Oakwood Music Lessons

Looking for private in-home or in-studio lessons? Our Oakwood teachers are ready to get you started. Find your teacher today!

Featured On

How it Works

From finding the perfect teacher to managing payments, scheduling and tracking your progress, we take care of all the details, so you can focus on learning. Learn More

Search for a teacher

Compare hundreds of teachers based on the criteria that matter to you, including background checks, age and experience.

Schedule your lessons

When you've found the perfect match, schedule your lessons online using the teacher's real-time availability.

Connect with your teacher

Your teacher will welcome you with a personalized curriculum to meet your specific goals and you'll be able to manage your entire schedule through our free online account.

Can't find a teacher in Oakwood?

No problem. Our online lesson platform connects you with any teacher, anywhere. All you need is a reliable Internet connection, a webcam and a microphone.

Convenient

Zero travel time is great for a busy schedule.

Affordable

Typically priced lower than local lessons.

Effective

Online students stick with lessons as long as local students.

Learn More

Music Lesson Reviews from Students

Students are raving about their Music instructors on TakeLessons. Check out some of these recent reviews.

And they're not alone!

Our teachers have taught

1 , 9 3 4 , 1 8 4

lessons and counting!

Popular Music Teachers near Oakwood

Check out some of our most popular teachers near Oakwood including Flowery Branch, Gainesville, Braselton, Chestnut Mountain and Talmo.

Showing 5 of 39 results View More

About Casey H.

Close
212233_192733_27363
Duluth, GA

View Full Profile
About Casey
While still in high school, three of my songs were featured on National Public Radio and I was able to play at the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville. I next went to school at App State and then graduated from the Atlanta Institute of Music and headlined the graduation concert! My grad school was moving around Atlanta, Savannah, Athens, Nashville, New York and Chicago as a hired guitarist, and teaching in music stores. I played in a wide range of styles and roles (engineer, promoter, musical director, band leader etc) and around 300 gigs!

I took a break last year to finish 2 books I had bounci
ng around in my head and hard drive and self published them last year! The books compliment lessons so our time is spent showing you how to play and playing together, not you looking at me, while I draw a chord. The books have tab with rhythm, chord/scale diagrams and a written description of each topic like an encyclopedia. They also show you how music fits together and give you a solid foundation to build on and music ideas you can use.

As a performer in Savannah, Georgia, my band received the "Best Blues Band" award from Connect Magazine in 2007. I'm currently endorsing Curt Mangan Strings and Gadow Guitars because they're awesome!!!

*** Lesson Details ***
My teaching style is all about building on what you already know and pointing out what you're doing right. I'm a very laid back person and love to hear and learn new music so I try to incorporate the music you want to learn as much as possible. Above all else I try to teach you how to practice so that you get the most out of your guitar when you're not in your lesson.

*** Studio Equipment ***
recording studio, amps, music stand chairs...has a dog.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Travel amp, acoustic or electric, cables.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in teaching theory, technique, performance and improvisation through song so you don't feel like you're working. I am fluent in and have performed these styles on stage: rock, jazz, blues, pop, metal, show tunes, surf, funk, jam, and R&B. I like it all! I teach you to have a solid foundation and how to get songs performance ready. I also try to encourage you to write your own music and can show you some ways to be more creative and get more mileage out of some of the things you already know.
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
David H. March 3, 2016
Verified Student · Bass Guitar · In home
Professional, credentialed and patient instructor, look forward to a long association with him.
Silhouette-80
Grace January 7, 2016
Verified Student · Guitar · In home
Thanks Casey! That was a great start !
Silhouette-80
Rishabh September 23, 2015
Verified Student · Guitar · In home
My son loved his lesson!
View More
View Profile
Casey H.

Casey H.

Duluth, GA 30096
(3)
starting at
$25 / 30-min

About Mark W.

Close
Profile_88018_pi_mwarnock
Gainesville, GA

View Full Profile
About Mark
Study the style of music you enjoy with a knowledgeable, qualified Guitar Instructor w/an extensive background of recording, touring, & teaching experience.
Learn to jam to your favorite song & artist while improving your technical skills & musical knowledge.
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Kathy Burke October 31, 2016
Verified Student · Guitar · In studio
Mark is intuitive, talented and quite smart. He assessed my skill level and worked patiently to teach me new finger picking techniques. I thoroughly enjoyed my lesson. I learned so many new things and I cannot wait to go practice my guitar.
Silhouette-80
Bill P. September 3, 2015
Verified Student · Acoustic Guitar · In studio
Mark is very good. I'm fortunate to have an instructor of his caliber. He is patient with me and explains why we practice the the that we do.

Bill P
Silhouette-80
Avery M. June 17, 2015
· Classical Guitar · In studio
Mark played for my wedding, and I was incredibly impressed. I had certain musical portions of my wedding pre-arranged, but those plans ended up falling apart. Mark was able to pick up and play beautiful music right when I needed him to. His flexibility and willingness to go the extra mile helped make my wedding as successful as it was! He really saved the day, and I'm so thankful he was there! If I couldn't have him at other future events, I would be happy to take any of his students because I know they would have learned from one of the best.
View More
View Profile
Mark W.

Mark W.

Gainesville, GA 30506
(10)
starting at
$30 / 30-min

About John Michael C.

Close
Profile_92785_pi_481032_10151400638540024_1521161960_n
Cumming, GA

View Full Profile
About John Michael
John has been teaching private lessons since 2006 to a wide variety of students; some beginners, others advanced; older and younger. John has helped students reach their personal goals, whether that was just to play a few songs at summer camp or a friend's birthday, or to write and record their own material.

