Find a violin teacher in Santa Clara, CA

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Top 10 violin lessons in Santa Clara, CA

Students agree: these Santa Clara violin teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Chromatic Music Academy

Chromatic Music Academy

5.0Exceptional(5)
2+ years in business
Serves Santa Clara, CA
Nina K. says, "We feel so fortunate to be part of Chromatic Music Academy! Our 4 and 7 yo sons take lessons with Ms. Kim and absolutely love them. They look forward to practicing and preparing for their performances and exams. We all enjoy being at the academy. It's elegant and artistic, a place that will inspires our family." Read more
Gretchen’s Music

Gretchen’s Music

New on Lessons
Offers online services
18+ years in business
Serves Santa Clara, CA
String Instruction - Tailored to your needs and presented at your pace. I teach students from age 5 through adult. I am particularly fond of helping adult students. I believe that it is never too late to start making music a part of your life. Yes, you can start an instrument at any age. My teaching style is to be supportive, patient and kind in guiding the student toward success. Everyone can learn an instrument and there is always a different way for me to explain a difficult concept. Lessons are usually based on Suzuki materials, but very customized based on the student. As soon as they have the skill students can start to help pick mus...
Apple Ann's Music Lessons

Apple Ann's Music Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
24+ years in business
Serves Santa Clara, CA
Welcome to Apple Ann's Music Lessons in Milpitas, CA! With a focus on personalized instruction, I provide expert violin, cello, and music theory lessons tailored to each student's unique strengths and goals. As a dedicated solo instructor, I ensure that every lesson is enriching and engaging, fostering a deep appreciation for music while building essential skills. Whether you're a beginner or looking to refine your talents, Apple Ann's Music Lessons is your destination for musical growth and excellence.
Thompson Studios Music

Thompson Studios Music

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
48+ years in business
Serves Santa Clara, CA
Thompson Studios offers individualized Violin or Viola lessons to students that show an interst in learning and a desire to do their best All levels are taught and include instruction in the MTAC Cetificate of Merit for motivated students. Over 40 years experience by Master Teacher Peter Thompson with professional performance experience and a performance degree in Violin an Strings from UOP Conservatory of Music and graduate studies with william Kroll at the Mannes School in New York and CUNY I enjoy seeing students reach thei goals and acheive the best musical results they are capable of. see www.thompsonstudios.com for info...
Gary Breitbard Music

Gary Breitbard Music

New on Lessons
4 hires on Lessons
Serves Santa Clara, CA
I'm one of the very few piano accordion teachers in the South Bay Area. I have a vast repertoire of music in many different styles and can teach at all skill levels. I have small accordions to loan -- they don't stress the back. I love accordion music and love to introduce people to it. Everyone enjoys the music that I play, even if they don't know that they like accordion music.
Jinny's Violin Studio

Jinny's Violin Studio

New on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Santa Clara, CA
At Jinny’s Violin Studio, every student is not only assured a unique, personalized learning journey but is also encouraged to actively participate in enriching musical experiences. Jinny’s commitment to excellence extends beyond the studio walls, with her students often becoming integral members of prestigious youth orchestras such as GSYO, CYS, and SJYO, California All State Orchestras as well as numerous competitions. With Jinny's guidance, students are meticulously prepared to excel in auditions and competitions, ensuring that they not only develop a strong foundation but also thrive in their musical pursuits. Whether pursuing the violin
Ellie Hansen Violin

Ellie Hansen Violin

New on Lessons
Offers online services
8+ years in business
Serves Santa Clara, CA
Welcome! My teaching focuses on my student's strengths and reasons for learning. I ensure that students are taught from a personalized curriculum that brings them closer to their goals while emphasizing the music fundamentals that will prepare and enrich them for life. I am passionate about violin, theory/composition, and songwriting. I believe I can engage any curious or dedicated student with this mix of perspectives and experience.
Dr. Kao Violin Lesson

Dr. Kao Violin Lesson

New on Lessons
Serves Santa Clara, CA
Over 40 years, Dr. Kao's experience in the field of playing violin and teaching violin is an invaluable asset to his students. He is now a First Violin with Orchestras. He was not a music major in college, yet he has been playing with violin majors as First Violin in orchestras. This can be tested as he played with violin majors at college, at graduate school, and at the University of South Dakota while pursuing his Ed.D. degree. What is the philosophy behind this? He considers that learning to play violin is just one of the ways to enrich one's life. We don't have to become a violinist, but we can learn to play violin as our interest. If y...
Edelweiss Music Studio

Edelweiss Music Studio

New on Lessons
13+ years in business
Serves Santa Clara, CA
We begin educating children as young, as 3 y. o. If a child can read or knows at least ABCDEFG by age of 5, he or she can be accepted for either a group or individual class. Both programs work In short, “you get out what you put in”. We do our best to meet each of our student’s individual educational needs and empower each of our students to achieve the best possible outcomes following a strict time table.
Traditional And Suzuki Violin Teacher

Traditional And Suzuki Violin Teacher

New on Lessons
39+ years in business
Serves Santa Clara, CA
Classical and the Suzuki approach with a number of students from the ages of 4 to adult. I teach mostly out of my home in Atherton. I have a studio in Palo Alto where I also offer group classes. I have a few openings so I can do housecalls also. If you are interested in taking lessons with someone who has 34 years experience, please contact me at+16506702886. Thank you.

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 Santa Clara violin lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Santa Clara area.
Nicole H.
Chromatic Music Academy stands as the epitome of excellence in the Bay Area. It comes highly recommended to all families seeking top-notch music education. A truly prestigious institution.
Chromatic Music Academy
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