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GreenTree Music Academy
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 55 hires 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.

Coastal Music Studios
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Elaine B.
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A mom recently recommended Coastal Music Studios - she said her boys loved it. I was doubtful as to whether our shy middle school son would feel comfortable enough to learn to sing in a group (He has a history of speech delay and some difficulty with articulation). Pam, teacher/owner, noticed he was new and asked the kids to say hello. The kids were friendly, excited to sing and enthusiastic. I was completely amazed watching my son during the first choir practice. He looked confident and happy. Afterwards, our son (who has a learning disability) said it was the first time he felt like his brain knew exactly what was being asked of him, and that he had so much respect for the teacher since she was kind AND a good leader (i.e. not one negative word/threat said to a group of ~ fifty 2nd-8th graders). Needless to say, our son immediately started weekly voice/piano lessons. I notice he is more willing to do his homework, and is more excited about life/learning overall. Also, the songs that Pam chooses for the choir are very uplifting (non-religious). My husband and I are thrilled to have found this studio - I highly recommend Coastal Music Studios.

Dr. Dimitry Olevsky
4.9
from 27 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Steve O.
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Dimitry is a great teacher. His demonstrations are superb, equally matching his instruction. I would highly recommend to anyone seeking top notch violin lessons.

Wright Way Music
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Steve D.
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My wife started our 15 year old daughter on violin lessons over Christmas break- since then she has gained confidence in her playing and the sound is much improved as well.She loves the duets that her teacher brings to play together, and it has taught her how to listen more and helped in school orchestra as well. Thank you Jamie!

Yohan Shin
5.0
from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Srini K.
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I really enjoy my violin lessons with Yohan. He brings a lot of experience and is very encouraging. He is very energetic and fun to work with.

Top Pro
  • 16 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debi O.
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My experience with Linda was very positive. Linda is a very patient, knowledgeable, and mild mannered teacher. She is clear and concise with direction and explains things so that my sons understood what they were doing right, what they needed to improvement on, and what the expectations were. Linda was punctual and ready at my sons lesson start times and had each of their sessions well planned out. She is dedicated to them learning piano and seeing them progress. I would not hesitate to refer her service to anyone who wants their child to learn music.

  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Brenda Y.
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My daughter recently started violin lessons with Ms. Cardenes. So far, she has been extremely friendly, patient, and encouraging. My daughter is a bit shy, and she has made her feel very comfortable and excited about learning.

Artem Díaz Kolesov
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lydia C.
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I signed up my 7 year old daughter for violin lessons through TakeLessons and Artem's profile seemed the most appealing to me. I wanted my child to study with the best teacher I could find. My daughter had never played violin before and Artem was able to get her to perform at his home studio class within two months. He is very friendly, knowledgable and knows how to explain difficult concepts to children and their parents. He does want one of the parents present during lessons and writing down important points, which I think is brilliant and helps me understand if my daughter is doing what she is supposed to do when she is practicing at home. He is also always readily available through text or email - I can always ask him about anything if we run into any problems or confusions.

  • 24 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah S.
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Gina is a wonderful violin teacher! She is patient and kind and works at my pace; however, she pushes me past what I think are my limits. I was afraid that taking up the violin as an adult would be overwhelming, but Gina has made the whole learning process a joy! I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a caring teacher with attention to detail.

Westminster Arts Academy
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Devri Speaks
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My son has been taking piano lessons here for about two months now and he loves it so much! These people are so enthusiastic about music and sharing it with these little souls.

Brandon Encinas Music
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Maadvi I.
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My 10 yr old son has been taking private Violin lessons at home with Brandon for the last 4-5 months. My son enjoys learning from Brandon. He gives a lot of focus on getting the basics right, something which my son didn't learn in his group Violin classes at school.. My son finds him very funny and likes that Brandon gives him little tips like rhymes/beats which help him remember his notes better. There are times he comes a little late because of heavy traffic but he always sends a message and lets us know about it.We are looking forward to learning more from him.

Ainur Zabenova
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Lucie W.
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I have recently started to take violin lessons with Ms. Zabenova. She is knowledgeable, patient and observant. Ms. Zabenova is able to see my strengths and weaknesses. Her teaching style is clear and flexible. I am looking forward to working with her and making progress.

Bow and Quill Music
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Kristi B.
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Wonderful with my daughter, she loves her violin lessons

Stephanie F.
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My son can't wait for the next semester of his alternative string group (ASG) to start up again! Jacob has taught him so much about being creative and passionate about the violin and music, which has been a liberating complement to years of school orchestra. SPLA is a unique program with the most positive and inspiring teachers possible- so thankful to be a part of it!

