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Dr. Neil G.

2 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, French, Dutch
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Doctorate of Music from University of Southern California
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Dr. Neil G.

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Do you perhaps need help with your college or university music theory courses? I can help. Do you perhaps want to learn the basics of music theory? I can help too!

About Dr. Neil

*** Travel Equipment *** student should have piano or keyboard instrument. I can provide or obtain instruction materials as needed depending on student. *** Specialties *** all styles and levels of music including classical, pop, rock, very elementary jazz, fusion etc.

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Brandon B.
Neil is a great piano teacher. I took many years of lessons growing up and then stopped playing the piano for 10 years. I picked it up a year ago learning new pieces and hit a "wall" where I wasn't able to improve myself, so I wanted to find a teacher that could help. Neil has been great - proactively pointing out areas where I tense up or could use a different fingering, suggesting helpful sight reading pieces, and even helping me find a better keyboard for my own practice at home. He has a lot of experience and good advice.
Bill
I have the highest praise for Neil. I am an adult, and I studied for nine years as a child and started studying again about ten years ago and have studied with several teachers during that time. I work on some difficult pieces, and Neil can always explain to me how to play the passages I am having trouble with and make it seem easy. Also, he can demonstrate for me how something should be played because he is such an excellent pianist. I am so happy I found Neil, and highly recommend him.

Chan C.

4 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Korean
  • Awarded Final Fantasy Orchestra from Flute
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Chan C.

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I started Music Theory in high school when I first took the AP Music Theory. It was by far one of my favorite classes. I loved it so much that it pushed me to major in music and picked up a Composition major in 2014. I even became a Music Theory tutor and assistant at University of North Texas.

About Chan

-Korean Language teacher -Flute Player -Music Producer -Music Theory Teacher I recently have graduated from Berklee College of Music. I double majored in Music Production&Engineering. Before then, I was a student in University of North Texas double majoring in Flute Performance and Compo

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Mindy
Amazing Korean teacher. Very fun way of teaching. I took lesson with Chan and he was teaching me in very comfortable way. Instead of the textbook method, he was teaching me relating with korean drama as an example. much recommend 10/10 !
Jenny Lee
Great instructor. I was recommended by a friend. I've been taking lessons for 3 consecutive months and now I'm able to make basic conversation with my friends.
Lily
I had over 4 Korean lessons the past year and Chan really connected with me and helped me understand the best.

I got into Korean through knowing Kpop and all the previous teachers were very structured like school teaching but Chan taught me in quick and fun modern way.

Definitely a 10/10!

Brian R.

9 Reviews
Los Angeles, CA
Starting at $70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music Degree - Jazz Studies Percussion from Western Connecticut University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Brian R.

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Highly focused on drum & rhythmic theory...specializing in odd meters

About Brian

I'm a 33 year old professional musician who has been playing drums and percussion for the last 19 years. I've taught for a respected music studio in Connecticut and I continue to teach here in Los Angeles. I have played in numerous bands and toured the United States, Europe and Central America. The

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Sam
sooooooo much fun taking hand drum lessons from Brian! Ultra beginner student is me (shhh I'm getting better!). I decided to learn bongos plus the djembe ( I don't own either drum BUT he has them at his studio so it was cool )......He is very supportive when I try the exercises he shows me and no pressure to be a pro right away lol. I will keep coming to learn more and more I like the salsa stuff he showed me at lessons.......and don't worry Brian I am about to buy a set of bongos to practice at home! Cool guy - recommended!!!
Luther
This dude can play! Brian is a great teacher.. we did some hand drums and drum set for the few lessons we had together. I was new to learning music and glad I came across Brian because he is a chill guy with positive light. I felt as if I could take drums as far as I wanted with Brian as my teacher. I will be back for some more lessons when my wife lets me lol.
Jessie
Quality drum teacher. I took lessons with Brian for about a year and his teaching style is relaxed compared to other drummers I studied with. I never felt rushed with the exercises, we always went at my pace. I recommend this teacher.

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Charis B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.S. Music Education from David Lipscomb College
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Charis B.

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music theory is covered in the most subtle ways and more in depth when needed. How to build a chord, invert it and play, understanding major and minor keys

About Charis

I have a B.S. in Music Education. I have worked with several disabled students patiently guiding them, finding creative ways to make music accessible to them. I believe it is not about me or the parent, but the student. I work with children of all ages believing that we can find a way that works

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Alexa B.
Great teacher! She was able to teach my daughter in 3 lessons what her band teacher couldn’t do in 6 months. My daughter walked away after her first lesson excited and couldn’t wait for her next lesson. You can tell Charis loves what she does.
Darla Mills
excellent lesson
Olivia H.
The lesson would have been better if I were not so nervous and played better.
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Serena E.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music, Voice Performance from Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music
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Serena E.

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Students will learn how to read and interpret sheet music. They will also learn a foundational understanding of the piano to help play notes, and be taught to pitch match and understand intervals and scales aurally.

