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Jake H.

3 Reviews
Studio City, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded FreshGrass Duo Competition Winner from FreshGrass Music Festival
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Jake H.

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Hi fellow musicians! I am a professional touring musician, songwriter, and recording artist based in Austin, TX. I graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Mandolin Performance and a minor in American Roots Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston.

About Jake

Hi fellow musicians! I am a professional touring musician, songwriter, and recording artist based in Los Angeles, CA. I graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Mandolin Performance and a minor in American Roots Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston. Every musician has their own voice

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Peter
Jake is a fantastic teacher. He is enthusiastic about the subject matter, and is excited to see you progress and grow as a player. He tailors the lessons to your goals and is pretty much game for whatever you want to focus on.

Since Mandolin is his focus as a musician, he has practical experience and knowledge on the instrument that helps us learn theory in a relatable fashion and has endless tips and tricks to help you grow.

Highly recommended!
Peter
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Mark
Great teacher...patient and thoughtful. I’m a beginner but already learned so much in a short period.

Dave A.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music from Los Angeles College of Music
  • Teaching since 2015
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Dave A.

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Experienced teacher of 4 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate/advanced theory student. All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. You will be building a strong foundation of music theory, ear training, sight singing, and more.

About Dave

I'm a Los Angeles based guitarist, widely known for work with musical agencies, local big bands, and my jazz-fusion group. I've shared the stage with such artists as Jeff Hamilton, Bob Reynolds and Bob Mintzer. I’m an experienced teacher of 4 years, specialized for the beginner/intermediate/advance

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Ryan R.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $58
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from CSU-Northridge
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Ryan R.

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I am an experienced music educator with close to 25 years of experience teaching music to students of all ages and abilities. My work both as a private instructor as well as a credentialed school music teacher gives me the knowledge and skills to meet the needs of any student. I focus on process so that students are building the necessary skills and techniques to be successful in their musical endeavors, however they may present themselves. I also desire to utilize the student's musical interests and curiosities to further motivate their love for music.

About Ryan

Thank you for taking the first step in your musical pursuits. I am a professional music educator and trumpet player with close to 25 years of teaching experience. I graduate Cum Laude from CSU-Northridge with a Bachelor's in Music Education. My focus is first and foremost on building a characteris

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Susan
Ryan is a gem of a teacher. My son has been taking trumpet lessons with Ryan for the past 4 months and I couldn't be happier with the results. His love for music and teaching shines through whether it's an in person or online class. My son now enjoys practicing and looks forward to his lessons with Ryan.
Jade
I have been taking piano/music lessons from Ryan for 8 months now. It has been a great journey with him. As a 40yo student, I always have my ways of learning music (or anything), and Ryan truly customized every lesson to my likings. And these changes based on what was going on in my life at the moment of the lessons, be that a celebration, a loss, a growth and such. So the lessons with him have been healing process to me like a therapy. Now I understand why there is such thing as music therapy. I started lessons with him to play piano, but he had been showering me with lots of music theory which I have been always curious about. It is like learning a whole new language and it opened up my eyes to a world of music. Ryan is kind, friendly and flexible. An hour lesson with him give me happy and positive energy for a week. Why wouldn’t musical conversations give anyone such pleasure? I am committed to continuing my musical journey with Ryan!

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Shelia L.

77 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1966
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Shelia L.

77 Reviews
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Improvisation, Chord Accompaniment, solo & ensemble arranging, and general enhancement to solos performances.

Technique building, scales, arpeggios, chord progressions, blues & jazz scales.

About Shelia

If you will notice - I am the only accordion teacher that only teaches accordion. AND MY REVIEWS - are ALL for the Accordion!! That is what I play, that is all I play, I have studied with the best - Willard Palmer & Bill Hughes. I have owned and operated an accordion music school for over 20 years

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Aliana M.
Shelia has great energy and is super engaging. She is very skilled and I have learned more with her in the 3 weeks than I did at a Music Studio for 2 years. If you want to learn how to play accordion and enjoy every minute of it, I highly recommend Sheila.
Antonio V.
My first lesson did my homework and was impressed good teacher and fun.so far so 👍
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Lane S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Recording Arts from Musicians Institue
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Lane S.

