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Popular Viola Teachers in Lake Forest, IL

Samantha P.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Samantha P.

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I am a believer that a student-teacher relationship should be a positive and honest one. I am not here to sit and brood in judgement. I am here to help you (the student) help yourself open your ears to the wide array of sounds the viola has to offer. I am heavily technique-based and work extensively to address issues in the left hand and right (bow) hand so we can work together for you to achieve the best sound possible.

About Samantha

I am a passionate believer that musical talent is not innate or inherent. It is grown through hard-work, self-discipline, proper guidance from caring teachers. As a private teacher, I believe in the potential of all my students to achieve their goals. Maintaining a positive and honest relationship

Erica M.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Erica M.

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As a classical musician who is primarily a cellist, I have taken the time to learn viola for students who have an interest. I customize lessons to the students' needs, though primarily focus on fundamentals such as technique, note-reading, theory, ear training, and listening.

About Erica

As a cellist with 20 years experience on my instrument, I take a less traditional approach having performed at renowned venues such as the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Archive, Hungry Brain, and Elastic Arts. I am active in the improvisation, jazz, "New" music

Michael S.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Michael S.

4 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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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!
Christine S.
My boys both love Michael!

Meet Online Viola Teachers Serving Lake Forest, IL

Daren F.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Performance from Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, NY
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Daren F.

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Want to play better in school or youth orchestra? OR have you always wanted to learn how to play the violin or viola? It's never too late!

About Daren

Daren has been teaching violin and viola students since 1999 in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. Former students have performed with the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Symphony, have been consistently top chairs in their school orchestras, have performed at Regional and All State Orchestras and several st

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Jennifer C.
Daren was incredible with our first time violin player. He helped our son learn the basics and explore his interest in violin. After 5 lessons we were sold that our son would want to stick with learning violin.
Anna S.
Fab.
Caitlin V.
Apart from being an exceptional violinist, Daren is friendly, personable and a great teacher. I had never played the violin before but he broke things down in a way that made sense to me. His tips and foundational instruction brought results by the end of just the first lesson. I'm excited to learn more!

Leah S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Music Education, concentration in violin from Temple University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Leah S.

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Hi! My name is Leah, and I love to teach music! My specialties are string orchestra instruments, including violin, which I have been playing since I was five years old, viola, cello, and upright bass. I am currently finishing my degree in Music Education at Temple University, with a violin concentration. I have performed violin, viola, cello, bass, piano, trumpet, saxophone, clarinet, and percussion, as well as singing, in community ensembles. I have worked successfully with beginners all the way up to advanced musicians who are preparing for competitive auditions. I am passionate about teaching technique, musicianship skills, and repertoire in a way that is fun but also highly effective. I look forward to working with you!!!!!!!!
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About Leah

Hi! My name is Leah, and I love to teach music! My specialties are string orchestra instruments, including violin, which I have been playing since I was five years old, viola, cello, and upright bass. I am currently finishing my degree in Music Education at Temple University, with a violin concentr

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Katja Y.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BM in Viola Performance from Cleveland Institute of Music
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Katja Y.

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Learning to play a stringed instrument is one of the toughest things to do and I'm here to help you learn to love the process and feel confident about your playing. I will help you achieve your goals, whether that's trying out for your school orchestra, preparing for a recital, learning new repertoire, or simply learning how to practice more efficiently.

For beginners, I teach from the Suzuki Method books.

About Katja

I hold both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in Viola Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Before playing the viola exclusively, my musical studies were on the violin for 10 years. I have performed with orchestras in venues such as Royal Albert Hall, The John F. Kennedy Cen

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Lake Forest, IL

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Lake Forest is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $154 per hour.
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$55 average
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$71 average

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"Dr. J is fabulous. I am a credentialed music teacher at a public school and she comes to teach sectionals and ensembles. She has a strong rapport with the kids, who adore her, while simultaneously having high expectations. Students feel appropriately challenged and love working with Dr. J. She is the celebrity on campus for all ages alike."
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Took Viola lessons from Jordan W.
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"Krisztina is a great musician, experienced teacher and wonderful person. I am grateful that I had the opportunity to work and play with her during the past years. She is really devoted to the instrument and music. She has my highest endorsement and recommendation."
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Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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"Thank you! You have helped me improve so much! So excited for our next lesson!"
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Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"We got right into it and he addressed all my questions and needs at the first lesson!"
Vivian
Took Viola lessons from Kyle B.
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"I have learned a lot from my lessons with Shadwa. She has a knack for explaining technique, for making the connections between the physical movement and the sound produced. (Yes, it really does help to stand up straight!) She takes a personal interest in her students, which makes for a great lesson atmosphere. We established longer term goals that we could work towards; I appreciated her patience and creativity. Even scales became more than just boring drills! I definitely recommend her as a viola teacher for adults!"
Christine
Took Viola lessons from Shadwa M.
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"Charles is so amazing teacher.He is kind .My kids like him."
YUKI
Took Viola lessons from Charles B.
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"Candice is a great teacher! She helps me find ways of figuring out the really hard spots in the pieces I’m working on. she also helped me improve my music reading skills and now we’re working on music theory. Definitely recommend!"
Joseph
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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"We looked for a teacher who has the background and personality to help advance our daughters musicianship and we found it with Candy!"
Ruby
Took Viola lessons from Candice A.
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"I have had the privilege of knowing Susanna for several years now. She is a wonderful teacher. Susanna takes the time to, not only teach, but get to know the individual. She is gifted and very talented in her field."
Karen
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Page likesMelissa and looks forward to her next lesson. She enjoyed Melissa's teaching technique and looks forward to continuing with her."
Paige
Took Viola lessons from Melissa D.
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