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Susannah S.

45 Reviews
Overland Park, KS
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, German, French, Latin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
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Susannah S.

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Theory can be the toughest part of music. With a Bachelor is music I will try to come up with fun and creative ways to make theory fun. From helping you write your own music to reading it I can help you learn the basics.

About Susannah

***Daytime availability for summer students June-July**** I graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in Music Education (vocal emphasis) and a trumpet performance minor. I then completed my Masters in Vocal Pedagogy in December of 2015. Right now I am teaching K-8 General music a

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Great first lesson!
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Was great help, and improved many things with my son's trumpet playing. Would definitely recommend to anyone trying to learn or improve certain instruments!
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Rob F.

5 Reviews
Overland Park, KS
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Wichita State University
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Rob F.

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I took lots of Music Theory classes in college. I have written 2 progressive rock albums with lots of chords and studied Jazz which is loaded with music theory. We can work on getting a great handle on what the music is doing theory wise.

About Rob

My name is Rob Foster. I teach violin and viola lessons in the KC area. My parents started me on the Suzuki Method at 3 years old. I have played and taught lots of Classical music but I am also passionate about other kinds of music as well. Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, Funk and Improvisation. I h

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Leda G.
Very good teacher.
Sarah J.
Rob's passion for music is evident in his teaching. He is very professional and an excellent violin instructor. I can tell he truly wants his students to succeed. He is very patient and teaches in a way that is fun and involved. Very highly recommended.
Lindsey Eusterwiemann
Rob is a great violin teacher. He is very competent and knows how to break the steps down to help our 6-year old learn this complex instrument. We are excited to see her learn and grow!

Victor P.

3 Reviews
Kansas City, MO
Starting at $20
  • Speaks German, Reading knowledge of Spanish, Reading knowledge of Italian, Latin, French
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Victor P.

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There is a theoretical component to ALL the lessons, masterclasses, and seminars I do. Music "Theory" isn't really "theory..." It's REALITY. It's the language we use to talk about our art, it's the ideas and concepts that make music work. Composition is part of this, and you'll know your stuff if you study with me. No brag, just fact ;-).

About Victor

With a Doctor of Musical Arts from the prestigious Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and 12 years of University music teaching, you will be hard pressed to find a more comprehensive, diverse, and qualified music teacher anywhere. Let me help you create a music lesson experience tailored t

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susan H.
Victor is great,at piano and guitar!
Thank you Victor :-)
susan H.
Victor Penniman is an incredible teacher! He is really kind, prompt, super intelligent! Our kids really enjoy the lesson because it's fun and the progress is truly amazing! I would recommend Victor to ask my friends! Thanks SO much Victor!
susan H.
Victor is very patient, with us. He is nice and a very good teacher. We have had Victor as our teacher for about 8-9 months now and we have improved so much. FOxtrot is always on time and on a great mood. I could barely play Mary had a little lamb and now I can play Nintendo songs and play the blues.-Luke

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Troy W.

64 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Ancient Egyptian, French
  • Teaching since 2001
  • B. Mus. in Composition from The New England Conservatory of Music
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Troy W.

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I have been teaching this subject for over 17 years. There is no specific curriculum as each student will come to lessons with their own unique skills, needs, and goals. Lessons are tailored to those specifics. Theory lessons are usually taken in conjunction with performance lessons (an instrument or voice) so they can make practical application of what they learn in theory. Beginner students start with fundamentals of notation, and tonal harmony. Lessons for more advanced students will include form, analysis, modal, tonal, and extended tonal harmony, contemporary procedures, and more. Lessons are a minimum of 60 minutes once per week. Students should come to the first lesson prepared to discuss their background & goals and the plan of their course of study. Theory lessons are particularly good as extra support for classroom work.

About Troy

Composer Troy W. graduated from the New England Conservatory, earning his Bachelors, Masters (cum laude) and Graduate Diploma while studying with mentor Malcolm Peyton. After spending a year studying with Lukas Foss in Boston, Mr. W. moved to Houston in 2001 where he continued graduate studies at R

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Great lesson!!
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Luisana
He is very patient and takes time to get to know your interests. He is passionate about music and is very educated. He encourages questions you may have about what you are learning and gives rational and helpful advice. He is honest and supportive.

Stephanie H.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Central Florida
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Stephanie H.

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Study theory with Stephanie, a musician with graduate degrees in music! Theory lessons are a great way to improve your technical understanding of music, which leads to more effective performance. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced student, theory lessons can improve your musicianship.

