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Michael R.

26 Reviews
Santa Clara, CA
Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Michael R.

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Violin is one of my favorites to listen to and includes such a wide range of music, from fiddle, to blues to of course classical.

About Michael

Michael has worked with kids for 10 years in schools and arts programs to find fun and their best self through performance. He has taught orchestra, chamber music, jazz band and music theory in the public schools, while performing in local ensembles in and around the city. He also has studied dram

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Great teacher
Susan O'Hara
He’s so patient and very skilled!!
Susan
We did online tonight per my request. Michael is so patient and encouraging and he answers my questions that are endless. I feel hopeful that I am learning the correct form and things I definitely would not pick up just trying to teach myself through the book. Thank you Michael!
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Linda C.

25 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1981
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Linda C.

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About Linda

I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I ha

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Harriet
So easy to take lessons from Linda. She is very knowledgable.
Tia
I’m taking beginner cello lessons with Linda.

She is super positive and encouraging and meets me exactly where I am in my learning and goes from there.

She asks what I want to do, points out when I miss things (like not taking a proper pause), and teaches me new skills (theory, now technique, etc.)

Very positive experience! After four weeks I can play cello while site reading the bass clef (I knew how to read piano music but not the bass clef very well).

I’m going to renew my lesson subscription with Linda!
John R.
Linda was awesome, very patient with a total beginner with not only cello but also playing music. She is great teacher , i can tell that from our first lesson.
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Maggie Z.

15 Reviews
Fremont, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maggie Z.

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My name is Maggie, I recently earned my Master’s degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. I have performed in the world’s most celebrated concert venues, including Carnegie Hall, Wiener Musikverein, Boston Symphony Hall, and the Berlin Philharmonie. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 11 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano lessons. I love developing students love for music. I greatly enjoy teaching music students and sharing my love for music with them.
Because of my experiences and education, I am able to assess easily what each student needs and how to help them achieve their goals.

About Maggie

My name is Maggie. I recently earned my Master's degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano less

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Loann
My 8-year-olds daughter has some minor learning delays, Maggie is very understanding & patient with her. She engages and makes the sessions fun. My daughter thinks she’s awesome and enjoys her sessions with Maggie.
Isabel R.
Maggie is a great teacher! I have only spent 3 sessions with her and I am making great progress. She's very patient and skilled. Her positivity encourages me and helps my advancement. I learn a lot from one lesson and I am excited to take more.
Flordeliza C.
Maggie is an awesome piano teacher! It has been 7 years since my last piano lesson and Maggie took over recently. I didn't have much confidence in myself, but I guess she saw potential in me. My former teacher was keen on using children's piano books for me because she thinks, despite being an adult, those teaching materials are the most appropriate for my level. But Maggie had me playing Hanon right away. It was intimidating, but definitely helped me build confidence in myself! I feel so empowered playing the piano now. :) She's also very flexible. My schedule is all over the place right now due to schoolwork, but she's able to accommodate me still. I highly recommend her!
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the violin. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Emily F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Emily F.

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Welcome! I'm here to make your musical journey rewarding, joyful, and exciting! I have a master's degree in viola performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and I've taught private violin and viola lessons to children and adults for three years. I am so glad that you're here, and I look forward to working together!

I welcome violin students of all ages, and I am especially eager to work with beginning violinists. I'll work with you at a pace that's comfortable for you, and we'll tailor the lessons to your goals. I'll help you discover and enhance your musical strengths, understanding, imagination, and creativity. Together, we'll turn difficult musical passages into opportunities for growth in a patient, relaxed, and friendly atmosphere. We'll work as a team so that you can become the musician you want to be!

You're welcome to bring any repertoire you like to our lessons. If you wish, we can use method books, and I'm happy to provide repertoire as needed. I can help you ...

About Emily

Hi, and thanks so much for visiting my page! I am excited to meet you! I'm available for online violin and viola lessons on weekdays and weekends. You can book me for 30, 45, 60, 90, or 120-minute lessons. As a child, I started my musical journey with violin, and I switched to viola a few years

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Chieh-An Y.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded 2019 Paul Rolland Competition from Paul Rolland Foundation/ University of Illinois
  • Teaching since 2013
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Chieh-An Y.

