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Dimitry O.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Teaching since 2000
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Dimitry O.

8 Reviews
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Much of my methods are derived from my doctoral dissertation studies in the field of Sports Psychology. I apply my teaching methods to develop and increase control of muscular and mental functions, accuracy, precision, discipline, mental awareness and overall coordination in violin performance. I am eager to share my knowledge and experience in sports psychology and to emphasize the general psychological benefits and contribution to human enrichment.

​My students earn numerous accolades, such as Concertmaster and title positions in the: Colburn Chamber and Los Angeles Youth Orchestras, Santa Monica High School Chamber Orchestra, Idyllwild Music Festival Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, Interlochen Music Festival, Honor Orchestra of America, and Santa Monica High School Symphony and Chamber Orchestra, Palisades High School Symphony; Grand Prize in the Fifth International Colibri Music Competition, Westside Committee of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Student Scholarships and ...

About Dimitry

My teaching principles are based on outlining the advantageous mental and physical practice techniques revealed through research in Sports Psychology. These methods help my students strategically overcome the numerous psychological obstacles in order to develop a consistently high level of performa

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Kiran L.
I started learning violin from Dr. Dimitry 1 month ago because, unlike other teachers, I found Dr. Dimitry very honest in specifying the subtleties and nuances, especially the snaggy ones which make the violin one of the most challenging instruments to learn. Although his classes were very expensive, I chose him as he was a straightforward and experienced violinist and I never compromise on the quality of teaching. Also, being a doctoral student myself, I know what it means to earn a Ph.D. and that too in music.

Now, it has been one month, and I enjoy his classes. His analogies and examples are an apt way of understanding the techniques of playing the violin. Though Dr. Dimitry is an advanced violinist, he is very patient with absolute beginners. To sum up, I would highly recommend him to people who are very serious and determined to learn and practice the violin.
Sharon
A true professional and a great teacher! I have been taking violin lessons now for 6 months with Dr. Dimitri Olevsky, having switched to Dimitri after having had a mediocre experience with my previous teacher. Wow…what a difference. Dimitri ably blends his extensive knowledge, talent, and seriousness about his craft with a witty sense of humor. He is able to simplify the complexities of violin technique so that it is truly feels accessible. Highly recommended.
Alexander
Dr. Olevsky was immediately able to improve my playing with direct, practical advice. He is concerned with efficient practice and in making the maximum amount of progress in the time that one has. He is highly knowledgable about the audition process and the real day to day of being a professional performing violinist. I have been playing for 15+ years and find Dimitry's lessons very challenging and stimulating.

Nina K.

Cypress, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nina K.

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I am a member of Certificate of Merit so students can take cm on their choice, am also doing symf during summer. I usually held recital minimum 1-2 a year so students will get a chance to perform.
I use suzuki method for most students but also open to teach whatever students interested in.
My students are from 5 years old to an adult. I have also taught at a elementary and highschool before.

About Nina

I am a professional violinist and a teacher! I have been playing violin since I was 8 and started teaching in high school. I have received both undergraduate and graduate degree for performance. I have taught a group class at elementary school and string coach at high schools. My students age fr

Angela C.

12 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BME from Drake University
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Angela C.

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Experienced teacher of 30 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages. I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of classical skills. I specialize in classical music and provide multiple playing opportunities for my students throughout the year.

About Angela

EDUCATION My musical education began while sitting on my mother's lap as she taught piano lessons. I began studying cello with a member of the Kansas City Philharmonic at age 9, and at age ten, I followed in my mother's footsteps to play the flute. I played all three instruments, (piano, cello

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Simone B.
She was amazing. Kind and encouraging and so inspiring. My daughter had a lot of anxiety going in but just glows whenever she talks about her first lesson. Can’t wait for the next!
Ida E.
Angela is awesome. Really positive, funny, patient, and encouraging and knows how to teach a beginning youngster very well.
Donna
Great experience. As a senior just beginning to play an instrument, Angela is patient and a good instructor.

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Oshea T.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Oshea T.

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Hello everyone, My name is Oshea and I am a violinist teaching in northern Virginia. As a jazz musician I'm comfortable performing and teaching various styles, and I prefer to teach music that my students enjoy. My lesson plans are tailored to each individual student, with an emphasis on technique to avoid injury and promote good musicianship. As a performer I have played at the Kennedy Center, Masonic Temple as well as winning multiple international awards for performance. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you to achieve your musical goals.

About Oshea

Hello people of the world, thank you for taking the time to check out my profile. I've been teaching for about five years now, and playing for 13. I'm a pretty relaxed guy so my lessons tend to have a chill "no pressure" vibe. My teaching style is very positive reinforcement based, so I'm always tr

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Jake M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Music-Voice from Boyce College
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Jake M.

