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Byron H.

4 Reviews
Hayward, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Byron H.

4 Reviews
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I've been teaching cello for 10 years and my students have gone on to participate in All-State orchestra, and play in professional orchestras. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to produce sound and play simple songs and as time goes on you'll be able to read music fluently and perform with ease. I specialize in Classical, and typically use Suzuki and Klengal scale books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Byron

I love music. I love it so much that I have made it my career. I have been playing the cello for over 20 years and have studied in universities since 2002. In that time, I have worked extensively with great artists such as, Rhonda Rider, Joel Krosnick, Andy Mark, Nicholas Tzavares, and Mark Steinbe

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James D.
I'm an adult and I've been working with Byron for 5 months now. We've worked in person and now through video during quarantine. It's been a great experience and I would surely recommend him!

I had no experience with string instruments and feel I'm on my way to playing the cello competently. Byron keeps things fun and moving along at a good pace. He's especially good at diagnosing the cause of any difficulties I'm having.
Excellent for someone new to the instrument.
Conor Burnett
Honestly could not ask for a better teacher. I was struggling to find a teacher in the area and boy did I pretty much hit the jackpot. Great teacher, super intelligent and understanding. I am a beginner but would highly recommend him to anyone. Not only does Byron play beautifully but he knows exactly what and how to teach you. Im always excited for my next lesson, so you should contact him and set one up too!
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Steven B.

23 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Teaching since 1978
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
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Steven B.

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Having been a professional performance artist since 1972, I have practical as well as theoretic knowledge on how to make you shine on stage. I'll teach you basic techniques and "insider secrets" that will quickly have you looking and playing like a pro!

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.
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.

chloe M.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks italian, English, french
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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chloe M.

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Hello !

I am a french cellist, master graduated in cello performance from Mcgill University and currently pursuing a chamber music diploma at San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
I am qualified, adaptable, and professional. I have been teaching for the past 10 years from beginners to intermediate, kids to elders.
You would need to have your own cello for lessons, many stores in SF rent cellos monthly.
Lessons can be in french or english.
Don't hesitate to contact me for more information !
I'm looking forward to meet you,


About chloe

I started playing cello at the age of 6 in Lyon, France. When I finished the conservatory, at 19, I left for Montreal to study at the Schulich school of music, Mcgill University. I got my Bachelor and Master degree there, with a full scholarship and "outstanding achievement in Cello Performance ".

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Karrie T.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Audio Production from Full Sail University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Karrie T.

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I provide lessons in a laid back environment with a unique approach catered to every student. I have ten years of playing experience and a heart for teaching. Students will learn at their own pace. I can integrate any style of music into your lessons and teach you to play some of your favorite songs once you reach the level required to play them properly. I look forward to meeting you!

About Karrie

I am a professional piano instructor with a laid back teaching style. My students' satisfaction is my number one priority and I will go any lengths to help you achieve your goals! I look forward to putting my decade of playing experience to work for you!

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Karrie is a very talented pianist with the ability to be so patient and kind when working with someone like me, a beginner who gets frustrated easily. She takes extra time to really understand and puts forth the effort to build a strong teacher/student relationship. I would gladly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn to play the piano!

Jessica B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance from University of Redlands
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jessica B.

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Learn how to read ukulele chord charts, strumming patterns, how to adapt any song to the ukulele, some music theory, history, and more! Anyone can play the ukulele.

About Jessica

My name is Jessica and I've been training in voice for over ten years while also studying piano and ukulele! I've performed in operas, musical theater productions, choir experiences in Europe, and even with Disney composer Richard Sherman. I've had my hands in many parts of music production, as I'v

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Gloria C.
Great Ukulele lesson with Jessica. She was patient and had lots of suggestions for my goals. Great Uke teacher!!!

Chialing P.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
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Chialing P.

10 Reviews
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If you are in school and are looking to get into all state and need help with school orchestra, or if you are an adult learner and just want to learn how to play, you are at the right place. I am a firm believer of having a good setup and I am excited to share it with you the secret to having good posture, having no soreness when you play, and how to have a good bow hand..etc. If you need help learning how to practice efficiently-that means practicing less but with greater outcome, you can also come to me. Playing the cello should be enjoyable and with the right method that I can provide for you, You will be able to improve tremendously.

About Chialing

I offer piano and cello lessons for all levels and ages in both English or Chinese. My teaching philosophy is to help students set up a good foundation and practice routine. My lessons are engaging and tailored to individual's needs. I am also an experienced online teacher. Online music lesson

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Lili Z.
Chialing came to our home for piano lessons for our two girls. They took to her immediately. She is skilled at dealing with young children and extremely warm. Her lessons are tailored to each child's ability. They get excited to practice what they have learned after she leaves.
Ervin -.
Very down to earth and friendly! Made a good connection with my daughter

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