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Tigran N.

33 Reviews
Granada Hills, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Russian, Armenian
  • Awarded Prizewinner from Union Of Composers Of Armenia
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
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Tigran N.

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I strongly believe that, if every child would be provided with an ideal environment, would gain extraordinary ability. There are no exceptions. No one can tell how able man is by the nature. What is known is the ability that is spoiled or developed. It cannot be denied that most children speak their native languages beautifully by learning about 3000-4000 words by age 5 or 6. Nothing can clearer demonstrate of the original power of the human mind. Through the years of studying and teaching music I realized that this is the most important concept for developing each kid's talent, to increase his or her ability to the maximum. Therefore I am combining the great methods of teaching violin. The Suzuki method and the Russian school method. Suzuki method helps at the earliest stage of playing an instrument and I am using later Russian school method for more advanced period of studying.

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About Tigran

Noted violinist and gifted educator. Studied with H. Harutyunyan and V. Khachatryan, students of the great violinist L. Kogan. Tigran N. has been teaching Violin and Viola to students of all ages for over 15 years. He received his Master's degree in Music Performance from The Komitas State Conser

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Katherine
Tigray was very professional yet friendly. My son really enjoyed his first lesson with him.
Hadria S.
Tigran is a skillful, kind, patient and honest teacher. I’m a beginning adult learner and have been progressing very quickly with his help. Tigran’s teaching is structured and organized while keeping the lessons challenging and interesting enough to want to keep going. I value his time and knowledge. I also intend to continue learning the violin from Tigran for the long term. HIGHLY recommend!
Gabe L.
Tigran is patient and pays attention to detail. I would highly recommend him.
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Birute S.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, Lithuanian, Russian
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Masters Degree in Violin Performance and Pedagogy from Lithuanian Music Academy
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Birute S.

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In my private violin/viola studio, I am helping my students to love the learning process. If a student wants to play an instrument for their enjoyment, he comes to me. If students have ambitions to get prepared for the test or audition, they know they will get help. For students who would like to prepare for the evaluating test, I contribute to preparing for the ABRSM (Associated Board of School of Music abrsm.org) exams. If a student is a beginner, I teach using the Suzuki Method.

I love helping students to achieve what they want. By learning their abilities, I help them to enjoy playing an instrument.

About Birute

In my private violin/viola studio, I am helping students of all ages to love the learning process. - If a student wants to play an instrument for their enjoyment, he comes to me. Fiddling, classical music, violin, or violin/viola duets are choices that a student can choose. - If students have a

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Jacqueline P.

13 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Violin from UCLA
  • Teaching since 2008
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Jacqueline P.

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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 pas

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Dorothy
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!
Adam S.
I started taking lessons with Jacqueline after having bought a violin and done some practicing on my own for a few months. She was quickly able to formulate lesson plans for me based on my background and experience. She has also been very good about correcting my technique and pushing me to challenge myself, and is always helpful in answering my many questions. Overall she is a very knowledgeable, professional, down-to-earth and friendly instructor.
Maria
My 11 year old daughter has studied with Jacqueline for 1.5 years and is really enjoying the process. Jacqueline is a kind and warm teacher which is very encouraging. My daughter wants to practice and improve in order to impress her sweet teacher. We are very happy with lessons with Jacqueline. She even teaches Disney music... not just the classics. She will look for whatever my daughter is interested in playing and then plays with her. I highly recommend her.

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Susanna S.

171 Reviews
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Starting at $36
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Awarded Sword of Honor from Sigma Alpha Iota
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Susanna S.

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I've been teaching violin for over 27 years and my students have gone on to play in youth orchestras, community orchestras, attend PMEA and ASTA events or go to college as a music major. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to improve your playing skills and as time goes on you'll be able to play at a more advanced level. I specialize in Traditional Classical violin, typically use Essential Elements 2000, Samuel Applebaum methods, Suzuki methods, Barbara Barber books and traditional scales and etude books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Susanna

Local Students: As of Tuesday May 11, 2021 I am fully vaccinated and so is my family. I have resumed in person lessons in my home if you are fully vaccinated. If you are under 12 years old, you must wear a mask and I will wear a mask too. Susanna S. has over 27 years of teaching experience on

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Crystal
Susanna is an amazing instructor who takes the time with her students to truly get an appreciation of the instrument they are learning. Susanna offers any student patience, understanding and a wealth of knowledge to gain confidence in playing. Highly recommend for any Violin, Viola, or Cello students.
Izz
Absolute BEST music teacher EVER! If patience is a virtue, you will never meet a more virtuous person.

