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New York Violin Lessons

Concetta Abbate Teaching Artist

Concetta Abbate Teaching Artist

5.0 5 Reviews
Concetta Abbate is a violinist, violist, vocalist and composer in New York City. Concetta began studying classical violin and ear training at age 4, with Irene Lawton as her primary teacher. She later continued her classical studies with Jody Gatwood (Catholic University), Tanya Kalmanovitch (New England Conservatory) and Emily Ondracek (Columbia University). After a childhood dedicated to classical training, Concetta became interested in delving further into her interest in folk music, pop, and jazz. She writes original art songs inspired by natural science, folk tales, poetry in Spanish, and everyday objects and sounds. She releas ... View Profile
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Abigel Kralik Violin Lessons

Abigel Kralik Violin Lessons

5.0 4 Reviews
Hello!  I am a very passionate teacher of the violin. I am and American-Hungarian violinist based in New York. Qualifications: I have an undergraduate degree from the Juilliard School where I studied with Izhak Perlman. I want to pass on what he has taught to me to my students. I have won numerous national and international competitions and I have had many students that I absolutely love working with.  Teaching Style: I am a kind and patient person but at the same time, I push my students to go further in their learning than they wver imagined they could. Studying with me will be a fun, but serious learning experience!  My pric ... View Profile
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Poppa's Music Music, Inc.

Poppa's Music Music, Inc.

4.7 3 Reviews
Our goal is to provide the most efficient music education available for our students, while providing our students with experienced and professional educators. We are prepared to educate all levels from the beginner to the advanced. All instruments, music theory, and genres of music are available for Lessons by our professionally trained teachers.
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SK Violin Studio

SK Violin Studio

5.0 2 Reviews
I have years of experience working with students of all ages and levels, including in a college setting (Boston University); and many years of performing professionally, collaborating and playing with many renowned conductors and musicians of our generation. Having worked with many different individuals from different backgrounds, I can pinpoint and vary my teaching to the specific needs of every individual student. I believe that this is very important in music (especially applied lessons) as everyone has different physique and personality. ... View Profile
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MusicNJLessons.com

MusicNJLessons.com

5.0 2 Reviews
Bachelors in Music Ed, Masters in Music Performance, NJ Music K-12 Certified, Teacher Of Students With Disabilities Certified NJ, Supervisor Certified. Teaching 20 years.
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Brittany 's Music School

Brittany 's Music School

5.0 1 Review
Hi! My name is Brittany Harris and I am a professional Cellist having play with the Manhattan Symphonie, was Princial Cellist of the Litha Symphony and have performed with various artists. I hold two Bachelors in Music Education and Music Performance and I teach regularly in the Brooklyln Public Schools. I've been studying, teaching, playing music for 20 years. I LOVE music. It is truly my passion. Even more? I love TEACHING music. I'm a fun loving teacher and I enjoy laughing and creating an environment that produces a love of learning. It is my goal to give everyone a chance to learn a musical instrument, it is truly a wonderful gift and ev ... View Profile
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Helene Bergman Violin Studio

Helene Bergman Violin Studio

5.0 1 Review
My aim is to teach the "whole person", to communicate clearly, to inspire and to key into each person's path to learning. My students should enjoy the learning process and reap the benefits of their hard work - and I believe they do!
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Daniel Hyman Music Lessons

Daniel Hyman Music Lessons

5.0 1 Review
"Singing tone" is not a figure of speech to me - I am a concert baritone as well as a string player. I also love the teamwork and close interplay of chamber music, both performing and coaching. Lastly, even the simplest songs can have character, beautiful sound, and clear phrasing. All these qualities make music an art and a pleasure, not a chore.
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Yoon Jae Lee - Piano, Violin, Music Theory Instructor

Yoon Jae Lee - Piano, Violin, Music Theory Instructor

5.0 1 Review
I am a highly-skilled professional musician certified as a certified Steinway education partner with over 14 years of teaching experience. I offer lessons in classical piano, violin, viola, conducting, arranging/orchestration as well as private tutoring in ear training and theory. My main instrument is piano and I specialize in teaching students who already play the instrument and wish to get a more in-depth experience with piano literature by learning new repertoire and developing their technique. I also teach adult beginners and young beginners whose parents have a dedicated commitment to having their children make music an integral part of ... View Profile
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Alexia DelGiudice Viola/Violin Lessons

Alexia DelGiudice Viola/Violin Lessons

5.0 1 Review
My name is Alexia DelGiudice Bigari. I received my bachelor’s degree from The Juilliard School and my master’s degree from Northwestern University. I have been teaching for the past 6 years, both in Italy and the USA. I am very personable and love sharing music with others. :)
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Forever Music Lessons And Recording Studios

