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Laurel T.

Monterey, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Laurel T.

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Ready to take your playing to the next level?

Beginners - learn through a systematic approach to technique, repertoire, and musicianship that will have you playing beautifully and in tune without the common tensions, pain, and bad habits that many find so disheartening about trying to play the violin or viola.

Intermediates - develop a well rounded repertoire and skill set tailored to your musical goals and dreams. This may include Classical music, fiddle styles, the ability to compose and improvise, and honing skills like shifting, vibrato, and more advanced bowing techniques, such as spiccato and sautille.

Advanced players - learn to express technique seamlessly, master your interpretations, and hone your performance skills. Stage fright got you down? Don't worry, I can help with that too!

About Laurel

Classically trained violinist and violist Laurel enjoys performing, composing, improvising, and recording across a variety of genres and with ensembles ranging from orchestras and chamber ensembles, to bands and singer-songwriters. Laurel is frequently sought for her particular ability to add depth

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Jennifer C.

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Carmel, CA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music, Flute Performance from University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennifer C.

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Experienced flute teacher of 10 years. I have taught ages 5-70! All ages and levels are welcome to inquire. I provide customized lessons designed just for you, because there is not just one way to play the flute. I will always be encouraging as you learn, because music lessons should be fun! I am passionate about teaching flute and passing on what I have learned from my mentors over the years. Send me a message to inquire about lessons! I look forward to hearing from you.

About Jennifer

Hi there! My name is Jennifer, and I teach private flute and piccolo lessons. My teaching method/philosophy is simple; it's all about you! I have been teaching since 2009 with students of all ages and playing levels. During our weekly lessons, I will give you the tools to improve your musical skill

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Hristina
Jennifer is a great flutist and instructor! She is very knowledgeable, helpful, and really knows how to articulate her ideas and communicate with the student. She is encouraging and creative in her approach towards her students. She helped me very much with my piccolo playing.
Giovanni
Jennifer Kennedy is an inspiring teacher and performer. One can be in awe with her beautiful playing and amazed of her patience in the way she teaches you to reach your goal. I DEFINITELY recommend Ms. Kennedy for private, online, Skype or at home teaching. you will not be disappointed.
Joanne
I have listened to Jennifer as she gave flute lessons to several young beginning students. I observed that she truly cares about her students and invests herself in their progress. She has a creative teaching style, always coming up with new ways to approach the challenges of each individual student. She spends time to discover the students’ goals and structures their lesson plans accordingly. Jennifer is also a good communicator with the parents of younger students, making sure they are informed and inviting them to observe lessons if they wish. I’m sure you’ll find her a delight to work with.

Clay S.

Santa Cruz, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Clay S.

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I have used Pro Tools while pursuing a Recording Arts Degree from Loyola Marymount University. I am experienced in audio editing, mixing, mastering, sound design, and recording for both Music and Film using Pro Tools. Please feel free to contact me if you think we would be a good match!

About Clay

Hello! Little bit about me, I am a very energetic and uplifting individual who always loves to get creative and make unique moments. I studied Recording Arts and Electrical Engineering at Loyola Marymount University and taught Recording Arts students throughout my whole academic career. I am curren

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Viviana J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 20
  • Bachelor of Music from Musicians Institute
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Viviana J.

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Would you like to play your favorite song on that ukelele you bought month ago? I can totally help you with it, I've been teaching the ukulele for about 2 years now and it doesn't matter what level you find yourself in, class by class we can improve our technique and musicianship with the ukulele and for sure have some fun playing. :)

About Viviana

Hello!!! I am a professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Musicians Institute College of Music in Los Angeles CA with a Bachelors of Music, specifically voice and a certification on Audio Engineering. Students can expect improvement week to week in their musical abili

Cookie T.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, 50+ years of experience.
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cookie T.

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I have been coaching professionally for 20 years. I have a specific teaching curriculum with an emphasis on proper breathing and vocal placement to ensure vocal improvement. I believe singing can be a joyful experience and one that will be a positive change in your life. I teach mostly Pop and Jazz and audition preparation and vocal strengthening for beginners and intermediate singers.

