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Artem K.

11 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Awarded Best Young Emerging Artist in Saint Petersburg from Valentina Matvienko - Mayor of Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Artem K.

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In my home country of Russia children start learning Music Theory from a very young age. I used to struggle with many concepts of music theory until one of my friends explained it to me. I love to share the knowledge that my friend and my teachers shared with me. I think Music Theory can be extremely exciting and captivating if you teach it right. My personal journey helped me find easier ways to explain these concepts to others.

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Q.: Do you teach bi-weekly lessons?

A.: No, I do not give bi-weekly lessons, and require all of my students to take at least 4 lessons a month to be able to join my studio.

Q.: What happens if I miss a lesson?

A.: My studio policy is that all of my students are required to give me an at least 24-hour notice if they will be missing their lesson for any reason with the exception of illness or family emergencies. It is the student's responsibility to reschedule the lesson for the same week, or their lesson time will be charged in full. For ...

About Artem

Hello dear students! My name is Artem and I have been playing violin since I was 4 years old and am a freelance musician, composer and pedagogue. I am passionate about teaching because I believe education and willingness to learn is an extremely important factor for personal development and succe

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Joseph G.
Not only is Artem a world class violinist but also a very nice person who will make you look forward to the next lesson.
Elizabeth C.
Artem is extremely professional, positive and great MAESTRO!! In the short time I have been with Artem he has taught me valuable foundation techniques. I highly recommend Artem for students who are serious about fine musician techniques and being world class artists!
Jamie W.
Artem is an excellent teacher. He provides the perfect balance of explanations, demonstrations and expectations for at-home practice. Thank you so much!

Scott B.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Scott B.

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Learn proper technique while only playing songs you love to play!

About Scott

Learn to play by ONLY playing songs you love! I started playing classical piano at age 6. Piano lessons were a bit dry so, once I could, I started playing my favorite songs on my own, out of songbooks and by ear. 45 years later, piano has probably saved me a ton on therapy :) And, it's helped me m

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Jenny J.

5 Reviews
Lawndale, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jenny J.

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All Ages and All Levels. Classically trained. Encourage students to incorporate favorite songs/genres of music be it rock, pop, jazz, etc. For all ages and levels, I prefer to incorporate music theory as part of the learning process. It allows the student to see the how and why, to not only feel music but also understand it. If your goal is primarily playing oriented, I will, of course, adjust my teaching style to fit your needs. Let's make beautiful music!

About Jenny

Music Jenny comes from a very musical family and started piano when she was five years old. She grew up constantly listening to her father practicing his guitar and brother practicing violin. Since then, her accomplishments include an Honorable Mention at the Korea Times Youth Music Competition. S

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Matthew
Jenny is on time always. The first lesson, she had the books ready and was very professional. I am very happy with her teaching abilities.
Melvin H.
Jenny is wonderful. She is patient and understanding, and adjusts to the student's needs. I recommend her for anyone.
David H.
Excellent piano teacher for our 6 year old son. Jenny is patient and great overall with kids. I appreciate the incorporation of both theory and practice into the lessons Seven months in, we have seen significant progress and best of all, our son is showing initiative to play on his own.

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Jim A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 19 to 60
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Jim A.

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Learn to Sing The Correct Way.......By learning from a music school-trained singer-musician who makes a living every weekend working a stage & singing many styles in various venues (large & small) for a wide range of ages/ethnicities~!!!

I Put Your WHOLE Singing 'Package' Together that's all about YOU (correct technique, the right songs, increased repertoire, working a stage/audience, placing tunes in set, using your 'ears' magically, singing or playing with musicians/accompanist, personality-'attitude'-style, blazing a vocal track in the studio/mic technique...& more).

Styles: Pop/R&B/Rock/Jazz/Club-Dance-House/Funk/Blues/Caribbean/Gospel

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Teaching & Coaching: Pop/R&B/Rock/Jazz/Club-Dance-House/Funk/Blues/Caribbean/Gospel BEGINNERS: 1st Meeting Walk in, Walk Out Singing/playing...........Learn to sing very quickly correctly for a career or just for your own pleasure~! INTERMEDIATE - ADVANCED: Learn to really saaaaaang very quick

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Athan G.

