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Rebecca N.

24 Reviews
El Cajon, CA
Starting at $33
  • Speaks Italian, English, Spanish
  • Minor from San Diego State University
  • Teaching since 2008
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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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Ryan P.

9 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan P.

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I have been teaching voice for 10 years and use classical vocal techniques as the foundation for all singing training. You will then learn how to build the musical theatre style on top of that. 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 8 shows a week.

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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Ashtan P.
So far my 8 year old son is living his singing lesson experience.
Justin D.
Had fun!! looking forward to learning a lot.
Gloria
First lesson. Worked on exercises and breathing. Ryan is personable and knowledgable. Looking forward to learning more from him.
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David B.

43 Reviews
La Mesa, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, English
  • Music, Acoustics and Recording from University of Salford
  • 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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Hannah R.

29 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Hannah R.

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A natural teacher at heart, I teach Piano, Visual Arts, and Yoga. I earned my Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Teaching and my California Teaching Credential in the Visual Arts and have been teaching professionally since 2012. I began playing the piano at age seven and advanced to honors recitals of Certificate of Merit through the Music Teachers' Association of California (MTAC). I have experience teaching ages 4-65 and beginning through early-intermediate levels. Beginners are my specialty and I currently teach 12 piano students a week. I use a variety of materials like flashcards and book series to teach classical, jazz, pop, and sacred styles: Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Bastien Basics, Bastien & Bastien, Faber’s Piano Adventures, FunTime Faber & Faber, Piano for the Older Beginner, Alfred Masterworks, and Hal Leonard Songs from Disney. Students have the options of borrowing my used books or purchasing new books.

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About Hannah

Piano: A natural teacher at heart, I teach Piano, Visual Arts, and Yoga. I earned my Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Teaching and my California Teaching Credential in the Visual Arts and have been teaching professionally since 2012. I began playing the piano at age seven and advanced to honors recita

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Rachael F.

5 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2016
  • 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 rhythm, technique, reading & listening skills, 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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Juli 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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Deron C.

16 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Deron C.

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Learn how to unlock your creative potential and release the artist inside you while also learning how to paint.

Deron C. has been exploring painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with paint for over 10. He will lead you through a creative process that encourages creativity and allows painting students the freedom to paint in an intuitive way. If you've never painted before, Deron will guide you through the basics of painting, color theory, and the elements and principles of design while helping you exercise and strengthen your creativity.

If you are a painter that needs a little advice or direction TakeLessons.com instructor Deron C. will help you evaluate your work, answer your questions and provide guidance to get you on the right track.

About Deron

I am a San Diego native and have shown my paintings extensively throughout San Diego. It wasn't until several years after I graduated from UCLA in 1994 with a Bachelors in Fine Arts, that I really tried to show my work in galleries. Most recently, my work has been in shows at Project X Gallery, The

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Amanda G.
Deron helped me simplify my technique so painting will be enjoyable and I will be so much better at it! I am thrilled
Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
Joe
Strong recommendation for Deron. I had a 2 hr lesson where I had specific things I wanted to do and learn, and he delivered. Very flexible in the lesson, and great instruction!

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"Colin has such a strong passion for science and it's easily seen in his teaching style. He takes time to make sure that I understand the material before moving into the next section. He is very flexible and works around my schedule, especially if I have a final coming up! He has helped me get all A's in my general chemistry courses and I recommend him to anyone who needs some extra help to get higher grades!"
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Took Chemistry lessons from Colin S.
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"I expressed an interest in having a second opinion/ or set of eyes to get another read on what I was writing. The feedback offered was helpful. Thanks!"
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Took Writing lessons from Steve S.
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"My 15yr old was struggling with summer enrichment online geometry class and became stressed and unmotivated. He worked with her to help her understand assignments she was stuck on and gave her the confidence to continue working hard on the class to get it completed on her own."
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Took Geometry lessons from Daniel F.
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"Colin was extremely helpful. My students commented that it was nice to work with someone who can explain the material. They felt very comfortable working with Colin and are grateful for the help! Thank you!"
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Took AP Calculus lessons from Colin S.
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"He's an Algebra superstar! Patient and great tutor."
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Took Algebra lessons from Colin S.
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"Amazing teacher and very kind. Best tutoring experience by far. Highly recommend!"
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Took Algebra 2 lessons from Erin W.
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"Thanks Bonnie! Sophia loved the session and shared her writing with me."
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Took Writing lessons from Bonnie K.
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"Such a wonderful and patient teacher. Angela is a knowledgeable and motivated instructor. Highly recommend her."
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Took Math lessons from Angela Y.
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"Very pleasant young lady. Enthusiastic and talented teacher. I’m so glad to have a teacher from Spain. I am interested in Spanish culture and she incorporates into her lessons in way that enriches the lessons."
Nora
Took Art History lessons from Luisa I.
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"He was a great teacher and gave me better ways to teach myself the concept and was really helpful. Thank you Mr. Benjamin"
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