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Mary-Elizabeth H.

46 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Danish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

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LGBTQ+ ally.

Music lessons with me are FUN! I am here to help you learn and support you along your journey.

My teaching method is special because it is tailored specifically to your needs. You are welcome if you're brand new to violin or if you've played for years.

I have been teaching privately and in music schools for 24 years and beginners are my specialty! I teach ages 5+. We learn songs that you are interested in. You will receive a balanced music education that covers all aspects of playing music.

About Mary-Elizabeth

Hello! I am a professional violin/fiddle player and singer. I have recently relocated from NYC to Los Angeles for a little more sun and sand. I have been teaching private and group classes for over 25 years, since 1995. In New York I performed and taught music classes all over Manhattan and Brooklyn

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jenny D.
Very supportive, patient and kind, can’t wait to continue our lessons
Audrey
As an adult learner who has always been interested in the violin, I have really enjoyed my experience with Mary-Elizabeth. She is a positive, patient, and encouraging teacher. We have been doing virtual lessons together and I am very impressed with how well she is able to offer corrections to my sound, posture, bow placement, etc... through a computer screen. It just goes to show how knowledgeable she is at her craft. I highly recommend Mary-Elizabeth for violin lessons.
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Jacqueline P.

18 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Violin from UCLA
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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 pass

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Rose
Jacqueline has been such a big help in so many little ways! I had a big problem with fingering and moving along the strings, but she showed me some simple techniques that have made playing enjoyable instead of all frustrating like it used to be. Definitely love and recommend her!
Nannearl
Jacqueline is fantastic. If you’re in the fence, just say yes.
Tom
Jacqueline is an amazing teacher and musician. Not only is she a master player but a gifted teacher. The two talents don't always go hand in hand. She quickly had me playing songs while also instilling the important basics of learning a good bow hand, fingering and ear training. Jae -- that's the name she goes by -- is a one of a kind find!
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Nicholas H.

79 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's in Music Performance from Georgia State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Nicholas H.

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I'm an experienced and dedicated musician, having played with Orchestras and Chamber groups throughout my state. My lessons are focused on relaxation, and am as laid back or strict as the student needs. Whether you're a beginner or advanced, shooting to be a church player or a pro, I have taught students for that and am the teacher for you.

About Nicholas

Nicholas is a professional cellist that has studied since the age of 9. He has now been teaching the cello, viola, and violin for over a decade for students of all ages, beginner to pre-college level. Throughout Nicholas’s career, he has been an active member of Honors Orchestras, Youth Symphon

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My first lesson with Nicholas was chalked full of valuable information. He is clearly very knowledgeable of his craft, and has a very easy to understand teaching style. I look forward to more lessons with him. Very satisfied.
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Mary V.

71 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Italian, Russian
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from University of Southern Maine
  • Teaching since 2011
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Mary V.

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Lesson Format

30m lesson:
Scales
Sight-Reading
Repertoire (Pieces)

45m lesson:
Scales
Sight-Reading
Etudes
Repertoire (Pieces)

60m lesson:
Scales
Finger Exercises
Etudes
Sight Reading
Repertoire (Smaller Pieces)
Concerto

Recommendations:
Beginners: One 30m session per week
Enthusiastic Beginner: Two 30m sessions per week
Intermediate Student: One 45m session per week
Advanced/Experienced Beginners: One 45m session per week
Intermediate-Advanced: One 60m session per week

Clarification about level (please read to assess yourself)

Beginner: No experience, interested in trying it out and seeing if it's for them
Enthusiastic Beginner: No experience, motivated to improve
Intermediate Student and/or Advanced Experienced Beginner Students: Students who have either already taken lessons, or perhaps are students enrolled in school programs in orchestra who have experience playing and want to add to their playing
Intermediate-Advanced: Experienced with ...

About Mary

Miss Vaillancourt is the rare combination of professional singer and certified Music Educator. She has worked in International Schools all over the world and is now a freelance soloist singing on concert and operatic stages in Europe. Recent engagements include Sofia National Opera (Small Stage) & S

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Magda
I have put my daughter in singing classes with many different teachers but none were as spectacular as Mary. She is in love with these classes and all the technique being taught in them, and I've noticed a lot of progress in her singing plus confidence in her ability. I sadly cannot afford any more classes but recommend Mary whole-heartedly to anyone that really wants to advance as a singer and have serious improvement.
Michelle W.
Mary is an excellent violin teacher. She has a firm yet kind approach with an effective method in teaching a challenging instrument. She is punctual, reliable and passionate about teaching. In short, we had a wonderful experience and highly recommend Mary!
Mae
I am a soon to be Music Education College major and Mary has helped me tremendously through that process. I have gotten into al the schools I’ve applied to and u don’t think I could have done that without her!💕
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Tamara M.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tamara M.

