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Edwin I.

124 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • B.M. in Studio Music and Jazz Instrumental - Guitar from University of Miami
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Edwin I.

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All styles - strumming, single note playing
Improvisation soloing
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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Lanna
Edwin was very nice, and professional. My daughters first piano lesson went great and she’s excited for more lessons with Edwin.
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!
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William C.

7 Reviews
Torrance, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Creative writing arts from Oswego State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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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William A.

43 Reviews
Manhattan Beach, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Stan Getz & clifford brown group from IAJE and NFAA
  • 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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Kim
Great structure and awesome attitude. Cannot wait to see what I will be able to learn!
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Luisa I.

6 Reviews
Playa Vista, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Italian, Catalan, Spanish
  • Linguistic (Spanish) Degree from University of Valencia
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Luisa I.

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Art History is just my passion. I've been traveling around the world to be able to understand every culture.

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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Ronnie B.

78 Reviews
Redondo Beach, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, French, Italian, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ronnie B.

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From the first Kiss to the upmost demanding wailing on stage, I will show you what I’ve learned on Harmonica! All levels. Let's have fun!

About Ronnie

Hi,My Name is Ronnie. I have been playing music for eight years and I am currently Leader of "Blonde", my Rock N' Roll, Rhythm N' Swing Band. I Live in Redondo Beach and have Lived in the Southbay for most of my life.I was blessed to grow up around the local music scene! I've had the pleasure of per

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Ben
As a complete newbie to the Harmonica, Ronnie was very thorough and patient with me. I look forward to having many more lessons with him.
Sergio
Ronnie is an amazing teacher. He is very patient as a teacher and explains things in a way that makes it very simple to understand. He cares a lot about his students and their improvement and will work with you on whatever you might be struggling with and will help you feel more comfortable and confident.
Brandon L.
Just go to ronnie. Very knowledgeable from his mistakes and victories
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Jenny J.

7 Reviews
Lawndale, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jenny J.

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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 (:

Highly recommended
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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"Amy is a very experienced knitter which is what I am looking for. She is patient and answers questions so I can understand. She lets me choose my projects and encourages me to tackle harder patterns. Most important to me is I can call her during the week and ask for help when I need it and don't have to wait until class."
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"I took this course with no woodworking experience, at all. Paul is a patient yet enthusiastic teacher. During lessons, he breaks down the steps and explains each in a way that makes sense to me. At the same time, his love for the subject comes through. He has limitless energy and will provide guidance during the week when I have questions about the homework. I feel blessed to have the opportunity to use his knowledge and support."
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Took Woodworking lessons from Paul B.
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At first, I was unsure of how online sewing lessons would work out, but if I had the opportunity again, I would definitely sign-up with lessons from Ms. Dawn,
especially if your looking for thorough, well-explained lessons then I would encourage you to sign-up. With the skills that I've learned during these past few weeks, I can now see great improvement in my sewing and it's all thanks to the time and effort put forth by her dedicated instruction. Thank you for reading, and happy sewing!!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Siddharth has been the best instructor I have had so far. He is extremely patient and challenges you to think.
He lets you make mistakes so you can learn from them and really has a great understanding of the game.
He has a great positive outlook which makes everything that much better.
looking forward to future lessons!"
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Mya is the Bomb! Very knowledgeable and patient!! Luv my classes"
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Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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Took Chess lessons from Melissa M.
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"Nicole is super patient and goes at the pace of the student. A kind and encouraging teacher!"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Nicole S.
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"I really enjoyed how we spent so much time on the basics. Amy never rushed me along and answered all my questions. I loved my beginner lesson."
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Took Knitting lessons from Amy N.
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"Haggit was an excellent instructor who gave instructions that were easy to understand for students at all levels. She came to our class well prepared with several different models for us to make and had a great set-up so we could easily see how to make the folds. We really enjoyed our lesson with her and are excited to use our new origami skills!"
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Took Origami lessons from Haggit S.
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