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Cymbaline O.

Fullerton, CA

Beginning with basics of making sound on the flute, using the muscles in the face and good breath support to create a good tone. Using method books that work on technique and musicianship, including scales, exercises, and songs.

About Cymbaline

Cymbaline has been performing all her life. She began dance training at age 5, singing on stage at age 7, piano instruction at age 8, and flute at age 9. She has pursued the performing arts in her training, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music (Vocal Performance and Education) from Azusa Pacific University, as well as a Masters in Education from Grand Canyon University. Cymbaline has been seen on stage in many musical theater productions, including playing Marian in The Music Man, Anna in The King and I, and the Blue Girl in Shout! She has also done theater and film, including playing
Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice. She has taught voice, piano, and flute privately, as well as voice and musical theater classes. She has a great desire to pass on the knowledge she has gained through education and experience to anyone who has the desire to learn. She loves seeing students grow in the knowledge of music and performance and learning to apply their new skills. Music is the universal language, and the ability to play and sing will open up new doors of expression for each individual.

*** Lesson Details ***
My students can expect a strict teacher who also shows compassion. I will do everything in my power to help the student grow and achieve. It is up to the student to apply what they are learning so that they can move forward. I teach out of a variety of curriculum, depending on how the student best learns. For flute, I prefer the "Standard of Excellence" series, which, if they are in a band program, can be used for both group and individual study. For piano, the "Alfred" series is a very good tool, with lesson, performance, theory, and compositions books in multiple levels. For voice, I have a number of books that I use to pull material from depending on their level of ability and experience. I teach a classically based curriculum, focusing on correct breathing, posture, and technique. Once a person knows and is able to follow the rules of singing with a quality sound and solid technique, that person may then learn to bend those rules for other styles and genres that require different technique. After three months with me, I expect students, especially instrumental students, to have basic knowledge of reading music. They should be able to recognize notes and rhythms and where they are on the piano keyboard, or how they are fingered on the flute, or where they are (at least approximately) in their voice. I also will expect them to have some understanding and application of dynamics, tempos, time signatures, and other basics of music reading. After six months, I expect them to be able to play or sing one or more short-length songs all the way through correctly and consistently, with musicality. I will focus on details, and not let students who truly want to learn develop their ability in a mediocre capacity. I expect my students to practice, will encourage them to give 100%, and help them strive to be a little better each day than they were the day before.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Piano

*** Travel Equipment ***
Keyboard - 88-key/66-key. Flute. Guitar.

*** Specialties ***
I am first a classical singer, and teach classical vocal technique as a foundation to any voice student. I also perform musical theater, and have taught music theater repertoire as a bridge between opera, or classical style singing to more modern forms. I am a dancer and have performed in musicals and operettas, and can teach stage presence, projection, body movement, and facial expression. I studied flute and played in wind ensembles through college. I also have played piano and accompanied for many years.
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Mariano M. April 22, 2016
Theater Acting · In home
Verified Student
the schedule was limited
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Naomi H. October 6, 2015
Acting · Online
Verified Student
Everything so far has been wonderful! She's always on time, very flexible, and able to work with my daughter in a way that she really needs. She is just amazing! I would absolutely recommend her to other students.
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Shannon C. June 21, 2015
Flute · Online
Verified Student
Very patient. Engaged well with my daughter who at first was nervous. I'm happy and so is she.
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Cymbaline O.

Cymbaline O.

Fullerton, CA 92835
(7)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Yuh-Jiun W.

Diamond Bar, CA

About Yuh-Jiun

I am a music teacher and musician in the Los Angeles area. I was born in Taipei, Taiwan. I started my music education at the age of three; it started with clapping, rolling around on the floor, and Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade. I was fascinated by the magic that music possesses; as Rimsky-Korsakov unfold a tale of an enchanted land, with camel-riding merchants, bazaar, and princesses, without uttering a single word. I went on to learn a few instruments: xylophone, three different kinds of recorders, and then all this eventually led to flute.

I started studying flute at the age of 8, and
it has been a delightful journey. In high school, I have participated in marching band, symphonic band, wind ensemble, and symphonic orchestra. I was also part of two prestigious local youth orchestra, the Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra, and the Claremont Young Musician Orchestra.

I obtained my Bachelor of Music (Flute Performance) degree from University of California, Santa Barbara. I grew immensely as a musician during my time in Santa Barbara, I studied under Jill Felber, and I was able to expand my repetoire and gain considerable experience. I even played at the local farmers market as a street performer during the weekends. After graduation , I traveled to my home country Taiwan to study another great musician - Anders Norell, the principal flutist/flautist of the Taiwan Philharmonic. It was another great opportunity as I was able to garner teaching experiences, as well as attending master classes of great flutist/flautist such as Emmanuel Pahud.

