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Phillip M.

13 Reviews
Warren, MI
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelor's Degree - Horn Performance from Central Michigan University
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Phillip M.

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I use a variety of materials to best fit what the student needs and would like to get out of taking lessons. I enjoy teaching and playing music and I try to make sure my students have fun as well!

About Phillip

Hello! My name is Phillip M. and I have been playing the Horn for 17 years now. I started back in elementary school and haven't looked back since. After high school, I went to Central Michigan University where I earned my Bachelor of Music in Horn Performance while studying under Dr. Bruce Bonnell.

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Heather
I've really been enjoying lessons and have been getting a lot out of them! Flexibility with scheduling concerns has also been well appreciated!
Baileigh B.
My daughter was so nervous for her first lesson and Phillip was amazing. She is 14 and said, "He didn't make me feel bad that I am not as good as I should be and so that makes me feel like maybe i can play better."
So grateful Phillip - she is anxious to spend the summer learning from you - we appreciate your approach and as he said ability to "put her at ease" so she can feel comfortable to learn. Awesome first lesson.
Kim
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Charlene G.

28 Reviews
Macomb, MI
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
  • BS in Horticulture/Business from Michigan State University
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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 Violin Method through book five and am certified in books one and 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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Amy K.
I love having Charlene as my teacher. She is very personable, patient, and loves to help her student advance. She is very musically talented and knowledgeable and knows how to effectively pass on her knowledge in a clear, understandable way. I love that she sees exactly why I’m having a problem with something and exactly what I need to do to fix the problem. I feel fortunate to have her.
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.
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Heather P.

31 Reviews
Utica, MI
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Wayne State University
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Heather P.

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I have been in musicals from the time I was a child until the end of college. I have been in Annie, Gypsy, just to name a few. I love musicals so much, it is one of my favorite genres of music.

I teach all levels of musical theatre. I use a variety of books that are specifically for each level and each voice.

About Heather

Welcome! Interested in starting a musical journey with an enthusiastic, degreed, experienced teacher? You can learn whether you are an elementary beginner, retiree, a high school student, a musician with special needs, or an out of practice musician. Whatever your level, just sign up and begin!

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Jack R.
Heather is a great teacher; she is able to gauge ability and keeps the lessons varied and interesting, always pushing you just at the edge, beyond what you thought you were capable of. Friendly, amiable, and laidback in style, she makes learning in a comfortable atmosphere fun. You can tell she has a real passion for music and teaching, and results after just a few lessons proves she knows what she is doing.

I am a beginning singer, my only prior experience was singing with the congregation in church, not the choir.
Quinn
She's really nice, and makes warm-ups before starting the lesson for your voice range. The variety of songs you can sing is pretty big, you want to sing in Italian? There's plenty! Want to sing in Latin? I'm pretty sure there's a few! There are songs from various musicals, too. All in all, she's a pretty great teacher.
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David M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $180
  • Speaks French, Spanish
  • MM Flute from Yale University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David M.

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With me students listen and practice their way to being complete musicians. They improvise from the start, quickly gaining confidence that music is their domain and that they can be creative in music, more than expert readers and interpreters. They practice because they want to improve something they've heard in their playing; to help them hear, I guide them in recording and reviewing their own playing.

This creative and self-directed approach, combined with a strong foundation I give in classical technique, can open infinite doors. My students have composed their own music, learned jazz, and explored Irish flute music and the Cuban charanga. Other students have explored Country, Rock, and even Dubstep (not my thing, but I like keeping an open mind).

I encourage lots of exploration and listening, both curated and free, which I then encourage students to share. My studio explores the length and breadth of the world's music, both ancient and modern, for inspiration -- far beyond ...

About David

I've worked hard to be a flutist, and I continue to work hard every day to grow my technique, my hearing, and my musical imagination: what we call "chops" and "big ears"! My great hope is that I can help my students succeed at something they are passionate about within the musical domain. Persona

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Ana
David helped my daughter leap from barely any knowledge or sound to sounding like she’d been training for years- in only a few sessions!
Our family was amazed at the immediate progress! David is patient and able to adjust concepts to the child’s level for easy absorption and application. I can say from first hand experience that school music lessons may be fine, but there is no comparison to the one-on-one attention of an expert flutist! Thank you David!
Sabina
David has a great approach to his students and was very helpful with providing additional resources. My daughter really enjoyed lessons with David and we highly recommend his services.

Gina S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Masters in Music Education from Norfolk State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Gina S.

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Singing is my passion. Singing is an art and those that accomplish learning how to sing will move audiences and become a better musician.

