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Chris C.

63 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music from Belmont University
  • Teaches Beginner
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Chris C.

63 Reviews
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Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself?

I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. My aim is to help every student achieve their personal goals on their instrument within the context of a relaxed and patient environment that promotes a love of music!

I achieve this by:

1) Individualizing lesson plans so that each student stays engaged and learns in the style that is best for them as learners.

2) Ensuring that students learn BOTH how to play their instrument as well as the theory behind what they are playing. This creates a more well-rounded musician that is capable of problem solving on their instrument and being able to play in a variety of settings.

I have been playing music for over 10 years and teaching private lessons since 2014. I ...

About Chris

Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instr

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Andrew
Chris is a superb guitar teacher. Calm, patient, and completely non-judgmental, he made me feel relaxed and confident from the start. He is extremely responsive and answers my emails almost instantaneously. In addition, after each lesson, he sends an email with a video of the lesson and a list of things for me to practice before my next session. Overall, I would highly recommend Chris and I intend to continue to work with him for a long time to come.
Amber Holland
So kind patient and funny!
Neena
Chris is awesome! My daughter started guitar lessons with him in the summer, she learned a lot and enjoyed the lessons so much that we continued lessons after the summer. Chris is patient and he has a great sense of humor that put students at ease. He communicates effectively, and sends a video of the lesson after each session. My daughter found the video tool to be helpful when she is practicing on her own. I highly recommend Chris for young, and older students who are novice or advance.
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Tom F.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Music from Dean College
  • Teaching since 1994
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Tom F.

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I can teach all levels and many styles. I make it easy for you to learn at your own pace so you can achieve your goals and have fun playing music.

About Tom

Tom Furdon is a musician, multi-instrumentalist and teacher currently residing in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Becoming obsessed with the guitar in his middle school years living in New England he quickly started playing in bands and looking for gigs. Anything musical that he could get his hands on

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Frank G.
Great first lesson.
Steve B.
First lesson was right on and to the point. Thanks Tom...
George S.
No doubt Thomas will help fill in some gaps. I think he's got plenty he can tech me. Looking forward 👍👍
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Ryan B.

85 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
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Ryan B.

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I've been teaching mandolin for 4 years helping students develop a love for the instrument and learn more about music along the way. Mandolin is an often underappreciated instrument which is fantastic for both melodic and rhythmic playing styles. Within the first few lessons you'll have a solid base of strumming, picking, chord changes and melodic playing, with a couple simple songs too. Moving on from there I will craft lessons to move you toward a "goal song," making sure to cater your progress to your needs while keeping a focus on good technique. I enjoy working with students of all ages and experiences and I can't wait to meet you!

About Ryan

Ryan is a musician from Logan Square who plays a plethora of different instruments. He specializes in guitar, banjo, mandolin and ukulele, but also dabbles in accordion, piano, drums, harmonica and several others. Learning to play instruments is one of the true pleasures in his life and he hopes he

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Tanima
Ryan was great. Prepared, patient and very helpful
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Antonio S.

4 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Learning Technologies, Music, Business Music and Entrepreneurship from UNT / University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 2014
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Antonio S.

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I teach:
TENOR BANJO - MANDOLIN - TENOR GUITAR - ACOUSTIC GUITAR
Please go to the instrument listing and it will explain about that particular Instrument.

Hello,
I first want to explain a little about the Mandolin (Italian Mandolino) means small Mandola
In Italy it is featured prominently in European Classical and Traditional music.
The mandolin is common used in Celtic, Irish, British, Brazilian and Bluegrass folk music.
It's suitable for classical, folk and popular music of all kinds.

It has 4 sets of double metal strings tuned in unison.

The A - Style Madolin teardrop shaped is commonly used amongst Folk/Celtic musicians
It's used primarily to play melody.
Irish Mandolin Tuning: G, D, A, E - Same as a Tenor Banjo and Violin.

The F - Style Mandolin is more common amongst Bluegrass musicians
It's used to play back up rhythm, mostly on the off beat & in playing solos during the break in a set where the musican plays melody.

I accommodate all students ...

