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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner guitar students, but I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62

Intermediate
Learn about music theory regarding rhythm, harmony, and melody and how it applies to the piano. Learn how to talk about music and improve how you read sheet music and lead sheets.

Advanced
Learn about more advanced rhythmic feels. Understand modal concepts, and how to use them to improve how you currently play. Venture past diatonic playing into full comprehension of out chords and certain types of chromaticism.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.
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Marty W.

79 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $49
  • Speaks limited usage), Spanish (For singing, Italian (for singing)
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Marty W.

79 Reviews
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You want to learn or improve musically or artistically. You live near me or somewhere thousands of miles away. Online lessons can be surprisingly beneficial. I use novel methods for tracking progress, assigning lessons, sharing links, videos and more. In-home and in-studio are great fun and much is accomplished. Within the first few lessons, your piano playing, singing or calligraphy will improve dramatically. Every problem has a solution! I specialize in helping students who are stuck. With my great love for music and art and my love for my students, success is just around the corner.

About Marty

Open up to your own unique voice. Play piano with energy and freedom. "With singing, your body is your instrument. Helping you become all you can be as a performer is my number one goal. Protecting your voice is a close second as we work to strengthen your vocal range and the quality of your sou

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Sarat C.
Matthew Figures F.
I learned a lot from the first lesson already, very experienced and positive, highly recommended!!
Maria B.
All my three kids have enjoyed piano lessons with Marty. The oldest for more than two years! We are moving out of the country, so unfortunately we have to leave her; I wish we could take her with us! She is such a dedicated teacher. My kids have learned so much from her, not only playing the piano but also music theory. She is also flexible in scheduling, so we could always find a time that worked well for our busy family schedule. We will miss her!
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Karen D.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Karen D.

36 Reviews
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Piano:
A great instrument to learn if a basic and well laid out instrument suits you best. The notes are easy to find and with my method it will be easy to learn so you will playing songs in no time. I always start from the very beginning and only move on when the student feels confident about the lesson. Learning to play piano is a lot of fun and very rewarding. I will teach you the basics of finger technique, notes, music notation, reading music, rhythms, songs, theory, etc. Piano and all instruments will bring much joy to your life.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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KeriAnne J.

1 Review
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Starting at $25
  • Bachelor of Arts in Voice Performance from California State University, Fullerton
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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KeriAnne J.

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Over 20+ years of professional music teaching and piano training. Learn anything or any song you want to play. Fun, laidback, educational and full of learning.

About KeriAnne

Hello, My name is KeriAnne. I go by Miss J. with students. I have been teaching piano and voice since I was a young teenager. I have over 20 years of music teaching experience. I have taught privately, in public schools, charter schools and for community arts education programs. I have taught throug

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Alexandra P.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alexandra P.

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I teach beginning piano to students who are trying to learn musicianship for fun or for use in music theory or for help learning other instruments.

I also teach students for the CM and ABRSM exams and can teach serious classical music at any level when requested by parents.

I try to approach piano for young students in a fun manner so they will like to practice on their own while continuing to reach their goals.

I love to teach students of any age, but I specialize in teaching 4-12 year olds and adult beginners how to play.

I believe it is important to foster a child's growth of not just music but of learning any subject through what they learn in piano from finding patterns, focus, musical understanding and expression, through to time management. My goal is to get students to develop both their creative and their analytical abilities.

About Alexandra

Alexandra has been teaching harp and piano around the country for eighteen years through her personal harp studio and the Salvi Showroom in Southern California. She has also worked as a sectional coach for the Orange County Youth Symphony, Asia America Youth Symphony, and Palos Verdes Regional Symph

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Andrew W.
Alexandra is everything you could ever want in a first-rate teacher: she is inspiring, devoted, nurturing, exciting, knowledgeable, a fierce advocate for her students - the list goes on and on. However, what makes Alexandra truly remarkable is her almost magical ability to instantly spark intrinsic motivation - and a love of music - in all of her students. If you are looking to learn from a truly life-changing teacher, look no further than Alexandra Perdew-Bhatt.
George M.
Alexandra has met all my expectations. She is very patient. I feel like we are moving along at a good pace. I had zero musical experience and after only 3 lessons can read basic sheet music and actually have music come out of the piano!! I am enjoying the whole process.
Patricia F.
Great first lesson! Looking forward to next week.
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Ryan L.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Master of Music; Musicology from California State University, Long Beach Cole Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
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Ryan L.

