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Wesley R.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Assyrian, French, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Music from Modesto Junior College
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Wesley R.

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I am an experienced composer. I have a bachelor's degree in music composition. I can help you explore your creativity and become great composers and song writers.

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My name is Wesley R. I am a professional classical pianist and have performed in Jazz ensembles too, and I teach classical as well as some jazz piano. I hold a bachelor's degree in music with high honors from Stan State. Also, I received a first-place award in the Classical Solo Performance category

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Betsy
Without a doubt the best writer and teacher. Wesley helped me with my research papers and essays several times, and they have been picked as the best papers in classes of 60 students more than twice. He is very patient and on point. He teaches so many great writing tips. I highly recommend him.
Jones
Wesley is a wonderful teacher. He explains everything so well and in details. He helped me so much with writing my papers and assisted me in structuring my paper perfectly. I learned so many writing techniques from him. He is super patient and he makes sure you learn everything by giving different examples that make sense.
Elizabeth
Wesley R. is a very smart and helpful person. He helped me with my writing assignments so much and taught me so many things about writing and the English language. Because of him I can speak English better and my writing has improved so much. He has a peaceful and good personality and is very trustworthy as well.
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Russell S.

22 Reviews
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Starting at $120
  • Speaks English
  • Music Theory from Las Vegas High School
  • Teaching since 2000
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Russell S.

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If you are ready to take your music skills SERIOUSLY then stop wasting time and money on teachers who don't fully understand the instrument themselves. My name is Russell and I have been playing guitar professionally for 20 years and teaching music and producing records for over 10. I have worked with artists such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, Lifehouse, Disney's Caityln Taylor Love and have composed music to 100s of your favorite TV shows! Want to learn to shred? produce? write? dive into theory?

About Russell

Russell is an American Platinum-Selling record producer / songwriter / and guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. With his first #1 Billboard record under his belt and previous clients such as Mac Miller, Sean Kingston, and Red Velvet, Russ has found endorsements and support from major music companies

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Max H.
Very skilled, helpful, and easy to work with! Highly recommend!
Joe
Russ is a straight up musical genius that has decades of experience playing the guitar. He will make you think of music in an entirely different way and his unique approach to the guitar makes learning so much easier. Definitely worth it!
Jera
Russ is such a wonderful teacher. He's so passionate and teaches in a way that's interesting, easy to grasp and fun! I've learned so much so quickly
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Zachary M.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Awarded First Prize, ‘Professional Instrumental’ Category from World Bach Competition
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Zachary M.

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An experienced performer and teacher, I have been teaching privately since 2014. I am a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and a former member of the Indianapolis Symphony. I usually work with intermediate and college students, but I have also worked with beginners.

I am currently an Artist in Residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium and have an active performance career, which is why I now primarily teach online. My teaching philosophy relies – as it did with my own professors – in sharing my personal connection with the music and giving guidance that will both make you a more solid player technically, as well as a more capable and expressive musician.

I use the same approach, regardless of whether you are pursuing music as a career or you're doing it just for the love of it (although I do also give advice on navigating the academic and professional landscape to those who want it). My main goal at the end of the day, is to help my students find a deeper ...

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An experienced performer and teacher, I have been teaching privately since 2014. I am a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and a former member of the Indianapolis Symphony. I usually work with intermediate and college students, but I have also worked with beginners. I am currently an Artist i

