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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Jesse M.

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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the violin. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.

Judy E.

4 Reviews
Los Gatos, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • MSW Social Work from San Jose State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Judy E.

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I have taught piano off and on since I was a teenager and consecutively for the past five years. I enjoy children ages 5 and up, beginners and intermediates, and beginning adults. I choose the curriculum according to the student's age, ability, learning style and choice. My primary goal is for the students to have a positive experience with piano and to look forward to coming each week so that they will want to continue piano or another instrument in the future. I have a lot of incentives for the students and experience much success in this area. I charge very low fees as some clients are unsure of their ability to learn at first. I am very flexible, patient and non-judgmental, and I love what I do.

I live on the west side of the valley and teach in my home. It is a warm, open, family-oriented environment and I welcome siblings to come and play with toys or read while the other is in the lesson. We have a recital at the end of the school year, held in my home.

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About Judy

I have taught many different kinds of subjects, eg., piano, ESL, Drug and Alcohol Education, and foster care parenting, in the past. Mostly, though, I have taught piano and ESL, my first and greatest loves, starting in the 70's and 80's. I develop special relationships with all of my students,

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Andres T.
She is amazing! My son LOVED the class and can’t wait for next time.
Jaclyn B.
Great first lesson, really excited to continue learning from Judy!
Tracey Q.
Judy had my son up and playing in no time. She was great about setting a pace that will keep him challenged and confident simultaneously. He loves his lessons and looks forward to learning more. My youngest, after observing a class, has decided he would like to play too!
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Byron H.

6 Reviews
Hayward, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks english
  • Awarded First Prize Winner, 2018 from Yellow Springs Chamber Music Competition
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Byron H.

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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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Julia W.
Byron is incredible. He is so inspirational to watch, and yet he makes his skill feel achievable. He is the most accommodating and encouraging instructor I have ever had, but still pushes me to improve. I feel like I am recieving a world class education, despite the more casual goals I have for my music. Couldn't be happier!
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.
Sheila
Excellent for someone new to the instrument.

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James F.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French
  • Diploma, Piano from Royal Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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James F.

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I focus heavily on technique at first, usually for the first 2-4 months. At that point, depending on the student we work on either sight reading or improvisation.

About James

I'm currently a professor at EMMAT, a member school of the Berklee International Network. I have over a quarter-century experience teaching people of all backgrounds and styles. My education is a mix of formal and informal, and in addition, I have worked as a professional musician and singer my who

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Clay
If you’re serious about learning to play piano and willing to put in the work, I honestly cannot think of a better instructor than James. His teaching methodology is creative, fun, yet challenging catapulting students to higher proficiency levels than typically possible with more traditional teaching methods. My 11 year old learning from James is quickly surpassing other kids with many more years of lessons studying other dated, traditional approaches.

James has played for some well known professional acts during his career in multiple music genres (including a presidencial election ceremony)...point being he’s been on the big stage and has reached a level most only dream about. Yet he continues to follow his true passion which is helping others learn and reach their own individual musical aspirations.

In short, James is your guy...look no further.
Annalise T.
James has a terrific approach to teaching that my seven year old daughter responded to with enthusiasm and excitement. She learned a lot more than I thought she could in just her first lesson. We’re looking forward to next week!
Sebastian
He's very professional at what he does, his teaching methods are the best, and his classes are never boring

Khara G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
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Khara G.

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Interested in Saxophone Lessons, Music Theory & Composition (learning to read, write, and understand Music), Music Technology, Beginner Percussion/Drum Lessons, or personalized Drum Major/Marching Band Leadership Training? You've come to the right place!

Receive unique and fun Music lessons from a former HBCU Drum Major, Collegiate-trained Saxophonist, NAMM contest winning Music Educator & Music Ensemble Director, and former Interim Artistic Administrator of The Chicago Jazz Ensemble!

Students of all ages welcome! I look forward to hearing from you and finding out how I can best help you meet your goals!

About Khara

I am a professional Music Educator, Music Director, and Arts Administrator with over 25 yrs experience as a Saxophonist. I have a very long, successful, and diverse music background with many areas of expertise and training. Some of these areas include: Saxophone Performance and Instruction, Druml

Eulis K.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese, Spanish
  • Awarded John Phillip Sousa Award from Warren High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eulis K.

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Acting, singing, dancing and so much more! Who doesn't love a good Musical? With lessons in Musical Theater you'll learn techniques to help you give an exuberant performance every time you take the stage. Learn methods to fill a large hall with your voice while maintaining healthy vocal production, acting tips to make every emotion read from across a crowded room, and how to give a top performance even when you're not feeling in tip top shape.

