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Regina G.

14 Reviews
Fountain Valley, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Armenian, Russian, Georgian, English
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music from Yerevan State Conservatory after Komitas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Regina G.

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Classical piano is a subject I have taught for over twenty (20) years. As a classically-trained pianist, it has been my main area of focus throughout my teaching and performing careers. If you wish to focus on classical piano, we will cover in-depth music theory during our classes, which is a required component for success in classical piano.

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Online-only piano classes are only available to students who have prior experience. I do not recommend complete beginners to start fully online, as there are beginners' nuances that are much better addressed in-person!

About Regina

With more than twenty-three years of professional teaching experience, Regina is able to offer her students a diverse range of educational resources. She specializes in teaching piano, performance, and music theory to students of all ages and levels. At the age of fifteen, Regina graduated with

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Alma
My daughter truly enjoyed her first class. She felt comfortable and excited about restarting piano lessons again.
Vito C.
The best teacher ever that I encountered for my children. She has this charisma to engage my kids and make them focused. My kids benefited from her tremendously!
Athena & Bethany W.
Regina is very details and passionate about her lessons. My kids love her first lesson very much. She is very patient with younger kids. I think they will enjoy their piano lesson a lot.
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Summer L.

53 Reviews
Newport Beach, CA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Summer L.

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We will work together to develop your understanding of music, regardless of musical background, covering the inner workings of music theory as it applies to any genre, as well as ear training, arrangement, composition, and songwriting.

Lessons will be at your pace, tailored to your interests, and, perhaps most importantly, will foster a love and understanding of music.

About Summer

**In-person lessons at my studio will resume beginning July 15, 2021. Students wishing to take in-person lessons can sign up in advance and, optionally, can begin with online lessons in the meantime.** My primary goal as a teacher is to make music lessons a positive, life-enriching experience for

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Summer as been teaching both my daughter's, ages 7 & 11, for little over a year now and we couldn't be happier. I don't know how she does it, patience of an angel, but the girls are growing with their lessons and their love for both piano & guitar weekly. She is always encouraging and full of joy. Summer is a great listener and lets my girls have input in what music they want to learn. It is funny how the music they pick out, fits their personalities so well. Summer is extremely hardworking and punctual. We love to "virtually" invite her in our home every week. We hope one day to meet and see her play in person. Until then we look forward to our weekly sessions with her.
Scott
Summer is an excellent teacher! She was very accommodating and encouraging. Looking forward to future lessons!
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Elias S.

3 Reviews
Costa Mesa, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portugese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Oberlin College
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Elias S.

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In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools!

In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun.

To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired.

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violins, viola, mandolin, guitar, bass, piano, recording equipment

About Elias

At 5 years old I was struck by the incredible beauty of Vivaldi's music, and ever since I've been playing violin. I hold a BA from Oberlin College of Arts and Sciences, won a scholarship to the Baroque Performance Institute in 2005 and attended the BPI again in 2006. Apart from teaching, as a profes

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Joni
I am very impressed with Elias! He listened well, offered helpful suggestions, laughed and was very congenial to work with. We discussed how to hold a bow and, since I have some arthritis in my hands, he was very open to other possible options that might work better for me. Taking lessons from him will be a bright spot in my week. I would recommend him in a heart beat!
Gene
A fun and informative lesson. Looking forward to the next one.
Jacqui
Elias is great! My daughter is 7 and this was her first exposure to violin lessons. She loves Elias, says how patient and nice he is, and can’t wait for her next lesson each week. I highly recommend him!
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Kyle C.

5 Reviews
Irvine, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Graduate Research Fellowship Program from National Science Foundation
  • Teaching since 2007
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Kyle C.

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I've been teaching Statistics for 6 years. I strive to show students the beauty behind mathematics and encourage them to enjoy it. I work with students at their own pace with the main focus being on developing the confidence to be able to understand what questions are asking and how to solve problems. I prefer to spend the first two lessons testing a student's confidence, strengths, and weaknesses before I select the teaching materials. I cannot wait to help you reach your math goals!

About Kyle

Note: Summer time is generally more flexible for me. However, please contact me before signing up for a time because my schedule is less concrete. I am a Ph.D. student in Statistics and earned a Bachelor's in mathematics from St. Norbert College in 2016. I have been tutoring for over 10 years

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Victoria
Kyle was incredibly helpful to Austin and effectively relayed concepts and provided guidance where he needed most. Me - the mom has also been totally thrilled with Kyle's sunny disposition, lighting fast communications and flexibility while working with our changing schedule. Couldn't be happier with Kyle and our general experience with Take Lessons!
Trell
Amazing
Melissa L.
Fantastic! Made things much easier for my son. Was the best investment I could have made. Personable, always available. A plus!
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Carl B.

27 Reviews
Seal Beach, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Croatian, Spanish, Italian, French, English
  • Awarded Most Effective Vocal Teacher from Torrance Theater Group
  • Teaching since 1996
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Carl B.

