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Lily F.

7 Reviews
Walnut, CA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Master of Music in Violin Performance from The Ohio State University
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Lily F.

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An accredited Suzuki violin teacher.
I've been teaching violin for 10 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to learn basic violin-playing posture, including correct bow-hold. I use Suzuki series books to teach my students, and add up some other etudes if needed. I love working with students of all ages and any levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Lily

With a Masters in Music Performance from The Ohio State University, and an accredited Suzuki violin teacher from training program at The School for Strings, NYC. I have 10 years private teaching experience and 1 year group class teaching experience at Jefferson Academy at The Ohio State University.

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Katie
Lily is the a great piano teacher for my 70+ year old mother. She is friendly and patient. She explains things well and in a way my mother can easily understand. She is punctual and my mother says that "the lessons pass so quickly!"
Sydney
My daughter shared that she liked Lily and Lily knew her stuff! Very satisfied with the first lesson.
Eti Gunawan
Lily is a great instructor. She knows how to communicate with students and how to hold them accountable so they can have self discipline. Her teaching method also effective as she showing students how to get better step by step.

Megan M.

6 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Theatre, Dance, Music from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Teaches students 6 to 15
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Megan M.

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I teach the Suzuki method, but I also like to incorporate different styles of violin music as well, including fiddling and Celtic. I also teach music theory and how to read music. After the first lesson, I'll come up with a customized lesson plan to keep you or your child engaged and inspired to keep playing!

About Megan

I am originally from North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I have been involved in music, theatre and dance since the age of 3. I also have worked with various professional children's theatre companies and run my own touring theatre company. I have bee

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Raevyn S.
My daughter loved it. I wish there was a better parking situation but it really isn't too bad. Parking in the building is 15 mins free then $5 every hour. The teacher was professional, friendly, and communicative.
Brittney Clark
Great instructor! Very patient and knowledgeable:)
Samvel L.
Megan is very patient and accommodating. Recommend for beginners!

Angelica O.

1 Review
Compton, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Angelica O.

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If I were to say 15 years on the violin, that would be a shocking time. I did earn my Bachelor’s Degree in Music where I received most of my education in both violin and piano. In my perspective, the violin is such an intricate instrument and I am blessed to work with students in wanting to learn violin. It’s true where putting the hard work in violin takes you where you need to be. It does require Practice! I am willing to work with the student and help them grow in advancing this instrument. Let’s keep in touch!

About Angelica

My name is Angelica. I am a Cali woman since part of my life has been in Northern California and Southern California. It’s been a total of 20 years being in the field of music. Hence, I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music emphasis on Piano and Violin. I am continuing to study early childhood develo

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Doris
We had the privilege of having Ms. Angelica as my 10 year old's piano and violin teacher. She was patient, funny and an excellent music teacher. She knew exactly what to do to keep my daughter interested and engaged. My daughter looked forward to every session she had with her.

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Richard H.

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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
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Richard H.

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It is important to have teacher, student, and parents work together to see the accomplishments happen in the future. I make the lessons meaningful, so that my student can retain the information and practice effectively at home. My ultimate goal is to have my student think critically and listen carefully, so that they can become their own teacher.

About Richard

I started playing the violin when I was 12 years old. Some of my notable teachers include: Ricardo Cyncynates, Rochelle Abramson, Guido Lamell, and Tatiana Chulochnikova. I enjoyed playing in the summer music camp at Interlochen and Curtis Institute of Music Summerfest for Adults. I performed as a

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Sandra
Very patient and helpful!!
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Kathleen L.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 to 75
  • Awarded US Fulbright, NEA Grant, Aspen Music Scholarships from United States Fulbright Commission, NEA, Aspen Music School
  • Teaching since 1993
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Kathleen L.

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With a PhD in Ethnomusicology and a Masters in Violin Performance, I love teaching everything from Celtic fiddle tunes to classical concertos. I am a Suzuki certified instructor and registered with the Suzuki Association of the Americas.

About Kathleen

With a PhD in Ethnomusicology and a Masters in Violin Performance, Kathleen teaches everything from Celtic fiddle tunes to classical concertos. Kathleen has performed with the Miami Symphony Orchestra, Indiana's Richmond Symphony Orchestra, the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, the Reno Chamber Orchestr

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Joan
Kathleen is an amazing teacher. She is motivating and encourages you to do your best. Her teaching is clear and supportive. 5 plus stars.
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Diane G.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 65; Female: 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2000
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Diane G.

