Adam Tune
Sylmar, CA
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Adam Tune

Adam T.

Sylmar, CA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
During lessons with me, we will tailor what techniques we study based upon your goals. I will always explain why we are working on certain things and how they fit into your goals as a guitarist. Lessons can be structured with any level or style in mind, whether it be classical guitar performance or simply jamming on an acoustic with friends for fun!

About Adam T.

Adam has been teaching private lessons since 2011, and is currently available to teach lessons at home or at your location of choice. Adam has taught over 50+ students, and many have gone on to read sheet music while playing guitar, make complex musical arrangements, and sing with healthy technique and beautiful tone.

Adam received his degree in Commercial Music - Composing/Arranging at Azusa Pacific University in 2017. Adam's teaching style encourages students to ask important questions, understand ideas at a conceptual level, and never to settle for "good enough" in place of "best." Lessons are always structured with your specific goals in mind, and can include a blend of a variety of topics to suit your needs.

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Vanessa S.
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Posted Sep 14, 2020
Bryan M.
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He help me

Posted Sep 7, 2020
Riley
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My 9 y.o said, it was good and I really liked it.

Posted Sep 5, 2020
Evan
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Great instructor, love the energy and passion

Posted Aug 29, 2020
Ghan
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Adam and I are working on singing and musicality, and I’ve made loads of progress already. He’s a knowledgeable teacher who can help even the most hopeless people (like me) improve their ear and sing beautifully. Highly recommend

Posted Aug 27, 2020
Preeti J.
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Had a great class today...

Posted Aug 24, 2020
Alex J.
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It was a fun first lesson. Adam is very nice and helpful. I learned alot and excited to learn more.

My mom appreciated the follow up email afterwards about the lesson.

Alex

Posted Aug 17, 2020
Ryan J.
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Adam was very kind and patient with my 6 year old son.
I am sure my son will learn well.....

Posted Aug 17, 2020
Mikhael K.
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Highly recommended to anyone starting out with singing or hoping to advance their skills. He helps you build a strong foundation and make the most out of your voice.

Posted Jul 24, 2020
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My son shared that Adam was patient, kind and was clear in giving directions/instructions which is crucial when learning on an online platform. Great first lesson!

Posted Jul 16, 2020
Lola
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Adam is very good at explaining difficult music theory concepts, he is patient, and he makes sure you understand before moving on.

Posted Jun 20, 2020
Aaron
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This man is a Logic Wizard

Posted Dec 26, 2017
Dan D.
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Adam is very knowledgeable in music theory. He has helped me on multiple accounts by being able to explain things in simple ways.

Posted Nov 28, 2017
Moxy
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Adam was our Theory 4 tutor and he did an amazing job making it comprehensible and make sense!

Posted Nov 10, 2017
Lauren
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Adam is a wonderful tutor and help. He’s patient with those he is teaching & he looks for ways to teach and demonstrate the material in a whitty, impactful manner. He knows everything there is to know about music theory and much more, and a lot of my success in passing all four levels of music theory points back to this guy!

Posted Nov 8, 2017
Mary Mercurio Santos
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My name is Mary Mercurio Santos, and I am the Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction Coordinator for Azusa Pacific University. Adam worked under my direct supervision as a Tutor and Supplemental Instruction Leader for approximately three years while he was an undergrad at APU.
Adam's knowledge of music, and Music Theory is extensive and comprehensive, and yet he has the ability to break down these complicated theoretical concepts and make them easy to understand for even the most basic learner. I have seen him successfully tutor students at all levels of musical knowledge and experience. If you need to know ANYTHING about music, I strongly recommend you reach out to Adam for services.

Posted Aug 4, 2017
Brianna R.
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Adam is a passionate and knowledgeable teacher. He has tutored me on logic pro software and helped me understand concepts using my own exploring. He is very good at explaining things in a way that is appropriate for every skill level. He also has a great sense of humor and makes learning fun. Excellent at helping with setting goals and accountability with practice. Definitely take lessons with Adam if you want to become a better musician or student!!

