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Jeanmarie J.

3 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $59
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Music from Stony Brook University
  • Teaching since 1998
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Jeanmarie J.

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Experienced professional cellist with degrees in music and music education strives to bring a solid foundation combined with the joy of music.

About Jeanmarie

My passion is music and my greatest joy is sharing that passion. My teaching style is adapted to each student, customized lesson plans and curriculum designed to teach and challenge but also ensure the student is enjoying the experience by basing lessons on music in which the student is interested o

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Edward A.
Very good instructor. She has the right temprament for me being an older student.
Tracey L.
She was very thorough..plus her style of teaching will definitely benefit me in the long run!!
Debbie N.
Jeanmarie helped me to learn the proper way to hold the cello and the bow. She watched carefully to be sure I maintained that throughout the lesson. I am pleased that she is going to be sure I learn to play the cello well to prevent injuries. She also gave me some very basic bowing and finger exercises to practice this first week so I begin to build correct muscle memory before I go on to working with sheet music.
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Gfire

83 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, French
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gfire

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I teach finger picking and accompaniment skills for folk singers.

About Gfire

Gfire has been teaching and performing music full-time for over 25 years. Based in Austin, Texas, the "Live Music Capital of the World," she offers voice, piano, songwriting, yoga, folk guitar, and DJ'ing lessons to students from 5-105 and she specializes in sculpting her lessons to the strengths a

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Sharon M.
Singing lessons with Gfire have been exceptional. Gfire is patient and listens well to understand my vision and expectations. It is a plus ➕ that she is quick to respond with kindness. She explained how we will meet my goals and prepare for an October recital.
Richard
Gfire is seriously one of the best piano teachers that I have ever took lessons with! She's definitely one of a kind, and makes sure you stay on track so you'll meet your goals. I would definitely hire her again!
Danny K.
So great in so many ways. Smart, supportive, flexible, understanding, professional, real smart ( did I mention smart)
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Alex B.

16 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Arabic, French, English
  • Awarded David Sides "Playground Piano" International Competition 2st Position from David Sides
  • Computer Engineering from Florida State University
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Alex B.

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Experienced Ableton Live teacher of 10 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of music production skills. I specialize in Electronic Dance Music, typically use popular music to reverse engineer how chord progressions and melodies are created while showing you how you can create sounds from scratch and perform your music live.

You will have the following tools available to use during lessons:

- 25 Project Files of Music in all genres ready to use
- Access to 100GB of Loops and Sample Packs made by me
- 100 Instrument Racks and Effect Racks Presets made by me
- Mixing and Mastering for your first 3 projects that I will do for free.

About Alex

Alex Boulos built his talent on his home piano listening to his father's compositions. He won an international competition of piano played by ear from David Sides Playground Sessions when he was 13 years old as well as many other talent shows and contests.  Alex started giving piano improvisatio

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Lindy
Alex is an awesome teacher, very knowledgeable and focused on details. He goes at the perfect pace so I don't feel overwhelmed. I've browsed YouTube for Ableton lessons, and it feels chaotic to learn this way. Ableton can be intimidating, but Alex organizes the information and presents the information is a digestible way. Our lessons cover the perfect amount of information.
Bryan M.
He is very helpful
Lexi (.
After first lesson, Alex promises to be a great instructor. He was able to assess my skill level quickly to focus on where I should begin learning, improving and growing.
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Rob R.

9 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Advanced
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Rob R.

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I work with beginning, intermediate, and advanced bass players, helping them to understand how music works, how to get the sounds they want from the bass guitar, and how all of it relates to music they like.

About Rob

I'm a professional bass player in Austin Texas, the Live Music Capital of the World. At one time or another I've played just about every style of music, and I have more than a decade of teaching experience. I love 'opening doors' for students, helping them understand how music works and how they can

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Jim F.
Rob will meet you where you are and guide you to where you are trying to go. He is extremely knowledgeable, accommodating, and encouraging.
I play left-handed, and he is the first teacher to not hassle or try to sway me to be anything but me.

He has been playing 40+ years, and proven his commitment through study which culminated in graduating from the Bass Institute in Los Angeles. He brings a level of both scholastic and practical knowledge which is well worth the price of admission.

Rob is going to provide a level of knowledge and personalized coursework that is absolutely not going to be had elsewhere. Due to my location, we conduct the lessons online. I will say it has not been a hinderance. I started lessons with tempered expectations, but Rob has continually gone above and beyond.

Anybody looking to deep-dive into the culture, craft, and practice of playing bass would be extremely well served to seek out Rob.
Sulley S.
Great teacher! We went over the different chords and he picked out a song I liked to go over together and made me some sheet music with the fret positions labeled for each note. He was patient and gave me room to fix my own mistakes.
Iavor
I'm enjoying my bass lessons with Rob. He explains every concept thoroughly and always checks in with me to make sure I understand what he's teaching. He responds quickly to any questions I have in between lessons. I also appreciate the notes he provides after every lesson as it gives me something to practice and helps me review what I learned.
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Leanna L.

25 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Cantonese, German, Mandarin, English
  • Bachelor of Music from Colburn School of Music, Los Angeles CA
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Leanna L.

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Students of all ages and levels welcome! Teaching experience of 12 years from all corners of the world!

About Leanna

Ms. L. studied with Margaret Hair in Australia and has made several appearances performing in the United States, Canada, Germany, Asia and Russia. Previously, Leanna attained a Bachelor of Music at The Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California, where she studied with John Perry

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Ethan
Leanna is incredible. She's kind and patient and extremely easy to work with, which is rare for someone with such deep experience in a field. One thing that continued to stand out and amaze me is her unbelievable ear. Even in remote sessions via zoom, she could tell immediately if one note in a chord or progression was off, and helped me fix it. I've heard the same from other students of hers.

