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Anne R.

24 Reviews
Placerville, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Mathematics, Music as a Minor from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anne R.

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Teaching all levels, from beginning through advanced. I recommend adults to take one-hour lessons every other week. Children do better with half hour lessons every week. Ask about renting a harp!

About Anne

Take harp lessons from an award winning harpist with GRAMMY® experience! Anne has some 30 years of performance and teaching background and would love to help you get started learning to play the harp, or help you continue on your harp adventures if you have had some previous lessons and experience.

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Rosa A.
Wonderful attitude super patience with students that are not fast learners and a great smile to lift up the class. Thank you Ann, I will practice and do my best on learning how to play the Harp.
Elisabeth R.
Anne is very patient, encouraging and understanding with different learning styles and beginners.
Marissa
Anne is a wonderful harp teacher! She's funny, nice, and makes you feel at ease when taking lessons. I would recommend her without hesitation!
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Sarah P.

Loomis, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2021
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Sarah P.

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I can teach the basics of sewing with intro lessons coaching you through making our own simple projects with no stretchy fabrics.
I also teach lessons on making corsets to more experienced sewers-from intermediate lessons making a mockup and fitting it to make your first corset to advanced lessons on drafting your own special corset patterns and making them a reality.
I can also teach lingerie making, formal wear, and tech wear to more advanced sewers, from basic bralettes and underwear, raincoats and athletic wear, to embellished luxury garments.

About Sarah

My name is Sarah. I'm an artist with a BA in Theater Arts from UCSC. I've been sewing for 10 years now, and have worked in professional costume shops. I've been working with embroidery machines since 2017 and I use my embroidery machine, sewing, and crafting skills to run my own little fashion line

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Andrzej G.

6 Reviews
Folsom, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Andrzej G.

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My goal with each and every student is to make sure that you will be getting a healthy diet of music theory, guitar technique, and genre awareness that is coupled with a technology to make lessons easier to digest.

My custom lesson plans cater to anyone interested in:
- Composition
- Learning and Playing Songs by Ear
- Reading Standard Nomenclature including tabs and sheet music
- Modern Guitar technique, like tapping, sweeping and legato
- Learning to Play WHILE you Sing
- Improvisation
- Technology and its utilization

Perks working with me:
- 24 hour support on questions pertaining to guitar, lessons and gear.
- Never forget to practice! I require my students to send weekly videos of their progress before lessons begin.
- Weekly digest of guitar-centric music
- Learn some of the technology aspects of playing guitar
- Learn what its like to play for work

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About Andrzej

Hello! My name is Anj, and my goal with every student is fun! My biggest priority when giving lessons, is making sure that you are enjoying the process. Not only will you be getting a healthy diet of music education and guitar technique but I also utilize technology to make lessons easier to d

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Kristina H.
Anj was patient, kind and offered a great first lesson. He left me with a lot to practice. I’m excited to see what’s in store next!
Orion
Have loved taking lessons with Andrzej, he's a very personal teacher, will get to know you and what your goals are and will help you focus on those things specifically, teaches you what you want to learn right out of the gate and gives you a lot of exercises to practice throughout the week as well. And his music tastes are great! :)
Brady
Andrzej is a great teacher with expansive knowledge on all subjects and techniques in guitar and he can explains every confidently and clearly. I’ve learned so much from him!
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Colin M.

10 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • 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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Esther B.

51 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Korean, English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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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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Natalia
Esther is amazing! My daughter enjoys her piano lessons.
Jacey
Mrs. Esther is a really kind, patient, and honest piano teacher. She helped me work through my mistakes and told me what I needed to work on in order to improve. Her way of teaching is effective and it helped me gain more knowledge about piano and the techniques of being a good pianist. She is very caring and understands when I'm in a difficult situation and she always encourages me to keep going. I enjoyed all the experiences I had with Mrs. Esther and the unique personality she had. For the past 9 years, I have learned a lot about music and the hard work that goes into playing the piano. I will never regret having Mrs. Esther as my piano teacher and the adventures I had.
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.
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Alex H.

2 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 6 to 60
  • Teaching since 2012
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Alex H.

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I've taken private drum and piano lessons myself, which has given me a great understanding of all musical areas with a strong focus on rhythm. I've played a lot of different kinds of gigs in a lot of different locations and settings, including Spain and New York. I've been teaching since 2012. When I teach, I try to tailor my lessons to each individual student. If the student is willing to work hard to improve, I'm willing to work just as hard to keep the student improving.

Students will learn their favorite songs with music and by ear. Studio days are available to record the students performing the songs when ready and you get to keep the recordings to showcase your improvement!

Advanced students also welcome. I have challenges for everyone.

We can meet and talk in person before starting lessons to make sure it's a good fit. If you have any questions, feel free to ask :)

About Alex

MUSIC: My first private lessons were on piano at 8 years of age with piano lessons, I learned about he basic fundamentals of music (scales, melodies, harmonies, rhythm, time and key signatures, accidentals, etc.). After discovering that rhythms were the most interesting to me, I decided to start dru

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Sina
We’ve had a few lessons with Alex so far, at home and on line. He is really good at what he does and my children are learning a lot from him.
Colsen
Alex is patient and is able to teach accordingly to a child's level. My son is 8 years old. Alex is very experienced in teaching, he started out with basics, and moved on according to my son's ability to learn. My son learned a lot during his first lesson.

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"Melisa was great! Solved all of my issues quickly and was pleasant to work with."
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"My first class with Mya Mya was excellent. I had taken a class prior to this and was not feeling confident about my abilities until I met Mya Mya. If you're thinking about sewing and need help. I would encourage you to meet with an instructor first one-on-one before taking a class or online training. The instructor and can help guide you better. I'm so glad I learned about this instructor. You will not be disappointed."
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"Nicole was very knowledgeable and patient. I look forward to our next lesson."
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Took Crocheting lessons from Nicole S.
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"I'm enjoying my classes. I've been bringing Rhiannon stitches I want to learn without any notice, and she is always able to help me on the spot to learn them. Her flexibility (both in what I want to learn and in scheduling) makes private classes a pleasant and worthwhile investment. Highly recommend!"
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"Teresa is a very knowledgeable and talented teacher! I have learned so many new techniques with sewing and clothing design thanks to her! She is very patient, kind, and dedicated to making sure her students acquire the skills they need to be successful. She thoroughly explains the projects we are working on as well as gives a clear demonstration on any project we are working on. Her in home studio is beautiful! It is quiet, clean, and organized. I truly enjoy my visits there! I’m very lucky that I found Teresa through Take Lessons and I’m so thankful to have her as my sewing guru!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Teresa V.
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"Fantastic instructor, very patient with kids and explains very well. Highly recommend."
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