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Moa M.

37 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Swedish, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Moa M.

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Whether you are shooting for the Hollywood Bowl or the local karaoke bar, I am here to help you reach your goals! Together we will work towards gaining a better understanding of your voice and how breathing, placement and resonance affects your tone. Topics include, but are not limited to:

- Strengthen your upper, lower and middle register with a contemporary approach
- Get a better understanding of vocal technique and how it affects your voice (breathing, placement, resonance)
- Original and/or cover material
- Performance
- Confidence

About Moa

Having grown up with two teaching parents and a teaching sister, I think it was pretty clear what I was going to be when I grew up. After touring all over the world, having songs on TV and radio and being signed both as an artist and a songwriter, I have learned some amazing things and I love passi

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"that was so awesome!" - Peyton
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Harper and Charlie V.
Moa was so patient and captured my (2) 7 year olds attention for the entire 1 hour lesson! They had SO much fun! Highly recommend
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Teresa Y.

57 Reviews
Northridge, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Teresa Y.

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Singers--and those who want to be--need opportunities to SING! Some are ready to shine and just need training. Others need training AND encouragement in an environment that feels safe and private, while they gain confidence, which slowly effects the sounds they make, allowing THEM to be ready to shine!

I specialize in working with beginners of all ages and with students at any level who know the style or styles of music they want to explore and master. My passion is working with my students in ways that prepare them to pursue their musical interests armed with technique, music-reading capabilities, and what I call the "building blocks" of music: knowledge of functional music theory and how to use it.

"Music theory" can sound daunting, but in fact it is fascinating, at least the way I teach it, using analogies appropriate to the age of the student, from chords like different types of sandwiches (yum!) to chord progressions like the materials and equipment used to build a house.

About Teresa

A musician since age 4, Teresa's dad took her early passion for music seriously. So she respects the power that parents have to foster their children's musical lives! She notes the many stories she has heard over the years: "If someone had just supported my interest"... "If my teacher had listened

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Freddie B.
She is a good teacher! Kind, and very informative.
CJ
Teresa is an amazing music teacher! This was my first time getting singing lessons, and I was really nervous going into it, but she did such a great job at helping me feel more comfortable in the beginning. She’s so kind and she’s a great teacher too. The techniques and skills that she taught me have been extremely helpful, and she teaches them in a really easy-to-understand way. I would definitely recommend her!
Melody L.
Teresa is very nice, she teaches my first lesson with her heart as well as her knowledge and skills.
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Jeff S.

41 Reviews
Pasadena, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1977
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associate Arts Degree and Bachelor's Degree in music from AA from Pasadena City College, BA from Cal State Los Angeles
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Jeff S.

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Almost all forms popular music in America got it's start in the blues. Musical genres such as both jazz and rock have their roots deeply in the blues. Some blues songs, such as Stormy Monday by T. Bone Walker were using basic blues chord patterns, but then on the 6th measure of each verse, T Bone would throw in a standard jazz chord progression. G9, Am7, Bm7, Bb13, Am7, D7b9, G9, followed by C9 back to the G9 and then the verse would end on a dominant 5th chord with a #9th, [D7#9]. This is where the 2 genres sometimes started to really mix with each other. Blues is the foundation where this all began. Rock and roll on the other hand, stayed closer to older and simpler blues chord progressions and licks, but played the tempos far quicker than a blues song would play, and the rhythm section would also play a lot more aggressively than a blues band would. Early rock and roll stayed very close to the original and more simple chord progressions of the earlier blues songs.
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About Jeff

Hi, my name is Jeff. I received my Bachelors' in Music from Cal State Los Angeles and have taught music for over 30 years. I've played with the Drifters, Tower of Power, Brenda White, and Bobby Bradford. I have lead bands that have included alumni from the likes of Stevie Wonder, Jerry Lee Lewis, C

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Pat M.
I have been seeing Jeff for about 3 years. I was an old folkie - with no time to practice - for about 50 years, but finally my wife bought me some lessons when I retired. Hit it off with Jeff immediately. He really knows the music I want - which in my case is classic rock - but he can do pretty much anything you need. Still give him 5 stars!
Richard R.
I immediately felt at ease with Jeff and it did not take him long to figure me out and point me in the right direction. Looking forward to many more lessons with him. I wish I lived here so it could be on a more regular basis. But happy with what I CAN get. Thanks Jeff!
James A.
My Aunty is turning 80 this weekend and I decided to learn how to play Happy Birthday on the ukulele as a surprise for her. Jeff not only helped me accomplish my goal but also got me started on other songs as well. His patience and enthusiastic personality made the lessons not ony productive but personable as well!!! 2 thumbs up to an awesome instructor!!!!!

