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Seiko D.

13 Reviews
Saratoga, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Seiko D.

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Hi, My name is Seiko. I am an experienced Japanese tutor teaching online nationwide as well as in-person locally in CA. I provide individually tailored lessons based on your interests, necessary improvements, and goals. You would most likely use textbooks during sessions. For business needs, my work experience would help you not only learn the language but also strengthen your communication skills in understanding its cultural aspects and nuance. For job seekers and Japanese college applications, I have experience in reviewing and proofreading resumes and essays as well as JLPT test preparations.

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I am an experienced Japanese tutor. I was born and raised in Japan. I earned a college degree in Japan with a secondary teaching credential as well as a BS degree in the US. Prior to my tutoring career, I worked at global corporations in Japan and the US for 15+ years. I was liaising with the compan

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Seiko is a great teacher. She gets through the work in an organized, stress-free manner. She is friendly and I feel supported. I think the online tools are great.
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Linda C.

25 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Linda C.

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I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I ha

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Harriet
So easy to take lessons from Linda. She is very knowledgable.
Tia
I’m taking beginner cello lessons with Linda.

She is super positive and encouraging and meets me exactly where I am in my learning and goes from there.

She asks what I want to do, points out when I miss things (like not taking a proper pause), and teaches me new skills (theory, now technique, etc.)

Very positive experience! After four weeks I can play cello while site reading the bass clef (I knew how to read piano music but not the bass clef very well).

I’m going to renew my lesson subscription with Linda!
John R.
Linda was awesome, very patient with a total beginner with not only cello but also playing music. She is great teacher , i can tell that from our first lesson.
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Neil K.

15 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Master of Arts (Music - Jazz Studies) from San Jose State university
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Neil K.

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I've been teaching guitar for the past 15 years. I help students find their unique musical voice through the study of songs and techniques they are interested in. For younger students I also use the Hal Leonard guitar method books to learn music reading. As students advance we switch to William Levitt's Modern method for guitar for jazz students, or Christopher Parkening's classical guitar method for fingerstyle players. Students should be able to play chords to their favorite tunes within 6 weeks. I teach to inspire passion for music. If you love music it makes it fun to practice. When you practice it makes music fun!

About Neil

I have been vaccinated for the Corona virus! I am a Jazz Guitarist / Composer / Arranger / and Band Leader and teacher who has been working in the greater San Francisco Bay area for the past 20 years. Originally from the East Coast and Chicago I arrived in California in 1992. I hold a Master's Degre

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Alex
Kind patient teacher, planned lessons specifically for the knowledge i am seeking.
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Victoria W.

12 Reviews
Saratoga, CA
Starting at $35
  • Awarded School Of Music Assistantship from Georgia State University
  • Music from Georgia State University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Victoria W.

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I believe in teaching strong fundamentals so that we can have a solid foundation to build on. Good tone and an understanding of embouchure are most important, and we will develop technique. I enjoy helping students achieve their goals and develop their talents.

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Victoria came to the Bay Area in 2015 from Atlanta, Georgia where she received her music degree from Georgia State University. She has been playing the flute for 15 years and is knowledgeable in music theory and aural skills. Her teachers have included Allison Gillon and Sarah Ambrose, and has parti

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Adrain T.
My son was very happy with his first lesson with Victoria. He had been away from the flute for several months, and was eager to return. So far she accessed his level, and they picked up where he left off with his previous lessons. He's pleased and says that she is teaching him at his learning edge.
Megan J.
Victoria is a fantastic teacher. I am an adult who picked up the flute some years ago. This year I decided to be disciplined and seek out a teacher. I started to see a difference in my ability immediately. After around 6 months I can say that I am further along than I ever thought I would be. She's respectful and a lot of fun. Sign up and go see her already!!
Simon S.
Victoria is a very sweet, patient teacher.
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Henry M.

33 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, German, French
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Journalism, German from Humboldt State University
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Henry M.

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Foreign Correspondent for one of the United States' oldest broadcast networks, I have experience world wide. I'm certified to test for intercultural competence, giving me the perspective of different cultures. I can bring you to another country from the comfort of your home or my office.

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Award winning journalist and teacher with international experience, having lived and worked in both Europe and the United States. Certified teacher with experience in all levels and with all ages. Both a Liberal Arts and a Science major.

