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Megan M.

6 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 to 15
  • Teaching since 2010
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Megan M.

6 Reviews
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I teach the Suzuki method, but I also like to incorporate different styles of violin music as well, including fiddling and Celtic. I also teach music theory and how to read music. After the first lesson, I'll come up with a customized lesson plan to keep you or your child engaged and inspired to keep playing!

About Megan

I am originally from North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. I have been involved in music, theatre and dance since the age of 3. I also have worked with various professional children's theatre companies and run my own touring theatre company. I have bee

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Raevyn S.
My daughter loved it. I wish there was a better parking situation but it really isn't too bad. Parking in the building is 15 mins free then $5 every hour. The teacher was professional, friendly, and communicative.
Brittney Clark
Great instructor! Very patient and knowledgeable:)
Samvel L.
Megan is very patient and accommodating. Recommend for beginners!
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Michelle G.

16 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Conversational in French & Italian., English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
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Michelle G.

16 Reviews
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No two students are ever alike. I've learned that using only one method may not benefit all students. Therefore, I use a variety of methods, some of which include Hanon, the Bastien Series, Suzuki technique for Piano and Violin, and countless others depending on what the student wishes to achieve. I have found that my most successful (and satisfied) students are the ones that express to me their specific musical goals, and then I am able to find a combination of methods to help them practice, rehearse, and refine their style of interest.

Lesson Style
Lessons are uniquely tailored to the students' goals, be it to become functional with an instrument or to dominate at an audition. We will go through warm-ups that will place emphasis on technique, explore various methods so that the student may decide which one gets them the best result, and then work through the repertoire not only for proficiency, but also for interpretation, precise yet passionate phrasing, and of course, to ...

About Michelle

VOCAL COACH Rehabilitating and strengthening voices are two of my top specialties, and each lesson will have specific exercises tailored to helping you transform your voice into the highest and best version of your instrument. I work with singers signed to labels as well as the indie artist just s

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Matt A.
Great first lesson. Very knowledgeable and focuses on fundamentals and making sure you understand the actual inner workings of your voice, throat, and diaphragm.
antonio P.
It's been a great experience to have lessons online. Although it lasted 45 minutes, I have seen that these types of lessons are very useful and practical. Thank you for providing these lessons!
Janai H.
Michelle is so patient and kind. She gives me help with my accent and the way I pronounce the words so that I sound more like a native speaker. I love her. She is so much fun. I'd recommend her to anybody.

Kristapor N.

3 Reviews
Anaheim, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Armenian
  • B.A. in Music - Performance and Composition from University of California, Los Angeles
  • Teaching since 2010
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Kristapor N.

3 Reviews
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As an instrumentalist and composer, I have the privilege of an active and successful career in Music, performing across the country with world-class artists, as well as writing music for some of the most sought after international performers.

I believe Music is, most importantly, a tool for communication. As a teacher, I strive to show students how to use this tool on their path towards clearer, more confident self-expression, and in so doing, further myself along the same path.

About Kristapor

I believe Music is, most importantly, a tool for communication. As a teacher, my goal is to show students how to use this tool on their path towards clearer, more confident self-expression, and in so doing, further myself along the same path. As an instrumentalist and composer, I have the priv

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Jacob J.
Very informative, positive, and patient teacher.
Chelsy
Kristapor is a wonderful teacher. He not only taught my son violin, but also inspired him to be a better violinist. He spent hours with my son to come up with a high standard audition tape for applying a summer music camp. My son got accepted & had a great time learning music at the camp. Thank you, Kristapor!!!!
Anne
I took violin lessons from Kris for nearly two years, until moving out of LA. He is an extremely talented musician and teacher. During these lessons, my violin technique and musical expression both considerably improved. Kris is very patient, and able to teach multiple methods to successfully master various violin techniques (such as vibrato). Through implementing improvisation into the lessons, Kris can also bring out the student's musical creativity and confidence, which not only helps aspiring composers, but guides violin students in adding expression to the music they're currently learning. He encourages students to challenge themselves, but effectively teaches all of the techniques necessary to accomplish their musical goals.

He is also a brilliant composer, and is an excellent composition teacher as well! Although my lessons were mostly focused on violin, he provided much useful advice for improving my compositions for orchestra and symphonic band as well.

I highly recommend Kris as an instructor for music students of any proficiency level!

Meet Online Violin Teachers Serving Duarte, CA

Emily M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Emily M.

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I have been teaching in a variety of settings for the past 12 years. I am an encouraging and structured teacher who wants to help students set and reach their goals! After years of extensive classical musical training, I have developed a refined teaching style that suits students of all ages and backgrounds!

About Emily

At the age of four, I began studying violin at the Colburn School of Performing Arts in Los Angeles, California. I was trained using the Suzuki Method until the age of nine. Throughout my adolescent years I competed in solo violin competitions, performed in numerous orchestras, attended prestigious

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Mino
Great! I enjoyed the lesson with my son, too. (Maybe more than my son!)
Emily
Emily has a vibrant attitude and a straight forward approach in teaching. I'm delighted to be her pupil!
Bijou
Great first lesson

Lauren A.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Indian River Symphonic Association Scholarship from Indian River Symphonic Association
  • Bachelor's in Music Performance from Belmont University
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Lauren A.

