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Victor Q.

15 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Teaching since 2002
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Victor Q.

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I am a string specialist. That means I teach and play violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and piano. I earned B.A. earned from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley Colorado where I was a double major in classical guitar and double bass. In my senior year I was the recipient of the Annual Concerto Contest where I performed the "Concerto in A Major" on double bass with the University orchestra for the spring concert. I have played in both professional and semi-professional orchestras in Colorado and Arizona. I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it to them free of charge. I teach students how to play music on their given instrument. Not just how to play the instrument but working on ...

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I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it

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Emma
It was a great lesson! It’s been a while since my daughter has practiced, gave her my the confidence that she needed. Thank you, Mr. Quintana.
Amy S.
My first lesson was amazing and I’m looking forward to many more lessons.
Victor is very knowledgeable and teaches well.
Joshua & Julia B.
Mr. Victor is teaching both of my kids, one guitar and the other piano. They are beginners, and he is very patient but keeps a good pace. I feel like they are learning a lot. He is a true music teacher and knows his stuff!
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Panagiota K.

31 Reviews
Tempe, AZ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1999
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Panagiota K.

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Experienced teacher, teaching for 20 years at universities as well as beginner and intermediate students. Building a strong foundation and cultivating musical expression, I have successfully prepared students for auditions and helped them pursue their goals. Lessons are customized to the needs of each student. All ages and levels, professional or for fun are welcome!

About Panagiota

I have been teaching nearly 20 years at several universities including Indiana University and Arizona State University, as well as beginning and intermediate students. Building a strong foundation and cultivating music expression, I have successfully prepared students for entrance auditions of under

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Hasanur K.
I was a little hesitant in my first class as I am trying to learn it at older age but Panagiota was very friendly and made sure that the environment is comfortable for both of us. I had the first lesson and I would say it was good but too early to conclude the overall experience. I would prefer to provide meaningful feedback at the end of my sessions so that it will be informative and helpful for others. Thanks
anu
She is awesome awesome. Teaches with great patient. My daughter learning and playing Viola. Thank you for being such a wonderful teacher!
Thao P.
She was very thorough in explaining the basics in a very short amount of time. We focused a lot on technique and what to work on until the next lesson.
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Sonja P.

Tempe, AZ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Performing Artist Award from Pine Mountain Music Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sonja P.

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I am an experienced violin teacher of over 10 years to students of all ages and levels! I cater to each student as an individual and teach what is appropriate for their wants and needs. Students will build strong technical and musical foundations while having fun mastering their instrument! I specialize in teaching (and performing) classical, pop, rock, and folk music.

About Sonja

I am a professional violinist and violin/viola teacher. I have been playing the violin for over 20 years and have over 10 years of experience as a freelance strings teacher and orchestral violinist. I am an intuitive, compassionate, and energetic mentor to students of all ages and levels. I strive t

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Joseph T.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $47
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Science in violin Performance from University of Maryland
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Joseph T.

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I have been devoted to and love teaching people of all backgrounds and ages for many years. This means that I have a very organized system of warm ups, technique and extensive repertoire of songs from many styles to guarantee that the student will enjoy learning. Although I use mostly Classical styles I also enjoy teaching country fiddle, jazz and many other popular types of music and will readily adapt to each individuals preferences and needs. In addition I can help them connect with community groups such as orchestras and chamber groups. I also use my extensive experience with school orchestras and competitions.

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I love teaching because I'm helping people discover what makes them happy. I have several decades of experience as a free-lance musician in chamber, orchestra and solo settings. As an educator I have led workshops, conducted sectionals, adjudicated, and in honor of the viola been President of the lo

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Laarni Pasia
Mr. Marty is a great music instructor! My daughter started out taking his classes in person and when covid hits we continued the lesson online. My daughter has really progressed pretty well and he keeps her motivated and interested in music. She has been his student for 2 years now and now that we are moving to another state my daughter wanted to stay with Mr. Marty as her mentor. I think that speaks for itself in how he teaches! 👍
Rebecca
We bought our 13 year old son a violin, and were fortunate to have Marty be recommended to us. His method of teaching has great as he motivates our son to practice more. His patience and expertise is extraordinary as well. We hear weekly improvements in our son’s playing, and our son has said he believes that it is because of his teacher. Marty plays so well that our son said he is motivated to play just as well to impress him one day.
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Nader T.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, I speak Persian, Persian
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Awarded University of New Mexico Composition Competition, 2nd & 1st prize of Atwater Kent Composition Competitions at the University of California, Los Angeles from U. N. M. and UCLA
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Nader T.

