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Ben H.

24 Reviews
North Richland Hills, TX
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Best of teachers in 2015 from Thumbtack
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
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Ben H.

24 Reviews
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Have been playing the mandolin for over 10 years.

About Ben

Hello, my name is Ben and GUITAR IS MY BUSINESS...AND MY BUSINESS IS GOOD so please consider me. I've been playing guitar for over 18 years and have been in playing bands for 12 years. Recently after the band broke up, I decided to further my education and went to Musicians Institute in Hollywood C

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Britta S.
Pretty much let my kids run the show which meant not a lot got accomplished. He's nice the kids liked him though.
Johnathan P.
Ben was super understanding of my busy schedule. He jumped right in and worked well with my 15 year old son.
Suva P.
Ben is my kids’ first instructor. They have come along a long way just in 5 classes. I feel like my kiddos are in good hands. I would recommend Mr. Ben to anyone who is looking for music instructor.
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Ray M.

31 Reviews
Arlington, TX
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Ray M.

31 Reviews
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Beginner to intermediate.
Mandolin is mostly known for bluegrass, but in the last few years it's become quite prominent in country, as well as other genres. It's a very fun instrument, once one gets used to the size.
Mandolin lessons mostly entail building a chord
vocabulary, and maybe learning a basic scale or two. After that students are ready to learn tons of songs.

About Ray

Born in Arlington, Texas, I began playing guitar and bass guitar in high school. After studying for several years under Joey Faust, I studied Jazz, Classical Guitar, and Music Theory at TCC in Fort Worth. I began teaching in my free time to friends and family in 2003; by 2008 I was teaching full ti

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Jana
Ray is a great patient teacher. I highly recommend him!
Dan B.
Ray is very patient. Whenever I was having a problem, he would encourage me to take my time and relax. He was always quick to tell me that "it's OK"
Joseph M.
Ray is easy going...like me. He really took time to understand where I was, and where I wanted to go.

Anthony H.

5 Reviews
Plano, TX
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2014
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Anthony H.

5 Reviews
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Most view mandolin as an instrument used exclusively for country and classical music. I disagree. I am a blues and jazz mandolinist with years of onstage professional experience and a library of knowledge on contemporary styles and theory. My approach to mandolin starts with basic theory and ear training. I find this helps students understand structure and form more easily. From there we learn what you want anf the lessons are structured around your needs and goals. Whether you want to play an Irish jig or rock out like Hendrix I have something for one and all.

About Anthony

I am a professional vocalist, instrumentalist ( guitar, mandolin, piano, bass, ukulele), actor, writer and string theorist with a degree in Theatre from Oklahoma State University. I sing, act and play instruments for professional theatres in the Dallas area and have music directed community and c

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Shelby
So far we are very happy with Anthony. My children were nervous at first but soon after we leave they are immediately looking forward to the next lesson. His style of teaching and techniques are great!
Kasie Condren
i need this to be around anchorage ak or seattle
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Sebastian W.
Anthony is patient and kind and taught my 4 year old quite a bit during his first session.

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Patrick M.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor's of Music in Jazz Performance from Towson University
  • Teaching since 2008
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Patrick M.

18 Reviews
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Hi everyone! I am an experienced teacher & performer of 15 years. I love working with all ages and skill levels! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be learning tunes in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of technique, music theory, and ear training. I'm stoked to meet you! I'm excited to help you on your musical journey!

Education/Accolades:
Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance from Towson University 2011
International Bluegrass Music Association's Fiddle Player of the Year 2017
Strathmore Performing Arts Center Artist in Residence 2016-17
International Bluegrass Music Association's Momentum Award Instrumentalist of the Year 2015

Teaching Experience:
Waldorf School of Baltimore
Odyssey School, Baltimore
Mike's Music, Ellicott City
Augusta Heritage Bluegrass Week, Davis & Elkins College
Common Ground on the Hill, McDaniel College
Fiddlestar Academy

About Patrick

Patrick M. is available for online lessons worldwide! Patrick has been playing violin and mandolin for over 25 years and has taught music since 2008. The International Bluegrass Music Association named Patrick "Fiddle Player of the Year" for 2017, one of the music industry’s highest honors. He teac

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Fritz
My son had his very first Violin lesson with Patrick and was super excited. Patrick conveyed the information for the lesson very well and my son is even more excited about his future lessons.
Trica E.
Evan T.
Evan is loving his lessons with Patrick. He has improved so much in such a short time and is having fun!
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Mel P.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded EMMY award from The National Academy of Television Arts
  • Teaching since 1968
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Mel P.

