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Natalie G.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $90
  • Teaching since 2010
  • High School Diploma from Fresno University High School
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Natalie G.

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I can help children, teens and adults master the basics of music theory and be able to read music on sight. Since 4th grade, I've been playing the piano and taken vocal lessons, so I have studied the fundamentals of music theory. I also had Musicianship, which is basically advanced music theory, as a course in high school. I can read notes, recognize rhythm, tempo, and key on sight, and I am knowledgeable about transposition and music notation for the piano.

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For more than 11 years, my goal as a tutor has been steadfast: I help students learn more and make progress in their studies. I don't just teach them how to count, read, and write: I show them how to build on their skills and reach their true potential. I know from my own experience how hard it is t

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Lee
Natalie is very professional. She knows how to edit a personal statement and she has some great writing skills/suggestions to offer.
alejandra
Natalie totally exceed my expectations. She is very knowledge and her class was on point, easy to follow, enjoyable and productive. She gave me amazing writing tips and come up with wonderful suggestions. I adore that she was very friendly and responsive too!
I would definitely recommend her services to anyone looking to improve her writing skills, copywriting or looking for a great teacher.
David
Natalie is knowledgeable, energetic, and enthusiastic. She identified my son´s opportunity areas and developed a plan to tackle those areas using tools like BitPaper, Prodigy Game, Quizlet, and Khan Academy. She went from refreshing support all the way to guidance teaching complex concepts building up in the process my son´s confidence and sense of goal achievement. In the beginning, we had another tutor, but rapidly, we noticed Natalie's difference in her thorough approach not only in Math but also in vocabulary, analogies, and QC´s; based on that, we decided to give Natalie the other sessions we had planned with the said tutor. All in all, she's the best tutor you can find!
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Jeff B.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Math Major / music minor from Moorpark College
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeff B.

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I use the Zoom app for live interactive lessons from the comfort of your home.

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I am a credited contributor to the #1 best-selling Jazz Theory book on the planet "Jazzology" (published by Hal Leonard - the world's largest music publisher).

I also have my own Music Theory book published by Hal Leonard "Modalogy - scales, modes & chords: the primordial building blocks of music".

I have studied every major music theory book ever published and not only do I know my theory inside out, I can break it down into easy to understand concepts!

I Teach All Ages, at All Levels: Songwriting, Composition Lessons, Arranging for Horns and Voice and Strings, Soloing, Improvisation, Classical Technique, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Latin, Funk, Country, Folk, Hindustani, Carnatic, and much much more!

In addition, I have almost 20 books published on the subject of theory and technique! I also have many many professional recordings to my credit that you can listen to online anytime!

I have

About Jeff

People study subjects for a great number of reasons, consequently I customize my lessons to each individual student's needs and wants. We learn different ways. Some of us are more visual, some more tactile, some more intuitive, some more cerebral, etc. Understanding this allows me to adapt to eac

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George
Jeff brent is an amazing Musician and teacher as well as a man who cares about his students, His systematic approach enables the student to go as far as they want! He worked with my daughter who played violin and piano with Jeff. Eventually she was writing music and was second chair violin at RCC Community College. Her Piano was amazing as well. She also helped other students in high school and college. She loves music like her mentor Mr. Brent. I have also been a student of Jeff fo about 12 years. At first I knew nothing about music except I loved it and I wanted to share music with Itzel.Now, I play Guitar and I am learning how to play saxophone as well. I am also a teacher at RUSD and I use my music to help my children learn how to learn phonics vocabulary story structure and how to write a song. Music in the class really is a game changer and it really inspires my children to learn vocabulary and language skills. Now, I am a gigging musician and I have played in bands coffee houses restaurants and even the streets. I love all of it. Now I am beginning to write songs and I am looking forward to my next chapter in my Musical Journey. Music is a huge part of my life and it fills me with hope and joy everyday of my life. Thank you Mr. Brent, You are a teachers teacher and I am so blessed to have you in my life. Mr. Brent you are one of the best!
Harvey
Fun, friendly, super knowledgeable. All around great teacher!
Will
Jeff will teach you how music works in a way that is easy to understand. You’ll be happy you chose him as your teacher.
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Steven F.

12 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Steven F.

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Steven F offers instruction for electric or acoustic bass guitar, upright bass, mandolin and ukulele as well as music theory. Steven F., a professional musician and teacher for over fifteen years, graduated cum laude with a performance degree in the upright bass from The Ohio State University

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Beau
I can’t believe how much material was covered in a 60 minute lesson! Steven was engaging and encouraging. My 16 year old son learned a lot and had a great time doing it. We are looking forward to future lessons!
Brad N.
Steven is an excellent teacher. He had a lot of helpful information and made a great effort to assess my needs. I’m looking forward to more lessons!
Will Peterson
Steven is an excellent instructor. He is patient and kind. He breaks things down to make it easier to learn and play. I see improvement in my lessons every week.
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Paul J.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, French for musical purposes
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul J.

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Music theory for beginners and advanced concepts in harmony for classically trained students.

