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Best Violin
Teachers in
San Jose
2019

Why These Violin Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored violin teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best violin teachers in San Jose, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Anna Poklewski Academy of Music

Anna Poklewski Academy of Music is a music school that is located in Fremont, California. The school provides various programs catering to both children and adults, individually or in groups. Programs include individual lessons, group classes, and testing. The instrumental lessons offered include piano, violin, viola, cello, voice, flute, and recorder. Anna Poklewski Academy of Music has won in the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Examination 2014, California State Competition 2016, East Bay Music Festival 2014, California Talent and Performing Arts Competition 2014, and US Open competition. The school also earned the Certificate of Merit 2014.

Fremont, CA 94539

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Bay Area Suzuki School of Music

Bay Area Suzuki School of Music is located in Pleasanton, California with locations in Mountain View and Almaden Valley. The high-quality program includes private and group violin lessons for ages four to adult as well as school programs. Homeschool families are welcome here. The Suzuki method is known for developing a strong musical foundation, celebration of individualized learning, and parent involvement.

Pleasanton, CA 94566

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Evergreen Studio Music & The Arts

Evergreen Studio Music & The Arts is a music school that is located in San Jose, California. This growing school offers private lessons in piano, violin, guitar, saxophone, flute, clarinet, voice, children’s chorus, theater, acting, and much more. Evergreen Studio of Music & the Arts reaches out to the entire Bay Area, bringing students of music and performance together in pursuit of one goal: to ensure the future of musicianship.

San Jose, CA 95135

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Fremont Mission Music Institute

Fremont Mission Music Institute is a music school that is located in Fremont, California and offers private lessons, group lessons, and recitals. The school provides violin lessons for both children and adults. Private lessons include piano lessons, vocal lessons, violin lessons, guitar lessons, flute lessons, and saxophone lessons. Group lessons include music and movement theory. Fremont Mission Music's recognized and accomplished teachers are well-equipped to teach.

Fremont, CA 94538

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Hope Street Music Studios

Hope Street Music Studios is a music school that is located in Mountain View, California. The instruments currently offered include guitar, piano, violin, viola, cello, clarinet, saxophone-alto, tenor, baritone, soprano sax, flute, trumpet, trombone, baritone horn, tuba, French horn, electric bass, drums, and voice. Besides private lessons, the school also offer string ensembles and jazz combo classes, by arrangement. Hope Street Music Studios serves students of all ages and all levels.

Mountain View, CA 94043

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Janel Tofanelli

Janel Tofanelli is a violin/viola instructor who is based in San Jose, California. She offers affordable beginning violin lessons for children 7 years and older and for adults as well. She strives to make learning to play the violin fun and rewarding. Janel Tofanelli is a member in good standing of the American String Teachers Association.

San Jose, CA 95130

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Pacific Music Academy

Pacific Music Academy is a music school that is located in San Jose, California. The lessons available include piano, violin, viola, preschool piano group for children ages 3-5, group music theory lessons, solfeggio, ear training, sight reading, music history, chamber music, and choir. Pacific Music Academy has won numerous PMA Winter Studio Recitals.

San Jose, CA 95138

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Pacific Piano School

Pacific Piano School is the Russian school of music located in San Jose, California and was formerly known as the Polonsky Piano School. This music school was established in 1996. Private lessons are offered for students of all ages. Lessons are available for piano, voice, violin and viola, and double bass. Since 2013, Pacific Piano School has hired 7 new teachers of the highest quality.

San Jose, CA 95135

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Play Music Studios

Play Music Studios is a music school located in Cupertino, California that serves Cupertino, San Jose, Saratoga, Sunnyvale, Los Gatos, Mountain View, and the surrounding areas. This school offers private and group music classes on a variety of instruments. Students can learn to play flute/winds, drums, guitar, piano, violin, and voice. Play Music Studios also offers theory and exam prep classes geared toward students taking Certificate of Merit® and ABRSM keyboard exams, but anyone is welcome to attend. At Play Music Studios, students can learn to play from the professional musicians with extensive experience.

Cupertino, CA 95014

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Randy Cono

Randy Cono is a violin/viola teacher who is located in Los Gatos, California. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts and then a Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music in New York. This instructor provides private lessons for violin/viola as well as chamber music coaching. He is available for students of all age ranges, including adults. Randy Cono is a currently playing and teaching in Los Gatos, San Jose, Saratoga and the Greater Bay Area.

Los Gatos, CA 95032

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San Jose Academy of Music

San Jose Academy of Music is a music school with two locations in San Jose, California and one in Saratoga, California. The school currently offers private lessons for students interested in learning classical piano, jazz piano, classical organ, voice, violin, harp, guitar and bass, drums and percussion, flute, and more. San Jose Academy of Music also provides classes for clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, composition, audio recording, music production, music theory, and ear training. This music academy is composed of professional musicians dedicated to the musical and artistic education of the community.

San Jose, CA 95148

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San Jose School of Music

San Jose School of Music is located in San Jose, California and also serves Campbell, Santa Clara, Lose Gatos, Cupertino, Saratoga, and the rest of the San Francisco South Bay Area. this school has a proven track record of excellence since 2003. Music lesson options include piano, voice, guitar, singing, bass, drums, violin, cello, ukulele, banjo, mandolin, and more. San Jose School of Music is Downtown Willow Glen's #1 choice for music lessons.

San Jose, CA 95125

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SJG School of Music

SJG School of Music is a music school that is located in Campbell, California. Group music lessons are available for guitar, ukulele, voice, and piano. This school has partnered with the City of Campbell and the City of San Jose to provide group music classes at the community center venues. SJG School of Music aims to be Silicon Valley's foremost music school for private and group music lessons.

Campbell, CA 95008

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Tavan Music Academy

Tavan Music Academy is a music school that is located in Los Gatos, California. The school offers a wide variety of lessons on many instruments and styles, ranging from classical to jazz and contemporary music. Instrument lesson options include guitar, piano, guitar and bass, violin, voice, drums and percussion, and woodwinds. This school also offer music theory, studio recording, and songwriting lessons and workshops. Tavan Music Academy provides monthly clinics, free music sessions, community events and much more.

Los Gatos, CA 95030

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The Music Place

The Music Place is a music and dance school that is located in San Jose, California and was established in 1984. The school offers family and family jr. classes, music therapy groups, EMA I, EMA II, vocal ensemble I, vocal ensemble II instrument survey, drums and beats, keyboard groups, violin groups, parent workshops, and dance classes. The Music Place's mission is to inspire, equip, and instruct children and adults with foundational skills in music and performing arts through a positive educational approach.

San Jose, CA 95125

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