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Thomas K.

31 Reviews
Glendale, CA
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Thomas K.

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Strong instrumental playing begins with a solid understanding of the fundamentals of music and the simple act of making a sound from the instrument. Students learn to play music by ear first, and are later introduced to music notation. More advanced lessons emphasize sight-reading, expression, and improvisation.

A woodwind player since age 10, Thomas has experience as a performer and teacher. His previous education has included methodology classes on teaching specific instruments, and he is available to teach intermediate and beginning saxophone lessons.

About Thomas

Piano, woodwinds, trumpet, composition Chords, sight-reading, theory, jazz, classical, and pop No one ever regrets learning an instrument… yet many grow old wishing they had taken music lessons! A talent they’ll be able to develop their entire life, your children will thank you for giving them

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Estefania
So incredibly patient and knowledgeable!
Eric D.
The first lesson was successful. My particular background in piano is unique, and my needs are atypical as well. I thought Thomas assessed my abilities, lack of abilities, and goals well and quickly. He started me on a different perspective on looking at music (reading the staff) that seems very helpful. I'm encouraged.
Armen T.
Excellent teacher!

Ray R.

5 Reviews
Van Nuys, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Ray R.

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About Ray

Hello! My name is Ray, I'm 31 years old, and was born in Queens, NY. I studied classical music for many years as a youngster at the Aaron Copeland School of Music college preparatory program. During this program I was introduced to Jazz, and around the same time began experimenting with synth

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Cynthia
Ray is an amazing teacher. My 11-year-old has high-functioning autism and has a great interest in learning music. I was hesitant to hire just any teacher, as many teachers don't have the patience and understanding to work with special needs kids. However, Ray has been not only patient, but he has an exceptional way of teaching my son in a way that he would understand and retain the information. Ray is creative, intuitive, and experienced. My son is very happy and enjoys the lesson every single time. Thanks Ray.
Maximus
Awesome!!!!!!!! So sweet! Cool hair : ))
Eden H.
My daughter is loving her cello lessons with Ray even more than she expected. She feels she is really improving.

Fernando P.

4 Reviews
La Habra, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Outstanding Arts Educator from Orange County Department of Education
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Fernando P.

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All ages, all levels, various styles including: jazz, classical, commercial/contemporary music

About Fernando

Hello there! My name is Fernando, and I bring lots of profession playing and teaching experience to the table. I am an active musician in several local bands of various styles and genres, including jazz bands, Latin jazz bands, sax quartets, church groups, and musicals. I have played across sout

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Evan, Brian, and Esperanza A.
Fernando, is a very good piano instructor, he has the patience that students need.
Michael S.
every lesson i learn a lot more about techniques and i can hear a differene in the sound i make and it is staritng to sound like music.
Ethan
My boys love learning from Fernando. He is very patient and explains things in an easy to understand way. They can't wait for their piano lesson next week.

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Harry G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 1983
  • 3 years music performance from University of Denver
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Harry G.

5 Reviews
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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.

Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
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Yakov D.

20 Reviews
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Beginners: posture, breathing techniques, embouchure, sound production, articulation, phrasing, note reading
Intermediate: interpretation of different styles, dynamics, ensemble performance, building solid technique and stamina
Advanced: studying of orchestra excerpts, solo pieces, study of various concert and chamber music compositions

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
Yoella & Malkiya O.
Mr Yakov is very pleasant, patient and professional. He makes learning fun. One of my daughters is very shy and particular. I was concerned for her first violin. But she ended up loving the lesson and the instructor. We did some lessons online and at his studio. During the online lesson, the connection with our internet was horrible. He could hear her playing but she couldn't hear him. Yet, patiently, he got creative and taught the lesson with my daughter through chat. The environment of the studio is comfortable. You can tell he's passionate about what he does. That left me with a great impression of him. We look forward to more lessons with him for as long as we can.
Thanks Mr Yakov!!!
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Frankie P.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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Frankie P.

24 Reviews
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I have been playing various woodwind instruments for almost my entire life. I focus on tone, intonation (staying in tune), and the confidence needed to be a strong melodic player. I teach all of the various saxes including soprano, alto, tenor, and bari.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educ

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Sean
Works with you to find the best way forward for YOU. Fantastic instructor.
Aidan B.
Frankie focuses on the piece at hand and doesn’t overload me with information
Georgia A.
It was only my first lesson but I've had to take lessons constantly during my younger years and it was always made difficult to understand. Frankie let me choose what I wanted to learn and has made it easy to get excited about it.

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"It is too early to make a conclusion about Joey's teaching style after just one lesson. But I love the way he communicated with my son, the way he explained thing and encouraged my son. He is very passionate about the instrument and the music. I hope we will be able to work out the schedule for our future lessons."
Daniel
Took Saxophone lessons from Joey E.
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"My son enjoys lessons w him very much."
Mayuko
Took Saxophone lessons from Steve M.
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"Sean is energetic and patient and a dynamic teacher. Would recommend to anyone trying to learn."
Danny
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"Lisa was very helpful and patient teaching me the basics of how to play. I definitely learned more than I expected."
John
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa M.
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"My daughter started her first saxophone lesson with Matt yesterday. She really enjoyed the lesson."
Kate
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Stephen is an excellent teacher. So clear with his instruction and patient. I would highly recommend him."
Marie
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephen Y.
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"Very knowledgeable and works well with what you know. Understands what the student needs and wants and will work towards achieving those goals."
Ted
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"The online lessons are going better than I expected. Kimberly has established a great relationship with my daughter and my daughter is already making improvements."
Mary
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Only one lesson so far but I really like Carl's approach. I wouldn't want a teacher who went "by the book" and just threw a bunch of lesson plans and exercises at me. Carl talked about what I like and what I want to play, listened to me some, and tailored the instruction to where I am at. This is a great place to start from."
Ram Sudama
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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""Now that I'm studying with Mike, the efficiency of my practice time is way, way up."

Mike is the first coach who emphasizes "practice the hard parts". So much so that any time a note comes out either not in rhythm, not in pitch, or not a great sound, I have the confidence to stop and repeat the hard part until it's no longer hard. Even when learning to improvise, if the notes I pick on the sax don't match the ones I first heard in my head, I have the confidence to stop and really find those notes that my mind imagined. Eventually I'll be able to hit the ones I intend the first time. He also advocates to always know the purpose of any practicing you're doing---there's no more aimless noodling. Even when I'm jamming, there's a specific goal in mind.

The second thing I really get from Mike is that he expects me to know what notes I'm playing and what role they fill in the key. Formerly my method of improvising was to hunt and peck, occasionally hitting notes outside the key and finding a way to "work them back in". But now, if I'm riffing on the note F in the key of B-flat, Mike wants me to know that that's the 5 of the key. And to also know where the 3 and 7 are---like a home base where you know it's safe to play."
Jack
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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