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Gary J.

Jenison, MI
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gary J.

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I work with my students to help them develop their own expressive musical voices. We will use technical exercises, etudes, solo pieces, and other repertoire to give students the knowledge and tools to approach any challenge!

I have 15 years of experience teaching all levels of clarinet students, including everyone from absolute beginners to advanced collegiate players. My junior high and high school students regularly place highly in state Solo & Ensemble and All-State festivals, and have been accepted into top university music programs. My college students have won national competitions, been accepted into summer music festivals, and have been placed in major graduate programs with full scholarship.

I look forward to getting to know each student individually so that we can work together to make them into the best clarinetists, musicians, and artists they can be!

About Gary

I am a clarinetist and educator based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where I teach clarinet and general music courses at Grand Valley State University. As an orchestral musician, I am the 2nd/Eb clarinetist with the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, a position I previously held with the Sioux City Sympho

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Liana B.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Etude Music Club Endowment from Etude Music Club / California State University, Northridge
  • B.A. Music Breadth Studies from California State University, Northridge
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Liana B.

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If you would like to learn how to be able to easily switch between chords, comfortably keep time, and learn various rhythmic strumming and/or picking styles, I can help! I can also help you learn how to play and sing at the same time if you're interested! Whether you'd like to be able to quickly pick up new songs for yourself, or be able to easily jump into a jam session, I am confident I can aid you in achieving your goals!

About Liana

My name is Liana, and I am a freelance musician (specializing in double bass) and music instructor working in the Greater Los Angeles Area. I have been playing music for nearly my entire life, starting on piano at the age of five and moving on to learn other instruments as the years progressed. I h

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She was very informative and made me comfortable
Anjali C.
Great first lesson! She was super flexible, nice, and enthusiastic. I'm so excited to jump into these lessons.
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Carter W.

17 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Carter W.

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I am a private music instructor specializing in woodwind instruments looking to take on clarinet, flute and saxophone students!

My lessons consist of a well balanced coverage of exercises (scales, note patterns, etudes, duets, major repertoire, etc) geared towards building a solid foundation in playing technique. This allows each student to be accurate and expressive with a sense of ease in their playing! Students of the studio are also thrown into the world of music! They are strongly encouraged to attend concerts, listen to music regularly, and attend masterclasses. The goal is not just to learn an instrument, but to also develop a life-long love and appreciation for music!

I am very proud to say that my students soar through their band and orchestra programs in school and obtain a sound quality/sense of musicality way beyond their grade level! The majority of my students excel past their school music programs! They join youth/honor bands and orchestras, chamber ...

About Carter

I believe that everyone has the ability to enjoy and be expressive on an instrument. It is poor instruction and a lack of passion in music education that allows students to become frustrated and bored, ultimately pushing them to quit their instruments. My goal as a music educator is not only to

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Peter
I've been learning for about 6 weeks now and could not ask for more. Excellent teacher helping me reach the goals I have as fast I can yet always with excellence and integrity to the pride of the instrument. Awesome.
Peter
Just finished my First Lesson. Very helpful, instructive and easy to learn from. Highly Recommended!
Peters C.

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Joseph W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Bachelors of English from CSU-Pueblo
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded National Bluegrass Playoffs Champion from National Bluegrass Association
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Joseph W.

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I have been playing since I was 8. I have played mostly bluegrass, old time, and some Texas swing.

About Joseph

I have played mandolin professionally since 1999 and have performed with national musicians touring groups for 20 years. as listed below, I have been in a band for the duration of the 20 years. I have learned to play the mandolin by ear. I specialize in in the Bill Monroe traditional bluegrass styl

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Crystal G.

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  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelor of Music from Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Crystal G.

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I've played alone and in ensembles for over 25 years. My lessons will start at your level. What do you want to accomplish? What music do you want to play? You'll learn the basics- bow control, intonation, vibrato, shifting positions. What you play with those skills is up to you- that's what makes music enjoyable!
*Note: at this time I am only taking on intermediate students, as I can only teach lessons online at this time due to the pandemic. I would consider anyone who has been playing for at least 1 year to be intermediate level.

About Crystal

My name is Crystal and I've played viola for over 25 years. I can teach both violin and viola. I play professionally and just for fun. I have a bachelor's in music from Vanderbilt University where I studied with Kathryn Plummer. l love teaching people of all ages how to make music! *please note: i

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Janet Yaugo
Great first class!!
Michael M.
My nine year old grandson had his first lesson with Mrs. Graves today and she was wonderful with him! We were both very happy with his lesson.

Minoo M.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English and farsi
  • Teaches students 5 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Minoo M.

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piano lesson in your home. I have been teaching piano more than 18 years. Your love of music will grow as I help you develop your piano skills.

