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Ahmad G.

227 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Masters in Music & Audio Production from San Francisco State University
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Ahmad G.

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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 ...

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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. & M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with

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Lynn
Sorry but I'm using my wife's account to post this review...but SERIOUSLY 5 stars!!In just a few short months, Ahmad was able to systematically undo all my self-taught bad habits and incomplete YouTube tutorial learnings of the past and set me on the correct playing/learning path. A path I intend to stay on with Ahmad for a long time. I've "played" guitar for many years (on and off) and it wasn't until my wife gave me a 4-lesson gift certificate with Ahmad almost year ago that I REALLY started to learn the instrument I love. If you are contemplating starting your guitar journey, do not hesitate for a minute longer and contact Ahmad to get started.
He has a way of simplifying the concepts and providing the needed context to eliminate the "intimidation factor" of learning. Combined that with on-going encouragement, a plan customized to you and consistent positive reinforcement, Ahmad is able to maximize your enthusiasm and motivation for learning...I only wish that I would have started years earlier.
I'm having a blast, thanks to Ahmad!
Gregory
Ahmad is an excellent guitar teacher. He's a very experienced and dedicated teacher that will no doubt improve your level of play.

I recently relocated to Bay Area after happily taking guitar lessons in CT (where I went from absolute beginner to campfire strummer). So the bar was set high for finding a new teacher and, like you, I started reading numerous reviews. Every one of Ahmad's reviews were extremely positive from all levels of students. In addition, his experience (30+ years of teaching) and education (Guitar Institute) were top notch.

So I decided to take a lesson with Ahmad and couldn't be happier right now. From the first lesson Ahmad was able to quickly assess where my level of play was and jump right in. Ahmad focused on teaching good habits and guitar fundamentals, all while improving my timing.

He is very organized, and has thousands of handouts right at his fingertips (so no time is wasted writing down your lesson). He is very encouraging as you tackle new material, and also reads you well to know just the amount of new material that will appropriately challenge you. He will also create as many additional handouts as necessary to bring you to that next level.

And in a little over a year, Ahmad has indeed brought my guitar playing to a new level. His exercises made it fun to learn scales and the guitar fretboard, and I'm now able to identify keys and understand the intervals of a chord. So when improvising to a chord progression, this allows me to make the changes (ie playing the most melodic notes to transition from one chord to the next). Ahmad's teaching has also brought my rhythm and timing to a new level. I'm able to play more advanced rhythms with an even tighter timing. I'm quite pleased whenever I go back to an old song and see how much tighter the rhythm is now. I'm also very pleased how quickly I'm able to learn a new song or riff now (where some would have been too advanced for me only a year ago). His lessons will also improve your picking, ability to move up and down the guitar neck, hitting the desired strings and much more.

In addition, Ahmad if very nice and friendly, so it has been a pleasure to take lessons with him. I'm very excited to see where Ahmad takes my guitar playing as I continue lessons with him, and highly recommend him to anyone looking for a guitar teacher.
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.
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Rose M.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AA Liberal Arts from Ocean County College
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Rose M.

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Vibrant, upbeat teacher with 19 years of teaching experience. I teach all ages and abilities, specializing in early childhood, beginner, intermediate and early advanced. Every lesson includes theory practice with emphasis on note reading, technique, creativity and fun!

About Rose

Hello, I'm Miss Rose. I've been teaching since I was 14 years old. I started off as a junior piano teacher, working with school aged children, and have been teaching ever since. I love music! Life just wouldn't be as sweet without it. Teaching is a passion of mine which will show in my lessons. I am

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Ainsley M.
Rose is wonderful! Very outgoing, professional, easy to talk to and she really knows her stuff! Rose did a fantastic job making my 11 year old daughter feel comfortable with her as well as ascertaining where she was in terms of her piano playing abilities. I would absolutely recommend Rose as a most excellent piano instructor!
Georgia
Rose is my 2021 blessing! My granddaughter decided she wanted to play the violin. I bought her one and we looked for someone to teach her. After the first lesson I decided I too wanted to learn a musical instrument and decided that the piano would fit me. I asked about lessons and they introduced me to Rose. What a difference one person can make in your life. After only three lessons I am playing songs, with cords. I am amazed at myself and it’s all because Rose, she is a wonder teacher. I enjoy her teaching me and I learn so much in each lesson. She is wonderful. Thank you Rose for your patience with an older student. I look forward to each lesson and can not wait to see what I can play next.
Scott M.
Rose is a fun and experienced vocal and piano teacher.
She can teach from classical to rock, in English or Spanish.
Definitely worth it.
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Gio A.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Gio A.

25 Reviews
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I studied music and piano at the University of Central Florida. My main focus there was classical and jazz guitar, but I also had to demonstrate my proficiency in piano. I've been playing and teaching piano for six years since then. I've worked with young children, teenagers, and even adults, so I'm happy to work with new students, novice to intermediate, of any age.

