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Elizabeth B.

49 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Master of Fine Arts from Goddard College
  • Awarded Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society from Phi Theta Kappa
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Elizabeth B.

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All level of violin study from beginner through professional.

I am a professional violinist/violist with a Master of Music degree, extensive performance, and teaching ability/experience,

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throughout

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I'm an intermediate player who needed refinement and refresher of my core techniques. I went to Elizabeth because she has a background in both fiddle & classical. After watching me play, she affirmed that which I was doing correctly and then helped me to improve where I was lacking. I would recommend Elizabeth.
Heather R.
really good
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Fernando L.

3 Reviews
Evergreen Park, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Theory from CYSO Theory Class
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Fernando L.

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I have been teaching for the past four years, gained my experience from CYSO (Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra) and is currently working with multiple groups, schools, and programs. You have goals and I have the credibility to reach those goals. Passionate, patients, fun, outgoing and dedication is what makes a student want to learn. Teaching what someone wants to learn keeps them engaged!

About Fernando

Hi there! My name is Fernando L. and I am looking forward to working with you. I have helped many students throughout my four years of private teaching. I am currently working with "Mariachi Oro y Plata", and had the honor to also work with Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. I look forward to workin

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Max A.
Fernando was fantastic with my 14 year old son. He asked what type of music he wanted to play to keep him engaged. He had a great 45 minute lesson with him. Fernando is passionate about violin and it shows. Looking forward to continuing with Fernando! Highly recommend him!
Lucia A.
Fernando was great with my seven year old daughter. He kept her engaged for 45 minutes. She enjoyed her lesson and is excited to continue lessons with him. Highly recommend him!
Carlos S.
Very professional and patient with student. Can't wait to keep working with him.
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Ashley B.

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Chicago, IL
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 4 to 18
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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

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Gabrielle A.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gabrielle A.

25 Reviews
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I began playing violin as a young child, and progressed to several hours a day during my teenage years. I taught throughout college, both as a violin instructor and as a private instructor.

My teaching programs vary according to the level of the student, and the goal he or she has set for him/herself, be it as a support to a school educational program or a personal love for music and/or the violin that seeks to develop itself into a practice.

About Gabrielle

Bonjour a tous! Dear Students, A native French speaker, I have been tutoring students of all levels since 2008. I was the main French and German Instructor at the San Jose Learning Center in the Silicon Valley before moving to New York. The core of my lessons are drawn from language books,

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Megan
I feel like I'm going to learn quite a lot if I stick with this instructor. I would gladly recommend her for any level of French learner. As an intermediate learner, I've already improved my skills in just a few sessions.
Ryan B.
Great teacher.
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Geronimo O.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks Italian and Portuguese, French, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Geronimo O.

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Unlike many instructors who simply use the same cookie-cutter method in their teaching, I believe in adapting to each individual student for consistent progress. By meeting them "where they are," focusing on their learning style, and developing a systematic approach to fixing bad habits and eliminating weaknesses in their playing, every single one of my students achieves musical growth, command of the instrument, and an overarching love of music.

My two decades of professional experience both as performer and instructor allows me to draw on multiple methods, exercises, and repertoire that will help you develop your full potential while always enjoying your musical journey.

About Geronimo

Music has been a passion of mine since I can remember, both as a performer and as a pedagogue. I have experienced firsthand the transformative, healing, and communicative power of music, so my ultimate goal is to share my expertise through teaching and performing. I am a classically-trained violin

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Bryan
I took lessons from Geronimo for a few years and I really developed a lot under his teaching. He is very good at pinpointing issues and also fixing bad habits. He also helped me to become better at practicing, which is extremely helpful. Overall a great teacher and would highly recommend.
Hairong
My daughter took lessons with Geronimo for two years while he was pursuing his PhD at the University of Oklahoma. Geronimo is a great instructor. He is very clear, concise, and effective in communicating with kids during the lesson. It's very easy to follow and understand him even for younger kids. He uses every minute of each lesson in teaching, and truly cares about educating kids on musics. Geronimo emphasizes skills and techniques, which offered my daughter a solid foundation to move up (she has been attending Oklahoma Youth Orchestra for one year). Thank you, Geronimo for being a great instructor!
Katey
Geronimo was a great instructor and motivator! He helped me find the right sound and worked with my strong suits as well as helping me strengthen my weaknesses. I would recommend him to any player as he showed me ways to become more confident and enhance my playing.
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Paulo C.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Music Education and Performance from Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Paulo C.

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If you are looking for lessons that:

• Cater to your learning style
• Provide personalized lesson plans
• Work at your pace and your time
• Will get you to LOVE music

Then you’ve come to the right person!

