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Steven S.

15 Reviews
Ventura, CA
Starting at $37
  • Bachelor of Music from California State University, Northridge
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steven S.

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Guitar lessons are fun for all ages, styles and levels. I'd love to help you learn to play the songs that YOU love on the guitar! Beginners are encouraged to apply. You'll have fun while reaching your musical goals. In addition to learning great songs, you'll learn improvisation and applied music theory. Also, I'll enjoy assisting the you in creating a practice regimen that fits in your time schedule.

About Steven

Steven graduated with his bachelor of music degree from California State University, Northridge and obtained his teaching credential from Cal Lutheran University. While at C.S.U.N., Steven was the winner of the Andres Segovia memorial scholarship and the Randy Rhoads memorial scholarship. Also, St

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Chris
Steven is an extremely well versed and educated guitar teacher. Both in person and online, Steven managed to meet the interests and push the knowledge of music notation no matter what style. My son became a confident player in a short amount of time due to Steven’s vast knowledge and experience. As a 20+ year schoolteacher myself, I really appreciate his student connection and teaching style. An all over excellent experience.
Thomas S.
Fun experience.
Fredrick B.
Steve is an exellent instructor. Easy going and brings a beginner like me to ease and motivated. Look forward to my next class!
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David D.

9 Reviews
Studio City, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David D.

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"Learn the rules like a pro, then break them as an artist" - Pablo Picasso

As a music producer, mix engineer and artist, I understand the need for proficiency as well as the artistry. My approach to teaching is customized to each individual as we are not all the same. I pay close attention to how each person learns and work with what the student can excel in. When needed we will do drills or work on theory or break down your technique to overcome any obstacles. With my industry expertise, I can help you become a proficient musician and help develop your style and artistry.

I look forward to working with you!

About David

I am a multi-instrumentalist, music producer, and mix engineer who works with artists at varying levels developing their skills, creativity, and music. Over the course of nearly 2 decades playing in bands and working in music production, I know the skillset and mindset necessary to perform at a pro

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Grace S.
great experience for my daughter. David was very knowledgeable and supportive! Highly recommend
Kimberly
I'm re-learning the piano with David and he has changed my relationship to music for the better. After only a few lessons with David I've gotten a greater understanding of music theory than I had in my few years of early piano training. He is patient and flexible with his style of teaching. If it's taking me awhile to understand a concept he's good at explaining it more clearly. I definitely recommend him for learning the piano!
Christian J.
David is a highly skilled multi-instrumentalist and producer. I was introduced when he recorded an EP for my band and since then, we've spent many an evening talking about performing, recording, teaching and making music. He is kind, patient and extremely knowledgable about his craft. I always learn something new, interesting and immediately applicable to my playing when I work with him. I've had the privilege of sharing the stage with some of his students and they have always been exceptionally professional and prepared. I highly recommend David for lessons in whatever discipline you request - the crossover knowledge from all of his experiences will be invaluable to you.
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Erol G.

120 Reviews
Panorama City, CA
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Erol G.

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I have used DAW software as Ableton Live, FL Studio, and Linux Multi-Media Studio for several years to create original, favorably reviewed electronic music concepts. While a sizable sample of studio time has been either independent (releases on Pandora, Soundcloud, Spotify) or for multimedia, as E-Learning/Articulate360, the initial impulse was to contribute acoustic backgrounds and creative inspiration for live bands. I have released several singles and albums on Pandora, Soundcloud, Spotify, ITunes, Amazon, Youtube, and related media outlets. Additionally, my songs have been trending on multiple playlists from magazines and music agents. This includes a reader submission reward for an exemplary genre demo. I have garnered over 100K listeners and followers on various channels. Essential for a decent command of Ableton Live is to learn both session and arrangement views. We study systematically the task and the art of embedding vocals, instruments, midi, effects, automation, and ...

About Erol

***ADDRESSES WITHIN REMOTE AREAS (no public transit or bicycle access) DIFFICULT TO SERVICE PHYSICALLY. Lesson cancellations and schedule changes need to be submitted through Takelessons.com student website, relieve busy teacher from multiple informal requests*** My style and attitude toward tea

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Sophia
Erol is thorough and has a really strong method that works. Real value for money, thanks!
Martin N.
2nd meeting much better. I have a lot to learn. Thanks for your patience. The process is much clearer now
Martin N.
I am not sure how I did. The process of using voice is ok but it seems like using this process may take some time to get use to. I still have not received the review information and it's difficult to practice pronouncing the words. Babbel seems to work better with the practice audios etc

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Gabriel W.

47 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Gabriel W.

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Many people hold doubts about whether it's possible or not to improve their voice. That's because we don't really have many "before and after" models for vocal transformations. Just like you can increase the strength, flexibility, stamina and appearance of your body, you can improve these same aspects in your voice. Without question, the voice is one of the most expressive instruments in existence - and just like you can train to learn any instrument, you can train to learn to use your voice. But even more than that, you can build yourself a better voice. So it's about development and behavior. Will you add yourself to the slowly growing list of before and after models of vocal development? I hope you do.

