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Chris L.

Albuquerque, NM

About Chris

I have studied music for 26 years. Piano was my first instrument and I have taken classical lessons from an early age and studied jazz piano for 14 years. I play guitar at the same level as piano. I play jazz, classical, flamenco and rock guitar; acoustic, electric and 9-string electric. I have studied at University of North Texas, Musicians institute and have a bachelor's of music from UNM. I have a certification in early childhood education and love to teach children, as well as adults of all ages.

*** Lesson Details ***
I am very patient and flexible. I work with the student to desi
gn curriculum that is exciting and engaging for their individual level. Students enjoy studying with me because they can progress quickly if they practice and because I am easy to talk to and work with.

*** Studio Equipment ***
The In-Studio lessons are taught in the music room in the home which includes an 88 key weighted keyboard, 5 guitars, 3 amps, and seating is available. Home includes 3 cats which can be kept separate if needed.

*** Travel Equipment ***
If I go to their house, I expect them to have their own instruments that they practice on during the week, a metronome, a tuner and the music books they are working on.

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in jazz, rock and classical music. I usually allow the students or their parents to choose their method books based on their interests and goals.
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michael M. August 30, 2016
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Great lesson.
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Dwayne March 19, 2016
Classical Guitar · In studio
He has taught me a lot. Lessons are not rushed. He allows me to learn based on my own interests, but also teaches a lot of basics of technique and music theory. The location is convenient to downtown Albuquerque and UNM neighborhood.
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Nic C. September 25, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Chris is easy to learn with, and knowledgeable. Is always patient and never makes you feel rushed, yet, makes sure you are constantly improving. He directs your playing in the style and direction you want to reach while exposing you to new styles along the way. Great teacher.
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Chris L.

Chris L.

Albuquerque, NM 87106
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starting at
$22 / 30-min
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Lawrence G.

Rio Rancho, NM

About Lawrence

Lawrence loves to teach music, especially piano, organ and voice. He began studying the piano at age 5; by age 12 he was studying the pipe organ and performing at church services in his hometown of Springfield, Illinois.

A graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan and the University of Massachusetts in Boston, he has continued his private musical studies throughout his adult life with illustrious faculty members from the Cornell College School of Music and the Winthrop University Conservatory of Music.

Presently, he teaches private music lessons in Rio Rancho and Albuquerque a
nd is the Director of Music & Liturgy at Church of the Incarnation in Rio Rancho. He is a member of the American Guild of Organists.
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Lawrence G.

Lawrence G.

Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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$25 / 30-min
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Mariana B.

Albuquerque, NM

About Mariana

Mariana has over 15 years of teaching experience, and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at her music studio and online. Mariana B. has helped students in Toronto, Ontario get accepted to the National Opera of Canada, students in Albuquerque to enter at the University of New Mexico, and students from high school in Albuquerque to win auditions for musical theater.
She received a Degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Arts,Tirana, Albania, and from the College Artistic of Tirana, as well from the Conservatory of Athens, Greece. Mariana attended The Canadian Mon
tessori Teacher Education Institute in Toronto, the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto,The New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA. Currently Mariana is attending the University of New Mexico in Master of Music Education Program. As an expert in her field, Mariana looks forward to encourage students to improve their musical abilities and to reach their full potential.
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Melissa August 5, 2016
Singing · In home
Mercedes, my daughter absolutely enjoyed working with Mariana! She wants more lessons. WE will definitely schedule more. Wished she was closer to our area, but driving 200 miles to see her is worth it!
Thank you
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Kenneth June 6, 2016
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Marianna is an awesome teacher!
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Kenneth May 26, 2016
Singing · In studio
Really good so far! Only one lesson, but I am excited!
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Mariana B.

Mariana B.

Albuquerque, NM 87121
(4)
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$30 / 30-min
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Brandon C.

Albuquerque, NM

About Brandon

My students are presented with a foundation that is built on curiosity, dedication, and passion. I teach guitar within the realm of metal, rock, & jazz music, and strive to allow my students to sing through their instrument.

Check out the videos for samples of styles to learn:

Currently, I'm pursuing my Bachelor of Arts in Music at The University of New Mexico, and would be teaching out of Popejoy Hall (or online). The last ten years of my life have been about music, and have led me through a plethora of styles.

Guitar, or more importantly music, is about finding your unique voice; a
nd if you're a beginner just learning the basics, or a seasoned player looking for inspiration, $12 can go a long way!

In the end, its all about having fun, my students and I try to strike a good balance between work and fun; look forward to hearing from you! Feel free to message me with any questions!
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Alyssa M. August 9, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Alyssa really enjoyed herself. She's starting to learn some basics and Brandon is patient with her.
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Alyssa M. August 9, 2016
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Alyssa really enjoyed herself. She's starting to learn some basics and Brandon is patient with her.
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m May 1, 2016
Music Theory · Online
first off he insulted the school I went , second his connection was horrible and to top it off when he was showing me something and it was blurry i told him i could not see because he was moving his phone around too much and then he made rude remarks i had to hang up on him because i did not find him helpful if i could rate him 0 stars i would
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Brandon C.

Brandon C.

Albuquerque, NM 87106
(12)
starting at
$17 / 60-min
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Jessica O.

Albuquerque, NM

About Jessica

Trained at Italia Conti, London. Currently coaching at Talent Development USA. Theatre: Diva/ Shirley in Priscilla QOD, Shirley in Shirley Valentine, Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors. Film/TV: Manhattan, Better Call Saul, The Messengers, The Amateur, The Man-App & Mickey.

Testomonials:
“I was kind of in rut until I found your class… learned new things…You are a great teacher…” ~ Nick Lopez
“What I enjoy most about your classes is the feeling of myself resurfacing...going back to basics is refreshing and valued” ~ Tiffany Neeley
“If you’ve taken classes before or are a beginner... these
classes...are a must! ~ Laramie Cooley
"Wow! what a difference. Never had a teacher/coach break it down as much as you did for me. Surprised myself” ~ Bob Ross
“It was really amazing for me. I had a lot of new discoveries in my work… I love your class so much.” ~ Shahana Rajan
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Chandni S. September 10, 2016
Acting · Online
My daughter has been working with Jessica for almost 6 months and she is awesome. Jessica is very talented and makes learning acting and vocal training fun. She is well in tuned to what is needed in the entertainment industry and will coach you well accordingly and otherwise. Love her accent!
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Jordan M. September 10, 2016
Vocal Training · Online
Jessica is very professional. She works well with kids. She has done both kids acting and vocal training with us. My daughter has improved in her diction and performance of monologues greatly after working with Jessica. My daughter gets many compliments after watching her presentation.
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Victor R. September 10, 2016
Film and TV Acting · Online
Since march 2016 that my son has been couching with jessica she has done and awesome job!😉 highly recommend her for any couching! My son loves her and doesnt like to miss any of his classes!! Great job and thanks for all ur hard work u put in to make my son be better each time!👍
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Jessica O.

Jessica O.

Albuquerque, NM 87102
(3)
starting at
$30 / 30-min

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