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Chen C.

2 Reviews
Chino Hills, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Education from New York University
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Chen C.

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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from California Polytechnic University of San Luis Obispo
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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.

Calvin G.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Music Performance - Viola from University of Denver, Lamont School of Music
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Calvin G.

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Drawing from a wide array of performance and teaching experiences, I tailor unique lessons to Viola and Violin students of all kinds who are ready to take their playing to the next level. I hold all of my students to a high level of achievement, while integrating their personal goals into my lessons. Some of my students have described lessons with me as "whacky and fun." Students learn basic skills, advanced techniques, music theory, music history, among other subjects to help inform effective and enjoyable performances. What do you want to achieve? Let me know and let's work together to get there!

About Calvin

As a classically trained violist with orchestral, chamber, and solo performance experience, my teaching style is geared towards performance and expression. I don't adhere to any one book of teaching, adjusting my teaching to the unique needs of each student. My teachers came from different pedagogi

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Michaela
He is fantastic with my six-year-old! He does a great job explaining things in a way she understands, and is setting her up with a strong musical foundation.
Anitsira
Very sweet!
Joseph S.
Calvin was awesome. He let me sit in as my fiance took a lesson. It was a relaxed atmosphere and he was a great teacher.

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Gyongyver P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Hungarian
  • Awarded Section 1st Violin from Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gyongyver P.

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My lessons are about building stabile technique, creating expressive music, working on orchestra parts, preparing for chair auditions, getting comfortable with sight reading and enjoying chamber music.

About Gyongyver

Hailing from Budapest, Hungary, Gyöngyvér (Georgina) Petheö is a dedicated violin instructor, an entrepreneur and an active performer in the Boulder and Denver region. She began her career in the Hungarian Symphony Orchestra and subsequently settled in Colorado in 1986. She has since performed as

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Kelsey L.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Kelsey L.

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Here I come bringing the joy of viola to your front door! Well, at least your computer screen! I've been teaching viola privately for four years. I graduated with a Bachelor's of Music Performance in violin, but recently I've added viola to my teaching repertoire. Currently I'm teaching viola with the Preparatory Department at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

About Kelsey

Hello future violinist and violist! I'm excited to share the joy of music with you! Whether you're a beginner or getting ready to take your first orchestra audition, Im here to help! I graduated from the Conservatory of Music at Lynn University, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's of Violin Performan

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Wesley H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree: Music Performance, Viola from University of Georgia
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Wesley H.

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I have over 12 years of solo, chamber, and ensemble experience as a professional violist, as well as a strong background in music theory and ear training. Every lesson I teach is catered and customized for your goals and interests, while maintaining a positive learning environment. Want to learn standard or popular repertoire, build your technique, and make all music easier to play and enjoy? Book a lesson today!

About Wesley

Wesley is a violist and music theorist based in Augusta, Georgia. She recently graduated with the class of 2020 from the University of Georgia with two undergraduate degrees in Music Performance and Music Theory, Summa Cum Laude. An avid orchestral and chamber musician, Wesley has performed as

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Elizabeth
Wesley is a fantastic teacher! My son has greatly improved since studying with her. She constantly fosters a community of encouragement while holding him to a high standard.
Carly
Wesley is an amazing and encouraging teacher! She is super helpful whenever I have a problem and goes the extra mile to help me understand and correct my playing. Plus, she customizes my lessons to fit the music I am interested in playing. 10/10 would recommend!!
Justin
Wesley is an amazing teacher!! She is so patient and kind. My favorite part about learning from her is just how enthusiastic and passionate she is. Wesley believes the music touches lives, and she really shows that in her teaching.

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Riverside, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Riverside is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $120 per hour.
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$56 average
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$69 average

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"I absolutely loved my viola lessons with Will! He began by asking questions and asking me to play a few things to gauge what level I was at. I came into these lessons after not having played for 15 years. He was very encouraging and very positive. I asked him to help me with my form in order to gain a better foundation, and he did so well at focusing on that and giving me such helpful pointers. He plays the viola and it was good to hear some of his experience. I also loved learning more of the background and history of the type of music and the techniques we went over. I feel like that adds so much depth to the learning experience. He is very knowledgeable as well as personable. He also never wasted any time during our lessons. He was very good at pacing us so we could get through the different things I had practiced, and yet I didn't feel rushed at all. I would highly recommend Will to anyone (no matter your level)! I was very pleased with my experience and will definitely seek him out for future lessons."
Destinee
Took Viola lessons from Will R.
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"Thank you for the lesson and have a great weekend."
Michael
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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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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"Miss Susanna is very nice and very patient- even when I'm being super ADHD! She also doesn't over or underestimate me, which I very much appreciate."
Claire
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Elizabeth was my first viola teacher. I got a great foundation with her and thoroughly enjoyed myself along the way!"
Emma
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth C.
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"Julia not only is a wonderful musician, but is also one of the kindest people you will ever meet. She is easy to work with, very knowledgeable, and knows how to inspire her students to achieve their fullest potential. You won’t be disappointed!"
Eric
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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"I have been able to witness Julia's musicality and methods for close to a year now, and with every day she commits herself further and further to being the best instructor and player she can be. I would not trust my musical future with anyone but her."
Kyle
Took Viola lessons from Julia L.
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"I'm really enjoying learning to play the viola from Susanna. She is a fantastic teacher who knows what I need!"
Jenna
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"My daughter (15) had two classes with Laura so far and she loves learning from her. Laura is very cheerful and encouraging, and at the same time, she clearly points out areas that need to be improved and how to practice those techniques. We are very happy :)"
Jillian
Took Viola lessons from Laura S.
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"I had a great first lesson with Kelvin! He's fast and efficient and knows how to maximize the online time slot! This is gonna be fun!!!"
Brian
Took Viola lessons from Kelvin L.
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