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Find music lessons in Carson, CA

Find music lessons in Carson, CA

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Top 10 music classes in Carson, CA

Students agree: these Carson music lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
In Person Cello Lessons

In Person Cello Lessons

5.0(3)
6 hires on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Carson, CA
Christopher F. says, "As an adult learner ( three years into my cello journey) I can highly recommend Sebastian Lee. His patience, dedication and support have allowed me to make excellent progress. He is energetic, enthusiastic and committed to his students progress. Thanks Sebastian!" Read more
Burt Griswold Pianist

Burt Griswold Pianist

5.0Exceptional(10)
Offers online services
16 hires on Lessons
23+ years in business
Serves Carson, CA
The satisfaction of hearing a new piece of music played by ourselves or a student never grows old! I have learned it's possible to have fun at every step of the way to becoming an accomplished pianist! Lesson are tailored to your individual needs. Beginning students learn how to read music and how music works. Beginners learn their way around the piano and how to make it sound great, plus how to improvise music, how to pick up songs by ears and how to compose their own music. Aspiring composers/song writers can receive help developing their ideas into finished music. Science proves that playing music improves cognitive ability (ability to ...
Jon Swann Music Lessons

Jon Swann Music Lessons

5.0Exceptional(8)
Offers online services
10 hires on Lessons
19+ years in business
Serves Carson, CA
Catherine J. says, "Very encouraging!" Read more
MikeVaccaro.Com

MikeVaccaro.Com

5.0Exceptional(9)
Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
38+ years in business
Serves Carson, CA
Tracy M. says, "Very flexible schedule :)" Read more
Derek Zimmerman Lessons

Derek Zimmerman Lessons

5.0(1)
Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
2+ years in business
Serves Carson, CA
Luc F. says, "Cool dude, knows fundamentals very well. " Read more
Live Online Music Lessons W/ Jeff Brent

Live Online Music Lessons W/ Jeff Brent

5.0Exceptional(22)
Offers online services
24 hires on Lessons
31+ years in business
Serves Carson, CA
Tessa B. says, "Jeff is not only an incredibly talented musician, but an awesome teacher and person. I started out with no piano experience and he got me up to speed quickly, especially on improv. His teaching style is very easy to respond to. I had to take a break for life reasons but will be back as soon as possible! Thanks Jeff :)" Read more
Maja 🎹

Maja 🎹

New on Lessons
Offers online services
23+ years in business
Serves Carson, CA
Special custom made individualistic system of teching, everibody can learn to enjoy playing piano... Happiness of the student when learns something.
Jason Dennis Guitar

Jason Dennis Guitar

5.0(1)
Offers online services
3 hires on Lessons
19+ years in business
Serves Carson, CA
Ron O. says, "Amazing teacher. Inspiring and encouraging. Anything I want to learn, he can teach. Just in the short time of instruction, I have grown tremendously. Ron O." Read more
Jim Avakian Music

Jim Avakian Music

New on Lessons
Offers online services
22+ years in business
Serves Carson, CA
Lessons are custom tailored for students needs. I believe the best learning to be experiential and inspired, if you’re inspired, you will practice! My goal is to inspire and encourage expression in the art form of playing piano, to bring out the student’s own natural musicality and self-expression. I want the student to really enjoy the learning experience! I use a combination of techniques in my lessons that coordinates the mind, hand, fingers, and spirit. I will cover sound foundation skills such as: Technique, Sight Reading, Rhythm Development, Theory, Exercises for Finger Development and Control, Improvisation, & Musicianship. Getting ...
Cello Studio

Cello Studio

5.0Exceptional(7)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
7+ years in business
Serves Carson, CA
Yvette S. says, "Working with Pola is an amazing experience. She is talented, patient, exciting, and very wise about how to play cello. After playing with her for only a few months, I have learned tremendously, all thanks to her amazing teaching. I would definitely recommend Pola to anyone willing to truly learn about cello." Read more

Your Music Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do music lessons cost?

Music lessons cost $40 to $90 per hour. Most teachers offer weekly lessons in order to provide regular feedback, keep students motivated, and provide enough opportunities to learn new techniques and pieces of music. More frequent lessons do not provide enough time to practice and master skills between lessons.

To save money on music lessons consider group lessons, which are often cheaper than private lessons and allow you to learn from other students. Another option is to take online lessons which tend to be more affordable than in-person lessons and can be a great way to learn from a qualified teacher that isn't local. Finally, look for scholarships or grants to help pay for music lessons.

At what age can you start music lessons?

