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Rachael F.

5 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rachael F.

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My goal is to inspire students to create and share music that reflects their unique interests and voice, while providing a strong foundation of the fundamentals of music. We will work on rhythm, technique, reading & listening skills, and whatever interests YOU to help you reach your goals.

About Rachael

Hi! My name is Rachael, and I've been teaching piano, drums, guitar, and ukulele throughout San Diego County since 2016. I earned my Bachelor's degree at Berklee College of Music in Boston where I was a piano major with a focus on contemporary writing and production. After graduating in 2012, my wor

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Juli R.
My grand daughter is eight years old and loved her lesson with Rachel. She learned and memorized two chords after the first lesson. She was very proud of herself!
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Alethia E.

30 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alethia E.

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I use many methods including Suzuki, Kodaly and traditional teachings that include catered practice plans in order to accommodate each student's learning needs. I am very flexible and more than happy to discuss teaching methods and/or special needs with parents and students.

About Alethia

Growing up I was raised in a home full of music. My father, a graduate of the Conservatorio Nacional Superior de Musica (National conservatory of Superior Music) played piano day and night and from there my love for music blossomed. My first experience with music was at the age of 8 when I began to

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Nicole L.
She is a great instructor! My 14 yr old daughter is a beginner and she has been wonderful with her. She is professional, warm, and always helpful. I don't know much about the violin, but I never have to remind my daughter to practice the music that she is given.
Emmerson (Emme) N.
Alethia is great. She is working with my 7 yr. old daughter as a beginner in violin. She teaches in a way that is fun, appropriate, and respectful. My daughter has already learned so much and looks forward to her lessons with Alethia each week.
Lynne R.
Alethia is very knowledgeable about technique and skilled at teaching.
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Gary R.

40 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $58
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Outstanding music student from Richland jr College
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Gary R.

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I teach song interpretation, telling the story of the song, vocal practice technics, improvisation, and ensemble singing.
I also include ear training and some theory as part of the voice experience.

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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Ryan P.

9 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BFA Musical Theatre (Incomplete) from University of Mississippi
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Ryan P.

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I have been teaching voice for 10 years and spent years training in Classical Voice (BA Classical Vocal Performance). The goal is, by focusing on proper breath support, ear training, and the exploration of your own voice, to produce a HEALTHY, rich, vibrant sound that will sustain you through a long, rewarding career.

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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Ashtan P.
So far my 8 year old son is living his singing lesson experience.
Justin D.
Had fun!! looking forward to learning a lot.
Gloria
First lesson. Worked on exercises and breathing. Ryan is personable and knowledgable. Looking forward to learning more from him.
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Hannah R.

29 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Hannah R.

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A natural teacher at heart, I teach Piano, Visual Arts, and Yoga. I earned my Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Teaching and my California Teaching Credential in the Visual Arts and have been teaching professionally since 2012. I began playing the piano at age seven and advanced to honors recitals of Certificate of Merit through the Music Teachers' Association of California (MTAC). I have experience teaching ages 4-65 and beginning through early-intermediate levels. Beginners are my specialty and I currently teach 12 piano students a week. I use a variety of materials like flashcards and book series to teach classical, jazz, pop, and sacred styles: Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Bastien Basics, Bastien & Bastien, Faber’s Piano Adventures, FunTime Faber & Faber, Piano for the Older Beginner, Alfred Masterworks, and Hal Leonard Songs from Disney. Students have the options of borrowing my used books or purchasing new books.

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About Hannah

Piano: A natural teacher at heart, I teach Piano, Visual Arts, and Yoga. I earned my Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Teaching and my California Teaching Credential in the Visual Arts and have been teaching professionally since 2012. I began playing the piano at age seven and advanced to honors recita

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Michelle G.

3 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • BA in Music from UCSD
  • Teaching since 2003
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Michelle G.

3 Reviews
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I have been teaching piano for 17 years and playing for 27 years. Lessons with me are customized according to your specific learning style and goals. I specialize in learning to read music, music theory, and technique. All ages and skill levels are welcome!

About Michelle

I am a professional pianist, keyboardist and accompanist and have been playing for 25 years. I studied music at UCSD. My specialty is musical theatre and I music direct and accompany shows throughout San Diego ranging from youth theatre to professional productions. I regularly play for numerous venu

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Julie M.
Very pleasant teacher.
Penelope M.
Very good lesson.
Shirley
Michelle is an excellent musician and teacher! She really knows the piano and how to teach students how to play it. She's patient and gives someone like me the encouragement I need because of my struggles with reading music. She's the best!

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