27 Reviews
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Online Violin Teacher

Congratulations! I mean it! Looking for violin lessons is a big step, and the first to achieving your goals as a budding musician.

In your lessons with me, you will first learn proper set-up and technique, and we will mainly work from the Suzuki method books. Additionally, I will provide you with various scales, exercises, and "fun pieces" as you progress. I wholeheartedly believe that learning the violin should be enjoyable, and not a chore. So, wherever you are at with current skill level, and whatever your motives are for taking lessons, you can rest assured that we will have a great time together!

About Lauren

Lauren, a native of Chicago and former resident of Vero Beach, FL, fits into just about every genre of music with her fiddle playing. Her malleability within the industry has afforded her multiple opportunities performing and recording with artists who have styles ranging from Classical to Bluegras

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Alan
Lauren is a great teacher. Very patient, encouraging, stressing the basics while keeping you interested by teaching you new, interesting pieces.
Daniel
I have worked with Lauren for over a year now. I have found that Lauren is very patient and is willing to work with you to reach your goals and not just the goals of a book. Lauren works with you on a one on one basis to help you get where you want to go. Lauren is extremely knowledgable and always ready with a challenge to help you progress.
Catherine P.
I just completed my first lesson with Lauren. I was hesitant as to how it would go because I know nothing about the violin or how to hold the bow. With that said, even though it has only been one lesson, I have complete confidence that Lauren will help me reach the goals I am looking to achieve. She has a wonderful calmness that makes you feel relaxed and competent.

Victor Q.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Music Education from University of Northern Colorado
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Victor Q.

13 Reviews
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Online Violin Teacher

I am a string specialist. That means I teach and play violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and piano. I earned B.A. earned from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley Colorado where I was a double major in classical guitar and double bass. In my senior year I was the recipient of the Annual Concerto Contest where I performed the "Concerto in A Major" on double bass with the University orchestra for the spring concert. I have played in both professional and semi-professional orchestras in Colorado and Arizona. I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it to them free of charge. I teach students how to play music on their given instrument. Not just how to play the instrument but working on ...

About Victor

I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it

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Joshua & Julia B.
Mr. Victor is teaching both of my kids, one guitar and the other piano. They are beginners, and he is very patient but keeps a good pace. I feel like they are learning a lot. He is a true music teacher and knows his stuff!
Victoria W.
It was awesome! Great pace and great mix of technical and practical.
Laura
Victor has been an amazing teacher. He is extremely knowledgeable not only about violin, but about practically every other stringed instrument there is. He also has an amazing grasp of musical theory, and has really helped me learn about my instrument. He has also helped me grow as a student. He keeps me interested in the music, and still challenges me to keep improving. I have had other music teachers, but he is definitely the best I've had.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Duarte, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Duarte 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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"Artem is an excellent teacher. He provides the perfect balance of explanations, demonstrations and expectations for at-home practice. Thank you so much!"
Jamie
Took Violin lessons from Artem K.
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"Kendra has been tutoring one of my daughters for about 2-1/2 years, and tutored my other daughter for about 6 months. We have been extremely pleased with the progress they both have made working with Kendra. She is very good at identifying where a student needs to make corrections and does it in a way that is positive and easy to understand. She is excellent at helping students find their own voice - interpreting the music and infusing creativity and meaning into each piece. We really appreciate how she has individualized her teaching approach to each of my girls' needs and goals, and how she is always positive and enthusiastic about their progress. When Kendra moved out of state, we opted to continue lessons with her online rather than find a new local teacher because she has been (and continues to be) such a great instructor. I highly recommend Kendra as a violin/viola teacher."
Heidi S.
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"Dan is fantastic. He quickly tuned into our 9 year old son's listening and learning process. We are looking forward to continuing lessons with Dan!"
Deborah L Lovett
Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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"Great teacher, very helpful and patient. Can't recommend him enough!"
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Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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"I'm an older person wanting to learn violin. I loved how Jill teaches, she's very clear on her teaching method, she's friendly and the whole lesson went by really fast I was having so much fun. I will definitely stay with her and recommend her to anyone."
Diana
Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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"Amber makes lessons challenging and fun. She's got a great teaching style, develops student's confidence, and knows what a student needs to work on to become their best."
Donna
Took Violin lessons from Amber W.
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"helps me asses my level"
Brian
Took Violin lessons from Megan R.
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"Tremendous improvement in technique

Kelvin is a tremendously gifted musician and instructor. He has increased my level of confidence. He continues to push me to my fullest potential. His lessons are very thorough. I most appreciate the encouragement he gives me to use my talent. He is both patient and kind. I recommend him highly."
Melissa
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Emil was a great instructor, very knowledgable and patient. I have improved in all areas thanks to his instruction. He would even stay late occasionally to play violin solos with me playing rhythm guitar!"
Bryan
Took Violin lessons from Emil L.
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"Gaw's very positive encouragement was needed today with my daughter. She's knew what to say to get my daughter more interested in playing the violin. We are definitely looking forward to the next lesson."
Sheng-Yang
Took Violin lessons from Gaw V.
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