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Richard C.

93 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree from University of Maryland and Berklee College of Music Boston
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Richard C.

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Learn drum technique for all styles. Rock beats and fills, Jazz drumming and more.

About Richard

I have studied, performed and taught music for over 30 years. Accordion was my first instrument at age 7 which was a great introduction to the keyboard, melody and harmony. That was followed by guitar and other stringed instruments (Banjo, Ukulele) as well as drums. I studied with great teachers

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Paula
today we practiced some more songs and he was really funny
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Paula
I love that we start with a warm up because that really helps me also today we did a new warm up which was really fun!!!!
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Mark L.

79 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks I only speak English. My Spanish is very limited.
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Who's Who in American Teachers, Jazz Festival Award from National Academic Affairs, CCC
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Mark L.

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You will learn the building blocks of music including notation, keys, meter, rhythm, dynamics, and harmony. You will use elements of music to work with various styles of music based on their own characteristics.

About Mark

AS OF May 21, 2021 I AM ONLY TEACHING ONLINE. I DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE STUDENTS VISITING MY STUDIO BECAUSE OF THE CORONA OUTBREAK. I have proven note reading methods for piano, violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, and bass guitar. You will become literate on your instrument within 2-4 months with my r

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Torrey L.
Mark is a fantastic piano teacher! He is patient and caring. He also has a unique way to help children remember important foundational elements of piano playing. I highly recommend!
Tanya E.
Wonderful instructor; I am a beginner at piano and was surprised how quickly I began to learn! Mark is patient, encouraging and informative. Highly recommend!!
Yun L.
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Tim K.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • Drama, Music from Trinity University
  • Awarded Gold/Silver Medals from Texas Association of PrivatenSchools
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Tim K.

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I studied classical guitar at Trinity University under David Underwood. I taught classical guitar at Southside High School. I have had students score high rankings in UIL competitions.

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My name is Tim and I live in Schertz, Texas. I hold a BM and a BME from UTSA and an MM from Texas State. I also studied drama for 3 years at Trinity University. I have been a music teacher for 32 years. I have taught elementary music, secondary choir and college level music courses. I have performe

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Dave
Just finished my third lesson. Tim’s doing a great job working with me and providing great lessons.
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Matt O.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Music from Roosevelt University
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Matt O.

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My country guitar teaching style consists of a fun, relaxed, and engaging student paced learning environment.
My instruction is always tailored to my student's short term, and long term goals.
My promise to you as my student is that together we will discover what it takes for you to become a proficient musician with the ability to perform in front of any audience.
My classes with you will include the following content:
• Warm up exercises
• Fundamentals
• Mindfulness techniques
• Note reading
• Tab reading
• Sight reading
• Left hand/ right hand techniques
• Burst practicing (burnout prevention)
• Micro movements/economy of motion
• Proper posture both sitting and standing
• Stage performance techniques
• Embellishments
• Improvisation
• Unorthodox techniques
• Scales and Keys
• Theory
• Fretboard mastery
• Chords (all types)
• Songwriting
• Transcription
• Memorization
• Self sufficiency

About Matt

***ALL OF MY LESSONS ARE CURRENTLY TAUGHT ONLINE USING SKYPE OR ZOOM*** Whether you are starting from square one, or you've reached a point where you can't go further on your own, or you would like to sharpen skills you already possess and want to take them to a higher level, I'm your guy. I'

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Evan
I have been learning tenor banjo (Irish tuning) from Matt. Although I'm a complete beginner, Matt has been a very patient teacher. He balances lessons between learning songs and music theory. His wit and humor make every lesson enjoyable.
Sydney
I've been taking lessons from Matt for more than 8 years now since I was young and he's super friendly and encouraging! Highly recommend as he has experience with many different areas of guitar and that offers freedom to learn whatever you want.
Luke Lehman
Matt is able to spot small things that make a big difference in a musician's journey no matter how far along they are. His demeanor puts his students at ease, and always encourages and builds up. I'd recommend Matt to anyone, at any level, wanting to grow as a musician!!
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Akib A.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Hindi, Bangla
  • Awarded Best Employer from NYIT Learning Center
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from New Your Institute of Technology
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Akib A.

