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Jeff S.

41 Reviews
Pasadena, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Associate Arts Degree and Bachelor's Degree in music from AA from Pasadena City College, BA from Cal State Los Angeles
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jeff S.

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I specialize in chord theory, i.e how chords are built from simple power chords to 7th, 9th, 11th , 13th major, minor , diminished and augmented chords and how you can recognize chord progressions and be able to tell from those chord progressions exactly which scale/mode to play with any chord progression. I will also teach you the characteristics of what each individual note from any scale is used for.

About Jeff

Hi, my name is Jeff. I received my Bachelors' in Music from Cal State Los Angeles and have taught music for over 30 years. I've played with the Drifters, Tower of Power, Brenda White, and Bobby Bradford. I have lead bands that have included alumni from the likes of Stevie Wonder, Jerry Lee Lewis, C

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Pat M.
I have been seeing Jeff for about 3 years. I was an old folkie - with no time to practice - for about 50 years, but finally my wife bought me some lessons when I retired. Hit it off with Jeff immediately. He really knows the music I want - which in my case is classic rock - but he can do pretty much anything you need. Still give him 5 stars!
Richard R.
I immediately felt at ease with Jeff and it did not take him long to figure me out and point me in the right direction. Looking forward to many more lessons with him. I wish I lived here so it could be on a more regular basis. But happy with what I CAN get. Thanks Jeff!
James A.
My Aunty is turning 80 this weekend and I decided to learn how to play Happy Birthday on the ukulele as a surprise for her. Jeff not only helped me accomplish my goal but also got me started on other songs as well. His patience and enthusiastic personality made the lessons not ony productive but personable as well!!! 2 thumbs up to an awesome instructor!!!!!

Lynn S.

3 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Best Comedic Actress Nomination from 2016 Sunscreen Film Festival West
  • Teaching since 2012
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Lynn S.

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We will do vocal exercises to warm up, extend your range, and improve the quality of your tone. I use a variety of techniques that are applicable to the styles of pop, rock, opera, musical theater and jazz - pretty much every genre! I will work with with you on material that you are inspired to sing, both the technical and creative aspects. In addition, I can help you prepare for auditions, build your repertoire or get your material ready for an important gig!

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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Philip
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.
Chris
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!
Jessica
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!

Amy K.

1 Review
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Amy K.

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I began taking piano lessons when I was four years old. I can guide a student through different key signatures (scales and chords for each key signature), as well as fingerings, time signatures and a basic understanding of reading music.

About Amy

I’m a professional singer-songwriter, performing and recording artist. I signed my first publishing deal in Los Angeles in 2004 and spent three years studying music at the Biola Conservatory of Music. I left school to jump on my first tour, opening for Kate Voegele and the Veronicas. I toured the U

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Steven D.
I really enjoyed my first lesson with Amy, looking forward to more!

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Jasyn B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Trombone Performance from University of The Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
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Jasyn B.

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Let's have fun learning the art of music through the Trombone! You can insure a low pressure, high quality learning environment when studying with me. My biggest priority is that you're enjoying every moment on the instrument, and constantly feeling the drive to learn more!

About Jasyn

As a professional freelance performer, bandleader, composer, and teacher you will learn quickly that I have made certain to be active in as many facets of the music community as possible. Currently attending The University of the Arts completing my degree in performance, and music education, you ca

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Mikaela H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
  • Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Indiana University; Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaching since 2011
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Mikaela H.

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In your Ear Training lessons we will explore an aural understanding of music. You will learn to identify intervals, the qualities of chords and scales, as well as to perform sight singing exercises. You will also learn to dictate music from sound onto the written page and to perform and dictate rhythms.