About Antonio

Hello everyone! I have been working as a professional musician since I was 14, playing Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton, Old Time and Bluegrass tunes. I'm the first in Texas to place first in Tenor Banjo & Mandolin in Mid-west Fleadh to compete in Ireland. I started the band Reel Treble with 2 ot

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Alyssa
Antonio is such a kind and patient teacher. He was able
to get me started on the basics of the tenor banjo in our first lesson and even made me my own binder of music for me to practice at home. It’s hard to come by someone who actually knows the tenor banjo and I feel lucky to have found a great teacher! He really look the time to make sure I felt comfortable practicing for our next session. I am looking forward to continuing my studies with Antonio.
Cara Wildman
Antonio is a great musician whose warm and encouraging personality will keep you smiling and progressing on the road of your your musical journey. Be sure and book your lesson today!!
Gordon M.
Antonio is a marvelous and very talented musician and performer with experience far beyond his years. He is very friendly and helpful with a warm personality. He is expert tenor banjoist and very proficient in many other instruments as well.
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Dee F.

47 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
  • Teaching since 1983
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Dee F.

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I have taught mandolin lessons for over 10 years and played mandolin professionally in two bands for over 20 years. Note reading, chords.

About Dee

I have been a private studio teacher of piano, guitar, voice, violin for 29 years. I have taught band, orchestra, and choir in public schools for over 20 years, which enables me to teach many instruments and voice. I hold an ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE ENDORSEMENT, K-12, from University of Phoenix

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Dee is very kind. My daughter truly enjoyed her first lesson!
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Glenn S.

31 Reviews
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  • Awarded signed songwriter from BD4N Records
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's Degree; music composition from UCSB
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Glenn S.

31 Reviews
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Traditional and contemporary styles: scales, chords, theory and soloing techniques

About Glenn

Hi, I'm Glenn. Thank you for viewing my profile. I've been teaching students for over 20 years, playing all styles and levels of music, from day-one beginners to seasoned pros seeking to sharpen their playing skills. I teach both traditional notation and tablature, writing my own teaching method

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Jeffrey
Glenn is a great instructor. He is so patient and has a no-pressure style of learning that makes it fun. Highly recommend him......
Laura M.
I have had a great time learning to play the Ukelele with Gkenn. So fun. Looking forward to learning more
Laura M.
Highly recommend.

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Average Cost of Mandolin Lessons in Austin, TX

The average cost of 60-minute mandolin lessons in Austin is $57. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $100 per hour.
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"John is an amazing teacher and an extremely talented musician. He is very patient and a great motivator. I highly recommend him :)"
Kate
Took Mandolin lessons from John B.
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"I have been studying with Andrew for over a month now and I find mt his teaching technique is simply awesome. Andrew skillfully assessed my strengths and weaknesses and geared my lessons for n a way that showed benefits right from the start.
Oh ya, he’s a monster player too."
Chris
Took Mandolin lessons from Andrew H.
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"JT makes learning fun and is very knowledgeable in many areas of music!"
Lisa
Took Mandolin lessons from Jonathan T.
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"Great introduction- excited for more!"
Alana
Took Mandolin lessons from Andrew H.
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"Joe is the most knowledgable & relatable instructor I've ever had the experience of learning from."
Glorene
Took Mandolin lessons from Joe Danny O.
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Took Mandolin lessons from Ray M.
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"I've had 4 lessons so far with David and have learned so much about music theory and mandolin playing. He is an absolutely amazing teacher. I highly recommend him."
Dr. Bren
Took Mandolin lessons from David B.
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"Chris was friendly, patient, and took time to talk about my learning style! Great first lesson."
Margaret
Took Mandolin lessons from Chris C.
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"I can easily say that Andrew is the best music instructor I have yet to find. He is very accommodating to all skill levels and has helped me get a much better grasp on the intricacies of the mandolin."
Christopher
Took Mandolin lessons from Andrew H.
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"Extremely knowledgable, nice and overall great teacher. I'm extremely happy with my first mandolin lesson and can't wait to practice what Ryan taught me and return for my next lesson."
Brian
Took Mandolin lessons from Ryan B.
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