Find a violin teacher in San Gabriel, CA

Find violin teachers in San Gabriel, CA

Find violin teachers in San Gabriel, CA

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Top 10 violin lessons in San Gabriel, CA

Students agree: these San Gabriel violin teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.


Offers online services
4 hires on Lessons
11+ years in business
Serves San Gabriel, CA
In her lessons, she motivates kids through inspiration and passion, among other things, and not through fear. Though she pushes for discipline in her students, Vivian also wishes for all of her students to have a positive overall experience with the instrument, and so her teaching style propels critical thinking in lessons so that in many areas where there is not one answer, students feel free to explore their own resolutions to bring out their own unique artist within themselves. A long-time member of the MTAC/CM program, Vivian is well equipped and experienced in helping her students succeed in CM Exams every year! Alongside CM state testin...
Liz Elliot Music

Liz Elliot Music

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Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
31+ years in business
Serves San Gabriel, CA
Sharyn N. says, "Me. Elliot is fun, prompt and very knowledgeable. I enjoy my piano lessons and the way she teaches helps me to learn easier. Sharyn NELSON New Student" Read more
Viola Teacher

Viola Teacher

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
Serves San Gabriel, CA
I love to teach the violin and viola I have been playing Viola 20 years If you don't know how to read the music , no problem
Elite Musique

Elite Musique

New on Lessons
Offers online services
7+ years in business
Serves San Gabriel, 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....

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 San Gabriel violin lessons

Recent success stories from people in the San Gabriel area.
Michelle W.
I have been taking piano lessons with Vivian over 4 months. Ms. Vivian is very patient and truly understands my strengths and weaknesses. She works on improving my skills by giving assignments/tips that would help. She gives excellent classes to her students. Highly recommended!
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