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Roman Gastelum
from 5 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Ruben R.
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I had already been messing around on the guitar for a while, but decided to finally take the plunge and start taking bass lessons here in LA. Simply put, there is nothing that Roman can't do or teach on the bass guitar. Roman formulated a lesson plan centered around my own experience and goals as a musician, which increased my understanding of music as much as my ability to play. In taking music lessons from Roman, you not only get an incredibly knowledgable and experienced instructor, but you also get a funny, laid-back guy who is willing to jam along and offer insight into any musical piece you put in front of him. Roman is truly the total package, and I can't imagine taking music lessons from anyone else.

Starliner Music
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.

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Omar Garcia
from 22 reviews
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
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.

Angel Diva Music and Acting
from 52 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 167 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!

Thomas Kresge Music
from 24 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 33 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.

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GreenTree Music Academy
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.

  • 8 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Michael L.
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Recording a new song of mine with Andrew has proven to be a fantastic experience! The quality of the recording session... Andrew's taste and knowledge of music... the way he communicates to bring out the best in you and your song... well, it's all: as good as it gets! I would very highly recommend Andrew to anyone seeking a recording professional of the highest degree of empathy and musical/engineering abilities.

Richman Music School
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

  • 7 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Jazz M.
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Jimmy is a great teacher and I am learning a ton from him. I highly recommend him to anyone interested in guitar lessons and he is great with beginners like me!

  • 14 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Christine T.
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I was a voice student at Hollywood Academy of Music for a few years. The instruction I got was worth so much more than what I paid because my teacher went to one of the best contemporary music schools (Musicians Institute) and was a frequent performer. Not only that, but she was fun to be around and naturally a very good teacher. I also took from a few other instructors and the standard was always just as high, even though the instructors had different backgrounds, they were all well-educated and good with people.

  • 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.

Carlos Campos
from 5 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew G.
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"Mr. Campos's teaching methods, whether it is keyboard technique, ear training, latin and jazz piano instruction is of the highest calibre, educating 1000’s of music students from all over the world. He is also an energetic, knowledgeable and a fun teacher." —Andrew Gordon (Author, Pianist, Publisher and Educator)

  • 9 years in business
  • 23 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.

GoldLight Sound Studio
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 3 hires 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

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Peaceland Music
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!

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Need a Music Composition Teacher

Claremont, CA

  • Frequency of lessons
    Once or twice a month
  • Experience
  • Student age
    45 or more
  • Details
    I went to Berklee and Dick Grove back in the 70's and early 80's - pay guitar since 1966 - Played in a Big Band for 6 years - teach guitar and Jazz ensemble at the University of La Verne - trying now to get into a DMA/PhD program in Compositin and Musicology at the Claremont Graduate School - except my composition skills are very weak.... Need HELP!!!!!
  • $60
    Average price
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