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Steven S.

14 Reviews
Ventura, CA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Andres Segovia Memorial Scholarship from California State University, Northridge
  • Bachelor of Music from California State University, Northridge
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Steven S.

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You'll learn to apply music theory to compositions played on your instrument, improvisational strategies, songwriting and more. Many of my students have learned to love music theory!

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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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!
Linda
Wow! My son had absolutely NO prior experience and after just 4 lesson's he was rocking it and even reading music! Steven is absolutely wonderful with teens. My son looked forward to every lesson. Best teacher ever!!!!!
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Rob S.

21 Reviews
Camarillo, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Awarded Many award-winning bands over a 40 year teaching career from Organizations responsible for judging musical competitions
  • B.A. in Instrumental Music Education, M.A. in Education from Chicago Musical College and CSUN
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Rob S.

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Having been a music major in college, I am well versed in every aspect of music theory and notation, and how it relates to performance.

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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Kyle N.
Rob did such a great job teaching my son a Saxaphone lesson
Matthew -.
On time, professional, friendly, positive, very skilled at accordion. I enjoy each lesson.
Wilson G.
Very nice and good for kids!
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Bryan L.

3 Reviews
Thousand Oaks, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students Male: 15 and up; Female: 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • M.M. Vocal Performance from University of California Santa Barbara
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Bryan L.

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About Bryan

Hello! I'm a singer and multi-instrumentalist with professional experience in opera, choral, and studio recording. Originally from Thousand Oaks California, I grew up with a love of the theater and of music. I have completed two advanced degrees in music, graduating from the University of Californi

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Chuck R.
Brian was awesome from the start...the fact that he actually had be singing out loud in front of someone was a major accomplishment in itself! He carefully took me through some warmup exercises, then on to harmonizing with a keys, and then on to lyrics. I'm looking forward to coming back and building my confidence even more!
Gray Hacking
I am finding new ways to sing opera more easily. He has opened up my voice incredibly and I previously had some of the world's best singing teachers in London! Bravo Bryan - thanks so much
Chuck K.
Very Professional yet warm and engaging. I plan to use his services for all my singing growth.

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Francisca M.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Song of the Year (World Music Category) from Music OZ Australia
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Francisca M.

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Music Theory is covered for all ages and levels from beginner to advanced. My suggestions for beginner kids ages 5-9

Lisa Ng series of "Theory made Easy" this book is great! it combines puzzle solving, note reading, stickers and is a fun way to introduce kids to music theory.

For the student that has had some theory experience, The "Master your Theory" series is great. by Charles S. Peters and Paul Yoder book1-6

Similarly, Alfred's Basic Piano for adults has theory combined in the piano books for those who start at a later stage.

About Francisca

Hi there, my name is Francisca! I graduated with a Bachelor of Music from the University of Western Sydney Australia with (High Class Honors) and Majored in Music Performance (voice major) and Sub Majors in Composition and Theatre. I am a very passionate and dedicated voice and piano instru

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Alicia
I love Francisca’s patience, openness and expertise with vocals and playing the keys. I enjoyed our lively and very down to earth session and learning about breath and vocal health. She gave me tips since I lived in a Nevada which is a very dry place and ways I could improve my vocals in that climate.
I recommend anyone who is looking for a straightforward approach to technique to get lessons from Francisca! She is amazing!
Stacey
What a wonderful experience it was to work with this instructor. Her own experiences and talent far surpasses anything I had expected to experience in an online session.
She has an ability to help me find my voice and I am truly grateful to work with someone with her patience and ability to adapt to my level of learning. She is wonderful for any age group and extremely accommodating to make time for lessons.
I would recommend everyone to give her a try and would guarantee you will not be disappointed!
Jenny
I’ve had such a great time doing virtual lessons with Francisca! It is always so scary and nerve-racking to start with a new instructor, but I immediately felt at ease. Her energy is welcoming and calming, and What I admire most is that she can feel when I’m not emotionally in the song but instead in my head. Thank you for pushing me to break through these vocal cord cobwebs and get these pipes polished!

Alice L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Alice L.

