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Benjamin K.

11 Reviews
Glenside, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Benjamin K.

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Piano was my first instrument, and the best instrument for all beginners.

About Benjamin

I grew up in Glenside moved to Pittsburgh for school and came back because I love it here...I've been playing for 17 years and have a smorgasbord of influences from Zeppelin to the Beatles to Phish to Radiohead to the dirty projectors to Jay Z to Kurt Rosenwinkel & John Scofield. I have been compos

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Brian
Great. Knowledgable teacher
William
Seemed a little disorganized. It might have been part of the "getting to know me" process and what I wanted to accomplish. The hour went by very fast!
Frederick
I have taken lessons from Benjamin, and found him to be an excellent teacher. If you are looking for someone to teach you bass, or guitar you can't find a more patient teacher. I would recommend him to anyone seeking lessons.

Rachel I.

2 Reviews
Philadelphia, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • BFA Music Performance - Cello from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel I.

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My teaching style puts a focus on realizing musicality and expression through proper playing technique. Playing for hours shouldn't be hard on your body! I work to make my students comfortable at their instruments so that their musical intentions can shine. I am a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher, and I look forward to meeting some new cellists!

About Rachel

I have a BFA in Cello Performance from UW-Milwaukee. As a student, I worked for the university as a tutor in Music Theory, at the recommendation of my professors. Since relocating to Philadelphia, I have established myself as an educator all over the city. I am the cello instructor at the Baldwin

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Adrianna
It's no surprise that it's hard to learn an instrument as an adult. Apart from a semester of guitar lessons in college, I had no musical training and no understanding of music theory. All I knew was that I loved the sound of a cello, and I was graciously gifted one on my 28th birthday.

I am proud to say that I have been Rachel's cello student for over three years now. Since the beginning, Rachel has made sure that I felt comfortable during our lessons, and she remains reassuring even when I get discouraged with my bow hold or tight fingers.

Rachel has taught me a lot about music theory, but she's mostly taught me how to love my instrument. It has been amazing to see and hear the progress I've made, and she continues to give me more exciting challenges to practice each week. She's been attentive to my learning style and my ever-evolving cello goals, and I've been consistently impressed with how she's been able to keep our lessons interesting and fun over the years.

Rachel and I meet for an hour once a week and I look forward to every lesson! She has been the best instructor, and I look forward to many more lessons to come.
Jennifer
I’m an adult student and Rachael has been my instructor for almost two years now. She’s very knowledgeable and PATIENT! Ive grown so much in the past two years and I’m looking forward to more.

Jamie C.

5 Reviews
Abington, PA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Jamie C.

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As a composer and film scorer, I have an extensive background in classical music theory, contrapuntal composition, and arranging for many different ensembles.

I teach basic fundamentals all the way through the 4 species of counterpoint.

About Jamie

I am a classically trained cellist with 20 Years experience. I studied under Charles Forbes and Roberto Pace at the Settlement Music School, and Eugene Friesen at Berklee College of Music. As a bass guitarist, I have 15 years of experience playing fingerstyle and recording/performing a wide range o

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Luke N.
Great teacher.
Mary Beth Y.
I am continuing to study cello with Jamie and I am much further along than I anticipated. I also study piano, so I am not a traditional beginner cello student. Jaime is able to fine tune my lessons to take this into account and build on it. He is very knowledgeable about proper technique as well as music theory. I would recommend him without reservation for all abilities and ages.
Maureen
Jamie worked with me when I was trying to pick up cello after not playing since high school. He is extremely knowledgeable and encouraging. He's very good at identifying problems with technique and suggesting approaches to fix them, and fun to work with.

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Stacey S.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Italian
  • Master of Music in Vocal Performance from University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music
  • Awarded MTNA Star Award from DePauw University
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Stacey S.

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I work with all students on performance practices. Topics covered include how to deal with nerves, stage presence, emotional connection, proper technique, confidence, and poise.

