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Caleb L.

4 Reviews
Iowa City, IA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Caleb L.

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My theory training came from the top notch theory staff at Chicago College of Performing Arts. I love to teach music theory from building major and minor chords to jazz modes, chord progressions, four part harmony, voice leading, etc. I am currently a tutor at the University of Iowa for undergraduates taking music theory and am especially knowledgeable about that course material.

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, Iow

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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.
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Mike
My son is brand new to the trombone and Caleb has been great. My son is having fun which is all due to Caleb.
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Eugene H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's Degree in Piano Performance from Tchaikovsky Conservatory Kiev, Ukraine
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Eugene H.

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About Eugene

Greetings and Salutations! I want to let you know, whether you're a music student or a fellow lover of music, that you have great untapped potential for music! More so than most people would tell you, because music is a powerful, life giving, uplifting gift that comes to all those that love and enj

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Kas R.
Excellent Teacher

I am an older student and I started to learn to play the piano more than a year ago under a different teacher. I started with Eugene about 4 months ago. I was struggling with the piano previously. But after just 2 lessons with Eugene, I found myself playing confidently. Eugene explains so clearly and everything makes sense to me now. I enjoy practicing everyday now. He is excellent teacher, patient, and very professional. He is always on time.
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Eugene is the best piano teacher I have ever had! He doesn't just know how the teach piano but music as well! I'm so glad that I chose him!
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Reina M.

80 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, American Sign Language, Spanish
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Reina M.

80 Reviews
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As a vocalist it is important to also be able to read and write music. Learning theory will give you a more opportunities as a musician. It will also strengthen your appreciation for your instrument.

Learning theory will able you to translate written note from sheet music into vocal song. Basically...you'll be a magician!

About Reina

Note****I am currently only accepting schedule-as-you go students for the month for January. Please feel free to message me with any questions you have. I look forward to working with you! ❤️ In your lessons we can work on beginning vocal technique, artist development, increasing vocal range, au

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Super fun and informative classes.
Noelle K.
Even though we had some technical issues with the online training, Reina was able to work with my daughter using my cell phone to give her her first lesson. She could not see what my daughter was doing, so she explained every thing in detail. Hopefully the technical issue on our end will be resolved for her next lesson.

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Greg L.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Guitar Performance and Pedagogy Instruction from DnD Music
  • Teaching since 2006
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Greg L.

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Music theory can seem intimidating, but it doesn't have to be.
My students can expect simple, down-to-earth music theory guidance.

About Greg

For the last thirty years, from the day that I got my first electric as a teenager, to my work today as an acoustic guitarist for the band, Timberwood, and currently as a teacher of more than forty students a week, my life has been devoted to the guitar. I'm an experienced veteran of the meta

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Awesome first lesson with a very knowledgeable, patient and personable teacher :)
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Miriam Angela P.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Master of Music from University of Miami
  • Awarded Richard Stevens Teacher of the Year from Greenville Univesity
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Miriam Angela P.

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Music Theory can seem complicated. But let's take the stress out of it and learn how the notes fit together and how to build on that knowledge. I endeavor to make it much more accessible and even a little fun!

About Miriam Angela

*** Studio Equipment *** The teacher's home studio lessons are taught in the music room with piano, guitar, full-length mirror. Seating is also available. *** Travel Equipment *** I provide any book or sheet music materials for myself. Students required to have instrument. *** Specialties *** V

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Anonymous
Would not recommend. Has some knowledge but a really bad character and will put you down as a person. If you aren’t a favorite, you’re ranked least important and more likely to be put down. A really bad experience and person.
JJ
Miriam is an excellent musician, mentor, and person! She knows her craft extremely well and knows how to coach someone by offering critical feedback and encouragement. Miriam is the kindest and most compassionate person that you will ever meet. Taking vocal lessons with Miriam will make you a better singer and a better person. Thanks, Miriam!
Ethan
Miriam is by far the best singing instructor that I have ever had. She works with you so well to make sure that you find some sort of growth in your singing ability every time you meet with her. Totally Incredible!!
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Michelle T.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Michelle T.

37 Reviews
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In my lessons, you will learn about key signatures, common practice period, SATB writing, proper voice leading, secondary function chords, modulation, etc.

