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Kay S.

2 Reviews
Avalon, WI
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1971
  • MME from VanderCook College of Music - Chicago, IL
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Kay S.

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I have taught all levels of percussion including auxiliary percussion instruments.

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 i

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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!
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David L.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2004
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David L.

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Lifetime immersion in flamenco music and culture with recent three year in-depth pursuit of core flamenco guitar forms, chord progressions, and rhythms. Nearly 20 years experience in professional flamenco ensembles as a percussionist, and many hours accompanying flamenco dancers on stage and in the classroom. In-depth knowledge and access to other multiple master flamenco guitarists available.

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Many years of drum instruction with students who have learned best with alternative learner-centered approaches including: extreme patience, slow to fast repetition of patterns and exercises, focused breathing, as well as sight-reading, rhythm and ear training. Students with: Asperger's, Autism, Dy

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Martin V.
very professional-knowledgable on time and easy to work with -excellent' couldn't have been better
Phillip Gardner
Day 1 of drumming lessons! David answered all my questions led the conversation and helped ease my need to be perfect! I am excited to practice the skills we worked on and excited to see where the next lessons go!! Thanks David for a great 1st experience!
mike
DAVID IS AN OUTSTANDING TEACHER IN EVERY RESPECT. HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH SEEMS EXCELLENT, AND HIS INTEREST IN THIS LANGUAGE IS CLEARLY VERY STRONG. THIS ALLOWS CLOSE ANALYSIS OF SPANISH, AND STANDS AS A SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT TO THE DIDACTIC PROCESS. IN TURN THIS PROMOTES A SPIRIT OF LEARNING IN CLASS WHICH IS INFORMATIVE AND GOOD FUN. FINALLY HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH/ENGLISH COGNATES AND INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS IS UNUSUALLY BROAD, WHICH MAKES LEARNING SPANISH WITH HIM EASY AND ENTERTAINING. I BELIEVE DAVID HAS A TRUE VOCATION FOR TEACHING, AND I HOPE I CAN GO ON WITH LESSONS WITH HIM FOR SOME TIME TO COME.
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Topher K.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded Grammy Award for Music Educator of the Year (Quarterfinalist) from Recording Academy GRAMMY Awards
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Topher K.

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“I was blown away by the things you were saying - and feel as if Amanda learned in that one hour more than she’s learned in a year of voice/piano! I only wish we had known you a year ago! Your enthusiasm, experience and passion are amazing!
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If you are looking to keep the music going during this shutdown, consider online singing lessons!

I've taught singing for over a decade and I direct singing groups ranging from elementary, middle, and high school through young adults and senior citizens.

Nothing makes me happier than helping a singer become more confident and expressive in their voice.

I've been teaching students around the world over video chat for years, and while it's not the same as in-person, there are many advantages.

Due to the shutdown, my schedule has opened up considerably and I have many openings for new students.

Ease of scheduling and lack of travel are obviously a bonus, but one of the big advantages to online lessons is you get ...

About Topher

Hi! I'm Topher K, a speaker, author, coach, educator, musician, and mentor working to help the young (and young at heart) to build self-confidence and express themselves through vocal music. I also specialize in tutoring math, and have many students that take both singing lessons and math tutoring i

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Linda
Topher was a great coach for my child. He always had fun at lessons and his voice got so much better, his confidence also greatly improved. He's started auditioning for musicals at his school and just got his first lead role!
Jen
Topher is a wonderful teacher with a real gift for helping singers. I felt so much more confident in my voice after just one lesson.
Meghan
Stella loves lessons with Mr. Topher. I wasn't sure if online lessons would be the right fit for us but now that school is shut down it's ended up being a blessing! She sang for her school talent show this year and sounded so beautiful, thanks Mr Topher!
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Rob F.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Wichita State University
  • Teaching since 2007
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Rob F.

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I took lots of Music Theory classes in college. I have written 2 progressive rock albums with lots of chords and studied Jazz which is loaded with music theory. We can work on getting a great handle on what the music is doing theory wise.

About Rob

Make sure you contact me about scheduling. I have other students and a job that sometimes changes week to week. I may have other times available. Let me know.

