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Francesca V.

95 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Francesca V.

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Francesca has been a music performer for decades. She has performed in front of tens of thousands of people on 4 continents, in the worlds most famous venues for princes and presidents. As an expert in artist development, Francesca is most comfortable on stage.

About Francesca

Alumnae of CSULAs music department with an emphasis in classical voice and guitar, Francesca's skills cover a vast ocean of information. With a background and formal education in opera and "the classics", Francesca is equally comfortable on stage at The House of Blues as she is at Disney Hall.

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Garrison Bailey
Getting older and noticing a change in my vocal patterns was causing me some concern. Francesca not only listened to me about my concerns but she talked me through the physicality of how my vocal chords worked and how I can best sing in a way that does no damage but gets maximum range, power and tone. I have never taken vocal lessons before so this was such amazing information to have and to put into practice. When you know better, you do better. I can't recommend BugByte Studios enough! Thanks sister!
Garrison
Getting older and noticing a change in my vocal patterns was causing me some concern. Francesca not only listened to me about my concerns but she talked me through the physicality of how my vocal chords worked and how I can best sing in a way that does no damage but gets maximum range, power and tone. I have never taken vocal lessons before so this was such amazing information to have and to put into practice. When you know better, you do better. I can't recommend BugByte Studios enough! Thanks sister!
Cathy Beliakoff
Francesca is not only a wonderful person, but she is a great teacher! No matter what age you are, from beginner to very skilled, Francesca offers a gracious, positive approach, with strong encouragement that helps a student to feel safe. I have enjoyed every lesson that I've had with Francesca! She is extremely patient and able to offer positive instruction to correct any unhealthy habits. I am excited and honored to have an opportunity to work with such an experienced voice teacher. She is wonderful!!! I would recommend her to anyone! Keep up the great work Francesca, you are loved by many.
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Cristopher E.

12 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts from UCSD
  • Teaching since 2004
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Cristopher E.

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I can help you with all aspects of performance from preparation to the actual performance. Song selection, breathing tips, mental preparation/meditation, dress, equipment, warm-up drills, instrument maintenance, and many other important aspects are all considered and addressed specific to the style of music and audience/environment for which one may be performing.

About Cristopher

If you feel like you're stuck or hit a wall, I can help take your skills to the next level; I can help you improve your technique, learn difficult songs, learn more about gear and gigs and performing, help you learn how to play any chord, key, or scale in any position, or help you learn how to solo

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Derek R.
I had my first lesson today. Cris is the real deal. He is an excellent guitar player and was able to coax what little skill and talent I possess into a formidable lesson early on. I'll be booking my Son along with myself and returning. We are blessed to have someone in the Rancho Bernardo/Rancho Penaquitos area like Cris!
Yuka O.
Chis was a great teacher - very patient, knowledgeable, and inspiring.
Caleb
Great teacher. Very helpful and patient

Kristina B.

51 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $31
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Certificate in Sound, Voice, and Music Healing from California Institute of Integral Studies
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Kristina B.

51 Reviews
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I've been singing & performing for over 25 years now ~ I teach how to entertain on stage, remain calm, cool & collected when things don't go as planned, how to work with a band, how to play to the crowd, proper Microphone & Amp use, and proper preparation.

About Kristina

Kristina has been singing, acting, and performing since the age of 4. She studied under the well-known and respected vocal coach, Donna Prypin, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts for at least 11 years. Kristina then went on to study Opera with Don Wilkinson, of the Boston Symphony for 1 year, and with hi

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Greg Foreman
5 lessons with Kristina and I had an amazing experience. She is very easy to get a long with and offers great suggestions about how to stay strong with the fundamentals. Highly recommend for anyone looking learn how to write songs.
Iana
Kristina is awesome! I took so much from just one lesson can’t wait to meet again.
Grace
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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Music Composition & Conducting from Fredonia School of Music
  • Awarded NYSSMA Grade 6A+ from New York State School Music Association
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Darrell V.

