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Caleb L.

4 Reviews
Iowa City, IA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Caleb L.

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I am a top call substitute playing euphonium with the Chicago Symphony. I have been featured playing Janacek's Sinfonietta, Holst's Planets, and Pictures at an Exhibition playing the Bydlo tuba solo. In addition I won the grand prize at the 2012 Chicago Brass Festival Solo competition on Euphonium.

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.

Nick D.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nick D.

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About Nick

Nick is currently pursuing a Ph.D in Music Education from Florida State University. Previously, he attended The University of Texas at Austin where he earned a bachelor's degree in Music Education, taught high school and middle school band and guitar for 3 years in Austin, TX, most recently earning

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Maggie S.
Nick was patient with a brand new learner and explained things in a very easy to understand way. He didnt just talk, he asked questions to explore whether the student was grasping the information. Very happy to be working with him as is my daughter!

Jonathan M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English and Tagalog(Filipino)
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Santo Tomas--Manila, Philippines
  • Teaching since 1991
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Jonathan M.

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Not all students are created equal and you need a teacher who has tons of experience to teach you on the level that you can understand and be passionate about.

My lessons cater to you personally--they designed to push and motivate you in the fastest way possible, in line with what you want and need to learn about the Guitar.

Learn from a true master!

About Jonathan

Hi, Jonathan here... but you can call me Johnny. And I'm a Guitar teacher specializing in blues and rock--My blues influence can be heard when I play jazz, soul and funk, so people have told me that I play so passionately. "the blues are the roots, the rest are the fruits" I am also a mul

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Justin Phillips
Very informative and helpful. Looking forward to future lessons
JD
Great teacher. Really knows his stuff! I recommend him.

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Rafael C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Norwegian
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors from The New School University
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Rafael C.

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Understanding music theory makes you a better musician. The term "music theory" covers many different topics: reading, harmony, arranging, composition, rhythm, ear training, orchestration, improvisation, just to name a few. Understanding any of these on a deeper level enriches your experience as a musician and can create more opportunities in your musical life. Maybe you play by ear but want to make music that requires reading skills. Perhaps you wish to write music but don't know where to begin. Maybe you want to solo in your jazz band but don't know harmony. Whatever your goals are, we can work together to help you achieve them. All you need are open ears, open eyes, and an open mind!

About Rafael

Born and raised in Boulder CO, NYC-based trumpeter Rafael Castillo-Halvorssen always brings joy and enthusiasm to the bandstand. He was inspired to pursue playing trumpet professionally in his early teens when he first heard Louis Armstrong’s 1956 record Ambassador Satch (go listen to it right now

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Dmitri
Rafael is a very dedicated teacher, who is an excellent musician with outstanding ears and a passion for the subject. I particularly appreciate how he skirts the worlds of jazz and classical music, and relates to both. He has ideas of what he wants to get across in each lesson, yet also listens and responds to students feedback. I certainly recommend Rafael as a teacher!
Nolan
When I began trumpet lessons with Rafael I had zero experience on a brass instrument. He started out teaching me the basic fingerings on the horn, but before I knew it he had me learning traditional New Orleans second line music as well as some more contemporary brass band tunes. After just a few lessons with Rafael I succeeded in securing myself a spot in an audition-only, collegiate-level ensemble dedicated to playing this style of music. Rafael is fantastic teacher and pleasure to learn from. If you are looking to improve you playing and have loads of fun at the same time, Rafael is definitely the teacher for you!

Albert P.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
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Albert P.

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I make learning piano fun. I teach all musical styles. I teach all ages and abilities, including special needs. I find out what you want to learn, and I teach that. I also teach theory, composition, improv, by ear, reading lead sheets for church

About Albert

I love music and I love piano. I want to make learning fun. Practice should be fun. I can teach all musical styles, all ages and abilities. I find out what you want to learn and take it from there. I gear each lesson individually to what you would like to learn :o)

Kathryn Z.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German, French, Italian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kathryn Z.

