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Chen C.

2 Reviews
Chino Hills, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chen C.

2 Reviews
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Viola is the glue that bind the violin and cello in any strings ensemble. Whether you are a beginner, violin transplant, or switch hitter. I will work with you to become a proud member of this close-knit group. An excellent choice of instrument for someone arriving late to the music game, or someone who wants to become a more versatile violinist.

For beginners, I prefer using the "Essential Elements for Strings" book, which offers students a head start to what many school will use in their classrooms. For intermediate students, the "Suzuki" books offers repertoire that has become a rite of passage for any string player. Advanced students can expect pieces that are tailor selected for them to show off their unique strengths and address their weakness.

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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William
Great teacher! Very patient and has great knowledge of music.
YANNIE
Mr. Chen is very patient and professional.
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Mari M.

3 Reviews
Redlands, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mari M.

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I focus on note reading and music theory, in addition to technical studies. I encourage chamber music and will often pair up students to play duets and trios.

About Mari

Welcome to my music studio! This will be a fun, incredible way to start or continue your music instruction. I have been a private violin and piano instructor since 1991. I took a break in 2005 while my kids were little. Now that they have grown up a bit, I am so excited to come back to this!

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Charles A.
Mari was an awesome instructor, and very kind.
Anne
I absolutely loved learning from Mari for my piano lessons! As an adult learner, I felt like my brain doesn't work as fast as it used to, so learning a new instrument was difficult, but Mari completely caters each lesson to my learning speed and maximized my abilities. She takes into accounts the areas and types of music I wanted to learn and helped me to achieve being able to play that type of music. I also loved and appreciated that she works around my busy work schedule and accommodating lessons when plans change throughout the week. I would highly recommend Mari as a music teacher to anyone interested in learning a new instrument at all ages!
Paul S.
Great violin teacher!!! My daughter can now do vibrato and play at a much higher level.
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Paul M.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • M.A. in Teaching: Certified in K-12 Music from Liberty University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Paul M.

6 Reviews
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Music is one of God's greatest gifts to us. Invest in your desire or ability to create it. I teach piano, violin, and viola. If you're looking to start or if you want to get better at your instrument, I'd love to be your coach. I have a Bachelor's degree in Music & Worship and a Masters in Teaching, and I'm a certified K-12 music teacher. I've taught individual music lessons for 7 years. I'm also a worship leader at a church and a songwriter/arranger for Red Tie Music. Music is my passion, and I'd love the opportunity to share it with you and your family.

About Paul

Music is one of God's greatest gifts to us. Invest in your desire or ability to create it. I teach piano, violin, and viola. If you're looking to start or if you want to get better at your instrument, I'd love to be your coach. I have a Bachelor's degree in Music & Worship and a Masters in Teac

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Daniel
Very patient and kind person.
Katelyn
My first lesson was extremely informative And I am looking forward to the next!

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Mark L.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks I only speak English. My Spanish is very limited.
  • Bac. MusEd 1990 from Cleveland State University
  • Awarded Who's Who in American Teachers, Jazz Festival Award from National Academic Affairs, CCC
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Mark L.

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You will learn posture and note reading for the alto clef. You will be guided by me through method books and I will create supplemental materials to help you advance. You will play duets with me and develop playing skills. You will learn higher positions and learn to play in an orchestra to follow a conductor. You will learn how to articulate to make the viola stand out in an ensemble. I have been teaching viola for 5 years. My students win seats in school orchestras. I want to be your next instructor.

About Mark

I teach according to your individual needs. I only teach in my own studio. I do not travel anymore. I also have time to teach lessons every other week. You may inquire to me about my availability to teach every other week on Saturdays. I help you become successful on piano, violin, cello, viola, ba

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Todd
I love this guy! He's patient, supportive, encouraging and always has a cheerful demeanor. His positive attitude keeps me motivated to continue learning. "Drops fill buckets".
Khandker Islam
Gabriel G.
Great first lesson. Already learned a lot.

Marta B.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Russian, Polish, English, Czech, Slovakian
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 8 and up
  • Awarded 3rd place in National Solo Competition, Czech Republic from Music Schools National Solo Competition
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Marta B.

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Online Viola Teacher

-- In light of recent COVID-19 developments, I'm opening my studio to online lessons only until further notice. Current online lessons discounted pricing is available through end of May 2020 only --
I'm an easy going, very experienced, highly qualified teacher with a Doctoral degree in Music Performance. I help my students with their individual goals, whether learning for fun or for career. Any level viola students, from age 8 and on (Parents presence may be required for online lessons). Variety of Methods and styles: Suzuki, Traditional, Royal Conservatory, non-classical, improvisation, electric viola or 5-string electric viola. I performed with Rihanna, Steve Wonder, Trish Yearwood and more. I've played in Carnegie Hall and many renowned stadiums all over the US and venues abroad.

