FavouritesAdd to Wish List
FavouritesAdd to Wish List
from115.00USD/ h

Upbeat Violin, Viola, Cello, and Piano Lessons with a Pro!

Teaching music is my passion, and my lessons are ALWAYS upbeat and positive! Lessons are 100% tailored to you - YOUR goals, music background, and musical tastes.

I have a Doctorate in Music Education, a Masters degree in Orchestral Conducting, and a decade of experience playing professionally for orchestras and teaching hundreds of students of all ages!

Extra information

The time commitment to become "good" is sometimes the biggest challenge for music students at any age. It takes 30-90 minutes a day in focused practice to make satisfying progress. With patience and dedication, though, you will learn some of the most beautiful music in the world!

I have been teaching online music lessons for 5 years on Zoom and Skype. (I can show you how to set it up on your phone or computer.)

I look forward to speaking with you

Location

At student's location: Around The Villages, FL, United States
Online via webcam

|
Use ⊞+wheel to zoom!
+

General info

Skills:

Age:

Preschool children (4-6 years old)
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

45 minutes
60 minutes
90 minutes
120 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Italian

About Me

Dr. Rachel has spent her life in music as a violinist, conductor, and teacher. Raised in a musical home, she began violin and piano at a young age and started conducting and organizing orchestras in high school. Her love of playing in orchestras and teaching life lessons through musical concepts led her to study orchestral conducting, violin performance, and music education - culminating in her doctorate in May 2017.

An avid adventurer, Rachel uses music as a great excuse to travel the world and has performed, learned, and taught at many beautiful summer festivals.

Education

PhD (doctorate) in Music Education - 2017 from Florida State University

Master's in Orchestral Conducting - 2012 from Northwestern University

Artist Diploma and Bachelor's Degrees - 2010 and 2014 from University of Tennessee

Experience / Qualifications

Violinist - Knoxville Symphony (6 years)
Violinist and Assistant Conductor - Missouri Symphony (8 years)
Founder and Music Director - Oak Ridge Youth Symphony and Summer Conservatory (3 years)

Ask a question

Send a message explaining your needs and Rachel will reply soon:
The more detail, the better.
Ex. "Hi, when are you available to meet for a lesson?"

Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7              
8              
9              
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00    Thursday at 10:00      
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00    Thursday at 11:00      
12    Tuesday at 12:00    Thursday at 12:00      
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00    Thursday at 13:00      
14    Tuesday at 14:00    Thursday at 14:00      
15    Tuesday at 15:00  Wednesday at 15:00  Thursday at 15:00      
16    Tuesday at 16:00    Thursday at 16:00      
17    Tuesday at 17:00    Thursday at 17:00      
18    Tuesday at 18:00    Thursday at 18:00      
19        Thursday at 19:00      
20    Tuesday at 20:00  Wednesday at 20:00  Thursday at 20:00      
21              
22              
23              
from $115Online via webcam
from $115At student's home

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

Online reputation

  • Instructor since December 2020

Availability of a typical week

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
7              
8              
9              
10  Monday at 10:00  Tuesday at 10:00    Thursday at 10:00      
11  Monday at 11:00  Tuesday at 11:00    Thursday at 11:00      
12    Tuesday at 12:00    Thursday at 12:00      
13  Monday at 13:00  Tuesday at 13:00    Thursday at 13:00      
14    Tuesday at 14:00    Thursday at 14:00      
15    Tuesday at 15:00  Wednesday at 15:00  Thursday at 15:00      
16    Tuesday at 16:00    Thursday at 16:00      
17    Tuesday at 17:00    Thursday at 17:00      
18    Tuesday at 18:00    Thursday at 18:00      
19        Thursday at 19:00      
20    Tuesday at 20:00  Wednesday at 20:00  Thursday at 20:00      
21              
22              
23              
from $115Online via webcam
from $115At student's home

Good-fit Instructor Guarantee


If you are not satisfied after your first lesson, Apprentus will find you another instructor or will refund your first lesson.

Share


Aida
violin/viola lessons with a professional teacher for all ages
Hello, I have extensive experience with students of all ages as a teacher of music theory, violin and viola. Custom classes, focused on student interests. I studied violin degree at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Vigo in Spain and viola in Spain and at the Utrechts Conservatorium. The research of my final exam was about well-being and phisical education to improve and accelerate the learning process. I want my students to be aware of the importance of good posture and technique in order to enjoy the learning process without problems.

