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Rob S.

23 Reviews
Camarillo, CA
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Many award-winning bands over a 40 year teaching career from Organizations responsible for judging musical competitions
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rob S.

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I have played the accordion since the age of 7, and have played professionally for the past 45 years.

About Rob

Originally from Chicago, I attended Chicago Musical College for 2 years before moving to Calif. and receiving my B.A. in music from Cal. State Northridge. I also have an M.A. in Education from there. I have been a band director in public schools for over 40 years. My bands have won over 50 1st p

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Wayne
Very nice teacher!
Kyle N.
Rob did such a great job teaching my son a Saxaphone lesson
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Steven S.

15 Reviews
Ventura, CA
Starting at $37
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Awarded Andres Segovia Memorial Scholarship from California State University, Northridge
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Steven S.

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Ukulele lessons are fun for all styles, ages and levels. I'll help your musical dreams come true! Beginners are encouraged to apply. You'll have fun while reaching your musical goals.

About Steven

Steven graduated with his bachelor of music degree from California State University, Northridge and obtained his teaching credential from Cal Lutheran University. While at C.S.U.N., Steven was the winner of the Andres Segovia memorial scholarship and the Randy Rhoads memorial scholarship. Also, St

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Chris
Steven is an extremely well versed and educated guitar teacher. Both in person and online, Steven managed to meet the interests and push the knowledge of music notation no matter what style. My son became a confident player in a short amount of time due to Steven’s vast knowledge and experience. As a 20+ year schoolteacher myself, I really appreciate his student connection and teaching style. An all over excellent experience.
Thomas S.
Fun experience.
Fredrick B.
Steve is an exellent instructor. Easy going and brings a beginner like me to ease and motivated. Look forward to my next class!
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Josh M.

1 Review
Camarillo, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Josh M.

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Hi! I teach acoustic guitar for all ages! I have 13 years experience playing and 3 years teaching. I tailor my lessons based on each individual students needs/goals. My specialty is playing and singing together, to include teaching students how to play cover songs to match their vocal range.

About Josh

My name is Josh and I love to play the guitar! I also enjoy teaching others and helping people find their passion through playing music I've been playing for 14 years, acoustic, electric, bass...you name it. I've been in a few bands (90s covers, Blues, Classic Rock) but find solo work to be my favo

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Audra
Josh is an outstanding teacher and great with children learning a new instrument. He finds things they are interested in learning to keep it fun and fresh and is flexible and patient. Excellent instructor online as well.

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Holly D.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Awarded Vocal Performance Finalist Art Song Professional Division from American Prize
  • Master of Music from Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University
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Holly D.

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Instruction in varied musical theater styles from legit to belt. Develop your instrument, confidence, character, and personal style to win auditions and shine on stage.

As a voice instructor with over 20 years experience in the private studio, college environment, church ministry, high school chorus master teacher, and as a free-lance performer, I understand that each student requires tools and techniques unique to their needs to grow and improve. Focusing on the basics of breath control, efficient support, and healthy vocal production, my gift of hearing and assessing each student's strengths and weaknesses allows me to create lessons catered to each singer's specific needs.

With a Master of Music in vocal performance from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, an appreciation of various styles of music, and my personal investment in each individual singer, I am able to successfully share my knowledge of the vocal instrument and my love of music with my students.

About Holly

As a professional performer, teacher and master teacher with a Master's degree from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor's degree from California State University, Chico, I have performed with orchestras, chambers groups and choirs throughout the United States and Eur

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Had a great experience with Holly..
Dillan A.
My son just had his first session with Holly and she was remarkable. We are very happy with the lesson and look forward to many more!
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She is a great teacher..
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Anastasia F.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Russian
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Piano Performance (Hons) from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
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Anastasia F.

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Experienced collaborative pianist and teacher, looking to expand piano studio for beginner to advanced students! With a BA in Piano Performance and 16 years of professional training under the belt, the sky is the limit for your potential as a student. Lessons are configured around personal music goals, and encourage gaining a greater technique appreciation while also seeing real progress in your musicality, sight-reading, and performance skills. Let's hit the ground running and add accomplished pianist to your skillset!

