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Ashlyn R.

4 Reviews
Pelham, AL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • 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

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
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • 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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Patricia P.

6 Reviews
Birmingham, AL
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

About Patricia

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!

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Connor C.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Irish Gaelic
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Connor C.

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I've played piano since I was 5 years old. Playing piano has greatly influenced my life, as I went to college for piano and composition. I love the piano and I love teaching piano. I teach all levels of piano with an emphasis on performance technique, practice technique, theory, and creativity. I encourage students to explore their own musical feelings and voice. I teach all genres of piano- not only Classical. If a student wants to learn to accompany or write their own music, I can help! If a student is interested in traditional Irish piano accompaniment, I can teach that!

About Connor

I'm a film composer by trade, but I love teaching as well. I love sharing my passion for music with others. I have a BM from Appalachian State University in piano performance and music theory/composition. I also have an MFA in music composition for the screen from Columbia College Chicago. I st

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Mary Ellen
Connor has great ideas to get playing quickly. She is creative, knowledgeable and inspiring. I look forward to my weekly lessons and was even able to play some Christmas carols after several months of lessons with her. It was so much fun during the holidays. She is an excellent teacher, versatile and talented. I highly recommend her!
Tina S.
Connor is patient and very helpful. It was a great experience.
Kevin H.
I learned so much in a mere 45 minutes from this gifted and accomplished young lady.
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Trevor S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Business from Southern Oregon University
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Trevor S.

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I hold a Bachelors degree in Music Business with a focus on percussion. I’ve studied with multiple percussionists and have developed a unique style of teaching that involves giving the student the tools needed to progress on their own when practicing independently.

About Trevor

No drums? No problem! We can get you started with a pair of sticks and a practice pad. My name is Trevor and I’m excited to help you learn to play drums and percussion. I have over a decade of experience teaching and playing percussion. I hold a Masters in Music Business with a focus on percussi

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Stephanie
Trevor is an incredibly motivating teacher. He allows students to reach instant success right from the beginning through various instructional strategies. He allows for student choice on repertoire which informs his instruction. Trevor is highly educated and knowledgeable about his subject area and it shows. He is wonderful all around and would recommend anyone to study with Trevor!
John
Trevor is very knowledgeable and skilled and can play many styles of music. He loves playing and teaching and does both very passionately. I recommend Trevor very highly!
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Dylan M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dylan M.

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Can teach a variety of styles and techniques, including but not limited to: stick control, independence, phrasing, linear patterns, composition, rock, funk, jazz, and R&B.

About Dylan

Dylan Mandel is a musician and producer based in Philadelphia. He has made national television appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, MTV Campus Invasion Music Festival and MTV Dean's List, sharing the stage with Wyclef Jean, Kelly Clarkson, Portugal. The Man, Amy Schumer and others. In addition to his

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Puneet A.
Dylan is an excellent teacher and an amazing drummer. He is down-to-earth and makes you feel comfortable immediately. He's also very organized regarding scheduling, and his lesson plans are flexible and productive. His teaching style is detail oriented and he explains well. He does not hesitate to correct my child and still encourages her to play better. Dylan is very enthusiastic about drumming and makes lessons a joy to take.

I am so glad we found him as soon as we came to NYC!

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"It was my first lesson and now I have some idea how hold the violin and the bow. My homework is to practice a few notes on each string and then to practice playing the A scale. I think I can do it in two octaves. What is challenging is to play the scale without hearing a screeching sound. I'm looking forward to playing like Sarah Chang (hopefully after five lessons)."
Harold
Took Violin lessons from Yakov D.
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"Kait is an AMAZING teacher! She has been teaching me about singing, and music in general, since 2012. Kait finds a way that works for you to make sure you better understand what you are singing and performing. She is a wonderful teacher and human being, I definitely recommend taking vocal lessons from her."
Kaylee E.
Took Singing lessons from Kait K.
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"Amazing Vocal Instructor

I had been attempting to learn to "sing" by myself for years, but to no avail. I decided to give traditional lessons a try, and found this site. After looking in my area and reading other's reviews, I figured I'd take the plunge with Melanie.

Wow. Melanie was great. She was welcoming and she made me feel at home, even though singing in front of someone was a fear of mine. We started out with simple warm ups and practices, which actually taught me more than I had ever known already, and moved on to songs!

I didn't get to spend much time with Melanie, because I moved, but the two months we worked together greatly helped my abilities. I don't feel ashamed of my voice.

She taught me how to not only sing, but listen.

If you haven't already selected her as your instructor, what are ya waiting for?"
Kyle
Took Singing lessons from Melanie A.
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"Mr. Z has been teaching our children for eight years. He is fabulous! He has a calming presence with students...is kind, patient, and encouraging. The kids are all excelling as a result of his instruction. Highly recommend!"
David
Took Classical Piano lessons from Mark Z.
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"Starting off really well even though Terry's main instrument is not drums he strikes me as being proficient in all of the instruments he teaches. A really nice guy."
William
Took Drum lessons from Terry P.
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"This guy took me to a new level. I think I've found my Bon Jovi voice. Hoping to hit higher levels this and next year!"
Ethan
Took Vocal Training lessons from Eric J.
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"Trevor is one of Austin's best kept secrets. He is an incredibly experienced and skilled musicians. More so he is great at translating those skills to his students in an easy to grasp way. I went in to his class intimidated by music theory and within a couple months I was running through scales and grasping the concepts finally. His flexibility is a huge plus as well. You can make whatever you want out of your time with him, or if you need a more regimented style of learning he can do that as well. He is a patient, understanding, and down-to-earth individual whom I highly recommend. I'll be going back soon!"
Jonathan
Took Guitar lessons from Trevor P.
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"My son has taken a few lessons with Alexis and we will continue. She is never late. She gets straight to the lesson and sends practice information to my son via email. This allows him a week to prepare/practice with for the following lesson."
Jennifer
Took Trombone lessons from Alexis S.
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"Howard inspires excellence but has infinite patience. I was in my 50's when i started studying piano with him and I accomplished so much. First I actually played Chopin and Bach and it sounded like Chopin and Bach! i performed in a recital and learned to love music at a new level. He's a nice guy and very kind."
Amy
Took Piano lessons from Howard R.
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"Outstanding piano Teacher! A very high music theory IQ. Always good at giving the right advice to make practice more productive. Awesome instructor and person"
Terry
Took Piano lessons from Raymond A.
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