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Lot D.

7 Reviews
Arcadia, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks ENGLISH, DUTCH, FRENCH
  • DOCTOR OF MUSICAL ARTS (Modern oboe) from USC Thornton School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lot D.

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Lot has performed with LA Opera, LA Master Chorale, Musica Angelica... She is a Fulbright scholar, has a Doctoral Degree in Oboe Performance and holds the position of Lecturer in Baroque oboe at USC. Lot lives in Arcadia with her son (11) and daughter (9). Students and parents praise Lot for her patience, approach, kindness, optimism and expertise. Lot’s lessons emphasize good technique, sound development and the joy of playing.

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I am Lecturer in Baroque oboe at the USC Thornton School of Music, as well as General Music Teacher at the Duarte Unified School District. I have been teaching individual oboe lessons for over 15 years. I connect well with young children and beginning students, as well as with intermediate and advan

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Amazing instructor.
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Stephanie H.
Lot is a great instructor and is great at picking up on my individual strengths and weaknesses. I thoroughly enjoy being one of her students!
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Eric C.

14 Reviews
Monrovia, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Eric C.

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I figure out exactly where you are in your technique and knowledge of music and of the instrument. Then, I start teaching from there! For me, the goal of lessons should be the goal of the student, and I do my best to honor that while pushing my students to surpass those goals.

My ultimate aim, is to provide you with an approach to practicing and performing music, that keeps you wanting to go back to do more.

In my career, I primarily play the tenor and baritone saxophones, but I mostly teach alto, and play soprano sometimes. Additionally, I also play the clarinet, bass clarinet, flute and piccolo. With this experience, I help out a lot of my more advanced saxophone students with doubling on these instruments, so they can be prepared for college and the professional world.

I encourage my advanced Jr. High and High School students to audition for various honor groups throughout California and the country such as SCSBOA, CBDA, JBOA, etc. With my background in these groups, I ...

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Hi there! I'm Eric Croissant, a Music Educator, Instrumentalist, Musical Artist, and Producer that was born and raised in Southern California. I have been teaching music lessons for over 10 years now, with over 5 years experience teaching online through programs such as FaceTime, Skype, Zoom,

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Faisal
My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
Zac M.
Eric is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough when he is teaching his students. He is very talented and player numerous instruments. I would recommend him to anyone for lessons.
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Michelle M.

15 Reviews
Upland, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, English
  • BS Music and Outside Field from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michelle M.

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I teach all different ages, from as young as 8 years old to people in their 70s. I am relaxed and flexible, and I make sure we go at the pace that works best for the student.

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My name is Michelle and I have been teaching flute lessons for all ages for over 20 years. Currently, I have students who range in age from 7 to 75, and I really enjoy the variety that brings. I love to start beginners off, to make sure their body posture, tone production and technique are correct,

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Michelle is an incredible flute player and instructor who is very knowledgeable and she really helped me to greatly improve my technique and tone in a short amount of time. She's great at giving constructive feedback and tools to help me along my journey. I've learned so many new techniques from her to help me take my flute playing skills to the next level. Thank you!
Paul Grant
Very helpful and gave me great advice on how to improve my technique. Thank you very much.
Cathy F.
My son started his on line flute lesson with Michelle during pandemic period. At first, I think he probably could not stay longer since boys always have 5 minutes heat. But Michelle made her class interesting, encouraging and easy understanding, my son couldn't wait to have class with her every week. I can feel his technique improved effectively after every class.

For only short 3 months, I was informed he was outgrown from his old book and was capable for upgrading to next level. I am much happier to find Michelle as his flute instructor. Thanks for helping him become more confident, optimistic and diligent.
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Jeff S.

41 Reviews
Pasadena, CA
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1977
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Jeff S.

