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Linda C.

23 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaching since 1981
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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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John R.
Linda was awesome, very patient with a total beginner with not only cello but also playing music. She is great teacher , i can tell that from our first lesson.
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.
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Jizhe Z.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Chinese - Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jizhe Z.

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Professional violin instructor and performer with over 10 years of teaching experience in Canada, the USA, and South Korea. Violinist of the prize-winning Vito Quartet. Orchestra and Concertmaster experience across North America, Asia, and the Czech Republic.

Teaching Philosophy:
The most important thing about teaching and learning anything is finding that perfect balance between productivity and fun. Every student will also receive a personalized lesson plan.

-For beginner students-
My role is to provide a fun learning environment where the student constantly feels challenged and engaged. The fastest way to learn the violin is by establishing the proper fundamentals by disguising them in songs and projects that spark their interest!

-For intermediate-advanced students-
My goal is to help you become self-sufficient. The focus will be on developing technique and musical knowledge so that you have all the tools you need to play the violin. I will also put a lot of emphasis on ...

About Jizhe

Violinist Jimmy Zhang is an active performer and teacher in Canada, the United States, and South Korea. He is currently one of the violinists of the award-winning Vito Quartet. An avid chamber musician, Jimmy was the first-place winner of the Felix Galimir Chamber Music Award in years 20

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Helena G.

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

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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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Akiko K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Distinguished Musician Award from IBLA Grand Prize Competiition
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Akiko K.

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Experienced teacher and concert violinist, works with beginner to advanced students. Graduate of Manhattan School of Music & Yale University. I help students become their own best teachers, develop their ear and learn a natural technique to communicate the music most effectively. Technique is applied in the context of the music, and students will learn to develop and apply their musical instincts and gain an organic understanding of musical style, history, theory, and performance.

About Akiko

I am a professional classical violinist and chamber musician, and have been teaching both privately and at music schools. I have been performing for over 10 years in much of the Northeastern United States, and share my performing experience and enthusiasm for classical music with my students. I gra

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Melody Qian
Akiko taught me to play the viola when I was just getting started! She's so considerate with helping you get the fundamentals of not only technique, but also posture and how to stretch so that I wouldn't get sore. It's something that's stuck with me for years. I've never met another teacher who has helped me develop my musicality or talked with me about music theory as much as Akiko, and it's so important to know these things to play honestly and understand the music! Honestly you couldn't ask for a better teacher!! I'm so grateful to have learned my instrument with her. Thank you so much :)
Julie
I’ve been taking lessons with Akiko for the past two and a half years as an adult beginner. I’ve played other instruments all my life and have had many teachers, so I can say with great confidence that she is a uniquely talented teacher. Akiko is equally adept at diagnosing and addressing technique problems as she is at teaching musicality. She also knows when to redirect your attention from one to the other—and it is amazing to discover how looking at the big picture and being reminded to play the music can address a seemingly intractable technique problem. Akiko does not just teach you to play the violin. She teaches you to play music, which is probably the reason that you are playing the violin in the first place. I cannot emphasize the value of this enough. You don’t have to be a technical virtuoso before you begin to express yourself artistically. Akiko has so much to offer for advanced violinists as well. The way she brings music theory to life in whatever piece you’re working on will transform your interpretation of anything else you play. She gives you the tools to create your own organic interpretation in a way that also fits with the piece and its historical context. I find every lesson to be reinvigorating. When at times I have become stuck or frustrated, Akiko has always helped me to take a different tack and find freedom again. I feel grateful for the opportunity to work with her. She both an incredible teacher and a talented artist!
Rachael T.
I took lessons from Akiko for over a year as a beginner-intermediate violin player. Under Akiko’s tutelage, I was able to play as lead violin in my school orchestra concerts and pass my violin exams. Akiko’s kind and encouraging personality strengthened my confidence in playing the violin. I’ve had experience with other teachers but Akiko helped me to really further my relationship with music. Her enthusiasm for music has definitely rubbed off on me and I couldn’t be more grateful for having Akiko as my teacher! I wholeheartedly recommend Akiko to anyone looking to pick up the violin, intermediate players, and those who are more advanced.

Anna Z.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 9 to 18; Female: 9 and up
  • BM - Violin Performance from West Texas A&M
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Anna Z.

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I have been teaching beginners and intermediate students for two years. My goal with beginning students is, through games and simple repertoire, to develop a solid technical foundation and an understanding of how to produce a good sound on the instrument. Anyone can play violin or viola!
With intermediate students, my goal is to continue to develop musical maturity, and build a platform beneath them so that if they want to pursue professional career, they can shoot for the moon.

