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Violin

Instrument
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Use Suzuki Method?
Suzuki and Conservatory-style training as appropriate
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Minneapolis
Rates
contact for lesson details
GTCYS Alumni?
no
Instrument
Phone
612-968-1276
Levels Taught
all levels, Suzuki and traditional
Use Suzuki Method?
yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
yes
Lesson Location
Minnetonka
Rates
$35/Half Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
yes
Instrument
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
North Minneapolis and Southwest Metro
Rates
$30/Half Hour, $45/45 Minutes, $60/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-743-3104
Levels Taught
Young beginner, Older beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate
Use Suzuki Method?
Use Suzuki principles, individualized approach
Offering Virtual Lessons?
When needed
Lesson Location
St. Louis Park and West Metro
Rates
$35/Half Hour, $55/ 45 Minutes, $70/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
860-810-6659
Levels Taught
Young beginner through pre-collegiate
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Plymouth
Rates
$30/Half Hour, $45/45 Minutes, $60/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-790-0839
Levels Taught
Young Beginner through Pre-Collegiate
Use Suzuki Method?
I am a certified Suzuki Instructor
Lesson Location
Lakeville, MN
Rates
$35/Half Hour, $45/45 Minutes
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
(641) 295-5681
Levels Taught
Beginners as young as four through advanced high school students.
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Stillwater
Rates
$38/Half Hour, $54/45 Minutes, $70/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Levels Taught
Young beginner, older beginner, intermediate
Use Suzuki Method?
Suzuki and traditional
Offering Virtual Lessons?
virtual or in-person
Lesson Location
West Metro--Golden Valley
Rates
$34/Half Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
yes
Instrument
Phone
320-491-7313
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Use Suzuki Method?
Option of Suzuki or Traditional Lessons
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Minneapolis
Rates
$30/Half Hour, $40/45 Minutes, $50/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
763-559-9690
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Lesson Location
West Metro
Rates
$32/Half Hour, $48/45 Minutes, $64/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-298-3319
Levels Taught
Beginning through Advanced/Intermediate
Use Suzuki Method?
No
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Richfield
Rates
$32/Half Hour, $48/45 Minutes
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes.
Instrument
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Lesson Location
St. Paul
Rates
$30/Half Hour, $70/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
no
Instrument
Phone
612-598-2167
Levels Taught
intermediate through professional
Use Suzuki Method?
yes but not group method
Offering Virtual Lessons?
yes
Lesson Location
South Metro, I live in Northfield
Rates
$35/Half Hour, $50/45 Minutes, $65/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
daughter plays flute in Symphony
Instrument
Phone
763-476-6786
Levels Taught
Intermediate through Advanced
Use Suzuki Method?
Hybrid
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Wayzata/Plymouth
Rates
$50/40 Minutes
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes
Instrument
Phone
612-437-2736
Levels Taught
Beginner to Advanced, pre-college, college
Use Suzuki Method?
Hybrid method including Suzuki materials
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Edina, Eden Prairie/Chanhassen
Rates
$30-36/Half Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-227-0396
Levels Taught
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory, Professional
Use Suzuki Method?
No
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes.
Lesson Location
Southwest Minneapolis/Edina
Rates
$80 /Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
651-295-7631
Levels Taught
Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory Level, Professional
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
West Metro
Rates
$70/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
216-798-2634
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
West Metro, Southwest Metro
Rates
$40/Half Hour, $50/45 Minutes, $60/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
651-644-4591
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory Level
Use Suzuki Method?
Traditional teacher. I do use Suzuki material.
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes if preferred
Lesson Location
Falcon Heights/Roseville
Rates
$29/Half Hour, $43.5/45 Minutes, $58/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-281-3110
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate
Use Suzuki Method?
Suzuki and Traditional
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Virtual and In Person lessons available
Lesson Location
Edina, Minnetonka, Southwest Metro
Rates
Contact for rates
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
952-847-3085
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory Level
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes, but I use a flexible approach depending on the needs of the student
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes when needed
Lesson Location
Minneapolis, Edina, St Louis Park
Rates
$39/Half Hour, $58/45 Minutes, $77/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
336-508-2341
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory Level, Professional
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Minneapolis/St. Paul
Rates
$30/Half Hour, $45/45 Minutes, $60/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-600-7990
Levels Taught
Experience with Young Beginner through Pre-Collegiate students.
Use Suzuki Method?
Hybrid
Offering Virtual Lessons?
No
Lesson Location
St. Paul Conservatory of Music
Rates
Please contact for rates
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-251-9069
Levels Taught
All levels, young beginner through college/conservatory/pre-professional
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
South Minneapolis
Rates
$30/Half Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
763-447-0504
Levels Taught
Young beginner, Older beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory Level
Use Suzuki Method?
