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Lauren V.

14 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Coolest Teacher from Student Body
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Lauren V.

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A must for every musician! I love teaching music theory because of how important it is. Once you understand the basics, your appreciation for music will only grow!

About Lauren

Lauren graduated from McNally Smith College of Music magna cum laude in 2011 with a bachelors in vocal performance. She played everywhere from Duluth. Minnesota to Lima, Peru: sharing the stage with artists as diverse as Andres Prado and Judi Donaghy. In addition to her McNally Smith Degree, Lauren

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Adrian L.
Very interesting first lesson. I feel she is going to be a great teacher for Adrian.
Ki
Kind, patient, and knowledgeable.
Lisa
My daughter looked forward to meeting with Lauren and felt like the work with Lauren was very helpful.
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Chris D.

11 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Advanced
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Chris D.

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You can expect not only understanding music theory from the basics to advanced concepts but learning about it in a way that is applicable to the goals you have for your instrument or songwriting/composing.

About Chris

Chris grew up hearing his dad play guitar around the house and at live shows. He “caught the bug” around age 13 and hasn’t stopped playing since! He’s been teaching guitar since 2003 and received his Bachelor of Arts in Music at North Central University in 2008 where he studied jazz, blues, rock, c

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Renee
My 15 year-old son started guitar this summer. He has truly enjoyed working with Chris. Chris is patient and encouraging, as well as being a cool guy that my son looks up to.
Helen
My 13-years old son was reluctant to take music lessons. He had not liked piano (with a different instructor) when he was younger, but agreed to try guitar. Since the first trial lesson, he has been excited to learn more!

Chris is a fun teacher who knows his stuff and who communicates well with both his students and their parents. I have three kids and have found it’s difficult to find a teacher who is responsive to parents + engaging with youth + gifted at music.

His rates are very reasonable for our area. His in-home lesson space is professional and comfortable — I get to sit on a comfy couch and get work done during my son’s weekly lesson. In addition, Chris goes above and beyond to make sure the lessons are meeting our expectations. He tracked down strings for us when we accidentally broke one. He has rescheduled lessons due to our busy schedules. He is genuinely kind and such a pleasure to work with — we couldn’t be more thrilled!
Brian
Our kids have loved working with Chris. He picks songs they're excited to play, teaches them patiently, and has a lot of fun with them. They've made a ton of progress since they started with Chris, and they're always excited to see him!

Matthew S.

15 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $45
  • Masters in Piano from University of South Carolina
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
  • Teaching since 2008
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Matthew S.

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Music theory teaching assistantship at the university level. I've taught college students as a class and individually.

About Matthew

M.M. in Piano Performance, B.A. in Performance and Pedagogy. Offering an accelerated course of all styles tailored specifically to each individual. No extra costs of materials, everything provided by Mr. S. His focus is to make music fun for any level student and encourage students to be creative,

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AJ
Matt was fantastic and flexible!
Matias
Very fun & awesome piano tutor!
Gail G.
Matt is great! Learned a few things at my first lesson. Looking forward to my next lesson.

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Dr. Francis H.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dr. Francis H.

6 Reviews
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I am a Brooklyn based pianist, composer and educator. Beginning from classical music then switched to jazz world, I earned Doctorate of Piano Performance at UT Austin and Master of Jazz Studies at New York University, where I also worked as Adjunct Instructor of Jazz/Pop Piano.

I've performed in various concert format including solo piano, chamber music, collaborative piano, jazz ensemble, jazz orchestra, and contemporary music band with singers. My debut jazz trio album "Before Dawn" featuring Billy Drummond, was released in 2018 with positive media reviews.

With the professional experiences in piano performance more than 27 years, I am not only possesses a profound repertoire in both classical and jazz, but also interprets the music from both perspectives in my performance and teaching.

As a pianist and band leader, I've performed in many music venues in New York including Club Bonafide, Rockwood Music Hall, ShapeShifter Lab, Tomi Jazz, Tishman Auditorium, Queensborough ...

About Dr. Francis

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Dr. Francis began playing classical piano at the age of six. In 2011, Francis moved to the United States to pursue a Doctorate in Classical Piano Performance at The University of Texas at Austin, where he studied with Gregory Allen, the Grand Prize winner of the 1980 Arthur

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Saleena H.
Francis is very knowledgeable and helpful regarding both technique and musicianship. he's also pleasant and encouraging. i feel i made progress at the first lesson and am looking forward to continuing to work with him
Ian
Great teacher, very knowledgable, patient, and tailors the lesson extremely well!
Ethan
Great musician, pianist, and a very patient teacher.
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Denise B.

