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Nicholas M.

18 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nicholas M.

18 Reviews
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Private Classical Piano Teacher

Piano Lessons may include the following...

+ Piano warm-up exercises
+ Technique and style development
+ Selected songs to practice
+ A recorded copy of the lesson to review and practice with.

As a private instructor, Nicholas seeks to develop students of his own to build excellent technique that they may become confident and comfortable pianists in any style they desire.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Piano Keyboard with Music Stand.
Piano and Vocal Song Books
Lesson Recording Device

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide a selection of music books to read from, a piano keyboard if the student does not have one, and a lesson recording device. Students may provide any music they wish to work on.

About Nicholas

Nicholas M. is available to give voice and piano lessons in-home and in-studio. What to expect in a voice lesson: Vocal warm-ups Technique and style development Selected songs to practice You may record the lessons with your own phone, microphone, etc. As a private instructor, Nicholas

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Keith J.
Great first lesson.
Sempi
He is friendly, knowledgeable about music, and my son says he is good with kids.
Guan Q.
experienced teacher for singing. And he is very patient and nice.
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Ahmad G.

221 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Masters in Music & Audio Production from San Francisco State University
  • Teaching since 1992
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Ahmad G.

221 Reviews
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Private Classical Piano Teacher

Online lessons through video, Skype or Zoom. Or private 1-on-1 piano lessons at my sanitized private Studio in San Jose. Ranked Best Music Lessons in San Jose Bay Area!

I have toured around the world with bands such as Guns N Roses, Dokken, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt and Metallica. I have studio experience. Over 20+ experience in teaching, touring and recording. I specialize in rock, metal, blues, acoustic, classical and pop music. I can teach beginners how to start correctly yet learn fast from techniques I developed myself and learned from piano masters. I can also teach advanced techniques, artist development, live and gear consultation.

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Teaches students: Ages 3+
Teaching since: 1992
I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself 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 and performed ...

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 wit

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Ben
I have been meaning to write this review for a while. I have been coming to Ahmad for lessons for about 6 months. I have tried on two occasions to learn guitar from other instructors but quickly became frustrated and gave up. My time with Ahmad has been a completely different experience. He is a fantastic instructor and he focuses on building the fundamentals. Using a foreign language as an analogy, my other instructors started by just teaching me how to pronounce different phrases, without teaching what the individual words meant or how to modify the sentences. Ahmad starts by teaching the vocabulary and how to construct any sentence you want. He is very patient, sends you home with excellent lessons to practice, and once you get to the point where you simply need time to improve technique before you can advance any further, he switches to teaching basic music theory, so that you can continue to learn while you wait for your hands to catch up with your brain.

If you want to spend the least amount of money on guitar lessons, I would encourage you to go learn from some college kid, as you will spend $80 on one or two lessons and then just give up. If you want to actually learn how to play guitar, come see Ahmad.
Tim
I have been working with Ahmad for over a year now. I spent some time trying to learn guitar myself, from books and from online teachers, but was never able to make any real progress until I met Ahmad. Immediately he was able to move me in the right direction through 1 on 1 tutoring and by providing me with the right materials to build my confidence and skills. As a person with a family and somewhat demanding job it's always tough to find the time to work on guitar practice, but Ahmad works with me and paces everything well to build my skills while keeping it fun and challenging. It's always a delight to join Ahmad for lessons - his studio is convenient (with easy free street parking) and comfortable with nice natural light.
I can't recommend Ahmad highly enough - He's an absolute pleasure to work with. He's friendly, considerate, and an amazing guitar teacher. Since starting guitar lessons with Ahmad my playing has risen to a new level and my enjoyment of guitar in general his increased exponentially. I find myself always looking forward to my lessons!
Ivan
Ahmad brought my playing to a new level in a very short period of time. I had been stuck and not making much progress with my improvisational skills for the better part of a year when I first started lessons with him. I was impressed by his ability to quickly analyze my playing and knowledge and suggest some focus areas. After working on various intervals, I began to feel a magnetic pull in my fingers when playing. The intervals enabled me to make the connection between the licks and lines in my head and the physical fret board on the fly during improvisational sessions.

Ahmad is extremely organized. He has folders full of exercises for every topic imaginable. His exercises are clearly written with specifics on how to effectively practice them, and they progress in an incremental and logical fashion. This level of organization allows you to get the most out of your time with Ahmad. He can quickly retrieve exercises for a topic, without having to stop and think, or waste time on transcription.

I have a demanding schedule which only allows me time for lessons once a month. Even at such a low frequency, I leave every lesson with more than enough material to keep me busy. Ahmad has been very flexible working with me and changes that arise in my schedule. On top of all of this, Ahmad is a genuinely pleasant person to spend time with and I really look forward to our time together. For me, I was an intermediate player looking to get to the next step. But I'm confident that Ahmad could accelerate anyone's playing at any level.

Kimberly Z.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kimberly Z.

11 Reviews
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Private Classical Piano Teacher

Students can expect a fun and educational lesson. You will not only learn how to read music and play piano but you will also be learning music theory and piano technique.

