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Jesse H.

79 Reviews
Del Mar, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse H.

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Learn to play the Spanish Guitar through the unique "Romero Method"

About Jesse

Jesse H. plays guitar with The Mar Dels, one of San Diego’s best-known dance and party bands. But he’s more than just a rock-and-roller — he’s studied jazz and classical guitar with other master musicians. His lessons focus on developing: - Right and left hand technique - Finger picki

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Jesse is the best he is so nice

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Good first lesson!
Matt G.
Great first lesson. Look forward to many more.
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Nader T.

10 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English, I speak Persian, Persian
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from Claremont Graduate University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nader T.

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In my one hour of comprehensive teaching, students learn extensively the techniques of the violin, including tone production, vibrato, musicality and pieces of music which are chosen from standard violin literature or Suzuki books. The whole idea is to get students to look at the whole learning process as a fun activity, and very soon they acquire the ability to produce beautiful sounds, correct intonation and strong vibrato. In addition to the above, I conduct some some ear-training exercises to improve intonation as well.

About Nader

I am a violinist and composer. I have trained more than 1200 students in more than twenty five years of my teaching carrier. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson includes scales, arpeggios, etudes, duets and a new piece of music from different eras of music. I emphasize on tone production, correct

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Megan S.
Nader was fantastic! I took Violin lessons for a few years from a couple different teachers, and he taught me new, interesting things I'd never learned before. He's also very patient and nice.
Carolina V.
He is very patient and has excellent communication skills. I have no knowledge of how to play the violin or music of any kind. After my first lesson I strongly feel he will be my private instructor for many years to come. I left with proper technique of how this instrument is to be cared for and good posture when practicing. He also informed me of the books we will be incorporating into my lessons. Most importantly homework is given and he is very patient and explains everything at your level.
Kira
I was very pleased with my first lesson with Nader. He is very kind and patient. We covered some basic points with what we'll be covering for my lessons with the cello. His instructions and explanations of technique is very clear I feel my lessons with him will be very beneficial and enjoyable.
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Cristopher E.

14 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cristopher E.

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I teach all styles and levels of acoustic guitar including pick style and fingerpicking style; I can also help you with things like extended techniques such as playing percussion and other sounds, controlling dynamics, and controlling feedback when you play live.

About Cristopher

If you feel like you're stuck or hit a wall, I can help take your skills to the next level; I can help you improve your technique, learn difficult songs, learn more about gear and gigs and performing, help you learn how to play any chord, key, or scale in any position, or help you learn how to solo,

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Lindsay and Aidan E.
My daughter (9), son (7) and myself are all taking lessons and Cris Is able to adapt for all our learning needs and makes it fun along the way too.
Derek R.
I had my first lesson today. Cris is the real deal. He is an excellent guitar player and was able to coax what little skill and talent I possess into a formidable lesson early on. I'll be booking my Son along with myself and returning. We are blessed to have someone in the Rancho Bernardo/Rancho Penaquitos area like Cris!
Yuka O.
Chis was a great teacher - very patient, knowledgeable, and inspiring.
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John M.

24 Reviews
Carlsbad, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English
  • Studied Music Theroy & Music History from Palomar College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John M.

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Positive, patient and motivating, over 43 years of playing drums & percussion and over 12 years of private instruction with a wealth of music knowledge to share. Lessons are always designed to be educational, engaging & fun, combining a balance of learning notation, playing by ear & performance with other live instruments! We will find out what interests you most and get you on the drum set right away for fast results!

About John

I have 43 years of Professional drums & percussion experience and 12 years of teaching beginning to advanced drummers by ear, performance & notation. Preforming drums has brought so much enjoyment to my life and has expanded my cognitive and creative mind more than I would have ever realized when I

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Lucas N.
John personalized the lesson to focus on the songs my son was interested in while he also covered the important fundamentals to start off right!
Jacob
Just had my first drums lesson with John. He is great at breaking the instrument down into manageable pieces and building confidence quickly. I am very excited for future lessons!
Serena
Great instructor! Great communication
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Deron C.

16 Reviews
San Diego, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Art from UCLA
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Deron C.

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Learn how to unlock your creative potential and release the artist inside you while also learning how to paint.

Deron C. has been exploring painting for over 20 years and has been teaching others how to express themselves creatively with paint for over 10. He will lead you through a creative process that encourages creativity and allows painting students the freedom to paint in an intuitive way. If you've never painted before, Deron will guide you through the basics of painting, color theory, and the elements and principles of design while helping you exercise and strengthen your creativity.

If you are a painter that needs a little advice or direction TakeLessons.com instructor Deron C. will help you evaluate your work, answer your questions and provide guidance to get you on the right track.

About Deron

I am a San Diego native and have shown my paintings extensively throughout San Diego. It wasn't until several years after I graduated from UCLA in 1994 with a Bachelors in Fine Arts, that I really tried to show my work in galleries. Most recently, my work has been in shows at Project X Gallery, The

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Amanda G.
Deron helped me simplify my technique so painting will be enjoyable and I will be so much better at it! I am thrilled
Kai C.
Deron was wonderful to work with and very communicative. My son enjoyed his art lesson.
Joe
Strong recommendation for Deron. I had a 2 hr lesson where I had specific things I wanted to do and learn, and he delivered. Very flexible in the lesson, and great instruction!
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Kristin B.

2 Reviews
Vista, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, German
  • Viola Performance from Western Michigan University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Kristin B.

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Students can expect to practice a mix of scales and songs during bass lessons. I primarily use the Suzuki method books, but I am open to using other ones if preferred by the student.

About Kristin

I am a classically trained violist and string instrument enthusiast, born and raised in the Chicagoland area. I attended and graduated from Western Michigan University with a BM in music performance and have since worked as a music teacher in San Diego. I am the strings director at Double Peak Schoo

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Jack
Kristin was very professional and on the music! I had a great initial experience and will be taking lessons from her in the future. Thank you!
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"Elmos is a great teacher. He went above and beyond during my lesson and provided valuable resources, tools, and advice. I would highly recommend his services."
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"Nick helped me with my law school admission essay which gained me admission to the Melbourne University Law school. Nick was very patient, friendly and provided an outstanding service. I would not hesitate in recommending his services to anyone who needs help with writing."
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"Jennie is a wonderful speaking coach! She is incredibly kind, patient, and encouraging. I feel much more confident in how I present myself to others, especially those I've just met in the formal setting of an interview. Jennie has prepared me with warmup exercises to suit any type of mood, whether it be calming down or harnessing nervous energy in a positive way. Additionally, I learned effective ways to be more present and truly connect with people in interviews. I recommend working with Jennie- she is very genuine and truly cares about her students. I look forward to the chance to work with her in the future!"
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Took Public Speaking lessons from Jennie B.
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"I initially reached out to Rod for Algebra 1 review because I felt that my daughter lacked a solid foundation in algebra. However, after a couple of sessions, we have decided to switch gears toward geometry with Rod’s recommendation. Throughout the geometry lessons, algebra practice was incorporated. I am happy that not only did Rod tailor his lessons to my daughter’s goals but also he gave her a lot of encouragement. My daughter found it extremely helpful that she got to explain and discuss with Rod, which made lessons interactive and real learning. Now going back to school, my daughter feels confident, thanks to Rod!"
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Took Algebra 1 lessons from Rod K.
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"Daniel is the perfect tutor for Math. We are using him for AP Calc and Honors Pre-Calc/AB. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a Math tutor!!!! He has a lot of experience."
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Took AP Calculus lessons from Daniel F.
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