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David E.

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

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Students learn music theory as applied to the keyboard, sight-reading, improvisation and the application of classical technique to modern styles.

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.

Tim T.

18 Reviews
Blue Springs, MO
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tim T.

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We begin with exercises to develop technique and train for agility, musicality and music theory. Classical music is used but not exclusively as we explore the many different genres of music! Ear training is also offered so that the student may be able to play by ear as well as reading music.

About Tim

My wife and I have been teaching piano lessons in the Kansas City area for more than 20 years. We have studios in our home; she teaches upstairs and I teach downstairs! I am currently accepting new students and welcome the opportunity to see them grow and experience the joy of piano playing. W

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Lydia
Tim is a wonderful instructor. He genuinely loves music, and it comes through during lessons. He has a positive teaching style. He strives to meet my kids where there at and teaches to their interests, but also manages to get technique and theory in. Tim is a treasure!
Aruna R.
Great first lesson. Very clear instructions. Looking forward to more sessions.
Larry G.
Great first lesson, I'm really looking forward to working with TIm to learn to play piano!
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Daphne S.

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Blue Springs, MO
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1995
  • BA Music from UMKC
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Daphne S.

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I believe learning to play the piano should be fun! I do focus on theory and technique which are important. I strive to cater to my individual students and have them play songs that they enjoy.

About Daphne

Hi my name is Daphne! I have been teaching piano for 20 years. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the Conservatory of Music, from UMKC. I enjoy teaching students of all ages. I believe that learning music theory and major and minor scales is important. Teaching students to read music

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Berkeley
Daphne was so kind and patient with my young daughter who is just starting out. Her home was clean and welcoming. She also shared some resources for us to practice in our free time. She’s highly recommended.

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Candid L. B.

77 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Bachelor in Composition from UFRJ - National School of Music - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Candid L. B.

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In English, Español ou Português! The piano classes are a very fun and practical way to learn and practice classical songs, as well as pop and Brazilian tunes! Can be based on playing by ear or reading sheet music and chords. Also, can includes some trainings on technique, creativity and composition, to start putting your ideas together to create your own songs or creating your own arrangement for composers you like!

* Classes in studio in NYC too. Please ask for it by message!

PROGRAM - Choose your goals!
- Piano workout - chords, scales, progressions, voicings.
- Sight- reading development
- Playing by ear training
- Preparing repertoire: choosing different styles, composers, levels.
- Learning how to arrange - playing from fakebooks.
- Transcribing your favorite songs to the piano

Practicing rhythms, melodies, harmonies, chords, you will develop your musicality and apply everything in your chosen repertoire. Using apps, videos, tracks, you will have amazing material ...

About Candid L.

International Musician, Expert and Scholar in Music Education, with modern methodologies to teach music (performance, creation, well-being) - in person in New York and ONLINE! TOP artistic training and experience, in high-quality studios in Times Square area, top equipment in class or ONLINE,

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Ashley
I am not one to take the time to write a review, but my experience must be shared and voiced. I met Professor Candid in early September. Hesitant to start, she immediately provided me with the safest space to be myself, to express my doubts, and to expand on the craft of music with her guidance. She exceeded my expectations time and time again, giving me endless tips, daily practice routines that not only incorporated vocals but mind, body and soul altogether. She did not hesitate to keep me in mind throughout the week, sending me clips of artists, helping me envision my own personal voice. She is always attentive, extremely patient, and has such grace when communicating with you about everything. I have been a music student for most of my life, have been with a handful of music teachers and she is 1 out of 2 teachers that have fully created a 100% non-judgmental environment for me to grow and learn. She always has a great listening ear and always keeps in mind what your personal goals and intentions are, guiding you with any small or huge dream you have your mind set for. If you’re looking for a professor that will not give up on you, will constantly be available to help you throughout the week, someone that shares her joy, teaches you not only her limitless knowledge on music but her wisdom that will forever leave you with such joy and peace every time you end your class session with her, then do not doubt to take your lessons with her! She is the best out here! Forever giving amazing quality lessons! You won’t regret it, I promise you!
Sizhan
Candida is an incredible music teacher and I feel lucky to be her student.

