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Popular Music Teachers in Vernalis, CA

Greg D.

11 Reviews
Tracy, CA
Starting at $27
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1982
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Greg D.

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About Greg

I started playing guitar in the 5th grade and in middle school began playing in rock groups. At the beginning of high school, I started teaching in some of the local music stores in the area. While wanting more from my playing, I started classical guitar lessons with an Andre Segovia student, Rani

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Robert
Greg was very thorough explaining the materials and helped me understand how the lessons build.
Juan D.
So far it's been a great experience with Greg. Looking forward to my next lesson.
richard
Worked with my next perfectly.
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Peter C.

2 Reviews
Livermore, CA
Starting at $32
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Peter C.

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My favorite aspect of music is creating my own compositions! I've spent over 25 years studying classical theory and composition as well as modern composition for TV, film and popular music. If you're new to composition, I can help you understand the fundamentals and approaches to writing your own music. If you have more experiencing writing your own music, I can help take you to the next level!

About Peter

I currently compose music for TV, film and other digital media in my own recording studio. Prior to that, I spent about 25 years playing guitar, piano, bass and drums in bands and as a studio musician. At school I studied classical music (theory and composition) as well as orchestration and compute

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Nick
Peter has a wonderful, positive personality and is really easy to work with!
Art
I just started my second year of guitar lessons with Peter and I’m learning so much! Peter is a great teacher who is patient, encouraging and a great listener. He can “hear” the areas that I need to work on, and is able to clearly communicate ways for me to improve . He has helped me get better at my rhythm, my strumming, tempo and even an introduction to music theory. I’m now playing (and singing) some of my favorite songs! Highly recommend!

David B.

Tracy, CA
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David B.

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Hi! I'm David and I have a Bachelor's Degree in Saxophone Performance from San Jose State University and am currently working on my Masters in Saxophone Performance. Saxophone has been my passion from a young age and I have thoroughly enjoyed my journey of learning, performing, and paying it forward to others. My hope in each lesson is to keep the learning process fun! I believe we can work up our technical proficiency, musical understanding, and artistic decision making while keeping music fun, because at the end of the day making music should spark joy and emotion. I look forward to meeting with you and helping you achieve whatever goals you have for yourself and your instrument!

About David

Hi! I'm David and I have a Bachelor's Degree in Saxophone Performance from San Jose State University and am currently working on my Masters in Saxophone Performance. Saxophone has been my passion from a young age and I have thoroughly enjoyed my journey of learning, performing, and paying it forwar

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Justin W.

34 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German (Deutsch)
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Awarded First Place - Fifth Year/Advanced College Men from National Association of Teachers of Singing - North Florida Chapter
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Justin W.

34 Reviews
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Learn proper technique, how to read sheet music and guitar tabs, how to play scales and chords, music theory, and more!

About Justin

Justin W. is a professional performer, composer, and educator based in Rockledge, Florida. Justin received his Bachelor of Music Performance in Voice from the University of North Florida and his Master of Music in Choral Conducting at the University of Louisville. He has performed alongside the Lou

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Eamon H.
Great first lesson in-person.
Jay M.
As a 63-year old I was concerned it would tough for me to learn. I'm sure I don't retain and absorb like a 12-year old but I AM LEARNING TO PLAY. Justin is very patient and accommodating and I am inspired to practice weekly. Most of all I'm having fun.
Beverly
Lucas loved Justin. Too bad he moved. We wish him and his family the best.
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Xin H.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Xin H.

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I have had many experiences preparing for auditions for schools, symphonies and even for mock auditions. I have also learned about the audition experience through studying with my professor at Eastman, Peter Kurau, and through masterclasses with the renowned horn professor, William VerMeulen of Rice University.

