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Lily F.

7 Reviews
Walnut, CA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Master of Music in Violin Performance from The Ohio State University
  • Teaching since 2009
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Lily F.

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An accredited Suzuki violin teacher.
I've been teaching violin for 10 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to learn basic violin-playing posture, including correct bow-hold. I use Suzuki series books to teach my students, and add up some other etudes if needed. I love working with students of all ages and any levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Lily

With a Masters in Music Performance from The Ohio State University, and an accredited Suzuki violin teacher from training program at The School for Strings, NYC. I have 10 years private teaching experience and 1 year group class teaching experience at Jefferson Academy at The Ohio State University.

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Katie
Lily is the a great piano teacher for my 70+ year old mother. She is friendly and patient. She explains things well and in a way my mother can easily understand. She is punctual and my mother says that "the lessons pass so quickly!"
Sydney
My daughter shared that she liked Lily and Lily knew her stuff! Very satisfied with the first lesson.
Eti Gunawan
Lily is a great instructor. She knows how to communicate with students and how to hold them accountable so they can have self discipline. Her teaching method also effective as she showing students how to get better step by step.
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Elias S.

3 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
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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 profe

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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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Jacqueline P.

13 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Violin from UCLA
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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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Joshua
Jacqueline has been very patient and kind - best violin teacher ever!
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.

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Lily F.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Lily F.

7 Reviews
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An accredited Suzuki violin teacher.
I've been teaching violin for 10 years. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to learn basic violin-playing posture, including correct bow-hold. I use Suzuki series books to teach my students, and add up some other etudes if needed. I love working with students of all ages and any levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Lily

With a Masters in Music Performance from The Ohio State University, and an accredited Suzuki violin teacher from training program at The School for Strings, NYC. I have 10 years private teaching experience and 1 year group class teaching experience at Jefferson Academy at The Ohio State University.

Recent Reviews
Katie
Lily is the a great piano teacher for my 70+ year old mother. She is friendly and patient. She explains things well and in a way my mother can easily understand. She is punctual and my mother says that "the lessons pass so quickly!"
Sydney
My daughter shared that she liked Lily and Lily knew her stuff! Very satisfied with the first lesson.
Eti Gunawan
Lily is a great instructor. She knows how to communicate with students and how to hold them accountable so they can have self discipline. Her teaching method also effective as she showing students how to get better step by step.
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Mei Mei L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Chinese Manderin
  • bachelor degree of music from Shanghai conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mei Mei L.

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the violin class should be fun even play a instrument is not so easy.
we are going to practice some basics technic like scales technical exercise, we should know a lot of famous music too, music from Bach Beethoven Mozart Tchaikovsky, and popular music, dance music or world music.
if the student need take audition for orchestra or going to a compotation we will work on the repertoire too.

About Mei Mei

I am a classical violinist, I went to Shanghai Conservatory of Music and I have a Bachelor degree, Chinese language is my 1st language, I alway like to use and teach my 1st language, for me that is a lot fun besize to teach violin, I love teach both.

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Julia C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Julia C.

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I love working with people of any age and any level-- when a student is excited about music, it makes me unbelievably happy. I've researched many different teaching materials and methods and after many years of teaching, I've figured out some of the best ways to help students have fun while learning.

About Julia

Hello! My name is Julia Clancy and I've been teaching music for over half of my life. I've instructed people at Universities such as Yale and the Cleveland Institute of Music, as well as beginners at home! After years of performing all over the world in orchestras and chamber ensembles, I'm ready n

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in South Gate, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in South Gate 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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"cristina is the violin teacher of my dreams! she is proffesional,kind, patient(a very necessary train in violin stady ) yet quick. a real all in one! with such a teacher u can truly reach far"
faigy
Took Violin lessons from Cristina H.
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"Wonderful teacher.. very happy"
Kristina
Took Violin lessons from Maureen S.
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"Patient & Encouraging

Cieran is knowledgeable, patient, encouraging and attentive - all the things one looks for in a teacher."
Bill
Took Violin lessons from Cieran M.
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"Beginner Adult

Helena continues to me the best choice for me as an adult beginner on the violin. She is patient, knowledgable and I can't praise her enough. She knows just when I need the encouragement we beginners need. Very happy to have found her."
Leanna
Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"My son enjoy the lesson! Have a lot of fun!"
Jianlin
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Ms.lin is a wonderful teacher. She is patient ,friendly and professional. She has taught my daughter to play violin for a year. My daughter has made great improvement .She can move fingers on 4 strings freely ,read notes faster than me .She looks forward to seeing her every week , so I recommend her ."
hongyan
Took Violin lessons from Lin X.
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"Daniel was friendly, approachable, and made me very comfortable. He was positive and encouraging and used every minute of the lesson to the max...I learned SO MUCH in just one lesson. You can tell he really wants to you to succeed. I can't wait to see where we will go!"
Beth
Took Violin lessons from Daniel U.
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"First lesson was a real confidence booster. Mark had me quickly making music with my violin. And I'm already looking forward to the next lesson! My excitement to know this instrument has increased exponentially."
Joseph
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"He was fun and went over shifts and vibrato during the very first lesson!"
Abbie
Took Violin lessons from Will R.
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"Mrs. Jen has been a violin teacher for our daughter for 3.5 years. She is an extremely qualified and talented musician who deeply cares about her students and is committed to teaching. She is kind and patient, but also effective and motivating. When our 8 year old daughter learned Mrs. Jen was moving she said, "I probably will never have as neat or special of a violin teacher as Mrs. Jen"- and she's right!"
Henry and Shannon
Took Violin lessons from Beth L.
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