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Curtis L.

23 Reviews
Citrus Heights, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 9 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Curtis L.

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All Levels are welcomed! Please scroll down and view my student reviews, videos and pictures. Learning Songs of the students choice, Music Reading, Soloing/Improvising, Acoustic & Electric Guitar styles are all covered in private lessons with me.

About Curtis

Hello! I'm a supportive, positive and patient teacher who is passionate about helping my students. Each individual student learns differently and with my professional performance background and having studied in the world renown Guitar Institute of Technology(GIT) program at Musicians Institute, I

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Phillip M.
Curtis has been a great instructor for me. Curtis listens ,encourages and teaches in away that I am making progress each week on skills like strumming ,timing, and rhythm . The bottom line is that I truly look forward to my lesson every week with Curtis and I think you will too.

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Alan
Curtis is a fantastic teacher! He is patient, enthusiastic, and encouraging. He teaches the type of songs you want to learn and not some song from a guitar guidebook. My first lesson was two hours and it quickly went by. I learned a lot, had a lot of fun and am looking forward to my next lesson. If you are in search of a guitar instructor, I would highly recommend him.
Jas S.
I think Curtis is a very very great teacher he taught me many songs. From Elijah .P

Melissa F.

16 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Outstanding Solo Performance - Jazz Vocalist from DownBeat Magazine
  • Teaching since 2006
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Melissa F.

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Classical singing requires a very specific set of technical skills. I can teach you the techniques to become an accomplished classical or opera singer!

About Melissa

I have been studying and performing music for the majority of my life, starting with piano in the third grade. I started singing in choirs in high school and continued studying voice throughout college. I have a classical background and moved to jazz voice as an undergraduate at California State Un

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William Schmalzel
My ukulele mentor was extremely knowledgeable regarding the intricacies of various music formats. She broke down complex details into language that I could understand. She challenged me with next steps and was kind to make me feel accomplished.
Ryan & Hazel H.
This is mine and my daughters first time taking music lessons. Melissa is patient with my daughter and very knowledgeable. After five lessons with Melissa I feel we are on the right track to accomplishing our ukulele goals.
Lynnette
My wife enjoyed her first ukulele lesson and is looking forward to going again next week.
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Mikaela Y.

12 Reviews
Shingle Springs, CA
Starting at $30
  • BM Music Education from San Jose State University
  • Teaches students 6 to 18
  • Teaching since 2012
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Mikaela Y.

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Experienced teacher of 6 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so that students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of saxophone skills. I specialize in classical performance and typically use Standard of Excellence or Accent on Achievement band method books.

About Mikaela

Music teacher looking to keep busy working with bright young students eager to improve or begin their musical endeavors! I have a Bachelor of Music degree from San Jose State University in Music Education and have taught private lessons for over 10 years. I have also recently completed the teac

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Kimberly T.
1st class! It was very informative and my son is already playing short songs on his tenor Sax. He loves it !!!!

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Kate S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Kate S.

5 Reviews
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Classical approach to singing all genres! Instruction is focused on building your technique of posture, breathing, resonance, vowel clarity, and tension-free singing. Along with technique we work on finding your own style, your true voice, understanding musicality, stage presence, and getting over performance freight (I have great tools to help out with this!) I want to make sure you feel confident singing in front of audiences and vocally healthy to do it for the long run.

About Kate

I want to see you succeed! You can take lessons from anyone, but unless that person has the same goals as you, your progress will slow. I want to make your goals my own! I have been a voice teacher for over a decade and my students have made significant vocal milestones, obtaining the goals that th

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Tonyamas M.
Kate has been a wonderful fit for my daughter. She took time to get to know her learning styles and what she responds to, and has really incorporated that into how she approaches my daughter's lessons. She is flexible, friendly, and encouraging. I highly recommend her as a voice instructor!
Tonyamas M.
Stefan
Ms. Smith is absolutely wonderful! She is patient and through with the lessons. I wish I had more time in my week to schedule with her. I highly recommend her for helping you build confidence with singing in front of others.

