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Alethia E.

28 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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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.
Mark N.
Alethia is a very talented teacher and violinist. She is extremely professional, attentive and accommodating to her students needs/goals. As an older student with no musical background, she has made the violin less intimidating and more accessible by breaking it down and making it less complex and easier to understand. While, I've only been with her a few years, I'm very proud of the progress I've made with her. If you are interested in taking up the violin, I highly recommend her.
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Masashi (Masa) N.

6 Reviews
El Cajon, CA
Starting at $33
  • Speaks Japanese, English, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Masashi (Masa) N.

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Students can expect to learn and understand the fundamentals of music, incorporating new concepts in a step-by-step manner.

About Masashi (Masa)

I've been teaching/tutoring music since 2007 with experience teaching music theory, aural skills, piano, and guitar. I can help students with a variety of musical tasks. The program I was enrolled in at SDSU ensured that I had a good grasp of a wide variety of instruments. *** Lesson Details ***

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Bob
As a first time piano student at age 70, I find Masa. very patient with me. He encourages me to understand music theory as well as playing. I enjoy the lessons very much, even after 15 months!
Tyler O.
Being the first lesson, I had an instant connection and a really great lesson!
He makes learning fun.
Miranda D.
Great lesson

Nahal D.

4 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Farsi, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 17; Female: 5 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nahal D.

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I give a lot of importance to getting to know the students. Each student has different goals and plans in mind that knowing them makes the lessons so much more interesting, motivating and interactive. Students are in a road to discovery. I try to do my best in helping them in this path of discovery by giving them the tools they need which are learning the techniques and having fun and enjoying the art of playing the piano.
There is always so much joy and excitement in learning to play a new piece. I hope everyone can experience this.

About Nahal

Music is the food for the soul. It inspires and influences people whether they are musicians or not. I started playing the piano when I was 10. My parents took me for piano lessons to introduce me to music and see whether I’d like it. Well, I loved it! I have been playing since then and music ha

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Katherine S.
Nahal has been a great teacher for my eleven year old daughter. She is very patient and makes the process of learning a new instrument fun and stress-free which is important in order to inspire young people to continue playing. I hope that she will continue to teach for many more years!
DianeH1
Nahal is very knowledgable and patient. She enjoys teaching music. I've learned a lot just starting out.
CherylR
Doing a great job! Ruby loves her and she is making piano fun!

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Carolyn R.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $36
  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Choral Conducting from Arizona State University
  • Awarded Co-Winner, Herford Dissertation Award, 2016 from American Choral Directors Association
  • Teaching since 1988
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Carolyn R.

23 Reviews
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Music reading, sight reading, harmony and transposition, improvisation

About Carolyn

I am an experienced voice and piano teacher with 25 + years of teaching experience. I am passionate about teaching, and my experience includes teaching voice and piano to elementary through college students, in academic settings and in my home. I love working with people of all ages. As a

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Sandy H.
Carolyn is right on track with what I need to work on. I will enjoy my lessons with her.
Paul
Always an enjoyable experience. Carolyn continues to make me want to do better. Thank you.
Paul
Great job of encouragement and patience.

Kristin A.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $26
  • Bachelor's of Music Education from VanderCook College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2007
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Kristin A.

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In piano, we will begin with simple music designed to build strength and dexterity in your hands. We will focus on learning note reading from the beginning, so I must strongly recommend that young children are able to track words, if not already reading. I use the Alfred's basic piano library series, starting at the primer level with very young students. I typically will use the Lesson, Solo, Technic, Theory, and Activity books available at each level to give every student the most comprehensive music education while building their piano playing ability. Additionally, I love to work with each student to meet his or her own personal goals. I cannot wait to meet you and get started!

About Kristin

Let's get you started on your musical path! My name is Kristin, and I cannot wait to begin this journey into music with you. I have been teaching private lessons for nearly a decade, and have taught music and choir in the classroom since 2011. I specialize in working with beginners of all ages.

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Erin
Kristin is a wonder, gentle teacher who practices patience and positive reinforcement. My daughter loved her lessons with Kristin and looked forward to seeing her.
Kathy
My Granddaughter absolutely loves Kristen. Every week I see improvement. Thanks Kristen.
Maya P.
Great first lesson!
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Troy W.

