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Popular Music Teachers in Ripon, CA

David B.

Tracy, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Awarded CAPMT Concerto Competition from CAPMT
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David B.

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Hi! I'm David and I have a Bachelor's Degree in Saxophone Performance from San Jose State University and am currently working on my Masters in Saxophone Performance. Saxophone has been my passion from a young age and I have thoroughly enjoyed my journey of learning, performing, and paying it forward to others. My hope in each lesson is to keep the learning process fun! I believe we can work up our technical proficiency, musical understanding, and artistic decision making while keeping music fun, because at the end of the day making music should spark joy and emotion. I look forward to meeting with you and helping you achieve whatever goals you have for yourself and your instrument!

About David

Hi! I'm David and I have a Bachelor's Degree in Saxophone Performance from San Jose State University and am currently working on my Masters in Saxophone Performance. Saxophone has been my passion from a young age and I have thoroughly enjoyed my journey of learning, performing, and paying it forwar

Tosin B.

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Stockton, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish, Yoruba, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Tosin B.

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Love Kenny G/ Coltrane sound? relish the FREEDOM for self-expression in SMOOTH JAZZ? love unscripted playing (cut out music sheets dependence)? wanna have FUN learning & Improvising? need a more PATIENT teacher? Wishing to start JAMMING from day 1-3? Hire me.
My goal is to help you express YOURSELF through playing while soothing your listeners... with CONFIDENCE.

I take pride in distilling relevant music concepts and tailoring our sessions towards what you need. I'll FILTER OUT the boring theories & lack of focus that comes with learning from stereotyped "book" musicians where you could get stuck.

I have worked with 2 students (over the 3 months) who now play well in their school & church music bands. I am now teaching a 56 year old beginner as well. I enjoy seeing such remarkable difference soon after our class & have the special TEACHING ABILITY vital for you to learn well and fast.

FOCUS- learning the right things, the right way- Embouchure, finger placement, ...

About Tosin

Tosin here. Wanna play sax well like Kenny G, Dave Koz or Charlie Parker, Let me teach you. I am a versatile, well travelled, actively performing sax instructor & well-rounded musician ( playing 6 instruments professionally). I have performed with various music bands in the US and abroad. Yes, expe

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Morayo
Patient Teacher! You will definitely learn great things on your first day. This actually wants to see you get better, and is not just about getting his check! I recommend him to anyone, any day!
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Wesley R.

6 Reviews
Modesto, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Assyrian, French, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Wesley R.

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I have a bachelor's degree in music, and I have 10 years of experience in teaching classical piano and composition and as a piano accompanist. I have experience teaching people of all ages, from age 4-70, and I have a great passion for piano music and love sharing my knowledge, experience, and joy of making music with others. I have been a children's church teacher too, so I am very friendly with kids and love to witness their progress in music.

About Wesley

My name is Wesley R. I am a professional classical pianist and have performed in Jazz ensembles too, and I teach classical as well as some jazz piano. I hold a bachelor's degree in music with high honors from Stan State. Also, I received a first-place award in the Classical Solo Performance categor

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Betsy
Without a doubt the best writer and teacher. Wesley helped me with my research papers and essays several times, and they have been picked as the best papers in classes of 60 students more than twice. He is very patient and on point. He teaches so many great writing tips. I highly recommend him.
Jones
Wesley is a wonderful teacher. He explains everything so well and in details. He helped me so much with writing my papers and assisted me in structuring my paper perfectly. I learned so many writing techniques from him. He is super patient and he makes sure you learn everything by giving different examples that make sense.
Elizabeth
Wesley R. is a very smart and helpful person. He helped me with my writing assignments so much and taught me so many things about writing and the English language. Because of him I can speak English better and my writing has improved so much. He has a peaceful and good personality and is very trustworthy as well.

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Emil V.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Emil V.

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Classical music is the foundation for everything else!

I have been teaching piano for over 40 years, full-time for the past 15. Besides the actual repertoire, technique and theory are always included in my lessons because they are essential. Sight reading and ear training are also included in some lessons.

I stress accuracy in playing and attention to details! I also teach my students HOW to practice. Slow, accurate practice is the answer. Practicing takes patience!

Please note: Home lessons must be at a location that I can get to easily with public transportation. I do not have a car.

About Emil

I started to study the piano at the age of seven with Hrant Minassian in my hometown of Island Park, New York. During high school I continued my studies with Jack Chaikin , a graduate of the Juilliard School. I attended Hofstra University where I received a B.A. in Music in 1979. At Hofstra, my pia

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Chuck
I took up the piano as an adult, without having had any experience in it as a child (though I played guitar through college). I tried a few instructors prior to discovering Emil, with whom I have been studying now for over 2 years.