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Want to learn how to play violin but never had the time? Now is your chance. I will work with you in the time frame you need to develop the skills required to play the music that you want to learn. We will work on technical skills, hand placement, music reading, ear training, and rhythmic understanding. Before long, we will be playing the songs that YOU want to learn. I can not wait for us to begin this journey!

About Jake

I am a singer, pianist, guitarist, and violinist. I graduated from Boyce College with a Bachelors of Music Degree with a voice major and piano minor. All of my students can expect to learn the technical skills required for their instrument of choice. Once these skills and basic knowledge have b

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James
So far everything has been great. Just finished my third lesson with Jacob and I am enjoying what we have worked through and how fast I’m progressing.
Aaron Jones
I’ve really liked having Jacob as my piano teacher. I would definitely recommend him.
Jaime G.
First lesson was good. Looking forward to learn more next week.
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Crystal G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music from Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music
  • Teaching since 2008
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Crystal G.

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I've played alone and in ensembles for over 25 years. My lessons will start at your level. What do you want to accomplish? What music do you want to play? You'll learn the basics- bow control, intonation, vibrato, shifting positions. What you play with those skills is up to you- that's what makes music enjoyable!
*Note: at this time I am only taking on intermediate students, as I can only teach lessons online at this time due to the pandemic. I would consider anyone who has been playing for at least 1 year to be intermediate level.

About Crystal

My name is Crystal and I've played viola for over 25 years. I can teach both violin and viola. I play professionally and just for fun. I have a bachelor's in music from Vanderbilt University where I studied with Kathryn Plummer. l love teaching people of all ages how to make music! *please note: i

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Janet Yaugo
Great first class!!
Michael M.
My nine year old grandson had his first lesson with Mrs. Graves today and she was wonderful with him! We were both very happy with his lesson.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Brea, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Brea is $72. 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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"Mr. Nader is a wonderful teacher who truly cares about his students. He is kind, patient, and funny. When I first started taking lessons from Mr. Nader, I didn't know how to read the notes, let alone play the violin. But through his patience and encouragement I have drastically improved and have come to really enjoy playing the violin. Mr. Nader is very well educated and knowledgeable about a variety of different kinds of music and the history of music. I am very fortunate to have found such a wonderful instructor."
Erin
Took Violin lessons from Nader T.
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"Milena really knows her stuff. She’s very consistent and really focused on teaching. If you follow her instructions you will improve. Thank you for the lessons Milena! I promise I will get better at practicing!"
Bryce
Took Violin lessons from Milena A.
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"Looking forward to the next lesson. Anna is a great teacher!!"
Annika
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"I have improved my playing quickly with the tips Susanna gives me. She is patient and very good at explaining techniques!"
Bernadette
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Thank you so much for directing us to such a fabulous music teacher. Professional yet friendly, Clare has the ability to make the perfect connection with her students, guiding them in a fun and exciting way to reach further advancement in their musical endeavors. It is extremely refreshing to associate with someone of Clare's caliber, and knowledge, and I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking to begin or continue development of their musical potential. J. Watson, Windcrest, TX"
Jan
Took Violin lessons from Clare H.
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"It was a great class,and I look forward to more."
Shakaya
Took Violin lessons from Catherine W.
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"Thanks to Jacqueline, I have been able to pick up the violin again (after not playing for many years) and build back my technique reasonably quickly. She has an expansive library of musical exercises and songs that are perfect for making your practicing more efficient and your playing sound better. Over the last two years I’ve started to see her as less of a violin teacher and more of a violin guru. I high recommend her to any new/old violin student."
Alex
Took Violin lessons from Jacqueline P.
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"Jesse is a great teacher. He is very patient and caring. He taught my daughter at her pace. He tried using different methods to help my daughter to comprehend quicker and easier. I came there 10 minutes early. He started the lesson immediately. Also at the end of the lesson, he allowed parent time to discuss any concern I might have. We like Jesse a lot!"
Tiffany (student)
Took Violin lessons from Jesse M.
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"Miss Benita as we call her :) is so good with my 8-year-old daughter. In just 3 lessons they have built a great rapport. Benita is relaxed, reassuring, with a great sense of humor while at the same time imparting great knowledge of the violin to my daughter. I appreciate her welcoming us into her family home even during the pandemic. We felt that in-person instruction would be more desirable than online, and I think that my daughter is learning so much more with our arrangement."
Chloe
Took Violin lessons from Benita L.
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"We love Dusty! She is very patient and really great at explaining things so that my 10 year old understands. I just signed him up to continue with more lessons."
Charles
Took Violin lessons from Dusty S.
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