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Pheobe

Pheobe offers pedal and lever harp lessons to students of all ages! While she is primarily a classical pedal harpist, Pheobe also has a particular love for Celtic music, which is typical of the lever harp. Pheobe believes that music should be a source of joy, a belief that is ever-present throughout her lessons. Pheobe has been lucky to work with incredible teachers. She studied Salzedo Technique with Cynthia Otis, herself a…

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Thomas

Thomas has a wealth of music knowledge, and an easygoing, organized, style that makes him a terrific teacher for folks of all ages.  A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Thomas is a multi-instrumentalist – he specializes in guitar and ukulele, but also enjoys teaching drums and charango.*  Stylistically, Thomas teaches rock, blues, jazz, classical, flamenco and more.  He combines these mainstream styles with years of living in Argentina, just in case…

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Logan

Logan is a very talented and fun drum teacher.  A graduate of USC’s Popular Music Performance program, Logan is very versatile.  He specializes in r&b, soul, hip-hop, pop, and rock.  Logan’s music was recently used in the TV show, “Pretty Little Liars.” Logan has a deep love for teaching – whether you are a 5-year-old beginner or an adult professional, you’ll be energized by his enthusiasm and positive spirit.  Musicality, passion and simply having…

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Ethan

Ethan is a superb musician, who enjoys teaching guitar, banjo, ukulele and mandolin in a wide range of styles. He creates individualized lesson plans for each of his students, based on their unique interests. “For me,” Ethan says, “music is about connection and communication. As a teacher, that means imparting information in a way that captivates and motivates the student, helping them discover the joy of making music, regardless of their skill…

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Will

Will holds a degree in Music Education and loves working with students of all ages and backgrounds. A stellar multi-instrumentalist and studio musician, Will teaches guitar, ukulele, mandolin, bass and tres. He enjoys helping students explore their favorite styles of music and learn to record their instruments with Logic and GarageBand. As Will says, “I believe that each student is unique, and in turn that should be reflected in lessons. I strive…

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Chase

Chase has an energetic and hilarious personality that makes learning vocal technique and performance a blast. She uses movement, proper breath work, and technique to expand vocal range and build confidence. Her specialties include songwriting, musical theater, pop, rock, and soul.  Chase’s versatility is inspiring – she can sing wonderful rendition of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and then nail a classic soul number without skipping a beat. Chase loves working with performers!…

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Josh

Josh is a skilled multi-instrumentalist, teaching guitar, dobro, ukulele, and beginning electric bass. His warm, patient demeanor and individualized lesson plans are a perfect fit for students of all skill levels and guitar styles. Josh believes in using a student’s favorite songs as a way to teach broader concepts in music theory, improvisation, and ear training. Students love Josh’s passion for teaching and his ability to provide lessons that are engaging, motivating,…

Ari

Ari is a wonderfully talented saxophonist (tenor sax lessons and alto sax lessons), clarinetist, composer, and arranger, with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Sonoma State University. As a teacher, Ari works with his students to build a strong technical foundation on their instrument, while exploring great music and studying music theory. Students of all styles are welcome – Ari enjoys working with students interested in jazz, blues, rock, pop,…

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Sebastien

One rainy Sunday afternoon in central Massachusetts, a restless 9-year-old Sebastien dug through his closet to find an old classical guitar, and a lifelong obsession began.  Sebastien spent his collegiate years as a Presidential Scholar at the University of Southern California’s prestigious Studio/Jazz Guitar Program studying jazz and classical guitar performance, theory, composition and songwriting while playing everything from jazz, bossa nova, rock, R&B, flamenco, fusion and funk, to blues, slide guitar…

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Jeff

Watching Jeff effortlessly play the most challenging  guitar classics is inspiring. He knows the top-secret stuff, and really enjoys sharing his wealth of guitar technique. Beginners will enjoy Jeff’s patience and sense of humor; advanced students will appreciate Jeff’s ability to deconstruct high-level rock and metal guitar. Jeff started his musical journey at the age of 12, with a beat up acoustic guitar, in a small town in Pennsylvania.  He spent a few years locked in…

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Casey

An outstanding harpist, Casey graduated from Boston’s renowned Berklee College of Music with a degree in Electronic Production and Design and enjoys playing, composing and designing all types of music – especially for video games!  She is a multi-instrumentalist who focuses on harp lessons, but also enjoys teaching ukulele, bass, and more. Casey specializes in live video lessons via Skype or Facetime. Casey is also recording/software guru – she’s a whiz at Logic…

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Neil

Neil grew up in Cape Town, and began performing professionally at the age of 15.  He spent his teenage years playing with many famous South African artists.  Neil studied music at the University of Cape Town, and then moved to Los Angeles to study drums at Hollywood’s Musician’s Institute. Neil’s groups have opened for Tom Petty, Styx, Paul Simon, and Brian Wilson, and you can hear his drumming on TV shows such as Smallville and…

