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Athan S.

22 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $175
  • Speaks Latin, Mandarin, French, Spanish
  • MBA from Yale University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Athan S.

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Yale MBA and Cornell BA and former professional poker player. I paid my way through undergrad and grad school playing and teaching poker (both online and live).

About Athan

- Yale MBA and Cornell BA - Expert in international business - have built 7 businesses myself, around the world - Former professional poker player - Former Cornell Varsity tennis player - Fluent in Spanish and proficient in French I've been tutoring since I was 8 years old (yes, 8 years old!)

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Michelle Adam Pinkert
We gave a poker lesson with Athan to our son for his 19th birthday. It was the best! Athan was extremely responsive and well prepared asking us in advance what our son wanted to work on. He made it fun while learning many skills. Highly recommend Athan!
Diego R.
Athan is very knowledgeable in the game of Poker. He has taught me the concepts needed to take my game to the next level. He has guided me in the right direction and I'm looking forward to more lessons with him.
Brandon
Very helpful and clear info
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Jonah R.

31 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Jonah R.

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With each one of my students, I take into account how much time they are willing to practice, what genres interest them, and what learning style works best. I then come up with a structured lesson plan that is specifically catered to their needs.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact me. Look forward to hearing from you soon!

About Jonah

Learning to play the guitar is one of the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have. Whether this is your first time picking up the guitar or you've been playing for years, I'll make sure your lessons are structured and paced in a way that's specifically catered to your goals. I've worked with

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Pamela
Jonah's a great guitar teacher! Super patient and instructive. He's great at breaking down music theory into digestible pieces and has made the topic less intimidating. I've learned so much from him and have improved tremendously!
DIANA
Jonah is one of the best music teachers I've ever had! He breaks down hard music topics and answers questions with patience. He is very knowledgeable about the guitar. Musicians of any level will learn a lot from him and will grow as musicians.
Max
I've been taking lessons with Jonah for 6 years now (4th-10th grade) and the experience has been amazing! With Jonah's help, I have learned so much about the guitar, both in technical aspects and in simply "jamming." Jonah is always very patient, kind, encouraging, and his passion for music very clearly shows in his teaching. Every lesson I take is very enjoyable, and I always come out of the lessons feeling like I have made good progress on whatever it was we were working on that week. Whether you wish to learn about complex music theory and lead guitar (like I am currently doing), or just want to learn how to play a few songs, Jonah is a perfect choice as a teacher. Additionally, Jonah is very communicative and flexible with timing. Whenever I need to cancel or reschedule a lesson for whatever reason, Jonah responds to my messages quickly and is almost always able to find another day that week for our lesson to take place on. 5 stars, fantastic teacher, I highly recommend Jonah!
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Luisa I.

6 Reviews
Playa Vista, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Italian, Catalan, Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Luisa I.

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My name is Luisa, I am from Spain and I live in LA for 5 years, time in which I've been tutoring Spanish to all kind of ages.
From beginners to advance students, helping as well to all kind of professionals whom need translations, speech or just improve specific vocabulary.

My method is just fun and personalized straight to learn in a different way!

About Luisa

Hola! This is Luisa, I am from Spain and living in LA for more than 6 years in which I've tutoring Spanish. I coursed Linguistic Degree in the University of Valencia, languages and Spanish in particular are my passion. I've been teaching Spanish to all kind of ages, from kids to adults for 5 years

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Julie
Thanks, Luisa. This was excellent. I am motivated and optimistic about practicing Spanish again.
Payton
Luisa was so patient with my 5 year old!
Shannon S.
Muy bien! Luisa me ayuda explicar a mis clientes sobre el mercado financial.
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Bill T.

42 Reviews
Santa Monica, CA
Starting at $60
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bill T.

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The bass clarinet is one of my favorite instruments for it’s beautiful tone, wide range and for how much fun it is to play! I aim to develop strong technique, full sound and tone quality and reading skills with my students so playing in any situation is a breeze. Wether you’re preparing for a concert, an audition, or just starting out, I can help you reach your goals and beyond!

About Bill

Bill T. is a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience and as a performer. Bill currently leads his own group and is a member of several others ranging from big band to Ethiopian funk music. Bill enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities and specializes in teaching pra

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Lori A.
Bill was very patient and encouraging to my high school daughter who wanted to start learning how to play jazz on her clarinet. She really enjoyed the lessons and the material. She is looking forward to continuing her lessons with Bill once the Marching band season ends.
Janelle T.
Bill is a wonderful saxophone and clarinet teacher for my two sons. He's currently working with my older son to prepare for a clarinet audition. The process of preparing for the audition showed me some important qualities about Bill: 1) he goes above and beyond for his students (e.g. he recorded my son's solo piece in various tempos to help with practice); 2) he's flexible in making time for his students based on their needs; and 3) he's supportive and likable. My younger son, who took 4 saxophone lessons from Bill, mentioned Bill as one of the reasons for picking the instrument for band next year. I highly recommend Bill.
Mark W.
When we were searching for the right clarinet teacher, it was important to find not just a teacher, but a professional musician. Bill was the right guy for the job.

