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Joe Danny O.

17 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Joe Danny O.

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Learning music theory is like learning a new language, and I can help put it in terms you can understand. Studying for a test or just want to learn more about music? Let me know what you're working on and I can help.

About Joe Danny

Hello! Thanks for checking out my page. I've been playing guitar for more than fifteen years. I studied jazz performance and music theory with the Applied Musicians Program at Mesa College, which has changed my view on playing music across all instruments and styles. I've been playing other genres

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Matt C.
Joe taught my 13 year old son.

On the lesson side, he brought a great mix of fundamentals (scales, etc.) and keeping my son really engaged by also teaching him tunes he wanted to learn.

On the logistics side, he was equally perfect: great communicator, never late, personable.

A nice guy, great player/teacher, and professional: I can't recommend him highly enough.
Cole
We're off to a GREAT start.
Rithvik R.
Joe was on time and is a great teacher, he is very patient and a good listener. we are looking forward for our next class.

Bijan Z.

56 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Farsi, Swedish, German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Bijan Z.

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Music Theory is necessary for learning music, no matter what you do. I can go through a basic music theory with you in this course together with you. After the basic course you'll be ready to start with form and harmony and build up a platform for composition or music analysis in the future.

About Bijan

Hi! I believe that music is rooted in all human beings and cultures in a reach and vast variety of forms. Music unifies and engages thinking and feeling in a direct and immediate way. Music influences individuals simultaneously on different levels of consciousness and form an important device f

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Felix W.

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San Diego, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Felix W.

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8+ years of classical piano and music theory training from Ukranian pianist from the Yereven Conservatory of Music.
Have been playing since 1997. Passed the Certificate of Merit® (CM) - Advanced that includes the music theory.

About Felix

I'm available to provide classical piano and music theory lessons for beginners up to the lower intermediate/intermediate levels. Teaching music is one of my hobbies I take on during my spare time outside of my career in tech. Some info about my background: - Total years of piano playing experienc

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Ryan
Great instructor. Teaches in a concise way and figures out ways to help you learn faster.

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Katherine V.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Awarded Saturday Club Scholarship from Saturday Club Sacramento
  • Bachelor of Music in Classical Voice from CSU Sacramento
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Katherine V.

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I teach basic music theory starting from simply knowing what note is what to being able to begin composing your own songs.

About Katherine

Kat S., Soprano, has her Bachelor's of Music in Classical Voice, as well as teaching singing lessons in San Jose and Sacramento, CA. A member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, she strives to support her students in finding their voice, no matter what level they are at. A proponent

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Joelle Steeves
Fantastic teacher, currently taking lessons and she is so helpful and nice. I would 100% recommend taking lessons from her!
Mustafa
She was great, made me feel comfortable at home, easy to get along with, and helps to sculpt to music you like.
Marjorie
She is very good at telling me what is expected for each lesson and long term

Connor R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Best Tenor from Century High School Choral Dept.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Connor R.

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Lessons will touch on everything from reading and writing music to understanding sheet music. Topics that will be covered include music dictation, harmony, and rhythm. (and most importantly how they all fit together)

About Connor

Music, in every sense of the form, is a bridge to our emotions. Performing it sends chills down our spines, while listening to it causes us to feel whatever we need to feel in that moment. Music has always been a part of my life, I have 10 years of experience on violin, 8 on guitar and piano, and I

David S.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playin

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in El Cajon, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in El Cajon is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Billy is the absolute best! Transcribing rhythms and ear training analysis have always been my weaknesses when it comes to music theory knowledge and finding the right exercises and techniques to improve has always been quite a difficult process to achieve. However, within just a few tutoring lessons from Billy, I started to build a better understanding of music theory as a whole. In every tutoring lesson, Billy was patient, knowledgeable and friendly which quickly benefited my musicality and strengthened my overall friendship and love with music. Thank you Billy!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from William D.
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"Very informative,good sense of humor,looking forward to future experiences."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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David is a great tutor and teacher! He helped me to understand the basic fundamentals of music theory and how to develop the skills to be able to practice it at home. He gave me really good tips that were easy to understand and fun to learn. If you really want to learn how to compose, write and read music go to David!!"
maya
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Jon is a superb music teacher for adult beginners. He's very encouraging, patient, and knowledgeable. His big smile paired with his easy going personality is very inviting, and his ability to meet his student where they are and keep the lesson on track is where he shined in our session(s). By the end of our first session I had specific goals and recommendations on how to make progress for where I'm at it my practice. I'd highly recommend John to anyone looking to pick up music."
Steve
Took Music Theory lessons from Jon S.
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"Makala is easy to work with. She makes music so easy to understand and she approaches lessons in funny and focused way that keeps them enjoyable while staying on-track. She also has an encyclopedic knowledge of music across a surprisingly extensive range of styles. Every time I see her I learn of a new artist that I love. Highly recommend Makala!"
Rebecca
Took Music Theory lessons from Makala W.
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"Adam was our Theory 4 tutor and he did an amazing job making it comprehensible and make sense!"
Moxy
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Kelly really knows her theory, inside and out. And she can explain how it all works. It's much easier to memorize a piece once you understand the theory behind it: the progression of the chords, and their functions. I wish my former teachers had known theory instead of making me memorize all those notes with no explanation."
Andy
Took Music Theory lessons from Kelly A.
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"Mimi is a very patient, compassionate, and informative teacher, and I am learning a lot about music theory from her and am beginning to write lead sheets for songs I have written. She is most definitely several points above average!:)"
Paula
Took Music Theory lessons from Mimi D.
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"Bill is an excellent teacher! He caters the lessons to what you want to learn and sure knows how to teach. I like that Bill was able to highlight my strengths while still challenging and bettering my weaknesses. Highly recommend lessons with him!"
Jonathan Miller
Took Music Theory lessons from Bill G.
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"She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well"
Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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