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Angela C.

12 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 1986
  • BME from Drake University
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Angela C.

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Experienced teacher of 30 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages. I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of classical skills. I specialize in classical music and provide multiple playing opportunities for my students throughout the year.

About Angela

EDUCATION My musical education began while sitting on my mother's lap as she taught piano lessons. I began studying cello with a member of the Kansas City Philharmonic at age 9, and at age ten, I followed in my mother's footsteps to play the flute. I played all three instruments, (piano, cello

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Simone B.
She was amazing. Kind and encouraging and so inspiring. My daughter had a lot of anxiety going in but just glows whenever she talks about her first lesson. Can’t wait for the next!
Ida E.
Angela is awesome. Really positive, funny, patient, and encouraging and knows how to teach a beginning youngster very well.
Donna
Great experience. As a senior just beginning to play an instrument, Angela is patient and a good instructor.
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Angelica O.

1 Review
Compton, CA
Starting at $47
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Ada and Root Faye Endowment Scholarship from University of La Verne
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Angelica O.

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If I were to say 15 years on the violin, that would be a shocking time. I did earn my Bachelor’s Degree in Music where I received most of my education in both violin and piano. In my perspective, the violin is such an intricate instrument and I am blessed to work with students in wanting to learn violin. It’s true where putting the hard work in violin takes you where you need to be. It does require Practice! I am willing to work with the student and help them grow in advancing this instrument. Let’s keep in touch!

About Angelica

My name is Angelica. I am a Cali woman since part of my life has been in Northern California and Southern California. It’s been a total of 20 years being in the field of music. Hence, I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Music emphasis on Piano and Violin. I am continuing to study early childhood develo

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Alfredo T.
Angelica has been great with our 5-year old son. She is well prepared and very patient with him. He looks forward to her coming each week.
Doris
We had the privilege of having Ms. Angelica as my 10 year old's piano and violin teacher. She was patient, funny and an excellent music teacher. She knew exactly what to do to keep my daughter interested and engaged. My daughter looked forward to every session she had with her.
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Birute S.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, Lithuanian, Russian
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Birute S.

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In my private violin/viola studio, I am helping my students to love the learning process. If a student wants to play an instrument for their enjoyment, he comes to me. If students have ambitions to get prepared for the test or audition, they know they will get help. For students who would like to prepare for the evaluating test, I contribute to preparing for the ABRSM (Associated Board of School of Music) exams. If a student is a beginner, I teach using the Suzuki Method.

I love helping students to achieve what they want. By learning their abilities, I help them to enjoy playing an instrument.

About Birute

In my private violin/viola studio, I am helping students of all ages to love the learning process. - If a student wants to play an instrument for their enjoyment, he comes to me. Fiddling, classical music, violin, or violin/viola duets are choices that a student can choose. - If students have a

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Sylvia W.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Studied violin performance from Columbus state university
  • Awarded Finalist in Columbus State University Concerto Competition from Columbus State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sylvia W.

13 Reviews
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An experienced and registered Suzuki teacher, my students learn to play violin starting from a solid foundation with emphasis on posture and producing a beautiful tone. In addition to playing the instrument, students can expect to learn reading music, basic theory, music history, and ear training. Learning violin will teach patience, concentration, the value of hard work, coordination, as well as enhancing memory, aural skills, and fine motor control. It was Dr. Suzuki's belief and mine that learning an instrument not only fosters these skills but also helps to foster the hearts and minds of those learning the craft.

About Sylvia

Sylvia Wehrs grew up in Auburn, Alabama studying the violin and piano. She is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music where she graduated with both a Bachelor’s in Violin Performance and a Master’s degree in Violin Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy. Ms. Wehrs is a fully registered violin teach

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Jonathan
Sylvia is very good at taking the time to explain the reasons behind the why of doing certain things. Being an adult with no musical background what so ever she has really taken the time to teach me some basic fundamentals that are helping me build the solid foundation that I so very much want and need. Beyond the time we spend with one-on-one instructions she challenges me with exercises to practice on between our meetings. I explained to Sylvia what I was looking for and she has centered the training and instructions around that to ensure that my goals are being met. She is a pleasure to work with and learn from.
CJ
Great experience working with Sylvia.
CSS
Sylvia is a great teacher. She is patient and firm and our kids learned quickly with her technique.

Chen C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Education from New York University
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Chen C.

3 Reviews
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I have 15+ years of teaching experience and committed to building a lasting relationship between my students and their love of music.

My philosophy for violin lessons is to prepare students to play in a group by developing their technique, musicality, and ear-training skills. In my experience, students are more engaged and have more fun playing with others.

I will be your first duet partner! Contact me now to setup a lesson.

