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DeAnna H.

14 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English
  • Awarded Fulbright/ITT Award to Austria 1984 from Institute of International Education
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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DeAnna H.

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I have a strong background in music theory. My doctoral dissertation was analytical in content. I love music theory - it is like solving puzzles! If you want to learn about theory in an exciting and fun way, I would love to help you!

About DeAnna

Hello! I have been teaching piano since 1982 when I finished my degree in piano performance. I also have a Doctorate in Piano Performance, and have an artist diploma from the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg, Austria. However, I think what makes me special is that I combine a friendly approach to t

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Daniel
Most single productive day I’ve had at the piano.
Martin
DeAnna has excellent credentials as a pianist and music theorist, but more importantly for me she is a patient teacher and good communicator who works hard to ensure that I learn and understand even the most basic skills and techniques. She is also fun to talk to and be with, and her love of music is infectious. She is an excellent teacher for an older student, and I imagine for younger ones too.
Ian
Deanna was great! Nice, patient, encouraging, and knowledgeable. I learned basic technique which already has me feeling more comfortable. I'm looking forward to progressing and confident I've made the right choice.

Bryan L.

6 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
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Bryan L.

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Time will be spent learning the science of music and applying it to playing music.

About Bryan

Bryan is a lifelong student trained in both Contemporary and Classical methodology. Bryan's extensive education paired with his passion for music make him the perfect teacher for any student. Bryan's love for music started at a young age. He began taking private guitar lessons at the age of 10 lear

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Kyra &.
Both my kids loved Bryan and their first lesson. Off to a great start!
Hadley H.
My grandaughter is very happy wth her first lesson and has been practising! Bryan motivated her!!! Thanks
Devin H.
I highly recommend Bryan

If you are looking for guitar lessons then Bryan is your guy. I have been taking lessons from him for 6 months now and had no experience prior. I have learned a lot from him and not just about playing a guitar but music in general. I highly recommend Bryan.
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Peter Q B.

14 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Awarded Full Tuition Scholarship from Fondazione Siena Jazz
  • Teaching since 2005
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Peter Q B.

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Theory is integrated into every lesson in a non painful way.

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down t

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Brenda N.
My first lesson was a lot of fun! Peter is great at helping you feel at ease and comfortable. I was extremely nervous and he was great with making me feel like I was right at home with a friend! I also appreciate that he is not rigid in his teaching techniques or format. He caters your lesson to what your learning desires are and is very good at recognizing your skill level (or lack of 😁). I also appreciate how encouraging he is. I’m super excited to continue on my Saxophone journey!
Owen
My child really enjoyed his first lesson with peter. Peter is a very talented musician and he made the lesson fun! My child seemed to learn a lot from just one lesson with peter and he enjoys practicing what he learned at home.
John G.
Peter is a great teacher. He finds what your level is and goes from there. Peter finds what kind of style of learning best fits you.
For me, when Peter is playing the drums or Piano after he has given me the structures/scales makes it very easy to learn. Very patient and encouraging. Ask yourself- Why aren’t YOU taking lessons with Peter?

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Erin W.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, French, Spanish, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Erin W.

32 Reviews
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Improve your musical knowledge whether you are completely new to reading music, or experienced and looking to hone your skills.

About Erin

I have a Master's in Vocal Performance from Portland State University, and a Bachelor's from Northern Arizona University. I teach voice lessons to kids, teenagers, and adults, ranging in ability from beginner to experienced. I help beginning students learn to match pitch and read notes on the st

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Rebekah A.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Dean's List from College of the Ozarks
  • Music Theory and Composition from College of the Ozarks
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Rebekah A.

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I have taken several upper division classes in theory and feel confident in teaching beginner, intermediate, and many advanced topics.
I love theory and I have received all high marks in all of my college theory classes. I teach the topic until you feel comfortable to execute the homework by yourself.

About Rebekah

A graduate from College of the Ozarks, Rebekah earned her Music Theory and Composition Degree in May of 2018 and her Piano Pedagogy Certificate in the Fall of 2017. Since 2012, Rebekah has taught many students of all age groups. Her favorite part about teaching students of any age, is watching

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Elizabeth W.
Wonderful teacher, very happy with the lessons.
Sveta W.
We love our new teacher. She really cares! She is very friendly, patient and positive. We feel blessed to have her as a piano instructor.
Rebekah L.
Great start:)
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Beckie E.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education and Music Performance on French horn from Chapman University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Beckie E.

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With all music majors, we have to be prolific in our theory. I teach a basis of theory to all students. I like to work on theory and ear training at the same time as they both go hand in hand.

About Beckie

Hello! My name is Beckie and I have played music all of my life. I play and teach instruments such as the French horn, trumpet, piano, and voice. I have my Masters in Music on French horn as well as two bachelor's degrees in music performance on French horn and music education. My first

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Wendy
Beckie is so supportive and encouraging for our beginner, who is now playing Mozart Concertos in the 6th grade. Zero stress for our daughter. She Passed her audition as well in the 5th grade for Junior Winds. Highly recommend!
Forbes B.
Beckie is fantastic! Technically proficient, excellent teacher and highly inspiring! My son has made incredible progress over a few short months.
Zachary
Outstanding instructor! Beckie is very positive and encouraging and my son has learned so much in just a few weeks. My son looks forward to his session each week. She is also an amazing musician herself and plays her instrument side by side with my son which allows him to hear and learn the individual notes.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Portland, OR

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Portland 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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"Edwin is seriously the best! You will not regret learning music from this professional musician!"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Edwin I.
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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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"This guy's great!!

Eric is wonderful! He's great at explaining things, VERY patient and has a lot of fun while teaching. Best music teacher I've had so far!"
Angelique
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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"Adam Tune is very prepared all the time. He is patient, passionate, and very qualified to teach us all we need to know about the subject. He teaches in a way that makes his students want to know more because his lessons are fun and interesting. Needless to say, he is very respectful and and encouraging.
He has helped me with Music Theory, Music Technology... and Hearthstone! :)

I would definitely recommend him."
Michelle
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Super Great Professor"
Rodrigo
Took Music Theory lessons from Naomi R.
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"Trevor was very engaging and taught the fundamentals of music theory very well!"
Richard
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor P.
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"The lessons (piano & music theory) I learned from Buzz Amato was the sole reason I got signed to a label & was able to produce 2 Billboard charted singles (which he co-produced with me). I now tour the world djing and produce with talented artists that come to me based off my musical knowledge, that I received from Buzz. I can honestly say NONE of this would happen without the musical instruction of Buzz. Thank you Buzz!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Buzz A.
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"I had been wanting to learn how to play the guitar for years and for my B-day my girlfriend bought me some lessons. She couldn't have picked a better place to buy the lessons from.
Ahmad makes you feel comfortable and really understands the way that people learn and how to teach in the most effective way. The guitar is a tough instrument to learn and you want to learn from someone knowledgeable and patient and that's exactly what Ahmad is."
Aiden
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Madeline was so friendly and helpful. She connected with me on a personal level through tutoring and we're still friends today! She helped me through my music theory classes in college and adapted to my learning styles easily. One of the sweetest people I know, thank you Madeline!"
Hannah
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"Music has never come easy me. Up until Zack, I had never found a teacher that helped me get it. When he teaches he takes his time and makes sure you’re getting it. Not only that but he makes sure you have fun! Whenever he’s teaching I can’t help but have fun. He’s always cracking jokes and making you feel comfortable. I love music lessons with him. I’m so glad he’s a teacher and I hope he helps many more kids like me to become better musicians."
Dori
Took Music Theory lessons from Zack D.
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