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Teanna G.

Mount Juliet, TN
Starting at $27
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
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Teanna G.

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I started playing violin at the age of 10. Studying pre-college at both Belmont University and Blair School of Music with several outstanding violinists including Wei-Tsun Chang, and Erin Hall of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. I also have studied extensively with Stefan Petrescu as I complete

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Sergio S.

38 Reviews
Hermitage, TN
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sergio S.

38 Reviews
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Singing is my specialty. As the vocalist for Sony Records band Atom Smash I toured for over 1000 shows and have found tricks to keep your voice up to par while singing aggressively. Most coaches focus on classical methods that would'nt stand up to the modern market of music. Using my methods and coaching your voice will be healthier, more stylized, and you will have the stamina to play 200 shows per year like I have. Im a passionate coach that takes my students under my wing.

About Sergio

Hi, I'm Sergio. I am a producer/songwriter and I teach voice and guitar in Nashville, TN. Ive been teaching voice and guitar for 7 years. I was previously on Sony Records. I'm an experienced touring lead singer/musician in an internationally recognized rock band called Atom Smash. I've had sever

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Dymond
First lesson with Sergio went great 🤟🏾 He is super cool and knowledgeable about what he is doing! Looking forward to working with him to reach my goals!
Alex Rodriguez
Awesome teacher. Great attitude, very knowledgeable and adapted perfectly to my needs and level.

100% recommended!
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sergio. As a beginner, he quickly understood what I’m looking to accomplish and already gave me some useful info on making improvements. Looking very much forward to our future lessons.
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Carolyn K.

3 Reviews
Nashville, TN
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Bachelor of the Arts - Violin Performance with a Minor in American Roots Music from Berklee College of Music
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Carolyn K.

3 Reviews
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Hi! Want to understand how music works? I'm a Berklee College of Music graduate, and my main instrument is violin. I've been a musician for 20 years, and have experience teaching for 7. We can work on music theory, ear training, writing music, reading music, and more! Can't wait to play music with you.

About Carolyn

Hi, I grew up in Northern California in a family of Texan musicians, who knew from the start I'd be a musical trouble maker. From my early days of Suzuki violin, to marching band, and then to bluegrass and Billie Holiday, I make myself musically at home wherever there's a groove. Now a graduate of

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vanessa
This was my first lesson with the violin. Carolyn was very patient and informative. I'm looking forward to learning more from her!
Ruth
Carolyn is fun, knows her stuff, and is really respectful of what the student wants to learn!
Jake H.
She is a great teacher and knew where to help me the most. I feel like a better musician after one lesson!

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Tim K.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1974
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Tim K.

12 Reviews
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- I have been teaching Acoustic Guitar for over 40 years

- I am proficient at Acoustic Guitar playing

- I have performed and recorded with the Acoustic Guitar professionally as both a solo artist and as the leader of and a sideman in several musical projects over the years

- I have performed at both private & public events for over 40 years and continue to do so to this day

- I specialize in the Americana, Blues, Country, Folk & Rock musical genres

- I possess a keen sense of pitch and rhythm and have been blessed with excellent ear

- I have a very strong Music Theory foundation, but, do not focus on "sight-reading", per se

- I currently lead my own band, the "KBCE", performing an eclectic mix of Celtic, Folk & Americana music

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- I tailor my Lesson Plan to your own unique abilities and interests

- I require that you provide your own Acoustic Guitar & electronic tuner along with a desire to learn and a willingness to ...

About Tim

- I have been teaching Acoustic Guitar for over 40 years - I have performed and recorded with the Acoustic Guitar professionally as both a solo artist and as the leader of and a sideman in several musical projects over the years - I have performed at both private & public events for over 40

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Rose M.
I truely enjoy the time practicing guitar with him :)))
Martin T.
I can't believe Tim it's been almost two and a half years since my first lesson with you. You are wonderful instructor and a great friend. If your looking for a great guitar instructor you need look no further. Tim is a very humble and patient instructor who loves his profession. Looking forward to my lesson tonight. Thank you for continuing to help me will my bucket list!
Martin T.
Tim;
Just wanted to takes a few minutes and thank you for your extreme patience with me and my health issues these past couple of months. I can't express in words how much I looked forward to last night lesson. You truly bring out the best of my playing ability when we play together. We have been working together for over 13 months and for those of you who are looking for an
instructor and read these reviews ,you need not look any further. This gentlemen is a 10. I believe God put you in my life not only to teach me how to play the guitar but also because you and Julie are such caring friends. I look forward to next week my friend.

Nick D.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2005
  • B.A. Classical Guitar Performance; B.A. Music Education from West Chester University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nick D.

8 Reviews
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All music lessons at WCGA combine solid instruction in music fundamentals with the student’s personal interests and goals. Guitar students will learn chords, scales, terminology, and technique along with note reading, chord progressions, and theory. Teacher duets are common in our lessons to develop listening and timing skills. Our guitar teachers make sure every student understands the fretboard in order to execute challenging melodies and riffs along with chords that are suitable for popular, rock, jazz and other styles of music. Teachers craft each lesson to incorporate the fundamentals of guitar playing with the personal interests of each student.

