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Chicago Viola Lessons

The Orland  Centre For Music Performance

The Orland Centre For Music Performance

5.0 21 Reviews
Sheer technique is necessary but insufficient to play an instrument well. Aural skills, that include the study of functional tonality and voice-leading are important factors that impart musicality. This is of great import if the prospective musician wants the audience to truly enjoy his or her performance! Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as well, Farobag continues in his capacity as ... View Profile
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Lessons & Beyond

Lessons & Beyond

5.0 4 Reviews
First of all, please read the message I sent to you before anything else! Moving on: Here is a list of just some ofthe things I am proficient in and can teach you: Genres (blues, rock, country, classical, metal, pop, punk) Technique (strumming, lead playing, fingerpicking, speed-picking, sweep picking) Theory (note-reading, scales/improvisation, chord construction, timing/rhythm) Composition (putting it all together- songwriting!) And this is all only the beginning. I come to each lesson with a plan, based off how I feel the student learns and what their goals are. I am patient and let the lessons move as fast as the student absorbs the inf ... View Profile
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International Mansion

International Mansion

5.0 4 Reviews
Our general curriculum includes a variety of challenging courses that meet or exceed state requirements (if you are following Common Core's markers). Suitable class sizes and exceptional, qualified teachers allow The Language & Music School to offer an expert-led and inclusive educational environment, while also ensuring each student receives the individualized attention and support they need. We set you up with a one on one teacher for an 8 week session ... View Profile
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Reverb Lessons

Reverb Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken care of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuring that only the best instructors help you learn t ... View Profile
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Play Music Chicago

Play Music Chicago

5.0 2 Reviews
Taisiya Sokolova attended the Colburn Academyfor Young Artists. She then received her Bachelor of Music from Indiana University South Bend and Master of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. She has studied with Atar Arad, Li-Kuo Chang, Luis Vargas, Paul Coletti and Elena Ozol. She also participated in master classes with Yuri Bashmet, Sven Arne Tepl, Jurgen Kussmaul, Nobuko Imai, Paul Neubauer, and Martha Katz. Taisiya is a prize winner of numerous competitions, such as MTNA State Competition in 2014 and 2015, Imperial Symphony Orchestra Young Artists competition in 2014, and the International Competition “21st Cen ... View Profile
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Rachel Peters String Lessons

Rachel Peters String Lessons

5.0 1 Review
My name is Rachel Peters and I was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Violin Performance from the College-Conservatory of Music and my Master's degree at Northwestern University for Violin Performance in addition to being a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. In Cincinnati, I taught private lessons at the Cincinnati School of Music for two years and taught violin/viola group classes at the Peraza Music Workshop along with coaching young chamber music groups for seven years. I am also currently teaching at Terra Sounds School of Music.I love teaching because I have the strong belief that anyone can accomplish ... View Profile
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Anna Berntson, Violin Lessons

Anna Berntson, Violin Lessons

5.0 1 Review
Hello! My name is Anna Berntson, and I recently earned my Master's degree from University of Michigan studying under Aaron Berofsky. I graduated from Oberlin Conservatory in 2012 where I studied with David Bowlin. In addition to my studies, I currently substitute with Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Jackson symphonies. As of spring 2017, I am Suzuki certified. Over the past few years, I have performed in masterclasses for artists such as Almita Vamos, Lawrence Dutton, and Sir Simon Rattle. I am passionate about helping all of my students to reach their full potential on their instruments, and have had students from beginner through adult. I offer a n ... View Profile
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Susan Rozendaal Violin And Viola Studio

Susan Rozendaal Violin And Viola Studio

5.0 1 Review
I am a professional violinist/violist, member of the Chicago Federation of Musician's Union and enjoy performing sacred and secular music in various concert halls and churches in greater Chicago.  I have taught at least 30 years in various schools and studios including: The Cleveland Institute of Music Pre- College DivisionThe Music Institute of ChicagoWinnetka district 36Avoca District 37DePaul University Community SchoolPrivate studio.  I have been a Clinician at Suzuki Summer Institutes- Blue Lake MI, Steven's Pt. WI, and Deerfield, IL Background:  BS in Music Ed w/ minor in child psychology, Master's studies in  v ... View Profile
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Gasse School Of Music

