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  • Confident Chords

    Confident Chords

    San Francisco, CA 94133

    4.9 (11)

    Instruments are an extension of oneself, I focus on developing the musician within each of us to their fullest potential. My passion is to Connect and inspire through music, Share my passion for music with those around me, and Teach creativity through music.

    Best of 2018
  • Reverb Lessons

    Reverb Lessons

    San Francisco, CA 94105

    5.0 (10)

    Reverb Lessons is on a mission to make learning to play, sing or create music as easy as possible. Unlike a traditional music lesson company, Reverb Lessons has designed its customer experience around you: simply sign up online, book a time with your instructor and explore your creative side. You have the choice of taking lessons online, at the instructor's location, or at your place — whatever works best for you. All payment is taken care of head of time, so no need to worry about having cash for your lesson. Reverb Lessons puts all of its teachers through a rigorous interview process, ensuri
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  • Dillon Vado's School Of Music

    Dillon Vado's School Of Music

    Oakland, CA 94607

    5.0 (9)

    Students can take lessons on a primary instrument (drums, vibraphone, marimba, or general percussion) but all can learn about ear training, and musicianship.  Most drum teachers don't also teach mallet percussion.  I am an active performing musician, and share my tips and experiences from the real world as an experienced musician. I hold a Bachelor's of Music in Jazz Studies from the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley. I won first place in the "Jazz Search West" soloist competition in 2014. I have earned several other awards and acknowledgements  for my playing and composi
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    Best of 2018
  • Hadley McCarroll Piano Studio

    Hadley McCarroll Piano Studio

    Oakland, CA 94611

    5.0 (6)

    My enthusiasm for the material, performing, and helping students achieve their goals. Check out my youtube channel via the link listed on my profile. You can also read more about me here: and here: looking forward to working with you!

  • Pat's Music Studio

    Pat's Music Studio

    Hayward, CA 94541

    5.0 (4)

    I have taught private voice and/or piano lessons for about 20 years to students age 4 to adult.  I teach classical piano and voice and in addition to voice I teach musical songs and jazz.  My piano students learn to read, play in a relaxed way, and demonstrate good technique.  I am a member of the Music Teacher's Association of California and have had students participate in the Certificate of Merit program for at least 15 years.  Over the years, I have learned how to keep the student's interest, and have developed my own method for teaching how to read music.&nbs
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  • Mansfield Music

    Mansfield Music

    Berkeley, CA 94702

    5.0 (3)

    I teach many instruments: Piano, Guitar, Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Ukelele, and more. I design a custom approach for each student. What makes me different from other teachers is that I have extensive experience in many diverse fields of music—classical, jazz, rock, pop, etc.—as a result of a professional music career working with performers and publishers in every style imaginable. I also teach students of all ages, usually from 4 years old to senior citizens. Beginners are welcome! Please visit my website for more detailed information about lessons, and how to get the most out o
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  • Sean Griffin Guitar Lessons

    Sean Griffin Guitar Lessons

    Berkeley, CA 94705

    5.0 (3)

    I've been playing guitar for over 30yrs and began studying with Joe Satriani when I was 14 years old. I've always taught friends of friends and after watching thier progress I started teaching private lessons. I've aslo studied at the California Jazz Academy. I've performed at every club and concert venue in the bay area and have been in countless bands playing all styles. I focus on healthy playing and teach all styles from rock to jazz, funk, pop, alternative you name it, i've played it.
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  • Mission Studio

    Mission Studio

    San Francisco, CA 94110

    5.0 (2)

    Best of 2018
  • Alia's Piano/music Lessons

    Alia's Piano/music Lessons

    San Leandro, CA 94577

    5.0 (2)

    As a private piano instructor, I teach sight-reading and classical technique for the beginner to the intermediate student.  I also teach pop, rock, jazz, and R&B music and self-accompaniment techniques for students who want to play and sing.  My lesson plans are individualized for each student’s capabilities and interests.  I have a large pool of books, exercises, classical repertoire, pop tunes, and theory lesson plans to pull from.  I prepare each student with a performance repertoire and teach memorization skills for recital time.
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  • Omid Zoufonoun Guitar Lessons

    Omid Zoufonoun Guitar Lessons

    Oakland, CA 94606

    5.0 (1)

    I am an award winning composer, guitarist, orchestra conductor, and lifelong teacher. Many of my students come to me just because they want to be able to play their favorite music, and still others have a deep a commitment to their instrument and want to be able to get into a top music school. In addition to teaching private lessons for over 20 years, I also ran the the guitar program at the prestigious Oakland School for the Arts for 9 years. My students at OSA have been accepted to Berklee College of Music in Boston, Oberlin, the University of Southern California School of Music and man
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    Best of 2018
  • Piano Lessons In French, English, Russian

    Piano Lessons In French, English, Russian

    San Francisco, CA 94134

    5.0 (1)

    I have been teaching music for 13 years and I have students from all levels and ages. I can speak French, Polish, English, Russian. My lesson program is very flexible and depends on client's needs. We can discover together theory, some simple singing and of course piano pieces from classical, jazz or pop repertoire. I think that learning music is very important especially for kids. It can help to study other subjects for school and strengthen their concentration. Please contact me for further information.
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  • Trowbridge Music