About Nick

Nick is the proud owner of West Chester Guitar Academy. Boasting 20 years of guitar study and performance experience, Nick has earned a reputation for quality, reliability and variety. He is a graduate of West Chester University of Pennsylvania 2011, summa cum laude, with a dual bachelor’s degree

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Zoey M.
Nick made first experience super fun for my daughter. She is looking forward for the next session.
Maria
My two boys ages 8 and 9 started taking piano lessons with Nick about a year ago and they love it! He is very professional, always on time, and keeps them entertained the whole time! Although they are progressing at different rates, Nick is always patient and encouraging. I highly recommend Nick and his teaching abilities!
Stacey
My two daughters have been taking guitar lessons with Nick for 2-1/2 years, both on acoustic guitar and electric guitar. He has even taught my younger daughter how to play the ukulele. Nick is an awesome guitarist teacher. My girls have learned so much from him - how to read and write music, bar chords, strumming patterns, music theory and all different genres of music (like jazz, classical and even reggae). Nick can listen to any song my daughters want to learn, then immediately put the notes down on paper and teach it to them. Under his tuition, they’ve performed solo gigs, in their school talent shows, and for and with their friends. My older daughter also plays electric guitar in a teenage rock band. Thanks so much, Nick!!
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Liam R.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $70
  • General Studies from Southridge High School
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Liam R.

2 Reviews
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I am the lead guitarist signed in the pop rock band, Arrested Youth - as well as the bassist and guitarist in the pop band RØYLS. I have been playing guitar 11 years, teaching 5 years, and touring across the US and Europe for 3. I will find out exactly what kind of musician you want to be and get you there in a manner that is efficient and fun. Shoot me a message if you are interested!

About Liam

I am the lead guitarist signed in the pop rock band, Arrested Youth - as well as the bassist and guitarist in the pop band RØYLS. I have been playing guitar 11 years, teaching 5 years, and touring across the US and Europe for 3. I will find out exactly what kind of musician you want to be and get y

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Sarah
Liam was my teenage sons guitar teacher for a year, (would have been forever but he moved).. He put a love and understanding for the guitar which has now leaked into all kinds of other instruments my son likes to play. I am thankful we found Liam, he was always professional, punctual and efficient in actually teaching music. :)
Jeremy
I took lessons with Liam for about a year straight and then off and on whenever I could. During that time he gave me a very strong understanding of the fundamentals of the instrument and helped explain technical aspects I was curious about. He's easily one of the best guitar players I've ever heard, and if you want to hear for yourself I highly recommend checking out his social media. He plays just about every style I can think of off the top of my head and knows his fair share of music production as well. I went from a beginner guitar player to being able to play and figure out songs on my own after taking lessons with him. I cannot recommend him enough.

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"My son enjoys taking lessons with Kevin!"
Ethan
Took Piano lessons from Kevin F.
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"Nils has been amazing to work with. Having used books and some other self teaching methods in the past, I felt stuck and after 1 lesson with Nils I immediately was able to get to the next step. One huge difference from other instructors is that Nils encourages me to learn with music that I like which makes a huge difference when practicing. Nils is extremely knowledgeable and patient, I can't thank him enough for his help and expertise."
Tadeh Alvandi
Took Guitar lessons from Nils B.
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"Lana was my instructor for 6 months before I moved from Florida. There's nothing more I can add that other reviews haven't mentioned - Lana is simply the best.

I didn't know what to expect from my first piano lesson as an adult learner, but Lana took the time to gauge my limited experience and designed a lesson plan based on what I needed to focus on and what I wanted to learn. More importantly, she continued to challenge me and did not let me get bored with the lessons.

I wish I could have taken Lana to NY with me!"
Arturo
Took Piano lessons from Lana G.
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"My 13 yo grandson had a good lesson. He said he and Phoenix 'clicked'."
Jayden
Took Guitar lessons from Phoenix K.
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"Excellent teacher. I really am enjoying my lessons so far"
LaSean
Took Singing lessons from Heather E.
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"Gavin is a great instructor! He is very patient with my 9 yr old son and keeps him super motivated in learning and practicing everyday! Also Gavin is very flexible with our schedule too!"
Ethan
Took Guitar lessons from Gavin L.
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"Lydia makes lessons fun and motivating!"
Chris
Took Piano lessons from Lydia L.
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"Kristin has been great so far. I'm coming back from a LONG absence from piano and she is working hard helping me learn the music I like and still help me learn how to actually ready music!"
Jesse
Took Piano lessons from Kristin M.
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"She is really , really good."
Alex
Took Piano lessons from Vanessa G.
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"My sister bought 5 months of ukulele lessons for my 7-old-daughter as a gift and it has been a wonderful experience! At first, I was a little unsure of how online lessons would work out, especially for a 7-year-old, but Glenn kept my daughter engaged and fielded all technical challenges with grace and skill. He introduced things clearly and systematically, but I was most impressed with his sensitivity to appeal to my daughter's particular interests. Rather than giving her canned kiddy beginner pieces to start with (which certainly would have been easier for him), he asked what songs she liked and then transposed them himself to her level. That takes effort and dedication and really sets Glenn apart. Furthermore, Glenn met Jackie's brother one day and learned that he plays guitar and asked if they wanted something to play together. He evaluated my son's level and again, transposed a wonderful little arrangement for them to play together. It was wonderful that they had such an opportunity and everyone in the family loved getting to hear their duet. Glenn has truly succeeded in establishing a genuine interest in this instrument for my daughter, and I am grateful and touched by the way he tailored a program just for her. She has enjoyed the lessons very much and says she wants to go to California and meet Glenn face-to-face one day."
Gretchen
Took Ukulele lessons from Glenn S.
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