About Cookie

Hello guys, wherever you are! Welcome! I am a professional Vocalist and Vocal Coach. My experience spans over 50 years as a singer, and over 20 as a vocal coach. I have opened for many known singers and coached clients from ages 10 to 70. I mostly coach pop and Jazz beginners in addition to int

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Steve
Cookie Thomas will help you toward your goal as a singer and performer. He listens, he encourages, he pulls out your best and helps you own it. I've worked with him for over 25 years.
David
Cookie’s a wonderful vocalist with a real understanding of music and what makes it work. He’s got a rich velvety tone and really knows how to communicate musically. In addition, he understands people and psychology, making him an ideal choice as an instructor to motivate and inspire.
Karina
I’ve been training with Cookie for 2 years and I’m very happy with my progress. I’ve been able to improve on many different styles of music and I would happily recommend him to anyone.
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
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Soprano and Baritone: open chords, barre chords, strumming rhythms, finger-picking,

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

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"I was nervous at first, but Danielle made me feel very comfortable."
Vanessa
Took Singing lessons from Danielle L.
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"I'm a more "Senior" student who decided that learning the saxophone needed to be at the top of my "Bucket List". I recognize adult students can be particularly challenging because they're a bit more rigid in what they want. Carl is the perfect instructor for all ages. First he's extremely knowledgeable, making you confident he's leading you down the right path. He's has so much diversity in both instruments and styles that he's able to accommodate anyone. With this, he has been able to tailor lessons, mixing the basics with my desire to learn popular jazz tunes. He's picked up on the fact that I'm an engineer and have to understand everything I'm taught, so he's included music theory that makes the lessons, steps, and songs take on a more complete meaning (and improving retention). He's extremely patient and encouraging, as some of my lessons are after very long and tough work days; yet, he knows how to challenge you to ensure continued progress. It's coming up on a year that he's been my instructor and he’s made me so confident I'll stick with playing, that I upgraded to a professional instrument. Superb instructor."
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"He's really knowledgeable about different genres and will work with you at the level your at. He has a gift for teaching!"
John
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam T.
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"Marwan has put a lot of effort both in and out of our lesson slot to make these sessions a great learning experience for our 14 year old daughter. His weekly recap emails are terrific, too."
Kate
Took Songwriting lessons from Marwan S.
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"Samira is consistently prepared and knowledgable about her subject. My kids love her and they are never bored!"
Leslie
Took Jazz Voice lessons from Samira D.
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"Priscilla is a wonderful piano teacher. She has worked with my daughter, Jocelyn (10 years old), since June 2014 on beginner piano lessons. My daughter has been going great so far. She is always excited and motivated about her piano class every Wednesday. Priscilla explains everything step by step and makes learning fun. Everytime Jocelyn walks in the door she is always received with a smile. She's the best piano teacher anyone could ask for and I highly recommend her to anyone."
Francis
Took Piano lessons from Priscilla D.
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"I love my lessons with Ms. Christine! I always wanted to be a "better karaoke singer," but I never thought voice lessons were for people like myself. I was under the impression that only "serious singers" could take voice lessons.

Until I faced my fears, sent Christine an email and asked if she would be willing to show me a few things about singing. She was so warm, and welcoming I just had to meet such a nice woman.

I realized, this was all in my head....my lessons not only taught me about music but it taught me how to love "all" of me including my voice. I'm so grateful to Ms. Christine, thank you for all your inspiration and support!"
Cali
Took Singing lessons from Christine G.
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"Blues Guitar

Mark is a great teacher he has given me a great base to build from, Even though I have never read music his ability to add that into our lessons has helped greatly in understanding what I am learning. Mark is talented and easy to follow in his teaching. He tailors the lessons to your abilities while moving along quickly. Best of all he takes the time to review your progress and answer all your questions. Could not be happier with him as my teacher."
Norman
Took Guitar lessons from Mark W.
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"The guitar lessons I receive from Alex allow me to make significant strides and attain breakthroughs in my guitar playing. He's a very collaborative instructor who has helped me with the specific songs and styles I wanted to learn. Alex is a great communicator and works to help his students improve in a way that is meaningful to the student. I leave each lesson with a true sense of accomplishment knowing that progress is being made."
Jim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"I am encouraged and looking forward to more lessons"
Joanne
Took Music Theory lessons from Bethany R.
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