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John B.

4 Reviews
Oxnard, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, English, Spanish
  • Awarded Koldofsky Graduate Scholarship in Accompanying from University of Sourpthern California
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John B.

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30 years experience teaching at all levels
Classical Training with a BM, MM and DMA degree
Continuing Lecturer in Collaborative Arts
University of California Santa Barabara since 2005

About John

I have been a piano teacher and vocal coach since 1985. I have a Doctorate in Collaborative Arts from the University of Southern California (1992) I teach Collaborative Arts at the University of California Santa Barbara (since 2005) I have been on the musical staffs of Opera Santa Barbara,

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Jose G.
Meeting John was great, very friendly and professional and to the point, which is my cap of tea and he suggested to get a weighted keys piano to strengthen my fingers, I’m looking into one
Thanks John I will recommend you as a teacher
Jose G Garcia
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John is a fantastic instructor. He has a love for educating others on musical expression and he is a wellspring of musical knowledge. He provides a depth to the piano that I wouldn't have noticed if I taught myself how to play.

John emphasized how to shape musical phrases to make music as opposed to a collection of notes. He had a good ear for honing in on my weaknesses such as how some notes that I played stuck out or the movement of my arms. Most importantly, he taught me how to approach practicing the piano in an effective way. I learned how to listen to myself and how give each note, phrase, and piece the attention and musicality it needed to sound beautifully.

For an adult learner as myself, he was accommodating with how busy I was. He adjusted to my needs and work schedule and taught at a reasonable pace. However, he also never veered from his expectations and praised what I was doing right and provided methods to fix what I was doing wrong.

Although there were times when John expressed his passion for music by delving into tangents on the broader historical significance of pieces, his mini-lectures were never irrelevant nor inappropriate. For example, he commented on how in waltzes, the rhythm on the left hand would need to emulate how a Romantic era string section would play it. For anyone who is serious about how or why pieces of music are meant to be played in a certain way, John is great about contextualizing pieces to make them sound great.

Most importantly, he made practicing piano something that was both enjoyable and challenging, which is difficult to find in a teacher. I owe a great deal of my musicianship to John and he met my expectations of learning the piano. Thank you!
Kenny
John is really great. He takes the time to understand what your goals are and teaches according to your needs. He is patient and provides constructive comments.
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Rob S.

25 Reviews
Camarillo, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Instrumental Music Education, M.A. in Education from Chicago Musical College and CSUN
  • Awarded Many award-winning bands over a 40 year teaching career from Organizations responsible for judging musical competitions
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Rob S.

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Having taught music in schools for the past forty years, I have taught many, many students how to play saxophone. Many have gone on to play in college and beyond!

About Rob

Originally from Chicago, I attended Chicago Musical College for 2 years before moving to Calif. and receiving my B.A. in music from Cal. State Northridge. I also have an M.A. in Education from there. I have been a band director in public schools for over 40 years. My bands have won over 50 1st pl

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Robert (Bob) L.
Clear goals. Great guidance. Comfortable surroundings.
Casey
Rob has been really helpful getting my child started with a new instrument. We look forward to more lessons.
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Emily S.

3 Reviews
Simi Valley, CA
Starting at $44
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Music Communication from The Master's University
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Emily S.

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With 5 years of teaching experience, Emily is excited to start cello lessons with you! She has performed for dozens of venues across 8 countries and 3 continents. Emily received 12 years of formalized training including 4 years of specialized instruction of the Alexander Technique at The Master's University. Consequently, she brings a comprehensive approach to cello instruction, utilizing knowledge of muscle and joint function to her teaching. Aside from using her talents weekly in a contemporary band setting, she also enjoys ensemble work in other capacities. She has performed in a commercial for the Porsche Panamera, a short film for EMD films, has recorded at Capital Records, and has had the pleasure of being the featured musician at various weddings, business functions, and private events. Emily hopes to not only train up talented musicians, but to also encourage responsibility, perseverance, and enjoyment through music!

About Emily

Emily is a private cello instructor to the greater Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, and Simi Valley areas. She draws on years of performance and teaching to offer individualized instruction in cello for all ages. Her teaching includes instruction through the Suzuki method as well as utiliz

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Miranda
Emily is an amazing instructor. Not only does she know how to work with my 8 year old, but she comes on time and prepped ready to go. She makes the lessons fun for her! My daughter looks forward to her cello time now which was hard over zoom. Emily sends out weekly emails with what to practice and has plenty of tips for what my daughter can work on. I'm so glad we found Emily through this service!
Lisa
Nice, very well prepared and effective with a neophyte like me
Jojo W.
Delightful teacher. She plays beautifully. Very knowledgeable. Love the instruction and music she has given me. I look forward to our lessons!
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Josh M.

