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Popular Music Theory Teachers in San Jose, CA

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Nicholas M.

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

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Learn and be proficient with the concepts, scales, melodies, chords, rhythm, and progressions that are used to make up the various genres of music and performance.

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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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.
ZHIBO Z.
Nicholas is a really patient teacher in the first class.
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DeAnna H.

14 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1982
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DeAnna H.

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I have a strong background in music theory. My doctoral dissertation was analytical in content. I love music theory - it is like solving puzzles! If you want to learn about theory in an exciting and fun way, I would love to help you!

About DeAnna

Hello! I have been teaching piano since 1982 when I finished my degree in piano performance. I also have a Doctorate in Piano Performance, and have an artist diploma from the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg, Austria. However, I think what makes me special is that I combine a friendly approach to t

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Daniel
Most single productive day I’ve had at the piano.
Martin
DeAnna has excellent credentials as a pianist and music theorist, but more importantly for me she is a patient teacher and good communicator who works hard to ensure that I learn and understand even the most basic skills and techniques. She is also fun to talk to and be with, and her love of music is infectious. She is an excellent teacher for an older student, and I imagine for younger ones too.
Ian
Deanna was great! Nice, patient, encouraging, and knowledgeable. I learned basic technique which already has me feeling more comfortable. I'm looking forward to progressing and confident I've made the right choice.
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Erasmo R.

11 Reviews
Saratoga, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English and Spanish, Japanese
  • MIDI “- 2006 (Degree received) from Riverside City College
  • Teaching since 2003
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Erasmo R.

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About Erasmo

Hello Parents and Students, I have been teaching and writing music professionally for sixteen years. My first introduction to music was just like some of you, starting in high school, where I had a great teacher that encouraged me to play. This helped me so much, and I wouldn't be where I am if

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Sachin G.
Erasmo is very patient with my 9 year old who had stopped his drums lessons for about a year and his technique of teaching is different from the previous teacher as in he's touching up on more basic techniques and working on fundamentals in addition to just practicing some songs every class. I think in the long run my son will benefit from that.
Ashton G.
My son Enjoyed very much
Mari Larios
Hes such a great tracher. Julia is five years old and enjoyed learning with him. Hes flexible and patient. Thank u Erasmo.

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Chris C.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music from Belmont University
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Chris C.

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Want to learn how theory can be applied to better your songwriting, transcribing, or improvising? I will teach you whatever you want to know, be it chord construction, chord-scale relationships, the Nashville number system, chord substitutions, harmonic analysis, etc.

About Chris

Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instr

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Jared Goralnick
Chris is thoughtful, patient, and always prepared. I've taken lessons with him since August and have learned theory, many songs, and my playing is essentially night & day versus before. More than that, I look forward to our weekly lessons because they're always fun and a chance to pepper Chris with questions that he always has the answer to. I have recommended many folks to Chris and you would be wise to take lessons with him, too!
Happy
Chris helped me a lot when I felt like I was stuck at the level I was at — he opened new doors for me that I didn’t even know were there. He’s passionate about sharing his knowledge and will take the time to help you grow from wherever you might be.
Rashaan
Chris is an excellent teacher. He has really helped me achieve a newfound joy in music through guitar. I am constantly impressed by his knowledgeable, calculated, and individualized instruction paired with his gentle, gracious disposition. I especially love the balance he helps me find between technical skills that have helped me be successful in starting from scratch with the instrument while also helping me to be musical, have fun, and focus in on the guitar player that I want to be.
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Rachel H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Fluent English, German, French, Italian Dialects
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Soloist Award Winner from VSA of NJ
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Rachel H.

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Trying to compose your first song? Improve your piano skills? This theory class will go through the basics to more advanced levels as you progress in your theory knowledge.

About Rachel

I love performing and teaching! I've performed at multiple venues in New York City, including Carnegie Hall and Off-Broadway. I studied piano, opera performance and musical theater at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and acting at Primary Stages. I'm playing a nurse this season on New Ams

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Eden T.
She was absolutely fantastic with my 5 year old daughters first lesson. She had her smiling the whole time.....we are coming back next week for sure.
Nikki R.
My first vocal teacher and the best!

