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Angel Diva Music and Acting
4.7
from 51 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 165 hires on Thumbtack
Don B.
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3 lessons already and singing has been much more fun! She is positive, honest, personal, knowledgeable, and a great resource! She's taught me to sing more naturally and how to perform and I'm glad I have the opportunity to learn from her! She certainly has a knack for developing this beautiful art in her clients! Thanks Jan!

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Peaceland Music
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
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Anita C.
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James is an excellent guitarist. It was a pleasure taking lessons from him at Peaceland Music. I learned a lot, improved my playing, and had a great time!

Thomas Kresge Music
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Stephen C.
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I am 57 years old (no Spring chicken) and came to Thomas for tenor sax lessons. My purpose is to perform and record sax solos for classic rock and blues. Thomas does a great job with understanding my goals and giving me a road map to achieve them. Very patient and intuitive.

Starliner Music
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Mike F.
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I have been a student with Kimberly for ten years. I have been taking blues guitar lessons from her weekly. Kim is extremely professional. She tailors her teaching to the students interest and playing style. She is very patient and often goes the extra mile to help students progress. I have been a dedicated student because of this. I have had the pleasure of playing guitar with some of her other students in ensemble classes who all give her praise for the way she conducts business and teaches her classes. I highly recommend Kimberly Allison of Starliner music to anyone wishing to develop their skills in music.

  • 16 years in business
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
Denise H.
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The slow progression at school was the reason why I decided to put may daughter up with a private teacher, whom Linda seems to be the right fit. My daughter was never corrected for her fingering while playing the cello at school, until Linda did so. It took my daughter 6 months just to play 1 piece of music at school, let alone reading the music sheet for the cello comfortably. And she was the only cello student at school too! Linda is not only very knowledgeable musically, but also very talented as she plays many different instruments. Overall, very productive 1st class with Linda.

Richman Music School
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa Dawn M.
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Howard Richman is not a piano teacher...he is a LIFE CHANGER. I went to him to learn piano...but realized that the lessons I learned studying piano with the MASTER were not merely lessons in music....but lessons that helped me see outside the paradigm in all areas of my life. Often, as adults, we "come back" to our music...to study what we have been "wanting to get back to" for years. I learned that this is often a time of great change and evolution for us personally. Howard, being so intuitive, knows how to tune in to each individual's needs.... and empower them to EMPOWER themselves. He is a BRILLIANT pianist, composer and master teacher. I've watched him perform miracles with young children who struggled with other teachers who simply wanted to teach "by the book." Howard is always able to find your inner talent and abilities, possibly that are even unknown to you...and he can creatively, intuitively and intelligently create a course of action that will leave you amazed! That's why you are reading SO many wonderful comments here about him. If you are lucky enough to get to study with Howard, it will change your life!...and btw, I can now play a mean Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata"....Thank you for everything you taught me Howard Richman! Lisa Dawn Miller Producer/Singer/Songwriter

Rachel Mazer
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Meghan G.
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Both of my children have been taking lessons with Rachel for the past 3 years and she's been awesome! My daughter takes singing lessons and my son has been taking saxophone lessons, and they both love it! She's really professional and fun to work with. It's also been nice that she teaches a lot of instruments so we can have one teacher come to the house to teach both of the kids one after the other. I couldn't recommend her enough!

Alma Music Productions
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
William P.
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I had 35 years of guitar experience before I took lessons from Aejandro Briceno. As a teacher he helped me overcome much of my poor playing habits which had prohibited me from achieving higher levels of skill. Teacher Alejandro Briceno helped give my playing new color through an intimate understanding of theory, chord progressions and scales. I highly recomend him as an instructor. Alejandro Briceno is an accomplished professional and his work and creativity as a studio musician, producer and composer and will surely exceed expectation.

Jow Music
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
John V.
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I have two nieces and one nephew. Taking lessons at home, my eldest niece started reading music, learning guitar and piano several days after her kindergarten ceremony. By the time she entered 6th grade she outperformed me in many areas even though I was also taking lessons from Ernest. He always shows great care in the process of learning, practicing, and mastering the instrument. My nephew ended up picking up the guitar and my youngest niece acquired the language of music & instruction possibly as early as her crawling under the keyboard and listening to her older sister’s lessons over the years. By the time the youngest entered 1st grade she was composing legitimate piano pieces and all three kids eventually shined as the brightest music stars in their K-8 school. Ernest is sensitive to the needs and interests of the learner. Whenever possible he provides additional time. His foresight and attention to detail facilitates the maturation process and sustained growth available only through the delivery and mastery of his craft. My niece expressed gratitude by giving him drawings of the sun, clouds, hearts, trees and smiley faces beneath the words, “tHANk yOu ErnSt.” Grandma also happily made snacks and treats for Ernest. At this time I can’t think of anything for Ernest to improve because the proof can be heard in the music. I will be more than happy to discuss our music lessons with “ErnSt.”

