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Popular Clarinet Teachers Near Playa Vista

Mercedes S.

Inglewood, CA
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Cindy K.

Mission Hills, CA
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Benjamin S.

Redondo Beach, CA
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Mercedes S. Inglewood, CA

About Mercedes

Mercedes was born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut. She began playing alto saxophone at the age of nine, under jazz master Dr. Jackie McLean. She was originally classically trained and played in orchestras and big bands but began attending classes at the Artist Collective, which was developed by McLean himself. She continued to play throughout college, attending the University of Hartford's Hartt school of Music in the jazz program at the Jackie McLean Institute. She earned her B.A. from the university in 2005. Mercedes then went on to attend the California Institute of the Arts Herb Albert school of Music, studying under Paul Novaros and Vinny Golia, earning her Master's Degree in 2008.

Her primary style is bebop, however she also has a strong history in big band, swing, ...


LisaK July 26, 2009
Great Instructor!

I only just started taking lessons a month and a half ago and have learned so much more than I expected. Mercedes is a great teacher and has not only taught me the fundamentals of playing, but also explains "how" and "why" I must do things.
JonathanB May 18, 2009

I have learned a lotfrom Mercedes compared to my previous teachers.......Excellent.....
SigridH December 1, 2008
I very much enjoy my lessons with Mercedes! She is so inspiring and engaged. She keeps an eye on everything I am doing, instructs me in a nice manner and gives very good advice to improve my skills. I have learned enormously during the last few lessons. I will highly recommend her .Sigrid H.
Cindy K. Mission Hills, CA

I work with beginners through intermediate students

About Cindy

Hello, my name is Cindy and I am a vocal and instrumental instructor. I received my BA and MAT degrees from Pepperdine University. I have taught privately for over 25 years in the San Fernando Valley, along with Pasadena and Simi Valley areas. During college I performed in several operas including The Magic Flute and Hansel and Gretel with the Burbank Symphony Orchestra. After college, I was a member of Musical Americans, a select touring group from Southern California under the direction of K. Gene Simmonds that toured South America and Japan. I also served as a minister of music at a local church for several years.

I began playing the piano at the age of 7. My mother and sister were taking lessons and, when they had finished practicing I would go into the piano and play what ...


Jessica R. November 13, 2014
Piano · In studio
My son really enjoys the lessons and looks forward to them every week! He is learning more than I thought would be possible in just 30 minutes once a week I am very happy we chose Cindy as his instructor.

Thank you!
NicoleS December 4, 2011
Method of teaching is excellent! Cassidy has improved a lot... She picks up the guitar with a smile! I'm so glad we found Cindy as a teacher:)
NadiaT October 12, 2011
Cindy is a wonderful teacher. Both my girls enjoy their piano and singing class. And they love Cindy's method of teaching.
Benjamin S. Redondo Beach, CA

I teach beginner and intermediate Clarinet students. I focus on forming a correct embouchure (mouth position), hand position, good technique, and great sound.

About Benjamin

Hailed as having, œa gorgeous sound by conductor Benjamin Zander, saxophonist Dr. Benjamin S has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, and in orchestras throughout Western Europe and across the United States. As performer he has earned a number of honors including winning the New England Conservatory (NEC) Concerto Competition performing Ingolf Dahl's Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Orchestra, winning the NEC Honors competition and a solo performance in Jordan Hall, Boston, MA with his saxophone quartet, and being invited to perform William Bolcom'™s Concerto Grosso with the University of Southern California Wind Ensemble.

Benjamin is a sought after performer and interpreter of repertoire ranging from baroque to contemporary, and is a strong proponent of the ...

Edgar L.

Los Angeles, CA
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Murat S.

Los Angeles, CA
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Prado J.

Los Angeles, CA
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Edgar L. Los Angeles, CA


About Edgar

Mr. Lpez is Master of Music in Clarinet performance degree at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA under the tutelage of Yehuda Gilad.
He has been the principal clarinet of FOSBO since 2010. Regularly a soloist in Colombia, he is often invited to play with the Simon Bolivar Orchestra, with Gustavo Dudamel as conductor, Symphony Orchestra of Colombia. Being a member of the Clarinet Quartet - “Cadenza”, also gave clarinet lesson to young musicians.
In 2014, Lpez was awarded with the Bruce Zalkind Memorial Endowed Music Award by The University of Southern California,Youth Talent Award by Salvi Foundation in the VII IMF-Cartagena 2013. Winner of the first prize in the Latinoamerian Clarinet Competition Clariperu 2011, first place winner in ...

Murat S. Los Angeles, CA

I've been teaching clarinet since almost 10 years. I am teaching French Traditional Conservatory curriculums. I have studied with the top French clarinetists in Paris. My teaching philosophy is "a solid technique knowledge is backbones of being a great player". Especially for the beginners I pay enormous attention to have a good posture and natural embouchure with a great understanding of musicality.

About Murat

Murat has been playing Clarinet and Piano over 17 years and teaching private lessons since 2005.He is currently available to teach lessons at his home studio, your home and online. Murat has helped students to pass advanced eartraining exams,Conservatory exams,Royal Academy of Music exams.

Murat received his training at Conservatoire Rayonnement Rgionale d'Annecy/FRANCE in 2011 where he received a Bachelors of music degree in Clarinet and Composition.After his education in France he attemded to the prestigious Masters Program at University of Southern California in Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television major.
In addition to the French Conservatory tradition, Murat developed a special method to teach how to read music ( Solfge) to pre school ...

Prado J. Los Angeles, CA

I've been teaching since I was at the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music. Music is my passion and my drive. I know the patience and persistence that it takes to play a musical instrument especially when one is just starting. Any questions or challenges you have about music I will be there to help and assist you.

About Prado

My name is Janet and I have been playing clarinet since I was 11 years old. I attended the University of the Pacific and graduated from the Conservatory of Music program in 2004. I love to teach other people how to learn music because it's been a big part of my life and passion. I'm also fluent in Spanish and English so if you are looking to learn Spanish also let me know. :-)

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Whether you are a beginner Clarinet student, intermediate Clarinet student, or advanced Clarinet student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Clarinet skills. Your choices for a Playa Vista Clarinet instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Clarinet instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful details like teaching style, ...

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