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Popular Music Theory Teachers in Chesterfield, MO

Angela H.

67 Reviews
Saint Charles, MO
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, German
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Angela H.

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When I took my first music theory course as a freshman in college, I was blown away. Theory is about so much more than being able to read the notes on the page - it's about figuring out what makes music work. What is it about this passage that moves me to tears? Why does this note, in this circumstance, sound so jarring? What does the listener expect at this point in the music? Music theory can answer these questions and more.

With a Master's degree in Music Theory from Washington University in Saint Louis, as well as two years' experience teaching freshman music theory at the college level, I'm the theory teacher you want. Whether your theory goals involve learning to read music, chord analysis, or phrase analysis and beyond, I've got the education, experience, and know-how to help you reach them.

About Angela

Hi! My name is Angela, and I teach private piano, voice, and theory lessons. I love teaching, and have taught many ages (3 to 93) and ability levels (novice to advanced). I am a dependable, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic teacher. I offer lessons for 30, 45, or 60-minute weekly sessions in my home

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Maggie
She is incredible!
Maggie
She connected with my daughter immediately. Her teaching was playful, fun, and smart. We are looking forward to the next lesson.
Michael
Angela is the most inspiring teacher I've ever had. Aside from having played the violin for a year prior, I was a complete adult beginner on piano. My passion is Baroque-era keyboard works, and Angela immediately got me started on Bach Prelude No. 2 from 12 Little Preludes. Within 12 lessons, I was able to play the entire piece with ease. Before starting with Angela, If you would have told me that in under 12 weeks I'd be playing Bach, I'd have called you crazy. Angela's strong suit is that she is confident that you can play any piece you put your mind to, regardless of experience, while inspiring and motivating you to do so.

Aside from technique, each lesson was equivalent to a college course in music theory. She understands that technique is only half of playing an instrument and the importance of knowing the reason each note falls where it does. This may sound overwhelming, but Angela never gives you more than you can handle, while challenging you to improve at a rapid pace. It was an extremely gratifying experience and I am thrilled at the progress that I made in under a year.

Juliet J.

22 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $25
  • Masters in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Teaching since 1991
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Juliet J.

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About Juliet

I have been a teacher in private practice for 20 years. I have a wide range of experience with singers of all styles and age groups with a variety of goals and skills. I sang with a professional jazz octet for a number of years while maintaining my practice, have taught various master classes, m

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Denise S.
She's observant and funny and knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I look forward to learning from her!
Miriam S.
Juliet was amazing! Her space was very cool and I loved her technique. I’m so excited!
Rosie
Our first lesson was really good!
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David M.

45 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $24
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David M.

45 Reviews
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Intervals, Chord/Scale relationships, Circle of Fifths, advanced musical form.

About David

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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Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
Kelly W.
Robin K.
Dave is great. Very patient and a good teacher.

Meet Online Music Theory Teachers Serving Chesterfield, MO

Nicole G.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 5 to 63
  • Artist Diploma - Early Music from Cornish College of the Arts
  • Awarded 2nd Place from NATS - SUNY Potsdam Competition
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Nicole G.

19 Reviews
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Are you looking for a solid foundation in music theoretical skills? Need a brush up on some important or challenging concepts, or are you preparing for college auditions? Look no further, I am here to help. We will work together to structure a program for you that suits your needs and desires.

I graduated from one of the nation's top music schools, Ithaca College School of Music, where I received an outstanding music education in music theory and music history, which has given me the tools to help you achieve a deep understanding of musical concepts.

About Nicole

Welcome! Thank you for visiting my page. I am a professional opera singer and native New Yorker. I am so excited to reach out to new and continuing students in NYC - for both voice and piano study at all levels from age 5/6 and up. I am an active performer and I love to share my passions an

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Yasmin
Nicole is a smart welcoming teacher with lots of patience when practicing with your voice. She gives great critique when needed but is still able to offer solutions to problems you might be experiencing with your voice. She has a positive attitude all around with no room for negativity. It's all about being comfortable in exploring your voice with no judgement. Great teacher all around !
Jazmine
Nicole is a wonderful teacher, and always made me feel comfortable to work through my weaknesses and helped to mold them into strengths.
Anna
Nicole is an excellent teacher who brings great knowledge and enthusiasm to every lesson. I always look forward to working with her!

