Featured Violin Teachers Near Los Angeles , CA

Joong-In R

Joong-In R

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I never yell or scold. I can keep the boat on even keel, and not sink to drama. I am warm but firm about requiring hard work on improving. 

Nikkia C

Nikkia C

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I have been teaching for the past 11 years and have had a full studio of 20-25 students during that time. Over the past four summers I have also directed chamber music and fiddle music camps. I specialize in starting very young children on the violin, as young as age 2, although depending on the child starting between ages 3-6 is ideal. It is very important to me to tailer my teaching to each student and their developmental and musical level. I love introducing children to new musical concepts and coming alongside them on this often life-long musical journey. There is unique relationship that forms during private music lessons, one that can have a large impact on the student, and I take that responsibility very seriously. That said, I like to make learning to play the violin as fun and easy as possible without sacrificing fundamental technique. I have had great sucess with various practice stragegies and find my students are highly motivated by these. I encourage performing at a young age and often, along with participating in music festivals and, as they become older, youth orchestras and chamber groups. 

Brandon E

Brandon E

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For my beginning violin studetns, I have a custom set of  books that I use in order to successfully set my students up with a solid foundation for technique and the ability to read notation.  For the intermediate student, we will focus on thoroughly learning msuic in the first three Suzuki method books.  Once the Suzuki method books are completed, we will begin our first sonanta and standard violin concerto.

Shirley T

Shirley T

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For beginning students, I work with a student for violin on the parts of the instrument and the bow. Few students learn quick on the parts of the violin and the bow. I used the violin books on All for Strings by Robert Frost and Kjos music company from San Diego. I go over the repertoire from a student to play the rhythm slowly and hearing the pitches for the school homework. For adults, I try to work a little hard with violin repertoire on notes, interest on the finger positions and their pace.

Phoebe S

Phoebe S

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I've been teaching private Suzuki method violin lessons as well as music theory since I was a teenager. More recently I've coached musical theater singers and youth pop and rock bands. I worked with teenagers in group and individual coaching as a TA for the University of the Arts Pre-College Musical Theater Program. I taught group and individual vocal lessons and was a band leader with Beyond Rock summer camp on Long Island, NY. I currently teach integrated music skills with the Rios Music Project in Carlsbad, CA. I've had experience with everything from classical violin competitions to professional musical theater auditions to music industry showcases. I'm your gal for practical, real-world music skills, including collaboration, improvisation, and songwriting. My strong classical background and technique supports my eclectic musical pursuits, and I encourage my students to practice the basics and build their technique as well as follow their interests to whatever genre and instrument catches their heart! I love working with kids of all ages, and welcome adult students as well!

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