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Popular Music Teachers in Bolivar, MO

Steve M.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steve M.

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I love working with brand new beginners all the way seasoned players who might be prepping for music college. I like to keep an fun atmosphere around the lesson and try to find out what drives my students.

We'll work through pieces from school and expand into topics such as improvisation, reading, music theory, and finding inspiration from great players. I have a jazz background, and love working with aspiring jazz musicians as well.

About Steve

I'm a saxophonist, pianist, arranger & songwriter. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Professional Music Degree, and currently run a sheet music startup called NiceChart. I have been a Music Director for Middle School and High School Bands and also have over 15 years experience teac

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Lucas L.
Steve has been great. We had to switch to online due to social distancing, and it has worked out just fine. He even gave us the first online lesson free to see if it we wanted to continue with it. He is a natural at communicating with kids, keeps it very fun, and has been great at getting our 8 year old started with piano.
Mayuko G.
My son enjoys lessons w him very much.
Alina
Great first lesson with my brand-new to music kids (age 8 and 10). Steve is a natural with kids.
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David L.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Dean's List from University of Washington
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David L.

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Lifetime immersion in flamenco music and culture with recent three year in-depth pursuit of core flamenco guitar forms, chord progressions, and rhythms. Nearly 20 years experience in professional flamenco ensembles as a percussionist, and many hours accompanying flamenco dancers on stage and in the classroom. In-depth knowledge and access to other multiple master flamenco guitarists available.

About David

Many years of drum instruction with students who have learned best with alternative learner-centered approaches including: extreme patience, slow to fast repetition of patterns and exercises, focused breathing, as well as sight-reading, rhythm and ear training. Students with: Asperger's, Autism, D

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Phillip Gardner
Day 1 of drumming lessons! David answered all my questions led the conversation and helped ease my need to be perfect! I am excited to practice the skills we worked on and excited to see where the next lessons go!! Thanks David for a great 1st experience!
mike
DAVID IS AN OUTSTANDING TEACHER IN EVERY RESPECT. HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH SEEMS EXCELLENT, AND HIS INTEREST IN THIS LANGUAGE IS CLEARLY VERY STRONG. THIS ALLOWS CLOSE ANALYSIS OF SPANISH, AND STANDS AS A SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT TO THE DIDACTIC PROCESS. IN TURN THIS PROMOTES A SPIRIT OF LEARNING IN CLASS WHICH IS INFORMATIVE AND GOOD FUN. FINALLY HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH/ENGLISH COGNATES AND INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS IS UNUSUALLY BROAD, WHICH MAKES LEARNING SPANISH WITH HIM EASY AND ENTERTAINING. I BELIEVE DAVID HAS A TRUE VOCATION FOR TEACHING, AND I HOPE I CAN GO ON WITH LESSONS WITH HIM FOR SOME TIME TO COME.
Jacob
David is a great instructor. My son is 9 and a beginner and David is very good with him.
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Shannalee B.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Bachelors of Music Education from Montana State University
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Shannalee B.

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In voice lessons, we will discover YOUR vocal strengths and build a solid vocal foundation! I love working with students on things like correct breathing, posture, vowel placement, artistry and much more through fun and engaging lessons. I've taught voice, piano, and ukulele in my private studio since 2012 and have been singing all my life.

Our voices can be vulnerable to share and I make sure each student feels at home and safe in lessons. When you take lessons from me, you can expect a teacher who is encouraging, caring and passionate about helping you reach your goals.

About Shannalee

Performing and practicing the art of music making has been my passion since I was very young. When I was about 5, I started performing with my mom around our community and loved it! I'm classically trained and come from a musical family. I felt drawn to get my Bachelors of Music Education (K-12 wit

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Catherine Workman
Shannalee has a wide variety of musical and teaching experience which she thoroughly enjoys sharing with her students. It's amazing how she can help develop musical abilities in so many creative and fun ways. By tailoring her lessons according to the specific needs of each student, it is apparent that she cares deeply about nurturing their music development. I highly recommend Shannalee to be your music teacher!
Jerry
I know Shannalee's work because she was the music teacher at the school I teach at. We were sad to see her go as her husband's career plans affected her decision to stay at the school. She is a pure professional. And her patience and skill with kids made me jealous. She planned and carried out major musical events for the school. She was so nice to everyone. I never saw or heard anything negative from her. She's a great person, responsible, and has tons of ideas that keep kids interested. You can't go wrong. I highly recommend her.
Daniel D. Comstock, DMA
I have had the pleasure of knowing Shannalee and her family for over 10 years. I have provided Shannalee with vocal instruction and have observed her teaching. She is excellent at both performing and teaching! Beyond that, Shannalee is not only honest and kind, she is genuine from the inside out. I enthusiastically recommend her to you!

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Miriam Angela P.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Master of Music from University of Miami
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Miriam Angela P.

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I love helping students discover and develop their natural, free voice! Developing better intonation and breath control can happen in just a few weeks. I've had a tremendous variety of students and have seen terrific success and consistency with this method.

