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David C.

29 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Best Original Music Score from Animadness 2006 Film Festival
  • Bachelors of Music from Cornish College of the Arts
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David C.

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With a masters degree in music composition and production, I can teach about nearly any aspect of composition, including arrangement, production, recording, formal structure, counterpoint, orchestration, notation, and more. From beginner to advanced.

Whether you just want to get better at your own song writing, or you want to write the next great symphony, I can accommodate you. I can help teach you how to write it, how to arrange it, how to orchestrate it, and how to record it at industry broadcast standard.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around

Linda B.

5 Reviews
Olympia, WA
Starting at $28
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Studied Piano Performance from SPSCC
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Linda B.

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I teach beginners through early advanced levels and have been doing so for 30 years. In my studio you will begin with the basics and when those are solid, you may choose a classical or recreational path or combine the two. The studio curriculum includes various styles and genres of music so you will be getting a well rounded education. Scales, chords and technique are also taught.

About Linda

Hello! Thank you for your interest in Evergreen Piano Studio. I have been teaching piano for over 30 years. Lessons are given in my SE Olympia studio, or online. If you are just beginning or have been playing for awhile, I have a place for you in my studio! The course curriculum includes note-

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Joseph
A positive reinforcer every minute. Linda's teaching and coaching give me hope.
Jessica
If your child is interested in learning to play piano and read music, I would definitely recommend Linda Bates. I have truly enjoyed watching my daughter grow through her lessons.
She was only 5 1/2 when she asked to start learning piano, and even though I thought she might be too young, I didn’t want to discourage her. Linda said that as long as she could count from 1-10, knew her left from right and the alphabet through “G” she could start learning piano.
We have had stretches of easy sailing and lots of rough patches. It’s been a great set of life lessons for our family.
Linda tried several different approaches to see what would work best for my daughter. She has a great balance of patience, structure and encouragement. She’ll let my daughter chatter on about (non-piano related) stuff for a minute, and then, gently but firmly, get her back on track.
We have gone to several recitals and enjoyed hearing her other students play. We are consistently impressed.
My daughter has been taking lessons for two years now, and finally loves piano. She sees the benefit of working at something that doesn’t come easy. She practices every day without complaining! (She’s practiced every day for a while now, but there was A LOT of resistance in the beginning, and middle, lol). Now she knows that most people are not just naturally talented, they actually put in time and effort.
I’m sure Linda would be great for any adult too. One of these days I just might have to find out for myself... although my daughter keeps insisting she’s going to teach me!
Julia
My friend, whose son received a music scholarship as well as enjoyed his piano lessons highly recommended Linda to me. Linda's great experience and personal methodologies guide students in the shortest way to success and brings an appreciation of music into their lives. No moments during her lessons are wasted on unrelated matters and she always keeps students focused by moving from one activity to another, and by being friendly and encouraging. She is always flexible with her schedule and pleasant to work with. She is a rare instructor who works hard to give students the opportunity to perform in public venues a few times and year (the most favorite moments to my boys), which make children self-confident and proud to demonstrate the fruit of their effort. I have two children who are taking lessons with Linda and they love it: 11 years old (for six years) and 8 years old (for four).
Daily practice at home for my children has turned into a fun habit, and I do not have to be involved much anymore. Linda is a role model for how an instructor should be and I highly recommend her to everyone. I am very thankful to Linda for bringing such an appreciation and joy of music into my sons lives. Our family moved to Portland three months ago, but we are still driving to Olympia once a week for lessons because so far we cannot find another instructor with the same excellent qualities.
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Rachelle M.

29 Reviews
Auburn, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Italian, French
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Bachelor's of Music in Music History from University of North Texas
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Rachelle M.

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I can help you learn the basics (chord progressions and scales) to advanced analysis techniques ( Schenkerian and 12 Tone).

About Rachelle

I love sharing the knowledge and techniques I've learned through years of training and performing. Lessons are so much more than just learning the notes. Everyone has a unique perspective and way to express their feelings through music. I help my students embrace their artistry while learning. I ha

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Thank you for teaching me so well about piano.
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Very easy to navigate the online experience and the "teaching" of the lesson didn't skip a beat.

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Cristina H.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Mandrine, English
  • Awarded First prize of Taipei viola competition from National Taiwan
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cristina H.

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Experienced Violin and Piano teacher of 8 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of classical Piano and violins skill. I specialize in classical, but i can also teach you some pop.

