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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the violin. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Michael R.

25 Reviews
Santa Clara, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • BA in Music from University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 2002
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Michael R.

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Violin is one of my favorites to listen to and includes such a wide range of music, from fiddle, to blues to of course classical.

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dram

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Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!
Matthew C.
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Valeria P.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Certification of Recognition from " Eloy Alfaro" Theater- Guayaquil - Ecuador
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Valeria P.

13 Reviews
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Extensive knowledge in leading all aspects of musical shows and orchestras. Internationals tours in South America including Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador. Performed three times as part of the orchestra for Richard Clayderman on his Ecuador tour.I have a vast experiene for 10 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate violin student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Want to play your favorite songs? Interested in learning to write and read music?
Not only will you be playing your favorite playlist songs, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Do not hesitate . Never is late to start learning a new instrument. Let's get started!!!

About Valeria

I am a professional violinist. I have a Bachelors Degree in Music with a violin specialization and Musical Pedagogy. Violin students can expect to improve week to week in their skills and technique. It is important to be consistent with violin classes; I teach students to release built up tension a

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MARBEL
She is an excellent teacher. I've been with her for more than a year. and already made presentations and learned a lot with her. I like your study skills that makes the class more fun. I like very much how she goes step by step with patience that has given me a lot of confidence. I recommend it
Jennifer R.
I love her
Jennifer R.
I thought she was a great teacher she is really kind and helpful
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Angela K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Angela K.

2 Reviews
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My approach to teaching is individualized for each student and I personalize lessons to each student’s needs and abilities. I have mostly taught children between the ages of 9 and 17. I look forward to helping new students of all levels achieve their goals.

About Angela

I am a graduate of The Juilliard School, where I received my Bachelor and Master of Music degrees, and am currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts at the Eastman School of Music. I have experience teaching violin and chamber music at New York City public schools and at summer music programs.

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Sunny
I took private violin lessons with Angela for two years. She is a wonderful teacher who has helped me improve tremendously. Her way of teaching is friendly and professional.
Thea (mom: Ketura) B.
Very nice and patient as we get into this new process of learning virtually.
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Kostadin D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Bulgarian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Section Viola from Colorado Springs Philharmonic
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Kostadin D.

3 Reviews
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Lessons are tailored to fit each individual student's ability and goals. I believe in challenging students while maintaining a supportive and encouraging environment. Lessons will cover music theory, technique, and solo pieces. The goal is to develop in each student the specific skills needed to play a string instrument as well as to nurture an understanding and love for music.
Lessons take place at my apartment in Southeast Denver, near Hampden and I-25. Students are expected to prepare for and participate annual studio recitals.

About Kostadin

I was raised in a musical family in my home country of Bulgaria, where I attended a highly competitive full-time performing arts school from age 6. I was trained in the Russian school of violin playing and have found this to be a very successful method for my younger students in the United States. A

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Karin G.
My daughter has shown so much improvement over the past two years with Koko. He is patient with her when she's distracted and challenges her when she needs it. According to her "he is a really good teacher."
Krystle W.
I've been taking lessons since April and have noticed a huge improvement thanks to Koko. He's very positive and offers insightful corrections and alternatives where needed(but also pushes me when needed). Highly recommend!!
Courtney
I love his supportive and positive nature.
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William S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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William S.

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I have played violin for 14 years, studied under Julliard-trained violinists, and played with professional ensembles. I will teach you how to properly hold the violin, various bow techniques, and beginner and intermediate repertoire. I also have experience working with people with developmental differences.

About William

I am an experienced multi-instrumentalist who plays violin, voice, guitar, trombone, and euphonium. I have played in youth orchestras and jazz bands and have soloed with the longest-running orchestra in the country, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra. I currently play violin and sing in my church band.

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Stephanie
William is a fantastic violin teacher! He is so willing to help me play the music that I am interested in playing rather than having his own agenda :) William's lessons are really fun, and his own enthusiasm for the violin really inspires me to practice.
JALIL SOBREVALS
William is a very professional and dedicate teacher, I have been taking some lessons with him, he always encourage and help me to improve my technique, always keeping the class easy and fun, I have feel a great improvement in a short amount of time, I'm happy to continue my violin journey with him.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Scotts Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Scotts Valley 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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"Jonathan was great with my daughter. He was very patient and he provided a lot of quality instruction."
Sofia
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan B.
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"Great job! I’m excited to learn violin."
Russ
Took Violin lessons from Chelsea S.
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"Connie is a teacher who really concentrates on the positive. She is a teacher who gives positive feedback in every lesson. She knows the material inside and out. Connie has a lot of joy in her teaching. She is a joyful and lovely person. I find her an amazing teacher!"
Patricia
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"Mr. Kelvin is amazing!

Mr. Kelvin is an amazing guy. He teaches in depth, and the classes were very flexible and insightful. I was inspired by his passion of music, knowledgeable techniques, and his enthusiasm. Violin is a powerful instrument and I want to learn as he'll teach me. There's quality in his teachings, and I if you choose Mr. Kelvin, you can trust that you'll learn good habits and have encouragement every step of the way. I couldn't have chose better."
Alexis
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Excellent violin teacher

Charlene has done a wonderful job with teaching my 6 year old daughter the fundamentals of playing the violin using the Suzuki method. She has not only helped technically, but has also given my daughter the encouragement and patience necessary to develop her confidence with playing. Her high level of experience and passion for playing the violin is very evident. I would highly recommend Charlene to anyone looking to improve their performance with this instrument."
Nicole
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"I had such a wonderful experience with Tania as my violin teacher. I minored in music at Florida State University and was lucky enough to be her violin student for two years (August 2013-May 2015). Tania was extremely patient and encouraging, and was very skilled in teaching me how to balance focus on technical details as well as on the "bigger picture" of emotion and musicality. In my opinion and experience, Tania's greatest strength as a teacher is being very adaptable to her students' needs. When I was preparing for an important audition, her expectations and demands were where they needed to be in order for me to succeed. Months later, when I was approaching exams and graduation, she recognized that practicing every day was not my priority at that time, and she adjusted her teaching style so that I could still improve and use music as a constructive and creative outlet during those stressful times so that I could excel in my examinations.

From lesson to lesson (and in-between!), she succeeded in her best efforts in connecting with me not only as my teacher and as a fellow musician, but also as a fellow human being, pushing me to fulfill my potential in each and all of these areas. I highly recommend her as a teacher!"
Delia
Took Violin lessons from Tania M.
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"Chris brings a great attitude to every lesson and sometimes I even catch my son having a great time!"
Matthew
Took Violin lessons from Chris S.
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"Victor is an excellent teacher. He teaches music that I am interested in, and tailors lessons to my skill level. He has a strong background in music theory, and has done a great job of helping me grasp concepts that I have never understood before. As an beginning adult student, I could not have found a better teacher."
Laura
Took Violin lessons from Victor Q.
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"Very good experience!"
Jessica
Took Violin lessons from Jiuri Y.
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"Nicholas is very helpful and accommodating. I'm trying to learn this instrument while in grad school and would not be able to do so if not for Nicholas."
Paul
Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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