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Lauren B.

Santee, CA
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Vanguard University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 2017
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Lauren B.

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Music functions powerfully in the lives of those it inhabits. It gives access to a new color palate for expression and artistry. I would be honored to guide students in exploring their voice, musical style, and expression.

Singing is a different journey for everyone, so I cater to each student’s specific goals and style preferences.

Generally, lessons consist of:
- exercises to explain and work on specific vocal techniques
- applying techniques to the selected repertoire
- reviewing practice and progress
- weekly worksheets and recordings to practice with in between lessons

Overall, I aim to create a fun, comfortable space for students to develop a solid foundation upon which to sing with more freedom.

About Lauren

Hello! My name is Lauren! Thanks for taking the time to check out my page. I graduated in 2017 from university with a B.A. in Music and have been teaching beginning students of all ages for about three years since then. I also have and am currently pursuing writing and releasing original music.

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Eva Galina K.

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San Diego, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English and German
  • Master of Music Performance - Bassoon from Rice University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eva Galina K.

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Experienced Bassoon teacher of 7 years, I've worked extensively with beginner, intermediate, and advanced students of all ages. Whether you're a beginning band student, enthusiastic amateur, or have hopes of pursuing bassoon professionally, I can offer fun, challenging, and productive private instruction. I can supply reeds and/or teach reedmaking. Let's get started!

About Eva Galina

As a professional bassoonist, I've enjoyed a versatile career both performing and teaching! I received my bachelors degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, PA, and my masters degree from Rice University in Houston, TX. I've enjoyed working and playing with some of the leading sym

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Galina has been working with our 8th grade son on bassoon for a year and he loves it! She is a kind, generous, and knowledgeable teacher. She has patiently prepared him for auditions, improving his technique and musicality, but she also makes lessons fun by playing duets with him. She is also teaching him to make reeds. And she is very easy to work with in scheduling, and has seamlessly moved to remote lessons in the current situation. We are lucky to have found her as a teacher.
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Betsy F.

24 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Betsy F.

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Music theory is important for every musician to understand. I love teaching theory to help a student better understand their instrument and become a better musician.

About Betsy

Music is the biggest passion in my life. I love being able to share that gift with my students, and look forward to their progress as much as my own. I continue to grow and develop as a musician, and love connecting with people through music. My students all learn to love and appreciate music, t

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Kathleen
We have been so happy with the lessons our daughter is receiving from across the country. We used Betsy to get her ready for an audition quickly and then signed up for 15 more weekly lessons.
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Misty B.
Betsy is a wonderful violin instructor, and we found her sense of play, imagination, balanced with the need to instruct a good fit for our three year old daughter. Thank you Betsy for your patience and flexibility!

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Shadwa M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Master of Music, Violin Performance from The Ohio State University
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Shadwa M.

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Having taken numerous orchestral and other auditions, I have thought a lot about the process of preparing for an audition. I have had many successful auditions, but have learned just as much from the unsuccessful ones. I hope to share some of this knowledge and perspective with my students!

About Shadwa

I love teaching violin and viola, and have been doing it for over a decade. I believe private lessons are an essential component to successful musical development and growth. It is my hope that students develop the tools they need to become independent musicians. I strive to create a warm and suppo

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Shelby R.
Shadwa is awesome! She’s very patient and understanding of student needs. She’s also very encouraging and helpful, whether you’ve had violin experience or not, and makes learning to play so much fun!
Christine
I have learned a lot from my lessons with Shadwa. She has a knack for explaining technique, for making the connections between the physical movement and the sound produced. (Yes, it really does help to stand up straight!) She takes a personal interest in her students, which makes for a great lesson atmosphere. We established longer term goals that we could work towards; I appreciated her patience and creativity. Even scales became more than just boring drills! I definitely recommend her as a viola teacher for adults!

Ed F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Professional Guitar from Musician's Institute, Hollywood, CA
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Ed F.

