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Ryan B.

94 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Ryan B.

94 Reviews
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I've been teaching mandolin for 4 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. Mandolin is an often underappreciated instrument which is fantastic for both melodic and rhythmic playing styles. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming, picking, chord changes and melodic playing, with a couple simple songs too. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Logan Square who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes he

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Ryan
I have been working with Ryan on the Banjo for over a year now. He is incredible patient, encouraging and seriously knows his stuff!
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Jesse W.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Master's of Music - Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jesse W.

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Learn Chords and Solo Techniques
Learn How to Read Music
Learn Bluegrass Tunes and Melodies
Learn Bach on Mandolin!

About Jesse

Hi! I have been teaching lessons of all skill levels and styles to students of all ages for the last 8 years. I have a Masters in Music from UNT as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Music from TCU. I always put the interests of the student first, and structure each lesson to best fit their needs. The s

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Madison
Jesse is a great teacher, excited for more lessons!
Miracle Lindskog L.
Mr. Jesse is a very effective teacher and my 16 year old daughter has progressed very quickly in playing classical guitar and violin in just under two years. The lessons are very productive while still being very enjoyable. I'd recommend him for both for students who are learning a new instrument or already have a musical background.
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Daniel E.

37 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • BA in Music from Florida State University
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Daniel E.

37 Reviews
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Learn mandolin chords, strumming, and of course songs!

About Daniel

Teaching Background: * I have a record of success with students of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, and goals * I teach using a variety of methods and styles, including my own authored books * I owned a music academy for 10 years where I trained others to be successful instructors * I have a v

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Teri C.
Great first lesson!
Kate
Great lesson! Daniel was patient, upbeat, and gave very understandable explanations. We covered quite a bit of ground at a pace that kept it all easy to handle. Now it's time to practice!
Diman T.
Studying with Daniel has been an incredible experience. He is very knowledgeable but also very flexible. Whatever aspect of your music adventure you are looking to improve, Daniel has a path for you to follow.
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Kenton M.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA: Liberal Arts from Berea College
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kenton M.

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You can choose to learn by ear, notation, tab, or a combination of these. We will play standard tunes, and any of your favorites from Bill Monroe to Chris Thiles, and beyond. A mandolin is also great for strumming and singing.

About Kenton

I have been teaching for over fifteen years. I play various styles including jazz, rock, blues, classical, country, and bluegrass. Instruments I teach include guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. I also teach the Q Chord. I have performed in many different bands including rock, top forty,

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Nancy D.
kenton is a very knowledgeable and capable instructor. He really knows his music
Nancy D.
very good advice and technique i will follow through
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Judy I.

1 Review
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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1970
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Judy I.

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I can help you build a basic foundation and skill set that will propel you to the next level in your musical journey.

About Judy

In my early childhood, my parents owned a 77-acre riding stable. There was a radio in the barn that was always on “for the horses” and a jukebox (dating myself here) in the clubhouse. I loved hearing all those songs (of the ‘60’s) and singing along! One day, a man came to ride and also br

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Kendra
Just has taught two of my kids. Currently acoustic guitar and previously ukele with an exchange student. She was wonderful with my German daughter and teaching her to read music and use an instrument. Just keeps my ADHD son on task and challenges his fast moving brain using several techniques, practice methods, and pieces simultaneously. She's patient when he gets off task and quickly shifts gears when he needs a different explanation.
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Randall C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Music from Gulf Coast College
  • Teaches Beginner
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Randall C.

6 Reviews
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A wonderful instrument with much more application than one can imagine. I can help you build an excellent foundation

About Randall

My love of music and musical talent was discovered when I was just five years old. An uncle gave me a plastic recorder and, without lessons or help from anyone, I was playing melodies within days. Soon after I started taking private lessons on Saxophone and Clarinet. I played my first paying job

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Trevor
I have been Randall's student for a few years. Randall is very knowledgeable about music and an excellent teacher. Additionally, Randall is courteous, professional, and punctual. I highly recommend Randall as your new music instructor.
Tammy
Randall has been teaching my son clarinet for the past 2 years in his home and we couldn't be more pleased with my son's outcome. He knows how to work With students and get them to advance to their highest potential.
Philip
Randall has been teaching guitar to my 12 year-old son for about 3 years. He is very knowledgeable and patient. He knows and can teach many different styles of music on several different instruments. I highly recommend Randall for students of any age.

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"Ben is a fun mandolin teacher and very thoughtful! He brings great tunes and gives helpful feedback to improve how you play."
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"Early days, but Steve gave mea realistic foundation for learning"
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"David is a mandolin/musical magician. Anyone would be very to lucky to have him as their teacher."
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"Super relaxed, informative, and lots of content! I realllly look forward to our sessions and can see how this is gonna get me where I wanna go!"
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