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David M.

47 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Awarded B.M./M.M. Scholarship from Webster Universty
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David M.

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Intervals, Chord/Scale relationships, Circle of Fifths, advanced musical form.

About David

Composer and guitarist David began formal music training at the age of 5 on the drums. He taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing in local rock bands. Initially entering college as a Journalism major, his passion for music led him to Meramec College where he studied Music Theory with

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Dave is a great teacher!
Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
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Richard D.

25 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Richard D.

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Music theory is a fancy term for "how to think about music". If you wish to learn how and why certain music sounds like it does or makes you feel the way it does, we can explore these theories and concepts to develop different strategies to help you reach the next level of artistic expression.

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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Gitana M.

2 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gitana M.

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Music is a different language, and theory is how we learn to speak fluently in music. Whether you are brand new to music or a seasoned professional wanting to brush up on your theory skills, lessons with me will help anyone learn to read, write and play better music.
Music theory lessons are not intended for musicians wanting to practice their instruments. Instead, we will work one on one making sure that you master the concepts of music theory. From basic intervals all the way to a 12 tone matrix. You will leave lessons with me understanding what you hear when you listen to music and why it sounds the way it does.

About Gitana

Hi, my name is Gitana! I earned my degree in Music Education with an emphasis in Voice from Midwestern State University in 2011. I was first trained in classical music and prepared for a career in opera. But as life tends to do, things changed and I've been working in musical theatre for the last

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My daughter was very nervous about starting her lesson, but Gitana put her at ease right away. She was a very happy and enthusiastic beginning singer at the end of her lesson. Thanks Gitana!
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Enrique S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Music from Musicians Institute
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Enrique S.

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I'll teach you about what makes a chord, a scale, different type of chords and scales, we can over your favorite songs and analyze it to understand it's music foundation.

I'll answer any questions you have.

About Enrique

I've been in the music industry for more than 10 years, actively performing different hats by being a Guitar Player, Drummer, Teaching Assistant, Live Audio Engineer, Beat Maker, Music Producer and Recording Engineer; this has allowed me to get a wide perspective of this industry and understand what

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Nicole M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 2 to 70
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Nicole M.

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Learn to read, write and understand basic music theory.

About Nicole

Music Lessons I believe it is important for students to learn proper piano and vocal techniques such as reading music, warming up, fingering skills, and technique secrets. Learning a musical instrument is a skill that can be taken with you throughout your life! Health Coaching You only have one

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Tzipora N.
I was really happy. She was extremely clear and checking if I understood . Can’t wait for next lesson ! ;)
Sofia
I love how Nicole always pushes me to do my best! She is very nice, and always has many compliments for you. Nicole is very talented, too!
Jake
Nicole is my voice teacher and she is amazing. She has helped me so much with my voice. And she has even helped me with auditions for my school musical. She even helps me when not in lessons by sending me music and correct key signatures. I would definitely recommed her to anyone.
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Griffin H.

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Starting at $35
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  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Griffin H.

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Methods: Your goals are central to my teaching. I will work with you to make sure we are on the right path to achieving them. If you play an instrument, I'll do my best to make sure we apply what we go over to your instrument for practical mastery of the topics! This is something often missing in traditional theory teachings. I make sure to also get a good grasp of each student's learning style. I make custom learning materials for each lesson, which I spend lots of careful thought and time on to ensure the best experience.

Background: I have been playing for over 15 years and have a degree from Berklee College of Music. In addition to teaching, I have experience in music production, songwriting, and playing live and in the studio.

About Griffin

I am a multi-instrumentalist with a degree from Berklee College of Music. I took concentrations in music technology and music business, while also taking many opportunities to studying everything from music theory to songwriting and of course, guitar. I started playing guitar at a young age and ove

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Columbia, IL

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Columbia is $66. 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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"Jerry has an excellent talent for a wide range of aptitudes. The soundtracks he composes can really connect people with the imagery they seen in the videos. It moves you and really can play into setting the overall tone of your project. You can see his drive and passion for perfection in everything he does."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Jerry M.
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"Thanks Rosita for your patience, for your cares and effort on making us better singers. Although some of us in the Church quire had no idea of what correct singing was u helped us excel and move forward in knowledge of musical notes, pitch ranges, tuning, proper breathing, diet and all that good stuff about singing. I can only describe u as an AWESOME teacher!!! Love u bunch your friend and student always
Marichuy! :-);-)"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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"Jon knew right away what I needed... Jon drew out cords and progression for me to study. He also advised me how to prolong my sequences and progressions. Fun learning environment..."
Willabe
Took Music Theory lessons from Jon A.
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"Billy is a great teacher! He really knows a lot about Theory and he really helped me in detail with how to get something right. I would recommend Billy for any teaching job, he's really great! Thanks Billy! :)"
Misia
Took Music Theory lessons from Billy D.
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"I have been studying with Jim for almost two years now. He has a great structure to his studying that creates an organized and focused outcome. He is very personable and can take on any types of students. Jim makes a comfortable environment for any student to enjoy learning and to have a great instructor as well. Highly Recommend!!"
Ryan P.
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Jeffery breaks down the basics of Classical and Jazz Theory and gives you methods to master new concepts and directly apply them to improvisation and composition."
Mike Pellera
Took Music Theory lessons from Jeffery M.
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"Thanks Rosita for your patience, for your cares and effort on making us better singers. Although some of us in the Church quire had no idea of what correct singing was u helped us excel and move forward in knowledge of musical notes, pitch ranges, tuning, proper breathing, diet and all that good stuff about singing. I can only describe u as an AWESOME teacher!!! Love u bunch your friend and student always
Marichuy! :-);-)"
Maria D. Aburto
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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"Really enjoyed my lessons and learned a lot. Would recommend!"
Kacey
Took Music Theory lessons from Grady T.
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"Jimmy teach music not just guitar. He teaches common senses ways to make it easy to understand and retain. He is an excellent teacher"
James
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Jim explains music theory in such an easy to understand way. He goes step by step from the beginning. At every lesson we would review what I learned in previous lesson. I have taken music theory at mercer county college and I have to say that I learned more from Jim than I did in a whole semester. I highly recommend him."
Edna
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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