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Matthew V.

Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $39
  • Awarded Best Instrumental from The Orange County Music Awards
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Associate of Arts Degree from Citrus College
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Matthew V.

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I teach because I love it: I love seeing a student reach their goals.

I’ve been working with music students for long enough now that I am able to quickly determine what their next best action should be… the action that will enable them to grow & evolve as guitar players. I have a keen sense of ascertaining a student’s skill level, so that I can quickly get them into working on the musicianship skills that will transform their playing. My sessions are efficient: they are very effective, very quickly.

I love working with players of any level... just started out or a seasoned professional.

As a beginner, you can approach the learning process in a way that keeps it fun & exciting while building the techniques & vocabulary that you use every day.
The cool thing about the guitar is that all of the chords & strumming patterns that you learn from day one are the same chords & strumming patterns you’ll use as an intermediate or advanced player. You don’t have to start with super basic ...

About Matthew

I teach because I love it... I love seeing a student reach their goals. I’ve been working with music students for long enough now that I am able to quickly determine what their next best action should be… the action that will enable them to grow & evolve as guitar players. I have a keen sense o

Dawn S.

52 Reviews
O Fallon, IL
Starting at $22
  • Bachelor of Science, Music Education from Tennessee Technological University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
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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!

Jeremy M.

3 Reviews
O Fallon, IL
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Plus Award from ASCAP
  • Master's in Music Composition & Theory, Wind Conducting from University of Alabama
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeremy M.

3 Reviews
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Together we will discuss aspects of conducting to include score study, gestures & stick technique, facial expressions, and rehearsal techniques.

About Jeremy

I've been composing and arranging music professionally for over 20 years. As Staff Arranger for the US Air Force Bands program, I have crafted selections ranging from classical/symphonic compositions to pop/rock/country arrangements, jazz & big band selections, and chamber music. My music has been

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Robbie
I needed help knowing how to arrange a full band work for my Instrumentation Class project. I offered to pay him to do it for me but he wouldn't do that (haha). But he did sit with me and show me how to do it myself and I was happy I learned something. It wasn't great but if I had the desire to be an arranger then I would definitely study more with Jeremy.
Ryan
Jeremy did a great job teaching me how to write an arrangement for a jazz band. I hadn't ever done anything like that and had no clue how to write rhythm parts. He gave me all the help I needed to know how to write chord symbols and notation for a rhythm section - lead sheets for the piano and guitar players, a bass part, and drum set parts. They all said the parts looked great. Thanks Jeremy!
Christy
Without Jeremy, I never would've gotten my Master's Degree. As I was preparing for my comprehensive exams in music performance, I had five pieces ranging from Medieval all the way through 20th century that had to be studied and analyzed for the music theory section of my exam. Jeremy was able to help me (and my entire study group) by teaching us in a knowledgeable, yet approachable way. He has a great deal of patience and a very kind demeanor. I wish I had encountered a teacher like him while in my undergrad music studies. He simplified so many of the concepts and ideas of music theory which really helped me to understand the analysis process and gave me full confidence when taking my comprehensive exams. He never made me feel stupid when asking questions and even when he had to explain the same concept over and over (which that happened often) he never lost his patience. He is so incredibly knowledgeable as a musician and such a delightfully kind person.

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Taylor E.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Taylor E.

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Anyone can improve their singing voice! Would you like to learn the music you want to learn while enhancing your technique and overall sound? Your goals are my goals! Let's sing!

Taylor has been teaching lessons since 2015, and has worked with students of all ages, genders, and skill levels. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Music as well as graduate-level training in voice performance.

About Taylor

Taylor is a classically trained vocalist with her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Lindenwood University. She has been teaching lessons for over 5 years, and believes that anyone can improve their technique and sound! Taylor is also a graduate mental health counseling intern, so her lessons tend to b

Melissa A.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Haitian Creole, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Melissa A.

3 Reviews
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Hi! I would love to teach you piano. I was trained to play classically. I am an education major in school, so I have a great approach to teaching. I strive to meet you where YOU are, and make it an enjoyable experience. Piano is a beautiful instrument and I would love to go on this musical journey with you. Let's get started!

