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James P.

8 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Song Of The Year from West Coast Songwriters
  • BA Music from Rutgers University
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James P.

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My BA had an emphasis in "classical" music theory but I'm also well versed in jazz theory and pop and rock. My understanding of music plays a role in everything I play and write. I love it and love teaching it.

About James

I've played keyboards and sang professionally for the last 25 years. During that time my home has been in the San Francisco Bay Area but I have performed all over the country and have toured several times in Germany, Switzerland, and Japan. I’m a two time winner of the West Coast Songwriters “Song

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Michele L.
I came away from my lesson with James feeling so happy and knowing that he will be teaching and encouraging me all the way going forward. I am actually lost for words to express what an incredibly positive experience I had today. I am also looking forward to my grand daughter taking lessons from James now too. I feel I got lucky that James is the teacher that was found for me.
MIchele
Marcus C.
First lesson for my grandson and James was excellent, looking forward to future lessons.
Thanks James.
Mike W.
James is a great teacher. Patient and inspiring. I have just begun my late in life music learning experience and he is perfect for that.
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Marc D.

8 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Marc D.

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Scales, technique, tunes, improvisation techniques,finger picking,flat picking

About Marc

I've been playing music since I was 14 years old. I studied classical guitar at State University in Buffalo, NY. and also studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. I love just about every style of music. I mostly play Celtic, Bluegrass, American traditional, jazz, and classical. I a

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Roger H.
He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better.
Avery B.
It was really good information and I had a lot of fun.
Annie B.
I have been taking fiddle/violin lessons from Marc for a few months now, and it has been a great experience. He is very patient and keeps things fun by helping me learn pieces that I am interested in learning to play. I would highly recommend him for any instrument you are wanting to learn.

Liz J.

12 Reviews
Sonoma, CA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • BFA in Musical Arts from California Institute of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2014
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Liz J.

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With 6 years of playing and performance experience, Liz shares her knowledge of ukulele in the styles of folk, pop, rock, reggae, and jazz.

About Liz Fanora

After graduating California Institute of the Arts with a multi-focus on several aspects of music including African dance, Indonesian gamelan, songwriting, recording, classical voice and piano, folk guitar, and more, Liz had the excellent opportunity to teach theater to a local musical theater summe

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Addison-Preston K.
Delightful instructor!!
Monique
Liz love's what she does, very patient & caring . I am so glad to have her as my Teacher . I do recommend Liz :)
Marco P.
My 8 year old son LOVED his first singing lesson with Liz! He was sad when it was over because he was having so much fun!

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Jami S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors of Music in Music Therapy from Elizabethtown College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jami S.

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I am a Board Certified Music Therapist and my approach to teaching lessons is probably a little different than your typical teacher! I like to use preferred music as a positive reinforcer to engage the student.
I'm also experience in adapting music lessons for the student with special needs. I've taught students with cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD and more. I love music and I love sharing music with my students!

About Jami

Hello! I'm Jami. I've been teaching guitar and voice lessons for over 15 years. I love teaching music lessons because I like to share my love of singing and playing the guitar. I also love seeing my students progress in their instrument! I may have a bit of a different approach than your aver

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Mary
Jani is very fun to work with and is an easy teacher. You will love knitting with her!
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Gabriel C.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Awarded CBDA All-State Jazz Band 2015 from CBDA
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gabriel C.

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I have been playing drums for more than 10 years and have been teaching for more than 3. Throughout that time, I have played across the country in New York City and even in Japan. I am currently a Jazz Studies Major at Sacramento State University. My goal is to make every student a well-rounded drummer who knows whats going on when they are in any type of musical situation. My favorite style to play is jazz, but I am well-rounded in all other styles such as rock, Latin, blues, funk, and country.

In my lessons, I base the material on the student depending on how advanced they are. If the student is just starting out, I will teach them the basics such as holding the drumsticks properly, basic rudiments, reading rhythms, learning about the hardware, and so on.

If you have any questions, don't be afraid to ask :D

About Gabriel

I started playing drums when I was in second grade and formed a band with my 2 older brothers who played bass and guitar. It was something to do when we younger but when I got into high school, I took playing drums a lot more seriously. I was in a very competitive marching band playing bass drum an

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Anna M.
Excellent. Great teacher.
Holly R.
My 11 year old son loves lessons with Gabriel. He is very knowledgeable and has taught him new things and keeps him motivated. He is very polite and punctual.
Krishh B.
We are very pleased with Gabriel. He is very good with my son!
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Hailey L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelors of Music, Music Therapy from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Hailey L.

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Experienced teacher and music therapist. Lessons are customized for each student. You will gain a strong foundation of technique and musicality that will allow you to play in a variety of styles. I have experience teaching and playing classical, jazz, and modern music. I look forward to working with you!

About Hailey

I am a professional music teacher and music therapist. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors of Music in Music Therapy. Students can expect to improve week to week in their technique and artistry. I instruct students in proper playing technique, breath support, posture, and mu

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"Isaiah is patient, fun, and very knowledgable. I've had a fantastic time working with him and would highly recommend!"
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Took Piano lessons from Isaiah S.
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"Kevin has been a great teacher for our 11 year old daughter, Sophia. He has inspired her to learn and improve her vocal skills and she is now starting to learn some piano as well. He offers not just singing to her but a rounded understanding of her musical skills. After two months of weekly sessions, she is always excited to go to the class and to continue to practice at home, vocally and on the piano. Thanks Kevin!"
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Took Singing lessons from Kevin M.
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