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Shannon S.

81 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Vivian Menees Nelson Music Award winner from Vivian Menees Nelson Foundation
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Shannon S.

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beginning through intermediate & adult.

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical stri

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Ana
Shannon’s lessons with my son are going great! He’s so excited to learn. I’m so happy that he’s happy about learning to play the piano.
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Very attentive to focus on areas that I need improvement and suggested exercises for me to practice.
Johnathan
Shannon has worked with me for years, as my nutrition/fitness/strength trainer and my private music instructor! I love her! She is so patient, kind and knowledgeable. She cares and only wants to help me be better at everything I do! And she is always there to help even between sessions. She's all in!
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Natasha C.

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Sugar Land, TX
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Natasha C.

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Professional Musician offers Violin Lessons in Sugar Land, Texas.

From beginner to advanced, Natasha's violin students are among the most competitive and successful in this area.

With a Master's degree, twenty years teaching experience, and 10 years in a major professional orchestra, she's ready to bring out the best in your children!

About Natasha

In addition to graduating from The Kharkiv Secondary Specialized Music Boarding School at the Kharkiv Conservatory, I hold a master's degree in Music. I specialized in piano and violin and also earned certification in teaching Music. Professional Experience: Competing and Winning Position o

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Rachel S.
I have been taking violin lessons with Mrs. Natasha for about 6 months and I enjoy every lesson! I am happy with the progress I have made as a beginner and would definitely not have made it this far without her help. I am so glad I found her to be my teacher and I recommend her to anyone wanting to learn violin or piano.
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Dustin N.

29 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Dustin N.

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I teach through a traditional style where learning notation is paramount. Proper technique and finger placement will propel us into playing classical or fiddle tunes

About Dustin

I hold music degrees from both Belmont and McKendree University. I've been teaching private lessons when I graduated high school and loved it. I decided to make teaching my career, I currently teach high school School orchestra.

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Travis
Very nice, attentive, and easy to work with. 1st lesson and looking forward to many more.
Isaiah N.
Dustin was very patient and kind to my son. He was very pleased about his first lesson and said it’s a great fit.
Audra
Excellent instructor. I am a complete beginner, but felt very comfortable and am excited to learn more.
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Rachel G.

10 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 18; Female: 5 and up
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Rachel G.

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Students can expect productive lessons with guidance in music selection and written instructions on what to practice sent home each week.

About Rachel

I have been playing the violin for 15 years and have taught lessons on and off for the last 8 years. I have a minor in music from BRigham Young University and have participated in several orchestra groups over the past several years. Right now, I play Violin II in the Houston Sinfonietta. I love to

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H.Clark
Rachel is patient, kind and has a gentle way in her approach to teaching violin. My 12yr old daughter is in her second year taking orchestra in middle school and she finds her time with Rachel to be extremely beneficial and productive.
Hart
Very impressed with first lesson for my daughter. Rachel is patient, a good listener and an obviously highly talented, skilled musician who can also teach. My daughter came home energized, ready to practice and looking forward to future lessons.
Dakota
Was wonderful. Rachel was very understanding and knowledgeable. She had a lot of patience. My daughter loves her and cannot wait for her next lesson.
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Michael D.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Viola Performance from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaching since 2009
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Michael D.

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I feel what makes taking lessons with me unique is my experience teaching private violin and viola lessons in Texas public schools (grades 6-12) and my career as a professional musician having performed in many orchestral, opera, and chamber music settings. Through the lens of that performed experience, I know how crucial an education that includes classical music can be in a student’s overall academic development and maturation. Though not everyone pursues music as a career, no matter the student’s age, I wish to ultimately be a positive support system in fostering their development in their mirrored desirability to make classical music and incorporate it's richness and beauty into their life.

About Michael

Howdy! Thank you for taking the time to check out my TL page! I am a musician formerly based out Dallas, TX, but have recently moved as of November 2021 to Freiburg, Germany! I performed in orchestras across the North Texas and Louisiana area as an orchestral violist, having played profession

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PARIVESH C.
Michael is an amazing teacher. He has deep understanding of fundamentals and subtleties involved in playing violin. It helped me understand and improve my shortcomings all the way from developing correct muscle memory, bowing techniques and producing the right sound. He has been a very patient teacher and inspires you to keep at it. Michael is very detail oriented - this helps to discover subtle flaws in your playing, which are easy to miss. It has been a great learning experience, and am looking forward to more classes.
Allegra F.
So far, so good! We look forward to our next lesson
James E.
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Josephine Y.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Josephine Y.

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Beginner through intermediate.
All ages.

