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Popular Music Teachers in Whittier, CA

Kristapor N.

3 Reviews
Anaheim, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Armenian
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kristapor N.

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As an instrumentalist and composer, I have the privilege of an active and successful career in Music, performing across the country as well as internationally with world-class artists, and writing music for some of the most sought after performers in the country.

I believe Music is, most importantly, a tool for communication. As a teacher, my goal is to show students how to use this tool on their path towards clearer, more confident self-expression, and in so doing, further myself along the same path.

About Kristapor

I believe Music is, most importantly, a tool for communication. As a teacher, my goal is to show students how to use this tool on their path towards clearer, more confident self-expression, and in so doing, further myself along the same path. As an instrumentalist and composer, I have the priv

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Jacob J.
Very informative, positive, and patient teacher.
Chelsy
Kristapor is a wonderful teacher. He not only taught my son violin, but also inspired him to be a better violinist. He spent hours with my son to come up with a high standard audition tape for applying a summer music camp. My son got accepted & had a great time learning music at the camp. Thank you, Kristapor!!!!
Anne
I took violin lessons from Kris for nearly two years, until moving out of LA. He is an extremely talented musician and teacher. During these lessons, my violin technique and musical expression both considerably improved. Kris is very patient, and able to teach multiple methods to successfully master various violin techniques (such as vibrato). Through implementing improvisation into the lessons, Kris can also bring out the student's musical creativity and confidence, which not only helps aspiring composers, but guides violin students in adding expression to the music they're currently learning. He encourages students to challenge themselves, but effectively teaches all of the techniques necessary to accomplish their musical goals.

He is also a brilliant composer, and is an excellent composition teacher as well! Although my lessons were mostly focused on violin, he provided much useful advice for improving my compositions for orchestra and symphonic band as well.

I highly recommend Kris as an instructor for music students of any proficiency level!
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Eric C.

14 Reviews
Monrovia, CA
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric C.

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In lessons, I will teach students how to develop an embouchure and make sound, have proper technique, discuss equipment care, how to read music and develop note recognition, and ultimately, play music. All of this, while helping students to develop their

The goal is to get my students playing with proper technique, so that this will carry on throughout their career and playing of the instrument. After getting some sounds out of the instrument and having decent technique, students will be assigned 1-2 songs to work on each lesson. It is the learning of music on one's own, that I believe, truly challenges the student to continue to apply information given in lessons.

About Eric

Hi there! I'm Eric Croissant, a Music Educator, Instrumentalist, Musical Artist, and Producer that was born and raised in Southern California. I have been teaching music lessons for over 10 years now, with over 5 years experience teaching online through programs such as FaceTime, Skype, Zoom

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Faisal
My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
Zac M.
Eric is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough when he is teaching his students. He is very talented and player numerous instruments. I would recommend him to anyone for lessons.
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Dimitry O.

8 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dimitry O.

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Much of my methods are derived from my doctoral dissertation studies in the field of Sports Psychology. I apply my teaching methods to develop and increase control of muscular and mental functions, accuracy, precision, discipline, mental awareness and overall coordination in violin performance. I am eager to share my knowledge and experience in sports psychology and to emphasize the general psychological benefits and contribution to human enrichment.

​My students earn numerous accolades, such as Concertmaster and title positions in the: Colburn Chamber and Los Angeles Youth Orchestras, Santa Monica High School Chamber Orchestra, Idyllwild Music Festival Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, Interlochen Music Festival, Honor Orchestra of America, and Santa Monica High School Symphony and Chamber Orchestra, Palisades High School Symphony; Grand Prize in the Fifth International Colibri Music Competition, Westside Committee of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Student Scholarships and ...

About Dimitry

My teaching principles are based on outlining the advantageous mental and physical practice techniques revealed through research in Sports Psychology. These methods help my students strategically overcome the numerous psychological obstacles in order to develop a consistently high level of performa

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Kiran L.
I started learning violin from Dr. Dimitry 1 month ago because, unlike other teachers, I found Dr. Dimitry very honest in specifying the subtleties and nuances, especially the snaggy ones which make the violin one of the most challenging instruments to learn. Although his classes were very expensive, I chose him as he was a straightforward and experienced violinist and I never compromise on the quality of teaching. Also, being a doctoral student myself, I know what it means to earn a Ph.D. and that too in music.

Now, it has been one month, and I enjoy his classes. His analogies and examples are an apt way of understanding the techniques of playing the violin. Though Dr. Dimitry is an advanced violinist, he is very patient with absolute beginners. To sum up, I would highly recommend him to people who are very serious and determined to learn and practice the violin.
Sharon
A true professional and a great teacher! I have been taking violin lessons now for 6 months with Dr. Dimitri Olevsky, having switched to Dimitri after having had a mediocre experience with my previous teacher. Wow…what a difference. Dimitri ably blends his extensive knowledge, talent, and seriousness about his craft with a witty sense of humor. He is able to simplify the complexities of violin technique so that it is truly feels accessible. Highly recommended.
Alexander
Dr. Olevsky was immediately able to improve my playing with direct, practical advice. He is concerned with efficient practice and in making the maximum amount of progress in the time that one has. He is highly knowledgable about the audition process and the real day to day of being a professional performing violinist. I have been playing for 15+ years and find Dimitry's lessons very challenging and stimulating.