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About Lane

Hi! My name is LANE MY SPECIALTIES ARE: METAL /POP / ROCK / R&B / INDIE / COUNTRY --- ALL LEVELS! * GUARANTEED RESULTS!! (Of course, you have to PRACTICE) * $50 per hour sesh * LOCATED IN PASADENA ***** The FOCUS of the Lessons are ***** * BREATHING---to SUPPORT YOUR VO

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Niki S.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Farsi
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 18; Female: 6 to 50
  • B.A in Music Education from Tehran University
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Niki S.

35 Reviews
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Experienced teacher of 11 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation . I specialize in classical , pop as well as music theory.

About Niki

I am a passionate classically trained Piano Teacher specializing in Classical music and pop . I create an enjoyable, customized, yet disciplined lesson plan to help my students achieve their musical goals . I enjoy working with the students of all ages( Young children and Adults). I am determined t

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Payne
My son really enjoyed his first lesson. We look forward to next week!
Susan
My daughter started with Niki almost 2 years ago at age 9 and we feel so fortunate to have her as a piano teacher. Niki provides a wonderful balance of patience, nurturing and encouragement with building solid discipline and understanding. She has fostered joy and pride in my daughter and a love of piano that will stay with her a lifetime.
Heather
Niki is very patient and encouraging with my son. We've been with her for four years and counting!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Pacific Palisades, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Pacific Palisades 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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$52 average
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"Billy is the absolute best! Transcribing rhythms and ear training analysis have always been my weaknesses when it comes to music theory knowledge and finding the right exercises and techniques to improve has always been quite a difficult process to achieve. However, within just a few tutoring lessons from Billy, I started to build a better understanding of music theory as a whole. In every tutoring lesson, Billy was patient, knowledgeable and friendly which quickly benefited my musicality and strengthened my overall friendship and love with music. Thank you Billy!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Billy D.
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"So easy even this old timer can get it

Tim is an excellent, patient and caring instructor. I am a brand new guitar owner from a rural area in North Dakota. I was looking for a guitar teacher but all required a 30-60 minute drive. I found Tim through the Betterfly website and have taken several lessons through Skype. It has been a great experience that I would recommend to anyone from beginner on up"
Christine
Took Music Theory lessons from Tim B.
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"Trevor is wonderful and sensitive to special learning needs."
Will
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor H.
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"I studied music theory with Adam because I needed extra help for college classes, and he was a huge help! There were so many concepts that I knew a little about, but Adam helped fill in the gaps of knowledge and familiarized me with the concepts so well, that I could teach them myself! He is patient, humorous, and a complete joy to take lessons from."
Eric
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"This was my boys first lesson and they loved it. They were so excited after class. Telling me that it felt way to short and that they are eager to have more lessons with Alyssa.
I’m also very pleased as she is a warm and welcoming person and I had an easy time communicating with her about what exactly I am looking for, our schedule, and also difficulties with entering our first lesson.

The boys will definitely, and with joy, continue their music journey with Alyssa."
Santiago
Took Music Theory lessons from Alyssa W.
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"Honestly I couldn't have picked a better teacher. Above all else, Christian really takes the time to help you understand what he's teaching and how to apply it to your own playing. I've been playing guitar for 10 years now and before I started taking lessons from him, I never knew how much I didn't know. Every lesson is fun and engaging and definitely well worth the rate. Bar none."
Justin Kirschbaum
Took Music Theory lessons from Christian L.
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"Rebecca came well prepared and she has a very positive, energetic personality.
She is a true pleasure to be around. To hear her play is a blessing. She has it all:
personality and musically. We are blooking forward to many more lessons to come."
May
Took Music Theory lessons from Rebecca S.
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"Music has never come easy me. Up until Zack, I had never found a teacher that helped me get it. When he teaches he takes his time and makes sure you’re getting it. Not only that but he makes sure you have fun! Whenever he’s teaching I can’t help but have fun. He’s always cracking jokes and making you feel comfortable. I love music lessons with him. I’m so glad he’s a teacher and I hope he helps many more kids like me to become better musicians."
Dori
Took Music Theory lessons from Zack D.
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"Ivan is a fantastic teacher. He's not only passionate about music, but he instills that same passion in his lessons. I highly recommend him to anyone interested in learning music."
Irina
Took Music Theory lessons from Ivan L.
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"A really interactive and caring teacher he knows his material and really wants his students to learn.very paticent and makes his material very easily understood"
Sinead
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith G.
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