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Miguel G.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music from Boston College
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Miguel G.

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Learning an instrument is no easy feat, but having the right plan, structure, and support makes all the difference. My teaching philosophy is designed to meet each student where they are, with a custom approach tailored to their individual needs.

I take time to get to know my students - how they practice, why they pursue their instrument, what their goals are, and who they really are as people. What is it that they truly need right now? Is it a practice schedule, or just some gentle encouragement? A new song to freshen things up, or a tough lesson about persistence? A conversation about homework, or a story to lighten the mood and bring some laughter into the music? As an experienced teacher, I know how big of a difference it makes to really understand the needs of a student.

I work with beginner, intermediate, and advanced students of all ages. I have experience with all major string curricula, as well as my own conservatory-trained approach. I have taught over 100 students in ...

About Miguel

I take time to get to know my students, and I meet them where they are. My teaching philosophy is based on helping students understand music on their own level, as opposed to requiring them to meet the goals of a curriculum that may not be appropriate for their individual needs. While I am high

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Stephanie Y.

17 Reviews
Maywood, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Stephanie is very enthusiastic and fun to work with. She is helping me to overcome lingering technical issues and get to a higher level of playing.
Carrie G.
Excellent! Stephanie is a great instructor and was very patient and helpful.
Samia P.
Ms. Stephanie was very patient. She explained everything very nicely. I would definitely recommend her as a teacher.
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Elizabeth B.

50 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Master of Fine Arts from Goddard College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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I'm an intermediate player who needed refinement and refresher of my core techniques. I went to Elizabeth because she has a background in both fiddle & classical. After watching me play, she affirmed that which I was doing correctly and then helped me to improve where I was lacking. I would recommend Elizabeth.
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Jonathan B.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Music Theory from Temple University
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Jonathan B.

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Violin was my first instrument, and it served as the foundation for everything else I did in music. Playing the violin teaches a high degree of musical sensitivity and I'm always excited to cultivate these qualities in any student that wants to learn. When I teach violin, I try to tailor to the needs of the student while teaching...

-Good intonation, which is one of the fundamental challenges of the instrument
-Playing by ear, an especially important skill for an instrument that can be used in almost every type of music on the planet
-Vocal phrasing, which is learning to use all the parts of the instrument to make it "sing."

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Erika
Jonathan is incredibly skilled, a great teacher, fun, and very patient with our gregarious and somewhat distracted 9-year old boy. He has creative, tailored teaching techniques, will try new things, but also keeps our son motivated and progressing. He responds perfectly and patiently to my son when he veers off task, and gets him back on task. We are absolutely thrilled and couldn't have found a better teacher.
Jackie G.
My son has special needs related to an anoxic brain injury. This can create frustration with simple things like learning a new chord that feels funny or is difficult to move your fingers to. He always checks in with us to see what concerns we have and then, helps us by offering suggestions on how to make something easier or less frustrating to learn. I think Jonathan does a good job of meeting us where we are. Jonathan is patient with both of us. Today, he talked to my son about practicing communicating so we can understand how to help him learn. He talked to me about it being ok to break away from the timing and to hit chords at the same time as my son so the song can come together.
Jackie G.
Jonathan is flexible and easy to work with. My son has some struggles as a result of an anoxic brain injury. Jonathan is very understanding and patient with my son. He has also helped me with advice and suggestions on how to work with my son. We love the spirit of the ukulele and the good vibes it has.

Katie V.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Masters of Music, Violin Performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2015
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Katie V.

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I've been teaching violin privately and in groups for 7 years. My most recent teaching experience was volunteering in Haiti last summer, where I taught at three different summer camps. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to hold the instrument and as time goes on you'll be able to play simple to more advanced melodies. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Katie

Hello potential student! My name is Katie and I can't wait to meet you. I have been teaching violin lessons since 2008 and have loved helping my students develop a passion for music and a stronger connection to the world around them. I graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2015

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Anita Liss
Katie was exceptionally patient and encouraging with my five year old daughter. She was a major asset in teaching my daughter the basics of violin - including proper stance and note formation. I could not recommend her enough.
Michele
Katie was a wonderful violin teacher for my son (four years old at the time). Katie knew how to make learning music and the violin fun through games and various activities. She was attentive and patient, kind and encouraging. She worked with us to allow him to participate in the annual recital--she played a simple, beautiful song while he plucked an open string. She is reliable, accessible, and caring. Couldn't ask for a better, more qualified, and dynamic teacher than Katie to facilitate a positive musical experience a young child.
Michelle
I greatly enjoyed my violin lessons with Katie. She improved my violin technique, encouraged me to tackle challenging solo pieces, and helped me prepare for youth orchestra auditions. She also guided me in producing video recordings for my college applications. On top of that, she is extremely patient and cheerful. Katie is the best!
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Nozomi M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Bachelor of Music (Violin Performance) from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nozomi M.

