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Ross H.

17 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year from Scottish Jazz Federation
  • Teaching since 2011
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Ross H.

17 Reviews
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My teaching style is very flexible & hands on. My goal is to make beautiful music and I do this by taking technical exercises and giving them musical meaning. This means I focus on the ideas of time, vocabulary & dynamic playings, but within this still teaching essential technical exercises in order to create a well-rounded musician.

After each lesson I will email detailed notes, as well as any supplemental documents and/or music.

About Ross

Using my experience I am able to cater my lessons to students of all abilities, be it brand new or a seasoned player. I shape my curriculum to fit the needs of each and every student I meet & my end goal is always with the goal of maximizing their creativity potential to its fullest.

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Macaidyn G.
Fun and learned something - good lesson
Colin Third
Ross is a BOSS teacher. I've been taking online lessons with him for a few months now & couldn't recommend more!
Terra
Ross is an awesome teacher. Patient, fun to interact with, knowledgeable. I had a great lesson and am looking forward to learning more from him! Definitely recommend!

Nasim M.

2 Reviews
Woodland Hills, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Farsi/Persian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Awards from Music Festivals and Competitions
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Nasim M.

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I've been teaching piano and voice for more than 13 years now and I love to combine my energy and passion for music with the enthusiasm and positive energy that different students with different personalities and musical ideas bring to the lessons. This always makes lessons the most enjoyable and useful for both children and adults. I started playing the piano when I was only 4 years old and have performed many recitals and group concerts in different countries around the world.

About Nasim

I have been playing the piano since age 4 and have a great passion for performance as well as teaching. I prepare my students for performances and competitions at different levels. I teach all different genres of piano music, from classical to pop and jazz. I also teach classical singing method,

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Matt Rubenstein
I always looked forward to my lessons. She is very nice, kind and professional. It's hard to find people like her these days. She knows her stuff and is able to teach well. She is the best pianist and piano teacher I know of, and I know many
Sandor S.
Basin was on time, very knowledgeable about music, and helped me improve from the first lesson.

Fernando P.

6 Reviews
La Habra, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from California State University Fullerton
  • Awarded Outstanding Arts Educator from Orange County Department of Education
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Fernando P.

6 Reviews
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Rehearsal strategies, conducting technique, score study, and more.

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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Linda
We contacted him and he was making a suggestion to have my son go to his house and when I told him I didn’t like that suggestion as I specifically noted I needed at home tutoring he abruptly cancelled and said we weren’t a good fit.
Jonathan
Fist lesson went really good. I’m confident I’ll learn a lot from Fernando.
Evan, Brian, and Esperanza A.
Fernando, is a very good piano instructor, he has the patience that students need.

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Lauren G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lauren G.

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About Lauren

-Teach beginners to advance -Ages 6 and up -I travel to you About Lauren: My name is Lauren G and I am a dynamic, private vocal instructor and performance coach with eight years of formal voice studies and over seven years of voice teaching experience. I majored in vocal performance at Middle

Tosin B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, Yoruba, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
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Tosin B.

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Love Kenny G/ Coltrane sound? relish the FREEDOM for self-expression in SMOOTH JAZZ? love unscripted playing (cut out music sheets dependence)? wanna have FUN learning & Improvising? need a more PATIENT teacher? Wishing to start JAMMING from day 1-3? Hire me.
My goal is to help you express YOURSELF through playing while soothing your listeners... with CONFIDENCE.

I take pride in distilling relevant music concepts and tailoring our sessions towards what you need. I'll FILTER OUT the boring theories & lack of focus that comes with learning from stereotyped "book" musicians where you could get stuck.

I have worked with 2 students (over the 3 months) who now play well in their school & church music bands. I am now teaching a 56 year old beginner as well. I enjoy seeing such remarkable difference soon after our class & have the special TEACHING ABILITY vital for you to learn well and fast.

FOCUS- learning the right things, the right way- Embouchure, finger placement, ...

About Tosin

Tosin here. Wanna play sax well like Kenny G, Dave Koz or Charlie Parker, Let me teach you. I am a versatile, well travelled, actively performing sax instructor & well-rounded musician ( playing 6 instruments professionally). I have performed with various music bands in the US and abroad. Yes, expe

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Morayo
Patient Teacher! You will definitely learn great things on your first day. This actually wants to see you get better, and is not just about getting his check! I recommend him to anyone, any day!

Catherine Y.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Español, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Catherine Y.

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Experienced musician with 3 years of teaching experience to a wide range of ages. I am encouraging with a focus on emotional release through music. I don't want to force someone to care about piano. I want to teach them how it can be used as a form of self expression, and how to make that beautiful. However, I am firm about the importance of practice.

About Catherine

Hello! I'm Catherine, I live in LA and I have played piano since I was 5. I hated it for about the first 10 years, but as I got older I found more peace within myself and the music became a chance to express myself. Branching outside of classical into modern and jazz styles helped me grow myself as

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"Joe was a great teacher. I had a bit of beginner knowledge and was looking to take my playing to the next level. Joe was great at creating a practice routine that had the perfect blend of learning and fun. My playing has gotten noticeably better and I'm well on the way to reaching my goals. 5/5 would recommend."
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"I am brand new to singing and Joseph taught me the fundamentals of breathing. I felt that he was supportive and informative. Great teacher!"
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Took Singing lessons from Joseph E.
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"Chris is easy to talk to and does a great job explaining techniques and practical approaches to playing. Looking forward to many more lessons."
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Took Cello lessons from Christopher B.
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"Karen is a fantastic teacher with lots of experience!"
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Took Violin lessons from Karen L.
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"Being a beginner, I found Aldrin to be very patient and explained and illustrated things in a very clear and easy way. I am looking forward to the next lesson!"
Kristine
Took Guitar lessons from Aldrin E.
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"Very passionate about his craft. Explains everything in practical application."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Vincent C.
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"Jakob it's a very knowledgeable and patient instructor. It was very easy to talk to him and let him know what I was wanting to learn. He was able to incorporate music theory and technique in a very easy and simple way to understand and work on. Of the different instructors that I've had lessons from, Jakob was my favorite and the one that I gained the most knowledge from. I would definitely recommend him to others. You won't be disappointed!"
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