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About Ray R.

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Van Nuys, CA
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About Ray
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My name is Ray, I'm 31 years old, and was born in Queens, NY. I studied classical music for many years as a youngster at the Aaron Copeland School of Music college preparatory program. During this program I was introduced to Jazz, and around the same time began experimenting with synthesizers. I went on to study Electronic Production & Design at Berklee College of Music in Boston, and quickly became a very sought after studio musician and performer.

I've been successfully teaching many instruments and proficiency levels for approximately 16 years now, and can say with pride that teaching is my passion, and I anticipate it remaining a very important part of my life.

I enjoy reading nonfiction books on science, math, and philosophy.

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My music lessons are unique for three main reasons:

1. I h
ave a very deep understanding of music, sound, and theory, and feel music to be one of my native languages.

2. I have devoted considerable amounts of time and energy studying neuroscience, which has greatly improved my understanding of the learning process.

3. I have been blessed with the tremendous amount of patience necessary to guide a student through the necessary steps it takes to learn at whatever pace is optimal, in order to maximize the efficiency of the learning process for each individual.

*** Equipment ***
Students must have their own instrument, and purchase their own materials (books, etc). From time to time I make my way to a local music shop, and am happy to purchase materials for reimbursement.

*** Specialties ***
Classical music is my background, and what I believe to be the most cognitively and emotionally fulfilling style of music to listen to, study, and play. That said, I'm also a big fan of pop music (as well as other genres), and encourage students to enjoy, for example, learning their favorite songs from the radio.

My understanding of music theory is extremely thorough, and I'm happy to incorporate as much or as little of it as the student's interest dictates, nevertheless maintaining the minimal amount of theory necessary to get the most out of learning music and the instrument.

Thanks for checking out my profile! Please contact me with any additional questions you may have, as well as to inquire about day/time availability. I'll do my best to get back to you right away (usually within a few hours).
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Maximus May 31, 2016
· Violin · In home
Awesome!!!!!!!! So sweet! Cool hair : ))
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Eden H. December 21, 2015
· Piano · In home
My daughter is loving her cello lessons with Ray even more than she expected. She feels she is really improving.
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Kelly B. March 28, 2014
· Piano ·
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My son and daughter both take from Ray and they love him!!! My daughter started with him after she had had 2 other teachers and she improved immediately. She loves going to Ray because he teaches her to play the songs that she likes. Now she plays so many songs for memory!! My son loves going to piano and is always excited to see Ray.
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About Yoon Jae L.

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New York, NY
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I am a certified Steinway education partner with over 12 years of teaching experience. I specialize in teaching students who already play the instrument and wish to get a more in-depth experience with piano literature by learning new repertoire and building technique. For all my students, I emphasize the importance of practicing efficiently while developing critical listening skills. I am very patient and encouraging and I also teach adult beginners.

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About Yoon Jae
I am a highly-skilled professional musician certified as a certified Steinway education partner with over 14 years of teaching experience. I offer lessons in classical piano, violin, viola, conducting, arranging/orchestration as well as private tutoring in ear training and theory.

My main instrument is piano and I specialize in teaching students who already play the instrument and wish to get a more in-depth experience with piano literature by learning new repertoire and developing their technique. I also teach adult beginners and young beginners whose parents have a dedicated commitment to having their children make music an integral part of their education. For all my students, I emphasize the importance of practicing efficiently and developing critical listening skills. This encourages consistent improvement and whatever your perso
nal piano goals and skill levels are, I will help you improve and enjoy playing the piano more. I am very patient, encouraging and supportive of your desire to play the piano better. In addition to piano, I teach beginner and intermediate violin and viola students.

I encourage all my students to perform once or twice a year but this is entirely optional and based on the student's comfort level.

I am available and willing to travel to your home for an extra fee as long as public transportation is available.
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saleena September 13, 2018
· Classical Piano · In home
Yoon Jae took my requests very much to heart and outlined a system of study which would help me get to the next level. He is very thorough, caring and professional. Also very pleasant to talk to. I highly recommend this excellent teacher!
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Carol L. August 19, 2017
· Classical Piano · In studio
Yoon Jae is a great instructor. He teaches me the proper way to practice and correct my bad habits. He is very patient and professional.
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Grant May 6, 2017
· Violin · In home
I'm so glad I ended up with Yoon Jae for my very first violin lesson. He took me through the first steps - as basic as holding the violin - really carefully and not at all condescendingly, even though I'm an adult who never even learned to read music. In fact, he couldn't have been more patient. I'd definitely recommend him to anyone who wants to learn violin in a supportive atmosphere!
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About Austin K.

