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Elias S.

2 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

**Studio Equipment**
violins, viola, mandolin, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profe

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Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
Jacqui
Elias is great! My daughter is 7 and this was her first exposure to violin lessons. She loves Elias, says how patient and nice he is, and can’t wait for her next lesson each week. I highly recommend him!
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Teri D.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 1996
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Teri D.

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Recording vocals for vocalists, getting the right sound, preproduction

About Teri

I love to sing (yay!) and am a professional singer/songwriter and a vocal coach & have been for many years. Named a top vocal coach in Backstage Magazine, I have coached beginners to pros, children to adult, whether they want to perform, record, just enjoy/fun or eventually pursue a serious singing

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Nicole S.
Promising first lesson, very encouraging.
Jason H.
Teri was extremely helpful in teaching my 10 year old son vocal development. She is an enthusiastic teacher and I highly recommend her to people looking to improve their singing.
Paula A.
Teri is very enthusiastic and encouraging in her lessons.

David W.

1 Review
Glendale, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner
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David W.

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Able to teach beginning level clarinet

About David

I am a professional multi-instrumentalist living in Los Angeles, performing, teaching, and recording regularly on saxophone, flute, clarinet, and trumpet.  I graduated from Oberlin Conservatory in 2011 with a Bachelor of Music in Saxophone Performance.  Since graduating from Oberlin, I have had the

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Kalvin
David was very patient and flexible with my son. I'd originally ordered clarinet lessons before COVID struck. By the time I managed to get my act together and schedule the lessons, my son had moved on to the piano and David was willing to still work with him. My son loved the lesson and it was great to hear how excited he was about the learning!

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Paul R.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul R.

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Every student has their own way of learning, and I will find that way! The beginner is brought through the traditional, classic method. But then I branch into modern styles, helping the student to find an original voice and perform music that resonates with today's listening audience. Together, we will explore American music that brings the intermediate and advanced student to understand blues and jazz improvisation, as well as composition.

About Paul

Motivation to practice is the key. Working with the parents, I like to make the lesson fun for the student, while getting the student to work hard and to keep them focused on success. Both current and former students and their parents are eager to provide references. I've taught all ages; in mu

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John M.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Awarded Triple A Album of the Year from Los Angeles Music Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Studied Music Theroy & Music History from Palomar College
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John M.

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Positive, patient and motivating, over 40 years of playing drums & percussion and over 12 years of private instruction with a wealth of music knowledge to share. Lessons are always designed to be educational, engaging & fun, combining a balance of learning notation, playing by ear & performance with other live instruments! We will find out what interests you most and get you on the drum set right away for fast results!

About John

I have 40 years of Professional drums & percussion experience and 13 years of teaching beginning and intermediate drummers by ear, performance & notation. Preforming drums has brought so much enjoyment to my life and has expanded my cognitive and creative mind more than I would have ever realized w

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Jacob
Just had my first drums lesson with John. He is great at breaking the instrument down into manageable pieces and building confidence quickly. I am very excited for future lessons!
Serena
Great instructor! Great communication
Royce M.
Best instructor ever!

Chan C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Korean
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chan C.

4 Reviews
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-Final Fantasy Symphony Orchestra
-Berklee College of Music '19
-Film Score Session player
-Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra

I can teach you from beginning to advanced whether it is modern pop, rock, K-pop, or classical. I have been teaching the past 8 years at least.

About Chan

-Korean Language teacher -Flute Player -Music Producer -Music Theory Teacher I recently have graduated from Berklee College of Music. I double majored in Music Production&Engineering. Before then, I was a student in University of North Texas double majoring in Flute Performance and Compo

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Jenny Lee
Great instructor. I was recommended by a friend. I've been taking lessons for 3 consecutive months and now I'm able to make basic conversation with my friends.
Lily
I had over 4 Korean lessons the past year and Chan really connected with me and helped me understand the best.

I got into Korean through knowing Kpop and all the previous teachers were very structured like school teaching but Chan taught me in quick and fun modern way.

Definitely a 10/10!
Niparpon ..
Chan is very knowledgeable and kind. He has patience and keen to observe what I need to learn. He gave my homework to improve my weaknesses which are embouchure and breathing. I am glad to learn from him.

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"Kat is a great teacher and very patient. She has a talent for working through basic issues in a way that is easily graspable but without talking down to the student."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kat M.
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"I am a very mature(read old) student and I had been wanting to learn to play the trombone. The catch was that I had never taken lessons and could not read music. Pasquale was absolutely unflapped by this. He had the patience of a saint, had the ability to make me feel comfortable and was 1000% encouraging in my quest. Oh and also by the way...he knows his stuff and is gifted in his ability to teach it in a way that I could understand and be comfortable. I highly recommend taking lessons from him!!!"
Monique
Took Trombone lessons from Pasquale G.
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"Howard opened up new ways to approach my playing that transformed my experience with the piano. I highly recommend him."
Frank
Took Piano lessons from Howard R.
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"Working with Fawn is one of the best experiences of my life. Not only is she an excellent music teacher, she is an excellent person. Fawn helps me work through my blocks so I can achieve a higher success. It's like going to a great therapist! After years of frustration and non-movement, Fawn has helped me break through my walls and I am finally where I want to be! Thank you Fawn!"
Rosaria
Took Singing lessons from Fawn A.
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"He is very patient with my son. He is very professional. Definitely recommend!"
Wei
Took Cello lessons from Nick A.
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Diego
Took Singing lessons from Candid L. B.
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"My voice is in the best shape it's ever been and I sound better than I ever have! I've been with Eric for years and have continued to get better the entire time. I come from a choral, liturgical signing background, so he's helped me with placement, chest voice, and pronunciation for pop, rock, country, and other genres. I highly recommend!"
Claire
Took Vocal Training lessons from Eric J.
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"Kait is part intuitive, part miracle-worker and all music and voice! She was able to take our daughter – whose older siblings said couldn't even sing 'Happy Birthday' – and work with her to achieve a Broadway-style range and capacity to belt out a song that no one in our family ever expected. Kait's ear and sense of what's possible in a voice is uncannily good. She can find the positive attributes in anyone's voice and build on them. Our daughter is now a confident, uninhibited singer and performer, thanks to Kait!"
Beth
Took Singing lessons from Kait K.
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Took Piano lessons from Kit R.
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"Susanna is such an incredible teacher! I learned violin in school (elementary through high school) and was always okay, but when picking it back up as an adult (24), I improved but struggled significantly with trying to rebuild the basics on my own and not so much learn tunes, but make them sound *good*. Susanna has taught me so many practical techniques to add to my practice to improve my overall sound quality and I'm a better sounding player and more content with the continued incremental improvement than I ever was before. Truly cannot say enough good things - a pleasure to work with!"
Mags
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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