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Dimitry O.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dimitry O.

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Much of my methods are derived from my doctoral dissertation studies in the field of Sports Psychology. I apply my teaching methods to develop and increase control of muscular and mental functions, accuracy, precision, discipline, mental awareness and overall coordination in violin performance. I am eager to share my knowledge and experience in sports psychology and to emphasize the general psychological benefits and contribution to human enrichment.

​My students earn numerous accolades, such as Concertmaster and title positions in the: Colburn Chamber and Los Angeles Youth Orchestras, Santa Monica High School Chamber Orchestra, Idyllwild Music Festival Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, Interlochen Music Festival, Honor Orchestra of America, and Santa Monica High School Symphony and Chamber Orchestra, Palisades High School Symphony; Grand Prize in the Fifth International Colibri Music Competition, Westside Committee of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Student Scholarships and ...

About Dimitry

My teaching principles are based on outlining the advantageous mental and physical practice techniques revealed through research in Sports Psychology. These methods help my students strategically overcome the numerous psychological obstacles in order to develop a consistently high level of performa

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Kiran L.
I started learning violin from Dr. Dimitry 1 month ago because, unlike other teachers, I found Dr. Dimitry very honest in specifying the subtleties and nuances, especially the snaggy ones which make the violin one of the most challenging instruments to learn. Although his classes were very expensive, I chose him as he was a straightforward and experienced violinist and I never compromise on the quality of teaching. Also, being a doctoral student myself, I know what it means to earn a Ph.D. and that too in music.

Now, it has been one month, and I enjoy his classes. His analogies and examples are an apt way of understanding the techniques of playing the violin. Though Dr. Dimitry is an advanced violinist, he is very patient with absolute beginners. To sum up, I would highly recommend him to people who are very serious and determined to learn and practice the violin.
Sharon
A true professional and a great teacher! I have been taking violin lessons now for 6 months with Dr. Dimitri Olevsky, having switched to Dimitri after having had a mediocre experience with my previous teacher. Wow…what a difference. Dimitri ably blends his extensive knowledge, talent, and seriousness about his craft with a witty sense of humor. He is able to simplify the complexities of violin technique so that it is truly feels accessible. Highly recommended.
Alexander
Dr. Olevsky was immediately able to improve my playing with direct, practical advice. He is concerned with efficient practice and in making the maximum amount of progress in the time that one has. He is highly knowledgable about the audition process and the real day to day of being a professional performing violinist. I have been playing for 15+ years and find Dimitry's lessons very challenging and stimulating.
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Lee L.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lee L.

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I have almost ten years of experience teaching students of all levels. All of my students participate in regional and national orchestras as leaders of their violin sections.

About Lee

RECENT STUDENT ACCOLADES - AMELIA was selected through a nationwide audition process to perform at Carnegie hall for the Honors Performance Series (2020) - ANNA was concertmaster at Moorpark HS and moved on to be rotating concertmaster of her orchestra at Baylor University (2019 - NORA was chose

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Ryan M
Ms. Lee has been teaching me piano and violin for almost a year now. I've gone from a complete beginner to being able to play some of my favorite pieces. She has a really great personality and makes the lessons fun but at the same time really clear. I rarely get confused and don’t feel as frustrated as I did with other teachers!
Izzy
I've known Luisa as an incredible session musician and player who will be able to bring you too the top level as a player of the violin. She is the ultimate professional with a great sound and very very kind
Alyssa
Ms. Lee is the best instructor ever!!!! When I started taking lessons with her, I was blown away by how much progress we made in one short lesson! She helped me grow so much! She is everything you would see in a perfect teacher: Kind, compassionate, knowledgable, and has the most amazing personality! She knows exactly what to do for every piece of music that I learn, and teaches me new techniques in every lesson that I carry on to every ensemble I participate in! Going off to my university next year, I am sad that I cannot have lessons with her when I leave. But I know that she was the one who got me there, who prepared me for college level of music at a university ranked number one in the nation for orchestral music. She helped make me who I am today, and I will forever be grateful to have her as a tutor and a friend! and to whom it may concern, I promise you that if you pick her as your tutor you are making the best decision of your life!
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Zachary H.

1 Review
Malibu, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Dutch, German, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zachary H.

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An experienced and versatile musician with a passion for building technique and finding students' unique artistic voice.

Students of mine study standard concertos, Bach, Suzuki materials, and scales. They also work on fiddle and jazz tunes, improvisation, and pop songs. The most important thing is to find what lights a spark in each student!

About Zachary

I am a violinist and violist with experience performing and studying all over the world. I am a trained classical musician, but I also have a passion for improvisation, hip hop, pop, jazz, and fiddle music! My strengths lie in building students' technical foundation while helping them find their ar

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Colleen
Zachary has such a positive and encouraging way with our son. He is clearly a very talented musician -- yet he is humble and has said he is always still learning all the time. From the first lesson, he provided persistent guidance for improving with patience and compassion. He is a gifted teacher. We are very happy to have found him!

