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Cristopher E.

14 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts from UCSD
  • Teaching since 2004
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Cristopher E.

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I can teach traditional classical guitar finger picking techniques using a nylon string guitar. I can also teach fingerpicking on steel string acoustic guitar, as well as performing and arranging classical pieces on the electric guitar. I also love to make my own arrangements of classical pieces from other instruments. My personal favorites to perform are J. S. Bach and Heitor Villa-Lobos.

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.

Laura R.

3 Reviews
Spring Valley, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish, Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaches students Male: 5 and up; Female: 4 and up
  • Associate Degree from Grossmont Community College,
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Laura R.

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Basic music theory taught along with proper fingering techniques.

About Laura

I am a multi-instrumentalist and have been teaching piano since 1998. My students' ages range from 4 to 60+. I have been a musician for the majority of my lifetime, having started playing piano at age five. As a multi-instrumentalist I teach piano, clarinet, violin and guitar. I have also taught e

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Karen L.
Loved my first lesson!
Lorissa
Laura has a great sense of humor, which comes in handy when I am not doing as well as I would like. She is a very patient teacher, as well as creative in her teaching strategies. When I was taking lessons with her she was studying music at SDSU and utilized her fresh education in our sessions. Also, her at home studio serves as a relaxing setting, which was just my style.
Augie Monroy M.
I really enjoy going to my lessons. Laura is very patient, with great knowledge and a great personality. I am a 58 years old violin student and I want to learn more about the violin so that I can play at my Church. Her classes are fantastic and I know I will be playing in front of the congregation soon. I highly recommend her style whether you are a child, young adult or older like me. IT IS FUN!!
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Steven B.

38 Reviews
Coronado, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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Steven B.

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For over 30 years, Steven B has been successfully teaching hundreds if not thousands of students on voice, piano, and guitar. He has over 60,000 hours experience as a teacher, musician, and performer. He is one of the best piano and voice teachers! In teaching voice, Steven B uses methodologies of Bel Canto, Alexander's technique, and the secrets of singing. Broken down, singing involves three areas: mind, technique, and performance. There are many technical concepts to train in singing. It's all fun from vowel shapes, to understanding consonants, to landing gently on high notes. Great technique leads to great expression. The chief purpose of singing is to bring oneself joy. Sing great and bring other people joy! Recently one of his voice students got a standing ovation.

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Steven B, Instructor PIANO - GUITAR - VOICE For over 25 years, Steven B has been successfully teaching hundreds of students on piano, guitar, and voice. He has over 60,000 hours experience as a teacher, musician, and performer. He teaches all styles, ages and skill levels. Beginners are most cert

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Jackie H.
Steven is a great guitar teacher. He is very patient, but thorough. He is very good at explaining things. I look forward to my lesson every week.
Justina U.
Mr. Steve is a great blessing to my Child. My son has learnt a lot from his piano lessons and now plays piano in church.
Natalie S.
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Stephen B.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Central Michigan University
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Stephen B.

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I am thrilled to hear that you or your kid is ready to start taking drum lessons! I have been teaching drum set and percussion for eleven years, and last year finished my master's in percussion performance at CU, after a music education degree in Michigan.

I start students off with "repeat after me" style exercises to develop technique, coordination, and musical tone on the instruments. Then, we can dig into playing the music (s)he loves! I'm always curious to hear if there is a certain band or drummer my student admires?

About Stephen

Hey drummers! I am a working drummer and percussionist in all major styles, from blues, funk, and jazz to classical and marching band. In my off time, I enjoy playing in the mountains with my girlfriend and our cat.

Joy M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Music Major from Long Beach
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joy M.

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Ear Training to obtain perfect pitch and to learn who to improvise and jam with confidence.

