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Kevin F.

33 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
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Kevin F.

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I have played Pan for 26 years and love to help others learn how fantastic the instrument can be!

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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Heather S.
Kevin is very personable and easy to work with. He provides simple explanations in a way that makes it “click.” I enjoy my lessons and would highly recommend him.
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David E.

3 Reviews
Maple Grove, MN
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Rachel Z.

4 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $43
  • Marketing & Management from Wartburg College
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel Z.

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Teaching others music education is my passion! Each lesson is tailored to the individual student based on his/her age, skill level, and musical interests with heavy emphasis on game-based learning.

About Rachel

Teaching others music education is my passion! Each lesson is tailored to the individual student based on his/her age, skill level, and musical interests. Students usually begin with a common course book such as Alfred or Faber series including studies in the following areas: Repertoire, Technic, Sc

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Shirzad R.
Rachel was such a pleasure to work with.
Very knowledgeable and patient. Definitely a great teacher and would recommend her to everyone. It was very easy to work with her. Our girls loved learning from her and always looked forward to class days with her.
Ashley
Rachel is an amazing, encouraging, and patient piano teacher. As an adult picking up piano for the first time it was a bit intimidating to me, but she makes it fun and allows you to go at your own pace. You can definitely tell she has a passion for music and it comes across in the way in which she teaches.
Ethan &.
Rachel was wonderful with our son! (4 & 7)
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Raycurt J.

19 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Spanish, Italian
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY.
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Raycurt J.

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Give me the beat. Basic three piece trap-set to eight piece wih cymbols. Have you the drive to make the Rhythm?
To achieve the motion necessary in the music and set the other instruments on the roll to Rock.
Counting the structure of time in musc. Learn the system .
This all applies to purcussion instrtuments alike. Just different techniques to clockwork timing.
Dance makes a music.

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.
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Laura P.

14 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music and Musicology from Sorbonne
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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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Paul K.

11 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B.A. in Music from University of Minnesota
  • Teaching since 2019
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Paul K.

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I have played blues, hard rock, fingerpicking, folk, and jazz music on the guitar since 2006. I have played onstage in rock bands and jazz combos and received years of private instruction. I am a chronic improviser, a composer, a creative musician, and a music theory geek.

My enthusiasm for the guitar is related to its irreplaceable role in genres that are uniquely and beautifully American like blues, bluegrass, and rock 'n' roll.

I can teach you how to play the basics, how to solo, how to write a song, how to play jazz chords, how to play rock riffs, how to groove, how to fingerpick, or whatever you want to learn.

Check out my guitar lesson demo video on my profile to hear me play!

About Paul

I have played piano my whole life, and I also play guitar and trumpet. I love jazz, classical, contemporary, and rock music and many other diverse styles. I am an improviser, composer, and music theory enthusiast, very in touch with the creative side of music. I’m easygoing and patient. I put

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Darren
Paul took the time to get to know me and my interests, which is valuable to me. Plus he's very knowledgable and has an easy going manner
Kj T.
Excellent first lesson. Looking forward to many more.
Edwin B.
Thank you.

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"Shannon is a great instructor and just a cool, funny person. She makes learning fun and even when she's being critical (that's what I pay her for, btw), she does it in such a way as to truly be helpful. I thoroughly enjoy my lessons. It's a highlight of my week, and my friends, who I play music and sing with, have noticed a real improvement in my singing voice since I've been working with her. I highly recommend hiring her as your vocal coach. FYI, I am a male in my 50's who just started singing in recent years. I wish I had been working with her since I was in my teens or 20's."
Kendall
Took Singing lessons from Shannon F.
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"Sandra was terrific ... it's been ages since I did any singing and she made me feel very comfortable reengaging. I'm really looking forward to working with her going forward."
Thomas
Took Singing lessons from Sandra H.
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"David is very good with a first-time novice and his easy going style makes it easy to learn."
Toby
Took Banjo lessons from David B.
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"Rodolfo is very clear on the use of the voice in many ways. I’ve improved my singing and songwriting and he helped me connect with producers to develop my music project."
Ben
Took Singing lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"I thought the lesson went very well. Am looking forward to the next one."
Shirley
Took Piano lessons from Adam K.
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"First lesson went well. My daughter enjoyed herself and had fun. Looking forward to the next lesson"
Saniya
Took Piano lessons from Julie L.
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"Jimmy is a great music teacher. He blends music theory and application in the right proportion to suit your needs. By teaching the fundamentals of music theory, he enables you to build a strong foundation. It's challenging for me to find time to practice but music lessons from Jimmy inspires me to make time to practice and dig deeper into music theory. The best part about his teaching style is that he structures and adapts his lessons to ensure that the student is having fun learning."
Kapil
Took Ukulele lessons from James R.
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"I really like Mike.

First off - he is SUPER punctual. The one time he was running late I even got a timely text message warning.

Second - he is very good at diagnosing issues and providing the right exercise/coaching.

Third - he is very flexible. I feel him supporting my music choices... not imposing his still or preferences.

And finally - he seems to me (I'm not good enough to judge) VERY skilled as a player... able to deconstruct songs, able to transpose quickly, able to find alternative strumming patterns.

I really feel very good about recommending him.

Gary"
Gary
Took Guitar lessons from Mike B.
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"I am thrilled with Ronald. In my opinion, I definitely having the best and most experienced music teacher in the state of Colorado. He was in contact with me a few times before my first lesson, so I already was already comfortable with Ronald when he came to my door. Ronald has a lifetime of experience, and he seems to have never met a stranger. He is easy-going and knowledgeable. He put me at ease as he sat down to play and teach me about my organ for a couple of minutes before we got out the lesson book, and it was my turn. He teaches and repeats and encourages without hurrying to the next step. It was fun.
I'm excited about practicing and my future accomplishments with Ron's expert and encouraging ways of teaching."
Marjorie
Took Organ lessons from Ronald G.
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Ira
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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