Ms. Rachel was an amazing vocal teacher! We would always start off with simple and fun warm-ups, breathing techniques, and would practice singing songs from musicals. My first couple lessons she taught me how to sing I Feel Pretty from West Side Story and we both had so much fun with it! After a little while we learned Cups from Pitch Perfect and then we got into the Vaccai book and I learned a couple songs from there. Overall Ms. Rachel was the best! She even offered to Skype a lesson with me since she moved. She cared about me and always helped me improve my voice in every way she could. I love her!

Danielle L.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music Business and Vocal Performance from Five Towns College
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Danielle L.

32 Reviews
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I studied Music Theory for many years and have developed a solid technique that I teach all my students so that they can read music fluently

About Danielle

I have been taking the world by surprise since the age of 4. I began studying at Queens College at 6 years old and was a recital pianist by the age of 12. I was a consumer of music, from the Music Theory lessons on Saturdays, piano lessons on Thursdays and voice lessons on Saturday afternoons, my l

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Maya Y.
Danielle was encouraging and warm as an instructor for my nine year old daughter;immediately made her feel at ease. Danielle’s also very knowledgeable and experienced in her piano expertise .
Marilyn D.
Excellent teaching.
Benjamín
Great experience, my son love her...

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in San Jose, CA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in San Jose is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Eric is an awesome teacher! Hes helping me get ready for my NYU audition for a masters program and so far he was able to teach me things I struggled learning dor the longest time. Definitely would recommend him!"
Aaron
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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"Took jazz lessons from Lisa and learned a lot!!! It was a great experience and she is a great teacher! Lisa has a great way of pushing your comfort zone and bringing out your best. Highly recommended!!!"
Rick
Took Music Theory lessons from Lisa N.
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"Bill is an excellent teacher! He caters the lessons to what you want to learn and sure knows how to teach. I like that Bill was able to highlight my strengths while still challenging and bettering my weaknesses. Highly recommend lessons with him!"
Jonathan Miller
Took Music Theory lessons from Bill G.
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"Jonathan was great! He captured my son's attention and taught him the critically important basics.
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Julian
Took Music Theory lessons from Jonathan H.
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"David is not only a delightful person, he's also an excellent piano teacher. I'm a piano teacher myself yet I needed some help with improvisation--my weakest link. He patiently walked me through adding chords and harmony to a melody. I learned a lot of new ideas, such as leaving out the emotive third interval...that's better utilized in the right hand. He demonstrated how to take a familiar classical piece, namely Mozart's Rondo Alla Turca, and play it completely by ear. His musicianship is lovely and he is patient and thorough in his explanations. His knowledge of music theory is complete and sound. I highly recommend him to anyone looking to start or continue music lessons. He is truly passionate about music and his profession."
Allie
Took Music Theory lessons from David H.
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"I studied music theory with Adam because I needed extra help for college classes, and he was a huge help! There were so many concepts that I knew a little about, but Adam helped fill in the gaps of knowledge and familiarized me with the concepts so well, that I could teach them myself! He is patient, humorous, and a complete joy to take lessons from."
Eric
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Michelle is very patient and taught me different ways of solving problems with SATB and other music theory concepts like voice leading and chord functions. She also helped me practice my musicianship skills."
Hadassah
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"When looking for an instructor what is best to find is knowledge of the subject. When it comes to Mr. Newbold, he delivers; Whether it be current or past. He has had outstanding experience with acclimating to every student's needs and learning style. He provides a great environment/atmosphere which is critical to learning. If his credentials don't speak enough, then his personal musical talent should."
MacKenzie
Took Music Theory lessons from Dustin N.
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"Adam is extremely knowledgeable and knows how to help people with what they don't understand. He explains things as clearly and simply as possible and is good at finding other ways of explaining things if you don't understand the first time. His kindness and patience is always a good bonus. 10/10 would recommend."
Madison
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Music theory has always fascinated me but I could never quite get the hang of it. Zack explains things clearly and works thoroughly to make sure you understand each topic and how it works before moving on. I recommend him to all of my music friends, and if you're reading this I recommend him to you,
too! You won't regret it, he's worth every penny."
Ginnie
Took Music Theory lessons from Zack D.
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