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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.
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Elias S.

3 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

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violins, viola, mandolin, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profe

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Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
Jacqui
Elias is great! My daughter is 7 and this was her first exposure to violin lessons. She loves Elias, says how patient and nice he is, and can’t wait for her next lesson each week. I highly recommend him!
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Si T.

2 Reviews
Westminster, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Si T.

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What I love about teaching is that moment when the student is making beautiful music and is enjoying themselves. My lessons are fun and methodical. I focus on what the student needs and how they can achieve their goals with the instrument.

About Si

I am a professional musician in Los Angeles area. I play with Los Angeles Ballet, San Bernardino symphony, Earth Call orchestra, Hour of Power orchestra. I have performed with Mary J Blige, Pattie LaBelle and recorded for Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow. I have a BM from Hall conservatory.

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Calvin A.
Si is a superb teacher and musician. His playing is phenomenal and his deep knowledge of music coupled with his teaching skills makes studying with him awesome. Teaching is a delicate process and Si definitely understands how to navigate it in a professional and enjoyable manner.

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LisaJo B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Eastern Illinois University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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LisaJo B.

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LisaJo brings more than 40 years of private studio experience to her students.
Steeped with knowledge of music history, theory and composition, LisaJo has a Bachelor of Music Education from Eastern Illinois University, and extensive orchestral-performance experience as a violinist and conductor. During the past 40 years, she has developed her abilities as a diagnostician of obstacles in the musical learning process--both cognitive and physical.
While teaching students from age eight through adult, and enjoying all of them, LisaJo has become a recognized teacher of of the adult beginner and adult restart. She takes a very individualized approach with her students, recognizing technical and emotional components to each individual's learning process.
Although she has studied with teachers from various other violin lineages, her technique is based on the teaching of Carl Flesch and Ivan Galamian.
Additionally LisaJo studied with Kato Havas, whose New Approach to string ...

About LisaJo

I have 40 years experience as a private teacher in the Chicago area. I teach all ages, including adult beginners. I am classically trained with a Bachlelor's degree in Music Education. I use standard European methods, as well as American fiddling methods. I try to find the key that ignites the m

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Adam N.
LisaJo is an incredible teacher. I was hoping to take in-person lessons, but due to the pandemic I (reluctantly) opted for online instead. All my doubts have been cast away... LisaJo's infectious enthusiasm leaps through the screen and her competencies as both a teacher and musician are evident through her ability to provide clear, creative instruction that translates directly into progress. I always look forward to my lessons - I'm learning lots but also having a great time with it :) I super recommend LisaJo if you're looking to learn violin!
Meng
LisaJo is so patient and she shows me lots of details I should pay attention to.
I highly recommend her to other students.
Katie
Best teacher ever!!!!! I went from knowing absolutely nothing about the violin to playing in the Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra after 2yrs of lessons. Through our lessons together Mrs. Lisa Jo taught me technique yes, but she also taught me so much more. She instilled in me a love for music and it’s many intricacies that I will cherish forever. Truly an amazing teacher
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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Dean's List from The Pennsylvania State University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Thomas W.

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I can help beginning students on violln learn the basics.

About Thomas

My lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of each student. If a student is involved in school music ensembles, we will work with their lesson books from school in addition to material outside of the books, including SmartMusic, Noteflight, and teacher-created materials. We will focus on bu

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
Cindy T.
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
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Susan S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Bachelor of Arts Music Education from The College of New Jersey
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Susan S.

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Beginner violin lessons with me are fun and engaging, while you learn the basics of how to play your instrument as an extension of your body. Mindfulness is a key component of my lessons designed to help you learn to play without tension right from the start. You will learn the basics of how to hold the instrument, proper bow hold, finger placement basics, proper wrist position, basic rhythm, as well as, scales, note reading, and music theory. Each lesson is designed developmentally appropriate for the age and physical ability of the student.

About Susan

Music, meditation, and mindfulness have become interchangeable parts of my life that come together in the most beautiful way. Learning to develop the mind impacts the body and how we approach every aspect of our lives. If we approach a skill mindfully whether it is playing an instrument or learning

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Costa Mesa, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Costa Mesa is $76. 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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"Maya has been my violin and piano teacher for about 7 years. She’s very patient and fun to work with, but sometimes strict for what I work on. We have to prepare for the annual students recital she has in the spring, but i feel I’ve learned a lot from her. She’s my favorite teacher!"
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Took Violin lessons from Maya S.
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Took Violin lessons from Marvett H.
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"Alethia is an excellent instructor. She taught our son Suzuki book 2 and they are now starting book 3. In my opinion she blends a perfect balance between actual playing, violin technique, and music theory. Lessons begin with both of them playing and then she has him play solo. Any issues he has are handled with positive encouragement and relatable exercises. Lessons also include a suitable amount of music theory so our son understands what he is playing and how music is written. Alethia's approach and attitude are fantastic; I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a violin instructor."
Greg
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Great lessons! Good with a 12 yrs old, accommodating, understanding, patient, punctual. Thank you!"
Isabel
Took Violin lessons from Mallory L.
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"Patrick is friendly and very knowledgeable."
John
Took Violin lessons from Patrick K.
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"The lessons are fun and the instructor really pushes me to get better at violin while at the same time being patient with someone starting from no experience. From what I hear he has students of all ages too and it's neat hearing about other students from time to time."
Allen
Took Violin lessons from Zbigniew R.
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"Rui is a lovely teacher. We were lucky to find her. I was only looking to take lessons for my own entertainment but now I feel as though I can go all the way and become something more with these lessons."
Tala
Took Violin lessons from Rui M.
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"Love her fun and understanding spirit! Can't wait for more lessons with her !! :D"
Thuy
Took Violin lessons from Dee F.
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"A superb violinist, musician and artist teacher."
Kevin
Took Violin lessons from Chin K.
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"He took the time to start at my daughter’s level but also to push her to improve as well! He gave good constructive criticism and homework for her to improve faster!"
Reagan
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan B.
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