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Annemarie W.

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San Jose, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish-Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Annemarie W.

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Bel Canto Technique, proper breathing, projection of the voice, expression of the voice, posture, performance technique, vocal pedagogy, vocal anatomy.

About Annemarie

I am an excellent and very experienced musician and vocal/piano coach. I focus on technical skills, creative expression, theory, a beautiful sound, body mechanics and enhancing the joy and appreciation of Music. I have a Master of Arts degree in Music and Education from Sonoma State University, and

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Karen P.
Such a great music teacher! Annemarie is very knowledgable and patient. My daughter has learned so much from her.
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Linda C.

22 Reviews
Campbell, CA
Starting at $40
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1981
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Linda C.

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About Linda

I have been a public school music teacher for 30+ years. I am an optimistic, enthusiastic person, who will help you learn music reading in addition to music playing. I started on piano as a young child, and studied clarinet from elementary school through college, where I focused on french horn. I h

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Steven
My son has loved taking lessons with Linda. She is setting just the right pace with him. She is flexible given his strengths and weaknesses. He was genuinely disappointed when I told him he couldn't go to lessons this week because of a family commitment. Can't recommend highly enough!
Janet P.
very comfortable and satisfying first lesson.
JoAnn C.
Linda was great! As an adult beginner with the cello she made the lesson enjoyable and easy to follow. She adjusted quickly for where I knew a little and where I knew nothing. Highly recommend her!
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Mike S.

San Jose, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mike S.

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I teach all levels of trumpet with a completely custom lesson plan designed for each student. Trumpet playing should be fun and as effortless as possible!

We will cover:
How to play trumpet (tone, range, articulation)
How to read music
Techniques for better sightreading
Body use (how a relaxed body can lead to better playing)
Music Theory (how does music work and how can I use this knowledge to my advantage?)
Mental aspects of music (overcoming stage fright, preparing for a performance)
All styles are covered from jazz to classical and everything in between.

About Mike

Everyone is different so the way I approach teaching trumpet is different for everyone! The goal, however, is the same. To be great trumpet players and have fun doing it. I'm here to teach anyone and everyone how they can truly enjoy and immerse themselves in music through the trumpet.

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AnnAnn P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Thai
  • Flute Performance from SUNY Purchase
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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AnnAnn P.

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Hello! I'm AnnAnn and I'm excited to hear you play!

I teach students of different levels, and I adapt to the needs of each student. Students will be asked to study tone and technical exercises in addition to their repertoire to help them progress in both fundamental and musical aspects of their playing.

If the student is studying flute in school, they can bring that material for additional help, or we can work on other repertoire to create further challenges outside of the classroom.

If you would like to study with me on a day or time that is not listed, please feel free to message me and we can find a time that works best! I look forward to meeting you and helping you reach your musical goals!

About AnnAnn

AnnAnn Puttithanasorn is currently pursuing her undergraduate degree in Flute Performance at the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music. She was an active student in her high school and has held officer positions as drum major and section leader in band and historian for the National Honor Society. An

Ryan S.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan S.

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Experienced piano teacher of 7 years! My lesson plan is simple : 1. we warm up with basic scales + finger exercises, 2. we focus on tone + proper technique, and 3. we play a variety of solo pieces, duets, and ensemble music (I prepare backing tracks to help w/ rhythm and timing... or play the parts myself).

The time devoted to each portion of the lesson is totally adjustable. You will learn what you want to learn at your own pace.

About Ryan

Experienced cello, drum, piano, and guitar player of 20 years. Has a MFA degree in music composition + a BFA in music performance. Recorded professionally for tv shows such as "Glee," "Entertainment Tonight," and "Extra." Also records for "Sonoton Recordings." Currently resides in Los Angeles, Cali

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Akemi
I could not ask for more in a teacher. Ryan is amazing in every way. He has been teaching my 4 year old son the drums for nearly a year. When my son started lessons, he was actually below the minimum age for students, but he shared a passion for music that Ryan was willing to cultivate and be patient with.

Ryan is versatile in his teaching methods, creative, open, patient. Teaching a young student, Ryan adjusted to teaching music reading fundamentals with colors and shapes. He also figured out ways to correct, critique and build all the while building a young child's confidence.

