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Annemarie W.

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San Jose, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish-Italian
  • Awarded Ethel Balbi Masters Scholarship from Soroptomist International
  • Teaching since 2001
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Annemarie W.

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Bel Canto Technique, proper breathing, projection of the voice, expression of the voice, posture, performance technique, vocal pedagogy, vocal anatomy.

About Annemarie

I am an excellent and very experienced musician and vocal/piano coach. I focus on technical skills, creative expression, theory, a beautiful sound, body mechanics and enhancing the joy and appreciation of Music. I have a Master of Arts degree in Music/Vocal Performance and a Master of Arts degree i

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Karen P.
Such a great music teacher! Annemarie is very knowledgable and patient. My daughter has learned so much from her.
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Victoria W.

12 Reviews
Saratoga, CA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded School Of Music Assistantship from Georgia State University
  • Music from Georgia State University
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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.

About Victoria

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 part

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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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Ahmad G.

219 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1992
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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 wit

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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.
Christine
Do you see all of these 5-star reviews? Read on and BELIEVE THEM. Ahmad is the best!
I am a total beginner and started taking lessons from Ahmad in the Fall of 2019.
I am amazed at how much I have learned already!
Not only is Ahmad patient and kind, but he is very thorough and knows his stuff. He was destined to be a musician/teacher...and we all are so blessed to have him around!
His teaching style is very organized and sequential and he explains things and gives examples so the concepts are easy to understand. He provides handouts during each lesson for you to take home and practice between sessions.
I will add more to this review as time progresses.
But for now, I just want to let all the beginners out there know that lessons from Ahmad are totally worth your time and money.
He makes learning fun and I look forward to our weekly sessions.
Ahmad is just a super cool dude.
Don't waste your time trying to learn through YouTube videos- you will spend most of your time scrolling through videos that don't teach you proper technique, form, terminology, timing, concept, etc.
If you are serious about learning how to play guitar, then Ahmad is for you!

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Mona S.

85 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Mona S.

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I have been playing the flute for over 15 years and am excited to teach students of all ages and abilities! I structure my lessons around the students’ goals, whether it is to play professionally or simply as a hobby. This allows students to progress at a comfortable rate and grants them freedom of repertoire choice, while still encouraging a strong foundation in fundamental skills (breathing, phrasing, technique, posture, music theory). Lessons also focus heavily on body awareness, so as to prevent common injuries.

The 15-minute lesson option is meant for students who wish to take recorder lessons as preparation for future flute-lessons. The 15-minute price is equivalent to a 30 minute recorder lesson.

About Mona

I'm an active flutist and Japanese enthusiast currently living in Boston, MA! I hold degrees in Flute Performance from New England Conservatory and the University of Washington, and recently completed my Fulbright year at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. I believe that learning music shou

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María J.
My niece was very happy with her first class! Mona is very patient and kind.
Olena
She gives me encouragement and ways to improve.
Olena
She teaches me flute and Japanese and she challenges me a lot so that I can progress.
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Jodi J.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music & Communications from Appalachian State University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jodi J.

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Experienced piano teacher offering customized lessons based on the needs of the student. My ultimate goal is to create a lifelong love of music through piano, whether that means Beethoven sonatas or broadway classics.

About Jodi

I am a pianist and music teacher located in the metro Atlanta area! I strive to make music fun and engaging for all students. Whether you are interested in pop styles, classical or ear training, I'm happy to help set up a custom plan and schedule to meet your goals. I offer in-office and in-home le

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Natalie
Jodi is working with my 15 year old beginner on trombone. She is very upbeat and positive in lessons. She explains things well, is very patient and knowledgeable on the instrument. Great teacher!
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Jan C.
After our first lesson my daughter is very excited and really enjoyed working with Jodi!
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Sarah F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Scholarship from Schwob School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sarah F.

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Professional Violinist who specializes in training and encouraging new musicians to learn the violin! Lessons are oriented around each individual student's goals with a foundation in classical training. Beginners are welcome and will begin with learning from either Essential Elements for Strings or through the Suzuki books in addition to other materials as needed.

About Sarah

Sarah F. is an active violinist who enjoys cultivating a love for music in students of all ages. --When not teaching, Sarah F. is performing in local venues and progressing her career forward also as an orchestral musician. She has performed with non-classical groups also, such as: Transiberi

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Hailey
She is a great violin teacher. I had my first class and have learned so much.
Brady S.
Since our child started taking lessons with Sarah, we've seen consistent improvement and growing enjoyment from playing the violin. Sarah was very accommodating with schedule changes and gave us plenty of notice if something came up on her end. Sarah gets the highest praise from our family! We will miss her.
Brady S.

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"I've been taking lessons for almost a year, and am still very happy with Jimmy's teaching technique and content. He continues to explain things clearly and lessons are still fun. He challenges but is not unreasonably demanding because he understands that there are other things going on in life."
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"Working with Taylor has been one of the best investments I have made for my personal development in the musical world. She has helped compose music for a play, has helped keep me calm when I feel like I am overwhelmed or overthinking my objectives and keeps me leveled. We have also worked on analyzing scores from classical to modern. I highly recommend her if not just for her knowledge/skills, but her great sense of humor as well (makes the lessons even more enjoyable). Thanks Taylor, you’re the best."
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Took Composition lessons from Taylor A.
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"Phillip was very prompt, professional and knowledgeable! Great first lesson!"
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"Very knowledgeable, patient, and interactive instruction."
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Took Piano lessons from Michelle V.
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"Her teaching was engaging, kind and enthusiastic. My daughter really enjoyed her first lesson and making it a fun experience is very important to us. Thank you."
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Took Clarinet lessons from Vivian L.
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"I've been taking drum lessons from Ray for about 3 years now. It's been a great experience, and I've learned so much from him. He makes sure to focus on what I specifically want to learn, which makes the lessons super fun. He's also knowledgable about all aspects of drumming, and he's really helpful whenever I have a question about anything. Without Ray, I never would have been able to come as far as I have these last few years."
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Took Drum lessons from Ray R.
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"Rich was happy after the first class and he started to wonder, would Kelvin be available to teach him a guitar lessons as well (we thought it is a great beginning) :)

Also, Kelvin immediately pointed out that the violin we have picked is too small for Rich, where other teacher didn't say anything about it. We changed the size and it helped a lot with holding violin and feeling more comfortable. Thank you !"
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Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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