The best age to start music lessons depends on the individual and their interests. Most experts agree that children can start learning music as early as 3 or 4 years old when they can communicate and follow instructions. There is no age that is too late to take music lessons – even seniors can benefit from learning or improving their musical skills.

Studies have shown that children who are exposed to music at an early age have better language skills, memory, and problem-solving skills. Music lessons help improve fine motor skills like hand-eye coordination and finger dexterity which are important for other activities like writing and drawing. Learning to play an instrument can also build a child's self-confidence and help to develop a child's creativity.

How long does it take to learn an instrument?

The amount of time it takes to learn an instrument depends on the instrument, the student's age, and the amount of time they practice. In general, it takes several months to a year to learn the basics of most instruments including how to read music and play basic scales and chords. With regular practice, students can expect to play simple songs within a few months.

Piano, guitar, and percussion instruments are some of the easier instruments to learn. Strings and horn instruments take a bit longer to learn. Becoming proficient at any instrument takes several years of lessons and regular practice.

Do I need an instrument at home to take music lessons?

No, you do not need an instrument at home to take music lessons, but it does make it easier to practice and improve your skills. Without an instrument at home, you will need to find an instrument to practice between lessons if you hope to improve.

Before investing in any musical instrument, you will want to talk with the music teacher to find the instrument that is right for you. Guitars are a popular instrument for beginners since they are relatively inexpensive to buy. The flute is another simple instrument to learn and is a good choice for students who want to learn to play an instrument quickly. Pianos are a more costly instrument but are a popular choice for families since everyone can enjoy playing the same instrument.

How do online music lessons work?

Online music lessons are similar to in-person lessons, only the teacher and student are not in the same physical location. Using video conferencing platforms such as Skype or Zoom, the teacher and students can communicate with each other from the privacy of their homes.

In order to take advantage of the affordable online lessons, you need a computer and internet connection with good audio and video quality to avoid frustration. The teacher and student join the video call and the lesson proceeds in the same way they would for an in-person lesson. Online music lessons require more focus and patience and are not suggested for very young students.

What questions should I ask a music teacher?

Here are some important questions you should ask a music teacher before you start taking lessons:

  • What is your teaching style?
  • What is your experience teaching music?
  • What are your rates?
  • How long are your lessons?
  • What is your availability?
  • What are your expectations for students?
  • Can you provide references from your current and past students?

How do I choose a music teacher?

Choosing a qualified music teacher is important for those wanting to learn or develop their musical skills. Find a teacher that fits your schedule, budget, and learning style by following these recommendations:

  • Look for a teacher with a degree in music or years of experience teaching your preferred instrument.
  • Make sure the teacher with a teaching style that suits you. For example, if you learn better with a more formal teacher that focuses on technique, don't choose a teacher that is more relaxed and focuses on creative, free-style playing.
  • Find a teacher that is affordable for your budget and has availability for lessons that fit your schedule.
  • Confirm that the teacher will help you reach your goals whether it is to learn a new instrument, read music, learn music theory, or just have fun.How do I choose a music teacher?

Reviews for Carson music classes

Recent success stories from people in the Carson area.
Inas K.
Sebastian is a delight to work with. His enthusiasm and ability to communicate has taken our daughter to great heights with the cello in a short amount of time. Our daughter enjoys her lessons with Sebastian tremendously and has progressed quickly.
In Person Cello Lessons
Mareta Z.
Very good and flexible. My daughter is very happy with his performance.
Burt Griswold Pianist
Abby Y.
Jon's love for educating new musicians creates an atmosphere of curiousity and progress. He is an equally skilled musician and educator. It is a pleasure to work with him.
Jon Swann Music Lessons
Sameera J.
MikeVaccaro.Com
Nichole B.
Jeff has been so kind and patient with my daughter and her violin lessons. We had previously taken a nine month break after her last instructor and Jeff has been able to make music fun again. You can tell he’s not just passionate about music but about helping others to love and appreciate it as well, which in my opinion is what makes a great instructor.
Live Online Music Lessons w/ Jeff Brent
Mike H.
Pola is a true professional who loves working with all ability levels.
Cello Studio
Laura H.
I decided to take piano lessons in my senior citizen years after not having played since I was a child. Deborah's patience and encouragement during weekly lessons have given me great confidence. She guides me through each piece carefully focusing on techniques to help me improve. I also think her selection of music books and practice exercises are appropriate for my abilty. And , she gently challenges me with more difficult pieces as I become more comfortable and capable. I would highly recommend Deborah to anyone regardless of age who wants to learn how to play the piano .
Deborah Sealove Piano Lessons
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