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Jason Z.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jason Z.

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With over ten years’ experience playing drums/guitar and five experience performing as a professional musician, I offer a comprehensive curriculum covering foundational skills and basics as well as exploring the from kickstarting the initial creative process, to conceptualization and writing, to practicing, promoting, and performing. I offer a fun, approachable method.

About Jason

Beyond covering the basics, I offer a unique perspective of adapting flexibly to different music styles fundamentals to navigating the nuances of being a professional musician.

Mark B.

29 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
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Mark B.

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Many people want to be able to play their musical instrument by ear training. An important part of ear training is learning the intervals (musical distance) between notes you hear. This is something that got touched on when I was a music major in school & college. I taught myself intervals related to common songs I've heard. By applying this knowledge to the guitar, my fingers will automatically go to the right notes I am "hearing in my head" without really thinking about it...it bypasses my intellect. This can really help decide which position to play a certain musical phrase on a guitar, for example.

On an intermediate level, I can train your ear to tell the difference between major chords, minor chords & more complex chords. I can show you how to find the first note or chord of a song. Then you can learn how to tell what the next chords are in a song, based on its relationship with the first chord.
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About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. Now I am a bandleader and perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started taking guitar lessons

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The best
Amit Dubey
Mark is a great instructor. Chill dude and lots of fun to work with. Loads of musical knowledge, and a ton on handy tips. If you ask nicely, he'll even teach you to play the uke behind your back or with your teeth.
Serena C.
Mark is an awesome instructor who makes learning the ukulele fun. I feel like I've already learned so much in the 7 classes I've taken. He is patient, creative, and easy to learn from.

Lella L.

21 Reviews
San Bruno, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Mandarin, Chinese, English
  • Awarded Excellent Group Award from Chinese Society for Music Education
  • B.A. in Musicology and Piano Performance from Shandong Normal University School of Music
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Lella L.

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I am both patient and enthusiastic as a teacher. I love music, and enjoy the opportunity to share my love of the piano with my students. Once I have determined the student's level, I find music that will help them progress towards a higher level.

About Lella

I studied Musicology and Piano Performance at the Shandong Normal University School of Music, where I graduated with my BA in 2005. I taught music and established a band at a property management institute while a student there, and established my own practice after I graduated. I came to the United

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Successfully helped me to play difficult parts in piano pieces I had been challenged with.
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My boys loved it and can't wait until next week!
John M.
Great teacher. Started with the basics.

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Natalie L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Natalie L.

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I've played clarinet for 8 years and in high school was admitted to the Symphony Band via audition; I also performed in various small ensembles and received private lessons for 2-3 years.

About Natalie

After graduating high school at the top of my class, I got full funding for an economics degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where I was born. I was very busy in college--my extracurriculars included 2 semesters abroad (Spain, Singapore), writing an honors thesis, being a consultant t

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Steve R.
Natalie is very conscientious in her ESL tutoring services to my student-client. The student is reporting enjoying the learning process and feels Natalie is well prepared. Natalie's efforts to remain in communication with my as a third party is impressive!
Steve Rau
Competent, dependable tutor.
Kim
“Very helpful”

Julia J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelors in Music Education and Piano from California State University, Fresno
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 12; Female: 5 and up
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Julia J.

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I have been teaching piano lessons for 8 years and just recently completed my Bachelors degree in Music Education from California State University Fresno. I am passionate about bringing the joy of music to my students and love being able to customize lessons to fit each student’s goals and needs. I am currently teaching 30 students at the Steinway Piano Gallery of Fresno and I am excited to add more online students to my studio!

About Julia

Hello! My name is Miss Julia and I have been teaching piano for 8 years. I started playing piano at the age of 5 when my grandma (an amazing pianist herself) started teaching me. I fell in love with the instrument and continued to take lessons from different teachers. 8 years ago I started teachi

Cody W.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Arts Music Composition and Music Technology from California State University, San Bernardino
  • Teaching since 2012
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Cody W.

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I have arranged many compositions for concert band and orchestra and can show you how to place instruments in an arrangement depending on their range and flexibility with technique. I am currently arranging "Be Thou My Vision" for Concert Band. I have an in-depth knowledge of many instruments' capabilities and could teach you how to adapt them for an arrangement.

About Cody

With my two Bachelor's degrees in Music Composition and Technology, I began tutoring students in piano, voice, and composition as it was part of my training. I also have experience writing and editing essays, books, and more for several independent clients. I have experience writing my own books as

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Chaerin
Cody has been teaching piano to my son for at least 2 years. Justin really enjoys Cody and looks forward to lessons every week. Cody is good communicating with my son who has autism
Chaerin
Cody has been teaching piano to my son for at least 2 years. Justin really enjoys Cody and looks forward to lessons every week. He’s great with kids
Quinn
Best vocal teacher ever! Learned alot from him!

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"Peter has been a great instructor. He really knows his theory, practical applications, and is easy to work with. I've been taking lessons with him for about a year, and my playing has really gone to the next level by taking lessons with Peter. I had taken lessons from various instructors for years and haven't made as much progress as I have with a year with Peter. Highly, Highly recommended."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Peter B.
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Melody's an amazing teacher that works hard to help you reach your musical goals. And she's in a band, how awesome is that?! Just remember to sing as much as you can. I always run home to immediately apply what I had learned from the days session. Feel right at home with a highly qualified, super dedicated vocal magician haha! Honestly, you'll feel like it's magic when she helps you discover the voice in you."
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