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- Voice
- Guitar [Spanish, acoustic, electric]
- Electric Bass
- Piano/Keyboard
- Woodwinds [specializing in saxophones]
- Percussion
- Brass & Bowed Strings [performance preparation only]

About Darrell

Why these lessons are different: - Formally trained conductor/composer/producer - Individual or group session options including full band production - A long roster of satisfied clients - Broad base of musical styles (rock, classical, jazz, blues, metal, bluegrass, folk, theater, big band,

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Aviv C.
Good instructor
Frank S.
Darrell helped me a lot to get a handle on my Ableton rig. I needed to set up midi tracks, locate presets to create cool sounds from plugins. Then I needed to export the audio of a couple of those tracks to import into a separate Pro Tools project. Lot of progress, thanks Darrell! -- Frank S
Natalie Watson
Absolutely loved the lesson and loved Darrell. He made me feel very comfortable and made the lesson fun. I learned a lot and really am looking forward to the next ones. Very excited to be embarking on this new venture in my life.
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Eric B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Awarded ISTAR recipient from Rush/Shelby/Henry/Decatur County Schools
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Eric B.

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I am an experieced jazz band and jazz combo conductor and performer. I can show you how to play your instrument in a small group, a large group, and how to improvise. I am able to prepare students for auditions of many types and solo/ensemble competition.

About Eric

I am a former college professor, current high school band director, performer and composer. If you need help preparing for a concert, solo/ensemble contest, audition, or your next playing test I can help you! I am comfortable helping you with concert band, marching band, pep band, jazz band and

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Brian
Eric B. was the music instructor for both my children at the middle and high school they attended. Additionally, I taught with Eric for seven years.

My children received excellent music instruction in both trombone and flute. I was pleased with the rigor of the practice that was expected from Eric, which enabled dramatic growth in their musical ability. I was also pleased that they were both able to read music due to the instruction they were given under Eric's tutelage.

As I said earlier, I have worked with Eric as a colleague. I found him to be highly organized, student centered with regard to growth and performance, and a man of high character.

Eric created a Jazz band curriculum at the school corporation we taught at, where he developed several Jazz sections that would perform regularly in the community. Eric would invite notable guest musicians to work with the students and participate with them in these performances.

I would recommend Eric, without reservations, to anyone who desires a quality music instructor.
Phil
Eric was great. Hadn't played in a while and he really helped me get back into it and rekindled my love of music.
Ben
Mr. B. is my go-to expert on all things musical. I know very little about music and Mr. B is always eager to help.
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Brian H.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded John Phillip Sousa Award from The Instrumentalist
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Brian H.

9 Reviews
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Want to perform on the stage and be amazing? Want to be better at singing or performing in front of an audience? I will show the tips and tricks of the trade for music performers!

About Brian

I am a former band director with 12 years teaching experience. I have taught and performed professionally in the Jackson, TN and Memphis, TN regions for 7 years and have been active as a director, performer, and private instructor in central Florida since 2014. I graduated from the University o

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Just had my first lesson with him, and he was amazing! He's relatable and puts things through a perspective that you wouldn't have ever thought of. 10/10 recommend him, and if I could give more than five stars I would. And I plan on doing lessons with him all throughout high school.
Brandon
Brian is one of the teachers that sticks with you for the rest of your life. He cares about his students and is an excellent teacher. He started me on a journey that had me playing euphonium for years after he moved.

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in La Mesa, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in La Mesa is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"I studied under Jordan when he was a TA at SDSU. He was laid back, easy to get along with, and always helpful when I had questions for him.
Since then, I've had the pleasure of performing in SDSU ensembles with Jordan. I mean it when I say it: Jordan is not only one of the best music teachers in San Diego, but he is also one of the best trombone players I've ever had the pleasure of knowing."
Ian
Took Music Performance lessons from Jordan M.
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"My 4 year old daughter has been taking piano lessons from Annie for around 2-3 months and she LOVES it! Mrs Annie is so kind and patient with her, she is progressively getting better and more interested with each lesson. I would recommend Annie to anyone who is looking for music or voice lessons! We love her"
Jaclyn
Took Music Performance lessons from Annie A.
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"Where do I begin? Christine is a woman with a voice, not only will you learn proper singing and the fundamentals of music. But she will encourage you to dream and think BIG. I have such respect for Ms. Christine and her love for music, that I tell everyone I meet, to take lessons with Ms. Christine.