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I teach rapping to beginners, intermediate, advanced, and touring professionals.
During your first lesson I do a computer analysis of your voice, I find out what your goals are in singing, what your favorite kinds of music are, and I take you in the direction you want to go and show you how to get there in the shortest possible time.

I always record my students so that they know how they sound to others. I also make a CD of them singing to background music if they wish, included in the cost of the lessons for no extra charge.

Learn to sing beautifully, and most important, emotionally.
Learn the parts of your vocal instrument, How each works, How they work together. Develop Breath support (80% of singing).
Learn how to do the Singer's Formant, "Squillo" (that "ringing" sound of professionals).

Learn how to conquer nervousness, learn Resonance, Overtones, Vibrato, How to sing high notes, Learn the "singing vowels", and more.

I would rather teach singing than eat ...

About Carl

I love teaching singing to all ages and all levels, including Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, and Touring Professionals. I teach all styles of singing, including Pop, Musical Theater, Gospel, Classical, Rock, Jazz, Scat Singing, Belting, Country and Western, and Rap. I am a very high level s

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Carlos
Carl B. Is an outstanding teacher. Very patient and respectful to his students. You can tell Carl knows what he's talking about.
George
Carl has been there and done that; and shares all of his experience and passion with you! He is thorough and it is obvious that he knows what he is doing and is dedicated to helping you learn. A real professional that you can count on!
Anne M.
Carl took the time to get to know me, and began to feel so comfortable with him. It was perhaps the best experience I have ever had with a teacher for singing. I received great information and techniques.
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Patrick K.

25 Reviews
Orange, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks French, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM in Vocal Performance from CSUF
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Patrick K.

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I am trained in teaching music from csuf and specialize in catering my teaching approach to each students individual needs and learning styles. I have been teaching for over 5 years.

About Patrick

Hello and welcome to my music studio! If you/ your child is passionate and excited about learning music, you have come to the right place. Talent is not required, as that is something to be earned through passion and hard work. That is why I specialize in individualizing my teaching approach based o

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Jared C.
He is very patient with my son. You can that he has experience working with kids. Definitely a great choice for my son.
gregory sauceda
Patrick is knowledgeable and experienced. He knows how to teach to motivate and can relate well.
Diane
We are so thankful we found Patrick! Patrick is a very effective teacher who’s able to relate and motivate students. Our daughter was loosing interest in playing piano due to her former teacher’s approach. Now she’s back to practicing because she wants to and is so excited to see Patrick each week. We are very greatful that she’s back to loving piano and continuing to learn.

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"Summer is wonderful! She figured out very quickly exactly what we needed to work on to get to my goals. She is friendly and on time. Highly recommended."
Rachel
Took Piano lessons from Summer L.
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"Marty is a wonderful teacher and very easy to understand. I tried many online packages and other teachers and I could not keep up with their instruction. Marty is clear and has figured out ways to make It possible for me to play much faster than I ever thought I could. I will be returning from a trip east and will continue my lessons when I return. I am very happy that I found Marty."
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Took Piano lessons from Marty W.
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"Sean has been teaching my 10-year old son percussion for almost two years. Before covid, my son had lessons in-person. Since covid, my son has been doing lessons online. Sean has done an amazing job teaching my son in-person and online.

Sean really knows percussion. I've witnessed this both during lessons and when my family watched him perform with the Lone Tree Symphony. Sean is wonderful with kids. Although my son has attention issues, Sean is extremely patient, and he is able to efficiently redirect and focus my son. With Sean, music lessons are enjoyable. He has taken the time to get to know my son and how my son learns. I feel like the lessons are tailored extremely well for my child's abilities. Best of all, Sean is just a wonderful person. He's easy to talk to and has a great sense of humor. My son looks forward to his lessons with Sean each week. You won't find a better percussion instructor!"
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Took Percussion lessons from Sean C.
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Justina
Took Singing lessons from Leah H.
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"Ed is the best thing that has ever happened to my son's interest in playing guitar. His laid back attitude and authentic love of music has taken my sons guitar skills to new levels. Very grateful for Ed"
Sally
Took Guitar lessons from Ed P.
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"As an adult and learning an instrument from a beginners level Lena provides great pace for acoustic guitar lesson. Enjoy her approach from theory to practical, she covers it all."
Juan
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lena E.
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"Indigo is a fantastic guitarist and a patient teacher. Working with her has been a joy!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Indigo S.
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"Ms. Strange was so helpful during my time working with her! She's patient, kind, has a wonderful sense of humor, but above all that: an outstanding cellist."
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Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"Barbee has done a very good job for with voice.

She knows what she's doing and you would be wise to take a lesson with her."
Brooks
Took Singing lessons from Barbee M.
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"My 12-year-old daughter has been taking lessons for the past year with Athena and loves it. Athena is knowledgeable and very importantly fun which is required to keep the attention of a 12 year old. Would highly recommend Athena."
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Took Piano lessons from Athena M.
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