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Gloria J.

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San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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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.
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Kristen K.

27 Reviews
Berkeley, CA
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kristen K.

27 Reviews
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Learn to refine your technique and play with a beautiful sound!

About Kristen

My name is Kristen K. and I am an accomplished violinist and teacher from Lexington, Kentucky. I began my musical studies at age 7 and quickly discovered my passion and love for music. As a young musician, I attended numerous summer music festivals, participated in the Central Kentucky Youth Orches

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Rakesh K.
She is very patient and experienced teacher.
sunil
Kristen is a wonderful teacher. Very patient and methodical. I highly recommend classes with her.
Keila M.
I'm very happy to see my daughter playing the violin.
Kristen is teaching my daughter very well, more that I was expecting.

Angela S.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English, Spanish
  • BA Viola teaching from Conservatory of Music Rafael Orozco
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Michael R.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael R.

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The viola is a deep and powerful instrument, the violin's older sibling!

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dra

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Shannon
Michael knows his stuff! I look forward to many more sessions with him.
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Georgia P.
Great connection with my kids!

Angela S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English, Spanish
  • BA Viola teaching from Conservatory of Music Rafael Orozco
  • 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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Jill G.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Shenandoah Conservatory of Music
  • Awarded Congress of Strings from American Federation of Musicians
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Jill G.

36 Reviews
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Whether you're 3 or 103, if you're playing viola (or starting to play!) I hope you're EXCITED about it!! Over the years, my students have said that their lessons are/have been their favorite times of each week. I believe learning to play viola should be full of joy, learning, thinking, and feeling. Bring that joy alive for yourself by partnering with me as your musical guide. I bring over 30 years of experience and pure joy to my work, and I'd love to share that with you!

About Jill

I've been in and around music all my life. I started violin at age 5, part of the first generation of Suzuki violinists in the United States. I've loved being a professional violinist and violin teacher for over 30 years! And I've also founded and directed three community music schools in Newburyp

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Deborah S.
I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson. Jill is an excellent teacher. She is patient and so easy to follow. Btw she is an amazing violinist. I’m so impressed.
Jim W.
A great deal of instruction in the first lesson.
Doris A.
Patient and goes over things very well.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Albany, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Albany is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $150 per hour.
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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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"The best violin and viola teacher that I have ever had. She is flexible and encouraging and is great."
- Paloma
Took Viola lessons from Karla N.
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"As a former professional musician with an undergrad in Music, my standards are pretty high when I'm selecting musicians to teach my kids. My son has been taking viola lessons with Regina for 2.5 years. She is professional but also down-to-earth and great to work with. My son, now an 8th grader, played a level 1 solo at the District and State ISSMA contests and earned a Gold at both levels--the only kid in his school to do so. We credit Regina for appropriately pushing him to be his best. You can be assured that when you choose Regina, you're choosing one of the very best teachers around."
- Ryan
Took Viola lessons from Regina H.
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"Wonderful, patient and engaging. Best teacher for a beginner 9-year-old."
- Gaia
Took Viola lessons from Martina S.
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"I love it!"
- Keiko
Took Viola lessons from Charles B.
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"Andy does a great job giving my teenage son viola lessons and they have really helped to improve his playing skills. Andy is always very encouraging and motivating and Sam enjoys his weekly lessons."
- Mark
Took Viola lessons from Andy S.
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"Elisa is a very responsible, skillful, and sweet teacher

Before Elisa moved to Ventura, CA, she was a master student and taught in IP piano school and Kwong Kow Chinese School in Boston, MA. My daughter, Sarina, was one of her students. My daughter loves her so much and made good progress when Elisa was teaching her. Elisa made Sarina relax and comfortable so that she was enjoying the learning process; she emphasized on skill and poses, she tried hard to help the students to get to the best they could. She is reliable as you can talk with her about the timing change and make up lessions. She came to our house to say goodbye and hug Sarina before she left. She is a great teacher that you can count on and you will enjoy her teaching."
- Ping
Took Viola lessons from Elisa R.
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"Concetta is clear, helpful, and experienced. I feel that I will learn a lot. Instruction is a good blend between focused and flexible."
- Sara
Took Viola lessons from Concetta A.
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"Good instructor, very informative."
- Quincy
Took Viola lessons from Mark L.
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"Keiko is very patient and kind. She made several suggestions for me to modify my technique to improve my sound. Even though I had difficulty with it, she encouraged me to keep going at it. I am excited for our next lesson."
- Edmund
Took Viola lessons from Keiko T.
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