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Bill T.

41 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
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Bill T.

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I think the flute can produce such beautiful and colorful sounds and is a tool for great expression. Therefore, in lessons, covering all the basics of proper tone production, breath support, vibrato, musicality and technique will ensure a solid foundation with which even the highest levels of success can be built upon. I teach these concepts through the use of various exercises, etude/method books, as well as duet books which are incredibly essential for musical development and are also fun!

About Bill

Bill T. is a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience and as a performer. Bill currently leads his own group and is a member of several others ranging from big band to Ethiopian funk music. Bill enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities and specializes in teaching pr

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Janelle T.
Bill is a wonderful saxophone and clarinet teacher for my two sons. He's currently working with my older son to prepare for a clarinet audition. The process of preparing for the audition showed me some important qualities about Bill: 1) he goes above and beyond for his students (e.g. he recorded my son's solo piece in various tempos to help with practice); 2) he's flexible in making time for his students based on their needs; and 3) he's supportive and likable. My younger son, who took 4 saxophone lessons from Bill, mentioned Bill as one of the reasons for picking the instrument for band next year. I highly recommend Bill.
Mark W.
When we were searching for the right clarinet teacher, it was important to find not just a teacher, but a professional musician. Bill was the right guy for the job.

My daughter Lili had been playing for four years and Bill stepped in with techniques that really took her musicianship to the next level. He is patient, organized and, per Lili, "A dope dude."

Bill has helped Lili with music that she is working on for marching and concert band at school while creating customized warm ups specifically for her. During the pandemic he has been flexible with his schedule, generous with his time and has kept Lili motivated in her music and on track while her school bands have had a hard time playing together.

He is a pro who is communicative, responsive, and punctual for all of the lessons.

I highly recommend Bill as a teacher. He and his band put on a pretty good show as well!
Franck
Bill is the real deal! The reviews were dead on. Bill is a superstar instructor. He is energetic, engaging, and an amazing teacher who knows the instrument. You will make great progress. I highly recommend him!

Matthew W.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Matthew W.

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I am a working professional in Hollywood.
I've studied and performed with the greatest players on earth.
Humor is a big part of having lessons with me so get ready to laugh!
Also- get ready to practice!!
You should be planning on practicing at least 5 hours per week.

About Matthew

Matthew, violin/viola, attended Boston Conservatory and New England Conservatory, then relocated to Los Angeles in 2001, studying at Henry Mancini Institute with members of the LA Philharmonic. He has performed with Yo-Yo Ma, Bobby McFerrin, Sir James Galway, Jennifer Hudson, Peter Frampton, Babyfa

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Deborah
Our family loves Matthew. He's brought music back into our home and even my 3-year-old enjoys being a part of my lessons. I've had my great-grandfather's violin since I was 10, but it wasn't until I started taking lessons with Matthew 3 years ago, that I really started to play and understand foundational scales, key signatures and positions. It's opened up a whole world for me, and now I love playing the violin. For the legacy, the beautiful music and the joy it brings into my life and our home.
Eliza James
Matthew is a fantastic teacher. I’ve known him for 20 yrs and have had many lessons. I recommend him for any level and students of any age. If you want to rekindle your love for music Matthew is your perfect teacher.

Janeen F.

8 Reviews
San Gabriel, CA
Starting at $55
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Janeen F.

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Do you love to sing? How would you like to turn your passion for singing into your own songs that you can perform for the world to enjoy?

My name is Janeen. I am a worship leader, singer, songwriter, voiceover artist, composer and producer. I've been singing professionally for over 30 years.

My class specializes in singing, audition preparation, songwriting, recording, music production and performing. I teach out of my own professional recording studio in Southern California.

I've worked with multi-platinum, Grammy award winning producers Maurice Starr (New Edition and New Kids on the Block), Michael Jonzun, Donnie Wahlberg, Gerald Lee (songwriter for the multiple Grammy award winning singer Patti LaBelle) and Grammy nominated producer / saxophonist Scott Mayo. I've toured around the U.S. for many years performing, recording and opening for numerous national acts including multiple Grammy Award winners The Fugees.

