A student playing the violin.

Our violin instructors will teach all styles of music, from learning to play by ear to reading music. If you want to play classical music or the fiddle, we have a teacher for you. Students can be as young as 5 years old, or younger with the teacher's approval. Our students love learning the fundamentals, as well as incorporating your favorite songs into their lessons. Our violin teachers have friendly personalities and love working with children and teens and adults!

Your child will change instrument size as they grow. Our teachers will help you choose the right size violin for you!

You can expect to spend $25 per month on an instrument rental and most places will allow you to "rent to own."​


$46 / 30 minutes

Registration fee of $50 per student.
Includes welcome package: Free Lesson Book and Nutley School of Music Tote bag with Bonus gifts.
Monthly membership payment on autopay for your convenience.

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What will I learn in violin lessons?

Our teachers understand that every student is an individual, with personal musical needs and goals. We make it a priority to tailor how we teach and what we teach to your individual needs.

If you enroll for violin lessons, your teacher will ask you about your favorite type of music, and set goals to help accomplish whatever musical aspirations you have for yourself or your child. Together, you will develop a plan to achieve your goals! We love beginners, so even if you don't know where to begin, we can help!

What styles of music can I learn?

We teach all styles from rock, pop, jazz, country, worship, blues, classical, and the fiddle. We combine the important fundamentals with the music YOU want to play. With over 30 teachers at Nutley School of Music, you are sure to find the best match for YOU.

How long does it take to learn to play violin?

There is no set answer of how long it takes to learn to play. With regular practice a basic level of playing can be accomplished in a few months. Most of our students take lessons on a long term basis because they want to be constantly improving and they find the lessons enjoyable.

Are your violin instructors qualified?

Our violin instructors are highly qualified, have teaching experience, and most importantly, have a passion for teaching. Being a musician doesn't automatically make you a teacher--that's why we search for those who are best qualified for mentoring our music students!
We search the entire area for the top teachers, who embody the high values at Nutley School of Music. Most importantly, our instructors strive to relate their teaching to each individual student's learning style. Many of our instructors have gone on performance tours of the USA and Europe and have 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. We search high and low for the BEST teachers, so you don't have to!

I don't have any musical background or ability. Can I still help my child practice?

Yes. Even if you don't have a musical background you can ask the teacher for advice on how to help your child practice. By simply monitoring that they are doing exercises a certain number of times per day the student will progress. Parents will occasionally sit in on their child's music lesson to get an idea of the proper way a song should sound or how the student should be positioning their hands.