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Popular Music Teachers in San Luis Obispo, CA

Raymond M.

13 Reviews
Atascadero, CA
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Jury Prize from SLOIFF film festival
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner
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Raymond M.

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Work with Cartoonist/Illustrator Raymond Mullikin, founder of Raytoons Cartoons.

* Learn how to publish your own cartoon, children's book comic, web-comic, etc.
* Learn of the technologies involved in publishing your own work and how to build an audience. Learn more about Offset Printing Versus Print-on-Demand (POD) printing and what's available to you.
* Learn to build your own online presence. Discover the entire digital process, step by step: finding a web host or online store, creating your site, posting images, and building and analyzing web traffic.
* Find out about the successes (and problems) that creators encounter when publishing their own creations online.

About Raymond

I am a Cartoonist, Animator and Credentialed Teacher. I have published cartoons in books, magazines, newspapers, and e-cards. I have also created animated film shorts for film festivals around the world. I teach contract art/computer classes throughout the year in San Luis Obispo County. I teach

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Emma
I have had the pleasure of meeting Raymond online, lovely to talk to, a great listener with awesome ideas and also so helpful too!

Raymond has a wonderful illustration style, bold, fun and full of charm that wins the hearts of all that discover his amazing work!

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Raymond's art and working with him!
David
Raymond has been a great help to me in pursuit of my art
Martin
Raymond’s artwork and story telling is awesome. I first found him on Kickstarter and it's truly amazing how many successful and creative Projects he completed.
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Justin M.

4 Reviews
Arroyo Grande, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • B.A. Music from California Polytechnic State University
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Justin M.

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After years of playing, I know how to break down the guitar and teach it to anyone willing to learn. I take the 80/20 approach to learning guitar and will get you up and playing in no time. Lessons will teach you the following:

* songs you actually want to play
* how to read music and guitar tablature
* chords and progressions
* music theory
* guitar technique for all styles to make you a well-rounded player
* learn how to write your own tunes and jam in any style with anyone

About Justin

Like most guitarists, I had always wanted to play the guitar as a little kid. Luckily, my parents finally caved to the request (ok ok, incessant begging) and I began my guitar journey at the age of 11. After now 20 years of playing and 12 years of teaching, I am excited to share my experience and t

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Joe
I enjoyed my first lesson. The time flew by. Justin was friendly and professional. I'm looking forward to the next lesson.
Walt C.
Justin is a very knowledgeable teacher who brings of experience to this teaching. I highly recommend Justin.
Lisa
Justin is an excellent teacher!! He is a master guitarist, always punctual, very courteous and gives 100% to my lesson. I am learning classical guitar and jazz guitar with him and I am delighted with the progress I've made in just a few months. I am playing beautiful songs and before his lessons I could not play any classical guitar songs at all. Justin tailors the lessons to help me learn the songs I am excited about learning to play. I most highly recommend him as a teacher for any style guitar. Amazingly he also teaches ukulele and mandolin too! He has a degree from Cal Poly in music and guitar and has over 20 years teaching experience. If you really want to learn how to play guitar easily and quickly, take lessons with him!
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James G.

1 Review
Los Osos, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James G.

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Learning how to play the bass is much like building a relationship with anything you believe, care, cherish, or love. With over ten years of professional experience playing bass in all styles and genres, I believe together we can set key learning outcomes and joyfully help build your confidence as a bassist. Whether it's learning your favorite bass line, or building upon new concepts, I will give you the tools you need to build a healthy relationship with your instrument in a safe and fun environment. My goal for you as my student is to reach your musical potential while having a wonderful time!

About James

I'm a bassist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and actor. I received my BA in Music (with a Classical Double Bass focus) from California Polytechnic State University in 2017 and I've been a professional freelance musician since 2010; primarily working in the state of California. My love for musi

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Tom
James is a highly qualified instructor and was very thoughtful in answering my questions. I was impressed with the amount of resources he had on hand, such as worksheets, method books, sheet music, etc. I would definitely recommend James for anyone curious about learning music theory and/or the many instruments he plays.

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Ade-Osaze W.

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Starting at $37
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Ade-Osaze W.

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At my age of 25 years old, my knowledge after 22 years studying piano technique and literature is yours to reap from from. Be it classical, jazz, gospel, or pop piano, I will guide you through study that if internalized will enhance your technique and understanding of the music you would love to play.

About Ade-Osaze

After 20+ years of classical training, sponsored international performances, and scholarships to study I am still just a student. The greatest thing that I could ever share with you would be my passion for music, and the desire to continue to learn and grow as much as possible. I welcome you to joi

Johnny R.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Johnny R.

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WHAT YOU'LL GET WORKING WITH ME

Now accepting select drum students ages 10+ for live, one on one online lessons.

There's nothing more fulfilling than learning to play, and by studying with me, you'll get an incredible knowledge of the basics and advanced techniques of becoming a great drummer.

Whether your goal is to join your first band, lay down electronic beats for EDM, get better in your current band or church ministry, my goal is to help you excel quicker and better than you ever could by doing it alone.

I am a pretty serious drummer and accept students who are serious about their craft. You don't have to be incredible - but you do have to want to improve and have the dedication to study, practice, and perform. Oh, and we have a TON OF FUN along the way!

