Best Violin Lessons in Phoenix

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Phoenix Violin Lessons on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Alex's Suzuki Violin Studio

Alex’s Suzuki Violin Studio is a business in Mesa that offers violin lessons using the Suzuki teaching method, which centers on the belief that music education should start at a young age and should incorporate listening skills, repetition, and above all, instruction that continues at home after weekly lessons conclude. The business’s website has information about tuition rates, payment methods, and a Frequently Asked Questions page to help parents decide if Suzuki violin lessons are right for their child.

Mesa, AZ 85206


Arizona Music Academy

Arizona Music Academy has locations in Tempe and Chandler and offers personalized private lessons in piano, drums, classical, electric, and acoustic guitar, and other band and orchestra instruments like the cello, violin, mandolin, and more. The academy puts on recitals and occasionally hosts camps, music clinics, and workshops. Arizona Music Academy also offers 10-week early childhood development sessions for babies and children under five.

Tempe, AZ 85284


Brio Music Learning Studio

Brio Music Learning Studio is a business in Avondale that offers lessons to children and adults in piano, guitar, drums, flute, French horn, trumpet, violin, viola, and more. The studio also offers Kindermusik classes from a certified Kindermusik educator and summer camp programs ranging from music movement classes for preschoolers to intermediate-level ensemble groups.

Avondale, AZ 85323


Buchanan Music

Buchanan Music in Mesa has been in operation for over 35 years as a fully stocked music store with everything from new and used instruments to music accessories. The store also rents and repairs instruments. Buchanan Music offers music lessons for instruments including the piano, guitar, bass, cello, violin, viola, as well as brass and woodwind instruments. The business is a proud partner of Students Opening Up Doors with Strings, a nonprofit organization that supplies quality strings instruments, mentorship, and lessons to young children whose families may not otherwise be able to afford to further their child’s musical education at the time.

Mesa, AZ 85203


Cindy Baker

Cindy Baker of Phoenix is a professional violinist and a member of Professional Musicians of Arizona, Chamber Music America, and Early Music America. She currently serves as the principal second violin in the Arizona Opera Orchestra. Cindy offers violin lessons and lists credentials on her website that have contributed to her teaching philosophies. For example, she has a bachelor’s degree in music education from Indiana University and continues her education by participating in workshops put on by the American String Teachers Association and Arizona Suzuki Association.

Phoenix, AZ 85023


Megyn Neff

Megyn Neff in Phoenix has a bachelor’s degree in violin performance from Northern Arizona University and has played in multiple chamber and opera orchestras. Her interests include classical, gypsy, Klezmer, Americana folk, bluegrass, and Cajun fiddle styles of music. Megyn plays and special events and is in the recording studio for different purposes frequently. She is a certified Suzuki violin teacher and offers both private lessons and group classes in her home studio for students of all ages, including adults. Other qualifications include her status as an Arizona Suzuki Association board member and her being a guest teacher at the Chaparral MusicFest Suzuki Academy.

Phoenix, AZ 85006


Patricia Cole

Patricia Cole is a professional violinist in Tempe who specializes in playing classical music. She has performed with artists like Andrea Bocelli, Michael Buble, Kanye West, and others. Patricia is available to perform at events and offers violin and viola lessons to students ages four and above. Patricia is a proponent of the Suzuki method of learning and uses it in lessons for her younger students. She requires that parents attend their child’s weekly session to observe and take notes so that they may aid in the child’s learning process at home on a daily basis.

Tempe, AZ 85281

Website is the website of Robert Dunger, who currently teaches music to preschool- through high school-aged students at the American School of Puerto Vallarta in Mexico. Before teaching abroad, he was concertmaster of the Tempe Symphony Orchestra. Robert offers online violin lessons to students of all skill levels and starting as early as four years old using Skype and mobile applications, as well as traditional readings. Robert offers a 30-minute trial lesson free of charge for prospective students.

Glendale, AZ 85302


San Marcos Music Academy

San Marcos Music Academy in Chandler offers lessons in piano, guitar and bass, violin and viola, flute, clarinet, mallet percussion, the trombone, and more. The music school is open until 9 p.m. on weeknights for convenient scheduling. San Marcos Music Academy rents out studio space to groups or individuals who need a place to practice their musical instruments, and puts on summer camps where students who play different instruments can come together to rehearse and play in a group setting.

Chandler, AZ 85225


Suzuki Violin Studio of Phoenix

Suzuki Violin Studio of Phoenix is a violin and viola studio that offers Suzuki-based lessons to children in the Phoenix area. The founder and director has been teaching music for over 15 years and is certified to teach Violin Books one through six with the Suzuki Association of the Americas. She is a first violinist in the Tempe Symphony. One happy parent said in a review, "Mrs. Lia Taylor is a one in a million teacher. The amount of care and attention to detail she possesses is rare. In combination with consistent work at home, your child will develop excellent skills in the areas of listening and musicality. As an educator myself, I can appreciate her approach. She holds children accountable and she will do whatever it takes to help your child succeed.”

Phoenix, AZ 85032


The Scottsdale Studio of Music

The Scottsdale Studio of Music teaches guitar, piano, singing, cello, clarinet, and other instruments in private lessons for students ages four to 18, private lessons for adults, group classes for kids, and private instruction for special needs youth. The studio uses incentives such as participation medals and achievement certificates for continued learners to encourage students and keep them motivated. Students are encouraged to perform in studio-organized recitals, and advanced students may take advantage of the studio’s recording equipment to showcase their talents.

Scottsdale, AZ 85255


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