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My name is Alice Limoges and I am a working singer-songwriter. I've been playing guitar and singing since I was a kid and since then I went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Purchase with a degree in Studio Composition (songwriting and production). While living in New York, I studied with some of the best teachers such as Amy Goldstein (voice), Charles Blenzig (piano), and Bob Thompson (guitar). I also went on to become a semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Competition and played on Jon Samson's Grammy Award Winning album "Ageless: Songs For The Child Archetype". At the same time, I grew a teaching studio and have taught over 70 families since 2015. I have a passion for sharing a holistic approach to music, incorporating theory, technique, compostion/songwriting, improvisation, and note reading. I like to start by figuring out the songs they love and from there we figure out the skills needed. In March, I moved my studio online due to the coronavirus and have been ...

About Alice

My name is Alice Limoges and I am a working singer-songwriter. I've been playing guitar and singing since I was a kid and since then I went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Purchase with a degree in Studio Composition (songwriting and production). While living in New York, I studied with so

Mandel L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Music Theory from BSHARPCNATURAL
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Mandel L.

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My music theory sessions are filled with scale & chord development. Interval & studying the staff, ear training and other picking techniques are all things learned by the student of all levels.

About Mandel

Mandel Music Instructor and Performer Germantown MD. Career Objective Contribute to the success and direction of dedicated musicians, of all ages and levels, by encouraging and engaging them into learning to play music, entailing the presentation of music through listening, reading sheet m

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Nora
- Mr Mandel is the most patient instructor, which is good since he's dealing with an 8 year old girl who's not sure she even wants to play an instrument. Somehow, he manages to instruct and motivate her even when she'd rather be playing computer games.
- I also take lessons from him- I've got a music background but had no previous experience with the guitar before and Mr Mandel was able to adapt his teaching style to accommodate that nicely.
-I highly recommend him!
Claire
I am an adult who began guitar as an adult and I have taken lessons with Mandel for nearly a year. He is the single best music instructor I have ever had. He is incredibly knowledgeable and versatile, welcomes questions, and will take time to explain anything even if it interferes with his planned lesson. He is encouraging and incredibly professional. I leave every lesson ready to try again and encouraged to keep practicing. I highly recommend him as a guitar and music theory instructor.
Patrick
Mandel is an excellent guitar teacher, and is very professional at his craft. He shows patience and works with you effectively throughout every 30 minute session! Thumbs up!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Oak View, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Oak View 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.
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Wendy
Took Music Theory lessons from Sue D.
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"David is awesome! I began lessons with him because i was not satisfied with the music theory classes at the school i am enrolled in, as well as the classes did not accommodate well to my learning differences. David not only has endless knowledge of music theory but also has shown me tools and helpful methods for studying music. I highly recommend taking lessons from David if you are either a beginner or you are at a higher level and would like to expand your knowledge of music theory."
Ian Merrill
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Great teacher. Much better than my theory teachers at Kennesaw State. If it wasn't for Maria I would have never gotten an A or even passed Music Theory or Aural Skills. I plan to start working with her in the fall to help me test out of Group Piano."
Dan
Took Music Theory lessons from Maria S.
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"I thought Julie a great teacher for my daughter Sparrow.She was patient, honest and able to keep my young daughter focused and happy with learning and wanting to come back. My daughter says "I thought she was nice and great. I love you""
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Took Music Theory lessons from Julie P.
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"Kevin is very good he explains what he wants from my granddaughter and she is very comfortable with him. He has patients with her and works very well
She is learning a lot and really enjoys and looks forward to her lessons."
Cierra
Took Music Theory lessons from Kevin M.
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"Jorge tutored me for a few weeks in music theory and it greatly benefited me. He shows through his examples and explanations that he really understands concepts of music theory and keyboard, as well on his clarinet too. I highly recommend hiring Jorge since he goes over the information at a good pace and nice manor. He will go over whatever you need help on."
Holly
Took Music Theory lessons from Jorge R.
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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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"Edwin is seriously the best! You will not regret learning music from this professional musician!"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Edwin I.
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"Adam was our Theory 4 tutor and he did an amazing job making it comprehensible and make sense!"
Moxy
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Tom has been working with our daughter to aid her in understanding the concepts of music theory. He is patient and provides outside material for her to reinforce the concepts they are working on together. He has a passion for teaching music and it is evident in his desire for his students to grow."
Annie
Took Music Theory lessons from Tom S.
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