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Orlia B.

7 Reviews
Mountain View, CA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Engilsh
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Orlia B.

7 Reviews
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My teaching philosophy is that students learn best when they are having fun! All lessons are designed with each individual student's goals and interests in mind, so if an approach isn't working, we switch things up. With over 15 years of experience teaching students age 3 to adult through a variety of methods, I can find something that works for the casual learner and AP/college prep student alike.

Styles: Classical, Popular, Church/Religious

About Orlia

*Please note all lessons are currently ONLINE ONLY due to COVID-19. I am available for lessons via Zoom, FaceTime, RockOutLoud Live, or TakeLessons Classroom!* I am an experienced music instructor who has taught in Chicago, Austin, Orange County, and the Bay Area. I graduated with a Bachelor's i

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Wajma
My 7 year old would cry when having to go to piano lessons at school, but looks forward to her lessons with Orlia!
Alethea (.
My 5 year old likes her a lot!
Annie S.
My daughter really enjoyed her first lesson with Orlia and is looking forward to future lessons!
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Ahmad G.

219 Reviews
San Jose, CA
Starting at $43
  • Speaks English, Arabic
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Awarded Rank #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. from Slash/ Guitar Center
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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 ...

About Ahmad

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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Ben
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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Steven B.

24 Reviews
Alameda, CA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 to 65
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Jon F.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
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Jon F.

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Using a mixture of the Suzuki method and contemporary pieces, each lesson will provide both a strong foundation in technique and musicianship as well as the flexibility to follow each student's musical interests and passions. Ear training and general theory are taught at all levels, and my overarching goal is to foster a sense of joy and accomplishment in each student when it comes to music.

About Jon

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Jon begged his parents for piano lessons in preschool; they agreed, as soon as he could show that he was able to sit still for a half hour. Twenty eight years later, the piano is still the central figure in his life. Jon was on the classical track, playing Carnegie Hall i

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Linda C.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded 3rd Place Winner from Five Towns Competition for Voice
  • Teaching since 2014
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Linda C.

23 Reviews
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I am a Bronx native professional opera-singer that has been studying singing for 10 years and playing piano since the age of 7. I have been teaching both voice and beginner to intermediate piano to all ages for five years throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Queens. My voice and piano lessons focus on developing a healthy technique, learning how to sight read, music theory, breathing exercises, acting, and having fun. I teach all genres and can help with audition preparation. My credits include getting students into competitive music schools including Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and Talent Unlimited High School.

About Linda

Audiences throughout the U.S. have heard Ecuadorian and Puerto-Rican Mezzo-Soprano Linda Collazo at venues including Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, Lincoln Center, the United Palace Theater, and Repertorio Español, as well as in theaters throughout Europe. Described as having a voice that is “e

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Ana
Linda has helped me grow as a singer and performer. She helped me develop a head voice, and helped me to feel confident singing in it. Linda was always professional and pushed me to reach my potential. Each week I looked forward to go to class and learn more as I sung and got feedback. I now have a range when I sing. I recommend Linda to anyone is looking to grow as a singer, performer, or who just wants to learn how to sing.
Kroslyn
Linda was such an amazing teacher! She helped me a lot with my singing and I now have discovered that I have a head voice thanks to Linda, it was a real game changer for me. I really liked how Linda pushed my to continue to use my head voice she kept me on my toes which made me grow as a singer. I would definitely recommend!
Anjana
Linda is a great teacher . I’ve been taking piano lessons with her and every week I can see an improvement in the way I play. She is very thorough and makes sure I understand the basics before moving on to the next lesson. I’m enjoying playing the keyboard and look forward to my classes every week.

Janet P.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Janet P.

6 Reviews
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Online Classical Piano Teacher

I specialize in Classical and Pop music and typically use various method books with supplemental sheet music customized to my student's needs and desires. I also use both grand piano and studio piano for playing duets at each lesson which students really enjoy.

About Janet

My goal is your success! Great outcomes are the result of teaching methods that combine traditional and innovative techniques which are fun and easy. Everyone succeeds and I personally guarantee my program!! *Bio... Founder/Instructor of school specializing in piano and piano keyboards. It was fou

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Bev
Learning to play the piano was a lifelong dream of mine. I’ve been taking lessons from Janet now for five years. As an “adult” student starting from scratch, I was concerned that I would never really be able to understand music or become truly competent. When I look back to where I started from and how far I’ve come, I’m amazed. Janet is truly a genius at teaching. She makes difficult concepts easy to understand. And she truly understands the challenges of the adult learner. But learning is always enjoyable, never stressful. I look forward to my lessons and even my at-home practicing sessions. It’s become a kind of therapy for me! I would recommend Janet and the Fine Arts Music School to any who is serious about learning to play the piano.
Bev - Mamaroneck, NY
Ashley C.
Janet has been an amazing resource for our family. Her patience and ability to work with young kids is exceptional.
Enoch/Wendy
I am an adult who learned piano for 2 years when I was little before quitting. I wanted to regain my skills and Janet has been helping me do that. She’s fantastic, kind, flexible and encouraging! She reminded me to enjoy the music while at the same time challenging me to improve my skills to the next level I couldn’t be more excited !!

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Average Cost of Classical Piano Lessons in Sunnyvale, CA

The average cost of 60-minute classical piano lessons in Sunnyvale is $82. 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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"Hannah is very kind and patient with my seven year old. No matter how little she has practiced, Hannah doesn’t scold—she just supports my kiddo at her own pace. Hannah also puts together awesome recitals, most recently at an outdoor piano near the Hotel Del Coronado—such a great opportunity for her students to share with each other and the community all they are learning. Thanks Hannah!"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Hannah R.
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"Ms. Sun is one of three most patient and caring teachers we have ever met. Ms. Sun is very detailed and compassionate with our children and easy to work with. There is not enough good things to say."
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"Matt is an amazing instructor. I highly recommend him."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Matthew N.
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"Never thought l could to be able to learn a Bach invention before. Now I’m playing it. Very enthusiastic teacher."
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"Hi Miss Sylvia was so patient jazalynn just loved her first session looking forward to the next"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Sylvia W.
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"Kessa is a very professional and talented piano teacher. My son loves going to lessons and we love hearing him practice such pretty music. We're impressed with Kessa's ability to explain confusing concepts and to encourage my son when he is having a tough time. She's done so well with transitioning to Zoom lessons during the pandemic and we love being able to have lessons from home. I recommend Mefford Music Studio to anyone who asks!"
Marissa
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kessa M.
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"Mr. Deng has prepped me well for performances. I have learned a lot from him. He is very passionate about music and he really taught me how to express myself through piano playing. I highly recommend him. A great friend, mentor and an amazing pianist!"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from JunZhao(Ryan) D.
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Moinul
Took Classical Piano lessons from Aleksis B.
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"Anahit is an amazing piano instructor. She empowers her students to do their best. She has very extensive repertoire that almost seems endless. I would recommend her to anyone of any age that wants to learn how to play the piano. She teaches from the basics to very advanced levels. She is also very comitted to her job, and rarely misses lessons. Her lessons are very profession and private."
jessica
Took Classical Piano lessons from Anahit S.
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"I'm an adult piano student of Amber's at the beginners level. I started taking lessons in September 2020 and am making steady progress under her instruction. She is very patient and encouraging and has helped me to build confidence as a piano student. I'm enjoying my lessons with Amber and would definitely recommend her to others looking for a piano teacher."
Joyce
Took Classical Piano lessons from Amber C.
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