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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!
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Jordan M.

101 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Music Education, Jazz Emphasis from University of Miami, Coral Gables
  • Awarded 2013 Award for Outstanding Graduate Student - Music - from San Diego State University School of Music and Dance Faculty
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jordan M.

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Strum and sing your favorite songs! Rhythm, fingerpicking, singing and playing, soloing, chord melodies and more. The foundation of music lessons is developing good listening and good timing. These are skills that all the best musicians have. That, along with some study of ukulele basics will provide a foundation for us to approach the kind of music that inspired you to look up a uk teacher. My hope is that you will become a well rounded musician and uk player, and that we'll both discover new music :)

I also enjoy preparing for jam sessions, auditions, and competing for placement in school ensembles and for scholarships.

About Jordan

1. All my students feel like rock stars! Each lesson is fun and enriching. 2. I provide a clear lesson plan complete with goals, achievement levels, and performances. *Experienced teacher and professional musician. *Has performed with: The Brian Setzer Orchestra, Great Good Fine Ok, 10,000

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Patient, knowledgeable, engaging
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Justin B.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • DMA in Trumpet Performance from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
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Justin B.

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I am able to teach beginning level horn.

About Justin

Applauded for his “gleaming trumpet work” (Hyde Park Herald) and “dazzling virtuosity” (Grunion Gazette), Justin B. is a versatile musician, performing on both historical and modern trumpets. He specializes in early music, most notably in difficult high-register music for Baroque trumpet. Before fo

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David
Justin was professional and kind with our teenage son. First lesson went great!
victor G.
Justin is very patient and knowledgeable and has great insights on how to help you along.
Jennifer
He is very knowledgeable and professional! I’m relearning the basics and his sessions have been very helpful to me. I plan to continue!
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Joshua A.

10 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 1st Place Winner: Texas State University Composition Competition from Texas State University
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Joshua A.

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Piano lessons are structured with a focus on what the student needs. We begin with a foundation of scales, note reading, and ear training, to give the student the versatility to go in any musical direction they like, and make them a well rounded musician. The book I usually begin in for piano is "Adventures in piano".

About Joshua

Joshua has been a musician for over seventeen years and has been teaching for nine. He is an award winning composer, critical thinker, and an straight-forward teacher. Joshua has a high standards for his students and himself. Joshua has studied Suzuki method under Dr. Paula Bird for four years and

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Sue R.
It’s been a while since I last played, so I wanted to start at the basics. He has found a few things that I need to knock a lot of rust off of - exactly why I wanted to start from basics. If I don’t quite grasp an instruction - he’s patient and tries from a different angle to get the point across. I enjoy the lessons.
Matthew F.
Josh is an excellent teacher who focuses on developing ALL of a musician's skills. This is not simply a rote progression through the Suzuki books, but he includes ear training, improvisation, sight reading, as well as making sure the lessons particular pieces are supposed to teach are actually being taught. He does all of this in a relaxed manner designed to set the student at ease. He is also available to talk outside the studio if you have questions about anything, including how to change your strings. The only reason I am not taking lessons with Josh anymore is I am leaving the state for work. I can't recommend him highly enough.
Hope
Josh is an amazing teacher who is in it for the right reasons. He didn't just teach fiddle, but talked with me about my personal goals, and personalized his teaching style to help me reach them. A perfect fit for any late-learners.
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William D.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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William D.

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About William

Autism, blindness

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Scott
Good experience
Brendan T.
Very professional
Kristin W.
Incredibly patient and encouraging. Explains things in ways that make sense.
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Kris S.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $50
  • Bachelor's of Arts in Music and Psychology from University of Connecticut
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kris S.

7 Reviews
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Learn to get creative with sound design.

About Kris

Music is a rewarding art with infinite depths - the approach you take to learn it should reflect this. When you take piano lessons with me we’ll cover all sides of musicianship, with a focus on building creative ability. Your classes will be varied and fun, from useful music theory to piano exe

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Diane
Lessons are nicely structured and individually tailored. I wanted to learn more about music theory for songwriting and this has been a great experience so far.
Caleb
I had an excellent experience with Kris. He challenged me but also understood my specific circumstances and pace. He was flexible with scheduling and helped me greatly improve my piano playing in a short amount of time. We worked on arranged music and songwriting. I’d recommend Kris for all levels!
Margaret Ford
Kris is welcoming and encouraging. He knows a lot and seems to be able to explain it in a way I can understand.
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Andrew M.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Bachelors of Science, Youth Ministry from Liberty University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Andrew M.

8 Reviews
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You will learn to play the simplest Melody from Mary had a Little Lamb two a complex jig like Irish washerwoman. My goal is to get you to play with any other accompaniment instrument so you can travel and jam in any setting.

About Andrew

I have loved music since I was a child. I began playing clarinet when I was 11 years old and slowly picked up new instruments like the saxophone, harmonica, guitar, ukulele, flutes, whistles, kazoo, and others. I enjoy any style of music and have a desire to learn as many instruments as possible.

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Nathaniel M.
Excellent experience. Learned a great deal on the first day. Hoping to get fluent in playing this instrument.
Aaliyah F.
Very professional and knowledgeable of music and playing the instruments. He is a wonderful teacher who is optimistic and truly works hard too bring out the best in his students. My daughter Aaliyah has learned so much in such a short time and we are greatful.
Tracy H.
Simply put, Andrew is the best. His genuine love and passion for all-things music was obvious the first day we met him. He is great with kids. He is flexible yet reliable. We love the fact that he tailors his lessons, homework, and incentives to the needs and interests of each individual student. We are confident that we could not find a better guitar instructor for our daughter.

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Average Cost of Music Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute music lessons is $73. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $17 and $300 per hour.
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$58 average
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$73 average

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