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Orange City, FL

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My method of teaching focuses on building up strengths and knowledge so that a student can become proficient at learning on their own. I do this by creating a custom curriculum for each individual I teach. This accomplishes two things, keeping you as a student entertained and enthusiastic. I have background in music theory, and have taught for several years to beginners, and intermediate students. This has allowed me to learn to adapt to each individuals learning style so that they progress quickly, and comfortably.

About Austin
Austin has been teaching private lessons since 2012. Austin has helped students find passion in music, prepare for performances, complete classes, and overcome stage fright. He also has taught several people with autism, helping them find a path that is suited for them. Allowing them to thrive in the subject.

Austin took private piano lessons in 2007 - 2009 with a professor from Stetson University. Austin was also mentored in guitar with several instructors over the course of 2 years. As an expert in his field, Austin looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Austin's goal is to create an environment that is personable, fun, informative and energetic!
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Eva September 30, 2018
· Ukulele · Online
He helped me learn the basic skills so I could move on to learn more by myself .
Thank you Austin
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Lukas September 9, 2018
· Ukulele · Online
Good lesson plan and was really encouraging.
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Eva September 2, 2018
· Ukulele · Online
Patient with my son, knows a lot, always well prepared for lessons.
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About Brittany R.

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Redmond, WA
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I have 4 objectives with each individual student:
1. Learn their musical goals
2. Set patterns to help student achieve goal
3. Give helpful feedback and track growth
4. Create opportunities to dream bigger

About Brittany
I have been actively singing and performing since I was three years old and playing piano since I was 7. I graduated from Northwest University with a BA in Music in 2018. Most of my musical background began and remained in the church, playing and leading worship teams. I am now leading the worship teams for a church in Seattle and love getting to train and inspire others in their musical gifts.

My love for music blossomed from my passion for performing and creating. My whole life has been centered upon music... at home, at school, at work, at church, at my ballet studio, and more. My husband and I even met because of a band and a choir... just like a romantic movie! In our free time, we enjoy creating covers of songs together and playing in bands with one another.

I have experience in a variety of vocal genres including classical,
pop, choral, jazz, broadway, and recording. I was the biggest choir nerd you could meet in high school and college, spending my entire class day in and out of our choir room.

I began playing piano at 7 years old because I wanted to impress everyone during music class. I eventually fell in love with the instrument and prided myself on my ability to sight read music. My favorite form of piano is playing pop and worship music where you are given the freedom to create beautiful sounds out of very little written direction.

My passion in life is to see people come alive and create something beautiful. My love for music and desire to create is something I hope to spread to others. The moment you see someone play a tricky note sequence or sing something they never thought they could hit is the most rewarding feeling there is.
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Brittany R.

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About Jacob M.

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Columbus, OH

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Want to learn how to play piano but never had the time? Now is your chance. I will work with you in the time frame you need to develop the skills required to play everything from jazz, to pop, to classical genres of music. We will work on technical skills, hand placement, music reading, ear training, and rhythmic understanding. Before long, we will be playing the songs that YOU want to learn. I can not wait for us to begin your journey!

About Jacob
I am a singer, pianist, guitarist, and violinist. I graduated from Boyce College with a Bachelors of Music with an emphasis in Voice.

All of my students can expect to learn the technical skills required for their instrument of choice. Once these skills and basic knowledge have been established, we can begin to learn the music that YOU want to perform! I never like to settle for mediocrity and will push you to be the best musician you can possibly be.

I have an extensive amount of experience working with children in many teaching fields, and understand how to teach in a way that they will learn. In addition, I have had an in-depth background check that shows a clean criminal record.

I utilize my musical talents every day for my own song-writing and recording. I have toured and recorded with various other artists and love sharing t
hese skills with others.

My own style is contemporary music, yet I am knowledgeable in many genres and believe that foundation technical skills are required for all styles. I look forward to working with you to achieve your musical dreams!
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Mauro August 12, 2019
· Violin · In studio
I contacted Jacob with the goal of learning how to play a specific song at my wedding as a surprise for my fiancé. It took me 2 months having lessons with Jacob to achieve my goal. I will definitely recommend him! Great teacher! I will have more classes with him in the future!
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Kristina June 9, 2019
· Singing · Online
Very impressed with Jacob and his broad depth of musical knowledge and talent. Patient and makes learning a fun experience.
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Jennifer June 9, 2019
· Piano · In home
Jacob is very skilled in various types of music and is very good at using his skills to teach others. He is dependable and works hard to bring out the best in his students.
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About Kyle B.

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Philadelphia, PA

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Want to play your favorite songs? Want to write your own? While focusing on technique and theory primarily, we will also spend at least a part of each lesson being creative, whether we're improvising, or writing together, or just playing a game, because I believe that being a well-rounded musician means knowing how to communicate your own ideas fluently. I'm also trained in the Taubman Method, so you'll receive training in how to play the piano with confidence and ease without the risk of injuring yourself later on. I welcome students interested in classical, rock, jazz, or all of the above! Shoot me a message today and let's set something up.

