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George C.

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Birmingham, AL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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George C.

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As with any instrument or art, you have to start somewhere and put work into. There are no shortcuts. However, a good instructor can quickly recognize what you wish to learn, zone in on those areas, and most importantly allow you the desire to keep play more. This type of guidance is the “shortcut”. For myself, I have 18+ years playing electric/acoustic guitar I have also attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA playing with other musicians and learning from the best instructors.

Beginner level: we have to start with positioning of you fret and pick hand. You can change a bit of this up later. To start, I might hear you play something: one note, a melody, or a riff just to see where you’re at. Starting from scratch? That’s perfectly fine.

We will work on two aspects: working towards playing single note melodies and strumming/learning basic chords. I would encourage learning the latter as pretty much all contemporary songs can be accompanied by rhythm guitar. Changing ...

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
  • Awarded Concerto Competition winner from University of Memphis
  • 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!

Ashlyn R.

4 Reviews
Pelham, AL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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 twelve 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!

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Trevor S.

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Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Business from Southern Oregon University
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Trevor S.

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I have a background in fundamental rhythm, rather than teaching the student to simply play, I teach them to read and write their own rhythms and drum beats in a fun and hands-on manner using methods that music teachers around the country use in their classrooms. Furthermore, I have years of experience teaching children as young as 4 years old from their very first lesson. I’ve developed my own method for children to read drum music using simple and an easy to understand rhythmic language.

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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Jocelyn Z.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Chinese
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 21; Female: 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jocelyn Z.

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“Learning is becoming more aware." My favorite Dorothy Delay quote and one that I implement in my studio. By observing, hypothesizing, deducting, and problem-solving, my students will gain the skills needed not only to succeed in music, but also in every stage of life. I offer both lessons and coachings, in which we will cover violin technique (intonation, sound, phrasing, musicality, performance technique, audition preparation, etc.), and basic music theory (musical forms, rhythm, compositional techniques, etc.)
Lessons are tailored to the students individual levels and needs.

Looking forward to hearing from you!!

About Jocelyn

My musical journey has taken me to venues in Asia, Europe, and North America, such as Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, and National Sawdust. As a chamber musician and recitalist, I've had the pleasure of working with many classical musicians such as David Finckel, Alan Gilbert,

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Claire S.
Ms. Zhu is amazing! I am a cellist and decided to take violin because I have always wanted to learn. She is patient, professional, and has great suggestions. I can't recommend her highly enough!
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Maya M.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, Georgian, English
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Vocal. Jazz vocal from Gnesin's Academy of Music
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Maya M.

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Vocal coach for over 10 years with over 20 years of musical experiences. I teach the unique methodic which makes your voice healthy, strong and flexible. You will find how to control breath and vocal pitch. I have a technique for beginners and expert singers. For children and adults. Let me show your real voice.

About Maiia

Hi everyone! My name is Maya. I'm a professional singer and vocal coach with many years' experience performing onstage and coaching. I graduated music college and university majoring in contemporary music arts. I’ve been studying music since childhood and have won many music competitions.

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Eric
Maya was very patient with me and she guided me through the voice exercises and didn't pressure me to get to the next level...she said it will come in time, and she focussed me on the task. She allowed me to choose some of the songs I felt comfortable singing and we worked on those songs, and her relaxed and playful attitude made me enjoy the lessons without any pressure, and I stayed with her and my weekly lessons- I highly recommend Maya, as she can bring out the best in a person and get you singing in no time at all. She is worth every cent and if you need to learn breathing techniques- Maya is the person to help you improve. I wouldn't call anyone else for voice training...only Maya.
Thomas
Maiia is a gifted teacher. She is a unique outstanding singer and at the same time is able to share her know- hows and expertize in an efficient way. I enjoyed our lessons a lot
Evgeny
Amazing teacher! She was my 4th singing teacher, but the 1st one who really understood my individual abolities and limitations. Thus I was able to make a real breakthrough thanks to the lessons with Maiia. Totaly recommended to everyone who does not have his parents as professional singers!

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"I started taking lessons with Mr. Gallo when I was in 6th grade. I am in tenth grade now and I am a phenomenal player. Whether I needed help with a playing issue or had an event and wanted to be ready, he always knows the answer. Every time I think I have reached my peak in playing, he surprises me and bumps me to the next level. Solo ensemble is a band event in which you would go to and have judges judge your playing on a particular song. This year I am playing a level 7, which is the highest level of difficulty you can play for this and will ever see in the real world musician life. Most professionals can't do this. No one you can find will be as good as a teacher as Mr. Gallo."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Pasquale G.
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"My son loved his first lesson!"
Chance
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"We adore Chrissy. She is a delight to be around, is very welcoming, patient, and encouraging. Her talent is very apparent and she extends that to her students with each lesson. My daughter has displayed noticeable improvement each week and looks forward to seeing Chrissy and practicing. Incorporating students' personal music likes is also very motivating- starting with scales and basic lessons and ending with a personal challenge has been very motivating to my daughter. I cannot recommend Chrissy enough. She is a great teacher!"
Erin
Took Piano lessons from Chrissy S.
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"Rachel is very patient. She is working with my daughter on very clear steps to improve the resonance and clarity of her voice. She knows how to motivate young singers and present exercises and techniques in do-able chunks. Wonderful instructor!"
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Took Singing lessons from Rachel P.
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"Timothy is a great piano teacher for my kids. They have enjoyed learning the piano lessons and have made a good progress over a period of time. He is very friendly, flexible and patient with the kids. One of them is in special needs. It is very hard to find a teacher like him to teach my special son. He has helped him improve not only the music skill but also the social skills. Thank you very much."
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Took Piano lessons from Timothy S.
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"Beckie is a very talented teacher who knows how to explain things so your ability to play music increases dramatically. She laughs easily and makes lessons so much fun. I highly recommend her as a teacher!"
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Took Music Performance lessons from Beckie E.
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"All we can say is - 'She is Great', she works with you regardless of what circumstance you're in. She makes you feel comfortable and she is very patient. Our Daughter loves her."
Miguel
Took Singing lessons from Danielle L.
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"As usual, Phiilip is very patient and supportive of our daughter taking piano
lessons for the first time. He makes her very comfortable, which is not easy with
a 6-year-old, and she leaves the lesson wanting to practice and learn more."
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Took Piano lessons from Phillip F.
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"I took guitar lessons from Dan for many years. He helped me establish great fundamental techniques and made lessons fun. He would always ask what I wanted to learn about and made it a very personalized experience. Dan is the main reason I stuck with the instrument. I had taken guitar lessons prior but the instructor was dry and uninspired, switching to Dan was the best decision I could have made."
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Took Guitar lessons from Daniel E.
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"I learned tactics easy and fast. She is really good. I was amazed by how fast I was able to comprehend the notes and hand movement. I highly recommend her."
Christiana
Took Piano lessons from Judy F.
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