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About Justin W.

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Rockledge, FL

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About Justin
Justin W. is a professional performer, composer, and educator based in Rockledge, Florida. Justin received his Bachelor of Music Performance in Voice from the University of North Florida and his Master of Music in Choral Conducting at the University of Louisville. He has performed alongside the Louisville Chamber Choir, Louisville Orchestra, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, and Brevard Symphony Orchestra, and has toured internationally with the prestigious University of Louisville Cardinal Singers under the direction of Dr. Kent Hatteberg.
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John May 21, 2019
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
Justin is the quintessential professional in every way. His approach is to make you a better student of music not necessarily just learn guitar. He is patient with you and very positive and reinforcing. The passion he has for music is obvious from the first time you meet him. As with any good manager, just by the way he teaches, makes you want to be a better student.
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Brayden S. February 4, 2019
· Vocal Training · Online
My son loves it. That’s what matters.
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Anthony K. December 31, 2018
· Classical Piano · In studio
My first lesson with Justin went well. I have social anxiety so meeting new people is always a stressful experience for me. I was much more comfortable than expected and learned a lot. I definitely recommend Justin if you are looking for lessons in any of the areas he offers.
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Justin W.

Rockledge, FL 32955
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About Susannah S.

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Overland Park, KS

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About Susannah
***Daytime availability for summer students June-July****

I graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Music Education (vocal emphasis) and a trumpet performance minor. I then completed my Masters in Vocal Pedagogy in December of 2015. Right now I am teaching K-8 General music and 5-8th grade band and Chorus. I have been a private studio instructor for the past 8 years.

If you are pursuing voice I can teach you Classical operatic singing, Broadway style, or Art Songs (Lieder in French, German and Italian.)

If you are pursuing trumpet I can enhance your skills whether you are just beginning or are already an intermediate player.

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I am a teacher that helps you reach whatever goals you set for yourself. You tell me what you want to accomplish and I will work together with you to make i
t happen. I will create a curriculum according your personal needs and skill level.

If you are taking lessons with me you will learn lots of music theory and music history. I want you to understand the style and reasoning behind each piece of music you play.

*** Studio Equipment ***
The in studio lessons are taught in the living room which includes a piano (88 key weighted), books, and seating. Student must provide own trumpet. Parking is in guest spaces.

The Elementary School lessons are taught in a classroom which includes an upright piano, books, & seating. Student must provide own trumpet. Parking is in lot.

*** Specialties ***
German Lieder and Italian Arias
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Avery July 11, 2019
· Piano · In studio
Great first lesson!
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Amy L. June 11, 2019
· Trumpet · Online
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Kate maloney April 2, 2019
· Trumpet · Online
Was great help, and improved many things with my son's trumpet playing. Would definitely recommend to anyone trying to learn or improve certain instruments!
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Susannah S.

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About Eric L.

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Oviedo, FL

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About Eric
Hi,

Welcome to my TL's profile!

If you're looking at this site, you're already on your way to becoming an AWESOME musician! Whether this is your first attempt at music lessons or you've been playing for a while and trying to improve your skills, I'm EXCITED about working with you. I am a professional music educator and performer that has a passion for music and teaching. I will gear each lesson to fit your musical interests and playing level, while I encourage and motivate. My goal is to use proven teaching methods and a supportive learning environment to help you realize your musical potential, as well as having FUN while doing it.

Here's some background about myself, to help you decide if I'm a good fit as your new instructor.

I come from a family of musicians. Began guitar lessons at age five as the Beatles were in
vading the American music scene. I grew up in New Jersey, performing in rock bands until becoming interested in classical guitar. With New York City only a short bus ride away, I spent as much time as possible in the city, studying guitar with Russian born Classical Guitarist, Dr. Alexander Bellow, and Jazz Legend "Bucky" Pizzarelli. During this time, I attended recitals of such notables as Andre Segovia, Julian Bream and John Williams. Being immersed in this musical scene inspired me to make music my life.

Earned a degree in Classical Guitar Performance from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, where I studied under the direction of guitar pedagogue, Richard Provost. While at Hartt and shortly after, I performed in numerous Master Classes for internationally acclaimed artists such as Manuel Barrueco, Christopher Parkening, Oscar Ghiglia, Michael Lorimer, and Carlos Barbosa-Lima.

