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Gitana M.

2 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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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Richard D.

25 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English
  • 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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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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David M.

47 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
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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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Danielle
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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Lizzi T.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Lizzi T.

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Hi there! I am a professional jazz, pop, and folk vocalist, pianist, and songwriter with a bachelor's degree in Jazz Voice from the University of North Texas. I firmly believe that learning more about music should be a fun, nurturing, and open-minded process (this isn't Whiplash, folks). No musician is exactly alike, so I work hard to create custom and unique curriculum for each of my students to ensure that they love the music and skills that they are working on!

My teaching incorporates many elements including healthy vocal technique, songwriting, improvisation, music theory, piano, and Finale music notation software. Whatever you're interested in, let's explore it!

I teach voice and songwriting in jazz, pop, folk, country, and R&B styles. I also teach piano and jazz theory. Contact me if you have any further questions; I'll gladly answer them all! I look forward to making music with you!

About Lizzi

Hi there! I am a professional jazz, pop, and folk vocalist, pianist, and songwriter with a bachelor's degree in Jazz Voice from the University of North Texas. I firmly believe that learning more about music should be a fun, nurturing, and open-minded process (this isn't Whiplash, folks). No musician

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Kannen
My 10yo son is a very new beginner in singing. Lizzy made him feel comfortable and have fun while learning something new. I highly recommend her and he can't wait for the next lessons!!
Rachel
I have had such a great experience working with Lizzi! Her wide range of expertise shines through in her comments during our lessons. I always leave feeling more confident and excited to improve what we worked on that day. She is easy-going and down to earth, as well as being seriously talented!!
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Mark S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2016
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Mark S.

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Want to eliminate writers block? Or make amazing musical compositions? Are you interested in music production? My take on theory is like no other! I make it easy to follow, covering an array of topics I find important to help you gain not only a deeper understanding but ultimate control over music itself and your vision for it. Starting from the ground up from pitch tuning and scales to advanced topics like counterpoint workflow and creativity and everything in between. I've been composing for 21 years since the age of 12 and I'm an amazing teacher with a lesson plan designed to get you to a level where you are constantly inspired and creative with all the skills you need to take the music from mind to sound.

About Mark

I'm a prolific composer music producer pianist and vocalist with hundreds of pieces of unreleased music not including hours and hours of unreleased recorded piano jams. I've written hundreds of thousands of notes and melodies. Started piano lessons at the age of 7 and started composing and perform

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Min
Marq is a mad creative genius, and any knowledge that he happens to pass onto you will be highly worthwhile. Marq is also fun to work with and very open to your ideas and feedback.
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Definitely enjoyed my first session with Mark!! He is very thorough with a fun energy that makes learning feel stress free and natural. I definitely recommend his services to all levels of producers that are looking to get some solid knowledge!
Mike
Mark knows all about music from a-z. I have been teaching myself music for years, and Mark knows right where im at and knew how to help me EQ better, arrange songs better, and helped me focus on my live set up as a performer and an engineer. THANKS MARK!!
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Eloy O.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Guitar teacher from National Conservatory of Buenos Aires
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Eloy O.

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1) Basic fundamentals of harmony
2) Intervals, How we get the chords from any scale and their functionality.
3)Secondary Dominants.
4)Tritone substitution.
5) Consonance and Dissonance.
6) time signarures

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About Eloy

I have been teaching Electric Guitar, Classical Guitar and Music Theory for more than 10 years. I started to play the guitar when I was 12 years old, at the age of 14 I begun to study music at the Conservatory and I graduated as guitar teacher in 2011. In 2012 I released a solo album, it calls "Burn

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Joe Sullivan
Eloy is great! He is very talented and his lessons include a combination of theory and practice. He has put in extra time and has gone out of his way to tailor his lessons for my interests.
Ross
Eloy is a very advanced player. He is super nice and SUPER patient. I understand everything he is doing right out of the box for me. I have been playing on and off for about 5 years. I love to play lead. He starts me out with scales. The back bone of lead. He knows exactly where to start. I have had a really positive time with him and actually booked many many more lessons with him. I HIGHLY recommend Eloy for lessons. Thank you Eloy!!
Miki
I'm a newbie with the guitar, but I've learnt other instruments before, and I can tell you that Eloy is a superb teacher.

