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Check out some of our most popular teachers near Minneapolis including Hopkins, Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Saint Paul and Mendota.

Charles M. Maple Plain, MN

I've been teaching The Mandolin for 17 Years, and have been playing the Mandolin for 24 years. After teaching 1000's of students, you realize that no student is ever the same. Everyone learns differently. Each student is inspired in a different way. Everyone has different strengths and weaknesses in a multitude of different area's. So weather you starting from scratch, perfecting a solo for new album, learn by ear, or only read music, I can tailor my teaching style and curriculum to you. :)

About Charles

*** Studio Equipment *** Studio above the garage with 3 different lesson studios with a fantastic waiting area. Free Wi-Fi *** Specialties *** Bluegrass, Blues, Rock, Classical, Country, Honky Tonk Chuck M. (Fiddle - Mandolin - Guitar - Bass) with his uncompromising integrity, exceptional talent and unwavering leadership started teaching at an early age of 17; he has continued to showcase his talents on and off stage by helping many new aspiring students to be great musicians and performers.  He teaches private lessons on all the following instruments:  guitar, violin, fiddle, mandolin, bass, vocal, music theory and song writing. Currently performing with No Grass Limit, Chuck also plays with the nationally recognized band "Tangled Roots" which has released three recordings ...

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David J. January 29, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
I have been taking lessons from Chuck for 4 years and he is the best teacher. Has a great way of breaking down the lessons and explaining them well.
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Bradley S. January 29, 2015
Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Chuck Made every step so easy, he's very good at explaining complex ideas in a really simple way.

It seemed like the knew exactly where I was at mentally with learning, and knew my limits, but pushed me to learn what I was actually capable of learning.

Chuck is very knowledgeable, he's been playing professionally for the last 20 years and it shows.

Excellent communicator, Excellent teacher, and explanor, patient with me, even in the times I didn't practice, and I know he could tell.

Very pleasant and easy going demeanor, and top player in MN.

Surprised the cost to go to him was as low as it was. I felt like I got an incredible bargain.

Thanks for Everything Chuck!

Playing my first gig tonight!
Jeff L. Lakeville, MN

Beginners only.

About Jeff

I have been playing guitar for 30 years and teaching guitar and bass on and off since 2001. I owned a music school/store/studio in NY for several years but now live in MN. I work well with kids and enjoy watching them grow as musicians and people. I also like to do "Family/Band" lessons--where we get each member on an instrument (guitar, bass, piano, drums, etc.) and the family/group learns to play songs together--or jam, or write and record their own songs! Since there isn't really a platform for it through this website, my price listed for a "90-minute" lesson is not actually 90 minutes, but rather a 45-minute lesson for a group of up to four people. I primarily offer lessons in my home studio but will consider coming to you if its preferred. I also teach beginner level ...

Nicholas W. Minneapolis, MN

Instruction is primarily focused on general technique, reading music and applying it to the Mandolin. An emphasis on Bluegrass and classical notation and playing.

About Nicholas

EDUCATION New England Conservatory - Music Composition (John Mallia) St. Petersburg State Conservatory N.A. N. Rimsky-Korsakov - Music Composition (Sergei Slonimsky) TEACHING EXPERIENCE Instrumental Music - Riviera Middle School (2006-2011) - St. Petersburg, FL - Private instruction (All winds & brass), music history Instrumental Music - Patel Conservatory (2010-2011) - Tampa, FL - Youth Orchestra Manager, Librarian, Private Instructor (Guitar) Private instruction - Guitar/Mandolin (2006-Present) Tampa, FL & New York, NY Horn (2006-Present) Tampa, FL & New York, NY I am also an accomplished composer and arranger in a variety of styles,

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Jess K. September 18, 2014
Mandolin · In home
Nick is great musician and a fun teacher to work with. He was my mandolin instructor in New York this past year. I'm a professional singer who was looking to pick up a new instrument, and Nick was a great teacher. He has a lot of creative strategies for teaching and working with different learning styles, and is great at letting the student set the tone of the lesson. He's extremely knowledgeable, and more important, his love of music and teaching shines through--his lessons are fun!
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Serena B. September 9, 2014
Guitar · In studio
Nick is a wonderful teacher. He is patient, encouraging, fun, and knowledgeable. Nick also has a lot of tricks up his sleeve, and understands how to connect with a student's individual needs and wishes. I've made progress on my instrument that wouldn't have been possible with Nick's guidance and advice.

If you're looking for a great guitar teacher, take lessons with Nick!
Scott K. Minneapolis, MN

I have been teaching mandolin since 2004. I focus on proper technique, while also developing ear training and improvisation skills.I basically want to make sure the student has fun and enjoys the experience of learning and playing, while developing their skills on mandolin.

About Scott

Scott K is a multi-instrumentalist/performer/composer. He has been a music director for Brave New Workshop, Idiot Box, and Blue Umbrella Productions. He has most recently performed in Flying Foot Forum’s production of "Alice in Wonderland" and Plymouth Playhouse's production of "Ring Of Fire". He composes and produces music for film, theatre, and other media. Scott currently performs with Orkestar Bez Ime (OBI), an award-winning Twin Cities group that specializes in folk music from the Balkan and Eastern European regions. Scott has also performed Irish folk music, classic funk/soul/r&b, and electronica, while specializing in solo acoustic guitar, both classical and folk styles.

Michael B. Saint Paul, MN

I have had a lot of experience playing basic chords and scales on the mandolin. I wont make you David Grisman but I can help you find it fun and easy to play rhythm and some lead!

About Michael

I have been a bleeding heart singer/songwriter ever since I was a teenager. My main genre being folk/rock, I started playing guitar at the age of 12 and was singing, playing and writing by the time I was 15. Having been through many music classes myself (mainly in college as a temporary music major at the University of Montana), my collection of knowledge with basic theory and composition combined with my extensive experience with mainstream rock songwriting and performance provides the perfect tools necessary for a beginning or intermediate, aspiring music performer. I used to give private lessons in my later teens/ early twenties so I know how to make the experience fun and easy. and am finishing up a BA English degree at Metro State University. My proficiency in reading and writing

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