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Kelly P.

Winter Haven, FL

About Kelly

I teach at a pace that the student learns while challenging them. I graduated Cum Laude from The Baptist College of Florida with my Bachelor's in Music Education. I graduated with Honors from Polk Community College. *** Lesson Details *** I can be strict but mostly laid back. I use the Essential Elements 2000 for Strings curriculum with a mix of Suzuki Method. After 3-6 months you will have learned the parts of the instrument, note names, a few scales and bow technique. I start by teaching the instrument and note names and fingerings to them then pitches and bowing. *** Studio Equipment *** I will provide a stand to use and keyboard to hear pitches. *** Travel Equipment *** I expect them to have the books, stand, instrument, rosin, stand for home practice and tuner/metronome. ***

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Andre L.

Kissimmee, FL

About Andre

Was born in Brazil in 1974. At age of 8, he began guitar studies at the Villa Lobos Conservatory where he completed the 7 years course. During the period from 1994 to 1996 he studied with Luiz Claudio Ferreira at School of Music and Fine Arts of Paraná – Brazil where he earned the Bachelors degree in performance. Mr. L has been in the most important guitar events in the states such Guitar Foundation of America (CA), Stetson International Guitar Workshop (FL) and Guitar Symposium (GA). His activities as an instructor, clinician and performer have been intense and he has received great recognition. *** Lesson Details *** The ultimate goal is to mix Technic/Professional oriented instruction with a expectation of each student , depending on age, level and personal goal. *** Studio ...

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Yoimer A. December 15, 2012
Classical Guitar
Verified Student
Excellent Teacher.

I'm an experienced player, so I can't exactly say that he'd be good for someone who's just picking up a guitar. But he does an excellent job teaching technicality and musicality, which is something that many teachers lack these days. When I looked for a teacher I wanted someone who would help me better myself as a musician in a style I wasn't very familiar with. By musician, I mean someone who is not only technically proficient, but also very musical and a very good interpreter of music. So far he's helped me a lot in all of those aspects, while managing to keep a comfortable learning pace. I'd recommend him to anyone who really wants to push themselves musically.
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Hilary H. December 10, 2012
Guitar
Verified Student
Wonderful Teacher

Best instructor ever! Very patient, and has an instinctive ability to understand how a student best learns, and focuses on that style, thus producing results I never dreamed I could accomplish. It is a joy to work with Andre.
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sajimon G. November 4, 2012
Verified Student
This teacher is wonderful

Andre is an excellent guitar teacher. Very encouraging and helpful. Understands my ability and interest.
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Rufus S.

Brandon, FL

About Rufus

My name is Rufus and I am eager to share my 43 + years of drum experience to help you reach your desired playing goals, you will learn the basics and begin to find your own rhythm as a drummer...let me show you how you can be the best drummer possible! Performing Experience: * Play with Local Group - Tropical Heat * Recently played with National Recording Artist Michael Anthony at Cork and Olive in Brandon • Musician in Mystic Sheiks of Morocco, Rock a Doo Whop, Christmas Show at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay • Tutored in South America, Europe and Canada over 20 yrs. • Drummer for New Salem M.B Church for last 20 yrs. • 4 yrs marching in the Florida A&M University Marching Band & Percussion Ensemble • 43 + yrs of rudimentary drumming Audio: Specialize in digital audio work station

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Timothy A. April 4, 2015
Drum · In home
Verified Student
Great teacher. Teaching in steps and then adding more to it and repeating is the best way to go and Rufus is doing just that with me. All ready in 3rd lesson as a beginner and im getting the hand of it pretty quick. I will learn this song in no time and perhaps a few more just for the fun of it.
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Tracy T. October 7, 2013
Drum
Verified Student
Terrific teacher and studio.

Rufus is an outstanding teacher. He is passionate about music and enthusiastic during lessons. He caters to a variety of learning styles, offering studio work and music tracks as well as traditional beats. Rufus has been a working musician for many, many years and provides real world experience and insight into the music industry. My son and I highly recommend him.
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ChristinaS1 March 16, 2012
Awesome teacher!

My son loves to write lyrics and beats and Rufus is teaching him how to record his music digitally. Enthusiatic, high energy, patient, encouraging, knowledgeable, and an accomplished musician. My son is fully engaged in learning with this teacher.
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Justin W.

Lakeland, FL

About Justin

My name is Justin E. W. and I am a professional musician and instructor in the Tampa Bay Area. I am musically fluent on the violin (fiddle), banjo, mandolin, guitar, bass, and piano. From the sounds of Bill Monroe's high lonesome sound to the contemporary genres of today's world, like Sugarland and Big and Rich and Leroy Anderson, I am flexible to integrate Thank you for allowing me the chance to serve you. For a typical lesson the student will delve into numerous aspects of and culture behind the instrument of his or her choice. The student will: Develop hand muscles as he or she progresses on the instrument Learn the chords and progressions associated with the instrument Practice rigorous songs that will well prepare the student for on-stage performance and studio sessions ...

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Daniel C.

Jacksonville, FL

About Daniel

I'm a recent graduate from Southeastern University with a degree in Music Performance. I've been raised in a family of musicians while living in Europe. I've been exposed and instructed in various genres through different musical approaches and methods ranging from Classical to Jazz both on the piano as well as on percussion/drums. The songwriting projects that I've worked on (in and out of studios) are also part of my artistic experience and I enjoy sharing some insight in that area as well as any aspects related to music performance. I am currently expanding my musical journey across neighboring cities in the US such as Lakeland, Orlando and Jacksonville, FL. I'm open to teach students of all ages with a willingness to learn and I'm willing to customize my teaching method to the student.

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