No
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
North Metro
Rates
$25/Half Hour, $37.50/45 Minutes, $50/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes
Instrument
Phone
847-846-8456
Levels Taught
Young beginner through College level
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes up to book 8
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Only if necessary
Lesson Location
North St. Paul
Rates
$30/Half Hour, $60/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-868-0664
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory Level, Professional
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Minneapolis, West Metro
Rates
$30/Half Hour, $37.50/45 Minutes, $50/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Levels Taught
Experience with Pre-K through Collegiate/Graduate
Use Suzuki Method?
Suzuki/Traditional Hybrid
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Only if necessary
Lesson Location
Southwest Minneapolis
Rates
$80/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes
Instrument
Phone
952-933-6003
Levels Taught
Young Beginner to Professional
Use Suzuki Method?
yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
yes
Lesson Location
Minnetonka
Rates
$30/Half Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
yes
Instrument
Phone
651-210-7294
Levels Taught
Young beginner through high school. Both Suzuki and traditional methods are used based on the individual student.
Use Suzuki Method?
yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
yes
Lesson Location
Woobury
Rates
lessons are 30, 45 or 60 minutes in length. Inquire about rates.
GTCYS Alumni?
yes
Instrument
Phone
(952) 220-4719
Levels Taught
Beginner - Advanced
Use Suzuki Method?
I use traditional materials in addition to Suzuki repertoire
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Teach in person. Only use virtual during pandemic
Lesson Location
Hopkins - Minnetonka
Rates
$33/Half Hour, $49.50/45 Minutes, $66/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-767-5482
Levels Taught
Young Beginner through Pre-Collegiate
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
no
Lesson Location
MacPhail Minneapolis
Rates
see MacPhail website
GTCYS Alumni?
no
Instrument
Phone
612-306-8228
Levels Taught
All ages, all levels
Offering Virtual Lessons?
yes
Lesson Location
Minneapolis
Rates
rates vary
GTCYS Alumni?
no
Instrument
Phone
205-746-7599
Levels Taught
Intermediate, advanced, pre-college, college, conservatory and professional
Use Suzuki Method?
For reference with younger students
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Prefer in person but can do virtual
Lesson Location
At student’s home, possibly in Minneapolis/St. Paul area
Rates
$35/30 Minutes, $45/45 Minutes, $60/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
I was in GTCYS from 1986-1992!
Instrument
Phone
651-398-6420
Levels Taught
Young Beginner through Pre-Collegiate level
Use Suzuki Method?
Use traditional method but Suzuki materials
Offering Virtual Lessons?
yes
Lesson Location
Northeast Metro
Rates
$27/Half Hour; $40/45 Minutes
GTCYS Alumni?
no
Instrument
Phone
612-245-5367
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate
Use Suzuki Method?
I use the books but I'm not a purist with the method.
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
South Minneapolis
Rates
$32.50/Half Hour, $46.88/45 Minutes, $60/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
no
Instrument
Phone
952-913-7659
Levels Taught
Teach all levels from young beginner 4 to 5 years all the way through college. Have played professionally so am able to prepare students for auditions.
Use Suzuki Method?
Teach beginner Suzuki to advanced. Have done extensive Suzuki training.
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Can offer virtual lessons during pandemic but prefer in person if possible
Lesson Location
Southwest metro
Rates
$30/Half Hour, $45/45 Minutes, $60/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-408-7656
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Northfield
Rates
$25/Half Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes
Instrument
Phone
612-669-2836
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory level
Use Suzuki Method?
No
Offering Virtual Lessons?
yes
Lesson Location
Minneapolis
Rates
$60/45 Minutes, $80/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
507-438-6756
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory Level, Professional
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
No
Lesson Location
South/Southwest Metro
Rates
$30/Half Hour, $45/45 Minutes, $60/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
8482206166
Levels Taught
Young/Older Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels.
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes and No
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Plymouth
Rates
$178 per month for Half Hour classes
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
763-270-0241
Levels Taught
Young beginner, older beginner, intermediate, advanced, pre-college, college/conservatory level, professional
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
West Metro, Southwest Metro
Rates
$35/Half Hour, $50/45 Minutes, $60/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes, I spent 10 years in GTCYS and went on 2 Symphony tours!
Instrument
Phone
612-414-0098
Levels Taught
All
Use Suzuki Method?
yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
no
Lesson Location
Burnsville
Rates
Monthly flat rate
GTCYS Alumni?
no
Instrument
Phone
320-762-9496
Levels Taught
Young beginner, older beginner, intermediate, advanced, pre-collegiate, college/conservatory level, professional
Use Suzuki Method?
Only as appropriate
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Northwest suburbs
Rates
$50/45 Minutes, $75/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
763-413-4791
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory Level, Professional, Students five years and older
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Minneapolis, St. Paul, Northeast Metro
Rates
Call
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes
Instrument
Phone
952-474-8893
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Use Suzuki Method?
