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Alec W.

8 Reviews
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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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Joanne W.
Wonderful
Kyle &.
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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Milton J.

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

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I have been teaching the wonderful instrument of the piano for more than seven years.

I utilize the Faber Piano Adventures piano series of lesson books that includes lessons and homework in a fun and engaging way to promote retention. I also use the publication A New Approach to Keyboard Harmony to learn chord progressions, sequences, modulations, realization of both figured and un-figured basses, basic improvisation, and score reading. Learning these techniques will help transition students seamlessly to various styles and genres that incorporate the piano, helping you learn and love the piano without frustrating stoppages that often lead us away from lesson continuity.

From there, for intermediate and advance students I use the Hanon Piano Exercises Book to promote correct and precise fingering, syncopation, arpeggiation, pedaling, and key centering.

Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

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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Alex L.

21 Reviews
Fontana, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Alex L.

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The basic approach provides a series of exercises and music from simple to the more sophisticated, along with hints and tips for their completion.

About Alex

Trained and educated (MM) in Russia and USA, over 20 years experience in teaching. Individual approach to the course development based on student personality, goals, skills. Major instruments are piano, classical guitar, accordion. Student must have own instrument and desire to learn! *** L

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Ilona
Soooo Smart! So much fun! Really, I couldn’t have felt more at ease and excited for the next one!
Ken K.
please cancel and refund my remaning lessons
Oana B.
We really enjoyed our first lesson with Alex

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Kevin S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded 2014 WGI PIW World Champion from WGI- Winter Guard International
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Kevin S.

2 Reviews
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I love playing piano and I want you to as well!

Music is a fun way to express yourself! Only it’s a little difficult if you’re trying to do it on your own. Trying to sit down and read music can take forever, and there’s a lot of words or symbols that might be confusing. All of that might discourage you to continue.

KEEP GOING! I want to help you understand what all this means so you can play the songs you wanna play.

Things you’ll learn
-How to identify notes on a piano
-How to read notes on a staff (sheet music)
-How to play scales
-How to play arpeggios
-How to play chords
-How to read chords
-How to count and play rhythms
-How to play songs by ear
-How to play songs by reading music
-How to play music and HAVE FUN!

About Kevin

Hi there! I've been drumming for 14 years and teaching for 6 years! I've taught elementary students through college age and beyond. I love seeing my students grow and learn and pursue music from a place of interest, passion, and enjoyment! Music has given me so many opportunities like traveling

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Connor
Very helpful and open, doesn’t hesitate to give you the information that you need to learn. Is very well spoken and makes all of the content very easy to understand. Give great direction and will definitely put you on the right path.
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Hanaa H.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English and Arabic, Arabic
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Cairo University
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Hanaa H.

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I am an experienced piano and guitar teacher of 13 years available for eager students. While I focus on building a strong foundation of piano and guitar skills, I structure my lessons so students can learn in a very easy way by using the right methods and books. My main focus is to make my students feel good about themselves and feel comfortable all the time and not to be judged at any point during the lesson. This strategy has been working very well all over the years. It also makes students achieve more and be passionate about what they play. I typically use Alfred's Basic books: lesson, technic, and theory books. I also provide my students with homework sheet that explains what we have been focusing on, what they have achieved, and what is the expectations for next lesson. Due to Covid-19, I started my online lessons and it has been working very well. We usually have a recital once a year. Our first virtual recital will be in December.

About Hanaa

Hi there! My name is Hanaa. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and have worked as a classroom teacher and private tutor for fifteen years. I am a patient, passionate, self-motivated, and responsible teacher. I teach piano and guitar. I am also an effective instructor with the ability to

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Naomi M.
Love Hanaa already. My girls thought she was fabulous and patient!
Yasmina R.
My first lesson and experience with the teacher was impressive. She listened to my goals and adjusted the lesson accordingly. She also seems to be organized and has a system in place.
Mahera
She is a great teacher and I highly recommend her. She is patient, kind and makes students to learn in a fun way. She is a remarkable teacher.
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Susan T.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Arlington ISD
  • Teaching since 2010
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Susan T.

39 Reviews
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Hello and welcome to my teaching world! I love teaching piano, as it has always been my strongest instrument. I start students as young as four or five (six to seven ideal).

Most of my students are, or become honor (AP) students. Learning music is especially helpful in learning math as music and math are based on patterns. Engineers and musicians have the same thing in common: They learn by recognizing patterns.

For young beginners, I use Alfred's Beginner course(s). For students 9+ years of age, I use John Thompson's Modern or Adult course(s) - students will get quicker results - with emphasis on classical technique after students become familiar with five-finger hand positions, intervals and dynamics.

Both courses utilize practice CDs or online practice tools/apps that contain pre-recorded accompaniments, so students feel as though they are playing along in a band, or orchestra - this is EXCELLENT for learning rhythm.

If a student leans more toward ...

About Susan B.

I teach online lessons via Zoom, FaceTime, or Messenger. I have built a successful teaching business based on teaching children and adults alike, who love music, want to play for personal pleasure, or eventually work professionally, and/or gain entry into various academies. If you (or your ch

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Raymond F.
The best instructor I had an experience with by far.
Bianca
Fantastic and patient with kids
Fiona
My daughter has been under the wonderful care of Ms. Taylor for over 2 years now and she has learned and grown tremendously under her care. From not knowing how to read notes or any finger placements, to reading notes and switching things up ( different tempos) while playing the piano on her own.

