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Gabbi C.

30 Reviews
Sherman Oaks, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music - Jazz Performance (Voice) from West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (Edith Cowan University)
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Gabbi C.

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I've been teaching piano for eight years and specialize in beginner - intermediate students with a focus on technique, theory and reading music. I've taught all ages from as young as 3 years old to 70+. I usually use the Alfred's Basic Piano Library method books as they have a great balance of theory and songs, while being very easy to follow. I also have a wide range of sheet music and songbooks for students to choose pieces from, including Classical, Jazz, Film scores, and classic to modern pop music.

About Gabbi

I am a professional vocalist and composer, with a BFA and BMus in Jazz Performance, and over 12 years of performance and recording experience internationally, including appearances at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center with NY's premiere a cappella ensemble Khorikos, and the Knitting Factory with Bro

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Georgina
I made the switch from in-studio to online piano lessons with Gabbi and couldn’t be more impressed with how seamless the transition has been. She has been helping me learn the fundamentals of technique and theory and is very good at creating a challenging yet supportive learning environment. She’s also good at helping me to choose pieces to learn that are within my abilities but still enjoyable to play. My playing has improved a ton in just a few lessons thanks to her guidance. Highly recommend!
Bryce
I've done mainly in person lessons with Gabbi but also some online lessons. She is really a great teacher. Very knowledgeable about music. Very patient even with a beginner like me. Highly recommend.
Milena
Gabbi is very patient, talented, professional and a fantastic instructor. She has a great understanding of vocal technique and I feel very secure with her. We are currently doing online class and they have been very productive - I’ve been learning a lot! She is extremely knowledgeable and I feel I have improved so much since our first class. She encourages me a lot. I highly recommend her!
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Zach P.

4 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music with a Minor in Mathematics from California State University: Long Beach
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Zach P.

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I started playing piano around the age of 8. I've studied with a jazz legend and toured around the US. I teach all skill levels. From music theory, basic concepts, learning songs to advanced techniques. I'm here to help you on your journey to becoming a fantastic pianist. Together we'll overcome the physical, mental and technical challenges. Are you ready PLAY?!

About Zach

“I have a passion for music and my greatest goal in life is to share that passion one way or another.” Zach P. started his musical journey before he could speak with his father starting his ear-training as a toddler. He’s taught all levels of guitar, piano and voice for several years. He gra

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Hayley H.
Zac was a great instructor.
Renay F.
Zach is a great teacher! He has been teaching my son (HS Junior) piano since November and from the start, Zach has been very easy to work with, a good balance of encouragement while challenging Noah to improve his skill level. Definitely recommend :)
Erika
I first got to talking with Zach back in 2015, I had been looking for an accomplished musician to play at my husbands birthday party. He did not disappoint! ! Everyone was very impressed with his music style and professionalism. Through that connection we got to talking, and I also learned that he teaches music all over the south bay! Years later now in 2019, My 16 year old son had been wanting to take electric guitar lessons, but we had not been finding a good fit with a teacher. My son is very smart and artistic, however struggles with a mild learning disability. I reached out to Zach, and we discussed giving it a try. Zach is very patient and breaks up the music information in a way that is very understandable for my son, and is hands on pointing out the best techniques to help him excel, and stay engaged. My son has been taking lessons from Zach once a week for a few months, and I cannot believe my sons progress!! He actually enjoys learning the guitar and is feeling very inspired to continue to learn more because he is learning to play all the songs he is interested in. MY son is now teaching me how to play some new songs..I am thankful to Zach for empowering my son to unlock his musical ability and keeping him interested in learning in a stress free environment. Zach although very professional, he is a relaxed teacher, and very relatable to young people, teens and young adults which I think makes lessons fun! I am very picky about who teaches my kids, and Zach I would say checks off all the right boxes!!
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Bill T.

39 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
  • Teaching since 2003
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Bill T.