About Kyle
I am a professional violinist, violist, guitarist, pianist, and educator. In addition to recording and touring with my own bands, I regularly arrange and record strings for artists and producers in a wide range of styles, from underground rappers to indie rock bands to grammy winning pop producers. I studied classical viola and composition at Temple University's Boyer School of Music, and have also studied at the Montreal Conservatory and IRCAM in Paris. I currently teach about 35 students a week ranging in ability from beginner to advanced, and ranging in age from 4 to 64. My versatility, experience, and formal training ensure a fun and engaging learning experience, catered towards what YOU want to learn (with some suggestion/encouragement from me of course).

I've studied classical viola for 13 years, with some training in bluegrass
and old-time too. I've also received training in jazz and rock guitar, and have been trained in the Taubman Method on piano, allowing me to teach my students to play with confidence and ease, without fear of injury later on.

Students can expect to receive top notch training in technique and theory. All students will also receive training in improvisation in a variety of styles, so that they can not only play and understand other people's music, but create their own too. Students interesting in writing/recording will also have the opportunity to write and record a song with me, and learn all my best tips and tricks along the way!

Some styles I regularly give lessons in: Rock, Classical, Jazz, Pop, Bluegrass, Folk, Country, Punk, Indie Rock, and Blues.
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Jagdeesh G. August 3, 2019
· Piano · In studio
Takes special care that you get the concept right. Never skips ober anything.
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Kyle B.

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About BOH C.

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Practical and fun-oriented. Quite basic and simple to understand.

About BOH
I am Dr. BOH CLVIS NGUEA. I hold a Doctorate Degree in Strategic Management. I hold 3 Masters Degree in Strategic Management, Business Administration and Economic Science.
I have been teaching for 10years now and I have taught learners of all levels. I started out as Secondary school teacher, moved up to High school teacher and presently I am one of the most demanded Lecturer in Private Universities here in Cameroon and some neighboring African countries.
I have been teaching Economic Science and Management for 7years today with great results. My particularity is the fact that, I have been able to introduce a New Generation approach of teaching. With me, I don't just end at the concepts, I push my learners to apply the concepts in the their everyday life. Reason why most of my learners are present day entrepreneurs, thanks to my abi
lity to remove the genius in a learner and adapt it to Economic concepts.
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About Cris M.

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West Palm Beach, FL
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Studying Piano may be one of the most reward but equally daunting experiences since piano music covers such a wide range of musical tapestry. My aim is to deliver a concise, easy method, which (step by step) creates a successful beginner pianist that you can feel free to brag about with your friends and family! I teach jazz and classical piano students.

About Cris
Have you been searching through countless online videos in deep interest of learning a new instrument without any luck? Perhaps you need a little bit of guidance while you're slowly becoming the best musical version of yourself. I aim to help any piano student regardless of level to help them become independent of teaching services. As a former Berklee School of Music graduate, and in my struggles of practicing and learning music during high school I know how frustrating it can be to pay for lessons with minimal gains. In general, I aim to teach you to become independent of teachers like me.
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Cris M.

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About Rosmary W.

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Rosmary Woods is a classically trained pianist with over 30 years of experience.

Rosmary started playing at the age of 12, and went on to be admitted into the University of Arizona where she majored in Music Theory and Composition. She is also a songwriter, composer, and a producer of Grammy nominated works.

She has taught piano and voice for both professional and religious organizations, and she has served as musician and choir director.

About Rosmary
Rosmary is a classically trained pianist with over 30 years of experience.

Rosmary started playing at the age of 12, and went on to be admitted into the University of Arizona where she majored in Music Theory and Composition. She is also a songwriter, composer, and a producer of Grammy nominated works.

She has taught piano and voice for both professional and religious organizations, and she has served as musician and choir director
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Rosmary W.

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About Terrie P.

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Antioch, CA

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Teaching music has been my passion and profession for 20 years. I have taught piano in groups and individually, from beginning to early advanced, and from four years old to senior adults. I provide a solid, well-rounded traditional approach to music education which may include music theory, technique, improvisation, lead sheet reading, worship music and standard repertoire.
My desire for each of my students is to discover the joy of creating music while accomplishing their individual goals and desires.

About Terrie
First and foremost, I am a music teacher. I have more than 20 years experience in the field of music education. I have a Master of Music degree in Composition from Cal State Fullerton and also an equivalency in Music Therapy from Cal State Long Beach. Besides private piano instruction, I have also taught music theory, classroom keyboard and ear training in an undergraduate program. I worked in the Music Therapy field for 7 years and since then have had opportunities to help individuals with learning challenges enjoy learning music through piano instruction. I also have had 15 years experience as a worship leader and am familiar with contemporary christian music.
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Terrie P.

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