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Mel P.

41 Reviews
Union, MO
Starting at $29
  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
  • Music Education from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mel P.

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.I can show you how to read notes, tabs and charts, play by ear and play like a pro.

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I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructor

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Hannah
I highly recommend Mel for fiddle. He had a lot of really good tips and was very willing to find songs that fit the kind of music I wanted to play. Highly recommend!
Ilona
I absolutely love Mel’s lessons and look forward to them every week! I haven’t played seriously in years and have developed some bad bowing habits and difficulty with pitch over time and was close to not playing anymore. After reading the other reviews, I decided to give him a try and am so thankful I did!! My bowing and intonation is improving, he incorporates some music theory appropriate to what we are learning to master the song. I can’t wait to see where I am in 6 months from now! Thank you Mel, my passion for music is returning and am looking forward to my audition in the community orchestra next season!
Hannah
I just started working with Mel and he is awesome! He really listened to my goals and the type of music I am interested in playing and he is planning our lessons based on that. He is very good at explaining things and giving examples. I look forward to our lessons. Highly recommend!
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Daniela K.

35 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniela K.

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I have been teaching for more then 20 years and my main goal is to develop deep love and appreciation for music.

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Hi ! My name is Daniela and I can't wait to meet you! I have been teaching piano and theory since 1994 and have loved helping my students discover the beautiful world of music. Seeing my students grow into well rounded and educated people that love art, are able to recognize different styles o

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Lois
Very knowledgeable and extremely patient helping the student to understand the music and all of the factors that bring the tune together!
Lois
Great teacher; very knowledgeable in both theory and methods of teaching
Lois (gift for my mother) ..
Daniela is a wonderful teacher; while learning the basics of your keyboard, each lesson is enhanced with a new theme to give a greater understanding of this beautiful instrument. Daniela has helped me accomplished a lot in just five lessons; I hope to continue as long as I can!
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Lucy K.

2 Reviews
Chesterfield, MO
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Czech, Russian, Bulgarian, Bulgarian, English
  • Violin performance from Academy of Fine Arts, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Lucy K.

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Experienced violin teacher of 39 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of counting, concentration, coordination, precision and note reading skills. I specialize in traditional European method.

About Lucy

Hi There! I am a violin, viola and piano teacher with over 39 years of experience as a professional violinist. I earned a Master of Arts degree in Violin Performance and Instruction from the Higher Musical Pedagogical Institute in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. I teach traditional European method, and my stude

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Steven F.
Very knowledgeable and experienced in not just playing the violin but teaching it as well.
Chris T.
At the age of 58 I decided to start taking violin lessons for 2 reasons, enjoyment of playing music and exercise my brain. I found Lucy K on the takelessons.com website and she was able to accommodate my request for lessons in my home on a Sunday. Starting from scratch, she taught me the fundamentals of playing and I have made some progress over the last 8 months. She is patient with me yet will push me along and at time bring me out of my comfort zone, which is good. She has the ability and training to teach students from early age to older adults like me. In addition, she also teaches piano, which my wife started lessons with Lucy K at the same time I started violin. She has my recommendation if you have interest in either violin or piano.
Chris T.
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Angela H.

72 Reviews
Saint Charles, MO
Starting at $34
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Lindenwood University
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Angela H.

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I started playing piano at age seven when my mother enrolled me in lessons. I have been playing ever since, and I absolutely love it. I began teaching private piano lessons in 2003, and have taught many thousands of lessons since that time. I have experience accompanying choirs, instrumentalists, and vocalists, as well as playing as a soloist in various piano competitions and recitals. I recently began taking lessons in jazz piano, a genre I never learned much about. I believe it is never too late to learn something new, and I am excited to start this new chapter of my musical life and to use this new knowledge to enhance my own teaching.

In my piano lessons I use the Faber's fabulous Piano Adventures series. In my opinion, they are the best books on the market, emphasizing reading by intervals as opposed to memorizing note names. This method minimizes student frustration while also decreasing the amount of time it takes a student to read a new song. Piano Adventures also focuses ...

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Hi! My name is Angela, and I teach private piano, voice, and music theory. I've been teaching music for most of my life at this point, and have taught many ages (3 to 93) and ability levels. My favorite, though, is watching long-term students grow and mature as musicians over the course of several y

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Ginevra
Angela is amazing! After one lesson with my 7 year old, my kid is already excited about playing the piano again!
Lynn K.
Great first lesson. Eased my fear as an older student that has never played an instrument. She has a nice approach based on my goals. Looking forward to learning more!
Beth
She is a great teacher with a lot of patience for this woman who always wanted to learn how to sing! I'm sure it isn't easy teaching online because of this time in our life, but she makes it fun!
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David M.

48 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $24
  • B.M./M.M. Music Theory and Composition from Webster University
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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David M.

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Sight-reading, right-hand technique, repertoire development.

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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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Chris
Dave is one of the best teachers I've ever had. He's extremely kind and easy to work with, and always pushed me further. He built a balanced curriculum around technique, theory, and playing songs that had me seeing great improvements in a short amount of time. You will not be disappointed! This man knows a great deal about a large variety of topics, and will tune your curriculum to what specific things you want to learn.
Danielle
Dave is a great teacher!
Brian O.
Patient, encouraging, extremely knowledgeable, and always there to answer questions. Everything you could want in a teacher.
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Benedetta O.

4 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, Latin, Italian, English
  • Bachelor Degree in Voice from University of Modena
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Benedetta O.

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Hi, my name is Benedetta and I am an Italian Opera Singer now based in USA. I always loved music from an early age and I began performing at the age of 14 and continued my education at the Conservatory of Music and Philharmonic Academy in my country. I have a bachelor degree and a master in voice. From the age of 14 till 18 I performed in Broadway shows and then I approached the operatic world. Now I'm a professional opera singer, working all over the world and teaching at the same. In my lessons, you can expect to learn breathing technique, to develop your voice range, to focus on expression and interpretation. I can teach pop music, broadway as opera. I look forward to getting to know you as a student and learning about your specific goals, interests, and learning style. Book a lesson now and get connected right away!

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PLEASE, BE AWARE THAT IN PERSON LESSONS WILL BE ONLY WITH FULLY VACCINATED STUDENTS! THANKS FOR UNDERSTANDING Hi, my name is Benedetta and I am an Italian Opera Singer now based in USA. I always loved music from an early age and I began performing at the age of 14 and continued my education at t

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Angelica
An amazing woman who works to help you achieve perfection. So kind and professional.
Byron L.
Unfortunately there was a network problem and we had to finish to lesson by phone
Ash
She really took the time to understand what I need and worked with me to help me with my breathing and technique. I am definitely taking more lessons from Benedetta.

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Took ESL lessons from Anna E.
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"I have had four classes with Jean-Luc and am enjoying it very much. I have "homework" for the first time in decades. I am also doing a few other online studies, and find that my lessons with Jean-Luc really complement that. In particular, I am learning correct pronunciation and when it is correct to use certain phrases."
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Took French lessons from Jean-Luc B.
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Took German lessons from Valentina K.
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