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Bennett L.

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Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors of Music in Music Education from University of the Pacific
  • Teaching since 2013
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Bennett L.

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I have been a music theory tutor for 4 years. In my undergraduate career, I tutored all levels of music theory to music students of the conservatory.

About Bennett

Hailed by Stockton’s own ‘Stockton Record’, “Lopez impressed the judges during the Conservatory of Music’s annual concerto competition, earning the opportunity to accentuate [his] abilities as soloist with the University Symphony Orchestra…” As a freelancer, he has performed with groups across C

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Patrick
Classes are well organized and flexible to suit my needs as new music is given out in band or a new solo is needed for some audition. I enjoy his teaching style very much and have learned so much about technical and musical aspects of playing the oboe!
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Keith J.

18 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Keith J.

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I have been professionally taught the structure of music. If you allow me to teach you, you will be able to understand any and all types of music. You will understand scales, chords, intervals, and most of all reach your goals. I will make sure you are confident in music. Let's start today!!

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 20 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.

Seth D.

28 Reviews
Newhall, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors of Music Composition from Lamont School Of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Seth D.

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I have been teaching over sixteen years.

I tailor each individual lesson to that persons goals, needs, wants, and styles.

My goal is to learn music the fun way. Along the way we'll learn theory, chords, scales, ear training, composition, reading music, tempo etc

About Seth

Seth is available for one on one lessons on Saxophone, Clarinet, Piano, Guitar, Vocals and Music Theory. Available to all styles, ages and levels in your home or mine in Los Angeles, CA. Lessons are tailored to the individual styles and goals. Seth has been teaching for over sixteen years primar

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Danielle T.
Great match for my daughter. Seth is very knowledgeable, professional, and friendly. He makes you feel comfortable in his home and he shares freely his wealth of knowledge. A pleasant experience.
Kyler L.
Getting connected to the internet was a pain but once that was done the lesson one very well looking forward to more
Bob G.
First lesson. Lots to learn!

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Stephanie Q.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship winner from Eastman School of Music
  • BA from Eastman School of Music
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Stephanie Q.

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Being a composer, and arranger, I have taught theory to students of a wide range of age and ability level. If you're interested in writing songs, I have a wonderful method and approach to help you!

About Stephanie

I am a career musician, and conservatory trained violin, piano and vocal instructor with over 40 years teaching experience, and a resume spanning many pages. I also am a well endorsed composer and public speaker. Furthermore, I LOVE teaching! I am a competition judge, member of National Music T

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Shannon
I am an adult beginner violinist. When I first met Stephanie, I had barely touched a violin, but I was determined to learn how to play it. With her help and patience, I am progressing through the Suzuki method as well as doing ear training and music theory. Stephanie is an excellent musician as well as instructor! Her method of teaching keeps the students engaged, encouraged and excited about learning music from all sides of it.
Naomi G.
I strongly recommend Ms. Quinn. She is amazing. I love a teacher who is passionate about what she does and Ms. Quinn has motivated me to love the violin and work harder to improve. She is slightly strict but very patience and kind, always pushing you to work hard and do your best. I learned to play violin a few years ago as a beginner and stopped playing for a few years. I was nervous to begin online violin lessons considering that I learn better face to face. However, Ms. Quinn has done an amazing job at teaching me, I have been taking lessons with her for a year now and have learned so much I didn’t know before which has also grown my love for violin.
Hui F.
Stephanie helped my younger one prepare for competition. She was highly skillful, supportive yet strict. Initially, my girl was a bit nervous to work with Stephanie because of her high reputation. Stephanie was very kind and fun, using metaphors to help my 10-year old understand the music. She not only helped my child overcome barriers to master the music piece but also shared much practical advice for competition. We did not expect this but my 10-year old won the first prize and was invited to perform in Carnegie Hall New York. Highly recommend Stephanie!!!

Heather R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2005
  • M.F.A.-Musical Performance (Collaborative Piano) from Notre Dame de Namur University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Heather R.

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Students will have their current knowledge of music theory reinforced while also learning more advanced theory as they progress.

About Heather

As a piano and voice instructor, I have taught individual lessons for the past 13 years to students from 5 to 85, beginners to advanced students. I hold Master of Fine Arts degrees in both Collaborative Piano Performance and Vocal Performance from Notre Dame de Namur University. In addition to my p

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MIchael
I really enjoyed my first lesson. Heather was flexible and understanding. She even played something for me. Looking forward to the next lesson!
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Aashray H.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music & Technology from Stevens Institute of Technology
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Aashray H.

