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Bill T.

42 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $100
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Bill T.

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The clarinet is often referred to as the most challenging woodwind instrument. So, in lessons, we'll be sure to cover all the basics of tone production, breath support, musicality, and technique to ensure a solid foundation to build upon. I tend to teach these concepts through the use of various exercises and etude/method and duet books which are important for musical development and also fun!

About Bill

Bill T. is a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience and as a performer. Bill currently leads his own group and is a member of several others ranging from big band to Ethiopian funk music. Bill enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities and specializes in teaching pra

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Lori A.
Bill was very patient and encouraging to my high school daughter who wanted to start learning how to play jazz on her clarinet. She really enjoyed the lessons and the material. She is looking forward to continuing her lessons with Bill once the Marching band season ends.
Janelle T.
Bill is a wonderful saxophone and clarinet teacher for my two sons. He's currently working with my older son to prepare for a clarinet audition. The process of preparing for the audition showed me some important qualities about Bill: 1) he goes above and beyond for his students (e.g. he recorded my son's solo piece in various tempos to help with practice); 2) he's flexible in making time for his students based on their needs; and 3) he's supportive and likable. My younger son, who took 4 saxophone lessons from Bill, mentioned Bill as one of the reasons for picking the instrument for band next year. I highly recommend Bill.
Mark W.
When we were searching for the right clarinet teacher, it was important to find not just a teacher, but a professional musician. Bill was the right guy for the job.

My daughter Lili had been playing for four years and Bill stepped in with techniques that really took her musicianship to the next level. He is patient, organized and, per Lili, "A dope dude."

Bill has helped Lili with music that she is working on for marching and concert band at school while creating customized warm ups specifically for her. During the pandemic he has been flexible with his schedule, generous with his time and has kept Lili motivated in her music and on track while her school bands have had a hard time playing together.

He is a pro who is communicative, responsive, and punctual for all of the lessons.

I highly recommend Bill as a teacher. He and his band put on a pretty good show as well!
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Eric C.

14 Reviews
Monrovia, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Eric C.

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In lessons, I will teach students how to develop an embouchure and make sound, have proper technique, discuss equipment care, how to read music and develop note recognition, and ultimately, play music.

The goal is to get my students playing with proper technique, so that this will carry on throughout their career and playing of the instrument. After getting some sounds out of the instrument and having decent technique, students will be assigned 1-2 songs to work on each lesson. It is the learning of music on one's own, that I believe, truly challenges the student to continue to apply information given in lessons.

About Eric

Hi there! I'm Eric Croissant, an energetic Multi-Instrumentalist, Music Educator, Composer, Recording Artist, and Producer from Southern California. I've been playing music for almost my whole life, and it's the greatest joy. Over the years, I learned to play the Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, a

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Faisal
My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
Zac M.
Eric is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough when he is teaching his students. He is very talented and player numerous instruments. I would recommend him to anyone for lessons.
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Alex S.

3 Reviews
Northridge, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Alex S.

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What are three things you enjoy about your playing and what are three things you wish were improved? I ask this question of each student so we can customize YOUR lessons and practice sessions. I love to see my students grow and learn what fuels their passion for music and we will develop exercises and songs that fit your interests. With ten years of teaching experience and multiple students in honor groups, I stand by studio's results!

About Alex

I attended the music program at California State University, Long Beach (Go Beach!), where I completed a bachelors of music in 2007. This time was spent immersed in saxophone performance, jazz studies, music theory, and music education. I have been active in music education for a decade, maintaining

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Our son Charles started taking lessons with Alex Sadnik when he was in 6th grade, and he is now going to be a senior in high school. It was in -home until the pandemic last year. After changing to him, Charles made tremendous progress quickly. Alex is a terrific teacher. He has patience , and is encouraging. He would often spend part of the lesson playing together with him, which was helpful. He would also allow Charles to choose some of the music he was interested in learning.
We would highly recommend Alex to anyone who wants to learn Saxophone or flute . You won’t be disappointed!!
Naomi
Thank you Alex for being such a great teacher, musician and mentor. My son has enjoyed playing and learning saxophone under your guidance for the past five years.
We are happy that the transition from in person to online lessons has been seamless. We find it helpful that you review his prerecorded music/practice clips ahead of time so that lessons are spent giving feedback on what is most important. We appreciate the extra effort and thought you put into planning each lesson as well as your customized worksheets. We value your professionalism, commitment, positivity and encouragement in his musical journey.
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David F.

