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Caleb M.

67 Reviews
Lake Zurich, IL
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Caleb M.

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I've been playing trumpet for 20 years, and I'm anxious to pass along my love for the instrument to others of all ages! I teach a variety of styles with my experience performing many kinds of music from classical to hip-hop. Whatever your interests I can get you playing with a healthy approach to brass playing and solid fundamentals!

About Caleb

Caleb moved from his hometown of Wichita, Kansas, to Chicago in 2008 to attend DePaul University, where he received his Bachelor’s in Trumpet Performance studying under Matt Lee and Tage Larsen. Since then, Caleb has picked up a variety of regular gigs across a wide spectrum of styles, genres, and

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Xander
This is your guy.

Really good, balanced teacher for my 9 year old. Focused but not strict, relaxed and curious but not a push over. Great sound too - my son and I were both very impressed with his playing, and that's the best kind of teacher to learn from imo.
Bob M.
Caleb knows when to interrupt with a tip or a useful instruction and knows how to frame it in a way that makes sense to the student.
Austin
Caleb was great! He is great with my 11 year old son. Looking forward to the next lesson. My son said he was really cool :)
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Lydia S.

6 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, French
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Master of Music in Choral Conducting from Michigan State University
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Lydia S.

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A passionate advocate for empowered music making, my purpose is to empower creators of various ages and stages to make their best art. I have been teaching private piano lessons for 14 years. A flexible teacher who values experimentation, continuous learning, and artistic freedom, I cater my approach to each student's unique needs.

About Lydia

I teach students of all ages and stages. Having studied piano for 16 years and voice for 4 years, my students can expect to learn theory and technique along with repertoire. I encourage my students to practice for at least ten minutes every day! All members of my studio have the opportunity to perf

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Julia
Wonderful first lesson! Thank you.
Rachel Pasquini
We recently started piano lessons with Ms Lydia and we can’t say enough good things. Our daughter Emerson asks each day if Ms Lydia is coming to play piano. And we believe that is because of Ms Lydia's positive attitude, happy personality and ability to make learning music so much fun! Ms Lydia has already taught my daughter so much in regards to music and reading notes. Emerson enjoys each lesson so much that she practices the piano on her own. We are so grateful for Ms Lydia. She’s engaging, caring and her passion for music is contagious!
Winslow
Lydia is a great teacher! She selects great music for my level and offers me suggestions to improve my ability. I enjoy practicing everyday and she never gets frustrated when I make mistakes but shows me correct fingering.

I began playing at 13 years old, and have taken lessons from many other teachers and now I'm 69 and have MS, she does a great job with me!

Nithin K.

Chicago, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nithin K.

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I'm excited, passionate, and eager to teach drums. I think a review on my Google business are a good place to start:
"Nithin is a phenom drum instructor. He’s super professional, organized and encouraging - three traits that are extremely important to me. Professional - timely, super knowledgable about the drums, and focused. Organized - had a series planned for each lesson and filmed them during the class so I could return to them later. Encouraging - understood the difficulty of learning new techniques and encouraged me to try to push through the discomfort, which often lasted for less time than I expected."

About Nithin

Hello! My name is Nithin and I have been a drum teacher for over 20 years! I have spent the past 7 years touring the world as both the drummer and bass player for critically-acclaimed, and current Late Night with Seth Meyers guitarist, Marnie Stern. My curriculum is specially designed to make drum

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Russell W.

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Starting at $54
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Russell W.

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My foremost teaching goal is to help each student discover his or her own musical voice. To achieve this, I customize a program of study for each student to help them eventually reach the point of producing music from their heart.

Playing correct notes, tempos, and dynamics is very important, but should be coupled with a genuine love for the music being played.

With this approach, I have seen my students become more dedicated and more fulfilled in their journey and produce music that stirs the emotions of the listeners.

About Russell

I am a classically trained pianist and am still actively performing as well as teaching. My desire is to pass on my knowledge and experience to another generation of musicians. I love playing and performing for others on the piano. It is this passion coming through in the music that I play tha

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Stephanie Y.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts - Violin Performance from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
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Stephanie Y.

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I love tailoring lessons to my students! Music is personal and I want to make sure you're learning what you're interested in or need to learn in order to prepare you for auditions or keep up in groups you play in. I always ask students for a list of music they're listening to or want to learn - nothing's off limits!

