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Patricia P.

6 Reviews
Birmingham, AL
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1976
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Patricia P.

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I have been teaching cello privately for over 40 years! I teach and have taught beginners of all ages up to university students. I enjoy teaching young children and have a full studio of adult learners. My specialty is the Suzuki method, but I teach using a wide variety of materials. I have a Master's degree in Cello Performance, and have an active playing career of orchestra, chamber music, and solo performance. I run my own chamber music business.

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I have been teaching cello for over 40 years! I have taught students as young as 4 and as old as 72, and currently have a local studio of similar age groups. I have had an active performing career as an orchestral musician, college professor, and chamber musician. I have a Master's degree in Music

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Mary
Working with Patty has been an incredible experience. She’s truly nurtured my love for music and been so patient and so uplifting. I’m very thankful to have found her as an instructor!
SangAe
I have been her student over two and a half years now. Over the past 4 months she converted to online lessons due to the COVID pandemic. At the beginning I was not sure I could get the same quality or experience from the cello lesson without seeing her in person. However, her teaching via FaceTime was seamless and I was able to follow her teaching without any problems. She is the best instructor ever in-person and online for teaching the cello!
Emma
Mrs. Patty is an excellent and patient teacher who I have been taking lessons from for 8 years! She is great with younger players (like me, when I started in 4th grade) and with adults!

Ashlyn R.

4 Reviews
Pelham, AL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from University of North Alabama
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ashlyn R.

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Music has the power to transport us to another time and place. Ever since a young age, Ashlyn Riley has found great joy and satisfaction in making music and sharing it with people. Ashlyn Riley is an accomplished harpist who has performed solo and with various orchestras and ensembles in North Alabama since 2007. She was the principal harpist for the Shoals Symphony Orchestra at UNA for four years and graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor's Degree in Music. Ashlyn continues to perform with her 1900s Wurlitzer harp for various events while she is pursuing a certification in Music Therapy at UA.
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Ashlyn is also a accomplished pianist who as played over 19 years and performed in various recitals and concerts.

About Ashlyn

I have been teaching lessons for 8 years and love to help people fall in love with music. I have a Bachelors Degree in Music for Harp Performance from the University of North Alabama and have also played piano for 18 years. I am also a Board Certified Music Therapist and work with people of all

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Carlicia W.
Ashlyn is an amazing music teacher! She’s patient, extremely knowledgeable, and kind to say the least!! This was my first time and she made feel comfortable!! A true multitalented music teacher!
Asmaa E.
She is amazing, patient and know to build up your experience step by step.
Galilea
Great rapport, easy to understand, looking forward to the next lesson!

George C.

1 Review
Birmingham, AL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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George C.

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Fingers or a pick? Why did you you choose electric bass over the guitar? I’ll help you understand the role of a bass guitar and show you basic techniques to those catchy fills that have been remembered for decades.

Beginner level: technique and positioning is paramount. I prefer to use fingers over a pick to begin with but it is purely your choice. I will start from one position (left hand) and work with the right amount of finger strength (both hands), timing of notes, and coordination. A plethora of popular songs can be played in just one spot on the fret!

Next, I will incorporate some simple theory and show you how to move around the fretboard comfortably by shifting or sliding and really emphasize cooperation with the right hand. You want to make those notes shine and “mean it”. You are the band’s “anchor” and you Must listen to your bandmates (even if you are just jamming to your favorite songs).

My goal is to make you feel comfortable in your role and get the ...

About George

Hi, my name is George. I am available to teach electric or acoustic guitar and bass either at my place or yours. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ now and attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA where I played with many talented individuals and learned from some of the

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Norm W.
George was so patient with me. I knew absolutely nothing about playing guitar and I learned exactly what I needed. He gave me the confidence I needed to learn the guitar.George is an amazing guitar player and I feel fortunate to have him as my instructor. I loved my lesson and can't wait for the next.

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Melissa G.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melissa G.

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I have a passion for teaching people to sing to the best of their ability with the instrument they have been given! I want to teach others to sing like THEM, not like someone else or in a certain style, but to unlock their potential! There aren't shortcuts, but we can be relaxed, comfortable, and laugh on the journey to improvement! This is first and foremost a safe space to make mistakes and learn the correct way to use our bodies to sing. I have a bachelor's degree in music and performance from the University of North Georgia and have been teaching lessons for over eight years with students of all ages and backgrounds. I am excited to share what I have learned to help YOU sing to the best of your ability!

