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Jake M.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Music-Voice from Boyce College
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jake M.

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Want to learn how to play violin but never had the time? Now is your chance. I will work with you in the time frame you need to develop the skills required to play the music that you want to learn. We will work on technical skills, hand placement, music reading, ear training, and rhythmic understanding. Before long, we will be playing the songs that YOU want to learn. I can not wait for us to begin this journey!

About Jake

I am a singer, pianist, guitarist, and violinist. I graduated from Boyce College with a Bachelors of Music Degree with a voice major and piano minor. All of my students can expect to learn the technical skills required for their instrument of choice. Once these skills and basic knowledge have b

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James
So far everything has been great. Just finished my third lesson with Jacob and I am enjoying what we have worked through and how fast I’m progressing.
Aaron Jones
I’ve really liked having Jacob as my piano teacher. I would definitely recommend him.
Jaime G.
First lesson was good. Looking forward to learn more next week.

Dongbin S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Korean, Japanese
  • Awarded Winner of the 2011 Central Washington University Concerto Competition from Central Washington University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dongbin S.

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I have been teaching children of all age groups to acquire a solid foundation in violin playing. Whether it be pre-K beginners, or high school students getting ready for college auditions, I will communicate with the students and parents to set a number of goals to achieve.
I also welcome adult students, beginners and amateur enthusiasts alike.

In addition to gaining expertise in the techniques in violin playing, students in my studio will be given opportunities to gain comprehensive music knowledge including theory, sight singing, ear training, and any relevant music history, as the above-mentioned knowledge are indispensable elements in violin playing. Singing and clapping are essential parts of the lesson. When students are equipped with the basics, they can play anything and make the music they want.

About Dongbin

I am a concert soloist, and have given concerts home and abroad. I have previously served as the concertmaster at the Hartt Symphony Orchestra and the Waterbury Chorale. I am also an avid chamber musician with chamber music experience from age of 15 as a member of the Shin Trio. I was appointed as

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Giana
My son has been taking violin lessons with Dongbin for almost 3 years since he started playing at age 5. Dongbin has been a great teacher, and my son enjoys learning from him. His lessons include not only violin playing, but also clapping rhythms, singing notes, and other exercises that have been effective ways of learning for my son, while keeping him engaged throughout the lesson. Dongbin recognizes my son’s strengths in playing violin, but also identifies the skills and techniques that he should focus on to become a better player and to build a strong foundation as he progresses. He also gives suggestions to help sharpen those skills while practicing at home. We have been very pleased with our experience with Dongbin as our son’s violin teacher.
Emiko
Wonderful teacher! I'm an adult student and his instructions are clear and easy to understand.
Highly recommended!
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Gary H.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Support Staff of the Year from Heninger Elementary School
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Gary H.

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INSTRUMENTAL INSTRUCTION FOR THE BEGINNING MUSICIAN
Music instruction tailored for the individual student

Does your student love music and want to learn to play the violin? I can help them. My professional career encompasses more than 35 years of elementary level music instruction. I have successfully launched hundreds of students into a growing love of music and a working knowledge of the fundamentals of music and instrumental technique.

Learning music should be fun. I will develop a curriculum that matches desires, your child's desires, goals and individual learning style. And we will have fun along the way.

Contact me today to get your child started on the road to musical success.

Gary Halverson

About Gary

I have been serving the young people of my community for the last 36+ years as an elementary school music teacher. I graduated from Cal State University Fullerton with a BA in Music Education and a K-12 teaching credential in music. I have taught a wide range of music classes including general musi

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Anthony V.
We met Gary today and he came in with the most upbeat attitude and a wealth of knowledge even in this first session. We look forward to having my brother grow and develop as a musician alongside Gary!
Tatsuya
Mr. Gary is a kind and wonderful teacher who has worked with our son for a while now. Mr. Gary is so good at not only handling the fundamentals and details, but also deepening his students' love of music.
He provides great feedback, always with kindness, and being very clear on how to achieve the particular goal.
If you want your child to have music as something they'll have their whole life, Mr. Gary is a great person to teach them.
Fatima Bonilla
I went to Diamond Elementary and because of your excellent teaching skills I am one of the best flute players in the middle school district in Anaheim. I am the section leader for my flute section in Advanced Band and I am section leader for the upcoming AUHSD Honor Band. Thank you so much! I am an 8th grader now.

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Chaul Y.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Awarded Presser Scholar from Baylor University
  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Violin Performance from University of North Texas
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Chaul Y.

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Learning a musical instrument should be fun, exciting, and most importantly pain-free.

About Chaul

I have been playing the violin for over 27 years. I like to teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced students regardless of their age. I would prefer beginners to take at least one year of piano lessons prior to learning how to the play the violin. This way students can transfer basic music know

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Tina
I have been learning from Chaul for the past two months. She is a very supportive and patient teacher. I was a complete beginner when I first started, but after one to two weeks, I can play easy tunes like Twinkle Twinkle. Whenever I have any questions regarding the violin, she can give me helpful solutions. When I have lessons with her, I can immediately know where I need to improve and gain a few extra tips on violin playing.

