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Stephanie Y.

27 Reviews
Westchester, IL
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts - Violin Performance from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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Stephanie Y.

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I love tailoring lessons to my students! Music is personal and I want to make sure you're learning what you're interested in or need to learn in order to prepare you for auditions or keep up in groups you play in. I always ask students for a list of music they're listening to or want to learn - nothing's off limits!

About Stephanie

I started Suzuki violin lessons at the age of 3 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Music degree from UW-Milwaukee. In following years, I did post graduate work at Alverno College and went on to complete Suzuki teacher training in Suzuki Books 1-4. Besides teaching private violin, viola, and piano

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Negar A.
She is incredibly patient , positive, cheerful and kind. She has been a blessing in our daughters life and through the chaos of Covid , she kept the passion to learn and play violin alive in her heart . She always has a big bright smile and a huge heart . Super accommodating and responsive… We love her and are grateful to have her teach our daughter .
Cora
Stephanie is so easy to work with and very knowledgeable. Love her! Learned so much in my first half hour.
Marlee
Stephanie was so patient and very informative. I absolutely love her positive correction. Neither Marlee my 7 year old or myself have any knowledge of the violin and she has been excellent.
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Vera S.

3 Reviews
Winnetka, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Serbian, French, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • BM Violin and Pedagogy from Illinois Wesleyan University
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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 who worked with Shinichi Suzuki on developing the most prominent Suzuki method for violin. Thereafter, she rapidly evolved into an

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After reading through a large number of teacher profiles, something about Vera's background, experience, and teaching philosophy made me decide to reach out for lessons, and I am extremely happy that I did, as I look forward to each lesson.

Vera has been absolutely great to work with, and if you are looking for a teacher who will challenge you, and be tough and direct when necessary, but also offer empathy and support to help you grow and learn to the best of your ability, then I highly recommend Vera.
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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Farobag C.

44 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Gujarati, English, Music
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 90; Female: 3 to 92
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Farobag C.

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Suzuki pedagogy employed for beginners

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra from1985 to 2002, 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 literatur

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Jim
First lesson. Too soon to tell. Not what I was expecting, but I had nothing on which to base any expectation. I will trust the process.
Andreas - Marianna P.
Great experience!
Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
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Viktor K.

Westmont, IL
Starting at $51
  • Speaks Polish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Viktor K.

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I am graduating from the Jacobs School of Music with a degree in Violin Performance as well as a degree in Music Education. I have been working extensively with students ranging widely in age and skill level in a variety of settings ranging from teaching in a high school, to giving students their very first music lesson. I also play and teach a variety of music, beginner to advanced classical music, American folk, and European folk. I am also fluent in English and Polish. I love seeing my students progress, lets get started today!

About Viktor

I am a violinist and teacher graduating from the Jacobs School of Music with a Bachelors degree in Violin Performance, as well as a Bachelors degree in Music Education. I have been playing the violin for 17 years, during this time I had the pleasure of studying with many incredible teachers that s

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Arianna B.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2019
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Arianna B.

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Experienced violinist of 18 years, and currently studying at the Juilliard School. Specializing in all levels of violin playing, and all ages are welcome. Each lesson will be tailored to fit the level/age of the student. Beginners will learn from the Suzuki book series, and intermediate students will have pieces chosen on a case-by-case basis. My main goal as a teacher is to show students the beauty of music, and to help them achieve their goals.

About Arianna

I am a professional violinist, born and raised in Wisconsin. I began playing the violin at age three, and music has always played a huge role in my life. I joined the Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) when I was eleven years old, which fueled my passion for orchestral playing and teaching.

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Gio A.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Gio A.

25 Reviews
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I teach violin at the New School for Leadership and the Arts, mostly to novice players, and I have experience teaching violin to children of all ages.

My primary instrument is guitar, which I've played for about 25 years in many different bands, styles, and genres. I studied music and classical guitar at University of Central Florida, and during that time I also helped teach violin to a class of third graders. I'm not a pro violinist, but I have plenty of experience working with novice players, helping them develop proper technique, sight reading, ear training, and other skills needed to advance to the next level.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wha

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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"Amazing teacher! I feel privileged to learn from her."
Sonja
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"My child is super happy taking lessons. I've heard a drastic improvement, especially considering she wasn't even able to make a sound on her instrument at first. She really enjoys her lessons."
Morgan
Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Susanna has been great! She can spot things I need to work on, and she is very encouraging at the same time. I appreciate her expertise in variations of strings, differences in tuning etc. Thank you very much!"
Sue
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Mel is such a nice person. He just makes you feel comfortable right away. He is also very patient, which is great for me since I'm a beginner. I would definitely recommend him"
Alicia
Took Violin lessons from Mel P.
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"Jiuri is very detailed in her lesson. I would recommend her as a teacher."
Lynn
Took Violin lessons from Jiuri Y.
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"I never had a tutor before, so it was difficult for me to choose from the wide arrange of tutors there are. But I think Dan was the right choice. He's very professional and goes far and beyond to help his students understand how certain things are when playing the violin. I would definitely recommend Dan to anyone looking for a violin tutor."
Chris R.
Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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"Excellent teacher with the patience of an angel. Highly skilled violinist with a teaching method that is tailored to the student's interests."
Michael
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"Raycurt has developed and implemented a constructive way for beginners to understand the violin, comprehend music theory, and figure out how to make this instrument sound good!

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Jesse
Took Violin lessons from Raycurt J.
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"A superb violinist, musician and artist teacher."
Kevin
Took Violin lessons from Chin K.
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"In a word.... Awesome!!!"
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Took Violin lessons from Jennifer A.
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