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Regina T.

12 Reviews
El Cajon, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, concentration in Violin; minor in Pre-Therapeutic Psychology from Point Loma Nazarene University
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Regina T.

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I am an outgoing, positive teacher who has a passion for music and for sharing this passion with students in a fun and relatable way. I don't approach every student the same way - as unique individuals, I learn about the student's goals and personality, and will create customized lessons based on the information and relationship we form. Knowledge of the instrument, music theory, and basic fundamentals are building blocks of any lesson, but the sky is the limit!!

About Regina

I was inspired to play the violin after seeing the local middle school orchestra perform when I was 8 years old. Since beginning group violin lessons the following school year, I have been consistently involved in developing my passion for and involvement in music in versatile ways -participating i

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Paula
I have been working with Regina for over a year now. I have made SO much progress in one year. It's hard to believe! I highly recommend Regina. I'm really enjoying playing now! It's fun!
Sara W.
Ms Regina was wonderful! My son absolutely loved having her as a teacher. She really spent time with him on the basics of reading music and tempo, and we could see his skills progress. Thank you, Ms Regina!
Paula
She is experienced and very knowledgeable. She is going to help me improve my viola playing! I would recommend!

Diane G.

11 Reviews
Bonsall, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching the Violin and Viola: Creating a Healthy Foundation for young children. from Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University. Chicago, Ill.
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Diane G.

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Hello….the viola is a wonderful instrument and is tuned an octave higher than the cello. The viola's open-pitched strings are: from hi to low…A, D, G and C. No E string. The viola is played like the violin but with more natural arm weight as the strings are thicker. The viola also comes in fractional sizes: 12 inch up to 17 inch. A new viola student needs to be fitted for the correct size so the instrument is not so big and heavy that it will case frustration with playing and possibly an injury from being too big…this is especially true for children and adult women. We have viola's for rent, professional set up with good quality strings.

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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Betsy F.

24 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Betsy F.

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Lessons are fun. My philosophy is that students should have music in their lives and benefit from the lessons they take now for years to come. Learning to play a musical instrument will help students with math skills, study habits, and develop a skill that will last for a lifetime.

After 3 months students will understand the fundamentals of their string instrument, know how to care for their instrument, warm up properly, be able to read and play introductory passages. After 6 months the student will have learned basic music theory, how to read music, and have advanced through playing multiple songs.

About Betsy

Music is the biggest passion in my life. I love being able to share that gift with my students, and look forward to their progress as much as my own. I continue to grow and develop as a musician, and love connecting with people through music. My students all learn to love and appreciate music, t

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Lille
Lille's first lesson went fantastic. She is very excited to continue the program with Betsy.
Salil J.
Kristina D.
She is so experienced and easy to follow. Very encouraging teacher and knowledgeable. She gives wonderful examples and metaphors and is able to detect a lot of nuances via video.

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Shadwa M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shadwa M.

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I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over 10 years. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that my students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create an atmosphere that fosters not only growth in technique, but in character, personal discipline, and a long-term appreciation for music.

I am an active performer, and play violin and viola with the Atlanta Ballet and Atlanta Pops Orchestras, among others. I hold a dual-Masters degree (MM/MA) in Violin Performance and String Pedagogy from Ohio State, a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Longy School of Music, and a Bachelors in Music Education from the University of Georgia.

About Shadwa

I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over a decade. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create a warm and suppo

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Shelby R.
Shadwa is awesome! She’s very patient and understanding of student needs. She’s also very encouraging and helpful, whether you’ve had violin experience or not, and makes learning to play so much fun!
Christine
I have learned a lot from my lessons with Shadwa. She has a knack for explaining technique, for making the connections between the physical movement and the sound produced. (Yes, it really does help to stand up straight!) She takes a personal interest in her students, which makes for a great lesson atmosphere. We established longer term goals that we could work towards; I appreciated her patience and creativity. Even scales became more than just boring drills! I definitely recommend her as a viola teacher for adults!
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Green B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Bachelor of Arts from St. Olaf College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Green B.

4 Reviews
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My greatest joy is sharing music, and I love to help students discover their own creative voice through their instrument! I am a versatile classical violinist and violist, fiddle player, songwriter, improviser, and cross-genre musician with over 20 years' experience playing the violin and 8 years' experience teaching violinists of all ages and abilities.