About Chen

Chen is a music teacher, violinist/violist, and conductor with over 15 years of experience. While attending New York University (NYU), he majored in music education and studied with Mark Steinberg of the Brentano String Quartet. As a firm believer that music changes lives, Chen thinks private lesso

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Dylan J.
For two years, I took viola lessons with Chen. In my seven years of studying music, I can confidently say that Chen has been one of my favorite music teachers.

Chen is a very effective teacher. He is very patient and is constantly thinking of new ways to tackle solving a student’s struggles. If you put in the time, work, and practice, he will help you to advance in playing your instrument with greater proficiency.

Since Chen is very knowledgeable in his craft, he helped me to know what to look for when purchasing a new bow. He knows many practice strategies and techniques to get your scales, etudes, and repertoire to become performance ready.

When I first started taking lessons with Chen, I could hardly play the viola at all. After two years of learning under his instruction, he had guided me to learn and develop the skills needed to get me through three college orchestra concerts, becoming the principal viola in that orchestra, performing two college solo recitals, and joining a university community orchestra.

Thanks to Chen, he has taken me to levels of proficiency with the viola I would never imagine I would get to. If you are looking to learn how to play violin or viola, I would definitely recommend Chen as your teacher. Thank you, Chen.
William
Great teacher! Very patient and has great knowledge of music.
YANNIE
Mr. Chen is very patient and professional.

Paul N.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • 3 years / Education Classes from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
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Paul N.

34 Reviews
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Violin lessons with fun songs and strong music basics. Based on each student's strengths and weaknesses. And also, what they would like to learn and get out of lessons.

I like to keep lessons fun and interesting for each student. While concentrating on tone, rhythm, and creativity too. Look forward to getting you started!

About Paul

GREAT ONLINE LESSONS GIVEN ***My goal as a teacher*** I try to teach what the students are interested in and make it fun and interesting so that they learn the lessons and their favorite songs. Every student is different and needs to be taught in a way that makes learning easy and fun for th

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Kendice H.
Paul is a very nice and understanding guy who only got to give our child an introductory lesson.
Moses
I'm glad I found Paul on takelessons.com. I was looking for someone to help me take my decent but untrained voice to the next level. Paul is committed to helping me advance toward my goal of being a singer-songwriter. In addition to the exercises we work on to strengthen my voice and gain control, he has given me some strategies to track my progress and improve more quickly. He also encourages me to take risks and go out and sing karaoke. He is caring and authentic and genuinely invested in my growth, and I am becoming a better musician because of it. Thank you, Paul!!
Lorence O.
Paul makes learning fun and he’s very good at what he does!!!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Pasadena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Pasadena 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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"Our first violin lesson with Speedy was awesome! He is kind and walks you through the lesson and covers a lot of pertinent material without overwhelming the student. He did a wonderful job!"
Logan
Took Violin lessons from Speedy B.
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"Wonderful Teacher

Erin thank you for teaching my Daughter violin, she is improving every week! We are so happy we found you."
Cathy
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"Just had our first lesson, super great teacher, explained things great and really excited to continue!"
Maria
Took Violin lessons from Melissa M.
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"Very attentative. Up to date on the everything concerning violin. Very interested in student. Not rushing through lesson. Passionate about music."
danielle
Took Violin lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Ardalan is very friendly and positive."
Ronan
Took Violin lessons from Ardalan G.
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"I had the opportunity to take violin lessons from Dr. Geronimo Oyenard for about three years. Dr. Oyenard is an amazing teacher with advanced knowledge of music, particularly violin. He is a patient, kind, knowledgeable, and punctual teacher who is always available and patiently improves his students' learning objectives.

In my case, I wanted to learn classical Persian music. Dr. Oyenard was skilled and patient enough to help me do so. During the years that I was Dr. Oyenard's student, I learned more about violin and performance than ever before.

Dr. Oyenard is an outstanding virtuoso and a thorough resource for any scholar of music and violin."
Amir
Took Violin lessons from Geronimo O.
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"Keiko is a great teacher, very supportive and encouraging, and definitely patient. She is obviously very accomplished, and so it translates well into her teaching."
Tauland
Took Violin lessons from Keiko T.
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"I'm just starting so it was great to get so much encouragement from Mark! Plus, he helped me find a violin online to purchase. Thanks Mark!!"
Denise
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"Jae Young is so patient. She gives explicit instruction, and it improves my violin skills a lot. I am very pleased with my choice of instructor!!!!"
Tom
Took Violin lessons from Jae B.
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"Rob is a great violin teacher. He is very competent and knows how to break the steps down to help our 6-year old learn this complex instrument. We are excited to see her learn and grow!"
Lindsey Eusterwiemann
Took Violin lessons from Rob F.
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