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Claire G.

5 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Production and Engineering and Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Claire G.

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I started playing the violin at age 9, studying classical violin and started performing not long after. I started teaching my first student at the age of 16 - I have been teaching violin to students of all ages for 13 years.

I completed all the ABRSM exams and earned an ATCL diploma from Trinity College in Classical Violin Performance.

In 2013, I moved to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music, where I studied Jazz, bluegrass, gypsy jazz and middle eastern violin.
I presently play both classical and electric violin, performing locally and internationally in bands and in a trio/quartet setting.

About Claire

2 decades of playing experience, I studied classical violin growing up and began teaching my first student at the age of 16 - I have been teaching violin to students of all ages for over 10 years of all levels and styles. I completed all the ABRSM exams and earned an ATCL diploma from Trinity Col

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Eileen R.
Claire really helped me with my technique and answered all of my questions
Vicky
very patient and responsible, good!
Wesley M.
Claire was very welcoming, she pushed my son and challenged him while also being very patient. We look forward to many more lessons to come.

Dimitry O.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from University of California, Santa Barbara
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Dimitry O.

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Much of my methods are derived from my doctoral dissertation studies in the field of Sports Psychology. I apply my teaching methods to develop and increase control of muscular and mental functions, accuracy, precision, discipline, mental awareness and overall coordination in violin performance. I am eager to share my knowledge and experience in sports psychology and to emphasize the general psychological benefits and contribution to human enrichment.

​My students earn numerous accolades, such as Concertmaster and title positions in the: Colburn Chamber and Los Angeles Youth Orchestras, Santa Monica High School Chamber Orchestra, Idyllwild Music Festival Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, Interlochen Music Festival, Honor Orchestra of America, and Santa Monica High School Symphony and Chamber Orchestra, Palisades High School Symphony; Grand Prize in the Fifth International Colibri Music Competition, Westside Committee of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Student Scholarships and ...

About Dimitry

My teaching principles are based on outlining the advantageous mental and physical practice techniques revealed through research in Sports Psychology. These methods help my students strategically overcome the numerous psychological obstacles in order to develop a consistently high level of performa

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Kiran L.
I started learning violin from Dr. Dimitry 1 month ago because, unlike other teachers, I found Dr. Dimitry very honest in specifying the subtleties and nuances, especially the snaggy ones which make the violin one of the most challenging instruments to learn. Although his classes were very expensive, I chose him as he was a straightforward and experienced violinist and I never compromise on the quality of teaching. Also, being a doctoral student myself, I know what it means to earn a Ph.D. and that too in music.

Now, it has been one month, and I enjoy his classes. His analogies and examples are an apt way of understanding the techniques of playing the violin. Though Dr. Dimitry is an advanced violinist, he is very patient with absolute beginners. To sum up, I would highly recommend him to people who are very serious and determined to learn and practice the violin.
Sharon
A true professional and a great teacher! I have been taking violin lessons now for 6 months with Dr. Dimitri Olevsky, having switched to Dimitri after having had a mediocre experience with my previous teacher. Wow…what a difference. Dimitri ably blends his extensive knowledge, talent, and seriousness about his craft with a witty sense of humor. He is able to simplify the complexities of violin technique so that it is truly feels accessible. Highly recommended.
Alexander
Dr. Olevsky was immediately able to improve my playing with direct, practical advice. He is concerned with efficient practice and in making the maximum amount of progress in the time that one has. He is highly knowledgable about the audition process and the real day to day of being a professional performing violinist. I have been playing for 15+ years and find Dimitry's lessons very challenging and stimulating.
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Mya B.

7 Reviews
Marina del Rey, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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
Very skilled and talented. I learned a lot from my first violin lesson!

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Brianna L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelors, Music Education from University of Idaho
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brianna L.

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Online Violin Teacher

I have been playing the violin for 18 years and teaching for 10 years. My curriculum includes a heavy emphasis on sound quality and correct, relaxed technique, followed by musicality and a well rounded music education. My goal is for students to be well versed not only in how to play violin, but also be knowledgeable in music history and theory. I believe that students should enjoy their music lessons while utilizing their individual learning style.

