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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Linda C.

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About Linda

I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I h

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Steven
My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!
Janet P.
very comfortable and satisfying first lesson.
JoAnn C.
Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!

Concetta A.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Composer in Residence from TAKT Artist Residency and Gallery
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Concetta A.

35 Reviews
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Learn to play folk music or classical. Explore this deep and beautiful instrument!

About Concetta

Concetta is a NYC based violinist, strings specialist and composer. She writes original art songs inspired by natural science, folk tales, poetry and everyday objects and sounds. She released her first solo album entitled Falling in Time in February 2015 on Waterbug Records. She was a visiting comp

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Jim
My first lesson with Concetta was great. I received a lot of good feedback and things to work on for this first week. Really looking forward to lesson 2 next week!
katherine
Concetta is a super knowledgable and supportive teacher! She adjusts her teaching to student interests and needs. She teaches in a lovely space and if you are super lucky you will meet her adorable dog, pepper <3. I highly recommend her!
Micaela
Hire Concetta, especially to support a beginning violin player! She is warm, professional and very adept at finding your child's musical strengths and then identifying material to help them access and enjoy the music and instrument. AKA GOOD TIMES for all and excited to continue...as it should be. Thank you Concetta for your expertise and flexibility with schedule. Keri-Ann
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Rebecca P.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree from Weber State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rebecca P.

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Students must be five years old or older or must able to read English. Instruction will vary based on each student's goals, but usually includes technique, note reading, music theory, improvisation skills and performance opportunities.

About Rebecca

My life is all about beauty and expression.I teach writing, violin and viola and seek students from around the globe, and I can help you not only perform to your best ability but also teach you to love it. I am college-educated and good with students from ages 5 and up.

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Lisette
My daughter enjoys her lessons very much. She is looking forward to the next session
Andrea M. C.
Rebecca teaches with the Suzuki method. She accommodates my previous experience with music, filling in some gaps and skipping over what I know. She also accommodates other needs: I take a lot of notes, slowly, and she waits while I finish.

In person lessons are the dream, but Rebecca works around the limitations of the internet beautifully. Her instructions are sometimes a direct how-to, other times about exploring by myself as I practice.

Finally, it's clear she loves the instrument. Now viola lessons and practice are the highlight of my day!
Raysa A.
My daughter loves Rebecca

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Candice A.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks American English
  • Awarded Howard Hanson Award from Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Candice A.

10 Reviews
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I'm a professional violist in the Tucson Symphony Orchestra with ten years of experience teaching violin and viola. I teach students of all ages and levels. Music has taught me about resilience, creativity, and dedication – I love sharing these gifts with my students.

About Candice

My students range from Suzuki students as young as 4 years old, to competitive high school and collegiate students, to adult learners of any age. My goal as a teacher is to provide each student with clear, balanced methods for improving their technique and developing their sense of musicality. I en

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Ann
Candice is awesome! Really encouraging and helpful. She’s knowledgeable and experienced but most importantly she really cares about her students!
Leslie
Candy is a wonderful music teacher! She’s in the Tucson symphony and is a highly skilled teacher. She’s very thoughtful, patient and skillful in her teaching methods. I would highly recommend Candy for students of all ages.
Hsin-Yun
Candice is a great teacher. very knowledgeable and she also makes lessons enjoyable for my teenage son. He has improved a lot since starting lessons with Candice last year.
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Lisa C. B.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor’s of Philosophy - History from University of Pittsburgh
  • Teaching since 2017
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Lisa C. B.

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Students can expect to learn the basics of holding and creating sound from a stringed instrument; parts of the viola; the string names; note reading; and to have a really great time learning!

About Lisa C.

After playing the violin for over 20 years, Lisa was inspired to share the gift of music with others by her teacher, Susanna Sonnenberg. Lisa has attended the 2017 and 2018 American String Teachers Association National Conferences. She currently performs with the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra, the Pi

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Lorna S.
I was a pretty clumsy cello player but Lisa took me by the hand and backed me up to where I could correct all my problems. She is extremely supportive. If you are looking to start cello lessons, you won't find anyone better than Lisa.
Susanna S.
I have known Lisa for about 4 years now. She is an excellent violinist, performer and teacher. She is classically trained and very knowledgable in music history. She works well with students of all ages and abilities. I highly recommend Lisa!
Deanne
Lisa is a fantastic instructor. I'm an introverted adult, and I was nervous about taking lessons online, but she made me feel comfortable and natural. I feel like I have learned so much in just three lessons. Lisa peppers music theory throughout the lesson, without taking from the time spent playing. It is like everything is in balance and fits in to a bigger picture. She also makes me laugh from time to time, which is the icing on the cake. I highly recommend her as a teacher.

Kendall D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music, Music Education from Furman University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kendall D.

5 Reviews
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When I teach viola, my lessons address students' performance goals while also emphasizing that the music-making experience should be about fun and enjoyment. I bring enthusiasm and curiosity to lessons as I facilitate students' musical growth.

About Kendall

I'm a musician, a music educator, and music researcher. I enjoy teaching and sharing my passion for music with students of all ages. I currently teach at the Urban College of Boston as an adjunct professor and I substitute teach for Newton Public Schools. I received my Bachelor of Music in Music Ed

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Anna
I feel very lucky to have my son take flute lessons from Kendall! She is a wonderful teacher. Her lessons are dynamic, engaging and fun. Thirty minutes fly by like three minutes. Next time will schedule a longer session.
Natnicha
Kendall engaged my daughter in her first flute lesson. She is a talented musician who seems keen to share her passion. We look forward to future lessons with Kendall.
Felipee H.
She is great very good with our 6 yr old.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Pleasanton, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Pleasanton 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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"Very patient with a new learner.. :) Small technical hiccups, but was a great lesson overall"
David Bates
Took Viola lessons from Jessica B.
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"Very good teaching style !"
Michael
Took Viola lessons from Armen M.
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"As a former professional musician with an undergrad in Music, my standards are pretty high when I'm selecting musicians to teach my kids. My son has been taking viola lessons with Regina for 2.5 years. She is professional but also down-to-earth and great to work with. My son, now an 8th grader, played a level 1 solo at the District and State ISSMA contests and earned a Gold at both levels--the only kid in his school to do so. We credit Regina for appropriately pushing him to be his best. You can be assured that when you choose Regina, you're choosing one of the very best teachers around."
Ryan
Took Viola lessons from Regina H.
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"My son was excited about Ms Gail’s knowledge of the viola."
Ryker
Took Viola lessons from Gail N.
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"Nicholas is amazing! He knows how to really explain the viola so that my 10 year-old understands. He’s also very kind."
Ava
Took Viola lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Andy always manages to motivate my daughter and get her to enjoy playing her viola, which is no mean feet! She looks forward to the lessons and has improved greatly over the last couple of years."
Paul
Took Viola lessons from Andy S.
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"I have had the privilege of knowing Susanna for several years now. She is a wonderful teacher. Susanna takes the time to, not only teach, but get to know the individual. She is gifted and very talented in her field."
Karen
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"She is a great teacher. She is very patient and clear. She is well-prepared and organized. She is very good at what she does."
Kaylee
Took Viola lessons from Erin C.
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"Tigran is patient and pays attention to detail. I would highly recommend him."
Gabe
Took Viola lessons from Tigran N.
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"Such an amazing teacher! Julia is so nice and full of passion, taking good care with all the question u met during playing! Easy-going and attentive teacher!"
Kim
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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