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Rachael F.

5 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
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Rachael F.

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My goal is to inspire students to create and share music that reflects their unique interests and voice, while providing a strong foundation of the fundamentals of music. We will work on theory, sight-reading, ear training, and whatever interests YOU to help you reach your goals.

About Rachael

Hi! My name is Rachael, and I've been teaching piano, drums, guitar, and ukulele throughout San Diego County since 2016. I earned my Bachelor's degree at Berklee College of Music in Boston where I was a piano major with a focus on contemporary writing and production. After graduating in 2012, my wor

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Somer R.
My grand daughter is eight years old and loved her lesson with Rachel. She learned and memorized two chords after the first lesson. She was very proud of herself!
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Steven B.

39 Reviews
Coronado, CA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associate - Music from Southwestern
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Steven B.

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Steven is a top-notch professional music teacher. He is a supreme teacher on three instruments:
Piano - Guitar - Voice
Steven has successfully taught hundreds of students! It is September 2021 and he now only has openings for one or two new students.

THE PIANO is the king of instruments. For over 25 years, Steven B is one of the best piano teachers! Teaching beginner through professional levels. Ages 7 on up! He combines methods of reading music, playing by ear, and improvisation... And this work wonders for his piano students. They play with confidence, feeling, and wonderful expression! Students may learn classical, jazz, pop, blues, as well as other genres. He is a great teacher online. His piano lessons online are as great as piano lessons in the studio. See his online special. With piano teacher Steven B, prepare to learn and have a lot of fun!

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About Steven

Steven B, Instructor PIANO - GUITAR - VOICE For over 30 years, Steven B has been successfully teaching hundreds of students on piano, guitar, and voice. He has over 60,000 hours experience as a teacher, musician, and performer. He teaches all styles, ages and skill levels. Beginners are most certa

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Jackie H.
Steven is a great guitar teacher. He is very patient, but thorough. He is very good at explaining things. I look forward to my lesson every week.
Justina U.
Mr. Steve is a great blessing to my Child. My son has learnt a lot from his piano lessons and now plays piano in church.
Natalie S.
Awesome!
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Ferlyn F.

17 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, American Sign Language, English
  • Bachelor of Arts | Theatre Arts and Dance - Dance emphasis from California State University, Los Angeles
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ferlyn F.

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My History of Piano:
I have been teaching piano for 10 years. My 25 years of training is mostly through private lessons and passed down generational methods taught through my mentor, Joann Maybe.

My Teaching Method:
I assess each students' levels, knowledge and styles of learning, determine the best learning paths to incorporate into the lesson and bring a "natural movement" approach of training and education.

With my method, this is to provide a collaborative & supportive environment as well as actively develop a person's life, culture and well-being. I strive to take a step further and deeper within the mind of the person who is learning dance and find one's "True Inner Dancer."

My Teaching Credits:
Private Piano Lessons

My Training Credits:
Private Piano Lessons - Joann Maybe

My Trained Methods:
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PLEASE NOTE: For a more accurate look into my experience and resume, please refer to my profile. Any ...

About Ferlyn

My Teaching Philosophy: "Everyone is capable of dancing, playing an instrument, and understanding music & art performance; it is the desire, drive, determination, dedication and discipline instilled within a person and the guidance of my company's methodology that will bring these abilities to ligh

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Cece
Ferlyn has excellent skills in teaching dance. My daughter has improved her dance techniques in 3 classes. We highly recommend her to everyone that needs dance instructor.
Dominique N.
Given all of the positive reviews, I am refraining from giving Ferlyn only one star. I am sure she is relatively competent as a teacher. The unfortunate aspect for which she is receiving such a poor review is a significant lack of professionalism.
I arranged piano lessons with Ferlyn for my mother.
Her first lesson (for which I was present) was fine.
I then found out that at their second lesson, Ferlyn showed up very sick. This was quite concerning, especially given my mother’s age. Ferlyn definitely should have canceled that second lesson and not showed up so sick.
Then, only two hours (!) before my mother’s scheduled third lesson, I receive a text message from Ferlyn stating the following:
“Hi Dominique, wanted to let you and your mom that piano lessons will be cancelled today because it is my Birthday! I will see her next week. :)”
This was incredible. This was a cancellation only two hours prior, not due to some emergency or even due to her illness which should have caused a cancelation the week before! This was because it was her birthday. Something that would have been understandable, were she to have let us know well in advance. I am sure she knew in advance when her birthday is.
This does not reflect on TakeLessons, as I have had great experiences with other teachers.
But this degree of inconsiderateness, first with regard to the illness and then with regard to the manner of cancellation, is appalling.
Mark
Meets you at your dance level and you move forward from there. Excellent attitude and knowledgeable instructor. Professional and thorough.
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Karolyn H.

La Mesa, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Karolyn H.

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Hello!

I've been a piano teacher for almost 20 years and absolutely love it. I specialize in teaching people how to read piano notation. My main emphasis will be to get you to read music and enjoy doing it! I have a particular love for classical, but also love to help people learn whatever their favorite music is too! Let me know what you're interested in and we can work on it together!