No, but use repertoire
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Most lessons in-person but offer Virtual if desired
Lesson Location
Excelsior, West Metro
Rates
$34/Half Hour, $51/45 Minutes, $68/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes
Instrument
Phone
651-206-2783
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate
Offering Virtual Lessons?
No
Lesson Location
Minneapolis, Saint Paul
Rates
$35/Half Hour, $40/45 Minutes
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes, depending on age and musical background of student
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes, as needed
Lesson Location
Minneapolis
Rates
Monthly Tuition: $140/Half Hour; $190/45 Minutes; $250/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
no
Instrument
Phone
763-568-2643
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Saint Paul
Rates
$25/Half Hour, $37.50/45 Minutes, $50/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes
Instrument
Phone
612-532-6372
Levels Taught
Young beginner through college level
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes, in addition to other materials.
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes, but prefer in person
Lesson Location
South Minneapolis
Rates
$35/Half Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-702-0607
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes, Trained Book 1-10
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Per Request - Zoom
Lesson Location
Minneapolis, Center for Performing Arts
Rates
$35/Half Hour, $43/45 Minutes, $50/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes
Instrument
Phone
952-446-6888
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced
Use Suzuki Method?
No
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
West Metro/Suburbs
Rates
$36/Half Hour, $54/45 Minutes, $72/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
Former GTCYS mom
Instrument
Phone
612-968-2865
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate
Use Suzuki Method?
Hybrid— Trained in Traditional pedagogy, Suzuki Method & Mark O’Connor method.
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
South Minneapolis, Hastings & Online
Rates
$42/Half Hour, $63/45 Minutes, $84/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes
Instrument
Phone
651-757-5424
Levels Taught
Young/Old Beginner - Advanced
Use Suzuki Method?
Elements of Suzuki, yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Washington County
Rates
$25/Half Hour, $50/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes
Instrument
Phone
651-587-7595
Levels Taught
Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate, College/Conservatory Level, Professional
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
West St. Paul
Rates
$90/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
no
Instrument
Phone
763-220-8606
Levels Taught
Young beginner through advanced
Use Suzuki Method?
No
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Phalen/Payne area of St. Paul
Rates
I don't share this until I speak to prospective students/parents
GTCYS Alumni?
yes
Instrument
Phone
651-285-1415
Levels Taught
Beginner to College: violin & viola
Beginner to Intermediate: cello & bass
Use Suzuki Method?
Terms and materials
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
In person Northeast Metro (Snelling & 694), or virtual
Rates
$25/Half Hour ($20 virtual)
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
651-275-0219
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-College, College, Adult
Use Suzuki Method?
I use Suzuki materials but do not follow the strict Suzuki method
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
East Metro
Rates
$35/Half Hour; $53/45 Minutes; $70/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes.
Instrument
Phone
612-249-4645
Levels Taught
young beginner through professional
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
MacPhail Center for Music
Rates
inquire with MacPhail
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-702-1789
Levels Taught
Young Beginner to College/Conservatory level
Use Suzuki Method?
yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
yes
Lesson Location
New City Covenant Church 6400 Tracy Ave., Edina 55439
Rates
contact for current rates
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes
Instrument
Phone
763-595-9671
Levels Taught
All levels
Use Suzuki Method?
Suzuki principles along with traditional
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Golden Valley, Western suburbs
Rates
$30/Half Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
Yes
Instrument
Phone
6514917493
Levels Taught
Beginning/Pre-Twinkle through Bruch Concerto
Use Suzuki Method?
Yes
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Virtual studio - online lessons only
Rates
$50/30min • $68/45min • $80/hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
(412) 915-6780
Levels Taught
Beginner, intermediate, advanced, adult, pre-collegiate
Use Suzuki Method?
Registered through suzuki violin unit 3
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Linden Hills
Rates
$1/1 Minute, $30/Half Hour, $45/45 Minutes, $60/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
651-587-1051
Levels Taught
Young Beginner, Older Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Collegiate
Use Suzuki Method?
Combined – I use both Suzuki and traditional methods
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Southeast Metro (Eagan, Apple Valley, Rosemount, Cottage Grove, Hastings, etc.)
Rates
$51-$56/Hour depending on the lesson length
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
806-786-4979
Levels Taught
Young Beginner through Advanced High School and Pre-Collegiate Violinists, Beginning through Intermediate Violists
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes, however In Person is preferred
Lesson Location
North Metro (New Brighton)
Rates
$30/Half Hour, $60/Hour
GTCYS Alumni?
No
Instrument
Phone
612-607-2117
Levels Taught
Young beginner, older beginner, intermediate, advanced, pre-collegiate, college
Use Suzuki Method?
Loosely
Offering Virtual Lessons?
Yes
Lesson Location
Minneapolis and St Paul
Rates
$110 per month
GTCYS Alumni?
No

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