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  • 6 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 14 hours

Katelyn G.

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My 6-yr-old son started taking lessons nearly 2 years ago at the studio and we couldn't be happier with his progress. He looks forward to meeting with Ms. Pam every week and gets to play a mix of pop and classical music to keep him engaged. They are growing like crazy which only shows how loved they are by their students. They are organized, communicate well, make payment easy and are obviously passionate about what they are doing. Their impact on the community and commitment to their business is quite impressive.

Camilla M.

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My daughter, son and myself (Mom) are taking lessons at Coastal Music Studio. What a great and friendly place. Always encouraging, uplifting and supportive. Our whole family enjoy taking lessons both from Pam and Meghan, and i can highly recommend the studio. I have seen huge strides in both my kids advancement all the while growing in their love of music. Thanks for creating a happy place!

Josie P.

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My 2 kids (9 & 5) have been taking lessons for just over 6 months. Ms Pam has them playing beautifully, reading music, composing, and looking forward to every lesson. She is so positive, fun, and very talented! Lessons with Ms. Pam at Coastal Music Studios has been amazing for our family!!

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  • 4 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 min

Hy P.

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I had scheduled Alex Swanson for piano tuning, and I found him to be extremely professional and his work to be of great and high quality as needed and as expected. Overall very highly recommended and am truly looking forward to utilizing his business again in the future.

Tracy P.

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Just had our first lesson, but we are excited about this and happy to update more info. in the near future!

Krista L.

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Very friendly and professional. Even tolerated my nosy Westie with grace and humor.

  • 9 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 18 hours

Aaron L.

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If you want to improve as a musician, Mike and the team at Eravox Studios will make it happen! During the first lesson, Mike assessed my skills and created a custom lesson plan that has drastically improved my ability as a guitarist and as a drummer as well. If you need any professional recording help at all Mike has all of the skills and equipment to take you to the next level. The whole team at Eravox are genuinely awesome people. If you want to understand and play music on a higher level, and have fun doing it, do yourself a favor and book a lesson.

Kevin D.

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I've been taking guitar lessons for a while now and I really like the way Mike approaches things. Rather than just teach me to copy other people's music, he teaches me the tools needed to make my own music. He explains what he is teaching me, and why, and he breaks things down to make learning simple...oh, and he is super cool and easy going! If you want to learn to play guitar, or anything else, I can highly recommend Mike and Eravox Studios.

Bernadette T.

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Mike McConaghy of Eravox Studios is a professional, knowledgeable, encouraging & patient teacher. If needed, he will assist you with any questions or difficulty with daily practice/progress by phone outside of scheduled lessons. He is down to earth and easy to talk to. I have just started my journey with the bass guitar and I look forward to the knowledge and skill I will attain through Mike's teachings.

  • 6 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 2 hours

Brady G.

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Every lesson helps me better myself that much more and she makes it fun at the same time. After a short warm up you're going through exercise that are easy to practice at home. Highly recommend!

Haley S.

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Amy is so nice and is a really great teacher. I always looked forward to going to our lessons and was sad when I had to move away from San Diego.

Eric O.

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Excellent voice coach, daughter is having fun and having a good time with her lessons.

  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours
  • Bonsall, CA

Lennie L.

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I had the good fortune of taking bongo lessons from Hector for about a year. After just a few months, I played at one of his recitals and then performed 2 other times with him and another student. I had to quit because we moved to CO, but I now play bongos at my church on a regular basis! If you or your child is interested in learning an instrument or taking voice lessons, I would encourage you to use Hector as your teacher. Hector knows how to play and teach many different instruments. Everything from drums and guitar to piano and voice. He is an incredible musician and song writer who is passionate about music and truly enjoys teaching his students how to play whatever instrument they are interested in learning.

Angie P.

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Hector has been teaching my children piano for 2 years and he has been great! He is very calm and patient and enjoys teaching so much. He has helped us tune our piano and even came to our house for an extra lesson to help out my daughter before a recital.

Silvia G.

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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.

  • 9 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Misti F.

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My daughter loves taking lessons with Jessica. I don't really know anything about singing, so she has been very helpful in letting me know how I can support my daughter in her interest in singing. Jessica is a super positive, up beat person and is definitely a roll model I love having my daughter around. I would definitely recommend her.