If you're a serious student, considering music as a career, or in any competitive sense, Leanna is an irreplaceable ally with the skill to push you further than you may have thought possible. Absolutely recommend.
Zachary
As a beginner, taking lessons with Leanna has offered a structured approach to learning the fundamentals of piano, along with developing good technique, which has made the process less daunting. After only a couple of lessons, I feel more confident not only in my playing, but also in understanding elements of music theory (like reading sheet music) that I expected to be more difficult to grasp.
Sonya T.
Excellent goal-oriented teacher! Leanna is able to provide effective feedback and instruction to an advanced student like myself. I was impressed with the detailed coaching provided in the online environment.
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Joshua A.

34 Reviews
Austin, TX
Starting at $27
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Philosophy with a Music Minor from Texas State University
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Joshua A.

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I was raised in the Suzuki method, trained in it, and I believe in it. It is the most effective school of education for new musicians who want to learn reliably. I've been teaching it 9 years.

I can talk to you for days about the method, but I will sum it up as quickly as i can.

1: Immersion
2: Daily Practice
3: Listening
4: Strong relationship between student, teacher and parent.

If the student listens everyday, practices everyday, practices what i tell them, and is made to love the music, you will learn. I've taught hundreds of students this way and when all the conditions are met, all my students have had success.

About Joshua

Joshua has been a musician for over seventeen years and has been teaching for nine. He is an award winning composer, critical thinker, and an straight-forward teacher. Joshua has a high standards for his students and himself. Joshua has studied Suzuki method under Dr. Paula Bird for four years and h

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Robert B.
Very professional and patient . Highly recommend
Cathy G.
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"Beyond expectations

From our first phone call, Gina became invested in my dance journey. From modern dance, to ballet and contemporary, Gina has guided me into a new world of performance and dance. Outside of our scheduled lessons, we are loosely collaborating on a creative project - something I thought was years away until I met Gina. She taught me tactical dance fundamentals while also helping me navigate the dance and theater scene in NYC. (with which she is very connected) The best thing for me was her flexibility with the learning process. She encourages everyone to make their own journey, never forcing too much structure but always being reliable. I look forward to continuing this journey. Thank you!"
Monica
Took Dance lessons from Gina B.
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"David is very engaging, laid-back, friendly, and straight on point. I like our first class a lot and looking forward to the next one."
Mingrui Li
Took Voice Acting lessons from David T.
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"I love working with Tim! He consistently guides me to do my best possible work, and I always walk away feeling confident that I crushed the audition, whatever it is. And booking several jobs after getting coached by him certainly doesn't hurt!"
Lauren
Took Acting lessons from Tim T.
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"James Walsh has helped me in more ways than can I could even imagine in the past 6 months I have trained with him. His challenges and ideas lit a creative spark in my mind, helping me express myself through playing the role of a character nicely (absolutely loving the accent practice i am being taught in). He has also provided a very therapeutic healing for my mental health, helping me to be more spontaneous and witty, instead of the wooden and mechanical person I once was.

James has a ridiculous amount of connections, resources and ideas at his hands, and gladly offers him to me to help me in my Method Acting. For those looking for a career in Acting, Comedy, or Film, James is definitely your man for opening several doors.

Throughout the months, he has been very supportive and encouraging, oftentimes doing welfare checkups on me throughout the week and showing me new ideas and techniques in film, acting and spontaneity. He demonstrates patience with learning curves, and gives good assignments to work on through the week for the next time you meet up. He also is understanding if you cannot make an appointment.

In terms of the actual classes, they are phenomenal. Many classes, when deliberately practicing, feel more like an actual In-the-moment conversation rather than a mechanical " Do this than that" layout. He gives a lot of good and fair feedback for improvement at the end of the class, and following the advice never failed to be right. Be prepared for time to fly, though, as 45 minutes will feel like 10, especially if you are REALLY in character and going back and forth with him on random topics, which almost make you feel like you have a hidden persona lol.

All in all, James is very experienced and skilled in teaching students of all walks of life, from aspiring actors/actresses to would be filmmakers to people simply looking to learn life skills that are invaluable to life, career, relationships and even mental health! There is something for all in this coach's teachings, provided you are wiling to put in the work. Phenomenal teacher and an all around great person!"
Nicholas
Took Method Acting lessons from James W.
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"Jordan is fantastic! Very professional and upbeat! My daughter loves her lessons and has learned a lot of helpful tips!"
Madison
Took Jazz Dancing lessons from Jordan W.
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"I really look forward to each class with Sara. Best instructor ever!!!"
Jana
Took Ballet lessons from Sara P.
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"Mr. T. helped me find my voice beyond the page. The way he broke down the script writing process was impeccable. I highly recommend him as a teacher. I’ll be back."
Joanna Robertson
Took Screenwriting lessons from LaMarcus T.
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"Great teacher who instantly connects with children. My children enjoyed it. They are looking forward to the rest of the lessons and improve."
Zakiyah
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Cyndi E.
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"Patient, kind, encouraging, made me feel at ease and not embarrassed about my terrible dancing."
Grace
Took Dance lessons from Ferlyn F.
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"This is a very useful class. I've learned a lot about making self tapes that I didn't know before - from technical considerations to acting skills. The class is friendly, supportive, and useful."
Liz
Took Acting lessons from Tim T.
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