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  • Confident Chords

    Confident Chords

    San Francisco, CA · Robert McManmon

    (11 reviews)

    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.

  • Reverb Lessons

    Reverb Lessons

    San Francisco, CA · Lana A.

    (10 reviews)

    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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  • Bryan Albert Guitar Lessons San Francisco

    Bryan Albert Guitar Lessons San Francisco

    San Francisco, CA · Bryan Albert

    (2 reviews)

    I teach guitar and piano catered to the individual student. There is no one formula that works for everybody, and my extensive experience with all ages and varying goals makes lessons an enjoyable experience for everybody.  I taught at the University level, to non-music majors, at Northwestern University. I also cultivated a studio of approximately 35 students, of all ages, at Columbia College Chicago, as a private piano and guitar instructor and pre-collegiate ensemble coach.  I am also a touring professional entertainer and composer.
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  • Ghazal Karimpour Piano Lessons

    Ghazal Karimpour Piano Lessons

    San Francisco, CA · Ghazal Karimpour

    (2 reviews)

    Born and raised in Iran, Ghazal Karimpour began her musical education at age six with piano lessons. She received classical and pop music lessons until the age of twenty, when she was accepted to one of the most prestigious contemporary and jazz schools of music in the US, Berklee College of Music.  Throughout college, Ghazal participated in many music performances, and wrote numerous music pieces. At Berklee, Ghazal studied piano, guitar and voice performance, theory and technique with well-established musicians such as Neil Olmstead and Vuk Kulenovic. Majored in music therapy, Ghazal wo
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  • Piano Lessons In French, English, Russian

    Piano Lessons In French, English, Russian

    San Francisco, CA · Margaret Pinko

    (1 review)

    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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  • Upscale Piano

    Upscale Piano

    San Francisco, CA · Ellen Levine

    (1 review)

    I offer lessons in your home geared to your level of mastery. Lessons include theory, music history, and other aspects of piano literature. Contact me so we can get you started!

  • Maria Childress Piano Lessons

    Maria Childress Piano Lessons

    San Francisco, CA · Maria Childress

    Enthusiastic, dynamic, friendly piano teacher offers lessons. Competitive rates, beginners welcome. You can play for pleasure or do exams. I have also attended rock school teacher training and a rock school course can be followed with or without exams; including a more contemporary repertoire as opposed to solely classical music. I live in Financial District but I can travel anywhere within San Francisco. References available upon request.

  • Piano, Music Theory And Music Technology Lessons

    Piano, Music Theory And Music Technology Lessons

    San Francisco, CA · Courtney Rutledge

    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.

  • Angel Vazquez Piano Lessons

    Angel Vazquez Piano Lessons

    San Francisco, CA · Angel Vazquez

    Angel Vazquez is a Singer/Songwriter born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on January 23, 1982. Son of Natividad Perez, a professional puertorican singer, and Angel A. Vazquez. From an early age Angel Vazquez was exposed to music and to different Latin genres such as Salsa, Merengue, Pop Ballads, and Spanish Pop Rock among others. Angel started his formal music training at the age of 13 at the School of Fine Arts of Puerto Rico, even though he had been singing since he was 8 years old at different talents shows and events in Puerto Rico such as weddings, school programs, private and charity events and
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  • D. Riley Nicholson Music

    D. Riley Nicholson Music

    San Francisco, CA · D. Riley Nicholson

    I teach piano, percussion, and composition to a wide range of students who are passionate and excited about music!  Specifically I prefer to teach:  Beginning piano students Beginning percussion students Beginning to advanced composers  My teaching experience so far includes teaching young beginning piano students and coaching professional and pre-professional artists on modern music; however, I am eager to work with an even wider range of instrumental students and composers. Composer and Performer Bio: D. Riley Nicholson has performed and compo
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  • Delaney Piano Studio

    Delaney Piano Studio

    Oakland, CA · John Delaney

    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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  • Rosabel's Piano Lessons

    Rosabel's Piano Lessons

    San Francisco, CA · Rosabel Estrada

    I teach piano to students of all ages for several years now. I want to share with you my passion. I want to be able to help you be good at it. Please give me a call for inquiries and reservations. Thank you!

