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Calvin A.

29 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $51
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Calvin A.

29 Reviews
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Mandolin playing requires a knowledge of chords, melody, picking technique as well as knowing songs to play all of which we will begin to learn in your first lesson.

About Calvin

As a teacher, I have worked with of many ages and backgrounds. One of my students, Skylar Stecker, has gone on to become a successful major label recording artist recently becoming the youngest artist to receive a number 1 on the dance billboard charts. I recently had the opportunity to tour with

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Lucas & Logan K.
Lucas and Logan really liked Calvin and looking forward to their next lessons.
Daisy
Just had the first session with Calvin. He showed up on time, he was very patient the whole time.
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Rodrigo R.

14 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Professional Technician from Escuela de Música Martell
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Rodrigo R.

14 Reviews
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melodic and rhythmic mandolin.

About Rodrigo

With an associates degree from El Camino, and lots of musical studies in Mexico, I have been fortunate to tour through the States and through my country. My lessons include real working tips for the real life, keeping it fun as the material is created for your specific needs. I am a multi-instrumen

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Tui
My son is a BEGINNER beginner. Rodrigo is a very nice guy and seems to know his stuff very well. I would give him 5 stars but I don't think he realized that my son needed the basic, basic 1st lesson (i.e. how to hold the instrument). We've only attended one session so this is fully based on that one lesson. I'm sure he'll adjust his teaching from here on out.
Rosa Rodriguez
Mr. Rodrigo is a professional, respectful and super patient instructor. I could not made a better choice. I am looking forward to my next class @
Axel
Rodrigo is a great teacher, not only an expert musician, but he shares all his knowledge.

Glenn S.

30 Reviews
Lakewood, CA
Starting at $25
  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1979
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Glenn S.

30 Reviews
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Traditional and contemporary styles: scales, chords, theory and soloing techniques

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching method

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Laura M.
I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more
Laura M.
Highly recommend.
Jon
Great learning experience!

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Lynn K.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1975
  • Music & Psychology from Old Dominion University
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Lynn K.

35 Reviews
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All styles, technique, chords, individual notes, scales, theory, performance, Monroe stlye, bluegrass

About Lynn

Whether you are 5, 25, or perhaps 85 years old when you make the decision to enter the world of music, you will be changing your life for the positive.   Your relationship with music & your chosen instrument is unique & will be lifelong.  I look forward to sharing your excitement as we pursue

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Gina C.
lynn is great
Katherine S.
Just had my first lesson on learning to play the Banjo. Lynn appears to be the perfect teacher for me. She is extremely knowledgeable, yet was able to explain the basics that made sense with my novice understanding, and gave great constructive feedback, as well as encouragement and praise. I look forward to many more lessons with Lynn.
MICHELLE SPENCER
Exceptional teacher. Lynn is patient and her passion for music is contagious! I always look forward to each lesson.

Ben P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Ben P.

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I’ve been a Studio and touring musician for many years. I now teach from home and sell musical instruments online. I primarily play fiddle but teach other instruments as well. I am also classically trained. Look forward to teaching you. Part of my resume is below:

Highlights:

ACM All Star Band 2015 -Staff Musician

ACM All Star Band 2013 -Staff Musician

Grand Ole Opry Appearances

Country Gold -Japan

Country Music Festival -Norway

Toured in Bands:

Mark Chesnutt 2007

Jerrod Niemann 2007

Sarah Johns 2008

Band Perry-sub 2010

Gloriana 2011

Steve Richard 2009-2012

Mark Chesnutt 2014

Sammy Kershaw 2014-2015

Mo Pitney 2015 (FL, GA)

John Anderson-sub 2015

Sammy Kershaw 2016

John Anderson-sub 2016

And many New Country artists as staff musician in the ACM All Star Band.

About Ben

I’ve been a Studio and touring musician for many years playing behind some of the biggest stars in country music. I now teach from home and sell Violins and other instruments online. My primary instrument is fiddle but teach an array of stringed instruments. Besides playing commercial styles of mus

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Andrew M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelors of Science, Youth Ministry from Liberty University
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Andrew M.

8 Reviews
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Want to learn some blue grass or old time jigs? Pick up the Mandolin and we can start jammin together.

About Andrew

I have loved music since I was a child. I began playing clarinet when I was 11 years old and slowly picked up new instruments like the saxophone, harmonica, guitar, ukulele, flutes, whistles, kazoo, and others. I enjoy any style of music and have a desire to learn as many instruments as possible.

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Nathaniel M.
Excellent experience. Learned a great deal on the first day. Hoping to get fluent in playing this instrument.
Aaliyah F.
Very professional and knowledgeable of music and playing the instruments. He is a wonderful teacher who is optimistic and truly works hard too bring out the best in his students. My daughter Aaliyah has learned so much in such a short time and we are greatful.
Tracy H.
Simply put, Andrew is the best. His genuine love and passion for all-things music was obvious the first day we met him. He is great with kids. He is flexible yet reliable. We love the fact that he tailors his lessons, homework, and incentives to the needs and interests of each individual student. We are confident that we could not find a better guitar instructor for our daughter.

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"Great instructor, very professional, patient, and prepared for every lesson. He incorporates technical exercises to improve strength/accuracy/precision, improvisational exercises, music theory, and repertoire building into his lessons. My playing has improved drastically in the few months I've been working with him; I would recommend him to any player at any level."
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"Great first lesson. Glad I finally signed up."
- Mike
Took Mandolin lessons from Jordan D.
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"Andrew really understands the mandolin keyboard and he conveyed the many ways to shape a chord to achieve a nice sound and the variety in playing that could be introduced by altering chord structures/ positions. He stressed improvisational playing around a key signature, the blues or the pentatonic scales. He stressed development of fingering and using them all in exercises to develop strength and speed. he was very responsive to questions and seemed genuinely pleased when we "got" the lesson. It wasn't just a boring reitieration of a practice lead sheet."
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Took Mandolin lessons from Andrew H.
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"Great lesson! Reviewed old material and covered new material.
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- Jim
Took Mandolin lessons from Grant H.
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"This was my first lesson with Grant and the lesson was very personal,informative and educational.
Looking forward to the next lesson with him."
- Jim
Took Mandolin lessons from Grant H.
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"Tom is an excellent , patient. knowledgeable teacher. You would be luckey to have him as a teacher."
- Don
Took Mandolin lessons from Tom G.
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"This was only my first session with Grant but he made me feel very comfortable and was concerned about issues i was having in regards to techniques and musicianship.
I felt really good after our lesson and looking forward to our next session."
- Jim
Took Mandolin lessons from Grant H.
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"great teacher.. demonstration then practice...."
- James
Took Mandolin lessons from Ray M.
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"Linda is great. I left with a big smile on my face!"
- Nan
Took Mandolin lessons from Linda L.
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"Highly recommended teacher

I am in my mid-30s and picking up Mandolin for the first time without much background in music. Scott has been really great to learn from, teaching me not only the basics of scales and chords but he also has me working on songs and solos which I never thought I'd be able to do so early. I would highly recommend Scott."
- Steve
Took Mandolin lessons from Scott S.
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