About Marta

In light of recent COVID-19 developments, I'm opening my studio to online lessons only until further notice. Current online lessons discounted pricing is available through end of May 2020 only. I'm an easy going, very experienced, highly qualified teacher with a Doctoral degree in Music Performan

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Jose Manuel
From the beginning I was astonished with Marta' s overall prior experienced, which in all encourage me to take classes with her. She is highly patient and explains all her lessons in a way that I can understand perfectly. Marta is highly dedicated and devoted to her students, overall I am more than satisfied with her lessons and effort.
Cassidy
Marta is a talented musician who translates her skills into a managable learning program. As an adult beginner, I appreciate her flexibility, patience, kindness, and easy-to-understand instruction. I have a great time in her lessons!
Laura L.
I've been taking lessons with Marta for a few months now, as an adult, and am really enjoying it. Marta is clearly an incredibly talented and engaging musician who is able to translate her experience for folks, like me, who might be new to an instrument or music in general. She is skilled in music theory and technique and really focuses on ensuring her students have the foundational skills necessary to build on as they progress. I'd highly recommend her - she makes the hard work of learning a new instrument (or expanding your existing practice) incredibly fun and rewarding.
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Nikita B.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Russian, English
  • Master’s Degree (M. A) from St. Petersburg State Music Conservatory, Russia
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Nikita B.

35 Reviews
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Hello! I've gotten Master's Degree in Music and possess 13 years of teaching experience with students of all ages and at all skill levels.

What do my lessons give to You?
+ Professional skills of playing
+ Master different techniques (e.g. pizzicato, double notes etc.)
+ Master various bow technique (e.g. spiccato, staccato etc.)
+ Basic and advanced knowledge of music theory

What will you be able to do after a short time?
+ Easily play and pick up melodies
+ Sheet-reading notes

How else can my lessons help?
+ Make it easier to master any other instrument
+ Give the ability to compose songs or pieces

So feel free to contact me any time and ask any questions. I am eagerly waiting to start to help You quickly progress as an excellent performer!

About Nikita

Hello! My name is Nikita and I am a violin, viola and guitar instructor with 13 years of teaching experience. I work with international students of all ages at every skill level. So I am fully committed to the entire range of musical education. Have you been contemplating professional music lesso

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Katy O.
My daughter just had her first lesson with Nikita! She feels like she learned more from him in her first lesson than she has learned in the last couple years. She can’t wait for her next lesson!
Scott
Truly a privilege getting instruction from Nikita! His patience and knowledge are endless; he is a natural teacher; so blessed for my son who has difficulty focusing to receive lessons from Nikita!
Sophie
This is my second review.

My son has been taken from Nikita for 7 months now. What a difference the months has made! My son is enjoying the instrument more and more, he's more confident in making good sounds, and the best of all, from Nikita he's learning how to be mindful when playing.

Nikita simply is the best.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Riverside, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Riverside is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $154 per hour.
30 min
$43 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$72 average

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"My daughter loves her viola lessons. She is a great teacher."
Vinita
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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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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"It has been an honor to know Susanna since her days as a student teacher. She was an extraordinary student teacher and now, with many years of teaching experience behind her, continues to set realistic goals for her students, and for herself."
Donna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Krisztina is a great musician, experienced teacher and wonderful person. I am grateful that I had the opportunity to work and play with her during the past years. She is really devoted to the instrument and music. She has my highest endorsement and recommendation."
Orsi
Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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"This was my first lesson tonight . I really love his teaching style and look forward to many more"
Glenda
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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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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"Nikita immediately focused on the areas where my daughter needed improvement and helped her take her playing to the next level. The improvement in just a few lessons was very noticeable. He is patient and thorough and uses the time efficiently. I was surprised at how well an online lesson could work. We are going to continue with more lessons with Nikita."
Julia
Took Viola lessons from Nikita B.
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"Great teacher very knowledgeable and works with you on whatever pieces and style you want to do not just general music. Highly recommended!"
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Took Viola lessons from Michael R.
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"I son enjoys viola lessons with Susanna. She guides him well and clarifies all his doubts. Very patient."
Vishwa
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"He has a great personality, perfect for kids!"
Gisella
Took Viola lessons from Michael R.
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