Find a violin teacher in Richmond, VA

Find violin teachers in Richmond, VA

Find violin teachers in Richmond, VA

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Top 10 violin lessons in Richmond, VA

Students agree: these Richmond violin teachers are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
The Music Tree School

The Music Tree School

New on Lessons
14 hires on Lessons
10+ years in business
Serves Richmond, VA
Welcome to The Music Tree School of Music voted Richmond's Premier School of Music. We are locally owned by musicians and educators. We offer private music lessons for all ages and experience levels. Our faculty has both graduate and post graduate degrees in music and years of experience in performance and music education. We believe there should be joy in learning. A music education at The Music Tree will inspire a love of music that lasts a lifetime. Come join the music school that sets you apart from all others. We are the ONLY school in the region whose musical tree can be traced directly back to Beethoven and C. Schumann....
GreenSpring International Academy Of Music

GreenSpring International Academy Of Music

Offers online services
8 hires on Lessons
29+ years in business
Serves Richmond, VA
Brad S. says, "They are easy to work with and have excellent experienced teachers. " Read more
Greater Richmond School Of Music

Greater Richmond School Of Music

New on Lessons
14+ years in business
Serves Richmond, VA
Greater Richmond School of Music, founded in 2010 in Mechanicsville, VA, offers comprehensive music education serving over 300 students. Their team of professional musicians with music degrees provides both private and group lessons in areas such as voice, woodwind, brass, strings, and percussion. They also cater to homeschool sessions, early childhood music programs, and summer music camps. The school is highly acclaimed, receiving accolades such as Best Children's Summer Camp and Best Children's Enrichment Classes from Richmond Magazine, and being voted the Local's Choice Best Music School from 2018 to 2022.
McEntire Violin

McEntire Violin

3 hires on Lessons
31+ years in business
Serves Richmond, VA
Toby S. says, "Dennis is patient and very kind. He has a great understanding of the learning materials and it really enhances my lessons. His instruction has made learning the violin a very rewarding experience." Read more
Leonid Prymak

Leonid Prymak

New on Lessons
Offers online services
49+ years in business
Serves Richmond, VA
Russian trained virtuoso concert violinist with two amazing Italian violins. Composer - arranger. Third generation from the violinist Adolf Brodsky to who Peter Tachaikovsky dedicated his violin concerto. My violin teacher and Great American violinist Isaak Stern had the same teacher. Provide music to all my students - great saving for them. Known in many countries. Referals avalible.

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 Richmond violin lessons

Recent success stories from people in the Richmond area.
Amy R.
Gave lessons as a gift. The staff is very helpful and quick to respond to questions.
GreenSpring International Academy of Music
Devin J.
Dennis is a great teacher. He has a ton of experience and is very patient with my development. I also work full time and Dennis has been accommodating with the amount of practice I get each week.
McEntire Violin
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