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If you are someone who wants to understand the theory behind some of your favorite songs and learn how to write those infectious melodies and harmonies yourself, look no further. I am a pianist and performer of 15 years, and have been teaching Music & Technology students for 4 years now, so I have a direct relationship with music theory and their applications in composition, orchestration, and production. My lessons will be tailored to your goals as a musician and will be comprehensive, and not just focused on music theory. I can help you write, record, mix, and master a song, understanding the intricacies of each step in the process. In addition, by understanding the overall impact of music in culture and society, you will be able to take your art form to the next level, writing great music that will make you proud and impress the world.

About Aashray

I am a professional pianist/keyboardist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology with a Bachelors of Arts in Music & Technology and am pursuing my MFA as a Performer-Composer at CalArts in Valencia, CA. With my diverse background in both the technical

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Cesaer B.
Great first class! Very patient with my son.
Manas
I've been a self-taught keyboard player for about 1-1.5 years and was able to play few of my favorite songs decently well. So naturally after I signed up for his class I was curious about how this will be able to take my abilities to the next level, especially in COVID times as I originally signed up for in-person class!

4-5 months in, I can confidently say that I'm loving him as my keyboard instructor! He personally encouraged me to practice using the music that I love, while blending it with his teaching to exactly point out on how one needs to approach these things. He's been really flexible in terms of scheduling during this time and that has also allowed me to come to class when I'm at 100%.

I don't know if my keyboard abilities are next level compared to when I started (it has improved), but I'm certainly enjoying this process!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Sylmar, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Sylmar is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"I started taking guitar lessons for the first time 10 months ago and am thankful I found such a great teacher in Ahmad. His positive attitude and love of music helps me stay engaged and lessons are productive and fun.

One of the great things about Ahmad is he listens to you and adjusts lesson content based on the feedback you provide. His ability to listen allows Ahmad to deliver a personalized lesson plan that incorporates your goals and gets you excited about what you are working on.

Ahmad also has taught me techniques to prevent and address minor aches that come up while learning to play. He takes this seriously and shows you how to prevent and resolve any issues that come up.

Overall, taking lessons from Ahmad has been a very positive experience. I look forward to continuing working with him to get better."
Shawn
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"James is a highly qualified instructor and was very thoughtful in answering my questions. I was impressed with the amount of resources he had on hand, such as worksheets, method books, sheet music, etc. I would definitely recommend James for anyone curious about learning music theory and/or the many instruments he plays."
Tom
Took Music Theory lessons from James G.
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"Paul not only has a passion for music, but he has a passion for teacjing music and sharing his gift with others."
George
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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"Great first lesson! My son enjoyed it. Thank you."
Obi
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith J.
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"Thanks Rosita for your patience, for your cares and effort on making us better singers. Although some of us in the Church quire had no idea of what correct singing was u helped us excel and move forward in knowledge of musical notes, pitch ranges, tuning, proper breathing, diet and all that good stuff about singing. I can only describe u as an AWESOME teacher!!! Love u bunch your friend and student always
Marichuy! :-);-)"
Maria D. Aburto
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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"David is an exceptional instructor with the ability to help a student resolve problem areas. His teaching methods along with his patience and experience makes him an excellent instructor for beginner and advanced students. I highly recommend David for anyone wanting to learn any instrument along with respective technique and theory."
Sammy
Took Music Theory lessons from David D.
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"she is a very good, patient and charismatic teacher!!! and she knows her job!!!"
Willy
Took Music Theory lessons from Katie P.
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"He's a great tutor and a very nice guy. He was very understanding and flexible with scheduling, despite my multiple last minute cancellations and his teaching was well worth the wait. His teaching method might be slow at first, but it's clear he definitely knows his music theory and music history. Even though it's a little slow at first, he does help establish the basics and provide a more thorough understanding of the subject matter. Moreover, it made retaining the knowledge that much easier. It's also clear that he has a clear passion for the subjects he teaches and it bleeds into his teaching, which makes the subject considerably less dry and boring.

I'd highly recommend him to anyone who is just beginning music theory and/or piano playing as you'll pick up a solid foundation in these subjects. He is also extremely patient, making sure I understood the initial concepts before moving on to more complex topics. I just wouldn't recommend him for any last minute cramming: as he does like to take his time to provide a quality learning experience rather than just reviewing and memorizing."
Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Simon I.
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"Meeting Stephen has been one of the most pivotal moments in my musical life. Stephen is an intelligent, sensitive, and individual musician that has changed the way I view music. I would highly recommend Stephen any day!"
Ryan
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen M.
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"Super nice, informative, and easy to understand. Really excited to continue lessons!"
Conor
Took Music Theory lessons from Shelley M.
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