I have taught guitar at the college level for over twenty years teaching on the music faculties of University of Central Florida, Rollins College, Stetson University, Bethune Cookman College, Florida Southern College, and St. Leo College. I taught private guitar lessons, class guitar, and guitar ensemble

I have appeared hundreds times at Disney and Sea World as well as other venues around Central Florida. My experience includes performing solo and in small groups. I have also performed with rock groups, stage bands, folk groups, classical ensembles, jazz combos, Broadway shows, operas, as well as solo recitals, and concerto appearances.

Throughout the years I have had many unique experiences while performing. One of my favorites being the opportunity to play the MASH theme song for Alan Alda as well as other stars in attendance at a cast party for the TV show, Win, Lose or Draw at EPCOT Center.

Although I enjoy performing, I considers teaching music to be highly gratifying. The importance of giving students a good foundation with the proper technique and performance skills cannot be underestimated. When a student can play a song from beginning to end with style and confidence you know you've given them a gift that will offer them enjoyment for the rest of their lives.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Ipad apps, music stand, instrument stands, tuner, metronome, amp, chairs,

*** Specialties ***

Fingerstyle- Classical, Fingerstyle Jazz, Folk, Celtic.

Pickstyle- Rock, Blues, Jazz.
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Paige July 24, 2019
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio
I would highly recommend Eric at House of Music for guitar lessons. I am after a certain style of guitar music using finger picking to play for my special needs son. I have learned that not all teachers are familiar with this style. Thankfully, Eric is great at it. He is also teaching me how to read music and not just play the chords or tab which is something I had overlooked. I am thankful he has been able to work with me and my unique set of circumstances and help me reach my goals.
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Cindi July 16, 2019
· Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Eric Lesko taught my son Brian guitar 18 years ago when Brian was a teenager. My son got to a point that he didn't want to practice and we were thinking about giving up the lessons. However, Eric got Brian playing whatever kind of music my son was interested in and he continued taking for a few years thereafter, completely enjoying it. When I decided to take up the guitar around eight years ago, Eric was the first and only instructor I thought of. Besides being very capable musically, he is willing to move in any direction that you want in order to keep you interested and helping you achieve your goals. He always has suggestions on ways to approach a particular piece in order to make playing fun and not frustrating. He is also well-versed in the use of technology to make playing a continuum as you gain skills, making a huge difference in being able to get more out of practice. Finally, he is conveniently located in a new facility in downtown Oviedo and he is very flexible with lesson days and times. Eric's greatest asset is that he wants the student to enjoy playing as much as he does!
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Debbie & Gavin H. July 15, 2019
· Ukulele · In studio
Seems like a great teacher. I’m taking the lessons with my 2 grandsons. They are 6 and 8. He was very patient with them (and me). He knows his stuff. I know I can learn a lot from him.
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Eric L.

Oviedo, FL 32765
(13)
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$30 / 30-min

About Melody C.

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Orlando, FL

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About Melody
Hello. My name is Melody Cook.

I began learning to play the piano when I was five. After pursuing other interests for several years, I decided to study piano performance at Valencia college, where I completed my degree in May of 2016 with a 4.0 GPA. I continued my education at UCF and graduated with honors in 2019, earning a Bachelor of Music degree with a concentration in music composition.

My teaching experience began early. I was home schooled and taught some of my younger siblings reading, mathematics, and beginning piano. I have tutored children ages 5- 13 in reading and mathematics. I worked as a daycare teacher off and on for a few years in my twenties, teaching children ages 2- 10. In my thirties, I began teaching piano class at a middle-school. I have been teaching private piano lessons to all ages since 2014.

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ofile I stated that I can teach students with special needs. I want to clarify that I do not have training in this area, but I have worked with children who have ADHD and autism. It is important for me to meet with the parents before the first lesson and discuss anything I need to know, in order to give their child a positive learning experience. The children I have taught who have special needs are great piano students! They enjoy playing the piano, and I enjoy working with them!
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Amandine L. July 18, 2019
· Piano · In home
Extremely happy with Melody! She knows how to make little ones focus and work with joy and enthusiasms, on the theory and practice. All the time on time, those 45 minutes are 100% happy and learning time. Thank you!
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Freddy October 24, 2018
· Piano · In studio
For first class it was pretty good we want to continue attending and check the progress !
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Aleena H. September 24, 2018
· Piano · In home
1st Lesson went great! My daughter can’t wait for the next!
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Melody C.

Orlando, FL 32826
(20)
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$25 / 30-min

About Enoch W.

