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Music Teachers

Jerry Baiden
     Wed, Thu, and Sat

    General Info
          . Formerly of World of Music in Cupertino.
          . 24 Years of Teaching Experience.
          . 32 Years of Overall Playing Experience.
          . San Jose State University Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
          . Guitar and Bass Lessons.
          . Specializes in Reading Notation and Music Theory.
          . Styles/Genres Taught: All periods/eras of Rock and Funk/R&B, Most
                     types of Blues, Jazz, Country, and Beginning Classical.
          . Lessons for all ages.
or Mas for short, received a BA degree in Improvised Music Studies from San Jose State University in 1995, where he intensively studied musical traditions of different cultures around the world.
He has traveled, recorded and performed nationally. Mas has taught numbers of elementary and middle school music programs in the San Jose area. He is also the artistic director of SambAsia, a San Francisco-based community samba school, teaching and performing Brazilian drums.
Mas' goal is to share music in a non-academic approach so that one can discover and enjoy his or her own connection to music in a personal way, without any performance or achievement anxiety.
Mas also speaks Japanese.

Brian Pendleton
Teaches Piano, Saxophone, Flute, and Clarinet on:
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
all ages

Brian Pendleton graduated from California Polytechnic College with major in Aerospace Engineering in 1971. He has had 30 Years of professional playing experience with various Jazz and Pop groups, and began teaching in 1975. He is also the author of Learning Piano and associated piano books.

Steve Lin (
At present, Steve teaches guitar at San Jose State University. He is also a guitar instructor at Northern California School of Music and Canon Music School and maintains a private studio. Steve is completing his doctorate from New England Conservatory under Eliot Fisk. He earned his M.M. at Yale School of Music and his B.M. at NEC. His primary teachers have included Oscar Ghiglia, Lorenzo Micheli, Wei-Ren Chuang, Ronald Purcell, and Ronald Borczon. During his free time he enjoys spending too much time cooking and playing table tennis.

What's New
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f August 2022

• Aug 5 (Fri)
Blue/Ocean Day
Sunnyvale Campus

• Aug 10 (Wed
Making Blue Jell-O
Sunnyvale Campus

• Aug 11 (Thu)
Dinosaur Day
Walnut Creek Campus

• Aug 15 (Mon)
Sight (Eyes)
Walnut Creek Campus

• Aug 16 (Tue)
Smell (Nose)
Walnut Creek Campus

• Aug 17 (Wed)
Hear (Ears)
Walnut Creek Campus

• Aug 18 (Thu)
Scavenger Hunt-Dinosaurs
Sunnyvale Campus

• Aug 18 (Thu
Touch (Hands)
Walnut Creek Campus

• Aug 19 (Fri)
Taste (Mouth)
Walnut Creek Campus

• Aug 22 (Mon)
Bigger Students moving up
Sunnyvale Campus

• Aug 25 (Thu)
Larkey Park
Walnut Creek Campus

• Aug 26 (Fri)
Alumni Reunion BBQ
Ortega Park
Sunnyvale Campus

• Aug 30 (Tue)
Sports Jersey Day
Sunnyvale Campus

• Sep 2 (Fri)
Teacher In-Service Day
Centers CLOSED
Sunnyvale/Walnut Creek Campus

• Sep 5 (Mon)
Labor Day
Centers CLOSED
Sunnyvale/Walnut Creek Campus


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