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Peter C.

Livermore, CA
Starting at $32
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Peter C.

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Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to ...

About Peter

I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

Mark B.

26 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
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Mark B.

26 Reviews
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I custom build a lesson plan for each individual student's needs and goals.

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. I now perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started playing guitar at age 9, and recorded 2 si

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Tomas
Best instructor ever
Scott F.
great slide lesson today - really patient and effective teaching - breaking the song down and getting into technique - thank you Mark!!
Richard D.
Great instructor, gave me tips that immediately improved my playing.

Judy E.

3 Reviews
Los Gatos, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • MSW Social Work from San Jose State University
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Judy E.

3 Reviews
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I have taught piano off and on since I was a teenager and consecutively for the past five years. I enjoy children ages 5 and up, beginners and intermediates, and beginning adults. I choose the curriculum according to the student's age, ability, learning style and choice. My primary goal is for the students to have a positive experience with piano and to look forward to coming each week so that they will want to continue piano or another instrument in the future. I have a lot of incentives for the students and experience much success in this area. I charge very low fees as some clients are unsure of their ability to learn at first. I am very flexible, patient and non-judgmental, and I love what I do.

I live on the west side of the valley and teach in my home. It is a warm, open, family-oriented environment and I welcome siblings to come and play with toys or read while the other is in the lesson. We have a recital at the end of the school year, held in my home.

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About Judy

I have taught many different kinds of subjects, eg., piano, ESL, Drug and Alcohol Education, and foster care parenting, in the past. Mostly, though, I have taught piano and ESL, my first and greatest loves, starting in the 70's and 80's. I develop special relationships with all of my students,

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Jaclyn B.
Great first lesson, really excited to continue learning from Judy!
Tracey Q.
Judy had my son up and playing in no time. She was great about setting a pace that will keep him challenged and confident simultaneously. He loves his lessons and looks forward to learning more. My youngest, after observing a class, has decided he would like to play too!
Andy Z.
Judy E did good job for her first class. Both Andy and Jody like her. They are looking forward to the next class,

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Monika J.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Monika J.

27 Reviews
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Students will learn voice techniques through traditional and unconventional ways from games to vocal exercises. I have a degree in music and will also teach music history. Students will learn from different genres of music to expand their music repertoire. I offer lessons to students who want to be professional singers or singers who just have a passion for singing.

About Monika

My passion for music goes beyond the technical aspect, but rather the personal experience, and the personal connection. Music takes listeners on a journey through its melody. That is what I try to instill in my students. I have a background in opera and gospel singing, as well as a degree in mus

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Sonia
I've been with Monika over a year now. I've learned so much from her. She is an awesome teacher. Very patient and caring and is always building her knowledge and passing it on. She makes you feel so comfortable. I've always been afraid of singing in public but with her guidance and confidence building I was able to get up on a stage not once but twice and look forward to the next time. You can't go wrong with Monika as your coach. I would recommend her to anyone.
Lewis
Seems like a good match for me.
Dayna
I enjoyed my first lesson it was very informational and I was very comfortable environment .I would recomend to anyone
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Lonze R.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
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Lonze R.

43 Reviews
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I'll start by saying that music theory is a language that helps you play more effectively with ensembles and writing music of your own. Its very important that u learn your theory to become a great music performer and song writer. I will start with the basics of music and we will go on to learn more complex material so you will be on your way to musical freedom.

About Lonze

Hello, my name Is Lonze. I can't wait to meet you and start fun, professional, and rewarding private lessons. I have been teaching for 7 years and I absolutely love it. Every lesson is as rewarding for me as I hope it is for my students. Observing the progression of my students is one of the most f

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Jose J.
Great first lesson - very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to following his guidance/instructions and put forth the effort into playing my tenor as I’ve dreamed of one day.
Matthew
My son loves learning with Lonze! He's engaging and inspiring and knows how to get keep his attention. Definitely recommend.
Sarah
Lonze is a great teacher and my son has come far. Very patient and encouraging.
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James V.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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James V.

