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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 students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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.

1 Review
Knoxville, TN
Starting at $42
  • Bachelors of Music : Violin Performance from Arizona State Universtiy
  • 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 Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Education from Johnson University
  • Teaching since 2013
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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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Kendra R.

44 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Quartet Performance Scholarship from University of Colorado
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1989
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Kendra R.

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Having taught and performed for over 30 years, I have had the pleasure of working with students of all levels and ages. For beginning students, you can expect to be playing and learning to read music within your first month of taking lessons. I am happy to say that my intermediate and advanced students have met goals of preparing for auditions with success, performance events, and simply studying new technique and repertoire for their own pleasure. I look forward to meeting and sharing your musical endeavors!

About Kendra

Hello and thanks for visiting my webpage on Take Lessons. My name is Kendra, and I have been performing and teaching professionally for over 30 years. I received my performance training at Colorado University in Boulder and Brandon University in Manitoba, Canada. My career as a teacher, recording

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Aidan
Kendra was so helpful and encouraging to our son during his first lesson, while also remaining firm in the techniques she was asking him to practice! She asked throughout the lesson if he had questions or if she needed to clarify anything, which we appreciate because he doesn't always admit if he doesn't understand.
Kay H.
I wrote a review when my daughter was a beginner, as she started to learn viola at her middle school. 4 years later, after 1 all-state, 2 district honors, and 1 London performances - all thanks to Kendra - my daughter continues to learn under Kendra's encouraging, precise instructions. Thank you Kendra!!!!
Angelique M.
I studied viola from 4th grade through college and have had many different teachers. I took a very long break from studying because it was getting to be too much like work and no fun.
Returning as an adult student was a tough decision for me, but Kendra has made it fun again! We've worked through some of my old bad habits that none of my previous teachers addressed and I can play without left hand pain for the first time in my life. It's amazing!

Kendra is patient and encouraging and has really helped me rediscover my joy and love of playing the viola. I can't recommend her enough!
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Stephanie R.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2015
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Stephanie R.

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I am a recent college graduate and I have played violin my entire life in orchestras, most recently in a university orchestra. I have a degree in performing arts, concentration violin, and have experience teaching students of all ages. I can teach you violin from the ground up in a straightforward, easy to understand way!

About Stephanie

I would love to teach you the basics of violin and introduce you to the lifelong friend that is music!

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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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"Merav was a great teacher. She helped me focus on my tone and style of the songs I chose. She was very patient and kind. I looked forward to each class."
Bianca
Took Singing lessons from Merav E.
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"Dan is a great teacher who pay attention to details and take lot of efforts to make proper different arrangements for my two boys who are at different levels of skills. As my son Jonathan mentioned, Dan makes piano lesson lots of fun!"
Jonathan
Took Piano lessons from Dan H.
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"My daughter had a wonderful experience and is looking forward to continuing!"
Nora
Took Singing lessons from Rebecca G.
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"Excellent instruction and guidance on how to control the vocals. Easy to understand and clear points to work on in my free time. Highly recommended!"
Walter
Took Singing lessons from Dan G.
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"Anna Cho has taught our son for the last three years. Under her guidance, he has become a beautiful, confident, and disciplined cellist. Her direct, rigorous approach challenges her students to rise to their very best. This commitment to excellent translates from music into everything else in life. All of this is done with extraordinary dedication to the individual student. Through Anna, he has also had the chance to participate in special instruction with an acclaimed visiting cellist. She has provided opportunities to open our hearts through regular student performances at a nursing home. Our entire family is inspired and proud to attend Anna's performances with the San Diego Symphony. Anna has been a steady and critical element in our child's life. Her positive impact is immeasurable."
Nicole
Took Cello lessons from Anna C.
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As a student/client of over 15 years, I have experienced the instructor to always be exceptional. He listens to his clients/students and works to ensure that their needs are being met and that they are satisfied with the services they receive.
Distance isn't a barrier and never has been one! Kenneth has been able to accommodate my recording and instructional needs while I've traveled all over the country! Having a dependable instructor/service provider has been the key to our long standing business relationship and I would recommend Kenneth to anyone needing the awesome services his company provides."
A'Jay
Took Music Recording lessons from Kenneth R.
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"Mark is very patient and funny! My son and dad both enjoyed ukulele class. They are looking forward to continuing their weekly lessons. Thank you so much Mark! :)"
Joshua
Took Ukulele lessons from Mark B.
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"My girl was playing at the Philharmonia orchestra at WYSO, she really enjoyed the virtual orchestra sessions with other talented musicians, Clayton is the most wonderful coach I have ever met. He offers each kid a solo chance at his class which offers an opportunity to motivate each kid and give them the opportunity to practice. After they play not only does he give tips on how they can play it better he also allows other students to also give feedback. He encourages my girl to do her best and also congratulates her when she's done and helps her to perform better."
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Took Violin lessons from Clayton T.
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"great start! excited for our next lesson."
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Took Trombone lessons from Jordan M.
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