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Violin Lessons For Children & Adults That Inspire Bentleigh East, Melbourne

Get professional violin lessons in Melbourne and start your journey to violin mastery. Alla's Music Studio can help you find your love for music and the violin, helping you reach your musical goals no matter what they are.

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  • Beginners to advanced Violin tutoring

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Violin Lessons Melbourne

We aim to foster a love for music in each of our students, making music learning fun and engaging for people of all ages. Regardless of whether you're just beginning and playing the violin for fun, or looking to polish up your skills as you move into professional playing, we can provide you with the training and guidance you need to reach your goals.

Our Violin Teachers

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Harry Nguyen
Harry, a classically trained violinist & viola, started at age 6. With 15+ years' experience, he's completing his music education at Melbourne University Conservatory, specializing in performance under Oksana Thompson and Wenhong Luo, from Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and solo violist respectively.

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Having begun his musical journey on the violin at age 6, Harry is a classically trained violinist with more than 15 years of experience and is currently finishing his musical education at the Melbourne University Conservatory of Music, specializing in performance under the tutelage of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra violinist Oksana Thompson and professional solo violist, Wenhong Luo.

Experience

In 2018 as concertmaster of the String Ensemble and Orchestra, Harry graduated St Michael’s Grammar School with the Anne Jones Memorial Prize for Instrumental Music and is currently the recipient of multiple Corinna D’Hage String Scholarships at the University of Melbourne while being a member of the University Symphony Orchestra and multiple Chamber Quartets, playing both Violin and Viola.

Teaching Approach

The end goal for every student is not only the development of technical ability and expression but also to encourage a warm learning environment that fosters a greater love for music and being able to express it through each student’s performance. Whether it be for leisure, or for AMEB exams, each student will reach their desired level of proficiency at their own pace and understand and, most importantly, enjoy what they play.

Professional Musician

Harry has performed orchestral, chamber, and solo work at major concert venues, including Hamer Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre, the NGV, Deakin Edge and Iwaki Auditorium. Experienced in a wide range of repertoire, from 18th-century baroque music, to the romance of Tchaikovsky in the 19th, and through to musical theatre of the present, Harry’s experience in a vast range of musical styles in both solo and collaborative manners has cultivated his love and passion for music as a whole.

Funnelling that passion for music, Harry’s teaching aims to provide an outlet for musical expression supported by a stable technical foundation, facilitated by learning that is informative as it is engaging, making sure each and every student knows what they’re practising and what goals they attain, whether it be technical dexterity, quality of sound, or musical expression.



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Frances Reuben
Frances, completing a music industry diploma, has taught violin privately for 7+ years. With an AMusA diploma and excellent AMEB results, she creates a positive, supportive, and inspiring learning environment. Open communication is key to her approach, fostering great results for students of all abilities.

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Frances is currently completing a music industry diploma and has been teaching violin privately for over seven years. She achieved her AMusA diploma in 2017 and has completed all AMEB exams with excellent results.

Frances has experience teaching students of varying abilities and strives to create a positive learning environment where they feel supported and inspired to play. She believes that great results come from open and honest communication between students, teachers, and parents.



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Vitus Lai
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, ATCL (piano) Vitus, a classical piano and violin teacher, prioritizes structured learning and fundamentals. With LTCL in violin and ATCL in piano, he tailors lessons to students' strengths and weaknesses, appreciating classical pieces and the background of masterpieces. He welcomes beginners to intermediate-level students for interactive lessons.

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Growing up learning both the piano and violin, Vitus is a classical piano and violin teacher at the studio. Prior to his studying at The University of Melbourne (Melbourne Conservatorium of Music), he has obtained LTCL in violin and ATCL in piano in his teens.

Vitus began to teach the violin starting in 2018. He has different levels of students from beginners to advance level players and he knows a great variety of repertoire from 16th-century music to 20th-century music. He believed the purpose of learning instruments isn’t just attending different examinations and competitions, learning different kinds of techniques, but learning the entire stories behind the music and knowing how to express yourself through music.

Vitus puts a heavy emphasis on the structure of his students’ learning progress, as well as the fundamentals. He is currently teaching beginners to intermediate-level students and is looking forward to having you join one of his interactive lessons.



Lessons Tailored to Your Goals

Alla's Music Studio was created with the intent to help people learn to love music the way we do. Everyone learns music differently and wants to achieve different things when it comes to playing the violin. If you have goals in mind, our teachers can tailor lessons to the individual needs of each student, helping them learn music in a way that makes sense for them. We also offer options for both private violin lessons and group lessons, as well as in-person and online sessions.

