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Joel H.

19 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German
  • Bachelor's of Music in Songwriting from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joel H.

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About Joel

I’m a guitarist and songwriter in several bands in the Portland area. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelors in Songwriting. I have taught guitar, production, and songwriting in Portland and the Rogue Valley for many years. As my student, I will work with you to map out where

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Joel has been very patient and kind in his teaching style. He remains calm and encouraging when beginner mistakes happen which is crucial with teaching our boy.
Sunshine
Great class, intuitive instruction.
Amanda
Joel has been fantastic! He's exceptionally accommodating, flexible and patient. As an adult picking up a new instrument, he has been nothing but supportive and informative. I particularly value his clear and simple explanations of difficult theories and playing methods. Thank you Joel!

Jordan

Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Bachelors of Arts in Mathmatics from Michigan State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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My approach is to work with the individual based on their specific musical and personal learning needs while also emphasizing the basics (feel, sound, tone, rhythm, technique) and integrating what the student is doing in their current music groups as well as what music they are personally interested in.

About Jordan

Hello! I'm Jordan and I'm a teacher and tutor for Trumpet, Math, and Music Theory in Portland, Ore. I am located in Northeast Portland and do Online In-home lessons and Math Tutoring sessions. My sessions are engaging, fun, and accessible for all levels. I use a variety of resources to provide

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DeAnna H.

14 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English
  • Awarded Fulbright/ITT Award to Austria 1984 from Institute of International Education
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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DeAnna H.

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I have a strong background in music theory. My doctoral dissertation was analytical in content. I love music theory - it is like solving puzzles! If you want to learn about theory in an exciting and fun way, I would love to help you!

About DeAnna

Hello! I have been teaching piano since 1982 when I finished my degree in piano performance. I also have a Doctorate in Piano Performance, and have an artist diploma from the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg, Austria. However, I think what makes me special is that I combine a friendly approach to t

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Daniel
Most single productive day I’ve had at the piano.
Martin
DeAnna has excellent credentials as a pianist and music theorist, but more importantly for me she is a patient teacher and good communicator who works hard to ensure that I learn and understand even the most basic skills and techniques. She is also fun to talk to and be with, and her love of music is infectious. She is an excellent teacher for an older student, and I imagine for younger ones too.
Ian
Deanna was great! Nice, patient, encouraging, and knowledgeable. I learned basic technique which already has me feeling more comfortable. I'm looking forward to progressing and confident I've made the right choice.

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AllyJo F.

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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 7 to 88
  • Music & Theatre from San Diego Mesa College
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AllyJo F.

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I can show you how to set up your home studio and how to record music the right way. If you have wanted to learn how to record your music YOURSELF I can help. Message me today.

About AllyJo

Singer/Songwriter, Actress and Creator. I specialize in vocal technique and freeing the voice. I help people unlock their talent and discover what they can do! I can teach you how to sing with ease and strength; no more struggling to get your voice out. As an Actress and songwriter I am an expect i

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Grant
AllyJo is an awesome instructor. She makes things comfortable, and is very good at explaining the "why" as well as the "how". I look forward to more lessons.

Jonathan E.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jonathan E.

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Coming from 15+ years' experience learning, interpreting, & performing music; 7+ years recording, & 6+ years teaching, you can expect from me an enjoyable, streamlined lesson to help strengthen your musical understanding & ability to further utilize your love for music. I specialize in classical, jazz fundamentals, rock/pop, recording, composition, & live performance. I'm fairly well versed in many other genres, so I can easily meet your preferences across the board. Cultivate a deeper relationship with your instrument & unlock your potential! :)

About Jonathan

Coming from 15+ years' experience learning, interpreting, & performing music; 7+ years recording, & 6+ years teaching, you can expect from me an enjoyable, streamlined lesson to help strengthen your musical understanding & ability to further utilize your love for music. I specialize in classical, j

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Michelle
My two middle school sons absolutely love Jonathan. He is really good at connecting with them and knows how to teach. He is patient, very knowledgeable, and highly professional. We highly recommend Jonathan for anyone wanting to learn how to play an instrument. My boys love what they have learned so far on their guitars.
Christopher - Nicholas L.
He is really good at teaching my 11 and 12 year old kids... They really like Jonathan,!
Tina S.
My son enjoyed lessons with Jonathan. He is very knowledgable and friendly. I recommend him for lessons.

