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Music Lessons in Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis, Indiana has a thriving music culture. From Cole Porter to Babyface (Kenny Edmonds), the city of Indianapolis has bred a number of music legends and a steady stream of highly talented musicians who have helped put Indianapolis on the map. Downtown Indy boasts a solid music scene where local talent thrives with avid followers.

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Finding music lessons in Indianapolis is easier than you might think, with our music teachers in the downtown area, and surrounding cities such as Cicero, Camby and Greenfield. We have instructors available for 38 music and singing lesson types, with the most common being guitar, vocal, piano, violin and drums.

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Jamey F.

Indianapolis, IN

About Jamey

I teach all styles and levels of guitar. I have taught for over 20 years including college courses, Montessori primary, and with uniquely abled clients. Though I have a degree in Classic Guitar from CSU, Northridge, I'm primarily a songwriter and fingerstyle guitarist.

12 stone row, a solo fingerstyle record was released in 1999. I also played bass in The Language for 2 years in Indianapolis. Currently, I work on multiple music production teams in Indianapolis.

*** Lesson Details ***
That you want to play guitar is proof that you can do it. Drive is central to success, and learning to
play well is a relatively simple process with positive learning experiences.

Curriculum includes basics, chords, melody/scales, reading, music theory, songwriting, improvising, and more.

*** Specialties ***
Methods are a blend of traditional and modern approaches.
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John November 13, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In home
I love working with Jamey. He's incredibly knowledgeable. He has an easy style that makes lessons fun and informative. I want to learn all there is to know about playing the guitar and Jamey is definitely the guy to teach me. I highly recommend him to anyone wanting to take guitar lessons.
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Ryan D. October 4, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Jamey has a natural way to engage children. My grandson was entrigued by his first lesson and excited to share what he had learned in his first lesson.
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Blake October 2, 2015
Guitar · In studio
My search for a guitar teacher was a long one. I asked around and would travel to meet with different "instructors". There just wasn't that spark to learn which could have been as much my fault as theirs. THEN I asked a fellow session musician and he recommended Jamey. I was a bit apprehensive but went ahead and made contact. It was/is one of the best things I did for my playing. Jamey opened up different avenues to the fretboard and the instrument. I was blown away by his passion to teach and to impart the immense knowledge he has worked so hard to accumulate. He has a natural gift and through his teaching, I know he loves what he does. A good teacher knows how to evaluate the student and, from there, communicate with them on there level. Jamey, thank you for the continued help and being my Yoda. I recommend Jamey to anyone from beginner to "Expert".
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Jamey F.

Jamey F.

Indianapolis, IN 46237
(5)
starting at
$35 / 30-min
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Elizabeth E.

Indianapolis, IN

About Elizabeth

I have taught private piano lessons to students ages 5 to adult since 2011. I'm a member of the Indianapolis Piano Teachers Association and also work frequently as an accompanist for middle and high school band students competing in solo competitions. I studied piano for 15 years, including as a student at the Jacobs School of Music at IU and at Rocky Ridge Music Center in Estes Park, Colorado. In addition to teaching piano, I work as an adjunct professor of history and enjoy spending time with my husband, Jay, and our beagle, Ellie.

I structure my lessons according to students' individual
interests and strengths, while building a strong foundation in piano technique and music theory. With beginning and intermediate students I typically use the Piano Adventures series of books, which I supplement with music in a variety of styles ranging from authentic classical repertoire to jazz. Whatever your experience or goals, we'€™ll work together to come up with a plan that works for you.

I'm a patient, encouraging teacher and we have fun during lessons. I also expect my students to practice daily at home so that they can make steady progress.

PLEASE NOTE: Students need to have a piano, whether acoustic or digital, to practice on at home. This is necessary in order for students to progress and to develop good piano technique. If you prefer to purchase an electric piano, look for one with touch-sensitive, weighted keys, which will mimic the feel and dynamic capabilities of an acoustic piano. If you do not have a piano, I'm happy to offer advice on finding a suitable one before your first lesson.
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Brian Hart January 3, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Elizabeth is a great piano teacher. Very patient and encouraging.
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Laura D. December 31, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Great first lesson! Elizabeth evaluated where I was at and listened to my ideas. She gave me some great things to practice to improve my technique. She is a very nice person and a great teacher!
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Sarah G. December 21, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Really easy to work with, had a fun time!
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Elizabeth E.

Elizabeth E.

Indianapolis, IN 46220
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starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Jay E.

Indianapolis, IN

About Jay

My musical journey began the with piano at the age of seven. I took regular lesson all the way through high school, eventually performing works such as Gershwin Etudes, Chopin Waltzes, Debussy Arabesques, and Beethoven Piano Sonatas. My trumpet performing started in 1993 and continues, having earned two degrees in trumpet performance, and performed with groups such as the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra and Lone Star Wind Orchestra.