About Gabriel

Gabriel is a fiery and passionate vocal instructor proficient in the fields of acting, singing and vocal development. A professional singer, actor and teacher with a BFA in Theater Arts. Gabriel doesn't just possess a formal college education, but more importantly a real world education based o

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David
Gabriel is an excellent instructor. He is knowledgable, experienced, thoughtful, patient and engaging. I highly recommend Gabriel to anyone considering a class of his on Taking Lessons. Thanks Gabriel!
Hunter
Gabriel has been my vocal teacher for over a year now. He is great to work with. He is also very kind, patient, and caring.
Karen L.
Gabriel is an excellent teacher. I thought he immediately had insight into how to help improve my singing voice with varies exercises. He acted most professionally. I think I really benefited in only my very first lesson with him.
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Joshua W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Oboe performance from Winthrop University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joshua W.

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I will find repertoire that is best suited for you, and prepare you for college level playing. I will teach basics like fingerings all the way up to advanced techniques like altissimo and orchestral excerpts

About Joshua

Hi! I am Joshua, and I am a woodwind doubler. This means that I specialize in all of the woodwind instruments, but my primary instrument is Oboe. I am a third year college student majoring in Oboe performance, and I have made the intercollegiate honor band in South Carolina. I have also attended th

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Karen
Josh is a fantastic clarinet instructor. He’s enthusiastic, patient, and finds the right balance of fun and challenging exercises. I’ve been pleasantly surprised by how well the online lessons have gone.
Heather M.
If you've ever had to tell a coworker how to do something on a computer that you do 100 times a day without thinking, you know how hard it is to verbalize the things you do with muscle memory. Joshua is a whiz at finding exactly the right way to explain how to adjust my mechanics to make progress on my instrument. I played flute in HS over 30 years ago and was a little nervous about starting over at my age but Joshua is completely supportive and positive and fun. I also happen to be a science teacher and I've loved being a student again because it's helping me relate to my students and to think about feedback - so it's like my flute lessons are coming with bonus lessons on how to teach. I've learned a lot from Joshua in just a couple of months.
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Brendon P.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded 1st Place Strings from Tuesday Musical Association Competition
  • M.M. Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy from Cleveland Institute of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brendon P.

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I have 18 years of playing experience from some of the best teachers around the country. I am certified to teach all 10 Suzuki books. I cater my teaching to each individual student and my goal is to create a fun nurturing environment.

About Brendon

Brendon P. recently completed a Masters of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music under Dr. Melissa Kraut in cello performance and pedagogy. Brendon is certified to teach all 10 Suzuki books and is an active member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas. As a performer, Brendon is very acti

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Esteban
Today's cello lesson was great!! Thank you!!
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"Great lesson! Edna is very patient and finds ways to compliment my playing!
That helps my confidence!"
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Took Flute lessons from Edna B.
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"Very happy with the first class."
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Took Piano lessons from Joan H.
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"Ahmad is Awesome! Lessons are a must. Before I started lessons, I would find tabs online and it was fun but I was wasting my time. I wasn't progressing and I didn't have any concept of timing and other essential basics. As a result, I was playing the proper notes but I wasn't playing them correctly and I couldn't improvise at all.

Ahmad takes difficult concepts and breaks them down into small, easy to understand pieces. Harmony concepts that I thought I wouldn't be able to grasp, I understand fully and use every day. He has a ton of tips that make learning so much faster. For instance, you learn how to find any note on the neck quickly without having to memorize the whole neck, which is crucial skill. Another great thing is that he uses tablature in his lessons. So, you don't have to know how to read music to get started.

If you ever want to write your own music or play with other people, call Ahmad now. He will make sure you learn the right way. I'm writing music and playing/improvising solos, at a level I thought I would never be able to achieve. Every lesson opens new possibilities."
Timothy
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Justin does a great job of explaining why he's having me do certain things and listens to my concerns and frustrations."
Al
Took Guitar lessons from Justin M.
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"So experienced, helpful, and nice! Definitely recommend Lothair highly!"
Mohamed
Took Audition Prep lessons from Lothair E.
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"First lesson went great. Brenda started me with the basics and was very patient. Answered all my questions. I feel that I will be off to a good start with Brenda guiding me. PS I’m 53 years old, brand new to cello. I’ve always dreamed of playing.
I used to play French Horn 40 years ago. Bass clef is all new to me."
Ruth Ann
Took Cello lessons from Brenda L.
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"Rachel very good My daughter loved I"
Colleen
Took Classical Voice lessons from Rachel S.
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"We are very happy with Ms. Ashlyn. She has a great manner with my 8 year old, who looks forward to her violin classes and wants to practice for her teacher :)"
Aria
Took Violin lessons from Ashlyn O.
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"Although, it was my Daughter’s first lesson, it went well. I was able to hear her follow the notes. It was an awesome experience."
Kayleigh
Took Piano lessons from Brittany D.
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"Cara is patient and helps you even when you don't understand she makes sure you does. She also helps you out with questions so make sure you have a list a questions to ask because she can help you better. It's my 3rd lesson and I'm singing very comfortably."
Marquis
Took Vocal Training lessons from Cara Isadora M.
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