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Joy S.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $36
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joy S.

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I believe that learning to play music is not just to attain mastery or even to become a professional in the craft. Instead, playing music can be a journey in learning to express emotion, experience beauty, and cultivate virtue, diligence and character. And these things, once cultivated, can’t help but take root and grow – dancing in and out of the notes they play and spilling into all areas of their lives.

I believe that teaching is not just about instruction, but about mentorship. Not just transferring information, but building relationship. Together as parent and teacher we will partner to instill passion and joy for learning within your child.

About Joy

When I was a little girl… Music was the language of my home. I learned to sing before I could speak and understood sound and rhythm through the clanking keys of the piano. Violin quickly made its entrance and carried me through college, launching me into a career in music & education. I kep

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Lara
I found Joy to be smart, reliable, positive, and she not only
learned the processes and procedures in my department, but also has improved upon them. Further, her
personality is kind, calm, and she was able to fit right into my close knit team of counselors seamlessly.
Sonya Martin
Joy is a fantastic teacher! She brings a lot of energy to the lesson and really engages with her students. She knows how to make each child feel special and proud of themselves.
Alana
Joy is a wonderful, hard-working teacher. She is very thoughtful of her students. She is always trying to find creative ways to teach. She is reliable and trustworthy. I saw my daughter grow and learn so much from Joy in the couple of years we had her teach. I highly recommend her.
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

45 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Danish, French
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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Mary-Elizabeth H.

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Music lessons with me are FUN! I am here to help you learn and support you along your journey.

My teaching method is special because it is tailored specifically to your needs. You are welcome if you're brand new to violin or if you've played for years.

I have been teaching privately and in music schools for 24 years and beginners are my specialty! I teach ages 5+. We learn songs that you are interested in. You will receive a balanced music education that covers all aspects of playing music.

About Mary-Elizabeth

Hello! I am a professional violin/fiddle player and singer. I have recently relocated from NYC to Los Angeles for a little more sun and sand. I have been teaching private and group classes for over 25 years, since 1995. In New York I performed and taught music classes all over Manhattan and Brooklyn

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Audrey
As an adult learner who has always been interested in the violin, I have really enjoyed my experience with Mary-Elizabeth. She is a positive, patient, and encouraging teacher. We have been doing virtual lessons together and I am very impressed with how well she is able to offer corrections to my sound, posture, bow placement, etc... through a computer screen. It just goes to show how knowledgeable she is at her craft. I highly recommend Mary-Elizabeth for violin lessons.
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Maya
My daughter had her first lesson today and she can’t wait for the next one!
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Jacqueline P.

17 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jacqueline P.

17 Reviews
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Be a violin virtuoso!

About Jacqueline

As of 4/28 I will be fully vaccinated and am accepting in person students two weeks after that. Hello future students! I've been playing violin for 23 of my 29 years of age and teaching for 13 years. I believe that the most important part of learning the violin is having fun and building a pass

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Nannearl
Jacqueline is fantastic. If you’re in the fence, just say yes.
Tom
Jacqueline is an amazing teacher and musician. Not only is she a master player but a gifted teacher. The two talents don't always go hand in hand. She quickly had me playing songs while also instilling the important basics of learning a good bow hand, fingering and ear training. Jae -- that's the name she goes by -- is a one of a kind find!
Joshua
Jacqueline has been very patient and kind - best violin teacher ever!
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Cooper B.

4 Reviews
Valley Village, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks
  • Philosophy from University of Oregon
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cooper B.

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Do you want to play your favorite song? Are you just beginning to play violin or are you picking it up again after years of it gathering dust? Are you hoping to expand your self-expression? I can help you with that. I have 13 years of training as a classical violinist, many years of experiences in orchestral playing, two years as a touring musician in a gypsy jazz/jug band, and two years of experience teaching children with special needs. I can teach any age of beginner or intermediate student. I will make it fun for you to learn and also give you the knowledge you need in ear training, scales, and sight reading that will make you an excellent violinist. I also have experience adding violin to pop and rock music. Let's do it!

About Cooper

I am a professional musician and music teacher in Los Angeles. I've been writing, recording, and performing as a musician since I was 5. I play in a local rock/pop band as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and song writer. I have experience in classical, bluegrass/gypsy jazz, rock and pop musical sty

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David
I’ve worked with Cooper in studio and seen him perform on stage countless times. He is a prolific and multi-dimensional songwriter adept at writing and performing in a wide range of musical styles. To add to that, he is one of the best stage performers I’ve seen. I highly recommend taking lessons from him!
Linda Faye
Highly recommend.
“The pupil gets to be the star, Cooper Bombadil helps that star shine.”

