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Tracey H.

7 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 to 60
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Tracey H.

7 Reviews
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I've studied Music Theory at Berklee College of Music and Musician's Institute (AA Degree - Voice/Vocal Performance) and can definitely help you to learn basic music theory to help you with your songwriting goals. I try to take the lens of “theory for singers” - as I think singers may approach theory slightly differently than other instrumentalists tend to. I try to make theory approachable, understandable, and pragmatic, so you can really see where and how it can help you and benefit your abilities as a songwriter and musician.

About Tracey

I've been singing, performing, songwriting, and studying voice for 20+ years. I'm alumnus of both Berklee College of Music, where I studied Voice/Vocal Performance, and Musician's Institute, where I earned a degree in Voice / Vocal Performance. I've been teaching since 2006, and work with a wide ra

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Craig
Tracy is an expert and has taken me to places in singing that I was ‘scared’ of. I have seen improvements even after 4 lessons. Tracey is a caring and practical tutor. I highly recommend her!
Gemma
I had my first lesson with Tracey today and I can't wait to take more! I'm a person who likes knowing how stuff works, why we may do something a certain way, what I should be paying attention to etc etc, and I love that she is willing to break everything down and explain in a very relatable way. She's very patient, easy-going, and despite how uncomfortable it is for me to sing in front of others, she made me feel like she's truly there to go along the journey with me, to improve and discover my voice with no judgments. Tracey is the best!
Elizabeth N.
Tracey is super nice. I was not with them in the sdudio when she was teaching my daughter . She said I could definitely stay there though. My daughter was very happy with her.

Carolyn T.

4 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor’s in music performance from Rowan University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Distinguished Civil Service Award from Dean Paul Bryan, Curtis Institute of Music
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Carolyn T.

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Music theory is a great way to learn the structure of music. Learning music theory also helps tremendously with learning an instrument.

About Carolyn

Carolyn T. is a Bay area musician and teacher. Originally from the suburbs outside of Philadelphia, Carolyn grew up playing piano, guitar, trumpet and tuba. She moved out west to pursue a Master’s Degree under the tutelage of Jeffrey Anderson at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where she ser

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Robert
What a fantastic musician! Very knowledgeable and helpful! Highly recommend!
Ali
Carolyn was very patient with my son. She did a great job explaining things on his level. Would highly recommend her.
John
Carolyn is a Grade A instructor, mentor, and guide for all things tuba, piano, audition preparation, and music theory! In my experience studying with her, she is patient, kind, helpful, knowledgeable, and all around a wonderful teacher! I would highly recommend to musicians of any age.
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Evelyn S.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor's of Music from University of Georgia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Evelyn S.

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Learn the foundations of music theory and composition, so you can better understand and explore all that the music has to offer! You'll walk away with a deeper understanding of the "how" and "why" in music, and you'll have more appreciation for the music and composers.

About Evelyn

Experienced music teacher of 10 years. I find a student's unique gift and let it shine through their music! I build a solid foundation in my lessons, so a student can sing/play/write any style of music and reach their specific goals. I provide all of the tools necessary to hone their craft, from te

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Calvin T.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Mandarin & Cantonese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Violin Performance from Northwestern University
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Calvin T.

3 Reviews
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Learn Aural (Music Listening) Skills, including recognizing and producing intervals and sight-singing

Learn Music Theory (including Rhythms, Time Signature, Circle of 5ths, types of Chords, etc)

Please note: I have had a successful background check recently in Canada. If you would like to take lessons but would like to verify or get an update of my background check status first before proceeding, please do not hesitate to contact me directly. Thanks so much!

About Calvin

Calvin, a professional violin teacher and expert violinist, who hails from Austin (TX) and Chicago (IL), has been featured in Charlotte's very own classical radio station, in its "Mainstreet Sessions" performing the virtuosic show-piece Zigeunerweisen by Sarasate, has performed with various top-not

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Calvin is a wonderful Violin teacher. Both of my kids are learning with him. They enjoy their violin learning lessons.
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Steven E.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Guitar performance from MI
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Steven E.

37 Reviews
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Hello, need help with music theory? I have advanced knowledge of theory and can help you achieve your goals. Send me a message if you have any questions. See you soon!

