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Kimberly B.

22 Reviews
Roseville, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance from Sacramento State University
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Kimberly B.

22 Reviews
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What's the difference between Music and Sound? Maybe you want to know the rules of composition, the theory, form and analysis of music; or maybe you just want to do things by ear. Either way, I can help you understand the complexities and simple things about the building blocks of music and aid you in finding the song in you.

About Kimberly

I grew up in a household of 9 where music was always center stage. We would sing as a family in different venues and were often called the VonTrapp family. I have enjoyed singing and performing from a young age. I began studying flute at age 8, after scoring highest in the harmony listening exam an

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Phillip L.
Very patient with my adhd kid!
Allison
Kimberly was so good with my daughter. We are looking forward to more lessons with her!
Stuart W.
I have been working with Kim for a few weeks and I have learned a tremendous amount and can hear the difference every week as I progress. I enjoy the process she applies to keep it positive and fun yet learn the proper fundamentals required to perform well. I actually tried a few vocal teachers and Kim with her wisdom and experience made it simple who to go with!!

Melissa F.

15 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Outstanding Solo Performance - Jazz Vocalist from DownBeat Magazine
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Melissa F.

15 Reviews
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Want to know more about music theory? I can help you gain a better understanding of reading, writing, and arranging.

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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Ronald S.

8 Reviews
Citrus Heights, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music from California State University Sacramento
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Ronald S.

8 Reviews
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Harmonic approach to playing stressing chord progression. I play all types of music from classical, to ragtime, blues and new age.

About Ronald

With a Bachelor's Degree in music from California State University Sacramento I studied with the best, including graduates from Juilliard and Eastman. I focus on what my students want to play and provide a harmonic grounding to enable the student to improvise or just "jam" with anybody. I also prov

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Cameron
Knowledgeable, easy going. Looking forward to my son learning.
Grover
Kind and patient instructor. Ronald gave us a great quick introduction to piano playing. It will be a good foundation to build on in the future when we can make more time for additional lessons. Thank you!
Elizah
So patient and always on time. My daughter learned so much for 3 lessons.

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Minoo M.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English and farsi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
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Minoo M.

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piano lesson in your home. I have been teaching piano more than 18 years. Your love of music will grow as I help you develop your piano skills.

About Minoo

I am the member of MTAC and prepare students for the California Certificate of Merit. My teaching philosophy is based in the belief that learning music should be fun and exciting! I always encourage my students to pursue the kind of music that they find most appealing, rather than using the same cu

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Suzanna
As an adult learner, I was intimidated to start piano. Minoo is encouraging as well as a skillful teacher. I highly recommend her.
Amir E.
Sincere, skillful, experienced.
May D.
Patient and encouraging
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Tom S.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BA IN MUSIC from The Open University, Exeter University , Rolle College of Education and Dartington College of Arts. UK.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Associated Board of Music( Final)-Brass Instruments from Associated Boards of the Royal Schools of Music. UK
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Tom S.

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I aim to make music theory fun and interesting ,but I also ensure that with the fun comes progress and understanding

About Tom

I am a very experienced and fully qualified music and instrumental teacher, with over 30 years of experience. I am a experienced performer in both playing, singing and conducting too. Making and very importantly enjoying music is my passion. I have taught brass instruments right through fr

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Sebastian
He help me really understand the notes of an instrument and he was great, I really recommend him
Robert M.
Tom is patient yet pushed me in the direction I wanted to go. Just the right amount of push for me.
Roman C.
My 10 enjoyed his first lesson very much. Mr. Tom’s experience helps the beginner to feel very relaxed and not afraid to mess up.
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Melody S.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Tagalog, English
  • Teaches students Male: 4 to 16; Female: 3 to 60
  • Teaching since 1990
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Melody S.

31 Reviews
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Top 10 Reasons to Study Music Theory and Aural Skills:

1. To understand how music works.
2. To be able to critically listen to music.
3. To write and perform music accurately.
4. To be able to detect errors.
5. To be able to sight read well.
6. To understand the styles and genres of music.
7. To be exposed to unfamiliar music.
8. To be familiar with the masterworks of Western music.
9. To improve critical reasoning skills.
10. To develop excellent scholarship.

