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Laura P.

14 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $32
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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 a personal process of body awareness and harnessing mental energy, and as an interpersonal process of exploring the dynamic between student and teacher. To beginners: anyone at any age can learn basic organ skills if they devote fifteen 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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Victor M.

16 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Hungarian
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Victor M.

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My goal as a teacher is to help you reach your musical goals! My lessons consist of scales, duets, and solo repertoire. Each lesson is different depending on the student I am working with, but the core of my teach is based around these 3 areas.

About Victor

My name is Victor and I have been actively teaching cello for the past 7 years. In Ames, IA I had a studio of 8 students, all ranging from different age groups and abilities. I also have experience teaching online lessons, which require a slightly different approach than in person lessons. I recentl

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Felicia
My 9 year old's first cello lesson. She loved it. A great teacher with a lot of patience, insight and tact.
Julia
Victor is a wonderful teacher. He’s very patient and focuses a lot on the important fundamentals. I’m an adult student and he was very encouraging and helpful.
Peter Ruland
As a 40 year old beginner I was a little nervous about the whole online experience as well as starting a new instrument. Victor makes the online teaching experience seamless. Victor is calm, thoughtful and patient. He always finds a way to explain something in a way that relates to me specifically. To do this someone must be able to listen as well as teach. This is quality I have not found in all of my teachers/instructors/coaches throught the years. Victor is also easily the most flexible of any teacher I have had. He always finds a way to accommodate my schedule and works around any issues that arise. I have really enjoyed my learning experience thus far and look forward to each lesson. I would not hesitate to recommend Victor to anyone looking to learn the cello.
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Paul K.

11 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • B.A. in Music from University of Minnesota
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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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Alex B.

38 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music Performance from McNally Smith College of Music
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Alex B.

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20 years playing experience, 12,000+ lessons taught! You choose the music, I'll get you there. I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of technique and theory skills. I have taught many styles and will get you playing something you like right away!

About Alex

Born and raised in north Minneapolis, Alex began taking guitar lessons at age 11 and after high school graduation was accepted to both Berklee and McNally Smith College. Alex graduated from McNally and also studied classical music in Germany at Musikhochschule Luebeck. Alex believes that well-rounde

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Holly
Alex has inspired my son to love playing music for the rest of his life. I can't think of a more wonderful gift. His technique in teaching allowed my son to enjoy learning guitar by playing songs he wanted to play. This made him want to practice just for the fun of it! Alex taught my son from the time he was 9 years old until he was 15. The easy going, positive attitude Alex exudes encouraged my son along his journey and made a strong bond and connection between the two of them. I wholeheartedly encourage anyone who would like to learn to play guitar to sign up for lessons with Alex!
Christopher
Alex is a superb teacher and is very patient and well schooled. I look forward to my lessons every Friday.
Krystal
Alex is incredibly knowledgeable and great with students off every age group! I took lessons from him for five years and my only regrets were not having more time to practice so I could get more out of my lesson times.
During lessons we worked on sight reading, ear training, memorizing chords and scales, different picking and strumming patterns, theory lessons, and anything else that I discovered and wanted to try.
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Amy W.

16 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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Amy W.

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Flute (and piano) are my main instruments. I have considerable experience playing them and teaching them to all levels and ages of students. I have performed on these instruments in various settings.

About Amy

As I child I had an early interest in music, dancing and creative things. I took piano lessons and excelled at my chosen instrument, the flute, in band at school. I continued with my music training at Northwestern College in Roseville, Minnesota and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Mus

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Josie
Very nice instructor!
My 10 year old daughter enjoyed her first lesson!
Candy
Amy is very helpful & instructive -- and, thankfully, very patient with this student.
Payton
Very nice instructor. Professional and knowledgeable of subject material. My daughter can be easily intimidated and my daughter said she felt very comfortable with Amy.
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Schroeder S.

13 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Schroeder S.

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I'm very good with young students. Flute is very difficult for smaller, younger ones because of the instruments size. And it's difficult to even get a sound sometimes.

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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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.
Alan ..
Great teacher, fun classes, leaning a ton!
Leo R.
Schroeder is a breath of fresh air when it comes to teaching. He makes want learn more about music in general and the saxophone in particular.

