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Phoebe S.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude from Hartt School of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
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Phoebe S.

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I have been teaching violin for seven years. Though I am classically trained, my interest in music goes far beyond classical music. I am constantly listening to various genres of music and consider myself a forever learner, loving everything in music from Prokofiev to the Flaming Lips. It is my job to help guide my students through their musical journeys, whether that is helping them get into their regional orchestra or teaching them that one song they've always wanted to learn. I teach out of the Essential Elements and Suzuki Method books. Though my lessons are fun and relaxed I will always give my students that extra push when needed. My goal is to help each student reach their personal success and to instill a love for playing music.

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About Phoebe

Hello! I am a classically trained violinist and violist. I have been playing violin for 15 years and teaching for 7. I got my Bachelor's degree from the Hartt School of Music in Connecticut in 2017. Since then, I have performed at Woolsey Hall, Ivoryton Playhouse, Playhouse on Park, and the Bushnel

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Jersey
Great instruction, she had me working with the bow on the very first lesson. Very responsive to students needs, A+ will continue studying viola with phoebe.
Carol
Miss Phoebe is an excellent, patient instructor for my two young violinists! She is prompt, and has lots of tools in her tool kit to bring about proper posture, tone, sound. She exhibits a very warm kind discipline that makes clear her expectations without being mean about it at all. I think my kids have made significant progress under her tutelage and I would definitely recommend her for any skill level!
Mike
I'm an adult learner who went through Suzuki book 2 and a few other pieces with Phoebe as my instructor. I spent a month prior with a "bad experience" and hadn't taken lessons in probably 10 years before that.

Working with Phoebe was GREAT. She was very easy to work with and really saw to improving my skills. She was encouraging and very positive. When I had troubles with parts (which was often), she would always have multiple suggestions as to how to practice them to work through the difficulties. She also gave me nudges along when I didn't think I could do certain things too. All in all, I had a great experience working with Phoebe and would have loved to continue to work with her if she was still in my local area.

If you're wondering why not 5 stars, that's more from my lack of experience than any issue with her. The guide says 5 stars is the "best teacher ever". She probably was the best teacher ever for me, but I'm somewhere between beginner and intermediate. Is she a good fit for an advanced student, I'm going to guess that, yes, she is, but I don't know that info personally so I went with 4.

Hannah W.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BS in Biology from Baylor University
  • Teaching since 2017
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Hannah W.

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Here at NB Violin Studio we believe that great foundations lead to great futures. That’s why we’ve created a comprehensive violin lesson curriculum that focuses on the fundamentals of music, preparing students for a lifetime of musical understanding, enjoyment, and achievement. Our instructors specialize in teaching violin lessons utilizing the Suzuki Method alongside other supplemental materials tailored to the students’ learning needs.

With nearly 20 years of violin experience, lesson instructor Hannah has developed a unique perspective and skill set in this field. She began violin lessons at the age of 4 learning the Suzuki Method and has since then continued to be passionately involved with classical repertoire, music theory, chamber groups, musicals, orchestra rehearsals, and lesson instruction. She has held numerous principal positions with the Everett and Cascade Youth Symphonies- playing in coveted venues such as Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Wa. Since moving to New Braunfels, ...

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Here at NB Violin Studio we believe that great foundations lead to great futures. That's why we've created a comprehensive violin lesson curriculum that focuses on the fundamentals of music, preparing students for a lifetime of musical understanding, enjoyment, and achievement. Our instructors spec

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Katy
I can’t say enough good things about Hannah! My daughter is taking lessons from her and has learned so much already in such a short amount of time. She is so kind and makes it such a comfortable and fun learning environment for her students. My daughter looks forward to lessons every week and I would highly recommend her to anyone interested in learning to play the violin!
Logan
Hannah has been very helpful in teaching me. She has also been patient and I'm learning a lot.
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Lauren M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • First two years of college from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Lauren M.

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I have been teaching in southern California since 2002 and recently relocated to Orange County. I have worked with students of all ages and experience levels and was on the faculty for the Hollywood Academy of Music in 2006-2007 and the Mosaic Music School in 2012-2013. I was also the orchestra c

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Rachel G.

42 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor's in Music--Violin Performance from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Teaching since 2002
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Rachel G.

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In our first lesson, you will learn about the parts of your instrument, how to care for it, and how to hold it. You will even learn some notes and begin reading music! By the end of your first package of lessons, you will be able to play with lovely tone, using the bow as well as plucking, and will have a handful of simple songs under your belt.

