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Los Angeles Violin Instructors

Browse these kid violin instructors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Los Angeles.

GreenTree Music Academy
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Marian G.
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Sid gave guitar lessons to my daughter (14). He was recommended to us by a friend who has a 12 year old son that Sid taught. He is a great teacher and I can tell he is good at relating to kids of all ages. It is obvious, Sid has an appreciation and a passion for music and I would highly recommend him to anyone!

Dr. Dimitry Olevsky
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
David E.
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Dimitry Olevsky is an excellent violin teacher whose style and insight as a teacher can and certainly will lead to many top adult violin players in the years ahead. I say that from the perspective, not only of my current 13-year old, who is studying under him after having taken less inspiring lessons elsewhere, but also from memories of years past when my now much older adult daughter took violin lessons as a middle and high schooler. And indeed from my own perspective taking serious music instrumental lessons (not on violin) decades ago. Having said the above, Dr. Olevsky will be most successful with students who have an internal drive and desire to better themselves as a musician. He can be severe and critical in pointing out areas where his students' techniques and musical interpretation need improvement, and he is excellent in both aspects of this guidance. A lesson sequence is serious business, and Dr. Olevsky can be severely critical if the circumstances call for this. Lesson time is not given to frivolity, and students must be able to accept criticism. A non-self motivated student may falter under his guidance -- unless the process of becoming better leads to increased dedication. I.e., the non-dedicated student may find the pressure to improve more than he or she might like, and the lesson criticism and demonstration of specific ways to improve may lead to discouragement. This is more likely to happen if the student does not act on suggested improvements during practice at home between actual lessons. I highly recommend Dr. Olevsky for students dedicated to learning seriously.

Wright Way Music
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Steve D.
Verified review

My wife started our 15 year old daughter on violin lessons over Christmas break- since then she has gained confidence in her playing and the sound is much improved as well.She loves the duets that her teacher brings to play together, and it has taught her how to listen more and helped in school orchestra as well. Thank you Jamie!

Yohan Shin
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Srini K.
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I really enjoy my violin lessons with Yohan. He brings a lot of experience and is very encouraging. He is very energetic and fun to work with.

  • 28 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Angie O.
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This is a great school. My daughter takes violin lessons from Eunji Lee. She has vastly improved since she started her lessons. She really enjoys the time she spends at the school.

Jazzly Moné
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ron M.
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As an adult who previously played but stopped for many years before coming back to my violin, Jazzly has been a perfect match for me; she immediately zeroed in on my strengths and weaknesses and quickly put together a study/practice plan which has me making progress on the road towards my playing goals. I look forward to and enjoy each lesson. I could't recommend her more highly.

  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda G.
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I have been so thankful and pleased to take cello lessons from Arlette these past three years. Her experienced instruction has helped me improve bowing and fingering techniques, and her great coaching has enabled me to better voice my cello to a richer, stronger sound. Arlette’s advice on best posture and handling of my cello has made me feel more comfortable and confident with my instrument. In addition, Arlette has helped me use the written dynamics and note phrases to achieve a desired mood of a piece. Currently I play in a middle school/high school/community string orchestra. Arlette's patient, cheerful, and affordable instruction has been a great help in preparing me for the challenging music in the repertoire. Cathi (69 years-young)

Hollywood Arts Academy
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Tom W.
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My two (2) kids go to this school for Piano Lessons. It's a great school with teachers who care and they even got (ONE) of my kids to actually play correctly and she now likes playing the piano. They are strict but have real concern for the students and offer a great environment to excel. I would recommend Donna Lee and her Music School anytime. A+++++++

  • 24 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah S.
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Gina is a wonderful violin teacher! She is patient and kind and works at my pace; however, she pushes me past what I think are my limits. I was afraid that taking up the violin as an adult would be overwhelming, but Gina has made the whole learning process a joy! I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a caring teacher with attention to detail.

Ainur Zabenova
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lucie W.
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I have recently started to take violin lessons with Ms. Zabenova. She is knowledgeable, patient and observant. Ms. Zabenova is able to see my strengths and weaknesses. Her teaching style is clear and flexible. I am looking forward to working with her and making progress.

