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Emilie C.

2 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded GRAMMY Amplifier Finalist from GRAMMYs, Recording Academy
  • English, Asian Studies from Rice University
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Emilie C.

2 Reviews
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Learn how to prepare for a performance and give your best in front of an audience. My individualized approach equips you with the specific techniques and points that are ideally suited for YOU and will you help continuously improve. You will learn techniques on performance delivery, mastering the performance space and ways to communicate with your audience.

About Emilie

Hello! I'm Mesmi, owner of my own studio, a boutique multimedia house that provides personalized music/audio services, visual work and artist consultation. Specialties include all types of writing (songwriting, branding, etc.), vocal production, art direction and independent music strategy. As

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Krista M.
I really enjoyed lessons with Emilie! She is well organized and has a clear lesson plan for each session, with follow up homework and exercises. I learned so much about technique and the "how to" of drawing. Everything she put together was appropriate for my level and included exercises that challenged me to improve. I could tell Emilie is well trained and skilled at drawing. She is also very nice and I felt relaxed and comfortable with her. Her studio is warm and inviting. Overall it was a great experience and I am looking forward to taking some additional lessons with Emilie!
Ava C.
So happy to have found Emilie! I work for a family with a four year old child who is extremely engaged in art and we wanted to find private lessons for her. Emilie has been extremely accommodating and very intentional in making sure we were ready for our first lesson. Will be scheduling more lessons and look forward to her being apart of my charges explorative learning!
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Edwin I.

113 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded DownBeat Music Award 1998 from DownBeat
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Edwin I.

113 Reviews
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Performance and practice techniques and preparation
Proper technique
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About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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Justin D.
Fantastic first lesson. Edwin is patient and gets me focused on what really matters.
Suzanne W.
Antonia D.
Great first lesson. My daughter was super happy after her lesson with Edwin, and very inspired to practice. Edwin was very polite and patient with her during the lesson. I look forward to seeing her make progress in future lessons.
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Sarabeth B.

28 Reviews
Montebello, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 65
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Sarabeth B.

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Hello fellow singers! My goal is to help you refine your own unique instrument and help you to express a story and art through the voice!

I grew up taking piano lessons and singing in my church and school choir. I always had a love for all classical music and soon enough fell in love with opera! I begin taking classical voice lessons at the age of 15 and soon realized that my heart and soul belonged to opera and had to continue my studies a lot more in depth.

I went to UCLA where I received my Bachelor of Arts with my emphasis in Opera Performance. Throughout the years spent at UCLA, I not only continued to sing with choral groups, but also performed in every opera. I sang one of the principles roles in Ravel's L'enfant et les sortilèges, and sang one of the principles roles in many opera scenes such as Dorabella from Così fan tutte, Mercedes in Carmen, Second Lady in The Magic Flute, Nerone in L'incorazione di Poppea.

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About Sarabeth

Hello fellow singers! My goal is to help you refine your own unique instrument and help you to express a story and art through the voice! I grew up taking piano lessons and singing in my church and school choir. I always had a love for all classical music and soon enough fell in love with opera!

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Rylie C.
Sarabeth is awesome. She is very patient and positive. My daughter loves her
Tabassum Rahman
I’m new to singing and Sarabeth has been a great instructor. I can already see a difference after a few lessons.
Gianna
Sarabeth is an amazing teacher!! She is so sweet and with my daughter, she her first piano lesson and she can’t wait to go again!!

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Cecilia P.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded First Prize in the National Violin Contest of Peru from National Conservatory of Peru
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Cecilia P.

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This lessons are about how to improve music performance and are intended to any instrumentalist that feels his/her performance is not moving forward or is not getting deep into the public. We will work on:
- How to play tension free (Alexander Technique) to produce a better sound, a more confident image and feeling while playing, and enjoy while playing in practice or recitals.
- How to develop a smart and effective practice. How to develop quality of practice sessions instead of timeless and not productive sessions. How to solve problems in practice sessions and recitals.
- How to work musicianship and a musical performance. How to get an analysis of the pieces and an individual idea of what you want to perform. Make the performance your own voice and how to transport that to your instrument.
- How to improve your creativity and freedom in music playing, so you can create your own Cadenzas or have an individual voice while performing written music.

About Cecilia

I am a South-american violinist and violin-music teacher who loves music, dancing, arts, nature, and animals. I am a social, kind, caring, persevere and self-disciplined person. I started teaching 9 years ago when I was studying my Bachelor'€™s degree. In my country, I was the teacher of 25 lov

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Julie Swan
Patient, kind, innovative and creative are just a few words to describe Ms. Cecilia. She brings her love for music into each lesson - private or group. She is full of ideas and suggestions for learning that next piece and celebrates all victories - big and small.
Kristine
Cecilia taught 2 of my children for four years, and as a musician myself I can wholeheartedly recommend Cecilia as an outstanding violin teacher for both beginners and advanced students. She is an incredibly passionate and dedicated teacher who is always fully prepared and focused for every single lesson. She always has a plan for what comes next, and she systematically teaches in a very clear and organized way that is easily understood by the student. She is always adapting and responding to the needs and temperament of each student. She figures out how to motivate and bring out the best in every student. She demands excellence and high standards, and yet always shows compassion, patience and love for everyone. Cecilia is a very special and passionate musician who is fully dedicated to teaching and sharing her passion of music with everyone. You will be in very good hands with her!
Octavia B.
Cecilia is an amazing teacher. She is able to adapt your lessons to what you need. Makes things easy to understand and makes me feel comfortable with playing. I highly recommend her for other students.

Zachary J.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance, Theatre Arts and Psychology (triple major) from Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zachary J.

