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Arrica R.

12 Reviews
Oakland, CA
Starting at $60
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Awarded SAG Scholar from Screen Actor's Guild
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Arrica R.

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Learning basic Pro-tools skills can do any musician a world of good. Record your practices. Learn how to multi-track and create good quality demos of your songs or performances.

About Arrica

I was born and raised in Los Angeles but I've just recently relocated to the Bay Area. I am a Professional Musician/Songwriter/Vocalist teaching songwriting, voice, and performance technique as well as a combination thereof. I began singing at a very young age for anyone who would listen (so my pa

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Van Barr Jr
Absolutely fantastic~
Callie L.
I learned so much from my lessons with Arrica! It was a great balance of learning the basics/ warmups I needed to build a better foundation -- and practicing and learning a song I wanted to focus on. Arrica was supportive, encouraging, and very helpful and specific in her feedback.
Jesse
Arrica has been a great instructor so far!
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Peter D.

24 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Piano Performance from Saddleback College
  • Awarded Music Teacher of the Year from California Music Studios
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Peter D.

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From establishing signal flow to setting up your home recording studio, to knowing which microphones to use, to using the right plug-ins, I can guide you through the massive amount of details, and help you find the particular rig you need and then help you learn to use it. I am a music producer, and own a professional recording studio from which we can operate.

About Peter

Whether piano, voice, songwriting/composition, music theory or music production, I bring all that I have learned and developed as a musician to the lesson in the interest of the student’s growth. Whether we work in classical, jazz, or pop, We focus on what will directly fit your individual goal

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Zora
Peter has a great rapport with our daughter and is "meeting" her where she is in her interests. She loves Lord of the Rings--they've started on music from Lord of the Rings!
Wick A.
Great instructor. Friendly, easy to understand, talented and can teach piano, theory, composition, etc.
Susan
My 10 year old son loves playing little riffs on the piano but really didn't want lessons for fear it would be too much like school. Peter has been awesome about tailoring the lessons so that my son can choose the Music he likes and move forward from his place of interest. Peter is a skilled and gifted pianist, and my son is totally inspired to keep playing and put in the work to improve.

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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Learn Logic Pro and/or Pro Tools from an experienced instructor, recording engineer and musician. I can get you started with Sibelius and a slew of other apps.

Lessons are customized to meet your needs: music, soundtrack, voice-over.

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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Christian R.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
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  • Music, Audio Engineering, Culinary Arts, and Photography from TCC, OSU, NYIP
  • Teaching since 2008
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Christian R.

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About Christian

Music is my passion. I've been playing music since I was a child but didn't get serious with it until I was 14, that's when I got my first electric guitar. So, from then on I've been playing and studying music for over 16 years. I play and teach guitar, piano, drums, and bass guitar. Aside from tak

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Ozzy S.
My son really enjoyed his time with Christian. He was really blown away by his knowledge. Thanks christian
Lori L.
Christian is super cool, relaxed and patient. He cares about you learning to be able to understand music as well as your instrument. He wants you to have fun and learn to play the music you want to play!!!
Tim R.
Christian is an excellent teacher. He listens to what I'm interested in and makes the lessons enjoyable. I would highly recommend.
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Andrew R.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, French, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Trinity College of Music
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Andrew R.

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After 20 years writing, recording and mixing mine and other people's music, I know these skills inside and out and can share valuable secrets you won't learn elsewhere.
I can help you to find a style within the technique and create your own sound while staying within the actual needs of your recording process.

About Andrew

British born and Educated at London's prestigious Trinity College of Music and The Royal Academy of Music, my professional musical career has spanned over two decades to date. I have performed with world renowned acts such as Sia, Dave Stewart and Horace Andy, and have been a featured recording art

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Caroline
It's been decades, and I feel like I've recovered a lot of confidence and ability already. Can't wait for the next one!
Georgia V.
Andrew is by far the best vocal coach I've ever had - he makes you feel so comfy and really knows his stuff. Every lesson is a total joy - cannot recommend anyone more!!
Georgia V.
Andrew is a total gem - and true expert at the craft and also so easy and great to work with!! So grateful!!
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Vince T.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 12 to 86
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Vince T.

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Music recording has exploded with the advent of affordable recording software and equipment. An audio engineer (also known as a sound engineer or recording engineer) helps to produce a recording or a live performance, balancing and adjusting sound sources using equalization and audio effects, mixing, reproduction, and reinforcement of sound.

