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Samantha D.

11 Reviews
Reading, PA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Science Piano Performance from Clearwater Christian College
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Samantha D.

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How to apply theory in all instruments. Song writing and through better technique in each instrument.

About Samantha

Samantha started taking piano lessons at age 3 from her mother, who was also a music teacher. She played piano continuously through school, and also learned to play clarinet, guitar, flute, trumpet and sax, often playing different instruments in her school's band. She also learned the violin and ce

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Wonderful!

Samantha D. is wonderful. My kids play so well for only 1 year'sworth of lessons. I would highly recommend her to anyone! I am blownaway by the music that comes out of the Piano from a 7 and 11 year old.My 11 year old signed up for her first music competition at school. Ifyou told me one year ago I would have girls playing a piano, I would notbelieve you. I truly thought they would quit after a couple of months.Not the case. They are musically talented and still love it. Thanks toSamantha D! They are now thriving in the in-school music program.Thank you, TakeLessons, for filtering out the best teachers. When achild has a small window of interest, you have to grab it the rightway...the wrong teacher would not have given me these results.
PatK
My granddaughter, Katelynn, enjoys her trumpet lessons with Samantha. Samantha is caring, seems to enjoy teaching & has patience; which is needed since Katelynn needs a little extra attention learning things
MaureenC
Highly Recommend her!

My daughters (10, & 6) have only had three lessons with Samantha! They love it. Her nature is kind and welcoming. She can tell how much they can handle so doesn't overwhelm them with too much theory or pieces to play. She strikes a nice balance. My 10 year old started composing her own song when she became bord with the beginner book! Samantha has added to this excitement and changed her teaching style to match my daughters learning style. My daughter was beaming! Samantha has taught her how to take the next pieces of theory and add it to her song. She also ordered music my daughter enjoys like Selena Gomez. My 6 year old is excited every week and doesn't want to be late. My husband and I thought this would be just another thing to start and quit. So far they are going strong!
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Trevor J.

3 Reviews
Newark, DE
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 to 80
  • Music performance, Trumpet from Biola University
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Trevor J.

3 Reviews
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Have you ever wondered why music is written the way that it is? Have you ever wondered why somebody wrote it that way? Well so have I and I have come to learn and teach this skill to you. I will help you learn a basic/ intermediate understanding of music theory. Learn how to read and write music. Learn part writing rules, learn how so dictate music and be able to analyze music.

About Trevor

I am a professional trumpet player. I have played lead trumpet with the Jimmy McConnell Super Big Band, Lead player at Biola University Jazz ensemble. Principle in Biola Universities orchestra and wind ensemble for 2 years. I currently have my Bachelors of Music in Performance from Biola University

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Trevor works well with our 13 year old son! This service is a lifesaver for students that need the individual attention.
We look forward to many more lessons!!
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Rosalind H.

21 Reviews
Downingtown, PA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks I can sing in Italian, German or French., Italian
  • Awarded Who's Who in American College Students from Who's Who in American College Students
  • Teaching since 2012
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Rosalind H.

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Having attended Westminster Choir College and taken music theory based classes in highschool, I have had experience with everything from basic theory to music analysis to ear training and more. I have taken practical theory classes and music history/world music classes which have contributed to my understanding of the patterns in and characteristics of a wide variety of musical genres. At Drexel University, as a music therapy masters student, I was expected to improvise and transpose at a moments notice. These experiences have convinced me that it is in the musician's best interests to have a strong foundation of theory knowledge, and I emphasize theory approaches to understanding music in voice, and particularly piano lessons, as I believe this will help the student to better predict and understand an underlying musical structure to a song, helping with his or her reading fluency.

About Rosalind

Hello! My name is Rosalind and I believing in teaching music lessons that go the extra mile. Students and parents can expect excellence in customer service that goes beyond their weekly lessons. How are lessons with me different? -Convenient Locations in Downingtown, Coatesville, West Che

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Linda A.
I had a great experience! Loved every minute of it. Rosalind in easy to work with and made me feel at ease right from the beginning!
loved it and looking forward to the next lesson
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Rosalind was very knowledgeable and explained things clearly. She made it easy to understand.
Sarah P.
Rosalind quickly pinpointed problem areas and gave excellent instruction on how to work to improve by giving great explanations of what was happening with the voice and why. Highly recommend.

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Dimitry C.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Bachelors and Masters Degree in performance and in Music Education from Kiev Conservatory
  • Teaches students 7 to 17
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Dimitry C.

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I teach the following musical styles: classical, jazz, folk, music theory, solfeggio, conducting, music history

About Dimitry

Specialties Music studio offering ONLINE and IN-STUDIO clarinet, saxophone, flute, trumpet and recorder lessons taught by the Principal Clarinetist of the Livingston Symphony Orchestra. Recent Student Auditions, Awards & Achievements: This year 5 of my students won Regional Band Audition

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Andrew K.
Excellent instructor!
Shao F.
Our 12-year old son has been learning clarinet from Mr. Dimitry for about a year now and we highly recommend him to prospective students for his deep music knowledge, rich clarinet performance experience and above all, just being a great clarinet teacher.

