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Riley W.

5 Reviews
Frisco, TX
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Best of 2012 award- One Man Band category from www.gigmasters.com
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 1985
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Riley W.

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About Riley

Since 1985, Riley has been one of the nation's premier guitar and bass teachers. He's been a working professional guitarist/singer since 1972, teaching since 1985 and a writer since 1987. You're read his work in "Electronic Musician," "Gig," "Guitar World," "Guitar School," "Real to Reel" and "Vint

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Brent P.
Great 1st lesson and covered a lot in only 45 minutes. Very knowledgeable and professional. Looking forward to some practice time and my next lesson with Riley.
Sharla
Event after more than 13 years of guitar instruction with Riley, there is always a new technique or song structure lesson to learn. He knows an incredible amount about music, performance, and (to be honest) living a good life. He is an inspiration to me both musically and personally, and his enthusiasm for both is unmatched.
Eric
In my opinion, I have very little natural talent for music. I hadn't played an instrument with any proficiency in the past. Well, I had played air guitar and guitar hero before, but neither of them really prepared me for actually playing a guitar. Sometimes I'd sing in the safety of my commute to work, but that's about it.

Riley helped me pick a guitar, gave me a book, and play along recordings. He had me playing classic chords in about two lessons. I can now read guitar music and have come up with some of my own tunes. I wasnt a very good student at first, but I showed up for my lessons. Just that took me a long way until I actually wanted to practice and really started to enjoy my guitar.

I was missing something in my life - all I did was work, eat, and sleep. I hadn't considered music as an outlet. My wife just signed me up one night and then told me I was going to learn something new. I was kind of mad at her at first (and hence my resistance to practicing), but I'm really glad she did that for me - and I thank her every time I play guitar.

Riley is great - he has a ton of patience with me. Considering that he went to one of the best guitar schools in the country (MIT/GIT), and can pretty much play wherever he wants, this really shows how much he loves to teach. Riley can play the obscure tune, pop, metal, classical guitar (he's got me on Beethoven now), and he even played yngvei with serious proficiency. The man has mastered the guitar and wants to teach. He is a working musician, and has had gigs every week that I've known him. He understands the music business, so he can give sound advice if you want a music career. So far as lessons go, it's just a matter of practicing what he tells you. There is no guitar, amp, or pick that can make you sound better. But Riley can.

I wish I (or my wife) had signed me up a long time ago. Best money I spend each month. Anyway, I better get back to practicing.

Scott W.

10 Reviews
Flower Mound, TX
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Scott W.

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I am a Music Graduate of University of North Texas. I was in the Graduate Percussion Ensemble. Need any help with mallet instruments let me know, thank you.

About Scott

I offer affordable quality drum set, school band, drum line, worship band, piano and electric keyboard lessons. I am a Music Graduate from the University of North Texas. I have over 25 years of teaching and performing experience in all styles of music. I have performed and recorded with national a

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prathibha M.
Scott is an excellent teacher. He has that positive energy which makes a student to learn new things . He understands and modifies his teaching strategies according to the student.He is Professional, patience and very helpful.
Joel
It is real fun!
Kristen
Attention to detail ! Loving it so far !
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Andy P.

1 Review
Dallas, TX
Starting at $28
  • Speaks Music
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education: Percussion from Northern Kentucky University
  • Teaching since 1998
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Andy P.

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Take online drum lessons with Andy and learn drumming from home! 

I love to help students achieve their goals in music! I customize lessons for each student, point out their successes, and share with them how to improve. I have a smart setup with 2 drumsets, headphone monitoring, metronome, play along tracks, and microphones.

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There is no substitute for one-on-one instruction tailored to fit each student's needs. Imagine having the chance to practice a sport with an Olympic coach! Unlike traditional academic tutoring, lessons are helpful for students who struggle, students in the middle of the pack, and students who excel and need enrichment.

About Andy

Take online drum lessons with Andy and learn drumming from home! He teaches ages 7 to 77+ at any experience level.    Andy is a Dallas area drummer who has been playing music for 33 years. He has experience playing jazz, funk, soul, R&B, rock, latin, ska, reggae, gospel, CCM, blues, country, r

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Kim
Mr. Pruyn has been teaching my middle school daughter for the past 2.5 years. The progress she has made is astounding. He is the right mix of detail oriented and encouraging. He is what every music teacher should be, and I should know because I am one myself. I Ccnnot rate him highly enough.