About Stephanie

Dr. Stephanie Hoeckley is an award-winning flutist and teacher in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Recognized as a skilled performer, Dr. Hoeckley placed 1st in the Arizona Flute Society's 2017 Young Artist Competition, 2nd in 2016, and has been a finalist in the Florida Flute Association’s College Y

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Ashley J.
Stephanie is an exceptional instructor! So grateful I found her!
Bob
I started taking flute lessons with Stephanie last September 2016. I have been playing flute since 2011 and play regularly at church. I take a hour long lesson. I have really enjoyed taking lessons from her. She has also been willing to adjust to my schedule, when she could, when work won’t allow me to make it to my normal lesson.
I had been taking lessons from another flute teacher since 2011 and knew it was time to change. Stephanie has always been able to help me. She is very knowledgeable about all questions and problems I was having on playing the flute or reading music. When questioning a technique she is able to demonstrate it or explain it in a different way so I could understand it. I’ve always had trouble with the high notes and alternate fingering and she definitely has helped me on those. Stephanie personally is a lot more enjoyable than my last teacher. She always seems happy to see me.
I also play Low Flutes and just bought my first Bass Flute. She also plays low flutes.
Maddie F.
My daughter loves her flute tutor
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Kevin T.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Chinese (Mandarin), English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 to 85
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Kevin T.

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Music Theory Lessons

From Beginner to Advanced - All Ages

Well structured lesson plan covering all aspects of music, specifically designed to help you reach your individual goals.

Understand the music theory behind all styles of music: Rock, funk, jazz, country, blues, fusion, folk, R&B, and classical

About Kevin

Kevin T. is a music professor at MUM, Vice president of the San Diego Songwriters guild, and CEO of Songwriting Planet. He is an instructor of guitar, bass, voice, piano, songwriting, composition, orchestration, jazz arranging, music theory, ear training, production and engineering, and music busin

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Anthony
Kevin offers helpful advice and insight. An instructor with a deep understanding of music, he demonstrates a great ability to guide new students. He brought clarity to problems I experienced as a new guitar player. I highly recommend inviting Kevin into your music journey.
Taya Ziegler
We covered a lot today! I think we're going to work well together
Daniel
Kevin was very knowledgeable and patient

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Independence, MO

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Independence 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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$52 average
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"Daniel is patient, kind and incredibly talented. He is so knowledgable and passionate about music, you can't help but be excited to learn! A fantastic teacher, highly recommend!!!"
Donna
Took Music Theory lessons from Daniel O.
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"Billy is the absolute best! Transcribing rhythms and ear training analysis have always been my weaknesses when it comes to music theory knowledge and finding the right exercises and techniques to improve has always been quite a difficult process to achieve. However, within just a few tutoring lessons from Billy, I started to build a better understanding of music theory as a whole. In every tutoring lesson, Billy was patient, knowledgeable and friendly which quickly benefited my musicality and strengthened my overall friendship and love with music. Thank you Billy!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from William D.
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"Music theory has always fascinated me but I could never quite get the hang of it. Zack explains things clearly and works thoroughly to make sure you understand each topic and how it works before moving on. I recommend him to all of my music friends, and if you're reading this I recommend him to you,
too! You won't regret it, he's worth every penny."
Ginnie
Took Music Theory lessons from Zack D.
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"Thank you Gleb for your support and sharing experience !"
Kasum
Took Music Theory lessons from Gleb V.
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"Loretta is an amazing teacher! She makes it a joy to study music theory and piano."
Amber
Took Music Theory lessons from Loretta M.
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"Rebecca has GREAT PATIENCE. Best teacher I've ever studied with and I can't wait for our next lesson. Just from one lesson, my music theory skills have vastly improved."
Richie G.
Took Music Theory lessons from Rebecca S.
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"I play in a rock band that wanted to add some Sinatra type jazz songs to our repertoire. I was tasked to play bass with which I had very little experience. I decided to take some lessons with Gary to learn a little jazz theory and technique. He was a wonderful teacher. He focused in on exactly what I needed quickly and pointed me toward resources that I could use to improve. Despite my limited abilities, Gary was always patient and displayed good humor. When I needed him to write a bass line for me quickly so that I could take it on vacation, he made the time to make sure that I had what I needed. I enjoyed our lessons and recommend him highly. Gary is a teacher who truly cares about his students."
Steven
Took Music Theory lessons from Gary R.
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"Makes learning fun and simple

I take music theory lessons with Loretta. I have taken music theory before with 3 other teachers . None of them make it as simple as she does. She explains it in a way that I can understand. I love her and will recommend her to anyone that wants to learn music in general. She is amazing. Can't wait to learn more from this brilliant, professional, musician!"
Jessica
Took Music Theory lessons from Loretta M.
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"Steph is very knowledgeable about singing and music. She has a wonderful personality that is very encouraging to her students. I strongly suggest that you take lessons with her!!!!"
Carson
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephanie H.
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"I have been taking lessons with Jimmy for 3 years and could not ask for a better teacher. He makes my interest grow and has a wealth of knowledge and the patience to share it. He challenges me regularly. I only wish I had found him sooner as previous instructors never had the flexibility or patience that Jimmy has.
Learning in such a relaxed environment has worked very well for me. My son has since started lessons with Jimmy as well and it has become a great experience for both of us."
Tim
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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