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Violin Lessons in Grand Rapids Michigan

(Ages 5 & Up)


String Lessons at the Academy of Music offer the ultimate opportunity to explore or learn to play the violin, viola, cello, or string bass. Lessons are designed to teach students the fundamentals of technique, ear training, and more, using a variety of musical styles to enhance the learning experience.   Whether you are looking for a traditional musical experience, fiddle, country, or even rock-influenced lessons, our instructors are ready to provide the best instruction available.

Online Violin Lessons in Grand Rapids


What’s The #1 Reason to Study The Violin, Viola, and Cello At The Academy?

Our guitar instructors are warm and friendly and get to know each student and parent on a personal level. We work with you to craft a lesson plan that fits your individual needs and the student’s favorite type of music. Whether you’re playing in local bands, a seven-year-old taking their first lesson, or a fifty-year-old returning to the guitar after many years, we’ll set goals to achieve your musical aspirations.

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What Styles of Violin, Viola, Cello Do You Teach?

Our String Lessons in Grand Rapids teach all styles, from rock, fiddle, classical bass – on electric and acoustic basses.

How Qualified Are Your String Instructors?

Our Viola, Cello, and Violin Instructors are highly qualified with educational degrees from prestigious institutions.  Some of our instructors have additionally completed performance tours of the US and have over 20 years of professional performance and teaching experience.  In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly, and strive to get to know each student and their parent on a personal level.

What Will I Learn From Cello, Viola, or Violin Lessons at The Academy?

Beginner students can expect to work on chords, simple songs, and melodies, sight-reading and theory. Our instructors balance musicianship and fun by making sure that each lesson presents a new technical challenge or theory concept, and ends with something fun, such as your favorite riff or song. We use a variety of method books.

Do I Need to Purchase a Violin, Viola, or Cello to Learn the Instrument?

Yes, to practice at home, you will need to have an instrument available.  However, you do not need to purchase an instrument as there are many options available for renting these types of instruments.

Is There a Good Viola, Cello, and Violin Instructor Near Me?

We are conveniently located on 28th Street only 1 mile East from I-96 in the Cascade area (Get Directions).  We currently serve students from all over the Greater Grand Rapids area.  As we continue to grow, we are planning a 2nd location in the Jenison area.  Follow our blog for more details.

We also offer Online String Lessons to further accommodate our students.

How Much Do Lessons Cost?

Your cost is $30 / 30 minutes.  We are very proud to bring you this quality of instruction at this low price.  Lessons are available seven days a week, and scheduled once a week at the same time every week

For Cello, Viola, and Violin Lessons in Grand Rapids

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$30.00 / 30 minutes

Lessons are available seven days a week and scheduled once a week.
A one-time registration fee is $30.

Lesson & Office Hours

Mon – Thurs.                             9 am – 9 pm

Fridays                                       11 am – 7 pm

Saturdays                                   9 am – 5 pm

Sundays                                      1 am – 6 pm

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The Academy of Music in Grand Rapids serving musicians in the local area including:

Grand Rapids | Cascade | Forest Hills | Caledonia | Byron Center and more


Lessons are first come, first served, so contact us today to arrange your first lesson

Sign up is easy and parent-friendly, with helpful staff at the front desk seven days a week to serve you. Because we only offer lessons on a month-to-month basis, there are no large upfront payments, no complicated contracts, no annual material or performance fees, and no semester minimums.

Lessons are first come, first serve, so contact us today to arrange your first lesson!
$30 / 30 minutes
Lessons are available seven days a week, and scheduled once a week.
A one-time registration fee is $30 (due only at time of registration).