Victor Skidanenko

Victor S.

Palo Alto, CA

About Victor S.

Background check: Last verified 10/20/2016
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Victor teaches: Ages 8 and up
Teaching since: January 2004
Last sign in: 2 days ago


I am a professional teacher and performer based out of the San Francisco Bay Area. I have been teaching guitar, banjo, and mandolin professionally since 2004. I have performed on all of these instruments and have played at numerous music festivals throughout the United States as well as teaching at many music camps on the West Coast. I am currently performing in bands on electric guitar, banjo, and mandolin.

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Music Instructor
Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
The Manzana Music School

I offered instruction on guitar, banjo and mandolin as well as general music theory.


AA Music: General
Aug 2013 - Present
Foothill College

Languages Spoken

Fluent / Native Proficiency

6 Reviews on Victor S.

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Steve Aug 19, 2016
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio The lesson was great I told Victor the things I struggle with most & he started me off with some basics that I need to work on & also showed me some bad habits I needed to correct all with a patient pleasant attitude I'm looking forward to the next lesson.Steve S
Steve Aug 19, 2016
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio Victor was great I haven't picked up my Guitar in it felt like forever and I had picked up a lot of bad habits he was very patient and gave me the building blocks to help me get started back on the right track.
Shaheer M. Jan 25, 2016
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio Had a great lesson with Victor! He knows music really well and is very patient with beginners.
Jade M. Jan 19, 2016
· Guitar · In studio Polite and thorough. We're off to a good beginning
Kevin Hughes Jan 6, 2016
· Guitar · In home Had a god lesson with Victor. Will be back next week!
Jenny Dec 8, 2015
· Guitar · In studio I took lessons for beginning guitar with Victor. Victor is a great teacher! He is clearly very competent, with a relaxed vibe. He was happy to create personalized guitar tab for me, and was very patient, even though I was a first time guitarist.
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