About Xin

Hello, I'm Xin! I am a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and am based in the Baltimore area. I can't wait to help you with your musical dreams. I am available for in-home, in-studio, and online lessons worldwide. I have been studying classical horn playing for 10 years and can teach beginn

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Ayla
Our first class was amazing! Xin is bursting with positive energy, kindness, and patience. She’s exactly what my 9 year old hopeful musician needs right now! Can’t wait to continue classes with her!
Karin
Xi is VERY knowledgeable of the art of horn playing. I understand what she is saying without difficulty. She knows what she is doing and her skill in teaching is above average. I’m so thankful to have found a teacher who respects where I am at 54 and how to help me get back in the game. The work is up to me of course, but she been very real and encouraging along the way. Well done!
Rose R.
Dynamic and effective lessons. Fundamentals of horn playing explained thoroughly through fun, easy to follow drills and video clips from the instructor. Each student gets a designated share drive with lesson notes, assignments, technique videos etc.
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Miguel Z.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Portuguese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Miguel Z.

7 Reviews
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A dedicated pedagogue, Miguel held teaching positions in Europe, North America, and South America.

He holds a doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a master's degree from The International Center for Music at Park University, and a bachelor's degree from the Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas de Castelo Branco.

About Miguel

Miguel Z. has performed throughout the world and has appeared in several renowned festivals and venues. He is passionate about promoting music to all generations of listeners, as well as bringing it to less-reached communities across the globe. A dedicated pedagogue, Miguel held teaching posi

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Joseph
Very inspiring and organized
Natalie
The best cello teacher ever.
Scarlett
Miguel is an amazing and engaging cello teacher. I highly recommend.

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"Jonathon is a very enthusiastic and professional teacher. My son has been learning from him for 6 months and we are very happy with the experience and progress. Highly recommended!"
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Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"Nick is wonderful and I highly recommend him. He is patient, knowledgeable and has a real excitement for teaching. My son truly enjoys the lessons."
Ryan
Took Trombone lessons from Nick M.
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"My kids lovedo him my younger ones will be taking guitar lessons from him again soon"
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Took Guitar lessons from Michael C.
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"Marc is very patient. There were times I didn't have time to practice between lessons and he was still able to find something we could work on during our lesson that would help me. He gave me great insight on what/how to practice and incorporate what I learned to help my progress, even on my tight schedule."
Tyler
Took Guitar lessons from Marc M.
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"She taught by me piano from 5 years old through my teen years and worked well with me through each learning stage. Her skill and passion for music continue to be an inspiration and I have been able to use what I have learned for both personal pleasure and accompaniment purposes in various settings. Thanks Julie for shaping my life in this way!"
Janelle
Took Piano lessons from Julie G.
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"After well over a year with Thomas, he is still the best instructor! Patient, insightful and generous in his knowledge and experience- looking for a great teacher? Thomas is the one."
Gene
Took Piano lessons from Thomas W.
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"What a wonderful and enthusiastic teacher! My daughter has had fiddle lessons for 2 years in person, and to finally cut down on our two-hour commute I suggested on-line lessons. The computer had a few connection issues on our end that we will definitely iron out before our next session. Lucky for us, Kathleen worked patiently through the connectivity bumps and gave a very upbeat, challenging lesson with all the backup sheet music, recording, and plenty of thumbs up to keep my daughter motivated and practising. We are very happy we "found" Kathleen and highly recommend her as an instructor!!"
Kate
Took Fiddle lessons from Kathleen L.
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"Emma is enjoying her lessons very much. Thank you!"
Emmalynn
Took Violin lessons from Michael D.
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"Made a huge difference in my daughter’s voice in just an hour. Tangible lessons taught. Definitely doing more lessons with Toya!"
Olivia
Took Audition Prep lessons from Toya N.
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"From the moment I had my phone interview with Paul, I knew he was the right instructor for my son. We met for a trial lesson and sure enough he was exactly what we were looking for. My 12 yr. old has just excelerated in his music reading skills that I could not teach him on my own having started him on the keyboard myself since he was seven but was not successful. Paul is not afraid to stretch him and communicate to him in a way that he pleasantly receives along with weaving music history teaching continuously throughout the lesson. Right out of the gate his technique was addressed and the foundation was set up front and my son has an obvious, beautiful, step above, touch. Very grateful!"
Carrie
Took Classical Piano lessons from Paul J.
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