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Lonze R.

43 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lonze R.

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I'll start by saying that music theory is a language that helps you play more effectively with ensembles and writing music of your own. Its very important that u learn your theory to become a great music performer , ear trained player, improvisation and song writer. I will start with the basics of music and we will go on to learn more complex material so you will be on your way to musical freedom.

About Lonze

Hello, my name Is Lonze. I can't wait to meet you and start fun, professional, and rewarding private lessons. I have been teaching for 7 years and I absolutely love it. Every lesson is as rewarding for me as I hope it is for my students. Observing the progression of my students is one of the most f

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Jennifer Mosley
I chose Lonze to be my online piano teacher and i chose right!! If you are looking for a teacher who has a love for music and is patient with those who are learning, Lonze is your person. He motivates me to get better, he encourages me when I doubt myself. I look forward to continuing my lessons with Lonze. I am actually reading notes and playing songs now - who knew!!! Thank you Lonze.
Jose J.
Great first lesson - very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to following his guidance/instructions and put forth the effort into playing my tenor as I’ve dreamed of one day.
Matthew
My son loves learning with Lonze! He's engaging and inspiring and knows how to get keep his attention. Definitely recommend.
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Al P.

19 Reviews
Phoenix, AZ
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Music, Jazz
  • BA Percussion Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Awarded Gold Sales Award 500,000+ from RIAA
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Al P.

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I am educated in traditional and contemporary harmony and arrangement. Sight reading, music notation. conducting, rhythmic studies, notation/ tab for guitar, piano, bass, voice and drums. all styles

About Al

Updated: 11-23-2015 Al P. (Powerman 5000-Martin Sexton-Cypress Hill-Everlast-Lance Lopez-DYS) is a multi instrumentalist, educator, composer, producer, drummer, music director. Widely known as co founder-drummer for DreamWorks recording artist and multi platinum selling rock group Powerman 5000

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Marie
Very fun guy, with an extraordinary amount of knowledge, talent, and overall passion for music. I’m really looking forward to my future lessons.
Steve M.
I am really lucky to have found Al. I am just learning my instrument as an adult and have tried three different teachers (as well as self-managed lessons) before Al. Why I am enjoying my lessons with Al so much is because he brings energy to the session, he encourages questions, he's ready (even excited) to dig deeper into the why of what I'm learning. He challenges you to get the basics and get them right, but he's also willing to indulge in a student's curiosity and let me take the lesson where I want to do as well. All this means I am developing a lot faster than I did when I tried to learn on my own. I'd highly recommend giving Al a try.
David L.
My son enjoyed the first lesson! He is very excited about future lessons and can't wait to mature musically. Al is very easy to talk to and understands what motivates kids.
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Phillip Z.

27 Reviews
Chandler, AZ
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • I am currently in a doctorate program, my primary emphasis is classical guitar performance. from Arizona State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Phillip Z.

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Some people are afraid of music theory, they think it is a bad word. However, all my instrumental students learn music theory. There is nothing to fear. Music theory is foundational, as important as learning scales and chords. It is necessary to know to play at a high level. In classical music it is an interpretive tool, in jazz it is a tool for improvising. Like note reading, it opens up entire worlds for us to explore. It is FUN!

I teach theory, composition, and improvisation to students of all instruments, even instruments I do not play. I love working with violinists, vocalists, even dulcimer players. I am also available to tutor those who are prepping for high school and college.

My basic chord function theory course is twelve lessons / assignments. With that information students have the knowledge to progress to analytical and improvisational concepts. With some time and effort, everyone I've taught has learned it happily and easily.

About Phillip

I teach music. The guitar, bass guitar, and ukulele just happen to be the particular instruments I choose. Music as a language, discipline, and art, is the goal. I've been teaching, performing, studying, composing, for some thirty years. I've studied and gigged in the classical, jazz, rock, bl

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Thomas
Phillip demonstrated a high degree of professionalism while making my son feel very comfortable.
Carolyn P.
Phil is a naturally gifted teacher. He listens well and took time to understand what I feel I need to concentrate on right now. He knows how to work with a person effectively.
Carolyn P.
Phil is a naturally gifted teacher. He listens well and took time to understand what I feel I need to concentrate on right now. He knows how to work with a person effectively.

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Max S.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Italian, French, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Max S.