164 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Bulgarian, Turkish, Italian, German, Russian
  • B.M.A Voice Performance from State Music Academy - Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Denise B.

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About Denise

I hold a Master's in Voice Performance degree from University of New Orleans and Bachelor of Science degree in Voice Performance from State Music Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria. In 2001, I toured with International European Opera Company which performed numerous times in Denmark, France, Italy and USA.

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Luke
Well organised lesson, knowledgeable teacher, and challenging - in a good way
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Lydia S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks German, French
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Lydia S.

6 Reviews
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I teach music theory every chance I have to unlock new areas of understanding for my students. When we understand the WHY and HOW, our foundation becomes solid, allowing the music making to grow more connected, more free, and more deep.

About Lydia

I teach students of all ages and stages. Having studied piano for 16 years and voice for 4 years, my students can expect to learn theory and technique along with repertoire. I encourage my students to practice for at least ten minutes every day! All members of my studio have the opportunity to perf

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Julia
Wonderful first lesson! Thank you.
Rachel Pasquini
We recently started piano lessons with Ms Lydia and we can’t say enough good things. Our daughter Emerson asks each day if Ms Lydia is coming to play piano. And we believe that is because of Ms Lydia's positive attitude, happy personality and ability to make learning music so much fun! Ms Lydia has already taught my daughter so much in regards to music and reading notes. Emerson enjoys each lesson so much that she practices the piano on her own. We are so grateful for Ms Lydia. She’s engaging, caring and her passion for music is contagious!
Winslow
Lydia is a great teacher! She selects great music for my level and offers me suggestions to improve my ability. I enjoy practicing everyday and she never gets frustrated when I make mistakes but shows me correct fingering.

I began playing at 13 years old, and have taken lessons from many other teachers and now I'm 69 and have MS, she does a great job with me!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Maple Plain, MN

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Maple Plain is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$38 average
45 min
$52 average
60 min
$65 average

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"Shawn is very well informed on music theory. I have had discussions with him on numerous occasions, quite enlightening."
Todd
Took Music Theory lessons from Shawn G.
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"Man You Pretty, but please take another pic, You B-Scarry , look'on down @ yr pupils"
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Took Music Theory lessons from James W.
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"Honestly I couldn't have picked a better teacher. Above all else, Christian really takes the time to help you understand what he's teaching and how to apply it to your own playing. I've been playing guitar for 10 years now and before I started taking lessons from him, I never knew how much I didn't know. Every lesson is fun and engaging and definitely well worth the rate. Bar none."
Justin Kirschbaum
Took Music Theory lessons from Christian L.
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"AMAZING!

I met Dave in my music theory class at Ex'pression college. He's the reason why I'm making music today. I went from not knowing a thing about music theory or a piano to creating chord progressions, understanding modes, intervals, modal interchange, and how to read sheet music. He's extremely patient, professional, and easy to get along with. His passion for music and teaching is infectious, I highly recommend!!!"
Jerry
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Great teacher. Very kind, easy to understand, and covered quite a bit."
Andrew
Took Music Theory lessons from Billy D.
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"Tom has been working with our daughter to aid her in understanding the concepts of music theory. He is patient and provides outside material for her to reinforce the concepts they are working on together. He has a passion for teaching music and it is evident in his desire for his students to grow."
Annie
Took Music Theory lessons from Tom S.
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"Mr. Pleasanton explains concepts thoroughly and great insight on musical theory's."
Tyrone
Took Music Theory lessons from Tyreese P.
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"Music Theory and Music Performance

Ms. Wilma's enthusiasm for life and music shines through in her instrumental playing and teaching style. She shows a strong proficiency in many music genres and can teach different kinds of musical instruments.

She's reliable, experienced, professional, and easy to be around. One of her main strengths is her ability to convey musical thoughts in a way that is meaningful, constructive and easily understood.
I really enjoyed how she have enriched my ability to think about musical concepts, discuss theories in music, and listen to different types of music."
Wilma Evangeline
Took Music Theory lessons from Wilma Evangeline B.
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"Gabbi is a great teacher! I appreciate her thorough approach to ensure you've mastered the basics in order to be truly successful and self-sufficient musically."
Aaliyah
Took Music Theory lessons from Gabbi C.
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"Incredibly patient, she makes the lesson very easy to grasp, I've had other teachers but I've most excelled when taking lessons and receiving tutoring from Michelle! My theory and voice has improved incredibly because of her :)"
Melissa
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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