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Anthony H.

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Geneseo, IL
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Anthony H.

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*Brass teacher with 20 Years of performance and music education

Hello, and welcome to brass lessons!

My goal is to help you the learner feel empowered with resources, practice skills, and confidence enough to continue learning your instrument and reach the next level with or without help. I truly believe that anyone can learn to play an instrument!

Teaching, learning, and music are passions of mine! Whether you are a beginner who has never played an instrument before, or an experienced musician, I have experience with all levels and am thrilled to teach you.

Euphonium is my primary instrument, but I have experience teaching and performing on all of the brass instruments, and competed on a national level at the Leonard Falcone Festival two times!

I have taught instrumental music for 16 years in the public schools, and have taught privately for over 20 years. I have my bachelors in Music Education, and my masters in conducting.

About Anthony

Hi, I’m Teacher Tony, and I’m from Illinois, and I love teaching music! I started playing when I was 12, and music changed my life! I have taught music to people of all ages. I really enjoy teaching students who need a little encouragement and love helping them feel good about what they are doin

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Morgan
One of the best teachers I've ever had. Teaches the whole person, not just the musician. Emphasizes in expressive playing and building confidence in students. Very methodical; will address an issue in various ways until he finds a way the student understands, and won't give up on a student. A life-long student himself, he's always learning new techniques to improve his practice. If you're looking to learn an instrument AND do something meaningful with that knowledge, I couldn't recommend him more.
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Russell S.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $120
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Theory from Las Vegas High School
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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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Paula C.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Master of Music in Composition from University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Teaching since 1992
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Paula C.

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I teach each student the music they want to learn, in the way they want to learn. I teach all styles of music to all levels and ages.
I want my students to feel good about themselves and what they're learning.

About Paula

I am a warm, patient teacher and an excellent musician. I love to see students learn and succeed, and I love to answer outside-the-box questions about music. Whatever you love about music, I can help you master it!

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Nick R.

55 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded 2001 JAS academy full scholarship from JAS academy in Aspen Colorado (director, Christian McBride)
  • M.A. in performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College
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Nick R.

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the art of accompaniment; including comping for a vocalist, sax player, trumpet player, bassist, etc.
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- all genres

About Nick

Nick performs with Paul McCartney, Jon Batiste (Colbert Show), Zeb Bangash, Antonique Smith, Rob Morrow, John Lithgow, The Hot Sardines, grammy nominated producer/composer/Indian percussionist, Deep Singh (tabla player with Sting, Katy Perry, Robert Plant) and grammy nominated producer/trumpet play

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Kara
Nick was a patient and enthusiastic teacher. I was nervous to start music lessons in my late 30s, but he made me feel comfortable and I never felt embarrassed. He taught me the songs I was interested in learning, but snuck in music theory and the basics along the way! Highly recommend
Shannon
Nick has done a great job with our 14 year old son! He has a great laid back style that is appreciated and keeps the lessons fun and engaging. Not only is he learning to play some of his favorite songs, but he is also getting ear training, music reading, picking, chord building, etc. We would highly recommend Nick!
Rachel
I would very highly recommend Nick as a guitar teacher. I've been taking lessons for five weeks and he has already helped me a lot with my technique. He has a great combination of the knowledge of a professional musician and also the patience and guidance of a very experienced teacher.

I also like that he is helping me with ear training. I've had previous experience with reading music, but he is really expanding my horizons with listening to music and trying to figure it out by using basic principles. This is a way to learn that I hadn't experience before in guitar lessons in the past, and I think it's a great way to learn.

I'm looking forward to many more lessons to come. This has really helped me to enjoy playing the guitar again!
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Shalini J.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Chemical Engineering from University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Shalini J.

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Hi there! I'd love to help you with crafting your college application essays!

College admissions have grown increasingly competitive. This means that the personal statement could be the deciding factor of who 'stands out'. While this can be scary, it's also a great opportunity to speak your voice in a way that reflects what you really want to say, in the way you want to say it. It's a chance for you to write something authentic that you can look back on with pride, even years later. Let's work together to make this happen. Let's bring your voice to the forefront. Only you have your voice. And *that* is what matters. That is what stands out.

I have professionally helped students with their admission essays for over eight years. I will provide a patient and thorough review of your essays with detailed feedback and guidance to encourage self-expression that makes an impression. Let's have conversations that help you gain a clearer vision of what you want to convey and how, brainstorm ...

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Hey guys. Thank you for checking out my bit! I would love to work with you to help you achieve your goals. Studies, learning and absorbing concepts, writing material that will go out into the world... it's not easy. I can completely understand, respect, and appreciate that. But! I also want you t

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Harini Rajasekar
Shalini is THE BEST. I probably wouldnt have gotten into college without her. I love Shalini's teaching style because she takes something relatively mundane (writing an essay) and gives you techniques and approaches to make it interesting and enjoyable. It was great to watch my work evolve into something really great with her honest feedback and accessibility.
Pratiksha
Shalini helped me be able to tell my story and communicate my passions while I was applying to both medical school and residency. Through a keen eye for details and Just the right questions to help me develop my own voice, she was invaluable in helping me getting into graduate school to pursue my career. She will always work with you, and push you to reflect and to be your best self in the admission process with sights set to what will come beyond just the admission process.
Ritika
Shalini made sure to dedicate all her attention to my college essay and because of that I didn’t feel like I was video calling her, it just felt like we were talking face to face. Writing my college essay felt less overwhelming because she was helping me every step of the way. Shalini provided me with such great advice and showed me what it meant to make the essay my own genuine story.
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Noah A.

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  • High School Diploma from Douglas Anderson School of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2015
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Noah A.

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I have a very nuanced, and energetic perspective on violin. I'll teach any level of student whether it is complete beginner or advanced learner. I am suzuki certified as well. I have plenty of experience in teaching violin (6 years of private teaching).

About Noah

Hello! My name is Noah Arcenas. I have been playing violin for 11 years, and I am currently pursuing my Bachelor's degree for Violin Performance at the Eastman School of Music, where I study with Yoojin Jang. Throughout my violin journey, I have found a passion in teaching. I really enjoy working wi

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"Great teacher very patient and knowledgeable."
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Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"I actually learned more in one hour more than I have from spending hours trying to teach myself!"
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"My daughter has taken individual and small group sewing lessons with Dawn over the past few years. Dawn is a knowledgeable and patient teacher and my daughter loves sewing with her."
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Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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Took Sewing lessons from Sarah L.
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"Rhiannon is a really great instructor. She's patient and knowledgeable. I took a slip stitch knitting class with her and it was a lot of fun. I highly recommend Rhiannon for any crafting classes she's offering; you'll learn a lot!"
Kate
Took Knitting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"Erin is an outstanding instructor. She is very, very knowledgeable. I have a pattern and it was poorly written. She was able to untangle it and explain it to me so that I can work on it independently. She is very patient. I would highly recommend her to anyone learning knitting, stuck on a pattern, or want to expand on their knitting skills. She has a lot of knowledge and can explain and impart this knowledge very well. She is a truly great instructor."
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Took Bridge lessons from Karl K.
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Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Fantastic Instrutor. I’m a beginner at sewing she made the class very enjoyable. After the first class I’m comfortable using the sewing machine, and I can’t wait for the next lessens."
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