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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Erasmo R.

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With piano lessons, you can expect a well-paced relaxed environment yet, with a high expectation of professionalism. I would go at the pace and styled you'd like to learn.

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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DeAnna H.

14 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English
  • Artist Diploma from Mozarteum Academy of Music
  • Awarded Fulbright/ITT Award to Austria 1984 from Institute of International Education
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DeAnna H.

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I have been teaching all levels of piano for many years, from beginners to advanced and professional. I hold a Doctorate in Piano Performance, an Artist Diploma from the Mozarteum Academy in Austria, and a Bachelor's Degree in Piano Performance. I am especially strong in teaching technique, sightreading, and repertoire. I have also had extensive Suzuki teacher training. My students excel in competitive and non-competitive events including CM.

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.

Judy E.

3 Reviews
Los Gatos, CA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Spanish
  • MSW Social Work from San Jose State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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 five 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 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.

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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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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!
Andy Z.
Judy E did good job for her first class. Both Andy and Jody like her. They are looking forward to the next class,

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Gary K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Cantonese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Gary K.

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Whether you are a parent looking for piano lessons for your child/children, or an adult looking to learn piano, know that I am fully committed to helping you achieve your goals at the piano, no matter what they are. I have been teaching since 2008 and have extensively experience in teaching students of all ages and levels. Many of my students have studied with me for years and have consistently participated in various talent shows, festivals, and competitions.

About Gary

Hello! My name is Gary. I have been teaching piano since 2008 and am looking to expand my studio outside of my current locale, where I teach around 40 students. I received my Master of Music degree in Performance and Literation at the Eastman School of Music, and my Bachelor of Music degree in Appl

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Eliyahu
Gary has been fantastic to work with. He is patient and very knowledgeable, and my skills have improved quickly by learning with him. Highly recommended.
Margaret B.
G.ary makes me feel very comfortable playing and makes me feel I will be able to accomplish my goals.
Christian D.
I have known Gary for a while now, but only recently started taking lessons with him. He is very helpful and professional for every lesson. He answers all my questions and has suggested materials for me to practice in order to improve my playing. I have already learned a lot from the few lessons we have had. I enjoy our lessons and look forward to our next one!
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Julia P.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Associate's Degree in Theatre Performance from MacEwan University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Julia P.

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My great grandmother, grandmother and mother were all music teachers, and I'm thrilled and honored to have followed in their footsteps! I work hard to make sure that my joy in making music is passed on to you or your child.

About Julia

I'm a passionate professional vocalist and a fourth generation music educator. With 20+ years of professional performing, coaching and teaching experience under my belt, I emphasize rhythm and musicality alongside technique and note reading. I always set myself the goal of learning what makes a mus

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Sarah
Julia is an amazing piano teacher who is always more than accommodating with her schedule. I love the way she teaches and she always uses great analogies to help me understand the lesson better. I am an adult who has never played piano and she has really made the learning experience fun for me. I look forward to continuing my lessons with her. Highly recommend!!
Vivi I.
Julia is great. Very professional and with great attitude to students.
Sandra H.
Julia is simply AWESOME!! She is intuitive and patient!! And let’s not forget knowledgeable and extremely talented!! I am so lucky to have her as my teacher!!

Andrew R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner
  • M.A. in Music Performance from Western Michigan University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew R.

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I can help you or your child get going on the piano! You can expect an easy approach to learning the piano with a focus on fun.

About Andrew

Andrew has nearly 14 years of experience on the double bass and electric bass. He studied the piano and clarinet as a young child and later discovered the bass. Mr. R has been giving lessons and coaching ensembles over a decade. In 2014 he obtained his Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Double Ba

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Santa Cruz, CA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Santa Cruz is $69. 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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$56 average
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"Great teacher and we can't wait until the next lesson!"
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"An amazing first piano experience for my daughter!"
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"I let people know that Bethany is a great teacher. She makes my lessons fun an challenging. I would recommend her to any one she is awsome"
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Took Piano lessons from Bethany R.
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"I gotta say Julia is a great instructor. She's excellent at communicating and getting information across. She's very knowledgeable and skilled, and she makes learning piano a great experience. Im really looking forward to future lessons with her!"
Helbert
Took Piano lessons from Yuliya B.
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"Becca was flexible to come to our home and very sweet and professional. A great first experience into piano."
Piper
Took Piano lessons from Becca S.
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I am enjoying them tremendously."
Charles
Took Piano lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Awesome first lesson! A perfect fit for my piano goals! Andrew is really nice and asked a lot of great questions to figure out what I needed. I can’t wait until my next lesson!"
Kim
Took Piano lessons from Andrew L.
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"We have come to know Vasiliy as a very knowledgeable, patient, and dedicated teacher. My daughter was only 5 when she had her first piano lessons, and I was interested, most of all, in understanding whether her interest in music and the piano in a common room in our building was mature enough to begin music lessons - or not. Vasiliy gave me a very knowledgeable assessment of my daughter's readiness to begin studying music, and then went on to give her piano lessons that were right for her level and age. He definitely developed my daughter's eagerness to learn more, and left her looking forward very much to her weekly piano class. We can wholeheartedly recommend Vasily."
Amelie
Took Piano lessons from Vasiliy M.
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"So happy to have found Molly. She's very understanding about personal taste in music"
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Took Piano lessons from Molly M.
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