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Jaclyn P.

19 Reviews
North Highlands, CA
Starting at $35
  • High school Diploma from Cordova High School
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jaclyn P.

19 Reviews
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My passion for the violin is undeniable but changing lives with this beautiful instrument and bringing the best out of YOU is what I thrive for! I create a fun and exciting atmosphere along with my 16+ years of experience to turn anyone into a passionate violinist.

I have had major events happen in my life which inspired me to become a mental health advocate/musician, which music is therapeutic and have been devoted to being someone who’s caring, diverse, determined and understanding. I make learning an instrument very exciting, enjoyable for all ages, whether you’re just getting started or already have experience (Beginners/Intermediate). It’s an unforgettable journey that you could always rely on to be exciting and efficient!

In 2003 I started playing the violin and became concert master (first chair) in my orchestra from Aug. 2003 - May 2012. During that time period, I performed in an honors orchestra from 2005 - 2007. After graduating high school in May 2012, I continued ...

About Jaclyn

Hello there! My name is Jaclyn, and I’m an exciting and passionate violinist with over 16+ years of experience owning my position as Concert Master/first chair. In 2012, I began providing private tutoring and before you knew it, my first student became concert master within the first few lessons (a

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Teresa Jane
Jaclyn is truely amazing, such a patient and wonderful musician and teacher. My 11 yr.old grandson has gained so much from Jaclyn's teachings. Thank you Jaclyn for you amazing talent and patience with my grandson. 🎻♥️
Vick
Hands Down the best violin teacher in the Sacramento area! From the flexibility she has with time to the amazing way she teaches. I am a beginner who couldn’t even read music. I told her that was what I was most concerned about. I was able to learn not only to read music but also the background to the music I was learning. To me that was key to learning. Will definitely recommend to anyone that wants to learn the violin!!
Gina
I highly recommend Jaclyn. My son was struggling with his practices, she worked with him and gave him the confidence to succeed.

Gabriel C.

9 Reviews
Carmichael, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gabriel C.

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I have been playing drums for more than 10 years and have been teaching for more than 3. Throughout that time, I have played across the country in New York City and even in Japan. I am currently a Jazz Studies Major at Sacramento State University. My goal is to make every student a well-rounded drummer who knows whats going on when they are in any type of musical situation. My favorite style to play is jazz, but I am well-rounded in all other styles such as rock, Latin, blues, funk, and country.

In my lessons, I base the material on the student depending on how advanced they are. If the student is just starting out, I will teach them the basics such as holding the drumsticks properly, basic rudiments, reading rhythms, learning about the hardware, and so on.

If you have any questions, don't be afraid to ask :D

About Gabriel

I started playing drums when I was in second grade and formed a band with my 2 older brothers who played bass and guitar. It was something to do when we younger but when I got into high school, I took playing drums a lot more seriously. I was in a very competitive marching band playing bass drum an

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Anna M.
Excellent. Great teacher.
Holly R.
My 11 year old son loves lessons with Gabriel. He is very knowledgeable and has taught him new things and keeps him motivated. He is very polite and punctual.
Krishh B.
We are very pleased with Gabriel. He is very good with my son!
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Andrzej G.

6 Reviews
Folsom, CA
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • A.A. in Music from Shasta College
  • Teaching since 2015
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Andrzej G.

6 Reviews
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My goal with each and every student is to make sure that you will be getting a healthy diet of music theory, guitar technique, and genre awareness that is coupled with a technology to make lessons easier to digest.

My custom lesson plans cater to anyone interested in:
- Composition
- Learning and Playing Songs by Ear
- Reading Standard Nomenclature including tabs and sheet music
- Modern Guitar technique, like tapping, sweeping and legato
- Learning to Play WHILE you Sing
- Improvisation
- Technology and its utilization

Perks working with me:
- 24 hour support on questions pertaining to guitar, lessons and gear.
- Never forget to practice! I require my students to send weekly videos of their progress before lessons begin.
- Weekly digest of guitar-centric music
- Learn some of the technology aspects of playing guitar
- Learn what its like to play for work

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About Andrzej

Hello! My name is Anj, and my goal with every student is fun! My biggest priority when giving lessons, is making sure that you are enjoying the process. Not only will you be getting a healthy diet of music education and guitar technique but I also utilize technology to make lessons easier to

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Kristina H.
Anj was patient, kind and offered a great first lesson. He left me with a lot to practice. I’m excited to see what’s in store next!
Orion
Have loved taking lessons with Andrzej, he's a very personal teacher, will get to know you and what your goals are and will help you focus on those things specifically, teaches you what you want to learn right out of the gate and gives you a lot of exercises to practice throughout the week as well. And his music tastes are great! :)
Brady
Andrzej is a great teacher with expansive knowledge on all subjects and techniques in guitar and he can explains every confidently and clearly. I’ve learned so much from him!

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Douglas T.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Douglas T.

6 Reviews
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I have had the pleasure of playing both piano and guitar for 28 years. Learning to play music can be one of the most rewarding and enjoyable hobbies.
My passion is to share my love for music with everyone. When you take lessons with me, I will ensure that you are having fun while learning to read, play and create your own music.
I have had the honor of teaching music for early 15 years and I look forward to meeting with you and discussing your goals.