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"Love her fun and understanding spirit! Can't wait for more lessons with her !! :D"
Thuy
Took Violin lessons from Dee F.
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"Great teacher...I would highly recommend Ahmad as a Guitar Instructor. Each week I am getting better at playing the guitar. I just gave a Gift Certificate to my friend to get a guitar lesson from Ahmad."
Damien
Took Dobro Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"MY daughter loves playing!!

I tried to teach my daughter, Rose, how to play the guitar and I couldn't get her to follow through with her lessons. Al has made the guitar fun for her. She'll play AT LEAST an hour a day now, learning songs given to her and playing warm-ups like scales.

Al also teaches music theory so Rose understands music more. Any teacher that gets a student that excited is doing something right."
Rob
Took Guitar lessons from Al P.
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"Andrea has a wealth of musical experience he can draw from to help you improve your skills. Additionally, he is extremely dependable and can be relied on by all of his students and colleagues!"
Alex
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Andrea B.
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"I couldn’t have asked for a better instructor for my daughter’s first guitar lesson experience. Lena’s lessons are focused in her student’s interests and level of experience. Would HIGHLY recommend Lena for anyone who is interested in leaning how to play a guitar."
Mary
Took Guitar lessons from Lena E.
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"I can't say enough great stuff about Lori Ann. When you work with Lori Ann, not only do you get a world class voice teacher, but also a role preparation coach, accompanist and mentor.

I have been studying under Lori Ann for over 15 years. I originally came to her seeking a tune-up in my vocal production skills. Although I had sung for years, my voice became raspy quickly. My sound was often "covered" causing me to sound flat. Lori Ann worked with me diligently to learn healthy breathing techniques, teaching me how NOT to sing from the throat (which causes the raspiness/tiredness) and how to place my sound so that it was "brighter" and not flat.

The great thing about working with Lori Ann is that she never tires of presenting a technique in a different way if you don't understand it the first or second time. She is warm and friendly and truly throws herself into making you successful at your craft and developing YOUR individual sound.

You never feel like any time is wasted. She is always determined to make sure when you leave your lesson that you are clear and feel you've accomplished something.

But Lori Ann's abilities in helping you with your musical mission far surpass teaching you how to sing better. What she offers you will go way beyond your expectations. Over the past 15 years, Lori Ann has helped me prepare for countless paid singing roles as a church worship leader for classical and contemporary formats, Christmas caroling performer, pop/rock/standards singer, musical theater roles and EVEN operatic roles. In addition to the music, Lori Ann helped me to learn the language, staging and develop the character for several complicated operatic roles I sung in Russian, Italian, French and German - languages I was not familiar with before I began my opera-singing venture.

Folks who have studied voice professionally know that when you work with a voice teacher, you also have a separate piano accompanist on hand. As an accomplished pianist, Lori Ann can ALSO accompany you in your lesson, regardless of the genre whether it be rock or classical.

She tailors her approach to you as an individual and can help prepare your individual audition package if you are going the professional route.

When you work with Lori Ann, you don't just get a "teacher" who has taught at Los Angeles area colleges, but you also get someone who comes to the the table with several years worth of experience working as a professional singer singing. Lori Ann herself is a mainstage performer with the Los Angeles Opera, having won a Grammy for her role with them in "The Ghosts of Versailles."

Under the tutelage of Lori Ann, my voice and performance ability have grown in monumental ways. Without her training, I simply would not have had the singing opportunities I did. I can't recommend a lesson with Lori Ann enough."
Sarah
Took Singing lessons from LoriAnn F.
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"Chris is an awesome teacher! I have been taking lessons with Chris for a few months. I had spent quite an extended period studying with other instructors but Chris is still helping develop me to a better musician and guitar player. Have been working on some ear training stuff that other instructors maybe would not have taken the time to work with me on! Working on hearing and playing the divided sky by phish right now not an easy piece of music. Also working on more phrasing and country blues licks and theory. I would definitely recommend Chris to anyone👍🎸"
Terry
Took Ear Training lessons from Chris C.
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"I always enjoy going to her classes! I live in Gardena and she is worth the trip. Definitely the best vocal coach in LA COUNTY!"
Billy D.
Took Singing lessons from Rosita R.
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"Wonderful Cello lesson, and a lot of fun! I learned a lot and Naomi is very understanding. I can't wait for next week!"
Catherine
Took Cello lessons from Naomi R.
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"I learned more in one lesson than I have in any other single lesson I have had."
Jerry
Took Piano lessons from Carol K.
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