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Josh M.

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Camarillo, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Josh M.

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Hi! I teach acoustic guitar for all ages! I have 13 years experience playing and 3 years teaching. I tailor my lessons based on each individual students needs/goals. My specialty is playing and singing together, to include teaching students how to play cover songs to match their vocal range.

About Josh

My name is Josh and I love to play the guitar! I also enjoy teaching others and helping people find their passion through playing music I've been playing for 14 years, acoustic, electric, bass...you name it. I've been in a few bands (90s covers, Blues, Classic Rock) but find solo work to be my favo

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Audra
Josh is an outstanding teacher and great with children learning a new instrument. He finds things they are interested in learning to keep it fun and fresh and is flexible and patient. Excellent instructor online as well.
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Ronnie B.

68 Reviews
Redondo Beach, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, French, German
  • Awarded Cutest Smile from Park near Perry Jr. Highschool
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ronnie B.

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From the first Kiss to the upmost demanding wailing on stage, I will show you what I’ve learned on Harmonica! All levels. Let's have fun!

About Ronnie

Hi,My Name is Ronnie. I have been playing music for eight years and I am currently Leader of "Blonde", my Rock N' Roll, Rhythm N' Swing Band. I Live in Redondo Beach and have Lived in the Southbay for most of my life.I was blessed to grow up around the local music scene! I've had the pleasure of pe

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Marilyn
Great online lessons! Ronnie has a great way of explaining concepts and making things easy to learn and fun too. Excited for my next lessons!
Seth S.
My son has been taking piano for over a year and needed to switch teacher and for first time has asked for an additional l son each week.
I am grateful my son has a new joy and excitement to keep learning
John H.
Ronnie knows his stuff and he is very patient with me and he wants me to do well. He’s definitely good at what he does and me not so good. But I am going to try to look at it differently. I just wish we could make eye to eye contact
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Rob S.

23 Reviews
Camarillo, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1969
  • Awarded Many award-winning bands over a 40 year teaching career from Organizations responsible for judging musical competitions
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Rob S.

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I have taught clarinet in schools for the past 35 years and have led several bands that have featured outstanding clarinet players.

About Rob

Originally from Chicago, I attended Chicago Musical College for 2 years before moving to Calif. and receiving my B.A. in music from Cal. State Northridge. I also have an M.A. in Education from there. I have been a band director in public schools for over 40 years. My bands have won over 50 1st p

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way X.
very nice teacher!
Wayne
Very nice teacher!
Kyle N.
Rob did such a great job teaching my son a Saxaphone lesson

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Scotty P.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Scotty P.

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I specialize in teaching music theory to people that want to play pop, rock, hip hop, country, and blues music. From Black Sabbath, to Taylor Swift, to Bone Thugs in Harmony, the same set of "rules" are being used. Understanding the classical "rules" allows you to recognize and adapt to the way rock and roll "breaks them," and why that is great.

About Scotty

I am an established performer having played in such bands as BigDamnCrazyWeight, Bring Back Dad and most recently, guitarist for Guadalupe Blue. I studied Music Theory at New Mexico State University with the amazing Dr. Don Hardisty and Composition with Dr. Warner Hutchison. I am passionate about m

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Ginny S.
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Scotty is a excellent teacher.
I've been learning bass from him and he is very knowledgeable in everything from the history of music, theory, techniques and much more.
Corey S.
overall good teacher

I've been taking lessons from Scotty for over a year and have learned a lot about theory, form, and style. Had taken lessons from other instructors and felt that I should had been further along after 1 year. One hour lesson time is perfect for me and I always leave wishing I had more time.
nathan D.
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Great teacher takes time to cover theory of music, and does hour lessons unlike most teachers in town who do 30min lessons. Have taken lessons from other teachers in the past, and all they do is teach you songs without explaining the reasoning behind it. Have learned more in the last few months then I’ve learn in years with other teachers.
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Darren S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $90
  • Speaks Cantonese (Chinese) 广东话, Mandarin (Chinese) 中文, Thai ภาษาไทย, English
  • Awarded Hartt Performing Arts Scholarship from The Hartt School @ University of Hartford
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Darren S.

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Students can expect a teacher that addresses every single aspect of learning orchestral upright bass: from honing bow technique, to left-hand formation and fingering choices, to reading musical notation, interpreting music and learning rhythm.

My goal is to help students develop a technical foundation on the bass for playing just about any kind of music that they are interested in, and to support students with practicing tips for areas in their playing where they want to improve. My specialty is symphony orchestra training, so I primarily use both the Essential Elements for Strings books and Suzuki Bass School series at the beginning, and then later as students make progress, I begin to introduce standard orchestral repertoire, sonatas, and concertos written for the bass. I have been teaching since August 2016 and so far I have helped students get into All-States, ensembles at the New England Conservatory Preparatory Division and Berklee College of Music, Districts/Regional ...

