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Kevin F.

30 Reviews
Memphis, TN
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French
  • BA from Harding University
  • Teaches Elementary, Middle School, High School, College
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Kevin F.

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Raised going to church, went to a Bible college and consider myself a lifelong student of the Bible.

About Kevin

I have had a fairly diverse musical background, including playing with bands and orchestras, as well as participating in choral groups and opera. I have a master's degree in music performance for wind conducting, and a bachelor's degree in music with an emphasis on piano performance. I have taugh

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Jim Atherton
Kevin pays close attention to details and helps you to get it right.
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John S.

23 Reviews
Collierville, TN
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Grant: Ensemble music for children from Fayette county, TN
  • Masters degree from University of Memphis
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John S.

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I teach beginning saxophone students basic note reading. Advanced students can learn theory and improvisation.

About John

I have been teaching young people and adults how to play musical instruments for over 20 years. A lot of my students are well on their way to a rewarding future with music, some as professionals and others as hobbyists. In addition to being a teacher, I am also a professional performer who has worke

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Ramon L.
cool and homey.
Camille W.
My daughter had a few lessons with John thus far but he’s gotten her motivated and enjoying playing the piano again.
Lianna S.
My daughter wanted some exposure to the instrument so she could continue with it on the side as she has a primary instrument already. John did a great job or arming her with the requisite knowledge to understand how to play. I would recommend him.
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Michael L.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Science in Music from University of Colorado at Denver
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Michael L.

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I make learning the guitar super fun! I use a really fun and fast approach to getting students playing in no time and more advanced students to the next level. For online lessons I use all of the latest technology including screen sharing, virtual snip and sketch and ink, lesson and practice follow up videos, and many other awesome tools to enhance the online experience. 26 years experience teaching beginner to university and professional level students.

About Michael

Michael offers a fun and fast approach to getting students up playing and progressing forward in no time. 26 years experience teaching beginner to the professional level. Studio and Online lessons. For online lessons Michael uses all of the latest technology including screen sharing, virtual sni

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Jason S.
For my first lesson, I wasn’t intimidated and it was actually one of the best first time experiences I’ve ever had… I am motivated to start practicing and I cannot wait until the next lesson
Barry
Excellent, easy to work with and very knowledgeable
Justine
Michael is an incredible teacher. My fiance has never played a musical instrument before in his life and I got him a few lessons for his birthday. At first, I wasn't sure how virtual music lessons would go, but Michael is by all accounts, an incredibly engaging, funny, and knowledgeable instructor. My fiance looks forward to his weekly lessons with Michael. In particular, he enjoys learning about the history of this incredible instrument alongside the actual music theory and practical aspects of learning a new instrument.

It has been truly incredible to witness my fiance transform in a few short weeks from someone scared of learning a new instrument to someone who is confident that he can learn a new skill provided he puts in the time and effort to practice and show up! Michael has given him the confidence and the inspiration to make amazing progress as a student.

I highly recommend Michael as an instructor. He really makes the virtual format work and he knows how to introduce beginner musicians to the joys of learning how to express yourself on an instrument.
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Ethan H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks
  • Music Performance from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
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Ethan H.

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How do you write a great song?
Start with a song you love.
Learn it, take it apart and study it from top to bottom.
Use some of what you learn and write a soundalike, or combine it with elements of other songs you know and try making something new.
Record, perform, share and reflect.
Repeat.
One song at a time, you figure out how the process works, and you'll shock yourself with what you write and sing.
That process gets tough, but I've been through it many dozens of times (and counting) and I'm here to share what I know and help you discover your process.
Over the last five years, I've helped students go from zero experience to finishing their first song in less than a month.
I've also helped more experienced students break plateaus in their songwriting and release singles or EPs that stand head and shoulders above their previous work.

I'd love to help you write your first song, or your best one yet- shoot me a message and we can get started!

