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George C.

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Birmingham, AL
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Mandarin
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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.

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
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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 19 years and performed in various recitals and concerts.

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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Joseph B.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph B.

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Each and every one of my lessons is tailored to the needs of the student, whether you're an absolute beginner who's never touched a guitar or you're an intermediate/advanced player who's looking to improve your shred game, I'll come up with a lesson plan for you. I cover a wide range of topics and genres, and I'm more than happy to discuss topics such as technique, music theory, song writing, improvisation, or any topic you're curious about. Not only will I teach you how to play guitar, I'll teach you how to be the most complete musician you can be.

About Joseph

Greetings fellow guitarists! My name is Joe, I've been a guitarist for 13 years, and have 8 years of teaching experience. I've played guitar and bass in numerous extreme metal bands throughout southern Maine and I'm currently one half of the guitar duo in the technical death metal band Ethereal Rot

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John R.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Doctor of Music - Flute Performance from Florida State University
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John R.

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I have been teaching flute for almost 20 years. I have a doctorate in flute performance and have done training and extensive research in body mapping and efficiency of body use. I take a very holistic approach to teaching and playing the flute. Each student is a person, an individual unlike anyone else. Every body is unique and therefore will play the flute differently than other flutists. When I teach, I aim to get to know the whole person in order to effectively work with the flutist. I work to get to know how each student learns and processes information. A flutist cannot become a good musician without making the journey their own. My goal is to give every student their own individual path to reach their goals, while also giving them the tools to use in their own teaching of individual flutists. I emphasize these specific areas in my teaching: the physical aspects of flute playing, including playing position and posture, breath control, sound and tone production, projection and ...

About John

Flutist John Ross is an accomplished soloist, educator, chamber musician, and orchestral performer. He taught on the faculty of West Virginia State University and currently teaches for the Music for the Sake of Music summer program in Green Bay, WI. He has been principal flute of the Italian-Americ

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Nancy S.
John was very good w/me. He knows my goals & was able to help me. He gave me some practice sheets. I will do that everyday.
Rebecca
Dr. John Ross is an excellent teacher! He helped me take the music I was preparing to record to a whole new level. He has so much knowledge and can present that knowledge in a way that is approachable for students of any level. I am so thankful I got to study with him!!!
Michael
John is an outstanding player and pedagogue. Over a number of years, I've observed John work with students of incredibly diverse backgrounds, ages, and skill levels. With each and every student, John connects with the individual, finding what will help that person rise to their fullest potential as a flute player. Technical progress is a given when studying with John. Additionally, students consistently enter his lessons eager to learn and leave with a renewed drive to grow. I cannot recommend John highly enough.
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Sean L.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.M. Music Technology from Radford University
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Sean L.

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I teach children, teens, and adults using a variety of music and and methods. I teach keyboard harmony and music theory, as well as by _ear_. I'll happily answer your questions.

I am patient and accomodating to my students. I draw on a diverse body of repretoire and experience.

Exactly what I teach, and how quickly we progress varies from student-to-student.

I have a B.M. degree in Music Technology.

About Sean

Anyone can sound great on a piano! Let me show you how. I am a gentle and patient teacher. My students like me. I have experience with _all_ ages, including little children, older children, pre-teens, teens, young adults, and older. When I started teaching, I assumed that many beginners -- e

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Erika S.
Awesome instructor!
Julia F.
Sean has been FANTASTIC with my 9 y.o. son. I was skeptical about how well online lessons would work for a complete beginner. This clearly isn’t Sean’s first rodeo. He has an excellent system for teaching online by sending annotated music beforehand. I must admit I had to push my son a little to get him to agree to piano lessons. Now he loves playing. He practices everyday on his own without being told and loves to ask me to record videos of him playing to send to his grandparents. I’m so proud of him and so grateful to Sean.
Christian
Our first session with Sean went very well. My kids are looking forward to the next session!
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Camille V.

110 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA - Music Education (Vocal Emphasis) from Azusa Pacific University
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Camille V.

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Experienced teacher of 7 years, specializing in classical, jazz, musical theater, and contemporary voice! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be singing with greater control and ease, but you will be building a strong foundation of musicianship, ear training and healthy vocal technique, all while having fun. Let's get started!

About Camille

I'm a credentialed voice teacher, session singer, writer and performer who loves sharing the beauty and joy of music with others! I graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a BA in Music Education (Choral emphasis) and received my CA teaching credential in music from San Diego State University.

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Aaron
Versatile and ezperienced. Super stoked about my progress.

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"Christabel is very patient and really cares about students. My 5 yrs old twin boys really like her."
Rong
Took Piano lessons from Christabel W.
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"Jonathon is a very enthusiastic and professional teacher. My son has been learning from him for 6 months and we are very happy with the experience and progress. Highly recommended!"
Shaohui
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan G.
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"I've learnt so much within a month! I'm so excited for the future! He's great!"
Gary
Took Guitar lessons from Ian S.
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"Ray is a wonder instructor. He is very humble, polite, and patient with my young daughter. Ray is very punctual and always on time. I would highly recommend Ray to any beginner guitar student!"
Rima
Took Guitar lessons from Raymund De La P.
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"My son loves his lessons with Mr. Mike! He makes it fun with the music that my son chooses while still learning new skills to improve his drum playing! Since my son has his school online too, Mr. Mike's flexibility with scheduling has made it easy for all of us!"
JA
Took Drum lessons from Michael E.
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"Great start. Learned how to read the base notes. And immediate hands on practice. 😃"
Stephanie
Took Piano lessons from Tony M.
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"Great first lesson! As mentioned in other reviews Arlys made my daughter feel comfortable and at ease. Her knowledge and expertise are so evident. Looking forward to more lessons."
Caelan
Took Vocal Training lessons from Arlys A.
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"Awesome!

Liz is so patient, encouraging, fun, flexible, and always happy! She has taught my daughter Kaity to have confidence on top of courage to jump in a learn to play the piano in a fun way. We have truly enjoyed lessons with Liz!"
Tracy
Took Piano lessons from Liz Fanora J.
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"So far so good. We started simple and I look forward to seeing what comes out in future sessions. I already have a few things to think about and practice at home, she seems very insightful so far and it's pretty cool that she can pick out by ear what note your on and what not. I just wish I could afford the longer sessions."
Jake
Took Singing lessons from Melissa F.
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"I had Andrea teach bass to my 15 year old. What a great teacher he is! My son is always looking forward to the lessons and has made great improvement."
Donna
Took Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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