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Rachelle M.

20 Reviews
Auburn, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Encouragement Award from Metropolitan Opera National Council
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Rachelle M.

20 Reviews
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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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Pierre
Great teacher
Leo
Works great with kids
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Rachelle is an amazing teacher, she understands what I'm working toward and knows exactly how to explain things to me to help me understand. I feel that I have made great strides in finding my voice with her as my teacher/coach. She's a great teacher. I am learning a lot and enjoying every lesson.
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Serena E.

15 Reviews
Issaquah, WA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian, French, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
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Serena E.

15 Reviews
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Students will learn how to read and interpret sheet music. They will also learn a foundational understanding of the piano to help play notes, and be taught to pitch match and understand intervals and scales aurally.

*all lessons are always taylored to be appropriate vocally and dramatically for age, voice type, and ability

About Serena

Hello! My name is Serena! Music shapes my life and has made me the person I am today. My experience in training in opera, musical theatre, jazz, and pop has expanded my musical skills and knowledge. Not only have I been trained in performance, but I have also studied music history, music theory

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Lynnette
My daughter and I are very happy with how Serena coached her. Her technical way of teaching has helped Jana , my daughter, understand the mechanics of singing better. We booked the $400/5sessions promo in preparation for my daughter’s competition and we are happy to say that she did very well, thanks to Serena’s coaching.
Serena is very professional, communicates clearly, and is excellent in her craft. It is unfortunate that due to other family affairs, we are unable to continue with her.
Alden
The sessions exceeded my expectations. My anxieties melted away with Serena’s personality, calmness, and thorough teaching style. It’s a real genuine experience. Serena brings innovative and natural techniques that would serve well to anyone who wants to better themselves in singing, artistry, or simply picking up healthier activities to make them more well rounded individuals.
Luba K.
Serena taught my 8 year old son for 9 beginner lessons. The scheduling did not work out for us to continue.

I loved her teaching style! She is calm but also fun for the boy. He loved the warm up exercises. In only 30 minutes of class they were able to play several little pieces. My son could then practice and master them at home. That gave him a sense of accomplishment. This approach is better than working on a hard piece and being frustrated. She focused on sight reading from the start instead of memorizing which is a great habit.

Diane Q.

7 Reviews
Federal Way, WA
Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 2007
  • BM - Organ Perforamcne from UW-Stevens' Point
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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Diane Q.

7 Reviews
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Learn notation, the whys and wherefors of music theory. Analyze, and be able to understand those funny symbols in music. Singing or to play an instrument helps for composing.

About Diane

I continue to learn and improve my teaching by attending workshops, conferences, and be involved in music teacher groups. These are both in person, social media, and podcasts. I believe it is important to play your instrument if you teach it. My BM degree from UW-Stevens Point taught me how musi

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Linda
Diane is a fantastic piano teacher! She has a wonderful connection with her students and is patient and kind. My granddaughter learned so much!
Adalie C.
Mrs. quick has been great!😊She was the only teacher to give my 4 yrs old lessons. Aiden looks forward for them. She makes the lesson fun for him. I would really recommend her!
Joanna G.
Mrs. Quick is a very accomplished musician, a creative teacher and great with her young students. My 12 year old daughter has taken piano lessons with Mrs Quick for 5 years and has developed a love for music and improved immensely over that time. My 9 year old son just started piano lessons with Mrs Quick and is very excited as he is starting to make music.

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Steve B.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steve B.

11 Reviews
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We will discuss different modes (scales), how to properly read music, circle of fifths, and chord/ scale relationships. You will be able to talk about music to other musicians in a matter of no time.

About Steve

When I was growing up I thought music was like magic and that only special people with super-human powers could play. I would think to myself, "How are they doing that? I would never be able to play music in a million years!" It wasn't until I was 14 I discovered guitar magazines and a method of re

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Sean Halverson
Way easy to understand. Cool stuff.
Marie I.
Learning to sing with Steve has been a wonderful experience. He is friendly and welcoming and I left every lesson feeling accomplished. I came to Steve having no experience with vocal training at all and I'm so glad I did! Great teacher. He is patient and happy to teach. Thank you!
Kendra S.
Awesome! Made me comfortable when I was so nervous, was flexible with scheduling and very awesome teaching techniques.

Kateryna S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Kateryna S.

