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Karney S.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Associates of General Studies from Front Range Community College
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Karney S.

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Bass is really the energy of the band. I have played both upright and bass guitar in orchestras and in bands. It is a very easy instrument to learn and can give you the opportunity to pick your band in so many cases. Some of my guitar students added bass to their repertoire and within weeks have auditioned for and now play in their junior high and high school jazz bands.

About Karney

After playing in bands for the last 23 years, I have decided to focus exclusively on my passion for teaching. It has been a lot of fun continuing to build a comprehensive music program, which now includes an online platform. Currently, I have over 20 years of music teaching experience and a bac

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Kennda V.
It was great! I had fun! Can't wait for the next lesson! Karney was so professional and understood my musical goals!
Randy
Very accommodating; friendly and knowledgeable. This will be a life-long friendship!
Connor B.
Very patient and thorough with My son he really enjoyed it!!!
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Licity C.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Bachelors of Art in American Civilization (History and Literature) from Brown University
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Licity C.

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Tell your story. Discover your voice.
Songwriting • Creative Writing • Public Speaking

NPR's Here & Now described me as "Writing and singing full-frontal." I am a singer-songwriter. I layer folk with classic rock for my signature sound. I am known for intimate lyrics and a raw, fearless openness. I am also a spoken word artist and public speaker. It is said that I captivate my audiences with my ability to tell a vivid, memorable and meaningful story in my songs.

Our Songwriting Lessons will be as unique as you—and the songs that choose you to bring them into the world. A song is a living creature. It has something it wants to say. Our job is to listen to it. It might come to you in words, in notes, or as an image in your head. The combination of this and of your own unique life substance makes a song come to life. That song chose you for a reason. Isn’t that so exciting?

I will show you how to work with a song. You’ll discover how listen to the song and to allow it to tell ...

About Licity

I love relating to all kinds of people. People love to tell me their stories and I love to hear them. I help you hear your story and then tell your own stories through song, writing, and speaking. I believe that creativity is a path to healing and must involve a deep connection to our emotions.

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Do you want to learn how to put your feelings into words and sounds? To stand before an audience, undaunted, and share them with the world, warts and all? I know of no one who can show you the way better than Licity. And moreover, she will give you honest, helpful, heartfelt feedback that will most certainly guide you in the direction you were already headed, even if you didn't recognize it yourself. She is a wise and crafty wordsmith, with an amazing depth of feeling. Your time spent learning from her will push your creativity to a new level. I know this firsthand. 5 stars!
Jeff
Licity is a fantastic teacher. She knows her stuff, and she knows how to communicate and get the best out of her students. She's patient and flexible and very encouraging. I highly recommend her!
Annin
Licity is an amazing teacher and mentor as well as being a nationally-acclaimed writer, speaker and musician. I've learned so much from her!

Eric H.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Eric H.

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Lessons will be catered to each student's individual needs. Whether you are just looking to have fun or are looking for more serious study, I will give you just what you need to achieve your goals.

About Eric

I am an inspired and hard-working instructor that strives to give his students the best education possible. I graduated from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music in Fall 2013 where I was a member of the top performing groups such as the Concert Jazz Orchestra and Pacific Standard Time. In my studie

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Gail
Our son Nick has really enjoyed working with Eric, since he started taking drum and bell kit lessons, since last December 2014. Eric is professional, patient, easy for our son to learn from, approachable, encouraging, gives compliments and helps build confidence. Eric also assists with Nick's music performances and preparation for music tests, and always is dependable. Eric was able to teach our son music notes easily, after taking lessons from a popular music school that did not do justice. We are very impressed by Eric and we as a family would recommend him highly to any student learning percussion.

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Serg C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2000
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Serg C.

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I love teaching people how to play songs they enjoy! I'm not too focused on music theory, but am more interested on giving you the tools to play your favorite songs! Playing guitar doesn't have to be difficult or boring. Whether you want to play the Beatles on an acoustic guitar, learn your favorite Metallica riffs or even learn the basics to play at church...I'm your teacher!

