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Aidan C.

14 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Guilford College Art Award from Guilford College Music Dept.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music from Guilford College
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Aidan C.

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Private Music Performance Teacher

Taught in conjunction with guitar lessons.

About Aidan

I have been playing guitar since I was 10 and loving music my whole life. I have been in numerous rock bands, the high-school jazz band, classical guitar duos, trios, chamber ensembles, and even played mandolin in a bluegrass band. I received my Bachelor of Music at Guilford College as a student of

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Christine D.
Aiden is a wonderful instructor. He taught my 8 year old son beginners guitar. He is a knowledgeable and skilled guitar player. He is patient, kind, and flexible. I am happy with the progress that my son has made with the lessons we've had so far. From knowing nothing at all, my son understands the basics of guitar playing and can play a tune comfortably. Thank you Aiden. We recommend him to those who have kids and are looking for a great instructor.
Ryan
Aiden has been a great guitar teacher and has helped me improve considerably over my first few months with him. I've spent the last 20 years sort of knowing how to play guitar, but I was self taught and never really could figure out how to progress beyond a few chords. Aiden has provided me with the structure I need to get continually better. He has been especially attentive and helpful at correcting and improving my technique. He's always willing to work on what I find interesting or come up with something to guide me. I also really appreciate his laid-back teaching style.
Iralda G.
An Excellent instructor! He has lot of patience specially with beginners. He is very knowledgeable in regards to music/ guitar.He is so kind to share his expertise with you.He is easy going and he show enthusiasm in what he does which invite you to keep going in you guitar journey.His studio is a peaceful, welcoming and inviting environment to play your guitar. He’s open in whatever music you feel comfortable to play with. He adapted to your needs and he knows how far you can go. He is an expert in what he does! You’re the best Aidan! I highly recommend him! Thank you so much for all your patience, enthusiasm and support!

Liz J.

12 Reviews
Sonoma, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BFA in Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts
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Liz J.

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What can often be the most important part of a performance? Stage presence! Liz teaches students how to be more comfortable on stage, and hold the attention of a crowd!

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!
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Peter D.

24 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: Not accepting at this time
  • Awarded Music Teacher of the Year from California Music Studios
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Peter D.

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Whether you are a vocalist, a pianist, or a singer-songwriter, I can help you take your expression and technique to the next level. I emphasize the concepts of "knowing your space" and then "owning your space" in order to help maximize the potential of the performer. I have coached hundreds of people over the last 6 years, and have worked as an Artist Developer/Music Producer for several artists.

About Peter

Whether piano, voice, songwriting/composition, music theory or music production, I bring all that I have learned and developed as a musician to the lesson in the interest of the student’s growth. Whether we work in classical, jazz, or pop, We focus on what will directly fit your individual goal

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Zora
Peter has a great rapport with our daughter and is "meeting" her where she is in her interests. She loves Lord of the Rings--they've started on music from Lord of the Rings!
Wick A.
Great instructor. Friendly, easy to understand, talented and can teach piano, theory, composition, etc.
Susan
My 10 year old son loves playing little riffs on the piano but really didn't want lessons for fear it would be too much like school. Peter has been awesome about tailoring the lessons so that my son can choose the Music he likes and move forward from his place of interest. Peter is a skilled and gifted pianist, and my son is totally inspired to keep playing and put in the work to improve.

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Spencer C.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Best Bluegrass Band from Westword
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Spencer C.

8 Reviews
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Online Music Performance Teacher

Fun and individualized lessons tailored to each student's skill level and interests performance

About Spencer

I am originally from Northeast Kansas, where I started playing guitar and studying music at the age of 9. While studying guitar, I had several influential teachers, including internationally renowned finger-style guitarist, Andy McKee, and University of Montana Professor of Music and Classical G

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Robert
Great lesson. Spencer not only has the knowledge, but also the patience of a great instructor.
Dave B.
Patient instructor. Good explanation of concepts.
Steven
After more than 30 years since I last picked up the banjo Spencer did a great job of getting me reacquainted with it in a easy going, yet effective way. Excited to continue down the path with him as my tour guide !
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Candid L. B.

68 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Bachelor in Composition from UFRJ - National School of Music - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Awarded Artist in International Residency from National Foundation of Arts (Brazil)
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Candid L. B.

68 Reviews
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Online Music Performance Teacher

This class is designed for preparing auditions, shows, recordings, performances in general. I'll coach you and play the piano to prepare your performance.

About Candid L.

International Musician, Expert and Scholar in Music Education, with modern methodologies to teach music (performance, creation, well-being) - in person in New York and ONLINE! TOP artistic training and experience, in high-quality studios in Times Square area, top equipment in class or ONLINE,

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Courtney
Candida is a very learned and talented vocal teacher. She has a vast amount of knowledge and is constantly expanding her understanding of vocal technique and pedagogy. This includes not just Western signing technique, but also an understanding of the importance of diverse and inclusive technique and de-colonizing classical singing technique.

