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Vera S.

Winnetka, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Serbian, French, Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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 ...

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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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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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Brittany N.

15 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
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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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Yael A.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Yael A.

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Hello! Do you love the violin and fiddle? Would you like to learn classical, Celtic, Texas fiddle, or even more? I can help you build a solid foundation from the very beginning, including music reading, theory, and style. I specialize in beginners and can concentrate my lesson plans to focus on whichever musical direction you choose. Please feel free to contact me with any questions!

About Yael

I'm a Suzuki-trained violinist and singer and have studied music for the past 20 years (the majority of my life!) I'm based in Houston and have performed in musical theater, opera, and competed several Texas fiddle contests. Even though I've focused on classical music for most of my career, I love

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Victor Q.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Awarded Annual Conceto Competition from University of Northern Colorado
  • B.A. in Music Education from University of Northern Colorado
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
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Victor Q.

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I am a string specialist. That means I teach and play violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and piano. I earned B.A. earned from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley Colorado where I was a double major in classical guitar and double bass. In my senior year I was the recipient of the Annual Concerto Contest where I performed the "Concerto in A Major" on double bass with the University orchestra for the spring concert. I have played in both professional and semi-professional orchestras in Colorado and Arizona. I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it to them free of charge. I teach students how to play music on their given instrument. Not just how to play the instrument but working on ...

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I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it

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Amy S.
My first lesson was amazing and I’m looking forward to many more lessons.
Victor is very knowledgeable and teaches well.
Joshua & Julia B.
Mr. Victor is teaching both of my kids, one guitar and the other piano. They are beginners, and he is very patient but keeps a good pace. I feel like they are learning a lot. He is a true music teacher and knows his stuff!
Victoria W.
It was awesome! Great pace and great mix of technical and practical.
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Bailey M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Claudette Sorel Piano Scholarship from Sorel Foundation
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Bailey M.

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Hello, my name is Bailey and I love teaching violin! I am a professional pianist and public school orchestra teacher. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Fredonia School of Music. I am a certified K-12 music teacher in New York State. I have been giving private lessons for 10 years to a variety of learners ranging in age and skill level.
My students walk away each week feeling empowered and confident in their abilities. I am able to push you while making you feel excited about new challenges. I am able to assess what you need, and offer you meaningful feedback in small, digestible chunks. Along with all of this, I make lessons fun! I teach fourth and fifth graders at school, so I know how to have a good time while helping students make great strides. I make it a point to ensure that you enjoy playing your instrument.
I pride myself in being a flexible teacher. If something isn't working for you, I will ...

About Bailey

Hello, my name is Bailey and I would love to make music with you! I am a professional pianist and public school orchestra teacher. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Fredonia School of Music. I am a certified K-12 music t

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Kathleen
Bailey was an excellent lesson instructor! She took the time to make sure I was getting exactly what I wanted out of my violin lessons and tailored her approach to meet my background and ability level. She is extremely knowledgeable about all of the instruments she teaches, and her positive energy is contagious! I learned so much from Bailey and always enjoyed our lessons together.
Jack
Bailey gives great feedback and helped my son learn new songs quickly. Thanks!
Patrick
Bailey is an amazing teacher! I am primarily a low brass player, but had wanted to get better at piano. Bailey was able to analyze my musical needs, and developed a plan for my specific goals. She is great at focusing on specific problems and giving you advice for fixing them. At the same time, she is patient, and would be great with children, as well as adults. I would highly recommend getting lessons from Bailey!
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Kendra R.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1989
  • string performance from University of Colorado
  • Awarded Quartet Performance Scholarship from University of Colorado
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Kendra R.

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Having taught and performed for over 30 years, I have had the pleasure of working with students of all levels and ages. For beginning students, you can expect to be playing and learning to read music within your first month of taking lessons. I am happy to say that my intermediate and advanced students have met goals of preparing for auditions with success, performance events, and simply studying new technique and repertoire for their own pleasure. I look forward to meeting and sharing your musical endeavors!

