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Ryan P.

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Columbia, SC
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Winner - 2018 Brookline Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition from Brookline Symphony Orchestra
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ryan P.

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Want to be an adaptable musician? Be an orchestral performer as well as learn to be a doubler in the pit for Broadway shows? Learn how to use technology to change your musical experience? I am a professional player, educator of 7 years, and clarinet technician with experience across every facet of the classical music industry. I also run a small business 3D printing customized equipment for clarinets and saxophones. Feel free to send me a message and learn more!

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Hi! My name is Ryan and I'm a professional clarinetist and saxophonist. I also run a small business 3D printing customized equipment for these instruments. I mainly play in orchestras and as a doubler in pit orchestras for musical theater shows. I've been teaching clarinet, saxophone, and flute for

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Caleb
Ryan Pereira was the first private teacher I had on the clarinet. With his help, I managed to get into my district band for the first time, scoring high in my audition, I have bought three of his products (a ligature and a barrels) which work brilliantly, and his expertise on performance and technical knowledge has helped me grow in a positive way. In addition to all of this, Pereira has become a true mentor and an honest friend.

Carrie A.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business and Music from University of Toledo
  • Teaches Intermediate
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Carrie A.

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*****I don't have a current background check through take lessons but have an active ongoing background check through another employer ****** I've been teaching and performing professionally for over 15 years. I have my BA in music and business. I have had some amazing experiences along the

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Janice (Tony) G.
Carrie is great! She is very patient, positive and encouraging. We have three members of our household taking lessons from her, and she tailors the lessons for the individual goals, levels and interests of each of us.
Steve H.
Had a great time and look forward to more lessons.
Logan P.
It was awesome! Great experience with Carrie and she got me playing within our first lesson! Couldn't be happier!
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Aaron S.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from Wabash College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aaron S.

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Whether you sing, play piano, guitar, woodwinds, brass, percussion, or any other instrument, or whether you write, compose, arrange, or direct, an understanding of music theory can help your practice, technique, and performance be easier and more effective. Both classical and popular music follow the same traditional patterns. I will teach you the basics of notes, keys, scales, chords, harmonies, and the other mysteries of musical tradition, not as rules to follow, but as guidelines for how to examine, deconstruct, and make sense of the music you hear, and help you apply it to your own musical work.

About Aaron

Hi, I'm Aaron, and I'm here to help you achieve your personal musical goals. In 1999 I received a degree in music composition, and I've been composing, performing, directing, producing, and of course teaching ever since. I believe every student is unique, with individual strengths and challenges, a

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Bryant
I'm an adult beginner taking online piano classes with Aaron for about 5 months and I've learned an incredible amount from scales, transpositions, variations, chords, and so much more. I originally planned to just learn to play piano sheet music, but Aaron's instructions developed my musical abilities I never knew I had.
Dawn B.
Very pleased with Aaron's teaching style. Excited for my next lesson!
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Gabriel M.

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Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaching since 2010
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Gabriel M.

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Hi, my name is Gabriel and I'm a violinist currently serving as Assistant Concertmaster of the Annapolis Symphony, Principal Violin II of the York Symphony, and a section violinist in the Harrisburg Symphony. In addition to extensive orchestral experience, I am looking forward to performing as soloist in an upcoming concert with the York Symphony, and I have given numerous chamber music performances and other small recitals.

My musical education was completed at the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, where I received three music performance degrees: BM, MM, and GPD. I was awarded top merit scholarships for all of my studies there, and I received the first prize in the undergraduate violin competition.

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I enjoy teaching violinists of all levels, from first time beginners to those with years of experience looking to audition for colleges/conservatories or orchestral opportunities.

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Thank you for taking the time to consider joining my studio! As a teacher, I am very analytical, specific, and ordered in my approach. The study of the violin should be encouraging and exciting, and it should never feel overwhelming or too difficult. With steady student practice, thoughtful

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I was a little concerned about the online learning but Gabriel is an amazing teacher and my 7 year old loved her first lesson with him...
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Our daughter has taken lessons both in-person and on-line with Gabriel. Being a performing violinist himself, he provides a high quality of teaching. He is positive and supportive, and pleasant to work with.
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Hannah R.

29 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • California Cleared Single Subject Teaching Credential Visual Arts from San Diego State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Hannah R.

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A natural teacher at heart, I teach Piano, Visual Arts, and Yoga. I earned my Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Teaching and my California Teaching Credential in the Visual Arts and have been teaching professionally since 2012. I began playing the piano at age seven and advanced to honors recitals of Certificate of Merit through the Music Teachers' Association of California (MTAC). I have experience teaching ages 4-65 and beginning through early-intermediate levels. Beginners are my specialty and I currently teach 12 piano students a week. I use a variety of materials like flashcards and book series to teach classical, jazz, pop, and sacred styles: Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Bastien Basics, Bastien & Bastien, Faber’s Piano Adventures, FunTime Faber & Faber, Piano for the Older Beginner, Alfred Masterworks, and Hal Leonard Songs from Disney. Students have the options of borrowing my used books or purchasing new books.

