Fiddle Lessons in Downers Grove. Amazing Teachers.

Flexible & affordable fiddle lessons. In person or online.

“Today is my opportunity to practice fiddle.”

Popular Fiddle Teachers in Downers Grove, IL

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Bolingbrook, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Music MA from University of Nottingham
  • Teaching since 1984
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Kelvin L.

141 Reviews
Book Now
Private Fiddle Teacher

"Experienced fiddle performer and teacher of 25 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 fiddle perform skills. I specialize in blue grass, Celtic music typically use Celtic selection album and all level blue grass music books.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

Recent Reviews
Cynthia P.
We think that Mr. Kelvin is an amazing teacher that is professional, kind and patient. He shows sincere interest in the student’s development. His instructions are clear and concise. He turns learning to play the violin into an enjoyable experience. Thank you Mr. Kelvin.
Karl Ramos
Cynthia P.
Amazing!
Profile-student-favorite Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Lauren A.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Student Favorite
This teacher is rated in the top 15% of teachers in the specialty subject. This badge demonstrates subject mastery on a nationwide scale.

Lauren A.

26 Reviews
Book Now
Private Fiddle Teacher

There are so many wonderful styles that exist in the realm of fiddle. From Bluegrass to Old Time, Celtic to Folk, I will help provide you with the skills and confidence you need to reach your goals. Once the basics are covered, you will learn how to participate in a jam session, perform, and skills needed to play with other musicians.

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

Recent Reviews
Alan
Lauren is a great teacher. Very patient, encouraging, stressing the basics while keeping you interested by teaching you new, interesting pieces.
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.

Spencer C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Best Bluegrass Band from Westword
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile

Spencer C.

6 Reviews
Book Now
Private Fiddle Teacher

fun and individualized lessons tailored to each student's skill level and interests

About Spencer

I am originally from Northeast Kansas, where I started playing guitar and studying music at the age of 9. While studying guitar, I had several influential teachers, including internationally renowned finger-style guitarist, Andy McKee, and University of Montana Professor of Music and Classical G

Recent Reviews
Steven
After more than 30 years since I last picked up the banjo Spencer did a great job of getting me reacquainted with it in a easy going, yet effective way. Excited to continue down the path with him as my tour guide !
Mel
Spencer is an outstanding teacher. Very patient and very knowledgeable of both music and the banjo. I'm having a great time and learning faster than I expected.
DeAnn R.
Great! I learned so much in a very short time and now I am off to a great new start!

Meet Online Fiddle Teachers Serving Downers Grove, IL

Daniel P.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Daniel P.

10 Reviews
Book Now
Online Fiddle Teacher

I've toured with Celtic, Country, and Bluegrass bands, as well as with the violin troupe, Barrage. I have a knowledge of many different styles and have studied with players like Craig Duncan (Author and performer), Tammy Rogers-King (Fiddle player for Reba, and The Steeldrivers), and Tracy Silverman (electric violinist and Composer).

About Daniel

Daniel toured with the violin troupe, Barrage for two years playing Violin/Fiddle, Bagpipes, and Irish whistles. While touring with Barrage, Daniel performed for audiences in 11 different countries, and was involved with 103 high school and middle school workshops for over 6,861 students in 3 coun

Recent Reviews
Caryn M.
Daniel is incredibly patient and very accommodating to my ever changing schedule. That is to say don’t be like me. My name is Caryn and clearly by the current meme I’m not easy. Don’t be like me, be like Daniel.
Alexandra
Heather H.
loved it it was so so so much fun :)
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Priscilla R.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 16; Female: 5 and up
  • B.S. in Secondary Education (English and Music) from Pensacola Christian College
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Priscilla R.

6 Reviews
Book Now
Online Fiddle Teacher

If you are looking for a fiddle teacher who makes learning fun and who also teaches proper fundamentals (such as posture, finger position, bow control, tone, etc.), then I believe I would be a great fit for you. I have noticed that many young fiddle players learn songs quickly, but then come to a halt in their learning because they do not know the proper fundamentals to keep them going. Since I teach from a classical standpoint (I mostly teach classical violin students), I make sure my fiddle students are not just learning fun songs quickly, but are learning them with solid fundamentals. I use the American Fiddle Method, which provides a large number of fun and exciting fiddle tunes.

About Priscilla

Hi! My name is Priscilla. I have been playing piano since first grade and the violin since fifth grade. Music has been an integral part of my life. I graduated from Pensacola Christian College in May 2015 with a B.S. in Secondary Education, with my emphasis in English and Music. I have a passion fo

Recent Reviews
Susanna
Priscilla is so talented, and she makes violin lessons fun! She has taught me so much, and has been so patient with me through the years. :) I highly recommend her to anyone looking for an awesome teacher!
Phoebe
She's a great teacher and I like her a lot. She makes things easy to understand!!😀
Katie
Priscilla was so sweet and very encouraging to my 6 yr old!

Stephanie Q.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • BA from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile

Stephanie Q.

24 Reviews
Book Now
Online Fiddle Teacher

Been fiddling Irish and Celtic for 2 decades now. Know tons of tunes, and can also help my students translate the notation into correct style in performance! Your tuition includes participation in my monthlyu master class Saturday mornings. If you are online, you may Skype in and perform or observe.