About Gina

Hello future students, I am excited to offer my services to ensure you are successful. I am an experienced teacher with 15 years in the classroom teaching grades K-5, I’ve since enjoyed the last 5 years teaching my talent and passions as a music teacher. I look forward to assisting you in meeting y

Aaron C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Portugues, Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aaron C.

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Welcome to my profile and thank you for stopping by.
My name is Aaron Copenhaguen and with over 20 years of professional experience and 10 years teaching, I’m here to help you learn the basics of music to start making your own music and learn how to read and practice on your own.
As aSound Engineer, Producer, Playing Guitar, Drums, Percussion, Piano and singing, I’m ready to start giving you the tips that every musician needs to do this beautiful thing called music.

About Aaron

ONLINE CLASSES AVAILABLE!!! Hi, My name is Aaron Copenhaguen. I’m a professional Drummer, Percussionist, Guitarist and Vocalist, originally from Argentina and graduated from "L.A. Music Academy" (Drums/Percussion/ Music Theory) and "SAE L.A. Institute of Technology" (Recording Audio Engineer).

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"Michael has an eclectic and holistic approach to vocal lessons. He's humbling, approachable for a complete beginner like myself, and intuitive about making the needed adjustments in lessons. His feedback is incredibly constructive and helpful. His teaching style fits very well with my learning and I can honestly say these lessons are some of the best parts of my week. I'm learning more than just vocal lessons, I'm learning more about how I tell a story through singing. I cannot say enough positive things about Michael! I would 100% recommend lessons with him!"
Brody
Took Vocal Training lessons from Michael D.
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"Me. Lawson is great I love her best teacher ever ,I've learned so much in such a short time"
Angel Nelson
Took Vocal Training lessons from Lorna L.
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"It was my first lesson and it was great so far. Really nice guy to work with."
Kledi
Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"Encouraging start

I am new to guitar but Alex has already given me useful pointers that I can practice between lessons. I have just started but things seem clearer than with a prior instructor. I look forward to the lessons and hope I achieve a degree of competence within a reasonable time."
Kenneth
Took Guitar lessons from Alex S.
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"John is a fantastic instructor. He has a love for educating others on musical expression and he is a wellspring of musical knowledge. He provides a depth to the piano that I wouldn't have noticed if I taught myself how to play.

John emphasized how to shape musical phrases to make music as opposed to a collection of notes. He had a good ear for honing in on my weaknesses such as how some notes that I played stuck out or the movement of my arms. Most importantly, he taught me how to approach practicing the piano in an effective way. I learned how to listen to myself and how give each note, phrase, and piece the attention and musicality it needed to sound beautifully.

For an adult learner as myself, he was accommodating with how busy I was. He adjusted to my needs and work schedule and taught at a reasonable pace. However, he also never veered from his expectations and praised what I was doing right and provided methods to fix what I was doing wrong.

Although there were times when John expressed his passion for music by delving into tangents on the broader historical significance of pieces, his mini-lectures were never irrelevant nor inappropriate. For example, he commented on how in waltzes, the rhythm on the left hand would need to emulate how a Romantic era string section would play it. For anyone who is serious about how or why pieces of music are meant to be played in a certain way, John is great about contextualizing pieces to make them sound great.

Most importantly, he made practicing piano something that was both enjoyable and challenging, which is difficult to find in a teacher. I owe a great deal of my musicianship to John and he met my expectations of learning the piano. Thank you!"
Lawrence
Took Piano lessons from John B.
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"John, what does your schedule look like on Saturday. Would like to begin my winter schedule with the Best Teacher in Town."
Namon
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Carter is patient and kind, and immediately helpful - just what a beginning sax student would hope for!"
Ed
Took Saxophone lessons from Carter W.
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"A fellow musician and a family member, I have observed Vandi as she teaches lessons. I am amazed by her teaching. She approaches teaching her students to sing with patience and creativity. She helps her students to grow and encourages them toward success. She is a great teacher!"
Rikki
Took Singing lessons from Vandi E.
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"I enjoy working with Margo. She pulls me out of my comfort zone with ease. Margo's style of teaching makes it fun and interesting, yet I still feel that I am learning. I have only taken three lessons so far, and personally I hear and feel the improvement in my overall performance. She is great, and I look forward to continuing my lessons with her."
Kayla
Took Singing lessons from Margo L.
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"Obviously very experienced. Has a passion for what she does and energy feeds into you. Absolute delight working with her."
Sam
Took Singing lessons from Marjorie K.
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