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Nicholas S.

Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students Male: Not accepting at this time; Female: 15 to 40
  • Awarded TKT Jazz Scholarship from Webster University Department of Music
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Nicholas S.

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Experienced teach of 15 years! I love to teach everything from basics to advanced drum. I love teaching favorite songs, drum fills, various styles, and how to function in a band setting. I've continued my professional career as a drummer and have great tips and insights on how you can become like the great drummers you love! From jazz to pop to rock and blues we will work on it all!

Would you like to join a band? I'm also an instructor at Webster University and the Community music schools so I know multiple setting for performance opportunities!

About Nicholas

Having performed most of his life, Nick Savage seems to be effortlessly skilled as a drummer, keyboardist, singer, and songwriter. Nick has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with great performers, such as, Tony award winning Beth Leveal, American Idol runner-up Justin Guarini, Gavin Degraw,

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AhSa-Ti Nu T.

Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Sound Arts from Ex'pression College for Digital Arts
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AhSa-Ti Nu T.

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Experienced vocalist for over 25 years and vocal instructor for over 5 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate vocal student. All ages are welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Together we will work to build strong foundation of vocal technique, ear training and more. Let's get started!

About AhSa-Ti Nu

I am a professional singer, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Ex'pression College for Digital Arts, with a Bachelors in Sound Arts. I have spent over 25 years working as a solo, lead and background vocalist for numerous artists withing various genres. Voice students can expect to

Dawn S.

52 Reviews
O Fallon, IL
Starting at $22
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor of Science, Music Education from Tennessee Technological University
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Dawn S.

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I like to work on tone, technique, sight reading and musicality in lessons. I also play duets with students during lessons to work on tone blending as well as intonation.
I can also teach reed making and reed adjustment.

About Dawn

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and a Master's Degree in Music Performance. I also performed as a musician with a military band for over 20 years, performing on oboe, English horn, saxophone, percussion, piano/synthesizer, and as a vocalist. I have been teaching privately for close to

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Alex S.
My daughter learned additional skills and mastered new pieces while working with Dawn. Her dedication and experience teaching online helped our young oboist to progress quicker, and the school band teacher noticed the improvement too. We're happy we found Dawn on takelessons!
Madeline B.
My daughter enjoyed her lesson with Dawn. Dawn was able to adjust her instruction according to my daughter’s ability. Thank you for a great lesson, Dawn!

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Kimberly S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • B.A. from Temple University
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kimberly S.

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I will work with the actor on auditions, whether it be sides or a monologue. We will work on carving out each moment, cultivating a character and making strong choices. We will work together to ensure you are confident, open and ready to play when you walk into the audition room!

About Kimberly

**Tuesdays is the best day to schedule lessons with me. However, I'm happy to work with your schedule, especially if Tuesdays do not work for you or for last minute auditions! Just contact me and we'll get something scheduled! I am a trained actress in my late 20's. I have experience coaching ma

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Terrianne
Kimberly was great. Super sweet and my daughter loved every minute she can not wait till her next class
Anna
Great lesson with Kim. She made my daughter very comfortable and is enthusiastic and encouraging.
Chloe
5 stars!
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Susanna S.

146 Reviews
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Starting at $33
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music, Viola Performance from State University of New York at Purchase
  • Awarded Sword of Honor from Sigma Alpha Iota
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Susanna S.

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Experienced viola teacher with over 25 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of viola playing skills and technique. I specialize in Traditional Classical string music, typically use Essential Elements 2000, Samuel Applebaum methods, Suzuki books, and traditional scales and etude books. I have the following tools available to use during lessons: metronome, tuner, rosin and my music library.

About Susanna

Susanna S. has over 25 years of teaching experience on violin, viola and cello in private lessons, small groups, large groups and school orchestra settings. Currently, she runs her own studio and is teaching weekly in person private lessons at her home in Pittsburgh or online lessons. She offers

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Laila G.
Susanna is a patient and thorough teacher who is willing to cater her lessons to the student's comfort level. The violin is a difficult instrument, but she makes it fun to play and learn. Highly recommend!
Brooke
My daughter really enjoyed her viola lesson with Susannah. It inspired her to start practicing viola more. Susannah was great with my daughter.
Angela K.
I like working with Ms. Susanna. She has helped me a lot.
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David K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Arts in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
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David K.

