Lynda Arnold

Lynda A.

Long Beach, CA

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About

Lynda delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
January 2000

I've been a music instructor, performer and music producer for over 15 years. I understand the balance between learning the language of music through reading and music theory and how to balance that with creative freedom and expression. I look forward to working with you on achieving your musical goals.

Lessons offered: Piano (Beg - Adv), Flute (Beg - Adv), Basic Guitar, Vocal Coaching, Songwriting, Music Theory, Ear Training, Digital Audio & Music Production

More about Lynda:

Lynda A has been teaching piano and flute, performing and producing music in the Bay Area since 1999. She received her music degree from DePauw University in Indiana and a Recording Arts degree from Expression College for the Digital Arts in Emeryville, CA. Lynda attended the Stanford Jazz Workshop in 2008 and also studied guitar and the Speech Level Singing technique for two years. In the Spring of 2011 she completed the acclaimed Sound, Voice and Music Healing Certificate program at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.

Lynda has taught privately at many music schools in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 15 years before recently relocating to Long Beach. She has developed and taught piano and audio production courses for Pyramind Audio Training School and Ex'pression College for the Digital Arts in Emeryville, CA. In addition, she writes music and audio tutorial articles and reviews for popular online education magazine, Ask Audio. Lynda was a contributing writer for a Pyramind School text book published by Alfred called Music Theory, Songwriting and the Piano™ in 2013.

After studying classical music for many years throughout college, Lynda craved to find another way to express herself through music. With this solid music education foundation, she was able to expand into improvising, composing and performing in the rich San Francisco Bay Area arts and music scene. Learning digital recording opened up a whole new world of musical possibilities and paved the way for years of musical experimentation and song-writing “ merging the acoustic with electronic. She has multiple album releases on a variety of international record labels and has performed extensively at clubs and festivals worldwide.

Lynda thrives on teaching solid fundamentals of her instruments while finding the unique musical passions, talents and motivations of all her students. This integrated approach has been successful in student retention over the years. Many of Lynda™s students have stayed in her studio for 5 years or more and made music a part of their life long journey.

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Education

Sound, Voice and Music Healing Certificate
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
California Institute of Integral Studies
Stanford Jazz Workshop
Jul 2008 - Jul 2008
Stanford University
BS Recording Arts
Jul 1999 - Sep 2000
Ex'pression College for the Digital Arts
BM Music/Business
Sep 1994 - May 1998
DePauw Unversity

Certifications

Music Together Instructor
Sep 2013
Music Together, LLC

Trained in early childhood music development program

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Faith Matteson Performing at 2013 recital
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6 Reviews

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Isabelle P. Dec 13, 2016
Flute · In studio

Lynda is great with my daughter. She made everything comfortable and easy

Karina B. Sep 7, 2016
Piano · In studio

Karina's words were "that was so fun".

Lynn Jul 6, 2016
Singing · In studio

She was awesome! She made me feel at home. I was nervous to start this but I'm glad that I did. Thank you, Lynda!

Dennis B. Jun 2, 2016
Piano · In studio

Lynda is an excellent piano instructor! Highly recommended!

Frank K. Apr 6, 2016
Audio Engineering · In studio

fun and knowledgable

Miley F. Mar 2, 2016
Piano · In studio

She helped my daughter understand the keys so well and took her time with her and I felt very comfy and safe at her local and her studio is so clean☺️💋

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