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Fox Music Den
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
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Halina L.
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Sean is reliable, communicates well with my child which helps my child progress in his lessons and my child looks forward to his piano lessons, which is very important.

Violin Viola Masterclass
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Sharon S.
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Amber Rocks!!! Amber has been coming to our home to give my son, Mason (age 13), private viola lessons for several months now. She is always on time, is also flexible about the times, and is incredibly sweet. She asked Mason what kind of music he was interested in learning, instead of just assuming classical, as so many teachers do. Although I believe classical is very important to know as a base, for a 13 year old boy, it's important he learns music that also interests him, which will help keep him involved and continue on his musical journey. Amber understands this, and makes learning fun. She helps him with school auditions as well, because he wants to join the strings ensemble. Amber is very patient, kind and incredibly knowledgeable. She even travels the world to perform! I promise, if you try her, you will love her! You will not be disappointed and will continue to use her, and recommend her to others. With no hesitation at all; I highly recommend Amber. I wish I could give her 10 stars because she is truly amazing!

  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Szilvia A.
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Our daughter (6) started to learn to play the piano a few months ago. She loves her lessons and she is very comfortable with Jonathan. She is very happy when he comes to teach her. She improved a lot and her love for the piano increased. Jonathan is very patient and great with kids, also he is a very good teacher.

  • 8 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Gopi S.
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We are very happy with "The Eternal Artist Music Studio".Neha is our Violin teacher. She is one of the fine teachers we meet. She has a lot of experience. She really works very hard with our daughter to get her inside chamber music in her school. She is very good handling kids, our daughter likes her very much. She knows how to make the class fun and at the same time teach the kid what they want to know. I heard good reviews about other teachers also in this Music studio from other friends.We definitely recommend her and her music studio to our friend and families. I liked: Best music studio, Best music teachers, Reasonable price.

Musical Journey
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia N.
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I have experience 2 great violin lessons with Carol. She definitely knows her music and has a love and appreciation for teaching it. Carol is patience, nurturing and easy going. I find her to be an awesome music teacher and I feel blessed to have her as my violin teacher can't wait for next weeks lesson. Beginner Violin student

Dorothy Mackey
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel S.
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Dorothy played violin for my September wedding ceremony as well as the violin part for our first dance song. She is a true professional and an all around pleasure to work with in any capacity! Her skills with the violin have only increased over the past few years and she is an absolutely beautiful player. I could seriously listen to her playing all day. Additionally, Dorothy was very helpful in picking out the music for the ceremony. I have a lot of experience singing with choirs during Catholic masses but I was overwhelmed by trying to select pieces to use during our mass and wedding ceremony. Dorothy and I Skyped, she played little segments to remind me of the songs and then we made our selections together. Thanks to her guidance, this process was quick and painless. She also worked long distance with the church music director and I heard only positive feedback from the other musicians and church staff. Even with being states away from me and the church, Dorothy pulled off a beautiful set without even breaking a sweat. I can still hear the sounds of her beautiful violin on our wedding day and it brings such joy to think about. If you are considering Dorothy for any project, do not hesitate. She is the best decision you could possibly make!

Jocelyn Dunkley
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Art D.
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My daughter really enjoyed violin lessons with Jocelyn. She is very bright, punctual and has attention to detail. She seems exceptionally good at teaching young children.

Tamara deMent
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Jed G.
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    I'm actually a music teacher and a composer, but had never learned how to play any bowed string instruments as much as I love Classical music. I was referred to Tamara by a friend who's child had been studying violin with her. They told me she was just fantastic with children, and incredibly patient. I didn't know how she would be with adults, but she is incredible! She's so knowledgeable, I feel like I've really advanced in a short amount of time and have a much deeper understanding of all the bowed string instruments. I highly recommend her as somebody great with children and adults!

    Haddonfield School of Music
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Matthew D.
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      Robert Bradshaw is not only the best violin instructor I've ever met but he's also one of the best men I have ever met. Mr. Bradshaw owns his own Haddonfield business in which he is surrounded by an extremely competent staff, which is filled with other instructors teaching instruments such as cello, violin, piano and more. Whether you are a parent interested in having your child learn an instrument or an adult who would like to learn an instrument or enhance your skills, you can't go wrong with Maestro Studios. Bradshaw stands out above all other music instructors because of his passion, enthusiasm and love for his job. You or your child's specific schedule or musical needs will be met. And to keep your interest in you or your child's instrument, Rob Bradshaw puts on great recitals and concerts and you or your child can even be part of the the pit orchestra for the local theater academy's shows. Reasonably priced lessons, great instructors, and incredible experiences.

