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Popular Music Teachers in San Marino, CA

Vanessa L.

43 Reviews
Hacienda Heights, CA
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's in Music Education from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Vanessa L.

43 Reviews
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I can teach you how to read music. You would be able to understand keys, rhythm, dynamics, ect.

About Vanessa

As a vocal teacher I focus on the correct method to singing that helps keep your voice beautiful and healthy. I earned my bachelors degree in music education with an emphasis in vocals. I learned music appreciation, theory, history, choral singing and classical voice training. I love music a

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Hannah
Vanessa knows her stuff when it comes to opera. I grew immensely as a singer thanks to her guidance, patience, and well-honed craft.
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Vanessa was great! My children were very comfortable with her.
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Omar W.

55 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Punjabi, Spanish, English, Hindi, Urdu
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Omar W.

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I have been teaching acoustic guitar for years. I design my lessons based on the individual needs and goals of my students.

About Omar

My passion is sharing music with people. I love to answer questions and learn things I don't know, I know a good amount about guitar repair, improvised instrument building, how to buy a good instrument and not spend to much, and I have a vast knowledge of obscure instruments, and audio producti

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It has been a delight taking lessons with Omar. The sitar is a foreign and old instrument, and Omar was very patient with getting me acclimatized to the instrument itself - all the nuts and bolts of putting the instrument together, tuning and playing the strings. Omar adapts very well to my pace of learning, and teaches with depth, instead of rushing through material. Lessons are always fun and easygoing, and I leave with not just technical knowledge, but with also a feel for the background and vibes of Indian classical music.
Grant
Omar is an amazing teacher! He has taught me a lot about the the history and how to properly play the sitar. Highly recommend learning from him if you are interested in the sitar : )
David Hines
Omar is very knowledgeable and able to convey that knowledge in an effective and efficient way.
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Donnabella M.

27 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Tagalog
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.S. Criminal Justice - Forensic Psychology from Seattle Universtiy
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Donnabella M.

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Career guidance, acting technique, audition prep... After a decade in Hollywood, I know a thing or two about the CRAFT and BUSINESS of acting! I've booked over a DOZEN speaking roles on TV and Film including How to Get Away with Murder, The Young & the Restless, and Jane the Virgin, I appear on national commercials yearly, and I've played voices in award-winning audiobooks. I am also a former NBA dancer & collegiate cheerleader!

A decade ago, I wish I had had someone to help me fill in the missing pieces.

What more can I do? What should I do differently?

We will work on material you have, or I'll send you a scene(s) weekly!
We can cover Comedy, Drama, Improv, Commercials, and even the business side of things like resumes, headshots, website profiles, and representation.

Whether you're an EXPERIENCED actor looking for a refresh, or BRAND NEW; and whether you're interested in just FUN or real CAREER moves, I've got knowledge from real experience to share.

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Need some acting help that is specific to you? Look no further! I'm Donnabella, and I'm excited to help you take your ACTING BUSINESS & CRAFT to the next level! I have worked with dozens of actors from age 7 to 87. I am patient, motivational, and efficient - we will tackle your goals and have

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Mila
Donnabella is great! I really love her teaching style, she keeps her lessons fun and engaging. I highly recommend her to anyone.
Elvin T.
I had so much fun. And I learned so much from the first lesson! I totally would recommend her! It was so fun!
Juliana F.

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David K.

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  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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David K.

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I am an orchestral clarinetist, K-12 music teacher and home school parent offering Christian clarinet lessons to students ages 10 and older. I graduated with a Bachelor of Music from Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA, a Master of Arts in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and I have studied with teachers who graduated from Julliard and Manhattan School of Music. I have also been influenced by the teaching style and signature sound of clarinetist David Weber, as well as Russian and Slavic traditions of teaching, all of which emphasize the art of clarinet playing - the combination of proper technique with fluent, beautiful musicality. I have a passion to help my students enjoy making music for the glory of God and offer lessons which are fun and inspiring!

About David

I am an orchestral clarinetist, K-12 music teacher and home school dad who teaches Christian clarinet lessons to students ages 11 and older. I graduated with a BA in Music from Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA, a Master of Arts in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and I ha

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Andrea
My name is Andrea Trudeau. I am a homeschooling mother of four. We have been homeschooling for almost twenty years. It has been such a journey, learning and improving as we go. One great addition to our homeschooling is music. My children have all played instruments and sang in choirs. Driving around to all these activities was taxing at times. When we met David Knizewski and learned that he taught clarinet lessons online, I was interested, but skeptical. I liked the idea of not having to drive to one more activity, but I wondered how the quality of the lesson would be. Well, it has been working out wonderfully. It feels as though David is in the room. His warmth and charisma flow through the computer! David is a skilled teacher. He is able to explain and demonstrate even though it is all over the computer. I don’t know how he does it, but he does. Another blessing to doing this type of lessons is that we never had to stop, due to COVID-19. We were able to continue with the lessons, uninterrupted. I highly recommend it!
Libby
He is a very enthusiastic teacher who puts a lot of time and effort into the lessons. He breaks challenging things down in a way that is easy to understand and is very patient. I highly recommend him!
Lisa
I first met David Knizewski when he was hired as the music teacher at our PS-12 private school, Wakefield Country Day School. What I loved most about David as a teacher was that he respected his students enough to expect the best from them and also to expose them to the fundamentals of music theory and rich timeless classics and classical pieces. There seems to be a trend today to dumb things down in an attempt to always make make learning "fun." David helped the students understand that there is a deeper joy to be found in stretching themselves to put forth their best effort in learning these more challenging pieces and appreciating the beauty that results in doing something well. No matter how cringe-worthy (in some cases) the result might have been for these budding musicians, David always beamed with pride in their doing their very best. On a personal note, David was the first person who noticed that our daughter had a special talent for vocal performance. She was in elementary school at the time, and as her non-musical mother, this was difficult for me to perceive. He worked with her to help her develop good singing habits. She has had a number of voice teachers since those days and today she is double majoring in vocal performance and speech and hearing sciences in her freshman year in college. I wonder sometimes if we would have invested in her gift that has brought joy to so many, if David had not been such an encouragement to her in those early days. He also worked with my son personally with instruction in Clarinet. I was amazed at how much he learned in a very short time.

