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Annemarie W.

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San Jose, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish-Italian
  • Music, Vocal Performance from Sonoma State University
  • Teaching since 2001
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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
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • BA in Music + Teaching credential from Humboldt State University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Linda C.

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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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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
  • Awarded UIL Outstanding Soloist from Texas State Solo and Ensemble Competition
  • 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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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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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
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • 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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"Katie is fabulous to work with. She was very positive and encouraging as well as insightful with tips for dealing with nerves during the audition. Her approach includes technical tips which she introduces in a very hands on, experiential way that my 12 yr old with no vocal training could understand. My daughter felt more confident going in to audition after working with Katie."
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"I highly recommend Alex if you really want to get into professional singing or playing piano. You have to try it to know, I just can't put everything into words."
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"Lana is a truly gifted teacher. She started teaching our daughter when she was 6 (now turning 8). Her progress has been exceptional and she absolutely loves her lessons. Lana is patient and kind and never gets frustrated.. She always makes the lesson positive, upbeat, fun, and productive. Our daughter can tend to get frustrated when pieces get harder and Lana knows just when to pull back to a more fun, easier song, and when to push through and get amazing results. She is truly something special."
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"Helping me progress with correct technique."
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"Maria is one of the best teacher I ever had. She is warm and has an excellent teaching. I Improved greatly. I recommend her very much . My playing is much better today Thanks to her advice."
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Took Violin lessons from Maria C.
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Farobag Cooper excels with the student who has played the piano over a period of years. Fingering, for example, is adjusted to fit the player's hands rather than the proscribved notations of the publisher. Interpretation is noted and practiced at every moment of the composition often by the instructor then followed by the student. Perhaps what sets Farobag apart is his manner of conducting as one performs. It is a feeling like being in an orchestra with one's personal conductor. But first mastery of score. Then interpretation. Voila! Music."
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I've been taking lessons from Anthony G. for over a month now, and his ability to make the lessons easy to understand has helped my guitar playing tenfold. His method of teaching makes it easy to understand guitar fundamentals and theory. He's a great guitar player and by far the best teacher I've ever had. Anthony is not just a teacher, but a guitar coach and mentor! I would recommend him to anyone that's interested in taking lessons."
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