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Tom R.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tom R.

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Hi, Tom Ratto here, I have taught hundreds of students (Children & Adults) how to play the piano. I work best with Beginners and Intermediate students. I have had great success teaching on Zoom/FT. I earned a Graduate Degree in Piano Performance from the University of the South Bay in CA. I have also taught Elementary Music and group piano lessons, in CA and NYC schools. I make learning to play the piano easy and fun, I look forward to being your teacher. Best, Tom

About Tom

Hi, I have taught hundreds of students (Children & Adults) how to play the piano. I work best with Beginners and Intermediate students. I have had great success teaching on Zoom/FT. I earned a Graduate Degree in Piano Performance from the University of the South Bay in CA. I have also taught Ele

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Tina B.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Associate of Applied Science from Phillips Junior College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tina B.

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The voice is an instrument and, like any instrument, you need to understand how each part of your instrument works to create music. You also need to know the best way to take care of your instrument so that you don't permanently damage it.

I teach vocal techniques and exercises to help my students become a better singer. My students will learn how to use their diaphragm; how to use dynamics; how to project; how to build up their lung capacity; how to sing in a clear and articulate manner; how to sing various different types of music; how to control their voice; and how to develop their natural ear for music as well as showmanship.

About Tina

A recent transplant from Los Angeles, California; I have been singing professionally for more than forty years as well as having leading roles in local theatre productions. I have also been assistant director, musical director, choreographer, costumer and writer for many productions from West Side

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Shelbie H.
Shelbie is so excited. Can not wait to next lesson
Paula
I absolutely loved my first class with Tina. I am very excited to continue voice lessons with her.
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Danny P.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Danny P.

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I began learning the drums 20 years ago, and have spent the last 12 years sharing that knowledge with students. I’ve taught students from ages 7 - 50 +, all with various sets and and goals. Over the last 10 years, I've been fortunate to travel with world with various rock bands, and have learned from many experienced live players. My goal is to teach you the fundamentals of the instrument, while demonstrating how those fundamentals work in a real musical way.

About Danny

Hello! My name is Danny Piselli, and I offer drum lessons in the Chester County area. Accepting all skill levels and ages. My lessons are designed to not only develop students as drummers, but as musicians. Being able to learn the fundamentals, rudiments, and theory of drumming, while connecting th

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"Was very impressed with Peter's methods, demeanor, patience with my 9 year-old daughter, who is a beginner at piano. She had some experience at reading music, and Peter was adept at recognizing this and 'pushing the envelope' a bit with her and she responded enthusiastically. She left every lesson with a smile on her face."
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Took French Horn lessons from Olivier H.
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"Linda is easily the most patient and welcoming person I've ever worked with. She has incredible knowledge over a vast array of topics and she is eager to share with others. This, in my opinion, is the most important quality of all teachers. Her lessons have proved a great way to build a solid base in my field of interest. as well as providing me with a well rounded and wonderful mentor that I'm sure to rely on for many other lessons in the future- banjo or otherwise!"
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Dan Hegelund is an effective communicator with strong emotional intelligence skills. Dan has a special way with youth, with an ability to inspire, motivate, and teach. I am impressed with his pedagogic skill, both relating to the individual and to a group. Dan is responsible, efficient, and sympathetic. I give Dan Hegelund my strong recommendation."
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Dan H.
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"She knows how to evaluate the actual ability of the student and so she would be able to optimize the appropriate strategy & technique applicable for the individual to learn quick and achieve the ultimate goal with less effort in no time."
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Took Singing lessons from Nicole B.
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"Krisztina is terrific! Great teacher, super friendly, and is willing to help her students work toward their goals while focusing on the importance of developing good technique. I would absolutely recommend her to anyone!"
Steve
Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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"Just had my first lesson - and despite my nerves, it was better than I had expected! Ariel is very knowledgeable and very easy-going! "
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Ariel R.
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"Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)"
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"Aleks is a great and inspiring teacher. He works really hard to make his students play at their best. He taught for us for over 6 years and he is still a esteemed guest artist and conductor at our school. We highly recommend his expertise and professionalism!"
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Took Violin lessons from Aleksandre R.
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"Exceptional piano teacher

I am an older student and I was very self conscious and nervous. Edward makes me feel welcome and is patient and extremely helpful to me in making me feel comfortable playing the piano. I have learned more from him than any other piano teacher I have ever had. It is a joy to come to my lessons and learn from Edward. He is knowledgeable and is teaching me more advanced piano. I am so glad to be working with Edward and playing piano again and enjoying it. Thank you Edward!"
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Took Piano lessons from Edward E.
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