Best Music Theory Lessons in Los Angeles, CA 2018

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  • Phil Romo- Music Educator And Bassist

    Phil Romo- Music Educator And Bassist

    Burbank, CA 91505

    5.0 (11)

    Hi, I'm Phil. I have been a professional music teacher since 2002. In my time as a piano, guitar, drum and bass instructor I have taught hundreds of students to empower themselves through music.  I currently teach at Burbank Music Academy, Burbanks best music school three years running. I am the schools busiest teacher with a very high student retention rate. My students often study with me for five or more years. My teaching style is based in traditional music theory. We don't bother with tabs or other crutches which limit a students knowledge of music. All students learn the fundamental
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  • 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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  • Burt Griswold Pianist

    Burt Griswold Pianist

    Long Beach, CA 90803

    5.0 (5)

    Pianist/Composer/Arranger Burt Griswold lives and works out of Long Beach California and has taught piano for seventeen years. Lessons are always tailored to the needs of the student. If you are a beginner, I will teach you how to play the piano and to read music. If you already play and want to take your playing to another level, I will teach you to play in different styles of music; pop, rock, jazz, and classical. Besides performance tips I will help you with everything that goes into Being Musical, including a little theory, improvisation and composition, to help aspiring composers and song
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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 

  • Nick Healy, Pianist/Accompanist/Teacher/Coach

    Nick Healy, Pianist/Accompanist/Teacher/Coach

    Los Angeles, CA 90046

    5.0 (4)

    I am an experienced professional pianist, teacher, and coach. I paid my way through college (Brown, majoring in music) coaching students and teaching at the Tony-award winning Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, RI. Many of my clients, including Marilu Henner (Taxi, Chicago), are already succesful, well established actors.  As a piano teacher, I am kind, fun to work with, and effective. I am fluent in just about every style of music, so I can teach my students whatever they want to learn.  I am especially good at teaching early or first time musicians. This is because I almost i
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Eclectic String Music

    Eclectic String Music

    Covina, CA 91724

    4.5 (2)

    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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  • Kent David Hiltz Guitar And Music Lessons

    Kent David Hiltz Guitar And Music Lessons

    Los Angeles, CA 91601

    5.0 (2)

    I still remind myself of what it was like to be a beginner or to learn a new concept.  This outlook allows me to clearly explain concepts like chord building, scales, modes, and technique.  I have 23 years of experience playing the guitar and have played pop, rock, punk, country, metal, and funk.  I have years of live experience as well so I can also help with tone and gear tips and how to make a live situation a no-stress situation!
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  • Learn Guitar With Ricky

    Learn Guitar With Ricky

    Van Nuys, CA 91405

    5.0 (2)

    In one way or another I have been in the music business my entire life. Playing for TV shows or in concerts, teaching, or a sideman for casuals, music has always been my life and passion. I have been playing since I was 11 years old and started playing professionally since I was 13. I have pre-made lesson plans that cover many styles and all levels of the guitar. I have a great upbeat disposition, am self-motivated, reliable, and love to go to work every day! Thank you for your time and consideration. Sincerely, Ricky Katz Beginning to Advanced Guitar Lessons available. Electric or Acoustic
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  • Andrew Martelle Bass And Theory Lessons

    Andrew Martelle Bass And Theory Lessons

    Fullerton, CA 92831

    5.0 (2)

    I am an experienced upright and electric bass instructor and performer. I hold a B.M. in Jazz/Commercial Music performance from Cal State Fullerton. My current employment is as a bass intructor for 2 high schools and 2 middle schools, as well as my own private studio that caters to a similar age group. I perform regularly in Orange County and Los Angeles, and lead my own jazz big band based in Fullerton. My classical experience as an ensemble player allows me to teach both jazz and orchestral students. I encourage but do not require participation in both genres.
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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. 

  • Base Music Studio

    Base Music Studio

    Long Beach, CA 90813

    5.0 (2)

    My name is Anthony Base and I offer IN HOME piano lessons. That means I come out to your house/apartment and give a lesson!  The first lesson is FREE! Just to make sure i'm the right fit for ya!  I'm the owner of Base Music Studio my own "mobile music" business, I'll leave website at the bottom. I'm a North Texas graduate with 2 degrees in music education and performance. I also teach at the Irvine School of Music and the LA School of Music. I was voted 2nd best teacher in Dallas while working there. It's all in the website. All the best, -Base
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    Best of 2018
  • Ivan Dantas - Violinist And Composer

    Ivan Dantas - Violinist And Composer

    Northridge, CA 91325

    5.0 (2)

    I was seven years old when I had my first contact with the violin. A violin teacher, who was offering lessons after school time, played on my class and I was mesmerized by the instrument at that exact moment! It is an honor to be able to share my passion for the violin with my students. There is nothing more rewarding than seeing a children's smile after they learn to play their first song on the violin. Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE
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  • Dylan Gorenberg Guitar Lessons

    Dylan Gorenberg Guitar Lessons

    Los Angeles, CA 90068

    5.0 (2)

    I am senior in the Univeristy of Southern California's Thornton School of Music Studio / Jazz Guitar program. I have studied guitar for over 10 years and am well versed in all styles and genres of music including rock, pop, funk, jazz, classical, metal and many more. I teach musicians of all levels from beginner to advanced students and love working with children.

  • Practical Rhythms Drums Lessons

    Practical Rhythms Drums Lessons

    La Mirada, CA 90638

    5.0 (1)

    Joe Alessandro, award winning educator and the author of The True Basic of Drumming, attended Music Instituten of Technology (MIT), Hollywood, California. A vetrean drummer for more than 25 years, Joe has been teaching students of all ages for more than 20 years and has been awarded by acclaimed Vic Firth, for his contribution to education, dedication and outstanding contributions to teaching. You will find Joe's drum set course is a fun method that allows you to play songs on the drum set right away, Rock, Jazz, Funk, Blues and everything in between. REAL drums REAL teaching REAL FU
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  • 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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  • 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.

