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Jaclyn P.

19 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Best Violinist from Middle School and High School
  • High school Diploma from Cordova High School
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Jaclyn P.

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My passion for the violin is undeniable but changing lives with this beautiful instrument and bringing the best out of YOU is what I thrive for! I create a fun and exciting atmosphere along with my 16+ years of experience to turn anyone into a passionate violinist.

I have had major events happen in my life which inspired me to become a mental health advocate/musician, which music is therapeutic and have been devoted to being someone who’s caring, diverse, determined and understanding. I make learning an instrument very exciting, enjoyable for all ages, whether you’re just getting started or already have experience (Beginners/Intermediate). It’s an unforgettable journey that you could always rely on to be exciting and efficient!

In 2003 I started playing the violin and became concert master (first chair) in my orchestra from Aug. 2003 - May 2012. During that time period, I performed in an honors orchestra from 2005 - 2007. After graduating high school in May 2012, I continued ...

About Jaclyn

Hello there! My name is Jaclyn, and I’m an exciting and passionate violinist with over 16+ years of experience owning my position as Concert Master/first chair. In 2012, I began providing private tutoring and before you knew it, my first student became concert master within the first few lessons (a

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Teresa Jane
Jaclyn is truely amazing, such a patient and wonderful musician and teacher. My 11 yr.old grandson has gained so much from Jaclyn's teachings. Thank you Jaclyn for you amazing talent and patience with my grandson. 🎻♥️
Vick
Hands Down the best violin teacher in the Sacramento area! From the flexibility she has with time to the amazing way she teaches. I am a beginner who couldn’t even read music. I told her that was what I was most concerned about. I was able to learn not only to read music but also the background to the music I was learning. To me that was key to learning. Will definitely recommend to anyone that wants to learn the violin!!
Gina
I highly recommend Jaclyn. My son was struggling with his practices, she worked with him and gave him the confidence to succeed.
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Maria H.

30 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Maria H.

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I've been teaching violin for 11 years and my students have gone on to play with different ensembles. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play simple songs by reading and by ear and as time goes on you'll be able to play more complex repertoire. I specialize in classical, style but I can teach you different kinds of styles, typically use the Suzuki repertoire but I use a variety of method and books. I have the following tools available for your lessons: violin, computer program, sound system, Tuner and Metronome . I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Maria

With more than 30 years of teaching experience for the cello, I have taught students of all ages, throughout California and overseas. I earned a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Cello Performance and am currently the Principal cellist for the Camellia Symphony, California. In addition, I

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Ardalan G.

20 Reviews
Carmichael, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Persian/Farsi
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ardalan G.

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violin instruction for all levels

About Ardalan

Ardalan Gharachorloo started playing Violin at the age of six. His former teacher was Cyrus Azemikhah. At the age of nine, he was featured as the winner of the Rising Stars Competition in Tehran and was featured in a recital in the most prestigious concert hall of Tehran,Vahdat Theater, built in ea

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Tyaire
Ardalan is not only an incredible violinist but an incredible teacher. He's impeccably credentialed, and comes highly recommended. He is polite, personable, professional, and really cares about his students. Learning to play music can be more than just motion and timing mastered with habit and repetition; it can be a process of spiritual growth and personal development. No matter which journey you are on, Ardalan has proven that he has the mastery of his skill and devotion to his students to help you on your way.
Mathew
passionate violin teacher. Ardalan is an incredible performer as well as a professional instructor.
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Annabel L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.S. Neuroscience from University of Michigan
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Annabel L.

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Annabel is a classicly trained violinist who gradually became a musician as she learned what it meant to be one. We all have a multitude of senses that can be tuned to become a musician: a channel for our chosen instrument. Musicians aim to cultivate talent in music as a gift to give oneself and others. They feel the freedom-- sufficient technical facility and intuitive artistry-- to express whatever voice speaks in each moment. Annabel has relearned as an experienced violinist that we do well to view playing from a biodynamic perspective. That means extending the concept of instrument beyond the violin to the body-mind. Giving attention to subtle movements and holding patterns can make hours of practice unnecessary. This is part of a joyful, freeing approach wherein more of practice becomes play as challenges become gateways to greater fluency. Annabel believes that in this way, violinists can enjoy playing to their fullest capacity at any level.
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About Annabel

Annabel is a lifelong violinist. She began with the Suzuki Method and then went on to train in the classics as well as fiddling, jazz, and improvisation. During the time when she was active in the music scenes of Troy and Ann Arbor, Michigan, she became a skilled and versatile player. Since then

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Larisa K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Masters from Kiev State Concervatory
  • Teaching since 1982
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Larisa K.

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Violin, viola instructor, performing art.
Classical music. Mostly traditional Russian method of violin teaching, also Suzuki.

About Larisa

Began violin lessons at age 8. At age 15 was accepted into the elite program at the School of Music in Odessa, Ukraine. Continued on to one of the premier music Universities in the world: Kiev State Conservatory, where I received a Masters degree in Teaching and Performing arts. Throughout my hi

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Paladin M.
Larisa was very patient with Paladin in teaching him the basics of how to set up and hold his violin. He was excited after his first lesson.
Tatum C.
Larisa is giving my daughter the perfect balance in modeling both professionalism and allowing her to grow..learn ... a love for the violin . We are still at the beginning ....but I think she is a very good fit for my daughter.
I will post again in the future
Linda K.
Incredible Training - A Perfect Match

We interviewed many teachers, and then I found Larisa. Providing incredible training in classical techniques combined with a spirit of playfulness and fun, she’s been the perfect teacher for my daughter

Tania M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Romanian
  • Doctor of Music from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tania M.

