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Lot D.

7 Reviews
Arcadia, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks ENGLISH, DUTCH, FRENCH
  • Awarded FULBRIGHT GRANT from Fulbright Foundation
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lot D.

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Lot has performed with LA Opera, LA Master Chorale, Musica Angelica... She is a Fulbright scholar, has a Doctoral Degree in Oboe Performance and holds the position of Lecturer in Baroque oboe at USC. Lot lives in Arcadia with her son (11) and daughter (9). Students and parents praise Lot for her patience, approach, kindness, optimism and expertise. Lot’s lessons emphasize good technique, sound development and the joy of playing.

About Lot

I am Lecturer in Baroque oboe at the USC Thornton School of Music, as well as General Music Teacher at the Duarte Unified School District. I have been teaching individual oboe lessons for over 15 years. I connect well with young children and beginning students, as well as with intermediate and advan

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Amazing instructor.
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Stephanie H.
Lot is a great instructor and is great at picking up on my individual strengths and weaknesses. I thoroughly enjoy being one of her students!
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Jeff S.

41 Reviews
Pasadena, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1977
  • Associate Arts Degree and Bachelor's Degree in music from AA from Pasadena City College, BA from Cal State Los Angeles
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Jeff S.

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Almost all forms popular music in America got it's start in the blues. Musical genres such as both jazz and rock have their roots deeply in the blues. Some blues songs, such as Stormy Monday by T. Bone Walker were using basic blues chord patterns, but then on the 6th measure of each verse, T Bone would throw in a standard jazz chord progression. G9, Am7, Bm7, Bb13, Am7, D7b9, G9, followed by C9 back to the G9 and then the verse would end on a dominant 5th chord with a #9th, [D7#9]. This is where the 2 genres sometimes started to really mix with each other. Blues is the foundation where this all began. Rock and roll on the other hand, stayed closer to older and simpler blues chord progressions and licks, but played the tempos far quicker than a blues song would play, and the rhythm section would also play a lot more aggressively than a blues band would. Early rock and roll stayed very close to the original and more simple chord progressions of the earlier blues songs.
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About Jeff

Hi, my name is Jeff. I received my Bachelors' in Music from Cal State Los Angeles and have taught music for over 30 years. I've played with the Drifters, Tower of Power, Brenda White, and Bobby Bradford. I have lead bands that have included alumni from the likes of Stevie Wonder, Jerry Lee Lewis, Co

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Pat M.
I have been seeing Jeff for about 3 years. I was an old folkie - with no time to practice - for about 50 years, but finally my wife bought me some lessons when I retired. Hit it off with Jeff immediately. He really knows the music I want - which in my case is classic rock - but he can do pretty much anything you need. Still give him 5 stars!
Richard R.
I immediately felt at ease with Jeff and it did not take him long to figure me out and point me in the right direction. Looking forward to many more lessons with him. I wish I lived here so it could be on a more regular basis. But happy with what I CAN get. Thanks Jeff!
James A.
My Aunty is turning 80 this weekend and I decided to learn how to play Happy Birthday on the ukulele as a surprise for her. Jeff not only helped me accomplish my goal but also got me started on other songs as well. His patience and enthusiastic personality made the lessons not ony productive but personable as well!!! 2 thumbs up to an awesome instructor!!!!!
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Katarina B.

21 Reviews
Arcadia, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Awarded Robert Westerbeck Scholarship from Pasadena City College
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Katarina B.

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If you want a teacher who will teach you how to play the piano correctly (fundamentals, technique, not just playing the right notes) from the start, then you've come to right place.

My philosophy of music is to foster a love of music in every student, work together as a partnership, and most of all, to have fun! I believe everyone can learn to play the piano and there is no required talent.

I have seven years of experience teaching all ages, from age 3 to over eighty. I have taught over 100 students and can teach all levels and abilities. I do recitals, masterclasses and exam testing, all of which are available to the student, if they want. I specialize in teaching adults and childhood music.

I graduated from Cal State Fullerton with my Master's Degree in Piano Pedagogy. I graduated in 2017 with my Bachelors in Music from UC Irvine. I studied with Nina Scolnik, a Juilliard graduate and an outstanding piano pedagogue. I recently received the Tierney Scholarship at UCI.

