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Carl W.

54 Reviews
Fort Worth, TX
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
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Carl W.

54 Reviews
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Basic and advanced music theory

About Carl

As far back as I can remember I have always enjoyed performing music. I can remember during my elementary school years how I would play drums during church service. Some days I would sneak in my dad's closet to play his saxophone. I began learning how to play saxophone in middle school and by the t

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very good experience thank you
LaRon Archibald
So far so good... I think I'll learn a lot from my instructor. I've noticed how patient he is. For me that mean a lot. I'm looking forward to gaining skill to be able to play with with confidence.

Scott S.

6 Reviews
McKinney, TX
Starting at $27
  • B.A. In Jazz Guitar from Kennesaw State University
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Awarded Most improved Jazz Guitarist from Georgia Perimeter College
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Scott S.

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In my Musical Journey I have studied Music Theory on the collegiate level for 10 years. I have prepared some of my students for their college music studies and I also add Music Theory to every lesson I teach. I have also run several music theory workshops

About Scott

Scott S. I started playing guitar while in high school. Then, I furthered my studies in guitar at the Atlanta Institute of Music (2 Years) and Georgia Perimeter College (2 Years) where I studied Music Theory and Jazz. It was during these few years when I played in several rock, Bluegrass and Jazz

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Scott is a very patient teacher. He adapts his lessons based on the students understanding music theory and what student wants to achieve on a personal level. Personally, I was very shy and with little understanding of theory but was willing learn and apply Scott's teachings. What I didn't expect, is a life long friendship. I would highly recommend anyone who from a beginner to experienced player to Scott Sadler to expand their knowledge in music.
Georgia
I took weekly in-home lessons with Scott from (roughly) age 6 to age 13 and I could not recommend him more highly. Though I should be reviewing Scott as a teacher and musician, I feel that I should first mention Scott as a person; Learning from such a young age and through an incredibly formative time of my life, Scott became for me a sort of mentor as well as a teacher. He encouraged me to do what I cared about, allow myself to be creative, and get over the fear of making mistakes and owning my own work. Scott listens to what his students have to say, whether it’s feedback, goals, or concerns, guitar and life related alike. Easygoing, positive, and never judgmental, he creates a space where a student feels genuinely heard, and for me this was very important.

When it comes to lessons, it is impossible to miss how passionate Scott is for what he does; Scott is always full of ideas for each student and how they can use their strengths and interests, and he puts time and energy into personalizing each student’s lessons instead of simply going by the book. He does this because he is genuinely passionate about each of his students. For me, this meant turning to song-writing when I « just can’t do Taylor Swift » as I remember a 6-year-old me sighing one day, helping me learn to craft my own solos, or teaching me to write my own tabs for songs I couldn’t find yet online. Scott introduced me to blues and jazz at a young age and showed me so much about music I would never have otherwise found, and he always taught me the theory behind what we did so I understood what I was doing and could apply it on my own. I’ll never forget learning Georgia On My Mind, learning how to solo over it on my own (and do it well), and the pride of seeing what I was capable of after all that work; even 4 years later, I still know the song by heart.

In terms of capability, Scott is highly proficient and can handle just about anything you throw at him. Because he seriously knows what he is doing, he can improvise and tailor lessons to teach you what you want to learn. While I was learning, I always looked to Scott to play a piece I was struggling with to see how it could be improved, as he always played it beautifully. Listening to Scott play, I was always re-inspired or re-motivated to learn and to improve.

I’m sure I’ve been rambling for far too long at this point and I could honestly continue for a while, but I’ll spare you and simply leave it at this: I am endlessly grateful to Scott for what and how he taught and cannot recommend him more highly to anyone who wants to really learn how to play. No matter your age, experience, interests or other concerns, Scott can teach you, and teach you well.
Kimberly
Scott taught my son for 4 years before he married and moved away. Heart breaking for my son bc Scott encouraged my son creatively while teaching him fundamentals and theory. In the end Scott was teaching my son how to compose songs that my son had written. Scott is honest and great with kids.
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Andrew S.

10 Reviews
Keller, TX
Starting at $30
  • Speaks spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Awarded Chosen Arranger for the University of North Texas's 2010 Gomez residency Artist, Kurt Rosenwinkel from University of North Texas
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Andrew S.

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Private Music Theory Teacher
About Andrew

Education/Experience: Guitarist/ Singer/Composer/Arranger/Music Producer, Andy S., is an experienced, well-versed musician in many disciplines of music. He has a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz studies from the prestigious University of North Texas and Masters in Jazz Arranging/Composition from

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Sydney H.
Andrew has been a wonderful teacher. Funny and patient.
Mike
Excellent knowledge, presentation and communication. He taught at the right level for me. He's a great teacher.
Lily N.
My daughter has really enjoyed her first lesson . Andrew has been very flexible with our schedule to meet my daughter's need. She's going to have the final singing on next month. He will help her to get through. I highly recommend him as a great teacher.

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Karin H.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German, French, Italian, English, Hebrew
  • Bachelor of music in voice from The Juilliard School
  • Teaching since 1999
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Karin H.

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Experienced voice teacher of 20 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 technical skills. I specialize in classical technique, but I teach all styles, typically use variable musical selection sources, and also have the following tools available to use during lessons: piano.

About Karin

Karin H. is a recipient of the Baroch Grabov prize for exceptional emerging talent, scholarships from IVAI, as well as other numerous prizes and scholarships. Karin H has been teaching private lessons since 2002 and is currently available to teach lessons online. Karin H has helped students buil

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Patricia W.
This instructor is a true professional and knows how to communicate with the child to get results. Also, when she tells you not to eat anything heavy before lessons, believe her; definitely affects practice :D
Grant C.
Karin is a committed, no nonsense, excellent teacher/coach, with broad experience. You get your money's worth here, from a professional. I will be returning to Karin in the future for more lessons and training.
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Veronica B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Best Teacher of 2015 from Private company
  • Teaching since 1991
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
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Veronica B.

