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Nathan H. Lakewood, OH

About Nathan

Thanks for checking out my profile! I studied piano for 13 years, including 4 years in college. Additionally, I studied organ for eight years, including four years in college. I have taught lessons on and off for the past six years. I am passionate about music and can't wait to get started with you! *** Lesson Details *** I am laid back, but I do expect to see some effort put forth by the student at every lesson. I typically use the Faber method, but for students transferring from another teacher I will stick with the method they have previously used. After six months of weekly lessons, a student should be through the first lesson book. *** Travel Equipment *** Students must have an in-tune acoustic piano or appropriate digital piano/keyboard with piano-style weighted keys. I ...

Udell H. Cleveland, OH

I have been a pianist for over 40 years. I play and teach classical, popular, and gospel music. I have been teaching piano for over twenty years. Students I have taught have gone on to become teachers themselves. With my method of teaching, the student will be able to play after the first lesson.

I also teach organ and voice, along with theory

About Udell

I have love and a great passion for music. I have been a musician for over 30 years, I have been a private instructor in piano, organ and voice for 10 years. I have trained and arranged music for several choirs and musicians. I have been music administrator for the church I attend for 12 years. I have instructed children's music classes at The Cleveland Clinic Children's Rehabilitation Hospital. I have toured with choirs, soloist, and musicians in the United States and Canada. I play for weddings and am currently on staff as a musician at a Funeral Home. I am a graduate of Evans Academy of Music in Buffalo, New York. I have studied music at Cuyahoga Community College. *** Lesson Details *** I have great patience in teaching. The piano and organ lessons start with music theory ...

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Drusilla K. October 10, 2014
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Very good instructor. Has really enhanced my ability to play as well as my music ministry.
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Nakia H. May 14, 2014
Verified Student
Melody

Great teacher!!
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Yolanda P. February 12, 2014
Piano
Verified Student
Very good experence

Udell iis very pleasant and very uplifting in teaching my son. He present a comfortabe environment. He communicate to me the parent of lesson plans and lesson progress. Udell and my son conected very well. Very please with Udell.
Daniel C. Cleveland, OH

About Daniel

I am recent graduate of Music Composition and Theory from Antioch College, and I am a veteran of many bands, having performed in some of the largest venues around the country. I favor a 'learning through experience' instruction style where my students can gain an in-depth understanding of music through the practice of their instrument. My students will quickly and simply learn the essentials of music theory, an understanding of what musical concepts are right for each situation and why, and the ability to compose and improvise musically while they are gaining the technical abilities and skills to flawlessly perform on their instrument. *** Lesson Details *** My students will learn about scale, harmony, and its correct application. I will instruct them to quickly grasp the lay-out of ...

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TinaB1 June 26, 2012
Very Happy

I'm very happy with my teacher. I feel very comfortable trying to learn something that is new to me and Daniel always answers all of my questions.
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BernieA January 9, 2012
Instructor is very good and easy to work with. I seem to be making progress (slowly).However, I found an "app" called ultimate guitar chords that give fingering for all notes and lets you hear alternate (simpler) fingering to test how it would sound.Depending on how that comes out will may change my plans to continue with lessons after the first four.
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SteveW2 June 23, 2011
great teacher

Daniel is a great teacher. He takes his time and makes the lessons easy to understand.
Brian W. North Olmsted, OH

About Brian

Brian has strong and diverse musical experiences to share as a teacher of piano beginning to intermediate), bass (all levels) and guitar (beginning to intermediate). He has also worked successfully as musical director, studio/touring musician, arranger and piano technician. Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, Brian is now based out of North Olmsted, OH. As a teacher, Brian has taught privately for over ten years. Many of his students have gone on to forge their own successful, musically inspired careers. His local arts and charitable affiliations in Northeast Ohio are extensive. In September, 2008 he affiliated his bass instruction studios with Royalton Music Center (North Royalton, OH) and Studio 42 (Brunswick, OH). Through his work with the "Moss Stanley Trio" as "Cats

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KathyI November 5, 2010
He's really excited about what he's teaching and he knows alot about music theory and the fretboard. He may need to slow down for me and stop referring to the notes until I actually catch up which may be longer. I really was excited to learn the things he taught but my fingers aren't catching up. That is also slowing down what I learned at first. He went out and got a requested James Taylor book for me that had TAB that I had never seen before and now I can relate it to what he's teaching. I also have a scales book that goes two octaves. Brian suggested learning one octave so that I can really know the notes.
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NicoleM October 5, 2010
Brian is an excellent teacher and works well with our son. He has helped him develop new key skills on the double bass, as well as gain confidence on the more challenging pieces his orchestra is taking on this season. On a personal level, Brian is very friendly and does a great job communicating both with our son and ourselves. He makes us feel at home, and our son enjoys working with him. We are looking forward to our son really growing through these lessons. I would highly recommend Brian to other students.
Cindy Y. North Royalton, OH

About Cindy

I offer lessons in studio or in your home. Travel outside the 10 mile radius is negotiable beyond what is posted for in-home fee. I am excited to help you or your child develop musically and technically! I love teaching children and want to see them excited about new achievements. I have over 10 years teaching experience and hope to be of service to you! BM - Cleveland Institute of Music MA. - Case Western Reserve University

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Hope W. August 17, 2014
Classical Piano · In home
Mrs. Cindy is a very good teacher, and I learned a lot from her.
She's very patient and very motivating. My abilities grew a lot with her
teaching me, and she cares for every one of her students.
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Wendy W. August 14, 2014
Classical Piano · In home
Cindy is an amazing piano instructor!

She is not only a great musician, but an equally great teacher. She was so patient with me as a struggled with reading notes, losing my place, and being motivated to practice. She was encouraging in her words, but also pushed me to improve, which I did in a surprisingly short time. I tribute my learning to her teaching methods and deep desire for the success of every student. She is both personable and helpful- patient and yet challenging. She truly loves her students, and cares that they do well.

I whole-heartedly recommend this instructor to aspiring pianists of any age or skill level.
Gillian F. Cleveland, OH

I am proficient in piano according to two major, prestigious music institutions. I can help beginners learn technique and proper posture, as well as basic songs from any beginning piano book you like.

About Gillian

My name is Gillian F. and I have been playing the trumpet for almost 15 years. I would very much like to share my knowledge and understanding of performing music of all genres in all types of situations. I received my Master of Music in trumpet performance in May 2014 from the Cleveland Institute of Music and I received my Bachelor of Music in trumpet performance in 2012 from Indiana University Bloomington’s Jacob’s School of Music. Because of these degrees, I am also very knowledgeable of music theory, and I am officially proficient in piano by both institutes. I have extensive experience working with children in an educational environment as I have taught trumpet as well as ice skating. My mother is a teacher and I have logged many hours helping out in her classroom. I was ...

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