Find a violin teacher in La Mesa, CA

Find violin teachers in La Mesa, CA

Find violin teachers in La Mesa, CA

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Top 10 violin lessons in La Mesa, CA

Students agree: these La Mesa violin teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Robert Rotzler Violin And Viola Lessons

Robert Rotzler Violin And Viola Lessons

5.0(1)
7 hires on Lessons
Serves La Mesa, CA
Christina J. says, "He made it fun. I was really nervous about learning the violin 🎻 but when I left I was excited to go home to practice. I will continue this journey." Read more
Lessons By Laura

Lessons By Laura

4.8(4)
Offers online services
15 hires on Lessons
25+ years in business
Serves La Mesa, CA
EUGENIO C. says, "Laura is really knowledgeable. Very patient and knows how to push you without overwhelming you. I've learned a lot in the few weeks since I started with her." Read more
Lessons By Laura

Lessons By Laura

New on Lessons
7 hires on Lessons
Serves La Mesa, CA
I have been a music instructor for over 25 years, teaching, Piano, violin, and other instruments. I have a bachelors degree from San Diego State in music. Together with basic technical skills, I teach student theory. This provides a well-rounded knowledge of music. My passion for music began when I was five years old and asked for piano lessons. Since then, I have been involved in many musical groups, including marching band, choir, and San Diego State Symphony Orchestra. My goal is to share my musical knowledge and experience with students of all ages and abilities.
Shahrzad Parviz Violin Lessons

Shahrzad Parviz Violin Lessons

5.0(2)
Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
Serves La Mesa, CA
Sean P. says, "As a beginner in my late 20's Shahrzad was accommodating with her availability and willingness to take on a older student. Initially she focused on my posture and how to correctly handle the violin. As I progressed she introduced new topics with a measured pace as I became familiar with the previous lessons. She is also available outside of lessons for questions and information via text which is a nice addition. Overall she is a great teacher." Read more
Alternative School Of Music

Alternative School Of Music

5.0Exceptional(13)
Offers online services
8 hires on Lessons
27+ years in business
Serves La Mesa, CA
TJ C. says, "Very easy to work with. Good information. Good communication. Lessons fit well into my schedule." Read more
Jade J Schulz Violins

Jade J Schulz Violins

New on Lessons
23+ years in business
Serves La Mesa, CA
Jade J. Schulz Violins, founded in 2001, is located in La Jolla, CA, serving the surrounding areas. With over 30 years of experience, including more than 20 in San Diego, they are a full-service violin shop also offering teacher referrals. We offer a range of services from referring teachers all levels, repair, restoration, and appraisal to rental and sales of beginner to high-end instruments. We are committed to providing fast, high-quality work. We take pride in serving their local music community and visiting soloists, continually expanding to meet their needs.

Your Violin Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do violin lessons cost near me?

Violin lessons cost $30 to $80 per session for classes starting at 30 minutes long or up to 60 minutes long. A private violin teacher costs $50 to $80 for an hour. A group lesson costs $20 to $30 each time.

You can expect to pay $190 to $360 every month when pre-booking violin lessons.

Are violin lessons worth it?

Violin lessons are worth it if you aspire to enhance your skills rapidly and perform for audiences. Expert tutelage in the violin can aid in cultivating appropriate techniques and tackling challenges efficiently, thus accelerating progress.

Learning violin without private feedback is extremely difficult and takes much longer.

How many violin lessons do I need?

You need as many violin lessons as it takes to reach your personal goals, depending on how good you are now, how much you practice, and how qualified your teacher is. Most folks need to take violin classes regularly for many months before they can play a basic song or read music.

Generally, it takes about 3 to 6 years to start playing many different songs quite well. If you want to play like a professional, it often takes more than 10 years of ongoing practice and tutoring.

How long are violin lessons?

Violin lessons are 30 minutes long for beginners and up to 60 minutes long on average. Extended lessons are only for advanced students, will cost extra, and are subject to the teacher's availability.

What age is best to start violin lessons?

The best age to start violin lessons is between 4 to 7 years old at the earliest, or whenever you have a strong enough focus on learning and can hold the instrument comfortably. Children need to exhibit sufficient physical coordination and concentration before they can start violin lessons.

However, adults are capable of learning and deriving pleasure from playing the violin, irrespective of their age.

How do I find a violin teacher near me?

You can find a violin teacher nearby very quickly by browsing the listings here on the Lessons website. Alternatively, you can ask for affiliated private teachers at local music stores.

  • Before hiring a violin teacher in your area, always remember to:
  • Compare the prices of at least 3 violin instructors.
  • Read what others have said about the teachers on Lessons and Google.
  • Ask them which of their past students you can talk to for a reference.
  • Get a written agreement and a lesson plan before the first lesson.
  • Follow a plan to pay a little at a time until you feel sure the teacher is right for you.

What questions do I ask a violin teacher before hiring?

Here are some questions to help you find the best violin teacher:

  • How many years have you been teaching the violin?
  • What age group of students do you prefer teaching?
  • How many degrees in music do you have, and do you play professionally?
  • Can I try out a lesson for free or with a discount to see if it works for me?
  • Do you have violin rentals at your school if I don't have one at home?
  • How much do I need to practice to reach my goals?
  • What books or sheet music should I buy?
  • Can you change how you teach to help students with special needs?
  • What kind of violin music are you best at teaching?
  • Should I expect homework to memorize?
  • What should I bring, and how long does each class last?
  • Can I get a copy of our class schedule, agreement, and how to pay?
  • What happens if I need to cancel a class due to an emergency?
  • Can I pick some of my favorite songs to learn?

Reviews for La Mesa violin lessons

Recent success stories from people in the La Mesa area.
Angel M.
Her patience is appreciated because I have a son that is slight autistic. I believe it’s too soon to rate Laura in my opinion
Lessons by Laura
Rohinimaya V.
My son is been taking classes with her for about 5 years since elementary school. She knew exactly how to work with my son. She is very sincere and my son really likes her class session.
Shahrzad Parviz Violin Lessons
Sharron M.
Very thoughtful and patient
Alternative School of Music
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