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Charlotte L.

11 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Biology & Neuroscience from University of San Francisco
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Charlotte L.

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Hello! I began studying piano when I was 4 through the Suzuki method and started teaching when I moved to San Francisco to start school. I am dedicated to the Suzuki method and believe in it; in case you're unfamiliar with the Suzuki method, it's a way of approaching music that focuses on fundamentals, developing the ear, and learning through emulation rather than solely on reading and theory. As someone who was taught by a more traditional teacher who was a strict adherent to the Suzuki method timeline, I have found myself to be much more flexible teacher who really wants to structure the lessons around the student to maximize an enjoyable relationship with the piano and music. For adults, of course, we start looking at reading pretty much from the beginning whereas for children, we steer clear of reading for a bit. I have a dog and two cats who are super friendly and who love to sit and listen to the piano lessons (I have had a few students who are scared) - just FYI! Looking ...

About Charlotte

Hello! I began studying piano when I was 4 through the Suzuki method and started teaching when I moved to San Francisco to start school. I am dedicated to the Suzuki method and believe in it; in case you're unfamiliar with the Suzuki method, it's a way of approaching music that focuses on fundament

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Mya G.
My 8-year old daughter says, "Charlotte is a good teacher because she is nice."
Pedram
Charlottes a great teacher! I’m glad I decided to take the plunge and take lessons again
Ernest
Charlotte was amazing for our son’s first lesson!

Liz J.

12 Reviews
Sonoma, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Liz J.

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With over 20 years of piano playing experience, Liz loves sharing the knowledge she's gathered over the years from the beginning of her music career. As the very first instrument Liz began to study, she's gathered immense detailed knowledge of piano music ranging from classical to contemporary to jazz to pop and even show-style.

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
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Peter D.

24 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Piano Performance from Saddleback College
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Peter D.

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I studied with various teachers in and out of college for five years, and have over a decade teaching hundreds of students, from the elementary levels to classical piano technique to jazz improvisation to pop piano to ragtime. You will be challenged and at the same time inspired to get the most out of your time with instrument!

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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Michelle Sage C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michelle Sage C.

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I use many of the method books. I believe there is not one method for everyone, as everyone learns differently.

About Michelle Sage

I have been playing the piano since I was 3 years of age. I was classically trained and I was a music major at Michigan State University. I still perform on a regular basis. Lessons will be relaxed and enjoyable for children and adults of any age!!!! It is never too late to learn! **

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Ava
Michelle was awesome and so glad to have a great piano teacher!
Joe
Michelle does a great job with my 6 year old son. He has been getting weekly lessons for over a year now, and is making a lot of progress. He also enjoys the lessons enough to look forward to them. I was worried he would lose interest, but so far that is not the case. Michelle makes it fun and provides small rewards and lots of encouragement. I wanted to expose my son to the experience and enjoyment that comes with learning to play music, and Michelle has made that possible.
Justin
Michelle is very knowledgable and passionate about music. She has a way of explaining that makes confusing concepts easy to understand. Great teacher.
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Binh Anh N.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 70; Female: 6 to 70
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Binh Anh N.

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Our lessons will be fun and yet inspiring. My aim is to foster the love of music in each and everyone of my students. Students in all ages and levels are welcome, with curriculum based on their individual interests.

With more than 6 years of teaching experience in Piano and Music Theory in Vietnam, Singapore and the US, I can ensure you about the quality of our lessons. I am currently pursuing my Master Degree in Piano Performance, and teaching as an Associate Instructor in Music Theory in the Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music.

*Specialities:
- Classical Piano
- Music Theory (including ear trainings and sight-singing)

*Online Teaching through:
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- Skype

About Binh Anh

Nguyen Le Binh Anh is a Professional Pianist. Known for his verve and sensitivity, Binh Anh’s artistry is inherited from different pedagogical influences across continents. Prior to pursuing his Master degree at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Binh Anh went to the Yong Siew Toh Conse

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Nikki
I liked his encouragement and how he made music theory easy to remember. But perhaps what I remember the most is his kindness and compassion. Truly a gentle human being who wants only the best for his students and wants them to progress to the best of their ability. You would be lucky to train with him.

Sylvia W.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Studied violin performance from Columbus state university
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Sylvia W.

13 Reviews
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Online Piano Teacher

Whether you’re 5 or 50 lessons will be tailored to your needs, learning style, and pace. During lessons students will learn scales, arpeggios, music reading, and music theory for a well rounded understanding of the piano. At the end of every semester students will showcase their progress in a studio recital.

