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About Matthew H.

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Lake Stevens, WA

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About Matthew
Hi.. My name is Matt. I'm a very energetic, friendly, understanding & passionate music coach who has worked with students & clientele throughout the US. Possessing more than 30 years of music training & music industry experience, I've been able to take people's Playing to amazing levels.

I've networked or shared the stage with many famous NW music legends:
1.) Roger Fisher- Heart-2013 Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame Inductee
2.) 2019 - I'm the Pacific NW Guitarist for Rudy Parris from NBC TV's "The Voice!" - Go Team Blake!
3.) Lynn Sorensen- Paul Rogers/Bad Co/KZOK's Spike & Impalers
4.) Donny Evola - Geoff Tate/Former Queensryche/Foghat
5.) Jeff Kathan- Paul Rogers/Bad Company/Montrose
6.) Doug Mcgrew- Geoff Tate/Former Queensryche Singer/Operation Mindcrime

In fact everyone I've mentioned above are pro all the way and great guy
s as well. I"m honored to have played with them.

I challenge my students to view music more than just as a "skill", but also a tool to communicate effectively and to combat life's obstacles.

I have had many guitar teachers myself including one true Famous Rock Star legend here in Pacific NW. Congrats Rog. U Earned It, & inspire myself, & others everyday.

You got to know the rules 1st, before you can then break the rules. This is how you develop your own unique style. And it's what separates the Pro Players from the rest of the pack.

But even if you don't want to play professionally, maybe you just want to learn a few chords, licks, songs, for yourself, or to impress friends. That's okay too!

I welcome every level and style. I always learn something from my students.
That's what music is all about. Learning & trading tips and licks from other musicians.

Bottom Line Is... I can help you learn and progress on your instrument faster...

Let me be the Music Coach to get you there!

*** Lesson Details ***
The most important thing in a lesson with me is to learn while having FUN! I am a very laid-back teacher who wants to focus on music making you smile. We will choose material and a pace of learning that will keep you excited to rehearse and return the following lesson improved!

PERSONALIZE your guitar lessons by learning techniques used by your favorite artists in "their" songs.
FEEL FREE learning in a comfortable atmosphere where you can excel successfully as a musician!
CONQUER shyness and insecurities by unleashing the dynamic performer in you!

Most All Styles/Genres/Experience Levels Taught - We go over everything systematically. Music Theory, Songwriting, Chords, Scales, Determining Key Of Songs, Performance, etc

After 3 to 6 months, you should expect to be playing some of your favorite songs and artists accurately

Be sure to check out some of my you tube demos. Let me be the Music Coach to get you there!

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have a Sound Proof Pro Recording Studio, PA System, guitars, basses, amps, drums, recording gear, mics, mic stands, strobe & lights, fog machine, seating for parents.

Sorry No Disco Ball Yet.. You Can Bring Your Own If You Want Though.
I've Got Some Bell Bottoms Somewhere Around The Studio Here.

*** Travel Equipment ***
*** Brand New*** Now Offering Music Lessons Online (From My Recording Studio To Your Home via Skype)
I'm really excited to add that to offer lessons online through TakeLessons! It's a great thing to get to work with students all over this country and I'm looking forward to help pioneer the future of music lessons!

*** Specialties ***
*Teachers classified as a Student Favorite have taught a minimum of 25 lessons and have received the highest feedback rating from students.

My Unique Specialty - is teaching students the rudimental basics 1st, & then how to copy your favorite artists off the CD, radio or iPod, almost note for note. Believe me, it can be done. You just have to know what to listen for..

Brand New - MEASURE your success by recording your music progress along the way. I do own a recording studio, so we can record students progress via audio or video and then post to my You Tube channel.
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Abdul September 16, 2019
· SEO · Online
Matthew shared some really good insights of SEO with me and gave me a direction to work in.
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loan September 13, 2019
· SEO · Online
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Richard .. August 7, 2019
· SEO · Online
This guy knows his stuff and explains it even for a beginner. Mathew is highly recommended.
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Matthew H.

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About Joanne T.

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North Versailles, PA
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About Joanne
I have 11 years previous tutoring experience in a variety of subjects such as Algebra I, Algebra II English, SAT, ACT, MS Excel, MS Access, MS word, GRE, Geometry.

Overall, I have been very academically successful myself. I enjoy helping students understand difficult concepts. I am also very patient with my students and won't give up until we've accomplished our goals.

I've achieved such items as valedictorian of my high school class, National Honor Society, Who's Who Among American High School Students, Distinguished Graduate Student of the Year at Robert Morris University, Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Alpha Iota Mu Honor Society, National Dean's List, and a 4.0 GPA at the Bachelor's and Master's level.
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Olga September 8, 2019
· Microsoft Excel · Online
Great! I learned quite a bit and my instructor is fabulous!
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Grant C. August 23, 2019
· Microsoft Excel · Online
Joanne was great. Prepared, informed and conveyed the topic/instructions in a effective engaging manner.
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Will G. August 3, 2019
· Microsoft Excel · Online
I really hit JACKPOT with Joanne. Joanne is very technical, yet explains things in a manner to make you understand. I had a great first session with Joanne and look forward to many more, as my budget permits. She helped me with exactly what I needed help with and taught me a few things in the meantime.
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About Liz S.

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New Hyde Park, NY
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About Liz
I enjoy helping people learn how to work with computers. I have been teaching software classes for 20+ years, and work comfortably with beginners, seniors and business clients.

I am often told I am a very patient teacher. I adapt my teaching style to each student and I can provide printed instructions for you to use after our computer lessons. I can help you learn what you need to know to use a computer expertly for work, for school or for yourself.

