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Amber J.

46 Reviews
Englewood, CO
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Italian, French
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1995
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Amber J.

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Violin is the NUMBER ONE instrument to teach the young (5-10 years)
student musicianship, rhythm, and perfect pitch and musicality.

About Amber

Growing up in Denver, I had a huge desire for singing and performing. By age 14, I was taking weekly singing & piano lessons, was acting constantly in local productions-many times getting the lead role. Some of the productions I acted in: The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Camelot, Anything Goes (Reno

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Micaela D.
Amber is a wonderful teacher and we were thrilled we connected with her. We look forward to our new relationship.
Deenya ..
Not a good experience. First day we were set up for lessons she canceled and asked for a different time/day. When that lesson came time she was late and couldn't accommodate the lesson but never contacted to reschedule. A week later for the 2nd lesson, I purchased she sends a text a few hours before the appointment claiming that she talked to another teacher about my grandson and felt she couldn't help him. Way too inconsistent to be offering any lessons. What an awful experience. Time to move on (eye-roll).
Cecilia ..
Great teacher. Gets you started from the first lesson!
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Cieran M.

4 Reviews
Englewood, CO
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor of Music, Violin Performance from University of Denver
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Cieran M.

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I specialize in fun, personalized lessons with a strong foundation in technique that will prepare you for wherever you want to go musically!

I am trained in Suzuki violin and integrate ear training into all my lessons at all levels, beginner through advanced. I also specialize in fiddle, rock, and alternative styles and can teach improvisation and theory skills that will help you be able to play with a band or write your own music.

About Cieran

I love music, and I love helping other people find and develop their love for music! I teach all styles of violin (including fiddle) and piano to ages 4 and up, with a strong emphasis on finding what kind of music each student enjoys and building a life-long love of music with solid technical founda

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Betty
Cieran is a great teacher. I am an adult student who studied some as a child. So he assessed my skill level and took it from there. I feel we are going at my own speed, and it is very enjoyable for me. Cieran is highly qualified to teach and is very pleasant to work with.
Henry W.
Cieran was amazing with my 3 year old! He explained everything and was very patient!
Kelsey F.
Cieran is absolutely fantastic. Regardless of what type of style you are trying to learn, he is the teacher for you. He has a great passion for music and is knowledgeable, kind, and patient. Every lesson is tailored to what you would like to learn. Not only that, but he is an extremely gifted player, so after hearing what I aspire to sound like, I am motivated to practice more than ever!
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Joshua N.

2 Reviews
Denver, CO
Starting at $55
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor's of Violin from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Joshua N.

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I believe fundamentally that each student has a unique learning style and benefits from a tailored approach. I do not subscribe to a particular regimented program of study, rather I select the repertoire and etudes to match each student's needs. I believe in choosing both concert music and etudes to challenge individual deficits and work on skills that will apply broadly across the repertoire.

It is my goal to select level-appropriate repertoire to build on strengths, challenge weaknesses, and ensure that young violinists develop strong technical facility that enables them to develop into mature musicians with ease.

About Joshua

I am a professional orchestral violist and recording artist based in Long Beach, California. However, I am currently living in Denver, Colorado. For the past two seasons, I have primarily served as the assistant principal violist of the Pacific Symphony, while enjoying a flourishing freelance career

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First lesson, while a bit glitchy with the lessons thing, the instructor adjusted while we figure out next time. My son really liked working with Josh, and is looking forward to more.
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Kelly O.

4 Reviews
Littleton, CO
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Master of Arts in Counseling from Regis University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kelly O.

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Professional violinist with 30+ years’ experience and licensed counselor available for violin/viola lessons. Specializing in Classical, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian (Hardanger Fiddle) traditions. Experience with a wide-range of children and can accommodate a variety of cognitive and emotional needs.

About Kelly

Professional violinist with 30+ years’ experience and licensed counselor available for violin/viola lessons. Specializing in Classical, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian (Hardanger Fiddle) traditions. Experience with a wide-range of children and can accommodate a variety of cognitive and emotional ne

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Sophia
It was our first lesson today: Kelly took the time to listen to my daughter patiently, even though my daughter stutters and is shy when speaking. I appreciate that she took time to make her feel comfortable.
Richard
Kelly is a great instructor!!! I first saw her perform with Lost Walks and then Juice of the Barley. Her istruction has been great covering these styles plus a lot of classical technique as well. She has really improved my playing.
Grace
Kelly is a great violin player and a really good teacher. She can play with begginers like me and help me understand the basics that I need to know.
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Ava P.

5 Reviews
Boulder, CO
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Awarded Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Music: Performance from Truman State University
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Ava P.

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I've been teaching violin for about 10 years and have recently received my Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Performance from CU-Boulder. Having taught as a private teacher for younger students as well as a Teaching Assistant for a String Methods class in my undergrad, I am extremely comfortable working with a wide range of ages and skill levels. I teach using the Suzuki method, as well as basic music theory, note-reading, and other skills based on the student's needs and skill set.

Please note: in order to offer the best possible education for students, I am not offering online lessons for violin beginners who have no previous experience.

About Ava

A native of Houston, Texas, violinist Ava is a Boulder-based performer, collaborator, and teacher. She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music in violin from the University of Colorado Boulder, as well as a Bachelor of Music in violin performance from Truman State University. As an active

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Ava
Ava is amazing!! We highly recommend her. Super knowledgeable, friendly and great with kids. Thanks Ava!
Sarah
Excellent!
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Rubi C.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rubi C.

