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Alethia E.

32 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alethia E.

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I use many methods including Suzuki, Kodaly and traditional teachings that include catered practice plans in order to accommodate each student's learning needs. I am very flexible and more than happy to discuss teaching methods and/or special needs with parents and students.

About Alethia

Growing up I was raised in a home full of music. My father, a graduate of the Conservatorio Nacional Superior de Musica (National conservatory of Superior Music) played piano day and night and from there my love for music blossomed. My first experience with music was at the age of 8 when I began to

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Dannie G.
Alethia is a great instructor. She is very knowledgeable and courteous. I would highly recommend her1
Kaiya H.
For my 12 year olds first lesson she really made her feel comfortable and helped her to get set up for success. She gave her practice to do through the week and is very easy to communicate with.
Nicole L.
She is a great instructor! My 14 yr old daughter is a beginner and she has been wonderful with her. She is professional, warm, and always helpful. I don't know much about the violin, but I never have to remind my daughter to practice the music that she is given.
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Nader T.

10 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Persian, I speak Persian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
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Nader T.

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In my one hour of comprehensive teaching, students learn extensively the techniques of the violin, including tone production, vibrato, musicality and pieces of music which are chosen from standard violin literature or Suzuki books. The whole idea is to get students to look at the whole learning process as a fun activity, and very soon they acquire the ability to produce beautiful sounds, correct intonation and strong vibrato. In addition to the above, I conduct some some ear-training exercises to improve intonation as well.

About Nader

I am a violinist and composer. I have trained more than 1200 students in more than twenty five years of my teaching carrier. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson includes scales, arpeggios, etudes, duets and a new piece of music from different eras of music. I emphasize on tone production, correct

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Megan S.
Nader was fantastic! I took Violin lessons for a few years from a couple different teachers, and he taught me new, interesting things I'd never learned before. He's also very patient and nice.
Carolina V.
He is very patient and has excellent communication skills. I have no knowledge of how to play the violin or music of any kind. After my first lesson I strongly feel he will be my private instructor for many years to come. I left with proper technique of how this instrument is to be cared for and good posture when practicing. He also informed me of the books we will be incorporating into my lessons. Most importantly homework is given and he is very patient and explains everything at your level.
Kira
I was very pleased with my first lesson with Nader. He is very kind and patient. We covered some basic points with what we'll be covering for my lessons with the cello. His instructions and explanations of technique is very clear I feel my lessons with him will be very beneficial and enjoyable.
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Alani S.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • General Education from Wilde Lake High School
  • Teaching since 2017
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Alani S.

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Have you ever wanted to play violin, but never knew where to start? Do you have trouble learning correct technique, practice strategies, or struggle finding good repertoire to learn? Well, you've come to the right place!

I am a young and passionate teacher, committed to helping you improve on your instrument and achieve your goals! Many students comment on my patience, communication skills, and flexibility as a teacher.

In our first lesson, I will likely ask you to demonstrate your level to me, either by telling me or showing me what you know. I will use this to better understand your strengths and weaknesses and go from there. You can expect to come away from our first lesson with some learning materials, a plan for going forward, and an encouraging start to our journey as musicians together!

Some examples of things students can learn from me include: expanding repertoire, ear training, music reading, improvising, jamming, music theory, and technique.

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About Alani

I am a multi-instrumentalist with a passion for bluegrass and old time music. I have been studying music since the age of 9, and fell in love with traditional music when I was 13. I love to perform and have had the opportunity to share the stage with many of my hero's. My interest in teaching sta

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Rosa
Wonderful wonderful actitud super patience and very knowledgeable about the need & goals for my class.
Thank you Alina for such a wonderful class.
Marissa
Alani is very experienced, professional, and kind. She’s efficiently teaching me, who has no experience with the violin, how to play one. I’d recommend her to anyone.
Kat T.
I have little experience playing the fiddle and felt awkward a LOT! Alani helped me feel more at ease and really is helping me zero in on what my goals are and how to reach them. I recommend her highly!
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Maya S.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maya S.

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Maya joined the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra in 2007. After receiving her Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School in 2001, she became a member of the Honolulu Symphony. In Hawaii, she recorded with the prestigious Hawaiian singer Keali’i Reichel on his album Ke’alaokamaile, which was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2005.

A native of Japan, Maya received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from Tokyo University of the Arts. She attended seminars in Japan and England with the Amadeus Quartet and performed in both countries as a member of the Sunrise String Quartet.

