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Jacqueline P.

13 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Violin from UCLA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jacqueline P.

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About Jacqueline

As of 4/28 I will be fully vaccinated and am accepting in person students two weeks after that. Hello future students! I've been playing violin for 23 of my 29 years of age and teaching for 13 years. I believe that the most important part of learning the violin is having fun and building a pas

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Dorothy
This review is long overdue! Jacqueline has been so patient and kind with me in my violin journey. I truly appreciate her passion for the violin and for teaching. My bow hand has never looked better!
Adam S.
I started taking lessons with Jacqueline after having bought a violin and done some practicing on my own for a few months. She was quickly able to formulate lesson plans for me based on my background and experience. She has also been very good about correcting my technique and pushing me to challenge myself, and is always helpful in answering my many questions. Overall she is a very knowledgeable, professional, down-to-earth and friendly instructor.
Maria
My 11 year old daughter has studied with Jacqueline for 1.5 years and is really enjoying the process. Jacqueline is a kind and warm teacher which is very encouraging. My daughter wants to practice and improve in order to impress her sweet teacher. We are very happy with lessons with Jacqueline. She even teaches Disney music... not just the classics. She will look for whatever my daughter is interested in playing and then plays with her. I highly recommend her.

Mya B.

12 Reviews
Marina del Rey, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Italian Literature and History from University "La Sapienza" Rome - Italy
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Mya B.

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Mya has been teaching violin for 10 years, from beginners to advanced students, her classical training combined to her music composition skills will help tremendously her students.

About Mya

I'm an experienced Italian teacher, music composer and violinist - I was born and raised in Italy and I graduated from the Italian Conservatory "G. Verdi" with a violin and music composition and music technology diploma - then a Master Degree in Italian Literature and History. I've been teaching It

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Richard L.
Maya is awesome! She's really easy and fun to work with, patient and really, really knows her stuff. I am an actor and she gave me exactly what I needed for my current project, and I plan to work with her more to develop accurate dialects/accents. Thrilled with her work!
Janai H.
Mya is a good teacher. I hate we had technical issues. Overall it was a good lesson and I learned a lot
Haaris N.
Very skilled and talented. I learned a lot from my first violin lesson!
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Tigran N.

33 Reviews
Granada Hills, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Russian, Armenian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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Tigran N.

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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.

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Tammy C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 2008
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Tammy C.

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In my twelve years of teaching, I have been exposed to students of all ages and all levels- ranging from beginners to violin majors at the collegiate level. Whether you are looking to learn violin for the first time, or need help preparing for an important audition/competition, I am quick to adapt to your needs and goals in order to provide the best teaching method possible for you.

About Tammy

Having earned my Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees at The Juilliard School, and my Doctor of Musical Arts degree from University of Michigan, I was fortunate enough to work with some of the most distinguished teachers and artists. Everything I have learned, I would love to share with yo

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Iris
I got to take lessons with Tammy in my freshman year of college and it was a great experience! She was so nice and patient with me when I couldn't get things right and would really look at things that weren't working and try to figure out exactly what wasn't working so that we can fix it.
Tiffany
I had the pleasure of taking lessons from Tammy during my sophomore year of college when I studied violin performance at the University of Michigan. She is an *incredible* musician and I was always blown away when I heard her play. Whenever I brought challenging music to her, she simplified them for me and showed me how to best practice them. She brought me to a new level of technique and understanding of music.

I highly recommend Tammy as a teacher. She is so patient, fun, and down to earth.

Andrew P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Awarded USD Concerto Competition Winner from The University of South Dakota
  • MA Arts Administration from University of Akron
  • Teaching since 2009
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Andrew P.

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Every student is unique and through my teaching I aim to treat each one as the individual they are. I work with students to help them achieve their goals while also giving them technical command of the instrument. The focus of lessons is on achieving mastery through studying the foundational elements (rhythm, intonation, tone production) in order to perform with musical expression and freedom.

