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Rufus S.

16 Reviews
Brandon, FL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 to 70
  • BA, Associate degree from Florida A&M University, Tampa Tech
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Rufus S.

16 Reviews
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I have taught students from beginner to intermediate with progress in 3 months when practicing & following instructions.

About Rufus

My name is Rufus and I am eager to share my 50 + years of drum experience to help you reach your desired playing goals, you will learn the basics and begin to find your own rhythm as a drummer...let me show you how you can be the best drummer possible!

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Josiah P.
Rufus is a dedicated drum instructor who is keenly interested in seeing his students improve. We have seen our son rapidly progress with the drums over a short period of time and look forward to seeing Rufus develop his skills further.
Cindy
Rufus is an amazing instructor! He connects and encourages, with high expectations and great results. Our daughter has shown significant progress and now has the confidence to join her high school band.
Frankie
Enjoyed my first lesson with Rufus. Very easy going and down to earth guy. He is very knowledgeable and a great player as well. Thank you for everything
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Yongmao S.

1 Review
Tampa, FL
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Chinese, English
  • Ph. D. Organic Chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis
  • Awarded Graduate Teaching Fellowship from Washington University in St. Louis
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Yongmao S.

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I'm a Ph. D chemist trained in a prestigious US university and extensive experience in teaching and tutoring in high school sciences, freshman General Chemistry, sophomore Organic Chemistry, and advanced chemistry courses.

Through one-on-one and group tutoring, the subjects will be presented in a way that caught interest, clarified difficult topics and led student(s) through complex areas, and put knowledge into context so that its relevance was apparent.

As a chemistry educator, especially one who is tutoring at the high school and undergraduate levels, I will bring a lot of energy to my student(s). If I can't get excited about my subject, why should my student(s)? Another important element of my tutoring is encouraging reasoned thinking and rational problem solving, especially in developing logical arguments.

About Yongmao

I'm a Ph. D chemist trained in a prestigious US university and have extensive experience in teaching and tutoring in high school sciences, freshman General Chemistry, sophomore Organic Chemistry, and advanced chemistry courses. Through one-on-one and group tutoring, the subjects will be presented

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Matthew
Yongmao was more than capable of reviewing and explaining the concepts I needed for Organic Chemistry I.
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Chrissy D.

4 Reviews
Tampa, FL
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music from F.A.U.
  • Teaching since 2003
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Chrissy D.

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Chrissy developed her own method of teaching to positively enhance the student€™s strength, dexterity, ear-training, memorization and techniques. Her goal as a teacher is specifically designed to help you achieve your goals as an artist and a musician.

About Chrissy

Chrissy developed her own method of teaching to positively enhance the student€™s strength, dexterity, ear-training, memorization and techniques. Her goal as a teacher is specifically designed to help you achieve your goals as an artist and a musician. Chrissy has been a professional touring g

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Christine
I so appreciate Chrissy's patience and instruction. Her tips on on muscle memory and how to use resources to improve technique were very valuable. I highly recommend her!
Brad
Great first step. Supportive, positive, and focused.
Amanda Y.
Chrissy is always punctual and professional. After just three lessons I am seeing great improvements not only in my daughters guitar skills, but her confidence as well. She is also working with my husband. He is enjoying the lessons and is inspired by observing her rip out some rock tunes.
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Sandi G.

11 Reviews
Saint Petersburg, FL
Starting at $38
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Awarded Semper Fidelis Award from Lisle High School
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
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Sandi G.

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Hi! Music is my life and passion. I believe I was born to play drums and want to give my musical knowledge to as many people as I can.
Whether you want to learn how to play from scratch, get back into it after taking time off or anything in between I will show you what to do and how to do it correctly and musically keeping it fun and challenging. Reading rhythms from snare drum to full kit and even treble and bass clef. I have you covered.. I've owned and operated my own school of rock for almost 2 decades, and can teach anyone how to play. I am also a professional guitarist and bassist, so when you get to a certain level we can (and will) jam to your favorite songs. I can guide and consult you on the right gear to buy for your best progress and budget. Let's do this, I’m ready to rock!

About Sandi

I am a lifelong musician, originally self-taught on several instruments including drums/ percussion (primary) electric lead and acoustic guitar, 4 and 5 string bass, ukulele, piano/ keys, and voice. I am a recording artist and have released several eps singles and albums. I played all bands in high

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Jack
Sandi's a great drum teacher and is specifically great at connecting young burgeoning musicians and having them learn to play well together. This was especially important for me in helping me be comfortable playing in band settings which was and is the most important aspect of being a musician for me.
Emily
I just started taking lessons with Sandi this week. She was great and made it lots of fun! She made sure to gauge my skill level before I arrived, and prepared a fun first lesson for me. She is really skilled at telling how much challenge to give a student, which makes it fun for the student but also makes you want to practice and come back to learn more! Sandi is laid back, very approachable and super friendly. She’s a wealth of information on music, equipment, and even is helpful with booking classes through the website!
Kristen
This is my Second attempt at learning guitar - my first attempt with a different teacher ended before I could strum a song. Sandi’s teaching style makes learning guitar enjoyable. She teaches chords and songs and introduces music theory as you progress. Sandi also provides the encouragement needed to keep practicing even if you think you’ll never get there.
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Chelsea S.

