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Popular Music Teachers in Descanso, CA

Hissael R.

2 Reviews
Chula Vista, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner
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Hissael R.

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We will go through time signatures, the names of notes, counting time, and chords.

About Hissael

I have been teaching and tutoring students for 6 years now. I teach math and guitar. The thing I love most about my teaching isn't the end result of a student's passing report card or a student's accomplishment of learning a difficult musical piece. It is the effort that takes place between the stu

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Ed S.
Hissael is cool. We enjoyed his instruction and is very flexible.
Francisco
Taking classes with Hissael was a great experience. He was very patient and we improved our level in just 4 classes.
Highly recommended.
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Rashna K.

Santee, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA, Piano Performance; MM, Piano Pedagogy from College of William and Mary; Virginia Commonwealth University
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Rashna K.

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B.A. Piano Performance, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 1981
M.M. Piano Pedagogy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 1986

I have been teaching Classical Piano lessons for over 35 years. I teach all levels and all ages, but children and beginning adults are my specialty. Lessons include sight-reading, technique, theory, and memory skills. I offer 1-2 recitals per year.

The goal of my teaching career is to celebrate the joy of life by sharing music together.

About Rashna

I love to introduce students of all ages to beginning piano lessons. Classical piano lessons are a wonderful way to learn all types of life-skills: discipline, patience, laughter, and other well-earned accomplishments. Let's share the music together!

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Alejandro L.

3 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Alejandro L.

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Successfully teaching current students with clear, concise lessons.

All of my current students have developed confidence and enthusiasm to learn all materials presented in an easy to comprehend format.

Each student learns at different levels so all lessons are customized to challenge them but also insure they learn and retain all materials presented to them.

Currently have 16 students ranging from beginners to advanced level.
When selecting a teacher, make arrangements to meet in person to review short and long term goals of learning a musical instrument. Pricing should only be used as the last criteria before making a final decision. It's important to insure your instructor is patient and willing to challenge students to setup a practice routine that will fit their current schedule.

If a student needs an instrument, have instructor give recommendations based on the musical styles they are interested in learning.

Students often ask how long it will take to learn to play a Guitar.

About Alejandro

What is your typical process for working with a new student? Initially will setup lesson plans for first 3 cycles of instruction. Lessons are based on the time frame selected (1/2 hr, hr) and are mandatory once a week. We can also discuss additional lessons if desired up to 3 lessons within a w

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Joe
Alejandro is a great instructor, really knowledgeable and motivational. I started lessons with him as a beginner and I have made a lot of progress.
Elizabeth
Alejandro is a marvelous teacher of music, the guitar specifically, to my 3 grandchildren every Saturday and now for getting onto a year. They love it and are learning ever so much! He is a most talented musician, himself, and has a way of transferring all of that to the 2 boys and my granddaughter. He is reliable and punctual and a treasure to have the opportunity to have him teach the children. I studied the piano for 15 years when I was young, so know a lot of what I speak
Joseph
Like any good teacher should be, Alex is patient and very instructive. He can cover a variety of musical styles and ability levels. I would recommend him to anyone.

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Judy P.

1 Review
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Starting at $56
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1971
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Judy P.

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"Success Starts Here".... Love for the Flute/Piccolo and teaching over 40 years creates a fun learning experience for all ages..."I'm the Pied Piper of the Flute and Piccolo"..."Follow Me To Success"...email me....

About Judy

"Success Starts Here".... Love for the Flute/Piccolo and teaching over 40 years creates a fun learning experience for all ages..."I'm the Pied Piper of the Flute and Piccolo"..."Follow Me To Success"...email me.... With more than four decades of teaching and performing experience in flute, picc

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Jenna
My daughter has had a wonderful experience taking lessons from Judy and her ability to play the flute has increased immensely under Judy’s instruction. I appreciate the fact that Judy offers both in studio and online lessons, both of which we have taken advantage of for seamless instruction. Her schedule is also flexible when needed. I highly recommend Judy for flute lessons.
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David R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters of Music from Juilliard
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David R.

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I have been working with students of all ages and levels for over 26 years and have learned something meaningful from each and every one them. Nothing makes me happier when I see them getting into great schools and acquiring lucrative jobs that make them happy, My students walk away with tools to not just play a musical instrument but a skill set strong enough to tackle any task.
I am equally versed in performing on and teaching drum-set (Pop, Rock, Jazz, Latin etc...), all the percussion instruments of the orchestra (ask about my state of the art recording studio where all of these instruments live), and hand drums including congas, bongos, Djembe etc... Anything you can strike scrape or shake is available for study either online or at my studios.

