Best Violin Lessons in Waldorf, MD

100% guarantee. Expert Violin teachers near you. Affordable and fun classes that students actually want to attend. Book now.

“Today is my opportunity to practice violin.”

Popular Violin Teachers in Waldorf, MD

Or other areas around you:
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Lauren S.

2 Reviews
Arlington, VA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks German, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Lauren S.

2 Reviews
Book Now
Private Violin Teacher

Whether you want to play classical violin, fiddle like a bluegrass star, or perform like your favorite pop artists, I can set you on the path to success! My private students range in age from 4 to 40 years old, and I have gone on to become music teachers, composers, and professional musicians. My most influential teachers have been members of The Philadelphia Orchestra and graduates of The Curtis Institute of Music.

About Lauren

Lauren is a dynamic violinist, violist, and music educator in the DMV. She has performed with ensembles including American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra, Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Charleston Symphony, Delaware Symphony, and the Maryland Lyric Opera, and she has worked with a

Recent Reviews
Rafaella L.
Lauren is clearly knowledgeable and dedicated to teaching music properly.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Chris H.

12 Reviews
Waldorf, MD
Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Music Performance (violin) from St. Mary's College of Maryland
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Chris H.

12 Reviews
Book Now
Private Violin Teacher

I do a variety of styles in music for the violin. I use whatever method (book or teaching style) is needed to teach what the student needs to learn. I have been teaching violin for 25 years. Depending on age, we will start in either Essential Elements or Suzuki. All beginners will start the bow after they can read the first 8 notes. All intermediates will be able to play 2 octave scales from 3 sharps to 3 flats as well as well into Wolfhart book 1. They will also be able to shift into third position cleanly and will be starting on vibrato. For Advanced players, we will be working on Concertos, sonatas, and partitas if they wish to go classical. IF they wish other styles, we will have started that in intermediate. All students will have an opportunity to go through the music development program, if they are interested.

About Chris

I have been teaching private violin for over 20 years, and private viola/cello for about 10. I have taught in Charles and St. Mary's County Public schools. I am a member of American Strings Teacher's Association, National Association for Music Educators (Maryland Music Educators Association), and t

Recent Reviews
JD D.
Ms Chris was great my daughter really enjoyed her first lesson. Ms Chris was easy to work with and made my daughter comfortable that she felt free to ask questions and make mistakes without worry. My daughter is looking forward to the next lesson.
Leslie
If you’re looking for a dedicated, knowledgeable and patient strings teacher, you will love Mrs. Heins. Both of my sons have been taking lessons from Mrs. Heins for several years (one for viola and one for cello). They have learned so much under her instruction, such as earning All-County and All-State honors. They also practice their live performance skills twice a year during informal musical concerts. Mrs. Heins also offers participation in the Royal Conservatory Music Development program, which can earn your child credit for college. She is a gem and should you choose her, you won’t be disappointed.
Deborah H.
Had a wonderful time with my teacher she restrung my violin and I got a trade in for an adult si and adult size because I had purchased one for ciao but I got it at music store where she works and they gave me another one with the trade-in and I only had to pay $50 I had a nice time with Miss Hines I even was so excited to go into my lessons I get it two hours earlier and she excepted me so that was good she had time to string the restring the Valium and not show me a lot of things that I needed to do and I’ve also purchased the first book so I’m I’m really excited
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Wilma Evangeline B.

37 Reviews
Bowie, MD
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Tagalog, English
  • Masters Degree in Special Education from UP Diliman
  • Teaches students 4 to 60
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Wilma Evangeline B.

37 Reviews
Book Now
Private Violin Teacher

I've been teaching String Instruments like Guitar and Violin for Beginners and Intermediate level for many years.
In Teaching Violin for my beginner students, we usually review the basics of how to play the violin including how to hold the violin, violin tuning, violin fingering , violin bowing and violin care. My students also do warm-up to strengthen and improve their violin playing with violin scales, violin etudes, and violin exercises.
For my Intermediate violin students, we refresh our memory of the fundamentals of music theory such as how to read violin music, rhythm and key signatures.

About Wilma Evangeline

*** Studio Equipment *** Upright Piano Yamaha Electric Keyboard, Guitar, Violin, Flute & Drums *** Travel Equipment *** Guitar, Keyboard, *** Specialties *** Early Childhood Music, General Music Education, Music Therapy & Special Education Services

Recent Reviews
Adrienne E.
This has been an amazing process with my God son. He has ADHD and while initially he had some difficulty being focused he is beginning to slow down and is grasping the ability to learn. Wilma is very patient and an excellent instructor. We really approach her.
Keion G.
WILMA is very good working with Keion. He is very hyperactive however she is very patient with him and after one session he has learned a lot
Selah A.
Wilma is a very sweet and knowledgeable instructor. My kids enjoy her.