  • 9 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Bethany A.
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Miss Marguerite is a great piano teacher. She approaches her music lessons through a variety of techniques and methods that always keeps our daughter engaged. She teaches her music theory, music appreciation, rhythm, play by ear and the ability to read music. She differentiates the needs of each of her students and taps into their styles and preferences. Our daughter has learned a lot under her tutelage.

Leila Pari
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Richard T.
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Leila is a gifted teacher, who makes learning to play piano an adventure. Her teaching was very practical and effective, enabling me to make rapid progress. And she was brilliant at explaining music theory! She is simply the most awesome teacher!

Kevin Lavitt Music
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Shanta S.
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I am an older first time piano student. Kevin took the time to understand why I was interested in learning the piano and his lessons were tailored to my capabilities and desires and were very supportive. The lessons were productive and enjoyable. I highly recommend him as a teacher for any age student. -Shanta

Joey Genetti
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Charlie F.
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Joey is a fantastic and understanding teacher. He had me singing in a way I didn't realize was possible. I also am taking piano lessons from him, and Joey understands my goals and style. A+

Lessons by Lyndon
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Gi N.
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Knowledgeable, active, and punctual instructors. I took class with Lyndon through the school UCI, and continued to have private lessons with him. Lyndon has knowledge in different styles of guitar. He always encourages students to practice steadily at their comfort pace.

In-Home Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Zee V.
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Been awesome working with Jason! I've always had an interest in becoming a better musician, but the routine of picking up books that are too complex to fully grasp was always daunting. He's helped tremendously with simple breakdowns and in-depth analysis of music theory and composition, as well as technique and application. I really look forward, not only to the future sessions, but the homework I'm assigned to perfect my craft.🤘

American Music Group
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Raleigh M.
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Just what I was looking for in a jazz piano teacher! He listened to my goals and is crafting a teaching strategy to make me a better musician while enjoying the process. Looking forward to more piano lessons in the future. He also teaches saxophone.

GoldLight Sound Studio
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sana N.
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I had such an amazing experience writing music with Yevgen! He is got a work quality, professionalism, responsiveness, value and punctuality on 100% basis! He is genius providing high quality services and outstanding easy going vibe! If you’re hesitating where to go trying upgrade yourself musically better just stop it and start track your progress with Yevgen! Highly recommended! Loving his studio btw

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Brian S.
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Elizabeth is a friendly, knowledgeable, creative teacher. She's great with generally physical aspects of singing (exercises, posture, warmup drills) but also great with music theory (if you want it), creative exercises, feedback on how you are sounding, and crafting lessons according to the type of singer you wish to be. She has an interesting background in music (jazz, more avant-garde improvisation) and is genuinely interested in her students' work.

Busy Signal Studios
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
E. hyland maze M.
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I used Jerry Danielsen's BSS for my debut album. The man was amazing. He played all the instruments and made his technical skills available, all for the same price. I would have paid 4-5 times more for any other studio. I have received excellent reviews on the work that Jerry did on my album. Plans for my second album are being made and my Executive Director is insisting that we return to Jerry's studio as soon as he is available. One more note: If you are new at this and want to work with someone who knows the business and will help you turn your 'songs' into 'music' Jerry is your man! He not only helped me arrange my tunes, but, he also, added bridges and other nice touches that made my songs better than I ever thought possible. Most of the time, after the song was recorded, I would say "That's exactly how I heard it in my head." Pretty cool. The man is a genuine genius!

  • 10 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

As a music teacher I have employed a successful teaching method that mixes legendary  classical, pop and jazz compositions with present day, contemporary songs that the students know and enjoy. They may also be taught music composition, theory, pitch, rhythm. As a musician composer, and audio engineer , I am able to teach students in various music styles, performance, composition, music production and guide them to reach their goal.

Scott Lamm Music

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I am a Manhattan School of Music classical composition major and piano performance minor. I studied jazz studies at Colburn School (Precollege). I offer the following services: * Classical/Jazz Composition Lessons * Piano Lessons * Saxophone Lessons * Clarinet Lessons * Flute Lessons * Conducting Lessons * Music Theory Lessons * Conservatory Audition Prep I am an aspiring film composer from Los Angeles, California.

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