About Stephanie

I started Suzuki violin lessons at the age of 3 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Music degree from UW-Milwaukee. In following years, I did post graduate work at Alverno College and went on to complete Suzuki teacher training in Suzuki Books 1-4. Besides teaching private violin, viola, and pian

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Steph C.
I've been taking lessons with Stephanie for about 3.5 months now. I was looking for a teacher with flexibility who could adapt their teaching to the student, rather than following a rigid lesson plan. Stephanie has been a great fit! Not only do I play songs that I want to learn, but also I feel like a lot of what we focus on learning is actually adapted to me. I love that if I want to experiment with a new technique, she encourages me and is there to guide me on how to approach it. Nothing ever feels out of reach (though it might take lots of practice). She focuses on consistent improvement rather than doing something right or wrong. Stephanie is also very responsive between lessons to answer questions, including with video demos. She's very helpful, positive, and overall fun to work with.
Gabrielle H.
My first virtual lesson with Stephanie went really well. I was nervous as an adult beginner. Stephanie was very reassuring, engaging and fun.
Alexis
Great as usual. She cares about her students.
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Mindy H.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Mindy H.

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Unashamed Vocal Coaching exists to train & equip influential artists to encourage & inspire others through music. I provide vocal coaching, songwriting classes, & vocals for producers/artists. All training is taught through a biblical perspective, with the purpose of impacting the world for Christ. Every song assigned in vocal coaching is by Christian or clean artists. Any Ad-Lib or requested lead vocals must be for a clean song, with no language, alcohol/drug/sex references, or immoral behavior.

About Your Coach: Mindy Galvin-House is a twenty-eight-year-old singer/songwriter/worship leader from Ohio. In a span of fifteen years, she has written over two hundred songs, recorded EP's, been featured on multiple albums, attended two music business trainings, participated in two stage coaching workshops with Tom Jackson who has worked with many artists including Taylor Swift, partook in a songwriting class taught by Charlie Peacock, the producer of Switchfoot, Amy Grant, and many more ...

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About Your Coach: Mindy Galvin-House is a twenty-seven-year-old singer/songwriter from Ohio. In a span of fifteen years, she has written over two hundred songs, recorded EP's, been featured on multiple albums, attended two music business trainings, participated in two stage coaching workshops with

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"His attention to detail is extraordinary and his zeal for self-development is unequaled. His artistry inspires those who hear him pursue the music both as a listener and a musician."
William
Took Piano lessons from Evan P.
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"Fawn was great at giving me direction for singing and songwriting"
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Took Singing lessons from Fawn A.
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"My son is 7 years old and first time learning any instruments. We liked how Ryan was teaching and making him enjoy. Thanks Ryan!"
Rumana
Took Drum lessons from Ryan W.
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"My girls love Geoff! He is patient and positive approach to teaching piano. I like that he heard the lessons to their level and only advances them when they are ready."
Isabella
Took Piano lessons from Geoff A.
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First lesson experience for my daughters was very exciting. Both my daughters are very excited to learn more in the upcoming weeks."
Elmer
Took Piano lessons from Gabriel H.
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"Terrific teacher for a first-timer."
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Took Piano lessons from Susan G.
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"Realmente estamos encantados de haber encontrado a Michelle y a Robert. Mi hija a tenido un gran avance en su canto, ademas de ser excelentes instructores son muy amables, profesionales. Yo creo que no pudimos encontrar mejores instructores como ellos. Si hay alguien que me pueda leer en español les recomiendo los servicios de Robert y Michelle.
Michelle, Robert gracias por su gran trabajo y dedicacion.

Sinceramente
Sidney y Nayelly padres de familia."
Sidney
Took Classical Voice lessons from Michelle Kei I.
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"Stacey was very nice, outgoing and encouraging! She made me feel very comfortable. I cant wait to continue working with her!"
Elizabeth
Took Singing lessons from Stacey S.
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"Cheryl is totally devoted to her students and to their improvement and achievement. And her virtuoso keyboard skills makes the lesson productive and fun. I give her my highest rating!"
Mark
Took Singing lessons from Cheryl M.
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"I play in a rock band that wanted to add some Sinatra type jazz songs to our repertoire. I was tasked to play bass with which I had very little experience. I decided to take some lessons with Gary to learn a little jazz theory and technique. He was a wonderful teacher. He focused in on exactly what I needed quickly and pointed me toward resources that I could use to improve. Despite my limited abilities, Gary was always patient and displayed good humor. When I needed him to write a bass line for me quickly so that I could take it on vacation, he made the time to make sure that I had what I needed. I enjoyed our lessons and recommend him highly. Gary is a teacher who truly cares about his students."
Steven
Took Music Theory lessons from Gary R.
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