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David W.

19 Reviews
Berkeley, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors of Science from Charter Oak State College
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David W.

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I may be the teacher that makes this subject finally accessible to you! Over 8 years teaching at the College level, and before that I have been teaching privately. Music Theory is one of my strongest subjects!

About David

Hi there, and thanks for viewing my TakeLessons profile! I am excited to be a part of the team in Berkeley, CA. I started teaching lessons while in music school for Classical Guitar in 1996. From 1998 onwards, I played with a variety of musicians from Africa and Latin America, as well the as gr

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Selina
David did a wonderful job, teaching me bass via Zoom with a lot of focus on what I wanted to do. Even though my interests ranged from technical to classical to theoretical to funk, he always had something he could show me and proved to have great knowledge of the instrument as well as of music theory and history. I would recommend him to anyone.
Alec
David is a talented and extremely knowledgable musician. He has a deep love and respect for the music and imparts this love on his students. Always going above and beyond, he gives all of himself in his students, making sure they not only have proper technique, but a strong foundation of knowledge about the tradition of flamenco. He is able to breakdown and explain the complexities of this arcane art form in a way that is accessible to all levels of musicians. I couldn't recommend him more highly!
Aki M.
David is patient and enthusiastic about teaching how to play the guitar. He is also encouraging!

Laurence B.

9 Reviews
San Mateo, CA
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English and French
  • BA Musicology from Sorbonne Paris France
  • Teaching since 1988
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Laurence B.

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I teach music theory to many of m'y piano students, with spécial on ABRMS grade music theory which is a requirement for grades 6 and above for all instrumental exams.

About Laurence

I am a highly experienced and qualified piano teacher, teaching all ages and levels from beginner to advanced. I have proven success in taking students up to the top level of the ABRSM exams, and I am a member of the California Music Teachers Association. QUALIFICATIONS Master of Music (p

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Laurie
Very detailed and precise, focuses on why each technique is used and also touches on the history of terms and periods. Also she is very nice and funny.
Sam M.
Laurence is the best! Lessons with her are one of the best parts of my week. She is a master of piano pedagogy, ready with a solution to any trouble I'm having with the exercises, sight reading or music I'm working on. She loves to joke around and have fun but is very serious and passionate about music at the same time. It's a perfect balance! Can't recommend more.
Kurt
Laurence is an excellent teacher. She was understanding when the schedule needed to be changed due to my scheduling needs. She provided the appropriate amount of encouragement and patience, especially when my practicing was limited. I learned a great deal from Laurence and highly recommed her.
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Steven B.

23 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steven B.

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I have been teaching music theory part time since 1972 and full time since 1998. One of the most important aspects of learning music theory is going beyond "what to play" and teaching you "why you're playing it". Once you have a grasp of basic theory concepts, you'll be able to learn new songs twice as fast, and with a great deal more accuracy!

About Steven

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, guitar or electric bass? Or maybe you've just felt like brushing up your musical knowledge and playing skills? Now’s your chance to fulfill those dreams! About Me: San Francisco Bay area pianist/guitarist/bassist; I've been playing music fo

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Debora H.
Wonderful first lesson with Steven. Steven shows a real interest in teaching. My success is his sucess. I learned a lot at the first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable, informative and has an easy going and fun teaching style. Looking forward to future lessons!
Sue M.
Great. He’s very talented I’m excited to begin working with him.
Lavernne
I've been taking lessons from Steven for I think two years now and he's helped me so much not only in reading music but also in ear training and in my song writing. He's incredibly patient and fun to work with. He also has a really nice cat.

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Jessica R.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jessica R.

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Hello! If you would like to learn how to read music, understand chords, understand scales, and understand how to compose music, I can help! I love music theory, and often incorporate it into my lessons on other subjects. Reach out to me with what you want to learn, I can help! I took music theory 1-3 in college, and in high school took music theory 1, 2, and AP. I can teach you how to play by ear, how to transcribe music, how to identify intervals by ear, how to write out music properly, and more.

About Jessica

Hi! My name is Jessica If you're looking for an enthusiastic teacher who loves her students (and may be a little bit nerdy), look no further! I teach voice, piano, ukulele, and steel drums. Pasta, my dogs, and the color green are all the greatest things in life. Music is a personal journe

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Taylor K.
Jessica was so engaging and supportive from a far! After one lesson my very beginner 7 year old daughter left singing Mary Had A Little Lamb and wanting to practice and show off what she has learned!
Tracey F.
Amazing!! You don’t need to continue the search if you’re looking for a great teacher 😀 🌟
Michael R.
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Su Yin C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Malay, Cantonese, Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from DePaul University
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Su Yin C.

