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Jacqueline P.

13 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jacqueline P.

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About Jacqueline

As of 4/28 I will be fully vaccinated and am accepting in person students two weeks after that. Hello future students! I've been playing violin for 23 of my 29 years of age and teaching for 13 years. I believe that the most important part of learning the violin is having fun and building a pas

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Dorothy
This review is long overdue! Jacqueline has been so patient and kind with me in my violin journey. I truly appreciate her passion for the violin and for teaching. My bow hand has never looked better!
Adam S.
I started taking lessons with Jacqueline after having bought a violin and done some practicing on my own for a few months. She was quickly able to formulate lesson plans for me based on my background and experience. She has also been very good about correcting my technique and pushing me to challenge myself, and is always helpful in answering my many questions. Overall she is a very knowledgeable, professional, down-to-earth and friendly instructor.
Maria
My 11 year old daughter has studied with Jacqueline for 1.5 years and is really enjoying the process. Jacqueline is a kind and warm teacher which is very encouraging. My daughter wants to practice and improve in order to impress her sweet teacher. We are very happy with lessons with Jacqueline. She even teaches Disney music... not just the classics. She will look for whatever my daughter is interested in playing and then plays with her. I highly recommend her.

Angela C.

12 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Elias S.

3 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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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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Ian C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Ian C.

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Music should be fun and rewarding. As an experienced teacher and performer of music for over 25 years. I will teach a solid foundation of music theory and technical skill as well as catering each lesson to that individuals interests. A graduate of Ithaca College school of music, a fan of classical to bluegrass. beginners thru intermediate levels ages 6 and up.

About Ian

Hello, I am a musician with over 20 years of experience touring here in the states as well as internationally. I graduated Ithaca college with a BA in music performance. I have lived, performed, and taught music in Nashville TN for the last 15 years. I love to pass on my knowledge of music with my

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Micheline
Another great lesson with Ian this week! 30 minuets go so fast that I will definitely increase to 40 minute sessions next time. Excellent teacher,
Micheline
Ian inspired me with my first lesson, he is very friendly, knowledgeable and an excellent teacher.
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Lauren S.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian, French
  • Bachelor of Music - Music Education from Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Awarded Graduate Teaching Assistantship from University of Louisville
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Lauren S.

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Music should never simply be a rote-learning process. We develop real artistry. My students learn how to interpret, transform, and create music. From the first lesson, we experiment with various musical "ingredients" and revisit these tools often as we move through a lesson series or repertoire. Students explore a variety of styles and learn to read, compose, and improvise. Students as young as five have created their own theme and variations on a favorite tune with these techniques.

About Lauren

Hello! My name is Lauren, and I am excited to bring out the musician in you! At Musical Life Studio, we foster music from the beginning through the professional level. Our students include: • Children and working adults in beginning & intermediate study • Collegiate and professional music

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Chasity O.
She is such a good voice coach. She watches you and knows exactly what to work on with you. She challenges you and also is very comfortable to work with. I highly recommended lessons with Lauren!!
Marlenny
I thank God that I have Lauren as my violin teacher. As a new learner I fell comfortable and extremely confident with her. She is amazing, very patient, and helps me with all my errors or helps me on how to improve.
Thank you from the bottom my heart!! God bless you in everything you do and your family!
Jeffrey B.
Very nice and professional
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Jeanmarie J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Music from Stony Brook University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jeanmarie J.

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Experienced professional with degrees in music and music education, and a background teaching strings and string orchestra, strives to develop a foundation of musical skills along with a love of the instrument and music in students of all ages.

About Jeanmarie

My passion is music and my greatest joy is sharing that passion. My teaching style is adapted to each student, customized lesson plans and curriculum designed to teach and challenge but also ensure the student is enjoying the experience by basing lessons on music in which the student is interested

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Edward A.
Very good instructor. She has the right temprament for me being an older student.
Tracey L.
She was very thorough..plus her style of teaching will definitely benefit me in the long run!!
Debbie N.
Jeanmarie helped me to learn the proper way to hold the cello and the bow. She watched carefully to be sure I maintained that throughout the lesson. I am pleased that she is going to be sure I learn to play the cello well to prevent injuries. She also gave me some very basic bowing and finger exercises to practice this first week so I begin to build correct muscle memory before I go on to working with sheet music.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Downey, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Downey 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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"A very knowledgeable teacher, who clearly loves his job. He patiently works with each of his students and continuously gives new musical ideas and keeps every and each of them motivated. He posses huge musical competences and this guarantees a fast and stable learning. During each lesson makes every student feel very comfortable."
Alessia
Took Violin lessons from Lorenzo M.
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"My lesson went great, and I am really looking forward to working with Megan. She was very supportive in identifying what was going well while offering helpful suggestions on how to improve. I feel confident Megan will help me gain proficiency on the violin!"
Mary
Took Violin lessons from Megan H.
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"Today was the 1st lesson for my 4 year old. For months before her birthday all she asked for was a pink voilin. So for her birthday I bought her a pink voilin and violin lessons to learn. Philip helped her take her excitement and mold the lesson to her pace. I appreciate the experience of knowing that she didn't have to move in accordance to what worked for MOST 4 year olds and was allowed to learn without taking the fun out of it. In my opinion, that is worth the 30 minutes it took to get there."
Alex
Took Violin lessons from Philip O.
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"From my daughter: Elizabeth is very caring and helpful. She is making me a better violinist."
Ella
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"My daughter was the youngest student she had ever worked with and she did a great job! Wilma was very patient and concise. She was skillful at identifying how my daughter learns and capitalize on that."
Jenny
Took Violin lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"she's amazing, she works with you and makes sure you are getting the best lesson you can. appreciate her."
michelle
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Great second lesson with Jessica!"
Colleen Curtis & Sharon
Took Violin lessons from Jessica H.
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"I started violin lessons with Leanna in May and I must say she is an awesome teacher. Lessons are great and I am actually learning how to play the violin! I can not think of a time when she was harsh or impatient, seeing that I complete beginner. She is pleasant and encouraging. I was late for one of she class and she was so understandable"
Yakeisha
Took Violin lessons from Leanna L.
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My son started working with Ms. Autumn about two years ago. Before he started lessons, he was feeling frustrated and behind other students his age. He is now shifting, using vibrato, and showing so much confidence in his playing. Thank you!"
Lindsey
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"To the point

No beating around the bushes, Directly to the point about what is wrong and how it needs to be fixed. Willing to be flexible. they are good quality affordable lessons for any age."
Camille
Took Violin lessons from Joshua A.
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