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Laura R.

3 Reviews
Spring Valley, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish, Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: 4 and up
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Laura R.

3 Reviews
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beginners to intermediate levels

About Laura

I am a multi-instrumentalist and have been teaching piano since 1998. My students' ages range from 4 to 60+. I have been a musician for the majority of my lifetime, having started playing piano at age five. As a multi-instrumentalist I teach piano, clarinet, violin and guitar. I have also taught e

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Karen L.
Loved my first lesson!
Lorissa
Laura has a great sense of humor, which comes in handy when I am not doing as well as I would like. She is a very patient teacher, as well as creative in her teaching strategies. When I was taking lessons with her she was studying music at SDSU and utilized her fresh education in our sessions. Also, her at home studio serves as a relaxing setting, which was just my style.
Augie Monroy M.
I really enjoy going to my lessons. Laura is very patient, with great knowledge and a great personality. I am a 58 years old violin student and I want to learn more about the violin so that I can play at my Church. Her classes are fantastic and I know I will be playing in front of the congregation soon. I highly recommend her style whether you are a child, young adult or older like me. IT IS FUN!!
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Nader T.

10 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English and Persian, I speak Persian
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nader T.

10 Reviews
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In my one hour of comprehensive teaching, students learn extensively the techniques of the violin, including tone production, vibrato, musicality and pieces of music which are chosen from standard violin literature or Suzuki books. The whole idea is to get students to look at the whole learning process as a fun activity, and very soon they acquire the ability to produce beautiful sounds, correct intonation and strong vibrato. In addition to the above, I conduct some some ear-training exercises to improve intonation as well.

About Nader

I am a violinist and composer. I have trained more than 1200 students in more than twenty five years of my teaching carrier. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson includes scales, arpeggios, etudes, duets and a new piece of music from different eras of music. I emphasize on tone production, correc

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Megan S.
Nader was fantastic! I took Violin lessons for a few years from a couple different teachers, and he taught me new, interesting things I'd never learned before. He's also very patient and nice.
Carolina V.
He is very patient and has excellent communication skills. I have no knowledge of how to play the violin or music of any kind. After my first lesson I strongly feel he will be my private instructor for many years to come. I left with proper technique of how this instrument is to be cared for and good posture when practicing. He also informed me of the books we will be incorporating into my lessons. Most importantly homework is given and he is very patient and explains everything at your level.
Kira
I was very pleased with my first lesson with Nader. He is very kind and patient. We covered some basic points with what we'll be covering for my lessons with the cello. His instructions and explanations of technique is very clear I feel my lessons with him will be very beneficial and enjoyable.

Shahrzad P.

8 Reviews
Poway, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Persian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Shahrzad P.

8 Reviews
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Students can expect to learn the fundamentals of the Violin. The love of the Violin will be something my students will experience.I like to provide a first class experience that my students learn to love and will cause them to embrace Violin for a life time.

About Shahrzad

Shahrzad P. was born in 1983 in Tehran,Iran and she started playing Violin at a young age. Her passion for Violin and her natural abilities created an opportunity for her at a young age to enter Tehran Music Conservatory. She was taught by two major Russian professors: Mamuka Dolidzeh and Lika Ka

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Elle W.
We absolutely love and adore her as an instructor. We enjoyed her so much we scheduled a lesson the very next day. She is warm, friendly and patient. I am amazed by how much she taught my daughter in just two lessons. We look forward to having her as an instructor for years. Absolutely the best instructor ever!
Nathan S.
Shahrzad has a way of keeping my 11 y.o. son engaged throughout the entire lesson. He has fun, but at the same time he is being challenged. He practices without us even asking,. He will start orchestra in middle school this year and I know he will be ready!
Shirley Y.
Shahrzad was excellent. She teaches with great passion and knows what to point out on my weakness. Not only is she thorough, she also knows when to demonstrate the piece of music. I really enjoyed my lesson with her. Thank you.

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Jill Z.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor's of Music in Violin Performance from Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jill Z.

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Students can start with me as a beginner or as an advanced student looking to learn new practice skills, new technique, skills, and bow strokes. Students work on reading music, music theory, solo music, scales, exercises for tone and coordination, vibrato, sight reading, rhythm, audition music, and orchestral music. I have zoom performances several times a year. I teach a variety of music styles such as jazz, classical, romantic period music, 20th Century music, contemporary music, bluegrass, Celtic, Irish Fiddle, Scottish Fiddle, movie music, and popular music. I recommend many youth orchestras in the area that I encourage my students to join. I help students work on audition music for All Southern Youth Orchestra and All State Youth Orchestras and other Youth Orchestras and university auditions. I go at the student's pace and have started out many beginners that have reached Suzuki Book 10 level.

About Jill

Open only for weekly online lessons using Zoom.or Google Meet. Weekly lessons are recurring on the same day and time for each week. Jill has been teaching music privately since 2002. Some of her students have won concerto competitions and music awards, music scholarships and participate in local

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Chloe
I'm the gramma of Chloe (the student)who is 12 yrs old and taking Viola lessons from Jill over Zoom for home school. And I have to say as I was listening in the background I was thinking, Wow! It's as if they're old friends already! She has a very reassuring and friendly personality. And Chloe already learned something in that first lesson when Jill was trying to assess Chloe's abilities. I'm sure you'll immediately like her teaching abilities as much as we do.
Renee M.
Jill is just amazing! She breaks things down for me in session to help me develop my skills in a manner that helps the information just sick. She is always so patient and has such a great sense of humor.
Jason R.
My daughter has been learning from Jill to play violin for more than five years and she has improved dramatically over that time. She also takes piano lessons with Jill which has fed her musical curiosity. Jill is patient, positive, and an expert in her craft. Great teacher!!!

