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Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dave K.

22 Reviews
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I have been teaching violin for 18 years and have taught hundreds of satisfied students. When you sign up for violin lessons with me, you will begin by learning the basics of the instrument including proper holding and playing position, tone production, rhythm, first position notes, basic notation. Once you get the basics down, you will learn how to play your favorite melodies and songs. All of this can happen within the first 4-6 months of playing.

About Dave

Dave K. began playing guitar at the age of 10. His influences include Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny and Scott Henderson. At the age of 17 he began teaching private guitar and bass lessons to classmates

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Howard W.
I haven't played the violin since I was in middle school, and I wanted to re-learn to play it. I am so glad I picked Dave, he is very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I jumped in with both feet and Dave made the instructions at our first lesson easy for me to understand. Excellent location and studio is awesome.
Rushia Hendricks
Excellent lesson. Does a wonderful job at taking older students and gently holding their feet to the fire to bring out the best- even under the most challenging of circumstances. Kudos to being such a uniquely great teacher!
Tom L.
I realize it was the first lesson but I was a little disappointed that we spend nearly the entire time on housekeeping items, like canceling and re-scheduling appointments. I think that could have been covered with an e-mail or handout. I also thought we spent too much time going over the differences between acoustic and electric guitars - considering my age and background. Would have liked to see him demonstrate what I was asked to practice before the next lesson instead of just being told to refer to the workbook.
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Brittany N.

16 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
  • Bachelor of Music from James Madison University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Brittany N.

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I strive to create an environment in which students are inspired to discover, create, learn, express themselves and have fun. I focus on strengthening students' foundational techniques, through scales, etudes and other materials and then applying those skills in pieces and songs that are designed to build a good basis of musical knowledge, helping students to become confident in their musical abilities.

About Brittany

I strive to create an environment in which students feel comfortable to learn, experiment, and express themselves and in which they look forward to coming every week. *** Travel Equipment *** I can provide music and other items needed for the instrument (shoulder rests, strings, rosin, etc) but

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Flora
My daughter said she has a great time with Brittany, she wants more classes can’t wait to see her again.
Molly L.
Brittany is very patient and kind with my two daughters. They really look forward to seeing her. She is also quite pleasant.
Michael
Extremely patient and encouraging, every lesson is a pleasure.
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Viktor K.

Westmont, IL
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Polish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Viktor K.

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I am graduating from the Jacobs School of Music with a degree in Violin Performance as well as a degree in Music Education. I have been working extensively with students ranging widely in age and skill level in a variety of settings ranging from teaching in a high school, to giving students their very first music lesson. I also play and teach a variety of music, beginner to advanced classical music, American folk, and European folk. I am also fluent in English and Polish. I love seeing my students progress, lets get started today!

About Viktor

I am a violinist and teacher graduating from the Jacobs School of Music with a Bachelors degree in Violin Performance, as well as a Bachelors degree in Music Education. I have been playing the violin for 17 years, during this time I had the pleasure of studying with many incredible teachers that

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Brynn M.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Dana School of Music Scholarship from Youngstown State University: The Dana School of Music
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Brynn M.

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Brynn teaches violin lessons to a wide range of students at all levels. From beginners to more advanced students, Brynn will use her friendly and organized teaching style to help all of her students achieve their goals. She uses the Suzuki books and the Barbara Barber scale method as a foundation for basic technique. Students will also learn basic music theory such as reading notes, rhythms and recognizing key signatures for all major and minor keys. She has roots in classical training but her students will be exposed to classical music along with rock, pop and contemporary styles of music. Brynn cannot wait to work and make music with you!

About Brynn

Brynn is an experienced violinist with a Bachelor's of Music in Violin Performance from Youngstown State University. She has studied under the guidance of Professor Joseph Kromholz. She has been playing the violin for 13 years. She is classically trained but has experience performing other genres.

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Brandy
Brynn was such a great teacher for my daughter! She was engaging and supportive throughout the lesson. Her knowledge about music and the viola is phenomenal! My daughter is so excited to connect with Brynn for her lessons each week.
Salome
It was our first lesson and as a parent I trust Brynn to position my daughter to be a great violin player. As she instructed my child she also made sure that I understood what she was teaching so that I can assist her with practices at home. This was very forward thinking and I appreciated her sharing her knowledge with me! My daughter has a great time!

Hollis R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • B.M. in Violin Performance from Converse College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Hollis R.

