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Omar G.

31 Reviews
Riverside, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Omar G.

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I've been teaching music for 15 yrs on guitar, piano, bass, cello and bass. My students have ranged from from 5yrs to 75yrs of age. I have seen many student go on to join orchestras, bands, broadway shows or simply continued their education to a university or college. Being able to read music profeciently has given me the opportunity to teach off many method books but like to use Alfred Method, Mel Bay and Frederick Noad Method books. I teach many styles ranging from classical, jazz & blues, rock, contemporary and pop. I do stress and recommend all my students to learn how to read music and usually by our second or third lesson they will playing simple songs. I am here to help you make music!

About Omar

Knowing that you are looking for a instructor to teach you music puts a smile on my face. You see, music has been a part of my life since the age of 3. Some of my first memories are of me accompanying my father at home with his rehearsals or just singing together to have fun as a family. I believe

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Louis G.
HE IS HONESTLY AWESOME!! AND MY SON LIKES HIM A LOT. :)
Hank N.
Omar was great very patient goes over as many times as it take for me to understand lesson can't wait till my next lesson to so him how much I have improved. walk out knowing I can do this what a confidence builder.
David N.
A great first lesson experience with Omar. Went through thr basics quickly and jumped right into learning how to play guitar and read music. Looking forward to more lessons.
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Milton J.

58 Reviews
Corona, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Milton J.

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I've been teaching Music Theory for over three years. I treat these lessons much like a classroom setting in which I instruct the basic tenants of music theory in order to help students understand it in accordance with their instrument of choice (including voice). An introduction to orchestration and how their instrument functions within the orchestra will also be instructed. We will use classwork and homework to detail what is instructed as well as multimedia to aid in our learning!

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About Milton

Hey there, everyone! My name is Milton and I teach vocal, guitar, piano, and musical theatre lessons in the Inland Empire area. I help those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young tap into their own soul through music so that they may help others find theirs as well. I believe that in order to

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Cathy N.
Milton is an excellent instructor! He is very knowledgeable, kind, and patient. The guitar curriculum he uses is very good. I have prior musical knowledge in piano, and Milton knows when I need to be challenged/need extra work and when I can breeze through exercises on my new instrument. Lessons are really fun and I always look forward to them. Highly recommended!
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Jeff S.

41 Reviews
Pasadena, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1977
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Associate Arts Degree and Bachelor's Degree in music from AA from Pasadena City College, BA from Cal State Los Angeles
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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!!!!!

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Amber C.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Amber C.

26 Reviews
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You will love your lessons with me and benefit from my teaching experience of over 25 years and my Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Massachusetts. My expertise and patience teaching children as well as adults will guide you naturally.  Music theory is the foundation of music. It includes music notations, chord progressions, song form, melodic patterns, key signatures, transposition, recognizing intervals, scale formulas and much more. Knowing music theory creates musical understanding and expression.
Included with your lessons:
*opportunity to perform in recitals twice a year
*email support
*weekly lesson notes
*progress reports
*recordings
*supplemental music

About Amber

You will love your lessons with me and benefit from my teaching experience of over 25 years and my Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Massachusetts. Whether you want to learn piano or sing, my expertise and patience teaching children as well as adults will guide you naturally

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Joyce
I'm an adult piano student of Amber's at the beginners level. I started taking lessons in September 2020 and am making steady progress under her instruction. She is very patient and encouraging and has helped me to build confidence as a piano student. I'm enjoying my lessons with Amber and would definitely recommend her to others looking for a piano teacher.
Musa A.
Amber was patient and nice. Her class was very boring for my 6 year old. He lost interest almost immediately but seemed to be very enthusiastic with others when he works on piano.
Natasha N.
Ms. Amber has a awesome for my 7 year old. I see developing her skills and confidence on a weekly basis which has been great.

Matthew S.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education - Instrumental Music from U of Arkansas - Fort Smith
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Matthew S.

17 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

Want to know how music works together? I can start you from the basics and take you all the way through chord structures, and entry level form and analysis.

