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Betsy F.

24 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Betsy F.

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Lessons are fun. My philosophy is that students should have music in their lives and benefit from the lessons they take now for years to come. Learning to play a musical instrument will help students with math skills, study habits, and develop a skill that will last for a lifetime.

After 3 months students will understand the fundamentals of their string instrument, know how to care for their instrument, warm up properly, be able to read and play introductory passages. After 6 months the student will have learned basic music theory, how to read music, and have advanced through playing multiple songs.

About Betsy

Music is the biggest passion in my life. I love being able to share that gift with my students, and look forward to their progress as much as my own. I continue to grow and develop as a musician, and love connecting with people through music. My students all learn to love and appreciate music, t

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Kristina D.
She is so experienced and easy to follow. Very encouraging teacher and knowledgeable. She gives wonderful examples and metaphors and is able to detect a lot of nuances via video.
Sarah
Fantastic explaining everything to my 8 yr old!

Diane G.

11 Reviews
Bonsall, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 65; Female: 5 to 70
  • Teaching the Violin and Viola: Creating a Healthy Foundation for young children. from Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University. Chicago, Ill.
  • Teaching since 2000
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Diane G.

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Hello….the viola is a wonderful instrument and is tuned an octave higher than the cello. The viola's open-pitched strings are: from hi to low…A, D, G and C. No E string. The viola is played like the violin but with more natural arm weight as the strings are thicker. The viola also comes in fractional sizes: 12 inch up to 17 inch. A new viola student needs to be fitted for the correct size so the instrument is not so big and heavy that it will case frustration with playing and possibly an injury from being too big…this is especially true for children and adult women. We have viola's for rent, professional set up with good quality strings.

About Diane

I love to teach the violin, viola and fiddle. I really enjoy working with adult beginners to help them discover music. You are never too old to learn! I also enjoy working with young children and youth to establish a wonderful foundation for the student. I have special training in working with chi

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Mayumi T.
Diane is an amazing teacher!! My two daughters (8 and 12yrs old) have been taking lessons from Diane for over 2 years and they love her lessons! Diane is very kind-hearted, very positive, and patient. They have a great violin rental and purchasing program with a very reasonable price and her husband as a professional luthier, setting up all the instruments for us and whenever the kids need to switch a violin size, they take care of it. We are very happy with Diane and it's hard to find a teacher like her.
Nancy
Was my first violin lesson today, and Diane is very thorough and easy to follow. She is excited about the violin and not just a teacher so I already know that I have a great teacher. I am so excited about my journey with her!
Amber A.
Diane is a fabulous teacher!! When my daughter wanted to start violin and fiddle I knew I would need to know something about violin to help her at home. So, Diane taught my 5 year old and me. Diane really has an amazing bond with my daughter and has truly become one of our family... She makes the lessons fun and engaging for my daughter... She takes a personal interest in her students and gears the lessons to their level. Diane is always willing to work with you when it comes to schedules as well, for example: summer time vacations.... I highly recommend Diane as an instructor. She knows her instrument, her theory, and how to convey the information to adults and small children. We have now been taking lessons for a couple of years and my daughter still looks forward to them and that is due to the investment that Diane has personally made in their relationship!

Alex L.

1 Review
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Awarded 2nd Place from Taichung International Jazz Saxophone Competition
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Alex L.

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About Alex

*** Studio Equipment *** Digital Piano, stereo, Logic Studio *** Specialties *** Saxophone, Improvisation, Jazz, Composition, Sibelius. Logic

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Robert
Thanks for letting me provide a reference for Alex. I have taken alto sax lessons from him over the years, starting about 4-5 years ago. Alex is a great musician and teacher. Each lesson was consistently structured for: sound quality and listening, technical work and reading, duets, and improvisation. Rather than heavy music theory, he would instead provide routines to reinforce these concepts. He was always patient, and emphasized what I did well, with subtle redirection to correct problems. I definitely improved under his guidance and teaching.

The only reason I stopped seeing him was that my job became very demanding, and I could not devote enough time to practice and justify the time and cost of lessons. But even when I showed up unprepared, he was understanding and flexible to work with me.

If it would have been possible to have Alex come to me, I would have welcomed that.

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Daine J.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daine J.

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Tired of being frustrated at the piano? Tired of looking looking of looking at the sheet music and still not knowing how to play it? Or lacking the freedom to play any song you want just by ear and in any style, whether pop, jazz, or classical? Wish you could improvise freely in any style, compose and arrange for piano and other instruments?

