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Mark B.

26 Reviews
Castro Valley, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded King Of The Blues from Guitar Center
  • No degree from University Of The Pacific
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Mark B.

26 Reviews
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Many people want to be able to play their musical instrument by ear training. An important part of ear training is learning the intervals (musical distance) between notes you hear. This is something that got touched on when I was a music major in school & college. I taught myself intervals related to common songs I've heard. By applying this knowledge to the guitar, my fingers will automatically go to the right notes I am "hearing in my head" without really thinking about it...it bypasses my intellect. This can really help decide which position to play a certain musical phrase on a guitar, for example.

On an intermediate level, I can train your ear to tell the difference between major chords, minor chords & more complex chords. I can show you how to find the first note or chord of a song. Then you can learn how to tell what the next chords are in a song, based on its relationship with the first chord.
Also whether your instrument is in tune with other instruments or ...

About Mark

I have played on tour with several professional bands, playing rock, pop, blues, African, metal, and country. I now perform live in various bands and record original music as often as possible. My music has gotten airplay in many countries. I started playing guitar at age 9, and recorded 2 si

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Tomas
Best instructor ever
Scott F.
great slide lesson today - really patient and effective teaching - breaking the song down and getting into technique - thank you Mark!!
Richard D.
Great instructor, gave me tips that immediately improved my playing.
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Tingyuan L.

Newark, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Master of MUSIC in Piano Performance from University of Southern California
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Tingyuan L.

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Ear Training Class for enhancing musical study and exam requirement.

About Tingyuan

Online Piano Class Available! I am an established professional pianist. I graduated from University of Southern California with a Master of Music, specifically piano performance. I teach piano students of all different ages and experience levels. I studied classical piano for 20 years. I can te

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Nicholas M.

16 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $45
  • AA Degree in Music from West Valley College
  • Teaches students 5 to 50
  • Teaching since 2013
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Nicholas M.

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Ear Training Lessons may include the following...

+ Vocal warm-up exercises
+ Sight-singing / reading
+ Aural identifications
+ Musical technique and style development
+ Selected songs or pieces to practice
+ A recorded copy of the lesson to review and practice with.

As a private instructor, Nicholas seeks to develop students of his own to build excellent technique that they may become confident and comfortable musical performers in any style they desire.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Piano Keyboard with Music Stand.
Vocal Song Books
Lesson Recording Device

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide a selection of music books to read from, a piano keyboard if the student does not have one, and a lesson recording device. Students may provide any music they wish to work on.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in singing and teaching Art Song, Choral works and Opera/Concert Arias.

About Nicholas

Nicholas M. is available to give voice and piano lessons in-home and in-studio. What to expect in a voice lesson: Vocal warm-ups Technique and style development Selected songs to practice You may record the lessons with your own phone, microphone, etc. As a private instructor, Nicholas

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Sempi
He is friendly, knowledgeable about music, and my son says he is good with kids.
Guan Q.
experienced teacher for singing. And he is very patient and nice.
Ashok
Nicholas has been teaching my daughter vocal lessons for about 11 months and he’s fantastic!

She’s improved so much in 10 months! He’s awesome and delivers results! My daughter enjoys her lessons with him and she’s just 9 years old and has developed so much due to his mentor ship. My daughter also has an aptitude for singing and tends to catch on to his instructions quickly.

Meet Online Ear Training Teachers Serving San Jose, CA

Ed F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Professional Guitar from Musician's Institute, Hollywood, CA
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Ed F.

5 Reviews
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Major, minor, and modal melodies by scale step numbers. Pentatonic and Blues melodies included. Chord progressions by Roman numerals a qualities. Chord quality recognition of harmonic double stops, triads, seventh chords, extended chords and altered chords. Rhythmic ear training of whole, half, quarter, eighth, sixteenth, thirty second notes. Triplets included. All ear training is developed through singing, transcribing , and playing examples.

About Ed

Professional guitarist since 1966 Professional educator since 1985 Certified music instructor by the state of California Faculty member of a famous guitar school Guitarist for Tony & Emmy award winning actress/singer Nell Carter 1990-1995 Guitarist for gold record recording artist/pianist Rog

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Don
Excellent teacher with deep knowledge of the guitar and music.
KYLE
Ed is very knowledgeable and makes the learning process enjoyable
Larry
Ed's vast knowledge, experience and easy demeanor is helping me finally gain a better knowledge of the fretboard and expand beyond "blues box 1" and connect the patterns. I think I see a light bulb.

