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Steven S.

15 Reviews
Ventura, CA
Starting at $37
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Andres Segovia Memorial Scholarship from California State University, Northridge
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Steven S.

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You'll learn to apply music theory to compositions played on your instrument, improvisational strategies, songwriting and more. Many of my students have learned to love music theory!

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, Ste

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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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Rob S.

24 Reviews
Camarillo, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Teaching since 1969
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Rob S.

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Having been a music major in college, I am well versed in every aspect of music theory and notation, and how it relates to performance.

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 pl

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Casey
Rob has been really helpful getting my child started with a new instrument. We look forward to more lessons.
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Wayne
Very nice teacher!
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Gary R.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gary R.

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Music Theory includes learning to read music, interval studies, ear training, sight reading, methods that composers use to achieve their sound, and more-

About Gary

Hello, my name is Gary R. and I am a life long music instructor. YES! I teach online and have been for years. If you would like to use your down time to learn something new, let's get started! Whether you are just beginning, or have been making music since you were a kid, you should know that

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Jill B.
Gary is cool
Andy K.
Gary did a great job of getting me started on my first piano lesson. Learned a lot on my first day...hope I can measure up to my practice plan for the week! Bravo!
John R.
Gary's just fantastic. He has the knowledge and the attitude that makes learning both effective and fun. He's working with me to help learn the kind playing I want (mostly modern songs) but knows when to reach for other material to help learn important techniques.
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Sachin N.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Percussion Performance and Chemistry from Vanderbilt University
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Sachin N.

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Wanna learn how to read music? Or write your first song? Or need help tweaking your 10th cello sonata? Let's work on it together! I'm an experienced music teacher with a Bachelor's in Percussion Performance from Vanderbilt University. I also have 5 years of teaching experience, and can help you with musicianship, sight reading/singing, music theory, and much more. I'm able to work with a wide range of experience, and it'd be great to get people interested in music (and theory) even if they have little to no experience!

About Sachin

Hello! I'm a medical student that loves teaching and performing music! I have a Bachelor's Degree in Percussion Performance from the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University, where I also studied Chemistry for my Pre-Medicine concentration. Currently, I study Medicine at Vilnius University, an

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Lynn
Sachin is a great mentor! He is very patient and understanding, especially for beginners. He can break down any confusing or complicated items into easy material to understand. Sachin is very friendly, flexible, and overall a wonderful instructor to learn from.
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Lisa N.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Whitlock Scholarship from University of New Hampshire
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lisa N.

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Confused by music theory? Or just want to get more comfortable with reading and writing notes, rhythms, and chords? I can help!

About Lisa

If you don't see the time slot you are looking for, please reach out to me: I can often accommodate other times upon request. Lisa's first formal introduction to music came when her mother, a masters student at the Eastman school of Music in Rochester, enrolled her in violin lessons at age 6. Th

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William H.
First time doing online lessons. Lisa made it very easy. She is very upbeat and makes lessons enjoyable.
Jack
Awesome teacher! Took several years off from playing clarinet, and Lisa helped me get going again. Best thing I ever did was to start taking music lessons again!
Mary
Lisa is an experienced teacher in so many ways. She is well versed in the mechanics of instruments, and all the nuances of music. She works well with students of all ages, and is an excellent teacher!!!
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Eli T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • BFA in Music with emphasis in Audio Production from New Mexico Highlands University
  • Teaching since 2018
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Eli T.

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From Contemporary Christian Music all the way to Heavy Metal and everything in between, I equip my students with not only the necessary skills to proficiently play most genres, but with the confidence to excel both on the stage and in the studio. With years of professional touring and recording as the guitarist of a Christian Worship band and employment as the worship leader at several different churches, I'm your guy when it comes to all things church-related. But hey, if that's not your thing, don't look away just yet as I also have 15 years of heavy metal/rock and roll experience as well as a deep love for the pop-punk and folk genres (with much experimental dabbling in the areas of blues, jazz and bluegrass). Whether you're a beginner who's still trying to get those tough barre chords down, an intermediate player who's looking to shred the neck even faster, or someone who's never even touched a guitar, I encourage you to take a step of boldness and let me help you become the best ...

About Eli

When I was a child I begged my parents to buy me a guitar, and as I grew up, year after year, I eagerly watched as each of my siblings (I have 7) received their very own "axe" on Christmases and birthdays. I waited and waited...but mine never came. Even my younger siblings got theirs before I did. S

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Ventura, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Ventura 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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"Adam is very knowledgeable in music theory. He has helped me on multiple accounts by being able to explain things in simple ways."
Dan
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Super nice, informative, and easy to understand. Really excited to continue lessons!"
Conor
Took Music Theory lessons from Shelley M.
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"Scott is an accomplished player and a patient, knowledgeable teacher, i highly recommend him"
Gabe D.
Took Music Theory lessons from Scott S.
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"I thought Brianne was an excellent instructor. She was patient and very fun to be around. I loved her energy, creativity and overall temperament. She's incredible."
Guillermo
Took Music Theory lessons from BriAnne W.
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"Gregg was my musical instructor during the early 1980ties. What I learned in a few lessons with him was more that I could have expected. I was primarily focused on percussion, of which his vast knowledge was highly dynamic. I learned about poly-rhythms, Indian ti-hies, and complex time signatures. He had available much reference material that he provided me. And over the years his musical insights have not only supplemented my inquiries, but made me a better musician and person. I hope you have a chance to study with Gregg, as you will be introduced to a new and better way of musicianship!"
Mike Hays
Took Music Theory lessons from Gregg R.
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"Adam is a wonderful tutor and help. He’s patient with those he is teaching & he looks for ways to teach and demonstrate the material in a whitty, impactful manner. He knows everything there is to know about music theory and much more, and a lot of my success in passing all four levels of music theory points back to this guy!"
Lauren
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Excellent teacher!

I studied with Laura in high school and most of what I have retained and strongly benefited from in my musical education was learned in her class."
Amanda
Took Music Theory lessons from Laura S.
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"Devin is so personable and easy-going! He was prepared for our lessons and helped me better understand the material. He's the best!"
Vanessa
Took Music Theory lessons from Devin A.
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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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