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Music Lessons in Louisville, KY

Louisville is full of musical talent - and if you have been considering taking your skills to a higher level, TakeLessons is the place to improve your talent with help from a professional musician.

Did you know that indie rock sensations My Morning Jacket are from the Louisville area? They found success in the industry, and so can you! TakeLessons can help you search for and connect with top-notch instructors in you area. Each of our teachers complete a rigorous interview process that ensures their background credentials, talent, and commitment to high-level teaching. Moreover, your first lesson is 100% satisfaction guaranteed, so there is no risk to trying it out.

Lesson subjects include music theory, performance technique, recording and studio secrets, composition and voice. We also offer lessons in guitar (both electric and acoustic), bass, drums, piano, trumpet, saxophone, cello, violin, flute, clarinet and more!

It's simple to connect with an instructor for Louisville music lessons: search here on the website or call 877-231-8505 to speak with a friendly student counselor who can help you select the best teacher near you. Take advantage of Louisville area expertise today!

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Jared L.

Louisville, KY

About Jared

I'm the most patient instructor you'll ever meet! Whether you're looking to learn to play an instrument you've always wanted to play, play some of your favorite songs, or just want to learn for fun, I'm here to help you.

I've been teaching in the Louisville area for nearly 8 years and have worked with over 125 clients for over 7,000 lessons. I'm fun, relaxed, and able to adjust to your particular needs. I have a rich background in music education and performance, having grown up with two professional musicians, performing in several prestigious music ensembles, and earning professional degr
ees in music performance and composition from the Wheaton Conservatory of Music. I've worked with students of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.

*** Lesson Details ***
I enjoy teaching all ages and abilities, from 5-year-old beginners to advanced students who'd like fine tuning. The vast majority of my students have been beginners. I'm relaxed and laid back while encouraging you to reach your potential. Whether you're an absolute beginner or a seasoned expert in need of some fine tuning, I'll carefully evaluate your strengths and weakness and create a lesson plan suited to your individual learning style, interests and needs. We'll discuss where you'd like to go with music, and I'll help you get there! After 3 or 6 months with me, you'll learn the musical foundations of rhythm, ear training, posture, technique, music theory and performance, and a few of your favorite songs!
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Kevin July 19, 2016
Singing · In studio
I haven't taken a lesson with Jared through takelessons, but I've sung with Jared and benefited from his extraordinary vocal, piano, and songwriting abilities. I'm struck by Jared's care for people, and his desire to see them succeed in their goals. I highly recommend him!
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Justin July 19, 2016
Vocal Training · Online
Great coach and communicator!
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Bonnie July 17, 2016
Singing · In studio
I've had the privilege of observing Jared give many lessons in both piano and voice. I've taught piano and voice myself for many years, and I've learned valuable tips from him. He communicates clearly with people of all ages, personalities, and backgrounds. He knows the secret of drawing out the best the student has to offer, both musically and as a whole person. His techniques for vocal training are a synthesis of his excellent musical background with experience as a leadership coach. Believe me, I've observed many teachers and taken lots of lessons myself. Jared is in the top of the top tier.
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Jared L.

Jared L.

Louisville, KY 40223
(15)
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Eva M.

Louisville, KY

About Eva

If you are looking for a truly caring, passionate and dedicated teacher and want to have a rare and life-changing experience in your lessons, then look no further! I am a professional musician, I sing, play piano, and teach both voice and piano lessons.

This unique combination of abilities and areas of expertise offers me the chance to help my students to grow, transform, and awaken their gifts on every level.

As a teacher, my number one goal for each of my students is to foster confidence in one's self and one's abilities, and to grow one's skills in and passion for music. As I appr
eciate and expect that each student's goals and interests in music will be different, I approach each student and their lessons accordingly. Whether my students are young or old; whether they view their lessons as a just-for-fun hobby; or whether they wish to pursue a serious music career - I am happy to facilitate all of this and more, as we work together to reach their goals.

