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Ashlyn R.

Pelham, AL
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Performance from University of North Alabama
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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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 twelve 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 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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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!
Josh
Very patient and methodical, really takes her tome to help you along the way, breaking things down so that they are easy to understand.

Davin D.

Montevallo, AL
Starting at $84
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Davin D.

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Principled Learning

An initial establishing of your skill level and a personalized program of growth tailored to your specific goals

A Roadmap to your learning with intermittent goals to help you see your progressreach your ultimate

A few ”tricks of the the trade” to more professional playing

Principles that can stretch into any instrument, genre or style of music

If so desired, analysis of songs to understand deeper mechanisms of music

About Davin

Hi, there! My name is Davin and I look forward to meeting you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2008 and have loved helping my students learn to play guitar. I am mostly self taught but have learned theory and composition/songwriting under Berklee study programs. I'm a laid back yet passion

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George C.

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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 can show how to match musical theory into what a student wants to to play or learn around the same time. This allows him/her to simultaneously understand how theory applies to their learning process and expand the possibilities and understanding whether he/she is a singer or a instrumentalist, or both. Music theory may not be the most desirable subject to learn but by linking it to what they already know it opens many, many doors and this is where the epiphanies and fun begins.

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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Ethan W.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Batchelor of Music Educatoin from Missouri State University
  • Awarded Eagle Scout from Boy Scouts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ethan W.

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My name is Ethan Warden. I'm a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison where I received my Masters of Music Performance degree. Prier my adventure here at UW - Madison, I received my Bachelor of Music education - Instrumental from Missouri State University.

Students can expect an in-depth knowledge base of the trombone, including repertoire, fundamentals, and techniques, guiding them through a fun, relaxed lesson.

About Ethan

My name is Ethan. I'm a trombone player and teacher in the Madison WI area. I received a Bachelors degree in Music Education from Missouri State University and a Master of Music Performance - Trombone at University of Wisconsin-Madison. I have taught private trombone lessons since June of 2014.

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Linda M.
Ethan meets you where you are, promotes solid fundamentals, is really helpful with questions, has strategies for moving forward & is encouraging but not patronizing.

Jonathan M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan M.

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I have extensive musical experience. I am a musician in the Louisville Orchestra and have been a member since 2006.

I have taught for 15 years and have had numerous students attend college studying music.

I specialize in teaching my students how to approach playing in a physically relaxed way. I also excel at teaching musicality and great tone.

About Jonathan

I am a professional Violist in the Louisville Orchestra. I began playing the Violin at age 6 and switched to the Viola at age 13. I attended Indiana University (1999-2004) for my Bachelor's degree and studied with Alan DeVeritch who was a student of William Primrose. Then I attended Rice University

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Nazar D.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Russian, Polish, Ukrainian
  • Master of Cello Performance, Postgraduate Assistantship Program from Moscow State Conservatory
  • Teaching since 1998
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Nazar D.

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Cello is famous for its deep and warm sound, probably the widest range from low to high register. It is used for solo, chamber music, ensembles, chamber and symphony orchestras.
But the most important cello can change your mind and fulfill your soul like no other instruments !

About Nazar

My name is Nazar, Concert Soloist and Orchestra Performer, Experience Long Time Teacher. Master Graduate from Moscow State Conservatory and postgraduate assistant ship program 1990-97 plus over 20 years of teaching experience with different age students. My teaching philosophy is to teach good tech

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Kelvin
I've been working with Nazar since 1998. Not only does he know his stuff and makes his teaching personal to your needs, but he also has a way to make you feel successful even when you are struggling. you always feel better about your playing when you leave than when you got to his studio. He recognizes your learning style and what you want to accomplish, then builds his teaching around that.

If you are looking for a cello teacher (and yes, he also teaches piano and other instruments) I'd say put your time and money into Nazar and you, you will feel it is one of your best investments

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"My daughter loves Sandra. She is a great piano teacher."
Atilla
Took Piano lessons from Sandra M.
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"Wonderful Teacher!

