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Violin & Viola Lessons

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Whether you aspire to play Bach or to be the next Lindsey Stirling, Encore's dedicated violin instructors will help you become the violinist you want to be. Our faculty will introduce you to the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory, and incorporate your favorite songs into your lessons. You do not need a violin for your first lesson, and we can refer you to some great local violin rentals for as low as $11 a month. 

What’s the #1 reason to study the violin at Encore Music?‍

We know how to engage all types of learners, no matter your situation we work with experience, care, and encouragement to help every learner unlock the gift of music.

Our violin instructors are warm and friendly, and get to know each student and parent on a personal level. We work with each individual or parent to craft a lesson plan that fits the student’s unique needs and favorite type of music. Whether you're playing in a local band, a seven year old taking their first lesson, or a fifty year old returning to the violin after many years, our teachers will share their love for the violin and help you set goals to achieve your musical aspirations.

Take the next step call 626-869-5033 now to grab a great lesson time as space is limited. Or you can email us, or request more info.

What styles of violin do you teach?‍

We teach all styles, from classical to fiddle, most often using the suzuki system. We have students who do violin exam programs and students who play in their school orchestra. 


How qualified are Encore's violin instructors?
Our violin faculty have received their musical education from such prestigious institutions as New York University, Indiana University, Berklee College of Music, Oxford University, University of Southern California, Eastman School of Music, and many other wonderful programs. Many have toured the US and Europe, bringing an abundance of 
performance and recording experience to your lessons. But most importantly, they are all engaging educators!

What will I learn from violin lessons at Encore?
Whether you want to learn Bach or to be the next Lindsey Stirling, our teachers are dedicated to helping you become the violinist you want to be. They will show you the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory, and incorporate your favorite songs into your lessons.


Do I have to know how to read music?

‍No. Total beginners are welcome!


Do I need a violin to learn the instrument?
Encore Music offers violins for student lessons (for your convenience, students can use one of ours at their first lesson). But to practice at home, you will need a violin. There are a violins available to rent around Pasadena starting at just $11.00 a month.


Are there violin recitals?‍

Absolutely! Every Winter and Spring, our students have the opportunity to perform on a large stage. We do not sell tickets to performances, so you can invite all of your family and friends. We offer many other performance opportunities throughout the year including community events, senior living homes, and local coffee shops.

Lessons are available six days a week, and scheduled once a week. There is an annual registration fee that covers teacher background checks, security, instrument tunings, maintenance and repairs, and motivational trophies, prizes and wristbands.

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Piano Lessons

Whether you aspire to play Bach or Alicia Keys, Encore's dedicated piano instructors will help you become the pianist you want to be. 

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Ukulele Lessons

Our ukulele instructors teach folk, country, reggae and rock-n-roll styles — and classical too. 

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Flute Lessons

Whether playing in the school band or a first time learner we will help you get a good sound!


Voice & Singing

If you've always wanted to hone your skills as a rock, pop, country, jazz, gospel or R&B singer, Encore has the voice teacher for you.


Drum Lessons

We have the drum kit and the instructors, all you need are drumsticks and practice pad to get started at home! 


Group Classes

Group Piano for ages 4-6, Ukulele, Rock Bands, Voice and Show Choir- Learning together is fun!

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Guitar & Bass

 Our guitar instructors teach rock, blues, metal, country and classical styles on both electric and acoustic guitars.


Violin & Viola Lessons

Our string instructors teach young beginners to experienced players- classical, pop, and fiddle too!

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The Music Room

An exclusive program, for ages 4 months - 4 years old, offers music education tailored to your child's development and age and is a fun way to connect with your child.

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