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Violin Hire and Purchase

If you're just getting started and don't have an instrument, we offer affordable violin hire so you can get started without having to buy an instrument outright at first. Contact us today for more information and for pricing.

Our Violin Teaching Approach: Personalized and Progressive

Our violin lessons at Alla's Music Studio are synonymous with personalization and progress. We understand that each student has unique aspirations and abilities, and our teaching approach reflects this. By focusing on individual strengths and areas for improvement, our lessons pave the way for continuous musical development, ensuring students of all levels experience the joy of advancing in their violin skills.

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Why Choose Alla's Music Studio for Your Violin Journey

Choosing Alla's Music Studio for your violin lessons means embarking on a musical adventure where your passion and potential are our top priorities. Our Melbourne studio stands out for its commitment to excellence, personalized teaching approaches, and a supportive community that encourages musical exploration. We pride ourselves on creating an inspiring environment where every note played contributes to a lifelong love of music.

Why You Should Learn to Play the Violin

  • Improved memory and attention span
  • Better overall mental function and mental health
  • Benefits to sensory development
  • Enhanced social skills
  • Improved ability to express emotions productively
  • Attuned hand coordination and physical dexterity
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Book Violin Lessons in Melbourne

Alla's Music Studio caters to beginners and professionals alike, helping you find your footing with the violin and giving you the guidance you need to improve, no matter where you're at. If you're considering getting violin lessons in Melbourne, talk to a member of our team today.

Alternatively, enquire about a trial lesson online. Our trial lessons require no commitments, allowing you to try violin lessons easily.

Stay Tuned: Upcoming Events and Student Performances

Stay connected with Alla's Music Studio to keep informed about our exciting upcoming events and student performances. Our vibrant community offers numerous opportunities to showcase your growing violin talents, from recitals to concerts, providing a platform to celebrate your progress and share your music with friends, family, and fellow music lovers.

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Private Music Lessons

We offer individual music lessons of 30, 45 or 60 mins for Piano, Violin, Guitar, Voice and other musical instruments

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Student Concerts

We run student concerts in Melbourne's Kingston Town Hall

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Qualified and Experienced Music Teachers

Alla's Music Studio is filled with friendly and talented teachers who share their love for music with students
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See what our clients saying about our music lessons

