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Yuexin C.

4 Reviews
Pacific Grove, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Chinese, Mandarin, Cantonese, German, Spanish
  • B.A. in Comparative Literature from Colorado College
  • Teaching since 2011
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Yuexin C.

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I was an outstanding music minor recently graduated from Colorado College and have a profound understanding of basic music theories.

About Yuexin

Hi! I am an undergraduate student at Colorado College, majoring in Comparative Literature and Music. I am from Shenzhen, China, and moved to the U.S. when I was 18. I play the banjo, do all forms of arts, and have a never-dying crave for traveling. I lived in Brazil and Finland for a little whi

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Sarah
I'm really enjoying my lessons with Yuexin. She's very patient and is able to answer all my questions. She's also happy to customize the lesson to suit my interests; for example, we took some time to go over voice lines in a video game that were in Chinese and then work on the pronunciation and pinyin for them.

The textbook and workbook she had me get have been helpful, and I've been supplementing by practicing on my own using Duolingo. I think the combination has been really effective for learning the language. Yuexin has been great for correcting my pronunciation and teaching me how native speakers would actually speak and write.
Lilian C.
Yuexin is an excellent Mandarin teacher for kids. My 8 year-old has started lessons and is progressing well. Yuexin researched and picked out a good textbook for kids. She is patient, clear, and easy to schedule with. We are happy!
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Jennifer C.

3 Reviews
Carmel, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded 2nd Place Winner from Atlanta Flute Club
  • Bachelor of Music, Flute Performance from University of North Texas
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Jennifer C.

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Experienced flute teacher of 10 years. I have taught ages 5-70! All ages and levels are welcome to inquire. I provide customized lessons designed just for you, because there is not just one way to play the flute. I will always be encouraging as you learn, because music lessons should be fun! I am passionate about teaching flute and passing on what I have learned from my mentors over the years. Send me a message to inquire about lessons! I look forward to hearing from you.

About Jennifer

Hi there! My name is Jennifer, and I teach private flute and piccolo lessons. My teaching method/philosophy is simple; it's all about you! I have been teaching since 2009 with students of all ages and playing levels. During our weekly lessons, I will give you the tools to improve your musical skill

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Hristina
Jennifer is a great flutist and instructor! She is very knowledgeable, helpful, and really knows how to articulate her ideas and communicate with the student. She is encouraging and creative in her approach towards her students. She helped me very much with my piccolo playing.
Giovanni
Jennifer Kennedy is an inspiring teacher and performer. One can be in awe with her beautiful playing and amazed of her patience in the way she teaches you to reach your goal. I DEFINITELY recommend Ms. Kennedy for private, online, Skype or at home teaching. you will not be disappointed.
Joanne
I have listened to Jennifer as she gave flute lessons to several young beginning students. I observed that she truly cares about her students and invests herself in their progress. She has a creative teaching style, always coming up with new ways to approach the challenges of each individual student. She spends time to discover the students’ goals and structures their lesson plans accordingly. Jennifer is also a good communicator with the parents of younger students, making sure they are informed and inviting them to observe lessons if they wish. I’m sure you’ll find her a delight to work with.

Joe M.

9 Reviews
Santa Cruz, CA
Starting at $30
  • Master of Music from California State University of Long Beach
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joe M.

9 Reviews
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Lesson regiments are tailored to synthesize student goals and musical passions, setting a foundation in the instrument of interest.

Technique and practice-exercises provide the core for study and development (but we won't let that get in the way of the fun!).

My teaching philosophy largely derives from experience with master-drummers of different fields of study; my methods are thus a synthesis of concepts designed to ensure anyones improvement. We all have rhythm!

About Joe

I am a professional percussionist and drum instructor based out of the Tannery Arts Center in Santa Cruz. I teach both studio and outcall lessons to all ages, covering drumset, steel pan, hand drumming, orchestral percussion, music theory, and piano. Additionally, I am a leader in the samba

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Calla
Joe seems to be a patient and thorough teacher. Happy to start lessons
Riley
My son enjoys his lessons with Joe very much. He’s an encouraging teacher.
Olin
My son loves his drum lessons. Being eight, he naturally has an excess amount of energy and a tendency to chat but Joe has a way of engaging him and keeps him learning. Very positive and supportive as well.

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Paul K.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • B.A. in Music from University of Minnesota
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Paul K.

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I am an pianist, improviser, composer, and music theory geek. I love jazz, classical, and rock music. Whatever style of music you want to learn, I will show you how to move toward your goals.

I love working with adults and kids alike! I can teach basic piano skills and classical technique, and for more advanced students I can teach jazz, improvisation, and composition. For every student, my goal is to make lessons fun by teaching you the music you want to play.

I have been playing the piano since preschool and have a B.A. in Music from the University of Minnesota.

Playing piano is one of my favorite things to do so I'd have quite a fun time teaching you. What I teach on piano will help you understand a diverse range of instruments and even genres, and, I think, teach lessons that carry over into life.

