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Paul K.

11 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • B.A. in Music from University of Minnesota
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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.
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Raycurt J.

19 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $51
  • Speaks Geman, Spanish, Italian
  • 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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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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Schroeder S.

15 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $29
  • Awarded Leader from National Fraternal organization
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Schroeder S.

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Professional player. I can show you how to navigate what to do to sound GREAT!!!!!!!!

About Schroeder

" There's a difference between playing the notes and making the Music. Wanna know the difference? "I've been a professional musician and teacher for over 35 years. I have a degree from the University of Minnesota and I studied music at the University of St. Thomas when I was in high school. I've per

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Richard B.
My first lesson with Schroeder was a marvelous experience. Amazing enthusiasm he brings to the table. I recommend him to anyone who is beginning or is seeking to move up on the instrument. Can't wait for the next lesson.
Grant
Schroeder has done an excellent job teaching my son to play the saxophone. He makes the lessons fun and connects the learning to applicable examples that make sense to my child.
Brian
I loved my first lesson with Schroeder, he was knowledgeable, energetic and communicated in a great way! Looking very much forward to my next lesson.
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Kevin F.

33 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Rachel Z.

4 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $43
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 18; Female: 5 and up
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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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Richard W.

19 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $26
  • BA in Music from U of Minnesota, Duluth and Twin Cities Campuses
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Best Musical Act 2013 from Minnesota Renaissance Festival
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Richard W.

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As a self-taught guitarist who later went and got a college music degree, I tailor all my lessons to the student's age, ability level, music interests, and preferred learning style. No matter what music, riffs, parts, changes, or improvisational skills you want to learn, I can teach you. But more than that, I believe in teaching you how guitarists teach themselves.

About Richard

Rick's been teaching Guitar, Banjo, and Ukulele at his home, and at the Mount Olivet School of Music in South Minneapolis, ever since graduating with a degree in Music from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2003. He plays around town in couple bands and also does the occasional Pit Orchestra and

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Bob
As a 57 year old student Rich understands life and its commitments. I enjoy the half an hour with him. My appreciation for music has grown with Rich. He introduces me to material I would have never picked on my own. I am still taking banjo lessons because of Rich.
Thank you Rich. Bob
Jordan G.
Richard is awesome! Really knows his stuff and funny too!
Andrea
As an adult learner, I was put at ease and able to work on songs I was interested in right away. Wonderful teaching style.

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"Michael is really professional, smart and very knowledgeable . He has been teaching Calculus and I am learning a lot through his classes. He is always well prepare and make the classes very interesting. Overall and excellent teacher!"
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"He is very good at explaining and making math simple. He's helping me take algebra and geometry at the same time. My grades have defiantly improved! I really enjoy these lessons and help. I highly recommend him for a tutor."
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Took Algebra 1 lessons from Colin S.
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"Aalok Shah's in depth knowledge of admission testing, coupled with his easy demeanor, made all the difference for our son as he prepped for the college process. In addition to advising our son on the proper material to study, Aalok taught him to strategically tackle each section and manage his question answering time accordingly. He set up realistic weekly goals for our son to meet as well as providing many study guides and materials for his reference. We found Aalok’s advice on college planning extremely useful and he was always readily available to answer any questions that we had. Aalok’s calm and encouraging personality eased the stress surrounding standardized testing. This fall, our son will join the Rutgers University inaugural Honors College Class of 2019 with a full tuition, room & board scholarship worth $102,400. We are extremely grateful to Aalok for the integral role he played in making this happen. We cannot recommend Aalok highly enough to any family who is embarking on the college pathway."
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Took SAT lessons from Aalok S.
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"Kawin is a great teacher who cares for his students . He will do all he can to make sure you understand your lesson. Extra help he is right there to help. I would have never made it throughout my course without him. Great training, and he is worth ever dime he makes. If you want to make it through school, with someone who cares Kawin is the person to hire."
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Took Statistics lessons from Kawin R.
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"My 15-year-old just had his first lesson with Camelia. He needed help with his AP World DBQ essay. He said Camelia was extremely helpful. She has done more in one hour than his teacher in the past 2 months!"
Hunter
Took AP World History lessons from Camelia K.
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"Linda is very patient with my Asperger's/ADHD son. She has offered several different ways to approach his math work and clearly was thinking about new approaches between visits. She is a kind, gentle woman and having her help with the work has been so helpful. She even spent extra time to show him some guitar, in case we want to take lessons (upon my request because we're interested in that). Linda has offered advice on several resources that I didn't know about for my journey to assist my son with his challenges. We have been very happy with Linda."
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Took Elementary Math lessons from Linda L.
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"Nick is a great teacher for two of my teenage boys. He showed them step-by-step writing techniques. Highly recommended!"
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Took Writing lessons from Nick P.
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"I highly recommend Matt for his math tutoring services. I increased my OAR (Officer Aptitude Rating) score 10 points after six weeks of tutoring with Matt, making my new score very competitive. Scheduling long-distance tutoring sessions once a week was easy and the length was perfect (1.5 hours). He showed me how to visualize word problems, which is what I needed. He's personable and easy-going and I found his familiarity with military aptitude exams extremely valuable."
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Took ASVAB lessons from Matthew H.
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"You are amazing my daughter had great fun learning math with you. I will recommend to all my friends and family"
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Took Math lessons from Jesse F.
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"I actually worked with Angela in a middle school. She is patient and explains math problems in an easy way to understand. Angela makes students feel as if they can conquer any problem given to them."
Sharon
Took Common Core Math lessons from Angela X.
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