The VirtuLessons Teachers

We take the hassle out of finding and choosing a teacher by matching you with our high quality teachers. VirtuLessons teachers are personally vetted by the VirtuLessons team for their teaching experience and quality of instruction.

  • Emily Marshall

    • Piano
    • Music Theory/Composition

    Emily is a NYC based musician and has been playing piano for the last 19 years. She just finished up touring with the rock musical We Will Rock You, based on music by the band Queen. She was lucky enough to perform with the legendary guitarist Brian May, as well as conduct the show multiple times. Emily has worked on Broadway and Off and performed in almost every state across the country, as well as... Read More

  • Trevor Hewitt

    • Clarinet
    • Flute
    • Trumpet
    • Saxophone
    • Saxophone - Jazz

    I have been teaching music in private and public settings since 1990. Lessons on oboe, bassoon, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, french horn, trombone, piano, and guitar. I have taught general music, chorus and band in public schools on Long Island, NY. Currently "certified" as a music teacher k-12 in NY state.

  • Christina Farruggio

    • Vocal

    Christina has been specializing in private voice lessons since 2008. Voice lessons are focused on proper vocal technique, vowel shaping, breath control, and song interpretation. Christina teaches students to sing in various styles of music, including classical, musical theater, jazz and pop. She has prepared students of all ages for NYSSMA, All-State, local musical theater, and Broadway auditions. Christina holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education, a Master's Degree in Teacher Leadership and is a... Read More

  • Samuel Diaz

    • Piano
    • Percussion - Drum Set
    • Music Theory/Composition
    • Bass
    • Percussion - Concert Band

    Samuel Diaz is a professional musician with over 15 years of experience in performing, teaching and composing. As a teacher he has been a professor at different successful music conservatories in the Miami,Florida area during the past 10 years and has taught over 100 hundred students of all different ages. As a drummer/percussionist and FIU Jazz graduate he has performed with many jazz musicians such as Tony Succar, Sapo Tercero, Ashley Baker, Max Esquivel, Ed... Read More

  • Alex Abdoulaev

    • Piano
    • Piano - Jazz

    I hold an M.A. in music from the Catholic University of America, and Ph.D. in historical musicology from Boston University. I have 20 years of performance experience, including 15 years of teaching experience at various colleges, conservatories, and performing arts centers. I am currently the pianist and bandleader for the D.C. area jazz band, "The Butler Parks Hot Serenaders," and the artistic director of the cabaret ensemble "Ghosts of Weimar." I teach classical and jazz... Read More

  • Stephie Koulouris

    My name is Stefi and I have been an elementary-intermediate-advanced Music Educator for many years, both in the classroom and in one-to-one settings.Vast experience as a Classical & Contemporary educator and performer keeps me attuned to new trends that consistently challenge keyboardists. I enjoy online music tutoring because it gives me the opportunity to share music lessons at the student's preferred pace and in his/her preferred manner of learning. I completed my training in Piano... Read More

  • John Pizz

    • Piano
    • Guitar
    • Vocal
    • Percussion - Drum Set
    • Music Theory/Composition
    • Bass

    As a classically trained musician from the Crane School of Music, John has a vast knowledge of music theory and arrangement. John “Pizz” may be 26 on paper, but has the proficiency of any well-seasoned musician. He is an asset both on and off stage as a multi-instrumentalist and as an expert of professional audio equipment. John’s repertoire stretches far beyond his years. At an early age John’s musical influences came from listening to disco,... Read More

  • Howard Rich

    • Music Theory/Composition
    • Bass
    • Bass - Jazz

    I have been playing Bass for 50-years, including electric Bass guitar (fretted and fretless, in video) and Bass Viol. I began teaching music in the parochial system in NY after which I relocated to Los Angeles. I have been a sideman on Bass in movies, records, and dozens of live ensembles from Dixieland to Jazz, Rock & Roll, Blues and Country. My own band Saturday Night Bath began performing Blues and R&R for at-risk youth... Read More

  • Heather Kipnis

    • Guitar
    • Vocal
    • French Horn
    • Trumpet
    • Music Theory/Composition
    • Trumpet - Jazz

    Heather Kipnis is an entrepreneur in the field of music teaching and soul healing. She is an up and coming recording artist who combines a passionate musical education with spiritual awareness. Her background is with the French Horn and she holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Since graduating, she has worked as a music teacher in the states of Illinois and California as well as the country... Read More

  • Amy Kelley

    • Trumpet
    • Trombone
    • Tuba
    • Euphonium

    Hello! I'm an educator dedicated to lifelong learning. I've been playing euphonium for almost 25 years. I have a bachelors degree in music education from the University of Iowa, and a masters degree in early childhood education from DePaul University. I'm a certified K-12 music and early childhood teacher in Illinois. I currently live in Chicago, teach, and play in the Wilmette Community Band. I personalize my lessons depending on what each of my students... Read More