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Kyle C.

5 Reviews
Hughson, CA
Starting at $30
  • B.A. Music Education / Music Composition from CSU Stanislaus
  • Awarded 1st Place Award in Art Music Category from Modesto Junior College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kyle C.

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I teach basic through intermediate violin using the Essential Elements repertoire and my own personalized string exercises. Group lessons are available but I do not teach Suzuki. For the specific times and days for group lessons please contact me first.

About Kyle

Hello potential students! I have a B.A. in instrumental music education and composition. I have taught private lessons for over 12 years. Teaching private music lessons is my primary job, so I have much experience and wisdom compared to teachers who teach "on the side." Students of all ages stay wi

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Amanda M.
Kyle is very patient and good with teaching my daughter the violin.
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Monica
Kyle is a great piano teacher! He is very patient with my 12-year old son. Just yesterday he referred to him as “fun Kyle” because he teaches him small songs on the side that he can show friends and family or are for upcoming holidays. He’s always punctual and respectful of our family and home. I’m grateful to have found him!
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Elisa B.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Finnish
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elisa B.

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Quality teaching by professional violin teacher with long time teaching experience. Accepting all levels from beginners to advanced students. Classical, Suzuki and fiddling methods used. Bringing teaching expertise from Finland!

About Elisa

Violin Teacher's Certificate - Sibelius Academy, Finland Suzuki Teacher Training - Marylhurst University, OR Classical and Suzuki options - starting Suzuki students as early as 3 yrs old. Teaching Suzuki Books 1-11. Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels I am using classical method books

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Jeffery M.
This weeks practice was very helpful and encouraging I cannot wait to do the spring recital !
Jeffery M.
Hi this is Lia and I really enjoy taking lessons from Elisa with my grandpa and there's lots of fun activities to do a long the way! So I and my grandpa totally reccomend
-Lia
Jeffery M.
Elisa is a great teacher I would reccomend! -Lia N.
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Emmaleigh L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Social Studies Education from Brigham Young University
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Emmaleigh L.

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Music has always inspired and motivated me. In my house growing up there was an old violin that sat in the corner of our front room, unplayed and untouched. My parents had bought it for my older sister with the little money they had from my father's fisherman wages. A month or two later it went back in its case and shoved in a place that was easy to overlook. 10 years later, I opened the case, found a teacher, and joined a beginner orchestra. 11 years later and I still find the violin as inspiring and beautiful as it was that first day. However, it wasn't always easy. Violin lessons were paid out of my own pocket, time was sacrificed for practice and eventually, an advanced violin was needing to be bought. Violin has always been a symbol of self sacrifice and motivation in my life.

These circumstances have become the foundation of the teaching methods I use for my students. The beginning of each lesson, we work together to create goals that stretch the student while keeping them ...

About Emmaleigh

Hello! My name is Emmaleigh and I have been playing violin for 11 years and teaching for 4 years. I am halfway through my undergraduate course as an Education Major and spend my spare time at jam sessions, slack lining at the park, biking, and spending time with my husband. I love all kinds of viol

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Akiko K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Awarded Distinguished Musician Award from IBLA Grand Prize Competiition
  • Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music
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Akiko K.

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Experienced teacher and concert violinist, works with beginner to advanced students. Graduate of Manhattan School of Music & Yale University. I help students become their own best teachers, develop their ear and learn a natural technique to communicate the music most effectively. Technique is applied in the context of the music, and students will learn to develop and apply their musical instincts and gain an organic understanding of musical style, history, theory, and performance.

About Akiko

I am a professional classical violinist and chamber musician, and have been teaching both privately and at music schools. I have been performing for over 10 years in much of the Northeastern United States, and share my performing experience and enthusiasm for classical music with my students. I gra

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Melody Qian
Akiko taught me to play the viola when I was just getting started! She's so considerate with helping you get the fundamentals of not only technique, but also posture and how to stretch so that I wouldn't get sore. It's something that's stuck with me for years. I've never met another teacher who has helped me develop my musicality or talked with me about music theory as much as Akiko, and it's so important to know these things to play honestly and understand the music! Honestly you couldn't ask for a better teacher!! I'm so grateful to have learned my instrument with her. Thank you so much :)
Julie
I’ve been taking lessons with Akiko for the past two and a half years as an adult beginner. I’ve played other instruments all my life and have had many teachers, so I can say with great confidence that she is a uniquely talented teacher. Akiko is equally adept at diagnosing and addressing technique problems as she is at teaching musicality. She also knows when to redirect your attention from one to the other—and it is amazing to discover how looking at the big picture and being reminded to play the music can address a seemingly intractable technique problem. Akiko does not just teach you to play the violin. She teaches you to play music, which is probably the reason that you are playing the violin in the first place. I cannot emphasize the value of this enough. You don’t have to be a technical virtuoso before you begin to express yourself artistically. Akiko has so much to offer for advanced violinists as well. The way she brings music theory to life in whatever piece you’re working on will transform your interpretation of anything else you play. She gives you the tools to create your own organic interpretation in a way that also fits with the piece and its historical context. I find every lesson to be reinvigorating. When at times I have become stuck or frustrated, Akiko has always helped me to take a different tack and find freedom again. I feel grateful for the opportunity to work with her. She both an incredible teacher and a talented artist!
Rachael T.
I took lessons from Akiko for over a year as a beginner-intermediate violin player. Under Akiko’s tutelage, I was able to play as lead violin in my school orchestra concerts and pass my violin exams. Akiko’s kind and encouraging personality strengthened my confidence in playing the violin. I’ve had experience with other teachers but Akiko helped me to really further my relationship with music. Her enthusiasm for music has definitely rubbed off on me and I couldn’t be more grateful for having Akiko as my teacher! I wholeheartedly recommend Akiko to anyone looking to pick up the violin, intermediate players, and those who are more advanced.
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Ashlyn O.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded Presser Undergraduate Scholar from Boston University
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Ashlyn O.

