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  • Making Music Meaningful = Inspired Student

    Making Music Meaningful = Inspired Student

    Loma Linda, CA · Dr. Lily Diehl

    (2 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 hundr
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  • Fabella Music Studio

    Fabella Music Studio

    Moreno Valley, CA · Abraham Fabella

    (1 review)

    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: Certific
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  • Dr. Batista Music Studio

    Dr. Batista Music Studio

    Riverside, CA · Alma Batista

    (1 review)

    We teach piano, guitar, voice, composition, music theory and chamber music.  All our instructors are professional musicians and/or have music degrees and love to share their knowledge in a constructive way.  Each student is treated individually and each lesson is customized to their needs.

  • Banjo/Voice/Piano/Folk Music Lessons

    Banjo/Voice/Piano/Folk Music Lessons

    Riverside, CA · Cecilia Nash

    Hi, I'm Cecilia and I am offering music lessons with a focus on folk music! I have experience on the piano and banjo, and sing in a gigging bluegrass band and choirs. I can help you learn to sing harmony and lead vocals, and how to accompany yourself with an instrument. I am good with kids and adults, and can generally travel to you (in Riverside). I will tailor lessons to your goals, and help you learn songs you want to play. I have some knowledge about music theory for students who want to compose or transcribe.
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  • Music Studio Of Cindy Abts

    Music Studio Of Cindy Abts

    Moreno Valley, CA · Cindy Abts

    Cindy Abts is a specialist in piano, drums/percussion, music theory, and conducting. She currently has a private music studio in California's Inland Empire. Cindy has worked as a performer and educator with concert bands, jazz bands, orchestras, jazz combos, steel bands, pep bands, marching bands, drumlines, and drum corps. She brings over 28 years of playing experience and 20 years of teaching experience to her students. She completed her bachelor's degree in music performance at Humboldt State University and master's in music performance at the Ohio State University. She completed her doct
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  • Rehfeldt Piano Studio

    Rehfeldt Piano Studio

    Redlands, CA · Sally Rehfeldt

    I hold Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees and have taught all ages of students for over forty years. I teach all styles of music and have a Mason and Hamlin Concert grand piano in my home studio. I hold memberships in the Music Teachers Association of California, the American Guild of Organists, Sigma Alpha Iota music sorority and am the current president of the Spinet Music Club of Redlands. I perform as the pianist for weddings at the Edwards Mansion, for the Noon Rotary Club of Redlands and Community Presbyterian Church of Redlands.
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  • Music N Smart

    Music N Smart

    Chino, CA · Music N Smart

    Music N Smart is a music school in Chino. Musical education enriches a student. Not only do they learn discipline, musicianship, they also perform better physically and academically. Our mission at Music N Smart is to bestow these benefits upon our students while teaching them style, form, technique, and appreciation of music. All our instructors are highly qualified and experienced in order to insure quality musical education for your child. We offer group and private music lessons in piano, violin,viola, cello,flute,clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, vocal, guitar and Drum. Allow your child to di
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  • Huan Che Piano

    Huan Che Piano

    Riverside, CA · Huan Che

    Huan Che’s piano studio: I am a pianist and teacher. I live in Riverside, CA and teach students of all ages and levels. I have more than 15 years of teaching experience. My studio is vibrant, and my students participate in a variety of events throughout the years, including recitals, music festivals, auditions, exams, and competitions.

  • Tiiu Marie Jankowski Music Lessons

    Tiiu Marie Jankowski Music Lessons

    Yorba Linda, CA · Tiiu Marie Jankowski

    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.

  • Barbara Davis Piano Studio

    Barbara Davis Piano Studio

    Yorba Linda, CA · Barbara Davis

    Barbara Davis has provided over 30 years of professional piano instruction to students of all ages and experience levels. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Music with an emphasis in piano performance from the University of California at Santa Barbara, a Secondary Teaching Credential in Music, and advanced training at the Music Academy of the West with Reginald Stewart. Mrs. Davis is a former teacher at Cerritos College Community Education in the Children's Piano Program and North Orange County Community College District’s Kid’s College in Piano. She was a faculty member at Cerritos College in the
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  • Rachel Hummels Piano Lessons For All Ages

    Rachel Hummels Piano Lessons For All Ages

    Riverside, CA · Rachel Hummels

    Hi, I am very delighted that you have chosen to viewing my teaching profile :) ~ABOUT ME: My name is Rachel. I was born into a exceptionally musical family where both of my parents played and taught to play the piano. I have 13 years of teaching experience in numerous countries including Germany, Canada, Austria and Australia. I also have experience in areas of music including solo piano, chamber music, broadway and choir. I absolutely adore to teach and was fortunate enough to watch my parents teach both in home and at a university level from a very young age. I am committed to develop love
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  • Casey Whitfield Piano Lessons