Vince first recorded music in high school. He had a modest studio set up in his parents' garage. Now he has a working recording studio in his home.

During college, Vince took recording classes focusing on sound design and live application utilizing Pro Tools. Vince also took the course offered by the Audio Institute of America. His first professional job was Audio Engineer and Producer for a post-production house specializing in radio and TV commercials. During those years, Vince produced more than 2000 audio mixes for a variety of regional, national, and international advertising campaigns.

Now a full-time freelance musician, recording

About Vince

Vince privately teaches trumpet, guitar, electric bass guitar, arranging, composition, music theory, ear training, and improvisation to students of all ages and levels. “Basically he’s the go-to cross-genre horn-blowing utility man of the Philly scene” (John Vettese, The Key). Vince is a profess

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Average Cost of Music Recording Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music recording lessons in San Francisco is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $34 and $276 per hour.
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$55 average
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"Darrell helped me a lot to get a handle on my Ableton rig. I needed to set up midi tracks, locate presets to create cool sounds from plugins. Then I needed to export the audio of a couple of those tracks to import into a separate Pro Tools project. Lot of progress, thanks Darrell! -- Frank S"
Frank
Took Music Recording lessons from Darrell V.
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"This spring semester started off very stressful, but after getting James to tutor me for my music business class it have been a big relief. My grades started going back up and the biggest accomplishment of them all is that I passed my class with a B+. “Thank god out of all the teachers on takelessons.com I chose him.”

James is very caring and understanding and most definitely knows his stuff when it comes to Music business. He really cares about his student’s and really wants to see them win , even when he’s not on the clock with you at the moment he randomly sends you helpful tips and interesting reading files that can help you along the way to become a success artist. I will most definitely keep him around while I'm on my Musical Journey ! and If I were you I would too."
Jeyney J
Took Music Recording lessons from James W.
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"Milton has been a really good fit for our son, because he is easy-going, knowledgeable and always comes ready to teach something new. His relaxed style suits our household without seeming unprofessional, and he is extremely encouraging. These lessons all started during a rough medical situation for our son, and Milton just rolled with it, making sure our son created music and didn't focus only on his health. It also gave our son something positive and creative to work on, making him feel less like an invalid and more like a musician. Overall, we have been so happy with Milton and would highly recommend him to anyone."
Michelle
Took Music Recording lessons from Milton J.
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"Best instructor ever"
Mari Anne
Took Music Recording lessons from Fawn A.
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"I've been blessed to lead & play in bands with Jordan for several years now, at the Cornerstone at UTA college ministry and his current church, and also in-studio on an independent recording project. He is one of the most consistently cheerful & competent men I have ever known, works hard, always on time, flexible and a humble life-long learner. I recommend Jordan to everyone who needs a teacher in the north part of DFW, he's much fun and very good at everything he does!"
Joey
Took Music Recording lessons from Jordan D.
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"I've had a great experience working with Brendon. He's been reliable, and explains things very well. He's been able to tailor the lesson plan to exactly what I need. I am much further ahead than I expected to be at this point, thanks to him.I give him the highest recommendation."
steve
Took Music Recording lessons from Brendon R.
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"This spring semester started off very stressful, but after getting James to tutor me for my music business class it have been a big relief. My grades started going back up and the biggest accomplishment of them all is that I passed my class with a B+. “Thank god out of all the teachers on takelessons.com I chose him.”

James is very caring and understanding and most definitely knows his stuff when it comes to Music business. He really cares about his student’s and really wants to see them win , even when he’s not on the clock with you at the moment he randomly sends you helpful tips and interesting reading files that can help you along the way to become a success artist. I will most definitely keep him around while I'm on my Musical Journey ! and If I were you I would too."
Jeyney
Took Music Recording lessons from James W.
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"Eric is great! He’s very knowledgeable about all of the aspects of music. We’ve recorded music together and collaborated and the music has been awesome. I recommended him."
Jonathan
Took Music Recording lessons from Eric J.
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"Very helpful and provided a lot of useful tips on difficult subject matter"
Joey
Took Music Recording lessons from ryan S.
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"Colin is extremely patient and knowledgable. I went into it not really knowing how to record vocals. He only made me feel confident in my abilities and showed me the way without being condescending, and also being super helpful throughout. He explained so many of the processes and aspects of the software and his confidence in me helped me perform better than expected! Super smart guy, he really knows his stuff."
Monika
Took Music Recording lessons from Colin H.
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