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Wassim E.

Easthampton, MA
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Wassim E.

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My name is Wassim, and I have been a guitarist for over 10 years, and an avid lover of music for as long as I can hear and remember. My area of focus and interest is customizing a modern learning approach that fits your goals, pace, and aspirations. Learning guitar techniques and music theory isn’t all you can expect to gain from my time, you will also be able to learn about all the other captivating aspects of music on this quest; such as music notation, arranging, transcribing, ear training, tracking and producing (if they happen to align with your goals). We all have music in us, and together you’ll be able to not only tap into the music you want to make, but you'll also create and share it with the world.

With an ever-growing amount of instructional guitar content available at our fingertips, it can be easy to get overwhelmed on your musical journey and often find it challenging to know where to begin, or if you’re even on the most impactful path for you.

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Everyone has the ability to reach their musical goals, with the right amount of correct guidance, planning, patience, practice, time and consistency. Take it from someone who has made this their life mission, who has seen the joy that the feeling and sound of progress brings to people, and who will

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James M.

Longmeadow, MA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Bachelor of Music Education from James Madison University
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James M.

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I have had the pleasure of studying trumpet at James Madison University with Jim Kluesner, who was a student of perhaps the greatest trumpet teacher of all time, Vincent Chicowitz. As a student of Jim, my process and pedagogy is based on the teaching of Chicowitz. Most of my experience as a player is in the classical realm, performing with Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. I also have experience playing lead trumpet in a big band and can give good insight and direction if that is the style of playing you are interested in. I am a licensed teacher for k-12 Instrumental Music. I have directed both middle school and high school band programs. I am currently a Doctoral student in Instrumental Conducting at The Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford.

About James

Hello trumpet players! My name is James and I am an accomplished performer and teacher. My grand teacher was Vincent Chicowitz, the famous 2nd trumpet player from the legendary Chicago Symphony brass section. He is regarded as one of the best if not the best trumpet pedagogue of his time, and muc

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Maxwell H.

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Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
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Maxwell H.

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Want to learn to play your favorite pop, folk, and rock guitar tunes in record time? Want to learn to sing also while playing guitar? Im a guitar teacher and touring musician with over 18 years experience. Ive played drums, guitar, and bass over the years in 6 different touring bands, and have spent many hundreds of hours working in recording studios.

I will teach you how to develop your guitar skills quickly and with confidence, to build a strong foundation in your own musical expression, and above all, to make guitar something that you look forward to practicing! My philosophy is that music is something you should always have a wonderful time learning.

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About Maxwell

I'm a guitarist, pianist, drummer, and songwriter with over 27 years of musical training and experience. Ive been in many touring bands over the years, and have been teaching and playing guitar specifically since I was 17 years old. My versatility, training, and proficiency on different instruments

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Anna C.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Anna C.

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Hi! My name is Alese. My rates are $15/30 minutes, $30/hr. I am a sophomore in college double majoring in Spanish, and ASL interpretation. I have been writing music and poetry for 7 years. I have been playing guitar for 6 years and piano for 5. I am fluent in ASL (American Sign Language)(6 years) and English. My current subjects I am teaching are ASL, Guitar, Piano, Songwriting, and Ukulele. I am 18 and I work great with all ages. I have taught as young as 5 and as old as 65. I am mostly self-taught with music.

About Anna

Hi! My name is Anna. My rates are $15/30 minutes, $30/hr. I am a sophomore in college double majoring in Spanish, and ASL interpretation. I am a musician and ASL interpreter. From now until AUG 27 I work Sun,Mon,Tues,Wed,Fri from 11 AM - 6 PM EST AUG 28- DEC 15 Schedule: Sun 12 PM - 4PM, Tue

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Lauren M.
Excellent lessons! Anna has a real depth of knowledge and explains ASL in a way that makes it much easier to learn. She's friendly and patient and intelligent - all of which make for a relaxed but dynamic experience. Super happy I chose her as my teacher!
Christie
Very patient and knowledgeable.
Naomi
Amazing Piano/Guitar Teacher! Very knowledgeable and patient! Reasonably priced.
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Dr. Abigail S.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 18; Female: 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Cleveland Institute of Music
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Dr. Abigail S.

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Dr. S. believes that great playing is derived from great technique. Technique is an essential part of becoming a successful musician. Dr. S. helps her students perfect their technical abilities allowing them to explore vast musical repertoire.

