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Ahmad G.

208 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Rank #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. from Slash/ Guitar Center
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Ahmad G.

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I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with John Mayer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, George Lynch and many others. I have performed hundreds of concerts in the U.S. as well in Europe and the Middle East with Artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt, Sammy Hagar, Dokken and many others. I ranked #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. I was in the "list of top 5 guitar players ever" according to The Examiner, also picked as one of the best guitarists of 2013 and 2014 consecutively in the Rockwell UnScene magazine, and ranked 3rd in the Steve Vai Sam Ash Best in Shred competition.

I find a student's strengths and weaknesses using various ways to encourage each student. I am very patient, ...

About Ahmad

I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself guitar at the age of 12. I moved to the U.S. in 2001 and studied music for 15 years receiving my B.M. & M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained wit

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Lydia
HIGHLY RECOMMEND! Ahmad is a wonderful teacher! He gives you the why when he teaches you something new which is very helpful. I enjoy our lessons very much and know I am learning faster than I normally would because of him.
He also gave me great advice when buying a guitar and helped me pick one out.
Brad
Ahmad has been fantastic. I'm an experienced player and he still introduces me to new ideas and ways of thinking about the guitar and music in general. His lessons have reinvigorated my passion for playing and for songwriting. I definitely recommend him.
Mike S.
I have been playing off and on for a couple of years. I took a couple of lessons and didn't gain much. I was provided with some tablature and some audio files with just a minor amount of instruction. The music provided was very simple and I didn't feel like he tried to get to know where i was at and what abilities were.

Nicholas M.

18 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AA Degree in Music from West Valley College
  • Teaching since 2013
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Nicholas M.

18 Reviews
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Learn to project your voice comfortably and confidently in various character styles and songs. Expand your range and understanding of the mechanics of the voice. Learn to take cues from the music and other performing roles.

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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Keith J.
Great first lesson.
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.

Joe M.

9 Reviews
Santa Cruz, CA
Starting at $30
  • Master of Music from California State University of Long Beach
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Joe M.

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Lesson regiments are tailored to synthesize student goals and musical passions, setting a foundation in the instrument of interest.

Technique and practice-exercises provide the core for study and development (but we won't let that get in the way of the fun!).

My teaching philosophy largely derives from experience with master-drummers of different fields of study; my methods are thus a synthesis of concepts designed to ensure anyones improvement. We all have rhythm!

About Joe

I am a professional percussionist and drum instructor based out of the Tannery Arts Center in Santa Cruz. I teach both studio and outcall lessons to all ages, covering drumset, steel pan, hand drumming, orchestral percussion, music theory, and piano. Additionally, I am a leader in the samba

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Calla
Joe seems to be a patient and thorough teacher. Happy to start lessons
Riley
My son enjoys his lessons with Joe very much. He’s an encouraging teacher.
Olin
My son loves his drum lessons. Being eight, he naturally has an excess amount of energy and a tendency to chat but Joe has a way of engaging him and keeps him learning. Very positive and supportive as well.

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Dmitri R.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Russian, Italian, Spanish, German
  • Voice from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dmitri R.

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Did you know that sometimes the best performers are not the ones with the best voice or looks? Ill be more than happy to share the tools needed on your way to a world class performer! The reason I have been able to perform internationally for more than 5 years now, is not just talent or luck.
There are tools of communicating music to the audience which makes them fall in love with the performer and always want more.

About Dmitri

As a singer with an ongoing career, there is nothing more enjoyable than sharing my international stage experience as well as years of real life technical vocal knowledge with my students, to help them achieve immediate results in their vocal progress regardless of their current level of developmen

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Anna Z.
Thanks to Dmitri I learned how to read Russian in 20 min)) Now he is explaining to me the structure of the language and I've already learned some key phases! Dmitri, Thank you for opening the door to this beautiful language!
Milena F.
In the very first lesson Dmitri was able to fix my breathy singing voice issue once and for all! I am so happy with him and could not recommend him more!
He really speaks several languages and has a vast knowledge not only on technique but on repertoire and style.
Most importantly is that he is patient and so encouraging.

George F.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 5 to 30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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George F.

