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Riverside Piano Lessons

The Ivory Keys Music Studio

The Ivory Keys Music Studio

5.0 18 Reviews
As a teacher and a forever student I strive to make the education experience for my students one that is catered to the students needs and desires. I offer piano lessons, vocal lessons, music theory, music history, music artistry, stage presence, as well as how I apply the concepts learned to other practices. I enjoy helping students find their own means of expression through healthy technique and discovery. 
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The Piano Studio Of Dorifel Acoba

The Piano Studio Of Dorifel Acoba

5.0 14 Reviews
I finished a Bachelor of Music Education major in Piano and minor in Voice at Centro Escolar University, Philippines. I continue pre-Masteral Degree in The University Of the Philippines. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to finish due to some issues. I never stop teaching and keep updating my knowledge in music education until I opened my Music studio in 2010. I am also a Music Adviser - A member of the bishopric, I supervise the music program in the ward, advises the ward music chairman, and represents the music program in leadership meetings. I serve as a ward organist and pianist in our church. I provide prelude and postlude music and accompani ... View Profile
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Elin Kraen

Elin Kraen

5.0 11 Reviews
I use the whole body to build up technique. Natural breathing, Support from a strong and healthy body, dissolving tensions in throat and shoulders etc to create sustainable use of the voice. All of this is necessary to use your voice freely in whatever genre you chose to do. I've studied Jazz, soul, pop, rock, classical, musical theatre and vocal technique. We base the lesson on your needs and what you want to achieve. Weather you like to go more in depth on certain genres or vocal technique is up to you.   Ex of technique exercises: Breathing techniques, Breath support, building vocal range, freeing vocal cords, finding head, ch ... View Profile
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Eclectic String Online Music Lessons

Eclectic String Online Music Lessons

4.9 7 Reviews
***Attention Please: All mobile music lessons are temporarily not offered at this time due to the health and safety concerns of COVID-19. There is still a great opportunity to obtain music lessons in the comfort of your own home through Online-Live-Interactive Lessons. Thank You. *** Eclectic String Music Lessons is like no other! Individualized lesson plans are tailored to the learning style of every student. All of 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 name is Paul Grether and I take great pride in the attention, commitment, an ... View Profile
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Pacific Coast Conservatory Of Music, Inc.

Pacific Coast Conservatory Of Music, Inc.

4.9 7 Reviews
Music lessons at Pacific Coast Conservatory combine high-quality training with passion and dedication from expertly trained professionals who devote their hearts to their students. We offer a wide variety of music lessons including classical and jazz piano, classical violin, voice, guitar, cello, and much much more. We are a small business that was built on a foundation of the love for teaching and inspiring students of all ages!  All of our instructors have been specially trained wto work with children, being fully informed of how best to work with kids in their specific growth stages. However, our instructors are also trained in the be ... View Profile
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The Soul Music Lesson

The Soul Music Lesson

5.0 7 Reviews
Hello, How are you? My name is Aaron! I am a musician, producer, and future music therapists! I play drum, guitar, piano and sing! It has been 6 years ever since I started providing drum lessons. My passion gears towards helping out beginners who has some experience in drum or no experience at all. I have experiences of learning piano from my mom who has been teaching piano over 30 years now. I had to learn piano forcefully when I was young. I honestly learned because I was forced to but never actually enjoyed music as I was learning. I value fun and productive style of lesson the most since I believe students are most engaging when they tast ... View Profile
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Dr. Aleksei Takenouchi Piano Studio

Dr. Aleksei Takenouchi Piano Studio

5.0 7 Reviews
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 the Viardo Int'l Piano Competition. The competitio ... View Profile
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Didi Benami Music Lessons

Didi Benami Music Lessons

5.0 6 Reviews
Long before performing in front of a national audience every week on American Idol‘s ninth season as a top-ten finalist and appearing on The Late Show with David Letterman, The Today Show, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Didi Benami had spent years refining her craft as a vocalist and performer with top vocal coaches in Nashville and Los Angeles. After her experience on Idol, she felt compelled to step out of the spotlight for a while to continue to cultivate her vocal skills. Didi has worked closely with world-renowned vocal coaches Ron Anderson, Roger Love, Liz Lewis, Dorian Holley, and Debra Byrd who have coached many top artists incl ... View Profile
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LILY DIEHL MUSIC STUDIO

