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I can't even explain how great this made me feel. I suddenly felt like I could actually achieve this bucket list dream of mine.
Kyle, Country Guitar (In-Person)
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I love teaching because I love passing on my knowledge to others who want to learn.
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An hour lesson just flies by and I’ve learned so much...I’m so excited to return to France and to use all that I’ve learned!
Malia, French (Online)
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I teach because I love bringing more music, harmony and joy into this world!
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What works for you? Online lesson or local teacher? Either way, your music lessons are live, interactive, and customized for teens.
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Johnny R.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Johnny R.

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WHAT YOU'LL GET WORKING WITH ME

Now accepting select drum students ages 10+ for live, one on one online lessons.

There's nothing more fulfilling than learning to play, and by studying with me, you'll get an incredible knowledge of the basics and advanced techniques of becoming a great drummer.

Whether your goal is to join your first band, lay down electronic beats for EDM, get better in your current band or church ministry, my goal is to help you excel quicker and better than you ever could by doing it alone.

I am a pretty serious drummer and accept students who are serious about their craft. You don't have to be incredible - but you do have to want to improve and have the dedication to study, practice, and perform. Oh, and we have a TON OF FUN along the way!

So, if this fits your idea of a teacher, please set up a no-risk intro pack of lessons. If you're not satisfied, or I'm not your cup of tea, TakeLessons offers a refund for your remaining lessons.

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About Johnny

Welcome! My name is Johnny and I appreciate you taking the time learn more about me and what I can offer you as your teacher. I am a devoted musician, educator and inventor. I'm also the drummer for platinum-selling rock band Collective Soul. I am an active live and in studio drummer touring and

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Ben K.
Really good. Exactly what I need.
Rich S.
I have really enjoyed taking drum lessons with Johnny Rabb. He is not only a highly accomplished and talented musician, but a phenomenal teacher as well. As an older adult student who has studied with other teachers, I find Johnny's teaching style to be very engaging, creative and fun. His style allows him to challenge his students, but not overwhelm them as they progress with their lessons. I highly recommend Johnny for any student who is looking to take their playing to the next level!
Rich
I have really enjoyed taking drum lessons with Johnny. He is an exceptional player and teacher who is extremely knowledgeable in his craft. As an older adult who has studied previously with other teachers, I find his style to be very creative, engaging and fun! Highly Recommend!
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Davis D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded National Piano Foundation and the NAMM Foundation Scholarship from National Piano Foundation
  • Teaching since 2006
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Davis D.

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Nationally Certified Teacher of Music and Master of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy with 15 years of teaching experience. In addition to teaching, I currently serve as the National Certification Chair for the Music Teachers National Association Certification Program. As an expert teacher in the field of music teaching, I frequently give presentations and workshops at music conferences across the U.S.

What to Expect When Taking Lessons With Davis:
•Students reaching their maximum potential through proven teaching methods
•Healthy posture, piano technique, expressive playing, creativity, efficient practice, and well-rounded musicianship
•Positive learning environment where I work hard to deliver engaging experiences and connect with students
•Professional plan of study and careful leveling and planning for each student's custom-tailored curriculum
•Working on the music the student enjoys playing!
•Having fun!

What to Expect with My Online Studio Setup:
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About Davis

Davis holds a Master of Music Degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Oklahoma and is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music through the Music Teachers National Association. He has formerly taught at the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma Baptist University. ​ As a perfo

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Gail
As an older, beginner student, now 72, I appreciate Davis’ teaching to my specific needs for the past three years. My need, or quirkiness, was to learn music theory because I had to know the history of music and circle of fifths in order to understand the mechanics of the piano while I was learning to play. As a retired ICU nurse, rationale matters! To me anyway. Plus it helped me to read and understand music much faster. He recommended the college level music theory course books and continues to oversee my work and reinforce understanding. He’s so patient! I told my husband that I’d follow my hairdresser anywhere, Now, I say that about my piano teacher! I started at his studio in Edmond, Oklahoma and now I’m remote learning in his new studio in Cincinnati, Ohio. Davis is irreplaceable.
Lynn
Davis is a wonderful and talented instructor. He tailors lessons to fit the students needs and teaches with great passion and patience. My daughter has been taking piano lessons from him for almost three years and she enjoys every lesson with Davis. Greatly appreciate!
Monica
Davis has many special gifts, but best of all, he is patient. He shows compassion and gives kind thoughtful feedback to his students. He is flexible and let’s the students play the type of music they are interested in to help build confidence and that also encourages practice!
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Casey C.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Casey C.