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Daniel
When I first went to Mr. Mowitz, I hoped to improve my cello technique above all else. As a result, Mr. Mowitz prescribed me a customized list of repertoire to practice that would help me focus on technique including the Popper etudes, the Bach suites, and the Cossman exercises. However, to ensure that our lessons would not purely be technique-based, Mr. Mowitz helped me understand the musical beauty behind more lyrical pieces such as the Boccherini cello concerto or the Saint Saens cello concerto while also demonstrating the techniques we'd been practicing in application to these concertos. Mr. Mowitz never assumes a fully comprehensive understanding of cello technique and musicality even for his intermediate-advanced students (which I would have considered myself as when I started to learn from him) and thus always has something new to teach as much as he reminds his students of the importance of certain fundamentals like a relaxed body when playing. I would say with full confidence that my cello playing significantly improved under Mr. Mowitz. His teaching helped me gain access by audition to advanced musical opportunities such as performing in the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and participating in the Snitzer Quartet in the Settlement Music School Advanced Study Program. These opportunities, in turn, and the musical "arts supplements" for cello that I eventually made furthermore helped me gain admission into schools including Harvard and Stanford, on what I would consider was largely a technical base taught to me by Mr. Mowitz. I truly hope that more people are able to experience the blessing of Mr. Mowitz's teaching!
Aaron
Zachary is a fantastic cello teacher, I would highly recommend him to students of all levels. He is incredibly patient, and his passion for music teaching and performance is very infectious. He is very good at communicating nuanced ideas, both technical and musical, and can demonstrate them with ease. It’s been a great pleasure working with him!
Anna
Such an insightful and caring teacher!
I learned how to better structure my practice and improved drastically over just a few lessons. A very kind person and fantastic cellist. Highly recommended!
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Jimi Z.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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Jimi Z.

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McClosky Speech Technique used to improve projection, diction articulation, flow and delivery.

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*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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Jim
This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
Ryan
Very engaging. My 16 year old is enjoying the lessons.
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Jodi J.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $38
  • Speaks English
  • Music & Communications from Appalachian State University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Jodi J.

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Experienced piano teacher offering customized lessons based on the needs of the student. My ultimate goal is to create a lifelong love of music through piano, whether that means Beethoven sonatas or broadway classics.

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Hi! I am a pianist and music teacher located in the metro Atlanta area! I strive to make music fun and engaging for all students. Whether you are interested in pop styles, classical or ear training, I'm happy to help set up a custom plan and schedule to meet your goals. I offer in-office and in-home

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Natalie
Jodi is working with my 15 year old beginner on trombone. She is very upbeat and positive in lessons. She explains things well, is very patient and knowledgeable on the instrument. Great teacher!
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Jan C.
After our first lesson my daughter is very excited and really enjoyed working with Jodi!
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Kris S.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 13 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kris S.

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When you take piano lessons with me, we'll cover music theory to piano exercises designed to build strength and coordination. We’ll play a wide range of pieces from beautiful classical pieces to your favorite pop music. We’ll break the music down and figure out how it was composed and why it works. And we’ll work together to help develop your sense of rhythm, melody, and harmony so that you can sit down and truly express yourself in impromptu jam, join a band, or write a hit song.

About Kris

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 all sides of musicianship, with a focus on building creative ability. Your classes will be varied and fun, from useful music theory to piano ex

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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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"Eileen is a great teacher! We started with different exercises with still life and when I said I was also interested in the figure she came up with some really cool lessons around that, too. I love going to her studio every week."
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"David is fantastic with our daughter. Her lesson with him each week is something she looks forward to and gets so excited about once the day arrives. He is patient, encouraging and challenges her but within her abilities to allow confidence building and her own desire to improve her skills. She had no formal training before David and she impresses me each week with what she's accomplishing with him."
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Took Drawing lessons from David Z.
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"I just completed my first lesson with Tabitha. I highly recommend her to anyone that wants to learn how to paint or to gain a better understanding of painting or drawing. Tabitha is an experienced professional with a wealth of knowledge. Her teaching style is excellent, she has a great, friendly personality & is super encouraging. I learned a lot during my first lesson & I can't wait until my next one.!"
Donna
Took Painting lessons from Tabitha B.
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"Megan is kind and patient, enthusiastic and well spoken. I’m looking forward to our next lesson!"
Roberta
Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Megan R.
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"It was great! Deron had me pick out a subject and send him the image ahead of time. He had it printed out and ready to go when I got there, along with the paint colors, brushes and everything. Very impressed with his organization. He went at just the right speed for me and we actually made good progress. I'm looking forward to the next lesson!"
Nancy
Took Painting lessons from Deron C.
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"Sophia said, You are the best art teacher I’ve ever had!” She is excited for future lessons."
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Took Acrylic Painting lessons from Sharron J.
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"Ms. Sandy is a wonderful instructor and has taught my daughter so much!"
Katherine
Took Drawing lessons from Sandy K.
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Ms. Maggie is very professional and to the point instead of beating around the bush. Its been a pleasure working with her."
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