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Summer L.

55 Reviews
Newport Beach, CA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Summer L.

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We will work together to develop your musicianship and make learning music fun, regardless of age or musical background. Lessons will be at your pace, tailored to your interests, and, perhaps most importantly, will foster a love and understanding of music.

Students will learn songs they love to play — from any genre — while also developing important skills such as learning how to practice, note reading, rhythm, playing by ear, and technique, as well as songwriting, composing, improvisation, and music theory.

About Summer

My primary goal as a teacher is to make music lessons a positive, life-enriching experience for my students. Above all, our lessons will focus on reaching your musical potential and goals. Lesson curriculum will cover the practical skills you need in order to develop musical fluency, creativity,

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I'm a singing teacher and decided to take some piano lessons and get so lucky finding Summer! She is a fantastic teacher, great listener, amazing at figuring out how to teach you what you want to learn. On top of all that she is a wonderful person who makes lessons so enjoyable and fun.
Joseph
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Regina G.

14 Reviews
Fountain Valley, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Russian, English, Georgian, Armenian
  • Awarded MEAC Annual Panel Examination Evaluator from Music Evaluators Association of California
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Regina G.

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Classical piano is a subject I have taught for over twenty (20) years. As a classically-trained pianist, it has been my main area of focus throughout my teaching and performing careers. If you wish to focus on classical piano, we will cover in-depth music theory during our classes, which is a required component for success in classical piano.

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Online-only piano classes are only available to students who have prior experience. I do not recommend complete beginners to start fully online, as there are beginners' nuances that are much better addressed in-person!

About Regina

With more than twenty-three years of professional teaching experience, Regina is able to offer her students a diverse range of educational resources. She specializes in teaching piano, performance, and music theory to students of all ages and levels. At the age of fifteen, Regina graduated with

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Alma
My daughter truly enjoyed her first class. She felt comfortable and excited about restarting piano lessons again.
Vito C.
The best teacher ever that I encountered for my children. She has this charisma to engage my kids and make them focused. My kids benefited from her tremendously!
Athena & Bethany W.
Regina is very details and passionate about her lessons. My kids love her first lesson very much. She is very patient with younger kids. I think they will enjoy their piano lesson a lot.
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Elias S.

4 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

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violins, viola, mandolin, guitar, bass, piano, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profes

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Sara
Elias is the best! Such a knowledge and passion of music. He has been my sons guitar instructor going on 5 months. My son has learned so much and always enjoys and looks forward to his lessons. My son is is not only learning guitar but violin as well from him. Fantastic instructor A+
Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
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Ellie A.

11 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Presser Scholarship from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ellie A.

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I have been studying piano for over ten years and I am a member of the National Music Teacher's Association. I am certified through level 10 (advanced) in the California Certificate of Merit for Piano program. I also play French horn and have my Bachelor's degree in Music, specifically in French horn performance, from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

My hope in teaching piano lessons is to instill in others the lifelong joy that I have discovered through learning piano. Being able to sit down and create a piece of music is a magical thing that I am excited to pass on to my students! Lessons will be tailored to the individual student's level and goals.

Also important: I strongly recommend having, at the minimum, an 88-key weighted digital piano before signing up for lessons. There are many keyboards you can get for cheaper with less than 88 keys that are non-weighted, but you will not get the same results as you would with a full-sized acoustic or digital piano.

About Ellie

I am a classically trained pianist and French horn player. I have been studying both instruments for 12 years and graduated with my Bachelor's degree in French horn performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. I currently work as a freelance musician and teacher in the Pittsburgh, Penns

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Adam H.
Ellie is a terrific piano teacher and I highly recommend her. I’m a beginner and she has made piano fun, easy to learn, and continues to layer things on so I can improve. Virtual lessons are no issue. Ellie does a great job of catching the little things so you can continue to improve on all the little details of being a great player.
Marisa
Ellie is so understanding and an excellent teacher! She is patient, direct, and helps me learn both formal technique and fun music that keeps me motivated to keep playing.
Yiping L.
I had a great first lesson with Ellie. She is a great instructor!

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Zach P.

9 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Zach P.

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Ableton is such a powerful tool but can be a bit intimidating when you first start with it. There's an endless amount of possibilities and it can be difficult to know where to even start. I've written and produced hundreds of songs for myself, TV commercials, other artists and songs I've worked on have accumulated millions of plays online. Allow me to share my knowledge with you, both technical and creative. Let's make some great music!

