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Stephanie Y.

28 Reviews
Westchester, IL
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts - Violin Performance from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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Stephanie Y.

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I love tailoring lessons to my students! Music is personal and I want to make sure you're learning what you're interested in or need to learn in order to prepare you for auditions or keep up in groups you play in. I always ask students for a list of music they're listening to or want to learn - nothing's off limits!

About Stephanie

I started Suzuki violin lessons at the age of 3 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Music degree from UW-Milwaukee. In following years, I did post graduate work at Alverno College and went on to complete Suzuki teacher training in Suzuki Books 1-4. Besides teaching private violin, viola, and piano

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Ariel K.
Wonderful instructor, professional, motivating and hard working. My daughter was prepped for her audition in her five lessons. Stephanie polished off my daughter's performance. Thank you for your fervent spirit.
Negar A.
She is incredibly patient , positive, cheerful and kind. She has been a blessing in our daughters life and through the chaos of Covid , she kept the passion to learn and play violin alive in her heart . She always has a big bright smile and a huge heart . Super accommodating and responsive… We love her and are grateful to have her teach our daughter .
Cora
Stephanie is so easy to work with and very knowledgeable. Love her! Learned so much in my first half hour.
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Elizabeth B.

71 Reviews
Evanston, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Awarded Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society from Phi Theta Kappa
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Elizabeth B.

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All level of violin study from beginner through professional.

I am a professional violinist/violist with a Master of Music degree, extensive performance, and teaching ability/experience,

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has taught violin and viola for twenty-eight years. She has a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from DePaul University School of Music. Her teachers have been among the best in the world. She has been a member of orchestras, chamber music ensembles, and has performed solos throu

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she’s a good teacher
Mark S.
I have been taking lessons from Elizabeth since June of this year. She is an excellent teacher! Very patient, sets goals that are achievable but also push you to be better. I'm in my 60's and decided to learn to play violin now 3 months later I can really hear the difference in my ability. My journey is far from over but I know I have an excellent guide with Elizabeth. I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn or increase their playing ability. Great teacher! Thanks!
Mark S.
This was my fist class, Elizabeth was very professional and her lesson was very informative. I look forward to my violin journey with her guidance.
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Brooke E.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded 2nd Place Winner - Solo Division from 2014 Rondo Young Artists Competition NYC
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Brooke E.

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Hi, my name is Brooke! I graduated Summa Cum Laude from NYU with my degree in Violin Performance and recently graduated from Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music with my Masters in Violin Performance. I have been playing violin for 20 years, beginning with the Suzuki method at a young age. I have extensive experience performing solo repertoire, chamber music and orchestral pieces and have performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall and the Rudolfinum in Prague.

My teaching philosophy is aligned with the Suzuki method — I believe that every child can! I grew up with the Suzuki method and have received training as a registered member of the Suzuki Association. Every person can learn music and I would be honored to part of your musical journey. I have 5+ years of teaching experience and working with various ages. I am a firm believer in starting children at a young age with a strong emphasis on good set up, posture and technique. However, I teach classical music to various ...

About Brooke

Brooke began playing the violin at age three and studied at the Northern Virginia Suzuki Music School with teachers David Strom and Ronda Cole. Shortly after moving to New York, Brooke continued her studies with Juilliard instructor, Lucie Gelinas and enrolled in the Lawrence Eismen Center for Prepa

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Farobag C.

45 Reviews
Orland Park, IL
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Gujarati, English, Music
  • Bachelor of Music (BM) from Eastman School of Music
  • Awarded 2004 Excellence in Performing Arts or Literature from FEZANA
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Farobag C.

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Suzuki pedagogy employed for beginners

About Farobag

Music Director of the Chicago Philharmonia Orchestra from1985 to 2002, Farobag has also served as Managing Director of the University of Chicago Performing Artists Series from 1989 through 2002 and principal conductor of its resident professional ensembles. A skilled interpreter of Baroque literatur

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Randy Zart
The best piano teacher I've ever had!!
I started taking lessons at 65yrs old, to help reduce stress. My lessons with Farobag were amazing. He has the patience of a saint.
Jim
First lesson. Too soon to tell. Not what I was expecting, but I had nothing on which to base any expectation. I will trust the process.
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Great experience!
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Vera S.

3 Reviews
Winnetka, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, Serbian, French, Italian, English
  • BM Violin and Pedagogy from Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Vera S.