Lessons are built on a foundation of reading music notation and basic harmonic theory. We learn everything from from Bach to Beethoven and beyond! I'm happy to recommend books for beginners, depending on the age and skill level of the student.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wha

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Brittany D.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks english
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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Brittany D.

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I have been playing piano since I was 6 years old! I love to work with beginner students and give them the tools to be a great piano musician. It's also very energizing for me to work with intermediate students to hone your skills. I focus on proper technique, basic music theory, and a wide variety of repetoire, all while having fun together! I cant wait to help you learn to play.

I typically begin students on traditional method books, and then move to more classical repetoire, supplementing with pieces or genres that the student has interest in!

Typical lessons will include warm ups (scales, arpeggios, other techniques to warm up the fingers), working on repetoire (may include folk songs, broadway/disney, pop, classical, sacred), music theory (note and rest values, key and time signatures, interval recognition, ear training, note recognition, etc.)

Materials that students will need are a piano/keyboard of their own, two lesson/recital books recommended by me, and a theory ...

About Brittany

Brittany is an accomplished pianist with much experience in performing. Brittany is available for beginner and intermediate student piano lessons. She has been playing piano since the age of 6, and has received 2 years of formal training at the collegiate level. Brittany focuses on having fun, all

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Stephanie
Brittany is great!! My son loves having her as his piano teacher. She’s very friendly, patient and encouraging.
Malathi R.
wow.... nice teaching
Rosie
Brittany works patiently, yet challenges my daughter to perfect her skills. She gives encouragement during the lessons. I usually clean my kitchen during lessons, but I'm able to hear the lesson being taught. I can hear the smile in Brittany's voice when my daughter learns to do something new.
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Cody W.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Bachelors of Arts Music Composition and Music Technology from California State University, San Bernardino
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Cody W.

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I have played a wide variety of repertoire in classical piano from Bach, to Beethoven to Frederic Kuhlau in recitals in the past six years. I also write music in classical piano and can help students mainly with technique and expressiveness when playing.

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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Timothy S.

42 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Timothy S.

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A comprehensive education in piano and general music, accommodating the specific needs of each individual student.

About Timothy

Timothy S. is a lifelong musician and dedicated teacher who is passionate about sharing his love of music with others. He began his piano studies at age 8. Beginning in high school, he received lessons from a master teacher, who inspired Timothy not only with his ability to convey the technical side

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Ann
He is very patient with children and creates a friendly and inspiring enviroment. My kids have been learned alot during last 6 months. They enjoy the lessons and so look forward to class each week. Thank you Mr. Tim for coming to us and all you done for my kids.
Camilla
Mr. Tim has been a great piano teacher. We started without any piano experience at all and Tim has inspired our whole family to play the piano. Our son, 10 years old, has ADHD and he’s autistic and loves his piano lessons! Would highly recommend!!
Emersyn & Madisyn A.
Very patient and reassuring to the kids when they get it wrong.

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"Ruth is one of the most talented instructors I have ever had the privilege to learn under. As a young adult, I have been through a handful of classical piano teachers, and it's easy to say that Ruth is the best. If your want a musical instructor who is not only extremely knowledgeable, but also patient and kind, then Ruth is your person!"
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"When I began taking piano lessons with Ruth, I had some elementary experience playing instruments years ago. I am an older adult student and although I hesitated initially to start learning again, I am very happy that I did start taking piano with Ruth. She understands exactly my strong and weak points and suggests better ways for me to practice. She is patient, tactful and encouraging and helps me working on my technique. I've been enjoying my classes with Ruth immensely. And I've been enjoying listening to her playing as well. Any time, at the end of our class, I ask her to play a different piece for me, she does it beautifully. I can highly recommend Ruth for children and adults alike."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Ruth F.
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"Ryan did a great job fitting exercises to my skill level. Very friendly and super knowledgeable. I am looking forward to learning more from him."
Sasha K.
Took Classical Piano lessons from JunZhao(Ryan) D.
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"Kessa is a very professional and talented piano teacher. My son loves going to lessons and we love hearing him practice such pretty music. We're impressed with Kessa's ability to explain confusing concepts and to encourage my son when he is having a tough time. She's done so well with transitioning to Zoom lessons during the pandemic and we love being able to have lessons from home."
Marissa
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kessa M.
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"DAVID IS A VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND PATIENT TEACHER."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Uncle Dave T.
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"Patient and supportive. I feel I could learn to play any composition with her tutelage."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Vashti G.
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"I had an amazing time learning from this teacher, he has so many degrees and knows about so much! i am in my thirties and wanted to learn more classical piano but he is so patient with children it is incredible! I will tell all my mom friends to bring their kids!"
Sara Angeloff
Took Classical Piano lessons from Ivan S.
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"Niki has been teaching our son for a year since he was 6. He has learned so much in the last year- she does a great job of starting with the basics- sight reading, music theory, fingering. Her quiet way keeps him calm but also pushes him to learn. Most of all, he really enjoys the piano and looks forward to lessons!"
Kate
Took Classical Piano lessons from Niki S.
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"So far Karen has been great."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Karen A M.
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