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Daniel M.

Buffalo Grove, IL
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2012
  • History and Physical Education from Grand Valley State
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Daniel M.

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I'm currently a PE teacher at North Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch. I have three main hobbies those being fitness, guitar, and outdoor sports. Guitar has been a passion of mine for years and I have been blessed through my education career to get the chance to teach music to children and adults. I still seek to do so hence I'm here. I'm very skilled at making lesson for my students based on individual needs. I keep my price low as this is a love of mine more than anything.

About Daniel

I'm currently a PE teacher in the Minot area. I'm certified in PE and History. Music and fitness happen to be passions of mine that I have greatly enjoyed and pursued at very high levels. I now seek to take that passion to others as a side job. I work well with beginners and medium level musicians.

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Brad W.

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Elgin, IL
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Improv Training from The Second City
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Brad W.

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Have an audition coming up? Bring your monologue or your song and let’s go over some of the acting choices you’ll need to make the directors give you that role! Worried about cold reading? I’ll give you a couple tips on what directors are looking for when it comes to reading on the spot! Is there an improv portion of the audition? Ill give you some great tips from my experience working with “The Second City”

About Brad

Brad is a professional improviser who trained and worked with “The Second City” for 3 years. Now He does musical theater along with stand up comedy and teaching improv to kids with CYT (Christian Youth Theater). He’s been doing improv comedy for 8 years and musical theater for 13 years! He’s playe

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Dominic R.
He laid th foundation for a great learning experience. Looking forward for the rest of the lessons
Sam E.
I love this man's lessons so much! They're educational and an all around good time.
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Bill D.

16 Reviews
Glenview, IL
Starting at $59
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts from University of South Carolina
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bill D.

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I have a lot of experience in both preparing and winning auditions. My students have gone on to win orchestra openings, and military band positions.

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Bill is in his sixth season as Principal Trumpet with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and his third season as Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Grant Park Summer Music Festival Orchestra. He was a member of the trumpet faculty at DePaul University for five years and has presented performances and mas

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Gil R.
Just started studying with Bill. He's already given me some good recommendations to improve my playing, and he is encouraging. I left the lesson motivated. I'm really looking forward to studying with Bill!
Ethan S.
Bill is very passionate. He teaches me all the techniques and trying to help me make a much better sound. He is strict to get every notes correct while other teachers allow easy passes. He also corrects my old habits. He is a wonderful teacher who really teaches fundamentals.
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Exactly what I was looking for.!

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Carlos C.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Doctor of Music Arts (Honorary) from Shepherd University (Los Angeles)
  • Awarded Richard Levy Award in Composition from Berklee College of Music
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Carlos C.

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My name is Carlos.

I am a composer and have taught professionally for over 20 years. I taught at Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory, Musicians Institute, the Cornel School of Music and the California College of Music.

I worked in New York, Boston and Los Angeles in many musical roles as a composer, producer and keyboardist.
With my composition students I work on Jazz and Traditional Harmony, arranging for Horns, Strings and Rhythm Section. Chord-Scale based creation of voicings and their application in contemporary orchestration, melodic development, chord progressions, song forms and how to create music drawing from the best contemporary resources. Midi-Mockups.

My classes are always fun, stress free but with a strong curriculum, organized and dynamic.
Onsite, I teach music at my studio in Los Angeles. My studio is located in the historical Village Green.
Online, I teach music via Skype or Zoom using different cameras to enhance the music lesson experience.

About Carlos

My name is Carlos. I am a music teacher and have taught professionally for over 20 years. I have taught at Berklee College of Music, New England Conservatory, Musicians Institute and the Cornel School of Music. Currently, I teach at the California College of Music and Los Angeles College of Mus

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Tina M.
Carlos is awesome. I am so lucky to have ended up with him as my songwriting teacher. He is extremely professional, very talented and easy to work with. I highly recommend Carlos.
theodore
Carlos is amazing. He is very organized and punctual. My son loves that Carlos gives him clear instructions for homework and provides video of his lesson for review.
He is always looking forward to our lessons.
Michael
Carlos did a great job teaching and is passionate about instruction. He has a very thoughtful sequence of how to develop his students to be the best that they can be and is very patient with his students

Katherine C.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, French, German, Russian, Latin, Czech
  • Teaches students 12 to 65
  • Teaching since 2004
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Katherine C.

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Lessons will be structured to include breathing, support and placement exercises as well as addressing relevant pieces.

About Katherine

I am absolutely thrilled to be returning to Take Lessons. A leap into online teaching has given me the confidence to teach students in the Louisville area and the rest of the country! I have been teaching for full-time for the past seven years and have been looking to reopen my summer hours with

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Colleen B.
Shining star

Katherine is a positive force to our daughter. She is really professional!
MikeK1
Very good teacher who is very excited when you do well. I can not believe that I am willing to sign in front of anyone but she has made me feel very relaxed.Great Job
KellyT1
Great teachers. My daughter really loves working with her.

Todd J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 to 35
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Todd J.

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Want to play your favorite songs or learn some music theory? What about locking down those difficult solos? I can assist you in building a strong base of music theory and proper technique. I have over 10 years of experience playing Rock and acoustic guitar and would love to help you learn some classic songs, or even create your own solo to go with it!

About Todd

I am currently a Sophomore at the University of Massachusetts Amherst studying foreign languages, economics, and music. I love finding new ways to express myself, whether it's with Japanese or Chinese, or even with some good old Rock and Roll. I love cracking jokes and making people laugh while the

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I had been playing Guitar with zero musical training and zero knowledge of theory for about a year and a half prior to being taught by Francesca. I've only been to lessons once a week for a few months and my dexterity as Well as my knowledge of theory has been vastly improved. The laid back environment coupled with Francesca's great communication skills make learning comfortable and easy. The experience is always focused on bettering your playing and you as a musician. There is never fear of embarrasment from messing up or being incorrect because of the friendly encouraging atmosphere. .From an aspiring beginner to an experienced musician looking for guidance, I believe Francesca's lessons could be helpful to anyone looking to improve on or become a musician."
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"Ella is a truly exceptional and magnificent teacher. I could not have asked for a better instructor, mentor, and friend. She has taught me so much in the 6 months I have been her student, and I intend to learn even more in the years to come. Ms. Yudin always encourages me to do my best, and she always has a smile on her face; you can tell she loves her job! Whenever anybody asks who taught me the art of music, I enthusiastically recommend Ella. I couldn't imagine learning from anybody else!"
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Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Will does a great job at covering intonation, rythm, music theory and technique, as well as the more abstract parts of music (at least as well as someone can explain the abstract stuff). He has just the right mix of pushing me and encouragement. Seriously Will is great."
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"Really enjoying my lessons with Alani. She’s very knowledgeable and has good plans of action each week. I would Recommend her as teacher."
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"Mel is a great teacher and his many past experiences in the music field have given him tons of knowledge. he has a simple and effective way of teaching music and theory. he listens to the way you learn and adapts his methods to best suit you."
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