About Paul

I have played piano my whole life, and I also play guitar and trumpet. I love jazz, classical, contemporary, and rock music and many other diverse styles. I am an improviser, composer, and music theory enthusiast, very in touch with the creative side of music. I’m easygoing and patient. I put t

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Edwin B.
Excellent help.
Ryan
Paul is an excellent piano instructor for individual lessons. He has a wealth of knowledge in music theory as well as in practice. He is very friendly and keeps practice fun by integrating music from the area of study into practice. If you are looking for a comprehensive teacher who will really get down to the how and why of the practice material as well as getting into jamming and improvisation, Paul is the right instructor for you.
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Very Patient, Very Kind and Helpful as well as dedicated to helping you with your lessons and sculpting it to what you are need and want.

Ro M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Dennis Washington Horatio Alger Fellow from Dennis Washington Foundation
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Ro M.

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From the age of 4, RaShelle composed music and played piano by ear, dreaming of the day when she would be able to hear her pieces played by full string orchestras and symphony orchestras. In high school, she began studying classical piano performance with Mrs. Patricia Randolph, graduate of Eastma

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Dylan S.
Great with kids

My 4 year old daughter expressed an interest in playing the piano but neither my wife or I know how to play. I'm very pleased we found RaShelle. She's patient, positive and enthusiastic. Our daughter looks forward to each lesson, which is more than I could have hoped for. And, she's learning a lot.

What impresses me most is that RaShelle is also helping her learn to sing in key while she plays. My daughter is only 4 and already knows how to do things that I can't. That's pretty exciting.
Dee F.
Enthusiastic Teacher!

RaShelle has a God-given musical talent and it shows in her enthusiasm for music - not only in piano, but guitar and singing, as well.

RaShelle's love for music~ is evident in the way that she teaches and inspires you as a student to want to excel to the same level of excellence.

I strongly recommend this young woman as a teacher.

DeeDee
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Sylivan T.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Cantonese, Mandarine
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
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Sylivan T.

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Hi parents/students, My name is Sylivan. I'm a dedicated musician who is passionate in music education and guitar music. I have majored in Music and received my professional training at City College of New York with a minor in Education. I have been playing music for 20 years and have performed

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Joseph B.
Super!
Clare
Passionate and patient instructor. Always takes the time to answer my questions and makes sure I understand each topic before moving on to the next.
Sharon C.
Sylivan is a great teacher with great personality. He was there to help me not only when I struggled with music and guitar but also when I felt down. I asked him why he cared so much and he told me a healthy mind is most important which helps in music learning =) Sylivan is also patient; even sometimes I can't stand myself but he was there to help me to learn lol He has passion in teaching and you can see it once he's in action.

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"Beckie is fabulous - with children, too!

Our 5 year old son has been taking trumpet lessons with Beckie now for 3 months. He has done amazing progress, is eager to practice every day in order to please her, and looks forward to each lesson. Beckie is incredibly encouraging, kind, yet strict enough to keep child's play away from the lesson, and finds ways to make a small child understand the basics of music theory. She balances the lesson nicely between actual playing and theory, never tiring out the student too much with either one. She's reliable, always on time, and communicates very well with both student and parents about any wishes we may have. She makes our son feel special, and he is very sad having to leave her, as we are moving out of the country this summer. His own words being: "Isn't it sad that I'll have to stop my lessons with Beckie, now that we've just gotten started - I really like the way she teaches."
All this to say... we warmly recommend her, and regret having to stop lessons with her. And that we encourage anybody, adult or child wanting to learn the trumpet (or any other instrument Beckie teaches!) to use her services!"
- Irina
Took Trumpet lessons from Beckie E.
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"Regina was great! She was very patient with Lily(a beginner ).Can't wait for our next class."
- Lily
Took Viola lessons from Regina H.
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- Missy
Took Cello lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Excellent lesson!!"
- Peter
Took Cello lessons from Pecos S.
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"She was very knowledgeable and very courteous. A great instructor."
- Kierra
Took Piano lessons from Chenyu Z.
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"I was very nervous, but The lesson was wonderful! I’m looking forward to the next one!"
- Sarah
Took Piano lessons from Phillip F.
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"Great teacher

My son loves learning guitar from Ian! He is so patient with children. His love for music is infectious. He makes my son look forward to learning each week. If you want to learn guitar... Pick Ian!"
- Michelle
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Ian M.
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"Lisa is a wonderful teacher! Makes everything crystal clear and is very patient and kind. Helped improve my skills tremendously. Would definite recommend."
- Gabe
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"I truely enjoy the time practicing guitar with him :)))"
- Rose
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim K.
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"Molly is amazing. From the very first lesson she is able to assess where you are and determine the best past forward. She is engaging and entertaining and never leaves you unsatisfied with your time with her."
- Kevin
Took Vocal Training lessons from Molly M.
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