Musicality is what brings music to life. Every musician has their own unique ideas that are expressed through their playing. Dr. S. helps her students develop their natural creative instincts and convey their ideas through their music.

Learning how to play music is fun and rewarding, however it also requires a great deal of self discipline. Practicing your instrument consistently is necessary to become a successful musician. Music is a fun way to learn the value of hard work and self discipline for students of all ages.

About Dr. Abigail

Dr. Abigail S, has been teaching students of all ages over the past ten years. Having studied with some of the most renowned harp instructors in America, Dr. S is equipped to teach students ranging from beginning to advanced abilities. Abigail's students frequently win top scores in local competitio

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Tonja R.
Abby has been very patient with me. I am learning a new instrument and slow right now. She is teaching me the proper techniques that will build in playing the harp beautifully as it is meant to be. I am building strength and gaining muscle memory. Abby is a great teacher. I recommend her to any serious learner.
Marsha H.
Abigail is wonderful she is passionate about what she does and dedicated to really making sure her student learns and excel at piano playing. She encourages and compliments her student when a job is well done. She's patient with my sometimes unenthusiastic child and never discouraging. Amazing!
Yolanda
As a teacher, Abigail is committed to the process of learning and imparts her methods of organized thinking and layered stages of accomplishment to her students. Her warm and engaging personality enhances her approach and inspires her students to give their best.
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Roya M.

55 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Speaks Farsi, English
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • M.F.A from NMSU
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Roya M.

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You will learn the foundation of drawing to advanced drawing in my class. I cover a variety of subject matter from still life to nature to figure drawing with charcoal, graphite, pastel, and ink.

About Roya

My name is Roya. I am a professional artist and educator, and I’m a professor in painting and drawing.It would be my pleasure to teach you painting or drawing. Over the last 10 years, I have taught painting and drawing, including figure drawing and painting courses in universities and colleges.

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Lisa Hermanns
Roya is very encouraging and pleasant to work with!!!She picks wonderful lessons that address your interests and skill level. I look forward to improving my drawing skills and growing as a student of art!!!!
Andrew
She is very niice and patient.
Becky
She was just wonderful in showing me different techniques with each lesson.

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"I am likely the oldest student Chris is currently teaching, with a brain that doesn't soak up the material like the youngsters.
He is a very skilled musician in his own right, but most importantly, he is very patient and presents the material in a way that I can grasp it.
The atmosphere is relaxed and I always look forward to me next lesson."
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Took Piano lessons from Dan H.
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"Great instructor! Luke has helped me progress immensely in only a years time. He’s very knowledgeable about music in general and would be a great teacher for any level of student."
Trevor
Took Guitar lessons from Luke P.
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"Tanisha is a wonderful teacher & I recommend her for anyone who wants to inhance their vocal abilities!

Since I've started my singing lessons with Tanisha I've become vocally stronger and more confident in wanting to pursue singing as a career. She's a great teacher and very gifted at what she does!"
Rodnaisha
Took Singing lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Mrs. Arnold was very positive and encouraging. Punctual for lesson times. Challenged my students & provided opportunity to excel and become proficient. Encouraged students to not only practice and play well in self-discipline, but also in service to others."
Jen
Took Piano lessons from Cara A.
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"Madeline is wonderful! My 12 year old daughter felt comfortable with her right away and has come so far in just a few weeks. Her confidence has grown so much, and her chorus director has noticed a difference already."
Tiffany
Took Singing lessons from Madeline H.
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"Gabriel is not just an amazing teacher but an all around great guy.
He really knows his craft and he has a lot of patience (I'm taking lessons gor the first time at 64...)
If you take lessons from Gabriel you will not regret it!"
Mario
Took Piano lessons from Gabriel C.
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"I've been working with Linda for the past few months and she has already helped me to improve my falsetto and my head voice so much! Before I started with her, my throat would hurt after singing for just a few minutes, but with the healthy techniques she taught me, I sing through our entire lesson without any pain. I've been singing for years, but Linda truly is transforming my voice and I'm very excited to keep working with her. Plus, she's very patient and encouraging, even through the challenges of online-lessons. 10/10 would recommend."
Lindsay Griffiths
Took Singing lessons from Linda C.
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"Zach is sincere, kind, and so very knowledgeable musician! He makes my lesson fun, even when Im not as prepared as I want to be."
Cindy Dauphin
Took Ukulele lessons from Zachary D.
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