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The piano is often referred to as the instrument every musician should start off learning. The way it is laid out makes it very easy to see how music works and fits together. In lessons, we'll be sure to cover all the basics of technique, rhythm, harmony and melody and even theory to ensure a solid foundation to build upon. I tend to teach these concepts through the use of various etude/method books as well as listening exercises to ensure a well rounded approach to learning in order to become a more well rounded musician.

About Bill

Bill T. is a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience and as a performer. Bill currently leads his own group and is a member of several others ranging from big band to Ethiopian funk music. Bill enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities and specializes in teaching pr

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Franck
Bill is the real deal! The reviews were dead on. Bill is a superstar instructor. He is energetic, engaging, and an amazing teacher who knows the instrument. You will make great progress. I highly recommend him!
Charles H.
Bill has a competent, easy manner that makes learning an enjoyable experience.
Micah
I started with Bill almost two years ago and I was at about zero on the piano. He's helped me reach the point where I can play some standards and even improvise a little over them, and I look forward to improving even more. We began in person but the transition to remote lessons has been seamless.

Bill is patient, attentive, and a whole lot of fun to work with. He has a positive attitude and a great sense of humor, and he backs it up with strong motivational skills to keep you practicing and putting in the work to reach your goals.

Oh, and of course, he's got some incredible chops! He's a talented multi-instrumentalist and a beast on the saxophone. His love of music and knowledge of jazz is sure to rub off on you.

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Patty S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks thai, english
  • Teaching since 2004
  • master of business from madonna university
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Patty S.

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Patty started working as a piano teacher when she was studying music bachelor at the university in Thailand (2002-2006). She has over 17 years of experience teaching piano. She was a piano judge for National Federation of Music Clubs (MFMC) ,who rates piano student performances in Michigan. She was also a managing director (Owner) of Music Academy in Westland, Michigan. She has experienced teaching children with special needs, and trained in person-centered planning with children, adults and families.

Patty’s goal, as a piano teacher, is to share her love for music and playing the piano with each student. All lessons are uniquely tailored to fit each student's strengths and weaknesses. Patty is well liked by both students and parents for her infectious enthusiasm when conducting her piano lessons, and dedication in imparting her music skills to her students. Patty makes sure each student feels confident in their abilities and leaves class with a confident smile on their face!

About Patty

Patty started working as a piano teacher when she was studying music bachelor at the university in Thailand (2002-2006). She has over 17 years of experience teaching piano. She was a piano judge for National Federation of Music Clubs (MFMC) ,who rates piano student performances in Michigan. She wa

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Delaney
Patty is so patient and encouraging. Thanks for your flexibility and making our daughter's experience so wonderful.
Nicole
Patty has been wonderful with teaching my daughter piano. My daughter is advancing much faster than I thought she would. Patty is great!
Elin
Cannot wait to go back. Patty is amazing- so patient and efficient and my daughter has not stopped talking about how much more she wants to learn.
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JunZhao(Ryan) D.

58 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese
  • Bachelor's in Music Education from Xinghai Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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JunZhao(Ryan) D.

58 Reviews
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Hello! My name is JunZhao, and I have over 10 years of teaching experience! I teach all ages, of all levels. I specialize in classical piano, but I can be flexible to fit what every student wants to learn. I am fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. If you are interested in picking up piano as a hobby, being a serious player, or just brushing up on your music theory/playing skills, send me a message!

About JunZhao(Ryan)

My name is JunZhao Deng, originally from Guangzhou, China. I am a classically trained pianist, with my bachelor's degree in music education from Xinghai Conservatory of Music and my master's degree in piano performance from Kent State University. Over the past 10 years, I have taught private les

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Anby L
I have always wanted to learn to play the piano. At the age of 63 I decided it was a perfect time! I picked Ryan and it was the best choice I ever made! He is such a great , patient teacher. He explains every thing so thoroughly that I had no problems understanding him! It never would have happened with out such a fabulous teacher!
Jason Y
My daughter is loving her lessons with Ryan!
Joshua L
Great teacher! Super supportive!
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Steven E.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Guitar performance from MI
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Steven E.

