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Diane G.

12 Reviews
Bonsall, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 60; Female: 5 to 60
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Diane G.

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I have been teaching the violin/fiddle to children and adults for 9 years. My speciality is in teaching young children and youth. I do teach methods that are appropriate to their level, whether they are beginners or have been playing for a while. I love teaching adult beginners as well, we all need a good start with a firm technique base for left and right areas (violin and bow) of playing the violin. I teach from the concept of Musicianship: warm ups to prevent injury, correct techniques for playing, and using theory books and violin method books that are creative and easy to follow and understand, both for children and adults. I teach note-reading as well as aural learning because a student, young or older, needs both music notation and ear training to gain the best possible perspective on learning this instrument and having fun. As a teacher, I love being creative in lessons, it's very important and helps the student to assimilate the techniques and pieces so they can move ...

About Diane

I love to teach the violin, viola and fiddle. I really enjoy working with adult beginners to help them discover music. You are never too old to learn! I also enjoy working with young children and youth to establish a wonderful foundation for the student. I have special training in working with chi

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Mayumi T.
Diane is an amazing teacher!! My two daughters (8 and 12yrs old) have been taking lessons from Diane for over 2 years and they love her lessons! Diane is very kind-hearted, very positive, and patient. They have a great violin rental and purchasing program with a very reasonable price and her husband as a professional luthier, setting up all the instruments for us and whenever the kids need to switch a violin size, they take care of it. We are very happy with Diane and it's hard to find a teacher like her.
Nancy
Was my first violin lesson today, and Diane is very thorough and easy to follow. She is excited about the violin and not just a teacher so I already know that I have a great teacher. I am so excited about my journey with her!
Amber A.
Diane is a fabulous teacher!! When my daughter wanted to start violin and fiddle I knew I would need to know something about violin to help her at home. So, Diane taught my 5 year old and me. Diane really has an amazing bond with my daughter and has truly become one of our family... She makes the lessons fun and engaging for my daughter... She takes a personal interest in her students and gears the lessons to their level. Diane is always willing to work with you when it comes to schedules as well, for example: summer time vacations.... I highly recommend Diane as an instructor. She knows her instrument, her theory, and how to convey the information to adults and small children. We have now been taking lessons for a couple of years and my daughter still looks forward to them and that is due to the investment that Diane has personally made in their relationship!
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Nader T.

10 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English and Persian, I speak Persian
  • Awarded University of New Mexico Composition Competition, 2nd & 1st prize of Atwater Kent Composition Competitions at the University of California, Los Angeles from U. N. M. and UCLA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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, correc

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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.

Shahrzad P.

8 Reviews
Poway, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Persian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor. Global instrument instructing from Tehran conservatory
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Shahrzad P.

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Private Violin Teacher

Students can expect to learn the fundamentals of the Violin. The love of the Violin will be something my students will experience.I like to provide a first class experience that my students learn to love and will cause them to embrace Violin for a life time.

About Shahrzad

Shahrzad P. was born in 1983 in Tehran,Iran and she started playing Violin at a young age. Her passion for Violin and her natural abilities created an opportunity for her at a young age to enter Tehran Music Conservatory. She was taught by two major Russian professors: Mamuka Dolidzeh and Lika Ka

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Elle W.
We absolutely love and adore her as an instructor. We enjoyed her so much we scheduled a lesson the very next day. She is warm, friendly and patient. I am amazed by how much she taught my daughter in just two lessons. We look forward to having her as an instructor for years. Absolutely the best instructor ever!
Nathan S.
Shahrzad has a way of keeping my 11 y.o. son engaged throughout the entire lesson. He has fun, but at the same time he is being challenged. He practices without us even asking,. He will start orchestra in middle school this year and I know he will be ready!
Shirley Y.
Shahrzad was excellent. She teaches with great passion and knows what to point out on my weakness. Not only is she thorough, she also knows when to demonstrate the piece of music. I really enjoyed my lesson with her. Thank you.

Meet Online Violin Teachers Serving San Marcos, CA

Cheyenne R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Cheyenne R.

5 Reviews
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Online Violin Teacher

Work on bowing exercises, finger exercises, rythm and pitch. Learn the different tempos and how to play them.

About Cheyenne

I have played the violin for 15 years, starting from when I was in elementary school. I participated in the orchestras for middle and high school. In these orchestras, we participated in many competitions and festivals. When I was in college, I joined a community orchestra called the East County Y

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Ivy
She is good with children. Could be a little stricter. But she is decicated and always on time. :-)
Vanessa
Very patient and helpful for a beginner.
Sophia
Friendly and patient
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Tracy E.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Violin and Viola Performance from Northwestern University
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Tracy E.

3 Reviews
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Online Violin Teacher

Tracy is an experienced teacher with 20 years of experience. She has taught hundreds of students, both online and in person with great success. Tracy and her husband ran a high-end wedding business for many years and played an average of 47 venues a year in addition to her named chairs in 3 orchestras.