In a year's time with Mr. Dimitry, our son's progress has been very impressive. After our son started lessons with Mr. Dimitry, it quickly became apparent that Mr. Dimitry is a very experienced teacher for young musicians. He engages our son effectively to keep him interested in music and clarinet while at the same time sets high expectations for him. Our son always looks forward to clarinet lessons and also is motivated to practice pieces at home.

Mr. Dimitry not only teaches sound clarinet skills, but also emphasizes the importance of playing music the right way, that is to tell stories and express feelings through music rather than to play music like a technician. Although it is difficult for a young musician to fully appreciate this concept, it does go a long way in preparing him to become a really good musician in the long run.

Mr. Dimitry is very polite, pleasant and professional. We recommend him without any reservation.
Julia J.
My 7 year old son has been taking recorder lessons from Dimitry for almost 1 year now. Dimitry is very patient, encouraging, and enganging - considering that my son is on the younger side. Dimitry provides music instruction that is appropriate age and level wise, so my son feels accomplished and challenged at the same time.
We plan to continue with Dimitry and hopefully advance to the clarinet once his fingers can cover the clarinet holes and he has learned more music theory. My son looks forward to his music lessons. We are very pleased with his musical instruction.
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Damien S.

46 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • BFA Studio Composition from SUNY Purchase
  • Teaching since 1997
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Damien S.

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With degrees in composition and musicology, my students learn from the basics to advanced theory and how it work in composition and performance

About Damien

St. Augustine based composer and guitarist Damien has made a name for himself as a writer of scores for film, theater and dance productions.;A graduate of Music Composition at SUNY Purchase (New York) and Musicology at the University College of Dublin (Ireland). Years of touring internationally and

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Corinne C.
Great first lesson. Took the time to see where I am with my skills and took it from there. Looking forward to working with him to get better.

Eric L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Awarded State Young Artist Competition Runner Up from Illinois Music Teacher's National Association
  • Bachelor's in Music Education from Western Illinois University
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Eric L.

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Beginning theory students will learn the basics of general music reading, including pitches, rhythms time signatures, and expressive text.
Beginners will also learn all of their major and minor scales, and the important role these scales play in music writing. Students will have the opportunity to compose their own melodies, and experiment with a variety of rhythm patterns.

Intermediate students will apply the skills learned as a beginner to learn about the basics of harmony, chord progressions, and how to compose harmonies that can be performed alongside the melodies the student composes. Related concepts include: harmonic rhythm, non-chord tones, and cadences.

Advanced students will learn to be able to manipulate more complicated harmonies, and learn how to modulate their music from one key to another. Students will also learn the basics of how to compose using formal structures, such as binary, rounded binary, and ternary forms.

About Eric

Hi there! My name is Eric, and I eagerly await getting a chance to work with you! Teaching music is one of the most enjoyable things I do, and I hope to instill the same passion for music in my students that I have! I have both my bachelor's and master's degrees in music, and I am have just f

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Parkesburg, PA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Parkesburg is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Been learning the basics of music theory and its really helping me understand better for playing claronet!"
Sorab
Took Music Theory lessons from Wes C.
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"Peter is an incredible instructor. His breadth of knowledge and understanding is unparalleled to that of anyone I have ever encountered. He is patient, and kind and genuine all around good guy. I enjoy working with him."
Reggie
Took Music Theory lessons from Peter V.
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"Music Theory made easy. Cole helped everything make sense"
Scott J.
Took Music Theory lessons from Russell P.
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"This dude is fire 100%.
I’ve been watching Marks live streams and have been blown away by the quality of his audio in the streams themselves and his quality compositions. He his engaged with his audience at every turn and in his sets and always bring the highest energy to his performance and shares trade secrets and wisdom to his viewers. He is very technically skilled in audio engineering and computers in general. Great dude to have in any musical alliance. His knowledge of theory and his technical prowess are just top notch. Enough said.

-Joe Luckinbill"
Joe
Took Music Theory lessons from Mark S.
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"Jimmy teach music not just guitar. He teaches common senses ways to make it easy to understand and retain. He is an excellent teacher"
James
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"I felt very comfortable practicing with Michael and he focused on exactly what I needed to learn."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Michael L.
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"Very knowledgeable person.
With lots of patience.
Highly recommended."
Antonio Ibarra
Took Music Theory lessons from Andrea B.
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Took Music Theory lessons from Adam E.
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"I just completed my first lesson and it was immediately helpful. I'm really looking forward to on-going sessions and I'm going to bump up the time as well."
Paul
Took Music Theory lessons from Indigo S.
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"Greg helped me onto the path of speaking the language of music and why it matters. Music theory is not daunting if someone can show you how to apply it correctly. Greg has decades of experience and application. Let him help you!"
Andy
Took Music Theory lessons from Greg C.
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