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Popular Music Teachers in San Rafael, CA

Soraya B.

9 Reviews
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $29
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Soraya B.

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About Soraya

About me, I have been playing the guitar for more than 20 years. I studied at the Conservatory of Music in France. In San Francisco, I studied and played with many great jazz musicians and teachers. I have also studied theory/ composition, electronic music, and voice. I hold an MA in Education.

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Eden B.
I've been working with Soraya for over two years. My experience with taking lessons from Soraya has been a wonderful journey of self discovery as well as learning an amazing instrument. My schedule is quite busy and I also have a 10mo old so I don't have a lot of time to practice. However somehow Soraya's teaching technique keeps me moving forward during every class. We meet once a week and I am always excited for my lesson. Sometimes it has been really challenging to learn new chords and yet she is always patient with me and curates the lessons if she sees I need more time on something. Now I am learning a new song that I picked out and it's been so much fun. I highly recommend Soraya and her knowledge about music theory is an added bonus.
Katherine B.
This teacher never showed up to my appointment. Her phone number was disconnected.. so much for buying 10 lessons in advance.
Iralda G.
She is very patient as a teacher!
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Jessica S.

3 Reviews
Walnut Creek, CA
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Philadelphia Music Scholarship from Philadelphia Public Schools
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Jessica S.

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I hope to inspire, educate and connect your with your inner creative self. I use humor as starting a new instrument can be daunting. As a full time professional harpist and educator, I hope to give you the best musical experience possible.

About Jessica

Hi, I love to teach! The harp is my passion and I am eager to show you how to play this amazing instrument. I studied the harp at the Cleveland Institute of Music and received my Masters in Music Education from Case Western Reserve University. Since then, I've performed , taught the harp, opened

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Mitch
Jessica introduced me to the harp and gave me confidence that allowed me to move with great progress, while really focusing me into the technique of the harp. She empathetically understands the needs of all of her students. Possibly my best music teacher I've ever had.
Helen
I'm happily surprised at how helpful on-line harp lessons have been. Jessica can see my hands, and she has provided great corrections in technique.
Michael
My daughter has been taking lessons with Jessica for six years (since she was 7 years old) . Jessica immediately developed a rapport with her and put her at ease to focus on enjoying the harp. As an instructor, she is extremely patient and kind. Also, she teaches at her harp store so it is very convenient for instrument maintenance such as getting replacement strings. Most recently, she has gotten my daughter performance-ready for several competitions and auditions. What we most appreciate is Jessica providing opportunities to expand her world through harp.

Gloria J.

1 Review
San Francisco, CA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Gloria J.

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Every student is unique, so I will tailor the lessons to you and make it fun! I'm passing on to you the training I received from the very best master teachers of the violin. Stringed instruments are challenging, but I believe in enjoying making music at every level, while establishing a strong foundation in good technique. For learning fundamentals of music theory and ear training, we will play various rhythm and improvisational games. I have extensive background in European classical music, and I've also done quite a bit of improvisation, some fiddling, and electric violin and viola. Whether you want to be the next Joshua Bell or the next Lindsey Stirling, I can help you improve your playing. I will help you sing, dance and tell a story through your violin or viola.

About Gloria

Born into a musical family in 1966, I have extensive performance experience as a classical violinist and violist, and I've been composing my own music since 2000. I am very grateful to have studied with some of the finest teachers of violin, viola and chamber music, and I graduated in 1990 from th

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Mia Bella
Gloria has been a wonderful and inspiring teacher over a period of very formative years for me as a violinist. We first worked together for all 4 years of my undergraduate violin performance degree at Mills College from 2010-14, and Gloria helped me develop a lasting appreciation for listening deeply and developing focus for small details. We worked together on everything from solo Bach and Hindemith sonatas to concertos, chamber music, and orchestral excerpts. She has been a lasting influence in my life as a musician, and I will continue to return for musical and creative advice over the years even when I live far away.

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Kendall D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kendall D.

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When I teach violin, my lessons address students' performance goals while also emphasizing that the music-making experience should be about fun and enjoyment. I bring enthusiasm and curiosity to lessons as I facilitate students' musical growth.

About Kendall

I'm a musician, a music educator, and music researcher. I enjoy teaching and sharing my passion for music with students of all ages. I currently teach at the Urban College of Boston as an adjunct professor and I substitute teach for Newton Public Schools. I received my Bachelor of Music in Music Ed

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Anna
I feel very lucky to have my son take flute lessons from Kendall! She is a wonderful teacher. Her lessons are dynamic, engaging and fun. Thirty minutes fly by like three minutes. Next time will schedule a longer session.
Natnicha
Kendall engaged my daughter in her first flute lesson. She is a talented musician who seems keen to share her passion. We look forward to future lessons with Kendall.
Felipee H.
She is great very good with our 6 yr old.
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Zachary H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Dutch, German, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
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Zachary H.

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An experienced and versatile musician with a passion for building technique and finding students' unique artistic voice.

