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Steven B.
Steven B.
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Alameda, CA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaching since 1978
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Castro Valley, CA
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  • Teaching since 1978
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  • King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
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David W.
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Berkeley, CA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • First Place in Ed-Tech Hackathon from Michelson Runway/General Assembly
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Jesse T.
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Oakland, CA
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  • Bachelors of Music 2020 (Classical Guitar Performance) from Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester.
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Jim T.
Jim T.
5 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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  • Teaching since 1988
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Hayden M.
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  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies Trombone Performance from University of North Texas
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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 diff..."
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"David really listens! Not only to what I want and need, but to where I am and to when I'm being too ambitious. I look forward to the rest of our lessons; I know I'm going to learn a lot."
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Music Student Face-Off: Memorizers vs. Readers | Which is Better?

As you learn songs and work through your music books, do you memorize the notes? Or do you read along every time you play? In this post, music teacher Vanessa G. discusses the pros and cons to the approaches...   Imagine your teacher gives you a piece of music to study. What's your process? Do you listen to a recording, memorizing the melody and the stylistic aspects before you begin, and then as you play? Or would you sit down and sight read the notes, and perfect it from that star
By Suzy S.
Music Theory for Singers - How to Read Rhythms | TakeLessons Blog

Music Theory for Singers - How to Read Rhythms | TakeLessons Blog

I’m so excited that you’ve decided to dive deeper into your musical studies with some music theory basics. Before we begin, I want to let you know that I teach multiple days a week on Takelesson Live. After reading the first article in this “Music Theory for Singers” series please feel free to come join me in a live class so that I can answer any questions you might have, and to help you better understand the material. This link will provide you with 30-days of free TL Live membership
By Reina Mystique
6 Fun and Unique Ways to Learn Music Theory

6 Fun and Unique Ways to Learn Music Theory

Staring at the Circle of Fifths and memorizing key signatures isn't the only way to learn music theory! Here, Brooklyn, NY teacher Liz T. shares some creative ideas to revive your learning...   Music theory is a very important part of your musicianship, whether it be mastering ear training, harmony, or sight reading. No matter what instrument you play or what styles you enjoy, those who learn music theory grow further as musicians. A solid knowledge can help you improve your performanc
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