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Rich M.

6 Reviews
Sarasota, FL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
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Rich M.

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I have over thirty years of experience teaching students of all ages and abilities. My youngest student is seven and my oldest student is seventy six. I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music and have years of experience playing with jazz, rock, funk and country groups as well as playing shows for touring acts. My versatility allows me to teach many styles. Whether it's teaching a beginning student how to play rock, helping a teenage student prepare for marching band or jazz band or showing a retiree how to play to their favorite song, I always enjoy help my students learn and improve.

About Rich

I am originally from a city just outside Boston, Massachusetts called Quincy. I was lucky to have studied with some of the finest teachers around Boston including the many great teachers at Berklee College of Music. While in Boston and studying at Berklee, I was an instructor for the Boston Crusade

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Jim
Rich is an excellent teacher! He is an excellent performer who is accomplished in many different styles of music! I have watched him perform with many various groups playing different styles of music at different venues. He has an excellent ability to transcribe what he hears and write it down in musical notation. I can not recommend him highly enough.
Barry
Rich has worked with my son for the past three years. His knowledge and experience with music shows. He is patient and works hard to make him a better drummer. We highly recommend Rich for any drum lesson.
Tom
Simply put, Rich MacDonald is a remarkable drum teacher. Educated at Berklee, he is a veteran working drummer who knows, plays and can teach any style of music. His patience and adaptability to specific student needs is the perfect persona for teaching young beginners. For intermediates, he is a calm, steady guide to correcting mistakes and quirks that get in the way of effective technique. Even for experienced drummers, he is an incredible resource for expanding capabilities and mastering unfamiliar styles. His charts, when needed, are professional models of clarity.

With a long background in music, but not drums, I studied with Rich for four years and would be still were it not for unrelated physical issues.

There's no one I could recommend more highly, as a drum teacher...as a person. Studying with Rich is not only drum education, it's enjoyable.

Amber W.

24 Reviews
Sarasota, FL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2008
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Amber W.

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Experienced Music teacher of 8 years 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 their instrument and theory skills. I specialize in all styles. Typically, I use a variety of method books to pick from to meet the needs of the students. I also have many tools available to use during lessons.
My students have gone on to NYSSMA and on to college auditions successfully!

About Amber

I have been teaching private lessons since 2008, but have been studying music since I was only 4 with non stop private and in school lessons. I now have my Bachelor's degree in Music education and am working toward my Masters in Music performance and Instruction. I love working with my students

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Ken W.
Amber is fantastic!
Scott G.
Great first lesson. She made me feel very comfortable, was well prepared and did a great job.
Laura
Excellent instructor. Amber definitely knows flute instruction and is helping me get the basics I missed years ago.
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Sarah D.

11 Reviews
Bradenton, FL
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Florida State University
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Sarah D.

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I've been teaching guitar for 6 years and love seeing my students discover their own musicality and style through guitar! I specialize in teaching school-age kids, teens, adult beginners, and secondary instrument learners.

As a beginner, you’ll learn to keep your strumming steady while changing between 2-5 basic chords within a few lessons. You will find in just a few lessons that the songs you know and love are actually accessible and playable! With continued practice, you’ll start to create your own songs using the chords you know, and you will learn more complex chords, strumming patterns, fingerpicking, transposing, and reading melodies on the staff.

I'll make your lessons meaningful to you, by creating many of my own visual aids to meet your level and interests. We will blend your favorite modern genres with “classic” and “classical” tunes, and explore composition and songwriting along the way! I strive to always give you just enough detailed, technical instruction for the ...

About Sarah

Hi, I'm Sarah, and I can help you turn that instrument sitting in the corner into a beloved musical hobby that you can always turn to through life’s ups and downs. Let's make music more often and enjoy the learning process! I specialize in teaching highly individualized, age-appropriate lessons

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Stephenie
Sarah is a kind and knowledgeable hoop instructor. I couldn’t hoop on my waist at all when I started taking lessons with her and now I am able to keep the hoop going indefinitely. And while working to improve my waist hooping I learned a variety of off-body tricks and combinations. Sarah is great at tailoring lessons to any skill level and focusing on your individual goals and limitations. She is also really friendly, approachable, and open to feedback. I would definitely recommend!
Caitlin
I have taken both in-person group classes and online group classes with Sarah. She always does a great job of catering to the students' levels and including some things everyone can do as well as some new things for everyone to learn!
Noelle
Sarah is such a wonderful teacher with just the right balance of patience, sterness, and fun, perfect for my young child just learning to play.

