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Kathy S.

7 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Emglish
  • Bachelors Degree from St. Louis University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kathy S.

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Students of all ages in a personal relaxed atmosphere.
Customized to each student. If the student has not previously taken lessons I use Piano Adventures as the basic course guide. I have found it the most productive and enjoyable for my students. I uses a minimum of the Lesson and Theory book for my younger students with either the basic course or Accelerated course depending on their age and maturity. Adults begin with the All In one adult book. I add the other books that accompany each level based on the particular students needs and interests. I believe that a good grounding in Theory is essential as a student who becomes proficient in sight reading, no matter how well he/she plays by ear, will find that the doors for lifetime musical fulfillment with be much wider. However, with a student who has already had some lessons I will be happy to continue with any method that the student is currently using.
I also believe in supplementing the Piano course with the student's favorite ...

About Kathy

About Me: I am an experienced classically trained Pianist who has been playing since the 3rd grade. I enjoy all styles of music and love sharing that enjoyment with my students. I have certification from the State of Missouri that I am proficient in educating beginning Piano students and have conti

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Josh
Kathy is very fun and enjoyable. We laugh during my lessons and she is low pressure. She makes the entire process of learning an instrument fun!
Tammy
I am VERY pleased with Kathy as my daughter's piano teacher! She is patient and knowledgeable giving a very well rounded lesson. She includes theory in her lesson plan and I think that helps my daughter in her understanding of the whys...
Kathy
Kathy came to my home for my lesson. She has a very pleasant personality and it is very easy to follow her instructions. She kept the pace up, yet did not overload me. It's been a number of years since I have played and she did an excellent job on getting me back on the keys. I am looking forward to our next lesson.
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Matthew V.

Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Awarded Best Instrumental from The Orange County Music Awards
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Matthew V.

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I have worked with many clients on helping them build out their songwriting/composition skills... as well as performance.

I have over 40 years experience in the Music Industry & I currently teach songwriting at the Extreme Music Institute in Saint Louis, Missouri. I also was an instructor at the GRAMMY Summer Music Career Camp in Los Angeles for over ten years.

About Matthew

I teach because I love it... I love seeing a student reach their goals. I’ve been working with music students for long enough now that I am able to quickly determine what their next best action should be… the action that will enable them to grow & evolve as guitar players. I have a keen sense o

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Richard D.

25 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Management (Marketing Emphasis) from University of Missouri St Louis
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Richard D.

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Students interested in learning songwriting can explore many different styles and approaches. I have been writing songs for more than 8 years and have recorded 6 full length albums of original material in a variety of genres including rock, blues, country, reggae, bluegrass, Americana, and folk. My students can expect thorough instruction and study based on classic and modern songwriting techniques in the genres of interest. We will study "music first" songwriting, "words first" songwriting, and improvisational techniques, as well as "cut and paste multi-tracking". Poetry, prose, nonsensical, call and response, storytelling, and traditional are all avenues of exploration.

About Richard

Music is my life. Since the age of 16, I have studied the guitar extensively. During my high-school years I was involved in band, marching band, choir, and independent music theory. I started my first band when I was 19 in the U.S. Army, and my life has never been the same since. I played music

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Greg
Richie is a great instructor who strikes a good balance between keeping things new and fun while also creating a healthy challenge. I'm only halfway through my lessons with him, and I've enjoyed each one of them so far!
Richard W.
This was my first lesson with Richard, he was awesome. Richard is very knowledgeable, good listener and explained in detail what we were covering for the lesson this evening. Richard is very patient and explained he enjoys working with beginners, highly recommend Richard if you’re looking to learn to play the guitar. Looking forward to learning more from Richard.
Jason
Richie is very knowledgeable and presented the information in an easy to understand way. I would highly recommended him as an instructor!

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Ellen O.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $59
  • Speaks French, English
  • B.M. Music Education and Music Performance from Ithaca College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ellen O.