Meet Online Violin Teachers Serving Waldorf, MD

Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Alyssa M.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor's of Musical Arts in Violin from Penn State University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-studio Teacher's Studio
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Alyssa M.

4 Reviews
Book Now
Online Violin Teacher

Music can be a very intimate practice. To share, create and collaborate can be challenging if not fostered in the beginning of musical education. Lending students a safe and educational place to create can lead to great confidence that spans all areas of life and study. Because of this, I encourage involvement in the community where possible. For instance, I most recently had my violin students collaborate with the local youth guitar orchestra to perform a small concert series. I challenged my students to ideate and take a hands on approach to arranging the music. The relationships they built were forever lasting, the skills the gained were expansive and each witnessed their own improvement with excitement. Engagement fosters a higher-level of learning and development.

Fostering creativity leads to development but it can only grow from the fundamentals. The more tools in the box, the more one can create. Some discipline is needed to gain the understanding necessary to reach any ...

About Alyssa

Hello! My name is Alyssa. I can't wait to meet you! Experience: I've been teaching stringed instruments for over 9 years to many ages. I focus on the Suzuki method with the young children and I believe in strong fundamentals. Ear training is a wonderful gift that comes with the discipline of vio

Recent Reviews
Emma
Alyssa is a pleasure to work with! I'm looking forward to more lessons with her.
Allie L.
Amazing instructor, always provides detailed notes on what we should practice for the week. Fun charts and stickers to track practice and highlight progress for my 6 year old. Works so well with children and really knows how to listen to them. Highly recommend.
Oliver
I've had a great experience with Alyssa.

Her lessons are clear and well paced to accommodate your learning style and goals. Her enthusiasm makes class very enjoyable.

I would recommend Alyssa as your instructor.
Profile-background-check Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Lauren T.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Turkish, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA Acting from Boston University
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Profile-location-home Student's Home
Quick View
See Profile
Background Check
This teacher successfully passed a thorough criminal background check with SterlingBackcheck. This badge verifies trusted teacher status.

Lauren T.

15 Reviews
Book Now
Online Violin Teacher

I have studied violin for 20+ years, and I love working with beginner students of all ages. While I was trained classically, I work professionally playing for Broadway musical theater, and was most recently The Fiddler in the Drama-Desk winning revival of The Fiddler on the Roof Off-Broadway. I have played a range of genres in my professional career, such as musical theater, bluegrass, and pop. For my young learners, I begin with the Violin Fun books and the Suzuki method, and incorporate music theory and scales into each lesson. No matter the age of my students, I keep lessons interesting by introducing students to a range of genres, and I always make sure to incorporate songs you've always wanted to learn!

About Lauren

I'm a Broadway performer in NYC, and have played such roles as the Fiddler in the hit off-Broadway revival of The Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Oscar and Tony award winner Joel Grey (2019 Drama Desk Winner Best Musical Revival) and Reza in the national tour of Once (Tony winner best musical). I

Recent Reviews
Pam T.
Emily F.
Meredith V.

Maryam C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
Teaching Locations:
Profile-location-online Online
Quick View
See Profile

Maryam C.

Book Now
Online Violin Teacher

I've been playing the violin since 1997 and teaching since 2010. Now I’m studying at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, majored in violin performance.

I'm a patient and kind teacher, familiar with traditional method and ABRSM exams, and good at starting with student’s interest.

All ages welcome. Let's get started!

About Maryam

I have been playing the violin since 1997 and teaching since 2010. Now I’m studying at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, majored in violin performance. I am an experienced violin teacher, familiar with traditional method and ABRSM exams, and good at starting with student’s interest. I have ta

A Better Way to Learn

Expert Teachers

Top rated instructors guide you in every step of your journey

Personalized Lessons

Your style, your pace. Customized lessons designed for you

100% Guaranteed

Try a lesson. If you're not satisfied we'll refund your unused balance

Connect Locally or Online

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing violin teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

Online Lessons

Is your dream violin teacher on the other side of the country? No problem. Now, you can meet your teacher online on your smartphone or using a webcam on your computer. The world is your classroom!

Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Waldorf, MD

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Waldorf is $76. 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.
30 min
$45 average
45 min
$61 average
60 min
$76 average

How It Works

Here's why 2 million people a month use TakeLessons

Match

Find your perfect violin teacher in under 3 minutes. Need help finding the right teacher? Call our friendly student counselors at 877-231-8505877-231-8505.

