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San Diego Music Instructors

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NADER'S Music Center
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Jonas L.
Verified review

I specifically selected Nader as my violin instructor because of his experience teaching adult beginners. I'm an absolute beginner with the violin and with reading music. I've been taking lessons for a month now and have made solid progress with both. Nader was the right choice for me and I look forward to working with him long term.

Ed Lanthier
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Tom B.
Verified review

Ed Lanthier is a dedicated musician and guitar teacher in San Diego, CA. Ed has taught me music theory, guitar chord construction, and many songs. He keeps the learning experience light and fun. He provides carefully selected, easy to use learning materials. Ed quickly identifies where I struggle and finds ways to fix my issues. He keeps me motivated on my guitar journey with his enthusiasm and positive reinforcement. He is always on time for lessons and conducts himself in a professional manner. If you are considering taking guitar lessons from a professional teacher, do yourself a favor and give Ed a call Tom Brown – Vista, CA

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Alex Swanson Music
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Joshua C.
Verified review

I am so pleased with the service we received. In no time at all, my piano was back to perfect pitch, and ready to make beautiful music again!

Crosthwaite Piano Studio
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Frida H.
Verified review

My kids took piano lessons all the time in the past and barely progressed. With Ryan. They are advancing faster and he keeps them motivated! We all love his classes

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Amy's Violin & Piano Studio
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Elisabeth and James S.
Verified review

My daughter had violin lessons with Ms Amy for a year. We loved the convenience of having lessons in our own home with a great teacher, as her lessons were taught privately via Skype. Our only regret was that it would have been even better to work with her in person, but seeing as we lived in another state, that wasn't an option for us. Ms Amy was a great teacher! She was an inspiration to our daughter and helped her to love the violin.

Jennifer Paterson
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Anna D.
Verified review

I've known and worked with Jennifer about six years now. She's an incredible talent and a gifted teacher who will bring out the BEST in you! Extrememly professional (she founded and operated one of the biggest private music schools in the US) and with a tremedous resume of other career accomplishements, both on stage and off. Nurturing, kind and fun too! Wish there were 6 out of 5 stars to give to Jennifer! Anna Danes (Jazz Recording Artist and Producer)

MuzikAdict Piano Studio
4.8
from 15 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Jessica S.
Verified review

Before taking piano lessons with Rebecca, my only experience with musical instruction was through elementary and junior high. Rebecca's training and personal dedication to music makes her an extraordinary teacher. We use the Suzuki books, which I love because that's what I used for violin and flute. She supplements those favorites with really nice adult-learning-centered books on theory. As an adult learner, this was helpful, because I could read through these brief books, but then had the terminology to look up my questions online or know what to ask in lessons. The lessons are so fun and well organized. We work on the songs in the books (which included CDs of the songs so you can hear what the song might sound like if you practice enough) and she would help me with songs I brought in too. Rebecca is so kind, and is great with my five-year-old too. Really, Rebecca is an excellent music instructor. Her academic background, many years of actually playing piano and singing, knowledge of the music available and books, and variety of students -- all make her a versatile teacher, capable of helping anyone learn to the play the piano in whatever style they are interested in. Plus, she is an incredible person. I look forward to piano lessons with her.

  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda K.
Verified review

Cameron is friendly, encouraging, creative with new lessons and patient. All the right things you want in your guitar instructor.

US Music Lessons
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa R.
Verified review

I highly recommend US Music Lessons! My 14-year-old son has been with US Music Lessons for nearly a year as part of the Rock Band class. He is a drummer and has loved playing with other students in his band as they learn together the skills they need to be part of an actual rock band. They have played multiple times at local venues, including the Hard Rock Cafe, which has been an incredible experience for the kids. Although my son already was a drummer coming into US Music Lessons (Thanks to his grandfather), he has learned a great deal from the wonderful teachers that instruct the Rock Band. My son plays with kids every week who have been students of US Music Lessons learning various instruments, including voice lessons, and their experience has been positive. The kids coming out of US Music Lessons are all gifted and talented young musicians thanks to the wonderful teachers dedicated to their musical growth. The Rock Band class is an innovative, fun and inspiring way to teach music in that it develops a love and passion for performing and therefore a desire to improve on a daily basis. Playing with others that are like-minded and receiving the feedback in an actual performance class from the instructor has been an invaluable experience for my son.

Crespo Kids Music Lessons
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Silvia G.
Verified review

We had a couple of piano lessons. Mr. Crespo is very knowledgeable, friendly and easy going. He works well with children. Music lessons online offer the convenience of being at your own home without unnecessary travel time.

La T Da Music
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Mary L.
Verified review

In the 5 years that Terri has been my music instructor, she has shown great dedication and creativity, and has introduced me to various activities to enhance my music ability. She provides challenging yet fun lessons, and her teaching environment is excellent. It's obvious that she loves to teach music!

Victor The Drummer Guy
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Elana A.
Verified review

My son was new to drums and wanted instruction so that he could develop his skills quickly and properly. As a parent I can say that, Victor was always the type of person you wanted to have teach your child. Victor took the time to get to know how to best teach my son, keep things interesting and relevant for him. Because of Victor's passion for drums and commitment to his student, my son was dedicated to his lessons and improved rapidly. He is good enough now that the neighbors ask me when the next group/band practice is!

Sax Lessons San Diego
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Christie E.
Verified review

I truly enjoy taking music lessons from Dave. True to his passion for teaching, Dave is able to tailor each of my lessons to help me learn in a way that is best for me. I started playing my saxophone six months ago as a hobby and in that time he has guided me through learning how to keep time all the way to being able to play cover songs of popular music. He encourages me to pick music that I am interested in and he tailors each lesson to teaching me the skills that I need to master each song. I highly recommend Dave as a music instructor for any adult that is looking to play a woodwind as a hobby!

  • 7 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra S.
Verified review

I like Scott, talent, patience, punctual, easy going, I recommended!!! I hire form my little one and now all my 3 boys are there students, piano, electrical guitar end bass, is wonderful musician.

Grayson Scheiner Music
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara B.
Verified review

Grayson is the perfect teacher for our young grandson for his guitar lessons. Really excited to continue with him for lessons.

Pro Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Valeria L.
Verified review

Having Santiago as an instructor not only inspired me but tought me a lot! I would recommend him any time! He is not only super responsible, but he has such a passion for music that it is contagious!

  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Ryan D.
Verified review

I just started working with Michael and I already feel more confident and have more fun playing the guitar than I had in almost a year. His immense love and knowledge of music is astounding and he translates that into lessons that make me excited to learn more. He is very approachable, highly responsive and extremely flexible. I cannot recommend Michael enough to begin or continue your musical education!

Amy Long Music Studio
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Margarita J.
Verified review

Our 5 year-old has improved a great deal while taking lessons with Amy. She has made it fun and has personalized her lessons to his interest and developmental stage. He now has a better posture while playing and has started to read music.

Serge Guitar Lesson
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 40 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Arnel B.
Verified review

Serge has been an outstanding guitar teacher for my 11 year old son. I am recommending him to any parent who wants quality and fun guitar lessons for their children. Thanks. Arnel

  • 45 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kim C.
Verified review

Joseph did a great job at my dad's 75th surprise birthday party. We hired him to play background guitar music in our backyard. He was very nice, professional and flexible. We would definately hire him again!

Piano Press Studio
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Janet B.
Verified review

Kind, encouraging. I worked with Liz at piano Press Studio for two years and I looked forward to each lesson as an adventure. She was very kind and encouraging and helped me to sight sing music better, which was my goal.

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