About Katarina

When I took piano lessons as a kid, little did I know that my teacher was not actually teaching me anything. For years. It wasn’t until well after I had left that teacher that I realized I was far behind other people. Why should that matter to you? A quality teacher will save you hundreds,

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Dennis
Katarina was great. Her graduate schedule is the only reason I stopped has
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Waylon J
I only just started learning piano with Katarina and she was wonderful. She was very patient with me and taught me at the pace that I wanted to go at. I learned a lot and definitely plan on continuing my lessons with her as soon as I can!
Michelle
My 9 year old daughter has been taking lessons with Katarina for the past 3 months. She really enjoys the lessons with Katarina and has learned a lot! Katarina works very well with my daughter and is very pleasant, patient and thorough with her lessons.

Katarina is always on time and very flexible with scheduling which I truly appreciate considering my work and my other children's activities.

We have had a great experience with Katarina and would highly recommend her!
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Regina G.

14 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Armenian, Russian, Georgian, English
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Regina G.

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Classical piano is a subject I have taught for over twenty (20) years. As a classically-trained pianist, it has been my main area of focus throughout my teaching and performing careers. If you wish to focus on classical piano, we will cover in-depth music theory during our classes, which is a required component for success in classical piano.

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Online-only piano classes are only available to students who have prior experience. I do not recommend complete beginners to start fully online, as there are beginners' nuances that are much better addressed in-person!

About Regina

With more than twenty-three years of professional teaching experience, Regina is able to offer her students a diverse range of educational resources. She specializes in teaching piano, performance, and music theory to students of all ages and levels. At the age of fifteen, Regina graduated with

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Alma
My daughter truly enjoyed her first class. She felt comfortable and excited about restarting piano lessons again.
Vito C.
The best teacher ever that I encountered for my children. She has this charisma to engage my kids and make them focused. My kids benefited from her tremendously!
Athena & Bethany W.
Regina is very details and passionate about her lessons. My kids love her first lesson very much. She is very patient with younger kids. I think they will enjoy their piano lesson a lot.
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Nils B.

44 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Dutch
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nils B.

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Anything from Robert Johnson to Stevie Ray Vaughan...

About Nils

Whether you're a beginner or more advanced, age 5 or 500, in my experience, with even a few minutes of consistent daily practice anyone can learn music. Maybe your goal is to simply learn to play your favorite songs or maybe you want to learn to write your own music, improvise, or perform live. Li

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John
Nils is an extremely knowledgeable and accomplished instructor. He has extraordinary patience and excellent teaching skills. Coming from an adult student with high expectations, Nils has constantly delivered instructional value far beyond beyond what my paid "app" lessons were able to teach me. I highly recommend you give Nils a shot if you want to take your guitar playing to the next level.
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Susana
Nils is extremely knowledgeable and explains concepts thoroughly and patiently. He’s very much mastered both teaching and performing his craft and is equal parts artistic and technicality minded, a balance most of my previous creative instructors lacked, and one I believe plays an integral part in teaching a craft well.
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Jessica G.

64 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, English
  • Awarded Outstanding String Player from California State University Long Beach Strings Department
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jessica G.

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Cello lessons in my studio, at your home, or on-line.

About Jessica

I have 20 years of playing experience along with a Bachelor's degree in Cello Performance. I was the section leader of my university's orchestra as well as a full-scholarship member of the university quartet. As a professional gigging musician, I have played with Il Divo, Mario Winans, La Jolla Sy

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Took Oil Painting lessons from Roya M.
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"My teenage daughter is interested in drawing realistically and she wasn’t really learning that at her art class in school. She’s been doing a series of lessons with Eileen and the drawings she’s been making are wonderful! Of course I’m biased but my daughter has really been enjoying the experience."
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"Roya is fantastic. Could not ask for a better instructor. Very good and caring. She has helped me with water colors, oils, and acrylics. I am blessed to have found such a wonderful artist, instructor, and friend.
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"Sharron was wonderful!! Her experience is amazing. She provides direction, practical tips, support all rolled into an hour of enjoyment!"
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Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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Took Drawing lessons from Hilda R.
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