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John M.

24 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Awarded Triple A Album of the Year from Los Angeles Music Awards
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John M.

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Positive, patient and motivating, over 43 years of playing drums & percussion and over 12 years of private instruction with a wealth of music knowledge to share. Lessons are always designed to be educational, engaging & fun, combining a balance of learning notation, playing by ear & performance with other live instruments! We will find out what interests you most and get you on the drum set right away for fast results!

About John

I have 43 years of Professional drums & percussion experience and 12 years of teaching beginning to advanced drummers by ear, performance & notation. Preforming drums has brought so much enjoyment to my life and has expanded my cognitive and creative mind more than I would have ever realized when I

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Lucas N.
John personalized the lesson to focus on the songs my son was interested in while he also covered the important fundamentals to start off right!
Jacob
Just had my first drums lesson with John. He is great at breaking the instrument down into manageable pieces and building confidence quickly. I am very excited for future lessons!
Serena
Great instructor! Great communication
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Jesse H.

79 Reviews
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Jesse H.

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Learn to play the Spanish Guitar through the unique "Romero Method"

About Jesse

Jesse H. plays guitar with The Mar Dels, one of San Diego’s best-known dance and party bands. But he’s more than just a rock-and-roller — he’s studied jazz and classical guitar with other master musicians. His lessons focus on developing: - Right and left hand technique - Finger picki

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Stephanie D.
Jesse is the best he is so nice

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Good first lesson!
Matt G.
Great first lesson. Look forward to many more.
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Cristopher E.

14 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Arts from UCSD
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cristopher E.

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Need help with the blues? Just looking to expand on what you already know? I can help you learn how to play advanced techniques with the blues or how to incorporate more advanced scales, rhythms, and chords with the blues, or I can help you with just the basics and learning how to improvise.

About Cristopher

If you feel like you're stuck or hit a wall, I can help take your skills to the next level; I can help you improve your technique, learn difficult songs, learn more about gear and gigs and performing, help you learn how to play any chord, key, or scale in any position, or help you learn how to solo,

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Lindsay and Aidan E.
My daughter (9), son (7) and myself are all taking lessons and Cris Is able to adapt for all our learning needs and makes it fun along the way too.
Derek R.
I had my first lesson today. Cris is the real deal. He is an excellent guitar player and was able to coax what little skill and talent I possess into a formidable lesson early on. I'll be booking my Son along with myself and returning. We are blessed to have someone in the Rancho Bernardo/Rancho Penaquitos area like Cris!
Yuka O.
Chis was a great teacher - very patient, knowledgeable, and inspiring.
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Nader T.

10 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, I speak Persian, Persian
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nader T.

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In my one hour of comprehensive teaching, students learn extensively the techniques of the violin, including tone production, vibrato, musicality and pieces of music which are chosen from standard violin literature or Suzuki books. The whole idea is to get students to look at the whole learning process as a fun activity, and very soon they acquire the ability to produce beautiful sounds, correct intonation and strong vibrato. In addition to the above, I conduct some some ear-training exercises to improve intonation as well.

About Nader

I am a violinist and composer. I have trained more than 1200 students in more than twenty five years of my teaching carrier. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson includes scales, arpeggios, etudes, duets and a new piece of music from different eras of music. I emphasize on tone production, correct

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Megan S.
Nader was fantastic! I took Violin lessons for a few years from a couple different teachers, and he taught me new, interesting things I'd never learned before. He's also very patient and nice.
Carolina V.
He is very patient and has excellent communication skills. I have no knowledge of how to play the violin or music of any kind. After my first lesson I strongly feel he will be my private instructor for many years to come. I left with proper technique of how this instrument is to be cared for and good posture when practicing. He also informed me of the books we will be incorporating into my lessons. Most importantly homework is given and he is very patient and explains everything at your level.
Kira
I was very pleased with my first lesson with Nader. He is very kind and patient. We covered some basic points with what we'll be covering for my lessons with the cello. His instructions and explanations of technique is very clear I feel my lessons with him will be very beneficial and enjoyable.
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Daniel G.

22 Reviews
Escondido, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel G.

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If you want to learn to play, sing and lead church music, I can teach you based upon my over 40 years of experience. I have a Master of Divinity, was a Catholic Priest and Completed Doctoral program in the Ministry of Supervision. No dissertation! Got married instead!

