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Heather R.

2 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Heather R.

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Students will have their current knowledge of music theory reinforced while also learning more advanced theory as they progress.

About Heather

As a piano and voice instructor, I have taught individual lessons for the past 13 years to students from 5 to 85, beginners to advanced students. I hold Master of Fine Arts degrees in both Collaborative Piano Performance and Vocal Performance from Notre Dame de Namur University. In addition to my pr

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Nicholas F.
Very helpful coach. Great accompanist.
MIchael
I really enjoyed my first lesson. Heather was flexible and understanding. She even played something for me. Looking forward to the next lesson!
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Esther B.

49 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Korean, English, Korean
  • Awarded Annabelle Jones Rose Memorial Scholarship from Sacramento City College
  • A.A , B.M., M.M. from California State University of Sacramento
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Esther B.

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The Circle of 5th,Intervals,Triads,Seventh Chords,Four-Part Writing,Harmonic Progression,Musical Structure and Secondary Dominants and dominant Sevenths etc....

About Esther

I'm Esther, a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself piano and singing in a choir at the age of 9. I moved to the U.S. in 1992 and studied music for 10 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music at California State University of Sacramento. I studied and trained with Claudia Kitka &

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Lawrence
Mrs. Esther has taught me piano over the past 9 years. Over those years, I was able to learn a lot about the innerworkings of the piano, both theory and playing. Mrs. Esther carefully taught me piano with both elegance and patience and created wonderful experiences through the community concerts that she holds. Her kindness reached me in times where I was overburdened with both the study of piano and my schoolwork. The 9 years of piano that I spent with her have been very rewarding and an experience that I will continue to cherish as I continue pianoing.
Hoai-Anh
Thank you for your lesson. I’ve learned a lot today. You’re so understanding and easy to learn from. I’m very excited and waiting to see you for next lessons.

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Sebastien X.
Really nice teacher
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Kevin B.

20 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from California State University Sacramento
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kevin B.

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I took 4 semesters of music theory in college, I know pretty much anything you could want to know about music theory!

About Kevin

I've been teaching private lessons for the past year and am very passionate about my students - making you succeed is my life's blood and whatever your goal is, that's my goal too! I've performed in many different musicals and operas in Sacramento, and been hired to sing professionally both as a sol

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Brian
Kevin is an excellent Teacher and i would recommend him to anyone.
Lakesha Towns
He makes you feel welcome and free at the same time as keeping you leveled
susan
I came to Kevin because I needed a refresher course. I had taken piano lessons as a child, but I'd lost a lot of it over the years. Kevin is very knowledgeable and patient and he explains things very well. I would recommend him wholeheartedly.
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Alex H.

2 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Sacramento
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex H.

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Ever wonder why theory is important? A lot of people don't want to learn theory or are scared of it. If this is you, I'll explain how to navigate music without using theory while also showing how theory can be a helpful tool. If you're here to learn more about theory because you need to or you're interested in learning more about it, some of the topics I'll cover are listen below.

Tailored to your skill level, you'll learn:
-high vs low notes
-ascending vs descending
-sharps, flats, and naturals
-key signatures
-time signatures
-major vs minor
-other modes
-rhythm and melody
-transcriptions
-form
-chord recognition
-intervals
-harmonies
-transposition
-much more!

My teaching style is casual, yet theoretical. I'm easy going, but also passionate. I tailor my style and difficulty to match each individual student.

If you have any questions or want to meet in person to see if it's a good fit, let me know! :)

Alex

About Alex

MUSIC: My first private lessons were on piano at 8 years of age with piano lessons, I learned about he basic fundamentals of music (scales, melodies, harmonies, rhythm, time and key signatures, accidentals, etc.). After discovering that rhythms were the most interesting to me, I decided to start dru

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Sina
We’ve had a few lessons with Alex so far, at home and on line. He is really good at what he does and my children are learning a lot from him.
Colsen
Alex is patient and is able to teach accordingly to a child's level. My son is 8 years old. Alex is very experienced in teaching, he started out with basics, and moved on according to my son's ability to learn. My son learned a lot during his first lesson.
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Katie A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Theatre from Wayne State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Katie A.

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Hi! My name is Katie and I love the language of music, especially in the world of Theatre. Let me teach you the basics of reading and writing music, from music notes and key and time signatures, to sight reading and advanced rhythm reading. Let's learn together!

About Katie

Getting my BFA in Theatre and a minor in Musical Theatre at Wayne State University- I saw a great lack of understanding from theatre students about the world of music! I have been playing an instrument since the 4th grade, and in High School found myself a part of theatre, band, choir and orchestra!

