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Beckie E.

23 Reviews
Santa Clarita, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education and Music Performance on French horn from Chapman University
  • Awarded John Phillip Sousa Award from University City High School
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Beckie E.

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With all music majors, we have to be prolific in our theory. I teach a basis of theory to all students. I like to work on theory and ear training at the same time as they both go hand in hand.

About Beckie

Hello! My name is Beckie and I have played music all of my life. I play and teach instruments such as the French horn, trumpet, piano, and voice. I have my Masters in Music on French horn as well as two bachelor's degrees in music performance on French horn and music education. My first j

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Angela
Beckie is amazing! My daughter is taking trumpet lessons with her and it has been extremely beneficial and a wonderful experience overall. I would recommend Beckie wholeheartedly!
Wendy
Beckie is so supportive and encouraging for our beginner, who is now playing Mozart Concertos in the 6th grade. Zero stress for our daughter. She Passed her audition as well in the 5th grade for Junior Winds. Highly recommend!
Forbes B.
Beckie is fantastic! Technically proficient, excellent teacher and highly inspiring! My son has made incredible progress over a few short months.
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Michelle T.

42 Reviews
Canyon Country, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Associate in Arts in Music from East Los Angeles College
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Michelle T.

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In my lessons, you will learn about key signatures, common practice period, SATB writing, proper voice leading, secondary function chords, modulation, etc.

About Michelle

My name is Michelle and I am a Soprano. I have been singing classically for eight years. I previously studied at East Los Angeles College, where I received my AA degree in Music, and at Azusa Pacific University, where I graduated with a BM in Classical Vocal Performance. I am currently pursuing a Ma

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Tiffany M.
As a singer, you need a strong foundation to build up to having a great technique to sing well and I feel like Michelle definitely provides a strong bridge of support to help aspiring singers - no matter their level -

Michelle is a patient, kind, and knowledgeable teacher. I didn't have any prior experience in singing or music before seeing her. Michelle was my first-ever singing teacher and I loved my learning process with her! Each lesson my voice has improved and we record every lesson so it's easy to practice when I don't have a lesson.

I definitely recommend her to anybody who is looking for a vocal teacher! She is truly one of a kind :-)
Nicole D.
Michelle is a great teacher! She really focuses on expanding range and hitting the right notes and tones. I have heard a difference in my daughters voice, in just a couple of months. Michelle is not only good, but she is patient and keeps my daughter interested and focused.
Stephanie
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Teresa Y.

57 Reviews
Northridge, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Teresa Y.

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I specialize in working with beginners of all ages and with students at any level who know the style or styles of music they want to explore and master. My passion is working with my students in ways that prepare them to pursue their musical interests armed with what I call the "building blocks" of music: knowledge of functional music theory and how to use it.

"Functional music theory" can sound daunting, but in fact it is fascinating, at least the way I teach it, using analogies appropriate to the age of the student, from chords like different types of sandwiches (yum!) to chord progressions like the materials and equipment used to build a house.

About Teresa

A musician since age 4, Teresa's dad took her early passion for music seriously. So she respects the power that parents have to foster their children's musical lives! She notes the many stories she has heard over the years: "If someone had just supported my interest"... "If my teacher had listened t

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Freddie B.
She is a good teacher! Kind, and very informative.
CJ
Teresa is an amazing music teacher! This was my first time getting singing lessons, and I was really nervous going into it, but she did such a great job at helping me feel more comfortable in the beginning. She’s so kind and she’s a great teacher too. The techniques and skills that she taught me have been extremely helpful, and she teaches them in a really easy-to-understand way. I would definitely recommend her!
Melody L.
Teresa is very nice, she teaches my first lesson with her heart as well as her knowledge and skills.
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Howard R.

46 Reviews
West Hills, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1975
  • B. A. Degree - music department - piano performance from UCLA
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Howard R.

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I teach what I call "practical theory" rather than the typical "theoretical theory." This is theory that you can put into practice immediately.

About Howard

I enjoy working with complete beginners as well as seasoned professionals. I teach classical and popular styles. I specialize in teaching learning how to learn, sight-reading, technique, improvisation, chord-reading, songwriting. One of my specialties is to help you break through your most stubborn

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Ghan P.
Patient and supportive teacher, I’m happy with my progress and enjoy my lessons!
Jia
I feel so lucky to find Howard as my piano teacher. His teaching approach is very creative. I enjoy every class and he is very knowledgeable and inspirational.
Nancy G.
Found Howard knowledgable not only about music but how to teach. Very happy to have found him!!
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Keith J.

