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Chris O.

8 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $30
  • Awarded DCI World Champion from Drum Corps International
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chris O.

8 Reviews
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Performance is a key component to being a musician. Some musicians find performance a breeze while others (myself included) experience differing degrees of "stage fright". Know that you are not alone if you've felt shortness of breath, sweaty palms, or light-headedness (or a combination of the above). I've been a performer for over 15 years and I've learned more about myself under those bright lights than anywhere else. Let me show you the way to a more fulfilling experience performing in front of a crowd!

About Chris

I've been teaching students from complete beginners to college level for a decade. I hold a Bachelor's in Music from the University of Michigan ('16), a Master's in Music from Penn State University ('18), and a Graduate Certificate from the University of Southern California ('20). Through my years

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Daniel S.
Chris is an absolutely wonderful teacher who always has his students needs in mind. He is also really skilled in a lot of different styles of music so he can help you learn about anything that you are interested in! If you are looking to become better at trumpet or music in general, I highly recommend taking lessons with Chris.
Alex M.
I've played with Chris for several years and he is a fantastic musician! Always bringing creative ideas to the table, easy to work with, extremely driven. If you have the opportunity to take a lesson with him, I HIGHLY recommend it!
Eric
Great first ever trumpet lesson! I learned many things that included: maintaining, setup, hand placement, holding notes and more. Chris is an experienced instructor that has a positive energy and He’s very encouraging.
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Bijan Z.

57 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Farsi, Swedish, German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of arts (Music Education)/ PhD (Musicology) from Sweden/Germany
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Bijan Z.

57 Reviews
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About Bijan

Hi! I believe that music is rooted in all human beings and cultures in a reach and vast variety of forms. Music unifies and engages thinking and feeling in a direct and immediate way. Music influences individuals simultaneously on different levels of consciousness and form an important device f

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William
Great singing instruction
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Susan F.

11 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English and some Spanish
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Advanced
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Susan F.

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I teach all levels of Music Performance skills. This ranges from Recital readiness, to how to audition for solo, choral, or Musical Theater productions. My students have a fabulous time performing for their school talent shows, as well as being offered solos for special musical Theater parts. My Students also perform for many other genres, including playing in Bands, or for special events. The Star Spangled Banner is always something that a singer can use in their repertoire.

About Susan

My primary focus is teaching the best and most effective Vocal Techniques to students of all ages and backgrounds. I also teach Acoustic Guitar and finger picking. My teaching includes the Orff and Suzuki methods of music for Children. My primary focus is on teaching singing and I have been teachin

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Kim
We had a wonderful time and I am in a new level of playing guitar after 5 weeks. Thanks Susan!
Emma
My daughter loved her first lesson. Susan was great with her. Looking forward to seeing her progress!
Martin
Susan is a gifted teacher who brings out the best in her pupils. She is always very positive.

Meet Online Music Performance Teachers Serving San Diego, CA

Laura K.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 10 and up
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Laura K.

16 Reviews
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Interpretation in any instrument is an important part of good music-making - I coach instrumentalists and singers of all levels on how to make the most of their performance!

About Laura

Music is the universal language, and there isn't a genre I don't love; it's important to me that that aspect be brought to lessons, as well! From humble New Jersey beginnings to an opera career, I've seen the power of what music can do! Whether it's opera, musical theater, folk, rock, or just pu

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Ellen D.
Laura is an excellent teacher with detailed explanations on technique. She makes it very easy to understand. I hope to take more lessons with her in the future.
Teresita
She is awesome! Very professional. I had fun learning with her. She’s great! I love the way she tech me.
Megan
Laura is a great teacher! Her lessons are fun and super helpful. Would definitely recommend.
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Chanel N.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Arts from Morgan State University
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chanel N.

36 Reviews
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Online Music Performance Teacher

I'm an experienced vocal and piano teacher for over 13 years that's looking to work with eager students of all experience levels from ages 5 & up! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation in what they need to know to be successful.

About Chanel

Hello there! I'm Chanel N. and thank you for your interest in my studio. I have been teaching private music lessons, both piano and voice, as well as writing and recording music for over 13 years. I am able to teach lessons online or at Studio Nar, LLC located in the Towson area. My education c

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Lisa A.
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Julia M.
Ms. Chanel is so sweet and patient. My daughter just took her first lesson today and she is so excited because she said "Ms. Chanel is so cool and she sings amazing". We are sticking with Ms. Chanel!
Susan
Great first intro class! lookin forward to the rest!

Amanda M.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Amanda M.

