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Heidi Y.

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

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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1981
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Linda C.

22 Reviews
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About Linda

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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Steven
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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Lisa G.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
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Lisa G.

3 Reviews
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I teach all levels of students. My specialty is beginner and intermediate level of students and children.

About Lisa

I am a Colorado Native with a Music Degree from the University of Denver. I started playing the violin in elementary school and never stopped! I picked up the Viola in college. I enjoy playing that as well. I have been teaching group classes for the Cherry Creek School district for over 10 year

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Jackie V.
My daughter, Katie, started her first violin lessons this year with Lisa. I wasn't sure if she was going to enjoy playing the violin as she is only 6 yrs old and pretty lively (hard to keep her still!), but Katie loved Lisa from the start. Lisa is friendly, patient, and easy going with Katie. Within a couple of months, Katie was already practicing her second song and sight reading her music. Lisa is a great violin teacher!
Pam N.
Patient

Lisa is so patient with my active 5 yr old. She keeps my daughter interested in coming back!
JaymeM
very patient teacher!

Lisa is very patient! My son is a typical 8 yr old boy with lots of energy and she is very good at keeping him focused. She is also very good at working on 1 thing at a time and not overwhelming students with no music experience. I would recommend her to anyone interested in learning violin.

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Alicia B.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Alicia B.

14 Reviews
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About Alicia

Alicia has been playing the violin since she can remember thanks to her very talented musical family. Because of their efforts she received her first exposure to loving and teaching music at an early age through attending and later assisting her mother's Suzuki string program. They also afford

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LOGAN
Super happy with the packed lessons. Alicia makes it easy to learn and is patient. I am very surprised how far I’ve come So quickly.
Gabriella S.
Wonderful! Very engaging!
Miguel
Alicia is a great violin teacher. She has a lot of patience and is really good at positive reinforcement. In the five lessons I had with her I was able to improve my technique very much, I’m very glad I decided to take lessons with her.
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Laura S.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • BA in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Laura S.

29 Reviews
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I love teaching violin students of all levels and ages! I focus on having fun playing as well as tone production, intonation, musicality and how to develop a regular practice routine.

About Laura

Laura has taught throughout her musical career and loves nothing better than to introduce students of all ages to the magic of creating their own music! As a teacher, she focuses on balancing inspiration and explanation. Inspiration: because if you don’t love your music, what’s the point? And techn

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Addy
Such a sweet teacher!
mary
Very professional and innovative techniques that guarantee success!
Welcker
Laura has been a great teacher for my 6 year-old daughter (starting taking lessons when she was 5). She is endlessly patient and has a perfect balance of fun and instruction in all her lessons. She helped us every step of the way--picking out the right rental instrument, finding extra workbooks that would be fun, coming up with ways to make practicing at home enticing. Laura is made to be a fiddle teacher--she has a obvious passion both for the music and sharing it with her students. My daughter left every lesson with Laura beaming with pride. I'd recommend anyone searching for a teacher to go with Laura!
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Diana S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • DMA Violin Performance from Florida State University
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Diana S.

2 Reviews
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The violin is an instrument that needs individual approaches to teaching, a very simple example is, I cannot teach in the same way a student that is short to one that is tall. Every single body is different, determining one of my most important philosophies: “Every student is different and they need me to see them as individuals and teach them differently.” As a teacher, I want to provide my students with all the tools that I have developed for them to become better musicians, violinists, and persons. It is my duty to give them knowledge, objectives, and inspiration through the process. And my ultimate goal is to reach the moment when they don’t need me anymore.
I have the compromise to bring the best to my students, and one of the ways to do it is to keep improving myself.

About Diana

Hi! My name is Diana, I am a violinist. I started to play the violin 20 years ago in a Conservatory in Colombia, my home country. I graduated from my undergrad at a very good university in Bogota (Colombia). In 2016 I moved to the US to start my master's in violin performance. Currently, I am in my

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Samantha
Diana was an amazing teacher and coach for my chamber group at Florida State University!! She cares so much for all her students, and is always enthusiastic to help. She is extremely kind and very passionate about teaching others and sharing her knowledge. She’s an incredible musician all around, and I would 100% recommend her to anyone!!
Tyler
Diana was an excellent teacher for our chamber ensemble at Florida State University! She is extremely qualified and was dedicated to improve both our ensemble techniques and musicianship. Not only is Diana an amazing teacher but she is also a great musician anyone will be lucky to study under.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Santa Clara, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Santa Clara is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $230 per hour.
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"Lindsey

My son started working with Ms. Autumn about two years ago. Before he started lessons, he was feeling frustrated and behind other students his age. He is now shifting, using vibrato, and showing so much confidence in his playing. Thank you!"
Lindsey
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Great teacher!!

Anna is an outstanding teacher who really understands how to get through to a student! She places a lot of emphasis on physical aspects of violin technique such as relaxation, that often go unaddressed by most teachers, leading to future problems.

The most striking thing about Anna's pedagogical style is that she is truly passionate about bringing the music to life. She constantly emphasizes the emotional interpretation of the music, however simple the piece may be, and ensures that the student projects the right tonal quality and color to bring out these interpretations.

Working with her has been a great experience, and I always eagerly look forward to the next lesson!"
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Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"Very patient, personable and good at communicating with children"
Autumn
Took Violin lessons from Dee F.
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"He is great teacher , he style of teaching is unique."
Gulissa
Took Violin lessons from Yakov D.
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"Very patient and through"
Glenn
Took Violin lessons from Cameron K.
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"it mite get hard, but she will help you throgh it."
Sarah
Took Violin lessons from Amy R.
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"Awesome!!!!!!!! So sweet! Cool hair : ))"
Maximus
Took Violin lessons from Ray R.
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"Mel is an excellent instructor, not to mention his experience and expertise as a violinist. Our son is five and looks forward to his lessons. We do not have a music background, and with Mel's instruction we have found it easy to practice at home.

- Louis O.'s parents"
Louis
Took Violin lessons from Mel P.
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"Ms. Kathy B. is patient with my daughter. She is very knowledgeable about the violin."
Joy
Took Violin lessons from Kathy B.
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"Ms Pepina is a very pleasant and knowledgeable Teacher; I was at complete ease throughout the lesson."
Floyd
Took Violin lessons from Pepina D.
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