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Diane G.

12 Reviews
Bonsall, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching the Violin and Viola: Creating a Healthy Foundation for young children. from Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University. Chicago, Ill.
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 60; Female: 5 to 60
  • Teaching since 2004
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Diane G.

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I have been teaching the violin/fiddle to children and adults for 9 years. My speciality is in teaching young children and youth. I do teach methods that are appropriate to their level, whether they are beginners or have been playing for a while. I love teaching adult beginners as well, we all need a good start with a firm technique base for left and right areas (violin and bow) of playing the violin. I teach from the concept of Musicianship: warm ups to prevent injury, correct techniques for playing, and using theory books and violin method books that are creative and easy to follow and understand, both for children and adults. I teach note-reading as well as aural learning because a student, young or older, needs both music notation and ear training to gain the best possible perspective on learning this instrument and having fun. As a teacher, I love being creative in lessons, it's very important and helps the student to assimilate the techniques and pieces so they can move ...

About Diane

I love to teach the violin, viola and fiddle. I really enjoy working with adult beginners to help them discover music. You are never too old to learn! I also enjoy working with young children and youth to establish a wonderful foundation for the student. I have special training in working with chi

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Mayumi T.
Diane is an amazing teacher!! My two daughters (8 and 12yrs old) have been taking lessons from Diane for over 2 years and they love her lessons! Diane is very kind-hearted, very positive, and patient. They have a great violin rental and purchasing program with a very reasonable price and her husband as a professional luthier, setting up all the instruments for us and whenever the kids need to switch a violin size, they take care of it. We are very happy with Diane and it's hard to find a teacher like her.
Nancy
Was my first violin lesson today, and Diane is very thorough and easy to follow. She is excited about the violin and not just a teacher so I already know that I have a great teacher. I am so excited about my journey with her!
Amber A.
Diane is a fabulous teacher!! When my daughter wanted to start violin and fiddle I knew I would need to know something about violin to help her at home. So, Diane taught my 5 year old and me. Diane really has an amazing bond with my daughter and has truly become one of our family... She makes the lessons fun and engaging for my daughter... She takes a personal interest in her students and gears the lessons to their level. Diane is always willing to work with you when it comes to schedules as well, for example: summer time vacations.... I highly recommend Diane as an instructor. She knows her instrument, her theory, and how to convey the information to adults and small children. We have now been taking lessons for a couple of years and my daughter still looks forward to them and that is due to the investment that Diane has personally made in their relationship!

Patricio P.

2 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • B.A. Liberal Arts from UCSD/USIU
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Patricio P.

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Learn about hit songwriting from a Billboard-charting Songwriter/Producer. Drawing on decades of experience, I can help you get the most out of your musical creativity. My students and I have had impressive results, including multiple Top 10 songs on I-Tunes and various awards and accolades.

About Patricio

Patricio A. Pickslay has been working in the professional music field for over two decades as an instructor, producer and songwriter/composer. His general philosophy is strong on musical fundamentals with a unique emphasis on creative experimentation. His command of craft and disciplined approach c

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Kat
If you are in need of a great music teacher, Patricio is your guy. He is well versed in many areas of the music field (Music theory, songwriting, pro tools software, the list goes on). I've been working with Patricio for several years now and can't thank him enough for how much he has helped me be able to record and produce my own music using Pro Tools and Logic Pro. My favorite thing about Patricio's teaching style is that he incorporates all the different fields so you receive a more realistic and well rounded education. And on top of it, he is a very kind and encouraging teacher. You will not be disappointed.
Carlos
Patricio is the type of teacher that spends time making sure you understand the theory of music instead of just jumping to play the instrument. He knows how to integrate theory into his lessons so that everything make more sense when playing the instrument. He is very knowledgeable about music which makes the experience of learning enjoyable and fun. I had never touched a guitar before I started taking acoustic guitar lessons from Patricio, and he is gradually teaching me the basics with a lot of patience. I am still a beginner, but one of the reasons that I am still motivated to learn is because Patricio is so inspirational. I leave each lesson wanting to learn and practice more. In order to learn something new, you have to be inspired, and Patricio knows how to inspire people to learn.
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John G.

20 Reviews
Ramona, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Ashtabula Area Orchestra Concerto Competition Winner from Ashtabula Area Orchestra and Ashtabula Chamber of Commerce, Ashtabula, Ohio
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John G.

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Great start in technique and scales and learning how to read music!

About John

I am a 38 year old professional musician, and music and tennis Instructor. I teach Trumpet, French Horn, singing and tennis. I have 25 years experience playing trumpet, French Horn and Singing and play in several groups around the San Diego area including: Filarmonica Portuguesa Uniao De San Di

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Penelope M.
John really does well with Penny and Julie.
Julie M.
Kids loved him.
Max M.
John works with 12 year old Max very nicely.

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Rachel M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks English, Sign Language (Very basic)
  • Awarded Outstanding Vocal Performance in a Musical (Nomination for "Miss Adelaide" in "Guys And Dolls") from Helen Hayes Theatre Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel M.

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Bel Canto singing technique for the modern singer is taught in private and group classes. No one sounds like old opera singers, even if the student wants to sing opera. Students are allowed to choose most of the material they learn in the lesson. There will be times when Rachel will suggest a song to a student but if the student doesn't enjoy the song, they will work as a team to find a new song that does work for the student. Gain a better tone quality, complete control of your voice, bigger range, more flexibility, and confidence. Learn healthy voice technique, how to fully take care of your own voice so you can sing for the rest of your life (even after lessons), and eventually become a self sufficient performer for life.

