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Steven S.

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Ventura, CA
Starting at $29
  • Bachelor of Music from California State University, Northridge
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steven S.

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The fine art of music performance is available to all instrumentalists and vocalists. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to apply.Music performance lessons are available for all ages, styles and skill levels. Students will have fun while reaching their musical goals. Students are taught to be musicians and artists through the study of the Music Performance. In addition to correct form and technical studies, I will coach you on subjects such as dynamics, interpretation, stage deportment...and handling stage fright. Also, I will work with the student
to create a REALISTIC practice schedule to fit their time schedule.

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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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!
Linda
Wow! My son had absolutely NO prior experience and after just 4 lesson's he was rocking it and even reading music! Steven is absolutely wonderful with teens. My son looked forward to every lesson. Best teacher ever!!!!!

Jordan W.

1 Review
Ventura, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jordan W.

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Experienced teacher with their Doctorate in Viola Performance! I have 10 years of teaching experience and prefer to teach all levels from beginners to advanced students. Lessons are catered to the age and ability of each student and include music history and theory should those prove interesting to you. I frequently teach pop songs in lessons as well! Fun facts include that I recently have played on the Lego Movie 2 soundtrack, as well as Charlie's Angels, and Bad Boys 3. Come study with a professional musician!

About Jordan

Jordan Warmath received her DMA in Viola Performance from UCSB in 2017. She has appeared on stage with internationally acclaimed artists such as soprano Renée Fleming, the Takács Quartet, cellist Carter Brey, pianist Emanuel Ax, and violinists Anne Akiko Meyers, Glenn Dicterow, and Gil Shaham. As a

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Joanna
Dr. J is fabulous. I am a credentialed music teacher at a public school and she comes to teach sectionals and ensembles. She has a strong rapport with the kids, who adore her, while simultaneously having high expectations. Students feel appropriately challenged and love working with Dr. J. She is the celebrity on campus for all ages alike.

Ted M.

3 Reviews
Moorpark, CA
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Grammy from Grammy Nominations
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Ted M.

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I specialize in various methods on fingerpicking for all types of music!

About Ted

Ted M. Guitarist, Composer, Producer, Luthier, Instructor, Engineer, Hopeless Gearaholic and Lion Tamer Ted M. and his band released two albums in the early eighties to high critical acclaim and never looked back, launching a career that spans 30 years and encompasses the epitome of composition,

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Jeremy
Ted is extremely knowledgeable about music theory and is a talented guitarist. We had talked briefly before our first lesson so he could assess my goals...and he literally managed to fill in the missing pieces and get me the information that I needed in the very first lesson to be able to achieve my goal. It's an overwhelming amount of information, and now it's on me to silly what I've learned and practice, practice, practice! But in five short lessons my understanding of music has changed dramatically, and as a result, my playing has improved as well.

Thanks Ted!
Jeremy
Ted is extremely knowledgeable about music theory and is a talented guitarist. We had talked briefly before our first lesson so he could assess my goals...and he literally managed to fill in the missing pieces and get me the information that I needed in the very first lesson to be able to achieve my goal. It's an overwhelming amount of information, and now it's on me to silly what I've learned and practice, practice, practice! But in five short lessons my understanding of music has changed dramatically, and as a result, my playing has improved as well.

Thanks Ted!
Bill H.
Fantastic Instructor

Ted is a great instructor who adjusts the pace to match my capability, keeping it interesting and challenging. He has taught me about equipment design and theory as well as music theory and playing skills. Always an enjoyable time at lessons.

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Mike D.

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Starting at $50
  • Art and Music from Gannon University
  • Teaches students Male: 11 to 69; Female: 11 to 49
  • Teaching since 1980
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Mike D.

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Learn to improvise in rock and blues. Build your vocabulary of guitar phrases.
Understand basic music theory and how it is useful. Learn the styles of Clapton, Page, SRV, BB King, Southern Rock, Albert King, Joe Bonnamassa and more.
Study with an experienced professional that will teach you as an individual. Mike loves what he does and can help you get more enjoyment out of the guitar!
Get past the pentatonic scale, book a lesson today!

About Mike

I have 40 years experience helping guitarists get better with more enjoyment. I have taught and played professionally all my life. I have performed at many festivals and concerts. I used to sit in with Les Paul in NYC , I am globally known for my video demos on line. I've been the opening act for

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Kasey C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Kasey C.

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As a vocalist trained in Classical, Jazz, and popular styles of music, I have come to understand that the art of singing is inherently a highly emotional, physical and intellectual experience. With precise discipline, motivation and perseverance, music can seemingly fall into place. When these elements are united in preparation for a performance, the voice becomes free and the possibilities seem endless. My goal as a an artist and teacher is to discover these boundless possibilities for myself and therefore my students.

To best do this, I have adopted an adaptive and collaborative style of teaching. At the start of each semester I assess each student’s unique strengths, goals, and expectations. Once this is done I am able to create a personalized lesson plan that will evolve as each student progresses in his or her training. A focus on instilling the foundational skills of discipline, stamina and creativity in accordance with functional voice technique, results in the growth of ...