Forever Music Lessons And Recording Studios

5.0 1 Review
We provide our students with the opportunity to join one of the most effective and comprehensive music instruction and audio engineering programs available on Long Island. We also offer NYSSMA coaching, band coaching, studio time and more!
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Things 4 Strings LLC

Things 4 Strings LLC

5.0 1 Review
35+ years as professional performer and teacher of a full studio Recipient of "Kudos Award" from the American String Teachers Association Registered Suzuki Violin Teacher Registered O'Connor Method Teacher Suzuki Violin Program Coordinator of the Center for the Preparatory Arts of the Cali School of Music of Montclair State University Inventor & President of Things 4 Strings® patented bow accessories (www.Things4Strings.com) Studio Website: www.brons.us ... View Profile
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Antoine Guitar Lessons

Antoine Guitar Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I chose music in the first place because of the relationship I had with my childhood teacher. I believe that music lessons are about more than just the music, they are also about building a strong personal relationship between teacher and student.
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Sam & Rachel’s Violin & Viola Lessons

Sam & Rachel’s Violin & Viola Lessons

5.0 1 Review
At Sam & Rachel’s, we strive to bring the best out of our students. We believe one on one lessons are so important and essential to a student’s growth in music. One on one time allows for us to give the student undivided attention in the areas they require to learn. In big group settings, like ensembles, students can get unintentionally swept under the rug. That’s where we come in!  Sam & Rachel have been teaching private lessons on Long Island, from studios, in their homes, and even substituting for other colleagues, including each other. They have just recently moved to Brooklyn and want to continue spreading ... View Profile
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Elliott Violin Lessons

Elliott Violin Lessons

5.0 1 Review
My name is Elliott Niebch. I'm a violinist in New York City living in Midtown west and am currently accepting students of any age ( 7-90 years old), beginner to intermediate. I can host lessons in my apartment, or travel to you! I am a Violin Performance graduate from FSU (2004), and have a few years of teaching experience. I play in musical organizations throughout New York having a passion to pass on my knowledge of music to others. My background in both education and performance gives me a unique understanding of the artistry of both playing and teaching music. My goal is to connect with each student and guide them though a life long musi ... View Profile
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BROOKLYN MUSIC SCHOOL

BROOKLYN MUSIC SCHOOL

The Brooklyn Music School views music and performance as the birthright of all people, an essential way that human beings connect with others and explore their creativity. The study of music has been demonstrated to enhance academic learning and helps to develop discipline and confidence that will serve children well throughout their lives. As part of our vision of reinventing the community music school for the 21st Century, BMS is dedicated to: Making high quality musical instruction approachable and affordable to a wide range of students Creating frequent opportunities for performance for our students and cultural enrichment for our commun ... View Profile
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Rozanna Weinberger Violin Lessons

Rozanna Weinberger Violin Lessons

Learning to Balance the Violin One of the first steps in playing the violin is holding the instrument. We are actually ‘balancing’ the violin, which means finding a stable placement of the violin between the head, collarbone and shoulder so there is an even distribution of weight. There is a simple scientific principal to keep in mind, namely gravity. Because of gravity, the violin will fall to the ground unless we find the best place for the violin. Resting Head on Violin The head can simply rest on the violin. It is not necessary to grip the violin with head and shoulders once balance is achieved with the violin and body. This is a tria ... View Profile
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Studio IV

Studio IV

Erin fell in love with the violin at age seven under the instruction of Natalie Colbert at E. Rivers Elementary School in Atlanta, GA. She studied violin through high school and college, and received a BA in Communications with a Minor in Music from Georgia State University. After a lifelong study of the violin, Erin began to play the viola as a happy accident. As an undergraduate student in college, Erin’s chamber music group needed a violist to play the Schubert Trout Quintet. Never one to turn down a challenge, Erin jumped right in and never looked back. She has played viola in addition to the violin ever since. Erin’s studio is in Gree ... View Profile
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David Bousso Violin Lessons

David Bousso Violin Lessons

Teaching is very important to me as a musician because it allows me to impart my knowledge and experience onto my students. I believe everyone has the ability to learn how to play the violin whether beginning as a child, teenager or adult. The most important element is that the student has the determination to learn puts the practice and work into it everyday so that he or she may continue to develop and grow on the Violin. I teach each of my students based on what is best for their needs. Every person is different and develops at different rates. I teach privately and have taught in schools across the NY, CT and NJ areas. I also give lesso ... View Profile
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Kyulee Seo Violin