About Miriam Angela

*** Studio Equipment *** The teacher's home studio lessons are taught in the music room with piano, guitar, full-length mirror. Seating is also available. *** Travel Equipment *** I provide any book or sheet music materials for myself. Students required to have instrument. *** Specialties *** V

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Anonymous
Would not recommend. Has some knowledge but a really bad character and will put you down as a person. If you aren’t a favorite, you’re ranked least important and more likely to be put down. A really bad experience and person.
JJ
Miriam is an excellent musician, mentor, and person! She knows her craft extremely well and knows how to coach someone by offering critical feedback and encouragement. Miriam is the kindest and most compassionate person that you will ever meet. Taking vocal lessons with Miriam will make you a better singer and a better person. Thanks, Miriam!
Ethan
Miriam is by far the best singing instructor that I have ever had. She works with you so well to make sure that you find some sort of growth in your singing ability every time you meet with her. Totally Incredible!!

Erica T.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Erica T.

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I have a lot of experience with the Suzuki method as a teacher and also a player having started with that myself. However unless the player or parent specifies that they want strict Suzuki, I go with my method which involves Suzuki but also other methods. I was not strict Suzuki and it definitely worked for me as well as students of mine!

About Erica

My name is Erica and I have been playing violin for 19 years and teaching for 8. I have a violin performance bachelor degree and Suzuki Teacher Certification for books 1-10 from The Cleveland Institute of Music. During my time teaching in the Suzuki program I worked with 15 students at different

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Kristen C.
Erica is a wonderful violin instructor! Extremely knowledgeable and great with my 12 year old daughter. Erica is also very flexible with the schedule. I highly recommend her!
Kelly
very helpful in setting up posture and technique, which is what i was looking for.
Angela
Ms. Erica has more experiences with young kid. she is make the Violin lesson so much fanny & Interesting with the kid. I am happy than my daughter said : Mom , I have interested the Violin and I will learning more lesson with Ms. Erica. So, I want to said, Thank very much Ms. Erica.
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Lawrence G.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of Massachusetts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lawrence G.

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The pipe organ is a complicated, yet beautiful instrument to master. As such, beginning students must have attained an intermediate to advanced level of proficiency on the piano in order to study the pipe organ. Please contact me to discuss your interests in more detail.

About Lawrence

Lawrence loves to teach music, especially piano and organ. He began studying the piano at age 5; by age 12 he was studying the pipe organ and performing at church services in his hometown of Springfield, Illinois. A graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan and the University of Massa

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Seth B.
Lawrence has a fantastic personality and is very knowledgeable and patient. I very much look forward to taking more lessons with him.
Nicholas
Very personable and seems to be a good fit with our 6 year old. Were looking forward to our next lesson.
Clifford S.
Very good instructor.

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"I really enjoyed having Rebecca as my singing teacher. I feel it changed my outlook on singing and has helped me with my confidence in singing in front of other people. Thanks so much:) I have now moved onto piano lessons with her and have had my first lesson and all is going well!"
Emily
Took Singing lessons from Rebecca F.
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"Solid Teacher

David is knowledgeable, well spoken, and truly has a passion for drums as well as education. He is patient and always has an insightful answer for all of my questions. He has helped me with my technique and given me a deeper understanding rhythm in general. Highly recommended!!"
Eric
Took Drum lessons from David L.
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"My experience with Kathy has been great. It's been roughly five months and I learned a lot and I'm also much more confident to sing. Learning the right techniques is crucial. Kathy is extremely patient and she adapts the classes to the student goals and aspirations. English is not my first language and she was also always very respectful and patient in explaining everything twice or maybe three times until I get it."
Thiago
Took Singing lessons from Kathryn Z.
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"Dawn is so very helpful and patient . I enjoy working with Dawn and playing my oboe."
Leathia R.
Took Oboe lessons from Dawn S.
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"Andrew was the absolute best

Andrew was the best guitar teacher i knew. I was a student of his for over 2 years. He was always reliable and knew how to make a good time out of it. I will always miss him (:"
Erica
Took Guitar lessons from Andrew D.
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"Great instruction! Have Natalie be your teacher!"
Anthony Novak
Took Piano lessons from Natalie L.
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"I recommend Luis, he is an excellent teacher. My six year old granddaughter loves to go to his class.

Kyareh J."
Kyareh
Took Piano lessons from Luis M.
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"Alejandro is a marvelous teacher, patient yet challenging, encouraging the student through the class and with helpful homework notes between classes. I've been studying with him for two months now. Both of us have been impressed with my progress on the instrument."
Michael
Took Trombone lessons from Alejandro E.
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"Kimberly is a Great Piano Teacher.. My Son enjoys playing Piano and we are happy to get a good professional teacher"
Dhinesh
Took Piano lessons from Kimberly Z.
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"My daughter enjoys Ms. Shannon. The class is fun but challenging. My daughter looks forward to the next class with excitement."
Abigail
Took Violin lessons from Shannon B.
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