Viola teachers in Houston

Our Houston 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 Houston 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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Rachel Barron

Rachel Barron

Instrument(s): Cello, Viola, Violin

City: Houston

About Rachel Barron:

Rachel began her music career as many kids do, in sixth grade when most are offered an elective. She knew she loved the cello early on, and worked hard with her teachers to advance into Texas Region Orchestra and All State. Throughout those years, she received scholarships to attend North...

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Abigail Bracewell

Abigail Bracewell

Instrument(s): Piano, Viola, Violin

City: Houston

About Abigail Bracewell:

Originally from North Carolina, Abigail Bracewell is an active violin teacher and performer currently centered in Houston, Texas. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro under Marjorie Bagley. She is currently finishing a Master of Music degree in Performance and...

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Helen Dowd

Helen Dowd

Instrument(s): Piano, Viola, Violin

City: Houston

About Helen Dowd:

Helen Dowd is a native of Lincoln, NE, and comes from a large and musical family. Starting at age 6, she was taught with the Suzuki Method for violin and traditional method for piano. In 8th grade, she picked up viola for fun and continued to perform in many school...

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Jonathan  Echevarria

Jonathan Echevarria

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

City: Houston

About Jonathan Echevarria:

Jonathan Echevarria began his studies on viola at age sixteen with Philadelphia Orchestra's Assistant Principal, Kerri Ryan. Prior to viola, Mr. Echevarria studied piano, violin, and cello with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Bay-Atlantic Symphony, and Delaware Symphony. He graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance on...

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Luis Gutierrez-Fonseca

Luis Gutierrez-Fonseca

Instrument(s): Piano, Viola, Violin

City: Houston

About Luis Gutierrez-Fonseca:

Luis Gutierrez Fonseca began learning the violin at the age of 11 in Guadalajara, Mexico. This past May he received his Bachelor's degree in violin performance at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music where he studied with Dr. Kirsten Yon. Luis performs year-round in the Moores Symphony Orchestra, as...

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Katherine Hales

Katherine Hales

Instrument(s): Viola, Violin

City: Houston

About Katherine Hales:

Kate Hales began her music studies with the violin at age four. When she was nine, she began studying viola, which became her passion. With her training in classical music, Kate has participated in several orchestras, including Wasatch Mountain Camerata, Young Artist Chamber Players, Gifted Music School Orchestra, as well...

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Miranda Heaner

Miranda Heaner

Instrument(s): Piano, Viola, Voice

City: Houston

About Miranda Heaner:

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Miranda Heaner is a graduate of Northwestern University, where she double majored in French and International Studies. Prior to attending college, Ms. Heaner attended the Colburn School of Performing Arts and received instruction in classical piano from Ms. Miji Kim, and was a proud...

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Leah Gastler Mabbun

Leah Gastler Mabbun

Instrument(s): Strings, Viola, Violin

City: Houston

About Leah Gastler Mabbun:

Leah Gastler is an enthusiastic musician with a love of collaboration and communication. Having begun her musical studies on the violin, she took on the viola as her voice of preference during high school. While maintaining both instruments, she studied viola at Bard College Conservatory with Steven Tenenbom of the...

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Luis Perez

Luis Perez

Instrument(s): Viola, Violin

City: Houston

About Luis Perez:

Originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico, Luis moved to San Antonio, Texas with his family when he was 7 years old. Luis Perez began playing the violin at age 10 through his public school. At 16 he began to play the viola under the guidance of his violin teacher, San...

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Adrian Ponce

Adrian Ponce

Instrument(s): Bass Guitar, Cello, Guitar, Piano, Viola, Violin

City: Houston

About Adrian Ponce:

An avid educator, Adrian Ponce has taught both privately and in public schools. He has participated as a Solo and Ensemble judge for several school districts in the Rio Grande Valley area. During his time in Houston, Adrian has held an internship with the Houston Youth Symphony's "El Sistema" based...

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