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Edwin I.

124 Reviews
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Starting at $49
  • Speaks Japanese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded DownBeat Music Award 1998 from DownBeat
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Edwin I.

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About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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Lanna
Edwin was very nice, and professional. My daughters first piano lesson went great and she’s excited for more lessons with Edwin.
Gustav
Edwin is great at helping you build lesson & practice plans to help build the skills you want on guitar. I couldn't recommend him any higher.
Adriana
Very knowledgeable and enjoyable to learn from!
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Ruth R.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ruth R.

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Students will work towards learning music by the great classical composers such as Mozart, Bach, Haydn, Beethoven, Kabalevsky, Schubert, Grieg and many more! In addition to classical studies, we will visit other genres of music including Jazz, Blues, Folk, Pop, etc. However, creating a classical foundation is fundamental and essential to developing proper technique and artistry.

About Ruth

I have been teaching private piano lessons for 14 years, beginning in 2006. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education and Music from Millikin University where I studied vocal performance, piano, and music education. I am also a professional vocalist and perform at local churches. I look forward t

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Cooper R.
Looking forward to the next one!
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David
You want to learn to play the piano? Then, Ruth is the one you want! I’ve never played the piano before now and Ruth has been there with me, patiently teaching me and guiding me. Now, I can play tunes I even recognize and it’s a lot of fun! I think you’re gonna like her.
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Liudmila I.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $52
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master Degree from Saint Petersburg Conecervatory, Russia
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Liudmila I.

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I have St.Petersburg Conservatory Master of Music (Diploma with Honor) My teaching experience began after Conservatory. I teach piano at the Music School for gifted children. I teach harp at Hight special music school of the St.Petersburg Conservatory. During 20 years I teach piano and harp at my home studio. My mission is to nurture creativity, perseverance, focus, musicianship and the limitless potential of every student. I 'm looking piano and harp student of all ages.

About Liudmila

I am a very experienced harpist, holding over 20 years of experience. I have performed in over 4,000 concerts and have had the privilege of performing as the Principal Harpist at St. Petersburg Opera Theatre and Mariinsky Theatre in Russia. I also hold a Master’s degree in Harp from the St. Peters

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CLEMENTINE & ROSEMARY L.
She was great, talented and very patient with my two kids.
Siddhu N.
Liudmila is so sweet. She really is very patient with children and so far we are having a great time with her.
Allison P.
Liudmila is very professional, very patient and nice person. It was easy to learn from this teacher.
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Matthew N.

30 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Matthew N.

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Matthew has studied piano for over 20 years and has taught for over 10 years. Covering all styles you can expect a well rounded lesson with focus on theory and technique. Students will learn major and minor scales and keys and be able to identify chord types and shapes while reading music.

About Matthew

Matthew N. has been an educator and performer in the Chicago area and suburbs for over 15 years. Currently holding a studio of nearly 50 students he has become one of the area's many successful private instructors. Teaching piano, drums, and guitar Matthew can accommodate any student's needs and mus

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Veronnica P.
Practical, efficient, patient, supportive. Matthew is able to assess quickly and keep things progressing forward while still highlighting fundamentals. Great for adults. Gentle for those on the lower end of confidence with an instrument.
Kevin C.
Matt taught me for a 3 month period and helped me drastically with learning how to improvise guitar solos. I can't thank Matt enough for his help in helping me with a rather unorthodox time to start getting lessons. Each week he told me to bring 3 songs with a guitar solo I would like to learn in different genres and each week we broke down the solos for me to practice and gather their techniques. Thank you so much Matt!
Tejas A.
My 9 year old son had his first session yesterday, and he loved it. Matthew is great, responsive and especially patient! My son is looking forward to having more sessions!
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Heather M. L.

135 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks German, English
  • Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from Westminster Choir College of Rider University
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship from Westminster Choir College of Rider University
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Heather M. L.