Maira Solis
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa Z.
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Ms. Maira was recommended to my family for my sons violin classes, she has been with us for almost 2 months now and I can say we couldn't be happier. She is amazing

iMusic Academy
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Brooke K.
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I Music is a superior musical instruction academy. Minho was professional and accommodating and her instructors are top of the line- amazing with my 7yr old daughter for violin lessons.

Marshall McDaniel
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Marie M.
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Very great teacher, so sweet!! He's teaching my son piano and my son has so much fun at their lessons.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

While I love performing, my true passion lies in teaching violin I have been trained in violin pedagogy through a program offered at Biola University. I specifically love working with children. In my past experience with teaching children, I have had the privilege of seeing their simple joy and eagerness. I believe that children can best thrive and learn if their learning styles are catered to and if they are loved. One of my goals as a teacher is to discover how I can best help the student learn. Is the student a visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learner? Does the student better understand the technical concepts if I use helpful analogies? My greatest goal as a teacher is to love my students. Originally, Suzuki initiated his violin teaching program not for the purposes of raising musical prodigies (which incidentally ended up happening), but for the purposes of nurturing children into noble souls who eagerly engaged in the pursuit of goodness, beauty, and truth. I believe that since goodness, beauty, and truth are inherent in music; it has the potential to transform someone's life. However, without the catalyst of love, music can be rendered to a mere means of selfish gain. I believe that it is through the unconditional love that parents and teachers offer their kids/students, regardless of their skill, that the students begin to explore the beauty of music. As far as my teaching methods are concerned, I prefer using the Suzuki method to teach beginners. The Suzuki method is a highly esteemed violin pedagogy method that allows students to play pieces by ear (as opposed to reading music). I believe that the Suzuki method allows the beginner students to concentrate on technical concepts and ear training skills without the added complication of learning how to read notes. About half way through book 2 (out of the 10 suzuki books), I like to introduce the student to note reading with supplemental sight-reading, rhythm, and etude books. While there are 10 suzuki books, I will only teach up to book 5. After that point, I like to choose pieces that will best suite the student's technical needs. I also like to supplement the Suzuki books with additional positioning and scale books. About me: I have been studying the violin since the age of 5. I have studied at the Colburn school of music in Los Angeles with Dr. Chan Ho Yun and I currently study with Elizabeth Larson at Biola University (Violin Performance Major). My achievements include: soloing with the Loma Linda Academy Chamber Orchestra, leading the Biola String Quartet, performing in a masterclass taught by the world renowned Menahem Pressler (Beaux Arts Trio), and performing with the Biola Symphony Orchestra as assistant concertmaster.

About

I teach music to students of all ages in a studio environment or in-home using personal techniques and skills as well as those learned at university from my favorite professors. My degree is in Music Education (with voice as my primary instrument), and I specialize in teaching voice, piano, and music theory (though I cover history, composition, and foreign languages and IPA for advanced and/or interested parties). When I'm not teaching, I write and record my own music, compose for films, shoot films, and sing lead vocals and play lead keys for my duo, Breezy and the Wick. Music is what I love, and I share that passion through teaching its secrets to whomever cares to know them. My ultimate goal is to teach you what you need to know to teach yourself.

About

• Present I teach a variety of private music lessons ranging from flute, saxophone, drums, trombone, piano, voice, trumpet, violin, guitar and jazz improvisation in my private home studio. I create unique lesson plans for each of my students to keep them motivated and working towards their goals. • Owner and Director (Guapacha Productions, California) January 2009 – Present Guapacha Productions is an entertainment company that represents Guapacha (big band Latin jazz/salsa group consisting of 13 members), the Gil Tower Latin Jazz Trio and Quartet and also produces music for film, TV and jingles. I am in charge of composing scores, directing, performing, promoting, booking, and putting together small music ensembles and solo musicians to perform in venues, private events, festivals and restaurants. I also offer creative designs for CDs and/or flyers, photography, video and editing, putting together band EPK's, designing artists’ websites and maintaining the different groups’ social websites.

  • 9 years in business
About

My students receive a music education that is tailored to fit their needs as a student. Unlike many teachers who teach all students with one method, I am interested in what the student wants to pursue and why they enjoy music. My students will not only study classical piano or violin, but will learn music theory, develop ear training skills and improvisational skills, and learn to play with a beautiful sound from the very beginning. Students will be encouraged to listen to and play music that they love. Seeing the progress of students as they develop, and getting to experience their excitement and love for music makes my job a continual joy. I love the unique experience of every student and how no two lessons are ever the same.

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