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Popular Music Teachers Near Fontana

Alex L.

Fontana, CA
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Christopher M.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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Kan W.

Rancho Cucamonga, CA
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Alex L. Fontana, CA

About Alex

Trained and educated (MM) in Russia and USA, over 20 years experience in teaching. Individual approach to the course development based on student personality, goals, skills.

Major instruments are piano, classical guitar, accordion.
Student must have own instrument and desire to learn!

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I believe many of my students enjoy my class and are able to achieve a higher skill level because I make it a point to personally motivate them. I give them personalized goals to reach and/or tailored practice techniques.Based on response, I may offer words of encouragement or tips such as how to ease sore muscles or an alternative way to execute a technique they are finding extra difficult.

I make it a point to not just teach music grammar and/or fundamentals of ...

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Celine V. June 1, 2014
Classical Guitar · In home
Best classical guitar teacher ever! Alex is a very easy-going, super friendly and straightforward teacher. He has an amazing ability to make complicated guitar techniques into very easy tasks. I surprised how much I learned just from his first lesson and how much I improved in a week. I would recommend any student regardless your age and level to study with him. You will get your money worth.
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Dede R. March 6, 2014
Verified Student
2nd Lesson

Alex is wonderful…he has such a feeling for music and being sure his pupils learn properly…one important thing that impressed me…he asked me a very good question, "do you want to learn easily or do you want to struggle learning?"…I have long nails and he explained when hitting the keys, it is very difficult to hold the wrist and hit the key properly….so I have filed my nails down…LOL….because I want to learn piano easily and most importantly learn the proper etiquette when playing.. He is a great teacher..and he teaches with passion...
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Dede R. December 10, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Love of Music

Had my first lesson with Alex and it was great. He started out showing me what the different symbols mean and the notes. I am so glad he is teaching me how to read music, its very important. Its all very basic now but feel with knowledge of the basics it will help me understand future lessons easily…..looking forward to my next lesson…..in the meantime, drawing the Cleff, Notes and Staffs to be sure I understand, per his instructions…Love it!
Christopher M. Rancho Cucamonga, CA

About Christopher

My name is Chris and I am a professional guitar player. I have been teaching sense 2008 now and sharing the joy of music with others has become a passion of mine.
I started playing the piano at the age of five, the trumpet at nine and the guitar at thirteen. Over the years I have also learned to play the drums, bass, harmonica as well as how to sing. I studied at L.A. Music Academy as well as Musicians Institute. I am currently in two bands and putting together a third. I do session work for other artists and have played the National Anthem for a profession football team.

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When taking lessons from me there are many things my students can expect. First and most importantly it will be fun! Music is supposed to be fun and expressive so why make it boring and ...

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Tim P. July 1, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
A wonderful experience, Chris is great. He keeps the lessons fun and exciting, knows how to connect to you. Enjoying every moment!
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Truman March 4, 2014
Guitar
Verified Student
Christopher

Christopher is awesome. You can tell Chris is passionate about the guitar. This all comes out during his lessons. He keeps the lessons fun and exciting. If your in for a wonderful experience, I would choose this guy. AWSOME, AWSOME and AWSOME. pretty much sums it up.
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scottc May 26, 2012
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If your looking to be ther best musician you can be, then I highly recommend this instructor!!! Christopher will cover everything from the basics and beyond and make sure you understand it as well.What are you waiting for?
Kan W. Rancho Cucamonga, CA

About Kan

€œThe concertmaster, Kan, handled her difficult solos with disarming ease.€ -Mark Swed
Music Critic
October 23, 2008 LA Times

Acclaimed by the LA Times as a soloist Kan has been a concertmaster in various orchestras, as Shanghai Youth Symphony Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra and MJD International Symphony Orchestra, she has collaborated with numerous renowned musicians, including Seiji Ozawa, Mstislav L. Rostropovich, Lang Lang, Yundi Li, and Josep Carreras among others. Kan earned Bachelorƒ¢‚€‚™s Degree from Shanghai ...