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I am an orchestral clarinetist, K-12 music teacher and home school parent offering Christian clarinet lessons to students ages 10 and older. I graduated with a Bachelor of Music from Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA, a Master of Arts in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and I have studied with teachers who graduated from Julliard and Manhattan School of Music. I have also been influenced by the teaching style and signature sound of clarinetist David Weber, as well as Russian and Slavic traditions of teaching, all of which emphasize the art of clarinet playing - the combination of proper technique with fluent, beautiful musicality. I have a passion to help my students enjoy making music for the glory of God and offer lessons which are fun and inspiring!

About David

I am an orchestral clarinetist, K-12 music teacher and home school dad who teaches Christian clarinet lessons to students ages 11 and older. I graduated with a BA in Music from Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA, a Master of Arts in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and I ha

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Andrea
My name is Andrea Trudeau. I am a homeschooling mother of four. We have been homeschooling for almost twenty years. It has been such a journey, learning and improving as we go. One great addition to our homeschooling is music. My children have all played instruments and sang in choirs. Driving around to all these activities was taxing at times. When we met David Knizewski and learned that he taught clarinet lessons online, I was interested, but skeptical. I liked the idea of not having to drive to one more activity, but I wondered how the quality of the lesson would be. Well, it has been working out wonderfully. It feels as though David is in the room. His warmth and charisma flow through the computer! David is a skilled teacher. He is able to explain and demonstrate even though it is all over the computer. I don’t know how he does it, but he does. Another blessing to doing this type of lessons is that we never had to stop, due to COVID-19. We were able to continue with the lessons, uninterrupted. I highly recommend it!
Libby
He is a very enthusiastic teacher who puts a lot of time and effort into the lessons. He breaks challenging things down in a way that is easy to understand and is very patient. I highly recommend him!
Lisa
I first met David Knizewski when he was hired as the music teacher at our PS-12 private school, Wakefield Country Day School. What I loved most about David as a teacher was that he respected his students enough to expect the best from them and also to expose them to the fundamentals of music theory and rich timeless classics and classical pieces. There seems to be a trend today to dumb things down in an attempt to always make make learning "fun." David helped the students understand that there is a deeper joy to be found in stretching themselves to put forth their best effort in learning these more challenging pieces and appreciating the beauty that results in doing something well. No matter how cringe-worthy (in some cases) the result might have been for these budding musicians, David always beamed with pride in their doing their very best. On a personal note, David was the first person who noticed that our daughter had a special talent for vocal performance. She was in elementary school at the time, and as her non-musical mother, this was difficult for me to perceive. He worked with her to help her develop good singing habits. She has had a number of voice teachers since those days and today she is double majoring in vocal performance and speech and hearing sciences in her freshman year in college. I wonder sometimes if we would have invested in her gift that has brought joy to so many, if David had not been such an encouragement to her in those early days. He also worked with my son personally with instruction in Clarinet. I was amazed at how much he learned in a very short time.

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My daughter took Piano lessons with Lydia from the time she was in the first grade until she entered Jr. High school, when other interests became a higher priority. She also took 1 year of harp simultaneously with her piano lessons. She absolutely adored Lydia as a teacher, and I was pleased to have her in such skilled, patient and capable hands. I was pleased with her progress and always delighted to hear her perform her skills at the 2 recitals each year. I was a particular fan of the Christmas recital at the nursing home. I loved that it also taught the students a little bit about giving back to others.

I highly recommend Lydia."
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"Melanie is Awesome!

I have not been singing in awhile, but just a few lessons with Melanie and I can't wait to sing. Since working with Melanie, my voice has developed a better tone and strength. I feel much more confident in my ability. Melanie focuses on exactly what my voice needs to develop into a much more professional sound. I look forward to my next lesson and know something tremendous will come out of it."
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"My initial lesson with Chris went very well. HIs key attributes are that he is attentive and a good listener which enables him to tweak the lessons to what work on you, as everyone learns differently."
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"Desmond was very nice. He was extremely knowledgeable and talented. We just started however he taught me so much already. I am extremely excited for the progress we will make together to make my voice better. Desmond is a terrific teacher. I would recommend him for sure!!!"
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