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Hello! I've been performing for 21 years and teaching for 15 years. Teaching has always been a passion for me! Whether you're an adult trying the violin or viola for the first time, or a dedicated student aiming to major in music, I can adapt my approach to suit your needs. I will help you build confidence in your playing through presenting attainable goals each week, while also providing appropriate challenges. I aim to help you feel comfortable and natural as you play by prioritizing proper posture and technique.

I have a Master's degree from the Peabody Conservatory in Violin Performance with an emphasis in pedagogy. I have performed in the U.S.A. and Europe, with well-known artists such as Andrea Bocelli, Yo-Yo Ma, Itzahk Perlman, and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. My teacher training includes the Suzuki method (registered for books 1-5) and the Mark O'Connor method (certified for books 1-2).

My hope is that the violin or viola becomes a constant source of inspiration and ...

About Hollis

Violinist, pianist, composer, and teacher Hollis received her Master of Music degree in Violin Performance/Pedagogy from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University as a student of Herbert Greenberg. She studied at Converse College for her Bachelor of Music degree with Sarah Johnson where she

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Angelica
Hollis is a wonderful instructor from the beginning. I’m very excited to keep on working with her!
Emily
Mrs. Hollis is a very kind and patient instructor. She is great at teaching technique and important skills that have to be learned in order to play the violin at your best. My son Ben absolutely loves taking lessons with her and he has learned so much. She is so professional, talented and has so much experience! She is a perfect instructor for anyone who would like to learn to Play the violin!
Olivia
Mrs. Hammonds is such a wonderful teacher! I came to her when I just started high school and was overwhelmed with joy when I found such a great teacher. Focusing on memorization, technique, and working on a solid foundation even after playing for 10 years prior, really reflected in my playing. I think she was the teacher who really showed me why I wanted to play violin and set my foundation up to improve more and more even today!

Amber W.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amber W.

24 Reviews
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Experienced Music teacher of 8 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of their instrument and theory skills. I specialize in all styles. Typically, I use a variety of method books to pick from to meet the needs of the students. I also have many tools available to use during lessons.
My students have gone on to NYSSMA and on to college auditions successfully!

About Amber

I have been teaching private lessons since 2008, but have been studying music since I was only 4 with non stop private and in school lessons. I now have my Bachelor's degree in Music education and am working toward my Masters in Music performance and Instruction. I love working with my students

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Ken W.
Amber is fantastic!
Scott G.
Great first lesson. She made me feel very comfortable, was well prepared and did a great job.
Laura
Excellent instructor. Amber definitely knows flute instruction and is helping me get the basics I missed years ago.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Des Plaines, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Des Plaines is $76. 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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"Kristen was an amazing teacher! My daughter loved her. When we moved she was sad Kristen would no longer be her instructor."
Katie
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"Anna is one of the best teacher's I've had. She was very professional and I liked the material that she taught as well as the amount of time she took to make sure I understood everything."
Insu Hong
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"I had a good experience with my instructor. She's very knowledgeable and patient. The area where instructions are given are a little cramped."
Carl
Took Violin lessons from Rebecca F.
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"Tigray was very professional yet friendly. My son really enjoyed his first lesson with him."
Katherine
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"Miss Charlene Gulas is a wonderful teacher! she is very patient and kind while teaching our 8 year old daughter."
beth
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"Great Teacher!!!

Kimberly is an excellent teacher and I highly recommend her. She is patient with you as a student and explains things at your level. She is very knowledgable about music as she plays many instruments and has a great ear. As an adult student she had me learn to read music early in the lesson which I found to be very helpful. Lessons are at her home and it is in an appropiate setting. My Lessons fly by as she has an engaging teaching style and she stays focused on helping your improvement from week to week. She is flexible in rescheduling your weekly lesson if needed.I would rate her an A+ as a Music teacher!"
Joe
Took Violin lessons from Kimberly B.
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"Very good for an 8yr old beginner!"
Thunder
Took Violin lessons from Thomas W.
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"I have been very impressed and satisfied with the quality of instruction that I have received from Jonathan. He is very knowledgeable and unbelievably patient and understanding .He is NEVER discouraging or negative in any way.

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Elmer
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Very good at kids. Bhrayden easily grasps what he teaches."
Bhrayden
Took Violin lessons from Michael W.
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"I really like this teacher and most important the student Lily loves her that is most important for her to enjoy the teacher and the lesson she is very excited about learning the violin!"
lilane
Took Violin lessons from Rebecca F.
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