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Ray F.

14 Reviews
Tucson, AZ
Starting at $28
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ray F.

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Acoustic folk country is my specialty. I have taught guitar for 35 years. played guitar professionally for over 40 years!

About Ray

I grew up in a musical family in Tucson, where my dad was a high school choir teacher for 25 years. I had the privilege to be in his choirs for 2 years! I attended Northern Arizona University studying music education/performance 3 years (music scholarship), Pima College music ed. 1 year. This includ

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Erica
So much more than a teacher - Ray has become a mentor to my daughter. He not only teaches her the technics of reading and performing music, but encourages her to grow professionally. Most importantly, his excitement and love of music make the lessons so much fun - I hear the (laughing and) improvement in her voice during every lesson.
Edward K.
Thoroughly enjoyed a great experience, fully met my expectations and more.
I like the combination of information and practical exercises. Learned a lot in 1st Lesson.
Stella E.
Very personable and focused-look forward to more
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Kevin G.

Tucson, AZ
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Music theory, jazz composition. from Macphail, Berklee
  • Teaches Beginner
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Kevin G.

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I’ll teach form, technique, air support, embouchure strengthening, mouthpiece placement, recommend instrument makers or companies. I tailor the lessons to the goals and needs of the students; not a cookie cutter format

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I don’t use a cookie cutter pattern for students but base it on each students needs, weaknesses & strengths. How to breath, embouchure strengthening, positioning, rhythm & theory, practice routines, goals, instrument & mouthpiece recommendations. I keep it flexible so the student is comfortable.

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Patrick K.

Tucson, AZ
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Private Instruction Classical guitar from Pima community College
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Patrick K.

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Im a performing guitarist who is interested in sharing the tools and knowledge Ive gainned in 30 years of performing and Im also interested in what inspires you. I specialize in Jazz improvisation , Blues ,R & B, and can teach beginning classical technique
Whether you want to learn a specific song , explore scales, or want to further learn the never ending possiblities of the fretboard ,I am hear to assist in a no pressure encouraging atmosphere .

About Patrick

Whether you are looking to have fun or to pursue the craft to where no guitarist has gone before. I am exicted to see if I can be of a help to you My personal passion is jazz and R&B and am currently playing in a local jazz trio, but am looking to help anyone learn the basics to help you on the p

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Kevin S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Performance from California State University, Fullerton
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Kevin S.

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I want to help you be the best percussionist you can be. With percussion, there are so many different instruments to play but what ties it all together is the technique you use to play the instruments.

Here’s my secret! To get the best, most resonant sound out of any instrument I strike. That’s it.

How you do that is dependent on the instrument, the mallet choice, the striking area, the touch, and many other factors. I want to help you with these so you can progress faster, learn how to think about these choices quicker and easier, so you can make BETTER music FASTER!

About Kevin

Hi there! I've been drumming for 14 years and teaching for 6 years! I've taught elementary students through college age and beyond. I love seeing my students grow and learn and pursue music from a place of interest, passion, and enjoyment! Music has given me so many opportunities like traveling

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Very helpful and open, doesn’t hesitate to give you the information that you need to learn. Is very well spoken and makes all of the content very easy to understand. Give great direction and will definitely put you on the right path.
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Edwin I.

120 Reviews
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Starting at $49
  • Speaks English, Japanese, Spanish
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded DownBeat Music Award 1998 from DownBeat
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Edwin I.

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All styles - strumming, fingerpicking
All genres - pop, folk, blues, rock, R&B, singer/songwriter, classical, world, etc.
Improvisation soloing
Proper technique
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About Edwin

Hello! Thank you for your interest in taking guitar/piano/music lessons. I am a professional teacher/studio musician/performer/producer with over 20 years of private teaching experience and a graduate of the University of Miami Studio Music and Jazz program in 2002 specializing in the guitar.

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Henry
Edwin is a fantastic teacher and so patient. I am amazed at how much my son has learned in just a couple lessons.
David S.
Had an excellent initial discussion with my instructor, Edwin, today. It was big picture but at the same time Edwin’s comments & suggestions gave me confidence in his command of the art (engineering, arrangement, composition & structure, and playing techniques), all the things I’m going to need help with to take my musical projects to another level.
Mike
Edwin is chill, flexible, and conveys a ton of relevant practice tips every lesson.
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John S.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John S.

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For young people and beginners I use the Alfreds piano books, they have great songs that students really like and they teach note reading gradually without a lot of tedious memorization. Young people and beginners are a specialty for me.
Advanced students can work on songs they choose and learn how to read chord charts, how to use music theory or how to improvise jazz if they like.

About John

I have been teaching young people and adults how to play musical instruments for over 20 years. A lot of my students are well on their way to a rewarding future with music, some as professionals and others as hobbyists. In addition to being a teacher, I am also a professional performer who has worke

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Ramon L.
cool and homey.
Camille W.
My daughter had a few lessons with John thus far but he’s gotten her motivated and enjoying playing the piano again.
Lianna S.
My daughter wanted some exposure to the instrument so she could continue with it on the side as she has a primary instrument already. John did a great job or arming her with the requisite knowledge to understand how to play. I would recommend him.

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Took Acting lessons from Andrew Y.
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"My experience with Crystal has been amazing!! Crystal expertise in technical, ballet, liturgical, jazz, hip hop, and African dance is out of this world. Crystal took her time to show me (at the time a non dancer) all of those dances and now I am no longer a beginner!! Now Crystal has asked me to travel with her to several dance conferences. We have also done a few routines together! One of the venues was at the Phillips Arena!! AMAZING!"
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Took Dance lessons from Crystal J.
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"Jordan is a wonderful teacher and a very nice person. I have enjoyed my ballet classes very much. Jordan is very knowledgable in dancing techniques and has an inspiring passion. Great experience. Would recommend it to anyone looking for dancing classes."
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Took Ballet lessons from Jordan W.
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"When I first began my search for an acting coach I was stressed out because I knew I needed help but I didn't know how to start. Luckily I found the Director, Omar. The Director began by interviewing me to see what my goals and potential were. He then developed a specific lesson plan designed around what he called "The Fundamentals" and I progressed since then. Now after a few months of the Directors support, I know confidently that I am an Actor. I learned things about human behavior and method acting that I couldn't find in any video or online source. The Director somehow made things simple to understand and I'm glad for it. I am not done with the lessons, but since he has supported me and shared his knowledge, the least I can do is share my experience. Thank you Director!"
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Took Method Acting lessons from Omar J.
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"Sara was very nice and went over basic steps and postures thoroughly, correcting mine. I learned some basics I didn't pick up for years of ballet classes and truly appreciate her being so thoughtful and attentive to the details. I also brought questions on certain steps I couldn't master. Sara patiently showed how to start the steps and how to do them better. I already look forward to my second lesson with Sara!"
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Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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Took Voice Acting lessons from Stephen H.
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"Randy does an amazing job. I am beginning in acting and trying to discover myself in the acting career. Randy does an amazing job and really helped me set my expectations and eased me into the next lesson. If you want to discover the world of acting you should give Randy a shot, you will not be disappointed with the valuable information he has to offer."
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Took Method Acting lessons from Randy S.
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"Andrew was instrumental in helping my son with his confidence and presentation in drama. Due to Covid classes were online but always punctual, encouraging and positive. Andrew is clearly very knowledgeable but he is also intuitive and caring. Great teacher!"
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Took Acting lessons from Andrew R.
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"Dennis has been a mentor and friend now for nearly 20 years. He is a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for the arts who gives his all to each student. Working with him is always challenging and fun."
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Took Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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