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“I purchased ukulele's for my kids on our last vacation to Hawaii. I figured the best way to make sure they played them was to sign them up for lessons. Alex allowed the kids to take their lessons together which was really nice for them. They thought Alex was an excellent teacher and they learned a lot from him. I was surprised at how fast they learned. He was very patient and open to helping them learn the things they wanted to know. They just want to play for personal enjoyment. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Alex for anyone, no matter what your skill level is.”

-Kalani, September 2016


“I tried taking lessons about two years ago from another instructor and I took one and never went back. I cannot say enough about Alex. He is an excellent instructor! I am a Veteran and have issues with learning new concepts, etc. Alex is able to work with me and is very kind and respectful. He definitely hands up is the best I have ever worked with including when I played in the high school band many years ago! I highly recommend him if you are looking to expand your horizons or just getting started again like me!”

-Patty, August 2016


“Alex is an excellent instructor. Very engaging with his students. His passion to make sure the student learns and gets the most out of his lessons is outstanding.”

-Kanesha, August 2016


“We learned so much in just one hour. Alex is very informative and patient. He will stop and answer your questions and make sure you have a full understanding before continuing with the lesson.”

-Rebekah, August 2016


“Easy going, very patient, and conducts a very collaborative and productive training session.”

-NK, May 2016


“Not only am I learning to play the guitar, I'm re learning how to read and transpose music, and the best part about that is that Alex is making it a fun experience. Great experience fun teacher.”

-Kelly, February 2016


“Excellent teacher, patient and attentive. really enjoying my lessons so far....”

-Jesse, December 2015


“I'm having fun learning the bass!”

Matt, November 2015


“Alex was wonderful and my daughter enjoyed her lesson. He is very clear and responsive to questions. He helped her figure out what she needed and wanted from her lessons so no time was wasted. Alex has a good way about him when communicating with his students and my daughter is looking forward to her next lesson. Excellent teacher!!”

-GC, October 2015


“He's great! Teaches at my pace but also pushes me to go further.”

-Christian, July 2015


“My three kids (11, 10, and 8 years old) are taking Uke lessons with Alex and we're so pleased to have him as an instructor. He's very patient, enthusiastic, and knowledgeable. I appreciate that he sends us home with material (online) so that my kids can continue their lesson at home. We've only had our first lesson, and my kids can't wait for the next one!”

-Elijah, July 2015


“He is a good teacher. Made himself available at all times. Answers all my questions. Everything was good!”

-Robert, June 2015


“Alex is enthusiastic, patient and a great teacher. He answered all my questions, and kept the lesson at my pace. He offered suggestions and tools that went above my expectations.”

-Tamarin, May 2015


“I've had a good experience with Alex. He has a very thoughtful approach and is very knowledgeable. I think he is a great teacher and would fully recommend him.”

-Jeff, May 2014


“Along with being incredibly knowledgeable, Alex has the patience and communication skills that really make him excel as a teacher. As a complete beginner to the upright bass (and music in general), I find Alex breaks concepts down in a clear, step-by-step fashion, so that it is not overwhelming. He also gives useful tips on how to be a better learner when tackling challenges, which helps make my personal practice even more effective. Alex is approachable and eager to answer questions even in between classes - I highly recommend him as teacher!”

-Nira, November 2013


“Alex is an excellent teacher. He is great with kids and their parents. He is very patient and makes learning the bass fun. Alex provides feedback to the students and their parents which is helpful in the learning process. Our experience with Alex has been wonderful and we would recommend him to others.”

-Kaylin, November 2013


“Alex is an awesome teacher! His ability to communicate information in a way that is easily understood no matter the complexity is a rare thing. Alex is obviously extremely passionate about teaching and music. Alex goes above the expected level of effort from a teacher, making sure every lesson has new and interesting material to be covered, as well as staying in contact as needed outside of lessons to answer any questions that may arise while practicing. If you are looking for someone who is dedicated to your learning process, as well as doing everything they can to keep material interesting and fun, I would suggest Alex.”

-Evan, June 2013


“I love taking lessons from Alex. At first I was skeptical about taking lessons via Skype but it really works great. It is such a time saver to be able to take the lessons from my home. Alex is very patient and always is prepared. I had been particularly interested in practicing guitar rhythms. He put together rhythm exercises in several keys for me to practice. He sends them to me in advance so I can practice. He is really good at letting me go my own pace while still pushing me to work on stuff that is not as easy. He is honest and isn't uncomfortable telling me I didn't stay on beat. However, his criticism doesn't make you feel bad or like a hopeless musician. My rhythm playing has vastly improved since I started taking lessons from Alex.”

-Tracy, February 2013


“Just wanted to say thanks! You are an awesome instructor, it's rare to find. You make learning fun!  Thank you”

-Heidi, January 2013



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