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Erica G.

18 Reviews
Cranberry Township, PA
Starting at $19
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Lamar University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Erica G.

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I have been teaching and performing on the French horn for 15+ years. My students have ranged in age from 10 years old to 60 years old! I have worked with students on many different skill levels and have seen much growth in those students. My lessons are centered around building a routine that will further your musical journey while having as much fun as possible!

About Erica

My name is Erica Guidroz. I am a French horn and Trumpet teacher in the North hills of Pittsburgh, PA. Prior to this position, I taught in Fort Worth ISD in Texas as the Head Band Director at Stripling Middle School for two years and at Young Men's Leadership Academy for two years. At both schools,

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Laura M.

40 Reviews
Warrendale, PA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1996
  • BFA in Music/ Teaching (piano), from Conservatory Superior of Music, Madrid (Spain)
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Laura M.

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Do you want to play classical piano music: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven? You are in the right place!

I choose and adapt songs according to the age, interests, goals, and skills of the students. I also use the songs to teach different musical concepts: intervals, progressions, scales, chords. Every student is different, so I don't use any specific method.

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About Laura

I am a pianist, a songwriter, and a keyboard player and backup singer for a prog-rock band, and also a music teacher. I've been teaching music for a long time. Why? Because I love music and I love to teach. My mission statement: get you to enjoy music while learning. The best moments on my wo

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Holly B.
Laura is an excellent instructor and she has made my lessons productive and fun!
Aisha
Laura had such a welcoming presence and didn’t make me feel bad about my voice at all, she made me feel way more confident. I am a beginner and I noticed an instant change in my voice, a good change. Laura also introduced me to a new part of my voice I didn’t know existed so I would definitely recommend her to anyone I meet.
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Cindy H.

12 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 12 and up
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Cindy H.

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I work with students exclusively by ear, concentrating on development of rhythm and the syncopation of melody against rhythm.

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Cindy has been making music for as long as she can remember. She was the assistant director of a synagogue children's choir by age 14 and has directed and sung with many community choirs and pickup groups since then. But it wasn't until 1996 that she discovered the autoharp and began teaching and p

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Eugenie
Cindy is an amazing fiddle teacher. I came to her for help in learning old-time fiddle technique. I wanted something more than just learning the tune. Cindy is helping me improve my bowing style, be a better listener, and achieve a sound I always dreamed of but didn't know how to do.

When it comes to teachers, Cindy is the best of the best. She'll lay out exercises to build your skill step by step. If you love old-time music and want to excel at playing the fiddle, Cindy's your gal.
Marybeth M.
Cindy is teaching me how to play Old Time fiddle tunes and technique in the cross tune of GDGD. I find her to be an instructor that is both process-oriented (providing information about the music background"what,when,who,why") and product-oriented (how to play/technique). She always begins lessons with a review from the past lesson and the homework provided that she records and sends to me. Her demonstrations are very clear and are at a rate and pace comfortable to me. She provides clear verbal cues throughout the lessons. Cindy is very strong in task analysis, breaking down each tune part, beginning with bowing. Her feedback throughout lessons is both positive-specific and corrective-specific. Every lesson is highly enjoyable and filled with encouragement. I am a retired college professor in teacher education, and I know about the constructs of what makes a high quality teacher - Cindy, demonstrates this to me. I feel fortunate to have Cindy as my fiddle instructor.
Emily
I feel really lucky to have connected with Cindy on takelessons.com during the pandemic. I actually cannot think of another time a teacher has taught me so much so skillfully - and it's all happening over the internet! Cindy has a fabulous sense of humor, she is honest and good at her profession. She's more than a fiddle teacher, she shares a music tradition with wisdom and care.
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Sandy K.

15 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $43
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Fine Art, Suma Cum Laude, Painting from Columbus College of Art and Design
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Sandy K.

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To draw is to be fearless. If you are interested in drawing from life, then I can assist by teaching you the basics or show you how to improve your skill set. I work as a professional artist and have a great deal of knowledge about materials and processes. I enjoy working in ink, pencil (graphite and colored), charcoal, and pastel (oil and soft). I am also into combining media. I have taught for over a decade and my students range in age from children to senior citizens.

About Sandy

I believe in the power of art to change lives. I have been working as a professional artist for several decades and I love what I do. My work ranges from murals to intimate portraiture. My resume includes National Endowment for the Arts funded public art projects, solo exhibitions and museum shows.