About Tracy

Hi there! I'm glad you found my profile on TakeLessons! Students that find learning from me a rewarding experience are goal-oriented, hard-working and dedicated to learning the art of musicianship! I also love working with beginners who commit themselves to building a strong foundation to set thems

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Brenda
Tracy is a caring, organized teacher with excellent training and years of experience that benefit her students. She is also a talented player who has held top positions in a number of orchestras. I highly recommend her both for her patient approach with young children and for her ability to challenge even the most advanced player.
Joe
Tracy is an unbelievable instructor! Her experience and talent is obvious and I’m just surprised that someone of her caliber will teach people like me online! 😂😜

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Eugene H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Eugene H.

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About Eugene

Greetings and Salutations! I want to let you know, whether you're a music student or a fellow lover of music, that you have great untapped potential for music! More so than most people would tell you, because music is a powerful, life giving, uplifting gift that comes to all those that love and enj

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Sarah C.
Mr. Eugene is an excellent instructor. He is informative, positive, and able to accurately assess the needs of the student. We didn't miss a beat with the virtual lesson, I felt it was as good if not better than any face to face lesson. We would highly recommend Mr. Eugene for violin (or piano), his extensive music knowledge and experience added an invaluable foundation to the instruction. Thank you!
Kas R.
Excellent Teacher

I am an older student and I started to learn to play the piano more than a year ago under a different teacher. I started with Eugene about 4 months ago. I was struggling with the piano previously. But after just 2 lessons with Eugene, I found myself playing confidently. Eugene explains so clearly and everything makes sense to me now. I enjoy practicing everyday now. He is excellent teacher, patient, and very professional. He is always on time.
NkiruU
Eugene is the best piano teacher I have ever had! He doesn't just know how the teach piano but music as well! I'm so glad that I chose him!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in San Marcos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in San Marcos is $76. 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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"My 12 year old grandson has been playing violin since he was 5. He started playing with Nikita in August 2017. Nikita is correcting all the bad habits that have crept into RJ's playing. I can see a huge difference in his confidence as well as the quality of his playing. Nikita has been extremely patient with him and has been very flexible with his lesson times due to sports schedules. Thank you Nikita!"
Jane
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"I feel confident in meeting my goals.

Shannon is a great teacher. Our first lesson together was great. She is focused on my needs and what's going to help me achieve my goals. She really knows what she is doing."
Chris
Took Violin lessons from Shannon B.
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"My daughter was really happy with the lesson.
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Rayna
Took Violin lessons from Will R.
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"Alethia was a great choice. She is energetic, encouraging, talented, and works well with kids."
Cathy
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Kim can teach you or your child, no matter where you are!

I was 30 when I decided to rekindle my love for the violin. I hadn’t played since before YouTube was invented, and I was skeptical about learning violin online. By the first lesson, Kim had already corrected poor habits I didn’t know I had, just after hearing me play a few scales. She adjusted her teaching style to my personality so seamlessly that I felt I was just getting pointers from a dear violinist friend whose advice is always spot-on. Weekly practice never felt like work, because Kim tailored my assignments to my goals. Before I knew it, I was playing complex concertos I could never do in high school. I started out being able to play just one major scale. Within 10 months, I was in Suzuki Book 4!
I can’t say enough about Kim’s expert teaching skills. During a sight-reading of a very difficult piece, I became so frustrated that I wanted to stop the lesson and try again later. Kim encouraged me until I had gotten all the way through, and pointed out what I could learn from my performance. When I had time to calm down, I realized that Kim can do this for any student; adults, children, and adults whose inner child throws a tantrum when they’re frustrated by a musical challenge. :-)

Teachers like Kim are rare, and worth their weight in gold. I learned so much more than violin fundamentals through my lessons with her. I’m convinced Kim can teach anyone, of any age—even through an online platform."
Kathryn
Took Violin lessons from Kimberly B.
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"Lynn is taking violin lessons for my kids for almost 4 years. She is sincere, patient and encouraging. My kids have learnt a lot from her."
Mona
Took Violin lessons from Lin X.
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"Tigran is clearly the best music teacher I've encountered thus far. He's not only extremely knowledgeable and an experienced music teacher, but also an excellent human being. He goes above and beyond his normal duties to make sure that his students excel in music. He's a very caring and a patient instructor. I strongly recommend Tigran to anyone who's interested in music!"
Ritesh Mathew
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"Nikita is a great violinist and teacher! I am studying violin in college right now and wanted a teacher to help me progress during my summer break. I really appreciated how he started with where I was at and built upon that. I highly recommend him to any violinist whether you're just starting out or are an advanced player, he can help you progress and reach your goals."
Aubrey
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"I thought the lesson was perfect. Jessica is a natural with the violin and with people. I'm looking forward to learning more. Thank you!"
June Wisnom
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Mark, You are an amazing teacher. You encourage, inspire, identify variety of techniques to teach and help learn. You are flexible to work to the needs of the student.
Wish you a wonderful new year 2021 !!"
Sasirajaan
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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