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Kierstyn S.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelors of Music (Composition) from Arizona State University
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Kierstyn S.

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Basic chord structures, scalar patterns. Capo is generally used/needed. Application to songs of the student's choice (within reason).

About Kierstyn

Kierstyn St. John is a pianist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer who possesses a repertoire of more than 1,000 memorized songs in every genre from classical to jazz to contemporary/pop. She has played piano for twenty one years, and has been extensively classically and jazz trained, studying eve

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Peter
Kierstyn is very knowledgeable and very easy to understand and work with.
Jacob
Very well trained piano teacher. Was able to teach the kids in a meaningful way that hooked them on learning the piano.
Jacob
Kierstyn had the incredibly unique ability to teach me every single song I wanted to learn while still teaching a range of classical, jazz, and pop fundamentals all along the way. I couldn't recommend her more.

Alicyn Y.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Bachelors in Jazz Studies from California State University Sacramento
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alicyn Y.

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Teaches many styles including blues, jazz improve, pop, rock and more. Goes over concepts in a simple and organized way.

About Alicyn

A recent graduate of a Bachelors in Music From CSU Sacramento, Alicyn studied Jazz Guitar and Jazz Vocal. Alicyn began playing guitar at age 11 and by her Freshman year in high school, she gravitated toward jazz do to joining the Keleyville High School Jazz Band, At Sacramento State, Alicyn

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Hugo D.
Alicyn is a very patient and caring teacher. It was a pleasure learning with her. She was always ready to adapt to my complicated agenda. Thank you Alicyn!
Josie C.
Perfectly on time. Mellow and patient with my 12 year old daughter. Easy going and a good teacher. Thank you!
Vivian R.
My daughter is very excited before every lesson! When my family asks about her school she doesn't have anything to say, but when they ask her about her lessons she loves talking about what she is learning and how much she enjoys them. She is really good with kids! I would recommend her to everyone!
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Christine C.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, German, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Honors Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from University of Western Ontario
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Christine C.

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I've been teaching Piano for 10 years now. Within the first few lessons, you'll be able to identify the notes of the piano and be able to play many easy songs. And as time goes on you'll be able to play more complex songs with both hands. I specialize in Classical, Church and Broadway, typically use Faber and Faber for kids and Alfred books for adults. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Christine

Christine has been teaching private voice and piano lessons since 2005 and is currently available to teach lessons at Camp Hill Church of God. Christine has helped students of all ages pursue their love of music and develop their skills and education for many years. She loves teaching students in

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Scott
Came to Christine as an over-the-hill former trumpet player, and she helped me to understand bass clef and other little things in the piano books to get me started with learning to play the piano. Very patient, helpful, and fun to work with.
Jill
Christine is balanced, flexible and encouraging. I’m glad she had an opening for me!
Rick G.
Christine made recommendations that were immediately realized. She was a joy to work with and I would recommend her with anyone looking to improve their voice.

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Took Piano lessons from Mary D.
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"She is so great! Such a good attitude and her energy is so amazing. She is also such a great singer and teacher."
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Took Singing lessons from Chanel N.
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"I've tried taking guitar lessons before but I never felt I was progressing past 'Beginner.' There is much to be said for an excellent teacher who can adjust his style to the student's way of learning. Dave has been this good fit for me. After only five weeks, I am able to play several chord progressions and interestingly, I enjoy practicing the guitar at home. Dave has made learning the guitar fun for me again and I now feel hopeful that I can become a pretty decent guitarist with his continued support. I highly recommend him."
Reba Chaisson
Took Guitar lessons from Dave K.
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"Great teacher! So happy with my lessons. Eric is patient, kind, professional and easy to get along with."
Nicole
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric F.
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Lucas was very helpful! He gave me great advice, and he is very kind. I would recommend to anyone!"
Nazly
Took Violin lessons from Lucas B.
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"Dede is a great teacher, really enjoy my lessons."
Cynthia
Took Singing lessons from DeDe K.
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"Nick was a terrific teacher -- very enthusiastic and encouraging. He knows what he's talking about as well. He definitely breaks things down so even beginners like me can follow along and understand."
Taylor
Took Ukulele lessons from Nick R.
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