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Clint H.

34 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $30
  • Awarded SPAH Official Society Award for Harmonica Teaching from Society for the Preservation and Advancement of the Harmonica
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Clint H.

34 Reviews
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I've had a lifetime of experience teaching private lessons on the harmonica and have the skills it takes to help you through the process of learning to play in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. I've been a full time musician my entire adult life teaching and performing on stage, the studio and the classroom.

About Clint

"The Harmonica is my specialty as a professional performer and teacher. It's not my 2nd or 3rd instrument, but my primary one that I've spent a lifetime mastering. I've been teaching, performing and recording on the harmonica for over 30 years and I'm an expert on both the chromatic harmonica and t

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Jim M.
I'm 70 and never had formal training. Have been playing by ear. Clint is beginning to take me from there through the basics that I need to improve on what I can do.
Gopal R.
Clint is a fantastic teacher who has a deep understanding of the basics, technique, and various styles. He's really good in teaching a novice like me who's learning western style music for the first time. As with any learning, it's important to connect with a teacher so the learning becomes fruitful, and Clint connects so well to a student. Would highly recommend Clint as a harmonica teacher.
Jason
Great first lesson.
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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
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Karen D.

28 Reviews
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Harmonica:
A free reed wind instrument used worldwide in many musical genres, notably in blues, American folk music, classical music, jazz, country, and rock and roll. There are many types of harmonica, including diatonic, chromatic, tremolo, octave, orchestral, and bass versions. A harmonica is played by using the mouth, lips and tongue to direct air into or out of one or more holes along a mouthpiece. Behind each hole is a chamber containing at least one reed. A harmonica reed is a flat elongated spring typically made of brass, stainless steel, or bronze, which is secured at one end over a slot that serves as an airway. When the free end is made to vibrate by the player's air, it alternately blocks and unblocks the airway to produce sound. The lessons will consist of starting at the very beginning with the basics of first learning how to breathe and make tones through multiple holes and then getting a sound from one hole. We will learn how blowing in or out creates different ...

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
Excellent teacher
Catherine
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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Gio A.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gio A.

23 Reviews
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I took up harmonica when I started songwriting, about five years ago. Inspired by Bob Dylan, the Beatles, and other pop/rock acts, I incorporated diatonic harp playing into my original songs. I later picked up blues style playing, improvisation, and other techniques. I'm happy to share my skills and techniques with harmonica players of all skill levels.

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Is a very good teacher he's very patient.
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I am learning consistently and step by step.

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Nathan D.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nathan D.

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We can learn the basics, how to find what key to play in, tongue/hand techniques, and how to play guitar at the same time!

About Nathan

Hello! My name is Nathan, but you can also call me Nate or Nay. I have played guitar, bass, and drums for over twenty years. I also sing, play piano, and play several wind instruments. I compose music, and I have been involved in numerous live performance bands and recording studio proj

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Mohsin H.
Nathan is great!
Reza H.
Karen
Nathan is an excellent teacher. He is very clear in his explanations and helped me to better understand guitar chords, strumming patterns and fingering. He gave me several exercises to work on in the coming weeks. I am looking forward to my next class.
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Matthew H.

122 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, French
  • Awarded Awarded Student Favorite from Takelessons Community from TakeLessons
  • Teaching since 1988
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Matthew H.

122 Reviews
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Award-Winning Teacher - Networked/played with various members of Heart & Bad Company & Former Queensryche. Learn Your Favorite Songs Quickly & Accurately.
2020 Update - I'm Pacific NW Guitarist for Rudy Parris from "NBC TV's The Voice!" Go Team Blake -

Teaching Harmonica Is My Specialty.. Been Playing & Performing For 35 years now!

Harmonica is also a quick way to get into a band fast and sound like you've been playing for years.

Learn The Basics Right Down To The Hottest Current Signature Lick & Tricks. Harmonica Is Always Cool - Everywhere!

About Matthew

Learn How To Play An Instrument or Sing with Celeb Online or In-Studio Music Lessons & Personal Coaching.. Develop The Sound & Singing Voice You Want & Need For Success! See How Associates Of Mine Made it On “NBC TV’s The Voice!" Learn Easy Achievable "Baby Steps" To Get You Started. 12 Steps

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Larry C.
Celeste G.
Matthew is very knowledgeable and very patient, I enjoyed my first lesson.
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Very nice teacher

Andrew H.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Music from Elon University
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Andrew H.

39 Reviews
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*Adults*
Whether you are a beginner or have been playing for years my comprehensive lessons will help you to quickly realize your musical goals. I tailor each lesson to fit your individual needs and will get you strumming your favorite songs, reading music, taking soaring solos, or writing your own melodies while simultaneously deepening your understanding of the language of music. At the end of each lesson you’ll receive an MP3 of all the material covered.

