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Armen M.

8 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English,Russian,Armenian, Russian
  • High school from Tchaikovsky school of music
  • Teaching since 1988
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Armen M.

8 Reviews
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Hello. Welcome to my class. This is your time to shine and create music together.

About Armen

Armen M. was born in Armenia, and began playing the violin at the age of seven. From thereon out, Armen received his B.A.and M.A. degrees from Yerevan State Conservatory in Armenia and Artist diploma from Longy school of Music in Cambridge MA. With an impressive background, awards, and distinctions

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Max
Armen has been great with my beginner child! Able to do basic introduction at child level, amazing!
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I had a great first lesson with Armen.
He immediately identified some areas of improvement and I really liked his style which is rigorous, demanding and rewarding at the same time.
Can't wait to our next lesson,

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I was Impressed beyond my expectations.

Tigran N.

32 Reviews
Granada Hills, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian, Armenian
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tigran N.

32 Reviews
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*** Lesson Details ***
I strongly believe that, if every child would be provided with an ideal environment, would gain extraordinary ability. There are no exceptions. No one can tell how able man is by the nature. What is known is the ability that is spoiled or developed. It cannot be denied that most children speak their native languages beautifully by learning about 3000-4000 words by age 5 or 6. Nothing can clearer demonstrate of the original power of the human mind. Through the years of studying and teaching music I realized that this is the most important concept for developing each kid's talent, to increase his or her ability to the maximum. Therefore I am combining the great methods of teaching violin. The Suzuki method and the Russian school method. Suzuki method helps at the earliest stage of playing an instrument and I am using later Russian school method for more advanced period of studying.

*** Online Lessons: Intermediate and Advanced students ONLY

About Tigran

Noted violinist and gifted educator. Studied with H. Harutyunyan and V. Khachatryan, students of the great violinist L. Kogan. Tigran N. has been teaching Violin and Viola to students of all ages for over 15 years. He received his Master's degree in Music Performance from The Komitas State Conser

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Katherine
Tigray was very professional yet friendly. My son really enjoyed his first lesson with him.
Hadria S.
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!
Gabe L.
Tigran is patient and pays attention to detail. I would highly recommend him.
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Francesca C.

5 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • BM in Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Francesca C.

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I love working with a range of kids to adults. I teach music theory and a variety of styles of music entirely dependent on what the student is looking for.

About Francesca

I am a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. I have a Bachelor's in Music from Berklee College and am going back to school in September at Cal State Northridge to get a degree in Music Therapy! My goal is to work with patients with Alzheimer's. I love playing covers of music from the

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Bryant Y.
Lucy P.
Francesca is super talented, kind and patient as a teacher!
James H.
Francesca is very patient and provides a stress free learning environment. I'm having a lot of fun with these lessons and not stressing out.

I have zero music background and even less musical talent. If she can help me learn guitar, she can teach anyone!

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Teresa B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Teresa B.

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My teaching focuses on comfortable set up, beauty of sound, and establishing regular practice habits.

About Teresa

I'm a passionate and enthusiastic instructor, who loves working with students of all ages and skill levels. In 2018, I completed my Performance Diploma in Viola from Boston University and am currently working toward a master’s degree at the same institution. Before that I lived near Dallas and taug

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Suzanne W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Suzanne W.

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We will dive into this beautiful world of music utilizing the Suzuki method, Essential elements books, and etude books.

Along this journey we will study aural training, finger placement, bowing, articulation, and sound quality.

Viola is becoming a solo instrument in high demand. Learn and earn with a college scholarship!

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About Suzanne

Welcome! We will utilize the Essential Elements Series (the same ones used by public school orchestras) and the internationally acclaimed Suzuki method to help you discover your inner violinist. This method is the most efficient way for a student to acquire skills necessary to play in an orchest

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Dayna N.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dayna N.

4 Reviews
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Students can expect a relaxed, fun, and encouraging atmosphere for learning. The viola can be an intimidating instrument- you will make a lot of unpleasant sounds before you start sounding great- and that's okay! I'll be there to guide you and help you reach your goals.

If you're already an experience player, you can expect me "workshopping" your technique. We will analyze your form, practice patterns, and playing style, to ensure that you are growing and improving from the moment we begin. I will push you to become the most expressive player that you can become, but at a pace that feels comfortable for you.

What young students can expect:

- Preparing for entry into school orchestra
- Polishing up school orchestra repertoire
- Learning new material and scales
- Perfecting their technique
- Preparing for NYSSMA
- Preparing college audition tapes (I do have the ability to record these as well)
- Learning to play with confidence
- Learning vibrato

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About Dayna

Hello!, My classical training began at age 10, when I started to play the viola. From there, I was able to translate my musical skills to violin, guitar, piano, voice, composition, and songwriting. Originally a biology major at SUNY Purchase College, I quickly became restless knowing that I was

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Franklin B.
Great teacher of the violin! Always patient and supportive. Not going to make you feel bad if you mess up, but still encourages to push yourself further.
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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Pasadena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Pasadena 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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"very patient and supportive"
Laurie
Took Viola lessons from Kathleen L.
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"She's the best! My daughter started on violin with the school and then moved on to viola. Finding a viola teacher is no easy task! In fact, finding anything for the viola - music, strings, etc ... is difficult! But Kimberly does a great job and got her off to a wonderful start. We are so incredibly happy to have Kimberly teaching our daughter. Do not rely on your child's school to teach viola - go directly to Kimberly."
Katie
Took Viola lessons from Kimberly B.
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"Great teacher, very knowledgeable and patient"
Cindy
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Jill is an excellent instructor. She is patient and funny. Kind and informative. She is highly knowledgeable and one of the first Suzuki kids."
Gerlinde
Took Viola lessons from Jill G.
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"Couldn't have asked for more!

We found Jessica through the Suzuki Association Directory. I was looking for a teacher that taught through the Suzuki method and she ended up being a perfect fit for my VERY energetic son. Patient, flexible (lessons in our home), laidback and even willing to drop by on her free time to fix a few broken strings and stray bridges
We could definitely hear my sons progress after each lesson...very pleased and would definitely recommend!!! :-)"
Linda
Took Viola lessons from Jessica B.
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"Elisa is a great teacher

Elisa taught my daughter viola for almost two years before she moved West. My daughter start viola when she was six. Elisa was very good with a young novice player - She explained musical concepts at an age appropriate level (but never dumbed things down). We were also pleased that she had high standards in her weekly expectations but always kept things fun and loose so as not to cause stress. Had she not moved we would still be employing her. Elisa is a great teacher."
David
Took Viola lessons from Elisa R.
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"We tried the first skype session - it's amazing what can be accomplished in 30 minutes with a right teacher! My daughter is excited for the next session!"
Alex
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"She’s excellent. My son has learned a lot from her and wants to continue his lessons."
Julian
Took Viola lessons from Trinity H.
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"Regina was great! She was very patient with Lily(a beginner ).Can't wait for our next class."
Lily
Took Viola lessons from Regina H.
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"It has been an honor to know Susanna since her days as a student teacher. She was an extraordinary student teacher and now, with many years of teaching experience behind her, continues to set realistic goals for her students, and for herself."
Donna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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