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Daniel B.

2 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel B.

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I am a graduate student of violin performance at Sacramento State University, welcoming all ages and ability levels for violin lessons. Lessons will be designed to help you reach your personal goals and take your playing to the next level. Whether you're looking to build a strong musical foundation, improve your technique, learn to sight-read, or just learn some tunes, I look forward to working with you!

About Daniel

I am a graduate student of Violin Performance at Sacramento State University and have been teaching in the Sacramento area for a year. I enjoy serving as concertmaster for the University's Symphony Orchestra and participating in chamber music. I began learning the violin at age 7 through the Suz

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Dillon
Very clear explanations, and I left the first lesson with good goals and a handful of things to practice. Having the lesson online worked out very well and didn't take away from the experience or efficient use of time at all.
Levi C.
I am an adult beginner in my 30's and was a little nervous about starting my lessons. However, I have to say, great lesson! He really took the time to listen to what I wanted to work on and make recommendations. Then he was able to quickly spot areas for improvement and give corrections that were very relatable and easy to understand. I can't wait to keep working with Daniel.
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JoAnn R.

47 Reviews
Carmichael, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English - spoken; German, French, Italian and Spanish - sung
  • Bachelor of Arts Music from California State University, Los Angeles
  • Teaches students 9 to 80
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JoAnn R.

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I love sharing my passion for music with all of my students - ages 5 through 72.

You can always recognize a skilled cellist. The music sounds smooth and graceful, the tone quality is lovely. Unskilled cellists just don’t sound the same. What’s the difference? Skill of course. The skill to play a very large instrument with relaxed hands and arms by using your core muscles to transfer your body weight through your arms and hands into the cello. Not every cello teacher knows how to teach that.

I believe that my unique combined musical and medical background makes me a better cello teacher. In addition to my graduate and undergraduate musical training and extensive musical experience, My knowledge of human anatomy and mechanics of how the body works can help you develop habits that will lead to the beautiful singing tone that’s makes the cello a favorite.

We will then build on those habits to develop good intonation, a lovely vibrato and a variety of bowing techniques ...

About JoAnn

Your lessons are designed to help you develop the skills and confidence you need to successfully perform in public. I work hard to prepare your lessons and I ask my students to invest daily time working on skills studied at their lessons. Performing music requires the patient integration of mult

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Ellen G.
My granddaughter (high-school age) loved the singing lessons with JoAnn and we would highly recommend her. She took both in-home and on-line lessons from here.
Larry
I received about 10 lessons from JoAnn and feel very good with the results. I started playing guitar and singing in a small band and knew that I needed help. Joann educated me with many warm up lessons, a good start on reading music, and numerous exercises towards reaching pitch that will also save my vocal chords from harm. It's up to me to practice and use the available tools that JoAnn has introduced me to while I take a break from lessons while traveling. JoAnn is a professional singing teacher.
Abigail
She is great! My daughter really enjoys her lessons and we appreciate how thorough JoAnn is.

Steve P.

8 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1994
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Steve P.

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Steve began his musical journey on the piano as a child, later moving on to explore clarinet and trumpet in band before discovering the French horn in high school. Though he earned his bachelor of music in horn performance at CSU, Sacramento, he never gave up the piano, teaching students and accomp

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Anna M.
I absolutely loved my 1st lesson.
Lena S.
Steve was great, very patient and very clear with his instruction. My daughter Lena is looking forward to the next lesson...
Elisabeth G.
He was very patient and thought outside of the box to help me play w a tremor... I liked him a lot!

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Benjamin E.

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Starting at $30
  • Master of Music from Syracuse Univeristy
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Benjamin E.

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Guitar lessons are tailored to students of all ages, ability levels and musical interests. Guitar students will be taught music literacy, technique and musicianship in a creative and innovative way. While incorporating traditional guitar methods with contemporary sources, students are exposed to a wide variety of music from various cultures and time periods. Students will be encouraged to perform in the community and to participate in ensembles.

About Benjamin

Benjamin Ellis is adjunct professor of Guitar and director of the Classical Guitar Ensemble at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and at St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy. Ellis performs regularly and has been a featured soloist at festivals, universities and concert venues throughout the north

Rebecca L.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Presidential Scholarship for Vocal Performance from Savannah College of Art and Design
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Rebecca L.

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I've been a professional singer and actress for over twelve years, performing on Broadway in Lincoln Center's Tony-winning Revival of "South Pacific" and touring the county with Rob McClure and Anika Larson in the First National Tour of "Avenue Q." I have an MFA in Performing Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design, graduated summa cum laude, and was the only female recipient of the Presidential Scholarship for Vocal Performance. My BA is in Arts and Education from Hobart and William Smith Colleges.

I teach all levels of singing and am familiar with different styles, like contemporary musical theatre, legit, belting, and pop/ rock. As an actor who sings I think it's important to connect with the text and let the vocal technique support those choices for the most compelling performance. My passion is creating audition cuts and crafting them into bite-sized yet complete scenes. Audition technique is key if you want to be in shows because someone has to cast you first. Over 95% of ...