Gasse School Of Music

The Gasse School of Music. founded in June 2001, serves Chicago and the near-west suburbs, including Forest Park, Oak Park, River Forest, Elmwood Park, and Berwyn. The school is dedicated to a simple, two-point mission: To provide quality, instrumental music instruction for children and adults of all ages, and Make the playing of a musical instrument a fun and enjoyable part of everyday life. Bringing the joy of music to anyone is a gift of incalculable value and the academic and life-skill benefits of musical instruction are well-documented. Those benefits suffer, however, if the process of instruction is not infused with a sense of fun and ... View Profile
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Midlothian Music

Midlothian Music

Experience matters when it comes to the role of music teacher.  Our 13 accredited instructors come from the best music colleges and are specialists in the instruments they teach. We teach traditional methods and know how to create specific lesson plans for anyone age 5 and up. Using traditional methods of teaching, Midlothian Music can take students as beginners to as far as they want to go.  Our educational roots go back to our earliest days in 1960 and a number of our former students have gone on to enjoy rewarding professional careers in the music industry. Lessons are available Monday through Saturday at our Midlothian store and ... View Profile
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Maxwell Music Lessons

Maxwell Music Lessons

I'm a college graduate that has been teaching music since 2010 graduation. I also have many connections in many industries that may further someone's elses career; as well as mine.  
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Julie Fischer Violin & Viola Instructor

Julie Fischer Violin & Viola Instructor

Education:  Julie received her Graduate Diploma from the New England Conservatory in 2005, her Masters of Music from the New England Conservatory in 2004, and her Bachelors of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music in 2002. Significant teachers and mentors:  A few of Ms. Fischer's significant teachers/mentors throughout the years were: Lucy Chapman, Donald Weilerstein, Almita and Roland Vamos, Thomas Wermuth, and Paula Fischer. Teaching philosophy and areas of expertise:  Ms. Fischer's philosophy is one that revolves arond loving and caring for her students. It can not be explained any better, than from her ... View Profile
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The Chicago Academy Of Music

The Chicago Academy Of Music

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Frantz Music Studio

Frantz Music Studio

Music is a powerful gift that should be shared with everyone. As an educator, my mission is to help students develop a life long love for music and the capability to express themselves with it so they can connect with others around the world. The process of learning music and the skills that come from it can also affect other important aspects of students’ lives. My Approach: My goal is to help students to find their voice, through learning technique, ear training, and theory in different styles of music. I strive to make sure that students feel comfortable and effortless on their instrument, so they can feel confident and limitless. W ... View Profile
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Rhona Reagen

Rhona Reagen

I am an experienced teacher who is dedicated to helping all interested students reach their maximum potential in musical expressions.  Each student receives individual attention within the studio structure.   We have 2 large formal recitals a year as well as a community holiday concert and a Solofestival.
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Etc. Music School

Etc. Music School

Led by Founder and Director Mike O’Mara, a longtime Evanston resident and teacher with 15+ years’ teaching experience, etc. Music School represents a holistic approach to musical and theatrical education wherein private lessons, ensembles, classes and original productions at every level involve and respect the students’ interests and strive to utilize them to foster motivation towards achieving each young artist’s goals via organic, collaborative study and experimentation. Class Structure:Each lesson, class and production at etc. is tied together at every level. From the beginner to the most advanced, each student can ... View Profile
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First Conservatory Of La Grange

First Conservatory Of La Grange

Started in 1995, First Conservatory prides itself on providing expert instruction in a nurturing environment.  The teachers are also very active performers in professional ensembles which helps their instruction.  They are always practicing whcih means they bring that ethic of alwasy improving to their students.   www.firstconservatorylagrange.com
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Venus Fu Music Studio

Venus Fu Music Studio

Many years experience teaching Suzuki programs fro age 3 to audit, I have achieved as a gold metal list teacher for The Royal Conservatory of Music, Canada My students have won Gold and Silver Metal in Quebec Music Educator Association music festival Montréal Canada. My students have taken The Association Board Of The Royal School of the Music Exam(London.U.K.) I played with Beijing Film Orchestra and Hong Kong Sinfornietta from 1983-2000, As a concertmaster for The Musicians of the World Symphony Orchestra from 2006-2012 Now I am playing with Highland Park Strings. ... View Profile
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Evanston Violin Lessons

Evanston Violin Lessons

Successful students are a reflection of their supportive teachers.  While knowledge about the learning process is invaluable in teaching, equally important is a supportive, encouraging environment.  My goal as a teacher is to fully realize my students' potential.  This means that they must be free to enjoy their work, experiment with methods learned and untried, and develop a positive sense of self-esteem in order to achieve their personal best.  Additionally, my musical objectives blend skills, knowledge, and newer teaching strategies that: *    Increase basic mind/body coordination skills *    Develop ... View Profile
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Horse-Drawn Productions, Inc.

