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A Dawn Of Music Studios
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
Shani D.
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Great office service and our instructor, Alex, is great too! Our daughter is really enjoying her cello lessons!

GreenTree Music Academy
4.9
from 31 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Kate S.
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I highly recommend GreenTree and Sidney!! Coordinating piano lessons and other artistic endeavors with Sidney was an effortlesss and pleasant task. He made it happen and initiated some remarkable lessons. GreenTree is on speed dial for our next visit to OC.

Coastal Music Studios
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Elaine B.
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A mom recently recommended Coastal Music Studios - she said her boys loved it. I was doubtful as to whether our shy middle school son would feel comfortable enough to learn to sing in a group (He has a history of speech delay and some difficulty with articulation). Pam, teacher/owner, noticed he was new and asked the kids to say hello. The kids were friendly, excited to sing and enthusiastic. I was completely amazed watching my son during the first choir practice. He looked confident and happy. Afterwards, our son (who has a learning disability) said it was the first time he felt like his brain knew exactly what was being asked of him, and that he had so much respect for the teacher since she was kind AND a good leader (i.e. not one negative word/threat said to a group of ~ fifty 2nd-8th graders). Needless to say, our son immediately started weekly voice/piano lessons. I notice he is more willing to do his homework, and is more excited about life/learning overall. Also, the songs that Pam chooses for the choir are very uplifting (non-religious). My husband and I are thrilled to have found this studio - I highly recommend Coastal Music Studios.

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NADER'S Music Center
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jared H.
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I took Violin lessons with Nader for about eight years, and I can confidently say that those eight years made me the musician that I am today. When I first met with Nader, I could barely scratch out an elementary level piece. However, I do believe that I can now play any piece with the ability and technique I learned from Nader. Each lesson consists of scales and arpeggios, scale studies, etudes, bow studies, and one or two pieces of music. Nader teaches with an emphasis on the fundamentals (scales, arpeggios, scale studies, etc.) so as to build the best foundation possible. As far as music goes, the pieces vary with respect to time period and style. Over the years I played and performed several Baroque pieces (Bach Sonatas and Partitas, Leclair Sonata) some Classical pieces (Mozart Violin Concerto) and many Romantic pieces (to name a few: Wienawski Violin Concerto, Debussy’s Claire De Lune, Brahms’ Hungarian Dance, Saint-Saens’ Introduction et. Rondo Capriccioso, Bruch Violin Concerto, Manuel de Falla’s Asturiana) and a few modern pieces (e.g. Barber’s Violin Concerto). For the beginning student, Nader usually chooses a few selections from the Suzuki books, although he doesn’t necessarily teach the Suzuki method. He will also incorporate sight singing (Melodia) and ear training into the lesson to ensure that the student develops and sharpens a proper musical ear. Over the years I was introduced to and learned many of the important techniques associated with stringed instruments (e.g. vibrato, octaves, fingered octaves, double and triple stops, chords, artificial harmonics, Spicatto, Staccato (and other common bow manipulations), proper shifting between all positions, pizzicato, phrasing, etc.) He has an extensive knowledge of technique and composition which he uses to give the student the best education possible on the matter. Nader also makes sure the student understands that there is more to music than simply playing the notes. He teaches how to phrase and incorporate one’s own musicality into the piece. He also teaches the student about the culture and history surrounding the composer/piece that they are working on. This is not only informative, but also keeps one interested even if they find the piece difficult or frustrating. There is an annual concert where all the students perform the pieces they had been working on with Nader. This is a fun event with a relaxed yet professional atmosphere where students can showcase their talent and technical improvement. I always enjoyed these concerts as they were a tangible reminder of my own improvement and achievements. In retrospect, I found my lessons with Nader to be a very well-rounded experience. Not only did I learn how to play an instrument, but I learned how to be a musician. He is an awesome teacher and I cherish the time I spent learning from him; I wouldn't trade my experiences with Nader for anything. He always pushed me beyond what I thought I was capable of and I learned so much from that. He is a very amiable, patient, passionate, generous, and patient teacher, so don’t be afraid to call! Whether you are young or old, beginner or advanced, there is always more to learn. Let Nader be your next teacher!

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Alex Swanson Music
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Hy P.
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I had scheduled Alex Swanson for piano tuning, and I found him to be extremely professional and his work to be of great and high quality as needed and as expected. Overall very highly recommended and am truly looking forward to utilizing his business again in the future.

Crespo Kids Music Lessons
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Silvia G.
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We had a couple of piano lessons. Mr. Crespo is very knowledgeable, friendly and easy going. He works well with children. Music lessons online offer the convenience of being at your own home without unnecessary travel time.

Soli Studios Music
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 14 years in business
Lisa G.
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My son took cello lessons with Sarah Jay from 7th grade-college. He played top level at MVHS and even did a solo piece in front of the orchestra at the final concert! Sarah is a wonderful teacher and expert cellist! I couldn't be happier with the experience my son gained because of all Soli Studios provided including top notch recitals twice a year, Suzuki festival opportunities, play groups and special ensembles! As a musician myself I am very happy to give Soli Studios my highest reccomendation!

