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Popular Fiddle Teachers in San Diego, CA

Daniel P.

4 Reviews
Encinitas, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Rock and Roll, English, Classical (Baroque/Classical/Romantic), Celtic (Irish/Scottish), Blues, Bluegrass (The High Lonesome Sound)
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel P.

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I am a multi-talented string player specializing in jazz, celtic (irish) and traditional fiddle styles.

About Daniel

Daniel teaches and performs classical, jazz, gypsy swing, traditional irish music, old time fiddle, bluegrass and country, blues, and rock and roll. Instruments included but not limited to: cello, violin, guitar, mandolin, ukulele and bass. Daniel graduated in 2007 with a cello performance degre

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Adam Z.
I started taking fiddle lessons with Daniel having basically zero experience with the instrument, and in just a handful of weeks, I can't believe how much I've learned! Daniel really excels at tailoring his teaching to my individual needs, interests, and pace of learning. Each week I leave feeling challenged and motivated, but never frustrated. I'm having a great time, and always look forward to my next lesson.
Michelle B.
Daniel is so patient and easy to work with ~ he makes learning the cello seem so easy and natural and has so many practical ways of explaining an instrument I have no prior knowledge of. I had never played a stringed instrument but always loved the cello, so I was a bit nervous to begin. His gentle nature and patience have made me even more enthusiastic to learn. I have been loving each lesson and look forward to the next each time I leave! I'm looking forward to next week already! :-)
Jeff
Super friendly guy, learned a lot at my first lesson and looking forward to my next lesson with him.
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Julianna Z.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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Julianna Z.

5 Reviews
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I've been playing the fiddle for 26 years and have been teaching for 10 years. I welcome students of all ages and have taught people between the ages of 5 and 60. I started out learning with a fiddle teacher playing by ear and then later switched to a classical teacher so I have a broad range of music that I love. But my favorite style to play is fiddle music.

About Julianna

I have been playing the fiddle since I was 7 years old and I took lessons for 13 years. I started out taking lessons from a fiddle teacher who taught me entirely by ear. Later on, I also took classical violin lessons and I teach both styles, however I will just be focusing on fiddle music with my o

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Anna
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.
Peggy
Julianna is the best!!! My daughter has been taking lessons from her for 5 years and has learned so much!!
Mary
Not only is this instructor an excellent musician she is a gifted teacher who is a wonderful role model. We would recommend her highly without any reservation.

Benji C.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Benji C.

11 Reviews
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Teaching Texas style, old-time, and bluegrass fiddle music.

About Benji

Hi there! My name is Benji and I have been teaching private lessons since 2013. I started playing the violin at age 4 when my parents signed me up for Suzuki violin lessons. l feel in love with the violin and began to play non-stop. I also have been competing in state fiddle competitions since the

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Darcy Struckman
I'm really enjoying learning the fiddle. Benji is a very good instructor. He has a great deal of experience and knowledge, has great intuition about how to present and teach, encourage and challenge me based on where I am moment to moment. He is very patient and encouraging, with a calm energy, which are excellent qualities in a teacher. I highly recommend him.
Ronica W.
I had my first lesson today. I'm an adult starting from ground zero. Benji was very patient and encouraging, and I'm excited about the next lesson!
Ryker E.
Benji did a great job with Ryker!

Meet Online Fiddle Teachers Serving San Diego, CA

David P.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • B.A. Philosophy from Emory University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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David P.

17 Reviews
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Learn finger patterns, bow patterns, chord structures, and improvisation.

About David

I grew up in Birmingham, AL, Boston, MA, and Cleveland, OH, and was classically trained on violin in all three cities by members of their respective orchestras. I began studying theory in 7th grade at The Alabama School of Fine Arts. I continued theory lessons while in Boston at the New England Co

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GINA
David is awesome! Excellent teacher and very knowledgeable.
Dave
David made the lesson worthwhile by teaching skills and showing how valuable those skills were to obtain. Provided a lot of value for the time together, and was very patient with me as I learned.
chichi
David was really kind and helpful. I was so nervous but he was understanding and very enthusiastic about teaching. I liked is method of teaching, it’s a challenge that I’m up for.

Shane F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Shane F.

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I am an award-winning Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin & Guitar Player. Teaching Irish Music & Song. I have over 100,000 views for my online lessons on Social Media. I love teaching all standards and ages and enjoy making, learning music fun experience. It is not necessary to read music to play at an incredibly high standard, although I do now read music I started learning by ear. I look forward to sharing my knowledge and teaching. Thanks.

About Shane

I am a world champion Fiddle Player. I also am an award-winning Mandolin, Banjo & Guitar Player. I have over 100,000 views for my online lessons on Social Media. I love teaching all standards and ages and enjoy making, learning music fun experience. It is not necessary to read music to play at an i

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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Polish
  • Awarded Piano Teacher from National Piano Guild
  • Teaching since 1990
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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
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I start with the beginning skills on Essential Elements and then use fiddle methods

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am e

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Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.

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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 $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $130 per hour.
30 min
$43 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$68 average

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"Erin is very patient and full of great ideas. She has helped me tremendously in only a few short lessons."
- Natalie
Took Fiddle lessons from Erin C.
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"I took took violin lessons from Margaret for a few months. She is very good at explaining concepts and teaching technique. She helped me correct my technique from what I was taught by another teacher I was with briefly and that helped immensely. I highly recommend taking lessons with Margaret!"
- Patrick
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
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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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"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!"
- Catherine
Took Fiddle lessons from Sam K.
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"Peter is very patient and exceptionally knowledgeable. He is very analytical in his teaching. I am a new student (only a few lessons) and I am confident he will be able to provide the critical but positive instruction and encouragement that I need. His enthusiasm and passion for music is contagious. In fact, he gives detailed oral histories and music theory explanations related to the topic of the lesson. Most teachers boot you out when time is up - not Peter - he always finishes on the right note. Plus he has an adorable cat assistant, Rory, as a side kick."
- Amy
Took Fiddle lessons from Peter W.
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"Bryan's lessons are very engaging, in depth and encouraging. Practicing/homework is enjoyable. Highly recommend Bryan as a teacher."
- Mya
Took Fiddle lessons from Bryan M.
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"Concetta was such a treat to have in our home! She came out all the way from NY to NJ for my mothers birthday, and though she is a beginner, emerged from the 1 hour lesson so inspired to keep practicing, able to fully complete her first song! She even did a little performance at the end on the lesson! She is a great people person, fun to talk to, and she really knows her stuff. Excellent choice!"
- Lindsey
Took Fiddle lessons from Concetta A.
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"He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better."
- Roger
Took Fiddle lessons from Marc D.
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"James is a terrific instructor. He tailors his teaching method and style to the needs of the student. He is patient and can target trouble spots to help the student to excel."
- Tim
Took Fiddle lessons from James W.
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"Awesome coach. knows her stuff."
- David
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
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What's the Difference Between the Violin and Fiddle?

Is that a fiddle... or a violin? It's a common question, and one that baffles many beginner musicians. So what's the answer? When it comes to the actual instrument, there actually aren't any differences. What distinguishes a violin from a fiddle is what kind of music you're playing with it. A musician playing folk, bluegrass or country, for example, would most likely refer to their instrument as a fiddle; those who play other genres (jazz, classical, etc.) typically call theirs a violin. …

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