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Kwame S.

6 Reviews
East Saint Louis, IL
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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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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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!
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Farrokh S.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Hindi
  • Awarded Achievement Scholarship Award from Berklee College of Music
  • Contemporary Writing and Production from Berklee College of Music
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Farrokh S.

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Hello! I have been teaching guitar for over 7 years now. Form beginners to advanced students I make it my duty to find the students interests and help them develop their own sound. As a Berklee College of Music graduate I have studied composition and music production, skills that I am happy to teach any student. In addition to teaching guitar my students have the option to learn music theory, as well as recording and mixing original compositions that we develop together in class and as homework assignments (DAWs - Logic & Protools). My specialities include Blues, Classic Rock, Jazz & electronic beat production.

About Farrokh

I have been playing guitar, piano, bass, ukulele and drums for 11 years now (teaching for 8 years). As a teenager I started playing all kinds of music and quickly became obsessed. At the age of 21 (2013) I went to Berklee College of Music where I studied guitar, composition and music production fo

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I'm not young, and I'm hard to teach music theory to, but he was patient, and is helping me figure a way into learning important stuff that I find kinda dry and not fun to practice. (I'm a good player, but music theory is very challenging to me.)
Delilah F.
My daughter enjoyed the first lesson very much! Looking forward to more!
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Oliver H.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Oliver H.

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I am here to demystify the music world--with my teaching methods any student can accomplish their dreams! First, we will start with simple techniques to embark on your musical journey and work our way towards our lofty musical goals together.

Learning guitar requires a lot of patience and a good attitude. I focus on fundamental exercises to help any beginner guitar player reach an intermediate level. I cater my lessons to learn tunes that my students care about and love. I let them guide the work!

About Oliver

I specialize in upright bass, jazz bass, funk bass, bass technique, and rhythm. I will inspire a positive attitude and good practice habits that will help any student succeed. I’ve extensively studied jazz, latin jazz, funk, rock music, hip hop, bluegrass, folk, and composition. I can also teac

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Benjamin
My son is very happy with Oliver as his teacher. They seem to have a good rapport and he (my son) is enthusiastic about his lessons.
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Nate
My son loved his first lesson. Can’t wait to keep going.

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David D.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Awarded Most Unique Project Studio from Pensado Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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David D.

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"Learn the rules like a pro, then break them as an artist" - Pablo Picasso

As a music producer, mix engineer and artist, I understand the need for proficiency as well as the artistry. My approach to teaching is customized to each individual as we are not all the same. I pay close attention to how each person learns and work with what the student can excel in. When needed we will do drills or work on theory or break down your technique to overcome any obstacles. With my industry expertise, I can help you become a proficient musician and help develop your style and artistry.

I look forward to working with you!

About David

I am a multi-instrumentalist, music producer, and mix engineer who works with artists at varying levels developing their skills, creativity, and music. Over the course of nearly 2 decades playing in bands and working in music production, I know the skillset and mindset necessary to perform at a pro

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Grace S.
great experience for my daughter. David was very knowledgeable and supportive! Highly recommend
Kimberly
I'm re-learning the piano with David and he has changed my relationship to music for the better. After only a few lessons with David I've gotten a greater understanding of music theory than I had in my few years of early piano training. He is patient and flexible with his style of teaching. If it's taking me awhile to understand a concept he's good at explaining it more clearly. I definitely recommend him for learning the piano!
Christian J.
David is a highly skilled multi-instrumentalist and producer. I was introduced when he recorded an EP for my band and since then, we've spent many an evening talking about performing, recording, teaching and making music. He is kind, patient and extremely knowledgable about his craft. I always learn something new, interesting and immediately applicable to my playing when I work with him. I've had the privilege of sharing the stage with some of his students and they have always been exceptionally professional and prepared. I highly recommend David for lessons in whatever discipline you request - the crossover knowledge from all of his experiences will be invaluable to you.
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Myles G.

1 Review
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.F.A. Jazz & Contemporary Music Performance from The New School
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Myles G.

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After 20+ years teaching and performing professionally, two degrees from top music schools, and extensive private studies with some of the greatest musicians on the planet, I am the teacher I *wish* I could've found when I first picked up a guitar. Come let me show you what I've learned!

About myles

I have played guitar for 25+ years, and have over 20 years of experience teaching and performing professionally across a range of styles. I've taught all levels, including: - Beginners who are still learning about their first guitar. - Intermediate players who are bored of their minor pentat

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Mark
I have taken webcam lessons from Myles for a little over two years now and I couldn't ask for a better teacher. I had already played guitar for years and studied with a few local teachers, but was stuck in a rut. I now know a lot more about music than I did when I started with him.
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Jason M.