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I've been teaching music for over 12 years and I am now developing a new method for learning piano based on my own experience in learning and teaching music. This method teaches piano technique in a creative, custom and exciting way. All lesson plans are created specific to each student to ensure students are getting exactly what they need to grow as musicians. Along with learning piano students will learn to read, write music and ultimately sight read music at the piano. I enjoy sharing the gift of music with with new students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan L. is a local composer, conductor, musician and musicologist. He holds a Masters degree in Musicology from California State University, Long Beach Cole Conservatory of Music. He is a professor of music at Woodbury University where he teaches a course in Music and Film. Additionally he is also t

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James P.
Marvelous instructor for an old student (76). Apparently if you can teach young students, you are best equipped to handle the older students.
Jonelle Pickett
Excellent at giving pointers and exercises to help students improve sound quality. Patient, positive and personable.
Stephanie R.
Fabulous teacher! My son's taking beginning trumpet lessons. Ryan is patient, attentive, encouraging, and knowledgeable. Ryan is punctual and flexible when rescheduling needs to be arranged. He responds to email, phone calls, etc. in a timely manner. My son enjoys learning from him. It's a pleasure to have him as my son's teacher.

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"Fanjin is a very friendly teacher! Her teaching style is both gentle and inspiring :)"
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Took Piano lessons from Fanjin M.
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"Nicole has a tremendous amount of patience for little ones and knows just what to do to grab their attention. We truly enjoy each lesson!"
Corey
Took Piano lessons from Nicole C.
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"I think Josh is a great instructor. He is knowledgeable and positive and is very enthusiastic about music. I am enjoying my piano lessons a great deal."
Samantha
Took Piano lessons from Josh L.
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"Not a bad first lesson. Probably just need to work on some technical issues to get a better experience."
April
Took Piano lessons from Ryan T.
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"Very patient and genuinely helpful"
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"Excellent teaching skills

Mr. Farobag knows how to teach! If you put in the dedication and motivation, you will get results! He teaches in a way that acknowledges your skill-level, and he remembers(In spite of all the students he has.) what you were working on with him or your previous lesson! He ultimately teaches piano in a way that will help you steadily progress as long as you put in the effort on your part, just all around an amazing teacher."
Joshua
Took Piano lessons from Farobag C.
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"Although I can only compare Granville to one other teacher as a beginner. I can say that he keeps me very engaged. I'm excited to go to class and he always takes time to explain things in a way that feels personalized to me."
B. Jones
Took Piano lessons from Granville M.
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"Angela Hall Piano & Theory Lessons

Angela has a bottomless well of patience and understanding.
I've struggled with notation reading forever and can become easily overwhelmed when trying to read music. Also, playing in front of others isn't my strong suit.
That said, Angela has dealt with my issues systematically and mostly transparently. After just 6 months of lessons I'm really reading music and my ability to play in front of others has increased a great deal. Did I mention she does all that with a smile?
On top of being able to make huge improvements towards my real underlying player issues Angela's teaching methods are consistently increasing my musical knowledge and playing technique.
Also, because I have previous theory education, she's able to explain piano to me, not just in "players" terms, but, also from a theoretical view point as well.
The icing is her ability to constantly push me beyond my level of comfort, almost without me even noticing.
Ms. Hall is an all around excellent teacher.
After more than 6 months of lessons with her I have not had a single bad or questionable experience."
Mark
Took Piano lessons from Angela H.
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"Our son has been taking piano lessons from Tom for a year and it has made a huge difference. Tom is very knowledgeable, personable, and has lots of patience for my inquistive 8 years old!"
Suzy
Took Piano lessons from Tom S.
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"Larry is a great teacher. Patient and knowledgeable."
Zion
Took Piano lessons from Larry P.
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