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Gloria J.

1 Review
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, German
  • Bachelor's Degree from Curtis Institute of Music
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Gloria J.

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Every student is unique, so I will tailor the lessons to you and make it fun! I'm passing on to you the training I received from the very best master teachers of the violin. Stringed instruments are challenging, but I believe in enjoying making music at every level, while establishing a strong foundation in good technique. For learning fundamentals of music theory and ear training, we will play various rhythm and improvisational games. I have extensive background in European classical music, and I've also done quite a bit of improvisation, some fiddling, and electric violin and viola. Whether you want to be the next Joshua Bell or the next Lindsey Stirling, I can help you improve your playing. I will help you sing, dance and tell a story through your violin or viola.

About Gloria

Born into a musical family in 1966, I have extensive performance experience as a classical violinist and violist, and I've been composing my own music since 2000. I am very grateful to have studied with some of the finest teachers of violin, viola and chamber music, and I graduated in 1990 from th

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Mia Bella
Gloria has been a wonderful and inspiring teacher over a period of very formative years for me as a violinist. We first worked together for all 4 years of my undergraduate violin performance degree at Mills College from 2010-14, and Gloria helped me develop a lasting appreciation for listening deeply and developing focus for small details. We worked together on everything from solo Bach and Hindemith sonatas to concertos, chamber music, and orchestral excerpts. She has been a lasting influence in my life as a musician, and I will continue to return for musical and creative advice over the years even when I live far away.

Angela S.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Angela S.

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After more than 12 years of teaching experience my lessons got to the perfect point of balance of being fun and educative, engaging but not overwhelming, personalized but keeping up with the national stanidards so you can see progress, you will feel like practicing and being able to play with others. Just if you want!

About Angela

Angela is a violin and viola teacher with more that 12 years of experience. She started her music studies in Spain, where she finished her Bachelor Degree in music in 2004 and where most of her performance and teaching experience was forged between the classical, contemporary and regional styles. H

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Kristin B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German
  • Viola Performance from Western Michigan University
  • Awarded Provost Scholaship from Western Michigan University
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Kristin B.

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All students will be coached on proper technique, posture, scales, arpeggios, and etudes depending on skill level as these are all the important fundamentals of playing. Not every lesson will include all of these points in great detail, but some lessons could focus only on these details if need be. The student's personal repertoire is the main study of every lesson with which I can offer coaching in bowings, technique, and interpretation.

About Kristin

I am a classically trained violist and string instrument enthusiast, born and raised in the Chicagoland area. I attended and graduated from Western Michigan University with a BM in music performance and have since worked as a music teacher in San Diego. I am the strings director at Double Peak Scho

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Kristin was very professional and on the music! I had a great initial experience and will be taking lessons from her in the future. Thank you!
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Vina N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Igbo, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Music from Williams College
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Vina N.

3 Reviews
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I have been playing viola for over ten years. I have a specific curriculum for beginners that focuses on centering the student's musical interests and taste, while building important skills and techniques. You will be able to read music and play songs quickly and fall in love with the viola.

About Vina

I have been playing viola for over ten years. I am currently a student of Ah Ling Neu who is the principal violist at Bradenburg Ensemble and assistant principle of the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra. I am also a member of the Williams College Gospel choir where I both sing and play viola. I have

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Armanis
Vina is a great teacher, very patient and polite.
Shalya
Very patient and knowledgeable! She is really nice and made me feel very comfortable throughout the learning process.
Ana
She is a very patient and thorough instructor. I was able to make a lot of progress during our lessons and am a lot more comfortable playing. I would definitely recommend taking lessons with her!
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Michael D.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $47
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • BM Viola Performance from Cleveland Institute of Music
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Michael D.

8 Reviews
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I feel what makes taking lessons with me unique is my experience teaching private violin and viola lessons in Texas public schools (grades 6-12) and my career as a professional musician. Through the lens of that experience, I know how crucial an education that includes Classical music can be in a young student’s overall academic development and maturation. Not everyone pursues music as a career, however, no matter the student’s skill level, age, or degree of commitment, I wish to ultimately be a positive support system for a student’s development in their desirability to make music.

