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John M.

23 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner
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John M.

23 Reviews
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Learn the Tricks of the trade and get up and going fast on Piano!!! Please change "Subject" to see full bio for other instruments.

About John

I have 40 years of Professional drums & percussion experience and 13 years of teaching beginning and intermediate drummers by ear, performance & notation. Preforming drums has brought so much enjoyment to my life and has expanded my cognitive and creative mind more than I would have ever realized w

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Jacob
Just had my first drums lesson with John. He is great at breaking the instrument down into manageable pieces and building confidence quickly. I am very excited for future lessons!
Serena
Great instructor! Great communication
Royce M.
Best instructor ever!
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Anthony L.

19 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Anthony L.

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I am most comfortable using simple methods for teaching children. The student will become acclimated to the instrument and move through recognized, engaging study materials some of which have prerecorded tracks for the student to listen to at home.

About Anthony

I was originally trained on Saxophone, Voice and basic piano skills at the Chicago Conservatory of Music. My professional experience has been working as a traveling house band for the Marriott Hotels as well as the Sheraton Hotels and the Ted Allen Agency in Chicago as well as numerous types of cla

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Bernard W.
Hi everyone,
You call him Anthony,
I’ll call him,Tony.
The man is out of this world.He is great,
He listen to you,What you have to say.
He’s a great teacher,In his own right...

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Harriet F.
Excellent teacher! Explains things well and is very amenable to answering questions. A great experience. Looking forward to playing some jazz!
Kelly
He has help build confidence thru positive reenforcement for my son.
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Hannah R.

29 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Hannah R.

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A natural teacher at heart, I teach Piano, Visual Arts, and Yoga. I earned my Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Teaching and my California Teaching Credential in the Visual Arts and have been teaching professionally since 2012. I began playing the piano at age seven and advanced to honors recitals of Certificate of Merit through the Music Teachers' Association of California (MTAC). I have experience teaching ages 4-65 and beginning through early-intermediate levels. Beginners are my specialty and I currently teach 12 piano students a week. I use a variety of materials like flashcards and book series to teach classical, jazz, pop, and sacred styles: Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Bastien Basics, Bastien & Bastien, Faber’s Piano Adventures, FunTime Faber & Faber, Piano for the Older Beginner, Alfred Masterworks, and Hal Leonard Songs from Disney. Students have the options of borrowing my used books or purchasing new books.

My new students love the patience and personalization that I bring ...

About Hannah

Piano: A natural teacher at heart, I teach Piano, Visual Arts, and Yoga. I earned my Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Teaching and my California Teaching Credential in the Visual Arts and have been teaching professionally since 2012. I began playing the piano at age seven and advanced to honors recit

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Natasha C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Music Production & Engineering from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
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Natasha C.

6 Reviews
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Hey everyone! I spend most of my time touring the world with A list pop artists as guitarist/multi-instrumentalist, but in my spare time I love passing along the gift of music via teaching. I tailor my lessons specifically for each students needs, and to match their personalities and interests. Wanna learn the basics of piano? Sick! Wanna learn an impressive pop chord progression? Awesome! Wanna learn how to play an Adele song and make your friends cry? I got you!

About Natasha

I graduated from Berklee College of Music and spend most of my time touring the world with A list pop artists as guitarist/multi-instrumentalist. I've played concerts to thousands of people, national/international TV shows, countless tours and festivals. My most important goal is for my students to

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Ron B.
I enjoyed my first lesson with Natasha. She was positive, supportive and gave me some immediate achievable goals to pursue. I am looking forward to continuing the process with her.
Brian
Fully endorse, Natasha has a great attitude, can really play, and communicated very well despite the lesson being online.
Deanna
Natasha's amazing! Great personality and makes it very easy to feel comfortable with trying new things on the guitar. She's great at explaining techniques that I have trouble with and very understanding with what I am trying to achieve. I would definitely recommend her to any of my friends/ family.
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Stephen L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Music Education from California State University Fullerton
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Stephen L.

6 Reviews
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I teach beginning basics, that will get you playing easy songs today!

