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Steven B.

24 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Steven B.

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I was trained as a classical pianist taking private instruction for ten years, and discovered in 1982 that the Hammond B3 organ was my true love. I primarily teach the blues style of performance, and will teach you proper chord voicings, use of the volume pedal and the drawbars. These techniques are what completely sets the organ apart from its piano counterpart.

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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Debora H.
Wonderful first lesson with Steven. Steven shows a real interest in teaching. My success is his sucess. I learned a lot at the first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable, informative and has an easy going and fun teaching style. Looking forward to future lessons!
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 M.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
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Chuck M.

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Styles covered include rock, blues, and jazz with emphasis on the Hammond organ and organ-style keyboards. Learning to use drawbars to shape the tone in real time and playing left hand bass lines are also explained.

About Chuck

Chuck moved to Portland, Oregon from Gainesville, Florida, where he was a prominent member of the music teaching and performing community for more than 25 years. Originally from Chicago, Chuck completed his BA in Music History and Masters of Music (MM) at the University of Florida. Chuck became ob

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Keith V.
Yes. Just what I needed for rock, blues and jazz organ basics. Gentle, knowledgeable, practical. You can't go wrong.
David
Excellent experience! Patient, Knowledgeable, tailors the session to exactly what I need; also good at not losing sight of what I need to work on and what is to come.
Chris P.
Great first lesson!
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Paul J.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, French for musical purposes
  • Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul J.

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I teach organ playing skills as well as using automatic accompaniments with MIDI keyboards and synthesizers.

About Paul

I hold a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University with a minor in music and an emphasis on music theory. I have studied classical piano extensively for over 20 years and jazz piano for over 10 years. I studied jazz improvisation with world-famous jazz guitarist, Ted Dunbar, Rutgers University Mason

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Patrick B.
Abtein
Very passionate about piano and able to convey ideas.. also very good at feeling out what student is seeking to achieve. Definitely recommend Paul if you are wanting to take playing piano as a serious endeavor
Arthur
My experience with this teacher was horrible. Paul has no patience for a child that might not pay attention as much as necessary. He has forgotten what it is to be a child or how to win over a child and make a lesson fun.
My child had one previous lesson with Paul. It is true that she was not following his directions and his frustration was quite obvious.
On my second visit I was appalled by Paul’s behavior. Again my child wouldn’t sit down on the bench correctly. Verbatim this what occurred next, I quote: “This is not going to work out. Get out of my house NOW, NOW!(Screaming, like I was going to prolong this). I have better things to do than waste my time with your daughter. I don’t want to take your money.

It is true that my daughter can be difficult when approached in an authoritarian manner. However, my daughter is not yet six and Paul brought my daughter to tears. Surely this behavior was at best inappropriate and says more about the person Paul is than about my daughter. A simple “ May I have word with you in private” would be a mature way to part company. Not throwing a 6 year out of your house because you are frustrated. I was horribly offended by his manner and attitude. No way to treat a 6 year old.

This man has no patience with young kids. I would stay away from this teacher unless your child has some experience with piano. Definitely not child friendly.
Normally I do not post reviews unless something extraordinary happens This is one of those: extraordinarily bad.
An apology is in order if this poor excuse for a “teacher” has any understanding of the unnecessary hurt he has caused.

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Laurel S.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor of Music - Vocal Performance from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
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Laurel S.

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Experience the awesome power of the King of Instruments! No prior keyboard playing skills are necessary.

About Laurel

I'm fully vaccinated and offering in-person lessons starting this summer! Hello! I'm Laurel, I'm a professional performer and experienced private teacher, and I would love to help you unlock your musical abilities. I believe in a personalized approach to teaching, based on building a relation

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Joseph
I've always had an interest in music, but never had any formal training. Laurel's tutelage has taken me from an absolute novice who could barely plink out a few notes to being able to read and play along with sheet music. She's employs a very collaborative style of teaching wherein we work together to identify the kinds of music I want to play, and make regularly progress towards reaching my goals. It's been a fantastic experience.
Kevin
I decided to wait until middle age to begin taking piano lessons so that my brain would be as resistant as possible to learning.

I'm glad I found a teacher as patient, friendly and knowledgable as Laurel. I've been taking lessons with her for almost a year. She tailors the sessions to my spooky interests and encourages me to push my abilities.

When we began I had barely touched a piano in my life. Now I'm able to read sheet music, recognize relative pitches and play a list of my favorite songs with independent hand movement.

