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Mel P.

39 Reviews
Union, MO
Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mel P.

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.I can show you how to read notes, tabs and charts, play by ear and play like a pro.

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I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructor

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Hannah
I just started working with Mel and he is awesome! He really listened to my goals and the type of music I am interested in playing and he is planning our lessons based on that. He is very good at explaining things and giving examples. I look forward to our lessons. Highly recommend!
Micaela C.
I had a great first lesson with Mel! He was very enthusiastic and encouraging. I appreciate how willing he is to work with me towards my goals, which are pretty specific. I look forward to continuing to work with him on fiddle and ear training!
Kaitlyn
Mel is fantastic! I have only been taking lessons with him for a short time, but I feel like I have really made a lot of improvement! He is extremely patient and really cares about music. You can truly tell he puts his all into his lessons and truly cares about his students. Music is his passion and his optimism and love for music is contagious.

I decided to learn the violin and had no experience or background at all. Mel helped me start off with the essentials and is making sure I know proper form! I am beyond grateful that I found him and recommend him to anyone looking to learn. I promise you won’t regret hiring him to help you along your musical journey. I am most definitely looking forward to all my future lessons! Thank you Mel!
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Lucy K.

2 Reviews
Chesterfield, MO
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Czech, Russian, Bulgarian, Bulgarian, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Violin performance from Academy of Fine Arts, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Lucy K.

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Experienced violin teacher of 39 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of counting, concentration, coordination, precision and note reading skills. I specialize in traditional European method.

About Lucy

Hi There! I am a violin, viola and piano teacher with over 39 years of experience as a professional violinist. I earned a Master of Arts degree in Violin Performance and Instruction from the Higher Musical Pedagogical Institute in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. I teach traditional European method, and my stude

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Steven F.
Very knowledgeable and experienced in not just playing the violin but teaching it as well.
Chris T.
At the age of 58 I decided to start taking violin lessons for 2 reasons, enjoyment of playing music and exercise my brain. I found Lucy K on the takelessons.com website and she was able to accommodate my request for lessons in my home on a Sunday. Starting from scratch, she taught me the fundamentals of playing and I have made some progress over the last 8 months. She is patient with me yet will push me along and at time bring me out of my comfort zone, which is good. She has the ability and training to teach students from early age to older adults like me. In addition, she also teaches piano, which my wife started lessons with Lucy K at the same time I started violin. She has my recommendation if you have interest in either violin or piano.
Chris T.
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David M.

48 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $24
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded B.M./M.M. Scholarship from Webster Universty
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David M.

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Acoustic Guitar, Blues Guitar, Jazz, Rock, Metal.

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Composer and guitarist David began formal music training at the age of 5 on the drums. He taught himself guitar as a teenager and began playing in local rock bands. Initially entering college as a Journalism major, his passion for music led him to Meramec College where he studied Music Theory with

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Dave is one of the best teachers I've ever had. He's extremely kind and easy to work with, and always pushed me further. He built a balanced curriculum around technique, theory, and playing songs that had me seeing great improvements in a short amount of time. You will not be disappointed! This man knows a great deal about a large variety of topics, and will tune your curriculum to what specific things you want to learn.
Danielle
Dave is a great teacher!
Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
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Kathy S.

7 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Emglish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors Degree from St. Louis University
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Kathy S.

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Students of all ages in a personal relaxed atmosphere.
Customized to each student. If the student has not previously taken lessons I use Piano Adventures as the basic course guide. I have found it the most productive and enjoyable for my students. I uses a minimum of the Lesson and Theory book for my younger students with either the basic course or Accelerated course depending on their age and maturity. Adults begin with the All In one adult book. I add the other books that accompany each level based on the particular students needs and interests. I believe that a good grounding in Theory is essential as a student who becomes proficient in sight reading, no matter how well he/she plays by ear, will find that the doors for lifetime musical fulfillment with be much wider. However, with a student who has already had some lessons I will be happy to continue with any method that the student is currently using.
I also believe in supplementing the Piano course with the student's favorite ...

