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Judy E.

4 Reviews
Los Gatos, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • MSW Social Work from San Jose State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Judy E.

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I have taught piano off and on since I was a teenager and consecutively for the past six years. I enjoy children ages 5 and up, beginners and intermediates, and beginning adults. I choose the curriculum according to the student's age, ability, learning style and choice. My primary goal is for the students to have a positive experience with piano and to look forward to coming each week so that they will want to continue piano or another instrument in the future. I have a lot of incentives for the students and experience much success in this area. I charge very low fees as some clients are unsure of their ability to learn at first. I am very easy-going, flexible, patient and non-judgmental, and I love what I do.

I live on the west side of the valley and teach in my home. It is a warm, open, family-oriented environment and I welcome siblings to come and play with toys or read while the other is in the lesson. We have a recital at the end of the school year, held in my home ...

About Judy

I have taught many different kinds of subjects, eg., piano, ESL, Drug and Alcohol Education, and foster care parenting, in the past. Mostly, though, I have taught piano and ESL, my first and greatest loves, starting in the 70's and 80's. I develop special relationships with all of my students,

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Andres T.
She is amazing! My son LOVED the class and can’t wait for next time.
Jaclyn B.
Great first lesson, really excited to continue learning from Judy!
Tracey Q.
Judy had my son up and playing in no time. She was great about setting a pace that will keep him challenged and confident simultaneously. He loves his lessons and looks forward to learning more. My youngest, after observing a class, has decided he would like to play too!
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Roxanne W.

San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks 日本語, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music (Composition and Performance) from California State University, Chico
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Roxanne W.

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The most fulfilling part of being a teacher is leaving your students feeling more capable and empowered than they were before. I'm not satisfied if you're not satisfied, so you can trust that I will bring my best to every lesson. I've been teaching piano in San Francisco for three years now (and teaching trumpet for 10+) and have my masters in music composition from San Francisco Conservatory of Music. I have specialized training in piano technique and pedagogy because of teaching at different professional studios throughout the bay area. I integrate movement and games to bring energy into each lesson and create memorable experiences for ages 5+.

I focus on training these aspects:
• Literacy (fluency in being able to read music)
• Skill-Building Mindset and Tools
• Music Theory
• Ear-Training
• Technique
• Music Appreciation
• Improvisation and composition

About Roxanne

My biggest concern whenever I give a lesson is "am I providing value to this person? Is this what they need? Is there anything else I can do?". Teaching is a huge gift and responsibility. I get to know my student's lives, personalities, interests, goals, and learn from my experiences from them.

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Lucy Carrera
My son has looked forward to trumpet lessons since we began working with Roxanne. We've only experienced instruction via Zoom, yet we all feel he's learned quite a bit and he feels he has become a better trumpet player. As a parent, I appreciate her flexibility and clear communication. I have confidence in her teaching style and the apparent vision she has for this point in my son's musical journey.
Mish
Ms. Roxanne is a wonderful teacher with fun and inspiring tricks up her sleeve. She is able to captivate the imagination of young minds and help them achieve a consistent learning experience. I am so impressed by how effective her teaching methods are in keeping young restless minds interested in learning music. Roxanne's lessons are playful which is perfect for kids and adults alike. She creates fun musical games and creates funny stories and characters around musical concepts to help children remember. This is so much more fun than just plain memorizing! She even invents new games for individual children based on their own personal interests; recently she came up with a treasure hunt game in a young boy's backyard to help him learn about rhythm. Her YouTube channel keeps kids excited for the next lesson with creative and kid-friendly videos. She truly is an ingenious music teacher. I cannot recommend her enough to inspire you and your children in the way of music.
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
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Beginner
I'm not currently taking beginner guitar students, but I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62

Intermediate
Learn about music theory regarding rhythm, harmony, and melody and how it applies to the piano. Learn how to talk about music and improve how you read sheet music and lead sheets.

Advanced
Learn about more advanced rhythmic feels. Understand modal concepts, and how to use them to improve how you currently play. Venture past diatonic playing into full comprehension of out chords and certain types of chromaticism.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partners Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
Romy R.
Jesse has given directions on how to successfully become a better musician. His approach and explanation on musical theories was much more understandable than what I was previously reading. Overall, I found the lessons to be very usefull.

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Julia A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $44
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Julia A.

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Julia has owned her piano studio for 21 years. She holds a Masters of Music in Piano and has served on the music faculty at Monmouth, Knox, and Cornell College.

Lessons with Julia are motivating, student-centered, and fun! Using student's preferences and requests, Julia designs a piano curriculum around music students want to play! She uniquely is equipped to teach popular music, jazz, as well as classical styles!

About Julia

Julia Andrews is an active performer of chamber music and jazz piano. Andrews made her international debut in November 2008 as a guest artist at the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music International Contemporary Music Festival in Vietnam. She is in demand throughout the Midwest as an accompanist

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Natasha C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Natasha C.

