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Thumbtack Customer
Kathy has been teaching our 8 year old daughter piano lessons for 6 months. She's very gentle but firm, and my daughter really enjoys her piano lessons, as well as practicing during the week. This is the first time my daughter has had piano lessons and she has certainly improved a great deal since we started with Kathy. We purchased the Alfred's Basic Piano Library - Complete Level 1, Lesson Book & Theory Book. Kathy gives homework each week, and they work through at least one new song a week. Kathy is prompt, responsive and is super with kids. So pleased we found her. Wish she also teaches tennis, ice skating...
Kathy LamKathy Lam
Benjamin N.
Dr. Cetin has adapted our lessons to match my interests and commitment, which has kept me growing and enjoying the piano!
Dr. Ayca Cetin - Flute StudioDr. Ayca Cetin - Flute Studio
Dale S.
I learned so much in my piano lessons. It's been years since I played, and Aaron was able to bring me right back to when I played piano as a child. I will definitely be using TuneLark again!
TunelarkTunelark
Thumbtack Customer
Gabe taught our 7 year old piano through weekly lessons held at our home for about a year. Our son had not had any exposure to piano and I'd say he developed a solid knowledge base through Gabe's teaching. The only reason we discontinued lessons was because Gabe was moving from San Francisco to Oakland. Gabe was always a good communicator, very punctual and very patient with our son who sometimes would have rather goofed around than practice piano. I'd definitely recommend Gabe to other families looking for music lessons.
Piano Lessons with GabePiano Lessons with Gabe
Sam F.
I had a little experience playing growing up and have enjoyed rediscovering piano with Dan. He's good at keeping a structure across lessons, motivating with new pieces and interesting drills. He's also super responsive to questions between lessons
Dan Lupo Music | IN-PERSON LESSONS NOW OFFERED!Dan Lupo Music | IN-PERSON LESSONS NOW OFFERED!
Anju M.
Dan has been wonderful with my boys (ages 4&6). They started piano lessons with him About two months ago and my boys have been engaged, interested and excited about learning. Dan starts by teaching them concepts and makes each lesson fun and full of surprises. The boys really enjoy learning from him and I hope to continue to grow the relationship between Dan, my boys and the piano!
Dan Lupo Music | IN-PERSON LESSONS NOW OFFERED!Dan Lupo Music | IN-PERSON LESSONS NOW OFFERED!
Aaron H.
I've had two lessons with Ken so far, after returning from a 10 year hiatus from playing piano. He has been able to simplify aspects of piano playing that were previously unlearnable for me in just two hours! Ken is a passionate teacher, who makes learning fun. I'd happily recommend him to anyone wanting to learn piano and have fun doing it.
Lessons by Ken MalucelliLessons by Ken Malucelli
Thumbtack Customer
Kathy is such an amazing teacher! My 6-year-old started with Kathy as a complete beginner and is now able to do short pieces on her own. Kathy is very patient with my kid. She explains the piano pieces and music theory very well and assigns homework every week. Kathy helps our daughter build a solid foundation in piano. My daughter enjoys piano lesson with Kathy a lot.
Kathy LamKathy Lam
Cheryl M.
My 10 year old daughter has taken both voice and piano lessons from multiple professionals over the last 5 years. Until Dan came along, she never uttered the words.... “I’m so excited for my lesson this week!!!” She hates it when she misses a lesson because of travel/school conflicts and is always eager for her next lesson with Dan. We use him for both voice and piano for a full hour each week and it’s the best money we have spent given how he instills enthusiasm to learn the art of music with our daughter. Without hesitation, we would recommend him to anyone, children and adults alike!
Dan Lupo Music | IN-PERSON LESSONS NOW OFFERED!Dan Lupo Music | IN-PERSON LESSONS NOW OFFERED!
Thumbtack Customer
Jeffrey is an outstanding piano teacher! I have been taking lessons with him for around a year and a half, and over that time I have grown a ton as a piano player; he has patiently taught me numerous aspects of jazz piano theory, helped me improve my piano technique tremendously, and guided me to mastery on many pieces in different musical styles (jazz, classical, jewish, and more). He is a knowledgable in many different areas of piano, and music in general, and strikes a great balance between pushing you to learn through theory + technique and having fun learning new songs + improvising.
Fog City JazzFog City Jazz
Thumbtack Customer
My daughter (7yrs) and I began our first Piano lesson yesterday. Jane was very helpful prior to starting our lessons in helping through the Keyboard buying process. She took a lot of time to work with me to identify keyboards I should pursue from the listings I sent her on Craig's List. Not knowing anything about buying one, Jane's suggestions and direction helped us start of in a good place. Our first lesson with Jane was everything I would have expected. Jane was very comfortable teaching a child and an adult at the same time and worked the lesson so as to keep us both engaged through the class, a challenging prospect given the age difference. We both look forward to learning the Piano with Jane.
Piano, Voice and Music for AllPiano, Voice and Music for All
Sydni H.
I just started my piano lessons with Max! While I wasn’t sure how virtual lessons would be, Max was so great! He was able to help me figure out how to set everything up, and had me learning to read and even play a little bit of music at the end of lesson 1. For anyone new or looking to get back into learning to play an instrument, I definitely recommend Max!
Max FarberMax Farber
Thumbtack Customer
Jillian has been great. The kids are enjoying themselves and she is very easy to work with. I would recommend her highly for piano lessons. I still need to try the pastries but all outstanding so far.
Piano by JillianPiano by Jillian
Charlene B.
