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Lars R.

11 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $24
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Teaching since 2003
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Lars R.

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Robert Johnson, Jimi Hendrix, how the blues may be played in a jazz context and in different modes (dominant vs. minor). 12-, 16-, 8-, and 10-bar forms will be covered.

About Lars

I began to teach guitar at 16 years of age. I have taught seven- to 60-year-old students in a wide variety of styles. I studied jazz guitar primarily with Randy Vincent, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's greatest guitar players, and continue to broaden my horizons under the guidance of Matthew Gra

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Abhi D.
Lars is an awesome instructor. Very knowledgeable and also very articulate with his instructions. I highly recommend him. I am an absolute beginner and yet he was able to share so much in the very first lesson itself! He also makes learning fun.
Subhabrata D.
very good!
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Very focused lesson
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Marc D.

9 Reviews
Petaluma, CA
Starting at $39
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marc D.

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Scales, technique, tunes, improvisation techniques,finger picking,flat picking

About Marc

I've been playing music since I was 14 years old. I studied classical guitar at State University in Buffalo, NY. and also studied guitar at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. I love just about every style of music. I mostly play Celtic, Bluegrass, American traditional, jazz, and classical. I al

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Jana Harrington
I appreciate Marc’s knowledge, professionalism, and teaching methods. I also appreciate his practice of social distancing and mask wearing. He was thorough, good-humored, and patient during my lesson.
Roger H.
He is very good with me. I'm not a very good student. I have bad habits and I'm overly sensitive to criticism, yet he has not made me feel bad at all about my playing if you want to call it that. I also have a short attention span and can't read music fluently. But his patience is much appreciated, and each week get a little better at it all. I recommend him to those trying their best to sound a little better.
Avery B.
It was really good information and I had a lot of fun.
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Christopher G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelors Degree in Music education from Crane School of Music (SUNY Potsdam)
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Christopher G.

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I am a New York State Certified Public School Music Teacher and I have taught hundreds of children how to play the Saxophone. Saxophone can be a highly rewarding and VERY fun instrument. You quickly get the melody parts in Band and many Solos are available. I have 21 years of experience tips and tricks to help you become successful!

About Christopher

I am a New York State Certified Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience. I pride myself on teaching with compassion, humor and making learning fun. My students become part of my family. I also know how to prepare you for any musical adventure you want. You want to prepare for a

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Valerie
Mr. Greer did a fantastic job teaching my daughter Clarinet. He is very professional and she got a perfect score on all of her NYSSMA solos that she worked on with him. I highly recommend Mr. Greer for private lessons.
Stu
Worked with my daughter and she really enjoyed the lesson. She asked me if she could continue to take lessons with Christopher. He seemed to be able to easily have her gain confidence.
Jim
He is an amazing teacher. He helped me tremendously with my embouchure issues and my sound. His friendly style and energy really motivated me to practice more. Can't wait to get back to school and audition for first chair in band.
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Michael H.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Jazz Studies and Music Education from Western Michigan University
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Michael H.

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I have had many successful students in my nearly 10 years teaching saxophone! I always gear lessons toward the individual student's musical goals and interests and I am constantly reinforcing good technique and practice habits. My favorite genre to teach is jazz, but I can help you with classical and pop music, too!

About Michael

I received my bachelors degree in music education and jazz studies from Western Michigan University, and my master's in jazz studies from Temple University in Philadelphia. I have played saxophone, flute and clarinet professionally in many different settings. My favorite genre to play and teach

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Hugh
Michael introduced my 10 year old kid to saxophone. Lessons were in person and online. My daughter enjoyed them greatly and progressed well, learning to read music and play by ear. He was creative, nurturing and supportive to a new learner. He left quite a lasting impression. We were sad to see him leave the area.
Bobby
I've been with Micheal for over two years now and he has helped me a ton. He's helped my technique, understanding of theory and the music I'm playing. I have recently started flute and he has given me great guidance on how I can improve and it has help tremendously.
Out of all the private lesson teachers I've had, Micheal is by far the best. I highly recommend him.
Adina
Michael is a fantastic teacher. He is very knowledgeable, and is great at explaining techniques in ways that are easy to understand. I notice immediate improvements upon beginning to implement his suggestions, which is exciting and motivating. He is patient and fun to work with. I highly recommend lessons with Michael!
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Tawanna S.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tawanna S.

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I can teach you all you need to know and have you creating documents in no time. I build a personalized lesson plan for each student, with goals and level of expertise in mind. An assessment is done at the beginning of each lesson to verify previous lesson is retained. You prove your knowledge with small projects that are constantly used in the workplace. Let me help you reach your goals and have fun doing it.

About Tawanna

* Student Favorite Badge * Check my reviews to see why. Microsoft Office Specialist - Located in New York. I teach in person and online. Individual or group lessons. I know computers seem scary. I can make them seem like a breeze! I have worked in the technology industry for over 25 years.

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Avril
Tawanna is an awesome instructor. Very happy with my first session and look forward to working with her.
Corey
Tawanna is an exceptional instructor! Incredibly patient with her students, detail oriented, & a subject matter expert! I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for the perfect teacher to help become more proficient with excel, PowerPoint, etc… Tawanna is AWESOME!!!
Elizabeth C.
My first lesson w Tawanna was wonderful. She helped me with a critical, time sensitive issue. She is knowledgeable and patient. Looking forward to my next lessons.
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Liliana H.

Teaches Online
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 9 to 65
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Liliana H.

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I have a Master in Fine Arts and, I encourage students to learn the Spanish Language through art culture traditions. In addition, to being a Spanish instructor, I work as an art curator, gallerist, and art educator. I incorporate art and music into my classes as a way to give a well-rounded introduction into Spanish, not only in a linguistic but also in a cultural sense. I use a communicative methodology, which emphasizes interaction, so you will learn in context (asking for coffee, or talking about your family), and a student-centered approach, which is based on your personal goals.

My class includes an e-textbook (open source) and all practice material. Most of all, I hope to get to know my students and have fun in the process of teaching and learning. And yes! any question is a good question, feel free to contact me. Click the icon above under " Ask Liliana a question."

About Liliana

My class includes an e-textbook (open source) and all practice material. Most of all, I hope to get to know my students and have fun in the process of teaching and learning. And yes! any question is a good question, feel free to contact me. Click the icon above under " Ask Liliana a question."

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"I have taken several classes from Dan- at his home and Western Colorado Center for the Arts. Dan has a mellow ,soothing approach to teaching. He often let's the student take control, only to intercede when needed. Dan has a good use of color and could depict wonderful wildlife scenes-wildlife is his forte"
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"I thoroughly enjoyed my lessons with Jacob. My husband gave them to me as a birthday present and it was tons of fun. Jacob was able to answer all of my nitty gritty questions, as well as general tips on improving my skills. The lessons were enjoyable and I learned tons. I've gone from shooting in complete auto mode, because I didn't know how to do anything different, to shooting in aperture priority mode with much better results. My Christmas portrait of my kids will be much better this year thanks to these lessons. If you're looking for an affordable way to improve this is a great option because you'll learn a lot in just a few one-on-one sessions. Jacob was also very flexible in working with me on the schedule for the lessons. Thanks Jacob!"
Jenn
Took Photography lessons from Jacob F.
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"Loren is fun and provide good and easy to follow tips to better my skills."
Corrie
Took Watercolor Painting lessons from Loren P.
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