About Kendra

Kendra has been performing and teaching professionally for over 30 years. As an experienced musician and home school parent of three, she truly understands how to tailor the teaching experience to each student's needs and goals. Working in studio and online, Kendra has provided convenience, flexi

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alycia
No matter how un well I play she always encourages and I feel like "ok I will try again and practice a little more and guess what I do improve . I have progressed 100%
ted tronnes
Kendra had my 13 year old for about a year and a half as a complete beginner, and we'd still be with her for sure were it not for an easier alternative at a new school this Fall. Kendra has an amazing understanding of the younger student and what incentivizes them to learn and grow fast. My child practiced once a day for at least 30 minutes and in the above time is already making a lot of beautiful music. If you/yours is motivated, Special K is the way! Thnx, Kendra
Corinne
Kendra has been a joy to work with so far through virtual lessons. We are just beginning with her and we are encouraged to continue forward. She has a laser eye for technique and is warm and kind. She not only explains technical placement but she also explains the reasons why they are important. She is great with my 9 year old and really checks for understanding along the way.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Lake Bluff, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Lake Bluff is $72. 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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$58 average
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"Kathleen is the absolute best! I have had many violin instructors and with Kathleen, I have improved leaps and bounds. She is very knowledgeable. When a passage is difficult, she knows just what to say and just what to do to help me through it. She is very supportive and pleasant. If I could give Kathleen 10 that is not enough. thank You, Kathleen. I think I'll keep you forever!"
Kim
Took Violin lessons from Kathleen L.
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"Kendra is very patient and kind; my daughter loves her!"
Emma
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"I'm an older person wanting to learn violin. I loved how Jill teaches, she's very clear on her teaching method, she's friendly and the whole lesson went by really fast I was having so much fun. I will definitely stay with her and recommend her to anyone."
Diana
Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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"It went greater than I expected. Very very impressed - explanations very clear, easy to understand - some tricks to improve a few things - couldn’t wait until I could practice those tips. Practiced another 25-30 minutes after my lesson. I’m already looking forward to my next lesson in a week - she made me feel at ease very quickly."
Sue
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"perfect teacher

Thanks Helena for her patience in teaching my 10-year old son.

My son is in intermediate and advance level. Helena makes music materials easy to understand so that he can love it....."
Linglin
Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"Kristen has taught my son since he was 5 years old, he is now 8 years old. We were nervous to be starting so young but he was constantly asking and Kristen immediately put use at ease. We have seen more progress and interest than we ever could have imagined when we initially said yes to violin lessons. Kristen is patient, friendly, flexible and so so so talented. It is definitely a huge added bonus that we get to hear her play!"
Allison
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"Cara, was a spectacular teacher. She taught my twin girls for two years. She kept them engaged both in violin and piano. Cara made these lessons fun! She was both caring and effective in her teaching, and my girls looked forward to seeing her EVERY week. Cara does a great job of boosting the child's self confidence. It is amazing to see our children grow into a wonderful musicians. We miss her terribly.....and would have stayed with her until my girls had graduated. I am grateful that she was able to be apart of my children's lives. Cara has given my daughters a great love of music that will last forever."
Angelique
Took Violin lessons from Cara A.
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"I had taken lessons locally for several months and was very frustrated. I was given a color coded sticker and sheet music to get me playing fast however I actually wanted to learn to read and understand music.

On a lark I found Stephanie on the takelessons site. We scheduled a call where I explained my experience, frustrations, and what I wanted to accomplish. I honestly did not think online classes would work. Was I wrong!! It takes great skill in verbally correcting bow holds, etc. and Stephanie is terrific. Before I was told to practice but I never knew HOW to. Stephanie assigns specific tasks, # of time to repeat, and duration for homework. She is so friendly and easy to work with. I would recommend her for any age or skill level??"
Corrie
Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"Lucas is patient and well spoken."
Ashley
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"Anna is a wonderful instructor! She is very patient and easily catches all the things that my daughter needs to work on. She also has excellent communication skills in and outside the lesson. She responds to my questions quickly and efficiently. She is very professional and knowledgeable!"
Cadence
Took Violin lessons from Anna F.
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