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Lee L.

2 Reviews
Basehor, KS
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Marine Biology from University of West Florida
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lee L.

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I've been playing for 15 years and teaching for 5. For beginners we will learn basic notation, fingering, scales and classic Irish rhythms (jigs, reels, hornpipes, etc.). For intermediate and advanced students we will spend time on improving fingering skills, learning ornamentation and refining breathing techniques. With beginners I will choose tunes that will help them progress to high proficiency, and with the more advanced students I will encourage them to choose tunes they are specifically interested in learning. If I don't know them, we'll learn together!

About Lee

I love Irish Traditional Music, and one of the best parts is its history of sharing!

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Stefani
Lessons are fun, informative and a good balance between "Lets work on this skill,""Let's learn a new tune," and "Here's a fun fact!" Also made it easy to work lesson times into my, at times, insane schedule. Very encouraging and got me comfortable with actually playing in sessions at the local pub. Highly recommend.
Marco
Lee is a great instructor - engaging and fun to work with. I have noticed significant improvements in my playing over the last few weeks, and my family is appreciative too, to the point that I no longer need to hide in a remote corner of the house to practice :-)
Highly recommended.
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Darren D.

4 Reviews
Kansas City, MO
Starting at $50
  • Acting, theater, television, film - NYC various teachers from NYC
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 1990
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Darren D.

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Darren has sung with over 10 legendary music acts and in 2010 won International Vocalist of the Year. He has one of the broadest ranges in the music business. He specializes in modern music formats, Pop, Rock, Country and Theater. He believes in teaching by singing songs accompanied by developmental exercises for breathing, power, range and endurance. "Being great requires hard work."

About Darren

I'm not just an acting coach, I am a full time working performer with multiple awards in entertainment. I am an actor, singer, screenwriter and director with extensive experience in television, film and on Broadway. I've acted in, directed and cast multiple feature films and am currently producing

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Jhohan
Darren is a great teacher. I enjoyed the class.
Dianne
Darren is an incredible acting Coach. I couldn’t recommend him higher. He goes so above and beyond with his time, his care and investment in you as an actor, his amazing guidance and how to truly delve deep into a character and a scene. Before I started taking with him, I was ok as an actor. Once I started working with him, I started getting callbacks and booking jobs and really started to grow and reach my full potential as an actor and I began to feel very confident about my abilities. If you take lessons with him, you will be so happy you did!!
jb
It was such a pleasure to have my daughter working with Darren. He instilled confidence in her, taught her how to prepare herself to be an actor, and provided her with opportunities to show off her craft. THANK YOU! Darren for your time, help and support of our budding angel!! You are The Best.

David E.

13 Reviews
Kansas City, MO
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David E.

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Comprehensive method including theory instruction, technique & musicality.

About David

*Now also offering online lessons* Guitar David picked up the guitar when he moved from his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona in 2001 at the age of 19 and hasn't looked back since. 7 years and countless hours of practicing, performing and teaching later, David plays at multiple venues in the Kansa

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Jim F.
David is a good teacher.
Alexander S.
The lessons have been going really well. Within just 3 lessons we’ve already noticed significant progress.
Tammy A.
David is awesome! I've learned so much from him already, after only a few lessons.

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Austin L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Music (Guitar) from Austin Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Austin L.

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In our lessons, we can cover anything you'd like (your enjoyment of guitar is my top priority), ranging from basic technique all the way to advanced fretboard maneuvers. I can teach you anything from simple strum patterns or fun classic riffs all the way to the technical mastery of great guitarists like Joe Satriani and Steve Vai. I'm well versed in music theory and can give you insight on how and why ideas work and how they can easily apply to your playing (such as scales, arpeggios, etc.)

About Austin

Hello there, I'm Austin Lowrance. Raised on a balanced musical diet of classic rock and 90's country, I received my first guitar in elementary school and began taking the instrument seriously around 12 years old. I've been performing live for the better part of the last decade, and have taken vario

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Stephen Y.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Penncrest High School Excellence in Band Music from Penncrest High School
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Stephen Y.

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I teach a blend of classical based theory, jazz harmony, and ear-based sensibilities for a unique, intuitive approach to music composition.

Fundamental Classical Theory
Jazz Harmony
Jazz Composition and Arranging

About Stephen

My name is Stephen and I’m a passionate saxophonist, composer, and arranger. Having just graduated from the Mason Gross School of the Arts where I studied with the legendary saxophone virtuoso/composer Ralph Bowen, I’ve already amassed significant experience in performance and music education. M

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Pascal G.
Thanks for being so patient to our beginner 10y/o
Kyen
Great instructor! Can’t wait to continue with more lessons! He helped me understand what I was trying to focus on!
Jasmine M.
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Shannon S.

