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Marc D.

9 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Marc D.

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Irish, folk and Bluegrass styles, tunes, scales, improvisation techniques

About Marc

I've been playing music since I was 14 years old. I studied classical guitar at State University in Buffalo, NY. and also studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. I love just about every style of music. I mostly play Celtic, Bluegrass, American traditional, jazz, and classical. I al

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Jana Harrington
I appreciate Marc’s knowledge, professionalism, and teaching methods. I also appreciate his practice of social distancing and mask wearing. He was thorough, good-humored, and patient during my lesson.
Roger H.
He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better.
Avery B.
It was really good information and I had a lot of fun.
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Jonathan G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
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Jonathan G.

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I have two graduate degrees in Music Performance. I have taught this subject for over twenty years. I have played as a regular substitute violinist with the Seattle Symphony.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
Jordan
Jordan really enjoyed his first lesson. Jonathan validated for him that the daily work he is putting in is helpful and gave him small steps to go forward with.
Catalina
Great first lesson! Friendly, and very easy to follow. Looking forward to our next lesson.
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Elias S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
  • Teaching since 2014
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

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violins, viola, mandolin, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profes

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Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
Jacqui
Elias is great! My daughter is 7 and this was her first exposure to violin lessons. She loves Elias, says how patient and nice he is, and can’t wait for her next lesson each week. I highly recommend him!
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Rebecca M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
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Rebecca M.

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Students of all ages, skill level, and experience are welcome! I tailor my teaching style uniquely for each individual student, and my goal is to help you cultivate your love for music, set personal goals, explore the complete repertoire, build and maintain the fundamentals, learn new techniques, challenge yourself to your highest aspirations, and above all have fun! Expectations will be suited according to each student’s personal desires, taste, and level. I encourage staying in touch throughout the week, as I am always willing to offer additional help, answer questions, help solve problems, in between lessons!

About Rebecca

I believe that anyone can learn and love music! All it takes is a spark of desire and some hard work. Students of all ages, skill level, and experience are welcome! I tailor my teaching style uniquely for each individual student, and my goal is to help you cultivate your love for music, set person

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Mel P.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Education from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
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Mel P.

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Classical, traditional method and Suzuki method. Studied with Dr. John Kendall, founder of the Suzuki method for the United States. Have played with Southern Illinois University orchestra and the St. Louis Symphony exhibition concert. Have performed in Europe, North America and Asia.

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructor

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Kaitlyn
Mel is fantastic! I have only been taking lessons with him for a short time, but I feel like I have really made a lot of improvement! He is extremely patient and really cares about music. You can truly tell he puts his all into his lessons and truly cares about his students. Music is his passion and his optimism and love for music is contagious.

I decided to learn the violin and had no experience or background at all. Mel helped me start off with the essentials and is making sure I know proper form! I am beyond grateful that I found him and recommend him to anyone looking to learn. I promise you won’t regret hiring him to help you along your musical journey. I am most definitely looking forward to all my future lessons! Thank you Mel!
Jack
I have been taking lessons with Mel for almost two months.
As an adult learner who tried to learn violin on my own for the last six months I have found Mel to be a lifesaver.
He has been very patient and has helped me to fix all the bad habits I developed. The lessons are a nice mix of theory, skill development and working on fun songs.
I highly recommend him.
Adam L.
My 17-year-old son looks forward to his lessons with Mel. My goal was to restore my son's love of the violin that he started to play many years ago. Lessons with Mel did just that. My son says that Mel's delightful and personable style makes it safe for kids to be kids who are learning and growing. I hear Mel play things during my son's lessons and as a musician, I can tell he is a violinist and a musician of the highest order. I was so impressed. He keeps the lessons focused but fun. My son is already improving and more importantly, he is in love with the violin again. My son and I highly recommend him. He's a gem.
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Julia M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Speaks French
  • Master of Music from The Juilliard School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Julia M.

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Private Violin Teacher

As a graduate of The Juilliard School and a former member of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, I have extensive experience performing as a classical violinist and violist in solo, chamber, and orchestral music. I have been playing the violin since the age of 5 and have participated recently in many well known music programs such as the Verbier Festival in Switzerland, the Music Academy of the West, New York String Orchestra Seminar, and Aspen Music Festival. I have experience teaching in violin sections in orchestra and group classes through the Tufts Community Music Program. I grew up learning through the Suzuki method, so I encourage learning by ear and emphasize the importance of efficient and organized practice. In a lesson with me, I would focus on learning classical violin technique in order to produce the best sound, while allowing the student to pick their repertoire based on their musical preferences, however always encouraging exploration of the classical genre!

About Julia

My name is Julia, and I am a graduate of The Juilliard School and a former violist of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. I teach both viola and violin, from beginner to advanced levels. I am also available for practice help sessions or one time coachings. I grew up learning through the Suzuki meth

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Lauren
My daughter loves Julia and has progressed so much in the past few months! Very engaging and professional
Stephen
Very inspiring!

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Sausalito 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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"Best instructor ever! My daughter can't wait to take her violin lessons every week. Celeste is patient and she helped my daughter to gain new appreciation for music!"
Phebe Williams
Took Violin lessons from Celeste P.
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"Ms. Dongyi is a Fantastic mentor and our son waits for his Violin class with her, more than school, or any of his other activites! Thank you very much, Ms. Dongyi for being such a great teacher. We are very grateful."
Siddarth (Sid)
Took Violin lessons from Dongyi H.
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"This teacher is optimal for beginners of all ages. She is patient and always willing to go beyond."
Steve
Took Violin lessons from Diane G.
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"Thomas is an intelligent,diligent and warm young man. He is a prompt and dedicated teacher. My daughter learned a great deal in a short period of time. She is looking forward to working with him in the future. We wish him the best of luck with his future endeavors."
Christine
Took Violin lessons from Thomas V.
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"First lesson went great!"
RYAN
Took Violin lessons from Catherine W.
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"Love how She teaches, so encouraging, works with young children very well. She makes Accommodations, and is well educated. I enjoy seeing my daughter learn and always can’t wait for the next lesson."
Natalya
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"This was our first meeting with Catherine,she appropriately dressed and on time. She answered all my questions.She and my child worked well together they seem to be a good fit."
Anaya
Took Violin lessons from Catherine W.
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"She was able to keep my daughter engaged and was very flexible with keeping up with my daughter's youthful personality."
Violet
Took Violin lessons from Regina H.
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"Stephanie is extraordinary!

I never gave it any thought that it would be possible to learn such a complex instrument via Skype. To find someone as professionally trained as her is very challenging in of itself, but to have someone of her caliber teach my daughter from many miles away in the comfort of our home is truly amazing! Stephanie was very patient, observant, extremely knowledgeable and a talented teacher. It is quite a luxury to have the opportunity to work with her. I'd recommend her highly. If you are hesitant to try her online lessons I would suggest you at least give it a chance; you will be pleasantly surprised."
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Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"Johnthan was great with my daughter"
Serri
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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