I have been teaching privately for 13 years, most recently having a studio of around 50 students in the Dallas area, where my students have performed at even
ts such as the state solo and ensemble contest in Austin, and it groups such as the Texas All State Band, and Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra to name a few. I now continue my private lesson instruction in Indianapolis. I have learned to adjust my teaching technique to match each individual, whether it be the music difficulty, learning pace, or musical genre preference. I have taught trumpet students of all ages and abilities, as well as beginning and intermediate piano and french horn. I look forward to helping you make beautiful music on your instrument!

My teaching philosophy

Private lessons are a one on one experience that give students guidance on their specific musical needs. Rather than only working on pieces for un upcoming audition or competition, I emphasize working on a variety of repertoire that will improve all aspects of one’s musicianship. Lessons are not a weekly practice or coaching session, but rather a time for me to help students with what they have already been practicing. More specifically, I help with embouchure formation, tone production, note reading, practice technique, musical phrasing, breathing, performance anxiety, rhythm, music theory, bad habits, or anything that will help the student make better music in the long term. I also frequently provide musical examples and inspiration by playing for my students.

Lesson Policies

Students are required to practice a minimum of fifteen to forty-five minutes per day (depending on the student’s age), six days per week.

Students are responsible for purchasing their own lesson materials, such as books, valve oil, metronome, etc. Piano students must also have a well maintained piano to practice on. High quality electric keyboards with all 88 weighted and touch sensitive keys are acceptable.

I have a 24-hour lesson rescheduling policy. If a student fails to provide notice via phone call, text or email at least 24 hours prior to the starting time of the lesson, or misses a lesson unannounced, the student will be charged for the full lesson cost. If adequate notification is given, the lesson will be made up at a later date. Lessons may not be missed without rescheduling, except for the months of December, July, and August. During any or all of these months, due to holidays and vacations, students may miss one lesson without rescheduling.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Clavinova keyboard with weighted keys

*** Travel Equipment ***
I provide no equipment

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in classical, jazz, and commercial, having experience in all three areas. I teach a lot of ear training and music theory regardless of the instrument.
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Sophie V. January 15, 2016
Trumpet · In home
Verified Student
My daughter is actually excited about practicing!
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Angie N. March 5, 2015
Piano · In home
Verified Student
I have three children taking piano lessons with Mr. Jay. We have been with him for almost two years now. He is wonderful with the kids, amazingly patient with my seven year old daughter, and very flexible with his schedule. I would definitely recommend him. He is fantastic.
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Sandra D. July 15, 2014
Trumpet · In home
Verified Student
Jay has been very helpful in getting me started on the trumpet again. He is great at teaching techniques and is very knowledgeable about music.
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Jay E.

Jay E.

Indianapolis, IN 46220
(3)
starting at
$31 / 30-min
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Regina H.

Indianapolis, IN

About Regina

Hi, there! My name is Regina and I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students learn new instruments, transition from one instrument to another, prepare for contests and auditions, and coach chamber ensembles. I studied at Valparaiso University and earned a degree in Music Business in 2011 with my primary instrument being Violin and secondary was Viola. I continued on to graduate school and received my M.A. from Valpo as well. I am currently a member of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis as a violinist. I look forward to meeting and playing music with
you!
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Hanlin C. January 24, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Regina is a great teacher with patience and encouragment, she really knows her staff and quickly figured out what I was not doing right.I like her class
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joyce weaver November 16, 2015
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Ms Regina is very professional, kind, patient and willing to meet any student at the level they need to begin. I found her to be the kind of personality that will work well with my "ocd' and nervous beginnings.
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Regina H.

Regina H.

Indianapolis, IN 46201
(2)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Blake C.

Greenwood, IN

About Blake

I have been singing and playing piano since I was 7 years old. I started teaching piano and voice when I was about 12 years old. Not long after that I began to get very involved with community musical theater. During this time I was classically trained in voice as well as piano. I studied music in college, where my focus was in vocal performance. During that time I learned a number of instruments such as percussion, strings, some wind and brass. I teach beginners level of strings. I also teach classical level piano and voice. I work with music for theater auditions as well as competition music
. On a different note, during high school I ran track, so I can help with training for running. On the academic side, I did very well in English and basic Math throughout school. During lessons I cater personally to the students needs, my goal is to help them learn the skill and not discourage them with it. I like to make learning anything exciting and fun while in a structured atmosphere!
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Kesslar S. December 1, 2015
Acting · In studio
Verified Student
Blake was awesome! He made us feel very comfortable and was very easy to talk to. I learned a lot from just one lesson. 😄
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Patricia E. September 9, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
He was very professional and kind.
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Patricia E. September 9, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
He was very professional and kind.
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Blake C.

Blake C.

Indianapolis, IN 46217
(3)
starting at
$35 / 30-min

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