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Sam K.

9 Reviews
Oakdale, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.S. in Energy Technology Graduated 1985 from Penn State University
  • Teaching since 1992
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Sam K.

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Popular Mandolin, Bluegrass, Old-Timey, Rock, Blues, chords, scales, licks

About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my mus

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through

Andrew H.

36 Reviews
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Music from Elon University
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Andrew H.

36 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.

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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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Richard C.
First lesson was introductory and time well utilized. Looking forward to next weeks session: "Piano Man"!
Michael D.
Andrew is a great teacher
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Victor S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2004
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Victor S.

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I offer mandolin lessonsw for children and adults of all levels, from first time players to very advanced players. I offer lessons mainly encompassing Bluegrass style mandolin. I can also teach other genres such as Celtic music or Folks music. I can provide a complete curriculum including tabs/sheet music or I can can give personalized lessons on skills or music of your choice. I can teacher material in both standard notation and tablature as well as learning to play by ear. I can also prepare students to play in bands and jams.

About Victor

I am a professional teacher and performer in Boise, Idaho. I have been teaching guitar, banjo, and mandolin professionally since 2004. I have performed on all of these instruments and have played at numerous music festivals throughout the United States as well as teaching at many music camps on the

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Cindi
Victor was very patient and helpful. I learned a lot in just one lesson!
Cole
Good instruction at an affordable rate which made it a really great value. Victor was helpful reinforcing mechanics, suggesting practice exercises and introducing good songs to learn. Additionally, he seems to have a deep knowledge of bluegrass history and is flexible in his instruction which is important given the limitations of online learning.
Cole
Good instruction at an affordable rate which made it a really great value. Victor was helpful reinforcing mechanics, suggesting practice exercises and introducing good songs to learn. Additionally, he seems to have a deep knowledge of bluegrass history and is flexible in his instruction which is important given the limitations of online learning.

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Ryan B.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • BA in Ethnomusicology from University of Illinois
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Ryan B.

65 Reviews
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I've been teaching mandolin for 4 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. Mandolin is an often underappreciated instrument which is fantastic for both melodic and rhythmic playing styles. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming, picking, chord changes and melodic playing, with a couple simple songs too. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Jefferson Park who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes

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Sean M.
Great first lesson! Ryan broke down into very digestible parts both the history of the banjo and how a beginner should approach the banjo from the very start. Well done!
Eric
He's a great instructor who is very patient.
Jane W.
I enjoyed my first lesson with Ryan
and am looking forward to my next one. I feel like I good a great introduction to Banjo. I am a complete beginner with no real musical talent so I might be his biggest challenge to date. However, I am determined to be successful He was patient and gave me just the right amount of things to practice. I am looking forward to making progress under his guidence.

Frank N.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Frank N.

16 Reviews
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Looking for a mandolin instructor that considers your music interests, your goals, your time constraints, and your current level of experience when constructing weekly lessons for you? Want your instructor to help you advance your skills while you learn the music you want. I am a teacher who does just that.

I have over 20 years teaching and performance experience, a BA in music theory/composition, and am the author of a number of music education books published by Alfred Music.

I am excited to help you meet your goals as a mandolin player and musician!

About Frank

I am a teacher, songwriter, published author, and composer with 20+ years experience performing and sharing knowledge and inspiration with students. I received a Bachelor's of Music degree in composition and music theory from Central Connecticut State University and am the author of three instruct

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Cody
Frank is a patient and engaging teacher who lets the student's interests guide development while incorporating guitar fundamentals along the way!
Elsa
I have been taking lessons with Frank for several years and I think he is an excellent instructor. He has helped me have confidence in my abilities and is patient when I get frustrated. He has been able to teach me about music theory in such a way that it is understandable. I have been to some of his performances and he is a talented musician as well as instructor.
bob
frank is very good with old and young. took classes for 4years at Middletown
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Kenton M.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
  • BA: Liberal Arts from Berea College
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Kenton M.

8 Reviews
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You can choose to learn by ear, notation, tab, or a combination of these. We will play standard tunes, and any of your favorites from Bill Monroe to Chris Thiles, and beyond. A mandolin is also great for strumming and singing.

About Kenton

I have been teaching for over fifteen years. I play various styles including jazz, rock, blues, classical, country, and bluegrass. Instruments I teach include guitar, dobro, banjo, mandolin, and ukulele. I also teach the Q Chord. I have performed in many different bands including rock, top forty

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Lorraine D.
great teacher very patient easy to learn from
Lorraine D.
so happy to finally find a relaxed person and you just know he enjoys teaching and doesnt hurry you. am excited for my next lessons
Tiffany P.
I highly reccommend Kenton! My 10 year old son has been taking lessons online for the past couple of months. My son is an absolute beginner, however, is progressing quickly through the curriculum. Kenton is a fantastic teacher, knowledgable, patient, and kind. He keeps the lessons fun, age appriopriate and challenging. Choosing Kenton as our Mountain Dulcimer instructor has been the best decision for us. Give Kenton a try; you won't regret it!

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"Talented guy, easy to understand and very patient!"
- John White
Took Mandolin lessons from Derek V.
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"Great instructor with lots of patience for someone who takes a while to learn things like me."
- Rob
Took Mandolin lessons from David F.
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"I wasn't really taking mandolin, but fiddle in the Stringed Instrument Workshop, but I loved it. Willy is a great teacher. I especially enjoyed the SIW, with my kids. It was a lot of fun to learn musical techniques with lots of people of different skill levels. I'm not the best musician, but Willy makes you feel like you can participate even if you don't understand all of the theory.

The Stringed Instrument Workshop last year was really fun because almost everyone in the group won some different musical freebies from different music stores nearby. We had a cookout and a concert, and both of my children were able to perform in front of the class. Willy set up a stage, lights and a sound system for us all to feel like we were stars! It was such a fun time, and we even had hotdogs and marshmallows!

I loved the Stringed Instrument Workshop so much, I had him teach my kids private lessons too, and they love it."
- Trevor
Took Mandolin lessons from Willy M.
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"Great intro lesson! Called the day before to make sure everything was all set - prompt call, fun lesson!"
- Eric
Took Mandolin lessons from Jordan D.
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"Beckie is wonderful. My 11-year-old daughter has been meeting her online for about 6 lessons now. Beckie is very patient and engaging. My daughter has asked to add on longer lessons. That is a good sign!"
- SheriAnn
Took Mandolin lessons from Beckie E.
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"Concetta is a great instructor - she has been willing to work with me to create a lesson plan that works for my schedule and my learning style. I would absolutely recommend Concetta for anyone looking to learn a musical instrument."
- John
Took Mandolin lessons from Concetta A.
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"Ray is patient and encouraging. He challenges students to get better every week."
- Michelle
Took Mandolin lessons from Ray M.
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"David is a mandolin/musical magician. Anyone would be very to lucky to have him as their teacher."
- Rachel
Took Mandolin lessons from David F.
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"Great first session. Jordan put me at ease, we clearly defined our goals and a lesson plan then got right to it. Looking forward to working with him."
- David
Took Mandolin lessons from Jordan D.
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"Jim is a very good instructor for me. He has great patience with me and proceeds in an orderly professional manner."
- Walter
Took Mandolin lessons from James R.
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