About Kimberly

I have been playing Piano for 20 years and have studied music at the college level. I have been teaching private lessons to students of all ages and abilities since 2012. I received my Bachelor of Arts from Slippery Rock University in 2016. While my full time career is no longer music, it is a pass

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Joyce J.
Peter D.
We had the best experience having Kim teach our 2 kids piano. She is very professional, knowledgeable and very good with kids. We look forward continuing our lessons. Thank you Kim you are the best!
Joshua S.
Lesson went smoothly. Kimberley was very patient with Joshua.

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Ben R.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors's Degree from Hanover College
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ben R.

9 Reviews
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I've taught piano to beginner and intermediate students since 2012. I have a background in classical theory and composition, which always informs my teaching approach. I believe in balancing technical prowess with understanding.

About Ben

Hi, I'm a lifelong musician and educator with 20+ years of experience writing, recording, performing and improvising across multiple instruments and genres. After years of teaching music on the side, I left my day job as a college history professor in 2018 to devote myself full time to building a c

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Peng D.
I'm a new learner in guitar, I barely read notes. Ben is very patient on me. The learning process is dense but smooth. Ben let me feel I can achieve my goal in near future. Thanks!
Sandra S.
Ben has character attributes one would like to find in a teacher, knowledge, patience and presence! Looking forward to our next lesson. Thanks Ben!
Aena
Fantastic, patient and kind ukelele instructor. I recommend Ben without reservation.
Thanks Ben!
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Sarah H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 14; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sarah H.

7 Reviews
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I place high emphasis on music literacy and take time to help my students reach fluency when it comes to both reading and writing music. Every lesson, part of the time is spent focused on music theory to build understanding of not just piano but music itself.

About Sarah

With 8 years of teaching experience under my belt, I have a teaching technique perfect for every learning style. I will teach you, not just individual songs, but how to truly embrace music from any style with focus on reading and understanding sheet music. If you’re new to music and want to try an

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Zoe
Excellent teacher! Extremely patient and kind.
Ameer
Sarah was very patient with me. She adapted to my level quickly. I took 5 lessons with her and felt I learned a lot in a short period of time. I was able to play beginner’s songs. She helped me to read music. She was also very professional. I highly recommend Sarah!
Tara
I’ve had a great experience with Sarah. She’s very very patient and understanding when it comes to the lessons. And she is also super talented and she makes it easy and fun!! :-)
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Karen D.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

33 Reviews
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Classical Piano:
With my piano teaching method you will be able to play any style you want as the basic techniques and reading skills are acquired.
We start with very simple pieces and as the student advances there are endless, beautiful songs to learn, enjoy and perform for others.

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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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.
Anthony F.
Karen is very patient & caring while teaching.

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Average Cost of Classical Piano Lessons in Milpitas, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Milpitas is $82. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Sarah is an excellent teacher. She made sure to get to know us before beginning. She made us feel super comfortable. She was also very thorough at seeing what level the student was at. Great experience and the other lessons have been great as well."
Amy Rundle
Took Classical Piano lessons from Sarah D.
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"I was recommended to take lessons with Anahit Sevoyan from a colleague and from the first class I understood why he was so excited and confident about her as a professional instructor. She is a wonderful pianist and when taking lessons, one must have someone to look up to. I went from being a mediocre, hopeless amateur to seeing significant change in my technique and have to admit, for the first time I am confident in pursuing music professionally. Aside from her ability to teach and deliver the material, she is pleasant, punctual and very kind. She knows the repertoire and different musical styles, gives me and other students insight into teaching as well as performing. She truly brings out the best in her students. I highly recommend her to anyone who is serious about learning to play the piano and especially, thinking of pursuing it as a career."
Wilhelm
Took Classical Piano lessons from Anahit S.
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"My son just had his first session with Holly and she was remarkable. We are very happy with the lesson and look forward to many more!"
Dillan
Took Classical Piano lessons from Holly D.
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"Karen was so nice and welcoming. She made my daughter feel very comfortable and she was very easy going and patient. We truly enjoyed meeting her and my daughter enjoyed her first lesson."
Megan
Took Classical Piano lessons from Karen D.
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"She is very patient, kind and understanding, and you learn a lot very quickly.
I went from knowing nothing to playing small songs in 2 lessons!!"
Hannah
Took Classical Piano lessons from Sharon Y.
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"Fawn has improved my playing from intermediate to what I boldly claim to be almost expert! She brushed up my technique and instilled in me a solid practice routine, which is one of the real secrets to becoming a good player! I love playing piano, Fawn makes it all joy, even the hard work!"
Conrad
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Michael is a great teacher! I studied with him while he was teaching at Yale. He is a very attentive and careful instructor and generous with his time. He has a profound understanding of music and is very competent also in technical aspects of practicing. I absolutely recommend him!"
Elisa
Took Classical Piano lessons from Michael N.
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"Matt is an amazing instructor. I highly recommend him."
Gabriel
Took Classical Piano lessons from Matthew N.
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"Alena is the excellent pianist, perfect teacher, and good person. I recommend her as a valuable professional."
Juliia
Took Classical Piano lessons from Alena K.
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"I love my weekly lessons with Yunhee. She is so encouraging and understanding, even when I get frustrated or make mistakes. She also has a sense of humor. I have learned so much piano in only a few short weeks! I would recommend her lessons to anyone who wants to learn piano and have fun :)"
Hayley
Took Classical Piano lessons from Yunhee K.
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