Ryan provides a written evaluation of our son annually and has him prepare for two public recitals a year. Ryan integrates modern technology into the lessons to quickly provide feedback and create customized beats and tempos to practice to.

Above all, Ryan smiles and laughs. He makes every lesson pleasant and we treasure him, truly.
Matthew K.
Awesome first lesson with Ryan, he teaches at whatever pace you learn best at.
Dat T.
Ryan is very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I had a great time learning guitar from him. Make sure you tell him what your goals are so he can help you achieve them.
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Rocky R.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rocky R.

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Rocky began playing drums and taking private lessons at 12 years old. He started learning classic rock tunes from Rolling Stones to Led Zeppelin. Drums were very easy for Rocky to learn, he was learning techniques and songs very quickly. He wanted to strengthen his musical education which he did at Santa Fe High School.

He took all the music courses, concert band, marching band (section leader), jazz band, and winter drum line. Rocky has jammed with great players such as Poncho Sanchez,Bo Diddley, Christy Hemme (WWE), Murv Douglas (Powerman 5000), etc. He has various musical styles from Jazz to Latin, and R&B to Rock. You can see him playing all over LA and Orange County music venues

About Rocky

I took all the music courses, concert band, marching band (section leader), jazz band, and winter drumline. I have jammed with great players such as Poncho Sanchez, Bo Diddley, Christy Hemme (WWE), Murv Douglas (Powerman 5000), etc. I have various musical styles from Jazz to Latin, and R&B to Rock.

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"David helps a lot. My playing has been getting better every week."
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Took Tuba lessons from David R.
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"My 11 year old daughter thinks Gaw is awesome and so do I!!"
Elaine
Took Singing lessons from Gaw V.
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"Mark took the time to introduce me to the accordion and gave me some basic exercise to practice until our next lesson. I am excited to practice and build up my confidence with this instrument."
Marie
Took Accordion lessons from Mark V S.
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"Low-key, low-stress lesson for adult. Fun also! I was sent home with appropriate assignments. The lesson time was productive."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Teresa Y.
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"Very patient. Knowledgeable."
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Took Harmonica lessons from Winslow Y.
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"Mark is nice and patient."
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Took Violin lessons from Mark T.
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Jaime
Took Piano lessons from Dustin W.
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"My daughter really enjoyed her lesson with Nate. He shared some tricks with her that she was showing me in the car on the way home. She never does that. She left very excited to learn more!"
Amelia
Took Ukulele lessons from Nathan R.
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"I have had other instructors previously and let me tell you, having a great teacher can really change how you improve, your motivational level and discipline in your practices.

Khalil is a great instructor who always prepares and really thinks about his students improving, He is thoughtful about your level and is always pushing you to get better."
Richard
Took Drum lessons from Khalil H.
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"Leslie is a great teacher for my 9 year old daughter. She is fun and upbeat but also makes sure my daughter is learning."
Dalia
Took Flute lessons from Leslie K.
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Music Lessons in San Jose, CA

It takes time, patience, dedication and persistence to make it in the musical industry. Diamonds in the rough don't make themselves sparkle; they need the help of a fine craftsman to help them form. In order to really excel, musicians need the guidance of a professional instructor to master their craft.



TakeLessons can help you find that perfect teacher. Within the San Jose area, several professional musicians are willing to give their time to help younger musicians lead the next generation. All San Jose music instructors complete yearly background checks to ensure your safety, as well as an extensive interview process - so you know you’re being taught by the best of the best. Moreover, your first music lesson comes with a 100% Money Back Guarantee, so there is absolutely no risk in trying it out!



In addition to security and a great network of teachers, TakeLessons offers variety. Popular subjects include guitar, bass, drums and percussion, piano and voice. We also offer brass and woodwind instrument lessons, such as the trumpet, saxophone, clarinet, trombone and French horn. For our more advanced students, we also offer lessons in music theory, performance techniques, recording secrets and song composition.



Don't wait to take your music skills to the next level! Simply use our easy search tool to find a teacher for San Jose music lessons, or call 877-231-8505 to speak with a friendly TakeLessons representative who will guide you through the process. Book your private music lessons today, and start working toward all of your music goals!

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