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Lauren S.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music - Music Education from Ohio Wesleyan University
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Lauren S.

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Music should never simply be a rote-learning process. We develop real artistry. My students learn how to interpret, transform, and create music. From the first lesson, we experiment with various musical "ingredients" and revisit these tools often as we move through a lesson series or repertoire. Students explore a variety of styles and learn to read, compose, and improvise. Students as young as five have created their own theme and variations on a favorite tune with these techniques.

About Lauren

Hello! My name is Lauren, and I am excited to bring out the musician in you! At Musical Life Studio, we foster music from the beginning through the professional level. Our students include: • Children and working adults in beginning & intermediate study • Collegiate and professional music

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Chasity O.
She is such a good voice coach. She watches you and knows exactly what to work on with you. She challenges you and also is very comfortable to work with. I highly recommended lessons with Lauren!!
Marlenny
I thank God that I have Lauren as my violin teacher. As a new learner I fell comfortable and extremely confident with her. She is amazing, very patient, and helps me with all my errors or helps me on how to improve.
Thank you from the bottom my heart!! God bless you in everything you do and your family!
Jeffrey B.
Very nice and professional
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Deborah B.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English and Korean.
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Deborah B.

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As the award winning pianist with doctorate in piano performance, I have performed at several different nations in the world and taught at Piano Academy and a few universities over 25 years teaching from the beginners to doctorate/professional pianists. With many years of experience as a performer and piano educator, my piano lessons are customized and catered to each student's learning style and goals for the most optimal learning experience. While they will LOVE to play the piano music, they will also be building a great foundation of piano technique, music theory and performances. I teach classical music, traditional/contemporary worship songs with improvisation and accompanying. Through my years of teaching, my students have won many competitions and earned highest scores at the state piano exams and pursued music as their profession. I look forward to working with you to create the MOST BEAUTIFUL MUSIC!

About Deborah

I am the award winning concert pianist, piano educator and composer. I have studied and performed in the U.S., Korea, and Europe. I earned my Doctorate in Piano Performance from Arizona State University, Masters in Piano Performance from New England Conservatory and Bachelors from University of Mic

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Dana
Deborah is such an excellent teacher. I've been taking lessons with Deborah for a little over 4 months now and I'm impressed with my progress. We're going at my own pace because I don't have a whole lot of time to practice due to work and other obligations, and she is understanding, incredibly patient, and encouraging.

In the lessons, she's not only teaching me theory and classical piano (my choice), but she's teaching me the joy of playing music and how to play from the soul. Our lessons and my practice never feel tedious. Often, she'll play a song for me so I can hear the melody for a piece I'm going to learn. Whenever she plays, you can see the passion and joy she has for music and piano.

She is a professional, very skilled at both piano and teaching and I'm thankful to be taking lessons with her. Whether you are taking lessons for fun or for professional reasons, Deborah is the right pick.
Dan R.
Deborah is a great teacher! She is good at working with you at your own pace while also challenging you at an appropriate level. I have been progressing much, much faster than when I was just working through books and doing self-study.
Keren D.
Very professional, amazing teacher! Thank you.

Christopher M.

48 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English only
  • Awarded Blues Award from Blues Rock Review
  • Teaches Beginner
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Christopher M.

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Looking to start you musical journey but not sure how? Piano is a great place to start! Learn how to read music in bass & treble clef, rhythms, time signatures, key signatures, music theory, chord structure & inversions!

About Christopher

My name is Chris and I am a professional guitar player. I have been teaching sense 2008 now and sharing the joy of music with others has become a passion of mine. I started playing the piano at the age of five, the trumpet at nine and the guitar at thirteen. Over the years I have also learned to

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Charles F.
Chris is the perfect teacher for what i need, he knows his craft and is a straight shooter and he,s a nice guy.
Dianna S.
I was apprehensive in the beginning for my first in person ukulele lesson. I didn’t want to feel stupid or be a slow learner. But Chris Immediately made me feel comfortable and by the end of the lesson I felt I had made a friend. He is so knowledgeable and walked me through at my pace. After watching endless hours of YouTube ukulele videos, I finally understood the concepts with Chris’s help. Can’t wait till my next lesson with him.
Laura R.
Amazing teacher! I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking to improve with their instrument. Lessons are fun and based on what you want to learn. I'm lucky to have him as a teacher!

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Milton J.

59 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks German, Italian, Spanish, French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Ethnomusicology/African-American & African Studies from University of California Davis
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Milton J.

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I have been teaching the wonderful instrument of the piano for more than seven years.

I utilize the Faber Piano Adventures piano series of lesson books that includes lessons and homework in a fun and engaging way to promote retention. I also use the publication A New Approach to Keyboard Harmony to learn chord progressions, sequences, modulations, realization of both figured and un-figured basses, basic improvisation, and score reading. Learning these techniques will help transition students seamlessly to various styles and genres that incorporate the piano, helping you learn and love the piano without frustrating stoppages that often lead us away from lesson continuity.

