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Jeff S.

41 Reviews
Pasadena, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1977
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Jeff S.

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I teach beginning and intermediate students on mandolin and teach in a variety of styles and will cater my lessons to YOUR needs!

About Jeff

Hi, my name is Jeff. I received my Bachelors' in Music from Cal State Los Angeles and have taught music for over 30 years. I've played with the Drifters, Tower of Power, Brenda White, and Bobby Bradford. I have lead bands that have included alumni from the likes of Stevie Wonder, Jerry Lee Lewis, C

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Pat M.
I have been seeing Jeff for about 3 years. I was an old folkie - with no time to practice - for about 50 years, but finally my wife bought me some lessons when I retired. Hit it off with Jeff immediately. He really knows the music I want - which in my case is classic rock - but he can do pretty much anything you need. Still give him 5 stars!
Richard R.
I immediately felt at ease with Jeff and it did not take him long to figure me out and point me in the right direction. Looking forward to many more lessons with him. I wish I lived here so it could be on a more regular basis. But happy with what I CAN get. Thanks Jeff!
James A.
My Aunty is turning 80 this weekend and I decided to learn how to play Happy Birthday on the ukulele as a surprise for her. Jeff not only helped me accomplish my goal but also got me started on other songs as well. His patience and enthusiastic personality made the lessons not ony productive but personable as well!!! 2 thumbs up to an awesome instructor!!!!!

Jake H.

3 Reviews
Studio City, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded FreshGrass Duo Competition Winner from FreshGrass Music Festival
  • Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Jake H.

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A two-time Acoustic Music Seminar participant and a graduate of the Berklee College of Music, mandolinist Jake plays and writes music that is galvanized by roots music from around the globe. Music has taken him all over the country, yet he was introduced to acoustic music in his hometown, the greatest bluegrass city of all time: Akron, Ohio. Jake joined his uncle’s bluegrass band (The Blue Ribbon Bluegrass Band) playing mandolin and spent the next two years refining his craft. In his years with Blue Ribbon Bluegrass Band, Jake recorded two CDs and played countless gigs all over the northeastern United States. After being urged by his friends and family, Jake applied to the Berklee College of Music, where he graduated in 2017 with a degree in Mandolin performance and American Roots Music, mentored by greats such as Joe Walsh, Maeve Gilchrist, David Wallace, and Matt Glaser. He now tours nationally with the band The Page Turners.

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About Jake

Hi fellow musicians! I am a professional touring musician, songwriter, and recording artist based in Los Angeles, CA. I graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Mandolin Performance and a minor in American Roots Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston. Every musician has their own voice

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Mark
Great teacher...patient and thoughtful. I’m a beginner but already learned so much in a short period.
Monte Leewen
Learned more in an hour than in the past 4 months with my previous instructor. Great lesson! I am very excited to learn from Jake.
Carolyn K.
Jake has helped me learn so much- everything from general musicality, to theory, and learning new tunes. Very inspiring guy and a great musician and teacher!

Connor C.

15 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Irish Gaelic
  • BA in Piano Performance and Music Theory/Composition from Appalachian State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Connor C.

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I grew up in North Carolina, around bluegrass and Old Time music. I started playing mandolin as a teen and studied Irish mandolin in College for 4 years. I play bluegrass/Old Time and Irish mandolin and am comfortable teaching both. I also play pop style mandolin. I teach basic music theory with mandolin lessons, also fingering techniques, tunings, chords, and styles. I love to teach mandolin students tunes, so they can understand how mandolin works when played alone or with others. I love folk music, and I would love to share that love with students.

About Connor

I'm a film composer by trade, but I love teaching as well. I love sharing my passion for music with others. I have a BM from Appalachian State University in piano performance and music theory/composition. I also have an MFA in music composition for the screen from Columbia College Chicago. I st

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Mary L.
Connor is knowledgeable about music, let’s me work at my own pace and has a kind personality.
Richard T.
teacher was good, but i am not in favor of internet lessons vs direct personal lessons.
Norman S.
excellent lesson

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Joe S.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $44
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Sociology / Psychology from Illinois State University
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Joe S.

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I have been playing mandolin for about five years now. What started as a Led Zeppelin obsession has since moved towards a Chris Thile obsession...including studies following his learning methods.