Michaela O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michaela O.

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Experienced pianist with a background in classical piano. With over six years of teaching experience, I am able to work with students of all ages and teach classical, pop, contemporary worship, and early jazz styles.

About Michaela

Experienced pianist who loves teaching piano and voice! All ages and backgrounds welcomed into a positive learning environment!

Nikki L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks German, Vietnamese, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nikki L.

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I'm offering individual piano lessons to anyone who would love to explore their musical abilities. I enjoy sharing my passion and knowledge in music with the students and help them find out their own musical pathways, whether it's going to be professional or just a hobby and a joy in life. I teach according to each student's individual strengths and learning styles and in the process, help each individual grow in their musical individuality and thinking process.

Throughout my teaching journey previously in Austria and Singapore, I've worked with students of all ages and it has allowed me to gain experience teaching in different capacities.

About Nikki

Vietnamese pianist Nikki Luong has enjoyed an international career spanning over three continents. Born and raised in a musical family, Nikki started playing piano at the age of four and received Diploma in Music with highest distinction at the Vietnam National Academy of Music. In 2014, Nikki was

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"DeAnna breaks her teaching down into segments focusing on smaller aspects, such as technique (scales and arpeggios), reading, theory, and repertoire, which I find to be pleasantly approachable in addition to giving me concrete smaller goals to work toward every week. The pieces I learn for repertoire span many historical styles, including classical, Baroque, and even some modern pieces (which are usually arrangements I've found online of songs I enjoy).

Before I started lessons with DeAnna, I had some musical skill but not to the level I wanted. One of those songs I wanted to learn to play had a section so difficult as to seem impossible every time I tried to play it. With DeAnna's help, I was able to master that song in 4 months, to the point where I can play it through on a whim, completely memorized. And even of the songs we haven't gone over, I'm confident I can handle them on my own, using the approaches DeAnna has taught me.

In addition to her skills as a teacher, DeAnna is quite personable and patient, reasonable in her expectations yet encouraging me to push myself even more, understanding when life interferes with practice, and just all-around fun to work with. I'm always looking forward to the next lesson!"
Ben Wolf
Took Piano lessons from DeAnna H.
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"David is a good and patient teacher. He really helped me with honing the fundamentals."
Eric
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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"When it comes to musical knowledge, Greg has few peers. He is a wealth of experience, fantastic teacher, and valuable mentor. Greg helped me progress as an amateur musician and taught me foundational skills that would help me learn even more on my own over time. He is patient, kind, and a fun person to learn from."
Brad
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Mr. Bruce is one of the best teachers I have ever had! He is so patient, kind, thoughtful, and extremely talented! Ever since day one, he has shown great character and we have become great friends. If anyone is looking for a music teacher I would HIGHLY recommend Steven Bruce, not only because he is a great teacher, but also a great person:) Thank you, Mr. Bruce, for being so amazing!"
Kyra
Took Piano lessons from Steven B.
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"This teacher works to bring out the possible best in a person. She provides constructive criticism when needed but also makes you feel you are learning and progressing under her instructions. She took a shy, quiet person and turned him into someone who is learning that it can be fun to perform for live audiences and how good it feels to express a talent you always wanted to share with others but were not sure you had it in you to do so. I greatly love and respect this teacher."
Ken
Took Music Performance lessons from Kait K.
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"My daughter wanted to share that he teaches her very well."
Katya
Took Piano lessons from Ronnie B.
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"Looking forward to next week!"
Jen Blake
Took Ukulele lessons from Lynn K.
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"Nikita is a true professional. Very passionate and extremely helpful. I highly recommend him to anyone who is interested to learn this instrument."
Jim
Took Guitar lessons from Nikita B.
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"Teacher Susan is the kind of teacher who is able to bring out the best in her student."
Ivana
Took Piano lessons from Susan G.
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"Jamison loved his first lesson so much he came home and IMMEDIATELY started practicing for the next one! Amy is an awesome teacher. Both our daughters take lessons from her as well. She was a wonderful presence with the children. She is very complimentary and explains things clearly. Even I learn musical vocabulary and techniques during their lessons! I highly recommend her as a teacher."
Jamison
Took Piano lessons from Amy W.
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