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Victor M.

17 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Hungarian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance from Iowa State University
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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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Zachary
I cannot recommend lessons with Victor more highly! I am a new adult learner, and Victor had all the patience and encouragement in the world for me. He was flexible with my ever-changing work hours, and never showed a hint of frustration or impatience. He is knowledgable, easy to get along with, and a wonderful instructor! Highly, highly recommend!
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.
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Arlys A.

86 Reviews
Eden Prairie, MN
Starting at $35
  • Associate of Music from Santa Monica College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
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Arlys A.

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In a world full of chaos the challenge is to find a practice that helps you calmly balance your physical & emotional being that you can instantly use anywhere. We will explore and personalize tools intended to help you calmly energize yourself using techniques utilized by singers, actors and public speakers to conquer stage fright & audition nerves.

Briefly, my method for teaching meditation practice is simple and straight forward with focus on a very specific breath exercise with the intent to pull all our physical and mental focus to a central point, helping to distract our 'less quiet' self into being a bit more quiet. The sessions are personalized to each individual's needs, meaning you can meditate from the couch, a comfy chair, or the floor in full lotus position. My environment is optimized for visual beauty and comfort in order to provide a welcoming and nurturing space to meditate. Primarily, we investigate removing restrictions to meditation, to help uncover a practice that

About Arlys

Please NOTE Limited Availability: I currently only have Mon & Thurs 1:00pm & 2:00pm appointments available. Thank you! Health safety protocols: In-person lessons for vaccinated students, only. All students are required to wear appropriately fitting masks for in-person lessons that must remain ove

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Courtney B.
I had such a wonderful first time experience with Arlys that left me feeling refreshed and excited! Arlys has a way of being her authentic self and making you feel comfortable and confident all at the same time. Right away she had some very insightful things to teach me on singing that I will remember to put into practice. Can't wait to go to my next lesson! Thanks Arlys!
Lucy
Arlys was friendly, encouraging, and offered a lot of great information. My daughter is excited for her next lesson!
Bill
Arlys is great. She's obviously very experienced and a good instructor. I've never taken singing lessons before, so I don't know what to expect, but I felt relaxed and comfortable with her.
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Schroeder S.

15 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelors from University of Minnesota
  • Awarded Leader from National Fraternal organization
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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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Raycurt J.

19 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Spanish, Italian
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • 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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Paul K.

11 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $30
  • B.A. in Music from University of Minnesota
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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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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Richard W.

19 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $26
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded Best Musical Act 2013 from Minnesota Renaissance Festival
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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"Orla did a great job with my 11 year old daughter. She explained how as a young student, vocal chords are still developing and how to care for them during singing. My daughter really connected with her and enjoyed her first lesson."
Ella
Took Singing lessons from Orla C.
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"Jered is very laid back, encouraging and helpful! Off to a great start."
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Took Guitar lessons from Jered J.
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"Nicole is very welcoming and truly love what she does. You can tell that she loves what she does and truly wants to help her students to be better. She’s patient and passionate. I highly recommend her."
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Took Singing lessons from Nicole B.
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Took Piano lessons from Katie Y.
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Michael W.
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