Thanks to my rigid classical background in music, I have the technical knowledge and skills to ensure that students create music in a way that is based in proper technique and strong musicianship. I also treat music lessons as a means of helping students to express themselves, explore their creativity, to heal, and to move towards being the best version of themselves. I take a truly holistic approach in my music lessons, and hope that it will be a therapeutic, empowering and transformative experience for each of my students. I offer each student a fun, warm, loving environment, in which to find their own unique style and sound, and to celebrate themselves and their gifts.

In addition to my work as a musician and teacher, I am also a psychic healer. I am a trained and certified Reiki Master and highly gifted intuitive. Through my work as a psychic healer, I not only offer my clients the benefit of energy healing, but also act as a channel and medium for clients to receive healing messages from their angels, spirit guides, and loved ones who have crossed into spirit. My intuitive gifts and love of healing impact and inform all of the work that I do, and as a music teacher, allows me to offer a truly unique, holistic, and healing experience to each of my students.
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Shannon July 9, 2016
Vocal Training · In studio
We purchased singing lessons from Eva as a birthday gift for our daughter who enjoys singing at all hours of the day. She has very much enjoyed her lessons with Eva. As an instructor, Eva is very patient and energetic about the students progress and abilities. Always a smile, and a positive coaching experience!!
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Kendyl O. June 28, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Eva is great!!! She has helped boost my confidence, not only in singing, but in general too. :) I have such a great time during our lessons and look forward to every one! Ive learned so much and am so thankful I decided to get voice lessons from her!!!
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Colleen McGuirk June 7, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Eva is a wonderful piano teacher! She is fun and very knowledgeable.
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Eva M.

Louisville, KY 40217
(25)
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Alison S.

Louisville, KY

About Alison

***About Me***

I'm passionate about music and love sharing that through performance and teaching. As an active musician, I teach a full private lesson studio during the week and play gigs on the weekends. That's right, music is not just a "side-job" or a way to make a few "extra" bucks, it is actually my profession and I take teaching my students seriously. It is my goal to provide a solid foundation in music fundamentals while keeping students inspired as much as I can, especially because music can be tough sometimes!

I received my degree in viola performance from the University of Lou
isville School of Music in May 2010. I play violin, viola and piano regularly and have played them most of my life. On the weekends, I play viola in a string trio called Electria for weddings or events. We often play popular music on electric instruments accompanied by backtracks. Playing popular music has expanded my knowledge and experience. Of course classical will always have a place! It is beautiful and timeless! But playing current music is also a lot of fun, and appeals to the modern student. There's room for all kinds of music and I embrace it all!

*** Lesson Details ***
I'm not a really strict teacher but I do encourage my students to push themselves and really make the most of their practice time, especially if they have busy schedules. I believe in customizing my teaching style to my student's needs and desires. I'm very positive and encouraging while never sacrificing constructive feedback.

***What to Expect***
After 3 months with a beginning Viola, Violin, or Piano student, I expect you to be able to read the notes (without having to write them all in), understand basic rhythms, have learned how to play a scale (or more), and have completed a few of songs.

After 6 months, I expect that my students will have relative ease with reading their music, playing with hands together on piano, and starting to master basic bowing techniques and coordination on Violin and Viola.

Learning an instrument is difficult, but so rewarding. With the right teacher it can be a wonderful experience, and that's my goal. I want music to be enjoyable, interesting, fun and enriching for my students. My style is encouraging, positive, and thoughtful... I try to teach in a way that is comprehensive and wholistic!

*** Studio Equipment ***
Living Room, grand piano and an electric piano, room for parents to wait on a couch or chair, music stand, metronome

***What you should bring***
Sheet Music/Books
Rosin (for violin/viola students)

*** Specialties ***
I mainly focus on classical training, however I customize the teaching repertoire to incorporate my student's music tastes and interest. As I teach, I incorporate music theory so that my students may have a better understanding of how the music is structured because my goal is that they understand music from a wholistic perspective so that it can be enjoyed for a lifetime!