Candida has identified the techniques I use when I sing and has suggested ways to improve while also constantly checking in to see how I want my voice to sound. She has been encouraging even during the times I lost motivation, and she has put so much work into our sessions. Candida created a personalized lesson plan with me to help keep my notes and progress organized. She has had to think of many different ways of presenting information to me when I have not understood how to use my voice in new ways, and she has never failed to find a way to explain how to create sound. Candida’s teaching does not simply focus on the voice but focuses on mental and physical wellness that is necessary in order to understand how to use the voice. I would recommend Candida to anyone.
Hai
Candida is a great instructor and has really helped me to develop and learn about my voice. She is very knowledgeable and gives me the right technique/tool/exercise and feedback that I need at each junction of my singing journey. My experience has been fun, interesting, enlightening and even surprising at times. I totally recommend her!
Bea
She is an excellent teacher and is able to create a different method based on student’s need.
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Veronica B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Awarded Best Teacher of 2015 from Private company
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Veronica B.

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Online Music Performance Teacher

I host a student recital every 6 months where you can perform on your instrument or sing . It helps you to overcome stage anxiety.

About Veronica

Hello, potential piano proteges'! **SALE**I am also offering a half-off sale on Skype online lessons now. You get a full one hour lesson for the same price as 30 minutes in-home lesson!... Being a piano protege as a child myself, I have been teaching piano, organ, and flute for over 25 years since,

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Natalie V.
Love Veronica. She’s very encouraging!! Absolutely loved my first lesson.
Amy R.
Veronica was patient while we figured out the logistics of distance learning and gave me homework to challenge me.
She is personable, and someone I would be friends with outside of the professional relationship we share.
Emaan B.
Veronica is such a sweetheart and my daughter had so much fun with her. She can't wait for her next class!

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Novato, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Novato is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Jessie is very pleasant and my daughter enjoyed her first class and looks forward to the next one!"
Anu
Took Music Performance lessons from Jessie M.
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"Wonderful All Around

Jill Good is an amazing music teacher for all ages and can connect with any student on both an intellectual and personal level. I work for Gradoux-Matt Rare Violins LLC and can absolutely assure that the first music teacher we recommend is Jill Good. I've seen her students' recitals and have been astonished at the progress each student shows from one performance to the next.
I started playing the violin at age 4 and while I have loved all my teachers, I still wish I had someone as brilliant as Jill instructing me. For any age, Jill Good is perfection."
Rose
Took Music Performance lessons from Jill G.
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"Anastasia is helping me prepare for a role in a German Operetta with spoken dialogue. She is assisting with the translation of the German libretto, pronunciation, and playing the score. She has been great to work with!"
Jennie
Took Music Performance lessons from Anastasia S.
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"George was knowledgeable and thorough. I believe he can help me improve my overall performance."
Ron
Took Music Performance lessons from George F. H.
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"Rachel is such a fun and knowledgeable teacher! Not only is she great at teaching trombone technique, but she is also extremely musical and well versed in the theory and history of many styles and eras of music. She's a very chill and laid-back teacher, but still makes sure that you as a student set goals for yourself and reach them. Definitely sign up for lessons with Rachel!"
Lizzi
Took Music Performance lessons from Rachel T.
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"Love Ron. Plus he really knows his stuff. Exactly what I was looking for."
Rosa Wright
Took Music Performance lessons from Ronald A.
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"Paul is a wonderful person and very competent. He does a great job and gives his best effort. I recommend him."
Alan
Took Music Performance lessons from Paul M.
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"Chau is absolutely amazing with my daughter! Learning notes can be challenging and she always finds a great way to help her understand and makes it fun. Also, a very clean and safe environment."
Amber
Took Music Performance lessons from Chau K.
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"Since I was in high school, I’ve always wanted to develop my skills as a piano player, drummer, or guitarist. I had a ways to go, and Greg was assigned to help me grow in our youth worship team. Out of the years I spent there, Greg was the best teacher I had! Hands on training, coherent instructions, and constructive feedback from our sessions were what made me into the musician I am today. Greg Campbell is the best!"
Christian
Took Music Performance lessons from Greg C.
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"My son takes beginning band with Nick. This group of very young players is learning how to hear a piece of music, break it down, play it together, and make it their own. Along the way, Mr. Nick teaches them theory, technique, and joy in playing music. Nick has the patience of a saint. His expertise is in guitar and banjo, but he knows his way around the whole band, and can teach rhythm and technique on a wide range of instruments. I highly recommend. Note, we’ve done lessons both on line and in person. Both were good."
Elizabeth
Took Music Performance lessons from Nick R.
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