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Popular Piano Teachers in Los Angeles, CA

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Julie L.

(5)
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Piano Performance from Chopin Institute, Warsaw
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Private Piano Teacher

Reading notes, music theory, fun lessons tailored to student goals!

About Julie

Trained from age five to approach the piano with excitement and love, I have studied with piano professors from all over the world at the Chopin Institute in Warsaw, Poland. I love children and am patient, creative and intuitive. If your child is wiling to put in at least twenty minutes of prac

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January 6, 2016
Rachel M.
My daughter just started lessons with Julie and she is excited to go to each lesson. She is very professional and also has a positive nature.
October 23, 2014
Ann D.
Julie was filling in while the primary teacher was on vacation for several weeks. Julie was pleasant and was great with my daughter, Norah, 6 years old. The lessons were where we left off with the primary teacher and Julie did a great job with it.

Thanks again Julie!
Ann
July 22, 2014
Stephanie K.
I've been taking piano lessons with Julie for a year. We play a variety of songs and exercises each week. It's helped me go from not knowing the first thing about piano to being able to read sheet music and play many songs. The lessons are always challenge me and make me want to learn more. Plus Julie's just a really nice person. I would absolutely recommend Julie as a piano teacher - she is the best!
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Mara B.

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Glendale, CA
Starting at $50
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Private Piano Teacher

Private lessons for beginner and advanced voice or piano all levels. Master the technique of great singing without a microphone through proper breathing and vowel placement.

Mara offers private teaching both children and adults, specializing in repairing damaged voices. She works very strongly on technique, opening up a singer's range with proper training. She teaches classical as well as pop and rock, and can work in several languages. Mara is an active world wide singer in opera and musical theatre. She has preformed in France, Germany, Belgium, Poland, Czech Republic, and Canada.

About Mara

Private lessons for beginner and advanced voice or piano all levels. Master the technique of great singing without a microphone through proper breathing and vowel placement. Mara offers private teaching both children and adults, specializing in repairing damaged voices. She works very strongly o

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Evren T.

(4)
Tarzana, CA
Starting at $45
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Turkish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Evren T.

Tarzana, CA

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Private Piano Teacher

Over 10 years of teaching experience, Piano is my favorite instrument to teach among others like, Guitar and Ukulele. I believe we really learn the music in a right way with notation, and theory and that is the best way in the music education. It also gave us knowledge to play all keyboard instruments, synthesizers and makes everything easier for the students who likes to record and produce music at their home studio. I have great collection of books, songs that I am ready to share with you. Let's learn and have some real fun.

About Evren

I am a professional guitarist, composer and songwriter. I completed my education at Los Angeles Music College, and UCLA Film Scoring. I extended my studies with a 6 times Emmy award winner composer, and conductor for over 3 years privately in Hollywood, which provided me work for television, and in

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January 19, 2019
KrisLee
Mr. Evern is an excellent teacher: thoughtful and accommodating (to each child's temperament, abilities, interest and goals) which is most important to me as a parent. My kids are not "naturally" inclined to music and did not exhibit any "natural" talent, and they were skeptical about their ability to learn. But Mr. Evern was encouraging, funny, and fun - and this made all the difference. My children (each with his own very different traits) have taken acoustic guitar, uekelele, and piano with Mr. Evern, and they both love him. As a (non-music) teacher myself, I appreciate his pedagogical methods which take into account the context of each situation. As a parent, I appreciate his encouraging nature.
January 19, 2019
KrisLee
Mr. Evern is an excellent teacher: thoughtful and accommodating (to each child's temperament, abilities, interest and goals) which is most important to me as a parent. My kids are not "naturally" inclined to music and did not exhibit any "natural" talent, and they were skeptical about their ability to learn. But Mr. Evern was encouraging, funny, and fun - and this made all the difference. My children (each with his own very different traits) have taken acoustic guitar, uekelele, and piano with Mr. Evern, and they both love him. As a (non-music) teacher myself, I appreciate his pedagogical methods which take into account the context of each situation. As a parent, I appreciate his encouraging nature.
January 16, 2019
Erim
Evren is the best teacher ever. He taught me a lot on bass and he produced songs I wrote. He worked on these songs in ProTools and Logic and had a very strong command of these software platforms.

I learned a lot about bass from Evren, from jazz to funk and rock. He helped me improve my playing tremendously. I recommend him to everyone!

