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Rhonda C.

Rhonda C.

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Harmonica, also known as the "Mouth Harp" is a very easy, practical and fun little instrument for all ages! You can take this little gem of an instrument wherever you go. We will start with the very basics of how to hold the harmonica correctly, proper mouth position, how to achieve a nice, clean sound when blowing and drawing (putting it simply, drawing your breath back in, inhaling.) The items you will need is a Harmonica in the key of C and a Lesson Book. Harmonicas come in various keys, but the key you will need to learn when signing up in the TakeLessons platform will be the KEY OF C. Once you have signed up, either for yourself, or a child, I will then send you an email with the link where you can purchase the lesson book that we will work out of. Once you have a good foundation and are comfortable playing the harmonica, we can then determine what genre or style of music you would like to play. There are books that have a nice selection of songs that cover bluegrass, country, hits, gospel and more. NEW! Starting on 9/1/2021: I have decided to offer all new students an "indefinite discount" for not only back-to-school students, but for all ages. To be a bit of a financial help, I've lowered my current prices to give a long term discount. A 30 minute lesson is usually $28.00. With the discount, it will be $23. A 45 minute lesson is usually $39, with the discount, it will be $34. A 60 minute lesson is usually $50, with the discount, it will be $45. I am looking forward to helping you learn how to play this fun and very unique little "pocket" instrument!
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Kait is kind, so talented and knowledgeable. Very comfortable being with her. She's a pro and a pleasure.

Julie (Harmonica lessons with Kait K.)

Great Teacher. professional and has a lot of patience and Knowledgeable. Looking forward for our next class Thank you so much! Definitely recommended

Danielle (Harmonica lessons with Ronnie B.)

Ronnie knows his stuff and he is very patient with me and he wants me to do well. He’s definitely good at what he does and me not so good. But I am going to try to look at it differently. I just wish

John (Harmonica lessons with Ronnie B.)

Had a great time! Ronnie is a fantastic teacher. Looking forward to future lessons.

Dale (Harmonica lessons with Ronnie B.)

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Suppose you’ve ever wanted to play the harmonica, either to accompany your favorite songs or simply to look for a musical instrument that you can take with you easily, at TakeLessons. In that case, we have the best online harmonica lessons to suit your every need.

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The harmonica is so small and compact that you can take it anywhere. It is also a great instrument for ear training and strengthening breath control, as well as for improving rhythm, memory, focus, and improvisational skills. It’s also fun to play! All of this makes the harmonica ideal for students of all ages.

And with the customizable lesson program at TakeLessons, a class for an adult will look and be very different from harmonica lessons for kids, so no two lessons are alike. So whether you’re looking for an introductory outlet to teach your children about music or looking to expand your own range as a musician, at TakeLessons, we have the perfect lessons for you.

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Harmonica is easy to learn and challenging to master. So whether you’re an expert musician looking to add depth and feel to one of your compositions, jamming with fellow bandmates, or looking for harmonica lessons for beginners, we have the ideal course to help you achieve your goal.

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At TakeLessons, our classes are designed by experts with feedback from you, the student. Looking to master the harmonica? We’ll craft the curriculum for you. Need to learn a musical instrument for the first time? We’ll help you build the foundations to play and enjoy music for a lifetime.

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If you’ve never played a musical instrument before or simply want to learn a wind instrument and need to learn the basics, beginner harmonica lessons are designed for you.

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If you’ve been playing the harmonica for a while or have a broad understanding of music, then the intermediate level is ideal for you.

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For advanced musicians looking to grow in their skills, the advanced level classes will be customized for you to achieve your goals.

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The harmonica as a musical instrument is easy to learn some basic level songs making it one of the more accessible instruments for seniors and kids alike to learn to play.

How long will it take to learn to play the harmonica?

On average, you can learn to play simple notes and pop songs in about 3-months of guided practice. For more advanced playing, including learning bends, it may take approximately 6-months to reach that level of proficiency.

Like any musical instrument, to play it well takes practice, patience, and instruction by an expert to show you proper techniques, tips, and tricks. Our certified harmonica lessons teachers will give you a decided advantage in learning how to play and master the harmonica.

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