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Popular Music Teachers in Pala, CA

Diane G.

11 Reviews
Bonsall, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 65; Female: 5 to 70
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Diane G.

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I have been teaching the violin/fiddle to children and adults for 9 years. My speciality is in teaching young children and youth. I do teach methods that are appropriate to their level, whether they are beginners or have been playing for a while. I love teaching adult beginners as well, we all need a good start with a firm technique base for left and right areas (violin and bow) of playing the violin. I teach from the concept of Musicianship: warm ups to prevent injury, correct techniques for playing, and using theory books and violin method books that are creative and easy to follow and understand, both for children and adults. I teach note-reading as well as aural learning because a student, young or older, needs both music notation and ear training to gain the best possible perspective on learning this instrument and having fun. As a teacher, I love being creative in lessons, it's very important and helps the student to assimilate the techniques and pieces so they can move ...

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I love to teach the violin, viola and fiddle. I really enjoy working with adult beginners to help them discover music. You are never too old to learn! I also enjoy working with young children and youth to establish a wonderful foundation for the student. I have special training in working with chi

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Mayumi T.
Diane is an amazing teacher!! My two daughters (8 and 12yrs old) have been taking lessons from Diane for over 2 years and they love her lessons! Diane is very kind-hearted, very positive, and patient. They have a great violin rental and purchasing program with a very reasonable price and her husband as a professional luthier, setting up all the instruments for us and whenever the kids need to switch a violin size, they take care of it. We are very happy with Diane and it's hard to find a teacher like her.
Nancy
Was my first violin lesson today, and Diane is very thorough and easy to follow. She is excited about the violin and not just a teacher so I already know that I have a great teacher. I am so excited about my journey with her!
Amber A.
Diane is a fabulous teacher!! When my daughter wanted to start violin and fiddle I knew I would need to know something about violin to help her at home. So, Diane taught my 5 year old and me. Diane really has an amazing bond with my daughter and has truly become one of our family... She makes the lessons fun and engaging for my daughter... She takes a personal interest in her students and gears the lessons to their level. Diane is always willing to work with you when it comes to schedules as well, for example: summer time vacations.... I highly recommend Diane as an instructor. She knows her instrument, her theory, and how to convey the information to adults and small children. We have now been taking lessons for a couple of years and my daughter still looks forward to them and that is due to the investment that Diane has personally made in their relationship!
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Jason M.

100 Reviews
Winchester, CA
Starting at $30
  • Associate of Arts in Music and Business from KPC, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
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Jason M.

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Bluegrass, Claw-hammer, Southern Rock, 5-string, 4-string Tenor, Metal, Rock, Pop and Country

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TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2005, Jason M. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring multiple-camera angles and a share screen experience leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 15 years and teaching music since 1996. Although trained in standard tea

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Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
Barney
Jason is an awesome and patient teacher. Can't recommend him enough!
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Chris L.

4 Reviews
Temecula, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, English, Spanish/Español
  • Assiciate of Art in Music from Mt. San Jacinto College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris L.

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I am a professional gigging blues/rock/indy musician who is well versed in a multitude of genres, I have toured while playing both modern and classic country and recently graduated college while studying jazz. I have spent the last 8 years of my life dedicated to learning about the guitar and want to pass it along and teach for a living. I specialize in rock and blues, with an emphasis on improvisation for all genres.

About Chris

I began teaching music professionally in 2015 and since then it has become my passion. I graduated college with a degree in music and teach professionally as my primary source of income. I regularly teach guitar and bass (4 string 5 string and fretless) as well as introductory piano and even colleg

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Brenten D.
First lesson was great! My son is very excited for the next one!
Carrie
Chris makes learning guitar fun for my son and has motivated my son to practice regularly. Thank you!
James W.
Chris was patient and informative. I'm an actual beginner with literally just picking up guitar for the first time. He focused on the basics and asked what style I liked to be taught. I'm looking forward to working with him more

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Joey E.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Joey E.

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I have a Master of Music degree in Composition from San Diego State University. I like to give my students practical advice such as how music theory can be used to express artistic ideas, human pattern recognition, and human emotions and ways to express emotion through music.

