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Clay S.

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Santa Cruz, CA
Starting at $25
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Recording Arts from Loyola Marymount University
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Want to learn how to create industry quality music on your laptop using Ableton and other fun free online tools? Interested in curating your own unique sounds while also drawing inspiration from tracks being played today? My teaching approach will be tailored to your experience level to help you develop as an artist, and eventually be able to produce, mix, and master your own tracks. I believe that you learn the most when you are in the driving seat, and for that reason YOU will guide the way as we make a track together! I will help and give you creative suggestions along the way, it can really be a great time. Please contact me if you think I may be a good match as your instructor and mentor.

About Clay

Hello! Little bit about me, I am a very energetic and uplifting individual who always loves to get creative and make unique moments. I studied Recording Arts and Electrical Engineering at Loyola Marymount University and taught Recording Arts students throughout my whole academic career. I am curren

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Yuexin C.

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Pacific Grove, CA
Starting at $30
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  • Speaks Portuguese, English, Chinese, Mandarin, Cantonese, German, Spanish
  • B.A. in Comparative Literature from Colorado College
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Yuexin C.

Pacific Grove, CA

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I was an outstanding music minor recently graduated from Colorado College and have a profound understanding of basic music theories.

About Yuexin

Hi! I am an undergraduate student at Colorado College, majoring in Comparative Literature and Music. I am from Shenzhen, China, and moved to the U.S. when I was 18. I play the banjo, do all forms of arts, and have a never-dying crave for traveling. I lived in Brazil and Finland for a little whi

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February 19, 2019
Sarah
I'm really enjoying my lessons with Yuexin. She's very patient and is able to answer all my questions. She's also happy to customize the lesson to suit my interests; for example, we took some time to go over voice lines in a video game that were in Chinese and then work on the pronunciation and pinyin for them.

The textbook and workbook she had me get have been helpful, and I've been supplementing by practicing on my own using Duolingo. I think the combination has been really effective for learning the language. Yuexin has been great for correcting my pronunciation and teaching me how native speakers would actually speak and write.
December 21, 2017
Lilian C.
Yuexin is an excellent Mandarin teacher for kids. My 8 year-old has started lessons and is progressing well. Yuexin researched and picked out a good textbook for kids. She is patient, clear, and easy to schedule with. We are happy!
October 13, 2017
Nick
Yuexin is a fantastic teacher. She is very good at teaching all things China, whether that's teaching mandarin or giving out helpful tips about China. Great teacher.
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Kelly W.

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Monterey, CA
Starting at $20
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  • Speaks American Sign Language, French, Cantonese, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Biological Sciences/Music from Monterey Peninsula College
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I taught myself how to play acoustic guitar a summer ago and I'd love to show you the ropes from my own experience! I'll teach you the basics of chord making and strumming, after which you can pretty much play anything you'd like.

About Kelly

I'm a student biologist, chemist, writer, violist, violinist, pianist, guitarist, and music arranger (not usually at the same time). I primarily play viola in symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles; occasionally I'll jump to violin in pit orchestra productions for musicals. I'm currently pursuin

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October 21, 2019
Lauren
excellent teacher!
July 28, 2019
Naty L.
Great experience! Learned alot.

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Dennis M.

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Piano
Starting at $38
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  • Background Checked
  • Bachelor of Music from Portland Bible College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dennis has been in the music scene for the last 25+ years.
Starting piano at the age of 9, he didn't know that piano would become a fixture through the years. Dennis has a classical training background which then led him to other styles of influence such as Jazz, Gospel, & Blues genres.

He holds a B.A. in Music from Portland Bible College and as a professional pianist he has taken on other musical roles; such as composition, arranging, and producer on many recording projects.

Dennis has something to offer to all that want to learn how to play the piano. Whether it's learning for fun, or pursuing piano passionately; his method of teaching is one that will stick with you.

