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Popular Music Teachers in Ladera Ranch, CA

Norman E.

1 Review
Mission Viejo, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • M.M. Vocal Performance from San Jose State University
  • Awarded The Irene Dalis Memorial Award from San Jose State University
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Norman E.

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I’ve always was a musician but only discovered my voice 10 years ago. I have gone through so many struggles to find my voice and I can help you find yours quicker than I did. I have gone through the wrong path and have had amazing teachers get me out of traps and dead ends and in return I’ve been able to help my students do the same. I’ve been teaching for 6 years now and it has been another passion of mine to see my students grow and achieve their dreams.

About Norman

I am a profesional operatic Bass from San Jose California and now living in Wilmington DE. While I was in California, I sung with many opera companies around the Bay Area. Singing has been my number one passion but teaching comes in at a close second. I love seeing my students grow and watching t

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Mary S.
Norman is an amazing opera instructor and really brings it to my level as a beginner! Amazing experience!

Alec W.

7 Reviews
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Starting at $30
  • Associate's Degree in Business from Saddleback College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Alec W.

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Greetings! Alec is the Piano Teacher for Kids in Orange County. Along with tutoring piano, he is also a music composer for film, video-games, and multi-media. With over 15 years of piano-playing experience, and 5 years of teaching, Alec is happy and excited to achieve whatever your child's goals are in playing the piano.

Within the first few lessons, you or your child will be able to:
(1) Understand the Foundations of the Piano
(2) Effectively Read Notes
(3) Recognize Patterns in Music
(4) Use Both Hands Fluidly Within a Song

Alec's foremost philosophy in teaching piano is following the student's goals and dreams, not his own. While curriculum work is certainly vital, it is far more important that his students receive help they need in accomplishing their biggest aspirations in music. Whether your child wants to be a music composer, rock-star, or just playing for their loved ones, Alec can bring them closer to that goal.

Alec's promise to you is to ...

About Alec

Alec specializes in personalized piano tutoring for kids. He has instructed children from ages 5-17 and also teaches adult beginners as well. As a piano instructor and music composer based in South Orange County, Alec has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in both classical and contemporary musi

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Kyle &.
Alec was great - really helpful to my son great insight
Vern
From the first time Alec met my grandson he was understanding, encouraging, extremely patient and knowledgeable. The next lesson assignments were clearly written out with the expectation that time would be allowed for daily practice.

Thank you, Alec
Sarah Jones
I got so much value for my daughter's piano lessons. I was surprised when she played her own songs to me. On top of that, Alec was very on top of things when it came to lesson planning, homework, and attendance. If you are new to piano, I would recommend signing up with Alec.
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Nina K.

Cypress, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nina K.

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I am a member of Certificate of Merit so students can take cm on their choice, am also doing symf during summer. I usually held recital minimum 1-2 a year so students will get a chance to perform.
I use suzuki method for most students but also open to teach whatever students interested in.
My students are from 5 years old to an adult. I have also taught at a elementary and highschool before.

About Nina

I am a professional violinist and a teacher! I have been playing violin since I was 8 and started teaching in high school. I have received both undergraduate and graduate degree for performance. I have taught a group class at elementary school and string coach at high schools. My students age fr

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Elizabeth P.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Elizabeth P.

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I have played the violin for 6 years. I got the highest ratings at competitions playing solo and as an ensemble. I got accepted into the very advanced top orchestra at my high school in my early high school years. I have helped assist my teachers multiple times to help with younger students, and I strive to go above and beyond with helping each student reach their fullest potential.

About Elizabeth

I am a dedicated and passionate teacher. I want to help others to the best of my ability to improve and learn, in a patient, kind, and respectful environment. I am an honor roll student, and strive to help others. I myself am a life long learner, and would love the opportunity to connect and help o

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Grace
Elizabeth is SUCH a great teacher. The way she explains the things I struggle with is so great. I highly recommend Elizabeth.
tessa
very, very helpful
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Maggie L.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Maggie L.

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I provide lessons for classical double bass playing, from beginner to advanced level.

About Maggie

Hello, there! My name is Maggie, I specialize in classical double bass playing. I'm currently a musician in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. I've been classically trained at Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music for my bachelor's degree and Cleveland Institute of Music for my master's deg

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Matthew
Maggie is a smart, patient and diligent instructor, who has lots of practical experience and useful advice for aspiring classical bassists.
Andrew Y.
Excellent teacher. Easy to learn with, build your technic and repertoire.
Jennifer Orth
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Carol K.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian, German, Italian
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carol K.

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Coursework that explains the concepts of how music is structured, to include basic composition/improvisation techniques. I have over the past few years developed an interest in how to use basic music notation software and basic composition techniques

About Carol

As a young child, I knew I loved music. I was fortunate to have my parents who supported and encouraged me with a variety of music lessons. It is my personal joy and a privilege to pass my love of music to the next generation of musicians. Taking private lessons is a unique environment as it

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Alexander C.
Ms. Carol is so knowledgeable about music and patience with my young son. She changes up class into small bites and keep him engaged. Great and fun experience.
William B.
Awesome teacher. Very patient.
Michael
Wonderful. Great beginning!

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"My 8-year-old son and I both take lessons with Margo and we are beyond impressed! My range has expanded significantly and my son's voice is going through a transition so he's been nervous about singing and speaking in public. His voice is much better and he even has more confidence now. I recommend Margo to everyone I know and now two of my friends train with her as well. We are all very happy to have found Margo!"
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Took Singing lessons from Margo L.
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"Justice is great instrument instructor. Couple of months ago he was introduced by my Pastor and he took a group of four, myself and three guys from my church just from knowing nothing about playing instrument and now we are playing at our church every Sunday. He really makes it so easy and fun and also he is available to help whenever you need him. I will not hesitate to refer him to anyone including my family. Thanks for your great work; "Justice ""
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