John received his Bachelors in Music Performance (Concentration in Classical Guitar) at Truett-McConnell in 2011. As an expert, John looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals, whatever they might be. His teaching style is comfortable, personable, but challenging and enco
uraging.
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Arka B. March 25, 2017
Verified Student · Guitar · In home
My son is happy with his guitar teacher and enjoying the class.
Silhouette-80
Lily March 14, 2017
Verified Student · Guitar · In home
Our daughter really enjoyed her first lesson. John Michael was very nice and very clear in his instruction.
Silhouette-80
Jillian Mitchell March 7, 2017
Verified Student · · In home
Thanks for all you do John Micheal! (I accidentally hit "4" before 😬)
View More
View Profile
John Michael C.

John Michael C.

Cumming, GA 30040
(5)
starting at
$30 / 30-min

About Marsha E.

Close
Profile_95775_pi_image1
Lawrenceville, GA

View Full Profile
About Marsha
Hi, there! My name is Marcy and I can't wait to meet you!
I've been teaching voice lessons since 2012 and have loved helping my students develop their voices potential, expand their range, and just enjoy singing without strain!

As a music lover (Soul, RnB, Gospel, Blues & Jazz) I was able to gather a lot of live performance experience by touring Europe 2005 - 2009, which helped me to integrate "stage presence" into my vocal lesson plans. I teach with empathy and passion!
I am currently earning my degree in Music and Technology with a focus on voice at the Atlanta Institute of Music.
I
look forward to helping you reach your goals! :)
...
Reviews
Thumb_75241_pi_image2%20%283%29
Justice E. January 4, 2017
· Vocal Training · In studio
Marsha is a great vocal instructor. Couple of months ago she was introduced by my Pastor as I needed someone to train my son’s voice.
She really makes it look so easy and fun.🙂
I will not hesitate to refer her to anyone!
Thanks for your great work; "Ms. Marsha "
Silhouette-80
Sidney January 4, 2017
· Vocal Training · In studio
Marsha is great!
She has lots of patience and her vocal classes have been great for my daughter. We will definitely keep using her services for as long as possible.
View More
View Profile
Marsha E.

Marsha E.

Lawrenceville, GA 30043
(2)
starting at
$30 / 30-min

About Katherine C.

Close
Profile_99499_pi_Profile%20Picture
Suwanee, GA

View Full Profile
About Katherine
Katherine graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2014 with a degree in clarinet performance. She has had experience performing in all types of ensembles as well as solo.

Katherine has had the opportunity to coach students of all ages.
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Jany January 22, 2017
· Bass Clarinet · In home
Extremely helpful! We broke down a piece of music I had for class that I was having some trouble with and by the end of the hour I was much more comfortable playing it! What I really liked is that she pointed out things I would have not noticed that made the rhythms easier to understand. Great advice on HOW to practice and how to best approach a difficult part in your music.
View More
View Profile
Katherine C.

Katherine C.

Suwanee, GA 30024
(1)
starting at
$35 / 30-min

Recent Music Articles from the Blog

Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned pro, check out the Music articles on our blog.

15+ Piano Duets for Every Instrument and Skill Level

15+ Piano Duets for Every Instrument and Skill Level

Looking for some fun piano duets to play with your friends? Below, piano teacher Julie P. shares the 15 best piano duets for every instrument and skill level... One of the best things about playing an instrument is getting to play with others. If you're learning how to play the piano, chances are you're going to want to play with other musicians. After all, it’s a lot of fun to share the musical experience someone else. You can play duets with another pianist or with anyone else who pl … Read More

15+ Piano Duets for Every Instrument and Skill Level
Looking for some fun piano duets to play with your friends? Below, piano teacher Julie P. shares the 15 best piano duets for every instrument and skill level... One of the best things about playing an instrument is getting to play with others. If you're learning how to play the piano, chances are you're going to want to play with other musicians. After all, it’s a lot of fun to share the musical experience someone else. You can play duets with another pianist or with anyone else who pl
5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Violin Lessons
Have you always wanted to learn to play a violin? In-home violin lessons are a convenient option for students of all ages. Here, Irvine, CA teacher Tasha S. shares her advice for preparing your playing space for your lessons...   From a teacher's point of view, these are the elements I look for in a student's home to make it suitable for in-home lessons. 1. Private, undisturbed space with decent acoustics. 2. Music stand that is sturdy and height adjustable. 3. Chair without arms
Learning How to Sing: How Often Should I Take Lessons?
Before you begin learning how to sing, you'll need to find a teacher and schedule your voice lessons! But how often should you really be meeting with your instructor? Find out how to determine your needs & create your perfect schedule, with these recommendations from Forest Hills, NY and online teacher Claire W.: Working your way toward learning how to sing means gaining control of your voice and refining your ability to express yourself with song. It can be a challenging task, but as
Top YouTube Piano Channels for Learning Piano
If you’re looking to supplement your piano lessons, then YouTube is a great option. There are tons of piano tutorials that you can browse through when you’re feeling stuck on a particular skill or simply want to learn a new song. While these YouTube piano tutorials won’t entirely replace an experienced piano teacher, they do a great job answering any questions you may have in between lessons. Below are our favorite YouTube piano channels. These piano YouTube channels featured high-qual
11 Quick and Easy Tips for Reading Guitar Chord Charts
While it's true you don't need to read music to play guitar, you do want to learn to read chord charts. A chord chart is a visual representation of a guitar chord. Chord charts are a little like music-by-numbers—they tell you which finger goes where and on what string, so in case you come up against a chord you don't know, you'll be able to play it. Chord charts are a cinch to read once you learn what all the lines, numbers and circles mean. Here are 11 things you need to know to mast

Get Started with Free Resources

Why TakeLessons?

Are You a Teacher?

Find out how TakeLessons can help you grow and manage your business

Learn More