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Maria H.

34 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 1985
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Maria H.

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I've been teaching cello for 30 years and my students have gone on to play with different ensembles like symphony orchestras. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play simple songs by reading and by ear and as time goes on you'll be able to play more complex repertoire. I specialize in classical, style but I can teach you different kinds of styles, typically use Kummer method and Suzuki repertoire but I use a variety of method and books. I have the following tools available for your lessons: cello, computer program, sound system, Tuner and Metronome . I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Maria

With more than 30 years of teaching experience for the cello, I have taught students of all ages, throughout California and overseas. I earned a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Cello Performance and am currently the Principal cellist for the Camellia Symphony, California. In addition, I

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Eileen Plumb
Maria is wonderful. I am an adult first-time learner, and I couldn't imagine a better teacher. Maria is patient and funny but also extremely organized and attentive to accuracy. The beauty of her own cello playing stuns me every time. I found her by accident, and feel extremely lucky. Highly recommended.
Michelle S.
Kandace M.
Maria is so helpful, got down to business and now I have plenty to practice before my next lesson. I am grateful she feels comfortable having me in her home studio for instruction. I would find ZOOM meetings quite difficult since I am truly a beginner.
Thank you, Maria!
Kandace M
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Colin M.

10 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Colin M.

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I'm a believer that almost anyone can learn to play music well, and guitar is no exception. It's something which seems difficult at first, but has a series of specific steps (like any instrument) which take the mystery out of it, and get you playing in no time! I love seeing students improve on this instrument and seeing how much fun they have once they begin to play songs they love.

About Colin

I'm a life-long musician with a passion for the art and a love of teaching it. In 2012, I graduated from Sacramento State with a Bachelors in Music. Through my schooling and personal study, I have become a well-rounded musician able to teach many instruments effectively. Making music with others

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Jason
Our first lesson was great! Colin was very patient with my son and helped him come out of his shell. It was a very informational lesson and we look forward to our next one!
Scott B.
Colin is a good dude. Great person to learn from. Very patient and helpful
Kelly
Colin has been a fantastic teacher for my 12-year old son, who is learning his first instrument. Colin is kind, friendly, personable, and easy-going. He keeps the lessons fresh and fun. My son has made a very nice connection with Colin and really enjoys his lessons.
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Ronald S.

8 Reviews
Citrus Heights, CA
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Music scholarship from California State University Sacramento
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Ronald S.

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I teach all ages and mentor anyone who wants to learn.

About Ronald

With a Bachelor's Degree in music from California State University Sacramento I studied with the best, including graduates from Juilliard and Eastman. I focus on what my students want to play and provide a harmonic grounding to enable the student to improvise or just "jam" with anybody. I also provi

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Cameron
Knowledgeable, easy going. Looking forward to my son learning.
Grover
Kind and patient instructor. Ronald gave us a great quick introduction to piano playing. It will be a good foundation to build on in the future when we can make more time for additional lessons. Thank you!
Elizah
So patient and always on time. My daughter learned so much for 3 lessons.
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Heather R.

2 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
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  • Speaks
  • M.F.A.-Musical Performance (Collaborative Piano) from Notre Dame de Namur University
  • Teaching since 2005
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Heather R.

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Students will learn techniques for healthy vocal production, choral singing, and other skills to improve themselves as choral singers.

About Heather

As a piano and voice instructor, I have taught individual lessons for the past 13 years to students from 5 to 85, beginners to advanced students. I hold Master of Fine Arts degrees in both Collaborative Piano Performance and Vocal Performance from Notre Dame de Namur University. In addition to my pr

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Nicholas F.
Very helpful coach. Great accompanist.
MIchael
I really enjoyed my first lesson. Heather was flexible and understanding. She even played something for me. Looking forward to the next lesson!
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William C.

10 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Awarded Special Commendation For Outstanding Musicianiship from Santa Cruz Jazz Festival
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William C.

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I want students to excel the fastest they can on guitar. Though I know it is important to let students learn at their own pace, I will never cease to challenge them through difficult pieces or exercises. I will develop plans and keep track of progress so that students and I can stay organized and ensure the learning is fluent. I will direct lessons based on what the student wants to learn most and what genres of music they are interested in. I also change the structure of lessons based on how the student learns. The basics I want students to learn from my lessons are basic chords, fretboard knowledge and music theory, finger-picking styles, pick and strumming techniques, left-hand techniques, and most importantly I want to teach students how to listen. I will train students ears through ear training exercises and songs. I firmly believe the better the student’s ears can get, the better the musician they can be. Besides just teaching songs, I want students to understand the theory, ...