I'd recommend Laurel to anyone who wants to learn piano regardless of age or skill level.
Ritu
Laurel has been my kid's piano teacher for a little over four years now. My kids absolutely love her, and I think that is what makes the difference because I want my kids to enjoy taking lessons. Laurel is very knowledgeable and patient. She makes sure students learn both reading music and playing by ear. My kids have come a long way with reading music and playing the piano, and I think a big reason is because of Laurel.
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Karen D.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Starts with the basics of piano. Finger techniques, learning notes, rhythms, reading, chords, scales, theory, soloing. There are many different types of organs. Electric, Hammond, Pipe to name a few. Some have and some have dual or triple keyboards, pedals,, whistles and bells:) I can teach you whichever organ you would like to learn. It will be a lot of fun!

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
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Stephanie Q.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Merit Scholarship winner from Eastman School of Music
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Stephanie Q.

25 Reviews
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Online Organ Teacher

Organ is a good skill to have, especially if you play piano and wish to learn how to adapt your current technique to sound like a professional organist. Check my piano listing to learn about my background/ experience. Your tuition includes participation in my monthlyu master class Saturday mornings. If you are online, you may Skype in and perform or observe.

About Stephanie

I am a career musician, and conservatory trained violin, piano and vocal instructor with over 40 years teaching experience, and a resume spanning many pages. I also am a well endorsed composer and public speaker. Furthermore, I LOVE teaching! I am a competition judge, member of National Music T

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Denise F.
My first lesson was a real happy one, I was nervous and stressed about starting. Ms. Stephanie was very pleasant, explained things so I could comprehend it., she was strong in confidence yet happy in mild in teaching style. I’m very hopeful I will learn a lot from this brilliant teacher.
Shannon
I am an adult beginner violinist. When I first met Stephanie, I had barely touched a violin, but I was determined to learn how to play it. With her help and patience, I am progressing through the Suzuki method as well as doing ear training and music theory. Stephanie is an excellent musician as well as instructor! Her method of teaching keeps the students engaged, encouraged and excited about learning music from all sides of it.
Naomi G.
I strongly recommend Ms. Quinn. She is amazing. I love a teacher who is passionate about what she does and Ms. Quinn has motivated me to love the violin and work harder to improve. She is slightly strict but very patience and kind, always pushing you to work hard and do your best. I learned to play violin a few years ago as a beginner and stopped playing for a few years. I was nervous to begin online violin lessons considering that I learn better face to face. However, Ms. Quinn has done an amazing job at teaching me, I have been taking lessons with her for a year now and have learned so much I didn’t know before which has also grown my love for violin.

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Average Cost of Organ Lessons in Martinez, CA

The average cost of 60-minute organ lessons in Martinez is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $45 and $105 per hour.
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"Great first lesson. I can tell Judy is very experienced and an excellent teacher. She has a lot of patience."
Frank
Took Organ lessons from Judy F.
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"My first lesson was a real happy one, I was nervous and stressed about starting. Ms. Stephanie was very pleasant, explained things so I could comprehend it., she was strong in confidence yet happy in mild in teaching style. I’m very hopeful I will learn a lot from this brilliant teacher."
Denise
Took Organ lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"Great experience....awesome teacher, highly recommended"
Randy
Took Organ lessons from Glenda J.
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"Mark is an excellent educator whose instruction was always appropriate for my level, yet pushed me to greater heights. He provided me with the tools I needed to continue to develop as a musician and to build up my skills quickly. A loving, caring person, Mark cares about the whole student and I count the time spent with him as some of the best investment I've made in myself."
Adam
Took Organ lessons from Mark M.
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"She knows her stuff. Very skilled teacher. Chose the best for organ lessons."
william powell
Took Organ lessons from Barbara D.
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"I really enjoy my lessons with Stephanie. She is well organized and very patient. I find my lessons very enjoyable and look forward to accomplishing the tasks she sets for me.

Nancy"
Nancy Lease
Took Organ lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"Mr. Rossi is a great piano and organ instructor. I have been taking piano/organ lessons with him since September 2020 and feel that I have learned a lot since. I especially like his focus on analyzing musical pieces and sight-reading from their.

He is a very patient and kind teacher, and every weekly lesson finishes off on a positive note, pun intended. I would ultimately like to play some of Bach's wonderful organ solo pieces and I'm confident Mr. Rossi can get me there."
Juan Garcia
Took Organ lessons from James R.
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"Mike is extemely knowledgeable about chords and fingering, which is what I wanted."
Joanne
Took Organ lessons from Mike S.
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"Thank you for a fabulous first lesson! He can’t weit for next week"
Oliver
Took Organ lessons from Laurel S.
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"Great First lesson. A lot for me to work on - plus the followup material sent to me by Barbara will have me busy. All in all --- just what I have been looking for. Thanks, Barbara."
Don
Took Organ lessons from Barbara D.
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