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Review by Carole
"Excellent piano teacher!
Burt has been teaching my son (age 11) piano for over two years. He is an excellent teacher -- very knowledgeable, patient, keep
s things light and fun, but at the same time is appropriately demanding."
Los Angeles, CA teacher:
Review by K
"Actually learning guitar!
"I don't know how I got so lucky to find one of the few teachers in the area that not only enjoys playing but also teaches flam
enco guitar. Mark is enthusiastic, knowledgeable, multi-talented and endlessly patient, a crucial quality for a thick-headed adult student like me. He takes his work seriously and conducts himself very professionally, but still manages to make every lesson a lot of fun. Amazingly, I am learning to play the guitar, which I never thought I could. Highly recommended.""
Gainesville, GA teacher:
Review by Lynette
"A teacher who is more than great~
I like Alison very much when we just met each other. And, to be frank, it was not because of her fabulous performance,
and the intelligible teaching skills since I actually had no idea with those yet at that time. Indeed, it is all about the elegant, charming temperament of her. I felt like be taught by a cellist, and that gave me more confidence with the teaching quality. Then, as expected, Alison did a extremly great job on leading me into the world of cello. She not only taught very accurate on the technique of playing, but also taught me to play with an inner peace. Especially, she always likes to give a commendation rather than to criticize. That, for a very beginner, is a very important and precious teaching methodology, at least for just me, since it helped to built the self-confident and personal interest on study. In a word, thanks to Alison, I learned cello fast and joyfully. I do really appreciate the wonderful learning experience she brought to me. Hope that'd be helpful."
Boston, MA teacher:
Review by Jennifer
Charles has proved himself to be an amazing voice teacher. His patience and caring go hand in hand when it comes to his teaching style.
I couldn't have asked for a better teacher. He has helped tremendously."
Houston, TX teacher:
Review by Pragya B
Cincinnati, OH teacher:
Review by Teresa
"Mrs. F. is a fantastic teacher!!!!
I am a mother of a viola student that lives in Gilbert, South Carolina. My daughter took lessons from Mrs. Fabrizzio t
o prepare for a seat in Regional Orchestra. It is highly competitive with a lot of talented students. My daughter said Mrs. Fabrizzio's instruction was easy to follow and she helped her define her goals and made them easy to achieve. My daughter said Mrs. F. gives constructive criticism that made her a much better player. We used Mrs. Fabrizzio for 2 years and my daughter got into Regional Orchestra both years! We both highly recommend her! signed, Phoebe's mom"
Ventura, CA teacher:
Review by Laura
Eric makes learning fun at any age. He tunes in to what you are looking to get out of the lesson and he finds fun ways to help you achieve th
ose goals. I look forward to my lessons. I find myself using his techniques as I practice at home. I am very happy with Eric and his style of teaching."
Chicago, IL teacher:
Review by Heather
"Definitely recommend Charlie as a piano teacher.
My son takes lessons from Charlie and thoroughly enjoys it. He looks forward every week to his lesson. H
e has been taking lessons from Charlie for a few months now and I hear a lot of improvement. Charlie is very nice, patient and a great teacher."
San Diego, CA teacher:
Review by MS.
I HAVE THOROUGHLY ENJOYED TAKING LESSONS FROM MS. LORNA. SHE IS WELL LEARNED AND TALENTED AND IT SHOWS DURING THE LESSONS."
Miami, FL teacher:
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Popular Music Teachers Near Lawrence
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Dan is a teacher and guitarist from Kansas City, KS. As a teenager he studied blues and jazz with former B.B. King sideman Dwight Foster. This background aided him when he took classes in jazz impro
visation and music composition at the University of Kansas. At KU, he started giving guitar lessons and teaching English Literature to help pay tuition. He also joined the blues-rock/metal hybrid Inphobic, a group that went on to play with Carlos Santana, Everlast, and Cheap Trick among others.
After finishing his MA at Pittsburg State University, he returned to Kansas City and began teaching in the Kansas City, KS school district. His five years of high school teaching (to go along with another three at the college level) has showed him that being a great teacher is both the greatest challenge and the greatest reward. As a result, he has dedicated himself to combining that passion for teaching with his love for the guitar and music.
Over the last few years, he has developed guitar curriculum that both teaches students things they want to know as well as how to communicate with other musicians in almost any musical capacity. He frequently shows up at local jam sessions and plays studio sessions.
*** Lesson Details *** My lessons are very relaxed but still move at a fast pace. I realize that not all students learn at the same rate and in the same manner and I do my best to accommodate whatever the needs of the student might be. Students will learn a variety of styles but there always be an emphasis on their specific interests as it relates to the guitar.
A beginning student will be given a solid background in theory and in reading music as well as learning songs that they want to learn. In three months, the beginning student will be able to play basic songs and read music, as well as begin to apply theory to a variety of musical styles. In six months, the beginning student will be developing more difficult techniques on the guitar, beginning to learn the art of lead guitar and learning more complicated tunes. Intermediate and advanced students are welcome too, but they may want to focus on specific styles, techniques or songs.
*** Studio Equipment *** Guitar, amp, etc.
*** Travel Equipment *** Guitar, amp, etc. The student should contact the instructor if s/he needs to borrow a guitar for the lesson.
*** Specialties *** Rock, Blues, Metal, Jazz, Improvisation, and Composition at all levels beginner, intermediate and advanced.
Connor R. March 30, 2016
In studio Verified Student
Excellent teacher. Excited for the rest of my lessons and to learn to play the guitar!
Chandler J. February 6, 2016
In studio Verified Student
My very first lesson on the guitar. I was not disappointed.
David Hinton August 31, 2015
In home Verified Student
I would highly recommend any prospective students to explore lessons with Daniel. He was great! He tailored the lessons around what I wanted to learn, and gave exercises that were very specific and targeted toward my goals, not his. In addition, it was a lot of fun and the material we worked on was challenging and very applicable to what I wanted to learn.
First rate instructor!
I have a Master's in Music Technology from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and a Bachelor's in Music (Technology and Recording) from the University of Indianapolis. I started on the
piano when I was in elementary school. I began playing the clarinet, my primary instrument, in 6th grade. I then started playing the saxophone in 8th grade and started playing the flute in high school. I have performed on all of these instruments in various types of concerts and have taught lessons for the past few years.
*** Lesson Details *** I can give lessons in person (my house or yours) or online! Lesson prices are subject to change based on location.
*** Travel Equipment *** I bring some music and some sight-reading materials. I expect students to have their instrument, a music stand, and to buy music and method books as needed.
Jonathan S. November 29, 2016
In studio Verified Student
A lot of things I did not know which is OK I thought the lesson went well
Madhulika March 16, 2016
Chelsea has been a great help for my son. He was having difficulty in class and was not happy to play it. He developed interest in this instrument after having these additional personal classes.
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