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MaryAnn D.

11 Reviews
Manhattan Beach, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music from The Ohio State University
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MaryAnn D.

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About MaryAnn

Music is my passion, and I love to share it with others! I have been a musician almost my entire life. I began taking piano lessons in grade school and voice lessons in middle school. I continued to study throughout high school and eventually college. I graduated in music from The Ohio State Un

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Yumi
Mary Ann is so sweet and she guided me and my mother to most comfortable way to be able to start lesson as we were totally beginner. Plus my mother doesn't speak any English but she selected international song and we could sing for whole class without any problem. Thank you so much, Mary Ann!!!!
Joseph
Very good technically. Very good teaching skills. A pleasure to work with.
James
MaryAnn did a great job keeping my five year old daughter entertained and enjoying her first lesson!
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Kat M.

17 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Bachelor of Performing Arts (Major: Jazz Vocals) from University of Auckland
  • Awarded Independent Music Awards VOX POP Winner from Independent Music Awards
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Kat M.

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Do you need help writing your first song? Or do you need feedback on lyrics or how you can take your songs to the next level? I have written over 1000 songs and released more than 80 of them. My songs have been placed on commercials and took me to the finals of the Guitar Center Singer Songwriter Competition in 2015. I love writing catchy melodies and would love to help you develop your craft!

About Kat

Playing Music brings me such joy! I want you share that Joy with you by bringing that to our classes and helping you grow in a fun and encouraging way! I'm a singer songwriter and have worked as a full time musician for the last 13 years. I graduated from Auckland University with Bachelor's of P

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Michaela
Kat is a thoughtful and gifted teacher, and is great with kids! She is teaching my 7 year old to sing, and play the ukulele. She has been such an inspiration to my daughter who had previously been frustrated and discouraged by taking lessons from two prior teachers, so much so my daughter wants to take up guitar and possibly songwriting in the future. My daughter always looks forward to lessons with Kat. I am also happy she practices and does her homework because she wants and chooses to do so, and not because I am bugging her about it! It's so refreshing and such a relief! Kat has a special way of connecting and encouraging my daughter to develop her passion to sing and play music. Thank you Kat! Keep up the great work!
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Ray R.

12 Reviews
Valley Village, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree in Performance of Contemporary Music from Musicians Institute
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Ray R.

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I'm an experienced drum teacher and my main focus is to find out what your goals are and help you achieve them! Lesson with me are tailored to your specific needs in a fun and always musical way. You'll learn rudiments, technique, and reading while playing along to your favorite songs.

About Ray

Hello! My name is Ray R. and I'm a professional drummer and drum instructor. Please watch my "Ray Rojo - Teacher Introduction" video in the video section of my profile for a better introduction and pictures of my studio. I have been teaching private lessons for over six years and I'm currently a

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Cintia A.
Ray is a wonderful drum teacher to my 13 year old son. He is not only, a passionate and talented musician, but also a great instructor, who is capable of conveying his knowledge into age appropriate lessons that are easy, relateball, fun, and customized to fit the individual skill level, interests and goals of each student.
Joel S.
Ray is great. Very knowledgeable and personable. He tuned into what I needed to know right away and had two beautiful drum kits set up and ready to play.
Adler G.
First drum lesson was awesome with Ray!

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Monica S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded National Chorale Award from Ridgewood High School
  • Musical Theatre from North Central College
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Monica S.

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I can help you prepare for a theatre, singing, piano or acting audition. I have been a professional performer in the Chicagoland area for the past 16 years and have a Bachelors Degree in Musical Theatre. While I am not a skilled accompanist, I can help you with song and monologue selection, interviews and additional tips and tricks.

About Monica

I have been a professional Singer, Actor and occasional Dancer for the past 16 years with a Bachelors Degree in Musical Theatre. I love teaching just as much as I love performing. I have at least a little experience in everything performance related. You name it - chances are I've done it! The

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Sharon
Monica has been working with my 10 year old daughter over the past year to help prepare her for musical vocal performances. My daughter is quite picky and introverted and simply LOVES her voice lessons with Monica! In addition to vocal technique and hygiene, they discuss and practice telling a story and dissect the emotions behind the song. Monica is so warm, positive, engaged, and can make anyone feel comfortable, seen, understood, and more confident in their performing ability. The hour lesson flies by for my daughter and Monica makes her feel special to boot!
Glenn F.
I took my first lesson with Monica and everything was great. I have a lot to learn, and I think she is giving me the proper foundation so that I can eventually become a decent singer.
Katelyn
My daughter loved it! She is looking forward to continuing to work with Monica.
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Ian B.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BFA Jazz Studies from New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Ian B.

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I teach saxophone lessons to students of all abilities, ages, and interests. A working professional musician and current graduate student at New England Conservatory, I offer online saxophone lessons that include instrumental technique, expression, and different styles of music. Ear training, sight reading, and rhythm are included as the student develops. Most importantly, studying any musical instrument is a fun and gratifying experience.

