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Ashlyn R.

4 Reviews
Pelham, AL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from University of North Alabama
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 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, 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
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
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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
  • Bachelor's degree in Recording Engineering and Record Production from Long Beach City College
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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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"Steve is bringing me along at a good pace that challenges me to improve each week. He is very patient and helpful in showing me how to achieve the right results on the mandolin, and makes each lesson enjoyable. I can hear the improvement in my playing each week."
Barry
Took Mandolin lessons from Steve G.
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"Jessica was helpful, patient, and knowledgeable. She was ready to differentiate instruction based on my needs and gave helpful suggestions. I am excited to continue to grow in my musical abilities with Jessica as my instructor!"
Claire
Took Violin lessons from Jessica B.
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"When I was in school, my teachers never taught theory or ear training. Michael was very patient teaching an old dog new tricks. I am now able to do close listening to music, and can sometimes figure out how to play a piece of music without it written down. Thank you so much!"
Susan
Took Ear Training lessons from Michael W.
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"Glorius

I had been playing Guitar with zero musical training and zero knowledge of theory for about a year and a half prior to being taught by Francesca. I've only been to lessons once a week for a few months and my dexterity as Well as my knowledge of theory has been vastly improved. The laid back environment coupled with Francesca's great communication skills make learning comfortable and easy. The experience is always focused on bettering your playing and you as a musician. There is never fear of embarrasment from messing up or being incorrect because of the friendly encouraging atmosphere. .From an aspiring beginner to an experienced musician looking for guidance, I believe Francesca's lessons could be helpful to anyone looking to improve on or become a musician."
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Took Guitar lessons from Francesca V.
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"Grady is a great teacher! His patience and enthusiasm really have helped me progress in my ear training practice."
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Took Ear Training lessons from Grady T.
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"Mark - is superb. He is extremely knowledgeable and talented and is able to convey his skills extremely well. He is organized and very methodical making it easy to progress. I highly recommend him."
Vic
Took Guitar lessons from Mark C.
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"Ani is very patient & awesome!!!"
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Took Violin lessons from Ani K.
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"After many years as a music educator, clarinetist, saxophonist playing with Army and concert bands, as well as dance bands, I have had the pleasure of meeting and working with Dimitri. Being retired , I made the decision to seriously play clarinet again. His skills, as a musician and teacher have helped me regain my passion for the instrument and ability to play at a high level. I would recommend him most highly."
Edward
Took Clarinet lessons from Dimitry C.
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"Excellent teacher

Kristen is always on time and prepared for my daughters lessons. She knows how to engage my 7 year old and keep her learning while still making lessons fun. My daughter enjoys her lessons and has been progressing nicely. Kristen is very accomplished and skilled at teaching violin."
Nicole
Took Violin lessons from Kristen K.
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