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Alethia E.

32 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alethia E.

32 Reviews
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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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Dannie G.
Alethia is a great instructor. She is very knowledgeable and courteous. I would highly recommend her1
Kaiya H.
For my 12 year olds first lesson she really made her feel comfortable and helped her to get set up for success. She gave her practice to do through the week and is very easy to communicate with.
Nicole L.
She is a great instructor! My 14 yr old daughter is a beginner and she has been wonderful with her. She is professional, warm, and always helpful. I don't know much about the violin, but I never have to remind my daughter to practice the music that she is given.
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Nader T.

10 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Persian, I speak Persian, English
  • Awarded University of New Mexico Composition Competition, 2nd & 1st prize of Atwater Kent Composition Competitions at the University of California, Los Angeles from U. N. M. and UCLA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nader T.

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In my one hour of comprehensive teaching, students learn extensively the techniques of the violin, including tone production, vibrato, musicality and pieces of music which are chosen from standard violin literature or Suzuki books. The whole idea is to get students to look at the whole learning process as a fun activity, and very soon they acquire the ability to produce beautiful sounds, correct intonation and strong vibrato. In addition to the above, I conduct some some ear-training exercises to improve intonation as well.

About Nader

I am a violinist and composer. I have trained more than 1200 students in more than twenty five years of my teaching carrier. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson includes scales, arpeggios, etudes, duets and a new piece of music from different eras of music. I emphasize on tone production, correct

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Megan S.
Nader was fantastic! I took Violin lessons for a few years from a couple different teachers, and he taught me new, interesting things I'd never learned before. He's also very patient and nice.
Carolina V.
He is very patient and has excellent communication skills. I have no knowledge of how to play the violin or music of any kind. After my first lesson I strongly feel he will be my private instructor for many years to come. I left with proper technique of how this instrument is to be cared for and good posture when practicing. He also informed me of the books we will be incorporating into my lessons. Most importantly homework is given and he is very patient and explains everything at your level.
Kira
I was very pleased with my first lesson with Nader. He is very kind and patient. We covered some basic points with what we'll be covering for my lessons with the cello. His instructions and explanations of technique is very clear I feel my lessons with him will be very beneficial and enjoyable.
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Kelly O.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kelly O.

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Professional violinist with 30+ years’ experience and licensed counselor available for violin/viola lessons. Specializing in Classical, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian (Hardanger Fiddle) traditions. Experience with a wide-range of children and can accommodate a variety of cognitive and emotional needs.

About Kelly

Professional violinist with 30+ years’ experience and licensed counselor available for violin/viola lessons. Specializing in Classical, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian (Hardanger Fiddle) traditions. Experience with a wide-range of children and can accommodate a variety of cognitive and emotional ne

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Sophia
It was our first lesson today: Kelly took the time to listen to my daughter patiently, even though my daughter stutters and is shy when speaking. I appreciate that she took time to make her feel comfortable.
Richard
Kelly is a great instructor!!! I first saw her perform with Lost Walks and then Juice of the Barley. Her istruction has been great covering these styles plus a lot of classical technique as well. She has really improved my playing.
Grace
Kelly is a great violin player and a really good teacher. She can play with begginers like me and help me understand the basics that I need to know.
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Noah A.

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Starting at $25
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  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Noah A.

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I have a very nuanced, and energetic perspective on violin. I'll teach any level of student whether it is complete beginner or advanced learner. I am suzuki certified as well. I have plenty of experience in teaching violin (6 years of private teaching).

About Noah

Hello! My name is Noah Arcenas. I have been playing violin for 11 years, and I am currently pursuing my Bachelor's degree for Violin Performance at the Eastman School of Music, where I study with Yoojin Jang. Throughout my violin journey, I have found a passion in teaching. I really enjoy working wi

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Jonathan T.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jonathan T.

