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John M.

24 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Triple A Album of the Year from Los Angeles Music Awards
  • Studied Music Theroy & Music History from Palomar College
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John M.

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Positive, patient and motivating, over 43 years of playing drums & percussion and over 12 years of private instruction with a wealth of music knowledge to share. Lessons are always designed to be educational, engaging & fun, combining a balance of learning notation, playing by ear & performance with other live instruments! We will find out what interests you most and get you on the drum set right away for fast results!

About John

I have 43 years of Professional drums & percussion experience and 12 years of teaching beginning to advanced drummers by ear, performance & notation. Preforming drums has brought so much enjoyment to my life and has expanded my cognitive and creative mind more than I would have ever realized when I

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Lucas N.
John personalized the lesson to focus on the songs my son was interested in while he also covered the important fundamentals to start off right!
Jacob
Just had my first drums lesson with John. He is great at breaking the instrument down into manageable pieces and building confidence quickly. I am very excited for future lessons!
Serena
Great instructor! Great communication
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Daniel G.

22 Reviews
Escondido, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Day Jams Vocal Instructor of Excellence from Day Jams Rock and Roll Camp
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Daniel G.

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In depth academic insight and extensive pastoral application of biblical teaching

About Daniel

Music lessons should be fun and focus on what you want! I am willing to travel to you or welcome you to my studios: Reseda pr Canoga Park. I travel to homes San Diego and Los Angeles Counties. What is your goal? School or Church choir? Musical programs?Learn to Cantor or lead songs at Church/S

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Stefanie
Mr. G goes over and above to help me pursue my interests. He helped me sing through a difficult time while my voice was changing. He supports me at performances and never fails to make me laugh. Working with him has been a fantastic experience and I feel that I have grown so much.
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Ruben D.

31 Reviews
Vista, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ruben D.

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Students will learn the chords and rhythms that are most used with blues music. Students will also be able to visualize the fretboard for improvising over common blues progressions.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. I am skilled at taking complicated ideas and conveying them in an easy to understand manner for my students. My passion is being able to share my knowledge and experiences with you so you will be able to

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Stephanie L.
GREAT TEACHER!!!
Nalani
My daughters first online lessons and a wonderful experience! Ruben is very engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. He is easy to contact, accommodating and quick to respond to questions. Would highly recommend!
Kevin and Ella M.
My 9-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son have been taking uke lessons for 3 weeks now and they really enjoy Ruben's style of teaching; so do we. He provides a great combination of making it fun while also really teaching them the foundations of music. They are already reading and writing some music and they enjoy doing their music homework. Most important, they are having fun at the lessons and while practicing at home.
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Diane G.

12 Reviews
Bonsall, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 60; Female: 5 to 60
  • Teaching since 2004
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Diane G.

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I have been teaching the violin/fiddle to children and adults for 9 years. My speciality is in teaching young children and youth. I do teach methods that are appropriate to their level, whether they are beginners or have been playing for a while. I love teaching adult beginners as well, we all need a good start with a firm technique base for left and right areas (violin and bow) of playing the violin. I teach from the concept of Musicianship: warm ups to prevent injury, correct techniques for playing, and using theory books and violin method books that are creative and easy to follow and understand, both for children and adults. I teach note-reading as well as aural learning because a student, young or older, needs both music notation and ear training to gain the best possible perspective on learning this instrument and having fun. As a teacher, I love being creative in lessons, it's very important and helps the student to assimilate the techniques and pieces so they can move ...

About Diane

I love to teach the violin, viola and fiddle. I really enjoy working with adult beginners to help them discover music. You are never too old to learn! I also enjoy working with young children and youth to establish a wonderful foundation for the student. I have special training in working with chil

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Mayumi T.
Diane is an amazing teacher!! My two daughters (8 and 12yrs old) have been taking lessons from Diane for over 2 years and they love her lessons! Diane is very kind-hearted, very positive, and patient. They have a great violin rental and purchasing program with a very reasonable price and her husband as a professional luthier, setting up all the instruments for us and whenever the kids need to switch a violin size, they take care of it. We are very happy with Diane and it's hard to find a teacher like her.
Nancy
Was my first violin lesson today, and Diane is very thorough and easy to follow. She is excited about the violin and not just a teacher so I already know that I have a great teacher. I am so excited about my journey with her!
Amber A.
Diane is a fabulous teacher!! When my daughter wanted to start violin and fiddle I knew I would need to know something about violin to help her at home. So, Diane taught my 5 year old and me. Diane really has an amazing bond with my daughter and has truly become one of our family... She makes the lessons fun and engaging for my daughter... She takes a personal interest in her students and gears the lessons to their level. Diane is always willing to work with you when it comes to schedules as well, for example: summer time vacations.... I highly recommend Diane as an instructor. She knows her instrument, her theory, and how to convey the information to adults and small children. We have now been taking lessons for a couple of years and my daughter still looks forward to them and that is due to the investment that Diane has personally made in their relationship!
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Jesse H.

