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Chen C.

2 Reviews
Chino Hills, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Chen C.

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Viola is the glue that bind the violin and cello in any strings ensemble. Whether you are a beginner, violin transplant, or switch hitter. I will work with you to become a proud member of this close-knit group. An excellent choice of instrument for someone arriving late to the music game, or someone who wants to become a more versatile violinist.

For beginners, I prefer using the "Essential Elements for Strings" book, which offers students a head start to what many school will use in their classrooms. For intermediate students, the "Suzuki" books offers repertoire that has become a rite of passage for any string player. Advanced students can expect pieces that are tailor selected for them to show off their unique strengths and address their weakness.

About Chen

Chen is a music teacher, violinist/violist, and conductor with over 15 years of experience. While attending New York University (NYU), he majored in music education and studied with Mark Steinberg of the Brentano String Quartet. As a firm believer that music changes lives, Chen thinks private lesso

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William
Great teacher! Very patient and has great knowledge of music.
YANNIE
Mr. Chen is very patient and professional.

Angela C.

11 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Young Artist Competition Winner from Drake University
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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 skill. 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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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.
Carolyn R.
Great Great and Great.

Shadwa M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Master of Music, Violin Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shadwa M.

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I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over 10 years. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that my students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create an atmosphere that fosters not only growth in technique, but in character, personal discipline, and a long-term appreciation for music.

I am an active performer, and play violin and viola with the Atlanta Ballet and Atlanta Pops Orchestras, among others. I hold a dual-Masters degree (MM/MA) in Violin Performance and String Pedagogy from Ohio State, a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Longy School of Music, and a Bachelors in Music Education from the University of Georgia.

About Shadwa

I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over a decade. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create a warm and suppo

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Shelby R.
Shadwa is awesome! She’s very patient and understanding of student needs. She’s also very encouraging and helpful, whether you’ve had violin experience or not, and makes learning to play so much fun!
Christine
I have learned a lot from my lessons with Shadwa. She has a knack for explaining technique, for making the connections between the physical movement and the sound produced. (Yes, it really does help to stand up straight!) She takes a personal interest in her students, which makes for a great lesson atmosphere. We established longer term goals that we could work towards; I appreciated her patience and creativity. Even scales became more than just boring drills! I definitely recommend her as a viola teacher for adults!

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Julia M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French
  • Master of Music from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Julia M.

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As a Masters of Music student at the Juilliard School, I continue to gain musical knowledge every day. I strive to pass this along to my students, from basic technique to advanced musical concepts. I have experience teaching privately, providing practice help sessions, and in group classes and orchestra sections through the Tufts Community Music Program. I grew up learning through the Suzuki method, so I encourage learning by ear and emphasize the importance of efficient and organized practice. In a lesson with me, I would focus on learning classical viola technique in order to produce the best juicy and rich viola sound. I encourage the student to choose their repertoire based on their musical preferences, however I always encourage exploration of the classical genre! I teach with the goal of showing my students how to best improve on their own in their individual practice. A good ear, consistent technique, and beautiful, deep, unique violist musicality will all be my focus in my ...

About Julia

I’m a violist in the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra! I teach both viola and violin, from beginner to advanced levels. I am also available for practice help sessions or one time coachings. I will be earning my Masters from The Juilliard School this year and hold a Bachelor of Science from Tufts Uni

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My daughter loves Julia and has progressed so much in the past few months! Very engaging and professional
Stephen
Very inspiring!
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Amy B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Amy B.

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i was so fortunate in my earliest viola lessons as a child to learn from teachers who studied with Karen Tuttle and William Primrose.

I have spent the past 20 years learning about the body, brain, and mind and how we learn! So I really investigated the process of learning to play at a technically and artistically high level.

Viola is such a beautiful instrument full of so many tone colors, and playing harmony in ensembles really gives you an ear for harmony that is difficult to get any other way.

I will guide you through your viola journey because we need more great creative viola players in the word!

About Amy

I am the great-granddaughter of a musician who used to play with Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman in NYC in the 1930s and 40s! I believe every person has the right to be musically fluent, and to have music available to them as a tool for self expression, emotional expression, stress relief, and

Helena G.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Helena G.

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A classical approach to any music style, whether classical, folk, tango....let's make beautiful music together.

About Helena

Classically trained at prestigious Mussorgsky school of music in St. Petersburg, Russia, with over 20 years of teaching experience. I teach Violin, Viola and Piano Performance, Music Theory, Music History, Sight Reading and Ear Training to children and adults of beginning to advanced level. I util

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Collin R.
Helena is very helpful and encouraging.
Matthew C.
She is amazing! My son enjoy the class so much! I truly appreciate it.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Garden Grove, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Garden Grove is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $154 per hour.
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$56 average
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"Strict but friendly teacher. Have tons of experience teaching youth, my kids love their lessons."
Tomoko
Took Viola lessons from Ferenc C.
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"Easy going, right to the point, and with a great game plan for improving my playing. Can’t wait for my next lesson."
Andy
Took Viola lessons from Lidia P.
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"Helen McDermott
Exceptional Violist, Masterful Teacher

Helen McDermott is an exceptionally talented violist who is also a masterful, empathetic teacher. She brings a truly unique combination of technical virtuosity, pedagogical professionalism, and psychological insight into the music studio. I know this from personal experience because I have greatly benefited from being one of her viola students.
Her vast experience as a professional violist gives her a wealth of technical knowledge, not only about how to play the viola but, more importantly, how to play beautiful music with this instrument. She has studied, and continues to study, different teaching methods, drawing from all of these approaches to develop a program of instruction designed to meet each student’s individual needs. She also connects empathetically with her students, creating an atmosphere of collaboration and mutual respect that alleviates anxiety, thereby allowing genuine learning to take place.
In short, her breadth and depth of expertise, in both musicianship and pedagogy, make her an ideal viola teacher who guides students on their path to realizing their full potential as a violist and as a complete musician."
Farley
Took Viola lessons from Helen M.
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"I am enjoying my lessons with Edna! She tailors the lesson to what I'm trying to achieve. Thank you, Edna."
Joanne
Took Viola lessons from Edna B.
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"My 12 year-old daugher has been practicing viola with Jill for 7 months now. From day 1, I have been impressed by Jill's teaching style that is rigorous, but also flexible and supportive. In just a few lessons, my daughter's music playing deepened.The most important to me was to see and hear my daughter starts to breath, feel and enjoy her music. I believe that now my daughter is not playing for me but more for herself. I am extremely thankful to Jill and recommend her highly as a violin and viola instructor. I believe her instruction will have a lifelong impact on my daughter. On top of things, my daughter and I enjoy our time during her lessons very much."
Marina
Took Viola lessons from Jill G.
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"I have been with Ms. Lea for 6 years, and all those years have been amazing. Since then I have been improving and gaining more understanding of playing my instrument. She is a great teacher and has a great way to teach kids."
Alan
Took Viola lessons from Lea D.
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"Miss Susanna is very nice and very patient- even when I'm being super ADHD! She also doesn't over or underestimate me, which I very much appreciate."
Claire
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Thank you for the lesson and have a great weekend."
Michael
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"My daughter (15) had two classes with Laura so far and she loves learning from her. Laura is very cheerful and encouraging, and at the same time, she clearly points out areas that need to be improved and how to practice those techniques. We are very happy :)"
Jillian
Took Viola lessons from Laura S.
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"Elizabeth is so knowledgeable and made me feel so comfortable. Thanks for a great first lesson."
Brookelan
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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