Students are raving about their Music instructors on TakeLessons.
Check out some of these recent reviews.
Review by Dillan
"I recommend Aaron to anyone and everyone for his services in teaching music!
I started guitar lessons with Aaron when I was 11 years old and stayed his s
tudent till I was 17!!! He has taught me so much about guitar and how to play! We would work on cover songs and a little bit about music theory. He kept the learning fun and not boring with the music theory, since I was young. He showed me the fun, musical side to playing and learning songs. But see, thats what was cool about it. Now that I'm 19 and in college studying music, I think back, if it wasn't for Aaron and the way he taught me; I might not be that into learning more about music. As I got older I started to see the puzzle pieces of music come together. There is a whole structure to writing songs and music and Aaron knew, that for me, the best way to learn was to start with songs and let my own curiosity about music be my drive and determination to learn more about it and how to write it!!! Aaron and I have stayed close friends over the years. He is still really helpful to this day because not to long ago i called him up and asked for some advice on music colleges as well as some good music books to learn from. Thats what is so cool about Aaron, he will always help his students out in the best way he can! :)"
San Diego, CA teacher:
Review by Jenny
"My 11 year-old daughter has been taking voice and piano lessons from Corinne for about two years and she loves it. Corinne is so encouraging, but doesn't
push too hard, so my daughter really enjoys the lessons. For voice, Corinne is always open to letting my daughter sing the songs she's interested in, but has also broadened her interests with new and classic pieces. My daughter had taken piano before, but her skills have improved so much since she started working with Corinne. I highly recommend Corinne for voice and piano lessons!"
Los Angeles, CA teacher:
Review by Kristin
"We absolutely adore Jesus! My 9 year old daughter has been taking lessons with Jesus since January, and it is amazing how much she has progressed. Previ
ously she had been getting lessons ,catch and go, at her school, and there was very little progress. Jesus has a wonderful and gentle teaching style, and yet inspires her to work hard during lessons and our practices.
I cannot say enough about Jesus. One of the best decisions we have made!"
Chicago, IL teacher:
Review by Randa `
"Tu Quyen has a warm, patient, and generous teaching manner. She is a wonderful teacher both for younger kids and adults, and I experienced her teaching fr
om both perspectives, for myself and my son. I highly recommend her for those who are serious about learning the piano, and those who want to learn and enjoy music the correct way, as she emphasizes not only technique but also the connection of the music to the person's heart and mind. I could not ask for a better teacher."
New York, NY teacher:
Tu Quyen H.
Review by Theresa Sivard
"Hi I am a professional dancer from Los Angeles. I worked with Varin in North Hollywood. Super nice instructor. He taught me everything I need to know for
San Bernardino, CA teacher:
Review by Hina
"Voytek is an excellant teacher! His love for music shows when he is teaching you and gives you good feedback and things you need to work on."
Chicago, IL teacher:
Review by Lawrence
"Ryan gave me a great flute lesson!"
Boston, MA teacher:
Review by Russell
"My son enjoyed his lessons with Xinlei. I like how engaged she kept my son through every lesson. Xinlei was also very knowledgeable about the material whi
ch showed in the way she taught. l I thought that Xinlei was a good teacher and I would definitely use her again in the future!"
Pittsburgh, PA teacher:
Review by Diane
"Richard is very patient and helpful with unfamiliar terminology. Flexible with schedules."
Music isn't just a career choice: it is a way of life. I have been playing music since I was a toddler; everything I have learned about life has been through music. I believe that self-expression is important to being confident with yourself. I look forward to sharing my passion for music and teaching with any students who are ready to learn!
