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Angela H.

Hazelwood, MO

About Angela

Hi! My name is Angela, and I teach private piano, voice, and theory lessons. I love teaching, and have taught many ages (3 to 93) and ability levels (novice to advanced). I am a dependable, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic teacher. I offer lessons for 30, 45, or 60-minute weekly sessions in my home studio. I do not offer bi-weekly lessons or lessons in the student's home.

My home is a split-level, with my private living area above and my music studio below. There is a waiting area just outside the music studio, as well as a half-bath specifically designated for students and parents. The stud
io itself contains a piano and organ, my personal music library, and additional seating for parents. There is a full-length mirror for vocal students to watch their performance skills grow, and a gumball machine for when younger students have an exceptionally good lesson.

Making music is a skill which can bring lifelong joy to the musician as well as everyone around them. While I can easily ensure that my students enjoy music-making while they are taking lessons, my ultimate goal is that students continue to want to make music throughout their entire life, even after they stop taking lessons. I firmly believe that my job as a teacher is to train my students to be independent and self-sufficient musicians. Many teachers teach by rote, playing a passage to a student and then having the student play it back. Though this method is helpful in some situations, students who are taught in this manner often find that they are only able to play the songs taught to them in lessons, and that to learn a new song they must have a teacher by their side showing them how the song goes. In my lessons, however, students are taught to learn their own music through sight-reading, ear-training, music theory, and listening to and critiquing their own playing. Over time, this allows the student more and more freedom to make music without a teacher.
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Ryan Williams July 24, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Angela was very pleasant and knowledgeable. We worked together to set goals and I learned new skills the very first lesson.
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Beth C. July 11, 2015
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Angela is awesome! She is super patient and doesn't get frustrated when I don't understand something. I am pretty shy and timid, and she can work with that. I also really like that she takes an interest in my life outside of piano lessons, but doesn't let it take over the whole lesson (I'm a talker, so I could definitely chat for 30 minutes unless stopped). I am totally loving my lessons with her and can't wait for more!
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Katherine July 4, 2015
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
my first lesson with Angela left a very good impression and I look forward to working with her.
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Angela H.

Angela H.

Hazelwood, MO 63042
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$26 / 30-min
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Michael F.

Saint Peters, MO

About Michael

I have been playing guitar for 40 years!
I love to teach, and I specialize in beginner students.
I stress proper form and techniques,with an emphasis on acoustic guitar.My students have fun learning their favorite songs from the very first lesson,while learning to read music and strum chords.

*** Lesson Details ***
I am a laid back person with lots of patience.But I expect my students to practice as much as possible. I customize my curriculum to each students needs and wants.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Lots of guitars for students use, and music stands, a separate music room

*** Travel Equi
pment ***
student should have his or her own guitar,I have all other necessary guitars and instructional material

*** Specialties ***
I specialize in acoustic finger style guitar
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charles S. March 14, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
I am sure that Michael will teach me to play as well as I can. Plus he is a good person . I did enjoy my first lesson , and am looking forward to the next lesson.
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Michael F.

Michael F.

Saint Peters, MO 63376
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$23 / 30-min
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James H.

Wentzville, MO

About James

My name is James, and I love music. Music is my "aeroplane". It's the window to my world. Everything I do involves music: learning it, playing it, listening to it, creating it, studying it. I think it is safe to say that music is my life's passion. If you have a passion for music, or even just a curiosity, I'd love to be the one to help you explore the magical world of music!

I've been playing for about 20 years now, and I've had almost every experience that one can have playing the piano: playing at a high competition level, public performances, both solo and ensemble, lots of private inst
ruction. My personal training is in classical piano, however I believe that all genres possess the potential to be an instrument of learning and enjoyment, AT THE SAME TIME! And I'd love to show you how!

Recently, I completed my sophomore leve classes at a local college studying music under a wonderful and passionate professor. This experience has only helped to solidify my love of musical arts. During my freshman year of studies, I was awarded Music Student of the Year (2008-2009) by the head of the music department on my campus. And I have completed my associate level music requirements at the end of spring term 2010. Ever since, I have been building my student base and honing my teaching skills.

*** Lesson Details ***
Come to lessons curious.
Come wanting to learn.
Come to lessons wanting to know more.
And you'll find what you're looking for!
You'll also find that I am a very easy going person. I understand that, sometimes, practice can be tedious. My goal is to make every aspect of your learning experience enjoyable, from discovering new music, to learning the music you already love, to cementing your skills in learning and self education. I hope you leave lessons loving music as much as I do.