    Casey Whitfield Piano Lessons

    Riverside, CA · Casey Whitfield

    Hello! My name is Casey and I would love to teach you piano! I can teach beginners and more, from the ages of 5 upwards. Whether you want to learn for fun or for your exams, you want to learn material for a band, you've never touched a piano before or you're a keen piano player, let me know and I can structure a lesson plan to suit you. :-) I enjoy playing in most styles of music, I specialize in Classical Music as well as Jazz, Pop and Rock. I can teach in any of these styles of music. Whatever your musical passions, I will be happy to help and guide you on your musical journey. If this
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  • Piano Lessons For Beginners

    Piano Lessons For Beginners

    Riverside, CA · Mary Brownfield

    Hello! My name is Mary Brownfield and I am offering piano lessons in Riverside, CA. I have spent the past 5 years playing the piano as part of school life. I am offering piano lessons to beginners, both children and adults and am teaching from home in Riverside, but will travel if easier. I am planning to teach during the day for the remainder of the summer holidays and evenings/weekends during term time. If you would like more information, even without committing to anything, please get in touch. I'd love to hear from you!
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  • Qualified & Experienced Piano/Singing Teacher

    Qualified & Experienced Piano/Singing Teacher

    Riverside, CA · Mollie Hawkins

    Fun and friendly piano, keyboard and singing lessons for ALL ages with a qualified and experienced teacher in Riverside, CA. All styles of music.Music was a third of my degree. I have taught individuals, groups and choirs in nurseries, secondary schools and privately for the last 25yrs, including students with special needs. All lessons are given in my home in Riverside, and I am willing to travel to students' homes. Lessons are taught after school, some evenings and Friday afternoons, as well as during the week for adults. Best wishes, Mollie
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  • Eunyoung Sohng Piano Studio

    Eunyoung Sohng Piano Studio

    Pomona, CA · Eunyoung Sohng

    Playing and teaching piano are both my passion. I believe every individual has a different preference and method to learn piano. I choose text books and methods according to each student's need and personality. I teach piano as a window for world of music, meaning my teaching is not limited for technical approach, but also music appreciation through ear training, music listening and theory. I am well aware of  that learning/ teaching instruments require much patience and encouragement. I have no trouble to teach young children to seniors. I have been teaching more than 20 years, and curre
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  • Kids Rock Free School Of Music

    Kids Rock Free School Of Music

    Corona, CA · Diana Connena

    Kids Rock Free has provided free and low-cost music lessons since 1998 to over 17,000 students. You'll learn  the fundamentals and ensemble play to prepare you for all kinds of music.  KRF students perform at large and small venues to appreciative audiences. Band classes, drumn line and vocal performance are our forte. See band performances at YouTube and on Facebook under the label Kids Rock Free.

  • Schrager Mitchell Music Studio

    Schrager Mitchell Music Studio

    Corona, CA · Schrager Mitchell

    Shrager has been musically talented before an instrument was even placed in his hands. He was given his first start at the age of 10 while studying under the very talented and seasoned instructor Elsa Libowitz. During his term with Elsa he studied classical piano and transitioned into the many worlds of music with his own hunger to learn. At the age of eleven he Picked up the trumpet which became an additional passion for him. He learned his furthering trumpet skills from his instructor of many years Joan LaRue. Following his early years of learning the ropes in music, he continued to excel in
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  • His Song Piano

    His Song Piano

    Corona, CA · Dimitra Giangos

    HIS SONG PIANO offers gentle and quality piano lessons that encourage learning while having fun. It is a program specifically designed to build character, discipline, and the enjoyment of music. The foundation of the instruction is a weekly private lesson which emphasizes note reading, theory, technique and interpretation. A child's maturity, ability, and goals are given consideration. Motivation is enhanced by weekly prizes and awards throughout the year. Several performance opportunities are scheduled. As the student progresses, there is also composition and improvisation incorporated in
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  • Keys To A Brighter Future

    Keys To A Brighter Future

    Riverside, CA · Daniel Bryant

    In the music lesson industry, experience and personality are crucial. This is why Keys To A Brighter Future has established such a strong reputation. Each of our teachers possesses decades of experience as both a capable pianist and piano teacher, and this experience truly shows during lessons. Perhaps more important than virtuosity on the ivory, however, is the propensity to want to share knowledge and make kids feel comfortable and excited practicing and playing the piano. Our teachers know how to inspire young kids, and our teachers have the personable nature needed to do so. We understand
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  • Little School Of Music & Arts

