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Andrew G.

Dunedin, FL

From basic staff and note identification and rhythmic values to complex analysis of chords and progressions.

About Andrew

I have been teaching students of all ages for 17 years. My principle instrument is Trumpet, but I teach multiple instruments. I received my BS in music from Radford University in 2000. I moved to Miami in 2001 to attend school and perform with artists such as Arturo Sandoval, Micheal Brecker, David Sandborn, Diana Krall, as well as numerous corporate bands in the Miami area playing for such people as Donald Trump and opening up for Lionel Richie and Elton John. Through out my entire educational and professional career I have helped many students reach their personal and professional goals.
As a teacher I understand the importance of patience and persistence, I utilize positive reinforcement and encouragement. Music is meant to be fun so therefore I make the lesson FUN! My teaching method is different for every student because every student is different and we all learn things in a different way. So as a teacher I adapt to you and what works for you.
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Bonnie G. February 8, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
He was wonderful with my three year old!
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Danielle B. October 12, 2015
Trumpet · In studio
Verified Student
Very good first lesson!
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Daniel S. May 22, 2015
Trumpet · Online
Verified Student
Andrew is an excellent Trumpet instructor. The online FaceTime instruction went very well. I am a beginning trumpet student and I believe my time spent online with Andrew was money well spent.
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Andrew G.

Dunedin, FL 34698
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starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Randall K.

Clearwater, FL

I've been teaching theory for over 20 years and have helped my students get better grades in school, get into college and to develop a deeper understanding of music and how it works.

About Randall

I have been teaching music for over 20 years and playing as a professional musician for even longer. I know how to get the best out of my students and have fun doing it. I'm a University of South Florida grad and I have worked and studies in Las Vegas and at the Berklee school of music. My students constantly win superiors at contest and sit in the upper chairs in band and orchestra. Lets have some fun and make some music.

*** Lesson Details ***
In a laid back fun way we will learn the fundamentals of our instrument. I start out with the All For Strings series of books and add the Su
zuki method books for some tunes. In 3 to 6 months you will be playing the music you like and having fun and learning new things while you do.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Lessons in the living room or den

*** Specialties ***
Both classical and Jazz.
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Sonia D. February 8, 2016
Cello · In studio
Verified Student
Randall pushes the best out of you. He sees potential in you when, at times, you don't see it. You will progress quickly.
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Alexander C. January 19, 2016
Flute · In studio
Verified Student
Randall is patient, knowledgeable, and has a sense of humor. He corrects my son's mistakes without making him feel bad. We are very glad to be taking lessons with him.
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Mandy S. January 15, 2016
Bassoon · In studio
Verified Student
It's the most work I've ever gotten done in a lesson!
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Randall K.

Clearwater, FL 33764
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$15 / 30-min
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Pasquale G.

Clearwater, FL

About Pasquale

Teaching is a passion all my students love what they learn. And there progress is my number one concern. I have been teaching since the age of 17 and all are welcome to learn the joys of Brass instruments 450 students on a private level since I began teaching.
I began studying at the age of 9 with a top trumpet professional David Frick man what an experience, If you want to make excelllent progress look no further.
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Konis Family October 13, 2015
Trumpet
I can't express enough in words how wonderful Mr. Gallo is as a music instructor. He has been teaching both my boys trumpet for ten years now. My older son has achieved Superior Ratings in Solo and Ensemble for 6 years straight, was selected to perform with the All County Jazz Band for 3 years and contributed to MSD High School winning numerous awards in Jazz, Concert, Symphonic and Marching Band. My younger son started his first lessons last year (6th Grade) and achieved Superior Ratings on his first Solo and Ensemble. All of these accomplishments are due to Mr. Gallo's excellent teaching skills and the knowledge of how to get you or your child to reach their full potential. I strongly recommend Mr. Gallo to any parent or student who wants to learn from one of the best.
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Steve September 19, 2015
Trumpet · In home
Pasquale is a passionate trumpet player, and is an equally passionate teacher. He thrives on the success of his students. Throwing aside a cookie cutter approach, Pasquale tailors his lessons to the individual needs of the student. He challenges you to exceed your comfort level. By far superior to the rest !
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Coral September 14, 2015
Trumpet · Online
Mr. Gallo has taught me musically for almost 7 years and I have been taking lessons with him now for almost 6. In my opinion, he is one of the best music instructors I have ever worked with. He is wise, informative, understanding, and flexible with scheduling lessons. He makes sure to do what is best for his students. Without him, I wouldn't be the musician I am today. From having to deal with the physical problems and even improving my musicianship, Mr. Gallo has been able to steer me in the right direction with advice from his past years of teaching and playing. Even after marching in the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps for the past two summers, I have always resorted back to taking lessons with Mr. Gallo. With his help, I have been able to play the highest ranked solos and earned the highest evaluation in my state's Solo and Ensemble events. Now, I am a senior in high school and I feel very confident with my decisions of pursuing music in the future. I highly recommend Mr. Gallo as a trumpet, brass, and even music teacher.
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Pasquale G.

Clearwater, FL 33756
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$20 / 30-min
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Cheryl B.

Seminole, FL

This is a definite area that I can earily SIMPLIFY for you...theory
doesn't have to be time-consuming and dull...the music teachers
of decades ago just didn't have (or were taught) the skills to make
it enjoyable and a bit humorous!

I have also copywritten activities to make it fun!

About Cheryl

30 yrs as prof jazz/popular-style pianist in Chicago's country-clubs
and luxury hotels. 24 yrs as public-school elementary musicteacher
(MA in Music Ed degree).

35 yrs experience teaching all ages: from age 6 to 65.You choose want you want to learn! I make the theory easy to understand. Learning an instrument is fun and should be taught by people who love to teach and see progress.
I also write & publish my music books, General Music Curriculum.

LESSONS in my home or yours

*** Specialties ***
degree in Flute Performance also (BA degree)
SPECIAL NEEDS (exper as pub school mus
ic teacher)
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Maureen S. February 8, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Very patient and thorough.
Has extensive background in classical and popular music.
Helped me to expand my range of music interest.
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Leo P. January 18, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
WE ARE VERY IMPRESSED WITH CHERYL AND LOOK FORWARD TO A LASTING RELATIONSHIP FOR THE PIANO LESSONS
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Vlada B. March 14, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
She is an awesome piano teacher! She teaches very well. S
he is really nice and fun!
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Cheryl B.

Seminole, FL 33772
(4)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Christina C.

Palm Harbor, FL

Ever wanted to learn more about how to write music? This is your opportunity to learn all the methods and techniques composers have used throughout history.

About Christina

I teach music lessons to both kids and adults of all playing levels and all styles including Classical and Jazz.
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Jim D. February 4, 2016
Piano · In home
Christina is pleasant, very knowledgeable, and knows how to teach! (My four stars in the other review was preliminary after only a lesson or two.)
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Debra Bowen December 7, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Christina is so very patient! She is helping me very much!
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Jim D. November 20, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Christina obviously knows her stuff and how to communicate. I look forward to future lessons.
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Christina C.

Christina C.

Palm Harbor, FL 34683
(7)
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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