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EclecticString Music
4.9
from 54 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 92 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tim D.
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Paul is a great instructor, very friendly, very musicly knowledgeable. He's great with kids, our eight-year-old son really enjoys his music lessons with Paul. He understands his student's talent and designs lessons according to the student's skill-set. Our son learned a lot from Paul at a progressive pace. I would recommend him for any students that desire to progress artistically.

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Steve's Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
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Liz S.
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I've had four lessons so far with Steve, and I am so pleased with how it is going! Steve is very skilled, patient, kind, punctual and professional. He responds to all my questions, and is very encouraging. He comes to my office in Pasadena to give me my lesson. I find that the biggest challenge in learning something new, is keeping my own internal critic under control as I struggle with note reading, and learn how to play the guitar. The fact that Steve is so patient and never critical helps to offset my internal critic. I have felt self doubting in the first two lessons, but by lesson 3, I am confident that if I keep practicing and working with Steve, eventually I will get it. Steve also shared info re his Taylor Mini guitar which is much smaller than the typical guitar, easier for me to play because the frets are smaller for smaller hands. I just bought my own Taylor Mini, a beautiful instrument which also inspires me to keep at it! Steve is also introducing some popular songs starting in lesson 3, which also makes it more enjoyable. This is one of the best decisions I have made for myself, and I am very happy that I was lucky to find Steve. He's great!

Emo Alaeddin
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Christina O.
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We chose Emo to work with my 11 year old daughter via Skype for voice lessons. She was really nervous to have her very first voice lesson over Skype, and with a stranger, but Emo quickly put her at ease. He’s patient, encouraging, positive, and also really uses the 30 minutes fully. He wasn’t the cheapest vocal coach to respond to my thumbtack but he really knows what he’s doing and maximizes the 30 minute lesson. My daughter is really happy with him as her teacher and so am I!

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  • 31 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
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Nikki P.
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We decided to chose Brian for my teenage daughter's beginning guitar lessons due to his willingness to teach her the type of songs that she wanted. Right away he connected with her and her music. He taught her the theory behind playing guitar as well as teaching her the tricks and skills of how to play the guitar. His practices were enjoyable and not just rote. She learned very quickly and therefore stayed excited about learning. Brian was always very complementary and encouraging. Brian also helped us buy useful equipment like a tuner, etc. She always felt safe and comfortable. We would highly recommend Brian as a guitar teacher.

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GreenTree Music Academy
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
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Kate S.
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I highly recommend GreenTree and Sidney!! Coordinating piano lessons and other artistic endeavors with Sidney was an effortlesss and pleasant task. He made it happen and initiated some remarkable lessons. GreenTree is on speed dial for our next visit to OC.

  • 13 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
Penelope F.
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Physics lessons with Tran was very well done. I'm doing much better in my college class now, I'm going to call elite if I need more help. Thanks Tran

  • 28 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Johanna O.
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For more than two years I have taken piano lessons from Esther Sanborn and I can say that I am quite pleased with my growth and progress. Let me preface this by saying that I am an older adult and have over the years developed bad habits in my technique. Ms Sanborn helped me correct these with her unending patience and insight. I love her insistence on good technique, ensuring that her students become better players. She is very respectful of my personal taste in the classical music that I choose to play, and has always been very encouraging whenever I express doubt about my abilities. Esther Sanborn is a true professional who knows music, and her love of the piano is palpable. It makes each lesson a joy.

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Chris Rockaway
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
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Jake L.
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Very open to your needs as a student. My playing has improved greatly after 3 lessons

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Omar Garcia
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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Iana G.
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We have a child diagnosed with slight autism. We decided to get a private teacher at home due to the experience of a teacher bullying him in a music school located in Chino. Mr. Garcia has all the patience in teaching our son and he knows how to adjust his teaching lessons with him. Our son is always excited to get music lessons with him. Mr. Garcia is also teaching our 18 y/o daughter guitar. And she is always happy and contented with his teaching techniques. Thank you for doing a great job with my children.

Starliner Music
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Marlin S.
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Kimberly Allison is the best guitar teacher I have had. I have thought what it would have been like to have taken guitar lessons from Randy Rhoads or Joe Satriani. Kimberly is my Rhoads and Satriani. I'm getting world class lessons under her tutlage. I wish I would have taken my first guitar lesson with her.