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Joey Earnest is a Southern California musician and educator who specializes in keyboard, saxophone, composition, and production. In addition to teaching private music lessons, he teaches several rock and jazz history courses at Mesa College. He received a BM in Jazz Studies: Saxophone Performance f

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Christine
Joey is the best kind of teacher--he challenges my son and makes it fun for him. He pushes my son outside of his comfort zone, but in a good way. My son's technique and tone have improved so much. And best of all, he's really enjoying Joey as his teacher!
Suzie
Joey has been teaching piano to my 9 year old son for almost a year now. We are very happy with the relationship our son and Joey have, and with our son’s progress. My husband and I both studied music in college, and we’ve both been music teachers at various points in our careers. We know a solid teacher when we see one. Joey somehow manages to set high expectations for our son while remaining laid back and fun. He lets our son explore different types of music as our son’s interest changes. We find that flexibility refreshing and necessary to keep young kids interested. Out of all his activities, our son loves piano the most, and a lot of that has to do with the quality of teaching he receives from Joey. Speaking of flexibility, Joey has adapted his teaching seamlessly to teaching via zoom (his lessons were previously taught in our home), and even put together a lovely virtual recital for all the kids in his studio during the covid-19 social distancing situation. We heard about Joey from friends, and continue to recommend him to others.
Andrea
Joey is knowledgable and talented in his craft. My energetic five year old son looks forward to his lessons each week. Joey is an experienced teacher, his lesson structure and management skills keep my son on task and learning. He is patient and flexible. We highly recommend Joey as a music teacher. These lessons are an investment in our child’s future and we consider ourselves extremely lucky to have found Joey.
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Lucie T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lucie T.

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I teach with the goal of imparting a comprehensive musical understanding to my students. As a result of my instruction, they will learn to listen actively and critically, make educated expressive and technical decisions, and become familiar with the standard repertoire.

In a teacher-student relationship, I value mutual respect and a spirit of open dialogue. This means that I treat my students as complete human beings and equals. I never dismiss a student’s interpretive ideas or enforce my own. Rather, we come up with something compelling together through ongoing conversation. I strive to create a safe and stimulating learning environment where students can comfortably experiment and express themselves.

I place great importance on honing technique, which I consider as the foundation for musicality and expressive freedom. To that end, a significant portion of the work I set for my students (especially those who are intermediate or advanced) will be technical in nature. During the ...

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I am currently finishing my undergraduate studies at Columbia University while working on a master’s degree at the Juilliard School. I have a passion for teaching and take pride in my students achieve their musical goals. My curriculum targets the development of left and right hand technique while

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Joseph T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Bachelor's from Southern oregon university
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph T.

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Hello, I have been studying percussion academically for over 10 years. I have a masters degree and a bachelor's of music with a focus in percussion performance. I am an approved private instructor for humble isd in Houston Texas. I teach a variety of topics from world percussion to classical as well as jazz, pop, rock and contemporary music styles

About Joseph

I've been studying percussion academically for over ten years and hold two degrees in percussion performance. I studied at the Oregin center of the arts for my bachelor's and recently recital my masters degree from Sam Houston State University. I'm very educated in the subjects of classical music

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Maddie
Took Bagpipes lessons from Catherine P.
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"Great personality. Makes you feel more comfortable, minus nerves, than a formal setting. Super knowledgeable."
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Took Singing lessons from Gina T.
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"Lucian was patient and conveyed the information extremely well. Easy to manifest!"
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Took Piano lessons from Lucian W.
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"This is mine and my daughters first time taking music lessons. Melissa is patient with my daughter and very knowledgeable. After five lessons with Melissa I feel we are on the right track to accomplishing our ukulele goals."
Ryan & Hazel
Took Ukulele lessons from Melissa F.
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"Excellent teacher. He taught me technique AND theory. I started classes with him immediately after getting my electric guitar and within the first month I learned so much. Santi is the real deal. Highly recommend."
Camila
Took Guitar lessons from Santi P.
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"i had a most wonderful experience in class with Donnie i am really glad that I chose him for my private teacher he has a great personality and a very knowledgeable teacher he works with you not against you he is very kind and compassionate because of Donnie I now can play unplugged, batman theme free fallin and more also being in his group class last night I actually learned how to play Good Riddance Time of your life he is an awesome teacher cant wait to be in his class tomorrow I would rate him more stars than 5 but that is all the stars that there is LOL ******************* so I add more in my own way good job Donnie Keep up the good work :)"
Francs
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Jordan is a very diligent musician and great to work with. He was the musician for my wedding and the songs turned out great. He was always helpful teaching me new things as a friend and would definitely recommend him as a teacher. Just an all around great guy to learn from and work with."
Weston
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"The first lesson went great!!"
Hailey
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Stephen is a very thorough singing teacher. After 5 lessons, I know so much more about singing than I even thought there was to it. I already feel like I improved a tremendous amount, and I have fun in his classes. My range increased, my breath management improved, and the quality of my voice is also much nicer. I can only recommend Stephen."
Isti Urban
Took Singing lessons from Stephen H.
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"Andrew is wonderful! He gives great feedback, is very patient, and very
talented. You can tell he knows what he's doing and has the skill to pass
his knowledge along."
Maggie
Took Cello lessons from Andrew B.
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