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Steven B.

40 Reviews
Coronado, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Steven B.

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You have found an outstanding guitar teacher!

Steven B is a professional teacher of three instruments:
PIANO - GUITAR - VOICE
The teacher has a special offer for students taking lessons on two instruments.

THE GUITAR is the most popular instrument in the world. Steven B is one of the best guitar teachers out there. All of his students have given him 5 star reviews! He teaches in students’ homes across the United States as easily as in the Coronado Music Studio. He combines methods of teaching sight-reading, playing by ear, and improvisation. He teaches many styles of guitar music, pop, rock, blues, and many music genres. Teaching all the fundamentals of technique in guitar for correct hand positions, fingering, strumming, finger picking, hybrid picking, and the C-A-G-E-D formula, depending upon the interest of the student. Also teaches famous guitar songs. With guitar teacher Steven B, prepare to learn and have a lot of fun!

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About Steven

Steven B, Instructor PIANO - GUITAR - VOICE For over 30 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 certa

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Nick
Excellent instructor. We have been working on singing and playing guitar for 2 years now and every lesson is challenging yet easy to follow. I can definitely tell the difference. Would highly recommend for anyone interested in improving their musical ability, beginner or advanced.
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.
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Rachael F.

5 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor's Degree in Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
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Rachael F.

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My goal is to inspire students to create and share music that reflects their unique interests and voice, while providing a strong foundation of the fundamentals of music. We will work on rhythm, technique, reading & listening skills, and whatever interests YOU to help you reach your goals.

About Rachael

Hi! My name is Rachael, and I've been teaching piano, drums, guitar, and ukulele throughout San Diego County since 2016. I earned my Bachelor's degree at Berklee College of Music in Boston where I was a piano major with a focus on contemporary writing and production. After graduating in 2012, my wor

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Somer R.
My grand daughter is eight years old and loved her lesson with Rachel. She learned and memorized two chords after the first lesson. She was very proud of herself!
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Sorcha B.

4 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German
  • Master of Music Performance from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Teaching since 2009
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Sorcha B.

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10 years of teaching experience, at all levels. Lessons are catered to your goals and needs, while pushing you to be the best musician you can be! Special focus given to creating beautiful tone and musicality, and rhythmic precision. Let's get started!
**Note: Vaccination required for in-person lessons for eligible adults and children. For children under 12, I ask that the family be vaccinated to help limit exposure. Thank you! **

About Sorcha

I am a flute performer and teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience. I have experience performing in large and small ensembles, as well as being a featured soloist in recital and orchestral settings. I have been involved with the premier of dozens of new works ranging from guided group impr

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Sahba
Sorcha takes the time to completely understand what you want out of the lessons and how you learn best, then she does a fantastic job of tailoring each practice session to your needs. I love how she observes when you play and catches subtle points to help you improve your performance and get more out of your practice; she really wants to help you learn and enjoy!
She also has great knowledge of various topics in music that you can tap into.
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Ryan P.

16 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • BFA Musical Theatre (Incomplete) from University of Mississippi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan P.

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I have been teaching voice for 10 years and spent years training in Classical Voice (BA Classical Vocal Performance). The goal is, by focusing on proper breath support, ear training, and the exploration of your own voice, to produce a HEALTHY, rich, vibrant sound that will sustain you through a long, rewarding career.

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About Ryan

Hi! My name is Ryan. I hold an MFA in Television, Film, and Theatre Performance (CSULA), a BA in Classical Vocal Performance (UAHuntsville), and a minor in Theatre Arts (UAHuntsville). Pulling from over 15 years of performance and training experience, I am here to give you the tools to succeed. Whet

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Tiffany
Ryan is patient and “in tune” with the needs of the student. Love his upbeat and supportive style!
Isabel
This was my first ever singing lesson one on one, and it exceeded all my expectations. Ryan was wonderful while scheduling the lessons, and a great instructor all the way through, making the lesson fun and easy-going while helping me improve so much in so little time with great expertise and hints. He even was so kind as to adapt to technical difficulties and answer every question I had. I am looking forward to the next lessons with him!
Garrett
Great instructor. Ryan is patient, has a vast knowledge, and you can tell he is very passionate about what he teaches.
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Alethia E.

32 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alethia E.

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I use many methods including Suzuki, Kodaly and traditional teachings that include catered practice plans in order to accommodate each student's learning needs. I am very flexible and more than happy to discuss teaching methods and/or special needs with parents and students.

About Alethia

Growing up I was raised in a home full of music. My father, a graduate of the Conservatorio Nacional Superior de Musica (National conservatory of Superior Music) played piano day and night and from there my love for music blossomed. My first experience with music was at the age of 8 when I began to

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Dannie G.
Alethia is a great instructor. She is very knowledgeable and courteous. I would highly recommend her1
Kaiya H.
For my 12 year olds first lesson she really made her feel comfortable and helped her to get set up for success. She gave her practice to do through the week and is very easy to communicate with.
Nicole L.
She is a great instructor! My 14 yr old daughter is a beginner and she has been wonderful with her. She is professional, warm, and always helpful. I don't know much about the violin, but I never have to remind my daughter to practice the music that she is given.
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Gary R.

40 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $33
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education from University of North Texas
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Gary R.

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My specialty is taking beginners from kids to adults, removing the fear of playing, and replacing it with joyful practice and achievable goals.

About Gary

Hello, my name is Gary R. and I am a life long music instructor. YES! I teach online and have been for years. If you would like to use your down time to learn something new, let's get started! Whether you are just beginning, or have been making music since you were a kid, you should know that

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Jill B.
Gary is cool
Andy K.
Gary did a great job of getting me started on my first piano lesson. Learned a lot on my first day...hope I can measure up to my practice plan for the week! Bravo!
John R.
Gary's just fantastic. He has the knowledge and the attitude that makes learning both effective and fun. He's working with me to help learn the kind playing I want (mostly modern songs) but knows when to reach for other material to help learn important techniques.

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"It was great! Deron had me pick out a subject and send him the image ahead of time. He had it printed out and ready to go when I got there, along with the paint colors, brushes and everything. Very impressed with his organization. He went at just the right speed for me and we actually made good progress. I'm looking forward to the next lesson!"
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"My daughter is learning so much, and she look forward for many more lessons . Lauren is very patience. as well."
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"It's such a joy to take classes with Margarita. As a children's librarian by profession I'm impressed with how well she teaches and inspires children, always a lot of smiles in her classes. As an adult returning to art I'm learning so much about the core fundamentals that are taking my art to the next level. Margarita is an expert teacher, kind, considerate, and dedicated to helping her students achieve and develop their potential and talent. I highly recommend her, and her classes."
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"I am learning so much with Sharon! She is encouraging and helpful in her feedback, knowledgeable, talented, and has a warm and caring, presence."
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"Rita is an amazing artist, painter and teacher! Her skills and knowledge of oils and various medium is top notch and easily conveyed keeping in mind the age and skill of the students. Rita is organized and very professional (she's taught art for years) and she's best of all, fun! Her passion is to see students flourish and has more experience than most teachers out there."
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Took Oil Painting lessons from Rita C.
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"Really informative and knowledgeable. Down to earth and generally nice, making the student the priority and helping him out even if it’s a bit overtime."
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Took Drawing lessons from Joe B.
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