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Check out some of our most popular teachers near Montrose including La Crescenta, Glendale, Burbank, Tujunga and Verdugo City.

Ariel P. Glendale, CA

About Ariel

Hi! My name is Ariel. Thank you so much for looking at my profile. Here is some information about my educational background, performance career, and how I believe I benefit students. I was heralded as an “impressive young…discovery” by the Los Angeles Times in 2010 when I made my operatic debut with Long Beach Opera as Nancy T’ang in Adam’s Nixon in China. I have performed roles such as Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Micaela in Bizet’s Carmen, First Woman in Cherubini’s Medea, Second Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, and Giovanna in Verdi’s Rigoletto. I have been a soloist with the Blackbird Music Project, and I regularly collaborate with composers in the Southern California area. I was a fourth place winner in the Palm Springs Vocal Competition and am an OperaWorks ...

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Arpine B. February 28, 2015
Singing · In home
Verified Student
I have had a great experience taking lessons with Ariel. She is a great teacher and makes everything so easy to understand and do. I do highly recommend her to those who wish to improve their singing and take it to the next level!!!!
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Cristina H. November 9, 2014
Singing · In home
Verified Student
My daughter looks forward to her voice lesson every week. Ariel is awesome!
Kelly K. Tujunga, CA

About Kelly

Music is a wonderful creative outlet, and I hope to benefit my students by teaching them how to play piano pieces that they are interested in. I’m a patient, meticulous, and dedicated teacher, and I’m so excited about helping aspiring pianists to cultivate a deep appreciation for music. I truly believe that students of all ages can master the piano! I'm a classically trained musician, and I'™ve been passionate about playing the piano for the past 18 years. Music brings me so much joy, and I'™m extremely enthusiastic about sharing my knowledge with students to enable them to reach their potential, and unlock the artistry within them. Music is an essential part of my life because, as Plato once said, it œgives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the ...

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Thea L. March 20, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Contagiously passionate

Kelly was creative enough to hold the attention of a wiggly eight-year-old. Her passion for and knowledge of music was contagious and brilliant. Kelly's very honest in her feedback, but presents it constructively with humor and kindness. She kept my daughter actively engaged and was always encouraging.
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TDL November 11, 2011
Best piano teacher

Kelly is passionate about teaching. She goes above and beyond her teaching to help kids to learn. She is patient and kind and of course my girls love her! She is the best and we feel lucky to have her.
Armen M. Burbank, CA

About Armen

Armen M. was born in Armenia, and began playing the violin at the age of seven. From thereon out, Armen received his B.A.and M.A. degrees from Yerevan State Conservatory in Armenia and Artist diploma from Longy school of Music in Cambridge MA. With an impressive background, awards, and distinctions, Armen M. has always been a distinguished violinist, musician and concertmaster. His history of performances with some of the greatest names and soundtracks for some of the most famous movies, Armen has truly shone with this talent. With international performances ranging from Boston to Buenos Aires, including countries like USA, Mexico, Columbia, Argentina, Germany, Russian Armenia, Armen has worked with different styles too, not only classical. Armen infuses his classical background ...

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Michelle G. May 3, 2013
Violin
Incredibly talented teacher

I am so grateful to have found Armen for my continued violin studies. He is very clear and direct with giving direction that has already helped me improve my technique a whole lot. Plus, he makes the lessons focused, yet fun :) I would recommend him in a heartbeat! :)
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Milly V. October 18, 2012
Verified Student
Teacher is awesome

He spends great time teaching you and getting right down to business I've learned so much in such little time, I feel confident that in less time than imagined I wll be playing ike a pro.
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BergeB May 1, 2012
best teacher I have ever had

I studied with other teachers in the past. What separates Armen from others is his passion, patience and professionalism when it comes to teaching violin. He makes something as complicated as playing the violin simple and fun. He analyzes the weaknesses and the strengths of the student and tailors a suitable program for the student to excel. In addition, he brings so much culture and flavor to his style of teaching, this from playing in world renowned orchestras and groups such as Yanni and others. He is by far the best teacher I have ever had.
Ben M. Glendale, CA

Ben M. has a gift for empowering his students and taking the talents of professional vocalists to the next level. He is known for his ability to focus on each individual’s unique needs and aspirations, and for pushing them further than they believe is possible. Guided by his long-held, core philosophy that good technique should always making singing more simple, never more complicated, Ben continually strives to redefine the way singers approach their own voices.

About Ben

See Ben's latest contribution to the TakeLessons blog at http://takelessons.com/blog/vocal-health-for-singers. With a top-rated private events entertainment company (2015 Couples' Choice Award - WeddingWire.com), three full length releases under his belt, a bachelor's degree in music from Northeastern University, and over 15 years experience as a vocalist, Ben currently teaches his craft to children, teens, and adult singers. Ben has received training from a number of teachers in Nashville and Los Angeles - all of whom teach speech level singing, a tried and true method of singing that truly makes vocalizing as easy and speaking. Applying these exercises to each student based on individual needs, Ben works with students to evaluate current skill level, set goals for a customized ...