About David

David R. has collaborated with some of the finest talents in pop, jazz and classical music. After joining Barry Manilow’s band in 2003, he has appeared to sold out arenas all over the world and recorded Grammy nominated, Emmy winning and chart topping albums and DVDs. David received two Grammy nom

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Heidi
I was honored to take a hand percussion lesson from David after hearing him perform with a major arena tour and a phenomenal jazz trio!. Although the setting for the lesson happened to be intimidating, David was able to help me focus on my strengths as a player and showed me how to build on them. He excels at building confidence and inspired me to integrate world percussion into my work as an elementary school teacher. I highly recommend him as an educator who knows how to motivate and bring out the best in students. I look forward to taking lessons online in the future!
Shiqi
David taught me since 2011. He is the most handsome, serious, responsible teacher I ever had. He helped me become a well-round musician rather than just a percussion player. To be honest, he is the most suitable teacher for me.
Jack
As an instructor, David exudes the perfect balance of amiability and intimidation. He will inspire you to work your absolute hardest without scaring you away. Personality-wise, he is that happy medium somewhere between Mr. Rogers and J.K. Simmons in Whiplash. I studied with David during my college years and 7+ years later I still utilize his concepts in everyday practice. There are many specific stories, ideas and exercises of his that have always stuck with me and come up quite often when I am working on something new or teaching a lesson or class of my own. Whether we were learning orchestral excerpts, 4-way independence, Bach fugues or just playing quarter notes with the metronome, I always left our lessons feeling highly motivated and anxious to practice. It's also great to have a teacher that can blow your mind with his own playing. It might be difficult for some teachers to get students into something like the tambourine or triangle but when he picked one up and casually played some insane rhythms and advanced techniques I was immediately inspired to learn to do the same. Not to mention his drum work on Matt Herskowitz's "Forget Me Not" - some of the things he does on that record still keep me up at night. I'm very grateful for my time as a student of David's and glad I can still learn from him as a friend and colleague!
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Robert H.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Music Education Certification K-12 from William Paterson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
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Robert H.

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As a teacher I am very patient with students and enjoy helping them reach their own musical goals. I emphasize knowing the basics and encourage students to study music theory and basic reading of standard notation. I always ask my students to bring in songs they want to learn as a way to motivate them to practice more.

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GUITAR: I expect my students to practice at least 5 days a week for at least a 1/2 hour per day. I use the Suzuki method for young students ages 8 to10. We continue learning basic folk songs by ear and then start reading standard notation and basic theory within 6 to 8 months along with classical guitar duets. For older students I use the Hal Leonard guitar method. After 3 months of lessons students can expect to know the basic open position chords and strum patterns to some basic songs as well as some famous guitar riffs and also be able to read some basic melodies in standard notation. After 6 months students will be able to play a 12 bar ...

About Robert

I started playing guitar at age 11, taking lessons at the local music studio in Hackensack, NJ. I became heavily influenced by The Beatles after hearing their music and as a teenager played in local rock groups, having some success being in the bands Jona's Ark and The Yorkshire Pudding, opening fo

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Susan
Robert is a wonderful balance between push and patient support--an important balance in learning practice and process. He's musically knowledgeable and has great resources for guitar techniques and theory. It's thrilling for me to settle into the pleasure of guitar, for me, tenor guitar.
rein
can set the foundation of the instrument while helping you apply the music to the songs that drive you.
Terry S.
I've been taking lessons from Rob for 2 years now. He is a great teacher, classically trained, but very knowledgeable in all genres. I have learned a great deal and being taught the correct way. He pushes you to do better each and every week.
I would definitely recommend Rob for Guitar instructions

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"My sister and I have been taking piano lesson with Randy for about two and a half years. No words can describe how grateful we are to have found Randy. He has taken our piano experience into a whole new level. His method of teaching is great and most importantly fun. He is not only our music teacher but he is now our life mentor and a family. He is always so patience with us even when we make him work too hard. THE BEST PERSON IN THE UNIVERSE!!! (Sophia)"
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Took Piano lessons from Randy L.
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"Trevor is a fantastic teacher. He very carefully nudges you along the journey of playing the guitar. I am very happy I found him!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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Dash
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Collin D.
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"Very nice and patient. Donnie makes sure you understand what’s happening before moving on and he also doesn’t go too fast. I learned how to read tabs in the first session already, which I had been struggling with! I’m very excited to continue lessons with him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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Took Ukulele lessons from Tina D.
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"Shauna is an excellent teacher. She really focuses on proper technique and breathing to build a foundation before singing. I already felt and heard a huge difference in just four lessons!"
Alexis
Took Singing lessons from Shauna K.
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"Michele is awesome and she knows her craft. Her style of teaching puts you at ease where you can train at your best. She will critique your voice, give positive feedback and provide you with corrective techniques to improve. She will even coach you on caring for your voice so you can soar far beyond what you ever thought possible. From my first lesson, I knew I had the perfect instructor."
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Michele M.
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"We feel so very blessed to have found Anna. She is very talented and knowledgeable with the violin. Our children with ages ranging from 5-10, just love Anna. She is very patient and kind, yet challenges the children. Anna is very organized and always so professional. We would recommend Anna to anyone looking for a great violin teacher."
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Took Violin lessons from Anna F.
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"Jonah is great. I highly recommend doing lessons with him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jonah R.
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"Kevin worked with me on drums for a few months and was incredibly patient with me as he helped breakdown songs bit by bit, was super encouraging along the way, and extremely fun to be around. I couldn't recommend him enough!!"
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Took Drum lessons from Kevin C.
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