Students are raving about their Music instructors on TakeLessons.
Check out some of these recent reviews.
Review by Lisa
"Carol is wonderful. I would highly recommend her as a singing teacher. My daughter loves her lessons with Carol and she is a very talented musician"
San Diego, CA teacher:
Review by Kristen Treseder
"I have never had online lessons before, and I was really worried that it wasn't going to work. However, Fawn exceeding my expectations. She made me feel s
o comfortable, which made it that much easier to be myself.
At the age of six, I started taking lessons. I ended up staying with that vocal coach until the age of 21, when she told me that I needed to find a more advanced vocal coach. I found someone who was really good, but I didn't feel that I was going anywhere with her. After my 1st lesson with Fawn, I said to myself, "Bingo! Someone who knows her stuff, knows what I need to do to be successful and will be there to help me do so." Thank you Fawn!! :)
I couldn't be happier with my choice. It's hasn't even been 24 hours, and I'm already looking forward to our next lesson. Thank you Fawn!! :)"
Los Angeles, CA teacher:
Review by Anne
"Jan is awesome, easy going, and helps me make great progress quickly!
I have been studying with Jan by skype for 2 years. I live in New Mexico and have e
njoyed our work together very much. This allows me to study with a world class teacher right in my own home"
Los Angeles, CA teacher:
Review by Brad
Markâs incredible skill as a drummer is only matched by his abilities as a teacher. In just a short time with Markâs instruction, I have
made vast improvements in my drumming. At my first lesson with Mark, he determined my skill level and what I sought to achieve with my lessons. Almost immediately, the fundamentals Mark showed me were translating into my drumming with my band. Mark has opened doors in my playing that I didnât know existed. Mark is incredibly patient and really cares about ensuring I receive significant benefit from my lessons. Mark really goes out of his way to make sure I fully grasp everything he shows me. I would highly recommend Mark for anyone who wants to learn from a true master at his craft and from a teacher who takes pride in his students and his teaching. Thank you Mark!!"
Las Vegas, NV teacher:
Review by Michelle
"Evan is one of the most high quality drum instructors in the area. When I take a lesson from Evan, I know I am getting university level instruction.
an's experience, knowledge and enthusiasm along with his personable, patient and easygoing personality creates an effective approach in equipping students to become the best they can be on the drum set."
Seattle, WA teacher:
Review by JP
"There is much to learn from Matt Sokol, both as a drummer and as a person. I think you'll find yourself as inspired off the drum set as you will be on the
drum set, and believe me, you will be very inspired on the drum set. He studied at Berklee College of Music, which is in my opinion the best contemporary music school in the world, but Matt was able to maintain a "realness" to his playing that is really rare. A lot of "trained" musicians come out of school boxy and sounding like everyone else, but Matt has always maintained an edginess and an originality to blend with all that school-y knowledge. In short, he's a freaking rockstar. You'll love him."
Wilmington, NC teacher:
Review by Kim
"Humberto was the perfect instructor for my elementary school aged son! He taught with an ideal combination of firm professionalism and rewarding praise.
My son always looked forward to the lesson time and my husband and I were very pleased with the results. We loved the recitals where we were able to see our son not only perform with other students but actually play the violin in front of an audience with confidence!"
Washington, DC teacher:
Review by Susan
"Joanna taught both of my Children violin. She is such a talented musician and educator. They took private lessons with her all through middle school and
high school. Both my sons were able to make the Chamber Orchestra and Pops Orchestra at their high school as well as performing pieces for Level 6 NYSSMA. She was kind, caring but also challenging and pushed them to perform at their highest level. I am thankful for the gift of music that Joanna gave them. Additionally, her enthusiasm and high energy is infectious and it was such a joy to see my kids love music."
New York, NY teacher:
Dr Joanna K.
Review by Shirley
"Mr. Murphy has been teaching our granddaughter voice lessons for several months. He is doing exactly what I was wanting for her and that is voice control
. I can hear the two of them as they are having the lessons and he interacts so well with her. He is well qualified to be a teacher of music and we feel so fortunate to have him.."
Get ready to become the violinist you were always meant to be!!
