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Cooper B.
Valley Village, California
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Cooper B.
Valley Village, California
Learn Violin From an Expert Violinist
Do you want to play your favorite song? Are you just beginning to play violin or are you picking it up again after years of it gathering dust? Are you hoping to expand your self-expression? I can help you with that. I have 13 years of training as a classical violinist, many years of experiences in orchestral playing, two years as a touring musician in a gypsy jazz/jug band, and two years of experience teaching children with special needs. I can teach any age of beginner or intermediate student. I will make it fun for you to learn and also give you the knowledge you need in ear training, scales, and sight reading that will make you an excellent violinist. I also have experience adding violin to pop and rock music. Let's do it!
About Cooper B.

I am a professional musician and music teacher in Los Angeles. I've been writing, recording, and performing as a musician since I was 5. I play in a local rock/pop band as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and song writer. I have experience in classical, bluegrass/gypsy jazz, rock and pop musical stylings. My songwriting is roundly recognized as being top tier. I grew up taking classical violin lessons and playing in orchestras. I began singing and playing guitar when I was 12 and have been in bands ever since. I have sung in two a cappella groups, one of them in an award winning, collegiate group. I graduated from the the University of Oregon with a degree in Philosophy and took two years studying Vocal Music Performance at Portland State University before moving to Los Angeles. I also spent two years working as a paraeducator in the Portland Public School District, helping to instruct students with special needs. I've toured in rock and gypsy jazz bands and have been writing rock/pop music for many years. I can teach songwriting, violin, guitar, voice, and piano. Students will have fun and grow as musicians each week. To me, music is passion and I love to help people connect to that emotion as well as to improve their skills. I am highly observant and communicative.

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Violin
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Cooper is such a great teacher! He’s super encouraging. His energy and support pushes you to want to do better. I’m always talking about my lessons with anyone who will listen. I’m so happy my search for a guitar teacher led me to Cooper!

Posted Nov 9, 2022
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Cooper is patient and clear when teaching, which makes for a great experience learning how to play violin. He clearly takes my goals into account when deciding what we should work on next. I'm super happy I decided to work with Cooper and recommend him and happily recommend him to anyone looking for a teacher.

Posted Aug 19, 2022
Teacher's Studio

I can’t believe I stumbled onto a jewel like Cooper. I played the flute for 2 years while in grammar/junior high school. Wanted to learn the violin thereafter but it never happened until some 40 years later. Cooper has a wealth of knowledge that he imparts kindly to me. I’m so happy I found him!

Posted Jan 18, 2022
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Private Music Teacher
Aug 2021 - Present
Music Lessons by Cooper
Teaching in-home lessons for violin, guitar, voice, piano, and song-writing, Helping students achieve their goals with their instruments is very satisfying! Watching them grow is a true gift!
Vocal Music Performance
Sep 2008 - Jun 2010
Portland State University
Philosophy
Sep 2001 - Jun 2005
University of Oregon
English
Native Proficiency

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Instructor details
Violin
Teaches 3 subjects. Different subject may have different prices.
Teacher's Studio
Teacher's Studio
SEE MAP
Corteen Place
Student's Home
Student's Home
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$45
45 minutes
$60
60 minutes
$90
90 minutes
$120
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30
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