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Hello! I can teach you chords, modal counterpoint, intervals, harmonies, song structure and how to transpose music for the vocal ranges.

About Veronica

Hello, potential piano proteges'! **SALE**I am also offering a half-off sale on Skype online lessons now. You get a full one hour lesson for the same price as 30 minutes in-home lesson!... Being a piano protege as a child myself, I have been teaching piano, organ, and flute for over 25 years since,

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Natalie V.
Love Veronica. She’s very encouraging!! Absolutely loved my first lesson.
Amy R.
Veronica was patient while we figured out the logistics of distance learning and gave me homework to challenge me.
She is personable, and someone I would be friends with outside of the professional relationship we share.
Emaan B.
Veronica is such a sweetheart and my daughter had so much fun with her. She can't wait for her next class!

Scotty P.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1993
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Scotty P.

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I specialize in teaching music theory to people that want to play pop, rock, hip hop, country, and blues music. From Black Sabbath, to Taylor Swift, to Bone Thugs in Harmony, the same set of "rules" are being used. Understanding the classical "rules" allows you to recognize and adapt to the way rock and roll "breaks them," and why that is great.

About Scotty

I am an established performer having played in such bands as BigDamnCrazyWeight, Bring Back Dad and most recently, guitarist for Guadalupe Blue. I studied Music Theory at New Mexico State University with the amazing Dr. Don Hardisty and Composition with Dr. Warner Hutchison. I am passionate about m

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Ginny S.
Great Teacher

Scotty is a excellent teacher.
I've been learning bass from him and he is very knowledgeable in everything from the history of music, theory, techniques and much more.
Corey S.
overall good teacher

I've been taking lessons from Scotty for over a year and have learned a lot about theory, form, and style. Had taken lessons from other instructors and felt that I should had been further along after 1 year. One hour lesson time is perfect for me and I always leave wishing I had more time.
nathan D.
Great Teacher

Great teacher takes time to cover theory of music, and does hour lessons unlike most teachers in town who do 30min lessons. Have taken lessons from other teachers in the past, and all they do is teach you songs without explaining the reasoning behind it. Have learned more in the last few months then I’ve learn in years with other teachers.

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The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Irving is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
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"Dave is awesome!

Dave pretty much saved me in Music Theory. I was really struggling to grasp chord progressions and melodies, Dave walked me through everything step by step until I got it. I highly recommend dave as an instructor, he'll get you through it!"
David
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Jenny is on time always. The first lesson, she had the books ready and was very professional. I am very happy with her teaching abilities."
Matthew
Took Music Theory lessons from Jenny J.
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"Brian is an excellent teacher! He taught me in music theory, music history, clarinet, French horn, and some voice. Thanks to him I was able to Clep out of Music Theory I in college. Music lessons gave me confidence and leadership skills. I highly recommend learning from Brian!"
Laura
Took Music Theory lessons from Brian H.
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"David is not only a delightful person, he's also an excellent piano teacher. I'm a piano teacher myself yet I needed some help with improvisation--my weakest link. He patiently walked me through adding chords and harmony to a melody. I learned a lot of new ideas, such as leaving out the emotive third interval...that's better utilized in the right hand. He demonstrated how to take a familiar classical piece, namely Mozart's Rondo Alla Turca, and play it completely by ear. His musicianship is lovely and he is patient and thorough in his explanations. His knowledge of music theory is complete and sound. I highly recommend him to anyone looking to start or continue music lessons. He is truly passionate about music and his profession."
Allie
Took Music Theory lessons from David H.
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"This tutoring session was probably the best I have ever had. I am taking a Music 101 course in which I am finding myself having trouble with. I took up tutoring with Stephen and he really broke down the steps. Sometimes, I do not understand things the first time when they are explained to me; and reading music happens to be one of them. However, I am very lucky to have Stephen as my tutor who is very patient in explaining the lesson to me. If you want a tutor who is patient and willing to invest time in helping you understand music, I highly recommend that you take Stephen."
Movses
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"I start Berklee School of Music next Monday and I feel s much better for having start with Molly first. She has so much materials and resources that make learning a breeze. This is probably my 3rd or 4th review about her as a teacher but shes just that awesome!!!!"
Ginger
Took Music Theory lessons from Molly M.
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"My name is Mary Mercurio Santos, and I am the Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction Coordinator for Azusa Pacific University. Adam worked under my direct supervision as a Tutor and Supplemental Instruction Leader for approximately three years while he was an undergrad at APU.
Adam's knowledge of music, and Music Theory is extensive and comprehensive, and yet he has the ability to break down these complicated theoretical concepts and make them easy to understand for even the most basic learner. I have seen him successfully tutor students at all levels of musical knowledge and experience. If you need to know ANYTHING about music, I strongly recommend you reach out to Adam for services."
Mary Mercurio Santos
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Carolyn's class is awesome. Nothing but good things to say, really. I feel, already, as if I’m more qualified to work with music. Carolyn broke everything down very simply and straight forward, with patience and ease and made it so easy to follow along. I really do love working with her. Carolyn is great!"
Jake
Took Music Theory lessons from Carolyn M.
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"Brendon is very knowledgeable in Music Theory. We have been working on Schenkerian analysis. He assigns helpful assignments and readings each week to guide my learning."
Maria
Took Music Theory lessons from Brendon R.
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"He's great, which is what I expected after having read his reviews.

We've only had one lesson but I've learned more with him than I did with an adult self teaching piano book.

So far, very good."
Zaida
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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