So, if this fits your idea of a teacher, please set up a no-risk intro pack of lessons. If you're not satisfied, or I'm not your cup of tea, TakeLessons offers a refund for your remaining lessons.

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About Johnny

Welcome! My name is Johnny and I appreciate you taking the time learn more about me and what I can offer you as your teacher. I am a devoted musician, educator and inventor. I'm also the drummer for platinum-selling rock band Collective Soul. I am an active live and in studio drummer touring and

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Jackson
Great experience with Johnny - he’s clearly one of the best In the world and a super nice guy!
Seamus
Johnny is over the top talented, and is the best teacher ever! He has the patience of a Saint, and is able to teach correct technique to young drummers. Highly recommend!!!
Wally
As a new drummer I struggle with basics. I can sit at the drums and bang a sound for the most part. Johnny is so wonderful. He takes the time to explain the music in notes, beats and segments. I am learning the art of music, not just banging the drums. Kudos Johnny...you rock!
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Ashley D.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Business Administration from East Tennessee State University
  • Teaching since 2009
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Ashley D.

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Ashley has 15 years experience playing professionally, and has taught for ten years. Students age in range from 5 years to adults, learning by ear and reading music notation. The lessons are individual instruction. Bluegrass, Country, Old-Time, Gospel and Classical styles are taught.

About Ashley

Hello! Are you interested in learning the Bluegrass, Country, Gospel, or Old Time Fiddle style of playing violin? I can help you! I have been teaching professionally since 2009, and I have loved every minute of it! I specialize in teaching music for violin / fiddle by ear and music notation. Y

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Amanda
I am so glad that I took lessons from Ashley! I had been playing for about a year and a half when I started my lessons in January of 2018. We had hour-long sessions once a week for about a year, but the time always felt too short! We usually learned about a song a week, sometimes more and sometimes less depending on how quickly I picked it up. Since I could already read sheet music, I mostly learned by ear, and Ashley did a wonderful job with slowing the songs down and helping me repeat them until I could play by memory. Now, I'm really glad I learned through ear training because it's an invaluable skill to have! I also really enjoyed playing harmony with her -- so cool. She always had songs hand-picked for me to learn, or, if there was a song that I really wanted to be able to play, she would help me with that one. Ashley is the best -- such a sweet, patient, and encouraging teacher! She even offered to have me play with her on stage! If you have the chance, take lessons from Ashley!!!

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"I studied with Bennie for several years with the goal of improving my improvisational skills and hand independence. I improved in both areas significantly and am much stronger player. Bennie can push you to a very high level and he stays very engaged between lessons for questions, feedback and additional support. He even attended my performance shows and offered feedback. My only regret is that my day job obligations, available practice time and personal learning speed did not allow a greater lesson frequency."
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Took Piano lessons from Bennie D.
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"Athan is a very helpful and knowledgeable and patient teacher. I feel much more optimistic and hopeful about being able to compose and eventually arrange music. Definitely several points above average!"
Paula
Took Arrangement and Composition lessons from Athan G.
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"Amanda has been my daughter, Jillian's acting teacher since Kindergarten. She relates well with kids and has helped with many auditions. She's a gem."
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Took Audition Prep lessons from Amanda K.
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"First lesson for 8 year old but she really liked Karen and felt comfortable with all they did. She cam home with confidence."
Elana
Took Singing lessons from Karen S.
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"I had the greatest practice EVER!!!!! I was so nervous at first, but it didn't last long because Cyndi made me feel so comfortable. I never had vocal training before, and I couldn't imagine vocal training getting any better than this. I definitely would recommend her. She is awesome and very good at what she does."
Deena
Took Gospel Singing lessons from Cyndi E.
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"I love taking lessons with Raymond! I have been studying classical guitar with him for about three years, and look forward to my lessons more now than when I started them. I have some musical background, but always felt stuck when taking instrumental lessons from other instructors, wondering if I would ever be able to work hard enough to truly learn an instrument well. Raymond's expertise, his kindness, sense of humor, and holistic teaching style--that reaches me on my level, rather than just telling me what to do--really shows the results of great instruction. Plus, some of Raymond's methods for learning guitar apply to other areas in life and help me work through other "challenges"! Thank you for inspiring me, Raymond!"
Melissa
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Remi is a sweet and wonderful teacher. He is patient and easy going with lots of life lessons as well as music lessons. Learning new a new instrument is "never hard, just challenging and fun" as Remi always says. I have been taking Ukulele lessons with him for a few months now and am amazed at my progress. His home is very comfortable and welcoming. His wife is often near by and always friendly with a hello and kind gesture. He is also flexible with schedule changes as my work schedule can change from week to week which is helpful. I highly recommend picking up a new hobby and working with him as your mentor and teacher."
Tanya
Took Ukulele lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"GREAT first teacher for my 10 year old! Christina was also amazing and flexible with schedule changes when need be. Thank you for all your encouragement and great lessons!"
Rebecca
Took Piano lessons from Christina E.
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"Mr. Pruyn has been teaching my middle school daughter for the past 2.5 years. The progress she has made is astounding. He is the right mix of detail oriented and encouraging. He is what every music teacher should be, and I should know because I am one myself. I Ccnnot rate him highly enough."
Kim
Took Percussion lessons from Andy P.
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"Great instructor. Knows how to work well with students of all levels."
Lee
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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