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Trevor J.

3 Reviews
Salem, OR
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
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Trevor J.

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Have you ever wondered why music is written the way that it is? Have you ever wondered why somebody wrote it that way? Well so have I and I have come to learn and teach this skill to you. I will help you learn a basic/ intermediate understanding of music theory. Learn how to read and write music. Learn part writing rules, learn how so dictate music and be able to analyze music.

About Trevor

I am a professional trumpet player. I have played lead trumpet with the Jimmy McConnell Super Big Band, Lead player at Biola University Jazz ensemble. Principle in Biola Universities orchestra and wind ensemble for 2 years. I currently have my Bachelors of Music in Performance from Biola University

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Trevor works well with our 13 year old son! This service is a lifesaver for students that need the individual attention.
We look forward to many more lessons!!
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Tim B.

65 Reviews
Newberg, OR
Starting at $28
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Tim B.

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I took a college harmony and theory course taught by Loren Hamar using Musicians Institute Harmony and theory coursework. I was asked the next year to teach a class. Theory and Technique, A weekend workshop taught by columnist for Acoustic Fingerstyle magazine John Standefer. He also was the winner of the 2002 National Fingerstyle Guitar Contest and open division winner of the 2004 International Home of the Legends Competition.world renowned Acoustic Finger Picker John Standefer. I have also taught Gibson's Best Selling Course, Learn and Master guitar and music theory to my students.

About Tim

I love to help anyone who has been told they're not able to play guitar, has quit out of frustration, or been told they're too old or too young to play. *** Lesson Details *** Each lesson is customized to your learning style and different for everyone depending on what you want to learn. Most of

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James
My son's first lesson was excellent. Tim went at my son's pace and made sure he understood what he was learning. Tim was friendly and my son felt comfortable interacting with him. My son is really looking forward to his next lesson!
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Andrew B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Associate of Arts from Musicians Institute
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Andrew B.

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Andrew is a graduate of Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music. He specializes in reading rhythm, melodic and harmonic intervals, as well as music composition.

About Andrew

Andrew is available to teach lessons at his recording studio located in Feasterville. Andrew is a graduate of Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music in Hollywood, California. Andrew spends his time teaching, recording, and playing music for local artists/bands. While in Los Angeles

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Mike
Wish there were more stars. Andrew is the most patient and gifted teacher. He’s been teaching our son since he he was two years old and we’ve stuck with him for almost 6 years. Highly recommend Andrew to anyone who wants to learn the drums.
Dana S.
Helpful, considerate, knowledgeable, and flexible.
annie
Andrew is teaching my daughter snare drum for marching band tryouts in the spring. The first lesson was excellent and she looks forward to working with Andrew in more lessons.
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Rene S.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 11 to 70
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Rene S.

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Graduated from Musicians Institute California.
Graduated from Fermatta-a Berklee College of Music affiliated School.

Former lead guitar player at #1 Tribute to Metallica - Masters of Puppets, you probably heard of it.

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About Rene

15 Years teaching professionally makes me charismatic, nice, patient and cheerful, I can teach any age. Singing, Guitar and Piano. Also, years as a working musician in the music industry allows me to teach you what you need to succeed in the music industry, or maybe you just want to learn a few song

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Elysiann
Awesome instructor!
Kelly
"Mr." Rene is awesome!! My 9 year old son has been taking lessons with him for almost a year. Rene is patience and kind. He has the ability to really connect and capture his students. I would highly recommend him as a teacher for all ages. He is really wonderful!
Jose
Best instructor for my kids 100% Rene has the patience and has taught my 5yr and 8yr old kids to play guitar. They have shown good progress and improvement every session. Rene finds common ground with the student to make sure there is a connection. My kids have enjoyed their lessons and look forward to continuing sessions for sure. Thank you Rene!
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Naomi O.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students Male: 8 to 12; Female: 8 and up
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Naomi O.

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I love music theory. I once read a comment on an online discussion board, in which someone basically said that music theory is to music what grammar is to English. I totally agree. It is one thing to know how to read and play music and it is another to have a more in depth understanding of the rules of written music. Music theory helps you to know why certain sounds sound the way they do and how to produce them.

If you're an aspiring composer, music theory is definitely for you! If you sing in a choir or play in an orchestra, music theory is for you too! It will enhance your ability to read musical scores with greater ease and greater speed.

If you're a dedicated, determined student who wants to enhance your ability to read and/or create music, I welcome you to book a lesson with me. :)
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About Naomi

I have been playing the piano for 14 years. I love musical composition and have written ~40 + Christian songs. Since I love musical composition, naturally I also love music theory-something that has helped me to expand my "musical toolkit" of ideas. I am able to compose in several genres. Most of

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Radell Hutchen
I have really enjoyed taking piano playing lessons with Naomi. Working with her, I am learning to practice and play from written music and even surprising myself along the way. Still, I feel the best is to come!
Radell Hutchen
I started working with Naomi just a few months ago and I already feel that she is one of the most inspiring teachers that I have ever had. She has a real joy for music and is an enthusiastic instructor. She has really taken the time to 'go into the weeds' with me and patiently answers all of my questions about music theory. I had tried other teachers in the past, but Naomi is careful to keep the content in step with my learning pace.