If you truly want a teacher who cares about you and your musical dreams, then you NEED to take lessons with Ms. Christine. She has taught me and my Day Care children so much about music education, I will forever be grateful to her talents. Thanks you so much Ms. Christine!

For anyone reading this review.....all I can say is BOOK NOW!!!!"
Shauna Francis, Francis Grace Day Care
Took Music Performance lessons from CHRISTINE G.
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"I Highly reccomend Mr. Mel Williams for all Guitar Instruction and Performances.
a.) I have taken Guitar Lessons from Mel. Learning so many basics, improved
Chord Progressions. Scales, Leads, Rythmn, He always is full of energy in
teaching and makes the student feel good about our progress.
b.) I have seen Mel perform and joined him at many events. He is always prepared
and practiced with the music. Some examples of Events or "Gigs" hes' done are Rock Band, College Band, Church Music Leader, Festivals (ex: Italian Fest), Coffee House musician, Workshops, Weddings, & many more. Styles he plays are - Classical, Christian Rock, Blues, Bluegrass, Country,Folk, Latin, Irish, Italian, Rock, Pop, Holiday.
c.) He is a enthusiastic , Energetic Person & Musician. A real Mentor, sharing his Personable method of sharing & teaching his music style. Great teacher of all ages and abilities. You will enjoy every music minute being with him."
Ed
Took Music Performance lessons from Melvin W.
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"Buzz is an excellent teacher and brings real world music experience into his instruction. As a touring musician, producer, song writer, and arranger, Buzz has an understanding of practical application. When I perform, I am always looking for ways to play smarter, and Buzz always helps with that. Buzz will break down music theory in a way that makes sense and that I can apply to my own playing on gigs and in rehearsal sessions. Buzz is a tremendous teacher for beginners (I have watched him give lessons to young students and he is excellent) , but if you are an experienced player and are just looking to get better, working with Buzz will get you there. I promise you'll play better after one lesson."
Alex
Took Music Performance lessons from Buzz A.
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"I was 16 years old when I first started with Coren, She has helped me to get an amazing sound out of my voice! I sang every thing in my Nostrils! and my Adam's apple up in my Brain! I started out singing with my church choir, then my church band. My music director said I Should Take some lessons. He gave me Corens number and I set up a lesson for the following Thursday.

I got to the lesson and I was shaking. I've always been an Actor and I've always had this mental block about my voice. But After talking to her, Within the first 5 minutes she had already had me laughing and relaxing in my chair. She not only showed me how to use my vocals, she explained (In Detail) why and what was making my voice tighten up in the first place. She understood everything that my vocal cords were doing.

I would certainly say that Coren goes the extra mile when it comes to training the voice. And she has one of the biggest hearts on this planet! There were many lessons I had with her where I would Just be in tears because I had a mental block about my voice. But Coren would not let me stay there. She Believed in me and she got me out of my mental patterns.

I owe a lot to this women and I couldn't be more Grateful that I have the opportunity to study under her!"
Bliss
Took Music Performance lessons from Coren Z.
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"Jesus is an excellent teacher in every way. He is personable, patient, flexible and has great rapport with my daughter. I feel very lucky to have found such a wonderdul teacher."
Victoria
Took Music Performance lessons from Jesus G.
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"I had the pleasure of working with Jill Good while I was responsible for planning and conducting numerous worship services for occasions which required special music. She is a consummate musician; not only does she play superbly, she has extensive knowledge of music theory, as well as possessing a repertoire of works which are appropriate in multiple settings. She is a delight to work with - bringing not only her expertise, but her bright spirit to every endeavor. I commend her without reservation."
Emily
Took Music Performance lessons from Jill G.
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"Glenn has so much experience as a performer that he offers very practical suggestions!"
Louise
Took Music Performance lessons from Glenn W.
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"Where can I start I don't Know but what I do Know for sure, this guy is very kind and patient. He's a great teacher who has lots of patient with me. I am so glad I have you as my instructor thank you Henri B.

Instruction is always individualized and positive. He always looks for what you do best and helps you develop your strengths. He works with you to overcome your weaknesses. Taking classes with him is a great pleasure."
Amara J.
Took Music Performance lessons from Henri B.
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