Mr Violin
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Josh R.
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As a professional musician (guitar and vocals) that does not read music, I have had a few lessons with this guy to help with my reading of music, theory, and soloing. He presents everything to me in a very understandable manner and exudes the utmost patience in getting me to the next level. I have never had music lessons before so this seemed daunting at first but now I have broken through long standing plateaus and I am reinvigorated to push myself to the next level. I will definitely be continuing this approach with Mr violin in the future.

La T Da Music
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Casey L.
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Terri is a wonderful teacher. I began taking cello lessons from her earlier this year. She is patient, talented, and extremely knowledgeable. I would recommend her to anyone with a desire to make music!

  • 14 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Dennis Y.
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New to music. Had my very first piano lesson yesterday. In short , it was amazing. I will be meeting with her every week movinh forward. Grab her while you can!

Micaela N.
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Amazing Viola teacher, best I ever had. He has a clear cut teaching style, focusing a lot on technique. He goes beyond the sheet music and is very knowledgable about performance psychology. He's an active performer and is able to share his insight into the industry. I would recommend him to absolutely anyone.

B&H Music
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Karen R.
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I enjoy teaching at B&H because the students and I have a private studio with air conditioning. I don't have to dodge traffic jams on the 5 or the 78 which cause delay in the schedule. There is plenty of parking in back of the store and the parents can do errands while the kids have a music lesson. If the students need reeds or new method books, the parents can purchase everything at the store. I teach all ages and all levels and I believe everyone can achieve on a musical instrument. Karen Rockwell

reelcello
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Sarah G.
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    Daniel was my son's cello and guitar teacher for several years. He is unbelievably talented, sensitive to each child's needs in the short and long term, and my son always both enjoyed and learned a lot from his sessions. I recommend Daniel Plane enthusiastically and unreservedly.

    • 35 years in business
    • 6 hires on Thumbtack
    Fernando B.
    Verified review

    I have been playing guitar for over 20 years, so I was looking for a teacher that could build onto what I already knew. Alan was able to show me new techniques and teach me about jazz guitar. Thanks Alan!!

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    I offer private piano, cello and violin lessons. I offer 30-, 45- and 60-minute lessons. A flexible approach is available.

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    I offer private cello lessons to students of all ages and levels including beginners. I have a degree in music from The Conservatory of Music at the University of the Pacific, as well as training in the Suzuki method. I am a member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas as well as Music Teachers Association of California and am proud to offer the certificate of merit program in my studio. I strongly believe that a music education is extremely valuable for a child's' academic, social and emotional well-being. I also believe in teaching in a supportive and encouraging manner.

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    We offer instruments and services for the discriminating musician. We offer violin, viola and cello sales, rentals, repairs and lessons, with a highly qualified shop to take care of all your musical needs. We also carry bows, cases and all string accesories.

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    Hi! My name is Sam Goble. I am a young cellist who lives in the San Carlos area and has been playing for over seven years. I have been a principal cellist in school orchestras for about five years, and I have played with several honor groups and small ensembles. I am currently studying cello under a private teacher and taking music theory/vocal technique classes. Part of being the principal of a section in an orchestra is learning how to lead your fellow players by setting an example of technique as well as providing feedback to those who are struggling with the music or unsure about interpretation. My experience as a leader in orchestras has given me experience with teaching players younger than me and improving their technical foundation. Many players under me have struggled with the concepts of reading music and rhythms, so I can provide assistance with music theory. Because of the impact music has had on my life, I believe that love for it is an especially important quality to reinforce in children. I also believe that children, especially those learning to play an instrument have a unique perspective on music. I consider the experience of teaching a learning opportunity for myself, so I am very willing to make accommodations. I am mostly interested in teaching young beginners, because I believe I have the most to offer to them. I can also teach those who are at a more intermediate (7-10th grade) by providing feedback and advice. If you are interested in my service, please know that I am willing to travel to you or have you travel to me. Please provide some info in your message, such as name, age/grade, years playing, etc. Thank you for considering me!

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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    As a cellist who is currently under tutelage of Yao Zhao at San Diego State University, Elijah Grote has an eclectic range of music experience and can play everything from Mozart to jazz in any type of music venue. "Specializing himself in improvisation, he has found a way to make the experience of playing music stimulating and enjoyable for both him and the audience"- Fanfare Foundation for the Arts Elijah currently plays as a cellist in charity events and private parties with the Impromptu Quartet. He also gives one-on-one lessons to students who are interested to enter in music schools or for fun.

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    I teach piano, voice, violin and cello lessons in a relaxed but professional atmosphere. My home studio is warm and inviting; you must love little dogs! They love kids and people in general! I teach kids of all ages, teens and adults how to read treble and bass clef, play piano, sing, play drum rhythms, or play the violin or cello. Music is healing and fun! It's a great tool to build a child's self- esteem. I have been teaching all styles of piano and voice for 40 years, including traditional music reading, rhythms, fingering for piano, and techniques for great position, pitch and tone on stringed instruments like violin and cello.

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