56 Reviews
Saint Petersburg, FL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chelsea S.

56 Reviews
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Hello!

I have over 10 years of musical experience playing the violin, and other instruments. I also have over 3 years of experience working with children ages 4-12. I have the ability to work with all ages.

My interest is in the student. I am interested in tailoring lessons to the goals and desires of each student. I specialize in students starting out and getting their feet wet in the music world. I believe in setting goals and achieving them in a way that works best for my students.

About Chelsea

Welcome everyone! I have a few beliefs: I believe that everyone should know how to play an instrument. Whether it is violin, ukulele, piano, their voice, whatever! Music is a part of what makes us human, and is important for personal development. I believe that no one is "too old" to star

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Janeth K.
Ava T.
My 8 year old loves an enjoys the lessons an always looks forward to going. She is learning so much and having fun doing it. That’s what makes Chelse so awesome
Ava T.
My 8 year old loves an enjoys the lessons an always looks forward to going. She is learning so much and having fun doing it. That’s what makes Chelse so awesome
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Matthew I

6 Reviews
Saint Petersburg, FL
Starting at $105
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matthew I

6 Reviews
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Learn popular songs of your choice from any era or I can choose songs for you. Fundamentals of music explained with fun and easy exercises. We'll go over picking and rhythmic exercises, understanding how to read guitar tablature and basic note reading ( if desired), as well as songwriting techniques for the more creative students.

About Matthew J

Travel fees vary depending on far you are from me. Please message me before scheduling lessons for a travel fee quote. 30 lessons are available for online and in studio lessons only. Please reach out to me or Take Lessons to set up 30 minute lessons. ***I am available to teach you online lesso

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Lee
A godsend. Matt is super approachable and got me launched back into playing in a meaningful way. Widely knowledgeable, he never missed a beat and was able to help with everything from details of technique to overall approach, and successfully introduce new and challenging music. When it came time to learn recording he was always ready a couple steps ahead to show efficient ways to get things done.
Alex
Matthew helped me work on pop and bossa nova songs for guitar. He is a patient and easy-going teacher who helped me at my own pace. We went over finger style techniques and rhythmic exercises. I have been enjoying lessons and I look forward to studying more with him.
Lisa
Matt is great! He is very patient and explains things step-by-step in a very comprehensive and easy to understand manner. And best of all, he never makes you feel like any questions you ask, is irrelevant or repetitious. I highly recommend Matt, and plan on continuing to take lessons from him in the future!!

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"Started with voice lessons with Kathryn and she is without a doubt the best teacher I have had by a mile! She is very supportive and takes her time to get you to your desired goals. I switched to piano lessons after about 9 months of voice with Kathy and I am having an amazing time!!! wish i could give ten stars!!!"
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Took Piano lessons from Kathryn Z.
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Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Katie was fantastic! She welcomed us in and made Molly feel comfortable throughout the lesson. Molly's excited for her next session!"
Molly
Took Singing lessons from Katie P.
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Took Singing lessons from Heather P.
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Francesca has taught me guitar, vocals, guitar theory, and self motivation. She is like the complete package. I always feel like I'm In my personal santuary of peace when I'm at my lessons. I'm in the navy ,and even though I have a really random schedule, she always find a way to fit me in. I recommend her to anyone who would like to learn life lessons through music lessons. ✌"
Jacob
Took Singing lessons from Francesca V.
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"I can already sense that my boys are going to have a great learning experience with Isaiah. He caught on to each child’s strengths and areas of growth in the content as well as behavioral differences. He adjusted to each one fluidly and took the time to debrief after the lesson. I’m looking forward to continuing this relationship."
Rishi and Ravi
Took Piano lessons from Isaiah S.
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"Barbara is a fantastic instructor. I took lessons as a child into my mid teens and quit. I recently decided to start back up. With 20+ years gap in my instruction, I was nervous about finding an instructor who could keep up with me. I knew I could still easily play music but would have LOTS of questions in the interim that I theoretically would have known otherwise playing the given level of music.

Barbara has been a PERFECT fit for what I was looking for in an instructor. She’s been helping me refine my skills and fill in many gaps in my instruction. She’s been wonderfully supportive and encouraging. I’ve felt my confidence grow tremendously over the last month. I can truly sense that she’s as excited to be teaching as I am to be learning.

I HIGHLY recommend Barb, especially to adults looking to rekindle a long lost love of piano<3"
Katie Ambrose
Took Piano lessons from Barbara M.
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Kimberly
Took Guitar lessons from Jennifer P.
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