Posted Jul 24, 2017
Gilbert
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I was a music student at Azusa Pacific University and Adam Tune helped me with Music Theory for two semesters. He is very knowledgeable of the subject, and has a clear, friendly, and logical teaching approach that makes the experience fun. He can explain topics and concepts in a way that is easy to understand.
He is also very knowledgeable in music composition, arranging, and in the use of Logic Pro software that he could use while teaching theory.

Posted Jul 24, 2017
Maximiliano
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Very helpful, patient, and knowledgable. Adam is a great teacher that I would recommend to anyone.

Posted Jul 23, 2017
Madison

Adam is extremely knowledgeable and knows how to help people with what they don't understand. He explains things as clearly and simply as possible and is good at finding other ways of explaining things if you don't understand the first time. His kindness and patience is always a good bonus. 10/10 would recommend.

Posted Jul 23, 2017
Madeline
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Adam was great! Very helpful. The only thing that was difficult was finding times to get together. I know that many in the class struggled to meet with Adam. Other than that, keep it up!

Posted Jul 23, 2017
Sarah
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Adam explains things in a way that makes you think critically about the subject and gives logical ways to work through theory problems. HES THE BEST IMSTRUCTOR EVER! I would not have passed theory without him

Posted Jul 23, 2017
Jimmy
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So far, I've only had one lesson with Adam but I am looking forward to lots more. Adam seems very astute & knowledgeable not just in guitar-playing but in music theory, which is exactly what I'm lookin for in an instructor. He's helping me correct a few bad habits I've developed over the years, on my own. The way he explains things is very simple & to the point. I definitely recommend him based on my first lesson. I'll see if I can update my review at some point in the future but unless something goes horribly wrong, I wouldn't anticipate much to changen

Posted Feb 7, 2017
Madeline
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Adam is the best instructor ever for guitar! He teaches you at your own pace and helped me figure out something I had been trying to learn for a very long time by myself! His teaching helped me pass my guitar test last semester!

Posted Jan 22, 2017
Madeline
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Adam has been my music theory teacher for the better part of a year and a half or so. He's patient, kind, and makes sure you both are on the same page before moving forward. He is one of the best teachers I've had as a resource to come to when I need help.

Posted Jan 22, 2017
Michelle
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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.

Posted Jan 16, 2017
Daniel P.
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Punctual, knowledgeable and extremely competent. From basic music theory to advanced concepts. Adam is patient and a great communicator with my 8 year old.
We highly recommend Adam for students of all ages

Posted Jan 8, 2017
Julia

Adam tutored me in music theory. He is incredibly smart, patient, and his teaching is really easy to understand. I really enjoyed learning from him!

Posted Aug 30, 2016
John
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He's really knowledgeable about different genres and will work with you at the level your at. He has a gift for teaching!

Posted Aug 30, 2016
Eric
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I studied music theory with Adam because I needed extra help for college classes, and he was a huge help! There were so many concepts that I knew a little about, but Adam helped fill in the gaps of knowledge and familiarized me with the concepts so well, that I could teach them myself! He is patient, humorous, and a complete joy to take lessons from.

Posted Aug 3, 2016

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Experience

Guitar, Ukulele, Piano, Voice Instructor
Mar 2019 - Dec 2019

Allegra Music Academy

Teaching private lessons in a wide variety of subjects to 30+ students.

Guitar Instructor
May 2015 - Jul 2019

Village Christian School

Teaching private lessons to students at the Village Christian School Fine Arts Academy.

MIDI Lab Technician
Aug 2015 - May 2017

Azusa Pacific University

Supervising APU's MIDI Lab and helping students learn how to use Logic Pro X, Sibelius, and Finale.

Music Theory TA
Jan 2015 - May 2017

Azusa Pacific University

Grading papers of all levels of Music Theory concepts, giving student feedback and instruction, substituting for Professors in lectures.

Education

B.M. Commercial Music – Composing/Arranging
Aug 2013 - May 2017

Azusa Pacific University

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Spanish

Limited Proficiency

Awards

Outstanding Senior Award
May 2017

Azusa Pacific University

APU College of Music and Arts Dean's Award
May 2016

Azusa Pacific University – College of Music and Arts

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