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Karen D.

34 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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Harmonica:
A free reed wind instrument used worldwide in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll. There are many types of harmonica, including diatonic, chromatic, tremolo, octave, orchestral, and bass versions. A harmonica is played by using the mouth, lips and tongue to direct air into or out of one or more holes along a mouthpiece. Behind each hole is a chamber containing at least one reed. A harmonica reed is a flat elongated spring typically made of brass, stainless steel, or bronze, which is secured at one end over a slot that serves as an airway. When the free end is made to vibrate by the player's air, it alternately blocks and unblocks the airway to produce sound. The lessons will consist of starting at the very beginning with the basics of first learning how to breathe and make tones through multiple holes and then getting a sound from one hole. We will learn how blowing in or out creates different ...

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
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Gio A.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA Music from University of Central Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gio A.

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I took up harmonica when I started songwriting, about five years ago. Inspired by Bob Dylan, the Beatles, and other pop/rock acts, I incorporated diatonic harp playing into my original songs. I later picked up blues style playing, improvisation, and other techniques. I'm happy to share my skills and techniques with harmonica players of all skill levels.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wha

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Mark V S.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, English, German
  • Awarded Outstanding Faculty Award 2013-2014, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles from Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
  • Teaches Beginner
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Mark V S.

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The chromatic harmonica was my first instrument which I taught myself by ear at the age of 5. It's perfect for playing melodies. I can play "blues harp" as well which is also a lot of fun and has a different kind of expressive feel with the bending. Whichever one you're interested in learning, I can help you hit the ground running with one of the most portable and enjoyable instruments out there! It's all about the feeling and the fun of it!

About Mark V

Mark V has been “Specializing In Melody” since the age of 5 when he discovered his natural ability to play and create catchy tunes by teaching himself the harmonica by ear. He went on to learn the accordion at 10, the piano at 12, MIDI and synthesizers at 15, the guitar at 30, and a long list o

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Steve L.
A very gifted instructor. I have been taking lessons from Mark for over 4 months now. I really enjoy the classes. Mark is very consistent and patient. He never gets upset or critical, other than to tell you what you are doing wrong, which I appreciate.
I have learned a lot and on my way to playing some conventional music. The hardest thing to me has been learning the techniques of playing 2 different keyboards with different hands. Mark uses melodies and exercises to allow for the development of the techniques required. It really makes learning the accordion unique in that regard. Training your hands, your ears and your brain is challenging but fun and Mark is the best teacher for this by all means.
Chad
Mark is among the most caring, inspiring, and engaging instructors with whom I've worked (and I've studied with quite a few, having earned a Ph.D. in music composition). He has an encyclopedic knowledge of music, production, and technology. As well, he's quite a talented musician. Most importantly, Mark values and honors the aims and creative contributions of his students. His intent, truly, is to make you better at what you do. To that end, I can't think of a better instructor.
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James W.

90 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks American English, French - Canadian (Quebec) French, Australian English, British English, Canadian French
  • Several Schools from Various
  • Awarded Songwriting Award from Beat100.com in the UK
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James W.

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All aspects of using the Blues Harp, Harmonica and How to use a Guitar and Harmonica together for full musical fun. Integrated approach so you can sing, play, and strum with ease.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hale

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donaldo
convinced me of the importance of the fundamentals
Alexis C.
James took the time to make me feel comfortable in my skin which is my biggest flaw. He is amazing and I look forward moving forward
Norman
Very knowledgeable guy. Wealth of info.
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Patrick B.

9 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Patrick B.

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Blues crossharp, Country.

About Patrick

Hello there! My name is Pat, I live in Nashville, Tennessee (US) and I absolutely love playing the guitar! Besides studying the instrument over the past 16 years, I've played in countless bands and have performed in over 1000 shows in my lifetime. Some notable concerts I've played: Bonnaroo, Aus

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Lauren T.
Super helpful first lesson!
Ali
I know more about the guitar than I ever thought I would, thanks to a Patrick. He is so patient with me and knows exactly how to teach me so that I remember and understand. I originally started taking lessons to be able to play a few songs around a campfire and now I can play whatever song I want because he really taught me to read music and know chords. I’ve been taking lessons for less than 6 months and I am farther along than I even thought possible. I would recommend Patrick to anyone and everyone wanting to learn guitar. He is incredible and such a great teacher!!!!!!
Heidi
Patrick is extremely knowledgable which makes learning from him really fun and engaging. He not only teaches you how to play, but teaches you the why behind every chord and how it relates to other things you've already learned. He's patient, fun to learn from and will help you reach your goals. I can guarantee there is no other teacher out there who knows more about this instrument — he's definitely worth the investment!
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Stephen B.

1 Review
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Stephen B.

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Learn how to play songs on the harmonica for family and friends!
I will teach you how to play the harmonica with ease and you'll get some spiritual training as well!
Learn how to slow down and speed up your breathing, and move quickly with the harmonica.

About Stephen

Hello! I am Stephen B, a 35-year-old who has traveled to Israel, Brazil, Cuba, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Italy, and Alaska. I've taught K-8th graders, 2-6-year-old children, seniors, and adults. I currently teach 7-12th grade students at a private Christian school, P.E., Health, Weight Training, Chr

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Bernadette
Stephen, is the first guitar instructor where I was able to successfully follow along with him and play an entire song from start to finish. I felt like a real guitarist! He's fun, supportive and has an upbeat positive attitude. He'll be patient with you and meet you where you're at musically.

Five stars!

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Average Cost of Harmonica Lessons in Lakeside, CA

The average cost of 60-minute harmonica lessons in Lakeside is $55. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $75 per hour.
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$46 average
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"Good start to my first music lesson in my life"
Steve
Took Harmonica lessons from Paul N.
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"tough connecting, but success...next week will be easier"
Hardy
Took Harmonica lessons from Gio A.
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"Josh is a no nonsense teacher. I liked that we got right into it the first lesson so to speak. We had to use FaceTime instead of zoom so it was a little hard for me to hear, but he was very patient and repeated instructions many times."
Matt
Took Harmonica lessons from Joshua F.
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"I finished my first lesson with Ronnie today I was impressed by his technical knowledge as well as his teaching ability so far I have to give Ronnie five stars for our first lesson I believe all are further lessons will go as well as our first one"
Mike
Took Harmonica lessons from Ronnie B.
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"Great first lesson. Started with basics so I understood my new harmonica. Looking forward to lesson 2."
Frank
Took Harmonica lessons from Ronnie B.
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"I enjoyed my first lesson and looking forward to becoming a better harmonica player"
Louis
Took Harmonica lessons from Jordan M.
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"Jim has a natural talent for teaching, he is knowledgeable and patient. Almost completed my first 5 lessons and I have already signed up for several more."
Paul
Took Harmonica lessons from James R.
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"Very good teacher; he wrote the book on playing harmonica."
Daniel
Took Harmonica lessons from Winslow Y.
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"Very good instructor. Very relaxed way of teaching. Learned to play a song during the first lesson."
Donald
Took Harmonica lessons from Jordan M.
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"Kait is kind, so talented and knowledgeable. Very comfortable being with her. She's a pro and a pleasure."
Julie
Took Harmonica lessons from Kait K.
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