Stephanie R.

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Working with Jessica is such a blast! She always has energy and a willingness to teach her students. She gets to know her on a personal level, which is a key element in teaching.

Isaac P.

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She is an amazing teacher, I have learned so much and developed my voice more than I ever have before because of her.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 4 hours
  • Ramona, CA

Thumbtack Customer

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She is very friendly and patient. She instruct me with her professional skills. I would recommend her for singing lesson for anyone who wants to improve his or her singing skill.

Della A.

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I hired. Her she. Great

Barry M.

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Good first lesson

  • 41 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • San Diego, CA

Anne Q.

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I have been studying voice off and on with Tricia for about 15 years, and I just can’t say enough about the quality of training I have received from Tricia. When I first came to her, I was a painfully shy introvert, with extremely low self esteem. I had no self confidence in myself or my singing. I have always loved to sing, but didn’t have that “natural talent” that some people are lucky enough to have. Tricia helped me develop (and find) my voice after a few lessons, and already had me performing in a recital not long after I started lessons with her. Tricia has taught me everything from ear training, music theory, proper placement of the voice, breathing technique and turning that horrible “warble” into a natural vibrato that is really beautiful once achieved. I have studied with Tricia over the phone, the internet via skype, and in person. She hears everything with her golden ear, and she can tell how your posture is just by the sound of your voice. Tricia also has helped me during times when my vocal cords were swollen, and when I had some small thickening of the cords. With proper repair work, and better nutrition I began seeing results immediately. I have grown so much with Tricia’s help and guidance. I joined a band a few years ago, and have been invited as a guest singer with several other bands. Tricia is a superstar in her own right, and I highly recommend Tricia for anyone who is seeking a private coach.

Rhaya C.

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I once took some group singing lessons from Tricia, though I had never tried any voice training before. It was quite fun and Tricia can show a beginner how to practice to improve the voice as well as boost some self-confidence about singing in front of people. She also helped me correct my speech so that people can hear me more clearly. Her amazing ears can capture exactly what it is for each individual to improve on either speech or singing. Tricia is a person with very powerful spirit, so just being in her presence is quite energizing. She can work with professionals and much more advanced students too, so I believe that all levels of people have something to benefit from her lessons. Mahalo nui loa, Tricia!

Andrea P.

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Tricia Mo'orea is an incredible teacher. After just a few months of studying with her, my voice began to blossom into the kind of voice I'd only dreamed about having. Unlike most vocal coaches, she uses many different techniques from various musical traditions to help you find and strengthen your voice (and your ear). Her support and encouragement helped me overcome many hurdles. She convinced me that it is never too late to follow your dream, and gave me the confidence I so desperately lacked. I use the tools she taught me everyday. There aren't many teachers like Tricia in the world. She's truly a rare gem.

  • 34 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Eric M.

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Elizabeth is a true pleasure to work with! She is kind, knowledgeable and patient. I am sincerely looking forward to learning more from her and enjoying the beautiful sounds the piano has to offer. Thank you, Elizabeth! :) -cy

Janet B.

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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.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 3 hours
  • San Diego, CA

Donica R.

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My 10 year old granddaughter had a wonderful first lesson with Amy Long! Miss Amy is talented and creative. Her enthusiasm is contagious! By using a variety of techniques including placing notes between bar lines on the floor, to naming all the notes on the keyboard,and figuring out basic melodies, we came away excited and looking forward to next week's lesson!

Joshua L.

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My experiences with Cynthia are been more than I could have asked for. I have worked with her for the last 6 years and it not only changed my singing, but it also improved my musicianship, work ethic and quality of life. Cynthia uses her professional experience as an established performer and musician to enrich her students and help them transform their instrument. In my experience, Cynthia's approach to teaching is simple and effective. She makes it her goal to pinpoint her students strengths and weaknesses bringing out the best qualities of a singing voice. She knows how to truly connect and know her students. She is more than an instructor, she is a scholar and before you know it, a very good friend. I highly recommend working with Cynthia.

Masha G.

