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Charis B.

6 Reviews
Woodstock, IL
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.S. Music Education from David Lipscomb College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Charis B.

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About Charis

I have a B.S. in Music Education. I have worked with several disabled students patiently guiding them, finding creative ways to make music accessible to them. I believe it is not about me or the parent, but the student. I work with children of all ages believing that we can find a way that works

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Alexa B.
Great teacher! She was able to teach my daughter in 3 lessons what her band teacher couldn’t do in 6 months. My daughter walked away after her first lesson excited and couldn’t wait for her next lesson. You can tell Charis loves what she does.
Darla Mills
excellent lesson
Olivia H.
The lesson would have been better if I were not so nervous and played better.

ryan S.

5 Reviews
Elgin, IL
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Bachelor's degree in Fine Art specializing in 3d Animation/modeling from American academy of art
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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ryan S.

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I have been playing guitar for over a decade and have tons of performance experience gigging in a local rock band. Combine that with a curriculum that starts with fundamentals and expands quickly into playing your favorite songs and you have a great start to beginning or expanding your guitar playing abilities.

About ryan

Hi, my name is Ryan and I would love to teach you how to play guitar. I've been playing for over 10 years and have been gigging for a little less than that in my band. Over the years I have gained a lot of experience performing on stage and teaching to people of all ages. If you want to shred, jam,

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Joey M.
Learned a lot today! Very friendly and helped me improve the quality of existing recordings I made with gain staging and additional compression techniques
Joey M.
Very helpful and provided a lot of useful tips on difficult subject matter
Mark Herr
Ryan was great! He's obviously a talented guitarist and he is very laid back and makes you feel comfortable. He shows you in detail what you need to do to become a better guitar player. My ONLY advice, and the reason he doesn't get 5 stars, is I think he should have more visual aids with his lessons. For example, write down the different scales or transcribe the first several measures of a song. Then, one has something to refer back to when you are practicing and invariably get stuck. Other than that, I would highly recommend Ryan as a guitar teacher!

Nazar D.

2 Reviews
Elgin, IL
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Russian, Polish, Ukrainian
  • Master of Cello Performance, Postgraduate Assistantship Program from Moscow State Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nazar D.

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Cello is famous for its deep and warm sound, probably the widest range from low to high register. It is used for solo, chamber music, ensembles, chamber and symphony orchestras.
But the most important cello can change your mind and fulfill your soul like no other instruments !

About Nazar

My name is Nazar, Concert Soloist and Orchestra Performer, Experience Long Time Teacher. Master Graduate from Moscow State Conservatory and postgraduate assistant ship program 1990-97 plus over 20 years of teaching experience with different age students. My teaching philosophy is to teach good tech

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Jennifer
Nazar is a great instructor. He was quickly able to assess my goals and ability and did a great job pointing out areas for improvement in an encouraging and positive way.
Jessica
Nazar has a wonderful ability to relate to people. He has excellent skill and enthusiasm, making our son WANT to learn. We highly recommend him...
Kelvin
I've been working with Nazar since 1998. Not only does he know his stuff and makes his teaching personal to your needs, but he also has a way to make you feel successful even when you are struggling. you always feel better about your playing when you leave than when you got to his studio. He recognizes your learning style and what you want to accomplish, then builds his teaching around that.

If you are looking for a cello teacher (and yes, he also teaches piano and other instruments) I'd say put your time and money into Nazar and you, you will feel it is one of your best investments

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Toni C.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Best Of from Gigsalad
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Toni C.

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Our lessons will be encouraging, positive and productive but most importantly will layer in love and Fun! I am here to help you in a friendly manner as a classroom teacher for over 15 years. Achieve your goals from newbies to more seasoned pipers. Curriculum is individualized based on student’s musical interests. Students will learn proper technique and important musical concepts like reading notes, sight-reading and playing tunes before you know it. We work together and have fun along the way! All ages welcome and all abilities. I enjoy watching students gain confidence and learn more about themselves during lessons. Give it a go and see what you think~ Shoot me a message and lets get started. Aye!

About Toni

As a former school teacher and understanding what it's like to learn a new subject like an instrument and the Bagpipes on top of that - I knew I wanted to learn how to play because I just Loved the sound from the pipes! So what's it going to take, what's involved, how much time do I have to put i

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Cody
Toni is full of great knowledge and super helpful about care and details about the practice chanter! Who knew there was so much to know about the little instrument?
Flip M.
Great first lesson!
Scott M.
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Mona M.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Korean, Uyghur, English, Mandarin
  • Awarded Oberlin Dean's Talent Award from Oberlin Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2015
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Mona M.

