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Dr. Neil G.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $43
  • Speaks German, French, Dutch
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dr. Neil G.

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I tailor music lessons to the student's particular musical tastes, wishes and goals. I have over 25 years experience teaching all levels, and most styles including traditional classical training as well as pop and rock. Music is fun and I want lessons and learning music to be enjoyable for the student!

About Dr. Neil

*** Travel Equipment *** student should have piano or keyboard instrument. I can provide or obtain instruction materials as needed depending on student. *** Specialties *** all styles and levels of music including classical, pop, rock, very elementary jazz, fusion etc.

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Brandon B.
Neil is a great piano teacher. I took many years of lessons growing up and then stopped playing the piano for 10 years. I picked it up a year ago learning new pieces and hit a "wall" where I wasn't able to improve myself, so I wanted to find a teacher that could help. Neil has been great - proactively pointing out areas where I tense up or could use a different fingering, suggesting helpful sight reading pieces, and even helping me find a better keyboard for my own practice at home. He has a lot of experience and good advice.
I have the highest praise for Neil. I am an adult, and I studied for nine years as a child and started studying again about ten years ago and have studied with several teachers during that time. I work on some difficult pieces, and Neil can always explain to me how to play the passages I am having trouble with and make it seem easy. Also, he can demonstrate for me how something should be played because he is such an excellent pianist. I am so happy I found Neil, and highly recommend him.

Johan S.

12 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Wichita State University
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Johan S.

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• Teaching strictly POP/ROCK piano only.

• Specialized in ONLINE TEACHING using multi- camera view.

• help students play piano by using MUSIC THEORY and LISTENING rather than reading

• check out my short TUTORIAL VIDEOS

I have been involved in music since I was just a child. It started with learning piano, then guitar, ukulele, mandolin, harmonica, djembe and so many more.

I’ve continued to learn and perfect my craft by being apart of different types of bands from small to large with varying genres of music. I also formalized my music education with a bachelor of Art in Music.

So what song would you like to learn to play today?

About Johan

Johan here and I love music! Nice to meet you fellow music lover. I have been involved in music since I was just a child. It started with learning piano, then guitar, ukulele, mandolin, harmonica, djembe and so many more. I’ve continued to learn and perfect my craft by being apart of differ

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Sue K.
Johan was great. Very helpful in prepping for the session and we look forward to working with him in the future!
Suzie P.
This was only my first less with Johan -- it was such fun, I felt so encouraged and can't wait for my next. He's just terrific! Very kind and clear and again - the key word - encouraging! A great teacher!
Johan is great with kids! My son is a very active child, and he was able to make the lesson fun and engaging. More than that, I enjoyed seeing Johan be creative, listen to the child, and make music fun, more than being it a lesson (per say). I highly recommend Johan!

Lynn S.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Best Comedic Actress Nomination from 2016 Sunscreen Film Festival West
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Lynn S.

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Students can expect a great time learning the basics of how to make music on the piano. We'll start with basic music theory, how to make sense of the piano keys and music notation and exercises for finger dexterity like scales and arpeggios. I am totally into integrating songs and styles of music that you enjoy listening to and would like to learn how to play. I'm well versed in classical piano, jazz, pop, rock and blues. Tell me what you want to learn to play and I'll show you how to play it!

About Lynn

I have been studying voice and piano and performing on stage in various capacities since I was a small child, acting professionally on stage, in films and TV for most of my adult life. I've been blessed to study with countless music luminaries in varying genres, from jazz and classical to rock n'

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Lynn is a fantastic teacher! She effortlessly bridges genres and styles. She is personable, dedicated and inspiring. We are incredibly fortunate to have found her.
Lynn is stellar. Her background and training are substantial and impressive. She is prompt, courteous, calm and absolutely wonderful with our daughter (Age 9) who has challenges focusing and staying on task. Lynn is kind, but navigates the lessons confidently, fluidly and with a focused energy. She works with our daughter's playfulness, incorporates humor and positive, encouraging energy into every lesson. Our daughter has shown signs of great improvement with Lynn. Lynn assigns tasks and practicing points each week for our daughter to work on which are balanced and also bring in a component of improvisation, which is SO helpful for kids who have challenges with focusing. Lynn is awesome, highly recommend!
Lynn is amazing!! Not only do my children love her as a person (they literally wait at the window on Wednesday nights) but she knows how to keep them engaged and interested in learning throughout their lessons. My son has learned to play actual songs in less than 10 lessons. Can't recommend her enough!

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John B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian, German, French
  • Bachelors degree in Piano Performance from University of the Pacific
  • Awarded Koldofsky Graduate Scholarship in Accompanying from University of Sourpthern California
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John B.

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Online Piano Teacher

30 years experience teaching at all levels
Classical Training with a BM, MM and DMA degree
Continuing Lecturer in Collaborative Arts
University of California Santa Barabara since 2005

About John

I have been a piano teacher and vocal coach since 1985. I have a Doctorate in Collaborative Arts from the University of Southern California (1992) I teach Collaborative Arts at the University of California Santa Barbara (since 2005) I have been on the musical staffs of Opera Santa Barbara,

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Jose G.
Meeting John was great, very friendly and professional and to the point, which is my cap of tea and he suggested to get a weighted keys piano to strengthen my fingers, I’m looking into one
Thanks John I will recommend you as a teacher
Jose G Garcia
John is a fantastic instructor. He has a love for educating others on musical expression and he is a wellspring of musical knowledge. He provides a depth to the piano that I wouldn't have noticed if I taught myself how to play.

