The Music Place, San Jose California, Where Learning Is Fun!

THE place for wholesome MUSIC and DANCE education for children of all ages in San Jose, Sunnyvale and around the South Bay.

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Jeremy R.

Jeremy R.

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About Jeremy

Jeremy found his passion for music while in high school, and starting off at Cal Poly as a math major, soon followed his heart to major in music at Moorpark College in Southern California. Transferring to the renown San Jose State University Music Department in Fall of 2016, his combined majors of Vocal Performance and Music Education added to his skills on a variety of other instruments make his well-equipped to not only teach voice, but also guitar, EMA and beginning piano.

Jeremy was was referred to The Music Place by another faculty member after helping her in a music director’s position at the Sunnyvale theater. He has studied voice with several different coaches including Marilyn Anderson and Dr. Jeffrey Benson at San Jose State University. While interviewing at The Music Place, the directors and mentor teachers consistently remarked about Jeremy’s high level of enthusiasm and how it is wonderfully balanced with thoughtful insights in the ways he helps his students along. His energy and outgoing personality have also made him a perfect fit to teach the Early Music Awareness curriculum where he serves as an inspiring and wholesome role model for even the youngest kids.

In addition to music and teaching, Jeremy also enjoys directing musicals and choral groups as well as performing a wide range of musical styles musical theater, contemporary, classical, sacred and operatic. Passionate about all things musical, he recently reduced his works hours at a local restaurant to spend more time teaching at The Music Place.

Teaching Style

Jeremy helps his student learn by being good-humored, thorough, and building great foundations while using creative approaches to encourage and challenge the most challenging students.  He models and inspires students by his own passion for all things musical.


  • Voice
  • Guitar
  • Beginning Piano
  • Instrument Survey


  • Baywood
  • Sunnyvale / Lawrence


As both a performer and Musical Director for performances on the Moorpark College campus, Jeremy was an excellent instructor/student leader. He is kind, patient and highly skilled. He has the perfect temperament to teach.

John Loprieno, Theater Arts Department Chair
Moorpark College

Jeremy is a terrific student, musician, and all-around person. You will love working with him.

Jeffrey Benson, Ph.D., Director of Choral Activities
San Jose State University, School of Music and Dance
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Actual Customer Testimonials:

"We have recommended to many of our friends. We love the place. It has totally helped our daughter to not only know the notes but to truly have fun with them! We love the teacher(s) and wish them all the very best. - " -- Happy parents

"Our daughter, Melissa, loves her music class, and she looks forward to the recitals. She's made friends and become more confident. We'd recommend the Music Place to anyone. -- Melissa's parents, Kathy & Matt, Los Gatos" .

I tell everyone who will listen about the amazing introduction to music that our daughter is getting with the Music Place. People are always amazed when a 3-year old explains that she played an oboe last week and is going to play a piccolo next week! Most importantly, our daughter can't wait for music class & asks to go every day. -- The Pace Family