Emil L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Hebrew, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emil L.

1 Review
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I have MM degree in Violin performance and Orchestral Conducting from Europe and Russia and can teach you the Right Way Violin, anywhere in San Diego in your own home or in my studio.
My students learn the music they want to learn including classical, jazz, pop style and how to improvise.
I use Russian & European Violin, Viola and Piano methods with Suzuki Books incorporating Scales and Etudes for technical development of the student.
Study with the Best Russian and European methods with results!

About Emil

I have MM degree in Violin performance and Orchestral Conducting from Europe and Russia and can teach you the Right Way Violin, Viola, Piano Music Theory, Conducting anywhere in San Diego in your own home or in my studio. My students learn the music they want to learn including classical, jazz, p

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Bryan
Emil was a great instructor, very knowledgable and patient. I have improved in all areas thanks to his instruction. He would even stay late occasionally to play violin solos with me playing rhythm guitar!
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danye Y.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • early childhood education develpment from Montessori school
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danye Y.

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I am a certificated Suzuki violin teacher for beginner level.
I am also a certificated Montessori trained teacher, and have been worked with children from age 2.5-9years old for many years.
I love my job and I believe "every child can!”
My passion is to help child to realize their great potential and happiness.

About danye

I am a warm-hearted, patient, and certificated Suzuki trained violin teacher. I am also a certificated Montessori teacher specialized in early childhood education and have been working with children aged from 2.5 to 10 these past 4 years. I offer private lessons and group lessons. I firmly believ

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"I took this course to help me to sing. It did help me but I realized that it would take years of practice for me to be able to sing well. At this time I was more interested in politics and couldn’t put the time or money into it."
Sharon
Took Singing lessons from Katie P.
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"Chris is incredibly knowledgeable, and also very attentive as far as his student’s needs :) Makes it very fun and exciting for them, and most importantly, goes the extra mile to make sure they are learning as well enjoying what they are learning. My son genuinely loves going and honestly, doesn’t stop talking about how cool and awesome his guitar teacher is every time we have a lesson, ha! You won’t be disappointed - He’s great!"
Rory
Took Guitar lessons from Christopher M.
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"Paul has been teaching guitar to my two sons (17 and 11) since January and they are both very happy with his lessons and his teaching style. They look forward to their lesson and trust him completely, because my sons are starting to see that following Paul's instructions is producing good results. In particular, my sons appreciate Paul's patience and his ability to demonstrate clearly all the necessary steps to improve their playing ability. Paul is very good to adjust his teaching to the needs of his students and, as a fellow teacher myself, I think that is a fundamental characteristic of any good teacher. In conclusion, I feel very confident to recommend Paul, if you are looking for an experienced, patient and very attentive guitar teacher."
Maria
Took Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"He was great! Made us feel comfortable as beginners to the instrument and helped direct us to the best sized violin for my daughters height and arms length."
Lailah
Took Violin lessons from Nicholas H.
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Took Piano lessons from Ellysa R.
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"Patient, kind, and a great teacher! Couldn't ask for anyone better"
Dwight
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Russell P.
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"Where to begin? Mary Ann Graham is a top-notch singer-songerwriter, guitarist, and performer. Her expertise at what she does creatively as well as onstage is translated through her teaching. She is always prepared to give her students the best learning experience than they can receive, each according to their unique individual levels. Mary Ann is a top-notch, high-caliber music instructor, artist, and performer."
Forrest
Took Music Performance lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"Tom is great to work with. The first lesson was a very enjoyable experience where I really learned a lot and received some great tips and advice in the short span of just one hour. If you know anyone who has been procrastinating and putting off taking lessons, force them to take a lesson with Tom. They will thank you. -Steve S."
Steve
Took Trumpet lessons from Tom S.
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Took Music Performance lessons from Cyndi E.
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Mailly
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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