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Richard D.

25 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $28
  • Bachelor's of Science in Business Management (Marketing Emphasis) from University of Missouri St Louis
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Richard D.

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I teach guitar from a wide background in many genres. You can expect to learn chord and scale theory, as well as mechanics, tone control, note and key identification, and ear training. We can explore any genre of interest, however my specialties are in blues, rock, classic rock, bluegrass, and country.

About Richard

Music is my life. Since the age of 16, I have studied the guitar extensively. During my high-school years I was involved in band, marching band, choir, and independent music theory. I started my first band when I was 19 in the U.S. Army, and my life has never been the same since. I played music

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Greg
Richie is a great instructor who strikes a good balance between keeping things new and fun while also creating a healthy challenge. I'm only halfway through my lessons with him, and I've enjoyed each one of them so far!
Richard W.
This was my first lesson with Richard, he was awesome. Richard is very knowledgeable, good listener and explained in detail what we were covering for the lesson this evening. Richard is very patient and explained he enjoys working with beginners, highly recommend Richard if you’re looking to learn to play the guitar. Looking forward to learning more from Richard.
Jason
Richie is very knowledgeable and presented the information in an easy to understand way. I would highly recommended him as an instructor!
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Olivia D.

1 Review
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Teaching since 2018
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Olivia D.

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I have been teaching children and adults sewing techniques for the past two years. I truly enjoy watching my students grow their skill levels and take on interesting projects to reach their goals. We start at your level and before moving on we ensure comfort and mastery of each skill. We will work at pace and make sure you understand the art of sewing. Join me to learn this essential skill!

About Olivia

Hi there! I am happy you are interested in sewing lessons to develop or improve upon your skills! I run a non-profit dedicated to teaching sewing to children and adults. I love teaching all levels and have specialized in beginning sewers with a focus on teaching children aged 8-14. While teaching se

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Lisa
She really customize the lesson to meet your skill level and needs. I’m so glad I signed up for classes.
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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
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David M.

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Acoustic Guitar, Blues Guitar, Jazz, Rock, Metal.

About David

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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Lucy K.

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

3 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German
  • Jazz Saxophone Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Awarded Outstanding Musician from Rolling Meadows Jazz Festival
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Sarah S.

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Flute and clarinet are doubles that saxophone players in the professional music world need to be solid on! Let's get to work

About Sarah

Hi! My name's Sarah and I am a musician who has been teaching for over 10 years! I strive to find a path that works best for the individual. Every musical plan and self-made curriculum I bring to a lesson is focused on helping that particular student develop. It's never a one-size fits all lesson pl

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David Durham
Sarah is very easy to work with, always interested in helping you the student have fun with the sax, as she has. Despite her great experience and background (or because of it?) she never seemed bored or working beneath herself with a beginner. I could say more, but I better take this time to practice!
Jerry L.
My 10 years old son is learning Saxophone with Sarah. Sarah is very considerate and professional. 5 star.
Jerry L.
My 10 years old son is learning Saxophone with Sarah. Sarah is very considerate and professional. Highly recommended.
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Kathy S.

7 Reviews
Saint Louis, MO
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Emglish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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 contin

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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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"Kathy is a very fine instructor, concentrating on thorough mastery of lesson material in a consistent a disciplined manner."
Robert Bilenchi
Took Piano lessons from Kathy B.
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"Michael does an outstanding job with our son. Very professional and very creative, punctual and yet flexible. Our son always seems to enjoy his lesson."
Lloyd
Took Bagpipes lessons from Michael L.
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"Ben is a PRO. Our lessons are the most fruitful I've ever taken. First, let me say that I have been studying voice for 15 years. I have performed on stage and in recital many times over the years. To prepare me for my performances I have had voice lesson teachers from the ages of 21-73 and this man leaves them all in a trail of musical pixie dust.

I started taking lessons with Ben in January 2014 because I wanted to keep my voice in shape as I hadn't performed in over a year. (Use it or lose it!!!) Our lessons began with broadening my range (as an alto I always fear my upper register). After learning all the wonderful vocal exercises, we move on to repertoire. I brought him various pieces of broadway and secular music. There are a few that we go over just so I can learn specific ways to sing words so that the vowel is perfect and there are others that help me learn more of the Idina Menzel qualities I would like to discover in my own voice. When it came time for auditions, Ben helped me find new ways to perform an old piece that freshened and revived it!

Every lesson I walk away with something new I have learned about my voice and about the art of music itself. Ben's passion for the human voice is evident in his teachings. Many of his reviews state his patience and professionalism and I agree. I feel so confident when I leave his studio! Whether you are looking to take voice lessons for the first time, or you are a seasoned performer, Ben's your guy."
Amber
Took Singing lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Rene is a great instructor. He's extremely patient, knowledgeable, receptive, and encouraging. He listens to your needs and works with you to formulate a lesson plan that works for you. I have thoroughly have enjoyed my lessons, and have seen an improvement in my guitar playing. I'm very happy I signed up with him."
Jason Hotchkiss
Took Electric Guitar lessons from Rene S.
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"Joan taught my son from first time to an advanced beginner. She was very patient and extremely helpful. My son was fully engaged in his lessons and always enjoyed his time with Joan. Joan was very dependable, always on time for lessons and always flexible with her scheduling. She also assisted in purchasing a drumset for my son. I would recommend Joan to anyone looking to learn the drums."
John
Took Drum lessons from Joan Q.
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"Randy's classes are a lot of fun, I have learned a lot and improved my piano playing while enjoying the learning process. This method has taught me to appreciate music in new ways and keeps it interesting."
Ken
Took Piano lessons from Randy L.
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"Lance is a remarkably effective teacher. I am a beginner at singing and found lessons with him to be very valuable. He does a great job of intently listening to your current abilities and knowing exactly what drills and exercises will be most helpful to you in order to improve quickly. He is very invested in you meeting your goals. I would highly recommend taking lessons with Lance!"
Mihir
Took Singing lessons from Lance R.
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"Chelsea has been great with my two children. She is very patient and knowledgeable and is flexible in teaching the kids their favorite songs. We will miss her."
Delphine
Took Piano lessons from Chelsea C.
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Jeffrey
Took Trombone lessons from Pasquale G.
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"My son was initially unsure of the online aspect of the lesson but has come to respect his teacher, his knowledge, talent and the way he is being taught. I think he can really improve with the techniques being used."
Vicki
Took Singing lessons from Paul M.
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