Find a violin teacher in Long Beach, CA

Find violin teachers in Long Beach, CA

Find violin teachers in Long Beach, CA

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Top 10 violin lessons in Long Beach, CA

Students agree: these Long Beach violin teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Elite Musique

Elite Musique

New on Lessons
Offers online services
8+ years in business
Serves Long Beach, CA
Elite Musique is a classical music education company that provides students with opportunities to help showcase them when the college application process begins. All students are classically trained, but choose which genres of music to focus on. All of our teachers are college educated and are not only masters of music, but masters of education as well. Our teachers and students are encouraged to think outside of the box. Their goal is to create their own unique musical signature....
Spencer Artist Development

Spencer Artist Development

5.0Exceptional(13)
Offers online services
21 hires on Lessons
40+ years in business
Serves Long Beach, CA
Dora S. says, "Mr. Spencer is an excellent acting coach for me and my daughter. He has taught us via online lessons for 9 months. But of us are beginners but we have excelled and are mastering acting quickly. Mr. Spencer is a vastly knowledgable, professional, encouraging instructor. My daughter was cast as Anne in her school's production of Diary of Anne Frank, which to me is just amazing. I have call backs myself for a role in a play at my local community theatre. Mr. Spencer is helping us realize are dreams, and to cultivate our passions. I highly recommend him." Read more
Lessons With Lissette

Lessons With Lissette

New on Lessons
Offers online services
10 hires on Lessons
11+ years in business
Serves Long Beach, CA
Hi there! I'm Lissette and I teach violin lessons for beginner and intermediate level students. I've been teaching violin lessons for 10 years and playing for almost 20 years. I strive to have my music lessons be productive but fun! No matter how difficult the song or exercises may be, learning music should always bring enjoyment as well as discipline. Besides the usual material that comes with music lessons, I'm also very open to hearing what songs the student wants to learn as well. I'm offering a free 30 minute trial lesson for new students so what are you waiting for?! Let's make some music!...
Peaceland Music

Peaceland Music

5.0(2)
Offers online services
8 hires on Lessons
Serves Long Beach, CA
Harley M. says, " Great prices, and the teachers are awesome and patient. Great place!!" Read more
Lessongram.com

Lessongram.com

4.0(1)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
3+ years in business
Serves Long Beach, CA
Nan C. says, "Home Conservatory concept is fabulous for young children and the family involved in music." Read more
Joe Manuel

Joe Manuel

5.0Exceptional(8)
Offers online services
22+ years in business
Serves Long Beach, CA
Denise R. says, "Joe has worked with my daughter for sometime and she is now playing 2 instruments (piano and guitar). He has taught my daughter the fundamental concepts of music theory which is very vital. This allows the students to learn the musical grammar to be able to communicate musical ideas effectively. Joe is positive, patient and encouraging, but Joe will call you out when you don’t practice, which in my book is great because my daughter knows she needs to be ready when meeting with Joe. He is also flexible to work around our schedules when possible. He is truly amazing music instructor. This picture shows one of her very first practices." Read more

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 Long Beach violin lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Long Beach area.
Charles C.
I'm a 74 year old retired man. I have always loved acting but have had some minor challenges due to bad eye sight and I'm not that computer savvy. Jim helped me learn how to use an I-pad my grand daughter gave me to help me expand fonts to read scripts. Though I'm only doing this so far for a hobby, I can see huge improvement in my ability to memorize scripts and act convincingly. Jim encouraged me to audition for the community senior center's drama club. I couldn't believe it I got right in and enjoying meeting new people (I'm widowed). Jim has been a Godsend. I'm finding new joy and I'm enjoying seeing local theatre productions. I appreciate his kind, patient, and professional matter. Acting lessons with Jim is what got me through the horrible isolation during Covid quarantine. He is also incredibly knowledgable on health such as veganism, breathing/meditation and is encouraging me to get into a healthier lifestyle. My voice/sinuses improved after giving up dairy. I used to get chronic sinusitis. So I feel acting has been beneficial to my overall health. Though Jim is pricier than other teachers in the area... I believe you pay for what you get. The extra money I pay is well worth it. The two other acting coaches I used before Jim...were mediocre and treated me like an invalid. Jim continues to inspire me to be the best I can be in all areas of my life. I consider him a good friend and he is one of the best educators out there.
Spencer Artist Development
Donna Y.
I learned so much today.
Peaceland Music
Frankie M.
He is a very knowledgeable, informative, and inspiring Teacher. His voice is amazing! Also a kind and patient teacher. Which is helpful when learning a new skill. Really great at communicating and explaining the techniques.
Joe Manuel
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