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Alethia E.

28 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alethia E.

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I use many methods including Suzuki, Kodaly and traditional teachings that include catered practice plans in order to accommodate each student's learning needs. I am very flexible and more than happy to discuss teaching methods and/or special needs with parents and students.

About Alethia

Growing up I was raised in a home full of music. My father, a graduate of the Conservatorio Nacional Superior de Musica (National conservatory of Superior Music) played piano day and night and from there my love for music blossomed. My first experience with music was at the age of 8 when I began to

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Emmerson (Emme) N.
Alethia is great. She is working with my 7 yr. old daughter as a beginner in violin. She teaches in a way that is fun, appropriate, and respectful. My daughter has already learned so much and looks forward to her lessons with Alethia each week.
Lynne R.
Alethia is very knowledgeable about technique and skilled at teaching.
Mark N.
Alethia is a very talented teacher and violinist. She is extremely professional, attentive and accommodating to her students needs/goals. As an older student with no musical background, she has made the violin less intimidating and more accessible by breaking it down and making it less complex and easier to understand. While, I've only been with her a few years, I'm very proud of the progress I've made with her. If you are interested in taking up the violin, I highly recommend her.
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Regina T.

12 Reviews
El Cajon, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, concentration in Violin; minor in Pre-Therapeutic Psychology from Point Loma Nazarene University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Regina T.

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I am an outgoing, positive teacher who has a passion for music and for sharing this passion with students in a fun and relatable way. I don't approach every student the same way - as unique individuals, I learn about the student's goals and personality, and will create customized lessons based on the information and relationship we form. Knowledge of the instrument, music theory, and basic fundamentals are building blocks of any lesson, but the sky is the limit!!

About Regina

I was inspired to play the violin after seeing the local middle school orchestra perform when I was 8 years old. Since beginning group violin lessons the following school year, I have been consistently involved in developing my passion for and involvement in music in versatile ways -participating i

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Paula
I have been working with Regina for over a year now. I have made SO much progress in one year. It's hard to believe! I highly recommend Regina. I'm really enjoying playing now! It's fun!
Sara W.
Ms Regina was wonderful! My son absolutely loved having her as a teacher. She really spent time with him on the basics of reading music and tempo, and we could see his skills progress. Thank you, Ms Regina!
Paula
She is experienced and very knowledgeable. She is going to help me improve my viola playing! I would recommend!
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Laura R.

2 Reviews
Spring Valley, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish, Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Laura R.

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beginners to intermediate levels

About Laura

I am a multi-instrumentalist and have been teaching piano since 1998. My students' ages range from 4 to 60+. I have been a musician for the majority of my lifetime, having started playing piano at age five. As a multi-instrumentalist I teach piano, clarinet, violin and guitar. I have also taught e

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Lorissa
Laura has a great sense of humor, which comes in handy when I am not doing as well as I would like. She is a very patient teacher, as well as creative in her teaching strategies. When I was taking lessons with her she was studying music at SDSU and utilized her fresh education in our sessions. Also, her at home studio serves as a relaxing setting, which was just my style.
Augie Monroy M.
I really enjoy going to my lessons. Laura is very patient, with great knowledge and a great personality. I am a 58 years old violin student and I want to learn more about the violin so that I can play at my Church. Her classes are fantastic and I know I will be playing in front of the congregation soon. I highly recommend her style whether you are a child, young adult or older like me. IT IS FUN!!

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Tania M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Romanian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 to 50
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Tania M.

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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.

Salvador B.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Aaron Copland School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Salvador B.

22 Reviews
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Online Violin Teacher

I teach violin from ages 3 and up in North Texas.

About Salvador

I am a professional musician and educator. I have always enjoyed and been eager to share the musical knowledge that I learned from the very first music lesson I ever had; this feeling in me has never changed. I simply love to help people who want to learn new instruments. I am patient and encourag

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Jordan
Teacher wasn't at location yet I've still paid!
Patti
I had my very first lesson today with Sal, and I’m excited about some very cute things he taught me in just a short period of time. He is very talented, approachable, enjoyable to work with, and knows what he’s doing. I look forward to learning and growing with him.
Felix
This brief lesson was helpful, especially since its my first time learning. I learned a few chords and now have some homework to do. Very personable and straightforward! I just moved back to Dallas and needing some instructions to finally get started.

Josephine L.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Josephine L.

12 Reviews
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Online Violin Teacher

Beginner through intermediate.
All ages.

About Josephine

10 Years professional private violin teaching experience Loves to play and teach classical, bluegrass, and Celtic genres! Lessons catered to meet your goals! Beginners - Intermediate Learn to read music, sight read, theory, history, and play with passion. *** Lesson Details *** Le

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Daishua J.
Although the wifi was lagging on both our ends Josephine made it work can't wait until further lessons.
Stacy N.
Such a great first lesson - I am so excited to keep going. Very impressed!
Brooke A.

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in La Jolla is $73. 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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"She is very patient and motivated!"
Sarah
Took Violin lessons from Cheyenne R.
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"Gail is a very good and kind violin teacher and was just perfect for my son's introduction to instrument. He really enjoyed the lessons and learning how to play each of the strings then putting them together in a song. It was a wonderful experience."
Logan
Took Violin lessons from Gail N.
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"Yakov Dyman has all the qualities necessary for teaching children, piano and violin. He is a disciplined craftsman, has a love for music and teaching and, most important, is able to transfer a passion for music to his students. My daughter had some rudimentary knowledge of the violin when she began to study with Yakov just over a year ago. Today she has good tonality, she practices with enthusiasm everyday and impresses friends and family playing pieces unexpected considering the short time she has been studying. The same is true of her bother on piano.
We feel, through Yakov's artistry, he inspires the kids to approach their music as musicians, not just music students."
Diane
Took Violin lessons from Yakov D.
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"My daughter had the best experience ever. Thanks"
Eva
Took Violin lessons from Linnea W.
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"Delightful first lesson...great instruction..look forward to all he can teach me..."
Sherry
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"Regina is a great teacher with patience and encouragment, she really knows her staff and quickly figured out what I was not doing right.I like her class"
Hanlin
Took Violin lessons from Regina H.
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"Josephine is just the violin teacher I was looking for!

Every lesson includes scales and etudes along with a couple of songs to work on. Her teaching is attentive to detail and well-rounded (spot-on technique, music reading, easily-digestible theory, etc.), while still really fostering enjoyment in playing and slow but steady growth. Whether you’re looking for classical violin, fiddling, or bluegrass, Josie will help you learn whatever you want to learn!

I definitely recommend a longer class time if you can do it - a few extra run-throughs of each song and scale make a big difference in your muscle memory and ability to practice efficiently on your own.

Of the few violin teachers I've had in my sporadic years of playing violin, Josie has inspired me to play the most, and I know I will continue taking lessons with her for as long as I can. Highly recommended!"
Breana
Took Violin lessons from Josephine L.
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"Megan is very patient and accommodating. Recommend for beginners!"
Samvel
Took Violin lessons from Megan M.
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"Daniel was friendly, approachable, and made me very comfortable. He was positive and encouraging and used every minute of the lesson to the max...I learned SO MUCH in just one lesson. You can tell he really wants to you to succeed. I can't wait to see where we will go!"
Beth
Took Violin lessons from Daniel U.
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"I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly."
Adriana
Took Violin lessons from Ilona M.
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