About Melissa

I am a professional musician who has held multiple positions as director of music at churches and has taught individual voice lessons with students with ages ranging from 5-92. Life is hard, let's learn music together in a way that builds us up. I believe that everyone with the singing bug has a di

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Sarah
I had my first singing lessons with Melissa and she was really good at making me feel at ease. She helped me reach my goal of successfully preparing for a music exam. My request was slightly different but Melissa accommodated my needs and adjusted her approach accordingly. Thanks to her, I managed to progress quickly and I had the added bonus of having actually enjoyed my lessons.
Amanda S.
She was very flexible with my hectic schedule and made accommodations. She helped both of us to feel comfortable and was clear in her explanations and what she needed us to do. She was also willing to answer the many questions we had without seeming to be burdened by them.
Jan
I’ve been working with Melissa for a few weeks. She’s a great ally in my effort to learn to sing. As a beginner, I appreciate her ability to translate concepts into practical terms and then give me exercises to apply those concepts immediately. I also appreciate that she consistently challenges me without overwhelming me. She can see what I am capable of, even when it feels like a stretch to me. I’m optimistic that with Melissa’s help I’ll eventually be singing beautifully.
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John M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Music
  • AA program in Theater Arts from College of DuPage
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John M.

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No matter what age, or skill level, i will give the student what he/she needs to have a solid foundation. I develop a great rapport with all of my students. Drum(s) include; snare drum work (if you can't wail on one drum more drums won't matter!), this includes reading, rudiments, you know, the good stuff. Drum set work, from beginner to advanced, goes along with snare work, all styles. Mallet percussion, bells, xylophone, marimba. hand percussion, bongos, congas, hand held small percussion.

About John

I enjoy sharing my love and passion for music with others! I have instructed privately for over 27 years. I have instructed in music store studios, my home studio, and in-home lessons. I have instructed in public, private and charter school systems; class room and privately. Besides performing, ins

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Brian L.
John is fantastic teacher and very knowledgeable about music. He has a great rapport with his students. My daughter is very enthusiastic about her drum lessons with John every week and always looks forward to it. I would highly recommend John to anyone interested in music lessons.
Michael D.
Not only is John an off-the-charts professional drummer, he's a fantastic human being as well! He loves music and it comes through in the lessons! In 35 years of playing and hanging around wannabees, John is the genuine musician! Anyone really wanting to learn correctly needs John. I recommend him 100%.
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Nicholette L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 10 to 55
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicholette L.

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I have been teaching voice lessons since I was in college! People kept asking me to teach them, so I did. I teach both classical and musical theatre singing, so if you would like to learn to belt or sing in Italian, I can help! I am experienced in French, Italian and German diction. For musical theatre, I teach both classical style (high voice) and belt (lower voice). I have a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities with a Music emphasis, so I can also help with aural skills like counting systems and solfege. Solfege will help A TON if you want to pursue music in college. For younger singers, I can help with picking appropriately ranged songs to build vocal agility and strength.

About Nicholette

I take a very positive approach to teaching. I'll encourage you and guide you to reach your fullest potential, whatever your goals are. I focus a lot on technique(breath, sound, vowels and vocalization) because that is foundational for everyone and it will help you no matter what you want to achiev

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Eryn
My daughter has been taking voice lessons from Nicholette for the last few months. Nicholette has been a great teacher and has always been very encouraging and fun to work with. My daughter has progressed so much in these last few months, and she has felt more confident in her abilities with her lessons.

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"Phil is a great teacher. He really helped give me confidence in my ability to sing. And the lessons I had with him gave me skills that I can always go back to when I need to practice or warm up. I highly recommend him."
Jeremy
Took Singing lessons from Phil C.
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"Alix is truly a phenomenal teacher! She is compassionate, nurturing, and seeks to improve her student's vocal abilities. All of our lessons have been thorough, educational, and certainly insightful. I have become such a better singer in only a few short lessons, and look forward to becoming a master in the next few!"
Lorenzo
Took Opera Voice lessons from Alix J.
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"Thorough, patient, and encouraging. Exceeds expectations."
Kristen
Took Banjo lessons from Calvin A.
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"An incredible vocal coach, full of knowledge and a great teacher. Gabriel taught me how to sing without forcing myself and also how to remove those knots in my throat. An excellent ear to tell right away if you're flat or sharp. I recommend his knowledge to anyone who wants to take their voice to a whole new level."
Dres Valenz
Took Vocal Training lessons from Gabriel W.
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"very good first lesson. I have a lot of practicing and learning ahead of me and feel confident Tom can help me. Very nice man and experience. Takes his time to teach at present student's level and patient. Looking forward toward further lessons."
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Took Guitar lessons from Tom N.
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"I am 5 lessons in to a 10 lesson package and Kim has been excellent. She adjusts her style nicely to the student and has put me on track each week to be better. Great instructor!"
Connie
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Excellent experience and looking forward already to my next lesson."
Chris
Took Guitar lessons from Kaia N.
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"I LOVE JACKIE! She is my favorite violin teacher to date - I’m currently in college so I don’t have a ton of time to practice but she’s totally understanding and caters to my needs. Go Jackie! You’re the best!"
Jessie
Took Violin lessons from Jacqueline P.
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"Excellent teacher very friendly would definitely recommend..."
Fuatapu
Took Piano lessons from Rhonda S.
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"Mr. Randy is extremely patient and positive! His lessons are fun and seem to be catered specifically to me. I have learned so much from him."
Kimberly
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Randy D.
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