81 Reviews
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music from UCSD
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Jesse H.

81 Reviews
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Learn any song you want from any time. I have a good ear and can pick any song off a CD or YouTube. I can then write it out for you and teach it to you in any key. Don't be afraid, I like to use Tablature so you don't need to be able to read music.

Do you want to play Lead Guitar? I can teach you all the scales, arpeggios & Pentatonics that you need to know to become a rock 'n' roll guitar god!

About Jesse

Jesse H. plays guitar with The Mar Dels, one of San Diego’s best-known dance and party bands. But he’s more than just a rock-and-roller — he’s studied jazz and classical guitar with other master musicians. His lessons focus on developing: - Right and left hand technique - Finger picki

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Flavio S.
Great first class with Jesse! He was very nice, patient and knowledgeable.
Kathy W.
Jesse is an excellent instructor- very patient and encouraging- highly recommend
Stephanie D.
Jesse is the best he is so nice

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Matthew G.

16 Reviews
Vista, CA
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  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew G.

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If it's difficult for you then it was probably difficult for me too. All levels are welcome; let's get you started, up to speed or over the hump. It's time to get to it!

About Matthew

A drum instructor since 1988, I'm a graduate of Musicians Institutes Percussion Institute of Technology (P.I.T.) and hold a Bachelor of Arts from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo. I teach beginning to advanced drums to students of all ages. Before relocating in San Diego

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Erik
My son and I take lessons from "Mr. Matt." He is always enthusiastic and supportive even if we're not the most musically talented. We love his mix of basic essentials, music style and theory, and plain rocking out to songs we pick that he shows us how to play.
Jessica
We could not be happier with Matthew! He has the perfect deameanor and teaching technique for our 7 year old. Our son has learned an unbelievable amount in the last two months, but more importantly, he thinks playing is fun. We are so happy to have found Matthew!
Michael
Matthew has been great for my son, Michael! He has learned a lot in a short period of time!

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"Wonderful teacher!

Michelle is a wonderful singing teacher! She has a bubbly personality and does a great job encouraging the student. In the few lessons that Sarah has had, Michelle has really boosted her confidence. We look forward to spending more time with Michelle!"
Dianne
Took Singing lessons from Michelle A.
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"Very good teacher for my son. He is patient knowledgeable and is able to keep a sometimes unfocused 11 year old, on the topic of learning the saxophone."
Bruce
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"Great teacher

I've been taking lessons with Leni B for over a year and I'm loving it. The lessons are fun and I'm learning alot about how to play well. I'm learning much faster than I did with my other teachers and my hands don't get sore from practicing. No lame exercises. It was about the music from the start, and now I can play really well."
Antonio
Took Piano lessons from Leni B.
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"She will go out of her way to help you and even offers additional help. What teacher does that this days. She is professional and has lots of experience, and is excellent at what she does."
Jessica
Took Singing lessons from Rosita R.
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"Margo'so an amazing vocalist. She's a polished and expierenced instructor who offers a very practical and fun approach to singing.

In three short weeks she's helped me understand the dynamics I need to implement to get the best out of my voice. As a result I'm already resonating with more power and clarity. Margo Rocks!! 🌟🌟"
Connie
Took Singing lessons from Margo L.
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"Very happy with the lessons. Meghan makes you feel very comfortable and relaxed and she really knows her stuff!"
Grace
Took Singing lessons from Meghan L.
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"Outstanding. Very pleased with teacher. Great knowledge. Excellent with this older student."
Jane
Took Piano lessons from Lisa F.
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"Very able and talented guy! I will refer him to others in the industry and definitely use him again for future recordings."
Julia
Took Music Recording lessons from Jarod G.
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"It’s virtually impossible to put into words how wonderful Candida is as a teacher and person, but I’ll try.

I came to her after many false starts with singing teachers. Not that it was their fault. I simply lacked the confidence to stick to it — even though singing has been something I’ve wanted to do for decades. Candida is the first singing teacher with the patience, skill and kindness to make me start feeling more comfortable with my voice.

I’ve now been studying with her for about six months and it has been a spectacular experience that I look forward to every session. I consider myself extremely fortunate to have found Candida through this site."
Sandy
Took Singing lessons from Candid L. B.
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"I honestly cannot say enough positive things about Rachel. We met her through CYT where my daughter took theater classes from Rachel and was directed by Rachel in several musicals. Because Rachel was so wonderful to work with and so clearly talented at teaching and directing, several years ago, my daughter started private vocal lesson with her and I have seen my daughter's vocal abilities grow in leaps and bounds. Rachel is an ace at picking music to work on that stretches abilities while at the same time, keeps vocal lessons fun. I highly recommend her as a voice and theater coach."
Nancy
Took Vocal Training lessons from Rachel M.
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