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About Kevin F.

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Memphis, TN

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I have had a fairly diverse musical background, including playing with bands and orchestras, as well as participating in choral groups and opera. I have a master's degree in music performance for wind
conducting, and a bachelor's degree in music with an emphasis on piano performance.

I have taught private lessons for several years now and I love every moment with my students! I have a real passion for sharing my knowledge and experience with others, both failures and successes. I believe everyone has creative potential, and I believe music is a real universal art form that anyone can tap into if they want. Above all, making and creating music should also be fun!

*** Lesson Details ***
I try to keep my lessons professional but comfortable too. I don't yell at students for messing up or anything like that. I usually have an agenda but am willing to adjust and compromise if the situation dictates. If you don't have a curriculum in mind, I like Alfred's piano courses, but will do my best to find one that fits you as a student best. My initial goals are to make sure the basics of reading music and performing are set so that no matter what musical avenue you want to pursue, you will be successful. I do specialize in classical music but enjoy creating and playing in other genres as well.

I now also offer lessons online, as well as tutoring in most math areas!

***CANCELLATION POLICY***
I kindly ask for 24 hour notice whenever possible if a lesson is going to be missed. Generally speaking, if I don't hear from a student and their lesson time passes I will mark the lesson as missed, but I am also usually more than willing to make up the lesson at a later time.

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have a piano keyboard at my home.

*** Travel Equipment ***
I would expect students to have their own instruments as needed, as well as music paper, pencils, etc. I may be able to provide some of those materials on occasion as well as some books/recordings, but will by and large expect students to purchase those for themselves.

*** Specialties ***
I am much more familiar with classical styles and Broadway. My music writing style tends to be somewhere between neo-classical and avant-garde.

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Rhiannon L. January 10, 2017
Verified Student · Piano · In home
Kevin is great. No problems at all. He comes to the house, and he is always on time.
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Uma V. October 25, 2016
Verified Student · Piano · Online
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Beth D. August 7, 2016
Verified Student · Pre Algebra · Online
I was very pleased with Kevin! He was very easy to work with regarding scheduling, communication, and teaching my son pre-algebra. My son graduated with a B average. I was very pleased with this result due to my son didn't spend an extra time learning due to his schedule.
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Kevin F.

Kevin F.

Memphis, TN 38133
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About Jason O.

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Memphis, TN

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I graduated with a Master's Degree in Music Performance from Florida State University. My primary instrument is Saxophone, but I also teach Clarinet. I studied for one college semester at the presit
gious Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, England. During undergrad at Samford University in Birmingham, AL, Jason was a two time winner of the Concerto-Aria Competition. I have played Saxophone for 30 years, and I have years of experience teaching beginner level to degree-seeking students.
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Leah December 14, 2015
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Jason was able to to teach my daughter and improve her playing in a short amount of time. Would recommend to anyone!!!!
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Floud December 4, 2015
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I had the pleasure of seeing and hearing Jason's exquisite talent with the saxophone recently in a private concert. I was extremely impressed with his talent and I think anyone wishing to learn to play the sax or just improve your own talents would benefit from Jason's dedication and expertise.
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Memphis, TN 38104
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About Elaine L.

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Memphis, TN
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Hi, I am Elaine Lim. I have a Bachelor and a Masters degree in piano performance, at University of Santo Tomas and University of Memphis, respectively. Recently I just graduated with a Performance Dip
loma in Piano at University of Denver. I teach piano of all levels, from the basic note-reading to competition preparation. I have more than 10 years of teaching experience. If you want to see my performances, go to elainesaralim.com and click on the "video" link. Thank you very much.
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Elaine L.

Elaine L.

Memphis, TN 38120
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About Timo A.

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My experience as a guitarist spans over thirty years. In that time, I have traveled the world working as a professional musician. Though I am admittedly new to teaching, I have a patient, friendly, po
sitive, honest, and encouraging attitude. I can teach guitar from beginner to advanced skill levels, from ages 8 on up. I am willing to come to you or you can come to me. You may visit my website at http://www.timoarthur.net to find out more about me and my musical experience. Please don't hesitate to inquire about lessons. Thank you for your time and consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you. God bless.
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Timo A.

Timo A.

Memphis, TN 38135
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$25 / 30-min

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