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Laurel S.

39 Reviews
Sherman Oaks, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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Laurel S.

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Receive a quality education on a broad range of skills, from a professional performer. You'll learn many different styles of music from classical to contemporary, as well as music reading, playing by ear, chords, and theory. If your focus is classical repertoire, I have the knowledge to truly refine your technique and guide you to excellence in artistic expression.

About Laurel

I'm fully vaccinated and offering in-person lessons starting this summer! Hello! I'm Laurel, I'm a professional performer and experienced private teacher, and I would love to help you unlock your musical abilities. I believe in a personalized approach to teaching, based on building a relations

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Joseph
I've always had an interest in music, but never had any formal training. Laurel's tutelage has taken me from an absolute novice who could barely plink out a few notes to being able to read and play along with sheet music. She's employs a very collaborative style of teaching wherein we work together to identify the kinds of music I want to play, and make regularly progress towards reaching my goals. It's been a fantastic experience.
Kevin
I decided to wait until middle age to begin taking piano lessons so that my brain would be as resistant as possible to learning.

I'm glad I found a teacher as patient, friendly and knowledgable as Laurel. I've been taking lessons with her for almost a year. She tailors the sessions to my spooky interests and encourages me to push my abilities.

When we began I had barely touched a piano in my life. Now I'm able to read sheet music, recognize relative pitches and play a list of my favorite songs with independent hand movement.

I'd recommend Laurel to anyone who wants to learn piano regardless of age or skill level.
Ritu
Laurel has been my kid's piano teacher for a little over four years now. My kids absolutely love her, and I think that is what makes the difference because I want my kids to enjoy taking lessons. Laurel is very knowledgeable and patient. She makes sure students learn both reading music and playing by ear. My kids have come a long way with reading music and playing the piano, and I think a big reason is because of Laurel.
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Corinne D.

23 Reviews
Sherman Oaks, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Vocal Studies from Michigan State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Corinne D.

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I've been teaching Classical Singing for three years and was trained as a classical singer for seven years. The curriculum I use is based on the wealth of music in my personal music library that is available for students to use. Students are also welcome to bring in their own sheet music. My teaching philosophy is content-based. I like to demonstrate the songs for students, and then let them fly with their own ideas.

About Corinne

Corinne is a friendly, caring, instructor and provides a stress-free learning environment. All styles, levels and ages are welcome. She teaches pop, musical theatre, classical, and jazz. Corinne holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Vocal Studies from Michigan State University and enjoys teaching ch

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Mayumi
I already sent in a review. I was very happy with my first lesson.
Abbey
Corinne is a wonderful teacher! She is patient and has such a positive energy. I always leave my lesson feeling better than when I came in. She's very knowledgeable and wants the best for all her students. She can teach any age! I'm a 25 year old beginner and thought it would be difficult to learn and keep up with playing the piano, but Corinne supports and inspires me. I can't recommend Corinne enough.
Vanessa
I have been wanting to play an instrument for such a long time, but never had the motivation to try it, until recently. Wanting to play Piano was a spur of the moment decision for me. I googled piano teachers in my area and Corinne was one of the first people to pop up. After reading all her rave reviews, I decided to give it a go. I was so nervous for my first lesson, but she made me feel comfortable and at ease the minute I walked through the door. She is educated and passionate about music. Also, she is extremely patient. I have been going to her for Piano Lessons now once a week for almost 6 months and I couldn't be happier with my decision. I absolutely, without a doubt, recommend Corinne. She's amazing!
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David T.

114 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
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David T.

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Emmy Award Winner David T. has over 33 years of acting experience in Film, TV and Stage. He is best known World-wide for his role on “The Young and the Restless” where he received 3 Emmy nominations and won his first Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Billy Abbott. He has the experience and training to coach actors who are either beginning their journey with acting or are well experienced actors who are looking to bring more color and light to their work. so they will stand out in front of the casting director & make their tape unique from the rest. Acting is my passion, and I love to share that passion with others so they may reach their dreams of becoming a working actor.

About David

Film credits include Swing Kids with Christian Bail & Robert Shawn Lenard; Pleasantville with Reese Witherspoon & Toby McGuire, Stay Tuned with John Ritter along with Plain Cloths, Stepfather III, Walking Thunder, Roomates, and The Hazing to name a few. Television series roles include “Sessions,�

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Craig K.
I enjoyed the lesson very much he's very professional as well. As kick back I would definitely recommend this guy.
Denis
David is far beyond exceeding my expectations! He’s been patient and thorough even knowing my lack of experience. He’s made me feel welcome every class so far and I look forward to future ones!
Terrence M.
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Regina G.

14 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Armenian, Russian, Georgian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded MEAC Annual Panel Examination Evaluator from Music Evaluators Association of California
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Regina G.

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Classical piano is a subject I have taught for over twenty (20) years. As a classically-trained pianist, it has been my main area of focus throughout my teaching and performing careers. If you wish to focus on classical piano, we will cover in-depth music theory during our classes, which is a required component for success in classical piano.

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Online-only piano classes are only available to students who have prior experience. I do not recommend complete beginners to start fully online, as there are beginners' nuances that are much better addressed in-person!

About Regina

With more than twenty-three years of professional teaching experience, Regina is able to offer her students a diverse range of educational resources. She specializes in teaching piano, performance, and music theory to students of all ages and levels. At the age of fifteen, Regina graduated with

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Alma
My daughter truly enjoyed her first class. She felt comfortable and excited about restarting piano lessons again.
Vito C.
The best teacher ever that I encountered for my children. She has this charisma to engage my kids and make them focused. My kids benefited from her tremendously!
Athena & Bethany W.
Regina is very details and passionate about her lessons. My kids love her first lesson very much. She is very patient with younger kids. I think they will enjoy their piano lesson a lot.
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Keith J.

18 Reviews
North Hollywood, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks ENGLISH
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Keith J.

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Hi I am a 4x Grammy nominated platinum selling music producer & professional touring musician. I have more than 20 years of experience playing the piano. I am formally trained in Classical and Jazz piano. I have a BA in Arts Management from LIU - CW Post Campus. I have musically directed bands and/or produced for artist including: John Legend, Miguel, Neyo, & Chrisette Michele. I love to teach music and am offering piano lessons to kids and adults, all styles, all levels, in your home or online.

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. I

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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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Mike S.

22 Reviews
Sherman Oaks, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1976
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Mike S.

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I teach how to read rhythms and how to groove!

About Mike

I have taught private guitar, piano, bass and drum lessons since the late 70s in Salt Lake City, where I majored in jazz guitar performance, and since 1980 in Los Angeles. I make the lessons fun. Some of my students have received college scholarships and won cash prizes for music contests. All of t

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Sierra
Mike taught Leo in person before the pandemic started and has been doing online lessons with him for the past eight months. He is amazing with both. Leo has a very short attention span, but a deep love for music. Mike has been able to hold Leo’s attention every week for over a year — even during online lessons. Leo has become an awesome little pianist, and has developed a love for the piano. It has given him the ability to express all of his feelings and has helped his attention span for his schoolwork. Mike has so much patience, and always inquires about Leo’s favorite activities. He is great with kids and makes them feel so comfortable. Leo loves his “booming voice” and the free play blues music they get to play together every lesson.
Logan S.
Fun time
Wyatt W.
Mike amazing! Not only are my children learning at an incredible pace, they are having so much fun :-)

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Took Piano lessons from Jim B.
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Took Piano lessons from Jonathan H.
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