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Heidi Y.

San Mateo, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 20; Female: 5 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Heidi Y.

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Heidi believes that technique and mastery of the instrument will come once the student realizes they have the ability to do so. She teaches in a way that encourages the student's natural musical talent and models the discipline of practice skills. Heidi believes that learning a new skill can be challenging at times, but learning music should be fun.
She has taught kids as young as 3 yrs old and is also experienced and comfortable teaching adults. She is able to prepare for auditions, performances, or if the student is just looking to get a few tunes under their belt.

About Heidi

Heidi Yoo is a violinist based in Peninsula, teaching violin throughout the bay area since 2006. She is currently teaching at a music studio in San Mateo as well as privately in the Palo Alto areas. She has also taught group classes in an after school setting for Elementary age children in San F

Angela S.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English, Spanish
  • BA Viola teaching from Conservatory of Music Rafael Orozco
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Angela S.

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After more than 12 years of teaching experience my lessons got to the perfect point of balance of being fun and educative, engaging but not overwhelming, personalized but keeping up with the national stanidards so you can see progress, you will feel like practicing and being able to play with others. Just if you want!

About Angela

Angela is a violin and viola teacher with more that 12 years of experience. She started her music studies in Spain, where she finished her Bachelor Degree in music in 2004 and where most of her performance and teaching experience was forged between the classical, contemporary and regional styles. H

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Linda C.

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Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
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Linda C.

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I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I h

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My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!
Janet P.
very comfortable and satisfying first lesson.
JoAnn C.
Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!

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Michael D.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 8 to 60
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Michael D.

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I love teaching the violin! In my five years of teaching, I have taught all ages and all levels of experience. No matter what type of music you are trying to learn, it is important that you have a solid technical foundation in order to play whatever music speaks to your heart. In addition to teaching you the mechanics of violin playing, it is also important to me that you understand the "why"- why certain techniques work better than others.

Two years ago, I injured left arm and thought that I wouldn't be able to play the violin ever again. I basically had to re-teach myself the violin, and not take anything in my playing for granted. This radically changed not only my physical approach to playing the violin but also my mental approach. A mistake made while playing is not the end of the world, but is in fact an opportunity to learn and become even better.

Nothing makes me happier than seeing a student understand a concept that they've been struggling with, or play something that

About Michael

Hi! My name is Michael and I have over 17 years of playing experience and 5 years of teaching experience. I have experience teaching students of all ages and levels of experience. I obtained my Bachelor of Music degree in violin from Shenandoah Conservatory and a Master of Music and Professional Pe

Tyler S.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tyler S.

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Tyler recently completed his Viola Performance Degree from Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. Tyler attended Scripps Ranch High School and has played with many youth orchestras in the San Diego area, including YPO, SDYS, CYO, and YAS. He was trained as a classical violist since the age of 12, after an introduction to piano at age six. He has played professionally with Jazz and commercial music artists including, Pretty Lights, Michal Menert, and Denver Based rock bands Eldren and Petals of Spain. Tyler is currently pursuing audio engineering and teaching credentials.

About Tyler

Tyler recently completed his Viola Performance Degree from Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. Tyler attended Scripps Ranch High School and has played with many youth orchestras in the San Diego area, including YPO, SDYS, CYO, and YAS. He was trained as a classical violist since the age o

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This was my sons first lesson and it went very well. Tyler was patient but firm and we saw good results. Thank you Tyler!
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Braxton P.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
  • Teaching since 2011
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Braxton P.

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As a violinist I have performed at venues across North America as an orchestra member as well as a soloist. I debuted with an orchestra in 2014 at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

About Braxton

Hello, I am Braxton Porter a Southern California multi-instrumentalist. My training has taken me around the world performing wind, strings, percussion and as a vocalist from little theaters in Italy to Notre Dame de Paris to Walt Disney concert hall. I have several degrees in music and specialize

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in San Mateo, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in San Mateo is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $230 per hour.
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"I have been taking violin lessons with Connie for almost 2 years now and i would highly recommend her! She has really helped me correct a lot of my bad habits from years of just playing on my own. Connie is professional, very patient and passionate about music and teaching. I take lessons with her privately (not with Take Lessons) and am thankful to have her as my teacher!"
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"Mel gives my daughter violin lessons and I cannot say how highly I recommend him. He tries to incorporate their taste of music into lessons thus making learning fun."
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Took Violin lessons from Mel P.
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"She taught how to tune, how to hold the bow and violin, and how to play a song with several variations. All in one class!"
Laurie
Took Violin lessons from Megan R.
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"I cannot say enough wonderful things about Miss Autumn! She is really an inspiring instructor for my two children. They have been working with her for about two years and are so excited each week for their lessons. Highly recommend!"
Elizabeth F.
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Hilary is very patient and experienced in teaching violin to my girl who is only 3 years old. I am totally impressed. My little girl is so looking forward to her lessons."
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Took Violin lessons from Hilary L.
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"First lesson and so far so good! Very patient, warm and incredibly knowledgeable. She reignited my excitement for learning :0)"
Heather
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Elisa is a great teacher! She is sooooo talented! She was teaching violin to my 8 year old daughter in Ventura CA. She is very kind and patient with kids. We highly recommend her for teaching. We wish she could stay longer. Miss her."
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Took Violin lessons from Elisa R.
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"Very knowledgeable instructor and extremely accommodating. I lived slightly outside his radius and he went to great lengths to have TakeLessons extend his service area."
Logan Johnson
Took Violin lessons from Damien G.
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"Very nice guy. He puts a strong emphasis on both technique and theory."
Meika
Took Violin lessons from DeAndre K.
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"My daughter had violin lesson with Ms. Crisitna since 2017
my daughter start violin from school and seems has some difficulties that school teacher doesn't have much time help one to one.
So we start having private lesson outside,and Ms Crisitna has helps my daughter fix a lot foundation and build solid skill to apply on school songs. Which is good way for long term playing."
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Took Violin lessons from Cristina H.
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