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Joshua A.

8 Reviews
La Vergne, TN
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Joshua A.

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To me, learning any instrument is about balancing the exercises with the fun material that makes you want to keep playing. I am a technique-focused teacher insofar as making sure any student of mine is avoiding bad and sometimes unhealthy habits in their playing. I do, however, try to find fun ways to work on technique, with the end goal being playing repertoire that is fun for the student. I believe technical exercises have their place in learning any instrument, but that it's important to spend the majority of your practice time on material which is ultimately enjoyable to play.

I do have certain sets of books I like to follow depending on the student's interests and age, but I am always happy to tweak the lesson plan to fit the student's needs. I also tend to supplement whichever books I'm using with material of my own, to make sure we're also covering important topics such as music theory and maybe a bit of relevant music history in the process.

About Joshua

Hi there! My name is Josh, and I'd love to be your guitar teacher! I've been playing guitar since I was eight, starting out playing rock and roll, then focusing on classical training for my college career. In both undergraduate and graduate school, I studied classical composition as a classical guit

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Michael
Joshua has helped me become a better guitar player by showing me how I can work towards my goals, and giving me exercises, information and musical practice that makes my goals attainable. Joshua is a student-directed teacher, and he has worked with me to focus on my areas of interest (songwriting and fingerstyle/chord work). He is willing to answer questions, responsive to ideas, and able to explain difficult concepts. I've learned things that will help me improve my guitar playing for years. Thank you, Joshua.
Ashlyn
I was self taught when I started taking lessons, Josh helped me fix some bad habits that helped me push my playing to the next level!
Marco
I grew up on bossa, and wanted to learn how to play it. I had played guitar for years but mostly rock and folk. Josh was able to take what I knew and teach me how to play bossa music.
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Rob B.

8 Reviews
Nashville, TN
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Bachelor of Music: Performance from Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Teaching since 2010
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Rob B.

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I'm a full time touring musician, I studied music in school for 8 years, but I can honestly say I've learned more about music through my years as a touring musician. I find great joy in sharing all the things I've learned over the years.

I like getting to know my students; their expectations and goals as an aspiring drummer, and I build my curriculum around their needs.

In my lessons you can expect to learn, and have fun!

About Rob

Have you always wanted to play the drums? Do you want to jam along your favorite tracks or play live with a band? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. I take pride in helping every student achieve their goals on their

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Cameron
great guy, great lessons
Greyson G.
Fantastic! Great for my 10 yo!!
Fran A.
One of the best things about taking a weekly lesson with Rob is that I can practice and learn what he teaches me all week and make a list of questions to ask during our next lesson. I highly recommend his method of learning Ableton.
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Luke W.

5 Reviews
Nashville, TN
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • B.M. - Jazz Studies from University of Southern California
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Luke W.

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Hi! My name is Luke. I've been playing drums for 15 years and have been teaching private drum lessons for over 8 years. I love playing many styles ranging from jazz, rock, pop, hip-hop, funk, worship, Afro-Cuban, and classical. I graduated from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles with both an undergraduate and masters degree. I taught drumset classes at USC for two years and currently teach students from grades 5-12 at a public school here in Nashville. I have a full 8 microphone recording/broadcasting setup for online lessons along with two drum sets for interactive lessons and in-person jamming. We will work on groove, soloing, rudiments, independence, and reading, but above all we will HAVE FUN! Hope to hear from you soon!

About Luke

I've played drums for most of my life and the one thing I always tell my students is to have fun! If the drummer isn't enjoying it, the rest of the band will follow! Through music I've gotten to experience some amazing things such as working on the same bill as T-Pain for a short tour, playing in NY

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Leo S.
Great first lesson!
Devon
Luke is a fantastic drum instructor! Not only is he super fun to be around, but he is a great teacher. He broke down concepts and techniques in ways that made sense and I learned so much from him. I would definitely recommend Luke for someone looking to take lessons!
Luke
Luke was the absolute coolest teacher ever. Not only is he a rad drummer himself, he has such a calm and cool demeanor. He just wants to share the awesome experience of playing the drumset. Luke showed me the right way to get started with the drums and now 2 years later I still think back to the advice Luke gave me as a beginner. He is an well-rounded musician and everyone stands to benefit from working with him.
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Parya R.

