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Rick R.

17 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded 3 Grammy Award Nominations from Grammy Award Foundation
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rick R.

17 Reviews
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My teaching starts with a good foundation for sound and technique and expands to teach music that is fin and inspiring to each individual student. If the student would like to learn to play jazz, I have a method which will shaves off years of hard work and frustration. All my teaching is geared towards giving the student good basics along with a practical application to today's music scene.

About Rick

I’ve always loved teaching from a young age; finding new ways to break down complex ideas and techniques and making it fun and easy is something that gives me a lot of satisfaction. If you want to play your favorite songs on saxophone, I can save you years of frustration and slow progress. At t

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Bobby
Rick was professional, intuitive, and taught what I needed to learn, and NOT some preplanned generic lesson. I highly recommend him and I rarely recommend anything.
Ken C.
Rick really helps me understanding the concept of the saxophone.
Ken
Rick is my best music teacher I had so far!!!
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Jon S.

19 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $38
  • BME in Music Education from The College of Wooster
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jon S.

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I work with the student to develop a curriculum based on their musical interests and my own teaching pedagogy. I strongly feel that for musicians to own their education, they must have a say in what they play. Assigning method books and mindless etudes to practice doesn't have nearly the same effect asking them "Ok, what kind of music do YOU like? What do you want to PLAY? What do you want to LEARN?".

I believe that students learn best when they are invested in a subject, and the best way to get them invested is to individually get to know each one, speak to them on their level, and get them playing music they're interested in.

About Jon

I'm a professional performer, educator, and recording artist. I received my Masters in Music from New Mexico State University, and my BA and BME from the College of Wooster in Ohio. Students can expect to improve their technique and performing repertoire within a matter of weeks. We will collabo

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Abby
My experience with Jon is pleasant and effective. His knowledge and patience creates a fun atmosphere that is both challenging and inspiring. He clearly loves to teach and I am lucky to learn from him.
Nosa
Jon was wonderful! He gave me some great tips and even provided some material in helping me build
My guitar skills. He was great at listening and giving me a well thought out answers to my questions. I highly recommend it this teacher!
Dave
Jon is great! Initially I was concerned he was using a lot of the time assessing, but his suggestions were SO pertinent that I now appreciate that he spent a lot of time upfront to know me, my goals and my current level. I can tell his advice will be fruitful!

Fernando P.

6 Reviews
La Habra, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Outstanding Arts Educator from Orange County Department of Education
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Fernando P.

6 Reviews
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All levels, all ages, various styles including: Jazz, classic, contemporary/commercial music

About Fernando

Hello there! My name is Fernando, and I bring lots of profession playing and teaching experience to the table. I am an active musician in several local bands of various styles and genres, including jazz bands, Latin jazz bands, sax quartets, church groups, and musicals. I have played across sout

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Linda
We contacted him and he was making a suggestion to have my son go to his house and when I told him I didn’t like that suggestion as I specifically noted I needed at home tutoring he abruptly cancelled and said we weren’t a good fit.
Jonathan
Fist lesson went really good. I’m confident I’ll learn a lot from Fernando.
Evan, Brian, and Esperanza A.
Fernando, is a very good piano instructor, he has the patience that students need.

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Dr. Nick S.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Bachelor of Arts from Clemson University
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Dr. Nick S.

10 Reviews
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Beginning my studies on clarinet, I understand the challenges which the instrument presents. I continue to perform the clarinet in big band and in the pit orchestra for musicals. Beginner students will learn basic foundation skills (such as embouchure, air, posture, hand position, tonguing techniques, and reed maintenance) in a fun environment where the student's needs come first. Intermediate students can expect to learn more demanding techniques (such as double tonguing, circular breathing, whole tone and octatonic scales) and selections from the clarinet repertoire in an encouraging but challenging environment.