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Want to learn music theory in a fun and interactive environment? With over 10 years of teaching experience, I have taught students of ages 3-70 in various teaching styles, tailoring my approach to the needs, learning styles, and goals of each student. I believe that everyone is musical and has the potential given the right approach! Other components of my lessons include sight-reading, beginning piano skills and even musical composition, as all these skills build a well-rounded musician.

About Su Yin

I am a passionate performer and teacher of the violin, viola and piano. Over the years, I have performed regionally and internationally the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C, Boston Symphony Hall, Chicago Symphony Center, Tokyo Opera City, and Seoul Arts Center, performing a variety of music from cl

Salvador B.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Salvador B.

22 Reviews
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I teach students how to read and write music from ages 8 and up.

About Salvador

I am a professional musician and educator. I have always enjoyed and been eager to share the musical knowledge that I learned from the very first music lesson I ever had; this feeling in me has never changed. I simply love to help people who want to learn new instruments. I am patient and encourag

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Jordan
Teacher wasn't at location yet I've still paid!
Patti
I had my very first lesson today with Sal, and I’m excited about some very cute things he taught me in just a short period of time. He is very talented, approachable, enjoyable to work with, and knows what he’s doing. I look forward to learning and growing with him.
Felix
This brief lesson was helpful, especially since its my first time learning. I learned a few chords and now have some homework to do. Very personable and straightforward! I just moved back to Dallas and needing some instructions to finally get started.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Mill Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Mill Valley is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$38 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$65 average

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"As Jim states on his bio, he teaches from age 8 and up. I'm one of his "up" students who's been playing guitar for a few years, but never took time to learn theory because I thought it was too confusing or difficult to learn. After being stuck in a rut for the past 30 years, I finally realized that I could be a guitar player, instead of just playing guitar, by understanding WHY I'm playing what I playing. I planned to take a few lessons to see how it would go. That was 4 months ago. Now when I pick up my guitar, I have a plan and am excited to learn more each week. Jim's approach to teaching theory makes it clear for anyone of any age or expertise. If you're young and want to learn the right way, Jim will teach you the right way. For us older folks, I found out you CAN teach an old dog new tricks... I highly recommend Jimmy!"
Anthony
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Ugh Music Theory is very difficult, but she made it so muchhhh more easier. She is very patient and kind. I love that she made sure i had a understanding of the concepts and notes. I would definately recommend her. I wish i discovered her sooner ! I had a great experience working with Ms.Cindy"
Amanda
Took Music Theory lessons from Cindy H.
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"Excellent first lesson -Ronald is very knowledgeable and very easy to work with. Looking forward to progressing in theory with him!! Would highly recommend!!"
Linda
Took Music Theory lessons from Ronald A.
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"Billy is the absolute best! Transcribing rhythms and ear training analysis have always been my weaknesses when it comes to music theory knowledge and finding the right exercises and techniques to improve has always been quite a difficult process to achieve. However, within just a few tutoring lessons from Billy, I started to build a better understanding of music theory as a whole. In every tutoring lesson, Billy was patient, knowledgeable and friendly which quickly benefited my musicality and strengthened my overall friendship and love with music. Thank you Billy!"
Ros
Took Music Theory lessons from Billy D.
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"Paul not only has a passion for music, but he has a passion for teacjing music and sharing his gift with others."
George
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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"Richie is a thoughtful and flexible instructor"
Bob
Took Music Theory lessons from Richard D.
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"My middle-school aged son did a two hour session with Dr. Darrell one day where I would venture to say they covered a month's worth of music theory material. After a while I got tired listening to it, but my son didn't. Darrell is patient yet firm, tough but caring. The pairing of Darrell's deep knowledge with a student who wants to learn is a powerful combination. He is committed to the success of his students."
Andy Gallo
Took Music Theory lessons from Darrell V.
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"This tutoring session was probably the best I have ever had. I am taking a Music 101 course in which I am finding myself having trouble with. I took up tutoring with Stephen and he really broke down the steps. Sometimes, I do not understand things the first time when they are explained to me; and reading music happens to be one of them. However, I am very lucky to have Stephen as my tutor who is very patient in explaining the lesson to me. If you want a tutor who is patient and willing to invest time in helping you understand music, I highly recommend that you take Stephen."
Movses
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well"
Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Super Great Professor"
Rodrigo
Took Music Theory lessons from Naomi R.
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