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Being able to create music is an integral part of the human condition as it helps us express and understand an exceedingly wide range of human emotion. Teaching how to do it has therefore always been my greatest passion and having been privileged with the guidance of great pedagogues in the past, it is my ambition to pass that invaluable knowledge and skill on to aspiring musicians. I am certain that every person (no matter what age) has vast potential and it is my duty as a teacher to extract those talents and nurture creativity. Guiding students to find a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationship to music will encourage them to not only be exceptional artists, but also human beings. It is essential to cater to each student individually helping each one find the right practice strategies, technical studies, repertoire, and most importantly, their own musical identity. My goal is not simply to develop skill, but to teach students how to teach themselves, find their ...

About Vera

Originally from Belgrade, Vera moved to Chicago at the age of two and started her first violin lessons at age of seven with the renowned pedagogue, Dr. Milton Goldberg who worked with Shinichi Suzuki on developing the most prominent Suzuki method for violin. Thereafter, she rapidly evolved into an

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After reading through a large number of teacher profiles, something about Vera's background, experience, and teaching philosophy made me decide to reach out for lessons, and I am extremely happy that I did, as I look forward to each lesson.

Vera has been absolutely great to work with, and if you are looking for a teacher who will challenge you, and be tough and direct when necessary, but also offer empathy and support to help you grow and learn to the best of your ability, then I highly recommend Vera.
Ramon Kelly
Excellent first lesson. I learned some important basics to get me started and I am looking forward to my next lesson.
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Mason S.

Evanston, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors of Music in Viola Performance from Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaching since 2020
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Mason S.

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I love all styles of playing (especially contemporary!!), and believe that every person should have the access and ability to pursue whatever musical interests they have! I am here to help you get where you want to be!

About Mason

Hi! I am a young professional musician based in Evanston, IL. I am currently the core violist in the Chicago based Fifth House Ensemble, as well as violist in the start-up Chrysalis rock orchestra in NYC. I have two degrees in viola performance from the Jacobs School of Music at IU, and a total of

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Average Cost of Violin Lessons in Chicago, IL

The average cost of 60-minute violin lessons in Chicago is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $50 and $82 per hour.
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"My daughter is taking in person lessons at Ms. Connie's studio in Lynden. We are very happy to have her as our teacher! She has all the great qualities we were looking for in a teacher and my daughter is making good progress while loving her lessons."
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Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"Mr. Newbold is a qualified instructor who knows his craft. I took lessons with him for several years and it was an enjoyable experience. He is versatile and an accomplished player on multiple instruments himself; he does not speak from untried theory but from experience. If anyone is looking to start playing an instrument, Dustin is a good instructor to consider."
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Took Violin lessons from Dustin N.
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"I really have loved taking lessons with Tigran N. I just began this year with him after completing a masters in music from a private college. I have learned so much already. I leave each lesson wanting to work harder and the best part is that he gives me great tips on exactly HOW to practice so I can get the most out of my practice time. It's been a great experience and I am so thankful for the way he challenges me and gives helpful criticism so that I can become a better violinist."
Anna
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"We were very pleased with how quickly Randall was able to get Ella interested and interacting in the lesson. He took the time to explain everything in a way she understood. She is very excited to go back and continue learning from him."
Ella
Took Violin lessons from Randall K.
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"Great instructor and very patient"
Jeremy
Took Violin lessons from Erin C.
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"Mr. cooper gives the gift of music, the learning of, the pure appreciation for the violin and its beautiful sound. I am a student who has loved this string instrument for many years and am fortunate to now have Farobag Homi Cooper as my teacher. He is guiding me to a higher level of playing then I thought I was capable of."
Rick K.
Took Violin lessons from Farobag C.
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"Connie was great! Looking forward to continuing lessons."
Patricia
Took Violin lessons from Connie E.
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"Abigail is a amazing teacher! Even though we were learning through online she made it fun and educational. She explained and gave examples that helped me understand and look at things in a different ways. She is very easy to talk to, kind, and funny person. Like I said I was learning with her online and l would absolutely want to work with in person."
Layla
Took Violin lessons from Abigail T.
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"My daughter just started violin lessons. She loved Panagiota and is really excited for her next lesson with her."
Maya
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"She was great with my daughter and made her feel very comfortable.first session I think she will be a great teacher for kaelynn."
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Took Violin lessons from Chelsea S.
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