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Popular Music Theory Teachers Near Cicero

Brenda I.

Carmel, IN
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Payton W.

Brownsburg, IN
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Janet B.

Indianapolis, IN
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Brenda I. Carmel, IN

I add music theory on an as needed basis for guitar and voice lessons. Note reading, rhythm reading, key signatures, time signatures, musical symbols, dynamics, chord building, sight singing and scales are topics we discuss when the student is ready to use these to understand music on a deeper level.

About Brenda

As a choral and solo singer, instrumentalist, conductor, private instructor, worship music leader, parent/child class instructor, classroom music teacher, vocal coach for auditions and performances, instructor of adult learners, I have many experiences to draw from when I teach. My early childhood training has given me insight into how children learn music, which can be applied to all music students of all ages and stages. My years of singing in many different groups and many different styles, gives me the ability to guide students with practical instruction that works for each individual voice. Growing up in a musical family, I sang in choir at church, took up guitar, recorder and later the flute. I sang church, folk and pop music, took dance lessons for many years and listen to ...

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Dave R. March 12, 2014
Verified Student
highly recommended

Brenda is an excellent encourager. Patient with new student challenges. Very knowledgable and has a knack for making student want to work hard and improve. She can mold a block of clay into anything you want to be.
Payton W. Brownsburg, IN

About Payton

Are you or your child a beginner and are looking for someone who is great with kids and is patient with nurturing the needs of each specific student. Or maybe you have been playing for some time and wonder how your favorite artists come up with these amazing solos,riffs, and licks with every song they write? Look no further, because I have always enjoyed working with kids and doing whatever it takes to get my student's to the goal they are trying to achieve in the wonderful gift that God gave us in the guitar. I will lay out the foundation for beginner, intermediate, or advanced so everyone can enjoy playing guitar while achieving their goals. Hello, My name is Payton W., I am 24 years old and am happily married to my beautiful wife, Sara. I received an Associates in Guitar ...

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StacieC June 27, 2012
Payton has been instructing my son in guitar for about six weeks now. He is very patient, knowledgeable and friendly. He relates very well to my son and seems to be genuinely interested in my son's progress as a guitar player.
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JasonP February 1, 2012
Payton is wonderful! He works great with our 5 year old daughter! He is very patient and breaks things down in a way that our daughter understands as well as my wife and I who have no musical talent at all. It makes it very easy for us to help her practice! We think he is great and our daughter can't wait for her lesson every week!
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MelanieS1 January 8, 2012
Always positive and upbeat!

Payton has been teaching my 9 year old son to play guitar. He is very patient with him and really pays attention to his cues to keep his interest. Every week he offers encouragement with great instruction!
Janet B. Indianapolis, IN

I've been teaching both piano and voice for almost 40 years. I taught elementary vocal/general/choral music in our local public school system for 32 years. I added teaching privately about 10 years later. I work with students ages 3 and up for piano, and ages 8 and up for voice. I welcome students of all levels of experience from the earliest beginner to the most advanced. The lessons are largely focused on technique, theory, and developing skills, and can be adapted to incorporate each students goals. I encourage my students to perform in various talent shows, and other avenues as they become available. We have a Recital every May, and all students are guided through the development of their selected music to take it from the beginning stages to having it ready to perform.

About Janet

Hi! My name is Janet, and I would like to be your new music lessons teacher! As a quick biography, I have 20+ years of experience teaching both piano and voice lessons. I have taught piano students from as young as 5 years old up to a wonderful lady who was a grandmother many times over, and voice students from 10 years old up to adults. I have taught students of all ability levels, from the most basic beginner to very advanced performers. I welcome you to come to my home studio. I have both a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Arts degree in Music from the University of Indianapolis. I retired in 2009 from teaching in the Indianapolis area public schools after 32 years of teaching elementary vocal/general/choral music. As a student taking lessons with me, I will ...

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natacha A. September 17, 2013
Singing
Verified Student
great

I really love working with Mrs Janet,she is funny,patient, she loves her job.
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Sandy M. October 31, 2012
Verified Student
So glad to have new experience

My teacher has given me great feedback and encouragement. I am glad I discovered your website and found someone in my area. This experience has been more than I would've expected and am delighted with the outcome.
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Philip H. August 20, 2012
Singing
Verified Student
Knowledgeable, Encouraging, Experienced

I came to her studio with no singing experience whatsoever. I was a little nervous to start singing in front of people, especially since I thought my voice had dried up for lack of use. But I felt totally comfortable from the very first lesson and I soon looked forward to singing every week!