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Cindy is a really amazing voice teacher. She has a great deal of knowledge of music and singing, and, most importantly, knows how to effectively convey her knowledge to her students. I have noticed a big improvement in my voice with her guidance. She has really helped me to open up my voice, and get rid of many of my old bad vocal habits. With her lessons, I have noticed my vocal technique become more powerful. She has helped me to find a new level of freedom in my voice, and to connect emotionally with the pieces I sing. The last, but not the least, her passion for music and teaching makes learning from her a pleasure! Masha

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 7 hours
  • La Mesa, CA

Hedy H.

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Jody has been our voice teacher for over 5 years now. He is a dream come true for us. I never thought I was able to sing. I actually had a fear of it. He assured me that I indeed did have a voice and he would help me find it. He did. The best part is he not only helped me to find my voice and sing, but he made it fun for me and my husband. He has a gift. Those of you who have him teach you will be very fortunate in so many ways other than just him being your voice teacher. He is a joy to be with and you will find him to be the highlight of your week. He is so compassionate and he comes with the goods. He is a fantastic singer, songwriter and teacher. We can't get enough of him. Hire him! You will be glad you did!

Derek S.

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I was recommended to Jody because I needed better breathing technique for my singing, since I had never had a proper vocal lesson and I was straining my voice. Jody was wonderful. With singing it is of course very personal and Jody makes you feel very comfortable and he is the consummate professional. He is also an excellent songwriter and guitarist, so if you are a singer-songwriter he can help with every solitary detail, from writing to singing to playing. I highly recommend Jody for anything from piano or guitar lessons to singing lessons to help with songwriting.

Tamra M.

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Jody came highly recommended by a local musician/songwriter/producer. My goal was to overcome the technical and emotional glitches in my voice. Of all the coaches I've worked with over the years, Jody is the most effective. He is innovative, tailoring his skills and insights to my unique needs. Above all, Jody is steadfastly encouraging and supportive, while holding the student accountable to their own goals and potential. And he is great fun to work with.

  • 33 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Response time: 1 hours

Marla N.

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Larry is an amazing professional who knows his stuff! He is such a gem! So happy we found him on Thumbtack!

Bob And Cece G.

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“Our son Bryson started taking guitar lessons and in about 4 months he was on the stage performing with a band! It’s amazing what this program has done for him.” - Bob & CeCe Guyatt

  • Response time: 7 min
  • San Diego, CA

Rigel B.

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I have never met another person as dedicated to his craft and the seeking and furtherment of his skill. His knowledge shows not only with his incredible ability to play but also with his professionalism and patience with his pupils. I not only recommend his expertise but I implore that you take advantage of his education if you have any interest with learning the trade.

  • Solana Beach, CA

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I teach piano and voice. I have 18 years of experience. Learn from a professional master teacher. I accept students from all levels.

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In order to progress in performance, reading, and improvisation for the piano. One will learn both the theory and practice of this fine instrument. I can also provide lessons in vocal instruction for male vocals.

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I am a previous high school music teacher, classically trained with over 21 years of musical experience and education. I love teaching music and have had great success with private students. Lessons can be held at my home, or I can travel up to 20 miles. All ages and levels are welcome. I offer lessons from 30 minutes to 60 minutes depending on the student's abilities and age and charge $1 a minute (e.g., $30 for 30 minutes). I will charge extra for travel. I am experienced in voice/singing, piano, brass, woodwinds, music theory, musicals (auditions, acting, and singing), etc. Please e-mail or call with any inquiries or interest.

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I am an acting and voice teacher to kids and young adults. Whether you have no experience at all, or years of experience performing, and would like to further understand your craft and discover your own unique artistry, then look no further I will give you the tools you need to create great work you will be proud of.

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As a former professional dancer myself, I have the ability to take your already-talented and -trained student to the next level, as well as teaching within such a structure that can take you from a beginner to an intermediate in record time. I am lucky to have had a promising career, having danced with the ABT, TBT, and Broadway Tours, as well as numerous productions with well-respected performers such as Sally Struthers, John Vaughn, Debbie Reynolds, Elizabeth Berkeley, Joe Tremaine and more. Ultimately, I turned to acting, working with top talents consistently in TV, film, and theater since. .

  • Chula Vista, CA

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Music lessons offered: Piano, voice, guitar, ukulele, drums, conga, rock band and violin. Lessons are available in small group or private.

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