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Caleb L.

5 Reviews
Iowa City, IA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • BM Trombone Performance from Chicago College of Performing Arts
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Caleb L.

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I have studied with some of the best trombone teachers in America. I studied extensively with Jay Friedman and members of the Chicago Symphony during my five years at Roosevelt University. I specialize in helping students develop efficient embouchures, expand their range, and cultivate a sense of artistic personality. I have placed many students in All-State ensembles, and helped many students earn top seating placements in their ensembles, as well as at Solo and Ensemble competitions.

About Caleb

Hello and Welcome! I am excited to start offering my teaching services on trombone, euphonium and the rest of the instruments from the brass family here at takelessons.com. Here is a brief introduction about myself. I am currently a member of Orchestra Iowa based out of Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Jane
With Caleb's classes. my son was able to catch up with his trombone lessons in school. Caleb was extremely knowledge about the subject matter and also offered a list of events with trombone(s). We are very appreciate of his well-thought lesson plans and wish him the best in the future. We discontinued only because my son will not be continuing with Band next year in high school.
Nicholas
My son has learned so much in just a few lessons with Caleb. He is also practicing more than ever as Caleb is giving him excellent feedback and instruction. Can't wait to see how he does with upcoming auditions and looking forward to more leasons.
Jennifer
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Christopher B.

141 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English
  • Cello, Jazz, composition from SUNY Fredonia
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Christopher B.

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I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC.

I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30 and 60 minute lessons.

I have played over 1,000 shows, both solo and as an auxiliary musician for other touring acts. I performed on over 30 albums and have composed for radio, television, and internet video series, including sharing the stage with members of the 10,000 Maniacs. I've been featured in The New York Times, on the CBS Evening News, and on NPR.

While each student is different, I do generally start everyone on either Suzuki or the Essential Elements books.

As one of my old teachers said, “I'm not teaching you how to play cello, I'm teaching you how to teach yourself how to play cello.” This is something I strive for. Students will not only learn technical skills( how to play their instrument, read ...

About Christopher

I have over 6 years of experience teaching private lessons in addition to teaching seminars on songwriting and music business at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts and SUNY JCC. I teach both online and in-person lessons at my studio in Nashville and offer 30, 45, and 60-minute lessons. I ha

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Chris is the man. I am an adult learner and he made it super fun. We laughed a lot - and I learned a lot too! Super excited to start this journey with Chris.
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Grant H.

178 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grant H.

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I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule!

If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. We look at what you want to play, pick specific songs that you want to learn, and learn the techniques you need to play these songs. It sounds simple, but it's so effective and much more fun to learn this way!

About Grant

Hi! I'm Grant! And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor. I teach all of the fretted string instruments: Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele I structure my lesson plans specifically around what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. We will go as slow or fa

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James C. Harney II
thank you for your patience Grant is an awesome instructor
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I love the patience Grant shows
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Cris L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 10 to 79
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Cris L.

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I am a firm believer that there isn't a single singing method out
there that really works for everyone. But rather it is about observation
of yourself without judgement and TRULY understanding how vocal
production works in your body in relation to your breath, your mind, and your soul. I am not here to dictate how you should sing in a certain way. I am here to help you and guide you in understanding your body in relation to sound production and to cultivate your own method of vocal technique in your own words and in your own logic that actually works for you.

About Cris

Cris, countertenor �- is a natural male who combines sounds from the Ancient past with those of the digital era to form a unique, hybrid mix unlike any other. Classically trained, Cris creates a crossover musical experience by infusing pop with early music (Renaissance folklore & Baroque opera

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Maria
This was my first experience with voice lessons, and Cris the best teacher I could have hoped for! He has introduced me to all sorts of music techniques that I’m sure I will need when I leave to study music in college, and he helped me to prepare any vocal requirements I might have to fill. He is always patient, knowledgeable, and easy to get along with; and he has inspired me to continue studying opera in the future. I would highly recommend him for any level of vocalist! :)
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Lauren C.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 10 to 75
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lauren C.

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From early interest to advanced music theory learners! Taking these lessons will only help your musical development. Examples of prime candidates include: piano students, music majors, sound engineers, etc.

About Lauren

Welcome to my studio! I believe in teaching healthy and effective singing, emphasizing character and intention, and incorporating general music theory. I also teach piano and music theory to beginner and intermediate levels. I have extensive experience teaching all genres to kids, high schoolers,

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Chris
Just great
Tabitha
that was fun and awsome
Paul
So much fun for my daughter and myself. We learned how to learn, our teacher was great....it was a perfect first lesson
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Michelle P.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michelle P.

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About Michelle

Instilling and nurturing a love of music and developing musicianship are why I’m a voice teacher. I earned my Master of Music Education degree in 2012 from Boston University, which has furthered my love of teaching and given me even more resources to draw from. With all my students, I emphasize

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Will
She is energetic, funny, and enthusiastic to work with her students. Our son had his first lesson tonight and enjoyed it very much,
Elise
I worked with Michelle for a little over 2 years. As an adult student, I was super nervous about singing in front of anyone - it took me this long to just sign up for lessons! She was patient with me and gave me lots of tools for dealing with my nerves and stage fright. Michelle helped me to choose songs that I not only wanted to sing but that matched my voice and range. I was hesitant about performing in a recital but Michelle pointed out that it was like training for a marathon - doing all the work but not performing just seemed silly. It wasn't perfect but it was definitely something I'm proud to have crossed off my bucket list.

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"Our 11-yr. old grandson was very happy with the things Kyle was able to show him. He felt he learned multiple strategies and he is very excited to use them!"
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Took Chess lessons from Kyle B.
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"David is a phenomenal instructor! He really ironed out my stroke and taught me the proper fundamentals. It’s so easy to pick up bad habits in pool, but David was extremely patient and fixed every flaw. You can tell he’s extremely knowledgeable about the cue stroke and sport. I highly recommend his expertise to polish your game!"
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Took Billiards lessons from David B.
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"Lily is very kind and patient. She can troubleshoot for me, even virtually. I thought I knew the basics of sewing but she’s really given me a better foundation of knowledge. Can’t wait to take more classes!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"I'd highly recommend Dipankar!"
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Took Chess lessons from Dipankar G.
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"Erin provided clear instruction and even prepared in advance in order to help me work through a couple of stitches I was stumped on in a pattern I had been working on. Thank you!!"
Anne
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Mya is AWESOME! My 10 year old daughter is loving the lessons she has been taking it for a month now and has learned so much. I have purchased her own machine so now she is being taught with her own machine. I have signed up for more lessons, definitely worth the money."
Shalem
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Melisa was extremely patient and very nice. She was able to teach me the knitting technique I just couldn't get even after watching youtube videos. Positive experience."
Laura
Took Knitting lessons from Melisa M.
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"Felicia is absolutely amazing. My daughter has learned so much in the short time that she has been taking classes. She loves every minute of it and makes sure she is at every class.

If you are looking to take sewing classes you definitely want her as your instructor."
Latanya
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"Lily is an excellent sewing teacher and is always available with helpful suggestions. Her classes build confidence in beginning sewers in a pleasant atmosphere. I learned a lot about sewing with her."
Jan Baker
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Fantastic lessons! Will definitely be signing up for more:)"
Isabella
Took Chess lessons from Sam C.
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