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Michael S.

5 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music, viola from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Michael S.

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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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Vera S.

Winnetka, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Serbian, French, Italian, English
  • BM Violin and Pedagogy from Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Teaching since 2007
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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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Ramon Kelly
Excellent first lesson. I learned some important basics to get me started and I am looking forward to my next lesson.

Leslie S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Master of Music from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Leslie S.

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I am a professional violinist in the National Philharmonic at Strathmore. I am a violin and viola teacher at a private school of music. I have been teaching students of all ages, from 6-adult for thirty years. I love teaching all ages and levels. What matters to me is that the student wants to learn to play the violin and enjoy music.

About Leslie

I can teach any and all ages and have for thirty years! All you need is a desire to learn. I have taught complete beginners and advanced students who win competitions. I have a Master's degree from Boston University in music performance and have performed with the Washington National Opera, the Bo

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Lisa C. B.

45 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Lisa C. B.

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Students can expect a passionate, caring teacher who will work to help them achieve their violin goals. My goal is introduce students to the joy that a violin can bring and inspire a lifetime love.

About Lisa C.

After playing the violin for over 20 years, Lisa was inspired to share the gift of music with others by her teacher, Susanna Sonnenberg. Lisa has attended the 2017 and 2018 American String Teachers Association National Conferences. She currently performs with the Edgewood Symphony Orchestra, the Pi

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Very patient, always has ideas for improvement.
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My daughter is a senior in high school and had her very first online lesson with Lisa tonight. She was pleased and said she is very nice
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Young Sin C.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German, Korean
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Viola Performance from Boston University
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Young Sin C.

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I've been teaching the Violin for 10 years and my students have gone on to competitions and won. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to make a beariful musical lines and as time goes on you'll be able to play with more solid techniques. I specialize in Classical Music, typically use Suzuki books, and tons of other musical pieces that are out there. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Young Sin

Hi, there! My name is Young Sin Choi and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2006 and have loved helping my students to be musically creative, to know theoretical and historical background, and to be capable of the techniques to play a musical piece successfully. I e

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Daniel U.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Awarded Keynotes Scholarship Recipient. from The Keynotes Scholarship Foundation
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel U.

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First lesson we will get acquainted with your goals and what you are looking for out of lessons. Then I will assign fun technique building exercises along with goal pieces that we will work on together. Expect to have fun and enjoy music!

About Daniel

I began playing the violin at age 7 and I have enjoyed every moment since! I switched to the viola at age 19 and pursued both a bachelor's and master's in Viola Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music and the New England Conservatory of Music. Music is always a journey and I have been luc

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suzanne icely
Daniel is excellent ! Highly recommended.
Beth G.
Daniel was friendly, approachable, and made me very comfortable. He was positive and encouraging and used every minute of the lesson to the max...I learned SO MUCH in just one lesson. You can tell he really wants to you to succeed. I can't wait to see where we will go!
Karen H.
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My husband and I were extremely pleased with the progress our son Thomas made with Dan. Thomas started playing last year and was progressing faster than the rest of his third grade class which is why we were looking for a private teacher to help him along. Before taking lessons with Dan I had a hard time getting Thomas to practice. Thomas has begun practicing all on his own because he has been genuinely inspired. Dan is a true professional who always on time and in a good mood to teach. He was so patient with Thomas and developed practice techniques unique to Thomas's situation. Dan is more than just a violin teacher, he is dedicated to inspiring each student to love music. Thanks Dan!!!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Lake Forest, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Lake Forest 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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"Teaching skills are superb and scheduling is flexible to what you need. Easy to work with and assists you with any errors and/or questions you may have."
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Took Violin lessons from Brynn M.
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"This was our first lesson and Shannon did a great job assessing my son's needs and teach him in a manner he could relate."
Jay
Took Violin lessons from Shannon S.
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"Hallie is absolutely awesome! I feel like I'm learning so quickly and getting the hang of things easily. She's a very patient, talented, and nurturing teacher who is quick to point out strengths in your playing and in turn help weaknesses also become strengths."
Kandice Van Dyke
Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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"My fifteen year-old grandson decided to take up violin this summer. He has made such progress, and it is due in large part to Connie's positive methods of teaching--noticing what is right, and gently correcting what needs improvement. She is expert, analytical, kind and calm--what a combo!"
Patricia
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"Just started and so far really loving it! Explained everything so well!"
Laurel
Took Violin lessons from Mariana L.
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"Emily was very good. Very patient with Caleb. He said he liked the lesson."
Caleb
Took Violin lessons from Emily E.
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"Jesse is a great teacher. He is very patient and caring. He taught my daughter at her pace. He tried using different methods to help my daughter to comprehend quicker and easier. I came there 10 minutes early. He started the lesson immediately. Also at the end of the lesson, he allowed parent time to discuss any concern I might have. We like Jesse a lot!"
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Took Violin lessons from Jesse M.
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"My son has been taking violin lessons with Hallie for almost one year. He started just after he turned 4. My concern when he started was that he was too young but Hallie has obviously taught kids his age before and knows what she is doing. She is creative in order to keep a four year old interested and engaged. She is also warm and positive. Most importantly, he's really learning how to play and about music in general - it is a wonderful feeling when he makes strides and does something that seemed so out-of-reach before."
Oleg
Took Violin lessons from Hallie C.
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