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Kwame S.

3 Reviews
Belleville, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Degree & Certification Associates of Arts in Recording Technology from Southwestern Illinois College
  • Teaches Beginner
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Kwame S.

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Have you ever wanted to play an instrument or sing? Do you have a genuine passion for music? My lessons properly prepare students for what is needed to execute their journey as a musician. Lessons will be customized to meet the needs of the students. I have five years of teaching students from ages five to fifty and over twenty years of experience as a musician. Students will learn core music essentials such as music theory, ear training, sight reading, and more. And for songwriters I offer lessons on songwriting and structuring.

About Kwame

Hello, my name is Kwame. I have been a musician for over twenty years. I started out in music when I was in grade school and have continued my musical journey throughout my adulthood. I have five years of experience teaching a wide range of age groups. Adjacent to being a musician, I am also a sin

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Thanh
Kwame is a genuine vocal coach who cares about your goals and your journey. Our first session felt comfortable and insightful. I look forward to our future lessons~!
Henry W.
This was my son's first piano lesson so we didn't know what to expect. Kwame was great with my son. He was both patient and encouraging, knowledgeable and professional. My son is excited for his next lesson!
Deanna
I was very pleased with my lessons. I learned a lot and Kwame was very patient and helpful. I like the progression of the lessons and feel like at this rate I will be where I want to be vocally in no time at all.
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David M.

45 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $20
  • Awarded B.M./M.M. Scholarship from Webster Universty
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
  • Teaches Beginner
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David M.

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sight-reading, chart interpretation, scale/chord relationships.

About David

Composer and guitarist David began formal music training at the age of 5 on the drums. He taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing in local rock bands. Initially entering college as a Journalism major, his passion for music led him to Meramec College where he studied Music Theory with

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Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
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Robin K.
Dave is great. Very patient and a good teacher.
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Nathan Y.

4 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Cognitive Neuroscience from Washington University in St. Louis
  • Teaching since 2014
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Nathan Y.

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Learn a variety of styles from classical to jazz, from alternative to heavy metal. My diverse musical background has given me a unique perspective on how to teach the guitar. I aim to inspire my students and motivate them to play the music that they have always dreamed of playing.

About Nathan

Since I started playing guitar 10 years ago, I have played in a rock band, performed with several jazz ensembles, received awards in multiple classical guitar competitions, and studied with an array of masters in multiple styles. My diverse musical background has given me insights on how to simplif

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I was apprehensive about guitar lessons in general, but Nathan has changed my mind as a tutor. I am well pleased with how keen he is to tailoring lessons to one's goals. He is clear and precise in his teaching, and is also fun. I highly recommend him to whoever is considering it. I have learned so much in a couple lessons and always leave looking forward excitedly to the next one. Good man.
Hung
honest and patient.

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Mark L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • B.A. in Psychology with emphasis on Child Psychology from University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mark L.

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I've been playing and performing for over twenty years and can teach you to play like a pro as well. Whether it's blues, folk or rock and roll I can help you to develop your skills and move towards your musical goals.

About Mark

Mark L. I was born in California but raised in the sleepy town of Beaverton, Oregon, enmeshed in massive groves of pine and poplar trees and long, cool rainy days. I entered into the world of creativity and music when I was just thirteen by composing poetry and song lyrics, and began dabbling wit

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John D.
Mark is awesome and has a lot of knowledge if you're willing to put in the effort and listen.
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Kasey C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors of Music from The Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University
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Kasey C.

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As a vocalist trained in Classical, Jazz, and popular styles of music, I have come to understand that the art of singing is inherently a highly emotional, physical and intellectual experience. With precise discipline, motivation and perseverance, music can seemingly fall into place. When these elements are united in preparation for a performance, the voice becomes free and the possibilities seem endless. My goal as a an artist and teacher is to discover these boundless possibilities for myself and therefore my students.

To best do this, I have adopted an adaptive and collaborative style of teaching. At the start of each semester I assess each student’s unique strengths, goals, and expectations. Once this is done I am able to create a personalized lesson plan that will evolve as each student progresses in his or her training. A focus on instilling the foundational skills of discipline, stamina and creativity in accordance with functional voice technique, results in the growth of ...

