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Rob F.

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Lenexa, KS
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rob F.

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I started playing violin at 3 years old. Wichita State University gave me the opportunity to get my Music Ed degree and start teaching lessons. I have taken over 500 lessons myself and played in many heavy gigging bands playing gigs almost every weekend. Improvising, Country, Jazz, and Rock are my specialties but I have played lots of Blues, Funk, and Latin jazz as well.

About Rob

My name is Rob Foster. I teach violin and viola lessons in the KC area. My parents started me on the Suzuki Method at 3 years old. I have played and taught lots of Classical music but I am also passionate about other kinds of music as well. Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, Funk and Improvisation. I h

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Lin
Identified many of my errors right away, has given instruction on how to correct. Have noticed definite improvement each week, and given new skills each week to practice .(I'm not likely to pass this pattern in the near future!)
Leda G.
Very good teacher.
Sarah J.
Rob's passion for music is evident in his teaching. He is very professional and an excellent violin instructor. I can tell he truly wants his students to succeed. He is very patient and teaches in a way that is fun and involved. Very highly recommended.
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Alison S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Alison S.

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Positivity and encouragement are the cornerstones of my teaching style! All ages are welcome. Starting with technique and posture, lessons are then customized to include music theory, music history, ear training, and sight reading. I also teach how to effectively practice on your own, so you grow every time you pick up your violin. I can't wait to share my passion for music!

About Alison

I learned to play violin when I was 10 and music remains my greatest passion to this day. I also sing and have performed with several bands, but there's nothing like being part of a full symphony orchestra like I was in school. I started teaching violin to my 9 year old niece in 2020 and I am excit

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Jessica
Alison is a great teacher - she is teaching my daughter violin and had her playing a couple of Christmas songs well after only two months of lessons. She is very focused, but when my daughter doesn't pick up on something right away, she will take a break and switch to something else briefly so they can come back to it later with fresh eyes. In addition to teaching the fundamentals, she usually throws in something fun or advanced (like a trill) once in a while, which keeps my daughter excited about and challenged by her lessons. She's patient, and she also makes the lessons fun. She gives great pointers on how to practice and what things you need to have at home to practice (e.g. music stand, metronome).

Anna K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $46
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • BA, Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Anna K.

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Expert, holistic violin and viola lessons that will challenge you, beautify your playing and make you feel good!

About Anna

Anna K. is an lifelong improvising violinist/violist with an eclectic array of influences. She has been an active collaborator in studio and on stage with a broad range of artists and bands in the alternative music field — as a violinist she’s known for her strong melodic and rhythmic improvisation

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Daniel
Truely a great teacher. I learned a great deal. Terrific personality and excellent teacher. Very good at teaching the basics to me
Daniel
It was a great learning experience. Looking forward to next lesson.
Emma
Anna is a wonderful, positive teacher. She's clearly had a lot of experience working with children and is a mother herself. My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week, and thanks to this she's eager to practice regularly and is seeing a ton of progress! Thanks, Ms. Anna!

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Peter B.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian
  • Awarded Certificate of Excellence from Bridgeport Board of Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Piano, Music Theory and Pedagogy (Music Education) from University Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia
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Peter B.

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Instructions are based on custom curriculum for every student. The curriculum is based on student's desires and abilities and compiled from multiple sources.

About Peter

I teach Classically trained, energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability to get the very best out of pupils; experienced in identifying the appropriate resources necessary for a subject matter and ensuring that they are used efficiently and effectively. Most of my studen

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Kim
Peter has not only honed my daughter's previous skills, but introduced techniques and music theory that was completely new to her. Peter has sought out music that will challenge and interest my daughter specifically. We've been very pleased.
Brian
Peter is an extremely patient and knowledgeable teacher; it has been a privilege studying the piano and cello with him for the past 2 months. In that brief time, I have completed 16 of the 17 pieces in the first Suzuki book for cello! I have also enjoyed the piano exercises and repertoire he has assigned, which are technical but melodious. He has a great understanding of theory and technique; he is very personable and encouraging; and he was flexible and accommodating about the times and modes (in person and online) for my lessons. I recommend him wholeheartedly to other adult beginners like me and am grateful to be under his tutelage.
Joe ..
Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive
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Cody B.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Education from Johnson University
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Cody B.

