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David M.

48 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $24
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Awarded B.M./M.M. Scholarship from Webster Universty
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
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David M.

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Acoustic Guitar, Blues Guitar, Jazz, Rock, Metal.

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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Chris
Dave is one of the best teachers I've ever had. He's extremely kind and easy to work with, and always pushed me further. He built a balanced curriculum around technique, theory, and playing songs that had me seeing great improvements in a short amount of time. You will not be disappointed! This man knows a great deal about a large variety of topics, and will tune your curriculum to what specific things you want to learn.
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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Sylvia P.

2 Reviews
Mascoutah, IL
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • BA from Thomas Edison State University
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Sylvia P.

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Piano shouldn't be boring, it shouldn't just be Bach, and it shouldn't be endless, pointless exercises.

Piano should be fun, interesting, and practical. Theory, scales, and exercises should be helpful, practical, and directly tied into pieces a student is learning, and each student should get the opportunity to work on pieces they're interested in, not just keep to standard repertoire only.

I tailor piano lessons to each student, their goals, and their musical tastes. While I use the Faber Piano Adventures curriculum, students are always welcome to bring in extra pieces to work on or ask for help finding something specific. Every student will learn the basics of sight reading, playing by ear, improvising, and harmonizing--then work more on whatever they are interested in.

As a professional pianist, I will teach practical skills that can actually earn my students money when they get advanced enough, such as reading lead sheets, playing with the timing of a piece, and accompanying

About Sylvia

Hi! I'm Sylvia--I play piano, violin, and viola professionally, and guitar, flute, and clarinet amateurly. I'm in school to become a music therapist, since I've seen how powerful music can be in treating a huge variety of illnesses, both physical and mental. My teaching core values are: -praise

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Justin
Sylvia gave me resources to start building a new talent from day 1. She is always professional, on time, encouraging and patient. Great experience, well worth the money!
Gloria
She really focuses on encouraging students when they perform well, motivating you to work harder. She’s very patient when explaining things and makes sure you understand it before moving on. Overall a great teacher!
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Richard D.

25 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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I teach guitar from a wide background in many genres. You can expect to learn chord and scale theory, as well as mechanics, tone control, note and key identification, and ear training. We can explore any genre of interest, however my specialties are in blues, rock, classic rock, bluegrass, and country.

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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Olivia D.

1 Review
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Olivia D.

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I have been teaching children and adults sewing techniques for the past two years. I truly enjoy watching my students grow their skill levels and take on interesting projects to reach their goals. We start at your level and before moving on we ensure comfort and mastery of each skill. We will work at pace and make sure you understand the art of sewing. Join me to learn this essential skill!

About Olivia

Hi there! I am happy you are interested in sewing lessons to develop or improve upon your skills! I run a non-profit dedicated to teaching sewing to children and adults. I love teaching all levels and have specialized in beginning sewers with a focus on teaching children aged 8-14. While teaching se

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Lisa
She really customize the lesson to meet your skill level and needs. I’m so glad I signed up for classes.
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Sarah S.

3 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German
  • Jazz Saxophone Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Awarded Outstanding Musician from Rolling Meadows Jazz Festival
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Sarah S.

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Flute and clarinet are doubles that saxophone players in the professional music world need to be solid on! Let's get to work

About Sarah

Hi! My name's Sarah and I am a musician who has been teaching for over 10 years! I strive to find a path that works best for the individual. Every musical plan and self-made curriculum I bring to a lesson is focused on helping that particular student develop. It's never a one-size fits all lesson pl

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David Durham
Sarah is very easy to work with, always interested in helping you the student have fun with the sax, as she has. Despite her great experience and background (or because of it?) she never seemed bored or working beneath herself with a beginner. I could say more, but I better take this time to practice!
Jerry L.
My 10 years old son is learning Saxophone with Sarah. Sarah is very considerate and professional. 5 star.
Jerry L.
My 10 years old son is learning Saxophone with Sarah. Sarah is very considerate and professional. Highly recommended.
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Mark M.

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Starting at $125
  • Master of Music from Oberlin Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Patrick D Kenan Award for Vocal Health and Wellness from Duke University Voice Care Center
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Mark M.

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I have a deep passion for empowering people to sing for personal satisfaction, artistic beauty and authentic self-expression. I synthesize yoga practices (postures, breathing, mindfulness) and science-based vocal wellness techniques in a unique and user-friendly approach. You will learn that your true voice already exists within, how to trust it, and how to work with it efficiently for self-awareness and self-expression.

I've been teaching people to awaken and unveil their authentic voices for over 20 years. My students include amateur singers, chanters, business executives, actors and voice professionals. I believe that everyone has the right to be heard, understood and valued.

About Mark

I am an award-winning professional opera singer, voice teacher, yoga teacher/educator, workshop leader, and author. I am a thought-leader in the area of 21st Century vocal technology, a master teacher of both singing and classical yoga, and a specialist in helping people understand and connect to th

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Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Eric is great! My teenage daughter has really enjoyed learning guitar and bass from him. He is very patient and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend working with him."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"The social benefits to my child with special needs have been exponential by way of taking guitar lessons with Greg Campbell! She has really come out of her shell due to the confidence she has gained since she began working with Greg!"
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Took Violin lessons from Jonathan T.
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"Grant is an amazing musician. From the 2 years I’ve worked with him, he’s been very professional, great to work with and always plays with a beautiful tone. He is very passionate and knowledgable in both playing the trombone and the music he plays."
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Took Trombone lessons from Grant R.
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"Candida is the best music teacher I have come across, she is knowledgable, talented, supportive and constantly positive. She has helped me so much with my voice and ear training from a technical standpoint and more importantly as a mentor has been patient and supportive."
Julien
Took Vocal Training lessons from Candid L. B.
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"Thank you Ms. Christine for motivating me to pursue my music career. After working with you, I now have a band and performing for special events. I'm no longer afraid of what people think of me (lol). I can't thank you enough for believing in me. God Bless you!"
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Took Musical Theater lessons from Christine G.
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"I am a beginner, and was very comfortable with Robert, made it very easy, and enjoy the lesson."
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Took Banjo lessons from Robert M.
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Took Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Michelle was a very good guitar teacher. She was very pacient with me. I would definitely recommend her to somebody"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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