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Neal S.

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Davenport, IA
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Music Performance, Music Journalism, Music Education from Illinois State University
  • Teaching since 1993
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Neal S.

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Private one-on-one saxophone instruction has been my primary vocation for nearly 30 years. I've also worked as a professional performing musician for over 35 years. Each lesson is tailored to the tastes and needs of the student, with traditional method books rarely used once the basics are under control. Instruction is based on a strong working knowledge of scales. The informed use of these scales leads to a heightened understanding of improvisation, ear training, and other practical aspects of music theory. Students are encouraged to choose from a variety of jazz standards and transcriptions, classical themes, and pop tunes that I’ve transcribed and engraved. Rudimentary instruction is also available for saxophonists wishing to learn flute and/or clarinet.

About Neal

I started giving saxophone lessons nearly 30 years ago when I began to realize how little I was taught about the way music works in the real world. Despite studying Music Performance at Illinois State University, my most meaningful education has been earned through mistakes I've made, or through tr

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Bruce
Great lesson - assessed where I am and what I need to get where I want to go. I'm really pleased

Jami S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors of Music in Music Therapy from Elizabethtown College
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Jami S.

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I teach vocal techniques through warm-ups and exercises, as well as through a variety of styles of music including but not limited to Broadway, Classical, and Popular.

About Jami

Hello! I'm Jami. I've been teaching guitar and voice lessons for over 15 years. I love teaching music lessons because I like to share my love of singing and playing the guitar. I also love seeing my students progress in their instrument! I may have a bit of a different approach than your aver

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Mary
Jani is very fun to work with and is an easy teacher. You will love knitting with her!
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Joseph M.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joseph M.

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I can teach classical guitar from beginner to a college level. My teaching is based on the Lopez-Ramos model which is world class in its results. I also work with students to play the music they desire. I have had students in the past learn bossa nova, south American styles. I also teach theory and sight reading with the lessons.

About Joseph

My Story: As a guitarist in my early years I spent much time reworking my technique and gaining insight in how guitar playing really works. My early struggles gave way to a solid knowledge of the guitar and music. This was gained through no small part through

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Ryan L.
Learning flamenco and classical guitar with Joe. He's got tons of knowledge and skill, and really pays attention to the musicality of things, which is something other teachers often miss.
StephenS1
Great teacher

My daughter enjoyed lessons with Joe. He was patient and good at explaining to a beginner.
JosefP
Great teacher !!!

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Heinrich Z.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Speaks English, German
  • Psychology, Philosophy, Linguistics BA from UHZ University, Zürich
  • Teaching since 1998
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Heinrich Z.

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Recording vocals and instruments with Ableton Live

About Heinrich

I was one of the first 4 Ableton certified trainer's world-wide and have been re-certified several times since. I started the first US Ableton curriculum at the legendary Dubspot in NYC, where I was also teaching for 8 years, both in the physical school and online. i've been teaching Ableton at

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Nina
Heinrich is a great teacher and a great person!
He knows so much and is so enthusiastic and patient while teaching. He has a lot of experience and he is a warm-hearted person, definitely the kind of person you wanna spend your time with :-)
Demitri Kesoglides
Heinrich was hands-down one of the best music instructors I've ever had. He has such a celebrated history as a producer and engineer, yet he still remains humble in the teaching environment with his students. He also adapts to specific learning styles and knows how to get through to you if you have difficulty with a particular topic or module. He's also a geuine, great guy - once you are his student he has no problem helping you or giving you advice long after his course is completed. To this day my brother and I still consider him a friend and a mentor. Highly highly recommended!
Andrew
I learned Maschine and Native Instruments MK3 from Heinrich and he knows his stuff!!! He is very patient and very supportive. He is one of the few official Maschine experts who are available to teach.

Maschine is not easy to learn but Heinrich tried to simplify topics into something easy to understand. He was open and flexible to my learning style and how I wanted to approach my lessons. That's the biggest benefit to private lessons with Heinrich!

I read the review by Cezanne about Heinrich not having enough interaction with students and that was not my experience. In fact, I felt sometimes I got too much time with him (sorry Heinrich, sometimes you talk a lot haha!). Don't get me wrong, the things he had to say were very valuable, I can just be too eager sometimes to move on from a topic so that's really on me and not Heinrich. Any time I had questions, I could text him and if it was too much to text back, he would call me right away.

Heinrich is also very chill and relaxed when it comes to working with you to find a good time to meet up for a lesson.

Damon Y.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Damon Y.

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We've got to be able to communicate musically as step one. Furthermore you will need a basic understanding of the guitar. I will explain both of these essential steps in an easy to understand fashion the works best for you. Next we will apply what we have learned to learning a simple song you like. Where we go from there depends how your personal goals and how much time you have to practice.

About Damon

I am easy going, friendly, patient and professional. I believe in making music lessons fun and effective. Knowing an instrument is a skill you will have for the rest of your life. I aim to get my students playing fun songs and knowledgable about music ASAP.

Stephon H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Music Education from Tennessee State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
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Stephon H.

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I incorporate music theory and ear trainning skills. It is very important to me that my students learn how to read sheet music and learn how to play by ear. I not only teach what's in the textbook, but I allow my students to learn the most current songs out there. I also hold professional recitals that showcase my students.

About Stephon

I am a pianist, singer and songwriter. I have been singing since I was 8 years old and playing the piano since I was 13 years old. I studied music education at Tennessee State University with concentrations in piano and voice. For four years I had my own music program at a local community center fo

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Rita
Excellent start! Arte is very knowledgable!
Terian T.
Awesome teacher with very good technical skills and proficiency.
Tesfaye J.
First day feeling good he is very nice guy and trying to help me a lot

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Jesse makes lessons fun! It's so great to have him playing back up guitar to my attempt at the ukelele! He's helped me with theory as well as chord development... I'm hoping to join a ukelele club to see where I stand! Thanks, Jesse!,"
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