Featured Violin Teachers Near San Diego , CA

Laura R

Laura R

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I have been a musician since I can remember. My parents and brother are all musicians, and between the four of us we play violin, clarinet, piano, guitar, organ, harmonica, banjo, trombone and even ukelele. I have participated in marching band playing clarinet and mallets including xylophone. I also enjoy singing and have participated in choirs and other ensembles. My goal as a music teacher has been to provide music to as many people as possible. One of the greatest joys in my life is to see the music "light" turn on in my student's eyes when they start understanding and enjoying what music has to offer.

Bonnie R

Bonnie R

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Teaching and learning truly can make our world a better place. I have always loved learning, and becoming a teacher was the only option for me. I began giving private lessons in college, then took a wonderful full-time teaching job at Pensacola Catholic High School. There I taught Music Appreciation and Pep-Band for one year. Being a Navy Wife meant I had to give up that job, so my husband and I moved to San Diego where I am now able to teach students throughout the city. I make sure that by the end of every lesson, my students have made improvements on their instrument and are motivated to practice throughout the week. What a beautiful experience it is to see my students have fun while learning.

Nader T

Nader T

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My teaching style, which has developed by training so many students through the years, is based on thorough communication, clarification of any technical difficulties, and making all kinds of music playable and accessible to students. Analysis of any obstacle in a piece of music, and solving any technical difficulties patiently, communicating and encouraging them to practice on a regular basis, and finally looking at the entire process of learning as a fun experience, devoid of tension or pressure, or coercion have been a large part of my job and teaching style. I prescribe relaxation and slow practicing with my ongoing advice, no matter what age or degree of technical expertise the student I am teaching possesses. Often times, I arrange a concert for students to play with piano accompaniment to get familiar with the harmony of the music, and to get used to playing in front of people, which is an essential part of their growth. They need to face the stage to refine both their technical and expressive abilities, while simultaneously undergoing a large of personal, emotional, and mental growth in their character. 

Annie H

Annie H

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My name is Annie Hoffman and I was born with an indescribable passion for music that I long to share with others who have a strong desire to learn! I have been playing violin for 14 years performing in the San Diego Civic Youth Orchestra from 2000-2009 and then continuing onto Azusa Pacific University Symphony Orchestra, various chamber string ensembles, as well as playing in the Azusa Pacific University Choir and Orchestra Ensemble. In college I also studied piano, voice, and dabbled in organ and guitar.

Kathryn R

Kathryn R

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I owe a great deal of my character development and work ethic to the benefits of music. I taught a handful of students during the year of 2012 in Kentucky but focused primarily on my studies after transferring to San Diego. I began teaching again after graduating from USD at my studio in Coronado. I have a considerable amount of experience with children through teaching, volunteering, and childcare however I'm a firm believer that you can begin learning an instrument at any age and I welcome all into my studio to learn music. One of my new students is 80 years old!

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