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Tony S.

Tekonsha, MI

About Tony

I have been teaching music for 27 years and playing drums professionally for 33 years. I have a Masters Degree in Music Education from Western Michigan University and a Bachelor of Music from Michigan State University. I currently play drums in 2 professional bands and a contemporary praise band. I also make and repair drums, heads, skins, etc. I can also teach you these skills. I have a complete music studio with full drum set, double bass pedals, djembe's, dumbek, bohdron, latin percussion, sound system, guitars, bass, keyboards, amps and various hand percussion instruments. When you are ready for the next step in your lessons we can add other musicians to play guitar etc. along with you to give you some ensemble experience. I have a large waiting area and lots of free parking space.

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Missy S. November 6, 2013
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Excellent and very professional music instructor- many years of education and performing experience are very evident in his teaching!

Tony is an excellent and very professional music instructor! His many years of education and performance experience make him a great choice for you or your child!
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Kelly C.

Whitmore Lake, MI

About Kelly

Greetings! My name is Kelly and I have been teaching voice and piano since 1991. My training in voice/singing/performance/Voice Movement Therapy has been extensive and multi-faceted as has my own performance experience. This has enabled me to successfully guide/mentor students who are not only singers of classical, musical theater, pop, folk, and jazz, but also people who use their speaking voices to teach, present and act. My teaching approach is more holistic in that it not only addresses the technical and physical influences that affect the singing/speaking process, but also the emotional and psychological influences. I work with ANYONE who wishes to vocally express themselves more freely and authentically, including those who consider themselves to be tone-deaf. While ...

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Ken K. January 11, 2015
I have taken two classes with Kelly through Ann Arbor Rec&Ed and both were great experiences. Kelly is a patient, kind, and fun teacher. She did an excellent job going over the fundamentals, and I learned a great deal in both of her classes. I especially appreciated the helpful feedback she gave me--it definitely made me more aware of those areas I need to work on. I would highly recommend her.
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mary S. November 6, 2014
Singing · In studio
Kelly is a very supportive, knowledgeable, fun and gentle singing coach/teacher. She has many talents and a diverse background which allows her to work with students in a very comprehensive and holistic way. I have worked with other singing teachers and Kelly's working knowledge of the physical body far exceeds my previous teachers. I really enjoy taking lessons with Kelly.
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Tracy B. November 6, 2014
Singing · In studio
In my two year of working with Kelly I've gone from fragile, terrified whisper-singing to singing alone with clear tone and pitch, a Capella, at an open mic. I still have barriers, but with Kelly's encouragement and advice I've learned to recognize their cause, and I've also knocked many down---I have a set of tools to draw on when my nerves start taking over, and I owe this to working with Kelly and her holistic approach to voice training. Kelly is patient with all levels of ability and purpose, and can deal with multiple aspects of training, from emotional barriers to technical challenges.
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Tony T.

Dexter, MI

About Tony

Tony is a life-long resident of Dexter. He has been playing guitar for over eight years and teaching guitar privately for two years. After high school graduation, he studied jazz guitar and music theory with John E. Lawrence and Michael Naylor at Washtenaw Community College. He continues to develop his professional skills through private study and performance. Tony strives to learn new songs, teaching techniques and to improve his musical vocabulary. Tony is a well-rounded guitarist and is comfortable playing and teaching rock, metal, jazz, classical, blues and acoustic guitar. Tony has played in a variety of bands, performing at many local and regional venues. He currently plays lead guitar in the band, Eyes Once Mine. His experience as a student, teacher, performer and recording ...

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Charles K.

Ann Arbor, MI

About Charles

I received my bachelor of music in saxophone performance at the University of Michigan under Professor Donald Sinta. I have been playing saxophone since 5th grade, and have been teaching students since I was 16. In addition, I'm a certified personal trainer and some other fun things about me includes my love of coffee as well as my love of health! I have been a vegetarian all my life and have never purposely eaten animal flesh. There have been those accidental moments, however!

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Andrea W.

Jackson, MI

About Andrea

I am an up and coming teacher in the Jackson area. Being younger has given me a great insight to music that is popular and up and coming. I enjoy teaching all styles and genres! I believe that you have to have fun and be invested in lessons to get the most out of them. I do believe that learning is limitless and no matter what your age or skill set, you can become a musician. All of my students learn and understand basic theory and how to read music. I encourage my students to try something new and to be fearless. I host annual recitals that students participate in and believe in quality music. I graduated from Jackson College in 2014 and have attended Eastern Michigan University. If you are looking for a fun learning environment that will challenge you to be the best you can be, then ...

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