About Michael

I have nine years of experience of teaching in the Plano ISD Private Lesson Program (grades 6-12) as well as holding lessons for those students who prefer private sessions. Although I primarily perform in orchestras across the North Texas area, I have also performed in concert halls in other places

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Spring J.
Very good lesson. Knowledgeable and patient.
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Daniel Golleher
Charismatic, academic, inspirational, and professional describe Michael. It as been a pleasure working with him for many years. Every lesson will bring energy and new insights into your playing!!
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Virginia A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Music in Performance from Kent State University
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Virginia A.

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If you are a beginner, you can expect to first master technique of the instrument. Afterwards, you will learn how to master a beautiful tone and sound.

As an intermediate, you will learn how to approach things in a different way than normal. You will learn not only how to play something "correctly" but how to play musically, artistically and beautifully.

As an advanced student, you can expect to be challenged to think critically about technique, sound, phrasing, etc.

About Virginia

Take ONLINE lessons during these uncertain times hassle free! I have over 4 years of teaching experience with strings and piano. I have played my primary instrument, viola, for over 10 years. I love to encourage students that quantity doesn't always beat out quality. That being said, I love

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Abby
I honed so many of my skills through my lessons with Virginia and she is very understanding and helpful
Janiya
Virginia’s so patient, understanding and energetic! I never was embarrassed when I would make mistakes and our lessons were never stressful. Virginia has taught me so many techniques, strategies, and practicing methods that improved me as a musician and will continue to. Not only was she an amazing instructor but she was also a shoulder for when I was in distress. Thank you Virginia!❤️
Grace
I learned so much and enjoyed my lessons.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Emeryville, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Emeryville is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $110 per hour.
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$55 average
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"I have been able to witness Julia's musicality and methods for close to a year now, and with every day she commits herself further and further to being the best instructor and player she can be. I would not trust my musical future with anyone but her."
Kyle
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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"We LOVE Susanna!
My son decided to play the viola, out of the blue (not for school, just for his own sake), so we went to TakeLessons to find him a teacher.
Susanna is so patient, and supportive. He has steadily increased his knowledge and abilities with her guidance.
My son always finishes his lesson and says, that was a really good lesson! Music to my mama ears!
We highly recommend Susanna!"
Sara
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Just had my first lesson with Jill.. wow, she's incredible! I feel really comfortable with her, and I think this is going to be a wonderful journey with her!"
Heather
Took Viola lessons from Jill G.
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"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!"
Simone
Took Viola lessons from Angela C.
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"Kendra is a kind, patient, experienced teacher. My son has made a lot of progress in only a few lessons. His tone quality has improved considerably and he really enjoys his lesson time with Kendra."
Mara
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"On behalf of Jorden, she truly enjoyed her session. She liked the guidance, direction and takeaways and practicing as instructed to be ready for her next session. Thank you Dee!"
Jorden
Took Viola lessons from Dee F.
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"I've been taking lessons since April and have noticed a huge improvement thanks to Koko. He's very positive and offers insightful corrections and alternatives where needed(but also pushes me when needed). Highly recommend!!"
Krystle
Took Viola lessons from Kostadin D.
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"I took viola lessons from Mrs. Entela and had already played prior to meeting her. She taught me so much within such a short period of time. Highly recommend lessons from her!"
Aditi
Took Viola lessons from Entela J.
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"Elisa is a great teacher

Elisa taught my daughter viola for almost two years before she moved West. My daughter start viola when she was six. Elisa was very good with a young novice player - She explained musical concepts at an age appropriate level (but never dumbed things down). We were also pleased that she had high standards in her weekly expectations but always kept things fun and loose so as not to cause stress. Had she not moved we would still be employing her. Elisa is a great teacher."
David
Took Viola lessons from Elisa R.
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"I'm really enjoying learning to play the viola from Susanna. She is a fantastic teacher who knows what I need!"
Jenna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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