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I was very pleased with my first class. Mr. Henry is very knowledgeable in the matter and has good time-management skills.
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Ahmad G.

237 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Masters in Music & Audio Production from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ahmad G.

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I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with John Mayer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, George Lynch and many others. I have performed hundreds of concerts in the U.S. as well in Europe and the Middle East with Artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt, Sammy Hagar, Dokken and many others. I ranked #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. I was in the "list of top 5 guitar players ever" according to The Examiner, also picked as one of the best guitarists of 2013 and 2014 consecutively in the Rockwell UnScene magazine, and ranked 3rd in the Steve Vai Sam Ash Best in Shred competition.

I find a student's strengths and weaknesses using various ways to encourage each student. I am very patient, ...

About Ahmad

I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with

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Harry
As someone who has played guitar for over ten years and taken lessons from several other accomplished guitar teachers, I can safely say that Ahmad is the best guitar teacher I've taken lessons from.

He determines what you hope to take away from the lessons and what your goals are as a player and is very dedicated to finding a way to get you there that is both educational and enjoyable. His instruction is very flexible and has no hesitation dropping one exercise and focusing more on styles of learning that are suitable for you as a student.

For someone who has been playing for a long time he was quickly able to open up a whole new set of possibilities and refresh the instrument for me as well as better my understanding of music harmony and melody in general.
Brent
I have been taking lessons with Ahmad since June 26th, 2011 - I was referred by a mutual acquaintance. I bought myself a guitar for my birthday a year ago and realized I needed some outside motivation to play it. While I'm relatively new to guitar and this is my first time taking guitar lessons, I have been drumming for 13 years with private instruction and university courses. I would highly recommend Ahmad. He is inspiring, professional, informative, and patient; a shining example of what a great teacher should be.

Over the past five months, I've already seen significant improvement in both my guitar performance as well as my understanding of the guitar and music in general. Ahmad is very good at balancing the scale between creativity and technique, while never losing sight of what your goals are as a student. As with any learning process, I would suggest you understand your own goals and level of commitment before jumping in to lessons. As I've seen, Ahmad will probably motivate you to practice more than you originally thought, which I really appreciate. It's with practice and strong understanding that I've gotten to a point where I am proud of my abilities on the guitar. Work with Ahmad and I hope you find the same!
Shawn
I started taking guitar lessons for the first time 10 months ago and am thankful I found such a great teacher in Ahmad. His positive attitude and love of music helps me stay engaged and lessons are productive and fun.

One of the great things about Ahmad is he listens to you and adjusts lesson content based on the feedback you provide. His ability to listen allows Ahmad to deliver a personalized lesson plan that incorporates your goals and gets you excited about what you are working on.

Ahmad also has taught me techniques to prevent and address minor aches that come up while learning to play. He takes this seriously and shows you how to prevent and resolve any issues that come up.

Overall, taking lessons from Ahmad has been a very positive experience. I look forward to continuing working with him to get better.

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"Ana is superb teacher. I have taken classes with her for a few months by now and she is always very well prepared, on time, and flexible to address any questions. She also tailors the lessons based on my needs and she is a motivating and patient teacher. She uses a great variety of learning materials for her lessons and exercises, which makes it fun to learn Spanish! I would highly recommend her to anyone who would like to learn Spanish!"
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Took Spanish lessons from Ana S.
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"I continue to enjoy my sessions with Jean-Luc. He takes a real interest in what I am interested in and incorporates my interest in our sessions. For me this approach makes learning more natural."
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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Very patient and enthusiasm, always on time. My son is very happy and learning a lot!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Good start, Terima caseh, Hamid"
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Took Indonesian lessons from Hadi S.
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"Aimi is a highly dedicated teacher who is truly wonderful in every respect. I love taking Japanese lessons with her and I'm making nice progress!"
Iris
Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"Hyojung!!!! 감사합니다 for your patience with me!! It's always a fun experience."
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Took Korean lessons from Hyojung C.
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"Had purchased 5 lessons with him and after 5 lessons I am buying more. Great teacher and was easy to learn from someone with Korean not as their first language but had learned it in Korea while living there."
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Took Korean lessons from Quinton W.
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"Tammy was prompt, very helpful, able to answer any of my questions and flexible with her schedule. I'm very happy that I'm working with her."
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Took Mandarin lessons from Tammy G.
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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