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Cap

Cap is a dazzling classical pianist and composer for film, video and games.  He’s also a music software expert (Logic, Pro Tools, Vienna Ensemble Pro, Finale, Sibelius) Cap earned a Master of Music in Screen Scoring from USC, where he received the Betty Rose Collaboration Award and was selected for a mentorship with James Newton Howard (The Dark Knight, King Kong, Signs). He studied piano under Tomoko Kanamaru at the College of…

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Evelyn

Evelyn is a fantastic classical pianist, who enjoys working with students of all levels and ages. Born in Korea and raised in the United States, Evelyn has placed at numerous piano competitions, and has performed throughout the United States, Asia, and Europe. Evelyn is currently pursuing a doctorate in Piano Performance at the University of Southern California, where she is a graduate teaching assistant. Evelyn previously studied at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music…

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Lily

Lily’s teaching style is warm and playful with a focus on encouraging each student’s creativity. Her lessons balance building a strong technical foundation with helping her students improvise, explore different genres, and make original music. Whether you want to learn a Disney song or a rock solo, Lily believes in tailoring her curriculum to fit your unique goals and musical interests. Lily earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Performance and Songwriting from Berklee…

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Anna

Anna specializes classical violin lessons, and also Irish and Scottish fiddle lessons. She combines a wealth of knowledge, with a positive, supportive style that makes her a terrific fit for violin students of all ages and levels. Anna earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and a Master of Music degree from University of California Los Angeles. She has performed with ensembles such as the Magik*…

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Scott

Scott’s gentle and organized style works equally well with complete beginners, or folks working on advanced concepts – from jazz theory to metal guitar techniques (sweep picking arpeggios, etc). As Scott says,  “If I can hear it, I can play it.”  Scott is an adept rock, progressive metal, blues, jazz, country and classical guitarist.  He specializes in working with adults, and offers both conventional 6-string, and 7-string guitar lessons. Scott’s approach is to…

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Evan

Evan is a wonderful singer-songwriter, who just so happens to also be a fantastically skilled guitarist. In other words, the same guy that can do a great James Taylor, can also rip like Stevie Ray Vaughn! Evan enjoys working with guitar, ukulele and songwriting students of all ages and proficiencies. As a teacher, Evan strives to combine music’s technical and theoretical aspects, with the experiential and emotional. Ultimately, this process fosters greater…

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Ulf

Ulf studied classical piano in Germany before studying jazz piano at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. He completed his BM in Contemporary Writing and Production in 2006 and is the recipient of ASCAP’s Henry Mancini Scholarship, and Berklee’s Contemporary Writing and Production Award. Ulf has a real passion for teaching piano, and enjoys working with students of all ages and experience levels – from giving a first piano lesson to…

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Alex

Alex’s specialties include jazz and classical piano lessons, film scoring, and music recording/production. Alex holds degrees from UH (classical piano), and USC (master’s degree in film scoring), and enjoys working with eager students of all levels. As Alex explains, “my favorite students are those that show a curiosity to expand their musical tastes and have interest in being CREATIVE while they play. Outside-the-box students are some of the best to work with,…

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Katherine

Katherine specializes in voice lessons (all levels), flute and piano (through intermediate levels) – she’s dynamite with pop, r&b, and hip-hop/rap. Katherine also enjoys working with jazz, musical theater, classical, opera and choral music students. As a teacher, Katherine believes in positive reinforcement and encouragement, building upon strengths, and conquering weaknesses with lots of love and patience. Her sweet teaching style makes her a terrific fit for kids and shy singers! Aside…

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Jason

Jason earned a degree in Film Scoring from Boston’s famed Berklee College of Music, where he studied jazz piano, guitar and composition.  Jason has a down-to-earth, friendly, and organized teaching style, with extensive experience working with kids and adults in a wide range of genres.  Jason is just as comfortable leading students through a Bach piece, a jazz standard, or a Radiohead song – he enjoys adapting his lessons to suit the needs and interests…

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Zack

Zack is terrific multi-instrumentalist.  He teaches bass (electric and acoustic) at Musician’s Institute, and just so happens to be an outstanding mandolin and pedal steel instructor.   Zack is adept with a broad range of styles – rock, jazz, r&b, country, bluegrass – even hip-hop! – his recent recording credits include a track on the upcoming Lupe Fiasco album! Zack teaches with a focus on technique and universal musical concepts, such as…

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Hubie

Hubie is an easy going guitar teacher and a big believer in learning theory and musical concepts via his student’s favorite songs.  He enjoys working with students of all levels, and his goal is to get them as passionate about music and the guitar as he is! Hubie is a graduate of both Boston’s Berklee College of Music, and also U.C. Berkeley (both “Berkeleys” ;-).  He recently toured with bass player extraordinaire Nik West, and…