37 Reviews
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My lesson plans are designed to be musical and fun. I want my students to understand the language of the music by studying their favorite bands, reading music, and understanding the theory behind it. I have a strategy for everyone starting from beginner, intermediate, to advanced. I remember playing s piano for the first time and what a struggle it was to play my favorite songs. There is a method for achieving these goals and it is different for everyone. The one thing that will allow you to succeed is having a desire to learn and a passion for music. If you have those two things then I can direct you to the right path to achieve your musical goals!

About Steven

Steve is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and record producer. He currently is a music director at his local church and holds a degree from one of the best contemporary music schools. At GIT he had an opportunity to study and play with some of the best musicians in the world. Ste

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Tatiana H.
Steve is a great teacher. I had some small working knowledge after trying to teach myself for a year without any luck and with Steve's help I've learned a lot and can play a couple of songs! He really listens to you and what your interests are and focuses on those rather than the traditional method of going through the basics and earning things we have no interest in like we all did in band class in school. Of course if that's what you need he will, but in all its focused on you and what you need to progress yourself as a musician. He is also very easy to work with in terms of making and changing schedules. If you have a hectic and ever changing life like myself it's no problem for Steve to work around. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in taking their guitar playing to the next level.
Jim H.
Steven is an excellent teacher. I wanted to learn how to play a song quickly but Steven showed me the chords and correct techniques. By learning this way, I can play a variety of songs and not just memorize one. I am thoroughly enjoying my lessons with Steven. He is professional and personable and has made learning fun. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to learn how to play the guitar. The most impressive part about Steven is he won't let you fall into bad habits pay attention focus.
David Hickman
Steve is an absolutely phenomenal teacher! He has been working with our 4th grade son for a couple of months and the progress has been substantial. Steve takes a genuine interest in the genres of music our son enjoys and uses that to enhance his interest in learning. I would absolutely recommend Steve for any age/level of guitar player.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Manhattan Beach, CA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Manhattan Beach is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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$57 average
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$71 average

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"Aaron is an amazing teacher. He helps with any problem you might have and listens very carefuly. He is patient and makes sure we understand everything. Aaron teaches everything about piano, including music theory, how to have an awesome performance, and, of course, how to play the piano."
Aashika
Took Piano lessons from Aaron S.
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"First lessons with Aaron was great! He went right into his session with lots of energy focusing on the student needs. Aaron delivered and we are happy to work with him. Look forward to upcoming classes!"
Kayla
Took Piano lessons from Aaron C.
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"Recommendation for Lisa

Lisa is an excellent teacher and musician. She's perfect for an old guy like me in his 60's that has had no lessons in decades! She is supportive and encouraging, yet critical and instructive when needed. She loves her work and it shows through her sweet spirit. I'm lucky to have found her."
Larry
Took Piano lessons from Lisa C.
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"Very patient with me and my 3 year old!"
Gauge
Took Piano lessons from JunZhao(Ryan) D.
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"We love Ms. Sandra she has shown great knowledge and has been very deligent with our daughter. I can already hear and see the growth in the way she plays."
Hanna
Took Piano lessons from Sandra H.
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I had a teacher before, very nice lady but her way of teaching was not like the way Jerry teach, the way he explains the theory and the practice it is very easy and fun. really I am enjoying my classes"
David
Took Piano lessons from Jerry S.
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"George is a gifted teacher. He's patient, friendly, very knowledgable, and encouraging. You can see his love and passion for sharing his knowledge in piano. He's great with my daughters and I'd highly recommend him for any age or level."
Jayden
Took Piano lessons from George F.
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"Shannon has a very nice way with children and my children like her a lot. She tailors the lesson to their strengths. They are just starting out, and I feel like they are getting a great foundation."
Alexander
Took Piano lessons from Shannon K.
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"Very kind and patient with my daughter as she provided the instruction."
Kali
Took Piano lessons from Melody C.
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