We Fit Music Into Your Life

NYC Violin Lessons

Welcome to City Strings & Piano! I'm Dominic, and I lead our amazing team of teachers in New York City. They are all active musicians in New York and have degrees from the city's renowned music institutions. Teaching is an important part of their work, and they love sharing their talents with students of all ages.

Lessons in your home are ideal for the busy New York family, and we love making lessons convenient for you so that you can fit music into your life! Our friendly and fun teachers use Suzuki and traditional methods for lessons with beginners, kids or adults. Our teachers can come to you throughout Manhattan and to many parts of Brooklyn and Queens. Send us a message and we'll connect you with a great teacher who works for your schedule.

We also offer the option of bringing all the materials you need right to your home, including violin rentals. We will discuss your needs when you contact us and you can decide what is right for you.

Our New York City studio hosts semi-annual recitals with professional piano accompaniment in a convenient Midtown location. Recitals are a great time for students to share their progress with friends, family and each other!

When you sign up for lessons with City Strings & Piano, we find a time that consistently works for you and your teacher. Having a dependable lesson time greatly increases your child's success in their music lessons. We suggest the same for practice time. Our fastest progressing students tend to practice for smaller amounts of time, but nearly every day, and often at about the same time each day.

We pride ourselves on offering the personal touch that all the best music lessons have. You can contact your teacher directly at any time, and we encourage you to do so, especially if there is a questions about practice! Dominic is also always available to discuss your progress and loves to hear about how all our students are doing.

Scroll down to read about news from our New York studio, meet our amazing team of teachers, contact us or sign up!

How Does It Work?

  • Give us a call, email or fill out our form, and we'll match you with a teacher that works for you. You can start or stop at any time, and you can schedule a trial lesson.

Who Will Be My Teacher?

  • We work with you to find a teacher that meets your needs, level and learning style. Our teachers are committed to crafting a unique learning plan for each of their students.

What Ages and Levels Do You Teach?

  • We have teachers who work with students as young as 3 years old through adults. Contact us and we will find the teacher who is right for you.

Do You Offer Suzuki Lessons?

  • Yes, in most cases we can offer a qualified Suzuki teacher to come to your home.
Our teacher is patient, gentle and very encouraging! A nice bonus is that we are able to rent a violin from them, instead of having to invest in one that she may outgrow in the future
— M. I., Yelp

Violin & Viola Teachers

Meet our amazing group of violin and viola teachers, below. They are all experienced, friendly and fun teachers and performers available for great violin lessons in your home! Many are experienced Suzuki teachers as well, so be sure to ask about that when you contact us if you are interested in Suzuki lessons.


Piano Teachers

Our experienced piano teachers love teaching lessons in the home so that they can get familiar with you or your child's practice environment and with the piano you have at home. Students can start as young as 3 years old in Suzuki or traditional methods.


Cello Teachers

Cello lessons in your home in New York City makes perfect sense for any busy family. That way you or your child don't have to carry the cello on the street or the train! Our teachers are happy to come to you and share their talents. Suzuki cello is available for students as young as 3 years old. What's cuter than a tiny cello?!


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Before you sign up below, contact Dominic at (646) 580-9099, nyc@citystrings.com, or by using the Contact Us form on this page. He will connect you with a teacher that works for you and schedule violin, viola, cello or piano lessons in your home. You can find price information in the drop down menu below, which reflects the cost of monthly tuition for weekly lessons in your home, excluding group classes or instrument rental.

When you're ready to start, choose your lesson length from the drop down menu below. Our office will automatically adjust charges or prorate as necessary. Please be sure to go over the City Strings & Piano Studio Policies.


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Monthly tuition includes weekly lessons, 44 per year. Group class, materials and instrument rental will be added to tuition at your request. You can start or stop lessons at any time. Be sure to read the studio policies and let us know if you have any questions!


(646) 580-9099 | 101 West End Ave | New York, NY 10023