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Alexander K.

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Loma Linda, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music, Viola from Juilliard School
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Alexander K.

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Recently graduated from Juilliard, I've been teaching violin and viola for five years, and welcome students of all levels and ages. My background is firmly classical, but additionally I also love fiddle music and give students songs from many genres to learn, arranging upon request. I'm currently a doctoral student at USC, and I work part-time locally as a violinist in the YMF Debut Orchestra. I am also glad to help students with recording, video editing and social media.

About Alexander

As a violin teacher, I always aim to set goals for students, to guide students towards them, and to be direct as possible so far as is appropriate. I also try to stay results-oriented throughout the process. Even if not all of a student’s progress is directly attributable to me, the most important

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Julie
I really appreciated Alexander teaching me violin. He was basically my first instructor and he was always patient and motivating. He accommodated my unique needs as an adult beginner and brought me far in a short time. He was a little challenged to balance teaching with his heavy school load, but I appreciated his willingness to take the time to teach and help others.

Chen C.

2 Reviews
Chino Hills, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Education from New York University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chen C.

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I have 15+ years of teaching experience and committed to building a lasting relationship between my students and their love of music.

My philosophy for violin lessons is to prepare students to play in a group by developing their technique, musicality, and ear-training skills. In my experience, students are more engaged and have more fun playing with others.

I will be your first duet partner! Contact me now to setup a lesson.

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.

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Redlands, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from California Polytechnic University of San Luis Obispo
  • 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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Anna F.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 17; Female: 5 and up
  • B.S. Music Education; M.A. Music from Pensacola Christian College
  • Teaching since 2006
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Anna F.

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Anna F. teaches beginner through early advanced.

About Anna

A violinist with a Bachelors Degree in Music Education and a Masters in Music, Anna F. uses a classical approach to teaching violin since that gives a foundation of excellence. Anna has taught both privately at home as well as in a private school setting. Anna began teaching around 2007 for a few y

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Elizabeth ..
Great first lesson...after 25 years! Anna got me pointed in the right directions and back into the groove.
Natasha Guibal
Anna is amazing! Great teacher, she’s very nice and patient, she gives great tips and explain the lessons very clearly.
Melyssa
Patient, good humored, and knows her stuff. This was a brilliant first lesson and I am thrilled with the outcome, already on to a full song challenging me to do transitions and tempo. She is great at working with the student to find out where they need help and when they can go fast.
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Emily K.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Emily K.

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I am classically trained and have performed and taught violin for 15 years. Lessons with me are fun and will help you learn excellent technique to play any style you want on the violin. I teach theory, technique, classical repertoire, improvisational skills (specializing in rock/pop). Let's have fun!

About Emily

I am a professional Rock N Roll Violinist! I have toured and performed with many bands including: Blind Melon, Lukas Nelson and The Promise Of the Real, Walter Trout, The Adicts, as well as many local Los Angeles bands. I specialize in teaching foundational technique and theory to be able to play

Anny H.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Chinese, German
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Anny H.

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Helping students to enjoy the music and learning good music knowledge.

About Anny

Hi, there! My name is Anny and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2008. I teach professional piano for students of all different ages and experience levels over 10 years. Highly appreciated with Voyage Dallas Magazine Interview! My personal passion is music bu

