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Paul B.

21 Reviews
Portland, ME
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Associates, Music certified from Uconn, New School of Music
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Paul B.

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I've been teaching piano now for 15 years. My goal is for the student to learn to play by feel in addition to reading music. A standard lesson would consist of some playing in books and going over some music theory followed by playing by feel. This would include blues,jazz, and rock grooves. My approach is creative and customized to the prospective student. The student needs to enjoy learning the piano. A happy student is a successful one.

About Paul

I am a musician who has played in many bands. My primary instrument is piano and voice. I also play rhythm guitar. My current group is a "Who" tribute band, performing a complete history of the rock group, The Who. Please check out our website magicbustour.com I play by ear but also read music.

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Andrew
I've had 6 lessons with Paul so far and I could not be happier with my level of improvement, my understanding of piano fundamentals, and the enjoyment I get being in the lesson. Paul is an intelligent and passionate musician, and does an amazing job of contouring his lesson to the skill of his student. I couldn't recommend him more, especially for anyone who wants to rock out on the piano like I do.
Liza H.
I’m so glad to be taking lessons with Paul. He’s patient and creative in helping you find the notes and sing on key. He’s really good at challenging you just enough!
Michelle A.
Awesomeness
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Alejandro G.

1 Review
Saco, ME
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alejandro G.

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Learn the magic of Capoeira and become confident while you learn selfdefense and dance at the same time.
Learn basic, intermediate and history of Capoiera.
Learn how to play capoeira music.

About Alejandro

I am a 42 years old father of two boys 10 and 6, which I encourage to make music, play capoeira and eat healthy. . I am a self taught musician and guitar player. I have a strong passion for music. I believe that music can heal the body and mind if you learn to tap into its frequency. I am a heal

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Kathy
Alejandro is an extremely patient instructor. I hope I can hold my part up a little better this week. Holidays are coming for everyone and I don’t want to forget my goals. Thank you, Alejandro!
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Laura K.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • B.S. Music Education / B.A. Music Performance from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Clinical Experience Excellence Award from KU Department of Education
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Laura K.

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My goals for my cello and piano students include the development of effective technique and musicality, as well as focusing on the profound beauty that humans can create and celebrate. Growth, both musical and personal, happens within a positive learning environment and with constructive feedback, in small moments and in large, and with successes and failures. Effective music education happens in an environment of mutual respect and connection. While it goes without saying that learning an instrument should be enjoyable, it is also hard work that is immensely rewarding. To learn anything is to be vulnerable and open to criticism, feedback, and new ideas. This can only happen in a space where feedback is honest, kind, and engaged. Physically healthy playing technique is imperative to the improvement of one’s playing, as well as continuing to play for a long time without damage to the body. It is my mission to help my students develop and maintain healthy habits so they avoid long-term ...

About Laura

Hi there! I studied B.S. Music Education and B.A. Music Performance at Kutztown, studying cello with Dr. Marie-Aline Cadieux. I also served as the Vice President of the Kutztown University Chamber Players from 2019-2021 and as the Vice President of the KU Orchestra from 2018-2020. I performed wit

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Meghan
She was GREAT! Super knowledgeable and versatile teacher. 10/10. Your students will love her!
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Christina S.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian, French, German
  • Bachelors of Science in Psychology & Special Needs Education from Heilpädagogisches Seminar Zürich
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Christina S.

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Having a rich vocabulary speaking three languages (English, German, French) as well studying Latin I will help you discover new words to help you express yourself eloquently.
I have been teaching students of all age ranges for years.
I am an enthusiastic and fun teacher who customizes my lessons based on your goals, learning style and preferences.
My talent is to create connections now for you with the subject you are learning and resolve any 'knots' in that process.

