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Viviana J.

Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Viviana J.

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Do you want to go deeper in your music theory knowledge? I can help you with it, it doesn't matter if you have no knowledge of it or if you already understand some of it, I can offer you personalize clases what will help you achieve your musical goals if its in a professional level or just for some fun!

About Viviana

Hello!!! I am a professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Musicians Institute College of Music in Los Angeles CA with a Bachelors of Music, specifically voice and a certification on Audio Engineering. Students can expect improvement week to week in their musical abili

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Mya B.

7 Reviews
Marina del Rey, CA
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Italian Literature and History from University "La Sapienza" Rome - Italy
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Mya B.

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Mya is an experienced music composer graduated from UCLA with a degree in Music composition and violin.

About Mya

I'm an experienced Italian teacher, music composer and violinist - I was born and raised in Italy and I graduated from the Italian Conservatory "G. Verdi" with a violin and music composition and music technology diploma - then a Master Degree in Italian Literature and History. I've been teaching It

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Janai H.
Mya is a good teacher. I hate we had technical issues. Overall it was a good lesson and I learned a lot
Haaris
Very skilled and talented. I learned a lot from my first violin lesson!
Franc ,.
Very detail patient and fun

Kimberly A.

37 Reviews
Monrovia, CA
Starting at $35
  • Art Foundations and Photography from Kansas City Art Institue
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
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Kimberly A.

37 Reviews
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I teach popular music theory.

Subjects include:
harmonic analysis
re-harmonization
improv
scale and chord theory

I have been teaching these for 15 years.
I am very patient and adjust areas of study to fit my students goals.

About Kimberly

I started playing music around the Kansas City area twenty five years ago. I graduated from The University of Southern California with a degree in studio/jazz guitar (cum laude). While at USC, I received a merit scholarship and an award for professional leadership and service within her department

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Randy M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Mandarin, English, French, Latin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Randy M.

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A vital subject for a performer, the study of music theory allows us to explore the reasoning behind the music we create and possibly create. In sessions, we discuss a variety of objectives, including rudiments, notation, compositional techniques, and ear training.

About Randy

I am a pianist-singer active all over the DMV (DC/MD/VA), specialized in Western Art, jazz, and musical theatre styles. Besides piano and singing, I music direct, play flute and organ, arrange, orchestrate and arrange music, conduct, tune pianos, and teach. In 2017, I graduated Shenandoah Conservat

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Daniel
Randy is a great singing tutor. He’s patient, flexible and encouraging. My son is a little reserved boy and not comfortable at expressing his feelings, and Randy helped him reading through every phrases before the singing. That was very helpful. Thank you Randy!
Amy E.
Very knowledgeable and patient. Broke down challenging concepts and problems in very understandable terms. Saved me hours a week of having to read my child’s textbook and watch YouTube to teach my child what he wasn’t understanding from his middle school teacher.
Taylor
In addition to being one of the most educated, well-versed, and talented teachers I have come across in my 2 decades of performing, his passion for music and all that is art is extremely evident. He instills a faith in his students and co-performers that lets you know he believes in you and your potential, and ensures his dedication in assisting you to learn, grow, and bloom both musically and artistically.
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Jared G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 11 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jared G.

5 Reviews
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Learn to understand the inner working of music and well as learn to read and write music

About Jared

I have been teaching guitar almost 20 years and as an instructor, My teaching method comes from a curriculum I have developed which uses popular guitar driven rock tunes as musical etudes. Educating the student with valuable theory, reading, technique, and scale theory, while remaining fun. As a so

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Gerard O.
I am 4 or 5 lessons in with Jared and I am truly and entirely thrilled with the progress I am seeing and the depth of guitar knowledge I have gained. Jared has a way of teaching that not only allows for actually playing right away but learning the foundations of knowing the guitar and music. I can see that this allows for not just playing "songs" but making music of my own. This is the freedom of "knowing" the guitar.
Alex
Headline: Jared is amazing teacher.
Jared has excellent knowledge of music foundations and music theory.
Knows styles and genres, knows not only how to play but create too... And how this style was born.
He helps to build habit to do things right - I'm talking about technique - or, in other words - how to use your hands!
Same time he's extremely patient.

