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Kimberly B.

22 Reviews
Roseville, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance from Sacramento State University
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Kimberly B.

22 Reviews
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Are wondering why every time you hit a certain note, it squeaks, or crunches, or sounds glassy? Or maybe you can't quite read the notes. Perhaps you are no stranger to the instrument, but need improvement of musicianship, expression, etc. Let me help you master the skills you're trying to achieve. With my help, you can make breathtaking music!

About Kimberly

I grew up in a household of 9 where music was always center stage. We would sing as a family in different venues and were often called the VonTrapp family. I have enjoyed singing and performing from a young age. I began studying flute at age 8, after scoring highest in the harmony listening exam an

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Allison
Kimberly was so good with my daughter. We are looking forward to more lessons with her!
Stuart W.
I have been working with Kim for a few weeks and I have learned a tremendous amount and can hear the difference every week as I progress. I enjoy the process she applies to keep it positive and fun yet learn the proper fundamentals required to perform well. I actually tried a few vocal teachers and Kim with her wisdom and experience made it simple who to go with!!
Diana O.
Ensures one has a strong foundation of violin knowledge. Patient and kind. Love this instructor!

Hollis H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Hollis H.

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Hello! I've been performing for 21 years and teaching for 15 years. Teaching has always been a passion for me! Whether you're an adult trying the violin or viola for the first time, or a dedicated student aiming to major in music, I can adapt my approach to suit your needs. I will help you build confidence in your playing through presenting attainable goals each week, while also providing appropriate challenges. I aim to help you feel comfortable and natural as you play by prioritizing proper posture and technique.

I have a Master's degree from the Peabody Conservatory in Violin Performance with an emphasis in pedagogy. I have performed in the U.S.A. and Europe, with well-known artists such as Andrea Bocelli, Yo-Yo Ma, Itzahk Perlman, and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. My teacher training includes the Suzuki method (registered for books 1-5) and the Mark O'Connor method (certified for books 1-2).

My hope is that the violin or viola becomes a constant source of inspiration and ...

About Hollis

Violinist, pianist, composer, and teacher Hollis received her Master of Music degree in Violin Performance/Pedagogy from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University as a student of Herbert Greenberg. She studied at Converse College for her Bachelor of Music degree with Sarah Johnson where she

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Emily
Mrs. Hollis is a very kind and patient instructor. She is great at teaching technique and important skills that have to be learned in order to play the violin at your best. My son Ben absolutely loves taking lessons with her and he has learned so much. She is so professional, talented and has so much experience! She is a perfect instructor for anyone who would like to learn to Play the violin!
Olivia
Mrs. Hammonds is such a wonderful teacher! I came to her when I just started high school and was overwhelmed with joy when I found such a great teacher. Focusing on memorization, technique, and working on a solid foundation even after playing for 10 years prior, really reflected in my playing. I think she was the teacher who really showed me why I wanted to play violin and set my foundation up to improve more and more even today!
Kim
As an adult student that let my violin sit idle for too many years, Hollis was able to help me regain some basics skills and build upon them to re-learn different playing styles. Her approach was refreshing and focused on helping me re-learn some classical pieces that were familiar to my background. In addition, she introduced some jazz and fiddle pieces that I was interested in branching out with and worked with me to fine tune bowing techniques for each style.
I would highly recommend Hollis as an instructor for anyone starting out or looking to improve upon existing skills!
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Erin C.

42 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Erin C.

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I teach scales, technique, shifting, vibrato, tonal exercises, solo pieces, and theory. I also teach group ensembles, trios, quartets, etc., in Classical, Religious, Fiddle, Pop. I help students with their school orchestral music and audition pieces also.

About Erin

My name is Erin. I am a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Music, with a concentration in Violin. I began studying violin at the age of six. I have performed with small chamber ensembles, orchestras, quartets, and trios. I enjoy playing for churc

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Natalie
Erin is very patient and full of great ideas. She has helped me tremendously in only a few short lessons.
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Ray R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Ray R.

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About Ray

Hello! My name is Ray, I'm 31 years old, and was born in Queens, NY. I studied classical music for many years as a youngster at the Aaron Copeland School of Music college preparatory program. During this program I was introduced to Jazz, and around the same time began experimenting with synth

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Cynthia
Ray is an amazing teacher. My 11-year-old has high-functioning autism and has a great interest in learning music. I was hesitant to hire just any teacher, as many teachers don't have the patience and understanding to work with special needs kids. However, Ray has been not only patient, but he has an exceptional way of teaching my son in a way that he would understand and retain the information. Ray is creative, intuitive, and experienced. My son is very happy and enjoys the lesson every single time. Thanks Ray.
Maximus
Awesome!!!!!!!! So sweet! Cool hair : ))
Eden H.
My daughter is loving her cello lessons with Ray even more than she expected. She feels she is really improving.
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Yordan T.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Russian, English, Bulgarian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Yordan T.