With numerous client testimonials, I enjoy working with ...

About Janeen

More than singing lessons - RECORD your voice in a professional, state of the art recording studio with me! Hi. My name is Janeen. I am a Christian. I am a worship leader, singer, songwriter, voiceover artist, composer and producer. I've been singing professionally for over 30 years and teaching fo

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Karen
Janeen has been working with my teenage daughter for less than a year. During that time, my daughter has made noticeable improvements with her singing and confidence. Janeen has also tapped in to my daughter's creative abilities and started teaching her to write her own songs. Janeen's ability to build relationships with her clients is what makes her shine above the rest. She is professional, experienced, knowledgeable, and shows great care and patience when mentoring my daughter. Singing with Janeen is more than just learning and enhancing a skill. Her mentorship also helps build my daughter's character.
Katherine
Janeen was inspiring on visit 1! Looking forward to working with her. Thanks Janeen!
kaylee
best teacher someone could ask for, don’t know what i would do without her, perfect for everyone, everywhere.

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Andrew M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Music from Wayne State University
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Andrew M.

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Music college graduate, with plenty of experience in real-world musical settings and five years of teaching experience. When it comes to teaching I have plenty of patience and no judgment! I like to think of learning piano like hiking an unpaved trail to a destination. At times the trail can become difficult and you might be tempted to give up on the destination. But as you gain momentum and your destination gets closer and closer, one realizes their past troubles were worth their current gains.
My goal is to help you define realistic goals and then, how to obtain them. If you are unsure of what your goals are, that's okay too. We can cover the basics and in time, find out what your musical interests are. However, I expect my students to work towards improving their skills by practicing a little each day, or as I like to say students need to be hitting the woodshed.
My lessons are tailored toward each student's goals but I always include certain topics. The core of my ...

About Andrew

Hello! My name is Andrew M., and I obtained my Bachelor of Arts in Music at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. During my undergraduate, I became a proficient composer, arranger, and performer. I perform solo piano at wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, and private events. I also pe

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Katie
Just judging off our first lesson, it was great! I was really nervous because I haven’t tried to learn to play an instrument in over a decade, but I really enjoyed the lesson with Andrew and I’m looking forward to continuing.
Zach
I've been taking lessons from Andrew for almost 2 years now. He's a great teacher; he's patient, encouraging and accommodating. He builds a strong foundation for playing and understanding music by focusing on the fundamentals first and foremost. I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Gare
I came to Andrew as an intermediate-to-advanced level pianist looking to learn jazz piano. Andrew does a great job pacing his lessons to push new ideas and techniques without being overwhelming. He will also relate the techniques he teaches to how he plays in real life, which is extremely helpful. Andrew is very easy to get along with and is also very responsive between lessons. I'd recommend him for any skill level
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Katie S.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Awarded Nominated for Best Educator in Prince William from InsideNova.com
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education from The Hartt School / University of Hartford
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Katie S.

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I offer beginning and intermediate Piano lessons for children and adults!

About Katie

Master of Music Education The Hartt School - University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Bachelor of Music The Hartt School - University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Current Public School Teacher Over 18 years experience teaching private violin, viola, cello, guitar, and piano lessons!

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Tommy
Not just by the book. Is very musical in approach, ear training, theory etc... highly recommended
Franklyn
The first lesson was exactly as expected. Very professional. My son will continue with Katie. He is very excited to work with her.
Cheryl
Katie is the best! A talented musician and a very patient teacher -- she makes learning to play a real joy.
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Kait K.

39 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Marion Ross Scholar from San Diego State University
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Kait K.

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Kait specializes in combining vocal, movement and acting to help performers create 3 dimensional musical theatre characters whom audiences remember for excellent performances and personal ownership and connection to the story through song.

