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Samantha D.

11 Reviews
Reading, PA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Science Piano Performance from Clearwater Christian College
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Samantha D.

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Performance for concerts, events, band/orchestral settings, or solos. All instruments.

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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MaureenC
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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Jillian V.

66 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Hands on Assistance in Yoga, Advance Training from Yoga Haven
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Jillian V.

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Take your artistic knowledge and learn how to put it on the stage or behind the camera. Learn simple techniques related to on-stage personality, presence, honesty, and vulnerability.

About Jillian

I have a Master's degree in Music Therapy, am a nationally board certified music therapist (MT-BC); performer and vocal instructor (Bachelor's in Classical Voice); certified yoga instructor and meditation guide (200+); certified and attuned Reiki master; professional writer and editor. ...I fin

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Julie
5 stars for best instructor ever
Steven F.
Great first day.
Angie M.
Jillian taught our two 6 year-old daughters how to play the guitar! Jillian is always so patient, encouraging, and always takes the time to foster a caring friendship with each of them. Our girls adore her, and we’re sure everyone who knows her does as well. If you want a stress-free and happy learning experience with the guitar, look no further than Jillian!
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Eric B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded ISTAR recipient from Rush/Shelby/Henry/Decatur County Schools
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Eric B.

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I am an experienced concert band, marching band, wind ensemble, chamber winds, and jazz band and jazz combo conductor and performer. I can show you how to play your instrument in a small group, a large group, and how to improvise. I am able to prepare students for auditions of many types and solo/ensemble competition.

About Eric

I am a former college professor, current high school band director, performer and composer. If you need help preparing for a concert, solo/ensemble contest, audition, or your next playing test I can help you! I am comfortable helping you with concert band, marching band, pep band, jazz band and

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Brian
Eric B. was the music instructor for both my children at the middle and high school they attended. Additionally, I taught with Eric for seven years.

My children received excellent music instruction in both trombone and flute. I was pleased with the rigor of the practice that was expected from Eric, which enabled dramatic growth in their musical ability. I was also pleased that they were both able to read music due to the instruction they were given under Eric's tutelage.

As I said earlier, I have worked with Eric as a colleague. I found him to be highly organized, student centered with regard to growth and performance, and a man of high character.

Eric created a Jazz band curriculum at the school corporation we taught at, where he developed several Jazz sections that would perform regularly in the community. Eric would invite notable guest musicians to work with the students and participate with them in these performances.

I would recommend Eric, without reservations, to anyone who desires a quality music instructor.
Phil
Eric was great. Hadn't played in a while and he really helped me get back into it and rekindled my love of music.
Ben
Mr. B. is my go-to expert on all things musical. I know very little about music and Mr. B is always eager to help.

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Cindy F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Arizona
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Cindy F.

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Students are taught how to perform on stage. Included are expression exercises, moving exercises and mic control techniques.

About Cindy

Ms.Cindy's' entire teaching philosophy is that of fun, with music theory and music literacy being a priority. Her enthusiasm and dedication to training the musicians of tomorrow is evident. She believes that music should be a pleasurable, positive experience to boost self-esteem. The main focus

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Melody M.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Melody M.

37 Reviews
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There are many routes and discoveries toward becoming a singer and here are a few of the steps.

1) Memorize musical selections and routines, or sing following printed text, musical notation, or instructions.

2) Interpret or modify music, applying knowledge of harmony, melody, rhythm, and voice production to individualize presentations and maintain audience interest.

3) Observe choral leaders or prompters for cues or directions in vocal presentation.

4) Perform before live audiences, or in television, radio, or movie productions.

5) Practice singing exercises and study with vocal coaches, in order to develop their voices and skills and to rehearse for upcoming roles.

6) Seek out and learn new music that is suitable for live performance and/or recording.

About Melody

Are you looking to sing or play keyboard, work on material for your band, build your repertoire, sing or play in the church choir/band, audition for a production, become a better lead singer in your rock or pop band, overcome stage-fright or wanting to get to the next level? You have come to the ri

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Merri B.
Melody is so fun to work with. She makes the lessons fun and I always feel comfortable. She has already taught me some new strategies and I cannot wait to continue improving!!
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Yulissa S.
Melody is amazing. Not only does she focus on progressing my vocals, but she cares about your life as well.
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Grady T.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 2 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Grady T.

