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Marc M.

36 Reviews
Livonia, MI
Starting at $22
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Associates from Schoolcraft
  • Teaching since 1994
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Marc M.

36 Reviews
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2-3 times a year both solo and rock band recitals are held

About Marc

I teach all styles of guitar, as I have been in many different types of music situations: Soloist (Classical) Ensemble (Classical and Jazz) Lead and Rhythm (Various Rock and Roll bands) Songwriting and Recording. I am a people person that learned the guitar from many different sources. Most of my l

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Miki
I only had Marc for a couple months (unfortunately had to move), but he is a phenomenal teacher and I recommend to anyone. He's very easy to communicate with and strikes a great balance between the technical learning you need with having fun.
Fred Chin
First lesson. Marc was great
Chris
I only got to take lessons from Marc for a couple of months in the summer of 2016 (I had to move away for work), but he is hands down the best music teacher I've ever encountered. It's a year and a half later and I'm still benefitting from his tutelage. From beginner to advanced, you've found the right guy for the job.
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Candid L. B.

77 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Candid L. B.

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This class is designed for preparing auditions, shows, recordings, performances in general. I'll coach you and play the piano to prepare your performance.

About Candid L.

International Musician, Expert and Scholar in Music Education, with modern methodologies to teach music (performance, creation, well-being) - in person in New York and ONLINE! TOP artistic training and experience, in high-quality studios in Times Square area, top equipment in class or ONLINE,

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Ashley
I am not one to take the time to write a review, but my experience must be shared and voiced. I met Professor Candid in early September. Hesitant to start, she immediately provided me with the safest space to be myself, to express my doubts, and to expand on the craft of music with her guidance. She exceeded my expectations time and time again, giving me endless tips, daily practice routines that not only incorporated vocals but mind, body and soul altogether. She did not hesitate to keep me in mind throughout the week, sending me clips of artists, helping me envision my own personal voice. She is always attentive, extremely patient, and has such grace when communicating with you about everything. I have been a music student for most of my life, have been with a handful of music teachers and she is 1 out of 2 teachers that have fully created a 100% non-judgmental environment for me to grow and learn. She always has a great listening ear and always keeps in mind what your personal goals and intentions are, guiding you with any small or huge dream you have your mind set for. If you’re looking for a professor that will not give up on you, will constantly be available to help you throughout the week, someone that shares her joy, teaches you not only her limitless knowledge on music but her wisdom that will forever leave you with such joy and peace every time you end your class session with her, then do not doubt to take your lessons with her! She is the best out here! Forever giving amazing quality lessons! You won’t regret it, I promise you!
Sizhan
Candida is an incredible music teacher and I feel lucky to be her student.

I started taking lessons with Candida since March this year. With some background in guitar (mostly self-taught, mixed with learning from different teachers on and off), I wanted to create a more solid music foundation. I wanted not just to play guitar by following videos and tabs, but become a “musician”, that can improvise, play by ear, compose my own pieces eventually. My goals included learning how to read sheet music, training for a better ear, basic singing and piano skills. Candida created a personalized learning plan with all the above goals in mind, gave me homework each week that was catered to my strengths and interests. Her vast knowledge in music education also allowed me to learn tactics backed by research to accelerate my memory and overall learning. We focused on the following topics this year: For singing, correct placement of head voice and chest voice; practices to soften head voice in higher notes and gain a smoother transition. Ear train that focused on singing (not just listening) melodic and harmonic chords (triads and different extensions). Sheet music reading and playing for several classical pieces (Mozart, Chopin, Tchaikovsky). Basic chords voicing, cadences, inversions, and accompanying singing for some classic songs (Elton John, Cold Play for example). I was amazed at how much progress I made in just 9 months. I am able to sing confidently several songs I loved (including Bohemian Rhapsody) while accompanying myself on piano (I had only touched piano probably only 3 times before March). I also added couple of classical piano pieces into my repertoire (including a beautiful Waltz by Chopin that dumbfounded my friends). I can “hear” melodies better and locate notes with much ease. Candida also encourages her students to show their progress and perform, and I even participated in two student recitals this year, and was quite proud of the performances. I can't recommend Candida enough!
Melissa
My 11 year old worked once 45 minutes weekly with Candid for approximately 5 weeks practicing a couple English songs she was familiar with and two Portuguese songs that were new to her (she does not speak Portuguese). It was incredibly rewarding to witness her skills develop in such a short period, as well as her self-confidence and self image. She is half Brazilian, and she was so proud to relate with her Papai—Daddy—in his language. I also had the pleasure to virtually attend an online concert of Candid’s adult and younger students. Her rapport was beautiful with the patchwork of her student body—an eclectic group whose skills filled the spectrum, but whose passion burned bright as one. I highly recommend Candid as a teacher. I will note that she did classes online, and I encouraged practice between classes. She did not solely rely on the weekly classes as a means for learning and improvement. Her skills improved steadily over the five weeks with the guidance and careful coaching of Candid’s classes. Practice between classes was essential to make the most out of all Candid has to offer.

