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Rhonda S.

43 Reviews
Hayward, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
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Rhonda S.

43 Reviews
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I've been teaching guitar to students of all experience levels and ages for 20 years. I structure lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of basic musicianship. I typically use Hal Leonard Guitar Method for those students who want to learn to read music.

About Rhonda

I have always had a love for music. From all the music trivia games my family won't play with me, to my large collection of records, cassettes, and CDs - I am hooked! I made my solo performance debut at age 7 by singing "It's A Small World" acapella in a school talent show. At age 9 I started

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Justin O.
fantastic and lovely teacher.
AJ G.
Will schedule more lessons with Rhonda
Rebecca
I am 68 years old, just start my new piano journey at the very beginning, I immediately in love playing piano from the first lesson with Rhonda, she ignites the spark for me to learn and to play piano. Thank you Rhonda for your patience and gentle with me.
Rebecca

Tracy C.

San Jose, CA
Starting at $85
  • Teaches students Male: 3 to 21; Female: 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tracy C.

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Hello. My name is Tracy Cruz and I teach all styles and levels. I’m a multi-award winning singer and songwriter and have taught music since 2004. I offer vocal/songwriting lessons, music consultations, and classes to help prepare students for auditions, recordings sessions, and competitions. I love encouraging and guiding aspiring and seasoned singers in achieving their musical goals.

About Tracy

Tracy Cruz began teaching vocal lessons to inspire singers to openly share and pursue their passion for music. Her #1 goal is to guide all of her students in becoming stronger, more confident and happier singers. Her unique teaching method allows students to be creatively free, build confidence, st

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Calvin L.

4 Reviews
Newark, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English and Cantonese
  • Bachelor's Degree of Music Education from San Jose State
  • Teaching since 2008
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Calvin L.

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Dear parents and students,

I began playing the piano at the age of five. In 2008, I completed Music Teachers' Association of California Keyboard test and had the Certificate of Merit Advanced Level. I continued my training with Dr. Gwendolyn Mok and Dr. Sultanov at San Jose State School of Music and Dance, where I received my Bachelor's Degree of Music Education.

Not only I had high quality piano lessons with professional doctors in music, I took copious amount of music classes to explore my music skills. Classes are including Piano Pedagogy, Piano Accompaniment, Recital Preparation and Interpretive, Piano sight-reading, Beethoven's literature, and High school choir. I have performed as soloist and chamber musician in various locations which included performing in concerts, nursing home, and school functions.

I am bilingual in Cantonese and English and teaching at Fremont/Union City area.

About Calvin

Dear parents and students, I began playing the piano at the age of five. In 2008, I completed Music Teachers' Association of California Keyboard test and had the Certificate of Merit Advanced Level. I continued my training with Dr. Gwendolyn Mok and Dr. Sultanov at San Jose State School of Music

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Serena
From the way I sit to my hand position, Mr. Calvin has patiently guiding me to the right direction. My piano playing has been gradually improving in the last few months- thanks to Mr. Calvin.
Sam
Mr. Lo is great.
He makes my daughter play through a piece slowly without mistake first.
And then he will sing along and she can play in a steady tempo.

My daughter has a great time with Mr. Lo for three years already, and we are looking forward for another three years with him.
Diane
In the beginning I choose Mr. Calvin because he is really close to my home.
And it turns out that he is really nice and clear with his instruction.
My son enjoys learning piano with Mr. Calvin.

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Emma C.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
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Emma C.

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I studied voice at the Yale School of Music and also trained as an actor at the New York Film Academy and Stella Adler Studio and am a professional actress and singer in NYC. As a voice and acting coach, I am fully invested in the growth and success of my students! My lessons are tailored to my students' level, learning style, and goals and students are given specific tools to help strengthen their craft. I teach beginner/intermediate level actors and singers and would love to work with you!

