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Christopher M.

Hayward, CA
Starting at $42
  • Awarded Outstanding Musicianship from Chabot College Jazz Festival
  • BM Jazz Studies from San Jose State University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Christopher M.

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I am able to adapt to every student in order to effectively communicate musical concepts and practice techniques no matter what level the student is at. All of this is essential in order for a student to find themselves through music.

About Christopher

Christopher Main is a guitarist/composer/educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Christopher earned a Bachelor of music degree in Jazz Studies from San Jose State University where he studied under some great local musicians such as Rick Vandivier, Aaron Lington, John Shifflett and Frank Sumar

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Elizabeth P.

9 Reviews
South San Francisco, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Italian
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Awarded Anna Marie Budde Award from Gettysburg College
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Elizabeth P.

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The Opera Voice Track focuses on opera and classical art song repertoire. You'll study songs in Italian, German, and French, as well as English. Your repertoire will reflect the evolution of classical music, with pieces spanning opera history -- Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern.

You will learn vocal technique to help you reach your singing goals! Some areas we may focus on include vowel shape, space, breath support, forward placement, register blending, muscle relaxation, and vocal anatomy.

My style of breath support focuses on mastery of the intercostal muscles, the muscles that expand and contract the ribs. By exercising these muscles, you can gain more control of your exhalation and breathe more efficiently!

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth P. is an operatic soprano and a private voice teacher. Raised in Pennsylvania by a family of accordionists, she resisted the family tradition and pursued her love of singing. She has since settled down in South San Francisco with her husband, John, and her cat, Bubby. Elizabeth teache

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Dominic L.
Elizabeth is excellent at detecting areas for improvement!
Katia
Elizabeth is patient, kind, and does an excellent job coming up with analogies and exercises for her students. She always remembered what I liked to sing and what worked best for me and was unfailingly encouraging and positive. Not only is she great at what she does, but she always managed to bring a smile to my face. She is more than a great teacher and singer, but also a great person and mentor.
Jenna B.
Jenna likes the lessons so much that she wants to go from a 30-minute Yo a 45-minute lesson!
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Arrica R.

12 Reviews
Oakland, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Arrica R.

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Getting the notes right is crucial. Your performance of those notes is equally as crucial. Our favorite performers have more than just the ability to perform notes though they connect with the work they are presenting and the audience they are presenting it to. I've been performing for over 25 years and would love to help you with your performance technique. We'll work on stance, delivery, emotional connection, and creative visualization to help you deliver your best possible performance. I also specialize in helping one overcome stage fright / performance anxiety. I can help you develop the tools necessary to find a relaxation state and that helps you reach your utmost performance potential.

About Arrica

I was born and raised in Los Angeles but I've just recently relocated to the Bay Area. I am a Professional Musician/Songwriter/Vocalist teaching songwriting, voice, and performance technique as well as a combination thereof. I began singing at a very young age for anyone who would listen (so my pa

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Van Barr Jr
Absolutely fantastic~
Callie L.
I learned so much from my lessons with Arrica! It was a great balance of learning the basics/ warmups I needed to build a better foundation -- and practicing and learning a song I wanted to focus on. Arrica was supportive, encouraging, and very helpful and specific in her feedback.
Jesse
Arrica has been a great instructor so far!

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Lauren M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded The Longy School of Music Performance Scholarship from Longy School of Music
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
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Lauren M.

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I have been teaching piano for ten years and I enjoy
working with beginners. I have also had my students
participate in recitals.

About Lauren

I am an accomplished musician who is dedicated with a love of music and desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. That passion shows in all I do! I currently teach private lessons in Massachusetts after school music programs as well as Derry, NH. I perform with t

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Linda
Lauren taught my son saxophone for 5 years, beginning with his very first lesson at age 9, and continuing throughout middle school. She was always very patient, reassuring, and encouraging. Lauren really helped to develop my son's love for music and playing the sax! She prepared him for middle school jazz band auditions, and helped with his jazz band music throughout those years. Lauren challenged him with new selections when his school band music became too easy, but always allowed him to work at a pace he found comfortable. Now in HS, he's very busy with all things band, so lesson time is limited for him, but we wouldn't hesitate to call Lauren again.
Scott and Marcia
Lauren has been giving my son saxophone lessons for over 4 years. She has been an excellent teacher always on time and available. He has progressed under her direction very well. Currently, she's teaching our daughter acoustic guitar and we've been very happy with her progress.
Maddy C.
We had a little trouble with our connection but Lauren is great and very patient. Hopefully we can get all the issues with the connection worked out and we are looking forward to the next class! I think it’s going to help my daughter a lot!

Izzy S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • K-12 Music Education from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 to 18
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Izzy S.

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Students and parents can expect an individualized curriculum, not dependent on a one particular book or method. Based around repertoire that the student chooses, I teach you all the necessary techniques to become a great saxophone player but through the music of your choice!
I offer virtual lessons through the video chat platform of your choice, so we can continue making music while social distancing!

About Izzy

Originally from Philadelphia, I am a 2018 graduate of world-renowned institution for contemporary music, Berklee College of Music, where I earned a degree in K-12 music education. A classically trained flutist, clarinetist, saxophonist, oboist and bassoonist, I have studied with instrumental virtuo

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Andrés O.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Advanced
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Andrés O.

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I have being a bass player for about 12 years, I have knowledge on music theory since I studied it for 5 years. I’ve got experience on performing on stages at a professional level as well as music composing and recording and skills. I am a musician certified by the Royal Academy Academy of music in London and as plus I happen to be a bilingual musician. Spanish: English

About Andrés

Hi, my name is Andres, I have been playing since I was 15 and I am 28 now, I started working in the music industry since I was 17, I know the different tricks, styles and techniques of bass guitar performance. I am a certified musician by the Royal Academy music of London. If you want to know ho

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"My first lesson with Carl was great. His location is good for teaching the instrument. His knowledge of saxophone and music theory is excellent and the majority surpasses my own. After a long period of not having lessons, I’ve discovered through Carl’s teaching that I have a lot of work to do to improve, and I even consider myself someplace between an amateur and a professional player."
David
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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Took Gospel Singing lessons from James H.
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Took Piano lessons from Beckie E.
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"Kimberly has been teaching my 11 y/o saxophone for 2 years. She is patient and fun. My daughter enjoys the instrument so much more."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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