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Angela C.

11 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1986
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Angela C.

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Experienced cello teacher of 30 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages. I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of classical skills. I welcome adult beginners and provide many playing opportunities throughout the year for my students.

About Angela

EDUCATION My musical education began while sitting on my mother's lap as she taught piano lessons. I began studying cello with a member of the Kansas City Philharmonic at age 9, and at age ten, I followed in my mother's footsteps to play the flute. I played all three instruments, (piano, cello

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Simone B.
She was amazing. Kind and encouraging and so inspiring. My daughter had a lot of anxiety going in but just glows whenever she talks about her first lesson. Can’t wait for the next!
Ida E.
Angela is awesome. Really positive, funny, patient, and encouraging and knows how to teach a beginning youngster very well.
Donna
Great experience. As a senior just beginning to play an instrument, Angela is patient and a good instructor.

Alec W.

7 Reviews
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Associate's Degree in Business from Saddleback College
  • Teaching since 2013
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Alec W.

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Greetings! Alec is the Piano Teacher for Kids in Orange County. Along with tutoring piano, he is also a music composer for film, video-games, and multi-media. With over 15 years of piano-playing experience, and 5 years of teaching, Alec is happy and excited to achieve whatever your child's goals are in playing the piano.

Within the first few lessons, you or your child will be able to:
(1) Understand the Foundations of the Piano
(2) Effectively Read Notes
(3) Recognize Patterns in Music
(4) Use Both Hands Fluidly Within a Song

Alec's foremost philosophy in teaching piano is following the student's goals and dreams, not his own. While curriculum work is certainly vital, it is far more important that his students receive help they need in accomplishing their biggest aspirations in music. Whether your child wants to be a music composer, rock-star, or just playing for their loved ones, Alec can bring them closer to that goal.

Alec's promise to you is to ...

About Alec

Alec specializes in personalized piano tutoring for kids. He has instructed children from ages 5-17 and also teaches adult beginners as well. As a piano instructor and music composer based in South Orange County, Alec has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in both classical and contemporary musi

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Kyle &.
Alec was great - really helpful to my son great insight
Vern
From the first time Alec met my grandson he was understanding, encouraging, extremely patient and knowledgeable. The next lesson assignments were clearly written out with the expectation that time would be allowed for daily practice.

Thank you, Alec
Sarah Jones
I got so much value for my daughter's piano lessons. I was surprised when she played her own songs to me. On top of that, Alec was very on top of things when it came to lesson planning, homework, and attendance. If you are new to piano, I would recommend signing up with Alec.

Ivan S.

6 Reviews
Wildomar, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chaldean, Arabic
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Ivan S.

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Piano lessons are an excellent way to engage all parts of your brain while having fun.

My lessons include: note reading, technique, music theory, ear training, and musicianship.

Although I can teach a variety of genres, my specialty is in classical music.

About Ivan

Hello! My name is Ivan. I am a classically trained pianist. I have been playing the piano for 17 years and have been teaching for 5 years. I like to give my students the opportunity to not only progress in skill, but also enjoy what they are learning! My lessons focus on 5 things: - note re

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Leigh-Anne P.
Ivan is the best, he really worked with my daughter and she enjoys her lessons a lot. She's learned a lot in a short period of time. Ivan is very effective with the online format we chose to use during the pandemic. Couldn't be happier.
Nick
Best piano teacher ever!
Gerardo
I would like to highly recommend Ivan Shallal as a music teacher for children. Ivan is a gifted piano teacher. He is very well-respected in Rochester Hills and Troy, Michigan. This community is extremely fortunate to have a music teacher of his caliber to teach in this area.

Ivan is passionate about music. His love for the art is evident in his enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. He is exceedingly patient with all students, encourages them, and coaxes the very best effort from each one. Although he is one of the best music teachers in the zone, his prices are extremely reasonable. In my opinion, he is worth every penny he charges, and I certainly believe I have received excellent service for my money.

It is my great pleasure to recommend Ivan Shallal as a music teacher. I am tremendously grateful to him for everything he has taught my daughter.

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Howard R.

45 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • B. A. Degree - music department - piano performance from UCLA
  • Teaching since 1975
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Howard R.

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About Howard

I enjoy working with complete beginners as well as seasoned professionals. I teach classical and popular styles. I specialize in teaching learning how to learn, sight-reading, technique, improvisation, chord-reading, songwriting. One of my specialties is to help you break through your most stubborn

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Ghan P.
Patient and supportive teacher, I’m happy with my progress and enjoy my lessons!
Jia
I feel so lucky to find Howard as my piano teacher. His teaching approach is very creative. I enjoy every class and he is very knowledgeable and inspirational.
Nancy G.
Found Howard knowledgable not only about music but how to teach. Very happy to have found him!!

Rudie Lynn B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music-Vocal Concentration from Texas State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rudie Lynn B.

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I specialize in Classical and Mariachi Voice.
I also offer lessons in Violin, Guitar, and Piano.
I have 8 years of experience in teaching in the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels.

About Rudie Lynn

8 years experience in teaching Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Music- Vocal Concentration and Minor in Spanish from Texas State University Been playing Mariachi for 18 years Current Mariachi Director for award winning Mariachi Halcón from Zapata High School Owner/Head Teacher of Bustama

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Anne R.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Mathematics, Music as a Minor from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anne R.

13 Reviews
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Teaching all levels, from beginning through advanced. I recommend adults to take one-hour lessons every other week. Children do better with half hour lessons every week. Ask about renting a harp!