I’ve been taking Viola lesson with Susanna for over four years…including various breaks for health issues (two strokes, carpal tunnel surgery)…and Susanna always knows where to restart lessons.

You can stop looking for a strings teacher now, because you’ve just found the best there is!
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Brianna L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 20; Female: 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelors, Music Education from University of Idaho
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Brianna L.

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I have been playing the violin for 18 years and teaching for 10 years. My curriculum includes a heavy emphasis on sound quality and correct, relaxed technique, followed by musicality and a well rounded music education. My goal is for students to be well versed not only in how to play violin, but also be knowledgeable in music history and theory. I believe that students should enjoy their music lessons while utilizing their individual learning style.

About Brianna

I graduated from the University of Idaho in May 2014. I earned my degree in Instrumental Music Education and have been teaching privately for since 2008. My main instrument is violin, and I am qualified to teach viola, and cello. Before moving to Arizona, I taught many violin students through my ow

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Holly
Brianna is amazing and so sweet and patient with my daughter. She makes the lessons fun and easy to understand. She also goes back over things to make sure they’re ingrained in my daughter’s musical education. We love her as a violin teacher!!!
Xandrian
Brianna has helped me progress with my violin rapidly, and she is very patient and kind. Her studio is great and there is a calm, quiet atmosphere there. I would recommend her to anyone that loves the violin and wishes to progress in their learning.
Katie M.
My daughter really enjoyed her first lesson and is very excited. Brianna is so patient, kind and knowledgable.
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Marina K.

Teaches Online
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  • B.S. Computer Science and Mathematics from Northeastern University
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Marina K.

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I'm a great teacher for young children! I've played the violin for over 10 years and have taught professionally at a music school back home in NY. I've worked a ton with kids, from being a pre-school aid to baby-sitting special needs kids, so I am very good at keeping lessons fun and interactive. Even though I don't play professionally now, growing up with music and having orchestra class be a safe space to express myself was so impactful in shaping the adult I have become. The violin is an amazing instrument to learn and I hope I can spark enthusiasm in your child and inspire them to stay with it as they grow.

About Marina

Hi! I'm Marina and I look forward to possibly working with you! Violin: I have been playing the violin since I was in third grade and took private lessons through middle school. Starting when I was 15, I began teaching private lessons to local elementary schoolers in my area and went on to te

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Santa Monica 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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"Elisa has been great with my teenage boys. She is always prepared for the next step and has really picked up on what will inspire them."
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Took Violin lessons from Elisa B.
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"Susanna is a gifted and helpful teacher as well as a friendly person. You’ll be happy taking lessons with her!"
Aviana
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Susanna is an excellent teacher. I am just a beginner and learned a lot for my first lesson. Her teaching skills are excellent, since I my self am an retired teacher. Cant wait for my next lesson. Highly recommended to all."
Georgia
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Megan is the perfect fit for my quirky son who loves music and playing instruments. Patient, kind and makes it fun!"
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Took Violin lessons from Megan H.
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"Mr. Nader is a wonderful teacher who truly cares about his students. He is kind, patient, and funny. When I first started taking lessons from Mr. Nader, I didn't know how to read the notes, let alone play the violin. But through his patience and encouragement I have drastically improved and have come to really enjoy playing the violin. Mr. Nader is very well educated and knowledgeable about a variety of different kinds of music and the history of music. I am very fortunate to have found such a wonderful instructor."
Erin
Took Violin lessons from Nader T.
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"Nicholas is professional, knowledgeable and easy to talk to. I am excited about future lessons!"
Kelli
Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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"We are very fortunate to have Kelvin as our daughter's violin teacher. He makes learning fun and interesting. She looks forward to her lessons. He's very energetic and is able to keep her focused. We appreciate that he's very patient and addresses any concerns she may be having with her music."
Heydi
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Great teacher! Very patient and has great knowledge of music."
William
Took Violin lessons from Chen C.
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"I met Alethia several years ago when she came in for voice lessons with me. Right out the gate, I could see she was already very skilled and filled with talent. Intonation is a subject near and dear to the hearts of both singers and violinists. Alethia has a solid ear and pays acute attention to tuning. A skill that EVERY musician needs continually work with. She is patient and a diligent musician. I have been pleased to have the opportunity to work beside Alethia in several pro scenarios in town and am proud to say she studies with me to everyone around me. I appreciate her honest nature and sense of humor, she is a pleasure to work with. Highly recommended!"
Francesca
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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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 !"
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Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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