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Ahmad G.

219 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches Beginner
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Ahmad G.

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Online lessons through video, Skype or Zoom. Or private 1-on-1 piano lessons at my sanitized private Studio in San Jose. Ranked Best Music Lessons in San Jose Bay Area!

I have toured around the world with bands such as Guns N Roses, Dokken, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt and Metallica. I have studio experience. Over 20+ experience in teaching, touring and recording. I specialize in rock, metal, blues, acoustic, classical and pop music. I can teach beginners how to start correctly yet learn fast from techniques I developed myself and learned from piano masters. I can also teach advanced techniques, artist development, live and gear consultation.

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Teaches students: Ages 3+
Teaching since: 1992
I'm Ahmad a very enthusiastic musician. I started out teaching myself 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 and performed ...

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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. & 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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I have been meaning to write this review for a while. I have been coming to Ahmad for lessons for about 6 months. I have tried on two occasions to learn guitar from other instructors but quickly became frustrated and gave up. My time with Ahmad has been a completely different experience. He is a fantastic instructor and he focuses on building the fundamentals. Using a foreign language as an analogy, my other instructors started by just teaching me how to pronounce different phrases, without teaching what the individual words meant or how to modify the sentences. Ahmad starts by teaching the vocabulary and how to construct any sentence you want. He is very patient, sends you home with excellent lessons to practice, and once you get to the point where you simply need time to improve technique before you can advance any further, he switches to teaching basic music theory, so that you can continue to learn while you wait for your hands to catch up with your brain.

If you want to spend the least amount of money on guitar lessons, I would encourage you to go learn from some college kid, as you will spend $80 on one or two lessons and then just give up. If you want to actually learn how to play guitar, come see Ahmad.
Tim
I have been working with Ahmad for over a year now. I spent some time trying to learn guitar myself, from books and from online teachers, but was never able to make any real progress until I met Ahmad. Immediately he was able to move me in the right direction through 1 on 1 tutoring and by providing me with the right materials to build my confidence and skills. As a person with a family and somewhat demanding job it's always tough to find the time to work on guitar practice, but Ahmad works with me and paces everything well to build my skills while keeping it fun and challenging. It's always a delight to join Ahmad for lessons - his studio is convenient (with easy free street parking) and comfortable with nice natural light.
I can't recommend Ahmad highly enough - He's an absolute pleasure to work with. He's friendly, considerate, and an amazing guitar teacher. Since starting guitar lessons with Ahmad my playing has risen to a new level and my enjoyment of guitar in general his increased exponentially. I find myself always looking forward to my lessons!
Ivan
Ahmad brought my playing to a new level in a very short period of time. I had been stuck and not making much progress with my improvisational skills for the better part of a year when I first started lessons with him. I was impressed by his ability to quickly analyze my playing and knowledge and suggest some focus areas. After working on various intervals, I began to feel a magnetic pull in my fingers when playing. The intervals enabled me to make the connection between the licks and lines in my head and the physical fret board on the fly during improvisational sessions.

Ahmad is extremely organized. He has folders full of exercises for every topic imaginable. His exercises are clearly written with specifics on how to effectively practice them, and they progress in an incremental and logical fashion. This level of organization allows you to get the most out of your time with Ahmad. He can quickly retrieve exercises for a topic, without having to stop and think, or waste time on transcription.

I have a demanding schedule which only allows me time for lessons once a month. Even at such a low frequency, I leave every lesson with more than enough material to keep me busy. Ahmad has been very flexible working with me and changes that arise in my schedule. On top of all of this, Ahmad is a genuinely pleasant person to spend time with and I really look forward to our time together. For me, I was an intermediate player looking to get to the next step. But I'm confident that Ahmad could accelerate anyone's playing at any level.
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Lella L.

21 Reviews
San Bruno, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Mandarin, Chinese, English
  • Awarded Excellent Group Award from Chinese Society for Music Education
  • B.A. in Musicology and Piano Performance from Shandong Normal University School of Music
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Lella L.

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I am both patient and enthusiastic as a teacher. I love music, and enjoy the opportunity to share my love of the piano with my students. Once I have determined the student's level, I find music that will help them progress towards a higher level.

