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Michael T.

39 Reviews
Sterling Heights, MI
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Michael T.

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Learn to play the drums quickly!!!!

About Michael

***IMPORTANT NOTE, PLEASE READ: I am located in the metropolitan Detroit area. But, I am available for online (remote) lessons; with a very good online set up (tripods, cameras, etc). I am also available at my teaching space, and have two great drum sets, set up side by side; one for the student

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Brenda Lopez
This guys personal etiquette leaves much to be desired. Id never let him around my children. He is rude and argumentative when he doesn’t get his way.
Never seen him play out much to have all this expertise he claims either.
Fo yourself a favor and find someone else.
Luiz
Mike is a very good Teacher.
I have a 7 years old son that loves him. He is very polite and professional working with the kids.
I totally recommend him to everyone.
Dan
Structured, but not too structured - makes my progress happen very quickly. Always fun!
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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
Detroit, MI
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Benjamin M.

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I can teach ROCK drumming and Percussion techniques. As a Composer and Professional Musician (guitar/saxophone) I also have a comprehensive understanding of poly-rhythmic studies and phrasing.

About Benjamin

Hello Future Students! Whether you want to pursue a Musical Career or simply learn how to Play your Favorite Tunes for friends and family, I am here as your Teacher and Guide. I teach at my own home, at the Student's home or through the use of Skype. I am originally from Ann Arbor. I spent

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Bryan P.
Excellent instructor and a way cool guy. My first lesson was really informative, with so many helpful tips and techniques. Ben is a friendly, patient teacher, and I am looking forward to my next lesson!
Charlie and Cindy
We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)
Bryan K.
30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben.
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Cheryl M.

9 Reviews
Detroit, MI
Starting at $35
  • Speaks I had French in High School and College!
  • Teaches students 6 to 50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Cheryl M.

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Having sung practically my whole life, I love the voice and what it can do. I strive to discover the beauty of the instrument. The voice is an instrument too. The body is the sound board. Because it is a delicate instrument, it must receive the greatest of care. I also strive to make learning the voice both practical and personal! I believe that anyone can sing! Because I believe vocal development is so important, I will only teach beginning students from age 9 years and up.

About Cheryl

I have worked for over 30 years as a professional accompanist and musician in the greater metropolitan Detroit area. I have earned several degrees, which include a Bachelor of Music Performance in Organ and a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Music both from Wayne State University. My studies

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Lakeeta W.
Cheryl was very patient with me during our first lesson. She’s a really good and nice teacher I wish I was able to still go to her but I can’t due to my new schedule
Kourtney
So far so good. Was excited to get home and try out what I learned and have practiced everyday so far. Looking forward to the next lesson!
Jacob M.
All I can say is wow , Cheryl is a fantastic teacher with a great deal of patience and very skillful at finding the best approach for each student .Just the 1st lesson and I'm eager to get home and begin practicing .

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Bridget C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks German
  • Bachelor of Arts - Voice Performance from Western Michigan University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bridget C.

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Bridget is a professional operatic mezzo-soprano with a background in music theater and pop style singing with a passion for helping students find and develop their unique instrument in a variety of styles from beginners to more advanced students with significant prior studies in voice. She is an experienced and patient teacher who tailors each lesson to the students specific needs and goals. Bridget has sung roles with Fort Worth Opera and Kentucky Opera among other national companies and recently taught a masterclass with students at the University of Southern Indiana. She holds a Masters degree in Voice Performance from Boston University and an Artist Diploma from Texas Christian University.

About Bridget

Bridget is a professional operatic mezzo-soprano with a background in music theater and pop style singing. She is a nurturing and enthusiastic teacher who tailors each lesson to the specific needs and goals of her students. Bridget is a recent Metropolitan Opera National Council District Winner and

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Danny W.
Really works well with my son
Anne
Bridget has experience in opera, classical voice and musical theatre. She has done a beautiful job with every student that I have send to her. She has personally worked with my voice as well and has improved it significantly. She is an amazing teacher.
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Mariano L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Senior Soloist-Marimba from Torrance Symphony
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Mariano L.

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My experience as a performer and teacher spans over 25 years of every musical style. I believe in creating an environment that is focused on playing music well and where the student can have fun while gaining confidence. It is important to develop functional musicians with good technique, reading, time, and listening skills. We can cover all styles of music from early music to rock/pop, including jazz, classical (including orchestral), and other percussion as desired.