About Stacey

Stacey is a professional soprano known as an active performer in the Cincinnati area. Stacey is also an Adjunct Professor of Musical Theater Voice at Xavier University and Adjunct Professor of Music History at Cincinnati State. Stacey has sung for 13 seasons with the Cincinnati Opera as a member o

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Josh Schneider
Stacey is an encouraging teacher who makes learning how to sing fun! She is good at pushing me to get better in creative and silly ways to trick my brain. She is very professional and accommodating when it comes to scheduling lessons.
Amour S D.
Stacey is very knowledgeable about vocal training and in my first lesson I have already learned a lot that is helping me. She is kind, cheerful, and professional, and she met me where I am at in my singing to help prepare me for a future music career.
Adreanna.
She is the best singing teacher she s funny pretty and nice she does fun exercises to help you voice
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Matt L.

96 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2001
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Matt L.

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Although I am primarily a saxophonist, clarinet is a secondary instrument that most saxophonists also have to know how to play. As a performer it is an absolute necessity that I be able to double on the clarinet and be just as proficient.

My goal as a teacher is to provide an in depth understanding of the instrument to my students. Whether we are learning technique specific to the instrument or general musical concepts, it is important to me that I take the time to insure that my students not only learn how to do something, but also the reasons why we are learning a specific concept or technique. At the end of the day, my ultimate goal is to teach you how to teach yourself, so that you may enjoy playing the instrument outside of our lessons together.

I prefer not to conform to a specific teaching style, because every student is different, and I have been fortunate to have a great variety of types of students throughout my years as a teacher. Some of my students are ...

About Matt

Hello! In addition to the following paragraphs about me, you might also enjoy the video that I've prepared below entitled "your first lesson" (note: videos may only be available by accessing the Takelessons website on a web browser and may not show up if you are using the Takelessons app on a ph

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Zachary D.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner
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Zachary D.

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This subject will go over all the basics you need to be proficient in the acoustic guitar world. This is a great introduction to the guitar as a whole, but my goal here is also to introduce you to fingerstyle acoustic playing where you can play an entire song without singing a single note!
Topics covered: how to hold the guitar, hand anatomy, and how to get the most out of them, chords, strumming, fingerpicking.

About Zachary

Hello there! I am currently a junior in college studying nursing but also pursuing classical and Flamenco guitar during my spare time. Please do not be discouraged by me being only 21 years old; I may be young, but I am experienced. I went to a well known performing arts high school in Florida wher

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Jennifer Lee
Marina
Zach is organized and knows what he's doing. My 10year daughter enjoys her guitar lesson.
Andrea P.
I’m so happy to have Zachary as my teacher. He is extremely knowledgeable and eager to help me learn. Zachary instantly made me feel comfortable after my first lesson. Cant wait to see the progress he helps me make!

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Took Banjo lessons from Dave K.
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"Kids are really enjoying the lessons, and feel like they have already learned a lot!"
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Nicholas
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Jonathan is an amazing teacher. He is teaching both of my kids, one is learning guitar and the other one Violin. He adapts his teaching method to the way that he knows will work with each one of them. They have learned so much, and we enjoy our time in the studio. He is a great musician."
Norka
Took Violin lessons from Jonathan T.
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"Very patient, optimistic, and friendly. I highly recommend this instructor who's very flexible when it comes to scheduling."
Tatiana
Took Singing lessons from John G.
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"Hands down the best vocal instructor LA has to offer. Not only is she extremely talented and knowledgable, she is deeply personally invested in all of her clients.
No where else can you find somewhere like her.
From vocal technique to preparing for shows, she knows her stuff.
If you want not only want a vocal coach but truly a musical mentor, go to Tanisha.
Works fantastically with all ages also. :)"
Star
Took Vocal Training lessons from Tanisha H.
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"My daughter likes her a lot. Great instructor!"
Luna
Took Violin lessons from Alethia E.
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"I had never played a string instrument when I began lessons with Evan almost 9 years ago. Since I came to learn the violin late in life, have limited time and energy to devote to practice, Evan has patiently taught me how to maximize my practice time such that step by step, steady progress in my playing has been made! Evan is attentive to both technique and musicality, and continually challenges me to stretch in both aspects in an encouraging manner. I am glad Evan was my first violin teacher, and remains so!"
Lucilla
Took Violin lessons from Evan H.
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"So much fun! Learning so much :)"
Leah Greenstein
Took Ukulele lessons from Jordan M.
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"Thank you Joel. I am looking forward to my next session. I left very inspired."
Alice
Took Singing lessons from Joel M.
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