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Rebecca K.

62 Reviews
Vallejo, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Music-Education/Theory from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rebecca K.

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With a theory emphasis as part of my major in college (and using that knowledge many, many times since), I can help take away the mystery and scariness of music theory.

About Rebecca

Hello! I am a classically trained vocalist and percussionist, with a BA in Music, specializing in Education and Theory. I have taught band, choir, orchestra and piano in high school and middle school. I have also done Music Directing with kids aged 7-14 for various musicals and have taught elemen

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Marc D.

8 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Marc D.

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Reading music,chord building, rhythms

About Marc

I've been playing music since I was 14 years old. I studied classical guitar at State University in Buffalo, NY. and also studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. I love just about every style of music. I mostly play Celtic, Bluegrass, American traditional, jazz, and classical. I a

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Roger H.
He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better.
Avery B.
It was really good information and I had a lot of fun.
Annie B.
I have been taking fiddle/violin lessons from Marc for a few months now, and it has been a great experience. He is very patient and keeps things fun by helping me learn pieces that I am interested in learning to play. I would highly recommend him for any instrument you are wanting to learn.
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Shadwa M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Master of Music, Violin Performance from The Ohio State University
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Shadwa M.

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Music theory is the basis of understanding and appreciating music. I can teach anything from beginner note-reading, to more advanced concepts.

About Shadwa

I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over a decade. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create a warm and suppo

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Shelby R.
Shadwa is awesome! She’s very patient and understanding of student needs. She’s also very encouraging and helpful, whether you’ve had violin experience or not, and makes learning to play so much fun!
Christine
I have learned a lot from my lessons with Shadwa. She has a knack for explaining technique, for making the connections between the physical movement and the sound produced. (Yes, it really does help to stand up straight!) She takes a personal interest in her students, which makes for a great lesson atmosphere. We established longer term goals that we could work towards; I appreciated her patience and creativity. Even scales became more than just boring drills! I definitely recommend her as a viola teacher for adults!

Meet Online Music Theory Teachers Serving Cotati, CA

Melissa F.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Melissa F.

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Want to know more about music theory? I can help you gain a better understanding of reading, writing, and arranging.

About Melissa

I have been studying and performing music for the majority of my life, starting with piano in the third grade. I started singing in choirs in high school and continued studying voice throughout college. I have a classical background and moved to jazz voice as an undergraduate at California State Un

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William Schmalzel
My ukulele mentor was extremely knowledgeable regarding the intricacies of various music formats. She broke down complex details into language that I could understand. She challenged me with next steps and was kind to make me feel accomplished.
Ryan & Hazel H.
This is mine and my daughters first time taking music lessons. Melissa is patient with my daughter and very knowledgeable. After five lessons with Melissa I feel we are on the right track to accomplishing our ukulele goals.
Lynnette
My wife enjoyed her first ukulele lesson and is looking forward to going again next week.

Kyle C.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 2005
  • B.A. Music Education / Music Composition from CSU Stanislaus
  • Awarded 1st Place Award in Art Music Category from Modesto Junior College
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Kyle C.

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Music theory is one of my specialties. I have a B.A. in music composition and am an active published composer and arranger. Music theory lessons also includes a bit of instruction on ear training.

About Kyle

Hello potential students! I have a B.A. in instrumental music education and composition. I have taught private lessons for over 12 years. Teaching private music lessons is my primary job, so I have much experience and wisdom compared to teachers who teach "on the side." Students of all ages stay wi

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Amanda M.
Kyle is very patient and good with teaching my daughter the violin.
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Kyle is a great piano teacher! He is very patient with my 12-year old son. Just yesterday he referred to him as “fun Kyle” because he teaches him small songs on the side that he can show friends and family or are for upcoming holidays. He’s always punctual and respectful of our family and home. I’m grateful to have found him!
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Sean A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sean A.

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Want to have the tools to create your own music? Learn any instrument with greater ease? Then consider learning more about what makes music work. I have a background in formal music theory classes and lessons over the past 4 years of my musical career. I can offer lessons starting with reading sheet music, all the way into advanced chord analysis. My main goal with teaching music theory would be to help my students have a better understanding of music theory in a way that fits their needs, how it can improve their skills as a performer, or even create their own compositions! Please feel free to reach out and see if we would be a good match!

About Sean

I am a collegiate French horn player with 7 years of experience on my primary instrument, as well as many other brass instruments which I have performed within many different groups. I am pursuing an Instrumental Music Education degree at Appalachian State University where I have been principal hor

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Cotati, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Cotati is $65. 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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"Jon knew right away what I needed... Jon drew out cords and progression for me to study. He also advised me how to prolong my sequences and progressions. Fun learning environment..."
Willabe
Took Music Theory lessons from Jon A.
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"Michelle is so sweet and knowledgable! She is extremely patient and helpful and makes learning even the most difficult concepts a fun experience."
Alyssa
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Well, I can say that when we met 24 years ago, I've never seen anyone playing the bass guitar as good as he did, I still remember him playing that beautiful six string bass guitar along with a drummer... I was just trying to catch up with those two ... it was just rehearsal and they didn't need a me as keyboard player , just the slap bass solo was enough for me to step down and watch, I learned a lot just by listening to him. He was a very patient teacher and his musical knowledge was amazing,"
Rolando
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"Keith is a an awesome teacher! I learned so much from him in the span of a few weeks. Every lesson is packed full of information and he makes sure you totally get and understand the lesson before moving onto the next chapter. I really appreciate that he corrects me whenever I make mistakes especially when it comes to staying on beat while playing the piano with the metronome. Lessons are also never boring with him. I feel that he truly cares for the musical growth of his students. Although, I'm taking a break from Take Lessons when I enroll again I will choose Keith for Piano/Music Theory."
Eileen
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith J.
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"Billy is the absolute best! Transcribing rhythms and ear training analysis have always been my weaknesses when it comes to music theory knowledge and finding the right exercises and techniques to improve has always been quite a difficult process to achieve. However, within just a few tutoring lessons from Billy, I started to build a better understanding of music theory as a whole. In every tutoring lesson, Billy was patient, knowledgeable and friendly which quickly benefited my musicality and strengthened my overall friendship and love with music. Thank you Billy!"
Ros
Took Music Theory lessons from Billy D.
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"Adam was our Theory 4 tutor and he did an amazing job making it comprehensible and make sense!"
Moxy
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Jerry has an excellent talent for a wide range of aptitudes. The soundtracks he composes can really connect people with the imagery they seen in the videos. It moves you and really can play into setting the overall tone of your project. You can see his drive and passion for perfection in everything he does."
Trampas
Took Music Theory lessons from Jerry M.
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"Jenny is on time always. The first lesson, she had the books ready and was very professional. I am very happy with her teaching abilities."
Matthew
Took Music Theory lessons from Jenny J.
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"David really listens! Not only to what I want and need, but to where I am and to when I'm being too ambitious. I look forward to the rest of our lessons; I know I'm going to learn a lot."
Diane
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"I now love music theory!"
Alex
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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