58 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Reno Jazz Festival Outstanding Musician Award from Peter Epstein
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Athan G.

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Being an active film composer and orchestrator, I will help bring your composing and arranging to the next level. I have had the pleasure of studying with some excellent composers and arrangers, some of which have been Emmy nominated for their works.

When studying composition or arranging with me, we will dive deep into classic works that you wish to study, in order to extract the parts that we like and help you create your own unique sound

About Athan

Hello potential students! I have been teaching music for over eight years, and love teaching as much as music itself. As someone who started late (began drumming at age 16), and quickly progressed from complete (i.e. terrible) beginner to studying at nationally ranked CSU Northridge's jazz program,

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Vihaan
Very good first lesson. My 8 year old son was very happy and looking forward to practicing. Athan is very friendly and patient and motivating.
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Aaron H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Arts in Jazz Studies from Juilliard
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Aaron H.

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I am a Juilliard trained musician that has been teaching the saxophone for more than 10 years now. My students have gone onto win state competitions and awards in music, as well as get in honors bands. They have also been admitted to Manhattan School of Music and Juilliard. I can teach all levels from beginning to advanced musicians.

About Aaron

Saxophonist and Producer Aaron Holbrook is a Juilliard trained musician who has performed and toured with many notable artists

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Erica S.
Aaron has really inspired my son to pick up the Sax again after a six month hiatus. Aaron pushes him musically and challenges him daily on scale work, music theory and song performance. I could not be happier.
Connie P.
Aaron was patience and she felt comfortable with him.
Lee
I have been taking soprano saxophone lessons with Aaron for about 8.5 months now. Aaron is enthusiastic, energetic and knowledgeable. His serious training shines through and he encourages your development along the lines that the student desires. Your musical goals become his for you. I am fortunate to have him as my teacher.

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"Axel is a phenomenal teacher! I loved my lessons with him and am sad to leave - I am moving across the country, otherwise I would definitely continue! I took piano as a child but stopped for about 10 years and was looking for some help getting back into piano and ensuring I understand basic music theory (cords, scales, etc.). My lessons with Axel were exactly what I was looking for - AND MORE! He gave me the tools to be able to analyze and learn songs on my own, including work with dynamics. He is SO nice and never makes you feel uncomfortable. Highly recommended."
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"Ceste does a wonderful job. She makes learning piano enjoyable and is very accommodating with our crazy family schedule. I recommend her for in-home lessons to anyone who has a child that has the desire to learn!"
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Took Piano lessons from Ceste S.
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"I first met Krizstina playing a gig. I made a technical inquiry and her advice and suggestion(s) made an immediate difference; the rest is history. Krisztina is not only very knowledgeable and sensitive in her teaching, but she knows how to relate concepts so that the student grasps and understands. Since my time with Krizstina, my playing has made notable changes, not only to me, but to others as well (according to them). Krizstina is always prepared, pleasant, professional and open to suggestions."
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Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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"Ally is a great teacher. She has lots of talent herself, as well as a great personality. She is patient and sensitive and a good motivator. She can help the student feel good about himself while being challenged to improve his skills. She is very enthusiastic about music in general, and her love of music shines out. She has played her clarinet for us in church with our praise band, as well as with our Christmas program. It was during the Christmas program practices that I was able to see how well she relates to others with less talent. I'm sure she would be an excellent clarinet teacher."
Krista
Took Clarinet lessons from Ally Z.
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Took Singing lessons from Christina E.
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"I've had a few vocal teachers in my life and Ben is by far the best! He breaks everything down in a simple way so one can learn quickly. He has a deep understanding of the voice and how it works and in just a few lessons has shown me more than all my other vocal teachers combined! His studio setting is comfortable and welcoming and he gives you the tools to succeed and grow as a vocalist."
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"I love working with Garrett. He offers great advice, is easy to talk to, and makes every lesson informative and interesting. The recordings he takes to use as feedback are very helpful too"
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Took Drum lessons from Garrett S.
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