About Douglas

Hi, my name is Douglas and I've been teaching music for nearly 15 years. I play piano, guitar and drums and love classical music as well as rock, blues, jazz, some country music and some pop music. My passion is to teach and to share my love of music to everyone. I look forward to learning your

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Shea A.
Douglas does a great job. Total relates to the kids on their level and makes learning fun.
Cami A.
Douglas does a great job. Total relates to the kids on their level and makes learning fun.
Kenny
Douglas is on time, has a easy personality and is willing to help us at our own speed. His willingness to come to our home is incredibly helpful
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Kevin S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Music Performance from California State University, Fullerton
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kevin S.

2 Reviews
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Taking music theory in college and want a little help? Getting ready to take the AP Music Theory Exam and wanna make sure you get a 5? Want to know more theory so you can shred on guitar (or accordion)?

Well, I would love to teach you about music theory.

You’ll learn
-Note names
-Clefs
-Intervals
-Chords
-Rhythms
-Chord Progressions
-Leading Tones/Escape Tones
-How to write a melody
-4 part harmony
-And more!

I want to help you with your musical goals. Whether that’s passing a class or learning how to write a song. It’s all about what you want and how far you want to go!

About Kevin

Hi there! I've been drumming for 14 years and teaching for 6 years! I've taught elementary students through college age and beyond. I love seeing my students grow and learn and pursue music from a place of interest, passion, and enjoyment! Music has given me so many opportunities like traveling

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Connor
Very helpful and open, doesn’t hesitate to give you the information that you need to learn. Is very well spoken and makes all of the content very easy to understand. Give great direction and will definitely put you on the right path.

Rosie K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Rosie K.

2 Reviews
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I believe that singing is about so much. It is a way to express yourself, it is a way to gain confidence, and it is a wonderful discipline. I want to help you find YOUR voice. It would be so much fun to get to work with you on anything you might need: sightreading, Choral solos and music, your favorite pop of country song! Anything that interest you!

About Rosie

I am an opera singer and voice teacher. I received my bachelors in vocal performance from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where I taught secondary lessons through the conservatory. I have performed all over the United States and in England. I am currently studying at The Eastman School of Music as a

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Cathy
This was my first voice lesson ever so I had no idea what to expect. Rosie immediately put me at ease by giving me analogies to use for singing. She gave me homework that I’ll be able to practice easily. She has given me hope for my future voice!
Sandra
Rosie is very professional and insightful. The methods she introduces to me help a lot!

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Took Ukulele lessons from Jennifer P.
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"I love my piano and voice lessons with Celine, she is very professional, kind, and I feel very encouraged by her. I would definitely recommend Celine as a teacher, she is wonderful!"
Zahra
Took Singing lessons from Celine K.
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"Great teacher my daughter is always looking forward to get piano lessons with Tom!"
Isabella
Took Piano lessons from Thomas V.
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"Susanna is an amazing Violin instructor. She always makes time for her students and provides plenty of tips and rhythms that make sure the music that the student is working on is understood. Im very glad that I am a student of hers and look forward to learning more for the years to come."
Crystal
Took Violin lessons from Susanna S.
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"I have studied with Ahmad for almost two years now. I started as someone who had taught himself guitar, with three years of irregular practice. I knew the basic chords, bit of finger-picking, strumming, a handful of half-learned songs. Basically my learning wasn't going anywhere and had hit a plateau.

On the first class, Ahmad did an assessment of what I knew and said that we could soon have some fun. He asked me what I wanted to learn and like any young wide-eyed guitarist, I said "lead." And that's what we did.

Now, I had seen the minor pentatonic many times and had tried to learn to improvise by just playing the scale up and down. It never helped. But Ahmad showed me a path on how to improvise. I learned to apply the basic improvisation concepts of slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs, bends and rakes. Soon enough I was trying to figure out licks and creating my own.

Once I had enough of the minor pentatonic, I went on to learning some new songs. Ahmad has a huge song repository and will work with you on trying to learn a song of your choice. I also felt that if asked to pick, he would teach a song which was challenging enough. Such that you may not figure it out right away, but you would after a few days of practice.

I had always played on acoustic. Ahmad help me learn the electric as well. He guided me through the various knobs on the amplifier. Teaching me about effects pedals, whammy bars and a whole lot more.

Ahmad's teaching style is friendly and approachable. I found him flexible when it came to rescheduling classes. His studio is really nice.

I have learned a lot from Ahmad and my guitar playing has improved quite a bit. I would highly recommend him."
Sanjeev
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Brian was very patient and understanding; he gave me helpful tips and vocal lessons. I will highly recommend him to anybody who's interested in music."
Angela
Took Singing lessons from Brian C.
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"Very professional and used time efficiently. Had great feedback and suggestions of things to work on."
Anne
Took Flute lessons from Sarah U.
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"Glen is a very knowledgable teacher. He makes it easy to understand what I'm doing wrong, and right."
Rod
Took Mandolin lessons from Glenn S.
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"Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!"
Max
Took Music Recording lessons from Russell S.
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