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Keira M.

23 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Music Business, Songwriting, Contemporary Voice from Frost School of Music, University of Miami
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Keira M.

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I am a piano-driven singer/songwriter that has performed all over the country and I would love to share my expertise with you. 18 years experience performing and 5 years experience teaching. Before moving to Los Angeles I taught at the award-winning Area Stage Company in Miami, FL. I have studied classical piano since the age of four and more recently studied jazz and pop/rock playing under award-winning performer/educator Daniel Strange at the Frost School of Music. I want to cater to whatever you are passionate about because I believe the best way to learn is to be excited about music!

About Keira

I am a singer/songwriter and recording artist who has toured Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Miami, and more. Over the years I have studied classical/jazz/pop piano, musical theater/jazz/pop/rock singing, and contemporary songwriting. I am proud to be winner of the 2011 International Smashtu

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Regina G.

14 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Georgian, Russian, English, Armenian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Regina G.

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Classical piano is a subject I have taught for over twenty (20) years. As a classically-trained pianist, it has been my main area of focus throughout my teaching and performing careers. If you wish to focus on classical piano, we will cover in-depth music theory during our classes, which is a required component for success in classical piano.

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Online-only piano classes are only available to students who have prior experience. I do not recommend complete beginners to start fully online, as there are beginners' nuances that are much better addressed in-person!

About Regina

With more than twenty-three years of professional teaching experience, Regina is able to offer her students a diverse range of educational resources. She specializes in teaching piano, performance, and music theory to students of all ages and levels. At the age of fifteen, Regina graduated with

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Alma
My daughter truly enjoyed her first class. She felt comfortable and excited about restarting piano lessons again.
Vito C.
The best teacher ever that I encountered for my children. She has this charisma to engage my kids and make them focused. My kids benefited from her tremendously!
Athena & Bethany W.
Regina is very details and passionate about her lessons. My kids love her first lesson very much. She is very patient with younger kids. I think they will enjoy their piano lesson a lot.
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Edwin I.

121 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Edwin I.

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About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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Gigi
I decided to take lessons with Edwin for guitar because I had been trying to learn on my own but I just wasn't progressing fast enough. Edwin taught me things you just can't pick up unless you work one-on-one with a professional. He is always on time for our online lessons, friendly, and patient. Every week I felt like I was being challenged just a little bit more and picking up new things. I would recommend him to everyone I know in a heartbeat!
Henry
Edwin is a fantastic teacher and so patient. I am amazed at how much my son has learned in just a couple lessons.
David S.
Had an excellent initial discussion with my instructor, Edwin, today. It was big picture but at the same time Edwin’s comments & suggestions gave me confidence in his command of the art (engineering, arrangement, composition & structure, and playing techniques), all the things I’m going to need help with to take my musical projects to another level.
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Howard R.

46 Reviews
West Hills, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1975
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Howard R.

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Every problem has a solution. Let me help you find it. My specialty is narrowing down the exact root issue that the student is having, which seems like an obstacle and to offer practical solutions to solve this issue. This allows for the student to reach their goals. Please see all the subject specialties.

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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Nelli M.

8 Reviews
Beverly Hills, CA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MA in Classical Music Piano Performance and Music Theory from Moscow University of Arts
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Nelli M.

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Hello, my name is Nelli. I am Classical Pianist, MA in Classical Piano Performance and Music theory. I teach all levels from beginners to advanced. I will teach you to play your Favorite music and the best of Classical music. You will be able tp write, read and play music in short period of time and that is my unique method of teaching.I have been teaching piano for 10 years in Los Angeles and Orange County. I have successfully prepared many of my students for auditions, recitals, talent shows and competitions. I love seeing my students grow and take great pride of my work and my students progression.

About Nelli

Hello, my name is Nelli, I am a Classical Pianist / Piano Teacher. MA in Classical Music Piano Performance and Music theory from Moscow University. I teach all levels from beginners to advanced. I will teach you to play your Favorite Music and the Best of Classical Music. You will be able to read, w

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Michael
Wonderful teacher, my kids love talking piano lessons with Nelli .
Victoria
Amazing teacher, my son loves piano lessons with Nelli . I would highly recommend piano lessons with NELLI !
Rima
Amazing and very professional piano teacher. My daughter loves piano lessons with Nelli.
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Stacy R.

5 Reviews
Sherman Oaks, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks
  • Awarded ASCAPlus Award from ASCAP
  • BFA - Performing Arts from Boston University
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Stacy R.