After only a few short weeks with her guidance I have increased my range by a perfect fourth up and a major second down! My vocal control has greatly improved and now I KNOW I can sing confidently. Definitely recommend this instructor.

Todd L.

Cicero, IN
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Alex J.

Indianapolis, IN
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Sphie H.

Indianapolis, IN
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Todd L. Cicero, IN

Help is offered on beginning music theory as taught in public and private schools. Homework help.

About Todd

Music is my life, and is something that I want to share with others! Because of that, I try my best to give positive experiences to all of my students. I have a byline that says "Music is Much More than Just Learning Notes." I believe that! Anyone can learn notes, fingerings, etc. What I try to do is add that "soul" element that each person has and cultivate that into meaningful music! So, with all that said, here's what I try to instill: A lesson is a place to share! I listen to students as well as teach. We all have something we can learn from each other! While I want lessons to be fun and informative, I strive for complete understanding, which means any student will gain the needed mechanics with complete knowledge of why things happen and what they do to ...

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Jill S. February 14, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Easy and convenient to use.

My son has taken voice and then piano from Todd for about two years. Todd has proven to be patient, flexible and enthusiastic about my sons thoughts, ideas and interests. He has developed a very encouraging relationship with his student and my son feels comfortable speaking honestly and openly with him. Todd is gifted at his craft and has a true teachers heart.
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JimM1 May 3, 2012
Todd is the real deal. A good teacher (not just someone who can play). I highly recommend him.
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GeorgeD February 25, 2012
I'm not setting the world on fire but then I've only had three lessons, and I've had some personal issues. Todd has shown patience with me and no doubt he is aptly qualified as an instructor in a variety of ways.
Alex J. Indianapolis, IN

Students who study with me are taught how to read music. Although I do teach some by ear, I mostly enforce the reading of rhythms and notes on a page. I do this so that they all of my students can be as prepared as possible if they choose music an area of music as a career.

Those who study mallet percussion with me get a chance to go more in depth with music theory as I incorporate in in each lesson as the student learns either an exercise or a solo piece.

About Alex

Alex was born May 31, 1987. Since both of his parents were band directors, he grew up in a very musically inclined family. When he was 15 years old, during his freshman year of high school, he started studying percussion. A year later he began studying under Chad Kohler and continued to do so until 2009. During spring semester of 2009 he studied briefly under Richard Walker at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). In the fall of that year he then transferred to Butler University for an academic year and studied under Craig Hetrick and Jon Crabiel. Beginning in 2011 Alex began studying attending University of Indianapolis and is currently studying under Paul Berns as well as Art Reiner. In addition to studying with them he has also went back to continue to study ...

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Cindy G. February 12, 2014
Drum
Verified Student
Great with children

Alex is great with my 7 year-old son! David has already shown improvement in concentration at school, thanks to Alex!
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MacKenzie M. May 14, 2013
Percussion
Outstanding!

Always challenging and keeps me informed about stuff that I need to know. Always relates things to other areas of percussion. Is really funny and nice. Always keeps me interested in what is going on during the lesson.
Sphie H. Indianapolis, IN

Music theory can be utilized as a separate entity or as a combination in piano and vocal instruction.

About Sphie

I am an ERYT200 Yoga Instructor, A.A.S. Vocal Performance. I am also a working singer/songwriter and recording artist. I have spent the past ten plus years teaching ages three to seventy-five and am comfortable with all demographics and ages. I have spent the past ten years immersed in very different communities and demographics nationwide.

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Geetha P. December 2, 2014
Fitness · Online
Verified Student
Sophie is an excellent Instructor! Very understanding and flexible. She understands the goals and trains the students well. Great to have her as my Coach!
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Max Y. November 26, 2014
Vocal Training · In home
Verified Student
Sphie is balanced, patient, and smart. Not much more you can ask for in a mentor and coach. So happy to have her help as I try to become a better singer!

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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 Cicero 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 ...

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