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Chen C.

2 Reviews
Chino Hills, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chen C.

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Viola is the glue that bind the violin and cello in any strings ensemble. Whether you are a beginner, violin transplant, or switch hitter. I will work with you to become a proud member of this close-knit group. An excellent choice of instrument for someone arriving late to the music game, or someone who wants to become a more versatile violinist.

For beginners, I prefer using the "Essential Elements for Strings" book, which offers students a head start to what many school will use in their classrooms. For intermediate students, the "Suzuki" books offers repertoire that has become a rite of passage for any string player. Advanced students can expect pieces that are tailor selected for them to show off their unique strengths and address their weakness.

About Chen

Chen is a music teacher, violinist/violist, and conductor with over 15 years of experience. While attending New York University (NYU), he majored in music education and studied with Mark Steinberg of the Brentano String Quartet. As a firm believer that music changes lives, Chen thinks private lesso

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William
Great teacher! Very patient and has great knowledge of music.
YANNIE
Mr. Chen is very patient and professional.

Josh R.

3 Reviews
Crestline, CA
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor of Arts Music Composition from Cal State University San Bernardino
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Josh R.

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As a composer of new music, it is essential to support the local community of musicians through lessons which support individual interests and patiently encourage progress at every level. I teach all ages and can work with any level of skill in terms of instrument ability, music theory, or music engraving. If you sing, play an instrument, or are interested in the manipulation of sound: composition lessons are for you!

In a typical lesson we will begin to develop a new project or analyze a work in progress. Students can expect composition games and exercises with pen and paper for each lesson. If you have Engraving/DAW software like Finale, Sibelius, Ableton, or Logic we will utilize that for games and projects. Helping each student develop their compositional style while increasing their knowledge of music theory, improvisation, and engraving skills are my main goals.

Whether you would like to increase your music theory knowledge, learn how to write music, arrange a

About Josh

I am a Composer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Bassist, and Keyboard/Synth player. My passion is modern music and art with a focus on excellence and attention to detail. I love music of all genres from old to modern, high class to low brow, and seek to instill a similar appreciation in my students. Encour

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Shane H.
Ive really enjoyed my experiences with Josh. He is well versed in all styles of composition and specializes in more modern avant-garde styles. Our lessons in modern counterpoint have really improved my harmonizations skills and expanded what I thought was capable for chords in a band setting.(i.e. jazz big band, concert band, orchestra, etc.)
Kaitlynn
Josh R. is extremely helpful and intuitive. He was extremely helpful during my time with him. He is hard working, dependable and creative. I would definitely recommend him!
Ben
Instructor really knows his music history and theory! Can’t wait to sign up for more composition lessons.

Alana D.

Azusa, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Arts Musical Theatre from UCLA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alana D.

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I am so excited to sing with you! I know how to help you improve tremendously while providing a fun, light-hearted environment. The areas I can provide most expertise include but are not limited to:
-audition prep
-expanding repertoire
-healthy vocal techniques
-practical warm-ups & warm-downs
-sight reading
-acting techniques & methods
-character development & analysis
-proper placement for your range and desired vocal styles or genres

About Alana

Greetings! I have been a performing professional singer and teacher for many years. I've had solo performances at Dodger's Stadium, The Staples Center, St. Peter's Basilica, Disneyland Resort, Knott's Berry Farm, Restaurants, and many regional and professional theatres, to name a few. I graduate

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Ryan M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Contemporary Urban and Popular Music from Columbia College Chicago
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Ryan M.

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I like to craft a lesson plan that revolves around the interest of the student. If you like country but not funk, we'll focus heavy on country and not do any funk. If you want to focus on theory, we will. If you don't want to learn "hot crossed buns" we won't. Let me know the music you like and what you want to accomplish and we can go from there!

About Ryan

Hello! My name is Ryan and I play guitar/sing/write/record with local alternative rock/jam band, Lunar Ticks. I also am a guitarist with the all improvised cover band, Fate Nite. I also book shows, produce a comedy show, started a podcast, write for a local music publication, have spoken at schools

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Patrick M.
Kind, helpful, and attentive - I enjoyed getting to know Ryan very much and despite the fact that first lessons can be a challenge, I feel as though it was time well spent. I look forward to more!
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Stephen K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from Bowling Green State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephen K.