    Trowbridge Music

    Oakland, CA 94606

    5.0 (1)

    At Trowbridge Music you will receive the highest level of teaching in a cozy neighborhood music studio near Lake Merritt, with free parking.  Contact me at Classical, jazz, flamenco, bluegrass, reggae, gypsy jazz, folk, rock, punk, blues, Brazilian, and more!  I weave ear training and music theory with guitar technique and performance skills into finely crafted lessons to inspire your love of playing guitar and motivate you to acheive your goals. My former students have been awarded scholarships at many of the top music schools in the country, including San
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  • SHREDLAB Guitar Lesson Studio

    SHREDLAB Guitar Lesson Studio

    San Leandro, CA 94579

    4.0 (1)

    Hi, I'm Andi at SHREDLAB My GUITAR LESSON STUDIO is located in San Leandro, CA and I offer dedicated instruction, and quality lessons in a variety of styles and formats.​ Whether you're a complete beginner that is starting out for the first time or someone that has been playing for a few years, I can help you get to the level of playing that you desire.

  • Asghari Guitar Lessons

    Asghari Guitar Lessons

    Berkeley, CA 94702

    I firmly believe that everyone is capable of playing music and I strive to make the learning process both fun and informative for every student. I create a comfortable learning environment by allowing each student to set his/her own pace, while motivating them to continually challenge themselves wherever their skill level may be.

  • Rapid Progress Piano School

    Rapid Progress Piano School

    San Rafael, CA 94915

    I specialize in helping you or your child make rapid progress. You have my full focus of attention and I use techniques that I learned the hard way. Most of my teachers were great musicians and masterful performers but they did not master the art of teaching. This is why it is important to remember that great musicians and great performers are not always great teachers. If you want to make rapid progress, it is best to find a teacher who can show you how you can do it NOW. I seek to create joy in your heart and put a smile on your face by providing you with the fastest results possible. + Wr
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  • Guitar Lessons W/ GG Amos

    Guitar Lessons W/ GG Amos

    San Francisco, CA 94110

    My way of teaching is a very intuitive one, I listen to what my students say they want to learn, what they're interested in musically and go in that direction.. all the while focusing on the fundamentals of guitar, such as good techniques in body & hand position, strumming & picking and proper fretboard fingering. I believe in getting the best sound out of whichever note or chord you play, so good technique is always part of that process. One of my best attributes is patience and not judging my students in a personal way at all. They trust me and know I'm in their corner, so they make
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  • SF Bay Guitar Lessons

    SF Bay Guitar Lessons

    Berkeley, CA 94704

    Hello, I started playing the guitar 23 years ago and have been teaching for the last seven. Teaching has become my life passion, from rock to jazz, country, jam, r&b, folk, blues, southern and even hip hop, I love it all. Everyone learn differently and wants to achieve different things, so each lesson is set according to the students needs. One student might want to learn their favorite songs while another wants to learn how to tune by ear. Mixing things up the and do lots of different kinds of activities keeps the lessons fresh and fun. New students are always encouraged to pick out a fa
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  • Guitar, Bass,Ukulele, Music Theory, And Improvisation Lessons

    Guitar, Bass,Ukulele, Music Theory, And Improvisation Lessons

    Fremont, CA 94539

    Begin the musical journey of a lifetime with easy guitar lessons from Geoff Svendsgaard. He has 22 years experience and offers private guitar lessons for all ages and skill levels with free first lesson. Geoff has the experience, diversity, and patience to guide you to your goals! "It amazes me after all these years in discovering new and fresh insights while teaching my students. It's from the help of my students that I have been able to build such a strong catalog of songs that they enjoy learning. If you are a beginner or an advanced player, it doesn't take long for me to identify the tools
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  • Aaron Seeman Accordion Lessons

    Aaron Seeman Accordion Lessons

    San Francisco, CA 94103

    Experienced teacher and musician. Klezmer, Balkan, Classical, Gypsy Jazz, French Musette, Swedish Folk Music, and more. Beginning and intermediate players. I teach two days in San Francisco, two in the East Bay. I'm particularity like teaching methods for improving technical skill. I also teach music theory, ear training, and other music related subjects.

  • Alicia Phipps Guitar Lessons

    Alicia Phipps Guitar Lessons

    Oakland, CA 94605

    As a professional musician, I can offer music tutoring to people of any age or ability. I LOVE teaching music and have found it to be a real passion; I learn a great deal from students and definitely consider myself to be enthusiastic and supportive. I am a trumpet player, so I have taught many different brass players in the past. I can also teach guitar, piano and music theory. I am also a music therapist with a great deal of experience of working with people who have additional needs, such as learning disabilities and autism. I also have worked with individuals with mental health issues su
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  • Piano, Music Theory And Music Technology Lessons

    Piano, Music Theory And Music Technology Lessons

    San Francisco, CA 94125

    Hi! My name is Courtney and I have a 'First Class' honors degree in Music. I am a trained classical pianist and have just over 6 years worth of teaching experience in music. I have worked with a variety of different abilities and ages. Please do not hesitate to contact me for more information on lesson plans and exam preparation regarding piano.

