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Peter H.

5 Reviews
Concord, CA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Peter H.

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I frame all of my lessons in reference to what music really is: the performance of songs. Vocalists work on pitch, tone, endurance, and vocal agility and will train using personalized arrangements of their favorite songs and artists to guide them along the way.

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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Belle R.
The lesson was very interesting. Peter was really nice & informative. Looking forward to more lessons with him.
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!
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Alix J.

4 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Prize Recipient from East Bay Opera League
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Alix J.

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Areas of expertise are primarily classical voice and musical theater. I have over 15 years of formal vocal training and am a working professional singer with a growing performance career. I use my training in musicianship, theory, and music history, as well as acting and dance to help students with all aspects of music-making and performance in addition to vocal technique.

About Alix

**UPDATE** I am fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and in-person lessons are being slowly phased in with precautions based on CDC guidelines and local restrictions. I hold a both Master's and Bachelor's degrees in music, and have studied with singers who have had international careers and perfo

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Jennifer G.
Great instructor!
Lorenzo
Alix is truly a phenomenal teacher! She is compassionate, nurturing, and seeks to improve her student's vocal abilities. All of our lessons have been thorough, educational, and certainly insightful. I have become such a better singer in only a few short lessons, and look forward to becoming a master in the next few!
Julie
Alex is an exceptional teacher. My 13 year-old wished for voice lessons for such a long time, and I'm so pleased Alix is working with her. She is helping my daughter improve her technique (breathing, posture, range, etc.), while keeping lessons positive and encouraging, and finding music that my daughter enjoys. When Alix demonstrates what she is describing- WOW, what a voice! My daughter looks forward to every lesson, and if it's possible, loves to sing even more since she has been learning with Alix.

Tracey H.

7 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Voice from Berklee College of Music
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Tracey H.

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I've been singing for 24 years and have taught a wide range of students. I'm confident we can build a custom-fit program for your voice to address your unique strengths, challenges, and areas of growth.

About Tracey

I've been singing, performing, songwriting, and studying voice for 20+ years. I'm alumnus of both Berklee College of Music, where I studied Voice/Vocal Performance, and Musician's Institute, where I earned a degree in Voice / Vocal Performance. I've been teaching since 2006, and work with a wide ra

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Craig
Tracy is an expert and has taken me to places in singing that I was ‘scared’ of. I have seen improvements even after 4 lessons. Tracey is a caring and practical tutor. I highly recommend her!
Gemma
I had my first lesson with Tracey today and I can't wait to take more! I'm a person who likes knowing how stuff works, why we may do something a certain way, what I should be paying attention to etc etc, and I love that she is willing to break everything down and explain in a very relatable way. She's very patient, easy-going, and despite how uncomfortable it is for me to sing in front of others, she made me feel like she's truly there to go along the journey with me, to improve and discover my voice with no judgments. Tracey is the best!
Elizabeth N.
Tracey is super nice. I was not with them in the sdudio when she was teaching my daughter . She said I could definitely stay there though. My daughter was very happy with her.

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Amber W.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor Degree in Music Education from The College of Saint Rose
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Amber W.

24 Reviews
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Experienced Music teacher of 8 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of their instrument and theory skills. I specialize in all styles. Typically, I use a variety of method books to pick from to meet the needs of the students. I also have many tools available to use during lessons.
My students have gone on to NYSSMA and on to college auditions successfully!

About Amber

I have been teaching private lessons since 2008, but have been studying music since I was only 4 with non stop private and in school lessons. I now have my Bachelor's degree in Music education and am working toward my Masters in Music performance and Instruction. I love working with my students

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Ken W.
Amber is fantastic!
Scott G.
Great first lesson. She made me feel very comfortable, was well prepared and did a great job.
Laura
Excellent instructor. Amber definitely knows flute instruction and is helping me get the basics I missed years ago.
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Jonathan B.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Awarded CARAS Grant from Temple University Research Administration
  • Teaching since 2010
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Jonathan B.

35 Reviews
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Singing is closer to me than any other instrument. The downside of that is you can feel everything, both good and bad. With students,I always seek the key to unlocking the best singing experience

~For young singers I find music they love and make singing as easy as possible
~Intermediate students usually need solutions to problems; I offer those and help find performance opportunities
~With advanced students I coach for technical mastery and deep musical sensitivity

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Ramon L.
great human beign.
Jim M.
The first class was very good. We covered a good amount of ground. There's only so much an instructor can do during a first class as the teacher and student get to know each other, however, so I'm looking forward to future classes to get deeper into the lessons
Ramon L.
very patient.
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Paul W.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
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Paul W.

