Best Violin Lessons in Chicago

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago 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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Anderson Music Studio

Anderson Music Studio provides violin lessons to students as young as three and as old as 70 in Chicago. This studio specializes in the Suzuki method of instruction, which focuses on technical mastery alongside character development. Students visit twice per week, once for a private lesson and once for a group class, and the parents are involved in the process. With a highly-trained faculty in education and music performance, the studio is uniquely equipped to meet each student's capabilities and encourage their musical growth.

400 Nuttall Road
Riverside, IL 60546


Evanston Violin Studio

At Evanston Violin Studio, Matthew Cataldi works with students from Chicago and its suburbs. Mr. Cataldi is a violin performer who has worked in the U.S. as well as Canada and Europe. He has given guest lectures, recitals, and master classes in both contemporary and traditional music at Columbia College of Chicago, Lake Forest College, and other local institutions.

Evanston, IL 60202


Jay Pike

With Jay Pike, aspiring violinists from all over the greater Chicago community can learn the art of violin performance. Mr. Pike, who also works for the nonprofit Learn to Make Music program in Hinsdale, has been a private violin tutor for over 10 years. He has a Master's of Music degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts.

Chicago, IL 60625


Learn To Make Music

Learn to Make Music is a nonprofit organization centered in Hinsdale, teaching violin performance students in Chicago and other nearby cities. It emphasizes providing affordable music instruction to Chicagoans, with pre-discount prices starting at $30 for a half-hour session. Instructors can also teach students interested in learning how to play guitar, piano, woodwind instruments such as saxophone and flute, or brass instruments such as the trumpet or trombone. Interested students should fill out Learn to Make Music's online enrollment form.

Hinsdale, IL 60521


Musical Expressions of Illinois, LLC

Musical Expressions of Illinois, LLC is a music school in Naperville with students hailing from all over the greater Chicago community. All instructors at the school are actively performing musical professionals, and they offer lessons in a range of instruments and musical styles. The program's founder and Director, Patrick Dugan, is a guitar and ukulele instructor who studied at the Berklee College of Music.

Naperville, IL 60563


Noel Navoa Violin Studio

Noel Navoa Violin Studio is a Chicago-based private instruction center. Ms. Navoa, who meets with students at her office in East Lakeview, has been playing the violin for more than 25 years. She has a Bachelor's of Music from Belmont University and a Master's of Music from DePaul University. She is a member of the Rockford Symphony Orchestra, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra, and the Olstrach Symphony Orchestra.

Chicago, IL 60657


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