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Diane M.

7 Reviews
Birmingham, AL
Starting at $42
  • Speaks French, German, Italian
  • Awarded Metropolitan Opera Regional Finalist from Metropolitan Opera
  • Teaches students 7 to 79
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Diane M.

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With thirty-five years experience as a pro singer/stage director and vocal coach, I bring extensive international experience to my lessons. Having worked with singers at all levels of development, I will introduce you to vocal technique structured for where you are right now. I coach in multiple genres: Jazz -- determining keys, understanding charts and leadsheets, Broadway -- belt, mix and legit, Blues, and for classical singers, multiple languages. I work extensively with actors on both speaking and singing voice and with voice-over and media voices.

As a stage director, I offer stage and performance etiquette, interpretation and how to prepare for auditions and recording sessions. If you are a community singer and just getting started, I love teaching the basics and will help you build the confidence you need!

Lessons are in a double studio with high ceilings, great acoustics and both a grand piano and electronic.

About Diane

You will never regret having voice lessons with a true professional. I've performed and taught across the US, Europe, and Australia. As a singer/stage director I've produced over fifty cabaret shows, musicals and operas. As a recording artist, I've released the CDs: "Music in Flight," endorsed by

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Emmy L.
Diane is a very professional and classy person.
Emie loves her
Toriona W.
My daughter said she felt very comfortable with Mrs. Diane and she can't wait for her next lesson.
Sonja
It is a pleasure to provide a recommendation for Diane McNaron and her studio. My daughter has been taking private lessons for more than three years and we have been exceptionally pleased with the results. Ms. McNaron’s extensive background and experience in a wide variety of musical genres allows her to customize lessons around the student’s vocal strengths and interests rather than force a cookie cutter approach. Ms. McNaron has nurtured her talent in a positive, professional manner and I highly recommend her for those looking to improve, learn, or simply polish their current vocal skill set. You will not be disappointed.
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George C.

1 Review
Birmingham, AL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaching since 2010
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George C.

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I am free to teach violin as well. 8+ years experience.

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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.

Ashlyn R.

Pelham, AL
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from University of North Alabama
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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.

Ashlyn is also a accomplished pianist who as played over twelve years and performed in various recitals and concerts.

About Ashlyn

I have been teaching lessons for 6 years and love to help people fall in love with music. I have a bachelors degree in music performance for harp from the University of North Alabama and have also played piano for twelve years.

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Karney S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Associates of General Studies from Front Range Community College
  • Teaching since 1997
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Karney S.

9 Reviews
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As a full time dedicated guitar instructor for over 20 years, I have had the privilege of teaching numerous people from a variety of different backgrounds. Some students are starting to play an instrument for the very first time while others are looking to further their skills and gain new inspiration. My goal is to listen to each student and provide a comprehensive set of lessons to accomplish their goals.

About Karney

After playing in bands for the last 23 years, I have decided to focus exclusively on my passion for teaching. It has been a lot of fun continuing to build a comprehensive music program, which now includes an online platform. Currently, I have over 20 years of music teaching experience and a bac

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Kennda V.
It was great! I had fun! Can't wait for the next lesson! Karney was so professional and understood my musical goals!
Randy
Very accommodating; friendly and knowledgeable. This will be a life-long friendship!
Connor B.
Very patient and thorough with My son he really enjoyed it!!!
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Michael F.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Michael F.

17 Reviews
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Private instruction includes everything from basic chording to advanced theory and technique, with a focus on the mechanics of the instrument. Topics covered include rhythm and technique studies, chord and scale theory, chord progressions, songwriting, musicality and performance, and improvisation. These topics are studied at a rate commensurate with the studentʼs ability.

About Michael

My name is Mike, and I have been teaching the guitar for over 20 years. I have helped hundreds of musicians develop their skills. As a performer, I have played in many bands, and shared the stage with performers such as Imagine Dragons, Train, Blues Traveler, Camper Van Beethoven, and countless oth

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Brendan
Mike is an awesome guitar teacher and a good dude. Looking forward to continuing to learn from him.
Kevin Whalen
Mike is an excellent guitar teacher with a well thought out and easy to approach plan for new players. His passion, depth of knowledge, and talent are plain to see. He combines that with a real aptitude for teaching.
Ranah Edelin
Mike is great! Friendly, knowledgeable, positive, takes good notes that are helpful to refer back to later, and seems to adjust to whatever level student you are.

Jake H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Awarded FreshGrass Duo Competition Winner from FreshGrass Music Festival
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Jake H.

3 Reviews
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Hi fellow musicians! I am a professional touring musician, songwriter, and recording artist based in Austin, TX. I graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Mandolin Performance and a minor in American Roots Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Every musician has their own voice in this world. I want to work with you to mold and develop that voice with solid fundamentals and understanding of how music works. We will go over music theory and how it applies to your instrument and we will also touch on the mechanics of being a proficient player. All these things lead to being the best musician you can be!

About Jake

Hi fellow musicians! I am a professional touring musician, songwriter, and recording artist based in Los Angeles, CA. I graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Mandolin Performance and a minor in American Roots Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston. Every musician has their own voice

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Mark
Great teacher...patient and thoughtful. I’m a beginner but already learned so much in a short period.
Monte Leewen
Learned more in an hour than in the past 4 months with my previous instructor. Great lesson! I am very excited to learn from Jake.
Carolyn K.
Jake has helped me learn so much- everything from general musicality, to theory, and learning new tunes. Very inspiring guy and a great musician and teacher!

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"Billy is a great teacher that makes sure that you have the skills to continue playing guitar. I enjoyed his lessons and learned a lot! He is really nice too."
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"My 10 year old son loves playing little riffs on the piano but really didn't want lessons for fear it would be too much like school. Peter has been awesome about tailoring the lessons so that my son can choose the Music he likes and move forward from his place of interest. Peter is a skilled and gifted pianist, and my son is totally inspired to keep playing and put in the work to improve."
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