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John B.

4 Reviews
Oxnard, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian, German, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John B.

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30 years experience teaching at all levels
Classical Training with a BM, MM and DMA degree
Continuing Lecturer in Collaborative Arts
University of California Santa Barabara since 2005

About John

I have been a piano teacher and vocal coach since 1985. I have a Doctorate in Collaborative Arts from the University of Southern California (1992) I teach Collaborative Arts at the University of California Santa Barbara (since 2005) I have been on the musical staffs of Opera Santa Barbara,

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Jose G.
Meeting John was great, very friendly and professional and to the point, which is my cap of tea and he suggested to get a weighted keys piano to strengthen my fingers, I’m looking into one
Thanks John I will recommend you as a teacher
Jose G Garcia
Lawrence
John is a fantastic instructor. He has a love for educating others on musical expression and he is a wellspring of musical knowledge. He provides a depth to the piano that I wouldn't have noticed if I taught myself how to play.

John emphasized how to shape musical phrases to make music as opposed to a collection of notes. He had a good ear for honing in on my weaknesses such as how some notes that I played stuck out or the movement of my arms. Most importantly, he taught me how to approach practicing the piano in an effective way. I learned how to listen to myself and how give each note, phrase, and piece the attention and musicality it needed to sound beautifully.

For an adult learner as myself, he was accommodating with how busy I was. He adjusted to my needs and work schedule and taught at a reasonable pace. However, he also never veered from his expectations and praised what I was doing right and provided methods to fix what I was doing wrong.

Although there were times when John expressed his passion for music by delving into tangents on the broader historical significance of pieces, his mini-lectures were never irrelevant nor inappropriate. For example, he commented on how in waltzes, the rhythm on the left hand would need to emulate how a Romantic era string section would play it. For anyone who is serious about how or why pieces of music are meant to be played in a certain way, John is great about contextualizing pieces to make them sound great.

Most importantly, he made practicing piano something that was both enjoyable and challenging, which is difficult to find in a teacher. I owe a great deal of my musicianship to John and he met my expectations of learning the piano. Thank you!
Kenny
John is really great. He takes the time to understand what your goals are and teaches according to your needs. He is patient and provides constructive comments.
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Rob S.

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

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I have played keyboard myself since the age of 7, and have played professionally for the past 40 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 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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Bill L.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks English, Mandarin Chinese
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
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Bill L.

35 Reviews
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First time playing piano? Resuming after years or decades of not playing the piano? No matter your age or experience, you can always learn and improve!

I have close to 10 years of tutoring experience, helping children and adults embrace piano and music.

I recommend just starting with a single lesson to see if we are good fits for each other and start a roadmap to progress toward your goals. My long-term pricing is very negotiable if we work together for an extended time.

About Bill

I have always been a self-studier in my entire life. Being able to learn with just books and your brain is a crucial skill to have. However, I know not everyone (and sometimes even myself) have the discipline and motivation to keep going during hard times. Or maybe the teacher/professor is not the b

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Anthony
My son loves his class! Bill teaches well to my 9 year old, my son understands him, has fun and is learning so much. I couldn't be happier.
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Chresten H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chresten H.

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I have been teaching piano to students of all ages and backgrounds for over 10 years. I am comfortable teaching in both classical/traditional and rock/pop/jazz styles, and most often help guide students in one direction or the other based on their skills and goals. Most students choose a learning path on the piano based on how much time they'd like to devote to practicing and if they'd like to learn to read traditional music notation. As a musician and teacher, I don't believe there is one 'correct' style of music learning. Not all talented musicians are conservatory trained and can sight read Bach - although it IS really fun to play Bach. For many students, the goal is simply to enjoy playing the instrument, to learn songs that they love and to have some ability to just sit down and play/improvise!

Within the first few lessons, you can expect to know basic chords and scales and simple reading fundamentals, and within a few months you should expect to have a few songs under ...