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Riverside, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Riverside is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $230 per hour.
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"Clare is a wonderful music teacher- She has a tremendous amount of patience, especially when working with beginners, such as my son. Her technique on teaching the violin is stellar- I would reccommend Clare to anyone who has an interest in playing violin-"
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Took Violin lessons from Elicia R.
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"Very knowledgeable. Easy to talk to and ask questions."
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Took Violin lessons from Shannon S.
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"I had my first lesson with Luther today. He is personable, informative, gave constructive feedback and encouraged me. I found his style of instruction helpful.
I’m looking forward to my next lesson with him."
Tamara
Took Violin lessons from Luther W.
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"Sara possesses all of the qualities I admire in an excellent music teacher: musicianship, experience, patience, encouragement, gentle correction, clear communication, and dedication. Additionally, she is amazingly kind and selfless and an all around pleasant person to interact with and learn from. It is clear that she loves music and her students and is dedicated to helping them develop their abilities and confidence."
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Took Violin lessons from Sara C.
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"She's very knowledgeable and patient even with an older learner."
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Took Violin lessons from Chris H.
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"Randall is an awesome teacher. He has taken my bowing to a whole new level. I now feel comfortable with the bow in my hand and can now bow straight . I will be learning a new song next week. I am looking forward to my next lesson with Randall."
Earl
Took Violin lessons from Randall K.
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"Really understood my 9 year old daughter who was contemplating a switch from Suzuki to something else. Fun, engaging, energetic - highly recommended."
Mikael
Took Violin lessons from Jessica H.
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"Dr. Olevsky was immediately able to improve my playing with direct, practical advice. He is concerned with efficient practice and in making the maximum amount of progress in the time that one has. He is highly knowledgable about the audition process and the real day to day of being a professional performing violinist. I have been playing for 15+ years and find Dimitry's lessons very challenging and stimulating."
Alexander
Took Violin lessons from Dimitry O.
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"Very understanding instructor. My daughter (age 12) is moving along at a nice comfortable rate with dramatic improvements already taking shape! I can recommend Ardalan highly for beginners although, from the fragments that I've heard of Ardalan's own playing, I suspect he's equally effective for advanced students."
Kendall
Took Violin lessons from Ardalan G.
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Violin Resources in Riverside

Are you thinking about taking violin lessons in Riverside? You’re in luck because Riverside is a great place for budding violinists and musicians alike. The southern California community has a variety of resources for musicians from top-rated music shops to performance venues. Here’s a roundup of some of the places you can visit to get inspired and stay motivated throughout your journey learning violin.

Riverside County Philharmonic The Riverside County Philharmonic is a group committed to bringing symphonic music to communities throughout the southern California region. The acclaimed Riverside Symphony performs regularly at the Fox Performing Arts Center and surrounding areas. If you’re looking for an educational program for your child, the organization’s Adventures in Music program teaches local students about classical music.

La Sierra University and University of California Riverside If you’re looking for some musical inspiration, take a trip to your local university. La Sierra University’s Department of Music hosts an array of free performances for various types of music in its Hole Memorial Auditorium. What’s more, the University of California Riverside sponsors more than 50 concerts and recitals by students, faculty, and other artists. Past recitals have featured the works of Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and Brahms. The majority of concerts are open to the public.

Cruz Violins Do you need to repair your violin or get outfitted with some new strings? Cruz Violins, located on 4126 Sunnyside Dr in Riverside, is a music shop that carries a wide variety of instruments and accessories. Whether you’re looking for a new violin case, music stand, or shoulder rest, Cruz Violins has you covered. With knowledgeable and friendly staff members, this shop comes highly rated by teachers and students alike. If you’re a beginner, this is the perfect place to get advice on what type of violin and accessories you’ll need to practice.

Village Concerts Village Concerts, which is backed by the Air Force Village West Foundation, puts on classical and semi-classical chamber music for music lovers in the Riverside area. The concert series, held in the Dorothy Doornbos Memorial Chapel, features both international and local musicians. Listen to some great music, while picking up some helpful tips.

Riverside Music Gatherings There are tons of groups of all ages and skill levels around the Riverside area that gather to play music and have fun. The Riverside Folk Song Society, for example, has a monthly get-together in which they play and listen to music. Oftentimes, the best way to improve your violin skills is to play with others and explore different genres of music. Check out meetup.com to find a meetup that interests you.

Before you begin your violin lessons in Riverside, visit some of the shops and venues mentioned above to get inspired. Remember, it takes time and lots of practice to get the hang of a difficult instrument like the violin. So, stay motivated by engaging in the music community in Riverside and, of course, always have fun!

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