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Zachary J.

8 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance, Theatre Arts and Psychology (triple major) from Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zachary J.

8 Reviews
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About Zachary

Zachary is a multi-talented teacher and performer. He teaches violin, piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, banjo and more. As a singer/ songwriter, he has released 3 cds, tours nationally with over 100 dates per year and has shared the stage with multiple multi-Grammy award winners. He is an inspiration

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James A.
Great experience with Zach. I'm still learning how to sing properly, though.
Aubrey C.
Great with kids!
Abby W.
Relates to a 13 year old very well and is very professional.
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Chris D.

11 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $37
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chris D.

11 Reviews
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The basics on mandolin through some standard bluegrass tunes. Personally, I'm a fan of all-things Chris Thile (Nickel Creek, Punch Brothers, his solo material, etc...) but it's great to dive into the bluegrass classics to get started!

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!
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Ben E.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ben E.

3 Reviews
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In addition to being a percussionist, I am also a mandolin player with experience playing Celtic, Bluegrass and Old Time music. With an emphasis on rhythm and technique I can help take your mandolining to the next level!

About Ben

Benjamin is a percussionist and mandolin player from North Carolina. Coming out of a folk music tradition he has expanded his interest into the world of electronic music, free improvisation and world music. He most recently visited Dublin to work with composer Cal Folger Day on a historical Operett

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Danya
Ben is a fun mandolin teacher and very thoughtful! He brings great tunes and gives helpful feedback to improve how you play.
Henry
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Concetta A.
Ben is a caring and thoughtful teacher. He helped me out at my studio teaching drum lessons for a 5 year old student and they had a great time working together! 5 Stars *****

Meet Online Mandolin Teachers Serving Minneapolis, MN

Sam K.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
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Popular Mandolin, Bluegrass, Old-Timey, Rock, Blues, chords, scales, licks

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through
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Andrew H.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Independent Music Award from IMA
  • Music from Elon University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew H.

33 Reviews
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*Adults*
Whether you are a beginner or have been playing for years my comprehensive lessons will help you to quickly realize your musical goals. I tailor each lesson to fit your individual needs and will get you strumming your favorite songs, reading music, taking soaring solos, or writing your own melodies while simultaneously deepening your understanding of the language of music. At the end of each lesson you’ll receive an MP3 of all the material covered.

*Kids*
I believe in building music fundamentals while fostering a love of playing. My fun, imaginative, and age appropriate classes are just right for any budding musician! Each lesson is customized to get the individual student excited about music, that means playing songs they like and having fun while learning the essential techniques and developing musicality. I have extensive experience working with children 5-16 and adapt my teaching to promote success for each unique student.

*Genres*
Pop, Folk, Rock, Blues, Jazz, ...

About Andrew

*Adults* Whether you are a beginner or have been playing for years my comprehensive lessons will help you to quickly realize your musical goals. I tailor each lesson to fit your individual needs and will get you strumming your favorite songs, reading music, taking soaring solos, or writing your o

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Michael D.
Andrew is awsome, and has a wonderful teaching skills
Patrick K.
Thanks. I’m nervous about my brain working it all.
Michael D.
Great Teacher very patiant.
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Ben E.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Ben E.

3 Reviews
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Online Mandolin Teacher

In addition to being a percussionist, I am also a mandolin player with experience playing Celtic, Bluegrass and Old Time music. With an emphasis on rhythm and technique I can help take your mandolining to the next level!

About Ben

Benjamin Engel is a percussionist and mandolin player from North Carolina. Coming out of a folk music tradition he has expanded his interest into the world of electronic music, free improvisation and world music. He most recently visited Dublin to work with composer Cal Folger Day on a historical O

Recent Reviews
Danya
Ben is a fun mandolin teacher and very thoughtful! He brings great tunes and gives helpful feedback to improve how you play.
Henry
👍
Concetta A.
Ben is a caring and thoughtful teacher. He helped me out at my studio teaching drum lessons for a 5 year old student and they had a great time working together! 5 Stars *****

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Average Cost of Mandolin Lessons in Minneapolis, MN

The average cost of 60-minute mandolin lessons in Minneapolis is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $106 per hour.
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$37 average
45 min
$49 average
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$63 average

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"Steve is bringing me along at a good pace that challenges me to improve each week. He is very patient and helpful in showing me how to achieve the right results on the mandolin, and makes each lesson enjoyable. I can hear the improvement in my playing each week."
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Took Mandolin lessons from Steve G.
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"Great instructor with great patience for zero experience student. Looking forward to next lesson. I'm hooked."
- Joe
Took Mandolin lessons from Ben H.
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Took Mandolin lessons from Grant H.
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"My first lesson was great! I am a brand new player and Tara made it very easy to understand. I am very excited to learn more."
- Cindy
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Took Mandolin lessons from Rachel C.
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"Gio is priceless!Gio has been working with our 3 year old teaching him the mandolin for 6 months now. We find his commitment,expertise+personality impeccable. I would advise you to take lessons from no other. He is a star!"
- Cynthia
Took Mandolin lessons from Gio A.
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"Daniel knows music and teaching very well. Looking forward the next lesson!"
- Jean-Baptiste
Took Mandolin lessons from Daniel E.
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"Enjoying the lessons. Phil is very knowledgeable and pleasant."
- Yvonne Bryant
Took Mandolin lessons from Phil H.
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"Glen is a very knowledgable teacher. He makes it easy to understand what I'm doing wrong, and right."
- Rod
Took Mandolin lessons from Glenn S.
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"Kelvin is a talented, caring and effective teacher, able to spot technical, as well as musical, errors online. It has been a pleasure to take lessons from him - and I have progressed well beyond my expectations thanks to his expertise. I highly recommend him."
- Jack
Took Mandolin lessons from Kelvin L.
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