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Melody C.

27 Reviews
Knoxville, TN
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Bachelor of Music, summa cum laude from University of Central Florida
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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Clarice C.

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

6 Reviews
Knoxville, TN
Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Education from Johnson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Jordan C.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Classical Guitar Performance from Metropolitan State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jordan C.

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Hi! My name is Jordan. I LOVE the guitar and I want to teach you how to play or help you improve your skills! I teach both acoustic and electric guitar for beginners. When you take lessons with me I will provide a relaxed, calm, and peaceful atmosphere for you to increase your confidence, be yourself, and learn at your own pace. I can help you to overcome any obstacles holding you back!

I will create lessons tailored to your unique individual needs, structured based on step-by-step methods.

I love teaching pop, blues, jazz, R&B, soul, neo-soul, classical, folk, world, classic rock, light rock, pop rock (No heavy metal, hard rock, etc.) and much more! Tell me the songs you want to learn!

I can help you learn any song by breaking it into 4 parts: 1) left hand technique 2) right hand technique 3) rhythm 4) melody

I can teach you strumming and fingerpicking styles, chords, pick techniques, and soloing. I can also teach you music theory and how to read music if you are interested.

I

About Jordan

Hi! My name is Jordan. I LOVE the guitar and I want to teach you how to play or help you improve your skills! I teach both acoustic and electric guitar for beginners. When you take lessons with me I will provide a relaxed, calm, and peaceful atmosphere for you to increase your confidence, be yoursel

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Jaelin T.
Jordan is a great teacher. He's been patient with me so far as I am still learning how to play guitar and also factor it in to my busy schedule. He's also planning to teach me how to play my favorite songs which is awesome as well. I would recommend Jordan to anyone who is trying to learn how to play guitar.
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Erich C.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2017
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Erich C.

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Through my years of studying the euphonium and trombone, I have learned from many of the greatest pedagogues in the world about how to cater to each student's individual needs. These teachers include members of the Chicago, Metropolitan Opera, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Lyric Opera symphony orchestras. Using this diverse and insightful wisdom, I have learned that every student has strengths and weaknesses, and I intend to help you gain your confidence through your strengths while also improving upon your weaknesses as a player. The euphonium is an exciting and beautiful instrument, and I hope lessons with me will inspire you on your musical journey as well as your own personal journey of hard work and dedication in any facet of your life.

About Erich

I am a Junior Tenor Trombone Performance Major at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. I also play bass trombone, alto trombone, euphonium, and bass trumpet extensively. While at IU, I have performed as Principal Trombone in multiple orchestras and wind ensembles, including operatic production

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Allison A.
Erich is an energetic teacher and a true professional. He helped my son improve his tone within minutes of his guidance. It was especially helpful to hear him play during the lesson, so you can hear the desired tone of the trombone. Erich sent me an email summary of the lesson to recap the lesson highlights, I was very impressed with this addition to detail!

I highly recommend Erich as a fun, patient, and wise teacher.

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"Our son learned a lot from Wes!"
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Took Piano lessons from Wes C.
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"Kathy is very knowledgeable. She taught my teenage daughter and was very patient and encouraging even when my daughter didn't want to listen."
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Took Cello lessons from Kathy B.
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"Very patient kind and polite"
Sohrab
Took Piano lessons from Edna B.
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"Is helping to teach musical theory to my son. Very good"
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Took Violin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"I have known Kevin as a performer and teacher for the last seven years. He is a stellar performer with many years of experience as a guitar instructor and performer. I highly recommend him for anyone wanting to learn to play acoustic guitar."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Kevin J.
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"Carolyn has been a great instructor for our daughter. She is knowledgeable, patient and uses positive reinforcement to facilitate learning. We are off to a great start and look forward to seeing the progress our daughter will make."
Eliana
Took Piano lessons from Carolyn B.
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"Patient and knowledgeable, good teacher! First lesson went great, I feel I have learned a lot already."
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Took Banjo lessons from Robert M.
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"I was nervous, at first to start my singing lessons, but Natalie quickly made me feel comfortable. She listened to my needs and is designing a program based on what I wish to learn. She is really knowledgeable and fun to be around. I am really enjoying my lessons! Being able to sing with the microphone and her great sound system has been so much fun. This has been a great experience, so far!"
Pamela
Took Singing lessons from Natalie H.
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"GREAT TEACHER!!!!!!!!!

Best guitar teacher ever! He made guitar easy to understand and fun to play! I'm looking forward to what I'm going to learn next! I highly recommend him as a guitar teacher!"
Ritzel
Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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"I’m a absolute beginner and at 40 years old the thought of learning a instrument was very intimidating. Tim made my first lesson very comfortable and enjoyable. I look forward to more lessons."
Robert
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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