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Rob F.

6 Reviews
Lenexa, KS
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Wichita State University
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Rob F.

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I have played in a couple of heavy giging country bands. I can show you how to learn how to improvise and take on some fiddle tunes.

About Rob

Make sure you contact me about scheduling. I have other students and a job that sometimes changes week to week. I may have other times available. Let me know.

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Lin
Identified many of my errors right away, has given instruction on how to correct. Have noticed definite improvement each week, and given new skills each week to practice .(I'm not likely to pass this pattern in the near future!)
Leda G.
Very good teacher.
Sarah J.
Rob's passion for music is evident in his teaching. He is very professional and an excellent violin instructor. I can tell he truly wants his students to succeed. He is very patient and teaches in a way that is fun and involved. Very highly recommended.
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Phaedra M.

3 Reviews
Olathe, KS
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Phaedra M.

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I’ve been teaching harp for 20 years. I cater my teaching style and repertoire to the needs of the individual. I believe this is a partnership, so I try to offer options wherever possible so the student can find the music they feel will help them express themselves. I focus on note reading, but I also examine shapes of chords and relations and patterns in order to make music reading as quick and easy as possible. Depending on the student, these added tricks may be huge way makers in their music making experience.

I offer recitals twice a year. For online students, I host a virtual recital. I believe that the more frequently we perform, the easier it is to overcome stage anxiety. I, personally, battle stage anxiety, so I am able to assist others with managing these same feelings.

My ultimate goal with every student is to foster a love for music, both at the harp and in general.

About Phaedra

Teaching music lessons is a passion for Phaedra. She is desirous of understanding brain development and teaching according to readiness and learning style of the individual student. She will work with the student and parent(s) to reach the goals they seek to achieve in music. Phaedra strives to hel

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Joan Ferguson
Phaedra is a professional colleague of mine. I have always been impressed with how well prepared her students are for competitions and auditions. Her attention to technical detail, and musicality show a dedication to, and love of teaching. During the Covid-19 pandemic, she is being extremely careful having her students wash their hands, and use hand sanitizer before, and during lessons.
Emma
I took piano lessons from Miss Paedra for about 5 years. I started when I was 6 years old. Miss Paedra is so kind and patient. She really helped me to grow and develop many skills and techniques with piano and theory. The background knowledge I got from Miss Paedra with music and theory altogether ultimately helped me out when starting to learn new instruments like the violin. I still play piano every now and then and I absolutely love and enjoy music. I really appreciate all the work and help I received when taking lessons. Miss Phaedra really helped to push and motivate me to practice and grow, and I know that she truly enjoys working with each of her students and wants the best for them.
Corie
I came to Phaedra as an adult harp student having had about a year experience prior. I had no idea how much I would grow with her as a teacher! She improved my technique, knowledge, skill level, and confidence as a harpist. She truly cares about her students and would find pieces for me to play that were at my level but would keep my interest. My two girls also took piano and harp lessons from her and loved her warmth and encouragement. Coming from no experience at all, I was surprised to see that they were playing Debussy and Chopin after only a few years. Their love for music began with the foundation Phaedra provided and still continues to this day. I was sad once we moved and were no longer to have her as an instructor as we have never found her equal.
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Tim T.

18 Reviews
Blue Springs, MO
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Oral Roberts University
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Tim T.

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Proper breathing techniques, diction, vocal projection and various musical styles are some of the areas covered in voice lessons. We will develop the singer’s range and vocal quality.

About Tim

My wife and I have been teaching piano lessons in the Kansas City area for more than 20 years. We have studios in our home; she teaches upstairs and I teach downstairs! I am currently accepting new students and welcome the opportunity to see them grow and experience the joy of piano playing. W

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Lydia
Tim is a wonderful instructor. He genuinely loves music, and it comes through during lessons. He has a positive teaching style. He strives to meet my kids where there at and teaches to their interests, but also manages to get technique and theory in. Tim is a treasure!
Aruna R.
Great first lesson. Very clear instructions. Looking forward to more sessions.
Larry G.
Great first lesson, I'm really looking forward to working with TIm to learn to play piano!

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Lorna L.

31 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
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Lorna L.

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Lorna is not only a trained and educated voice teacher, she's also a vocalist who sings the genres she teaches. When taking lessons with her you will learn the art and science of singing. In the initial stages of lessons students are assessed to see what level they are on vocally. After doing an assessment a lesson plan specific to the student's needs is created, and Lorna strives to help her students reach each goal. During your lessons you will learn techniques like breathing, singing with resonance (projection), diction, expanding your range and other techniques that are needed to enhance your voice and performance skills. Also you will have lots of fun learning with Lorna.

About Lorna

Lorna is a music teacher who has been teaching voice and piano for years. She is a graduate of Florida International University where she earned a Bachelor degree in Music Education. She is lots of fun. Lorna is also a professional singer who sings several genres, which includes opera, jazz, R&B,

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Per
Lorna takes the time to get to know you and your voice. I feel very confident having such a devoted and talented teacher as my singing coach.
She is literally helping me to find my voice.
Josephine
Professor Lorna has been the music teacher I’ve needed all my life!