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12:58 03 Apr 24
have been learning piano with Michael for three years at Alla studio. i have now achieved a grade 6 in my second year which i have never dreamed of as an adult learner.. throughout my three years experience, the teachers are all very qualified and passionate at their jobs. the studio accormodatesto our needs and timetable requirement
John Nikolaou
John Nikolaou
03:30 15 Dec 23
Ned is an amazing guitar teacher to our two boys, who knows how to motivate and challenge his students. He has a lot of experience and knowledge in different genres and techniques. Alla’s Music Studio is a wonderful place to learn music, with a friendly and supportive environment, reasonable prices, and a convenient location. I highly recommend them!
Kanni MS
Kanni MS
02:04 23 Oct 23
Great music school with excellent teachers. My son enjoys his piano lessons here with Samuel, a kind and talented pianist. Thanks Samuel! Alex inspires to be like you!
Karen Utomo
Karen Utomo
07:26 19 Jul 23
The studio is very comfortable for students. And Teachers are very knowledgeable and very considerate in setting achievable goals. We could see progress and development in our son’s piano skills.The teacher we had is Gabe and some subtitute teachers such as Samuel, Alex, Adele.Note to the admin who always give reminders and care for the student’s timetable, and making sure we are happy and taken care of.
Simon Zandberg
Simon Zandberg
00:51 28 Apr 23
Although mostly servicing school-age music students, Alla's Music Studio caters for all ages and is a really well-operated music school.Jack McNamara has been giving me trumpet lessons there since mid December 2022 and I could not expect to have a better teacher.Jack is incredibly passionate not just about playing trumpet, but in imparting his knowledge and experience to others.Jack is beyond his years in maturity and ability to connect with his students.For over four months so far, he has kept me engaged and excited in learning this most difficult of instruments.The more I improve, the more he feeds my hunger for greater challenges with clever tips, tricks and things to practice between lessons.
Ping Yang
Ping Yang
04:42 22 Feb 23
Alla and her team are amazing. My little one and myself have both enjoyed the piano lessons with the teacher, Agnes, not only because she focuses on the accuracy of the notes, but the theories by showing and asking my little one to write the notes. This is something, I know, my little girl will benefit forever. Agnes is a super star, with clear instructions and encouraging tones. Thank you. Also thank you to Rita - the best assistant you can ever find in Australia!
sushma tata
sushma tata
00:15 17 Feb 23
Alla’s music team is very welcoming & professional. This music studio has a very friendly atmosphere & Liam is very patient with my son. He is very skilled and focused on my son’s learning. I see my son growing in confidence in his guitar skills. Liam understands my child’s interests & not only teaches him how to play guitar with good technique, but he also encourages my child to enjoy it! Liam also emails recordings for practice. Highly recommend Liam for guitar learning.
Michael
Michael
03:55 24 Dec 22
Alla and her team have always been great at running the studio and music lessons!The teachers are top-notch and the atmosphere and presentation in the studio is always relaxed and welcoming.Margarita the receptionist is always on-point and keeps on top of things whilst Alex the IT assistant keeps tabs on the website side of things, ensuring things operate smoothly behind the scenes.Would recommend everyone in the area who has kids interested in learning to play instruments to contact this school as they're the best around!
Liyan Du
Liyan Du
11:44 17 Dec 22
Highly recommend Alla’s music studio! Alla and Rita and amazing, very professional and super friendly. Piano teacher Samuel is an awesome teacher, he is extremely good with teaching young children with his kindness, patience and great sense of humor. My 5-year-old loves coming every week.
Michael Weisman
Michael Weisman
08:51 14 Dec 22
Alla and staff are incredibly nice to deal with and very prompt when I have to reschedule or cancel my daughter’s piano lesson, which has happened a few times during 2022. Another good thing about the studio is that lessons continue throughout the school term breaks, unlike most other extracurricular activities. My daughter has progressed so much in the short time she’s been learning piano at the studio. It’s a testament to the expertise and professionalism of Alla and staff members. Highly recommend sending your kids to this studio!
Shai Lavi
Shai Lavi
05:17 09 Dec 22
The teachers here are incredibly patient. My 7 year old loves coming every week!
Dr Anushi rajapaksa
Dr Anushi rajapaksa
23:48 08 Dec 22
Highly recommend Alla's studio for music lessons for kids! We have been attending for a year and are so impressed with the student's achievements and teachers' dedication. Their bi-yearly concert is a culmination of this and tastement to their outstanding performance!
Odille Barry
Odille Barry
05:54 08 Dec 22
Samuel is very a talented artist and knows how to convey his passion to his students. My daughter progressed a lot and loves to play and put up her own show. Alla and Rita are very welcoming as well. Thank you for the beautiful concert and all the students played amazingly.
Amanda Peterson
Amanda Peterson
06:19 06 Dec 22
Wonderful music school. My daughter enjoys attending her lessons and has progressed so much since we started. Alla is great with her and so patient. Will definitely be continuing in 2023!
JD
JD
11:27 11 Oct 22
Love this school. Great teachers, and the owners are amazing. Thank you for the chats before my lesson Rita… Harry is an incredible violinist, and an awesome teacher. Alla, keep doing what you’re doing I wish you all the success!
Alex V
Alex V
04:10 14 Sep 22
My children started music lessons with Alla’s Music Studio at the beginning of 2022. All my children enjoy their music lessons and love their teachers. The teachers are very professional and friendly. The admin team is always helpful with rescheduling or arranging all make up lessons if my children are sick. The director Alla is very friendly and constantly updates me on my children's progress and is always there to help if there are any issuesOverall - great service and awesome team!!!