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Yordan has been teaching violin and viola for more than ten years. He holds a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from Lynn University Conservatory of Music. Born in Bulgaria, Yordan has performed on stages across the world since he began playing at age 6. He has appeared as soloist with various orchestras, including the National Repertory Orchestra, the Dali International Festival Orchestra, and the Lynn Philharmonia and he is frequently invited as a guest artist at music festivals across the United States. He can be heard on the recently released recording, Caldera with Ice Cave with the music of Paul Reale (MSR Classics). Yordan currently resides in Boca Raton and plays in the Southwest Florida Symphony, the Sarasota Orchestra, and the Palm Beach Symphony.
Coming from a family of educators, teaching has always been one of Yordan’s greatest passions and he welcomes the opportunity to work with all ages and levels of musical background.

Yordan offers 30 and 60 minutes

About Yordan

Yordan has been teaching violin and viola for more than ten years. He holds a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from Lynn University Conservatory of Music. Born in Bulgaria, Yordan has performed on stages across the world since he began playing at age 6. He has appeared as soloist with

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Christine W.
Yordan, was excellent! He is clear, concise, patient and friendly. A lovely, talented, motivating and patient guy. And....I learned a tremendous amount from him.

Christine W.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Ministries from Pensacola Christian College
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Christine W.

5 Reviews
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I've been teaching Viola for 3 years, and my students have gone on to join school orchestras. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play "Twinkle Twinkle" and as time goes on you'll be able to play a Bach Minuet. I specialize in Classical music, typically use the Suzuki Method and the companion I Can Read Music books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: music stand and finger tapes. I love working with students of all ages, and I can't wait to meet you!
If you are in need of an instrument, we may use one of your purchased lessons to meet at a local instrument provider to test out instruments.

About Christine

Christine has been teaching private lessons since 2013 and is currently available to teach lessons at her home studio. Christine has helped students achieve confidence in their playing, perform songs with effortless execution, master technical skills, and prepare for recitals. Christine received

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Linda
Christine was great1. It was my first lesson and we jumped right in. She is patient and encouraging and easy to understand.
Adam
My son had the first lesson with Christine today and he really enjoyed it
Christine was professional and accommodating to my son needs.
He is already looking forward to his next lesson.
Fidelle
Christine is great with my children. She helped my high-school student with his orchestra audition (with her coaching, he made it into the highest orchestra at his school). She also helped launch my middle school aged daughter as she started up with viola. Christine is terrific with communication, flexible when possible with scheduling, and is as friendly as a long lost auntie. Her teaching style is gentle and encouraging.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Orangevale, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Orangevale is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $117 per hour.
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$54 average
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"I am enjoying my lessons with Edna! She tailors the lesson to what I'm trying to achieve. Thank you, Edna."
Joanne
Took Viola lessons from Edna B.
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"I just completed my first lesson with Elisa. I felt so good at the end of the lesson. As an adult learner, I am often uncomfortable with my beginner skill levels and end up feeling embarrassed and apologetic when working with a teacher (silly I know). But she did not make me feel this way at all.

She quickly assessed where I was with my playing and identified quick and easy technical practices to enhance my technique as well as took in my own personal goals. I feel super motivated to practice and look forward to my next lesson with her. I'm so glad I found her!"
Sherry
Took Viola lessons from Elisa B.
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"I first met Krizstina playing a gig. I made a technical inquiry and her advice and suggestion(s) made an immediate difference; the rest is history. Krisztina is not only very knowledgeable and sensitive in her teaching, but she knows how to relate concepts so that the student grasps and understands. Since my time with Krizstina, my playing has made notable changes, not only to me, but to others as well (according to them). Krizstina is always prepared, pleasant, professional and open to suggestions."
Hennigan
Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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"I learned so much and enjoyed my lessons."
Grace
Took Viola lessons from Virginia A.
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"My son has taken viola from Miss Calvino for several years now. She has made it fun for him. He has learned a lot and has even begun playing in church some now. He plays multiple instruments and the viola has been most difficult. Having Miss Calvino as a teacher has helped take the pressure off because she wants him to enjoy it, not just perfect it. She is very encouraging to him, which makes him want to keep working to improve."
Pamela
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth C.
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"Emily is patient, motivating, encouraging, and knowledgeable - a terrific teacher in every way!"
Anne
Took Viola lessons from Emily B.
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"Great instructor. Our daughter loved her lesson and can't wait for her next one!"
Lily
Took Viola lessons from Danielle F.
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"Concetta is clear, helpful, and experienced. I feel that I will learn a lot. Instruction is a good blend between focused and flexible."
Sara
Took Viola lessons from Concetta A.
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"Miss Susanna is very nice and very patient- even when I'm being super ADHD! She also doesn't over or underestimate me, which I very much appreciate."
Claire
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"As a complete novice but a bit older than most students, I really appreciated Ms. Amato's patience and willingness to tailor lessons to those things I would find most fulfilling but that would still provide the skills I need to improve my playing."
Kathleen
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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