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Betsy F.

24 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Betsy F.

24 Reviews
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Lessons are fun. My philosophy is that students should have music in their lives and benefit from the lessons they take now for years to come. Learning to play a musical instrument will help students with math skills, study habits, and develop a skill that will last for a lifetime.

After 3 months students will understand the fundamentals of their string instrument, know how to care for their instrument, warm up properly, be able to read and play introductory passages. After 6 months the student will have learned basic music theory, how to read music, and have advanced through playing multiple songs.

About Betsy

Music is the biggest passion in my life. I love being able to share that gift with my students, and look forward to their progress as much as my own. I continue to grow and develop as a musician, and love connecting with people through music. My students all learn to love and appreciate music, t

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Allison M.
She was wonderful with our daughter and patient. Our daughter can’t wait for the next lesson!
Aubrey
My daughter loved the lesson and told me she felt like a superstar. Betsy is wonderful with children. She’s patient and kind and obviously very talented. Looming forward to our next lesson.
Tristan O.
Betsy's and my son's 1st lesson was great! She was so patient and positive which helped my son really get excited about his lesson. She really helped him get through some frustration times. She helped him with so much. My son was very happy.

Tyler S.

1 Review
San Diego, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
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Tyler S.

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Tyler recently completed his Viola Performance Degree from Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. Tyler attended Scripps Ranch High School and has played with many youth orchestras in the San Diego area, including YPO, SDYS, CYO, and YAS. He was trained as a classical violist since the age of 12, after an introduction to piano at age six. He has played professionally with Jazz and commercial music artists including, Pretty Lights, Michal Menert, and Denver Based rock bands Eldren and Petals of Spain. Tyler is currently pursuing audio engineering and teaching credentials.

About Tyler

Tyler recently completed his Viola Performance Degree from Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. Tyler attended Scripps Ranch High School and has played with many youth orchestras in the San Diego area, including YPO, SDYS, CYO, and YAS. He was trained as a classical violist since the age o

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Chase B.
This was my sons first lesson and it went very well. Tyler was patient but firm and we saw good results. Thank you Tyler!

Emil L.

1 Review
San Diego, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Hebrew, English
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Emil L.

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I can offer you offer you as a student:
* a relaxed learning alternative
* convenience which saves your time and money
* confidence in your world class teacher level
* reasonable rates per lesson
* lessons for students of all ages
* lessons range from beginner, intermediate to advanced skill levels

My students learn the music they want to learn including classical, jazz, pop style and how to improvise.

About Emil

I have MM degree in Violin performance and Orchestral Conducting from Europe and Russia and can teach you the Right Way Violin, Viola, Piano Music Theory, Conducting anywhere in San Diego in your own home or in my studio. My students learn the music they want to learn including classical, jazz, p

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Bryan
Emil was a great instructor, very knowledgable and patient. I have improved in all areas thanks to his instruction. He would even stay late occasionally to play violin solos with me playing rhythm guitar!

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Rebecca K.

58 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rebecca K.

58 Reviews
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Want to get started on the viola? I can help!

About Rebecca

Hello! I am a classically trained vocalist and percussionist, with a BA in Music, specializing in Education and Theory. I have taught band, choir, orchestra and piano in high school and middle school. I have also done Music Directing with kids aged 7-14 for various musicals and have taught elemen

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Jordyn J.
She was great with our daughter. My daughter said she loved her first lesson
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Emily B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emily B.

3 Reviews
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Welcome to my violin and viola studio! I believe that every student can enjoy the process of studying an instrument, and can learn to play with ease and joy. As a result, I work to determine each student's learning style, look for ways to encourage individual ownership of learning, and adapt my approach to help meet each student’s needs and goals. I teach both Suzuki and traditional lessons, and draw from a variety of musical styles and approaches to help students develop a broad range of skills that include a strong technical foundation, ear training, sight-reading, ensemble playing, and musical self-expression. Through this approach, I hope to help students develop a lifelong love for music that will serve them in all future endeavors, musical or otherwise.

About Emily

Welcome to Emily Benoit's violin and viola studio! Due to COVID-19, please contact me for updated availability and location options. I believe that every student can enjoy the process of studying an instrument, and can learn to play with ease and joy. As a result, I work to determine each studen

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Sravya S.
Emily is an excellent teacher. I have no knowledge of music at all and she has been very patient in teaching me the basics. I have done 5 lessons with her (one in person and 4 online) and she has been very helpful thoughout. She made sure to send me copies of the lessons and recommended books, so I could practice offline.
Anne
Emily is patient, motivating, encouraging, and knowledgeable - a terrific teacher in every way!
James
Emily is a fantastic teacher! She is very easy to work with, and is great at explaining technical and musical details. I highly recommend lessons with Emily!

Victor Q.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Awarded Annual Conceto Competition from University of Northern Colorado
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Victor Q.

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I am a string specialist. That means I teach and play violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and piano. I earned B.A. earned from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley Colorado where I was a double major in classical guitar and double bass. In my senior year I was the recipient of the Annual Concerto Contest where I performed the "Concerto in A Major" on double bass with the University orchestra for the spring concert. I have played in both professional and semi-professional orchestras in Colorado and Arizona. I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it to them free of charge. I teach students how to play music on their given instrument. Not just how to play the instrument but working on ...

About Victor

I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it

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Joshua & Julia B.
Mr. Victor is teaching both of my kids, one guitar and the other piano. They are beginners, and he is very patient but keeps a good pace. I feel like they are learning a lot. He is a true music teacher and knows his stuff!
Victoria W.
It was awesome! Great pace and great mix of technical and practical.
Laura
Victor has been an amazing teacher. He is extremely knowledgeable not only about violin, but about practically every other stringed instrument there is. He also has an amazing grasp of musical theory, and has really helped me learn about my instrument. He has also helped me grow as a student. He keeps me interested in the music, and still challenges me to keep improving. I have had other music teachers, but he is definitely the best I've had.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in La Mesa, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in La Mesa 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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"Excellent experience for our children. Thank you Megan"
Jasmine
Took Viola lessons from Megan R.
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"We got right into it and he addressed all my questions and needs at the first lesson!"
Vivian
Took Viola lessons from Kyle B.
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"Hilary is super patient and with a great attitude toward teaching. Very glad to have found her and take lessons!"
lauren
Took Viola lessons from Hilary L.
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"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!❤️"
Janiya
Took Viola lessons from Virginia A.
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"I son enjoys viola lessons with Susanna. She guides him well and clarifies all his doubts. Very patient."
Vishwa
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Excellent instructor very professional highly recommended"
Noel
Took Viola lessons from Anne-Marie B.
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"Great teacher, very knowledgeable and patient"
Cindy
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"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!"
Christine
Took Viola lessons from Shadwa M.
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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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"Julia is the best violist I have worked so far. She is easy to work with and has good musical taste. Highly recommended!"
Tiana
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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