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Kevin F.

32 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
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Kevin F.

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Afro-Cuban style Congas is fun and exciting. I can show you how to play so that you can perform with groups in school or groups out on the town!

About Kevin

I have a Percussion Performance Degree from Arizona State University, have authored over 6 books on how to play better including: ART Approach to Keyboard Percussion Sightreading, ART Approach to Rhythm!, Turn It Up & Lay It Down, The Book (with Joe Bergamini and Spence Strand) I have over 26 years

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David E.

3 Reviews
Maple Grove, MN
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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David E.

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Hello. My lessons are for beginning and intermediate students looking to improve their skills for school band or full drum set. Students will need to have acoustic drums to allow for practice between sessions. We will work on your skill-set relative to your level of experience. Each lesson will build on the next. My goal is to help students grow with their comfort and confidence. If you are comfortable and confident, then you will have fun. It all works together.

About David

I started drumming at the age of 12. First Junior High Band, then High School Band, Drum & Bugle Corp on the weekends, High School Marching Band, High School Jazz Band, Garage Bands, and Rock Bands playing gigs. Then College Band, College Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, and drumming three nights a w

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Raiden H.
David is an excellent teacher! My son enjoys his personality and is learning so much. He is really growing as a musician after only 3 lessons. David is very flexible and easy to work with. He is easily contacted and promptly responds to any questions we have. Because of his extensive musical experience, David has the skills to teach every genre. We are enjoying his teaching plan on continuing lessons with David for a long time.
Brinda S.
Great experience so far. David has been teaching my daughter who is a beginner in Drums, so far so good. He makes sure to send us an email after classes to follow up and assign Homework. Will definitely recommend.
Trinity B.
Awesome lesson
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John S.

17 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. - Psychology from St. Olaf College
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John S.

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- 10 Years Teaching Experience
- Professional Musician
- Flexible teaching style (written notation, ear training, play-a-long songs)
- Patient & fun learning environment

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, honing

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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
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Raycurt J.

19 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, Geman
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Raycurt J.

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Basic of centering the body for performance of various music cultues.
There's a dance for every motif of music or a gesture of emotion.

About Raycurt

Thirty years of private lessons for Voice, Violin, Viola, Piano, and Music Theory. Music IS the universal communicator, educator, healer, and conflict mediator. We expose our children to music to ignite their awareness and stimulate natural learning concepts. I share my knowledge to connect to

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Raycurt is not only knowledgeable, he is extremely skilled. He is thorough and maximizes time by providing superb instruction. My son looks forward to attending his classes; and I am a parent who is beyond pleased with Raycurt’s level of expertise.
Ben E.
This was a really unfortunate and wasted experience. Raycurt was wildly unprepared to teach. He brought a broken metronome and almost no sheet music/lesson plan. I had spoken both to the sales rep and Raycurt himself prior to the lesson and he was still fully unprepared.

I also explained my level of experience and was assured Raycurt was qualified to teach at the level I needed, but he came off as less knowledgable than me, which was particularly disappointing.

Worst of all, after multiple hours of speaking on the phone, I couldn't get my money back for this lesson.

I'd strongly recommend not using takelessons at all, they've put a horrible taste in my mouth for their entire service.
Reed E.
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Laura P.

14 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $32
  • Speaks French, English
  • Master of Music and Musicology from Sorbonne
  • Awarded Best of Lessons.com 2020 from Lessons.com
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Laura P.

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Born in the Midwest, I spent seven graduate years in Paris performing, teaching, and researching. I have come to see music lessons as both an intensely personal process and as an interpersonal process.

To beginners: anyone at any age can learn basic piano skills if they devote ten minutes a day to it.
To intermediate players: my goal is to train you to be your own primary teacher.
To advanced students: I can give you artistic colors for the palette and tools for the journey.

Currently, I can only take new students taking lessons on a weekly basis.