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Aaron F.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded George Bornoff Music Educator Scholarship from Foundation for Advancement of String Education
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aaron F.

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I specialize in beginners! No music experience necessary! I teach classical and jazz piano. I can cater to your needs, whether you want to advance really quickly or just have some fun.

About Aaron

Professor of Music at Kent State University. Patient and flexible, but also methodical. I am fascinated by the learning process, and I enjoy finding the most effective and enjoyable ways for each student to learn and practice. My students have earned spots in orchestras such as the Cleveland Or

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Valerie A.
I’m really learning! Three short lessons and I can play a couple of songs. Aaron will take you wherever you want to go with your instrument with your own goals. He is interesting and fun!
Cicely J.
Aaron has done a great job. My daughter looks forward to her lesson every week!
Katherine
Aaron spends quality time with our daughter and goes through material that is appropriate for her playing level. We are extremely pleased with his attention to her positioning and bowing. Great thanks to his teaching to help our daughter to work on skills!
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Paula C.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music in Composition from University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Teaching since 1992
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Paula C.

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I help you combine and develop your creativity and your musicianship to create whatever type of music you love.

About Paula

I am a warm, patient teacher and an excellent musician. I love to see students learn and succeed, and I love to answer outside-the-box questions about music. Whatever you love about music, I can help you master it!

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Gretchen H.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Gretchen H.

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Beginner level music theory of the staff, intervals, chords, key signatures, chord progressions, and more advanced material.

About Gretchen

My name is Gretchen. I am a classically trained soprano. I have been singing for over 20 years. I hold a B.A. in Music from Keene State College and I am currently training to become a board certified music therapist. The way I have succeeded in lessons and my teaching philosophy is a holistic metho

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A talented, patient teacher, Gretchen epitomizes the best qualities for musical instruction. Her technical knowledge of music theory is by far the most complete and deepest of anyone I have encountered. She has encouraged the gradual emerging of a latent talent talent I never knew I had as I was always discouraged from attempting any musical education.

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"Wes has been teaching my son, age 7, for four months now and we could not be happier! He manages to be very informative while keeping it fun and interesting without being silly or boring. Wes's enthusiasm for the guitar is contagious. I am thrilled with my son's progress and level of continued interest. Thank you Wes!"
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"Michelle is Patient, takes her time to explain in details. Especially for someone who is a visual learner like me who is also a beginner. And she is affordable too. Will recommend to every person who wants to learn."
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Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"So talented and easy to understand. She is amazing! Glad I decided to do this for myself."
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Took Piano lessons from Denise R.
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"Rachel taught some of my friends and I finally took them up on their recommendations - and I'm so glad I did! She is proficient in many different styles, which is great for someone like me who would like to do it all! Best of all, she is very focused on vocal health. She's not going to train you in such a way that your voice sounds good, but you won't be able to sing in 15 years. Rachel is super personable and does a great job of listening to what you want and working with you to get you there."
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Took Singing lessons from Rachel S.
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"Ali is a very talented violin player. When I first started lessons with her, I was a beginner. The violin sounded squeaky and miserable. I couldn't understand what I was doing wrong. Ali simply modified my hand angle, raised my elbow slightly, and made me stand up straighter. She said 'Try now', and the sound was beautiful - a huge difference! We both couldn't stop laughing. She really does know what she is doing and can teach really well. Not to mention, she is a really nice person. She also is flexible and will go along with my schedule. Thanks for everything Ali!"
Michelle
Took Violin lessons from Ali Y.
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"Great teacher. Only a few lessons in and already seeing results!"
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Took Singing lessons from Dan G.
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"Barbara is a great teacher, highly recommended!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Barbara L.
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"Bob is a great instructor! He is very patient and devoted to his student and his/her individual needs. Bob uses his talents and expertise as a musician to help me develop as a guitar player and songwriter. I have really enjoyed working with Bob and I would highly recommend him to others who are seriously interested in learning to play an instrument or improving their current abilities."
Sue
Took Guitar lessons from Bob W.
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"Cory was an awesome & patient piano teacher for my 4 year old son. He did hands on training and gave him work to do on his own which helped tremendously! Thanks Cory!!!!"
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Took Piano lessons from Cory P.
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"My first lesson with Timothy was great! He is very friendly and informative. He takes his time and makes you feel at ease. I am anticipating my next lesson.

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Took Piano lessons from Timothy H.
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