6 Reviews
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Is the art of performing in a concert, recital, audition, outdoors or in church. An event in which a performer or group of performers behave in a particular way for another group of people

About George

I am so glad you’re here! The music lessons for young children are full of fun, interactive activities with iPads apps and traditional methods that not only help develop a strong musical foundation and build essential life skills, but offer a unique bonding experience for you and your child.

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Gilbert ..
George explained things very simply.
Alexander J.
George, was very patient, kind, and seem very knowledgeable. He seems to understand the pedagogy of teaching to kids and realize they all learn differently. I personally think he went above and beyond for my Son first class and for our first introduction. He offered a more modern approach method of teaching music and Piano to my son who so far seem more receptive in learning and practicing. Will se where that take us but I am very please so far.
Tracie S.
George is totally passionate about teaching. He encourages the kids to practice and do their best. He has great knowledge and understanding of music theory. He is pleasant, easy going and works really well with kids. Overall really good teacher. Recommend!
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August H.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music from Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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August H.

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I perform all genres of music and play with the top professionals in the music industry.

About August

Augie Haas currently lives in New York City where he is a professional trumpeter, composer, and teacher. As one of the most in-demand trumpet players in New York, Augie has worked with artists including Harry Connick, Jr., The Maria Schneider Orchestra, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, The Gil Evans Pr

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in San Jose is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$69 average

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"She is the best she gives u great pointer you would love her and she is very nice."
Princess
Took Music Performance lessons from Cyndi E.
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"Antonio is a talented musician who kindly plays the guitar for some of my Flamenco dance classes. He also participates in some of Tablado Dance Company performances as a guest artist and it's always a pleasure to share the stage with such an artist!"
Solange
Took Music Performance lessons from Antonio G.
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"Preparing for a performance at my friend's wedding. His experience has been vital in prepping me to anticipate variables and how to play through mistakes etc."
Ingrid
Took Music Performance lessons from Phil C.
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"Where do I begin? Christine is a woman with a voice, not only will you learn proper singing and the fundamentals of music. But she will encourage you to dream and think BIG. I have such respect for Ms. Christine and her love for music, that I tell everyone I meet, to take lessons with Ms. Christine.

If you truly want a teacher who cares about you and your musical dreams, then you NEED to take lessons with Ms. Christine. She has taught me and my Day Care children so much about music education, I will forever be grateful to her talents. Thanks you so much Ms. Christine!

For anyone reading this review.....all I can say is BOOK NOW!!!!"
Shauna Francis, Francis Grace Day Care
Took Music Performance lessons from Christine G.
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"Daughter Loves Class

My six-year-old loves to perform. Randy has been helping her with her intonation, piano playing, performing, and general ear for music in a manner that is fun and successful. My daughter is excited all week to go to her class."
Erika
Took Music Performance lessons from Randy L.
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"Liz applies a comprehensive approach to teaching music performance. Liz is especially helpful to anyone preparing for auditions. Great instructor."
Kelli
Took Music Performance lessons from Liz T.
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"My daughter Ashley has studied with Stacey for over 2 years. She is a wonderful teacher. She is very patient and makes lessons fun but productive. She wants the very best for her students and works very hard to make sure that they excel in their chosen field of music. Stacey always made sure that Ashley was prepared for upcoming competitions, college auditions and even helped her find scholarship opportunities.Stacey has also worked with numerous other students that Ashley attended school with and they absolutely love her as well. I would highly recommend Stacey to anyone in need of a good music instructor."
Ashley
Took Music Performance lessons from Stacey S.
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"Dave is the best Instructor one can have for Trumpet and Jazz Music. A stellar Jazz Musician in my eyes and in my ears. Plain greatness. Language oh my... This cat has it all ! He also provided me with fantastic trumpet/chops exercices. Overall each trumpet lesson was a very inspiring musical experience for me."
Rémy
Took Music Performance lessons from David N.
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"Melanie is incredibly thoughtful and thorough in her approach to teaching voice. She is the most patient and knowledgeable teacher I've ever had. If I've ever not understood a concept, she helps me to work through it in my time. She quickly identified my strengths and helped me to keep them strong while working diligently improving my weakest parts. I highly recommend her if you are looking for someone who will be the best teacher you have ever had."
Ashley
Took Music Performance lessons from Melanie A.
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"I like having voice lessons in the privacy of a building other than my home."
Olivia
Took Music Performance lessons from Udell H.
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