135 Reviews
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Having studied piano performance at Westminster Choir College after teaching myself as a teenager, and having taught piano for over a decade has prepared me to teach any beginner and intermediate piano student, no matter her background. My students learn how to read music well, while playing with great style and proper technique.
In my home studio, we'll use a pro-level Yamaha keyboard with weighted keys.

About Heather M.

More important than my conservatory education and my experience as an educator and a performer is my passion for teaching music and acting and my undying belief that anyone can learn to be a musician and an actor. I'm currently available to teach lessons in my own St. Augustine home studio and

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Michael B.
She is very knowledgeable about music. My grandson is taking lessons with her and looks forward to his lesson.
Clarissa
great first lesson--thank you!
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Karolyn H.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2002
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Karolyn H.

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I've been a piano teacher for almost 20 years and absolutely love it. I specialize in teaching people how to read piano notation. My main emphasis will be to get you to read music and enjoy doing it! I have a particular love for classical, but also love to help people learn whatever their favorite music is too! Let me know what you're interested in and we can work on it together!

About Karolyn

Hello! I am an experienced piano teacher in La Mesa. I've began playing the piano at around 10, and soon feel in love with it. My dream was to one day be able to play anything I wanted and then be able to pass along all that information to anyone else that wanted to learn! I honestly believe that AN

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"I had the opportunity to work with Kessa when we were both in undergrad and I was trying to decide whether or not to become a music major. I was feeling pretty discouraged with my current piano teacher at the school and talked with Kessa since we had a class together and I knew she was a piano major. I had a few lessons with her and she gave me so many helpful ideas about how to approach my pieces and improve my practice habits. She was very kind and didn’t make me feel bad at all, but still pushed me hard in those lessons because she believed in me. Even though I ended up deciding not to go into music after all, I still value those few lessons I had with her and recommend her to everyone at any level."
Caleb
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kessa M.
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"My piano lesson is always a highlight of my week! It's a fun challenge that I enjoy preparing for. Emil's teaching style is unique; he makes his students laugh and takes us far beyond just learning the notes. From the very first lesson Emil shares his knowledge of classical music history and stresses the importance of nuanced musical dynamics, which many teachers unfortunately tend to neglect when teaching beginners. Don't hesitate in taking lessons with him, no matter what your age or skill level may be!"
Beatriz
Took Classical Piano lessons from Emil V.
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"Michael adapted himself very quickly to 'what' I wanted to play and 'how' I needed to learn taking into account my little experience. He is very positive and motivating."
Isabelle
Took Classical Piano lessons from Michael N.
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"Kessa is a very professional and talented piano teacher. My son loves going to lessons and we love hearing him practice such pretty music. We're impressed with Kessa's ability to explain confusing concepts and to encourage my son when he is having a tough time. She's done so well with transitioning to Zoom lessons during the pandemic and we love being able to have lessons from home. I recommend Mefford Music Studio to anyone who asks!"
Marissa
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kessa M.
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"Natasha is my accompanist at Peabody and she does a wonderful job! She makes great artistic choices, she’s always prepared, and she is very flexible with my own musical interpretations of pieces."
Jared
Took Classical Piano lessons from Natasha T.
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"Very pleasant experience"
Claude
Took Classical Piano lessons from Rina M.
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"My son (10 years old) has been taking piano with Ezra for three years. Ezra is patient and warm but also has very high standards and expectations, which is crucial for young musicians. I've seen so much growth in my son's playing and his enjoyment of practicing. I highly recommend his teaching."
Laura
Took Classical Piano lessons from Ezra D.
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"My kids 12 & 10 really enjoy their lessons with Ms. Abigail! She is patient and kind with them, and they’re learning more and more each lesson. They’re both reading musical notes and discovering the love of piano thanks to her teachings!"
Leah
Took Classical Piano lessons from Abigail O.
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"Troy is very musically focused and knows a wide variety of piano literature. He helped me a lot with technique as well."
Timothy
Took Classical Piano lessons from Troy W.
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"She was very patient and professional with my son."
Joaquin
Took Classical Piano lessons from Michelle V.
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