I have over a decade of performance experience and have played along the East Coast with several bands. Some venues I have performed at recently include The Plaza Theatre in Orlando; Backbooth in Downtown Orlando; The Crowbar in Tampa; The Bandshel
l and The Peabody Auditorium in Daytona Beach. Some groups I play with are Run Rhino, The Mighty St. John's, The Children of Stone, and MPG (Mobile Performance Group). I am a versatile musician who primarily performs and instructs on Drums, Bass, and Guitar (acoustic and electric). I teach nearly all styles of music, including classical, jazz, funk, and rock. I have graduated from Stetson University with degrees in Digital Arts, Music, and Business.
I am also an accomplished computer musician and sound engineer. I am fluent in a range of professional software programs which includes Logic, Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Amadeus Pro, Cubase, and MaxMSP. I have done sound for large national touring acts such as Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, and Matt Costa.
I feel that nothing is impossible. Great results aren't given, they are earned, and I know how to set goals to reach those results. This is a virtue I like to share with students. My dedication to music has helped me accomplish much at a young age.
*** Lesson Details *** All lessons accommodate the unique needs of the student. My lessons don't merely teach you musical theories: I will teach you how to express yourself through your instrument as you learn those theories. You will gain technical knowledge and the tools to experience your musical potential. Lessons with me are the perfect extra-curricular activity for your child, or a great experience for you. A large part of my curriculum is more than learning how to play a few cover songs. The lessons are also about becoming more confident with yourself as a person and developing character along the way. You will learn about the discipline, patience, and dedication that it takes to stand out among professionals, not just as a musician, but as a strong individual. Music is a part of that. What you play becomes an extension of yourself. Young or old, everyone has something to share with the world through music.
In a given lesson, you can expect half of it to be about the basics of your instrument and the literature for reading music. The other half is about how you can apply these principles in a unique way that relates to yourself. However, the lesson is all about the student. If the student wants to learn in different ways that is never a problem. All I ask is that you're eager to learn! Everybody has different musical tastes and different learning styles. That is what makes every musician unique and every lesson exciting.
I enjoy teaching people of all ages 5 and up and have experience teaching groups or individuals. From beginner or experienced, hobbyist or professional, every person has a place in the wonderful world of music!
*** Studio Equipment *** Separate studio: computer, recording gear, mics, amps, keyboard, guitars, bass, drum kit
*** Travel Equipment *** When traveling to their house I ask students to provide their necessary performance materials, i.e. drumset, guitar and amp, essential books, etc. I always provide all necessary teaching equipment, i.e. computer, additional guitars.
*** Specialties *** Drums- Funk, Jazz, Classic Rock, Metal, Punk, Blues, Hip-Hop Guitar/Bass- Funk, Blues, Metal, Rock, Hip-Hop Music Recording/Songwriting- Electronic Music/electro-acoustic, Rock, Funk
Walter N. December 28, 2015
In studio Verified Student
Eric explained everything really well so that I was able to understand and take my playing to the next level. I know understand why chords are formed certain ways and how to easily make variations of the chords
Jennifer A. March 7, 2015
In studio Verified Student
We think Eric is great teacher too! I have been bringing my 6 year old son for drum lessons for several weeks and he has been great with him. I was amazed after the first lesson that he already had my son reading music. The progress they make in 30 minutes is amazing! Thanks Eric :)
Jessica L. November 20, 2014
In studio Verified Student
We love Eric! He is so good with my 6 year old son. Very patient! And my son loves him! Would recommend highly! :)
Brejoya grew up singing!! In high school, she was the soprano section leader and won SUPERIOR ratings on the district and state levels. She began training her voice in 9th grade. She attended college as a voice major. While there along with starting her own business as a voice teacher, she was the assistant choir director for her college's Concert Choir as well as the Minister of Music at a local church. Brejoya continued to teach privately upon graduation and became the Director of Choral activities in 2011 at a High School. She was named the First Year Teacher of the Year for the County. He
r choir has performed in the community and earned EXCELLENT ratings at district competitions. Brejoya was the featured soprano in a Spiritual Workshop in the summer of 2011, in the musical Hairspray as a "Dynamite" in the summer of 2012,a part of the Town n Gown Choir with a local University in December 2012 and 2013 and she attends church where she sings in the Choir.