About Laura

Music is personal and brings us into contact both with ourselves and with a force beyond us. I am passionate about the spiritual awareness that results from the study of performing arts. I have worked with ages 3 to 75, with kids, youth, and adults with ADD, ADHD, OCD, anxiety, cerebral palsy, s

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Amanda
Laura was great! I am really excited to continue working with her. She is kind, and very knowledgeable.
Kirsten L.
She added to my musical knowledge by helping me express myself through technique.
Bayley T.
My girlfriend and I are both total beginners who had never/rarely sung in front of other people before, but Laura makes us feel super comfortable! I thought it would be a challenge to do singing lessons with two different people, but she gives both of us attention and great tips. She is very knowledgeable and encouraging, and we're both learning a lot! Thank you so much!
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Maria F.

5 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
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  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Ballet from New York City Ballet
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Maria F.

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I am a former ballerina so my Fitness Barre is based in Ballet.

Students will work on their strength, flexibility and overall conditioning the entire body.

Depending on the age and levels, students will use a Barre, Chair, counter top during the Barre Exercises as well as Light Free Hand held weights- Bands for resistance or simply just use your own body weight during exercises.

In this fun lesson, Students will gain flexibility and strength from the workout.

About Maria

Hello Dancers- I have been dancing since I was a small child-I always wanted to be a ballerina and even though my path has taken some unexpected turns my life has always been centered around dance. I was bless to have study and dance with NYC Ballet. I couldn’t ask for a better training! I

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Alpa
I took in person classes with Maria for three years at the YMCA in Minneapolis. I was so sad when she was let go from there due to the Covid furloughs. I gained so much flexibility and strength. And she was so much fun as a teacher and played great music!
Morgan W.
Maria is kind and a very skilled instructor.
Ping
Perfect teacher. My son loves working with Miss Maria.

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"Kim was awesome!! Very patient and entertaining - while still getting the job done! He's got a great perspective on the importance of the basics how that foundation - even simple tweaks - will make a difference that grows as my skills do. "Don't rehearse the curse" - play consciously, so every shot is on purpose...with the correct mechanics. GREAT instructor!!!"
Jill
Took Billiards lessons from Kim "The Dragon" Y.
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"Very helpful. Exactly what I signed up for. Recommend Thomas highly. Good guy."
Chuck
Took Chess lessons from Thomas H.
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"My son has improved a lot after he started taking chess lessons from Mr. Siddharth. He has learnt a lot of new techniques and is excited to use them in games."
Antony
Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"I enrolled my 11-year old daughter in Felicia's Saturday sewing class. Because the lesson is some distance from our house, I stuck around and observed the lessons. Felicia is unfailingly patient, kind and unhurried. She does not jump in and take over if something goes wrong; she teaches the child to cut, measure, stitch, etc. and expects the child to master and complete the task alone. Her classes are fun and my daughter has taken a real interest in sewing."
Kathleen
Took Sewing lessons from Felicia A.
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"I really enjoyed very helpful and knowledgeable!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Vena H.
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"Bonnie is very nice and made me feel comfortable on my first lesson with her. So glad I came across these private lessons online!"
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Took Knitting lessons from Bonnie N.
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"Erin is a great teacher. She was patient and had a very good camera that allowed me to see exactly what was happening as we crocheted. I am so happy to have found her!"
Merryn
Took Crocheting lessons from Erin R.
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"Enjoyable first lesson! Very comfortable working environment and lovely teacher."
Michelle
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"My first experience was very pleasant! Mya is a very knowledgeable, caring instructor. She showed me parts on my own machine (per my request) that I wasn't aware of and/or I was not using properly.

I had already signed up for 5 classes, however, I already know I would definitely continue if I needed more instruction. Thanks so much for this service!"
Joan
Took Sewing lessons from Mya Mya Seinn T.
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"Billards is my new favorite hobby thanks to great instruction from David. He is super patient and gets excited when he sees progress. I'm looking forward to many more lessons."
Mary
Took Billiards lessons from David B.
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