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

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6 Reviews on Victor S.

Steve Aug 19, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
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
Verified Student
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
Verified Student
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
Verified Student
Polite and thorough. We're off to a good beginning
Kevin Hughes Jan 6, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
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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