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Dave K.

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

42 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Music, Gujarati, French
  • Bachelor of Music (BM) from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 90; Female: 3 to 92
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Farobag C.

42 Reviews
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Suzuki pedagogy employed for beginners

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literature as

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Great experience!
Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
Anginetta
Very good instructor

Michael S.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Awarded 2nd place, Milhaud performance prize from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Michael S.

5 Reviews
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All levels of training, from beginner to professional players.

About Michael

Thank you for considering me as a music teacher! I work with all ages, and design lesson plans based upon the student's proficiency and age. Drawing materials from standard teaching methods such as Leopard Mozart, Dalcroze Eurythmics (especially useful for younger students), and the Suziki Method,

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Gregory
My first violin lesson ever went great. Michael is very knowledgeable and friendly. Definitely recommend!
Morgan M.
Michael is such a great instructor! I was worried about re-starting violin lessons as an adult but after speaking with him those worries went out the window. He is very kind, patient, and gives very helpful and constructive feedback during lessons. He seems to tailor lessons and music style to each student and gives lots of great exercises and homework/practice!

He's also very on top of scheduling and understanding when things come up (like an injured wrist). Very enthusiastic and passionate about music - I would highly recommend him as an instructor for any age!
Abel G.
Great instructor! Michael has a great attitude and is clearly very talented. He is willing to adjust the curriculum in order to accommodate my specific needs/ weaknesses. Balances core exercises, scales (including note reading homework), and music playing. We've already started playing songs together which really helps me hear the notes better!

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Corinthius M.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • General Music Studies from Berklee College of Music Online
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Corinthius M.

19 Reviews
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A warm and caring teacher who wants you to become a successful musician and works to create a classroom experience that is stimulating, encouraging, and adaptive to your goals and needs.

About Corinthius

Corinthius is a multi-talented instrumentalist and string teacher. For 13 years, he has trained musicians of all levels in Classical, Rock, Pop, Folk, R&B, and many other styles of traditional and contemporary music. He received a Specialist Certificate in General Music studies from Berklee C

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Victor B.
Another great lesson. not many people can find teachers to inspire and nurture
chiara
Corinthius is very knowledgeable and professional. And very kind
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Cheyenne R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cheyenne R.

5 Reviews
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Work on bowing exercises, finger exercises, rythm and pitch. Learn the different tempos and how to play them.

About Cheyenne

I have played the violin for 15 years, starting from when I was in elementary school. I participated in the orchestras for middle and high school. In these orchestras, we participated in many competitions and festivals. When I was in college, I joined a community orchestra called the East County Y

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Ivy
She is good with children. Could be a little stricter. But she is decicated and always on time. :-)
Vanessa
Very patient and helpful for a beginner.
Sophia
Friendly and patient
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Richard A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1995
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Richard A.

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I have a unique background in that I didn't go to a typical 4 year conservatory, but I was able to procure a job with the First Violin Section of The Philadelphia Orchestra. I have a very practical teaching style that I believe is effective with every level of violinist. Many of my students have won auditors at every level from District and Youth Orchestras to full scholarships to major Conservatories to jobs with Major Symphony Orchestras!

About Richard

My name is Richard Amoroso. I am a longtime member of First Violin Section of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Even longer than that, I am a Certified Music Teacher. The road to my success is less traveled in that I didn't attend a formal Conservatory. I attended a liberal arts college and completed a B

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Glen Ellyn, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Glen Ellyn is $73. 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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"Anna is serious, patient and fun. All in perfect balance. I can't imagine a better teacher."
Richard
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"I am a returning student to the violin. Nikita is a musician who is passionate about what he does. I "studied" (more like, didn't practice) violin for 13 years when i was younger. I had a lot of bad habits. Nikita ensures that when you first start out that you start out with good habits and he emphasizes this by going slowly. My violin teacher growing up would always chide me about how I didn't have the right posture for holding the violin and bow, but I was never able to improve. Then, recently I had another violin teacher and I struggled to improve my form for over a month with him. Nikita? I improved immediately. He is a talented teacher and one you will enjoy having for both his passion and his ability to correct and improve your playing."
August
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"The lessons are fun and the instructor really pushes me to get better at violin while at the same time being patient with someone starting from no experience. From what I hear he has students of all ages too and it's neat hearing about other students from time to time."
Allen
Took Violin lessons from Zbigniew R.
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"Jonathan is very patient and professional."
yang
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan T.
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"Panagiota did a wonderful job with my 11 year old daughter. She is a beginning violin student that wanted some extra help while school is out. We have signed up to take weekly lessons with her as my daughter was extremely happy with the lesson."
Brooke
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"Autumn was patient with me on her lessons. I never thought I could do something like this. It seemed complex and extreme, but it ended up being a nice outing for the stress of my day.
Highly recommended!"
martin
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Great Beginnering Instructor

Jessica is very patient and provides excellent feedback. She is highly knowledgeable on a variety of music types. Her studio is a positive and relaxed environment."
Amanda
Took Violin lessons from Jessica H.
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"Mel is an excellent instructor, not to mention his experience and expertise as a violinist. Our son is five and looks forward to his lessons. We do not have a music background, and with Mel's instruction we have found it easy to practice at home.

- Louis O.'s parents"
Louis
Took Violin lessons from Mel P.
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"Alethia is great. She is working with my 7 yr. old daughter as a beginner in violin. She teaches in a way that is fun, appropriate, and respectful. My daughter has already learned so much and looks forward to her lessons with Alethia each week."
Emmerson (Emme)
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Wonderful first session! I definitely made the right decision by choosing Christina! She is knowledgeable and has great reassuring personality! ..Looking forward to my next lesson"
Melanie
Took Violin lessons from Christina E.
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