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Tyler S.

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San Diego, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Tyler S.

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Tyler recently completed his Viola Performance Degree from Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. Tyler attended Scripps Ranch High School and has played with many youth orchestras in the San Diego area, including YPO, SDYS, CYO, and YAS. He was trained as a classical violist since the age of 12, after an introduction to piano at age six. He has played professionally with Jazz and commercial music artists including, Pretty Lights, Michal Menert, and Denver Based rock bands Eldren and Petals of Spain. Tyler is currently pursuing audio engineering and teaching credentials.

About Tyler

Tyler recently completed his Viola Performance Degree from Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. Tyler attended Scripps Ranch High School and has played with many youth orchestras in the San Diego area, including YPO, SDYS, CYO, and YAS. He was trained as a classical violist since the age o

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Chase B.
This was my sons first lesson and it went very well. Tyler was patient but firm and we saw good results. Thank you Tyler!

Diane G.

11 Reviews
Bonsall, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 65; Female: 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaching the Violin and Viola: Creating a Healthy Foundation for young children. from Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University. Chicago, Ill.
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Diane G.

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Hello….the viola is a wonderful instrument and is tuned an octave higher than the cello. The viola's open-pitched strings are: from hi to low…A, D, G and C. No E string. The viola is played like the violin but with more natural arm weight as the strings are thicker. The viola also comes in fractional sizes: 12 inch up to 17 inch. A new viola student needs to be fitted for the correct size so the instrument is not so big and heavy that it will case frustration with playing and possibly an injury from being too big…this is especially true for children and adult women. We have viola's for rent, professional set up with good quality strings.

About Diane

I love to teach the violin, viola and fiddle. I really enjoy working with adult beginners to help them discover music. You are never too old to learn! I also enjoy working with young children and youth to establish a wonderful foundation for the student. I have special training in working with chi

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Mayumi T.
Diane is an amazing teacher!! My two daughters (8 and 12yrs old) have been taking lessons from Diane for over 2 years and they love her lessons! Diane is very kind-hearted, very positive, and patient. They have a great violin rental and purchasing program with a very reasonable price and her husband as a professional luthier, setting up all the instruments for us and whenever the kids need to switch a violin size, they take care of it. We are very happy with Diane and it's hard to find a teacher like her.
Nancy
Was my first violin lesson today, and Diane is very thorough and easy to follow. She is excited about the violin and not just a teacher so I already know that I have a great teacher. I am so excited about my journey with her!
Amber A.
Diane is a fabulous teacher!! When my daughter wanted to start violin and fiddle I knew I would need to know something about violin to help her at home. So, Diane taught my 5 year old and me. Diane really has an amazing bond with my daughter and has truly become one of our family... She makes the lessons fun and engaging for my daughter... She takes a personal interest in her students and gears the lessons to their level. Diane is always willing to work with you when it comes to schedules as well, for example: summer time vacations.... I highly recommend Diane as an instructor. She knows her instrument, her theory, and how to convey the information to adults and small children. We have now been taking lessons for a couple of years and my daughter still looks forward to them and that is due to the investment that Diane has personally made in their relationship!
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Kristin B.

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Vista, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kristin B.

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All students will be coached on proper technique, posture, scales, arpeggios, and etudes depending on skill level as these are all the important fundamentals of playing. Not every lesson will include all of these points in great detail, but some lessons could focus only on these details if need be. The student's personal repertoire is the main study of every lesson with which I can offer coaching in bowings, technique, and interpretation.

About Kristin

I am a classically trained violist and string instrument enthusiast, born and raised in the Chicagoland area. I attended and graduated from Western Michigan University with a BM in music performance and have since worked as a music teacher in San Diego. I am the strings director at Double Peak Scho

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Kristin was very professional and on the music! I had a great initial experience and will be taking lessons from her in the future. Thank you!
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Helen S.

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Starting at $17
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Helen S.

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I am a classically trained violinist and violist passionate about helping my violin and viola students develop a love for music and for their instrument by way of a solid technical foundation and efficient practicing skills. Though I am most familiar with the Essential Elements and Suzuki lesson books, I am willing to use a different method book should you have one available. I welcome students with special needs, and am thoroughly versed in the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic violin and viola repertoire.

About Helen

Hello! I've loved music since I was young, and am very passionate about helping others learn and enjoy music. I started playing violin in elementary school, loved it, and now am a junior music education major at SUNY Fredonia with an instrumental (strings) concentration. I am a graduate of the Mann

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Jessica B.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Bachelor of Music- Violin from Shenandoah University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Jessica B.