About Kait

Kait K. has been coaching singers of all ages and abilities since 1997. "Every singer has stumbling blocks. It is my passion to help them identify those, understand them and then...shatter them. Singers are complex people with complex instruments, and no matter what our expertise level, the DESIRE

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Julie
Kait is kind, so talented and knowledgeable. Very comfortable being with her. She's a pro and a pleasure.
Julie *.
Kait is kind, professional and very knowledgeable. Love working with her!
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Took Guitar lessons from Ray F.
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"Kevin is one of the best teachers I have ever encountered - not just musically either. As an educator myself I acknowledge that is takes a very special person to convey "complex" material to another in a way that is digestible, relate-able, and fun. And Kevin does just that. Honestly, I can't think of a better music teacher than him. Thank you!!"
Elizabeth
Took Guitar lessons from Kevin T.
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"It was great she make it so simple for me to understand that's what I needed someone to work with me one on one its going to be a great journey"
Joe
Took Piano lessons from Rhonda S.
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"Thanks for really helping me improve on making my sounds more clear and helping me start with my tongue and helping me get through a lot of songs that are helping me!"
Emily
Took Flute lessons from Sheila M.
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"Tom was absolutely fantastic. He seemed to be genuinely interested in my progress and just as excited as I was about me picking up the piano again - over 20 years since I’d last had lessons - which was an excellent motivator. I may have gone home and practices for a few hours. I look forward to continuing my lessons with him."
Anya
Took Piano lessons from Tom N.
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"Thanks Rosita for your patience, for your cares and effort on making us better singers. Although some of us in the Church quire had no idea of what correct singing was u helped us excel and move forward in knowledge of musical notes, pitch ranges, tuning, proper breathing, diet and all that good stuff about singing. I can only describe u as an AWESOME teacher!!! Love u bunch your friend and student always
Marichuy! :-);-)"
Maria D. Aburto
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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"Jill is so passionate about music and unde"
Xiaoqian
Took Piano lessons from Jill W.
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"Jill is an amazing harp teacher! Because she is so positive, energetic and supportive, she has made learning to play the harp a wonderful experience for my daughters. She is able motivate my girls to practice and they look forward to their lessons each week. I asked my girls what their favorite things are about Jill. My 14-year-old said, “It is really obvious that she loves to play the harp. This makes me love to play as well because of her enthusiasm and example. She is really encouraging when I get frustrated.” My 12-year-old said, “She helps me find my weaknesses and thinks of ways to strengthen them. She also makes learning the harp a lot of fun.” We would highly recommend Jill as a music teacher!"
Shannon
Took Harp lessons from Jill W.
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"My son and I have been taking piano lessons from Corinne for almost a year. She is a lovely person, extremely patient and dedicated to teaching. She genuinely cares about her students. Corinne is quite gifted working with young children as well as adults. I took piano lessons as a child, and she immediately assessed where to resume instruction. She took a totally different approach with my six year old son, who had no experience. Even though he had just started to read and write in school, she used a very understandable, age- appropriate method with him. He is now playing the piano while reading basic music at the same time. She knows exactly how much and how hard to gently push, in order to encourage improvement each week. Corinne is also very professional, dependable, punctual and takes the time you spend with her seriously. I highly recommend Corinne as a piano teacher. We enjoy our lessons immensely."
Jeff
Took Piano lessons from Corinne D.
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"Over the past 2 months, I’ve found Jimmy to be a phenomenal teacher. While I’ve spent my whole life experimenting with my voice, what I’ve learned in these past months has completely transformed both how I understand singing and my voice itself. No doubt, I still have a long way to go, but over this short period of time, I really cannot believe how much Jimmy has already helped me tap into a fullness and range I never thought my voice had.

I think what’s best about Jimmy is he fully understands what it takes to become a good singer, and how to fully find one’s singing voice. I will admit, the exercises Jimmy has you perform seem a bit odd at first, but it’s all part of the learning process to understand the mechanics of how to sing properly. Like all things worthwhile, results don’t happen overnight (although a couple months isn’t too shabby), but I can promise that if you study with Jimmy, you will have a teacher who has walked the path, knows it backwards and forwards, and will be able to help train you to sing fuller, healthier, and typically with more range. Furthermore, Jimmy tailors your lessons to your genre of choice!

Sounds like a pretty good deal to me."
Jack
Took Singing lessons from James R.
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