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Colin M.

10 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA Music from California State University Sacramento
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Colin M.

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I'm a believer that almost anyone can learn to play music well, and guitar is no exception. It's something which seems difficult at first, but has a series of specific steps (like any instrument) which take the mystery out of it, and get you playing in no time! I love seeing students improve on this instrument and seeing how much fun they have once they begin to play songs they love.

About Colin

I'm a life-long musician with a passion for the art and a love of teaching it. In 2012, I graduated from Sacramento State with a Bachelors in Music. Through my schooling and personal study, I have become a well-rounded musician able to teach many instruments effectively. Making music with others

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Jason
Our first lesson was great! Colin was very patient with my son and helped him come out of his shell. It was a very informational lesson and we look forward to our next one!
Scott B.
Colin is a good dude. Great person to learn from. Very patient and helpful
Kelly
Colin has been a fantastic teacher for my 12-year old son, who is learning his first instrument. Colin is kind, friendly, personable, and easy-going. He keeps the lessons fresh and fun. My son has made a very nice connection with Colin and really enjoys his lessons.
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Esther B.

50 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Korean, English, Korean
  • Awarded Annabelle Jones Rose Memorial Scholarship from Sacramento City College
  • Teaching since 1984
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Esther B.

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I have been teaching the guitar 10 years. I'm building a strong foundation of techniques.I specialize in Blues, classical &typically use MelBay books and also have the following to use the Sheet music.
In addition,I emphasize how to read a good sight reading.

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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Jacey
Mrs. Esther is a really kind, patient, and honest piano teacher. She helped me work through my mistakes and told me what I needed to work on in order to improve. Her way of teaching is effective and it helped me gain more knowledge about piano and the techniques of being a good pianist. She is very caring and understands when I'm in a difficult situation and she always encourages me to keep going. I enjoyed all the experiences I had with Mrs. Esther and the unique personality she had. For the past 9 years, I have learned a lot about music and the hard work that goes into playing the piano. I will never regret having Mrs. Esther as my piano teacher and the adventures I had.
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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Alex H.

2 Reviews
Sacramento, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 60
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Alex H.

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I've taken private drum and piano lessons myself, which has given me a great understanding of all musical areas with a strong focus on rhythm. I've played a lot of different kinds of gigs in a lot of different locations and settings, including Spain and New York. I've been teaching since 2012. When I teach, I try to tailor my lessons to each individual student. If the student is willing to work hard to improve, I'm willing to work just as hard to keep the student improving.

Students will learn their favorite songs with music and by ear. Studio days are available to record the students performing the songs when ready and you get to keep the recordings to showcase your improvement!

Advanced students also welcome. I have challenges for everyone.

We can meet and talk in person before starting lessons to make sure it's a good fit. If you have any questions, feel free to ask :)

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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Sarah W.

Davis, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks
  • Awarded Rapaport Prize for summer music study (2012) from Columbia University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sarah W.

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If you want to learn how to compose your own original music, I'm the teacher for you! I have experience teaching music—composition, music theory, ear training, flute lessons, and beginner piano—to K-12 and adult students. In our first meeting, we'll discuss your goals and go from there, whether those goals are learning to compose solely for your own enjoyment, or preparing to apply to college or graduate music programs. I'm quite flexible in my teaching style: for students who are at the beginning stages and/or want more structure, I can devise lots of fun exercises and assignments. For more self-guided students, I'm happy to simply look at and discuss what you bring in for each lesson.

A little more about me: I just received my PhD with departmental distinction in music composition and theory from UC Davis. I also have a master's degree in composition from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and a BA in music from Columbia University. My main instrument is flute, though I also ...

About Sarah

I received my PhD in music composition and theory with departmental distinction from UC Davis in June 2021. While at UC Davis, I was a TA for several music courses, including introductory music theory, introductory music history, and intermediate ear training. I also have experience teaching music t

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Emily E.

9 Reviews
Vacaville, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Moody bible institute
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Emily E.

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I love teaching beginner piano. I start at age 5 and use the Faber piano adventures books. My students will learn how to read music and study music theory. Each lesson is tailored to the individual student and their own unique needs .

About Emily

Emily is a classically trained opera singer with a Bachelor and Masters degree in vocal performance. She recently relocated to the San Antonio area and performs with the Public Theater of San Antonio. In Dayton she sang with the Dayton Opera , the Dayton Philharmonic Chorus and La Comedia dinner th

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Tabytha B.
Excellent
Elsa G.
I have been having an incredible time and experience with Emily. She is an amazing teacher. I love taking lessons with her. For the first time in my life, I think I am going to be able to sing.... She's incredible.
thank you!!!!
Dee E.
Emily was immediately able to show me some tips that helped my breathing and pitch, and was a joy to work with.
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Andrzej G.

6 Reviews
Folsom, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English
  • A.A. in Music from Shasta College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Andrzej G.

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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

Shoot me a message to see if we're a good match!

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 d

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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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