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Gary R.

40 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $58
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Outstanding music student from Richland jr College
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education from University of North Texas
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Gary R.

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I teach song interpretation, telling the story of the song, vocal practice technics, improvisation, and ensemble singing.
I also include ear training and some theory as part of the voice experience.

About Gary

Hello, my name is Gary R. and I am a life long music instructor. YES! I teach online and have been for years. If you would like to use your down time to learn something new, let's get started! Whether you are just beginning, or have been making music since you were a kid, you should know that

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Jill B.
Gary is cool
Andy K.
Gary did a great job of getting me started on my first piano lesson. Learned a lot on my first day...hope I can measure up to my practice plan for the week! Bravo!
John R.
Gary's just fantastic. He has the knowledge and the attitude that makes learning both effective and fun. He's working with me to help learn the kind playing I want (mostly modern songs) but knows when to reach for other material to help learn important techniques.
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Rebecca N.

24 Reviews
El Cajon, CA
Starting at $33
  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish
  • Minor from San Diego State University
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Rebecca N.

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I've studied music for over 25 years. I specialize in teaching classical music, but also teach pop/Broadway/Sacred styles. I earned my Bachelor of Music degree and have been teaching professionally for over 13 years. I accept flute students ages 8 and up. Looking forward to meeting you!

About Rebecca

I began playing piano at age six and I received my early training from Jeanne Pennino and later studied with J. Mitzi Kolar, Krzysztof Brzuza, and Karen Follingstad. I earned my Bachelor of Music degree in Piano, Professional Studies from San Diego State University. I plan to pursue a Master of Arts

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Michael E.
Never played the piano. She's very patient. Enjoy the music room, very beautiful setting
Mia K.
My kid is excited and wants to show off what she has learned!!
Mema Faalele
It was great.
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David B.

43 Reviews
La Mesa, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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David B.

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All levels, all styles

About David

After graduating from Salford University, England with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Music and Composing I worked for a short time as a commercial "jingle" writer, before moving to San Diego, marrying my dream girl, and opening my own music recording, teaching and production studio. From there I ha

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Sara
He really took the time to see where I was in my playing, and gave me things to practice based on that assessment. I’m excited and ready for the next one.
Eleanor C.
David is a great instructor! He is patient and encouraging. His lessons use songs to demonstrate the techniques we are learning. His lessons are fun and I learn many things each time.
Andrew G.
Great teacher and very patient.
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Sorcha B.

2 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sorcha B.

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10 years of teaching experience, at all levels. Lessons are catered to your goals and needs, while pushing you to be the best musician you can be! Special focus given to creating beautiful tone and musicality, and rhythmic precision. Let's get started!
**Note: Vaccination required for in-person lessons for eligible adults and children. For children under 12, I ask that the family be vaccinated to help limit exposure. Thank you! **

About Sorcha

I am a flute performer and teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience. I have experience performing in large and small ensembles, as well as being a featured soloist in recital and orchestral settings. I have been involved with the premier of dozens of new works ranging from guided group impr

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Ryan P.

11 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Ryan P.

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I have been teaching voice for 10 years and spent years training in Classical Voice (BA Classical Vocal Performance). The goal is, by focusing on proper breath support, ear training, and the exploration of your own voice, to produce a HEALTHY, rich, vibrant sound that will sustain you through a long, rewarding career.

NOTE: All in-person students are required to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

About Ryan

Hi! My name is Ryan. I hold an MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre Performance (CSULA), a BA in Classical Vocal Performance (UAHuntsville), and a minor in Theatre Arts (UAHuntsville). Pulling from over 15 years of performance and training experience, I am here to give you the tools to succeed. Whet

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Justin
I loved taking voice lessons with Ryan! He taught me so much, and I would recommend him for anyone looking to expand their vocal ability.
Justin
I loved taking lessons with Ryan! He taught me so much in such a short amount of time. I would definitely recommend taking lessons with him.
Ashtan P.
So far my 8 year old son is living his singing lesson experience.
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Judy F.

88 Reviews
Spring Valley, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • B.A., Music & Business from San Diego Christian College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Judy F.

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I teach students to play all genres of music from beginning to advanced levels.

I can teach to play by reading sheet music and/or by ear (which means to play music without needing the sheet music in front of you)

All Levels are welcome

About Judy

I started taking music lessons at the age of 9. I began playing in the church and then I taught lessons in my home at the age of 16. I went on to attend and graduate from Christian Heritage College (now called San Diego Christian College) with a Bachelors Degree in Music and Business. I am now the D

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Delci
Amazing first lesson. I learned so much! Honestly the best voice lesson I've ever had :-D
Sula V.
Extremely knowledgeable, great instructor
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Took Singing lessons from Barbara N.
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"Keith is an outstanding instructor. He knows how to communicate with you in a very effective manner. He's helped me tremendously and i have learnex alot. I feel myself getting better with every lesson. His method of teaching is easy to understand. I recommend anyone to have him as an instructor. If you want to get better and improve as a singer he is the man."
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Took Singing lessons from Keith D.
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"Leanna is so great. She has a wonderful personality and is very supportive teacher. Her lessons are organized and she has a lot of great information. She has tons of experience and really explains the topics covered thoroughly. Take lessons with her. She is excellent."
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Took Flute lessons from Leanna G.
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"Ron is a versatile musician and teacher. I've been playing bass guitar for over 15 years and Ron has helped me tremendously to "up my game" in to the challenging and exciting world of jazz. His lessons are all very well structured and planned out. He gets an "A+" from me!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ronald A.
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I've been playing bass for literally decades, and when I needed to get my guitar playing up a level, I took lessons with Omar. Very useful overall, Omar knows his stuff and is excellent at communicating it. We were able to talk about chords, modes, improvisation and songwriting, covering everything I needed. I would recommend Omar highly."
Eric
Took Guitar lessons from Omar W.
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"Britta was very nice, great teacher. Is there a 6th star? Can't wait for my next lesson!"
Jessica
Took Piano lessons from Britta P.
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"I have been taking voice lessons with Jimmy for the last 5 months. I never had musical training and was not even sure I had a voice ..... but I really wanted to sing and decided to give it a try. Jimmy is very knowledgeable about both physical and mental/emotional aspects of singing. It has been quite a journey..... but now I know that I do indeed have a voice. Of course it was a lot of work - Jimmy always had a homework for me - but It still feels like a miracle.
I am looking forward to further lessons with him so that I can keep learning."
Marie
Took Vocal Training lessons from James R.
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"Damn. I was impressed by Ahmad. He is active in the music community and masterful! I was able to master some of the techniques that I was stuck on guitar. Now I don't embarrass myself when I perform."
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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