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Will R.

44 Reviews
Athens, GA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Presidential Scholar from University of Georgia
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Will R.

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I am an experienced gigging mandolinist, specializing in beginner and intermediate students. I have an expansive knowledge of music theory, improvisation, and technique, and I especially like to highlight the multi-genre capabilities of the mandolin! From classical to rock to bluegrass, I can customize our lessons to make sure you’re playing and learning exactly what you want to be. Let’s get started and discover the endless possibilities the mandolin has to offer!

About Will

Hi there! I have been a musician for 14 years, and have been teaching private lessons for 5 years. I studied Viola Performance and Jazz Performance at the University of Georgia, as well as played in the University Symphony. Currently I am working with a string quartet, a bluegrass band, a jazz trio,

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Kay H.
My daughter only responds to teachers that are fun, positive and talk at her level. Will is the perfect match. She was playing her self-taught "sponge bob square pants" theme song while there was an internet glitch, and Will heard a portion of it, so asked her to play it again, and complimented her. She was so proud. That flexibility and positive feedback is keeping her engaged in lessons. Thank you Will!
Alexander
I am sooooo happy with Will, he is so nice, friendly and open to questions and comments. :)
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Jessica T.

4 Reviews
Athens, GA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • B.S. Psychology, Statistics Minor from University of Georgia
  • Teaching since 2013
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Jessica T.

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I like to start lessons by talking about your goals, and then I come up with a personalized lesson plan (and practice plan) for each student and we work on implementing it together. I teach blues, rock, pop, folk, and a little bluegrass. I can teach acoustic or electric guitar and have extensive experience with both. I can teach anyone from absolute beginner to intermediate/slightly advanced, and any age! Depending on what you’re looking for, I can teach chords, scales, improvisation, covers of popular songs, and even songwriting. I myself have also taken lessons for many years, and I periodically take check-in lessons to make sure I am continuing to challenge myself. Playing guitar is one of my favorite feelings, and at this point my instrument feels like an extension of myself. I’m excited to share my love of music with you and inspire you to challenge yourself and reach your goals!

About Jessica

Welcome to my page! I’m Jessica T and I’ve been playing the guitar for 13 years. I have been performing in a band for 12 years, and currently I play lead guitar and sing backup vocals in the indie pop band Hotel Fiction. This summer and fall my band will be on tour, which I’m very excited abou

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Bryn
Jessica is such a great guitar teacher! She pushed me to learn new things and even taught me a bit about the theory behind what I was learning. She was always prepared with a lesson to teach and really took the time to make sure I was retaining the information and practicing my skills. I definitely became a better guitarist because of her!!
Melanie
Jessica Thompson is a great instructor for anyone from beginners to pros. She was a very patient teacher and I really felt like I learned valuable skills from her bass lessons! Learning a new instrument is hard, and Jess is the girl who will get you there!
Aaron
Jessica is a fantastic teacher! She is very kind and patient and puts a lot of care into her lessons. She has a ton of experience and is great at motivating me to be a better player. I have learned so much from her and she always brightens my day.
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Haley Shea B.

16 Reviews
Oakwood, GA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Award from Hugh O'Brien Youth Organization & Dawson County Women's Club
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Haley Shea B.

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Writing, reading, vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, essay editing, essay organization and literature are my areas of expertise.

About Haley Shea

Haley Shea is a Meditation Guide, Life Coach, and English Writing Tutor. She offers live guided meditation routines for Relaxation, Stress Relief, Anxiety & Anger Management, Self-Love, Mindful Awareness, Positive Attraction/Manifestation, and Creative Expression. Haley Shea graduated from the U

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Casey
Made my daughter feel comfortable and had creative ways of teaching which kept my daughter engaged.
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Sumaya A.
Haley Shea is an awesome teacher l just finished my first lesson and l look forward to the coming lesson next weeks
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Gene O.

1 Review
Athens, GA
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2011
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Gene O.

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I can teach you the basic chords and scales to get you on the fast track to playing music. bring in your favorite songs and I'll have you playing them in no time.

About Gene

Hi there. My Name is Gene. I've been playing music for a good chunk of my life and I'm really excited to share what I've learned with you. I attended the Musician's Institute in Los Angeles, where I studied guitar and vocal performance. I've written, produced and recorded several of albums of origin

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Jacqui P.
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Gene is a great instructor. He is very kind and attentive. I'm a beginner and I do mean beginner. But Gene takes time and let's me know that I can accomplish playing regardless of my age. I'm an old hippy! So learning songs like "Imagine" and "Knocking on Heavens Door" is right up my alley! I look forward to my classes! Here comes the 54 year old hippy with guitar on her hip!!! Thanks Gene!!
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Mark W.

14 Reviews
Gainesville, GA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Best of 2016 from Thumbtack
  • B.M. Music from West Chester University
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Mark W.