About Ethan

My musical life started at the piano when I was four. I've spent the last five years helping students understand the sounds that speak to them and bring them into their own music-making. I spent my early years playing piano, then picked up the saxophone, which took me to Berklee College of Music,

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Nicolas
Ethan is truly an amazing saxophone teacher! I started learning the saxophone on my own but had been plateauing for months. Thanks to Ethan, I learned very useful tips - ranging from music theory to practical advises - and I can now feel myself progressing again. What’s impressed me the most with Ethan are his passion for the music, his dedication to transmitting his love for the saxophone and his desire to find the find the best teaching approach for each of his students.
Matthew
The way I view music and life in general has shifted in the best way possible. Stoked to have been apart of Ethan's lessons and recommend anyone interested in music to do the same. The things I never even begun to understand about music are now commonplace and serve to better my understanding of music as a whole.
J-P
Ethan has always shone as the most impressive of all my mentors in my eyes. Even since I started working with him four years ago, he has always put in the most effort for each of his students, and still continues to outdo himself. A great quality of his that proves more difficult to find out there is his raw passion and skill for leaving no bit of knowledge behind in sharing with his students. Whether it’s advanced music theory skills or pro-level composition techniques, he never fails to demonstrate his talent for spreading knowledge and helping his students learn. Ethan is an astounding instructor, mentor, and friend, and I hope other students can experience the same learning opportunities that I have.
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Ben H.

26 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ben H.

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Have taken many classes on classical guitar. Have taught over 50 students from levels of beginner to advanced. Have the ability to help the student read music as well as technique

About Ben

Hello, my name is Ben and GUITAR IS MY BUSINESS...AND MY BUSINESS IS GOOD so please consider me. I've been playing guitar for over 18 years and have been in playing bands for 12 years. Recently after the band broke up, I decided to further my education and went to Musicians Institute in Hollywood Ca

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Roy H.
Great
Britta S.
Pretty much let my kids run the show which meant not a lot got accomplished. He's nice the kids liked him though.
Johnathan P.
Ben was super understanding of my busy schedule. He jumped right in and worked well with my 15 year old son.
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Gretchen G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gretchen G.

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Hello! I’m Gretchen and my love for flute playing and teaching runs deep! With over 25 years of experience, I am devoted to teaching flute to students of all ages and all ability levels. My degrees in music (BA in music education and MM in performance) have provided me with many teaching opportunities. Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of teaching elementary band in the California public schools, teaching flute and music appreciation at community colleges in Florida, directing a middle school honors flute ensemble, and, of course, teaching private flute lessons!
Currently, I teach at Stivers School for the Arts in Dayton, at my studio “GIFT” in Kettering, and with the New Horizons Program through the University of Dayton. My love for all things flute shines through in my work. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced flutist looking to advance to the next level, I would love the opportunity to work with you. I encourage you to find your voice, tell your story, and share

About Gretchen

Hello! I’m Gretchen and my love for flute playing and teaching runs deep! With over 25 years of experience, I am devoted to teaching flute to students of all ages and all ability levels. My degrees in music (BA in music education and MM in performance) have provided me with many teaching opport

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Kim
Our son began taking lessons with Gretchen starting the summer of 2016. She was his first flute instructor and we are glad he started out with her. In addition to her just being a great teacher, the opportunities she offers really increase the value of her as an instructor. The idea of learning to critique and be critiqued, performing in front of live audiences through GIFT, and having classes with other known instructors allow the students to improve general musicianship as well as flute playing.
Mary
Gretchen is a fantastic teacher. She is always encouraging and patient. Very good at listening and clearly explains all aspects of playing the flute.
Don
I am a lifelong musician (sax) who wanted to learn to play the flute and began by taking lessons from Gretchen. She is a terrific, experienced teacher and performer. She is an incredible musician and has a wide range of students ranging from young children to senior citizens (me as well as others) with a wide span of ability, skills and knowledge …beginners (me again) to very accomplished, experienced musicians. Gretchen is very adaptable and can effectively teach at all levels. She connects with her students and establishes excellent relationships with all. She is relaxed but focused, very positive and complimentary but can be gently critical when necessary. She’s cheerful, patient, optimistic and enthusiastic. Her lessons never get boring but are fun and fresh as she varies the focus of them, teaching basics, technical aspects and musical interpretation. She is great at managing any frustrations a student might experience and always celebrates their accomplishments and successes. And one of my favorite things is that somehow she always makes me feel good about my playing as we finish our lessons wether they be on-line or in person. Never boring…always encouraging…Gretchen is a great teacher. I’m lucky I found her.

