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Alec W.

8 Reviews
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Associate's Degree in Business Administration from Saddleback College
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Alec W.

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Greetings! Alec is the Piano Teacher for Kids in Orange County. Along with tutoring piano, he is also a music composer for film, video-games, and multi-media. With over 15 years of piano-playing experience, and 5 years of teaching, Alec is happy and excited to achieve whatever your child's goals are in playing the piano.

Within the first few lessons, you or your child will be able to:
(1) Understand the Foundations of the Piano
(2) Effectively Read Notes
(3) Recognize Patterns in Music
(4) Use Both Hands Fluidly Within a Song

Alec's foremost philosophy in teaching piano is following the student's goals and dreams, not his own. While curriculum work is certainly vital, it is far more important that his students receive help they need in accomplishing their biggest aspirations in music. Whether your child wants to be a music composer, rock-star, or just playing for their loved ones, Alec can bring them closer to that goal.

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About Alec

Children deserve lessons that are customized and focused on their goals! Hi! I am Alec, a piano instructor and experienced music composer based in South Orange County. My purpose on this earth is to serve our future generation and introduce them to the world of music. I now give back to my own s

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Alec was great - really helpful to my son great insight
Vern
From the first time Alec met my grandson he was understanding, encouraging, extremely patient and knowledgeable. The next lesson assignments were clearly written out with the expectation that time would be allowed for daily practice.

Thank you, Alec
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Lisa F.

2 Reviews
Claremont, CA
Starting at $100
  • Teaches students 7 to 70
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lisa F.

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Hi! I have been teaching for 30 years, all ages and levels. I have worked with advanced students and slow learners. Several of my students have gone on to be music majors in college, others learn for pure enjoyment. I look forward to working with you so you can meet your own piano learning goals. L

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Manu
Lisa has been a fantastic teacher for our daughter. She is encouraging and supportive, but at the same time has high standards, which is exactly what we were looking for. We particularly enjoy the performance classes she holds at her studio (paused during the pandemic), where we regularly get to hear how well all her students play and the students can encourage each other. We definitely highly recommend her!
Paul
Lisa has been a great teacher for our two kids. She taught them all the way through passing Level 10 with honors in the MTAC program. Our kids were always appreciative that she gave them the freedom in what pieces to learn when choosing among Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern pieces. I would highly recommend her.
Mark S. Mendez
Ms. Lisa Friedman is an excellent teacher. Her students are always well prepared and perform beautifully. She is a very patient and enjoys working with all of her students. She has a great personality which her student love. 🎶
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Milton J.

58 Reviews
Corona, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Ethnomusicology/African-American & African Studies from University of California Davis
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Milton J.

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I've been teaching Music Theory for over three years. I treat these lessons much like a classroom setting in which I instruct the basic tenants of music theory in order to help students understand it in accordance with their instrument of choice (including voice). An introduction to orchestration and how their instrument functions within the orchestra will also be instructed. We will use classwork and homework to detail what is instructed as well as multimedia to aid in our learning!

If you're looking for your child to improve their music aptitude, you've come to the right place! Let's get started!

About Milton

Hey there, everyone! My name is Milton and I teach vocal, guitar, piano, and musical theatre lessons in the Inland Empire area. I help those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young tap into their own soul through music so that they may help others find theirs as well. I believe that in order to

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Cathy N.
Milton is an excellent instructor! He is very knowledgeable, kind, and patient. The guitar curriculum he uses is very good. I have prior musical knowledge in piano, and Milton knows when I need to be challenged/need extra work and when I can breeze through exercises on my new instrument. Lessons are really fun and I always look forward to them. Highly recommended!
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Alexandra D.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Italian
  • BM in Music Performance from University of Southern Maine
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Alexandra D.

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Need to brush up your theory or just starting from the beginning? I can help with structured theory tutoring, sight-singing, and ear training.

About Alexandra

Welcome! I'm a singer and instrumentalist who performs everything from opera to musical theatre to piano to ukulele. I have performed all around North America and Europe, but, if I had to pick a favorite city to have performed in, I would have to say Bruges, Belgium! As a teacher, I have taught

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Aaren
I’ve had my ukulele for over two years, and have done nothing with it. Decided the other day it was time, did a google search and found Alexandra on TakeLessons! I have zero music background but she’s made these lessons SOO simple and effective. I have a long ways to go, yet I leave each lesson with a feeling of accomplishment! Wasn’t expecting this to go so well, 110% satisfied. Thanks Alexander :)
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Caleb T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors in Music Education from University of Texas at El Paso
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Caleb T.