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Finger-style & Plectrum Approaches

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Study the style of music you enjoy with a knowledgeable, qualified Guitar Instructor w/an extensive background of recording, touring, & teaching experience. Learn to jam to your favorite song & artist while improving your technical skills & musical knowledge.

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Christopher H.
Felt comfortable with him from the start, very knowledgeable and knows how to teach! Will be with him a long time! Very happy!
Elizabeth F.
So much experience and knowledge. I feel confident after first lesson. Loving it!
Steve M.
Mark is a fantastic teacher. He is very patient and positive at all times. My teenage daughter and I both take lessons and he is very comfortable with our different learning styles and speeds. I particularly appreciate his focus on teaching from real songs. His attention to detail is great and I am always impressed that he is teaching us to listen and decode the chords, the strums and subtle little moments in the music. I highly recommend Mark - even for 50-something beginners like myself.
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Serena P.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • BFA Musical Theater from University of the Arts
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
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Serena P.

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Whether it's working on a new monologue, understanding the structures/rules of drama, or finding a new character, I can help you!

About Serena

**In-person students must be vaccinated. Teaching singing, acting, and piano in-person in Oak Park, IL to any fully vaccinated student, as well as teaching singing and acting online all over the country!** Serena has been teaching online for over ten years and has tons of experience making online

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Camille P.
Serena isn't only a talented pianist, she's a skilled instructor as well. She teaches everything you need to understand piano theory, improve finger strength and agility and acquire the best hand posture.

Serena tailors her lessons towards her student. Depending on my weekly progress, she recommended a detailed routine to consolidate my weaknesses and push me to improve.

Finally, Serena is eloquent and friendly. She explains things in a simple manner and does her best to understand you, your lifestyle and your objectives, all to provide the best experience . And she totally nails it.

Thank you Serena! :D
Alexandria Franklin
Serena is great. She is patient but pushes you just enough to see results. She helps you with singing technique as well as with techniques to make the song more genuine and authentic.
Jackie J.
She is a great teacher. She gave me several tips and exercises that were very helpful. She was very understanding when I had some computer glitches. Very friendly also. Highly recommend!

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Took Trumpet lessons from Tina D.
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"Totally would recommend Jesse for guitar teaching. He is very patient and teaches in a fun way my child was able to grasp and learn from. He is very experienced and a great teacher to learn from. My son was 7 years old when Jesse taught him guitar, and he loves playing guitar now - all thanks to Jesse."
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jesse H.
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"Benjamin is great. I am an adult learner, picking up the guitar at 50! He is very patient and helpful. You can tell he really has a passion for all types of music and imparts it in his teaching."
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Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin K.
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Took Ukulele lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"Carrie is calm patient and fun to learn from so far!!"
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Took Cello lessons from Carrie M.
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My husband and I were extremely pleased with the progress our son Thomas made with Dan. Thomas started playing last year and was progressing faster than the rest of his third grade class which is why we were looking for a private teacher to help him along. Before taking lessons with Dan I had a hard time getting Thomas to practice. Thomas has begun practicing all on his own because he has been genuinely inspired. Dan is a true professional who always on time and in a good mood to teach. He was so patient with Thomas and developed practice techniques unique to Thomas's situation. Dan is more than just a violin teacher, he is dedicated to inspiring each student to love music. Thanks Dan!!!"
Karen
Took Violin lessons from Daniel U.
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"I just completed my first lesson with Elisa. I felt so good at the end of the lesson. As an adult learner, I am often uncomfortable with my beginner skill levels and end up feeling embarrassed and apologetic when working with a teacher (silly I know). But she did not make me feel this way at all.

She quickly assessed where I was with my playing and identified quick and easy technical practices to enhance my technique as well as took in my own personal goals. I feel super motivated to practice and look forward to my next lesson with her. I'm so glad I found her!"
Sherry
Took Viola lessons from Elisa B.
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Stephen is a great teacher and wonderful guy. He is thoughtful, articulate, creative, reliable and passionate. I would highly recommend him for any of the services he offers."
Matt
Took Singing lessons from Stephen H.
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"This spring semester started off very stressful, but after getting James to tutor me for my music business class it have been a big relief. My grades started going back up and the biggest accomplishment of them all is that I passed my class with a B+. “Thank god out of all the teachers on takelessons.com I chose him.”

James is very caring and understanding and most definitely knows his stuff when it comes to Music business. He really cares about his student’s and really wants to see them win , even when he’s not on the clock with you at the moment he randomly sends you helpful tips and interesting reading files that can help you along the way to become a success artist. I will most definitely keep him around while I'm on my Musical Journey ! and If I were you I would too."
Jeyney J
Took Music Recording lessons from James W.
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"My daughter Sophie in one lesson with Jeremy learned more, then with another teacher."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jeremie W.
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