About Serg

Hi! Music is my passion and, apart from my family, is my world! I play guitar, bass and sing. I have been playing since I was 12 years old and been teaching others since I was 15. I have recorded five albums with bands of my own and several albums as a studio musician. I have also played in most of

Alexander K.

1 Review
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded National Merit Scholar from La Sierra University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alexander K.

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Recently graduated from Juilliard, I've been teaching violin and viola for five years, and welcome students of all levels and ages. My background is firmly classical, but additionally I also love fiddle music and give students songs from many genres to learn, arranging upon request. I'm currently a doctoral student at USC, and I work part-time locally as a violinist in the YMF Debut Orchestra. I am also glad to help students with recording, video editing and social media.

About Alexander

As a violin teacher, I always aim to set goals for students, to guide students towards them, and to be direct as possible so far as is appropriate. I also try to stay results-oriented throughout the process. Even if not all of a student’s progress is directly attributable to me, the most important

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Julie
I really appreciated Alexander teaching me violin. He was basically my first instructor and he was always patient and motivating. He accommodated my unique needs as an adult beginner and brought me far in a short time. He was a little challenged to balance teaching with his heavy school load, but I appreciated his willingness to take the time to teach and help others.

Danielle L.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music Business and Vocal Performance from Five Towns College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Danielle L.

32 Reviews
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I studied music recording for many years and have developed a solid technique that I train all my students in. My husband is a producer and has shown me many tricks of the trade. Let me train you!

About Danielle

I have been taking the world by surprise since the age of 4. I began studying at Queens College at 6 years old and was a recital pianist by the age of 12. I was a consumer of music, from the Music Theory lessons on Saturdays, piano lessons on Thursdays and voice lessons on Saturday afternoons, my l

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Maya Y.
Danielle was encouraging and warm as an instructor for my nine year old daughter;immediately made her feel at ease. Danielle’s also very knowledgeable and experienced in her piano expertise .
Marilyn D.
Excellent teaching.
Benjamín
Great experience, my son love her...

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Took Guitar lessons from John S.
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"Laura, is amazing! I am over the moon pleased. She is professional, knowledgeable, & pleasure to work with. I am a mature student with no music background. And looking forward to my next lesson with Laura S.
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Took Fiddle lessons from Laura S.
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"We were new to the whole online, private lesson world and only tried as a test for our 10 yr-old son. He has now been working with Jason for several months now and shows no signs of stopping. Our son is progressing, has gained confidence and still seems to have fun. Jason is on time and if you cannot make a lesson he is flexible in rescheduling if given some notice. Finally, I would be remiss if I didn't mention how much Jason packs into his lessons without overwhelming the student. We highly recommend him!"
Rosa
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"Being the first lesson and these lessons are for our 11 years old son.....first impression started really good!....we have big expectations from Zack! :)
He seems like a great guy and he know what the progress should be for the lessons..... we're glad we hired him :)"
Mauricio
Took Guitar lessons from Zachary A.
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"Stephanie has been a great influence in my daughter's lives, she shares her musical passion thru lessons and makes it a fun and happy experience!"
Jeanette
Took Piano lessons from Stephanie H.
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"Stephen was : patient, understanding and very composed as a teacher."
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Took Opera Voice lessons from Stephen S.
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"I'm trying to get into producing and wanted to learn some more about keyboard and how to us it within my beats. He really helped me understand certain aspects of the keyboard and its function in my songs. Will definitely come back! Great instructor"
Lorenzo
Took Piano lessons from Lorenzo E.
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"I took lessons for beginning guitar with Victor. Victor is a great teacher! He is clearly very competent, with a relaxed vibe. He was happy to create personalized guitar tab for me, and was very patient, even though I was a first time guitarist."
Jenny
Took Guitar lessons from Victor S.
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"Fantastic piano teacher for kids! Jennifer is patient, kind and energetic. She was prepared for us to arrive and worked very well with both of my children. We are so excited!"
Wyatt
Took Piano lessons from Jennifer G.
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"It has been an honor to have studied under Brian for several years now. There isn't much else I need to say, as my peers adjacent of me can better explain why Brian is the best instructor for the beginner and expert alike."
Darin
Took Piano lessons from Brian L.
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