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I am a high school teacher with many years of working with students of many different levels and giving lessons is not only what I do on a daily basis, but it what I do best. I have performed in many types of ensembles an played many different instruments. Through my graduate and undergraduate studies, I was well immersed in ear training, music theory, and music history, and trumpet performance. In both my graduate and undergraduate studies I received intensive ear training and have taken four semesters of Aural Skills and six semesters of Music Theory.

About Caleb

Hello, my name is Caleb Ryan Tullius, I am a trumpeter and am in my second year of teaching at a high school in El Paso, Texas. I am a graduate of The University of Texas at El Paso where I graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and am currently pursuing a Master's Degree i

Chang L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Bachelor in Flute Performance from University of Southern California
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Chang L.

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I'm holding a doctoral degree at USC in flute performance and minoring in music theory. I teach students at all levels.

About Chang

***teacher has been vaccinated for COVID. Dr.Chang Lu is both an active musician and dedicated instructor in Los Angeles. Born into a family of musicians, she was introduced to piano at the young age of four, and the flute at age of nine. She has given performances on both instruments throughout

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Rebecca H.
Chang is an incredible teacher! she made learning fun and easy and even helped me to find and purchase the perfect flute for my needs! So glad I found her.
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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Riverside, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Riverside is $66. 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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Kasum
Took Music Theory lessons from Gleb V.
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"Lance has been teaching my 8 year old piano for the last few months, and we love having him in our home. He has a wonderful personality, is punctual, communicative, & great with kids. My daughter told me recently that she wanted to be a music teacher- it’s obvious what a positive impact he’s made with her in such a short amount of time. We are all a big fan and I highly recommend his lessons!"
Gigi
Took Music Theory lessons from Lance R.
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"Really takes her time to make sure you understand what you’re learning. Very kind and very nice. A must have for lessons. Thank you Brenda."
Chris
Took Music Theory lessons from Brenda B.
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"Well, I can say that when we met 24 years ago, I've never seen anyone playing the bass guitar as good as he did, I still remember him playing that beautiful six string bass guitar along with a drummer... I was just trying to catch up with those two ... it was just rehearsal and they didn't need a me as keyboard player , just the slap bass solo was enough for me to step down and watch, I learned a lot just by listening to him. He was a very patient teacher and his musical knowledge was amazing,"
Rolando
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"I am currently learning music fundamentals. I'm most definitely enjoying the course as it is very engaging and so enriched with the appropriate information needed to better my knowledge of the fundamentals of music. Each session has a perfect balance of both education through lecture and through the constructive criticism provided after singing and playing the piano during the lesson."
Himashi
Took Music Theory lessons from Randy L.
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"Incredible instructor. Patient , clear instructions"
Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Andrea B.
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"It has been a few years since our daughter, Michaela, took piano and music theory classes from Howard Richman. However, hardly a day goes by when she is not using something that she has learned from him. Whether she is writing a song, composing music, producing a track, playing the piano, singing, rehearsing, performing, etc…it always involves some aspect of her lessons with Howard. She is always referencing material from her classes with him. The enjoyment and confidence that Howard instills in his students, through his methods of teaching, truly must last a lifetime. Going to Howard was one of the best decisions that we have made regarding Michaela's career. In fact, as it turns out, it was a life changing experience for her. Needless to say, we have the very highest recommendation for Howard Richman."
Anchalina
Took Music Theory lessons from Howard R.
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"She is amazing I’ve been a student of hers for a year and I have learned so much from her! I’m sad to be leaving her but she has taught me a lot. I would definitely recommend her."
Grace
Took Music Theory lessons from Maureen K.
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"Marq is a mad creative genius, and any knowledge that he happens to pass onto you will be highly worthwhile. Marq is also fun to work with and very open to your ideas and feedback."
Min
Took Music Theory lessons from Mark S.
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"I now love music theory!"
Alex
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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