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Mary Claire M.

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Bowling Green, OH
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mary Claire M.

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Hi there! My name is Mary Claire M., and I am so excited that you are exploring piano lessons! You are embarking on an enriching and rewarding journey. My passion is accompanying you on that journey, helping you to discover your inherent musicality and to develop and appreciate its role in your life. I offer 30 or 60-minute piano lessons in an online or in-person format for youth and adults. During lessons with me, you can anticipate to gain knowledge of: reading, writing, and performing music; Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Contemporary, and other musical styles and genres; fundamental theory and analysis, history, listening, and music appreciation. I hope to hear from you soon!

About Mary Claire

Mary Claire M. grew up with seven siblings on a small farm in northwest Ohio. She began studying piano when she was eight years old and continued studying music at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. There, Mary Claire was awarded Xavier’s Presidential and McCauley Music scholarships and gradua

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Sue
Mary Claire has been a great help in getting me back to playing the piano after a hiatus of 50 years. She is very patient and always comes up with ways to make learning fun and challenging. She sources pieces that will challenge me and has gently brought in theory that I never learned when I was a child.
Gerald F. Miller
I have been taking lessons with Mary Claire for the past three years in her studio. She is absolutely amazing! Very knowledgeable and an extremely good pianist and teacher. I am an adult beginner and has taught me so much. She is very patient with my music and has always given constructive input. She frames things in creative and easy to understand ways. I highly recommend.
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David L.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Jazz Studies from University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 2000
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David L.

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One of the subdivisions of Music Theory, Composition is a closer look at musical form and style. Counterpoint, melody and harmony along with rhythm and meter are discussed in great depth. Broadening the student’s knowledge of composers and their output is a key component as well.
Listening to music, start to finish, often times with a score in hand, is essential to understanding how music is composed. This can include early music or popular music of today.

About David

My name is David and I'm a professional musician in the greater Cincinnati area. I attended the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. I teach guitar, piano, bass guitar and even upright bass. If it's a tutor you are looking for I can also teach music theory and appreciation. I

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Ron E.
I searched for an excellent upright bass teacher for a good while. Then I found David Lloyd. David is patient, humorous, friendly, knowledgeable and very professional. He carefully taught me all the necessary groundwork to enable me to continue on my own for a while. In a few months I will, without question, continue my studies with David. I would, without hesitation, recommend David to anyone interested in seriously studying the Upright Bass.
Keith
David is awesome with kids, very calm and works well with those who need a little more encouragement. We’ve been with him for 3 months and are happy with the progress.
Nawal N.
Love his method of teaching! Encourages you to your best abilities! Recommend!!!
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Daniel E.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • BA in Music from Florida State University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
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Daniel E.

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I believe music lessons should be fun and engaging for students. I am excited to take you to the next level, whether you are an absolute beginner, intermediate, or advanced student. If you are interested in learning classical guitar, rock, jazz, heavy metal, or polka!

About Daniel

Teaching Background: * I have a record of success with students of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, and goals * I teach using a variety of methods and styles, including my own authored books * I owned a music academy for 10 years where I trained others to be successful instructors * I have a v

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Teri C.
Great first lesson!
Kate
Great lesson! Daniel was patient, upbeat, and gave very understandable explanations. We covered quite a bit of ground at a pace that kept it all easy to handle. Now it's time to practice!
Diman T.
Studying with Daniel has been an incredible experience. He is very knowledgeable but also very flexible. Whatever aspect of your music adventure you are looking to improve, Daniel has a path for you to follow.
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Benjamin K.

146 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $51
  • Speaks Spanish, Italian, German, French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Benjamin K.

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I have a M.M in vocal performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts and have extensive operatic training. I teach an open throat technique (appoggio) that allows the singer to sing with freedom, and access their entire range evenly. I also work with students to develop style, interpretation, languages, and acting ability.

About Benjamin

I have extensively studied vocal performance for many years and continue to add to my own technique. I have a Master of Vocal Performance Degree from the Chicago College of Performing Arts. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, where I extensively studied the anatomy of the voice. I am the

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Jaime F.
Great knowledge after 1st lesson. Looking forward to more.
Richard P.
Singing is not easy to teach, but Ben is patient as can be. I've only had two lessons with him but I am excited for many more. Would definitely recommend!
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David S.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • B.A. in Music Composition from Salisbury University
  • Awarded Music Department Award 2003 from Salisbury University
  • Teaching since 1996
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David S.