My son has been attending guitar lessons at Alla's for over an year by now. Great teachers and wonderful staff.Thank you Zach and Andy for guiding my son through the beginner and intermediate levels.
Joanne Chuang
Joanne Chuang
23:57 05 Sep 21
My kids are learning the flute and cello at Alla. Lovely teachers. Alla and the receptionist are absolutely wonderful. Excellent follow up and class reminders and ever so prompt to answer my questions. Thank you!!
Jeanne
Jeanne
08:15 15 May 21
Alla and her team are amazing. The service and communication are always efficient, considerate, and more importantly, super friendly and warm. Highly recommend Alla Studio to all!!
Vivian
Vivian
09:45 29 Apr 21
Highly recommend Alla’s music studio for kids learning instrument, always feel welcome and professional to deal with. The violin teacher Alexandra is fantastic, patient and very talented. My kid is very excited to come every week to learn the violin.
Anshul Bhargava
Anshul Bhargava
08:13 25 Apr 21
Alla is very talented and experienced teacher. We saw our son’s inclination towards music and were able to expose him to music at Alla’s.She guided us on how to setup a routine for him and get the best out of him.
jo FOGGO
jo FOGGO
03:12 13 Apr 19
Very professional. Great communication between Alla, teachers and parents. Very happy we have found a music school where you know your children will learn from the best.
Tim Deller
Tim Deller
05:51 30 Oct 18
Wonderful teachers and welcoming school for all age groups and skill levels.
Warren Everitt
Warren Everitt
07:23 25 Oct 18
Have been taking my son to Alla's for piano lessons over the last 2 years. He has really progressed. Our teacher is extremely experienced and super friendly. Boris who manages everything out front is really helpful and extremely nice on all occasions. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for lessons for their kids.
Andrew Dobrowolski
Andrew Dobrowolski
07:23 27 Sep 18
Fantastic music school, the kids love having a concert at the end of each year to look forward to!
Denis Frolow
Denis Frolow
10:36 10 Jan 18
Very good music studio for kids and adults. Works 6 days a week. Experienced teachers and kind and friendly staff.
Oliver Menhennitt
Oliver Menhennitt
02:04 30 Nov 16
Amazing! The staff were fantastic, they held an amazing concert at the end of the year. Definitely recommend.
Rawin Takshak
Rawin Takshak
04:21 10 Apr 16
Plenty of options, highly experienced staff, conveniently located and run by someone who live and breathe music.
Sally Smith
Sally Smith
02:50 08 Jun 12
One of the parents asked me to wright a review about Alla’s Music Sudio, so here it is. I have 3 kids who are all into music. My daughter, the oldest, plays violin both the traditional and Suzuki method. My oldest son plays acoustic piano, keyboard and every other musical instrument which has keys on it, and my little son plays drums. Many years ago when my kids were just starting to take music lessons, finding a good music teacher for each instrument was not easy, and then driving the kids to different places for their music lessons was like having a full-time job. Fortunately, this has changed after we found Alla’s Music Studio. The studio provides musical education for all ages, all instruments and all methods. The teachers are all experienced musicians. I was able to book music lessons for my kids so that they all have it on the same day at the similar time. I leave my kids at the music school and then pick them up after the lesson; I have more free time now to do whatever I need. The school is in the short driving distance from Ormond, where we currently live. I’ve met some parents who are based in Balaclava, Malvern and Caulfield, and a happy to drive the kids which is still only 15 mins drive from where they are. If you are living in one of the below suburbs and looking for a music teacher for private or group lessons, I think that Alla’s music school would be one stop for all your child’s music education. Brighton, Highett, Murrumbeena, Clayton, Cheltenham, Hughesdale and Oakleigh. They also have a website with the pricing info, holiday program, etc..
Tanya Fel
Tanya Fel
04:48 10 Apr 12
Alla’s Music Studio was recommended to me by a friend. I was looking for a good and affordable piano teacher in Bentleigh, and when I met Alla I felt confident that my son will receive the music education on the professional level. We have been attending Alla’s Music Studio for about 4 months now and my son’s piano skills have certainly improved. I would recommend this service to any parent who is currently looking for a professional music school around Bentleigh area in Melbourne
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Violin Lessons FAQ

Can I teach myself violin?

You may learn the violin like any other instrument. A method book, YouTube lessons, WikiHow and Stack Exchange articles, and more can be found online or in libraries.

How long will it take to learn the violin?

As with any other job, playing the violin professionally requires years of dedication and practice. Can you give me a ballpark estimate of how long it will take to learn the violin? To be honest, that decision rests squarely in your lap. You may accomplish much in the next three to five years if you stick to a regular and consistent training regimen.

What is the best age to learn violin?

5-7

Between the ages of 5 and 7, if your kid is motivated and can pay attention, that is when they should start learning to play the violin. But if your kid is a little younger or older, that shouldn't stop you. You can obtain a referral from a music store or a teacher.

Do violin strings expire?

Strings on violins do eventually wear out, unfortunately. So, it's probably not true that someone once found an old violin in a drawer and it played brilliantly the same second it was picked up. When it comes to keeping a violin in tip-top shape for playing, routine maintenance, such as string replacement, is essential.

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