Meet Online Piano Teachers Serving Los Angeles, CA

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Allen P.

(17)
Piano
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music Education w/ Jazz Emphasis from University of Miami
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Allen P.

(17)

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Online Piano Teacher

Teaching all levels in all styles
- No Pressure approach for beginners
- Specific, tailored lesson plans for intermediate / advanced players
- All styles / genres acceptable
- Emphasis on foundation skills, scales and harmonic understanding

About Allen

I am a University of Miami School of Music graduate with extensive experience in music education, theory, songwriting and arranging. As a winner of the Florida State Concerto Competition at 17, and having performed with some of South Florida's best singers and musicians, I offer a wealth of knowle

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June 3, 2019
Sabu M.
Great teacher
April 6, 2019
Rigel
Allen was an amazing Piano teacher. Its been over a year since I have taken lessons with him but the knowledge, technique, and material he taught me I still take with me to this day. Anyone can simply memorize how to play a song but he teaches you the intuition you need to truly play Piano. Music is not something that was easy for me to get, but I can personally say after taking lessons with him I understand Piano and what music really is a lot more than what I did before. He has his recommended way of learning and curriculum, but he really does align his teaching process based on the way the student learns. He is very patient. Sometimes it would take a while for me to catch on to something, but he was always very patient and encouraging which was very helpful for me overcoming challenges. Overall, a great teacher that really understands his students.
January 7, 2019
Ethan
My six-year-old was really enthusiastic after his first piano lesson this afternoon. Allen was patient and encouraging and is clearly a competent and experienced music instructor. We were very pleased.
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Hannah F.

(4)
Piano
Starting at $34
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Jazz Critic's Poll 2015 from NPR
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Hannah F.

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Hey there – I am so glad that you want to study piano! A little bit about me: I am a graduate of the world-renowned jazz program at the Jacobs School of Music and have been teaching for 8 years. I have experience with many styles and genres and have been fortunate to play with artists from over 20 countries. My work has been featured in NPR’s Jazz Critic’s Poll, Jazziz Magazine, and All About Jazz, and I was recently chosen to be a cultural ambassador for the U.S. State Department’s global music fellowship (OneBeat). A little bit about my piano methods: For beginner piano students, I start with exploring the "anatomy" of the keyboard so we can delve right away into learning simple arrangements of your favorite songs. Pick any song you like, and I'll work with you to learn it by ear! Over time, I will teach you more technical exercises, scales, and ways to start reading music. I can also be an ally for intermediate students who wish to delve into learning harder pieces by ear or by ...

About Hannah

I hold a degree in Jazz Studies from the Jacobs School of Music, where I focused especially on Afro-Cuban music, thanks to the tutelage of Latin Jazz giants Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace! My jazz background also gave me rigorous training in music theory and history. My performance career is high

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February 26, 2019
David
Hannah is helping me regain all that I lost fro nearly 50 years ago.
August 20, 2018
Sean D.
My 13 year old upright bass player absolutely loves working with Hannah. She is wonderful and I highly recommend her!
March 14, 2018
Jo Ann
Hannah is refreshing, extremely caring, pleasant, and prompt piano instructor to my 6 and 12 yr old granddaughters. They love singing and playing the piano under her guidance and look forward to their next lesson with her. I am thankful and recommend her as an instructor.
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Ryan S.

(15)
Piano
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home
Teaching Locations:
Online Online
Studio Studio
Home Home

  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Online Piano Teacher

Experienced piano teacher of 7 years! My lesson plan is simple : 1. we warm up with basic scales + finger exercises, 2. we focus on tone + proper technique, and 3. we play a variety of solo pieces, duets, and ensemble music (I prepare backing tracks to help w/ rhythm and timing... or play the parts myself).

The time devoted to each portion of the lesson is totally adjustable. You will learn what you want to learn at your own pace.

About Ryan

Experienced cello, drum, piano, and guitar player of 20 years. Has a MFA degree in music composition + a BFA in music performance. Recorded professionally for tv shows such as "Glee," "Entertainment Tonight," and "Extra." Also records for "Sonoton Recordings." Currently resides in Los Angeles, Cali

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June 2, 2017
Akemi
I could not ask for more in a teacher. Ryan is amazing in every way. He has been teaching my 4 year old son the drums for nearly a year. When my son started lessons, he was actually below the minimum age for students, but he shared a passion for music that Ryan was willing to cultivate and be patient with.

