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Denise R.

16 Reviews
Palm Springs, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Music from Point Loma Nazarene University
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Denise R.

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About Denise

I'€ve always had a love for music. When I was 8 years old, I taught myself how to read music before my first piano lesson because I was so excited to learn. I continued taking piano lessons throughout my school days and became involved in choir in high school. When I began college I decided

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Elektra
Such a sweet teacher and so good with children.
Michelle S.
So talented and easy to understand. She is amazing! Glad I decided to do this for myself.
Andrea
Denise is a wonderfull teacher. She is very patient and kind. She is very welcoming and professinal. I would definitaly recomend her 100%

Ivan S.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ivan S.

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I consider teaching people to be a way of common development of human creativity, raising a student's cultural level up, instilling interest in music and arts, an explanation of the significance of music.
I see music lessons as an increasing general intellectual and spiritual level.

About Ivan

Teaching experience: 16 + years. Education: Bachelor of Music degree from Gnessin State Musical College (Moscow, Russia) Master of Music degree from State Classical Academy (Moscow, Russia) A course of jazz improvisation from Berklee College of Music (online). Styles and subjects: classic

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James
I feel very fortunate to have found Ivan, and have benefitted from his instruction in many ways. I began taking lessons with him at the age of 60, as an intermediate piano student. Ivan has a way of understanding your skill level and goals, and teaching you how best to practice on your own. His encyclopedic knowledge of classical music enriches the experience, but he is easily versatile enough to teach jazz theory as well. Ivan encourages performance at recital, and his students are always well prepared. He is an outstanding musician who frequently performs in public. Give yourself over to Ivan’s instruction and improve your technique, understanding of theory, sight reading, and knowledge of classical music. You will enjoy playing the piano more than ever.
Tatiana
If you are reading this review, of course, is because you are collecting information about great piano teachers in your area. If that’s the case, let me tell you that you should stop reading this review and contact Mr. Shapovalov without wasting any more time.

He just left our house, like any other Saturday afternoon for three years now, and every time he leaves, I have the same feeling of putting my son’s musical knowledge in the best hands (ever).

Our son passed this year the Certificate of Merit in Piano with a perfect score, and we thank 100% Mr. Shapovalov for such success.

Mr. Shapovalov is a great pianist, educated, polite, and kind. Our son loves him like he was family, and his performance just gets better and better. It is unbelievable how much he improved working with Mr. Shapovalov.

Mr. Shapovalov organizes recitals, workshops, and pre-tests in order to prepare his students for the Certificate of Merit test. He takes proud in his students’ success and works with our son using multiple approaches, all of them orientated to make the lesson fun and useful, totally aligned with the Certificate of Merit test expectations.

I feel bad it took so long to write a review about this fabulous teacher. I guess I didn’t want to share our “treasure” with anybody else! But seriously: if you are looking for a committed, professional musician, and stellar teacher, all in one person… contact Mr. Shapovalov. Enjoy.
Ivan
I am DJ and sound producer. And i used to study Harmony and chord progressions with Ivan. He helped me to improve my theoretical and practical knowledge and teached me how to use classical musical theory in modern dance music. I really can recommned this teacher not only for beginners but also for advanced students who have lack of theory base.
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Maggie Z.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Maggie Z.

9 Reviews
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My name is Maggie and I'm a piano teacher. I have been teaching private piano lessons for 10 years. I focus on students' fundamental skills such as finger technic, sight reading, and ear training. I also incorporate music theory during the piano lesson so students also understand why the music sounds beautiful. I teach at my home studio, and I can also drive to your place if you have a piano or keyboard. I teach Classical, Jazz, Blues, and Pop. Don't hesitate to contact me if you are looking for a piano teacher, you're welcome to join my studio!

About Maggie

Since earning my Bachelor's Degree in Musicology in 2009, I have been teaching private piano lessons to ages young and old. I use various method books to develop strong fundamentals; which in-turn creates a strong musical foundation on which the student can build. I believe every student has a di

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Loreena R Pinckney
We love Mrs. Maggie! She is an awesome instructor for our five year old. She is always very patient and detailed with her lesson plans. Our son loves her! We are delighted to have her teach our child!!
Anderson A.
Enjoying the lessons very much
Adelene K.
Maggie is a great teacher. My seven-year-old daughter loves her and she learns a lot from her. My daughter had a different piano teacher before. I like Maggie's upbeat way of teaching better than her old teacher. I personally believe the right attitude and energy helps motivate kids to learn. I like that she has different lesson plans and reward system. Just a little something to show my daughter that she's doing a good job.

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Ben R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ben R.

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I have taught guitar since 2012 and have been playing since 2000. I am happy to take students at the beginner and intermediate levels. I believe strongly in integrating music theory and ultimately moving students toward musical self-suffiency, rather than focusing exclusively on learning particular pieces.

About Ben

Hi, there! My name is Ben and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2012 and have taught students of all ages from 3 to adult. I have experience not just with teaching but also with writing, recording, and performing music in successful bands and on multiple instruments

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Kamal
Ben has been instructing my 2 kids (now aged 11 and 9) in-home for at least 5 years. We started off with piano for the first few years but then switched to a combination of piano and acoustic guitar (half a session dedicated to each instrument).