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With over 13 years of teaching experience, Kateryna is a professional and passionate piano teacher who teaches with a mission – music is a self-discovery journey, everyone deserve such a chance to connect to the soul through music. Under her creative and flexible teaching, her students not only acquire piano skill, musical knowledge, but also being able to express themselves in a unique way. Lessons are fun, creative, and stress-free! Top-quality piano instructor (B.A. of Music in Piano Pedagogy & Music Theory. Private piano teacher since ’05)

About Kateryna

With over 15 years of teaching experience, Kateryna is a professional and passionate piano teacher who teaches with a mission – music is a self-discovery journey, everyone deserve such a chance to connect to the soul through music. Under her creative and flexible teaching, her students not only acq

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Derek W.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Derek W.

3 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

Music theory in essence is the language rules of music. I have some great learning tool to help you advance your musicianship. Let's connect soon.

About Derek

"A Nashville-native & music industry professional with a big heart for teaching" I LOVE teaching music and especially being a guitar teacher! My entire life has revolved around learning, teaching guitar lessons and performing music. I've played guitar for over 80 bands in Nashville, including 28

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Jill
Derek is a fantastic guitar teacher. His approach to teaching is so different than other instructors I've worked with in that he really caters to the needs of his students and adjusts his teaching style accordingly. I've seen so much growth in my own playing. Definitely the best guitar teacher ever.
Steven
Highly recommend! I initially only began with the idea of taking 1 month of lessons and now I'm in my 3rd month! Derek caters the lessons to meet my needs- I'm a tactile learner, and he approaches teaching guitar to me from that standpoint. I would highly recommend him as a guitar teacher.
Todd
I had been playing for about 4 years and couldn't really get past a certain point with my guitar skills. I had kinda hit one plateau after another. Derek took my guitar playing to another level. The way he explains the guitar and music is simple but pretty eye opening.

If you're in Bend, I would highly recommend Derek for guitar lessons.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Tacoma, WA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Tacoma is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$39 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$65 average

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"Catherine’s amazing spirit and passion for learning has been keystone in her connections and successes with experts in the brilliantly niche discipline of music and the theory behind it. Her training is evident in her thorough and methodical approach to a variety of anxiety-boding topics such as augmented sixth-chords and proper voice leading between chords. Catherine’s positive outlook and confidence in her students’ success and progress is transparent and provided me with concrete knowledge and skills that allowed me to perform at the highest level of preparation for assessments and assignments. Without Catherine’s attitude, expertise, and personalized attention, I would not have ever been able to get through my prerequisite courses in my undergraduate training. Music Theory is stressful enough— Catherine’s approach makes it all make genuine sense."
- Elias
Took Music Theory lessons from Catherine P.
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"David is awesome! I began lessons with him because i was not satisfied with the music theory classes at the school i am enrolled in, as well as the classes did not accommodate well to my learning differences. David not only has endless knowledge of music theory but also has shown me tools and helpful methods for studying music. I highly recommend taking lessons from David if you are either a beginner or you are at a higher level and would like to expand your knowledge of music theory."
- Ian Merrill
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Capable, courteous, and very well versed in his field. Patrick's flexible schedule made it possible for us to cram for an upcoming test, on short notice.
Conveniently, he's preparing to teach a university cpurse on the same subject matter."
- Abdulaziz
Took Music Theory lessons from Patrick A.
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"she is a great teacher

she listens to you and is very rewarding and she is a very great teacher"
- jack
Took Music Theory lessons from Heidi S.
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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."
- Mary Mercurio Santos
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"He made me feel very comfortable and it was my first lesson, ever."
- Fred
Took Music Theory lessons from Axel O.
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"Jorge tutored me for a few weeks in music theory and it greatly benefited me. He shows through his examples and explanations that he really understands concepts of music theory and keyboard, as well on his clarinet too. I highly recommend hiring Jorge since he goes over the information at a good pace and nice manor. He will go over whatever you need help on."
- Holly
Took Music Theory lessons from Jorge R.
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"Brandon is able - and willing - to listen to the issues and concerns I have and address them with insight and clarity. He has been able to help me become not only a better Guitar Player, but a better Musician."
- Frank
Took Music Theory lessons from Brandon P.
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"Very personable. Clearly knowledgeable. Encouraging and patient.

I am a beginner, with usual stage fright and hesitation and did not feel uncomfortable at all."
- Danielle
Took Music Theory lessons from Molly M.
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"Laurence has the skill set and knowledge which I need."
- Carole Larsen
Took Music Theory lessons from Laurence B.
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