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Patricio P.

2 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • B.A. Liberal Arts from UCSD/USIU
  • Teaching since 1997
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Patricio P.

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I can help you learn music theory in a fun and creative way. Enhance your musical tool box with my personalized approach!

About Patricio

Patricio A. Pickslay has been working in the professional music field for over two decades as an instructor, producer and songwriter/composer. His general philosophy is strong on musical fundamentals with a unique emphasis on creative experimentation. His command of craft and disciplined approach c

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Kat
If you are in need of a great music teacher, Patricio is your guy. He is well versed in many areas of the music field (Music theory, songwriting, pro tools software, the list goes on). I've been working with Patricio for several years now and can't thank him enough for how much he has helped me be able to record and produce my own music using Pro Tools and Logic Pro. My favorite thing about Patricio's teaching style is that he incorporates all the different fields so you receive a more realistic and well rounded education. And on top of it, he is a very kind and encouraging teacher. You will not be disappointed.
Carlos
Patricio is the type of teacher that spends time making sure you understand the theory of music instead of just jumping to play the instrument. He knows how to integrate theory into his lessons so that everything make more sense when playing the instrument. He is very knowledgeable about music which makes the experience of learning enjoyable and fun. I had never touched a guitar before I started taking acoustic guitar lessons from Patricio, and he is gradually teaching me the basics with a lot of patience. I am still a beginner, but one of the reasons that I am still motivated to learn is because Patricio is so inspirational. I leave each lesson wanting to learn and practice more. In order to learn something new, you have to be inspired, and Patricio knows how to inspire people to learn.
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Bijan Z.

59 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Farsi, Swedish, German, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Master of arts (Music Education)/ PhD (Musicology) from Sweden/Germany
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Bijan Z.

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Music Theory is necessary for learning music, no matter what you do. I can go through a basic music theory with you in this course together with you. After the basic course you'll be ready to start with form and harmony and build up a platform for composition or music analysis in the future.

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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Roger S.
Bijan was very welcoming and encoutaging. His observations about what I need to work on were the kindof couching I was looking for.

I am already looking forward to the next lesson.
Samuel D.
Great singing instruction. Teaches you about music in general and trains your ear.
Wesley
Excellent
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Cristopher E.

14 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor of Arts from UCSD
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Cristopher E.

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I can help you learn music theory from the basics to advanced harmony. Whether you are just looking to learn the basics of how songs are constructed or you want to advance your knowledge and grasp of complex chords and how to figure out the harmonic possibilities of any scale, I can help you apply music theory to any instrument, although my expertise is in the guitar.

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.

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Laura P.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BA in Music Therapy from California State University, Northridge
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Laura P.

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Music theory is interwoven into instrument lessons, but is also available as a separate lesson if a student is seeking music theory only. With a detailed and working knowledge of music theory, I am able to make these lessons interesting and fun.

About Laura

I have been teaching music lessons since 2001. I teach piano, flute, guitar and ukulele. I have played piano for most of my life, then started playing the flute in elementary school, then the guitar and ukulele in college. I attended California State University, Northridge, where I received my

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Jesse J.
Ana M.
She's great! Can't wait for next session
Mikhail D.
Great first lesson! Very patience.
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Carey M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship from Longy School of Music
  • Master of Music in Flute Performance from Longy School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carey M.

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I am available to assist students with college level music theory classes as well as high school students taking Advance Placement Music Theory. I have experience in Music Theory I-IV as well as instrumentation, form and analysis and counterpoint.

About Carey

I have a Master of Music in Flute Performance Degree with Distinction from the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2008 and a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance, Magna Cum Laude, from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia in 2005. I have studied flute under Christina

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Debbie
I have been taking lessons with Carey for the past 1.5 years. She is a stellar teacher and flutist!. Carey is very professional in her method of teaching and started by gaining an understanding of my objectives and expectations. I'm a retiree and even though I played the flute in my early teens, it had been 50 years when I picked it up again. Needless to say, it was like starting over from scratch. But with Carey's help, guidance, and instruction, I've been able to evolve into a "decent" junior level flutist. Thank you Carey!!
Debbie
Carey is excellent. She is a very accomplished flutist with great teaching and people skills. Carey is extremely skillful in figuring out areas of improvement through careful listening and probing of questions. Her suggested applications of adjustments are spot on!
Deborah
Carey is an excellent teacher. She shapes each lesson to my needs and challenges and gives me great exercises and tips that have improved my performance.
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Patricia T.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $46
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Guitar performance and education from Various private teachers including Jazz great Vic Juris
  • Teaching since 1996
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Patricia T.

