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Joy M.

1 Review
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Best Saxophonist in the State of Georgia from The State of Georgia
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Joy M.

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I use the clarinet to strengthen my sax chops. I can teach you how to use it as a strengthening tool for sax or your main instrument.

About Joy

Jazz Saxophonist and Singer with the gift of bringing the best out of students. I make learning fun & easy. I can help you discover your true sound and voice. I’m proficient in jazz, free jazz, soul, funk, reggae, dub, drum n bass, house, and world music. You'll be improving in not time ; )

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Max L.
Joy is a warm and patient teacher who can assess the appropriate pace for a new student to learn at. She's also a wonderful musician herself. Will definitely be back for more lessons!

Osvaldo G.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English and Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
  • Awarded Achievement Awards 2008, in the field of Fine Arts from Bank of America
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Osvaldo G.

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I will make it a priority to get to know you on a personal level and to become familiar with your personal musical needs and goals. I have a warm personality, am extremely friendly, and will strive to get to know you.

I will show you the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory and can also incorporate your favourite songs into your lessons (if there's any in particular that you would like to learn).

About Osvaldo

Osvaldo U. Gonzalez is a music educator and clarinetist in the Greater Los Angeles area. He also performs and teaches saxophone and oboe. Especially devoted to music education, he has coached and instructed at Don Bosco Technical Institute, Glendale High School, Saturday Conservatory of Music, Corn

Rick R.

17 Reviews
Burbank, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Masters of Music MM from University of Akron
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Rick R.

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My teaching starts with a good foundation for sound and technique and expands to teach music that is fin and inspiring to each individual student. If the student would like to learn to play jazz, I have a method which will shaves off years of hard work and frustration. All my teaching is geared towards giving the student good basics along with a practical application to today's music scene.

About Rick

I’ve always loved teaching from a young age; finding new ways to break down complex ideas and techniques and making it fun and easy is something that gives me a lot of satisfaction. If you want to play your favorite songs on saxophone, I can save you years of frustration and slow progress. At t

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Bobby
Rick was professional, intuitive, and taught what I needed to learn, and NOT some preplanned generic lesson. I highly recommend him and I rarely recommend anything.
Ken C.
Rick really helps me understanding the concept of the saxophone.
Ken
Rick is my best music teacher I had so far!!!

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Harry G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Harry G.

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I individualize each students instruction. I keep in mind the students and parents goals and schedule when I make this plan.

About Harry

I started playing clarinet in the school band at age six. My father was a musician, and he thought that playing in the school band would help me overcome my extreme shyness. I remember my first music lesson. I really liked my teacher. He came to my house, and he helped me to care for my clarine

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Javier B.
Very good first lesson
Rylee
Harry helped my daughter polish up some pieces for an audition. She was nervous and didn't feel fully prepared. Three visits from Harry gave her some great instruction and the confidence to go in and nail her audition!
Tracy L.
My son has had three lessons so far, and we have been very impressed. Mr. Grainger does a great job of encouraging my son through positive feedback, making lessons fun, and giving him very specific, targeted feedback to improve his playing. He has been very flexible and responsive to our changing needs. I highly recommend him.
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Dr. Nick S.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dr. Nick S.

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Beginning my studies on clarinet, I understand the challenges which the instrument presents. I continue to perform the clarinet in big band and in the pit orchestra for musicals. Beginner students will learn basic foundation skills (such as embouchure, air, posture, hand position, tonguing techniques, and reed maintenance) in a fun environment where the student's needs come first. Intermediate students can expect to learn more demanding techniques (such as double tonguing, circular breathing, whole tone and octatonic scales) and selections from the clarinet repertoire in an encouraging but challenging environment.

About Dr. Nick

Hello! If you would like to learn music, challenge your abilities, and express yourself by connecting with your inner artist, I can be your guide. If you want to get over the anxiety of playing music in front of others, I can help you transform that tension into confidence. Dr. Nick S. is a native

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Ramon L.
Agreeable person.
Eric
This is exactly what I was looking for: A comprehensive plan to take me where I want to be with no guess work.
Nick knows saxophone and how to teach/learn it. This is a teacher that you can trust with your time and money.
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Jason S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music - Clarinet Performance from University of Michigan
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Jason S.

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I hold a masters degree in music from the University of Michigan, and have 10+ years of experience teaching students from beginner through advanced playing levels. I am committed to providing each student with the opportunity to develop technical skills and musical expression through the exploration of scales, exercises, etudes, solos and duets.

About Jason

I hold a masters degree in music from the University of Michigan, and have 10+ years of experience teaching students from beginner through advanced playing levels. Previous students have gone on to win multiple awards, scholarships and acceptance into summer music festivals and youth orchestras acr

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Ryan C.
Jason was great, and exactly what I was hoping for. I am looking forward to working with him for the rest of our time together.
Kelly
My son had his first lesson today and has already learned so many things! When the lesson ended, he smiled and told me it was so much fun and the teacher was nice. My son is a beginner at clarinet and usually has a hard time with learning new things, but he was able to understand Jason very well.
Jason is friendly, focused, patient, knowledgeable, confident, professional, and cool. He is organized and communicated clearly what we need to work on and what is the upcoming plan. Jason is awesome and exceeded my expectations. My son is really looking forward to his next lesson!

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Average Cost of Clarinet Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute clarinet lessons in Santa Monica is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $130 per hour.
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$40 average
45 min
$54 average
60 min
$65 average

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"Wilma is very patient and encouraging. Love her demeanor. I’m enjoying my lessons"
Dina
Took Clarinet lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"I have been taking my daughter Summer to Hayes home for several months and I can see her improvement as time goes by. He is very patient and makes her feel relaxed. Summer asks for certain songs she wants to learn and he does his best to find the music. He is a good listener and has well-thought suggestions to help her play better. Summer is 12 yrs. old and a beginner but she is doing well. I would recommend him to any prospective student.."
David
Took Clarinet lessons from Hayes H.
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"My son has been taking clarinet lessons from Mr. Gibson for two years now. He has done a great job teaching my son. He has been very encouraging, motivating, and helpful. He will even send recordings and helpful advice on you tube for my son to watch and use!"
Carren
Took Clarinet lessons from Damien G.
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"I have been studying with Elia for the past year. I had trouble with rhythm and she went out of her way to bring exercises to me. She also teaches me on how to have a good tone. She is patient and I highly recommend her!"
Chialing
Took Clarinet lessons from Elia F.
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"Victoria is an amazing teacher!"
Kenan
Took Clarinet lessons from Victoria N.
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"A great first lesson. Aage was able to identify my level and chart a course for lessons quickly, drawing on lots of resources and knowledge. I’m just starting clarinet with plenty of saxophone experience, and I think Aage is the right person to guide me."
Brandt
Took Clarinet lessons from Aage N.
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"Very good at teaching Clarinet."
Arnav
Took Clarinet lessons from Victoria N.
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"Our son enjoyed his lesson with Matt and is looking forward to the next one."
Oliver
Took Clarinet lessons from Matt L.
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"Helps a lot with your music."
Amy
Took Clarinet lessons from Josh G.
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"Bill is a very talented, professional, reliable and kind teacher. He has been working with my son for almost a year now and we can definitely see the difference. My son is always eager to practice and learn when Bill comes over for the lesson. Since starting working with Bill, my son has surpassed all the kids in his junior high school's band group. This is particularly important and extremely helpful for when he auditions for a scholarship at the catholic high school that we are considering."
Veronica
Took Clarinet lessons from Bill T.
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