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Kristen B.

15 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks German, French, Italian
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Kristen B.

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This is the focus of my vocal studio, and I began teaching in this style when I opened my voice studio in 2005. Curriculum will vary depending on your experience level with the subject and voice type. Technique is instructed from a variety of backgrounds, with basis in physiology of healthy voice production due to my combined background in classical vocal performance and voice therapy.

About Kristen

I want to dispel the myth that only a select few are "gifted" with beautiful voices. Singing is like a sport; it is a skill requiring refined muscular coordination, which anyone can improve with practice and focused instruction. My teaching experience encompasses students of all ages and abili

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Catheryn L.
I love Kristen!
She's so good at explaining the most confusing things about singing technique (which for a beginner is a lot). She's very patient and it's heartwarming when she gets excited about the times I do something right. I trust Kristen with my voice and I like how she encourages me to do hard but fun repertoire. Would definitely recommend!

P.S. Her voice is absolutely beautiful. You know you have a good teacher when she demonstrates something and you think, "I want to sound like that."
Ilja
A very good teacher for a beginner!
Ryan
Great first lesson. Broke everything down very nicely and got me excited to excel.
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Angelina Yuan-Fen H.

South San Francisco, CA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2018
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Angelina Yuan-Fen H.

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Angelina Yuan-Fen Ho, a native of Hsinchu, Taiwan, began playing the flute at ten. In 2010, she received her B.A. in music from UC Berkeley, where she studied with Isabelle Chapuis, Julie McKenzie, and Maria Tamburrino. As an M.M. candidate in Flute Performance at the University of Maryland, she was a student of William Montgomery from 2010 to late 2012. Before she could complete the degree, significant health issues arose that prevented Yuan-Fen from continuing her studies and necessitated a hiatus from playing the flute. In 2015, Yuan-Fen reached sufficient recovery and decided to play the flute again. She had been studying with Emily Skala since late 2015. Since Fall 2018, Yuan-Fen has been pursuing her M.M. degree at the San Francisco Conservatory as a student of Timothy Day.
Yuan-Fen received her basic ensemble training at the University of Maryland and she has acquired further training at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has attended summer festivals and master ...

About Angelina Yuan-Fen

Angelina Yuan-Fen Ho has been teaching private lessons since 2018 and is currently available to teach lessons at online due to current Covid-19 situation. Yuan-Fen began playing the flute at ten. In 2010, she received her B.A. in music from UC Berkeley, where she studied with Isabelle Chapuis,

Andria S.

1 Review
Concord, CA
Starting at $48
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Andria S.

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Specialty in beginning and intermediate piano students of all ages. With nearly 10 years of experience, I provide a specific curriculum for training in piano with an emphasis on proper technique to ensure quick, steady, and measurable improvement in my student’s piano playing ability. That said, each lesson is tailored to the needs of each student. Learning piano and music theory should be enjoyable; I teach it that way. We will also work on sight reading and performance prep!

I believe that music is the universal language and when learned properly and with care, it provides an important outlet for many students to more fully express themselves.

I have studied and performed piano and voice most of my life, and am currently studying. I have derived much enjoyment and gratification through those channels. My greatest joy, however, comes from teaching and being part of my students’ growth in their skill level and observing the expansion of their confidence through the ...

About Andria

I have had a career of playing piano and singing professionally for more than 15 years. I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from San Jose State University having had the distinction of studying voice with the late, great Irene Dalis, mezzo soprano. I travel to your home to teach piano

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Linda L.
Andria is a great teacher. She is very patient. Looking forward to the next lesson.

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Sheila M.

87 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Farsi
  • Teaches students 9 to 90
  • Teaching since 2003
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Sheila M.

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It is incredibly important for students to have a general understanding of music theory, regardless of their instrument. Music theory is the core of the music that we play and listen to, and it is a vital part of every student's music education. The purpose of music theory is to show students how music works, and for that reason, every music student should be exposed to it at some level.

Having started piano at the age of 7, I was taught music theory at a very beginning of my music education. I studied it throughout my childhood and into my collegiate years. I can teach this subject in detail and help the student develop a clear understanding of the music that they read and play.

About Sheila

My interest in music began at the age of seven when I began private instruction in classical piano, and by the age of ten, I began playing the flute. I received my Bachelor of Music with a degree in Music Education from the University of Redlands, where I studied flute with Sara Andon. There, I per

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Jacob M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music Tuba Performance from University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2008
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Jacob M.

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I am a professional tuba player in the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West. When teaching students, I teach the importance of fundamentals. This includes intonation, ear training, performance technique, and how to practice efficiently. I also believe that every student is different and brings with them various personalities, and inspires them to find their own voice, giving them confidence and developing a love for music.