Emil is a wonderful teacher. He is far and away the most accomplished piano player I have studied with, and his knowledge of, and facility for, playing really comes through in his instruction. He is always bringing formal instruction back to the act of performance, and how to make whatever piece you are working on, even the simplest, sound the best that it can be.

Emil isn't afraid to share his own struggles with whatever piece he is currently working on, and pointing out that he faces the same challenges that every practicing player faces.

Emil is personable, knowledgeable, and kind. I can't recommend him highly enough as an instructor.
Travis
A wonderfully skilled teacher with decades of experience, Emil will certainly help take your playing to the next level.
Celia
Emil is very easy to work with and is a fun and inspired teacher. My daughter loves taking lessons from him.
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Jonah R.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • BA in Psychology from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Jonah R.

29 Reviews
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I've helped hundreds of clients set up their own home studios. If you'd like to learn proper recording and editing technique, you've found the right person to help you!

About Jonah

Learning to play the guitar is one of the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have. Whether this is your first time picking up the guitar or you've been playing for years, I'll make sure your lessons are structured and paced in a way that's specifically catered to your goals. I've worked wit

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Max
I've been taking lessons with Jonah for 6 years now (4th-10th grade) and the experience has been amazing! With Jonah's help, I have learned so much about the guitar, both in technical aspects and in simply "jamming." Jonah is always very patient, kind, encouraging, and his passion for music very clearly shows in his teaching. Every lesson I take is very enjoyable, and I always come out of the lessons feeling like I have made good progress on whatever it was we were working on that week. Whether you wish to learn about complex music theory and lead guitar (like I am currently doing), or just want to learn how to play a few songs, Jonah is a perfect choice as a teacher. Additionally, Jonah is very communicative and flexible with timing. Whenever I need to cancel or reschedule a lesson for whatever reason, Jonah responds to my messages quickly and is almost always able to find another day that week for our lesson to take place on. 5 stars, fantastic teacher, I highly recommend Jonah!
Jamie W.
Johah is very patient and flexible. He identifies and is willing to work on techniques, such as barre chords, in a way that finally helps me to stop the buzzing! I am looking forward to working with him.
Casey
My 15 year old son has been taking virtual guitar lessons with Jonah and has loved it. Jonah is a great teacher who really gets on my son’s level and connects. It’s a fun thing for him to do during this strange year.
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Jennifer K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks French
  • Masters Degree in Music from Purchase College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jennifer K.

3 Reviews
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I teach beginner and intermediate guitar to children (6 and up)
I also teach adults beginning to advanced levels.

About Jennifer

I have a Master's degree in music. My purpose as a teacher is to utilize all of my skills and education to realize my students' goals. I strive to inspire students towards musical excellence! I do this with much positive reinforcement, dialogue and critical analysis. With adults and advanced stu

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Doug
Jennifer is great with my high-energy seven-year-old. She's very patient and she is able to make him engage. She also takes the skills he's learned in his music class in school, and builds his skills lessons around his abilities. Finally, she gives homework in a notebook that is clear and measurable, so he knows exactly what to do on his own throughout the week.
TomekaR
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Jennifer is knowledgeable of her craft, patience, encouraging and both Elijah and I are thrill that she sharing one of her many loves with us. Even when Elijah is trying her patience she remains cool, calm and collective...very professional
EmmanuelE
A Good Instructor

she's a good instructor that listens, understands and carries her students along just for u to learn and understand too the basic concept of being a great player.

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Took Fiddle lessons from Marc D.
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Took Piano lessons from Celine K.
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Richard C.
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Took Singing lessons from Brenda B.
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"Andrew was recommended to us by the BYU music faculty, when I contacted them to see who might be a good private instructor for my teenage daughter (who has a background in other instruments but wanted to learn more with sax than her band teacher could provide in a classroom setting). Andrew has always been very knowledgeable, extremely personable, and willing to match our needs with his expertise. When we went to a local music store to get some additional accessories, one of his peers assisted us--and he described Andrew as "insanely talented" on the sax. I would fully recommend him!"
Jenny
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"She is super great and has a sense of humor but still gets stuff done. No HW overloads and she is very willing to go over outside piecies(Shool Music for example). Totaly 5 stars for a reason."
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Took Cello lessons from Susanna S.
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"If I could give 10,000 stars I would! Daniel is an amazing, ( incredibly patient), fun, great teacher! He is charasmatic and is able to make everything fun so you never feel like you're bored! He is so kind, and I would recommend him to anyone and everyone who wants to learn guitar!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Daniel G.
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"Very patient and helpful with my anxious beginner student. My student is noticeably improving!"
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Took French Horn lessons from Pasquale G.
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