About Melissa

Hey there! I LOVE teaching; especially the kiddos. I am an Elementary Special Education and Speech Pathology major, but I have many interests, music and languages being a couple of them. I have been studying piano for almost a decade now and the flute for even more. I have taken state exams scori

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Georgine
Melissa is such an inspiration and Her style of teaching really allowed me to grasp the material and utilize it for my growth in playing the piano.
Yanick
Melissa has been my daughter’s instructor for the pass 18 months. She is a great instructor, very patient and has a vast knowledge on classical piano. She has helped my daughter prepared for various recital and NYSSMA.

Severin D.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Japanese
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded First Place from Chicago Flute Club
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Severin D.

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Students can expect to develop strong foundational skills in areas of tone, finger technique, articulation, musical expression, and physiological aspects of playing, which they will then learn to apply in etudes and repertoire. A student's repertoire will be determined both by student input and teacher recommendation in order to maximize both student enjoyment and musical development. In each lesson, students can expect fun and quirky analogies as well as possible interruptions by a cat.

About Severin

Hello, my name is Severin. I am a master's student in flute performance at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, IN. I am originally from Chicago, IL, where I was able to have a very rich experience of the arts growing up. I am often told that I have a very gentle, calm, and

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"Dan is an excellent music instructor. Our two boys of 10 and 12, after taking piano and voice lessons with him for more than a year, show measurable progress. Dan has an effective teaching method, which he is able to adapt to the particular needs of each student. He is a good communicator and motivator. I would recommend Dan to beginner, intermediate and advanced students who wants to improve rapidly and reach performance level."
Julian
Took Piano lessons from Dan H.
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"I started with Bill almost two years ago and I was at about zero on the piano. He's helped me reach the point where I can play some standards and even improvise a little over them, and I look forward to improving even more. We began in person but the transition to remote lessons has been seamless.

Bill is patient, attentive, and a whole lot of fun to work with. He has a positive attitude and a great sense of humor, and he backs it up with strong motivational skills to keep you practicing and putting in the work to reach your goals.

Oh, and of course, he's got some incredible chops! He's a talented multi-instrumentalist and a beast on the saxophone. His love of music and knowledge of jazz is sure to rub off on you."
Micah
Took Piano lessons from Bill T.
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"Great teacher, very patient with me and was always flexible with my schedule. Great rate for great lessons. Can't recommend him enough!"
Brandon
Took Drum lessons from Kevin J.
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"So, I've been singing for years, but after deciding to produce a professional project as well as perform more, I wanted to get training to have a better command of my voice.

I not only had a breaktrhoughs in my singing ability, but also in my professional career after working with her!

Corinne helped me to gain confidence, power and precision in my performance and I would recommend her for ANY singer of ANY again and ANY experience level!"
Calvin
Took Vocal Training lessons from Corinne D.
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"I took this course to help me to sing. It did help me but I realized that it would take years of practice for me to be able to sing well. At this time I was more interested in politics and couldn’t put the time or money into it."
Sharon
Took Singing lessons from Katie P.
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"John is an excellent teacher. I’m a real beginner, and , instead of acting bored with my level of “playing”, he was very encouraging. His instruction is clear and precise. He had me transitioning between four different chords in my first half hour! So pleased!"
Karen
Took Ukulele lessons from John B.
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"Bernard is a great rapping coach. My son enjoyed the learning lessons with Bernard and has improved significantly.

Thanks you Bernard for your help."
Omar
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Bernard M.
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"Great teacher who has many talents

I am an adult who started taking a new instrument and just after a few weeks with him, I'm already able to play much more than I ever dreamed I would. He is down to earth and easy to get along with - but pushes you to always do better. I would recommend him to anyone looking to advance their skills or start from beginning like I have."
Brian
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"Beginner Adult

Helena continues to me the best choice for me as an adult beginner on the violin. She is patient, knowledgable and I can't praise her enough. She knows just when I need the encouragement we beginners need. Very happy to have found her."
Leanna
Took Violin lessons from Helena G.
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"Judith is a once in a lifetime mentor and voice coach that will work with you no matter where you are in your musical journey. She's been flexible, kind, and patient with me despite the fact that I had no prior musical experience whatsoever. I really can't put into words how much she's helped me in developing a creative outlet for myself. She also has a great concern for her student's health and emphasizes teaching how to sing in a healthy way without damaging one's voice. I've been her student for just a few months and I feel like I walk away with significant improvement every time I see her. Overall, I simply can't recommend her highly enough."
Julio Penaloza
Took Singing lessons from Judith S.
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