He's very methodical, patient, and has a great eye to help you with your technique. One thing that has greatly impressed me is how he plans the exercises to build onto each other, both in technique and in theory.

He can for real make an impact in your guitar playing no matter your level.

Thanks for everything and we'll keep at it!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Granite City, IL

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Granite City 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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"Amanda taught me a music theory lesson, and she was very patient and understanding as I worked through the theory. I have not found the same level of understanding in other instructors as I have in Amanda. Thank you Amanda!"
Blair
Took Music Theory lessons from Amanda D.
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"Emily has a strong commitment to making sure her students are learning about music while continuing to enjoy what music can bring to their lives. She not only taught me how to read, listen to, and study music, but she taught me why music is important and how I can live it. Emily teaches with grace and poise. She finds a way to relate to students of any ambition or experience. As a high school student looking to still be involved in music in college, Emily was able to find connections in several cities for me because of her numerous experiences of networking in the music world. She has a broad range of musical talents and has the ability to immediately connect with her students. Emily has not only been a great teacher for me, but a great friend."
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Emily P.
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"One of the best teacher I have ever had!!

I highly recommend him! He is one of the best!!!!!"
Rozbeh
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Nils opened my mind to the musical potential I've always dreamed of. He is incredibly kind and was always positive no matter how much, or how little(!), practicing I did in between lessons. I feel so grateful to have finally found my music sensei!!"
Drew
Took Music Theory lessons from Nils B.
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"THANK YOU! I really could never get my head around music theory and you made it fun and easy to understand. I feel like I can really appreciate my songwriting skills having a better understanding about the science of music. Thanks so very much Ms. Christine."
Mr. Koby
Took Music Theory lessons from Christine G.
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"Collin helped me with piano theory very much. He was very involved and awnsered my questions well. He knew what he was teaching and it was apparent he has a large background of knowledge in his subject field. Very good teacher. Would recommend to a friend or anyone looking for quality music lessons."
Henry
Took Music Theory lessons from Collin D.
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"Dr. Aaron has opened my mind to how composers think and deeper levels of music theory. His approach to teaching is full of humor and he tailors everything to what my goals are. My musicianship will definitely benefit from Studying with Aaron, I would highly recommend Dr. Aaron as an instructor"
Miguel
Took Music Theory lessons from Aaron R.
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"As a preface, I am a beginner-intermediate music producer, so very much of what I make is still rather amateur. I have spent tens of hours watching different YouTube videos and reading blogs about music production trying to learn how to get better. If I had to put a time frame, I'd say I've been producing as a hobby for about 4 years now.

Anyway, I had a 1-hour lesson with Mark and I feel like I learned more about mixing in that 1-hour than I have in the months watching YouTube videos. Mark is super knowledgeable about music production and its techniques and he had answers to all of my questions. If you're on the fence about booking, I would highly suggest booking with Mark as he is professional, knowledgable, and easy to understand as he breaks down his methods in a beginner-friendly manner - things some other producer mentors struggle with I feel.

I would definitely book again with Mark in the future. If you want to level up your production, Mark is your best bet."
Isaiah
Took Music Theory lessons from Mark S.
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"I had never written music before IN MY LIFE! And I was so nervous! But Taylor was so AMAZING!! She explained the basics of music theory and harmony in a way that was easy for me to understand! And with her help, I was able to write some beautiful piano solos!! She also helped me figure out how to record them so I could record them with my friends and post my solos online. They are so good!!! :D And I am so proud of myself!!!! I highly recommend Taylor!! She was so helpful and nice and sooooo funny!! I'm so glad I got to work with her and I will definitely come back again! Thanks TayTay!!!!!"
Wes
Took Music Theory lessons from Taylor A.
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"Adam was great! Very helpful. The only thing that was difficult was finding times to get together. I know that many in the class struggled to meet with Adam. Other than that, keep it up!"
Madeline
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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