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Peter C.

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Livermore, CA
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Peter C.

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Music has been my passion since I was 10 years old. I didn't have any real instruments at first, so, I built my own out of coffee cans, ice cream containers and of course: a rubber band shoebox guitar! It might sound funny, but, I believe these early days of trying to create music using my "homemade symphony," forced me to really get to the core of sound and expression without the pre-set curriculum of traditional music study. Early on, I learned a few fundamental concepts of music theory that would forever change how I learned, as well as how I taught music to others. I believe these concepts set a foundation that allowed me to understand music and grow much faster - including learning multiple instruments.

And yes, I eventually acquired a real guitar and went on to study music and computers at the University of California and I currently compose music for TV and film in my own studio. I have taught guitar, bass, piano, drums, theory, composition and recording production to ...

About Peter

I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

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Nick
Peter has a wonderful, positive personality and is really easy to work with!
Art
I just started my second year of guitar lessons with Peter and I’m learning so much! Peter is a great teacher who is patient, encouraging and a great listener. He can “hear” the areas that I need to work on, and is able to clearly communicate ways for me to improve . He has helped me get better at my rhythm, my strumming, tempo and even an introduction to music theory. I’m now playing (and singing) some of my favorite songs! Highly recommend!
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Lella L.

21 Reviews
San Bruno, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Mandarin, Chinese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 20; Female: 5 to 70
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Lella L.

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I am both patient and enthusiastic as a teacher. I love music, and enjoy the opportunity to share my love of the piano with my students. Once I have determined the student's level, I find music that will help them progress towards a higher level.

About Lella

I studied Musicology and Piano Performance at the Shandong Normal University School of Music, where I graduated with my BA in 2005. I taught music and established a band at a property management institute while a student there, and established my own practice after I graduated. I came to the United

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Successfully helped me to play difficult parts in piano pieces I had been challenged with.
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My boys loved it and can't wait until next week!
John M.
Great teacher. Started with the basics.
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Mirco M.

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Alameda, CA
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English,Italian
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mirco M.

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I moved to Alameda from Imola, near Bologna in Italy. I am an experienced and highly skilled bass guitar and upright bass teacher with in-depth knowledge of music theory and a knack for inspiring students. My thorough musical training includes a diploma from a classical Italian conservatory and numerous master classes and workshops.
In Italy I taught more than 100 students raging in age from seven to sixty years old for over 10 years. My bass guitar teaching curriculum includes rock, pop, blues, jazz, funk, Latin jazz and reggae. I have extensive experience teaching modern styles, for example slap and tap. My upright bass teaching subjects include both classical and modern techniques using both the bow and pizzicato. I have expert knowledge of music theory, harmony and composition.
I am really friendly and easy to get along with and talk to. Lessons with me are always fun and inspirational!

About Mirco

I am a bass and upright bass player and musical arranger from Bologna, Italy and currently live in Alameda, California. I began studying bass guitar at the age of fourteen in Imola, Italy with renowned teacher Pierluigi Mingotti. I have played in many tribute, cover, and local rock bands and have a

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Mirco is such an incredible teacher. My 15 year old son's confidence, and not just in playing the bass, has increased so much since starting lessons with Mirco a few months ago. His skills improve weekly, he looks forward to practicing playing everyday and he can't wait for his lessons. Mirco chooses awesome songs for them to play and assigns appropriate exercises. The lessons are a pure joy to listen to. I highly recommend Mirco as a teacher!

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Scott M.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
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Scott M.

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I can help you write songs, from finding a melody and writing lyrics, to advanced chord progressions and the theory behind choosing what chords to use and where, how to change keys, and help you expand on your ideas. I can teach you how to copyright songs and market them. Songwriting is probably my favorite part of the musical experience.

