Akron Music Theory Lessons

Looking for private in-home or in-studio Music Theory lessons? Our Akron teachers are ready to get you started. Find your teacher today!

Popular Music Lessons
in Akron, OH

Why TakeLessons?

Connect Locally or Online

Local

Local Lessons

No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location. Start by searching in your ZIP code to find teachers near you.
Learn More

Online

Live, Online Lessons

What if the teacher who best fits your needs is on the other side of the country? No problem. Our online lesson platform connects you with any teacher, anywhere. All you need is a reliable Internet connection, a webcam, and a microphone.
Learn More

How it Works

From finding the perfect teacher to managing payments, scheduling and tracking your progress,
we take care of all the details, so you can focus on learning. Learn More

Perform Search

Your search for the perfect teacher starts with the subject you'd like to learn and your ZIP code. From the list of recommended teachers, compare detailed information about each option before you make your teacher selection.

BrowseListings

Browse Profiles

Take some time to review the teachers in our network. All of our teachers provide detailed profiles, including information about their background, specialties, and teaching style. You can also read reviews from past and current students.

Book Online

Select your teacher and book online. After you book, your teacher will contact you directly to talk about your first lesson and you'll be able to manage your entire schedule through our free online account.

GetStarted

Get Started With Free Resources

Popular Music Theory Teachers Near Akron

Lauren B.

Canton, OH
Profile_51948_pi_photo%204
Learn More

Udell H.

Cleveland, OH
384615_97g4xwj2h5klwcz4lxyr
Learn More

R. ROBIN G.

Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Profile_28233_pi_0307141704bR
Learn More
Lauren B. Canton, OH

A key to great musicianship is understanding how music works. Music theory is a vital process in the study of music. When paired with the study of an instrument, students can experience music performance in a whole new way. I have been teaching music theory for a few years, as it coincides with learning to play an instrument. I desire for all of my students to understand the 'how' and 'why' behind music, in order to receive a well-rounded education. Studying music theory alone will allow students to learn so much more than they will receive in a private instrumental lesson.

About Lauren

I graduated from Grove City College in May 2012 with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education, concentration in flute. I taught music for 2 years at a private Christian school, grades preschool through 8th grade. I taught general music classes, as well as flute and piano lessons. I also served as the director of the elementary play and the director of the middle school musical.
As a teacher, it is my goal to reach every student in unique ways, so that they may realize their potential and develop a passion for music. I hope to help students discover that music may exist as a hobby, but is also a gift that lasts a lifetime.

*** Lesson Details ***
In lessons, students can expect to develop musically while enjoying themselves. I believe in the importance of aiding students in setting ...

Reviews

Silhouette-280
Sandra B. April 22, 2013
Flute
Great Flute Lessons

My middle-schooler is taking beginning flute lessons with Lauren and is thoroughly enjoying it. She is progressing and has become very comfortable with the instrument. We are pleasantly surprised at how well she is playing!
Silhouette-280
Sandra B. April 22, 2013
Piano
Excellent Teacher

My 7 year old is taking piano lesson for the first time with Lauren this year. Over the past few months, she has excelled tremendously. My husband and I are amazed at how good she has become. Lauren is a great instructor. She is patient and provides us with great feedback on my child's progress. We are looking forward to her upcoming recital!
Udell H. Cleveland, OH

Theory is a very important part in learning to play and sing. I teach the meaning of notes, the types of notes, and how to read notes. I teach the meaning and purpose of the music, staff, timing,accidentals, phrases, and all other fundamentals of theory.
My method of teaching makes it fun and easy to learn.

About Udell

I have love and a great passion for music. I have been a musician for over 30 years, I have been a private instructor in piano, organ and voice for 10 years. I have trained and arranged music for several choirs and musicians. I have been music administrator for the church I attend for 12 years. I have instructed children's music classes at The Cleveland Clinic Children's Rehabilitation Hospital. I have toured with choirs, soloist, and musicians in the United States and Canada. I play for weddings and am currently on staff as a musician at a Funeral Home.

I am a graduate of Evans Academy of Music in Buffalo, New York. I have studied music at Cuyahoga Community College.

*** Lesson Details ***
I have great patience in teaching. The piano and organ lessons start with music ...

Reviews

Silhouette-280
Drusilla K. October 10, 2014
Verified Student
Very good instructor. Has really enhanced my ability to play as well as my music ministry.
Silhouette-280
Nakia H. May 14, 2014
Verified Student
Melody

Great teacher!!
Silhouette-280
Yolanda P. February 12, 2014
Piano
Verified Student
Very good experence

Udell iis very pleasant and very uplifting in teaching my son. He present a comfortabe environment. He communicate to me the parent of lesson plans and lesson progress. Udell and my son conected very well. Very please with Udell.
R. ROBIN G. Cuyahoga Falls, OH

About R. ROBIN

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in teaching what the student has a desire to learn and great technique combined with a lot of music theory.

