Rated 1 out of 5 by StudentRFW Very poor speaking teacher
Ian was not responsive to my goals and was a no show for our last call. I cannot comment on his abilities in teaching music, singing etc. but for speaking lessons I do not recommend him.
May 6, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by kathND Great teacher and nice guy!
I started singing lessons as a complete beginner, although I am in my 30s. Ian was happy to teach me the basics and then we dove right in to something I was interested in learning to sing. He was easy to talk to and encouraging, but willing to point out what I could improve as well. I would recommend him to others.
February 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by shellyj Awesome teacher!!!
Took a couple singing lessons in the past with a different teacher and I didn't get very far. Ian has a great teaching style and I can already hear a difference in my singing just in the first few weeks of lessons. He is very encouraging, especially for a beginner like me. His constructive criticism is equally helpful. Highly recommended.
July 18, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by GerritC Fantastic, Genre Diverse Vocal Teacher
In addition to thoroughly addressing all of the issues that initially spurned my desire for vocal lessons, we also examined and exercised other critical areas that he brought to my attention, and laid a strong foundation for singing technique.
July 7, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by MartinB1 Ian was very friendly--and recepitive to the fact that I was a beginner. I was hesitant to work with Ian because I thought that an instructor with as much as experience and with such a level of expertise would quickly become bored with a beginner such as myself--wasn't the case at all. Ian was friendly, outgoing, and comfortable to work with.
May 11, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by AlexandraW 100% Recommended
Ian is an absolutely fantastic teacher. I came to him as a beginning guitarist and in the few short weeks I had with him (I am now abroad) he imbued me with the skill and confidence to not only play from a repertoire of songs but to continue to teach myself.I also did voice work with Ian and he is a great vocal coach. As someone with past experience in classical voice training, I found Ian's method far more effective and to the point than what I had experienced in the past.All in all, Ian is a motivational, inspirational teacher with lots of spirit and just the right balance of constructive criticism and encouragement.
October 25, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by DawnP1 Mom of Student Stephanie
Stephanie is always excited to go to singing lessons. She is so thrilled that you have helped her record a song she wrote and loves the special affects. Stephanie is very comfortable with you and likes you as her music teacher!
September 16, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by ChelseaB Intriguing, exciting, can't wait to learn more
Ian's an awesome teacher! He loves playing and teaching and it definitely shows. He's helped me to improve tremendously just in these past couple months and he makes the lessons interesting and fun!
September 9, 2011