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Melody C.

27 Reviews
Knoxville, TN
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner
  • 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.

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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
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Cody B.

6 Reviews
Knoxville, TN
Starting at $42
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Cody B.

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Want to learn bluegrass, old-time, or Irish fiddling? With 18 years playing fiddle and 10 years teaching, I have the experience to help a beginner gain basic skills or an advanced student analyze bowing patterns, moving double stops, and more. From the student who is picking up the fiddle for the first time to the fiddler who’s been playing their whole life, I hope to inspire a love for traditional fiddle music and culture.

About Cody

I was first inspired to play the fiddle by my grandfather, Tom Smith. Many of my cousins started learning traditional instruments around the same time and we had a lot of fun jamming at family gatherings and at music festivals in our home state of Indiana. In 2015 I was proud to carry the family tra

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Chad C.
Growing up and taking music classes I have always struggled with grasping the concept of music and instruments. Currently a college student with a busy schedule, Cody has helped me accomplish a lot with the time I have been taking lessons with him. Coming from never being able to grasp music to starting to play some songs and understanding theory more, progress has really shown. Learning from Cody will give you a fun, patient, and an exciting environment that will keep you wanting to learn more. Cody is extremely talented, very nice, and makes music easy! I would suggest if anyone would want to learn from the best, learn from Cody!
Chad C.
After years of music classes taken in school, i have really struggled to grasp the concept of learning instruments and the basic fundamentals of music. Currently a college student with a busy schedule, Cody has really changed me from a person who always wanted to play the fiddle to actually accomplishing my goals of playing songs and understanding theory and the instrument more. I would 100% recommend anyone who wants to learn to play the fiddle to reach out and give it a shot. Cody is a phenomenal musician that can play tunes that will make your jaw drop. You will learn from the best teacher who is very kind and considerate of being a beginner and helping you accomplish your goals!
Peggy H.
I learned a lot of basics in my very first lesson ever, and am excited to continue to learn with Cody. He's confident, calm and friendly and gave me more information than I thought I'd get in one quick lesson. I look forward to next week!
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Clarice C.

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Knoxville, TN
Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 3 to 80
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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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Yaminah L.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English
  • Speech Communication and Dance from San Francisco State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Yaminah L.

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Burlesque dance is a style that embraces your sensuality and sexiness. Use this class to build your confidence a long with dancing in heels.

About Yaminah

Check out my dance tutorials in the Live Studio section. Passionate, dedicated, and hardworking is the least to say about Yaminah, artistic director, choreographer, teacher, motivational speaker, professional dancer and performing artist of West African, Dancehall, Hip Hop, Jazz, contemporary an

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Carol
Yaminah is super talented and tailors her class to the needs of her dance students! Excellent!
Amita and Chirag
My daughter had fun, learned so much and improved as a dancer! SMs Yaminah was supportive and engaging while also having a clear vision of dancing skills and abilities to develop and work on with my daughter. Great experience.
Erica W.
My daughter loved working with Yaminah! She has excellent dance energy. The private lessons were awesome! She was very patient and emphasized on her dance moves. I highly recommend her private lessons and looking forward to booking her again!
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Mary A.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $85
  • Speaks Spanish, German, French
  • Teaches students 15 to 60
  • Bachelors of Music - Vocal Performance & Digital Music Composition from McGill University, Schulich School of Music; Montréal, Canada
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Mary A.

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15 years of teaching voice, songwriting, music production, piano, guitar, ear training, music theory, audition and performance success skills, artist development, and music release strategies to a thousand students of all ages and genres to win competitions and find fun and personal fulfillment in their music. Award-winning singer, songwriter, and music producer with 28 years of professional performance experience in electronic, pop, jazz, classical, and musical theater music.

I love working with new students! Music is a beautiful gift and it’s a joy to contribute to my students’ musical lives.

About Mary

Please see more testimonials in the photos and videos section. Mary is an award-winning electronic pop singer, songwriter, music producer, and coach who has been featured in publications including the Washington Post. She is an international opera singer turned Gypsy jazz singer, guitarist, songw

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Justin
I went through 4 voice teachers here in NYC before settling on Mary - been taking vocal training with her for about a year and half now and it's been worth every penny.

Mary is an excellent communicator, with a great sense for analogies and concrete descriptions for abstract concepts (esp crucial for things like singing). She's a gifted vocalist, having been classically trained with an Opera and Jazz background, but more than that - she has the ability to enhance someone else's sense of style and natural voice. She is of course also an amazing human all around, with a great attitude, style, and general "lust for life." Highly recommend Mary as a vocal coach
Jon
My decades long musical history was moving toward something new - singer-songwriter-guitar performer. I needed help. Mary is shockingly amazing in all three, which says nothing for her piano and tech skills, which says nothing for her really beautiful ear and professional easy demeanor ... I can't recommend her enough. She has transformed a part of my musical world into something, for which I am both eternally grateful and waiting for my next lesson.
jon R.
I began taking lessons with Mary after I heard her sing. Besides having a terrific voice I really love how effortless she makes singing look. I've been taking lessons with her for about a month and she's been helping me connect the dots. I appreciate her method. She works with me to build my voice and doesn't push a style or direction. Her descriptions give me directions on what to think and how to feel when I sing. I look forward to the coming months!

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"Meriem Bahri is a pleasure to work with. Her demeanor is delightful, fun and caring. As a teacher, she is articulate and her lesson plans are well constructed and paced appropriately. I surprised myself with how fast I was able to put sentences together under her guidance. I'd highly recommend her for French lessons!"
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Took Hebrew lessons from Rinat A.
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Took Greek lessons from Pantelis P.
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"She is amazing! Her diction and pronunciation are perfect. Anyone could learn from her."
Karin
Took Accent Reduction lessons from Alexandra R.
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"A very good teacher, taught us not only English but also valuable skills to study in America."
Shuyang
Took ESL lessons from Matt G.
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"In first session quickly identified areas of improvement. The ball is on my court to complete my homework and get ready to make the most of my time in our next session. He is fast paced when he sees you have command, yet slows down when needed."
Delia
Took French lessons from Roman N.
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"Rosita was great. I like the way she broke everything down and answered all my questions. It was a pleasure to work through my first lesson in Japanese with her.

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Took Japanese lessons from Rosita R.
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"Great teacher. Started with the basics."
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Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Lella L.
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"I first met Philppe while I was a French student taking one on one classes at DLS during a 6 month period. He was not my instructor but we crossed paths daily, as his office was next door to the classroom I used. He was always testing my skills and offering assistance where he saw necessary. At the end of my 6 month course, I continued on with more job training that allowed me an additional 40 hours of French so that it was fresh on the mind prior to arriving at my next post. Philippe was my instructor during that period, which is something I will always be grateful for. Due to my foundation in French, we did not need to cover many basics but instead created a lesson plan that involved widening my knowledge of the local culture and politics in the country of my future assignment. He taught me how to express my opinions while casually conversing in French (which has proven to be invaluable in my line of work). He challenged me to expand my vocabulary in numerous areas while incorporating more advanced, sophisticated grammar when appropriate. Philippe was a great instructor and mentor. I am grateful for the time I was able to learn from him and look forward to refreshing my skills with him in the future."
Jessica
Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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