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Omar G.

29 Reviews
Riverside, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Musician of the Year 1991 from Santa Ana High School
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Omar G.

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I've been teaching music for 15 yrs on guitar, piano, bass, cello and bass. My students have ranged from from 5yrs to 75yrs of age. I have seen many student go on to join orchestras, bands, broadway shows or simply continued their education to a university or college. Being able to read music profeciently has given me the opportunity to teach off many method books but like to use Alfred Method, Mel Bay and Frederick Noad Method books. I teach many styles ranging from classical, jazz & blues, rock, contemporary and pop. I do stress and recommend all my students to learn how to read music and usually by our second or third lesson they will playing simple songs. I am here to help you make music!

About Omar

Knowing that you are looking for a instructor to teach you music puts a smile on my face. You see, music has been a part of my life since the age of 3. Some of my first memories are of me accompanying my father at home with his rehearsals or just singing together to have fun as a family. I believe

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David N.
A great first lesson experience with Omar. Went through thr basics quickly and jumped right into learning how to play guitar and read music. Looking forward to more lessons.
Wayne
Omar is very relaxed and patient, which makes for a constructive environment. And he's obviously very knowledgable on the guitar.
Evan
My son had his first cello lesson today with Omar and really enjoyed it. Omar was friendly and knowledgeable. Looking forward to his next lesson.
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Milton J.

39 Reviews
Corona, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Ethnomusicology/African-American & African Studies from University of California Davis
  • Teaching since 2011
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Milton J.

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I've been teaching Music Theory for over three years. I treat these lessons much like a classroom setting in which I instruct the basic tenants of music theory in order to help students understand it in accordance with their instrument of choice (including voice). An introduction to orchestration and how their instrument functions within the orchestra will also be instructed. We will use classwork and homework to detail what is instructed as well as multimedia to aid in our learning!

If you're looking for your child to improve their music aptitude, you've come to the right place! Let's get started!

About Milton

Hey there, everyone! My name is Milton J. and I teach vocal, guitar, piano, and musical theatre lessons in the Inland Empire area. I help those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young tap into their own soul through music so that they may help others find theirs as well. I believe that in orde

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Lyger
Milton is a wonderful teacher. Highly knowledgeable, extremely easy to work with, patient, understanding. Highly recommended for anyone looking to extend their vocal abilities
Ivan C.
Very professional, upbeat, and everything he teaches is helpful
Gerardo L.

Ray Z.

Redlands, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Ray Z.

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An understanding of chordal theory as applied to popular music - knowing your I, IV, V chords and beyond! Getting to know chords and scales for melodic and solo purposes.

About Ray

Ray Zeigler is a professional musician and private music instructor in Redlands, Ca. He has been performing for over 30 years in a variety of musical styles, including classical, jazz, rock 'n' roll, country, blues, and more. Ray has played venues all over the southwestern United States as a drumme

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Thomas M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Thomas M.

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Music Theory is EASY!!! I have in depth discussions about Jazz Harmony with one of my 9-year-old students. I am not kidding! Using the Piano, Staff, and the student's primary instrument, I will make sense of the mystery and we will quickly build a solid foundation of usable, musical knowledge.

Starting with the Major Scale students are introduced to Intervals, Triads, Seventh Chords and Extended Harmony. Students then learn about Minor Scales and Modes. A very simple explanation of the Circle of Fifths leads us into Key Modulation. There is also a Rhythmic component to each lesson in which students learn to read rhythmic notation. We discuss Time Signatures, accents, basic Rudiments, Poly-rhythm and Syncopation.

My goals are for students to know HOW music works. Music is about creativity. It is about developing an idea then using sound to convey that idea to another person. While learning Music Theory can help prompt ideas, the biggest benefit is the simplicity in development;

About Thomas

I LOVE to teach and I am looking for a few more motivated students online and at my home studio on Merritt Island, Florida. Lessons are fun and motivating! Beginning students learn songs that they love while also learning basic theory and instrument technique. Advanced students will have their mind

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Jason
Tom taught my daughter for almost 3 years before moving back East. We were very sad, he is the best! My daughter always left her lessons happy and I could definitely hear her progress over time which was awesome! Highly recommend!
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Jim B.
I really enjoy learning guitar theory from Thomas. He is very enthusiastic and fun.
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Mesrop S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Armenian
  • Jazz Studies from California State University Of Northridge
  • Awarded Downbeat Student Music Awards from Downbeat Magazine
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Mesrop S.

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I love teaching theory! People tend to have problems with theory, and my favorite part is simplifying the most complex ideas and making them understand it. There is no feeling more satisfying than that.

