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I recently started learning the violin as an adult beginner with Ms Reed. I was worried that it would be very difficult as an adult beginner, but have a great teacher is making big difference. She is able to identity my weak areas, and then forces me to concentrate on the excersises that benefit me the most. I feel very confident that I am learning to play the correct way, and this will be very beneficial as my skill progresses. If you're willing to put in lots of hard work, Ms Reed will guide you along the learning experience and it may surprise you how quickly your knowledge and ability can grow.Mar 24, 2017
Amber is a warm, caring teacher with high expectations for her students that she knows they can accomplish. I highly recommend her as a violin and viola teacher.Feb 5, 2016
As an adult beginner, with absolutely no prior musical experience, I was nervous about deciding to fulfill a lifelong dream to play violin. Amber instantly made me feel comfortable and has been patient with my learning every week. She is an amazing teacher and I highly recommend her to anyone looking to play the violin or viola!Nov 30, 2015
My 10 year old daughter takes lessons via Google Hangouts because we are out of state. Amber Reed is a great teacher and continues to push and encourage my daughter at her level. She has been learning tremendously fast and is excited about her lessons because Amber makes it fun.Nov 30, 2015
Viola Lessons (for adults)
I just started playing the viola for the first time three months ago. Amber is a wonderful teacher and very passionate about her job. She is very patient and always encourages me to do my best. I have had an amazing time learning from her. I would highly recommend her to beginners and professionals alike.Sep 10, 2017Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?Lesson payments are collected the first lesson of every month. Wiggle room is available on the rate if needed.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?Lessons include ear training, technique building through scales, etudes and various exercises, along with repertoire. You'll learn to play by ear and read music. Because there is so much to do in each lesson, 90% of my students take an hour lesson. Half hour lessons are also available too.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have a Bachelor of Music in Viola Performance from the University of Arizona and a Master of Music from Temple University in Viola Performance, and am currently auditioning for Doctorate programs. I have performed with The Arden Theater here in Philadelphia, and have performed solo, in a chamber setting, and orchestral settings in the finest concert halls across China, Italy, England, and the USA.