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Luisa I.

3 Reviews
Playa Vista, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Catalan, Spanish, Italian
  • Awarded Best Spanish Tutor from Lessons.com
  • Teaching since 2015
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Luisa I.

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Art History is just my passion. I've been traveling around the world to be able to understand every culture.

About Luisa

Hola! This is Luisa, I am from Spain and living in LA for more than 5 years in which I've tutoring Spanish. I coursed Linguistic Degree in the University of Valencia, languages and Spanish in particular are my passion. I've been teaching Spanish to all kind of ages, from kids to adults for 5 years

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Nora S.
Very pleasant young lady. Enthusiastic and talented teacher. I’m so glad to have a teacher from Spain. I am interested in Spanish culture and she incorporates into her lessons in way that enriches the lessons.
Sue M.
Luisa was fabulous - so relaxed and flexible to fit in with your level, needs and objectives. I'd highly recommended her to anyone. Sue
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Edwin I.

120 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Japanese, Spanish
  • B.M. in Studio Music and Jazz Instrumental - Guitar from University of Miami
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Edwin I.

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Earl Scruggs 3 finger style
Learning songs
Improvisation soloing
Proper technique
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About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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Henry
Edwin is a fantastic teacher and so patient. I am amazed at how much my son has learned in just a couple lessons.
David S.
Had an excellent initial discussion with my instructor, Edwin, today. It was big picture but at the same time Edwin’s comments & suggestions gave me confidence in his command of the art (engineering, arrangement, composition & structure, and playing techniques), all the things I’m going to need help with to take my musical projects to another level.
Mike
Edwin is chill, flexible, and conveys a ton of relevant practice tips every lesson.
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Jonah R.

29 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English
  • BA in Psychology from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jonah R.

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With each one of my students, I take into account how much time they are willing to practice, what genres interest them, and what learning style works best. I then come up with a structured lesson plan that is specifically catered to their needs.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact me. Look forward to hearing from you soon!

About Jonah

Learning to play the guitar is one of the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have. Whether this is your first time picking up the guitar or you've been playing for years, I'll make sure your lessons are structured and paced in a way that's specifically catered to your goals. I've worked with

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Max
I've been taking lessons with Jonah for 6 years now (4th-10th grade) and the experience has been amazing! With Jonah's help, I have learned so much about the guitar, both in technical aspects and in simply "jamming." Jonah is always very patient, kind, encouraging, and his passion for music very clearly shows in his teaching. Every lesson I take is very enjoyable, and I always come out of the lessons feeling like I have made good progress on whatever it was we were working on that week. Whether you wish to learn about complex music theory and lead guitar (like I am currently doing), or just want to learn how to play a few songs, Jonah is a perfect choice as a teacher. Additionally, Jonah is very communicative and flexible with timing. Whenever I need to cancel or reschedule a lesson for whatever reason, Jonah responds to my messages quickly and is almost always able to find another day that week for our lesson to take place on. 5 stars, fantastic teacher, I highly recommend Jonah!
Jamie W.
Johah is very patient and flexible. He identifies and is willing to work on techniques, such as barre chords, in a way that finally helps me to stop the buzzing! I am looking forward to working with him.
Casey
My 15 year old son has been taking virtual guitar lessons with Jonah and has loved it. Jonah is a great teacher who really gets on my son’s level and connects. It’s a fun thing for him to do during this strange year.
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Athan S.

22 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $275
  • Speaks French, Mandarin, Latin, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1990
  • MBA from Yale University
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Athan S.

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Yale MBA willing to teach about all business subjects. I've been an industry executive in every industry and have founded 7 companies. I can help develop your idea/company, teach you core business skills, help you navigate the corporate world.

About Athan

- Yale MBA and Cornell BA - Expert in international business - have built 7 businesses myself, around the world - Former professional poker player - Former Cornell Varsity tennis player - Fluent in Spanish and proficient in French I've been tutoring since I was 8 years old (yes, 8 years old!)

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Michelle Adam Pinkert
We gave a poker lesson with Athan to our son for his 19th birthday. It was the best! Athan was extremely responsive and well prepared asking us in advance what our son wanted to work on. He made it fun while learning many skills. Highly recommend Athan!
Diego R.
Athan is very knowledgeable in the game of Poker. He has taught me the concepts needed to take my game to the next level. He has guided me in the right direction and I'm looking forward to more lessons with him.
Brandon
Very helpful and clear info
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William A.

37 Reviews
Manhattan Beach, CA
Starting at $35
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  • Awarded Stan Getz & clifford brown group from IAJE and NFAA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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William A.

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I Have been teaching for 10 + years.Part of my daily focus is on relaxed breathing and generating a big beautiful tone for every note played. Long tones are something that I include in my daily regiment. Lots of dexterity exercises,range building, as well as endurance.

Another aspect of my daily regiment is improvisation. focusing on major/minor/ whole tone/diminished scales/ II-Vs in all keys and playing changes!

Lastly RESTING as MUCH as you PRACTICE is very IMPORTANT!

About William

William is a versatile and energetic musician, having shared the stage and recorded with numerous popular artists. Other performances with: John Mayer, toured with Teena Marie for 5 years,Stevie Wonder, accompanied Mariah Carey at the 2006 Grammy’s, Ludacris on the Jay Leno Show, India Arie, Nine

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Michael
I've been doing these lessons going on about 3 weeks now and William creates a great environment for his students and truly helps bring out their best! Looking forward to my next lesson!
Michael
Enzo M.
William is a wonderful trumpet instructor. He’s patient and an expert teacher. My son is learning so much. We can hear the progress already! Thank you.
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Lee Q.

