Castle Rock Music brings almost 20 years of violin teaching experience to Castle Rock. Students can take pay-as-you-go lessons in one of the center's 15 soundproofed studios, benefit from multiple performance opportunities, sign up for the Castle Rock Youth Symphony, and also use the in-house recording studio. Convenient lessons times are available for homeschooling families as well, and students can get involved in community outreach via monthly performances at Metzler Memory Care. Violin instructors include graduates of the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music, a former First Violinist of the Graduate String Quartet of the Colorado State University Orchestra, and winner of the Alice Kirschner Prize in Violin from the University of Otago.
Castle Rock, CO(303) 688-0300
Colorado Music Lessons handles violin lessons in Aurora and is backed by over 15 years of teaching experience. Students can sign up for private lessons that focus on developing an individual's violin playing skills and knowledge of music theory as well as their self-confidence and versatility. All lessons are customized to a student's age, level of playing, and learning style for an engaging and productive experience, and teachers make sure to expose students to a variety of genres as well. The teacher has an extensive professional career and is a member of various teacher associations including the Colorado State Music Teachers Association. Lessons are also available for piano, viola, and cello.
Aurora, CO(303) 696-9390
Denver Violin LLC brings over 30 years of violin teaching experience to Centennial. Students can sign up for 30, 45, or 60-minute lessons depending on their individual playing level, and both traditional and Suzuki methods are utilized. Parents are expected to attend all sessions for students under the age of nine, and older, more experienced violin players are encouraged to participate in their school orchestra program or local youth orchestra. All students are also urged to take advantage of performing opportunities via recitals, talent shows, chamber ensembles, and music camps. Viola lessons are available as well, interested parties may schedule a trial violin/viola lesson or arrange to observe another student's lesson, and the instructor has been recommened by the ASTA.
Centennial, CO(720) 446-8765
Gorsett Violin Shop offers violin lessons to Centennial residents and has over 80 years of combined experience. Violin students receive private lessons per both traditional and Suzuki methods, and group lessons are also provided for Suzuki and chamber music classes. Bios for all teachers can be found on the studio's website, and the owner/instructor has performed extensively including with the Colorado Springs Symphony and as principal violist with the Littleton Symphony Orchestra. Gorsett Violin Shop specializes in violin repair and restoration, sells a selection of fine quality string instruments, accessories, and sheet music, and also offers rental instruments. Students can learn viola and cello as well.
Centennial, CO(303) 771-3090
HappyToons has been teaching violin in Westminster for almost 10 years. The center focuses on a fun and encouraging learning environment to create independent musicians where students learn to read, play, and practice by themselves in private sessions and with others students in an ensemble group class. Students get plenty of performance opportunities via community orchestras, local competitions, festivals, and Achievement Day as well and are actively encouraged and nurtured to reach their goals. The director and teacher is an active performer and also serves as VP of Student Activities on the board of the local Music Teachers Association Suburban Northwest. Piano lessons are also available.
Westminster, CO(720) 312-2446
Joan Bertoluzzi handles violin lessons in the Englewood area. The studio offers one-on-one instruction time with lessons designed to match each individual student's level, learning style, and musical interests as well as goals, and all lessons take place in the teacher's warm and inviting home studio in Englewood. Students as young as four and on up to adults are welcome to learn, and the instructor is a professional violinist herself who has been teaching for many years. Those looking to know more about the studio and its methods can receive a free lesson to get to know the teacher and her style.
Englewood, CO(303) 789-1457
Music Education Center teaches violin in Broomfield. Beginner to advanced students of all ages are welcome to learn violin, viola, and cello, and children can also take advantage of annual summer camps. The group aims not only to teach music to children but also important life lessons about self-empowerment, determination, and making a difference in the world around them. The violin instructor currently performs with the Boulder Chamber Orchestra and has lpaced three times in the Southwest Division of the MTNA's Young Artist Strings competition. Music Education Center also has teachers for woodwinds, piano, guitar, voice, and percussion as well as a preschool program, "Let's Start," to teach the fundamentals of reading and understanding music to little ones.
Broomfield, CO(303) 453-4901
Seaton Studios LLC is a Highlands Ranch violin learning center. The center takes beginner students only for violin as well as viola and bass, and lessons are available for all levels of cello, piano, and organ. Interested parties can look at availability on Seaton Studios' website and contact the studio as well via an online form with any questions. The cello/strings teacher holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Denver, has also studied music education, is the founder of Symply Smphonic! Young Musicians Orchestra, and was also the orchestra teacher for The Colorado Chamber Orchestra. Ensemble sessions are also available at the school.
Highlands Ranch, CO(303) 791-9601
Set Apart Studios is a violin learning center serving the Littleton community. Students can take lessons in the comfort of their own home for flexibility and convenience, and teachers strive to keep the learning process fun, inspiring, and challenging. Students learn about musical theory, technique, and history along with the important fundamentals necessary for playing the violin, and teachers act as mentors as well to help nurture children's natural talent. All students are encouraged to take part in a number of performance opportunities and extra-musical events, and the studio itself hosts four recitals every year. Online piano lessons and other in-home instrument instruction are also available.
Littleton, CO(720) 518-8155
The Olde Town Pickin' Parlor offers violin lessons in Arvada. The instructor is classically trained, can teach violin and fiddle, and has a range of experience in blues, jazz, country, renaissance, Celtic, and Irish fiddling. Beginning violin students of all ages are welcome, and Olde Town also has teachers for mandolin, guitar, ukulele, flamenco guitar, and bluegrass banjo. The store offers a wide range of instruments for sale as well, and its Lutherie Repair Team specializes in vintage instruments and tube amplifiers, boasts decades of combined experience, and offers various repair services for violins including fret dressing, refrets, neck resets, customizations, and full restoration.
Arvada, CO(303) 421-2304
Tori Woodrow teaches violin in Centennial. Students of all ages and playing levels including beginner adults are welcome to start learning how to play violin via private lessons. Children and young adults receive instruction using traditional or the Suzuki method depending on their age and level of playing, and lessons can last 30, 34, or 60 minutes. All students receive solo and collaborative performance opportunities during the year including in recitals, group concerts, and community events. The owner/teacher holds a Master's Degree in Violin Performance, has performed with a number of orchestras including the Austin Symphony Orchestra, recorded for the soundtrack of Spy Kids 2, and previously taught at Boulder Suzuki Strings in Boulder.
Centennial, CO(720) 290-3913
Violin and Viola Lessons LLC provides violin lessons in the Denver area. Students learn violin via traditional and Suzuki methods, and all playing levels and styles, college students, and children with special needs are welcome. The instructor, Autumn Deppa, holds four degrees in violin performance including a Master of Music/Violin Performance from Southern Methodist University, has received numerous awards and distinctions such as performing at the Aspen Music Festival and as the winner of the Virtu Foundation Violin Competition, and appeared on From the Top Radio Show. Interested parties can view Ms. Deppa's complete bio on Violin and Viola's website and contact the studio online as well.
Denver, CO(512) 920-2371