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Rhythm guitar, picking patterns and reading notes on the guitar are all taught.

About Kathryn

Kathy believes that variety is the spice of not only life, but also music. Raised singing folk music with a musical family (think accordions, guitars and lots of vocal harmonies), she learned guitar and piano at an early age, but began singing even earlier. Her quest to give the world the bes

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Mary-Clare
Amazing!!! A bright, joyful light!
Thiago
My experience with Kathy has been great. It's been roughly five months and I learned a lot and I'm also much more confident to sing. Learning the right techniques is crucial. Kathy is extremely patient and she adapts the classes to the student goals and aspirations. English is not my first language and she was also always very respectful and patient in explaining everything twice or maybe three times until I get it.
Kathleen
Kathryn has a terrific demeanor, and provides clear, thoughtful suggestions for technique!

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"My two girls started taking piano lessons in Kindergarten and were very excited to learn. That enthusiasm didn't last long when teacher after teacher showed irritation and a lack of patience with young learners. We went through SIX teachers and were asked by friends why we continued our search for the RIGHT teacher. I knew the girls wanted to play and the problem wasn't that they were children, the problem was finding that teacher who had great patience, an even temper, and one who could move students through those periods of tough times. We found THAT teacher in Ms. Patty!!!!! We have been with her now for two years. The girls are practicing now for their fourth recital and absolutely love playing. They have learned so much more than piano. They have learned patience by example...... Ms. Patty is the best ever!!!!!! <3"
Faith
Took Piano lessons from Patti C.
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"Having piano lessons with Ms. Angela is the most cheerful event for both of my kids, their favorite teacher of all! They also love Ms. Angela's beautiful voice too."
Lily
Took Piano lessons from Angela H.
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"Thank you very much for being a wonderful teacher for my daughter. She had learnt lot of techniques as a beginner and has improved very much because of Geronimo. We really miss having you as a violin teacher in Norman."
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Took Violin lessons from Geronimo O.
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"Alex is enthusiastic, patient and a great teacher. He answered all my questions, and kept the lesson at my pace. He offered suggestions and tools that went above my expectations."
Tamarin
Took Ukulele lessons from Alexander A.
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"My first lesson today was explained clearly and detailed."
Evan
Took Piano lessons from Frixos P.
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"Just had a wonderful first lesson with Phillip! I'm so glad that I took the chance to learn piano online with him, perfect setup for a smooth learning environment, very kind, skilled, organized, and fun teacher to have. I'm looking forward to next week's lesson already!"
Jasmine
Took Piano lessons from Phillip F.
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"A really great teacher! Highly recommend."
Dominic
Took Classical Piano lessons from Kara S.
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"Matt has taught me SO much and I advanced so quickly in my playing! Matt taught me how to play the songs and styles I wanted to learn. He introduced me to new styles of music and playing to open my abilities up, and backed it up with the theory of what’s happening in the music I’m playing to understand it.

I became a better player, much tighter with my timing, turned my “chunky” picking into smooth, controlled, efficient, much better sounding playing. Matt helped me lock in to better timing (even different time signatures), and through the nuggets of theory he passed on - gave me the tools I needed to write MUCH better music! I started lessons with Matt to just “learn how to play guitar better”. I definitely got that PLUS a fun well-rounded music education too!

Matt is truly an inspiring teacher who is uber friendly and enthusiastic about teaching. His teaching makes you want to keep picking up the guitar as often as possible!"
Bill N.
Took Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Fantastic first lesson, correcting my technique, pronunciation, with an analysis of the score in relation to the composer, stressing the importance of the dynamic....all that in 1h. Willing to repeat!!"
Borja
Took Singing lessons from Alexandra D.
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"Leanna is a great instructor. This has been my first time playing violin and she has been very helpful and encouraging. If you are new to violin Leanna is a great teacher for you!"
Benjamin
Took Violin lessons from Leanna L.
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