About Anastasia

I am a professional pianist with 15 years of piano experience and currently working on a Bachelor's in Piano Performance. As a classically trained pianist and teacher who has trained all over the world, my successes have stemmed from creating fun ways to engage minds during practice and encouraging

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Dino M.
I am a self taught piano player. I have been playing piano for a long time. Even so Anastasia has helped develop my technique further and some piano basics I have ignored (no youtube video teaches you so much)

Anastasia's knowledge is very intensive. She always has an answer for my questions be it basic or advanced questions.

Highly recommended
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Grace B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor of Music from Ball State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grace B.

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Why do you want to play the harp? Whether you're looking for a unique music opportunity, you love the look and sound, you want to play healing music, or much more, I want to help you reach your goals. My students have performed for friends and family, arranged their own songs, won university scholarships to study music, and played at Carnegie Hall. As a versatile and highly qualified teacher of over 15 years, I will draw on past teaching, performing, arranging, and general musicianship experience to tailor each lesson to you as an individual. Let's work together to find your reason for playing the harp!

About Grace

I currently serve as adjunct harp professor at the University of Mary Washington and perform with a nationally touring wind ensemble. I have extensive experience as an instructor, soloist and ensemble player, and have taught private students for over 15 years. Teaching music is incredibly fulfilli

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"Liz is great with my son. She has a great demeanor with kids. She talks to them on their level. My son is enjoying his lessons with Liz. We definitely recommend her as a music teacher especially to young kids!"
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"Cathy provides attentionto her student. She uses positive reinforcement and is encouraging."
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"Another great lesson!!!"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Jerry is very personable, and knowledgeable. He shows Nash new kinds of music all the time. They have really hit it off. Jerry is a good person, and he's become a friend."
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Took Piano lessons from Jerry S.
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"My wife and I have only good things to say about Maria. She’s just fantastic. This is the first teacher we’ve had where I can say it feels like a true investment for our kids."
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Took Piano lessons from Maria S.
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"very knowledgeable, easy to work with, thorough and friendly. I think Benny will learn a lot and is excited to continue his lessons."
Shpresa
Took Saxophone lessons from Inigo G.
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Took Drum lessons from Ross H.
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"Every lesson with Ian is perfect. He is encouraging and pushes me to work harder.

Really makes me appreciate the sax and how beautiful it sounds."
Scott
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Jessica
Is a very talented instructor of music. Her skills are displayed during lessons you see patience and understanding, motivation being given to the student during lessons. It is obvious she enjoys her job and loves what she is doing. My daughter has enjoys her music lessons for 5 years."
Karen
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"Gfire is great, she taught me exercises that seem to really help out!"
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Took Classical Voice lessons from Gfire
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Ventura Music Lessons

Ventura, in Portuguese, means happiness or a high point in life. If you’re from Ventura, California you know that’s exactly what it has to offer. This town is home to some of the best surfing beaches in the state. On top of that, it also has laid-back beach community atmosphere that most visitors love and find comforting. Yet, despite its popularity and fame as a surf destination, Ventura has yet to be known in the field of music. Do you think you have what it takes to change that? If you have a passion for music and the drive to succeed than we think we can help you put your town on the map.

Although before you hit the stage, we believe that it’s beneficial for all musicians to develop a strong foundation in music. With that said, we suggest you enroll in one of our Ventura musi

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c lessons with one of our certified TakeLessons music teachers. Whether you want to learn how to pull off an amazing guitar solo, funky bass riff or wild drum solo our music lessons are your best choice. Here, you’ll get to develop a strong background in music and learn how to play with proper technique on your chosen instrument. In addition, you’ll get to study, practice and apply what you learn. Our Ventura music lessons also feature fantastic courses in singing, songwriting, performance, music theory as well as recording. Perhaps best of all our lessons are taught by friendly and inspiring music teachers that will guide you through the learning process and ensure you have an exceptional experience.

Another great part about our Ventura music lessons is that they are all customizable. Here, you can choose who your teacher will be, how long each session will last as well as where you’d like to have your lessons. So, if you think you’re ready to become Ventura’s next idol, sign up and join the TakeLessons team today!

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