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Experienced teacher of ACT Science available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of skills. I typically use books, and also have the tools available to use during lessons.

About Akib

.I am an experienced Scientist & Mathematics teacher looking forward to help you excel in your academic skills. With the academic and leadership qualities that you are looking for, I believe I would be able to contribute to the objectives. I have completed my bachelors in New York Institute of Tec

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Sagufta
His lessons were very helpful.
Fardeen
Helped me a lot with algebra basics in a short period of time. Mr. Akib has helped me a lot which made me do extremely well in my term finals. Thankful to Mr. Akib
Saarar Bhai
Amazing teacher. A bargain for the money 100% recommended for online classes
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Brianna N.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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Brianna N.

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Brianna holds a Master's degree in French horn performance from Florida State University and is a doctoral candidate at FSU. Brianna is passionate about ensuring that lessons with her are fun and educational. She strives to tailor each lesson to the interests and needs of her students. She uses an innovative curriculum that focuses on learning proper technique, sound production, and music theory all while learning music that is interesting and exciting to her students! Brianna has over ten years of experience teaching students from beginning to advanced levels on the French horn and trumpet. You can hear Brianna perform in the orchestra with Disney legend, Lea Salonga, on The Story of My Life: Lea Salonga Live from Manila.

About Brianna

Brianna recently received her Master’s of Music in horn performance at FSU. She is delighted to continue her studies with Professor Michelle Stebleton as a doctoral candidate. She has presented at regional horn conferences and has been invited to present at the International Horn Society workshop

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"I haven't picked up art supplies since high school and Eileen was such a delight and was so supportive of my pitifully lapsed skills. Her studio is everything you imagine a Brooklyn artists studio would be. Would like a little Eileen sitting on my shoulder guiding me through life, like she did through my painting lesson. 10/10 will take lessons again."
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Took Painting lessons from Eileen M.
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"I was very lucky to take private lessons with Danil - after only a few of them I had a clear systematic approach to my drawing process. I very much appreciate analytical way of work in art, and that’s what Danil was doing greatly : he sharpens the tools while keeping your individuality. Highly recommended!"
Ira Polubesova
Took Drawing lessons from Danil G.
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"Megan is kind and patient, enthusiastic and well spoken. I’m looking forward to our next lesson!"
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"My work schedule has interrupted my lessons for a while now, but Kelvin is a kind hearted instructor who truly believes in developing his students.

I will continue lessons with him as soon as I can."
William
Took Drawing lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Mark is a thoroughly knowledgeable, patient and encouraging instructor. I just completed a series of lessons with him to learn the basic elements of my new camera and settings so that I can go beyond the auto settings before embarking on a trip to Peru. I couldn't be happier with what Mark taught me. In addition to the basics of aperture, shutter and program auto modes, he provided very practical information on things like tripods, storage, programs and apps. I can't wait to take more lessons from Mark when I return from Peru!"
Kim
Took Photography lessons from Mark Y.
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"Megan was both professional and kind - clearly knows the subject well. I thought the approach to discuss the pillars of the content was a great idea and I am looking forward to the next lesson."
Biju
Took Drawing lessons from Megan R.
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"My soon be 10 year old daughter absolutely loved the energy and teaching style of Ashley. As a parent it's great to see my daughter glow from what she learned in the one hour first class. Excited to see what she learns on the future!"
Lily
Took Drawing lessons from Ashley Kaye S.
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"We used Erin extensively over several years for providing art lessons and art based therapy for our two elementary school aged kids. She did a really great job with them, including dealing with our autistic child. She adapted to their interests and found ways to focus them to bring out the artist inside and achieve really positive results. Would highly recommend."
Andrew Douglas
Took Abstract Painting lessons from Erin S.
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