About Chresten

I have been a performing musician for almost 20 years and teaching for over 10 years. I consider myself a multi-instrumentalist, my first instruments were the drumset and piano and I began studying guitar in my teens. My love of music has led me to study a wide range of subjects, but my primar

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Qwincy
Chresten has been an excellent teacher to our daughter! He's very patient and helpful and he always pushes her to try her hardest!
Angela Viscido
Chresten is a fun and informative teacher. The pace is a little faster but challenged me to move forward. Patient and takes the time to go over any questions asked. Very thorough. Thank you.
STEPHAN
Really nice class on topics I was aware of but not particularly experienced at... Chresten was fast but not too fast....he explained things over and over, aive us time to sample it, and then gave us pieces to practice on!
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Jihye L.

138 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Master of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jihye L.

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Hello! I am a certified and experienced piano teacher. I have a master degree of music and also have a certificate of Yamaha Music Association. I've been working with all ages of students at schools and studios. Currently, I offer private lessons at my home studio and online.

About Jihye

Hello, future students! My name is Jihye and I teach Piano and the Korean language. I grew up in Seoul, Korea and currently living in Los Angeles, California. I graduated from Kyung Hee University and earned a Master's degree at the California Institute of the Arts. I have been teaching piano

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I am so glad I found Jihye! After studying Korean on my own for awhile, I decided to get a one on one teacher. I would recommend Jihye to any one who truly wants to learn. She makes learning fun. She is very patient, and makes it very comfortable to practice conversations. I feel comfortable asking questions and she provides great feedback. I feel challenged but not overwhelmed. And she has incorporated fun learning like talking about Kpop songs and Kdramas into our lessons, which is so cool. She has also been flexible which has made it easier since I work everyday. I want to continue working with Jihye for as long as I can. Thank you Jihye!
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Karl K.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Norwegian, English, German
  • Awarded Prize-winner from American Horn Competition
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Karl K.

46 Reviews
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Experienced accompanist with special analytical insights in the physicality of playing.

About Karl

Will travel further than listed by special arrangement (call take lessons to inquire) - especially via easy public transit. Currently only teaching online due to COVID-19. Professional internationally touring musician for 20+ years, Classical, Broadway, Experimental, Early music. Bachelor of Musi

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Eileen B.
He’s ver patient and thoroughly explains things. Highly recommend him!
Jan W.
Great start Karl is a very patient and knowledgeable teacher. looking forward to next class!!!
Elizabeth Y.
Karl is very encouraging and patient. He is also very knowledgeable with the horn and is very helpful with providing insight into playing the horn at your absolute best abilities.

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The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Ventura is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Wesley is enthusiastic and encouraging at every step, and teaches technical skills in a gentle way that my seven year old son really enjoys."
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"She was very patient and knew just how to get my young sons started and interested."
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"She was very patient and knowledgeable and we can't wait to go back!!!"
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"Mr.Vasiliy is very patient, enthusiastic and very detailed. My daughter was able to learn so fast and efficient from him. I really thank him for being kind and motivating her!"
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Took Piano lessons from Vasiliy M.
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"Laurel is incredibly patient and encouraging with my 8-year-old daughter. She clearly was interested in meeting her where she is in her musical development and guiding her forward from there. My daughter, who was very hesitant about starting lessons, has really loved them and been eager to practice every day without me even reminding her (for the most part :) )."
Téa
Took Piano lessons from Laurel S.
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"Ramona is the best! I started lessons with her a few weeks ago and I am already improving tremendously. She's tailored everything to my skill level (I played piano as a child but forgot almost everything), and I'm learning theory and playing by ear. She's definitely an expert and I plan on working with her for a long time!"
Olivia
Took Piano lessons from Ramona D.
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"The computer software Wes uses when he teaches makes it so much easier than the piano lessons I took previously online. Love it!"
Robert
Took Piano lessons from Wes C.
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My instructor ( Malda Keri) is extremely well qualified as an instructor. She is patient, understanding an has a sense of humor. I am a senior with a visual deficiency and she always seems to take that into consideration during my practice sessions. She has been with me for 6 months and I feel major progress."
Gordon
Took Piano lessons from Malda K.
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"My son love his first piano class. Good beginning!"
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Took Piano lessons from Rina M.
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"Tom was great during the first piano lesson. He was well prepared with materials to present to my son, who's taken other musical instruction for a couple of years in guitar & drums. He was able to assess his abilities, and work the lesson up to his ability within the first hour. My son enjoyed the interactive lesson!"
David
Took Piano lessons from Tom N.
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