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Moriah L.

3 Reviews
Arcadia, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • 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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If you are looking for a very skilled and knowledgeable vocal instructor, Moriah is exactly that and then some.

I started lessons with her right about the time COVID had started and our sessions have been done online. Over the course of a few months, I have felt and heard the improvement in my singing abilities through her guidance. So if you have any doubts about taking lessons online (ignoring the current situation), rest assured that you'll be in good hands with her. She will make sure you understand and fully grasp the concepts and techniques that she teaches you and how to apply them. Even if it takes hearing the most ridiculous analogy for you to comprehend it. Every lesson caters to what you're working on or need more assistance with. So every warm up or exercise has purpose. You also have the freedom of selecting the song you'd like to work on which makes the experience all the better and more personal.

I had developed bad singing habits after attempting to teach myself several times in the past. Like many others, I also hate the sound of my own voice. Moriah though has been patient as well as supportive and helped me undo those bad habits. She's also taught me to have better control, have stronger breath support, how to analyze the phrasing and pronunciation of a lyric, know proper resonance placement, and be more confident about my voice.

A big part of picking a coach or instructor is being able to connect with them and building a good rapport. Moriah has a welcoming and supportive personality, but knows the meaning of hard work and persistence and she will expect that in order for you to progress.

I have a ways to go until I reach where I would like to be in my journey of singing, but I chose Moriah and there have been no regrets.
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.

Ana C.

2 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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
  • Awarded John Phillips Sousa Award from Clairemont High School
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Veroslav T.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Bulgarian
  • Batchelor degree from State academy of music Sofia Bulgaria
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
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Veroslav T.

21 Reviews
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My teaching method is based on the individual need's of each student which allows me create optimal learning environment.
I keep perents well informed about the learning process and progression.
My goal is to create a solid knowledge base and appreciation for music

About Veroslav

My teaching method is based on the individual needs of each student which allows me to create optimal learning environment. I believe that learning musical instrument helps in many other areas and its a great addition to students development Please message me for schedule and availability

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Tatiana
We’re very happy we found Veroslav! He’s friendly, and patient, and very knowledgeable and proficient. Kids love his lessons, and I can see the progress already (we started in October). Would definitely recommend him!
Jack W.
It's so great we found Mr. Veroslav for my son's Oboe learning, the teaching is the best for my son, he improves dramatically after getting into Mr. Veroslav's class, I wish we did this much eariler.
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Chantal L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chantal L.

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Firstly, I want you to learn and enjoy the process of learning, including theory study. I struggled finding motivation to learn theory when I was a youth, and I have come to truly love and appreciate it as a musician now. This means I believe in working with a metronome!

I teach age ranges 5 and up, working primarily out of the Fabre book series, with additional materials for those wanting to play with chord structures.

I have experience working with both high functioning autistic and dyslexic clients, and I find great joy in discovering the best teaching methods for each student’s particular needs and goals.

What I do not teach is blues and jazz. I’m learning this genre and hope to one day be able to pass what I learn onto my students!

Keep learning, always. 🤓

About Chantal

I am a professional singer, songwriter, pianist and recording artist and my passion is teaching! I have been singing in choral groups since age 8, and began singing professionally both in worship and secular contemporary at age 23. I have been singing with principal chorus for The Florida Orchestr

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Isabella B.
Chantal is a perfect fit my granddaughter. In just two lessons, my granddaughter's voice has improved. She makes learning so interesting! Chantal knows exactly how to connect with a 9 year old to make it fun while still developing her voice and respecting her creative side.
Mary H.
I greatly admire Chantal's teaching ability. She loves her students and connects with them on an individual basis that is incredibly encouraging!
Crystal
Chantal has been giving piano lessons to all four of my girls. Their ages are from 6 to 16 years old. They are learning so much. Chantal is so patient with them and so flexible with our crazy schedules! We can't recommend her enough!

Matthew G.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew G.

35 Reviews
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Learn to play current Top 40, jazz, blues, classical. Whatever your musical dreams, we will construct a lesson plan to make them a reality through delight-directed study. If you love the music you are playing, you will not only practice and improve, but will look forward to your time at the instrument.

About Matthew

Hello! My name is Matthew and I am offering piano and voice lessons in your home or my studio. All lessons focused on student's goals and interests. Learn to sight read, play the blues, sing a show tune! I have been working professionally in the performing arts and have 20 years of experience worki

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Rheba S.
2 words.......THE BEST!!!
Evon
Amazing teacher! My 6 year old daughter has been taking piano lessons with Matthew for more than a 1 1/2 years and is always asking when she will have her next piano lesson. He is a very patient teacher and very knowledgeable of the subject. Matthew has a very kid-friendly personality and now, my daughter has been taking a few singing lessons once in a while, too.
Andrew B.
I have been taking music lessons on and off for many years now and it's easy to say that Matthew has been the best! He is super knowledgeable and very easy to work with.

I learned a lot from him and would highly recommend him as a teacher.

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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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"Three of our children have taken piano lessons from Carolyn. Our oldest son, who has graduated from college, still plays daily. Our other two sons are current students; both began lessons in early grade school.

Mrs. Calahan is patient, kind, and affectionate with her students. She shows a keen interest in encouraging them to succeed, while tolerating their occasional quirks. Our kids have had the opportunity to play classical pieces, jazz, ragtime, show tunes, and popular music. Their piano playing abilities have progressed steadily under Mrs. Calahan's instruction and her unintimidating approach has allowed them to develop an ever-increasing appreciation for music. We are lucky to have found her!"
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"We have known Ms. Hanaa for almost a year now and she's been a terrific teacher. She teaches my 10-year old daughter guitar lessons at her home studio. My daughter gets along with her very well and enjoys her teaching style. She usually spends extra time with my daughter to repeat the difficult to play notes."
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Took Piano lessons from Hanaa H.
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"Sandra was very professional, pontual and prepared to our schedule class. My son enjoyed his first day of lesson."
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Took Piano lessons from Sandra M.
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"My daughter and I take lessons with Zach. He is very patient. Zach can customize lessons to personal interests to get the best engagement and maximize learning. Highly recommended."
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"As an adult piano student, I appreciate Daniela's attention to detail in helping me learn theory in each lesson. She is patient and makes every lesson fun. I have learned more from her in 2 months than in my previous whole year of taking lessons!"
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Took Piano lessons from Daniela K.
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"Howard really helped me with learning the piano. I'm a singer who wanted to learn enough piano to write songs and eventually accompany myself. Howard is gifted at discerning your learning style, strengths & weaknesses and he tailors his teaching to your needs. During my lessons with him I learned so much. Not just about the piano and composition, but I learned a lot about myself and how to recognize my obstacles and how to practically tackle and overcome them."
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Took Piano lessons from Howard R.
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"Melissa is a great teacher for kids starting out in piano."
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Raymond is a wonderful piano teacher and seems extremely knowledgeable with many other musical instruments. We love going to piano lessons every week!!"
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"Hunter & Berkley thought their first lesson was fun. It is the second day and they decided to practice now."
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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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