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Moriah L.

3 Reviews
Arcadia, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • A.S. in Business from Citrus College
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Moriah L.

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My teaching style for piano is specialized and unique to every student, as I cater lessons to your goals and your individual learning style. Whether you like to learn "by the book," by ear, by example, or a combination of the three (which I find is the most common), I am more than happy to teach in that style in order to give you the most reward out of your lesson and a deep appreciation for piano.
I integrate piano technique and music theory concepts while we learn the repertoire of your choice.

About Moriah

Hi there! My name is Moriah, and I have been teaching private voice and piano lessons for 4.5 years. I graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelors of Arts in Music, emphasis in Music Industry Studies, including voice and performance training. I have studied with/been coached by Martin Green

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Chris
Moriah is a great Singing teacher. I couldn't hold a tune. Moriah helped me overcome a fear of singing in front of people after I had bad experiences with other music teachers. She had faith in me. After several lessons I now can sing in tune!! Thanks Moriah for helping me do what I love to do-Sing!
Jennifer
When I first met Moriah, I was a little hesitant to continue lessons with her because she was in her 20s like myself. I wanted someone, I guess, older to be my instructor. The older they are, the more they know, the more they can teach right? ...........Well, Moriah is one heck of a smart woman when it comes to music theory, and ear/vocaltraining! She knows what she is talking about and even more so, knows how to explain it in a way YOU will understand. She will work with you until you are able to grasp what she is trying to teach, even if you have to try a million different methods before the right one is found. She would rather spend time with you in fully understanding something then just pushing you along. She is open to questions, comments and concerns you have. Moriah is very aware of the concept of “one size does NOT fit all”, and she will customize your session to your needs, and skill level.

Her lessons usually start of with a couple of stretches (usually just upper body). This is to help relax your body, jaw, mouth, etc before singing. Then she will do some vocal warms that at first seem pretty basic, and not intense, but they will help you in the long run! Trust me. Then she will practice with you a song you want to try to sing or need help with. As you progress, she will have you work on reading music and other skills. (Course, she is open to working on anything more or less as you need). Once again, your lesson is customized on what YOU need.

I’ve been working with her since July 2018. I know that I have improved on ear training immensely! I am able to pick up melodies much faster than before. I am able to sing more powerful than before which is something I struggle with consistently. She will push you! She will take you out of your comfort and push you to have confidence in yourself. She has a great personality. Kind. Fun. Energetic. Intelligent beyond her years. I’m continuing to take lessons with her until she makes me the next Beyoncé or something.

So I highly recommend her. Book a few lessons with her, attend them, don’t forget to take your water, and a recoding device, be responsible and take it serious because she is taking you serious. After all you’re paying for the lessons. You want to improve. And you will.

I’m looking forward to continue working with her and be stretched more.
Rhonda
Hands down Moriah is an excellent teacher. She really helped me to understand the difference between singing from my throat and from my core. She reminded me to enjoy the process of learning a new song and to embrace my originality. I’ve studied with her for awhile and she’s shown me how to push myself and appreciate all the work that I’ve done, learning to trust myself.

Ana C.

2 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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Ana C.

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I will show you the easiest way to learn the hand position, that is the most important thing for playing from simple to advanced. I will teach you basic techniques and will help you play the music of your choice. I will pick you up from any level you are, with any issues you got from previous teacher, everything is possible to correct and make your fingers fly above the keys like a pro.
I am playing piano since I was 6 years old and I have a BA in Vocal Arts.

About Ana

I am very passionate about music in general, Piano was my first instrument. I studied piano since I was 6 years old, with some best teachers. I earned a BA in Voice Arts. I love teaching music to students of any age, have 10 years of experience in private lessons, singing and piano. I will always b

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John
Ana is great at combination technique and practice. Would highly recommend!
John
Ana is patient and kind with great classical training; and super flexible which I think is a huge asset!
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Matthew S.

Long Beach, CA
Starting at $50
  • Bachelors of Music from California State University Fullerton
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded John Phillips Sousa Award from Clairemont High School
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Matthew S.

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Piano needs to be fun especially for beginners. Matthew teaches with the "Piano Adventures" series. These books (available on amazon) give the student a comprehensive look at learning piano. In these books you learn how to read music, and you will be playing songs on your first lesson! As for older students I offer a review of music theory that can help you play/hear some of your favorite songs and most of all have fun! Matthew's method is based on each students individual goals and their level of proficiency on the instrument.

About Matthew

HELLO! My name is Matthew Smith and I love music and I love to teach it even more. Although my upbringing is in jazz and classical music, I am very fluent in latin, hiphop, rock, pop and more world music as well.

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Cody
A great teacher who will inspire you to play the way you dream you can.

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Cassandra B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Cassandra B.

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Hello! My name is Cassandra.
I graduated college as a vocal performance major and have been playing piano for 14 years. While in college, I worked on honing my craft even further with a piano professor from Juilliard School of Music.
I have been teaching privately for the past 3 years and have performed for various events, including church services, funerals and weddings with both instruments.

I am passionate about teaching people music because each of us has this spark inside of us - when words fail, music speaks.
I want to help you find your spark.

I cater to each individual and want you to be the best musician you can be.

I look forward to meeting you!

About Cassandra

Cassandra B. graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a BA in Vocal Performance and has 14 years experience as a pianist. Her craft is focused primarily in the classical/opera field, and also has experience performing theatre repertoire. She has performed in various locations ranging

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JJ K.
Cassandra is very patient and good communicator! I would recommend her to anyone interested in learning the piano.
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Jocelyn H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Frostburg State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jocelyn H.

