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Mandy B.

8 Reviews
San Leandro, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mandy B.

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Coaching will help to develop song/aria. We will dig into story line/plot to bring out an organic performance. Techniques allow student to grasp characters/mood.

About Mandy

I have been singing since I was a little girl and began studying voice at age 15. I was singing in my first band when I was in high school and participating in vocal competitions. Professionally, I was a back-up vocalist and percussionist with the Sam Morrison Band from 2006-2012, where I traveled

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Dolores
Manny is awesome!!
Dolores M.
Mandy appears to be a lovely, friendly and competent piano instructor. Her piano space is very suitable and I like her very much.
Zahraa
Mandy is awesome :)
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Drew P.

9 Reviews
Dublin, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Drew P.

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With 15 years of music performance experience and a BM and MM in flute performance, you can expect the highest quality lessons from me. I have years of experience teaching dozens of musicians of all ages, and I make sure to adjust my teaching to the needs of each student. Everybody is different, and I want to make sure that students get the most out of their experience! I have given dozens of recitals and performances, including many competition appearances and academic auditions, so when it comes to performing, I know exactly what it takes.

About Drew

As a recent recipient of a Master's Degree in Flute Performance from Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music, Drew Powell is a promising young flutist and highly sought after flute teacher. For 15 years, he has participated in numerous music competitions, festivals, and performance opportu

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Jacob
Drew is always polite, patient, and professional. I would definitely recommend his lessons to anyone wanting to learn to play the flute. I am looking forward to our future lessons.
Gary
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Nami L.
In the few months that I've had flute lessons with Drew, I've grown so much. As a beginner in flute, I was completely scared and overwhelmed with taking band for the first time. Knowing I needed lessons, I'm so glad that I was paired with Drew. On my first lesson, Drew asked me what my goals were and I told him that it was to just simply read the notes on the page. That's all I expected to learn from him, but he taught me so much more! Drew taught me about musical expression, tone and all the little details behind flute playing. His teachings challenged and motivated me. My peers and band teacher have noticed my improvement and progress. Thanks to Drew, I can now play with confidence and poise. -Emma
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Peter D.

24 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Piano Performance from Saddleback College
  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: Not accepting at this time
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Peter D.

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Whether you are a vocalist, a pianist, or a singer-songwriter, I can help you take your expression and technique to the next level. I emphasize the concepts of "knowing your space" and then "owning your space" in order to help maximize the potential of the performer. I have coached hundreds of people over the last 6 years, and have worked as an Artist Developer/Music Producer for several artists.

About Peter

Whether piano, voice, songwriting/composition, music theory or music production, I bring all that I have learned and developed as a musician to the lesson in the interest of the student’s growth. Whether we work in classical, jazz, or pop, We focus on what will directly fit your individual goal

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Zora
Peter has a great rapport with our daughter and is "meeting" her where she is in her interests. She loves Lord of the Rings--they've started on music from Lord of the Rings!
Wick A.
Great instructor. Friendly, easy to understand, talented and can teach piano, theory, composition, etc.
Susan
My 10 year old son loves playing little riffs on the piano but really didn't want lessons for fear it would be too much like school. Peter has been awesome about tailoring the lessons so that my son can choose the Music he likes and move forward from his place of interest. Peter is a skilled and gifted pianist, and my son is totally inspired to keep playing and put in the work to improve.

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Charles C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Music from Rutgers College
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Charles C.

10 Reviews
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I am a well rounded pianist and organist. I will help you develop your style and technique to meet your goals, what ever they may be, life time enjoyment or preparing to become a professional musician.

About Charles

BA Music Theory and Composition from Rutgers College. MS from Montclair in Music Composition, Jazz Studies with Kenny Baron. Composition Studies with Nicholas Rousakis, Frank Foster, Noel DaCosta. Member Music Educators National Association. Member Jersey Shore Music Educators Association M

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Hayden A.
The first piano lesson was truly great! I am glad we found Charles.
Michael E.
Awesome - motivates my son, makes it fun. Knows how far to push him, keeps material current and enjoyable to pay.
Sharon B.
I recommend Charles, he is a qualified instructor.
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Richard B.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Parisian (rather than Quebequois) French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Karl Lemmerman Prize for Poetry from Case Western Reserve University
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Richard B.

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Performance at its best is not just playing music correctly. It means being aware of the emotions of your audience and interacting with that.

About Richard

I can take any student to the pro level within a year with my unique color-coded methods. I was educated at Interlochen Arts Academy, near Traverse City, Michigan. I taught the bass player for LeVert how to play keyboards with LeVert. His name was Mike Ferguson. If you want to be a star and you are

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Andrew W.
By teaching how to train your hands to just learn to play instead of mountains of memorizing, Richard is able to teach absolute beginners to play complex scales, melodies and songs in no time (if you put the practice in, of course!).

Many piano teachers love the complexity of theory, reading music, and heaps of complicated techniques. Richard makes it easy and simple, focusing on kinesthetic memory--getting your hands trained with muscle memory rather than thinking about the scale, chord, etc.

The theory he does teach is all colour-based and highly intuitive. No more counting lines on a stave of sheet music!

