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John M.

25 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $40
  • Studied Music Theroy & Music History from Palomar College
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner
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John M.

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Learn the Tricks of the trade and get up and going fast on Piano!!! Please change "Subject" to see full bio for other instruments, especially Drums which is my primary.

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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Colette & Eli
Mr. John is the best! My kids love him and he’s so great at teaching them and patient with my kids as they are learning and young. I recommend him to everyone!
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!
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Daniel G.

24 Reviews
Escondido, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Italian, Spanish
  • BA Liberal Arts with secondary emphasis on Theater and Musical Performance Teaching Credential from University of San Diego BA Chapman University Teaching Credential
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Daniel G.

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I have a method that produces immediate success at playing songs a system that includes finger exercises scales chords and musical education to make learning faster and more fun

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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Monica
It can be pretty intimidating singing in front of a stranger in their home but Daniel makes you feel at ease and comfortable. He also has very extensive vocal training with makes me confident that his critiques and recommendations will help me grow and develop my voice. I also love that he gives me actionable steps to take at home between lessons to improve even further. Highly recommend him for opera voice lessons!
Nathan
Dan is the man. Simple as that. He explains things several different ways to make sure you understand the concepts.
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Ryan P.

16 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • BFA Musical Theatre (Incomplete) from University of Mississippi
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ryan P.

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Using the Faber Piano Adventures series of books, you'll learn the fundamentals of piano technique and music theory. Whether you are a young beginner wanting to pick up a new instrument or an adult who has always wanted to learn, I will help guide you to a basic understanding and proficiency in "tickling the ivories."

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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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Rebecca N.

24 Reviews
El Cajon, CA
Starting at $33
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Minor from San Diego State University
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Rebecca N.

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I've studied music for over 20 years. I specialize in teaching classical music, but also teach pop/Broadway/Sacred styles. I earned my Bachelor of Music degree in Professional Studies: Piano and have been teaching professionally since February 2008 when MuzikAdict Piano Studio was established. I have experience teaching ages 3-84 and beginning through early-advanced levels. I can't wait to meet you!

About Rebecca

I began playing piano at age six and I received my early training from Jeanne Pennino and later studied with J. Mitzi Kolar, Krzysztof Brzuza, and Karen Follingstad. I earned my Bachelor of Music degree in Piano, Professional Studies from San Diego State University. I plan to pursue a Master of Arts

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Michael E.
Never played the piano. She's very patient. Enjoy the music room, very beautiful setting
Mia K.
My kid is excited and wants to show off what she has learned!!
Mema Faalele
It was great.
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Gary R.

40 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $33
  • Awarded Outstanding music student from Richland jr College
  • 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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Ferlyn F.

17 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks French, American Sign Language, Spanish, English, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ferlyn F.

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My History of Piano:
I have been teaching piano for 15 years. My 25 years of training is mostly through private lessons and passed down generational methods taught through my mentor, Joann Maybe.

My Teaching Method:
I assess each students' levels, knowledge and styles of learning, determine the best learning paths to incorporate into the lesson and bring a "natural movement" approach of training and education.

With my method, this is to provide a collaborative & supportive environment as well as actively develop a person's life, culture and well-being. I strive to take a step further and deeper within the mind of the person who is learning dance and find one's "True Inner Dancer."

My Teaching Credits:
Private Piano Lessons

My Training Credits:
Private Piano Lessons - Joann Maybe

My Trained Methods:
Alfred
Bastien
Faber
Carr-Glover
Glover
Thompson
Schaum

PLEASE NOTE: For a more accurate look into my experience and resume, please refer to my profile. Any advanced, duet, group, ...