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Rule No.1, don't practice mistakes!
Not only teaching play the violin, building confidence, teaching efficient solutions, and providing an enjoyable learning process is my first goal as a violin educator.

About Mona

EDUCATION • Will be pursuing Master of Music degree at Indiana University, Jacob School of Music in fall 2020 • Graduating from Oberlin Conservatory of Music in May • Graduated Central Conservatory of Music of Middle School from 2010 to 2016 majoring violin performance. EXPERIENCES • The youn

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Amelia
First lesson was wonderful. Looking forward to more.
Civa H.
Great violinist and good teacher.
Ani
Taking lessons with Mona has completely changed my playing and technique for the better, much to the notice of my professors and conductor. Despite lessons taking place online, she notices even small details and takes care and kindness in correcting them. Mona’s professionalism and outstanding technique makes lessons with her a must for any violinist.
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Johnny M.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Awarded First Prize from Alabama Music Federation Clubs Scholarship Competition
  • Teaching since 2011
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Johnny M.

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I strive to treat each student equally no matter how advance the student are. My job as a teacher is to provide students a tool in life. Students will learn the way life works through the art of music. Should the students decide to pursue music or not in the future, I only hope that students will apply what they've learned in music to their everyday problem solving.

About Johnny

Johnny received his Bachelors of Music at the University of Alabama, under the tutelage of Carlton McCreery, and a Masters of Music at The Boston Conservatory with Andrew Mark. Johnny made his debut performance in 2011, performing Dvorak's Cello Concerto with Albuquerque Youth Symphony under the di

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Isaac P.
Johnny is experienced in teaching cello. His lessons are always passionate, musical, and informative. There are several aspects of his lessons that I'd like to share.

1. Full of Content: He delivers enough details of a new technique with simplification for an easy understanding.
2. Learning Curve: By breaking down and reorganizing the knowledge, he teaches new concepts step by step, from approachable actions to efficient actions.
3. Customization: He helps you find out a suitable solution to grow on the techniques based on your own physical and cognitive characteristics.
4. Experimentation: The correct ways he suggests you do is demonstrated by experimenting with different ways for comparison, which you would not only know what to do but know the reason behind it.

Cello is a beautiful yet complicated instrument. To enjoy it, a great mentorship is necessary and truly valued.
Nina
After coming from a high pressure - pre professional cello teacher, Johnny Mok is a breath of fresh air! I am learning at a faster rate and accomplishing more due to his relaxed and happy teaching style. So glad I found you Jonny!

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"Quentin's teaching style is chill and simple. But you learn a lot during the process. He is calm and patient as well!"
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Took Piano lessons from Quentin S.
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"Dave is a very good teacher. I learned a lot from him about sound and improvisation. The lessons are always a lot of fun and inspiration."
Andrea
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave S.
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"Kristin is a great teacher. She's very patient and knowledgeable about musical theatre. I was nervous at my first lesson. But she listened to my expectations and what I wanted out of the lessons, and tailored the lesson to those expectations. Plus she gave me vocal excercises to help me a better singer, have fun, and enjoy the whole experience. Highly recommended."
Jeff
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Kristin H.
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"Buzz Was Great!! Very Patient due to the fact I'm a beginner.Also very knowledgeable!!!"
Andre
Took Piano lessons from Buzz A.
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"Jason is so patient and helpful

I started taking ukulele lessons on a whim to be able play songs for my son who is 13 months old. I have never had much success with music. Sometimes my son is napping while I have my lesson, and sometimes he wakes up and I wear him in a carrier. This doesn't frazzle Jason at all who always prepares great lessons for me and quickly simplifies things when he sees me struggling. Even when I feel stressed because my son starts fussing, Jason is cool, kind, and calm. I love my new skill of playing ukulele and am so grateful to Jason for making it possible. He is really good at providing kind support and the right amount of challenge in a lesson. He's also punctual and accommodating with schedule changes. Overall I give Jason an A+."
Lorna
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"She is very patient. I am excited to continue learning from her."
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Took Piano lessons from Sandra H.
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