Katia
Violin lessons, music theory and history of music
Violinist born in Moscow, graduated from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Konservatorium Wien and Royal Conservatory of Brussels (with distinction), gives lessons of violin playing and solfege in english, german in the center of Brussels (Sablon) or in your place. Muscovite violinist, graduated from the Moscow Tschaikovsky Conservatory, Conservatory of Vienna and the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (with distinction), gives violin lessons for children, adults and teenagers. Music lessons for children 1-4 years in the form of a small concert. Course in English, French, German or Russian. Course in the city center (Sablon) or at home in Brussels.

Marta
Violin-playing-music, express yourself, understanding of music
Violin is a wonderful instrument. I play and teach it with passion. My role is to help you to make a progress in playing: develop your technique, sound, understanding of music and expressing yourself. You will broad your overview about classical music.

Paula
Would you like to learn to play the violin? Violin lessons for everyone!
I am a professional violinist graduated with distinction at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (Master) and holding a Bachelor Diploma from Codarts (Rotterdam). I am currently pursuing a masters degree in Music Education at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. I teach students of all ages and levels. I have nine years of teaching experience in the Netherlands ( privately and at music schools: Hart Muziekschool in Haarlem and Vioolstudio 020! in Amsterdam). In my lessons I help the students to find a good contact with the instrument and cultivate a positive relationship with music by integrating the development of aural skills, sense of rhythm and an optimal body use, enabling them to connect with their musical imagination. The lessons are adapted to each student's needs and wishes.

Ilona
Result-oriented professional cello instructor with 11+ years of experience
Hi everyone! My name is Ilona, I am a professional cellist and cello teacher with Master’s Degree. My teaching experience is more than 11 years, with 3 years experience of online teaching. Online learning how to play cello is completely acceptable for all levels and ages from 8 years old. Either you are a Zero Beginner or you are preparing to pass entry exam to conservatory - I will explain you how to practice to become more effective on cello. My current students are from 8 till 51 years old, they are from different countries of the world. I always work for result, so from time to time our lessons could be longer then 1 hour just because we haven't finished the lesson's plan (without any extra pay). There are two main parts which you should know before starting to learn cello with me: when you play cello you use your body (arms, fingers) for creating sound and you use your soul and emotions for creating music. At the very beginning we will learn how to create the sound, which later you will use to show your emotions. If you do have any questions, please, don't hesitate to message me. Currently I'am teaching online only.

Sara
Classical and modern violin lessons. Musical language lessons.
I am a professional violinist currently living in Groningen. The violin lessons are for all levels and ages from base technique and classical violin to a more modern and gypsy violin playing (jazz, improvisation). What you want to learn is up to you but I will help you to find out the best way to achieve your goal with the instrument. We can flexibly arrange the place and the frequency of the lessons each time we meet. Let's have fun making music together!!

Beatriz
Music and cello lessons in Antwerp - All levels and all ages.
Hello! My name is Beatriz. I am a Spanish cellist and I have just finished my Master Studies at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp. Would you like to learn to play the cello? Do you want to improve your technique? Do you love music and you want to enjoy it as an amateur? It's time to prepare for auditions?. The lessons are adapted depending on your level and your goals. I love teaching and I have 10 years of experience teaching children and adults. Feel free to ask for more info. Let's do some music together!

François
Certified cellist gives violoncello lessons in Liège
Cello lessons in Liège and its surroundings. Courses for adults and children from 4 years old, for all levels. Cellist graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Liège (Specialized Master and Master Didactic), I offer cello lessons tailored to your desires. As much for adults as for children. No musical knowledge is necessary (solfeggio), I will gradually teach you the basics, a music training course is not essential. As for the instrument, do not hesitate to contact me, many options exist (rental, hire-sale, etc.) and I will inform you with great pleasure. All ages, all levels and all music of course! Looking forward to meeting you and to share with you my passion for this magnificent instrument !!!

Sara
Music and Violin Lessons in Ghent- begginers, intermediate and advanced levels
Hello! My name is Sara, and I'm a Spanish violinist living in Ghent! I jdid my Master studies in the Royal Conservatorire of Antwerp. For some years I teach children of different ages and levels, both in Belgium and in Spain. The lessons will be focused in different ways, according to the interests of the student: initiation, improvement of the technique, orchestral audition... So, feel free to contact me, and we will talk about the level and objectives of the lessons and I will try to solve all your doubts. Thank you and hope to see you soon!