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Jeff
Initially I was a complete beginner. I've been studying with Rob for a couple of months now. I think I'm making good progress and certainly a lot of that is Rob's doing. Very personable and flexible, he's really taught me a lot and is really good at teaching in a way that has me progressing steadily and not being overwhelmed by such a challenging instrument.
Jeff
great first lesson. Personable and informative.
Lin
Identified many of my errors right away, has given instruction on how to correct. Have noticed definite improvement each week, and given new skills each week to practice .(I'm not likely to pass this pattern in the near future!)
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Kevin K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Kevin K.

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Do you love music? Great, me too!

I'm here to help you along your journey with music and guitar/bass. Whether you're just taking your first steps or you're already on your way, my goal is to provide you with information, direction, and clarity to help you grow.

Our lessons will be focused on your individual needs and goals. I don't believe in a cookie-cutter formula to lessons so we will work together to build a structure that is optimal for you and fits your needs.

About Kevin

In short, I'm a young professional musician from southern California working on a bachelors of commercial music and jazz performance at California State University Fullerton. For teaching I specialize in electric bass and acoustic guitar, but can also play/teach electric guitar and upright bass. Cu

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Joy M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Awarded Best Saxophonist in the State of Georgia from The State of Georgia
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joy M.

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About Joy

Jazz Saxophonist and Singer with the gift of bringing the best out of students. I make learning fun & easy. I can help you discover your true sound and voice. I’m proficient in jazz, free jazz, soul, funk, reggae, dub, drum n bass, house, and world music. You'll be improving in not time ; )

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Max L.
Joy is a warm and patient teacher who can assess the appropriate pace for a new student to learn at. She's also a wonderful musician herself. Will definitely be back for more lessons!

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"Only one lesson so far but I really like Carl's approach. I wouldn't want a teacher who went "by the book" and just threw a bunch of lesson plans and exercises at me. Carl talked about what I like and what I want to play, listened to me some, and tailored the instruction to where I am at. This is a great place to start from."
Ram Sudama
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Great teacher, very knowledgeable and patient"
Cindy
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Excellent instruction and very patient. Had a lot of fun."
Sandra
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Prophet C.
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"Zhana has been teaching my daughter for the past two years. Zhana is a wonderful violin teacher - kind, loving, and patient. My daughter loves her violins lessons with Zhana, and she has progressed incredibly. Zhana is outstanding violin teacher. I highly recommend her."
Edwina H.
Took Violin lessons from Zhana G.
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"I’ve observed Beckie teaching French Horn and Trumpet. She is extremely capable and, especially with her younger students, very nurturing and encouraging. She is very knowledgeable and clearly explains the techniques and principles she is teaching. She is also very patient."
Ann
Took French Horn lessons from Beckie E.
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"My 10 year old beginner has been taking lessons from Mr. Ettling for a couple of months. We are always amazed at the progress he makes each week. Mr. Ettling great at assessing where a child's skills are, and how much more progress to ask for between lessons. He listens well to my son's interests also. We are very happy!"
Jacqi
Took Guitar lessons from Steven E.
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"Wonderful first visit! Can’t wait to see what else she has to offer! Connected very well with my daughter and we are very excited for our next lesson."
Riley
Took Singing lessons from Sarah C.
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"Will is a very experienced, very intuitive musician who will tailor the lessons according to your goals, whether they be short-term, long-term, or just something you feel like doing that particular day. I tend to be self-critical sometimes and Will is very patient and very relaxed, and completely non-judgmental - I love how he first makes a small pot of tea while we talk about what I want to work on that day. It helps bring me out of wherever I was coming from prior to the lesson, and to refocus on the present moment."
Kelly
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Will V.
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"I'm a 52 year-old with no music background and today was my first virtual alto sax lesson with Randall. I must admit that I was very intimidated at first and didn't think that I would be able to get the most out of this virtual learning experience. However, Randall made me very comfortable and quickly got me relaxed as if he were right there with me in my living room. We began by him showing me the do's and don'ts of putting my horn together (especially the mouthpiece), fingering, and creating the sound I wanted. I was impressed because he taught me about 5 to 6 notes in this initial session. To be honest I didn't even think that I would've been able to get a note out but I did. Although I didn't want my first saxophone lesson to be virtual, I can confidently say that I will continue my sessions with Randall and highly recommend his services."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Randall K.
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Took Guitar lessons from Bijan Z.
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