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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Education from University of Lethbridge
  • Teaching since 2015
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Parya R.

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My name is Parya and I am a professional classical guitar player. I have 7 years of teaching experience.
I am enthusiastic about both playing and teaching the guitar. When it comes to teaching the guitar people would ask me what is my genre? what kind of guitar style do I teach? The answer is I teach you how to play the guitar. I teach academically meaning you will learn how to read musical notes, rhythm, right, and left-hand techniques. Everyone is welcome to my lessons especially kids. I love to work with kids between 7 to 18 years old.

About Parya

Hello there, I am a professional classical guitar player. Previously, I was the guitar instructor at University of Miami Frost School of Music for two years and now I accept only private students. With me you will learn how to play the guitar academically, reading the musical notes, rhythm and

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Frankie P.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • Master of Music from Boston University
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Frankie P.

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I was a Music Production and Engineering major at Berklee, so I can instruct anyone on the most common DAW platforms today. This includes Pro Tools, GarageBand, and Logic.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educa

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Sarah
Enjoyed my first lesson! Got my work cut out!
Carter M.
Frankie’s great. My son has progressed well and is learning a lot!
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Lauren K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • BM - Music Education from Brooklyn College
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lauren K.

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I have taught students from the age of 10 to 60 in all levels of flute, piccolo, alto and tenor saxophone as well as beginner clarinet. For the younger students I have also used to recorder to teach notes and to build confidence. My goal is to make the learning fun as that turns practicing into fu

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Rachel I.
First lesson went very well, daughter understood everything she explained .. looking forward to continue with her..
Sonny R.
The lesson went great. My son was very happy. Lauren is a sweet young lady who I could see right away works well with kids.

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"John is an amazing teacher. His ability to comprehensively synthesize complex ideas and explain them in easy-to-understand terms makes learning guitar approachable and fun."
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Took Guitar lessons from John M.
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"Mr. Bruce is one of the best teachers I have ever had! He is so patient, kind, thoughtful, and extremely talented! Ever since day one, he has shown great character and we have become great friends. If anyone is looking for a music teacher I would HIGHLY recommend Steven Bruce, not only because he is a great teacher, but also a great person:) Thank you, Mr. Bruce, for being so amazing!"
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Took Piano lessons from Steven B.
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Took Singing lessons from Josh L.
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Took Piano lessons from Rachel P.
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"Took vocal and guitar lessons from Phil and both helped me tremendously and gave me the skills needed to be a professional musician. Highly recommended!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Phil C.
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"Judy is a fantastic teacher. She knew exactly how to help me get started at Ukulele and feel like I was making progress quickly! She makes students feel comfortable and successful. Highly recommended kids or adults!"
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Took Ukulele lessons from Judy G.
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"Attentive and great at teaching technique

Gio truly focuses on the student's needs. I've met too many self-absorbed musicians in the past, but Gio really pays attention to details in the student's playing. He is excellent at teaching technique and was the first guitar teacher to help me fix physical problems regarding posture and arm tension. His kind, easy-going manner makes a student comfortable. He has a wealth of musical knowledge to share."
Mary
Took Guitar lessons from Gio A.
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"Matt was very knowledgeable and gave me a good starting point. I have never played before so this was a whole new experience. He arrived on time and was very efficient."
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Took Piano lessons from Matthew N.
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"Our 8 year old had been taking violin for two years and was about to the point of quitting due to the lack of motivational teaching. I went in search of a teacher that could motivate her while still progressing rapidly each week! My daughter is so eager to please Cristina, because she makes the lessons fun and interesting. When I check in to see how the lesson is going, my daughter is engaged, and answering questions correctly which tells me she's still paying attention - even in the evening hours when she's tired. Cristina mixes classical and popular music as well. I still have to ask my daughter to practice each night but she pulls out her violin on her own a couple of times a week as well. It's a complete 180 from where we were 8 months ago. Cristina is a rare find and I'd recommend her to anyone who wants to ensure their child is getting the best violin training while being inspired!"
Sarah
Took Violin lessons from Cristina H.
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