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  • Rhonda Wachtel Music Classes

    Rhonda Wachtel Music Classes

    Los Angeles, CA 91601

    4.9 (16)

    I've been teaching a long time in the public as well as private sector, and believe lessons should be exciting, fun as well as edcuational. I strongly encourage reading skills and also nurture ear training, and creativity.  I was classically trained in piano, voice and guitar, but also enjoy teaching pop and jazz. If you're looking for a good teacher who is flexible and diversified, you've come to the right place.  I have many references. 
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    Best of 2018
  • Reverb Lessons

    Reverb Lessons

    Los Angeles, CA 90046

    5.0 (10)

    Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken care of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuri
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  • Piano Lessons With Madeline Reese

    Piano Lessons With Madeline Reese

    North Hollywood, CA 91606

    5.0 (7)

    I have been teaching for over a decade to people of all ages - children and adults, and all levels, beginner to advanced.  I focus on recognizing specific potential in each student and adjusting teaching methods as necessary in order to help them reach their personal goals. I always strive to challenge my students and to create a comfortable and fun environment in which they can express themselves. My goal is to help them realize their own passion and find motivation within themselves to practice and constantly improve. I have studied a wide range of styles and have a broad knowledge
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  • Dr. Aleksei Takenouchi Piano Studio

    Dr. Aleksei Takenouchi Piano Studio

    Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

    5.0 (7)

    I was born in Japan of Russian-Japanese musician parents, My father, Vladimir Takenouchi studied in Vienna under Emil Sauer, renowned student of Franz Liszt. From my early age, I was coached by Russian concert pianists and professors from Russia. At age 15, I went to Rome, Italy, to study with Professor Renzo Silvestri who was head of the Santa Cecilia and also with the famous pianist Carlo Zecchi. I am a graduate of Royal College of Music, London, De Paul University (M. Mus.) and Doctorate from Northwestern University (1987). I am laureate of several international competitions including
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  • Adrian Hibbs

    Adrian Hibbs

    Los Angeles, CA 90046

    5.0 (5)

    Touring keyboardist: PATD, Intergalactix Production: artists, UK, KCRW  Education: Berklee College of Music Teacher: Beat Lab Academy 

  • Solanostudios


    Downey, CA 90240

    5.0 (4)

    I am a  Certified Music Teacher in Commercial Music and in Recording Arts. After begining my journey in piano at the age of 8, I continued in music through High school and College. With 20 years of hands-on experience in teaching and recording, my main performance instruments are piano, base, guitar, drums and voice. I thrive in all music styles and have a professional work history in teachig current or future passionate muscians on developing their instrument.  I seek to equip students in ages 7+ with music skills that will see them excel no matter what path they take in music. 
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  • Eclectic String Music

    Eclectic String Music

    Covina, CA 91724

    4.8 (4)

    Eclectic String Music is like no other! We design and individualize lesson plans to tailor the learning style of every student. All of our lessons are private and one-to-one. That way students get the attention and focus they need with the enjoyment of parents/family participation!  My teaching experience has been from the complete beginner to intermediate level. I have recieved awards from a website known as amd they are Top Professional and the Best of 2015. 
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  • Bill Keis Music Lessons

    Bill Keis Music Lessons

    Glendale, CA 91202

    5.0 (3)

    In the 1st lesson, I always ask the student what their goals are, what kind of music they want to play, what problems they have, etc.  Then I test them on basic skills to find ‘holes’ in their knowledge/skills to find the right level to start.  I have an uncanny ability to discover their main problem areas and/or misunderstood terminology and get to work right away handling them. It's rewarding to see students very quickly begin to brighten up as they clear away years of confusion and musical barriers. I’ve met many seasoned pros who have holes in their knowledge or
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  • Scott Warren Music Lessons Studio

    Scott Warren Music Lessons Studio

    North Hollywood, CA 91602

    5.0 (3)