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In my one hour of comprehensive teaching, students learn extensively the techniques of the violin, including tone production, vibrato, musicality and pieces of music which are chosen from standard violin literature or Suzuki books. The whole idea is to get students to look at the whole learning process as a fun activity, and very soon they acquire the ability to produce beautiful sounds, correct intonation and strong vibrato. In addition to the above, I conduct some some ear-training exercises to improve intonation as well.

About Nader

I am a violinist and composer. I have trained more than 1200 students in more than twenty five years of my teaching carrier. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson includes scales, arpeggios, etudes, duets and a new piece of music from different eras of music. I emphasize on tone production, correct

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Megan S.
Nader was fantastic! I took Violin lessons for a few years from a couple different teachers, and he taught me new, interesting things I'd never learned before. He's also very patient and nice.
Carolina V.
He is very patient and has excellent communication skills. I have no knowledge of how to play the violin or music of any kind. After my first lesson I strongly feel he will be my private instructor for many years to come. I left with proper technique of how this instrument is to be cared for and good posture when practicing. He also informed me of the books we will be incorporating into my lessons. Most importantly homework is given and he is very patient and explains everything at your level.
Kira
I was very pleased with my first lesson with Nader. He is very kind and patient. We covered some basic points with what we'll be covering for my lessons with the cello. His instructions and explanations of technique is very clear I feel my lessons with him will be very beneficial and enjoyable.
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Eunice C.

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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Eunice C.

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I have been teaching for over eight years and over time I realize that everyone learns differently. I am able to take you step by step and help you become the best violinist you would like to become.

Disclaimer: Practice makes perfect! It is definitely necessary for you to put in the time and effort in order for you to see the results!

About Eunice

Looking to teach you the best techniques to become the best version of you! You will experience lots of skills and exercises as well as pieces and songs! Also our goal is to make art, to make your music express your own voice, while glorifying God!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in El Mirage, AZ