In the United States, Maya studied with Masao Kawasaki on scholarships at the Juilliard School, where she received a master’s degree in 2001. She has also studied with Garrett Fischbach from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Yoko Takebe from the New York Philharmonic. She has given solo and chamber music recitals at Lincoln Center in New York and at the Spoleto Music Festival in Italy. She joined Orpheus ...

About Maya

Hi! My name is Maya and I was born in Japan. I graduated from the Juilliard School in 2001 and have been a violinist of New Jersey Symphony since 2007. Did you just pick up the violin for the first time? Have you been working on some pieces but need further help? Are you taking an audition for yo

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Kalimah W.
Micah was very happy with his first class.
Eric J.
My son is very excited about his first session and can’t wait to learn more. Maya is very nice and makes sure to make herself available for her clients.

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Jennifer T.
Maya is an excellent teacher. She is patient and explains things clearly.
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Joshua A.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Philosophy with a Music Minor from Texas State University
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Joshua A.

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I was raised in the Suzuki method, trained in it, and I believe in it. It is the most effective school of education for new musicians who want to learn reliably. I've been teaching it 9 years.

I can talk to you for days about the method, but I will sum it up as quickly as i can.

1: Immersion
2: Daily Practice
3: Listening
4: Strong relationship between student, teacher and parent.

If the student listens everyday, practices everyday, practices what i tell them, and is made to love the music, you will learn. I've taught hundreds of students this way and when all the conditions are met, all my students have had success.

About Joshua

Joshua has been a musician for over seventeen years and has been teaching for nine. He is an award winning composer, critical thinker, and an straight-forward teacher. Joshua has a high standards for his students and himself. Joshua has studied Suzuki method under Dr. Paula Bird for four years and h

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Armine N.

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  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Armine N.

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Armine Nerkararyan is a professional violinist with two Master of Music Degrees in Violin Performance, Chamber Music and Pedagogy, extensive performance and 20+ years of teaching experience of all ages.
Throughout her career, Armine has performed in numerous concerts.
She is an active performer, chamber and studio recording musician and teacher who is very passionate about music. She has been a violin instructor and chamber music coach at Azusa Pacific University, she has also been a violin and viola instructor at Clavier Music School, Yamaha Music School, Young Virtuoso Music School and Happy Strings Music Studio.
Her students have been awarded spots in the competitions, festivals and highly competitive youth orchestras. Her knowledge of European and American traditional methods as well as Suzuki method ensure that the students receive a musical experience of the highest quality.
Throughout her career, Armine has performed in numerous concerts.
She was the Finalist of the Coleman ...

About Armine

Armine Nerkararyan is a professional violinist with two Master of Music Degrees in Violin Performance, Chamber Music and Pedagogy, extensive performance and 20 years of teaching experience of all ages. Throughout her career, Armine has performed in numerous concerts. She is an active performer, c

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"Catherine is a really good teacher. My daughter has learned a lot from her in the way of music theory and violin playing. Catherine also stresses good practice habits, which I like. Catherine knows her music and holds the students to high expectations. She has taught my daughter a lot."
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"My 5 year old has been taking violin lessons from Tigran for the past 6 months and she has been thriving and learning faster than we expected. He is exceptionally patient with her and adapts to her aptitude level. We love what she's been able to learn in such a short amount of time thanks to Tigran."
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Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"dan showed a great understanding for the needs of a beginning student. i think i will learn a great deal from him !"
Chuck
Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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"Glenda is a very patient and encouraging teacher for a new learner"
Mahendra
Took Violin lessons from Glenda J.
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"After reading through a large number of teacher profiles, something about Vera's background, experience, and teaching philosophy made me decide to reach out for lessons, and I am extremely happy that I did, as I look forward to each lesson.

Vera has been absolutely great to work with, and if you are looking for a teacher who will challenge you, and be tough and direct when necessary, but also offer empathy and support to help you grow and learn to the best of your ability, then I highly recommend Vera."
Steve
Took Violin lessons from Vera S.
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"This review is long overdue! Jacqueline has been so patient and kind with me in my violin journey. I truly appreciate her passion for the violin and for teaching. My bow hand has never looked better!"
Dorothy
Took Violin lessons from Jacqueline P.
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"Brilliant teacher! Very generous with his time and very patient with his students."
Katrione
Took Violin lessons from Ardalan G.
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"Zoe was very apprehensive about her first lesson. Susanna made her feel so comfortable. She was so patient and knowledgeable. Zoe is looking forward to her next lesson. I would highly recommend Susanna!!!"
Zoe
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Brandon has thoroughly enjoyed his violin lessons with Autumn - he's learned a lot."
Rick
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"Ardalan was very technical and showed flaws in Ethan."
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Took Violin lessons from Ardalan G.
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