    I taught myself to play-by-ear. I now can teach others, this unique gift. I was playing professionally, before I had any training. My parents were advised to avoid stifling me with formal lessons. This caused me to passionately hunger for that formal education. And I put myself through music college as a result. I did very well, and with ease, because I already understood music, in practice. I believe in the concept that: We could get milk out of the refrigerator, before we could spell it. And we could say "refrigerator", before we could read the word. Why should music be any different?" Under
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    Best of 2018
  • Mendez Piano Studio

    Mendez Piano Studio

    Montebello, CA 90640

    5.0 (3)

    Traditional Private Piano Lessons

  • Skyler James Artist Consultations

    Skyler James Artist Consultations

    Los Angeles, CA 90034

    5.0 (3)

     Heya, my name's Skyler James from Houston Texas recently located to L.A. I am an independent songwriter/music teacher who has had some amazing opportunities I'd love to share with you. Over the past year I've transitioned from being the front man of a successful band, Drop Out Vegas (Spotify Viral Hit #4 In World Charting 7 Days, Opening for Estelle/Pussycat Dolls), to teaching everything I've learned from the experience, and working on a solo release scheduled for early next year. :)   It is my passion in life to work with musicians on their songwriting, arrangement,
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  • Wehrli Publications And Music Studio

    Wehrli Publications And Music Studio

    Valley Village, CA 91607

    5.0 (3)

    My diverse musical background brings experience and wisdom to the choices made in a student's development at the piano. I work toward making the student self-sufficient, reducing dependency on the teacher over time. PRIVATE PIANO AND KEYBOARD INSTRUCTION: 1994 - PRESENT • Real-world training from an experienced, insightful and supportive teacher. • Electronic music, synthesis, recording and MIDI instruction available. • Cutting-edge piano books and materials. • All ages and experience levels welcome. • In-home instruction available. • Gift Certificates also availa
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  • Fun Music 4 You

    Fun Music 4 You

    La Crescenta, CA 91214

    5.0 (2)

    We teach all instruments and all ages from beginner to advanced. We make music FUN so students are most likely to stay with it and experience the life-long joy we teachers feel. FUN in learning music means that students learn faster, practice well and are more likely to stay with music for Life. We make sure our students have lots (and LOTS) of fun. Our very highly experienced, enthusiastic teachers will ensure that you or your child has the best private lesson experience possible. We’re all very patient and versatile, and the lessons are tailor-made based on the personality, attitude,
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  • Rick Rossi

    Rick Rossi

    Burbank, CA 91502

    4.5 (2)

     I have a long list of credits with 3 Grammy nominations and one Grammy award, but the most important distinction between me and other teachers is that I get fast results. I've always loved helping others and I've taught saxophone, clarinet and flute for over 35 years. If you want to learn to play and be able to not only play songs but to jam on them then I have the method for you. Just check out some of these videos and you'll see how fast you can learn with me. You won't see another teacher anywhere on the web showing their students after just a few lessons. Check these out and give me
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  • Claire Tolman Piano Lessons

    Claire Tolman Piano Lessons

    Los Angeles, CA 91601

    5.0 (2)

    I am a young, motivated and dedicated teacher. I studied piano performance, music theory and composition at Occidental College, and currently teach three beginner students, with ages ranging from 6 to 40. My goal with beginners is to make sure they are learning basic theory, while also having lots of fun. I give them the flexibilty to choose whatever pieces they would like to learn, and keep the lessons lighthearted, making sure I build a positive and comfortable relationship with my student.
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  • Natalia Hudson Piano Studio

    Natalia Hudson Piano Studio

    San Gabriel, CA 91775

    5.0 (2)

    Natalia has performed as a soloist, accompanist, and chamber musician throughout the U.S. and Western Europe in numerous festivals and concerts.  She was awarded the Isabella Mebane Piano Performance Scholarship while pursuing her BA in piano performance. She received a Masters of Arts in Teaching Music degree from USC. 0 0 1 152 867 M 7 2 1017 14.0 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE
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  • Lea Oliver Piano Studio

    Lea Oliver Piano Studio

    Chatsworth, CA 91311

    5.0 (2)

