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Marisa I.

12 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Doctor of Music Arts in Violin Performance from University of Colorado Boulder, College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Marisa I.

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I am an experienced violinist of 24 years, and have performed nationally and internationally in locations such as Carnegie Hall, Europe, and Asia. I am a passionate and experienced teacher, and have worked with students of all ages and levels. I can't wait to help you on your musical journey!

For all my students, I strive to cultivate independence of thought and creativity so that they can communicate their ideas to the highest musical and technical degree. My pedagogy promotes proper and relaxed positioning of the violin, strong rhythmic integrity, and active listening. My goal is for all students to develop their own musical voices, which in turn makes learning music and the violin fun and engaging!

All lessons will incorporate theory, technique and repertoire. Practice recordings specifically tailored to you will also be available to help practice be fun and engaging!

About Marisa

Dr. Marisa is an avid performer, educator, and entrepreneur based in Houston, TX. As a teacher, she is passionate about cultivating a love for music in her students. As a performer in the internationally renowned Carpe Diem String Quartet and co-founder of the arts non-profit Austin Camerata, she is

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Amanda
So nice, and made me feel comfortable working at my knowledge level 😌
Ingrid Anderson
I was lucky to take lessons with Marisa for two years during my undergraduate music degree at CU Boulder. Not only is Marisa a wonderful and knowledgeable violinist, she is a intuitive and warm teacher. Marisa took my musicality to the next level and helped me develop proper, tension-free technique. Marisa's advice helped me to practice more effectively on my own, and I always felt inspired after our lessons. I would highly recommend Marisa as a teacher for violinists of any level!
Kylie
Dr Marisa has been teaching me for three years now. She is very good at explaining the pieces, and giving a short history lesson about how it was developed. This helps me learn and memorize the piece faster for recitals and performances. Despite the setbacks of COVID-19, she has still continued being an excellent teacher for me.
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Hsiao-Lan W.

6 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Bachelor of Music from Taipei National University of the Arts
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Hsiao-Lan W.

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I include technique, note-reading, literature, and theory in each of my lessons. Students should have access to a piano or a weighted keyboard before signing up. If the student is the creative type, I encourage improvisation and composition as well.

About Hsiao-Lan

I have been playing the piano since age 3 and violin since age 8. Besides regularly performing, teaching has been one of the most important things in my life. For more than 20 years, I have taught piano, violin, composition, theory, and music technology to music lovers of all ages. My students have

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Jasmine S.
Hsiao-Lan is a truly great teacher. She embodies enthusiasm, positivity, discipline and most importantly patience. She has taught both of my young children piano, and even when the kids were down she brought them back up by the end of the lesson. We can't say enough great things about her!
Lan T.
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Carmen D.
Hsiao-Lan started teaching my 3 year old. She has incredible patience and shows the kids how much fun you can have while playing the piano. My daughter loved her and was always looking forward to her piano classes. I would highly recommend this teacher to anyone who is looking for their kids to have fun while they learn to play the piano. Unfortunately, we were not able to continue the classes but in a near future i would love for her to teach my daughter once again. Hsiao-Lan truly has a gift in teaching young children.
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Shannon S.

80 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Vivian Menees Nelson Music Award winner from Vivian Menees Nelson Foundation
  • Teaching since 1989
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Shannon S.

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Specializing in beginner to intermediate; youth to adult; road, light trail, triathlon. overall health and fitness.
Certifications: ISSA Personal Trainer, NDETA Group Trainer, CPR-Pro, 1st Aid, Emergency Oxygen.
Affiliations: USATriathlon, LCT, BAM, HRTC.
10 Years competitive triathlon/Duathlon/Running experience.

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical stri

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Very attentive to focus on areas that I need improvement and suggested exercises for me to practice.
Johnathan
Shannon has worked with me for years, as my nutrition/fitness/strength trainer and my private music instructor! I love her! She is so patient, kind and knowledgeable. She cares and only wants to help me be better at everything I do! And she is always there to help even between sessions. She's all in!
Kayla
Sharon takes time to listen to you and cares about you as a person as much as a student.
She has been knowledgeable on any instrument I have done lessons on (flute, clarinet, alto sax, cello, and violin).
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Steven E.

42 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Guitar performance from MI
  • Teaching since 2000
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Steven E.

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My lesson plans are designed to be musical and fun. I want my students to understand the language of the music by studying their favorite bands and understanding the theory behind it. I have a strategy for everyone starting from beginner, intermediate, to advanced. I remember picking up a guitar for the first time and what a struggle it was to play my favorite songs. There is a method for achieving these goals and it is different for everyone. The one thing that will allow you to succeed is having a desire to learn and a passion for music. If you have those two things then I can direct you to the right path to achieve your musical goals!

