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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
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Linda C.

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About Linda

I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I h

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Steven
My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!
Janet P.
very comfortable and satisfying first lesson.
JoAnn C.
Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!

Gloria J.

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San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded 1st place winner from Irving Klein International String Competition
  • Teaching since 2001
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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.

Heidi Y.

San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 20; Female: 5 to 80
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Heidi Y.

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Heidi believes that technique and mastery of the instrument will come once the student realizes they have the ability to do so. She teaches in a way that encourages the student's natural musical talent and models the discipline of practice skills. Heidi believes that learning a new skill can be challenging at times, but learning music should be fun.
She has taught kids as young as 3 yrs old and is also experienced and comfortable teaching adults. She is able to prepare for auditions, performances, or if the student is just looking to get a few tunes under their belt.

About Heidi

Heidi Yoo is a violinist based in Peninsula, teaching violin throughout the bay area since 2006. She is currently teaching at a music studio in San Mateo as well as privately in the Palo Alto areas. She has also taught group classes in an after school setting for Elementary age children in San F

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Connie E.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Awarded Outstanding Musician of the Year Award from Biola Conservatory of Music
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Connie E.

14 Reviews
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I'm passionate about music and have a Masters Degree in Violin Performance with over 20 years experience teaching the violin. I accept students from beginner to advanced levels and will help you achieve your goals whether you are wanting to learn the violin as a hobby, for school or pursue music as a professional career!

About Connie

I love teaching, and enjoy passing on that joy, knowledge, and experience to my students! I have 22 years teaching experience and tailor lessons according to the student's goals, abilities, and preference in musical styles. Whether you're wanting to learn the violin to be a virtuoso or just as a pe

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Hoshin L.
She is patient, very organized and clear. My child really enjoy the lessons with Connie.
Kelsey
I’ve been taking online lessons from Connie for 6 months now and couldn’t be happier. She helped me develop a good foundation and has been so encouraging along the way! I love that she pays attention to detail and goes out of her way to write weekly lesson notes, make recordings for me, adds in music theory and is helping me towards my first exam. Connie’s passion for music and teaching is evident and I’m thankful I found her online!
Mona
My son has been taking lessons from Connie and we love having her as his teacher! She helps him with his confidence playing solo and also working through school orchestra music... he’s now one of the more advanced in his group! Connie focuses on the details to set up a good foundation and has been great helping him with some bad habits he devolved years ago. She has lots of experience with every age group and teaches all the way through very advanced level. Thankful she came recommended to us!

Michael R.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
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Michael R.

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Violin is one of my favorites to listen to and includes such a wide range of music, from fiddle, to blues to of course classical.

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dra

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Very patient and knowledgeable - tech worked well for the lesson
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Kan W.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Awarded Winner of Concerto Competition from Azusa Pacific University concerto competition
  • bachelor from Shanghai Conservatory of Music
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Kan W.

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violin is one of the most tricky instrument ever. When you listen to it, it is amazing, when you start to learn it, you feel horrible. you cannot wait to ask your children or yourself to quit ASAP. trust me, once you pass the pivotal point, you will love it, never feel tired of holding it, never feel crazy of its creepy sound!

About Kan

The concertmaster, Kan, handled her difficult solos with disarming ease. -Mark Swed Music Critic October 23, 2008 LA Tim

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Scott
It's been 3/4 year since we've been with her, and she is absolutely awesome! She totally earned my daughter's respect. Meeting a right teacher is so important because it took some time to correct the bad habit she aquired and continued that her previous teacher let go. Ms. Kan is absolutely one of the best teacher we had so far!
Larry S.
Kan is wonderful!
Elizabeth
Kan seemed very qualified and the first lesson or so went well with the exception of hearing her child cry on and off throughout the lesson and make an appearance on camera as well. We tried to be understanding. Unfortunately we learned she has quite a temper. Our Internet went down and caused problems in our Skype connection. We tried to contact her and Skype said she was unavailable. It took some time to unravel it. When we finally got back in touch with Kan 16 minutes after the lesson started, instead of listening and understanding that we had technical problems, she yelled at us and kept brandishing her phone at the camera to "prove" that she was ready for the lesson. She barely let us get a word in. She very firmly told us we would be paying for the lesson and continued to hold her phone up to the camera. We wanted to just continue the lesson in it's shortened form, but she refused to put her phone down and kept talking over us. Our goal was to remedy the situation; after this, we wanted nothing further to do with Kan. She upset our daughter and that's the end of that. Be warned.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Hayward, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Hayward is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $230 per hour.
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"Excellent teacher with the patience of an angel. Highly skilled violinist with a teaching method that is tailored to the student's interests."
Michael
Took Violin lessons from Mark W.
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"Our 11 year old daughter, Drew, started with Cristina for a little over a year, and has made some amazing progress from not knowing how to play, to having great intonation and musicality. Cristina teaches our daughter in a way that works with her interests and learning style, rather than having a regimented curriculum. I think this has allowed Drew to be way more excited about playing.

i've been playing music all my life but since i'm a square parent, it's hard for me to teach drew :) Cristina does a great job giving her guidance during the lesson.
i would highly recommend her as a teacher!"
Everett
Took Violin lessons from Cristina H.
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"She is a talented instructor! Patient and helps you understand difficult areas of any piece."
Kathleen
Took Violin lessons from Keiko T.
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"She is great with my son! She keeps his attention and he seems to really enjoy going."
Erin
Took Violin lessons from Laura S.
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"Jessica was both knowledgeable with the instrument and patient with our exuberant daughter, who was very excited to start learning. Our daughter is looking forward to more lessons."
London
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Zhana has been a great teacher so far. I just finished week 3 and I can play twinkle, twinkle little star. She is really patience."
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"I have a great experience of teaching with Mary ! I was already violonist but she helped me discover the wonderful world of fiddle music. I had a complete classical training and I wanted to be more free with my music so Traditional Irish tunes where the best !
Mary is very kind, patient, sweet, funny and will know how to adjust to your need without any doubt. She is a awesome musician in a great variety of music so have your pick !"
Alexandra
Took Violin lessons from Mary E H.
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My husband and I were extremely pleased with the progress our son Thomas made with Dan. Thomas started playing last year and was progressing faster than the rest of his third grade class which is why we were looking for a private teacher to help him along. Before taking lessons with Dan I had a hard time getting Thomas to practice. Thomas has begun practicing all on his own because he has been genuinely inspired. Dan is a true professional who always on time and in a good mood to teach. He was so patient with Thomas and developed practice techniques unique to Thomas's situation. Dan is more than just a violin teacher, he is dedicated to inspiring each student to love music. Thanks Dan!!!"
Karen
Took Violin lessons from Daniel U.
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"Very friendly, professional and good with children. Covered a lot in my daughters first 30 minute lesson."
Alexandra
Took Violin lessons from Hilary L.
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"Thomas is very patient and kind to my autistic son who is taking violin. He wastes no time getting started with the lesson and uses every moment wisely. He is a gifted teacher and I feel confident that my son will make great strides with Thomas."
Diana
Took Violin lessons from Thomas V.
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