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Justin R.

(6)
Sanford, FL
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Justin R.

Sanford, FL

(6)

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Private Music Theory Teacher

While music theory is very challenging to learn, it is one of the most valuable tools to have in playing music. the theory i teach from guitar DIRECTLY transfers over to any instrument. And while some teachers just expect music theory to be taught and learned easily, i take a different approach. Starting with the basics of music theory, the musical alphabet, moving to simple staff and tabs, the things i teach all immediately follow into each other one after another. Simple sayings and funny acronyms I've found help students with things like the name of guitar strings and how to follow the sharps and flats of the musical alphabet. I take a hands on approach to theory instructed in a way that is easy to follow and fun to learn!

About Justin

Hi, my name is Justin. I have been a musician for about twelve years now. My passion is teaching. I'm eager to continue passing my knowledge and skills on to my students. I'm looking for new students of all skill levels that want to proficiently advance in learning their passion as well . I've b

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July 5, 2018
John M.
My son is almost 9 and has been playing for about 2 years. His last teacher provided a solid foundation but Justin has taken lessons to the next level. He sets reasonable expectations but my son is more excited to practice every day because he feels challenged. So far so good. I would highly recommend.
January 17, 2018
Amy
Justin is awesome! My 8 year old daughter looks forward to his lessons every week. She has had 4 lessons so far and is progressing each week. He is extremely patient and communicates very well with her. We love that he is able to come to our home to teach. He is a great teacher and I would definitely recommend him.
July 7, 2017
Jennifer K.
Best guitar instructor in area. He is professional and patient. I recommend him to anyone.
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Cara A.

(17)
Leesburg, FL
Starting at $30
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor Degree Music Education from Kent State University
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Music theory is taught in all lessons

About Cara

Making music and Teaching music has always been a huge part of my life! Music has brought such joy to my personal life and the lives of my students and their friends and family. I teach music because it is such a wonderful experience for everyone involved from the practice room to the performance.

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November 13, 2018
Sheyla
She is outstanding. I am very impressed with her teaching my daughter violin.
October 17, 2018
Alex
It was a great first day. My child felt motivated by her teacher
March 6, 2017
Ryan
Cara is the best music teacher we've ever met. My daughter Amanda (now 6 years old) started learning piano from her 8 months ago. Before that Amanda learned piano for 1 year but didn't have good progress. Now, Not only can Amanda play piano very well, but also she can play violin well for 5 variations of Twinkle Twinkle, after only 9 violin classes from Cara. The most important thing is: Amanda is falling love with the music, which I believe will benefit her whole life. In our opinion, experience, fun, discipline and child-centered are the key to Cara's teaching success. We have met with her husband (a retired band director), and two daughters (both professional violinists), we can feel their love to the music and really admire their music skill.

Our friends thought we were crazy when they knew the fact that we need to drive 60 minutes single trip to take the weekly lesson, but after they see Amanda playing piano and violin, they think it well deserves it.

Cara is the best music teacher for kids in Metro-Orlando area. If you want your kid to fall in love with music, she is your best choice. Go Cara!
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Hailey G.

(25)
Oviedo, FL
Starting at $25
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  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Hailey G.

Oviedo, FL

(25)

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Private Music Theory Teacher

I will teach you how to read, analyze, and compose music. Investing in the knowledge of music theory will help you to understand the complexities of musical compositions. Learning music theory helps any musician gain a greater appreciation and knowledge of their craft.

About Hailey

Hi my name is Hailey! I love to sing and absolutely love sharing the gift of music with others. I began to sing and write songs when I was very young. As I got older I pursued my passion of music and have developed my voice and song writing abilities with the help of many amazing teachers. I have a

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September 16, 2019
Lynn R.
Best teacher ever!!!
September 3, 2019
Alan
Hailey is also a great great teacher, willing to pinpoint my strengths and weaknesses, highlight the strengths and then gently promote the weaknesses to help me be a better singer. Which is saying a tremendous amount, because my musical acumen/confidence/ability was a lot lower 2 months ago than it is now that I have worked with Hailey since then. Thanks!
August 23, 2019
Hannah
Hailey has been the perfect piano teacher for our 10 year old daughter. She chooses songs, such as Disney music, that excite my daughter to learn, she establishes a structured practice schedule so my daughter makes practice part of her week, and most importantly she cares about her students and gets to know them as a person not just a piano student. My daughter looks forward to her piano lessons each week and we've seen great progress!

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David S.

(7)
Music Theory
Starting at $30
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BM -- Jazz Performance from The Ohio State University
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My goal as a teacher is to give you the facility to express yourself through music. The key parts to developing this facility are:

1. theory -- if you know your theory, you know the best way to express your idea without having to think about it
2. technique -- the last thing you want is for your technique to hinder your ability to express your idea. Having good technique lets your ideas flow naturally

When you take lessons with me, you get out of it what you put in. Your job as student is to be honest with what you expect to achieve and my job as teacher is to give you the tools to achieve it

About David

I am a bass player first, not a guitarist who also teaches bass. Students will learn technique, theory and groove from a teacher who understands that as bass players, we are in a unique position. Since bass is both a harmony and rhythm instrument we have the opportunity to develop into leaders in

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August 8, 2019
Chris H.
David went over basic music theory and rhythm with me, and corrected some technique issues. He explained things clearly and when we put some of it into practice in the final minutes I saw instant results. Absolutely excited to do my homework and for my next lesson.
July 10, 2019
Robert F.
As a beginning, self-taught bass player of four months, I wanted to find a teacher who could analyze and critique my playing. I scheduled five lessons with David over a time period of three months. David was instrumental in analyzing and critiquing bad techniques and habits I acquired. He very thoroughly emphasized proper fretting technique and finger positioning; exercises were given that helped me obtain full tonal quality and efficient fretboard navigation skills. We also reviewed basic theory, scale modes, rhythmic weight, pentatonics and arpeggios; seminal knowledge for the beginner.