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Engaging, fun, and comprehensive private lessons focusing on proficiency, musicality, technique and music theory custom tailored for all ages and levels.

About Jessica

Private Violin, Viola, and English Tutoring Offered. Hi Potential Takelessons Students! My name is Jessica and I am classically trained professional violinist/violist and TEFL English Tutor with over 12 years of teaching experience (2 years specifically online!) and professional classical playi

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Ann
Jessica has helped my son increase his skills tenfold over the past 2 years. I can’t believe how fast he is moving through his repertoire and how much his technique has improved. He has also done exceedingly well in his auditions. Thank you for all your knowledge and patience!
jodi
My 8 year old is just getting started with lessons with Jessica, but she liked her right away. She's very patient and encouraging, no matter what sounds come from the instrument! She seems very experienced and happy to share her talent with others. (my daughter always says about Jessica's playing "her's sounds so pretty!")
Amiee
Jessica is an amazing instructor! My daughter started with her last year (she was five and just turned 6) and the progress she has made is amazing! Jessica is so patient, kind, and knowledgeable. We feel so lucky to have her as our daughter’s teacher!
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Su Yin C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Malay, Cantonese, Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Su Yin C.

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Want to learn viola and make music in a fun and interactive environment? With over 10 years of teaching experience, I have taught students of ages 3-70 in various teaching styles, tailoring my approach to the needs, learning styles, and goals of each student. I believe that everyone is musical and has the potential given the right approach! Other components of my lessons include music theory, sight-reading, music history, physical relaxation while playing, and even musical composition, as all these skills build a well-rounded musician.

About Su Yin

I am a passionate performer and teacher of the violin, viola and piano. Over the years, I have performed regionally and internationally the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C, Boston Symphony Hall, Chicago Symphony Center, Tokyo Opera City, and Seoul Arts Center, performing a variety of music from cl

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Valley Center, CA

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Valley Center is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $120 per hour.
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"We got a good basic lesson today. Thanks Trinity!"
Emily
Took Viola lessons from Trinity H.
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"Kendra is an amazing viola teacher. Since this was my first online lesson ever, I was skeptical at first. However, Kendra's kindness and positive attitude assured me that I had made the right decision. She covers many aspects of both the technical parts of handling the viola, as well as perfecting intonation and handling a wide variety of styles of music. She also is attentive to specific needs, and accomodates for different paths depending on individual goals. Thanks for all you do for me Kendra!"
Samuel
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"Candice is a great teacher! She helps me find ways of figuring out the really hard spots in the pieces I’m working on. she also helped me improve my music reading skills and now we’re working on music theory. Definitely recommend!"
Joseph
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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"She is a great instructor! Very patient, especially when there are weeks where I don't get to practice very much because of work. She is understanding and always looks for the progress."
Colleen
Took Viola lessons from Kendra R.
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"Michael is the rare pairing of a professional performer and fantastic teacher of viola & violin technique. I have seen the benefits of his pedagogy first-hand in my middle school orchestra classroom in Plano ISD. I have been lucky enough to have him teach some of my students for over 3 years. He has helped many of my students overcome barriers in their practicing and performing. With your commitment to putting in quality practice time, lessons with Michael will certainly result in significant musical growth."
Eric
Took Viola lessons from Michael D.
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"Charles is very professional, kind and friendly. My 9 year old is trying to learn Bohemian Rhapsody on his viola for a talent show and Charles has been very helpful, guiding him through the music with positive reinforcement. We tried a couple other instructors but it wasn't the right fit. Super pleased we found Charles. Look forward to many more lessons to come."
Carrie
Took Viola lessons from Charles B.
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"Rebecca teaches with the Suzuki method. She accommodates my previous experience with music, filling in some gaps and skipping over what I know. She also accommodates other needs: I take a lot of notes, slowly, and she waits while I finish.

In person lessons are the dream, but Rebecca works around the limitations of the internet beautifully. Her instructions are sometimes a direct how-to, other times about exploring by myself as I practice.

Finally, it's clear she loves the instrument. Now viola lessons and practice are the highlight of my day!"
Andrea M.
Took Viola lessons from Rebecca P.
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"Super awesome teacher! So good with both younger kids and teenagers and the hard work he puts in to help others really shows in his students!"
Lindsay
Took Viola lessons from Brian R.
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"She made me feel comfortable and took me to the lesson plan step by step. As with the homework."
Yvette
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Elizabeth was my first viola teacher. I got a great foundation with her and thoroughly enjoyed myself along the way!"
Emma
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth C.
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