About Anne

Take harp lessons from a GRAMMY® Award winner! Anne has some 30 years of performance and teaching experience and would love to help you get started learning to play the harp, or help you continue on your harp adventures if you have had some previous lessons and experience. And, you can now take les

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Christin
Anne is patient and insanely talented. She translates her skills into understandable, bite sized chunks for her students. She’s great fun to work with and inspires me to be better.
Ally M.
Anne is a fantastic teacher who brings so much warmth, patience, and skill to each lesson! She took me from a complete novice who didn't even know how to properly pluck a string to being able to impress family and friends with familiar songs. She doesn't have you go out and spend a ton on books or materials either, which I've experienced while learning other musical instruments. Anne provides very detailed assignment notes with each lesson too, which she then emails so you can have something tangible to refer to while practicing instead of having to take notes yourself or keep it all in your head somehow. Highly recommend taking lessons from one of the best!
Ramya E.
Our first lesson was fantastic !! Anne made our 8year old completely comfortable with the lesson plan .... super friendly ..!

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"Adam is an excellent teacher. He works very well with children. I would highly recommend him for anyone seeking to learn, at any age."
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Took Guitar lessons from Adam C.
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"I had a musical background growing up. I played the piano and the cello for years and sang in several choirs. I also took piano lessons for a number of years as a young adult - but, when I came to Barbara, I hadn't touched a musical instrument for at least 3 decades. For me, what makes Barbara extraordinary as a teacher is that, even with all the musical background I have, she brings out music in me that I never knew was there - and we laugh a lot too - you can't do better than that!"
Burden
Took Piano lessons from Barbara M.
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"Jimmy is an awesome guitar teacher! A couple of yrs. ago, my 12 year old son was looking at getting professional guitar training, because though he was interested, he had very little k/w etc..and one of his friend's Dad recommended Jimmy.
You can see right away, that Jimmy is excellent with kids..and my son seems to enjoy every session with him. Jimmy's coaching technique is worth a mention as well. He makes it a point to make your basics very strong, which equips the person with enough skill to actually 'create' their own music versus simply 'copying' an existing song etc. I've been thoroughly satisfied sending my son to Jimmy for guitar sessions and the result shows. I see my son now playing quite fluently...and with confidence and will try and take a shot at making the cut for his High School's music/guitar team.

Also, looking at some of the other music instruments displayed in his studio, does seem Jimmy's a very talented musician, well versed in several areas.

Finally, Jimmy's studio is one nice n cozy place, where parents can do office work, sit and stretch out, watch TV, read and doze off or simply watch their kids learn guitar. I like being there as well :).

- Niraj"
Niraj
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Incredibly amiable, professional, and talented as a teacher.

As a senior in high school now graduating and transferring into college, I started my lessons with Dimitry in December last year and had to end this summer at the end of the music school's program. Even though my time learning the saxophone was short, Dimitry used my past musical experience to help guide me through the instrument. His lessons did not feel long in any sense of the word, and in fact some two-hour lessons I took to make up missed weeks blew by, as I was constantly engaged by his teachings. During my studies with him I found myself in the presence of a true musician, and this was only further driven home when I saw him play in the Hanover Wind Symphony at the Morristown Community Theater with Stanley Drucker. I would highly recommend Dimitry as an instructor for a student at any level."
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from Dimitry C.
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"Kelvin is very personable and truthfully critiques your skill based on the level you should be at. I look forward to the class sessions and enjoy practicing what I'm being taught."
Patrick
Took Guitar lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Nathaniel taught my son who was a beginning player on the bass guitar. I couldn't be more please with the results. Nathaniel did all the normal teacher stuff--had a plan, had prepared goals, gave music homework, was timely--but on top of that he had a friendly, inviting personality that invited my son to want to spend time learning music. It was Nathaniel's happy, inviting attitude that really made things click during my son's lessons and I'm thankful he was willing to take him in as one of his students."
Eric
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Nathaniel M.
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"My 11-year-old son has now had 3 lessons with Jeremy, and we are both extremely happy with his progress. My eldest had saxophone lessons through takelessons.com, but he already had some experience. I'm pleasantly surprised that with no prior trumpet experience, and without anyone else in our family playing trumpet, my son is doing really well. Jeremy is patient, kind, and encouraging. He does an excellent job explaining what he is looking for and takes a systematic approach in structuring the lessons."
Debra
Took Trumpet lessons from Jeremy S.
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"As an adult learner, I was intimidated to start piano. Minoo is encouraging as well as a skillful teacher. I highly recommend her."
Suzanna
Took Piano lessons from Minoo M.
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"He has a great rapport with kids and is patient with beginners."
Julia
Took Piano lessons from Justin W.
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"Great violin instructor!

I am a college student at Azusa Pacific University, and Kan was suggested to me by one of her colleagues. At the time, I had just declared a music minor and was preparing to audition for my school's Symphony Orchestra. In my first lesson with her, I could tell that she knew exactly what my level of violin playing and experience was and started building me up from there (when I began lessons with Kan, I had been playing violin for about 8 years). Thanks to Kan's instruction, I was able to achieve my goal of getting into my school's Symphony Orchestra! Everyone I know has definitely seen growth and improvement in my playing, including myself. Kan is very friendly, caring, and always wants to see her students improve! Even after she received her Master's degree at APU, she continued to come to APU to give me a lesson!"
Jamee
Took Violin lessons from Kan W.
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