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I have developed a natural teaching method that focuses on learning and understanding the building blocks of drum set playing, familiarizing and connecting these building blocks, and applying them to individual expression. I have the ability to take nearly anyone without prior drum set or rhythmic experience, and, within days, turn them into beat playing drummers! My approach focuses on:
-building an understanding and relationship with each drum
-the basic rudimentary foundation of drumming
-how to approach the drums, hold the sticks, set up the drums, and tune the drums
-basic mechanical techniques
-development of each limb
-learning how to read basic drum charts and play to them
-learning and playing the most significant beats and patterns in the history of drum set
-gaining the ability to effectively teach oneself how to improve as a drummer
-learning your favorite songs on drums
-how to play in a band

About Casey

Hi I'm a 34 year old professional musician that has worked hard to become a first call drummer for performance, instruction, and studio session work in the Atlanta area. Over the past decade I have toured internationally, recorded with countless regional, national and local artists, and have gained

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Avery F.
A great teacher, so patient and really has made all my son's lessons so much fun. He looks forward to Casey's lessons every week
Lynn C.
Pavel
Fantastic lesson and inspiring teacher
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Laura C.

12 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Dolan Prize from Columbia University
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Laura C.

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I emphasize a physically relaxed and technically accurate approach to cello playing so that students are free to create music without limitations or physical discomfort.
Though playing an instrument takes hard work, it should be a fun and enjoyable experience too! We will work together to ensure that you are learning pieces that interest you and inspire you to reach the next level. By the end of each lesson you will know what to work on for the week and exactly how to practice in order to achieve the most effective results.

Students will learn the fundamentals of music theory and history while focusing on improving their technical facility on the cello. Students also work towards building their comfort with the instrument by practicing increasingly complex exercises and repertoire.

Lessons will be highly interactive and geared towards your personal goals as an aspiring cellist.

About Laura

*** About Me *** I am a classically trained cellist in NYC. I have a master's degree in cello performance from a top NYC conservatory and I am a registered Suzuki teacher for books 1-10. In addition to performing music, I love to teach cello lessons to aspiring musicians of all ages! My musical as

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Janet M.
My first lesson with Laura was even better than I had hoped. I'm an adult intermediate player who has not played in the past several years. Laura communicated with me several times prior to the lesson to check on my experience, goals, and music requests. During the lesson Laura identified and helped with several problem techniques and provided exercises to help correct them. She was friendly, professional, and made excellent use of our lesson time. She's an excellent coach and I'm so excited to have found her!
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Roberta M.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Roberta M.

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In my studio, I believe that my role is to steer students toward a deeper understanding of themselves, their instrument, and their relationship to music. I tailor my teaching to the needs of my individual students, who currently range from age 7 to adult, often adding improvisation and extended techniques to increase my students€™ awareness of the potential of the flute as a channel for one€™s creativity.

About Roberta

Flutist, Roberta M., is equally at home playing classical and new music. I Care If You Listen has extolled her “lush, full tones… even among the best professionals, not many flute players sound so compelling in a lower register.” Praising her “extreme adventurousness,” New York Concert Review said

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Very helpful and engaging. Looking forward to future sessions
Jim H.
In person is much better.
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Jennifer W.

36 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Sign Language, spanish, english
  • Teaches students 4 to 40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jennifer W.

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I am experienced in trumpet, french horn, trombone, bass trombone, and piano, trumpet being my main instrument, been playing for approximately over 25 years. I have an Associate degree in Music education. I have also composition, arrangement, and written my own trumpet book. I have played in many Mariachi bands around Texas.
I have self-taught myself to sing alto, guitar, handbells, organ, and percussion for approximately 15 years. I start learning music off and on from the age of 10. I started on piano and off I went from piano to trumpet. An along the way I pick up the guitar, voice, percussion, handbells, trombone, and french horn. I love learning and teaching music to others.

About Jennifer

Welcome! I am experienced in trumpet, french horn, trombone, and piano, trumpet being my main instrument, been playing both approximately over 25 years. I have an Associate degree in Music education. I have self-taught myself to sing alto, guitar, handbells, organ, and percussion for approxima

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Not good. We signed up and set up everything. This teacher never showed up to a lesson. We have contacted take lessons several times to arrange for another teacher or get a refund and have had no response.
Marcello S.
Amazing teacher who was patient and kind with a 13 year old who decided to learn an instrument without the benefit of a band class in middle school. I am very impressed with the tools she introduced him to, the lessons she laid out for him to accomplish on his own and how she left him motivated to get started right away on practicing.

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Average Cost of Music Lessons for Teens

The average cost of 60-minute music lessons is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $300 per hour.
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$44 average
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$57 average
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$71 average

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