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I strive for my lessons to be all about the student and tailoring them to your interests and needs! I have experience teaching on all wind instruments and I hope we can improve on your music-making skills!. I have much experience preparing students for programs such as school programs, entrance placements, youth ensemble programs, and all-state ensembles.

About Ellen

I have been playing music my whole life participating in band, orchestra, chorus, and piano. I have been teaching students of all ages and abilities privately primarily on flute and oboe since 2010 as well as various other wind and brass students. I hold a B.M. in Music Education and Oboe Performa

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Had an awesome first lesson experience and excited to continue working with Ellen!
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Chester W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chester W.

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Hello to all my future students! I’ve been teaching for over twenty years and I teach piano, guitar and ukulele lessons. I teach jazz and ragtime for piano once my students learn the basics. I try to engage in games as much as possible when teaching music theory.

About Chester

I use the Alfred piano method for the basics of piano and move on to more specific music that the student has an interest in. I specialize in jazz and ragtime. Only a starter keyboard is needed for beginning students. I teach theory thru online games. I’ve been teaching online lessons for about a y

Ryan L.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Ryan L.

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Get audition ready! I can prepare you for an musical theater audition which includes: choosing the right repertoire, audition techniques and vocal music preparation (tempo, style, rhythm, intent).

I can can prepare student trumpet auditions which includes: scales, sight reading, and solo piece from the standard repertoire.

About Ryan

Ryan L. is a local composer, conductor, musician and musicologist. He holds a Masters degree in Musicology from California State University, Long Beach Cole Conservatory of Music. He is a professor of music at Woodbury University where he teaches a course in Music and Film. Additionally he is also

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James P.
Marvelous instructor for an old student (76). Apparently if you can teach young students, you are best equipped to handle the older students.
Jonelle Pickett
Excellent at giving pointers and exercises to help students improve sound quality. Patient, positive and personable.
Stephanie R.
Fabulous teacher! My son's taking beginning trumpet lessons. Ryan is patient, attentive, encouraging, and knowledgeable. Ryan is punctual and flexible when rescheduling needs to be arranged. He responds to email, phone calls, etc. in a timely manner. My son enjoys learning from him. It's a pleasure to have him as my son's teacher.

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"I am 3 lessons in, and I am very satisfied with the pace we are taking the lessons and the advice I am receiving for my music career. I like to cover a lot of material in lessons and in homework and we are keeping busy as I like. If you're serious about music, you will probably like Troy as your instructor."
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"My daughter Coco studied with Frances for a number of years. Without question Francis was the best music teacher Coco ever had, and she's had quite a few.
Francis is generous, creative, and inspiring to work with, she has the perfect balance of qualities that a music student needs. She's highly motivating and makes demands of her students which stretch them to achieve their full potential, yet she never pushes past their limits; Coco never felt stressed by her practice but always wanted to fulfill the expectation of excellence which Francis instilled in her. Francis always led by example and was kind, supportive, and a lot of fun to work with. She's also disciplined, reliable, and punctual. I give her the highest recommendation."
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Took Flute lessons from Frances B.
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"Erik was a great teacher. He was really nice and friendly. He was always available for questions outside of the lessons so always willing to help out. As an intermediate player I would highly recommend Erik to anyone else."
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Took Guitar lessons from Erik A.
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"Ramona is truly a musician and a knowledgeable, professional and delightful teacher. I was not able to continue my lessons due to family illness, but would take her again if I could."
Vesta
Took Piano lessons from Ramona D.
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"Super sweet and thorough. I've enjoyed my first lesson already"
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"Great first lesson- Eric is very calming and reassuring. I really like his focus on how to practice effectively. Looking forward to my next lesson!"
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Took Flute lessons from Eric P.
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"Jason is an excellent instructor. On my first lesson, he was able to efficiently gauge my level and provide clear and directional teaching. I look forward to taking my guitar playing to the next level. I also appreciated the communication with lesson planning and his punctuality."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jason M.
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Took Piano lessons from Randy L.
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"Nancy was fantastic!!! We are very excited about my daughter's lessons with her!!"
Frances
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Nancy R.
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