About Stephanie

I am a career musician, and conservatory trained violin, piano and vocal instructor with over 40 years teaching experience, and a resume spanning many pages. I also am a well endorsed composer and public speaker. Furthermore, I LOVE teaching! I am a competition judge, member of National Music T

Recent Reviews
Shannon
I am an adult beginner violinist. When I first met Stephanie, I had barely touched a violin, but I was determined to learn how to play it. With her help and patience, I am progressing through the Suzuki method as well as doing ear training and music theory. Stephanie is an excellent musician as well as instructor! Her method of teaching keeps the students engaged, encouraged and excited about learning music from all sides of it.
Naomi G.
I strongly recommend Ms. Quinn. She is amazing. I love a teacher who is passionate about what she does and Ms. Quinn has motivated me to love the violin and work harder to improve. She is slightly strict but very patience and kind, always pushing you to work hard and do your best. I learned to play violin a few years ago as a beginner and stopped playing for a few years. I was nervous to begin online violin lessons considering that I learn better face to face. However, Ms. Quinn has done an amazing job at teaching me, I have been taking lessons with her for a year now and have learned so much I didn’t know before which has also grown my love for violin.
Hui F.
Stephanie helped my younger one prepare for competition. She was highly skillful, supportive yet strict. Initially, my girl was a bit nervous to work with Stephanie because of her high reputation. Stephanie was very kind and fun, using metaphors to help my 10-year old understand the music. She not only helped my child overcome barriers to master the music piece but also shared much practical advice for competition. We did not expect this but my 10-year old won the first prize and was invited to perform in Carnegie Hall New York. Highly recommend Stephanie!!!

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing fiddle teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream fiddle teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Fiddle Lessons in Downers Grove, IL

The average cost of 60-minute fiddle lessons in Downers Grove is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $75 per hour.
30 min
$37 average
45 min
$48 average
60 min
$59 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect fiddle teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each fiddle lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Fiddle Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_181655_pi_IMG_2861%20%281%29
"Oceana is a great fiddle teacher! We have a lot of fun together and I’m learning a lot and quickly! Fiddle isn’t as hard as I thought it was going to be! I definitely recommend Oceana she’s the best music teacher in LA!"
Carly Davidson
Took Fiddle lessons from Oceana C.
Profile_133836_pi_FB_IMG_1532991228194
"The lesson was excellent. Laura is really pleasant, a good teacher, and a truly fine fiddle player."
Robert
Took Fiddle lessons from Laura S.
Profile_88528_pi_Victor%20Margaret_0018%205x7%20300%20dpi
"My son (almost 7-years-old) just finished his first lesson with Margaret. She was able to explain things in a way that he understands. He was able to get a good idea of how to hold his fiddle and bow...which is a hard skill to teach online. He is very shy, but was comfortable with having me sit next to him. After the lesson, he told me, “That was worth every minute!” He loved it."
Jake
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
Profile_133836_pi_FB_IMG_1532991228194
"Excellent teacher, superb fiddler."
Lisa
Took Fiddle lessons from Laura S.
Profile_216576_pi_6E800E4F-32E0-48E1-8A93-352912D22074
"Erin was a great teacher! She challenged me to be better every lesson, and her teaching style for someone who had never played an instrument before was great!"
Kevin
Took Fiddle lessons from Erin C.
Profile_88528_pi_Victor%20Margaret_0018%205x7%20300%20dpi
"This was my first lesson but she helped me correct the mistakes I was making holding the fiddle and the bow, and she is very encouraging while I am learning to play and still making not so pretty sounds. She made me feel comfortable making mistakes and I was not nervous at all. I'm looking forward to my next lesson."
Natasha
Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
Profile_181655_pi_IMG_2861%20%281%29
"Awesome teacher and fiddle player. Very talented, patient and great vibes!!"
Sam
Took Fiddle lessons from Oceana C.
Profile_193018_pi_DSC_0888-2
"Julianna is the best!!! My daughter has been taking lessons from her for 5 years and has learned so much!!"
Peggy
Took Fiddle lessons from Julianna Z.
Profile_31140_pi_fiddler
"Peter is very patient and exceptionally knowledgeable. He is very analytical in his teaching. I am a new student (only a few lessons) and I am confident he will be able to provide the critical but positive instruction and encouragement that I need. His enthusiasm and passion for music is contagious. In fact, he gives detailed oral histories and music theory explanations related to the topic of the lesson. Most teachers boot you out when time is up - not Peter - he always finishes on the right note. Plus he has an adorable cat assistant, Rory, as a side kick."
Amy
Took Fiddle lessons from Peter W.
Profile_101933_pi_Mel%20Martin%20Guitar
"Mel is incredible and a very thoughtful instructor. He takes the time to make sure you understand the concepts and works with you to make sure you progress in an efficient logical way. He really spends the time with you and you feel like he is as committed to your learning experience as you are. I would recommend him for anyone looking for lessons and I am excited to keep studying the fiddle and violin with him.

-Patrick from Canada"
Patrick
Took Fiddle lessons from Mel P.
View More
View Less

Popular Fiddle Articles from our Blog

What's the Difference Between the Violin and Fiddle?

Is that a fiddle... or a violin? It's a common question, and one that baffles many beginner musicians. So what's the answer? When it comes to the actual instrument, there actually aren't any differences. What distinguishes a violin from a fiddle is what kind of music you're playing with it. A musician playing folk, bluegrass or country, for example, would most likely refer to their instrument as a fiddle; those who play other genres (jazz, classical, etc.) typically call theirs a violin. …

By Suzy S.