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Esther B.

50 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Korean, English, Korean
  • Awarded Annabelle Jones Rose Memorial Scholarship from Sacramento City College
  • A.A , B.M., M.M. from California State University of Sacramento
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Esther B.

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The Circle of 5th,Intervals,Triads,Seventh Chords,Four-Part Writing,Harmonic Progression,Musical Structure and Secondary Dominants and dominant Sevenths etc....

About Esther

I'm Esther, a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself piano and singing in a choir at the age of 9. I moved to the U.S. in 1992 and studied music for 10 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music at California State University of Sacramento. I studied and trained with Claudia Kitka &

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Jacey
Mrs. Esther is a really kind, patient, and honest piano teacher. She helped me work through my mistakes and told me what I needed to work on in order to improve. Her way of teaching is effective and it helped me gain more knowledge about piano and the techniques of being a good pianist. She is very caring and understands when I'm in a difficult situation and she always encourages me to keep going. I enjoyed all the experiences I had with Mrs. Esther and the unique personality she had. For the past 9 years, I have learned a lot about music and the hard work that goes into playing the piano. I will never regret having Mrs. Esther as my piano teacher and the adventures I had.
Lawrence
Mrs. Esther has taught me piano over the past 9 years. Over those years, I was able to learn a lot about the innerworkings of the piano, both theory and playing. Mrs. Esther carefully taught me piano with both elegance and patience and created wonderful experiences through the community concerts that she holds. Her kindness reached me in times where I was overburdened with both the study of piano and my schoolwork. The 9 years of piano that I spent with her have been very rewarding and an experience that I will continue to cherish as I continue pianoing.
Hoai-Anh
Thank you for your lesson. I’ve learned a lot today. You’re so understanding and easy to learn from. I’m very excited and waiting to see you for next lessons.

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Ronald S.

8 Reviews
Citrus Heights, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music from California State University Sacramento
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ronald S.

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Harmonic approach to playing stressing chord progression. I play all types of music from classical, to ragtime, blues and new age.

About Ronald

With a Bachelor's Degree in music from California State University Sacramento I studied with the best, including graduates from Juilliard and Eastman. I focus on what my students want to play and provide a harmonic grounding to enable the student to improvise or just "jam" with anybody. I also provi

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Cameron
Knowledgeable, easy going. Looking forward to my son learning.
Grover
Kind and patient instructor. Ronald gave us a great quick introduction to piano playing. It will be a good foundation to build on in the future when we can make more time for additional lessons. Thank you!
Elizah
So patient and always on time. My daughter learned so much for 3 lessons.
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Alex H.

2 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 6 to 60
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Sacramento
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Alex H.

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Ever wonder why theory is important? A lot of people don't want to learn theory or are scared of it. If this is you, I'll explain how to navigate music without using theory while also showing how theory can be a helpful tool. If you're here to learn more about theory because you need to or you're interested in learning more about it, some of the topics I'll cover are listen below.

Tailored to your skill level, you'll learn:
-high vs low notes
-ascending vs descending
-sharps, flats, and naturals
-key signatures
-time signatures
-major vs minor
-other modes
-rhythm and melody
-transcriptions
-form
-chord recognition
-intervals
-harmonies
-transposition
-much more!

My teaching style is casual, yet theoretical. I'm easy going, but also passionate. I tailor my style and difficulty to match each individual student.

If you have any questions or want to meet in person to see if it's a good fit, let me know! :)

Alex

About Alex

MUSIC: My first private lessons were on piano at 8 years of age with piano lessons, I learned about he basic fundamentals of music (scales, melodies, harmonies, rhythm, time and key signatures, accidentals, etc.). After discovering that rhythms were the most interesting to me, I decided to start dru

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Sina
We’ve had a few lessons with Alex so far, at home and on line. He is really good at what he does and my children are learning a lot from him.
Colsen
Alex is patient and is able to teach accordingly to a child's level. My son is 8 years old. Alex is very experienced in teaching, he started out with basics, and moved on according to my son's ability to learn. My son learned a lot during his first lesson.
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Heather R.

2 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • M.F.A.-Musical Performance (Collaborative Piano) from Notre Dame de Namur University
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Heather R.

