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The Best Piano Tutors in Oakland, CA

15 Oakland private Piano tutors / Find the best local Piano tutor in Oakland

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Stefan F.
30/hour

Oakland, CA

Music Director at Boys and Girls Club

17 years of experience in playing, sight-reading, and performing on the piano. Teaching piano courses at the Boys and Girls Club and to students of all ages at the Starving Musician Teaching Studio of Santa Cruz for 3+ years. Songs that have been learned and performed in the past include One Summers Day by... read more

30/hour
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17 years of experience in playing, sight-reading, and performing on the piano. Teaching piano courses at the Boys and Girls Club and to students of all ages at the Starving Musician Teaching Studio of Santa Cruz for 3+ years. Songs that have been learned and performed in the past include One Summers Day by... read more

Maureen S.
100/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Help with Music

I have taught piano for 25 years. I am a member of the Music Teacher's Association of California and can have students enter the Certificate of Merit program on piano. read more

100/hour
5.0 (3)
1 hours tutoring Piano out of 6 hours
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I have taught piano for 25 years. I am a member of the Music Teacher's Association of California and can have students enter the Certificate of Merit program on piano. read more

Marshal Y.
50/hour

Oakland, CA

Jazz Piano and Popular styles, including blues, funk, R&B, and world)

I hold a BA from Yale College, a certificate in Jazz Piano and Composition from DIck Grove School of Music, an Instructor Certificate from Kaplan, and an MBA from Purdue University. In addition to teaching Music, Math, English, and ESL to students of diverse ages, backgrounds, and skill levels, for over 20... read more

50/hour
4.2 (12)
36 hours tutoring Piano out of 63 hours
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I hold a BA from Yale College, a certificate in Jazz Piano and Composition from DIck Grove School of Music, an Instructor Certificate from Kaplan, and an MBA from Purdue University. In addition to teaching Music, Math, English, and ESL to students of diverse ages, backgrounds, and skill levels, for over 20... read more

Nikki H.
80/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Trombone and Piano Lessons

A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Nikki H. began playing the trombone at age 13, having begun her musical training on the piano several years earlier. She has participated in a variety of festivals and seminars throughout the summers including the Brevard Summer Music Festival, the Rafael Mendez Brass... read more

80/hour
5.0 (2)
1 hours tutoring Piano out of 2 hours
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A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Nikki H. began playing the trombone at age 13, having begun her musical training on the piano several years earlier. She has participated in a variety of festivals and seminars throughout the summers including the Brevard Summer Music Festival, the Rafael Mendez Brass... read more

Karsen M.
40/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Friendly & Qualified Language & Music Tutor

I studied piano formally under a teacher and performed as an accompanist for several years, and have continued to learn and play the instrument on my own for over thirteen years. I approach teaching the piano with a balance of patient investigation of technique and an enthusiasm for the performance of great... read more

40/hour
5.0 (100)
62 hours tutoring Piano out of 152 hours
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I studied piano formally under a teacher and performed as an accompanist for several years, and have continued to learn and play the instrument on my own for over thirteen years. I approach teaching the piano with a balance of patient investigation of technique and an enthusiasm for the performance of great... read more

Ramin F.
150/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Professional Instruction in Piano with 8+ Years of Teaching Experience

I hold a bachelor's in music (concentration in classical piano) with an extensive background in music theory and history. With one year of intensive pedagogical training and my involvement in other fields of study in addition to music, I have specialized in certain aspects of teaching music and have a unique... read more

150/hour
4.9 (193)
30 hours tutoring Piano out of 556 hours
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I hold a bachelor's in music (concentration in classical piano) with an extensive background in music theory and history. With one year of intensive pedagogical training and my involvement in other fields of study in addition to music, I have specialized in certain aspects of teaching music and have a unique... read more

Megan S.
80/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Piano Tutor

Megan has been teaching beginning and intermediate piano for 10+ years. She also teaches music theory and has experience preparing students for the RCM, Certificate of Merit, ABRSM, and AP Music Theory exams. read more

80/hour
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Megan has been teaching beginning and intermediate piano for 10+ years. She also teaches music theory and has experience preparing students for the RCM, Certificate of Merit, ABRSM, and AP Music Theory exams. read more

Sofia D.
60/hour

Oakland, CA

Certificate of Merit for Piano

I earned my Certificate of Merit and competed in classical piano competitions for 8 years. read more

60/hour
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I earned my Certificate of Merit and competed in classical piano competitions for 8 years. read more

Larry T.
65/hour

Near Oakland, CA

Piano, Voice and Songwriting Teacher

Music is my passion. As a professional Pianist, Vocalist and Songwriter I have toured the United States, and made my living working as a songwriter, vocalist, recording artist and pianist accompanying singers and instrumentalists, as a soloist, as a recording studio keyboardist and as a member of various ensembles. I am... read more

65/hour
5.0 (8)
16 hours tutoring Piano out of 72 hours
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Music is my passion. As a professional Pianist, Vocalist and Songwriter I have toured the United States, and made my living working as a songwriter, vocalist, recording artist and pianist accompanying singers and instrumentalists, as a soloist, as a recording studio keyboardist and as a member of various ensembles. I am... read more

Kut-Na T.
65/hour

Oakland, CA

Experienced Ivy League Masters Degree in Linguistics Instructor

I completed Royal School of Music piano examinations and took piano performance courses in college as well as other related music courses. I actively taught piano to children and adults for many years. I'm also active in playing piano in churches as well as directing choirs. read more

65/hour
5.0 (1)
1 hours tutoring Piano out of 1 hours
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I completed Royal School of Music piano examinations and took piano performance courses in college as well as other related music courses. I actively taught piano to children and adults for many years. I'm also active in playing piano in churches as well as directing choirs. read more

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Oakland Piano Tutors Cost $35 - 60 per hour on average

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