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Steven B.

24 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
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  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steven B.

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I have been a studio recording artist since 1979, playing piano, organ, synthesizers, acoustic and electric guitar and electric bass. I will teach you the basics of studio recording, how to make the most out of your time in the studio, and let you in on the "insider secrets" that recording artists use to set them apart!

About Steven

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, guitar or electric bass? Or maybe you've just felt like brushing up your musical knowledge and playing skills? Now’s your chance to fulfill those dreams! About Me: San Francisco Bay area pianist/guitarist/bassist; I've been playing music f

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Debora H.
Wonderful first lesson with Steven. Steven shows a real interest in teaching. My success is his sucess. I learned a lot at the first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable, informative and has an easy going and fun teaching style. Looking forward to future lessons!
Sue M.
Great. He’s very talented I’m excited to begin working with him.
Lavernne
I've been taking lessons from Steven for I think two years now and he's helped me so much not only in reading music but also in ear training and in my song writing. He's incredibly patient and fun to work with. He also has a really nice cat.
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Mel P.

38 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Music Education from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
  • Teaching since 1968
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Mel P.

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I have taught with the Recording Institute of America, worked in major recording studios, an own a professional recording studio with both analog and digital equipment. Let me teach you the tricks of the trade. I will show you the complete process from a real world successful producer/ engineer. (Me!) Lets go!

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructor

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Micaela C.
I had a great first lesson with Mel! He was very enthusiastic and encouraging. I appreciate how willing he is to work with me towards my goals, which are pretty specific. I look forward to continuing to work with him on fiddle and ear training!
Kaitlyn
Mel is fantastic! I have only been taking lessons with him for a short time, but I feel like I have really made a lot of improvement! He is extremely patient and really cares about music. You can truly tell he puts his all into his lessons and truly cares about his students. Music is his passion and his optimism and love for music is contagious.

I decided to learn the violin and had no experience or background at all. Mel helped me start off with the essentials and is making sure I know proper form! I am beyond grateful that I found him and recommend him to anyone looking to learn. I promise you won’t regret hiring him to help you along your musical journey. I am most definitely looking forward to all my future lessons! Thank you Mel!
Jack
I have been taking lessons with Mel for almost two months.
As an adult learner who tried to learn violin on my own for the last six months I have found Mel to be a lifesaver.
He has been very patient and has helped me to fix all the bad habits I developed. The lessons are a nice mix of theory, skill development and working on fun songs.
I highly recommend him.
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Scott K.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $54
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  • B.S. in Cognitive Science from UCLA
  • Teaching since 2014
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Scott K.

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Several years of recording my own music as well as that of others has helped me hone my skills. I'm here to get you ready to sound great, whether you're singing, recording instruments, or even working with sound effects!

About Scott

I am a professional producer with a love for all things music. Going from playing the drums on trash cans in my garage as a kid to on stages in LA has been a wonderful ride. Now it's time to get you started on your journey. My musical work as has been feature on Spotify's Fresh Finds playlist as

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Tanya K.
I loved his music recording life group classes
they were the best
Aaron S.
scott rules, very knowledgable and patient. big recommend
Matthew B.
Scot was Absolutely AWESOME he was patient taught real well answered any questions we asked him
Explained in detailed and always went way over his time we had scheduled Great Teacher
If you wanna learn advanced Abilton This is your guy and other stuff he looked into for us like final Cut and jam Kazam etc
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Russell S.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $120
  • Speaks English
  • Music Theory from Las Vegas High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Russell S.

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If you are ready to take your music skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument themselves. My name is Russell and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 10. I have worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Lifehouse, Disney's Caityln Taylor Love and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Want to learn to shred? produce? write? dive into theory?

About Russell

Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies

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Max H.
Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!
Joe
Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!
Jera
Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly
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Steve G.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Steve G.

53 Reviews
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The basics of audio recording are covered. Mic choices, mic placement, hard disk recording, software based recording, how to choose an audio recording program,how to configure your software,how to use plug-ins, and how to mix your sound. Programs such as Sonar, Pro Tools, Ableton, Cubase, Reason, are taught, as well as how to configure 3rd party plug ins with your audio program.

