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Popular Fiddle Teachers in San Diego, CA

Oceana C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Performance and Music Business from Berklee College of Music
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Oceana C.

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Want to learn how to play the fiddle and have some fun?!
My name is Oceana I am from Vancouver, Canada. I have been playing the fiddle for 23 years (since I was three years old). I believe that having a passion or hobby in your life especially introduced at a young age helps teach you how to reach goals, be creative, learn discipline and most importantly brings happiness! Music is a great way to express yourself and fiddling is all about fun and dancing!

I will teach you how to sing with your instrument and dance with your heart. It’s never too early or too late to start fiddlin! I teach all ages, from 3 to 103! Wether you have a classical background or you’ve never played before, or maybe you want your child to be a music prodigy, I’ll jump on your level and we will learn and have some fun together! I use a combination of sheet music and ear training-you will learn how to play by ear and also enough music theory to play with your favorite band. Practice makes perfect, but even ...

About Oceana

I began my music studies at the age of 3, as soon as I could hold a tiny 1/8th size fiddle my mom put me in lessons. I have taken fiddle/violin lessons from Calvin Cairns, Daniel Lapp, Carlisle Wilson, Steven DeVries and Garth Wilson in Victoria, BC. Glenn Graham and Jennifer Roland in Cape Breton,

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Sam
Awesome teacher and fiddle player. Very talented, patient and great vibes!!
Carly Davidson
Oceana is a great fiddle teacher! We have a lot of fun together and I’m learning a lot and quickly! Fiddle isn’t as hard as I thought it was going to be! I definitely recommend Oceana she’s the best music teacher in LA!

Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sam K.

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Sam K.

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

Jennifer S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Awarded Presser Scholar Award from Lionel Hampton School of Music
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 18 to 60
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Jennifer S.

4 Reviews
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Students can learn to fiddle in country or Irish style. In addition to the basics of learning classical violin, I teach based on the student's interest including but not limited to: improvisation over a chord progression, jamming with others, ear-training, memorization of music, music transcription and performance.

About Jennifer

Music is my passion. I have studied music for over 15 years, and have extensive performance experience as well as experience in coaching, choreography, music composition, and acting and I currently perform on a regular basis. Born in Seattle, WA, I first came to love music when I was given a

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GIllian J.
On time and so professional! Jennifer was very patient and gave very clear instructions and very clear homework practice instructions. I really Look forward to our next weekly lesson. As an adult learner I would highly recommend her.
DeborahF
Singing Lessons

My 16 year old daughter loves working with Jennifer and feels she learns a lot. She's a beginner and Jennifer is excellent at starting her with the basics but still making it fun.
LarryR1
Jennifer has been very helpful in improving my two son's singing from the 1st lesson! They have only had 3 lessons and have learned so much already and are very pleased with how friendly she is and focusing lessons on their needs as students. Thank you Jennifer!Larry R.

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Lauren S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks German, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2001
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Lauren S.

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Whether you want to learn tunes by ear or drag the bow like a fiddle pro, I can set you on the path to success! My private students range in age from 4 to 40 years old, and I have gone on to become music teachers, composers, and professional musicians. My most influential fiddle teachers have included Emily Schaad, Jay Ungar, Junior Daugherty, Matt Glaser, and Bruce Molsky.

About Lauren

Lauren Ellis S is a dynamic violinist, violist, and music educator in the DMV. She has performed with ensembles including American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra, Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Symphony, Delaware Symphony, and the Maryland Lyric Opera, and she has worke

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Rafaella L.
Lauren is clearly knowledgeable and dedicated to teaching music properly.

Amber W.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose
  • Teaching since 2008
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Amber W.

22 Reviews
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Online Fiddle Teacher

Experienced Music teacher of 8 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of their instrument and theory skills. I specialize in all styles. Typically, I use a variety of method books to pick from to meet the needs of the students. I also have many tools available to use during lessons.
My students have gone on to NYSSMA and on to college auditions successfully!

