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Emily S.

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Simi Valley, CA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Emily S.

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With 5 years of teaching experience, Emily is excited to start cello lessons with you! She has performed for dozens of venues across 8 countries and 3 continents. Emily received 12 years of formalized training including 4 years of specialized instruction of the Alexander Technique at The Master's University. Consequently, she brings a comprehensive approach to cello instruction, utilizing knowledge of muscle and joint function to her teaching. Aside from using her talents weekly in a contemporary band setting, she also enjoys ensemble work in other capacities. She has performed in a commercial for the Porsche Panamera, a short film for EMD films, has recorded at Capital Records, and has had the pleasure of being the featured musician at various weddings, business functions, and private events. Emily hopes to not only train up talented musicians, but to also encourage responsibility, perseverance, and enjoyment through music!

About Emily

Emily is a private cello instructor to the greater Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, and Simi Valley areas. She draws on years of performance and teaching to offer individualized instruction in cello for all ages. Her teaching includes instruction through the Suzuki method as well as utiliz

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Lisa
Nice, very well prepared and effective with a neophyte like me
Jojo W.
Delightful teacher. She plays beautifully. Very knowledgeable. Love the instruction and music she has given me. I look forward to our lessons!
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Beckie E.

23 Reviews
Santa Clarita, CA
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Beckie E.

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I have been performing on the horn for 15 years now. In 2017 I graduated from UCLA with my Masters degree in French horn performance. In 2010, I graduated from Chapman University with my music education and music performance degree on French horn. I enjoy helping other French hornist master this instrument and hope they find the love and fun in playing this beast of an instrument!

About Beckie

Hello! My name is Beckie and I have played music all of my life. I play and teach instruments such as the French horn, trumpet, piano, and voice. I have my Masters in Music on French horn as well as two bachelor's degrees in music performance on French horn and music education. My first j

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Angela
Beckie is amazing! My daughter is taking trumpet lessons with her and it has been extremely beneficial and a wonderful experience overall. I would recommend Beckie wholeheartedly!
Wendy
Beckie is so supportive and encouraging for our beginner, who is now playing Mozart Concertos in the 6th grade. Zero stress for our daughter. She Passed her audition as well in the 5th grade for Junior Winds. Highly recommend!
Forbes B.
Beckie is fantastic! Technically proficient, excellent teacher and highly inspiring! My son has made incredible progress over a few short months.
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Michelle T.

42 Reviews
Canyon Country, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Associate in Arts in Music from East Los Angeles College
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Michelle T.

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We will go over music fundamentals as well as technique for playing piano. There will be homework assignments and it is encouraged to have your own keyboard at home for daily practice.

About Michelle

My name is Michelle and I am a Soprano. I have been singing classically for eight years. I previously studied at East Los Angeles College, where I received my AA degree in Music, and at Azusa Pacific University, where I graduated with a BM in Classical Vocal Performance. I am currently pursuing a Ma

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Tiffany M.
As a singer, you need a strong foundation to build up to having a great technique to sing well and I feel like Michelle definitely provides a strong bridge of support to help aspiring singers - no matter their level -

Michelle is a patient, kind, and knowledgeable teacher. I didn't have any prior experience in singing or music before seeing her. Michelle was my first-ever singing teacher and I loved my learning process with her! Each lesson my voice has improved and we record every lesson so it's easy to practice when I don't have a lesson.

I definitely recommend her to anybody who is looking for a vocal teacher! She is truly one of a kind :-)
Nicole D.
Michelle is a great teacher! She really focuses on expanding range and hitting the right notes and tones. I have heard a difference in my daughters voice, in just a couple of months. Michelle is not only good, but she is patient and keeps my daughter interested and focused.
Stephanie
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Howard R.

46 Reviews
West Hills, CA
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1975
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Howard R.

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Every problem has a solution. Let me help you find it. My specialty is narrowing down the exact root issue that the student is having, which seems like an obstacle and to offer practical solutions to solve this issue. This allows for the student to reach their goals. Please see all the subject specialties. In addition, I can specifically help you with the following styles: classical, rock, jazz, blues, gospel, country, r&b, pop, reggae, folk, broadway, 50s, new age, funk, techno.

About Howard

I enjoy working with complete beginners as well as seasoned professionals. I teach classical and popular styles. I specialize in teaching learning how to learn, sight-reading, technique, improvisation, chord-reading, songwriting. One of my specialties is to help you break through your most stubborn

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Ghan P.
Patient and supportive teacher, I’m happy with my progress and enjoy my lessons!
Jia
I feel so lucky to find Howard as my piano teacher. His teaching approach is very creative. I enjoy every class and he is very knowledgeable and inspirational.
Nancy G.
Found Howard knowledgable not only about music but how to teach. Very happy to have found him!!
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Teresa Y.

57 Reviews
Northridge, CA
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  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Teresa Y.

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I specialize in working with beginning to intermediate pianists and vocalists of all ages, especially those at any level who know the style of music they want to explore and master. My passion is working with my students in ways that prepare them to pursue their musical interests armed with technique, music-reading capabilities, and what I call the "building blocks" of music: knowledge of functional music theory and how to use it.

"Music theory" can sound daunting, but in fact it is fascinating, at least the way I teach it, using analogies appropriate to the age of the student, from chords like different types of sandwiches (yum!) to chord progressions like the materials and equipment used to build a house.

I encourage my students from the start to EXPRESS themselves musically, emotionally, playfully, in ways that keep their imaginations engaged in their musical studies, rather than private lessons becoming stressful or tedious. Let's get started in my beautiful home teaching ...

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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 t

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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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Elena D.

30 Reviews
Tarzana, CA
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  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Elena D.

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Voice is my first instrument and I teach all levels. The vocal technique I teach is drawn from the Bel Canto Tradition and tailored to fit more modern styles of music with emphasis on posture, muscle relaxation and breathing technique among fun and interesting vocal exercises!
I have specialized in Jazz voice and improvisation and I am happy to pass on to you what I have learned so far.

About Elena

Hello! Music is my life and my biggest passion. I've been a working musician and a teacher for several years and there's nothing more rewarding than sharing all I've learned so far with my students, to nurture their goals and aspirations and to make them aware of the great instrument they already p

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Jordis K.
My teacher was really nice. I’m excited to continue.
IC *.
Just had my first lesson with Elena and I’m excited to continue learning with her!
Kayden
Give great information on how to improve singing ability

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