About Steve

Music has been a part of my life for over 5 decades. I stepped onstage when I was 15, and have been active in the music business ever since. I was raised in the New York / New England area, and played in many bands in the 70's and 80's, most notably the band AVALON. I moved to Florida in the late 80

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Daniel K.
Steve actually researched a style of play that he was unfamiliar with to teach me. Obviously a master musician, he analyzed the basics of the style and started from my baseline, teaching me the technique from the ground up. A dedicated and friendly teacher, I'd recommend him to anyone.
Hannah B.
Wendy C.
we got right to it. lots for me to learn!
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Nate C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
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  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Nate C.

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Are you wanting to produce your own music from home? ...Or maybe you already do but aren't completely happy with your results. I can help you at any step along the way! Whether you are recording audio, programming midi, or trying to perfect a mix, I can give you the tools to repeat success time and time again!

About Nate

I am a professional music producer, singer and songwriter based in Nashville, TN. I have been producing music professionally since 2013 and have been fortunate to work with many major and independent artists and songwriters over the years. Most notably I have worked on projects with: For King & Co

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Average Cost of Music Recording Lessons in Castro Valley, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music recording lessons in Castro Valley is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $300 per hour.
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"David and I hit it off right away in my opinion. I'm a no nonsense kinda guy and I truly believe he get that! I listened to some of his production and If I only gain 1% of 1% of his knowledge I will be forever grateful!"
Robert
Took Music Recording lessons from David C.
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"I had an issue with my in home studio setup and Tanisha helped me get to the bottom of my issue. She knows a lot about recording software, much more than a lot of others who claim to teach recording. I also appreciate how she is willing to spend extra time without even charging just to make sure I understand completely!"
Melody Stuart
Took Music Recording lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Seth is a pleasure to work with! He is very flexible, accommodating, and most importantly talented! He's got a real signature to his sound and his ear is pretty much impeccable. Seth has written the music and produced my first album and am very proud of how it sounds. Oh and he's also a great vocal coach. He's a one stop shop! 5 stars!!"
Max
Took Music Recording lessons from Seth D.
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"Very informative first session"
Andrew
Took Music Recording lessons from Jonah R.
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"We can't say enough good things about Randy. Professional, knowledgeable, talented, caring (insert 'extremely' before each adjective) and truly loves what he does. Every session is enjoyable and we're amazed with his abilities on a regular basis. He makes learning fun and never rushes - truly the best!"
Lisa
Took Music Recording lessons from Randy L.
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"Learned a lot today! Very friendly and helped me improve the quality of existing recordings I made with gain staging and additional compression techniques"
Joey
Took Music Recording lessons from ryan S.
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"I found Scott’s expertise and approach to teaching music recording to be most impressive! He is highly skilled at determining the level necessary to explain the recording process and consistently thorough in making sure that every step is clearly understood before moving on to the next. I learned a lot from Scott in a short amount of time and would highly recommend him."
Erica
Took Music Recording lessons from Scott K.
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"Hey Seth, Thank you so much for the great work you did engineering the recordings for Martini & Olive. We shot the videos today and the tracks were perfect. Had a blast working with you and hope to create more music with you soon. And your Triumph was pretty terrific a well. Cheers

Had a great recording session with Seth this week. He gave us good direction and really finessed our vocals and timing on the final recordings. Thank you Seth!

-Judy of Martini and Olive
Seth worked with us (Martini & Olive) engineering our Medleys — and he was patient inciteful and so helpful — massaging our intricate comedy melodies for our music video. We are a quirky fast funny funky lounge act and he understood our concerns musically and comically. We spent hours with him and he was a joy the entire time. Thanks Seth!"
Michael
Took Music Recording lessons from Seth D.
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"Excellent teacher and musician! Very friendly."
William McKinney
Took Music Recording lessons from Rick P.
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"Helpful, considerate, knowledgeable, and flexible."
Dana
Took Music Recording lessons from Andrew B.
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