I'm currently only enrolling students online, but I will be available to teach in-person lessons in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN, metro area and in Northfield, MN, after it is safe to do so.

About Green

Hi there! My name is Green. My greatest joy is sharing music with others, and I love to do so through teaching the violin and viola. I incorporate a variety of musical styles into my teaching practice to instill instrument fundamentals, technique, music theory, and artistry. My teaching philosophy

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Trace
Green makes my son’s online violin lessons engaging while still being purposeful and focused with the repertoire. My son reports feeling motivated and encouraged and his confidence and skills grow with each lesson. Thank you, Green, for all your passion and hard work!
Elizabeth K.
My kids love working with Green! She is patient and clear, and she can tailor her style to their different ages and ability levels. Plus she makes them laugh :) I highly recommend Green as a teacher!
Lance
Green is a dedicated, caring professional who quickly connected with our daughter and developed an ongoing plan to facilitate her growth and development as a musician. Green is well-prepared for each lesson, and communicates expectations clearly with encouragement, challenge, and appropriate support to our child. Our daughter says that studying violin is fun again, and possibly more than ever! We have observed a great measure of improvement just in these last 3 months of lessons with Green, and are so thankful for her musical mentorship to our daughter. You will be blessed and very grateful to enroll with Green while she still has space for students in her teaching schedule. I predict that one day soon there will be a long waiting list and many flourishing young artists benefiting from their study with a world-class talent and first-rate person.

Marcus R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Undergraduate Degree in Music from The Juilliard School
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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 Cardiff by the Sea, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Cardiff by the Sea is $69. 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.
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"Taking lessons from Brian was an awesome experience and extremely beneficial for my solo and ensemble playing with viola. He does an excellent job giving fun and informative lessons that can stick with any student. Private lessons with Brian helped prepare me for the college level of playing that I’m at now and I highly suggest taking lessons from him no matter what age."
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Took Viola lessons from Brian R.
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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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"I studied with Michael Drobycki during my last two years of high school. In that time he helped me tremendously with my technique and developing my sense of musicality. I was able to make huge amounts of improvement within that time, which allowed me to place into my school’s highest orchestra as well as All-Region placement. Additionally, he helped me find the viola that I concertized on for more than nine years. He continues to be one of my mentors to this day."
Rizwan
Took Viola lessons from Michael D.
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"My 13 year old granddaughter just finished her 1st year of viola at school in June 2014 and she wanted to take summer lessons to stay sharp. There were a lot of teachers available within a 10-15 minute drive, but after trying other teachers, we chose Mark (a 30 minute drive ) because, as others have commented, he is extremely patient and teaches by correcting, not criticizing. He simply has a gift for teaching. I have never regretted the extra drive. Once you've had a lesson with him, you won't want to go to anyone else."
Mike
Took Viola lessons from Mark L.
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"Pepina was direct and very clearly communicated what she wanted me to do. She told me when I was doing things right and helped me when I was doing things wrong."
katherina
Took Viola lessons from Pepina D.
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"Patient, encouraging and inspiring. I cannot recommend Carolyn highly enough."
Charlene
Took Viola lessons from Carolyn B.
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"I had a great first lesson with Kelvin! He's fast and efficient and knows how to maximize the online time slot! This is gonna be fun!!!"
Brian
Took Viola lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Betsy was my daughter's viola teacher for almost 2 years. She was consistently fun, nice, supportive, knowledgeable, and professional. We recommend her highly."
michelle
Took Viola lessons from Betsy F.
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"Ms. Amato is well educated, informed, and highly experienced. She shares her wisdom with grace and efficiency. I would highly recommend her to any novice or aspiring professional."
Marybeth
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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"I first met Krizstina playing a gig. I made a technical inquiry and her advice and suggestion(s) made an immediate difference; the rest is history. Krisztina is not only very knowledgeable and sensitive in her teaching, but she knows how to relate concepts so that the student grasps and understands. Since my time with Krizstina, my playing has made notable changes, not only to me, but to others as well (according to them). Krizstina is always prepared, pleasant, professional and open to suggestions."
Hennigan
Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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