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Brienne M.

9 Reviews
Culver City, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Southern California
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Brienne M.

9 Reviews
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Whether it's for academic or personal reasons, from my time studying music at the prestigious University of Southern California, to my background teaching early music education, I can help my student understand the fundamentals of music theory and advance this knowledge to applying it to music composition, ear training, and performance.

About Brienne

Brienne received her Bachelor’s of Arts in music performance from the University of Southern California. She has been invited to perform at numerous popular Los Angeles venues: The Grammy Museum, Troubadour, and The House Blues. She has studied with and shared the stage with Award winning Multi-Ins

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James C.
Brie was wonderful!!!
My 4 year old son loved her and is excited for his next lesson.
Christiana
She was very kind and welcoming. She is flexible about what my goals are and happy to help achieve my goals. She gave me some brand new warm ups that I never heard of that seem to really help strengthen my voice. I look forward to more lessons!
Jill
Miss Brie is the absolute best teacher out there for your child. She really knows how to interact with children and is very kind and patient. My son has learned so much about playing the piano and also about vmusic in general - all while having fun! He looks forward to his weekly lessons with Miss Brie. We feel very lucky to have her as his teacher!

Mauricio O.

11 Reviews
Gardena, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Recording Engineer from Recording Engineer School (Quito – Ecuador)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mauricio O.

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Contrary to what some people may say learning music theory does not reduce your ability to enjoy music. In fact you may enjoy music even more after you learn some theory because the more you know about how music works the more you will be able to do as a musician.

About Mauricio

Guitar instructor, producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with more of 10 years of experience in variety of musical genres. Completed studies at Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, CA. With record of success in teaching private guitar lessons as well some group lessons, composition, perform

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Maria
We purchased a 12-lesson package for my daughter as a Christmas Gift. My daughter is 14 years old, and after completing these lessons her love for music has grown. She had only taken a beginner's level course in piano and guitar prior to working with Mauricio. My daughter looked forward to every lesson, and would come home to keep practicing and improving her skills. We plan to work with Mauricio again in the near future and would highly recommend him!
Maria
3rd lesson so far, and my daughter has learned so much!! She enjoys her classes with Mauricio and looks forward to each class. Mauricio has a small home studio with various musical instruments. His experience and skill in teaching music is quite apparent and much appreciated!
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Ark S.

3 Reviews
South Pasadena, CA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1991
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Ark S.

3 Reviews
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Basic Theory such as notation, note value, intervals and diatonic chodes, traditional harmony.
Intermediate Theory such as key signature, modal scales, etc.
Advanced Theory such as harmony with tentions, modal interchange, reharmonization including substitute cords, atonal harmonic concepts, etc.

About Ark

Over twenty years of experience in teaching classical and jazz piano technique and music theory to students of variety of levels. I have taught vast variety of students from elementary school to adults, beginner to intermediate. Offer tailored lessons according to the students’ level, progress a

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Daniel F.
Ark was professional and his love for music showed in the way he was instructing my son. Looking forward to many more lessons. thank you!
Priscilla B.
Ark is an awesome teacher for my 8 and 6 year olds. He is patient, thorough, consistent, and manages to keep their attention! I have noticed my kids are more interested in music, and have been progressive more quickly with Ark. Great teacher!
lydiaz
good learning experience

Ark is very patient and encouraging. I really enjoyed the learning process so far.

Meet Online Music Theory Teachers Serving San Gabriel, CA

Ilona M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Polish
  • Awarded Piano Teacher from National Piano Guild
  • Master of Arts ESOL from Florida Atlantic University
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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
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Any level, I usually include it with music lessons

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am e

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Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.

Adam H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Studio Music and Jazz from University of Miami
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Adam H.

4 Reviews
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If you want to master, and become fluent in Music Theory, Adam is the teacher for you. He has years of experience in classical and jazz theory, and can present concepts to you in a simple, easy to understand way, that will allow them to become a natural part of your musical personality.

About Adam

Have you been trying to learn the guitar, but just don't know where to start? Is the fretboard a mystery to you? Do you find yourself feeling frustrated trying to learn songs? Or maybe you are at a standstill with your progress, and need the tools to take your playing to the next level.