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Music is a part of everyone's lives, and I believe the violin is one of the best instruments to make music. Also a challenging instrument, I am determined to help every student develop the necessary techniques and skills needed for violin playing. Especially with the current situation in the world, music is needed more than ever! I will strive to do what is best for each student, and I hope you will join me in making music.

About Nozomi

Hello there! I just graduated with a Bachelor of Music (Violin Performance) from the Eastman School of Music, and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from the University of Rochester. I am currently working towards my Master of Music (Violin Performance) at the New England Conservatory in Boston. I lov

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Deerfield, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Deerfield is $74. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $230 per hour.
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"Jessica has been teaching our daughter for the past year and has been an outstanding violin teacher. The lessons are age appropriate and she connects well with our daughter. She has a fun reward system with stickers, which works perfectly for young students.I would recommend her without hesitation. We hope to find someone equally good in our new location."
Saman
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"I am an international student living in the US, and teacher Anna is incredibly patient, nice, and fun to learn with. I have around 8 months being her student and even though I had cancelled multiple lessons due a variety of reasons, I am about to finish Suzuki 1 and I already started another book. Learning something new when you are in your late teens might be hard, but with her I have improved a lot and I feel happy with my skills. I think that she can adapt easily to any kind of student while still making them learn what she wants them to. Also whenever I have a question or need something, she will always answer within one day without having to wait until the next lesson, which makes learning a lot easier."
Valeria Tupac Yupanqui
Took Violin lessons from Anna F.
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"Leanna is patient and encouraging. I am returning to playing after many years, and it is very frustrating, but Leanna is knowledgeable, inspiring, and I always leave encouraged and motivated."
Shelley
Took Violin lessons from Leanna L.
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"Amber was very thorough in explaining all the necessary parts of the violin. She explained how to read music, tune the instrument. Overall it was very good and helpful."
Laura
Took Violin lessons from Amber J.
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"Keiko has been teaching my daughter violin for 6 years. She has taught my daughter from how to hold a violin all the way to winning an international violin competition and performing at Carnegie Hall. She has been an inspiring role model for my daughter’s appreciation of music and passion to learn violin. We often attend Keiko’s concerts and my daughter enjoys to see her teacher perform as professional violinist on stage.

Keiko’s patience and her encouraging way of teaching makes the learning experience fun for my daughter. Her dedication to teaching and her efforts to support young students’ music talent - not only focused on the techniques but also their lifetime love for music - make her the best violin teacher!"
Jessica
Took Violin lessons from Keiko T.
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"Dustin was very patient and kind to my son. He was very pleased about his first lesson and said it’s a great fit."
Isaiah
Took Violin lessons from Dustin N.
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"Great Teacher with a low pressure style

I've been taking violin lessons from Marc for several weeks and he is a great teacher. He has a low pressure teaching style that I really like because I get nervous when I play in front of other people. He seems very knowledgeable in both the technical aspects of the violin as well as the music theory. He is quick to return emails and is always happy to answer my questions. I've taken other instrument lessons in the past and Marc is by far the best teacher I've had. I'm really enjoying my lessons with Marc and I hope to continue for a long time to come."
Luke
Took Violin lessons from Marc D.
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"Our first lesson was amazing. He is very kind and patient and has a great personality. We are excited to have found him and can't wait for next weeks lesson"
Christopher
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"I am enjoying my lessons with Kathleen. She is very encouraging to me, an elderly beginner, which makes me enjoy the lessons and the practice!"
Lynn
Took Violin lessons from Kathleen L.
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"Jennifer is sweet and patient. Having issues with our internet and she was patient till it came back. Thank you Jennifer!"
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Took Violin lessons from Jennifer A.
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