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Chen C.

2 Reviews
Chino Hills, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Chen C.

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I have 15+ years of teaching experience and committed to building a lasting relationship between my students and their love of music.

My philosophy for violin lessons is to prepare students to play in a group by developing their technique, musicality, and ear-training skills. In my experience, students are more engaged and have more fun playing with others.

I will be your first duet partner! Contact me now to setup a lesson.

About Chen

Chen is a music teacher, violinist/violist, and conductor with over 15 years of experience. While attending New York University (NYU), he majored in music education and studied with Mark Steinberg of the Brentano String Quartet. As a firm believer that music changes lives, Chen thinks private lesso

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William
Great teacher! Very patient and has great knowledge of music.
YANNIE
Mr. Chen is very patient and professional.
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Patrick K.

23 Reviews
Orange, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, German
  • BM in Vocal Performance from CSUF
  • Teaching since 2009
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Patrick K.

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I am trained a trained music educator from csuf and I have over 5 years of individual teaching experience. I specialize in catering my approach to each students specific needs and learning style.

About Patrick

Hello and welcome to my profile! My name is Patrick and I look forward to working with you soon. I have been working with students of all age ranges, learning styles, and ambitions for over 5 years and I specialize in individualizing my teaching approach based on YOUR specific needs and desires. My

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Diane
We are so thankful we found Patrick! Patrick is a very effective teacher who’s able to relate and motivate students. Our daughter was loosing interest in playing piano due to her former teacher’s approach. Now she’s back to practicing because she wants to and is so excited to see Patrick each week. We are very greatful that she’s back to loving piano and continuing to learn.
Eric
Patrick is a great teacher, and very patient. I've never learned how to sing or read music before, and he teaches at a pace that's good for me. I highly recommend him whether you're an adult or you're considering enrolling your child.
John
Patrick is friendly and very knowledgeable.
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Kristapor N.

3 Reviews
Anaheim, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Armenian
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
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Kristapor N.

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As an instrumentalist and composer, I have the privilege of an active and successful career in Music, performing across the country with world-class artists, as well as writing music for some of the most sought after international performers.

I believe Music is, most importantly, a tool for communication. As a teacher, I strive to show students how to use this tool on their path towards clearer, more confident self-expression, and in so doing, further myself along the same path.

About Kristapor

I believe Music is, most importantly, a tool for communication. As a teacher, my goal is to show students how to use this tool on their path towards clearer, more confident self-expression, and in so doing, further myself along the same path. As an instrumentalist and composer, I have the priv

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Jacob J.
Very informative, positive, and patient teacher.
Chelsy
Kristapor is a wonderful teacher. He not only taught my son violin, but also inspired him to be a better violinist. He spent hours with my son to come up with a high standard audition tape for applying a summer music camp. My son got accepted & had a great time learning music at the camp. Thank you, Kristapor!!!!
Anne
I took violin lessons from Kris for nearly two years, until moving out of LA. He is an extremely talented musician and teacher. During these lessons, my violin technique and musical expression both considerably improved. Kris is very patient, and able to teach multiple methods to successfully master various violin techniques (such as vibrato). Through implementing improvisation into the lessons, Kris can also bring out the student's musical creativity and confidence, which not only helps aspiring composers, but guides violin students in adding expression to the music they're currently learning. He encourages students to challenge themselves, but effectively teaches all of the techniques necessary to accomplish their musical goals.

He is also a brilliant composer, and is an excellent composition teacher as well! Although my lessons were mostly focused on violin, he provided much useful advice for improving my compositions for orchestra and symphonic band as well.

I highly recommend Kris as an instructor for music students of any proficiency level!

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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Violin:
A wooden stringed instrument in the violin family; it is the smallest and highest-pitched. The violin typically has four strings tuned in perfect fifths, and is most commonly played by drawing a bow across its strings, though it can also be played by plucking the strings with the fingers (pizzicato). Violins are important instruments in a wide variety of musical genres. They are most prominent in the Western classical tradition and in many varieties of folk music. They are also frequently used in genres of folk including country music and bluegrass music and in jazz. Electric violins are used in some forms of rock music; further, the violin has come to be played in many non-Western music cultures, including Indian music and Iranian music. The violin is sometimes informally called a fiddle, particularly in Irish traditional music and bluegrass, but this nickname is also used regardless of the type of music played on it.
Lessons always start with the basics: Tuning, hand/bow

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
Excellent teacher
Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!

Dalton K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students Male: 6 and up; Female: 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Dalton K.

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Music Education Major at WVU with over 8 years of violin experience! I'm very energetic and motivated to help the student in any way I can succeed. We can look at orchestral pieces, solo pieces, etudes, scales, and even some pop music! If that sounds fun, shoot me a message!

About Dalton

Hello! My name is Dalton, currently a music education major at West Virginia University. I grew up in Hedgesville being exposed to country and bluegrass as a child to now being a massive classical music fan. I've played violin in several different ensembles, two of which I was concert master. I pla

George C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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George C.

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Online Violin Teacher

I am free to teach violin as well. 8+ years experience.

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About George

Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ now and attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA where I played with many talented individuals and learned from some of the

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Norm W.
George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in South Pasadena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in South Pasadena is $73. 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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"He is a great teacher. Explains everything and has me keep trying until I do it correctly."
Sue
Took Violin lessons from Victor Q.
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"Looking forward to the next lesson. Anna is a great teacher!!"
Annika
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"Erin is a great violin teacher for my son!

At first, I was skeptical if my son could actually learn violin on skype. Erin proved that it can work very well. She helped my son to improve the techniques and was strict about his posture (much needed!). Erin was very encouraging and patient with my son. She always wrote the post-lesson notes, which was super helpful to keep my son focused on the areas for practice.

When my son decided that he wasn't interested in violin any more, Erin encouraged him, and offered good advice for me too. I really appreciate Erin's professionalism and positive attitude!"
Aimee
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"It has been only 3 classes with Ali. My daughter is motivated to practice every day which itself is a wonderful thing."
Adrija
Took Violin lessons from Ali Y.
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"Erica is a wonderful violin instructor! Extremely knowledgeable and great with my 12 year old daughter. Erica is also very flexible with the schedule. I highly recommend her!"
Kristen
Took Violin lessons from Erica T.
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"Bhrayden had fun learning with Nicole."
Bhrayden
Took Violin lessons from Nicole O.
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"My daughter takes violin lessons with Nikita. He is doing a great job introducing her to proper techniques and helping her learn how to read music. I am impressed by his patience and schedule flexibility. It was a good decision selecting Nikita as our violin teacher to prepare my daughter for school orchestra in the next year. We would highly recommend Nikita to our friends and colleagues wishing to learn violin."
Alan
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"Thank you Kendra for the wonderful lesson. I look forward to the next!"
Dylan
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"Very professional and friendly
Also helped me pick out the perfect instrument for me"
Ashley
Took Violin lessons from alex N.
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"Wonderful instructor...very patient."
JOYCE
Took Violin lessons from Glenda J.
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