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Students will have their current knowledge of music theory reinforced while also learning more advanced theory as they progress.

About Heather

As a piano and voice instructor, I have taught individual lessons for the past 13 years to students from 5 to 85, beginners to advanced students. I hold Master of Fine Arts degrees in both Collaborative Piano Performance and Vocal Performance from Notre Dame de Namur University. In addition to my pr

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Nicholas F.
Very helpful coach. Great accompanist.
MIchael
I really enjoyed my first lesson. Heather was flexible and understanding. She even played something for me. Looking forward to the next lesson!
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Charles B.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Español
  • Jazz Studies from Cal State University of Northridge
  • Awarded Outstanding Bass Soloist from Wynton Marsalis & Essentially Ellington
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Charles B.

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If you want to take your musicianship to the next level, be able to converse fluently with fellow musicians during rehearsal, and write songs or create arrangements with other musicians, learning about theory is a MUST! Theory is what you need if you want a strong base as a musician and and make communication faster with other musicians, and I am here to explain and demystify this topic!

About Charles

Charles is here to get you playing as soon as possible, while giving you the best understanding and functionalities of music!

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Harley F.
I just had my first upright bass lesson with Charles. Playing an instrument, when you know how, is one of the most fun things you can do, But getting lessons can be stressful. This was relaxing, pleasant and fun. Stress free. And I learned a lot. I can't wait to get back on that bass and practice this stuff.
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Mary R.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Reed/Brass Player of the year from Wisconsin Area Music Industry
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Mary R.

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Music theory is the mathematics behind the art. It connects math to what we hear, see and feel in music. Understanding theory can help you accentuate the piece you are working on, improve your improvisational skills, and connect you to the music on a deeper level. This can be the most difficult part about learning music. But have no fear!! I love to make sense out of the non-sense! We can add theory practices to your instrumental lesson or take them separately.

About Mary

I started playing saxophone in 1994. It was an immediate passion! As the years went on my thirst for music grew and I picked up more instruments. I earned my Bachelor’s of Arts in Music from UW-Milwaukee in 2006. I continued to study privately on Saxophone with Curt Hanrahan and on Accordion with

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John J Conlon
Knowledgeable and good teacher of subject matter.
Chris P.
Excellent start, very patient.
Heather L.
Fun and informative

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The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Rancho Cordova is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Music has never come easy me. Up until Zack, I had never found a teacher that helped me get it. When he teaches he takes his time and makes sure you’re getting it. Not only that but he makes sure you have fun! Whenever he’s teaching I can’t help but have fun. He’s always cracking jokes and making you feel comfortable. I love music lessons with him. I’m so glad he’s a teacher and I hope he helps many more kids like me to become better musicians."
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"Kevin was very helpful and helped me understand concepts of music theory very clearly. Thanks!!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Kevin T.
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"Edwin is seriously the best! You will not regret learning music from this professional musician!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Edwin I.
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"Billy is a great teacher! He really knows a lot about Theory and he really helped me in detail with how to get something right. I would recommend Billy for any teaching job, he's really great! Thanks Billy! :)"
Misia
Took Music Theory lessons from Billy D.
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"Madeline was so friendly and helpful. She connected with me on a personal level through tutoring and we're still friends today! She helped me through my music theory classes in college and adapted to my learning styles easily. One of the sweetest people I know, thank you Madeline!"
Hannah
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"Dave is awesome!

Dave pretty much saved me in Music Theory. I was really struggling to grasp chord progressions and melodies, Dave walked me through everything step by step until I got it. I highly recommend dave as an instructor, he'll get you through it!"
David
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"My girls really enjoy learning from her. She keeps the interactive the whole lesson."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Christine G.
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"David is an exceptional instructor with the ability to help a student resolve problem areas. His teaching methods along with his patience and experience makes him an excellent instructor for beginner and advanced students. I highly recommend David for anyone wanting to learn any instrument along with respective technique and theory."
Sammy
Took Music Theory lessons from David D.
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"Jonathan was great! He captured my son's attention and taught him the critically important basics.
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Julian
Took Music Theory lessons from Jonathan H.
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Cliff
Took Music Theory lessons from Brian H.
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