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient

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Christine M.
I was nervous about online lessons - but Joe was so patient and knowledgeable. My child has a learning disability but Joe never made this an issue giving my child amazing confidence. Great teacher so far highly recommended.
Stephen C.
This was my first lesson with Joe. He was very knowledgable, thorough and patient. I am looking forward to my next lesson with him.
Maria P.
Joe is awesome, patient and kind. Makes feel no pressure. Learned a lot in my first lesson.
Highly recommend! -Maria🙂

Taylor B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bluegrass, Old Time, Celtic and Country music degree from East Tennessee State University
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Taylor B.

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I've been playing mandolin for 16 years, I graduated for East Tennessee State University and have a Bachelor's Degree in Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Country music studies. I was a student of a five time Grammy Award mandolin Adam Steffey who taught at East Tennessee State University.

My method of teaching mandolin are using techniques that are Suzuki based, and will used theory to build scales and work on different techniques that will be easy to play. I work with all ages and make sure that all lessons will be enjoyable.

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Taylor Berry

About Taylor

Hello, I'm Taylor B. I have a lot of experience with Bluegrass, Old-Time, Country, Acoustic, Jazz, and Rock Music. I played with professional musicians and done so much songwriting. I'm very easy to get along, and maybe cut up a little just to make people laugh. I'm not one of those serious

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John B.

95 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Bachelor of Music from Howard University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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John B.

95 Reviews
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While studying the mandolin, you'll learn how to read music in standard notation, tablature form or both. You will also learn how to play various chords, scales rhythmic patterns and improvisation while implementing them into various styles of music including, Bluegrass, Country, Basso Nova. or Blues.

About John

I have been playing for about 35 years and teaching music and guitar for 25 years. I have a Bachelor of Music in Jazz and Classical guitar. I've taught at the University level and currently maintain a professional studio in Arlington, Virginia. I am very well versed in many different styles of musi

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Aysha
Awesome! Very welcoming and extremely patient.
Laura
John is great! He was great at assessing where my level was and is moving me forward at a comfortable speed. Not too fast or too slow. He is a very nice person too!
Basma E.
John is a great teacher and musician, he is really patient and professional, I enjoy every class.

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Average Cost of Mandolin Lessons in West Covina, CA

The average cost of 60-minute mandolin lessons in West Covina is $58. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $20 and $106 per hour.
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$36 average
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$47 average
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"It was a perfect lesson! I highly recommend Connor as an instructor"
Joe
Took Mandolin lessons from Connor C.
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"Daniel knows music and teaching very well. Looking forward the next lesson!"
Jean-Baptiste
Took Mandolin lessons from Daniel E.
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"I have learned quite a bit in the short time we have been meeting. He is patient as well as instructive. But more than anything, I’m having a great deal of fun with my fledgling skill sets. He’s a fabulous instructor!!!"
Joyce
Took Mandolin lessons from Victor S.
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"Great intro lesson! Called the day before to make sure everything was all set - prompt call, fun lesson!"
Eric
Took Mandolin lessons from Jordan D.
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"I can easily say that Andrew is the best music instructor I have yet to find. He is very accommodating to all skill levels and has helped me get a much better grasp on the intricacies of the mandolin."
Christopher
Took Mandolin lessons from Andrew H.
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"Instructor with vast experience, I really enjoy learning from him"
Yasser
Took Mandolin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Will is a very talented mandolinist and natural instructor! A+ !"
Jordi
Took Mandolin lessons from Will R.
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"Great teacher...patient and thoughtful. I’m a beginner but already learned so much in a short period."
Mark
Took Mandolin lessons from Jake H.
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"Enjoying the lessons. Phil is very knowledgeable and pleasant."
Yvonne Bryant
Took Mandolin lessons from Phil H.
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"When I met Concetta online, I had never played the Mandolin before. Now after 4 going on 5 months I am in the beginning stages of learning Vivaldi's Concerto for Mandolin. This feat was accomplished by Concetta's knowledge, understanding and compassion for this student who was clumsy, awkward and with little self confidence. I now know where I want to go with the Mandolin and with Concetta's guidance and wisdom, I know I will be given a strong foundation to achieve it. This has been the best experience for me and I know it will also be for you as well....:)"
Mark
Took Mandolin lessons from Concetta A.
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