About Emma

I am a working professional and recently made my off-Broadway debut with the Atlantic Theatre Company production of Last Stop on Market Street and perform at various gigs throughout the city (Sofar Sounds, Rockwood Music Hall, etc.). Although I perform and audition regularly, I am still very passio

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Gideon G.
Emma is a wonderful teacher. She was genuine and gentle when giving feedback. She was very relatable to my daughter who is 13 and made her feel completely at ease. My daughter learned a lot in one lesson and thoroughly enjoyed it.
AriDy Nox
Emma is an incredible performer, artist, song-writer, and educator! She is incredibly patient, kind, welcoming, and warm. She is extremely talented and attentive, which results in invaluable knowledge being imparted on a constant basis and encouraging critique on areas where one is more challenged.

Worth every penny!
Britney A
Emma is a great and patient acting teacher. While my other teachers rarely dived into my characters' objectives, Emma never fails to work with me on character development, script analysis, projection, breathing, and stage presence. I learned so much from her, I recommend her for everyone.

Boris S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 18 to 90
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Boris S.

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Vocal Instruction for beginners.
f you are looking to improve your singing voice, I can show you how.
I was a terrible singer and thought I could never learn. But I was fortunate enough to study from the best

About Boris

I care passionately about teaching. And about my student’s development and growth. I’m devoted to making sure that my clients achieve their goals, musically. My technique leads you to a stronger, more reliable voice enabling you to sing your entire range and to do it better. My students are ultima

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Mohab E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English and Arabic
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mohab E.

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Years of experience and knowledge.

About Mohab

Hello Everyone, I been playing guitar for more than 30 years. Through this year's I been through everything you can think of to play this instrument (books, lessons, teachers, videos) my goal always not to play the guitar but to be a master of the instrument with in depth understanding of music th

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"Jesse is a great teacher! I am a novice Ukelele player. On our first lesson he was able to perceive what I knew and what I needed to progress. I’ve had fun each day working the exercises he gave me. Looking forward to further lessons and learning more!"
- Jennifer
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"Thomas was great; reliable and on time. He was clear with instructions and expectations. My son enjoyed piano with Thomas!"
- Mia
Took Piano lessons from Thomas K.
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"Heather is a such great teacher. I felt so great to have choose her. I'm definitely will continue taking classes with her. Heather has the talent to guide you in the right path. I loved it. =D A wonderful person to be around. She is just THE BEST."
- Liliane
Took Singing lessons from Heather M. L.
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"I couldn't be more happy with the bassoon lessons that Jack has with my daughter. The online lessons are so convenient and a great way to work with this fantastic teacher. Jack's teaching style is extremely positive and supportive. He encourages my daughter to push out of her comfort zone and grow as a musician. The progress that she has made with him is incredible. He is very knowledgeable about music and integrates music theory, sight reading, and rhythm studies into their lessons. You can see that he loves playing and teaching the bassoon and that excitement carries over to my daughter. She never wants to put her bassoon down after their lessons! Lessons with Jack have been the best thing we've done to support her playing bassoon."
- Nicole
Took Bassoon lessons from Jack F.
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"Had a wonderful first lesson with Karmyn.. I'm so looking forward to the next. Thank you so much!"
- Fernande
Took Singing lessons from Karmyn T.
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"Daniel is a very skilled bassist , lessons are going well . I really like him . Looking forward to our next lesson ."
- BRYAN
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"I took weekly electric guitar lessons with Scott from 2004 to 2012. He is without a doubt an extremely talented, enthusiastic, and compassionate teacher. Whether he was helping me learn basic chords or teaching me complicated songs, Scott never wavered in his dedication to teaching. Over the eight years as his student, Scott gave constructive criticism in a courteous manner. He was on time, inquisitive about the songs and music I was listening to, and ended lesson with new material for me to practice. I wholeheartedly recommend Scott to any aspiring guitar student."
- Rush
Took Guitar lessons from Scott K.
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"she had a great first lesson!"
- Athea
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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"Nathan was great. My son didn't want to take piano lessons at first, but had completely changed his mind by the end of his first lesson. He said Nathan was "so cool" and he showed me all the things he learned in his first 30 minutes. We can't wait to continue his lessons."
- Aiden
Took Piano lessons from Nathan W.
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"Paul is a master of his craft. He is a very patient teacher that works with you to help you find what you're doing right and what your opportunities are. I had spent a year teaching myself guitar and bad a lot of bad habits to break. Paul's helped me become a much better guitar player. As a bonus Paul is very good at linking advice on the music genres that you like"
- Dave
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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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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