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Popular Music Teachers in Benicia, CA

Soraya B.

9 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Soraya B.

9 Reviews
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I have been teaching guitar for the past 10 years. I really enjoy teaching guitar and seeing my students learning and enjoying it too! I use a book that I really like but of course I add other materials when I think it is suitable for my student. Each student learns differently so I adapt to his learning style and to his needs.

About Soraya

About me, I have been playing the guitar for more than 20 years. I studied at the Conservatory of Music in France. In San Francisco, I studied and played with many great jazz musicians and teachers. I have also studied theory/ composition, electronic music, and voice. I hold an MA in Education.

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Eden B.
I've been working with Soraya for over two years. My experience with taking lessons from Soraya has been a wonderful journey of self discovery as well as learning an amazing instrument. My schedule is quite busy and I also have a 10mo old so I don't have a lot of time to practice. However somehow Soraya's teaching technique keeps me moving forward during every class. We meet once a week and I am always excited for my lesson. Sometimes it has been really challenging to learn new chords and yet she is always patient with me and curates the lessons if she sees I need more time on something. Now I am learning a new song that I picked out and it's been so much fun. I highly recommend Soraya and her knowledge about music theory is an added bonus.
Katherine B.
This teacher never showed up to my appointment. Her phone number was disconnected.. so much for buying 10 lessons in advance.
Iralda G.
She is very patient as a teacher!
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Thomas B.

Oakland, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Thomas B.

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About Thomas

I've been playing various stringed instruments in different ensembles for the last 15 years. I studied electronic music composition and recording at UC Santa Cruz. *** Lesson Details *** I want to encourage students to explore new musical frontiers including and building upon the styles of music a

Jacob M.

Vacaville, CA
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jacob M.

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I am a professional tuba player in the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West. When teaching students, I teach the importance of fundamentals. This includes intonation, ear training, performance technique, and how to practice efficiently. I also believe that every student is different and brings with them various personalities, and inspires them to find their own voice, giving them confidence and developing a love for music.

About Jacob

Jacob Moore is a tubist with the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA. He completed a Master of Music in tuba performance at the University of Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music with Timothy Northcut. In 2016, he earned a Performer's Certificate at Bard College Conservator

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Ashley D.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Business Administration from East Tennessee State University
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Ashley D.

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Ashley has 15 years experience playing professionally, and has taught for ten years. Students age in range from 5 years to adults, learning by ear and reading music notation. The lessons are individual instruction. Bluegrass, Country, Old-Time, Gospel and Classical styles are taught.

About Ashley

Hello! Are you interested in learning the Bluegrass, Country, Gospel, or Old Time Fiddle style of playing violin? I can help you! I have been teaching professionally since 2009, and I have loved every minute of it! I specialize in teaching music for violin / fiddle by ear and music notation. Y

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reagan
Wonderful teacher!! Ashley has a great teaching style and is super super nice!! I’ve been playing for 12 years and I’ve never enjoyed playing as much as I have since i started with ashley. highly recommend for all ages!!
Michelle S.
Great start. I am a super-beginner and we are starting with the basics. Today was my first lesson. Ashley is patient, and knowledgeable for a start-up student like me. And she plays a mean fiddle. I asked for a demonstration— I gotta long road ahead but I am excited by the prospects of Ashley’s instruction.
Amanda
I am so glad that I took lessons from Ashley! I had been playing for about a year and a half when I started my lessons in January of 2018. We had hour-long sessions once a week for about a year, but the time always felt too short! We usually learned about a song a week, sometimes more and sometimes less depending on how quickly I picked it up. Since I could already read sheet music, I mostly learned by ear, and Ashley did a wonderful job with slowing the songs down and helping me repeat them until I could play by memory. Now, I'm really glad I learned through ear training because it's an invaluable skill to have! I also really enjoyed playing harmony with her -- so cool. She always had songs hand-picked for me to learn, or, if there was a song that I really wanted to be able to play, she would help me with that one. Ashley is the best -- such a sweet, patient, and encouraging teacher! She even offered to have me play with her on stage! If you have the chance, take lessons from Ashley!!!
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Merav E.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Hebrew, English, French, German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Merav E.

