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Maggie P.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, Polish, French, English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 14; Female: 5 and up
  • Masters in Arts from San Francisco conservatory of music
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Maggie P.

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Thank you for choosing my profile. My name is Maggie and I am a Polish/ Ukrainian/Belgian pianist. I come from family of musicians and painters and as long as I remember I play the piano, harpsichord, sing and compose. My parents own a piano school in Europe so thanks to that I started teaching already 15 years ago. Since then I have been teaching my own piano and voice students in the Bay area. I can teach beginners, medium level and advanced students of all ages but I also can prepare you for concerts or competitions if needed. My pupils perform at least twice a year. A little about myself: I have three Master Degrees in music from universities in Europe and USA . I speak English, French, Russian and Polish. I hope you will have fun learning music with me! Please write a quick intro about yourself and what would you like to learn this year. Thank you!

About Maggie

Hello Students! Let me know what is your goal in learning piano and which pieces you would like to learn. I hope I can do my best to instruct you and make the learning process pleasant and efficient. See you soon!

Chris B.

Alameda, CA
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Chris B.

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I am currently only accepting students taking lessons every week. I will help you learn how to make beautiful music with your acoustic guitar! I focus on proper technique and will have you playing your first song by the end of your first lesson.

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All of these experiences make her a well rounded and versatile performer and teacher. For her students, she can help them find their unique voice and style,

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Nicholas M.

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San Jose, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
  • AA Degree in Music from West Valley College
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Nicholas M.

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Learn the skills to perform alongside and take musical and body cues from a partner. Reduce your dependence on reading from your score or watching your own hand fingerings, etc.

About Nicholas

Nicholas M. is available to give voice and piano lessons in-home and in-studio. What to expect in a voice lesson: Vocal warm-ups Technique and style development Selected songs to practice You may record the lessons with your own phone, microphone, etc. As a private instructor, Nicholas

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Guan Q.
experienced teacher for singing. And he is very patient and nice.
Ashok
Nicholas has been teaching my daughter vocal lessons for about 11 months and he’s fantastic!

She’s improved so much in 10 months! He’s awesome and delivers results! My daughter enjoys her lessons with him and she’s just 9 years old and has developed so much due to his mentor ship. My daughter also has an aptitude for singing and tends to catch on to his instructions quickly.
ZHIBO Z.
Nicholas is a really patient teacher in the first class.

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Carly A.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Korean, Japanese
  • B.A. Music and Spanish from George Mason University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Carly A.

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I have a Bachelor's Degree in music and a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. I have more than 9 years of experience teaching students music as a private instructor. I want to provide you with a supportive environment where you can learn and reach your potential just like I have done in the past with former students. I believe this is crucial in order for learning to happen.

Let's work hard together to improve!

About Carly

Hello! Hola! My name is Carly and I am a Spanish, ESL and Flute teacher who has taught in private and public schools so I'm familiar with the curriculum that is offered there. I gained my first classroom teaching experience when I lived abroad in South Korea and taught English. I transferred all

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James V.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
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James V.

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I have been playing piano for 40 plus years and have taught many different age groups. I like to teach students to read music and play various types of chords, scales and progressions. I also teach students to play by ear and learn to improvise. I will keep lessons fun, engaging, interesting and challenging.

Listed below are some of the teaching books that I use.

WP201 - Bastien Piano Basics - Piano Level 1

WP202 - Bastien Piano Basics - Piano - Level 2

WP203 - Bastien Piano Basics - Piano Level 3

Alfred's Basic Adult All-in-One Course: Lesson, Theory, Technic (Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course)

Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course: Lesson Book, Level One

Alfred's Basic Adult All-in-One Course, Book 2: Learn How to Play
Piano with Lessons, Theory, and Solos (Alfred's Basic

About James

I am a bilingual singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist. I studied at Louisiana State University and graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. I also studied voice and music theory in the LSU School of Music. With over 25 years of teaching experience, music and languages ha

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Taylor P.
James is an awesome teacher, very friendly, patient, and knowledgeable, highly recommend him!
Marc dich
Well I have known James for as long as I can think of his name and I can tell you this he is the best person he knows how to play piano and he can teach anybody anything about piano if there’s somebody want to have teaching your child or you as a person this will be the guy I would go to I wish I had you done it long time ago when I first got to know James normally will see a great friend he is still a good friend well there’s not much I can say or there’s too much I could say book your deal today and get with James and you’ll learn how to play
Karen
James is an amazing teacher! My son has taken piano lessons from him for several years. James not only taught lessons and theory, he helped my son prepare “Prelude in C Major” by Bach for a school talent show. They also worked on Erik Satie’s “Gymnopedie”. One year, James helped him prepare a song to sing at a talent show and even came to the show and accompanied him on piano. My son has written songs that James has helped him refine. When my son showed up with a ukulele, James was able to teach him how to play it as well. We love James!
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David E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded Ibanez Solo Competition 2017 from Ibanez
  • Guitar performance from Musician's Institute
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David E.

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Everyone learns differently and I try to make each lesson fit their needs. I find what goals you have and make a lesson plan specific to you. I have 10+ years of experience teaching ages 5-80. I have learned that no student is alike. At the end of the lesson I want everyone to have fun while learning.

About David

I stated playing guitar when I was 8yrs old. By the time I was 15 I was playing in band s and local venues in Phoenix. When I was 18 I relocated to L.A. and attended Musician's Institute in Hollywood CA. I performed and recorded for many artist while living out there. Ranging from up and coming art

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"My name is Maryanne Dymond Fiorentino. I started taking lessons with Melissa a few weeks ago. I have to say she is a very good voice instructor. She is kind, patient, and always wanting to help keep improving my craft. She pays close to eye on any mistakes and loves what she does she is very knowledgable and easy to talk to about anything regarding the voice singing and repertoire. I would like to say I give a 1 star to the take lessons online site Melissa and I have been working together on skype which is a zillion times better in being able to communicate."
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"It was an amazing first singing lesson!! Udell is an excellent teacher. I can't wait for the next lesson. I learned so much in one lesson it was unbelievable. It is going to be a journey that I look forward to. I believe in time I will reach my goal of being able to sing Praises "in tune" for the Lord."
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Took Singing lessons from Udell H.
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"Best instructor ever!

David is so friendly and enthusiastic about the piano.

He has taught me so much. I now understand chords, octaves, key changes and how to read music! I highly recommend this guy."
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Took Piano lessons from David H.
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"Beth was wonderful with my six year old daughter! She can't wait to take more lessons from Beth!"
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Took Singing lessons from Beth B.
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I have really enjoyed my lessons with Kenneth. He gives 100% and I am proud to be one of his students. i am enjoying my lessons very much and I highly recommend him to others."
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Took Singing lessons from Kenneth R.
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"Great first lesson, looking forward to the next one."
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Took Harmonica lessons from James W.
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