About Jacob

Jacob Moore is a tubist with the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, Travis AFB, CA. He completed a Master of Music in tuba performance at the University of Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music with Timothy Northcut. In 2016, he earned a Performer's Certificate at Bard College Conservator

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Susan T.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Music from Temple University
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Susan T.

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I have been playing and teaching clarinet for 14 years. I use many different methods. The goal is to get a good sound and be able to play different styles of music.

About Susan

General music teacher middle school at Saint Andrew School. Teaching artist at “Play on Philly!”.Private Instrumental Music Teacher at Bonner & Prendergast Catholic High school. Women's Choir Director at St Jude Roman Catholic Church in Eddystone PA. Former Early preschool teacher at Chesterbrook A

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Edward A.
Miss Susan is a great teacher. I have a lot of fun in piano lessons.
Samira W.
I expected Percussion lessons where going to be on a complete drum set however NO Drums supposedly the snare was being repaired. Not even a drum pad was available but a book was used and an African drum. I think her forte is piano lessons. .Will be calling for a refund. Waste of time and gas!!!!
Alyssa T.
Susan was very nice and also very easy to understand. She was funny and incorporated jokes within the lesson and also shared some of her own experiences with the piano with me. Overall, it was a very good lesson and i cannot wait for the next one.

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Cooper
Took Piano lessons from Ruth R.
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"She was great. Taught me the fundamentals & told me what to work on, looking forward to knowing the fundamentals of singing with Stephanie"
Jordan
Took Singing lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"1000% Satisfied! Highly Recommend To Anyone!
Jerry is a very skilled pianist and phenomenal piano instructor! Don't let his reasonable rates fool you into thinking that the quality of his teaching is anything less than spectacular. He thoroughly enjoys teaching piano lessons and music theory in many genres to people of all ages, paces himself to assist in your level of understanding, and makes learning to play the piano fun.
My eight year old daughter got a keyboard for Christmas so I decided to get her piano lessons to accompany her new instrument. I began searching for a local piano teacher who was reasonably priced, yet, also experienced with teaching children, and I couldn't have found a better person to do so than Jerry S!
My child had been previously diagnosed with ADHD and ODD so she tends to be very distracted, rambunctious, inquisitive, and defiant at times, however, it's never seemed to phase Jerry at all. He was open minded and seemingly very understanding of her condition. He is very friendly, easy going individual who has always been extremely patient with my child, despite her occasional outbursts.
In conclusion, I honestly feel that we are truly fortunate (and blessed) to have found such an amazing piano instructor, for an affordable rate, who's patient and keeps the student engaged, while also making it a fun filled learning experience to play the piano!"
Kristin B.
Took Piano lessons from Jerry S.
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"Bethany is such an excellent teacher/tutor! She is so positive and encouraging to my daughter. She gives her good feedback and guidance to help my daughter achieve her goals. She makes learning fun and enjoyable. I am so glad we found Bethany. If you are looking for a 5 Star Instructor, look no further. Bethany is the best!"
Rose Dennis
Took Singing lessons from Bethany R.
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"I Googled "guitar teacher, Roseburg, OR" and low and behold, Sean showed up and boy I'm glad he did!!! Sean and I hit it off instantly and the things I wanted to get better at (finger picking, hammer(s) on and off, picking the notes within chords, etc.) Sean was completely versed in! Long story short... I couldn't be happier with Sean as a teacher and as a person he's totally cool as well! I recommend Sean unequivocally and if you want to start to play guitar or even get better as I do, Sean is your guy, no doubt about it!!!"
Cole
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Sean S.
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"Good teaching and kind."
Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"Tristan is a fantastic teacher!! Patient, informative, and easy to talk to. I never felt afraid to ask questions, and he made sure I understood all concepts before moving on. Can’t recommend enough!!"
Sam
Took Ableton lessons from Tristan C.
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Very cool and has immense patience for my 6 year old son. The right guitar teacher for my son who has questions nonstop."
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Took Guitar lessons from Lyle R.
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"My daughter has been taking piano lessons with Daniela for three years and we couldn’t ask for a better teacher! Daniela has high expectations of her students and helps them reach their potential. She is very patient, helping her students work through their difficulties. She clearly enjoys teaching, loves music and is very dedicated. I am always amazed at each recital by her students’ performance. Daniela is an excellent piano teacher and I recommend her whole-heatedly."
Elena
Took Piano lessons from Daniela K.
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"Edward was very patient with my son, who is just about to be 4 years old. It's a little early to be starting lessons, but his older brother is taking lessons, so why not include the little one too. My son walked out the door and said, "that was awesome!" He even practiced at home later that night."
Vincent
Took Piano lessons from Edward E.
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