About Ian

Hi, my name is Ian and I offer online saxophone lessons to players of all ages, levels, and backgrounds! I have performed with Grammy Nominated blues singer Sugaray Rayford, jazz trumpeter Jon Faddis, blues legend Buddy Guy, Brazilian vocalist/composer Luciana Souza, amongst others. Currently

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Yuka O.
Me and my 12-year-old son started saxophone two years ago together. Ian had a great guide to us who had never played the instrument. My growth is slow due to age issues, (of course satisfied) but my son's growth was great. My son now has a great deal of confidence as a jazz player, and he was able to work on other things positively too. We met Ian then became more into music and jazz. He is patient and will tell you until we can do. Ian is mainly jazz, but he is also very familiar with brass band and classical saxophone too. He is a working musician who do live performance, gig, and compose in various places. He loves music from the heart, his solo is so beatuiful. Ian's lessons has changed our life. We really grateful for giving us his time.
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Allison M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Allison M.

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I have been playing and teaching saxophone for over 15 years. I have a bachelors degree in music from Trinity College. Additionally I have a masters in music therapy from SUNY New Paltz. I work as a licensed creative arts therapist. I have advanced knowledge in music theory, improvisation composition, songwriting and performance. My expertise as a music therapist allows me a comprehensive understanding of human development and musical engagement. In my lessons I like to focus on student's interests and taste in music to heighten the experience of learning and apply technical aspects to musical interests.

The most enjoyable part of my work is seeing individuals engage creatively with music. I also enjoy witnessing beginner musicians progress and develop their skills under my supervision.

About Allison

I have been playing and teaching guitar and saxophone for over 15 years. I have a bachelors degree in music from Trinity College. Additionally I have a masters in music therapy from SUNY New Paltz. I work as a licensed creative arts therapist. I have advanced knowledge in music theory, composition,

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"Made my first lesson very relaxed and comfortable, I learned alot in the first lesson already and look forward to the next one! From:Ella"
Ella
Took Singing lessons from Arlys A.
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"Ms. Tanisha is the best instructor I have ever had!

Ms. Tanisha is the best instructor I have ever had! She not only teaches you how to read music and play the piano; she is very knowledgeable and teaches you the history so you know how things came about and can appreciate the skills of playing the piano. Ms. Tanisha is very thorough and patient in teaching. She is also challenging and encourages us students to do our best and beyond. I feel I have grown very quickly with Ms. Tanisha in playing the piano. And I look forward to continuing and advancing with her help!"
Karen
Took Piano lessons from Tanisha H.
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"This was our first lesson of this kind online. My daughter has taken lessons before and became bored and never wanted to practice. I see a whole new excitement in her! The lessons taught by Mallory were built perfectly for my daughters age level. I can tell that she has taken the time to make sure it's a good fit for the age of the person she is teaching. Everything from the words she used, the songs she taught her and the movements really kept her interested. I can't wait to see what is in store moving forward. I was worried she wouldn't get that one on one attention type of feel online, but it was just as if she was right there with her. She was also able to type the homework right on the screen for us. This was just so convenient. I love not having to leave the house on a school night."
Carley
Took Violin lessons from Mallory L.
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"Una Maestra!

Cecilia es simplemente una Maestra! Es innato y muy natural en ella. Soy contrabajista y no he necesitado cambiar mi técnica, ella me ha escuchado y me ayudó a repotenciar mi performancia con conceptos muy simples. Sus ideas son tan claras que hizo sonar mi contrabajo como si fuera un profesional. Necesitamos maestros como ella.
Cecilia is simply a Master! She has a natural talent. I am a DoubleBass player and I didn't need to change my technique, she just listened my playing and helped me to 'repower' my performance. Her ideas are so clear that she made my bass sounds like a professional player. We need masters like her."
Sergio
Took Music Performance lessons from Cecilia P.
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"Great first lesson. Curtis is very nice, patient and encouraging."
Bert
Took Guitar lessons from Curtis L.
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"I'm learning so much, and Maria is so delightful and clear in her directions!"
Layla
Took Cello lessons from Maria D.
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"Kimberly is very professional and always on time. Our kids enjoy learning piano with her. We could not ask for more!"
Arthur and Elizabeth
Took Piano lessons from Kimberly Z.
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"My son has been taking lessons for 9 months with Jordan. He is a great teacher. He has an exceptional gift for music and sharing it with others. He has the students select the songs they want to learn which excites and encourages them. Highly recommend!"
Kim Phelan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Just had my first lesson with Glynis, and my first singing lesson ever, and couldn't be happier! As many can relate, I was a bit nervous about singing in front of someone, but immediately felt comfortable with Glynis. Her communication is great, and she seems genuinely interested in understanding what you hope to get out of the class, and helping you to get there. In my first lesson with her, I learned that my range is better than I thought it was, and she was as excited about that as I was! Couldn't ask for more from a teacher. For those who are on the verge of booking with her, just go for it, you'll be glad you did!"
Sam
Took Singing lessons from Glynis D.
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"I've been singing in choirs for over 6 years and was looking for a way to get into singing in college, and I found Serena by a lucky chance and have seen her weekly since January - not only have my vocal skills and techniques improved considerably since then, but I've become a lot more confident in singing other genres.

Serena is a fantastic teacher and is very flexible with availability - she always tries to make the lessons work on your time, and as a full-time student juggling two jobs, that was exactly what I needed. Every lesson is great - it's a healthy mixture of singing, genuine conversation, and discussion of techniques and ways to become better at something I genuinely enjoy.

I would definitely recommend her to beginners and returning singers alike - she is extremely passionate about what she does, and it really pays off when you can confidently sing a brand new piece after having worked on it for just a few lessons!"
Jordan
Took Singing lessons from Serena P.
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