Reviews

Silhouette-280
Michael B. October 28, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Robin has been an excellent fit for my daughter(age 15). She has been very flexible with my daughter's rehearsal schedule and seems genuinely interested in helping her improve and achieve her goals. My daughter feels comfortable working with Robin and looks forward to her lessons. She is excited about continuing lessons and improving her vocal techniques and skill level.
Silhouette-280
Judy I. May 1, 2014
Piano
Verified Student
excellent teacher

Maybe a bit premature after only one lesson, but after speaking with Robin at length over the phone, and being present during my son's first lesson, I must say I'm very impressed with her as my son's instructor. She has a vast portfolio of experience in a wide range of music, highly educated, extremely knowledgeable, and good at instruction. I'm especially excited that she incorporates music theory into the lessons. Highly recommended!

Philip L.

Stow, OH
214433_296642_30317
Learn More

Graham H.

Akron, OH
Profile_43956_pi_IMG_1401
Learn More

Barbara D.

Twinsburg, OH
Profile_41611_pi_4268_1141900313512_3864275_n
Learn More
Philip L. Stow, OH

About Philip

Guitarist Philip Logan was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida where he began his musical studies at a young age. He was accepted to Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, named by the Grammy Foundation as the top performing arts high school in the nation. After high school, Philip received a scholarship to attend Stetson University, under the direction of Dr. Stephen Robinson. While there, he was able to refine his skills and learn a great deal about the interpretation of music on the guitar.
After receiving a Bachelor’s of Music, Philip became an instructor at University High School in Orange City, Florida. There he directed the guitar program, which he created from the ground up. Outside of teaching, Philip performed professionally (guitar and voice) around Central Florida ...

Reviews

Silhouette-280
Jackie D. May 14, 2013
Guitar
Verified Student
I recommend Phillip as a guitar teacher.

Besides being a very skilled guitarist, Phillip is very professional and reliable. He has a very laid back personality which really worked well for my shy 7-year-old daughter. He was patient and encouraging.
Graham H. Akron, OH

I can teach basic music theory. This can be applied to composition, improvisation, and analysis of the music that the student is playing.

About Graham

I am a fourth-year Piano Performance major at The University of Akron. I am currently studying with Philip Thomson, and my past teachers include Laura Silverman, Douglas Hicks, and the late Eugene Mancini. I have experience teaching six-year-olds, retirees, and those in between. I am patient, encouraging, and very passionate about music.

I am available to teach in the student's home or online. It may be possible to have lessons at the church where I am Director of Music.

Piano studies overview:

You can play what you can hear. I work on developing the student's mental concept of how a particular piece of music might sound. This solid musical thinking translates into a reliable technique. Technique should come naturally and should not be overly thought, but I will explain ...

Barbara D. Twinsburg, OH

Learning to read music is so essential to playing an instrument. While playing by ear is important, you cannot play most of the written works if you don't know how to decipher those dots on the staff. I will help you whether you are a beginner or are ready for college level theory.

About Barbara

Learning to play a musical instrument is a skill that has been proven to improve brain activity. It is one of the only activities to engage both sides of the brain. Students who learn a musical instrument show improvement in their ability to pay attention and understand what is being taught in their academic classes. Most students retain this advantage even if they do not continue to play into adulthood.

Music is fun! It also can express your feelings in ways words cannot. I don't just teach you how to play your instrument, I will teach you to have a love for your music, and from that, you will find that it is a lot of fun! After all, you do "play" your instrument!

In addition to the violin, viola and theory lessons described below, I am also available to coach ...

Reviews

Silhouette-280
Sara L. December 3, 2014
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Barbara is an amazing teacher! My son looks forward to lessons with her and can't wait to tell his friends and family what he has learned each week. She knows what pace to work at and is very patient. Wonderful teacher !
Silhouette-280
E C. July 4, 2014
Violin · In home
My son has been taking lessons for several years with Barb. His skills and technique improved dramatically when he began and have continue to improve over the years. He received the "most improved" award in orchestra after his first year of lessons. He performs challenging music well at annual recitals and in Akron Youth Philharmonic with Barb's guidance. Barb is encouraging during lessons, yet always points out specific things that need attention for the next week. I highly recommend her.
Silhouette-280
christine S. July 1, 2014
Viola · In home
We have been taking lessons with Barbara for several years now and her expertise is top notch. She has worked with both my 11 year old and 13 year old daughter. My oldest was principal for the entire 7th grade year and the lessons are what made a difference in her skill level. I am excited for my girls to continue to grow in their love of music and the viola and credit Barb for our private lessons. We are looking forward to this years solo and ensembles performance and already picked out our music. I highly recommend taking lessons with Barbara she is very flexible in her schedule and it's very convenient to set up and reschedule appointments and her prices are very reasonable.

Music Theory With TakeLessons

TakeLessons offers private in-studio and in-home Music Theory in Akron and nearby areas. Learn how to understand music theory by working with a qualified TakeLessons instructor. Review Akron Music theory teacher profiles and contact a friendly TakeLessons student counselor by phone or email for assistance with scheduling your Music theory lessons.

Whether you are a beginner Music theory student, intermediate Music theory student, or advanced Music theory student, a TakeLessons Instructor can help you learn or enhance your Music theory skills. Your choices for a Akron Music theory instructor come from a variety of backgrounds, making it easy to find one that matches your interests and skill level. Each Music theory instructor's specialties are listed on their profile, along with helpful ...

What Our Students Think

Lessons taught: 1 , 0 2 4 , 2 6 3 and counting...

Are You a Teacher?

Find out how TakeLessons can help you grow and manage your business

Learn More