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Anthony G.

Mill Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Bachelors of Arts In Percussion, Emphasis on Percussion Performance from Humboldt State University
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner
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Anthony G.

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I started playing Marimba when I began attending Humboldt State University. I did not like to play mallet instruments in band in high school, but when I arrive to college I realized how amazing the instrument is. I practiced often on the Marimba because I loved to play it so much. I excelled fast and got to 4-mallet marimba playing rather quickly. I would love to share my experience with others.

About Anthony

I have played percussion for 17 years, gained a degree in Music Performance, and have extensive experience on stage performing with the Golden Gate Brass Band, Mill Valley Philharmonic, and even my local garage band, The Sonic Steps. Additionally I have taught percussion off and on for 13 years (wo

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Alix J.

4 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts, Music Performance from Mills College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Alix J.

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I work best with singers of any age just starting out, or those, such as older adults, who have had some training before and are looking to get back into practice.

About Alix

*****Offering Online Lessons for the Duration of Covid-19 self-isolation***** I hold a both Master's and Bachelor's degrees in music, and have studied with singers who have had international careers and performed with artists who have performed at major opera houses around the world. I myself a

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Jennifer G.
Great instructor!
Lorenzo
Alix is truly a phenomenal teacher! She is compassionate, nurturing, and seeks to improve her student's vocal abilities. All of our lessons have been thorough, educational, and certainly insightful. I have become such a better singer in only a few short lessons, and look forward to becoming a master in the next few!
Julie
Alex is an exceptional teacher. My 13 year-old wished for voice lessons for such a long time, and I'm so pleased Alix is working with her. She is helping my daughter improve her technique (breathing, posture, range, etc.), while keeping lessons positive and encouraging, and finding music that my daughter enjoys. When Alix demonstrates what she is describing- WOW, what a voice! My daughter looks forward to every lesson, and if it's possible, loves to sing even more since she has been learning with Alix.
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Ley M.

2 Reviews
Union City, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Ukranian, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1970
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Ley M.

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My lessons are a balance of fun and focus

About Ley

I have great passion for music, have been involved in music since childhood. I love the teaching process and have been dreaming of teaching music since I was 10 years old.

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Charles
Mr. Malchik is simply an outstanding, excellent teacher. Not only is he knowledgeable in music performance and theory, he is also joyful, enthusiastic and patient with my child. The many things my child has learned include, but are not limited to, how to read treble and bass clef, proper sitting and body posture, left and right hand finger techniques for scales and arpeggios, and how to play chords. Along with this training, he also encourages my child to have creative freedom - to enjoy music by playing songs she has either composed herself or heard outside of lessons.
Kim
It is my great pleasure to recommend Mr. Ley M. to you as a music teacher to your child. I am writing as a parent of a son who has benefited from Mr. Ley M.’s phenomenal instructional ability for the Elementary School Music Program in Newark, California, as well as in private music lessons.
Mr. Ley M. is passionate about music. His love for the art is evident in his enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. As the music teacher for the Elementary School Music Program with the Newark Unified School District, Mr. Ley M. is exceedingly patient with all students, encourages them, and coaxes the very best effort from each and every child.
We were very fortunate that Mr. Ley M. was able to provide private tutoring for my son beyond the after school music program. My son has made tremendous progress in learning to play the clarinet. Mr. Ley M. has given my child a strong musical foundation-learning the correct embouchure and fingering techniques to play the clarinet, increasing proficiency in reading notes, timing, and hearing pitch.
Although Mr. Ley M. is one of the best music teacher in the area, his prices are extremely reasonable. In my opinion, he is worth every penny he charges and I certainly believe I have received excellent services for my money. I am tremendously grateful to Mr. Ley M. for everything he has taught my son and the joy of my son’s music playing has brought to our family.

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Chuck M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Four years of private jazz, rock, blues & big band. from Robert Payola Studios Lincoln RI
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Chuck M.

3 Reviews
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One on one private instruction, Online instruction

About Chuck

Influences: Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, Dave Weckl, John Bonham, Ginger Baker, Ian Paice, Carl Palmer (Juilliard Member since 2005)

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Ed V.
My lesson was awesome. Chuck was the best. Very personable. Can't wait for the next one.
Sherrysnne
If you want to be a drummer who knows how to dynamically play drums and understand the various techniques of drumming... Take lessons from instructor Chuck Manton! He is a fantastic teacher!
Kim Holmes
One of the best drummers I have ever played with.
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Susan T.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Bachelor of Science from Kansas State University
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from Arlington ISD
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 85; Female: 4 to 85
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Susan T.

37 Reviews
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Any student I have assisted to gain and win auditions w/Grand Prairie Fine Arts Academy in Grand Prairie have been successful. I have helped adults prepare and auditions as well via other venues. Let me know your needs, I can and will help you achieve success.

About Susan B.

Hi there, thanks for taking a look at my profile. I teach online lessons via Zoom, FaceTime, or Messenger. I have built a successful teaching business based on teaching children and adults alike, who love music, want to play for personal pleasure, or eventually work professionally, and/or gai

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Bianca
Fantastic and patient with kids
Fiona
My daughter has been under the wonderful care of Ms. Taylor for over 2 years now and she has learned and grown tremendously under her care. From not knowing how to read notes or any finger placements, to reading notes and switching things up ( different tempos) while playing the piano on her own.

Ms. Taylor pays attention to detail and is very easy going that makes it easy for my daughter to learn. She is very compassionate. She has also taught her breathing techniques along with voice training. She keeps her grounded and motivated. My daughter has a passion for music and is in the best possible hands. She is very flexible and accommodating!

Thank you so much for everything you do to help her flourish!!

We LOVE and APPRECIATE YOU!!
Robert W.
Ms T she are the greatest ever, she stick with what she are teaching you slow going but accurate, ooh yes she are a real teacher (the best yet)

Eliot A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Audio Design & Production from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaching since 2017
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Eliot A.

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Want to take your production skills further? Or perhaps you are interested in composing original music, but just aren't sure exactly where to start. Wherever you may be on your musical journey, I'd love to be able to help you turn your ideas into fully fleshed-out songs. From composition to engineering, I'll show you how to use the very powerful stock plug-ins Ableton Live has to offer alongside the intuitive workflow & hotkeys the software utilizes so you will know how to not only use the software, but understand it.

About Eliot

I am a 24 year old student at Columbia College Chicago studying for my BA in Audio Design & Production. Outside of the classroom I have 7 years of experience composing original music using Ableton Live & being an independent 'bedroom producer'. Under the artist name 'Cymba', I have received over

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"Aldrin is an excellent teacher, respectful and patient, his lessons are so fun and creative my daughter cannot wait for her next piano lesson.
I recommend him because he encourages children the love for music in a very special way."
Marcela
Took Piano lessons from Aldrin E.
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"My daughter really enjoyed the lesson and looks forward to future lessons."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Aaron D.
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"Ruben is such a bright, talented teacher! He has found the perfect blend of pushing me as a student to achieve goals, but also patience to get through the more difficult techniques. I highly recommend him as a teacher!"
Susan
Took Ukulele lessons from Ruben D.
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"Lonze is an excellent teacher for our children! He is able to keep them focused and on task and help them even if they sometimes have a few wiggles. He is able to understand the challenges of working with kids of different ages and different abilities. We are so glad we found Lonze and are happy he is teaching our children to play Piano! Our kids are already finding successes in their piano studies!"
Vicki
Took Piano lessons from Lonze R.
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