Kendall D.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Kendall D.

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I always begin lessons with some form of warm up to focus on beauty in tone and then I follow that with exercises that build technique. I am happy to work with students with whatever method book they are currently using but I am also happy to suggest method books and literature that I feel could further guide their growth. My lessons are very student-centered in that I see what the student's goals are and work from there. I adjust my lessons based on how the student is performing that day. I am happy to teach students of any age and of any ability level!

About Kendall

I'm a musician, a music educator, and music researcher. I enjoy teaching and sharing my passion for music with students of all ages. I currently teach at the Urban College of Boston as an adjunct professor and I substitute teach for Newton Public Schools. I received my Bachelor of Music in Music Ed

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Anna
I feel very lucky to have my son take flute lessons from Kendall! She is a wonderful teacher. Her lessons are dynamic, engaging and fun. Thirty minutes fly by like three minutes. Next time will schedule a longer session.
Natnicha
Kendall engaged my daughter in her first flute lesson. She is a talented musician who seems keen to share her passion. We look forward to future lessons with Kendall.
Felipee H.
She is great very good with our 6 yr old.

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"Jamie was my voice teacher for two summers and I really grew through all the lessons I had with her. I also really enjoyed the time I spent working with her and felt very comfortable being around her. Jamie worked very hard to make me a better singer and performer. She stretched by range and improved many other aspects of my voice and performing. She also was able to greatly expand my repertoire. When beginning my lessons with Jamie I did not have much experience with singing songs that were not musical theatre. During my lessons with Jamie I continued to sing musical theatre pieces, as well as songs from many other genres. Through my lessons I was able to become a much better all around performer. I strongly recommend Jamie to anyone looking for a voice teacher!"
Kayla
Took Vocal Training lessons from Jamie B.
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"Very patient with my first time student."
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Took Classical Piano lessons from Timothy S.
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"Very happy with his lesson plan. He takes his time to make sure you understand. Very talented person"
Lonnie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Stan M.
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"very relaxed. very encouraging. looking forward to next week."
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Took Piano lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Where to begin? Mary Ann Graham is a top-notch singer-songerwriter, guitarist, and performer. Her expertise at what she does creatively as well as onstage is translated through her teaching. She is always prepared to give her students the best learning experience than they can receive, each according to their unique individual levels. Mary Ann is a top-notch, high-caliber music instructor, artist, and performer."
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Took Music Performance lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"My teenage son is enjoying his lessons. Brian is a very knowledgeable teacher and obviously wants his students to enjoy playing (chooses songs that interest them). He also gives a good amount of material for my son to learn throughout the week. Fun to hear him practicing!"
Serena
Took Guitar lessons from Brian C.
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"Rodolfo has been very patient and deliberate. I have a much better understanding of the mechanics of singing and the discipline it requires."
David
Took Singing lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"Kerry has given private percussion lessons to my 12 year old daughter for 8 months. She enjoys lessons and I have seen improvements in her performance. Kerry has been communicative, professional, and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend his services.
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Dena Krupa"
Kerry
Took Drum lessons from Kerry K.
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"Great first lesson. Attentive, and I felt like we got right to playing. The hour went by real quick, but I feel like I gained something already, and expect to learn more in future lessons.

Did a great job of meeting me halfway on my experience level."
Taylor
Took Guitar lessons from Eric C.
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"Very helpful! I’m not the best piano player but I’ve learned a ton & noticed major improvements since working with C Minor."
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Took Piano lessons from C Minor
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Music Lessons in Portland, OR

Portland, Oregon has long been recognized for its affiliation with life-changing events in the music industry. The Satyricon Club, a nightclub which closed down in 2010, is said to be where Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love first met. Incidentally, it was also where Nirvana’s drummer, Dave Grohl, gave his first performance as a Foo Fighter.



If you’d like to join these musicians and make a name for yourself, there’s no better place to find music lessons in Portland than TakeLessons. With certified music teachers located throughout the greater Portland area, you can find the best instructor for your needs, interests and goals. Whether you’re looking to learn how to play the guitar, piano, drums, violin, or any other instrument, TakeLesson

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