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Paul W.

40 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
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Paul W.

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Extensive music theory application and rhythm concept.

About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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Ebru
We have been very happy with Paul, his motivating, positive teaching style. He has incredible communication skills and patience with students. He makes lessons fun and he understands student capabilities!
My daughter has got voice and piano lessons from him. He is amazing!
DeShawn S.
I really enjoyed my 1st meeting with Paul. He helped me to feel confident about learning to play the saxophone. I look forward to my next lesson.
Tori
Paul is so great! I'm an adult learning the alto saxophone with almost no prior music experience. He is patient with my many questions, very encouraging, highly skilled (as a musician and instructor), and fun to be around! The majority of our lessons are online and that is working well too.
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Shannon S.

79 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BA-Performance from Univ of MO-KC, Winona State Univ
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shannon S.

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All levels beginning through college / adult.

Affiliations:
American Association of University Professors
American Federation of Musicians
American Symphony Orchestra League
College Music Society
Houston Flute Club
International Double-Reed Society
International Clarinet Society
National Flute Association
North American Saxophone Alliance

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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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).
Sandra
Shannon has been my triathlon coach and conditioning trainer for 3 years and I couldn't be more pleased. My racing times continue to improve, as I continue to aim for longer races. I just completed my first Half Ironman (70.3 miles)! I have never been injured in her care. She really knows what she's doing.
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Kate S.

5 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kate S.

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Classical approach to singing all genres! Instruction is focused on building your technique of posture, breathing, resonance, vowel clarity, and tension-free singing. Along with technique we work on finding your own style, your true voice, understanding musicality, stage presence, and getting over performance freight (I have great tools to help out with this!) I want to make sure you feel confident singing in front of audiences and vocally healthy to do it for the long run.

About Kate

I want to see you succeed! You can take lessons from anyone, but unless that person has the same goals as you, your progress will slow. I want to make your goals my own! I have been a voice teacher for over a decade and my students have made significant vocal milestones, obtaining the goals that the

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Tonyamas M.
Kate has been a wonderful fit for my daughter. She took time to get to know her learning styles and what she responds to, and has really incorporated that into how she approaches my daughter's lessons. She is flexible, friendly, and encouraging. I highly recommend her as a voice instructor!
Tonyamas M.
Stefan
Ms. Smith is absolutely wonderful! She is patient and through with the lessons. I wish I had more time in my week to schedule with her. I highly recommend her for helping you build confidence with singing in front of others.
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Marisa I.

12 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, French
  • Doctor of Music Arts in Violin Performance from University of Colorado Boulder, College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
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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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Miriam Angela P.

6 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $35
  • Speaks
  • Master of Music from University of Miami
  • Awarded Richard Stevens Teacher of the Year from Greenville Univesity
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Miriam Angela P.

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Piano is the absolute best instrument to learn at an early age. My speciality is working with ages 5-12 as they learn about fingerings, notes, and even a bit of ear-training. Helping students learn to embrace music and even create their own sound is a gift.

About Miriam Angela

*** Studio Equipment *** The teacher's home studio lessons are taught in the music room with piano, guitar, full-length mirror. Seating is also available. *** Travel Equipment *** I provide any book or sheet music materials for myself. Students required to have instrument. *** Specialties *** Vo

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Anonymous
Would not recommend. Has some knowledge but a really bad character and will put you down as a person. If you aren’t a favorite, you’re ranked least important and more likely to be put down. A really bad experience and person.
JJ
Miriam is an excellent musician, mentor, and person! She knows her craft extremely well and knows how to coach someone by offering critical feedback and encouragement. Miriam is the kindest and most compassionate person that you will ever meet. Taking vocal lessons with Miriam will make you a better singer and a better person. Thanks, Miriam!
Ethan
Miriam is by far the best singing instructor that I have ever had. She works with you so well to make sure that you find some sort of growth in your singing ability every time you meet with her. Totally Incredible!!
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Alex B.

