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Robin L.

14 Reviews
Milpitas, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Robin L.

14 Reviews
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Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to play a few folk songs and as time goes on you'll be able to treble clef fluently. I specialize in classical music, typically use traditional band method books, and have the following tools available for your lessons: metronome, and laptop. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Robin

Hi, there! My name is Robin L. and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2014 and have loved helping my students learn to play their band instrument for solo competitions, or just for fun! I went to Roberts Wesleyan College and earned a degree in music education (K-12)

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Lessa H.
Our daughter really likes her. She's patient and eager to help Lessa learn and catch up to her grade level.
Ignacio B.
Robin is wonderful!
Reed
Robin was early to our first lesson. She worked with my son easily, he felt comfortable with her. She helped him with his fingering and gave tips for the difficult notes. We look forward to working with her for the next month.

Dennis N.

Fremont, CA
Starting at $54
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, Shanghainese, Cantonese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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Dennis N.

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As an experienced Violin teacher, Dennis believes that establishing a profound foundation is the key to a successful musical performance. Dennis builds up students’ confidence and love in learning the Violin. He is an extremely patient, enthusiastic and passionate musician, coaching and encouraging his students to achieve their artistic goals.

About Dennis

Dennis is a classically-trained Violinist with extensive experience in this field. Committed to education and sharing his passion for music, he focuses on performance techniques and expression when he teaches Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Level of his clients/students in his classes. Denn

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Helena G.

21 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Violin Performance from Mussorgsky College of Music, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Helena G.

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Strong classical Piano foundation and fun popular tunes! I work with my students particular interests and goals.

About Helena

Classically trained at prestigious Mussorgsky school of music in St. Petersburg, Russia, with over 20 years of teaching experience. I teach Violin, Viola and Piano Performance, Music Theory, Music History, Sight Reading and Ear Training to children and adults of beginning to advanced level. I util

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Collin R.
Helena is very helpful and encouraging.
Matthew C.
She is amazing! My son enjoy the class so much! I truly appreciate it.
Barbara J.
Helena was a pleasure to work with. It was my first viola lesson in decades. I was not sure how the online lesson would go but it worked well for me. She was so patient and helpful and very encouraging. Look forward to the next lesson!

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Justin B.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • DMA in Trumpet Performance from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Justin B.

13 Reviews
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Specialization in trumpet and baroque trumpet.

About Justin

Applauded for his “gleaming trumpet work” (Hyde Park Herald) and “dazzling virtuosity” (Grunion Gazette), Justin B. is a versatile musician, performing on both historical and modern trumpets. He specializes in early music, most notably in difficult high-register music for Baroque trumpet. Before fo

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David
Justin was professional and kind with our teenage son. First lesson went great!
victor G.
Justin is very patient and knowledgeable and has great insights on how to help you along.
Jennifer
He is very knowledgeable and professional! I’m relearning the basics and his sessions have been very helpful to me. I plan to continue!
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Carolyn K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Carolyn K.

3 Reviews
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Hi! Want to understand how music works? I'm a Berklee College of Music graduate, and my main instrument is violin. I've been a musician for 20 years, and have experience teaching for 7. We can work on music theory, ear training, writing music, reading music, and more! Can't wait to play music with you.

About Carolyn

Hi, I grew up in Northern California in a family of Texan musicians, who knew from the start I'd be a musical trouble maker. From my early days of Suzuki violin, to marching band, and then to bluegrass and Billie Holiday, I make myself musically at home wherever there's a groove. Now a graduate of

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vanessa
This was my first lesson with the violin. Carolyn was very patient and informative. I'm looking forward to learning more from her!
Ruth
Carolyn is fun, knows her stuff, and is really respectful of what the student wants to learn!
Jake H.
She is a great teacher and knew where to help me the most. I feel like a better musician after one lesson!

Tyler S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Tyler S.

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Tyler recently completed his Viola Performance Degree from Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. Tyler attended Scripps Ranch High School and has played with many youth orchestras in the San Diego area, including YPO, SDYS, CYO, and YAS. He was trained as a classical violist since the age of 12, after an introduction to piano at age six. He has played professionally with Jazz and commercial music artists including, Pretty Lights, Michal Menert, and Denver Based rock bands Eldren and Petals of Spain. Tyler is currently pursuing audio engineering and teaching credentials.

About Tyler

Tyler recently completed his Viola Performance Degree from Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. Tyler attended Scripps Ranch High School and has played with many youth orchestras in the San Diego area, including YPO, SDYS, CYO, and YAS. He was trained as a classical violist since the age o

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Chase B.
This was my sons first lesson and it went very well. Tyler was patient but firm and we saw good results. Thank you Tyler!

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"Glynis is the best teacher! As an adult student, I have unhappy memories of childhood instructors with punishing demeanors, who would give you a hard time with every mistake. Glynis is the most supportive, encouraging teacher I've ever had. I especially appreciate her rigorous background (Master's Degrees in music, a lifetime of piano and music theory) and her familiarity with the pieces I'm interested in learning (Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, Bach, Chopin). She has introduced pieces to me that I hadn't heard before, that I now love to play. It's so nice to be able to sit at the piano and play something that actually sounds like an adult playing!

