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Andrew M.

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Hazel Park, MI
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Music from Wayne State University
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Andrew M.

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Music college graduate, with plenty of experience in real-world musical settings and five years of teaching experience. When it comes to teaching I have plenty of patience and no judgment! I like to think of learning piano like hiking an unpaved trail to a destination. At times the trail can become difficult and you might be tempted to give up on the destination. But as you gain momentum and your destination gets closer and closer, one realizes their past troubles were worth their current gains.
My goal is to help you define realistic goals and then, how to obtain them. If you are unsure of what your goals are, that's okay too. We can cover the basics and in time, find out what your musical interests are. However, I expect my students to work towards improving their skills by practicing a little each day, or as I like to say students need to be hitting the woodshed.
My lessons are tailored toward each student's goals but I always include certain topics. The core of my ...

About Andrew

Hello! My name is Andrew M. and I obtained my Bachelor of Arts in Music at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan. During my undergraduate, I became a proficient composer, arranger, and performer. I perform solo piano at wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, and private events. I also, per

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Zach
I've been taking lessons from Andrew for almost 2 years now. He's a great teacher; he's patient, encouraging and accommodating. He builds a strong foundation for playing and understanding music by focusing on the fundamentals first and foremost. I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Gare
I came to Andrew as an intermediate-to-advanced level pianist looking to learn jazz piano. Andrew does a great job pacing his lessons to push new ideas and techniques without being overwhelming. He will also relate the techniques he teaches to how he plays in real life, which is extremely helpful. Andrew is very easy to get along with and is also very responsive between lessons. I'd recommend him for any skill level
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Charlene G.

27 Reviews
Macomb, MI
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Charlene G.

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Experienced Violin teacher of 30 years available for eager students aged 2 through adult! I teach using the Suzuki Piano Method through book two. I structure the lessons around each student so that they are taught at their level and speed while encouraging and challenging them to excel further.

About Charlene

I am currently teaching lessons online and in my studio. I prefer the studio because it is much easier to interact with students. Over 30 years violin teaching experience. I have successfully taught students ages 3 to adult. Anyone can learn to play the violin. Lessons in a comfortable settin

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Layla T.
Charlene is very patient and captures the children's attention very well. They are excited for each lesson.
Omar T.
Very professional. Kids were attentive and are excited for their next lesson.
Garrat Huffman
Great instructor!
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Patty S.

3 Reviews
Canton, MI
Starting at $20
  • Speaks thai, english
  • master of business from madonna university
  • Teaching since 2004
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Patty S.

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Patty started working as a piano teacher when she was studying music bachelor at the university in Thailand (2002-2006). She has over 17 years of experience teaching piano. She was a piano judge for National Federation of Music Clubs (MFMC) ,who rates piano student performances in Michigan. She was also a managing director (Owner) of Music Academy in Westland, Michigan. She has experienced teaching children with special needs, and trained in person-centered planning with children, adults and families.

Patty’s goal, as a piano teacher, is to share her love for music and playing the piano with each student. All lessons are uniquely tailored to fit each student's strengths and weaknesses. Patty is well liked by both students and parents for her infectious enthusiasm when conducting her piano lessons, and dedication in imparting her music skills to her students. Patty makes sure each student feels confident in their abilities and leaves class with a confident smile on their face!

About Patty

Patty started working as a piano teacher when she was studying music bachelor at the university in Thailand (2002-2006). She has over 17 years of experience teaching piano. She was a piano judge for National Federation of Music Clubs (MFMC) ,who rates piano student performances in Michigan. She wa

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Elin
Cannot wait to go back. Patty is amazing- so patient and efficient and my daughter has not stopped talking about how much more she wants to learn.
Eric
Patty is a great teacher who takes pride in her work. She spent plenty of time making sure I understood the lessons, and made sure I was doing the homework and practicing between lessons.
Elaine
To give a quick recommendation: My son started piano lessons with Patty a couple weeks ago and LOVES it! He’s 5 and is a very active little boy, but he sits still, listens and has really enjoyed it so far! Patty has been a great teacher

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Natasha C.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Music Production & Engineering from Berklee College of Music
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Natasha C.

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Hey everyone! I spend most of my time touring the world with A list pop artists as guitarist/multi-instrumentalist, but in my spare time I love passing along the gift of music via teaching. I tailor my lessons specifically for each students needs, and to match their personalities and interests. Wanna learn the basics of piano? Sick! Wanna learn an impressive pop chord progression? Awesome! Wanna learn how to play an Adele song and make your friends cry? I got you!

About Natasha

I graduated from Berklee College of Music and spend most of my time touring the world with A list pop artists as guitarist/multi-instrumentalist. I've played concerts to thousands of people, national/international TV shows, countless tours and festivals. My most important goal is for my students to

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Ron B.
I enjoyed my first lesson with Natasha. She was positive, supportive and gave me some immediate achievable goals to pursue. I am looking forward to continuing the process with her.
Brian
Fully endorse, Natasha has a great attitude, can really play, and communicated very well despite the lesson being online.
Deanna
Natasha's amazing! Great personality and makes it very easy to feel comfortable with trying new things on the guitar. She's great at explaining techniques that I have trouble with and very understanding with what I am trying to achieve. I would definitely recommend her to any of my friends/ family.

Suzan G.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Associate of Arts - Special Studies: Music from Mt. Hood Community College
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
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Suzan G.

