Find a violin teacher in Washington, DC

Find violin teachers in Washington, DC

Find violin teachers in Washington, DC

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Top 10 violin lessons in Washington, DC

Students agree: these Washington violin teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Ottley Music School, Inc.

Ottley Music School, Inc.

5.0Exceptional(7)
Offers online services
10 hires on Lessons
51+ years in business
Serves Washington, DC
Charlotte .. says, " I think Ann started around the holiday season, she’s had about one academic semester of once per week classes. She was still 2 years old when she started at Ottley’s Music School. Now she can find middle C, identify A, B or C anywhere on the keyboard, read notations like piano meaning play softly, fortissimo meaning play loudly, and quarter rest. She has been introduced to half and full notes and rests, but doesn’t yet consistently apply them. She can play simple 3-note sequences with either the left or right hand but sometimes prefers to play all notes with either her thumb or index finger rather than following the assigned fingers for each key. It’s really an extraordinary amount of progress for her age. I’ve been surprised" Read more
Violin Lessons With Christine 🎻

Violin Lessons With Christine 🎻

5.0(2)
Offers online services
7 hires on Lessons
Serves Washington, DC
Brittany B. says, "Christine is a phenomenal violinist and teacher. She is very nice and encouraging, and really helped me improve my technique. Her lessons are so much fun. I highly recommend her!" Read more
Matt Huang

Matt Huang

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves Washington, DC
I am an outgoing senior that is willing to teach kids interested in music at an affordable price range. I believe I have sufficient experience to transfer my violin skills to other as I have been selected into the Rhode Island All State Junior and Senior Orchestra the past 5 years, and will play at the regional NAfMe Eastern Division Orchestra. The past summer, I helped out other younger students with their violin skills at the Community MusicWorks (CMW) Summer Camp. I also volunteered to teach some students during my free time after the camp ended. I view myself as a down to earth and an understanding person. I am willing to make changes su...
Ann Cho Violin And Viola Lessons

Ann Cho Violin And Viola Lessons

New on Lessons
Offers online services
8+ years in business
Serves Washington, DC
Please contact directly through email at [email protected] for all lesson inquiries. Violinist Ann Cho holds a bachelor’s degree from The Juilliard School as a recipient of the Dorothy DeLay Scholarship and a master’s degree from Yale University, where she was awarded the Alumni Association Prize upon graduation. Ms. Cho has experience teaching all levels and backgrounds, from K-12 to graduate students. As a Morse Teaching Artist Fellow at the Juilliard School, she implemented year-round curriculum that included music theory, history, sight reading, and instrumental proficiency and which culminated in biannual recitals. Ms. Cho was a
Music In You

Music In You

5.0(2)
21+ years in business
Serves Washington, DC
LA says, "Kela is a perfect mix of strict and sweet, everything you’d want from a music instructor. She’s an incredibly talented musician, a patient and caring teacher who also knows how to encourage and motivate her students to work hard. " Read more
Robin Tozzie Violin Studio

Robin Tozzie Violin Studio

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves Washington, DC
Hello! My name is Robin Tozzie, I have been playing violin for as long as I can remember. I grew up with the Suzuki method studying violin and piano. I continued my musical studies receiving my Bachelor's of Music and Master's of Music in violin performance at Florida State University and Rice University the Shepherd School of Music. I love teaching the violin, and have taught for many years! My goal as a teacher (and a student of violin myself) is to develop and learn to love the sound that you (or I) create. I believe this is the impetus to becoming a better musician. Of course, you must not skip the fundamentals (scales, etudes, music theo
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New on Lessons
Offers online services
10+ years in business
Serves Washington, DC
My studio is open and accepting new students at this time. Keep reading to find out what you can expect from my lessons and key observations for violin instruction at every level. I have a kinesthetic approach to teaching which means I incorporate motion and rhythm into my lessons. My students can expect to have an experiential experience with violin. I set standards for progress while maintaining an atmosphere for learning and growth. While I am classically-trained, I am open to exploring other genres should students express a desire to do so.
EFFIE SHU VIOLIN STUDIO

EFFIE SHU VIOLIN STUDIO

5.0(4)
Offers online services
29+ years in business
Serves Washington, DC
Karen R. says, "As an adult student, I appreciated Effie’s patience and willingness to find the best way for me to learn." Read more
B&B Music Lessons

B&B Music Lessons

New on Lessons
Serves Washington, DC
B&B Music Lessons, based in Washington, DC, is a distinguished provider of in-home music lessons for both children and adults. Since its inception, the company has built the area's largest community of highly skilled home music instructors. It is dedicated to cultivating musical knowledge and passion in the DC area, making music learning convenient and personalized for its students.
Ms. Ellie Music

Ms. Ellie Music

New on Lessons
Serves Washington, DC
Ms. Ellie Music, located in Chevy Chase, Maryland, provides a vibrant musical experience for young children and their caregivers. They specialize in early childhood music classes for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Their fun and lively sessions involve a mix of secular and Jewish holiday songs, along with the use of various percussion instruments and props. Ms. Ellie Music is the perfect place to foster your child's love for music from an early age.

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 Washington violin lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Washington area.
Laura M.
The Ottley Music School has been instrumental in helping my daughter learn to read music and perform appropriate but challenging pieces. The teachers encourage each child to reach their potential while providing top notch instruction. We are happy with the quality of instruction and performance opportunities our child has received at Ottley Music School.
Ottley Music School, Inc.
Olivia B.
Christine is an amazing violin teacher! Not only is her technique amazing and extremely advance, she works hard to make sure her students understand what they are learning and encourages growth! I have worked with her for many years and I can honestly say she is an excellent teacher and violinist. I am very grateful to have worked with her!
Violin Lessons with Christine 🎻
Rosmery S.
I love how easy and simple it was to work with Music In You. I definitely recommend this to anyone .
Music in you
Ben H.
Fantastic teacher! Effie will guide you along a rewarding musical trajectory. I highly recommend!!
EFFIE SHU VIOLIN STUDIO
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