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Popular Music Performance Teachers Near Rancho Santa Fe

Matthew G.

Carlsbad, CA
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Bijan Z.

San Diego, CA
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Cristopher E.

San Diego, CA
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Matthew G. Carlsbad, CA

Be it an absolute beginner or you're already rolling - let's play.

About Matthew

A drum instructor since 1988, I'm a graduate of Musicians Institutes Percussion Institute of Technology (P.I.T.) and hold a Bachelor of Arts from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo.

I teach beginning to advanced drums to students of all ages. Before relocating in San Diego, I was a full-time instructor for The Drum Circuit Drum School in San Luis Obispo where I was teaching 200 lessons a month. Originally, I'm a native of the Los Angeles area where I taught for the Van Nuys and Alamany High School music programs.

I've been lucky enough to study with some of the music industry's very best educators including: Steve Houghton, Jeff Porcaro (Toto), Joe Porcaro, Casey Schurell (Frank Zappa) Efrin Torres (Latin and World), ...

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Erik H. September 30, 2014
Drum · In home
Verified Student
Matthew has been great with our son! A perfect balance between keeping our 6-year old interested but also teaching the essentials. Other teachers just didn't "get it" when teaching a young, active boy. We are very pleased with Matt's approach, and after only 3 lessons and some practice, I am already able to jam with my son on some simple rock n roll tunes.
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Bharathy T. July 19, 2014
Drum · In home
Verified Student
My son had just 3 Drum lessons with Matt and he was very encouraging while teaching him the Drum rudiments. Vikram made progress in leaps and bounds considering it was such a short time and we thank Matt for his easy going approach. He was always on time and great with communicating ahead of time if there were any changes. I wish him the very best.
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Greg C. June 11, 2014
Drum · In home
Verified Student
Matt is a true professional!

Matt teaches my 10 year old on drums and has done an amazing job. He has instilled the basics and foundation of drumming while still holding the interest of my son. At the same time he is developing his ear and teaching him how to play and adapt to different styles of music.

I highly recommend Matt for all ages of drumming kids and adults alike.
Bijan Z. San Diego, CA

About Bijan

Hi!

I believe that music is rooted in all human beings and cultures in a reach and vast variety of forms. Music unifies and engages thinking and feeling in a direct and immediate way. Music influences individuals simultaneously on different levels of consciousness and form an important device for learning, recreation, arranging of conscious and unconscious impressions and at the same time for characterizing and conveying ideas and thoughts. This as a point of departure characterizes my teaching philosophy, which strives to create a climate in which my students can experience continuous musical, intellectual, and emotional growth.

As a music instructor and musicologist I demonstrate the characteristics of professional and passionate for everything related to my teaching. I am ...

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Kelly B. September 4, 2014
Classical Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Bijan is a very good guitar instructor. My daughter and I both took guitar lessons and he was able to work with us as individuals since we both had different skill levels. Bijan is very patient with his students and helped us through various learning obstacles. I highly recommend anyone that needs or wants to learn any musical instrument to take lessons from Bijan.
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Z M. September 3, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Bijan is a great teacher. He is kind and knowledgeable at the same time. He is patient for all the questions you have.
He gives you good resources and goes with your pace.
I do recommend Bijan for the new and experienced piano learners.
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Kenzi J. July 14, 2014
Cello · In studio
Verified Student
Bijan is a great teacher. Learning to play the cello as an adult is tough, but he's very organized and encouraging. The recital was very anxiety-inducing, but we did really well and I felt a great sense of accomplishment afterward. I am only discontinuing due to distance and time constraints.
Cristopher E. San Diego, CA

I can help you with all aspects of performance from preparation to the actual performance. Song selection, breathing tips, mental preparation/meditation, dress, equipment, warm-up drills, instrument maintenance, and many other important aspects are all considered and addressed specific to the style of music and audience/environment for which one may be performing.

About Cristopher

I began taking piano lessons when I was six years old, but switched to guitar lessons at age ten. Ever since then, my passion has been playing guitar and songwriting. I am a music composition honors major at UCSD.

Whether you want to learn to be a guitar virtuoso or you just want to be able to play some songs for your friends and family, I want to provide you with the best information and tools to help you accomplish your goals. I believe in trying to get the most out of the minimum - I want you to get the most benefit out of the time you spend, regardless if you are practicing for thirty minutes or for eight hours.

My background focuses mostly on classical, rock/metal, and jazz, and my specialty is the electric guitar. I can also help you learn classical guitar on a nylon string ...