About Andrew

Violinist Andrew Paa enjoys a varied career as an educator, performer, and arts advocate. A dedicated teacher, Andrew has worked with students privately and in music schools in South Dakota, Iowa and Ohio. Currently, he maintains a private studio. Previously he has taught at the Hudson and Fairlawn

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Melissa
I started working with Andrew after an 18 month hiatus and am very pleased. Andrew's teaching style is very adaptable, which for an adult student who works full time, is great. Some weeks I don't have a lot of time to practice and we focus on technique. Other times, we work on music and technique. He is also great about explaining the "how" and the "why" of why musicians should spend time on scales, technique, etc;
I would absolutely recommend Andrew to adult students and younger student.s
Alyssa Perrone
Andrew is an extremely knowledgeable and talented teacher. He explains technique exceptionally well, has an impressive understanding of phrasing and musicality while playing, and is very patient and understanding, he has a great sense of humor, while also giving students the right amount of push they need. He has high expectations but they are always attainable for his students, and he is very flexible with each students unique needs. I highly recommend him as an instructor, he is worth every penny and students always see quick and impressive improvement; I know I did while I studied with him.
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Raycurt J.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY.
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Raycurt J.

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Melodies in your head and a song in your heart, but your voice isn't so great, or maybe it is. I can teach your to connect the physicality and express yourself with a Violin or Viola. (soprano or Alto). The tough part is learning hold to hold the violin properly. It takes a couple months to train the muscles a new stance. With my help your posture and breathing will become as one with the music It's not a myth, the violin is the most complex instrument to learn.

Comprehensive program with ear training and reading music.

About Raycurt

Thirty years of private lessons for Voice, Violin, Viola, Piano, and Music Theory. Music IS the universal communicator, educator, healer, and conflict mediator. We expose our children to music to ignite their awareness and stimulate natural learning concepts. I share my knowledge to connect to

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Raycurt is not only knowledgeable, he is extremely skilled. He is thorough and maximizes time by providing superb instruction. My son looks forward to attending his classes; and I am a parent who is beyond pleased with Raycurt’s level of expertise.
Ben E.
This was a really unfortunate and wasted experience. Raycurt was wildly unprepared to teach. He brought a broken metronome and almost no sheet music/lesson plan. I had spoken both to the sales rep and Raycurt himself prior to the lesson and he was still fully unprepared.

I also explained my level of experience and was assured Raycurt was qualified to teach at the level I needed, but he came off as less knowledgable than me, which was particularly disappointing.

Worst of all, after multiple hours of speaking on the phone, I couldn't get my money back for this lesson.

I'd strongly recommend not using takelessons at all, they've put a horrible taste in my mouth for their entire service.
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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Manhattan Beach, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Manhattan Beach 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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"It was a great first day. My child felt motivated by her teacher"
Alex
Took Violin lessons from Cara A.
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"Very patient- great with children"
Natalia
Took Violin lessons from Mel P.
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"She is an absolutely wonderful instructor. She is very patient and understanding. Absolutely recommend!"
Don
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"The best instructor for my daughter.
Will recommend to friends and family."
Charlyn
Took Violin lessons from Lipeng C.
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"Very good teacher, with a lots of compassion.Mr. Kelvin is paying attention to details which makes my daughter better violin player."
Sebastian
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Great experience for a first time violin lesson"
Jakeb
Took Violin lessons from Joshua A.
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"Lin is an amazing tutor. She is dedicated and more importantly provides the right set of tools and tips to make learning easier. She is extremely punctual and always works around schedules and is very accommodating. I started learning from her recently and an optimistic about where I will get a few months from now.

Lin's biggest asset is that she likes to know what you expect from the whole experience and coaches accordingly."
Anusha
Took Violin lessons from Lin X.
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"Thank you for my kids first lesson. I was a little nervous at first as my kids if always had lessons in a studio. Online worked ok really well. We look forward to many more lessons with Ben."
Jacob
Took Violin lessons from Ben U.
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"Jonathan has a demonstrable amount of knowledge about the violin including different playing styles, music theory, and its practical application. His approach is incremental and measured that adapts to my specific strengths and weaknesses intermixed with an appropriate amount of patience. He is also very personable. I always look forward to our lessons together."
Chad
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"I haven't played the violin since I was in middle school, and I wanted to re-learn to play it. I am so glad I picked Dave, he is very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I jumped in with both feet and Dave made the instructions at our first lesson easy for me to understand. Excellent location and studio is awesome."
Howard
Took Violin lessons from Dave K.
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