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My love for the piano started at the age of thirteen. I majored in Music Education at Frostburg State University, and studied piano under various professors. I have eleven years experience in teaching children and adults the piano. I hope to convey a love of music during lessons. Playing the piano shouldn't be stressful. It should be rewarding, relaxing, and fun.

About Jocelyn

I received a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Frostburg State University. The piano was my main instrument of study. I have taught piano lessons to people of various ages. I believe that anyone can learn how to play the piano. Music is an experience that can help boost one's self

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Bethany
Very good teacher, good pace. Feel good about the start!
Nicardo
So far so good,she’s very nice
Carmen
Jocelyn has been great with my 9-year old daughter-- very patient and calm but also encouraging and motivating!
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Wesley D.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner
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Wesley D.

8 Reviews
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I studied piano for years throughout my childhood and college years and am so eager to share my knowledge of the instrument. It is one of the most versatile and valuable musical skills that can applied to many situations. Please let me know if you have any questions about studying piano!

About Wesley

I am a recent graduate from the University of Virginia, where I studied music and drama. I have performed operatic and musical theatre roles with several opera companies, including Teatro Nuovo, Victory Hall Opera, Charlottesville Opera, and the Bethesda Summer Music Festival. My performances and

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Nooshin F.
I found him knowledgable, patient, and very understanding
Ellen N.
Awesome. Fresh, young, knowledgeableand good at teaching...very impressive.
Jen
Wesley was wonderful! My daughter wanted singing lessons to gain confidence to audition for her school musical. Wesley taught her so much in just one lesson and she is looking forward to more lessons.

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The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Los Angeles is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $167 per hour.
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"Joey is a creative and thoughtful teacher. He backs up interesting piano pieces with deep theory and classical training."
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Took Piano lessons from Joseph C.
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"Peter is always on time, patient with beginners, and gives valuable guidance."
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Took Piano lessons from Peter B.
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"Micheal is a great instructor that has taught me (a beginner) chords and notes through a piece I desired to learn. Patient and enjoyable. Definitely recommend."
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Took Piano lessons from Michael E.
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"She was incredible. I could have stayed for hours."
Aaron
Took Piano lessons from Stephanie H.
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"Nicole is very knowledgeable. She’s very patient and dedicated. Looking forward to many more lessons to come."
Jack
Took Piano lessons from Nicole O.
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"Maggie is a great teacher. My seven-year-old daughter loves her and she learns a lot from her. My daughter had a different piano teacher before. I like Maggie's upbeat way of teaching better than her old teacher. I personally believe the right attitude and energy helps motivate kids to learn. I like that she has different lesson plans and reward system. Just a little something to show my daughter that she's doing a good job."
Adelene
Took Piano lessons from Maggie Z.
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"Amazing teacher. My son is a beginner and he loves going for his piano lessons."
Leah
Took Piano lessons from Jean B.
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"Ms. Christine is a great piano teacher who can adapt to young and not so young. She is patient and knowledgeable and has a great background in music. Highly recommended!"
Chris
Took Piano lessons from Christine K.
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"Ms.Terri is a dedicated professional teacher, Miley is learning piano for five years and she is excited every week for new lesson, Terri have a lot of positive energy and very sweet and dedicated teacher, we love to recommend her to every child that interest in piano.
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Sarit
Took Piano lessons from Terri M.
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"Good first impression, hope to continue learning."
Braydin
Took Piano lessons from Jennifer G.
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Want to Make it as a Musician in L.A.? Try Piano!

By Dorothea G. - Los Angeles Piano Teacher

So you want to be an awesome musician. Do you believe you will? Because that’s half of the effort right there – believing it. If you already do, then skip to the last paragraph of this article. But if you’re unsure, keep reading…

When you take piano lessons in Los Angeles, your success is within “Arm’s Reach.” I composed a song with that title on my piano recently, and licensed it to a feature film. I never forget how amazing it is that what pours out of my mind and my heart (and all over my piano) might actually be heard in a movie or TV show, or on someone else’s DVD player. I used to think that was all dreaming. That it was impossible. But why did I ever think that way?

My only enemy was the idea of “impossible.” But it’s NOT impossible - it’s a reality for me. So when I reflected on where that idea came from, I traced it back to loving friends and family who thought they were protecting me from delusions of grandeur. They told me, in so many words, not to set myself up for failure.

Let’s just clear this up here and now. There is no failure. There are only course corrections. I know this from years of practice and from teaching piano lessons. If my students thought of every wrong note as a failure, they would quit after the first two minutes of trying. So I help them to correct their course - note by note, chord by chord. It’s no different with our thinking – or with our life journey for that matter. We choose a song to learn. We make a thousand course corrections in the learning process. And then…we PLAY IT! If we believe we can, we will.

I chose piano because it was my passion, and it became my way of overcoming the impossible. Like no other instrument, you can hear an entire symphony on a piano! That’s why the genius composers of old were pianists. Do you hear simple melodies in your mind? Or do you hear multi-layered symphonic brilliance? In either case, you can make it real on a piano.

Okay, so you’re an awesome musician now - even if only in your mind. Now it’s time to find an instructor who can show you how to make that awesomeness live in the world, starting local piano lessons. Remember, once it’s locked into your mind, nothing is impossible.

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