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Ashlyn R.

4 Reviews
Pelham, AL
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from University of North Alabama
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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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 is a accomplished pianist who as played over 19 years and performed in various recitals and concerts.

Ashlyn Riley is also a 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.

About Ashlyn

Ever since a young age, I have found great joy and satisfaction in making music and sharing it with other people. 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 wh

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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!
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George C.

1 Review
Birmingham, AL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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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, or online. It started with learning violin at an early age. It opened doors to my musical journey in the future. I have played both electric and acoustic guitar for 18+ and attended M

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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.

Matthew H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Teaching since 2011
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Matthew H.

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I offer you a chance to grow your skill level at the guitar, whether it’s rock jazz, metal, indie, classical. I offer a wide set of styles to learn.

About Matthew

Hello, my name is Matthew and I’m an experienced guitar teacher and performer. I play all sorts of styles from rock, jazz, hiphop, to even the most modern music today. I’m the most easy going teacher you can find, but I can also help you succeed beyond your expectations. All I want is my students t

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DOMINIC
Matthew was patient, innovative and overall a great experience. I am looking forward to my next lesson. Really excellent!
David N.
Matt was fantastic answered all my questions was very patient and showed up on time I can't wait for my next lesson David
Rebeca
Matt is an excellent teacher, he is very patient and thorough with his lessons. He is really knowledgeable on guitar and music theory. I totally recommend him as an instructor.

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Michelle P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering from Rutgers University
  • Teaching since 2016
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Michelle P.

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I am very focused and driven to ensure that you further your technique on a weekly basis. I specialize in training beginner/intermediate piano students online. I have experience with performing and composing compositions. I was awarded certificates from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

About Michelle

Hi! My name is Michelle and I am a math tutor and piano teacher. I also help Russian natives learn English. At Brookdale Community College, I tutored students in a variety of college math courses, ranging from basic algebra up to Calculus 2. As for my piano lessons, my piano students are expected t

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Timur Y.

Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Timur Y.

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The drum set is primarily an ensemble instrument, and I believe it should be studied as such.

My approach focuses mainly on strong fundamentals of playing, particularly on solid time, feel, touch and sound: concepts that are essential for playing music with other people to create meaningful music.

I like to tailor a syllabus for each student in accordance with their own preferences. I want my students to be equally inspired by drumming material in the context of music they enjoy but also to point them towards fundamentals of the instrument that are the foundations for all styles.

About Timur

Having graduated from Berklee College of Music, Timur arrived in NYC in 2008 with a set of drums, a pair of running shoes and a handful of books on meditation, he set about collaborating with as many people as possible. Highlights include playing pop music with Grammy winners and nominees at Flux

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Rick P.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded High Achievement Award from HANDS ON MUSIC SCHOOL
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Rick P.

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I design my guitar lessons around each individual student and strive to keep the lesson light and enjoyable while also aiming for a high standard of education. Whether you are looking to play for pleasure at home,around the campfire,or want to learn practical music theory for composition and/or improvisation. I have instruction programs for all levels and styles from beginner to advanced and from ages 7 years on up.

About Rick

I been playing the guitar professionally for over 20 years. In that time I had the good fortune to perform and record with some really good musicians. I've played in various bands ranging from rock to jazz and flamenco. I received my bachelor's degree in recording engineer and record producer fro

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It was awesome experience my dye enjoyed it.
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"Great teacher! With lots of patience, too (which definitely helped with me)"
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"Mr.Conran is a great voice teacher with very effective techniques to help sing better. My son, who sings really good, was not able to do a good job with his voice especially when he performs in the concerts. But, after we start the lessons with Mr.Conran, he is improving and getting better in his posture and singing!. I am blessed to find a teacher for my son to excel in his talent."
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Took Singing lessons from Michael C.
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"Mr David is a great teacher and I would recommend him to anyone because he is so kind and passionate about his work he is also really patient with his students."
Diana
Took Piano lessons from David W.
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Nicolus
Took Piano lessons from Berthe H.
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"Listened to a few of my songs and gave really strong and actionable feedback. Taught me about ASCAP and copyrights"
David
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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"You cannot go wrong with Chau as your instructor!

In the time that I met with Chau, I learned so much. I normally don't feel very comfortable with strangers, especially when I'm in a position to mess up, but with Chau I felt totally accepted and successful. We became fast friends, and I enjoyed every lesson we had together. Thanks to the instruction from Chau I discovered that I was capable of things I had only imagined doing. When I got to school this fall my vocal instructor was very impressed with a voice that I didn't have before I met Chau. I owe any success and vocal quality I have to Chau; without her I don't think I would have the vocal confidence that I have now. Chau has a unique talent for taking even the most unlikely voices and people, and helping them discover just what they are capable of. I really never though that I would be able to sing anywhere or, feel OK singing, anywhere but in my shower, however when Chau came into my life I feel like a different me came out. I am so thankful that I met Chau, she is truly one of the most talented and kind people I have ever met; she is upfront and honest because she really cares and isn't just looking to make a buck. If you're looking for a vocal instructor that really cares about helping you develop as a person and as a vocalist, Chau is definitely worth meeting."
Grace
Took Singing lessons from Chau K.
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"Kathryn is awesome!
She has a great,positive attitude and has been very patient in teaching.Her warm personality and wonderful energy make me feel relaxed and comfortable.Kathryn is not only a very gifted musician but also highly skilled at teaching.Very professional! Highly recommend!"
Margot
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kathryn O.
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"She is an amazing teacher! She explains things in a way that best fits my perspective. She is understanding and very helpful."
Hannah
Took Cello lessons from Carly H.
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"May daughters love Elizabeth. She is kind and patient with them since they are total
Beginners. she teaches them the love of the instrument which is all we could ask for"
Shirin
Took Piano lessons from Elizabeth D.
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Sridhar
Took Guitar lessons from Russell P.
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