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Almost all forms popular music in America got it's start in the blues. Musical genres such as both jazz and rock have their roots deeply in the blues. Some blues songs, such as Stormy Monday by T. Bone Walker were using basic blues chord patterns, but then on the 6th measure of each verse, T Bone would throw in a standard jazz chord progression. G9, Am7, Bm7, Bb13, Am7, D7b9, G9, followed by C9 back to the G9 and then the verse would end on a dominant 5th chord with a #9th, [D7#9]. This is where the 2 genres sometimes started to really mix with each other. Blues is the foundation where this all began. Rock and roll on the other hand, stayed closer to older and simpler blues chord progressions and licks, but played the tempos far quicker than a blues song would play, and the rhythm section would also play a lot more aggressively than a blues band would. Early rock and roll stayed very close to the original and more simple chord progressions of the earlier blues songs.
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Hi, my name is Jeff. I received my Bachelors' in Music from Cal State Los Angeles and have taught music for over 30 years. I've played with the Drifters, Tower of Power, Brenda White, and Bobby Bradford. I have lead bands that have included alumni from the likes of Stevie Wonder, Jerry Lee Lewis, Co

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Pat M.
I have been seeing Jeff for about 3 years. I was an old folkie - with no time to practice - for about 50 years, but finally my wife bought me some lessons when I retired. Hit it off with Jeff immediately. He really knows the music I want - which in my case is classic rock - but he can do pretty much anything you need. Still give him 5 stars!
Richard R.
I immediately felt at ease with Jeff and it did not take him long to figure me out and point me in the right direction. Looking forward to many more lessons with him. I wish I lived here so it could be on a more regular basis. But happy with what I CAN get. Thanks Jeff!
James A.
My Aunty is turning 80 this weekend and I decided to learn how to play Happy Birthday on the ukulele as a surprise for her. Jeff not only helped me accomplish my goal but also got me started on other songs as well. His patience and enthusiastic personality made the lessons not ony productive but personable as well!!! 2 thumbs up to an awesome instructor!!!!!
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Jessica G.

64 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Cole Conservatory of Music at CSULB
  • Awarded Outstanding String Player from California State University Long Beach Strings Department
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Jessica G.

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Cello lessons in my studio, at your home, or on-line.

About Jessica

I have 20 years of playing experience along with a Bachelor's degree in Cello Performance. I was the section leader of my university's orchestra as well as a full-scholarship member of the university quartet. As a professional gigging musician, I have played with Il Divo, Mario Winans, La Jolla Sy

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Joe A.

8 Reviews
La Mirada, CA
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  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Awarded Contributions to Education from Vic Firth Drumsticks
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Joe A.

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As a teacher, I believe that learning to play music is one of life’s most rewarding experiences. My goal is to help you take your musical aspirations as far as you can! As one of Southern California’s most renowned teachers, I have been teaching for over 20 years and am known as a specialist in using state-of-the-art methods in developing vocabulary, command, and control of the complete drum set. You will learn the masterful stick, finger and foot techniques used by the professionals.
What sets me apart from other teachers is my performance experience as an instructor/clinician. I have performed educational clinics at several universities, colleges, schools and music stores throughout the country. My knowledge and experience, unlimited 24/7 student support, follow-up and passion for music education is unparalleled.
I am the author of the education instructional video series titled, “The True Basics of Drumming”. My video series outlines some of my teaching and playing ...

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Joe Alessandro, Award winning educator and author of “The True Basics of Drumming” attended Music Institute (MI), Hollywood, California. Joe continued his music education studying with several name musicians such as Paul Cush, formerly of CBS Studios; Terry Bozzio and Chuck Silverman. Joe has

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Robert A.
My first lesson with Joe was Awesome and eye opening!
Joe has plenty of patience when it comes to rookies like me! I felt very comfortable at his location!
I'm working on the techniques and homework he gave me and now it's making sense as I'm practicing at home what we went over on my first lesson. I feel like I made a great choice from the get go and I'm excited and looking forward my next 14 lessons!
Natasha
I would highly recommend joe to anyone that's looking to learn from a great music instructor!
To be the best, you have to learn from the best! :)
I've been taking lessons w/ joe for a couple of months and Not only is he affordable, but he's patient w/ you, he's passionate about what he does, he's good at communicating & Makes sure you understand what's going on. Joe also values the importance of drum concepts and techniques, & he's always there to help! :)
Chantelle Saad
Joe is an awesome teacher! He is super helpful and patient. He offers practical but essential instruction on the basics of drumming. Can't wait to continue classes with him!