61 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Ancient Egyptian, French
  • B. Mus. in Composition from The New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Troy W.

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I have been teaching this subject for over 16 years. The main curriculum for beginners is Alfred's Basic Piano Library. There are three beginner levels (beginner, late, adult) and one will be selected after the first meeting. For non-beginning students, the course of study will be developed based on past experience, current abilities, and goals. It is not necessary to know how to read music at the first lesson for beginners. However, learning to read is a part of subsequent lessons. Music is not learned "by ear." A certain amount of theory will be a part of every lesson just as technique and repertoire. Students should come to the first lesson prepared to discuss their background & goals and the plan of their course of study.

About Troy

Composer Troy W. graduated from the New England Conservatory, earning his Bachelors, Masters (cum laude) and Graduate Diploma while studying with mentor Malcolm Peyton. After spending a year studying with Lukas Foss in Boston, Mr. W. moved to Houston in 2001 where he continued graduate studies at R

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Rafael V.
Good and accurate tips on what needs to be worked on. Thank you
Rich
Troy W. is a phenomenal teacher. He has a passion for teaching and prepares each lesson for his students before they arrive. He has high standards and expects you to work hard but it understanding when a situation arises in your life. He is a warm and friendly person and has a great sense of humor. I have been taking lessons for a year and a half and feel fortunate to have found him. I recommend anyone living in Houston or in this country or other countries to study with him. He is easily the best teacher I have ever had in any subject throughout my life.
Rich T.
Troy Wayne is a phenomenal teacher. He has a passion for teaching and prepares each lesson for his students before they arrive. He has high standards and expects you to work hard but it understanding when a situation arises in your life. He is a warm and friendly person and has a great sense of humor. I have been taking lessons for a year and a half and feel fortunate to have found him. I recommend anyone living in Houston or across the country or in other countries to study with him. He is easily the best teacher I have ever had in any subject throughout my life.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in La Jolla, CA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in La Jolla is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $175 per hour.
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"Gabriel is not just an amazing teacher but an all around great guy.
He really knows his craft and he has a lot of patience (I'm taking lessons gor the first time at 64...)
If you take lessons from Gabriel you will not regret it!"
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"Chris is a wonderful teacher for my Isabella. He's quite energetic with a great personality. Isabella has grown so much as his student She loves that Chris lets her choose her pieces."
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"Quentin is a great teacher! He works with all schedules and manners of learning."
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"Enjoyed my first piano instruction online!! Did not believe that it would be doable but it was. Cannot wait for my second lesson!"
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"Aldrin is an excellent teacher, respectful and patient, his lessons are so fun and creative my daughter cannot wait for her next piano lesson.
I recommend him because he encourages children the love for music in a very special way."
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"Mr. Blackwell is a terrific teacher. I was surprised at how much my 6 year-old son learned in his first lesson. He is very much looking forward to his next session!"
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He is an outstanding teacher, he really cares about his students that he teaches. He has very effective ways of explaining things. He is very reliable and very enthusiastic."
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Took Piano lessons from Ronald G.
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"Patient and helpful teacher. Always friendly and explains things well so that it is very easy to understand. I've improved immensely in the past ~2 years, thanks to him. Great for anyone looking to begin in jazz piano and theory!"
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Took Piano lessons from Jonathan H.
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"Heather is wonderful! She is always very patient with my six year old daughter and willing to customize lessons to keep her engaged and learning. I wasn't sure about the effectiveness of online lessons, but they worked out really well for us!!"
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"Sally has truly been the most wonderful instructor! I started taking lessons a few months ago with her. I played piano when I was younger but I wanted to get back into playing before my twins arrive. I am almost 8 months pregnant at this point and Sally has been kind, compassionate and so helpful in helping me remember the piano skills I didn't know I had in me and haven't used in many years. She challenged me, taught me things I never learned when I was younger and helped me improve across every lesson. I'd highly recommend Sally as a piano instructor for all ages and skill levels and I look forward to working with her again in the future!"
Kaitlin Oliveri
Took Piano lessons from Sally S.
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