18 Reviews
Reseda, CA
Starting at $100
  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Keith J.

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I have been professionally taught the structure of music. If you allow me to teach you, you will be able to understand any and all types of music. You will understand scales, chords, intervals, and most of all reach your goals. I will make sure you are confident in music. Let's start today!!

About Keith

Hi my name is Keith. I am a 4x Grammy nominated platinum selling music producer and professional touring musician. I have more than 25 years of experience playing the piano, synthesizers, and work stations under my belt. I am formally trained in Classical and Jazz piano techniques and application. I

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Aberham
Our first lesson was WONDERFUL. Keith was so patient with my son (6) and explained things in a way he understood. Plus, he was really engaging and made it easy to connect over video. We finished the lesson 15 minutes ago and my son hasn’t left the piano yet!
Obi
Great first lesson! My son enjoyed it. Thank you.
Malcolm
Great first lesson - excited to learn more.
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Mike S.

22 Reviews
Sherman Oaks, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1976
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mike S.

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I teach chord and scale theory! How to apply it to your instrument or use it to make your songwriting better!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of t

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Sierra
Mike taught Leo in person before the pandemic started and has been doing online lessons with him for the past eight months. He is amazing with both. Leo has a very short attention span, but a deep love for music. Mike has been able to hold Leo’s attention every week for over a year — even during online lessons. Leo has become an awesome little pianist, and has developed a love for the piano. It has given him the ability to express all of his feelings and has helped his attention span for his schoolwork. Mike has so much patience, and always inquires about Leo’s favorite activities. He is great with kids and makes them feel so comfortable. Leo loves his “booming voice” and the free play blues music they get to play together every lesson.
Logan S.
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Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)

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The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Santa Clarita is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Such a great instructor. Helps out immensely with breath control, extremely, patient and flexible. Works with your schedule and extremely passionate about the job. Great great knowledge base recommend to everyone."
Zaki Syed
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephanie H.
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"He's great, which is what I expected after having read his reviews.

We've only had one lesson but I've learned more with him than I did with an adult self teaching piano book.

So far, very good."
Zaida
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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"Shon is an expert at all aspects of teaching music on multiple instruments but is especially gifted at teaching music theory that helped me learn to play by numbers which helped me change keys on the fly. No more writing out the chords for praise and worship music. So knowledgeable. You need to stop think about it and call him up and schedule your first lesson. Shon rocks!!"
Ken
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"I had such a great first lesson with stephanie I learned a lot and had fun and am excited to continue taking lessons with her!!"
Bella
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephanie H.
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"Gregg was my musical instructor during the early 1980ties. What I learned in a few lessons with him was more that I could have expected. I was primarily focused on percussion, of which his vast knowledge was highly dynamic. I learned about poly-rhythms, Indian ti-hies, and complex time signatures. He had available much reference material that he provided me. And over the years his musical insights have not only supplemented my inquiries, but made me a better musician and person. I hope you have a chance to study with Gregg, as you will be introduced to a new and better way of musicianship!"
Mike Hays
Took Music Theory lessons from Gregg R.
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"Brian is an excellent teacher! He taught me in music theory, music history, clarinet, French horn, and some voice. Thanks to him I was able to Clep out of Music Theory I in college. Music lessons gave me confidence and leadership skills. I highly recommend learning from Brian!"
Laura
Took Music Theory lessons from Brian H.
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"Taking lessons with Carolina had helped me to improve enormously. She is a great one teaching and advising about almost anything. Flexible and comprehensive. I strongly recommend her."
Paulina Muñoz
Took Music Theory lessons from Carolina M.
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"Jimmy teach music not just guitar. He teaches common senses ways to make it easy to understand and retain. He is an excellent teacher"
James
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"He made me feel very comfortable and it was my first lesson, ever."
Fred
Took Music Theory lessons from Axel O.
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"she is a very good, patient and charismatic teacher!!! and she knows her job!!!"
Willy
Took Music Theory lessons from Katie P.
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