*** Studio Equipment ***
A designated music room with an upright piano

*** Travel Equipment ***
I expect students to provide piano/electric piano.

*** Specialties ***
*Teachers classified as a Student Favorite have taught a minimum of 25
lessons and have received the highest feedback rating from students.My own personal history includes mainly classical piano music and technique, but I also enjoy contemporary piano pieces.
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Florence G. April 29, 2014
Piano
Verified Student
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James has been a real inspiration to me in playing the piano. I had been playing the piano over 30 years when I started lessons with him. He has helped me to become more expressive, to create medleys and arrangements, and to modulate to other keys and key signatures. I have gained more of an appreciation for different musical styles and have progressed further than I ever imagined. I highly recommend him as a patient and knowledgeable teacher.
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Carrie G. February 20, 2014
Piano
Verified Student
Fantastic

James has been a wonderful teacher. He is professional and friendly, and makes my daughter feel very comfortable and confident with her lessons.
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Kelly H. May 4, 2013
Piano
Verified Student
Best teacher ever!

James has been great with Jesse. Over the years, he has tailored the lessons to meet Jesse's needs and interests and always keeps it fun. We appreciate how he comes to our house at a time that we all agree on and we can count on him to be here. Thanks James!
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James H.

James H.

Wentzville, MO 63385
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$23 / 30-min
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Eric B.

O Fallon, MO

About Eric

My lesson times are constantly changing, so please contact me for availability information! Every genre and skill level of guitar lessons. As one of the top rated music instructors in the area, I help students to learn what they love, but learn to do it with the skill, speed, and FUN that comes along with taking lessons from an expert teacher!

"My children have been taking lessons from Eric for about 9 months now. He is a wonderful teacher with load of patience and a knack for making the lessons fun and enjoyable but also productive. He is honest with the students and tells them exactly wh
at they need to improve on but also praises their accomplishments, which is a great balance to find in a teacher."
-Michelle H.

"My 8 year old has only been taking lessons for about a month, but we are very happy with Mr. Eric. He's very knowledgeable, and he's great with kids. My daughter loves going to her lessons. Eric updates me on the progress made each week. He is easy to get a hold of and flexible with make-ups."
-Amanda B.

"My son started guitar with Eric several months ago and has loved it ever since. He has learned a great deal, increased his confidence and is having so much fun. Eric is a patient and positive teacher. I would highly recommend Eric to anyone!"
-Amanda S.

"We have been very pleased at the progress our daughter has made since she has been taking lessons from Eric. She is always ready to work hard so that she can learn something new at the next lesson."
-Sarah C.

"Our son has been taking drum lessons from Eric for almost a year now at the recommendation of our neighbor (whose sons take piano and guitar). We could not be happier!!! School is somewhat of a struggle for our son, but music is something he enjoys and gives him confidence. Eric works wonderfully with Aaron. He is encouraging, positive, patient, professional and hugely talented. We would recommend Eric to ANYONE looking for a music instructor!"
-Pam N.

"My 16 year old daughter has been taking lessons with Eric for over a year. Not only has she learned how to play the acoustic guitar, but she has learned a TON about music and has developed a great relationship with Eric. He is patient, funny, personable, and kind. Even if my daughter "masters" the art of playing guitar, I'm sure she will continue to attend weekly lessons with Eric for the all around music knowledge and playing experience she gleans from her time with him. We <3 Eric!!!!!"
-Shannon G.

"My 6 year old son has been taking guitar lessons from Eric for almost two months now, and he loves it! Eric is good with kids, he is very encouraging, and my son always has a huge smile on his face when he is done. He was playing his first song within just a few lessons! Deacon and I highly recommend Eric for music lessons!"
-Shelby M.

"Our daughter has been taking lessons from Eric for about 6 weeks....so far she really likes it and has learned a lot."
-Lisa B..
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Eric B.

Eric B.

O Fallon, MO 63366
starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Vinnie M.

O Fallon, MO

About Vinnie

Hey guys I'm Vinnie and I wanna thank you for stopping by my profile.I've been instructing now since 1990 and I really enjoy teaching and watching my students grow into accomplished musicians,performers.and yes go on to be instructors themselves! .I am laid back but high- energy (if that makes any sense) ! My style of teaching focuses on building a strong foundation in fundamentals,technique,and theory.The styles of music I teach range from blues,country,classic rock, hard rock,and metal. I also believe in the application of ideas so you can take what you've learned and immediately apply them
to what you want to accomplish whether it be playing cover songs or writing and recording you own material !! The sky's the limit and I hope to help you achieve your musical goals! -Vinnie-
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Joe B. June 7, 2015
Guitar · In home
Have learned so much from Vinnie over the years! Theory made sense in one conversation!
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James Comparato June 5, 2015
Guitar · In home
Vinnie is awesome. Excellent theory background, excellent technical knowledge and prowess. You owe yourself to hook up with him to advance your playing!
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Brandon G. May 14, 2015
Guitar · In studio
I have known Vinnie for quite a few years now and have gotten to jam with him a couple times at the music shop he used to work at. Not only is he an incredible player, but an amazing teacher as well. If you are looking to learn theory, phrasing, or just fun riffs to jam to, this is the only teacher you will need.
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Vinnie M.

Vinnie M.

O Fallon, MO 63368
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$20 / 30-min

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