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Kirsten M.

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Nashville, TN
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Music in Violin Performance from DePaul University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Gaga W.

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Starting at $75
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gaga W.

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Hello, My Future Student!

My name is Gaga and I hope to be your next, or even first teacher! I have deep respect for this profession and genuinely care for each and every student. I take give special care to provide exactly what you need to achieve your goals as a musician. I feel I succeed when I can get the best out of each player, helping them reach the highest level possible.

For Beginner lessons, I utilize the Suzuki Method, covering topics such as scales, arpeggios, and left hand exercises.

For Intermediate to Advanced players, we dive into further techniques and work on selected repertoire.

While I do curate content for lessons, I am happy and willing to work on what you want to play & learn!

I will help you procure all necessary materials like sheet music, instruments, and accessories.

For my education, I received a Bachelor of Music from San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and went on to attain my Master’s degree at Yale School of Music. While studying there, I also ...

About Gaga

Hello, My Future Student! My name is Gaga and I hope to be your next, or even first teacher! I have deep respect for this profession and genuinely care for each and every student. I take give special care to provide exactly what you need to achieve your goals as a musician. I feel I succeed when

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Jennifer L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennifer L.

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As a violin teacher with 18 years' experience, whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced student, I will offer you many gifts depending on your needs! Here's a snapshot of my skill areas:

-Suzuki Violin Certified Books 1-5
-Experience working with ALL ages, 3-70!
-Dalcroze teaching (teaching music through the body!)
-Recitalist
-International performing experience (Europe, Asia, Canada, Latin America)
-Baroque violin speciality + experience with rock/jazz/pop
-Seasoned orchestral player, performing in orchestras in the USA and internationally
-Movement therapy for violinists. I apply specific stretches and movements applicable to freeing up your movements as a violin player.

About Jennifer

Greetings, future students! Welcome to my page. If you have made it all the way here, congratulations-- because you are in good hands! I began violin at the age of 7, after begging my parents since the age of 3 after falling in love with a violin on display. I have 18 years' experience teaching vi

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Bridget
My daughter started online lessons with Jennifer at the beginning of the pandemic. After a year and a half of lessons my daughter said she could sight read music like reading a book and her musical ability had greatly improved. We did choose to eventually find in person classes, at Jennifer’s suggestion, as she felt that is the best way to learn. My daughter still misses Jennifer and her teaching style almost a year later.
Eric S.
At age 55 I started lessons with Jenny and immediately she was able to focus my practice on areas I really need to improve upon. I had only been playing violin for a year with very limited exposure to music way back in high school on a marching band drumline. She is very patient and understanding of the time challenges of working adults trying to lean a new skill. Moving from a H.S. drumline to violin is pretty much a quantum leap in understanding of music theory and execution, but Jenny broke down the process and was able to bring me to a level where I could perform confidently in front of audiences and gave me a whole new appreciation of music. She is dedicated, thoughtful and can help you achieve your music goals.

Thank you Jenny!
Jeff
For 15 years I was Director of a Center for the Arts in Plymouth, MN. Jennifer Lang was a valued member of our faculty here. Not only her finesse and expertise as a performer, but the wide range of her teaching skills made lessons with her a very positive experience for our students.

Her complete command of a wide range of styles of music enables her to connect easily with students, wherever they may be in their musical studies.

She's very personable and works warmly and respectfully with parents and students alike.

I recommend Jennifer Lang without hesitation - she's terrific!
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Joe M.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joe M.

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Learn how to play beautifully with proper technique, scale exercises, and by sight-reading fun music!

About Joe

With a bachelor's degree in Music Education from Vanguard University, I've been teaching Voice, Violin, Piano, and Guitar in classroom and one-on-one settings since 2002. Currently I am the Music Director for Arts Aloud Theater Group. Other places where I have taught are: Kids Space Whittier, Oakwo

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Zeenat G.
Joe really has the gift of teaching and has a way of putting things into perspective in an understandable way. Can’t wait to continue learning and growing!
Erin
Im already seeing a difference. Joe is really helping me with my belt.
Stephen
Worth double what he charges
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Carolyn B.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
  • Teaching since 1991
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Carolyn B.