About Michelle

My name is Michelle and I am a Soprano. I have been singing classically for eight years. I previously studied at East Los Angeles College, where I received my AA degree in Music, and at Azusa Pacific University, where I graduated with a BM in Classical Vocal Performance. I am currently pursuing a M

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Emma D.
Michelle was great, professional, educational and patient. It was as good as teaching in person and my daughter really enjoyed her lesson. We are excited to watch her progress in the next few months.
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"David is an exceptional instructor with the ability to help a student resolve problem areas. His teaching methods along with his patience and experience makes him an excellent instructor for beginner and advanced students. I highly recommend David for anyone wanting to learn any instrument along with respective technique and theory."
Sammy
Took Music Theory lessons from David D.
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"Tolga is a kind of teacher who has an innate talent of solving problems. He never goes on without making it clear when you are in need of furter information or lost during the class. He uses certain equipment to help him teach more effectively. His way of expressing his invaluable knowledge is highly impressive. If you have a good ear for music, he can train you in the blink of an eye"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Tem T.
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"Upbeat beautiful positive sweet person who loves what she does."
Wendy
Took Music Theory lessons from Sue D.
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"Before attending Berklee College of Music, I had zero formal music theory training. In addition to that disadvantage, I've also struggled with a learning disability my whole life. Because of all this, once classes started, I quickly realized I was in way over my head, and requested a tutor to help- which is when I met Eli! After our first session, it was clear that "knowledgeable" or "helpful" are really understatements when describing his level of expertise. What Eli is, is brilliant- he knows music theory like the front and backs of his hands, and is able to COMMUNICATE it to you in a clear and easy way. Not only did I learn more effectively with Eli's help, but my music theory professor nominated me for the music theory spring scholarship award, and I won! I never would have gotten as far as I did in my music theory studies without his help; I truly admire his intelligence. And lastly, but certainly not least-ly, he is an absolute PLEASURE to work with- I didn't just get a great tutor, but I got a great friend too! Please do yourself a favor and work with Eli, I can promise you you won't be disappointed!"
Taylor Brown
Took Music Theory lessons from Eli S.
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"As Jim states on his bio, he teaches from age 8 and up. I'm one of his "up" students who's been playing guitar for a few years, but never took time to learn theory because I thought it was too confusing or difficult to learn. After being stuck in a rut for the past 30 years, I finally realized that I could be a guitar player, instead of just playing guitar, by understanding WHY I'm playing what I playing. I planned to take a few lessons to see how it would go. That was 4 months ago. Now when I pick up my guitar, I have a plan and am excited to learn more each week. Jim's approach to teaching theory makes it clear for anyone of any age or expertise. If you're young and want to learn the right way, Jim will teach you the right way. For us older folks, I found out you CAN teach an old dog new tricks... I highly recommend Jimmy!"
Anthony
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Julie is a professional Instructor who quickly identifies the level of her students. 

Her energy and sense of humor are contagious and stimulating. 

When we laugh we increase endorphin in our brain which helps us to remember what we learn. 

Thank you Julie for instruction and the pleasure of learning. :)"
Marlena
Took Music Theory lessons from Julie L.
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"The lessons (piano & music theory) I learned from Buzz Amato was the sole reason I got signed to a label & was able to produce 2 Billboard charted singles (which he co-produced with me). I now tour the world djing and produce with talented artists that come to me based off my musical knowledge, that I received from Buzz. I can honestly say NONE of this would happen without the musical instruction of Buzz. Thank you Buzz!"
Aaron 'DJ Kidd Star' Payes
Took Music Theory lessons from Buzz A.
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"Super nice, informative, and easy to understand. Really excited to continue lessons!"
Conor
Took Music Theory lessons from Shelley M.
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"Emily has a strong commitment to making sure her students are learning about music while continuing to enjoy what music can bring to their lives. She not only taught me how to read, listen to, and study music, but she taught me why music is important and how I can live it. Emily teaches with grace and poise. She finds a way to relate to students of any ambition or experience. As a high school student looking to still be involved in music in college, Emily was able to find connections in several cities for me because of her numerous experiences of networking in the music world. She has a broad range of musical talents and has the ability to immediately connect with her students. Emily has not only been a great teacher for me, but a great friend."
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Emily P.
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"Ahmad is very energetic and passionate about guitar and teaching guitar to people. He is very organized and systematic in his teaching. His style of teaching enables students to learn and get to know a wide variety of guitar aspects very quickly. He breaks up lessons into short but consumable modules while at the same time giving something concrete to start playing and get going from the word go whether you are a beginner or not. I've been going to him for several months now and would highly recommend Ahmad for his guitar teaching skills!"
Emma
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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