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Jacqueline P.

17 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • 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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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!
Joshua
Jacqueline has been very patient and kind - best violin teacher ever!
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Cooper B.

4 Reviews
Valley Village, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks
  • Philosophy from University of Oregon
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cooper B.

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Do you want to play your favorite song? Are you just beginning to play violin or are you picking it up again after years of it gathering dust? Are you hoping to expand your self-expression? I can help you with that. I have 13 years of training as a classical violinist, many years of experiences in orchestral playing, two years as a touring musician in a gypsy jazz/jug band, and two years of experience teaching children with special needs. I can teach any age of beginner or intermediate student. I will make it fun for you to learn and also give you the knowledge you need in ear training, scales, and sight reading that will make you an excellent violinist. I also have experience adding violin to pop and rock music. Let's do it!

About Cooper

I am a professional musician and music teacher in Los Angeles. I've been writing, recording, and performing as a musician since I was 5. I play in a local rock/pop band as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and song writer. I have experience in classical, bluegrass/gypsy jazz, rock and pop musical sty

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David
I’ve worked with Cooper in studio and seen him perform on stage countless times. He is a prolific and multi-dimensional songwriter adept at writing and performing in a wide range of musical styles. To add to that, he is one of the best stage performers I’ve seen. I highly recommend taking lessons from him!
Linda Faye
Highly recommend.
“The pupil gets to be the star, Cooper Bombadil helps that star shine.”

I asked Cooper Bombadil if I could write a review/reference for him because I was impressed with his abilities to instruct while allowing my songwriting creativity and vision to be held as valid. He built trust and gently augmented but never overshadowed my work. Through encouraging examination of my progress, he illuminated and clarified the project rather than tailoring it to fit his own agenda.
This is a gift that should be shared to others with musical aspirations! His sensitivity, insights and solid suggestions helped me achieve a goal that had lain dormant for ten years. I am beyond satisfied with his songwriting instruction services and plan on exploring his vocal coaching!
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Brandon
Cooper is an excellent musician and very patient teacher! I highly recommend you start taking lesson with him. He’s great with all age levels and made it really fun!
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Zachary J.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance, Theatre Arts and Psychology (triple major) from Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
  • Teaching since 2001
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Zachary J.

11 Reviews
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All methods
Have played violin for over 25 years, taught for over 15 years.

About Zachary

Zachary is a multi-talented teacher and performer. He teaches violin, piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, banjo and more. As a singer/ songwriter, he has released 3 cds, tours nationally with over 100 dates per year and has shared the stage with multiple multi-Grammy award winners. He is an inspirationa

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Chance S.
Chance really enjoyed her lesson. She said Zachary was encouraging, engaging, super nice and knowledgeable. She is looking forward to next week.
Eric S.
Zach has been great to work with! I look forward to every lesson.
Chas E.
My first lesson with Zach was great! 5 stars. He asked the right questions as to what aI am looking to do. And we quickly came up with a lesson plan that with the right amount of work in my part will get me headed in the right direction. Zach does a great job of making his students feel comfortable and good about their abilities.
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Marina K.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.S. Computer Science and Mathematics from Northeastern University
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Marina K.

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I'm a great teacher for young children! I've played the violin for over 10 years and have taught professionally at a music school back home in NY. I've worked a ton with kids, from being a pre-school aid to baby-sitting special needs kids, so I am very good at keeping lessons fun and interactive. Even though I don't play professionally now, growing up with music and having orchestra class be a safe space to express myself was so impactful in shaping the adult I have become. The violin is an amazing instrument to learn and I hope I can spark enthusiasm in your child and inspire them to stay with it as they grow.

About Marina

Hi! I'm Marina and I look forward to possibly working with you! Violin: I have been playing the violin since I was in third grade and took private lessons through middle school. Starting when I was 15, I began teaching private lessons to local elementary schoolers in my area and went on to tea

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Ming-hang T.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Master of Music with Academic Honors in Violin Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ming-hang T.

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I believe in developing students’ full potential step by step, as a mentor, to inspire them to foresee a higher vision. To me, every student is an expert learner without limitations. Tailored to each student’s learning progress and needs, my lessons include practice tasks based on pedagogical principles from both the traditional approach and the Suzuki method. My top priorities in teaching include good posture and confidence to perform. I emphasize the importance of aural development by listening to recordings carefully to recognize fundamentals, such as tunes and rhythms, as well as more detailed aspects, such as articulations and tone quality. I also focus on performance practices and interpretations of each musical composition. Overall, I see every lesson as a lesson in life, equipping my students to face challenges with practicable strategies for understanding personal skills, such as patience, determination, consistency, focus, self-motivation, memory, logic, self-awareness with ...

About Ming-hang

With his lifelong visions in enriching people’s lives through music, Ming-hang is an active violinist who enjoys his passion in violin playing since the age of four. His outstanding skills and technique in violin performance, with superb communications to deliver precise teaching points at each le

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Florette A.
I have been Mr. Tam's student for a little bit over a month now and I have to say he is one of the best, if not the best, teachers that I have ever had. I am a high schooler, and I had been playing the violin for a long time by the time I started taking lessons with Mr. Tam. He wasted no time in beginning the lessons. We started off basically where I had ended with my old teacher, with advanced scales and a piece of my choosing. Throughout the weeks, he follows up by sending me an email asking if I had any questions for him before the next session the following week. He records every session and sends them to me so that I can review my mistakes and listen to the tips that he suggests. Overall, he is an amazing violinist and teacher. He has a great sense of humor and is knowledgeable in the world of classical music. He will explain things thoroughly if you do not understand and seems to take great joy in his profession.
Roxxana
The instructor is very attentive to skills and needs. He is patient and passionate as about teaching the violin. He explains things in an easy to understand manner. He was very enthusiastic about my improvement and stated how happy he was to see improvement. He is knowledgeable about his craft and comes off as a friendly and likable instructor.
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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
Julie

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"I'm an older person wanting to learn violin. I loved how Jill teaches, she's very clear on her teaching method, she's friendly and the whole lesson went by really fast I was having so much fun. I will definitely stay with her and recommend her to anyone."
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"Very friendly, knowledgably, easy going. I enjoyed the class and felt at ease. Can't wait for next weeks class."
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"Lucas is a fantastic teacher. He's very engaging with my daughter and she really feels comfortable talking with him and playing for him. I love that he is easy-going, yet really informative. Very happy we get to work with him!"
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"Iuliia is a very knowledgeable teacher. She makes the lessons very enjoyable and fun. She is an amazing musician and can really take you to the next level. She specializes in classical music and can give you lots of advise on playing with orchestras, solo, and chamber music. I definitely recommend her as an educator."
Manuel
Took Violin lessons from Iuliia M.
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"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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"Jennifer is awesome! I had a lot of fun with the lesson and she taught me a whole bunch. My confidence levels are much higher that my violin playing is going to come back to me faster than ever. What can I say, fantastic!"
Robert
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"I'm really enjoying my lessons with Jocelyn. I can tell I'm getting better much faster than the last time I tried to pick up the violin. She is a great teacher"
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