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Rachael F.

San Marcos, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Degree in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
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Rachael F.

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My goal is to inspire students to create and share music that reflects their unique interests and voice, while providing a strong foundation of the fundamentals of music. My studies include both Classical and Jazz theory, and I love to constantly learn and explore more of how music works and share this with my students. Whether you're preparing for a theory test, or wanting to take your compositions to the next level, I'll work together with you on your music goals.

About Rachael

Hi! My name is Rachael, and I've been teaching piano, drums, guitar, and ukulele throughout San Diego County since 2016. I earned my Bachelor's degree at Berklee College of Music in Boston where I was a piano major with a focus on contemporary writing and production. After graduating in 2012, my wo

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Clarissa L.

18 Reviews
Temecula, CA
Starting at $32
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Clarissa L.

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Music theory is one of my favorite subjects! So important for really understanding the music we play.

About Clarissa

Hi, thanks for checking out my profile! My name is Clarissa Lee and I've been teaching piano for 16 years. I'm an active member of the Music Teachers Association of California and the American College of Musicians. I have a diploma in piano performance with honors from the Royal Schools of Music. I

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Tatiana P.
Ms. Clarissa is such an AMAZING piano teacher. I have learned a lot from her in just a few months. She is patient, funny, kind, but most importantly, the best teacher in the world. It has been a pleasure being one of her students. I definitely recommend her to anybody. Her ways of teaching are amazing.
The only reason that I can't continue to have my lessons with her is that she has to move from RP. I will miss you dearly Ms. Clarissa.
Lisa
My daughter took lessons from Ms. Clarissa for just over a year and a half, beginning in 2nd grade. We love Ms. Clarissa! My daughter learned so much in each lesson, and was so comfortable with her teacher. Clarissa is clearly a very accomplished pianist, but her kind demeanor is really wonderful with children and new players. My daughter loves to play the piano and is always eager to go to her lessons. I have watched Clarissa's more experienced students play at recitals and am always very impressed by how advanced they are. I would highly recommend Clarissa to anyone!
Maha
My girls and I were so lucky have Clarissa as their Piano instructor.
She made it so easy for the girls to learn and they are always so excited to practice at home.she's so loving and caring and an incredible teacher.
Thanks Clarissa.
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Nader T.

9 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English and Persian, I speak Persian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nader T.

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Music theory has been a fascinating and ongoing subject for the major portion of my life, since I was working on my Master's degree and Doctorate degree in composition. I teach music theory with clarity, demystify dark spots, remove any ambiguity and offer my musical life experience to my students.

About Nader

I am a violinist and composer. I have trained more than 1200 students in more than twenty five years of my teaching carrier. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson includes scales, arpeggios, etudes, duets and a new piece of music from different eras of music. I emphasize on tone production, correc

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Carolina V.
He is very patient and has excellent communication skills. I have no knowledge of how to play the violin or music of any kind. After my first lesson I strongly feel he will be my private instructor for many years to come. I left with proper technique of how this instrument is to be cared for and good posture when practicing. He also informed me of the books we will be incorporating into my lessons. Most importantly homework is given and he is very patient and explains everything at your level.
Kira
I was very pleased with my first lesson with Nader. He is very kind and patient. We covered some basic points with what we'll be covering for my lessons with the cello. His instructions and explanations of technique is very clear I feel my lessons with him will be very beneficial and enjoyable.
Sean K.
Mr. Nader is an excellent instructor who always puts his students first. He customizes his lessons in accordance to each individual and patiently works with them so that they may achieve their optimum potential.

More than just a passive teacher of the violin, Mr. Nader dedicates his time and energy as a full time instructor of violin, cello, and music theory. Furthermore, Mr. Nader exhibits a level of knowledge, intellect, understanding, and culture rarely seen in the world today. When one walks into his music room, one will be struck with awe at not only the amount of books in Mr. Nader's library collection, but also the wide variety of subjects ranging from Music, Music History, Biographies, Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy, and many more. However, do not think that these books are just for display. Quite the contrary, one short conversation with Mr. Nader will show that he is well versed in all these subjects; a modern incarnation of the Renaissance polymath. Building off of his broad knowledge base, Mr. Nader not only teaches one how to play an instrument, he also teaches one how to cultivate oneself in Music and the culture from which it originates.

With a passion for Music and a yearn to pass on higher culture to the avid learner, Mr. Nader is the best instructor for all those who wish to learn Music along with its connection to the history, society, and culture from which it springs.

Meet Online Music Theory Teachers Serving Oceanside, CA

Andrew L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Andrew L.

5 Reviews
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I've been teaching Basic Theory for 3 semesters as a school-employed tutor; my main focuses at the beginner level are: note reading, rhythms, scales and chord recognition, practical piano skills. Intermediate and Advanced levels: we can go anywhere you want to go with it, from Traditional harmonic analysis to advanced modernists topics like 12 tone serialism, modality, chance operations, etc.

About Andrew

NOTE: Due to various health advisories relating to the Corona virus, I will only be doing online lessons for the immediate future. Hi, my name is Andy, and I am a countertenor, composer, and teacher! I studied Music Composition and Voice at American River College and CSU: Northridge, where I

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Rob
Andy is great with our 3 kids (10, 7, and 5). He customized the lessons for them, while finding the right balance between structure and allowing them to explore the instrument. His patience and sense of humor provide a warm learning experience for our children. We are happy to have him as their teacher!
Kim H.
Awesome first lesson! A perfect fit for my piano goals! Andrew is really nice and asked a lot of great questions to figure out what I needed. I can’t wait until my next lesson!
Naomie Cajou
My experience with Andrew was great ! He was awaiting to receive us.
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MaryAnn D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music from The Ohio State University
  • Teaching since 2008
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MaryAnn D.

