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Garden City Violin Instructors

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Take Note Lessons
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carolina N.
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Michelle is great with kids. Our 7-year old daughter loves her piano lessons and always looks forward to them. More important, we can hear that she is really learning and making great progress. Two of her school friends have started lessons with Michelle after we recommended her.

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Gregor Kitzis (Teaching)
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jose R.
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Gregor is a kind and supportive teacher who made my lessons fun and enjoyable. I highly recommend him to anyone who is considering violin lessons for the first time or already an experienced player.

  • 9 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Ken M.
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Harry is truly an excellent teacher. I cannot recommend him highly enough. He makes the lessons fun and challenging, and I come away realizing I've learned a lot in an hour. He is a really good violin and piano player and it really inspires me to go home and practice. Harry tries hard to be flexible with scheduling which I really appreciate. The price of the lessons is also good. If you are looking for a violin or piano teacher (he teaches me violin), I would say try a lesson with Harry for sure.

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Kino Lee Music
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
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PS L.
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Kino is really patient with me, and her space is really clean, bright and large, highly recommend her for piano lessons.

Continuo Music At Home
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Colette G.
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Barb's Continuo Home Music Lessons provided home lessons to my son. Not only was the instructor very talented, but they knew exactly how to interact with a young person to keep his interest throughout the lesson and encouraged practicing beyond the lesson. Barb is always prompt and goes out of her way to accomodate scheduling issues.

Eugene's Music Studio
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Ori S.
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Eugene’s Music Studio is one of the most professional & kind music studios we had the honor to work with. My son is so excited and cannot wait for his piano lessons. The teacher was able to keep him busy and involved throughout the entire session (not an easy task) and she always comes up with new ways for him to stay involved. We are very happy that we found Eugene's Music Studio. Eugene was very attuned and helped us find the best fit for our child and we look forward to seeing the progress he will make with time.

NJ/NY Violin Lessons
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Victoria P.
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Mariko did a very nice job giving my daughter her first violin lesson.

WillYouLearn
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth M.
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My 5 year old son started taking piano lessons with WillYouLearn a couple months ago and we are beyond thrilled! My son looks forward to the lesson each week and has made tremendous progress in the short time he has been playing. He already can play songs by memory. The lessons are thorough and our instructor is punctual, accessible and always engaged with my son. Highly recommend!

City Strings & Piano NYC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Cara S.
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My daughter loves her violin teacher! We switched to City Strings from another music academy, and couldn't be happier!

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Joga Music Academy
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maudie C.
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Maria is the most thorough, pleasant, and knowledgeable private music teacher I've ever taken lessons from. I leave each piano lesson with a more comprehensive understanding of notes, of rhythms, of musicality, but most importantly, of myself.

Catherine Wynder
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Gina S.
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Catherine was fantastic instructor. She was very patient and very encouraging while also challenging me with new material. As an adult beginning violin student I loved working with her.

Caroline Drexler
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Leah H.
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Caroline played violin for my wedding and did an absolutely wonderful job. She was incredibly professional, easy to work with, and made our ceremony very special and memorable. We could not have picked a better violinist!

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Private Music Lessons
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 46 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
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Grace L.
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My daughter has been taking violin lessons with David since she was 9 years old; and more recently, she has started classical, acoustic guitar lessons the summer before entering college. He is a dedicated professional and diligent in making sure his students learn correct technique and become more musical in their own personal way. More importantly, David has the ability to keep his lessons fun and varied! Her lessons have always been highlights of my daughter's week! I recommend David without hesitation.

Tianyang's Studio
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Erica K.
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I was looking for a teacher who can teach beginner adult violin and I found a perfect teacher! I learned violin when I was a child so I did have prior exposure but I haven't played it for about 10 years so I didn't know where I stand or where I should start from. Tianyang also checked the condition of my violin (it was still in a playable condition thankfully). After the first lesson he could see exactly where I stand now and where I should start from. He is helping me to learn the right posture again and he's giving tons of tips as well. He is very patient and encouraging. He works well with adults but I am sure he'll be good at teaching children as well. I'm very glad to learn violin from him!