Kyulee Seo Violin

Hello! I am a violinist based in NYC and Nassau County. I have earned my Master's degree in Classical Violin at the Manhattan School of Music and an advanced performance certificate from Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music. I have ten years of rigorous teaching experience and work with all ages. I am an alumnus of the NY All-State Festival and of course can prepare you for NYSSMA and ABRSM exams, All-County/City Prep, competitions, Pre-college auditions, and conservatory auditions. ... View Profile
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Hahnsol Kim Violin And Viola Lesson

Hahnsol Kim Violin And Viola Lesson

My name is Hahnsol Kim and I am currently enrolled in The Juilliard School as a master candidate. I have been teaching for about 8 years, various students age from 4 to 50. I can help my students whatever their goal is. Either professional or amateur, I will make sure my stdent loves the music!
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Violin, Viola, Piano Lessons

Violin, Viola, Piano Lessons

Learn how to play an instrument with music instruction from Alexandria Pritchard. This teacher offers classical piano, violin, and viola music lessons that focus on technique and artistry. Alexandria Pritchard (b. 1996) is a solo violinist and pianist born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alexandria began studying, as a classical violinist at age 11 and is currently studying with world-renowned violinist, Weiwei Le. Alexandria is also studying under world-famous pianist Timothy Hoft in classical piano. Alexandria is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, in Violin Performance and Music ... View Profile
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Zeyu Victor Li Violin Lesson

Zeyu Victor Li Violin Lesson

Zeyu Victor Li's Biography Zeyu Victor Li,Who has been praised by world-renowned violinist Pinchas Zukerman: “you are a genius and your future will be bright", and acclaimed by internationally renowned Grammy Award winning Composer Tan Dun as "Musical Prodigy in China", Winner of the China National Violin competition Junior First Prize and the only “Contemporary Chinese Pieces Prize” at the age of 13. In the following year, he entered the top-ranked college “Curtis Institute of Music” (only three violinists were accepted globally in 2010) with a full scholarship as one of the youngest violinists. His teachers inc ... View Profile
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Alyssa Kim Violin Lessons

Alyssa Kim Violin Lessons

Hi! I am a senior in high school, but I love teaching music. I've played the violin for 13 years now, and I attend the Juilliard Pre-College Division in the city every week. I am always looking for something to improve on, and so I believe that quality makes me able to always push people to do better. I am efficient with my time and able to plan acoordingly. I like to explore different teaching styles, and I find it especially helpful when the teacher is able to demonstrate what they're talking about, or if they could either visually or physically explain the concept, because music is much more complicated than math, which is cut and dry. Tha ... View Profile
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Ju's Violin Studio

Ju's Violin Studio

Great violin lessons with a lot of Fun! Learn the violin fast and easy way! About the violin teacher, Ju Jin-Bornet        A native of South Korea, violinist Ju Jin-Bornet has been passionately performing and teaching in New York City and New Jersey since 2008. She has performed in a wide variety of orchestras, including Broadway show “the Phantom of the opera” (sub), the NYU Symphony Orchestra (concertmaster), the S.O.Phi.A Orchestra (concertmaster), the MSM Philharmonic (assistant concertmaster), the Manhattan Symphonie Orchestra played in Carnegie's Weill Hall, the Bergen Symphony Orchestra, and among others ... View Profile
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Barbara Weber Violin Instruction

Barbara Weber Violin Instruction

Winning the Diamond Award for Best Score at the NYC Film Awards in 2015 is the latest accolade for film composer Barbara J Weber. Who, after years of being an accomplished violinist and performing with numerous top tier orchestras under the batons of world renowned conductors: James Colon, Jose Serebrier, Isaiah Jackson, Seymour Lipkin among many others; began her foray into composing for film. The very first film she scored, a full feature, "Let Me Out" by David Feldman, won for "Best Psychological Drama", at The New York International Film and Video Festival, 2009. Barbara has since scored the music to more than 28 films ranging from four ... View Profile
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The Royal Stage School Of Music

The Royal Stage School Of Music

The Royal Stage School of Music is a well rounded music school in NJ.  The goal for the music school is to build bridges within communities both near (bringing musicians together from neighboring towns) and far (helping different organizations) through the use of music. 
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Center Stage Music Lessons

Center Stage Music Lessons

Center Stage Music Lessons offers competitively priced music lessons in voice, guitar, violin, piano, bass, cello, drums, and ukulele. All ages are welcome.  Students are evaluated on an individual basis.  Some are ready very young, 7-9 years old, and some are not ready till 13 or 14 years old.  We will assess your child for you.  We recommend taking it one month at a time.  If you are an adult, any age is a good time to start!  How much time needs to be committed to become proficient?  That is dependent on the individual.  For young people, parents will need to invest some time supervising at ... View Profile
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NYC Violin Studio