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"Kristin is a great piano teacher! In the first few lessons, she took the time to get to know my daughter and has built upon her base of knowledge. Also, she is always punctual, very reliable, and responsive to communications. I would recommend her to any of my friends!"
Ellie
Took Piano lessons from Kristin M.
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"Excellent teacher. Keeps my 7yr old motivated to practice and teaches him lots of different skills to keep him interested."
Abhishek
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Kelvin is a phenomenal teacher of classical guitar. Our teenage son wanted to take classical lessons for a while, after having happily done a couple years with School of Rock. He and Kelvin meshed well, and I feel our son learned a lot over the course of a couple more years.

When one of us had a schedule conflict, we had the ability to do a lesson via Skype. Let me tell you, that came in mighty handy in the winter of 2019.

Schedule with Kelvin; I am certain you'll be glad that you did."
Angela
Took Guitar lessons from Kelvin L.
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"I am very thankful I found Joan. I must confess initially I wasn't sure how the lessons would work out since it was through the web I found her. But as the weeks went on, I saw chemistry building between her and my kids (ages 10, 6), and now (3.5 months into the lesson), I see my daughters playing and improving in their musicality and performance. I was especially grateful because we had just moved and my older daughter looked like she was at another quitting point. (She had 3 not so great piano teachers in the past then 1 really good teacher, and so was sad to leave her last piano teacher and wasn't very motivated to go on. We had moved from the Bay Area to SD so we had to look for new teacher) Joan patiently worked with her and tried to figure out what would get her going, and about 2 months in, we saw things really happening! I am thankful, too, with how she is working with my younger daughter as well, in building basics of her music knowledge. I would say Joan's strength as a teacher would be her patience and flexibility. Highly recommend her."
Catherine
Took Piano lessons from Joan H.
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"Leanna lets you decide how you want to approach your learning and practice. She is a really good teacher. She takes it slow, helps you if you get stuck on something and is very patient. She helped me learn both a classical solo and a pop song. She was great!"
Molly and Sam
Took Flute lessons from Leanna G.
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"Laura is a wonderful teacher. I learn something helpful and something new every time. And it is fun!"
Judith
Took Piano lessons from Laura M.
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"Paul makes our chorus look and sound professional. He is without a doubt the
best director our community chorus has ever had and I have been in the chorus since 1989 and have been singing in various groups since I was in sixth grade.
He gives us expert technical direction and he makes you feel at ease when he
gives you suggestions on how we can perfect our performance. He took the time
out of his busy schedule to help me personally perfect a solo I performed for our
recent concert. I look forward to future concerts under his expert directions."
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Took Singing lessons from Paul M.
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"Carolyn did a great job of introducing our 8-year-old to signing. She was energetic, patient and fun and made sure to pick music our daughter liked and customized lessons to her interest and level."
Jen Smith
Took Singing lessons from Carolyn O.
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Paul
Took Piano lessons from Nicole C.
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"Very professional and the best. My daughter cannot wait to have the next class with him. Thank you so much!"
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Took Classical Voice lessons from Timothy B.
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Music Lessons in Memphis, TN

Memphis has one of the best stories about amateur musical talent hitting it big. When Elvis Presley walked into Sun Studios downtown to pay for his demo tape, Sam Phillips signed him on the spot, and a legend was born. Some of the greatest recordings in rock-and-roll history were also performed in Memphis, including Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Roy Orbison. Memphis is music, and perhaps you have been thinking about making your own mark on that history.

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