About Stephen

Hello, my name is Stephen Layton, I'm 36 and I am a professional musician, educator, and composer. I am currently teaching in two locations, Riverside County, and in Orange County. I earned a B.A. in Music Education at California State University Fullerton. I also have a Single Subject Teaching Cre

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Luke N.
Stephen has really been really helping me advance my musicianship in a lot of ways that I wouldn't have gotten from self-study alone. He is generous with his time and attention and really wants to help me move forward.
Aaron
The best lesson I have taken! I look forward to future lessons because I am learning so much!
Jared M.
Steven is a very good instructor. He has a wonderful personality. He!s firm, knowledgeable, and knows how to encourage the student to work hard. My son has learned a lot from him in a short period of time as a beginner. I’d definitely recommend Steven.

Artem K.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Dalhousie University
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Artem K.

12 Reviews
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I come from a musical family where everyone was able to play piano at a high level and considered pursuing a career in piano for a long time. Although violin had become my primary instrument, I still perform and teach. I teach any level from beginner to advanced!
Some of the books I use - Piano lessons, Level 1 James Bastien, J. S. Bach 24 Fuges and preludes, L. Beethoven Piano Sonatas, A. Mozart Piano Sonatas.

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Q.: Do you teach bi-weekly lessons?

A.: No, I do not give bi-weekly lessons, and require all of my students to take at least 4 lessons a month to be able to join my studio.

Q.: What happens if I miss a lesson?

A.: My studio policy is that all of my students are required to give me an at least 24-hour notice if they will be missing their lesson for any reason with the exception of illness or family emergencies. It is the student's responsibility to reschedule the lesson for the same week, or their lesson time will be charged in full. For illnesses and ...

About Artem

Hello dear students! My name is Artem and I have been playing violin since I was 4 years old and am a freelance musician, composer and pedagogue. I am passionate about teaching because I believe education and willingness to learn is an extremely important factor for personal development and succe

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Roger
Excellent pronunciation guidance and practice!
Joseph G.
Not only is Artem a world class violinist but also a very nice person who will make you look forward to the next lesson.
Elizabeth C.
Artem is extremely professional, positive and great MAESTRO!! In the short time I have been with Artem he has taught me valuable foundation techniques. I highly recommend Artem for students who are serious about fine musician techniques and being world class artists!

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Carlsbad, CA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Carlsbad is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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$42 average
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$57 average
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$71 average

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"Vasiliy has been working with my 7 year old for around six months now. He is a very patient and loving teacher with a strong work ethic. He takes effort to build the foundations of piano, both theory and practice. We have been very pleased with his guidance."
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Took Piano lessons from Vasiliy M.
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"Ginni took the time to work with a new student who was very nervous about starting class."
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Took Piano lessons from Ginni A.
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"Peter got right down to business and it is clear he knows what he is doing. My son is 5 and Peter kept his attention for the full 30 minutes, which is really saying something. At the end of the first lesson, my son was introduced to and could repeat note names; could play a five-note scale; and was learning his right hand from his left. I myself went to Juilliard and Yale for music and am so pleased Peter will be teaching our child(ren)."
Callum
Took Piano lessons from Peter B.
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"My son just had his first piano lesson with Chris and is excited for his next lesson - that is a success in my eyes. I look forward to seeing how the lessons continue to excite and inspire my son."
Sol
Took Piano lessons from Christopher M.
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"Wanted to just learn to play my favorite song on the piano, but Bill ended up teaching me to play piano."
Lynette
Took Piano lessons from Bill L.
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"Today is my first lesson, I found Deanna to be a caring professional"
Helen
Took Piano lessons from DeAnna H.
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"I am the mother of one of Iryna's Students. She is an excellent piano teacher. My children went thru several piano teachers before we found Iryna and she has been the best. She really takes the time to explain and does it in a way that makes it easier for the student to understand. She is patient and allows the student to learn at their own pace. I would strongly recommend her."
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Took Piano lessons from Iryna P.
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"Great teacher. Amazing person. Learning not just paino but how to speak via my instrument.

Would reccomend to all ages & skill levels"
Bryan
Took Piano lessons from Buzz A.
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"She was very patient and went at the pace that was right for me."
Hedda
Took Piano lessons from Britta P.
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"Bill's great. Very knowledgeable and very patient. Highly recommended."
John
Took Piano lessons from Bill T.
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