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Online Violin Teacher

As a violin teacher, I love helping my students achieve their goals!
I believe not only the results matter, but also the journey. I focus my lessons on helping the student learn and have a deeper understanding of music theory, harmony, rhythm, technique, and how all those apply to the violin. I specialize in classical music and I use methods such as Suzuki, Essential Elements, and many others to help you become a better violinist. The lessons take place in a relaxed and fun setting :)

About Tania

I have been playing the violin for more than 20 years but my love for teaching started about 10 years ago! I became fascinated with teaching as not only I have learned so much about myself as a musician and person but most importantly I have learned how to help my students become better musicians.

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Erin
Tania has been so amazing. We have only had one in home session before the COVID-19 restrictions came about. She has basically had to teach both myself and my daughter how to tune and play the violin. Her patience and creativity have been so helpful. My daughter is 6, and her attention span is not the greatest. I really appreciate Tania's patience and ability to keep her focused and engaged.
Stefan
I am an adult learner, I started with a different instructor but I was frustrated with a number of things. I contacted Tania with my frustrations and then started lessons. She has been a joy to work with. Her first question to me was what my goals were. I really appreciated this, because I am an adult who has carved out 30-60 minutes each day to practice. So I definitely have goals. The overall goal of improving is nicely balanced with pieces and styles that I find interesting and enjoyable. My previous teacher was not very attentive to body mechanics and so I was hitting a wall both in terms of ability and comfort. I mentioned to him my back was hurting and he thought I was making conversation rather than asking for help. I didn't even need to tell Tania my back was hurting after practicing, because she starting suggesting tweaks to my mechanics after watching me play for just a few minutes. Playing immediately became more comfortable and enjoyable. Tania understands that playing violin is parts listening, mechanics, theory and playing. When I'm having trouble with one we will discuss parts of the others and a first it didn't seem related then suddenly I see a convection between the different parts and the connection makes my playing better. I would absolutely recommend Tania. She has a deep understanding of the topic and makes learning violin funner and easier. Scheduling has always been easy.
Andrew
Tania has been a great teacher for my son. He started learning violin with the Suzuki method and studied with a Suzuki teacher for about four years before stopping lessons. He became interested in violin again in middle school and decided he wanted to take private lessons while in 7th grade. Tania had no trouble getting him back on track, picking up with some Book 2 pieces and moving on to Book 3. She has helped him with his bowing, vibrato and shifting, and his sound has really improved. She also has helped him learn to read better and has introduced some basic music theory into lessons. My son really likes his lessons, and feels that he is learning what he needs. Overall, I like her approach, which I think works very well for this level. She is an excellent musician, and this comes through in her teaching.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in El Dorado Hills, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in El Dorado Hills is $74. 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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"Jill has done an exciting, very comprehensive part in accompanying our Church Choir, as well as several other programs at the Retirement Center where we live.
She has also spent the time helping some of our residents in improving their playing. She has a very quiet, wholesome personality, and reacts well with all!"
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"We are very happy to know Zhana! My daughter enjoys taking violin lessons with her. Zhana is very kind, responsible, and her instruction effectively improves technique and inspires enthusiasm for music."
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Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"My daughter has blossomed under Milena and has developed a real love for playing the violin. Milena has very high standards for her students and is supportive and encouraging. My daughter looks forward to her lessons each week."
Rashmi
Took Violin lessons from Milena A.
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"My son really enjoyed the first lesson w/Jennifer!!!"
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Took Violin lessons from Jennifer A.
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"My daughter has had multiple instructors over the past 4 years and Helena is her favorite. Her technique and personality make her a joy to work with and Elsa is eager to practice and looks forward to her lesson each week."
Elsa
Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"best time ever. amy is realy fun, and can teach even after a long break."
Sarah
Took Violin lessons from Amy R.
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"Ali is lovely and seems to have developed a good relationship with my young son."
Jonas
Took Violin lessons from Ali Y.
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"Damien is great at being patient with Una, and he always keeps her interested by trying new things. He will work in classical pieces, but also pop songs to relate it to her. Una always looks forward to her lessons! I definitely recommend Damien as an instructor!"
Christine
Took Violin lessons from Damien G.
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"Michael is a great teacher for students of all ages. He is patient and innovative, and was able to help me overcome shortcomings that I had developed from when I played years ago growing up. The breadth and depth of his experience in music performance and teaching, combined with his competitive athletics experience and meditation skills, allows Michael to develop in his students a broader foundation for success. His ability to draw from a variety of music genres and teaching methods helped me to be a better musician and to enjoy playing the violin again."
Joe B.
Took Violin lessons from Michael P.
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"If you are looking for an excellent teacher that can help you develop both technique and musicality, I highly recommend Zhana.

I have had the privilege of studying with her for seven months as an adult beginner, and I have learned so much. I come out of every lesson feeling like I’ve made progress—even when I am unhappy with how I am playing, Zhana helps me understand a key thing that I need to do to play better. She is able to explain things so that you don’t just conceptually understand, but so that your body can understand too (for all those times that your brain knows what you need to do but your finger/wrist/arm/etc. won’t cooperate).

Because she has played as a professional performer, Zhana draws on her experience to guide you to bring musicality and emotion to whatever you’re playing… even if you’re still in the early Suzuki books like me. I’ve studied with many teachers in the past (in school and privately) for piano, clarinet and voice lessons, so I know that the ability to teach across this broad spectrum of skills is rare.

Zhana isn’t just a great teacher, she is also a wonderful person. I am moving out of the city for a year, but I fully intend to continue lessons with her when I return!"
Julie
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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