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I love music and want to pass that on to my students! Each student is different and my approach to teaching is flexible to accommodate the wants and needs of the student. With younger children, I focus on building a strong foundation of theory, technique and listening skills while building a passion for approaching the piano with their unique ear and creativity. They will be given a lesson plan with song, technic, performance and theory books. Older students and adults often want a different approach. I work with the older student in determining a lesson plan that fits their goals, teaching them to sing and play at the same time, read chord charts, theory and to teach them how to develop an approach to achieving their personal goals.

About Stacy

Hello! I am a professional, working musician and teacher. I love to share my passion for music with others and find their unique talents and creativity. I have over 20 years of experience teaching children and adults not only music, but songwriting and theater work . I taught in the New York Public

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Jessica B
Stacy is such an awesome teacher, she has worked with both of my kids, teaching piano. She understands children and students each have a different learning style, and she then adapts to each person's needs and makes them learn music in their own approach. I think this makes her a remarkable teacher that ensures a students success!
Sally Taryono
Stacy is an amazing teacher. My son has been taking piano lessons with Stacy for almost 3 months and I've been amazed at how much he has learnt already. He gets distracted easily and she is good at redirecting him back. He loves taking lessons with her and looks forward to each class. He said she explains learning new things in a fun way. I'm so grateful to have found Stacy for my son and wished my son had started with her earlier.
Nicolette
Stacy is a very engaging instructor and keeps my kids excited about practicing and learning piano.

Stacy is patient and nurturing and is very good at motivating her students to try the best they can.

My children look forward to their lessons with her every week.

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Average Cost of Classical Piano Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Santa Monica is $82. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Kristen took the time to evaluate where my son was at in his musical journey and immediately altered her teaching plan to fit his level of knowledge. I'm very impressed with her style of teaching and hope to continue with her for a long time."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Kristin H.
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"Glynis, has been a great teacher for my daughter Sophia. Sophia caught on quickly and really enjoys her lessons. Glynis is very calm and explains lesson well for her to understand.. She also enjoys hearing Glynis sing the tunes of the songs. It's been a joy having her as her teacher."
Linda
Took Classical Piano lessons from Glynis D.
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"Adrienn is a very kind and patient piano teacher.
She really devotes time to help you completely understand the piece you are working on. I would highly recommend her!"
Andrea
Took Classical Piano lessons from Adrienn M.
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"She is a skillful pianist and a talented musician. Video and sound quality over her side is well equipped for the online lessons."
Andrea
Took Classical Piano lessons from Daniela K.
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"I've had two piano teachers in the past, but Yihan approaches things very uniquely that make things easy to memorize and learn.
She constantly encourages you and makes you feel relaxed. A very great teacher and worth every dollar."
Sang Joon
Took Classical Piano lessons from Yihan Z.
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"My granddaughter who is seven and I am 60 have been taking lesson from Gabriela for several months. He is very patient and does great in helping us understand what he is teaching. We took lessons before from another company and my granddaughter was never excited about going. Now she is excited,she has even put in to be in the talent show at her school. This says a lot for how Gabriel teaches and also makes it enjoyable. I highly recommend him"
Robyn
Took Classical Piano lessons from Gabriel C.
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"Kimberly is awesome! She made me feel totally at ease and comfortable and gave me so many useful tips on how to strengthen my ability as a pianist. I'd been with a different instructor previously and Kimberly's approach was so refreshing. She talks a lot about how to get the best from each piece of music, explained a lot about how a piano actually works (has anyone ever looked inside before?!?!), and also helped with my technique, which was sadly lacking. Reading music has always been a struggle for me but we have been working on that and I'm now getting to grips with it. Thank you!!!"
Becky
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kimberley E.
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"Michael knows what he's doing and makes great suggestions on how to be better. A great teacher!"
Oliver
Took Classical Piano lessons from Michael N.
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"Susan's instruction and mentorship has been transformational for my daughter's evolution as a classical pianist. The depth of articulation in her performance and the musicality in her playing she owes to Susan. Susan not only teaches with real dedication, but she also inspires her students to reach and keep attaining new heights in their piano performance. She demands commitment from her students, but is always encouraging and ensures her students gain confidence and a strong foundation in music education. Susan has extensive experience in teaching and her students do very well in piano competitions."
Aparna
Took Classical Piano lessons from Susan M.
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"John really does well with Penny and Julie."
Penelope
Took Classical Piano lessons from John G.
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