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Brian P.

27 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music from California State University, Los Angeles
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Brian P.

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About Brian

Brian discovered his talent and passion for teaching while still in college, and has been teaching guitar and piano in Southern California for over 20 years. Gifted at teaching students of all ages and abilities, he combines patience, creativity, imagination and boundless enthusiasm with solid prof

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Diane W.
Although this was my first lesson with Brian, he is a perfect match for me. He has a gentle, docile personality, good humored and very patient. He's especially great with beginners, older students and special needs individuals. In close proximity so he didn't have to travel far. His teaching style, for me, is very effective and he's a very nice person.
Mike S.
Brian is the best! Highly encouraging - especially for me as a beginner.
Jack
Brian was fantastic and the lesson was fun! Really pumped about my next lesson! I have some things to practice and I already feel like I can play some guitar!!
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Toni K.

13 Reviews
Canoga Park, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students Male: 14 to 70; Female: 12 to 70
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Toni K.

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Performance skills are arguably as important as music prowess. The student needs to learn how to find the balance between confidence and vulnerability on stage. Since I had horrific stage fright myself, I very successfully guide students through the nerves of inexperience to the joy of confidence (which rarely comes from preparation alone!)

About Toni

All of my lesson are on FaceTime or Zoom during the LA shelter in place mandates! The format is working surprisingly well. Don't hesitate to try a lesson this way. As always, I offer a money back guarantee! Two of my students are currently on tour with Sting! 2020 is certainly starting out wi

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Nia S.
Tony is spectacular! She empowers me each time we work together!
Michele
Toni has been one of the most important people in my life. She taught me not only how to sing, but also how to perform and be a real musician. She makes the lessons incredibly fun and helpful. I wouldn't be the musician I am today without her.
Judith
I've had a few singing teachers before and let me just say it was always mediocre. It was all fundamentals and straight to techniques. With toni it was so much fun and very simple. She makes sure that I don't feel like I'm being tested or points out my flaws but rather my strength which makes me feel even more motivated to sing. She's an amazing instructor I recommend her to anyone who wants to have fun learning rather than feeling like they're in a class. She's passionate, kind and she is an amazing teacher. Take her

Janeen F.

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

8 Reviews
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Do you love to sing? Are you afraid to step out in faith and share your gift with the world? I am a professional singer, songwriter, producer and mentor and I can help you build strength from the inside out, find your unique voice and gain the confidence you need to draw your audience in and land more auditions all while discovering your true gifts, talents, calling and purpose. YOU have a life-changing performance inside of you just waiting to come out!

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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TINGLE O.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish, ENGLISH
  • Awarded 1988 1st place Singing Competiton from Marla Gibbs Talent Search
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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TINGLE O.

3 Reviews
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Learn the importance of connecting with your audience, Microphone control,, How to get beyond the fear and execute the sound. Learn how to work with your musicians, technicians, and how to give them cues for what ou need in a performance. Also music biz tips

About TINGLE

TinGle is an instructor who gets you RESULTS...She had a #1 HIT on MP3.COM Radio called "Your My Man" in early 2000s. She's A PRO SINGER THAT TEACHES YOU TO BE PRO...whether to become a SUPERSTAR or JUST TO SING THE BEST IN YOUR THEATER MUSICAL, OR WEDDING.. God's TinGle CAN help you reach your G

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Margaret
This is my first time ever trying a vocal coach for my daughter and I must say we love her to pieces already. Her style of teaching is tailored to your child and their voice. She is a wonderful woman with the patience and voice to match. My daughter is always smiling in the car when we are leaving because she is always so happy and I am proud of her. Im getting ready right now to book our next lessons.
Nina L.
Tingle was beyond amazing! She is a wealth of information, knowledge and experience. Everything I wanted and needed. She was very calming and patient to my fears. I would definitely recommend her to anyone.
Jermaine
The absolute best! I've learned confidence, stage presence, technique, performance and so much more. I have taken voice lessons before with other professionals, but what I have learned with Tingle far exceeds any other instruction I have had from anyone else!

CRYSTAL K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Teaching since 2003
  • BA Acting from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
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CRYSTAL K.

7 Reviews
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Performance coaching is available in piano and voice.

About CRYSTAL

Crystal brings a lifetime’s experience of professional musicianship to each of her lessons. Born into a family of musicians, she sang her first solo at age 2. She also benefits her students with an extraordinarily diverse musical background, having worked as a vocalist in gospel, country, musical t

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Raylene L Lehnhoff
Love how she teaches the mechanics of learning to sing properly such as breathing correctly and posture right from the start for a beginner. Fantastic instructor!
Tamura H.
Amazing singng instructor

Crystal has increased my daughter’s self-esteem and expressiveness through song. My daughter is now writing her own poetry and song lyrics, as well as being able to combat her once shyness quality. She loves to perform in front of others now and has a confidence level that amazes me, especially now that she is going into those “teen” years. I think a lot of thanks needs to go to Crystal, for assisting my daughter in reaching her current creative level!
Tamura H.
Great piano instructor

Crystal is an amazing piano instructor. She is patient, understanding and dedicated. My daughter has learned so much from her. My daughter’s love for music has increased immensely since learning how to play the piano. This would never have been able to be accomplished without Crystal’s professional and caring teaching style.

