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Charlyn Green
from 16 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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Nicole T.
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After more than 30 years of my not playing, Charlyn works on theory and music playing. I play weekly and already in a few months have the impression my playing picked up where I left it. Charlyn is an outstanding teacher, especially for my elder age. She is positive and enthusiastic and at no matter what age or level, any student of her's will progress. I have enjoyed emensly our time together and continue to do so.

Paul Edelman
from 33 reviews
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Lexie S.
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I have been taking guitar lessons with Paul for about two months now and I feel like I have learned so much already! I am very impressed with his knowledge on music theory and his easy demeanor makes me feel comfortable as I scrape through the chords. He also transposes songs that you request, so you can start learning through those songs instead of just chord progressions. While, also, teaching you how to read the music. I am really proud of my progress and it all has to do with his dedication to me, can't wait to see where I go from here with his guidance! I wholeheartedly recommend him if you are looking to start/get back into guitar.

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Steve's Guitar Lessons
from 34 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
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Dillan W.
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Great Teacher! His playing demonstrates a profound knowledge of his instrument. Whether hes teaching you new techniques, chords and inversions, different styles of playing, or the basics of music theory, the lessons are presented in a way tangible to the student. He is better than any guitar player I've seen, so he can take you to the next level if you are already good, or he can help you as a beginner like me.

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
Patricia P.
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I have been a student of Kim's for the past 4 years. I have had and am still having a wonderful experience. She is a very skilled guitar player and instructor. Her teaching studio is a comfortable and private area, and in addition she has a recording studio separate from her regular teaching studio. The recording studio is where her students get to meet and team up with other musicians and learn the process of playing together and making recordings. This experience at playing as a group with a drummer and other musicians has been invaluable training. Especially if one wishes to go professional. Kim has an extremely sound knowledge of music theory and a way of teaching that varies depending on her students. I would highly recommend Kim as a teacher for all levels of musicians that need additional skill to add to their current knowledge.

Thomas Kresge Music
from 23 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Linda J.
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Thomas has an excellent grasp of music theory and teaches very well.

Rose Chen Music
from 13 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jeffrey S.
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"Dr. Rose Chen is knowledgeable in music and passionate about teaching music. Besides teaching me how to read the symbols on the sheet music, she emphasizes on ear training and musicianship. She has helped me to become a better sight-reader and my understanding of music has allowed me to start writing my own music- all thanks to Dr. Chen. She is also capable of teaching skills needed to play different styles of music. My lessons always include classical pieces and some of my favorite songs by Stevie Wonder. I highly recommend Dr. Chen as a piano teacher."

Dr. Stephanie Hutchinson
from 39 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Sabina S.
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Stephanie is a very patient and pleasant teacher. My son now looks forward to his piano lessons and is actually enjoying them. She is a great choice if you are looking for someone who makes teaching fun.

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!

from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Jason H.
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I've had my first lesson with Paul and I am very excited to continue taking lessons from him. In our first lesson he identified areas for me to focus on and exercises to practice. I am already seeing my singing improve!

Lucas Martinez
from 8 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Mia S.
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Lucas is an extremely talented teacher and musician!! He is friendly and patient. He is very accommodating to my learning style and my taste in music. I am a complete beginner, but he has helped me quickly and easily learn songs that I like. His lessons are fun and I feel myself getting better each week.

  • 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

  • 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.

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Omar Garcia
from 21 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.

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Need Music Theory Lessons for a Beginner

Fountain Valley, CA

  • Subjects of interest (music theory)
    Fundamentals, Harmonization, Music subjects
  • Frequency of lessons
    More than once a week
  • Level of experience
  • $100
    Average price
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