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Linda C.

24 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1981
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Linda C.

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I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I h

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Tia
I’m taking beginner cello lessons with Linda.

She is super positive and encouraging and meets me exactly where I am in my learning and goes from there.

She asks what I want to do, points out when I miss things (like not taking a proper pause), and teaches me new skills (theory, now technique, etc.)

Very positive experience! After four weeks I can play cello while site reading the bass clef (I knew how to read piano music but not the bass clef very well).

I’m going to renew my lesson subscription with Linda!
John R.
Linda was awesome, very patient with a total beginner with not only cello but also playing music. She is great teacher , i can tell that from our first lesson.
Steven
My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!
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Jesse M.

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

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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 on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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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.

Jessica D.

5 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $77
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Arts Major in Mass Communication from Saint Theresa's College, Cebu
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jessica D.

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My teaching is a combination of Suzuki Method, ABRSM pieces, and Traditional Method. I used fingering, bowing exercises or etudes for the pieces to make it easier to play.

I am very sincere and sensitive to my students because every student is unique and it is very important that you have to connect with them. I teach by heart and provide what they wanted to achieve in violin playing and so its worth and satisfying.

All of my students will learn how to play well with good intonation and proper posture. Students can choose to play their favorite pieces for fun, either Classical or Pop music . We can also enjoy some duet pieces.

Violin playing is fun but it involves patience, discipline, PRACTICE and determination. Lesson can be held in West Valley Music depending on the studio's room availability. Give me your availability and i will try to fit you in.

About Jessica

I am a graduate of Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance at the University of the Philippines. My training started with the Suzuki Method when I was 14 yrs old. As I have progressed, I became a member of different orchestras in the Philippines. I started teaching in 2001 and have attended some Su

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Hari -.
My daughter likes her violin lessons with Jessica. Jessica discussed the goals upfront and is focused on helping my daughter achieve those with right level of feedback on how to improve.
Samantha E.
Jessica is very attentive and cares about proper techique and building foundational skills. So far so good!
DeAnna H.
Jessica is a suburb musician. She can teach any level, from beginning through professional level. I was impressed with Jessica's playing immediately. Her playing is top-notch, from subtle intricacies through powerful passages. I would recommend Jessica for any student from beginner through professional level.

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Maggie Z.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Maggie Z.

9 Reviews
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My name is Maggie, I recently earned my Master’s degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. I have performed in the world’s most celebrated concert venues, including Carnegie Hall, Wiener Musikverein, Boston Symphony Hall, and the Berlin Philharmonie. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 11 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano lessons. I love developing students love for music. I greatly enjoy teaching music students and sharing my love for music with them.
Because of my experiences and education, I am able to assess easily what each student needs and how to help them achieve their goals.

About Maggie

My name is Maggie. I recently earned my Master's degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano les

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Emma Y.
The lesson went by really well. Maggie is a really good teacher, she is patient and efficient. My daughter really enjoyed her lesson.
Tiffany
Maggie came to teach my 5 year old daughter her very first lesson. I was impressed with how much she covered in a half hour! My daughter was really not interested but Maggie was patient and able to get her hold the violin, learn it's parts, play some notes and even read a line of music! Kudos to Maggie.
Cairo G.
Amazing lesson, Maggie is very patient and extremely knowledgeable.. the kids absolutely loved her.
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Jae B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Violin from Rutgers University
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Jae B.

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I graduated with the Doctor of Musical Arts in Violin at Rutgers University and I teach from beginners to advanced at music schools in Hoboken and Jersey City. I love to make students interested in music and violin. Please contact me.

About Jae

I graduated with a bachelor's and master's degree with a full scholarship at the Manhattan School of Music. I completed the Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) degree in Violin at Rutgers University (Mason Gross School of the Arts) as a full scholarship recipient. I won the STRAD music magazine co

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Kristine
My daughter enjoys music a lot and loves her violin lesson. So happy to meet her. Thank you, Jae.
Tom
Jae Young is so patient. She gives explicit instruction, and it improves my violin skills a lot. I am very pleased with my choice of instructor!!!!
Stacy
Jae is a great and personable teacher. Her lesson is encouraging and very helpful. beginner.
I still get violin lessons from her now.
Thanks to Jae.

Chen C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chen C.

3 Reviews
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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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Dylan J.
For two years, I took viola lessons with Chen. In my seven years of studying music, I can confidently say that Chen has been one of my favorite music teachers.

Chen is a very effective teacher. He is very patient and is constantly thinking of new ways to tackle solving a student’s struggles. If you put in the time, work, and practice, he will help you to advance in playing your instrument with greater proficiency.

Since Chen is very knowledgeable in his craft, he helped me to know what to look for when purchasing a new bow. He knows many practice strategies and techniques to get your scales, etudes, and repertoire to become performance ready.

When I first started taking lessons with Chen, I could hardly play the viola at all. After two years of learning under his instruction, he had guided me to learn and develop the skills needed to get me through three college orchestra concerts, becoming the principal viola in that orchestra, performing two college solo recitals, and joining a university community orchestra.

Thanks to Chen, he has taken me to levels of proficiency with the viola I would never imagine I would get to. If you are looking to learn how to play violin or viola, I would definitely recommend Chen as your teacher. Thank you, Chen.
William
Great teacher! Very patient and has great knowledge of music.
YANNIE
Mr. Chen is very patient and professional.

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Sunnyvale 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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"Learned a lot in the first lesson.

As a beginner and first meeting she is very professional and a good teacher and learned so much."
Mario
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"She is doing a wonderful job sharing the experience of music with our son."
Dawson
Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"She is an excellent teacher for my 8year old. She is very encouraging and very patient while instructing."
Kalyani
Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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"Amazing first lesson! I can't wait for number two!"
Laurel
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"Anna is a very knowledgeable, talented, and patient teacher. Would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone."
Vikki
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"Fantastic, very professional and well prepared."
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Raycurt J.
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"Very sweet, enthusiastic, and encouraging, my 8 year old took to her right away."
River
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"My overall experience is wonderful. Zibi is not only a great teacher but also knows how to grow interest for music among kids. He is very friendly and having profound knowledge of all kinds of musical instruments."
Debarshi
Took Violin lessons from Zbigniew R.
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"I am an adult learner who started working with Hallie January 8. Hallie is an excellent instructor. She has a style of instructing that is very patient and nurturing. It is very clear that she is a strong believer in positive reinforcement over negative reinforcement. She is very open to questions and when you do not understand something, will try to find alternative ways of explaining the concept, rather than simply repeating what she has already said. I could definitely see that she would be very good working with children. I leave every lesson with Hallie in a very positive place wanting to immediately go home and practice. I feel very fortunate that I have discovered Hallie and look forward to working with her for years to come."
Richard Smith
Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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"First class was a great experience! Super engaging, charismatic and motivating!"
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Took Violin lessons from Tania M.
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