33 Reviews
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Interested in building your chops and becoming a better musician? Let me help you grow as a musician! I hold a Masters Degree in Music Performance, am a Certified North Carolina Teacher, and am currently an orchestra director specializing in strings.

About Jonathan

Jonathan Todd has been performing and teaching in the Charlotte area and CMS Schools since 2012. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from Emory and Henry College and then went on to earn a Master of Music degree in Trumpet Performance with a concentration in Music Theory and

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yang
Jonathan is very patient and professional.
Michael
My high school daughter has received trumpet lessons from Jonathan for over a year. He is an excellent instructor, very knowledgeable and patient. As a school teacher, he knows how to work with kids in a way that gives him an advantage over a non-teacher performing artist. We've done lessons both in person and online. I'd highly recommend Jonathan to any parent looking to have their middle school/high school student take private lessons.
Fan Z.
Jonathan is very patient with my kid and made the first lesson fun.
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Cameron K.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Best of 2018 from Online Teaching Website
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
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Cameron K.

25 Reviews
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Learning to play a string instrument is tough but the payoff is so worth it!

About Cameron

Music teacher specializing in string instruments. As a music teacher, my goal is to give my students fun and productive lessons. I teach my students all the essential technical and musical principles which help them to succeed at reaching their goals and avoid developing harmful habits along the way

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Braeden S.
Cameron has been patient and encouraging. He has given a lot of helpful tips to improve playing and seem to be working!
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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in La Mesa, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in La Mesa is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $240 per hour.
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"Charlene possesses the perfect combination of skill, talent and temperament to make an excellent instructor and teacher. Not only does Charlene have significant skill and experience as a musician but also she has the ability to effectively demonstrate and communicate the principles and techniques of playing the violin from the most rudimentary level (i.e. my level) to the experienced level of serious talented students. Charlene does all this in a relaxed but serious manner. It has been my experience, that when noting deficiencies, Charlene addresses them with patience and corrects and guides the student along in a manner that is both honest and effective but never discouraging or dispiriting. Charlene is very adaptable at modifying her teaching methods or approach and can accommodate instructing elderly retirees (i.e. individuals like me) or some of the youngest students with the tiniest violins you ever saw. In other words, Charlene is very good at assessing a student's goals and asperations and customizing her approach to the individual student's needs and current abilities. Charlene sets clear goals for improvement and learning new techniques and motivates the student to improve and strive for a realistic and achievable level of skill. I would recommend Charlene to any student of any age and any skill level."
John
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"Ali is very knowledgeable! Patient and kind. But also persistent!"
Lily-Francis
Took Violin lessons from Ali Y.
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"Panagiota did a wonderful job with my 11 year old daughter. She is a beginning violin student that wanted some extra help while school is out. We have signed up to take weekly lessons with her as my daughter was extremely happy with the lesson."
Brooke
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"Mr McShane does an excellent job teaching my granddaughter violin She enjoys the lessons and is learning quickly."
Rayne
Took Violin lessons from Thomas M.
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"Nikita was an excellent teacher My daughter now has a very positive experience should she decide to pursue violin lessons in the future Thank you Nikita!"
Aryani
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"Excellent first lesson. Very organized and well prepared. My 8 year old loved it. Looking forward to the next lesson. Thanks!"
Serena
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Autumn is an excellent teacher! As I am over 50 it is more of a challenge to learn something new, but she is patient and her knowledge, experience, and ability with the violin is a great asset to her instruction. Her focus on teaching me correct technique is laying a good foundation for me to hopefully master this beautiful instrument."
Paul Randall
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Ms. Maria is an excellent instructor. Unfortunately distance and time did not work for us."
Srini
Took Violin lessons from Maria V.
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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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"Zachary has such a positive and encouraging way with our son. He is clearly a very talented musician -- yet he is humble and has said he is always still learning all the time. From the first lesson, he provided persistent guidance for improving with patience and compassion. He is a gifted teacher. We are very happy to have found him!"
Colleen
Took Violin lessons from Zachary H.
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