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David D.

9 Reviews
Studio City, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David D.

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"Learn the rules like a pro, then break them as an artist" - Pablo Picasso

As a music producer, mix engineer and artist, I understand the need for proficiency as well as the artistry. My approach to teaching is customized to each individual as we are not all the same. I pay close attention to how each person learns and work with what the student can excel in. When needed we will do drills or work on theory or break down your technique to overcome any obstacles. With my industry expertise, I can help you become a proficient musician and help develop your style and artistry.

I look forward to working with you!

About David

I am a multi-instrumentalist, music producer, and mix engineer who works with artists at varying levels developing their skills, creativity, and music. Over the course of nearly 2 decades playing in bands and working in music production, I know the skillset and mindset necessary to perform at a pro

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Grace S.
great experience for my daughter. David was very knowledgeable and supportive! Highly recommend
Kimberly
I'm re-learning the piano with David and he has changed my relationship to music for the better. After only a few lessons with David I've gotten a greater understanding of music theory than I had in my few years of early piano training. He is patient and flexible with his style of teaching. If it's taking me awhile to understand a concept he's good at explaining it more clearly. I definitely recommend him for learning the piano!
Christian J.
David is a highly skilled multi-instrumentalist and producer. I was introduced when he recorded an EP for my band and since then, we've spent many an evening talking about performing, recording, teaching and making music. He is kind, patient and extremely knowledgable about his craft. I always learn something new, interesting and immediately applicable to my playing when I work with him. I've had the privilege of sharing the stage with some of his students and they have always been exceptionally professional and prepared. I highly recommend David for lessons in whatever discipline you request - the crossover knowledge from all of his experiences will be invaluable to you.
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Patrick K.

25 Reviews
Orange, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, German
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Patrick K.

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I am trained in teaching music from csuf and specialize in catering my teaching approach to each students individual needs and learning styles. I have been teaching for over 5 years.

About Patrick

Hello and welcome to my music studio! If you/ your child is passionate and excited about learning music, you have come to the right place. Talent is not required, as that is something to be earned through passion and hard work. That is why I specialize in individualizing my teaching approach based

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Jared C.
He is very patient with my son. You can that he has experience working with kids. Definitely a great choice for my son.
gregory sauceda
Patrick is knowledgeable and experienced. He knows how to teach to motivate and can relate well.
Diane
We are so thankful we found Patrick! Patrick is a very effective teacher who’s able to relate and motivate students. Our daughter was loosing interest in playing piano due to her former teacher’s approach. Now she’s back to practicing because she wants to and is so excited to see Patrick each week. We are very greatful that she’s back to loving piano and continuing to learn.
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Tristan J.

Long Beach, CA
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Tristan J.

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Practice not only boost skills but confidence as the most important part of being a musician.

About Tristan

My name is Tristan Joven Abuana and I am currently the music director at a Foursquare church of Hawthorne #4. I played as a lead vocalist and guitarist for 10 years+ as well as directed congregational service as a worship leader for 7 years+. I love teaching music theory to aspiring musicians who h

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Paul N.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • 3 years / Education Classes from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Teaches students 2 to 90
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Paul N.

34 Reviews
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Teaching beginners, intermediate, and also advanced players.
Acoustic and electric guitar, reading, chords, songs, and more!

Beginner students are welcome and shown how to enjoy music in a simple and fun way along with learning songs too.
* Chords and strumming patterns
* play your favorite songs
* learn melodies and solos
* the basics of your guitar (tuning and maintenance)
* keeping time, reading music,
* or just taking it slow and having a little fun...

Intermediate students can improve areas in which they wish and learn new areas or another instrument.
* chord voicings, triads, music theory
* soloing, double stops, scales, arpeggios
* improvising, ear training,
* fingerpicking, classical/acoustic/pop

Advanced students can really improve their music by learning more difficult aspects of music, technique and songs. They can also use the recording studio for their lesson to practice or record their own music.
* advanced soloing and improvising techniques
* ...

About Paul

GREAT ONLINE LESSONS GIVEN ***My goal as a teacher*** I try to teach what the students are interested in and make it fun and interesting so that they learn the lessons and their favorite songs. Every student is different and needs to be taught in a way that makes learning easy and fun for th

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Kendice H.
Paul is a very nice and understanding guy who only got to give our child an introductory lesson.
Moses
I'm glad I found Paul on takelessons.com. I was looking for someone to help me take my decent but untrained voice to the next level. Paul is committed to helping me advance toward my goal of being a singer-songwriter. In addition to the exercises we work on to strengthen my voice and gain control, he has given me some strategies to track my progress and improve more quickly. He also encourages me to take risks and go out and sing karaoke. He is caring and authentic and genuinely invested in my growth, and I am becoming a better musician because of it. Thank you, Paul!!
Lorence O.
Paul makes learning fun and he’s very good at what he does!!!
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Ruben D.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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Ruben D.

