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Regina G.

14 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Russian, English, Georgian, Armenian
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded MEAC Annual Panel Examination Evaluator from Music Evaluators Association of California
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Regina G.

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Classical piano is a subject I have taught for over twenty (20) years. As a classically-trained pianist, it has been my main area of focus throughout my teaching and performing careers. If you wish to focus on classical piano, we will cover in-depth music theory during our classes, which is a required component for success in classical piano.

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Online-only piano classes are only available to students who have prior experience. I do not recommend complete beginners to start fully online, as there are beginners' nuances that are much better addressed in-person!

About Regina

With more than twenty-three years of professional teaching experience, Regina is able to offer her students a diverse range of educational resources. She specializes in teaching piano, performance, and music theory to students of all ages and levels. At the age of fifteen, Regina graduated with

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Alma
My daughter truly enjoyed her first class. She felt comfortable and excited about restarting piano lessons again.
Vito C.
The best teacher ever that I encountered for my children. She has this charisma to engage my kids and make them focused. My kids benefited from her tremendously!
Athena & Bethany W.
Regina is very details and passionate about her lessons. My kids love her first lesson very much. She is very patient with younger kids. I think they will enjoy their piano lesson a lot.
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Edwin I.

121 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 1993
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Edwin I.

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About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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Gigi
I decided to take lessons with Edwin for guitar because I had been trying to learn on my own but I just wasn't progressing fast enough. Edwin taught me things you just can't pick up unless you work one-on-one with a professional. He is always on time for our online lessons, friendly, and patient. Every week I felt like I was being challenged just a little bit more and picking up new things. I would recommend him to everyone I know in a heartbeat!
Henry
Edwin is a fantastic teacher and so patient. I am amazed at how much my son has learned in just a couple lessons.
David S.
Had an excellent initial discussion with my instructor, Edwin, today. It was big picture but at the same time Edwin’s comments & suggestions gave me confidence in his command of the art (engineering, arrangement, composition & structure, and playing techniques), all the things I’m going to need help with to take my musical projects to another level.
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Julian K.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $59
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 40
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Julian K.

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*Taught more than 300 students (Beginner ~ Professional level, experiences for ABRSM & CM exams, youth international competitions & preparation for university auditions including Juilliard, Peabody, Mannes, Manhattan school of music, Eastman, Indiana, New England conservatory, and Stony Brook. )

*held adjunct faculty in piano performance at New York University.

*Concert pianist who performed in more than 20 cities in the world including Carnegie Hall.

*More than 10 international piano competitions prize winner and finalists including Franz Liszt international piano competition (Spain), Pietro Argento international piano competition (Italy), Neapolitan international piano competition (Italy), James Ramos international piano competition (USA), and semifinalist at Goerge Gershwin international piano competition (USA), Seattle international piano competition (USA), Verona international piano competition (Italy), Campillos international piano competition (Spain), Ricard Vines ...

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Pianist Julian Kim has been prize winner from international piano competitions including first prize in Franz Liszt international piano competition in Spain and James Ramos International piano competition in the USA. Also, he was a finalist and semi-finalist in more than 10 international piano compe

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Logan C.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, German, English
  • Bacher of Music in Music Composition from University of Kansas
  • Teaching since 2013
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Logan C.

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I believe in preparing students to be well-rounded musicians, able to navigate any musical situation. I do this by incorporating often neglected elements of music into my teaching, including improvisation, music theory, music composition, music technology, and recording. I incorporate music from a wide variety of styles and time periods, with a focus on students' individual interests and personal goals. Above all, I aim to teach music in a way that is fun for the student and encourages them to explore, create, and discover music in new and exciting ways!

About Logan

Hello! My name is Logan Cain and I am a pianist, composer, percussionist and recording engineer. I have been writing and performing for over fifteen years, and I have been teaching lessons for the last eight years. I graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition from the University of Kans

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Michelle V.

9 Reviews
Downey, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor or Arts, Music from CSU Long Beach
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Michelle V.

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I will develop and strengthen rhythm, music pitch, melodic and harmonic sight reading, articulation, and proper piano technique.

About Michelle

I am a Certified Beginning Piano Teacher as well as an intermediate level teacher. I studied piano at Cerritos College of Norwalk, CA where I completed my teaching piano certificate. I completed my Bachelor of Arts degree in Music with a focus in percussion from CSU Long Beach. I have consistentl

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Joaquin
She was very patient and professional with my son.
Patty
Michelle is a great teacher. She is patient, kind, and enthusiastic about music. My child loves going to class and hates missing a class (only when she's sick). She makes learning music fun but it also firm if the child doesn't meet the expectation. It's been a year since we started lessons and we couldn't be more happier.
Izabel M.
Michelle has been very good at keeping my 8 year old engaged and interested in learning to read music. We are looking forward to many more lessons.
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Beckie E.