About Joy

Jazz Saxophonist and Singer with the gift of bringing the best out of students. I make learning fun & easy. I can help you discover your true sound and voice. I’m proficient in jazz, free jazz, soul, funk, reggae, dub, drum n bass, house, and world music. You'll be improving in not time ; )

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Max L.
Joy is a warm and patient teacher who can assess the appropriate pace for a new student to learn at. She's also a wonderful musician herself. Will definitely be back for more lessons!
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Kevin F.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2004
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Kevin F.

30 Reviews
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Been playing piano since age 5, flute since 4th grade and much more music encompassing a lot in the classical field, some jazz and other genres as well. I have a Master's degree in wind conducting and am fully capable of teaching any standard subject in music.

About Kevin

I have had a fairly diverse musical background, including playing with bands and orchestras, as well as participating in choral groups and opera. I have a master's degree in music performance for wind conducting, and a bachelor's degree in music with an emphasis on piano performance. I have taug

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Jim Atherton
Kevin pays close attention to details and helps you to get it right.
Oscar
thanks a lot.
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"I've been taking lessons with Emil for over 10 years. Needless to say, I think he's a great teacher and has been particularly sensitive to someone with only a modest background in music. His patience and keen teaching style have encouraged me to continue my lessons and improve my playing. I'm so happy I found him when I did."
Barbara
Took Piano lessons from Emil V.
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"Great first lesson!
I appreciate that a lot!"
Angela
Took Singing lessons from Laurie D.
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"I tried taking singing lessons before, but I always saw very little progress from them and would get so boring. Benjamin has done a great job! Not only lessons are entertaining and challenging but people around me are starting to notice that my singing is improving. You can tell he has a lot of experience and knowledge in the matter. He is also very versatile (we have sang from classical Italian music all the way to 80s hair rock music). I 100% recommend this teacher!"
Bruno
Took Singing lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Our son is super excited about the guitar again because of Lars, he cannot wait until his next lesson! My son had never learned power chords before and was challenged in a good way. We look forward after each lesson to hear what Max has learned."
Leslie
Took Guitar lessons from Lars N.
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"Excellent teacher! Patient, kind and organized! Two thumbs up!"
Sandra
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"She helped my voice become better. she is a great teacher. she taught me a lot of things like how to make my voice become better and also how to help my voice and how to come relax."
Beyshai
Took Opera Voice lessons from Kelee P.
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"Melissa is a fantastic instructor with a very warm, caring personality. She has an extensive educational background in vocal anatomy and asks for input when creating individual curriculums. Most importantly, Melissa has a rare ability to give feedback and areas of opportunity in a positive light. As a very self conscious, beginning singer, I feel very comfortable with her."
Michelle Vick
Took Singing lessons from Melissa F.
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"An excellent, intuitive teacher

Mr. Steve is an outstanding teacher whom I would recommend without reservation. He works at the pace of each of my children and they are eager to work for him too. My son bores quickly, but Steve challenges him with encouragement and speed. My daughter is slower to catch on and he accommodates her speed with equal talent. He is creative in his teaching methods and also in his approach to advising more practice or encouraging practice methods. I hesitate to write this review because I don't want to share the gem we have found in Steve. He is kind, patient, encouraging, excited about the music and the kid's efforts, witty, professional and accommodating. 5 stars."
Shannon
Took Piano lessons from Steven O.
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"Arlette is very good at putting children and ease and making them feel comfortable. She created a custom plan that worked well for my child based on my input. She has excellent knowledge and teaching skills. I would highly recommend."
Capri
Took Singing lessons from Arlette B.
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"Larry is a really good instructor who cares about the student's advancement and mastery"
David
Took Guitar lessons from Larry P.
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Music Lessons in San Diego, CA

San Diego has an incredibly rich and diverse music scene and musical history. Artists like Frank Zappa, Anne Wilson from the band Heart, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers bassist Ron Blair, and Blink 182 have all called San Diego home. San Diego continues to be a great stomping ground for aspiring musicians and performers. Have you or your children ever expressed an interest in studying music? Have you ever thought about learning to play? If you live in or around San Diego, music lessons have never been easier to schedule!

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