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My teaching style is very friendly and I have a great passion for teaching! I also like to guide my students on how to refine their playings by themselves and encourage them to form their own thoughts on the music, and I believe the ability to resolve problems without outside help is crucial not only in the music realm but also in real life, so it is a good place to train that skill too! Furthermore, I don’t limit my students and put them into a mold- I encourage them to embrace their unique ideas and embrace their individuality as part of their identity. I am confident that with my help, my students will not only fall more deeply in love with violin playing but also become more confident in performing. I have worked with students of all levels, so whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced player, I can promise you will get the most out of me.

About Chieh-An

Seeing the amazing progress of my students is always so encouraging to me. I always tailor my pedagogy approach to each student's needs. I aspire to inspire my students to love music as well as everything they do in life as I guide them on their musical journey.

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The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in San Jose is $130. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $130 and $130 per hour.
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"Ha-eun is a great violin teacher. I'm an adult learner that picked up the violin to try something different. I've played saxophone for 15 years, and have gone through many types of teachers. I can say Ha-eun is one of the best. She's experienced and patient. We started lessons in person and moved to online because of COVID19, and still going strong through the Suzuki book. She would be great to teach young or old alike!"
Samuel
Took Violin lessons from Ha-eun R.
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"Ms. Cauley is a great violin teacher! I wanted to continue learning violin through the pandemic and Ms. Cauley helped me improve so much at that time with online lessons. She was able to easily share her music sheets with me during the lesson online and was very patient. She always had excellent practice tips and always answered my questions so thoroughly. After every lesson, she posted our lesson notes which I found so helpful throughout my week of practicing on my own. Also, I auditioned twice for my youth orchestra while under her instruction and advanced both times! She really is the best!"
Sia
Took Violin lessons from Lauren C.
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"Thomas is very patient and kind to my autistic son who is taking violin. He wastes no time getting started with the lesson and uses every moment wisely. He is a gifted teacher and I feel confident that my son will make great strides with Thomas."
Diana
Took Violin lessons from Thomas V.
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"Keiko is a sensitive teacher who is both fun and demanding at the same time. She acted as a chamber music coach for me and her careful advice helped us a great deal. Highly recommended."
Dave
Took Violin lessons from Keiko T.
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"Loved the lessons!

I am an adult learner and felt very intimidated about learning the violin at 45. Autumn is very patient, understanding, and encouraging. I have been working with Autumn for about five years and am now able to play in a small adult orchestra and am one of the most advanced in the group thanks to her. Thank you."
Leah
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"Alyssa is a pleasure to work with! I'm looking forward to more lessons with her."
Emma
Took Violin lessons from Alyssa M.
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"This is my first class, and it went much better than I thought. Susanna is a very nice teacher, she made my kid and i feel comfortable during the class."
Alex
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"This is my first music lesson in years. Concetta is an amazing, patient teacher and gives feedback in a very positive manner. I am so glad I have the opportunity to take lessons from her."
Jaclyn
Took Violin lessons from Concetta A.
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"I've been taught by Cameron for a little over a year now. He is a really down to earth and friendly guy. He is also extremely knowledgeable about the violin and music in general and still constantly practices and improves himself. During lessons he'll tell you exactly what you need to work on and what you need to do for practice."
Raymond
Took Violin lessons from Cameron 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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Violin Lessons in San Jose, CA

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When you join our violin classes, you’ll have the chance to get to know this amazing instrument inside and out. If you’re a beginner, you’ll start with the basics like learning the notes and properly holding the instrument. But if you’re more advanced, we’ll help challenge you to reach new heights. Maybe you want to learn to master the most iconic violin solos by the likes of Bach and Beethoven. Or perhaps you’re eager to pick up the fiddle style of playing so you can impress your friends and family with

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During your private violin lessons, you will receive customized instruction to help you meet your goals. Maybe you want to gain the confidence to join the local orchestra in your community. Or perhaps you want to master fiddle music. Whatever it is, your private teacher will provide you with the personalized attention you need to progress.

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