Kelly’s approach to music theory had me playing chords and REAL SONGS (with both hands!) by the end of my very first piano lesson EVER. He’s patient and encouraging, while pushing you out of your comfort zone. Do NOT hesitate to book him!
Kelly KeysKelly Keys
Thumbtack Customer
We had our first piano lesson with Sean and he was wonderful. We met him at the studio and he was right on time and very professional. Sean worked great with the twins and took time to evaluate their playing ability. We will be working with Sean moving forward and are expecting great results.
Sean Vigneau-Britt: Online Music LessonsSean Vigneau-Britt: Online Music Lessons
Ryan E.
I'm having a great time learning from Juan. I travel about an hour and a half to him from SF as I wanted an excuse to leave the city once a week. But I'm getting a lot out of the lessons and it's worth the long BART ride and walk. Juan is very knowledgeable about music theory and I appreciate his connecting technique and musicality with something theoretical or historical. I have taken mostly piano lessons but I tried out one voice lesson, which was also great. I would like to try another soon.
Piano & Voice Studio of Juan Carlos ZepedaPiano & Voice Studio of Juan Carlos Zepeda
Liz S.
We love Dan - I have 2 kids, 11 and 7 who take weekly lessons from Dan. He’s extremely patient and thoughtful and has made piano fun for the kids. They went from 0 to showing recognizable results in just a few weeks. We highly recommend Dan!
Dan Lupo Music | IN-PERSON LESSONS NOW OFFERED!Dan Lupo Music | IN-PERSON LESSONS NOW OFFERED!
Thumbtack Customer
Great conversation with Jane. She seems to have a very good understanding of what my daughter needs to get back on track with piano and loving music. She was so accommodating to make time in her schedule to meet with us before their lessons begin. Looking forward to seeing their musical relationship blossom!
Piano, Voice and Music for AllPiano, Voice and Music for All
Thumbtack Customer
working with sean was a great experience. as a beginner adult student, he was always very patient with me and understanding of my busy schedule. i found his lessons to be challenging and informative while at the same time being really fun. he never made learning piano feel like a chore. i learned a lot, not just how to play the piano, but also about music theory--the guy reall knows his stuff! i'd highly recommend sean to anyone at any level and was sad to find out he was leaving the bay area.
Sean Vigneau-Britt: Online Music LessonsSean Vigneau-Britt: Online Music Lessons
Thumbtack Customer
I wanted to learn how to improvise better after having played classical piano for 8 years. After a few lessons I’m getting really comfortable! Jeffrey works at my pace, and provides examples from the greats of jazz music to inform how I ought to think about scales, intervals, and improvisation. Great teacher and I can’t wait for more.
Fog City JazzFog City Jazz
Thumbtack Customer
Clifford is a very knowledgeable and experienced pianist, with expertise in classical, jazz, theory, and pop. He also brought helpful theory books to complement the piano playing work. We did seem to have a few scheduling issues (last-minute rescheduling or getting a late start), and he occasionally got sidetracked during the lessons by showing embellishments or unintentionally moving on to more advanced techniques.
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Alice H.
For context, I’ve been playing piano for 27 years but only trained for the former half of those years. I wanted to start lessons again to regain and refine techniques. Liam is unequivocally not only a talented pianist, but also a highly effective teacher. Liam’s coaching delivers on helping you find the right balance between technical discipline and creative expression. He is also intentional about helping you work towards your goals – within a short timeframe, I was able to improve and grow tremendously. Lastly, I’d be remiss if I didn’t call out his ability to motivate and champion his students with patience and encouragement. Highly recommend Liam as a piano teacher for all levels!
Liam Furdyna Piano StudioLiam Furdyna Piano Studio
June C.
My 7 years old girl started her piano zoom lesson with Ms.Toby in Dec last year, at that time she had quit her class for half an year because of Covid. We’re so thankful to have Ms. Toby at this difficult time.  Ms. Toby is knowlegeable and skillful on piano playing. Her class is encouraging, approaching and patient. She tailors class on my daughter’s pace and favorite, combines theory, finger skills and music playing in each class. Now my girl is able to grab a small song after 2-3 classes, she’s alway excited for the next song. I’m so glad to see her make every progress.
Matoush Melodies BachtoRock Piano I San Jose CAMatoush Melodies BachtoRock Piano I San Jose CA
Steven H.
Jingjing operates from the premise that the musical composition illuminates the techniques required. I practice scales and exercises for finger strength, independence, and coordination. Yet they are in service of a higher order of musical expression, and not as mechanical repetitions in a vacuum. She provides delightful pieces to deconstruct and develop musicianship and technical mastery. My practice times during the week are mindful and efficient with clear goals. I am a beginning pianist, and I am always challenged but never overwhelmed. Jingjings’s observations are honest, and what she prescribes are logical and insightful. Her style is friendly and collaborative, and she leaves enough room for me to explore my musical ideas. Her musical knowledge helps me see the compositional structure and how to unify the piece. My musicianship and technique continue to improve steadily in our weekly lessons via zoom. As a 20 year classical singer, Jingjing has what I observed in the best teachers. They have the ability to transmit their expertise and instill in their students particular qualities-musical self-awareness, imagination, and vision that is required to become a true artist. She has the tools and skills to effectively teach both inexperienced and more advanced students. I currently use a good digital piano with weighted keys and hammer action due to living in an apartment. She is familiar with the digital pianos and their differences from acoustic pianos.
Jingjing Wan’s Piano StudioJingjing Wan’s Piano Studio
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