Glynis is very adept at tailoring her teaching methods to what I need on that particular day. Sometimes I haven't had a chance to practice as much as I'd like, and she is very patient, helping me based on where I am in that moment. When I do have the time to work more diligently on a piece, she listens thoughtfully, praising the good parts and offering gentle suggestions on how I could improve. She sometimes will paint visual pictures for me of how the music should sound ("make it sound like children running through a meadow"), which is silly but also useful! Glynis knows how to bring out the best in my playing, and shows genuine enthusiasm when I master something hard. My playing has dramatically improved over the past few months, and I've really enjoyed spending time with Glynis at the piano.

I'd recommend Glynis to any adult looking to improve their piano skills. She is absolutely fantastic."
- Gretchen
Took Piano lessons from Glynis D.
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"He is a great instructor and my daughter has improved her vocals so much since she started!!

Very flexible and communication is always on point."
- Lilly
Took Singing lessons from Milton J.
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"Very knowledgable instructor with a good ear -- which is important if you're taking online classes. Has a huge repertoire of sheet music to share so you can focus on the type of music you like."
- Alex
Took Accordion lessons from Shelia L.
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"An intuitive teacher who tailors lessons to your individual capacity.

Marie-France's gift of communication translates into a learning experience that transcends the typical learning by rote or standard fare lesson plan. She combines her vast technical skill and knowedge with an uncanny ablity to "read" her students learning mode which results in a lot of "ah-ha" moments. I am not a child, I am a 56 year old woman who thought she could never learn music..well in a matter of two lessons I learned chords, octaves, and a couple of songs. I am not trying to land a gig at Carnegie Hall..just trying to enhance my singing experience....but after three lessons I decided to invest in a more sophisticated digital piano and go for it. Music lessons with Marie-France go beyond simply learning how to play piano or sing as wonderful as that can be; because Marie's approach nurtures the whole person her lessons will enhance life in many other spheres. I guess it is obvious that I heartily recommend her as a teacher, especially if you have had teachers who intimidated you in the past, there will be none of that with Marie because she loves to bring out the best in her students."
- Patricia
Took Piano lessons from Marie-France M.
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"My son who is 6 has been taking piano lessons with David for almost a year. I can only say good things about David, he is very patient with children, understands their needs, and most importantly makes the learning process fun. My son looks forward to the class every week, and has learned so much.

If you're looking for a piano teacher for your child, you shouldn't hesitate as David is the best!"
- Bernie
Took Piano lessons from David K.
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"Even though I have only been working with Sammy Huh for a short time, I already know that he is one of the best instructors I have had in any discipline. Not only does he have years of experience in many different kinds of vocal music, but also he really knows how to guide a student through the process of learning a new technique, song, or vocal exercise. By the end of our first lesson together I was able to comfortably reach notes I normally had a difficult time with and by our second lesson I was able to hit notes that I had rarely, if ever, sung before. Furthermore, Sammy is a very passionate, encouraging, and caring teacher, and that contributes so much to the progress you can make while learning from him. He is excited to help you with any aspect of your voice and any type of music you want to sing, and has plenty of suggestions if you are unsure, as I was. Overall, Sammy is an amazing teacher and I feel so lucky that I have had the chance to take lessons from him!"
- William
Took Vocal Training lessons from Sammy H.
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"Ethan is a top notch trumpet instructor. He has been teaching my 15 yo son for almost a year. He is patient, punctual, prepared and skilled at teaching. He has encouraged my son to improvise, which is very much outside of his comfort zone so this is no small feat. Ethan is able to do this because he connects well with my son, he models playing and plays alongside my son with his trombone, and creates a lesson environment in which his students feel safe to try new things. I appreciate the skills Ethan has as I am a teacher myself, but especially as a parent."
- Jill
Took Trumpet lessons from Ethan R.
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"If you are looking for a piano teacher for your child, we highly recommend Karen for her musical skills and, moreover, her ability to engage people of all ages and tendencies. We have three children, two boys (15 and 12) and one 8 year old girl, with completely different personalities (and levels of motivation) that took lessons with Karen. She expertly handled their quirks and abilities and managed to find what would interest each. The confidence boost they were given by having the opportunity to perform their pieces was a huge bonus. From a paying and coordinating parent's perspective, you could not find a more reasonably priced and yet utterly accommodating private instructor. She's awesome!"
- Dawn
Took Piano lessons from Karen W.
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"My kids its very happy!"
- Juan
Took Ukulele lessons from Lisa C.
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"She is fabulous. I know I've only had a single lesson but I can just tell. I'm so excited to have found her!! She's warm and open and knowledgeable! Yay!"
- Davida
Took Singing lessons from Jillian V.
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