9 Reviews
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Online Music Performance Teacher

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About Zachary

Zachary is a multi-talented teacher and performer. He teaches violin, piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, banjo and more. As a singer/ songwriter, he has released 3 cds, tours nationally with over 100 dates per year and has shared the stage with multiple multi-Grammy award winners. He is an inspiration

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Chas E.
My first lesson with Zach was great! 5 stars. He asked the right questions as to what aI am looking to do. And we quickly came up with a lesson plan that with the right amount of work in my part will get me headed in the right direction. Zach does a great job of making his students feel comfortable and good about their abilities.
James A.
Great experience with Zach. I'm still learning how to sing properly, though.
Aubrey C.
Great with kids!
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Matthew H.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 3 to 90
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Matthew H.

37 Reviews
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Online Music Performance Teacher

Performing music live and/or in studio recording setting.

About Matthew

Dear Parents and Students, May I be a personal tutor for you or your child? I have been successfully tutoring for over 12 years. I have great references, and I am one of the top tutors because I am so easy to work with. I teach in person, or via TakeLessons classroom, telephone, Skype, FaceTime,

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Jack
Excellent. Very clear and patient.
Steven M.
Matt is very smart and patient. Matt took the time to understand my unique learning needs.
Rhonda
After speaking to multiple tutoring companies, we discovered Matthew. Matthew was very professional and made my son feel comfortable. They had a total of 5 tutoring sessions covering Math, English, Science and Reading. My son took the ACT after his tutoring sessions and scored a 23. We were very pleased with the progress our son made by going from an ACT score of 19 to 23 after only 5 sessions with Matthew. I would highly recommend Matthew J. Horwich to anyone needing tutoring.

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Los Angeles is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$69 average

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"Paul is a wonderful person and very competent. He does a great job and gives his best effort. I recommend him."
Alan
Took Music Performance lessons from Paul M.
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"Andy is a great musician, teacher and person. He doesn't just understand music, he lives it. He is very patient and supportive with people and his talent definitely needs to be passed on to as many people who are lucky enough to get the chance!"
Cindy
Took Music Performance lessons from Andy M.
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"Loretta is a wonderful teacher who truly knows how to impart the importance of hard work and perseverance to her students. I’m so grateful that she is helping me to excel in my own work in such a difficult time. We’re all very lucky to have her in our lives. She’s got the grit and the goods, as well as the heart,"
Kasia
Took Music Performance lessons from Loretta M.
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"Stephanie isn't just a great player. Her compassion and open personality make her a great teacher as well. I would recommend Stephanie to anyone."
Brad
Took Music Performance lessons from Stephanie M.
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"Shanita Jackson is fabulous singer with an exceptional range. She is a powerful solo act but also works beautifully with an ensemble. A consummate professional and a pleasure to work with, Shanita understands how to interact with her audience and shines in a diversity of vocal styles, from Jazz to Pop and Reggae."
Julie
Took Music Performance lessons from Shanita J.
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"Wendy was the best instructor ever. Always very humble, sweet & honest. She truly teaches from the heart and genuinely wants one to do better than the lesson before. She knows what she is talking about and explains thouroughly what needs to be worked on. She not only corrects you but praises you when you have achieved something great. You will always have her support & knowledge that will take you a long way."
Jessica
Took Music Performance lessons from Wendy P.
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"Tom is an amazing music instructor! My review won’t even scratch the surface of explaining what a fantastic teacher he is! Tom has taught our 4 children since 2008 when they started at School of Rock (SOR). When Tom left SOR and started giving private lessons, we left SOR because we saw the value Tom gave our children. He does a great job of challenging his students, yet keeping it interesting for them. (He's still teaching our kids after 6 years; they never get bored with his lessons and look forward to them every week!) Tom also does a fantastic job of blending music theory into everything he teaches. Our oldest child has a passion for music, and is now studying music at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Tom played a huge part in our son getting into Berklee and giving him the skills he needs to succeed while there. I recommend Tom to any level of student. He is simply the best!"
Kevin
Took Music Performance lessons from Thomas M.
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"Playing more music than ever

Elicia has help me learn what I always wanted to since I have started playing again I am now expanding my quartet repetoire."
Richard
Took Music Performance lessons from Elicia R.
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"Karen’s recitals, showcasing 6 to 12 students each time, always thrill
me. Men, women, boys, & girls of all ages and various degrees of
achievement stand before their audience with confidence. They have
practiced, not only the pieces which they play, but showmanship, not
pushy or cocky, but polite and welcoming. They make eye contact and
smile; some invite the crowd to sing along on the choruses. Even the
1st year students exude confidence.

The crowd returns those smiles, along with cheers and clapping. One
can tell that Karen has kindly and persistently shown and encouraged
each student. If any show fear, she does not chide; she accompanies
them in the performance and nods approval as they continue. I watch
that fear subside. They are then met with handshakes and pats on the
back. Next time, they will be even more eager to share the pieces that
they worked on and not expect criticism.

Karen picks a theme and arranges guitar, piano, and voice selections,
intermingled into a program that leaves a person well entertained and
planning to come back next time. I am not related to any of the
participants and have no obligation to be at the recitals. I love the
music, the talent, and the progress that I see and hear. You, too,
will be glad you came."
Alice
Took Music Performance lessons from Karen R.
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"Where to begin? Mary Ann Graham is a top-notch singer-songerwriter, guitarist, and performer. Her expertise at what she does creatively as well as onstage is translated through her teaching. She is always prepared to give her students the best learning experience than they can receive, each according to their unique individual levels. Mary Ann is a top-notch, high-caliber music instructor, artist, and performer."
Forrest
Took Music Performance lessons from Mary Ann G.
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