About Steven

Steve is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and record producer. He currently is a music director at his local church and holds a degree from one of the best contemporary music schools. At GIT he had an opportunity to study and play with some of the best musicians in the world. Ste

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Tatiana H.
Steve is a great teacher. I had some small working knowledge after trying to teach myself for a year without any luck and with Steve's help I've learned a lot and can play a couple of songs! He really listens to you and what your interests are and focuses on those rather than the traditional method of going through the basics and earning things we have no interest in like we all did in band class in school. Of course if that's what you need he will, but in all its focused on you and what you need to progress yourself as a musician. He is also very easy to work with in terms of making and changing schedules. If you have a hectic and ever changing life like myself it's no problem for Steve to work around. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in taking their guitar playing to the next level.
Jim H.
Steven is an excellent teacher. I wanted to learn how to play a song quickly but Steven showed me the chords and correct techniques. By learning this way, I can play a variety of songs and not just memorize one. I am thoroughly enjoying my lessons with Steven. He is professional and personable and has made learning fun. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to learn how to play the guitar. The most impressive part about Steven is he won't let you fall into bad habits pay attention focus.
David Hickman
Steve is an absolutely phenomenal teacher! He has been working with our 4th grade son for a couple of months and the progress has been substantial. Steve takes a genuine interest in the genres of music our son enjoys and uses that to enhance his interest in learning. I would absolutely recommend Steve for any age/level of guitar player.
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Nick M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Leadership Award from Fort Worth ISD - Joycelyn Barnett
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Nick M.

8 Reviews
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Music theory is part of every lesson I teach! There are two levels of the way I teach this...
First we learn theory that is used in common practice and in performance. This is useful theory.

Secondly, we fill in the gaps and continue with advanced theory, this is theory that you will more than likely use to compose/write music.

About Nick

I am a 29 year old, energetic teacher of almost any instrument, with my main instrument being trumpet. I have my masters in jazz studies from The University of North Texas, near Dallas Texas. I also have been teaching since 2008! As a performing musician in the DFW area my goal is to help stude

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David
My son started taking lessons a year ago, Nick used his strengths to help him learn. He has become inspired with the trumpet, and started to play a little every day.
Jose
I am taking online lessons with Nick, and he has helped me to understand what it is to be a musician. Before I started taking lessons, if someone asked me to play something, I was not able to do it without getting a sheet of music out and struggling A LOT. Now I am starting to be able to play the music I want to play, both by ear and reading. He teaches much more than just playing band music. I wish I could take more than a few lessons this summer.
Vaishnavi
I have a 8 year old daughter and 10 year old son both have been learning Piano for the last 2 years. Nick takes a holistic approach in teaching piano as opposed to sticking with the book. It includes creating a passion about listening different music, learning scales and chords outside of the book. I have recommended Nick to all my friends

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Daly City, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Daly City is $66. 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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"Adam Tune is very prepared all the time. He is patient, passionate, and very qualified to teach us all we need to know about the subject. He teaches in a way that makes his students want to know more because his lessons are fun and interesting. Needless to say, he is very respectful and and encouraging.
He has helped me with Music Theory, Music Technology... and Hearthstone! :)

I would definitely recommend him."
Michelle
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"There are those who teach out of necessity, and those who teach out of passion

I'm taking music theory and composition lessons from Daniel to supplement what I already know from composing by ear. He's an excellent teacher, very enthusiastic about teaching the material, and extremely knowledgable. I feel like I've learned a ton so far and we're not even close to done yet! Highly recommended."
Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Daniel K.
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"Adam has been my music theory teacher for the better part of a year and a half or so. He's patient, kind, and makes sure you both are on the same page before moving forward. He is one of the best teachers I've had as a resource to come to when I need help."
Madeline
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Adam is a wonderful tutor and help. He’s patient with those he is teaching & he looks for ways to teach and demonstrate the material in a whitty, impactful manner. He knows everything there is to know about music theory and much more, and a lot of my success in passing all four levels of music theory points back to this guy!"
Lauren
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Kevin is very good he explains what he wants from my granddaughter and she is very comfortable with him. He has patients with her and works very well
She is learning a lot and really enjoys and looks forward to her lessons."
Cierra
Took Music Theory lessons from Kevin M.
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"Chris is very helpful and open to listening to my needs and plans and he is very knowledgeable. I look forward to working with him to achieve my goals."
Mahfuz
Took Music Theory lessons from Christopher M.
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"Awesome teacher! Patient and knowledgeable. Highly recommended"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"I felt very comfortable practicing with Michael and he focused on exactly what I needed to learn."
Jackson
Took Music Theory lessons from Michael L.
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"Incredibly patient, she makes the lesson very easy to grasp, I've had other teachers but I've most excelled when taking lessons and receiving tutoring from Michelle! My theory and voice has improved incredibly because of her :)"
Melissa
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"I worked with Madeline while I was taking my music theory classes and she was great at helping me simplify and understand the content. She worked well with people at all different levels and always had these small tricks to make things easier."
Emily
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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