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Marwan S.

25 Reviews
Redwood City, CA
Starting at $85
  • Speaks Chinese - Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
  • Awarded Mathematic Achievement Medal from Euclid High School
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Marwan S.

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I studied Electrical & Computer Engineering at Cornell... This is my bread & butter.

About Marwan

I started playing piano when I was 3, and began writing music at the age of 6. I've taught music and piano for over 12 years, and tutoring other subjects for over 5 years. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, I graduated from Cornell University in Electrical & Computer Engineering, with a minor in M

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Albert E.
A passionate and proficient instructor!
Ryan F.
So far so Good. It has only been one lesson, but our son really enjoyed it.
Sandra
My 6 year old daughter is developing a great foundation and is enthusiastic about learning the piano. Marwan is a great match for her!
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Jesse M.

103 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Bachelors of Music Education with Honors from New Mexico State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Jesse M.

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Learn about keeping basic time as well as how to generate good tone on the djembe.

About Jesse

*Disclaimer* I'm currently not taking beginner students for bass, drums, piano, and ukulele or children under 10 years old. I highly recommend my studio partner Melissa though. Please check out her profile: https://takelessons.com/profile/melissa-m62 My Background I've been playing with

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Brenden R.
Liz S.
Talented teachers are rare. Like a great coach i sports... the coach doesn’t need to be the top athlete in his field to know how to teach each team member to hone their best abilities, he just has to know and see how to teach you how to get there. Being an outstanding teacher is a great talent all in itself... and that is Jesse. He has that quality and ability to lead, focus and take you where you want to go.
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.
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Melissa M.

37 Reviews
Sunnyvale, CA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School
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Melissa M.

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I have taken and passed the AP US History exam and I can give tips and pointers on a wide range of history topics as well as information about the test. Lessons would be individualized to focus on areas that need the most guidance.

About Melissa

I have been teaching since 2006 on a variety of topics. I graduated with an BA from the University of Wisconsin. My degree is in History with and emphasis on East Asian history. I've taught all age groups from age 2 up to retirees. My teaching experience includes one-on-one and group classes i

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Raine
My 14 y/o daughter enjoyed her lessons.
Violet H.
Wonderful drawing lesson with my 4 year old daughter. My daughter looks forward to her next set of lessons with Melissa. I am grateful and I highly recommend!
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Franklin D.

4 Reviews
Belmont, CA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Franklin D.

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Learn how to play / improve your playing on Tuba.
Learn the language of music. Become a great reader and improvisor!
I cover all the basics of playing: breathing, technique, rhythm, style, improvisation, etc. We can also learn some music history and theory, and play duets.
I teach all ages, and I tailor my teaching to each individual student. With over 30 years playing and teaching the brass instruments, I make lessons educational, productive and fun.

About Franklin

I am a San Francisco native and a graduate of Lowell High School and San Francisco State University, where I earned degrees in music performance and education. I teach all the brass instruments at my studio in Belmont, at Skyline College in San Bruno, and at Manor Music in Pacifica. I have also

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Marcos H.
My son is very happy with his lessons. He has been playing the tuba in his school band for a few years and was able to improve his skills and make progress from the very first lesson with Franklin.
Hoshin L.
Franklin is very detail oriented, patient and a good role model. My child really enjoy the lessons with him.
Matthew M.
Franklin was so patient with my 14-year-old son. We look forward to our next lesson.
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Maggie Z.

12 Reviews
Fremont, CA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from Boston University
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Maggie Z.

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I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, violaļ¼Œbeginner piano and singing lessons. I love developing students love for music. I greatly enjoy teaching music students and sharing my love for music with them.
Because of my experiences and education, I am able to assess easily what each student needs and how to help them achieve their goals.

About Maggie

My name is Maggie. I recently earned my Master's degree in string performance at Boston University. I have won many prizes as a soloist. As an orchestra musician, I have been playing for 10 years. I have been working as a music teacher for 9 years. I have taught violin, viola and beginner piano less

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Luke
My six-year old is really enjoying his piano classes with Maggie! She made great recommendations for practice books and my kiddo seems to be learning quickly!
Marie Q.
Maggie is great with my kids. She understands each one's skill level and adjusts her lessons accordingly. I appreciate her patience, especially since my kids are just starting to learn how to play the piano. The best part is that my kids are learning and having fun at the same time.
Hailan
As a adult student, I have a bit advantage at understanding the theory relatively easily. Maybe also have the willingness to practice on my own. But on the other side, the stiffness of fingers and the frustration of “I know I should do that but just couldn’t “ are common scenarios too. Maggie could adjust the pace and the materials based on my progress which helps a lot. She is also put equally emphasis on both technic and the understanding of music itself, which makes studying piano a vey enjoyable experience.
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Dennis W.

