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Melody C.

27 Reviews
Knoxville, TN
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Piano Performance, Associate of Arts, president's list from Valencia College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melody C.

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I am currently teaching most piano lessons online. I am also available for a few in-person lessons in my home studio, if certain safety precautions are followed... more about that at the end of this section.

Whether your lessons are online or in person, a typical lesson with me will include things like this:

-The student plays what they have practiced, and we work on any difficult areas and techniques for playing better.

-I introduce new lesson material, asking questions to make sure my student understands.

-We work on music theory, sight reading, good posture, and helpful practice techniques.

-I expect my students to practice every day, just as I do. It is the only way to become proficient.

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For online lessons, you may use the online platform provided by TakeLessons, or we can use Zoom. Most of my students are using Zoom.

You will need to order lesson books before your first lesson. Please contact me after you sign up to discuss

About Melody

My name is Melody Cook. I began learning to play the piano when I was five. My mother had a piano and some books. I loved the piano and I mostly taught myself. As an adult, I finally received professional musical instruction when I studied music at Valencia college and the University of Central

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Alexandra
Melody is wonderful. She keeps it great fun for my 10-year old all while teaching great technique and theory. Thanks!!
Rachel L.
My daughter is turning to 6 and this is her first time to learn Piano. I feel my daughter has learn so much in just 30 minutes. I'd highly recommend Melody to anyone who is looking for an online piano teacher.
Rudy
Melody is awesome! She was able to answer my myriad of questions at my first lesson and still had time to teach me new things that have really helped me. She was very personable, knowledgeable, and easy to talk to. I have no doubt she is going to help me become the best piano player I can be.
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Will F.

21 Reviews
Knoxville, TN
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Will F.

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About Will

Will Fletcher Instruction has been going strong since 2009. New students starting this year are doing great along w all the older, more musically advanced students. I want you to play music. I don't care how we get there as long as on your specific instrument you want to learn, you are making music.

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Jeff A.
If you are looking for a teacher who can sharpen all your skills Will is your guy. As an older student learning to sing and arrange covers that suite my style I could not ask for a better teacher. Be smart go with Will
Jeff A.
Always the best
Kevin S.
Exactly what I need - authentic, informal, and no b.s.
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Maria P.

31 Reviews
Knoxville, TN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Piano from Moscow Conservatory
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maria P.

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Get ready for a truly rich and rewarding experience. Maria studied at the Moscow Conservatory with Viktor Merzhanov. She is a 4th-generation pupil of Franz Liszt and 6th-generation of Beethoven. She was one of the fortunate few (Garrick Ohlsson among them) to study with Roberto Eyzaguirre, who was a student and friend of Claudio Arrau, one of the 20th-century's greatest pianists. Arrau studied with Martin Krause, who was one of Franz Liszt's final pupils. Liszt was taught by Carl Czerny. And Beethoven was Czerny's teacher. Through this great lineage, learn an incredible technique that will enable you to play the music of your dreams!

About Maria

Maria was born in Moscow, Russia. Her mother was a piano teacher and started Maria playing at 4. She studied at the legendary Moscow Conservatory with Victor Merzhanov. In the US, she won the Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition and debuted with the Symphony performing Beethoven's Thir

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Irwin ..
Maria is the best all-around music teacher I've ever head. She combines deep musicality, technical precision, rigor, and warmth. In just a handful of lessons, she's helped me find a level of ease and expression that I've never experienced with any other teacher.
Tyler
I have felt drawn to the Russian language and culture for many years and had dabbled with learning the language the past year. I really wanted to take my learning process to the next level and really needed that in-person tutoring. Maria has exceeded my expectations. She is patient, beyond knowledgable, Warm-hearted, and radiates a high vibration. She truly teaches the language and culture from the heart. My Russian skills are improving rapidly under Maria's tutorship. When you take lessons from Maria you won't just be her student, you'll be her friend.
Gini D.
I have been studying with Maria for two months and she is the best piano teacher I have ever had. I played piano very seriously as a child, with excellent instruction using the technique of Josef and Rosina Lhevinne. As an adult, I did not play for several decades, so I am returning to piano as an older adult student. In the two months we have worked together, I have made tremendous progress.

The technique Maria teaches emphasizes using the weight of the body to produce sound while keeping the hands and arms relaxed and fluid, which not only produces a most beautiful and expressive tone, but protects the body from injury. Although similar to the Lhevinne technique, Maria’s technique takes it to higher level. Many piano teachers do not teach a technique but, in my opinion, solid technique is critical for an advanced student and best learned from the beginning.

Maria is patient and detail oriented and teaches all aspects piano with mastery. I highly recommend her.
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Clarice C.

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Knoxville, TN
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 to 80
  • Teaching since 2006
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Clarice C.

