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  • 6 years in business
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David N.
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I've been taking voice lessons with Griff for about 4 months now, and it's been amazing! I already feel more confident about my voice and he's helped me learn to open up my voice more and sing with more resonance. He's a great, hilarious, and awesome teacher and knows how to put you at ease (especially since I was very nervous at the start). Looking forward to continuing my lessons and seeing where my voice can go! Thanks for everything Griffmeister! :)

Angel Diva Music and Acting
4.7
from 52 reviews
  • 36 years in business
  • 167 hires on Thumbtack
Nikki G.
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I've been working with Jan for over a year and a half and she has helped me immensely in progressing in my music career. She is truly a professional songwriter, voice coach, and producer. She also teaches classes in Acting for Singers which I have taken. She creates a fun and supportive atmosphere in her private lessons as well as her classes which makes attending them truly enjoyable. She always focuses in on what I need to learn and does it in a very positive way. Anyone who wants to develop as a singer would be really lucky to have the opportunity to study under her and to have her guidance.

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The Singers Studio
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 107 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Simcha C.
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My experience has been very good.. At first I came in just wanting to sing songs but after taking a few weeks of lessons I have learnt so much more than I was expecting and really learned how to use my voice in the correct way!

Dr. Stephanie Hutchinson
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 90 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.

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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Peaceland Music
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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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GreenTree Music Academy
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
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.

Wright Music Studio
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Jenny B.
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I have been taking lessons with Jamie since the middle of November. A short time after my lessons began I could already read the sheet music. She is very organized, she printed off helpful tips and music I was interested in and put them all in a folder with page protectors. She is always ready to go when I walk in for my lesson. Also she is very patient with my many mistakes.

Vocals on Stage
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Sophie A.
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Radina is such a great teacher, always friendly, professional, patient, she knows what she is doing. I've been taking lessons with her now for about one year and I always look forward to my vocal lesson. We work on songs which I can pick but she also recommends great songs to practice.

Richman Music School
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Diane J.
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I met Howard in1990, and had NOT played the piano for over 25 years! When I was 7-8 years old, I started my first lessons. I was, not at all knowing - BUT - I was a child prodigy! At 12, I asked my parents to let me go to Juillard! I didn't even know, back then, that everyone auditions to get into this World-REKNOWNED school! I would've gotten in! My Mother, who won all interactions with my Dad - said NO! For me - she said "Maybe for college!" To make a REALLY LONG story shorter - drugs & The 60s - GOT ME! In 1990, when Howard came into my life, I was already 7 yrs, clean & sober! AND - I had a hole in my heart, as my own music, was missing! My 1st lesson with Howard was EXTRA ORDINARY! I cried! I could NOT play a note! After awhile, that same lesson, Howard just told me to close my eyes, with my hands on the piano, and play anything! I DID! My embarrassment turned into tears of joy! After 1-2 yrs later - thinking of myself still, as a beginner (again), Howard asked me what I thought of - becoming a piano teacher! I didn't understand & I had NO degrees! Howard told me I only needed a degree to teach in Public Schools! I had, NEVER - in my life, allowed someone else to help me create my own path! BUT - watching Howard, teaching me & others - he was ALWAYS SMILING! I thought that, just MAYBE - I could be smiling too, AND - get paid for that too?!? Howard took a photo of me, helped me word a flyer, AND - actually, got me my very 1st student! I was TERRIFIED! Howard told me - just show up & you will know JUST WHAT TO DO! He even, because of my deep fear - told me that IF I could not show up - DON'T! Within 6 months of waitressing & a few piano students, AGAIN! Here comes Howard! A fellow piano teacher/friend - who had 30 students - found the love of HER life, was moving out-of-state & asked Howard what to do with her business!?! He told her to give it to D.J. (ME!) We met for lunch, & within 1 week, I was a full-time piano teacher!!!!! You want a referral? GO SEE HOWARD! 😊 XoX ❤️ There is no one - BETTER!!!!!

Dena Murray
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Clara T.
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Not only a voice teacher, or a music instructor, but, "a guide". Dena Murray is a spiritual guide, an expert of your own instrument, called "voice". I've been a professional singer so I've met other "voice teachers", but, leaving the record studio, it was always the same questions : alone with my own voice habits, my own daily routine... knowing nothing about who my voice is, not so comfortable and friendly with it. Then, I've met "Voice Yogi" Dena Murray... No matter my travels (Los Angeles, Paris, ...), she made me find my real voice (by lessons in West Hollywood, or by Skype, or with her books...). Yes, I did found my real voice because of Dena Murray ! And it is such a spiritual and beautiful trip ! Grateful.

  • 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
Bryce V.
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Brian was the best vocal teacher I have ever had. He was professional yet personable, and the tools he gave me improved my vocals way beyond my expectations. I highly recommend taking lessons from him if you want to take your vocal performance to the next level.

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.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer K.
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Michael has been our guitar and voice teacher for several years and is excellent. Our son started playing and taking lessons when he was seven years old. From the beginning, Michael knew how to teach in a way that was fun and effective. He is talented, motivating, reliable and truly loves what he does.

Joey Genetti
5.0
from 9 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+

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.

Bennett Stein
4.8
from 8 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Marc G.
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I've been taking lessons from Bennett for more than a year now and it has been great. Bennett has a knack for teaching both music theory and just plain learning how to rock, revel and have confidence belting out a song. He teaches both kids and adults brilliantly.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ashley-Bo V.
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I always enjoy our French lessons!

Shannon Hunt Music
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kaila H.
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I've always wanted to try piano lessons and came across Shannon Hunt Music online- and decided to give it a try! I have always wanted to learn to play and Shannon is a great place to start. She is fun, warm, easy to learn from, and there is never a dull moment. We are 5 lessons in and I am already feeling at home at the keyboard. Would highly recommend her to anyone!!

Norman Music LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Karen S.
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Zach has taught our daughter for 2 years. She has learned more than we can every imagine in this period of time. Not only has she become a more skilled guitar player and vocalist, she has come to love songwriting. Even more important, Zach has coached our daughter through several important events and encouraged her as she stretched herself by musically and personally. By example, he has helped transform her from a simple guitar student taking weekly lessons to a musician eager to do more, try more and stretch beyond what she thought we limits. Even more important to us, Zach has help nurture a self-confidence that can only come from learning from a vibrant, enthusiastic, talented coach and artist. He has forever impacted our daughter's life and will be a part of her story for years to come.

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