40 Reviews
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Online Singing Teacher

My philosophy...Everyone has a voice and can sing.

About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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Ebru
We have been very happy with Paul, his motivating, positive teaching style. He has incredible communication skills and patience with students. He makes lessons fun and he understands student capabilities!
My daughter has got voice and piano lessons from him. He is amazing!
DeShawn S.
I really enjoyed my 1st meeting with Paul. He helped me to feel confident about learning to play the saxophone. I look forward to my next lesson.
Tori
Paul is so great! I'm an adult learning the alto saxophone with almost no prior music experience. He is patient with my many questions, very encouraging, highly skilled (as a musician and instructor), and fun to be around! The majority of our lessons are online and that is working well too.

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Average Cost of Singing Lessons in San Francisco, CA

The average cost of 60-minute singing lessons in San Francisco is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $159 per hour.
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"I agree with everything the other reviewer and student said. Deanne is very knowledgeable, positive and enthusiastic. And she makes voice lessons really enjoyable. I was on the fence with taking voice lessons and I am extremely glad I went with it, and Deanne is a big part of this reason."
Franc
Took Singing lessons from Deanne T.
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"Very friendly, great energy"
Ben
Took Singing lessons from Phillip F.
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"Barbara is an awesome teacher. She's helped me reach my goals and is consistently able to answer my questions. She makes everything easy to understand and is very patient. I'd highly recommend her to anyone thinking of taking lessons. She's the best!"
Jose
Took Singing lessons from Barbara L.
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"So far so good!! Just one lesson but Patrick was positive, attentive and gave my son many great tips."
Ilana
Took Singing lessons from Patrick K.
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"My daughter started lessons 6 months ago, and the progress she has made is incredible! Her vocal strength, stamina, projection, and technique have grown tremendously. Her drama and choir directors have noticed a huge difference - not only in her skill, but in her confidence, too. On top of all that, Molly makes lessons FUN!! We highly recommend her!"
Brenda
Took Singing lessons from Molly M.
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"Molly is a great teacher for my kids! She knows her craft well, and both of my kids loved working with her! I love that she teaches both in studio and via FaceTime; it makes scheduling lessons so much easier!"
Jennifer
Took Singing lessons from Molly M.
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"This was my first class, it was fun and informative, I was nervous but became more relaxed as the lesson progressed, Sergio was easy to understand and communicate with, his explanations of techniques were complete. I am looking forward to my next classes."
Micki
Took Singing lessons from Sergio S.
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"My son loved her. Very professional. Very patient and encouraging. This lady knows her stuff!"
Jeremiah
Took Singing lessons from Cyndi E.
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"We just had our first call she seems very knowledgeable and is great working online with my young and very beginner daughter. Looking forward to more lessons!"
zoe
Took Singing lessons from Concetta A.
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"Carl helped prepare my son for an upcoming audition and it made a big difference in his ability and confidence in just one lesson!"
Toby
Took Singing lessons from Carl B.
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Singing Lessons in San Francisco

By Margaret G. - San Francisco Voice Teacher

Hi everyone! My name is Margaret and I am a classically trained singer and voice teacher currently living in the heart of beautiful San Francisco. I am somewhat new to San Francisco, but am already feeling settled in and enjoying every moment. And there is much to enjoy about San Francisco! The weather is fun and unpredictable, every neighborhood portrays a distinct style and personality, and the food is delicious and unforgettable. Above all this, what I enjoy most about San Francisco are the people. Everyone I have met exhibits a strong passion for the arts, music, and performance. There is also an expectation of high quality work, which I take pride in being a part of and I hope you will too!

The musical diversity in San Fran

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cisco became apparent to me during the first month after my move. The city is bursting with music styles ranging from heavy metal to professional opera. What a treat for any explorer of music, especially those taking singing lessons in San Francisco! There are opportunities around every corner of the city. One only needs to put their musical passion forward and discover what they are capable of.

My passion for vocal performance is strong, and that is why I enjoy singing and sharing my knowledge and skills with others by teaching singing lessons in San Francisco. I believe music is an important and valuable part of any child or young adult’s developmental growth, and a benefit to any mature adult who wants their voice to be heard. Good luck with your musical growth as you begin your journey of taking singing lessons in San Francisco!

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