Students are raving about their Music instructors on TakeLessons.
Check out some of these recent reviews.
Review by Elaine
"Thank you for being a good teacher
I am so happy that I have such a sweet and knowledgeable teacher!"
Saint Louis, MO teacher:
Review by Erin
"An Excellent Source IF YOU REALLY WANT TO LEARN HOW TO SING!
About me: I am an actor, dancer, writer, choreographerâ¦an artist; as well as an acting tea
cher and coach. It's been a life long dream to sing and sing well. I was cast in the chorus as a kid a couple times, but really had no clue about my voice; how it worked or what to do with it. As far as I knew/experienced I was an average to bad singer, with little to no vocal talent. I thought singing was a "God-given gift". You either had "it" or you didn't. I knew my Dad could sing, but my mom was a terrified singer and somewhat terrifying to hear. I thought I was somewhere in between, like my eyes, half blue, like Mom, half hazel, like Dad. And nothing I could do about it. Until I met Stephen...
About Stephen: Working with Stephen regularly has changed all of this. Stephen doesn't just magically "get you to sing". HE TEACHES YOU HOW YOUR VOICE WORKS. He helps you to develop what he calls "an intimate relationship with YOUR voice". This knowledge literally takes away the mystery and "magic" of singing. He systematically guides you through a very CLEAR PROCESS that unlocks YOUR voice. And he empowers you to become YOUR OWN TEACHER. Stephen has taught me that MY VOICE IS A MUSCLE, JUST LIKE ANY MUSCLE IN MY BODY. That it can be trained, refined and conditioned, just like any muscle in my body. He got me to believe this through my OWN EXPERIENCE that when I put the work in I WILL GET RESULTS. Just like when I work on my physical coordination and strengthening in Ballet class, my jumps and turns improve; getting higher, more precise, faster, lighter, whatever the case may be, when I work with Stephen on my voice, my range grows, the quality of my vocal timbre gets richer and fuller, there's more ring and resonance; EVERYTHING IMPROVES. Stephen's clear technique has given me great confidence in my ability to sing and to continue to improve as a singer. I highly recommend him to anyone, from absolute beginner to pro. I am truly positive you will be happy with the results. And enjoy the process.
About Stephen's Character: Stephen is a consummate professional. Extremely reliable, respectful and kind. If I had children of my own, I would feel 100% comfortable sending them to him. I have recommended Stephen to several of my own acting students, as well as fellow dancers and strangers on the occasion that the topic arises. Because I believe in his method and I respect and appreciate the way in which he offers his knowledge and embodies his words.
Stephen is Passionate, Inspired and Inspiring when he's sharing his work with his students.You can tell from his conviction, brilliant insights and compassion that he created his method from his own triumphs and failures, breakthroughs and frustrations as a singer and singing student. It seems he's spent his whole life learning what he's now refined into a very clear method that he can impart to ANY eager student in a very short amount of time. I feel very fortunate and thankful to have found such a gifted teacher."
New York, NY teacher:
Review by Nancee
"Excellent instructor for beginners
Our daughter is taking lessons from John. He is an excellent instructor. He is very knowledgeable, professional and is
able to relate to our daughter in a way that keeps her engaged and excited. He is extremely flexible and is accomodating to our busy schedule. We are very pleased with John and I would recommend him as an instuctor."
Columbus, OH teacher:
Review by chris
My son received excellent instruction from Phil. From snare drum to drum set. My son received several awards for his snare drum abi
lities. Thanks alot to Phil."
Seattle, WA teacher:
Review by Anita
"Excellent Piano Teacher
We have been taking piano lessons with Ginger for just over a year. My daughter was an older beginner and Ginger was quick to cho
ose books and lessons appropriate for her. They were beginner books, but designed for older beginners so they were not too babyish. She hosts a lovely recital at the end of the year and it was obvious that she was able to serve a wide variety of musicians from beginners to more advanced students. We are thrilled with how quickly our daughter has learned to play and highly recommend Ginger to anyone looking for a piano teacher!"
Atlanta, GA teacher:
Review by DEANDRE
"I wont bore you with a long review... but Ryan is the best bang for the buck on all of TakeLessons. He makes the lessons fun... not only do you learn abou
t singing, you will learn about yourself. There is not a doubt that we will have a long working relationship.
I wish there were more than 5 stars to give him! Thanks Ryan!"
Saint Louis, MO teacher:
Review by Kathleen
"Emily was my voice student from her high school years through college (Plymouth State University). I am able to attest to her undergraduate training in c
lassical voice and to her dedication to the art of singing. Her undergraduate course work included Voice Pedagogy (the art & science of teaching singing), Lyric Diction (Italian, French, German, English), and Voice Repertory. She performed in musicals and operetta at the undergraduate level, and then went on to graduate voice work at Florida State University, from which she earned a Master of Music degree in Voice Performance. Her experiences there included main-stage operas and opera outreach. Emily began teaching, because she loved to help other singers, when she was still in high school. She continued teaching while an undergraduate and also while at Florida State. She is highly qualified and has much to share with her students that will help them to grow as singers and also keep their voices healthy.."
Boston, MA teacher:
Review by Jason
"Mr. Jue is an amazing pianist, and teacher. He is very kind and makes the most difficult challenges of the piano seem very simple. He has the perfect c
ombination of an artist who has kindness and modesty with a highly artistic and professional demand. Simply put, Mr. Jue is awesome!!!"
New York, NY teacher:
Review by Rachael
"Kevin is an incredible instructor. He has years of experience and training in vocal pedagogy. His teaching is pedagogically accurate and physically sound.
Anyone looking to take great voice lessons in Broadway, Opera or Classical voice should definitely look no further!!! He knows how to warm up a singer and pick great repertoire that helps make singers better. I would recommend him to anyone-any age. Thank you, Kevin!!"
New York, NY teacher:
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