About Anna

I began teaching as a private lesson instructor through the public school system in Dallas, TX. I taught 6th-12th grade students, ranging from just starting on an instrument to college entry level. At the time, I had just started my Masters in Violin Performance at Southern Methodist University. S

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Brian
Anna is wonderful with kids. The students have always had a very positive experience with Anna's lessons. I fully recommend.
Robert
Anna is a very dedicated and talented violin teacher. Her focus is on helping each student with a custom tailored lesson program that emphasizes both technique and musical expressiveness. She is also gifted in teaching improvisation.
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Kimberly S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Music from University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kimberly S.

5 Reviews
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I am an experienced violinist and violist and music educator, who loves working with adult beginners. I have been teaching for over 20 years, and performing professionally for over 30 years. Are you an adult who has always wanted to play the violin but was never able to? Were you told you were too old or that it was too late? Maybe you want to revisit the instrument you gave up as a youngster. I can help you get back on track. I can give you the skills and confidence you will need to accomplish your goals. It's never too late!

I am also gifted in strengthening the skills of those who have already had some experience playing violin and/or viola, but would like to improve, no matter your age. I can help young students prepare for all state and all county competitions. My lessons are laid back, personable, and enjoyable.

About Kimberly

I am active as a music educator, having taught violin, viola, and music both privately and in the classroom. I have been a member of the National Association for Music Education and the American String Teachers Association. I am known for my gentle and encouraging way of instructing my students, ye

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Heidi B.
Kimberly is patient!! Gives clear instruction which immediately improves my playing. I am so happy with my choice of instructor!
Kent Looney
Kimberly Simkins has been a wonderful instructor for my daughter, as she works to improve her Viola playing. She is very interactive with my daughter and provides good feedback for my daughter's Viola playing.

I have been happy with this instruction and I hope others have a chance to see how personable and skilled she is.
Elyssa
Mrs. Simpkins is a great teacher and instructor and knows exactly how to make great players. I have Dyslexia and signed up for lessons after playing for a few years. Mrs. Simpkins knows exactly how to teach me and has shaped me into a great player. If you are wanting to learn to play Violin or Viola, or want to improve she is the teacher to go to. She is through, and has a great ability to shape amazing players. She got me into senior clinic and in the last concert I was placed 3rd chair mainly because of her instruction. I hope to continue lessons with her for the next year until I graduate. Although she has not been my teacher for all 9 years I have been playing, she has been my teacher for the past 4 years and I have loved having her teach me during every lesson. Having Mrs. Simpkins as your teacher, will make your playing improve significantly. I highly recommend her to everyone!

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"Great first lesson. We are excited to work with Brynn."
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Brynn M.
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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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"Our daughter Kimberly first volin lesson went great. Christina explained the different parts of the volin and how to hold the unit correctly. I do believe we will continue more lessons in the future. Marcus C."
Kimberly
Took Violin lessons from Christina E.
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"Complete and knowledgeable

I've recently took a block of 20 lessons with Kristen and I can say without a doubt that her skill at conveying her knowledge is unsurpassed. There was never a session that I came away from that I didn't learn something. I could describe my issues every week and she would offer several suggestions on overcoming it. Because of this, she made it possible for me to reach new heights in my skill with my instrument, but also a deeper understanding of music structure and theory. I highly recommend her if you are looking for that one teacher to help lead you, for any age."
Kathryn
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"It was our first lesson and as a parent I trust Brynn to position my daughter to be a great violin player. As she instructed my child she also made sure that I understood what she was teaching so that I can assist her with practices at home. This was very forward thinking and I appreciated her sharing her knowledge with me! My daughter has a great time!"
Salome
Took Violin lessons from Brynn M.
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"I’ve had three lessons so far and I feel so supported by Gail. I’m an adult student and Gail is very patient with me and kind. I actually really enjoy going to my lessons! She has already taught me so many handy tricks that she learned from many years of experience. I’m brand new to the violin and Gail is excellent at helping me with my hand placement and I feel confident that what she’s teaching me is really setting me up for success and good habits with the violin."
Elizabeth
Took Violin lessons from Gail N.
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"The lessons are fun and the instructor really pushes me to get better at violin while at the same time being patient with someone starting from no experience. From what I hear he has students of all ages too and it's neat hearing about other students from time to time."
Allen
Took Violin lessons from Zbigniew R.
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"Shannon is very experienced and very patient. I looking forward to continuing with Shannon."
Carole Fleming
Took Violin lessons from Shannon S.
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"Yoon Jae Lee is a very caring music teacher.He really wants you to learn.His passion for teaching is clearly evident in how involved he is with his students going beyond the call of duty to help to develope the proper technique in playing and imparting thorough music knowledge especially as related to the instrument being taught. Certainly qalities that you look for in an excellent teacher."
Michael
Took Violin lessons from Yoon Jae L.
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"Thank you Dan, so happy with my lessons with you..."
Declan
Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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