22 Reviews
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Amanda has performed with cover bands in several different genres; rock, jazz, R&B, and country. She is also a singer/songwriter that has performed nationwide. Amanda loves to coach singers in music performance and how to tell a story through the song as well as learn their own unique voice and how to make it shine the most.

About Amanda

Recently moving back home from working as an actress and singer in the entertainment business in Los Angeles, Amanda is bringing her teaching to the OKC area. Amanda has taught piano and voice for 18 years. She is also a board certified Music Therapist who works with children and adults with speci

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Elsie
My daughter enjoys her signing lessons with Amanda. I can hear improvements in her voice and she has more confidence.
James (JW)
Amanda is very attentive and thorough.
Yozi
My daughter is learning a lot and very fast.

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in San Diego, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in San Diego is $69. 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.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$69 average

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"Barbara is very musical, very talented and very attuned to my needs. She is not only a singing teacher or a pianist, she is all and more. Most importantly, she is a mentor.
I highly recommend Barbara."
Michal
Took Music Performance lessons from Barbara M.
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"I feel very fortunate to have found Ivan, and have benefitted from his instruction in many ways. I began taking lessons with him at the age of 60, as an intermediate piano student. Ivan has a way of understanding your skill level and goals, and teaching you how best to practice on your own. His encyclopedic knowledge of classical music enriches the experience, but he is easily versatile enough to teach jazz theory as well. Ivan encourages performance at recital, and his students are always well prepared. He is an outstanding musician who frequently performs in public. Give yourself over to Ivan’s instruction and improve your technique, understanding of theory, sight reading, and knowledge of classical music. You will enjoy playing the piano more than ever."
James
Took Music Performance lessons from Ivan S.
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"Where do I begin? Christine is a woman with a voice, not only will you learn proper singing and the fundamentals of music. But she will encourage you to dream and think BIG. I have such respect for Ms. Christine and her love for music, that I tell everyone I meet, to take lessons with Ms. Christine.

If you truly want a teacher who cares about you and your musical dreams, then you NEED to take lessons with Ms. Christine. She has taught me and my Day Care children so much about music education, I will forever be grateful to her talents. Thanks you so much Ms. Christine!

For anyone reading this review.....all I can say is BOOK NOW!!!!"
Shauna Francis, Francis Grace Day Care
Took Music Performance lessons from Christine G.
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"Excellent musician, vocalist and performer. Worth your time and money to utilize T King as your instructor."
Lynn
Took Music Performance lessons from Timothy K.
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"My son is extremely happy with his first lesson with Olivier! Looking forward to many more! Thank you!"
Seth
Took Music Performance lessons from Olivier H.
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"Arrica has been such a wonderful teacher for my 11-year-old daughter. (She was 9 when she started with Arrica.) Our girl has a lot of raw talent but needed some good instruction that wasn't too formal. Africa is just the right blend of traditional singing technique and fun rock-n-roll, record your own music on Garage band. We love her!"
Julie B.
Took Music Performance lessons from Arrica R.
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"Bill is a thoughtful teacher, an amazing musician, and a really caring guy

I would highly recommend Bill! He is such a great player and teacher! He has helped enormously with my saxophone playing, clarinet playing, and improvising.

Since my saxophone playing is already fairly advanced. In our lessons on saxophone focus heavily on advanced jazz improvisation topics, like standard tunes, and transcription. He is so knowledgeable on these advanced topics but is really great at showing me the basics so that I can learn at my own level and pace.

On clarinet Bill and I work on more classical studies and instrument technique to get my clarinet playing more on track.

Bill is such a patient and motivating teacher. It is clear that he cares deeply about MY SUCCESS in music. He has helped me feel good about my musical progress and inspired me to work harder!

He has even given me lots of great music business advice, and helped me think about what I want out of music in my life.

Bill is so easy to get along with and is really careful to explain things in a way that I can understand them.

Its been really awesome getting to know and work with him!"
Jason
Took Music Performance lessons from Bill T.
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"Great teacher

Stephen is a great teacher, actor, and singer, in addition to being a wonderful guy. I highly recommend him to anyone interested in any of his varied services."
Matt
Took Music Performance lessons from Stephen H.
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"Amazing teacher, really great at connecting with kids and fostering a love of music and skill."
Edward
Took Music Performance lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"I was Lilia's mentor at California Institute of the Arts for three years. She is a hard worker, very determined and disciplined and a very promising, unique artist. Although she is primarily a guitarist she is also a highly trained and accomplished gymnast and acrobat. I have no doubt that Lilia makes an exciting, flexible and compassionate teacher."
Miroslav
Took Music Performance lessons from Lilia B.
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