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Cherilyn B.

Woodland Hills, CA
Starting at $134
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Best Musical Actress of the Year, Dallas from Dallas Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cherilyn B.

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Cherilyn has had 40+ years experience as a working actor-singer, performing leading and supporting roles Off-Broadway, in regional and local theatre, on national and international tours, TV, concerts, commercials, cabaret and voice-overs as well as internationally with the USO. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA. She has appeared with Hollywood and Broadway celebrities Joel Grey, Alexis Smith, Ron Perlman, Kelly Bishop, Randy Graff, John LaMotta, Janna Robbins, J.P. Dougherty, Merlin Olsen and Victoria Principal.

For four years, Cherilyn was a popular radio talk show producer and host, featuring an arts and entertainment show weekly. She is an experienced speechwriter, acting-speaking coach.

Cherilyn developed/produced the Backstage-rated BEST in NYC summer musical theatre program at Circle in the Square Theatre where she assembled a stellar advisory board of Broadway icons: musical director Peter Howard; Theatre Wing President Sean Hartley; composer-lyricist Stephen ...

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WHY I'M DIFFERENT AND HOW MY STUDIO WORKS Welcome to my voice studio. I’m delighted to get to know you and look forward to connecting soon. After having performed leading roles off-Broadway in NYC, in national and international tours, regional and local theatre since 1970, I've recently retu

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Glenn S.

33 Reviews
Long Beach, CA
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's Degree; music composition from UCSB
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Glenn S.

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I teach 5 string banjo, and have students learning contemporary songs as well as traditional styles. Soloing and right hand techniques, scales and a variety of styles covered.

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching method

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TERESA S.
Very knowledgeable. He's a good teacher with great people skills.
Vanessa T.
Glenn is the best!
Jeffrey
Glenn is a great instructor. He is so patient and has a no-pressure style of learning that makes it fun. Highly recommend him......
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Keith J.

18 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • Awarded Grammy Nomination from National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Keith J.

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Having more than 10 years of experience in music production, I can show you how to use Pro Tools LE/HD from real life experiences. I can show you how to be clean, efficient, and the fastest engineer you know. People will call you when they need a reliable engineer. I can teach you the shortcuts, how to set up the perfect template for all vocal situations, and how to build a session from the beginning up to a completed song. Let me know you goals so that we can achieve them together. If you are ready lets start!!

About Keith

Hi my name is Keith. I am a 4x Grammy nominated platinum selling music producer and professional touring musician. I have more than 25 years of experience playing the piano, synthesizers, and work stations under my belt. I am formally trained in Classical and Jazz piano techniques and application.

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Aberham
Our first lesson was WONDERFUL. Keith was so patient with my son (6) and explained things in a way he understood. Plus, he was really engaging and made it easy to connect over video. We finished the lesson 15 minutes ago and my son hasn’t left the piano yet!
Obi
Great first lesson! My son enjoyed it. Thank you.
Malcolm
Great first lesson - excited to learn more.

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Kenton M.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kenton M.

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I have been teaching for over fifteen years. We will learn standards as well as your requests.You can choose to learn by ear, notation, tab, or some combination of these. Josh Graves, Jerry Douglass, and beyond. You can learn it all.

About Kenton

I have been teaching for over fifteen years. I play various styles including jazz, rock, blues, classical, country, and bluegrass. Instruments I teach include guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. I also teach the Q Chord. I have performed in many different bands including rock, top forty

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Joyce B.
I'm very happy with the communication and technics I have from Kenton. He makes me feel supported in my progress.
Joseph J.
very good dulcimer instructor, especially for a beginner
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Carey M.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Master of Music in Flute Performance from Longy School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carey M.

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I have taught flute privately for over 8 years. I believe that lessons should be fun and informative. I also believe in hard work and collaboration. I expect students to be prepared for each lesson with all necessary materials and eager to learn new material each week. As I mentioned earlier, I believe lessons should be collaborative meaning that the student and I will decide together what materials are best suited for their goals and needs.

About Carey

I have a Master of Music in Flute Performance Degree with Distinction from the Longy School of Music in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2008 and a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance, Magna Cum Laude, from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia in 2005. I have studied flute under Christina

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Debbie
I have been taking lessons with Carey for the past 1.5 years. She is a stellar teacher and flutist!. Carey is very professional in her method of teaching and started by gaining an understanding of my objectives and expectations. I'm a retiree and even though I played the flute in my early teens, it had been 50 years when I picked it up again. Needless to say, it was like starting over from scratch. But with Carey's help, guidance, and instruction, I've been able to evolve into a "decent" junior level flutist. Thank you Carey!!
Debbie
Carey is excellent. She is a very accomplished flutist with great teaching and people skills. Carey is extremely skillful in figuring out areas of improvement through careful listening and probing of questions. Her suggested applications of adjustments are spot on!
Deborah
Carey is an excellent teacher. She shapes each lesson to my needs and challenges and gives me great exercises and tips that have improved my performance.