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Beginning students, intermediate, some advanced, including theory and composition, performance, improvisation, notation, acoustic and electronic keyboards.

About Suzan

I started learning piano as a child, but it was in high school that I realized I really wanted to pursue playing keyboards, because it allowed me a way to express myself. I was hooked. Later on I attended Mt. Hood Community College, played keyboards and sang in choirs and vocal jazz. After graduati

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Graham P.
She is amazing great with my son and always enthusiastic! I love suzan
Yuuki
Great teacher!
Michael K.
First lesson went well. -Michael J. Kelly

David P.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
  • Awarded Woody Herman Jazz Award from Franklin High School
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David P.

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I teach students how to read music notation, scales and chords I encourage students to Learn favorite songs on piano for fun and learn to improvise as well. Basic Classical and Jazz Theory and ear training exercises are employed to help develop overall musicianship in various performance situations.

About David

I teach children, adolescents , and adults. I have also worked with special needs populations for many years in a variety of settings. I am very patient adept and compassionate. I am also very skilled at my instrument as I studied music at the University Level. My goals are to combine my experience

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Jenifer
David explains things in a manner that I could easily understand. He was calm, patient, and respectful of skill level.
J M.
Awesome teacher! Not just a great drummer, but patient and articulate. He was really able to help me understand and execute in ways I never could before. Seems like he would also be great with kids...super patient and encouraging!
Janna R.
David is a very skilled drummer and a very enthusiastic teacher. In lessons, he seems to like to split time between practicing rudiments and learning to play different rhythms on the set. He is also exceptionally patient and supportive with my 9-year-old, highly distractible daughter. David is very positive, pointing out things that are going well and interesting rhythms that they discover. I am really glad we found David--he is an excellent teacher and I love watching my daughter learn so much about music!

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Detroit, MI

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Detroit is $68. 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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$55 average
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"Tracy was very good. She very quickly transitioned from one instument to another for both of my boys lessons."
Payden
Took Piano lessons from Tracy D.
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"Sandra is very patient, kind, and gentle with my children, who are first time players. Her teaching approach is different for each one of my children, to best meet their individual learning needs. I can't believe how much they have grasped in only four lessons!"
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Took Piano lessons from Sandra H.
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"Joe was awesome, he was very patient with my daughter he took the time to teach her Step by step and guide me in what I need to do to help my daughter achieve her goal. I highly recommend Joe. He took extra time to answer all my questions.. thanks Joe"
Jaylynn
Took Piano lessons from Joe M.
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"Very Supportive and makes learning fun."
Sachin
Took Piano lessons from Edna B.
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"Ellen is a great piano teacher. She has a great music foundation, in both theory and practice. Her lessons are structured. You learn both theory and beautiful piano pieces. She is extremely friendly, patient and encouraging. She has good taste of music and she is very passionate about what she does. She a great musician in addition to being a great instructor."
Alice
Took Piano lessons from Ellen S.
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"nice and patient

The teacher is nice and patient, My daughter just turned 4 when she first started the lesson. I was afraid she was going to find this difficult and boring. But instead she has enjoyed each lesson and has made surprising progress. The lesson is talored to her short attention span, mixed with games and fun motivation. We have enjoyed the lessons."
Jane
Took Piano lessons from Hsiao-Lan W.
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"My child has been taking private piano lessons with Laura for over a year now and he loves it. She is very patient and engaging and makes it a fun learning experience for her students. She is also flexible in teaching different compositions based on the student's interest and pace of learning."
Joshua
Took Piano lessons from Laura M.
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"Very knowledgeable, patient, and interactive instruction."
Sylvia
Took Piano lessons from Michelle V.
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"We are very happy with Julia's teaching of piano to our young daughter.
Julia deftly adapted her instruction to accommodate our daughter's interactivity level, and never over-praised, as modern psychology says is the correct way.
Our daughter practices spontaneously on her own, which can be at least partially attributed to Julia's teaching style.

Thank you, Julia."
Sam
Took Piano lessons from Julia P.
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"Ardlan is extremely accomplished and is truly the best piana teacher I've experienced. He explains techniques and the reasons for them so well!"
Carla
Took Piano lessons from Ardalan V.
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Revitalizing the “Rock City” through Detroit Piano Lessons

By Nic. C - Detroit Piano Teacher

It seems as though many Detroit families own a piano; whether a grand, a small electronic Casio or one of the old outmoded Grinnell uprights made here in Detroit. We are a city of music through and through. From the old Motown recordings that helped to bridge racial issues in the time of the civil rights movement, to Bob Seger’s message of hard work and peace, to Kid Rock’s promise of the good life, our city has always had an incredible sense of community based around our hometown music. As a local piano instructor, I used to see this hometown pride carry over into the Detroit piano lessons I teach to students of all ages.

Amidst the tough economic situation our area is facing today, the sense of community that was formed through music is vanishing as quickly as the automotive jobs that once kept this city thriving. The schools have cut their budgets for music to next to nothing, club owners pay their musicians less and less, and fewer and fewer families have money for Detroit piano lessons. The interest in the arts for our children is vanishing like all of those Grinnell pianos made here in Detroit so many years ago.

Although challenging, the situation isn’t all bleak. Thanks to you, the parents of the children that I am so blessed to teach through TakeLessons.com, we can work to restore and revitalize our city back to the glory it once held as “Rock City.” Together, one Detroit piano lesson at a time, we will shape not only the future of our city, but the futures of the children in it.

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