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Evan K.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Evan K.

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Learn to produce an even, beautiful sound in all registers, and prepare solos, music assigned for school, or whatever else you're interested in!

About Evan

Hello! My name is Evan, and I am a freelance, professional trumpet player here in the Denver area. I play with all kinds of different groups here in CO, from brass bands, to symphony orchestras, to hip-hop and salsa bands. I love working with students of all skill levels that are eager to

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Salim
Evan has been my 7th grader Sierra's trumpet teacher and it's been a great experience all around. Sierra loves her lessons with Evan and continues to improve. I would highly recommend Evan!
Kirk R.
Evan's a great, well-rounded teacher. He knows what he's doing in every style he plays, whether it's jazz, classical, or rock, and has plenty of knowledge to share!
Mary-Anne Gerlach
My son is a brand new trumpet player and Evan has been very patient, kind, and helpful. We would definitely recommend him to anyone who'd like to take lessons.
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Tommy S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Piano Performance w/Jazz Concentration from Ball State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tommy S.

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Experienced Jazz and Classical pianist with 3 years of teaching experience. I specialize in teaching beginner/intermediate students and I have tons of special piano exercises and tips that have been proven to elevate piano abilities more than just conventional lessons. Everyone has a different learning style and I strive to cader and adapt to each person based on his/her way of learning as well as skill level.

About Tommy

I am a Jazz and Classical pianist from northern Indiana! I attended Ball State University with a major in Jazz Piano Performance. I have played alongside well-known musicians like Wynton Marsalis, Jeff Coffin(Snarky Puppy Saxophonist), Bria Skonberg, and have toured with Ball State's Jazz Lab Ensem

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Amy
Tommy is a great teacher. He knows how to break things down to make it intelligible to beginners.
Paul
Tommy is a great choice. He makes it very easy to understand key concepts you need to know when playing piano. I’m a beginner and my first couple of lessons with him were productive, informative and fun as well. He’s very talented with his craft and I recommend him on all levels!! Very satisfied.
Kayla
I've been learning how to play piano from Tommy for a few months now, with no experience at all and, I can honestly say I never would have thought I'd progress as quickly as I did! He's very motivational and makes learning piano an enjoyable and fun experience. He makes it super easy to follow along! 10/10 highly recommend his lessons!! :)
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Niki S.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Farsi
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 18; Female: 6 to 50
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Niki S.

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Experienced teacher of 11 years 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 . I specialize in classical , pop as well as music theory.

About Niki

I am a passionate classically trained Piano Teacher specializing in Classical music and pop . I create an enjoyable, customized, yet disciplined lesson plan to help my students achieve their musical goals . I enjoy working with the students of all ages( Young children and Adults). I am determined t

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Payne
My son really enjoyed his first lesson. We look forward to next week!
Susan
My daughter started with Niki almost 2 years ago at age 9 and we feel so fortunate to have her as a piano teacher. Niki provides a wonderful balance of patience, nurturing and encouragement with building solid discipline and understanding. She has fostered joy and pride in my daughter and a love of piano that will stay with her a lifetime.
Heather
Niki is very patient and encouraging with my son. We've been with her for four years and counting!

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"Took vocal and guitar lessons from Phil and both helped me tremendously and gave me the skills needed to be a professional musician. Highly recommended!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Phil C.
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"Great with kids as young as 5!"
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Took Piano lessons from Christopher C.
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"Sarabeth has been teaching my daughter over one year She is an amazing professional and warm hearted. She has inspired my daughter to love music and pursuit the best talent within."
Andrea
Took Piano lessons from Sarabeth B.
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"Nice teacher! She focuses on technique and exercises which I really need! I have practice next week and I am excited!"
Mark
Took Singing lessons from Camille V.
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"Josh has been an amazing instructor for my daughter. She has learned a lot about composition, piano and music theory. We highly recommend him."
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Took Audio Engineering lessons from Joshua F.
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Took Guitar lessons from Justin L.
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"David was my first online clarinet coach and you cannot have a better teacher when you want to learn quickly and correctly. I took 13 lessons and it changed my life as a clarinetist. I highly recommend David."
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Took Clarinet lessons from David B.
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I am thoroughly enjoying my singing lessons with Alayne Archer.
Alayne is very professional and has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of vocal technique. She is an excellent singing teacher who very personable and encouraging."
Joan
Took Singing lessons from Alayne A.
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"Miss MaryAnn is patient, kind and knowledgeable!"
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