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Greg D.

11 Reviews
Tracy, CA
Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 1982
  • B.A. Music (guitar performance) from San Jose State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Greg D.

11 Reviews
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About Greg

I started playing guitar in the 5th grade and in middle school began playing in rock groups. At the beginning of high school, I started teaching in some of the local music stores in the area. While wanting more from my playing, I started classical guitar lessons with an Andre Segovia student, Rani

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Robert
Greg was very thorough explaining the materials and helped me understand how the lessons build.
Juan D.
So far it's been a great experience with Greg. Looking forward to my next lesson.
richard
Worked with my next perfectly.

Trevor P.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Classical Guitar from Webster University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Trevor P.

48 Reviews
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Learn the theory behind the sounds you hear and how to better understand chords, scales, rhythms, keys, progressions, substitutions, harmonizations, part-writing, counterpoint, modulation and much more!

About Trevor

Learn to play music that you love. I offer customized lessons based on your interests and the things you most want to learn. Using proven techniques from years of performing, teaching, and research I help my students make consistent progress while having fun. ***Areas of study*** Performance

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Albert R.
Hands on made simple
Michael B.
I've been working with Trevor for just over a year. His teaching goes beyond just dry technique and theory to answer the question "why am I doing this?" When you work with Trevor, there is purpose behind everything you do. He starts with your big picture goals and breaks them down into actionable steps that you can take feeling like it's going somewhere. This makes for way more efficient and exciting practice sessions. If you don't know exactly where you want to go with your playing, Trevor will help you find that as well.
Nathan S.
Trevor is an amazing teacher! He works with you to make a plan to learn whatever interests you. I can bring in any kind of music or style of playing and he will help me learn all of the elements. He is happy to go as far into theory as you want or stay more high level. Also has been very helpful in transitioning from learning tunes to writing and recording my own songs. Highly recommend.

David S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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David S.

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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I am a bass player first, not a guitarist who also teaches bass. Students will learn technique, theory and groove from a teacher who understands that as bass players, we are in a unique position. Since bass is both a harmony and rhythm instrument we have the opportunity to develop into leaders in

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Lucas
David was very patient and thorough with the introductory lesson. He corrected some basic habits my son had and had him sounding better in 10 minutes.

He also had practical recommendations for daily practice.

I highly recommend David.
Chris H.
David went over basic music theory and rhythm with me, and corrected some technique issues. He explained things clearly and when we put some of it into practice in the final minutes I saw instant results. Absolutely excited to do my homework and for my next lesson.
Robert F.
As a beginning, self-taught bass player of four months, I wanted to find a teacher who could analyze and critique my playing. I scheduled five lessons with David over a time period of three months. David was instrumental in analyzing and critiquing bad techniques and habits I acquired. He very thoroughly emphasized proper fretting technique and finger positioning; exercises were given that helped me obtain full tonal quality and efficient fretboard navigation skills. We also reviewed basic theory, scale modes, rhythmic weight, pentatonics and arpeggios; seminal knowledge for the beginner.

A technical type player, David has excellent playing skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of theory and its practical application. He is a good listener and showed a genuine interest in helping me achieve my goals. I definitely can see an improvement in my playing skills....playing more confidently and efficiently.

Highly recommended.......

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Lucy L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Scholarship from CSULB
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Lucy L.

6 Reviews
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About Lucy

Violinist Lucy Lu is an active teacher, soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Ms. Lu's performances take her to several cities around the United States, China, and Europe to play in some of the greatest concert halls.  She served as Concertmaster of the Bellflower Symphony, Orchestra Collectiv

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Charlotte P.
My daughter feels very comfortable with Lucy and like her lessons.
Nalani G.
She is very nice and patient and wonderful to my granddaughter.
Keith L.
I improved my violin playing a lot since I took lessons with Lucy last month. I know learning to play violin is hard but with a good teacher you will improve a lot more faster than you expected.
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Tim B.

61 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Bachelors in Management and Human Resources Management from Portland State University
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Tim B.

61 Reviews
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I took a college harmony and theory course taught by Loren Hamar using Musicians Institute Harmony and theory coursework. I was asked the next year to teach a class. Theory and Technique, A weekend workshop taught by columnist for Acoustic Fingerstyle magazine John Standefer. He also was the winner of the 2002 National Fingerstyle Guitar Contest and open division winner of the 2004 International Home of the Legends Competition.world renowned Acoustic Finger Picker John Standefer. I have also taught Gibson's Best Selling Course, Learn and Master guitar and music theory to my students.

About Tim

I love to help anyone who has been told they're not able to play guitar, has quit out of frustration, or been told they're too old or too young to play. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson is customized to your learning style and different for everyone depending on what you want to learn. Most o

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Kara H.
Awesome first lesson. My daughter really liked it and she learned a lot. The instructor with very patient with her and took the time to make sure she understood what he was explaining.
Stacy Cooper
Tim is a great teacher
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Michelle T.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michelle T.

19 Reviews
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In my lessons, you will learn about key signatures, common practice period, SATB writing, proper voice leading, secondary function chords, modulation, etc.

About Michelle

My name is Michelle and I am a Soprano. I have been singing classically for eight years. I previously studied at East Los Angeles College, where I received my AA degree in Music, and at Azusa Pacific University, where I graduated with a BM in Classical Vocal Performance. I am currently pursuing a M

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Ken H.
Enjoyed my lessons with her.
Theodora
From the start, Michelle has been so helpful and easy to work with! She is super friendly and wants the best for you, and is quick to understand how to best work with you so that you get the most from your lessons. She has a beautiful voice and is excellent at communicating how to best adjust your own voice to sing better and stronger. She also is very flexible with schedule, which has been so helpful! Thank you for your help, Michelle!
Kelli B.
Michelle is the most amazing teacher! Very patient, thorough, challenging and understanding. I highly recommend her! She sees where your level is at and grows from there!!
Thank you Michelle!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Stockton, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Stockton is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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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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"Peter is an incredible instructor. His breadth of knowledge and understanding is unparalleled to that of anyone I have ever encountered. He is patient, and kind and genuine all around good guy. I enjoy working with him."
Reggie
Took Music Theory lessons from Peter V.
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"Music Theory made easy. Cole helped everything make sense"
Scott J.
Took Music Theory lessons from Cole P.
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"Incredibly patient, she makes the lesson very easy to grasp, I've had other teachers but I've most excelled when taking lessons and receiving tutoring from Michelle! My theory and voice has improved incredibly because of her :)"
Melissa
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Jimmy teach music not just guitar. He teaches common senses ways to make it easy to understand and retain. He is an excellent teacher"
James
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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"Makala is easy to work with. She makes music so easy to understand and she approaches lessons in funny and focused way that keeps them enjoyable while staying on-track. She also has an encyclopedic knowledge of music across a surprisingly extensive range of styles. Every time I see her I learn of a new artist that I love. Highly recommend Makala!"
Rebecca
Took Music Theory lessons from Makala W.
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"Loretta is an amazing teacher! She makes it a joy to study music theory and piano."
Amber
Took Music Theory lessons from Loretta M.
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"Ramona is a Great instructor, Very knowledgable in different aspects of music and instruments; also has a nice set up in her home. grateful for the experience and lessons."
Obsidian
Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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"Ahmad is an amazing teacher to say the least!! I've playing guitar for years with never a full grasp of harmony, and within a few short hours he caught me up on some of the most vital information I was missing. A true expert teacher.. Give him a chance... You won't be disappointed!!!"
Bill
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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