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I have been teaching violin for over twenty five years. I teach both traditional western methods and Suzuki style. I have a Doctorate in Music. I am very experienced teaching all ages and levels. I teach out of my home studio in Scottsdale. If you have ever dreamed of learning to play music, I can help you make that dream come true.

About Carolyn

Carolyn has taught advanced, intermediate and beginning violin and viola lessons for over twenty five years. She has also taught beginning piano and cello for over twenty years. Carolyn earned her Doctorate in Music Performance from Arizona State University. She has taught in the Maricopa Communi

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Jeff
I've completed about 1 year of lessons with Carolyn, and my experience has been exceptional.

Carolyn is insightful and encouraging. She knows when to offer critical feedback and when to offer positive feedback based on her student's temperament. She also paces progress based on the student's aptitude, too.

I'd recommend Carolyn for any beginning string musician without any hesitation.
Mennen P.
Dr Carolyn is very patient & made every step of my beginning lesson enjoyable. I’m looking forward to my next lessons on the web with her!
Clark W.
Carolyn brings years of experience and insight to every lesson. She offers positive encouragement. She regularly challenges me with goals to stretch my skills, and always looks to move me on to a higher level of playing.
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Debra R.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaches students 3 to 18
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2002
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Debra R.

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Learn to play the violin with creativity, encouragement, and consistency. Violin students will learn through lessons that are customized to address the goals of each individual learner. Students will aspire to be creative, musical, and confident as they strum this beautiful stringed instrument.

About Debra

Ages taught: Male: 3 to 18; Female: 3 to 18 Debra has been teaching private lessons for over 15 years and has helped students learn to read, write and perform music in a fun and relaxed environment. Debra received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Morgan State University with a concentrati

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Makayla W.
Debra is a great teacher, she made my daughter feel comfortable and she is easy to talk to.
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"Philip was so patient and effective with my daughters. They never felt the least bit frustrated, because he always made learning the violin feel so easy and natural! Even though they only were able to study with him for a short time due to distance, they both made great gains during that time! He has a real gift for putting young children at ease, and finding how to draw out their best abilities!"
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Took Violin lessons from Philip O.
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"The students really benefited from the instruction today. They are so excited to receive these lessons and go away excited for the next one."
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"Great first lesson showed up early and Autumn was so accommodating really patient"
David
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Elizabeth has been a wonderful teacher to my daughter. We have taken both online and on-site lessons and both were well executed. She always has so much to share and so much to offer ."
Jasmine
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"A great instructor, wouldn't have any other. Susanna is patient and always willing to help me correct things I need to correct. She is truly and expert on stringed instruments as well as online instruction."
Lorna j Stemarie
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Lauren is an excellent teacher for adult students!

At the age of 54 I decided to purchase a violin and learn to play. I found Lauren Cauley through Takelessons.com and could not be more pleased with her!! She has taught me so much in my first four weeks. She's patient with me and encourages me when I get discouraged with my play. She is quick to answer the numerous questions I have. She is an extremely talented musician with a talent for teaching. She pushes me in my weekly assignments and ensures I've mastered one level before we move to the next. Thanks Lauren!!"
Mary
Took Violin lessons from Lauren C.
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"The whole family (including my son) is amazed at how well he is playing after 3 lessons! Thanks Susanna!!"
Nikhil
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"She is the best and has so much patience. My son has learnt a lot from Ms. Bailey."
Ishan
Took Violin lessons from Assunta B.
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"Great first lesson! My 10 year old LOVED it!"
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Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Y.
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"My daughter enjoys Ms. Shannon. The class is fun but challenging. My daughter looks forward to the next class with excitement."
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Took Violin lessons from Shannon B.
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