About Melody

Every student is unique and individuals rely on different learning styles. The teaching method of Melody is adjusted to fit the needs and desires of the student, characterizing a plan based around their individual strengths, weaknesses, and music goals. While the focus is founded on teaching the ba

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Kaylana P.
This was my daughter's first singing lesson. Melody was very accommodating with my wife and I observing our daughter. With a musical background myself, I immediately knew that Melody had immense knowledge not only about singing, but also the theory and technique that all singers should learn.
Gianna
My daughter is now 16 years old and has been under Ms. Melody's tutelage for a year now. There are good times and bad, and I am thankful that Ms. Melody did not give up. My daughter will encounter lots of hardships throughout her life, and as a mother, I cannot do all the teachings myself. It is always good to know when you have a caring teacher whom you can trust and know what they are doing both in music and life. I like that Ms. Melody can be lenient, and firm when needed. My daughter has joined her recitals, music playdates, and couldn't be happier. I can't recommend Ms. Melody high enough.
Micala S.
My daughters, 8 and 6, took lessons as beginners from Melody for 10 months before we had to move. SHE IS AMAZING! Not only did she make the lessons fun and engaging, but they learned so much in that short time. I grew up playing piano, violin and French horn and I was very impressed with her approach/methodology and how much of herself she put into her teaching. For the last 3 months we were with Melody, the girls also took voice lessons. The highlight of our spring was watching the girls perform at the recital Melody had so painstakingly organized. It was astounding how much they had progressed musically and my husband and I were in awe at how well they performed in front of people. We were also impressed at the wide range of experience in the students Melody taught. Some had played for years and were clearly continuing to blossom under Melody's tutelage, while others were beginners like our daughters. Melody was always positive, encouraging and extremely patient (even when my six year old had clearly not practiced for a week straight or was tired and whiny). My daughters and I miss her dearly as our mentor and now our friend! We cannot recommend her highly enough.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Fair Oaks, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Fair Oaks is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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$39 average
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$53 average
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"The lessons (piano & music theory) I learned from Buzz Amato was the sole reason I got signed to a label & was able to produce 2 Billboard charted singles (which he co-produced with me). I now tour the world djing and produce with talented artists that come to me based off my musical knowledge, that I received from Buzz. I can honestly say NONE of this would happen without the musical instruction of Buzz. Thank you Buzz!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Buzz A.
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"Gabbi is a great teacher! I appreciate her thorough approach to ensure you've mastered the basics in order to be truly successful and self-sufficient musically."
Aaliyah
Took Music Theory lessons from Gabbi C.
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"Jimmy is a great instructor. He takes you seriously no matter what you skill or knowledge level is. When I started with Jimmy I could play guitar but generally only Cowboy chords.

Jim was patient, he analyzed how I played , what I knew and he tailored lessons around what I knew. That way I got the most out of my time and money spent. I can go on and on about Jimmy but for you sake I'll just say that I highly recommend him"
Patrick
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Jimmy teach music not just guitar. He teaches common senses ways to make it easy to understand and retain. He is an excellent teacher"
James
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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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!"
Ros
Took Music Theory lessons from Billy D.
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"Very knowledgeable person.
With lots of patience.
Highly recommended."
Antonio Ibarra
Took Music Theory lessons from Andrea B.
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"Working with Emily at the Ithaca College Summer Music Academy this past summer showed me her excellent teaching, leadership, and musicianship. I was able to attend multiple concerts in which Emily performed incredible music on a variety of wind instruments, as well as learn about the music theory class she was teaching on pop music. In the class she analyzed the music of artists such as Rihanna, Sia, and Lady Gaga, giving value to all types of music and relating to the high school students with music they enjoy. Emily is an inspiring musician, teacher, and friend who I would trust in any situation."
Adam
Took Music Theory lessons from Emily P.
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"Man You Pretty, but please take another pic, You B-Scarry , look'on down @ yr pupils"
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Took Music Theory lessons from James W.
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"Ms. Minoo is a GREAT teacher. She is very knowledgeable, professional, patient and works great with my kids."
Tony
Took Music Theory lessons from Minoo M.
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"Adam is extremely knowledgeable and knows how to help people with what they don't understand. He explains things as clearly and simply as possible and is good at finding other ways of explaining things if you don't understand the first time. His kindness and patience is always a good bonus. 10/10 would recommend."
Madison
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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