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I have been teaching professionally for 10 years. I specialize in working with beginner/intermediate violin students. I really enjoy teaching all ages. I will help you develop a strong foundation in your technique, music theory, ear training and sight-reading, and audition preparation. Each lesson is customized and individualized in order to accomplish the goals that you have as a student.
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About Rubi

I am a professional singer-songwriter and violinist. I hold a Bachelors from the University of North Texas and my concentration was music. I have experience playing in orchestral settings, chamber groups, recording in the studio, and accompanying Latin artists. I have 10 years of experience giving

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Denver, CO

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Denver is $74. 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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"Rebecca taught my nine year-old daughter. Rebecca is patient, encouraging, and her lessons are catchy, fun and age appropriate. She clearly knows how to teach and demonstrate so that my daughter understands and can follow her instructions. My daughter has progressed nicely and smoothly through the lessons. Highly recommend!"
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"We had our first online violin lesson with Susanna for my son. At the beginning I was sceptical if online lessons would work but Susanna's way of teaching has convinced me that we have found the right teacher.
She was excellent in showing my son the correct techniques and my son told me afterwards how excited he was."
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Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Great first class! Susanna is an excellent teacher. I look forward to learning more from her and becoming a more proficient beginning violinist."
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"I am an adult student who has been taking violin lessons with Elana for about a year now. Elana is a highly skilled and talented instructor. Her unlimited patience and constant encouragement is what keeps me going. I always come out of the lessons feeling confident and excited to learn more. While Violin is known to be a difficult instrument to learn, Elana's way of teaching makes you feel like "you've got this!" I'm so happy I've found such an amazing teacher as Elana and I would highly recommend her to anyone who's interested in learning the Violin. With Elana, you can be confident you'll be playing beautifully in no time!"
BW
Took Violin lessons from Elana L.
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"My son has been working with Tom for over a year, and we definitely enjoyed the entire process. My son is relatively young (5 when he started), so for us the most important part is to evaluate and inspire his interest with music and violin. Tom did a great job in tailoring his lessons towards my son's interest and learning style, and made the learning process very fun."
Li
Took Violin lessons from Thomas M.
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"Mary-Elizabeth has been very patient in teaching our 6-year-old son!"
Max
Took Violin lessons from Mary-Elizabeth H.
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"Jessica is great. Very patient and very interested in my goals."
Jan
Took Violin lessons from Jessica H.
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"Sarah was great with my daughter. Very sweet and patient."
Kiera
Took Violin lessons from Sarah E.
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"Miss Antoinette is wonderful. She worked with my 3 year old for beginner lessons (resting position, listening and following directions). My daughter adores her. We live in NJ, so the commute to manhattan became too much for my daughter. But the experience was worth it, she learned a great deal from Miss Antoinette who was patient, accommodating, and fun."
Tara Tripodi
Took Violin lessons from Antoinette A.
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"Rachel is a very patient and caring teacher that is knowledgeable about many stringed instruments, violin among them. I highly recommend her."
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Took Violin lessons from Rachel C.
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Violin Resources in Denver

If you’re interested in taking violin lessons in Denver, then you’re in luck. Denver has many resources for aspiring violinists, including an abundance of music venues and events in which students can go to get inspired, connect with other musicians, and maybe even show off their skills.

Want a new violin or need repairs? In addition to concert venues and musical events, the city also has a number of unique violin stores. Below are various violin shops, music events, and venues around Denver.

Five Points Jazz Festival If you’re interested in jazz violin then you have to check out the Five Points Jazz Festival. The free one-day event features more than 35 bands and musicians playing all types of jazz music including latin, blues, and funk. There’s also a stage dedicated to

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young musicians from the Denver School of the Arts Jazz Workshop Orchestra and the Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts. Enjoy food and drinks from a variety of vendors while soaking up the sounds of vocal jazz violinists.

Boettcher Concert Hall Are you a fan of classical music? Boettcher Concert Hall is a part of the Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC), the largest performing arts complex in the United States. The venue, located in the heart of downtown Denver, is home to the Colorado Symphony comprised of notable violinists, such as Yumi Hwang-Williams. The Boettcher Concert Hall also offers a music program for children where they get a chance to watch and listen to a 16-piece chamber orchestra and learn about music.

Red Rocks Summer Concert Series Just 15 miles from downtown Denver is The Red Rock Amphitheatre, which hosts the Red Rocks Summer Concert Series. Throughout May and September, attendees can enjoy musical performances from an array of well-known musicians and bands. Past performances have included DeVotchKa and the Colorado Symphony and the Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration featuring the Colorado Symphony.

Von’s Violin Shop Are you in the market for a new violin or want to get an old one restored? Von’s Violin Shop, located on 1869 South Pearl St, is the go-to spot in Denver for all your violin needs. The neighborhood shop allows customers to rent, purchase, or restore their instrument at reasonable prices. From beginners to experts, Von’s Violin Shop caters to all violinists as well as other string musicians.

Kolacny Music Established in 1930 by William J. Kolacny, Kolacny Music is a music shop that sells, rents, and repairs band and orchestra instruments. While the shop’s main focus is toward student band and orchestra, it sells a variety of both intermediate and professional models. What’s more, Kolacny Music sells an array of accessories from tuners to multimedia to sheet music.

If you’re just starting to take violin lessons in Denver, make sure you visit some of the venues, shops, and festivals mentioned above. A great way to stay inspired and motivated is to get out of your comfort zone and listen to the various different types of musical genres.

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