Private Violin Instructor
Cell – 415-694-3201
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About Dan:

Dan Hooper is a freelance violist who is currently starting his second season with the Pasadena Community Orchestra. Dan has also performed with the San Francisco Children's Opera, San Francisco Community Opera and the City College Symphony Orchestra.

Prior to playing with the aforementioned, Dan studied Music Education at University of the Pacific and was a member of the University Symphony, studying with Professor Warren van Bronkhorst. He is currently studying with UCLA graduate, Jamileth Fernandez.

History and Experience:

While attending Baldwin Park High School, Dan studied with Wendy Klemm, was the concertmaster of the Baldwin Park Combined High School Orchestra (two years) and a member of same for five years, having been accepted initially as a Junior High School student. Dan has been involved in a myriad of positions involving music over the years which enables him to bring a very well-rounded and balanced approach to his teaching style and technique. He continues to be actively involved in this area outside of the studio, keeping him open and fresh to new techniques to share with his students. In addition to teaching at Bella Music Studios, Dan is actively employed at the Los Angeles Violin Shop where they specialize in the sales, rentals, repairs, trade-ins, etc.


Dan is available on Sundays and Mondays and during the weekday evenings after 6 p.m. He is not available on Wednesdays due to his commitment with the Pasadena Community Orchestra. Please call the studio at: 626-339-1300 to schedule an introductory lesson or email Dan directly at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Lessons are $27.00 per half hour and payable by the first week of each month for the entire month.

We feel very fortunate to have such a rare talent at Bella Music Studios. We look forward to hearing from you soon to schedule your lessons with Dan Hooper.

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