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Kathy S.

7 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Emglish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors Degree from St. Louis University
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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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Joe M.

1 Review
Ballwin, MO
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Jazz Guitar Performance from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE)
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Joe M.

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An experienced guitar player of 15 years. Especially good with beginners including both very young and older students. It's never too early or late to start playing! Will cater a specific personal lesson plan to your desires to make sure we move at YOUR best pace. We'll build a solid foundation so that you can learn how to teach yourself and continue to grow and love music long after these lessons. We can get you up and running with your favorite tunes or start delving into the musical theory side of things. I make sure that our lessons are fun but also challenging and I make sure we spend some time learning how to build finger strength, how to improvise, and (most importantly) how to play with other musicians!

About Joe

I've been playing multiple genres of guitar for over 15 years and currently a student at SIUE studying jazz guitar for a degree in Jazz Performance. I perform, teach, write, and record my own music. I have experience teaching children as young as 5 years old and adults of all ages. I emphasis not o

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Manny
I spent a lot if time searching/researching/talking with various guitar instructors....finding teacher fit is PRIORITY #1 for me. Joe was patient, thoughtful and most importantly all about what will work best for my young son. Lesson one was a big success in my book.....I am grateful and blessed to have found Joe. On to lesson #2. :)

Lucy K.

2 Reviews
Chesterfield, MO
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Bulgarian, Russian, Czech, Bulgarian
  • Violin performance from Academy of Fine Arts, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lucy K.

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Experienced violin teacher of 39 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of counting, concentration, coordination, precision and note reading skills. I specialize in traditional European method.

About Lucy

Hi There! I am a violin, viola and piano teacher with over 39 years of experience as a professional violinist. I earned a Master of Arts degree in Violin Performance and Instruction from the Higher Musical Pedagogical Institute in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. I teach traditional European method, and my stud

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Steven F.
Very knowledgeable and experienced in not just playing the violin but teaching it as well.
Chris T.
At the age of 58 I decided to start taking violin lessons for 2 reasons, enjoyment of playing music and exercise my brain. I found Lucy K on the takelessons.com website and she was able to accommodate my request for lessons in my home on a Sunday. Starting from scratch, she taught me the fundamentals of playing and I have made some progress over the last 8 months. She is patient with me yet will push me along and at time bring me out of my comfort zone, which is good. She has the ability and training to teach students from early age to older adults like me. In addition, she also teaches piano, which my wife started lessons with Lucy K at the same time I started violin. She has my recommendation if you have interest in either violin or piano.
Chris T.

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Taylor K.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Guitar from Gilroy Music Academy
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Taylor K.

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I am professional touring musician with many years of real world experience learning songs and parts to play on stage. I remember what it was like to know nothing about the guitar and the hard work it takes to get proficient. I can help you discover your voice on the instrument, teach things that excite you and provide a solid foundation for learning

About Taylor

Hello! My name is Taylor K. and I am a guitarist currently living in Los Angeles. I am teaching guitar lessons online via Skype/Zoom! Any level, anybody, anywhere. Scales, arpeggios, country, blues, rock, pop, etc. I know the last thing the world needs is another online music teacher but I thin

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Diane Morrow
Taylor is an amazing instructor. He taught my son guitar lessons and my son is left handed. Taylor was very patient and kind and explained extremely well. My son would still be taking lessons from Taylor but we have relocated. We have not found anyone as good as Taylor
Reed
I've watch Taylor perform in many different genres of musical events. He is an amazing guitar player, singer and performer. Since seeing him perform, it prompted me to start taking my son to guitar lessons with Taylor. Taylor is very patient with young students, teaching with a format that keeps "busy minds and eager hands" stimulated. It takes a special instructor to have the right attitude to teach guitar the right way in a step by step fashion. Any person at any level of guitar playing can learn from Taylors instruction.
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Vanessa G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Vanessa G.

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Are you looking to exceed your own wildest expectations of yourself? Curious about singing better? Ever considered voice lessons? Have you ever wanted to feel more confident with your sound? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, it's time to explore this new opportunity! As a teacher, I lead my lessons with a gentle approach, whether you are a beginner or advanced musician. I am a recent graduate of Azusa Pacific University and earned my Bachelor's in Music: Vocal Performance. With a fresh mind & pursuing my Master's degree, I can teach with confidence. It will always be at your own pace and at your own time. I'm always listening to those I teach in the most positive of lights, but still maintaining a discerning eye over the music you will create. Hiring me as a teacher, I will be working to the best of my ability to display and exemplify what I believe it means to be a good musician. I'm passionate about what I do, and I want to show you exactly why.