About Matthew

Hi, I am Matt. I am a band director in the Fort Smith, AR area. I am in my 7th year teaching band and love every minute of it. I have recently decided to return to teaching private lessons, and would love to help you with your auditions, festival music, AP music theory exams, or just learn some ski

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Annette K.
Matthew has been the BEST trumpet tutor. We are so grateful for every lesson, advice, guidance, and understanding. Highly recommend him!
Hilda U.
Annette K.
Matthew is so great and patient to help improve skills!
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Ruben D.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Music Education from UTEP
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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Ruben D.

31 Reviews
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Understanding what music is, how it is written and how it is used.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. I am skilled at taking complicated ideas and conveying them in an easy to understand manner for my students. My passion is being able to share my knowledge and experiences with you so you will be able to

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Stephanie L.
GREAT TEACHER!!!
Nalani
My daughters first online lessons and a wonderful experience! Ruben is very engaging, friendly and knowledgeable. He is easy to contact, accommodating and quick to respond to questions. Would highly recommend!
Kevin and Ella M.
My 9-year-old daughter and 11-year-old son have been taking uke lessons for 3 weeks now and they really enjoy Ruben's style of teaching; so do we. He provides a great combination of making it fun while also really teaching them the foundations of music. They are already reading and writing some music and they enjoy doing their music homework. Most important, they are having fun at the lessons and while practicing at home.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Upland, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Upland is $66. 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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"Adam was great! Very helpful. The only thing that was difficult was finding times to get together. I know that many in the class struggled to meet with Adam. Other than that, keep it up!"
Madeline
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Hi Ms Bethany, this is Sheenu(Gia & Dia's mom). I was just confused after the class coz I had signed them both for singing lessons not theory lessons. But as far as I know you gave a great class on the basics of theory, which was wonderful. Thank you so much for your excellent class. Please let me know if I need to do anything more to change it to singing lessons.
Thank you!!

Kind regards,
Sheenu."
Gia
Took Music Theory lessons from Bethany R.
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"She made music theory fun and easy. She is always professional and caring, but most of all she brings the BEST out of me. Thank you for keeping the arts alive."
Nicholas
Took Music Theory lessons from Christine G.
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"Emily has a strong commitment to making sure her students are learning about music while continuing to enjoy what music can bring to their lives. She not only taught me how to read, listen to, and study music, but she taught me why music is important and how I can live it. Emily teaches with grace and poise. She finds a way to relate to students of any ambition or experience. As a high school student looking to still be involved in music in college, Emily was able to find connections in several cities for me because of her numerous experiences of networking in the music world. She has a broad range of musical talents and has the ability to immediately connect with her students. Emily has not only been a great teacher for me, but a great friend."
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Emily P.
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"Jillian's really smart and nice

I started taking lessons with Jillian around when i started high school a couple years ago. I play french horn in school, and I'm considering studying music in college, so I definitely needed to know more music theory. I play guitar too, so we started studying songwriting, too, so that I can write some songs with my band. Jillian's so nice, and really smart, so she makes it really easy to learn! I really like classes with her."
Eugene
Took Music Theory lessons from Jillian V.
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"Ms. Minoo is a GREAT teacher. She is very knowledgeable, professional, patient and works great with my kids."
Tony
Took Music Theory lessons from Minoo M.
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"Kevin is very good he explains what he wants from my granddaughter and she is very comfortable with him. He has patients with her and works very well
She is learning a lot and really enjoys and looks forward to her lessons."
Cierra
Took Music Theory lessons from Kevin M.
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"Jon knew right away what I needed... Jon drew out cords and progression for me to study. He also advised me how to prolong my sequences and progressions. Fun learning environment..."
Willabe
Took Music Theory lessons from Jon A.
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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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"There are those who teach out of necessity, and those who teach out of passion

I'm taking music theory and composition lessons from Daniel to supplement what I already know from composing by ear. He's an excellent teacher, very enthusiastic about teaching the material, and extremely knowledgable. I feel like I've learned a ton so far and we're not even close to done yet! Highly recommended."
Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Daniel K.
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