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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jesse M.

101 Reviews
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Learn about rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics, and how they apply to the tuba. Explore the range of your instrument through various scales. Build solid skills through understanding the mechanics of how your body and instrument work together.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students on voice/singing, guitar, bass, drums, piano, and ukulele. 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 classic

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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.
Dulcenea
Super kind, patient and teaches a lot in each session!
Alex
Jesse is very friendly and a fun teacher to be around.

Josh M.

4 Reviews
Menlo Park, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Piano from The Slobodkin Studio
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Josh M.

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Fun, inspiring and completely personalized to you and your goals. We'll work on your sound, your touch, and your connection to the piano. We'll discuss and develop your technique while solidifying your musical style. We'll have fun, we'll laugh, but ultimately you'll grow a lot.

This is an upbeat, encouraging, but fast-paced learning environment. You'll come away exciting about the piano, excited to practice, and feeling like you've learned a lot--all while having loads of fun!

About Josh

Music is a transcendental experience that has existed since the beginning of time itself. Classical music is the study of timeless masterworks written over the past 400 years. Through our study, we gain direct insight into the great thoughts, ideas, and histories of cultures, peoples, and movements

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Jennifer
He is amazing. He really goes In depth and makes sure you are progressing at an appropriate pace, with technique, theory, and repertoire. He also really puts you at ease. He has gone above and beyond, even discussing my upcoming class piano lessons at school. I really can't praise him enough.
Lavanya K.
Josh is patient and extremely knowledgeable teacher! Had a great first class. Looking forward for my next lesson.
Overall he is supercool !

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Lavanya
Emiliano
My son is so happy with Josh!

Dan T.

Santa Clara, CA
Starting at $75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dan T.

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My lesson style changes depending on who I'm teaching. There are essential things everyone needs to understand, and at the same time, the student's personality requires a customized explanation. I pride myself at being good at communication.

About Dan

I played piano as an adolescent, and started guitar at 11 to be like Green Day, Nirvana, Metallica, and all the best rock bands at the time. Then, joined a band in 7th grade, where I sang and played guitar. We performed Enter Sandman by Metallica for the talent show. In 8th grade we performed an or

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Michael N.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Awarded Grand Prize from Carmel Music Society Piano Competition
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Michael N.

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I am a concert pianist with a passion for teaching. From a boarding arts secondary school to prestigious conservatories in both the US and Europe, I have honed my craft, and developed a love for sharing my passion with others. I have taught students at the Yale School of Music and at the Eastman School of Music in the United States. Additionally, I have taught a private studio for a year in Brussels, Belgium and given masterclasses at universities and schools across the Americas. My goal as a teacher is to instill my own love for music in my students.

About Michael

I am a concert pianist with a passion for teaching who recently received my Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from the Yale School of Music. From a boarding arts secondary school to prestigious conservatories in both the US and Europe, I have honed my craft, and developed a love for shari

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Nelson P.
Highly knowledgeable with a great facility to transmit his solid technique.
Marius P.
Patient and nice with children
Oliver
Michael knows what he's doing and makes great suggestions on how to be better. A great teacher!

Ben T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2002
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Ben T.

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I've been performing and teaching music to all ages for 20 years. My goal is to help you fall in love with making music.

My name is Ben. I'm a Singer/Songwriter, Music Producer and Creativity Coach living in South Orange County. I believe that YOU HAVE SONGS IN YOU and I'd love to work with you to bring them to life. Regardless of your previous music experience, age or background, I want to dive into the the music creation process and then equip you with tools to play and create.

A few things about me...
- I have 20 years of professional music experience and just released my 5th full length album.
- I launched and have ran a non-profit recording studio for students for three years.
- I have several years of experience collaborating with songwriters all around the world, pitching music for sync licensing for TV, film and advertising, and can teach you all about that too!
- I play and can teach piano, guitar and a variety of other instruments.
- I have experience writing and producing

About Ben

I've been performing and teaching music to all ages for 20 years. My goal is to help you fall in love with making music. My name is Ben. I'm a Singer/Songwriter, Music Producer and Creativity Coach living in South Orange County. I believe that you have songs in you and I'd love to work with you to

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Payton K.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Jazz Performance: Guitar from The New School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Payton K.

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Experienced teacher of 5 years able to teach all levels of experience. I am a graduate of The New School of Jazz and Contemporary music. While at the New School I studied with some of the masters including Reggie Workman, Billy Harper, Jane Ira Bloom, Matt Wilson, Dave Glasser, Peter Bernstein, Vic Juris and many others. Additionally, I was a tutor for three years in every subject so I know their curriculum back to front. I am available to teach Ear training, Sight Reading, Improvisation, Music Theory, Rhythm, Arranging, Composition, Music Appreciation, Guitar doubling on bass and much more. I am able to teach all music styles. I also play French Horn and bass at a high level. I love teaching and helping students on their own musical paths. I am looking forward to meeting you and finding YOUR voice together!

Ear Training is one of the most important subjects in music education. Wile at the New School I tutored all levels of ear training. We can work from the ground floor of basic ...

About Payton

Payton is an guitarist, French hornist, composer, and educator living in Brooklyn, NY. Payton’s music is rooted in everything from jazz, rock, classical, and pop. Along with his unique combination of influences, his music is focused around expressing specific emotions and feelings through compositi

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Jay V.
Very professional my son really like the class
Nick
Payton has done a great job helping me grasp the material. He knows how to pinpoint what is giving you trouble and how to effectively solve it. Overall my playing has greatly improved since taking lessons with him and I would highly recommend.
Marie
Payton is a fantastic musician and guitar instructor. He is able to teach any type of music from beginner to advanced. He is fun to take lessons with and very helpful with any problems you may come across. I have improved tremendously since taking lessons from him. He also can help with composition, theory and ear training. I would highly recommend him!

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"Dustin is very knowledgeable about the guitar and music in general. He explains things in a way that's easy to understand and tailors lessons around what the student wants to learn."
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"I loved taking lessons with Gfire. We worked hard and had fun dgoing so. I wouldn't change a thing."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Salvador B.
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"Carla has escalated both my acoustic and electric guitar playing to unexpected levels, from just strumming songs to actually including licks, riffs, and leads to sound more like the pros.
with her experience and knowledge, she has filled in critical lapses in my musical theory. Later, I decided to learn short-scale bass, and Carla was right there to show me the way.
If you've EVER wanted to learn (or pick back again) any style of guitar, bass, electric, acoustic, keyboard, piano, ukulele, kazoo, (or whatever) contact Carla ASAP for lessons. She gives lessons to students all across the USA, ONLINE through Skype, Zoom, FaceTime, or any conference app you want to use, at your convenience, NEVER needing to drive through Jersey, and never needing to leave your home.
She custom tailors lessons to all levels. Great experience! Students even "Zoom" in to perform at her recitals on a big screen TV. Give her a call, she's the rare, amazing, patient teacher you've been searching for. You won't be disappointed."
- Rob D
Took Guitar lessons from Carla U.
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"Solomon enjoyed his lesson and he is excited to continue."
- Soloman
Took Singing lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Monika was a pure joy to meet. We took the time in my first lesson to talk about my goals and share our expectation for the class. She is very knowledgeable and open. I left excited and am eager to see how our time together will unfold."
- Effua
Took Vocal Training lessons from Monika J.
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"Nick's technical expertise, and love of music has guided me, as an adult learner, to pursue my dream to play the cello. He consistently lifts me to new levels and is committed to my success. Nick has a way of making me feel at ease and love my lessons."
- Yvonne
Took Cello lessons from Nicolas R.
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