He is patient, kind, and highly knowledgeable. I clearly see the upward trajectory in my kids' musical capabilities. One of my kids can be difficult to deal with, especially when he is tired, but Ben would mold his approach to the lesson on the spot to keep my kid engaged (e.g., instead of continuing the lesson on the actual piano, he'd switch to a fun music-oriented game).
Lauren
I hadn't played a musical instrument since elementary school when I started Ukulele lessons with Ben. Ben started from the beginning, answered all my questions along the way, and built upon that information in each lesson. It wasn't in a didactic way, but in a way that was really customized to fit my Ukulele lesson goals. Ben's teaching style is very flexible also. I had some Ukulele lesson books I had been gifted and we worked from those. I didn't feel that I had to buy a bunch of additional equipment, books, etc.

I recommend Ben as a music teacher. He is understanding, encouraging, and inspirational. I am looking forward to continuing lessons with Ben and JC Instrumental.
Pam
Ben has been working with our daughter since January 2019, when she turned 6 1/2. He arrives at our home on time each week and he works with her at an age appropriate level. We appreciate that he recognizes the effort she puts into the weeks when she practices often and he gently makes her aware when she hasn't practiced enough. He always speaks with her in a kind way and with us in a collaborative manner. We all want her to enjoy her piano experience, and we are thankful to have found Ben just a few blocks away from our home.

James A.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Maltese, English
  • Teaches students 11 to 45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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James A.

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Experienced teacher of 5 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate acoustic guitar/electric bass guitar student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

About James

I'm a self-taught musician who has been playing for over 12 years; performing live gigs in the last 5 years. I mainly play electric bass and acoustic guitar but I also play piano and cello. During the last 12 years I have had the pleasure to work with and learn from a number of really talented musi

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Mike
Great instructor with lots of experience.

Jason T.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Awarded Best Doorguy from Guitar Center
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Jason T.

5 Reviews
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I am a professional drummer and educator with 26 years experience teaching and performing. My background includes live/session experience in multiple styles and musical genres, including pop, rock, jazz, funk, fusion, latin and electronic, in additional to compositional study and theory.

About Jason

I am a professional drummer, recording artist, and educator, with over 26 years performing and teaching. I graduated from Stony Brook University with a minor is Jazz, and as a founding member of the university's big band, the "SBU Blowage," under the direction of legendary trombonist, Ray Anderso

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Travis V.
He continues to be extremely patient and awesome. My boys are learning so much and really enjoy playing with Jason.
Griffin V.
Jason was unbelievable patient and nice. This was my boys first ever lesson and they absolutely loved it!! They can't wait till their next lesson. He was awesome!!!
Donna
Jason is a very talented musician and an excellent instructor. He is has been a patient, kind and effective teacher for my son. Can't say enough about him!

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"my 11 year old daughter has wanted guitar lessons for awhile. Curtis has made this experience fun and educational for her. She learning songs familiar to her. She's always excited for her lesson and homework. Curtis is a great and friendly instructor."
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Took Guitar lessons from Curtis L.
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Took Piano lessons from Norman T.
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"I started taking Italian lessons from Mya a year ago, and after finding out she's also a music teacher I decided to give it a try, Best decision ever! Not only Mya is the best Italian teacher I've had (she's very detailed oriented and helps me tremendously with my pronunciation) but she's also an experienced and skilled music teacher. After only a few classes, I was able to play decent music with my violin!"
Lia
Took Music Theory lessons from Mya B.
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"Ms. Cyndi is the greatest Singing Teacher because she is very knowledgeable, patient, understanding, personable and fun to sing with and that is just after one class!!! I can't wait for the next sessions!!!"
Pamela
Took Singing lessons from Cyndi E.
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"Sarah is very detail and always prepared the lesson material beforehand. We are happy that we found her"
Hannah
Took Percussion lessons from Sarah G.
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"Professional, comprehensive, and personalized study of the piano. Her years of experience are obvious in her ability to approach each student as an individual with a unique learning style. Thanks for giving us the gift of music!"
Sandra
Took Piano lessons from Linda B.
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"Alex is patient and relates with his students. He uses what interests them most to motivate and better comprehend lessons."
Valencia
Took Piano lessons from Alex W.
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"Very understanding instructor. My daughter (age 12) is moving along at a nice comfortable rate with dramatic improvements already taking shape! I can recommend Ardalan highly for beginners although, from the fragments that I've heard of Ardalan's own playing, I suspect he's equally effective for advanced students."
Kendall
Took Violin lessons from Ardalan G.
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"He is an excellent instructor. His teacher technique are easy to understand and follow. His talent with the guitar is that of a professional. I’m looking forward in learning as much as I can from him."
Vern
Took Guitar lessons from Mel P.
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"Mr. Garcia was extreamely knowledgable in his approach to technique. A wonderful quatlity that stood out about Mr. Garcia inside and outside of the studio is his humility, which creates a safe, fun and enjoyable learning environment. He is directive yet encouraging when it comes to striving towards the standards of excellence he belives his students are capable of achieving."
Sierra
Took Upright Bass lessons from Omar G.
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