My daughter Lili had been playing for four years and Bill stepped in with techniques that really took her musicianship to the next level. He is patient, organized and, per Lili, "A dope dude."

Bill has helped Lili with music that she is working on for marching and concert band at school while creating customized warm ups specifically for her. During the pandemic he has been flexible with his schedule, generous with his time and has kept Lili motivated in her music and on track while her school bands have had a hard time playing together.

He is a pro who is communicative, responsive, and punctual for all of the lessons.

I highly recommend Bill as a teacher. He and his band put on a pretty good show as well!
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Lee Q.

68 Reviews
Inglewood, CA
Starting at $48
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Awarded Army Achievement Medal from U.S. Army
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lee Q.

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Lee is an accomplished bassoonist who specializes in working with new and developing bassoon players. Lee can direct students to the best bassoon reeds and accessories, as well as advice on preparing auditions for all-state. 

Lee uses the New Weissenborn Method book and offers a comprehensive digitized library of solo pieces, standard bassoon literature and orchestral excerpts.

Lee received a Master of Music degree in Bassoon Pedagogy (Belmont University) and graduated from Loyola University New Orleans (Bachelor of Music Education), where she performed as principal bassoonist for both orchestras.

Lee also graduated from the U.S. Armed Forces School of Music and served as a Bassoon Player in the U.S. Army with the 1st Cavalry Division Band. She currently performs with several orchestras and bands in the greater Los Angeles area.

About Lee

Minimum age: 8 for ukulele 10 for guitar/bass guitar 12 for bassoon Lee Q. has a master's degree and comprehensive experience in music instruction and performance, including solo performance, orchestra, concert band, folk/bluegrass orchestra, chamber ensembles, rock/blues/folk and cover ban

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Violet
She is really nice and a great instructor, especially for beginning guitarists. She is patient and encouraging, and tailors your class to your interests.
Christine Hargrave
Lee is a great instructor! She lets me choose the kind of music I want to play but also provides structure and great guidance. Taking lessons online has been easy and it makes no difference that Lee and I are on opposite sides of the country. I highly recommend Lee!
John Bowman
Lee is an excellent music teacher. She has helped me get past my utter lack of confidence in my musical ability. After a year of guitar lessons with her patience and guidance I'm having fun and have gained the confidence to progress much further. I take both online and home lessons from her. I highly recommend her at all levels.
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Edwin I.

122 Reviews
El Segundo, CA
Starting at $49
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, English
  • B.M. in Studio Music and Jazz Instrumental - Guitar from University of Miami
  • Awarded DownBeat Music Award 1998 from DownBeat
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Edwin I.

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All styles - strumming, single note playing
Improvisation soloing
Proper technique
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Music analysis

About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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Adriana
Very knowledgeable and enjoyable to learn from!
Gigi
I decided to take lessons with Edwin for guitar because I had been trying to learn on my own but I just wasn't progressing fast enough. Edwin taught me things you just can't pick up unless you work one-on-one with a professional. He is always on time for our online lessons, friendly, and patient. Every week I felt like I was being challenged just a little bit more and picking up new things. I would recommend him to everyone I know in a heartbeat!
Henry
Edwin is a fantastic teacher and so patient. I am amazed at how much my son has learned in just a couple lessons.

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"I enjoyed my first lesson with Anna. She is a very good teacher. She understood my goals and structured the class in the right format. I look forward to having fluent conversations in Russian by the end of these sessions.
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Took Polish lessons from Joanna T.
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"Guifang is a great instructor! She makes learning the language fun. She is very easy to like, makes sure the kid understands by quizzing him/her and encourages them to do more.
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Took Korean lessons from Hyojung C.
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"Maryen is gives me the support and drive to help me understand and finally learn Spanish. What didn't quite come together in high school is finally making sense now that I'm retired. I enjoy taking lessons from Maryen."
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"Farangis have been teaching my teenagers Farsi for the last 9 months, within the first three weeks, they were able to make conversations and we were all excited, she always brings entertainments and different activities to the classroom and it made my teens more interested and engaged. They can now read and write low intermediate and speak high intermediate, communicating with their grandparents and watch Iranian movies with them. She is a great teacher :)"
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