About Kasey

Hey there! My name is Kasey, and I am a dedicated vocalist and music teacher. I have been teaching voice for five years, and hold a Bachelors and Masters of Music in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. My repertoire is expansive an

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Katie Nickerson
Kasey is a wonderful, talented, and encouraging teacher! She knows her craft and provides excellent instruction in a warm and friendly manner. She is extremely patient yet challenges her students to do well to meet their full potential. She is a lovely and hard working person and I so enjoy taking lessons with her!
Joseph
Kasey has been working with my daughter for 3 years now. I have watched my daughter gain confidence while making tremendous progress. Kasey is organized, caring and confident in her teaching. My daughter respects Kasey and enjoys going to her weekly lessons. I highly recommend Kasey as a voice teacher
Sheila
Kasey is a wonderful teacher. Before taking lessons with Kasey I had to stop singing for more than 5 years due to illness. She was amazing at safely bringing me back to vocal health. I am now able to sing light opera and folk songs even better than I used to. I am impressed with her level of knowledge and she really motivates me to work hard at my craft. She is truly the best teacher that I have ever had and would highly recommend her to anyone who wants to be the best singer that they can be.

Lucy K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Bulgarian, Russian, Czech, Bulgarian
  • Violin performance from Academy of Fine Arts, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Teaching since 1982
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Lucy K.

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Experienced violin teacher of 39 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of counting, concentration, coordination, precision and note reading skills. I specialize in traditional European method.

About Lucy

Hi There! I am a violin, viola and piano teacher with over 39 years of experience as a professional violinist. I earned a Master of Arts degree in Violin Performance and Instruction from the Higher Musical Pedagogical Institute in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. I teach traditional European method, and my stud

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Steven F.
Very knowledgeable and experienced in not just playing the violin but teaching it as well.
Chris T.
At the age of 58 I decided to start taking violin lessons for 2 reasons, enjoyment of playing music and exercise my brain. I found Lucy K on the takelessons.com website and she was able to accommodate my request for lessons in my home on a Sunday. Starting from scratch, she taught me the fundamentals of playing and I have made some progress over the last 8 months. She is patient with me yet will push me along and at time bring me out of my comfort zone, which is good. She has the ability and training to teach students from early age to older adults like me. In addition, she also teaches piano, which my wife started lessons with Lucy K at the same time I started violin. She has my recommendation if you have interest in either violin or piano.
Chris T.

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"I sought Tania out in order to try to retrain my voice after years of speaking, singing, and even breathing incorrectly were leading to raspiness, soreness, and exhaustion. In just five lessons, Tania completely overhauled my bad vocal habits. She gave me exercises I could do on my own every day, and she was clear and thorough in explaining everything I needed to know about the mechanisms that go into proper vocal usage. I cannot recommend her enough as a voice teacher. She is the real deal, and a truly wonderful person to be around!"
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"Dr. Kostritsa has been a wonderful teacher for my daughters. They have made excellent progress with him over the last two years. His flexibility in allowing my older daughter to select some of her own music really helped with motivation. It's also inspiring that he composes and performs his own music as well."
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Took Piano lessons from Alexander K.
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"My son loved her. Very professional. Very patient and encouraging. This lady knows her stuff!"
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Took Singing lessons from Cyndi E.
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"Ms. Judy was very professional and we got right into the thick of things. She gave helpful advice and suggestions."
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Took Singing lessons from Judy F.
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"As an older student just starting out I felt I hit the jackpot with Calvin. He worked with me to learn the music I was interested in and at the same time he taught the fundamentals. I always looked forward to our time together. He is kind, helpful, and honest. I highly recommend Calvin."
Glen
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Calvin A.
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"I really enjoyed my lessons with Julia! She understood what I needed personally to work toward my long term goals and did a great job improvising when necessary and explaining things in a way I could understand. Also, overall a really kind and easy person to talk to - I definitely recommend her!"
Sydney Lee
Took Vocal Training lessons from Julia P.
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"I've had pitch problems and Adam was extremely helpful. I get bored easily at times, but the lessons were so much fun that singing is all I wanted to do. Highly recommend Adam. If you love theatre, Adam is your choice."
Eric
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Adam R.
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"Taking lessons with Trevor has been exactly what I wanted. He’s incredibly knowledgeable about the guitar on a technical level and about music from a theory background. His experience across genres is so impressive and gives him such an effortlessness in his work. He is always willing (and able) to put in work outside of lesson time to chart out a song or prepare a tailored lesson for the future. He’s an all around great dude and has been a pleasure to work with!"
Thomas L.
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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"Kristen is AMAZING! She has been so patient, supportive, and genuine since our very first lesson. Even though I’ve had voice teachers in the past, Kristen has taught me SO much about technique, and I have become more knowledgeable about the connection between my body and my voice. My lessons have been perfectly catered to my personal goals; I look forward to each day that we meet! I would highly recommend Kristen to singers of all levels."
Brianna
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Kristen M.
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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 music 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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