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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Dallas Violin Teachers 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. 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.

Dallas Strings

Dallas Strings handles violin lessons for the community of Allen. The instrumental shop offers a list of various instructors with decades of experience for private violin lessons including the Assistant Concertmaster of the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra and founder of Bravura Duo violin/cello duet, performers with numerous groups such as the Ft. Worth Symphony and the Camerata Dallas Chamber Orchestra, and a member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas and the Texas Music Teachers Association. The company is dedicated to the rental, sale, and repair of top-end hand-made violins and other string instruments with 24-hour repair or loaner replacements and rental credit towards a new purchase.

Allen, TX 75002


Edina Pastyik Music Studio

Edina Pastyik Music Studio brings over 20 years of violin teaching experience to the Dallas area. Lessons are available for children starting at the age of five as well as adults who are looking to help their own children with their violin playing or just want to play for fun. All sessions take place at the owner's home studio and last 30, 45, or 60 minutes. Ms. Pastyik graduated with two degrees from the Franz Liszt Music Academy in Budapest, Hungary, including a degree in the teaching of violin and viola, and also teaches in the Plano and Richardson Independent School districts. Training to prepare for auditions is also available.

Dallas, TX 75252


Fiddle and Bow Music Company

The Fiddle and Bow Music Company has been teaching violin to Dallas students since 1998. Lessons are geared to each individual student and use a combination of classical, traditional, and ear training depending on the learning style and goals of the student. The shop sells and rents traditional violins and other string instruments such as bass, autoharps, banjos, and mandolins as well as string accessories, electric instruments and accessories, and a variety of music books from the likes of Barenreiter, and G. Henle. Repair and restoration services are available for water damage, fingerboard correction, and other repairs and individuals can also request an appraisal for their instrument.

Dallas, TX 75248


Joan's Violin Lessons

Joan's Violin Lessons offers violin instruction in Dallas and has almost 20 years of playing experience. The instructor is classically trained and focuses on music literacy with the opportunity for students to learn various styles such as classical, Celtic, or country fiddle music. Each lesson aims to make the learning process as well as playing the violin a fun and enjoyable experience, thus encouraging further progress, and all ages, as well as levels, are welcome. Ms. Avant-Rossi has herself performed with a number of groups including the UNT Symphony Orchestra, the UNT Chamber Orchestra, Collegium (Baroque Orchestra), and Jazz Strings. Potential students can contact Ms. Avant-Rossi for rates and availability.

Dallas, TX 75214


Karolina Radovani Violin Studio

Karolina Radovani Violin Studio provides Dallas-area students with an opportunity to pursue dedicated, professional competitive violin lessons. Instructor and owner Karolina Radovani has studied the violin since she was six years old and is highly educated: she is a graduate of the Artistic Lyceum Jordan Misja in Albania, holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, a Master of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music and an Artist Diploma from the University of North Texas. She is currently violin coach for the Dallas Asian-American Youth Orchestra. Many of the studio's past students are now pursuing degrees in violin studies, have performed in professional orchestras, and won competitions and scholarships. They praise Karolina's teaching skills and credit her for improving both their appreciate of music and violin abilities.

Allen, TX 75002


Love Nurtured Music Studio

Love Nurtured Music Studio teaches how to play the violin in the Dallas area and is backed by over 25 years of teaching and performing experience. Children from the age of three can receive lessons in the Suzuki method with their parents attending all individual and group lessons. Parents are also provided all practice tools and the Suzuki music listening assignments to aid in their child's progress at home. Love Nurtured's owner is a Suzuki Strings Specialist and Registered Suzuki Violin Teacher, Vice-President of the North Texas Suzuki Association, former music director of the USM Civic Orchestra, and past teacher at The University of Southern Mississippi Suzuki School and the Bass Memorial Academy.

Music By Ross

Music By Ross has been offering violin lessons in Carrollton for over five years. Certified music teachers create personalized lesson plans for each individual student based on their needs and goals, and students of all ages include those playing just for fun as well as those looking to perform professionally. Lessons take place at the student's home, and teachers include violinists who have performed in the San Angelo Symphony, the South Arkansas Symphony, and the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, played with other artists such as Michael Bublé, won the National Violin Competition of Peru three times, and been in the 1st violin section of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine.

Carrollton, TX 75007


Nadine's Music Manor

Nadine's Music Manor provides lessons in the Plano area. Students are welcome to visit the shop or call for further information and meet instructors one-on-one to discuss options for learning. Lessons for violin are conducted in a friendly environment with experienced teachers and are available as well as for viola, piano, guitar, drums, saxophone, trumpet, voice, and other instruments. Tutoring in Music Theory and College prep courses in Music Theory are also available. Music Manor has been serving the Plano community as a music shop since 1972 and offers various instruments and accessories as well as one of the area's largest selections of sheet music for all instruments and styles from classical to heavy metal.

Plano, TX 75023


Rachel D. Smith

Rachel D. Smith teaches the violin in Dallas. Depending on their age and ability, students receive training in either the Suzuki or more traditional method, with younger beginners typically using Suzuki. The center seeks to encourage students' love of the art and its history as well as build confidence in their playing and for other areas of life as well. Ms. Smith has performed all over the world including at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig, Germany and presently plays with the Los Colinas, Garland, and Arlington Symphony Orchestras. Ms. Smith has performed for master classes with the likes of Yair Kless, Charles Castleman, and Emmanuelle Boisvert and also volunteers in the community with performances at churches and within the Texas Medical Center.

Dallas, TX 75225


Stringbirds Violin Music

Stringbirds Violin Music brings almost 20 years of teaching experience to Plano violin students. Both Suzuki and traditional training are available for the violin and viola, and students can take part in private lessons, group classes, and concerts as well as solo recitals. The instructor has completed Registered Teacher Training in Suzuki Violin Books 1-5, played with The Anchorage Symphony and Anchorage Opera, and has helped develop student performers for the likes of the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra. Ms. Stafford plays classical, contemporary, ethnic, and folk music and has information pertaining to the Suzuki method on her site for parents to read. Stringbirds is presently full, but the owner encourages parents to email or call to put their child on a waiting list as spaces may open up during the school year.

Plano, TX 75025


Uptown Violins

Uptown Violins brings a lifetime of experience to violin students in the Dallas community. Students can get individualized attention via private lessons and can also take part in group classes, with all sessions emphasizing a fun learning environment. Uptown makes sure students get needed performance practice as well with recitals, and any further questions can be submitted via an online form. The principal studied with world-renowned violinist Chee-Yun Kim, has played for master lessons with Julliard’s Ronald Copes, played with Dierks Bentley at the ACM Awards Show in 2015, and performed at the U.S. Presidential Inaugural Ball in 2013. The family ensemble of sisters and mom also regularly plays at various private events, concerts, and galas.

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