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I’m an experienced and knowledgeable teacher, having offered violin instruction for over 12 years. I'm here to help unlock your full potential by providing the technical guidance and musical inspiration you need in order to succeed. Complete beginners to advanced players are welcome!

About Ashlyn

Hi! I have been teaching private violin lessons for the past 12 years to beginners and adults! I am currently a freelancer in New York City, as well as working for an artist management company. I began teaching privately after working with the Boston Youth Symphony’s Intensive Community Program.

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Karen Weiner
I have been taking lessons with Ashlyn for about 7 months now and she has truly been the best violin teacher I could have hoped for! She is not only good at teaching and helping me improve my playing, but she is also a really nice person and we get along very well. I look forward to every lesson and always learn a lot and have fun. Unfortunately, I leave for college soon so I will no longer be able to take lessons with Ashlyn, I will miss her a lot.
Aria B.
We are very happy with Ms. Ashlyn. She has a great manner with my 8 year old, who looks forward to her violin classes and wants to practice for her teacher :)
Alexandra M.
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Ashlyn is my violin teacher,she is amazing!!!She has been my teacher for about 3 months.She is very good at what she does,patient,great communication,reliable and extremely talented..I was reluctant to take a class at my age,I was scared that my teacher would not be patient with me,however I 'm so glad I did.When I met Ashlyn she made it easier for me to continue and not give up my dream of learning how to play the violin!!

Salvador B.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Salvador B.

22 Reviews
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Online Violin Teacher

I teach violin from ages 3 and up in North Texas.

About Salvador

I am a professional musician and educator. I have always enjoyed and been eager to share the musical knowledge that I learned from the very first music lesson I ever had; this feeling in me has never changed. I simply love to help people who want to learn new instruments. I am patient and encourag

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Jordan
Teacher wasn't at location yet I've still paid!
Patti
I had my very first lesson today with Sal, and I’m excited about some very cute things he taught me in just a short period of time. He is very talented, approachable, enjoyable to work with, and knows what he’s doing. I look forward to learning and growing with him.
Felix
This brief lesson was helpful, especially since its my first time learning. I learned a few chords and now have some homework to do. Very personable and straightforward! I just moved back to Dallas and needing some instructions to finally get started.

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Oakdale 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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"I am an international student living in the US, and teacher Anna is incredibly patient, nice, and fun to learn with. I have around 8 months being her student and even though I had cancelled multiple lessons due a variety of reasons, I am about to finish Suzuki 1 and I already started another book. Learning something new when you are in your late teens might be hard, but with her I have improved a lot and I feel happy with my skills. I think that she can adapt easily to any kind of student while still making them learn what she wants them to. Also whenever I have a question or need something, she will always answer within one day without having to wait until the next lesson, which makes learning a lot easier."
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Took Violin lessons from Anna P.
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"Dr Kalantzi is very patient and instructive. She always encourages and challenges. I have been taking lessons for three years and have learned so much from her. She tries to tailor her lessons to the musical tastes of the student to keep you engaged in the lessons. Dr Kalantzi is a wonderful instructor!"
Lynn
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"Keiko was my son first violin teacher in New York. She was a very experienced and professional violin teacher. She taught my son patiently and gave instruction detailly. My son loved to have Keiko’s violin lesson. It was very sad that my son couldn’t have Keiko’s lesson due to we relocated to our hometown."
Lam
Took Violin lessons from Keiko T.
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"We had our first lesson with Yakov last week (2 four year olds), and he was wonderful. Not only did he teach them a lot about their instruments (violin), but he was able to keep them engaged and interested for the full hour. Both kids cannot wait to go back and my son even asked me why his lesson is only once a week!"
Sasha
Took Violin lessons from Yakov D.
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"Incredible Training - A Perfect Match

We interviewed many teachers, and then I found Larisa. Providing incredible training in classical techniques combined with a spirit of playfulness and fun, she’s been the perfect teacher for my daughter"
Linda
Took Violin lessons from Larisa K.
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"Alexandra is a wonderful instructor. She's so patient and kind with my 6 year old daughter and makes the lessons enjoyable. I highly recommend her!"
Cathy
Took Violin lessons from Alexandra K.
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"Hallie is absolutely awesome! I feel like I'm learning so quickly and getting the hang of things easily. She's a very patient, talented, and nurturing teacher who is quick to point out strengths in your playing and in turn help weaknesses also become strengths."
Kandice Van Dyke
Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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"I love his supportive and positive nature."
Courtney
Took Violin lessons from Kostadin D.
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"Rebeka is an intelligent, passionate, and competent teacher."
Chris
Took Violin lessons from Rebeka D.
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"Let's just say i left my 1st lesson knowing that I was in good hands.

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