Students of mine study standard concertos, Bach, Suzuki materials, and scales. They also work on fiddle and jazz tunes, improvisation, and pop songs. The most important thing is to find what lights a spark in each student!

About Zachary

I am a violinist and violist with experience performing and studying all over the world. I am a trained classical musician, but I also have a passion for improvisation, hip hop, pop, jazz, and fiddle music! My strengths lie in building students' technical foundation while helping them find their ar

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Colleen
Zachary has such a positive and encouraging way with our son. He is clearly a very talented musician -- yet he is humble and has said he is always still learning all the time. From the first lesson, he provided persistent guidance for improving with patience and compassion. He is a gifted teacher. We are very happy to have found him!
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Jacklyn K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor's of Music from Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jacklyn K.

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Before musical theatre was....opera.

A classically trained voice can sing anything - but why not sing some Mozart? Learn to sing in another language. Take part in one of the oldest and most cherished art forms humanity has. Through beautiful arias and art songs we will develop your vocal flexibility and musical expression.

What do you want to say? Once you can sing the notes, how do we make your performance stand out? Let's break down the relationship between the text and the notes on the page. Vocal music is the only form a music that has WORDS.

Recommended lessons are 1 hour. 30 minutes of vocalises (vocal training exercises) and 30 minutes working on repertoire. We will sing primality art song and aria in a variety of languages.

Let's train together and find your voice!

About Jacklyn

Let's find your voice! I love working with singers of all skill levels and have experience teaching children and young adults alike. Want to sing musical theatre, opera, pop, country, folk? No problem. Let's develop the technique you need to find the vocal freedom to sing it all. I have experie

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"To say Hannah is a great voice teacher would be an understatement. She is. But she has also helped me with a lot more than that. I started lessons with her about 4 months ago and I have made great improvements since then. I have been singing for about 13 years and taken from several other teachers as well. Those who know me consider me a great singer, but she has still found ways to help me improve.

In more recent years, I haven't been in voice lessons, and during that time I have developed some bad habits (some of which was brought on through some vocal trauma). Hannah has and is continuing to help me overcome those bad habits, leading to not only healthier singing, but better sounding singing as well.

I've always had an interest in doing more with my music such as writing, recording, and performing. She has helped me in these areas as well by teaching me not only how to get started writing music, but also on how to improvise music and be an all around better musician.

I would recommend Hannah to just about anyone. It doesn't matter if you're brand new, or been singing a long time. She's fun, honest, easy to get along with, and most importantly her methods work."
Israel
Took Singing lessons from Hannah G.
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"Kathy is very knowledgeable. She taught my teenage daughter and was very patient and encouraging even when my daughter didn't want to listen."
Kim
Took Cello lessons from Kathy B.
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"A.H.M.A.D. is no doubt one of the most humble, approachable, and skillful guitar teacher you can find around. I have been studying with Ahmad for the past 3 and a half months. Ahmad was not the first music instructor I had. He is however, the best one so far by a large margin. Since the first lesson Ahmad has been extremely professional and organized in his teaching methods. He is able to quickly identify my strengths and weaknesses as a player, tailor his lessons to fit my capabilities, and help me improve in great effectiveness.

I took lessons once a week with Ahmad, and every week I could see noticeable improvements because Ahmad assigned me homework that was fun and challenging but never frustrating. But beyond this, not only have I become a more skilled guitar player, through Ahmad help I was also able to apply a lot of the theoretical music knowledge in other aspects. When I hear a piece of music, I find that I am slowly able to identify parts of the music, break it down into logical steps, and connect the music to the fretboard of the guitar.

I am a college student with a busy schedule both on and off work, but with Ahmad I was able to greatly improve nonetheless. Thank you Ahmad , I really look forward to coming back to the area and be your student again."
David
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"William was very patient and helpful. He focused on the basics, discussed ways to improve without overstretching current ability and made the session fun. After one lesson, I can tell he will be a very good, positive influence for my son."
Parker
Took Trumpet lessons from William A.
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"Jennifer is a great teacher who cares deeply for the growth of her students."
Anthony
Took Singing lessons from Jennifer B.
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"I have known Melanie for almost a decade as both a friend and colleague. We worked together in the San Francisco Bay Area for many years. I accompanied many of her students over that time and I can attest that she is a thoughtful, conscientious, and kind teacher that brings out the best in her students. We were sad to lose her in our area, but no doubt she will be a great addition to the Boise community!"
Simone
Took Flute lessons from Melanie K.
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"Frixos is a great teacher. He makes sure you understand music theory before getting into to anything else which will make you a better player in the long run. Very patient and flexible."
Vanessa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Trevor has been great and I'm excited to continue lessons with him."
Dustin
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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"Jennifer is a talented and passionate teacher. Not only did she help me with technique, she helped me feel more confident in my singing. She is a fantastic coach who made me a better singer after only a few lessons!"
SG
Took Vocal Training lessons from Jennifer T.
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"Extremely knowledgeable, her years of experience are clear from the first lesson."
Elizabeth
Took Classical Voice lessons from Lauren S.
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