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Sven O.

11 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, French, Italian, German
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Teaching since 2000
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Sven O.

11 Reviews
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highly structured instruction in vocal technique—personalized for your individual needs—for measurable long term results

About Sven

Hi, I'm Sven and I love helping people learn to sing! I'm a singer and choral conductor with 20 years experience as a full-time performing musician. I have taught class voice and individual singing lessons at the New England Conservatory of Music and have been a Teaching Artist with San Francisc

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Rachel A.
Best voice coach ever!

Sven is remarkable! I HIGHLY recommend!!
Lawrence
Very good!
Daniela R.
I don't usually write reviews cause I am always afraid they'll sound fake (because my complements always sounds super corny), but after reading this disclaimer, please know that this is as sincere review from a very very pleased student, who decided to write this because It's is the best way to repay someone that completely went out of his normal lessons activities to help me out with my very specific requirements.

I rate Sven 5 stars because aside from being a very educated (musically and socially speaking) person, he also welcomes you into his class with a mix of kindness and funny personality super willing to teach you but at the same time wanting to push you and get the best out of you.

I was very impressed by how much knowledge he always has in his hands, with his wonderful credentials but mostly with how motivating it was to be learning from someone you feel knows what he is doing, and because of that, earns your respect and makes you want to work harder and make the best out of the lesson.

As I mentioned before, I went to Sven with the very specific goal of preparing my portfolio to apply to my dream music school, and not only he gave me the confidence to arrange my existing material, he motivated me to create new material.

Not only I completed my task but I gathered months of knowledge in a matter of 2 weeks.

Very happy and thankful to have had the opportunity to study and work with him.
Super recommended as a teacher, and very cool person :).

Chris B.

Alameda, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris B.

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I am currently only accepting students taking lessons every week. I will help you learn how to make beautiful music with your acoustic guitar! I focus on proper technique and will have you playing your first song by the end of your first lesson.

About Chris

All of these experiences make her a well rounded and versatile performer and teacher. For her students, she can help them find their unique voice and style,

James P.

8 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2010
  • BA Music from Rutgers University
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James P.

8 Reviews
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I'm familiar with "old school" recording methods and also the newest digital technology. I've studied mixing with Berklee School of Music. Let me help you feel at home in a recording studio.

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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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Polish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ilona M.

18 Reviews
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Student needs to have the instrument. I usually use Essential Elements and Suzuki books for beginner and intermediate students. Also String Tunes.

About Ilona

When I work on any subject I always amend to the student's request adhering to all guidelines and ensure I meet my student's and his/her parents expectations on this and make my student achieve the best grade possible because that is my objective. That is my promise to my students. I am e

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Adriana L.
I am finally learning how to play the violin and read music. Ilona is a great teacher, very patient and friendly.
Viviana
Very detailed oriented, and professional
Bryce G.
I'm sorry, I cannot handle this Instructor for my children. She wasn't me but she's not quite the people person I expected. Her personality is not a good match for a high school tutor. Unfortunately her English is not good enough. Her accent is entirely too strong. Also she does not know enough Geometry to help my kids.
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Michelle W.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Michelle W.

41 Reviews
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Classical guitar fundamentals. Learn how to read music!

About Michelle

I was in High School When I bought my first guitar and developed a passion for music. For me music opened the door to a new lifestyle and ultimately led me to begin teaching and sharing music with others. I have taught a variety of ages, ranging from children 4yrs up to adults. For beginner guita

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Sarah
Just completed my first 5 lessons with Michelle and booked another 5. Such a lovely lady and an excellent teacher. I’m a 70 year old beginner and consider myself lucky to have found her.
No hesitation in recommending her .
Mara
Great first lesson for my 8 year old daughter!
Layla
Michelle was great! She was very informative and patient with my 6 year old daughter during her first guitar lesson.

Steven C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steven C.