***Studio Policies***
I am flexible and easy to work with, however I am running a full private lesson studio and time is limited! I do require a 24-hour cancellation notice if you are unable to attend a lesson - as it does allow me to use that time to reschedule another student or optimize my time. If notice is given the day of your lesson, the lesson will be marked as "missed." With a day's notice, I will "cancel" the lesson and your lesson credit will not be used. You are welcome to reschedule your lesson to another available time during the week, however, the 24-hour notice still applies. I don't want to be unfair to you and I just ask the same of my students :)

Keep in mind, regular lessons really do make a difference in students' progress and enthusiasm, so I encourage you to keep a regular lesson schedule if possible!
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Will August 26, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Great lessons
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Cadence G. July 22, 2016
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
First lesson went great! My daughter loves Alison!
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Jocelyn January 29, 2016
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Jocelyn loved her first lesson. She has practiced 4 times in the first 3 days because she was so excited about her lesson. Ms. Alison has inspired my daughter to start looking for music arranged for the violin so that she can practice them.

Thank you Ms. Alison!
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Alison S.

Alison S.

Louisville, KY 40223
(8)
starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Hiromi S.

Louisville, KY

About Hiromi

I am a student at Ball State University, pursuing a Doctor of Arts degree in piano performance under the guidance of Dr. Robert Palmer. As a graduate assistant throughout my graduate studies, I have worked as an accompanist and taught ear training, group piano, and private piano lessons. Prior to Ball State University, I studied at the University of Kentucky and Ohio State University where I earned Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees in piano performance, respectively. To expand my expertise in music, I have attended summer music festivals and conferences including Adamant Music Scho
ol and “Musical Summer at the Mill” International Masterclasses & Festival in Moulin d’Ande, France. Recently, I presented my lecture recital on the music of Jean-Philippe Rameau at College Music Society regional conferences in North Dakota, Montana, and New York. I was an recipient of the outstanding student presentation award at the CMS Great Lakes Regional Conference, 2014.
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Richard P. August 19, 2016
Japanese · Online
Verified Student
She did a great job and I am looking forward to continuing my lessons.
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Sameen V. July 27, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
I did not have a chance to meet Hiromi since I was at work every time she came to teach my kids but I see my kids improvement clearly and I think she is a great teacher!
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Sameen V. July 27, 2016
Piano · In home
Verified Student
I did not have a chance to meet Hiromi since I was at work every time she came to teach my kids but I see my kids improvement clearly and I think she is a great teacher!
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Hiromi S.

Hiromi S.

Louisville, KY 40206
(7)
starting at
$30 / 30-min
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Steven M.

Louisville, KY

About Steven

My name is Stevie Meredith and I was born and raised in Louisville, KY - though I spent the last 4 years living in Nashville, TN where I attended SAE Institute. I majored in Audio Engineering and while living in Nashville I had the opportunity to work at the legendary Quad Studios as well as record guitar alongside several grammy winning producers as well as members of the Kentucky rock act 'Cage The Elephant'. I started playing music at a young age under the tutelage of my father and for the last few years I have been a private guitar instructor. Music is my one true lifelong passion and I
love having the opportunity to help others reach their true potential as musicians. With patience, encouragement and enthusiasm I believe I can turn anyone into a talented guitarist in good time. Whether it be lightning fast rock and roll or slow and steady blues/jazz or even honky tonk country - I can help you learn whatever style of playing you'd like. Cheers!
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Natalie July 31, 2016
Guitar · Online
Stevie gives my daughter guitar lessons and we can't recomend him enough. He is so great with kids and he is an excellent guitarist. If you're looking to get your kids into lessons he's your man.
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Karen July 28, 2016
Guitar · In home
Stevie has been giving both my sons lessons for almost 2 years now and they can't speak highly enough of him! He is patient and enthusiastic and both of my boys have made great progress on guitar since starting lessons with him. Can't recommend him highly enough!
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Steven M.

Steven M.

Louisville, KY 40202
(2)
starting at
$25 / 30-min

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