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Piano: A natural teacher at heart, I teach Piano, Visual Arts, and Yoga. I earned my Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Teaching and my California Teaching Credential in the Visual Arts and have been teaching professionally since 2012. I began playing the piano at age seven and advanced to honors recit

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Bill B.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $80
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Nominated Member from Who's Who Among America's Teachers
  • Master of Music in Classical Guitar Performance from Boston Conservatory of Music
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Bill B.

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I offer personalized, in-depth private instruction covering all aspects of technique and musicianship. I have been teaching guitar for 40 years, and have taught on the Collegiate/Conservatory level for more than 20 years.

If you want to play Classical Guitar the right way, with a great sound, proper technique and stylistic interpretations, I will help you achieve your goals.

All levels are welcome!

About Bill

I currently maintain a private studio in my home south of Boston. If you want to play Classical Guitar the right way, with a great sound, proper technique and stylistic interpretations, I will help you achieve your goals. All levels are welcome! I served on the Guitar Faculty of The Bosto

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Brendon
I started lessons with Bill to learn classical guitar after 5 years of self-taught electric and steel string acoustic playing. My playing has improved immensely since I started working with him. Not only has he introduced me to classical guitar but he has taught me how to effectively practice to constantly improve. Bill has a wealth of experience and knowledge to draw upon and I cannot say enough good things. A++
Charles
I have been a classical guitar student of Bill's for the past 6 months. In retirement, I have decided to take what was an "off and on" affair with the classical guitar (I'm not a beginner) and, instead, commit the necessary time and energy to truly learning the instrument. These have been my first serious classical guitar lessons. Prior to these lessons, I was entirely "self-taught" which means I created a whole bunch of bad habits for myself and was not progressing at all. Bill refers to me as a "remedial" student which I think is a perfect description of my playing. Through Bill, I have learned proper technique which, in turn, has improved my tonality and musicality with the classical guitar. Bill has identified my bad habits, broken them down, shown the proper way to overcome them and makes sure I don't "back-slide" into my bad habits again. Bill paces the lessons according to ability, not covering material that's too advanced while still ensuring that the lesson is challenging. In each lesson, Bill is positive, encouraging yet kindly critical so that I know I am making progress yet always aware of what areas I need to work on. Bill has the right "make-up" for a teacher and I am pleased, and without reservation, to give Bill a 5 star rating.
Steve
I have been a student of Bill's for almost three years. Bill's teaching is characterized by clarity of expression, high standards, patience and an upbeat and pleasant disposition. He is always clear and direct when explaining the technical aspects of playing- no matter how complex the matter at hand. He holds you (and himself) to a high standard- no shortcuts- you learn to do it right. Yet he is so pleasant to be with that every minute of every lesson is truly enjoyable. Every time I leave I am ready to practice and can't wait to return.

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I chose John because of his extensive experience as a professional musician and recommend him highly if you are looking for a great instructor. If his patience with this 44 year old starting musician is any indication, I'm certain he's good with anyone at any age!"
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Music Lessons in Columbia, NC

You live in Columbia, North Carolina but you don’t think private music lessons are worth your hard-earned money. In your opinion they’re expensive and you don’t have the time to travel to take them. On top of that, you have a busy schedule which most Columbia music lessons providers cannot accommodate. As a result, you’d rather learn by yourself via articles and videos found on the web but you’re finding your progress is slow and you don’t have anybody to ask questions when your stuck. Well we’re glad you found us, because we can help.

First off, we believe that no one should undertake learning a musical instrument on their own. In order to ensure the best learning experience we feel that every student needs a teacher that can provide guidance, track progress and inspire the st

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udent to become a better musician. At TakeLessons, our instructors will not only teach you how to play an instrument, dance, sing, or act, but they’ll also help motivate you to improve your skill-set. With that in mind, our music lessons do not simply cover technique. Instead you may also have the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned through concerts and recitals. In addition, our Columbia music lessons are not as restrictive as you may find with other music lesson providers. You can personalize your lessons by selecting the instrument, teacher, schedule and location that is convenient for us as many of our instructors will even travel to their student’s home to teach.

To top it off, our Columbia music lessons are backed by TakeLessons’ FirstClass Experience guarantee. With this we promise we will do our best to provide you with an excellent lesson experience that satisfies your expectations. If we don’t and you feel your first music lesson is not what you expected we’ll gladly help you find a new teacher or simply give you your money back. So don’t go it alone! Start your lessons today with a Certified TakeLessons instructor you can trust to help you achieve your musical goals.

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