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Want to learn bluegrass, old-time, or Irish fiddling? With 18 years playing fiddle and 10 years teaching, I have the experience to help a beginner gain basic skills or an advanced student analyze bowing patterns, moving double stops, and more. From the student who is picking up the fiddle for the first time to the fiddler who’s been playing their whole life, I hope to inspire a love for traditional fiddle music and culture.

About Cody

I was first inspired to play the fiddle by my grandfather, Tom Smith. Many of my cousins started learning traditional instruments around the same time and we had a lot of fun jamming at family gatherings and at music festivals in our home state of Indiana. In 2015 I was proud to carry the family tr

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Cynthia
I have taken lessons with Cody for about 6 months and he has taken me from knowing absolutely nothing about how to play a string instrument to feeling capable of playing a few tunes and excited to play in a jam once things open up again. I especially appreciate that he introduced me to the music of female old time fiddlers like Brittany Haas and Tatiana Hargreaves, and helped me to better see myself in a musical space often saturated by men.
Liam
Here are the pros: Cody is a very nice gentleman. He’s an experienced player and great teacher, very patient, respectful, with a good demeanor, and is easy to talk to about practical stuff so that I can play or jam with others more quickly. I study with him once a week for 75 minutes online from NJ. He answers my questions, helps me with technique, and then we work on a song that I want to learn such as our current song is Buck Owens country song Truck Driving Man —he’ll show me how he would improvise and do the back up— putting in classic authentic bluegrass/country sounding fiddle double stops, slides, hammer on licks. I am having a blast learning new stuff and feel I am quickly progressing — I am confident you’d enjoy his teachings too. But you don’t have to take my word for it, instead just listen to his playing on YouTube- it speaks for itself. I wanna play like him.

Here are the cons: even at 75 minutes a week the time just flies by too fast, I don’t want the fun to stop. I look forward to my lesson every week.
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Grady L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Music and Applied Mathematics from University of California, Berkeley
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grady L.

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I am offering violin lessons, both online and at students' places! Whether you have no music experience at all or have some violin experience, I can help you improve technique and musicality by working on exercises and various pieces of music. Not only do I draw from my experience studying music and taking private lessons since childhood, but I also tailor my lessons to meet each student’s individual learning style and interests.

About Grady

I am offering violin lessons and math tutoring, both online and at students' places in the SF Bay Area! Recently graduated with a BA in applied mathematics and music from the University of California, Berkeley, I currently play violin in the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra and Baroque Ensemble. I

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Danica Caferro
Grady is patient and kind, and great at breaking problems down to explain the foundation for deeper understanding.

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Pleasant Hill, MO

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Pleasant Hill 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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"Today I had my first lesson with Christopher...great it was...really happy"
Arnav
Took Violin lessons from Christopher J.
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"very thorough and easy to follow instructions were given by this teacher. After first lesson am very glad I chose him as my teacher"
Jonathan
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"She’s amazing at what she does...she loves and cares for everyone she works with..and she tells the best jokes!! Money well spent!!"
Jaelyn
Took Violin lessons from Zydae J.
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"So patient with my 3 year old son. The curriculum was well suited for a 3 year old boy!!"
Bronson
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"Jiuri is very detailed in her lesson. I would recommend her as a teacher."
Lynn
Took Violin lessons from Jiuri Y.
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"It was a great learning experience. Looking forward to next lesson."
Daniel
Took Violin lessons from Anna K.
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"First class was really good. Kendra is very encouraging. I am excited for the future."
Joe
Took Violin lessons from Kendra R.
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"Kristen has been so patient with me and already taught me many things to help me be a better violist. Many thanks!"
Andrea
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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"An outstanding mentor

Being in my 30's, I didn't know what to expect. I assumed that most teachers would only teach children. Betsy has taught a range of students, from very young to quite a bit older and I've been so blessed to have her sent my way.

She's been patient and understanding of my random schedule (and of my terrible playing), professional, on time, encouraging, always shows up with a smile on her face and a thirst to teach. It's one thing to be excited to learn, but it's another to find such a wonderful person that enjoys teaching the way she does. I also appreciate the fact that she puts her own love for the instrument(s) into practice by constantly having performances in the field as well. It's hard to find this type of individual in any area of life and I'm so glad she's become my teacher."
Blake
Took Violin lessons from Betsy F.
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"Victor is an excellent teacher. He teaches music that I am interested in, and tailors lessons to my skill level. He has a strong background in music theory, and has done a great job of helping me grasp concepts that I have never understood before. As an beginning adult student, I could not have found a better teacher."
Laura
Took Violin lessons from Victor Q.
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