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Carolina C.

1 Review
Chicago, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English, Spanish
  • Bachelor in Music Performance from Fundacion Universitaria Juan N Corpas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carolina C.

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My main focus for me would be for you to enjoy making music. That means
1. Working in a smart way so you would reach the best from your potential in a comfortable way.
2. Understanding that each person is unique and in that matters, the way of learning, of relating with the teacher and approaching to the violin playing.
3. Having fun while practicing and during the lesson.

About Carolina

Carolina is a dedicated and versatile music teacher, with wide ranging experience and a passion for helping people grow and fill their potential. She got her Bachelor’s degree in her hometown Colombia from the Fundación Universitaria Juan N Corpas and her Master’s Degree from DePaul University.

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Estefania Riveros
Lessons with Carolina have been life-changing. She always guides me in a caring and patient manner. In the learning process, I have gained a greater sound, freedom of motion and a deeper connection to my instrument.
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Ashley B.

1 Review
Chicago, IL
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 4 to 18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ashley B.

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With experience in teaching violin, viola, and cello, my goal for students is to refine their technique and musicality to the instrument they love! All ages welcome, beginning to advanced. We will have engaging lessons well-rounded with strings technique, music theory, listening skills, note reading, and more! Each lesson will be customized to the student's individual needs and we'll have fun in the learning process! Can't wait to grow our strings community!

About Ashley

I am a violist with 13 years of experience playing stringed instruments specifically violin, viola, and cello. I hold Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Viola Performance and am going on my fourth year of teaching. One-on-one lessons are my favorite and I'm looking forward to working with future s

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Shannon
Ashley is great! Super friendly and has a diverse teaching and instrument experience

Felicia B.

6 Reviews
Dundee, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Felicia B.

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Experienced lesson teacher for 6 years in beginner/intermediate/advanced violin and also beginner/intermediate in voice, piano, viola, cello, and guitar. My string students along with learning skills to help them perform in Orchestra will also learn solo technique. I work with Suzuki method and Essential Elements for strings along with using other genres of music. Students will have fun while also learning music reading, theory and technique.

About Felicia

I graduated with a bachelors in music education at Western Illinois University in 2012. At the university I received talent grants to play in the symphony orchestra as a violinist, I also sang in the school of music top choir. After graduating I immediately was offered a position at a music studio

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Les
She asked me what I wanted to learn and assisted me in a very patient way, and showed me the correct way of strumming and whatever else that was needed. A very good start.
Alyson
Felicia is a great teacher! We work well together, she asks how I want to learn and she helps me to understand what I’m learning! As an adult learner, it helps that she can modify my lesson to suit my specific needs. I think this will be a great partnership!!
Autumn
Felicia has truly helped me improve on the viola. From spotting my wrong bow hold to making sure that I am absolutely positive on where the fingerings are for the key, she has most definetly improved my playing over all and is helping me advance past most of my peers in my school orchestra.

Meet Online Violin Teachers Serving River Forest, IL

Rebecca S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Rebecca S.

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I am a classically trained violinist. I started playing at 4 and have recently gotten back into it after having my children. I love teaching beginner violinists the basics and helping them learn to love the instrument.

About Rebecca

Hi there! Thank for taking a look at my profile. I started my teaching career as a math teacher 17 years ago and have recently branched into sewing and violin lessons. As a trained teacher, I am well versed at giving multiple examples and giving the student time to figure out and solve the proble

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Michelle T.

143 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associates of Fine Arts from Georgia Highlands
  • Teaching since 2009
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Michelle T.

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I love teaching strings. Violin is my main instrument. I focus heavily on bow technique. I have gotten students into youth orchestras and passed college auditions. I like to use the Essential Elements and Suzuki books.
I also offer online group lessons at a highly discounted price. I suggest that all my students join. This is a great option for kids while class is out.

About Michelle

Violin Viola Cello Double Bass ONLINE for over 2 years now! Great for military and homeschool families- ADULTS & KIDS $15 for a full week of group practice Monday - Friday, online group orchestra ...... Click accompaniment as the subject pick anytime. The group joins at 8 pm eastern Mon-Fri.

