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Andrew G.

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  • Awarded Morris M. Martin Scholarship from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Andrew G.

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Whether you're coming for roman numeral analysis, SATB chorales, or help analyzing short works, symphonies and preparing for tests, I have extensive knowledge of the inner workings of music. For example, I believe music contains patterns, relationships and structures. I will help you master recognition of these elements through ear-training and harmonic and rhythmic dictation. With my lessons, you can achieve successful SATB part writing and we'll work together so you leave the lesson with not just a modern understanding of theory, but a sense of accomplishment. I also teach Schenkerian analysis, 20th century techniques such as serialism and set theory. In closing, I will give you the tools to bolster you in navigating these concepts so you can understand music on a deeper level and apply your learning to real-world examples, or classroom assignments.

About Andrew

Hello! My name is Andrew Gresham, a professional oboist and music theory and composition expert. I welcome students of all ages and abilities and I look forward to working with my students to support them in achieving their goals. I have continuously performed as principal oboe for dozens of ensembl

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Andrew J. Warner
Very satisfied with Andrew's support of my son's oboe classes. Andrew was patient and encouraging, which is exactly what my son needed. I was sorry that he moved an could no longer teach my son.
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Esther B.

51 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Korean, English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1984
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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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Natalia
Esther is amazing! My daughter enjoys her piano lessons.
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.
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Athan G.

80 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German
  • Awarded Reno Jazz Festival Outstanding Musician Award from Peter Epstein
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Athan G.

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As a Jazz performance major at Cal State University Northridge, I have received extensive training in both classical and jazz theory. From basic scales to advance harmonic applications, I have much to offer to help expand your knowledge of music theory. I teach based on each students individual needs in order to help them realize their goals.

Theory can be a nightmare when presented wrong! Learning music theory later in life, my approach centers around what is important, and building a strong foundation, which will then take us further into all the exciting complexities of advanced theory. We will focus on a practical application of theory concepts, so that our material is not only an esoteric idea, but a concrete part of our musical understanding.

About Athan

Hello potential students! I have been teaching music for over eight years, and love teaching as much as music itself. As someone who started late (began drumming at age 16), and quickly progressed from complete (i.e. terrible) beginner to studying at nationally ranked CSU Northridge's jazz program,

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ty so much for being my drum teacher. so excited to start slipknot next week!!
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Dennis H.

7 Reviews
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  • Speaks Hungarian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 15 to 70
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Dennis H.

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Learn why certain scales fit over certain chords. How to improvise. Learn chord substitution, comping, soloing, chord-melody.

About Dennis

With a bachelor's degree in music from Rutgers University, I began teaching guitar over 20 years ago. I have recorded with Larry Coryell and many other artists over the course of my career. My teaching style is direct and to the point. We will go through all the necessary theory of music and apply

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It's been a great experience taking lessons from Dennis. He is clearly very knowledgeable about the subject matter, and is very patient and clear in his teaching instructions. He also takes the time to explain the theory behind the instructions and strives to keep every session interesting and fun.
Rick Payne
Dennis makes you comfortable right away. Very easy to relate to. He moves at a pace his students are comfortable with. I look forward to MANY more lessons.
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Ronald A.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1967
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Ronald A.

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Any role related to music requires some degree of knowledge of music theory.

Music theory is the study of how music works.

Whether you are a roady, sound engineer, music critic, producer, arranger, song writer, composer or anything else I haven't thought of, you MUST know enough music theory to perform your function.

Take my course to know the rest.

About Ronald

I am an experienced professional with a background in music performance, education, composition, theory and arranging. I don’t teach classical guitar any more, but if you interest are anywhere from folk to jazz, we are good to go. *** Lesson Details *** Few musicians or music students have i

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Tom H.
Ron is generous with his knowledge seems committed to helping me improve.
Kendrick morrow
Ronald is a joy. All ways smiling a patient man that breaks down what your learning. Easy to follow worksheets, knowledge, and experience for many years. One of the best investment I've ever made.
Gregory
This guy is great. He is making things simple and understandable.
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Paul E.

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  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded Water Spider from Amazon
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Paul E.

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I'll answer your questions from basic music theory to Advanced music theory and more!

About Paul

Hello, I'm Paul. I grew up in a family of musicians. I have mastered many instruments and aspects of music in over 30 years! The guitars are my foremost specialty, then singing, percussion, and music theory. Rock is my favorite of many many genre.

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Hank
Good first lesson, got an overview on music theory and practical playing techniques.Paul was very thorough on my first lesson.
Andrew
Paul is a great teacher who is very knowledgeable in all things guitar. A great choice for learning not only how to play the guitar but to know why all the notes fit together

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The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Orion 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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"Amazing she’s perfect. Learned all I need to know. Can’t wait for future lessons to get so much better. Truly greatful"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Summer L.
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"Took jazz lessons from Lisa and learned a lot!!! It was a great experience and she is a great teacher! Lisa has a great way of pushing your comfort zone and bringing out your best. Highly recommended!!!"
Rick
Took Music Theory lessons from Lisa N.
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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!"
Cliff
Took Music Theory lessons from Brian H.
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"Brian is an excellent teacher! He taught me in music theory, music history, clarinet, French horn, and some voice. Thanks to him I was able to Clep out of Music Theory I in college. Music lessons gave me confidence and leadership skills. I highly recommend learning from Brian!"
Laura
Took Music Theory lessons from Brian H.
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"Music Theory made easy. Cole helped everything make sense"
Scott J.
Took Music Theory lessons from Russell P.
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"Excellent first lesson -Ronald is very knowledgeable and very easy to work with. Looking forward to progressing in theory with him!! Would highly recommend!!"
Linda
Took Music Theory lessons from Ronald A.
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"Indigo is simply the best at simplifying music theory into bite size pieces that are easy to grasp. She is a very gifted teacher."
Geoffrey
Took Music Theory lessons from Indigo S.
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"Well, I can say that when we met 24 years ago, I've never seen anyone playing the bass guitar as good as he did, I still remember him playing that beautiful six string bass guitar along with a drummer... I was just trying to catch up with those two ... it was just rehearsal and they didn't need a me as keyboard player , just the slap bass solo was enough for me to step down and watch, I learned a lot just by listening to him. He was a very patient teacher and his musical knowledge was amazing,"
Rolando
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"Brendon is very knowledgeable in Music Theory. We have been working on Schenkerian analysis. He assigns helpful assignments and readings each week to guide my learning."
Maria
Took Music Theory lessons from Brendon R.
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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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