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Eric H.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Eric H.

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Enthusiastic teacher ready to teach you beginner and intermediate violin skills to get you to the next level. I've been playing the violin since 2nd grade!

About Eric

I learned the violin because I was forced to at a young age. However, I learned to love this musical instrument as it has opened so many doors for me. I'd like to share that passion with you. I have an Army background as a West Point graduate, and my teaching style will get you into shape. I was in

Angela S.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2002
  • BA Viola teaching from Conservatory of Music Rafael Orozco
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Angela S.

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After more than 12 years of teaching experience my lessons got to the perfect point of balance of being fun and educative, engaging but not overwhelming, personalized but keeping up with the national stanidards so you can see progress, you will feel like practicing and being able to play with others. Just if you want!

About Angela

Angela is a violin and viola teacher with more that 12 years of experience. She started her music studies in Spain, where she finished her Bachelor Degree in music in 2004 and where most of her performance and teaching experience was forged between the classical, contemporary and regional styles. H

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Gloria J.

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San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Gloria J.

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Every student is unique, so I will tailor the lessons to you and make it fun! I'm passing on to you the training I received from the very best master teachers of the violin. Stringed instruments are challenging, but I believe in enjoying making music at every level, while establishing a strong foundation in good technique. For learning fundamentals of music theory and ear training, we will play various rhythm and improvisational games. I have extensive background in European classical music, and I've also done quite a bit of improvisation, some fiddling, and electric violin and viola. Whether you want to be the next Joshua Bell or the next Lindsey Stirling, I can help you improve your playing. I will help you sing, dance and tell a story through your violin or viola.

About Gloria

Born into a musical family in 1966, I have extensive performance experience as a classical violinist and violist, and I've been composing my own music since 2000. I am very grateful to have studied with some of the finest teachers of violin, viola and chamber music, and I graduated in 1990 from th

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Mia Bella
Gloria has been a wonderful and inspiring teacher over a period of very formative years for me as a violinist. We first worked together for all 4 years of my undergraduate violin performance degree at Mills College from 2010-14, and Gloria helped me develop a lasting appreciation for listening deeply and developing focus for small details. We worked together on everything from solo Bach and Hindemith sonatas to concertos, chamber music, and orchestral excerpts. She has been a lasting influence in my life as a musician, and I will continue to return for musical and creative advice over the years even when I live far away.

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Gretchen M.

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Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Gretchen M.

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Music should be fun!

Every student is different, therefore every lesson is different. I strive to make sure each lesson is geared directly to the needs and skills of the student. If the student has enough skills they will have some input into what they are playing. Everyone should be playing something they really enjoy.

About Gretchen

I love teaching music! It is my life and sharing it with students is very rewarding to me. I believe that music should be taught with patience and encouragement, not demands and stress. It is always a good time to start music. *** Studio Equipment *** Dedicated music studio w/ stands, violin,

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Marina H.

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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Marina H.

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I have been teaching violin lessons for 36 years after graduating from Kherson music college in Ukraine. I was trained in traditional method with a focused approach to posture, detailed technique and bow distribution, which all together creates a beautiful sound.
Because of this approach many of my students have received music scholarships.
I love what I do and my students stay with me for many years because they see the value in learning from me.

About Marina

I have been teaching for 36 years after graduating form Kherson music college in Ukraine. Where I have been trained in a traditional method with a detailed approach to the technique, posture and bow distribution, which creates a beautiful sound. Because of this approach many of my students have re

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Ginger
Both my daughters loved violin with Marina (8 years of lessons)! She is patient with beginners and inspiring with advanced students.
Makell
I have been playing the violin for 9 years, and 3 of those years Marina Hallows was my teacher. In those years she has taught me more than previous teachers. She possesses many good qualities for teaching, I especially like her way about technique. Since applying her method I've improved dramatically, and do not regret taking lessons from her. Because of Marina, my playing is much more advanced.
Katelin
I have played violin for 16 years, and took lessons from Marina for about 3 of them. I learned more in those 3 years about posture, technique, position, intonation, etc. than I ever did before then. She is very particular to detail and requires you to do your best whether in person or online. I was challenged to exceed and grow far beyond the things I had previously learned, and began to be quite advanced in my playing thanks to Marina's teachings.

Zachary J.

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

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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 inspiration

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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.
James A.
Great experience with Zach. I'm still learning how to sing properly, though.
Aubrey C.
Great with kids!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Oakland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Oakland 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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"I really appreciate Lucy Lu, my violin teacher. she is what one would expect for a violin teacher specially if you're like me 68 years and no experience whatsoever with the instrument. Had I stayed in Los Angeles, I see no problem in continuing taking lessons from her because I know that sooner or later, I would learn despite my busy schedule as a tax accountant. Thank you Lucy. I will miss you."
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Took Violin lessons from Lucy L.
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"BEST music teacher ever! Seeri started my son with violin when he was 8 and a half. Since then, he has not stopped thriving with violin and he got into a good orchestra besides his school's less than a year after she started teaching him. She is a natural with children (my son is not easy to lead), kind, playful and yet very focused and intense; firm but always gentle. She LOVES her instrument and music in general. She teaches everything, theory included. A pure gem of a teacher and a rare person."
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Took Violin lessons from seeri G.
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"Tigran is a skillful, kind, patient and honest teacher. I’m a beginning adult learner and have been progressing very quickly with his help. Tigran’s teaching is structured and organized while keeping the lessons challenging and interesting enough to want to keep going. I value his time and knowledge. I also intend to continue learning the violin from Tigran for the long term. HIGHLY recommend!"
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Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"Susanna is a gifted and helpful teacher as well as a friendly person. You’ll be happy taking lessons with her!"
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Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"My daughter shared that she liked Lily and Lily knew her stuff! Very satisfied with the first lesson."
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Took Violin lessons from Lily F.
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"I thought Violins were hard to learn, but that all changed when I started as a beginner with JoAnne as my teacher. She made it easy for me to understand well."
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Took Violin lessons from JoAnne H.
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"My young daughter has been taking lessons from Lisa for awhile now. She is absolutely wonderful with her. She teaches her not only how to play the violin, but also the history of music along with it. She is very knowledgeable. My daughter has progressed a tremendous amount since she started violin lessons with her. I would highly reccomend Lisa as an instructor for students of all ages!"
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Took Violin lessons from Lisa C. B.
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"Brooke is an incredible teacher! My kids have been getting lessons from her from 2 years, and we absolutely love her! The way she works with her students makes it very apparent that she plans through every lesson carefully, and sets goals for each student individual achievements."
Ciara
Took Violin lessons from Brooke S.
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"She is ONE super sweet and very Kind person. It was my first lesson on violin ever - so I was making a bunch of errors from holding the violin and moving the bow. She was very patient with me and explained very nice.
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Tasfia
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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