A technical type player, David has excellent playing skills as well as a comprehensive knowledge of theory and its practical application. He is a good listener and showed a genuine interest in helping me achieve my goals. I definitely can see an improvement in my playing skills....playing more confidently and efficiently.

Highly recommended.......
November 19, 2018
Ben
David has really tailored our lessons for what I was interested in doing. We are working on technique, musicianship and jazz. He was able to assess quickly where I was at with my skill set and pin point ideas and exercises to help me improve. I'm eager to keep on studying with him!
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Eric C.

(14)
Music Theory
Starting at $20
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Scsboa All Southern California, Jazz All-stars from SCSBOA
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Eric C.

(14)

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Online Music Theory Teacher

Music Theory, is the building blocks of understanding music. Depending on where the student is at with their understanding of the subject, I will focus on different aspects of the subject. Beginners will be taught how to read music, with skills such as note recognition. Intermediate students will start looking at chords, and analyzing the melodies and harmonies of music. Advanced students will be focusing on higher level analysis of chordal structures as well as composing. All students will be required to bring staff paper, and a pencil to lessons. Homework will be given, but it will not be an overwhelming amount at any time. The goal is to get my students to understand, and become comfortable with music theory, to optimize their musical experience regardless of their instrument, or composing styles.

About Eric

Hi! I'm Eric, a Saxophonist, Woodwind-Player, Composer, Singer, and Teacher that was born and raised in Southern California. I've been playing the saxophone for over ten years now, writing music for as long as I can remember, and singing since I was in elementary school. I play for a variety of gro

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March 7, 2019
Faisal
My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
November 15, 2018
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
September 26, 2018
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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Vanessa L.

(40)
Music Theory
Starting at $25
Teaching Locations:
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Teaching Locations:
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  • Bachelor's in Music Education from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner
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Online Music Theory Teacher

I can teach you how to read music. You would be able to understand keys, rhythm, dynamics, ect.

About Vanessa

As a vocal teacher I focus on the correct method to singing that helps keep your voice beautiful and healthy. I earned my bachelors degree in music education with an emphasis in vocals. I learned music appreciation, theory, history, choral singing and classical voice training. I love music a

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July 16, 2019
Belinda
Vanessa is very patient and caring. If you have some trouble, she will work with you to fix it. She helps you improve your voice like no other instructor! After only a few lessons, I know that I have way more confidence and control than I ever did before. I definitely recommend her to anyone like me who wants to sing to their fullest potential.
November 4, 2018
Kristy
Very patient and understanding. Great tips. My daughter likes Vanessa.
October 5, 2018
Victoria
She is great teacher. My daughter likes her and enjoyed her classes.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Altoona, FL

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Altoona is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $30 and $240 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$52 average
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"Awesome teacher. Answers every question and explains all concepts thoroughly."
- Spencer
Took Music Theory lessons from Joel M.
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"She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well"
- Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle R.
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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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"Composer here, who studied with Bill. A kind and insightful teacher! Bill was always ready to help with odd requests for pieces I was working or interested in as we went over piano topics, music theory, and ear training. Gave me a great foundation to work with."
- Josie
Took Music Theory lessons from Bill T.
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"Joe is an awesome guitarist!! I took lessons from him, and he was really good and knew just how to get me to improve. He also knows a TON about all different kinds of music and music theory--I signed up for guitar, but I ended up learning lots of other useful stuff too. Highly recommended!!!"
- Audrey
Took Music Theory lessons from Joe M.
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"Very patient with me. I'm not the fastest learner, so Michelle's delicate and meticulous approach was very effective."
- Jose
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle R.
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"Capable, courteous, and very well versed in his field. Patrick's flexible schedule made it possible for us to cram for an upcoming test, on short notice.
Conveniently, he's preparing to teach a university cpurse on the same subject matter."
- Abdulaziz
Took Music Theory lessons from Patrick A.
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"I start Berklee School of Music next Monday and I feel s much better for having start with Molly first. She has so much materials and resources that make learning a breeze. This is probably my 3rd or 4th review about her as a teacher but shes just that awesome!!!!"
- Ginger
Took Music Theory lessons from Molly M.
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"Trevor is wonderful and sensitive to special learning needs."
- Will
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor H.
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"Dave is awesome!

Dave pretty much saved me in Music Theory. I was really struggling to grasp chord progressions and melodies, Dave walked me through everything step by step until I got it. I highly recommend dave as an instructor, he'll get you through it!"
- David
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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