About Mikaela

Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music, Jacobs Scholar Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance - 2007-2011 I work with each student to create a personalized experience that will best suit their individual goals and needs. My teaching focuses on providing each student with a solid foundation

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Jean N.
My daughter has been taking lessons with Mikaela for 3 years and has been thriving! Mikaela is kind and friendly while holding her students to high standards. They all clearly enjoy themselves and it is rewarding to see them all progress from one recital to the next. She comes to the house to give lessons but now teaches through zoom due to the pandemic. Highly recommended!!!
Margot B.
Our daughter had her first lesson yesterday and loved it and Mikaela. She said it was the best day ever and can't wait for her next lesson next week! Mikaela obviously has experience teaching children and make our daughter feel at ease and comfortable. Most of the first lesson seemed to be focused on proper instrument and handling, which makes sense. It can take years to undo poor posture and position if not begun correctly. Mikaela explained what she was doing and why, and made sure our daughter understood everything as she went along. Thank you for a first great experience!
Daniel S.
Mikaela is not only an excellent musician but an outstanding music teacher, a rare combination. I have been taking violin lessons from her for quite some time now, and I am amazed at how much of a difference she has made in my efforts to pick up the instrument as a total beginner.

She has great observational abilities to immediately notice errors in form or movement, all the while maintaining calm and complete patience. She also has gift for suggesting corrections with analogy and imagery that has been very helpful in my experience.

I would highly recommend her.
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Michael L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2009
  • Bachelor of Music: Vocal Performance from The University of Akron School of Music
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Michael L.

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Do you want to find YOUR voice? The process of discovering your own voice can be enriching, fun, and even therapeutic! Whether you are working towards an audition, expanding your skills for your career, or wanting to learn how to use your voice in exciting ways, voice lessons can help you reach your goals. I have been teaching voice lessons to people of all levels for 10+ years, and I take pride in being able to help you discover your vocal capabilities in the healthiest and most enjoyable way possible. My technique starts by providing students with a solid, healthy foundation to vocal production, whether for singing, acting, or other kinds of public speaking. After the basics, we work together to find the learning path that is right for you, arming you with tools and resources to continue to develop for the rest of your life. Everyone has a voice, sometimes it just takes a little work to find it. So, let's hear yours!

About Michael

I am a professional singer, actor, and teacher who has been performing, directing, and coaching professionally for 10+ years. Holding a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from The University of Akron, I take pride in the varied performing, teaching, and directing opportunities I have held thus

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JP
Michael has gone above and beyond helping me to find my voice! It's incredible to hear how far I've come from some of my earlier recordings to now. Unbelievable!

He can do lessons online or in-person, but I highly recommend doing in-person lessons to be able to hear the more intricate sounds of your own voice and to learn from listening to his.

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"Farrokh is an awesome guitar teacher! He is very knowledgable on guitar and music and he is able to explain things in a way for a complete beginner to grasp, I learned a ton about guitar and music from him. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to learn about guitar or music theory!"
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"Jonathan was great! He captured my son's attention and taught him the critically important basics.
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Took Music Theory lessons from Jonathan H.
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"My son has been taking lessons from Remi for more than a year now. Remi is consistently challenging him to improve while encouraging him to love music. Remi is a wonderful instructor with both an eye and ear for detail. He can spot the way you are holding a guitar poorly and hear when you're not putting enough pressure on the strings. If you prefer using a pick, Remi has a better way to use that also, but he honestly makes a pick look more like a crutch that should be avoided when possible - this is good in my opinion. He is definitely blessed with the talents of music as well as teaching. One of our most favorite parts of each lesson is when Remi says, "Ok, now it's time to play whatever you want." - this is toward then end of the lesson, of course, just to have a little more fun after the formal part of the lesson is complete. Remi is also very patient and kind, and he loves to have fun with the music. Personally, I think a good "catch phrase" for him is as follows: "Your Remedy is Mr. Remi." I highly recommend him."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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Took Piano lessons from Chaz Ronald B.
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"Mike really enjoyed his first lesson. Looking forward to watching him progress."
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Took Guitar lessons from Thomas V.
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"Ardalan is a great teacher and really works well with kids."
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Took Violin lessons from Ardalan G.
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"Very flexible with our schedule she has been very helpful. Our daughter loves her singing lessons, and feels much more confident about her singing."
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Took Singing lessons from Molly M.
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"Akos really knows his stuff! I wanted to audition for a jazz program and he worked really hard with me, and I got into the program!"
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Akos F.
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