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Steven B.

23 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
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Steven B.

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I have been playing classical piano since 1960 and started with ten years of private classical instruction. I have taught classical piano full time since 1998, including music theory, proper hand and finger technique and methods to enhance ear training and ease of playing classical compositions.

About Steven

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, guitar or electric bass? Or maybe you've just felt like brushing up your musical knowledge and playing skills? Now’s your chance to fulfill those dreams! About Me: San Francisco Bay area pianist/guitarist/bassist; I've been playing music fo

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Sue M.
Great. He’s very talented I’m excited to begin working with him.
Lavernne
I've been taking lessons from Steven for I think two years now and he's helped me so much not only in reading music but also in ear training and in my song writing. He's incredibly patient and fun to work with. He also has a really nice cat.
Chuck B.
Great experience
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Marwan S.

23 Reviews
Redwood City, CA
Starting at $85
  • Speaks English, Chinese - Mandarin
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering from Cornell University
  • Teaching since 2006
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Marwan S.

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Playing piano is fun! So should your piano lessons.

I've taught piano since I was in high school, and continued to teach while I was a student at Cornell University. I also taught theory classes in the Cornell Piano Society, where I served as President for 4 years.

Why? I simply love music, piano, and sharing it with others.

While I'm classically trained, I've dabbled into other genres, such as Jazz, Rock, Pop, R&B, songwriting, and music production / audio engineering. I've recently been accepted into the Steinway & Sons (the piano makers) Teacher Partnership Program. Feel free to message me for more details!

About Marwan

I started playing piano when I was 3, and began writing music at the age of 6. I've taught music and piano for over 12 years, and tutoring other subjects for over 5 years. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, I graduated from Cornell University in Electrical & Computer Engineering, with a minor in

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Ryan F.
So far so Good. It has only been one lesson, but our son really enjoyed it.
Sandra
My 6 year old daughter is developing a great foundation and is enthusiastic about learning the piano. Marwan is a great match for her!
Oliver
Funny and engaging teacher who was willing to go the extra mile to structure a lesson plan that met my specific piano goals. Very knowledgeable and accomodating.
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Shahin M.

9 Reviews
Saratoga, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Business Administration from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shahin M.

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I love teaching piano. In my eight years of experience, I've learned several piano methods, and I've developed my own approach which balances playing, listening, and analyzing music. My students have told me they appreciate me for my clear, simple way of explaining things, my enthusiasm, and the personal attention I give to each student. My primary goal is to train well-rounded musicians, and offer the benefits that entails, such as discipline, critical-thinking, and creativity.

About Shahin

I love teaching piano. I've taught for eight years, working with children and adults of all levels of experience. My students have said they appreciate my patience, enthusiasm, and careful plan for each lesson to achieve new skills and understanding. Each lesson is accompanied by written exercis

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Ya S.
He is a good teacher. We like him.
Nancy C.
Shahin has been great with my two boys! (Ages 5 and 7 when they started). He's very patient and keeps them on task - and has really helped bring out their love of music! All my younger son wants to do all day is play the piano now!
Max A.
patient ,kind good with the kids

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Jean B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Creative Arts from Bradford College
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Jean B.

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Been teaching for 10 years

About Jean

Jean is patient, fun, and imaginative. She also loves passing on the gift of music to anyone wanting to learn! Jean's philosophy of teaching is; 1. Taking on any new task requires time and discipline. Mistakes are a part of the learning process. The biggest challenges reap the greatest rewards

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Abhinav G.
Samson
I chose Jean because she was mature, like myself. In addition, it turned out, she was patient and kind, qualities of any good teacher.
Aadhya G.
Very good first lesson for my daughter. Ms. Jean is great at making a student comfortable.

Lilan L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Lilan L.

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I want to inspire my students of all ages to reach their potential as musicians. I work with my students on sheet reading, key and time signatures, developing an understanding of harmonic and tonal concepts, and proper technique. My lessons are tailored to the student’s interests, goals and skill level.

About Lilan

I started my classical music training at four years old and continued formal lessons until high school. I grew up in a very musical household as my father is also a professional musician. Through my formal training and my further study, I have built up a substantial knowledge of music theory. A

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Huanwen
Lilan is an excellent piano instructor with her professional skills and years of playing experience. She provided me with practical guidance on my playing skills as well as the emotion in the performance with her on-stage performance experience. She is also a responsible instructor. She will play the chapter by herself to let me better understand the performance. Thanks to her professional instructions and patience, my playing skills have been improved a lot. I will recommend Lilan to everyone who would like to expect an improvement on their playing skills as well as receiving great instruction experience.
Vi
I cannot recommend Lilan highly enough as a piano teacher. She is calm, patient, and dedicated in making sure you learn both the basics of piano and intricacies of any piece you want to play. She is also an excellent pianist - check out her videos on this page! Thanks, Lilan!