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Jayne B. October 13, 2014
Violin · In studio
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I am getting a late start in music and I thought I would like to learn the violin, until I realized my passion is actually for drums and that it probably wouldn't be a good idea to try to do both. So I only took violin lessons twice. But I have to say that I was very excited about what I was learning from Kan. She is an excellent teacher and she makes learning the violin fun. She is also very insightful and understanding of new students' limitations. I would recommend her to anyone desiring to learn the violin.
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Flordeliza P. September 30, 2014
Piano · In studio
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Kan is definitely one of the best teacher I've ever had! Aside from the fact that she's already a naturally talented teacher, she's also extremely patient and determined for her students' to learn. She makes sure that her students understand the materials that they're covering for the day, and she explains everything thoroughly and carefully as much as she can. I didn't have any musical background when we started about 4 months ago but I'm now learning in a surprisingly accelerated rate all because of her teaching techniques: Daily finger practice, sight reading, and repetition of difficult parts.
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Mingjia Y. September 10, 2014
Violin · In home
Best Violin Teacher Ever!

I'm currently having violin classes with Kan for half a year right now, and so far I think she is the best violin teacher I have ever met. With a variety of effective teaching techniques, Kan can always help me to improve my violin skills in many ways. She teaches me a lot of advanced finger exercises which is really helpful and efficient. Another amazing thing of her is that she can ALWAYS notice what your problem is and tell you right away so that you will no longer make that mistake any more. As an adult learner, She is SUPER patient with me and pays a lot of attention to my questions. Otherwise, she is a professional violinist and so knowledgeable and helpful as a great teacher. I'm so happy to have a class with her every week and will definitely recommend her to my friends who wants learn violin!

Mara M.

Loma Linda, CA
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Sean B.

San Bernardino, CA
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Christian D.

Riverside, CA
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Mara M. Loma Linda, CA

About mara

SAG-Aftra and Actor's Equity Union Member
B.A. Linguistics, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
M.A. English Literature, Cal Poly Pomona
Family: Mother, film actress Father, New York Drama Coach
Trained in the Original Stanislavsky Method
Trained in Acting for Films
Professional Working Actress and Teacher
Trained in TV Commercials
Graduate LA Civic Light Opera Workshop
Graduate Barbizon School of Modeling
Trained Musical Comedy Singer
Published Author
Private lessons given at my company, "Bronsen School of Acting" Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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TV Commercial Lessons
Motion Picture Film Acting
Acting for Stage and Musicals
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Hito S. February 20, 2014
Acting
Verified Student
Excellent Acting Coach, Teacher, Trainer

I have had a great experience as a student of Mara Madison. She has a lot of industry knowledge and industry experience helping me cut through what's most important when it comes to acting for film, stage, and commercials. I feel really fortunate to be working with her and her husband Marvin.

Mara is a great teacher and coach, very encouraging, and professional. She's always prepared with lesson plans, acting activities, and handouts all customized to my level and progress in her course.

Mara is not teaching me theories, but real world experience honed from years of practicing her craft and through knowledge passed on from her parents who were entrenched in film and theater and tops in their respective industry.

Mara has helped me increase my confidence in front of audiences, become more entertaining, reduce my inhibition and shyness. You will be happy if get a chance to work with Mara. I am so glad to be learning from her.
Sean B. San Bernardino, CA

About Sean

Hello!

My name is Sean B. I teach all styles of guitar. I mainly focus on the general basics of the guitar while exploring different styles that utilize those techniques. Each lesson is tailored to each student's level and needs.

I have an Associates of Arts in Music from Mt. San Jacinto Community College and I'm currently in the process of obtaining my Bachelors of Arts in Music Performance with an emphasis in classical guitar from Cal State San Bernardino.

I look forward in meeting you,
Sean

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Robert D. July 2, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Sean is always on time for the lessons and is very polite. He is very knowledgeable about playing guitar and guides you through the lessons.
Christian D. Riverside, CA

About Christian

I have over a decade of experience in music. I have toured in bands and graduated from the musicians institute with a degree in music. I also have many many years of experience in martial arts and i am currently a 2nd degree black belt. I have competed in numerous martial arts tournaments around the United States. I am also educated in sports such as soccer, football, and hockey and can teach the many fundamentals and rules of each sport.

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