About Josephine

10 Years professional private violin teaching experience Loves to play and teach classical, bluegrass, and Celtic genres! Lessons catered to meet your goals! Beginners - Intermediate Learn to read music, sight read, theory, history, and play with passion. *** Lesson Details *** Les

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Daishua J.
Although the wifi was lagging on both our ends Josephine made it work can't wait until further lessons.
Stacy N.
Such a great first lesson - I am so excited to keep going. Very impressed!
Brooke A.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Houston, TX

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Houston is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $102 per hour.
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"Professional and accommodating"
Amber
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Ms. Panagiota is an excellent instructor. My kid loves the empathy and attention she gives to the details and ensures continued progress.."
Surjya N Misra
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"My son has seen much improvement the last few months after being taught by Thomas. Very highly recommended!!"
Grace
Took Violin lessons from Thomas V.
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"It was absolutely GREAT experience.
Humberto is always supportive and ready to help and answer questions.
I am so excited to continue my violin lessons with him :))"
Samar
Took Violin lessons from Humberto G.
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"Mark is thorough as an instructor and relatable as a person. He takes time to explain theory and is very patient and reassurant about my progress in my lessons. I feel fortunate to have found Mark on my initial search for a music instructor."
Wanda
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"Had a great 1st lesson with Kelvin. My daughter was happy with the lesson. Kelvin gave great direction on what she needs to work on."
Julianne
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Very sweet, patient."
Sophia
Took Violin lessons from Leanna L.
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"I've been taking violin lessons with Susanna for over 3 months. I'm 36, and had never picked up a violin before, although I did know how to read music. She has been great to work with. She adapted the classes to my strengths and weaknesses, and is very easy going. Exactly what I was looking for!

I had decided to pick up the violin during the pandemic, so remote was the only option. I was a little worried that remote lessons might make it hard for my teacher to coach me on form, particularly. That hasn't been an issue at all. Susanna regularly gives me notes on bowing, fingering, and tune. It works quite well, and she's been flexible about which video conferencing system we use.

Can't recommend Susanna enough! She's amazing."
Craig
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"He is a very good teacher, he is very focused of the lesson, try to understand my individual problematic or desire and managed them.
The best violin teacher I have ever seen, very thankful."
Ju
Took Violin lessons from Chin K.
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"Susanna is incredibly skilled at teach adult learners. She focuses on technique and never looses her patience. A true joy."
Janice
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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Violin Lessons in Houston

By Rebecca L. - Houston Violin Teacher

Are you interested in learning a musical instrument and having fun at the same time? The violin may be the perfect instrument to pick up! My name is Rebecca, and after living and teaching in both Taiwan and New York, I am now studying and teaching around the Houston area.

I believe that music has a broader meaning than many people realize. Music is not the only thing people take away from lessons; music develops the ability to concentrate and develops characteristics such as patience and dedication. That being said, music teaches very important life skills. Without a doubt, music is a great and special hobby.

Houston is a wonderful city to experience many diverse and unique music events! A great number of the country’s elite mu

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sical art programs are all located in the heart of Houston, such as the Houston Symphony, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Ballet, Da Camera, The Mercury, and Rice Shepherd School of Music. Attending these programs and events can provide a great inspiration to you while taking violin lessons in Houston.

The Houston Symphony performs around three days a week at the Jones Hall, featuring top musicians from all over the world. Furthermore, The Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet are both brilliant performances to attend if you are wanting to see or experience something different. Uniquely, Da Camera concerts offer a broad range of repertoire, along with music styles ranging from classical to jazz.

On the contrary, The Mercury places a strong emphasis on the Baroque style of music. That being said, it’s the ideal orchestra to check out for those who are fans of early classical music! Equally important, The Mercury participates in community outreach and education. Additionally, the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra at Rice University is commonly known for being the best university orchestra within the United States. The symphony orchestra performs multiple concerts per semester, which are generally free for the public.

Family concerts are great opportunities for children to be introduced to music at a young age. Despite having never touched an instrument before, children often leave a concert feeling inspired and wowed. Often, it is the fun associated with listening, learning, and exploring different musical instruments that piques a child’s interest in music. The Shepherd School of Music organizes family concerts appropriate for all ages. Various instruments are shown in the lobby for kids to explore and see before the concert. For more information, all events are posted on the school calendar here: http://music.rice.edu/calendar/.

Last but not least, the Houston Youth Symphony is another wonderful resource for teens to experience and get involved in. It is composed of four orchestras made for students at different levels, where they can rehearse and perform with many students like themselves!

If music is an interest of yours, buying concert tickets are simple and affordable. Whether attending a concert as a passion or out of sheer boredom, individuals who walk in are guaranteed to take away a unique perspective on music. Concerts also make great family outings - thus are definitely worth a visit! Finally, attending concerts not only helps students become better musicians, it will also inspire them on many different levels. So, good luck in your violin lessons in Houston, and may you enjoy the wonderful selection of musical opportunities open to you!

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