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Ana
My daughter who is 9 loves Michelle as her violin teacher. Michelle is very good at teaching technique, while being fun and encouraging. She is personable and has helped my daughter really enjoy playing the violin. We are very thankful to have found her. Our daughter has improved her violin playing this year thanks to Michelle.
nicole
My daughter has been taking violin lessons with michelle for several months now. She has learned so much. She loves her teacher and loves taking lessons with her...she looks forward to her lessons every week. We love the flexibility of doing it online with such a great, friendly, knowledgable teacher.
Ann G.
Michelle is a great teacher! My son is excelling more than he ever had with other teachers. I would highly recommend her to anyone who is starting or has started cello.
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Speedy B.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors degree in Business Management from University of Redlands
  • Teaching since 1964
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Speedy B.

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I have been teaching violin for over fifty years. I teach using a progressive Suzuki method. I have a unique method of teaching scales using a pattern system which makes scale studies quick and easy to learn in all positions on the violin. I have tutorial videos to go along with your lessons for both Suzuki pieces and scale studies. I teach fiddle and Jazz violin for those who are interested. I also teach on line lessons
I have experience playing in theater, Orchestras, and small ensembles. I am currently playing in the Timpanogos Symphony in Highland Utah. I am also playing in a string quartet.
My students sit in the first chairs in their School Orchestras. I have a good relationship with the School Music Teachers. I always put the school music first and help the student to be comfortable in their surroundings.

About Speedy

I have been teaching music for over fifty years. I have taught many professional teachers and students over the years. I have played professionally in Many Classical and Jazz groups. My quick start method gets beginners playing music right away. I studied classical violin from Don Samuleson, Prof

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Noah
My son has really enjoyed his lessons and I have seen a lot of progress.
Dvorah C.
Very patient man.
Erin Walker
Speedy is very patient and kind. As an adult learner, I appreciated the great learning environment.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in River Forest, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in River Forest is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $230 per hour.
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"Mrs. Gulas is a very good teacher, we are very pleased with how far our child has come and so quickly. We have been with her for a year now, and will be continuing his education with her for as long as we can."
Angela
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"I have absolutely been delighted with my teacher Linda. At almost 50 years old, I was apprehensive about learning to play a new instrument, but she is so welcoming and encouraging. I have been taking lesson since the summer, and I look forward to seeing her every week. Even if I don't get in as much practice as I would like, She is understanding of life's commitments and never makes me feel bad. And despite my MANY questions, she takes the time to explain in detail so I can understand and incorporate the lesson in my playing. I never feel rushed during my lesson and can't wait to surprise her the next week to show her how much I've learned.."
Rachel
Took Violin lessons from Linda C.
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"Cara was very nice and welcoming. She is very knowledgeable in violin."
Faith
Took Violin lessons from Cara A.
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"Wonderful first lesson. Thank you so much for opening many doors into my violin journey. Your teaching method is just what I need."
Randy
Took Violin lessons from Chaul Y.
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"Hannah is a very dedicated and patient instructor. She always tries to keep the lessons interesting and fun, she also makes sure I take little stretch breaks in between exercises and always teaches me something new!"
Robert
Took Violin lessons from Hannah L.
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"Lisa is a wonderful violinist and experienced teacher. She has been playing for over 20 years and knows her way around a violin. I highly recommend her for violin students of all ages."
Susanna
Took Violin lessons from Lisa C. B.
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"Brittany is amazing. She clearly is a talented musician as well as she is amazing with kids. My kids were very excited to be taught by her and greatly look forward to their lessons.
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Gioia Beukenkamp
Took Violin lessons from Brittany N.
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"Susanna established a great rapport with our 7 year old. He's been enjoying the lessons very much, and learning the technique."
Henry
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Susanna was wonderful. She took her time to explain how the lesson would transpire, and engaged Nevaeh to insure she understood everything. She has a lovely way; patient and engaging. Nevaeh felt comfortable right away. She seems perfect for Nevaeh."
Nevaeh
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Glenda was amazing! Thank you, can’t wait to go back again!"
Antrunika
Took Violin lessons from Glenda J.
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