    Little School Of Music & Arts

    Corona, CA · Windy Budd

    Our school program designed to teach young kids from 5 years old and up with sight reading, technique artistry, performance, lessons, and theories. Our perspective is training young children to love music, and use the gifts and skills that they had, but don't have chance to develop yet. School is opened more than 5 years in Corona, Ca 92879. If you are interested to enroll your children, please search on Yelp.com about Little school of music & arts. And also know more about the staffs and their qualifications.
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  • Eva Hicks Piano Lessons

    Eva Hicks Piano Lessons

    Yorba Linda, CA · Eva Hicks

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  • Lisa's Piano Studio

    Lisa's Piano Studio

    Claremont, CA · Lisa Friedman

    Lisa Friedman holds a BA in Piano Performance and an MA from UC Irvine. She has studied with Nina Scolnik, Dr. M'lou Dietzer, Ralph Pierce, and Margerie Burger. She is a former employee of Yamaha Music Corporation, and taught in the market research and development program of their Music Education Department. She is currently on the faculty of the Claremont Community School of Music, as well as having her own active private studio. Lisa has been a member of the Music Teachers' Association of California for over 20 years. Her students participate in the Certificate of Merit program, and have won
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  • Song Of Songs Music Studio

    Song Of Songs Music Studio

    Pomona, CA · Julie Lo

    Song of Songs music studio provide the most experimetal, excellent, loving care for your sweeet baby one on one for piano, voice, violin and guitar lesson ($30/30 minutes) to nurture student's interesting, enlighten poetential, pursuing the music dream to own an abundent life. Especially our LA LITTLE ANGELS CHILDREN'S CHORALE is the most happy singing family. A lots performance community and TV services to cultivate children's confidence and singing abilities. We won sereval Chorale competition Gold Rating and the top Solo award in 2016 summer. Mrs. Julie Lo is the MA of music degree and
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  • RVPiano Studio

    RVPiano Studio

    Riverside, CA · Henry Allain

    Henry N. Allain, BA in Music Education (Piano) Founder and director of RVPiano Studio. I am a board member in good standing of the Music Teacher’s Association of California and has 50 years of teaching experience. My studies include conducting at USC and marching band choreography at the University of Connecticut. For 18 years I traveled the US and Canada for the Baldwin Piano and Organ Co. as Church Organ Consultant installing organs and conducting workshops and recitals. I have several years of pipe organ training and have served churches as organist throughout the years. I have 47 year
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  • Jeff Brent - Music Teacher

    Jeff Brent - Music Teacher

    Riverside, CA · Jeff Brent

    People come to music for a great number of reasons, consequently I tailor my lessons to each individual student's needs and wants. We learn different ways. Some of us are more visual, some more tactile, some more intuitive, some more cerebral, etc. Understanding this allows me to adapt to each student's most natural mode of learning so that the material is grasped more easily (therefore more quickly), and so that it is retained longer. If you live near Riverside, California USA or plan to visit Southern California, I would be honored to share my musical experience and knowledge with you.
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  • KYR Music LLC

    KYR Music LLC

    Chino, CA · Kyr Music

    KYR has been serving the Chino/Chino Hills community faithfully for almost 15 years.  Started and ran by musicians, not a big box corporate business and ran by the Firman family, you can be guarenteed that once you start with us, we will be behind you all the way.  We currentyl have over 20 different instructors associated with KYR, their education ranges from college students to Masters Degree holders. KYR is also a full service music store and can supply all of your musical needs.
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  • MusicAlley School Of Music

    MusicAlley School Of Music

    Chino Hills, CA · Reiko Israel

    MusicAlley offers highly individualized music, art, and theater lessons in a nuturing and supportive enviornment. MusicAlley focuses on developing skills while having fun, promoting performance opportunities rather than merely studying for tests and competitions.  MusicAlley teachers are all highly trained in their areas of specialty, with many decades of experience. MusicAlly has a particular interest, skill, and experience in teaching children with a variety of developmental challengs. Please see our website, musicalleyschool.com, for details. 
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  • Cool Piano Songs Music Studio

    Cool Piano Songs Music Studio

    Montclair, CA · Dan Mudd

    My studio specializes in the learning of popular songs!  I teach my students the art of learning how to play by ear(transcribing).  I have hundreds of hand written music charts that I share with my students.  

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Riverside Piano Lessons

(4 reviews)

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.