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Popular Music Teachers Near Orange

David C.

Orange, CA
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Jean D.

Anaheim, CA
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Jacqueline G.

Orange, CA
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David C. Orange, CA

About David

Born into a musical family, I found a violin in my hands at age 4. Music is my true passion, and yet it is nothing unless I can share my craft with others. I am offering private violin lessons in the city of Orange. Whether you are seeking a music career or simply want to experience the benefits of what music can provide - which there are many - I am here to assist in your musical journey. All ages are welcome as well as all experience levels. With a commitment to learn, and discipline to practice, one can expect to develop a general fluency of the instrument within 3 to 6 months. The fundamental elements required to succeed on the violin are transferable and beneficial to all endeavors and pursuits.

I have a formal education in violin performance and am actively participating in ...

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Lisa B. December 5, 2013
Violin
David Chavez is a phenomenal violinist and it is a priviledge to study with him.

Experience, education and extraordinary talent combined with the ability to develop proper technique, extensive knowledge of repertoire, and strength as a communicator make David Chavez one of the best violin teachers in Southern California.
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Dwight M. December 4, 2013
Violin
Brilliant Violinist

In our lessons, David consistently demonstrated exemplary understanding of complex music theory, but was also able to impart his deep professional knowledge in a manner accessible to a neophyte such as myself. And further to his credit, he has the patience of a saint when it came to actually implementing difficult theoretical ideas.

David was exacting in his attention to the details of our practice sessions, and was also able to offer techniques to ameliorate my lack of dexterity. He noted that my physiology was likely a culprit and helped me find workable solutions to the problems.

Overall, David was dedicated, always punctual, a real pleasure to work with, and I could not recommend him highly enough to others.
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Max Z. November 18, 2013
Violin
Outstanding

David is an excellent teacher. I have worked with him for several years; he also worked with some of my own students. He is talented, reliable and very knowledgeable. He is also patient, likable and will make any student feel comfortable. I give him my highest recommendation.

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Jean D. Anaheim, CA

About Jean

If you or your child is interested in taking piano/keyboard, guitar, voice lessons, or if your child is in need of academic tutoring, I would really like to be your instructor! You have the option of my traveling to your home, or you are welcome to my home studio, conveniently located in Anaheim.

To tell you a little about myself, I was raised in a musical family introduced to music at a very young age. I took piano, organ, guitar, glockenspiel, and voice lessons for many years, and participated in music recitals.

I enjoyed singing, and with my music theory background, participated in vocal/piano recitals, involved myself in every school musical, joined every choir, participated in out-of-state voice sight reading competitions, and ultimately joined the New York All State Choir. ...

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Michelle V. December 2, 2013
Guitar
Very professional and great teaching skills

I would like to thank you sooo much for your time and effort in teaching my daughter guitar lessons these past few months Jean! Your skills and ability soars above my expectations. I am honor to have met you and have you in my home, you are always welcome there even if my daughter did not have a lesson that day. I am grateful that I made the choice and choose you to teach such a great musical instrument. You make it fun for her and I believe that is an important part of learning is to have fun and enjoy. Youre the best and I wish I can spread MORE of your talent!
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Michelle V. November 24, 2013
Guitar
Verified Student
I really think Jean is a great and fun teacher.

I am extremely glad Jean is my guitar instructor because she helps me understand and learn music very fast. She makes it fun and understanding for me. Jean is also friendly and encouraging. She makes me feel comfortable playing around her because she does not judge me and gives me feedback to help fix my mistakes. I enjoy every session with her because Jean is a great person.
Jacqueline G. Orange, CA

About Jacqueline

I grew up in a home filled with music and art. I started playing when I was 7, and in 3rd grade joined my first choir. My parents were talented artists and musicians. Our home was filled with music. My father, an architect and builder, played classical guitar and entertained us after dinner and on the weekends. My brothers and sister picked up various instruments and eventually we made music together. I often was asked to accompany the choirs I sang with from 8th grade thru college. I also played the flute in the band and orchestra from 8th - 12th grades. I started teaching when I was 18 and continued lessons and performing in theatre and choirs.
Now my children are becoming talented musicians; one at the guitar, the other on piano. I often gather my students for fun and relaxed ...

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Hilda P. September 20, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Jacqueline is a very knowledgeable and patient person. Because of her knowledge and patient, I was able to learn to play the piano. As far as playing the piano is concern, I still have a long ways to go, but with Jacqueline beside me, I know I can make it.

Xiaole L.

Irvine, CA
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Tanner D.

