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Karen A M.

19 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish, American Sign Language
  • Awarded Maestro Teacher from Kindermusik
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Karen A M.

19 Reviews
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Thorough and useful grounding. Application to pieces and performance including music history, especially as pertains to performance of pieces.

About Karen A

Beginning Piano Studio.net : Piano Performance, Practice, Theory & Practical Application for Ages 5 - 105. Those with disabilities are welcome too. With practice, you will be amazed at what we can do! Give the Gift of Music! "Music brings joy to the heart, peace to the soul & life to everythin

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Bradley M.
Excellent instructor for a first time young student. A five star rating however would require timeliness - being on time for our scheduled lesson has been a challenge for this instructor.
Joseph P.
Very knowledgeable. Always very helpful
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Morgan W.

3 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Morgan W.

3 Reviews
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Lessons with me are like playing a video game that trains you to be good at music. Seriously. Every exercise we do will generate a score, and you can practice between lessons in order to “beat your high score” during the next one. Ask me anything!

About Morgan

Morgan W. is a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, voice, ukulele, piano), vocalist/lyricist, audio engineer, composer, and improvisor. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from Musicians Institute with a Minor Degree in Audio Engineering, and is a skilled operator of music software programs such a

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Erik G.
He is very kind with my son, and interested on the challenge to teach my son with autism and a very lack atention.
JD
Morgan worked with me to better understand how to work with composers to score films, and he even ended up scoring one of my passion projects. His depth of knowledge is outstanding, and has helped me create stronger connections with professionals in the music industry. If you work with Morgan, whatever level you're at, you won't be disappointed.
Chuck
Morgan started teaching my daughter beginner piano back in 2016 when she was 5 years old. A funny thing happened about a year into lessons. My wife and I had taken a video of our daughter playing the piano and we showed it to some friends. Turns out these friends know someone on the board of the Juilliard School, and when this person saw the video they reached out to my wife and I and said that they were going to recommend our daughter to a colleague of theirs at the Colburn School here in Los Angeles. So now my daughter is enrolled in a world-class performing arts school lol. Granted, my daughter is very enthusiastic about music and she puts the time in, but Morgan steers the ship in a great way. We're super grateful for this dude.

Nikola M.

1 Review
Scottsdale, AZ
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Serbian
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
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Nikola M.

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Lessons include:

The Rudiments of Music

* Chords
* Rhythm studies
* Scales
* Warm up stretches
* Sight reading for beginners
* Theory
* Modes

Technique and Repertoire

* Lead improvisation
* Ear training
* Dynamics

Master Class

* Sweep picking
* Speed picking
* Arpeggios and pentatonics
* Two-hand tapping
* Chicken picking
* Blues improvisation

About Nikola

Nikola M is recognized as a guitarist extraordinaire that specializes in teaching and performing progressive rock. Nikola's proven teaching methods have been acknowledged by Southern California's finest musicians and his students range from beginners to highly accomplished professionals. In addi

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IrisL
He's an excellent instructor and very talented musician. He is very knowledgeable of all the music theory and techniques I need to be a good bass player. I highly recommend him to anyone.

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Isaiah P.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Master of Music from Mannes School of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Isaiah P.

1 Review
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Music theory is essential to being a thoughtful and educated musician. I teach all levels of theory to help my students not only understand the foundations of music, but to help them to be better performers.

About Isaiah

I knew from the time I was very young that I had to be a musician. It still amazes me how young children often are when they know that music is what they want do with their lives. Teaching the cello is so exciting for me because whether or not someone chooses to be a professional musician, I know t

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Katherine
Isaiah is a wonderful cellist and teacher. He is kind, patient and knows how to get great progress while always keeping it fun. He is an exceptional musician bringing his years of experience and love of music to every lesson. He is passionate about each and every one of his students, and I could not more highly recommend him!
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Fawn A.

449 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $95
  • Speaks Main Language: English. OTHER: Spanish, Chineese, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Yiddish
  • Bachelor Of Music from Berklee College Of Music
  • Awarded Billboard Top 10 Hit Song from Billboard Magazine
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Fawn A.

449 Reviews
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'Make one stop at the vocal shop!" We work on whatever is needed to meet your goals, whether it be Basic Theory, Chords, Scales, Knowledge of Composers, Reading, Note Spelling & more!