I would highly recommend Chaul to you (people who are browsing on Takelessons)!
Randy
Wonderful first lesson. Thank you so much for opening many doors into my violin journey. Your teaching method is just what I need.
Indira
Thank you Chaul for a great lesson and also for being so patient with me when my computer didn't log into the session right away. I enjoyed my first lesson and am excited to have such a fabulous teacher that sent me material and information to prepare for my first session. I feel confident that I will be able to progress and I know that I will enjoy learning with you. I'm looking forward to my next lesson.
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Nader T.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks English and Persian, I speak Persian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
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Nader T.

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In my one hour of comprehensive teaching, students learn extensively the techniques of the violin, including tone production, vibrato, musicality and pieces of music which are chosen from standard violin literature or Suzuki books. The whole idea is to get students to look at the whole learning process as a fun activity, and very soon they acquire the ability to produce beautiful sounds, correct intonation and strong vibrato. In addition to the above, I conduct some some ear-training exercises to improve intonation as well.

About Nader

I am a violinist and composer. I have trained more than 1200 students in more than twenty five years of my teaching carrier. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson includes scales, arpeggios, etudes, duets and a new piece of music from different eras of music. I emphasize on tone production, correc

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Carolina V.
He is very patient and has excellent communication skills. I have no knowledge of how to play the violin or music of any kind. After my first lesson I strongly feel he will be my private instructor for many years to come. I left with proper technique of how this instrument is to be cared for and good posture when practicing. He also informed me of the books we will be incorporating into my lessons. Most importantly homework is given and he is very patient and explains everything at your level.
Kira
I was very pleased with my first lesson with Nader. He is very kind and patient. We covered some basic points with what we'll be covering for my lessons with the cello. His instructions and explanations of technique is very clear I feel my lessons with him will be very beneficial and enjoyable.
Sean K.
Mr. Nader is an excellent instructor who always puts his students first. He customizes his lessons in accordance to each individual and patiently works with them so that they may achieve their optimum potential.

More than just a passive teacher of the violin, Mr. Nader dedicates his time and energy as a full time instructor of violin, cello, and music theory. Furthermore, Mr. Nader exhibits a level of knowledge, intellect, understanding, and culture rarely seen in the world today. When one walks into his music room, one will be struck with awe at not only the amount of books in Mr. Nader's library collection, but also the wide variety of subjects ranging from Music, Music History, Biographies, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, and many more. However, do not think that these books are just for display. Quite the contrary, one short conversation with Mr. Nader will show that he is well versed in all these subjects; a modern incarnation of the Renaissance polymath. Building off of his broad knowledge base, Mr. Nader not only teaches one how to play an instrument, he also teaches one how to cultivate oneself in Music and the culture from which it originates.

With a passion for Music and a yearn to pass on higher culture to the avid learner, Mr. Nader is the best instructor for all those who wish to learn Music along with its connection to the history, society, and culture from which it springs.

DaNece L.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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DaNece L.

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Whether you are a complete beginner or a more advanced student looking to improve your skills and musicality, I can help you wherever you're at! I have been teaching violin since 2008 and have both my bachelor's and master's degrees in violin performance. I stress a strong technical foundation in all my students through correct posture and relaxation while playing. I grew up in the Suzuki method and have been trained to use it for my beginning and intermediate students. I am a classically trained violinist and teacher, but can teach other genres as well!

About DaNece

I started the violin when I was eight years old and taught my first student when I was 17. As a musician, I love the experience of making music in professional orchestras, chamber groups, and solo playing as much as I love teaching it to students of every age and level. I am an approachable, nurtur

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Nice teacher with patient. My child learns in great progress.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Galena, MO

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Galena is $72. 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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"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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"He's so awesome!! Very knowledgeable and understanding of my strengths and weaknesses. Can't wait to grow and improve my skills."
Ashley
Took Violin lessons from Zbigniew R.
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"Excellent first lesson. Charlene is very patient."
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Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"Love how She teaches, so encouraging, works with young children very well. She makes Accommodations, and is well educated. I enjoy seeing my daughter learn and always can’t wait for the next lesson."
Natalya
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"Larisa was very patient with Paladin in teaching him the basics of how to set up and hold his violin. He was excited after his first lesson."
Paladin
Took Violin lessons from Larisa K.
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"Dee is very kind and understanding. She was very supportive when a work issue came up and I to push back my lesson time."
Brianna
Took Violin lessons from Dee F.
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"I enjoyed my lesson with Edna. She was kind and made me feel comfortable about learning. I'm excited to continue."
Amanda
Took Violin lessons from Edna B.
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"Dan puts a big emphasis on technique and it will likely make for a better player in the long run. Lessons have lots of examples and he checks for understanding frequently."
Jessica
Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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"Cathy is a great teacher and very easy to work with. She has a very upbeat attitude and there is no such thing as a silly question, she provides great practice goals."
Veronica
Took Violin lessons from Cathy W.
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"Susanna was wonderful. She took her time to explain how the lesson would transpire, and engaged Nevaeh to insure she understood everything. She has a lovely way; patient and engaging. Nevaeh felt comfortable right away. She seems perfect for Nevaeh."
Nevaeh
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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