About Vanessa

Singing has always been my passion. The human voice is so complex that I was entranced with it at a very young age. Due to my exposure to Disney movies and Disney Channel, I began singing at 5 years old and would be involved in my school's talent shows! Once middle school began, I joined the chorus

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Yesica
Vanessa was my daughter’s first singing coach ever (age 9) so she was naturally shy at first, but Vanessa made her feel comfortable, confident and was very patient with her. Very happy with the time my daughter had with her coach! She is now more confident and knows more about music and her own voice!

“Great singer and teacher! She was so much fun :)”

-Natalie (Age 9)
Jaeya
I always wanted to learn to sing, but I'm pretty shy when singing in front of people. However, I've been gaining more confidence with Vanessa's singing lessons! She has been teaching me different methods and practices I can use to improve my pitch. I already hear a significant difference in my voice. She's also very encouraging when teaching. Even though we can't meet in person, I can feel her enthusiasm through the screen. I highly recommend taking lessons from Vanessa if you're looking for fun singing lessons!
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Gabriel H.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2004
  • BA in Jazz studies, AFA in Music from Columbia College
  • Awarded Louis Lundemo scholarship award, best film score of the 2011 24 hr film fest from MCC, Milwaukee 24 hr film fest
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Gabriel H.

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I have studied music theory to the highest collegiate level

About Gabriel

I graduated with a BA in jazz studies from Columbia in 2007 and have been teaching since 2005. I have played in many different projects, covering many styles including Rock, Jazz, Latin, Hip hop, classical, orchestral, and country. So, I have a strong understanding on the specifics of each of the

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Yishay L.
Gabriel is an amazing music teacher not only is he helping me with bass guitar but also understanding a bit of music theory. He shows me ways to to help maximize the amount of learning I can get out of practicing. Overall he is a great teacher with knowledge of a multitude of instruments and music in general.
Elliana
Elliana really enjoyed her first lesson with Gabriel. She was able to play some new things for me right after he left. I'm excited to see how she grows.
Josh G.
He is so friendly and professional. I really enjoy his lesson.

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"Andrew is a dedicated and trained trumpet player that has a great personality geared to sharing his thoughts and training experience to others. I have played with Andrew in both a concert band and brass ensemble setting. His knowledge of the trumpet has allowed Andrew to adapt to most settings like the concert band, brass ensemble, and specifically Jazz groups."
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Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"I received about 10 lessons from JoAnn and feel very good with the results. I started playing guitar and singing in a small band and knew that I needed help. Joann educated me with many warm up lessons, a good start on reading music, and numerous exercises towards reaching pitch that will also save my vocal chords from harm. It's up to me to practice and use the available tools that JoAnn has introduced me to while I take a break from lessons while traveling. JoAnn is a professional singing teacher."
Larry
Took Singing lessons from JoAnn R.
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"Chuck is a very talented and experienced teacher, he makes the classes relax , entretained and fun. He is very insightful and detects my kid strength and weakness. I have seen my kid improving in his drum skill that eventually would take him to the next level."
Joe
Took Drum lessons from Chuck R.
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"I've been taking lessons with Jeremy for a month now. He is a great instructor."
Nick
Took Guitar lessons from Jeremy R.
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"Stephanie is a dedicated instructor. She commits to voice coaching with a sincere passion that keeps me engaged all the time, and helps me express my vocal potential.

She provides examples with her voice that facilitate understanding and learning the vocal techniques and the shapes of the voice.

I leave each lesson with sense of accomplishment and look forward to the next one.

I have been taking lessons with Stephanie for 3 months and experienced a noticeable improvement of the quality of my tone and extension of my vocal range."
Fabio
Took Singing lessons from Stephanie H.
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"I liked how in my first lesson we got straight into the music. We focus more on singing the songs, which I liked!"
Meghan
Took Singing lessons from Glenn W.
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"Heather is patient and kind. She brings both technical and people skills to our practice sessions. If one of my family members or close friends asked me recommend a piano teacher, with no hesitation, I would enthusiastically reccomend Heather."
Frank
Took Piano lessons from Heather W.
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"JoAnn is a great and friendly instructor: She clearly explains proper technique and suggestions for good practice; she picks songs to help strengthen weak points of the student; she knows how to connect with each student; and she cares about every student she has."
Louis
Took Classical Voice lessons from JoAnn R.
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"Julia is an amazing instructor. She’s very patient, helpful, and professional with my technique. Look forward to my next lesson."
Jason
Took Piano lessons from Julia L.
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"Rebecca is a friendly yet professional instructor. I felt at ease. She has a natural easy way of correcting errors. And has unique ideas about practicing to correct mistakes. I would recommend her to anyone seeking lessons."
Mike
Took Saxophone lessons from Rebecca F.
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