    I have been teaching piano for 4 decades and I love it! I have teaching experience at all levels, from kindergarten through university, and just retired as the Director of Keyboard Studies at Hamilton High School Academy of Music in Los Angeles where I taught beginners to very advanced students. My students say that I am a kind and patient but thorough teacher, and that my lessons are fun. My goal is to help you experience the joy of music while learning to play well, whether you a beginner, intermediate or advanced pianist. Lessons are individualized to meet the needs and interests
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  • Ozzy Carmona Music Lessons

    Ozzy Carmona Music Lessons

    Los Angeles, CA 90031

    5.0 (2)

    I'm a very patient and nuturing instructor. I make sure that my students have fun while learning their instrument. I even make learning music theory fun. 

  • Giorgi Mikadze - Piano Lessons

    Giorgi Mikadze - Piano Lessons

    Studio City, CA 91604

    5.0 (2)

    Great piano lessons by experienced, educated, and internationally acclaimed pianist and composer! I hold degrees from the Berklee College of Music and Manhattan School of Music I am a caring teacher devoted to developing a unique curriculum for each of my students. All are welcome, from beginner to advanced students. I have availability during the earlier part of week-days, and also on week-ends. Beginners will develop: - Basic pianistic and musical skills - Sense of discipline - Imagination - Sight reading Intermediate and advanced level students will work in addition on: - Participation in r
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    Best of 2018
  • Ogiwara Japanese, Russian, Piano And Personal Trainer Lessons

    Ogiwara Japanese, Russian, Piano And Personal Trainer Lessons

    Los Angeles, CA 91356

    5.0 (2)

    こんにちは!My name is Oxana Ogiwara. I lived in the city of Yokohama in Japan for 16 years from 1994 to 2011. In Tokyo, Japan I successfully passed 日本語能力試験二級(Japanese Language Proficiency Test Level N2). I started learning Japanese in Russia in the "Society of Friendship" in 1992. I studied in Teacher Traitning College in Russia for 2 years as a Music Teacher class piano. I have a Bachelor Degree of Economics. After moving to Japan, I taught Russian and piano classes. In 2000 year, I found my export-import company and continuing to work for my Japanese company. Ad
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  • Deborah Sealove Piano Lessons

    Deborah Sealove Piano Lessons

    Los Angeles, CA 90034

    5.0 (2)

    I am currently Director of Instrumental Music at the prestigious Marlborough School. I am also a private piano teacher, and have been teaching for over twenty years. I teach classical piano, and from the very first lesson, you will be taught to read music, and learn proper hand position and correct fingerings. I am often hired as an accompanist and have a CD of Classical Repertoire that has been featured in film and TV. I'm very passionate about music and the piano, and I teach children and adults. My young students often continue to study with me until
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  • Academy Of Music And Fine Arts

    Academy Of Music And Fine Arts

    North Hollywood, CA 91606

    5.0 (2)

    The Academy of Music and Fine Arts has been providing art and music lessons for children and adults of all ages since 1999. Based on a solid foundation of intellectually informed, hands-on instruction, we have a long history of producing students of the highest caliber. Many of our students go on to win state and national competitions and gain acceptance into music programs at top-tier universities, and some have had the privilege to perform at world-class arenas such as Carnegie hall by special invitation. We pride ourselves on our faculty of distinguished musicians and artists with a diverse
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  • Hollywood Arts Academy

    Hollywood Arts Academy

    Pasadena, CA 91107

    5.0 (1)

    Here are some things which make us unique :- REWARDS SYSTEM :- We love when students practice and grow musically with us. To boost their confidence, we allow them to trade their points earned from lessons to get musical gifts from our school. QUALIFIED TEACHERS :- Our instructors are classically trained with a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree level of education and have graduated from highly reputable music schools and conservatories. ANNUAL CONCERT :- We have annual Christmas Concert where we allow all the students from our community to participate and showcase their talent and growth
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    Best of 2018
  • Gurus Of Music

    Gurus Of Music

    Sunland-Tujunga, CA 91040

    5.0 (1)

    I am a classically trained musician and composer. I often go by the stage name of Dizzy O'Brian. I compose pop-classical fusion music and I have played in countless groups from orchestras to pop groups.