John L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • AAS - Music Business from SUNY Orange
  • Teaching since 2011
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John L.

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Have you ever wanted to know how music works? That's why you're here, and that's why I'm here. If you play an instrument already, you probably already know music theory. Being able to use your knowledge of music theory and apply it to your own instrument is a tremendous gift.

About John

John L has been teaching music in schools since 2011 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, or his home. John L has helped his students in school play the guitar, drums, bass, piano, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and percussion. John has has three degrees - A

Kathleen F.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Bachelor of Arts from Rhode Island College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
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Kathleen F.

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Music Theory is fun and can be easy to learn! With special training in beginner theory, counterpoint, orchestration, and twentieth century theory I am confident that I can meet your music theory needs!

About Kathleen

Kathleen is a classically trained bass clarinetist and flutist who has over 15 years of experience. During high school Kathleen performed on a variety of instruments under the direction of Metro Narcisi, and found her passion laid with the woodwind family. Kathleen then attended the Community Co

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Jean
Very patient and understanding teacher!
Athena H.
Kathleen is a hands on instructor with the patience of a saint. Enthusiastic & comitted to her craft she is passionate about teaching others with optimism & the "one step at a time" approach. She is prompt in communication as well.
Steve S.
Kathleen is dedicated, positive and timely. My daughter likes learning from her and I am glad I hired her.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Chesterfield, MO

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Chesterfield is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Awesome teacher. Answers every question and explains all concepts thoroughly."
Spencer
Took Music Theory lessons from Joel M.
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"We were great peers in college

I had the privilege to work with Melissa when I was a student at Cornish College of the Arts. Melissa was always so dedicated and encouraging towards me and my musical goals. If I had a question she would be right there to help me solve it. Melissa's strongest suit in my opinion is her ability to compose music. She is extremely patient, passionate and detailed in her work. Thanks Melissa for everything!"
Krystal
Took Music Theory lessons from Melissa F.
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"Mr. Pleasanton explains concepts thoroughly and great insight on musical theory's."
Tyrone
Took Music Theory lessons from Tyreese P.
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"I've been taking lessons from Ahmad for a few months now. It's great. He adapts himself well to my pace. There's a good balance between music theory, real world examples, and practice exercises in his lessons. I really feel I'm learning from someone who has an incredible amount of knowledge and experience."
Marty
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Great attention to detail!"
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"Gregory Valens Luv is a phenomenal vocal coach. He's very detailed in teaching you structure of the body to relax you and open you up for singing. I love his technique. I find myself very relaxed and limber which brings out the best in me. He's very creative and shares various types of vocalizations to help you with every style of music. He's also got a sweet spirit and that makes it very enjoyable to come to class."
Tresa Brown
Took Music Theory lessons from Gregory V.
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"I am a good pianist but I really wanted to work on music theory and analysis. I chose Aaron because I wanted to know more about what I was playing. Aaron has really provided me with profound insight on multiple levels into the music I am working on, such that my performances have gained entirely new meanings. I have been working on Shostakovich's Piano Concerto no. 2 and he has really helped me to understand the harmonies in the second movement. Aaron has a warm, inviting personality and is a delight to take lessons from. I highly recommend this teacher."
Benjamin
Took Music Theory lessons from Aaron R.
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"Adam is a wonderful tutor and help. He’s patient with those he is teaching & he looks for ways to teach and demonstrate the material in a whitty, impactful manner. He knows everything there is to know about music theory and much more, and a lot of my success in passing all four levels of music theory points back to this guy!"
Lauren
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well"
Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"One of the best teacher I have ever had!!

I highly recommend him! He is one of the best!!!!!"
Rozbeh
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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