I started playing violin and guitar when i was 10 years old. I took private lessons in Guatemala, and played in the middle school orchestra. When I moved to the U.S. in 2005 I played in the Celebration High School orchestra and then moved to the Osceola School for the Arts orchestra. While at OCSA I was accepted into the All state Florida orchestra where we played the very difficult and complex piece: Planets by Gustav Holst. After high school i played in the Valencia College orchestra and took musicianship classes and then co
ntinued to play in Disney, in Latin jazz bands in the parks, hotels, private events, weddings and such. While at Valencia I participated in and won state string competitions. I've also played guitar in several soul/jazz bands. And also I've played flamenco Spanish guitar in several Spanish restaurants.
*** Lesson Details *** We'll sit down with our instruments have fun be relaxed and learn to play what you want on guitar, violin or bass.
I want to help you reach your goals and make you happy as a musician, so I am open to teach you anything no matter where your strength or weaknesses may fall. Next, we will pick a fun area to work on, and a challenging area to conquer. For example: we will work on a fun song/groove-- then we will work on reading and/or technique. I am also very patient and Flexible to those students whom have special needs, or want to go slower. My specialty is classical/jazz/pop/hiphop violin from which i can take students from begginer to advanced. On guitar I can teach flamenco/jazz/blues,soul from begginer to intermediate. On electric bass i can teach pop,jazz,hip hop, soul from begginer to intermediate.
*** Studio Equipment *** Garage studio - music stand, chairs, sound equipment, teacher guitar, teacher violin, teacher bass. Additional seating for parents.
*** Travel Equipment *** Acoustic violin, Electric violin yamaha 150, electro acoustic guitar Cordoba C5-CE guitar, electric squire bass guitar, Pa system Alto Tsi 115 speakers
*** Specialties *** violin is my main instrument and i can teach in any style the student may want, classical, jazz, pop, hip hop
Zaher April 14, 2016
Flamenco Guitar ·
David does a pretty good job in teaching the basics of Flamenco Guitar.
B. March 17, 2016
In home Verified Student
What a great start! David is very patient and supportive.
Zachary M. March 7, 2016
In studio Verified Student
David's a swell instructor, and works with you versus sticking to a set list of things to do. Looking forward to more lessons.
I teach Pop, rock, blues, and metal. I was taught for about 10 years on acoustic/electric and have had 5years doing private vocal lessons. After that I started teaching myself Guitar, Bass, and piano. I started playing for about five years touring and have taught in churches and learning centers. I also have a band and play lead guitar at a venue every Saturday night. I benefit from teaching when I see the student gets it and the accomplishment is what makes me speechless to the impact I have made or whatever impact there is to come! Also, feel free to check out my band at www.deardestinymusic
*** Lesson Details *** Students cant expect a laid back atmosphere with zero pressure. Learning guitar, like any other hobby or anything you wish to learn, requires dedication and love for the craft. Anyone can play any instrument they put their mind to, all they have to do is love it and enjoy the feeling of making music.
The Curriculum I use is Mel Bay's Guitar Method. It's the book I used when I was first learning and it set a firm foundation on which I have learned to build on and improve.
*** Studio Equipment *** Digitech GNX 3000 Pedal board Line 6 UX2 Interface Schecter Damien Elite Solo 6 Ibanez S1170 Line 6 212 Kustom 412 Head and Half Stack
*** Travel Equipment *** A guitar, I expect the students to have a tuner or get a guitar in time.
*** Specialties *** I specialize in legato, alternate picking, sweep picking, economic picking and basically all methods of playing lead guitar. But I do start off by teaching acoustic and rhythm guitar
Favian A. March 29, 2016
In home Verified Student
Perfect Teacher for my son !!
Renay D. December 27, 2013
Guitar Verified Student
David is AWESOME!
David has been wonderfully patient and my son has learned to play so quickly. We could not have found a better teacher for my son to relate to. In the words of my son "he is AWESOME!".
I have been studying Film and Photography for the past 10years, and I have been a musician since 7years old,now I'm finally able to teach my students the Arts I once also fell in love with.
I'm a pretty much a very mobile shooter, I can adapt to all scenarios and situations very quickly based on restrictions,locations,lighting.You will experience something very professional and academical and your Work / Art will turn into something spectacular for yourself and all those around you. I plan to follow your ideas and projects for shoots,being sharp and ready to teach when scheduled.My Photogr
aphy and Film shooting style are modern plus contemporary and uses at all times elements and composition rules.Being a Musician for so long helped me to become more sensitive with my other Arts.
