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Daniel B.

3 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniel B.

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I am a graduate student of violin performance at Sacramento State University, welcoming all ages and ability levels for violin lessons. Lessons will be designed to help you reach your personal goals and take your playing to the next level. Whether you're looking to build a strong musical foundation, improve your technique, learn to sight-read, or just learn some tunes, I look forward to working with you!

About Daniel

I am a graduate student of Violin Performance at Sacramento State University and have been teaching in the Sacramento area for a year. I enjoy serving as concertmaster for the University's Symphony Orchestra and participating in chamber music. I began learning the violin at age 7 through the Suz

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Melissa
Pays attention to detail, clear teaching and instructions, and finds alternative solutions and/or explanations to reinforce learning.
Dillon
Very clear explanations, and I left the first lesson with good goals and a handful of things to practice. Having the lesson online worked out very well and didn't take away from the experience or efficient use of time at all.
Levi C.
I am an adult beginner in my 30's and was a little nervous about starting my lessons. However, I have to say, great lesson! He really took the time to listen to what I wanted to work on and make recommendations. Then he was able to quickly spot areas for improvement and give corrections that were very relatable and easy to understand. I can't wait to keep working with Daniel.
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Colin M.

9 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Music from California State University Sacramento
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Colin M.

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I'm a believer that almost anyone can learn to play music well, and guitar is no exception. It's something which seems difficult at first, but has a series of specific steps (like any instrument) which take the mystery out of it, and get you playing in no time! I love seeing students improve on this instrument and seeing how much fun they have once they begin to play songs they love.

About Colin

I'm a life-long musician with a passion for the art and a love of teaching it. In 2012, I graduated from Sacramento State with a Bachelors in Music. Through my schooling and personal study, I have become a well-rounded musician able to teach many instruments effectively. Making music with others

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Jason
Our first lesson was great! Colin was very patient with my son and helped him come out of his shell. It was a very informational lesson and we look forward to our next one!
Scott B.
Colin is a good dude. Great person to learn from. Very patient and helpful
Kelly
Colin has been a fantastic teacher for my 12-year old son, who is learning his first instrument. Colin is kind, friendly, personable, and easy-going. He keeps the lessons fresh and fun. My son has made a very nice connection with Colin and really enjoys his lessons.
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Marsha K.

18 Reviews
Roseville, CA
Starting at $32
  • BA Psychology from BYU
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Marsha K.

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About Marsha

I have students from all over ! Hope one is YOU. It is great to be able to offer the option to ALL students if they prefer to come to the studio, or have remote lessons, and a HUGE plus, is they don't have to cancel when ill or even sometimes when away from home with the remote lesson option!

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Scott D. M.
Marsha is a wonderful music teacher! She has an organized lesson plan, she's always willing to set aside the lesson plan if I want to do something different that day, she gives very gentle feedback, and I always have so much fun with her during lessons. I highly recommend!
Fred R.
I have been taking lessons with Marsha for several months. Marsha has been helping me immensely to become a better singer. I am a novice vocalist and Marsha has worked with me patiently. I feel as if I have been progressing nicely with my vocal training.
Beth
I worked with Marsha for about 10 weeks. Singing was something on my "bucket list" and I wanted to find out why I didn't know how to do it. I learned a ton from Marsha, and I also learned that I wasn't a hopeless case!!

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Brian C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Berkeley
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Brian C.

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Hello! I have over 25 years of professional saxophone and clarinet playing experience. I've played and recorded many different styles with many different bands, orchestras, and jazz ensembles.

I teach clarinet and saxophone on all levels. I can teach beginners the basics of fingering, tone, music reading, theory, etc. I can help intermediate students advance in their playing prowess. I can get adults who haven't played in a while back into playing shape. And, for more advanced students, I can teach jazz improvisation. So, I cater my teaching to your desires and goals!

I'm able to teach adults and teenagers (age 12 and up) and I'm open to any frequency that fits your budget and desires (once a week, once every two weeks, twice a week, etc.).

About Brian

I've played clarinet and sax for over 40 years, playing throughout grammar school, high school, and college. I attended University of California at Berkeley where I played in the marching band and in various jazz bands, orchestras, and ensembles. After graduating I've played professionally ever sin

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Kaitlyn J.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Bachelor's of Oboe Performance from Southern Illinois University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kaitlyn J.