I asked Cooper Bombadil if I could write a review/reference for him because I was impressed with his abilities to instruct while allowing my songwriting creativity and vision to be held as valid. He built trust and gently augmented but never overshadowed my work. Through encouraging examination of my progress, he illuminated and clarified the project rather than tailoring it to fit his own agenda.
This is a gift that should be shared to others with musical aspirations! His sensitivity, insights and solid suggestions helped me achieve a goal that had lain dormant for ten years. I am beyond satisfied with his songwriting instruction services and plan on exploring his vocal coaching!
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Brandon
Cooper is an excellent musician and very patient teacher! I highly recommend you start taking lesson with him. He’s great with all age levels and made it really fun!
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Lucas B.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • BM Violin Performance from Florida State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lucas B.

41 Reviews
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Learning to play the violin doesn't have to be a task. I believe conquering a musical instrument is as much about love as it is dedication. I wouldn't be where I am today without the love and support of my teachers throughout the years. With my teaching, I intend to instill great technical facility as well as a love and respect for the instrument. (Students must provide their own violin)

About Lucas

Hi, thank you for stopping by my profile! My name is Lucas and I teach the violin! Who Do I Teach? Currently, I serve as Adjunct Violin Professor at Seminole State College as well as run a private studio of my own for students in and around the Orlando area and many online students from all o

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Kelly L.
Lucas is an amazing teacher and i'm quite happy he teaches me. (He's also really funny!)
Maggie S.
Lucas is a fantastic teacher. He's very engaging with my daughter and she really feels comfortable talking with him and playing for him. I love that he is easy-going, yet really informative. Very happy we get to work with him!
Kyle
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Gio A.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • BA Music from University of Central Florida
  • Teaches Beginner
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Gio A.

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I teach violin at the New School for Leadership and the Arts, mostly to novice players, and I have experience teaching violin to children of all ages.

My primary instrument is guitar, which I've played for about 25 years in many different bands, styles, and genres. I studied music and classical guitar at University of Central Florida, and during that time I also helped teach violin to a class of third graders. I'm not a pro violinist, but I have plenty of experience working with novice players, helping them develop proper technique, sight reading, ear training, and other skills needed to advance to the next level.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wha

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in San Gabriel is $74. 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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"Ben was patient, kind and full of knowledge. He was great at noticing her hand placement and would make visual corrections as well as show her examples of where she should be. For our first online lesson, I was very impressed. We still need to learn more about the technical aspects of being online (example: where to move the output video placement) but I think that just adds to the fun and experience of the whole process."
Rhyan
Took Violin lessons from Ben U.
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"Dr. Kalantzi has been an excellent instructor for my daughter. We have been taking lessons from her for several years. She is very personable and patient with my daughter, knows how to motivate her and make each lesson (and homework) fun, and continues to look for ways to help her improve. I would recommend Dr. Kalantzi for anyone new to violin as well as for more seasoned musicians."
Jeff
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"She is very patient and experienced teacher."
Rakesh
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"I’m 72 years old and just learning to play the violin. My hands tremble and I suffer from Arthritis. I was a bit apprehensive to start learning violin at my age. Nick quickly put my fears to rest. He’s treated me like a queen since my first lesson. He never rushes me and puts up with my hard hearing too! I look forward to spending weekend mornings with Nick. He is a true Argentinian sweet heart! He has literally changed my outlook on life. Since I lost my husband, I spiraled into deep depression. The violin has given my life a new meaning. Viva Nicolas! Viva Papa Francisco!"
Minh Tu
Took Violin lessons from Nicolas R.
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"I love these lessons! He makes things very easy to understand and is very encouraging and knowledgeable!"
Natalie
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"The great teacher, Jae set a detailed plan for me, and I am improved a lot.
She taught me basic technical skills and it is really helpful to play a classical piece. I am looking forward to having the next lesson this week.
Thank you, Jae."
Haena Stephanie
Took Violin lessons from Jae B.
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"Juiry is very patient and fantastic teacher."
satya
Took Violin lessons from Jiuri Y.
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"The best of both worlds, Olivia teaches with patience and enthusiasm, and also with focus and skilled technicality. My child has a revived love for playing music and it is without a doubt because of Olivia’s commitment to making practicing and excelling in music a natural joy and not an obligation. As a parent, that speaks volumes!"
Linnie
Took Violin lessons from Olivia W.
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"Richard is a great music teacher. Very patient. My child started her first violin lessons and looking forward."
Joanna
Took Violin lessons from Richard H.
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"Ms. Jae is fun, patient and insightful. I've really enjoyed taking lessons with her and have learned a lot! I would recommend Jae to any new or experienced violinist."
Christina
Took Violin lessons from Jae B.
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