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Schroeder S.

12 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Schroeder S.

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Performing live music is tremendously difficult. There are secrets :)

About Schroeder

" There's a difference between playing the notes and making the Music. Wanna know the difference? "I've been a professional musician and teacher for over 35 years. I have a degree from the University of Minnesota and I studied music at the University of St. Thomas when I was in high school. I've pe

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Alan ..
Great teacher, fun classes, leaning a ton!
Leo R.
Schroeder is a breath of fresh air when it comes to teaching. He makes want learn more about music in general and the saxophone in particular.
Felicia A.
So positive and upbeat. Always just wants to get you playing and will help you get there in a fun way that will translate to skills you can take to the real world of music.
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John S.

17 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $50
  • B.A. - Psychology from St. Olaf College
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John S.

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- Professional gigging drummer for 10+ years
- Highly experienced with creating/running backing tracks & clicks
- Comfortable across a wide range of genres

About John

Hi, I'm John! I'm a full-time musician, currently splitting my time between teaching drums and touring with indie rock band Step Rockets. I've been fortunate enough to spend the past 12 years teaching, recording, and performing across North America. I started drumming at the age of 10, honin

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Chris T.
Excellent instructor! Positive, patient and great mix of focus on fundamentals vs. fun and challenging exercises to keep me engaged.
Jason G.
The first week is awesome. I had taken a class at a college for a quarter. I did very well and learned a lot. With that, John knew right where to start with me. Looking forward to getting the best sound I can. Thanks, John.
Maddy
John is THE BEST. He is as knowledgeable as they come, inspires my daughter to become her best self, is communicative and flexible. Honestly, I am scared he will become too popular — he's OURS! <3

Colin M.

16 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Colin M.

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Students will learn how to perform on stage in front of a live audience while playing drums. Students will learn how to look relaxed and confident in there playing and perform stick tricks as well.

About Colin

Colin has 20 years of experience spanning all genre's and styles of music. Countless hours of stage performance with bands. A love, drive and passion for music and drumming you won't find in any other instructor! Multiple studio recordings both behind the mixing board and behind the drum set. 10 ye

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Chad
Colin took the right amount of time to get to know my son and his skill level so that he could begin the instruction with what’s most relevant to my son. Colin was very patient and encouraging through out the lesson. My son is excited to come back for more lessons.
Kacen V.
Colin is very friendly and sociable. He taught us how to set up the drum kits on the first day.
Luke
Relaxed, novel lesson that has kept me thinking.

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Braxton P.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor's of Music: Bassoon Performance from Azusa Pacific University
  • Teaching since 2011
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Braxton P.

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As a performer, I have performed around the world on numerous instruments in international festivals, competitions, live, televised, studio and more. All of this came with a lot of hard work and dedication on both my part as well as the part of my own teachers. I have taken this wealth of knowledge and turned it into my own teaching method where I teach my students to be a whole musician that is highly capable and knowledgable.

About Braxton

Hello, I am Braxton Porter a Southern California multi-instrumentalist. My training has taken me around the world performing wind, strings, percussion and as a vocalist from little theaters in Italy to Notre Dame de Paris to Walt Disney concert hall. I have several degrees in music and specialize

Trevor P.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • Bachelor of Music in Classical Guitar from Webster University
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Trevor P.

49 Reviews
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Using battle-tested methods from years of performing, I will help you prepare for upcoming gigs, recitals and auditions.

About Trevor

I offer customized lessons based on your interests and the things you most want to learn. Using proven techniques from years of performing, teaching, and study I help my students make consistent progress while having fun. ***Areas of study*** Performance Singing & playing Music Theory Impr

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Liz Layton
Trevor is the real deal! He takes the time to get to know you and listen to what your needs may be or what you desire to accomplish in the lessons.
Then he breaks it down and takes the speed you are comfortable in learning and does not overwhelm you. I feel very comfortable with him and I am tons more advanced then I could even imagine. I’ve only done 3 sessions so far and can’t wait to see my progress with 5 more lessons to go. Great guy on top of it:). I highly recommend Trevor to anyone.
Albert R.
Hands on made simple
Michael B.
I've been working with Trevor for just over a year. His teaching goes beyond just dry technique and theory to answer the question "why am I doing this?" When you work with Trevor, there is purpose behind everything you do. He starts with your big picture goals and breaks them down into actionable steps that you can take feeling like it's going somewhere. This makes for way more efficient and exciting practice sessions. If you don't know exactly where you want to go with your playing, Trevor will help you find that as well.