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I have been teaching privately for over 9 years and playing since the age of 6. My studies have taken me through music performance programs at William Paterson University, Manhattan School of Music, and The Drummers Collective. I've performed at venues throughout the country in a wide variety of musical settings (jazz, rock, theater, marching band, etc). Lessons are focused on each individual student's musical interests and a strong foundation on the instrument. From beginners to professionals, lessons will be tailored to fit the student's needs and goals.

About Steven

My name is Steven Crammer and I am professional drummer and teacher based in New York City. I have a B.M (jazz performance) from William Paterson University, a certificate from Drummer's Collective, and am working towards my M.M. (jazz performance) from Manhattan School of Music. I have performed a

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"My son has taken a few lessons with Alexis and we will continue. She is never late. She gets straight to the lesson and sends practice information to my son via email. This allows him a week to prepare/practice with for the following lesson."
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"Mrs. Rosemarie is a great instructor. she takes her time to make sure my daughter understands and feels comfortable. She is sweet, patient and kind. I am impressed how much she has learned. She loves her violin classes and Ms rosemarie."
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Took Violin lessons from Rosemarie R.
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"Spiros is great! I've been taking bass lessons from him for a couple of years now and thanks to him, I can actually play now! He's a good teacher, teaching both elements of theory and also how to get the "feel" of music, and he's also fun to be around. I can say that without his lessons and the music he's sent me, I would not be nearly as good as I am today, nor as motivated to learn more."
Hal
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Spiros S.
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"Stephanie is an incredible singing/vocal couch. She will explain first how the singing process works. She will work with you on different exercises that will improve a lot your breathing technique and your tone. She demands hard work but your will also feel comfortable with her. I could not ask for a better vocal teacher for my needs. I highly recommend Stephanie as the next singing couch for you or your children."
Cesar
Took Singing lessons from Stephanie H.
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"Julia is an excellent singing teacher. Very proficient in singing and music. She's very friendly, approachable with excellent communication skills. She makes the lessons extremely fun and positive all the while making sure you are learning and will push you to be your best."
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Took Singing lessons from Julia H.
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"If you're thinking about taking lessons from Ahmad , do it. For years I thought I just couldn't play the guitar. I tried learning online, but nothing stuck. I even took a group class, which was better than trying to learn online, but I still wasn't satisfied. So, I decided to look into private lessons, even though I was nervous about the one-on-one dynamic. For years I have struggled with performance anxiety and was afraid that would prevent me from ever really learning the guitar and playing with other people. I discussed this with Ahmad before and at my first lesson. I can't tell you how amazing it felt a few months later when we played a song together and I had no fear or anxiety.

I credit this to the fun and relaxing atmosphere Ahmad has created in his studio space which makes it easy to learn, ask questions and enjoy my lessons. He has a deep passion for music which is infectious. I leave every lesson feeling energized and excited to work on my new material.

If you're interested in learning how to play the guitar or improve your skills, give Ahmad a shot. You'll be so glad you did. Before, I thought I just couldn't learn how to play the guitar, now I'm looking forward to years of honing my skills, playing with friends and experiencing the joy of creating music."
Ana
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Laura is a thorough teacher and teaches with a good sense of humor."
Sascha
Took Fiddle lessons from Laura S.
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"Friendly and great with young kids/beginners!"
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Took Piano lessons from Jodi J.
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"Great class as always. I have had 2 violin instructors before so I have a basis for comparison. Naomi is the best ever."
Michael
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"**Excellent** drum instructor, highly recommended

Jeff is everything you'd want in a drum instructor: he is highly skilled, has thorough knowledge of drumming styles and technique, and he is an excellent communicator. On top of that he is thoughtful, polite and listens carefully. This is all a very, very rare combination.

I had to play a couple of slow gospel tunes for a church service this summer; Jeff very quickly found suitable and tasteful grooves for me that were within my capability to play. He also worked with me on some rudiments and provided invaluable feedback. I can't recommend him highly enough."
Christopher
Took Drum lessons from Jeff F.
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