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Popular styles for electric and acoustic guitar. Chords, scales, arpeggios, picking, strumming all covered.

About Ed

Professional guitarist since 1966 Professional educator since 1985 Certified music instructor by the state of California Faculty member of a famous guitar school Guitarist for Tony & Emmy award winning actress/singer Nell Carter 1990-1995 Guitarist for gold record recording artist/pianist Rog

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KYLE
Ed is very knowledgeable and makes the learning process enjoyable
Larry
Ed's vast knowledge, experience and easy demeanor is helping me finally gain a better knowledge of the fretboard and expand beyond "blues box 1" and connect the patterns. I think I see a light bulb.
Larry
Ed has a pleasant easy going personality. I've had a couple of teachers who were great players, but lousy teachers. I quit my last teacher because he was completely unprepared and what we did had nothing to do with what we did the previous lesson that I had spent so much time practicing. I got the feeling he thought he was so good he could just wing it. Wrong. I've only had one lesson with Ed, but he seems well prepared and he has his program structured so the student can learn in a progressive manor.

Ranon H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Ranon H.

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I take an instrumental approach to singing. Voice is everyone's first instrument. Creating a pure and clear sound by using proper vocal techniques and focusing on rhythm and diction through an instrumental lense is key for solo vocalist and performers to improve their skills.

About Ranon

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION Valdosta State University (VSU), Valdosta, GA (Spring 2016) Bachelor of Music in Music Education Professional Educator License (IEIN 1169279) Music K-12 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Director of Bands Uplift Community High School (July 2019 - Current) Directed 9th-12th grade b

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"Adam does a great job of adjusting to the student's level of experience. I'm a beginner with some minimal uke experience, and he adjusted the pace of the lesson accordingly. I especially like his emphasis on contemporary music; he seems to have fun with music which, as someone who endured years of strict classical piano training as a kid, I find very refreshing."
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"Fernando, is a very good piano instructor, he has the patience that students need."
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Took Piano lessons from Fernando P.
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"Gabe is one of the most patient people I’ve ever met. He has worked with our three sons for years. I would highly recommend him. He does a great job and is extremely patient."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Gabriel C.
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"Stephen is fantastic. I have always been afraid of singing. He totally cured me. He made it, fun, interesting and tailored to my needs."
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Took Singing lessons from Stephen S.
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"I owe all my musical know-how to Fawn. She thinks outside the box, which is what has gotten me over hang-ups and bad habits no other teacher was able to accomplish. If you really want to improve and get serious about your career, Fawn is the one to go with."
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Fawn A.
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"For a first lesson, I was impressed and very excited to begin playing the guitar. The lesson started with Jeremie understanding what I already knew and then going forward from there instead of going over things that I already knew. So the time was well spent on actually learning something new. Looking forward to our next lesson."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jeremie W.
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"Jonathan is a very good and knowledgeable instructor. He is patient and works well with me as i am a novice for bass guitar. I look forward to his assistance in my bass journey!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jonathan E.
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"Stephanie is an excellent teacher and a wonderful person you can connect with. Whether you're a beginner or already vocally trained, she will be a great teacher for you. She will make you feel comfortable when you're feeling self conscious about your voice, which we all do. I am also a Berklee College of Music graduate who took a couple semesters of beginner vocal lessons, but feel like I've understood singing more with her. She's grown up in a musical family, with a mother who works in speech therapy, so she is excellent at understanding and teaching singing from a physical perspective, which is very important. Teachers I've worked with before would assume more that you would connect with these things naturally. She is very talented, professional, funny, and kind. Fantastic vocal teacher!"
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Took Singing lessons from Stephanie H.
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"My daughter took lessons from Whitney for several years, and Whitney was an excellent fit for her as teacher. She provided the right balance of structure and flexibility that allowed my daughter to advance her skills and still have fun with non-Suzuki music as well. She is kind, patient, encouraging, and fun-loving. Highly recommend Whitney as a flute teacher."
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Took Flute lessons from Whitney K.
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