I have really appreciated her instruction.
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Eric C.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching from Queens College, CUNY
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Eric C.

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Eric has decades of experience as an educator, composer, music theorist, public lecturer, arranger, orchestrator, producer, music copyist, editor, and author. He has served on the faculties of several top music preparatory schools, colleges, and conservatories, and has taught students of all ages. Particular areas of strength include lessons and tutoring in music theory, musicology (music history), analysis, solfège (fixed- or movable-do), dictation, test preparation, and popular music.

About Eric

I teach lessons and courses in music theory, composition, musicology, and related fields. I am an active composer (ASCAP), arranger, and public lecturer, among many other hats I wear. My approach to teaching is to create a relaxed, fun, and conversational atmosphere for the students, meet each stud

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Jake
Dr. C has the unique ability to make his lessons fun and profound. As someone who didn’t have a formal classical music background, he has consistently encouraged me and has intensified my creativity and curiosity by exposing me to music and ideas that are now indispensable to me. He is passionate, funny, witty, and undoubtedly the most valuable instructor I’ve ever had.
Dr. Daniel Plante
Dr. C. is a longtime trusted colleague with a sterling resume and excellent reputation among his students at both Queens College and Mannes College. Having taught a good number of his former students, I can attest to both the preparation they received from him but their respect and admiration they hold. Much Recommended.
Kristina
Dr. Eric C. is one of the most influential people in my life, and I have the honor of being coached by him. His attention to detail, intuition as a coach, and professor is truly one that is unmatched. He has the ability to show you something in a different light, which opens
up doors for you that you didn't know existed before. With his guidance, compassion, complete joy of this art form, and incredible knowledge, I was able to perform very difficult pieces. He always works diligently,
to ensure that no stone is left unturned, and every detail of the music is conveyed in how it is intended.

Any questions I have are always met with the utmost clarity. I appreciate greatly that he takes the time to ensure I understand the “why" of what I'm learning. He has a remarkable way knowing how to break
things down in a way that I always remember and am able to process, which has helped me immensely. My knowledge and understanding is always
expanding because of him. During my undergrad at the Aaron Copland School of Music, he was my theory and ear training professor. He goes above and beyond for all of his students and will always make sure that
they understand every detail in what they are learning. Any fears I ever had in learning the "challenging" concepts of music have been taken away
because of him, and now I welcome the challenges that come my way.

He has taught me how to truly listen to music, and dive into the depths of it, which in turn has given me an appreciation of this art form that can only be explained as transcendent. No matter how much knowledge I
acquire on my path as a musician, I will forever be in total awe of this art form. My gratitude for him is immense. "Before anything, you are a
musician first."-Dr. C.

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The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Salem 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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"Michelle is very patient and taught me different ways of solving problems with SATB and other music theory concepts like voice leading and chord functions. She also helped me practice my musicianship skills."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Rebecca came well prepared and she has a very positive, energetic personality.
She is a true pleasure to be around. To hear her play is a blessing. She has it all:
personality and musically. We are blooking forward to many more lessons to come."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Rebecca S.
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"David really listens! Not only to what I want and need, but to where I am and to when I'm being too ambitious. I look forward to the rest of our lessons; I know I'm going to learn a lot."
Diane
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"My girls really enjoy learning from her. She keeps the interactive the whole lesson."
Charrisse
Took Music Theory lessons from Christine G.
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"She made music theory fun and easy. She is always professional and caring, but most of all she brings the BEST out of me. Thank you for keeping the arts alive."
Nicholas
Took Music Theory lessons from Christine G.
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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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"Ezra is patient and exceptionally gifted at explaining complex topics to students of all levels. His own excellence as a performer and composer make him capable of addressing both performance technique and academic musical concerns with great specificity and clarity. And he's just a nice guy!"
Claire
Took Music Theory lessons from Ezra D.
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"Jimmy is a great instructor. He takes you seriously no matter what you skill or knowledge level is. When I started with Jimmy I could play guitar but generally only Cowboy chords.

Jim was patient, he analyzed how I played , what I knew and he tailored lessons around what I knew. That way I got the most out of my time and money spent. I can go on and on about Jimmy but for you sake I'll just say that I highly recommend him"
Patrick
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Albino is an amazing teacher and musician. He has the ability to inspire you musically and make you feel very comfortable while doing it. He has taught me many new approaches, tips, and tricks to music theory. He has helped me to be able to really understand why things are the way they are, and not just figure things out on paper like an equation. Definitely the best tutor I've ever had! I'd highly recommend him."
Franny
Took Music Theory lessons from Albino M.
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"So easy even this old timer can get it

Tim is an excellent, patient and caring instructor. I am a brand new guitar owner from a rural area in North Dakota. I was looking for a guitar teacher but all required a 30-60 minute drive. I found Tim through the Betterfly website and have taken several lessons through Skype. It has been a great experience that I would recommend to anyone from beginner on up"
Christine
Took Music Theory lessons from Tim B.
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