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Marc D.

9 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Marc D.

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Irish, folk and Bluegrass styles, tunes, scales, improvisation techniques

About Marc

I've been playing music since I was 14 years old. I studied classical guitar at State University in Buffalo, NY. and also studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. I love just about every style of music. I mostly play Celtic, Bluegrass, American traditional, jazz, and classical. I al

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Jana Harrington
I appreciate Marc’s knowledge, professionalism, and teaching methods. I also appreciate his practice of social distancing and mask wearing. He was thorough, good-humored, and patient during my lesson.
Roger H.
He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better.
Avery B.
It was really good information and I had a lot of fun.
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Tatiana Z.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), violin performance from Michigan State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tatiana Z.

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My belief is that teacher's goal is to help a student to reveal and develop his/her personality through the music, so the lessons are adjusted for each student's needs individually. At the same time, the basis is a professional approach with detailed instructions, from posture, technique skills, and proper practicing strategies to phrasing and music stylistic features.
I teach classical violin and work with students of all ages/ levels.

About Tatiana

I am a professional violinist and member of several orchestras in Michigan. I studied at St. Petersburg Conservatory and also have a Doctorate degree in violin performance from Michigan State University. My diverse background allows me to combine best features of Russian and American string schools.

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We have been with Tatiana for past 3 years and she teaches my both kids. She is very knowledgeable , flexible and very interested to teach kids. I would recommend her highly to any one interested in learning violin.
Tommy
Tatiana is an excellent instructor and I am a 68 yr old violin hobbyist who is trying to learn classical music and folk music to eventually become a part time teacher myself. She is very patient and pleasant and I am a former teacher myself in grades 5 - 9. I believe she would be good for any age(s) ! She is great with technique and knowing what the student wants to accomplish and is interested in with their musical interests She is just a very pleasant person to know and get guidance musically from! I recommend her highly!
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Steve M.

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Starting at $33
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1982
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Steve M.

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I have had the privilege of performing with world class orchestras in every major concert hall in the world. I would like to share my knowledge and experience with students aged 10 to adult and help them achieve their musical ambitions.

About Steve

Steve was born into a musical family in Scotland, UK. He spent his formative years being taught by his father before moving to London to study at the renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama under Professor David Takeno. Steve was awarded his Associate of the Guildhall School of Music (AGSM) and

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Mark T.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark T.

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Violin is a complex art, one that takes many years to develop, but can be one of the most rewarding experiences in your life. Despite its challenges, love for the violin and music should never take a back seat in a lesson, That is what I will focus on. Nevertheless, there are methods and techniques crucial to violin playing that I will also keep at the forefront. At the end of the day, students have their own unique voice that I will try to nurture while at the same time teach them the fundamental tools to achieve it. Whether just starting out or already playing for many years, I will strive to do what is best for the student. To all of you, I wish you best of luck with violin and hope you can join me in making music!

About Mark

Hello! I am a graduate of Eastman School of Music with a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance. I have experience teaching students of all ages, as well as coaching student chamber music. I enjoy all types of music and transcribe music as a hobby. I also play for weddings, concerts in nursing home

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Elise H.
Very helpful and pleasant to work with.
Kiara *.
Mark has been great so far! Very knowledgeable, friendly, and flexible.
Kendra H.
Mark has been working with my 7-year-old son for the last 9 months. My son had no prior experience, and Mark has done a great job teaching him everything from how to properly hold the instrument to rhythm. All of this has been done through a computer screen! Mark has an easy-going, positive personality, and my son looks forward to his lesson every week.
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William S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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William S.

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I have played violin for 14 years, studied under Julliard-trained violinists, and played with professional ensembles. I will teach you how to properly hold the violin, various bow techniques, and beginner and intermediate repertoire. I also have experience working with people with developmental differences.

About William

I am an experienced multi-instrumentalist who plays violin, voice, guitar, trombone, and euphonium. I have played in youth orchestras and jazz bands and have soloed with the longest-running orchestra in the country, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. I currently play violin and sing in my church band.

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Stephanie
William is a fantastic violin teacher! He is so willing to help me play the music that I am interested in playing rather than having his own agenda :) William's lessons are really fun, and his own enthusiasm for the violin really inspires me to practice.
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William is a very professional and dedicate teacher, I have been taking some lessons with him, he always encourage and help me to improve my technique, always keeping the class easy and fun, I have feel a great improvement in a short amount of time, I'm happy to continue my violin journey with him.
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Megan S.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Music from Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Teaches students 11 and up
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Megan S.

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Certified EC-12 TX Music Educator, 12 years public school orchestra teaching experience, full time virtual teacher on violin, viola, and cello since March 2020. I have a passion for teaching beginners and intermediate students and I have extensive working with students in this capacity. We will have fun and learn a lot!

About Megan

I have spent my whole career as a teacher working with middle school age (and older) students. I love the excitement and enthusiasm of watching a student discover a new side of themselves that only comes with learning a new instrument! My passion and teaching strength lies with taking a student from

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Petaluma, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Petaluma is $75. 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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"Lily is a great instructor. She knows how to communicate with students and how to hold them accountable so they can have self discipline. Her teaching method also effective as she showing students how to get better step by step."
Eti Gunawan
Took Violin lessons from Lily F.
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"Lucas is a great teacher! I had an excellent lesson with him. He helped me prepare for an upcoming audition. Lucas is very attentive to detail and helped me take my pieces to the next level. I played Country Dance by C.M. Von Weber, and Concerto in a minor, 2nd mov. by Antonio Vivaldi, and I was able to greatly improve in just an hour!
~Leyra"
Leyra
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"Jessica was great. My daughter was so happy that she learned so much just on the first session that she literally cried."
Selina
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"In a word.... Awesome!!!"
Robert
Took Violin lessons from Jennifer A.
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"Megan is smart, knowledgeable and pleasant. She makes the hard stuff seem easy. I just hope that I'm a good student, so I can keep working with her."
Tom Reaghard
Took Violin lessons from Megan H.
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"Ben is very patient and helpful. I had trouble playing 8th notes so he took the time to explain them to me and help me understand them. He's really awesome!!"
Samara
Took Violin lessons from Ben U.
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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!!"
Alexandra
Took Violin lessons from Ashlyn O.
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"My 11 year old daughter has had 3 lessons with Jill now. We love her! She is knowledgeable, approachable, and not only KNOWS the violin, but understands how to TEACH the violin. Jill has a way of infusing humor and lightheartedness into her lessons, while simultaneously teaching concepts and skills integral to building the foundation to great violin playing. My daughter looks forward to her lessons every week and is motivated to practice. Jill is a true pro at what she does and I feel lucky to have found her."
Jillian
Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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"Diane is a fabulous teacher!! When my daughter wanted to start violin and fiddle I knew I would need to know something about violin to help her at home. So, Diane taught my 5 year old and me. Diane really has an amazing bond with my daughter and has truly become one of our family... She makes the lessons fun and engaging for my daughter... She takes a personal interest in her students and gears the lessons to their level. Diane is always willing to work with you when it comes to schedules as well, for example: summer time vacations.... I highly recommend Diane as an instructor. She knows her instrument, her theory, and how to convey the information to adults and small children. We have now been taking lessons for a couple of years and my daughter still looks forward to them and that is due to the investment that Diane has personally made in their relationship!"
Amber
Took Violin lessons from Diane G.
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"My daughter is very happy with her first violin lesson the teacher was very good and helpful"
Arianna
Took Violin lessons from Jacqueline P.
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