About Lella

I studied Musicology and Piano Performance at the Shandong Normal University School of Music, where I graduated with my BA in 2005. I taught music and established a band at a property management institute while a student there, and established my own practice after I graduated. I came to the United

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Successfully helped me to play difficult parts in piano pieces I had been challenged with.
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My boys loved it and can't wait until next week!
John M.
Great teacher. Started with the basics.
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Steven B.

24 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • AA Music Theory from Laney College
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
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Steven B.

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I have been playing classical piano since 1960 and started with ten years of private classical instruction. I have taught classical piano full time since 1998, including music theory, proper hand and finger technique and methods to enhance ear training and ease of playing classical compositions.

About Steven

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the piano, guitar or electric bass? Or maybe you've just felt like brushing up your musical knowledge and playing skills? Now’s your chance to fulfill those dreams! About Me: San Francisco Bay area pianist/guitarist/bassist; I've been playing music fo

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Debora H.
Wonderful first lesson with Steven. Steven shows a real interest in teaching. My success is his sucess. I learned a lot at the first lesson. He’s very knowledgeable, informative and has an easy going and fun teaching style. Looking forward to future lessons!
Sue M.
Great. He’s very talented I’m excited to begin working with him.
Lavernne
I've been taking lessons from Steven for I think two years now and he's helped me so much not only in reading music but also in ear training and in my song writing. He's incredibly patient and fun to work with. He also has a really nice cat.

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Katarina B.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Katarina B.

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If you want a teacher who will teach you how to play the piano correctly (fundamentals, technique, not just playing the right notes) from the start, then you've come to right place.

My philosophy of music is to foster a love of music in every student, work together as a partnership, and most of all, to have fun! I believe everyone can learn to play the piano and there is no required talent.

I have seven years of experience teaching all ages, from age 3 to over eighty. I have taught over 100 students and can teach all levels and abilities. I do recitals, masterclasses and exam testing, all of which are available to the student, if they want. I specialize in teaching adults and childhood music.

I graduated from Cal State Fullerton with my Master's Degree in Piano Pedagogy. I graduated in 2017 with my Bachelors in Music from UC Irvine. I studied with Nina Scolnik, a Juilliard graduate and an outstanding piano pedagogue. I recently received the Tierney Scholarship at UCI.

About Katarina

When I took piano lessons as a kid, little did I know that my teacher was not actually teaching me anything. For years. It wasn’t until well after I had left that teacher that I realized I was far behind other people. Why should that matter to you? A quality teacher will save you hundreds,

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Dennis
Katarina was great. Her graduate schedule is the only reason I stopped has
Bing her as a teacher.
Waylon J
I only just started learning piano with Katarina and she was wonderful. She was very patient with me and taught me at the pace that I wanted to go at. I learned a lot and definitely plan on continuing my lessons with her as soon as I can!
Michelle
My 9 year old daughter has been taking lessons with Katarina for the past 3 months. She really enjoys the lessons with Katarina and has learned a lot! Katarina works very well with my daughter and is very pleasant, patient and thorough with her lessons.

Katarina is always on time and very flexible with scheduling which I truly appreciate considering my work and my other children's activities.

We have had a great experience with Katarina and would highly recommend her!
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Benjamin R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music in Piano Performance from California State University at Sacramento
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Benjamin R.

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With 10 years of teaching experience, and a Master of Music in Piano Performance, my students can expect a refined pedagogical approach designed to teach them conservatory-level core competencies every musician should know up to advanced techniques.

In our first lesson, we will carefully map a trajectory that will get you to your goals. The way my approach differs from many teachers is I don't approach every student with the same methodology, but instead rely on your interests to build a methodology together.

This will usually include: piano literature ranging from classical to modern genres, composition, music theory, ear training, sight reading, transposition, improvisation, accompanying techniques, and other skills depending on what my student needs. Students who enroll come from all walks of life. Some are hobbyists; some are children; some are working professionals, and some are seasoned musicians looking to better their craft.

