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Paul W.

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

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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.

80 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Vivian Menees Nelson Music Award winner from Vivian Menees Nelson Foundation
  • BA-Performance from Univ of MO-KC, Winona State Univ
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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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Marisa I.

12 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Steven E.

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

11 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Regional Emmy Award from Emmy Foundation
  • BM Composition and Piano from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alex B.

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Have an audition coming up? Just want to improve your voice? Whether you've been singing your whole life or want to hone your skills, I'm here to help with those goals. 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. As a voice teacher, my focus is on expressivity and healthy technique while making sure that you're always telling a story. I cover classical, pop, and jazz styles as well. Contact me to set something up!

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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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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"Jordan is highly skilled and she adapted her techniques to my beginning level. The lesson was informative and fun, and she helped me to re-build a foundation from my childhood ballet lessons. It was a wonderful experience and I’m looking forward to learning more from Jordan and progressing."
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"I had a great time dancing with Jordan! She is sweet and attentive. I have already booked more lessons with her!"
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"Karmyn is great. She really tries to focus on my issues and guides me through my voice exercises. She is patient and kind too, which is perfect for an instructor."
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Took Speaking Voice lessons from Karmyn T.
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"Working with Dennis has been incredibly beneficial to my growth as an actor. His ability to dissect a scene, work through the nuances of the character, and the sub-text and communicate this on camera with techniques that set you above the amateur actor, has helped me tremendously and opened up not only opportunities but my confidence as well. Dennis approaches the actor as a whole and understands there are parts to this whole and each part—the body, the speech, the mind—is just as important as the next. I wouldn't be the actor I am today if it weren't for Dennis."
Christine
Took Film and TV Acting lessons from Dennis J.
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"I absolutely loved Kelsey's teaching. I was initially nervous as it was my first class but she made me feel really comfortable. She makes the class so much fun by mentioning what went well and what can be improved. Looking forward to my next class with Kelsey."
Gaana
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Kelsey is an amazing teacher. I am a beginner at acting, but she has really made me grow and learn lots of new things. I have improved so much and my confidence has grown. Kelsey knows how to push me while being fun.
Kelsey knows what she is talking about. I would recommend her to anyone."
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Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Ms. Kelsey was great and my daughter is looking forward to her future lessons."
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Took Film Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Emily is wonderful! She is so kind, and so talented. She is a great inspiration to learn from, and she explains things so well. She really knows what she is talking about, and she makes you feel confident, and determined. I highly recommend her to anyone and everyone, from any level!"
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