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Kathy S.

7 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Emglish
  • Teaching since 1979
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kathy S.

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Students of all ages in a personal relaxed atmosphere.
Customized to each student. If the student has not previously taken lessons I use Piano Adventures as the basic course guide. I have found it the most productive and enjoyable for my students. I uses a minimum of the Lesson and Theory book for my younger students with either the basic course or Accelerated course depending on their age and maturity. Adults begin with the All In one adult book. I add the other books that accompany each level based on the particular students needs and interests. I believe that a good grounding in Theory is essential as a student who becomes proficient in sight reading, no matter how well he/she plays by ear, will find that the doors for lifetime musical fulfillment with be much wider. However, with a student who has already had some lessons I will be happy to continue with any method that the student is currently using.
I also believe in supplementing the Piano course with the student's favorite ...

About Kathy

About Me: I am an experienced classically trained Pianist who has been playing since the 3rd grade. I enjoy all styles of music and love sharing that enjoyment with my students. I have certification from the State of Missouri that I am proficient in educating beginning Piano students and have conti

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Josh
Kathy is very fun and enjoyable. We laugh during my lessons and she is low pressure. She makes the entire process of learning an instrument fun!
Tammy
I am VERY pleased with Kathy as my daughter's piano teacher! She is patient and knowledgeable giving a very well rounded lesson. She includes theory in her lesson plan and I think that helps my daughter in her understanding of the whys...
Kathy
Kathy came to my home for my lesson. She has a very pleasant personality and it is very easy to follow her instructions. She kept the pace up, yet did not overload me. It's been a number of years since I have played and she did an excellent job on getting me back on the keys. I am looking forward to our next lesson.
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Carolyn C.

11 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Teaches students 6 to 87
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1989
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Carolyn C.

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Students can expect to learn individually at their own pace. Every lesson will be encouraging to the student. Every lesson will be a good experience. I strive to teach love of music whether popular, sacred or classical.

About Carolyn

I earned my degrees in music and elementary education at Southeast Missouri University. I taught music in school for seven years. in 1989 I began teaching only privately . I am constantly aware that the best way for students to learn is a program individually planned for him or her. I love teachin

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Kate
My 6th grader has been taking piano lessons with Carolyn for almost 3 years now. She has been so patient with him, yet encourages and most especially challenges him to be better each week! He looks forward to his lesson with her, and the recitals have increased his confidence as well as his pride in his accomplishments!! Thank you Carolyn!!
Chris
My Grandson has taken lessons from Carolyn for a few years. He is 11. He has done very well with her. She knows her stuff and is very encouraging to him. She has recitals every 6 months and he has really advanced. I would highly recommend her.
Karen
Three of our children have taken piano lessons from Carolyn. Our oldest son, who has graduated from college, still plays daily. Our other two sons are current students; both began lessons in early grade school.

Mrs. Calahan is patient, kind, and affectionate with her students. She shows a keen interest in encouraging them to succeed, while tolerating their occasional quirks. Our kids have had the opportunity to play classical pieces, jazz, ragtime, show tunes, and popular music. Their piano playing abilities have progressed steadily under Mrs. Calahan's instruction and her unintimidating approach has allowed them to develop an ever-increasing appreciation for music. We are lucky to have found her!

Lucy K.

2 Reviews
Chesterfield, MO
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English, Bulgarian, Russian, Czech, Bulgarian
  • Violin performance from Academy of Fine Arts, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Teaching since 1982
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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 stud

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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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Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Gold Award from Forte International Competition
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Yakov D.

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I prepare students for the entrance auditions to the Middle and High Schools. Students participate in recitals, competitions as soloists and in chamber groups, bands and orchestras.

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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He is just excellent.
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Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
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Elizabeth W.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elizabeth W.

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Experienced teacher of 3 years, specializing in the beginner & intermediate trombone student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

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I am a professional trombonist. I graduated from University of Louisville with a Bachelors of Music Education. Trombone students can expect to improve week to week in their technique. I teach students to release built up tension while playing and apply foundational techniques in order to unlock th

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Matthew H.