23 Reviews
Santa Clarita, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education and Music Performance on French horn from Chapman University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Beckie E.

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I have played piano since I was about 5 years old. I love all styles of music but especially love to play classical pieces on piano. I would love to teach you or your child how to play a classical piece!

About Beckie

Hello! My name is Beckie and I have played music all of my life. I play and teach instruments such as the French horn, trumpet, piano, and voice. I have my Masters in Music on French horn as well as two bachelor's degrees in music performance on French horn and music education. My first j

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Angela
Beckie is amazing! My daughter is taking trumpet lessons with her and it has been extremely beneficial and a wonderful experience overall. I would recommend Beckie wholeheartedly!
Wendy
Beckie is so supportive and encouraging for our beginner, who is now playing Mozart Concertos in the 6th grade. Zero stress for our daughter. She Passed her audition as well in the 5th grade for Junior Winds. Highly recommend!
Forbes B.
Beckie is fantastic! Technically proficient, excellent teacher and highly inspiring! My son has made incredible progress over a few short months.

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Average Cost of Classical Piano Lessons in Altadena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Altadena is $82. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"My 9 year old daughter has been taking lessons with Katarina for the past 3 months. She really enjoys the lessons with Katarina and has learned a lot! Katarina works very well with my daughter and is very pleasant, patient and thorough with her lessons.

Katarina is always on time and very flexible with scheduling which I truly appreciate considering my work and my other children's activities.

We have had a great experience with Katarina and would highly recommend her!"
Michelle
Took Classical Piano lessons from Katarina B.
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"lella
Successfully helped me to play difficult parts in piano pieces I had been challenged with."
Fay
Took Classical Piano lessons from Lella L.
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"Ellen is very thorough in her teaching method, while being super encouraging and patient! She incorporates elements of music theory, technique, and musicality naturally throughout the lesson. On top of that, I also like her ability to customize her teaching approach to help me accomplish my goals!"
Iva
Took Classical Piano lessons from Ellen S.
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"Ms. Charlene has been my piano teacher for ten years. She is very patient and dedicated. I was shy but gained confidence as I expanded my piano repertoire. I participated yearly in the CM piano evaluations organized by the Music Teachers' Association of California (MTAC) and was selected almost every year to perform at the Branch Honors Recitals. Since completing the Advanced level CM and moving to college, I have stopped taking piano lessons from Ms. Charlene. However, I still play the piano whenever I have the time. I highly recommend Ms. Charlene as a piano teacher."
Dexter
Took Classical Piano lessons from Charlene
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"Niki has been teaching our son for a year since he was 6. He has learned so much in the last year- she does a great job of starting with the basics- sight reading, music theory, fingering. Her quiet way keeps him calm but also pushes him to learn. Most of all, he really enjoys the piano and looks forward to lessons!"
Kate
Took Classical Piano lessons from Niki S.
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"This is our second year with Miss Fawn and I can't say enough wonderful things about her. My two older girls have taken piano for 3 1/2 years and she is by far the best teacher we've had.
Miss Fawn is very talented in her own right and expects stellar results from her students. She has a way with kids that make them feel comfortable and excited about piano while making incredible progress.
My 7 year old just started taking lessons and has learned so much already.
Miss Fawn comes to our home each week which, as a busy mom of five, is extremely helpful with our crazy schedule.
Thank you, Miss Fawn!"
Harla
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Great beginner lesson!"
Crystal
Took Classical Piano lessons from Tamari (Tamara) W.
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"Maria is the best all-around music teacher I've ever head. She combines deep musicality, technical precision, rigor, and warmth. In just a handful of lessons, she's helped me find a level of ease and expression that I've never experienced with any other teacher."
Irwin
Took Classical Piano lessons from Maria P.
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"Excellent. First lesson found pieces for my level and enjoyment. I learned so much both about music and composers. Ronald made sure my musical needs were met both by inquiry and demonstration. Looking forward to future lessons."
Sharon
Took Classical Piano lessons from Ronald G.
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"Maria is not your average piano teacher. She does not merely teach you to play the piano--she teaches you to feel the music, to really experience it and, most importantly, to enjoy it. As an advanced adult student, I went through a few different teachers before finally finding Maria. I am so glad I did! She is taking my playing to a whole new level and going over my technique with a fine-toothed comb. I cannot recommend her enough!!"
Amy
Took Classical Piano lessons from Maria P.
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