As a music teacher, I encourage and inspire. I am foremost a music lover, then flutist and flute teacher. I aspire to spread the abundance of joy and beauty that music has bring into my life. As the great conductor and cellist Pablo Casals puts it: "Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart". Therefore, whether if you are a wobbly toddler, high school marching band enthusiast (as I once was), house wife looking for a new hobby, full time employee who always had a love for classical music, or grandmother who is looking for something other than crochet, join me on this wonderful journey.

"The pursuit of music would provide you a life time of joy".
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Fei Xiang F. October 25, 2015
Flute · Online
Verified Student
Yuh-Jiun was very patient and explained everything clearly. FeiXiang received great feedback and correction on hand position and note production.
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Scott S. July 9, 2014
Flute · In home
Verified Student
Melody is extremely well qualified, patient, and just a great teacher. You won't be disappointed! Highly recommended!
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Yuh-Jiun W.

Diamond Bar, CA 91765
(2)
starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Michelle M.

Upland, CA

All ages and levels of students.

About Michelle

Classical performing and recording artist Michelle M. has openings for flute students of any level, from beginner to advanced. Michelle has performed worldwide as a soloist and chamber musician. As a teacher, she focuses on learning skills correctly from the beginning, with emphasis on good tone production and healthy body mechanics. She also works with high school students preparing college auditions, and has regular recital opportunities for all students.

"I love teaching private lessons. It's so much fun watching students grow musically and emotionally! My teaching style emphasizes l
earning CORRECTLY from the beginning, so that bad habits don't form, such as bad posture which can lead to pain down the road. I also pick music which the students know and enjoy, so that playing daily becomes a fun ritual for them.

"Learning musical skills such as theory, composition and improvisation are also part of my teaching style. These things strengthen a student's overall musical knowledge and enjoyment. I also highly recommend that students listen and watch flute performances, either recordings or live concerts.

"Of course, the best part is playing, and I encourage all students to perform as much as possible, whether in my student recitals or in outside concerts. I offer many opportunities for performance, and help prepare students for their own band or orchestra concerts as well."
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Stephanie U. January 6, 2015
Flute · In studio
Verified Student
Michelle is a fantastic teacher! My daughter was a beginner student, just starting at elementary school, and we wanted to supplement those lessons. Wow, what a difference it has made! Elaine shows improvement after every lesson and she just LOVES Michelle. She is patient and kind, and very motivational. She has a knack for reaching Elaine and bringing out the best in her. Thank you, Michelle!
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Justine G. August 14, 2014
Flute · In studio
As a former student, I couldn't feel luckier to have studied flute with Michelle for ~6 years (ages 10-16). During that time, she not only helped improve my technique and skill enormously, but also acted as a hugely supportive, warm and funny presence in my life. Michelle genuinely cared about my progress and very patiently guided me through years of instruction, offering constant encouragement. She always made sure I was thoroughly prepared for every recital, music competition, or youth orchestra that I participated in, and helped me pick music that I always enjoyed playing and practicing. She was also very thoughtful and hands-on in terms of helping me choose a new flute, a music camp, etc., which my parents and I greatly appreciated.

During my time with Michelle, I felt that my lessons were excellently paced—she knew when to push and challenge me, but also made sure I was comfortable with the material, and didn't rush me if something proved more difficult. Over the years, we progressed through theory, breathing techniques, scales, playing with an accompanist or another flutist, etc. in a way that felt very natural and appropriate. Additionally, the relationship we built became very important to me as a student. There were several times that, as an overextended middle- or high-schooler, I seriously thought about quitting flute—but the idea of stopping lessons with Michelle was sad enough to make me reconsider each time. I truly appreciated how much she cared about me both as a musician and as a person, and was thankful in the end to have kept playing with her as long as I did.

Michelle is easy-going and knowledgeable, kind and talented, understanding and wonderful. I will always be so grateful for the kind of instruction and encouragement I received from her—she helped me grow as a musician in every way. Thank you so much!!
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Melinda E. August 10, 2014
Flute · In studio
My daughter (who is now in college) was a student of Michelle’s from 4th – 11th grade. Michelle is a talented musician, a wonderful person, and a very effective teacher. My daughter really enjoyed her lessons with Michelle - it was always a bright spot in her busy week. She benefited from Michelle’s guidance outside of lessons also – recitals, entering and placing in solo competitions, and auditioning and playing for the Los Angeles Youth Orchestra. We felt so lucky to have found Michelle – she was an excellent teacher and a wonderful role model - teacher, musician, mother. I recommend her very, very highly.
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Michelle M.

