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Edwin I.

123 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Edwin I.

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All styles - strumming, single note playing
Improvisation soloing
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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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Gustav
Edwin is great at helping you build lesson & practice plans to help build the skills you want on guitar. I couldn't recommend him any higher.
Adriana
Very knowledgeable and enjoyable to learn from!
Gigi
I decided to take lessons with Edwin for guitar because I had been trying to learn on my own but I just wasn't progressing fast enough. Edwin taught me things you just can't pick up unless you work one-on-one with a professional. He is always on time for our online lessons, friendly, and patient. Every week I felt like I was being challenged just a little bit more and picking up new things. I would recommend him to everyone I know in a heartbeat!
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William A.

42 Reviews
Manhattan Beach, CA
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Science in JAZZ from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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William A.

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I Have been teaching for 10 + years.Part of my daily focus is on relaxed breathing and generating a big beautiful tone for every note played. Long tones are something that I include in my daily regiment. Lots of dexterity exercises,range building, as well as endurance.

Another aspect of my daily regiment is improvisation. focusing on major/minor/ whole tone/diminished scales/ II-Vs in all keys and playing changes!

Lastly RESTING as MUCH as you PRACTICE is very IMPORTANT!

About William

William is a versatile and energetic musician, having shared the stage and recorded with numerous popular artists. Other performances with: John Mayer, toured with Teena Marie for 5 years,Stevie Wonder, accompanied Mariah Carey at the 2006 Grammy’s, Ludacris on the Jay Leno Show, India Arie, Nine

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William C.

7 Reviews
Torrance, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Creative writing arts from Oswego State University
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William C.

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About William

I began teaching and performing improvisational theatre almost 20 years ago in New York City for one of the longest running improv companies in the country, Freestyle Repertory Theatre. I have taught thousands of students from every socio-economic background, age and ability, from CEO's of multibill

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Maria
Will was extremely helpful. He went above and beyond helping me with my routine and suggestions for feeling comfortable and getting ready. I would definitely use him again if needed.
Joachim
Will has a great way of guiding the team to not only work together but dial in what's working and phase out what's not. He's patient, encouraging, and most importantly honest. It's clear he loves the form and working with others to find what works for their team.
Laura
Will and I performed and taught together for years in NYC. He is the best! He really focuses on spontaneity and supporting his partner. When you work with him, you won’t have to worry about being funny or clever. He will help you learn to improvise in your own unique way.
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Lee Q.

68 Reviews
Inglewood, CA
Starting at $48
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Master of Music in Instrumental Pedagogy, Bassoon from Belmont University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lee Q.

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Lee is an accomplished bassoonist who specializes in working with new and developing bassoon players. Lee can direct students to the best bassoon reeds and accessories, as well as advice on preparing auditions for all-state. 

Lee uses the New Weissenborn Method book and offers a comprehensive digitized library of solo pieces, standard bassoon literature and orchestral excerpts.

Lee received a Master of Music degree in Bassoon Pedagogy (Belmont University) and graduated from Loyola University New Orleans (Bachelor of Music Education), where she performed as principal bassoonist for both orchestras.

Lee also graduated from the U.S. Armed Forces School of Music and served as a Bassoon Player in the U.S. Army with the 1st Cavalry Division Band. She currently performs with several orchestras and bands in the greater Los Angeles area.

About Lee

Minimum age: 8 for ukulele 10 for guitar/bass guitar 12 for bassoon Lee Q. has a master's degree and comprehensive experience in music instruction and performance, including solo performance, orchestra, concert band, folk/bluegrass orchestra, chamber ensembles, rock/blues/folk and cover ban

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Violet
She is really nice and a great instructor, especially for beginning guitarists. She is patient and encouraging, and tailors your class to your interests.
Christine Hargrave
Lee is a great instructor! She lets me choose the kind of music I want to play but also provides structure and great guidance. Taking lessons online has been easy and it makes no difference that Lee and I are on opposite sides of the country. I highly recommend Lee!
John Bowman
Lee is an excellent music teacher. She has helped me get past my utter lack of confidence in my musical ability. After a year of guitar lessons with her patience and guidance I'm having fun and have gained the confidence to progress much further. I take both online and home lessons from her. I highly recommend her at all levels.
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Jenny J.

7 Reviews
Lawndale, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jenny J.

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Latin genres such as Salsa, Bachta, Cha-cha, Merengue. Also provide wedding choreography for Father-Daughter dance, or first couple's dances.

About Jenny

Music Jenny comes from a very musical family and started piano when she was five years old. She grew up constantly listening to her father practicing his guitar and brother practicing violin. Since then, her accomplishments include an Honorable Mention at the Korea Times Youth Music Competition. Sh

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Kristina
Jenny is a wonderful, patient, gentle and positive human being and instructor. She was the perfect match for my young daughter just learning piano for the first time. My daughter connected with her quickly and looked up to her. She made learning piano fun and engaging. After 9 months of weekly lessons, my daughter chose to take a break to focus on her schooling but we hope to reconnect with Jenny in the future! Overall, our experience was extremely positive.
AC C.
Working with Jenny has been a great experience.

She has a wealth of knowledge in music. She was raised around music so it comes as second nature to her. Her experience definitely shows from theory to technique, structure to general perspective.

Jen's wide-ranging experience allows her to accommodate different learning styles. Even when I was unsure of which methods were most suitable for me, she was able to determine an appropriate approach. Each lesson is tailored around your preference while still maintaining steady progress towards your goals.

She's flexible, patient, communicative, and fun to work with. Her versatility has made learning piano so much easier and more exciting for me than before. I'm always looking forward to each session. I've also been able to learn about other aspects of music, as she isn't limited to piano; she's knowledgeable of other instruments and teaches dance as well.

One of my favorite things about Jen is that, even though she's easy to work with, she ensures that I've truly grasped one concept before moving to the next. It's also always great to see her play (:

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Matthew
Jenny is on time always. The first lesson, she had the books ready and was very professional. I am very happy with her teaching abilities.
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Luisa I.

6 Reviews
Playa Vista, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Italian, Catalan, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Luisa I.

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My name is Luisa, I am from Spain and I live in LA for 5 years, time in which I've been tutoring Spanish to all kind of ages.
From beginners to advance students, helping as well to all kind of professionals whom need translations, speech or just improve specific vocabulary.

My method is just fun and personalized straight to learn in a different way!

About Luisa

Hola! This is Luisa, I am from Spain and living in LA for more than 6 years in which I've tutoring Spanish. I coursed Linguistic Degree in the University of Valencia, languages and Spanish in particular are my passion. I've been teaching Spanish to all kind of ages, from kids to adults for 5 years

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Julie
Thanks, Luisa. This was excellent. I am motivated and optimistic about practicing Spanish again.
Payton
Luisa was so patient with my 5 year old!
Shannon S.
Muy bien! Luisa me ayuda explicar a mis clientes sobre el mercado financial.

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Took Sewing lessons from Beatrice U.
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"Every Sunday we look forward to spending an hour with Marta learning bridge. She is a delightful person, super patient with beginners like us and an excellent teacher. She makes bridge so enjoyable to learn, provides great learning resources and sets you up to practice online. We highly recommend her as a teacher! Wish we had been blessed with her as our math teacher way back when!
John and Stacey"
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Took Bridge lessons from Marta B.
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"Lisa was clear and to the point and understandable. I wanted a fast-pace approach to covering the theory and things I knew and she got my point and conducted our session very well."
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Took Sewing lessons from Lisa C.
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Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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