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Raycurt J.

19 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY.
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Raycurt J.

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As a performing artist I wish to share the technique of presentation.
Concert or the Musical stage The duties of the performer to achieve success for auditions or shows.

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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Alex M.

23 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Music Performance - Guitar from University of St. Thomas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex M.

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I have been performing music most of my life & have acquired many tips & tricks along the way, from show choirs to progressive rock bands & back again.

About Alex

My name is Alex. I'm a multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, Oud, bouzouki, keyboards, voice, drums, flute, etc.), composer, performer, recording artist, arranger/orchestrator/transcriber, recording engineer/producer & music educator. I graduated from the University of St. Thomas "Cum Laude" in

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Ron P.
Alex was awesome- I really enjoyed the time and learned a lot Alex has a great skill of being able to connect with people.
Cathleen
Alex is a terrific teacher. He really connects with my son and introduces new musical ideas to him. My son is always happy after his lessons with Alex whether they meet in person or streaming.
Richard B.
One cannot do better than lessons with Alex. He is extremely knowledgeable and explains the most difficult concepts in a clear and perceptive ways.

Colin M.

16 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 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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David P.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Hebrew
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
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David P.

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I mentor and guide students who want to play as free lance musicians in various playing situations including gigs, recitals, concerts, etc.. I prepare students for various performance situations and instruct them on proper preparation techniques.

About David

Learning to play music goes beyond understanding how to play an instrument alone. It is a craft and mentorship that teaches us the value of self expression, creativity, communication, focus, and more. As a professional musician, music therapist and educator, I understand what it takes to show you h

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Nicole Tartaglia
Very nice and works well with kids. We are using him for remote piano for our 5 year old daughter, he helped us with the setup and and it works really well! Already recommending him to my friends with younger kids!
Joe
Dave is excellent with my 5 year old daughter. Great approach combining music theory and technical training all while keeping the attention of my child. Could not be any happier with our experience:)
Avi
We had great experience with David. One of my kids learning drums and the second one - piano. Both of them don’t have any experience before and they do great progress during their learning for 3-4 months - bi weekly zoom lessons. David teach them and help us to select the right instruments and other relevant materials
Highly recommended
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Barbara M.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. Music from S.U.N.Y Cortland
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Barbara M.

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Experienced in Musical Theater and Performance; Personal attention to bring out student's individual style.

About Barbara

Music has been an integral part of my world, playing a major role in both my personal and professional life. I embrace the chance to be immersed in it, to share my enthusiasm for and expertise in the area of the music education experience, promoting creative development and student performance skil

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Barbara is an excellent teacher. She is very encouraging and positive. She makes the process fun by focusing on learning songs and allowing the student to pick the songs the student wants to learn. We focus on the basics--playing the right chords, singing on key and choosing a strumming pattern that fits the song. In the several months we have been working together I have found that I have improved dramatically in all three areas. Previously, on my own I had a great deal of trouble making progress. In addition to learning to play the guitar she has helped me tremendously with singing, which I never thought I could do at all. I have really enjoyed the experience.
David
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Aria T.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, Czech, German, French
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 14 and up
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Aria T.

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About Aria

(With regards to the ages taught, it is more a matter of experience so much as chronological age.) I'm glad you've decided to take voice lessons. It's a decision impossible to regret. You find your Self and learn to sing fully at the same time! And a whole lot more. When I'm not voice teachi

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Olivia
I love working with Aria! She is an excellent teacher. She worked with me on classical repertoire in Italian, German, French and English. Sbe helped me prepare for performances, scholarship competitions, program auditions, and my college auditions. She is knowledgable, patient, understanding and always willing to find time to help. She's great!
Jamie
Dr Thome is an excellent teacher. She not only loves music, but understands it. She is quite talented at sharing that knowledge with her students, helping them to grow musically. She is great with scheduling--accommodating extra lessons as necessary and able. Her work with my daughter is stellar. Aria helped her prepare for multiple auditions, performances and her conservatory auditions. I highly recommend her.
Angela
Aria is a joy, a light, and an overall wonderful human being. She is knowledgeable and makes singing a wonderful experience. She helped me prepare for my St. Louis Muny audition and I could tell that my technique and overall confidence improved. I was very pleased with my audition (that’s big for someone who is very self-critical). I also had the pleasure of learning various choral arrangements and catholic hymns and performed them with Aria as my accompanist for weddings. It was a wonderful experience.

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Minneapolis, MN

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Minneapolis is $70. 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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$42 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$70 average

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"Cory is helpful and encouraging, and incredibly knowledgeable in his line of work."
Leah
Took Music Performance lessons from Cory H.
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"My daughter Ashley has studied with Stacey for over 2 years. She is a wonderful teacher. She is very patient and makes lessons fun but productive. She wants the very best for her students and works very hard to make sure that they excel in their chosen field of music. Stacey always made sure that Ashley was prepared for upcoming competitions, college auditions and even helped her find scholarship opportunities.Stacey has also worked with numerous other students that Ashley attended school with and they absolutely love her as well. I would highly recommend Stacey to anyone in need of a good music instructor."
Ashley
Took Music Performance lessons from Stacey S.
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"Really enjoyed my first lesson. Leah explains things in a way that is very helpful and easy to understand. I'm really looking forward to my next lesson!"
Ken
Took Music Performance lessons from Leah L.
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"Amazing teacher with a gift for connecting with children and fostering a love of music."
Haruna
Took Music Performance lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Hallie's dedication and passion is second to none. I had the honor to see her at Sewanee conducting a symphony performing a piece that she composed. In order to put that production together, she had to conceive of the piece, write the parts for each performer, and teach all the musicians how it should sound through rehearsal. It was amazing. That same weekend, she was the soloist performer for a flute concerto and you could see that she really knows her stuff! Her ability to communicate her vast musical knowledge is what makes her a fabulous teacher. I highly recommend Hallie for your music lessons."
April
Took Music Performance lessons from Hallie C.
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"For the past couple months, I've been holding down the drum chair for a local San Diego band Aaron and I play with regularly called Quel Bordel! Aaron is super passionate about creating music and provides a fun atmosphere when playing live. He's encouraging, quick witted, enthusiastic and REALLY GOOD! Watching a crowd go crazy during his solos is definitely a testament to his skill as a guitar player and performer. Playing with someone with such a high skill set pushes me to play better myself and hopefully so will you!"
Chad
Took Music Performance lessons from Aaron D.
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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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"Preparing for a performance at my friend's wedding. His experience has been vital in prepping me to anticipate variables and how to play through mistakes etc."
Ingrid
Took Music Performance lessons from Phil C.
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"Mr. B. is my go-to expert on all things musical. I know very little about music and Mr. B is always eager to help."
Ben
Took Music Performance lessons from Eric B.
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"I really enjoyed my singing session with Robert. I had so much fun during my session, and felt confident for my audition. He is definitely a teacher who knows what he is doing and will make sure you learn while having fun. This definitely will not be my last session."
Kaira
Took Music Performance lessons from Robert H.
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