Find a violin teacher in Oakland, CA

Find violin teachers in Oakland, CA

Find violin teachers in Oakland, CA

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Top 10 violin lessons in Oakland, CA

Students agree: these Oakland violin teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Marco Ghezzo Violin Lessons

Marco Ghezzo Violin Lessons

New on Lessons
2 hires on Lessons
15+ years in business
Serves Oakland, CA
I'm a italian violinist with 20 years of professional history specialized in Gypsy and Estern European music, Swing,European Folk. The past 10 i played with many bands (Taluna, Bristol,KELMO, Guajiro Valentano) touring in Europe,Usa, Mexico and Central America. Text the name of this band in Youtube or my name for check sound videos. My fb account a artist is M-Arcush Ghezzo.
Soul Graffiti Studios

Soul Graffiti Studios

5.0(4)
Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves Oakland, CA
Erin P. says, "Justin is an amazing teacher. He plays all kinds of instruments and signs beautifully... He is a creative and passionate song writer....my daughter says he has a mathematical approach to teaching. Justin is Incredibly knowledgeable. Kind, considerate, and flexible.My daughter loves studying with him and is learning a lot." Read more
Dandan Lessons

Dandan Lessons

5.0Exceptional(9)
Offers online services
6 hires on Lessons
11+ years in business
Serves Oakland, CA
Nicole Y. says, "Attention to my daughter's progress, to better structure her future lessons, has been a key to improving her piano skills. I recommend starting with Julietta to build a foundation, and then continue with someone like Franco to push ahead. Both are excellent music teachers." Read more
Sonor Music School

Sonor Music School

New on Lessons
2 hires on Lessons
6+ years in business
Serves Oakland, CA
Welcome! Sonor Music School is a music studio located in downtown Lafayette with a fun team of professional musicians and instructors. We provide a distinctive, well-rounded quality music education in piano, violin, voice and a classical / jazz guitar. We are a team of kind, professional educators dedicated to the progress of our students, offering the highest level of musical education. Students range in age from 4-year old beginners to more experienced teenagers, and adults. Lessons are scheduled according to mutual availability with the teacher and the students.  By providing individual music lessons, our instructors use their own teach...
Sabina's Violin Studio

Sabina's Violin Studio

New on Lessons
9+ years in business
Serves Oakland, CA
Attended Rice University and the SF Conservatory of Music for Violin Performance for my Bachelors and Masters. Been teaching for close to 10 years in the Bay Area. I like interacting and teaching kids. They're fun to talk and be with. I like how fast they can pick up on things and progress when they're into what we're doing.

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 Oakland violin lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Oakland area.
Paul S.
I've been working and playing with Justin and Soul Graffiti since 2010 and it's always been good vibes and great sounds!
Soul Graffiti Studios
Lukki L.
Julieta is a very passionate, kind, and patient violin teacher. My sons love taking lessons from her. We highly recommend her as a violin teacher.
Dandan lessons
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