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William M.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $30
  • Music from Yale University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
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William M.

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Study with an experienced performer. From basic blues and folk to finger style and jazz.

About William

I'm an experience teacher who crafts lessons to the specific interests and needs of each student. My background both as a producer of music and as a performer gives me a professional's perspective on the craft.

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Rhonda S.

45 Reviews
Hayward, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Rhonda S.

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I've been teaching guitar to students of all experience levels and ages for 20 years. I structure lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of basic musicianship. I typically use Hal Leonard Guitar Method for those students who want to learn to read music.

About Rhonda

I have always had a love for music. From all the music trivia games my family won't play with me, to my large collection of records, cassettes, and CDs - I am hooked! I made my solo performance debut at age 7 by singing "It's A Small World" acapella in a school talent show. At age 9 I started

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Devon H.
Rhonda is great with my son, who has trouble focusing. She makes the lessons fun and I can tell he is learning.
Justin O.
fantastic and lovely teacher.
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Peter H.

4 Reviews
Concord, CA
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Piano from Dallas School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Peter H.

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I understand it's easy to lose drive when you're constantly drilling scales and fingering. I try to frame all of my lessons in reference to what music really is: the creation of songs. Through composition, my students won't just learn scale and chord structure, but they'll organically develop these skills while writing their own songs and building their personal portfolio.

About Peter

Over the past 10 years, I've worked as a professional touring musician (singer, guitarist, pianist) for the rock band, Inside Switch. I studied piano at the Dallas, Texas School of Music. I also attended the James Madison University music program. I have played piano for 20 years and guitar for 15.

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Rose V.
What I Learned From Peter.

- THE METRONOME IS SO IMPORTANT
- The voice guides the guitar if you’re more of a singer
- Repetition is key
- Practice songs that aren’t in your style to ease your way into guitar
- The power resides in strumming rhythmically
- Focus is more difficult that it seems when combining singing and guitar
- Guitar is an art in itself and itself you shouldn’t master guitar, you should be it’s friend.
- Open mics and video content are the key to more success as they expose you to criticism (good or bad)
Again, the guitar is your companion.

For any aspiring musician or any musician that needs guidance and improvement on the guitar, Peter is a great teacher.
Dhiraj
Peter is very patient and great teaching my 9yr old son. We take father and son lessons together which has been amazing. Peter is naturally talented and plays many other instruments all in from his home studio. He is also extremely flexible and accommodating. Highly recommended!
Kristen R.
Peter was great, very kind and supportive. I will definitely consider another lesson with him.

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Congcong B.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Graduate assistantship from The University of Southern Mississippi
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Congcong B.

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Experienced Suzuki traning, I am completing Doctoral of Musical Arts in Cello Performance and Pedagogy at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM). I earned my Master of Music in Cello Performance at Lee University in 2019 and Bachelor of Music at ArtEz conservatory in 2017.

About Congcong

Doctoral of Musical Arts in Cello Performance and Pedagogy The University of Southern Mississippi (Aug. 2019- Present) U.S. Master in cello performance Lee University (Aug. 2017- Aug. 2019) U.S. Curriculum included: Music Concept Analysis, Performance Practice, Intro. Graduate Studies,

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Jay
Great experience with amazing music.
Jie
Great teacher for students who needs to take audition or competition
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Brad W.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Improv Training from The Second City
  • Teaching since 2016
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Brad W.

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In this lesson I’ll help you make character choices for any upcoming show or audition. Have an audition coming up? Bring your monologue or song you’re using and let’s find the best way to make the directors feel what you’d like them to so that you can get that role! Just starting out? Let’s work on the basics so that you feel confident enough to go and audition for your first show!

About Brad

Brad is a professional improviser who trained and worked with “The Second City” for 3 years. Now He does musical theater along with stand up comedy and teaching improv to kids with CYT (Christian Youth Theater). He’s been doing improv comedy for 8 years and musical theater for 13 years! He’s playe

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Dominic R.
He laid th foundation for a great learning experience. Looking forward for the rest of the lessons
Sam E.
I love this man's lessons so much! They're educational and an all around good time.

Angela P.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • DOCTOR OF MUSIC ARTS from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 4 to 70
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Angela P.

4 Reviews
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Anyone wanting to play the oboe is welcome! DOCTOR OF MUSICAL ARTS, degrees from Yale, USC, and UT Austin.

About Angela

Degrees from Yale, University of Southern California, and University of Texas at Austin. I have been teaching kids and adults for more than 10 years. Anyone wanting to play the oboe is welcome! Feel free to contact me with any questions!

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Randeep Kapoor
Angela is a great teacher. She was very patient and helped my daughter gain confidence with Oboe. My daughter made measurable progress in just 10 classes she took. Angela also recommended a good reed to purchase. We will be back soon for additional classes. Thanks
Hailey
Angela is so great to work with! She's very kind and patient, and the environment created is very comfortable. She has really helped me improve my technique and I've also learned new skills quite quickly. Her understanding of music has definitely helped me dive deeper into pieces and make them more musical.

Overall, Angela is a phenomenal teacher and I've had great experiences with her!
Anne M.
Angela is awesome. My daughter needed to work toward some specific performance goals and Angela was able to give her just the help she needed. She was very flexible and easy to work with.

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"my daughter loves taking lessons from Greg!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Excellent Musician and Teacher

Michael is the ultimate professional musician and guitarist. He's very well versed in many styles of music, including Classical, Jazz, Country, Blues and Rock. He's very responsible. easy going and takes care to assure that his student's get the best in quality guitar instruction. I highly recommend Michael for all of your guitar instructional needs. You will be very pleased with the outcome!"
John
Took Guitar lessons from Michael K.
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"Beyond expectations! Super excited about moving forward with Jilian!"
Julie
Took Singing lessons from Jillian V.
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"Ramona was very knowledgeable, patient and considerate of my needs. I look forward to working together to accomplish my goals."
Melissa
Took Singing lessons from Ramona D.
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"The lesson was well planned. And naomi was more than willing to work around my hectic work schedule."
Miguel
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"Being a teacher of young children myself, I know when children are responsive to a teacher and when a teacher is responsive to her students. I have had the fortunate opportunity to witness Jill’s remarkable violin teaching style many times. Using an approach that is creative, spontaneous and joyful, Jill combines the deep knowledge of her craft for both playing and teaching violin. Jill has developed a unique and dynamic teaching philosophy which captures the best of a learning experience. She is able to offer each student exactly what is needed to be successful. And how does one measure success? Each student can not wait to come back the following week!"
Marcia
Took Violin lessons from Jill G.
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"Dr. Kimberly is awesome with children and terrific at the flute and that sort of sums up the session as well :)"
Anahita
Took Flute lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"My son is 5 1/2 year old. He just started piano lessons three weeks ago with Brenda. She is an amazing person with children. I saw her how she deals with little children which are very difficult to get their attention all the times. We are happy with her."
Isaac
Took Piano lessons from Brenda B.
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"Lonny has a wealth of music knowledge and theory he can contribute during our sessions. This along with the mechanical teaching is going to help me immensely with my goal to finally become a musician.
He is a nice fellow and easy to learn from. I look forward to more lessons with Lonny."
Curtis
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Lonny S.
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"Jered is a thoughtful and knowledgeable teacher. I look forward to continuing my work with him."
David
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jered J.
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