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Kirsten M.

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Nashville, TN
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Fargo South High School Hall of Fame from Fargo School District
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Kirsten M.

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Whether you're a beginner or an advanced violinist preparing for an audition, whether your lesson takes place online or in my Nashville studio, I seek to help meet the goals of each student on their journey learning the violin. With 24 years experience as a member of a professional symphony orchestra, I know firsthand how important it is to learn how to play in a way that feels comfortable, without muscle tension. Developing good habits while having fun learning the essentials describes a typical lesson. If you have a favorite song you'd like to learn, feel free to bring it to the lesson!

About Kirsten

I'm a professional violinist in Nashville, TN. I graduated from DePaul university in Chicago with a Bachelor's Degree in Violin Performance. I was also a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, where I received training from the world's top conductors to become a professional orchestral musician.

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Tami
Me and my daughter had a great experience with Kirsten! She is very warm, flexible, and has a friendly, professional teaching style. An overall lovely person who is very talented at her craft. Would definitely recommend!
Lou
Kirsten Mitchell and I first met in a classroom at Austin Peay University where she was teaching a beginners violin class with individual instruction. Nearly all of her students turned out to be teenagers. Retired, I had already turned 65.
Over time, and with patient, coaching, and encouragement from Kirsten, I have learned to play several
Bach pieces, among others. Each new work requires that yet another skill or technique be learned. We have made our way from great simplicity to greater complexity, each step requiring more control and capacity.
How did we do that? Examples! When my attempts at discovery came short, Kirsten could always provide examples so matter-of-fact that they seldom intimidated. Just try it; just do it! It’s like learning from a big sister or parent who only desires your success and would do what it takes to accomplish that.
There have been times when my vote would have been for her to leave violin study to someone who had a brighter future. But, Kirsten seemed to sense that, and found understanding words and suggestions that turned my outlook towards optimism, and had me reaching deeper into myself to get through that dry spell.
Play squeaky? “Listen to this, and play along with me; listen to my tone and see if you can match it. Your F’s are a little high; need to be flatter. Move your finger a little on the string. Let’s play it together. See the spacing between second and third fingers here? Hold your bow this way and keep your fingers flexible. Watch how my hand works, then you try it. “ And it goes on, and on. Kirsten never seems to tire of coaching and mentoring.
What a contrast. An old guy with modest capabilities being taught by a thorough professional that makes her living with the NSO. A professional musician who can shrink the gulf between what she can do so well and what I struggle to learn, but always a friendly adult who can teach as though it is all that really mattered.
We revere and recognize those who enrich our lives, especially our teachers. They help us reach our goals. Kirsten Mitchell is one of the most memorable people I’ve met.
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Michael C.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael C.

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Hi! I'm Michael Shingo C. and I am a violinist, pianist, and composer.

In my teaching, I emphasize efficient, goal-oriented practice, and provide a strong technical foundation while always keeping musicality and expression in mind. I encourage my students to develop problem-solving skills that will ultimately allow them to create their own interpretations about a piece of music. I believe that each student has a different learning style and, with this knowledge, I design a program of study specifically for them.

Learning music is all about tackling technical or musical problems in many different ways until we find an approach that works for you. As multi-instrumentalist who also writes music, I can offer many different perspectives on a single issue and draw from a wide range of knowledge that serves me in my daily creative pursuits.

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About Michael

Hello I'm Michael! I am a violinist and composer with a diverse skill set and 17 years of experience. I learn and grow as I pass on my knowledge and constantly find ways to better serve my students and help them achieve their goals.

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Bruce R.
Michael is so patient (& talented). Very knowledgeable and calm demeanor. Looking forward to more lessons
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Paige Q
I have been a student of Michael’s for approximately 7 months. My only previous experience with violin had been one year in elementary school band class and 8 months with a private teacher. When my private teacher’s lesson schedule changed, I was introduced to Michael and was greatly impressed by his skill level and teaching style. I have learned so much more than I had expected in each lesson, like how to self-tune, use a metronome, shift, and various other techniques. Michael constantly offers feedback on how I can execute techniques better, and I feel that this helps me to learn more effectively. He is always challenging me by giving me harder pieces and scales. I have even been told by my high school orchestra conductor that I have improved so much and she is constantly surprised by how fast I am learning. I highly recommend having Michael as a teacher for anyone looking to learn how to play the violin.
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Daria H.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Carnegie Hall Award in Excellence in Teaching Award from American Protege Competition
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daria H.

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I have extensive teaching experience both in private violin lesson settings, and group classes. I teach all ages and levels starting ages 4 and up. I provide an individualized curriculum for all students based on each student's needs, interests, and goals. My students have won major international co

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Robyn J.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $31
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Outstanding Adjunct Instructor, 2015-2016 from Pellissippi State Community College
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Robyn J.