Jill G.

43 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 to 90
  • Teaching since 1981
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Jill G.

43 Reviews
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Whether you're playing as a soloist, a chamber musician, or an orchestra member, you're performing music. I'm sure you want to play your best! In fact, I'm convinced of it. Great performance demands a willing performer AND a great performance coach. As a seasoned performance coach, I bring a myriad of tools and decades of experience and knowledge to your corner. And I love what I do! Let me help you get the most joy from your playing!

About Jill

I've been in and around music all my life. I started violin at age 5, part of the first generation of Suzuki violinists in the United States. I've loved being a professional violinist and violin teacher for over 30 years! And I've also founded and directed three community music schools in Newburyp

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Cyndi
Great online instruction. Jill was able to focus in on my best next steps and get me on my way.
Riley C.
Jill has been amazing and patient. She's upbeat and thorough. I am enjoying being a practice partner with my student!
Robin S.
Great instruction. Strong focus on the basics. Emphasis on fundamentals. Good explanations, clear and concise. If you want no nonsense instruction with a clear path toward improvement this is the one.

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Andy J.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andy J.

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I am available to teach any beginning band student how to get started on their instrument, including woodwinds (flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone), brass (trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba), and concert percussion. As a middle school band director, I have 8 years of experience getting beginners off the ground and running (sometimes as many as 40 in the room at the same time)! Our lesson would focus on the basics of the instrument (assembly, carriage, posture, hand/stick position) and the basics of tone production (embouchure, air, rudiments).

About Andy

My name is Andy and I am a musician, educator, and composer in the metro-Detroit area. After picking up the trumpet 20 years ago in 5th grade band class, I became enthralled with the way music spurs our sense of community and creativity. I have taught as a Michigan public school music teacher for

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Benjamin K.

137 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Benjamin K.

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I have a M.M in vocal performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts and have extensive operatic training. I teach an open throat technique (appoggio) that allows the singer to sing with freedom, and access their entire range evenly. I also work with students to develop style, interpretation, languages, and acting ability.

About Benjamin

I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, where I extensively studied the anatomy of the voice. I am th

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David W.
Professional and to the point! Very knowledgable of his instrument
Britny
He did a great job explaining how the vocal cords work and helping me adjust bad habits hindering my voice.
Wichie A.
Due to lack of technique, It has tended to hurt after I sing. But after even just 1 lesson with Ben, I IMMEDIATELY felt a difference. Not only did I not feel any pain, I also felt like my throat and jaw was more open and relaxed than I've ever felt.

I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this instructor.
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Brian T.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from University of Arizona
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Brian T.

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The most important element of becoming a musician is learning to play musically. As I lead my college students into a music profession, I remind them that I am primarily teaching them to be musicians who perform musically through their chosen instrument. This is what sets performs apart and I can help you become a better musician on saxophone, clarinet or any other instrument.

