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Anthony H.

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Geneseo, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Anthony H.

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*Brass teacher with 20 Years of performance and music education

Hello, and welcome to brass lessons!

My goal is to help you the learner feel empowered with resources, practice skills, and confidence enough to continue learning your instrument and reach the next level with or without help. I truly believe that anyone can learn to play an instrument!

Teaching, learning, and music are passions of mine! Whether you are a beginner who has never played an instrument before, or an experienced musician, I have experience with all levels and am thrilled to teach you.

Euphonium is my primary instrument, but I have experience teaching and performing on all of the brass instruments, and competed on a national level at the Leonard Falcone Festival two times!

I have taught instrumental music for 16 years in the public schools, and have taught privately for over 20 years. I have my bachelors in Music Education, and my masters in conducting.

About Anthony

Hi, I’m Teacher Tony, and I’m from Illinois, and I love teaching music! I started playing when I was 12, and music changed my life! I have taught music to people of all ages. I really enjoy teaching students who need a little encouragement and love helping them feel good about what they are doing.

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Morgan
One of the best teachers I've ever had. Teaches the whole person, not just the musician. Emphasizes in expressive playing and building confidence in students. Very methodical; will address an issue in various ways until he finds a way the student understands, and won't give up on a student. A life-long student himself, he's always learning new techniques to improve his practice. If you're looking to learn an instrument AND do something meaningful with that knowledge, I couldn't recommend him more.
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Scott M.

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Starting at $18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Teaching since 1994
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Scott M.

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Hi! I have been playing guitar for over 40 years. I was introduced to guitar by my older brother. He taught me Johnny B. Goode & we would jam for hours. I took some music classes at college but was a business major. Colleges only offered classical guitar & I was not interested in that. I have since studied six years with SF Conservatory graduate & classical guitarist Tim Lawler. Tim helped me learn to read music & develop my teaching skills. Thanks Tim!
I have been teaching for over 25 years, making a living at it for most of that time. I teach group & private lessons. Most of my students are beginners. Many start out as kids & stay until they go to college. I have a lot of teen & adult students also, with many diverse interests from classical, jazz, rock, funk, blues, alt, pop, rap, punk, metal, folk, country, game music, Americana, reggae, bluegrass. I also have those interests. Students are studying with me; we are both learning. I enjoy it as much as they do. I ...

About Scott

Hi! I have been playing guitar for over 40 years. I was introduced to the guitar by my older brother. He taught me Johnny B. Goode and we would jam for hours together. I took some lessons. I started a rock band and would play parties. I joined the high school jazz band. I took some music and

Chang L.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chang L.

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I'm holding a doctoral degree at USC in flute performance and minoring in music theory. I teach students at all levels.

About Chang

***teacher has been vaccinated for COVID. Dr.Chang Lu is both an active musician and dedicated instructor in Los Angeles. Born into a family of musicians, she was introduced to piano at the young age of four, and the flute at age of nine. She has given performances on both instruments throughout

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Rebecca H.
Chang is an incredible teacher! she made learning fun and easy and even helped me to find and purchase the perfect flute for my needs! So glad I found her.
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Stephen H.

32 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Highest Honors from C.U. Boulder
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Stephen H.

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Ever wanted to tickle those ivories?
You can!

A different, more creative/ fun approach to learning/playing the piano.
Rhythmic grooves, pop chord progressions, blues scales, music theory, song structures, and more!

About Stephen

If I can do it, you can too! Hi, I'm Stephen. I have been fortunate to perform on Broadway, National Tour, can be seen on Netflix, played lead roles in 3 SAG-AFTRA short films, and currently I am an ASCAP recording artist working with a Multi-platinum producer and worldwide team on my first

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Josana
Best instructor!!!!!! Stephen is knowledgeable, understanding, kind, professional, down to earth and extremely patient. I look forward to my future lessons with him.
Bryan M.
He help and I enjoy having lessons with him
Noel
Stephen is an amazing teacher. He has been super patient, thorough, and clear as I have just recently picked up a guitar for the first time. He does a great job and covering music theory as well as chords, strumming, scales, and more. His musical background is very well rounded and he uses great teaching techniques to get all parts of the brain involved. Highly recommend!
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Erin C.

52 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • BA in Music from University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Erin C.

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I teach beginner cello primarily using the Suzuki books, but supplement with other materials when needed. My students work on scales and rhythm constantly to improve their tone and musicality as well as technique. I teach classical, religious, fiddle, and more. I also teach group ensembles, trios, quartets, and I work with students on their school orchestral and audition pieces.