65 Reviews
Inglewood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaching since 1996
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Lee Q.

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Lee is an accomplished bassoonist who specializes in working with new and developing bassoon players. Lee can direct students to the best bassoon reeds and accessories, as well as offer the best advice on starting and improving skills on bassoon. 

Lee uses the New Weissenborn Method books and offers a digitized library of elementary solo pieces, standard bassoon literature and orchestral excerpts.

Lee received a Master of Music degree in Bassoon Pedagogy (Belmont University) and graduated from Loyola University New Orleans (Bachelor of Music Education), where she performed as principal bassoonist for both orchestras.

Lee also graduated from the U.S. Armed Forces School of Music and served as a Bassoon Player in the U.S. Army with the 1st Cavalry Division Band. She currently performs with several orchestras and bands in the Los Angeles area.

About Lee

Minimum age: 8 for ukulele 9-10 for guitar/bass guitar 12 for bassoon Lee Q. has a master's degree and comprehensive experience in music instruction and performance, including solo performance, orchestra, concert band, folk/bluegrass orchestra, chamber ensembles, rock/blues/folk and cover b

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John Bowman
Lee is an excellent music teacher. She has helped me get past my utter lack of confidence in my musical ability. After a year of guitar lessons with her patience and guidance I'm having fun and have gained the confidence to progress much further. I take both online and home lessons from her. I highly recommend her at all levels.
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"I Loved learning from Julia and hope to make my way to Portland again in the Future. She was kind, understanding and taught me so much more about my vocal possibilities. Thank You!"
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Took Opera Voice lessons from Julia V.
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"” Anyone can teach..but very few can inspire. Anyone can show your hands which notes to play, but very few can give your heart wings. Faye W. is a gifted music teacher who does more than give lessons.. she inspires her students to play from the heart and to connect the notes on a page with the dreams and desires the music brings to life. Aunty Faye, as we affectionately call her, will always be the music teacher who taught my children the love of music, the delight of laughter and the joy that playing the piano from your heart. It is with great appreciation that I write this recomendation to all future students that may be looking for more than just a piano teacher.. Faye is someone who will gently lead her students on the delightful journey of learning both the disciplines and the inspiration to play music from the heart.. A rare gift indeed .. We will miss you … our Dear Aunty Faye.”
- Kelly T., Parent in KAILUA HI"
Faye
Took Piano lessons from Faye W.
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"Chris is an amazing teacher! I’m excited to play guitar again!"
Emily
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Chris S.
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"Very patient and helpful teacher. Excited to learn and grow with her."
Brilyn
Took Singing lessons from Laurelanne D.
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"Lydia taught my daughter both harp and piano for 8 years. She is an excellent teacher. I could not have asked for better. Lydia is extremely musical, and is professional, yet down-to-earth, kind and friendly. She is very patient and has pleasant to be around. She has recorded CD's of her harp music, has played with orchestras, and has attended many music study programs. Her musical ability is superior and she LOVES to share her the joy of playing both harp and piano to others. Lydia is also flexible with the pieces she teaches. She is very good at teaching the classical pieces and exercises, but also can teach pop and other genres. She has two recitals a year which are in a relaxed atmosphere but still give the student the performance experience. GREAT TEACHER!"
Anita
Took Piano lessons from Lydia H.
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"My 11 yr old son has been playing violin for a while with the same teacher, and we decided to change teachers to learn other techniques and to pique his interest. We have been with Tigran for almost two months now and there has been a significant
improvement with my son's playing. He seem to acquire back his enthusiasm and passion for playing. He plays with our community Youth Orchestra on the 1st violin
and sits on the 4th chair before starting with Tigran, now he was advanced to the 2nd chair. We are grateful to Tigran for his patience and time. He is very accommodating with his schedule and goes out of his way in teaching my son, on top of it all he is very professional. We would highly recommend him as a great violin teacher."
Maddie
Took Violin lessons from Tigran N.
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"Jimmy is the best instructor ever!! I went into playing drums not really having any knowledge of music what so ever. I have been playing for 7 months now and I have learned so much. He is so encouraging and is always giving you positive feedback on how your doing and it makes you feel good about yourself and how you play. I am always learning new things about my instrument and how important my roll as a musician is no matter who I am playing with or for. With Jimmy the lessons might be once a week but he is always there no matter what day or time to help you out with any questions you may have. He is the best there is no one else like him!!! Every lesson is fun and I look forward to going every week!!"
Nicole
Took Drum lessons from James R.
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"Ahmad is truly amazing! I'm only on my 2nd lesson and I'm already learning chords to popular songs. I have been looking for a teacher like this for years. I'm 36 and I've been wanting to play guitar for over a decade, and I kinda gave up, because every teacher I had made it seem complicated and impossible to play a full song. After my 1st lesson with Ahmad (which was FREE), I learned that playing guitar doesn't have to be complicated and hard to learn. He is everything you'd want in a guitar teacher - he's super encouraging, motivating and really makes the lesson fun!! He has a way of explaining everything clearly and breaks the music down into simple, easy to understand techniques. The lessons are affordable, the schedule is flexible, and I'm already very excited about the progress I'm making!"
Jane
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"My daughter loves her piano lessons with Tim. Great teacher!"
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Took Piano lessons from Timothy H.
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"Made my first lesson very relaxed and comfortable, I learned alot in the first lesson already and look forward to the next one! From:Ella"
Ella
Took Singing lessons from Arlys A.
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