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Have you or your child wanted to learn to play the violin but didn't know where to start? You've found the right place. I have been playing violin since 1995, and been teaching private lessons in the upstate since 2014. I specialize in teaching beginner/intermediate violin students from young children to seasoned adults. What I love about teaching is the "light bulb" moment, where they understand something new and overcome a new challenge.

It's never too late to start.

About Tamara

My music journey began when I was four years old. I was sitting in daycare doing show and tell when my friend came in to show us her new violin. I was captivated by it, asking my friend lots of questions before going home and asked my mother for lessons. Over 20 years later, I still love the violin

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Jae B.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Violin from Rutgers University
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Jae B.

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I graduated with the Doctor of Musical Arts in Violin at Rutgers University and I teach from beginners to advanced at music schools in Hoboken and Jersey City. I love to make students interested in music and violin. Please contact me.

About Jae

I graduated with a bachelor's and master's degree with a full scholarship at the Manhattan School of Music. I completed the Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) degree in Violin at Rutgers University (Mason Gross School of the Arts) as a full scholarship recipient. I won the STRAD music magazine com

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Christina
Ms. Jae is fun, patient and insightful. I've really enjoyed taking lessons with her and have learned a lot! I would recommend Jae to any new or experienced violinist.
Colleen
Jae is the best teacher I've ever had.
She taught me music theory and violin. She uses 'Hrimali' violin book for the basic techniques and Suzuki book that I can apply my techniques in the classical famous music.
Haena Stephanie
The great teacher, Jae set a detailed plan for me, and I am improved a lot.
She taught me basic technical skills and it is really helpful to play a classical piece. I am looking forward to having the next lesson this week.
Thank you, Jae.

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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 $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $250 per hour.
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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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"I have a music background, but quit playing violin at some point.
Tigran has helped me to pick up violin after a long hiatus.
He assisted me with establishing my daily practice routine, gave a lot of valuable advice on how to redevelop my technique within the short period of time.
Definitely Tigran is an experienced, supportive and encouraging teacher."
Katya
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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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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"Ms. Rhea has been teaching my daughter for over 2 years. She is always punctual, and has way of explaining things that make music fun and easy to understand. I’m not a musician, but I can tell how much my daughter enjoys learning from Ms. Rhea!"
Kim
Took Violin lessons from Rhea C.
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"At the conclusion of 5 lessons I learned and grew more than expected from Jonathan. After not having picked up a violin in over 20 years, I am very pleased with his teaching style and attention to proper technique, especially breaking bad playing habits I picked up in adolescence. I will be purchasing more lessons from him soon to continue to grow. I highly recommend him."
Melissa
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Diane is an amazing teacher!! My two daughters (8 and 12yrs old) have been taking lessons from Diane for over 2 years and they love her lessons! Diane is very kind-hearted, very positive, and patient. They have a great violin rental and purchasing program with a very reasonable price and her husband as a professional luthier, setting up all the instruments for us and whenever the kids need to switch a violin size, they take care of it. We are very happy with Diane and it's hard to find a teacher like her."
Mayumi
Took Violin lessons from Diane G.
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"Excellent Violin learning

Mark is an experienced and excellent Violin teacher. He is very flexible, reliable, respectful, and very very patient. My daughter's violin playing has improved very much all because of Mark's teaching skills, style and professionalism."
Richard
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"I am 43 and started my first musical instrument experience with Concetta, with no background and knowledge of music theory at all. Needless to say how challenging it was at first, but with her dedication, professionalism and friendly approach, I made a significant progress in about 7 months. I am so happy to have Concetta as my violin teacher and would definitely recommend her."
Kemal
Took Violin lessons from Concetta A.
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"Araya has been a wonderful teacher for our daughter and has done a fantastic job so far! She’s very reliable, patient, and knowledgeable. She has also been very flexible with our schedule. I would highly recommend her!"
Jolene
Took Violin lessons from Araya B.
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"Great teacher, very helpful and patient. Can't recommend him enough!"
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Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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