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George

George is a terrific guitarist, composer, and music software guru, whose musical story spans several continents. He grew up on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, and then spent 7 years in London, studying at both King’s College and London Centre of Contemporary Music. George cut his teeth as a session musician on London’s stages, recording studios and musical theater pits, before moving to Spain, to pursue his interest in composition. George earned…

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Cassie

Cassie has a sunny, enthusiastic personality – she loves teaching voice and piano students of all ages – – particularly those who like to sing and play. Cassie offers both in-home and teacher’s studio lessons. Her stylistic specialities are R&B, Pop, Rock, Country, and Gospel — She also enjoys working with beginning classical students. Cassie grew up in Massachusetts, and began performing at the age of eight.  She studied Jazz at the New England Conservatory,…

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Anastasia

Anastasia is a classical voice specialist, who holds a master’s of music from University of Southern California. She offers voice lessons to students as young as 9 years-old, and especially enjoys working with classical, pop, jazz, and musical theater styles. Anastasia also also enjoys teaching piano to students as young as 3 years old. Her goal as a teacher is to help each student find their own voice through developing a solid…

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Matthew

Matthew is a super-talented pianist and singer, and songwriter, who enjoys teaching students of all ages. Matthew specializes in r&b, jazz, blues, soul, classical and pop styles. Originally from Morocco, Matthew spent much of his childhood in Minneapolis, where he studied piano, vocal performance, songwriting and composition at McNally Smith College of Music. An active performer and session musician, Matthew’s special combination of enthusiasm, skill, and experience, make him a joy to…

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Oliver

Oliver is a terrific classical piano teacher, who holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music degrees in classical piano from UCLA, where is his also a staff accompanist for the music dept. Oliver also studied classical piano at San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and as well as in Hong Kong. Oliver is fluent in both English and Cantonese. Oliver has a warm and friendly style, and over nine years of experience teaching…

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Nick

Nick is an electronic artist, DJ, and multi-instrumentalist. Nick graduated from Berklee College of Music, where he studied bass, turntablism, and electronic music performance.  While he was a student, Nick was chosen for a Numark and Akai sponsored video and an international tour of China. After graduating, Nick taught electronic music production and DJ techniques at Yale University’s summer program, and then moved to Spain to earn a master’s degree in Music…

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Mandy

Mandy is a terrific singer, with a sparkly personality and a fun and supportive teaching style. She is fantastic with students of all ages, and has a special rapport with those on the young side. Mandy studied music and theater at the Boston Conservatory, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Professionally, she toured the world as a singer. Highlights include Asian tours with Disney and the Tokyo Philharmonic! Mandy’s vocal lessons focus…

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Ryan

A dazzling guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, Ryan is terrific with rock, pop, jazz, blues, classical, folk and more.  Fortunately, since Ryan is such a nice, laid-back person, you’ll find his talent inspiring, rather than intimidating.  Ryan’s instrumental specialities include guitar, ukulele and bass. Ryan’s other love is recording.  He’s a Pro Tools, Logic and Sibelius expert, and an all-around recording guru, so if you don’t see him holding a guitar, he’s behind a mixing…

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Adam

A multi-instrumentalist, Adam teaches banjo, guitar and dobro.  He is a dazzling player, with an organized, but easy-going teaching style, who really enjoys demystifying music for his students.  Adam is equally adept with country, rock, jazz and bluegrass. Adam earned degrees in music from both the University of Virginia, and Hollywood’s Musician’s Institute, and was a national merit scholar — no kidding! Adam currently performs and records with Billy Ray Cyrus – recently…

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Michael

Michael graduated from the University of Southern California’s renowned jazz performance program.  As a woodwind specialist — saxophone, clarinet and flute, Michael enjoys a wide-variety of musical styles ranging from classical to jazz to R&B.  An active performer and session musician, Michael has played on TV show soundtracks such as Suits and Grey’s Anatomy, and is performing with Brian Setzer Orchestra (“Jump Jive and Wail”), for their Christmas 2014 tour. Michael’s teaching style is…

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Syreeta

Syreeta truly enjoys helping people discover who they are as vocalists, performers, artists and storytellers.  In Syreeta’s words, “even the most inexperienced singer has a certain something that makes their voice special.” Syreeta combines this encouraging approach, with a wealth of knowledge from years of touring the world as a professional singer.  Syreeta received her specialist certification in vocal styles (jazz, r&b and pop/rock) from Berklee College of Music, and enjoys preparing students for…

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Trevor

Trevor is an accomplished, classically-trained cellist with expertise in songwriting and production. With extensive experience in both classical and pop/rock settings, Trevor has worked with such prominent artists as Wyclef Jean, Imogen Heap, and The Click Five, and his cello can be heard in a broad variety of projects ranging from string quartets and orchestras to major label recordings and Hollywood film scores. Trevor received his Bachelor of Music degree from Berklee College…