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Hannah R.

29 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Hannah R.

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A natural teacher at heart, I teach Piano, Visual Arts, and Yoga. I earned my Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Teaching and my California Teaching Credential in the Visual Arts and have been teaching professionally since 2012. I began playing the piano at age seven and advanced to honors recitals of Certificate of Merit through the Music Teachers' Association of California (MTAC). I have experience teaching ages 4-65 and beginning through early-intermediate levels. Beginners are my specialty and I currently teach 12 piano students a week. I use a variety of materials like flashcards and book series to teach classical, jazz, pop, and sacred styles: Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Bastien Basics, Bastien & Bastien, Faber’s Piano Adventures, FunTime Faber & Faber, Piano for the Older Beginner, Alfred Masterworks, and Hal Leonard Songs from Disney. Students have the options of borrowing my used books or purchasing new books.

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About Hannah

Piano: A natural teacher at heart, I teach Piano, Visual Arts, and Yoga. I earned my Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Teaching and my California Teaching Credential in the Visual Arts and have been teaching professionally since 2012. I began playing the piano at age seven and advanced to honors recita

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Ryan P.

9 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • BFA Musical Theatre (Incomplete) from University of Mississippi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan P.

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I have been teaching voice for 10 years and spent years training in Classical Voice (BA Classical Vocal Performance). The goal is, by focusing on proper breath support, ear training, and the exploration of your own voice, to produce a HEALTHY, rich, vibrant sound that will sustain you through a long, rewarding career.

About Ryan

Hi! My name is Ryan. I hold an MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre Performance (CSULA), a BA in Classical Vocal Performance (UAHuntsville), and a minor in Theatre Arts (UAHuntsville). Pulling from over 15 years of performance and training experience, I am here to give you the tools to succeed. Whet

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Ashtan P.
So far my 8 year old son is living his singing lesson experience.
Justin D.
Had fun!! looking forward to learning a lot.
Gloria
First lesson. Worked on exercises and breathing. Ryan is personable and knowledgable. Looking forward to learning more from him.
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Alethia E.

30 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alethia E.

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Piano lessons are strictly for beginners or for students who have little to no training. The first few lessons are dedicated to learning the proper playing technique and practicing several exercises to increase the hand’s coordination, flexibility, and mobility. Once the proper technique has been established we move on to Suzuki method and a series of Etudes catered to the student’s learning needs.

About Alethia

Growing up I was raised in a home full of music. My father, a graduate of the Conservatorio Nacional Superior de Musica (National conservatory of Superior Music) played piano day and night and from there my love for music blossomed. My first experience with music was at the age of 8 when I began to

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Nicole L.
She is a great instructor! My 14 yr old daughter is a beginner and she has been wonderful with her. She is professional, warm, and always helpful. I don't know much about the violin, but I never have to remind my daughter to practice the music that she is given.
Emmerson (Emme) N.
Alethia is great. She is working with my 7 yr. old daughter as a beginner in violin. She teaches in a way that is fun, appropriate, and respectful. My daughter has already learned so much and looks forward to her lessons with Alethia each week.
Lynne R.
Alethia is very knowledgeable about technique and skilled at teaching.
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David B.

43 Reviews
La Mesa, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, English
  • Music, Acoustics and Recording from University of Salford
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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David B.

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All levels, all styles

About David

After graduating from Salford University, England with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Music and Composing I worked for a short time as a commercial "jingle" writer, before moving to San Diego, marrying my dream girl, and opening my own music recording, teaching and production studio. From there I ha

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Sara
He really took the time to see where I was in my playing, and gave me things to practice based on that assessment. I’m excited and ready for the next one.
Eleanor C.
David is a great instructor! He is patient and encouraging. His lessons use songs to demonstrate the techniques we are learning. His lessons are fun and I learn many things each time.
Andrew G.
Great teacher and very patient.
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Michelle G.

3 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michelle G.