Cathie P. June 30, 2015
I'm an older beginner and Brejoya is patient, encouraging, and a very knowledgable teacher. I can't believe how much I've learned in 8 lessons! I will definitely continue taking lessons from her.
firstname.lastname@example.org June 30, 2015
Brejoya is very patient and pleasant! I enjoy her teaching method. She did a great job at introducing me to the piano...
Nakia K. April 29, 2015
Vocal Training ·
I haven't been involved in formal vocal training before, but working with Brejoya has been a great experience. She is very knowledgeable when it comes to teaching the concepts I wanted to learn, and she gave positive feedback and critique that helped me improve. I took the lessons for my personal enrichment, and I truly feel I did get what I expected from working with Brejoya. I have no problem recommending her to others!
*** Travel Equipment *** When providing in home lessons, I can travel with my keyboard if my student does not own one. I generally encourage the purchase of a keyboard within the first 2-3 months.
*** Specialties *** Pop voice- expression, healthy singing, and efficient practical use of the voice while developing personal style and ability. Classical Voice- Building a strong foundation on fundamentals of singing.
Good technique transcends all vocal styles- I teach my students to understand that they must always sing in the most efficient and healthy way to ensure longevity of the voic
e and preserve its beauty.
Tyler K. April 17, 2015
In home Verified Student
Punctual, professional and exactly what I was looking for!!! Couldn't be happier with his expertise and how he conducted his lesson! I have never been so excited about singing before and can't wait for my next lesson!
Michael J. December 29, 2014
Weak, tense, and strained..that's where I was before I worked with Terell. From our first lesson, he started teaching me about how singing and talking are connected. I followed his directions, and now a year later I have more power, freedom, and a wider range. Hands down the best coach I've ever had! :)
Jena S. December 29, 2014
I had studied for some years with another teacher but I wasn't getting any better. Every time I'd sing high my throat would close up and it was starting to hurt. A friend told me about Terell and I knew after our first lesson he was awesome. He worked with me to get rid of the tension and learn to sing free. He taught me tons a exercises and really pushed me to be in control of my body. Now I am singing like I never thought I could and singing is fun again!
I am a professional guitarist, singer, songwriter, recording artist and instructor. Between both live performance and teaching, I have over 35 years of experience.
I teach lead/scales, rhythm, chords, keys, finger picking, slide guitar, alternative tunings, music theory, techniques, songs, improvising and lots, lots more, with a very strong focus on creativity and songwriting in any styles/genres on acoustic or electric guitars.
I also part time teach harmonica and mandolin.
Students/customers appreciate my friendly and sincere personality, abilities, passion, and patience. They also
love our jam sessions, among many other things.
Lessons are weekly, bi-weekly, and/or monthly. Monday through Friday. Lesson and reference materials are all free.
My top student won 1st place in Guitar Player Magazine's 2006 Guitar Hero Contest. Many of my other students pass auditions, win talent contests, form bands, and become performers and recording artists or are simply happy to just sit at home and strum some chords and sing some songs alone.
I value and appreciate each and every student. I like and I want to see all of my students happy and smiling. Give me a chance to prove all of this to you; actions speak louder than words.
Please call to set up an appointment to meet me and check out the studio and judge for yourself. Experience the difference! Don't Wait! Call Now!
At an early age my parents discovered that piano was a great way for me to learn and focus. Since my first encounter with a private lesson I have stayed in lessons with different teachers wherever I moved to. In college I was in the music program at Rollins College. I emerged from Rollins with a wealth of knowledge and a hunger to pass the information on to other so that they can enjoy music in every aspect of their life.
The ability to give each student and each song a unique individualistic approach that gives life a song, a lyric, or a beat that will live on in them forever. No matter wh
at you want to learn, music is a great place to start.
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