Chino, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks spanish, english
  • Bachelor of Music from Oberlin Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2003
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David F.

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David Flores is a proactive music teacher with the appropriate resources and experience required for efficient and effective learning. Committed to introducing techniques that will cultivate students' musical connections. Sharing skills that make challenging subjects easier to learn. Developing connections to the music that  will motivate you to enjoy practicing. Introducing techniques that will make your instrument work for you. Mr. Flores currently teaches music theory and instrumental instruction classes in the greater Los Angeles area and distance learning music classes online. David Flores is an active member of the Music Teachers' Association of California and is certificated by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.

Online classes available.

About David

David Flores studied at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music (BM ’05) where he was awarded the Dean’s talent award for exceptional solo performance and the Margaret Jones scholarship for academic excellence. David completed his graduate studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music (MM ’09). Studyi

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Harry G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
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Harry G.

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I individualize each students instruction. I keep in mind the students and parents goals and schedule when I make this plan.

About Harry

I started playing clarinet in the school band at age six. My father was a musician, and he thought that playing in the school band would help me overcome my extreme shyness. I remember my first music lesson. I really liked my teacher. He came to my house, and he helped me to care for my clarinet

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Javier B.
Very good first lesson
Rylee
Harry helped my daughter polish up some pieces for an audition. She was nervous and didn't feel fully prepared. Three visits from Harry gave her some great instruction and the confidence to go in and nail her audition!
Tracy L.
My son has had three lessons so far, and we have been very impressed. Mr. Grainger does a great job of encouraging my son through positive feedback, making lessons fun, and giving him very specific, targeted feedback to improve his playing. He has been very flexible and responsive to our changing needs. I highly recommend him.
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Walt R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Walt R.

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25 years helping beginners succeed!

About Walt

I have been teaching beginning flute, clarinet, sax, trumpet, and drum students for over 25 years! I am also a public school music teacher, composer, arranger, author, and performer. Let me help you be successful!

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in La Canada Flintridge, CA

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in La Canada Flintridge is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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$54 average
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"After many years as a music educator, clarinetist, saxophonist playing with Army and concert bands, as well as dance bands, I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with Dimitri. Being retired , I made the decision to seriously play clarinet again. His skills, as a musician and teacher have helped me regain my passion for the instrument and ability to play at a high level. I would recommend him most highly."
Edward
Took Clarinet lessons from Dimitry C.
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"I've been taking lessons with Michael for over a year now, and it is definitely a highlight of my week! Michael was curious as to why I wanted to play the clarinet and has subsequently brought me books with Klezmer, Classical Duets, Jazz and Tango music. I had taken classical lessons for many years, but I can honestly say that I progressed so much more with Michael. He is fun to work with, and always finds the places where I have progressed. He is very skilled at finding new challenges to explore and does so in a most supportive way. Can't recommend him highly enough!"
Yvonne
Took Clarinet lessons from Michael R.
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"Care, patience and knowledge."
Ramon
Took Clarinet lessons from Lucas H.
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"Charles is very patient and experienced teacher."
Justin
Took Clarinet lessons from Charles C.
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"Passionate and great enthusiasm for teaching"
david
Took Clarinet lessons from Randall K.
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"My son is beginning his 4th year with Damien. He is very patient, encouraging and professional. He has learned so much, I appreciate Damien's love of music and commitment to each student."
Keri
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"I loved working with my teacher! I learned so many new techniques from him so fast. Thank you, Mr. Sayyod!"
Askar
Took Clarinet lessons from Sayyod M.
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"Megan is wonderful. She is punctual and thorough, very kind and very patient. She has a mastery of her instruments and a fun and patient style of teaching."
Lili
Took Clarinet lessons from Megan W.
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"Stephanie is a wonderful teacher. She is very positive and patient and knows how to relate to kids. She inspired my ten year old to practice several days a week and my daughter is making really great progress after just a couple months. My daughter has taken group lessons before, which did not go well for her, but Stephanie's one-on-one lessons have made all the difference."
Shannon
Took Clarinet lessons from stephanie K.
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"Elia taught my daughter for 3 years and was patient, kind and energetic. I highly recommend Elia to anyone looking for experience with the clarinet!"
Phoebe
Took Clarinet lessons from Elia F.
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