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What do David Allan Coe, Robert Quine, The Black Keys, Glen Buxton of Alice Cooper, Jani Lane and Steven Sweet of Warrant have in common? If you guessed they’re all from Akron give yourself a pat on the back. It is clear Ohio’s fifth largest city has produced a significant amount of talent over the years in the field of music. In fact, Akron is also home to rock icons such as Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders and the band Devo, which became popular through exploring music genres like art rock, post-punk, and new wave.

If you’d like to follow in the footsteps of these talented musicians then you can too. However, you first need to know your stuff and you can learn by enrolling yourself in Akron music lessons. Taking music lessons and working with our Certified Music Instructors will help unleash your true potential and put you on track to becoming a skilled musician. Through your lessons you’ll gain a deep understanding of your favorite music in the quickest and most convenient way possible. Stay close to home and enroll yourself in our Akron music lessons to receive high quality music training. You can study and learn, all without having to travel far from home.

If someday you’d like to be known as a musician who helped put Akron on the map, enroll in music classed today! The programs we offer here at TakeLessons are sure to meet your needs and help you achieve your goals in no time at all.

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Graham H.

Akron, OH

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 and encouraging.

I am available to teach in the student's home or online.

Piano studies overview:

You can play what you can hear. I see that students have a well-rounded approach towards musicianship and playing. Lessons should include theory, ear training, etc. to ensure that students understand
what they are playing.

Beginning students might start with a method such as the well-known 'Piano Adventures' by Faber and Faber. More advanced students will work on progressively more demanding literature.

In a piano lesson, we will cover many different aspects of playing. The student and I will analyze a new piece of music in various ways while coming up with an idea of how it sounds. I will play the piece and make practice suggestions. The student will play prepared pieces, and I will make suggestions. I value spontaneity.

My adult students say I am insightful.
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Bob Craven September 19, 2015
Piano · Online
Verified Student
Excellent teacher.
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Race J. May 20, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
It was wonderful!! I could not haves asked for it to go any better! Graham was awesome with my son who has aspergers. Can't wait for the next lesson! Thank you Graham!
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Graham H.

Akron, OH 44311
(2)
starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Chad W.

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

About Chad

Hi my name is Chad! I've been teaching acoustic guitar, electric guitar, and voice for many years, and I love to make music make sense to students of all ages. Whether it’s just to kick back and relax or to become the greatest soloist of all time, I help newbies and experts alike achieve their goals.

I studied music at Gordon college, am certified in audio engineering, and have a long history with classical, Christian, and pop music. I like to teach the practical, traditional, and theoretical sides of music - all wrapped into one. My favorite animal is the ocelot, and my favorite drink is r
oot beer.

I'm looking forward to meeting you!
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Josiah April 25, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In home
Very helpfuly, fun, and engaging lessons customized to your learning process! I learned more from my time with Chad than I ever thought possible!
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Greg April 25, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Chad is an extremely accomplished, talented, and well-trained musician. I am most definitely a better guitar player and overall musician due to lessons with him. He teaches theory as well as application. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
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Sue April 25, 2016
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
As and adult beginner, it was imperative that my instructor had patience! Chad asked me what I wanted to learn and always tried to tailor the lesson that way. He is great at keeping students encouraged and pushing personal boundaries. I've taken lessons from Chad for about two years now and I can't imagine ever switching to another teacher. He is super knowledgeable about music and his passion really shows during lessons. He's flexible and seriously dedicated to making it work for his students. Love this guy!!!
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Chad W.

Chad W.

Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
(3)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Sarah F.

Akron, OH

About Sarah

Try something new with me whether it's learning the flute or piccolo, training for your first half marathon, learning the do's and don'ts of triathlons, losing some weight, or simply getting in great shape and feeling good about yourself.
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Rafael M. May 3, 2016
English · Online
Verified Student
Sarah is a great a nice Teacher, She is always willing to help you in your needs...
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Jim R. March 31, 2016
Flute · Online
Verified Student
very patient and friendly, great instructor
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Megan P. March 28, 2016
Flute · Online
Verified Student
Sarah is great at understanding what I've already learned and what I have trouble with and helps give me solutions to make me a better flute player.
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Sarah F.

Akron, OH 44302
(15)
starting at
$15 / 30-min
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Aaron F.

Kent, OH

About Aaron

Hello! I am a pianist and cellist with many years of teaching experience and a BM in music performance. I am patient and flexible, but also methodical. I am fascinated by the learning process, and I enjoy finding the most effective and enjoyable ways for each student to learn and practice.

I have worked with 4 year olds, up through adults of various ages. As well as being a classical musician, I improvise and teach many styles such as jazz, pop, and rock.
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Vivian May 10, 2016
Cello · In studio
More than just a Cello and Piano teacher, Aaron Fired is an inspiration for his students, teaching tolerance, imagination, and passion for music with his distinct style.
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Michael A. December 1, 2015
Cello · Online
Verified Student
Very pleased. Looking forward to next lesson.
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Stacey October 1, 2015
Cello · In home
Aaron is a talented instructor. He has worked with our son for more than 2 years teaching him cello and music theory. Aaron has the gift of being an outstanding musician, but also the gift of being able to impart that knowledge to others in a meaningful way, such that even young children and teens learn easily from his instruction. We have recommended Aaron to others and he is equally as good with adults. His manner is professional, he takes pride in the accomplishments of his students and is dedicated to the success of his students.
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Aaron F.

Kent, OH 44240
(5)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Danae A.

Kent, OH

About Danae

I believe that over time, with dedication to practicing and properly structured lessons, students can become great musicians. I've seen this again and again in the 10 years since I started teaching, and I absolutely love watching young musicians grow under my guidance.

For me, teaching is a way of giving back. I am indebted to Bryan Dumm, (Cleveland Orchestra), Heidi Albert, (College of Wooster), Keith Robinson, (Kent State University), and many other well known musicians. These great teachers have taught me that good practice skills pay off in the end. Good technique makes you a better pl
ayer. Also, the right focus and motivation will help you to grow, not only as a musician, but also as a person.

I provide properly structured lessons. I push my students hard to practice regularly, but it's ultimately up to the parents and the students to ensure this happens. Music provides kids with discipline, and it works the creative and analytical sides of the brain at the same time. How cool is that!

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Liz February 16, 2016
Violin · In studio
Danae has been a great instructor. She has patience for the days that are more difficult that others and has been an encouraging factor in our your violinist's life. I would recommend her as a teacher to anyone looking for Violin lessons.
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Gia February 15, 2016
Violin · In studio
Danae has been teaching both of my kids piano and violin. They both really enjoy her and they have both made a lot of progress! We are very happy with her lessons!
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Rob February 14, 2016
Cello · In studio
Danae has been a wonderful teacher and she has helped me tremendously with my desire to play the cello. A quietly observant instructor has a way of noticing the roadblocks and suggesting the subtle changes that can help you through them. Danae has that quality and her experience as well as her ability to pass that experience along has been key to my progress. I truly appreciate her talent and her patience.
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Danae A.

Danae A.

Kent, OH 44240
(6)
starting at
$30 / 30-min

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