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Hello, my name is Max, and I would love to help you with out with music theory. Music theory is often toted as a difficult subject, but is an absolute joy when learned. It will help with your musicianship, and you will have the tools to begin writing music. I have been studying music theory under many accomplished teachers for many years ever since I was 15 years old. I am a music major graduate from the University of South Florida and have taken four years of continuous music classes. My goal and mission is for my students to thoroughly understand music theory and fall in love with it.

About Max

Hello, my name is Max, and I would love to help you out with your tutoring needs. I graduated from the University of South Florida where I studied double bass, music theory, and romance languages. I have a great passion for these arts, and I have spent many years perfecting them. I have many years

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Julius K.
Adapted the lesson to my skill level. That's always a good sign.
Sarah M.
Max has been a stellar double bass tutor for my son. He caught on right away how to work with him and improve his playing, technique and music theory. You can really tell he has a passion for music (especially the double bass) and teaching. Will continue to have my son study under him :)
Jonathan R.
Max was very helpful as a teacher. He gave me a lot of good insight into picking the bass for bluegrass music. I've been primarily playing bowed music. I plan to continue my lessons with him.
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Su Yin C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Malay, Cantonese, Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Su Yin C.

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Want to learn music theory in a fun and interactive environment? With over 10 years of teaching experience, I have taught students of ages 3-70 in various teaching styles, tailoring my approach to the needs, learning styles, and goals of each student. I believe that everyone is musical and has the potential given the right approach! Other components of my lessons include sight-reading, beginning piano skills and even musical composition, as all these skills build a well-rounded musician.

About Su Yin

I am a passionate performer and teacher of the violin, viola and piano. Over the years, I have performed regionally and internationally the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C, Boston Symphony Hall, Chicago Symphony Center, Tokyo Opera City, and Seoul Arts Center, performing a variety of music from cl

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Shannon S.

56 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1989
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Shannon S.

56 Reviews
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all levels through college/adult.
Music appreciation.
Fundamentals of Music.
Theory.

Affiliations:
American Association of University Professors
American Federation of Musicians
American Symphony Orchestra League
College Music Society
Houston Flute Club
International Double-Reed Society
International Clarinet Society
National Flute Association
North American Saxophone Alliance

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical str

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My daughter is really enjoying her time with Ms. Shannon
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The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Tempe is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"David really listens! Not only to what I want and need, but to where I am and to when I'm being too ambitious. I look forward to the rest of our lessons; I know I'm going to learn a lot."
Diane
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Ahmad is very energetic and passionate about guitar and teaching guitar to people. He is very organized and systematic in his teaching. His style of teaching enables students to learn and get to know a wide variety of guitar aspects very quickly. He breaks up lessons into short but consumable modules while at the same time giving something concrete to start playing and get going from the word go whether you are a beginner or not. I've been going to him for several months now and would highly recommend Ahmad for his guitar teaching skills!"
Emma
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Excellent lovely sense of humor very patient with me. Thank you Ryan!"
Michael P
Took Music Theory lessons from JunZhao(Ryan) D.
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"He is one of my co-workers at a high school and he runs a performing arts club. He teaches a high school music band that are seniors, he will make sure that everyone is on key as far as singing, playing drums, and guitar. The music band appreciates him and they enjoy the music lessons as well."
Charlie
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith G.
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"Richie is a thoughtful and flexible instructor"
Bob
Took Music Theory lessons from Richard D.
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"When looking for an instructor what is best to find is knowledge of the subject. When it comes to Mr. Newbold, he delivers; Whether it be current or past. He has had outstanding experience with acclimating to every student's needs and learning style. He provides a great environment/atmosphere which is critical to learning. If his credentials don't speak enough, then his personal musical talent should."
MacKenzie
Took Music Theory lessons from Dustin N.
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"I studied music theory with Adam because I needed extra help for college classes, and he was a huge help! There were so many concepts that I knew a little about, but Adam helped fill in the gaps of knowledge and familiarized me with the concepts so well, that I could teach them myself! He is patient, humorous, and a complete joy to take lessons from."
Eric
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Tom rocks my socks! I am inspired by his passion, knowledge and ability to teach in a way that is easy to understand and be excited about. Tom has taught my teen and I would recommend him to any one with a desire to learn or improve their skills'"
Ariana
Took Music Theory lessons from Thomas M.
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"Definitely enjoyed my first session with Mark!! He is very thorough with a fun energy that makes learning feel stress free and natural. I definitely recommend his services to all levels of producers that are looking to get some solid knowledge!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Mark S.
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"Adam tutored me in music theory. He is incredibly smart, patient, and his teaching is really easy to understand. I really enjoyed learning from him!"
Julia
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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