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I am a full time jazz musician with years of experience using the concepts of music theory in composition and improvisation. I can teach classical based theory as well as jazz. Understanding functional harmony is essential for the music student that wants to “get” what’s going on in their favorite songs and perhaps compose some of their own. I am extremely patient and will work with you and your learning style to set your lesson plan. And we’ll have fun in the process.

About Patricia

Hello! I am a professional musician and guitar/ukulele instructor with over 20 years experience teaching one on one and group lessons. As a child, while learning piano and playing trumpet in the school band I began teaching myself guitar. It quickly became my favorite instrument and I moved on to

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Adam
I can't say enough great things about Patricia as a teacher. Her love of music, her enthusiasm for the guitar and her deep understanding of harmony were standout qualities that really made her a great teacher for me. I recommend her highly.
Gary
Patricia's forte is rock and jazz but don't rule out contemporary and classical. Her knowledge and flexibility enable thinking outside the box and tailoring lessons to every student's needs. Her lessons are always informative, fun, and will give the student a strong musical base from which to build upon.
Adrienne
Patricia is an exceptional teacher! She is flexible and creative, finding ways to interest all ages with an integrative approach to instruction. Not only is she a top- notch player herself, she makes learning fun and accessible for any level of ability. My family has benefited from Patricia’s expertise for four years and I would highly recommend her to anyone! Whether you are just starting out, looking to improve your playing, or simply perfecting your technique, you will benefit from her tutelage!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in San Diego, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in San Diego is $66. 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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"Tom has been working with our daughter to aid her in understanding the concepts of music theory. He is patient and provides outside material for her to reinforce the concepts they are working on together. He has a passion for teaching music and it is evident in his desire for his students to grow."
Annie
Took Music Theory lessons from Tom S.
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"Keith is a an awesome teacher! I learned so much from him in the span of a few weeks. Every lesson is packed full of information and he makes sure you totally get and understand the lesson before moving onto the next chapter. I really appreciate that he corrects me whenever I make mistakes especially when it comes to staying on beat while playing the piano with the metronome. Lessons are also never boring with him. I feel that he truly cares for the musical growth of his students. Although, I'm taking a break from Take Lessons when I enroll again I will choose Keith for Piano/Music Theory."
Eileen
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith J.
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"Marissa is a great instructor. She is very patience in her teaching giving feedback and great tips on how to improve when practicing at home to continue to grow. She does not hesitate to ask how the lessons are going so, if needed, she is able to adjust accordingly to aid with the learner meeting the learning outcomes to benefit all parties."
Lynette
Took Music Theory lessons from Marissa V.
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"Very inspiring. Antonella helped me realize just how much I needed to learn. She did this in a very encouraging way. I'm looking forward to my next lesson"
Jim
Took Music Theory lessons from Antonella D.
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"Jonathan was great! He captured my son's attention and taught him the critically important basics.
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Julian
Took Music Theory lessons from Jonathan H.
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"Ramona is a Great instructor, Very knowledgable in different aspects of music and instruments; also has a nice set up in her home. grateful for the experience and lessons."
Obsidian
Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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"Amazing she’s perfect. Learned all I need to know. Can’t wait for future lessons to get so much better. Truly greatful"
Megan
Took Music Theory lessons from Summer L.
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"Taking lessons with Carolina had helped me to improve enormously. She is a great one teaching and advising about almost anything. Flexible and comprehensive. I strongly recommend her."
Paulina Muñoz
Took Music Theory lessons from Carolina M.
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"Jenny is on time always. The first lesson, she had the books ready and was very professional. I am very happy with her teaching abilities."
Matthew
Took Music Theory lessons from Jenny J.
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"Jorge tutored me for a few weeks in music theory and it greatly benefited me. He shows through his examples and explanations that he really understands concepts of music theory and keyboard, as well on his clarinet too. I highly recommend hiring Jorge since he goes over the information at a good pace and nice manor. He will go over whatever you need help on."
Holly
Took Music Theory lessons from Jorge R.
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