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John B.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, English, Spanish
  • Bachelors degree in Piano Performance from University of the Pacific
  • Teaching since 1985
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John B.

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Music Performance I am a vocal coach/ accompanist with 30 years of experience at the professional and college level.

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I have been a piano teacher and vocal coach since 1985. I have a Doctorate in Collaborative Arts from the University of Southern California (1992) I teach Collaborative Arts at the University of California Santa Barbara (since 2005) I have been on the musical staffs of Opera Santa Barbara,

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Jose G.
Meeting John was great, very friendly and professional and to the point, which is my cap of tea and he suggested to get a weighted keys piano to strengthen my fingers, I’m looking into one
Thanks John I will recommend you as a teacher
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John is a fantastic instructor. He has a love for educating others on musical expression and he is a wellspring of musical knowledge. He provides a depth to the piano that I wouldn't have noticed if I taught myself how to play.

John emphasized how to shape musical phrases to make music as opposed to a collection of notes. He had a good ear for honing in on my weaknesses such as how some notes that I played stuck out or the movement of my arms. Most importantly, he taught me how to approach practicing the piano in an effective way. I learned how to listen to myself and how give each note, phrase, and piece the attention and musicality it needed to sound beautifully.

For an adult learner as myself, he was accommodating with how busy I was. He adjusted to my needs and work schedule and taught at a reasonable pace. However, he also never veered from his expectations and praised what I was doing right and provided methods to fix what I was doing wrong.

Although there were times when John expressed his passion for music by delving into tangents on the broader historical significance of pieces, his mini-lectures were never irrelevant nor inappropriate. For example, he commented on how in waltzes, the rhythm on the left hand would need to emulate how a Romantic era string section would play it. For anyone who is serious about how or why pieces of music are meant to be played in a certain way, John is great about contextualizing pieces to make them sound great.

Most importantly, he made practicing piano something that was both enjoyable and challenging, which is difficult to find in a teacher. I owe a great deal of my musicianship to John and he met my expectations of learning the piano. Thank you!
Kenny
John is really great. He takes the time to understand what your goals are and teaches according to your needs. He is patient and provides constructive comments.
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Michele M.

110 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, English
  • Bachelor of Music - Vocal Performance from McNally Smith College of Music
  • Teaches students 17 to 98
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Michele M.

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As a professional teaching artist and vocal coach, I have been helping students of all ages and abilities "find their voice" for over 20 years. My goal is simple: to give you singing lessons that will change your life forever. You can uncover your voice, build unshakable confidence and have fun while learning techniques professional singers take onto the stage and into the studio. And, you can have a great time doing it!

About Michele Denise

As a professional teaching artist and vocal coach, I have been helping students of all ages and abilities find their voice for over 20 years. My goal is simple: to give you singing lessons that will change your life forever. You can build unshakable confidence and have fun while learning techniques

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Jamil
I had a super informative and delightful experience with Michele. Thank you!!
Tashi O.
Michele and her lessons are fantastic! In the recent past, I was extremely shy about even "trying to sing" let alone singing in front of another person. Even virtually, Michele creates an environment in which I can feel comfortable and safe to sing, sing, sing away. Michele is an excellent, skillful teacher and, as a bonus, she's such a warm person who makes learning and singing extra fun. I started out without any training and thinking my voice probably needed "a lot of work". I now see, with great instruction from Michele and enough practice, I can reach my singing goals. Some of the skills I'm building through singing with Michele have also helped enhance skills in other areas of my life (using my voice more in general, work presentations and meetings, body and breathing awareness, etc.). Highly recommend!
Samuel
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Ahmad G.

240 Reviews
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  • Speaks Arabic, English
  • Masters in Music & Audio Production from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ahmad G.

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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. and M.M in music and audio production at San Francisco State University. I then moved to Los Angeles then studied and trained with John Mayer, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, George Lynch and many others. I have performed hundreds of concerts in the U.S. as well in Europe and the Middle East with Artists such as Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Guns N Roses, Michael Angelo Batio, Ratt, Sammy Hagar, Dokken and many others. I ranked #1 in the Slash Guitar Center competition. I was in the "list of top 5 guitar players ever" according to The Examiner, also picked as one of the best guitarists of 2013 and 2014 consecutively in the Rockwell UnScene magazine, and ranked 3rd in the Steve Vai Sam Ash Best in Shred competition.

I find a student's strengths and weaknesses using various ways to encourage each student. I am very patient, ...

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 with

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I've been taking lessons for 3 years now with Ahmad. My guitar ambitions are frequently met with technical and musical obstacles, and Ahmad has always helped me work through them and keep me moving forward.

I have also been working on music theory and basic guitar chords - Ahmad has helped guide me to a better understanding and technical proficiency.