8 Reviews
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The guitar can be an intimidating instrument for the beginner and an ever-expanding maze for the seasoned player. I want you to think about every time you practice as an adventure into a brave new world, navigating your way through chords, scales, and music theory concepts, your world of music will expand.

My teaching method is guaranteed to get you playing the guitar and having fun in no time! I’ve created a step by step program that is tailored to each individual student. Whether you're a beginner who doesn't know where to start or have been playing for years and finally want to take your playing to the next level, I accept students at any level.

I'll give you all the tools you need to succeed including jam tracks, chord & scale diagrams, and tablature. With my course you will learn the notes on the guitar, chords, scales, strumming and picking techniques, music theory, sight-reading, ear training, modes, arpeggios, sweep picking, tapping, finger-style techniques, hybrid ...

About James

James is a professional guitarist with over 10 years of experience performing and teaching. He plays and teaches many genres of music including Rock, Metal, Blues, Jazz, Country, Funk, R&B, Classical and Modern Fingerstyle. Like any artist, he aims to work with many other musicians and teachers

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Michael
One of the best in the business, and don't take that lightly. Very easy to work with and he has a humble attitude collaborating with Grammy winners to local artists. 100% recommended.
Tommy
James Is a Great and truly talented instructor. His extensive knowledge of music theory, teaching techniques and patience made learning guitar a breeze. Every time we scheduled a lesson, James was there at least 10-mins early without fail. I would highly recommend taking lessons from him.
Chris
He is a great teacher. Very thorough, very comprehensive and easy to understand. He is very patient with new beginners and willing to adapt to each persons learning preferences.

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"Kristina was wonderful.
My grand daughter loved the tine she had there and is excited about returning. She learned so much in a short time."
Allen
Took Singing lessons from Kristina M.
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"The teacher is very knowledgeable. Very impressive on my first meeting."
Ariana
Took Singing lessons from Rebecca K.
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"I am so glad that I had the privilege of meeting Cosima and having her as my singing instructor. Singing is something that I always loved and still do, so I was nervous to show my flaws, but Cosima was always very encouraging. She listened carefully and always tried to find a way to help me reach what ever goal we were working on. Even though I had so much trouble with my voice she never gave up on me, she always tried to figure out different exercises that would help me out. She always asked what she could do better as an instructor to help me reach my goal. One thing I loved receiving were my lesson notes, because I could look over them and remind myself on what I needed to work on. She is extremely understanding! And very patient! I miss my lessons with her! She is the most wonderful, down to earth person and is great at what she does!"
Gabriela
Took Singing lessons from Cosima Y.
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"Donnie is super nice and worked with us despite a lot of technical difficulties. Even after just one lesson my daughter feels excited to learn more!"
Edie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"He is very talented and patient.
My 7 year old love taking piano lessons from him."
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Took Piano lessons from Tim K.
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"Mr Yakov is very pleasant, patient and professional. He makes learning fun. One of my daughters is very shy and particular. I was concerned for her first violin. But she ended up loving the lesson and the instructor. We did some lessons online and at his studio. During the online lesson, the connection with our internet was horrible. He could hear her playing but she couldn't hear him. Yet, patiently, he got creative and taught the lesson with my daughter through chat. The environment of the studio is comfortable. You can tell he's passionate about what he does. That left me with a great impression of him. We look forward to more lessons with him for as long as we can.
Thanks Mr Yakov!!!"
Yoella & Malkiya
Took Piano lessons from Yakov D.
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"Eric is the real deal as a guitar teacher. I personally play the guitar myself, but as any parent knows when it comes to teaching your own child there is going to be some resistance no matter what! Lol. Eric is very well educated in music and has the rapport to teach beginners as well as advanced students. My son looks forward to his time with Eric and considers him a friend as well! In closing, if your looking for an instructor that has a solid music background that can channel that knowledge into your child or self, look no further!"
Ben
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Eric B.
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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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"Great person, can't wait to have the next lesson"
Christopher
Took Piano lessons from Allen P.
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"My 7-year-old daughter has her piano lesson with Jennifer for 14 months. Jennifer is a great piano teacher. My daughter has learned a lot from her and really enjoyed playing piano."
Yan
Took Piano lessons from Jennifer G.
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