  • Cindy Deane Music Studio

    Cindy Deane Music Studio

    Burbank, CA 91506

    5.0 (1)

    I have been teaching privately for 25 years. I started teaching back when I was in high school. Each student is unique and as such so is each lesson plan I prepare. I take care to teach appropriate brass pedagogy to help with your technique. We work on fun stuff to including duets, soloi, may a little improv, etc. Vocal students that are younger than 14 tend to get overlooked and I work with each on vowels and melodic warm ups to help sing naturally. No forced sing or belting in this studio. Vocal warm ups that are musical. You can do improv for voice as w student learns music theory. I p
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    Best of 2018
  • Neva Trejo Keyboard And Period Performance

    Neva Trejo Keyboard And Period Performance

    Los Angeles, CA 90029

    5.0 (1)

    i understand how children and adults learn differently, so i tailor the method accordingly,  I teach all keyboards and coach strings and winds in period performance practice;  also, being an organist, i teach how to be a church musician.  all of my students told others that they had a good time learning and playing with me.  I got my BFA from SUNY at Purchase where i studied with anthony newman and igor kipnis in performance on harpsichord and pipe organ and concertized and held positions in new york and westchester county; concertized on all three coasts, was an instructor
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  • Joe Ferrante Music Academy

    Joe Ferrante Music Academy

    Monrovia, CA 91016

    5.0 (1)

    Joe Ferrante Music Academy, 126 E Colorado Blvd, Monrovia, CA 91016 is a multi-disciplne music academy of 650 students. Our teachers all have their college degree in music and offer private one-on-one lessons. Call or email for a first free trial lesson. 

  • John Huldt's Music Lessons

    John Huldt's Music Lessons

    Los Angeles, CA 90064

    5.0 (1)

    Hi. My name is John Huldt. I'm originally from Sweden but have called Los Angeles home since 2006. I have about 15 years experience teaching and I also hold a teaching position at the Los Angeles College for Music. I teach all ages from 7 and up and all levels and most styles. My teaching philosophy is that if the student doesn't understand something, it's always the teachers fault and I individualize every lessons to each student.

  • Music Unlimited

    Music Unlimited

    Van Nuys, CA 91405

    4.0 (1)

    My music history: I am a music major from CSUN.  I started playing guitar when I was nine years old.  I took private lessons right away until I began learning by ear.  I spent the rest of my childhood by playing in bands, finally playing with the best band out, the Novelles, a Happening.  We recorded an album in 1968 which wasn't released until 2005 and again in 2007 on Radioactive label.  We haven't seen one cent.  As for Ed Benson, he enrolled at Los Angeles Valley College near the age of 33.  He learned a lot about music composition and classical guitar.&n
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  • True Guitar Lessons

    True Guitar Lessons

    Santa Monica, CA 90401

    5.0 (1)

    Sing what you play and play from the heart.  As a Guitar Performance graduate from Musicians Institute, I was fortunate enough to be taught these ideas from guitarists I considered to be my idols; Jake Eckert (Dirty Dozen Brass Band), Rick Zunigar (Stevie Wonder) and the late Ross Bolton (Al Jarreau).  My approach is to provide that unique experience to my students and inspire them to achieve their goals.  Through my 15+ years of experience as a session guitarist and instructor, I have had the opportunity to perform and record with some of the top musicians in Los Angeles, while
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  • 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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  • Carlos Bueno's Lessons

    Carlos Bueno's Lessons

    Pasadena, CA 91107

    5.0 (1)

    As a person that had difficulties in school, I'm aware that everybody learns differently. I try to find what inspires my students the most to help them grow fast, and have them love the process. I've been teaching since I was 16, so I've had five years of experience. I'm also currently attending the Los Angeles College of Music, where I get to work and learn from some of the best musicians and engineers that LA has to offer. As a musician, I have touring experience, I frequently gig, and have had experience with a multitude of bands and projects. As a producer, I am an Avid certified Pro Tools
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  • The Lukather Singers' Studio

    The Lukather Singers' Studio

    Alhambra, CA 91801

    5.0 (1)

    Based on the time honored Bel Canto Method of Singing, students develop vocal technic that can be applied successfully for the life of their singing career or for love of singing- to any style of music.  Studio has produced award winning singers as well as emerging professionals.  Preparation for competitions, college entrance auditions, musical theatre auditions, among others.  Study is based on regular once-a-week lessons in-studio or via skype.  Studio coaches artists and groups in developing cabaret acts. 
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  • Noel's Guitar Lessons

    Noel's Guitar Lessons

    Los Angeles, CA 90007

    5.0 (1)

    I teach how to play music by ear. Learning music is like learning a language. You have to learn how to listen, and how to speak. I teach my students to be able to speak the language of music naturally, just like a language. Topics covered:  Lead guitar, Rhythm guitar, Fingerstyle, Vocal Accompaniment, Performance, Improvisation, Jamming Skills, Reading Music, Music Theory, Songwriting


Los Angeles Music Theory Lessons

(74 reviews)

When you live in the second largest city in the United States and you are looking to take music theory lessons, there may be no more opportune place than Los Angeles County. Filled with brilliant and talented individuals, many pouring out of the Berkeley school of music, there is a wide range of opportunity to improve your music theory skills and knowledge. Some instructors will take you beyond the book to a learning experience that is most valuable and helpful to learning music theory in Los Angeles. Lessons in music theory in Los Angeles are now easier than ever with