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Stephanie Y.

27 Reviews
Westchester, IL
Starting at $20
  • Bachelor of Arts - Violin Performance from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
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Stephanie Y.

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I love tailoring lessons to my students! Music is personal and I want to make sure you're learning what you're interested in or need to learn in order to prepare you for auditions or keep up in groups you play in. I always ask students for a list of music they're listening to or want to learn - nothing's off limits!

About Stephanie

I started Suzuki violin lessons at the age of 3 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Music degree from UW-Milwaukee. In following years, I did post graduate work at Alverno College and went on to complete Suzuki teacher training in Suzuki Books 1-4. Besides teaching private violin, viola, and piano

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Ariel K.
Wonderful instructor, professional, motivating and hard working. My daughter was prepped for her audition in her five lessons. Stephanie polished off my daughter's performance. Thank you for your fervent spirit.
Negar A.
She is incredibly patient , positive, cheerful and kind. She has been a blessing in our daughters life and through the chaos of Covid , she kept the passion to learn and play violin alive in her heart . She always has a big bright smile and a huge heart . Super accommodating and responsive… We love her and are grateful to have her teach our daughter .
Cora
Stephanie is so easy to work with and very knowledgeable. Love her! Learned so much in my first half hour.
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Elizabeth B.

71 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Awarded Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society from Phi Theta Kappa
  • Teaching since 1992
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Elizabeth B.

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All level of violin study from beginner through professional.

I am a professional violinist/violist with a Master of Music degree, extensive performance, and teaching ability/experience,

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty-eight years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throu

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she’s a good teacher
Mark S.
I have been taking lessons from Elizabeth since June of this year. She is an excellent teacher! Very patient, sets goals that are achievable but also push you to be better. I'm in my 60's and decided to learn to play violin now 3 months later I can really hear the difference in my ability. My journey is far from over but I know I have an excellent guide with Elizabeth. I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn or increase their playing ability. Great teacher! Thanks!
Mark S.
This was my fist class, Elizabeth was very professional and her lesson was very informative. I look forward to my violin journey with her guidance.
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Brooke E.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Bachlors of Music - Violin Performance from New York University - Steinhardt
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Brooke E.

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Hi, my name is Brooke! I graduated Summa Cum Laude from NYU with my degree in Violin Performance and recently graduated from Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music with my Masters in Violin Performance. I have been playing violin for 20 years, beginning with the Suzuki method at a young age. I have extensive experience performing solo repertoire, chamber music and orchestral pieces and have performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall and the Rudolfinum in Prague.

My teaching philosophy is aligned with the Suzuki method — I believe that every child can! I grew up with the Suzuki method and have received training as a registered member of the Suzuki Association. Every person can learn music and I would be honored to part of your musical journey. I have 5+ years of teaching experience and working with various ages. I am a firm believer in starting children at a young age with a strong emphasis on good set up, posture and technique. However, I teach classical music to various ...

About Brooke

Brooke began playing the violin at age three and studied at the Northern Virginia Suzuki Music School with teachers David Strom and Ronda Cole. Shortly after moving to New York, Brooke continued her studies with Juilliard instructor, Lucie Gelinas and enrolled in the Lawrence Eismen Center for Prepa

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Farobag C.

45 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Gujarati, English, Music
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Farobag C.

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Suzuki pedagogy employed for beginners

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra from1985 to 2002, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literatur

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Randy Zart
The best piano teacher I've ever had!!
I started taking lessons at 65yrs old, to help reduce stress. My lessons with Farobag were amazing. He has the patience of a saint.
Jim
First lesson. Too soon to tell. Not what I was expecting, but I had nothing on which to base any expectation. I will trust the process.
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Great experience!
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Vera S.

3 Reviews
Winnetka, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Serbian, French, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • BM Violin and Pedagogy from Illinois Wesleyan University
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Vera S.