About Zach

“I have a passion for music and my greatest goal in life is to share that passion one way or another.” Zach P. started his musical journey before he could speak with his father starting his ear-training as a toddler. He’s taught all levels of guitar, piano and voice for several years. H

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Jack
Every minute of my lesson is a great time! Very fun teacher and can't wait for every week for the next lesson. Definitely will continue learning from him for the foreseeable future.
James
zack is a talented musician. he is smart and fun. You will learn so much with him as he knows lots about ableton and music.
James
Zack is smart and knowledgeable. He knows how to troubleshoot problems and has many solutions. He is a fun and patient teacher honest and intelligent and talented .
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Carl B.

27 Reviews
Seal Beach, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, English, Italian, Croatian, Spanish, French
  • Awarded Most Effective Vocal Teacher from Torrance Theater Group
  • Teaching since 1996
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Carl B.

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I teach singing teacher's of all levels how to approach a singing lesson, and how to set up and operate a voice studio. I itemize the equipment and describe its usage, and teach the process of progressing vocal students to their goals.
I teach scheduling, pricing, studio regulations, and a guide to the best literature to acquire and utilize.

About Carl

I love teaching singing to all ages and all levels, including Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, and Touring Professionals. I teach all styles of singing, including Pop, Musical Theater, Gospel, Classical, Rock, Jazz, Scat Singing, Belting, Country and Western, and Rap. I am a very high level s

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Carlos
Carl B. Is an outstanding teacher. Very patient and respectful to his students. You can tell Carl knows what he's talking about.
George
Carl has been there and done that; and shares all of his experience and passion with you! He is thorough and it is obvious that he knows what he is doing and is dedicated to helping you learn. A real professional that you can count on!
Anne M.
Carl took the time to get to know me, and began to feel so comfortable with him. It was perhaps the best experience I have ever had with a teacher for singing. I received great information and techniques.

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"Simona is very intelligent. She was able to quickly assess my skill level and then design instruction to meet my needs. Everyone has a unique learning style and Simona was mindful of mine as she crafted learning experiences to help me advance. She has a kind patient, and gentle manner which puts the student at ease. Over the years I've had several foreign language instructors, Simona is by far the best ever."
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Took Italian lessons from Simona B.
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"Was very tolerant of the fact that I had zero knowledge of the language upon entry. He also doesn't waste time and is good about explaining words and their meanings. His snippets of knowledge about Japanese traditions and their relationship with certain words he drops added bonus insight to them that I really enjoyed! He is also very clear about what should be done to improve for the next lessons!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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Took Farsi lessons from Marjan Z.
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"Hi is very good teacher!! My son is happy and learning fast."
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Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Tom is a great teacher. He has really helped me reduce my accent. I think people pay more attention to what i say now. Thanks Tom"
Jose
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Tom S.
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"Jean-Luc is doing a fantastic job with my two kids. He is very patient with them, and makes French enjoyable for them to learn."
Brianna
Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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"I have now had 5 lessons with Cynthia and each lesson has been great and I'm learning a lot and most importantly for me practicing conversation. I would definitely recommend Cynthia!"
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Took Italian lessons from Cynthia V.
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"I’ve been learning Russian with Aksana for almost a year now, and she has really helped me out with my Russian. Aksana is a great teacher, and she provides good resources to study from, like videos, songs, and short stories, and it’s all really helped me build my Russian skills. I feel more confident in my speaking then I ever have. She is reliable and good at answering questions, and she really works with you to help understand grammar, or pronunciation. I have had such a great experience with Aksana, and if you need a Russian tutor, she is the one!"
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Took Russian lessons from Aksana P.
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"First lesson went great Pantelis is so easy going and a joy to work with."
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Took Greek lessons from Pantelis P.
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"I had the pleasure of having Joneide as a Portuguese language for a few different courses at Brazil in Chicago. She was a great teacher who made every class exciting and different. She was very organized and came to class each week with a lesson plan as well as different materials and activities to help us as we learned the Portuguese language. Although she made each class fun, she also challenged us by making sure we engaged in as much Portuguese dialogue as possible. She also made sure to correct our pronunciation so that we said each word correctly, which was something I was really grateful for. Also, aside from being a great instructor she was very friendly and made you feel comfortable asking any questions in the class setting. She also taught us a lot about the Brazilian culture and even did a cooking demo during one of our last classes, making Pão de queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread) for our class!"
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Took Portuguese lessons from Joneide F.
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