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Online Music Performance Teacher

Focusing on a holistic approach of what you want to express and how to reach the hearts of the audience.

About Grady

My personal philosophy of music is to explore and learn as much from my students as I can teach them. For me teaching is like going on an adventure to find something together. I've been able to play all over the world and tour with many different musicians and the thing that made the core of every

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Joel
Grady was patient and a great teacher to our then 5 year-old. We had to discontinue lessons only because we moved.
Maru
Grady is a great teacher! His patience and enthusiasm really have helped me progress in my ear training practice.
Richard
Smart, enthusiastic, patient. I'm an older adult who has some basic piano ability (very basic), and within moments Grady evaluated and then clicked in with my needs. I suspect he would be perfect for children also.

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Reading, PA

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Reading is $71. 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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"Tom is an amazing music instructor! My review won’t even scratch the surface of explaining what a fantastic teacher he is! Tom has taught our 4 children since 2008 when they started at School of Rock (SOR). When Tom left SOR and started giving private lessons, we left SOR because we saw the value Tom gave our children. He does a great job of challenging his students, yet keeping it interesting for them. (He's still teaching our kids after 6 years; they never get bored with his lessons and look forward to them every week!) Tom also does a fantastic job of blending music theory into everything he teaches. Our oldest child has a passion for music, and is now studying music at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Tom played a huge part in our son getting into Berklee and giving him the skills he needs to succeed while there. I recommend Tom to any level of student. He is simply the best!"
Kevin
Took Music Performance lessons from Thomas M.
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"Barbara is very musical, very talented and very attuned to my needs. She is not only a singing teacher or a pianist, she is all and more. Most importantly, she is a mentor.
I highly recommend Barbara."
Michal
Took Music Performance lessons from Barbara M.
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"Amazing teacher with a gift for connecting with children and fostering a love of music."
Haruna
Took Music Performance lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Performing has being my main issue
Have more confidance since Rodolfo has made improve my technique
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Max
Took Music Performance lessons from Rodolfo G.
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"My 4 year old daughter has been taking piano lessons from Annie for around 2-3 months and she LOVES it! Mrs Annie is so kind and patient with her, she is progressively getting better and more interested with each lesson. I would recommend Annie to anyone who is looking for music or voice lessons! We love her"
Jaclyn
Took Music Performance lessons from Annie A.
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"Melanie is incredibly thoughtful and thorough in her approach to teaching voice. She is the most patient and knowledgeable teacher I've ever had. If I've ever not understood a concept, she helps me to work through it in my time. She quickly identified my strengths and helped me to keep them strong while working diligently improving my weakest parts. I highly recommend her if you are looking for someone who will be the best teacher you have ever had."
Ashley
Took Music Performance lessons from Melanie A.
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"We just wanted to thank you so much for all your help over the last few months in preparing Sara for her recitals. Her talent show at school was last night and she did fabulously and projected for all to hear and she couldn’t have done it without your teaching!"
Jennifer
Took Music Performance lessons from Melissa M.
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"To Whom It May Concern:

It has been a pleasure to have Ms. Leeora K. teach my son how to play piano for two years. My son developed a positive relationship with Ms. K. He excelled in piano under her direction. Ms. K. is a responsible, kind, thoughtful, and professional piano instructor that we were blessed to have worked with. I appreciate that Ms. K. is passionate and caring about teaching my son and others how to play the piano.

I believe that Ms. K. would make an excellent candidate for any work position that she seeks because she is a friendly, helpful, and reliable person. I highly recommend Ms. K! Please feel free to contact me if you should need further information.


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Maureen Flaherty"
Maureen Flaherty
Took Music Performance lessons from Leeora K.
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"Lenna is a kind a nurturing teacher. She is a careful listener and pays attention to her students' long term goals. I would highly recommend her for anyone interested in pursuing learning music as either a first time or experienced musician!"
Concetta
Took Music Performance lessons from Lenna P.
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"Fawn is the best at what she does. She's a true pro. I leave each lesson feeling like I can master my career. Her innovative and out side the box teaching style is unbeatable."
Danny
Took Music Performance lessons from Fawn A.
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