About Benjamin

I never feel there isn't more to learn when you start music. I am constantly looking for a higher artistic level, and that is what I encourage in all my students. The work is never done. I welcome you to an adventure of a lifetime in music. My goal is to give all my students the independence they n

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Daniela K.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daniela K.

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I have been teaching for more then 20 years and my main goal is to develop deep love and appreciation for music.

About Daniela

Hi ! My name is Daniela and I can't wait to meet you! I have been teaching piano and theory since 1994 and have loved helping my students discover the beautiful world of music. Seeing my students grow into well rounded and educated people that love art, are able to recognize different styles

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Lois ..
Great teacher; very knowledgeable in both theory and methods of teaching
Lois (gift for my mother) ..
Daniela is a wonderful teacher; while learning the basics of your keyboard, each lesson is enhanced with a new theme to give a greater understanding of this beautiful instrument. Daniela has helped me accomplished a lot in just five lessons; I hope to continue as long as I can!
Xavier P.
Daniela is excellent.

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Average Cost of Classical Piano Lessons in San Ramon, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in San Ramon is $81. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"Ruth is one of the most talented instructors I have ever had the privilege to learn under. As a young adult, I have been through a handful of classical piano teachers, and it's easy to say that Ruth is the best. If your want a musical instructor who is not only extremely knowledgeable, but also patient and kind, then Ruth is your person!"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Ruth R.
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"I was having little luck learning piano on my own. Then I found Fawn and she is amazing. She uses traditional and her own methods, and I learn and improve rapidly. I recommend this instructor to anyone who is wanting to learn piano (she also teaches singing). This is totally a high quality music education with a high quality musician and coach."
Thomas
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Ryan did a great job fitting exercises to my skill level. Very friendly and super knowledgeable. I am looking forward to learning more from him."
Sasha K.
Took Classical Piano lessons from JunZhao(Ryan) D.
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"Fawn is a fabulous piano teacher. She is talented, patient and great with children. My 10-year-old son really enjoys working with her. I highly recommend her!"
RN
Took Classical Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Amazing musician and teacher! He calmly creates an environment that is fun, engaging, and where our child can confidently learn piano. He has inspired and motivated our child to learn and practice every day."
Aaron
Took Classical Piano lessons from Brandon N.
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"My daugther has been taking piano lessons for about 1 month and it's amazing how fast she's learning, also Ms Linda is so patient as a teacher and my daugther feels so confortable as i do myself while i wait for her class to finish. I highly recomended her. 🤗"
Ana
Took Classical Piano lessons from Linda C.
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"Michael is a great teacher! I studied with him while he was teaching at Yale. He is a very attentive and careful instructor and generous with his time. He has a profound understanding of music and is very competent also in technical aspects of practicing. I absolutely recommend him!"
Elisa
Took Classical Piano lessons from Michael N.
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"Maria has been a joy to work with. She is kind, compassionate and patient. She is an amazing teacher and my lessons have been transformative. Every time I leave a session with Maria I am excited, rejuvenated and my skills are most certainly elevated. She makes music fun. She is also thorough and comprehensive and teaches excellent fundamentals. I would strongly recommend her to anyone interested in learning piano."
Phillip
Took Classical Piano lessons from Maria P.
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"My son warmed up to him very quickly - it said true they say kids know it cause me being the mother I felt the compassion and warmth Gabe had and so did my little one. We have been taking classes With someone else prior where I had to drive and go and this has been so much easier for us busy moms who can stay at home and continue the work while our child is learning- Gabe is so patient and has this calm demeanor and that is so natural that kids pick up and feel comfortable- to teach kids you have to have a certain personality and Gabe sure does. I trust him so much and feel comfortable while he is teaching my son and I’m in the office downstairs- I immediately felt comfortable with him teaching my son and being in my home which is not easy to feel with just anyone- he truly cares and I have never seen him look at his watch just to get out but rather leaving the child with enough to learn and practice and that alone comes from his quality of care and compassion that he takes pride in to make sure these kids learn. I think my son learned much quicker then the previous teacher I took him too. He is made for this and I would
Recommend him in a heart beat!!"
Naila
Took Classical Piano lessons from Gabriel C.
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"Alexis’s is fun and sweet! My daughter loved it!"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Alexis T.
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