Students describe me as patient, fun, and encouraging! As your teacher, you can expect me to work with you from where you are, and with subjects and curriculum that match what you are interested in learning. I teach traditional classical, using either Suzuki or Essential Elements, depending on your learning and self-motivational needs, and I also teach fiddle music, including Celtic, old-time, bluegrass, and alternative styles. *Please check my availability before signing up, as my time slots are quickly filling up!* I look forward to meeting you! Call Take Lessons today to sign up!

About Rachel

I have played and studied music for 30 years, performing internationally and appearing with groups on local and national radio and television, and have had the good fortune to share the stage and even record with some very talented individuals! As for teaching, I've taught hundreds of students o

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Robyn
Great instructor. Awesome personality and easy to work with. Looking forward to more lessons!!
Brett Telford
Rachel is great. She takes the time to get to know you, she is patient and she tailors the content to your specific needs and wants.
Maria B.
Rachel was very nice and her she really took the time to get to know me. Her lesson was very thorough and in only the first lesson I’ve learned a lot. I highly recommend Rachel for those who want to learn or play violin!
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Cindle V.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Magnolia Science Academy
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Cindle V.

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Learning the violin is hard but with hard work, you can do it. Ear training is a must and I work on that and music theory as well.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle VanGorder and I love teaching music. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor degree in music education and am currently teaching around 30 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My experience working with all types of learn

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Victoria W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2017
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Victoria W.

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Violin lessons focus on learning proper technique, playing scales and repertiore. We use many different methods and our curriculum is tailored to each student.

About Victoria

I teach guitar, piano, violin and ukulele to anyone 5 or older! Lessons are fun and exciting, we are constantly learning! I am an enthusiastic, patient and motivated teacher.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Los Olivos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Los Olivos is $77. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $230 per hour.
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"My son enjoyed violin lessons with Dr Kalantzi. She is very kind and encouraging. My son always left his lesson with great confidence."
- Lena
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"Keiko is that rare combination--an accomplished violinist AND a great teacher. Hard to come by... Her passion for music is contagious and, for her students, inspiring. Keiko taught my husband and my daughter. Her approach was different for each and tailored to challenge but never pressure them. Her engaging style and good sense of humor made lessons fly by, and when it came time to practice, motivated them. As a person, she's wonderful too. As a teacher, she's a gift."
- Nerissa
Took Violin lessons from Keiko T.
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"Mimi is a great teacher. She’s very encouraging and I enjoy the pieces we play. I’m already making great progress with intonation, bowing, and vibrato. I feel very fortunate to have found her for a violin teacher!"
- Sue
Took Violin lessons from Mimi D.
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"I strongly recommend Ms. Quinn. She is amazing. I love a teacher who is passionate about what she does and Ms. Quinn has motivated me to love the violin and work harder to improve. She is slightly strict but very patience and kind, always pushing you to work hard and do your best. I learned to play violin a few years ago as a beginner and stopped playing for a few years. I was nervous to begin online violin lessons considering that I learn better face to face. However, Ms. Quinn has done an amazing job at teaching me, I have been taking lessons with her for a year now and have learned so much I didn’t know before which has also grown my love for violin."
- Naomi
Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Q.
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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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"Stephanie has been our violin teacher for the past eight years, and we love her. My daughter was five when we started lessons. Everything my daughter has learned about music and the violin, she has learned from Stephanie. From reading music and technique, to music theory. We look forward to our lessons every week."
- Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Y.
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"Miss Elizabeth is a wonderful violin teacher. She is very patient and kind which helps the student feel comfortable and receptive to learning. She is extremely gifted musically and we have appreciated her instruction for our daughter over the past 2 years!

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- Lauri
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"She’s very experienced and very patient. The best part is she knows how to teach you at your own pace. She is the best instructor I’ve had. I don’t have enough words to express the joy I have every class I spend with her."
- Akshay
Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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"Amazing Teacher

Betsy is by far one of the most talented people I have hired to work with my children on their violin. Not only does she work well with children but she also is such a joy to be around. If you want to learn how to play a violin this is your go to person! There is no one better than Betsy! We love her!"
- Lauren
Took Violin lessons from Betsy F.
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"Jessica
Is a very talented instructor of music. Her skills are displayed during lessons you see patience and understanding, motivation being given to the student during lessons. It is obvious she enjoys her job and loves what she is doing. My daughter has enjoys her music lessons for 5 years."
- Karen
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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