Lessons are conducted in a friendly and supportive way and his positive attitude plays a vital role in motivating me to keep working at guitar. I think no matter what your guitar goals are, Ahmad can help you move improve and keep taking it to the next level.
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Francesca C.

38 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
  • BM in Music from Berklee College of Music
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Francesca C.

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Over the years, I have done 100+ performances and taken performance techniques classes and would love to pass my knowledge on to a new person!

About Francesca

I am a singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles, California. I have a Bachelor's in Music from Berklee College and am currently in Graduate school at Cal State Northridge, studying to become a music therapist. My goal is to work with patients with Alzheimer's. I love playing covers of music from the 6

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Rob S.

27 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Awarded North American Rock Guitar Competition from Guitar Player Magazine and Gibson Guitars
  • Teaching since 1993
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Rob S.

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I can help you to improve your performance skills with my extensive experience performing all over the country.

About Rob

I am an accomplished, award-winning guitarist, composer and teacher and have been teaching guitar and music for 20 years. I have both a Bachelor's and a Masters Degree in Music. I teach all levels from beginner to advanced, including at the university level, and all styles (rock, jazz, blues, folk,

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Juan *.
Great teacher for my 8yr old daughter. He is patient and explains things I'm a way that gets through to my kid. Highly recommended!
Bella
Phenomenal teacher! Rob simplifies advance techniques and organizes your lesson based on your personal goals. My lessons have been very informative but still always fun! I’ve improved significantly since our lessons began and have received guidance on how to make the most of my practice time on my own as well.

During this quarantine, having my lessons virtually is such a light during these challenging times, and they’re just as enjoyable as in person. Rob really is easygoing and has a great sense of humor!
Myles
Excellent teacher! Highly recommend! Feel like I’m going to learn so much and improve greatly!
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Charles C.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1993
  • BA Music from Rutgers College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Charles C.

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I am a well rounded pianist and organist. I will help you develop your style and technique to meet your goals, what ever they may be, life time enjoyment or preparing to become a professional musician.

About Charles

BA Music Theory and Composition from Rutgers College. MS from Montclair in Music Composition, Jazz Studies with Kenny Baron. Composition Studies with Nicholas Rousakis, Frank Foster, Noel DaCosta. Member Music Educators National Association. Member Jersey Shore Music Educators Association Me

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Hayden A.
The first piano lesson was truly great! I am glad we found Charles.
Michael E.
Awesome - motivates my son, makes it fun. Knows how far to push him, keeps material current and enjoyable to pay.
Sharon B.
I recommend Charles, he is a qualified instructor.

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"Nice, friendly, and encouraging. Awesome teacher!"
Taylor
Took Music Performance lessons from Pamela S.
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"Chris is one of the most talented musicians I know! Also a great motivator! Definitely recommend learning music from this pro!"
Luke
Took Music Performance lessons from Chris S.
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"Peter was a wonderful surprise. In addition to being a beautiful pianist himself, he showed me how to really enjoy the music I was learning. He was very patient and I could tell that he knew how to approach me as a student. Thanks Peter!"
Daniel
Took Music Performance lessons from Peter D.
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"Shanita Jackson is fabulous singer with an exceptional range. She is a powerful solo act but also works beautifully with an ensemble. A consummate professional and a pleasure to work with, Shanita understands how to interact with her audience and shines in a diversity of vocal styles, from Jazz to Pop and Reggae."
Julie
Took Music Performance lessons from Shanita J.
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"Even a kid can pick this up

Tim was a super awesome guitar teacher! Not only did he teach me a lot of riffs but was also a super nice guy. I recommend him to anyone trying to further their talent with guitar!!"
Jada
Took Music Performance lessons from Tim B.
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"Amazing teacher, really great at connecting with kids and fostering a love of music and skill."
Edward
Took Music Performance lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Simply amazing. Best decision I've made in a long time."
Don
Took Music Performance lessons from Shanita J.
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"Hallie's dedication and passion is second to none. I had the honor to see her at Sewanee conducting a symphony performing a piece that she composed. In order to put that production together, she had to conceive of the piece, write the parts for each performer, and teach all the musicians how it should sound through rehearsal. It was amazing. That same weekend, she was the soloist performer for a flute concerto and you could see that she really knows her stuff! Her ability to communicate her vast musical knowledge is what makes her a fabulous teacher. I highly recommend Hallie for your music lessons."
April
Took Music Performance lessons from Hallie C.
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"I really enjoyed my singing session with Robert. I had so much fun during my session, and felt confident for my audition. He is definitely a teacher who knows what he is doing and will make sure you learn while having fun. This definitely will not be my last session."
Kaira
Took Music Performance lessons from Robert H.
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"My son is extremely happy with his first lesson with Olivier! Looking forward to many more! Thank you!"
Seth
Took Music Performance lessons from Olivier H.
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