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Jonathan O. March 30, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
What an amazing person and teacher Ben is! He's energetic, articulate, and great at demonstrating the physicality of singing for a novice like me. I was overwhelmed at first by all the new information I learned about how to use my muscles to control airflow and volume in my mouth and chest, but Ben quickly made things fun and enjoyable, so it was never too much to handle.

I truly have enjoyed working with him, and he's also a great singer and just a really cool guy who made me feel comfortable and at ease. Even though I haven't had time to practice too much (practice is the #1 key to improving!), I've always looked forward to meeting with Ben to take my singing lessons.

I'll definitely be working with him more in the future. Thanks for making my introduction to proper singing techniques a really awesome adventure Ben!
Spencer L. Glendale, CA

Learn everything there is to performing live with your instrument and with others. I have many years of playing with many groups, artists, and other types of people/settings. The performance is just as if not more important than your musicianship skill.

About Spencer

Hello future students! I am a very easy-going guy and teacher. I have been playing music for about 12 years, studying diligently in and outside of school. I'm recently finished studying and received my degree at the University of California Irvine for music performance. Through the various private lessons I have taken, I've learned many aspects to music education that help me with my students (you). I have been teaching music privately and in local schools for over 6 years now. My goals as a teacher is to inspire students to create, perform and continue studying music. *** Lesson Details *** Although I want every student to have a good time during their lesson, I do expect a lot out of them. Depending on their ability and age different curriculum will be used. Generally ...

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Alison P. August 12, 2014
Drum · In studio
Verified Student
Spencer has a true gift in the world of drumming. He is an excellent drummer, as well as a very effective teacher. He quickly knows where a student's weak spots are, and what to do to improve his/her skills quickly. He does this with lessons that are fun and motivating. He has great energy, and is a good listener. He is a great teacher, and can easily adjust his technique to match the needs for a child, a teenager, or an adult. I have no regrets...
Paul V. Glendale, CA

About Paul

Whether you would like to play in a band, record your drums (professionally and affordably), create beats, learn to read music, or understand and play different styles of music, I will help to get you started on your way to achieving your dreams. With almost 20 years of teaching experience, I can help you reach your musical goals, now matter how big or small. We'll work together on uncovering your talents and use them to your advantage while improving on areas that might be holding you back from reaching your full musical potential. About Paul: Paul V., originally from St. Louis , Missouri, studied drums for several years before becoming interested in classical percussion and piano in college, eventually becoming Principal Timpanist for the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra and ...

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cindi G. November 9, 2014
Drum · In home
My son has taken lessons with Paul for over 5 years. Not only is Paul an accomplished musician, he's a great teacher. His teaching style is positive and supportive. He has modified my son's lessons through the years, as his goals and needs have changed. Paul has always been professional, reliable and enthusiastic. He genuinely seems to enjoy what he does, and as a bonus, Paul is also a really nice guy, who has had a positive influence on my teenage son's life.
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Alex D. September 18, 2014
Drum · In home
Paul is an awesome teacher! He is super positive, friendly, joyful, and professional. He was always on time and always adequately prepared for the lesson. He is not only a fantastic musician, but also very supportive in helping you accomplish whatever your goals are as he cares about you as a person. I highly recommend Paul!
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C C. August 11, 2014
Drum · In home
Paul is a great teacher! He is very professional and is clearly a very experienced musician. He helped me find the most efficient and effective way to learn and practice, which is just as useful in everyday life. He really cared about my musical interests, which made my lessons much more fun. He made it easy for me to stay motivated and engaged in playing drums!

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Music Criticism: How To Handle a Critical Audience

Years ago, I heard my first band would be featured in the local paper and I was so excited to read the article. I hurried home to read it and found that the short blurb was far from complimentary. A public critique like that can make you want to give up. I certainly wanted to hide under my bed for a week! However, I have learned how to handle criticism and continued to make music that makes me happy. In the time since then, I have been lucky enough to receive both criticism and positive revie … Read More
Music Criticism: How To Handle a Critical Audience
Years ago, I heard my first band would be featured in the local paper and I was so excited to read the article. I hurried home to read it and found that the short blurb was far from complimentary. A public critique like that can make you want to give up. I certainly wanted to hide under my bed for a week! However, I have learned how to handle criticism and continued to make music that makes me happy. In the time since then, I have been lucky enough to receive both criticism and positive revie
Open Mic 101: How to Overcome Stage Fright & More
Thinking about stopping by an open mic night, or hitting the stage for karaoke? Performing in front of others is a fantastic way to boost your confidence and meet other musicians in the area - but it can also be pretty scary if you're a newbie! Luckily, learning how to overcome stage fright is easy when you focus on the right things. Read on to learn more about how open mic nights work, how to prepare for your first performance, and how to overcome your stage fright: How Do Open Mic Night
What They Don’t Tell You About Becoming a Musician
When you become a musician -- whether you're playing the guitar, the drums, or another instrument -- you'll notice a pattern when others find out about your skills. Read on to learn what they don't tell you about becoming a musician, in this guest post by Brookings, SD teacher Carl S...     Every musician has his or her own story. Some people play as a hobby and may play the occasional gig. Others are gigging frequently or perhaps teaching music. No matter what type of musician you ar

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