About Fawn

"Make one stop at the music shop!" Fawn® is not your typical music coach. As a Billboard hit recording artist, songwriter, TV & film composer & coaching over 20 years, Fawn immediately gets to your goals & together you reach them. What you learn becomes part of you & that's the key to success. Whe

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Nicole
I love Fawn so much - shes unlike any other teacher I’ve ever had. She’s incredibly relatable, honest, kind, sweet, funny and authentic. I love her compassion so much and her energy is beautiful. I love her very much, and I love our practice and I love that I found her and she’s apart of my life
Cynthia
Fawn is not only the best vocal coach that I’ve had, she is helping me immensely be able to release fears and traumas that prevent me from being able to sing properly. She is extremely intelligent when it comes to finding what is keeping you from being able to sing to the best of your ability. She is truly amazing, so glad that I was paired with fawn
Tanya E.
Truly an innovative and knowledgeable coach! She takes a genuine interest in your lesson, works with your goals for improvement and offers ideas that you may not even relate to singing! Her wonderful personality is an added bonus; absolutely recommend!!

Doug L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Rutgers University
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Doug L.

5 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

I'm a composer with a background in electronic and classical instruments. In lessons we can work on the key concepts of music theory, work on activities to practice these concepts, and explore how to use this information when playing and creating music.

About Doug

Hi! I'm a warm and positive educator with years of experience helping students in music, math, and social studies. I have six years of public school teaching and private lesson experience in New Jersey, and I have recently relocated to the Austin metropolitan area. I am excited to help people furth

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Brody R.
Our son thoroughly enjoyed the experience, and he made a point to ask questions when he wasn't clear on instruction. I could tell this music composition was very complex (for his age) and Doug patiently worked through the questions and made really helpful recommendations.
Victoria C.
Great first lesson. Really tailored it to the student and her leaning goals.
Jennings W.
Jennings had a terrific first lesson!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Surprise, AZ

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Surprise is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Thanks Rosita for your patience, for your cares and effort on making us better singers. Although some of us in the Church quire had no idea of what correct singing was u helped us excel and move forward in knowledge of musical notes, pitch ranges, tuning, proper breathing, diet and all that good stuff about singing. I can only describe u as an AWESOME teacher!!! Love u bunch your friend and student always
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Maria D. Aburto
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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Took Music Theory lessons from Adam E.
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"THANK YOU! I really could never get my head around music theory and you made it fun and easy to understand. I feel like I can really appreciate my songwriting skills having a better understanding about the science of music. Thanks so very much Ms. Christine."
Mr. Koby
Took Music Theory lessons from Christine G.
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"Well, I can say that when we met 24 years ago, I've never seen anyone playing the bass guitar as good as he did, I still remember him playing that beautiful six string bass guitar along with a drummer... I was just trying to catch up with those two ... it was just rehearsal and they didn't need a me as keyboard player , just the slap bass solo was enough for me to step down and watch, I learned a lot just by listening to him. He was a very patient teacher and his musical knowledge was amazing,"
Rolando
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"Man o' man. This brother right here is the truth. I was one of his very first students. I'm talkin' Rockman and Headphones playing over Satriani or Malmstein you name it he was playin' it and teaching not only technique but theory as well. I love you my brother. Big Young'n (Justin Parker)"
Justice William Bey
Took Music Theory lessons from Mandel L.
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"Paul rules. I came in looking for music theory lessons but we've grounded everything we've done in guitar technique. He's very flexible and willing to meet you wherever you're at. He's very supportive and excited and I've learned a lot in just 2 lessons."
Dan
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul W.
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"Emily has a strong commitment to making sure her students are learning about music while continuing to enjoy what music can bring to their lives. She not only taught me how to read, listen to, and study music, but she taught me why music is important and how I can live it. Emily teaches with grace and poise. She finds a way to relate to students of any ambition or experience. As a high school student looking to still be involved in music in college, Emily was able to find connections in several cities for me because of her numerous experiences of networking in the music world. She has a broad range of musical talents and has the ability to immediately connect with her students. Emily has not only been a great teacher for me, but a great friend."
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Emily P.
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"Madeline was so friendly and helpful. She connected with me on a personal level through tutoring and we're still friends today! She helped me through my music theory classes in college and adapted to my learning styles easily. One of the sweetest people I know, thank you Madeline!"
Hannah
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"She's great at explaining things. It was a great lesson."
Erica N Bajek
Took Music Theory lessons from Jasmine L.
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"Upbeat beautiful positive sweet person who loves what she does."
Wendy
Took Music Theory lessons from Sue D.
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