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Tigran N.

32 Reviews
Granada Hills, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian, Armenian
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Awarded Prizewinner from Union Of Composers Of Armenia
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Tigran N.

32 Reviews
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I strongly believe that, if every child would be provided with an ideal environment, would gain extraordinary ability. There are no exceptions. No one can tell how able man is by the nature. What is known is the ability that is spoiled or developed. It cannot be denied that most children speak their native languages beautifully by learning about 3000-4000 words by age 5 or 6. Nothing can clearer demonstrate of the original power of the human mind. Through the years of studying and teaching music I realized that this is the most important concept for developing each kid's talent, to increase his or her ability to the maximum. Therefore I am combining the great methods of teaching violin. The Suzuki method and the Russian school method. Suzuki method helps at the earliest stage of playing an instrument and I am using later Russian school method for more advanced period of studying.

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About Tigran

Noted violinist and gifted educator. Studied with H. Harutyunyan and V. Khachatryan, students of the great violinist L. Kogan. Tigran N. has been teaching Violin and Viola to students of all ages for over 15 years. He received his Master's degree in Music Performance from The Komitas State Conser

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Katherine
Tigray was very professional yet friendly. My son really enjoyed his first lesson with him.
Hadria S.
Tigran is a skillful, kind, patient and honest teacher. I’m a beginning adult learner and have been progressing very quickly with his help. Tigran’s teaching is structured and organized while keeping the lessons challenging and interesting enough to want to keep going. I value his time and knowledge. I also intend to continue learning the violin from Tigran for the long term. HIGHLY recommend!
Gabe L.
Tigran is patient and pays attention to detail. I would highly recommend him.

Armen M.

8 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English,Russian,Armenian, Russian
  • High school from Tchaikovsky school of music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Armen M.

8 Reviews
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Hello. Welcome to my class. This is your time to shine and create music together.

About Armen

Armen M. was born in Armenia, and began playing the violin at the age of seven. From thereon out, Armen received his B.A.and M.A. degrees from Yerevan State Conservatory in Armenia and Artist diploma from Longy school of Music in Cambridge MA. With an impressive background, awards, and distinctions

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Max
Armen has been great with my beginner child! Able to do basic introduction at child level, amazing!
Muller
I had a great first lesson with Armen.
He immediately identified some areas of improvement and I really liked his style which is rigorous, demanding and rewarding at the same time.
Can't wait to our next lesson,

Muller
Badri S.
I was Impressed beyond my expectations.

Anna K.

3 Reviews
Montrose, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA, Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Anna K.

3 Reviews
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Expert, holistic violin and viola lessons that will challenge you, beautify your playing and make you feel good at the same time :)

About Anna

Anna K. is an lifelong improvising violinist/violist with an eclectic array of influences. She has been an active collaborator in studio and on stage with a broad range of artists and bands in the alternative music field — as a violinist she’s known for her strong melodic and rhythmic improvisation

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Daniel
Truely a great teacher. I learned a great deal. Terrific personality and excellent teacher. Very good at teaching the basics to me
Daniel
It was a great learning experience. Looking forward to next lesson.
Emma
Anna is a wonderful, positive teacher. She's clearly had a lot of experience working with children and is a mother herself. My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week, and thanks to this she's eager to practice regularly and is seeing a ton of progress! Thanks, Ms. Anna!

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Kristen K.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Violin Performance from University of Kentucky
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Kristen K.

28 Reviews
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Learn to refine your technique and play with a beautiful sound!

About Kristen

My name is Kristen K. and I am an accomplished violinist and teacher from Lexington, Kentucky. I began my musical studies at age 7 and quickly discovered my passion and love for music. As a young musician, I attended numerous summer music festivals, participated in the Central Kentucky Youth Orches

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She is very patient and experienced teacher.
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Kristen is a wonderful teacher. Very patient and methodical. I highly recommend classes with her.
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William S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $47
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Viola Performance from Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University
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William S.

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Graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University. I will work with you on an individual level to make sure you are getting what you need to be successful! I am happy to help you if you are just a hobbyist who wants to mainly play pieces, a serious student with an eye towards a future as a professional violist, and anyone in-between. Looking forward to hearing you play!

About William

Hi there! I have seen and felt the difference and importance that a good teacher can make in one’s life. I have learned so many things from the fantastic and not so fantastic teachers I have worked with over my career. My goal is to teach you using all I’ve experienced from those great teachers, av

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Emily B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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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!

