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Lily F.

7 Reviews
Walnut, CA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Master of Music in Violin Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lily F.

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An accredited Suzuki violin teacher.
I've been teaching violin for 10 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to learn basic violin-playing posture, including correct bow-hold. I use Suzuki series books to teach my students, and add up some other etudes if needed. I love working with students of all ages and any levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Lily

With a Masters in Music Performance from The Ohio State University, and an accredited Suzuki violin teacher from training program at The School for Strings, NYC. I have 10 years private teaching experience and 1 year group class teaching experience at Jefferson Academy at The Ohio State University.

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Katie
Lily is the a great piano teacher for my 70+ year old mother. She is friendly and patient. She explains things well and in a way my mother can easily understand. She is punctual and my mother says that "the lessons pass so quickly!"
Sydney
My daughter shared that she liked Lily and Lily knew her stuff! Very satisfied with the first lesson.
Eti Gunawan
Lily is a great instructor. She knows how to communicate with students and how to hold them accountable so they can have self discipline. Her teaching method also effective as she showing students how to get better step by step.

Alexander K.

1 Review
Loma Linda, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded National Merit Scholar from La Sierra University
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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

Alexander Cai Knecht, 29, completed a Doctor of Musical Arts at USC under full scholarship in 2018, where he studied with Brian Chen. He holds a master's degree from Juilliard, where he studied with Masao Kawasaki, and bachelors' degrees from La Sierra University, where he studied with Jason Uyeya

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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.
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Kelly O.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Master of Arts in Counseling from Regis University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kelly O.

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Professional violinist with 30+ years’ experience and licensed counselor available for violin/viola lessons. Specializing in Classical, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian (Hardanger Fiddle) traditions. Experience with a wide-range of children and can accommodate a variety of cognitive and emotional needs.

About Kelly

Professional violinist with 30+ years’ experience and licensed counselor available for violin/viola lessons. Specializing in Classical, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian (Hardanger Fiddle) traditions. Experience with a wide-range of children and can accommodate a variety of cognitive and emotional nee

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Sophia
It was our first lesson today: Kelly took the time to listen to my daughter patiently, even though my daughter stutters and is shy when speaking. I appreciate that she took time to make her feel comfortable.
Richard
Kelly is a great instructor!!! I first saw her perform with Lost Walks and then Juice of the Barley. Her istruction has been great covering these styles plus a lot of classical technique as well. She has really improved my playing.
Grace
Kelly is a great violin player and a really good teacher. She can play with begginers like me and help me understand the basics that I need to know.

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Mallory L.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French
  • Violin Performance from Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 35; Female: 5 to 75
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Mallory L.

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A good violin lesson is all about balance: balance between études and repertoire, between technique and expression, even between historical/contextual information and elements of music theory. In the end, the most important things are that the student is learning, and that the student is having fun.

About Mallory

***Please message me before purchasing a lesson package to ensure we are a good fit! Thank you :-)*** Hello, I'm Mallory! I have been playing Violin and Piano for 15 years. In May 2017 I graduated from the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, where I earned a BM in Viol

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Sara F.
its so fun!!!
Macaylah B.
Very easy to learn from!
Michelle S.
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Kyle B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, English
  • B.M. Composition from Temple University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Kyle B.

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I strive to craft lessons which will give my students a wide base of skills on the violin, although we will be foremost concerned with having excellent technique and a great sound. Beyond that, I can teach you note reading, theory, composition/arranging, and improvisation. If you are interested in learning something other than classical violin, I also have extensive experience in bluegrass, old-time, and jazz fiddle, and can help you develop a unique voice on your instrument. Shoot me a message today to see if we'd be a good fit!

About Kyle

I am a professional violinist, violist, guitarist, pianist, composer, and educator. In addition to recording and touring with my own bands, I regularly arrange and record strings for artists and producers in a wide range of styles, from underground rappers to indie rock bands to grammy winning pop

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Vivian
We got right into it and he addressed all my questions and needs at the first lesson!
Justine L.
Kyle is a great teacher and has taught me some awesome songs to begin with. Looking forward to continue working with them!
Caen C.
Kyle was so kind and attentive to my 4 year old grandson My grandson’s attention span is not long but Kyle kept his attention for 30 minutes
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Paul W.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
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Paul W.

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About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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Ebru
We have been very happy with Paul, his motivating, positive teaching style. He has incredible communication skills and patience with students. He makes lessons fun and he understands student capabilities!
My daughter has got voice and piano lessons from him. He is amazing!
DeShawn S.
I really enjoyed my 1st meeting with Paul. He helped me to feel confident about learning to play the saxophone. I look forward to my next lesson.
Tori
Paul is so great! I'm an adult learning the alto saxophone with almost no prior music experience. He is patient with my many questions, very encouraging, highly skilled (as a musician and instructor), and fun to be around! The majority of our lessons are online and that is working well too.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Riverside, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Riverside is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $235 per hour.
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"Cathy is a great teacher and very easy to work with. She has a very upbeat attitude and there is no such thing as a silly question, she provides great practice goals."
Veronica
Took Violin lessons from Cathy W.
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"I highly recommend Dr Maureen Spanza . She has been wonderful with teaching my granddaughter"
Maureen
Took Violin lessons from Maureen S.
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"I started working with Alyssa in person when she was teaching violin in Salt Lake City. Once she moved to Los Angeles I agreed to try the online lessons. I have found this method of learning to be very valuable. Alyssa has a unique way of teaching. While the traditional principles of violin playing are taught Alyssa includes mindfulness and breath in her methods. She also introduces improvisation and takes music beyond its notes on the page."
Rachel
Took Violin lessons from Alyssa P.
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"Great job. She really did a good job helping me hit all the rhythms I wanted. I would recommend her to others who need a good violin instructor."
Rhiannon
Took Violin lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Mr. Kelvin is amazing!

Mr. Kelvin is an amazing guy. He teaches in depth, and the classes were very flexible and insightful. I was inspired by his passion of music, knowledgeable techniques, and his enthusiasm. Violin is a powerful instrument and I want to learn as he'll teach me. There's quality in his teachings, and I if you choose Mr. Kelvin, you can trust that you'll learn good habits and have encouragement every step of the way. I couldn't have chose better."
Alexis
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"It went greater than I expected. Very very impressed - explanations very clear, easy to understand - some tricks to improve a few things - couldn’t wait until I could practice those tips. Practiced another 25-30 minutes after my lesson. I’m already looking forward to my next lesson in a week - she made me feel at ease very quickly."
Sue
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"Mark was really encouraging the whole time! My first lesson was super informative. I was really happy I was able to learn my first song by the end."
Samantha
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"AWSOME!!!!! Chelsea is very friendly and fun to learn with"
Alia
Took Violin lessons from Chelsea S.
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"Gabby is a great violin teacher. She customizes her lessons to your needs, and she encourages and gives great pointers throughout the lesson. My daughter leaves her lessons with so much more knowledge and hints - than when she came with to the lesson. I have seen her improve greatly in her playing in just a few lessons."
Grace
Took Violin lessons from Gabrielle B.
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"Our son just finished his first lesson with Jonathan and he is all smiles."
Jett
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan B.
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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 pr

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ogram 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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