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Mel P.

21 Reviews
Troy, 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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Understanding music theory will give depth to your musical skills. I know how to make the complex easy to learn. I have studied music theory at Southern Illinois University and through Eastman School of Music ( top ranked music theory university). I will show you how to apply your knowledge to make it very practical and usable in every day instrumental playing. Lets get together.

About Mel

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 instructo

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Thomas W.
First lesson but Mel is keen on understanding where the student is, strengths, weaknesses and charting a path forward. Strong teacher. Great personality. Look forward to the work ahead
Alan J.
Great teacher. I was taught exactly what I asked for. Looking forward to practicing it now.
Daniel J.
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Matthew B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 2 and up
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Matthew B.

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Discussion and application of classical theory and jazz harmony.

About Matthew

I'm a performer/instructor residing in Los Angeles,CA. I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where I founded the band Synasis with my brother. We played several local shows, as well as opening for national touring artists. While living in Ohio I also attended The Recording Workshop, where I studied audio en

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Veronica B.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Keyboard and music composition from Stony Brook University, NY
  • Awarded Best Teacher of 2015 from Private company
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Veronica B.

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Hello! I can teach you chords, modal counterpoint, intervals, harmonies, song structure and how to transpose music for the vocal ranges.

About Veronica

Hello, potential piano proteges'! .. Being a piano protege as a child myself, I have been teaching piano, organ, and flute for over 25 years since, and I currently have students that range from children to adults. While you are learning to play the piano, you will be playing popular, classical, hym

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Dianne
My granddaughter likes her very much. She is kind and patient. Thank you Veronica
Michael *.
Veronica was fantastic. Very straightforward approach easy to comprehend. First lesson and I’m hooked. Thanks Veronica
Samyra
Day one.She is Very good teacher.

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Miriam Angela P.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Master of Music from University of Miami
  • Awarded Richard Stevens Teacher of the Year from Greenville Univesity
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Miriam Angela P.

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Music Theory can seem complicated. But let's take the stress out of it and learn how the notes fit together and how to build on that knowledge. I endeavor to make it much more accessible and even a little fun!

About Miriam Angela

*** Studio Equipment *** The teacher's home studio lessons are taught in the music room with piano, guitar, full-length mirror. Seating is also available. *** Travel Equipment *** I provide any book or sheet music materials for myself. Students required to have instrument. *** Specialties *** V

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Anonymous
Would not recommend. Has some knowledge but a really bad character and will put you down as a person. If you aren’t a favorite, you’re ranked least important and more likely to be put down. A really bad experience and person.
JJ
Miriam is an excellent musician, mentor, and person! She knows her craft extremely well and knows how to coach someone by offering critical feedback and encouragement. Miriam is the kindest and most compassionate person that you will ever meet. Taking vocal lessons with Miriam will make you a better singer and a better person. Thanks, Miriam!
Ethan
Miriam is by far the best singing instructor that I have ever had. She works with you so well to make sure that you find some sort of growth in your singing ability every time you meet with her. Totally Incredible!!
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Scott S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • middle and high school clarinet student, 7 years from local
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Scott S.

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Through the foundation I've gained by the influences of Mel Bay, Hal Leonard, and Suzuki musical instruction methods, I compile my own teaching materials. Using personally constructed guitar lessons, I demonstrate, instruct, and guide the student based on my assessment of their individual needs, skill level, and progress. Lessons are formulated in Modules, and advancement through them is based on the student's personal aptitude, skill level, and practice commitment. Learning is accomplished by ear as well as through essential methods of musical notation (tablature, 5-line staff, rhythmic comprehension). Students are trained to perform written music as well as to write and express the music within themselves.
I'm an encouraging and motivating guitar teacher with a casual relaxed approach. Teaching new guitarists is very rewarding to me. To see the light come on and watch a student perform a song, express themselves musically, and create their own composition is an awesome experience.

About Scott

The key to learning guitar......is finding the right instructor! I am an encouraging, effective guitar instructor and an experienced performing musician, offering in-person beginner through intermediate guitar instruction in my home and on line. It is very rewarding to me to help others alon

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Gabe D.
Scott is an accomplished player and a patient, knowledgeable teacher, i highly recommend him
Lucas
Scott takes his time to teach you proper techniques to take your playing to the next level.
Joan B.
I'm enjoying my lessons with Scott. He has taught me a lot. He makes playing and learning exciting. I can't wait for my next lesson.

Cole K.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cole K.

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With critical listening, transcription, and composition exercises we will understand the theory involved in any music you are interested in. Music theory is a central part of any music. From the basics of scales and chords to the complex sequences and movements of classical music, I can help you understand and implement the theory behind it.

About Cole

On any given day you may find Cole K. improvising in a small club in Brooklyn, circuit-bending a Speak And Spell, or arranging horn parts for pop stars. He is a trumpet player, electronic musician, and composer living in Brooklyn, NY. K. is currently involved with a variety of projects including c

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John N.
This Cole is King! I would give Cole 10 stars if it were possible. I had lessons with Cole in the summer of 2014 on the trumpet and let me tell you the guy is a giant on trumpet. I learned so much. I learned more in a summer's lessons with Cole than most people get in years. He made learning trumpet a lot of fun but at the same time I leaned basic skills, like how to keep beat and count. Can't say enough.

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"I have been taking lessons with Jimmy for 3 years and could not ask for a better teacher. He makes my interest grow and has a wealth of knowledge and the patience to share it. He challenges me regularly. I only wish I had found him sooner as previous instructors never had the flexibility or patience that Jimmy has.
Learning in such a relaxed environment has worked very well for me. My son has since started lessons with Jimmy as well and it has become a great experience for both of us."
Tim
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"I started taking guitar lessons for the first time 10 months ago and am thankful I found such a great teacher in Ahmad. His positive attitude and love of music helps me stay engaged and lessons are productive and fun.

One of the great things about Ahmad is he listens to you and adjusts lesson content based on the feedback you provide. His ability to listen allows Ahmad to deliver a personalized lesson plan that incorporates your goals and gets you excited about what you are working on.

Ahmad also has taught me techniques to prevent and address minor aches that come up while learning to play. He takes this seriously and shows you how to prevent and resolve any issues that come up.

Overall, taking lessons from Ahmad has been a very positive experience. I look forward to continuing working with him to get better."
Shawn
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"Trevor was very engaging and taught the fundamentals of music theory very well!"
Richard
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor P.
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"One of the best teacher I have ever had!!

I highly recommend him! He is one of the best!!!!!"
Rozbeh
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"I now love music theory!"
Alex
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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"Jon is a superb music teacher for adult beginners. He's very encouraging, patient, and knowledgeable. His big smile paired with his easy going personality is very inviting, and his ability to meet his student where they are and keep the lesson on track is where he shined in our session(s). By the end of our first session I had specific goals and recommendations on how to make progress for where I'm at it my practice. I'd highly recommend John to anyone looking to pick up music."
Steve
Took Music Theory lessons from Jon S.
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"Paul not only has a passion for music, but he has a passion for teacjing music and sharing his gift with others."
George
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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"Michelle is very patient and taught me different ways of solving problems with SATB and other music theory concepts like voice leading and chord functions. She also helped me practice my musicianship skills."
Hadassah
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Very informative,good sense of humor,looking forward to future experiences."
Dion
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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"Incredibly patient, she makes the lesson very easy to grasp, I've had other teachers but I've most excelled when taking lessons and receiving tutoring from Michelle! My theory and voice has improved incredibly because of her :)"
Melissa
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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