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Kelvin L.

136 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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Kelvin L.

136 Reviews
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I have been teaching mandolin lesson for almost 18 years.
Students will learn everything from the ground up. While they move from one skill level to the next, instruction will include not only learning how to play their mandolin, but instrument and equipment maintenance, passing a proficiency exam at the end of each session

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects

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Mike
Kelvin was great! Very professional and welcoming. He was very open to know what I waned to learn. Kelvin was also incredibly patient with me and did not pass any judgement whenever I made a mistake. I'm really looking forward to my next lesson with him.
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Calvin A.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $51
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Music from University of Southern California
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Calvin A.

29 Reviews
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Mandolin playing requires a knowledge of chords, melody, picking technique as well as knowing songs to play all of which we will begin to learn in your first lesson.

About Calvin

As a teacher, I have worked with of many ages and backgrounds. One of my students, Skylar Stecker, has gone on to become a successful major label recording artist recently becoming the youngest artist to receive a number 1 on the dance billboard charts. I recently had the opportunity to tour with

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Lucas and Logan really liked Calvin and looking forward to their next lessons.
Daisy
Just had the first session with Calvin. He showed up on time, he was very patient the whole time.

Randall C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Randall C.

6 Reviews
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A wonderful instrument with much more application than one can imagine. I can help you build an excellent foundation

About Randall

My love of music and musical talent was discovered when I was just five years old. An uncle gave me a plastic recorder and, without lessons or help from anyone, I was playing melodies within days. Soon after I started taking private lessons on Saxophone and Clarinet. I played my first paying job

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Trevor
I have been Randall's student for a few years. Randall is very knowledgeable about music and an excellent teacher. Additionally, Randall is courteous, professional, and punctual. I highly recommend Randall as your new music instructor.
Tammy
Randall has been teaching my son clarinet for the past 2 years in his home and we couldn't be more pleased with my son's outcome. He knows how to work With students and get them to advance to their highest potential.
Philip
Randall has been teaching guitar to my 12 year-old son for about 3 years. He is very knowledgeable and patient. He knows and can teach many different styles of music on several different instruments. I highly recommend Randall for students of any age.

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Dane C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks German
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Awarded Summa Cum Laude Graduate from Oakland Community College
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Dane C.

3 Reviews
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Students should expect a strong foundation in reading and performing quality repertoire for the Mandolin. My curriculum will focus heavily on Bluegrass and Celtic music.

About Dane

Greetings! I am a current WSU student of Vocal Music Education with my principle instrument as voice (Tenor). I'm 25 years old, and a well rounded musician with a great sense of humor and a laid back attitude. This isn't to say that my lessons are all fun and games; there is a serious element to

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Erin
It was my first time ever doing a private vocal lesson. I had an audition to prepare for, and went to the only person I would trust. He is so knowledgeable and made things super easy to understand. I felt not only relaxed, but he built up my confidence while teaching me the proper way to shape my vowels. He gave me some techniques for relaxing and breathing, too, which is super helpful for my anxiety. Wouldn't go to anyone else!
Anthony
Dane is an excellent teacher to work with. You can get a lot accomplished with him any time you work with him. He'll make you feel super comfortable in your own abilities no matter what level you are, while also working with you towards realistic goals. He explains things very well and with patience. He'll treat you way more on a personal one on one level than anybody I've tried to work with thus far. Extremely understanding, and great teacher. 11/10.
Ellisa
Very helpful. Works at your pace. Makes it so you can easily understand new things. It's nice to not feel pressured to get something down quickly. I feel like I'm learn a lot comfortably.
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Eric B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Eric B.

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I try to make the lessons as fun and educational as possible. I split my lessons into three parts. Theory , Technique , and songs. I use my own curriculum that I have created after 20 years of research and proven teaching. All students are different so I create individual lesson plans for each student. I teach beginners and also intermediate and advanced blues, jazz, and pop. I would love to be your teacher!

About Eric

Hi my name is Eric. I have been teaching over 20 years and I have Undergrad and a Masters Degree. All students are different and have different needs. Because of this, I write individual lesson plans for each student. I would love the opportunity to be your teacher!

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Randall C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Music from Gulf Coast College
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Randall C.

6 Reviews
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A wonderful instrument with much more application than one can imagine. I can help you build an excellent foundation

About Randall

My love of music and musical talent was discovered when I was just five years old. An uncle gave me a plastic recorder and, without lessons or help from anyone, I was playing melodies within days. Soon after I started taking private lessons on Saxophone and Clarinet. I played my first paying job

Recent Reviews
Trevor
I have been Randall's student for a few years. Randall is very knowledgeable about music and an excellent teacher. Additionally, Randall is courteous, professional, and punctual. I highly recommend Randall as your new music instructor.
Tammy
Randall has been teaching my son clarinet for the past 2 years in his home and we couldn't be more pleased with my son's outcome. He knows how to work With students and get them to advance to their highest potential.
Philip
Randall has been teaching guitar to my 12 year-old son for about 3 years. He is very knowledgeable and patient. He knows and can teach many different styles of music on several different instruments. I highly recommend Randall for students of any age.

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Average Cost of Mandolin Lessons in Alpha, IL

The average cost of 60-minute mandolin lessons in Alpha is $59. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $106 per hour.
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"I've been taking lessons from Tara now for the better part of 4 years. She is talented, professional, engaging, knowledgeable, and most importantly, patient. She taught this old dog a lot of new tricks on the Mandolin. I still have a long way to go, but if you are looking for a Mando teacher, this lady is tops in my book. Sorry she left VA, but NY got themselves one good musician and teacher."
- Al
Took Mandolin lessons from Tara L.
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"Awesome lesson!
Grant is giving me the help I need to become a better mandolin player.
He all so gives me feedback from the the lesson to let me know my downfalls,progress,etc.
Thank you!"
- Jim
Took Mandolin lessons from Grant H.
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"Great instructor with great patience for zero experience student. Looking forward to next lesson. I'm hooked."
- Joe
Took Mandolin lessons from Ben H.
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"I have been studying with Andrew for over a month now and I find mt his teaching technique is simply awesome. Andrew skillfully assessed my strengths and weaknesses and geared my lessons for n a way that showed benefits right from the start.
Oh ya, he’s a monster player too."
- Chris
Took Mandolin lessons from Andrew H.
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"I immediately felt at ease with Jeff and it did not take him long to figure me out and point me in the right direction. Looking forward to many more lessons with him. I wish I lived here so it could be on a more regular basis. But happy with what I CAN get. Thanks Jeff!"
- Richard
Took Mandolin lessons from Jeff S.
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"Thank you Victor for my first music lesson on the mandolin. I am new to music, and sure that I will enjoy learning with you."
- Bruce
Took Mandolin lessons from Victor S.
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"Great instructor with great patience for zero experience student. Looking forward to next lesson. I'm hooked."
- Joe
Took Mandolin lessons from Ben H.
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"great instructor...."
- James
Took Mandolin lessons from Ray M.
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"Glen is a very knowledgable teacher. He makes it easy to understand what I'm doing wrong, and right."
- Rod
Took Mandolin lessons from Glenn S.
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"This was my first lesson with Grant and the lesson was very personal,informative and educational.
Looking forward to the next lesson with him."
- Jim
Took Mandolin lessons from Grant H.
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