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Melissa R.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • B.A. Music from Baldwin Wallace University
  • Teaching since 2002
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Melissa R.

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Hello and welcome! I am a classically trained pianist with 20+ years of private lesson teaching under my belt. As a mom of three, I understand the learning needs of children and develop lesson plans that reflect optimal learning for their style. My teaching philosophy focuses on developing the whole musical individual, forming relationships, and earning trust--that's when real learning can occur. I am a firm believer in fun and try to incorporate games and other fun learning activities into lessons. Please reach out and let's make some music!

About Melissa

I have a B.A. in Music with an emphasis in piano. My performing experience includes musical theater direction (community, high school, and middle school), opera, and choral. I most recently worked as an Assistant Music Director for a local church before relocating to Texas. I feel my diverse backgro

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Amy
Our family can't say enough about Melissa! WONDERFUL! She is a gift to piano students. My son has taken lessons with her for almost a decade now, and has truly developed as a musician due to her teaching skills. She works with students (at their level) to develop their confidence and joy in music. Not only is she a top-rate teacher and musician, she is an absolute delight to work with! She blends music professionalism with care and flexibility for students, which is a rare blend. Melissa has our highest recommendation!
Steve
As a retired senior who likes music, I knew nothing at all about it, I was referred to Melissa when I suddenly wanted to know more. Much to my surprise, after 1 and 1/2 years I'm actually playing the piano...and it sounds pretty good. I highly recommend Melissa. She's patient, kind, affirming, and knows just when to push me to try more without undermining my self confidence. And she makes it fun!
Margaret
Melissa is a wonderful tutor! I am an older student and really appreciate her skill and patience in helping me as I relearn how to play the piano. I highly recommend Melissa as a piano teacher/tutor to young and old alike!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in West Sacramento, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in West Sacramento 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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"We hired Brian to work with our barely 3 year old to play the drums we got him for his birthday. He loves it! We don’t have any grand aspirations for him, but he likes to bang around and we wanted to give him some direction to see if he latched on to it. Our main objective is that he has fun. Brian is GREAT with him and he looks forward to it every week. 10/10!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Brian H.
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"Rebecca came well prepared and she has a very positive, energetic personality.
She is a true pleasure to be around. To hear her play is a blessing. She has it all:
personality and musically. We are blooking forward to many more lessons to come."
May
Took Music Theory lessons from Rebecca S.
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"Incredible instructor. Patient , clear instructions"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Andrea B.
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"So easy even this old timer can get it

Tim is an excellent, patient and caring instructor. I am a brand new guitar owner from a rural area in North Dakota. I was looking for a guitar teacher but all required a 30-60 minute drive. I found Tim through the Betterfly website and have taken several lessons through Skype. It has been a great experience that I would recommend to anyone from beginner on up"
Christine
Took Music Theory lessons from Tim B.
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"Ahmad is an amazing teacher to say the least!! I've playing guitar for years with never a full grasp of harmony, and within a few short hours he caught me up on some of the most vital information I was missing. A true expert teacher.. Give him a chance... You won't be disappointed!!!"
Bill
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Jimmy teach music not just guitar. He teaches common senses ways to make it easy to understand and retain. He is an excellent teacher"
James
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Fantastic all around. Deep knowledge and excellent teaching skills. He is also a truly kind and caring person too. He made it easy for me to understand concepts that were always lost on me in the past. It was the best money I have ever spent to get my skills and knowledge where I need them to be. I highly recommend Shon as both a theory and instrument (guitar/piano) instructor. Definitely the best option if you want to take you or your child's playing to the next level."
Andrew
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"I am a good pianist but I really wanted to work on music theory and analysis. I chose Aaron because I wanted to know more about what I was playing. Aaron has really provided me with profound insight on multiple levels into the music I am working on, such that my performances have gained entirely new meanings. I have been working on Shostakovich's Piano Concerto no. 2 and he has really helped me to understand the harmonies in the second movement. Aaron has a warm, inviting personality and is a delight to take lessons from. I highly recommend this teacher."
Benjamin
Took Music Theory lessons from Aaron R.
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"Adam explains things in a way that makes you think critically about the subject and gives logical ways to work through theory problems. HES THE BEST IMSTRUCTOR EVER! I would not have passed theory without him"
Sarah
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Ramona is a Great instructor, Very knowledgable in different aspects of music and instruments; also has a nice set up in her home. grateful for the experience and lessons."
Obsidian
Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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