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Popular Music Theory Teachers in Canyon Country, CA

Kris F.

3 Reviews
Santa Clarita, CA
Starting at $32
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kris F.

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These skills will aid in songwriting, sight reading, etc.

About Kris

Kris has been a private vocal, flute and piano instructor since 1984, and has been teaching in the Santa Clarita Valley since 1994. Her students have gone on to perform in the Los Angeles Opera Company, and in Regional Theatre and National Touring Companies for Hairspray, The King And I, The Music

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Yuko
She is a very professional and enthusiastic instructor. Every level student can enjoy music with her.
Laura H.
Awesome! I had a great lesson and took home some tools to help me find MY voice. Kris made me feel really comfortable and I'm looking forward to more lessons with her!
Sandra J.
Very satisfied! Everything is great! Definitely recommend!
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Bryan L.

3 Reviews
Thousand Oaks, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • M.M. Vocal Performance from University of California Santa Barbara
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Bryan L.

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About Bryan

Hello! I'm a singer and multi-instrumentalist with professional experience in opera, choral, and studio recording. Originally from Thousand Oaks California, I grew up with a love of the theater and of music. I have completed two advanced degrees in music, graduating from the University of Californi

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Chuck R.
Brian was awesome from the start...the fact that he actually had be singing out loud in front of someone was a major accomplishment in itself! He carefully took me through some warmup exercises, then on to harmonizing with a keys, and then on to lyrics. I'm looking forward to coming back and building my confidence even more!
Gray Hacking
I am finding new ways to sing opera more easily. He has opened up my voice incredibly and I previously had some of the world's best singing teachers in London! Bravo Bryan - thanks so much
Chuck K.
Very Professional yet warm and engaging. I plan to use his services for all my singing growth.

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Andrew R.

18 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Andrew R.

18 Reviews
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As a teenager, I learned to play figured bass on a harpsichord in baroque ensembles for many years. My knowledge is classically informed and branches out into every modern style.
Harmony and music theory should be fun and enlightening at every level. It opens the doors to what are sometimes mysteries to our ears. It has enabled me to enjoy being able to play any piece I like by ear after only one or two listens. Understanding how music really works is very satisfying and I very much enjoy sharing that knowledge with my students and watching them become proficient in each discipline

About Andrew

British born and Educated at London's prestigious Trinity College of Music and The Royal Academy of Music, my professional musical career has spanned over two decades to date. I have performed with world renowned acts such as Sia, Dave Stewart and Horace Andy, and have been a featured recording art

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Caroline
It's been decades, and I feel like I've recovered a lot of confidence and ability already. Can't wait for the next one!
Georgia V.
Andrew is by far the best vocal coach I've ever had - he makes you feel so comfy and really knows his stuff. Every lesson is a total joy - cannot recommend anyone more!!
Georgia V.
Andrew is a total gem - and true expert at the craft and also so easy and great to work with!! So grateful!!

Meet Online Music Theory Teachers Serving Canyon Country, CA

Steven O.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Steven O.

5 Reviews
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If you want to read quickly and with complete understanding, I will explain your piano music's harmony, as well as its staff notation. After 33 years of teaching with a Masters degree in Music theory and composition, I am equipped to teach the location of notes, the spelling of chords, and the rhythm of passages.

About Steven

I love to learn music! So do my students. After childhood lessons, and BA and MA degrees from Minnesota and Iowa, I worked for private conservatories in Los Angeles, while teaching and playing for church events and celebrations. In that real-world school, I learned the music that the world

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Hollie
My 8 year old son had been taking lessons with Steven for 2 years now. I am amazed of how great my son is doing. I now put my twin 6 year old girls in lessons. Steven is a patient teacher and knows his stuff.
Jacques V.
Excellent first lesson. Steve was patient and encouraging, and looking forward to future lessons.
Cecily P.
Mr. Steven is an excellent teacher, and really engages my son each week. He is new to piano, and has helped my son progress very quickly with reading notes, tempo, and so much more. Mr. Steven makes every lesson rewarding. I recommend him!

Mark L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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Mark L.

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Theory is an important element essential to understanding and developing your music. Basic scale patterns such as diatonic, pentatonic as well as the numerous modes will give you insight into what you're doing as well as help you to devise your own songs, if that's something you desire to do.

