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Jimi Z.

16 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music
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Jimi Z.

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All levels. Embouchee focused on with sound production first month with cutting edge Method Books utilized.

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*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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Jim
This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
Ryan
Very engaging. My 16 year old is enjoying the lessons.
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Scott S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • middle and high school clarinet student, 7 years from local
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Scott S.

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Through the foundation I've gained by the influences of Mel Bay, Hal Leonard, and Suzuki musical instruction methods, I compile my own teaching materials. Using personally constructed guitar lessons, I demonstrate, instruct, and guide the student based on my assessment of their individual needs, skill level, and progress. Lessons are formulated in Modules, and advancement through them is based on the student's personal aptitude, skill level, and practice commitment. Learning is accomplished by ear as well as through essential methods of musical notation (tablature, 5-line staff, rhythmic comprehension). Students are trained to perform written music as well as to write and express the music within themselves.
I'm an encouraging and motivating guitar teacher with a casual relaxed approach. Teaching new guitarists is very rewarding to me. To see the light come on and watch a student perform a song, express themselves musically, and create their own composition is an awesome experience.

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The key to learning guitar......is finding the right instructor! I am an encouraging, effective guitar instructor and an experienced performing musician, offering in-person beginner through intermediate guitar instruction in my home and on line. It is very rewarding to me to help others along

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Gabe D.
Scott is an accomplished player and a patient, knowledgeable teacher, i highly recommend him
Lucas
Scott takes his time to teach you proper techniques to take your playing to the next level.
Joan B.
I'm enjoying my lessons with Scott. He has taught me a lot. He makes playing and learning exciting. I can't wait for my next lesson.
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Ferlyn F.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks English, Spanish, American Sign Language, French, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ferlyn F.

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My Teaching Philosophy: "Everyone is capable of dancing, playing an instrument, and understanding music & art performance; it is the desire, drive, determination, dedication and discipline instilled within a person and the guidance of my company's methodology that will bring these abilities to ligh

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Cece
Ferlyn has excellent skills in teaching dance. My daughter has improved her dance techniques in 3 classes. We highly recommend her to everyone that needs dance instructor.
Dominique N.
Given all of the positive reviews, I am refraining from giving Ferlyn only one star. I am sure she is relatively competent as a teacher. The unfortunate aspect for which she is receiving such a poor review is a significant lack of professionalism.
I arranged piano lessons with Ferlyn for my mother.
Her first lesson (for which I was present) was fine.
I then found out that at their second lesson, Ferlyn showed up very sick. This was quite concerning, especially given my mother’s age. Ferlyn definitely should have canceled that second lesson and not showed up so sick.
Then, only two hours (!) before my mother’s scheduled third lesson, I receive a text message from Ferlyn stating the following:
“Hi Dominique, wanted to let you and your mom that piano lessons will be cancelled today because it is my Birthday! I will see her next week. :)”
This was incredible. This was a cancellation only two hours prior, not due to some emergency or even due to her illness which should have caused a cancelation the week before! This was because it was her birthday. Something that would have been understandable, were she to have let us know well in advance. I am sure she knew in advance when her birthday is.
This does not reflect on TakeLessons, as I have had great experiences with other teachers.
But this degree of inconsiderateness, first with regard to the illness and then with regard to the manner of cancellation, is appalling.
Mark
Meets you at your dance level and you move forward from there. Excellent attitude and knowledgeable instructor. Professional and thorough.
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Aaron S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Wabash College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aaron S.

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I have a degree in music composition, and have composed pieces for concert performance, film, and publication, as well as hundreds of songs in a variety of genres. I've developed a unique, project-based approach to help the student understand where composition, songwriting etc fit in the modern music industry, and how to develop their own music from idea to paper to final performance/recording.

About Aaron

Hi, I'm Aaron, and I'm here to help you achieve your personal musical goals. In 1999 I received a degree in music composition, and I've been composing, performing, directing, producing, and of course teaching ever since. I believe every student is unique, with individual strengths and challenges, an

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Chris
Has a great approach and structure. Allows for lots of creative room, supplying the materials and knowledge and encouragement to help me become my own musician.
Bryant
I'm an adult beginner taking online piano classes with Aaron for about 5 months and I've learned an incredible amount from scales, transpositions, variations, chords, and so much more. I originally planned to just learn to play piano sheet music, but Aaron's instructions developed my musical abilities I never knew I had.
Dawn B.
Very pleased with Aaron's teaching style. Excited for my next lesson!
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Clara L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 30; Female: 5 to 35
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Clara L.

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I have taught students from beginners to professional levels for 7 years. From basics to professional level, I like to make music fun!
I have sent my students to summer music programs as well as arts high school and I am very aware of what is going on in the music industry.
Currently working on my Masters degree at New England Conservatory, one of the top music schools in the country!

My lesson can be taught in English and Korean as well.

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I am currently working on my Masters degree at the New England Conservatory. I have taught students from beginner to professional level and have sent my students to varies summer festivals and arts schools! Music can be hard, but I like to make music fun! From my own experience with music and

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Luis C.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Luis C.

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Been implementing SQL applications in enterprise environments. I can teach basics and advance concepts, as well as productivity tips.

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I'm a professional developer and technology consultant with more than 15 years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies and financial institutions. I have a BS degree in Computer Science. I'm been very focused on building my career and I can't wait to share tips and lessons learned from work

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"Joshua was a patient and informative chess teacher! He made it fun and interesting. As a beginner, I'd recommend him."
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Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"A great first lesson. Sonya is so prepared to teach on any machine. She is very calm, clear and encouraging and obviously enjoys teaching others. I am very much looking forward to working with her going forward."
Joan
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Morgan was informative, pleasant and easy to understand. I learned a lot."
Vince
Took Hula Hoop lessons from Morgan J.
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"Taught me how to finish off a tote bag I was having trouble with. Lily knows her stuff. I would encourage any potential sewing students to take lessons with her!!"
Rikki
Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Such an amazing teacher. Learned so much in just 2 hours. She was very patient and explained everything in great detail!! Can’t wait to have more classes with her. Such a sweet person who genuinely loves teaching!"
Stephanie
Took Beading lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Veronica’s lesson was very informative and she had a lot of patience with my daughter. She really knows her craft and is good at what she does."
Jianna
Took Crocheting lessons from Veronica D.
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"Rhiannon is such a great teacher! She is super patient and helpful, and really knows how to motivate her students. Her work is very inspiring and makes me want to really improve my crochet lace skills. She taught me how to use crochet to make lace motifs, and now I feel comfortable doing it all on my own."
Marie
Took Crocheting lessons from Rhiannon P.
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"My 7 year daughter likes taking chess lessons with Mr. Josh. He is kind and smart, a very good instructor for children."
Wendy
Took Chess lessons from Joshua F.
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"Erin is great, very patient and not at all critical of our many, many failed attempts. Crocheting is not easy! Erin is a wonderful teacher."
Serena
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"My 14 year old son had several lessons with Daniel and enjoyed them very much. Daniel is clearly passionate both about chess and teaching. His lessons are always planned in advance and you can request specific topic to be covered. He is very patient, and allows student time to think through moves and strategies. After the lesson, he gives you a 'homework' puzzle to solve, which was reviewed in the following lesson. Definitely recommend!"
Maria
Took Chess lessons from Daniel L.
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