Find a violin teacher in Grand Rapids, MI

Find violin teachers in Grand Rapids, MI

Find violin teachers in Grand Rapids, MI

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Top 10 violin lessons in Grand Rapids, MI

Students agree: these Grand Rapids violin teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Dr. Sarah Abbott Boerema, Violin Teacher

Dr. Sarah Abbott Boerema, Violin Teacher

Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
13+ years in business
Serves Grand Rapids, MI
Lisa T. says, "Ms Abbott has been a joy to work with over the years! We love how she is very patient, and at the same time, expects a lot from her students. My daughter has become an avid practicer since we started with Sarah and has come to really love the violin!" Read more
Triumph Music Academy

Triumph Music Academy

Top Pro
4 hires on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves Grand Rapids, MI
Thomas W. says, "I love the instructors at Triumph. James has a wealth of knowledge and keeps things interesting. I have played for 40 years and still find I have lots to learn. " Read more
Hawks And Owls String Band

Hawks And Owls String Band

New on Lessons
1 hire on Lessons
54+ years in business
Serves Grand Rapids, MI
Bruce Ling, one of Michigan's finest musical treasures, is a River-side mystic, eloquent storyteller and passionate caretaker of America's collection of traditional music. Raised in a multi-faceted musical family, Bruce found his calling at the ripe age of eight, earning his first $5 playing in a garage on Chicago’s South Side for a birthday party. He grew up learning from many older musicians, and became the recipient of a vast amount of “Oral Tradition”: songs and stories passed on from older to younger generations. He has since honed an extraordinary repertoire of traditional string-band tunes from near and far. He plays with equal flair ...
Ada Piano Academy

Ada Piano Academy

New on Lessons
Offers online services
40+ years in business
Serves Grand Rapids, MI
Welcome future students! That is great that you are wanting to learn to play your favorite songs and instruments. We take students ages 2.5 - adults. Move at your own pace, tell us what you want to learn and what your goals are; we'll assist you in accomplishing them. You may learn two instruments within the same lesson. Many fun free items included in your tuition along with 2+ music performances. Beginners/intermediate and advanced students welcomed. We love people and care about our students. When we see you in public we will say "hi". We love to unleash the hidden musical abilities in our students so they will be happy, fulfilling thei...

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 Grand Rapids violin lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Grand Rapids area.
Jerry S.
We have been with Triumph Music a little over 2 years and have had the best experience imaginable. We have had my daughter taking piano and drums lessons in that time and she has excelled more than we could have imagined, I have also been taking guitar lessons with James and have had a great experience. My daughter has also been playing in one of the bands that the director James Hughes has put together, they have played numerous great gigs in that time and absolutely loves it. I cannot say enough about the staff that James has put together to ensure the best direction for their students. They are very compassionate about the music they teach the students. James does an excellent job and goes above and beyond to ensure his staff and the students excel. I recommend Triumph to anyone wanting to learn a musical talent.
Triumph Music Academy
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