51 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Vivian Menees Nelson Music Award winner from Vivian Menees Nelson Foundation
  • Teaching since 1989
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Shannon S.

51 Reviews
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I teach beginning to intermediate levels.

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical str

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Tiffany
so kind
Howard B.
Our first meeting we very well with Shannon going out of her way to ensure she was able to correctly identify the appropriate course to take.
Almaz
Excellent Teacher!

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"Shannon made me feel at ease as I was nervous about my first lesson. She gives good instructions and is patient. I'm looking forward to my next lesson."
Emily
Took Violin lessons from Shannon B.
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"We first started lessons with Troy almost three years ago, and we continue to be impressed with the progress made over just a few years of practicing! Our oldest son, who is now eight, has worked very hard to prepare his weekly lessons. He works on short pieces, sight-reading, and now ear training.
Troy’s impressive training has given him a very well-rounded appreciation of music that is rare in a teacher –most focus on one thing, with the result leaning heavily towards technique or theory. He is able to incorporate multiple aspects of a piece so that they are all equally weighted, and neither the minor points nor the big picture are neglected.
Perhaps more impressive than Troy’s educational background is his ability to make learning piano fun! He is an outstanding teacher!"
Kerry Ann
Took Piano lessons from Troy W.
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"Ms. Bonnie works with both my daughters, Madison (8) and Parys (11). I find her self-developed curriculum to be engaging and simple enough for a novice learner. She is patient and kind also, which works nicely with our parenting approach. Although she is remote, you can feel her presence right within your home."
Toye
Took Piano lessons from Bonnie P.
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"Tania is exactly what I was looking for in a voice instructor. When she listens to me sing, she knows exactly what I need to concentrate on and explains so well how to achieve it. I'm inspired every day when I hear the positive changes in my voice while practicing. I've had other voice instructors throughout the years but never quite had the same connect. Sometimes you just get lucky."
Bill
Took Singing lessons from Tania S.
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"I want to thank you, Stephen, for your knowledge, your way of teaching and your patience."
Ofelia
Took Singing lessons from Stephen S.
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"My daughter is very shy and was very nervous but Elisa did a great job with her. Thank you!"
Took Flute lessons from Elisa A.
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"As an older student who has always wanted to play guitar, but didn't know where to start, discovering Linda has made that transition very seamless, and welcoming. Linda has great patience for students of all ages, and can relate to our different learning styles, all the while presenting material in a way that is easy to understand, and with clear goals in the curriculum to help me stay on track. Linda has an amazing ability to teach, and can demonstrate the necessary fine motor skills I am continually learning. I look forward to my lessons every week!"
Eric
Took Guitar lessons from Mage, NCTM L.
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"She is nice and is very helpful."
Terry
Took Saxophone lessons from Julie P.
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"Jon is a wonderful instructor. Patient and very knowledgeable. My son had never even picked up a guitar and was strumming chords after his 1st lesson. He's reslky looking forward to his next lesson"
Max
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jon S.
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"This was my first ever guitar lesson and I thought it was a blast. The instructor took the time to explain best practices and why they were so important. I also really enjoyed seeing the instructor's passion for the guitar and that passion made the whole experience even better!"
Mark
Took Guitar lessons from Dennis B.
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Music Lessons in Kansas City, MO

Kansas City has the been the origin city of some great musicians and performers, including many legendary jazz players such as Charlie Parker. One of the greatest song composers of the twentieth century, Burt Bacharach, was born and raised here, and this city has been produced several alternative bands and jazz vocalists.

If you think you have the right stuff to join these ranks, we recommend taking Kansas City music lessons. And TakeLessons is the place to find and contact great teachers in your area in order to learn your craft.

Great musicianship isn't just innate; it is honed after hundreds of hours of practice. We take great pride in the teachers who work for us, who each complete a rigorous interview process, as well as a background check. Even then, only 8% are hired!

The process is easy, and your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed. Simply search for Kansas City music lessons here or call 1-877-231-8505 to speak with a student counselor who will help connect you with the right tutor. Lesson subjects are diverse, including basic musical theory, song composition, performance, vocal technique, and a wide range of musical instruments. Our most popular lessons are guitar, bass, drums, and piano, but we also offer lessons for trumpet, saxophone, flute and violin.

Don't leave your career in music to the whims of chance. Get lessons from professionals who are passionate about sharing their craft through a simple search with TakeLessons!

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