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  • 3 years in business
  • 378 hires on Thumbtack
Doug C.
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Kevin is a great guy. As an adult wanting to take guitar lessons he made it very easy for me even though I was nervous about taking lessons. He allowed me to play the songs that I was interested in playing and his instruction was great. He is very easy going and never gets upset or frustrated when I could't get it right. His knowledge to change chords of songs to fit my vocal range was also very helpful. He also gave advice on how to improve my vocals. I would recommend Kevin for any age level for guitar and vocals.

  • 17 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Hallie C.
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Joel was extremely nice, flexible, and arrived early and rolled with a very strange/chaotic ceremony with horrible acoustics. Really appreciated the beautiful music and relaxed attitude.

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My studio is a 5-day-a-week, one-stop shop where both students and/or adults may rent, purchase and/or repair their string instruments as they attend lessons at the same Heaney Violins location. I teach Suzuki method piano, violin, viola, guitar, beginning cello, and recorder beginning from ages 2 1/2 upwards. Voice is also taught and other instruments including ukelele, mandolin, banjo and harmonica. South Indian karnatak violin is also an option. Biannual recitals are held closely to the Mountain View studio location, and monthly group classes are also encouraged along with weekly instruction. Younger Suzuki students must be accompanied by parents who will learn along with their child how to play their instrument of choice. Typically, students enroll a semester at a time, except for summer sessions which are open enrollment periods.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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We offer lessons in piano, voice, guitar, drums, violin, keyboard, bass guitar, clarinet, saxophone, ukulele, mandolin,and banjo. Our experienced and caring instructors teach in a professional, supportive, and fun setting. Students of all ages and levels are welcome. We are open 6 days a week, by appointment and till late evening. Other services include live bands for all occasions, recording studio services, piano tuning, and guitar repair.

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I am a long-time professional guitar, fiddle, and mandolin player and teacher in the Bay Area. I currently teach ages 7 to 86 years old, and I give my students a solid knowledge of chords, melodies, music/tablature reading, technique, various styles, as well as an understanding of how music works. With practice, the fun begins! The more you play, the more joyful your musical experience becomes. Playing an instrument can often lead to playing with others, which is a great way to create community. I also offer a band experience through my StringSwingSingBand. I am currently on the board of Berkeley's Freight and Salvage, one of the country's top music venues.

  • 12 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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We teach guitar, bass, mandolin, ukulele, percussion, vocals, music theory and much more. We are located in the East San Francisco Bay Area. We have professional instructors who have been in the music business for over 30 years. Our instructors have performed with Santana, on the Warped tour and with members of the Eagles.

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Learn to play music. Blue Bear provides private lessons and group class in rock, blues, jazz, and other pop music styles for all ages and all levels. Learn guitar, voice, piano, bass, drums, sax, flute, banjo, ukulele or mandolin, or join a band and rock out. Learning in a school environment is fun and inspiring!

  • 3 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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The following is a syllabus for my teaching guitar method: * Use of scales in soloing starting with E minor aeolian * Continuing scales throughout the circle of fifths (adding song study as a reference of soloing) * Learning how to read music at the same time * Learning songs of the students' choice * Studying chord structure (a beginning to writing your own songs) * Learning more songs as an emphasis to studying chord structure * Getting a background in musical theory * Recording your first song on a Tascam 4 track digital recorder * Going home with a CD keepsake * Moving then to a 24-track with full-band backing (I will do that for you.) * Learning Pro Tools editing to shape your song or songs Bring it on.

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I am a professional, experienced and friendly music instructor in East Bay. I service Livermore, Pleasanton and San Ramon. I offer lessons in guitar, mandolin, banjo, bass, theory and songwriting. I cover all styles including specialties such as acoustic, fingerpicking, Irish, Bluegrass, Folk, Blues and Contemporary Christian. My service is individualized to your level, ability and interests. My lessons are taught at ABC Music Store in downtown Livermore. Private lessons at your home may be made by arrangement.

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