Meet

Your instructor will motivate, support, and inspire you. Meet up with your teacher in person or connect with them online anywhere around the world!

Master

Each violin lesson is customized to help you grow. Learn faster and easier than ever with personal attention from an expert instructor.

Educating the World

310
Lifelong learning subjects offered
6,483
Amazing, inspiring, supportive teachers
2,045,044
People that use our platform each month
3,004,877
Lessons given around the world

Why TakeLessons?

  • Easy and Hassle-Free
  • 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Background Checked Teachers
  • Over 3 Million Lessons Given

Hear From TakeLessons Violin Students

Over the past 12 years, we've given over 3,000,000 lessons to happy customers around the world.

Profile_246006_pi_5791f0a7aa0bb808c45acf2f961b68c59239d96c
"It was a great class"
Bishal
Took Violin lessons from Gail N.
Profile_238346_pi_8349719de09073a9a3cb8c0766eacb0b3d97e5f6
"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!"
Hairong
Took Violin lessons from Geronimo O.
Profile_46408_pi_IMG_0034
"Sarah was great with our daughters first violin lesson! Very patient and encouraging!"
Lillie
Took Violin lessons from Sarah E.
Profile_202564_pi_0
"Alethia is an excellent instructor. She taught our son Suzuki book 2 and they are now starting book 3. In my opinion she blends a perfect balance between actual playing, violin technique, and music theory. Lessons begin with both of them playing and then she has him play solo. Any issues he has are handled with positive encouragement and relatable exercises. Lessons also include a suitable amount of music theory so our son understands what he is playing and how music is written. Alethia's approach and attitude are fantastic; I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a violin instructor."
Greg
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
Profile_250685_pi_ee57db3aba154a3cad7e1a9c53a531c19a787787
"This was my first lesson with Susanna. She was very nice and helpful. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with her."
Lauren
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
Profile_246006_pi_5791f0a7aa0bb808c45acf2f961b68c59239d96c
"Gail is a terrific instructor. She constantly recognizes your successes (however big or small ) and challenges you to do better. She has an amazing ability to know when you need to take a different approach to your music. Every musician or student is different and she adapts her techniques to variety of levels of learning."
Tina
Took Violin lessons from Gail N.
Profile_93872_pi_image
"She loved it and Lipeng is so encouraging!"
Peyton
Took Violin lessons from Lipeng C.
Profile_244137_pi_6da6fc7f9b3c756f67fa839e185b2d0e8bcde844
"First lesson was great. Joi is very good with the kids. I have 2 four year old and she is teaching them together. Very attentive to both and able to keep both interested and learning."
Michael
Took Violin lessons from Joi L.
Profile_159227_pi_18C78146-3F76-4DF0-B700-F7784588AD40
"Leanna is a great instructor. This has been my first time playing violin and she has been very helpful and encouraging. If you are new to violin Leanna is a great teacher for you!"
Benjamin
Took Violin lessons from Leanna L.
Profile_250685_pi_ee57db3aba154a3cad7e1a9c53a531c19a787787
"Very structured and thorough in her teaching and a nice and encouraging person on top of that. I had a great first lesson with Susanna!"
Katja
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
View More
View Less

Popular Violin Articles from our Blog

The Importance of Playing Duets

There are tons of benefits to playing duets, whether it's with another violinist or another instrument altogether. Read on as Washington DC music teacher Kaushik S. explains...     Duets/duos are an integral component of comprehensive music training. In covering the importance of duets in learning music, there are two primary types that will be covered. First, it is important to be able to perform with another person playing the same instrument. Two violins playing separate parts w …

By Suzy S.

Vibrato Violin Tutorial for Beginners [Video]

Have you always wanted to learn the vibrato violin? Below, violin teacher Naomi Cherie S.  provides a detailed tutorial on how to do vibrato on the violin... Playing vibrato on the violin can greatly enhance your sound by infusing your notes with emotion, beauty, and intensity. It's the icing on the cake that really makes your playing shine! The standard for an advanced player or professional, vibrato violin comes from moving the arm and/or wrist back slightly toward the scroll, …

By Brooke Neuman

How Often Should You Practice Violin to REALLY Improve?

New to the violin? Not sure how often you should be practicing? Find out here with these violin practice tips from Brooklyn, NY teacher Julie P... Whether you are just starting to learn the violin or have been playing for years, the question of how often to practice is always important to answer. This question is also tied to how long you should practice. The key factor to remember is that a lot of short practice sessions will be much more effective than one or two marathon sessions. The m …

By Suzy S.