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Hello! I am a professional opera singer who loves teaching. Whether you are finally finding the time to take those voice lessons you always wanted or whether you just want to brush up on your technique I would love to help you finding your unique sound and style. lessons are tailored made to suite each student's goals and needs. Want to develop your voice while having fun and making some great music? Let's get started!
Our first lesson will be all about getting to know you and your needs. We will start with some breathing and vocal exercises that you can also do on your own in between lessons. It is especially important for me to know what are your expectations and goals for the short and long term. I will tailor our lessons according to your goals and interest.
I believe that with good technique you can be in charge of your own instrument which is crucial for any style of singing. That’s why my prime goal is to help my students build a good base of technique that will allow them to

About Merav

***********************I'VE RECIEVED BOTH OF MY VACCINATION SHOTS AS OF MARCH 26TH. IF YOU ARE ALSO VACCINATED OR SOON TO BE, I OFFER IN-PERSON LESSONS.********************* Hello, and welcome to my profile! I invite you to read and listen to my materials here. Please don't hesitate to reach out

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Bianca
Merav was a great teacher. She helped me focus on my tone and style of the songs I chose. She was very patient and kind. I looked forward to each class.
Matthew
Merav is a wonderful instructor. She is very patient and informative and never makes me feel like I am being judged for my mistakes or for asking questions. She also works very well with different styles of music and explaining how those sounds are made. And above all she is a bright soul and makes lessons comfortable and enjoyable.
Elizabeth
Merav has wonderful, positive energy and my daughter loved her first lesson. We can’t wait for next week!
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Chelsea B.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, Spanish, French, English
  • Bachelor of Music from Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Chelsea B.

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Basic theory stills:
-Note identification
-Rhythm
-Sight Reading
-Sight Singing
-Harmonic Analysis

Intermediate to Advanced Theory Skills
-Part Writing/Harmonic Analysis
-Structure/Form Analysis

About Chelsea

Let's make some music together!!! Here's the why and how: As an educator, I've had experience teaching both young children and adults in many settings, whether it be in a classroom, small group lesson, or one-on-one. I pride myself on providing lessons that are uniquely individual and foster a

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Yi
Wonderful teacher! I've been taking lessons to improve my voice in speech and daily conversations with Chelsea for 9 months, and I've definitely achieved my goal. She made customized plans, design the class based on my goals, and adjust the class material based on my feedbacks. Now my voice is much more supported and I’m more confident in giving presentations. Overall, she is very professional, supportive and encouraging!
Shintaro
I truly can only say good things about working with Chelsea. I was quite nervous about taking piano lessons for the first time since my early childhood, but Chelsea was very encouraging and made me feel at ease. Even with pieces that I thought I couldn’t succeed in playing, her method of breaking down the piece and then putting it back together worked amazingly for me and I was able to learn to play those pieces. We had to unfortunately switch to virtual lessons midway due to COVID-19, but she was used to conducting virtual lessons and I didn’t feel any hiccups with the switch in lesson format. What’s also great about Chelsea is that she cares about you more than just as her student but you as a person - she actually helped me with a career change (granted it was related to music) and was very helpful in that aspect as well for me. She was everything I could have hoped for in a piano instructor and more!
Ezra ..
Chelsea is a tremendous teacher, with sympathy and patience for my absurd schedule and difficulty reading music.

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"Had a wonderful first lesson. My little guy loved it and is very excited to continue learning."
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"I've met James weekly for the past five weeks and I'm very happy with the experience. I'm new to acoustic guitar and these are my first lessons - James is patient and teaches the basics about the instrument, music theory and introduces chords, movement and reading in a way that logically builds. He is approachable and in tune (pun intended) with my learning curve. I look forward to each lesson and learning to play a little better each week!"
Susan De Angelis
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Definitely recommend lessons with Mr. Jeff. He has lots of patience and a kind smile at all times. He helps us with getting progress very much."
Agnes
Took Clarinet lessons from Jeff J.
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"Indigo made me feel comfortable right from the first lesson. She is very knowledgeable and I learn and explore something new during every lesson. I would recommend her to anybody looking to improve their voice."
Stephanie
Took Singing lessons from Indigo S.
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"We just wanted to thank you so much for all your help over the last few months in preparing Sara for her recitals. Her talent show at school was last night and she did fabulously and projected for all to hear and she couldn’t have done it without your teaching!"
Jennifer
Took Music Performance lessons from Melissa M.
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"Ray is a wonder instructor. He is very humble, polite, and patient with my young daughter. Ray is very punctual and always on time. I would highly recommend Ray to any beginner guitar student!"
Rima
Took Guitar lessons from Raymund De La P.
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"My son had his first lesson today and I can't wait for more. He tends to be very opinionated and distracted but Adam was incredibly patient. My son went on and on about how much he liked him on the way home. Love him!"
Jack
Took Drum lessons from Adam S.
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