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Jared G.

5 Reviews
Everett, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 11 to 65
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Diploma from Desert Mountain Higschool
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Jared G.

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Learn to understand the inner working of music and well as learn to read and write music

About Jared

I have been teaching guitar almost 20 years and as an instructor, My teaching method comes from a curriculum I have developed which uses popular guitar driven rock tunes as musical etudes. Educating the student with valuable theory, reading, technique, and scale theory, while remaining fun. As a so

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Gerard O.
I am 4 or 5 lessons in with Jared and I am truly and entirely thrilled with the progress I am seeing and the depth of guitar knowledge I have gained. Jared has a way of teaching that not only allows for actually playing right away but learning the foundations of knowing the guitar and music. I can see that this allows for not just playing "songs" but making music of my own. This is the freedom of "knowing" the guitar.
Alex
Headline: Jared is amazing teacher.
Jared has excellent knowledge of music foundations and music theory.
Knows styles and genres, knows not only how to play but create too... And how this style was born.
He helps to build habit to do things right - I'm talking about technique - or, in other words - how to use your hands!
Same time he's extremely patient.

I'd like to recommend Jared for everyone who want's to learn play guitar (don't look at your age), his teaching approach works great, because he is teaching you and adjust classes for you.
Tom
Jared is real patient and easy to learn from, he keeps things simple and makes sure you understand.

Dustin W.

4 Reviews
Redmond, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded CMTA Theory Level 10 from CMTA
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Dustin W.

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Dustin believes that Music Theory is the foundation of any great pianist. Dustin will work to will pass on the knowledge that helped him pass Level 10 of the CMAT as well as college music theory classes. Dustin's almost 10 years teaching experiences helps him be able to explain in basic detail very complicated subjects.

About Dustin

Hear me play! soundcloud.com/dbward/rachmaninoff Dustin W. became interested in piano while growing up in a musical home. His eldest brother was an accomplished pianist from an early age so it was an easy choice for Dustin to also study music at age 8. Piano is something Dustin has always enjoye

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Jaime F.
Very nice and helpful!
Jasmine S.
Dustin is an AWESOME teacher. He really shows his passion for piano and teaching his students. He also knows when to push his students and when to let them go at their own pace.

Even as an older beginner, Dustin really knows how to show all the details of piano and help me understand them
Jeff
Dustin's students look forward to their piano lessons each week.

Chris J.

1 Review
Auburn, WA
Starting at $100
  • Jazz Studies Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Music from University of Washington
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris J.

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Music theory can help any musician improve their craft. I can help you learn the magic of theory in a manner tailored to your musical interests. From beginner to advanced, I am happy to share my extensive theory experience with you.

About Chris

Chris has been playing the bass since the age of ten. He loves music and sharing has enthusiasm with students. Chris has been teaching students of all ages for seventeen years and is eager to share his skills with others. He teaches upright and electric bass, as well as music theory for students

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Sue F.
It's back to the basics for me! That is good because I am a new bass player. Lots of good feedback!

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Evan G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BM in Music Performance from Indiana University Fort Wayne
  • Teaching since 2013
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Evan G.

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I cover all levels of music theory, providing students the tools they need to be successful as composers and/or performers. I give students much freedom as to what they want to work on as this allows students to be excited about taking lessons. After all, music is supposed to be fun!

About Evan

Evan Gidley boasts an impressive resume as a bandleader, composer, and woodwind artist fluent in both classical and jazz performance. He has performed at a number of the United States’ most prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall and Jazz at the Lincoln Center. As a soloist, Evan has appeared w

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Jan
Fantastic teacher! Knows the saxophone forwards and backwards and can teach any style and any age or experience level. Excellent musician. Also a knowledgeable and competent teacher of clarinet and flute. Highly recommend!
Sarah
Evan is a highly skilled teacher who is always well prepared for lessons. His level of professionalism is to be commended! He kept lessons interesting and exiting. An instructor I would recommend to anyone looking to hone their instrument skills.

Sophia S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Sophia S.

