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Winslow Y.

16 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1972
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Winslow Y.

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Music theory is just the names and numbers we use to identify and organize musical sounds so that they sound good and happen at the right time, with great beats. It's way better than grunting and pointing when musicians communicate. I can teach theory the classical way, the Nashville way, or the juke joint way - whatever you need to understand musical materials so that you can use them to best advantage and communicate with your fellow musicians

About Winslow

My focus is on you - helping you achieve your goals with the harmonica, whatever they may be. Whatever inspires you to pick up the harmonica, whoever you want to emulate, whatever style grabs you, I bring the background, deep knowledge, and teaching experience to enrich your understanding and grow

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James H.
So awesome, very knowledgeable and patient teacher. Can't wait to practice and do more of these!
William Y.
Great instructor. Very patient with the basics and advanced technique.
Gabriel P.
Great foundation in harmonica
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Mandy B.

8 Reviews
San Leandro, CA
Starting at $40
  • MM, BM from California State University, Long Beach
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mandy B.

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Coaching will help to develop song/aria. We will dig into story line/plot to bring out an organic performance. Techniques allow student to grasp characters/mood.

About Mandy

I have been singing since I was a little girl and began studying voice at age 15. I was singing in my first band when I was in high school and participating in vocal competitions. Professionally, I was a back-up vocalist and percussionist with the Sam Morrison Band from 2006-2012, where I traveled

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Dolores
Manny is awesome!!
Dolores M.
Mandy appears to be a lovely, friendly and competent piano instructor. Her piano space is very suitable and I like her very much.
Zahraa
Mandy is awesome :)

Madeleine G.

Redwood City, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Madeleine G.

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Madeleine's teaching technique is all-encompassing - when you learn how to sing in a safe, healthy way, you get the skills you need in order to sing your whole life long. No pain in your throat, no air leakage, easy singing and easy breathing.
Learn how to sing at 100% full power by activating your lower body.
Learn how to sing in your "dome."
Vigorous training exercises help you feel various resonances in your head and face.
Extend your range by at least half an octave through specific stretches.

About Madeleine

I absolutely love teaching. I try to give my cello and voice students an education with the goal that they will someday be able to join an orchestra and be able to share in the joy of music making with others. I focus on a firm grounding of music theory and sight-reading so that students will come

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Monica
Madeleine taught me so much about singing and the process behind it. she taught me warm-ups and technique that I use all the time and on top of that, introduced me to music theory and ear training. She is a joy to take lessons from and I highly recommend her

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Cameron B.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts - Music Performance / Jazz Concentration from Butler University
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Cameron B.

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I am an experienced educator with over 10 years of experience playing and teaching music. I have played in various musical situations from playing my own compositions to playing in rock bands and to playing with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Lessons are tailored to each students specific needs. Typically my lessons focus on drum-set, stylistic drumming, and practice techniques, but I also teach guitar, piano, music theory, and music production.

Have a song you want to learn? Hit me up and let's break it down!

About Cameron

Taking lessons with me will be a fun learning experience. As an active musician I have lots of experience playing in the real world. I have a laid back personality but I'm not afraid to give you a push. I'm eager to begin lessons and take your playing to the next level! Currently, I work as a

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Mathew M.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Mathew M.

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Mat provides custom designed guitar lessons to fit each students’ learning style, and help them achieve their unique goals. Lessons will cover chords, songs, scales, technique, theory, reading music, and much more. Students will learn to play their favorite songs, and learn to write and improvise their own original music.

About Mathew

Mat has been teaching guitar for 14 years, and has been performing guitar, bass, and drums with rock bands for 18 years. He studied music and guitar performance through years of private lessons, and has a Music Theory Professional Certificate from Berklee College of Music. Mat teaches everything fr

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Myk B.
My first lesson with Mat and he was very professional, friendly, informative, and patient. I'm looking forward to our next lesson
Ryan
Mathew is wonderful! My son loved his first lesson!
Shawn
Mathew has made learning fun and stress free for my son. Without Mat's patience and support I do not believe my son would be taking lessons for more than a couple of months much less a year later. My son looks forward to lessons, he trusts Mat, and considers Mat a friend. I can not praise Mat enough for all his contributions to my son's new skill and his part in the building of my son's self esteem!