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Nick
Adam is incredibly knowledgeable, professional, and most importantly a great teacher! He's patient and great at breaking down trickier ideas to be understood by someone with minimal theory knowledge like myself. And he's a great player to boot! I would gladly recommend Adam as an instructor to anyone looking for general music theory knowledge on the guitar all they way to more advanced level jazz techniques.

Thanks Adam!
Andy
Adam is a fantastic guitar teacher. He paced his lessons so that the amount of information I had to cover was reasonable for my busy schedule, and every week I came away feeling more and more confident in my playing!
Yami
Adam taught both my daughters. He is very knowledgeable and has a natural gift for teaching. The girls were engaged in the class and considerably improved in technique. He really is the best instructor ever!
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Matt M.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks english
  • Awarded Bobby Hacket Award from CCRI
  • Bachelors Degree of Music-Jazz Performance from William Paterson University
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Matt M.

9 Reviews
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Learning Music Theory is a great way for students of all instruments to improve their musicianship. My lessons focus on the basics of melody, harmony and rhythm and how they can be applied to whatever style you want to play.

About Matt

I am a professional jazz guitarist, singer-songwriter and teacher. I've been teaching music to students of all ages privately and in groups since 1998. After graduating from William Paterson University with a Bachelors Degree in Jazz Performance I spent 10 years in New York City working as a free

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Todd R.
Matt is a great conversationalist and an amazing musician but most importantly, he is a skilled instructor. Matt can teach performance and theory. He listens to your needs, assesses your skill level and if you let him, he will mold you into a great musician too. After 40 years of playing around with my guitar, Matt has opened my eyes and is teaching me to play the guitar. Todd R.
manuela
matt was a great teacher. quickly figured out my level of learning. im excited to continue working with him!
Aiden M.
Aiden enjoyed his first lesson, he’s quiet and shy but likes Matt

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in San Gabriel, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in San Gabriel is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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$52 average
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$65 average

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"Rebecca has GREAT PATIENCE. Best teacher I've ever studied with and I can't wait for our next lesson. Just from one lesson, my music theory skills have vastly improved."
Richie G.
Took Music Theory lessons from Rebecca S.
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"Very knowledgeable person.
With lots of patience.
Highly recommended."
Antonio Ibarra
Took Music Theory lessons from Andrea B.
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"By far the best teacher I have ever had. Paul makes lessons engaging, and his wealth of knowledge never comes off as elitist. He explains complicated theory in a practical way for anyone to understand. If I wasn't leaving Chicago I would have signed up for ten more lessons. Ask him about the own music he makes with his band. He's a super talented guy!!!"
Reid
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul W.
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"Makala is easy to work with. She makes music so easy to understand and she approaches lessons in funny and focused way that keeps them enjoyable while staying on-track. She also has an encyclopedic knowledge of music across a surprisingly extensive range of styles. Every time I see her I learn of a new artist that I love. Highly recommend Makala!"
Rebecca
Took Music Theory lessons from Makala W.
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"Chloe is amazing! I have taken music theory/ voice lessons from her for over a year now, and have learned so much! She helped me pass my choir class in school and advance in an after school choir. 100% recommend her skills! She definitely knows her stuff :)"
Alyssa
Took Music Theory lessons from Chloe G.
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"Brennan is a amazing tutor and I was so glad we found her to help my daughter with her Music Theory class. They worked really well together and had so much in common. My daughter really learned allot and strongly recommend her. Now my daughter is more confident and her grades are improving."
Brook
Took Music Theory lessons from Brennan B.
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"Paul not only has a passion for music, but he has a passion for teacjing music and sharing his gift with others."
George
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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"She is amazing I’ve been a student of hers for a year and I have learned so much from her! I’m sad to be leaving her but she has taught me a lot. I would definitely recommend her."
Grace
Took Music Theory lessons from Maureen K.
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"Madeline was so friendly and helpful. She connected with me on a personal level through tutoring and we're still friends today! She helped me through my music theory classes in college and adapted to my learning styles easily. One of the sweetest people I know, thank you Madeline!"
Hannah
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"Ivan is a fantastic teacher. He's not only passionate about music, but he instills that same passion in his lessons. I highly recommend him to anyone interested in learning music."
Irina
Took Music Theory lessons from Ivan L.
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