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Jonathan G.

8 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, French, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Ph.D., Music from University of Washington (Seattle)
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Jonathan G.

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I have two graduate degrees in Music Performance. I have taught this subject for over twenty years. I have played as a regular substitute violinist with the Seattle Symphony.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Adam
I've been taking piano lessons with Jonathan for over a month now and I've been very pleased with his teaching. He's extremely knowledgeable and skilled, but what I appreciate most is his enthusiasm during lessons. He keeps the lessons fun, even when the subject matter is difficult. On top of this, he's just a cool, nice guy who I've enjoyed getting to know.
Brandon
Working with Johnathan has been a joy.

It was my purpose setting out to study music in general, not just to study an instrument but to use the instrument as a means of approaching music in the abstract. I set out to study music’s mechanics and theoretical foundations.

Jonathan is very knowledgeable and very meticulous. He has a precise and analytical sort of mind, and very strong foundations in his classical training.

To have a wealth of knowledge in one's subject is not enough, one also has to know how to teach (which is a whole skillset of its own). It is clear Jonathan is an experienced teacher. I have never felt rushed with Jonathan, he is very generous with his time. He provides ample resources for study outside of our sessions, and is quick to respond to emails. He has lent me books, sent me links to videos, and provided me with plenty of homework.

Jonathan has also been very accommodating in allowing me to have some authority in planning lessons and exploring my own interests. Particularly I wanted to study modal music and found a folk song in the Locrian Mode. We took a break from the Suzuki work we had been doing and he helped me transcribe the song and practice.

I could not recommend Jonathan enough, I am switching focus from violin to piano for the time being and will be employing him as my piano tutor, and I’m very much considering taking spanish lessons under his tutelage as well.
Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
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Eric W.

14 Reviews
Redmond, WA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Eric W.

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I started playing violin with the Suzuki method at age 5. I have been teaching violin to ages 4 to adult for over 8 years. While not a concert or symphony level player, I have been providing quality lessons and guidance to beginners and intermediate players of all ages and interest for years. As with all of my lessons, I provide a core curriculum as well as custom tailor to the student's needs and interest. From Bach and other Suzuki classics, to modern favorites like Pirates of the Caribbean or Lindsey Stirling.

About Eric

Music lessons for all ages and levels on guitar, bass, violin, cello, ukulele, banjo, piano/keyboard, voice/singing, and songwriting. Private studio in downtown Redmond, WA or online lessons. I have been teaching for over 20 years, and performing and recording as a singer/songwriter/guitarist for ov

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Josh W.
I'm an intermediate musician learning Ukele for the first time. Eric took the time to help me figure out the basics and ultimately helped me learn to how play two songs with very distinct styles, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, and Dust in the Wind.
Bruce H.
Great teach after first lesson. Excited to continue.
Annastasia L.
Great to play with
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Luther W.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Luther W.

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I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I am a graduate of the New England Conservatory where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player on both the violin and viola in a variety of professional ensembles including substitute viola work with the Borromeo String Quartet. I draw from this performing background to teach my students of all ages and abilities.

I currently act as Adjunct Instructor of Violin and Viola at Merrimack College, where I serve as a primary instrumental teacher to enrolled students. I have also acted as the primary violin teacher for Main Street Music, LLC, in Waltham. Additionally, I run a private studio of approximately 20 students as young as 6 and as old as 60. Of these, some never touched an instrument before our first lesson, and some are serious conservatory-bound musicians intending to make a career as a ...

About Luther

I am a professional violinist and violist in the Boston area. I hold a bachelor's and a master's degree in violin performance from the New England Conservatory of Music where I have studied with Miriam Fried, Donald Weilerstein, and Martha Katz. I have performed extensively throughout my life as a s

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Thao R.
My daughter has had very good lessons with Luther. He is enthusiastic knowledgeable, and has great techniques. He understands kids and works with my daughter very well. She improves a whole lot and enjoys playing.
Robert O.
Extremely nice and very patient.
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Anna P.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 17; Female: 5 and up
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Anna P.