About Brianna

I graduated from the University of Idaho in May 2014. I earned my degree in Instrumental Music Education and have been teaching privately for since 2008. My main instrument is violin, and I am qualified to teach viola, and cello. Before moving to Arizona, I taught many violin students through my ow

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Xandrian
Brianna has helped me progress with my violin rapidly, and she is very patient and kind. Her studio is great and there is a calm, quiet atmosphere there. I would recommend her to anyone that loves the violin and wishes to progress in their learning.
Katie M.
My daughter really enjoyed her first lesson and is very excited. Brianna is so patient, kind and knowledgable.
Saba B.
An excellent teacher for my 7year old daughter. Very patient, on time, and engaging. An excellent teacher and mentor.
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Adam P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Music Education from Arizona State University
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Adam P.

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Online Violin Teacher

I actually teach violin, viola, cello, and singing lessons! I am a certified music teacher currently on leave from the public school system due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. I have seen first hand how much this pandemic has compromised school music programs, so I am happy to offer stable and consistent music instruction through digital private lessons. I have over 4 years of teaching experience in public schools, and over 8 years of experience teaching private lessons outside of the school system. My private students consist of young children learning the basics, advanced students preparing auditions, and adults wanting to learn something new. I love music, and I love sharing my passion for music with my students.

About Adam

I actually teach violin, viola, cello, and singing lessons! I am a certified music teacher currently on leave from the public school system due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. I have seen first hand how much this pandemic has compromised school music programs, so I a

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Tatiana Z.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), violin performance from Michigan State University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Tatiana Z.

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I'm a violinist with 10 years of teaching experience. I am working with students of all ages/ levels. I believe that teacher should help a student to reveal and develop his/her personality through the music, so the lessons are adjusted for each student's needs individually. At the same time, the basis is a professional approach with detailed instructions.

About Tatiana

I am a professional violinist, regularly performing with several orchestras across Michigan. I have a doctorate degree in violin performance from Michigan State University. My international background allows me to combine best features of Russian and American string schools. I have experience of wo

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Tommy
Tatiana is an excellent instructor and I am a 68 yr old violin hobbyist who is trying to learn classical music and folk music to eventually become a part time teacher myself. She is very patient and pleasant and I am a former teacher myself in grades 5 - 9. I believe she would be good for any age(s) ! She is great with technique and knowing what the student wants to accomplish and is interested in with their musical interests She is just a very pleasant person to know and get guidance musically from! I recommend her highly!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Marina del Rey, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Marina del Rey is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $230 per hour.
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My son started working with Ms. Autumn about two years ago. Before he started lessons, he was feeling frustrated and behind other students his age. He is now shifting, using vibrato, and showing so much confidence in his playing. Thank you!"
Lindsey
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Everything went well. Just getting started and had a couple of starting issues with the violin but other than that, good!"
Makai
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"My daughter loves Sarah, she is very sweet, helpful and comprehensive. She sets standards, challenges and goals for my daughter to reach that allows her to feel like an accomplished violinist, although she's just a beginner."
Rhonda
Took Violin lessons from Sarah E.
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"Shannon made me feel at ease as I was nervous about my first lesson. She gives good instructions and is patient. I'm looking forward to my next lesson."
Emily
Took Violin lessons from Shannon B.
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"Kris was the PERFECT match for my 9 year old son who enjoys the violin but is maturing as well. Kris made him feel positive about his slow but steady progress. He was never shamed for not doing or being more. That being said, I believe that Kris was more than ready to meet my son wherever his capability was and to gently challenge him to grow."
Lori Ann
Took Violin lessons from Kris M.
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"I've been playing a few instruments for 23 years, and finally decided to get into violin. Farobag made me realize that I know next to nothing about the violin, and there is so much to learn. I played only a few notes in my first lesson, but his instruction was worth every penny. I am very excited for the next lesson and look forward to learning everything I can from Farobag. Highly recommended."
Ryan
Took Violin lessons from Farobag C.
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"She is amazing! My son enjoy the class so much! I truly appreciate it."
Matthew
Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"Great first lesson showed up early and Autumn was so accommodating really patient"
David
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Anna's such a wonderful instructor. Having had two teachers in the past, I feel she's very easily communicates with the student. Anna's also very sweet and patient and gives room for the student to grow, always showing how to improve rather than show what you're doing wrong. In just three lessons I already feel like I've considerably progressed in my goals of sight-reading and bowing technique. Thank you so much, Anna!"
Deeani
Took Violin lessons from Anna F.
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"Laura is fantastic!! She is gentle, yet firm in her approach and her demeanor works very well with my shy 5 year old. I can't believe the progress my daughter has made within such a short period of time. I have a strong feeling we wouldn't have been able to hold her interest in the frustrating beginning stages with many other instructors. Laura is a real find."
Jen
Took Violin lessons from Laura S.
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