About Eulis

--------------- I also teach Online via Skype or FaceTime! ------------------ Hello! Thanks for visiting my Takelessons profile. Let me start off by telling you a bit about myself: I have been performing for over 25 years as a musician, acting since I was a small boy, and working consistently

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Shay
Great experience!

Voice lessons are tough. This isn't like a golf swing where someone can show you physically what to do or reach out and position your elbows where they need to be.

This all has to be articulated by a teacher, and is has to be articulated to someone (YOU) who doesn't even know what parts you're trying to move around.

It takes a great teacher. Eulis is a GREAT teacher. He gave me physical descriptions, character descriptions, accent descriptions, … everything I needed to position everything where it needed to be, even when I didn't always know where it was.

A lot of progress and a lot of fun. Thank you, Eulis.
William R.
Eulis was great and provided plenty of insight. Nice guy and he showed me interesting techniques
Kendall
Eulis has been phenomenal to work with. He's patient, and has worked really hard to understand distinct qualities of my voice and how to improve them.

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"Theresa is one of the most amazing teachers I ever had. I am an adult student, so I was a bit nervous about starting the cello; but Theresa is so laid back, it was easy to feel comfortable around her instantly.
Her knowledge about everything music is mind blowing, and together with her music philosophies, just puts me in total awe of her.
Her lessons are fun, she is encouraging and patient, and I am amazed at how much she has taught me in a relative short time. I am always looking forward to our lessons. I highly recommend her."
Mia
Took Cello lessons from Theresa S.
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"Molly met me right where I was at when I began taking vocal lessons. Not only is she patient, but she encourages me. She helped build my confidence as a novice singer; and she uses simple examples to help me with my misconceptions in terms of singing. Towards the end of each lesson, she observed and listened to me sing while simultaneously reinforcing prior singing practices (e.g. breathing, noun stress, tone, etc.). Gradual release of responsibility is effective for me. Furthermore, I benefit from her post observation notes, as it helps me to continue to practice my singing at home. I really enjoy and appreciate vocal lessons with Molly. 😍
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Natalie
Took Vocal Training lessons from Molly M.
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"It was a very positive experience. My son is learning so much and have fun in the process."
Sean
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"me Monica is very nice and I see the way she Taylor's her lesson per child. Very nice teacher"
Genevieve
Took Piano lessons from Monica W.
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"Fawn is an excellent instructor. She's very positive, honest, encouraging and helpful. I saw changes in the first lesson, and as I have continued, so has my progress. Having Fawn as a vocal coach is a game changer. HIGHLY recommend!

Sharon"
Sharon W.
Took Vocal Training lessons from Fawn A.
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"He is an excellent teacher

My daughter is so happy with him. He is professional and excellent teacher."
Jeanette
Took Piano lessons from Edward E.
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"Esther is absolutely wonderful. She is extremely kind, patient, and understanding, and she has extensive music knowledge and expertise. I highly recommend having Esther as a music teacher; I've learned so much, and I truly appreciate the nonjudgmental, friendly atmosphere that she creates. :)"
Jen
Took Guitar lessons from Esther B.
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"Excellent teacher enjoyed my lessons well versed with the music She teaches me ."
Prida
Took Opera Voice lessons from Suzanne G.
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"Kevin has guided me along my guitar journey for over 5 years. He is a patient instructor with musical knowledge and a pedigree to match any level student. From classical to Blue Grass, Kevin will help you reach your playing goals."
Henry Curran
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin F.
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"I strongly recommend Ahmad as a guitar teacher for all skill levels. I am highly satisfied with the music content and his clear, accessible teaching style. I also play clarinet and piano for the fun of it, and can read music, but the guitar has its own unique rewards and challenges. I love anything that has to do with the guitar, and Ahmad thoughtfully passes on information about players, recordings, gear, and websites that he feels might be of interest or use to me. Ahmad customizes each of my biweekly lessons to my current level of understanding and practice. As a result, I have steadily made progress. So far, we have covered basic rhythms and playing technique, scale patterns in preparation for playing lead and eventual improvisation, chord forms, including barre chords, and songs that are challenging to play, but in a motivating, not discouraging, way. Two things that struck me right off in studying with Ahmad is that, one, he really emphasizes practicing and playing music in proper time, which is crucial to playing well with other musicians, amateur or professional. The other thing is that he strongly urges students to practice in between lessons, which leads without fail to better playing and musicianship. With Ahmad, I am motivated to practice at least 15-20 minutes per day, 3 or more days per week. Also, he is quite patient with questions or challenges I may have with a lesson, and thoroughly addresses them before we move on. I'll close with how impressed I am with Ahmad's musical knowledge and guitar mastery, Over the years, he has developed an extremely comprehensive system of teaching harmony, and for me, it is the perfect approach to advancing my understanding of chords, scales, and the art of improvisation."
JB F
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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