Viola teachers in Denver

Our Denver Viola teachers define Lessons In Your Home. We are a tight-knit family of world-class Viola instructors that is passionate about teaching.  We aim to make learning music fun and to have the absolute best student/teacher relationship possible.

We invite you to review our Denver Viola instructors below and find the best fit for your family or you can contact us and we’ll pair you with the best Viola teacher available after speaking with you.

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Joseph D'Esposito

Joseph D'Esposito

Instrument(s): Bass, Cello, Strings, Viola, Violin, Mandolin

City: Denver

About Joseph D'Esposito:

Joe D'Esposito began playing violin at the age of seven. These first lessons were classically oriented and continued until age thirteen. Joe continued his studies with Earl Maneein, a multi genre violinist whose projects include classical chamber music, jazz, bluegrass, and metal. In addition to private violin study, Joe was...

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Ryan  Foley

Ryan Foley

Instrument(s): Viola, Violin

City: Denver

About Ryan Foley:

Ryan Foley has been a violinist for twenty two years, and a violist for twelve. He is an experienced and passionate educator, performer and entrepreneur. As a teacher he emphasizes a technical foundation and emotional involvement centered around the interests of each individual student. Foley's most important goal of lessons...

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Nerea Gourlaouen

Nerea Gourlaouen

Instrument(s): Viola, Violin, Fiddle

City: Denver

About Nerea Gourlaouen:

Nerea is not only a teacher but a professional Violinist & Fiddler since a young age. With over a decade of experience teaching, Nerea has taught music to thousands of students in private and group lessons as well as in ensembles and schools. Although Nerea has taught and continues...

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Christine Hetfield

Christine Hetfield

Instrument(s): Cello, Flute, Piano, Viola, Violin

City: Denver

About Christine Hetfield:

Christine originally hails from the state of South Dakota.  Growing up in Rapid City, there wasn't much to do but learn to play instruments, so at the insistence of her grandmother at age 7, she began the piano.  At 9, she took up the cello, and at 10 she began...

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Griff Kelley

Griff Kelley

Instrument(s): Piano, Trumpet, Viola

City: Denver

About Griff Kelley:

Griff is a music producer and piano student currently attending CU Denver studying Music Business and Recording Arts with an emphasis in piano and trumpet performance. He comes from a wide background of musical influences, including but not limited to Classical, Modern, Jazz, Electronic, and Rock. He has studied piano,...

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Enion  Pelta

Enion Pelta

Instrument(s): Viola, Violin, Fiddle

City: Denver

About Enion Pelta:

Enion Pelta-Tiller has been teaching violin, viola, and fiddle for over 18 years. She studied violin performance at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the Peabody Institute in Baltimore where she studied with Richard Field, Susan Bates, and Janet Chisolm. Enion also studied bluegrass, jazz, improvisation and composition with...

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Vanessa Randin

Vanessa Randin

Instrument(s): Viola, Violin

City: Denver

About Vanessa Randin:

Vanessa began her violin study with the Suzuki method at the age of 6. She continued to play with her grade school and then with her high school in Illinois. Growing up, she had to face many changes and challenges that were difficult to handle. This was when...

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James Shaw

James Shaw

Instrument(s): Viola, Violin

City: Denver

About James Shaw:

James Shaw is currently a violist in Boulder Chamber Orchestra and Greely Philharmonic. He is a violist and chamber musician with the Mercury Ensemble. Mr. Shaw formerly held viola positions with Florida Grand Opera and Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. James has previously taught violin, viola and chamber music at Rice...

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Sami Steidl

Sami Steidl

Instrument(s): Cello, Viola, Violin

City: Denver

About Sami Steidl:

Sami Steidl is a versatile player and teacher specializing in Violin, Viola and Cello across many genres. Sam began playing the Viola and Violin in her hometown of Alexandria, MN at age 11. Discovering a passion for the fiddle, Sam started performing with Irish and Country bands throughout...

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Emily Waldman

Emily Waldman

Instrument(s): Viola, Violin

City: Denver

About Emily Waldman:

Emily began playing the violin at the age of three and performed twice in Carnegie Hall by the age of eighteen. She was a member of the Denver Young Artists Orchestra for nine years and has toured England, Italy, France, and Spain with the organization. Emily's playing has been recognized...

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