I have been taking singing lessons with Professor Lorna for about 3 months now.

During this time period, she has not only helped me develop my voice but my singing confidence as well. Professor Lorna pushes me out of my comfort zone every class! She sees the potential in me and has helped me bring out that voice that I have been hiding. I need more practice but she define you knows what she’s doing! Even my family has noticed my singing growth with the technique Professor Lorna has taught me.

I am very happy that I found Professor Lorna. She is a woman filled with knowledge in all things of music and very talented! With much patience, practice, and continuing to take her lessons I know that she will continue to assist me in evolving my talent and helping me become that great singer I aspire to be.
I hope that I can grow under her wings and eventually master all that she’s taught me. Professor Lorna is what I’d call “The Master.”
Thaylin
I have truly enjoyed my experience with Mrs.Lawson. I find it easier to sing and have more confidence when singing. First we went over vocal techniques such as breathing and exercises. This served well for my college singing class. Then we applied all the techniques to a song. Every lesson is fun and I love having a true critique to better improve myself
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Jae Young J.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Jae Young J.

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I have been playing guitar for 20 years, and have experience playing and teaching most style of guitar including rock, jazz, pop and R&B.
I have taught guitar lessons for 10 years. I specialize in Jazz, Rock, Blues and Pop.

About Jae young

Hello. I am a guitarist/musician, currently living in New York City. I graduated from Berklee College of Music and NYU Steinhardt. I am looking for students who are seeking to become more comfortable with improvisation. Through many years of experiences, I have figured out various concepts for i

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Will M.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded 2020 Runner Up from Baltimore Loves Talent
  • Classical Guitar from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts
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Will M.

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With my lessons, you can expect to learn everything up to advanced technique, music theory, and improvisation. I can help you find your personal style as a guitarist.

Skilled producer, guitarist, and marketer who has worked on over 100 songs. I started playing guitar at age 13 and graduated from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts in 2012.

About Will

Skilled producer, guitarist, and marketer who has worked on over 100 songs. I started playing guitar at age 13 and graduated from Barbara Ingram School for the Arts in 2012. Since then, I worked to become an effective collaborator in the indie-pop genre. I take the “random melody you sang in your c

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Eric
Will is a great teacher. He's friendly and makes it easy to learn. I would highly suggest him as a teacher.
Keagan
When it comes to arranging and composing music, I sometimes feel like I fall short as a musician. I usually have a multitude of ideas and some sections written in my head but I struggle with piecing everything together in a coherent way, luckily I have had the pleasure of knowing Will for a number of years, and thankfully he has helped me in this area time and time again, and the finished product is always better than the initial concept. He has a remarkable capability to recive musical ideas from others and weave those ideas into a final arrangement without straying far from the initial ideas. Like I said, I've worked with him a couple times in the past and I'll work with him again every opportunity I can, because the quality of his work and the final product is always remarkable.
David
Will helped me learn the structure of guitar chords and scales while answering any questions that I had when beginning guitar. Throughout my lessons he gave me information about chord diagrams and scale diagrams while putting an emphasis on a guitar's fretboard layout and individual notes. This knowledge allowed me to progress and learn even more about how to properly play and enjoy the guitar. The instruction was done objectively, with attention to detail, and was a great experience.

I also look forward to learning more about musical programs and production thanks to Will.

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John is a great one-on-one instructor. I had taken an 8-week, beginner guitar, group lesson through Arlington County, but almost nothing was said about how we were holding our hands or holding the guitar. Several quick suggestions from John improved my ability to practice immediately. He is friendly, easy-going, and has kept up my interest by virtue of what he sends me home with to practice for the next lesson. I don't think one can go wrong taking lessons from John."
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"I have had several other trumpet teachers before, but Gary is the best! He has shared with me processes to improve my playing that are literally "trade secrets" from top level trumpeters that are helping me to take my trumpet playing to a whole new level. My wife is ecstatic at how good I sound! She even enjoys listening to my warm up exercises! I find Gary to be very responsive to my needs and adept at spotting where I need to improve. I could not recommend him more highly!"
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Took Trumpet lessons from Gary R.
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"Tony is a great teacher and my daughter loves her lessons with him...very personable and accommodating..We highly recommend him.. she has learned so much already and most important is she is gaining a lot of confidence."
Heather
Took Singing lessons from Tony M.
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Vinel
Took Piano lessons from Larry P.
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"Kelly knows her stuff and is so easy and fun to work with. I couldn't imagine better."
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Took Piano lessons from Kelly A.
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"Ayme is a GREAT teacher. She makes learning Guitar fun.
She will work with you to help you reach your goal.
Highly Recommended!"
Steven
Took Guitar lessons from Ayme F.
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"Jerry has been great with my 9-year-old daughter. She is a beginner, and he has gone at her pace, and been encouraging without over-praising her. He is playful and friendly, and is consistently on time."
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Took Piano lessons from Jerry S.
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Took Singing lessons from Rosita R.
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"He is a gift working with kids. He put them at ease right away and they now like to continue play piano."
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