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David E.

3 Reviews
Maple Grove, MN
Starting at $20
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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David E.

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Hello. My lessons are for beginning and intermediate students looking to improve their skills for school band or full drum set. Students will need to have acoustic drums to allow for practice between sessions. We will work on your skill-set relative to your level of experience. Each lesson will build on the next. My goal is to help students grow with their comfort and confidence. If you are comfortable and confident, then you will have fun. It all works together.

About David

I started drumming at the age of 12. First Junior High Band, then High School Band, Drum & Bugle Corp on the weekends, High School Marching Band, High School Jazz Band, Garage Bands, and Rock Bands playing gigs. Then College Band, College Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, and drumming three nights a w

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Raiden H.
David is an excellent teacher! My son enjoys his personality and is learning so much. He is really growing as a musician after only 3 lessons. David is very flexible and easy to work with. He is easily contacted and promptly responds to any questions we have. Because of his extensive musical experience, David has the skills to teach every genre. We are enjoying his teaching plan on continuing lessons with David for a long time.
Brinda S.
Great experience so far. David has been teaching my daughter who is a beginner in Drums, so far so good. He makes sure to send us an email after classes to follow up and assign Homework. Will definitely recommend.
Trinity B.
Awesome lesson
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Kevin F.

32 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Percussion Performance, BMA Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University
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Kevin F.

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Afro-Cuban style Congas is fun and exciting. I can show you how to play so that you can perform with groups in school or groups out on the town!

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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Raycurt J.

19 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, Geman
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Raycurt J.

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Basic of centering the body for performance of various music cultues.
There's a dance for every motif of music or a gesture of emotion.

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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Arlys A.

86 Reviews
Eden Prairie, MN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Associate of Music from Santa Monica College
  • Teaches students 9 to 85
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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

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UPDATE 8/30/2021: In-Person lessons for vaccinated students, only. All students will now be required to wear appropriately fitting masks for in-person lessons that must remain over the entire nose and mouth and chin. Once you sign up for lessons, you'll receive detailed information on the masks tha

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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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Paul K.

11 Reviews
Saint Paul, MN
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • B.A. in Music from University of Minnesota
  • 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.
Thank you.
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Schroeder S.

14 Reviews
Minneapolis, MN
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  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Leader from National Fraternal organization
  • 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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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.
Alan ..
Great teacher, fun classes, leaning a ton!

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"Ryan is a great teacher, my son has been working with him recently, because his first teacher for more than a year could no longer work at the same school, however my son loved being his student in this short period, and he is very comfortable with him. He is very friendly and patient."
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"Young has been amazing with my 8 year old. My daughter started one year ago and has learned so much in a short period of time. Young is very patient and warm with her students. She is extremely skilled at tailoring the lessons to their specific needs. Young's recitals are an amazing opportunity to see the development of her students at a variety of age and skill levels. The impressive performances of her students are a testament to Young's talent as a teacher and pianist."
Melanie
Took Piano lessons from Young Y.
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"very professional-knowledgable on time and easy to work with -excellent' couldn't have been better"
Martin
Took Ableton lessons from David L.
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"Great instructor! Very patient and knowledgeable. Great choice for anyone wanting to learn or just improve their guitar playing."
Ryan
Took Guitar lessons from Benjamin P.
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"Niki is an excellent teacher ! She makes sure her students are enjoying her class and what they are learning while they master new concepts I highly recommend her."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Niki S.
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"Wilma is a wonderful instructor. She is extremely patient and will go over the materials until the student understand and can play the lesson as required. I was able to sit and observe her in the lesson and was able to assist my son when he was practicing. She is always prompt and ready to go when we arrived. We never had to wait she was always prepared. My child is 6 and Wilma was able to get him focused on what he needed to do in class and he was able to replicate the lesson at home."
Glynnis
Took Guitar lessons from Dr. Wilma Evangeline B.
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"I've been a student of Michael for almost three months now and all I have to say is he is a great teacher! Not only he is friendly and thoughtful, he is also encouraging about in the way how you'd like to learn. I strongly recommend him!"
Janet Lai
Took Guitar lessons from Michael F.
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"In just four lessons my daughter has learned a lot from Scott and is excited about practicing and learning more. He is a very easy going, patient and fun teacher."
Donna
Took Guitar lessons from Scott S.
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"I was initially skeptical about taking online music lesson for my son. But Nicholas is very methodical and very attentive so that being online does not deter the lesson quality. Highly recommend him."
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Took Cello lessons from Nicholas H.
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"Dr Marisa has been teaching me for three years now. She is very good at explaining the pieces, and giving a short history lesson about how it was developed. This helps me learn and memorize the piece faster for recitals and performances. Despite the setbacks of COVID-19, she has still continued being an excellent teacher for me."
Kylie
Took Violin lessons from Marisa I.
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