Elena Z.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
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Elena Z.

2 Reviews
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Have an easy way of learning how to play piano!

About Elena

I am a professional singer/vocal teacher, with 20+ years of working experience. I have a Bachelor Degree in Music and Arts from Mussorgsky School of Music, St. Petersburg, Russia. I had 3 years of private lessons with "Coach to the Stars", Don Lawrence (Christina Aguilera, Alicia Keys, Bono, Bill

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Isabella C.
Very knowledgeable and my daughter saw improvement with just 5 lessons. We plan to continue with her on a biweekly basis
Kristina
Elena is an amazing teacher - knowledgeable, knows how to bring the best out in her students, her lessons have been very effective and to the point. The progress my daughter made in singing is unbelievable - from "we don't think she can" to " wow!! She can sing!" - her teaching technique is very effective. Professional and a pleasure to deal with. Thank you, Elena! You are the best!

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"Melissa was very helpful. We learned a lot from her. She was a really good teacher."
Rasheta
Took Arrangement and Composition lessons from Melissa G.
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"Learning piano with Josh has been an amazing experience!

I learned rigorous classical piano playing for 10 years growing up, but I was never able to find fun in it that I end up giving it up in high school. Beginning of this year, I decided to give it another try, and wanted to learn popular music and music theory as a change.

It was very fortunate that I found Josh. He is a very talented musician as well as a great teacher - a unique rare combo. He always tailors his teaching to my level and learning speed, teaches in a very interactive way with lots of examples, balances the pace of each lesson nicely between reviewing past material and stretch the learning horizon with new materials, and his love and passion in music come through and it is infectious. He also is very humble and curious and constantly seek feedback and new ideas to improve his teaching.

Now instead of dragging my feet to piano lessons, I actually practice daily at home and look forward to each weekend piano lesson with Josh. I'm so glad I found him as my teacher and would highly recommend anyone who'd like to learn music and have a ton of fun in the process!"
Luyao
Took Piano lessons from Joshua F.
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"David has been so great guiding my 11 year old through his first lessons on the trombone."
Mason
Took Trombone lessons from David R.
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"Anna is amazing! For the past two years, she has provided individual cello instruction to our 10th grader. She is patient, kind, and easily able to share her knowledge and skills with her students. Under her guidance he has improved his technique and gained valuable experience at his recitals. She has also helped him prepare pieces for his auditions at CCA and SDYS. Highly recommend!"
Mel Elizabeth
Took Cello lessons from Anna C.
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"Great first lesson! I’m super happy with how much I got out of my very first lesson. Looking forward to future lessons."
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Took Singing lessons from Dan H.
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"Molly is extremely patience. I never feel stressed during the lessons even after returning to the piano after not taking lessons since she was in junior high. Molly is very flexible with scheduling and understanding of personal matter! Great teacher would not want to work with anyone else!"
Deb
Took Piano lessons from Molly M.
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"Raycurt is not only knowledgeable, he is extremely skilled. He is thorough and maximizes time by providing superb instruction. My son looks forward to attending his classes; and I am a parent who is beyond pleased with Raycurt’s level of expertise."
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Took Violin lessons from Raycurt J.
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"Stacey is a talented teacher

Stacey is a very talented teacher with a great knowledge of repertoire, languages and musicality. She is a fine teacher for any student who is serious about improving their vocal technique and musical skills. Stacey also understands the world of singing at the college level and beyond. She is prepared to help a student succeed and successfully prepare themselves for the demands of college auditions or a professional career."
Jordan
Took Opera Voice lessons from Stacey S.
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"I really enjoyed Kristina's teaching style. She's relaxed and made me feel comfortable. I was nervous to take my first lessons but she broke down the basics for me and I feel much more aware of my voice and my abilities. I can definitely hear and feel a difference when I sing. I highly recommend!"
Ana
Took Singing lessons from Kristina M.
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"I started taking Italian lessons from Mya a year ago, and after finding out she's also a music teacher I decided to give it a try, Best decision ever! Not only Mya is the best Italian teacher I've had (she's very detailed oriented and helps me tremendously with my pronunciation) but she's also an experienced and skilled music teacher. After only a few classes, I was able to play decent music with my violin!"
Lia
Took Music Theory lessons from Mya B.
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