About William

Music has been a big part of my life since I was a child singing in musical theater. My passion for music led me to pursue a music degree at California State University, Sacramento. Throughout my time there I have learned a plethora about pedagogy, theory, musicianship, music history, composing, and

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Oanh C.
We are so happy that we finally found a trained musician to teach my 13 yo son. Now my husband and I are taking lessons from William also. I feel that I finally have found the key to open up my music talent! Lol. William is very dedicated teacher and musician. He is skillful and he knows exactly what his students can do to make progress. Our time with him is very productive. If you want your kids to enjoy learning guitar in an encouraging environment, William is a great instructor. His time is valuable and he makes it worth your time.
John
William is a great teacher so far. He is also a pleasant person and very flexible with schedule and teaching style to meet students' needs.
Christopher C.
My son and husband are taking lessons from William. I am so pleased that we have found a true musician., they seem to learn a lot in a few short lessons. My son starts to teach me guitar. His method makes the lesson easy for me to learn. His enthusiasm makes learning fun and 20 minutes lesson tolerable. I start to like my son more! William has changed my boy after only 2 lessons!
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Esther B.

49 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Korean, English, Korean
  • Teaches students 5 to 69
  • Awarded Annabelle Jones Rose Memorial Scholarship from Sacramento City College
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Esther B.

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I have been teaching the guitar 10 years. I'm building a strong foundation of techniques.I specialize in Blues, classical &typically use MelBay books and also have the following to use the Sheet music.
In addition,I emphasize how to read a good sight reading.

About Esther

I'm Esther, a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself piano and singing in a choir at the age of 9. I moved to the U.S. in 1992 and studied music for 10 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music at California State University of Sacramento. I studied and trained with Claudia Kitka &

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Lawrence
Mrs. Esther has taught me piano over the past 9 years. Over those years, I was able to learn a lot about the innerworkings of the piano, both theory and playing. Mrs. Esther carefully taught me piano with both elegance and patience and created wonderful experiences through the community concerts that she holds. Her kindness reached me in times where I was overburdened with both the study of piano and my schoolwork. The 9 years of piano that I spent with her have been very rewarding and an experience that I will continue to cherish as I continue pianoing.
Hoai-Anh
Thank you for your lesson. I’ve learned a lot today. You’re so understanding and easy to learn from. I’m very excited and waiting to see you for next lessons.

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Sebastien X.
Really nice teacher

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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Adam K.
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"The bodhran is amazing in its versatility and approaches to playing it. I went to Mariano because he teaches in the certaiin style I wanted to learn. He has good knowledge of music and the instrument. I would recommend him."
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Took Piano lessons from Omar G.
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"It was a really good lesson. I keep learning so many cool things to learn on the guitar. I'm really impressed with all the little tricks I can learn!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"I would absolutely give her 5 stars!!! And if it were out of 10, I would give her 10!!! She is so awesome with my daughter (6). She is patient and knows how to teach young children. We really enjoy having Minoo as our daughters teacher and my child has learned how to play the piano !!! I highly recommend this piano instructor !!!!"
Jessica
Took Piano lessons from Minoo M.
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"Shon has a way to make the guitar very easy to understand, and his enthusiasm for music and teaching others how to play makes it even more fun to practice because I can't wait to learn the next new step."
Jeff
Took Guitar lessons from Shon M.
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"Eric is an excellent teacher. He is professional, knowledgeable and personable. He has a great gift for spotting the areas that need the most work and then encouraging you how to get there in a positive way. It's hard for me to believe what he's helped me accomplish, can't thank him enough."
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Took Singing lessons from Eric J.
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"My son (7yr) has been taking piano lessons from Ms. Natasha for 1 1/2 years. Natasha is a great teacher. She is very patient and encouraging with kids. Each week we come away with a feeling of great accomplishment but also another new challenge to tackle."
Tom
Took Classical Piano lessons from Natasha B.
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"Wanted to just learn to play my favorite song on the piano, but Bill ended up teaching me to play piano."
Lynette
Took Piano lessons from Bill L.
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"My son only likes rap music, but Shannon made the whole session fun and he enjoyed every minute of it, even though it wasn't rap!"
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Took Singing lessons from Shannon K.
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