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in El Mirage is $75. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $235 per hour.
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"She's skilled and nice! The perfect combo!"
Hannah
Took Violin lessons from Dongyi H.
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"I took Violin lessons with Nader for about eight years, and I can confidently say that those eight years made me the musician that I am today. When I first met with Nader, I could barely scratch out an elementary level piece. However, I do believe that I can now play any piece with the ability and technique I learned from Nader.
Each lesson consists of scales and arpeggios, scale studies, etudes, bow studies, and one or two pieces of music. Nader teaches with an emphasis on the fundamentals (scales, arpeggios, scale studies, etc.) so as to build the best foundation possible. As far as music goes, the pieces vary with respect to time period and style. Over the years I played and performed several Baroque pieces (Bach Sonatas and Partitas, Leclair Sonata) some Classical pieces (Mozart Violin Concerto) and many Romantic pieces (to name a few: Wienawski Violin Concerto, Debussy’s Claire De Lune, Brahms’ Hungarian Dance, Saint-Saens’ Introduction et. Rondo Capriccioso, Bruch Violin Concerto, Manuel de Falla’s Asturiana) and a few modern pieces (e.g. Barber’s Violin Concerto). For the beginning student, Nader usually chooses a few selections from the Suzuki books, although he doesn’t necessarily teach the Suzuki method. He will also incorporate sight singing (Melodia) and ear training into the lesson to ensure that the student develops and sharpens a proper musical ear.
Over the years I was introduced to and learned many of the important techniques associated with stringed instruments (e.g. vibrato, octaves, fingered octaves, double and triple stops, chords, artificial harmonics, Spicatto, Staccato (and other common bow manipulations), proper shifting between all positions, pizzicato, phrasing, etc.) He has an extensive knowledge of technique and composition which he uses to give the student the best education possible on the matter. Nader also makes sure the student understands that there is more to music than simply playing the notes. He teaches how to phrase and incorporate one’s own musicality into the piece. He also teaches the student about the culture and history surrounding the composer/piece that they are working on. This is not only informative, but also keeps one interested even if they find the piece difficult or frustrating.
There is an annual concert where all the students perform the pieces they had been working on with Nader. This is a fun event with a relaxed yet professional atmosphere where students can showcase their talent and technical improvement. I always enjoyed these concerts as they were a tangible reminder of my own improvement and achievements.
In retrospect, I found my lessons with Nader to be a very well-rounded experience. Not only did I learn how to play an instrument, but I learned how to be a musician. He is an awesome teacher and I cherish the time I spent learning from him; I wouldn't trade my experiences with Nader for anything. He always pushed me beyond what I thought I was capable of and I learned so much from that. He is a very amiable, patient, passionate, generous, and patient teacher, so don’t be afraid to call! Whether you are young or old, beginner or advanced, there is always more to learn. Let Nader be your next teacher!"
Jared
Took Violin lessons from Nader T.
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"Amanda is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and is doing an excellent job teaching my Kindergartner, who is progressing rapidly and enjoying the lessons! This is our third teacher, so we have some experience and Amanda is exceeding our expectations. My schedule is often unpredictable, so far too often, I am late or have to change our timing on short notice, Amanda is kind and patient with both of us and has put a great deal of effort into being flexible and available. We couldn't ask for better!"
Brittany
Took Violin lessons from Amanda M.
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"Lauren Thomas is an excellent musician with a tremendous amount of patience and a seemingly boundless supply of talents. As a fellow musician who has played professionally alongside Lauren, I have witnessed first hand her skilled mastery of both the flute and the violin -- as intuitive as she is technically proficient. Apart from her musical abilities, she's kind, fun and sensitive and would make for either a great beginner violin teacher or as an instructor for someone with intermediate skills looking to expand their abilities. Cannot recommend her highly enough! Whether you're seeking instruction in the flute or the violin, Lauren's the woman for the job."
Ruby
Took Violin lessons from Lauren T.
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"At the age of 58 I decided to start taking violin lessons for 2 reasons, enjoyment of playing music and exercise my brain. I found Lucy K on the takelessons.com website and she was able to accommodate my request for lessons in my home on a Sunday. Starting from scratch, she taught me the fundamentals of playing and I have made some progress over the last 8 months. She is patient with me yet will push me along and at time bring me out of my comfort zone, which is good. She has the ability and training to teach students from early age to older adults like me. In addition, she also teaches piano, which my wife started lessons with Lucy K at the same time I started violin. She has my recommendation if you have interest in either violin or piano.
Chris T."
Chris
Took Violin lessons from Lucy K.
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"Very good teacher, our daughter likes her and is motivated to get better."
Grace
Took Violin lessons from Laura B.
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"Very patient teacher."
Martha
Took Violin lessons from Ben U.
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"Mark is a great teacher. I hadn’t played in over 35 years and he had me playing reasonably in no time. I loved how he was able to adjust to my skills and provide a personal program."
Jenine
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"We were very pleased with how quickly Randall was able to get Ella interested and interacting in the lesson. He took the time to explain everything in a way she understood. She is very excited to go back and continue learning from him."
Ella
Took Violin lessons from Randall K.
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"Mel is fantastic! I have only been taking lessons with him for a short time, but I feel like I have really made a lot of improvement! He is extremely patient and really cares about music. You can truly tell he puts his all into his lessons and truly cares about his students. Music is his passion and his optimism and love for music is contagious.

I decided to learn the violin and had no experience or background at all. Mel helped me start off with the essentials and is making sure I know proper form! I am beyond grateful that I found him and recommend him to anyone looking to learn. I promise you won’t regret hiring him to help you along your musical journey. I am most definitely looking forward to all my future lessons! Thank you Mel!"
Kaitlyn
Took Violin lessons from Mel P.
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