Héctor
(ALSO SKYPE) Cello lessons (and baroque) in Utrecht for all the ages and levels (Violoncello music classes)
Violoncello lessons for beginners, intermediate or advanced students, all ages (children to adults), to enjoy music on their own, or as conservatoire support lessons. Also practice lessons for entrance exams. 24-year-old Spanish teacher with a Superior Degree in cello at Royal Superior Conservatoire of Music of Madrid (RCSMM), and current Master student of HKU Utrecht. I can teach in English or Spanish, also available if you only speak Dutch. 4 years of experience in teaching at academies and private lessons to people of all ages. High-profile commitment to student and results. Lessons are to be taught either at the student's home or at mine. Héctor, cellist He was born in 1994 in Granada (Spain) and starts his musical studies with the violin when he was 7 years old. The following year he continues his musical education with the violoncello and teacher Arantza Hernáez. Later he takes lessons from Ignacio Perbech and Ignacio Navarro. At the age of 15 he enters the Conservatorio Profesional Ángel Barrios, where he takes lessons from Alberto Martos, Jeremías Sanz Ablanedo and Óscar Faus. Later he graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Music of Madrid (RCSMM) in the class of maestro Ángel García Jermann. He has been a member during several years of the Joven Orquesta Sinfónica de Granada (JOSG), Orquesta de la Universidad de Granada (OUGR), for which he received a grant, Orquesta Barroca de la Basílica de San Juan de Dios de Granada, Orquesta Sinfónica de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (OSUCM), Orquesta de Cámara Joaquín Turina de Madrid (OCJT), Orquesta Filarmonía de Granada (OFG), String, Symphonic and Classic Orchestras of the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid (RCSMM), Orquesta Santa Cecilia de Madrid, Francigena Festival Orchestra, between others. In 2014-2015 he takes part in a tour of China with the Orquesta Filarmonía de AICEA Granada. In 2017 he plays with the Big Band of the RCSMM, and with the Banda Sinfónica Municipal Ciudad de Guadix. He has gone to varios refinement courses like the Course Manuel de Falla de Granada, in numerous occasions, Forum de Cellos de Madrid (Forum CelloMAD), also in numerous occasions, CelloLeón 2017, Zutphen Cello Festival Masterclass august 2017, Francigena Festival 2018, Música Antigua de Daroca y de Gijón, between others, taking classes and advice from soloists and pedagogues like Lluis Claret, María Kliegel, Christophe Coin, Wolfgang Schmidt, Troels Svane, Amit Peled, Damián Martínez, Michal Dmochowski, Sung-Won Yang, Ursula Smith, Paul Uyterlinde, Olsi Leka, Viviane Spanoghe, Karlien Bartels, Mick Stirling, Gideon Den Herder, Ran Varon, Jeroen Den Herder, Herre Jan, Timora Rosler, Larissa Groeneveld, Miguel Jiménez, Luis Ángel Quintana, Guillermo Pastrana, Paulo Gaio Lima, Pelayo Tahoces, Aage Kvalbein, Robert Nagy, Georg Baich, Christoph Stradner, María de Macedo, María Casado, Adolfo Gutiérrrez Arenas, Arnau Dupont, Gabriel Delgado, Mery Coronado, Caetano Nasillo or Sabina Colonna. In 2013 he won first prize in the III Contest of Chamber Music of the Conservatorio Ángel Barrios de Granada in duet formation with the pianist Javier Herreros, and second prize with the Nazarí Cuartet, of which he is a member, and in 2014 he wins second prize in the XIV Soloist contest of the Conservatorio Ángel Barrios de Granada. In 2016, he wins first prize in the Jesús de Monasterio contest, with Cuarteto Quiroga and Josep Colom acting as judges, playing in his string quartet, the Cuarteto Bran. This cuartet was chosen to play that same year in the Auditorio Nacional, and as prize did a tour of concerts in the Teatros el Canal in 2016. In that same year 2016, he is a founding member of the chamber group Animus iocandi, displaying intense activity. In 2017, he wins a special mention with his string quartet Cuarteto Gayarre in the contest Jesús de Monasterio. He is a founding member, together with Valentín Rejano García, of the Dúo Babylon, with which he gives various recitals in the province of Granada. Founding member of several Vionloncello ensembles, with which he gives concerts in the province of León and the city of Zutphen. He is chosen in the Zutphen Cello Festival 2017 to give a solo violoncello recital in the St. Elisabeth Chapel of Zutphen. He has been a participating member of the contemporary music festival COMA17 in Madrid. He was selected to play in an event for the Global Treaty of the UN in 2017 in Madrid. He takes part in the 2018 Francigena Festival. He participated in several occasions as a soloist with orchestra in the Auditorio Medina Elvira of Granada, in the Centro Cultural Sara Montiel of Madrid, and in various churches. He has also played in major music halls like the Auditorio Nacional de España in Madrid, Sala Mozart in Zaragoza, Teatro Cervantes in Málaga, Auditorio Fórum Evolución in Burgos, Fundación Juan March, Auditorio Manuel de Falla in Granada, Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid, Music Auditorium in Zutphen and Real Colegiata de San Isidoro in León, with orchestra conductors like Enrique García Asensio, Moritz Gnann (Boston Symphony Orchestra), Ricardo Espigares, Cristóbal Soler, José Sanchís, Miguel Calderón or Gabriel Delgado. In relation to chamber music, he receives lessons from teachers like Cibrán Sierra, Aitor Hevia and Josep Puchades of the Cuarteto Quiroga, Carole Petitdemange y Yuko Hara of the Cuarteto Ardeo, Misha Amory of the Cuarteto Brentano, Thuan Do Minh, Fazil Say, Hiro Kurosaki, Ana María Valderrama, Emilio González, Mauricio Linari, José Segovia, José Luis Estellés, Miguel Franco or Paco Moya, with his actual string cuartet formation Cuarteto Bran and others. Currently, he is studying her master's degree in the interpretation of the violoncello at the HKU Utrecht Conservatory with the teacher Timora Rosler.