Horse-Drawn Productions, Inc.

Horse-Drawn Productions has been teaching, recording and supporting Berwyn, Cicero, Riverside students for 7 years, and have been around since 1998. All of the individual lessons and classes are taught in a state-of-the-art recording studio facilty, with over 7,000 square feet. We also offer IT Support and Computer Repair services, as well!
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MB Muzik

MB Muzik

Marija Bubanj, Violin/Viola A native of Belgrade, Serbia, Marija Bubanj began studying violin at the age of six. At the age of sixteen, in addition to violin, Marija Bubanj started playing the viola. She received a Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance from the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad in 1993. During these studies, she played in a chamber ensemble Artisti Dell Arco, Belgrade, where she performed on numerous European stages as well as Radio and TV broadcasts. The ensemble performed pieces of Bach, Mozart, Vivaldi, Corelli, Torelli and Respighi. She also performed with the Symphony Orchestra of the Music Academy of Novi Sad where she pla ... View Profile
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Enchante Music

Enchante Music

I have been teaching violin and viola for 50 years, and have published several books designed to help children master string techniques (see: Color by Note for Young Violinists, Rainbows Musical Colors for Beginning Violinists, Songs from India for Young Violinists, and Holiday Music for Two Violins, available from Amazon). I use a combination of Suzuki training for beginners, with note reading introduced as soon as possible. I work to make the learning process interesting and fun for students, by finding out their preferences and selecting music that they enjoy playing, and carefully curating their reportoire to help them grow as musicians. ... View Profile
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Ossia Musical Forum

Ossia Musical Forum

Ossia Musical Forum offers  transformational and practical programs for Violin or Viola,  unleashing the compelling musician that resides within. Intense musical focus; Multi-faceted development of individual musician; Individual coaching and group instruction; Complementary techniques including meditation, Feldenkrais, removal of limiting subconscious beliefs with Psych-K technology, Professional and entrepreneurial mindset; Mastermind participation; Solo and Chamber Music Performances; Development of quantum-based paradigm of artistry, collaboration, and adherence to Universal Principles ... View Profile
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Max’s Viola Lessons

Max’s Viola Lessons

I have 14 years of experience playing on the Viola. I just recently received my Masters degree from Michigan State University in Viola performance under Professor Yuri Gandelsman. I received my undergrad degree from Eastern Michigan University under Scott Woolweaver and Dan Foster. I have many years of orchestral experience and would love to help people prepare for auditions if needed. Depending on needs I can also help prepare solo works as long as technical etudes to help reach your goals when performing. You’ll become a better musician and will be able to apply topics learned to anything else that you play in the future.  ... View Profile
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Seth Van Embden - Viola And Violin Teacher

Seth Van Embden - Viola And Violin Teacher

www.sethvanembden.com Named a 2016 “Emerging Artist” by the Mendocino Music Festival, violist Seth Van Embden originally moved to Chicago to study at the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University for a Masters in Viola Performance on full scholarship, studying under Helen Callus. He is also a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.   Seth received a dual degree in viola performance and music education at Rutgers University under the tutelage of Philadelphia Orchestra principal violist CJ Chang. Previously Seth was principal violist of the orchestra Sinfonietta Nova, in West Windsor, NJ. Most recently Seth ... View Profile
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The Academy Of Music And Art, Inc.

The Academy Of Music And Art, Inc.

Trying to decide between a few different Music, Art and Dance Schools? If you are looking for music, art and dance you are at the right place! The Academy of Music and Art is a fun and friendly place to take lessons. We are here to help you get the most from your classes. You will fit in! You are taught in a way that is designed to build your self-esteem.  Beginners & children are welcome. Classes are all about you, your interests and your goals. You can learn and have fun at the same time.  Convenient after school, evening and weekend classes. Dance classes for ages 2 and up. Music lessons for ages 3 and up.  ... View Profile
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