About Cristina

I am Steinway Certificated Educator and professional with 10+ years of music teaching experience. Recognized for demonstrating a natural aptitude for teaching lessons in a variety of musical instruments, as well as for charting the development of lesson plans and curricula and motivating and encou

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Miles
First lesson for my 11 year old son with Christina. She has a very nice studio that my son was very comfortable in. She identified his level and sent him home with much more difficult pieces than his previous teachers. He has been practicing more because it is more difficult but also he seems to enjoy the challenge which she created for him. Thanks Christina, I am looking forward to watching him progress under your guidance.
faigy
cristina is the violin teacher of my dreams! she is proffesional,kind, patient(a very necessary train in violin stady ) yet quick. a real all in one! with such a teacher u can truly reach far
Kavita
Such a wonderful teacher ! Christina is kind and so patient with kids who are learning music. She is so smart and her knowledge in music is amazing. My daughter has progressed significantly in the last few months with Christina , at a much better pace than all her previous years learning with other tutors. She is training my daughter for ABRSM exam too . Christina has great communication skills and always lets us know the ways to help kids learn better. Her positivity and graceful presence has made my daughters passion for music increase immensely !! Great teacher !!! Highly recommended!!
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Rubi C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
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Rubi C.

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I have been teaching professionally for 10 years. I specialize in working with beginner/intermediate violin students. I really enjoy teaching all ages. I will help you develop a strong foundation in your technique, music theory, ear training and sight-reading, and audition preparation. Each lesson is customized and individualized in order to accomplish the goals that you have as a student.
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About Rubi

I am a professional singer-songwriter and violinist. I hold a Bachelors from the University of North Texas and my concentration was music. I have experience playing in orchestral settings, chamber groups, recording in the studio, and accompanying Latin artists. I have 10 years of experience giving

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Melanie M.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1990
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Melanie M.

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I enjoy teaching piano to beginners as well as intermediate students. I believe in making learning piano fun for students. Lessons are divided into playing for part of the lesson. Learning fundamentals of reading music is important to me. Students spend the second half of their lesson learning to read music. I have a lot of fun activities to help students learn note reading.

About Melanie

I have a Master's Degree in Oboe Performance from The University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC. I also have a Master in the Art of Teaching Degree in Music Education from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. I play oboe professionally for special events, and weddings. I

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"Very knowledgeable and experienced musician. Highly skilled in both teaching and performance aspects of trombone. Teaching and instruction is tailored to each student's individual skill set and need. I highly recommend..."
Scott
Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"It’s obvious that Greg enjoys the guitar and teaching others how to play. He understands your level of experience and teaches at your speed."
Jim
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Keith is an amazing teacher. He's patient and knows how to gauge your skill level to help you progress in the right ways.

He's helped me enjoy playing again and learning new things."
Mic
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"Anyone young and old will enjoy learning to play the piano with Terri!

Terri is the perfect match when it comes to being my piano teacher. Not only is Terri knowledgeable and professional, she is also very patient and encouraging. She has made me appreciate the challenge of learning the piano by combining technique and theory along with fun and laughter in my lessons. With Terri, the lesson is not over until she makes sure I understand what she has just taught me. She is the best! I am so lucky I found her! I highly recommend her!"
Laura
Took Piano lessons from Teresa L.
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"I've just completed my last lesson in the set of 5 and I'm already making plans to purchase another set. I've had 2 vocal coaches in the past and I've never felt as comfortable as I feel with Eric. I've heard a noticeable difference in my voice and I know it will get better!"
Neishja
Took Singing lessons from Eric J.
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"Again, Judy is the best instructor to work with. She knows I have an ear for my great Hammond sk-2. So she doesn't waste my time, learning sheet music. I just play by ear. She's the best."
william
Took Organ lessons from Judy F.
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"Gabriel is nice, patient and professional. He found out the level of my daughter first and taught her the appropriate singing techniques based her needs. My daughter enjoyed the lesson."
Eunice
Took Singing lessons from GB V.
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"Great teacher for my young daughter

Brett has been a great teacher for my 5 year old daughter. She is just learning the basics of piano and Brett has been great at expanding her skill sets. She really enjoys practicing with him and actually looks forward to when he comes over every week!"
Scott
Took Piano lessons from Brett R.
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"I play in a rock band that wanted to add some Sinatra type jazz songs to our repertoire. I was tasked to play bass with which I had very little experience. I decided to take some lessons with Gary to learn a little jazz theory and technique. He was a wonderful teacher. He focused in on exactly what I needed quickly and pointed me toward resources that I could use to improve. Despite my limited abilities, Gary was always patient and displayed good humor. When I needed him to write a bass line for me quickly so that I could take it on vacation, he made the time to make sure that I had what I needed. I enjoyed our lessons and recommend him highly. Gary is a teacher who truly cares about his students."
Steven
Took Music Theory lessons from Gary R.
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"I just finished taking some lessons with Phillip. He is great instructor! I left each lesson with exercises based on what we covered in the lesson. I am a beginner singer and I found that his explainations easy to follow and helpful. I already have seen improvement in the few lessons we have had! I highly reccomend Phillip if you are looking to taking lessons."
Robert
Took Singing lessons from Phillip F.
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