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Daniel B.

3 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $25
  • Bachelors Degree in Violin Performance from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel B.

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I am a graduate student of violin performance at Sacramento State University, welcoming all ages and ability levels for violin lessons. Lessons will be designed to help you reach your personal goals and take your playing to the next level. Whether you're looking to build a strong musical foundation, improve your technique, learn to sight-read, or just learn some tunes, I look forward to working with you!

About Daniel

I am a graduate student of Violin Performance at Sacramento State University and have been teaching in the Sacramento area for a year. I enjoy serving as concertmaster for the University's Symphony Orchestra and participating in chamber music. I began learning the violin at age 7 through the Suz

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Melissa
Pays attention to detail, clear teaching and instructions, and finds alternative solutions and/or explanations to reinforce learning.
Dillon
Very clear explanations, and I left the first lesson with good goals and a handful of things to practice. Having the lesson online worked out very well and didn't take away from the experience or efficient use of time at all.
Levi C.
I am an adult beginner in my 30's and was a little nervous about starting my lessons. However, I have to say, great lesson! He really took the time to listen to what I wanted to work on and make recommendations. Then he was able to quickly spot areas for improvement and give corrections that were very relatable and easy to understand. I can't wait to keep working with Daniel.
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Colin M.

9 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $35
  • BA Music from California State University Sacramento
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Colin M.

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I'm a believer that almost anyone can learn to play music well, and guitar is no exception. It's something which seems difficult at first, but has a series of specific steps (like any instrument) which take the mystery out of it, and get you playing in no time! I love seeing students improve on this instrument and seeing how much fun they have once they begin to play songs they love.

About Colin

I'm a life-long musician with a passion for the art and a love of teaching it. In 2012, I graduated from Sacramento State with a Bachelors in Music. Through my schooling and personal study, I have become a well-rounded musician able to teach many instruments effectively. Making music with others

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Jason
Our first lesson was great! Colin was very patient with my son and helped him come out of his shell. It was a very informational lesson and we look forward to our next one!
Scott B.
Colin is a good dude. Great person to learn from. Very patient and helpful
Kelly
Colin has been a fantastic teacher for my 12-year old son, who is learning his first instrument. Colin is kind, friendly, personable, and easy-going. He keeps the lessons fresh and fun. My son has made a very nice connection with Colin and really enjoys his lessons.

Jaclyn P.

19 Reviews
North Highlands, CA
Starting at $35
  • High school Diploma from Cordova High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jaclyn P.

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My passion for the violin is undeniable but changing lives with this beautiful instrument and bringing the best out of YOU is what I thrive for! I create a fun and exciting atmosphere along with my 16+ years of experience to turn anyone into a passionate violinist.

I have had major events happen in my life which inspired me to become a mental health advocate/musician, which music is therapeutic and have been devoted to being someone who’s caring, diverse, determined and understanding. I make learning an instrument very exciting, enjoyable for all ages, whether you’re just getting started or already have experience (Beginners/Intermediate). It’s an unforgettable journey that you could always rely on to be exciting and efficient!

In 2003 I started playing the violin and became concert master (first chair) in my orchestra from Aug. 2003 - May 2012. During that time period, I performed in an honors orchestra from 2005 - 2007. After graduating high school in May 2012, I continued ...

About Jaclyn

Hello there! My name is Jaclyn, and I’m an exciting and passionate violinist with over 16+ years of experience owning my position as Concert Master/first chair. In 2012, I began providing private tutoring and before you knew it, my first student became concert master within the first few lessons (a

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Teresa Jane
Jaclyn is truely amazing, such a patient and wonderful musician and teacher. My 11 yr.old grandson has gained so much from Jaclyn's teachings. Thank you Jaclyn for you amazing talent and patience with my grandson. 🎻♥️
Vick
Hands Down the best violin teacher in the Sacramento area! From the flexibility she has with time to the amazing way she teaches. I am a beginner who couldn’t even read music. I told her that was what I was most concerned about. I was able to learn not only to read music but also the background to the music I was learning. To me that was key to learning. Will definitely recommend to anyone that wants to learn the violin!!
Gina
I highly recommend Jaclyn. My son was struggling with his practices, she worked with him and gave him the confidence to succeed.

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Justin E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
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Justin E.

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Drumming is almost entirely muscle memory. I believe that anyone who wants to play drums, can play drums. I have systems implemented in my own practice routine that allow me to become a more precise, tasteful, and musical drummer. I can work with whatever skill level you are at. I teach timing, groove, rudiments, applying rudiments behind the drum set, theory, musicality behind the drum set, limb independence, odd timing, polyrythms, and much more. Thank you, I hope to hear from you!

About Justin

Hello everyone, my name is Justin. I am a self taught percussionist/drum set drummer with experience in a wide range of musical genres. I also write my own music to play along to through a few different computer programs (DAWs). I am a very patient and understanding tutor, I enjoy watching people g

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Megan H.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Megan H.

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It is my goal as a teacher to "decode" each individual student's personal learning style. I strive to create a fun and safe learning environment and to instill the values of lifelong learning, curiosity, and self-improvement in my students. My primary goal as a teacher is to make playing the violin easy and fun.