Anaheim, CA
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Max G.

Santa Ana, CA
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Xiaole L. Irvine, CA

About Xiaole

Xiaole, (Shirley) an active pianist, music teacher, and composer, is a member of MTAC-Music Teachers Association California. A member of Pi Kappa Lambda Honor Society, she holds a PhD in Music with many awards for academic excellence from the University of Hawaii. She has more than 30 years teaching experience and has taught piano, music theory and history from beginner to advanced levels.

She studied at Shanghai Conservatory of Music and at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, where she polished her artistic spectrum in piano, musicology, and composition. Her teaching uses various sources, including Western classical repertoire, folk, popular music, world music, and Chinese music. She performed piano solo and chamber music in China when she was a pianist in Liaoning ...

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Kathryn S. October 27, 2014
Piano · In studio
Ms. Shirley is fantastic. She is very understanding and a combinations. My son LOVES going to his piano lesson every week. She requires he work hard and pay attention. She really works hard to find good things he does and really reinforces the positive. She is always accommodating to schedule changes as well. We love having her as a teacher.
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Joyce L. October 11, 2014
Piano · In studio
I have taken lessons with Xiaole for over 5 years now. She helps me to plan long term goals and to strive to play the best I can in performances and competitions. Also, she stresses forming good habits for studying for theory and practicing at home. One thing to note is that she is pretty strict. Overall, I would recommend Xiaole to anyone looking for a productive teacher.
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Rebecca N. July 23, 2014
Piano · In studio
I am a retired education professional returning to piano having had some lessons in childhood and, briefly, about 25 years ago. In some ways I am a beginner, but I also had some skills - reading the treble clef, knowing the names of the keys, and singing ability, as well as the smattering of earlier lessons. Shirley is amazing! She takes a very personalized approach which reflects my interests and abilities but also sound principles for teaching piano. I was quite nervous about starting to study piano at my age but she has managed to both challenge me and encourage me. She was quick to realize that my love of singing and vocal skills could be applied to learning piano and moving from technique to musicality and helps me do that. After 4 months of lessons I am determined to succeed and starting to believe that I can - thanks to Shirley!
Tanner D. Anaheim, CA

About Tanner

I am a proficient classical guitarist. I am excellent at teaching new and beginning players fundamentals and technique for all styles of play, as well as more advanced classical technique up to intermediate players. I can also teach guitar musicianship and music reading to players of all levels.

As a Geosciences/Physics double-major, I am familiar with and able to teach mathematics from a basic arithmetic level up to a pre-calculus level. I can also teach conceptual physics and geology/earth sciences concepts.

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MR.BANSI P. July 18, 2014
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Mr Tanner is an excellent teacher. Yesterday He just gave one hint to keep thumb at the right place on guitar. Today when I practiced I found lot easy to keep my fingers exactly perpendicular on strings. While teaching he is so much involved and teaching with all the interest.
Max G. Santa Ana, CA

About Max

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Drums - Spanish - Swimming

I'm Max, a 27-year-old business professional with a love for learning and teaching. Right now I'm saving my way up to opening a music venue; this is my dream!

I'm from the Costa Mesa/Newport Beach area, and I have my own rehearsal studio in Santa Ana for music instruction.

For Spanish lessons, I'm happy to meet at local cafes, libraries or drive to the home. I have had extensive study in high school, college and in both Spain and Mexico, so I'm adequately prepared to tutor in this field.

Swimming lessons can only be accommodated at the pool of the client. I was a lifeguard for the City of Costa Mesa during college and played water polo for Newport Harbor High School.

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Travis S. October 26, 2014
Drum · In studio
Max is one of the kindest people you will ever meet. This translates directly into his ability to teach music. Music is a very difficult thing to teach, as it is very frustrating for a new musician to get the hang of an instrument. I'm sure it can be just as frustrating for the teacher, but you would never even get the slightest hint of that from Max. His patience with me, as well as his amazing knowledge of the drums and music, made for an experience that was very conducive to learning quickly.

He has very interesting and effective ways of getting one to pick up what he is trying to get across. If it's not clicking, he keeps trying to explain it a different way. He breaks down the basics, and shows you how to build on them one by one.

I have had brief stints with quite a few music teachers, and I can say without a doubt that Max is the most proficient in the art of teaching, and making you feel like there is a light at the end of the tunnel. You may never reach it, but apparently that's what makes a good musician. One day, though, I know the light will be much closer, and much brighter.

Oh yeah, and he's kick ass on the drums...

Thanks again for EVERYTHING, Max!!!!

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