James P.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks French
  • BA Music from Rutgers University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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James P.

9 Reviews
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I was a full time professional musician for several years and have a wealth of performing experience both as a solo artist and as a band member. I can help you discover who you are as a performer

About James

I've played keyboards and sang professionally for the last 25 years. During that time my home has been in the San Francisco Bay Area but I have performed all over the country and have toured several times in Germany, Switzerland, and Japan. I’m a two time winner of the West Coast Songwriters “Song

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Steve K.
James is very easy to follow..Very relaxed. He is clearly comfortable with his instrument so I feel in good hands..I look forward to working with him to hone my piano playing!
Michele L.
I came away from my lesson with James feeling so happy and knowing that he will be teaching and encouraging me all the way going forward. I am actually lost for words to express what an incredibly positive experience I had today. I am also looking forward to my grand daughter taking lessons from James now too. I feel I got lucky that James is the teacher that was found for me.
MIchele
Marcus C.
First lesson for my grandson and James was excellent, looking forward to future lessons.
Thanks James.

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Pasadena, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Pasadena is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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$56 average
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"Amanda is very attentive and thorough."
James (JW)
Took Music Performance lessons from Amanda M.
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"Eric was great. Hadn't played in a while and he really helped me get back into it and rekindled my love of music."
Phil
Took Music Performance lessons from Eric B.
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"Buzz is an excellent teacher and brings real world music experience into his instruction. As a touring musician, producer, song writer, and arranger, Buzz has an understanding of practical application. When I perform, I am always looking for ways to play smarter, and Buzz always helps with that. Buzz will break down music theory in a way that makes sense and that I can apply to my own playing on gigs and in rehearsal sessions. Buzz is a tremendous teacher for beginners (I have watched him give lessons to young students and he is excellent) , but if you are an experienced player and are just looking to get better, working with Buzz will get you there. I promise you'll play better after one lesson."
Alex
Took Music Performance lessons from Buzz A.
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"Quite Simply The Best.

With all of the music teachers in LA and the world, it is difficult to choose the best. With Fawn, I believe 100% that I have found the best. She is well educated, well rounded and versed in all the musical styles, up on the latest musical trends, yet knows the composers, songwriters and vocalists of yesteryears. She is passionate, fun, compassionate, patient, loving, kind and has a college degree from the 2 top music schools in the world. She has a thorough understanding of music theory, performance, voice, piano and the many ins and outs of the music industry. She is able to teach her students the theory behind the songs they are learning to play, sing, write and record. She is great at sharing the musical journey with her students, guiding them with honesty, tender care and knowledge. My daughter has grown leaps and bounds with Fawn and absolutely loves her. She’s helped change her voice into her authentic voice, taught her how to get over stage fright, how to turn her poems into song lyrics and how to produce her own vocals in the recording studio. She is quite simply, the best."
alexis
Took Music Performance lessons from Fawn A.
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"Jeremy brings knowledgeable talent to his live performances and makes learning music theory fun. I have been fortunate to perform live music with Jeremy on numerous occasions and can state unequivocally that it is a pleasure to work with him."
Jack
Took Music Performance lessons from Jeremy R.
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"Very helpful and informative!"
Michael
Took Music Performance lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Greg is a very talented teacher, who is always patient and is able to explain music theory and music components in ways that are easily understood. I really truly enjoy learning from Him. He’s very knowledgeable, and clearly works hard at his lessons."
Kelly
Took Music Performance lessons from Greg C.
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"Always have a fun lesson. Good teacher and would highly recommend"
Justin
Took Music Performance lessons from Thomas M.
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"Lisa is lovely person and a consummate musician. Her vocal skills and guitar technique are flawless, and her gift and craftsmanship for songwriting is world-class. Having since gone on to a very promising and exciting career in the music industry, I look back on my days learning from and sharing the stage with Lisa with both fondness and an appreciation for how much they improved my own musicianship."
Gordon
Took Music Performance lessons from Lisa A.
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"Melanie is incredibly thoughtful and thorough in her approach to teaching voice. She is the most patient and knowledgeable teacher I've ever had. If I've ever not understood a concept, she helps me to work through it in my time. She quickly identified my strengths and helped me to keep them strong while working diligently improving my weakest parts. I highly recommend her if you are looking for someone who will be the best teacher you have ever had."
Ashley
Took Music Performance lessons from Melanie A.
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