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Carolina C.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor in Music Performance from Fundacion Universitaria Juan N Corpas
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Carolina C.

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My main focus for me would be for you to enjoy making music. That means
1. Working in a smart way so you would reach the best from your potential in a comfortable way.
2. Understanding that each person is unique and in that matters, the way of learning, of relating with the teacher and approaching to the violin playing.
3. Having fun while practicing and during the lesson.

About Carolina

Carolina is a dedicated and versatile music teacher, with wide ranging experience and a passion for helping people grow and fill their potential. She got her Bachelor’s degree in her hometown Colombia from the Fundación Universitaria Juan N Corpas and her Master’s Degree from DePaul University.

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Estefania Riveros
Lessons with Carolina have been life-changing. She always guides me in a caring and patient manner. In the learning process, I have gained a greater sound, freedom of motion and a deeper connection to my instrument.
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Elizabeth B.

49 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elizabeth B.

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All level of violin study from beginner through professional.

I am a professional violinist/violist with a Master of Music degree, extensive performance, and teaching ability/experience,

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout

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Heather R.
really good
Donald
Good lesson!
Michael
Thank you for the lesson and have a great weekend.
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Stephanie Y.

15 Reviews
Maywood, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts - Violin Performance from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Teaching since 2004
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Stephanie Y.

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I love tailoring lessons to my students! Music is personal and I want to make sure you're learning what you're interested in or need to learn in order to prepare you for auditions or keep up in groups you play in. I always ask students for a list of music they're listening to or want to learn - nothing's off limits!

About Stephanie

I started Suzuki violin lessons at the age of 3 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Music degree from UW-Milwaukee. In following years, I did post graduate work at Alverno College and went on to complete Suzuki teacher training in Suzuki Books 1-4. Besides teaching private violin, viola, and pian

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Samia P.
Ms. Stephanie was very patient. She explained everything very nicely. I would definitely recommend her as a teacher.
Jawad S.
Very helpful and caring instructor! Looking forward to more sessions
Jenny
Stephanie was very patient and encouraging. She did a great job of explaining and demonstrating everything. I look forward to continuing with my lessons.

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Mariama T.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Pending Degree from Berklee College of Music
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Mariama T.

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About Mariama

Hello All. My name is Mariama T. and I am a college student at Berklee College Of Music Majoring in Music Education. My Principle Instrument is Saxophone however I also have training in voice and violin. I'm looking to give lessons to whoever is in need!!

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Lauren A.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Indian River Symphonic Association Scholarship from Indian River Symphonic Association
  • Bachelor's in Music Performance from Belmont University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lauren A.

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Congratulations! I mean it! Looking for violin lessons is a big step, and the first to achieving your goals as a budding musician.

In your lessons with me, you will first learn proper set-up and technique, and we will mainly work from the Suzuki method books. Additionally, I will provide you with various scales, exercises, and "fun pieces" as you progress. I wholeheartedly believe that learning the violin should be enjoyable, and not a chore. So, wherever you are at with current skill level, and whatever your motives are for taking lessons, you can rest assured that we will have a great time together!

About Lauren

Lauren, a native of Chicago and former resident of Vero Beach, FL, fits into just about every genre of music with her fiddle playing. Her malleability within the industry has afforded her multiple opportunities performing and recording with artists who have styles ranging from Classical to Bluegras

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Daniel
I have worked with Lauren for over a year now. I have found that Lauren is very patient and is willing to work with you to reach your goals and not just the goals of a book. Lauren works with you on a one on one basis to help you get where you want to go. Lauren is extremely knowledgable and always ready with a challenge to help you progress.
Catherine P.
I just completed my first lesson with Lauren. I was hesitant as to how it would go because I know nothing about the violin or how to hold the bow. With that said, even though it has only been one lesson, I have complete confidence that Lauren will help me reach the goals I am looking to achieve. She has a wonderful calmness that makes you feel relaxed and competent.
Paul
Being a beginner, I didn't know what to expect.. I had previously taught myself for six months with various books and online resources. After a few checks to see if my fundamentals were correct and my playing of a few tunes, we immediately started working on double stop execution. By the end of the lesson, I had made good progress and understood some key elements in playing double stops...correcting the bow plane, and choosing the correct drone, moving the bow to adjacent string double stops, etc. Lauren was very pleasant, and obviously skilled with technique matters. After getting over my first few anxious moments, I found the learning environment, communication, and overall experience very comfortable and look forward to many more great learning experiences.
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Caid J.