Tania M.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Romanian
  • Teaches students 4 to 50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tania M.

7 Reviews
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As a violin teacher, I love helping my students achieve their goals!
I believe not only the results matter, but also the journey. I focus my lessons on helping the student learn and have a deeper understanding of music theory, harmony, rhythm, technique, and how all those apply to the violin. I specialize in classical music and I use methods such as Suzuki, Essential Elements, and many others to help you become a better violinist. The lessons take place in a relaxed and fun setting :)

About Tania

I have been playing the violin for more than 20 years but my love for teaching started about 10 years ago! I became fascinated with teaching as not only I have learned so much about myself as a musician and person but most importantly I have learned how to help my students become better musicians.

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Geraldine *.
Tania is wonderful! She's patient and her teaching methods are easy to follow. I would highly recommend her to any future students!
Alessandra Norris
First class was a great experience! Super engaging, charismatic and motivating!
Erin
Tania has been so amazing. We have only had one in home session before the COVID-19 restrictions came about. She has basically had to teach both myself and my daughter how to tune and play the violin. Her patience and creativity have been so helpful. My daughter is 6, and her attention span is not the greatest. I really appreciate Tania's patience and ability to keep her focused and engaged.
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Marisa I.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Doctor of Music Arts in Violin Performance from University of Colorado Boulder, College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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Marisa I.

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I am an experienced violinist of 24 years, and have performed nationally and internationally in locations such as Carnegie Hall, Europe, and Asia. I am a passionate and experienced teacher, and have worked with students of all ages and levels. I can't wait to help you on your musical journey!

For all my students, I strive to cultivate independence of thought and creativity so that they can communicate their ideas to the highest musical and technical degree. My pedagogy promotes proper and relaxed positioning of the violin, strong rhythmic integrity, and active listening. My goal is for all students to develop their own musical voices, which in turn makes learning music and the violin fun and engaging!

All lessons will incorporate theory, technique and repertoire. Practice recordings specifically tailored to you will also be available to help practice be fun and engaging!

About Marisa

Dr. Marisa is an avid performer, educator, and entrepreneur based in Houston, TX. As a teacher, she is passionate about cultivating a love for music in her students. As a performer in the internationally renowned Carpe Diem String Quartet and co-founder of the arts non-profit Austin Camerata, she i

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Ingrid Anderson
I was lucky to take lessons with Marisa for two years during my undergraduate music degree at CU Boulder. Not only is Marisa a wonderful and knowledgeable violinist, she is a intuitive and warm teacher. Marisa took my musicality to the next level and helped me develop proper, tension-free technique. Marisa's advice helped me to practice more effectively on my own, and I always felt inspired after our lessons. I would highly recommend Marisa as a teacher for violinists of any level!
Kylie
Dr Marisa has been teaching me for three years now. She is very good at explaining the pieces, and giving a short history lesson about how it was developed. This helps me learn and memorize the piece faster for recitals and performances. Despite the setbacks of COVID-19, she has still continued being an excellent teacher for me.
Kendalia
Throughout my entire music experience, Marisa is one of the best violin teachers I've ever had. She taught me how to listen and improve the sound I was producing, correct my bow hold, overcome my performance anxiety, and much more. I would highly recommend Marisa, no matter what your experience is with the violin.

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in National City is $75. 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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"Great teacher

She has a very good way to teach children. We almost give up to learnt violin after taking private classes in 92y that my 5 years old didn't liked. After few weeks with Zhana my daughter told me she love violin."
Joanna
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"Nikita is the instructor you are looking for. I have been taking lessons with Nikita for three months now and his instruction is leading to some nice progress.
He explains everything so clearly and has unlimited patience.
He is a very encouraging teacher and is his feedback is constructive about what is working well and how to improve.
And he has a great sens of humour.
I always look forward to our lesson."
Mikael
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"This was our first lesson and Shannon did a great job assessing my son's needs and teach him in a manner he could relate."
Jay
Took Violin lessons from Shannon S.
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"Sylvia is a great teacher. She is patient and firm and our kids learned quickly with her technique."
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Took Violin lessons from Sylvia W.
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"We got our daughter a violin for Christmas and she was kind of nervous for her first lesson. Chenyu immediately put her at ease. Sh is very patient and explains things very well. Looking forward to the next lesson"
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Took Violin lessons from Chenyu Z.
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"Dr. Kim is a encyclopedia of Galamian based knowledge."
Amy
Took Violin lessons from Chin K.
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"We had our first lesson for our daughter with Regina, and after Regina had left, our daughter was pumped to keep the lessons going. Regina was very encouraging and a great teacher!"
Abby
Took Violin lessons from Regina H.
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"She was really nice."
LeeAnn
Took Violin lessons from Chenyu Z.
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"Great pleasure working with Kelvin

Kelvin is not only an amazing, kind-hearted, smart and trustworthy person but he is also one of the best musicians I have seen around the Chicago area. I have been in the music business for most of my life having taken many violin and piano lessons from different people and Kelvin has to be the most patient musician I have collaborated with yet. I recommend Kelvin to anyone looking to learn to play music - young - and - old. He is extremely passionate about music and continuously never fails to inspire me."
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Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"I had my first lesson with Theresa. It was great. She was patient and encouraging. I can't wait for my next lesson."
Maria
Took Violin lessons from Theresa S.
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