Ana
Cello lessons with expericed and fun teacher (Berlin or via Skype)
Interested in learning cello? I'm Ana, a cellist from Portugal, currently living and working in Berlin. Over the last 7 years of teaching, I've had students of all ages, levels and abilities, always tailoring the lessons to each student's needs, either to prepare the student towards exams and performances or just for pure fun. The lessons take place at my own studio, in English, Spanish or Portuguese, or over Skype.

Zachary
Viola and Violin Lessons: Technique, Improv, and a Healthy Relationship with your Instrument
This course is for viola and violin students from the beginner through the high school level, and any age from 5-99! My goal is for my students to foster a healthy and long-term relationship with their instrument. The course focuses on practicing and truly understanding technique, with an emphasis on listening. Weekly assignments tend to include technical exercises, scales, and classical pieces of the student's choice. Basic improvisation is also an interest of mine and, I find, a valuable experience for my string students. I believe repertoire is largely a matter of student taste. Students of mine have learned pieces in the Suzuki books and other classical repertoire volumes, but have also learned pop and fiddle songs according to their interest. I hold a Bachelor's degree in Violin Performance from the University of Puget Sound, where I graduated in 2015 before moving to Vienna to study privately for three years. I am currently on hiatus from a Master of Viola Performance degree at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, where I study with Ásdís Valdimarsdottir. I have been teaching violin intermittently since 2009. While my musical education is classical, my performance interests are much wider. I have performed jazz and pop improv, and am currently exploring how hip hop can be implemented on the viola and violin.

Costanza
Offering Violin Classes for students of all levels
Professional Violin teacher holding a 15 years + Degree from Conservatory of Padua, Italy, with several years of experience teaching both in Europe and abroad. My methods include the preparatory works for AMEB examination, the Suzuki method, as well as my own method based on European Violin Syllabus and technical works (i.e. Curci). I teach students of all ages and levels, including adults. Parents are encouraged to attend their child's private lessons so that students can be supervised and encouraged when practicing at home. Able to teach in my apartment as well as coming to the student’s house. ● Customized approaches that work for the student along with the curriculum ● Targeted set of technical exercise and repertoire for each of my student ● Set of target goals ● Reliable, patient and committed to pass on the passion for the instrument: violin is a difficult yet beautiful instrument that gives you invaluable gratifications!

Eleni
Violin lessons for children and adults. Fun classes for the little ones.
I teach violin since 2001, to children from the age of 3 and even adults. I organize concerts for my students at least once a year. The love for music helps me develop a strong bond with my students that leads them to love the violin and rejoice in it. Classes are in French, English and Greek.

Irene
Violin teacher giving violin/music theory lessons in Amsterdam
My violin lessons are shaped in relation to the student's age, goals and interests. I have experience in teaching to children as well as adults and I like the student to have fun while learning such a wonderful thing as playing music. If you are a beginner I'll start with the basic theory, but always in combination with practical approach on the instrument. I'm mostly working with classical music, but I'm also into other genres and I'm very open to help you in any way I can. I can teach in english and in Italian (working on the dutch!) and I can't provide the violin, but I can give some suggestions about where and how to find it. Please contact me if interested!