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Brandon E.

3 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brandon E.

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I have been teaching violin privately and in the classroom for several years now. I am finishing up my education in violin performance, and I will be continuing to a master's degree in violin performance within the next year.

I try my best to adapt to my students individual learning styles. Everybody is different, and it's my goal as a teacher to have my students reach an understanding for music and hopefully grow to have a love for it as well.

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.

Angelica O.

1 Review
Compton, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor in Music from University Of La Verne
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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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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Mann-Wen L.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mann-Wen L.

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I am currently a violin instructor and chamber music/ ensemble coach at University of Southern California. My previous teaching experiences include violin private lesson instruction and chamber music/ensemble coach at Yale University and New England Conservatory Preparatory School. I have been a teaching artist at Porterville Summer Strings for two summer seasons, giving individual instructions and coaching violin sectionals.
I am a graduate of Yale School of Music and New England Conservatory. My teaching focus primarily on good foundation of technique and relaxed posture/physical set up, while inspiring musicality and developing personal expression. I am familiar with a vast variety of classical repertoire/etudes/ scale systems and exercises; however, I often compose/ transcribe personalized etudes and musical pieces according to each student’s need and interest. I also work with music in different genres. I emphasize on the importance of good practice. I help my students to ...

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Hello, I am a graduate of Yale School of Music, New England Conservatory and University of Southern California. My teaching focus primarily on good foundation of technique and relaxed posture/physical set up, while inspiring musicality and developing personal expression. I am familiar with a vast

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Hollis H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • B.M. in Violin Performance from Converse College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Cindle V.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Magnolia Science Academy
  • Music Education from Malone University
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Cindle V.

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Learning the violin is hard but with hard work, you can do it. Ear training is a must and I work on that and music theory as well.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle V. and I love teaching music and chess. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor's degree in music education and am currently teaching around 30 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My experience working with all types of

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Linc
Great instructor, clear and thorough, highly recommend!
Amy ..
Cindl is a good instructor. I look forward to my next lesson.
Jeff
My daughter is really enjoying learning the game of chess. I wish we would have found Cindle online 3 years ago.

It's been a great experience especially while being hunkered down during COVID.

Yakov D.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Gold Award from Forte International Competition
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yakov D.

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Beginners: posture, finger techniques, bow techniques, sound production, articulation, phrasing, note reading
Intermediate: interpretation of different styles, dynamics, ensemble performance, building solid technique and stamina
Advanced: studying of orchestra excerpts, solo pieces, study of various concert and chamber music compositions

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Araf H.
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Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
Yoella & Malkiya O.
Mr Yakov is very pleasant, patient and professional. He makes learning fun. One of my daughters is very shy and particular. I was concerned for her first violin. But she ended up loving the lesson and the instructor. We did some lessons online and at his studio. During the online lesson, the connection with our internet was horrible. He could hear her playing but she couldn't hear him. Yet, patiently, he got creative and taught the lesson with my daughter through chat. The environment of the studio is comfortable. You can tell he's passionate about what he does. That left me with a great impression of him. We look forward to more lessons with him for as long as we can.
Thanks Mr Yakov!!!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Playa del Rey, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Playa del Rey is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $230 per hour.
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"Lucas is an awesome instructor, he's very detailed and very patient with questions from beginners."
Luther
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"Jessica is great. Very patient and very interested in my goals."
Jan
Took Violin lessons from Jessica H.
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"Lucy is a great teacher

I have been taking lessons with Lucy for about 6 months now and she has been an amazing teacher. She is very patient and professional. She has taught me quite a bit in regards to playing the violin. If I hadn't moved I would still be taking lessons with Lucy."
Edwin
Took Violin lessons from Lucy L.
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"Emily was great. My daughter is very excited for her next lesson!"
Julia
Took Violin lessons from Emily V.
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"My newbie (beginner with zero experience) son has been taking violin lessons via skype for almost 2 years now. I specifically was looking for a teacher who could meet us over the internet, considering I needed a break from the commute. Although I wasn't sure this could work, I gave it a shot...& I am SOOO glad I did! I love the flexibility for our lessons to be in the early morning before school, we could only do this online.

My son LOVES playing his violin! It's funny because he wanted to quit once or twice when he came upon new challenges, etc. Gail works patiently with him as he gains confidence, slowly but surely he has improved dramatically. She has customized his lessons perfectly to fit his needs which is what I was hoping for. Online accompaniment to his songs made it even more fun & we just started a fiddle book (my son's request) which he is enjoying enormously.

My son picks up his violin & plays on his own all the time, WOW! He sounds great, is learning good technique & theory, but most importantly he was given a chance to enjoy the learning process, to me this is priceless. You won't be disappointed with Gail, she is a GREAT teacher! So glad we found her!!!

Side note: In the beginning I was trying to figure out how to tune the violin for my son, & fingering.The snark tuner & the chinatera fingerboard sticker gave me some needed confidence that we could do this online."
Bonnie
Took Violin lessons from Gail N.
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"Alicia is a GREAT instructor. Extremely patient and friendly as well. I like how she likes to challenge you and keeps the learning process interesting. I have seen her interact with her young students and they all seem to love her. I will continue to take lessons from her and I highly recommend her as well."
Omar
Took Violin lessons from Alicia B.
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"So far so good. Emily was extremely patient and my daughter said she liked it a lot."
Lara
Took Violin lessons from Emily V.
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"passionate violin teacher. Ardalan is an incredible performer as well as a professional instructor."
Mathew
Took Violin lessons from Ardalan G.
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"Anna is an awesome instructor for my 12 year old daughter who is a beginner. Each lesson my daughter learns something new and progresses on the violin. Anna does a great job of teaching the basic techniques and not letting my daughter develop bad habits. Anna gives clear feedback: she praises what was done well and corrects what needs improvement. Anna encourages my daughter to excellence while making the lessons fun. My daughter loves violin lessons with Anna and looks forward to each lesson."
Brenda
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"Susanna is a great teacher . She is so patience. .explains everything so that even I as a beginner understand..Can't wait for my next class.."
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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