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Featured Viola Teachers Near Washington, DC

Natasha M

Natasha M

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My teaching style is enthusiastic and caring. I believe that the best way to encourage students to practice is to teach music that they want to play, to have them perform, to challenge them with beautiful music and to use technology to support practicing. "Natasha is really a superb teacher. She has wonderful rapport with my children and is very patient. My daughter and son have progressed tremendously in a short period, and more importantly enjoy their lessons. Thank you Natasha". Stephen L. July 03, 2011

Charlotte J

Charlotte J

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With children, I generally work on two goals per lesson. At about 10 or 11, I will work on both technique and one work. I generally start with Hal Leonard's Essential Elements for violin, and simple songs chosen between teacher and student for voice. 

Jordan J

Jordan J

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I have a kinesthetic approach to teaching. I involve motion and rhythm into my lessons. Students can expect to have fun marching, singing and clapping rhythms, sometimes all while playing the violin! I set standards for progress for my students while having fun and maintaining an atmosphere for learning and growth. Students will get a basic introduction to music history, music theory and performance practice. Lessons will typically involve a few different things: (1) reviewing material from previous lesson, (2) scales and etudes, and (3) Left-hand and right-hand technique and coordination.

Il J

Il J

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I am a very motivated and knowledgeable instructor who enjoys teaching anyone who is interested in learning violin. I, myself, have been in love with violin since the age of 5, therefore I understand the concept of teaching young children.I find fullfillment knowing that I can contribute to the list of talents my studends have! I am fluent in 2 languages: English and Korean and am experienced in teaching in both. I live in Gainesville, VA with my wife and 2 wonderful kids. I am able to travel within Virginia and possibly Washington, DC to accomodate my students needs as I understand the comfort and convenience of learning within their own homes. 

Julie M

Julie M

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I love teaching students to learn to read and play music! It is exciting to see each student develop a passion for music as he or she learns to play his or her instrument better! My approach to teaching is to meet the student where they are and help them progress at his or her own pace. I try to provide lots of encouragement and praise as well as helpful advice about how to improve their music skills. I use positive incentives such as stickers when possible and I tailor the instruction based on the student's interests and needs.

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