*all lessons are always taylored to be appropriate vocally and dramatically for age, voice type, and ability

About Serena

Hello! My name is Serena! Music shapes my life and has made me the person I am today. My experience in training in opera, musical theatre, jazz, and pop has expanded my musical skills and knowledge. Not only have I been trained in performance, but I have also studied music history, music theory

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Jennifer
Ms Serena is a quality teacher with high expectations and rigid policies. My daughter took lessons for approximately six months. During this time, she learned a great deal regarding vocal technique and the physiology behind quality sound and breath control. Ms Serena also guided my daughter through the creative writing process of composing her own song.
Lana
Serena was so kind, encouraging and helpful in beginning my vocal training. She focused on the fundamentals, explaining and answering every question I had, teaching me about proper technique, vocal health, audition etiquette, and more. She was also always willing to listen to how I was feeling and was very kind and welcoming at all times In a very short amount of time, my vocal technique and quality improved, and I now am a much more confident and healthy singer. Serena is amazing!
Lynnette
My daughter and I are very happy with how Serena coached her. Her technical way of teaching has helped Jana , my daughter, understand the mechanics of singing better. We booked the $400/5sessions promo in preparation for my daughter’s competition and we are happy to say that she did very well, thanks to Serena’s coaching.
Serena is very professional, communicates clearly, and is excellent in her craft. It is unfortunate that due to other family affairs, we are unable to continue with her.
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Jack S.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, English, Russian
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. in Music and Economics from University of Chicago
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Jack S.

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Jack earned his BA in Music from the University of Chicago in June of 2019 and has been actively tutoring Music Theory since then. He has experience with a wide range of theory instruction, from integrating theory into beginner-level instrument lessons to assisting with AP Music Theory exam prep and college-level coursework.

About Jack

Jack Slavin is a music educator, aspiring musicologist, and pianist. Jack’s musical training began at the Pre-College Division of the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Sheryl Canellakis from 2005 to 2015. While in school, Jack performed in several New York venues, including Weill

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Elle
Jack is THE BEST. He is always super patient and kind and I am amazed by all of the awesome techniques and tips he shares to help me. I love taking lessons with Jack and I am really excited about my own progress under his guidance.
Chris
Jack is fantastic with working at YOUR pace. I had played piano years ago and wanted to get back into it. Jack was able to adapt exercises on the spot when he could see i was breezing through some things but struggling in other areas. Jack is also a very kind and understanding person - he was accommodating to my financial situation even before COVID. I would recommend Jack to anyone looking to start or brush up on piano.
Claire
Jack has been absolutely fantastic! My husband and I have had other instructors for our two children but they never worked out. Jack is very patient with them and very enthusiastic about what he teaches them. He is very supportive and has high expectations of them, which is exactly what my family was looking for.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Winnetka, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Winnetka is $65. 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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"Adam is a wonderful tutor and help. He’s patient with those he is teaching & he looks for ways to teach and demonstrate the material in a whitty, impactful manner. He knows everything there is to know about music theory and much more, and a lot of my success in passing all four levels of music theory points back to this guy!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Working with Emily at the Ithaca College Summer Music Academy this past summer showed me her excellent teaching, leadership, and musicianship. I was able to attend multiple concerts in which Emily performed incredible music on a variety of wind instruments, as well as learn about the music theory class she was teaching on pop music. In the class she analyzed the music of artists such as Rihanna, Sia, and Lady Gaga, giving value to all types of music and relating to the high school students with music they enjoy. Emily is an inspiring musician, teacher, and friend who I would trust in any situation."
Adam
Took Music Theory lessons from Emily P.
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"Billy is the absolute best! Transcribing rhythms and ear training analysis have always been my weaknesses when it comes to music theory knowledge and finding the right exercises and techniques to improve has always been quite a difficult process to achieve. However, within just a few tutoring lessons from Billy, I started to build a better understanding of music theory as a whole. In every tutoring lesson, Billy was patient, knowledgeable and friendly which quickly benefited my musicality and strengthened my overall friendship and love with music. Thank you Billy!"
Ros
Took Music Theory lessons from Billy D.
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"David really listens! Not only to what I want and need, but to where I am and to when I'm being too ambitious. I look forward to the rest of our lessons; I know I'm going to learn a lot."
Diane
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Smart attentive teacher and cheerful motivator. Best of all, she seamlessly customizes the lesson for a learner's own goals. I look forward to many more lessons with Rachel."
Ted
Took Music Theory lessons from Rachel P.
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"Jorge tutored me for a few weeks in music theory and it greatly benefited me. He shows through his examples and explanations that he really understands concepts of music theory and keyboard, as well on his clarinet too. I highly recommend hiring Jorge since he goes over the information at a good pace and nice manor. He will go over whatever you need help on."
Holly
Took Music Theory lessons from Jorge R.
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"Upbeat beautiful positive sweet person who loves what she does."
Wendy
Took Music Theory lessons from Sue D.
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"AMAZING!

I met Dave in my music theory class at Ex'pression college. He's the reason why I'm making music today. I went from not knowing a thing about music theory or a piano to creating chord progressions, understanding modes, intervals, modal interchange, and how to read sheet music. He's extremely patient, professional, and easy to get along with. His passion for music and teaching is infectious, I highly recommend!!!"
Jerry
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"He's great, which is what I expected after having read his reviews.

We've only had one lesson but I've learned more with him than I did with an adult self teaching piano book.

So far, very good."
Zaida
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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"Amanda taught me a music theory lesson, and she was very patient and understanding as I worked through the theory. I have not found the same level of understanding in other instructors as I have in Amanda. Thank you Amanda!"
Blair
Took Music Theory lessons from Amanda D.
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