1 Review
Camarillo, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Josh M.

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Hi! I teach acoustic guitar for all ages! I have 13 years experience playing and 3 years teaching. I tailor my lessons based on each individual students needs/goals. My specialty is playing and singing together, to include teaching students how to play cover songs to match their vocal range.

About Josh

My name is Josh and I love to play the guitar! I also enjoy teaching others and helping people find their passion through playing music I've been playing for 14 years, acoustic, electric, bass...you name it. I've been in a few bands (90s covers, Blues, Classic Rock) but find solo work to be my favor

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Audra
Josh is an outstanding teacher and great with children learning a new instrument. He finds things they are interested in learning to keep it fun and fresh and is flexible and patient. Excellent instructor online as well.
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Daniel F.

84 Reviews
Woodland Hills, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Hebrew
  • Aerospace Engineering from UCLA
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Daniel F.

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About Daniel

I'm a graduate of UCLA School of Engineering with a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering. I have a passion for explaining how the physical world works through math and physics along with 11 years of tutoring experience in those subjects, test prep, and mentorship programs. The teaching strategy I believe i

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Juan
Absolutely amazing! I was struggling with Calculus but Daniel helped me get through it. Thanks to him I now know if there is a problem I’m stuck on or need help I can confidently ask him for math help.
Erin
Helped me with Introductory Physics 1 and 2! Really helped me understand the material rather than just doing the problems for me! Great tutoring!
Angela
Daniel tutored my teenage son in Algebra and Geometry for over one year. During that time, my son's grades increased and he became more confident with Math, in general. His time with Daniel set him up for success in Algebra 2 this year (11th grade). Daniel was always on time, very polite and courteous with my son! Highly recommend his tutoring service.
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Brent B.

4 Reviews
Thousand Oaks, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Piano
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Brent B.

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Progress through Weekly Exposure to and Practice of the Classical Piano Repertoire.

About Brent

I have thirty years of Piano playing experience and have taught Piano privately for the past six years. I have studied in private lessons for over ten years, with different teachers. (I have also performed extensively in the past as an Electric Guitarist for jazz, big-band, funk and metal bands.)

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Jennifer K.
As a teacher of music (violin, voice, and choral) and a Classical singer, and colleague of Brent, I think the most important aspect of teaching is to take a personal approach with each student to see what "fits." Every student learns differently, and Brent recognizes that. He puts a tremendous amount of thought and creativity into the development of his students. Too many teachers today have a "cookie cutter" approach to teaching, and in my own experience, this turns students away from working on music later in their lives. Brent has the opposite approach, he is committed to developing the skills and love for Classical music simultaneously in the student, which has a more long-lasting affect on their schoolwork, concentration, character, and social life.
Guy A.
He is a very dedicated classic artist that is very knowledgeable in his profession. I strongly recommend that everyone work with him.
Cloret C.
Without reservation, recommend Brent as an enthusiastic and thoughtful instructor-mentor to those seeking to actually enjoy the experience of mastering music and piano in particular.
As an observer, I'm impressed with Brent's teaching method, and ability to rekindle in young adults the interest and enthusiasm they may have experienced in former times for playing music at the piano.
As a sensitive and proficient accompanist, Brent works patiently and conscientiously with the singer; putting one at ease, even performing the most challenging works of classical composers.

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"Julie is a great teacher. Very knowledgeable about piano technique and theory. She also makes lessons fun for me as an adult student. I also take voice lessons from Julie and enjoy those as well. I highly recommend Julie as a piano and voice teacher."
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Took Basic Math lessons from Julie L.
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Took Writing lessons from Alexandra W.
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"My daughter has been working with Nick for almost a year. She has always been behind in Reading and Writing and I was concerned about the jump from Middle to High School. Before Nick she was getting C's in these subject but now as a High School Freshman she has been consistently getting A's. Nick has been a godsend to our daughter."
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"Miss Jennifer is so patience and really has reached my TWEEN daughter who I find impossible! She goes the extra mile to ensure she fully grasps concepts and can perform independently. My daughter received straight A's her last semester of school! Miss Jenn makes sure her students understand the importance of learning and gets them to see that their potential is limitless"
Genevieve
Took Algebra 1 lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Excellent tutor! My daughter improved 2 grades (went from a C to and A). Her tests scores were also improved and she did a great job on her SAT and ACT tests. Julissa, has helped her with her confidence in Math overall! Julissa is very reliable and provides a structure that helps students to excel."
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Took Algebra 2 lessons from Julissa F.
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