About Erin

My name is Erin. I am a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Music, with a concentration in Violin. I began studying violin at the age of six. I have performed with small chamber ensembles, orchestras, quartets, and trios. I enjoy playing for churc

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Tyler
I highly recommend Erin for your violin lessons. I’m an adult learner and she has been more than patient, extremely helpful, and has given excellent instruction to help me grow my abilities with my violin.
Sheena
My daughter and I had our first lesson with Erin together. We both had a lot of fun and learned alot in the first lesson.
James
Erin went above and beyond to get me my first ever violin/fiddle lesson on my birthday as part of a surprise from my family. As someone who plays other instruments but has never touched anything with a bow, I was very thankful to have Erin to introduce me to the instrument with patience but also thoroughness and clear expertise. Very much looking forward to continuing lessons with Erin as I begin to learn this instrument.
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Kris S.

25 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2014
  • Bachelor's of Arts in Music and Psychology from University of Connecticut
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kris S.

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Learn to own the stage, whether it's a classical recital, or a rock show at the club.

About Kris

2020 Update: all lessons are taught over Skype or Zoom. Check the remote lessons demo video in my profile to get a sense of what it's like! Music is a rewarding art with infinite depths - the approach you take to learn it should reflect this. When you take piano lessons with me we’ll cover a

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Jason
I feel so lucky to have discovered Kris on TakeLessons. Every lesson begins with him checking in on my progress in a variety of different areas and every lesson ends with notes of our session and different areas for me to practice before our next session. There's always a great mix of homework types that Kris lets you explore in a way that is organic and fun for how you want to learn. He will work with YOU to help find the lessons that inspire you to keep practicing and staying engaged. We also spend a decent amount of time on music theory and composition, so I feel like I'm actually learning the instrument and not just following patterns. Lastly, Kris has a high level of empathy and is great at encouraging his students. He always makes me feel good about the progress I'm making while still challenging me to be better. I can't recommend Kris enough.
Hershey
Kris is great .. always positive and upbeat. Clearly is masterful at understanding music theory and its applications to the piano. Working at a rapid pace and after just 3 lessons, I feel like I understand the piano. I would say that my understanding of some music theory (as a guitarist) helps me keep up with Kris, but he is a great listener and pauses when necessary.
Nicole
Amazing instructor. I've come so far from working with him.

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"I’m taking beginner cello lessons with Linda.

She is super positive and encouraging and meets me exactly where I am in my learning and goes from there.

She asks what I want to do, points out when I miss things (like not taking a proper pause), and teaches me new skills (theory, now technique, etc.)

Very positive experience! After four weeks I can play cello while site reading the bass clef (I knew how to read piano music but not the bass clef very well).

I’m going to renew my lesson subscription with Linda!"
Tia
Took Cello lessons from Linda C.
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"A lot of Windows was open as of understanding the horn and music theory in just three lessons.I look forward to continuing my learning with Matt"
Andre
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Very knowledgeable and worked well with my grandson"
Shawn
Took Upright Bass lessons from Mark L.
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"Marissa is such an amazing teacher. She is seriously the best and I love working with her!"
Gabby
Took Singing lessons from Marissa M.
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"Tszto IS THE BEST CELLO TEACHER I have ever had because it is the first time someone explains me how to BREATH and ENJOY playing the cello, with a PERFECT TECHNIQUE and posture. He loves to play cello and he teaches with the same PASSION. He is super PATIENT with me and has the best way to correct me and explain me. He is an amazing cello player and really pedagogic. I had a german style teacher in the past and I stop playing cello because I didn't enjoy it and had pain and frustration. Tszto is helping me to reconnect with my cello, he corrects my posture (so it is a pleasant time with absolute no pain) and playing is turning to be a movement meditation for me, I love it now. I can feel and hear the progress on each lesson, thanks to him and to the homework (practice 15 mins, listen and reading). THANK YOU Tszto! After so many years, I am able to start again from cero and with so much passion. Thank you!"
Luz
Took Cello lessons from Tszto W.
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"Molly was extremely patient with my 8/9 year old daughter. She provided great lessons that my daughter could easily understand."
Pat
Took Piano lessons from Molly M.
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"Miss MaryAnn is patient, kind and knowledgeable!"
Wrigsby
Took Ukulele lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"Great online lessons! Ronnie has a great way of explaining concepts and making things easy to learn and fun too. Excited for my next lessons!"
Marilyn
Took Piano lessons from Ronnie B.
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"I have really enjoyed my lessons with Chris. He helped me identify my goals as a guitar player and develop the tools to get there. I have been getting to focus on the music I want to play while still learning the important fundamentals and theory that lay the foundation for good playing in any genre. I have improved a lot since starting lessons with Chris. He's a nice guy and great teacher/musician. Can't go wrong."
sam
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Hugo is a very patient teacher and has a lot of musical knowledge to pass along. I went to my first lesson with him without knowing anything about music or the guitar and now I already feel some confidence talking about the subject. He gradually deepens the subject and always makes sure you understood before going forward. I super recommend him!"
Lucas
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Hugo A.
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