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Brent E.

17 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $70
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor's in Music from Cal State East Bay
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brent E.

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Teaching is my passion. When you study with me, you will learn exactly what you need to help you along your musical quest. I keep my lessons fun and interactive so you'll have clear instructions on how to accomplish your goals.

About Brent

I'm a professional pianist and drummer based in the bay area. I have been teaching for over a decade, and find great joy in helping students progress and develop a love for music. As a performer, I am active in several bands and enjoy playing a variety of musical styles. The lessons are personaliz

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Linda
Brent has been teaching my daughter drum for about 1 year now and it has been great!

I highly recommend him as a music teacher.
Gautam
My 7 year old loves music and has shown an affinity towards playing the drums! Brent has been an awesome teacher and has so much patience working with easily distracted kids. He is always encouraging my son and show him both the fun side and the more technical side of playing the drums. We look forward to continuing our lessons with Mr. Brent, and I highly recommend him to anyone looking to learn how to play the drums
Shalinee
Brent has created a wonderful learning environment for both of my kids. Although they are at very different stages of learning, Brent has been able to meet them individually where they are in their processes. Brent’s approach is calm, engaging and fun. Both kids look forward to learning more each week.

Lars R.

11 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
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Lars R.

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I am familiar with the many sonic possibilities of various types of acoustic guitars: nylon-string, steel-string, dobro, slide, twelve-string, seven-string . . . Many thanks!

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gr

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Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
Subhabrata D.
very good!
Subhabrata D.
Very focused lesson

Astrid C.

14 Reviews
Martinez, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Astrid C.

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Vocal training is for students who have had previous vocal coaches or who desire to use their voice in a professional manner. This is different from those who want to learn how to sing. When I teach vocal training, I work on pitch, breathing, different styles and genres of music. I push my students to excel and to try all types and forms of singing. We work on different vocal techniques and growing ones register.

About Astrid

Teaching music is my passion. Over the last few years I have worked with some amazing students of all ages. My youngest student was 2 years old and my oldest student is in her 70's and I absolutley love that! I have experience working with children with learning difficulties and students who get fr

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Amy F.
Astrid was amazing. Got me ready for my Singing audition
Miles C.
Good
Patricia T.
Very patient teacher.

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Victor Q.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Awarded Annual Conceto Competition from University of Northern Colorado
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Victor Q.

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am private music teacher specializing in stringed instruments. I teach and play violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, bass guitar, mandolin, ukulele and piano. Currently, I am looking for new students that live in our neighborhood. If you know of anyone that would like to enrich their lives by playing a stringed instrument, please have them contact me.

About Victor

I believe that any student will practice more if he or she likes the music they are playing. Periodically I will ask a student to give me a name of a piece of music that they would like to learn how to play. I notate it for them, often simplifying the rhythm and chords in Finale NotePad and give it

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Amy S.
My first lesson was amazing and I’m looking forward to many more lessons.
Victor is very knowledgeable and teaches well.
Joshua & Julia B.
Mr. Victor is teaching both of my kids, one guitar and the other piano. They are beginners, and he is very patient but keeps a good pace. I feel like they are learning a lot. He is a true music teacher and knows his stuff!
Victoria W.
It was awesome! Great pace and great mix of technical and practical.
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Kessa M.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BM Piano Performance from Brigham Young University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Kessa M.

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I have been teaching piano almost as long as I have been performing, coming up on 10 years. I started teaching beginners when I was just a teenager, and as I learned more about pedagogy and about piano myself, I branched into teaching more advanced students. To date, I have taught lessons to over 100 different students ranging in age from 5 to 70, and ranging in skill from complete beginner to college piano performance major.

Not every student is going to think I’m the best fit for them. I expect consistent practice, completion of assignments, and attention to detail in music. I have had many trial lessons that don’t pan out because the student or parent thinks my expectations are too high for them. Make no mistake; I expect a lot, but I also care deeply about music and have great understanding and sympathy for those who genuinely try. Whether your goal is to learn to read music, improve rhythm, learn to play the great classical repertoire, or simply have a good time learning the ...