LILY DIEHL MUSIC STUDIO

5.0 6 Reviews
Concert Pianist, Master Teacher, Artistic Coach, Clinician & Adjudicator, Recording Artist. Well-known as a music educator and performer, Dr. Lily Diehl has placed in several musical competitions, and was noted as being the "Most Versatile Performer of the Year" in Southern California for her outstanding achievement as a pianist, vocalist and lead role in The Sound of Music. Her 40+ years of teaching in private colleges, state universities as well as directing her own successful private music studio span the globe from Philippines, Canada and the United States. Dr. Diehl has influenced hundreds of young lives. "Teacher Lily," as she is fond ... View Profile
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Bhardwaj Music Academy

Bhardwaj Music Academy

4.5 4 Reviews
at Bhardwaj Music Academy, we believe music is not only a skill, but also an attitude towards life, a way of thinking, a method to express, and a companion along the journey. Through music, people discover themselves; through listening, people understand each other: music brings people together. Based on these beliefs, BMA won’t only be focusing on techniques, but also on keeping and developing student’s passion, discovery and communication. We create a customized lesson program that will ensure maximum results at a pace that works best for student’s goal. Visit - www.BhardwajMusicAcademy.com Email - [email protected] ... View Profile
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Small City Studios: Lessons & Recording Arts

Small City Studios: Lessons & Recording Arts

5.0 4 Reviews
Hello, My name is Ryan Erwin. I am a native of San Diego, California and I currently reside, perform and teach in Baton Rouge. I graduated from San Diego State Univesrity in 2013 with a degree in Music Composition and Recording Arts. I have been playing guitar, bass and piano for 20 years and have been playing uke and madiolin for 10 years. Music is my greatest passion in life and I have spent most of my professional time in the studio, being a producer and engineer for bands and artists, touring nationally with successful bands such as Small City Calling (San Diego) and Particle Devotion (Baton Rouge). Since moving to Baton Rouge in 2015 to ... View Profile
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Get Off My Lawn Records

Get Off My Lawn Records

5.0 3 Reviews
I've been a guitar player and bass player for 20 years having produced my first album in 1998. I operate a functioning recording studio, CD duplication facility, and independent record label. I am also a working musician.I've been active in both the recording and production side, but also the live performance where I front a jazz combo.I'm offering lessons here with both an academic foundation and a working professional's experience. The goal is always to understand and help the student achieve their goals.  ... View Profile
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Tiiu Marie Jankowski Music Lessons

Tiiu Marie Jankowski Music Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
I am a member of Music Teachers' Association of California and offer the Certificate of Merit program for all levels. I also like to teach contemporary Christian music including worship. I also teach improvising. I will travel to homes in the Southern California area and also teach at a Music School in Lake Forest, Ca. Music is one of the greatest gifts from God for the refreshment of the soul. I would love to develop that gift in you.
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Live Online Music Lessons W/ Jeff Brent

Live Online Music Lessons W/ Jeff Brent

5.0 3 Reviews
Education:I studied Music Theory at the University of Colorado under Paris Rutherford (Regents Professor Emeritus in Jazz Studies at the University of North Texas and Hal Leonard author), and Dr. William L. Fowler (Education editor at Downbeat magazine, Music Theory columnist at Keyboard magazine, and co-inventor of the Piezo pickup). Published Books:I am a credited contributor to the #1 best-selling Jazz Theory book on the planet: "Jazzzology" published by Hal Leonard Corporation, the world's largest music publisher. I also have my own Music Theory book published by Hal Leonard entitled "Modalogy: scales, modes, and chords - the primordial b ... View Profile
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California Music Lessons

California Music Lessons

5.0 3 Reviews
Since 1987, we've provided personal service to music students of all ages, levels, and abilities. We take great care to consider the individual interests and needs of our students, in order to connect them with the best teacher for their goals. Our highly-trained, background-checked instructors provide lessons throughout Southern California, offering a wide variety of instruments in all styles.
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The Online Music Professor

The Online Music Professor

5.0 3 Reviews
I am a former college professor and active recording artist who has alot of experience in the music industry. I have an performance diploma in classical piano, a B.M from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA and an M.M from the University of North Texas. In short I have been instructed by the best and pass that and my live performing experience on to my students. I am good with children and am also good at teaching performing, theoretical techniques to professional musicians who are unschooled .A musician's doctor ! I have studied guitar with Seth Cohen, Bob Bozonelos (Mount San Jacinto College) Classical and jazz singing with Kathleen Horn ... View Profile
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Piano Lessons With Morgan Jones

