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Jon S.

11 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $34
  • BME in Music Education from The College of Wooster
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jon S.

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I work with the student to develop a curriculum based on their musical interests and my own teaching pedagogy. I strongly feel that for musicians to own their education, they must have a say in what they play. Assigning method books and mindless etudes to practice doesn't have nearly the same effect asking them "Ok, what kind of music do YOU like? What do you want to PLAY? What do you want to LEARN?".

I believe that students learn best when they are invested in a subject, and the best way to get them invested is to individually get to know each one, speak to them on their level, and get them playing music they're interested in.

About Jon

I'm a professional performer, educator, and recording artist. I received my Masters in Music from New Mexico State University, and my BA and BME from the College of Wooster in Ohio. Students can expect to improve their technique and performing repertoire within a matter of weeks. We will collabo

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Craig
Jon was a great teacher for our teenager, helping him improve his reading while still leaving room open for self-expression and improvising with music that he likes. He is himself a really great musician, and a teacher that knows how to meet students where their interests are and help them learn.
Chiara
John has been teaching my son clarinet from the very beginning and it's been great hearing the progress. He is patient and encouraging in his feedback, and is willing to work with whatever level of commitment (i.e. practice) he is given. I think it's largely due to Jon that my son has stayed interested in playing.
Dwarka Chakravarty
Jon is very kind and friendly. He is extremely innovative and tailors the lessons to the level/needs of the student. He's a stellar musician, but is very patient and encouraging in coaching to help the student improve. He is also flexible with rescheduling lessons when necessary. His move to LA is a big loss for us.

Fernando P.

4 Reviews
La Habra, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Fernando P.

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All levels, all ages, various styles including: Jazz, classic, contemporary/commercial music

About Fernando

Hello there! My name is Fernando, and I bring lots of profession playing and teaching experience to the table. I am an active musician in several local bands of various styles and genres, including jazz bands, Latin jazz bands, sax quartets, church groups, and musicals. I have played across sout

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Evan, Brian, and Esperanza A.
Fernando, is a very good piano instructor, he has the patience that students need.
Michael S.
every lesson i learn a lot more about techniques and i can hear a differene in the sound i make and it is staritng to sound like music.
Ethan
My boys love learning from Fernando. He is very patient and explains things in an easy to understand way. They can't wait for their piano lesson next week.
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Kimberly K.

21 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) from University of California, San Diego
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Kimberly K.

21 Reviews
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Want to learn to play the clarinet? Let me help you!

About Kimberly

Kimberly was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. After starting the flute and piano at the age of 8, she knew she had found something she loved and wanted in her life forever. At age 12, she added the saxophone and clarinet to her repertoire of instruments. After completing her Bachelors degree in

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Frank M.
She is great!
Ahmed ..
She helps me a lot with the clarinet
Sophia
Kim is an excellent teacher and my daughter is happy and playing much better in only 3 lessons!

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Michael M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Child Psychology from John Tyler Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Michael M.

3 Reviews
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I've been teaching Clarinet for 15 years and my students have gone on to College, and other performing goals.I use a variety of books from the typical book you would use as a student in a band program to a more advanced method for other players. Each student is different so I try to evolve to meet their specific needs and learning styles. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you! I plan and offer yearly student performances to give students a practical application to their instruction.

About Michael

Hello, My name is Michael and Im excited to meet you! I've been teaching private & Professional lessons since 1997! I love helping students accomplish their goals like, getting into college, hit auditions, and more, but above all I love to inspire the love of Music and Performance Arts! Throug

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Justine
I am an adult who has no experience with any type of instrument and was very nervous and intimidated at first. Then I met with Michael, and though there was a ton of information we had to go through, he really made me feel at ease. He has the knowledge, patience, and understanding I was really looking for in a teacher and I'm so happy I found him!
Holly
With his flexibility and willingness to accommodate us my daughter learned a lot from him. He was a wonderful teacher and a great person to do business with.
Sharon
Michael is very energetic and passionate about music. My kids have really enjoyed their time with him and we would recommend him to anyone!

Doyle B.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1992
  • B. S. in Music Education from Pensacola Christian College
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Doyle B.

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I have been teaching clarinet for 22 years. I have an earned Masters degree in music and enjoy teaching students of all ages. I am happily married with 5 children at home--4 of them are musicians as well (the youngest is 4).. Students will quickly learn not only the basics of music theory, but will be playing songs as early as their first lesson. It is extremely rewarding watching students have fun, excel, and fall in love with making music. I look forward to working with you.

About Doyle

Hello, my name is Doyle B. and I am eager to help you reach your goals! I've been teaching private lessons since 1992 and have loved helping my students win competitions at the state level, learn how to advance rapidly on their instrument, and fall in love with making music. I have 3 earned degrees

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Wonderful man. Great teacher
Jim
Doyle was fabulous. He was patient & caring. I think I can learn alot from him. Great teacher.
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Bill T.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Bill T.

37 Reviews
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The clarinet is often referred to as the most challenging woodwind instrument. So, in lessons, we'll be sure to cover all the basics of tone production, breath support musicality, and technique to ensure a solid foundation to build upon. I tend to teach these concepts through the use of various exercises and etude/method and duet books which are important for musical development and also fun!

