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Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
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Dave K.

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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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Viktor K.

Westmont, IL
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Polish, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Vera S.

2 Reviews
Winnetka, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Serbian, French, Italian, English
  • BM Violin and Pedagogy from Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Vera S.

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Being able to create music is an integral part of the human condition as it helps us express and understand an exceedingly wide range of human emotion. Teaching how to do it has therefore always been my greatest passion and having been privileged with the guidance of great pedagogues in the past, it is my ambition to pass that invaluable knowledge and skill on to aspiring musicians. I am certain that every person (no matter what age) has vast potential and it is my duty as a teacher to extract those talents and nurture creativity. Guiding students to find a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationship to music will encourage them to not only be exceptional artists, but also human beings. It is essential to cater to each student individually helping each one find the right practice strategies, technical studies, repertoire, and most importantly, their own musical identity. My goal is not simply to develop skill, but to teach students how to teach themselves, find their ...

About Vera

Originally from Belgrade, Vera moved to Chicago at the age of two and started her first violin lessons at age of seven with the renowned pedagogue, Dr. Milton Goldberg. Thereafter, she rapidly evolved into an active performer travelling all over Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa participating

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Steve
After reading through a large number of teacher profiles, something about Vera's background, experience, and teaching philosophy made me decide to reach out for lessons, and I am extremely happy that I did, as I look forward to each lesson.

Vera has been absolutely great to work with, and if you are looking for a teacher who will challenge you, and be tough and direct when necessary, but also offer empathy and support to help you grow and learn to the best of your ability, then I highly recommend Vera.
Ramon Kelly
Excellent first lesson. I learned some important basics to get me started and I am looking forward to my next lesson.

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Nader T.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, I speak Persian, Persian
  • Awarded University of New Mexico Composition Competition, 2nd & 1st prize of Atwater Kent Composition Competitions at the University of California, Los Angeles from U. N. M. and UCLA
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from Claremont Graduate University
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Nader T.

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In my one hour of comprehensive teaching, students learn extensively the techniques of the violin, including tone production, vibrato, musicality and pieces of music which are chosen from standard violin literature or Suzuki books. The whole idea is to get students to look at the whole learning process as a fun activity, and very soon they acquire the ability to produce beautiful sounds, correct intonation and strong vibrato. In addition to the above, I conduct some some ear-training exercises to improve intonation as well.

About Nader

I am a violinist and composer. I have trained more than 1200 students in more than twenty five years of my teaching carrier. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson includes scales, arpeggios, etudes, duets and a new piece of music from different eras of music. I emphasize on tone production, correc

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Megan S.
Nader was fantastic! I took Violin lessons for a few years from a couple different teachers, and he taught me new, interesting things I'd never learned before. He's also very patient and nice.
Carolina V.
He is very patient and has excellent communication skills. I have no knowledge of how to play the violin or music of any kind. After my first lesson I strongly feel he will be my private instructor for many years to come. I left with proper technique of how this instrument is to be cared for and good posture when practicing. He also informed me of the books we will be incorporating into my lessons. Most importantly homework is given and he is very patient and explains everything at your level.
Kira
I was very pleased with my first lesson with Nader. He is very kind and patient. We covered some basic points with what we'll be covering for my lessons with the cello. His instructions and explanations of technique is very clear I feel my lessons with him will be very beneficial and enjoyable.

Candace H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Candace H.

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Learning how to play this intricate and delicate instrument in various ways while gaining the appreciation and skill deserved.

About Candace

I'm a classical violinist, a loving single mother, and a independent business owner for life, health and accident insurance through AFLAC from New York. I am a very accomplished musician performing in many venues and events such as the Long Island String Festival, NYC All County Music Festivals, Va

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Michael w
She's awesome. Takes her time to explain in detail. Very patient plays along with you and guide you like a professional. I'd recommend her to anyone.
Michael
Shes a awesome instructor. She takes the time to explain details and all. I would recommend her to anyone that's interested in the violin.
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Valeria P.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Awarded Certification of Recognition from " Eloy Alfaro" Theater- Guayaquil - Ecuador
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Valeria P.

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Extensive knowledge in leading all aspects of musical shows and orchestras. Internationals tours in South America including Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador. Performed three times as part of the orchestra for Richard Clayderman on his Ecuador tour.I have a vast experiene for 10 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate violin student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Want to play your favorite songs? Interested in learning to write and read music?
Not only will you be playing your favorite playlist songs, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Do not hesitate . Never is late to start learning a new instrument. Let's get started!!!

About Valeria

I am a professional violinist. I have a Bachelors Degree in Music with a violin specialization and Musical Pedagogy. Violin students can expect to improve week to week in their skills and technique. It is important to be consistent with violin classes; I teach students to release built up tension

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MARBEL
She is an excellent teacher. I've been with her for more than a year. and already made presentations and learned a lot with her. I like your study skills that makes the class more fun. I like very much how she goes step by step with patience that has given me a lot of confidence. I recommend it
Jennifer R.
I love her
Jennifer R.
I thought she was a great teacher she is really kind and helpful

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Downers Grove, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Downers Grove 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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"Raycurt is not only knowledgeable, he is extremely skilled. He is thorough and maximizes time by providing superb instruction. My son looks forward to attending his classes; and I am a parent who is beyond pleased with Raycurt’s level of expertise."
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Took Violin lessons from Raycurt J.
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"Very Patience Teacher. Teach my kids in a right way to play violin. I am very appreciate. the BEST violin teacher ever. Absolutely 5 stars"
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Took Violin lessons from Yakov D.
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"Glenda was amazing! Thank you, can’t wait to go back again!"
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Took Violin lessons from Glenda J.
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"Emily is an excellent teacher. I have no knowledge of music at all and she has been very patient in teaching me the basics. I have done 5 lessons with her (one in person and 4 online) and she has been very helpful thoughout. She made sure to send me copies of the lessons and recommended books, so I could practice offline."
Sravya
Took Violin lessons from Emily B.
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"First lesson, Alethia set my violin up free of charge and extended the lesson so we could have a full hour after instrument setup.
Alethia is very professional. I have been thoroughly impressed with her knowledge of the instrument / theory. Alethia will surely be my violin teacher for a long time. I would strongly recommend her to anybody."
Frank
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Miss Anna is a lovely violin teacher for my daughter! She is very patient and knows violin so well. She is an excellent teacher, and although we just met her through take lessons for violin lessons, she seemed like she is already our long time family friend! Thanks Miss Anna for sharing your talent with Hanja!"
Blair
Took Violin lessons from Anna P.
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"I feel confident in meeting my goals.

Shannon is a great teacher. Our first lesson together was great. She is focused on my needs and what's going to help me achieve my goals. She really knows what she is doing."
Chris
Took Violin lessons from Shannon B.
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Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"Ali is very good at getting young students' attention. My son became Ali's student two months ago. He liked her and was able to follow her lecture. Ali is also very kind and funny. We love her."
Sophia
Took Violin lessons from Ali Y.
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"Just had one lesson so far but Lucas was very patient and easy to work with."
Rafael
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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