About Mariano

My experience as a performer and teacher ranges from early music to today's rock and pop, including various percussion instruments from around the world. When studying for my bachelors and masters degrees in music, I did course work in music recording, jazz studies, and music history. In addition,

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Diane B.
Mariano is fun, professional, and knows his craft!
Evan
Mariano is excellent! He is firm yet patient and professional, and gets along really well with my son.
Emma
Mariano was an amazing percussion and drum set teacher. His lessons were engaging and productive, and he was always able to communicate an idea or musical concept in a way that I was able to understand and connect with. After about 2 years of lessons I was accepted into the Orange County School of the Arts for percussion and I owe my success to the lessons I took with Mariano. I continued lessening throughout high school and my skill level contined to grow. What I loved about Mariano's teaching was his unique ability to take very simple exercises and make them more difficult and therefore much more beneficial. Along with stressing the importance of basic technique, he would constantly inteoduce me to new things - Afro beats, traditional grip, Latin beats, new ways to sight read, and 4 mallet marimba technique. I would highly suggest taking lessons with Mariano if you are looking for a fun, encouraging teacher who has lots of experience with a variety of percussion performance!

Levi V.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music
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Levi V.

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I have studied guitar for 5 years and currently studying music in college. I am able to teach any beginner or intermediate guitarist. I am most proficient in the rock and pop genres and am seasoned in blues and metal among a few other genres. My biggest focus is on the technique behind playing chords, melodies, solos, improv, and comping. I want to make sure any student of mine has the confidence to pick up a guitar and perform their favorite songs in any setting, or feel able enough to write their own music. PLEASE NOTE; I go to college in Boston and can only do house visits in my hometown over Summer break. Send me a message and we'll get started!

About Levi

I am a professional guitarist and singer, dabbling in drums, piano, and producing. My strong suits include performing, and writing music of a few genres, although most people I work with know me for my rock styles. I was born in 1999, which makes me 20 at the time of writing this, and I started pla

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"When I was in school, my teachers never taught theory or ear training. Michael was very patient teaching an old dog new tricks. I am now able to do close listening to music, and can sometimes figure out how to play a piece of music without it written down. Thank you so much!"
Susan
Took Ear Training lessons from Michael W.
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"Extremely Thorough Honest and Very Supportive. Brings the Best out of her Students and helps empower them musically and boost their confidence in their craft."
Malik
Took Singing lessons from Melodie B.
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"I have learned more and have had more improvement with my singing with this instructor! She really helped me learn how to strengthen my voice and be able to dissect a song. I definitely recommend her for anyone who wants singing lessons. This was within a short time, that I saw these results. She knows how to get to the point and it be fun. I noticed a drastic change! Thanks so much!!!"
Alegria
Took Singing lessons from Fawn A.
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"Lisa is so thorough and detailed, and really knows how to connect with the student the way they learn. Highly recommend!"
Macklynn
Took Piano lessons from Lisa C.
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"I took lessons from William for approximately three years before work-life squelched my personal guitar playing aspirations. William was a wonderful teacher with whom I still stay in touch. He was willing to share with me as much theory as I could handle, in addition to a diverse exposure to blues, jazz, rock, and from time to time, seduced my ear and stretched my playing aspirations by having me dabble in some classical (fingering techniques). He also exposed me to various musical genres through listening sessions to keep me motivated and present to me endless aural possibilities to which to aspire. I believe I could take a life time of lessons from William and never get bored. He is also a subject matter expert in all types of gear: guitars, strings, and equipment. He, during my tutelage under him, had numerous guitars of all types, makes and models (which he would occasionally allow me to play). I miss my lessons and hope he will be active teaching, when I am able to retire, so as to resume my learning adventure."
Rudy
Took Guitar lessons from William G.
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"She is continuing where my previous instructor left off. I would think it is difficult to
step in and continue another instructors work but she is doing that so far. I received some tips to improve my singing."
Max
Took Singing lessons from Renee H.
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"I'm 3 lessons in at this point and Remi has been excellent. He is a very personable and PATIENT teacher. As he states, his teaching style is PROCESS, rather than production.
I'm looking forward to continuing to learn from Remi!"
Jeff
Took Guitar lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Highly recommend Brenda."
Patrick
Took Piano lessons from Brenda B.
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"Yulia is a very good teacher, she's teaching my daughter how to play the drum. I recommend her to be your music teacher. She' s great! Thanks,
Andrezza"
Samira
Took Drum lessons from Yulia B.
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"Nick is a great ukulele teacher. He works with my daughter in her after school program but we've also done online/virtual lessons and even I learn so much! He's fun, easy going, super encouraging and a true talent that he can see what my daughter (and I) are doing right and wrong. He's the best music teacher you can find."
Josh
Took Ukulele lessons from Nick R.
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