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Popular Viola Teachers in San Diego, CA

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Betsy F.

(22)
San Diego, CA
Starting at $45
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  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Lessons are fun. My philosophy is that students should have music in their lives and benefit from the lessons they take now for years to come. Learning to play a musical instrument will help students with math skills, study habits, and develop a skill that will last for a lifetime.

After 3 months students will understand the fundamentals of their string instrument, know how to care for their instrument, warm up properly, be able to read and play introductory passages. After 6 months the student will have learned basic music theory, how to read music, and have advanced through playing multiple songs.

About Betsy

Music is the biggest passion in my life. I love being able to share that gift with my students, and look forward to their progress as much as my own. I continue to grow and develop as a musician, and love connecting with people through music. My students all learn to love and appreciate music, t

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September 20, 2019
Misty B.
Betsy is a wonderful violin instructor, and we found her sense of play, imagination, balanced with the need to instruct a good fit for our three year old daughter. Thank you Betsy for your patience and flexibility!
August 15, 2019
Leah B.
Leah had a wonderful first lesson with Betsy! She provided great instruction and made her feel comfortable. Thanks so much!
September 16, 2017
michelle
Betsy was my daughter's viola teacher for almost 2 years. She was consistently fun, nice, supportive, knowledgeable, and professional. We recommend her highly.
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Regina T.

(12)
El Cajon, CA
Starting at $40
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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I am an outgoing, positive teacher who has a passion for music and for sharing this passion with students in a fun and relatable way. I don't approach every student the same way - as unique individuals, I learn about the student's goals and personality, and will create customized lessons based on the information and relationship we form. Knowledge of the instrument, music theory, and basic fundamentals are building blocks of any lesson, but the sky is the limit!!

About Regina

I was inspired to play the violin after seeing the local middle school orchestra perform when I was 8 years old. Since beginning group violin lessons the following school year, I have been consistently involved in developing my passion for and involvement in music in versatile ways -participating i

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September 26, 2019
Paula
I have been working with Regina for over a year now. I have made SO much progress in one year. It's hard to believe! I highly recommend Regina. I'm really enjoying playing now! It's fun!
May 13, 2019
Sara B.
Ms Regina was wonderful! My son absolutely loved having her as a teacher. She really spent time with him on the basics of reading music and tempo, and we could see his skills progress. Thank you, Ms Regina!
July 26, 2018
Paula
She is experienced and very knowledgeable. She is going to help me improve my viola playing! I would recommend!
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Emil L.

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San Diego, CA
Starting at $39
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Hebrew, English
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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I can offer you offer you as a student:
* a relaxed learning alternative
* convenience which saves your time and money
* confidence in your world class teacher level
* reasonable rates per lesson
* lessons for students of all ages
* lessons range from beginner, intermediate to advanced skill levels

My students learn the music they want to learn including classical, jazz, pop style and how to improvise.

About Emil

I have MM degree in Violin performance and Orchestral Conducting from Europe and Russia and can teach you the Right Way Violin, Viola, Piano Music Theory, Conducting anywhere in San Diego in your own home or in my studio. My students learn the music they want to learn including classical, jazz, p

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October 25, 2018
Bryan
Emil was a great instructor, very knowledgable and patient. I have improved in all areas thanks to his instruction. He would even stay late occasionally to play violin solos with me playing rhythm guitar!

Meet Online Viola Teachers Serving San Diego, CA

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Shannon S.

(40)
Viola
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA-Performance from Univ of MO-KC, Winona State Univ
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Shannon S.

(40)

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Online Viola Teacher

beginning through intermediate.

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical str

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September 13, 2019
Nooria A.
Shannon is a great teacher, very professional and more than accommodating. Wholeheartedly recommended.
May 22, 2019
Kayla
Very knowledgeable. Easy to talk to and ask questions.
February 17, 2019
Cynthia
My daughter's first lesson with Shannon went very well. We look forward to continuing the flute journey with her.
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Michael G.