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I have been teaching oboe lessons for seven years, and although the oboe is a difficult instrument, I believe you can learn to have a good sound early on with the right instruction! I am a professional oboist who loves sharing the fun of oboe with others. All experience levels are welcome and lessons will be catered to your needs and feedback on what you want to be able to play. I put a lot of emphasis on good tone, technique, sightreading, and some music theory. I really do look forward to working with you!

About Kaitlyn

I started playing the oboe when I was nine and eventually received a Bachelor's in Oboe Performance from Southern Illinois University in 2018. I have lived in Illinois my whole life, but I am moving to Indiana soon after I get married this year! I love teaching students and I have the most experie

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Evelyn S.

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Starting at $50
  • Bachelor's of Music from University of Georgia
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Evelyn S.

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Experienced teacher of 10 years. I find a student's unique gift and let it shine through their music! I build a solid foundation in my lessons, so a student can sing/play/write any style of music and reach their specific goals. I provide all of the tools necessary to hone their craft, from technique, musicianship, theory, and performance skills. Whether you are an aspiring professional or music is your hobby, all backgrounds are welcome! I set high, yet attainable expectations for my students, all while being patient and understanding of the exciting learning process!

About Evelyn

Experienced music teacher of 10 years. I find a student's unique gift and let it shine through their music! I build a solid foundation in my lessons, so a student can sing/play/write any style of music and reach their specific goals. I provide all of the tools necessary to hone their craft, from te

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"Matthew. Thank You So Much for your understanding and support. You have taught me so much, and helped improve. Thank You for being such an amazing teacher. Kayla"
Kayla O
Took Singing lessons from Matthew H.
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"Background - I took my niece to Rockstars of Tomorrow for singing lessons and, to keep it short, they were not a good fit for us.

Milton is a great teacher, he identified key areas of improvement and had passion for what he did. I would hire Milton again as a teacher in the future and highly recommend him."
Jose
Took Singing lessons from Milton J.
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"Wanted to just learn to play my favorite song on the piano, but Bill ended up teaching me to play piano."
Lynette
Took Piano lessons from Bill L.
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"Keith teaches my 7 year old and is extremely patient. He wants to make sure the students are enjoying themselves so adjusts his teaching style to each student. He also emphasizes music fundamentals as well as some theory. I highly recommend him."
Carol
Took Piano lessons from Keith D.
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"Never played the piano. She's very patient. Enjoy the music room, very beautiful setting"
Michael
Took Piano lessons from Rebecca N.
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"Great Lessons! Really fun & keep you motivated. Lola is an awesome teacher!"
Mina Saremi
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Lola M.
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"Brilliant teacher! Very generous with his time and very patient with his students."
Katrione
Took Violin lessons from Ardalan G.
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"Lauren is knowledgeable, approachable, and best of all, fun to be around! A great choice for students of all ages."
Claire
Took Singing lessons from Lauren F.
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"My daughter Kat took lessons with her for a year. We had to stop because she was too busy with school. Kathrine improved a lot."
Amy
Took Cello lessons from Chialing P.
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"Elizabeth is very understanding, patient, personable and knowledgeable. I started playing viola when I was a child and only just picked it back up 20 years later. Already the progress has been significant and I enjoy each advancement after her lessons."
Greg
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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Music Lessons in Sacramento, CA

If you live in Sacramento or the surrounding area, you’re at the frontline of the music industry. Trash Talk, Cake, Papa Roach and Deftones all hail from Sacramento, and talented new bands and artists are making their way up, as well.



If you want to be one of them, TakeLessons is here to help. Our music lessons in Sacramento are taught by safe, certified teachers in studio locations throughout the city, or in the comfort of your own home. By the time you’re ready to step into the spotlight, you’ll know everything you need to know in order to stay calm and collected.



We offer lessons in guitar, drums, violin, piano, voice and several other subjects. If you’re a beginner, our helpful and friendly instructors will teach you the basics and provide a strong fou

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ndation. If you’re at an intermediate or advanced level, our teachers can help you sharpen your skills, or get started with more advanced topics like music theory or music recording.



Your curriculum will be catered to your individual needs and goals, and with our 100% Money Back Guarantee, you can take your first lesson at no risk. So what are you waiting for? Enroll in our Sacramento music lessons, and let TakeLessons give you a helping hand!

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