These are the things I specialize in, I've spent years playing professionally and composing and even producing in all these styles, whether classical, jazz, or popular and contemporary music. I've come up with a unique teaching formula that works for all ages and skill levels, and have a lot of experience teaching dozens of students in a step by step proven method that works. I condense the information you need to know of music theory, technique, style etc. in a quick easy to learn fashion with the right exercises to go along with them. Complete musical freedom!

Whether you are looking for a great teacher to get your kids started playing ...

About Daine

A few words on my experience, I have been playing professionally and teaching students of all ages for many years now on the piano. I have seen what works well and every student has their own needs which I tailor to, and have seen my students grow tremendously, being able to play any song they wi

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Cindy
Daine has been teaching piano to my 8 yr old grandson for 2 months. He provides materials, a little homework and is always available for questions. He responded immediately to my inquiry and has always shown up on time. I would recommend him to anyone!
Nannette
Daine is an outstanding piano instructor. His friendly yet focused lessons have dramatically increased my son's interest in piano. His lessons have reinforced the basics while also covering music theory and expression. This has taken my son's performance ability and understanding of piano to the next level. Daine is also courteous, and always on time.
Tara
Daine is an excellent teacher that moves at a quick pace. In our family he teaches three different levels: An adult beginning learner, a self-taught teenager who needs to learn technique and music reading, and a 7 year old beginner. He adjusts the level of lesson to match each of us and does a great job. He is always on time and has a bunch of cool resources for us. He also explains "why" we are doing the things we're doing, which I find helpful.
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Brenda B.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English, German
  • Awarded Department Performance Award from William Paterson University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brenda B.

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Learn the basics of bel canto technique or improve upon your foundation through vocalizes, various technical exercises and building your repertoire. With this foundation, you can learn to sing musical theatre in a healthy way for longevity and optimal success. Whatever your singing goals are, together we can accomplish them and give you the tools to succeed!

About Brenda

***Due to the COVID-19 pandemic BB Studio is extending its online lesson hours to meet you where you are! Starting a new musical hobby is a great way to combat boredom and stimulate the brain!*** Hello, my name is Brenda! It is nice to meet you. I have been teaching private lessons for over a

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ALAN
Brenda is an excellent teacher and my daughter has been playing the piano beautifully. Brenda takes the time with Victoria to explain the music and make sure she understands before moving to another section.
I'm sure any child would benefit from her teaching skills

Sincerely,

Alan
Cecily
Brenda has mastered just the right balance of fun and instruction. My 6-year old adores her and is making rapid progress. Thank you Brenda!
Andrew
I've been Learning to sing under Brenda for about 3/4's of a year now and it has been a sensational experience. Brenda is an extremely professional and flexible instructor who tailors to each individuals needs and goals. She knows how to bring out the best in one's ability.
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Lauren S.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions from Metropolitan Opera
  • Teaches students 11 to 75
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Lauren S.

15 Reviews
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25 years of teaching voice has given me the joy of helping singers of all ages and abilities realize their full vocal potential. As a vocal technician, my approach to teaching is based on the principles of vocal science, as well as my own proven theories. My students not only increase their range, vocal strength and develop a better tone, many of them have gone on to perform in major theaters throughout the nation. Whether you are a musical theater, opera, rock, jazz or pop singer, my technique will help you trust your voice and free you to be creatively expressive.

About Lauren

Whether you sing musical theater, classical, pop. jazz, country or rock, you will learn how to use your voice well. It won't hurt, you won't get hoarse, and you'll create sounds you've only dreamed about. Hi! I'm Lauren S. I am an internationally known singer and business owner who is passionate

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Ashley R.
Great teacher, very thorough and I immediately saw improvement from just my first lesson
Alissa
Top notch voice training! Worth every penny.
Kim H. Los Angeles
My voice has improved dramatically since I've been working with Lauren. Her knowledge, ability to hear and fix vocal problems is astounding. Highly recommend!

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"After taking lessons from Sophia for around a year at the Kansas City School of Music, I feel privileged to have learnt under such a wonderful player, and person. Sophia adjusted her curriculum to fit my needs and made certain I was enjoying my material. While taking lessons from Sophia we explored many composers and styles and my technique grew tremendously. Due to her lifetime of experience in piano I felt comfortable knowing my time and money were being well used to benefit my playing. While learning from Sophia i received a I rating at the Kansas state piano competition; an acheivement that previously seemed out of my reach. Sophia not only went out of her way to build lessons tailored to my needs, but showed true interest in my life. To have such strong communication skills both in lessons and out is rare to come by, but I felt Sophia to excel in this area. A great understanding, supportive teacher to nourish any musician’s needs!"
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Took Piano lessons from Sophia Z.
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