Piano Lessons With Morgan Jones

5.0 2 Reviews
Private piano teacher since 2012 after graduating from Juilliard with Master's Degree. Piano Faculty at LA College of Music since 2020. Private instruction, Piano Pedagogy, and Jazz Piano Forums. Areas of focus: Beginner Piano, Playing by Ear, Theory, and Intermediate/Advanced Jazz Piano. Career highlights: Aretha Franklin, American Idol, The Voice and Glee More info at MorganJones.com
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Diana Saltanovitz Piano Studio

Diana Saltanovitz Piano Studio

5.0 2 Reviews
I believe that your piano lesson experience can be enjoyable, rewarding, fun, and stress-free. Experience fun and personal achievement, build self-esteem and self-confidence, express your emotions, and releive stress. Lessons are ONLINE, which saves you driving time, and they are based on YOUR interests and goals in piano. I have an M.A. in Music from Butler University and over 30 years of music teaching experience both in public school classrooms and home piano studio.  I love teaching music to students ages 5-adult. Whether you are nervous or brave, enjoy a fast pace or don't want pressure--you will be taught and learn at your own pace ... View Profile
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Fabella Music Studio

Fabella Music Studio

5.0 2 Reviews
Hi! Welcome to my Music Studio! My name is Abraham Fabella and I have been teaching piano and music for over twenty years throughout California. I have experience in the classroom as a teaching assistant and lecturer at institutions such as UCLA and UC Riverside, as well as experience with private students from the San Francisco Bay Area to the Greater L.A. area. My studio emphases are: Classical Piano and Vocal literature, Piano and Vocal technique, Vocal coaching, Theory, Composition, and General Musicianship. There are many opportunities for excellence in my music studio including: Certificate of Merit, National Piano Guild Playing Auditio ... View Profile
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Arif Shakir Piano

Arif Shakir Piano

5.0 2 Reviews
I've trained extensively in classical piano for several yrs., and play in a multitude of styles particularly Jazz, Gospel, and RnB. I've been a teaching artist for several after school music programs; most recently being "The Harmony Project" (3 yrs.) and “Success Through the Arts Foundation" (2yrs).  Aside from this I've performed for a variety of venues, bands, vocalists, and church choirs. I teach Music Theory, Sight Reading, Ear Training, and give them the tools to develop Technical proficiency on their instrument so they may become self-sufficient. ... View Profile
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Joy Of Piano Studio

Joy Of Piano Studio

5.0 2 Reviews
Piano lessons for students ages 8-18. The curriculum includes classical repertoire along with sight reading, ear training, theory, and history for a balanced musical education. I obtained diplomas in piano performance and piano pedagogy from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM). I have been teaching since then. I love inspiring others with the joy of making music!
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Oxana Ogiwara Japanese, Russian Lessons

Oxana Ogiwara Japanese, Russian Lessons

5.0 2 Reviews
こんにちは!My name is Oxana Ogiwarno.I lived in the city of Yokohama in Japan for  years from 1994 to 2011. To I successfully passed 日本語能力試験(Japanese Language Proficiency Test). I started learning Japanese in Russia inthe "Society of Friendship" in 1992. I studied in Teacher Traitning College in Russia for 2 years as a Music Teach class pia 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. Additionally, I am a Personal Trainer. I provide workout routines, exercises. I ... View Profile
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Dr. Batista Music Studio

Dr. Batista Music Studio

5.0 2 Reviews
Due to COVID-19, we are only teaching virtual piano and voice lessons.  We are professional musicians with music degrees who love to share our knowledge in a constructive way.  Our online lessons are high quality and our students have continued to grow and learn from the comfort of their homes.  
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Inland Conservatory For The Performing Arts School

Inland Conservatory For The Performing Arts School

5.0 1 Review
The Inland Conservatory For The Performing Arts School (ICPA) is a performing arts education resource dedicated to preserving classic artistic culture while pursuing new and contemporary artist forms. ICPA is a world class performing arts school where a renowned faculty provides instruction in music, dance and theatre arts. ICPA has three Conservatories designed to reach students at every level of their artistic development:     ∙The Conservatory of Music     ∙The Conservatory of Dance     ∙The Conservatory of Theatre ArtsWe have created an artistic but more importantly a practical ― ... View Profile
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Piano Lessons

Piano Lessons

5.0 1 Review
I am a professional piano player willing to help both children and adults in their musical journey.
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Etude Music Studios By Irene Yos