About Scott

Hi! I'm Scott. I usually perform using a one-man band setup I created. I modified guitar and made foot pedals to control a drum set, while singing. I have a live-broadcasting/recording studio at home and have performed with bands as a singer, guitarist, saxophonist, bassist, percussionist, and as a

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Nicole C.
Scott is a professional music coach with extensive knowledge of music theory and methods. He meets you at any level and works on your goals. He made me feel very comfortable in our lessons and would give many tips and exercises. I would say I have improved dramatically since I began the lessons. Thank you again Scott!
Dallas
Great guy and amazing, not to mention patient, instructor..
Best gift I ever had.
Emory
Scott is awesome! Very knowledgeable about singing as well as all sorts of other instruments and recording equipment. Very fun to work with.
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Jack F.

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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jack F.

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I have 20 years of experience performing with groups and individually in New York and Chicago. My solid method of beginner to intermediate instruction is a great value that will get you performing your favorite tunes in no time. Learn the basics of reading music for the guitar and gain the tools you need to guide your own guitar journey.

About Jack

I am a life-long guitar player who has both taught and played extensively. My day job is as an attorney but I enjoy teaching and engaging with the guitar in my free time and look forward to working with you as you learn the instrument.

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Drew S.

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  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Entertainment Business M.S. from Full Sail
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Drew S.

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Music is about passion, creating a true connection between how your soul feels and how your body reacts. If you've got desire and drive, I have the necessary tools to help you focus and harness your passions, so you’ll learn valuable life skills, along with new ways of expressing yourself!

I will design a curriculum tailored to your goals, but will also create a solid foundation, allowing you to tackle any genre your heart desires.

**Drum set, Percussion, and Marching Drumline **
**Traditional and Match Grip**
**Music Theory: 40 Essential Drum Rudiments and how to utilize them**
**Learn to read music, and practice sight-reading**
** Rock, Pop, Jazz, Blues, extreme music (incl. double bass) and more**
** 30, 45 or 60 minute lessons **

In addition to my personal curriculum, I use these books:
- Stick Control (George Lawrence Stone)
- Groove Essentials (Tommy Igoe)
- Drum Aerobics (Andy Ziker)

I look forward to meeting you soon! Let's jam!

About Drew

Growing up in a family with myriad different cultural backgrounds, I started early with an appreciation for a broad range of ideas and perspectives. Equally early I developed an immense love for music and sound, picking up drumsticks as my main means of expression. I worked as the Extreme Music

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Sarah M.
I've been taking drum lessons from Drew at his studio for a month now and am absolutely loving it. He emphasizes on learning to read music and equips me with the techniques to be proficient at playing. His patience and encouragement create a fun environment and make lessons so engaging. If you're at all interested in learning to play the drums or would like to improve your skill do it! Go with Drew, the coolest drum teacher around.
Tanner Hall
Drew is amazing. His lessons are very comprehensive. He keeps it fun and light and you learn a ton!
Mark
You surely won't find a nicer person than Drew, and he's an excellent drummer to boot. You'll find him very patient with your learning curve, and sincerely interested in your improvement.

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Took Piano lessons from Schroeder S.
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Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Great instructor ! He knows to shift focus towards what you need to work on. As soon as the instructions are given or the questions he asks you feel relief because the energy is going towards what you already feel you need to work on and not just moving on to the next lesson. The tailored lessons make for a low pressure learning environment to fit your needs. As long as your consistant with receiving his lessons you will get where you want to be with your talents and be jammin out soon."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Alexander A.
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Took Violin lessons from Ha-eun R.
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"Mike is an amazing teacher because he absolutely loves it. He truly wouldn’t rather be doing anything more than teaching and it shows in the care he gives to each of his students. I am a fellow teacher and often go to him when I need advice on a student or my own musicianship. I consider him to be an excellent source and the perfect teacher for students who desire extra motivation or some help coming out of their musical shells."
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Took Broadway Singing lessons from Mike O.
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"Sharon is an amazing teacher! Talented, kind, funny, and patient! I can't wait for my next lesson."
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Took Piano lessons from Sharon W.
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Took Violin lessons from Kathleen L.
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"Our first lesson was awesome! Heather was sweet and patient!!! I felt my son was not focusing but she kept saying how awesome he was and I know that will help him want to return and his love for music to grow. Excited to continue."
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Took Guitar lessons from Heather M. L.
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