6 Reviews
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Hey everyone! I spend most of my time touring the world with A list pop artists as guitarist/multi-instrumentalist, but in my spare time I love passing along the gift of music via teaching. I tailor my lessons specifically for each students needs, and to match their personalities and interests. Wanna learn the basics of piano? Sick! Wanna learn an impressive pop chord progression? Awesome! Wanna learn how to play an Adele song and make your friends cry? I got you!

About Natasha

I graduated from Berklee College of Music and spend most of my time touring the world with A list pop artists as guitarist/multi-instrumentalist. I've played concerts to thousands of people, national/international TV shows, countless tours and festivals. My most important goal is for my students to

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Ron B.
I enjoyed my first lesson with Natasha. She was positive, supportive and gave me some immediate achievable goals to pursue. I am looking forward to continuing the process with her.
Brian
Fully endorse, Natasha has a great attitude, can really play, and communicated very well despite the lesson being online.
Deanna
Natasha's amazing! Great personality and makes it very easy to feel comfortable with trying new things on the guitar. She's great at explaining techniques that I have trouble with and very understanding with what I am trying to achieve. I would definitely recommend her to any of my friends/ family.
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Ashley J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Ashley J.

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Experienced teacher with over 15 years experience teaching the performing arts. I
specialize in the beginner/intermediate piano student, creating foundations to take them wherever they choose to go. All ages welcome. I tailor each lesson to my student, while using tried and true materials and techniques to teach high quality, fun lessons. Students have input in our repertoire, meaning that they will be playing songs they love. Lets begin!

About Ashley

Hello! I'm happy to introduce myself to you. My name is Ashley Lynd and I live in Illinois just North and West of Chicago. I live in the woods with my husband and three cats, and I adore teaching lessons both in person and virtually. I have over 20 years of teaching experience in the performing a

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in San Mateo, CA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in San Mateo is $72. 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.
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"My son really enjoyed Sarah, So far loving her teaching methods, actually correcting some things from a previous instructor."
Wesley
Took Piano lessons from Sarah N.
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Javier is a patient teacher. Schedule is flexible."
Krista
Took Piano lessons from Javier A.
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"Our 6-year-old daughter was nervous about her first piano lesson, but immediately Phillip made her feel comfortable and interested in learning. His manner and positive
encouragement seem well-suited to teaching children."
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Took Piano lessons from Phillip F.
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"I really like working with Chris a lot for several reasons. First he is a very kind & enthusiastic teacher who is always very cheerful and always brings his best to the lessons. As an adult student, I'm not very confident about myself. He has helped to bring that confidence back. He was able to help me tackle the speed problem for a piece of music that I was having trouble with for a long time. And with just a few words of advice, he was able to help me fix the problem right away. Chris is truly a fantastic teacher! I'm glad to be his student."
Teresa
Took Piano lessons from Christopher C.
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"Fawn is an excellent music teacher. My 7 year old daughter started with her about 18 months ago and has made great progress! Fawn has a lot of patience and finds ways to make it fun and keep lessons interesting! We are super happy with our daughter's progress and are happy to have found her!"
Melody
Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Great online piano lesson! Always pleasant experience with Ms. Rina!"
Caleb
Took Piano lessons from Rina M.
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"Very patient, cheerful, attentive."
Brock
Took Piano lessons from Lisa C.
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"Great teacher for children, including jazz

Our 3 kids have taken piano lessons at our house with Jim for 6 years. Jim is a unique piano teacher, the kind that is hard to find in the bay area. He teaches classical music to beginners and confirmed students and goes to your house to teach. His training was in classical music, and he knows very well that it takes time and effort to get there, he is patient and encouraging, our kids NEVER felt pressured by him and still learned how to play in an exponential way. Thanks to Jim, they like to play for themselves AND in front of other people, which is one of Jim's important goals. Jim is now a renowned jazz piano player and cofounder of a band (Tre Mojo's) and we are always invited in his gigs when they take play in the bay area. Our son is learning jazz with him, it has been impressive to watch and hear, after a year he does know the jazz harmonies and can do impros. Every spring, Jim organizes a very nice recital where all his students come and perform various types of music (from Beethoven, Chopin, to the Beatles, to jazz impro. from beginner to professional level). Jim basically taught our children to play music with no stress, no competition, and still at a high level. Besides, Jim is highly professional, has NEVER been late, and always does what he says and -we believe- says what he thinks. There has never been a bump in our relationship. We would highly recommend him as a piano teacher."
dorothee
Took Piano lessons from Jim T.
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"Best Piano Teacher I have ever had in my life!"
Poorva
Took Piano lessons from Rene T.
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"SO WONDERFUL! My 7 year old was upset I signed him up for piano and after his first lesson he was bummed he couldn’t have piano lessons everyday! She is so kind, patient and teaches in fun ways kids respond to. She had finger families, note families and even small stuffed animals that help them learn. I am so excited to have found her!"
Dugan and Jazlyn
Took Piano lessons from Laima M.
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