Ralph Hernandez V

Ralph H.

Riverside, CA

Lesson Details



Ralph delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 18+

Teaching since:
August 2014

Hello there! My name is Ralph and it's a pleasure to make your acquaintance! I'm a mixed genre musician with over thirteen years of experience both on and off the stage. I offer seven instruments for musical instruction including the guitar, bass, vocals, and the piano. In terms of nonmusical instruction I offer basic martial arts to promote self-discipline and exercise. I also offer good-old fashion exercise routines that can be easily followed.

I grew up as a decorated Boy Scout and Venture Scout learning to survive on my in the wild and how to thrive. I draw my teaching curriculum and advice to my students from what I've learned over the years. During each lesson I change and adapt my teaching techniques in order to better help my students gain confidence in their chosen discipline. For more information on what I offer or just information on me in general feel free to contact me at anytime! So go on ahead and click the green button, I hope to hear from you soon.

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Faculty Outreach Chair- Free Text Book Project
Sep 2015 - Present

I work to ensure future of better financial and educational security by gaining the support of various professors and faculty across campus for an 'Open Textbook' policy.

IT/Musical Instrument Quality Control
Aug 2015 - Sep 2015
Music Star

Repairing and updating laptop software as well as repairing and caring for musical instruments before either is sent out to be used in lessons.


Political Science/Public Service
Aug 2014 - Present
University of California, Riverside


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


Award For Meritous Action
Jul 2012
Boy Scouts of America


Boy Scouts of America
Feb 2011

The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations. The BSA provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.

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Blues Kids of America
Jun 2010

Blues Kids is an internationally recognized multicultural, interdisciplinary, artist-in-residency music program founded by Fernando Jones (author or I Was There When The Blues Was Red Hot). It is designed to help improve literacy through music in a hands-on, nurturing environment. We also provide a professional development workshop entitled Use the Blues and Technology to Help Improve Social & Emotional Learning for educators. We promote: Social & Emotional Learning, Attendance Improvement, Self-Esteem, Teamwork & Discipline, Music Literacy, Social Skills and Global Awareness

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Photos & Videos

A surprise performance in the Broadcast Music Industry theatre room
Tears In Heaven- London, England

Recognition Award-
Recognition from the Californian State Senate for showing discipline, honoring the Scout Law, and saving another scout.

Scout Merit medals and badges

My mentors (from left to right) Fernando Jones, Patrick McFowler, and Felton Cruz.

Vocal Studio Recital from 2013
At the Hard Rock Café in Chicago.

A good bye performance to my high school, TCHS back in 2014.
El Finale Del Verano- TCHS Jazz Band- 2013
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Cheyenne Nov 16, 2015
Guitar · In home

I have little to no experience with guitar, but Ralph makes it very easy to get started and I began learning technique and chords right away. He clearly has a passion for music, but also experience in teaching others to play. He's not only compassionate and understanding for the difficulties you face as a beginner, but is also ready to challenge you and keep you motivated when learning gets frustrating. You'll progress quickly with him as your teacher.

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