11 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex B.

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Whether you've never touched a note or have been playing/singing/writing for years, my focus is on your individual goals as a musician and making sure that I give you the proper tools to be the most well-rounded musician possible. I am a composer, pianist, and singer originally from Cleveland, Ohio with eight years of education experience ranging from young beginners to advanced and experienced musicians, covering many styles of music. Hope to have the chance to work with you!

About Alex

I am a professional composer, pianist, and singer originally from Cleveland, Ohio. I moved to Houston to study at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music this past fall (2019) and I am here pursuing my Master's Degree in Composition for the next few years. Before that, I completed a Bachelor's de

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Kiet C.
Was skeptical of virtual lessons, but Alex is making it work. He's been great with my son, quick to respond, answering all our emails, texts and kept my wife and I in the loop. Very pleased so far.
minh
Really patience and really great to work with ...
Natalie
I really enjoyed my experience taking voice lessons from Alex! I learned something new every lesson and was given the opportunity to sing some of my favorite songs along with some that were less familiar. Alex helped me with many audition pieces and made sure I was prepared and confident before going into every audition. He made every lesson fun and I would definitely recommend taking lessons from him!

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"Eric is an extraordinary teacher. My vocal abilities were about zero when I came to him. A few months later, I was singing at open mics. A year later, I was taking turns at singing lead with my band.

Eric is patient, thoughtful and dedicated. Whatever you bring to the table, he'll match you 110%. He knows when to push, when to criticize and when to inspire. I'd recommend Eric for anyone who wants to take their music to the next level."
Brian Seitz
Took Vocal Training lessons from Eric J.
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"Vivian is the absolute BEST. She is so full of patience, kindness, laughter, and talent! I could not have chosen a better instructor for my daughter. Vivian goes above and beyond all expectations, every time. I am consistently impressed with both of them. Her passion for teaching shines through every lesson! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!"
Sommer
Took Ukulele lessons from Vivian L.
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"Great teacher! Feel like I've learned a lot over the past few months of lessons."
Maria
Took Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"We LOOOOVE Mr. Robert! It's always a fun time, he is very patient, funny and truly an awesome teacher!"
Eszter
Took Piano lessons from Robert H.
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"David was our family's music teacher for the last 6 years. He taught my son piano, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, and music theory and composition. He also taught my daughter piano. He is an excellent teacher. He is very good at approaching music from the student's level and growing with them by bringing in new theory or music when the student is ready. He is in no way intimidating and is very good at instilling a love of music. He has a warm and gentle nature and can relate to very different personalities. The only reason he is not still teaching our family is that he moved. I highly recommend him."
Cathy D.
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from David L.
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"Rob is a great violin teacher. He is very competent and knows how to break the steps down to help our 6-year old learn this complex instrument. We are excited to see her learn and grow!"
Lindsey Eusterwiemann
Took Violin lessons from Rob F.
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"Love that my 11 year old can take the lessons from home. He is in a car a lot of the week, so being able to not loose time over sitting in traffic yet again, is really fantastic.
I don’t stay in the room for his classes, but what I notice with Ryan, is that my son is making steady progress and is taking up the banjo every day to practice, without me having to tell him too. That, to me, is an accomplishment on its own :)
Love these lessons, love Ryan who is friendly, relaxed and practical. Two thumbs up."
Max
Took Banjo lessons from Ryan B.
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"Greg is a very encouraging teacher. He is also the only teacher that I would like to have. Greg's teaching style is exactly what I needed. Please talk to him to see if he is right for you."
Derek
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Taylor is great at figuring out how I, personally, need to learn. I don't feel like she just has a blanket lesson plan for everyone."
Mandy
Took Piano lessons from Taylor A.
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"Darren is a very good teacher. Would recommend him to any bassist beginner or advanced."
Lee
Took Upright Bass lessons from Darren S.
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