31 Reviews
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Reading Treble staff, chord shapes, improvisation, finger technique, tablature reading and composition.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. I am skilled at taking complicated ideas and conveying them in an easy to understand manner for my students. My passion is being able to share my knowledge and experiences with you so you will be able to

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Stephanie L.
GREAT TEACHER!!!
Nalani
My daughters first online lessons and a wonderful experience! Ruben is very engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. He is easy to contact, accommodating and quick to respond to questions. Would highly recommend!
Kevin and Ella M.
My 9-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son have been taking uke lessons for 3 weeks now and they really enjoy Ruben's style of teaching; so do we. He provides a great combination of making it fun while also really teaching them the foundations of music. They are already reading and writing some music and they enjoy doing their music homework. Most important, they are having fun at the lessons and while practicing at home.

Ben Z.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
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Ben Z.

17 Reviews
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I will work with you to develop a lesson plan based on your musical interests and stylistic goals! Everyone's journey with the instrument is different. From achieving a strong basic foundation on the instrument to mastering a very specific skill, I look forward to helping you achieve on the instrument.

About Ben

Ben Z. has been helping people achieve their goals in guitar and music since 2001, and is passionate about teaching students of all ages and skill levels. As an instructor, Ben combines traditional teaching methods with ear training and improvisation to create well rounded experience for the studen

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Zoe W.
Great guy! Really easy-going and knows what he is doing. 10yr old daughter can’t wait for the next lesson!
Greg
Ben was really chill, and even though I had no experience at all, he was patient. His style is super easy to follow, and he encouraged me to really enjoy it.

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Average Cost of Guitar Lessons in Sierra Madre, CA

The average cost of 60-minute guitar lessons in Sierra Madre 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 $300 per hour.
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"An easy manner to encourage doing things that you did not think you could do. Knows music theory and can explain. Enjoyable to work with. Wish I had her for an instructor when I started guitar in my early 70's."
Jerry
Took Guitar lessons from Liz Fanora J.
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"Great first lesson, after trying to learn on my own and lost in the fog Steve has me on track focusing on developing my skills"
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Took Guitar lessons from Steven E.
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"she has great taste of music

she has great taste of music.
and you can tell how honest parson she is when you meet her.
she will teach you guitar, good guitar, you know it is good.
she knows good music and saw, heard good music.
also she will let you know music is a lot of fun !
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Took Guitar lessons from Ayme F.
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"Barbara is an excellent teacher. She is very encouraging and positive. She makes the process fun by focusing on learning songs and allowing the student to pick the songs the student wants to learn. We focus on the basics--playing the right chords, singing on key and choosing a strumming pattern that fits the song. In the several months we have been working together I have found that I have improved dramatically in all three areas. Previously, on my own I had a great deal of trouble making progress. In addition to learning to play the guitar she has helped me tremendously with singing, which I never thought I could do at all. I have really enjoyed the experience."
Douglas
Took Guitar lessons from Barbara M.
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"I started taking lessons from Jordan in November 2015. I've been playing guitar for several decades but I wanted to learn to play jazz music, learn different voicings for chord formations and to be able to read music. Jordan has been great. I leave my sessions with him and my head wants to explode from all the new things he is teaching me."
Keith
Took Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"I've taken lessons from Alex for years. Over that time he's maintained a good balance of challenging and yet engaging. I've found him to always be encouraging and supportive with a calm approach to simplify what can be difficult material at times."
Keith
Took Guitar lessons from Alex B.
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"What I Learned From Peter.

- THE METRONOME IS SO IMPORTANT
- The voice guides the guitar if you’re more of a singer
- Repetition is key
- Practice songs that aren’t in your style to ease your way into guitar
- The power resides in strumming rhythmically
- Focus is more difficult that it seems when combining singing and guitar
- Guitar is an art in itself and itself you shouldn’t master guitar, you should be it’s friend.
- Open mics and video content are the key to more success as they expose you to criticism (good or bad)
Again, the guitar is your companion.

For any aspiring musician or any musician that needs guidance and improvement on the guitar, Peter is a great teacher."
Rose
Took Guitar lessons from Peter H.
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"I started learning how to play the guitar 3 years ago and I hit a plateau with my playing. Finally signed up to take lessons and I’ve been studying with Jesse for 7 months now and made more progress during this time than I had in the first 2.5 years of playing! He is always prompt, professional, and does a fantastic job teaching online (which can be very challenging for problem-solving). He is also a very caring teacher and wants his students to get what they want out of lessons. Highly recommend him as a teacher!"
Haley
Took Guitar lessons from Jesse M.
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"Excellent Instructor

I highly recommend Benjamin! I have had several instructors and I can honestly say that he is the best I've had so far. He doesn't stick to any rigid lesson plans. His teaching style is very dynamic, he will taylor the lesson to fit your interest and level of playing. He keeps things fun and interesting and is good at coming up with creative exercises to try and challenge you. He also knows a lot of different music styles from what I can tell. I highly recommend him."
Ilya
Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin K.
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"My son has never played a musical instrument so I wasn't sure how this would go, but Christopher has really connected with him. He came home and actually practiced during the week! And Christopher always comes out after the lesson and gives me a little update which matters to me as a mom. I also appreciate how he doesn't just boot him out the door at the end of the lesson. AND my son is actually talking about music! Definitely learning more than just some chords. Good instructor who obviously loves and respects music. :)"
lisa Schuyler
Took Guitar lessons from Chris V.
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