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Für Elise Piano School
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
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Lindsay R.
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My 8 year old son just started taking piano lessons a little over a month ago. He LOVES it!! Mark is an amazing teacher who arrives to our house on time every time! He works around our schedule. My son askes a ton of questions during the lesson and Mark answers all of them with patience, understanding, and professionalism. I never have to ask my son to practice the piano because he truly enjoys playing and looks forward to his lessons each week. This love of leaning the piano truly came from Mark. So thank you for making this such a fun positive adventure for my son!!

Guitar Lessons
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
Sofina P.
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I am taking private lesson with Mike Smith. He is a very talented and patience guitar instructor.I am very happy with the quality of guitar lessons I have received from him so far. I highly recommend him to anybody who would like to take guitar lessons.

  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Manuel C.
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The only two hiring have been great, the current one is awesome, Marie seems very cooperative and genuine. My daughter love's her. And now from wanting first, singing lessons, also wants to learn the piano as well

  • 23 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Ann S.
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Brian is a great voice teacher! He is extremely professional and knowledgeable, and takes great care to bring out the best in his student vocally. His keen intuition and sense of humor keep the lessons fun, and his vocal exercises and choice of repertoire continually challenge, strengthen, and fine tune my vocal technique. His dedication to my success as a singer, and his passion for excellence have helped me discover my “true voice” with an increased sense of confidence, purpose, and joy. I heartily give Brian an A+ in all categories!

Base Music Studio
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Staci T.
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Mr Anthony does a wonderful job giving my 9 year old lessons. He is always on time and very respectful. After just two lessons I am already impressed with what my son has learned. I'm excited to see what Mr Anthony teaches my son in the coming months.

Voicercise
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Iran W.
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My daughter Xcaret started taking Music lessons since she was 4 years old. By age 6 she wanted to sing so we choose voice lessons. We are lucky to had found Beverly who has encourage her to improve her vocals. I highly recommend Beverly, she knows how to engage, make music fun, and show you all the tricks to improve your vocals and take it to another level. Xcaret has been taking voice lessons with Beverly for 18 months now. It truly has been a wonderful experience. Xcaret loves to perform, does her recitals, has more confidence and now sings all the time! And the best thing for me as a mother of 3 kiddos, Beverly is available for home lesson too! 🎼🎤🏆

Mark J Smith
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Chris N.
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Mark was very prompt and professional in his response to my project request. He is a very relaxed guy and made me feel very comfortable during my first lesson. We chatted about my goals, which I feel confident of achieving from Mark. During the first lesson he was making "light bulbs" go on for me for stuff i was struggling trying to learn! He made it so simple and fun. His rates are reasonable. He is worth every bit of it in my opinion. I have had three lessons since and I can not wait until the next one! (FYI...i am mid fifties male playing for three years)

South OC Music Lessons
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle R.
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Jiaxin has been an amazing piano instructor to my 6 year old son. He s new to music, and in the beginning, I was so worried that getting him to sit through lessons would not be easy.... But he absolutely loves it! Jiaxin has been so great with him. She s sweet and funny, but most importantly.... PATIENT! She knows exactly how he needs to learn and he s really absorbing it all like a sponge. We are very fortunate to have found her:). She truly is a wonderful teacher.

proVoce
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Leslie H.
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I have been a student of Marianna's for over six years. The power and quality of my voice is remarkable, compared to when I first started taking lessons from her. My lessons are over the phone, since I live in Texas and she is in California. She can tell what I'm doing wrong, by the sound of my voice (e.g., I'm not dropping my jaw on high notes). Singing has also been great therapy and has built my confidence. Thank you, Marianna!

Music Lessons with Davey
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Amy F.
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We miss Davie. Great piano and drum teacher. Enthusiastic and fun. Your child will love lessons with Davie.

Tami's Music
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah S.
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Thankful for the wonderful heartfelt teaching quality and ability to individualize our music program! Tami's skill and knowledge as a seasoned teacher shines through and my son always looks forward to our weekly lessons!

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