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Debra R.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Music from Morgan State University
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Debra R.

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Learn to play the violin with creativity, encouragement, and consistency. Violin students will learn via the suzuki method and or customized lessons. Students will learn to be creative, musical, and confident as they strum this beautiful stringed instrument.

About Debra

Debra has been teaching private lessons since 2002 and is currently available to teach lessons in her home studio, and online. Debra has helped students learn to read, write and perform music in a fun and relaxed environment. Debra received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Morgan State Univ

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Imani
Great teacher! , very kind, patient and experienced, does a great job with teaching your level of skill, she is very supportive and never will make you feel like you can’t do it, the sky is the limit for success in her music room!
Rion
Inaya has gained an incredible interest in playing the piano since beginning her classes. She practices on her own now very consistently. Debra is patient with her and that goes such a long way! I am proud of Inaya and highly recommend Debra as a piano instructor.
David
Debra was patient, fun and very warm. We felt welcomed the moment we met at her studio. Debra creates an environment that truly fosters learning with several brain games and activities for the kids to help them on the instruments.
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Rolf H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Deutsch, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rolf H.

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I have been performing professionally for 8 years and have been teaching for 6. I will tailor my teaching approach to each level of student. For beginners, cultivating an enjoyment of the instrument and music in general is what I would love you to come away with, as well as a basic grounding in music theory and general violin technique.
For advanced students, we will be focusing in depth on specific repertoire suited to each student's strengths will be complement with preparing for any recitals, juries, or competitions that you may be interested in doing.
I believe that my experiences on some of the biggest professional stages both in the USA and in Europe will be of value to you, and I hope to be able to pass on tips and practices to you that have been forged in the fire, so to speak.

About Rolf

Hi! My name is Rolf. I have been performing professionally for years as soloist, chamber musician, as well as part of some of the best ensembles in the world. I have learned, and am learning so much everyday through these experiences, and I want to be able to give back to you, and pass on some of t

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Joshua A.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded 1st Place Winner: Texas State University Composition Competition from Texas State University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Joshua A.

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I was raised in the Suzuki method, trained in it, and I believe in it. It is the most effective school of education for new musicians who want to learn reliably. I've been teaching it 9 years.

I can talk to you for days about the method, but I will sum it up as quickly as i can.

1: Immersion
2: Daily Practice
3: Listening
4: Strong relationship between student, teacher and parent.

If the student listens everyday, practices everyday, practices what i tell them, and is made to love the music, you will learn. I've taught hundreds of students this way and when all the conditions are met, all my students have had success.

About Joshua

Joshua has been a musician for over seventeen years and has been teaching for nine. He is an award winning composer, critical thinker, and an straight-forward teacher. Joshua has a high standards for his students and himself. Joshua has studied Suzuki method under Dr. Paula Bird for four years and

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Van Nuys, CA

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Van Nuys 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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"Susanna does a very good job of making learning a new instrument not overwhelming. She takes it step by step and makes learning the violin much easier."
Grant
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Bryson was taking violin lessons before and he learned a lot but was unhappy with the teacher which was stern since working with Gaw not only has he improved with his technique but enjoys learning under her direction."
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Took Violin lessons from Gaw V.
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"Forgive me but I do not have any experience with this instructor. But does the previous reviewer have a lesson critique? It sounded like a professional associated with a school went out of their way to write a snarky ominous statement? Ms. Laura appears to have all five star reviews besides this non performance related review."
Eddie
Took Violin lessons from Laura S.
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"My daughter took violin lessons with Mrs. Entela and she was a very productive teacher. My daughter advanced tremendously within a small amount of time and I was very impressed with how Mrs. Entela worked. Marvelous work!"
Sarah
Took Violin lessons from Entela J.
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"Is helping to teach musical theory to my son. Very good"
Joseph
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Erin is a wonderful teacher! I started taking lessons with her as a beginner and after just a few months I've come along way. Learning under Erin I feel confident I’m learning correctly and the full scope of my instrument. She has a great studio with all the tools, music and instruments making learning very easy and fun. She has also been very accommodating with my busy work/practice schedule. I would highly recommend Erin as a teacher!"
Jarred
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"She is very patient and motivated!"
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Took Violin lessons from Cheyenne R.
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Excellent teacher, my daughter and I highly recommend her! She is very kind and patient and has helped my daughter improve greatly!"
Ilana
Took Violin lessons from Marvett H.
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"Just had one lesson so far but Lucas was very patient and easy to work with."
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Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"Very patient, knowledgeable, and able to analyze areas students must work on"
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Took Violin lessons from Margaret G.
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