I will focus my time towards the projects that you have,will provide exciting new ways to learn with a very active style, I'm sure I can help and be ready for your needs based on my Experiences and education.
As a very active Artist I always worked a lot in different positions inside the media Arts: Productions, Short Films, lessons, classes, workshops, web commercial, Tv Commercial, Youtube Vlogs, Bloggers, Corporation Seminars, Institutional videos and photoshoots, Interviews, Fashion, Wedding industry Film and Photo, Artistic Photography, fine Art, Theme photography, portraits, advanced editing, free lancer photographer for the city of Malden MA, Studio, Out doors, being them my own and contracted ones as well. My specialties, and diversities on this field are vast and my studies and equipments are sharp on, i like to say that I evolve with the market and industry always.
My vast experience on Film, Photography, Music and Directing, leaded me into important jobs along the industry.
Photographer with a passion for the studies for the past 10 years and now I'm finally able to teach my students the Art once I also fell in love with.
ON DRUMS: Teaching the drums for over 15 years,
I'm a Professional Musician with over 20 years of experience. Can't wait to see you soon!
''All the subjects are based on Students' needs and Level of knowledge, these are just an order example of a lesson's plan. ''
I'm a Drum player and a teacher with many qualities. I have been playing Drums since 7 years old and teaching for over 15 years. You will learn from a experienced professional all there is to get you playing your favorite songs, applying cool technics, reading the music sheet, understand the styles, rhythms, different music volumes and approaches, play popular songs and as well as classic ones, use the youtube to help you and learn about great drummers, get your speed, your foot work, tuning the drums, recording with the drums, performing for your loved ones, playing with other musicians, rudiments, chops, gospel chops, Pop, rock, jazz, indie, Samba, Ballad, Electronic, progressive, fusion, afro, and so many others. Can't wait to get you started :)
Arti Dusane December 4, 2015
Adobe Photoshop ·
Online Verified Student
Great first lesson. Looking forward to the rest.
xiuwei ji October 13, 2015
Great lesson, friendly instructor....My son learned a lot about in a very short space of time. Look forward to our next session
Cassandra taylor September 20, 2015
Fernando is an innovative teacher! I find him fun, thoughtful and concerned with where one is with their feelings about music , ability to play, and what goals they have in mind. He allows the student to participate in their development but with a guiding hand. I recommend him to those that are ready to learn and listen from a new perspective .
Hello! My name is Kevin, and I am looking forward to teaching you everything I know about music! I've been singing at Walt Disney World for over 22 years (and I still am currently) with the Voices of Liberty, the Dapper Dans of Main Street, and Four For A Dollar. I have a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Penn State University. Even more than singing, playing the guitar, arranging for a cappella, and playing piano, I love to teach! Ever since I was a sophomore in high school, I've wanted to be a teacher of music in various capacities. My favorite aspect of teaching several private st
udents each week is that every individual student has a different story: What is it that you want to accomplish? Would you like to sing, play piano, or play guitar? Would you like training in music theory? Do you want to eventually have a career in music? Will this be a hobby for you? Whatever your goals are, I am excited to know your story.
David H. March 15, 2016
Acoustic Guitar ·
In studio Verified Student
Wonderful human being. You can't go wrong with this guy.
Chad Hartz February 29, 2016
In home Verified Student
Awesome Piano Lesson today! Kevin is great! Thank you!
Nicholas February 8, 2016
Kevin does a really great job working with me as a student. He is looking to help students realize their goals and is supportive at any level. He knows his stuff and is a great teacher. Highly recommended!
Hi, my name is Natasha and I cant wait to meet you. I have been teaching private lessons since 1999 and have loved to help my students to learn how to play the piano and enjoy it. I developed my own method of teaching to positively enhance the student strength ,dexterity, memorization and techniques. I went to Moscow Conservatory of Music and earned a masters degree in teaching and piano performance . Im constantly continue my education by taking different workshops and courses.My students won national competitions and state misic festivals. Lessons are scheduled to best fit to the stude
Jason October 13, 2015
Natasha was the best instructor for my 2 sons! They have lots of fun and keep coming back
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