Ryan is versatile in his teaching methods, creative, open, patient. Teaching a young student, Ryan adjusted to teaching music reading fundamentals with colors and shapes. He also figured out ways to correct, critique and build all the while building a young child's confidence.

Ryan provides a written evaluation of our son annually and has him prepare for two public recitals a year. Ryan integrates modern technology into the lessons to quickly provide feedback and create customized beats and tempos to practice to.

Above all, Ryan smiles and laughs. He makes every lesson pleasant and we treasure him, truly.
February 5, 2017
Matthew K.
Awesome first lesson with Ryan, he teaches at whatever pace you learn best at.
August 27, 2016
Dat T.
Ryan is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I had a great time learning guitar from him. Make sure you tell him what your goals are so he can help you achieve them.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Los Angeles, CA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Los Angeles is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $175 per hour.
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$56 average
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"Dora makes learning the piano so much fun for my daughter - she loves coming and keenly practices at home so she can show Dora what she has learnt which i always think is the mark of a good teacher. If the teacher can engage with the student then learning is no longer a chore, it becomes enjoyable and the battle is half won. I have been amazed at the progress my daughter has been able to make. I have held off this review until i had completed 10 leasons and i just think it is phenomenal that from a complete newbie my daughter is now playing 2 handed pieces."
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Took Piano lessons from Dora H.
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"My son Zain and I really enjoyed his first lesson with Zb. As this was Zain's very first piano lesson ever, I was glad to see that Zb started out by teaching him how his overall posture and arm movements should be. I was impressed by this especially because when I learned to play trumpet years ago, I learned some non-optimal habits early on that plagued me all through my time playing. I'm happy that Zain is being taught good habits from the very beginning by Zb!"
- Zain
Took Piano lessons from Zbigniew R.
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"Dena is an excellent piano teacher, very patient & flexible. My daughter has improved a lot since we started taking lessons from her."
- Josephine
Took Piano lessons from Dena C.
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"Ella has been giving my nine-year old daughter weekly piano lessons for at least five years. What really impresses me about Ella is that she is not just teaching my daughter piano, but, in the process, helping her grow up into a young adult. Ella demands the best out of her while showing patience and understanding. In short, I feel lucky that Ella is my daughter's teacher. I highly recommend her."
- Jeffrey
Took Piano lessons from Ella Y.
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"Never imagined how great of an experience it would be!

I started playing piano in January and took about 10 lessons in an instructors home. For convenience, I looked into in home lessons and found TakeLessons.com, which led me to Jason. While I was still learning the basics, Jason immediately challenged me beyond what I thought I was going to be capable of and just when I would think I am not getting this, he would change it up and give me exactly the lesson I needed! While it is an entirely different teaching method than what I was use to, I have found that my skill level has significantly improved! I am still a beginner, but with Jason's leadership, I know I will continue to grow! He provides variety, has amazing technical equipment/software for delivering the lessons, is very patient, yet pushy in a good way, provides lots of materials to practice on your own, and always leaves you feeling good about your desire to play and enjoy music, no matter what your skill level is. And he is very prompt and organized and flexible. All around he is a true professional that I would recommend to anyone! I should also note that while his style of music may seem to be an extreme mismatch from yours, (I love country, classical, and soft rock), he has such a love and appreciation of music, that he makes it feel as if he wrote the songs that I want to learn to play as he is teaching them to me!"
- Betsy
Took Piano lessons from Jason M.
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"He has a great style that I think is a good fit for my reserved daughter. She said her first lesson went well, and she seems like she's ready to learn more."
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"my first lesson with David was great. He makes you feel very comfortable & knows how to highlight the students talents and teach from there. He is also extremely talented. I am looking forward to the rest of my lessons."
- Kailie
Took Piano lessons from David K.
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"I started piano lessons with Natasha one and a half years ago as a total adult beginner. I’ve taken over fifty lessons now, and the amount of progress I’ve made under her speaks not only to her tremendous ability as a teacher, but also to her dedication, enthusiasm, and encouragement she gives to all her students. Every single lesson I learn something new and I look forward to where I’ll be in another one and a half years."
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"Bonnie was very friendly , professional and ensconced ouraging to my child!"
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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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