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Mike S.

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Napa, CA
Starting at $17
  • Speaks English, Thai, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2010
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Mike S.

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Get your guitar playing to the next level. Guitar lessons with Mike S., a formally trained vocalist with global guitar experience. Your next set of lessons will provide as much personal encouragement along with the musical progress.

Now open to all ages and levels of expertise.

About Mike

YOUNG BEGINNERS: After your first 10 sessions with me, your son or daughter will have completed a few workbooks and memorized a couple new songs. Whether it is to impress friends, land a gig, or to feel a sense of pride as a growing musician, I can't wait to celebrate your child's success with you!

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Mikaela
So far everything has been great, I am now excited to practice on my own at home because I am sharing this experience with someone. It is worth it to have someone in person and I am happy to have a caring, positive and sincere person like Mike to help me!
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Paul S.

9 Reviews
Novato, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Interdisciplinary Music Studies from Berklee College of Music
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Paul S.

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I have been teaching electric guitar for the last 5 years. I can help you learn more about open/bar chords, finger picking, palm muting, scales, power chords, tone shaping and soloing/improvisation. We can also work on learning your favorite tunes and maybe writing of some of your own! I am here to help you achieve your goals as a guitar player. We'll start with what you are currently interested in learning and expand outwards from there. Feel free to message me and we'll take it from there!

About Paul

I am a composer, professional musician and music educator. I have recorded and performed with many different artists, but am best known for my work with the Central Coast band Still Time. Starting in 2004, Still Time steadily expanded from a local college band to a national touring act and we succe

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Nadia S.
Paul has been an incredible teacher. He is helping me learn the guitar and I’m a lot further ahead then I thought Id be. He is also helping me with my song writing and composing. I highly recommend him.
Jeffrey
absolutely brilliant bass player. he's great at breaking things down in a way that you'll understand and he's extremely supportive.
Robyn
Inspirational! I love working with Paul. He is patient, fun, and incredibly talented and versatile.

I have improved so much working with him-- and he's also a really great person and all around cool guy.

James P.

8 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Song Of The Year from West Coast Songwriters
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James P.

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I'm an award winning, published songwriter and I have a passion for songwriting and I love to help people with their songs. I can help you shape that music that lives inside you and is longing to get out.

About James

I've played keyboards and sang professionally for the last 25 years. During that time my home has been in the San Francisco Bay Area but I have performed all over the country and have toured several times in Germany, Switzerland, and Japan. I’m a two time winner of the West Coast Songwriters “Song

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Michele L.
I came away from my lesson with James feeling so happy and knowing that he will be teaching and encouraging me all the way going forward. I am actually lost for words to express what an incredibly positive experience I had today. I am also looking forward to my grand daughter taking lessons from James now too. I feel I got lucky that James is the teacher that was found for me.
MIchele
Marcus C.
First lesson for my grandson and James was excellent, looking forward to future lessons.
Thanks James.
Mike W.
James is a great teacher. Patient and inspiring. I have just begun my late in life music learning experience and he is perfect for that.

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Michael O.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Michael O.

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I view our voice as the most powerful tool we have. From speaking to singing, our voice is what connects us with those around us. I take a holistic, dynamic, and singer-specific approach that is well grounded in the enduring bel canto technique to enable singers to access the full palette of expressive capabilities in their individual instrument. Whether you are looking to be on Broadway, sing at the Met, improve the clarity and presence of your speaking voice, or just want to sound better in the shower, I can help you access the beauty and power within your own voice, As you learn the many tools professional vocalists use, you will be free to sing in any style at any venue with confidence, and will have a blast doing it!

About Michael

I am a baritone who loves all vocal music from Pop to Musical Theatre to Opera. I have sung all over the U.S. and Europe in Musicals and Operas, and I love sharing my joy of singing with my students. I have experience teaching classical, musical theatre, pop, worship, and country styles, and lo

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Jessie
Michael is an amazing teacher. He understands the voice & is a wonderful technician. His knowledge of classical, musical theatre and contemporary repertoire is infinite! He has taught me to be not only a singer, but an artist. He is so encouraging and positive- always inspiring me to sing my best!
Bri
Michael is a fantastic teacher. He is patient and knowledgeable. He clearly describes concepts and technique with a friendly tone, and goes above and beyond in his explanations. I would highly recommend him to anyone of any skill level.
Jasper K.
Michael is a great teacher. His lessons are always fun and its such a motivating experience. He's very knowledgeable in music, helpful, and he's gonna help you find your own voice and improve every aspect of it. Highly recommended
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Moriah L.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • A.S. in Business from Citrus College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Moriah L.

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Music Theory can be fun and so rewarding when you understand it! I will help you light your way through learning the complexities of theory and give you a strong foundation that I guarantee you will find invaluable in all of your musical endeavors.

