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Dave K.

22 Reviews
Palos Heights, IL
Starting at $24
  • Bachelor Music Performance from Northern Illinois University
  • Teaching since 1996
  • 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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Farobag C.

40 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Music, Gujarati, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1981
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Farobag C.

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About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra since 1985, 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 literature as

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Ambarish
Very good - deeply knowledgeable about music
Anginetta
Very good instructor
Ellen
Learned a lot, very pleased with my first session.
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Fernando L.

3 Reviews
Evergreen Park, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Theory from CYSO Theory Class
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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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Akiko K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Awarded Distinguished Musician Award from IBLA Grand Prize Competiition
  • Teaching since 2015
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Akiko K.

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Experienced teacher and concert violinist, works with beginner to advanced students. Graduate of Manhattan School of Music & Yale University. I help students become their own best teachers, develop their ear and learn a natural technique to communicate the music most effectively. Technique is applied in the context of the music, and students will learn to develop and apply their musical instincts and gain an organic understanding of musical style, history, theory, and performance.

About Akiko

I am a professional classical violinist and chamber musician, and have been teaching both privately and at music schools. I have been performing for over 10 years in much of the Northeastern United States, and share my performing experience and enthusiasm for classical music with my students. I gra

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Melody Qian
Akiko taught me to play the viola when I was just getting started! She's so considerate with helping you get the fundamentals of not only technique, but also posture and how to stretch so that I wouldn't get sore. It's something that's stuck with me for years. I've never met another teacher who has helped me develop my musicality or talked with me about music theory as much as Akiko, and it's so important to know these things to play honestly and understand the music! Honestly you couldn't ask for a better teacher!! I'm so grateful to have learned my instrument with her. Thank you so much :)
Julie
I’ve been taking lessons with Akiko for the past two and a half years as an adult beginner. I’ve played other instruments all my life and have had many teachers, so I can say with great confidence that she is a uniquely talented teacher. Akiko is equally adept at diagnosing and addressing technique problems as she is at teaching musicality. She also knows when to redirect your attention from one to the other—and it is amazing to discover how looking at the big picture and being reminded to play the music can address a seemingly intractable technique problem. Akiko does not just teach you to play the violin. She teaches you to play music, which is probably the reason that you are playing the violin in the first place. I cannot emphasize the value of this enough. You don’t have to be a technical virtuoso before you begin to express yourself artistically. Akiko has so much to offer for advanced violinists as well. The way she brings music theory to life in whatever piece you’re working on will transform your interpretation of anything else you play. She gives you the tools to create your own organic interpretation in a way that also fits with the piece and its historical context. I find every lesson to be reinvigorating. When at times I have become stuck or frustrated, Akiko has always helped me to take a different tack and find freedom again. I feel grateful for the opportunity to work with her. She both an incredible teacher and a talented artist!
Rachael T.
I took lessons from Akiko for over a year as a beginner-intermediate violin player. Under Akiko’s tutelage, I was able to play as lead violin in my school orchestra concerts and pass my violin exams. Akiko’s kind and encouraging personality strengthened my confidence in playing the violin. I’ve had experience with other teachers but Akiko helped me to really further my relationship with music. Her enthusiasm for music has definitely rubbed off on me and I couldn’t be more grateful for having Akiko as my teacher! I wholeheartedly recommend Akiko to anyone looking to pick up the violin, intermediate players, and those who are more advanced.
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Linnea W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Master's Degree in Oboe Performance from Arizona State University
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Linnea W.

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*Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, please note I am only accepting students for online lessons until further notice*

I have 10 years of teaching experience and teach beginning to intermediate violin lessons. Violin was the first instrument I learned to play and I especially enjoy working with beginning string players. Developing a good ear for pitches and proper playing technique are extremely important for string players and I focus on these areas foremost. Each lesson is customized for the student’s age, interest, and technical level.

About Linnea

I am a freelance oboist, reed maker, and music teacher in the Seattle area. My teaching studio is currently based in Everett. I have eight years of teaching experience and love working with students of all ages. My primary instrument is oboe, but I also have a passion for teaching beginning viol

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Ryver B.
Linnea is very patient and knowledgeable about her instrument. I truly appreciate her working with my daughter on not only her orchestra lessons, but with strengthening her sight reading, how to hold a bow properly, and more. All in 3 lessons. My daughter has already improved. Thank you!
Eva V.
My daughter had the best experience ever. Thanks
kaylee H.
It's was was great, my daughter love it, keep it up ... 👌 ... !
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Garrett C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts - Violin Performance from Florida International University
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Garrett C.

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I like for my students to learn effectively and efficiently. In addition, I teach them quality over quantity. It's not about the amount of time you dedicate. It's about what you dedicate in the amount of time.

About Garrett

At the age of 12, Garrett Charnin started playing the Violin under the instruction of Linda Shapanka. Mr. Charnin received his Bachelor of Arts degree at Florida International University for Music Performance. He has studied under the great Robert Rozek, and Marcia Littley of the Amernet String Qu

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Griffith, IN

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Griffith 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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"Elisa was very patient and understanding for our beginning violin player!"
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Took Violin lessons from Elisa B.
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"We are very happy with Anna and her teaching style. She is patient and thoughtful. She made the first lesson very enjoyable."
Kilah
Took Violin lessons from Anna T.
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"A truly good instructor that can get into a student's head & help direct them to where they need to be, in terms of style & performance. She will get you on the correct path & take you to a higher level."
Diego Corriente
Took Violin lessons from Gail N.
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"Ms. Krisztina started teaching my daughter when she was 5. She's a master of her craft (goes without saying) and the most patient and sweetest teacher ever. My daughter absolutely LOVES HER and looks forward to lessons in person and online. She engages her and inspires her and makes her wanna keep going. Thank you Ms. Krisztina for being so awesome!"
Lea
Took Violin lessons from Krisztina K.
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"Susanna was pleasant and kind! My first lesson went very well."
Karen
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Great first lesson! The violin can be more complicated than I knew, but I am loving learning to play it!"
Kristine
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"Kelvin is the best instructor for music that i have ever had. he is very nice and welcoming for any student."
Ken
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Mr. Will is a strapping young man with a knack for the violin! I look forward to fiddle lessons in the future (they are the same instrument!)"
Beth
Took Violin lessons from Will R.
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"Works great w/young kids

My little one of 9 has a bad attention span and Jessica is very patient with him. She uses games and such to keep him interested; he loves the Monkey game! He recently played at the studio recital and did so well. I'm sooo proud of my little one.

p.s. thanks for rescheduling lessons Ms. Jessica :)"
BEA
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Our son is taking violin lessons from Tigran. We absolutely love him. Tigran comes to our home every week and we have complete trust in him. He is extremely kind and patient and has an amazing teaching style. Our son has only had about 7 months of lessons and each month he has tremendous growth. He is 18 years old and has never had a violin lesson until now. He practices without us having to tell him and he looks forward each week to his lessons with Tigran----That speaks volumes about Tigran as a teacher. We highly recommend him as a teacher and a friend."
Elise
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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