15 Reviews
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.I can show you how to read notes, tabs and charts, play by ear and play like a pro.

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructo

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Matthew
Very patient and calm.
Very talented teacher.
Matt
Explains everything in detail , moves in a progress in which I retain the knowledge very Easy.
I highly recommend Mel.
Very calm , collect and patient.
Alyza
best ever

Caleb E.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Caleb E.

30 Reviews
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I am a 15 year mandolin player and teacher and studied under 2 time Grammy Winner, Curtis Burch and Grammy Winner, Bobby Osborne. I have also taken formal and informal lessons from Mike Marshall (David Grisman Quintet, Chris Thile, Stephan Grappelli, Mark O'Connor) and Ross Holmes (Cadillac Sky, Mumford and Sons, Bruce Hornsby, Warren Haynes).I have preformed all over the country and overseas. Mandolin is my passion and one of my favorite things to teach. I am fluent in bluegrass, blues, country, jazz, and celtic music.

About Caleb

Caleb E. has been teaching music since 2005 and is available to teach at your home or his studio. Caleb has helped students from age 8 to 65 and believes that there is no age limit on learning and trying something new or even getting better. Caleb is a two year student of the Kentucky School of Blu

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Steve
Caleb has a wide music aptitude. He teaches several instruments. He is very patient working with novices like myself.
Robert G.
Very helpful.
Travis K.
Caleb has taught me so much in only five lessons! I now can play 4 songs that I love, and I'm getting a great refresher course on music theory. He's super patient and sets very realistic expectations. I really like that he cared to ask me what songs I liked and would like to learn instead of starting with generic songs like 'twinkle twinkle' because it gave me more motivation to practice and learn. I can't wait to learn more!

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Average Cost of Mandolin Lessons in Dallas, TX

The average cost of 60-minute mandolin lessons in Dallas is $63. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $106 per hour.
30 min
$37 average
45 min
$49 average
60 min
$63 average

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"John has been teaching me chords, which are very difficult on the mandolin. He's an excellent teacher."
- Bob
Took Mandolin lessons from John B.
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"This was my first lesson with Grant and the lesson was very personal,informative and educational.
Looking forward to the next lesson with him."
- Jim
Took Mandolin lessons from Grant H.
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"Great introduction- excited for more!"
- Alana
Took Mandolin lessons from Andrew H.
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"I really enjoy working with Caleb. I am currently learning bluegrass mandolin and have made a great deal of progress with his guidance. As a piano player, it was important for me to find a strong musician who could help me translate between the to. He works to make sure we are working on things of interest.....if you got the drive, he can help you find your voice on the instrument."
- Chris
Took Mandolin lessons from Caleb E.
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"My first lesson with Concetta was great. I received a lot of good feedback and things to work on for this first week. Really looking forward to lesson 2 next week!"
- Jim
Took Mandolin lessons from Concetta A.
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"Concetta is a great instructor - she has been willing to work with me to create a lesson plan that works for my schedule and my learning style. I would absolutely recommend Concetta for anyone looking to learn a musical instrument."
- John
Took Mandolin lessons from Concetta A.
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"Grant is incredibly thoughtful and talented musician. I'm looking forward to continuing to explore the tradition of bluegrass music!"
- David
Took Mandolin lessons from Grant H.
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"I had a lot of fun and am learning a lot."
- David
Took Mandolin lessons from Speedy B.
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"Kelvin is an accomplished and effective teacher who makes online lessons both enjoyable and stimulating. He quickly spots bad tendencies so that they can be corrected early in the process and thus prevent future problems. Kelvin is personable, professional and knows what he's talking about. I look forward to each lesson to see what the next challenge will be and to get to spend time with Kelvin."
- Jack
Took Mandolin lessons from Kelvin L.
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"Outstanding, quite talented instructor with very broad experience"
- Yasser
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