About Moriah

Hi there! My name is Moriah, and I have been teaching private voice and piano lessons for 4.5 years. I graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelors of Arts in Music, emphasis in Music Industry Studies, including voice and performance training. I have studied with/been coached by Martin Green

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Chris
Moriah is a great Singing teacher. I couldn't hold a tune. Moriah helped me overcome a fear of singing in front of people after I had bad experiences with other music teachers. She had faith in me. After several lessons I now can sing in tune!! Thanks Moriah for helping me do what I love to do-Sing!
Jennifer
When I first met Moriah, I was a little hesitant to continue lessons with her because she was in her 20s like myself. I wanted someone, I guess, older to be my instructor. The older they are, the more they know, the more they can teach right? ...........Well, Moriah is one heck of a smart woman when it comes to music theory, and ear/vocaltraining! She knows what she is talking about and even more so, knows how to explain it in a way YOU will understand. She will work with you until you are able to grasp what she is trying to teach, even if you have to try a million different methods before the right one is found. She would rather spend time with you in fully understanding something then just pushing you along. She is open to questions, comments and concerns you have. Moriah is very aware of the concept of “one size does NOT fit all”, and she will customize your session to your needs, and skill level.

Her lessons usually start of with a couple of stretches (usually just upper body). This is to help relax your body, jaw, mouth, etc before singing. Then she will do some vocal warms that at first seem pretty basic, and not intense, but they will help you in the long run! Trust me. Then she will practice with you a song you want to try to sing or need help with. As you progress, she will have you work on reading music and other skills. (Course, she is open to working on anything more or less as you need). Once again, your lesson is customized on what YOU need.

I’ve been working with her since July 2018. I know that I have improved on ear training immensely! I am able to pick up melodies much faster than before. I am able to sing more powerful than before which is something I struggle with consistently. She will push you! She will take you out of your comfort and push you to have confidence in yourself. She has a great personality. Kind. Fun. Energetic. Intelligent beyond her years. I’m continuing to take lessons with her until she makes me the next Beyoncé or something.

So I highly recommend her. Book a few lessons with her, attend them, don’t forget to take your water, and a recoding device, be responsible and take it serious because she is taking you serious. After all you’re paying for the lessons. You want to improve. And you will.

I’m looking forward to continue working with her and be stretched more.
Rhonda
Hands down Moriah is an excellent teacher. She really helped me to understand the difference between singing from my throat and from my core. She reminded me to enjoy the process of learning a new song and to embrace my originality. I’ve studied with her for awhile and she’s shown me how to push myself and appreciate all the work that I’ve done, learning to trust myself.
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David C.

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  • Teaches students 5 to 18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
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David C.

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I'm an experienced piano teacher that is passionate about music and I enjoy sharing the love of music with my students. I teach all genres of music...from Bach to rock. I specialize in transcribing popular music, therefore I am able to customize the music for all abilities. Though I teach in a traditional manner (reading music, using the pedals, counting, proper fingering, music theory, etc) I teach my students to play REAL music, NOT someone else's lesson plans from a book.

About David

I have been teaching the piano for 35 years. Though I have been classically trained and have a love of the Masters, I am also a fan of Progressive Rock and Top 40 music. 11 years ago I formed a virtual band (Virtual Journey Band) and have been working with musicians worldwide. We recorded and post

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Ms. Ruth is a great piano teacher and role model; she has been teaching my sons for last few years; I wished I'd found her earlier; she has shaped and molded the boys into a great piano players. Ruth is very kind, lovingly, with great energy and spirit with tons of patience. Ruth is amazing with children and she creates an environment that is friendly and inspiring. My kids looks forward to her visit each week."
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Took Piano lessons from Ruth F.
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"I feel so lucky to find Howard as my piano teacher. His teaching approach is very creative. I enjoy every class and he is very knowledgeable and inspirational."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Howard R.
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"Fang is an excellent instructor. He knows how to help my daughter who is completely new to music grasp unique concepts and truly listens to input from the practicing experience."
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Took Piano lessons from Fang H.
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"I liked how this instructor really helped me practice at a pace I was comfortable with. He was very helpful in teaching me how to compose music and think outside of the box! He helped me tremendously."
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"Having worked with Nikita and knowing him personally, I hold him in very high regards. Not only Nikita is an outstanding performer and musician, but he also is a very strong teacher, who holds high level of professionalism. Nikita finds individual approach to each one of his students, helps them find passion for music within themselves and express it in their performance, all of which are key pedagogical qualities. Having music as an essence of his life, Nikita naturally sparks love for music in other people. Nikita gave me many helpful tips on how to become a better performer, as well as how to have the confidence to be one. But above all, Nikita has a very bright personality, a very lighthearted sense of humor and a natural ability drive people towards him. Nikita is a very inspiring young man."
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I've known and performed with JoAnn for over 20 years. She's a great musician - always well prepared and enthusiastic. I've enjoyed working with her. Her fresh ideas help enliven our music."
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