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About Me: I am an experienced classically trained Pianist who has been playing since the 3rd grade. I enjoy all styles of music and love sharing that enjoyment with my students. I have certification from the State of Missouri that I am proficient in educating beginning Piano students and have contin

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Josh
Kathy is very fun and enjoyable. We laugh during my lessons and she is low pressure. She makes the entire process of learning an instrument fun!
Tammy
I am VERY pleased with Kathy as my daughter's piano teacher! She is patient and knowledgeable giving a very well rounded lesson. She includes theory in her lesson plan and I think that helps my daughter in her understanding of the whys...
Kathy
Kathy came to my home for my lesson. She has a very pleasant personality and it is very easy to follow her instructions. She kept the pace up, yet did not overload me. It's been a number of years since I have played and she did an excellent job on getting me back on the keys. I am looking forward to our next lesson.
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Samuel C.

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Starting at $100
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Samuel C.

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I believe that singing is part of the human experience. A lot of people don't know where to start, or maybe they've lost touch with their own voice. That's why I'm here. I'll take you from whatever level you're at, whether you're a complete beginner to a young professional, and help your voice grow and develop healthily.

A lot of people with my level of training and experience don't have the patience that I have to work with novice singers. Which, I love to do.

Most recently (before the pandemic), I sang at Carnegie Hall, with the New York Philharmonic, and the Hawaii Opera Theatre.

About Samuel

Hi there! I'm Sam. I'm a self proclaimed beach bum and foodie when I'm not singing. I love teaching people. It brings me so much joy to see the progress in my students. The whole process of finding creative ways to teach different people is rewarding. Originally from the California Bay Area, I got

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Jennifer W.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Jennifer W.

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I have taught more than 8,000 science, math, and foreign language lessons and enjoy spreading my enthusiasm for physics, chemistry, geometry, algebra, pre-calculus, French, and other subjects. I am patient, understanding, and knowledgeable and willing to repeat explanations as often as necessary or modify my approach to aid in comprehension.

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Good day. I very much enjoy tutoring students online and in person and have been tutoring students of all ages since 2011 and have provided more than 8,000 lessons. As a former forensic chemist for the Drug Enforcement Administration and a small-group water-testing laboratory supervisor for the US A

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Alfonso W.
Excellent instructor...Jennifer.
Haliah E.
My lesson was very helpful and she was very nice to work with. We worked on an assignment that I was struggling with and now understand how to do it.

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Took Singing lessons from Lawrence P.
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"I started going to bass lessons with Mr. Paul in December 2019 without no experience with playing the bass. It's now March 2020, and I can now say I learned how play scales and some bass lines now. Mr. Paul is a great teacher and very patience with his students. Now I CANT STOPING COMING TO PRACTICE. THIS HAS REALLY BEEN A GREAT EXPERIENCE. THANKS BRO....."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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Took Ukulele lessons from Melissa M.
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"Jon is a very good teacher. He showed patience and persistence with my son, who was not the most motivated student I'm sure. Jon taught chord structure and basic theory and was verify good at keeping my son focused. In the year he gave instruction, my son progressed consistently. He enjoyed Jon's teaching techniques. I would recommend Jon without hesitation based on our positive experience with him."
Mike
Took Piano lessons from Jonathan H.
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"Kristina is a great teacher, she encourages and challenges just right."
Daniel
Took Singing lessons from Kristina B.
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"Miss Drake taught a 3 hour Master Class for my 12 students. She was excellent in helping each student with their vocal technique and acting in the songs. She was able to creatively engage each student and pinpoint specific ways to help them improve their singing. It was amazing to watch students respond to her suggestions and see the improvement in their performances. Her expertise, performing background and energy made the class a fun learning experience! I highly recommend her as a voice teacher!"
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