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Robert M.

27 Reviews
Asheville, NC
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of North Carolina at Asheville
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Robert M.

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Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time

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Robert C.
Very informative - tailors the lesson to the student. Understands musical theory and practice. Strong communicator and a pleasant demeanor that makes the experience a true joy.
Paula W.
So helpful and knowledgeable. It has to be really hard to teach a music lesson online, but this experience has been great! Can't wait to learn more :-)
Blake
Blake really enjoyed it & Robert was patient & very informative.
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Merav E.

23 Reviews
Asheville, NC
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Hebrew, English, French, German, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Merav E.

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Hello! I am a professional opera singer who loves teaching. Whether you are finally finding the time to take those voice lessons you always wanted or whether you just want to brush up on your technique I would love to help you finding your unique sound and style. lessons are tailored made to suite each student's goals and needs. Want to develop your voice while having fun and making some great music? Let's get started!
Our first lesson will be all about getting to know you and your needs. We will start with some breathing and vocal exercises that you can also do on your own in between lessons. It is especially important for me to know what are your expectations and goals for the short and long term. I will tailor our lessons according to your goals and interest.
I believe that with good technique you can be in charge of your own instrument which is crucial for any style of singing. That’s why my prime goal is to help my students build a good base of technique that will allow them to

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***********************I'VE RECIEVED BOTH OF MY VACCINATION SHOTS AS OF MARCH 26TH. IF YOU ARE ALSO VACCINATED OR SOON TO BE, I OFFER IN-PERSON LESSONS.********************* Hello, and welcome to my profile! I invite you to read and listen to my materials here. Please don't hesitate to reach out

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Bianca
Merav was a great teacher. She helped me focus on my tone and style of the songs I chose. She was very patient and kind. I looked forward to each class.
Matthew
Merav is a wonderful instructor. She is very patient and informative and never makes me feel like I am being judged for my mistakes or for asking questions. She also works very well with different styles of music and explaining how those sounds are made. And above all she is a bright soul and makes lessons comfortable and enjoyable.
Elizabeth
Merav has wonderful, positive energy and my daughter loved her first lesson. We can’t wait for next week!
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Adrianne B.

9 Reviews
Alexander, NC
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from The Boston Conservatory
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Adrianne B.

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Singing can be healthy, exciting, effortless-feeling, and cathartic all at the same time. Our one-on-one lessons link student goals with positive outcomes by developing understanding of healthy vocal habits, production, and presentation of repertoire that fits and flatters the voice.

About Adrianne

Adrianne is a professional singer, voice teacher, and piano teacher. In 2011 she began teaching private voice lessons, and has had over 50 students in this time. Students’ accomplishments include winning first place at the National Association of Teachers of Singing High School Musical Theatre Comp

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Christopher
Adrienne is great with my two sons!
Sophia
Ms. Adrianne is patient, confident, qualified music 🎶 teacher. I have been taking singing 🎤 lessons for five years with her and Ms. Adrianne still makes me enthusiastic to practice and enjoy wanting to come to Lessons.
Rebecca
She is very good with kids. My daughter loves her. So we'll continue with her on piano lesson.

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Olivia G.

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  • Clarinet Performance from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Olivia G.

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I like to make music lessons fun! We will talk about how music should be less focused on impressing people, but focusing on the sounds that we are creating! The less we make to impress the less we stress!! Clarinet lessons should not be a source of stress, but an escape. A place where you are free to explore your creative ideas. As a clarinetist and founder of Womxn Mean Business, an organization created to discuss gender equity in the arts, I make sure that my students also get the full range of knowledge and study of classical clarinet music-not just the Eurocentric based standard curriculum!

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Hello! My Name is Olivia! I have a Bachelor's degree from The Eastman School of Music in clarinet performance! I've studied with members of The Boston Symphony Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and The All- Star Orchestra. I have experience with orchestral, wind ensemble, chamber, solo an

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Paul H.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BM Violin Performance from Eastman School of Music
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Paul H.

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Orchestral violinist, cross-genre arranger, folk fiddler, and experienced teacher available for students of all ages. I give my students a solid foundation in technique as well as training in improvisation so they are prepared for any genre. My teaching focuses on the classical tradition and the rich history and vast repertoire of styles and music available. You create a goal and I'll give you the tools and technique to accomplish it!

About Paul

Paul H. was born in Boston, Massachusetts and began violin at the age of four. He received his Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance under the tutelage of Juliana Athayde at the Eastman School of Music, where he was a recipient of the Kelly Zou Scholarship, the Sylvia L. Gilbert Memorial S

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Nathalie and Nick
Paul has been a wonderful instructor for our 9 year old. He has a way of teaching while incorporating structured learning techniques that kept my son engaged in the lesson (no small feat for him!). Paul demonstrated absolute patience with my son and taught him the new while reinforcing some core violinist positioning and methods. He is very communicative and available when there are questions. The platform for doing remote violin lessons has worked out surprisingly nicely! I highly recommend Paul!
Rosalyn
Paul is a most excellent violin instructor. He is very patient and kind. I don't feel self conscious about learning the violin as Paul quickly puts me at ease when I am challenged. Paul explains and demonstrates everything so well that it is much easier to catch on. In addition Paul has a very friendly and relaxed disposition that makes him a delight to work with. Without a doubt I highly recommend Paul as a WHOLE but he is UBER Great with novice students such as myself.