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My approach is both supportive and pragmatic, based on where each individual's skill set is right now and what your specific goals are. I've had the benefit of both formal instruction as well as a decade in the "school of hard knocks." Climbing up the ladder to earn my Equity Card on a Production C

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Sheila
A-mazing! She’s an awesome mentor! Her approach to singing is brilliant in the sense that she helps you explore yourself, your strengths and areas you could work on to improve. She helps you find and utilize your voice in a way that makes a unique artist. She digs in right to the foundation of singing (vocals) and performing. I am glad to have found her! And to add up, I never had a dull moment with her with her sense of humor and caring approach!
Sheri
Rebecca is wonderful at helping my daughter learn better public speaking skills.
Savannah R.
Rebecca immediately made my granddaughter comfortable. Rebecca is a sweet, charming woman who, I can see, works very well with both children and adults. She is extremely knowledgeable and knows how to make people feel good about themselves.
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Paul H.

Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM Violin Performance from Eastman School of Music
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Paul H.

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Orchestral violinist, cross-genre arranger, folk fiddler, and experienced teacher available for students of all ages. I give my students a solid foundation in technique as well as training in improvisation so they are prepared for any genre. My teaching focuses on the classical tradition and the rich history and vast repertoire of styles and music available. You create a goal and I'll give you the tools and technique to accomplish it!

About Paul

Paul H. was born in Boston, Massachusetts and began violin at the age of four. He received his Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance under the tutelage of Juliana Athayde at the Eastman School of Music, where he was a recipient of the Kelly Zou Scholarship, the Sylvia L. Gilbert Memorial S

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"Ashley is an excellent teacher! She teaches in a very supportive manner. She is able to correct my daughter in a positive way that gets the desired results, and builds my daughter's self-confidence at the same time. She is charming, fun spirited, and makes the lessons fun. I could go on and on about her beautiful voice, but I will spare you of the long list of amazingness! If my daughter ever decides to no longer do voice lessons, I think I would pay her to come in once a week just to hear her sing! We love everything about her!"
Cheryl
Took Vocal Training lessons from Ashley S.
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"It was a good start .My daughter loves her and cant wait for the next session. Thank you,Lisa !"
Alexis
Took Piano lessons from Lisa F.
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"Our daughter has been taking voice lessons with Rachel since she was 8.5 years old. Rachel has a very warm, kind, and happy demeanor that instantly made our daughter comfortable during her first lesson. Rachel would come to our house every week (so convenient!) to showcase her vocal skills and pass along the knowledge to our daughter. She was always on time, professional, and, most importantly, helped educate and grow our daughter’s singing skills tremendously. Rachel has a unique blend of vocal artistry, understanding of the science behind the art (very rare trait), and ability to transfer that knowledge to her clients. We were so bummed when Rachel moved further away and could no longer do in-person lessons. Thankfully, we tried online virtual lessons via Zoom and it was perfect! I should note that this was way, way before the pandemic so it shows Rachel’s versatility with technology and her ability to teach clients online. I can’t say enough wonderful things about Rachel. She always has your best interest at heart and teaches to ensure long term sustainable vocal growth. We love Rachel and if you try her out, I know you will too."
Conrad K
Took Singing lessons from Rachel L.
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"Eric is a really down to earth guy. I feel relaxed and good when singing in front of him through Skype. I feel like my voice is already improving just from the first lesson and would recommend him to anyone looking to improve your vocal abilities."
Peter
Took Singing lessons from Eric J.
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"I have been studying opera for decades and have had many teachers (including the Director of Vocal Performance at USC), but none have compared to Dr. Suzanne Galer. The improvement in my voice and performance was evident to my peers in a well known choir as well to myself."
Sherry
Took Opera Voice lessons from Suzanne G.
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"Ian Stewart is rare among artists: in addition to being a master of his craft, he is also a great teacher. While his knowledge of music is vast and deep, he excels at breaking information down for the student and teaching the aspiring musician how to practice effectively and efficiently. He emphasizes the importance of self-assessment so that, ultimately, the students can teach themselves.
I recommend Ian Stewart highly."
Nathan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ian S.
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"Heather gave me many great ideas as to how to structure melody and lyrics. I highly recommend her."
Karena
Took Songwriting lessons from Heather M. L.
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"She is doing very good"
Menaal
Took Piano lessons from Wendy P.
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"Love Michelle and Robert's class. They are super encouraging and very knowledgable. I have been taking vocal lessons with them for two months and already seeing a lot of improvements. Really enjoy the classes! I am normally a 'afraid of teachers' person, but taking classes with Michelle and Robert has been so much fun that I feel absolutely comfortable! Love it! Recommend to everyone!"
Liangyu
Took Singing lessons from Michelle Kei I.
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"I am a current student of Dan's and have enjoyed his lessons. I can feel the improvement since starting. Initially I was self-taught and debated about taking private lessons, but now I am very happy I did. I would highly recommend Dan as a violin instructor."
Steve
Took Violin lessons from Dan P.
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