I'd like to recommend Jared for everyone who want's to learn play guitar (don't look at your age), his teaching approach works great, because he is teaching you and adjust classes for you.
Tom
Jared is real patient and easy to learn from, he keeps things simple and makes sure you understand.

Daniel P.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Daniel P.

14 Reviews
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Music theory is like grammar. You already know what music sounds like and what you like and don't like, Theory just gives you a name for those sounds.

About Daniel

Daniel toured with the violin troupe, Barrage for two years playing Violin/Fiddle, Bagpipes, and Irish whistles. While touring with Barrage, Daniel performed for audiences in 11 different countries, and was involved with 103 high school and middle school workshops for over 6,861 students in 3 coun

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Ethan
Great teacher very positive and patient. Every week my son looks forward to his lessons.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Santa Monica, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory 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 $30 and $276 per hour.
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$38 average
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$52 average
60 min
$65 average

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"Ahmad is very energetic and passionate about guitar and teaching guitar to people. He is very organized and systematic in his teaching. His style of teaching enables students to learn and get to know a wide variety of guitar aspects very quickly. He breaks up lessons into short but consumable modules while at the same time giving something concrete to start playing and get going from the word go whether you are a beginner or not. I've been going to him for several months now and would highly recommend Ahmad for his guitar teaching skills!"
Emma
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Paul not only has a passion for music, but he has a passion for teacjing music and sharing his gift with others."
George
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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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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David is a great tutor and teacher! He helped me to understand the basic fundamentals of music theory and how to develop the skills to be able to practice it at home. He gave me really good tips that were easy to understand and fun to learn. If you really want to learn how to compose, write and read music go to David!!"
maya
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Hi Everyone,
I’d like to tell all about what a wonderful experience I’m having with Tamari as my piano teacher.
First about me. I’m a 70 year old male with virtually no hands-on music experience or knowledge (other than listening). My parents forced me to take piano music lessons 60+ years ago which I totally resisted. Playing piano was a sissy thing and after a few months they gave up.
For the past 50 years I regretted my youthful error. So when I had the chance to take a piano/keyboard class from Tamari, through OLLI at Uconn I jumped at the chance.
Tamari started the first class totally prepared. Not only did she have startup handouts geared to beginner level students. She also came with extension cords and power outlet strips so all could set up comfortably. Right away we (9) were playing notes and learning. Tamari gave us terrific learning tips (beyond Every Good Boy Does Fine) to make grasping lessons much easier.
Sadly, the Virus hit, and self-isolation became the norm. So Tamari set up her classes through the ZOOM video conferencing software. Wonderfully, a fun learning experience.
One example from yesterday. Tamari helped me learn that just playing the notes , G A G C B by pecking at the keys isn’t music. There’s a certain rhythm needed to make the sound correct and enjoyable. And after, patiently, staying with me, turn after turn, I got it right. Bravo to her and me.
Let me wrap this up by saying, I couldn’t be happier or more satisfied with Tamari as my Piano teacher.
Ralph A Famiglietti."
Ralph
Took Music Theory lessons from Tamari (Tamara) W.
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"Very informative,good sense of humor,looking forward to future experiences."
Dion
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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"Ugh Music Theory is very difficult, but she made it so muchhhh more easier. She is very patient and kind. I love that she made sure i had a understanding of the concepts and notes. I would definately recommend her. I wish i discovered her sooner ! I had a great experience working with Ms.Cindy"
Amanda
Took Music Theory lessons from Cindy H.
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"Love Dave!

Dave is excellent at bestowing his knowledge upon his students! He is engaging, thoughtful, helpful, easy-to-talk-to, and knows how to make you understand the subject matter, is very patient.
He creates a friendly environment in which learning becomes fun, interesting, and fulfilling!"
Daria
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Jim explains music theory in such an easy to understand way. He goes step by step from the beginning. At every lesson we would review what I learned in previous lesson. I have taken music theory at mercer county college and I have to say that I learned more from Jim than I did in a whole semester. I highly recommend him."
Edna
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"it was super awesome! couldnt figure out my sound so she couldnt hear me. but i heard her so it worked out okay."
britney
Took Music Theory lessons from Marlene M.
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