About Daniel

Music lessons should be fun and focus on what you want! I am willing to travel to you or welcome you to my studios: Reseda pr Canoga Park. I travel to homes San Diego and Los Angeles Counties. What is your goal? School or Church choir? Musical programs?Learn to Cantor or lead songs at Church/S

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Mr. G goes over and above to help me pursue my interests. He helped me sing through a difficult time while my voice was changing. He supports me at performances and never fails to make me laugh. Working with him has been a fantastic experience and I feel that I have grown so much.
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Kristin B.

2 Reviews
Vista, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Provost Scholaship from Western Michigan University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Kristin B.

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Students can expect to practice a mix of scales and songs during bass lessons. I primarily use the Suzuki method books, but I am open to using other ones if preferred by the student.

About Kristin

I am a classically trained violist and string instrument enthusiast, born and raised in the Chicagoland area. I attended and graduated from Western Michigan University with a BM in music performance and have since worked as a music teacher in San Diego. I am the strings director at Double Peak Schoo

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Jack
Kristin was very professional and on the music! I had a great initial experience and will be taking lessons from her in the future. Thank you!
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Stephanie is great! She really helps me understand my strengths as well as my weak spots. She's very kind and patient but still expects to improve each week. Definitely recommend you take singing lessons from her!"
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Took Singing lessons from Stephanie H.
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"You learned a lot from Nicole she helps you conquer your goals. like one of my goals is to play with tohers but you have to keep to the beat and not get lost.
she starts out with very simple songs at first and if they are to easy she will find harder music for her students Brena"
Brena
Took Piano lessons from Nicole C.
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"Christina really listened to what I wanted to get out of the lessons and catered her instruction for that. She was also very encouraging and made me feel good about what I had learned on my own before starting lessons with her."
Meira
Took Piano lessons from Christina B.
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"I have been studying piano with Joseph for nearly five years. In that time, I’ve learned more about the piano and musical interpretation than I ever thought possible.

Joseph’s technical ‘short cuts’ are amazing! He illustrates ways for your hands and your mind to work that are tailor made for you. Learning from him is so fun it seems almost effortless.

The way Joseph teaches allows you to develop at your own pace. The atmosphere is always relaxed yet everything moves along quickly.

At the open classes I attend, his other students are progressing very rapidly too. After each class, we share our impressions. The mood is elated because it feels like we stepped back in time and into history.

Joseph often quotes inspired wisdom of his historic teachers in our lessons. He is a great inspiration on his own with great musical insights.

I’m playing Beethoven and Chopin works I never thought I could approach at this stage of study, with great depth of understanding. I now play with greater passion and skill, get compliments from everyone I play for, and no longer worry about playing in public.

I look forward to each and every lesson with Joseph. His encouragement and support makes learning so rewarding! Anyone who finds this musical treasure is a lucky person and I cannot recommend him highly enough."
Donna
Took Classical Piano lessons from Joseph B.
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"I promised myself to address the vocal issues that have been holding me back from my career in this new year. I've had 4 lessons with Fawn and I can tell you, 2 of the 3 issues I was struggling with have been already been solved! The 3rd is well on its way to being worked out and Fawn is hooking me up with an audition for a major tv show. There is so much to learn from her, and I am grateful to have found such an incredible and giving vocal and life coach."
Joanna
Took Vocal Training lessons from Fawn A.
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"Alex was so patient especially because we had some technical difficulties. He didn't have to give us the extra time but he did: appreciate that very much. My son loves him and can't wait until his next lesson. He is very knowledgeable in his field and in a short time my son learned quite a bit. A+!"
Dario
Took Ableton lessons from Alex B.
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"Rosemarie is warm and kind, making all of her students, children and adults, feel comfortable. She gently challenges you but is also very understanding.. She's a wonderful teacher."
Samantha
Took Piano lessons from Rosemarie R.
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Shalini
Took Singing lessons from Laurelanne D.
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"Thanks to his help, I enjoyed singing very much! He is very kind. I am not English speaker, so he tries to explain easier. I am looking forward to take next lesson!!"
Megumi
Took Singing lessons from Kevin M.
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Nelli M.
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