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Elizabeth B.

69 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Awarded Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society from Phi Theta Kappa
  • Master of Fine Arts from Goddard College
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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-eight 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 throu

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Mark S.
This was my fist class, Elizabeth was very professional and her lesson was very informative. I look forward to my violin journey with her guidance.
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Vera S.

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Winnetka, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, French, Serbian, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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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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Steve
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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Kimberly S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kimberly S.

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I am an experienced violinist and violist and music educator, who loves working with adult beginners. I have been teaching for over 20 years, and performing professionally for over 30 years. Are you an adult who has always wanted to play the violin but was never able to? Were you told you were too old or that it was too late? Maybe you want to revisit the instrument you gave up as a youngster. I can help you get back on track. I can give you the skills and confidence you will need to accomplish your goals. It's never too late!

I am also gifted in strengthening the skills of those who have already had some experience playing violin and/or viola, but would like to improve, no matter your age. I can help young students prepare for all state and all county competitions. My lessons are laid back, personable, and enjoyable.

About Kimberly

I am active as a music educator, having taught violin, viola, and music both privately and in the classroom. I have been a member of the National Association for Music Education and the American String Teachers Association. I am known for my gentle and encouraging way of instructing my students, yet

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Heidi B.
Kimberly is patient!! Gives clear instruction which immediately improves my playing. I am so happy with my choice of instructor!
Kent Looney
Kimberly Simkins has been a wonderful instructor for my daughter, as she works to improve her Viola playing. She is very interactive with my daughter and provides good feedback for my daughter's Viola playing.

I have been happy with this instruction and I hope others have a chance to see how personable and skilled she is.
Elyssa
Mrs. Simpkins is a great teacher and instructor and knows exactly how to make great players. I have Dyslexia and signed up for lessons after playing for a few years. Mrs. Simpkins knows exactly how to teach me and has shaped me into a great player. If you are wanting to learn to play Violin or Viola, or want to improve she is the teacher to go to. She is through, and has a great ability to shape amazing players. She got me into senior clinic and in the last concert I was placed 3rd chair mainly because of her instruction. I hope to continue lessons with her for the next year until I graduate. Although she has not been my teacher for all 9 years I have been playing, she has been my teacher for the past 4 years and I have loved having her teach me during every lesson. Having Mrs. Simpkins as your teacher, will make your playing improve significantly. I highly recommend her to everyone!
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Thomas W.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1998
  • BS Music Education from The Pennsylvania State University
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Thomas W.

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I can help beginning students on violln learn the basics.

About Thomas

My lessons are tailored to the needs and interests of each student. If a student is involved in school music ensembles, we will work with their lesson books from school in addition to material outside of the books, including SmartMusic, Noteflight, and teacher-created materials. We will focus on bui

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Anneliese & Sophia C.
He’s very patient and kind especially for 2 active little girls.
Cindy T.
Thomas is honestly an amazing musician and teacher. He was really patient with me. Despite having to deal with major timezone differences (as I live in Myanmar), he took the time to figure it out. Also, he helped me figure out the stuff it took me months to figure out. He also really knows what he's doing. I learned so much in that hour of practice. 10/10 would recommend him.
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Angela K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School
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Angela K.

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My approach to teaching is individualized for each student and I personalize lessons to each student’s needs and abilities. I have mostly taught children between the ages of 9 and 17. I look forward to helping new students of all levels achieve their goals.

About Angela

I am a graduate of The Juilliard School, where I received my Bachelor and Master of Music degrees, and am currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts at the Eastman School of Music. I have experience teaching violin and chamber music at New York City public schools and at summer music programs.

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Sunny
I took private violin lessons with Angela for two years. She is a wonderful teacher who has helped me improve tremendously. Her way of teaching is friendly and professional.
Thea (mom: Ketura) B.
Very nice and patient as we get into this new process of learning virtually.
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Celine S.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Celine S.

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Take the nerves out of learning music for yourself or your loved ones. Everyone learns differently and with Celine’s one on one instruction she caters towards your learning style. With over 10 years of teaching experience working with people of ALL ages and learning under the tutelage of the Alexander String Quartet at San Francisco State University , she provides unique perspective and learning experiences catered to you. Check out her website for more info or just sign up through here. Either way she is looking forward to teaching you!

About Celine

Celine was born and raised in Ventura County, but she just moved to Washington State to be closer to her sister and her family. In her community she was heavily involved with local programs like the Children’s String Ensemble, which was a free program she volunteered for from 2007-2011. When she g

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Grace
My daughter started learning the violin during the pandemic and has really learned and loved her lessons. It has been nice to have that consistency amidst all the changes in the last year.

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Wilmette is $75. 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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"I came to Mark with utterly no background in the violin, wanting to start as an adult learner, and I can't imagine a better teacher than Mark. Mark is helping me gain crucial fundamentals while also learning fun pieces to strengthen those elements and encouraging me to select pieces, too.
I also like that he incorporates some music theory into his lessons.
Finally, I feel like becoming a violinist now, as an adult, isn't as crazy as I worried it might be since I have Mark to teach me."
Will
Took Violin lessons from Mark T. W.
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"Cristina is an amazing teacher as well as a very inspiring one. She is a great communicator and will work with you at your speed and comfort level. Very out going and attentive teacher! Great with teaching me how to handle my violin, teaching me proper technique(s) when it came to my sound overall, and many other things within only an hour of time! It was a memorable experience overall. I am definitely looking forward to my next lesson ♡"
Kelly
Took Violin lessons from Cristina H.
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"Jonathan is an amazing teacher. He is teaching both of my kids, one is learning guitar and the other one Violin. He adapts his teaching method to the way that he knows will work with each one of them. They have learned so much, and we enjoy our time in the studio. He is a great musician."
Norka
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan T.
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"It was great start by Dustin for my son with guitar and daughter with violin"
Yazan
Took Violin lessons from Dustin N.
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"Great first class!!"
Janet Yaugo
Took Violin lessons from Crystal G.
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"Elisa is a great violin teacher. She is patient and fun, yet challenges our daughter which helps her advance quickly. She is very skilled at setting developmentally appropriate goals and my 9 year old daughter loves her!"
Laura
Took Violin lessons from Elisa R.
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"Melissa is an amazing teacher! My daughter has learned so much from her. Not only about music and her violin but about setting goals and life lessons!! We could not be more appreciative of how patient and caring she is with her students!!"
Ellen
Took Violin lessons from Melissa M.
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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!"
Tiffany (student)
Took Violin lessons from Jesse M.
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"I LOVE JACKIE! She is my favorite violin teacher to date - I’m currently in college so I don’t have a ton of time to practice but she’s totally understanding and caters to my needs. Go Jackie! You’re the best!"
Jessie
Took Violin lessons from Jacqueline P.
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"Our first lesson went great and my daughter is really looking forward to the next one!"
Alexis
Took Violin lessons from Cindle V.
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