I have specialized in teaching QuickBooks for continuing education programs, community colleges and small businesses for more than 15 years.

I have taught Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word (for both Windows and Apple/Mac computers). I also have quite a bit of experience teaching MS Access, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Publisher, and Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, HTML for web p
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Please note: Students in Manhattan and some other New York City locations, suburbs and New Jersey, I am willing to travel farther with an added amount for bridge and tunnel fees. Please use the "Ask Liz a Question" button to send me a message, so we can discuss your location, and the price required for me to travel to you.
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George June 20, 2019
· QuickBooks · Online
Enjoyed our first lesson. Feel very comfortable moving forward with my next lessons
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Lana April 23, 2019
· QuickBooks · Online
Worst experience, complete waste of my money. I could write several paragraphs detailing all the things that occurred that frustrated me, but I will just list a few facts: Could not answer most of my process questions. Very frustrating, but Liz said she would get back to me on the 3 specific questions that I very much needed. I made sure to review the still open questions 2-3 times before the end of our waste of time session. She never got back to me, even after several follow-up requests.

No worries, TakeLessons has a Satisfaction guarantee, right? WRONG. Come to find out they will refund any unspent money. Because Liz demanded to get paid for her time, tho, I was 100% unhappy, TakeLessons refunded the $12 booking fee.

I tried and tried to get satisfaction from both Liz and TakeLessons before resorting to writing this review. I guess TakeLessona thinks it is OK for their instructors to not perform and still get paid. So disappointed in both.
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Antonio T. March 17, 2019
· QuickBooks · Online
As we had just started with quickbooks, Liz is a very informative instructor with a great deal of knowledge towards the program. She has an answer to any question you may ask and is very clear with her response.
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Liz S.

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About Miles H.

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About Miles
My name is Miles and I'm dedicated to finding the best teaching solutions for every students regardless of the subject matter. I'm a firm believer that the right procedures and strategies can be the key to tackling even the most complex material.
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Miles H.

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$25 / 30-min

About James C.

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About James
I teach writing and web development. I have been doing web development for more than ten years, and have been involved in teaching writing for five years. I have a strong background in the study of how people learn, so I am a great listener and will help you identify what you are struggling with, and find ways of getting over that. I am passionate about learning and am continuously learning from others about how to be a better teacher and tutor.
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James C.

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About Jeremiah N.

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Hillsboro, OH

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I am excited to begin teaching lessons in music, Bible, and academics. I have the knowledge necessary to teach my students beginning and intermediate levels of music and Bible as well as offer help with academic needs.

I am a graduate of Baptist Bible College in Springfield, MO and have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Church Music and Bible. Whether my students want to develop an interest and love for music, Bible, and/or academics, I want to be an example, mentor, and friend and show them that learning is fun and has value. Within professional standards, I do not intend to convert students, however I would be glad to share my faith and knowledge to those who express interest in learning more.

Though I have limited experience in teaching, I have the knowledge and skills necessary to explain concepts. My future plans include becomin
g certified in multiple instruments (piano, voice, and possibly clarinet and guitar) through the Music Teacher National Association (MTNA) so that I can possess more credentials and better credibility in my future teaching endeavors.

Please consider me as your instructor so we can begin this learning journey together.
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Christie April 9, 2019
· Acoustic Guitar · In home
Was an excellent teacher made it simple to understand since I knew nothing about what I was doing!
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About Dylan Z.

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About Dylan
Hey guys! I'm Dylan and I am excited to help you reach your goals as a musician! I have 10+ years of experience as a multi instrumentalist and songwriter even though im only 21. I am a full time music teacher and songwriter based out of my home in Portland, Oregon. My students will all tell you that our sessions are super fun, no pressure, and very informative. I have done many individual lessons as well as group lessons, and even put together a band of teens! Besides guitar I teach drums, bass, songwriting/arrangement, band 101, social media 101, beginner ukulele, beginner piano, audio production 101, and video production 101. I went to school in Pennsylvania for Communications Media Technology. Hope to hear from you soon!
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Dylan Z.

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About Lindsey J.

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Hollywood, FL

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Hello! I am Lindsey and I am a native English speaker and teacher. I have a Masters Degree in English! I love working with people from all over the world. I have taught English in Spain, Mexico, and have been living here in Miami for almost 10 years!

I enjoy working with beginners, intermediate, and advanced English Learners. We can discuss your goals to know what type of classes you need. I prefer to focus on conversation, speaking, vocabulary, and if you need support in grammar, that is also available. Speaking is important, but also understanding the native speaker. I enjoy classes where we can develop a strong discussion and build those listening and speaking skills.

My hobbies are: Photography, videography, traveling, walking, and going to the beach!

I am looking forward to helping you improve your English!
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Juan José August 6, 2019
· ESL · Online
Lindsey is a fun teacher, which makes learning easier!
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Lynne Marie August 5, 2019
· ESL · In studio
LINDSEY has been teaching for over ten years and as a highly skilled teacher she knows how to help her students achieve. LINDSEY makes learning English fun and interesting! Most importantly, LINDSEY knows how to motivate students to want to do their best!
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About Goodness G.

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I intend to bring simplicity in its best form for the essence of your understanding.
Hoping to have you around, it'll be a pleasure.
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Goodness G.

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About Momodu K.

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Bowie, MD

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About Momodu
I started teaching elementary schools since year 2000 and equipped with basic and motivational skills in teaching and encouraging learners.
As a graduate on information technology, software and programming skills with a Motivated Information System Security and cyber security self-starter, I have developed and equipped with exceptional skills on software, programming and network.
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Momodu K.

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