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Brandon E.

3 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music in Violin Performance from California Sate University, Northridge
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Brandon E.

3 Reviews
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I have played viola as long as I have been playing violin. I love the violin, but the viola has a certain richness about it that I cannot keep myself away from.

If you are interested in learning to play the viola or to advance further in your viola studies, I will do my best to take you as far as you are willing to go.

About Brandon

I currently hold both a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance, and a Master of Music in Viola Performance. My passion is education. Helping each individual student find their own voice through the vehicle of music is my goal. My teaching priorities are centered around establishing solid techn

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Sydnie P.
Brandon is a great teacher, I'm really enjoying our lessons, and it's at the point where I find practicing fun.
James
I didn't deal with so may Violin teachers to compare, but I can't imagine a better teacher than Brandon. Thank you Brandon!!!
Jennifer K.
Brandon is a wonderful violin teacher he takes time to teach you the music and learn to read the notes in a methodical way.

Angela C.

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

Anna K.

3 Reviews
Montrose, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • BA, Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2001
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Anna K.

3 Reviews
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Expert, holistic violin and viola lessons that will challenge you, beautify your playing and make you feel good at the same time :)

About Anna

Anna K. is an lifelong improvising violinist/violist with an eclectic array of influences. She has been an active collaborator in studio and on stage with a broad range of artists and bands in the alternative music field — as a violinist she’s known for her strong melodic and rhythmic improvisation

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Daniel
Truely a great teacher. I learned a great deal. Terrific personality and excellent teacher. Very good at teaching the basics to me
Daniel
It was a great learning experience. Looking forward to next lesson.
Emma
Anna is a wonderful, positive teacher. She's clearly had a lot of experience working with children and is a mother herself. My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week, and thanks to this she's eager to practice regularly and is seeing a ton of progress! Thanks, Ms. Anna!

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Danielle F.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Winner of the Samuel G. Cross Scholarship for Music Education from Dr. Robert McCashin
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Danielle F.

20 Reviews
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Viola - the hidden gem of the strings family! As a violinist who made the jump to viola, I strive to help violists really shine in a world dominated by the violin!

About Danielle

Hello! My name is Danielle and I'm a strings teacher (don't worry - I teach the fun stuff too!). I've been playing violin since age 5, viola since age 13, and 'cello since age 18. I have Bachelors Degrees in Violin Performance and Music Education from James Madison University, and I play both Violi

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Matthew A.
Danielle was a very intuitive teacher- she listened to my goals, and helped provide me with a clear path toward them, conquering some of the basics, scales, pentatonic, and such... but also some of the more advanced nuances like harmonics and vibrato. If you are trying to learn violin or fiddle, I'd recommend Danielle.
Rylee
We had great encounter with Ms. Danielle. Lovely woman full of knowledge,personality, and a love for instruments. She has a way to convey her expertise to her students. Wouldn’t hesitate to utilize her in our future!
Joyce
Really enjoyed the first lesson and look forward to more. Danielle is knowledgeable, encouraging and friendly. I highly recommend her.
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Nikita B.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Teaching since 2008
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Nikita B.

11 Reviews
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Having more than 20 years of experience of playing violin and viola including hundreds of performances around the world as well as studying with the renowned teachers in Russia and the US, I am combining the best traditions of classical training with my own unique approach. My lessons are fun and very productive. For me, each student is very special and I am always finding the way to unlock the potential of each and every one of them!

About Nikita

Hello everyone! Music is my passion and I love to teach and play violin. I've been teaching violin for 10 years as well as playing concerts around the world including Germany, Spain, Austria, Czech Republic, Russia, Lithuania and throughout USA as a soloist and chamber musician.

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Nico
Nikita is an awesome teacher. He is very patient with kids. I only had one lesson and I like him already.
Rene A.
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Tigran N.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Russian, Armenian
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Awarded Prizewinner from Union Of Composers Of Armenia
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Tigran N.

33 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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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Playa del Rey, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Playa del Rey is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $110 per hour.
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"I was concerned someone of such abilities to possibly have difficulty dealing with beginner students. Just the opposite is true. Without compromising the highest of standards, his friendliness, patience, and welcoming approach to new students makes it an absolute pleasure to work with him."
David Martin
Took Viola lessons from Yoon Jae L.
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"I honed so many of my skills through my lessons with Virginia and she is very understanding and helpful"
Abby
Took Viola lessons from Virginia A.
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"Julia has a genuine interest in her student’s progress. She is dedicated to teaching as much as she is to playing the viola and piano!"
Max
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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"Michael Drobycki was really amazing! I went to him for some feedback on my orchestra excerpts before a big audition I was worried for and he had really great advice not only about the music itself but approaching auditions mentally and physically. He also demonstrated a lot of them and his playing was simply inspiring. If you want to really learn how to play viola, Michael is your guy!"
Julian Tello Jr.
Took Viola lessons from Michael D.
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"Excellent string teacher. Really helped me with my NYSSMA solo and was willing to help me with other repertoire too."
Mike
Took Viola lessons from Arielle-Khrystiana P.
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"Kendra is a kind, patient, experienced teacher. My son has made a lot of progress in only a few lessons. His tone quality has improved considerably and he really enjoys his lesson time with Kendra."
Mara
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"Krisztina is terrific! Great teacher, super friendly, and is willing to help her students work toward their goals while focusing on the importance of developing good technique. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone!"
Steve
Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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"Thank you! You have helped me improve so much! So excited for our next lesson!"
Shannan
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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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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"Helen McDermott is an absolute gift of a viola teacher and wonderful mentor. I highly recommend her!

My daughter studied viola with Helen for 8 consecutive years in Helen's private Suzuki viola studio. My daughter started with Helen when she was 6 years old and continued through her 8th grade year, which was winter/spring 2020.

Helen provides high quality and outstanding music instruction including, but not limited to: foundational to advanced music theory, technique (bow hold, etc...), and music history. She also supplements her private lessons with small-group lessons as well as regular opportunities for recitals.

Helen makes learning rich and fun! She's fabulous with creating music games for students during the lessons and to keep at-home practice time stimulating and meaningful. Helen is outstanding with giving her students structure as well as ways to learn how to stay organized.

As a Suzuki parent, I sat in on Helen's lessons for my daughter (per Suzuki philosophy) all through my daughter's elementary school years. I learned so much, myself, and was enriched by seeing my daughter blossom and grow musically. Helen has given the gift of music to my daughter not only with private lessons, but also through recommending excellent opportunities to participate in Suzuki enrichment like summer music camps and chamber music groups. Helen supported and coached my daughter to be prepared for several auditions over the years.

Because of Helen's outstanding viola instruction and mentorship, my daughter has earned and received numerous invaluable musical opportunities as well as truly meaningful compliments from other music teachers in the community.

Our family is incredibly fortunate to have Helen McDermott in our lives! She's a consummate professional musician and she is utterly passionate about sharing her talents and gifts of music."
Heidi
Took Viola lessons from Helen M.
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