I started taking lessons with Candida since March this year. With some background in guitar (mostly self-taught, mixed with learning from different teachers on and off), I wanted to create a more solid music foundation. I wanted not just to play guitar by following videos and tabs, but become a “musician”, that can improvise, play by ear, compose my own pieces eventually. My goals included learning how to read sheet music, training for a better ear, basic singing and piano skills. Candida created a personalized learning plan with all the above goals in mind, gave me homework each week that was catered to my strengths and interests. Her vast knowledge in music education also allowed me to learn tactics backed by research to accelerate my memory and overall learning. We focused on the following topics this year: For singing, correct placement of head voice and chest voice; practices to soften head voice in higher notes and gain a smoother transition. Ear train that focused on singing (not just listening) melodic and harmonic chords (triads and different extensions). Sheet music reading and playing for several classical pieces (Mozart, Chopin, Tchaikovsky). Basic chords voicing, cadences, inversions, and accompanying singing for some classic songs (Elton John, Cold Play for example). I was amazed at how much progress I made in just 9 months. I am able to sing confidently several songs I loved (including Bohemian Rhapsody) while accompanying myself on piano (I had only touched piano probably only 3 times before March). I also added couple of classical piano pieces into my repertoire (including a beautiful Waltz by Chopin that dumbfounded my friends). I can “hear” melodies better and locate notes with much ease. Candida also encourages her students to show their progress and perform, and I even participated in two student recitals this year, and was quite proud of the performances. I can't recommend Candida enough!
Melissa
My 11 year old worked once 45 minutes weekly with Candid for approximately 5 weeks practicing a couple English songs she was familiar with and two Portuguese songs that were new to her (she does not speak Portuguese). It was incredibly rewarding to witness her skills develop in such a short period, as well as her self-confidence and self image. She is half Brazilian, and she was so proud to relate with her Papai—Daddy—in his language. I also had the pleasure to virtually attend an online concert of Candid’s adult and younger students. Her rapport was beautiful with the patchwork of her student body—an eclectic group whose skills filled the spectrum, but whose passion burned bright as one. I highly recommend Candid as a teacher. I will note that she did classes online, and I encouraged practice between classes. She did not solely rely on the weekly classes as a means for learning and improvement. Her skills improved steadily over the five weeks with the guidance and careful coaching of Candid’s classes. Practice between classes was essential to make the most out of all Candid has to offer.
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Paula C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Master of Music in Composition from University of Missouri-Kansas City
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Paula C.

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I teach each student the music they want to learn, in the way they want to learn. I teach all styles of music to all levels and ages.
I want my students to feel good about themselves and what they're learning.

About Paula

I am a warm, patient teacher and an excellent musician. I love to see students learn and succeed, and I love to answer outside-the-box questions about music. Whatever you love about music, I can help you master it!

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Chris C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Chris C.

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My approach to teaching involves developing a comprehensive understanding of what one is doing while playing, rather than just learning a couple of songs, or relying solely on your muscle memory, you will be able to explain what you are doing from a theoretical standpoint.

Without getting too heavy with the use of technical terms, I will teach you to see the underlying threads that apply to all styles of music and encourage you to begin making these types of connections yourself.
This is an important skill to develop early so that as you progress you can begin to teach yourself develop your own unique stylistic approaches to music!

After studying at Laguardia High school for the Performing Arts, I attended McGill University in Montreal where I earned my Bachelor's degree in Jazz Piano Performance.

If you study with me you will be able to expand your knowledge of:
-Music Theory
-Harmony
-Piano technique
-Ear Training
-Sight Reading
-Composition
-Improvisation

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About Chris

Born and raised in downtown Manhattan, I have studied music for over 15 years now. When I was about 8 years old I started studying classical piano, and to be perfectly honest, it was like pulling teeth to get me to play. The repetitious nature of learning classical etude after etude wore down upon

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Chris is excellent
Vera Z.
Chris is a phenomenal piano instructor! He is extremely talented and can play different kinds of music- such an inspiration. He is very patient as my daughter and myself are beginners. He immediately picked up on what kind of music my daughter is into and has her play pieces that interests her and makes her happy (which also means she will practice more) I highly recommend Chris!

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Riverside, MO

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Riverside is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"I'm an adult with some music background. Jordan has been great, encouraging me in my progress and helping pay attention to the details of music. He's also guiding me in teaching my kids who are 5 and 7. They have some special needs. We tried having my boys take lessons from Jordan initially, they just weren't ready for formal instruction. Too many typical crazy kid behavior. So I am doing what I can at home and Jordan has given me great input to get them ready to eventually take lessons. I'm so impressed with Jordan. He has a great, positive, fun personality and he really knows is music!!"
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