NYC Violin Studio

Finding an educated player and finding a good teacher are two completely different things. When I see other teacher's profiles, they boast of the years of training they had. Anyone can learn and play. Not anyone can teach. PATIENCE When you know how to teach properly, you have a seemingly endless resource of patience. This is because what the student sees as "patient" is really just a small step in the educational process. It is a fraction of time just before a correction. When you have something new to teach, whether it is a new technique, or a correction of something being done improperly, and you know exactly how to break it down ... View Profile
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Julie Pacheco Music Lessons

Julie Pacheco Music Lessons

Woodwind specialist Julie Pacheco is a New York City freelancer and teacher. Julie became a multi-instrumentalist at an early age and now enjoys playing saxophone, flute, clarinet and oboe in her work on Broadway, including: If/Then, An American In Paris, It Shoulda Been You, Gigi, Amazing Grace, Tuck Everlasting, and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.  Julie has a MM in Music Performance from New Jersey City University and a BM in Music Education from Ithaca College. As a teacher, Julie has 16 years of teaching experience, working with hundreds of students. She enjoys teaching young and advancing musicians, helping them discover thei ... View Profile
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Rozanna Weinberger Violin Lessons

Rozanna Weinberger · New York, NY


WHO OR WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO START TEACHING?

I come from a musical family and it wasn’t unusual for us to put on family concerts, whether for our neighbors in our garage or formal stage. From early on as a child I passionately loved music but was also inspired by young students my age, who were devoting much of their young lives to playing and mastering an instrument. While this meant working hard, I was always motivated by hearing incredible concerts of music I had a passion to play.

I was inspired to start teaching because I had great teachers. Many of these teachers were inspiring because of how great they played, some because of their inspiration, passion and incite about the music and others because they had a refined understanding of technique and how to play with ease, comfort and confidence.

In addition I developed a great passion for how to play with naturalness and ease because when I was 15 I broke my neck! While I was fortunate to have recovered from this incident without any residual effect on my movements, but continued to have technical challenges due to the fusion in my neck as well as muscle trauma around the effected area. This challenge would also prove

My mother. From my youngest age, I recall listening to my mom sing songs as she did housework throughout the day. She would make up melodies effortlessly and from this I learned there was a naturalness to music that makes it universally appealing for everyone.

I was also super inspired to take lessons and be surrounded by young colleagues at music camps that practiced hard and loved music.

WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT YOU JOB?

I love that my work is diversified because I try to lead a creative life. I love teaching and helping students discover easier ways to play and more confidence in their abilities. Its especially fun when students discover areas that are too tense, particularly in shoulders and upper arms. When players realize bowing doesn’t have to feel so hard or strenuous, that too is a great thing. I also love creating violins that are part of my educational philosophy to encourage creativity in children on multiple levels. I love helping students discover new possibilities by cultivating their creativity.

WHAT TYPES OF STUDENTS HAVE YOU WORKED WITH?

I’ve worked with students young & old, professional and amateur. I believe music and the pursuit of refining a skill and artistic nature are good for the soul, whether one pursues a career or not. Often non professional students want to enjoy an outlet and also don’t want to be judged for their playing level. As such I try to create an atmosphere of mutual respect where player can focus on their love of learning.

With younger students, or those aspiring for a career in music I think a couple areas of focus are important. The 1st is to help student organize their technical movements so they feel free yet effective in playing technique and expressing themselves musically. The 2nd thing I consider important is helping students have a creative approach to their learning process.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR PASSION FOR TEACHING

As touched upon in previous question, helping students play with technical ease, using their body to play with ease and joy, is rewarding as a teacher. And its something I love to work on because I worked through these issues ‘the hard way’, having broken my neck at 15 and having to unravel the difficulties that no professional viola teacher could fully grasp. While this was a challenging road, I learned from studying the most fundamental components of technique, how to learn from the kinesthetic signals of the muscles to hone and refine my technical approach. What I’ve learned is something I’m passionate about sharing, in part because when students develop kinesthetic awareness in their approach they can ultimately become their own best teacher.

There is something phenomenally empowering about discovering theres no technical problem one can ultimately unravel for oneself. In this regard my teaching is unique compared to most other approaches. I’ve also written significantly on this topic as I believe many players and teachers need a better understanding of the mechanics of technique, starting with the skeleton and how that impacts efficient use of muscles.

The 2nd part of my passion for teaching comes from a desire to cultivate entrepreneurial abilities for students. If students can learn to rely on their creativity there is a better chance they can navigate changing professional waters in this day and age. That means using ones creative skills to discover new musical possibilities for oneself and the world.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE ASPIRING STUDENTS?

Follow your heart. As Marc Anthony once said, ‘If you love what you do and cultivate your genuine desire and love of music, the discipline to work hard will generally follow. As Marc Anthony once said, ‘If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life!’

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