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Maggie Z.

7 Reviews
Fremont, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
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Maggie Z.

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My name is Maggie, I recently earned my Master’s degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. I have performed in the world’s most celebrated concert venues, including Carnegie Hall, Wiener Musikverein, Boston Symphony Hall, and the Berlin Philharmonie. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 11 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano lessons. I love developing students love for music. I greatly enjoy teaching music students and sharing my love for music with them.
Because of my experiences and education, I am able to assess easily what each student needs and how to help them achieve their goals.

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My name is Maggie. I recently earned my Master's degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano les

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Hailan
As a adult student, I have a bit advantage at understanding the theory relatively easily. Maybe also have the willingness to practice on my own. But on the other side, the stiffness of fingers and the frustration of “I know I should do that but just couldn’t “ are common scenarios too. Maggie could adjust the pace and the materials based on my progress which helps a lot. She is also put equally emphasis on both technic and the understanding of music itself, which makes studying piano a vey enjoyable experience.
Emma Y.
The lesson went by really well. Maggie is a really good teacher, she is patient and efficient. My daughter really enjoyed her lesson.
Tiffany
Maggie came to teach my 5 year old daughter her very first lesson. I was impressed with how much she covered in a half hour! My daughter was really not interested but Maggie was patient and able to get her hold the violin, learn it's parts, play some notes and even read a line of music! Kudos to Maggie.
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the violin. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Linda C.

24 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
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Linda C.

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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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Tia
I’m taking beginner cello lessons with Linda.

She is super positive and encouraging and meets me exactly where I am in my learning and goes from there.

She asks what I want to do, points out when I miss things (like not taking a proper pause), and teaches me new skills (theory, now technique, etc.)

Very positive experience! After four weeks I can play cello while site reading the bass clef (I knew how to read piano music but not the bass clef very well).

I’m going to renew my lesson subscription with Linda!
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!

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Candace H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Excellence in Music from Marine Corps
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Candace H.

2 Reviews
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Learning how to play this intricate and delicate instrument in various ways while gaining the appreciation and skill deserved.

About Candace

I'm a classical violinist, a loving single mother, and a independent business owner for life, health and accident insurance through AFLAC from New York. I am a very accomplished musician performing in many venues and events such as the Long Island String Festival, NYC All County Music Festivals, Va

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Michael w
She's awesome. Takes her time to explain in detail. Very patient plays along with you and guide you like a professional. I'd recommend her to anyone.
Michael
Shes a awesome instructor. She takes the time to explain details and all. I would recommend her to anyone that's interested in the violin.
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Thomas V.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associates Degree, Music Performance from Nassau Community College
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Thomas V.

42 Reviews
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All styles- all ages- learn what you want! emphasis on a good technique for a good tone, bow arm, and left hand playing in tune!

About Thomas

Currently Thomas is an Orchestra Director in Merrick Public Schools, and has previous experience as a Music Teacher in New York City. Thomas has vast experience as a professional performer and has played with countless acts across many different Genres of music. Thomas is an experienced pri

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Marc D.
Tom was great! Personable and knowledgeable would definitely recommend
Carole K.
I took my first piano lesson with Thomas. He's a fabulous teacher. He explains everything clearly and I felt very happy with what I had learned. He made me feel proud of my accomplishment!!
Grace L.
My son has seen much improvement the last few months after being taught by Thomas. Very highly recommended!!
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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
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"Experienced violin teacher of 29 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of classical violin skills. I specialize in Suzuki , and fiddle Celtic music etc...,

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Diego
This rating is based on just a single 30 minute lesson. We may try to make it longer for our next two lessons. Our grandson, 9, really enjoyed it.
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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Los Altos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Los Altos 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 $235 per hour.
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"Ali is a pleasant teacher and Allison has a great time with her for the first class."
Allison
Took Violin lessons from Ali Y.
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"Great first class! Susanna is an excellent teacher. I look forward to learning more from her and becoming a more proficient beginning violinist."
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Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"My daughter had Ms. Maya for 6 years. Ms. Maya has many experiences to teach and to play concerts. She is kind and gives you lessons that is easy to understand for small kids to grownups. I highly recommend you Ms. Maya. Enjoy her lessons !!!"
Erica
Took Violin lessons from Maya S.
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"Wonderful first lesson. Thank you so much for opening many doors into my violin journey. Your teaching method is just what I need."
Randy
Took Violin lessons from Chaul Y.
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"I was exited to start my first lesson and it was great! Ha-eun welcomed me warmly and I think learning with her will be successfull and wonderful at the same time. Looking forward to my next lesson!"
Miriam
Took Violin lessons from Ha-eun R.
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"Excited about learning more!!!

Mark is an excellent teacher. He helped me correct my stand and holding the violin and hand position which has me playing much better. We had to back up to the basics but that will help me be a better violinist. He also has been flexiable about changing dates and time to fit my needs. I recommend him to anyone!"
Judy
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"It has been such a great joy to see my son learning so much from Peter. His previous teacher did nothing to teach or improve his skills that I honestly went in to our first class with low expectations. I am very pleased to say how wonderful it has been to see how much my son has learned from the very first day with Peter. I am very happy to have found him. I would definitely recommend him for any of the instruments class' he teaches."
Marie
Took Violin lessons from Peter B.
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"When I first started studying with Lauren in 2017, I was a freshman in high school and stuck in the fifth stand of my orchestra. Six months later, I moved up to being the concert master. Lauren is amazing. She brings out the best in my playing. She has a great ear for music, she is an amazing violinist, and the best teacher I have ever had. With Lauren I was able to progress from 3rd position to 7th position in a short time. She is very kind and patient, and never gets frustrated with me (unlike all my other teachers). She is the reason I have been able to excel at violin. Best. Teacher. Ever."
Thomas
Took Violin lessons from Lauren C.
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Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"Megan loved her lesson! Charlene was great!"
Megan
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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