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In addition to violin lessons, I love teaching music theory. I recently completed a Music Theory Pedagogy Course at Juilliard and was recommended by the department head to apply for a teaching fellowship. I hold a Music Theory Minor from the New England Conservatory.

About Sophia

Currently offering online lessons! Stay well everyone :) My name is Sophia, and I am currently pursuing a Master's degree at Juilliard in Violin Performance. I am a Morse Teaching Artist Fellow, where I teach twice a week at an elementary school in Harlem. I play concerts regularly and love sha

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Keats R.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Keats R.

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For someone who is starting out with music theory, it can be tough with remembering key signatures, identifying intervals and chords! While there’s more than those topics mentioned above, Music theory can be thought of the mathematics for classical music. Personally almost finished with my undergraduate theory courses, I have studied undergraduate music theory a few years.

About Keats

Hello! I am currently a college student in Lakeland, Florida at Southeastern University. I am in the process of working on my undergraduate degree in music performance with a concentration on cello. I primarily began my studies in piano before taking cello lessons a few years later. I am a teacher

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Richard
Keats teaches my son online as we live in a different country. We’ve been very pleased with Keats. Here are some words from my son:

I am grateful for Mr. Keats as my piano teacher. He does an excellent job at teaching any style of music that I want to cover; he especially does well at explaining and is super understanding for teaching at whatever pace that you s
JANICE
Very patient. Explained everything very well as I had forgotten most of the piano taken years ago. Reviewed everything to start teaching at my level. Gave some good tips and apps to help me study.
Jacob
Keats is an excellent and professional teacher. He was always punctual and extremely pleasant. As an adult beginner, I felt very encouraged and challenged while learning cello from Keats. I would recommend him without reservation to anyone who wants a quality learning experience.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Seattle, WA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Seattle 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 $276 per hour.
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"Ms. Minoo is a GREAT teacher. She is very knowledgeable, professional, patient and works great with my kids."
Tony
Took Music Theory lessons from Minoo M.
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"Madeline was so friendly and helpful. She connected with me on a personal level through tutoring and we're still friends today! She helped me through my music theory classes in college and adapted to my learning styles easily. One of the sweetest people I know, thank you Madeline!"
Hannah
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"Brian is an excellent teacher! He taught me in music theory, music history, clarinet, French horn, and some voice. Thanks to him I was able to Clep out of Music Theory I in college. Music lessons gave me confidence and leadership skills. I highly recommend learning from Brian!"
Laura
Took Music Theory lessons from Brian H.
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"Dr. Aaron has opened my mind to how composers think and deeper levels of music theory. His approach to teaching is full of humor and he tailors everything to what my goals are. My musicianship will definitely benefit from Studying with Aaron, I would highly recommend Dr. Aaron as an instructor"
Miguel
Took Music Theory lessons from Aaron R.
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"Kenneth knows where I want to go with music and I believe his lessons are definitely putting me on the right track for my specific goals"
Emmanuel
Took Music Theory lessons from Kenneth R.
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"Steph is very knowledgeable about singing and music. She has a wonderful personality that is very encouraging to her students. I strongly suggest that you take lessons with her!!!!"
Carson
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephanie H.
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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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"THANK YOU! I really could never get my head around music theory and you made it fun and easy to understand. I feel like I can really appreciate my songwriting skills having a better understanding about the science of music. Thanks so very much Ms. Christine."
Mr. Koby
Took Music Theory lessons from Christine G.
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"I had started taking gigs with new bands but I was struggling with my sight reading and general music theory. I found Kellen through a friend and I'm so glad. He was friendly and super knowledgeable and I felt like it all clicked all of a sudden. I was able to learn easily online from my home in Portland. I keep taking lessons with him because I keep learning great tips about performance and theory. He's also really funny. Kellen's awesome!"
Emilie
Took Music Theory lessons from Kellen H.
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"Definitely enjoyed my first session with Mark!! He is very thorough with a fun energy that makes learning feel stress free and natural. I definitely recommend his services to all levels of producers that are looking to get some solid knowledge!"
StevenJewel "CULTURE"
Took Music Theory lessons from Mark S.
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