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David enjoys teaching students from all different backgrounds and levels of proficiency. Whether you are just starting out or a virtuoso shredder in the making, he is happy to teach you! Over all, he is fairly laid back, as long as you practice. He usually combines work with reading off of the treble clef (what he likens to "eating your vegetables." You may not want to do it, but it will make you a healthier musician!) with learning more popular songs (or songs the student says they would like to learn) through tablature and chord charts, depending on the style of the song.

David is also very pro music theory. He usually incorporates music theory into the curriculum in conjunction with the material already being discussed. He is also very knowledgeable about composition/songwriting, and if the student is interested in learning more about this area, he is happy to share what he knows!

About David

David is a successful singer/songwriter/guitarist out of Fairfax, VA. He has a bachelor's degree in Music with a concentration in composition from Salisbury University, where he also studied jazz and classical guitar . In the 25 years he has been performing (20 of those professionally) and playing

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Patient, talented and easy to learn from!
Hannah
Great teacher!
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Chris S.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Piano Performance and Studio Recording from Greenville College
  • Teaching since 2009
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Chris S.

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Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams!

I can teach you how to improve your technique, build your confidence, and ultimately build a career in music!

These are lessons for students of all ages and all skill levels. Your lessons will focus on what you want to learn. Whatever it is that gets you excited about music, that is what we will focus on!

This is more than just lessons. This is a mentorship with a professional musician that can take your skills to the next level. Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned pro, we will set clear goals and get to work on accomplishing them together!

About Chris

Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams! I teach how to play piano by ear by teaching the system that professional musicians use to learn songs quickly. You can be one of those people who hears a song on the radio once an

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Angela L.
Chris is a stellar piano teacher. He figures out student's level very quickly and starts from there.
Jason
Chirs is an awesome teacher. definitely looking forward to the next class.
bruce
Chris found out quickly what my experience was and what my goals were. Were working toward that. Thanks Chris.

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"Aside from being an excellent musician, Josh is personable and easy to be around. Having someone who is not only proficient at teaching, but who makes the learning atmosphere relaxed and comfortable has been incredibly helpful to my progress. I'd highly recommend taking any sort of lesson with Josh!"
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"Excellent, easy to follow down to earth instruction with some simple items to work on for before the next lesson."
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Took Guitar lessons from Lars N.
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"Ricardo is the BEST, he is very talented, he got the ears to hear small detailed nuances of a song's tone, he can catch any small mistake in a music play. Best musician I have ever met. He is an expert as well as teaches piano (classical and contemporary), keyboard, guitar (acoustic, electric and bass), voice, song writing, and band assembly. He is every creative and most importantly, he knows how to teach. Should listen to his CD, its amazing!!! He played almost all of the instruments. Highly recommended."
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Took Piano lessons from Ricardo P.
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"I thought I could figure out Banjo like I did the guitar- wing it. That didn't go so well, but after my first lesson with Richard, I now feel confident that I can actually play this banjo and KNOW what I'm doing. Great teacher!!"
Phillip
Took Banjo lessons from Richard C.
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"Just had my first lesson with him, and he was amazing! He's relatable and puts things through a perspective that you wouldn't have ever thought of. 10/10 recommend him, and if I could give more than five stars I would. And I plan on doing lessons with him all throughout high school."
Cindy
Took Audition Prep lessons from Brian H.
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"Damien is extremely professional and does an excellent job explaining the fundamentals. As Albert Einstein said, "If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." Damien has a way of explaining concepts so they are easily understood and retained, even for more complex subjects."
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Took Banjo lessons from Damien S.
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"My daughter loved her first lesson...she had fun and learned a LOT. I've never seen her this enthusiastic about practicing before. Thank you Rufus!"
Belle
Took Drum lessons from Rufus S.
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"Testu was an excellent teacher. He was patient, kind, encouraging and very knowledgeable. He helped me to prepare for auditions, develop a practice routine and find more enjoyment in playing!"
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Took Trumpet lessons from Tetsuya L.
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"I've always wanted to learn the basics of piano so I can learn how to play my favorite songs, I never thought this would be possible until Fawn, She is so good; informative, strict; fun; patient; thorough; honest; detailed in helping me build my foundation with note reading, scales, theory, ear training, songs, composition, and exercises so I can now play everything I want to with ease."
Nathan
Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"The lesson was fun. I was a bit nervous but he made me feel comfortable. We worked on my breathing and i can't wait for the next lesson!"
Kevon
Took Classical Voice lessons from Tyler S.
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