7 Reviews
Palo Alto, CA
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Dennis W.

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Music is a subject that anyone can relate to. Playing and performing music is a dream that many people aspire. I have watched my students grow from complete beginners to taking stages in front of a large audience.

I am always thorough about teaching my students the basics: understanding proper technique, dynamics, rhythm, and timing. I teach my students to play to a metronome, read music and rhythms, play songs, and play along with other live musicians. I specialize in many various genres of music including funk, rock, pop, hip-hop, jazz, Latin, prog, and metal. Over time, you will learn to play like the professionals that inspire you.

About Dennis

Hello, my name is Dennis. Music and art have always been a huge part of my life. I have been playing drums for 16 years and have been teaching for 8. I grew up learning to play drums from a private instructor, and have been studying on my own ever since. I have played in many bands in my music c

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Sarah
Dennis is a fantastic teacher.
Valeryia
Really understanding and patient teacher with a clear passion for drums.
Elise
My daughter loved her lesson. Superb drawing and shading instruction! Definitely scheduling more lessons.

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"Sifu Ron Pfeiffer is an excellent instructor. He has a methodology of teaching that transcends and enhances the Art itself. He is patient with his students, explains the movements and walks through the forms with you. I have studied with him for a year and a half and have obtained two teaching certificates under his tutelage, He raises the bar in each class & emphasizes practice, practice and practice."
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"Having met Baruk has added tremendously to my life, both physically and spiritually. He will push you to your limits and constantly require you to surpass yourself, but its's all for good. If you are looking for the best mentor around to accompany you in whichever journey you have set for yourself that you think kickboxing can help, than search no more; he is the man you need to meet!"
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Took Kickboxing lessons from Baruk A.
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"Ron is one of the best Tai Chi instructors out there. His knowledge of Tai Chi and the martial arts is truly impressive. Most importantly though, he knows how to teach Tai Chi. Instruction is clear and he makes you feel comfortable as you work through your learning process."
Mike
Took Tai Chi Chuan lessons from Ron P.
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"Emily (Lijuan) Feng is an excellent practitioner and teacher of tai chi. I am an older woman who had been unable to make any progress with a previous tai chi instructor, I was able to begin learning the 8 form from my first lesson with Emily. Even when teaching a large class, she provides individual instruction to help students improve their form and to catch up with the others if they are just beginning. She knows a seemingly unlimited number of exercises and techniques to help her students, and they can learn correct form, as well, just from watching her own masterful modeling of tai chi. Having now learned the 8 and the 24 forms of tai chi from Emily, I have incorporated them into my exercise routines, and find that practicing them regularly improves my balance and flexibility."
Kathleen Danker
Took Tai Chi Chuan lessons from Lijuan(Emily) Feng M.
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"My first meeting with Kelvin was great! He is very knowledgeable and makes the learning experience fun. Thanks Kelvin, I look forward to the next lesson!"
Angie
Took Archery lessons from Kelvin L.
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"A great experience. Baruk is an outstanding coach"
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Took Boxing lessons from Baruk A.
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"Elize was amazing! She came to our home and worked with my teenage daughter on conditioning and volleyball skills. She was fun and personable and really connected with my daughter. You can see that she loves volleyball and enjoys working with young players. Highly recommend you give Elize a try!"
Anna
Took Volleyball lessons from Elize M.
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"You can learn Sports and Self-Defense Jiu-Jistu from him."
Andrew
Took Jiu Jitsu lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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"Mary is very kind, friendly, understanding, and polite. She is extremely encouraging, and believes in her students! It is usually very hard for me to push past my limits, but with Mary I felt much more confident to do so! But she knows when to tell you to stop. She is very clear, and I learned a lot from her."
Faigy
Took Gymnastics lessons from Mary R.
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"I highly recommend Ron. His leadership is always concise, encouraging and extremely informative. My own practice has improved hugely since having private online lessons with Ron. I always look forward to the lessons, such a positive part of my week, especially during these challenging times."
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Took Tai Chi Chuan lessons from Ron P.
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