John emphasized how to shape musical phrases to make music as opposed to a collection of notes. He had a good ear for honing in on my weaknesses such as how some notes that I played stuck out or the movement of my arms. Most importantly, he taught me how to approach practicing the piano in an effective way. I learned how to listen to myself and how give each note, phrase, and piece the attention and musicality it needed to sound beautifully.

For an adult learner as myself, he was accommodating with how busy I was. He adjusted to my needs and work schedule and taught at a reasonable pace. However, he also never veered from his expectations and praised what I was doing right and provided methods to fix what I was doing wrong.

Although there were times when John expressed his passion for music by delving into tangents on the broader historical significance of pieces, his mini-lectures were never irrelevant nor inappropriate. For example, he commented on how in waltzes, the rhythm on the left hand would need to emulate how a Romantic era string section would play it. For anyone who is serious about how or why pieces of music are meant to be played in a certain way, John is great about contextualizing pieces to make them sound great.

Most importantly, he made practicing piano something that was both enjoyable and challenging, which is difficult to find in a teacher. I owe a great deal of my musicianship to John and he met my expectations of learning the piano. Thank you!
John is really great. He takes the time to understand what your goals are and teaches according to your needs. He is patient and provides constructive comments.

Timothy S.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelor of Sacred Music from Foundations Bible College
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Timothy S.

34 Reviews
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Online Piano Teacher

A comprehensive education in piano and general music, accommodating the specific needs of each individual student.

About Timothy

Timothy Stabler is a lifelong musician and dedicated teacher who is passionate about sharing his love of music with others. He began his piano studies at age 8. Beginning in high school, he received lessons from a master teacher, who inspired Timothy not only with his ability to convey the technica

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Tim's great. Super patient and encouraging. Going back for more.
Moriah O.
Tim is so patient and smart! Helped me very much!
Tim is a great teacher and patient with my daughter. She really enjoys her lessons with Tim and they have a good rapport during class.

Hillary C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Choral Award from Washington and Lee Music Department
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Hillary C.

4 Reviews
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Online Piano Teacher

Pedagogy based on Faber Piano Adventures series, theory and history as well as technique

About Hillary

Hillary C. is currently serving as executive director for American Baroque Opera Company in addition to teaching voice and piano. Students under Hillary's tutelage can expect to gain an appreciation for classic works, learn basic music theory and ear training, and understand proper keyboard or

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Anna L.
Kind, experienced and knowledgeable. Wonderful experience.
Abby A.
Lydia P.
Hillary is such a positive person and was so patient with my first time singer.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Sun Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Sun Valley is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $167 per hour.
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"Daniel is such a great piano teacher. He has a wonderful approach to his teaching style. I'm glad I found him after searching for a teacher that I like."
Took Piano lessons from Daniel K.
"I have been taking piano lessons from Jordan for about 2 months and I can honestly say he is an amazing teacher. Playing the piano has been on my "bucket" list for most of my life and recently decided that at age 60 I better get started! Jordan is very knowledgeable but most of all he is patient and makes me feel like I am successful each week. I would recommend Jordan for any age on any instrument."
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"Excellent teacher! TJ is very smart but shy...but he was comfortable with Ms. Harvey."
Took Piano lessons from Renee H.
"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!!!"
Yoella & Malkiya
Took Piano lessons from Yakov D.
"Each lesson with Kelvin is fun and upbeat.

Although many miles apart, Kelvin has fostered a productive, professional relationship with both me and my 8 year old daughter. His ability to connect with her via Skype is a testament to his experience and good-nature. Kelvin praises her smallest achievements at every lesson and encourages her to excel. He teaches her to think beyond the notes on the page and takes every opportunity to make learning an instrument relevant to the real world. Each lesson is fun and upbeat. He is committed to her success and we are very lucky to have such a dedicated teacher."
Took Piano lessons from Kelvin L.
"He is a patient teacher with a sense of humor and listens to his students. He is professional yet fun and gives everyone a chance to shine!"
Gigi Hudson
Took Piano lessons from Dr. Jordan C.
"Randy is super helpful and experienced. I enjoy lessons and practicing. He was able to assess my lifestyle and give me some real tips/insights on effective practice. He also encouraged the skills I already built to this point. Probably the first teacher I’ve had who didn’t tell me “forget everything you know” because my real education is about to begin. He’s real, he’s practical, and he’s a genuinely good guy. And his years of experience give him this ability to be very direct and efficient with his feedback. It’s a relief to have that especially after studying music for so long. He doesn’t waste your time.

Lastly, I really do enjoy practice. It’s a new feeling lol. I came from a teacher that just tore me down a lot and didn’t build me up much. My confidence was kind of low after that. I didn’t want to practice or perform. Randy helped get me back on the horse. I feel like I have reignited what I live about performance. This was priceless."
Took Piano lessons from Randy L.
"Grady was wonderful with our 6 year old son! Very patient and skilled at teaching notes. Kept our son engaged! Gave good recommendations for piano books to use."
Took Piano lessons from Grady T.
"Very helpful and nice"
Took Piano lessons from Michelle J.
"Fang is a great teacher."
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