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Jessica B.

58 Reviews
Ballwin, MO
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelor of Music- Violin from Shenandoah University
  • Awarded Maryland Distinguished Music Scholar from Nominated by the Baltimore School for the Arts
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Jessica B.

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Want to learn diverse repertoire, improve your rhythm, or finesse your technique? Take lessons that are engaging and fun, as well as focus on varied types of repertoire and styles, reading proficiency, musicality, technique and music theory so you are happy and confident with your playing!
I've been teaching violin and viola professionally for 12 years. I pride myself in making lessons tailored to your wants and needs so you meet your goals as fast as possible! My experience includes teaching private and group lessons at my private studio, students' homes, as well as at various music schools, summer camps and festivals. Advanced students have been awarded spots in All-State competitions, summer festivals and talent scholarships for college as well as admission at highly competitive Conservatories. I can't wait to work with you!

About Jessica

**I will be on maternity leave from 12/20/2021-02/01/2022. Thank you!** Music has been passion of mine since a very young age, so it was inevitable that it would end up being my career. Naturally, a love for teaching the wonders of music followed suit! I am classically trained professional violin

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Jessica is a great teacher. She is very patient and I like how she has fun and creative ways to teach violin to kids. She provides great feedback.
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Lucy K.

2 Reviews
Chesterfield, MO
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Czech, Russian, Bulgarian, Bulgarian, English
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.
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David M.

48 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $24
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
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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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Chris
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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Mel P.

38 Reviews
Union, MO
Starting at $29
  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1968
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Mel P.

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5 string banjo Skruggs style bluegrass.

About Mel

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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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!
Jack
I have been taking lessons with Mel for almost two months.
As an adult learner who tried to learn violin on my own for the last six months I have found Mel to be a lifesaver.
He has been very patient and has helped me to fix all the bad habits I developed. The lessons are a nice mix of theory, skill development and working on fun songs.
I highly recommend him.
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Richard D.

25 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Management (Marketing Emphasis) from University of Missouri St Louis
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Richard D.

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I teach guitar from a wide background in many genres. You can expect to learn chord and scale theory, as well as mechanics, tone control, note and key identification, and ear training. We can explore any genre of interest, however my specialties are in blues, rock, classic rock, bluegrass, and country.

About Richard

Music is my life. Since the age of 16, I have studied the guitar extensively. During my high-school years I was involved in band, marching band, choir, and independent music theory. I started my first band when I was 19 in the U.S. Army, and my life has never been the same since. I played music

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Greg
Richie is a great instructor who strikes a good balance between keeping things new and fun while also creating a healthy challenge. I'm only halfway through my lessons with him, and I've enjoyed each one of them so far!
Richard W.
This was my first lesson with Richard, he was awesome. Richard is very knowledgeable, good listener and explained in detail what we were covering for the lesson this evening. Richard is very patient and explained he enjoys working with beginners, highly recommend Richard if you’re looking to learn to play the guitar. Looking forward to learning more from Richard.
Jason
Richie is very knowledgeable and presented the information in an easy to understand way. I would highly recommended him as an instructor!
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Gitana M.

3 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gitana M.

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I take a holistic approach to teaching voice. When you sing, your entire body is your instrument, which means that you have to be attuned to your whole body to produce the healthiest, most organic sound. I've been teaching for 13 years, and in that time I've leaned lots of different methodologies. I use a combination of knowledge from my classical training in conjunction with yoga, mindfulness and real world experience to give my students the best path forward in their musical journey. Whether you're just starting out or already a working professional, with my guidance and teaching you'll be making healthier and freer sounds.

About Gitana

Hi, my name is Gitana! I earned my degree in Music Education with an emphasis in Voice from Midwestern State University in 2011. I was first trained in classical music and prepared for a career in opera. But as life tends to do, things changed and I've been working in musical theatre for the last

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Rhonda B.
Gitana was awesome! She was very knowledgeable. I like the way she explained things and also gave great feedback.
Gianna
Maya M.
My daughter was very nervous about starting her lesson, but Gitana put her at ease right away. She was a very happy and enthusiastic beginning singer at the end of her lesson. Thanks Gitana!

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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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Took American Sign Language lessons from Chaneé N.
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Took Greek lessons from Pantelis P.
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"Signed my 9 year old up for Japanese lessons, she had her first lesson last night. She was so excited to show us what she learned, although my daughter is a little shy Aimi was awesome!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Aimi F.
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"I had my first lesson with Seiko today, and it was great! She's very nice and encouraging and adds cultural notes throughout the lesson. She also makes sure she's not going too fast and welcomes questions. I look forward to learning Japanese with her!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Seiko D.
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