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Popular Music Teachers in Pauma Valley, CA

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Scott S.

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San Marcos, CA
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Students will not only learn some of their favorite songs, but build a solid foundation, with tips and techniques that will help apply the material beyond lesson time. Scott's lessons provide students with a musical "vocabulary" that they can "speak" and recognize when listening to songs, learning new songs, and playing along with others.

About Scott

Scott Samuels has been a performing singer/songwriter/guitarist/ukelele player on the San Diego scene and a touring musician for over 25 years. He has played ukulele and guitar since the early '70s. Scott specializes in teaching beginner and intermediate levels in rock, pop folk and other styles f

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January 3, 2019
Meg
My daughter enjoyed her lesson and reported learning helpful new concepts that she is eager to practice. Her lesson was encouraging and based upon a good assessment of where her current skills stood. She looks forward to the next lessons. Thanks, Scott!
January 24, 2017
Steve
Scott is a great teacher! He has many years experience playing and performing. He has an especially good touch with teaching adult players, but he can teach anyone. I highly recommend Scott as your guitar or ukulele teacher!
January 12, 2017
Charles
Scott's professionalism and patience is unrivaled. He has a passion to bring the joy of guitar and ukulele to young, older and special needs students alike.
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Jesse H.

(59)
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $30
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse H.

Del Mar, CA

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The ukulele is a creative adaptation and redesign of the machete de braga, a small stringed instrument that was introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants in August of 1879. The Hawaiian people fell in love with the sound of the instrument and named it “ukulele" because the fingers of the performer dancing around on the neck and strings as a song was played resembled jumping fleas. Ukulele means jumping fleas in the Hawaiian language.

Since the ukulele is related to a European instrument and the guitar from Spain, the relative tuning is the same. It should be tuned a perfect fourth up from a guitar, so the first string is tuned to an A, second string should be tuned to an E, third string will be a C, & the fourth string should be tuned to a G an octave up. Most ukuleles have a fourth string that is an octave above what the normal progression would be of most stringed instruments. If your G string is not tuned an octave up it’s a larger size than the average ukulele G string ...

About Jesse

Jesse H. plays guitar with The Mar Dels, one of San Diego’s best-known dance and party bands. But he’s more than just a rock-and-roller — he’s studied jazz and classical guitar with other master musicians. His lessons focus on developing: - Right and left hand technique - Finger picking and

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October 15, 2019
Wyatt C.
Jesse is a wonderful coach and teacher. We really enjoyed our time with him.

Thanks Jesse
August 24, 2019
Akshay T.
Very knowledgeable. Goes at your pace. Definitely recommend
June 11, 2019
Zane K.
Jesse has been great, he started teaching my 7 year old son guitar about a month ago and we can see real progress already. He has a very good demeanor working with kids and is clearly an expert on the guitar, we couldn't be happier with how things are going. Highly recommended!
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Pik W.

(6)
San Diego, CA
Starting at $45
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Piano Lessons - Beginning to advanced

About Pik

Year 2004 marks Pik's tenth as a private piano teacher for a variety of individual students. She aim's to continue sharing her experience and explore the fun of music with students together. Pik also offers to prepare students the opportunity to take the ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal School

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September 1, 2016
robert O.
Pik is absolutely wonderful. She is incredibly soft and patient with our three year old son. He is excited about his lessons and has been learning steadily. I have been thrilled with Pik's instructions.
September 11, 2015
Grace T.
Excellent experience! Pik is very kind and patient. My daughter is really enjoying learning something new!
September 7, 2008
MailaM
My son had a great lesson with Pik.

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James W.

(72)
Songwriting
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks French - Canadian (Quebec) French, British English, American English, Australian English, Canadian French
  • Teaching since 2002
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James W.

(72)

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Whether it is composition for yourself or someone else I can show you the way to work that is fast, effective and outlines the stabdard approach used by the best in the business.

About James

New 6 Month and One Year Courses Taught: 1. Radio Introduction Personality Broadcasting. 2. Guitar Studies Advanced 3. Music Industry 4. Advanced Composition 5. Sound Design 6. Abelton LIVE 7. Premix Setup and Post Production 8. PR and Promotions Business Background: I worked for Eddie Van Hal

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July 31, 2019
Nicholas
James Walsh has helped me in more ways than can I could even imagine in the past 6 months I have trained with him. His challenges and ideas lit a creative spark in my mind, helping me express myself through playing the role of a character nicely (absolutely loving the accent practice i am being taught in). He has also provided a very therapeutic healing for my mental health, helping me to be more spontaneous and witty, instead of the wooden and mechanical person I once was.

James has a ridiculous amount of connections, resources and ideas at his hands, and gladly offers him to me to help me in my Method Acting. For those looking for a career in Acting, Comedy, or Film, James is definitely your man for opening several doors.

Throughout the months, he has been very supportive and encouraging, oftentimes doing welfare checkups on me throughout the week and showing me new ideas and techniques in film, acting and spontaneity. He demonstrates patience with learning curves, and gives good assignments to work on through the week for the next time you meet up. He also is understanding if you cannot make an appointment.

