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Julie L.

97 Reviews
Hermitage, TN
Starting at $33
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music Education, with honors from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Teaching since 1983
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Julie L.

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About Julie

I am passionate about Music and Music Education. It's rewarding for me to watch my students develop in their musical skill and enjoy making music more and more. My students range from the very young (5 years old) to school age children, to teens, and adults. My students benefit from my expertise i

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Rob B.

8 Reviews
Nashville, TN
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Heat Seekers #1 from Billboard
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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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Joshua A.

6 Reviews
La Vergne, TN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • 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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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.
Casey
I never thought I'd study classical guitar, but Mr Josh showed me how important it is to have a good foundation to build from. Highly recommended!
Leeann
Great player and even better teacher! I didn't even know how to string my guitar when I started. Josh was patient and taught me everything I wanted to learn and more!
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Annie A.

9 Reviews
Hermitage, TN
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Annie A.

9 Reviews
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I am currently only accepting students taking lessons every week. I will help you learn how to make beautiful music with your acoustic guitar! I focus on proper technique and will have you playing your first song by the end of your first lesson.

About Annie

Annie brings a unique set of experiences to every musical venture she embarks on. She is a classically trained vocalist who traveled the country and the world with the renowned Millikin University Choir during her undergraduate studies. Annie graduated with a degree in Commercial music, and spent he

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I'm enjoying my lessons with Annie very much. My lessons are usually in home but until the stay at home restrictions are lifted the online lessons are working out much better than I had anticipated.
Dauminique H.
She’s very helpful and insightful for what I needed at the time she was not demeaning or overbearing and I thought very comfortable working with her when I return to Tennessee I will definitely consider her again
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Jennifer B.

1 Review
Nashville, TN
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • M.M. in Piano Performance from Middle Tennessee State University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Jennifer B.

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I truly, deeply, love classical music, and one of my favorite things is to coach someone through learning lots of these amazing pieces. I encourage my students to approach studying a piece from several angles, like theory and structure, character, physical movement, emotions, story-telling, historical background. In addition to the music itself, other related topics include how to practice, how to listen, how to communicate with an audience, how to turn mistakes into learning experiences, etc.

About Jennifer

I have a relaxed yet thorough approach to teaching and playing, and I love working with students of all ages and abilities. As an active performer, both as a soloist and in collaboration with vocalists and instrumentalists, I am classically trained and experienced in many styles of music. Lessons i

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Susan
My son took piano lessons with Ms. Burgess during his senior year of high school, and we cannot say enough good about her teaching! From healthy physical positioning to learning about the history of the composer and composition to the beautiful musicality she is able to pull out of her students - she is a truly gifted teacher.
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Jerrica A.

14 Reviews
Nashville, TN
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jerrica A.

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As your instructor, I am passionate about encouraging students to find joy in music through learning to play the piano!

My lessons include piano technique, music theory, rhythm and much more!

I am a professional pianist and keyboardist, with a background in both classical and contemporary styles. In addition to piano, I teach singing and songwriting.

About Jerrica

I am a professional singer, songwriter, pianist, recording artist and touring dancer. I was born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Canada and now reside in Nashville, Tennessee. I received my formal musical training with an ARCT in Teaching with the Royal Conservatory of Music. My performing experienc

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She is super cheerful and helpful. I've been having fun taking lessons from her. I 200% recommend you to have her as your teacher. I don't think 5 stars are enough to rate her. She deserves more! Lol.
Yo Hwan
I was impressed by her passion for music and teaching. She had all the ideas in detail about how she would direct the lessons. I'm pretty sure she could handle the advanced level. I can't wait for the next lesson.

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"Noah has done an amazing job teaching my daughter piano lessons. She enjoys working with him and looks forward to her lessons. Noah is patient and clearly loves music. I would highly recommend him!"
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Steven R.
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"I tried learning guitar a number of years ago. Garrett was great getting me started back into guitar. He quickly got me going with some simple chords and techniques. He has a strong understanding of guitar and makes it easy to understand. + he can play anything!"
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Garrett M.
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"Elena is a gifted teacher. She is patient, enthusiastic, and flexible with her lesson plans. She is amenable to tailoring the sessions to the student's needs and interests. And she provides the whole package; singing, songwriting and guitar instruction. Most importantly, she makes the sessions fun and interesting. I would highly recommend Elena for singer/songwriters who want to improve their performance skills."
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Took Singing lessons from Elena D.
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"The way Tara presents traditional tunes is straightforward and easy to digest, while staying as true to the tune as possible. Super friendly, and really easy to work with."
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Took Mandolin lessons from Tara L.
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"Amazing guy. Really knows his stuff. You're not a good fit if you're not coachable as he'll show you the right way to play guitar (picking technique, how to hold the guitar, etc.). It feels super uncomfortable at first, but I can already tell that my guitar skills are going to blow past what I could do before these lessons. He also knows the instrument very well and can make recommendations on setup and other awesome gear."
Gregg Anderson
Took Blues Guitar lessons from William G.
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"I've taken lessons from a few different teachers in my area and online, and Wes is the one I've been looking for. He keeps it simple and easy to learn for me"
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Took Guitar lessons from Wes C.
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Took Piano lessons from Natalie H.
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"Mr. Clayton has been great for my daughter. He has increased her confidence. He is patient and you can tell that he loves what he does!!!"
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