About Minoo

I am the member of MTAC and prepare students for the California Certificate of Merit. My teaching philosophy is based in the belief that learning music should be fun and exciting! I always encourage my students to pursue the kind of music that they find most appealing, rather than using the same cu

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Kara
I am a 12 year old piano student and have been taking piano lessons with Minoo for 5 months. In that short time, I have progressed much faster than I could have imagined. I have learned so much about the piano and how to read music. Minoo always makes sure I understands every part of my lessons. When I struggle with notes, Minoo patiently gets me through until I succeed. She is one of my favorite teachers, music-wise and school-wise. Minoo is a caring, calm and happy teacher. I’m glad we found her to teach me piano. Thank you Minoo!
Suzanna
As an adult learner, I was intimidated to start piano. Minoo is encouraging as well as a skillful teacher. I highly recommend her.
Amir E.
Sincere, skillful, experienced.

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"complete novice; adult student. First lesson very relaxed. Excellent blend through-out lesson of questions and information my goals and background as well as instructor's goals for me and his background. First "technical" part of lesson was manageable and care taken by Lyle to make sure I understood what was being presented. I left the first lesson feeling this would be a good fit between instructor and student"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Lyle R.
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"Superlative singer, marvelous musician, terrific teacher! I enjoyed my lessons with Luis more than mere words can say. Not only was it enjoyable, but it was exactly what I needed to take my voice to the next level. I have improved my projection immeasurably through Luis' instruction, demonstration, explanation and exercises. I am beyond pleased about my progress and I wholeheartedly recommend Luis because of his totally professional approach."
Gloria
Took Singing lessons from Luis M.
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"Ha-eun is a great violin teacher. I'm an adult learner that picked up the violin to try something different. I've played saxophone for 15 years, and have gone through many types of teachers. I can say Ha-eun is one of the best. She's experienced and patient. We started lessons in person and moved to online because of COVID19, and still going strong through the Suzuki book. She would be great to teach young or old alike!"
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Took Violin lessons from Ha-eun R.
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"My daughter shared that she liked Lily and Lily knew her stuff! Very satisfied with the first lesson."
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Took Violin lessons from Lily F.
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"It was a great first lesson. Looking forward to the next one!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Ryan B.
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My son wants to play trumpet in the jazz band at school so he asked for lessons over the summer. I’m so glad we found Jordan. He welcomed us right in and worked so well from that first moment. My son is a bit shy, so I’m so grateful that he found learning from Jordan so easy. In fact, every time he came out of a lesson, he asked for more lessons! The feedback from Jordan has been nicely detailed so we know where he is improving, where to focus his practice sessions (and reminding him to practice), and giving suggestions of music to listen to, to make him notice that the learning isn’t just practicing, but listening as well. Jordan clearly knows and practices what he teaches. My son also mentioned that he really appreciates the times when Jordan plays along with him during the practice. Thanks Jordan!"
Nancy
Took Trumpet lessons from Jordan M.
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"So fun! Edna helped me feel like I can play again! It's been several years since I've played the flute. She's sending me helpful resources."
Mary
Took Flute lessons from Edna B.
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"Lisa was fun and I really appreciated that she was down to earth and attempted to make me feel comfortable. She gives great compliments that encourage you to keep trying."
Janet
Took Piano lessons from Lisa F.
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"Rina started teaching my now 11 year old daughter piano almost three years ago. She recently started teaching my daughter clarinet.. Rina is not only knowledgable about teaching music but is able to teach in a learning style that works best for my daughter. Rina has patience and at the same time is very encouraging! She gives positive reinforcement which helps my daughter want to learn more. She has been very accommodating to my daughters musical needs. When my daughter requested clarinet lessons to strengthen her playing for her school band, Rina was more than willing to teach her in the same positive style she taught her piano. I highly recommend Rina !
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Denise
Took Piano lessons from Rina M.
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"James is a fabulous instructor with a perfect demeanor for teaching; he is very positive and always looks for opportunities to improve the performance of his student. My daughter has significantly improved and gained confidence. She is looking forward to continued instruction in the New Year. Overall outstanding experience!"
Jay
Took Singing lessons from James W.
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Music Lessons in Grand Rapids, MI

If you were a musician living in Grand Rapids, where would you like to perform? There’s no doubt you’d have a ton of choices like the Orbit Room, the Mixtape Café, the Intersection or at the Royce Auditorium. No matter what your choice it would be best that you hit the stage with the best training you could possibly receive. So if you’re an aspiring musician all of us here at TakeLessons can help you out. Just enroll in our Grand Rapids music lessons with one of our certified music teachers and you’ll be well on your way towards musical success.

By enrolling in one of our Grand Rapids music lessons, the TakeLessons team will teach you how to play your chosen musical instrument and ensure you gain a solid foundation with proper technique. Whether it is with the piano, drums, bass,

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guitar, violin or any other instrument we offer, our music lessons will surely help bring out the music virtuoso in you. Are you already an experienced musician? No problem. Our music teachers cater to both beginner and experienced students. In addition, our Grand Rapids music lessons also feature music lessons on songwriting, music performance, theory as well as recording if you are looking to take things a bit further. With a wide selection of music lessons and friendly music teachers helping you along you’ll have the resources you need to help kick-start your career in music.

So, if you want to become a talented musician or simply want to pick up an instrument as a hobby, be sure to enroll here at TakeLessons. Just give us a call and let our student counselors help book your first sessions with us. Booking your first lesson is quick, easy and we guarantee your satisfaction. So don’t wait, join us today!

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