My teaching begins with a strong technical foundation. Having strong basics allows the violinist to play their instrument with ease, having the freedom to play musically and creatively. I provide students with a balance of scales and arpeggios, etudes and technical exercises, and classic repertoire, and supplement with fiddle, pop, and jazz tunes, according to the student's interests.

I firmly believe that students can begin learning a musical instrument at any age. While I love working with children, I have developed a specialty in teaching adult beginners. The majority of my students are adult learners between ages 25-65 who are either learning an instrument for the ...

About Megan

Hi there! I am Megan. I have been teaching violin and viola privately for over 12 years, both in-person and online. I have been a TakeLessons instructor for approximately the last 5 years. In addition to my private studio, I am also a violin, viola, and group class instructor for Kalamazoo Kids in

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Tom Reaghard
One of the things Megan has besides the skill is a good attitude towards her students.
Terry M.
Tom Reaghard
Megan is smart, knowledgeable and pleasant. She makes the hard stuff seem easy. I just hope that I'm a good student, so I can keep working with her.
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Teresa Y.

57 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Teresa Y.

57 Reviews
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My approach is experiential. There's no substitute for pragmatic workout sessions and very specific exercises to practice regularly between lessons. And of course this invaluable aspect of musical training should also be FUN.

About Teresa

A musician since age 4, Teresa's dad took her early passion for music seriously. So she respects the power that parents have to foster their children's musical lives! She notes the many stories she has heard over the years: "If someone had just supported my interest"... "If my teacher had listened

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Freddie B.
She is a good teacher! Kind, and very informative.
CJ
Teresa is an amazing music teacher! This was my first time getting singing lessons, and I was really nervous going into it, but she did such a great job at helping me feel more comfortable in the beginning. She’s so kind and she’s a great teacher too. The techniques and skills that she taught me have been extremely helpful, and she teaches them in a really easy-to-understand way. I would definitely recommend her!
Melody L.
Teresa is very nice, she teaches my first lesson with her heart as well as her knowledge and skills.

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"My son Ethan started working with Darren early this summer after Ethan's previous instructor for 5 years had decided to retire . I was surprised how quickly Ethan was bonded with Darren in this virtual setting. Due to Covid 19, all lessons have been conducted via Skype. Here is what Ethan was talking about Darren. "I have nothing but good words to say about my experience with Mr. Sacks. within a few weeks, I improved a lot. He was able to help me fix fundamental issues with my playing. He was also incredibly kind and patient with me. Mr. Sacks was also always able to explain things well and give me new ways to improve my playing. He doesn't let go of my mistakes but very encouraging when providing advice.""
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"Lisa is a very talented musician with both instrumental and voice. She is passionate about her music and those who are singing or playing catch that passion from her. Definitely an excellent teacher. We were sorry to lose her when she left PA!"
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"I am very happy with the results of my first class. Doyle is very professional and is a man after my own principles. I recommend him for classes 100%."
Natanael
Took Violin lessons from Doyle B.
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"My son has been struggling with piano for a few years. Then we met Fawn and he began taking lessons with her. She created a bond with him and they work as a team to get him reading notes and playing correctly. This is a feat to get a 13 year old young man to do! In the past few months since we started with Fawn, I have seen a change in my son - one I had only hoped for. Last week he was jazzed by his piano work and Fawn makes him feel good about himself and his progress. The other teacher took months to teach him 1 song, doing a few measures each week. In 6 months he has played at least 40 songs a month. She knows how to move people forward, without skipping any of the important stuff. My son is reading music. He is loving piano. Huge turnaround. Thanks Fawn!"
Jimmy
Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Started with Jim Back in Feb 2015...Im in my 50's and didn't have a clue, my girl gave me a guitar for Christmas and new it was on my bucket list to learn, and learn I did with Jim. Patience and clear, no pressure lessons are what I got. All I wanted to do is sit in my yard and play something that sounded like something, lol.... I am slowly getting better and better as long as I keep to my practice and Jim is always there to help even when I am not in class so to speak. He answers you phone calls and texts if u have questions or forgot something, even sends videos if u need it... Glad I got on board with this guy and I am hoping for more and more enjoyment from my instrument...Give him a shot, I did and pretty sure you wont be disappointed"
Tom
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Laura is teaching my mother who is 89. She had dementia, hearing loss and macular degeneration. Laura was very patient and upbeat. She was on time to the lesson as well. Look forward to working with her more."
Florence
Took Piano lessons from Laura P.
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"Very knowledgeable and patient!"
Derek
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Very nice gentleman!

My daughter and I both liked him a lot!"
Melody
Took Guitar lessons from Guilherme F.
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"Super friendly, upbeat and patient! Can’t wait until the next lesson!"
Shannon
Took Ukulele lessons from Kat M.
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"Teresa combines brain theory with music theory and musicianship. She adapts her lessons to the level of the student and works in a very positive and encouraging manner. Her style of teaching I think motivates the student to take risks and try to improve without fear of failure."
Deb
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Teresa A.
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