About Sylvia

Sylvia Wehrs grew up in Auburn, Alabama studying the violin and piano. She is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music where she graduated with both a Bachelor’s in Violin Performance and a Master’s degree in Violin Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy. Ms. Wehrs is a fully registered violin teach

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Jonathan
Sylvia is very good at taking the time to explain the reasons behind the why of doing certain things. Being an adult with no musical background what so ever she has really taken the time to teach me some basic fundamentals that are helping me build the solid foundation that I so very much want and need. Beyond the time we spend with one-on-one instructions she challenges me with exercises to practice on between our meetings. I explained to Sylvia what I was looking for and she has centered the training and instructions around that to ensure that my goals are being met. She is a pleasure to work with and learn from.
CJ
Great experience working with Sylvia.
CSS
Sylvia is a great teacher. She is patient and firm and our kids learned quickly with her technique.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in El Cerrito, CA

The average cost of 60-minute piano 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 $276 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$69 average

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"I think I am going to learn a lot because you give me some easy way to let me remenber things so I can remenber easily and you give examples."
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"Patient. And encouraging."
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Took Piano lessons from Susan G.
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"Doctor D. has an intimate knowledge of music theory, as well as a tried and true method that allows students to learn quickly while having fun in the process. He sincerely strives to bring out the best in his students, and that effort is reflected in his results."
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Took Piano lessons from Darrell V.
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"Miss Emma is the highlight of my daughter's week.

For almost two years, Miss Emma has taught my daughter piano. She is very kind, professional and listens to my child. Instead of simply using method books, she has incorporated beautiful pieces that my daughter really looks forward to playing every week. You can tell Miss Emma really enjoys teaching and each of her students. She is encouraging and has clear goals and expectations for my child. Today so many kids have sports, homework and and other weekly obligations - in the middle of a very hectic week, piano is a time to be quietly thoughtful. She said all of her stress goes away. She is a pretty shy kid, but playing piano - with Miss Emma's advice to play for any audience she can find - she has really come out of her shell and has played for friends, family, classmates, and customers at a local store that has a piano in the entryway. It has been heartwarming watching her become a confident performer. Miss Emma is an amazing teacher."
Maggie
Took Piano lessons from Emma M.
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"My first lesson went amazing! Veronica spoke with me briefly about my interest and we hit the ground running. I feel like I walked away with much more understanding of music theory then when I walked in. Highly recommended!"
Cory
Took Piano lessons from Veronica G.
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"My son started taking lessons with Ms. H. at the age of 8. He had no prior piano experience, but showed a lot of interest in wanting to learn about it. He is doing absolutely amazing and has been a part of a piano festival and recitals. Ms. H. has been wonderful. She is patient, fun, and challenges him when she knows he can do better. She makes the whole experience enjoyable. He's very comfortable with her and enjoys his time at the lessons. He cannot wait to play what he just learned as soon as we return home from the lessons. He has learned so much in a short period of time, and he continues to flourish. I highly recommend Ms. H. for piano lessons at any age. She is a fabulous teacher!"
Gina
Took Piano lessons from Jennifer H.
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"My 5-year-old daughter has visual disabilities and can’t really read music scores or see properly the positioning of the piano keys. Understanding my daughter’s condition, Naomi self-made a manuscript book specially for my daughter so that she's able to read music (as I would still like her to learn how to read music scores). She constantly checks with us on her learning progress at home, if there is any difficulty we face while practicing, and constantly comes up with new ways to keep my daughter’s interests going. She is patient and fun-loving, we absolutely recommend her to anyone who would like to learn how to find joy in music making! -Susan Knutson"
Susan
Took Piano lessons from Shien Yuin Y.
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"Positive, flexible, dedicated, inspiring, fun, polite, AWESOME instructor. Very knowledgable and skilled."
Brionna
Took Piano lessons from Simeon K.
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"Really good lesson, Vanessa is very patient and encouraging."
Shandra
Took Piano lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Professor Kenneth Robinson is an excellent piano instructor.

In the course of one year, he has taught my wife and I introduction to the piano keyboard, musicianship, the primary harmonies ( I - IV - V)(Triad-3 Note Chords), C major chords and F major chords. Then we progressed to relative and poly chords. Professor Robinson taught us how to play a variety of church praise songs utilizing these skills and techniques. Thanks to his phenomenal teaching skills we are now the Church Musicians of our local lay ministry. We are honored to have been trained under his musical mentorship. We highly recommend him to anyone who is serious about music lessons."
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Took Piano lessons from Kenneth R.
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