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Nicholas M.

Monroe, GA

About Nicholas

I am very excited to be a part of the music teaching community because it offers some of the most satisfying and positive results to our students not only in their music ability but their character as a whole. Scott Tennant offers his philosophy of music which I strongly agree with-

"Music is the most powerful of all arts. It instantly stirs up emotions, conjures visions, and offers glimpses of other, higher dimensions. It arouses men to battle; kindles amorous passion in lovers; soothes a baby to sleep; comforts us when we grieve. It engages our hearts and our minds, and can bring out t
he best that we are. One can safely presume that not a single emotion, nor any human or natural event, has been left undocumented by music."
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NelsonR November 30, 2010
bass guitar

Before I met Mr. Nicholas music seem so distant and uncomprehensible like and alien language. Mr. Nicholas changed that whit his vast knowledge of music and a cool but to the point style of teaching. The classes are stress free and a lot of fun because Mr. Nicholas can play many instruments during the classes so every class is a little different . Mr. Nicholas has exceeded all my expectations as a music teacher.
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Waynep June 8, 2010
i enjoy playing and he is showing me all the mistakes i have learned but their hard to unlearn but i will make it
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TamarD December 30, 2009
drum student

Nicholas is an amazing teacher. He has a great attitude and he's very knowledgeable
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Nicholas M.

Nicholas M.

Monroe, GA 30655
(3)
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Alex N.

Bishop, GA

From basic chords and catchy tunes to complex finger picking and advanced techniques. I'll teach you how to effectively and successfully play the guitar at your own pace.

About Alex

I have 15 years experience playing guitar and drums and love nothing more than to share my knowledge of music with students who are eager to learn. My passion for music developed at an early age and has only grown from there. I have had the privilege of learning from excellent and extremely talented teachers. I enjoy playing at local venues and watching my students joyfully succeed.

*** Lesson Details ***
Whether you have never picked up an instrument or if you just want to fine tune your musical ability, I will gladly meet you wherever you are in your musical journey. As patience is alway
s an important aspect in learning a new instrument, it is also one of my strengths as I teach students the basics or the advanced techniques with guitar or drums. Learn at your own pace and learn to play any song you want!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Takamine ES45C Jasmine Cutaway Acoustic Electric Guitar, Deadwood Arch-top Electric Guitar, Fender Mustang I V.2 20-watt 1 x 8" DSP Combo Amplifier, Sonor Force 3005 Full Maple Kit.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Guitars, drums. I am willing to share my equipment if the student does not have their own.

*** Specialties ***
I like to use the Orff method for children, the Suzuki method to encourage and praise the student for their accomplishments, and the MMCP method to give the student the freedom to improvise, create, and investigate his/her own musical talents.
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Debra B. September 1, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Alex is extremely patient with my son who is 9 years old. He makes it fun for him and uses music that my son loves. He took his time to ask what type of music he would like and is teaching him based on that. After only three lessons my son is really starting to pick up on basic cords. I would highly recommend Alex to anyone that is interested in learning guitar. My son really enjoys his time with him.
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Alex N.

Alex N.

Bishop, GA 30621
(1)
starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Thomas B.

Gainesville, GA

A piano background has taught me how to play and teach guitarists. I have been teaching for 8 years.

About Thomas

Music has been the primary focus since second grade. After completing a Masters in Music Education from Florida State, I have directed High school chorus, and served in the music ministry in a few churches. I have taught piano and guitar to ages 5 through adult for around 8 years. My focus in teaching is to help you make your instrument one in which you can enjoy your entire life. I start where you are, beginner through advanced, and assist in making music a passion in your life as it has been for me.

I currently serve as Assistant Director of Worship Arts at Gainesville FUMC where I d
irect multiple groups, play organ and piano in worship, manage youth music and support in the overall worship arts ministry.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Student needs to provide the instrument.

*** Specialties ***
All styles and genres
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Thomas B.

Thomas B.

Gainesville, GA 30506
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Lesley D.

Covington, GA

I've been teaching music in one form or another for over 20 years and love working with children the most! Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to gain some knowledge on the instrument of your choice and learn to read music. I love working with students of all ages and I can't wait to meet you!

About Lesley

UNOFFICIAL BIO:

As long as I can remember, I have played music in one form or the other. I think I started singing before I could actually talk. By the age of 5 I had my first guitar and piano. By then I knew music would be a huge part of my life. It is my favorite language. It is universal.

I love to teach those just starting out in music...especially children. Tapping in on a child's natural talent for the first time is an amazing thing to witness.

OFFICIAL BIO:

Lesley is a singer/songwriter based out of Atlanta, GA. She hit
the music scene in the
early 80's in Miami, Fl. and signed on with TCA
management in the 90's where she toured with the company's other two
bands, Marilyn Manson and The Mavericks (yes, what an eclectic
combination!) She later joined ex- Saigon Kick member Robbie Gennett in
his band. A few years later she moved to Atlanta and formed her own
band called Lester's Farm. The band played to packed audiences in
Atlanta, and received GREAT reviews on their single, "BAD". Now she is busy passing along her musical knowledge to those who are interested, and runs a recording studio in her spare time.

*** Lesson Details ***
Lesley enjoys teaching the younger students, from 5 years old to late teens. Her experience as a pre-k music teacher has given her a deep insight to how different each individual is in their musical capabilities, and she uses that to build confidence and enjoyment in each lesson. She
is a patient, fun, thorough, flexible, and imaginative teacher. She teaches most musical genres, from
classical, to musical theater, to jazz, to pop. She can prepare your child for upcoming auditions (musical or
theatrical) and her years as a performer provide valuable insight into the entertainment industry.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I prefer my students have their own equipment though i do provide instruments when necessary.

*** Specialties ***
Music, Beginning Guitar, Piano and Voice
I teach using basic music theory...all my students learn to read music!
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GlennaF August 30, 2010
Lesley is incredibly awesome, she's extremely talented, very professional and knows her business. We just love her
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WilliamM February 6, 2010
Grandfather

Mason was grinning from ear to ear. The AC?DC riff sent him over the top.
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DeannaK January 20, 2010
Lesley D. is a great teacher for children. She is VERY patient and flexible when needed. My son is 6 years old with no attention spand . And she is very good with him. I am glad I found her !
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Lesley D.

Covington, GA 30014
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$25 / 30-min
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Daniel D.

Athens, GA

I am a career guitarist and musician with nine years of experience on the instrument. My primary goal with a new student is to make the process enjoyable and fun. This approach allows beginners to advance as much as possible with basic instruction, saving the less exciting aspects of musicianship to those who have become skilled enough to benefit from advanced techniques and music theory.

About Daniel

I am a career guitarist and musician with nine years of experience on the instrument. My primary goal with a new student is to make the process enjoyable and fun. This approach allows beginners to advance as much as possible with basic instruction, saving the less exciting aspects of musicianship to those who have become skilled enough to benefit from them.

While I am capable of teaching beginner guitar techniques for a wide array of styles, my advanced experience focuses on blues, country, rock, and folk music. I teach flatpicking, slide, and fingerstyle techniques, improvised and constru
cted lead guitar, and basic through intermediate music theory. I do not provide advanced instruction in classical, jazz, or flamenco styles, or in advanced music theory. I do not use a musical staff to teach; students DO NOT need to know or learn to read music. I provide reference material in the form of guitar tablature or chord diagrams most lessons
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Daniel D.

Daniel D.

Athens, GA 30601
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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