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shlomo M.
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Avital has been my sons violin tutor for quite some time, and I couldn't be happier. He is a wonderful teacher and an expert violinist. He really knows how to deal with children (my son is 9), and is patient and gentle, while at the same time holding them to a real standard and encouraging them to be the best they can. He is a wonderful violin tutor and I highly recommend him!

Helene's Notes
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Jack O.
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I'm so glad I decided to work with Helene! I have wanted to learn to play violin since I was in the third grade and was denied the opportunity to do so as a child, so as an adult I decided to take matters in my own hands and take lessons. Helene is patient, knowledgeable, and encouraging and after three years at her urging I've joined a local orchestra in addition to continuing lessons with her! I've worked with her both in person and over Skype, and am glad she offers the video lesson option as I was away at school for two years and was still able to keep up with my lessons thanks to connecting online every week. The video lessons were just as high quality as the in-person lessons and I was able to advance to learning 5th position while I was away. If you're interested in learning violin. I highly recommend Helene.

Caeli Smith
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Joy W.
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Our daughter has been studying with Caeli for almost a year and a half. She is an amazing and patient teacher. She has really connected with our daughter and fostered a love of playing the violin and music in general. She is very encouraging but is also able to gently push her to work harder at the same time. We could not ask for a better teacher.

Omer Ashano Music
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Suzy N.
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    Omer loves music, the violin, and it shows. His youtube videos are smokin' and had me humming with joy. He puts a spin on the classical instrument in a way I had not known possible before...by playing jazz with it! It's just what a teenage boy needs to experience. My son has been playing since he was 5 years old and I felt that the traditional, classical instructors with their dated attitude just would not cut it at this juncture in his music career. With Omer teaching, I'm confident my latently, hesitant violinist will "produce" his own music with time. He goes away from some lessons whistling the piece. When Omer and my son jam, it's quite exciting. Omer is knowledgeable, modern, in tune with the young student, I believe because he was a young boy once too. He's absolutely what we are looking for in a contemporary instructor. And his jazz concerts are quite inspiring to see too. I hope my raving reviews won't take him away from my student but he's one of the best violinists in New York City presently.

    Violin lessons
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 13 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Kyle J.
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    What I love the most about Johannes is the fact that he treats his beginner-intermediate students just like his music major students or those who are preparing to audition for conservatories or precolleges. I've studied with him for about 3 years so far. I had learned the violin for a couple of years before him but had no basic technique secured and struggled a lot with tone production and overall playing quality. He put equal amount of focus on basic posture and technique with me as he does with his more serious music major students. He's obviously slower-paced with repertoire than other violin teachers who make students play a lot of pieces very poorly in a short amount of time. But each piece and etude I work on with him sounds like what I have never imagined myself would be able to sound like before. Now I know where the bow should be placed with what arm positions and muscle movements for the best quality tone production, and how the left hand should be framed and driven for secure intonation and flexibility, all thanks to Johannes. As long as you practice just the way he asks you to (which often requires you to be incredibly slow and patient), he'd never ever give up on you and never let you play poorly for years with no noticeable improvement! At first I felt as though I wasn't learning much, because he didn't give me a lot of fun pieces I really wanted to play. But 6 months to a year later, I sounded completely different and was able to play some pieces with much better tone and volume. As long as he's in New York, I'll keep studying with him.

    • 10 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Cameron M.
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    I have taken lessons with Allison McNeal for about four years. We've gone through Suzuki books 4 to 7, as well as expanding into other violin literature. I never thought I'd be able to play this well! Thank you Allison!

    Kenneth K.
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    He focuses quickly on areas for needed improvement and gives excellent, friendly advice on how to achieve it.

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