"Playing piano is a lifetime experience; whether you do it professionally or for your own enjoyment, you will always learn something new. My hope is to pass along what I've learned to every student that I have the opportunity to teach."
- Dennis Miclau.

About Dennis

Dennis has been in the music scene for the last 25+ years. Starting piano at the age of 9, he didn't know that piano would become a fixture through the years. Dennis has a classical training background which then led him to other styles of influence such as Jazz, Gospel, & Blues genres. He ho

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Mandy S.

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Flute
Starting at $42
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  • Teaching since 2011
  • Doctorate- Flute Performance from University of North Carolina Greensboro
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mandy S. is an avid performer and teacher of flute currently residing in Tampa, Florida. She is an adjunct instructor of flute at Hillsborough Community College in Ybor City, Florida and is a highly sought after middle and high school flute clinician in the Tampa bay area. Additionally, a strong enthusiasm for flute instruction has led Mandy to maintain a private flute studio with students of all ages, offering both in-person and virtual lessons. She has taught numerous masterclasses in Florida and North Carolina. Her students have proved numerous successes in festivals, honor bands, and competitions at the county, district, and state levels as well as college auditions. Furthermore, her passion for music education has sparked particular interest in researching and creating pedagogical and instructional techniques to assist the developing flutist.

With a strong passion for collaborative performance, Mandy has participated in cross-disciplinary performances in the arts and ...

About Mandy

Mandy S. is an avid performer and teacher of flute currently residing in Tampa, Florida. She is an adjunct instructor of flute at Hillsborough Community College in Ybor City, Florida and is a highly sought after middle and high school flute clinician in the Tampa bay area. Additionally, a strong en

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January 14, 2019
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August 28, 2018
Kay
I really enjoy flute lessons with Mandy. She is patient and encouraging, but also suitably challenging. She has helped me improve already. I’m even enjoying scales!
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Natasha B.

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Piano
Starting at $34
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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelors in Music from University of North Texas
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I create a step-by-step monthly plan that I tailor to each student taking into account their music goals and education level.

About Natasha

I am an opera singer and pianist who studied at the Aaron Copland School of Music in NYC and I recently moved to Texas to further my studies in music education. I started teaching piano and voice privately in New York City in 2012 and I continue to in North Texas. I have experience teaching age

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October 22, 2019
Kristen
This was our daughter’s first class with Natasha. She had had only a few months of formal lessons before meeting with Natasha. I was impressed with how Natasha started by grounding her in the basics of good stance and breathing, not rushing into a lesson but making sure she understood the principles. Natasha has a friendly, engaging personality that immediately puts you at ease. Looking forward to seeing where this path takes my kiddo!
September 18, 2019
Melissa
My daughter has been taking lessons for a few months now and the results have been amazing. Natasha has brought her out of her shell and helped her become confident in her singing abilities. She teaches such interesting details about vocal methods. She is amazing.
September 5, 2019
Zoë
SUPER nice!!! Only had one lesson so far, but will back for sure!!

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"I felt like I learned more with just my first lesson with Julie than I did in multiple lessons with other instructors.

I am only interested in learning frailing/claw hammer and that is what Julie teaches, and teaches well. Other instructors which I have had in the past only give a nod to claw hammer and want to focus on Scruggs style picking which, while I love listening to it, holds no appeal to me for playing.

I finally have hope that I may actually learn to play banjo."
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"I've worked with Joe in our band Night Watch Paradox since 2014. He is a consummate band mate and amazingly versatile harmonica player. We play a wide variety of original songs drawing from many musical genres. Joe is able to find the perfect harmonica part to suit each song, whether it's a wailing solo in a blues harp style, or a tasteful and haunting melody on a chromatic harp.

If you're looking for an experienced and accomplished harmonica teacher who will show you the basics, but then take your playing beyond the usual and predictable harmonica tunes, then you should give Joe a call."
- Andy
Took Harmonica lessons from Joe W.
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"My first lesson with Mat and he was very professional, friendly, informative, and patient. I'm looking forward to our next lesson"
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