I teach all sorts of theory. Whether it's basic theory, song writing, harmony, or counterpoint, it's one of my favorite subjects to teach

About Mesrop

I am a music lover. I love anything and everything that is music. It has been one of the most consistent things in my life since I was a child, and there's nothing that makes me happier than making that a reality for someone else. I've spent a lot of time studying with different musicians, such

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Jocelyn
I am a classically trained violinist and singer songwriter who is looking to improve my piano skills. In our lesson I felt like I was able to get the type of thorough instruction I was looking for. We covered position, technical exercises, and classical pieces that I should be proficient in. It was apparent that Mesrop has a very deep understanding of this instrument and can approach it from the technical perspective I was looking for. I’m also happy that I can bring in songs from my songwriter project and get a composition perspective on those when I need it. It’s a very good balance for me as a performer and a songwriter. It’s important to find a teacher who you genuinely like, and Mesrop’s kind personality and professionalism are a great fit for me.
Daniel
I have been wanting to learn piano for some time, and was recommended to Mesrop by a friend. He has been very patient with my pace of learning, which isn't always the fastest, and introduced concepts in a really logical and digestible way. Great guy and teacher, highly recommend!
Arsen
I've always enjoyed playing guitar and bass, but the added element of piano was something that seemed so daunting I convinced myself to let it go. Mesrop was able to break it down so simply for me from the start, and I'm extremely thankful for his patience and focus throughout lessons. Along the way, I picked up more on theory and am now more comfortably able to transcribe as well. I think he's a tremendous musician but an equally excellent teacher.

Ben G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ben G.

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About Ben

I have performed with several companies such as San Francisco Opera, Opéra de Nice, Monte Carlo Opera, the Beijing Music Festival, etc. I have also performed on radio and television including as the featured singer on a live worldwide satellite broadcast. For the last 10 years I am now sharing

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Highland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Highland is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"When looking for an instructor what is best to find is knowledge of the subject. When it comes to Mr. Newbold, he delivers; Whether it be current or past. He has had outstanding experience with acclimating to every student's needs and learning style. He provides a great environment/atmosphere which is critical to learning. If his credentials don't speak enough, then his personal musical talent should."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Dustin N.
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"David is not only a delightful person, he's also an excellent piano teacher. I'm a piano teacher myself yet I needed some help with improvisation--my weakest link. He patiently walked me through adding chords and harmony to a melody. I learned a lot of new ideas, such as leaving out the emotive third interval...that's better utilized in the right hand. He demonstrated how to take a familiar classical piece, namely Mozart's Rondo Alla Turca, and play it completely by ear. His musicianship is lovely and he is patient and thorough in his explanations. His knowledge of music theory is complete and sound. I highly recommend him to anyone looking to start or continue music lessons. He is truly passionate about music and his profession."
Allie
Took Music Theory lessons from David H.
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"As a preface, I am a beginner-intermediate music producer, so very much of what I make is still rather amateur. I have spent tens of hours watching different YouTube videos and reading blogs about music production trying to learn how to get better. If I had to put a time frame, I'd say I've been producing as a hobby for about 4 years now.

Anyway, I had a 1-hour lesson with Mark and I feel like I learned more about mixing in that 1-hour than I have in the months watching YouTube videos. Mark is super knowledgeable about music production and its techniques and he had answers to all of my questions. If you're on the fence about booking, I would highly suggest booking with Mark as he is professional, knowledgable, and easy to understand as he breaks down his methods in a beginner-friendly manner - things some other producer mentors struggle with I feel.

I would definitely book again with Mark in the future. If you want to level up your production, Mark is your best bet."
Isaiah
Took Music Theory lessons from Mark S.
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"Jerry has an excellent talent for a wide range of aptitudes. The soundtracks he composes can really connect people with the imagery they seen in the videos. It moves you and really can play into setting the overall tone of your project. You can see his drive and passion for perfection in everything he does."
Trampas
Took Music Theory lessons from Jerry M.
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"Kelly really knows her theory, inside and out. And she can explain how it all works. It's much easier to memorize a piece once you understand the theory behind it: the progression of the chords, and their functions. I wish my former teachers had known theory instead of making me memorize all those notes with no explanation."
Andy
Took Music Theory lessons from Kelly A.
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"Excellent first lesson -Ronald is very knowledgeable and very easy to work with. Looking forward to progressing in theory with him!! Would highly recommend!!"
Linda
Took Music Theory lessons from Ronald A.
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"10 stars! Randall is a very knowledgeable and patient teacher. Recommend!"
Michael
Took Music Theory lessons from Randall K.
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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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"Trevor is wonderful and sensitive to special learning needs."
Will
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor H.
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"He's great, which is what I expected after having read his reviews.

We've only had one lesson but I've learned more with him than I did with an adult self teaching piano book.

So far, very good."
Zaida
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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