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The Best Piano Tutors in California

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Pedro B.
50/hour

Tarzana, CA

Pianist

The piano is my main instrument, and my first musical discipline. I have been playing it for twenty-eight years. read more

50/hour
4.9 (35)
78 hours tutoring Piano out of 105 hours
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The piano is my main instrument, and my first musical discipline. I have been playing it for twenty-eight years. read more

Steven B.
75/hour

Coronado, CA

PIANO LESSONS (Keyboard Lessons)

The piano is the king of instruments, and is so much fun to play. I have over 25 years' experience as a professional teacher of piano successfully teaching hundreds of students. I teach all levels. Beginners are always welcome.... read more

75/hour
5.0 (1)
1 hours tutoring Piano out of 2 hours
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The piano is the king of instruments, and is so much fun to play. I have over 25 years' experience as a professional teacher of piano successfully teaching hundreds of students. I teach all levels. Beginners are always welcome.... read more

Alisa G.
40/hour

Glendale, CA

Violin performance major with 10 years of piano experience

I am currently majoring in violin performance, after having studied the instrument for 10 years and throughout my studies of the violin with a private instructor I have also simultaneously studied private piano for three years and am... read more

40/hour
5.0 (30)
62 hours tutoring
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I am currently majoring in violin performance, after having studied the instrument for 10 years and throughout my studies of the violin with a private instructor I have also simultaneously studied private piano for three years and am... read more

Sean M.
35/hour

Santa Barbara, CA

Pianist with Diploma in Performance (NGPT/ACM), 15 Years+ Experience

With over 15 years of experience, I earned my high school diploma in Piano Performance through the National Guild of Piano Teachers and American College of Musicians in 2010. I have accompanied and instructed musicians of various... read more

35/hour
5.0 (6)
7 hours tutoring Piano out of 8 hours
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With over 15 years of experience, I earned my high school diploma in Piano Performance through the National Guild of Piano Teachers and American College of Musicians in 2010. I have accompanied and instructed musicians of various... read more

Rem D.
40/hour

Vallejo, CA

Experienced piano teacher

Successfully teaching piano for over 25 years. Great knowledge of all main piano instruction materials, very specific system of learning for every student needs! Flexible hours, very comfortable working with all ages and all levels! read more

40/hour
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Successfully teaching piano for over 25 years. Great knowledge of all main piano instruction materials, very specific system of learning for every student needs! Flexible hours, very comfortable working with all ages and all levels! read more

Lewis G.
40/hour

Mission Viejo, CA

Bachelor's of Music in Music Composition and Piano Performance

I obtained my Bachelor's of Music in Composition and Piano from Chapman University, where I studied classical piano and classical composition. I have received commissions to write pieces in addition to placing in the Mission... read more

40/hour
8 hours tutoring
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I obtained my Bachelor's of Music in Composition and Piano from Chapman University, where I studied classical piano and classical composition. I have received commissions to write pieces in addition to placing in the Mission... read more

Timothy F.
50/hour

Los Angeles, CA

Experienced Piano Teacher

I have taught piano for 10 years. I have experience teaching pianists of many different levels. read more

50/hour
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I have taught piano for 10 years. I have experience teaching pianists of many different levels. read more

Nikki C.
20/hour

San Jose, CA

Piano Teacher

I have had ten years of piano lessons. Currently, I love playing Chopin, Mozart and Tchaikovsky on the piano but I enjoy taking pop songs and adding a classical twist to them. I will be starting with teaching beginner piano,... read more

20/hour
5.0 (1)
1 hours tutoring Piano out of 1 hours
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I have had ten years of piano lessons. Currently, I love playing Chopin, Mozart and Tchaikovsky on the piano but I enjoy taking pop songs and adding a classical twist to them. I will be starting with teaching beginner piano,... read more

Valentino L.
40/hour

Sacramento, CA

Teaching piano

I have 7 years total of private lessons under my belt (currently taking private lessons). I also have 5 years of free lance teaching. I’ve been teaching since I’ve been in high school. I shadowed numerous lessons with my private teacher.... read more

40/hour
5.0 (1)
1 hours tutoring
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I have 7 years total of private lessons under my belt (currently taking private lessons). I also have 5 years of free lance teaching. I’ve been teaching since I’ve been in high school. I shadowed numerous lessons with my private teacher.... read more

James L.
65/hour

North Hollywood, CA

Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano from Yale University, Faculty UCLA

I am on the piano faculty at UCLA and also at AMDA. I specialize in classical music (all levels), popular, jazz, musical theater, improvisation, and songwriting. All ages are welcome, and both online and in person lessons are fine with me! read more

65/hour
5.0 (66)
51 hours tutoring Piano out of 167 hours
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I am on the piano faculty at UCLA and also at AMDA. I specialize in classical music (all levels), popular, jazz, musical theater, improvisation, and songwriting. All ages are welcome, and both online and in person lessons are fine with me! read more

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