Find a violin teacher in Downers Grove, IL

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Top 10 violin lessons in Downers Grove, IL

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Lessons With Ethan Adelsman

Lessons With Ethan Adelsman

5.0(2)
Top Pro
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
24+ years in business
Serves Downers Grove, IL
Rebecca O. says, "Ethan is a great violin teacher, and so supportive. It’s a really great instrument, and he has helped me improve at each song. I like to try different techniques, and to get a better sound and intonation. Ethan is very talented!" Read more
Murphy Roche School Of Irish Music

Murphy Roche School Of Irish Music

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
27+ years in business
Serves Downers Grove, IL
Most of our students are world ranked, including three top three musicians over the past two years. If someone wants to play for fun we do that too. most important, we have fun playing music and there are opportunities to perform and travel the world -- even for our youngest students. Executive Director Kell Chole has a masters degree in education and is also a world champion musician. How do we roll? We teach on Saturdays and operate under these basic rules: Be kind, have fun, and learn a lot. We accept kids starting at 3 thru college age and also have an adult program. Everyone gets a private lesson because everyone learns at their own pa...
Westmont Music Academy

Westmont Music Academy

New on Lessons
21+ years in business
Serves Downers Grove, IL
Westmont Music Academy, founded in 2003, is a distinguished music school located in Westmont, Illinois. The academy offers high-quality private lessons in violin, viola, cello, piano, guitar, ukulele, voice, singing, drum, and woodwind for students of all ages and skill levels. Guided by experienced and dedicated teachers, students learn in a fun, friendly, and encouraging environment. With a track record of excellence, Westmont Music Academy provides opportunities for performances, recitals, and special events, fostering a lifelong appreciation for music.
Stacey De & Company, School Of Performing Arts

Stacey De & Company, School Of Performing Arts

New on Lessons
37+ years in business
Serves Downers Grove, IL
Stacey De & Company School of Performing Arts, founded in 1991, is a premier music and acting school in Lisle, Illinois. They offer a wide range of performing arts lessons including music, voice, piano, guitar, drum, saxophone, violin, and acting. The school is renowned for its personalized teaching approach, tailoring lesson plans to individual student goals. They've been a trusted source of family music lessons for over 25 years, inspiring students with their passion for music. As the largest music school in the area, they've aided thousands of students to start and excel in their performing arts journey.
New Song Music Studios Inc

New Song Music Studios Inc

New on Lessons
Offers online services
Serves Downers Grove, IL
New Song Music Studios exists to provide families with creative and quality music lessons in their homes. It is our goal to know and teach our students on an individual basis while providing the benefits of being part of a studio without having to travel to one. Our main objective is to help students enjoy and have FUN in the experience of learning to make music, so that they will be lifetime participants in the appreciation of music. We enjoy in seeing the growth and accomplishments that our students make in their musical journey. Music Has been important part of our teachers lives and we love sharing that joy with our students!...
Music & Arts

Music & Arts

New on Lessons
72+ years in business
Serves Downers Grove, IL
Music & Arts, founded in 1952, serves the Aurora and Naperville, Illinois areas. As the largest chain of music stores offering lessons to beginner musicians, they are trusted nationwide by music educators and parents. They specialize in the sale and rental of musical instruments, audio gear, and accessories. Besides, they provide music-related supplies for all levels of musicians, and a full suite of repair services. Their institutional sales extend to school music programs across the US.
Jerry Evans School Of Music

Jerry Evans School Of Music

New on Lessons
22+ years in business
Serves Downers Grove, IL
At the JESM, we offer a top-tier music education, allowing you to play the music you love while learning proper fundamentals. All of our teachers are highly qualified with their degrees in music. At the JESM, we enjoy impacting students' lives and impacting our community. We enjoy helping our students reach their potential and become the best musicians they can be. In addition, we were listed as a 2018 Best of Wheaton Nominee!
Luscombe Music Inc

Luscombe Music Inc

New on Lessons
49+ years in business
Serves Downers Grove, IL
Luscombe Music Inc, family-owned and founded in 1975, is a full-service retail music store in Elmhurst, Illinois. They specialize in high-quality instrument rentals and sales, alongside providing private music lessons personalized to each student's needs. Additionally, their expert technicians offer top-notch repair services. Luscombe Music Inc is committed to supporting music education and fostering creativity with their large selection of print music, instrumental accessories, and music-themed gifts.
Sunflower Chamber Orchestra School Of Music

Sunflower Chamber Orchestra School Of Music

New on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves Downers Grove, IL
Sunflower Chamber Orchestra School of Music, located in River Forest, Illinois, offers an exceptional musical experience. With over 20 years of experience, the school specializes in providing lessons in violin, cello, bass, viola, and strings to all ages. They offer both group and solo lessons, along with preparation for auditions and competitions. Their reach extends to neighboring areas, including Oak Park, Forest Park, Riverside, Berwyn, and Elmwood Park, serving beginners through college levels.
Eola Music

Eola Music

New on Lessons
Serves Downers Grove, IL
Established in Eola, Illinois, Eola Music Center is deeply committed to tapping into the limitless potential of music. With a specialized focus on the piano and violin, they offer comprehensive music instruction tailored for both beginners and advanced students. The professional and passionate team at Eola Music Center goes above and beyond to cater to the music learning needs of Eola and Aurora regions and their surrounding areas.

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 Downers Grove violin lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Downers Grove area.
Sam D.
We love Ethan! In addition to being a wonderful person and a great role model for our son, he is an excellent violinist and teacher. It’s a joy to hear him playing with and spurring our son onto evermore complex pieces and techniques. We couldn’t recommend him more highly!
Lessons with Ethan Adelsman
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