Etude Music Studios By Irene Yos

5.0 1 Review
Teaching music is my passion and I truly believe that every student is unique when it comes to learning music – it is my job to bring out the best in every single one of my students and further their musical capabilities.  Musical games will be added to create interest with the music Recital will be held twice a year I have beem taught students of all ages and is extremely passionate about music education. I loves to teach classical, contemporary, and pop music and specializes in preparing students for Conservatory examinations ABRSM and Certificate of Merit as well as bringing out the fun in improvisation and compo ... View Profile
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Katherine Lipp Voice Studios

Katherine Lipp Voice Studios

5.0 1 Review
I know I am the ideal teacher for any type of music student because I have been on many sides of the fence. I started out as a young teen singing folk, Gospel, opera, and Broadway music winning awards (Most Improved Singer), contests (Delaware PIN Contest), and scholarships up until my senior year of college. I graduated from Heidelberg University with a Bachelors in Music specializing in Vocal Performance but was not ready to continue on to my Masters.   I had realized another love, teaching, during those four years in college and needed to explore it more. I was admitted into the Masters of Education program at The Ohio State Univ ... View Profile
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Piano With Christina

Piano With Christina

5.0 1 Review
I am a classically trained pianist with a degree in piano performance. I ensure that every student has a strong background in piano theory, sightreading, technique and performance. I hold numerous recitals through the year.  Students will be trained with classical music while also incorporating current music that the student can have fun in learning. My goal is to create well-rounded pianists that have a love and appreciation for music.  ... View Profile
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Jo Lynn Fitzgerald's Piano/Guitar

Jo Lynn Fitzgerald's Piano/Guitar

5.0 1 Review
I encourage students to sing and apply other instruments with their studies
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Tait Piano Studio

Tait Piano Studio

5.0 1 Review
I am an award-winning pianist with over ten years of professional experience. I've taught students who play piano as one of their many extracurricular activities, older students who are retired and want a new recreational activity, and advanced pianists who are working on a music degree. In addition to private lessons, I have also coached piano ensembles and small chamber ensembles.I am classically trained and strongly believe that all students should begin their musical training with classical repertoire, as it lays the foundation for nearly every other musical style. My students are also classically trained, but I like to introduce them to ... View Profile
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Riverside Piano Lessons

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Piano is an interesting musical instrument to learn. As a matter of fact, it is almost impossible for any music to be played without the presence of a piano. It is however, the most common and popular instrument in the world today. Surprisingly, despite the popularity of piano, it is also a very complex instrument in the sense that you cannot just sit and learn it all on your own. As a matter of fact, you need a teacher in order to be wonderful on this instrument. It may interest you to know that everyone that learns this musical instrument has one reason or the other. Some players of this instrument learned for a public performance whereas others just learned in order to play it at home. Nevertheless, whichever way, you will still need a qualified teacher to lead you.

Qualities of a Good Teacher

In order to learn this instrument, there are some qualities which you should be looking for in a teacher before employing them to teach you piano. In Riverside, CA, there are quite a lot of teachers who have such qualities that make them qualified enough to handle your piano lessons. You do not need to go elsewhere-all you need to do is follow the steps below and you will definitely be able to engage a good teacher that will make you a pro at piano playing.

Here are some qualities a good piano teacher should possess;

Patience

A good piano teacher should have this quality. As a matter of fact, this is a must for every teacher. Any teacher that is not patient enough may find it difficult to impact a student. It may interest you to know that students’ assimilation abilities are not the same. Hence, it is very important for a teacher to possess the inner attribute of being patient while handling students. Therefore, you as a piano student, should take your time to find out the temperament of your teacher.

Style of Play

As we know, a piano is a complex musical instrument and every player has their own style of play. You as a person also have your favourite style and you need that in your teacher. Your teacher may be very good playing the instrument but not exactly in your style. Therefore, it is very important you ascertain the style of play of any teacher and check whether it suites what you are looking for before engaging such teacher. However, varieties of music are played differently and some teachers are good in some and not good in others. Thus, you should look for a teacher that plays what you love very well as this will encourage and quicken you in mastering the instrument.

Passion

Every good teacher should be passionate. Professionalism is good but in order to be impactful, passion must play its role in learning the basics. It is passion that makes a teacher repeat a particular lesson over and over again until the student understands it. On the other hand, passion brings out the best in a teacher as he plays in a way to show you what joy you can derive from music. You can find out teacher’s passion for teaching and playing through interviewing his past students or engaging a professional who will give you other strategies you can use in finding out.

Dedication

A good teacher is dedicated to his job as a piano teacher. At first, they may need to stretch you a little by handling you during normal classes and also coming for follow ups. You can discover if your potential teacher does this by verifying it with his past students.
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