About Karolyn

Hello! I am an experienced piano teacher in La Mesa. I've began playing the piano at around 10, and soon feel in love with it. My dream was to one day be able to play anything I wanted and then be able to pass along all that information to anyone else that wanted to learn! I honestly believe that AN

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Dr. Jason T.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dr. Jason T.

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Winner of several awards and competitions, pianist Jason Thomas has been recognized locally and internationally for his warm playing and personality.

Jason is based in New York, receiving his Bachelors and Masters from Manhattan School of Music (MSM), and is currently finishing the last semester of his Doctoral Studies from MSM.

Jason's extensive teaching career includes giving Piano Lectures at notable schools, including Rutgers University, giving master classes for advanced students at MSM, as well as helping students prepare for auditions to various schools. Jason welcomes all levels from absolute beginner to professional.

About Dr. Jason

Dr. Jason Thomas is a wonderful person who loves teaching and has been doing so since he was a teenager. Jason is a graduate of Manhattan School of Music (MSM) where he received both his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Classical Piano Performance. He is currently finishing his Doctoral studies

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Excellent instructor and very patient with students.
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Andrew S.

Teaches Online
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  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Andrew S.

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I enjoy bringing out the best in each student. After several years of teaching, I've come to love sharing the secrets to piano playing that result in the magic that music gives to people. Playing the piano has many benefits. Some of them include sharpening your concentration and improving your dexterity. They also include having better self-discipline and emotional intelligence as well as physiological benefits such as lower blood pressure and an increased immune response. Keeping all these things in mind everyday of my life is the reason why I value the importance of teaching music.

About Andrew

Andrew Segrest is a proficient pianist and organist who has performed in the Dallas area as well as in other metroplex regions throughout the country. Mr. Andrew holds a Masters degree in music performance from the University of North Texas and has taught piano to students of all ages for over three

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The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in La Mesa is $82. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"I took piano lessons with Ms.Charlene for 13 years. I started my lessons with her at a very young age when I was in kindergarten. My piano journey with Ms.Charlene is an experience I will treasure forever. She is very kind, nurturing, patient and professional. She taught me musical skills that enabled me to perform confidently at recitals and complete my Advanced level CM piano evaluation. I am proud that I can pick up any piece of music and play with ease. I also volunteer to perform regularly in a hospital for patients. It brings me joy to share music with others and its all thanks to my teacher Ms.Charlene."
Kim
Took Classical Piano lessons from Charlene
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"Phillip is a really good instructor! My son likes him very much!"
Morning
Took Classical Piano lessons from Phillip F.
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"Fawn is fun and professional. My son has a lot of fun learning by her teaching methods.playing. She teaches about music theory, reading notes and the history of music, so it's not just learning songs. My son keeps getting better and better because he loves to play, loves Fawn and has fun doing it. How she has made the difficult work fun for him, is a true miracle."
Edward
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"It was a pleasure working with Tamari Witkin over the years that she was located in Milford and participated in the Schubert Club of Fairfield County. I am familiar with her piano performance, which was high level, showing fine musicianship and great sensitivity to the message of the pieces.
I have also sung with her; and again, she shows a high degree of musicianship!"
Sylvia Corrigan
Took Classical Piano lessons from Tamari (Tamara) W.
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"She can give you not only about the notes, she will let you feel the music on piano. You will learn how to interpret music on your way and find your music style.
She will let you feel not as a teacher and student just like the friend and do something together."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Alice C.
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"My kids 12 & 10 really enjoy their lessons with Ms. Abigail! She is patient and kind with them, and they’re learning more and more each lesson. They’re both reading musical notes and discovering the love of piano thanks to her teachings!"
Leah
Took Classical Piano lessons from Abigail O.
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"I enjoy being challenged, and today's class was no exception. I look forward to my next class on Friday. Thank you!"
Sriram
Took Classical Piano lessons from Tanya K.
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"Ms. Alla has been our Son’s Piano teacher for 8 years since he was 5 years old. If you have her as a teacher, consider your self very lucky. She is very much missed."
Ray
Took Classical Piano lessons from Alla B.
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"My son and daughter have been taking piano, songwriting and voice lessons with Fawn for several years. Fawn is an accomplished musician who gives lessons out of her warm, welcoming and fun lit recording studio. Fawn has a kind and casual approach to teaching, however it is also strict. Fawn expects immediate results, which is great because it pushes students to be their best. Fawn is patient and enthusiastic and has allowed my son to develop a beautiful talent on the piano that I believe wouldn't have happened in a more traditional, strict setting. It has really worked for him. When Fawn does a Talent Share (her version of a recital), it is always inspiring and beautiful to see. Fawn has a special talent of meeting each student where they are and lovingly encouraging them to embrace whatever music inspires them. It is awesome."
Morgan
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Tamari taught lessons to two of my daughters. She was patient with them and helped them learn both theory and performance. The recitals were also enjoyable and rewarding. I would recommend Tamari for lessons."
Rob
Took Classical Piano lessons from Tamari (Tamara) W.
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