Maureen S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Awarded Awards from Various
  • Teaching since 1990
  • PhD in Professional Studies in Education from Capella University
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Maureen S.

14 Reviews
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Online Ear Training Teacher

Levels 1-10 MTAC Certificate of Merit, College Level Classical and Jazz

About Maureen

•The styles I teach most often are jazz, classical and popular. Although I have studied many different genres, my specialties are saxophone and composition. I have studied with music teachers such as Anthony Braxton, Herb Pomeroy, Charlie Banacos, Jerry Bergonzi, Gary Burton, Joe Viola, Ken Pullig,

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Beverly
Maureen has been a wonderful clarinet teacher! Being an adult who is picking up the clarinet again, I like how Maureen provides a balance of theory, exercises, improvision, and various methods to help me in my playing.

Maureen is patient, always willing to answer questions and encouraging. She makes you want to try harder!
Dahlia M.
Maureen is patient, methodical and focused. Great first lesson. I am very encouraged.
Maureen
I highly recommend Dr Maureen Spanza . She has been wonderful with teaching my granddaughter

Alex B.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, French, Arabic
  • Awarded David Sides "Playground Piano" International Competition 2st Position from David Sides
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alex B.

14 Reviews
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Online Ear Training Teacher

Develop your musical ear with these simple daily exercises that you can practice on your phone or listening to the radio in the elevator.

About Alex

Alex Boulos built his talent on his home piano listening to his father's compositions. He won an international competition of piano played by ear from David Sides Playground Sessions when he was 13 years old as well as many other talent shows and contests.  Alex started giving piano improvisatio

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Lexi (.
After first lesson, Alex promises to be a great instructor. He was able to assess my skill level quickly to focus on where I should begin learning, improving and growing.
Cheryl Brown
Alex was awesome, exciting to be his student...
Kristina P.
Very good so far I learned a lot in just 45 minutes , see you at the next class Alex!

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Average Cost of Ear Training Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute ear training lessons in San Jose is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $134 per hour.
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$55 average
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"Fawn is the best music teacher I've ever had."
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Took Ear Training lessons from Fawn A.
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"Stephanie is an amazing teacher! She has helped me so much with basic ear training! I was worried about learning basic ear training online but her method is great and I have made so my progress in a short amount of time spent with her already! I highly recommend her for lessons!"
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Took Ear Training lessons from Stephanie Q.
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"My daughter is a beginner and Cyndi is very patient and positive with her!!"
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Took Ear Training lessons from Cyndi E.
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"Great teacher on my son's 1st ear training looking forward on future lessons with her."
Robert
Took Ear Training lessons from Marty W.
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"Rachel is great! So happy to be taking lessons and hearing differences in my voice already!"
Maddie
Took Ear Training lessons from Rachel S.
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"Ms. Jackson is a dynamic teacher whose energy elevates my soul!"
La-Rhonda
Took Ear Training lessons from Shanita J.
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"Perfect teacher for me! LOVE her!"
Jenni
Took Ear Training lessons from Fawn A.
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Michael
Took Ear Training lessons from Daniel K.
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"I am beyond grateful for finding Nils. Not only is he is so kind and encouraging [with amazing energy], but he has also opened up parts of my brain that have previously fought to stay closed. The way he explains things really makes more sense to me than ever before, and with his help, I'm confident that my skills with increase tremendously -- as they already have begun to--- . I highly suggest taking lessons with Nils!"
Lauren Marie
Took Ear Training lessons from Nils B.
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"Fawn is great. She's reliable, punctual, smart, patient and great training me and my daughter how to sing on pitch. I can tell you that before Fawn, my daughter had 3 other vocal coaches and she was frustrated with little or no improvement. Once Fawn came into the picture, that all changed after the very first lesson! My daughter came home last night beaming because she got the LEAD, yes, the LEAD in her school musical. Something that has never happened and would have never happened without Fawn. We are sticking with her. I can't wait to see and hear my daughter and myself continually improve and become the best version we can of ourselves."
Charlene R.
Took Ear Training lessons from Fawn A.
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