About Kessa

I received my BM in piano performance from Brigham Young University, studying under Dr. Richard Anderson and Dr. Irene Peery-Fox. While there, I studied pedagogy from master teachers Dr. Irene Peery-Fox and Dr. Jared Pierce, who taught me both how to run a studio and how to manage individual lesson

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Robert P.
Excellent. Nothing gets by her; very helpful.
Caleb
I had the opportunity to work with Kessa when we were both in undergrad and I was trying to decide whether or not to become a music major. I was feeling pretty discouraged with my current piano teacher at the school and talked with Kessa since we had a class together and I knew she was a piano major. I had a few lessons with her and she gave me so many helpful ideas about how to approach my pieces and improve my practice habits. She was very kind and didn’t make me feel bad at all, but still pushed me hard in those lessons because she believed in me. Even though I ended up deciding not to go into music after all, I still value those few lessons I had with her and recommend her to everyone at any level.
Marissa
Kessa is a very professional and talented piano teacher. My son loves going to lessons and we love hearing him practice such pretty music. We're impressed with Kessa's ability to explain confusing concepts and to encourage my son when he is having a tough time. She's done so well with transitioning to Zoom lessons during the pandemic and we love being able to have lessons from home.
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Abigail S.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 6 to 15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Abigail S.

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I am very passionate about technique, and so I make sure each student is set up for success by encouraging good posture and both left and right hand placements. I believe scales are vital, so each of my students does a variety of scales and rhythm exercises to ensure they are confident in counting as well as note accuracy and intonation. My mother is a piano teacher, so I grew up loving music, and in turn, falling in love with the idea of teaching! I care deeply about each student and want to ensure that they walk away from each lesson with new knowledge, whilst learning to love the violin and music in general!

About Abigail

Hello! My name is Abigail, and I am from Minneapolis, Minnesota. I am currently continuing my study in Columbus, GA, where I will receive my Masters in Music! I come from a musical home, and am passionate about the violin, as well as teaching! Teaching has not only helped my students learn more abo

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"I have wanted to play Banjo for years. Ive taken a few lessons here and there and something seemed to always get in the way. I never got very far at all other than wasting time. I started my lessons with Take Lessons 3 weeks ago. Being a novus I was kinda weary about how long it was going to take me to learn just a basic song and was nervous about being too slow and yada yada yada. I was nervous. When my 1st lesson started with Eric I felt very comfortable. There was no rush and he explained how to correct every mistake I made. (a bunch) and now by my 3rd lesson I can actually play a SONG!! Its slow mind you but its a song! Eric gives me tips on how to practice correctly and gives me assignments for the week which I love. I can practice on my own terms through the week and then come into my lesson, show what I have learned, get great lessons on how to improve and then pick up new material for the coming week. I love it!! Its lessons in my own home, no gas, no crowds and Eric is awesome. I plan on getting more and more lessons fo sho!! Thanks Eric!!"
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Steve is an excellent teacher and a great player. he has a deep knowledge of guitar and other instruments as well. I enjoy taking lessons from him very much and think one would be fortunate to learn from him."
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Took Guitar lessons from Steve G.
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"Claire was awesome! This was my first cello lesson and she was enthusiastic, patient, and encouraging all at the same time. She shared some good tips and taught me a lot today!"
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Took Cello lessons from Claire S.
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"Karen fixed my problem in five minutes after I had two years of getting no where. I play clarinet and was curling my fingers like on a clarinet. On a bagpipe, you must lay the fingers flat. Suddenly all the pressure problems with the reed went away."
Carl
Took Bagpipes lessons from Karen D.
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"Great first lesson! Looking forward to more!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Niki is a very dedicated teacher and extremely patient . My children are always excited to know she is coming and her playing piano has greatly improved . I highly recommend her ."
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"Great Piano Teacher!!

Just want to put in a few words to say how much we appreciate Melissa's great skill and teaching ability for our son. She helps him through his lessons and provides much encouragement. He is a shy boy, but she is able to move him forward in his skills and his ability to play in front of others. I highly recommend using Melissa for any and all teaching of music. Great teacher!"
John
Took Piano lessons from Melissa F.
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