      Sunny's Music
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Jenna B.
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      We have been thrilled with Sunny! I was looking for someone to teach my 15 year old piano, and was incredibly lucky to find Sunny. In addition to her flexibility she and reasonable rates, Sunny has an incredible educational background and knowledge base. She has been a fun and engaging teacher for my daughter, and her cheerful personality gave her an instant rapport with my teenager. In the few months that she has taught my daughter, I am amazed at the progress I have seen.

      About

      I have taught private violin and viola lessons for over 10 years to students ages 5-adult. I offer Suzuki-style or traditional instruction, and I am happy to tailor lessons to fit my students' musical aspirations!

      • 9 years in business
      About

      Every student is different, so I tailor my lesson plans around the student's specific learning style and needs. Ultimately, my goal is for my students to love music and love playing the violin as much as I do. I encourage students to listen to as much music as they can and if there is ever a specific song or piece they want to I am more than happy to incorporate it into the lesson! For younger students and beginners, I use Essential Elements or Suzuki books. I believe it is important to learn to read music from a young age, so I incorporate that into lessons for beginners. Scales and etudes are also key to providing a strong foundation for young students. A similar approach is also used for adult beginners. For intermediate students I utilize the Solos for Young Violinists books as they provide a nice transition into more extensive solo repertoire. Depending on the need of the student, I might also pick specific pieces outside of the books that I think will enhance their learning. Scales and more advanced etudes are also key. For advanced students, I generally pick suitable pieces from the violin repertoire. I believe the reason we learn music is to be able to play and share it with others, so I like to incorporate duets to play with the student as much as possible. Scales and more difficult etudes are also incorporated.

      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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      I have many years of lesson experience for children and advanced level. I studied in Germany and South Korea. I am available language for lessons, e.g., English, German, and Korean. I played many concerts in Germany and Korea. You can hear high-quality violin sound at lessons.

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      I offer beginner to intermediate viola lessons. My lessons focus strongly on fundamentals. I can also teach students how to read music and music theory.

      About

      Start your child on violin or piano. I offer private lessons at my home. I like to work with families to encourage young children to love music and to develop their talents for the glory of God. Annual recitals are held at the church, where my husband is the senior pastor at Limerick Chapel. I am a pastor's wife who learned to play as an adult. I play viola in our church orchestra. My daughter and I did the first three Suzuki books before switching to traditional method. I am a grandma of 9, and I teach 6 local children.

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      I have a music studio that offers private, group lessons, master classes, and annual recitals in violin and viola. I have a Masters of Music in Music Performance from Rutgers University. I worked with Mr. William Star as a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Colorado. Mr. Star was Suzuki's assistant in Japan. I am a member of the Suzuki Association having studied the literature with Mr. Star. I teach all levels, work both in New York and Philadelphia. Please visit my website for all information, and feel free to call for fees and available times. I am located in West Windsor, NJ 08550, which is 5 to 10 minutes from all schools in the West Windsor/Plainsboro School District. Thank you.

      • 11 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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      I am a violinist actively performing as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. I have won many awards, and my performing career has taken me all over the world. I have appeared in the most-celebrated venues such as Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, The Library of Congress, and the Kimmel Center of Performing Arts, sharing stages with eminent artists. I hold a master's degree from Juilliard School and a bachelor’s degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, where I was a full scholarship recipient studying with renowned violinists, Shmuel Ashkenasi and Yumi Ninomiya Scott. I have been giving violin and piano private lessons to students of all ages and levels. I also have been helping students for conservatory or college auditions and many competitions. I am not only experienced but also patient and passionate about music education.

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      I teach violin, both Suzuki and traditional. I play at weddings and other events for strings. Private lessons are offered.

      • 17 years in business
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      I've performed at Carnegie Hall.

      About

      I provide basic violin and/or viola training along with basic music theory training. My goal is to provide the best framework for young aspiring musicians and to equip them with the correct knowledge of how to play an instrument or count beats or read notes. I offer basic beginner elementary music lessons.

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      We teach piano, violin and cello to all age groups. We have been in the business for 30 years. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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