While his background is stronger in jazz and blues, he was able to give me a TON of useful compositional techniques for rock and classical as well.

I went from a non piano player to proficient in about 6 weeks. 15 weeks in, I'm a better piano player than one of my lifelong friends. And all without the pain in the ^%$@ of reading sheet music.

Thank you Richard, and to anyone considering him, I would strongly recommend!
Vicky
Richard is very sweet and patient. We worked at lightning speed within my understanding. Looking forward to the rest of our lessons.
Yvette T.
He was professional, supportive, and kind.

Melissa G.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 10 and up
  • Music from University of North Georgia
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Melissa G.

13 Reviews
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Okay, we've worked on your voice and you have begun to show progress. Now, how do you take that to the stage?
Working through anxieties, audition specific problems, and how to choose what roles to audition for, this course is specifically for those who have performance as an end goal (especially as a soloist!)

About Melissa

I am a professional musician who has held multiple positions as director of music at churches and has taught individual voice lessons with students with ages ranging from 5-92. Life is hard, let's learn music together in a way that builds us up. I believe that everyone with the singing bug has a di

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Isabella
The best!
She's intelligent, detailed, funny, and understanding. She really works with students on a personal level to ensure we are improving in a safe, efficient and fun way. I'm a beginner singer but she works with me and makes lessons structured but comfortable and enriching. I've really learned a lot from her. Highly recommend lessons with Mrs. Melissa. You won't regret it.
Sheila A.
Maryanne V.
My name is Maryanne Dymond Fiorentino. I started taking lessons with Melissa a few weeks ago. I have to say she is a very good voice instructor. She is kind, patient, and always wanting to help keep improving my craft. She pays close to eye on any mistakes and loves what she does she is very knowledgable and easy to talk to about anything regarding the voice singing and repertoire. I would like to say I give a 1 star to the take lessons online site Melissa and I have been working together on skype which is a zillion times better in being able to communicate.

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in El Cerrito, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in El Cerrito is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $300 per hour.
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"Lilia has the most amazingly diverse set of talents ever ! She can teach you music , (guitar being the specialty ) gymnastics , or fitness . She is a fabulous , trustworthy person and you should sign up for lessons immediately !"
woody
Took Music Performance lessons from Lilia B.
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"Great teacher, really into the basics and the fundamentals of this instrument...Love how you deliver the concept"
Giuseppe
Took Music Performance lessons from Fabrizio S.
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"Even a kid can pick this up

Tim was a super awesome guitar teacher! Not only did he teach me a lot of riffs but was also a super nice guy. I recommend him to anyone trying to further their talent with guitar!!"
Jada
Took Music Performance lessons from Tim B.
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"Christine is a wonderful Instructor who went above and beyond expectations to ensure that i was grasping the information as it was explained to me. Her manner and drive is very engaging and i found it helped me build my confidence and develop a greater appreciation for music performance. She knows her stuff and so much more. Try her. You will be glad you did. She is the best. And by the way, she sings like a bird."
Grace
Took Music Performance lessons from Christine G.
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"I hired Danny to help me in the studio. I was recording about 3 songs I needed help with. On these original songs, I had been working on with another coach unnamed that had me do scales and but after hours of recording, the coach didn't know what else to say except breathe deep. With Danny in about 15-20 min, we were able to knock out my songs easily. Danny isn't your average instructor. He actually goes beyond scales. Some of my issues in were singing close to my break and certain phrases were hard to work with. Others were as basic as the way I was standing. I am impressed."
Sergio
Took Music Performance lessons from Danny V.
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"Wendy was the best instructor ever. Always very humble, sweet & honest. She truly teaches from the heart and genuinely wants one to do better than the lesson before. She knows what she is talking about and explains thouroughly what needs to be worked on. She not only corrects you but praises you when you have achieved something great. You will always have her support & knowledge that will take you a long way."
Jessica
Took Music Performance lessons from Wendy P.
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"She is the best she gives u great pointer you would love her and she is very nice."
Princess
Took Music Performance lessons from Cyndi E.
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"Cheryl came by our Church Music Ministry in Detroit, and demonstrated her great music skills, dexterity, singing excellence, and versatility on both Organ and Piano. Her many years of experience make her an outstanding choice for professional music training. Her congeniality warmed the hearts of our Choir members and others she encountered."
Aaron
Took Music Performance lessons from Cheryl M.
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"Nicole is my daughter’s first piano teacher, and we love her!! She is kind, patient, fun and nurturing. My daughter looks forward to piano lessons every week!"
Ryoko
Took Music Performance lessons from Nicole G.
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"I hired Danny early this year 2016 at my home studio in Austin,TX. I have been working on a recording studio project. With 6 songs I needed to record. I did three songs on my own. That took a week and a half and at least 5 to 6 hrs each. I looked around and hired a local coach who was very classical and just didn't get it. 3 hrs I will never get back. I found Danny online, hired him, and it was perfect...We warmed up with scales and light cardio. Very different I will say but effective. Anyways, we finished the 3 songs in just under 2 hrs. Wow! Straight to the point. So I sing Gospel music and had so many techniques wrong. A little bit of good habits goes a long way."
Chelsea
Took Music Performance lessons from Danny V.
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