About Rachel

**Due to the pandemic, all lessons will now be held on a virtual/online platform until further notice.** Rachel is fully background checked by three different companies and is also fingerprinted. Rachel's private studio is where you not only learn healthy technique, but how to become a self-s

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Zoe
Racheal did a wonderful job helping my daughter with her stage presence.
Sara V.
My 9 yr. old daughter received singing lessons with Rachel. Rachel was SO wonderful, patient, and creative with every session with her. She was constantly coming up with different ways to keep her engaged and was always reassuring her to increase her confidence. She gave great constructive feedback on how my daughter was doing and what she can work on to improve. I give her 5 stars! Thanks so much, Rachel!
Steve
Overall, very impressed. She is direct and doesn't tell you something you want to hear. Her evaluation process is well rounded and planned. She puts together a great curriculum to know what to expect in the coming lessons. Very easy going person and makes you feel completely comfortable at the initial lessons.
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Pedro M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • General Studies from Housatonic Technical Community College
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Pedro M.

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I offer lessons in how to play, how to read sheet music, and how to listen to music. As your instructor, I will talk about your goals and form your lesson plans accordingly. I will also assign exercises to improve technique. I look forward to helping you achieve your musical goals.

About Pedro

I started learning to play the piano at the age of 12. I've been practicing and studying for years. First, we'll figure out your goals. Then I will tailor the lessons to your needs. I will teach you how to play the piano, how to read sheet music, and how to listen critically. I will also t

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Laura
When my son was 11, he decided to take piano lessons. Mr Montavo, asked him why he chose that instrument and proceeded to have a conversation about the importance of practicing and not giving up. He is an amazing pianist and has a good knowledge of how to help kids succeed and grow as a musician. He helps with educating the parents on what kind of keyboard, piano, and music is best for your child
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Jiuri Y.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches students Male: 41 and up; Female: 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jiuri Y.

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Ms. Yu is currently a Teaching Assistant in the University of Massachusetts, where she is responsible for all undergraduates who take violin performance as a second major. With increasing time on her hands for side efforts, Jiuri has recently found that teaching young children gives her great joy, especially dealing when with the complexities of personalities as they arise and the challenge of motivating and molding young minds. When Jiuri is not teaching or performing music, she loves traveling, seeing all the different and interesting cultures, museums and learning about the history of places. Jiuri is an avid reader.

About Jiuri

Ms. Yu is violinist originally from China, and started playing the violin at the age of four. She has moved to the US since the undergraduate. She is an active performer and teacher based in Boston, Massachusetts. As a multi musician, Jiuri is currently a violin instructor at the Key notes school o

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Audrey B.
Jiuri does an excellent job connecting with and motivating our 6-year-old.
Xu
Jiuri is an experienced teacher, with a humorous personality. she know how to keep my kids's concentration. We would love to continue my kids violin education with her. HIGHLY recommended!
Lynn
Jiuri is very detailed in her lesson. I would recommend her as a teacher.

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"I LIKE HOW HE IS TEACHING TO MY GRANDDAUGHTER AND SHE IS VERY HAPPY WITH HIM"
Ysabella
Took Singing lessons from Matthew G.
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"Nikita is an awesome teacher. He is very patient with kids. I only had one lesson and I like him already."
Nico
Took Violin lessons from Nikita B.
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"I was recommended to take lessons with Anahit Sevoyan from a colleague and from the first class I understood why he was so excited and confident about her as a professional instructor. She is a wonderful pianist and when taking lessons, one must have someone to look up to. I went from being a mediocre, hopeless amateur to seeing significant change in my technique and have to admit, for the first time I am confident in pursuing music professionally. Aside from her ability to teach and deliver the material, she is pleasant, punctual and very kind. She knows the repertoire and different musical styles, gives me and other students insight into teaching as well as performing. She truly brings out the best in her students. I highly recommend her to anyone who is serious about learning to play the piano and especially, thinking of pursuing it as a career."
Wilhelm
Took Classical Piano lessons from Anahit S.
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"JP has been an amazing guitar teacher for the past few months. His style of teaching makes it so easy to learn during my in person lesson then practice on my own time at home. He’s patient and understanding and works at my pace. I highly recommend JP for anyone that has some guitar knowledge and looking to get better or to the person who’s never picked up a guitar. You won’t regret it."
Brent
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from JP P.
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"Alexis is an amazing teacher. She is very easy to talk to about any challenges and very professional as well. She is very knowledgeable in vocal development-- I have seen improvements in my voice and singing since starting lessons with her. I am renewing my lessons with her and will recommend her 100%!"
Emma
Took Singing lessons from Alexis T.
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"I have been taking lessons with Andrea for the past year, and I have found him to be a patient, friendly, inspiring teacher. I've found my guitar playing has greatly improved through his tuition. Unlike other guitar teachers, Andrea tailors each lesson according to what I'd like to achieve. He always quickly corrected mistakes in my technique, provided me with useful tips and chords that I'd love to learn and play. His lessons are full of fun and I couldn't recommend him more highly!!"
Chi Zhang
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"Ryan's style is relaxed and friendly. He walked carefully and deliberately through the material in the first lesson, but not so slow that it was boring."
Eli
Took Piano lessons from Ryan B.
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"Liz Patterson is an excellent voice teacher for many different types of music and for all ages. I have enjoyed learning and developing my voice with Liz over the past years and when we do have recitals - whether virtual or in person - the students and Liz always encourage each other, have fun, and our voices show improvement each time. Liz has a great way of teaching and achieving results. Liz is amazing and also has a wonderful voice!"
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Elizabeth P.
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Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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Took Ukulele lessons from Mary Ann G.
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