About Kasey

Hey there! My name is Kasey, and I am a dedicated vocalist and music teacher. I have been teaching voice for five years, and hold a Bachelors and Masters of Music in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. My repertoire is expansive an

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Katie Nickerson
Kasey is a wonderful, talented, and encouraging teacher! She knows her craft and provides excellent instruction in a warm and friendly manner. She is extremely patient yet challenges her students to do well to meet their full potential. She is a lovely and hard working person and I so enjoy taking lessons with her!
Joseph
Kasey has been working with my daughter for 3 years now. I have watched my daughter gain confidence while making tremendous progress. Kasey is organized, caring and confident in her teaching. My daughter respects Kasey and enjoys going to her weekly lessons. I highly recommend Kasey as a voice teacher
Sheila
Kasey is a wonderful teacher. Before taking lessons with Kasey I had to stop singing for more than 5 years due to illness. She was amazing at safely bringing me back to vocal health. I am now able to sing light opera and folk songs even better than I used to. I am impressed with her level of knowledge and she really motivates me to work hard at my craft. She is truly the best teacher that I have ever had and would highly recommend her to anyone who wants to be the best singer that they can be.
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Timothy H.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Outstanding Jazz Vocals Award from University of the Arts
  • Teaching since 2008
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Timothy H.

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In Piano, we work on proper bench posture and distance from the keyboard, hand placement and correct finger curvature and work towards developing great musicality in piano repertoire.

In Voice, we work on proper posture for both seated and standing positions, microphone placement, diction, audience interaction and more.

About Timothy

I hold a Bachelors of Fine Arts from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. With over 15 years of experience, in both piano and voice, I've had to opportunity to perform domestically and internationally with such great acts as The Philly Pops, The Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra, and many

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Haughton B.
He is amazing I loved learning "Tap Dance
Haughton B.
Mr Timothy is Amazing!!!!! I have so much fun with him
Haughton B.
Very nice teacher. I had fun!

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"My daughter looks forward to her lessons every week. Adam is a fun and patient teacher."
Patty
Took Piano lessons from Adam S.
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"GREAT TEACHER!!!!!!!!!

Best guitar teacher ever! He made guitar easy to understand and fun to play! I'm looking forward to what I'm going to learn next! I highly recommend him as a guitar teacher!"
Ritzel
Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Exactly what I have been looking for. Terrific lesson. Just enough practice material for next week."
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Took Blues Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lynn K.
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"Anastassia is nice, she's accommodating and knows how to work with a 6 year old. My daughter really enjoys her lessons with her!"
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Took Singing lessons from Anastassia K.
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"David is so patient and encouraging. He is really helping my 9 y.o. daughter to learn to play ukulele."
Christa
Took Ukulele lessons from David L.
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"The Class was excellent. The method that Mr Kevin use to teach is easy . My daughter is happy"
Tatiana
Took Piano lessons from Kevin M.
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"Steve is a rare find - an accomplished musician, a great teacher, and a genuinely nice guy. My 10 year old and I have been taking lessons with him for the past year, and our progress/improvement has been significant and noticeable. Particularly with my son, Steve is patient, supportive, and very encouraging, and he teaches at just the right level. He always makes sure that we cover music theory along with learning our favorite songs in order to get the most out of our training. My enjoyment of piano has increased significantly since starting lessons with Steve, and each time we leave a lesson he says: "Have fun with it!" I highly recommend Steve as a teacher."
Eric
Took Piano lessons from Steven B.
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"This incredible women helped me hit a note that I never thought I’d even touch in my life, and then had me sing this note (as well as the song that accompanied it), in front of many people that I had never met before.

Amazing.

During her lessons, she had me singing from places I never knew you were supposed to sing through-- my gut, my lungs, my throat, and most difficult for me, my eyes She had me practice breathing, and often had me singing the silliest warm ups, to put all of this practice to the test. It took a lot of time and a lot of experience to distinguish those subtle differences and really understand their importance. Stephanie was so patient and so encouraging. She always took the time to make sure I understood what I was doing, and she never ran through a lesson without knowing how I was. She created a space where I could be vulnerable - where I didn’t feel embarrassed to sing a note (way the heck) off key. Even though we never formally practiced this, in the mix of all the other invaluable lessons she gave me, Stephanie taught me how much of a difference it makes to sing from the heart. I don’t think another teacher could have compared."
Genevieve
Took Vocal Training lessons from Stephanie H.
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"We absolutely adore Jesus! My 9 year old daughter has been taking lessons with Jesus since January, and it is amazing how much she has progressed. Previously she had been getting lessons ,catch and go, at her school, and there was very little progress. Jesus has a wonderful and gentle teaching style, and yet inspires her to work hard during lessons and our practices.

I cannot say enough about Jesus. One of the best decisions we have made!"
Kristin
Took Piano lessons from Jesus G.
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