About Dr. Nick

Hello! If you would like to learn music, challenge your abilities, and express yourself by connecting with your inner artist, I can be your guide. If you want to get over the anxiety of playing music in front of others, I can help you transform that tension into confidence. Dr. Nick S. is a native

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Ramon L.
patient, understanding and targeted.
Ramon L.
straight to the point.
Ramon L.
nice person.
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Jerry M.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Music Ed from Valdosta State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jerry M.

12 Reviews
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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND

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Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
Julie
Will
Jerry is a wonderful instructor. I wasn’t sure how online lessons would go but they have been seamless and fun and my son is making progress with the bugle. I would highly recommend this format and this teacher. The convenience and quality of instruction are excellent. We are signing up for more lessons and may move on to another instrument once my son feels confident on the bugle.
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Kendra E.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in saxophone performance from University of Arizona
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kendra E.

10 Reviews
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As a performer I have played clarinet in various settings, musicals, jazz band, classical, and can therefore teach a variety of styles. In lessons we will cover basic music fundamentals but also work toward your personal goals. I believe it is important to find what makes music special to each student. Lessons should be fun and engaging! My students have auditioned successfully into regional bands and select bands at school every year. But we also play top 40 tunes or whatever interests them most.

About Kendra

I am a musician with an equal passion for performing and teaching. I have taught ages 8-80 at all levels from beginner to advanced. I believe in the importance of teaching a strong core of music fundamentals but I also want to find what makes music special for each individual student. I believe les

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Trent
I am a beginner with Alto Sax. I took my first class with Kendra and was blown away by her knowledge and professionalism. She is extremely patient and I could immediately tell that she wanted me to succeed during our interaction...I'm definitely looking forward to taking more classes with her in the future. I definitely recommend...first impressions are ever-lasting...
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Eric
I highly recommend Kendra as a woodwinds teacher! I'm back playing tenor sax after 40 years off, and wanted to get my technique back, and learn to express my musical ideas. Now I'm playing better than my high school days, and newly doing jazz solos.
Kendra is wonderfully, broadly trained, and very effective at working with me on everything from embouchure and fingerings to maximizing effectiveness of practice. She is ALWAYS upbeat, supportive, friendly, PATIENT, and helpful - and I've always looked forward to our lessons. She is very good at figuring out how to be helpful, and how to keep the joy in music even while working on technique, and at my request, music theory. I could not have enjoyed the experience more, or been more successful, than with Kendra.

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Marina del Rey, CA

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Marina del Rey is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $109 per hour.
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$39 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$67 average

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"Emily is a great teacher and player! She has tons of experience and tailors the lessons to fit your needs. She has lots of positive energy and is always inspiring and motivating."
Skyler Hagner
Took Clarinet lessons from Emily P.
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"Michael is very patient and awesome. My first lesson was awesome."
Susan
Took Clarinet lessons from Michael T.
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"Very kind and patient instructor!"
Cambria
Took Clarinet lessons from Chelsea C.
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"Great teacher. I cannot be happier with Mr. Damien's teaching."
Xun
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"Allie is a very patient and kind teacher. As an adult student, I appreciate her practical advice and her easygoing style. I learned a lot of useful things that I will use in the future."
Geri
Took Clarinet lessons from Ally Z.
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"Very nice lesson, my son seems enjoyed it a lot, looking forward to future lessons."
Eric
Took Clarinet lessons from Ally Z.
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"Great teacher. He taught me so much about the clarinet (even though he mainly plays sax.)"
Lydia
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Emily is a kind and brilliant lady. She is an incredible performer and pedagogue with many years of experience. Her extensive musical background made our lessons very fun and informative. She is so kind and positive that just being in her space made me a better musician and person. Can't thank her enough for my musical progress."
Karen
Took Clarinet lessons from Emily P.
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"Dr. Kimberly is a patient and kind teacher. She works at a good pace with my son and provides excellent tips to help him improve."
Karthik
Took Clarinet lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"she was very kind and helped me a lot!"
Darshan Khedekar
Took Clarinet lessons from Tina D.
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