Keith is a wonderful teacher. His so patient and dedicated. He has been teaching our 9 year old daughter guitar over the past year and she has learned so much. He makes an effort to personalize his teaching to her musical interests and aptitude. I highly recommend him. He is always on time and always so pleasant and trust worthy."
Erinn
Took Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"Excellent Instructor

I have had two piano lessons and I look forward to my next lessons with Kenneth. Kenneth is engaging, professional, knowledgeable and passionate about teaching. I appreciate Kenneth creating a curriculum based upon my musical interest. I have taken lessons before but I have never had an instructor ask me what musical interest I had. Kudos to Kenneth. I think I made the right choice and would recommend Kenneth to others."
Vickie
Took Piano lessons from Kenneth R.
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"Had a great lesson with Jonathan. He is very knowledgeable but not too formal, which was great as I'm a beginner."
Sarah
Took Singing lessons from Jonathan E.
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"Lisa helped us get ready for a singing competition and was wonderful. I'm still growing into my voice potential and Lisa is helping with my journey. Thank You Lisa.
Bella"
Isabella
Took Singing lessons from Lisa C.
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"He is an awesome teacher!! Very comfortable to work with"
Matina
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from sunam N.
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"Ahmad is an incredible teacher. He can take the most complex lessons and turn it into what feels like a beginners lesson, due to his experienced music background. His patience, even for beginners, is so rare for teachers with such a great background like Ahmad'. He even told me "I love to teach" what else could you ask for from a potential teacher?"
Chris
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"This is the guy you are looking for.

At 42 I finally got around to buying my first guitar (no musical background other than fan) and set about teaching myself with books and videos. 10 months later I realized that in spite of working at it every day I was going to get to the 1-year mark and not be able to play a single song all the way through (of the 70's and 80's hard rock that I love, I could play "Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star" pretty well). I was rapidly becoming "that guy" who can play sloppy intros to 300 songs, but nothing else.

I looked around the web, and settled on Ahmad because of his credentials and reviews, and I could not be happier with my choice.

The thing that makes Ahmad special is that he put as much effort into becoming a great guitar teacher as he did in becoming a great guitar player. Every lesson is tailored exactly to my ability at that time. If ever I have had particular trouble with something Ahmad is ready with additional material, alternate ways to learn it, different ways to explain it. No matter what the technique or concept, Ahmad has seen this mistake before and knows just what to do. Some days I leave with many pages of material to master, and some days just one or two. It is all about how slowly or quickly I am picking up the new thing, and all about learning things the right way so that the foundation is solid when I am ready to advance to the next level. There is no schedule or competition (except with myself) and the only objective is to learn more and get better.

To show examples in action Ahmad routinely finds 70s and 80s hard rock for me (not every single note is from Guns-n-Roses of course, but if a particular concept relates to something in a familiar song from the genre, that's the one Ahmad will pick for me to master). You do not have to learn jazz! (I mean if jazz is your thing I am certain that Ahmad can teach you that.)

I really doubt that there is a player at any level (or in any style) who would not learn a lot from Ahmad (that is if you are prepared to be humble and possibly review some foundational material you think you know already... if you knew it, Ahmad would not be teaching it to you... he can hear that your timing is off, or if you didn't hit all of the strings in that chord, and so can your audience). (Once, while I was performing an exercise from the previous lesson, Ahmad had his back to me digging in his filing cabinet for my next materials and said "Did you play the fifth note with an upstroke?"... He heard that, it was supposed to be a down stroke and he heard a difference so slight I didn't even know I was doing it.)

If you are a beginner as I was, my advice is to commit to four lessons with Ahmad. By the end of that time you will hear that you are advancing, and more importantly you will understand where you were and where you are going. It might seem kind of basic at first (which is why I say to go with at least four) but it does not take very long to understand how much better you will be with strong fundamentals. If, instead, you learn to play badly, and you practice regularly, eventually your speed will improve... and then you will play badly fast which actually sounds worse than playing badly slow... all that work for less than nothing.

I have been taking lessons for about a year and half. I can play some Lead Guitar now. And I can play some real songs now. Even those 300 intros are getting tight, that is to say I now play them with the right timing, technique, phrasing and feel!

PS - If Ahmad says "it's time for the Harmony Classes", do it! Like most things Ahmad has taught me, I have resisted it in some way at first, and the harmony lessons are no different. Like everything Ahmad has taught me, the harmony classes have immediately made me better at playing guitar, and have provided a foundation that makes the next thing and the next thing and the next thing easier, faster, and better."
Richard
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Gabbi is wonderful! She's very knowledgeable in her craft, and is easy to learn from. I'd highly recommend her for anyone looking to learn piano (or resume learning, in my case)."
Rob
Took Piano lessons from Gabbi C.
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"Madeline is always so welcoming and encouraging to our 16 year old daughter.
She is flexible, too, and has been willing to work with our schedule this summer in order to help as much as possible. We also appreciate her willingness to do lessons both in person and online. Our daughter has learned so much and her singing confidence has grown already. We are so grateful!"
Roger
Took Singing lessons from Madeline H.
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