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I offer enthusiastic one-on-one instruction in my home studio, with seating for guardian/family member(s) in the living room. Whether you're a beginner or have been playing for a while, I will work with you in order to achieve your musical goals.

About Robyn

I have been playing viola and violin for over 30 years. I hold Bachelor's and Master's degrees in music and teach assorted music courses at Pellissippi State Community College. I have taught children, teens, and adults; both beginners and continuing students. I learn where the student is skill-wise

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John W.
Robyn has proven adaptable to my needs. Very good instruction.
John W.
She (successfully) tries to provide the exact assistance you need or want. She's good.
Forrest
Amazing instructer. Very helpful and willing to work and improve.
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Nicholas H.

82 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's in Music Performance from Georgia State University
  • Awarded Gerschefski/Reader Cello Scholarship from Martha Gerschefski
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nicholas H.

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I'm an experienced and dedicated musician, having played with Orchestras and Chamber groups throughout my state. My lessons are focused on relaxation, and am as laid back or strict as the student needs. Whether you're a beginner or advanced, shooting to be a church player or a pro, I have taught students for that and am the teacher for you.

About Nicholas

Nicholas is a professional cellist that has studied since the age of 9. He has now been teaching the cello, viola, and violin for over a decade for students of all ages, beginner to pre-college level. Throughout Nicholas’s career, he has been an active member of Honors Orchestras, Youth Symphon

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I've been taking lessons for the past three weeks and I must say Nicholas is a very educated instructor. He is very clear in his instructions and patiently waits for you to understand his topics. I highly recommend him to other new violin players. I plan to continue my lessons with him in the future.
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Shannon B.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Awarded Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Gerogia Southern University
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Shannon B.

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I use a hybrid approach of Suzuki and string method books with my violin and viola students. Rhythm/note reading is taught as well as how to create a beautiful tone. Familiar songs are played starting on the first day! I also conduct a string orchestra and students are encouraged to join after achieving a certain level of proficiency to enjoy the benefits of performing with others.

About Shannon

Music is my passion, my hobby, my career and my gift. I have been performing since age 7 and teaching for the last 25 years. I have a bachelor's and master's degree in music and love to share my knowledge and experience with all ages and aptitudes - even special needs. My approach to teaching is

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Marius
So far 1 lesson and Shannon made my tween feel very easy (he is a bit shy to play in front of people) and motivated. We are looking forward to more lessons!
Evie S.
My daughter’s first lesson with Shannon was fantastic! Shannon has such a warm personality that immediately put us all at ease. She is so patient, kind and knowledgable. She had many tips and tricks to help my daughter learn. My daughter left the lesson eager to practice what she learned, and eager to go to her next lesson. I couldn’t ask for a better outcome!
Danni D.
very patient. my 6yr old had a good time

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"Kelvin was very professional, knowledgeable and accommodating! Wonderful teacher!"
Olena
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Erin is a wonderful teacher! I started taking lessons with her as a beginner and after just a few months I've come along way. Learning under Erin I feel confident I’m learning correctly and the full scope of my instrument. She has a great studio with all the tools, music and instruments making learning very easy and fun. She has also been very accommodating with my busy work/practice schedule. I would highly recommend Erin as a teacher!"
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Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"She is great with young kids, and I enjoyed that she let my daughter apply what she learned and be creative during the lesson."
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Took Violin lessons from Rachel C.
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"Ms. Cauley is a great violin teacher! I wanted to continue learning violin through the pandemic and Ms. Cauley helped me improve so much at that time with online lessons. She was able to easily share her music sheets with me during the lesson online and was very patient. She always had excellent practice tips and always answered my questions so thoroughly. After every lesson, she posted our lesson notes which I found so helpful throughout my week of practicing on my own. Also, I auditioned twice for my youth orchestra while under her instruction and advanced both times! She really is the best!"
Sia
Took Violin lessons from Lauren C.
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"Susanna is very patient music teacher. My son is loving his music lessons."
Sonia
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"It was fun and I learned a lot!"
Constance
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"This was my first lesson with Susanna. She was very nice and helpful. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with her."
Lauren
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Great job. She really did a good job helping me hit all the rhythms I wanted. I would recommend her to others who need a good violin instructor."
Rhiannon
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"This was our first lesson and Shannon did a great job assessing my son's needs and teach him in a manner he could relate."
Jay
Took Violin lessons from Shannon S.
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"I cannot say enough wonderful things about Miss Autumn! She is really an inspiring instructor for my two children. They have been working with her for about two years and are so excited each week for their lessons. Highly recommend!"
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