I am determined to make each and every one of my students love and appreciate music and playing the violin! After years of teaching, I thoroughly believe that the student must come first and that their growth and happiness are the most important.

About Paulo

My name is Paulo Carmelo and I would love to have you as part of my violin studio and our musical family! I have been teaching for almost 6 years now and have worked with incredible teachers from Juilliard, USC, and Colburn. Now it’s my time to pass down their knowledge to you! Whether you want to

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Allee
Simply put, Paulo is an outstanding instructor. He himself is so driven and is constantly working to improve his musicality, which directly translates to his excellent teaching! Learning with Paulo is a great step for younger musicians especially. He dedicates a lot of time and detail into ensuring the students are developing correct playing technique and aids them in exploring a variety of repertoire! Always great things coming from Paulo.
Sharon
Paulo is a well rounded person who has a phenomenal passion for music and a gift for making friends and helping others. Paulo is energetic as well as patient and has a knack for personalizing the lessons to fit the students in order for them to grow musically.
The ideas that Paulo offers help the student break out of the “learning boredom” and think logically beyond what they are use to doing in a school program. Paulo is professional, punctual and experienced. He brings fresh, new ideas that are fun and that bring positive attention to the art of the violinist.
I would definitely recommend Paulo for any level of learning, and of any age. If you are in need of refresher lessons or your child is starting from scratch, Paulo undoubtedly can bring an exciting ease to learning the violin while teaching good, professional skills that have been proven a success.
Jasmine
So, Paulo was my first lessons teacher and I honestly couldn’t have asked for better. He taught me most of the basics and helped me create a strong foundation to improve upon: relaxed bow hand/arm, vibrato, positions, 3-octave scales, some sight reading, expressiveness. (sprinkle in some music theory) He taught all this while being patient and pushing me to be my best. 10 out of 10 would recommend for anyone who is considering.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Wheaton, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Wheaton 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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"Great Teacher with a low pressure style

I've been taking violin lessons from Marc for several weeks and he is a great teacher. He has a low pressure teaching style that I really like because I get nervous when I play in front of other people. He seems very knowledgeable in both the technical aspects of the violin as well as the music theory. He is quick to return emails and is always happy to answer my questions. I've taken other instrument lessons in the past and Marc is by far the best teacher I've had. I'm really enjoying my lessons with Marc and I hope to continue for a long time to come."
Luke
Took Violin lessons from Marc D.
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"Our experience with Dee has been very positive. She is punctual, very professional and pleasant with the kids. I would recommend her to another family looking for a music tutor for their child."
Sadia Zubairi
Took Violin lessons from Dee F.
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"A real professional

Kelvin is an amazing teacher whose love for music truly shows. His knowledge is beyond the normal music instructor and shows when organizing all my kids in the living room to play music together. It's a real treat to hear them all working together!"
Kristin
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Definitely keeps the kids engaged and is quick to suggest a different activity to help adjust something else, for instance my daughter s having trouble keeping the bow straight in her movements and Glenda was quick to think of a few different ways to help"
Jasalyn
Took Violin lessons from Glenda J.
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"Our daughter studied violin with Corey for six years. She loved learning from him. I think Corey has a wonderful ability to nurture the love of making music. His teaching style is kind and patient. And he makes it fun. I would highly recommend him!"
Jenny
Took Violin lessons from Corey A.
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"I had the pleasure of working with Leona a while ago - shes a natural teacher. Helped me understand the instrument without me even having played it! She is a very sweet and caring person, and I guarantee she'll help you with whatever you need."
Wojciech
Took Violin lessons from Leona K.
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"good lesson and progress is being made in my playing"
Jonathan
Took Violin lessons from Josiah B.
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"My daughter had the pleasure of taking lessons with Zeynep this past summer in the PALS program in Aspen. She loved each week when it was lesson time. This is what Addison had to say, "She always would say the area I needed to work on nicely. I loved that she gave me knew things to learn at each lesson. If I didn't understand, she would keep encouraging me until I did." This was an excellent experience!"
Addison/Lauren
Took Violin lessons from Zeynep A.
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"I started takng lessons with Tracy about a month ago and I'm getting better at reading notes. Holding the instrument is more comfortable now and I'm glad I began taking violin lessons with her."
Michella
Took Violin lessons from Tracy T.
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"I've recently returned to playing violin after a long break, and now taking online lessons with Nikita. He is super helpful, has already showed me a lot of efficient techniques which really speed up my re-gaining process. Nikita is very responsible, always comes up with ideas how to work on my tone, intonation, bowing specific to my needs. He is also a fantastic violinist, which is always the best inspiration for students!"
Katya
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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