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Arrica R.

12 Reviews
Oakland, CA
Starting at $60
  • Awarded SAG Scholar from Screen Actor's Guild
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Arrica R.

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Learning basic Pro-tools skills can do any musician a world of good. Record your practices. Learn how to multi-track and create good quality demos of your songs or performances.

About Arrica

I was born and raised in Los Angeles but I've just recently relocated to the Bay Area. I am a Professional Musician/Songwriter/Vocalist teaching songwriting, voice, and performance technique as well as a combination thereof. I began singing at a very young age for anyone who would listen (so my pa

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Absolutely fantastic~
Callie L.
I learned so much from my lessons with Arrica! It was a great balance of learning the basics/ warmups I needed to build a better foundation -- and practicing and learning a song I wanted to focus on. Arrica was supportive, encouraging, and very helpful and specific in her feedback.
Jesse
Arrica has been a great instructor so far!

William M.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $30
  • Music from Yale University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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William M.

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Learn Logic Pro and/or Pro Tools from an experienced instructor, recording engineer and musician. I can get you started with Sibelius and a slew of other apps.

Lessons are customized to meet your needs: music, soundtrack, voice-over.

About William

I'm an experience teacher who crafts lessons to the specific interests and needs of each student. My background both as a producer of music and as a performer gives me a professional's perspective on the craft.

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Steven B.

23 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
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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 fo

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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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Brett R.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Español
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AAAS digital/analog audio engineering from Shoreline Comm. College
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Brett R.

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Extensive background in both live sound reinforcement and studio tracking and mixing audio-production

About Brett

MUSIC INSTRUCTION AND ENJOYMENT OFFERED. Very enthusiastic and experienced musician available for instruction offering the following: # In-depth written music theory coupled with an equivalent of ear training and tone recognition # Introduction to performance skills with instruments

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Julie
I'm into my second month of weekly guitar lessons with Brett and can't believe how well I am playing already!! I've had some basic guitar lessons in the past but still very much a beginner. Brett knew precisely where to start and what I needed next to advance my playing, and broke it down into attainable steps. So far I've learned a good handful of strum patterns; I can finally play two songs pretty well and sing along; and I am in the rudimentary stage of learning to finger pick. Really love the fact that beautiful sounds are coming from my instrument! Highly recommend if you're ready to make the commitment to becoming a capable player.
Charlie E.
What a terrible experience. I signed up for lessons for my wife from Brett as a gift because he listed times that would work for my wife given that we have a young daughter, and have a hard time making time for lessons. Brett told us 3 days before the lesson that the time wouldn't work, then simply never showed for the rescheduled first lesson. Worse, he simply refused to do scheduling via email (he would leave voicemails and failed to return my wife's call when she called back as they were playing phone tag), and then told us he had another commitment during the slot we had supposedly reserved for him. Worse, he failed to update the site as he continually cancelled lessons and never showed up for scheduled times. I now have a huge hassle of getting a refund on the money I paid for lessons as opposed to a lovely gift for my wife. Life's too short and we're too busy for such an awful experience.
Scott P.
Great teacher for my young daughter

Brett has been a great teacher for my 5 year old daughter. She is just learning the basics of piano and Brett has been great at expanding her skill sets. She really enjoys practicing with him and actually looks forward to when he comes over every week!
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Bebé S.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bebé S.

35 Reviews
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Whether you have some engineering experience or no experience at all, I take the time to cater to each student's skill level. I ensure that everything I teach is understood and easy for you to digest, I do not have a catch all curriculum because each student's needs and skill levels are different.

Gain-staging, microphone use, signal path, a functional approach to covering all the basics that will allow to to get up and running with a practical understanding of how to run a recording session, whether it's tracking instruments, cutting vocals or mixing.
Logic Pro is the platform recommended as the best deal for students and pros alike.

About Bebé

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Broward College with an Associates Degree in Music Technology and dual -majoring in Vocal Performance. My primary instruments are Voice and Piano, but I also play guitar and trumpet. All of my students can ex

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I have enjoyed my classes with BeBe. She is very talented. She teaches a lot of material in a short period of time. She makes the classes fun and is an excellent teacher. I would highly recommend her as a music/voice teacher.

Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1992
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
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I'll teach you how to record and edit on your home computer or on a stand-alone unit.

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

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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 $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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$52 average
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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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"Helpful, considerate, knowledgeable, and flexible."
Dana
Took Music Recording lessons from Andrew B.
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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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"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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"Great teacher!

I've been Marc's student since last September and I couldn't be more pleased.

He's kind, witty and extremely gifted; his expertise far outpaces the usual level of ability in most schools. I would send my kids to him with utter joy, if I had them. Anyone who hires Marc is getting something very special; not only is he certified in Europe, he has forgotten more music than I'm ever likely to know. He's a brilliant composer, drummer, vibes player, pianist, engineer and producer, and yes, I've seen him or heard him do all of the above. It takes extreme talent to write the songs he's written *and* play all the parts *and* record them all, and he does that. On top of all that, he loves to teach. He takes great joy in music, and in sharing it with enthusiastic students.

Congratulations to anyone lucky enough to hire Marc Wagnon!"
April
Took Music Recording lessons from Marc W.
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"Chris is a wonderful instructor. I took music recording lessons from him and it was very informative and relaxed."
Adam
Took Music Recording lessons from Chris S.
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"Always satisfied with the product and project

I have been studying and working with Kenny since 1997. I started and continuing as a student of music. He is an excellent teacher and mentor. My learning started with vocal, piano, song writing and production. I am so ever grateful for the influence Kenny has had over my musical development. I highly recommend him. Thank you Kenny!

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Karen
Took Music Recording lessons from Kenneth R.
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"I really enjoy learning from Russ. He is good at relating things back to a way I can understand and improve. He is so versatile in his music knowledge that I can litterally throw anything his way that I'm curious about and he points me in the right direction. I've taken guitar, bass, vocal, and even production lessons from Russ. By far the most value I have ever got from an instructor. At first I was a little hesitant because of the higher price than others, but when you start noticing that you are learning stuff other teachers had no idea about, it makes sense to pay a little more for the quality you get out of his lessons. Thanks Russ for all the lessons over the last few years! Wouldn't be where I am today without ya!"
Josh
Took Music Recording lessons from Russell S.
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"Paul is an amazing teacher and mentor. Today we tackled harmonies while recording and it was so special to me. Paul is dedicated to his craft and his students. He prepares for each lesson, whether vocal or piano, and pushes me further along while reinforcing what we learned previously. He's just the perfect balance of strict and encouraging, always leaving me with a lesson that I had not anticipated and a whole lot of fun. I am so happy I found a teacher as great as Paul, he is truly one of a kind!"
Amber Williams
Took Music Recording lessons from Paul W.
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"You gotta try this guy, he won't let you down.

Simplistic and easily understood. Designed dummyproof. Intuitive to the student needs and best learning style. Does not read off the page. Dynamic and injects fun into the lesson. Highly recommended to anyone regardless of ability level."
Benjamin
Took Music Recording lessons from Tim B.
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