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Music Lessons in Toledo, OH

Did you know that famed jazz musician Arthur Tatum, singer Crystal Bowersox and R&B artist Lyfe Jennings came from a little town called Toledo, Ohio. Though known for its manufacturing industry, the fourth most populous city in Ohio has also produced a number of talented musicians over the years. However, we believe that Glass City still has more plenty of music talent to offer. Believe it or not, with the right attitude, hard work, skill and practice you could be one of Toledo’s next big musicians.

However, before you start a career in music, we suggest that you first take th
e time to brush up on your skills. Of course one great way to do so is by enrolling yourself in our Toledo music lessons with one of our certified TakeLessons music teachers? Our music classes allow you to learn how to play the guitar, bass, drums, violin and the piano as well as many other instruments. In addition, we also offer dance and singing lessons. Furthermore, our Toledo music lessons feature advanced courses on music theory, performance, songwriting and even music recording. This way, we know that you’ll have the resources necessary to develop a solid background in music that’ll help you kick-start your career. And with the help of our passionate and friendly instructors, you’ll be a budding artist in no time.

So if you want to learn how to play in one of our Toledo music lessons, give TakeLessons a call at 877-231-8505. Our student counselors will be happy to assist you in booking your first music lesson. We even offer a 100% money back guarantee so if you don’t like your first experience with us we’ll gladly refund the amount you paid. So let the TakeLessons team bring out the talented musician in you, sign up and join in on one of our music lessons today!
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Mitchel B.

Toledo, OH

About Mitchel

Hello Students and Parents, I have been playing several instruments since I was very young, and am excited to share my passion for music with you! I have recently graduated from the Michigan State University College of Music, currently teach music at several public schools, and play in local ensembles. I have been very fortunate to tour the United States as a drummer with multiple ensembles including The Pioneer Drum and Bugle Corps, the Michigan State University Percussion Studio, and the Plymouth Canton Educational Park Drumline. I love all genres of music. Sometimes I feel that I have no choice but to blast my favorite hip-hop or electronic tunes while on the go. Other days, I immerse myself in the exploration of technique and emotion while perfecting some of Beethoven's late ...

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Sarah B. November 20, 2014
Piano · In home
Verified Student
Mitchel has been doing a wonderful job teaching my 8-year-old daughter the beginning basics of piano.
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Bridget F. September 9, 2014
Drum · In home
Verified Student
Mitchell has been a wonderful drum teacher for my two boys. He's very knowledgeable and able to break down concepts well for children. He's responsible and timely with scheduling. He's been a delight to work with!
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Kelly P. May 17, 2014
Drum · In home
Verified Student
My son has really enjoyed his lessons with Mitch and he thinks Mitch is a great teacher. "He keeps it challenging and you learn different things each time" (building on past material). Mitch has also encouraged my son when he has thought out of the box, such as designing his own rhythms or drumming on various surfaces such as buckets. He meets my son where he is at and encourages him to grow from there.

As a parent, I have found Mitch to be extremely professional. He is prompt, or if on the rare occasion is running late, he calls to let us know. He is flexible with scheduling and very easy to work with. It has been a wonderful experience for us so far, and my son is really enjoying his lessons.
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Carrie A.

Monclova, OH

About Carrie

I've been teaching and performing professionally for over 10 years. I have my BA in music and business. I have had some amazing experiences along the way. I've worked with world renowned vocal coaches, sang at Carnegie Hall, and played on various cds to raise money/awareness for charity projects. I'm grateful for all of this, but I love working with students on their music most of all. It delights me to see a student have an "aha" moment where they realize that they have what it takes to be great. I'd love to work with you, but if I don't I hope you reach your goals and have fun doing it ! ~ Carrie Jo ~ *** Lesson Details *** I'm a laid back teacher but you will definitely learn a lot. I just believe if it starts to not be fun, what's the point? Music isn't just about ...

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Mary S. June 27, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Carrie has done an amazing job with my 5 year old. I recommend her talent, knowledge, and patients.
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Kelly L. June 16, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Carrie is a wonderful instructor with my teenage daughter. She has the right teaching skills to push her when needed and has her always reaching for more. Her variety of instructing skills is what makes her great. She makes the lessons fun, beneficial and full of challenges. I would recommend her to everyone. My daughter has been going to her for almost 1 full year now and the difference is amazing. Besides her singing her confidence with stage and performing has exceeded my expectations. Thank you Carrie!!!
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JenniferM March 6, 2014
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My daughter absolutely loves Carri Jo. She has always worked with us when we have had to miss a lesson due to illness, etc.
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James R.

Toledo, OH

About James

Having grown up with music (my Dad was a drummer in the Navy and in several local dance bands), it’s difficult to believe I have been able to make a living doing something I have enjoyed all my life. Starting, obviously on the drums, I was involved at an early age in a marching drum and baton corp that played in numerous parades throughout the summer months. I played tenor drum and ended up playing glockenspiel, learning the two songs “Five Foot Two” and “Ain’t She Sweet.” Shortly after that I began learning to play the organ. I started out at a local music store learning things like “Alley Cat” and “Whispering,” and after a few years moving on to lessons from a local Church Organist and my career blossomed from there. In high school I was involved in several vocal and ...

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kris K. December 7, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
My child looks forward to her singing lessons. James has instilled confidence in my child's ability to sing. He is a patient and caring instructor.
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Nicholas L.

Perrysburg, OH

About Nicholas

Hello eager students! My name is Nick and I have been recording and performing in the Toledo area for 12 years. In that time I have put out five studio records including: Strydir Lee, Careless and Free, Acoustics Volume 1, Electric Money Burns, and Phony Cosmic Clues. I have played on a number of local stages here in Toledo and gained a large following on stages in Chicago, Cincinnati and Detroit. I was even lucky enough to perform live on the Mitch Albom radio show! Over the years students and friends have come to me to learn how to play guitar or bass and how to write their own music. So not only will I give you professional lessons but I'll also allow you to record in my studio with me so you can create your own masterpiece! What I can teach is an understanding of music that ...

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PhilS June 22, 2011
great helper for a newbie

Nick has made the learning environment very relaxed and casual. He is very encouraging and positive about my progress. I enjoy my time there and his teaching of songs I want to learn.
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MelissaE April 10, 2011
Nicholas has been a fantastic teacher and I am constantly learning new things in every lesson. He is very patient and is willing to go over things several times to help me completely understand what I'm doing. He is a great instructor with a ton of knowledge.
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JackieR March 26, 2011
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Andrew likes his instructor alot and looks forward to his lessons.
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Sam M.

Toledo, OH

About Sam

I have a Bachelors Degree from The University of Toledo in Music Education and am 6 credits shy of a Masters Degree from Bowling Green State University in Music Performance. I have been involved in opera, musical theater, large choral works and church music. I've always pushed myself to be proficient in multiple styles of music to accommodate different opportunities I've been presented with.

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