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Popular Music Teachers Near Ames

Jason R.

Urbandale, IA
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Sean H.

Ames, IA
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Sarah S.

Ames, IA
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Jason R. Urbandale, IA

About Jason

I started in my teens picking up my favorite songs here and there, similar to most guitarists. I did just enough so I could write songs and play them with my friends.

I played around in a few rock cover outfits. Eventually, I was getting to the point where just a few chords wasn't enough. I needed to play a lead or melody line and I didn't know what to do. But over time, I noticed a lot of patterns in the music I was playing and in the music I was hearing. I became fascinated with sight reading, music theory, and training my ear.

I'm probably not going to teach an advanced player anything new. Can I help the beginner with their very first chords? All that and more! And can I take someone who's played tabs and help them understand how to read and understand ...

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Rebecca W. October 29, 2014
Guitar · In home
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Jason has been giving lessons to my 10 year old daughter for about 6 months. We've been really pleased with the progress she's making and she really enjoys her lessons. Jason does a great job working with her to make practice fun and keeping her engaged.
Sean H. Ames, IA

About Sean

I enjoy teaching guitar, piano, voice, clarinet, and bass in rock, blues, classical, jazz, and pop styles. I teach all ages and tailor my lessons to the needs of the students. I don't believe in one size fits all teaching and I enjoy the uniqueness with which each individual approaches music. I help you become the musician you aspire to be!

Sarah S. Ames, IA

About Sarah

I just graduated with a Master's degree in Flute Performance from Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music. I went to Carnegie Mellon University for my undergraduate studies and got a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music Performance. There, I studied with former New York Philharmonic principal flutist, Jeanne Baxtresser. I am currently in the process of applying to get my Doctorate degree so I can teach at a collegiate level! I have had the whole experience of becoming a music major and studying music performance all throughout college and grad school. I have attended music festivals and played all around the world. You can email me for more information and I'd be glad to email you my resume!

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