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Anna teaches beginner through early advanced.

About Anna

A violinist with a Bachelors Degree in Music Education and a Masters in Music, Anna F. uses a classical approach to teaching violin since that gives a foundation of excellence. Anna has taught both privately at home as well as in a private school setting. Anna began teaching around 2007 for a few ye

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Jael H.
A lovely instructor with a cheerful, merry heart. Miss Anna is a wonderful patient violin teacher to my 2 daughters. She even included my son who plays banjo to be part of their Christmas Recital. She is a joy to have as their teacher. Thanks Anna!
Blair H.
Miss Anna is a lovely violin teacher for my daughter! She is very patient and knows violin so well. She is an excellent teacher, and although we just met her through take lessons for violin lessons, she seemed like she is already our long time family friend! Thanks Miss Anna for sharing your talent with Hanja!
Elizabeth ..
Great first lesson...after 25 years! Anna got me pointed in the right directions and back into the groove.
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Shannon B.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Glenda J.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 55; Female: 5 to 75
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Glenda J.

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About Glenda

After studying at Cass Tech High School and Wayne State University in MI, I have enjoyed teaching privately, in groups, and at churches, I have performed vocally and instrumentally throughout the US and in 8 foreign countries, and taught at public, charter, and private schools. It is important to t

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Danyelle
Ms. Glenda is very inspiring, patient, and kind with her teaching style. She is committed to musical excellence. So glad I found her.
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Braylon
Ms. Glenda is amazing. Really knows her stuff:

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Seattle is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $60 and $80 per hour.
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"Very good teacher, with a lots of compassion.Mr. Kelvin is paying attention to details which makes my daughter better violin player."
Sebastian
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Chelsea is a wonderful teacher. Playing a plastic recorder for a week in fourth grade music class is the extent of my musical experience and that was a LONG time ago. Chelsea is great at finding the right place for me to start learning and then laying out for me exactly what I need to work on in order to progress to the next stage of my learning process. I had been considering teaching myself how to play the violin via youtube videos but learned more in the span of one hour-long session with Chelsea than I could have learned in a week going that route. Chelsea was able to address the importance of things like posture and breathing to achieve the best possible sound, without that real time one-on-one instruction this would have been a nuance that I would not have ever picked up on. She is punctual, friendly, polite and patient. I highly recommend hiring her to teach you or your kids an instrument."
Jacob
Took Violin lessons from Chelsea S.
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"Jennifer has great enthusiasm and shares her vast knowledge in a very positive way. Very encouraging. My daughter loves her."
Pat
Took Violin lessons from Jennifer A.
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"We shortened it because Bella is pretty new at even holding the violin, but the instruction and tuning was perfect for our first lesson. I am trying to be a good assist, so we can learn it together. :-)"
Bella
Took Violin lessons from Amy R.
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"Kelvin was very professional, knowledgeable and accommodating! Wonderful teacher!"
Olena
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"A wonderful, patient lady who loves what she does!!"
Alicia
Took Violin lessons from Cathy W.
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"Amber was very thorough in explaining all the necessary parts of the violin. She explained how to read music, tune the instrument. Overall it was very good and helpful."
Laura
Took Violin lessons from Amber J.
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"My daughter was the youngest student she had ever worked with and she did a great job! Wilma was very patient and concise. She was skillful at identifying how my daughter learns and capitalize on that."
Jenny
Took Violin lessons from Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Elisa is a great teacher I would reccomend! -Lia N."
Jeffery
Took Violin lessons from Elisa B.
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"Mr. Newbold is a qualified instructor who knows his craft. I took lessons with him for several years and it was an enjoyable experience. He is versatile and an accomplished player on multiple instruments himself; he does not speak from untried theory but from experience. If anyone is looking to start playing an instrument, Dustin is a good instructor to consider."
Clayton
Took Violin lessons from Dustin N.
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