Violin & Viola Lessons
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Maadvi I.
Verified review

My 10 yr old son has been taking private Violin lessons at home with Brandon for the last 4-5 months. My son enjoys learning from Brandon. He gives a lot of focus on getting the basics right, something which my son didn't learn in his group Violin classes at school.. My son finds him very funny and likes that Brandon gives him little tips like rhymes/beats which help him remember his notes better. There are times he comes a little late because of heavy traffic but he always sends a message and lets us know about it.We are looking forward to learning more from him.

Ernesta Music School
4.9
from 7 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Natalie W.
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Fun and professional! My daughter loves her piano lessons. Ernesta is very nice, talented and knows her job very well. Highly recommend!

Piano & Violin Lessons
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Lori F.
Verified review

Ralph has been teaching piano to my children for 12 years, and is a wonderful teacher! He started with my son, who is now in college, and continues with my 15 year old daughters. He is skilled and knowledgeable, and is patient with his students. He has always been an instructor who motivates, and has instilled the love of music in my children to the point that they walk over to the piano and play to relax and entertain themselves. I would recommend him highly to anyone, young or old.

Elite Musique, LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Trish S.
Verified review

My son started taking piano lessons from Kelly a year and half ago. Since then, he has blossomed. We'd tried a franchise center before discovering Kelly but quickly discovered that a minimum of piano playing is actually done there. At 7, he needed the basics first and she made it so easy and fun for him. Now 9, he took and passed the ABRSMs at Cal State LA last fall, becoming one of the youngest to do so out of 600 students. Recitals are offered twice a year, allowing kids to present their work to an audience. The kids enjoy playing, thanks to her patience, passion and persistence. We highly recommend Kelly Pedroza and Elite Musique.

Kristi Frisby
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth H.
Verified review

My daughter says, "I'm learning a lot and Kristi is a really good Violin Teacher and she explains things in a way that I can easily understand"

  • 27 years in business
Cathy S.
Verified review

Lenny Graf was very patient and took the time to let my kids learn at their own pace, he definitely realized very early that they were at two different levels, very patient and experienced working with kids, they look forward to their lessons every week ! Great for kids of all ages .

Foxie Violin
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew S.
Verified review

Foxie is an excellent violin instructor! Excited for more lessons with him!

Jennifer Deirmendjian
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Valerie R.
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I have known Jennifer Deirmendjian for 12 years now and worked with her musically on solo projects off and on as well as performances in bands. She plays and writes violin beautifully. I have learned so much from her musicianship in rehearsals on a professional level more than anyone I have ever worked with. She is patient, kind and disciplined. I highly recommend her teaching experience as she has been my mentor and inspired me in so many ways!

  • 26 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Tuan H.
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My name is Tuan Hoang . In 2003 I was looking for a violin teacher and I was 21 year old that time. I found miss Cynthia studio located in Irvine and decided to meet her in person and ready for my violin lessons which I am dreaming studying violin since I was little ( I moved to the United States in 2001 ) my English at that time was very poor in speaking and listening I did afraid how we gonna communicate and study my violin lessons. Fortunately,ms Cynthia was and still be my mentor my inspiration and always showing her great ability and talent to work with adult student like me. I am saying here about her experiences not only working with students from toddler up to teenage. She is very knowledgeable to work with adult students like me as an example. I was studying violin with ms Cynthia for 4 years and finished book 4 Suzuki method. That was my incredible achievement that I never thought I would get from anywhere other than ms Cynthia studio and her teaching. I am currently working and playing violin on the side for my local churches and some special events during the year. I was helping ms Cynthia teaching violin for young students at occtac in Santa Ana for couple seasons. If you are very interested how to play a violin doesn't matter what age you are ( it's never late to start to working on anything you love ) please don't hesitate to contact ms Cynthia about her passionate teaching and assisting you 😘 thank you ms Cynthia for being such a wonderful violin teacher. If you have any questions about how I witnessed my experience with ms Cynthia studio and her teaching. Please feel free to email me at tuanhoang0330@gmail.com . I would love to give her 5 stars on this review.

Chelsea's music studio
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jason S.
Verified review

She is very good at teaching and communicating with students. Definitely recommend her to my friends.

Kids Music N' Motion
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kelly D.
Verified review

So far, so good! Kids are loving their lessons in guitar and piano. They love Annette!

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