Kara S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music - Vocal Performance from University of the Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Kara S.

9 Reviews
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Online Music Performance Teacher

I'll help you be the best performer you can be!

About Kara

Hello potential students! My name is Kara. I teach voice and piano to students of all ages online and in Doylestown, PA. Thank you so much for viewing my profile. I went to University of the Arts for my Bachelor's and Master's degree. I am a life-long learner and just started another Master'

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Libby B.
Kara is fantastic!!
Lindsay B.
Hadley
Really great first class, Kara is very patient and we had a very productive first lesson! My daughter is 5 and really looking forward to continue!

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Cottage Grove, MN

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Cottage Grove is $71. 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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"Greg is a true craftsman and consummate performer. I can’t think of a better Bass Player I’ve had the pleasure to work with."
Bill
Took Music Performance lessons from Greg C.
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"Melanie is incredibly thoughtful and thorough in her approach to teaching voice. She is the most patient and knowledgeable teacher I've ever had. If I've ever not understood a concept, she helps me to work through it in my time. She quickly identified my strengths and helped me to keep them strong while working diligently improving my weakest parts. I highly recommend her if you are looking for someone who will be the best teacher you have ever had."
Ashley
Took Music Performance lessons from Melanie A.
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"We just wanted to thank you so much for all your help over the last few months in preparing Sara for her recitals. Her talent show at school was last night and she did fabulously and projected for all to hear and she couldn’t have done it without your teaching!"
Jennifer
Took Music Performance lessons from Melissa M.
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"I was Lilia's mentor at California Institute of the Arts for three years. She is a hard worker, very determined and disciplined and a very promising, unique artist. Although she is primarily a guitarist she is also a highly trained and accomplished gymnast and acrobat. I have no doubt that Lilia makes an exciting, flexible and compassionate teacher."
Miroslav
Took Music Performance lessons from Lilia B.
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"Tom is an amazing music instructor! My review won’t even scratch the surface of explaining what a fantastic teacher he is! Tom has taught our 4 children since 2008 when they started at School of Rock (SOR). When Tom left SOR and started giving private lessons, we left SOR because we saw the value Tom gave our children. He does a great job of challenging his students, yet keeping it interesting for them. (He's still teaching our kids after 6 years; they never get bored with his lessons and look forward to them every week!) Tom also does a fantastic job of blending music theory into everything he teaches. Our oldest child has a passion for music, and is now studying music at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Tom played a huge part in our son getting into Berklee and giving him the skills he needs to succeed while there. I recommend Tom to any level of student. He is simply the best!"
Kevin
Took Music Performance lessons from Thomas M.
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"Buzz is an excellent teacher and brings real world music experience into his instruction. As a touring musician, producer, song writer, and arranger, Buzz has an understanding of practical application. When I perform, I am always looking for ways to play smarter, and Buzz always helps with that. Buzz will break down music theory in a way that makes sense and that I can apply to my own playing on gigs and in rehearsal sessions. Buzz is a tremendous teacher for beginners (I have watched him give lessons to young students and he is excellent) , but if you are an experienced player and are just looking to get better, working with Buzz will get you there. I promise you'll play better after one lesson."
Alex
Took Music Performance lessons from Buzz A.
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"He's a great teacher!"
Karease
Took Music Performance lessons from Luis M.
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"Cheryl came by our Church Music Ministry in Detroit, and demonstrated her great music skills, dexterity, singing excellence, and versatility on both Organ and Piano. Her many years of experience make her an outstanding choice for professional music training. Her congeniality warmed the hearts of our Choir members and others she encountered."
Aaron
Took Music Performance lessons from Cheryl M.
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"Where to begin? Mary Ann Graham is a top-notch singer-songerwriter, guitarist, and performer. Her expertise at what she does creatively as well as onstage is translated through her teaching. She is always prepared to give her students the best learning experience than they can receive, each according to their unique individual levels. Mary Ann is a top-notch, high-caliber music instructor, artist, and performer."
Forrest
Took Music Performance lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"My 7 year old son has been taking recorder lessons from Dimitry for almost 1 year now. Dimitry is very patient, encouraging, and enganging - considering that my son is on the younger side. Dimitry provides music instruction that is appropriate age and level wise, so my son feels accomplished and challenged at the same time.
We plan to continue with Dimitry and hopefully advance to the clarinet once his fingers can cover the clarinet holes and he has learned more music theory. My son looks forward to his music lessons. We are very pleased with his musical instruction."
Julia
Took Music Performance lessons from Dimitry C.
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