About Amber

I have been teaching private lessons since 2008, but have been studying music since I was only 4 with non stop private and in school lessons. I now have my Bachelor's degree in Music education and am working toward my Masters in Music performance and Instruction. I love working with my students

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Laura
Excellent instructor. Amber definitely knows flute instruction and is helping me get the basics I missed years ago.
Ben C.
Very knowledgeable and personable. Puts you at ease, patient and doesn't give you more than you can handle. So far, a good experience.
Emma
Amber is a really sweet and kind loving teacher to help you reach your goals

Jennifer S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Presser Scholar Award from Lionel Hampton School of Music
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jennifer S.

4 Reviews
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Online Fiddle Teacher

Students can learn to fiddle in country or Irish style. In addition to the basics of learning classical violin, I teach based on the student's interest including but not limited to: improvisation over a chord progression, jamming with others, ear-training, memorization of music, music transcription and performance.

About Jennifer

Music is my passion. I have studied music for over 15 years, and have extensive performance experience as well as experience in coaching, choreography, music composition, and acting and I currently perform on a regular basis. Born in Seattle, WA, I first came to love music when I was given a

Recent Reviews
GIllian J.
On time and so professional! Jennifer was very patient and gave very clear instructions and very clear homework practice instructions. I really Look forward to our next weekly lesson. As an adult learner I would highly recommend her.
DeborahF
Singing Lessons

My 16 year old daughter loves working with Jennifer and feels she learns a lot. She's a beginner and Jennifer is excellent at starting her with the basics but still making it fun.
LarryR1
Jennifer has been very helpful in improving my two son's singing from the 1st lesson! They have only had 3 lessons and have learned so much already and are very pleased with how friendly she is and focusing lessons on their needs as students. Thank you Jennifer!Larry R.

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Average Cost of Fiddle Lessons in San Diego, CA

The average cost of 60-minute fiddle lessons in San Diego 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 $100 per hour.
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$43 average
45 min
$57 average
60 min
$67 average

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"Excellent! Both of my girls were happy and excited after the lessons. They are very different and Elizabeth connected with both of them."
Katy
Took Fiddle lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Cindy is an amazing fiddle teacher. I came to her for help in learning old-time fiddle technique. I wanted something more than just learning the tune. Cindy is helping me improve my bowing style, be a better listener, and achieve a sound I always dreamed of but didn't know how to do.

When it comes to teachers, Cindy is the best of the best. She'll lay out exercises to build your skill step by step. If you love old-time music and want to excel at playing the fiddle, Cindy's your gal."
Eugenie
Took Fiddle lessons from Cindy H.
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"She knows how to identify what style of learning is appropriate. She knows how to listen, and how to determine what the goals are. She doesn't impose an agenda, but is committed to helping the learner acquire technical skills while making lessons fun and productive. Top marks!"
Meg
Took Fiddle lessons from Donna W.
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"Concetta is an awesome teacher! Passionate, patient, and encouraging."
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Took Fiddle lessons from Concetta A.
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"Julie is literally amazing! Best teacher in music I have seen. She is so versatile and works with each child according to who they are to their strength and weakness. Always encouraging to my kids. She makes it fun for my kids and gives them the desire to play to the best of their abilities."
Anna
Took Fiddle lessons from Julianna Z.
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"The lesson was excellent. Laura is really pleasant, a good teacher, and a truly fine fiddle player."
Robert
Took Fiddle lessons from Laura S.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable. Can’t wait to learn more!"
Amanda
Took Fiddle lessons from Danielle F.
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"I'm an intermediate player who needed refinement and refresher of my core techniques. I went to Elizabeth because she has a background in both fiddle & classical. After watching me play, she affirmed that which I was doing correctly and then helped me to improve where I was lacking. I would recommend Elizabeth."
Tom
Took Fiddle lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Margaret is kind and supportive, and I look forward to more lessons with her!"
Beth
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
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"Julianna has been teaching my grand daughter (who just turned 12) for the past five years and I just can't say enough about what a great teacher she is. We feel so lucky to have found her and couldn't be happier with her teaching ability. She is talented, knowledgeable, patient, dedicated to teaching, and clearly has an honest desire to help her students be the best fiddlers they can be. I highly recommend her."
Jack
Took Fiddle lessons from Julianna Z.
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