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With 15 years of teaching experience and over 20 years performance experience, I have dedicated my entire life to the violin and finding innovative, creative, and effective ways of teaching and learning. In my studio, students of all ages, levels, and backgrounds are welcome! I have experience teaching beginners (both child and adult) all the way to students at the university level. I strive to create lessons and materials that cater to the uniqueness of each student and their goals. A love of music and the instrument will always be at the forefront of the learning experience!

About Clarice

Violinist and teacher Clarice Collins has established herself as a highly respected pedagogue and versatile musician of the 21st century, with a repertoire spanning music across genres and periods. A graduate of Arizona State University, where she studied with acclaimed professor Danwen Jiang, she r

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Brian
Ms. Clarice is an all-star teacher and a extremely talented violinist. I had the honor of working with Clarice as an undergrad student at Arizona State University. Clarice was the teaching assistant for Danwen Jiang's Violin Studio. Clarice helped shape me to the violinist I am today, she helped instill a confidence in me I did not have before. She helped bring out passion to my playing in my performances. Clarice has a vast knowledge of violin pedagogy, technique, repertoire and music theory. Ms. Clarice loves each of her students and it shows through her character, you can tell she truly loves what she does and has a passion for teaching music. I am happy to call her not only my former but my friend as well. if you are looking for a teacher who makes learning fun and pushes you to greatness, then I highly recommend working with Clarice Collins!
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Bryce B.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
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Bryce B.

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I have taught ESL or English Second Language to all ages from toddlers to older adults. Classrooms full of teenagers. I really enjoy it and teach in a way that other teachers would never dream of. My approach is casual and pleasurable.

About Bryce

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. -Ben Franklin An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. - Ben Franklin The unconventional method of teaching begins here I am a Spanish Language Consultant I am a concierge tutor meaning that I make every me

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Jessica
Bryce has a wealth of knowledge and works with my whole family, all at different levels. He has a unique way of making everyone feel included and teaching to each family member so we all make progress toward our goal of Speaking Spanish fluently.
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Rachel W.

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Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education from Kansas State University
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Rachel W.

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Hello! I graduated in 2020 with my music education degree, taught a year in a public school, and decided that private lessons are my favorite! Learning with me will be an individualized experience focused on training your voice to do what you want it to, as well as getting the most out of your natural abilities. We'll learn good practicing techniques, how to keep your voice safe and avoid strain, and how to find YOUR sound.

About Rachel

I am a singer and choir teacher currently focused on honing my skills and creating my sound. I have a Bachelor's of Music Education from Kansas State University with an emphasis in choral singing, and have taught a year of choral and private lessons for students grades 7-12. Vocal students will wor

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"I've been taking lessons from Jason now for more than a year. I've learned a lot and had lots of fun along the way. Jason is really patient and supportive and finds always a new angle if I seem to be stuck on something."
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"After just a couple of months of lessons my daughter had the confidence to audition for All-state band. Thanks to Lucy, her solo received near perfect scores. She looks forward to lessons each week and recieved the honor of first chair flute and the band student of the year award at her middle school. Lucy is dedicated and patient, and knows when to challenge each student."
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"My daughter just had her first Flute lesson with Peter. She was very nervous but Peter totally made her feel at ease. She loved her lesson with Peter and how upbeat and full of energy he is along with his patience. Looking forward to many more lessons. Thank You."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Judy G.
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"Michelle is a wonderful instructor! She is so knowledgeable and explains things very well. She is friendly and encouraging. I look forward to our lessons every week. I am leaps and bounds better at singing from where I started."
Rachel
Took Singing lessons from Michelle A.
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"Amazing/kind person with so much patience, a really diverse vocal range and good teaching skills. She works really well with both kids and adults; you can tell she really loves to share her talent. I always felt 100% comfortable with her. Love her and would recommend her to anyone interested in deepening/exploring their musical talents."
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Took Piano lessons from Geoff A.
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"Money well spent. Fawn is the very BEST!

Fawn is great. I have never liked piano classes but she makes it fun, interesting and I have learned an incredible amount in a short period of time with out feeling overwhelmed. She has a great personality, gets to the point, is loving, loves animals and children, and she always asks how my week was and truly cares about me as a person, not just a student. She is the best music coach ever, she even got me to write songs on the piano as an emotional outlet. It has done wonders for me. Study with her and won't regret it! Thank you Fawn!!!"
jon
Took Singing lessons from Fawn A.
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"First lesson went very well. Carl is knowledgeable and quickly identified my son's abilities and the areas he needs to work on. He's encouraging and positive while keeping my son focused. This is not usually an easy task, but Carl's natural style made it effortless. After the disappoint I've had with a previous piano teacher, I believe I've found someone my son can relate with and will want to work hard for. Isn't that ability to inspire students to work hard and do their best the pinnacle of what we all want out of teachers?"
Ethan
Took Piano lessons from Carl W.
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