  • Rhonda Bradetich Flute Lessons

    Rhonda Bradetich Flute Lessons

    Sausalito, CA · Rhonda Bradetich

    Ms. Bradetich is very interested in educational programs and teaches many students both as faculty flutist at North Idaho College and privately in the Sandpoint area. She has also been a flute instructor for the Lionel Hampton School of Music Summer Program at the University of Idaho.

  • McAllister Music Studio

    McAllister Music Studio

    San Francisco, CA · McAllister Music Studio

    Piano, Voice, and Songwriting Lessons for Children and Adults At MMS, we infuse strong fundamentals (note reading, music theory, proper technique) with playing by ear, improvisation, and songwriting. The idea is that students have a solid backbone of understanding and execution AND can get creative with music from the very beginning. The end result is true musicianship and passion for playing! And we do this by pulling from the music that our students love and are inspired by. There are also many opportunities within our studio for performance, collaboration, and expansion. To inquire, please
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  • Piano Lessons From Music Teachers Association Of California Member

    Piano Lessons From Music Teachers Association Of California Member

    San Francisco, CA · Fiona Cheng

    I have been teaching music in the bay area for over twenty years. I graduated from Holy Names University with a Master's Degree in Music Education. I have taught music to children from preschool to elementary school for over twenty years. At present, I am a piano teacher at Golden Key Piano School in Berkerley. I love to play the piano, and I love to share my passion with my students.

  • Mark Thornton Flute And Piano Instructor

    Mark Thornton Flute And Piano Instructor

    San Francisco, CA · Mark Thornton

    Experienced flute and piano instructor now offering private lessons in the Bay Area. Diploma in Music majoring in flute 6 years of teaching experiences in both piano and flute RCM Gr. 10 Flute Certificate Honors RCM Gr. 8 Piano Certificate Honors Loves teaching beginner to advance flute students Enjoys teaching beginner piano students Regularly performs at events/functions Fluent in English and good in Spanish Able to travel to meet students Beginner Piano : $25/30min $30/45min $35/hr Flute : $25/30min $35/45min $45/hr
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San Francisco Piano Lessons

(27 reviews)

As an adult, you may have the thought about taking piano lessons, but you are not sure where to start the quest. You probably want to buy a piano lesson book and start practicing. But which book?

If this instrument is a brand new thing for you, musical theory can be time-consuming to learn. The most important part is to learn the basics. There are a number of books to get you started.

Easiest Piano by John Thompson
This is a series of piano lesson books that are suitable for beginners. John Thompson brilliantly presents the lessons in a clear and concise way with colorful illustrations. The interesting visuals help you to learn notes plus complete the assignments like a pro. This is an ultimate resource for a new player.

Bastien Piano
This lesson book is designed especially for adults. There are samples of music cross genres and it is more entertaining with a CD to listen to. It helps a lot in understanding the beat or tempo progressively. This book is for learners who want to improve their knowledge in blues, folk, and even classical piano.

Basic Adult All in One Piano Course by Alfred
This collection by Alfred is one of the mostly sought after piano lesson books. It is easy to follow with simple tutorials and it is also enjoyable for adults who are just starting to learn piano. There are sections of theory, techniques, and the lessons themselves. It is recommended for teachers who give piano lessons to adults.

Guide to Musical Theory: A Complete Idiot Guide
This book has an interesting title but let’s not be worried about that. In fact, this book smartly compiles every little thing you need to know about piano lessons. Whether you have no experience at all, or you have played a melody before, this book has all the guides specifically for piano lessons. When you already have a teacher to assist you in learning piano, you still need to equip yourself with books to improve faster.

Getting the Right Book, and the Right Teacher
The right lesson book will explain confusing theories in their simplest form. Hence, you will be able to understand your lesson better. The right piano lesson book will help you to understand piano better. It takes effort and dedication to learn instruments, especially piano. But when you finally find a teacher and the right book, you will surely feel satisfied when you can play something from it.

Getting yourself a private teacher is also essential to support your learning session. A good teacher will give you the tips and tricks needed to accelerate your lesson learning. Also, they will give you the step-by-step guide to improve your skill. To find piano lessons in San Francisco, CA, simply go to and find your favorite skillful teacher in no time. Register your information and browse expert teachers based on the features you choose.