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"Best. Instructor. Ever. Indeed. LOL Kenneth's a truly awesome teacher that eats, sleep, and breathes dance, and just freaking life in general. This guy can be waiting to be seated at a restaurant and start dancing out in public because he's just that passionate and excited to teach LOL I was able to learn from Kenneth in a summer workshop and the amount of craziness that happened blew my mind. It's not just his choreography that's awesome , but it's Kenneth himself - his personality makes him stand out from the crowd, and his vibrancy as a human being, dancer, and teacher, radiates in any environment he's in, and it's infectious. Kenneth inspires me to not only learn his choreography extremely well, but to also find myself and my own style by encouraging me to find my own personality in his dances. Thanks bro ✊🏽 Can't wait to learn from you again in the future!"
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Took Dance Choreography lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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"Love Tina! Took some lessons to improve my ability to project my voice. Only thing I would add is maybe an air purifier in the lesson room for ventilation. Thank you very much!"
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Tina B.
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"Andrea is essential in my process: either that be an audition or in preparing a role. Her guidance has been instrumental in helping me develop a strong point of view in my work when I’ve felt lost. Her experience gives her the expert language to discuss what doesn’t work to tell a story while bringing the best out of the actor. She is a gem. I am lucky to have her as coach."
Reece
Took Acting lessons from Andrea S.
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"Alexandra was my primary coach when I was applying to MFA Acting programs last year. She is the best! She was instrumental in my success at every step of the process: helping me to pick material, coaching me on how to highlight my unique skill set, preparing me for what to expect in the room, and even in-home coaching while I filmed a taped audition. She is insightful and clear in her instruction and the breadth of her theatrical training allows her to tailor each session to the specific needs of each client. If she hadn't already helped me get accepted to one of my top schools (where I'll be starting this fall!) I'd absolutely hire her again. I can't recommend her enough!"
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Took Acting lessons from Alexandra W.
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"Andrew was an incredible source of information and passion on King Henry V! He was very personable, didn’t wast any time and was just generally a joy to work with!"
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Took Shakespearean Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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"Tamika helped prepare me as a model under her set TYT Productions in the Fashion Show called "Fashion Meets Hip Hop". This was my first time modeling in a fashion show and she helped me to feel comfortable and confident as I walked the runway. She worked hard preparing other models that worked alongside me that were under her set as well. She picked out our outfits and did a great job getting us ready for the show. We did a great job representing her in the fashion show. I look forward to working with her in the future."
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Took Modeling lessons from Tamika T.
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"She took her time teaching me. she is very knowledgeable in techniques!"
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Took Film Acting lessons from Jennifer V.
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"My husband has been seeing Gabriel for help to rebuild his speaking voice damaged by injury. Gabriel's knowledge of the mechanics of voice, together with his patience, his sincerity and focus have really helped in the recovery process.

Gabriel is a joy to work with, professional, down to earth, and a very nice person."
Ann Marie
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Gabriel W.
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"Becca has been very instrumental to the enhancement of my voice acting career! She goes above and beyond for you and truly loves and cares about what she's doing!

She really stands out because she is incredibly knowledgeable, resourceful, and has the perfect amount of charisma where she is encouraging and builds your confidence, at the same time is very honest and to the point!

She knows how to delve into your full potential with your voice and I look forward to receiving further lessons as needed!

Every penny and then some, is worth her training!"
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Rebecca L.
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"Alexandra is awesome!!! She is easy to understand and makes the class go by so fast... I always look forward to the next class."
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