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Summer L.

55 Reviews
Newport Beach, CA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Luca
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 $38
  • Speaks Russian, English, Georgian, Armenian
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Awarded MEAC Annual Panel Examination Evaluator from Music Evaluators Association of California
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Regina G.

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I have been teaching piano for over twenty years, with many of my students participating in international competitions and regularly receiving state honors from the Music Teachers' Association of California (MTAC). Teaching is truly more than a career for me - it is a passion that guides my interaction with all of my students, no matter their age and skillset.

If in addition to pursuing piano as a hobby, you would like to participate in the MTAC Certificate of Merit examinations and earn credit for your studies, you are more than welcome to do so. As a member of the MTAC, my students boast a 100% pass rate (with the vast majority receiving perfect scores on both the performance and music theory sections).

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out. Can't wait to meet you! :-)

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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 ...

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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Presser Scholarship from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
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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
  • Teaching since 2011
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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, Spanish, Italian, French, English, Croatian
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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"I have just had my 6th class with JP and every class has been excellent. His language skill is excellent (after all, he is French!) and he is patient and goes at my speed, which is not fast. He is very well organized, as well. I highly recommend him to anyone who wants to learn French."
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"Nick is very patient and knowledgeable. He has helped me reconstruct many paragraphs in essays/college papers that I had to write. He has a keen eye and sees all the little mistakes and ways things could be rewritten to convey point. He has looked over several of my papers and edited them, and also helped me to learn to write better- not just fixing the problem for me. I have watched my grades go from C's to A's over time, he's great !"
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