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Angela S.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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

Gloria J.

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San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree from Curtis Institute of Music
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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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Marc D.

8 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Marc D.

8 Reviews
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Irish, folk and Bluegrass styles, tunes, scales, improvisation techniques

About Marc

I've been playing music since I was 14 years old. I studied classical guitar at State University in Buffalo, NY. and also studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. I love just about every style of music. I mostly play Celtic, Bluegrass, American traditional, jazz, and classical. I a

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Roger H.
He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better.
Avery B.
It was really good information and I had a lot of fun.
Annie B.
I have been taking fiddle/violin lessons from Marc for a few months now, and it has been a great experience. He is very patient and keeps things fun by helping me learn pieces that I am interested in learning to play. I would highly recommend him for any instrument you are wanting to learn.

Meet Online Violin Teachers Serving Benicia, CA

Signe M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Signe M.

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Hello, my name is Signe and I have played violin for 16 years. I am very passionate about teaching and music. I enjoy working with younger students but I teach anyone excited to learn violin! I think music should be experienced by ALL, so I adjust my teaching to meet my student's individual needs. I would love to teach you, so please reach out :)

About Signe

Hello, my name is Signe, and I play the violin, guitar, and piano. I am currently earning my Bachelor's degree in Music Education. I am very passionate about music and teaching, and I believe everyone possesses the ability to create and make music. I have been playing for 16 years, and I have ex

Dennis N.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, Shanghainese, Cantonese
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
  • Teaching since 2003
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Dennis N.

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As an experienced Violin teacher, Dennis believes that establishing a profound foundation is the key to a successful musical performance. Dennis builds up students’ confidence and love in learning the Violin. He is an extremely patient, enthusiastic and passionate musician, coaching and encouraging his students to achieve their artistic goals.

About Dennis

Dennis is a classically-trained Violinist with extensive experience in this field. Committed to education and sharing his passion for music, he focuses on performance techniques and expression when he teaches Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Level of his clients/students in his classes. Denn

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Mikaela H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Awarded Barbara and David Jacobs Scholar (Comprehensive Merit Scholarship) from Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Indiana University; Jacobs School of Music
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Mikaela H.

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In my teaching I seek to inspire the very best in every student through clear expectations, consistency, patience, and a great deal of laughter. It is important to me to treat each student as an individual and to find a method of instruction that will best fit each individual personality and skill set.

Music is an excellent mode through which to learn leadership, collaboration, and self-discipline. It is a means by which we may better ourselves no matter what our age.

My system for teaching beginners derives from the Suzuki method and uses the Suzuki books as it's structure. For students who have surpassed the Suzuki level, I teach Russian School technique. My own training is largely Russian school, influenced by Heifetz and modern European tradition.

About Mikaela

Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music, Jacobs Scholar Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance - 2007-2011 I work with each student to create a personalized experience that will best suit their individual goals and needs. My teaching focuses on providing each student with a solid foundation

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Jean N.
My daughter has been taking lessons with Mikaela for 3 years and has been thriving! Mikaela is kind and friendly while holding her students to high standards. They all clearly enjoy themselves and it is rewarding to see them all progress from one recital to the next. She comes to the house to give lessons but now teaches through zoom due to the pandemic. Highly recommended!!!
Margot B.
Our daughter had her first lesson yesterday and loved it and Mikaela. She said it was the best day ever and can't wait for her next lesson next week! Mikaela obviously has experience teaching children and make our daughter feel at ease and comfortable. Most of the first lesson seemed to be focused on proper instrument and handling, which makes sense. It can take years to undo poor posture and position if not begun correctly. Mikaela explained what she was doing and why, and made sure our daughter understood everything as she went along. Thank you for a first great experience!
Daniel S.
Mikaela is not only an excellent musician but an outstanding music teacher, a rare combination. I have been taking violin lessons from her for quite some time now, and I am amazed at how much of a difference she has made in my efforts to pick up the instrument as a total beginner.

She has great observational abilities to immediately notice errors in form or movement, all the while maintaining calm and complete patience. She also has gift for suggesting corrections with analogy and imagery that has been very helpful in my experience.

I would highly recommend her.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Benicia, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Benicia is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $230 per hour.
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"She has a great teaching style especially with young children. A very patient instructor. Recommend!"
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Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"Very helpful with helping me improve my sound and tone"
Mark
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Took Violin lessons from Megan R.
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"Today's lessons went very well. Alethia is well suited for the students and customizes each lesson to the individual needs of each student while focusing on the literature at hand. The students were happy. I did not give a 5 star rating because I did not get feed back from each of the students. I really like her style and demeanor. Thank you."
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Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Glenda is an amazing teacher she explains everything very patiently ."
Pallavi
Took Violin lessons from Glenda J.
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"My daughter feels very comfortable with Lucy and like her lessons."
Charlotte
Took Violin lessons from Lucy L.
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My husband and I were extremely pleased with the progress our son Thomas made with Dan. Thomas started playing last year and was progressing faster than the rest of his third grade class which is why we were looking for a private teacher to help him along. Before taking lessons with Dan I had a hard time getting Thomas to practice. Thomas has begun practicing all on his own because he has been genuinely inspired. Dan is a true professional who always on time and in a good mood to teach. He was so patient with Thomas and developed practice techniques unique to Thomas's situation. Dan is more than just a violin teacher, he is dedicated to inspiring each student to love music. Thanks Dan!!!"
Karen
Took Violin lessons from Daniel U.
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"Elisa is a great teacher! She is sooooo talented! She was teaching violin to my 8 year old daughter in Ventura CA. She is very kind and patient with kids. We highly recommend her for teaching. We wish she could stay longer. Miss her."
Lorena Romero
Took Violin lessons from Elisa R.
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"Very patient , good teacher."
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Took Violin lessons from Cathy W.
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