Ms. Taylor pays attention to detail and is very easy going that makes it easy for my daughter to learn. She is very compassionate. She has also taught her breathing techniques along with voice training. She keeps her grounded and motivated. My daughter has a passion for music and is in the best possible hands. She is very flexible and accommodating!

Thank you so much for everything you do to help her flourish!!

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Riverside, CA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Riverside is $71. 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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$57 average
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"My daughter has been taking lessons from Nancy for about 5 months. I have been extremely pleased with how much my daughter has learned and how she is continuing to improve. Nancy is patient but continues to challenge her each week. Nancy also organized a recital for all of her students with a reception afterward. Each student was introduced and had the chance to play several pieces. Everything was professionally done and a nice way for the kids to showcase what they have been learning. I would definitely recommend Nancy as a piano teacher."
Jennifer
Took Piano lessons from Nancy C.
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"Excellent instructor. Has patience very knowledgeable as you know. I am such a beginner but enjoyed every minute. Star number five"
Millie
Took Piano lessons from Adam R.
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"Tammye has been my daughters piano teacher going on five years now. She is laid back and my daughter has always enjoyed playing the piano. She has never dreaded lesson or asked to not play. I've heard of some kids crying after lessons and this has never ever been the case with Tamye. My daughter started out loving lessons with Tamye and still does... she is in middle school now. She has never felt pressured. She has always come away from the lessons having learned something new and now plays beautifully. This year my five year old boy has started lessons with Ms. Tammye and he also is enjoying them. Tamye has been the perfect teacher for our family. We took a summer break to try out a local music school (same price and we had to drive there) and it didn't compare to the quality we get with Ms. Tammye. As long as our kids are playing piano they'll be having Ms. Tammye as their teacher."
Miracle Lindskog
Took Piano lessons from Tammye D.
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"Rebecca was very professional and has great knowledge about music. She is very attention to detail and patient at the same time. It was a pleasure and great honor to have her as my instructor."
Justin Scales
Took Piano lessons from Rebecca N.
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"I have been with Troy almost two years and feel I have accomplished more than I ever thought was possible in that amount of tome. Troy has been patient and knows just the right amount of push to give to keep me advancing without stress.
He is tremendously knowledgeable about many aspects of music composition, theory and technique and is fun to be with during every lesson.
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Took Piano lessons from Troy W.
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"Holly turns the frustrations of learning the piano into fun. I highly recommend her as a teacher. Her instruction has greatly enhanced my enjoyment of trying to learn to play the piano as an adult. She is active in instruction, giving an excellent demonstration of the material and sometimes singing along. When she is enjoying herself teaching, I can't help but enjoy learning. She ensures that whatever is being learned, is mastered before proceeding. She gives clear directions as to what I should practice next, and even loaned out a book she though I might enjoy. I did."
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"David is the best and the sweetest piano teacher we have ever have. He is so patient, kind, caring and creative in his teaching method.

My 5 year old has a little autism symptom so she's very easy to get distracted. Yet we have great fun time in every class with him. His class worth 20 min driving there and 20 min driving back, using toll road!"
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Took Piano lessons from David L.
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"My girls started taking lessons from Mr. Garcia at age 4. He is an excellent instructor and keeps lessons and weekly practice assignments fun and challenging. He uses a combination of methods to best suit the interests of each of my daughters. They really look forward to their weekly lessons. I have seen significant progress in their piano skills. Mr, Garcia is very good at acknowledging their accomplishments which is extremely important for young, beginning piano players. I highly recommend him."
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Took Piano lessons from Jesus G.
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"Scott is thoughtful, helpful, and professional. He is funny, knowledgeable, and experienced. I am 67 and just learning to read music and play the piano, and I am enjoying the challenge, and Scott's teaching and helpful hints. Give Scott a try."
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The Riverside Piano Trill

By Paul R. - Riverside Piano Teacher

Welcome to Riverside, CA everyone! Riverside is truly a great city for music. I teach piano lessons in Riverside and I love working with the students I currently have. Hopefully you will decide to join the rest of us on this musical journey! I enjoy the local drive to my students’ homes because not only are the residents great, but so is the scenery. And it feels great to know that some day one of these students taking piano lessons in Riverside will be able to play at local venues or even the Fox Theater!

Riverside has some of the best music scenes and local music venues. Once you decide to perform your first recital, why not try The Coffee Depot? It is a great coffee shop with weekly Open Mic Nights that bring in some of the mos

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t up and coming talent of Riverside. It is also a great venue to play piano for your friends and loved ones; however, if you are like me and always looking for inspiration then head on over to the Fox Performing Arts Center. The Fox Theater has featured some of the most talented musicians around and is home to the Riverside County Philharmonic.

So what are you waiting for? TakeLessons has various certified local teachers willing to take you from beginner to performing in front of your friends and family! Whatever your schedule, there is someone available and ready to help you achieve your musical dreams. Sign up for piano lessons in Riverside today!

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