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About MaryAnn

Music is my passion, and I love to share it with others! I have been a musician almost my entire life. I began taking piano lessons in grade school and voice lessons in middle school. I continued to study throughout high school and eventually college. I graduated in music from The Ohio State Un

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Yumi
Mary Ann is so sweet and she guided me and my mother to most comfortable way to be able to start lesson as we were totally beginner. Plus my mother doesn't speak any English but she selected international song and we could sing for whole class without any problem. Thank you so much, Mary Ann!!!!
Joseph
Very good technically. Very good teaching skills. A pleasure to work with.
James
MaryAnn did a great job keeping my five year old daughter entertained and enjoying her first lesson!

Anne L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Best Self-Produced CD from The St. Louis Blues Society
  • Teaching since 2010
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Anne L.

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Annie has studied music theory for 10 years, and has never stopped learning! When it comes to music theory, things can really be mind boggling. Annie is the kind of teacher that will make a challenging subject seem easy. She has many years of experience taking theory classes in college, and uses the circle of 5ths in her teaching to put it all into perspective. Her music theory teacher was the same teacher who taught Sheryl Crow!

About Anne

Annie is a full time musician and private instructor specializing in trumpet, voice, trombone, and ESL. Annie also has experience teaching beginning piano and guitar. She has 10 years of music education experience, including private lessons, public school music, Band For Today, School of Rock, In

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Oceanside, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Oceanside is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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$51 average
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"Gifted teacher with amazing skill and knowledge

Our experience with Nick was outstanding. Nick gave our son multiple years of guitar lessons, as well as music theory and composition instruction. This was while our student was in a charter high school for music, and playing for hours a day. Yet, Nick's lessons were the ones he looked forward to the most. Nick treated him not only like a valued student but also as a capable musician. Guitar was not our son's first instrument, yet Nick never forgot that he needed to learn some things as a beginner and others by building on skills of an already playing musician. The individualization was the best we have seen in any music teacher. Nick was able to take him far very quickly too. And, they had a great time. The in-person lessons and Skype lessons were at an equally high level. Each lesson was personalized to our student's needs at that moment in time. Nick respected his needs in school to be working on a specific composition or learning a specific skill or even the need to be flexible with traveling. Our student has gone on to play his own music, as well as covers, at large and small venues in multiple states. He still uses the warm-ups Nick gave him to keep his speed up. Thanks Nick!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Nick B.
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"Music Theory made easy. Cole helped everything make sense"
Scott J.
Took Music Theory lessons from Cole P.
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"I am a college student and have been struggling with my music theory class. Andree-Ann has helped me immensely to better understand my assignments and thanks to her, I was able to pass the class with a much better grade than I thought I would!

I highly recommend her as a teacher. She is very knowledgeable, responds quickly and knows her stuff."
Joshua
Took Music Theory lessons from Andree-Ann D.
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"Well, I can say that when we met 24 years ago, I've never seen anyone playing the bass guitar as good as he did, I still remember him playing that beautiful six string bass guitar along with a drummer... I was just trying to catch up with those two ... it was just rehearsal and they didn't need a me as keyboard player , just the slap bass solo was enough for me to step down and watch, I learned a lot just by listening to him. He was a very patient teacher and his musical knowledge was amazing,"
Rolando
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"Andrew is a very knowledgeable musician with an almost encyclopedic array of songs and examples. He is always willing to listen to something you've wrote and explain to you what mechanics you may or may not be employing. He is also patient and fun in his teaching."
Tariq Jalil
Took Music Theory lessons from Andrew R.
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"Catherine’s amazing spirit and passion for learning has been keystone in her connections and successes with experts in the brilliantly niche discipline of music and the theory behind it. Her training is evident in her thorough and methodical approach to a variety of anxiety-boding topics such as augmented sixth-chords and proper voice leading between chords. Catherine’s positive outlook and confidence in her students’ success and progress is transparent and provided me with concrete knowledge and skills that allowed me to perform at the highest level of preparation for assessments and assignments. Without Catherine’s attitude, expertise, and personalized attention, I would not have ever been able to get through my prerequisite courses in my undergraduate training. Music Theory is stressful enough— Catherine’s approach makes it all make genuine sense."
Elias
Took Music Theory lessons from Catherine P.
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"Love Dave!

Dave is excellent at bestowing his knowledge upon his students! He is engaging, thoughtful, helpful, easy-to-talk-to, and knows how to make you understand the subject matter, is very patient.
He creates a friendly environment in which learning becomes fun, interesting, and fulfilling!"
Daria
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Julie is a professional Instructor who quickly identifies the level of her students. 

Her energy and sense of humor are contagious and stimulating. 

When we laugh we increase endorphin in our brain which helps us to remember what we learn. 

Thank you Julie for instruction and the pleasure of learning. :)"
Marlena
Took Music Theory lessons from Julie L.
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"Carolyn gave me a solid, accessible foundation of theory which I could directly apply to my audition situations. Instead of panicking when I get a piece of new music, I now see it as a treasure trove of information I now have the key to unlock. Thanks to her, I am an empowered actor, and that’s always a good thing!"
Josephine
Took Music Theory lessons from Carolyn M.
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"Brandon is able - and willing - to listen to the issues and concerns I have and address them with insight and clarity. He has been able to help me become not only a better Guitar Player, but a better Musician."
Frank
Took Music Theory lessons from Brandon P.
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