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Gloria J.

1 Review
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, German
  • Bachelor's Degree from Curtis Institute of Music
  • Teaching since 2001
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Gloria J.

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Every student is unique, so I will tailor the lessons to you and make it fun! I'm passing on to you the training I received from the very best master teachers of the violin. Stringed instruments are challenging, but I believe in enjoying making music at every level, while establishing a strong foundation in good technique. For learning fundamentals of music theory and ear training, we will play various rhythm and improvisational games. I have extensive background in European classical music, and I've also done quite a bit of improvisation, some fiddling, and electric violin and viola. Whether you want to be the next Joshua Bell or the next Lindsey Stirling, I can help you improve your playing. I will help you sing, dance and tell a story through your violin or viola.

About Gloria

Born into a musical family in 1966, I have extensive performance experience as a classical violinist and violist, and I've been composing my own music since 2000. I am very grateful to have studied with some of the finest teachers of violin, viola and chamber music, and I graduated in 1990 from th

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Mia Bella
Gloria has been a wonderful and inspiring teacher over a period of very formative years for me as a violinist. We first worked together for all 4 years of my undergraduate violin performance degree at Mills College from 2010-14, and Gloria helped me develop a lasting appreciation for listening deeply and developing focus for small details. We worked together on everything from solo Bach and Hindemith sonatas to concertos, chamber music, and orchestral excerpts. She has been a lasting influence in my life as a musician, and I will continue to return for musical and creative advice over the years even when I live far away.

Angela S.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Angela S.

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After more than 12 years of teaching experience my lessons got to the perfect point of balance of being fun and educative, engaging but not overwhelming, personalized but keeping up with the national stanidards so you can see progress, you will feel like practicing and being able to play with others. Just if you want!

About Angela

Angela is a violin and viola teacher with more that 12 years of experience. She started her music studies in Spain, where she finished her Bachelor Degree in music in 2004 and where most of her performance and teaching experience was forged between the classical, contemporary and regional styles. H

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Jennifer Z.
It was fun
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Zachary H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Dutch, German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zachary H.

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An experienced and versatile musician with a passion for building technique and finding students' unique artistic voice.

Students of mine study standard concertos, Bach, Suzuki materials, and scales. They also work on fiddle and jazz tunes, improvisation, and pop songs. The most important thing is to find what lights a spark in each student!

About Zachary

I am a violinist and violist with experience performing and studying all over the world. I am a trained classical musician, but I also have a passion for improvisation, hip hop, pop, jazz, and fiddle music! My strengths lie in building students' technical foundation while helping them find their ar

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Colleen
Zachary has such a positive and encouraging way with our son. He is clearly a very talented musician -- yet he is humble and has said he is always still learning all the time. From the first lesson, he provided persistent guidance for improving with patience and compassion. He is a gifted teacher. We are very happy to have found him!

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Peter B.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian
  • Bachelor's degree in Piano, Music Theory and Pedagogy (Music Education) from University Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia
  • Awarded Certificate of Excellence from Bridgeport Board of Education
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Peter B.

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My primary expertise is in teaching beginners to low intermediate students but I gladly accept students of any level.

About Peter

*Please note: Due to Covid 19 outbreak, I have suspended all in studio or in home lessons. I accept online students of all ages and for all instruments I teach. Timings are very flexible.* I teach Classically trained, energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability t

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Kim
Peter has not only honed my daughter's previous skills, but introduced techniques and music theory that was completely new to her. Peter has sought out music that will challenge and interest my daughter specifically. We've been very pleased.
Brian
Peter is an extremely patient and knowledgeable teacher; it has been a privilege studying the piano and cello with him for the past 2 months. In that brief time, I have completed 16 of the 17 pieces in the first Suzuki book for cello! I have also enjoyed the piano exercises and repertoire he has assigned, which are technical but melodious. He has a great understanding of theory and technique; he is very personable and encouraging; and he was flexible and accommodating about the times and modes (in person and online) for my lessons. I recommend him wholeheartedly to other adult beginners like me and am grateful to be under his tutelage.
Joe ..
Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive
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Jonathan G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1987
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Jonathan G.

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I have two degrees in Viola Performance. I have taught students at all levels for over twenty years. I have played as a substitute musician with the Seattle Symphony.

About Jonathan

I have nearly thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish.

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Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
Jordan
Jordan really enjoyed his first lesson. Jonathan validated for him that the daily work he is putting in is helpful and gave him small steps to go forward with.
Catalina
Great first lesson! Friendly, and very easy to follow. Looking forward to our next lesson.

Marcus R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French
  • Undergraduate Degree in Music from The Juilliard School
  • Awarded 1st Prize Marjorie Stricklin Emerging Artist Competiton from Red River Radio
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Marcus R.

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We will explore the world of a professional violist, play viola repertoire, and solidify technique to maximize the learning experience.

About Marcus

During the COVID-19 pandemic, this is the perfect opportunity for you to study from anywhere in the world or if your kids are home from school now. Can teach at anytime, anywhere in the world right from my computer screen! Start your musical journey NOW!!!! Be well, and sending everyone light and

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Alameda, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Alameda is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $120 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$70 average

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"If I could write anything to hope that you choose Kristen to teach you, imagine it here: _______. That said. She is Amazing, Fantastic, Patient, Fun, Understand, did I say Patient!? I am a 28 year old man that is learning Viola as his "2nd" real instrument. I play piano well, and "campfire" guitar. Kristen is teaching me to read Alto clef and play the Viola. She is teaching at MY pace and not complaining when I come in without having the most practice time accomplished throughout the prior week. She has a flexible schedule and is available for communication (email and phone) between lessons (I've rescheduled many times because my work hours are not constant). She's Great! I hope you let her teach you! Thank you for reading."
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Took Viola lessons from Kristen K.
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"Let's start at the very beginning...a very good place to start. Absolutely wonderful first lesson!!"
Izzie
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Hilary is super patient and with a great attitude toward teaching. Very glad to have found her and take lessons!"
lauren
Took Viola lessons from Hilary L.
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"Krisztina is a great musician, experienced teacher and wonderful person. I am grateful that I had the opportunity to work and play with her during the past years. She is really devoted to the instrument and music. She has my highest endorsement and recommendation."
Orsi
Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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"Elizabeth was very flexible and worked with us perfectly. There isn’t anything I wouldn’t change!"
Ava
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"This was my first lesson tonight . I really love his teaching style and look forward to many more"
Glenda
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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"Super awesome teacher! So good with both younger kids and teenagers and the hard work he puts in to help others really shows in his students!"
Lindsay
Took Viola lessons from Brian R.
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"Catherine did a lovely job with my 9 year old daughter!"
Anke
Took Viola lessons from Catherine W.
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"My son was excited about Ms Gail’s knowledge of the viola."
Ryker
Took Viola lessons from Gail N.
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"My son took Viola lessons from Mr. Keys for a year. He thoroughly enjoyed learning from him. His dedication to proper technique was excellent. He is very knowledgeable about the instrument and provided plenty of opportunity for my son to grow in his ability.

Thank you, Cameron."
Stephen
Took Viola lessons from Cameron K.
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