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Los Angeles 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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"Kristen is a great teacher and very knowledgeable of her instruments. She teaches at a comfortable pace that will urge you to practice more and learn, without out pacing her students. I highly recommend her as an instructor."
Anthony Atthowe
Took Viola lessons from Kristen K.
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"This was my first lesson tonight . I really love his teaching style and look forward to many more"
Glenda
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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"Candy is a wonderful music teacher! She’s in the Tucson symphony and is a highly skilled teacher. She’s very thoughtful, patient and skillful in her teaching methods. I would highly recommend Candy for students of all ages."
Leslie
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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"My son has been taking viola lessons from Helen for seven years. We have been very happy with her instruction and the wonderful, caring connection she has made with our son and family. Helen encourages each student’s progress while holding them to very high technical and musical standards. She engages students with age-appropriate, entertaining games and prizes to hook their attention and shape important skills and techniques. Helen is focused on molding young musicians into skilled, confident, advanced players while still being understanding and flexible with students’ life changes and schedules.
She encourages students to get involved with chamber music and other orchestra opportunities to expand their ensemble playing, and she connects students with other musicians to collaborate on projects. She has coached our three children with their string trio and has helped them select music appropriate for their level and interests. Helen is happy to help students with their orchestra auditions, seating auditions, and ensemble music.
Helen is an active professional musician as a member of the CSO and Highlands Square Ensemble among other professional musical pursuits and interests. She is involved in bringing musical opportunities to underserved communities through El Sistema and involved in music education in Haiti. This summer our son was able to collaborate with a violinist from Haiti who was visiting Helen. They worked together on several duets on a few occasions.
Throughout the school year, Helen facilitates studio group classes where students can play for each other in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Helen connects students with excellent professional accompanists who are adept at collaborating with young musicians. In addition, she organizes 1-2 studio recitals per year where students can share their work with family and friends.
Helen is a talented musician, an excellent teacher, and a wonderful human being. She is patient, kind, helpful, and encouraging. I highly recommend her as an outstanding viola instructor."
Gloria
Took Viola lessons from Helen M.
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"If I could write anything to hope that you choose Kristen to teach you, imagine it here: _______. That said. She is Amazing, Fantastic, Patient, Fun, Understand, did I say Patient!? I am a 28 year old man that is learning Viola as his "2nd" real instrument. I play piano well, and "campfire" guitar. Kristen is teaching me to read Alto clef and play the Viola. She is teaching at MY pace and not complaining when I come in without having the most practice time accomplished throughout the prior week. She has a flexible schedule and is available for communication (email and phone) between lessons (I've rescheduled many times because my work hours are not constant). She's Great! I hope you let her teach you! Thank you for reading."
Anthony Atthowe
Took Viola lessons from Kristen K.
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"She was amazing. Kind and encouraging and so inspiring. My daughter had a lot of anxiety going in but just glows whenever she talks about her first lesson. Can’t wait for the next!"
Simone
Took Viola lessons from Angela C.
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"Charismatic teacher

My daughter is 6-years old and is taking viola lessons with Regina for some weeks now. My daughter finds the class interesting and she is enthusiastic with her progress. The instructor is charismatic, dynamic and didactic."
Fernanda
Took Viola lessons from Regina T.
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"Helen McDermott is an absolute gift of a viola teacher and wonderful mentor. I highly recommend her!

My daughter studied viola with Helen for 8 consecutive years in Helen's private Suzuki viola studio. My daughter started with Helen when she was 6 years old and continued through her 8th grade year, which was winter/spring 2020.

Helen provides high quality and outstanding music instruction including, but not limited to: foundational to advanced music theory, technique (bow hold, etc...), and music history. She also supplements her private lessons with small-group lessons as well as regular opportunities for recitals.

Helen makes learning rich and fun! She's fabulous with creating music games for students during the lessons and to keep at-home practice time stimulating and meaningful. Helen is outstanding with giving her students structure as well as ways to learn how to stay organized.

As a Suzuki parent, I sat in on Helen's lessons for my daughter (per Suzuki philosophy) all through my daughter's elementary school years. I learned so much, myself, and was enriched by seeing my daughter blossom and grow musically. Helen has given the gift of music to my daughter not only with private lessons, but also through recommending excellent opportunities to participate in Suzuki enrichment like summer music camps and chamber music groups. Helen supported and coached my daughter to be prepared for several auditions over the years.

Because of Helen's outstanding viola instruction and mentorship, my daughter has earned and received numerous invaluable musical opportunities as well as truly meaningful compliments from other music teachers in the community.

Our family is incredibly fortunate to have Helen McDermott in our lives! She's a consummate professional musician and she is utterly passionate about sharing her talents and gifts of music."
Heidi
Took Viola lessons from Helen M.
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"Excellent teacher, she has a charisma that makes children pay attention easily, hence they learn faster."
Lawrence
Took Viola lessons from Estefania
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"I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!"
Catherine
Took Viola lessons from Karen D.
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