About Steven

Steve is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and record producer. He currently is a music director at his local church and holds a degree from one of the best contemporary music schools. At GIT he had an opportunity to study and play with some of the best musicians in the world. Stev

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Cheryl M.
Steven taught me exactly what I needed to get me on my way w/recording tracks on my keyboard. Eager for my next lesson!
KEVIN
It was our first lesson and went over a lot of material. I’m excited to learn from Steven, he seems very knowledgeable and easy to understand.
Avian G.
Great start with Steven. Can't wait for the next lesson!
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Tetsuya L.

7 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Japanese
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Master of Music in Trumpet Performance from Rice University Shepherd School of Music
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Tetsuya L.

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I am a very passionate musician and love to help people overcome musical obstacles with patient, intelligent and efficient learning. I value quality over quantity!

About Tetsuya

Hello! I'm currently Principal Trumpet of the Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet Orchestras and I'm originally from Brisbane, Australia. I recently completed my Master's Degree at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music where I studied with world renowned trumpet teachers, Barbara But

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Ruby
Testu was an excellent teacher. He was patient, kind, encouraging and very knowledgeable. He helped me to prepare for auditions, develop a practice routine and find more enjoyment in playing!
Mika
I have known Tetsuya for many years now having gone to high school with him. It was incredibly inspiring to watch him not only perform, but also teach my brother trumpet as well. He was an incredibly patient and kind teacher and helped my brother improve not only on his technical skills and passion for music, but also his confidence in his abilities to play the instrument. He is a kind-hearted, compassionate and patient person and this translates into his music and his teaching.
Tomo
Tetsuya is not only a talented musician, as many people already know, but he is also an incredibly kind and patient teacher. He taught my son not only about technique and musicianship but also the love and fun that can be had through music. He knew the level that my son was at and guided him through his learning and this allowed my son to continuously improve. My son was incredibly luckily to have Tetsuya as his first teacher.
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Robert C.

22 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Certificate of Completion from Musician's Institute
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Robert C.

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I can teach from beginner to advanced. Multi styles with emphasis on chord and rhythm playing, improvisation, music reading and musicianship. My stylistic specialties include Blues, Classic Rock, R & B, Country and Jazz. My goal is to teach my students the fundamentals of the instrument as it relates to music, how to play the music they hear in their heads and to be the best they can be.

About Robert

Robert began playing guitar in Houston, Texas at the age of 12. It was not long before he began playing in bands and played his first professional gig at age 17. Robert performed in and around the Houston area for five years before deciding to study music on the college level. He attended the Uni

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Harrison
Robert is the best guitar teacher I have ever see or had. He is patient, knowledgeable, and most importantly my progress was unmatched with Rob. Learn from Rob and surprise yourself with what he helps to unearth within you.
Israel I.
Great job! My son is so excited about learning how to play the piano. We are Looking forward to more lessons with him !
Twyla J.
Robert is very nice and polite. I think the lesson was sufficient for the first lesson. He gave me homework to work on the D, G, and C chords. We went over the right hand numbering PIMA. I need to determine what my goals are in playing the guitar.

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"She was amazing. Answered all my questions and catered to my personal needs for my designing goals."
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"Dawn was very patient and friendly, which was much appreciated!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Dawn Z.
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"Lily is very knowledgeable and a great instructor. As a beginner, I appreciated the way she explained sewing terms and applications for the skills she was teaching. I also appreciated her well versed understanding of machines. She was able to model skills using a machine similar to the one I was working with and troubleshoot as needed. This was a great help to me. I highly recommend Lily!"
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Took Sewing lessons from Lily Q.
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"Barbara is absolutely lovely and a delight to work with. She is patient, persevering, and skilled. I am off and running on my project now and I know where to go if I run into any snags. Very happy I chose Barbara out of the bunch. 🙂"
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Took Crocheting lessons from Barbara A.
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"Danial's unparalleled ability to not only teach general principles but tailor each lesson to shift intuition/strategic thinking on an individual level really sets him on a level above the rest. Definitely the most helpful and patient teacher out there."
Colin
Took Chess lessons from Danial A.
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"Sonya was very helpful with getting started. I honestly didn't have a super solid plan of what to ask and only had a simple goal in mind, but she was able to work with that no problem. I'm very glad that I chose her as a teacher."
Jonathan
Took Sewing lessons from Sonya M.
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"Kelly did a great job showing me how to thread a sewing machine and load a bobbin, and get started on my first project. She has excellent cameras to show you close ups of her machine and to demonstrate what she is doing."
Nicole
Took Sewing lessons from Kelly N.
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"Brandy was very helpful and knowledgeable! Great working with her."
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Took Sewing lessons from Brandy G.
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"I really enjoyed how we spent so much time on the basics. Amy never rushed me along and answered all my questions. I loved my beginner lesson."
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"Dawn is an amazing sewing instructor. She taught my 8 year old daughter to sew her first quilt, which later won first prize at the Terryville Fair. Dawn is punctual, energetic, and patient. My daughter enjoyed every lesson and learned the fundamentals of sewing, cutting, and following patterns. Lessons were effective and fun."
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