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Kay S.

2 Reviews
Avalon, WI
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1971
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Kay S.

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I have worked with all levels of drum. I teach both rudimental and concert style drumming.

About Katherine (Kay)

Taught 41 years as a band director Principal Trumpet with Beloit/Janesville Symphony I like to teach in a style that is functional and interesting. Students will be doing a variety of activities at each lesson. The focus will be determined by their needs. As students become more proficient

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VICTORIA
Kay is awesome. My daughter loved her. She is very patience and kept Victoria engaged.
Angelique B.
Kay is very knowledgeable, kind and accommodating. She is very encouraging and never makes me feel dumb when I hit a sour note. (As a beginning beginner, that happens a lot!) I am amazed at how much I have learned in such a short time!

Marc M.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $22
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associates from Schoolcraft
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Marc M.

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Theory is used in all lessons, but I do specialize in concentrated classes applying the concept of music theory. This is to either boost the complexion of your original material, or to better understand genres of existing music. All Genres are covered, Classical, Jazz and Mainstream. As you learn I show you fast and easy to understand methods to apply these concepts into your guitar playing.

About Marc

I teach all styles of guitar, as I have been in many different types of music situations: Soloist (Classical) Ensemble (Classical and Jazz) Lead and Rhythm (Various Rock and Roll bands) Songwriting and Recording. I am a people person that learned the guitar from many different sources. Most of my l

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Miki
I only had Marc for a couple months (unfortunately had to move), but he is a phenomenal teacher and I recommend to anyone. He's very easy to communicate with and strikes a great balance between the technical learning you need with having fun.
Fred Chin
First lesson. Marc was great
Chris
I only got to take lessons from Marc for a couple of months in the summer of 2016 (I had to move away for work), but he is hands down the best music teacher I've ever encountered. It's a year and a half later and I'm still benefitting from his tutelage. From beginner to advanced, you've found the right guy for the job.

Roseann T.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks english, english
  • Masters in Music Therapy / New York State Certified Music Teacher from New York University
  • Awarded Masters in Music Therapy / New York State Certified Music Teacher from New York State Dept. of Education/American Aerobics and Fitness Assn./American Board of Music Therapy
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Roseann T.

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About Roseann

I have been teaching piano for almost 40 years. I have a NY state music teachers license, a masters in music therapy from NYU, and a bachelors in Music Education and AFFA certification. I try to keep the student self-motivated by using music that the student likes, as well as covering the basics.

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Maxine M.
Skillful and professional instructor.

Roseann has a very pleasant personality and makes learning the guitar enjoyable and exciting for my six year old daughter. She gives clear and concise instructions that my daughter can understand and follow on her own while practicing at home. I would highly recommend Roesann to anyone interested in learning the guitar.

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Shannon B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Gerogia Southern University
  • Awarded Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University
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Shannon B.

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Pick up that guitar that has been sitting in your closet or rent one from the store- learning to play the guitar is fun and easy with the methods that I use. Learn to read notes and chords at your own pace!

For my younger students I use a super fun method that starts with simple chords and gradually moves into reading individual notes. For those who wanna rock we practice strum patterns with a recorded drum loop so they feel like rockers right away!

About Shannon

Music is my passion, my hobby, my career and my gift. I have been performing since age 7 and teaching for the last 25 years. I have a bachelor's and master's degree in music and love to share my knowledge and experience with all ages and aptitudes - even special needs. My approach to teaching is

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Danni D.
very patient. my 6yr old had a good time
Gregg T.
Shannon is an excellent violin teacher. She makes learning fun and exciting. My daughter always looks forward to going to her lessons. She says that Shannon “inspires her to keep trying until she succeeds”.
Gabrielle W.
I had a very positive experience with Ms.Shannon during my lesson today, and im looking forward to her continued guidance and mentorship!
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Christine T.

1 Review
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelors in Music Education from Five Towns College
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Christine T.

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Hello my name is Christine and I've been a vocal coach for over a decade. I love to sing and share my love of music with all of my students. I hold a Master's Degree in music performance and a Bachelor's degree in Music Education. I have experience teaching students of all ages (kids and adults) and I can assist you in singing all types of genres. If you want to learn to sing and have fun doing it, reach out to me. I can't wait to work with you!