David R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David R.

7 Reviews
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I will get students playing the songs they like right away as they learn new skills that will improve their playing.

About David

I have been giving guitar lessons for 10 years and playing guitar since I was 12 years old. I will customize each lesson to meet your needs and give you the tools that you need to achieve your goals. Along the way, I will broaden your horizons to accomplish more than you thought possible! I h

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Avishai V.
Dave is very good with younger children. My 6yr old son loves his Guitar lessons with Dave. I was a little skeptical when I started as I was not so sure how much my son would enjoy the lessons, but it has been very good. I would strongly recommend Dave.
matt
Great first lesson. Really tailored to what i want to learn and try to do. Thanks
Melissa Maynard
Great first time lesson. Very accommodating to personal skill level!

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"After just two vocal lessons with no prior vocal experience, I seem to be finding my voice with James' teaching methods. James has the musical theory background and the experience in the music industry that he brings to the table to make you a well-rounded musician/vocalist."
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Took Vocal Training lessons from James W.
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"Nice and patient teacher! I highly recommend him!"
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Took Singing lessons from Christiaan S.
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"We are working with Jim currently. My son is adhd. And we are adjusting to his needs. Jim has been very patient. Good experience so far."
Andrea
Took Piano lessons from Jim W.
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"Josh has been a fantastic Instructor for my middle school age son. He worked closely with him on several pieces that were required to audition at two summer music camps helping him to move from near last position the year before to the top of the class. His improvements were formally recognized with an award at the end of 7th grade and I think Josh was a large part of that improvement. We were saddened to hear that Josh would be leaving the Denver area but wish him the best of success in his new ventures. Josh is an excellent instructor and we would certainly work with him again in the future."
Mark
Took Clarinet lessons from Josh G.
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"Makala's knowledge of music and vocal training really helped me to discover my own voice. She is incredibly positive, patient, knowledgeable, and sincerely cares about her craft and students. I would recommend her to anyone who is beginning or advanced."
Derek
Took Singing lessons from Makala W.
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"Would recommend! Oliver tailors classes to your level and goals. He is patient and gets excited about songs that you want to play."
YC
Took Guitar lessons from Oliver H.
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"Great guy! Really easy-going and knows what he is doing. 10yr old daughter can’t wait for the next lesson!"
Zoe
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ben Z.
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"After learning the piano as a child I decided to take up lessons again and started working with Fawn about 16 months ago. What can I say… She’s fantastic! Fawn is a highly accomplished, talented pianist and an excellent teacher who is passionate about her instrument. She has exceptional musical knowledge and uses effective, intuitive teaching methods. Over the last 16 months I have focused on theory, technique and sound production and I’m now playing things I wouldn’t have dreamed of playing a year ago which is testament to Fawn's expertise, professionalism and patience. Lessons are well structured, fun and punctuated with the right level of humor making them thoroughly enjoyable.
Fawn is always willing to go that extra mile for her students and gave me some hugely helpful advice when buying a new piano (even coming to the shop with me and calling in some discount favors). It’s paid off as I’m now the proud owner of an absolutely lovely instrument. Fawn is a true professional who I can’t recommend highly enough."
Zian
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"My daughter has been taking Musical Theater with Lawrence for 7 years now. Lily has grown as a performer under his instruction. Lily describes his classes as fun, fun and fun. Lawrence is an exceptional teacher who provides his students with a supportive and collaborative environment and where he nurtures their creativity. His love of Musical Theater definitely shines through in his classes. He's great!"
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Took Musical Theater lessons from Lawrence R.
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