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I have been teaching the violin/fiddle to children and adults for 9 years. My speciality is in teaching young children and youth. I do teach methods that are appropriate to their level, whether they are beginners or have been playing for a while. I love teaching adult beginners as well, we all need a good start with a firm technique base for left and right areas (violin and bow) of playing the violin. I teach from the concept of Musicianship: warm ups to prevent injury, correct techniques for playing, and using theory books and violin method books that are creative and easy to follow and understand, both for children and adults. I teach note-reading as well as aural learning because a student, young or older, needs both music notation and ear training to gain the best possible perspective on learning this instrument and having fun. As a teacher, I love being creative in lessons, it's very important and helps the student to assimilate the techniques and pieces so they can move ...

About Diane

I love to teach the violin, viola and fiddle. I really enjoy working with adult beginners to help them discover music. You are never too old to learn! I also enjoy working with young children and youth to establish a wonderful foundation for the student. I have special training in working with chi

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Mayumi T.
Diane is an amazing teacher!! My two daughters (8 and 12yrs old) have been taking lessons from Diane for over 2 years and they love her lessons! Diane is very kind-hearted, very positive, and patient. They have a great violin rental and purchasing program with a very reasonable price and her husband as a professional luthier, setting up all the instruments for us and whenever the kids need to switch a violin size, they take care of it. We are very happy with Diane and it's hard to find a teacher like her.
Nancy
Was my first violin lesson today, and Diane is very thorough and easy to follow. She is excited about the violin and not just a teacher so I already know that I have a great teacher. I am so excited about my journey with her!
Amber A.
Diane is a fabulous teacher!! When my daughter wanted to start violin and fiddle I knew I would need to know something about violin to help her at home. So, Diane taught my 5 year old and me. Diane really has an amazing bond with my daughter and has truly become one of our family... She makes the lessons fun and engaging for my daughter... She takes a personal interest in her students and gears the lessons to their level. Diane is always willing to work with you when it comes to schedules as well, for example: summer time vacations.... I highly recommend Diane as an instructor. She knows her instrument, her theory, and how to convey the information to adults and small children. We have now been taking lessons for a couple of years and my daughter still looks forward to them and that is due to the investment that Diane has personally made in their relationship!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Arcadia, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Arcadia is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $230 per hour.
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"SO happy with my first class - instead of treating me like a beginning 8 year old (I'm almost 30), he willingly focused on technique and accepted my word that I have read music before (I played piano for several years) instead of forcing me to read a treble clef to him. He also immediately addressed my most pressing concerns (such as bow hold) as I am trying to partially self teach in the interest of time and money using online lessons, etc. Focusing on technique instead of how to pizzicato a quarter note allows me to practice and his teaching style, telling me what mistakes I may be making and why I am making them as a beginner (too much pressure, too little, etc) really allows me to try and improve before the next lesson. I am INCREDIBLY happy with his flexibility and teaching style and will gladly continue taking lessons from him. Highly recommend, at least for the adult beginners like myself!"
Sarah
Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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"He is the best violin teacher I have ever had! I've wanted to learn since I was a kid, but I was not motivated with my previous teachers and now as an adult beginner I am finding it easier than I thought. Mr. Sal breaks it down so that it isn't as hard to learn anymore and I am making leaps and strides. These last 6 months have gotten me ready to play Jingle Bells for my family over the holidays along with my other pieces and I am excited to show them what I've learned. Thank you Mr. Sal and I would definitely recommend anyone who wants to learn the violin to just start with the best teacher I know!"
Brittany P.
Took Violin lessons from Salvador B.
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"Randall was great, very patient and explained process very well , I will have to put my lessons on hold for a while. I have broken my knee and may need surgery.. Will get back in touch soon"
Cari
Took Violin lessons from Randall K.
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"Since we started to practice together via online I have a huge improvement in my performance. Strongly recommend, very technical, dedicated and responsable teacher with me as student."
Francisco
Took Violin lessons from Sofia S.
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"I've been a classical violinist for many years and but never had the courage to improvise on my instrument. Omer showed me how fun improvisation could be and really made everything seem easier than what I thought it was.
Great guy and awesome teacher!!"
Idan
Took Violin lessons from Omer A.
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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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"Very good first lesson. Our 9 year old daughter enjoyed learning the violin."
Cayman
Took Violin lessons from Amy R.
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"He was prepared and was great communicating before, during, and after the lesson!"
Caroline
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"Mrs. Rosemarie is a great instructor. she takes her time to make sure my daughter understands and feels comfortable. She is sweet, patient and kind. I am impressed how much she has learned. She loves her violin classes and Ms rosemarie."
laura lopez
Took Violin lessons from Rosemarie R.
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"Helena has great insight and can spot areas that need improvement quickly! She is kind and patient, and a wonderful violin teacher/player."
Jill
Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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