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Stephanie Y.

18 Reviews
Maywood, IL
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Arts - Violin Performance from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
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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 pian

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Steph C.
I've been taking lessons with Stephanie for about 3.5 months now. I was looking for a teacher with flexibility who could adapt their teaching to the student, rather than following a rigid lesson plan. Stephanie has been a great fit! Not only do I play songs that I want to learn, but also I feel like a lot of what we focus on learning is actually adapted to me. I love that if I want to experiment with a new technique, she encourages me and is there to guide me on how to approach it. Nothing ever feels out of reach (though it might take lots of practice). She focuses on consistent improvement rather than doing something right or wrong. Stephanie is also very responsive between lessons to answer questions, including with video demos. She's very helpful, positive, and overall fun to work with.
Gabrielle H.
My first virtual lesson with Stephanie went really well. I was nervous as an adult beginner. Stephanie was very reassuring, engaging and fun.
Alexis
Great as usual. She cares about her students.

Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dave K.

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I have been teaching violin for 18 years and have taught hundreds of satisfied students. When you sign up for violin lessons with me, you will begin by learning the basics of the instrument including proper holding and playing position, tone production, rhythm, first position notes, basic notation. Once you get the basics down, you will learn how to play your favorite melodies and songs. All of this can happen within the first 4-6 months of playing.

About Dave

Dave K. began playing guitar at the age of 10. His influences include Joe Satriani, Eric Johnson, Guthrie Govan, Jimi Hendrix, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny and Scott Henderson. At the age of 17 he began teaching private guitar and bass lessons to classmates

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Howard W.
I haven't played the violin since I was in middle school, and I wanted to re-learn to play it. I am so glad I picked Dave, he is very professional and made me feel very comfortable. I jumped in with both feet and Dave made the instructions at our first lesson easy for me to understand. Excellent location and studio is awesome.
Rushia Hendricks
Excellent lesson. Does a wonderful job at taking older students and gently holding their feet to the fire to bring out the best- even under the most challenging of circumstances. Kudos to being such a uniquely great teacher!
Tom L.
I realize it was the first lesson but I was a little disappointed that we spend nearly the entire time on housekeeping items, like canceling and re-scheduling appointments. I think that could have been covered with an e-mail or handout. I also thought we spent too much time going over the differences between acoustic and electric guitars - considering my age and background. Would have liked to see him demonstrate what I was asked to practice before the next lesson instead of just being told to refer to the workbook.
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Brittany N.

14 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music from James Madison University
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
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Brittany N.

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I strive to create an environment in which students are inspired to discover, create, learn, express themselves and have fun. I focus on strengthening students' foundational techniques, through scales, etudes and other materials and then applying those skills in pieces and songs that are designed to build a good basis of musical knowledge, helping students to become confident in their musical abilities.

About Brittany

I strive to create an environment in which students feel comfortable to learn, experiment, and express themselves and in which they look forward to coming every week. *** Travel Equipment *** I can provide music and other items needed for the instrument (shoulder rests, strings, rosin, etc) but

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Michael
Extremely patient and encouraging, every lesson is a pleasure.
Marcin
Brittany is an awesome teacher. She is very knowledgeable and patient. She is always very friendly and enthusiastic during the lessons, which makes the whole experience enjoyable. I have learned a lot since taking lessons with Brittany and would recommend her to any aspiring musician!
Jayson
Brittany is very well prepared for our lessons. She's very encouraging and although I've only had two lessons, I've learned a lot and she gives me plenty of exercises to do on my own to improve as well.

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Laura F.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Viola Performance from Curtis Institute of Music
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Laura F.

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I am a professional orchestral musician who was classically trained at the world's best music conservatories, and I love teaching music to students of all ability levels! I am currently a member in the Pittsburgh Symphony, but I have played regularly with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Philadelphia Orchestra, and I used to be a member of Chicago's Grant Park Orchestra and the Kansas City Symphony.

I graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, and I also attended the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Music has always been a huge part of my life, ever since I started playing violin when I was 2 years old, and I would love to share the joy of playing music with you!

About Laura

Hi! I'm Laura, and I am a professional orchestral musician in the world-renowned Pittsburgh Symphony. I was classically trained at the best music conservatories and have enjoyed traveling around the world to perform at the most prestigious concert halls. Music has always been my biggest passion

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Lisa N.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded Whitlock Scholarship from University of New Hampshire
  • B.A., Applied Mathematics and Music from University of Rochester / Eastman School of Music
  • Teaching since 1988
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Lisa N.