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Viola
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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I take an approach that will best fit the student. I combine elements of Galamian, Delay, and Tuttle schools of thought to best fit the student on an individual basis. My three areas I focus on are: tension, tone, and intonation. Not every student responds to a specific, cookie cutter, formula, so this is why I draw from several sources to make sure I have the tools needed to connect with the student.

About Michael

I have been playing viola for 20 years! I have a masters in viola performance, and I’m currently working on my Doctorate. I’ve performed with many professional symphonies including both the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. I’m also currently the assistant orchestra direc

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Christina T.

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Viola
Starting at $34
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Bachelor of Arts from Boise State University
  • Teaching since 2002
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I studied viola with a myriad of amazing teachers that really cared about my future.

I have taken many pedagogy classes in college and after.

I LOVE the Suzuki method because it introduces not just technique but how to "make" music. Such as phrasing and dynamics.

I just moved back from Japan after teaching there for 4 years.

About Christina

Hello Potential Students, I am a disabled veteran, military spouse, mother of three children and nature enthusiast. I studied viola at Boise State University and Psychology at The University of Idaho. I perform regularly with 3 symphonies in the Southeast Virginia area and run a farm. I mo

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in San Diego, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in San Diego is $76. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $134 per hour.
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$59 average
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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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"Great teacher, very nice and helpful."
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Took Viola lessons from Erin C.
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"Sam has prepped our daughter for an audition for SOTA and after all their hard work, we are over the moon that she had been accepted. Sam's lessons had played a huge part in her doing well in her audition. He picked a complex piece for her solo which I felt had slow and fast movements and tempos, as well as emitted both a lighthearted and melancholy mood. The piece felt much like a roller coaster ride of sounds and emotions all in one piece. Sam has been and continues to be such a great fit for our daughter."
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Took Viola lessons from Samuel N.
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"Susanna is an amazing string teacher! With a master's degree from Carnegie Mellon in viola performance and 20 years of teaching in public schools, Susanna is an expert teacher and player. She is great with both children and adults, and she is in a great location. I highly recommend Susanna as both a viola and violin teacher."
- Melissa
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Kendra is an amazing viola teacher. Since this was my first online lesson ever, I was skeptical at first. However, Kendra's kindness and positive attitude assured me that I had made the right decision. She covers many aspects of both the technical parts of handling the viola, as well as perfecting intonation and handling a wide variety of styles of music. She also is attentive to specific needs, and accomodates for different paths depending on individual goals. Thanks for all you do for me Kendra!"
- Samuel
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"Patient, encouraging and inspiring. I cannot recommend Carolyn highly enough."
- Charlene
Took Viola lessons from Carolyn B.
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"I've been getting lessons for 2 years and I've improved greatly."
- Miranda
Took Viola lessons from Speedy B.
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"Krisztina is a great musician, experienced teacher and wonderful person. I am grateful that I had the opportunity to work and play with her during the past years. She is really devoted to the instrument and music. She has my highest endorsement and recommendation."
- Orsi
Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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"Sam has been the viola instructor for our daughter Ava (12 years-old) for over a year now. We can't say enough good things about Sam. He's punctual, easy to work and talk with, flexible with his schedule and gives wonderful feedback on how Ava's doing. He is patient, mild-mannered, attentive, encouraging, supportive, and he really makes the most of the time spent teaching Ava. It didn't take more than a few lessons until we can hear an improvement in Ava's playing. He nurtures the passion she has musically and his support as an instructor helps motivate her to become better with each lesson. She practices on her own without being reminded as she wants to be able to even make the slightest improvement between each lesson. It's great and we're lucky to have found the perfect instructor for Ava the first try:) Thank you! Sam:)"
- G.
Took Viola lessons from Samuel N.
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"She made me feel comfortable and took me to the lesson plan step by step. As with the homework."
- Yvette
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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