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Being able to create music is an integral part of the human condition as it helps us express and understand an exceedingly wide range of human emotion. Teaching how to do it has therefore always been my greatest passion and having been privileged with the guidance of great pedagogues in the past, it is my ambition to pass that invaluable knowledge and skill on to aspiring musicians. I am certain that every person (no matter what age) has vast potential and it is my duty as a teacher to extract those talents and nurture creativity. Guiding students to find a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationship to music will encourage them to not only be exceptional artists, but also human beings. It is essential to cater to each student individually helping each one find the right practice strategies, technical studies, repertoire, and most importantly, their own musical identity. My goal is not simply to develop skill, but to teach students how to teach themselves, find their ...

About Vera

Originally from Belgrade, Vera moved to Chicago at the age of two and started her first violin lessons at age of seven with the renowned pedagogue, Dr. Milton Goldberg who worked with Shinichi Suzuki on developing the most prominent Suzuki method for violin. Thereafter, she rapidly evolved into an

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After reading through a large number of teacher profiles, something about Vera's background, experience, and teaching philosophy made me decide to reach out for lessons, and I am extremely happy that I did, as I look forward to each lesson.

Vera has been absolutely great to work with, and if you are looking for a teacher who will challenge you, and be tough and direct when necessary, but also offer empathy and support to help you grow and learn to the best of your ability, then I highly recommend Vera.
Ramon Kelly
Excellent first lesson. I learned some important basics to get me started and I am looking forward to my next lesson.
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Graham J.

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Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Graham J.

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I have over 10 years of teaching music experience including 2 years in Hong Kong, 2 years in Singapore, 2 years in Little Rock Arkansas and currently I'm a violin teacher in one of the public schools in Charleston, SC. Many of my students in Asia received distinction on their ABRSM exams and Trinity College exams. Also, several of them won some competitions.

I have a BM and MM in violin performance from Cleveland Institute of Music- one of the top music conservatories in the US. I am also a violinist in the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.

About Graham

Violinist, pianist and violist Graham Jones is a native of Chicago, Illinois. He has recently relocated from Little Rock, AR where he was a full time section violinist for the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and taught in the public schools in Little Rock. He also taught and performed in Asia for sever

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Chicago is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $68 and $82 per hour.
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"My son has had many teachers, but none as attentive and detailed as Mrs. Rhea. For the first time, he is focused in his lessons, and he knows exactly how to practice. He even said, "I can't wait to be a violin teacher like Mrs. Rhea!" What a special thing to hear from my 8-year-old son. We're so grateful we found Mrs. Rhea."
Kelly
Took Violin lessons from Rhea C.
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"Stephanie was so patient and very informative. I absolutely love her positive correction. Neither Marlee my 7 year old or myself have any knowledge of the violin and she has been excellent."
Marlee
Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Y.
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"She works wonderfully with children! She communicates well and understands how to motivate them. She also knows how to keep their attention. I would highly recommend Cindy!"
Jennifer
Took Violin lessons from Cindy H.
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"Randall was great, very patient and explained process very well , I will have to put my lessons on hold for a while. I have broken my knee and may need surgery.. Will get back in touch soon"
Cari
Took Violin lessons from Randall K.
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"Sharon takes time to listen to you and cares about you as a person as much as a student.
She has been knowledgeable on any instrument I have done lessons on (flute, clarinet, alto sax, cello, and violin)."
Kayla
Took Violin lessons from Shannon S.
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"Really great guy so far, first lesson in and I'm havin' so much fun while also getting really good tips. Great personality, probably my favorite music teacher I've had in all of my long and arduous years of existence. Looking forward to lessons to come!"
Alisa Fisher
Took Violin lessons from Mel P.
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"Jennifer is sweet and patient. Having issues with our internet and she was patient till it came back. Thank you Jennifer!"
Kaitlyn
Took Violin lessons from Jennifer A.
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"For my first lesson ever I think it went very well."
Kevin
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"Jessica
Is a very talented instructor of music. Her skills are displayed during lessons you see patience and understanding, motivation being given to the student during lessons. It is obvious she enjoys her job and loves what she is doing. My daughter has enjoys her music lessons for 5 years."
Karen
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Catherine is a really good teacher. My daughter has learned a lot from her in the way of music theory and violin playing. Catherine also stresses good practice habits, which I like. Catherine knows her music and holds the students to high expectations. She has taught my daughter a lot."
Kendall
Took Violin lessons from Catherine W.
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