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I hold a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University with a minor in music and an emphasis on music theory. I have studied classical piano extensively for over 20 years and jazz piano for over 10 years. I studied jazz improvisation with world-famous jazz guitarist, Ted Dunbar, Rutgers University Mason

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Abtein
Very passionate about piano and able to convey ideas.. also very good at feeling out what student is seeking to achieve. Definitely recommend Paul if you are wanting to take playing piano as a serious endeavor
Arthur
My experience with this teacher was horrible. Paul has no patience for a child that might not pay attention as much as necessary. He has forgotten what it is to be a child or how to win over a child and make a lesson fun.
My child had one previous lesson with Paul. It is true that she was not following his directions and his frustration was quite obvious.
On my second visit I was appalled by Paul’s behavior. Again my child wouldn’t sit down on the bench correctly. Verbatim this what occurred next, I quote: “This is not going to work out. Get out of my house NOW, NOW!(Screaming, like I was going to prolong this). I have better things to do than waste my time with your daughter. I don’t want to take your money.

It is true that my daughter can be difficult when approached in an authoritarian manner. However, my daughter is not yet six and Paul brought my daughter to tears. Surely this behavior was at best inappropriate and says more about the person Paul is than about my daughter. A simple “ May I have word with you in private” would be a mature way to part company. Not throwing a 6 year out of your house because you are frustrated. I was horribly offended by his manner and attitude. No way to treat a 6 year old.

This man has no patience with young kids. I would stay away from this teacher unless your child has some experience with piano. Definitely not child friendly.
Normally I do not post reviews unless something extraordinary happens This is one of those: extraordinarily bad.
An apology is in order if this poor excuse for a “teacher” has any understanding of the unnecessary hurt he has caused.
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Mel P.

41 Reviews
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  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Music Education from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
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Mel P.

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Understanding music theory will give depth to your musical skills. I know how to make the complex easy to learn. I have studied music theory at Southern Illinois University and through Eastman School of Music ( top ranked music theory university). I will show you how to apply your knowledge to make it very practical and usable in every day instrumental playing. Lets get together.

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I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructor

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Hannah
I highly recommend Mel for fiddle. He had a lot of really good tips and was very willing to find songs that fit the kind of music I wanted to play. Highly recommend!
Ilona
I absolutely love Mel’s lessons and look forward to them every week! I haven’t played seriously in years and have developed some bad bowing habits and difficulty with pitch over time and was close to not playing anymore. After reading the other reviews, I decided to give him a try and am so thankful I did!! My bowing and intonation is improving, he incorporates some music theory appropriate to what we are learning to master the song. I can’t wait to see where I am in 6 months from now! Thank you Mel, my passion for music is returning and am looking forward to my audition in the community orchestra next season!
Hannah
I just started working with Mel and he is awesome! He really listened to my goals and the type of music I am interested in playing and he is planning our lessons based on that. He is very good at explaining things and giving examples. I look forward to our lessons. Highly recommend!
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Joy M.

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  • Music Major from Long Beach
  • Awarded Best Saxophonist in the State of Georgia from The State of Georgia
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Joy M.

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About Joy

Jazz Saxophonist and Singer with the gift of bringing the best out of students. I make learning fun & easy. I can help you discover your true sound and voice. I’m proficient in jazz, free jazz, soul, funk, reggae, dub, drum n bass, house, and world music. You'll be improving in not time ; )

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Max L.
Joy is a warm and patient teacher who can assess the appropriate pace for a new student to learn at. She's also a wonderful musician herself. Will definitely be back for more lessons!

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"I had been wanting to learn how to play the guitar for years and for my B-day my girlfriend bought me some lessons. She couldn't have picked a better place to buy the lessons from.
Ahmad makes you feel comfortable and really understands the way that people learn and how to teach in the most effective way. The guitar is a tough instrument to learn and you want to learn from someone knowledgeable and patient and that's exactly what Ahmad is."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"It has been a few years since our daughter, Michaela, took piano and music theory classes from Howard Richman. However, hardly a day goes by when she is not using something that she has learned from him. Whether she is writing a song, composing music, producing a track, playing the piano, singing, rehearsing, performing, etc…it always involves some aspect of her lessons with Howard. She is always referencing material from her classes with him. The enjoyment and confidence that Howard instills in his students, through his methods of teaching, truly must last a lifetime. Going to Howard was one of the best decisions that we have made regarding Michaela's career. In fact, as it turns out, it was a life changing experience for her. Needless to say, we have the very highest recommendation for Howard Richman."
Anchalina
Took Music Theory lessons from Howard R.
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"She is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about her work. I appreciate her style of teaching as she seems to love what she does and I look forward to learning from her."
Brandon
Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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"Great teacher. Very kind, easy to understand, and covered quite a bit."
Andrew
Took Music Theory lessons from Billy D.
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"Michelle is very patient and taught me different ways of solving problems with SATB and other music theory concepts like voice leading and chord functions. She also helped me practice my musicianship skills."
Hadassah
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Ramona is a Great instructor, Very knowledgable in different aspects of music and instruments; also has a nice set up in her home. grateful for the experience and lessons."
Obsidian
Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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"She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well"
Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"We enjoy taking lessons from Melissa

My child has a lot of fun in the Musikgarten class that Melissa teaches. He has learned a lot and looks forward to going to class each week. Melissa is a great teacher and keeps the kids engaged."
J
Took Music Theory lessons from Melissa F.
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"Bill is an excellent teacher! He caters the lessons to what you want to learn and sure knows how to teach. I like that Bill was able to highlight my strengths while still challenging and bettering my weaknesses. Highly recommend lessons with him!"
Jonathan Miller
Took Music Theory lessons from Bill G.
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"Richie is a thoughtful and flexible instructor"
Bob
Took Music Theory lessons from Richard D.
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