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Miguel S.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • B.A in Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Miguel S.

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Blues guitar is the fundamental need of any successful rock/alternative guitarist, I can teach from beginner to advanced. Courses can be focused in Improvisation Techniques, Comping, Chord and Scale patterns and composition.

About Miguel

Hello! I'm Miguel, I have been playing the guitar since I was eleven years old and have not stopped since. I specialize in rock, blues, funk and acoustic guitar but I enjoy all sorts of music and playing as many styles as I can find. I graduated from Berklee College of Music and I also play Bass Gui

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Elizabeth Johnson
Miguel is a great instructor. Graduated from Berklee, he has guided me to improve my composition skills with professionalism.I look forward to keep taking lessons and learning from him!
Juan Carlos
Excellent guitar player. Trained at Berklee, he has a profound knowledge of music theory and knows how to play any style of music. He truly improved my musicianship and my confidence on the guitar. I even had the pleasure of playing with him at some concerts. As always, he was very professional and his skills were unbelievable. I would recommend him to any guitar player who wants to improve. Thank you Mike!
Sophia Flores
Miguel is a wonderful instructor who has helped me to practice the basic chords. I look forward to keep taking classes from him in the future :)
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Josh B.

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  • Speaks English
  • Personal Training from Lake Washington Technical College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Josh B.

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There are a few things I believe sets me apart from most personal training services. I genuinely care, you are not just a number. If you are successful in achieving your goals it brings me personal fulfillment. I started working with my own personal trainer for 2 years so I truly understand what it's like to be on the other side, the possible reservations you may have, and how challenging it can be to get motivated. If you choose to work with me, I will help you work through any obstacles you may have and do all that I can to keep you motivated. I will help you build and maintain a long term lifestyle change in which eating healthy and exercise becomes a part of your daily routine that you truly enjoy.

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Hey, I'm Josh, I got into personal training because I saw the benefits it provided me as a client and I wanted to help others achieve those same benefits. At the time I was 15 I was short pudgy out of shape and zero confidence in myself, I got a trainer for a couple of years and over the course of t

Deon J.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 7 to 18
  • Bachelors of Arts in Music Education from Grambling State University
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Deon J.

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Students will learn the basics of becoming a premier instrumentalist. I will teach them everything they need to know about their instrument and prepare them for recital.

About Deon

I am a professional saxophonist with a degree in Music Education and Criminal Justice. I attended Grambling State University and Lane College I have performed with various ensembles: The World Famed Tiger Marching Band, University of Memphis Symphonic Ensemble. In the past, I have worked for the Dal

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Max S.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2006
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Max S.

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Music performance.

About Max

While other instructors teach multiple instruments, my specialized knowledge of saxophone can get you farther, faster. I help students make quick and efficient progress in developing a strong sound concept, learning saxophone-specific techniques, making appropriate repertoire choices, setting smart

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Thoroughly enjoyed the lesson with Max.
Daniel B.
awesome instructor saw great results in first lesson!

John L.

16 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks French, spanish, french
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Performance from San Diego State University
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John L.

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College Performance Degree in Bass
Diploma from Grove School of Music in Bass
20 years professional experience of Bass Playing

About John

Hello, Thanks so much for taking the time to inquire about studying music with me. Music and studying music has always been a passionate experience for me. I have been so blessed with the teachers and fellow musicians in my life. You should realize that your study of music may start with me,

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Emily C.
The first lesson was great. John is a great communicator .
Jeremiah
John is good teacher, I completely satisfied.
Aidan
Very comfortable atmosphere. John asked my son what his goals were and tgen taylored instruction to help him meet those goals..We were very pleased! We highly recommend him.
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Kathryn Z.

44 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German, French, Italian
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Master of Music in Voice from Cleveland Institute of Music
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Kathryn Z.

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Rhythm guitar, picking patterns and reading notes on the guitar are all taught.

About Kathryn

Kathy believes that variety is the spice of not only life, but also music. Raised singing folk music with a musical family (think accordions, guitars and lots of vocal harmonies), she learned guitar and piano at an early age, but began singing even earlier. Her quest to give the world the best

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Mary-Clare
Amazing!!! A bright, joyful light!
Thiago
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.
Kathleen
Kathryn has a terrific demeanor, and provides clear, thoughtful suggestions for technique!

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Roberta is great! She is patient, attentive, timely, efficient, and (most importantly) a fantastic teacher. I'm an adult learner, and she has always tailored her lessons to me in an easy, relaxed manner with a mind to achieving my goals. She makes you look at things differently.I highly recommend Roberta."
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Larisa was not our first teacher but she is no doubt the best one. She is highly professional, she accentuates the right positioning of the hands, but the music and emotional expression is on the first place. She combines the best of the Russian music teaching tradition with very attentive and fun environment for kids. She is very sensitive to child's needs and structure her lesson very individually . Not to mention her excellent communication and reliability. She also has a very positive attitude and my daughter is always looking forward to her violin lessons. Thank you, Larisa!"
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"Excellent, compassionate and talented teacher who makes this tough subject fun!"
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"Identified many of my errors right away, has given instruction on how to correct. Have noticed definite improvement each week, and given new skills each week to practice .(I'm not likely to pass this pattern in the near future!)"
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Took Violin lessons from Rob F.
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"Landon was professional polite and friendly. My daughter felt like she learned a lot and has a lot to practice. Great first lesson."
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