    Best of 2018
  • Heritage Home Conservatory

    Heritage Home Conservatory

    Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

    4.0 (1)

    We provide highly-trained, music teachers of virtually all instruments and voice for private, in-home lessons to students of all ages and skill levels.

  • Blaine's Music Lessons

    Blaine's Music Lessons

    Glendale, CA 91201

    5.0 (1)

        I teach music to all ages, and I I have been teaching music most of my life. When I started playing piano in elementary school, I was lucky enough to meet a teacher who knew how to make music easy and fun to learn. I've kept learning, making, and teaching music to this day.     I have over 10 years music experience, including group and private lessons for all ages (even students as young as 5). I have my own lesson plans, and I work close with my students to pick their specific short and long term goals.     Currently, I am teaching Keyboard for an a
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  • Dr. Lu Music Lessons

    Dr. Lu Music Lessons

    Los Angeles, CA 90007

    5.0 (1)

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  • Betsy Grant Music

    Betsy Grant Music

    Santa Monica, CA 90405

    5.0 (1)

    Betsy has a year and a half of doctoral work, 40 years in performance, and 30 years in teaching, and has been composing for over 15. She especially enjoys working with those that want to develop their creativity through improvisation. She teaches at home in Santa Monica. Also, for those interested, she has over 10 years of vocal accompanying experience , and is available for hire as a vocal accompanist. She has also served as church pianist for the United Methodist, Episcopalian, Unitarian, and Christian Science churches over the past 40 years. Betsy is a dedicated composer and recording ar
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  • Seda Hakopian

    Seda Hakopian

    Panorama City, CA 91402

    5.0 (1)

    I am highly qualified and experienced piano teacher.  I work with beginners in addition to advanced students of all ages. I have individual approach to every student in order to achieve the best results. 

  • Leon Thomasian Piano Lessons

    Leon Thomasian Piano Lessons

    Glendale, CA 91204

    5.0 (1)

    During the last ten years of teaching, I have encountered many different types of students at a wide range of ages (4 to 65+ years old). Throughout my teaching experience, I have learned to adapt to my students before I make them adapt to me. That way, the students felt more comfortable and were more encouraged to learn and succeed. At this point in my life, teaching became something natural rather than a planned process. Nevertheless, I plan my lessons according to the students’ needs. Even though I started learning music at an early age, I believe that it is never too late to learn si
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Burbank Piano Lessons

(96 reviews)

Burbank Piano Instruction

Stephen Lockwood · Burbank, CA

What or who inspired you to start teaching?

Other professionals who I know and worked with who told me they thought it was a great thing to do after 40-50 years in the business: To give it back. I think pros who move to teaching have a unique perspective on teaching philosophy and can help even more then career teachers.

What do you love most about your job?

The fact that I’ve a huge passion for jazz and improvised music. I played it all my life all over the world, and with some of the best people in the business. When I teach, I’m just as concerned with transmitting that passion as well as the actual information that I transmit.

What types of students have you worked with?

Mostly adults, and a few high school or college students. Some are serious amateurs some are aspiring pros. Many of them come to me frustrated, that curriculums in their schools don’t exist, or are at best inadequate. It a good feeling to be able to be there for them.

Tell us about your passion for teaching

My passion for teaching comes from my passion for music itself. I saw one of the great jazz artists, Thelonious Monk and his quartet perform when I was in high school. It was an epiphany for me. I never wanted anything else for my life, but to emulate his greatness as best I could in whatever ever I did as an artist, or a teacher.

What advice would you give aspiring students?

There are a million reasons to quit; only one to stick with it. Be sure and be honest with yourself about your prospects. Ask other people who are in the know, doing what you want. You must listen to recordings of the great masters. They are the ultimate teacher. I will teach you how to listen to them and what to listen for.