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I use a variety of method books for drum set, mallet percussion, and snare drum, depending on the student's level and their area of interest. I also share exercises and approaches that I have picked up over the years from teachers and other sources, and I often create exercises on the spot to address the student's unique needs. A good practice method is a tool that the student can apply to anything they're interested in; it also encourages them and allows them to have more fun.

About Stephen

I have been teaching since 2010, when I accepted a position as a graduate assistant at Bowling Green State University. My responsibilities included teaching private lessons to undergraduate percussion majors and coaching percussion ensembles. I began teaching students from middle school through hig

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Michelle
My daughter was shy at the beginning, but Stephen was able to warm her up and get her talk. Even she didn't learn a lot, she is excited about the new class coming next week.
Stephen is good at teaching her in different conversations.
He is a good teacher for kids. Highly recommend!
Yanhao
Stephen is a really good teacher. He is experienced, nice, and patient. Especially I am a Chinese, even my language is bad, he can also find the different way to let me know how to study drum. Every class I feel happy.
Yanhao
Stephen is a really good teacher. He is experienced, nice, and patient. Especially I am a Chinese, even my language is bad, he can also find the different way to let me know how to study. Every class I feel happy.
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Daniel L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Self Directed Major - Global Power Structures Post WWII from New York University
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Daniel L.

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IMPROVISERS! (Classical See below)
Have you always wanted to play violin by ear?!  To play all of your favorite songs or play in a band?!
Can you hum or whistle? Can you sing what you hear, even a few notes of it? 

If so, I can help you discover the improviser that already exists inside of you! It's gonna be fun🙂
And yes you will still have to run scales, there is no getting around it... I tried.
Under 16, parents must attend the full lesson and will assist in daily music practice.

CLASSICAL
You want a teacher who will set you up with the foundational technique you need while bringing in songs you've always wanted to learn.

We will go through the Suzuki Method books with supplemental material (though I am not a Suzuki teacher) to instill the art of balanced violin playing into your body and motor functions while our minds play with the beauty of rhythm, timing, tone, expression, and musicality. When you are ready, I am happy to arrange songs that fit your interest in addition to ...

About Daniel

I love playing Jazz, Hip hop, Indie Rock, and Classical music. I've even been known to teach a fiddle tune or two. If you want a strict classical track, we will work out of the Suzuki Method books while supplementing with some of your favorite popular tunes when you are ready. I try to find out

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"Timothy is an excellent instructure. Very good discussion on theory mixed with the lesson."
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"Isabella really enjoyed her lesson and is really excited to continue learning and practicing techniques."
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"We would like to thank Karen for patiently teaching our son Federico. It was a pity we had to come back to Italy and w're missing such a positive inspiration for our son. Thank you again Karen for your professionalism and love in teaching our young son."
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Took Piano lessons from Karen R.
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"It's always overwhelming when your trying out a new instrument for the first time but David is the one to show you in the right direction. In just a short hour, he had showed me the basic principle on how to play and how to read the notes off the page which were greatly helpful. I can't wait to go to my next session!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Gary 's lesson was much more than I anticipated. I found it fun and challenging but not overwhelming"
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Took Singing lessons from Gary R.
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"Solange really enjoyed her lesson, she's looking forward to next week."
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Took Singing lessons from Jessie M.
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"Ying made a great assessment of my skill level and got right to work. She's lovely!"
Claire
Took Cello lessons from Ying L.
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"Different from any instructor I’ve had. Very organized and has lesson plans ready for you to continue perfecting your craft at home. Looking forward to working with him!"
Alex
Took Singing lessons from Steven B.
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"I do no come from a singing background, however I am a stage actor. I first went in search of a voice teacher because I was told that my instrument was not strong and I needed to train it. I was so lucky to find Octavio. Not only is he an amazingly talented and gifted artist himself, but he has the patience and the nurturing capacity I feel all teachers and coaches should have when teaching. I walked into my first class not knowing a thing about voice, but he did not dumb down anything because of that. He expects excellence and professionalism from you and will challenge you to go beyond where you think you could. With out him I am certain I would not have been prepared for graduate school acting auditions. I am very sad to see him go, but I'm glad that others will get to experience his gift! Thank you so much Octavio! You really have helped my confidence so much as a performer and set me on a path to learn more about voice and to seek more training."
Emma
Took Singing lessons from Octavio M.
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