122 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Awarded Student Favorite from Takelessons Community from TakeLessons
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Matthew H.

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Award-Winning Teacher - Networked/played with members of
Heart, Bad Company & Queensryche. Learn Your Favorite Songs Quickly & Accurately.

From Chopin To Bach To Randy Rhoads (my 1st influence)
It can be done!. I'll show You How!

Teaching Classical Guitar Is My Specialty.. Been Playing & Performing For 35 years now!

About Matthew

Learn How To Play An Instrument or Sing with Celeb Online or In-Studio Music Lessons & Personal Coaching.. Develop The Sound & Singing Voice You Want & Need For Success! See How Associates Of Mine Made it On “NBC TV’s The Voice!" Learn Easy Achievable "Baby Steps" To Get You Started. 12 Steps

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Kari W.
My first lesson was excellent!! Matthew is very knowledgeable and personable and I’m so happy I found your company!!
Timothy Quimbo
Matthew is an excellent singing instructor! He is very skilled and committed to helping his students become the best musician they can be.
Hiram A.
Good teacher, lots of patience & knowledge. Thanks

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"Glynis is great! My 10 year old daughter enjoys taking piano lessons with Glynis. She is patient, reliable, and makes lessons according to my daughter's abilities/needs. I highly recommend her."
Jamina
Took Piano lessons from Glynis D.
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"We would like to thank John for becoming our all time favorite drum teacher. In just 7 lesson John managed to not only give our daughter the support and teach the techniques she needed for her upcoming concert, but also boost her self-confidence tremendously. Our daughter is a quite girl and as the only percussionist in the school band, she needed and needs to learn from someone with John's experience at teaching children.
Thank you, John. We can't wait to take more lessons soon!!!"
Katja
Took Drum lessons from John M.
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"My 6 year old daughter started taking lessons with Nikita in July. By now she can read music, recognize some chords by ear and practice on her own. I'm lucky to have found an excellent teacher!"
Dharini
Took Classical Piano lessons from Nikita S.
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"He really helped me to improve the power and control of my voice, and gave me really insightful performance tips to really act out a song with emotion."
Emily
Took Singing lessons from Gabriel B.
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"My son has been taking lessons for 9 months with Jordan. He is a great teacher. He has an exceptional gift for music and sharing it with others. He has the students select the songs they want to learn which excites and encourages them. Highly recommend!"
Kim Phelan
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Patient and knowledgeable, good teacher! First lesson went great, I feel I have learned a lot already."
Wolf
Took Banjo lessons from Robert M.
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Ryan has a great knowledge of his craft. Highly educated in his field, he brings talent, history, patience and humor to his Students. It can be a tedious, learning any instrument, but like fine art practice, makes for new and Better adventures. Thank You Ryan for all you do! You're Awesome :)"
Lisa
Took Guitar lessons from Ryan S.
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"Bill is a stand-up guy. My 11-yr-old beginner daughter is happy with her lessons so far and he interacts with me in a friendly and polite manner. He is respectful of our time and does what he says he's going to do. Can't ask for much more. We are looking forward to a summer of trombone lessons with him."
Melissa
Took Trombone lessons from William C.
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"Stephen is such a professional vocal coach , and the way he moves makes me wanna persue my musical journey. He is an instructor you can rely on , and reach your goal."
Patrice
Took Singing lessons from Stephen H.
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"Ms.Judy is an amazing Teacher she showed me how to unlock my talents in piano and vocals. She recognizes were you struggle and she turns those struggles into your stenghths by guiding you step by step Helping you reach the next milestone to your passion in becoming better at what you love to do. I highly recommend Ms.Judy as your teacher she is very knowledgeable and compassionate about her work and students.She is also very organized and gets to know you on a personal level , if you want to honestly grow and succeed then she's the one for you :)
Thanks Ms. Judy your an amazing Music teacher and your so fun to work with. ♡♡♡♡♡"
Andrea
Took Piano lessons from Judy F.
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