About Mark

Mark L. I was born in California but raised in the sleepy town of Beaverton, Oregon, enmeshed in massive groves of pine and poplar trees and long, cool rainy days. I entered into the world of creativity and music when I was just thirteen by composing poetry and song lyrics, and began dabbling wit

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John D.
Mark is awesome and has a lot of knowledge if you're willing to put in the effort and listen.

Tyler J.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's of Music: Music Business from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Tyler J.

8 Reviews
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Are you hoping to get a jump start on your college courses? Are you trying to write songs, but they never come out the way you hope they will? Have you played an instrument for years, but are interested in understanding the nuts and bolts of how music is constructed?

I'll take you through an in-depth and personalized curriculum of understanding the music that you love through a focused survey and analysis of what it is; how to ready it, its formalized structure, the notes and the chords and how they interact with one another, and onwards.

If you are a more advanced student looking to hone your compositional abilities, I can also offer a more advanced tutorial into music theory and practice, including things such as romantic harmony, twelve-tone theory and beyond.

About Tyler

Hi, I'm Tyler! Born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico, I am the son of a band director. That being said, I have literally been involved in music since I was an infant! I played trombone, bass trombone, and bass guitar all the way through high school, and went to New Mexico State University where I

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WHITNY S.
Tyler arrived early, spent lots of time with my unruly daughter, and kept her on track! He's a good combination of fun/playful but also has a natural authority so that my daughter actually listens to his instruction. Well done and thank you Tyler!
Kerry
Great first lesson - looking forward to the next one.
Nicolas O.
I feel like I learned a lot in an hour and he really helped me find an anchor point that I can go back to if I am stuck on a note. I realized that he went over every proven method that I learned throughout my experiences from elementary school to highschool and then added on to them by explaining how these methods help. He even showed me methods usually taught to college musicians.

The reason I always believed in private lessons is because no matter how few or how many you take, the learning process gets expedited immensely.

I definitely would recommend this teacher for learning a brass instrument.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Canyon Country, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Canyon Country 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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$52 average
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"Music has never come easy me. Up until Zack, I had never found a teacher that helped me get it. When he teaches he takes his time and makes sure you’re getting it. Not only that but he makes sure you have fun! Whenever he’s teaching I can’t help but have fun. He’s always cracking jokes and making you feel comfortable. I love music lessons with him. I’m so glad he’s a teacher and I hope he helps many more kids like me to become better musicians."
Dori
Took Music Theory lessons from Zack D.
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"Rebecca came well prepared and she has a very positive, energetic personality.
She is a true pleasure to be around. To hear her play is a blessing. She has it all:
personality and musically. We are blooking forward to many more lessons to come."
May
Took Music Theory lessons from Rebecca S.
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"Awesome teacher! Patient and knowledgeable. Highly recommended"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"Awesome teacher. Answers every question and explains all concepts thoroughly."
Spencer
Took Music Theory lessons from Joel M.
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"she is a very good, patient and charismatic teacher!!! and she knows her job!!!"
Willy
Took Music Theory lessons from Katie P.
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"Ramona is a Great instructor, Very knowledgable in different aspects of music and instruments; also has a nice set up in her home. grateful for the experience and lessons."
Obsidian
Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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"Trevor was very engaging and taught the fundamentals of music theory very well!"
Richard
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor P.
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"Keith is a an awesome teacher! I learned so much from him in the span of a few weeks. Every lesson is packed full of information and he makes sure you totally get and understand the lesson before moving onto the next chapter. I really appreciate that he corrects me whenever I make mistakes especially when it comes to staying on beat while playing the piano with the metronome. Lessons are also never boring with him. I feel that he truly cares for the musical growth of his students. Although, I'm taking a break from Take Lessons when I enroll again I will choose Keith for Piano/Music Theory."
Eileen
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith J.
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"This tutoring session was probably the best I have ever had. I am taking a Music 101 course in which I am finding myself having trouble with. I took up tutoring with Stephen and he really broke down the steps. Sometimes, I do not understand things the first time when they are explained to me; and reading music happens to be one of them. However, I am very lucky to have Stephen as my tutor who is very patient in explaining the lesson to me. If you want a tutor who is patient and willing to invest time in helping you understand music, I highly recommend that you take Stephen."
Movses
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"Adam is very knowledgeable in music theory. He has helped me on multiple accounts by being able to explain things in simple ways."
Dan
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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