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Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Caid J.

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I have placed in many regional and national violin competitions, as well as have a bachelor’s and master’s degree in violin performance. I have a passion for violin, and teaching violin, that I want to pass on to all of my students.

About Caid

I am a professional violinist and pianist with over 10 years teaching experience, and a bachelor’s and master’s degree in instrumental performance. I have placed in many regional and national competitions. I believe strongly in setting attainable goals and creating a curriculum that is based in met

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Chicago 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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"Kelvin is amazing! Very patient and he really helps me feel comfortable and confident that I can master playing the Violin in no time! Thanks to him, I'm constantly improving and learning how to play the RIGHT way!"
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Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Is helping to teach musical theory to my son. Very good"
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Took Violin lessons from Kendall D.
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"Miriam-Rose is one of the best teachers I know. I am also an experienced teacher and have studied violin pedagogy with professors at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore and at the Jacobs' School of Music at Indiana University, and I can highly recommend Miriam-Rose as someone who's teaching methods and approach are on par with the standards of these prestigious institutions. Her experience with kids and her Scottish Fiddling make learning with her lots of fun. Great instructor, you can't go wrong!"
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Took Violin lessons from Miriam-Rose L.
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"Emily was very good. Very patient with Caleb. He said he liked the lesson."
Caleb
Took Violin lessons from Emily E.
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"She's a great teacher

Diane has been teaching me the violin for almost four years. As her student I've had the opportunity to play at places such as Strathmore and the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. She teaches me both traditional and Suzuki methods, so there's a lot of flexibility concerning learning techniques."
Vivian
Took Violin lessons from Diane G.
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"Cathy has been working diligently with me to help my technique to improve, which, strictly speaking, is sadly lacking on my end. She is very patient, bless her! Overall, I am pleased with her and my hope is to become a better musician with her guidance."
Debra
Took Violin lessons from Cathy W.
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"I've been a classical violinist for many years and but never had the courage to improvise on my instrument. Omer showed me how fun improvisation could be and really made everything seem easier than what I thought it was.
Great guy and awesome teacher!!"
Idan
Took Violin lessons from Omer A.
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"At 40, violin is the first instrument I have ever learned, having taking lessons for seven months now with Autumn. Her clear instruction provides phenomenal motivation to intensely practice, and excel. I am humbled by her teaching of music theory in her lessons as well. Our orchestra group Autumn established has amazing synergy. As an engineer by trade, I have a deeper feeling of resonance and nature, through violin, thanks to Autumn."
Pete
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"good lessons

The lessons are very good. They are taught the correct way."
JoAnn
Took Violin lessons from Farobag C.
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Rocking the Chicago String Scene – Violin Lessons in Chicago

By Madeline F. - Chicago Violin Teacher

Chicago is home to one of the most vibrant music scenes in the United States. As renowned cellist and Chicago Symphony's creative consultant Yo-Yo Ma confessed to the local Fox News station, “I have a deep affection for Chicago.” For all you soon-to-be virtuosos taking violin lessons in Chicago, the best news is that the violin can be heard in all corners of the city.

Music of all shapes, sizes, colors and sounds thrive in the Windy City- just take your pick from classical, jazz, rock, folk and more. Take the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, recognized all over the world as both a powerhouse in the classical realm and a vital source of community music outreach. And did anyone see award-winning violinist Rachel Barton Pine rocking her electric viper violin at Millennium Park last June?

Now is your chance to join the Chicago music scene - as part of the show! TakeLessons welcomes students of all ages and skill levels to take violin lessons in Chicago under the instruction of experienced, motivating violin teachers. Choose from a variety of certified instructors, all of whom teach with contagious enthusiasm for music.

Learning to play the violin and sharing that gift with others is a positively magical experience that opens a world of opportunities. TakeLessons makes violin lessons in Chicago exciting, convenient, affordable, and fun. So what are you waiting for? It's time to unleash your inner virtuoso and join the Chicago string scene. Rock on!

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