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Denise R.

16 Reviews
Palm Springs, CA
Starting at $25
  • Music from Point Loma Nazarene University
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Denise R.

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About Denise

I'€ve always had a love for music. When I was 8 years old, I taught myself how to read music before my first piano lesson because I was so excited to learn. I continued taking piano lessons throughout my school days and became involved in choir in high school. When I began college I decided

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Elektra
Such a sweet teacher and so good with children.
Michelle S.
So talented and easy to understand. She is amazing! Glad I decided to do this for myself.
Andrea
Denise is a wonderfull teacher. She is very patient and kind. She is very welcoming and professinal. I would definitaly recomend her 100%

Jenny P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Jenny P.

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Jenny is an Ohio based flutist with over 20 years’ experience teaching flute and piccolo. She has 10 years’ experience at the collegiate level. She enjoys teaching at all levels, from beginner through advanced, and has taught a wide range of ages from 8 to 70. From introducing students to the flute and teaching them their first songs as a beginner, to preparing them for auditions, recitals, honor bands, and much more as an advanced player, I love helping students enjoy the process of learning an instrument and being able to see them grow and achieve their goals. I love that each student brings unique strengths to each lesson and I tailor the lesson to the student’s needs and learning styles.

About Jenny

I have over 20 years’ experience teaching flute and piccolo and currently teach at two local colleges. I enjoy teaching at all levels, from beginner through advanced. At the Beginner level, I get to introduce students to the instrument. This is one of my favorite parts because every new piece

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Kylie
I was nervous to have a lesson with private teacher and was petrified the first day when she asked me to play for her, but I was surprised by how supportive and reinforcing she was. She teaches in a very comfortable, positive, and engaging way. Not only does she adapt her teaching to "you," but she puts a lot of effort in her students. She teaches at a university, but puts just as much passion and care into her private students. I personally credit her to preparing me for college and building me into the musician I am today. I highly recommend her to anybody- at all levels! :)
Annette
Jenny is a kind and strong teacher. I truly enjoyed my lessons with her as I studied flute. She is an asset to the community for many reasons, but her love for education is superb.
Luane
It is with great pleasure for me to recommend Jenny as a flute instructor. I am one of her advanced and more mature students (I didn't want to say old lol! ). I graduated with a BM and have taught elementary music for 37 years. Jenny is creative, intuitive and compassionate. She has a thirst for knowledge and a great passion for teaching! She is always searching for new and innovative ways of teaching musical concepts. I am amazed how she is able to be so expressive in the way that she explains how to play expressively! In the short time that I have been taking lessons from Jenny I have experienced great improvement on all levels of my flute playing. Her “bag of tricks” appear to be endless! In my humble opinion I feel Jenny has all the qualities of a master teacher! I always look forward for my lessons with her!
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Kasumi L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kasumi L.

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Kasumi is an experienced performer and teacher who is motivated to provide the best possible online learning experience for her students. Equipped with high quality technology in computers, recording devices and cameras, she is ready to give you an all-encompassing online educational flute experience.

About Kasumi

Hi, my name is Kasumi and I am a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and an alumni of The United States Army Field Band, where I worked as a professional flutist for seven years. I currently study with the principal flutist of the San Francisco Symphony

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Bonnie B.
I have been a flute teacher for forty years with many outstanding and nationally award-winning students but Kasumi stands out among my favorite students and performers.

I was so lucky to have Kasumi start in 6th grade and continue through high school with me. Along the way she picked up many awards through the Seattle Flute Society, the Seattle Young Artists, and the Seattle Youth Symphony where she was first chair in every orchestra. Her high school career culminated in being selected to attend the very prestigious Eastman School of Music with a very generous scholarship.

Kasumi has a sparkly personality and that sparkle shines in her playing. Building on a solid musical and technical base she adds her own distinctive ideas and nuances to create a personal performance.

Having been part of the creative team to produce The United States Army Field Band Flute Fundamentals DVD, Kasumi is well equipped to teach beginners who have never opened a flute case to serious students hoping for a musical career- and to make it fun!
Dhivya K.
Kasumi has been a colleague of mine since our time together at Eastman. Her knowledge of flute pedagogy and technique is impressive and she plays with warmth and clarity. However, it is her enthusiasm, kindness, and patience that make her a joy to work with, both for students and colleagues. I would highly recommend Kasumi to anyone considering flute lessons!
Pamela D.
I couldn't recommend Kasumi highly enough! I have known and worked with her for 10 years, from being in the same class at the Eastman School of Music to now working together in the US Army Field Band. She is extremely professional and always easy to work with. Anyone would be lucky to work with her!!

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Jessica G.

54 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jessica G.