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Foundational techniques for fingering, bowing, and shifting. Ear training and intonation techniques. Music reading skills. Audition preparation. Practice techniques.

About Lisa

Lisa's first formal introduction to music came when her mother, a masters student at the Eastman school of Music in Rochester, enrolled her in violin lessons at age 6. The family moved to Miami, FL, but Lisa chose to move back north to attend college at the University of Rochester, and continue he

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Jack
Awesome teacher! Took several years off from playing clarinet, and Lisa helped me get going again. Best thing I ever did was to start taking music lessons again!
Mary
Lisa is an experienced teacher in so many ways. She is well versed in the mechanics of instruments, and all the nuances of music. She works well with students of all ages, and is an excellent teacher!!!
Don
Lisa has been great at explaining some aspects of Jazz theory and improvisation that I have missed or only glossed over in the past. She has given me worksheets and examples that are nicely presented for further study. I recommend her for woodwinds and theory studies! A great teacher and a teachers teacher actually!
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Tatiana Z.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA), violin performance from Michigan State University
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Tatiana Z.

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I'm a violinist with 10 years of teaching experience. I am working with students of all ages/ levels. I believe that teacher should help a student to reveal and develop his/her personality through the music, so the lessons are adjusted for each student's needs individually. At the same time, the basis is a professional approach with detailed instructions.

About Tatiana

I am a professional violinist, regularly performing with several orchestras across Michigan. I have a doctorate degree in violin performance from Michigan State University. My international background allows me to combine best features of Russian and American string schools. I have experience of wo

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Tommy
Tatiana is an excellent instructor and I am a 68 yr old violin hobbyist who is trying to learn classical music and folk music to eventually become a part time teacher myself. She is very patient and pleasant and I am a former teacher myself in grades 5 - 9. I believe she would be good for any age(s) ! She is great with technique and knowing what the student wants to accomplish and is interested in with their musical interests She is just a very pleasant person to know and get guidance musically from! I recommend her highly!

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Willow Springs, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Willow Springs 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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"Loved the lessons!

I am an adult learner and felt very intimidated about learning the violin at 45. Autumn is very patient, understanding, and encouraging. I have been working with Autumn for about five years and am now able to play in a small adult orchestra and am one of the most advanced in the group thanks to her. Thank you."
Leah
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"I had the opportunity to take violin lessons from Dr. Geronimo Oyenard for about three years. Dr. Oyenard is an amazing teacher with advanced knowledge of music, particularly violin. He is a patient, kind, knowledgeable, and punctual teacher who is always available and patiently improves his students' learning objectives.

In my case, I wanted to learn classical Persian music. Dr. Oyenard was skilled and patient enough to help me do so. During the years that I was Dr. Oyenard's student, I learned more about violin and performance than ever before.

Dr. Oyenard is an outstanding virtuoso and a thorough resource for any scholar of music and violin."
Amir
Took Violin lessons from Geronimo O.
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"Being that this is based only on my first lesson, I am very impressed with Jonathan's approach and feel confident he will do an excellent job of teaching me the violin. So based on my impression I would recommend you consider Jonathan for a teacher."
Ted
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"My son enjoyed his experience and he was patient with him."
Catherine
Took Violin lessons from Ben U.
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"Dr Carolyn is very patient & made every step of my beginning lesson enjoyable. I’m looking forward to my next lessons on the web with her!"
Mennen
Took Violin lessons from Carolyn B.
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"I was extremely impressed by Alethia. The first thing my daughter said when we get back into the car after her first lesson: Mommy can we came back tomorrow? Alethia is very knowledgeable and extremely patient."
Aribelah
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"Her help with bow hold, relaxation with the right hand and arm, will help me enjoy playing."
Jim
Took Violin lessons from Ha-eun R.
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"Sarah was great with my daughter. Very sweet and patient."
Kiera
Took Violin lessons from Sarah E.
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"She's a great teacher

Diane has been teaching me the violin for almost four years. As her student I've had the opportunity to play at places such as Strathmore and the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. She teaches me both traditional and Suzuki methods, so there's a lot of flexibility concerning learning techniques."
Vivian
Took Violin lessons from Diane G.
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"Shes a great teacher. Guides me through every part of songs"
Roy
Took Violin lessons from Megan R.
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