  • Mark Newstetter Guitar Lessons

    Mark Newstetter Guitar Lessons

    San Francisco, CA 94121

    I've been playing guitar all my life and have decades of experience as a performing and recording musician and teacher.  I've developed a unique method for learning the note positions on the guitar fretboard called "Fretography" some of which can be found at my blog I've also written several guitar books based on my method. I love music and love helping others fulfill their musical aspirations. 
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    Best of 2018
  • Olga's Voice Lessons

    Olga's Voice Lessons

    San Mateo, CA 94401

    Even after starting my professional singing career I kept studying with best voice teachers and coaches in Russia, United States and Italy. My professional experience thought me to understand nature of humane voice, treat it with respect and care. Every student is different, there is no single teaching method effective for everybody. We all have one goal but everybody has to take his own road to achieve this goal. And my goal is to help student to find the best road.
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  • Matthew Montfort Guitar And Music Lessons

    Matthew Montfort Guitar And Music Lessons

    San Rafael, CA 94901

    Guitarist Matthew Montfort is known as a world guitar innovator and an inspiring music instructor who helps students of all levels and ages learn whatever style they desire. He is on the 100 Greatest Acoustic Guitarists list at along with such luminaries as Michael Hedges, Leo Kottke, Chet Atkins, John Fahey, Adrian Legg, Merle Travis, John Renbourn, Tommy Emmanuel, Doc Watson, Pierre Bensusan, Toni Rice, Alex De Grassi, Stefan Grossman, Artie Traum, Joni Mitchell, and Peppino D'Agostino. He is the leader of the world music group Ancient
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  • Delaney Piano Studio

    Delaney Piano Studio

    Oakland, CA 94607

    Register now open for classes in September! Delaney Piano Studio has been providing music lessons for over 15 years. We specialize in teaching music to children and teach piano and voice lessons. John Delaney is a director of the studio. Trained at the Royal College of Music, London, UK, he is highly experienced and has developed a unique, child-centered program. We work with your child to discover their learning style and strive to keep their learning experience lively, interesting and exciting. We not only offer lessons, but monthly practice incentives, piano parties, recitals and many creat
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  • Classical Guitar, Piano & Singing Lessons, Music Theory & Musicianship

    Classical Guitar, Piano & Singing Lessons, Music Theory & Musicianship

    Oakland, CA 94606

    I teach private and group lessons for all ages (kids from 5 and up, adults - any age). Lessons 30min, 45min, full hour. My specialties are classical guitar (& some chord strumming), piano, private signing lessons for children, exam preparation in guitar/piano, music theory & musicianship: rudiments and university level, listening to music, and ensemble lessons (duets, trios, etc)Learning program and homework are designed individually to suit your needs. Classical pieces, your favorite songs, holiday music - you name it!Please contact for more details.Thanks!
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  • Kenn Gartner Concerts Inc.

    Kenn Gartner Concerts Inc.

    San Rafael, CA 94903

    I am the sole piano and sole voice teacher on the Juilliard School's Private Teacher Directory in the following two cases: IN PIANO:  I am the only piano teacher listed from the Los Angeles area to the Washington State border, east through Utah. IN VOICE:  I am the only voice teacher listed from the Mexican to the Canadian borders, east through Utah, with the exception of another voice teacher in Oklahoma.

  • String Theory On Geary

    String Theory On Geary

    San Francisco, CA 94115

    Learn how to play the guitar, violin or harmonica! I offer fun and lighthearted lessons -- I am very patient and encouraging, and I can really work with you to isolate and master trouble spots.  I have over 15 years of experience. I've worked with students of many different learning styles, and I am very good at catering to each individual's unique way of learning. I studied music and communications at U-Mass Amherst, class of 2000.   I teach many styles and genres. I can teach you classical, folk, bluegrass, rock, and jazz. You can let me know what you are most interested in. &
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  • Emily Bender, Voice Teacher And Soprano

    Emily Bender, Voice Teacher And Soprano

    San Carlos, CA 94070

    My passion is bringing the joy of music and the skills needed for success to people of all ages. As a Kodaly-trained teacher, I use intuitive and fun tools to teach a high level of musicianship to my students, no matter their level of experience.   I am comfortable working in multiple musical styles, including pop, broadway, classical and world.  I have worked with people from ages 8 to 80, and I meet each student where they are. Lessons with me include vocal warms up, working on breath and vocal technique, round and/or part singing and musicianship, in addition to, of course, choosi
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  • Gail Edwards Music Studio

    Gail Edwards Music Studio

    Pacifica, CA 94044

    I am an active freelance flutist with a Masters degree in flute from the Sf Conservatory. My philosophy is to share my joy of music making with others. As a teacher, Ms. Edwards is available through her private studio or in a group/school setting. She is also active as a clinician, a coach for performance/audition preparation, for masterclasses, school assemblies and as a music theory/ear-training instructor. Ms. Edwards’ teaching philosophy is to share her joy of making music through a deeper understanding of music and performance practices. Ms. Edwards has extensive teaching experience th
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