In terms of the actual classes, they are phenomenal. Many classes, when deliberately practicing, feel more like an actual In-the-moment conversation rather than a mechanical " Do this than that" layout. He gives a lot of good and fair feedback for improvement at the end of the class, and following the advice never failed to be right. Be prepared for time to fly, though, as 45 minutes will feel like 10, especially if you are REALLY in character and going back and forth with him on random topics, which almost make you feel like you have a hidden persona lol.

All in all, James is very experienced and skilled in teaching students of all walks of life, from aspiring actors/actresses to would be filmmakers to people simply looking to learn life skills that are invaluable to life, career, relationships and even mental health! There is something for all in this coach's teachings, provided you are wiling to put in the work. Phenomenal teacher and an all around great person!
March 13, 2019
Cory C.
James is a very caring teacher who took the time to get to know my strengths and weaknesses. He has many years of experience in this field and it shows in his lessons.

Thank you James for the training, I grew as a improv student from the time I worked with you. I utilized this class as a test for my profession (business) and am grateful that I selected you as a mentor/teacher. I am happy with the results and may be knocking on your door again down the road. Stay tuned.
January 25, 2019
Brandy
Never showed up for the lesson
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Molly M.

(3)
Classical Piano
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Background Checked
  • Speaks German, English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
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Molly M.

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15 years ago, I started learning the piano and began my life-long pursuit of music. This pursuit has led me in a wide variety of directions. Today, I am currently a doctoral student at Wheaton Graduate School and hope to teach others the joy of playing the piano in my free time.

I have a passion for a wide variety of styles of music. For several years, I played professionally for weddings, shows, and musicals. I have led worship for churches in Michigan and Connecticut. At Yale, I was president of an organization called Yale Musical Cure, in which I played piano in hospitals, hospices, and charity concerts. While at Yale, I also studied theory, piano, sight-singing, and composition.

My teaching style varies from student to student. Music is a wonderfully diverse subject and every student has his own aspirations. I will do my best to cater each lesson to the student's goals and interests whether that is classical piano method, rock, jazz, folk, country, pop or anything in ...

About Molly

15 years ago, I started learning to play piano and began my life-long pursuit of music. This pursuit has led me in a wide variety of directions. Today, I enjoy teaching piano and sharing the love of music to students of all ages and abilities. I have a passion for a wide variety of styles of mus

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September 11, 2019
Mason L.
Great first lesson!
September 11, 2019
Mason L.
Great first lesson to understand where our understanding of music is at.
November 6, 2017
Lindsey S.
Molly has been teaching my two children age 7 and 8 for almost 2 months. She is professional, kind, and patient.
I highly recommend her service.

Lindsey
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Linda L.

(21)
Banjo
Starting at $25
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, Hebrew, Spanish, Hebrew
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Linda L.

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I have been playing bluegrass banjo for over 20 years, and have performed for events such as Thanksgiving dinners at hotels, folk clubs, bluegrass festivals, and fundraisers. In addition to playing and teaching banjo, I play and teach guitar and piano, with guitar being my main instrument. I am no Earl Scruggs, but I am a great teacher for beginners and intermediate players. As a teacher, I am patient, intuitive, and always tailor the lessons to fit the interests and learning styles of each individual student.

About Linda

*** Travel Equipment *** I do not typically provide any equipment - but I am willing to select and purchase books for the students to learn from (cost of books to be reimbursed by the student/parent) when requested to do so. I am also willing to provide stick-on note-names for the keyboard, for

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November 6, 2019
Dan T.
Linda is awesome. After 3 lessons I'm getting pretty good at a couple of basic rolls and have a song to work on. She is patient and knowledgeable, and has helped me get basic technique going. So far so good.
August 4, 2019
Megan K.
Linda was really awesome! I’m s complete beginner but she made me feel totally comfortable and at ease. Already working on a song! Looking forward to the next lesson!
January 25, 2019
Kyle
My first lesson with Linda was great. She is very patient and very knowledgeable.

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"Ms. Lynzi is so amazing. She makes everything so easy when working with you. Over a short amount of time I've gotten better with my piano AND with my singing. If she could she could get you to a broad way show. She is just the most amazing teacher. If you choose her your making the best decision."
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- Melik
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"Richard knows his music. If you want to know the why's and how's and patterns of music, Richard is your guy."
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"Mr. Piper is patient with the speed at which students learn, is incredible at translating complex patterns and phrases into simple teaching styles that students can easily comprehend and adjust to, and builds my daughter's confidence in more than using the drum kit but also in her personal experiences. I say he cares about all his students more than just being a "drum" teacher, but a friend and at times a supporting parent for the youth. I interact with many of his adult students, and we are all very appreciative of his professionalism and individual connection to our styles while teaching each of us individually. He is very astute at the art and mechanics of drumming which translates into a flexible personable teacher.

Oh yes, For all the tangibles and intangibles, his prices are soooo affordable and competitive."
- Kareem
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Great 1st lesson! Looking forward to the next one!"
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"Laura is a true professional and educator and a respected colleague. She has a thorough working knowledge of the voice and creative ways to teach anyone at any level and from various backgrounds. In lessons with her, you will find the tools you need to discover your authentic voice."
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