About Christina

Raised in Switzerland I am a native German, French and English speaker. My talent is to create connections for you with the subject you are learning and resolve any 'knots' in that process. If you want a very experiences as well as creative tutor who is a native speaker as well as has taught stud

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Vania
Excellent teacher!
Trin
Christina is patient, encouraging, and a great tutor . I have improved a lot since starting my classes with her as far as understanding the German language (esp. with the hearing and speaking parts). She gave me helpful tools to speed up my learning and she helped me find the right study techniques for better comprehension of the language.
Lina H.
I loved working with Christina! I already had an ear for German growing up with a native speaker and she helped me understand a lot of the grammar I was missing in such a short period of time! As I practice on my own it becomes easier to follow patterns that she pointed out to me.
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Greg L.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $39
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Greg L.

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I've been playing electric guitar for over 30 years. From blues and rock to speed metal, I've played it all. And I've helped hundreds of students to play it all, too. Students can expect to learn technique, style, theory and more from a patient, experienced teacher.

About Greg

Take guitar lessons from a teacher with over twenty-five years of playing experience and over ten years of teaching experience! For the last thirty years, from the day that I got my first electric as a teenager, to my work today as an acoustic guitarist for the band, Timberwood, and currently as

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Madeline S.
I have been taking lessons for approximately 7 months and have been very pleased with this instructor's ability to challenge me on a weekly basis. He is very patient, knowledgeable and always willing to clarify skills through a variety of methods. I genuinely look forward to my lessons every week with Greg :)
David G.
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Ferlyn F.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks French, American Sign Language, Spanish, English, English
  • Awarded 1st Place at Autumn Splash - Talent Competition from CSU, Los Angeles - ASI, Inc.
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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"Very good instructor. If you want to sing, I suggest you contact Vanessa."
Torrey
Took Singing lessons from Vanessa G.
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"She was awesome with my 3 year old grandson 😀 I couldn't believe it , I almost cried , can't wait till next week . Thank You so much Charlene 😀😀"
De'vone
Took Piano lessons from Charlene G.
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"Eric is the most knowledgeable guitar teacher that I've ever had. He has worked with me to identify my interests and goals, and has helped me to develop a structured routine that has increased my comfort with playing rhythm AND lead guitar. I'm learning to integrate theory and practice for the first time ever.

Eric is patient and inspiring, and the online experience has really worked for me."
Nathan
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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"LK is amazing, she is totally everything we had hoped for in a sing teacher. Confidence builder and most of all she is sharing her talents."
Alexis
Took Singing lessons from LK F.
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"Helped me learn the basics of guitar and has helped me to learn songs that I like on my own. Very friendly and helpful."
Terry
Took Guitar lessons from Victor S.
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"Wonderful and knowledgeable voice teacher."
Clara
Took Singing lessons from Lisa C.
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"Kudo's to Steve!

I just wanted to give kudos to Steve F. I took lessons from him nearly 20 years ago in Ohio and knew at that time his talent and passion for music would be admired by many for years to come. In fact, Steve was such a great instructor I couldn't find a replacement as positive and willing to teach as Steve. He has a special talent and I'm very happy so many have an opportunity to learn from such a great guitarist.

--Tom W"
Steven
Took Guitar lessons from Steven F.
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"I had Jay as a teacher for my intro Guitar class at the University of Minnesota. Super nice guy who also happens to be a phenomenal guitar player. He is a patient teacher who is very good at tailoring his approach to fit players of any skill level. You can tell he has a great passion for music. He covers everything: technique, reading music, tabs, a bit of music theory, and most importantly, having a fun time. I'd recommend him to anyone!"
Brennan F
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Jay H.
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"I really did enjoy Mattia style of teaching. He is patient with me and I am excited to learn more from Mattia. The exercises are helpIng me to develop skills that I never had before. I look forward to our next lesson."
Patricia
Took Drum lessons from Mattia C.
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"Love love love Mary! Had my first lesson and her energy is awesome! We could talk for hours. She makes you feel no judgement. Can't wait for more lessons!"
Miranda
Took Vocal Training lessons from Mary W.
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