Students are raving about their Music instructors on TakeLessons.
Check out some of these recent reviews.
Review by Jaimasan
"Loved Meeting with Jacob! He went out of his way to make my daughter feel relaxed and comfortable, as this was her first voice lesson. He is a very plea
sant young man and she can't wait until her next lesson."
Albuquerque, NM teacher:
Review by Kate
"He helped me build my confidence as a singer and he caters to your needs as a singer. I definitely recommend him."
Bridgeport, CT teacher:
Review by Zion
"Larry is a great teacher. Patient and knowledgeable."
Philadelphia, PA teacher:
Review by Juan Botello
"Sami makes each lesson incredibly fun and just in a couple of lessons I can see my self improving. I look forward to each lesson with Sami and will be sad
since I have to say goodbye. :( His studio gives me a super realistic experience and it was such a blast being able to be there!"
Seattle, WA teacher:
Review by Jake
"Rick did an excellent job with teaching me how to play the ukulele! Very fun person to be around and also very patient, as I do not have much experience.
Will recommend to others throughout the area!
Minneapolis, MN teacher:
Review by Michael
"Scott is an incredibly patient teacher. Our 6 year old has been working with him for quite a few months. Its really difficult to keep the attention of a
6 year old, but Scott has different techniques to keep him interested. He has taught our son to read music in a very short time. He has taught the importance of practice as well as warming up. He has no problem coming to our house to teach, which gives our son the comfort of home. Scott is very patient and extremely flexible and we are enjoying working with him.
Its amazing seeing our little boy reading the music and playing the drums.
We highly recommend Scott in every way!"
Denver, CO teacher:
Review by Steven
"Great teacher and amazing violinist
Nick is a nice ,easy going person, he's easy to work with and gets you to the objective without being demanding or pr
essured. If you are willing to do your part and put time and effort in his lessons, he will help you achieve your goals.I only been under his guidance for a short while but so far his lessons have been fun and intriguing."
Allentown, PA teacher:
Review by Azara
"Great first lesson. Very patient. I have no background and felt I learnt something in the 30 mins."
Oklahoma City, OK teacher:
Review by Michelle
"Her personality is really upbeat. She's caring. She pays attention to your individual singing style. Recommend!"
From the time I began musical training at the age of 5, I knew that music making would always be an important part of my life. It became my muse and I followed it all around the world. I have performed in Japan, England, Scotland, Wales, Italy, France, Austria, and the United States. I know what makes a good musician and a good performer and I'm pleased to be able to share that with my students! MY STUDENTS WIN AUDITIONS! I taught in several of the States and in London. I am also a certified teacher in Missouri, Kansas and other States including England, Scotland and Wales. I hold a Bachelor’s
degree and Doctorate from Ball State University, and a Master’s Degree from the University of Bridgeport. I have studied on fellowship at the Aspen Music Festival and University of London. While teaching in London I performed at many famous venues such as Queen Elizabeth Hall, St. John’s Smith Square and Somerset House. I sing at Lyric Opera of Kansas City where I have appeared in over 90 productions. Upcoming: Mozart: Magic Flute, November 9-17, 2013 and Puccini: La Bohème, March 15-23, 2014 I also sing professionally at Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Kansas City. Whether you are seeking coaching on technique, Broadway, Opera or the American Songbook, I would be happy to work with you to realize your full potential. I get excited about helping students become good performers! Let me help you become the best musician you can be, IN PERSON or ONLINE!
*** Lesson Details *** I am a laid back teacher with a great sense of humor. You will also learn a lot of music theory and music history from me! My lessons begin with some training in reading music (Music Theory) and I suggest that you purchase Alfred's Music Theory Volume One or Two depending on your level of understanding.
After refreshing your music reading and rhythm skills, we will listen to you sing and begin to vocalize. I will develop exercises just for you, to help you develop your voice, making it stronger and more flexible.
When you have warmed up your voice with vocal exercises, we will work together on the music you wish to learn. It could be a song, an aria, a Broadway or Opera aria, or a religious piece.
*** Studio Equipment *** Large 30 foot living room with two pianos, music stands, keyboard, couches, seating area. Mac computer, multiple cameras and great sound system.
*** Specialties *** Classical Bel Canto (beautiful voice) style, operatic singing, Broadway style, Art Songs (Lieder in French, German and Italian.)
Meta Evans July 21, 2015
In studio Verified Student
Awesome teacher! The good Dr. knows his stuff and has the credentials to prove it. If you want to improve your voice give him a try. You won't be disappointed.
John D. May 3, 2013
Singing Verified Student
I never thought anyone and I mean anyone could get me past the fear of singing. I have over three decades of acting, including a prestigous acting school, but never developed confidence in singing. Thomas taught me. He helped me develop my new voice. Wow! Thank you sir!
Julianna D. February 11, 2013
Tom is a most excellent vocal instructor
Tom is a wonderful teacher. He is always cheerful and encouraging and positive. He searches for the best selections to match my voice. He helps me work toward the best I can be and doesn't let me "settle" for anything less. Best of all, he is so fun to be with.
I love Irish Traditional Music, and one of the best parts is its history of sharing!
Marco January 11, 2016
Tin Whistle ·
Online Verified Student
Lee is a great instructor - engaging and fun to work with. I have noticed significant improvements in my playing over the last few weeks, and my family is appreciative too, to the point that I no longer need to hide in a remote corner of the house to practice :-)
I am a professional teacher as well as cellist of 10 years and violinist of 4 years. I have a degree in Music Education with an Instrumental Emphasis. I student taught in Middle and Elementary Orchestra, have coached numerous small string ensembles, and I currently teach Elementary Music. I have experience with learners of a variety of styles and ages. Three words to describe my teaching style are: positive, patient, and firm.
I am currently accepting new students and hoping to expand my studio. Whether you would like to keep skills up during summer, progress with year-round weekly lessons,
or prepare for an audition, I would love to work with you.
Susannah May 11, 2016
Megan is a very enthusiastic and fun teacher. She does a great job with students of all ages. I would highly recommend Megan.
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