*Kids*
I believe in building music fundamentals while fostering a love of playing. My fun, imaginative, and age appropriate classes are just right for any budding musician! Each lesson is customized to get the individual student excited about music, that means playing songs they like and having fun while learning the essential techniques and developing musicality. I have extensive experience working with children 5-16 and adapt my teaching to promote success for each unique student.

*Genres*
Pop, Folk, Rock, Blues, Jazz, ...

About Andrew

*Adults* Whether you are a beginner or have been playing for years my comprehensive lessons will help you to quickly realize your musical goals. I tailor each lesson to fit your individual needs and will get you strumming your favorite songs, reading music, taking soaring solos, or writing your o

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Madeline W.
Excellent in adjusting how fast or slow of a pace the student needs on a given day.
Madeline W.
Patrick K.
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Average Cost of Harmonica Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute harmonica lessons in Pittsburgh is $51. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $60 per hour.
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$31 average
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$41 average
60 min
$51 average

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"Tim's warm and inspirational approach to teaching has led to many insights about my playing. Tim's experienced background as a blues harp player, performance career, and music theory along with his most helpful guide "The Talking Harmonica," recorded audio tracks and YouTube videos combined for an easy and fun learning experience. I wholeheartedly recommend lessons from Tim to any aspiring harp player that has a love for the blues and playing the harp."
Allan
Took Harmonica lessons from Tim G.
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"Mr Matthew is such a wonderful teacher! He takes his time in teaching new beginners like my daughter. She is learning so much in harmonica and always looks forward to her lesson."
Lue
Took Harmonica lessons from Matthew H.
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"Winslow is very knowledgeable and an excellent teacher.
He's very passionate about the harmonica, which makes for a great learning experience. I look forward to future lessons."
Philip
Took Harmonica lessons from Winslow Y.
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"Lots of info on the the blues harp , Jamed out on the 3-4 , took it on a journey, went whaling and brought it back home. Great intro to a new instrument placement breath and intent"
Jon
Took Harmonica lessons from Ronnie B.
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"Clint Hoover is an amazing teacher, patient and very generous in giving incredible tips while transmitting his great experience as a musician with a very wide knowledge of different instruments."
elena giulia rossi
Took Harmonica lessons from Clint H.
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"A great first lesson. Clint explained and demonstrated good techniques and how to develop them."
Sandra
Took Harmonica lessons from Clint H.
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"My intention when I started taking lessons with Clint was to continue as long as I was making progress, and as long as I found playing and practicing enjoyable. After two years, I still look forward to our lessons as much as when I began.

Clint is always positive, and he does an excellent job of tailoring his instruction to the interests of his student.

I highly recommend Clint to anyone who is serious about learning to play harmonica."
Chris
Took Harmonica lessons from Clint H.
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"Jordan teaches one on one with ease and patience. I've repeatedly seen him calmly redirect my nine-year old son in numerous slips of attention during lessons. Excellent instructor!"
Michele
Took Harmonica lessons from Jordan M.
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"I have followed Clint's career for many decades. He is a fabulous performer and a sensitive player. I know many of his students, and they all rave about his teaching skills. He is able to clearly communicate about the music and the instrument, and is knowledgeable about the history of the instrument. He inspires his students to reach beyond what they thought they could do. He is a dedicated and accomplished musician and teacher. He is the best teacher out there!"
Gretchen
Took Harmonica lessons from Clint H.
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"I am at the mid point of my 8 lessons with Randall. I began my lessons as a firm believer I didn't have a music bone in my body. I was tone deaf. I couldn't learn music.
Since I started my harmonica lessons began, Randall has helped me throw these self imposed restrictions in the trash can. I hear musical notes now. When I whistle, I can tell i'm off tune with the song. And I'm playing, although slowly, songs I love on a musical instrument. And I'm not talking Hot Cross Buns or the song about wondering what a Twinkling Star is. (Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, how I wonder what you are....you obviously know what it is, you just called it by name?!)
I'm talking Killing Me Softly, and Patience by Guns N' Roses.
Randall always infuses musical history within the lessons, which I find as valuable as the lesson themselves. During the lesson, when trying to help demonstrate how the song goes, Randall will pull out an additional instrument and play along side me. I'm literally playing music with someone, I never thought I was capable of this! It's very exciting for a musical novice.
Randall also emphasizes learning the right way, at the right speed. As I was racing through Patience with little grace, he gave me this feedback.
"Do we want to play this song like Axel Rose, heck yeah we do! And we will! But for now, lets slow it down and learn it correctly." He wants his students to learn the right way, so when it's time, they play their instrument at a high level.

My lessons have been an all encompassing educational experience.
If you are interested in learning a musical instrument, in a fun atmosphere from a passionate music professional, you should book Randall ASAP."
Brandie
Took Harmonica lessons from Randall K.
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