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Orlando, FL

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About Enoch
Hello, my name is Enoch! I am a Piano Teacher here in Central Florida, professionally educated in Piano Performance, and have over 19 years of piano experience. A Florida Gator alum, I am an accomplished pianist, having competed throughout Florida as well as receiving awards on both the competitive National (MTNA) and International (International Piano Competition of Sweden) Levels.

I am a skilled classical musician who is young, approachable, and ready to share what I have learned with either you or your loved one! I have taught beginner's level piano to kids as young as age 3 and have also taught individuals in their 40's+ looking to pick up a new hobby. I teach according to your needs for yourself or your child! I teach:

-Music Theory
-Classical Piano (Beginner - Advanced Levels)
-Piano Improvisation
-Hymns and Church Musi
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-Piano Accompaniment

My Studio of students are also able to perform in a Recital once a year in the summertime! This is always a great chance for students to celebrate how far they've come, and to improve their musicianship through performance.

Music and the piano especially, are truly one of the greatest joys in my life and I'd love the chance to share that with you or a loved one. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave me one and I'll get back to you as soon as possible. It's my top priority to help you achieve your greatest musical dreams!

Thanks for reading, hope to hear from you soon!
Enoch
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Hans June 10, 2019
· Piano · Online
It was absolutely an adjustment for my son going from a teacher sitting next to him, to a teacher at a distance. A challenge to overcome by working on it. So excited to see him progress in this new and modern way of playing the piano. Thanks Enoch.
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Kingston M. April 19, 2018
· Piano · In home
Very patient with children!
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Faure March 1, 2018
· Piano · In home
Enoch is an extremely talented instructor. Looking forward for many more sessions to come.
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Enoch W.

Orlando, FL 32828
(7)
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$15 / 15-min
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About Uncle Dave T.

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Palm Bay, FL

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I teach guitar, piano and voice lessons professionally to all ages and skill levels. In addition, I have recording services available for on-site and remote locations. Production music demos can be recorded for all interested students. I provide audio consulting and coaching if requested. A very positive approach is taken to achieve maximum satisfaction with music teaching, composing, songwriting and production. I have a full background in music theory. Music is the universal language of all times!
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Shoshanna S. May 7, 2019
· Singing · In studio
Really enjoyed it.
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Jim January 28, 2019
· Arrangement and Composition · In studio
Dave has helped me move from a guitar player to a songwriter and arranger. We have recorded several songs. Above all else, we have fun.
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Darleen January 24, 2019
· Piano · In studio
Very informative
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Uncle Dave T.

Palm Bay, FL 32905
(26)
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$30 / 30-min

About Foy S.

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Merritt Island, FL

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About Foy
I love working with youth! It is exciting for me to share what I know from my experiences but also to discover your journey with you. Diving into a script, selecting scene work, developing characters are all part of our process. Improvisation is also great training and beneficial and if you have a monologue for an audition that is my specialty. I am a big believer that theatre and the arts are important to have in your life. So if you are nervous, scared, never did anything like this before- make a leap and go for it!!!
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Foy S.

Merritt Island, FL 32952
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$40 / 30-min

About Timothy C.

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Brighton, MA
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Creative music lessons and music therapy
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Timothy C.

Online
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$54 / 30-min

About Ellie M.

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Orlando, FL
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About Ellie
Hey ya'll! My name is Ellie! My husband and I are pursuing a life of music ministry. We both majored in music production at Full Sail University and both lead worship at our church in works of jumpstarting our career as a band. I have about 11 years of professional vocal training. I was trained by a highly respected professional known for her "Learn to Sing Like a Star" tapes, Ava Tracht Landman. She graduated Berkley with a Masters in voice and taught many super stars such as Julio Englesia. Passing on the mantel, I teach what I was well taught up in by Mrs. Landman and that is the Seth Rigg technique in mask, chest, and head voice. Seth Riggs was the elite vocal trainer for Michael Jackson. I look forward to working with you and excelling in our gifts together.
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Ellie M.

Orlando, FL 32817
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$34 / 30-min

About Byron G.

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Orlando, FL
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I’m a professional drummer and started my own band in 2016. I’ve been playing since the age of 3 and professionally since 2009. I also play a little bit of keys here and there on some records. I love music and my passion is drums.

The beautiful thing about being an artist/musician is that you get to travel and see the world even if it’s only for a few days or a few hours. You also get to connect with other musicians/artists in their city and you build relationships with them and eventually you’ll have a show with them when you go to their city or when they come to your city.
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Byron G.

Orlando, FL 32832
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$57 / 30-min

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