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Jason S. October 30, 2014
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Its been a pleasure taking lessons from Cristopher! He is a very passionate teacher and gifted musician/songwriter. He really cares about his students. He will do what ever is necessary to help you learn and understand what he is teaching you. Very kind and fun to be around. A+ all the way for Cris!
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Christopher N. July 18, 2014
Songwriting · In home
I have had the pleasure of playing, and practicing, with Mr. Cris over the last few years. We actually took guitar class together in high school, and even then, I could tell that he was exceptionally talented. Given his family background in music, and his desire to create wonderful compositions, it was no surprise that he chose to pursue music in his life. Recently I have needed assistance with my songwriting and I have had no hesitation in bringing my work to Cris in order to gain insight into what I may need o do in order to successfully finish my composition(s). He is well educated in music, has learned from many accomplished professionals, and is extremely hard working in his craft. And finally, Cris is very patient, insightful, and motivated, when working, and/or teaching, individuals. I would highly recommend him to anyone of all ages.
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Ryan A. July 18, 2014
Guitar · In studio
One of the problems with musicians these days is a lack of formal training. Cris has spent the last 20+ years perfecting his abilities to teach music. In my opinion, Part of what makes Cris stand out from other instructors is his knowledge and open minded view of different styles of music. A teacher with a diverse musical background is ideal for a student who wants to create a good basis or reach the next level in their abilities. Cris is able to help you learn guitar the right way and set a path that will advance your abilities quicker than most other teachers.

Colin F.

Del Mar, CA
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Susan F.

Carlsbad, CA
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Cory H.

Poway, CA
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Colin F. Del Mar, CA

Piano and Saxophone lessons for students of all ages. Bring in what you're working on, and we'll get you ready for upcoming performances!

About Colin

I am a recent alumni of Sonoma State University, where I earned both a Bachelors of Arts in Jazz Saxophone Studies, as well as a Bachelors of Arts in Environmental Studies. I have seven years experience studying classical piano, as well as eleven years experience playing saxophone. I teach lessons to students of all ages, and love to convey my passion for music to others! I believe in the importance of all aspects of musicianship, including theory, performance, technique, ear training, history, and listening practice. To be a great musician, one must learn from the greats, and studying them is absolutely crucial to artistic growth!

Noted individuals I have performed with include Dr. Jason Robinson, Gilbert Castellanos, Joshua White, Charles Mcpherson, Daniel Jackson, ...

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Hyesoo K. April 5, 2014
Saxophone
Verified Student
I recommend Colin

Colin has been very punctual and prepared for every lessons.
Colin suggests helpful practice methods and gives listening assignments as well, so it helped me a lot to improve my understanding in jazz in general.

I accomplished so much as I followed his lessons and enjoy playing saxophone even more.
Susan F. Carlsbad, CA

I teach all levels of Music Performance skills. This ranges from Recital readiness, to how to audition for solo, choral, or Musical Theater productions. My students have a fabulous time performing for their school talent shows, as well as being offered solos for special musical Theater parts. My Students also perform for many other genres, including playing in Bands, or for special events. The Star Spangled Banner is always something that a singer can use in their repertoire.

About Susan

Susan¬ôs' primary focus at Epiphany Voice & Music, is teaching the best and most effective Vocal Techniques to her students. She also teaches Acoustic Guitar and finger picking. Her teaching includes the Orff and Suzuki methods of music for children. Susan has been teaching beginning to advanced voice and beginning to intermediate acoustic guitar privately for over 25 years. Her students perform in recitals at least twice a year. They also participate in local Broadway Musicals, C.Y.T. and Coast Kids Theatre Productions, Classical and Rock performing. Many of her students have gone on to sing professionally. She currently teaches Professional artists with ongoing careers.
Her history as a musician started when she began her vocal training under the instruction of Anita Lee ...

Cory H. Poway, CA

Experienced music teacher of over 10 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! Dr. H. structures his lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of musical skill. He specialize in all styles of music. Dr. H.' teaching style is nurturing, open, and fun.

About Cory

Dr. Cory H. has been teaching music and acting since 2003 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his studio, and online. Dr. H. has helped students express themselves through music and performance for over 10 years. He teaches piano, voice, and acting in all styles for all ages.

As a musician, Dr. H. received his training at The Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, Boston University, and San Diego State University where he received multiple degrees in music including his Doctorate and two Masters degrees. He is currently on faculty at San Diego State University where he teaches Music Theory and Composition. Previously, he has taught music at The Peabody Conservatory, Southwestern College, and was the composer-in-residence at the San Diego ...

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Amy S. November 14, 2014
Piano · In studio
Dr. Cory is a great teacher. Highly Recommended. He knows so much about music and is kind and encouraging. He's amazing.
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Mario M. November 7, 2014
Piano · In studio
Dr. Cory H. is a great teacher. He's very nice and supportive and knows so much. I'm a beginner and he has been so patient. I've really grown under his teaching.
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Charles B. November 5, 2014
Broadway Singing · In studio
Cory is an awesome singer and actor. Not only did he help me with my singing but my acting has gotten so much better working with him. I used to be nervous going into musical theatre auditions but with Cory's help, I go in a nail it every time. thank you thank you thank you!

Music Performance With TakeLessons

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Whether you are a beginner Music performance student, intermediate Music performance student, or advanced Music performance student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Music performance skills. Your choices for a Rancho Santa Fe Music performance instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Music performance ...

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