About Ferlyn

My Teaching Philosophy: "Everyone is capable of dancing, playing an instrument, and understanding music & art performance; it is the desire, drive, determination, dedication and discipline instilled within a person and the guidance of my company's methodology that will bring these abilities to ligh

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Cece
Ferlyn has excellent skills in teaching dance. My daughter has improved her dance techniques in 3 classes. We highly recommend her to everyone that needs dance instructor.
Dominique N.
Given all of the positive reviews, I am refraining from giving Ferlyn only one star. I am sure she is relatively competent as a teacher. The unfortunate aspect for which she is receiving such a poor review is a significant lack of professionalism.
I arranged piano lessons with Ferlyn for my mother.
Her first lesson (for which I was present) was fine.
I then found out that at their second lesson, Ferlyn showed up very sick. This was quite concerning, especially given my mother’s age. Ferlyn definitely should have canceled that second lesson and not showed up so sick.
Then, only two hours (!) before my mother’s scheduled third lesson, I receive a text message from Ferlyn stating the following:
“Hi Dominique, wanted to let you and your mom that piano lessons will be cancelled today because it is my Birthday! I will see her next week. :)”
This was incredible. This was a cancellation only two hours prior, not due to some emergency or even due to her illness which should have caused a cancelation the week before! This was because it was her birthday. Something that would have been understandable, were she to have let us know well in advance. I am sure she knew in advance when her birthday is.
This does not reflect on TakeLessons, as I have had great experiences with other teachers.
But this degree of inconsiderateness, first with regard to the illness and then with regard to the manner of cancellation, is appalling.
Mark
Meets you at your dance level and you move forward from there. Excellent attitude and knowledgeable instructor. Professional and thorough.

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The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in San Marcos is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $20 and $300 per hour.
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Dasia
Took Piano lessons from Rachel W.
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"My son has been taking piano lessons with Damien for a few months now and it is amazing how much he has progressed! Damien has tremendous patience in listening to my 8-year-olds chatter and redirecting him back to the lesson when he gets off track. My son enjoys his lessons and looks forward to having Damien over!"
nissy
Took Piano lessons from Damien G.
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"Great teacher! I have recommended Alan to many people. He's great with kids!"
Gheorghe
Took Piano lessons from Al P.
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"Friendly, patient, great teacher!"
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Took Piano lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Paul is great! He's a super kind, skilled teacher that knows what he's talking about and works hard to make the lesson about your interest and skills. Working with Paul, I feel like not only have I become a better piano player but I've learned a lot about music, practicing, and skills that I will take with me. 100% recommend taking lessons with Paul!"
Allyson
Took Piano lessons from Paul K.
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"Adam was be my son piano teacher for over 6 months and still be continue. He is very professional, kind and patience with my 7years old boy . I even refer him to teach piano for my best friend son and she is happy with his professional too . My son cannot wait to see him every Saturday for his 45 minutes lesson. Thank you Adam !"
Quynh
Took Piano lessons from Adam K.
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"Kathy has worked wonders with my piano lessons. In about a year and half of lessons Kathy has added scales and exercises along with musical selections designed to enhance specific skills, plus has worked with me on select piano works which I find interesting and challenging. My abilities and quality of playing been steadily improving. She is always positive and uplifting yet she still can point out areas of playing quality which require work. She gears lessons and advancement of difficulty to my specific rate of improvement. I couldn't ask for better and and am looking forward to continued progress over time for my improved musicianship."
Robert Bilenchi
Took Piano lessons from Kathy B.
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"Really knows theory...and will tailor lessons to your skill set. Looking forward to more lessons with Buzz!"
Wes
Took Piano lessons from Buzz A.
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"Excellent! really enjoy my first class looking forward for the next class Teacher understood my goals."
Frances
Took Piano lessons from Rosemarie R.
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"Three of my children take piano lessons with Anna and they have been thriving under instruction for almost five years. My husband and I have seen our children grow in their dedication, diligence, and love of piano during this time. We are immensely pleased with their progress and how Anna gently, but firmly, continues to push them to develop their repertoire and skills. We can't recommend her highly enough!"
Julie
Took Piano lessons from Anna P.
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