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Ethan Z.
My son Ethan was set satisfied and would like to continue for more lessons with Sandy !
Seife T.
My first class with Sandy was very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to my next session.
Nora S.
The first session with Sandy went very well. She was able to ascertain quickly the level of my daughter's skill and determine a course of action that will take her to the next level of her art. We are excited to see the result of the remaining sessions.
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Susanna S.

178 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $36
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Susanna S.

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I've been teaching viola for over 27 years and my students have gone on to play in youth orchestras, community orchestras, attend PMEA and ASTA events or go to college as a music major. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to improve your playing skills and as time goes on you'll be able to play at a more advanced level. I specialize in Traditional Classical violin, typically use Essential Elements 2000, Samuel Applebaum methods, Suzuki methods, Barbara Barber books and traditional scales and etude books. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Susanna

Students in Pittsburgh, PA: I am fully vaccinated including the booster and so is my family. I am offering in person lessons in my home if you are fully vaccinated. If you are under 12 years old, you must wear a mask and I will wear a mask too. Susanna S. has over 27 years of teaching experien

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Rhonda
Susanna was very easy to understand, very kind and patient to explain the basics of proper cello placement, bow hold and how to bow properly. I highly recommend her as a cello instructor!
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Susanna is an excellent instructor! I've been with her for a year as an adult beginner and learned a great deal. She is patient and supportive -- exactly what you need in an instructor. She also has a great sense of humor lined with kindness, which helps when you create some truly tragic notes on your violin.
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John S.

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Carnegie, PA
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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John S.

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I am an active performer in the greater Pittsburgh area and have over 10 years of teaching experience with students of all levels and age groups. I hold both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in piano performance from Duquesne University and also have completed substantial coursework in piano pedagogy. I tailor my lessons to the needs and goals of my students while providing a solid foundation in technique and musicianship.

About John

I am an active performer in the greater Pittsburgh area and have over 10 years of teaching experience. I hold both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in piano performance from Duquesne University and also I have completed substantial course work in piano pedagogy. My lessons are tailored to the n

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Timothy
John was welcoming, attentive to my needs as a student, knowledgeable, insightful, and encouraging.

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"Deirdre has this rare ability to be a very kind and gentle teacher who at the same time shows you clearly and thoroughly what you need in order to develop and improve your skills. It also helps to be learning in a beautiful bright space to which you look forward to coming back to. I was truly inspired after my lesson and couldn't wait to get home to try all the things she showed me - wonderful experience!!"
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"Great Piano Teacher. Enjoy coming to class!"
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Took Piano lessons from Bradley A.
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"Jessica got Chloe off to a good start. And, she's so excited to to learn more."
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Took Cello lessons from Jessica G.
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"Ms Regina is very professional, kind, patient and willing to meet any student at the level they need to begin. I found her to be the kind of personality that will work well with my "ocd' and nervous beginnings."
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Took Violin lessons from Regina H.
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"Paul took the time to get to know me and my interests, which is valuable to me. Plus he's very knowledgable and has an easy going manner"
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Took Piano lessons from Paul K.
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"Dr Kimberly is an absolutely fantastic instructor. My son was brand new to the saxaphone and she was incredibly patient and encouraging. One of the things we really loved was her trying to find theme songs to my sons favorite TV shows so he would have something familiar and fun to play."
Elyse
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"I have been wanting to play an instrument for such a long time, but never had the motivation to try it, until recently. Wanting to play Piano was a spur of the moment decision for me. I googled piano teachers in my area and Corinne was one of the first people to pop up. After reading all her rave reviews, I decided to give it a go. I was so nervous for my first lesson, but she made me feel comfortable and at ease the minute I walked through the door. She is educated and passionate about music. Also, she is extremely patient. I have been going to her for Piano Lessons now once a week for almost 6 months and I couldn't be happier with my decision. I absolutely, without a doubt, recommend Corinne. She's amazing!"
Vanessa
Took Piano lessons from Corinne D.
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"She is a hands on instructor. Her ethusiasm gives my son wanting to exceed himself. She is very meticulous in her teachings."
Suzanne
Took Cello lessons from Anna C.
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"Both my daughter and I noticed improvement after her first lesson with Molly and she really enjoys the different approach Molly has compared to her past instructors."
Sherri
Took Singing lessons from Molly M.
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"I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!"
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Took Viola lessons from Karen D.
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