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Darren is one of the leading private teachers for double bass lessons in Greater Boston and specializes in audition preparation for music festivals, colleges, and youth orchestra programs. Darren focuses on improving his students' playing ability by focusing on their technique, phrasing, tone, a

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Heidi Gamma
My daughter worked with a few instructors over the years, but not until she started working with Darren did she truly grow as a bassist and a musician. Darren is a very dedicated and knowledgeable teacher who cares greatly about his students. My daughter always finds him to be kind, patient and motivating. She has been able to move up youth orchestra levels each year while working with Darren. He fully understands the audition process and is able to successfully guide his students. I highly recommend Darren as an instructor for any level!
Lee K.
Darren is a very good teacher. Would recommend him to any bassist beginner or advanced.
Kim
My 11 year old has attended an after school music program in our district for a few years playing the double bass. When Covid hit, she was no longer able to continue learning, but her music teacher recommended her to audition for a selective music program at Berklee College of Music. That's when I reached out to Darren via his website to see if he could work with my child for the 8 week period to prepare for the online audition submission.

Darren worked with her every week on a completely new song, introduced great techniques that enabled her to learn quickly and develop new skills. Those 8 weeks were very productive as my she learned the entire song, did the audition and was accepted into the Berklee music program. Darren is a very knowledgeable and dedicated music instructor and I am grateful to him for helping my daughter get into a selective music program. The online lessons from Darren are exceptional. You will not be disappointed with his instructions.

Aaron C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Portugues, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aaron C.

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Welcome to my profile and thank you for stopping by.
My name is Aaron Copenhaguen and with over 20 years of professional experience and 10 years teaching, I’m here to help you learn the basics of music to start making your own music and learn how to read and practice on your own.
As aSound Engineer, Producer, Playing Guitar, Drums, Percussion, Piano and singing, I’m ready to start giving you the tips that every musician needs to do this beautiful thing called music.

About Aaron

ONLINE CLASSES AVAILABLE!!! Hi, My name is Aaron Copenhaguen. I’m a professional Drummer, Percussionist, Guitarist and Vocalist, originally from Argentina and graduated from "L.A. Music Academy" (Drums/Percussion/ Music Theory) and "SAE L.A. Institute of Technology" (Recording Audio Engineer).

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"Our first lesson with Naomi was fantastic! She was patient and made the most out of our hour. My daughter said she couldn't believe how much she learned so quickly! We hope this is the beginning of a long lasting relationship. Thanks Naomi!"
William
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Philip was so patient and effective with my daughters. They never felt the least bit frustrated, because he always made learning the violin feel so easy and natural! Even though they only were able to study with him for a short time due to distance, they both made great gains during that time! He has a real gift for putting young children at ease, and finding how to draw out their best abilities!"
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Took Violin lessons from Philip O.
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"Eric is an awesome teacher! I've been singing with him for over a year and certainly plan to continue. I love the way my voice sounds and how much easier it is to get the sound I want. He's helped me transition from a choral, liturgical sound to more of a pop/rock, soloist sound. He always answers my random questions about singing, how to take care of my voice, and performing. Would definitely recommend!"
Claire
Took Singing lessons from Eric J.
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"Greg is supportive, patient and has a great understanding of how to approach the student to make the lesson interesting."
Nicolas
Took Piano lessons from Gregory H.
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"We couldn't be happier with Sergei. My 14 year old daughter has had an such a good experience with him over the past year and a half. She progressed well from day one. Plus he is easy going and a great personality for a teenager. I would highly recommend him as a teacher! Thanks Sergei for helping her to have such comfort with the guitar!"
April
Took Guitar lessons from Sergei Z.
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"Had a great experience with Glenn. Wondered how things would go online but he was very patient and well experienced with using skype for lessons"
Lisa Taylor
Took Banjo lessons from Glenn S.
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"Tim is the best! I feel at ease and free to sing out-- totally a no judgement zone. He has a great enthusiasm that's very encouraging.

Not only have I learned a lot in a brief time, but I have more confidence to sing now. I'd definitely recommend him to anybody looking for a vocal instructor."
Jarrett Carter
Took Singing lessons from Timothy H.
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"I had lessons when I was younger but I lost interest because it just seemed a little too difficult for me. Wes started with the basics for me and helped me form that into being able to play songs that I loved so that "practice" was enjoyable! Highly recommended!"
Grant
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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"A wonderful and enthusiastic teacher!!! Will be requesting her in the near future. She really help me understand my vocals and how to extend my vocal range as far as hitting high notes."
Erica
Took Vocal Training lessons from Arlys A.
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