Carrie A.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business and Music from University of Toledo
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Carrie A.

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I really enjoy working on music theory with my students.

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*****I don't have a current background check through take lessons but have an active ongoing background check through another employer ****** I've been teaching and performing professionally for over 15 years. I have my BA in music and business. I have had some amazing experiences along the

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Janice (Tony) G.
Carrie is great! She is very patient, positive and encouraging. We have three members of our household taking lessons from her, and she tailors the lessons for the individual goals, levels and interests of each of us.
Steve H.
Had a great time and look forward to more lessons.
Logan P.
It was awesome! Great experience with Carrie and she got me playing within our first lesson! Couldn't be happier!

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"My12 year old granddaughter is shy but not with Hannah. She is outward and engaging."
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Took Singing lessons from Hannah W.
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"Stephanie is an absolutely wonderful teacher. Not only is she a delight to be around, she's completely invested in your goals from the beginning.

Don't let Stephanie's bubbly personality fool you--there's no slacking in her lessons. It's worth it for the progress, especially since Stephanie is right there as your #1 cheerleader.

Stephanie will work with you and adjust her teaching style according to your needs. She explains technique in different ways until it clicks for you, and then she reminds you with the cues you find most helpful. Everybody learns differently, so a flexible teaching style like Stephanie's makes a huge difference in a lesson's effectiveness.

I've already recommended Stephanie to several of my friends who might be interested in singing lessons. Whatever the subject, I'm confident that Stephanie will give you the push you need toward reaching your goals."
Shelby
Took Singing lessons from Stephanie H.
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"Tanisha has the gift to bring your voice to the full potential. She can do magic that makes singing effortless. My daughter (7) even notice mybprogress and she asked to learn with Tanisha as well. If you longing for vocal freedom, let Tanisha do her magic to your voice."
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Took Singing lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Michael Keplinger is a wonderful guitar teacher. My daughter has been taking lessons from him for 2.5 years, and her skill has grown by leaps and bounds. Mr. K, as he is known by his students, is patient and understanding, both with parents that forget things and with the students. He keeps his lessons interesting and focused, and based on the skill of the student. He works with them on a wide range of music and skills that help keep the students interested and growing as musicians. We have taken lessons with him both in person and online, and both have worked well. I highly recommend Michael Keplinger as a guitar teacher."
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Violin in Asheville, NC

By Stephanie Q. - Asheville Violin Teacher

My name is Stephanie Quinn and I moved to Asheville from Chicago one year ago. I auditioned and won seats in three professional orchestras. I split my time between teaching, orchestra work, composing and playing weddings. Asheville is a tourist hub, attracting nature lovers and musicians. Many people move here from Chicago and New York City, because of its eclectic artistic and sophisticated flavor. We have an opera, 3 orchestras within 40 miles, a ballet, several theaters, and countless live music venues.

There are many sources of inspiration for violin students, whether one is interested in classical or fiddling styles. Whether you're a half hour drive from Asheville or live within the city itself, one has a choice to see H

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endersonville Symphony, Brevard Philharmonic, Asheville Symphony almost every weekend. Each orchestra has several violinists who are also high-end instructors. If you are a student in Asheville area and participate in a student recital, you may expect a lovely turn out and supportive audience… and not just the parents of the participants! This area has a heavy retirement-age population, so music concerts are well attended and enthusiastically supported. The Asheville Amadeus Festival drew huge audiences for the workshops and master classes, and our GRAMMY award-winning guest piano soloist was Emanuel Ax. Another fabulous event each summer is the Brevard Music Center Festival which includes over 80 opera, chamber and orchestral performances over a seven week period. World class musicians come to perform, and about half the events are free of charge. It is very inspiring for students to be exposed to performances of such a high level!

If you are interested in fiddle music, there are many choices of restaurants or bars to listen and learn every night of the week! After I rehearse with Asheville Symphony I often hit one of the local spots to relax and listen to old town, blues, country, gypsy-jazz, and Irish fiddle music. I recommend a few of my favorites: Weinhaus on Patton Ave, 5 Walnut Wine Bar, The John Henry’s, and Hot Pint Trio. Weinhaus has the best oldies and bluegrass music I’ve ever heard. I’ve seen fiddle players possessing the technique of a classically trained virtuoso violinist. Beginning violin lessons in Asheville can tap you into a rich community of talented musicians. I work with the gypsy fiddler who performs at John Henry’s, 5 Walnut, and Hot Pint Trio, as well as a GRAMMY award-winner who plays with Paul Winter Band at many of these venues.

Beginning violin lessons in Asheville can seem a bit daunting for someone who is just starting out, but remember that practice and enthusiasm will pay off! Two of my students have already placed in prestigious competitions. I also coach the local premiere student string quartet. They’re in great demand and get to perform and make money all around this area.

What makes Asheville special is that people here live with intention and passion. Start violin lessons today and enjoy talented, brilliant people who make beautiful music in our wonderful city!

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