About Christine

I have been a singer all of my life, and I knew at a very young age that I wanted to pursue a musical career. I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and my Master's Degree in Music Performance. I am a NY State certified music teacher, and I have taught music both as a sub and as a full-ti

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Kim
Christine has been an amazing vocal teacher to my daughter for many years. Christine will meld my daughter's favorite songs into their lessons, keeping her focused technically and happy (a true feat with a teenager). My daughter looks forward to practicing between lessons and her improvement and confidence is evident. We are lucky to have found Christine!
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Trevor S.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Contemporary Music: Performance from Santa Fe University of Art & Design
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Trevor S.

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I am well-versed in Ableton's Live DAW and can help you achieve your performance and/or composition goals with this powerful platform.

About Trevor

I am a diverse and skilled lead and rhythm guitarist. I play Rock, Jazz, Blues, and Balkan music. I started my journey with Eric Clapton and George Harrison in 2004. I graduated with honors from the Contemporary Music Program at Santa Fe University of Art & Design in 2015. During my time at school,

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Steve
Trevor is an exceptional teacher. He is very knowledgeable in all aspect of guitar theory, instruction and tailors his lessons to student’s goals. He is extremely patient and paces his lessons to maximize the student’s development. I highly recommend Trevor as an instructor for all levels of students interested in guitar instruction.
Kavan A.
Very knowledgeable and patient. I learned quite a bit in my brief interactions with him, and the homework (at home practice) was challenging but fruitful in terms of the skills I acquired.
Sean M.
Trevor has an in-depth and broad command of Ableton, music theory, composition, filtering, troubleshooting, and will take you to the next level forthwith! Learning a great deal and will continue.

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Took Trumpet lessons from Jennifer W.
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Took Piano lessons from Mark V S.
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"Phillip is the right teacher for Ben! We are lucky to get the right one on our very first try!"
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Phillip F.
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"Bill is the best teacher around. His extensive performance experience makes all the difference - he knows every tip, trick and nuance in the book that changes every piece from just a set of notes to a performance of color, grace and subtlety. His knowledge of the guitar repertoire never fails to amaze. And he's wonderfully patient with everyone - you don't have to play like Bream or Russell"
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Bill B.
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"I’m extremely happy with my singing progress from Stephanie’s coaching. I always thought that I couldn’t be a singer but decided to take a chance and was very pleasantly surprised that, with Stephanie’s method of teaching, that almost anyone could learn to sing. I can’t recommend her enough. Stephanie is an outstanding vocal teacher with an impressive musical educational background as well as formidable singing abilities herself. Finally, and perhaps most importantly, she cares. It is important to her that you improve and she will put a lot of blood sweat and tears into your singing. You really can’t go wrong with her. Did I mention that she’s one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet? Yeah, there’s that too."
Rabih
Took Singing lessons from Stephanie H.
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"Daniel is a very skilled bassist , lessons are going well . I really like him . Looking forward to our next lesson ."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Daniel B.
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"I happen to play with Andrew in a local Jazz ensemble. He is the solo chair and I Play lead trumpet. I have been playing with Andrew for a year or 2 and he is an OUTSTANDING player! His solo’s are some of the best I have heard in my 45 years playing. He takes his playing seriously and I have every confidence his teaching skills on the trumpet are top notch also! I would highly recommend him to anyone who wants to get better at playing the trumpet!"
Scott Bowers, Reisterstown MD
Took Trumpet lessons from Andrew G.
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"This was my first lesson and I felt like a kid again! It was so much fun and I can’t wait to return for my next lesson."
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Took Piano lessons from Julie L.
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"I would like to say Steven was an amazing piano teacher for my 5 year old and he really was able to teach him a lot of the basics and some neat tunes. He is great with kids and with my child being 5 and needing a lot of patience it was really a breeze for Steven to teach and keep his attention during the lesson. He is definitely a natural at what he does! I am very satisfied with Steven and his style of teaching. He is a well deserved five star rating and I can not wait till my son gets to start guitar lessons with him in the future."
Ashley
Took Piano lessons from Steven E.
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