About Bill

Bill is multi-instrumentalist, jazz musician, composer, arranger and educator. He developed a strong connection to music early in life through some family tradition, encouraging parents and many inspiring and influential teachers. He has gone on to perform alongside a number of noteworthy artists a

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Suzette Graham-Hill, M.D. FACP
Bill is Absolutely Excellent. Wonderful patient teacher. Every student should have a teacher as patient as Bill.
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Very good teacher.
Michael G.
Bill was super helpful, kind and very accommodating. Highly suggest hiring him as your teacher!

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Cerritos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Cerritos is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $176 per hour.
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$42 average
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$58 average
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$71 average

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"Ms. Megan has been a dream teacher!! so lucky to have had her helping our daughter with clarinet! Would highly recommend!"
- Del
Took Clarinet lessons from Megan S.
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"Gleb is extremely patientful and nice!! He always creates a nice atmosphere and really does a good job in teaching!!"
- Shimon
Took Clarinet lessons from Gleb V.
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"Josh is a great teacher, and I highly recommend him as an instructor for both adults and youth. I took clarinet lessons many years ago as an elementary school student. I have long had an interest in returning to the instrument, so I recently signed up for a series of lessons with Josh. Although it had been several decades since I first played the clarinet, Josh helped me get comfortable with the instrument again and provided terrific instruction on all aspects of the clarinet and clarinet performance."
- Kim
Took Clarinet lessons from Josh G.
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"David has taught with my son and myself. I recently retired and decided to return to playing music. I have not played since college. We constructed a program that suited my schedule and desire to return to clarinet and also start the soprano sax. David is very knowledgeable and has help[ed me get back into music. He helped me upgrade my clarinet and select a good intermediate soprano sax. He also introduced me to several web tools and different books to advance my skills. I enjoy my lessons with David ad look forward to developing my skills. I highly recommend him to all levels of musicians."
- Jeff
Took Clarinet lessons from David B.
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"David Blumberg is the best clarinet teacher I have had. He is knowledgeable in musicality, clarinet technique, and clarinet equipment. He is able to quickly identify causes of problems and offer multiple solutions. I learned many things from him in just my first lesson. I have had lessons at his house and on Skype. In addition to his vast knowledge of the clarinet and pedagogy he is also a positive person. He wants to see his students succeed. I highly recommend anyone to take lessons from him. No one is too good to learn something from David! -Tom Bassett - principal clarinet Northerntier Symphony - Clarinet teacher Csehy Summer School of Music"
- Thomas Bassett
Took Clarinet lessons from David B.
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"I studied clarinet with William Rappaport when I was a graduate
student in music education at Georgia State University. He may be the
most deeply musical person I have ever known. My sense was that,
though he was a performer of the absolute highest caliber, he was
equally passionate about teaching.
When I initially contacted Bill to schedule lessons, I explained that
I was visually impaired. I wanted to share this information with him
upfront in the event that he had questions or concerns about teaching
me. I remember him saying clearly, “I am aware of the possibilities.”
That was all I needed to hear to feel comfortable entering his studio.
Bill encouraged me to take on any challenge in the clarinet
literature that interested me. He used every possible metaphor he
could think of to communicate ideas that were more easily accessed if
you could simply look at the printed page. He was always warm and
friendly, but focused, never wasting one second of our time together.
Following my work with Bill, I attended The University of Michigan
where, though I was a music education doctoral student, I was
instantly welcomed into one of the clarinet studios. Bill’s creative
work with me played an enormous role in making that happen. Now, I am
a community college professor, teaching a variety of classes including
a studio class for instrumental music students. I often find myself
using the same examples Bill employed with me to help my current
students. I am profoundly grateful for his unyielding commitment to my
growth when I was a student of his."
- Fred
Took Clarinet lessons from William R.
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"She has the best ways of explaining things easily"
- Nivea
Took Clarinet lessons from Alexia P.
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"My 10 year old son really enjoyed the clarinet lesson. He learned a lot and thought she was very nice."
- Evan
Took Clarinet lessons from Kaitlyn T.
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"Josh was great and taught our son new techniques to play."
- Zack
Took Clarinet lessons from Josh G.
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"It is my great pleasure to recommend Mr. Ley M. to you as a music teacher to your child. I am writing as a parent of a son who has benefited from Mr. Ley M.’s phenomenal instructional ability for the Elementary School Music Program in Newark, California, as well as in private music lessons.
Mr. Ley M. is passionate about music. His love for the art is evident in his enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. As the music teacher for the Elementary School Music Program with the Newark Unified School District, Mr. Ley M. is exceedingly patient with all students, encourages them, and coaxes the very best effort from each and every child.
We were very fortunate that Mr. Ley M. was able to provide private tutoring for my son beyond the after school music program. My son has made tremendous progress in learning to play the clarinet. Mr. Ley M. has given my child a strong musical foundation-learning the correct embouchure and fingering techniques to play the clarinet, increasing proficiency in reading notes, timing, and hearing pitch.
Although Mr. Ley M. is one of the best music teacher in the area, his prices are extremely reasonable. In my opinion, he is worth every penny he charges and I certainly believe I have received excellent services for my money. I am tremendously grateful to Mr. Ley M. for everything he has taught my son and the joy of my son’s music playing has brought to our family."
- Kim
Took Clarinet lessons from Ley M.
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