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I have been teaching piano for 17 years and playing for 27 years. Lessons with me are customized according to your specific learning style and goals. I specialize in learning to read music, music theory, and technique. All ages and skill levels are welcome!

About Michelle

I am a professional pianist, keyboardist and accompanist and have been playing for 25 years. I studied music at UCSD. My specialty is musical theatre and I music direct and accompany shows throughout San Diego ranging from youth theatre to professional productions. I regularly play for numerous venu

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Julie M.
Very pleasant teacher.
Penelope M.
Very good lesson.
Shirley
Michelle is an excellent musician and teacher! She really knows the piano and how to teach students how to play it. She's patient and gives someone like me the encouragement I need because of my struggles with reading music. She's the best!
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Deron C.

16 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Deron C.

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Learn how to unlock your creative potential and release the artist inside you while also learning how to paint.

Deron C. has been exploring painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with paint for over 10. He will lead you through a creative process that encourages creativity and allows painting students the freedom to paint in an intuitive way. If you've never painted before, Deron will guide you through the basics of painting, color theory, and the elements and principles of design while helping you exercise and strengthen your creativity.

If you are a painter that needs a little advice or direction TakeLessons.com instructor Deron C. will help you evaluate your work, answer your questions and provide guidance to get you on the right track.

About Deron

I am a San Diego native and have shown my paintings extensively throughout San Diego. It wasn't until several years after I graduated from UCLA in 1994 with a Bachelors in Fine Arts, that I really tried to show my work in galleries. Most recently, my work has been in shows at Project X Gallery, The

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Amanda G.
Deron helped me simplify my technique so painting will be enjoyable and I will be so much better at it! I am thrilled
Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
Joe
Strong recommendation for Deron. I had a 2 hr lesson where I had specific things I wanted to do and learn, and he delivered. Very flexible in the lesson, and great instruction!

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"I decided to take my 10 year old daughter to lessons at Molly's after she expressed an interest in singing. Molly is great with kids and my daughter really looks forward to seeing her every week. The singing lessons have given her a boost in confidence, so now she is auditioning for community theater and school musicals. Molly has been encouraging and helpful, and I would recommend her to anyone!"
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Took Piano lessons from Ryan H.
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"Patient and nice with children"
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Took Piano lessons from Michael N.
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"Evan was very nice. This was the first lesson. More to come!"
Drayden
Took Drum lessons from Evan W.
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"Rhonda was awesome. My son learned all the guitar chords, notes, strums etc very quickly. Highly recommended and we will miss her dogs :)"
Julius
Took Guitar lessons from Rhonda S.
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"Lawrence was welcoming and understood my goals and ambitions. Looking forward to many more!"
Kevin
Took Singing lessons from Lawrence P.
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"Our child has done so well with Ms. Maria. Lauren has just completed Level 5 of the ABRSM exams this past spring and did fantastic. This is our 5th year with Ms. Maria and we know we made the right choice by switching studios. Lauren is happy and progressing much farther than others in her previous studio. Highly recommend."
Elizabeth Faye
Took Piano lessons from Maria S.
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"Very nice lesson - we went over the chords of "Margaritaville" plus a scale exercise. Marc is also very receptive to songs I would like to learn to play and help with them."
Sudin
Took Flamenco Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"Getting back into what we've learned felt very easy and the emphasis on finger formations helps me play better."
Mary Jane
Took Piano lessons from Lucian W.
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"Ahmad is exactly the kind of teacher I've been looking for. I bought a guitar seven years ago thinking I could teach myself how to play (I played other instruments as a kid and figured, how hard could it be?). After several false starts, I never really made any progress until starting to take lessons this year. Ahmad is a terrific teacher - patient and encouraging, but also challenging you to do the things that seem difficult. He really listens to where you're at and what you want to accomplish and develops lessons around that. I already feel like I've made more progress in a few weeks than I had in seven (granted, largely not focused on guitar) years and am really excited to practice and learn more. Highly recommend!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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