I have taught saxophone to beginning and advance students, from age 10 to college level students studying to be music educators as well as adults and every age. I also have 30 years experience teaching both privately and as a band director. I know the curriculum and techniques to help you efficiently and effectively reach your goals.

About Brian

Brian L. Trittin is a graduate of the University of Arizona (1993) where he earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Saxophone Performance and a minor in Music Education. He also has Music Education degrees from Moorhead State University, Moorhead, Minnesota (M.S., 1990, B.S., 1986). He is a pr

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Canton, MI

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Canton is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$69 average

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"Preparing for a performance at my friend's wedding. His experience has been vital in prepping me to anticipate variables and how to play through mistakes etc."
Ingrid
Took Music Performance lessons from Phil C.
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"Wendy was the best instructor ever. Always very humble, sweet & honest. She truly teaches from the heart and genuinely wants one to do better than the lesson before. She knows what she is talking about and explains thouroughly what needs to be worked on. She not only corrects you but praises you when you have achieved something great. You will always have her support & knowledge that will take you a long way."
Jessica
Took Music Performance lessons from Wendy P.
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"Andy is a great musician, teacher and person. He doesn't just understand music, he lives it. He is very patient and supportive with people and his talent definitely needs to be passed on to as many people who are lucky enough to get the chance!"
Cindy
Took Music Performance lessons from Andy M.
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"I was Lilia's mentor at California Institute of the Arts for three years. She is a hard worker, very determined and disciplined and a very promising, unique artist. Although she is primarily a guitarist she is also a highly trained and accomplished gymnast and acrobat. I have no doubt that Lilia makes an exciting, flexible and compassionate teacher."
Miroslav
Took Music Performance lessons from Lilia B.
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"My daughter Ashley has studied with Stacey for over 2 years. She is a wonderful teacher. She is very patient and makes lessons fun but productive. She wants the very best for her students and works very hard to make sure that they excel in their chosen field of music. Stacey always made sure that Ashley was prepared for upcoming competitions, college auditions and even helped her find scholarship opportunities.Stacey has also worked with numerous other students that Ashley attended school with and they absolutely love her as well. I would highly recommend Stacey to anyone in need of a good music instructor."
Ashley
Took Music Performance lessons from Stacey S.
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"My son, who is 10 and has been playing guitar for two years, has been taking Nick’s band class for the last 9 months and we are very happy with it. Nick is not only a great musician, but as a father himself knows well how to teach kids and make them engage in whatever they are playing.

He has taught my son not only how to play with well with other musicians, but also how to find his “voice” within a band both in the rhythmic and solo sections of the songs.

He was accommodating when we had to reschedule a class due to personal reasons, and is always willing to make the class a little bit longer if necessary to finish what they were practicing.

When the Covid-19 pandemic forced us to have the lessons remotely, he started to use ZOOM and, while things remotely cannot be the same, he did a great job at making sure that they stayed as close to true form as possible."
J.E.P.
Took Music Performance lessons from Nick R.
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"Very fun and easy going. He is very knowledgeable and encouraging. I had a great time working with him!"
Ruben
Took Music Performance lessons from Michael R.
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"Chau is absolutely amazing with my daughter! Learning notes can be challenging and she always finds a great way to help her understand and makes it fun. Also, a very clean and safe environment."
Amber
Took Music Performance lessons from Chau K.
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"Since I was in high school, I’ve always wanted to develop my skills as a piano player, drummer, or guitarist. I had a ways to go, and Greg was assigned to help me grow in our youth worship team. Out of the years I spent there, Greg was the best teacher I had! Hands on training, coherent instructions, and constructive feedback from our sessions were what made me into the musician I am today. Greg Campbell is the best!"
Christian
Took Music Performance lessons from Greg C.
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"My son is extremely happy with his first lesson with Olivier! Looking forward to many more! Thank you!"
Seth
Took Music Performance lessons from Olivier H.
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