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Cello lessons in my studio, at your home, or on-line.

About Jessica

I have 20 years of playing experience along with a Bachelor's degree in Cello Performance. I was the section leader of my university's orchestra as well as a full-scholarship member of the university quartet. As a professional gigging musician, I have played with Il Divo, Mario Winans, La Jolla S

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Maggie
Jessica is an amazing cellist and teacher. I’m an adult who started with her from the very very beginning...and am so thrilled with my progress over the past few years. She is very patient and makes learning the cello a lot of fun. Thank you 😊
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Anthony M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, English
  • Awarded 1st Place Overall Winner from Nicol-Brown Invitational Contest, Albany NY
  • M.Ed. from University of St. Thomas
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Anthony M.

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I have competed and performed in several continents around the globe and have been coached by the best and most renowned bagpipers in Canada, the US, Australia, New Zealand and the UK. A teacher by trade, I have the tools you need to succeed with this instrument, whether you are just beginning or are an advanced player.

We will focus on the fundamental skills needed to make your music a joy to hear! I hold a Master's degree in Education and know what it takes to raise your playing to a higher standard. Message me to see if we could be a good match!

About Anthony

Ever since I was 8 years old, I have loved playing the bagpipes. The instrument was not easy at first - and admittedly I wanted to quit taking lessons early on - but by persevering through the initial learning curve I took off with it and my life has honestly never been the same since. My hope is t

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Gregory P.
I can highly recommend this very talented musician.
I have taken five lessons with Anthony and have very much enjoyed his passion and teaching style. He is patient and non-judgmental and has a very thoughtful process for learning bagpipe techniques.
I appreciate that he sends me a video demonstration of what we just covered in the lesson to fall back on.
Anthony played thunderstruck by AC/DC for me once and it was simply amazing.
Doug M.
Excellent. Super patient, personable, knowledgeable.
Omar Z.
Anthony takes time to explain concepts and assists you when you have difficulty understanding how to play a piece. He gets on your level to make sure you stay motivated and encourages you to keep practicing and makes playing fun so you become a great piper! He is a professional and comes highly recommended for every the new pipers like myself.
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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Music Composition & Conducting from Fredonia School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Darrell V.

26 Reviews
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Classical and Spanish

About Darrell

Why these lessons are different: - Formally trained conductor/composer/producer - Individual or group session options including full band production - A long roster of satisfied clients - Broad base of musical styles (rock, classical, jazz, blues, metal, bluegrass, folk, theater, big band,

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Aviv C.
Good instructor
Frank S.
Darrell helped me a lot to get a handle on my Ableton rig. I needed to set up midi tracks, locate presets to create cool sounds from plugins. Then I needed to export the audio of a couple of those tracks to import into a separate Pro Tools project. Lot of progress, thanks Darrell! -- Frank S
Natalie Watson
Absolutely loved the lesson and loved Darrell. He made me feel very comfortable and made the lesson fun. I learned a lot and really am looking forward to the next ones. Very excited to be embarking on this new venture in my life.

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"Mrs. Patti has been inspirational for both our children and we welcome her timely (she is always on time) arrival for piano every week. Great teacher with lots of patience and love for music. We were just very lucky to find her!"
Rick
Took Piano lessons from Patti C.
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"Tom was my 7-year-old son's piano teacher, he also taught him music theory, he is very professional, also very nice and accommodating, would definitely recommend!"
jia
Took Piano lessons from Tom S.
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"Leanna is a fun instructor who makes it easier to understand and engage ones body in their music. Breathing never seemed to be a big deal but with her help it made a big difference in my performance."
Charlene
Took Flute lessons from Leanna G.
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"Lisa is a wonderful teacher! Makes everything crystal clear and is very patient and kind. Helped improve my skills tremendously. Would definite recommend."
Gabe
Took Bassoon lessons from Lee Q.
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"We are very fortunate to have Kelvin as our daughter's violin teacher. He makes learning fun and interesting. She looks forward to her lessons. He's very energetic and is able to keep her focused. We appreciate that he's very patient and addresses any concerns she may be having with her music."
Heydi
Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better."
Roger
Took Fiddle lessons from Marc D.
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"Fedor is teaching our 7th grader violin through Skype since early summer of 2016. Our child made tremendous progress! Fedor is patient, thorough and is an excellent teacher. Highly recommended!"
Zhanna
Took Violin lessons from Fedor O.
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"Christina is great, very knowledgeable with a positive and fun attitude."
Lisa
Took Piano lessons from Christina E.
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"Amazing experience with Jeanne. I have great memories from my lessons with her and warmly recommend her as a piano teacher!"
Deborah
Took Piano lessons from Jeanne H.
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"The first lesson went great!!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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