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Kay S.

Avalon, WI

About Katherine (Kay)

Taught 41 years as a band director
Principal Trumpet with Beloit/Janesville Symphony

I like to teach in a style that is functional and interesting. Students will be doing a variety of activities at each lesson. The focus will be determined by their needs.

As students become more proficient in music their enjoyment of musical activities will increase. The success of completing various levels of musical achievement will carry over to other lifetime skills.

*** Lesson Details ***
I will work with each student depending on their individual needs. We will strive to produce steady improveme
nt in player proficiency.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Student should have a music stand and instrument

*** Specialties ***
I like to teach based on the individual. I have taught group and private lessons. The materials I use are varied, with an emphasis on scales, theory, and also some duet playing. I also like to incorporate some music history into each lesson. I feel that each student needs to work from known to the new areas. I often use supplementary materials (solos or small ensembles) to reinforce my teaching.
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Angelique B. June 7, 2015
Saxophone · In studio
Verified Student
Kay is very knowledgeable, kind and accommodating. She is very encouraging and never makes me feel dumb when I hit a sour note. (As a beginning beginner, that happens a lot!) I am amazed at how much I have learned in such a short time!
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Kay S.

Clinton, WI 53525
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$20 / 30-min
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Dan M.

Glen Ellyn, IL

About Dan

Dan M. is a freelance musician and private lesson instructor in the Chicago area. Born in the Chicago suburbs, Mr. M. graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Music in euphonium performance, and traveled to Colorado where he earned a Master of Music in trombone performance at the University of Colorado at Boulder. As an active musician, he has performed on trombone and euphonium in many musical groups ranging form wind ensembles and orchestras to brass quintets and other chamber groups. Mr. M. was also a member of the Flatirons Brass Quintet at the University of Colorado,
which toured to Beijing, China, and placed in the semi-finals of the internationally known Fischoff Chamber Music Competition.

As a teacher, Mr. M. has been teaching students of a wide range of ages and abilities for over eight years. Some of his students have been selected to Honor Bands and All-State Bands across the country. Through quickly identifying strengths and weaknesses, and catering to ambitions and desires, his students experience a fun and inspirational learning environment that has been found with much success.
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adam B. August 18, 2014
Euphonium · In home
Dan has taught for about 10 years and speaks with efficient feedback. His experiences playing in ensembles has made him an extremely strong musician. I would recommend him for any advanced brass lesson tutoring. He can relate to people of any age so younger students would benefit from his energetic nature as well.
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Dan M.

DeKalb, IL 60115
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starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Christopher J.

DeKalb, IL

About Christopher

Hello All! My name is Christopher and I am excited to begin working with you all. I began teaching voice in 2012 as a student in Bowling Green, OH. I enjoying watching students progress and to help the find their own voice! I am fun, energetic, caring and dedicated. I received my Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance in 2013 from Bowling Green State University. I am currently pursuing my Performers Certificate in Voice Performance from Northern Illinois University!
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Christopher J.

DeKalb, IL 60115
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$25 / 30-min
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Kevin O.

Rockford, IL

About Kevin

My name is Kevin and I have been playing guitar my entire life. I've played in several bands as well as solo, and like to focus on Classic Rock. I have many years experience teaching beginner, intermediate, and advanced musicians. I would be very excited to help you reach your goals!
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Kevin O.

Kevin O.

Rockford, IL 61108
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$40 / 30-min
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Julie B.

Loves Park, IL

About Julie

The ability to play the piano has been the greatest gift in my life, and I have always wanted to share that gift with others.
I earned a BA in Music Ministry with a Piano Pedagogy Minor and have been teaching piano since 2008. I have taught ages 4-adult and enjoy helping each student succeed. My students have two recitals every year, which gives the opportunity to share what we have been working on and celebrate successes every six months.
I firmly believe that theory and the ability to read music are important skills that should be learned, whether on their own, or as part of music lessons
. Once you can understand notation and theory, a whole new world opens up to you.
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Terri August 13, 2015
Piano · In studio
She is wonderful with my daughter!! She is very patient and very fun!
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Cathy August 11, 2015
My granddaughters have been taking piano lessons since kindergarten for the last 4 years from Miss Julie. She is a great teacher, patient and kind, and the kids love her.
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Kari August 11, 2015
Piano · In studio
Julie has a wonderful way with children that makes them enjoy learning.
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Julie B.

Loves Park, IL 61111
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