Abigail C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 3 to 14
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Abigail C.

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I have been teaching private piano lessons for five years, and I love working with children of all ages and skill levels. I have been playing the piano for 17 years, and began at a very young age. Because of this, I strongly believe that if there is a desire to learn, the age you start does not matter. I work well with both beginner level students and intermediate level students. I was taught using the Suzuki method, and I use parts of that method in my own teaching. I also incorporate basic music theory lessons into my teaching.

About Abigail

I'm currently a student at Eastman School of Music, majoring in Piano Performance. I began taking piano lessons when I was two years old and loved every minute of it. I enjoy working with children of all ages, and strongly believe that if there is a desire to learn, the age at which you begin does

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Lily E.
Abigail is amazing!! Extremely knowledgeable. My daughter left saying she "loved" her lesson and teacher. Hours later and she is still talking about it!! Can't wait for her next lesson!!

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Average Cost of Classical Piano Lessons in Los Altos, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Los Altos is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $160 per hour.
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$59 average
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"Hiring J.R. has been an incredibly uplifting, fun, and educational experience. A far better experience than I could have asked or hoped for. I’m learning! And excited for the progress, which does take an investment of practice, energy & time. He is extremely patient & flexible with how to cope with my needs (when possible) and super supportive: I’m almost 50 and paralyzed.

As corny as this sounds I’ve never known anyone with such a broad overall knowledge, experience and wisdom about music and instruments. If I have a question about my piano playing, or virtually any music question, he either has the answer or helps me find it if he doesn’t.

He is extremely knowledgeable and respectful and has more than earned my respect and gratitude.

Hiring him is one of the best choices I’ve ever made. The only regret I have is that I didn’t hire him sooner."
James
Took Classical Piano lessons from John G.
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"Ruth is so patient with my 7 year old son! He has fun and is learning a lot!"
Hali
Took Classical Piano lessons from Ruth R.
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"I had an amazing time learning from this teacher, he has so many degrees and knows about so much! i am in my thirties and wanted to learn more classical piano but he is so patient with children it is incredible! I will tell all my mom friends to bring their kids!"
Sara Angeloff
Took Classical Piano lessons from Ivan S.
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"Ms. Alty is a very patient yet thorough piano teacher. Since we left our hometown for Houston, it's been really difficult getting a piano teacher that matches the same talent as our previous teacher. We had gone through 4 teachers in Houston. However finding Ms. Alty was like finding a rare gem at the top of the mountain.
She is very knowledgeable and has the skills to get a child to listen and actually want to practice. My children have improved tremendously and actually started playing more complicated musical piece.
My children love Ms. Alty and always look forward to having their piano class. I would recommend Ms. Alty if you're looking for a very musically knowledgeable and talented piano teacher who is both firm and gentle when teaching,"
Comfort
Took Classical Piano lessons from Alty N.
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"My daughter had her first online lesson today with Phillip. She was nervous meeting someone new. His friendly patient personality helped her feel at ease as he shared his knowledge with her. Thank you Phillip!"
Shannon
Took Classical Piano lessons from Phillip F.
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"Miss Clarissa is the best piano teacher ever! At my first lesson, she was super nice to me and I was certain that I was with the right instructor! She takes into mind what you want to accomplish and helps you get there step by step! Miss Clarissa is also very patient and smart! Definitely check her out sometime!"
Sarah
Took Classical Piano lessons from Clarissa L.
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"Deborah is amazing! She is kind, patient and has an unbelievable talent for teaching the piano. Her attention to detail is truly appreciated by my daughter and me."
Marisa
Took Classical Piano lessons from Deborah B.
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"The first lesson with Susan was fantastic. My daughter is looking forward to working with her."
Annika
Took Classical Piano lessons from Susan M.
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"Very friendly and professional.
Step by step detailed instructions for young age beginner."
Delon
Took Classical Piano lessons from Dan H.
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"Lilan is an excellent piano instructor with her professional skills and years of playing experience. She provided me with practical guidance on my playing skills as well as the emotion in the performance with her on-stage performance experience. She is also a responsible instructor. She will play the chapter by herself to let me better understand the performance. Thanks to her professional instructions and patience, my playing skills have been improved a lot. I will recommend Lilan to everyone who would like to expect an improvement on their playing skills as well as receiving great instruction experience."
Huanwen
Took Classical Piano lessons from Lilan L.
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