101 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Associate of Arts in Music and Business from KPC, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jason M.

101 Reviews
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Basic Chords, Rhythm Techniques, Intermediate Chords, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Adult Contemporary, Country and Pop.

Artists like Jason Mraz, Green Day, Taylor Swift, the Eagles, Johnny Cash, John Mayer, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Robert Johnson, the Who, Pink Floyd and more are great to play on the acoustic guitar. I have the techniques to get you those sounds.

I also teach songwriting, so if you aren't the type to play other people songs and want to write some of your own I have an extensive background to help get you on the road to accomplishing your goals.

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since it's inception, Jason M. is available for in person and online lessons worldwide leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 20 years, ukulele, bass, banjo and keyboard for over 10 and teaching music in general since 1996 and professionally

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Jaiden
My 10 year old is taking drawing lessons online with Jason. He loves it! The lesson is tailored to what he wants to learn and his confidence in what he is able to do is steadily increasing. He looks forward to his lesson every week.
Everett
Our first experience was awesome! Jason was professional, patient, kind, and down to earth! Can’t wait for the next lesson! 🙂
Barney
Jason is an awesome and patient teacher. Can't recommend him enough!

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The average cost of 60-minute acoustic guitar lessons in Waterloo is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Travis is an awesome teacher! I started off taking guitar lessons from him, but then he showed me his piano and electronic production and started taking lessons on those as well.

He has his masters degree so teaching and educating people is nothing new to him. He explains things perfectly and uses so many great examples. He's laid back but also expects hard work from his students. He always understands when life gets in the way and we haven't had time to practice. Overall I can't recommend him enough. Truly a good guy and phenomenal musician"
Anthony
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Travis S.
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"Kirk is a great guy and great teacher! I have been working with him for the past couple of years. He is very patient with this old learner. I know he is also good with younger kids who are the age of MY grandchildren. He has great knowledge of the guitar and the skills to be a successful musician. I will miss him as he moves to Denver. Thanks, Kirk!"
Steve
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kirk R.
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"Paul is a great instructor."
Ram Kamarushi
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Nils is an outstanding instructor. He spends whatever time he needs to to make sure you learn what you want to learn. He is very flexible, and very patient. He takes great interest in your progress, and focuses his lessons on the skills you want to learn rather than driving a specific rote curriculum. He focuses his lessons on song rather than technique, and he adapts his lessons to the kind of music you want to learn. He is so knowledgeable about guitar that he help you figure out how to play any piece. I have made great progress under his tutelage, and am advancing from the beginning stages much more quickly than I anticipated."
Drew McMorrow
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"I've been taking acoustic guitar lessons with Jimmy for a year and a half. When I started with Jimmy, I had no music theory background... none. I know I still have a lot more to learn, but now I am familiar with concepts including modes, constructing the diatonic major scale, sharps and flats, the circle of fourths and fifths... the list goes on. Jimmy has even guided me through transposing a chord progression. I could go on, but to summarize, because of Jimmy's teaching style, willingness to answer questions, and music knowledge, I now know a lot about how music works. :-)"
Anne
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from James R.
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"Just completed my first 5 lessons with Michelle and booked another 5. Such a lovely lady and an excellent teacher. I’m a 70 year old beginner and consider myself lucky to have found her.
No hesitation in recommending her ."
Sarah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Greg has a wonderful giving way about him...Combine this with amazing musical knowledge and innovative teaching techniques...I couldn't imagine taking lessons from anyone else...
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Mike
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"I've never taken a guitar lesson before. Learning on my own prior to meeting Chris. I learned more in the very first lesson that I did in several months of figuring things out on my own. Chris is super responsive and adapts his lessons not only for my skill level, but also adapts the lessons to the small things that interest me. He's not only great at teaching the techniques needed to play well, but he provides enough theory so it's easy to understand. I'm extremely happy with Chris and would highly recommend him if you're learning to play."
Chris
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Chris C.
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"Enjoying my lessons and relaxed learning."
wendy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jay P.
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"Greg was great to work with! My daughter was a bit nervous at first, but Greg made her feel comfortable and confident in no time. He helped her choose music to help her learn the skills, but made sure it was music she was interested in and wanted to learn and practice. We had to stop lessons due to time constraints, however; we are hoping to start up again this fall."
Betsy
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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