Upland, CA 91786
(3)
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Brianne L.

Corona, CA

I've had nearly 20 years of experience playing flute in band, orchestra, small groups, and as a solo performer. I will teach you how to play with a clear tone, embouchure, breath control, sustaining tone, tonguing, technique, how to play with a group, and more.

About Brianne

WHAT I TEACH:
Piano, Voice, Flute, and Music Theory Lessons, Beginner to Advanced

WHAT I CAN DO FOR YOU:
Whether you're a True Beginner with no exposure to music or an Intermediate or Advanced Musician looking to seriously Improve Your Skills, I'm excited to work with you! My desire is to help individuals of all ages come to enjoy the beautiful and fun nature of creating music through Developing Your Musical Talents. My whole life has revolved around music lessons, competitions, performances, and more, and as a professional musician, I Teach, Compose, Arrange, Orchestrate, and Perform con
tinually. I can't wait to get started with you and help you grow to LOVE MUSIC and let it transform your life!

Here's a little more about your future teacher:

- Owner of Musical Bri
- 10 yrs of teaching experience
- 25 yrs of piano study
- 18 yrs of flute study
- Lifetime of vocal study
- Has Perfect Pitch (absolute pitch)!
- Arranges, Composes, and Sells Own Music and Sheet Music!
- Arranges any song for your personal skill level
- Excellent at improvisation, harmonizing, and ear training
- Skilled Composer, Arranger, and Orchestrator
- Skilled transcriber
- Many years ensemble experience including band, orchestra, choir, drumline, marching band, and more
- Many years of auditions, performances, and competitions
- Arranges accompaniment tracks for singers
- Recently composed and orchestrated scores for full-length musicals
- And the list goes on!

I LOVE TO TEACH MUSIC and thrill to see my students succeed and fall in love with music as I have. Music is the most beautiful thing in the world, and I look forward to helping you come to love and appreciate it. I can't wait to meet you!

NOTE: I teach in-studio and online lessons only.
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Ansel April 25, 2016
Vocal Training · In studio
I've found Bri right here at TakeLessons back in January and my son and daughter have been taking vocal lessons with her since. To date, Bri has been nothing but incredibly amazing.

My children love Bri and always look forward to seeing her every week. She is passionate, she is relatable, and she is able to connect with them in a way their previous teacher never could. Most importantly, Bri not only knows her craft, but she teaches it well.

Besides the various methods, breathing techniques, and vocal exercises, she'd break down a song, help them understand the story behind the lyrics and teach them how to sing with appropriate compassion, affection, and emotion. Moreover, Bri recognizes their individual voice abilities/limitations, and help manipulate their voices so they sing to the best of their capabilities yet still sound great.

Even though we've been only with Bri for a short period of time, but I've already seen my children making tremendous progress. In fact, thanks to Bri, my son had success at an audition that he came up short many times.

We're so blessed that we've found Bri. She is a phenomenal teacher and I recommend Bri whole heartily without any reservations.
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Sharon or Michael Fenyes April 24, 2016
Flute · In studio
Brianne has really helped my daughter improve, and has increased her self confidence. She is able to help her with any new music she receives at school. She is also flexible when unexpected schedule changes occur. I would highly recommend her to anyone who is looking for a flute instructor.
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Yesika April 24, 2016
Piano · In studio
When our daughter started lessons with Brianne, she had been playing for a couple of years. She had a great ability to play but we felt she needed to be challenged. Brianne gave our daughter that challenge combined with the confidence she needed to actually start enjoying practice time! Her arrangements for Izzy make it so that Izzy is looking forward to practice something she's always wanted to play.

She is very patient and our daughter really loves her and piano. Izzy is always excited about piano lessons now. She says that they go by so fast, that's a great sign of a good teacher.

Thank you Brianne for sharing your amazing talent with my family.
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Brianne L.

Brianne L.

Corona, CA 92883
(10)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Eric C.

Upland, CA

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. 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! I'm Eric, a Saxophonist, 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 various local gigs, and sometimes gigs in Los Angeles at venues such as the Baked Potato.

The three most rewarding experiences in my musical career, would be a successful performance, great feedback on a new composition, and watching the progress of my student's skill. I have taught students from elementary school all the way to
those that are older than me. I keep my lessons fun, efficient, and applicable. While we all hate homework, I give students assignments to work on, so they don't forget what I teach, and so they can expand upon the concepts given in lessons, familiarizing them with the information. I look forward to helping you unlock your potential!
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Eric C.

Eric C.

Upland, CA 91786
starting at
$20 / 30-min

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