From there, for intermediate and advance students I use the Hanon Piano Exercises Book to promote correct and precise fingering, syncopation, arpeggiation, pedaling, and key centering.

Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

About Milton

Hey there, everyone! My name is Milton and I teach vocal, guitar, piano, and musical theatre lessons in the Inland Empire area. I help those young, middle-aged, and not-as-young tap into their own soul through music so that they may help others find theirs as well. I believe that in order to

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Cathy N.
Milton is an excellent instructor! He is very knowledgeable, kind, and patient. The guitar curriculum he uses is very good. I have prior musical knowledge in piano, and Milton knows when I need to be challenged/need extra work and when I can breeze through exercises on my new instrument. Lessons are really fun and I always look forward to them. Highly recommended!
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Sidsel B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Danish
  • Awarded Winner of Danish Song Contest as a part of Eurovision (Dansk Melodigandprix 2006) from Dansk Melodigrandprix / Eurovision
  • Bachelor in Music from Royal Acedemy of Music Aarhus
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Sidsel B.

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In English, Spanish and Danish. Dive into your musical treasure and learn how to play piano, read music, chords, play by ear, compose your own melodies, accompany yourself or others and more. I have a master degree in vocals, piano, teaching and songwriting. I have played piano since I was a kid and has been the best investment I’ve made in my musical career.

It's of upper most importance to me that you have a safe container in our lessons, so that you feel safe to grow and unfold your musical talent and piano skills to it's fullest potential.

In the lessons we set a goal for what you wish to focus on and I tailor the lessons with all my expertise and experience so we together step by step can reach your milestones and meet your needs.

About Sidsel

I love teaching, music and supporting others to find the strength and tools to unfold their highest potential! I believe that we can achieve anything with dedication, the right inspiration and support. I can teach in English, Spanish or Danish. I have a Masters Degree in vocals, teaching and son

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John M.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Studied Music Theroy & Music History from Palomar College
  • Teaches Beginner
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John M.

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Learn the Tricks of the trade and get up and going fast on Piano!!! Please change "Subject" to see full bio for other instruments.

About John

I have 43 years of Professional drums & percussion experience and 12 years of teaching beginning to advanced drummers by ear, performance & notation. Preforming drums has brought so much enjoyment to my life and has expanded my cognitive and creative mind more than I would have ever realized when I

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Jacob
Just had my first drums lesson with John. He is great at breaking the instrument down into manageable pieces and building confidence quickly. I am very excited for future lessons!
Serena
Great instructor! Great communication
Royce M.
Best instructor ever!

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Iowa City, IA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Iowa City is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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$57 average
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"Based on my initial experience, he was easygoing and forward with his method of instruction. Generally a good first impression."
Marco Antonio
Took Piano lessons from Timothy S.
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"I really like Marty, she is a great teacher! We have been with her for over two years and she teaches my two older children. I appreciate that she takes a slightly different approach to each child based on their learning style and personality. She is patient yet demanding with the kids, and flexible with my needs and requests as a parent. It is clear she is knowledgeable and loves piano and music generally."
Beth
Took Piano lessons from Marty W.
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"If you're looking for someone with patience for a beginner I highly recommend Rina! She is very talented on an array of instruments! My 7 year old just loves her and is excited to go to their piano lesson."
Anthony
Took Piano lessons from Rina M.
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"Lori is an excellent teacher, knowledgeable, patient and good looking."
Oscar
Took Piano lessons from Lori A.
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"Ginni is a positive and warm teacher!"
Abbie
Took Piano lessons from Ginni A.
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"James is one of the most patient and passionate instructors out there. He really takes his time to help his students get the most out of each lesson. His knowledge of music and his incredible talent make him the perfect choice for students of any age or level. Highly recommend."
Victoria
Took Piano lessons from James R.
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"Wow! Wow! Wow! This was truly money and time well spent. I went into this lesson with no expectations, rather just with the hope of connecting well with a piano instructor that was not only well versed but could ease me into being a student. Paul is a rare treasure. He exceeded all my hopes of what I hoped to gain from my lessons. I would highly recommend him for any piano student. If you're looking to be challenged, and learn any genre of music,, don't wait...book your lessons with Paul. Thank you Paul. I'm looking forward to growing as a student."
Yah
Took Piano lessons from Paul M.
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"So far so good. Sandra seems to have the patience I need as a beginner. Thank you Sandra."
Dodd
Took Piano lessons from Sandra H.
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"My first piano lesson turned out to be so much more than I could have ever expected. My teacher, Kristin is so engaged in the lesson and so very well prepared. We covered so much in such a short time. She made every minute both fun and informative while providing a very friendly environment in her studio. I feel very fortunate to have found such a really competent music teacher."
Diane
Took Piano lessons from Kristin M.
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"Excellent - looking forward to more lessons!!"
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Took Piano lessons from Matthew H.
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