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Jason R.

Urbandale, IA

About Jason

Hi! I'm Jason. I've been playing guitar and bass for over 15 years and I would love to help you or your child on the journey!

I've been helping people learn guitar throughout my career but have sp
ent the last 3 years officially teaching students. I've loved helping my students relate their current musical knowledge to the guitar, help them learn their favorite songs, and push the boundaries of what they thought was possible!

My training comes from years of self-study, lessons, classes and most importantly, performance experience on the bandstand with other musicians.

I'm personable and laid back. I see my job as a coach and a source of encouragement. My teaching style is flexible, customized to the student, and goal-oriented.

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Songwriting
Sight-reading
Music Theory
Konokol Rhythm System
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Jayden K. June 19, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
After his first lesson, my son was very excited. He felt motivated and expressed that Jason would hold him accountable for his practice time. Jason was encouraging and has my son very eager for his next lesson.
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Rebecca W. January 2, 2015
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Jason is a fabulous instructor, very easy going and willing to listen to his students and help them learn what they're interested in. He's been giving my daughter lessons for a year now and she looks forward to them every week.
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Rebecca W. October 29, 2014
Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Jason has been giving lessons to my 10 year old daughter for about 6 months. We've been really pleased with the progress she's making and she really enjoys her lessons. Jason does a great job working with her to make practice fun and keeping her engaged.
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Jason R.

Urbandale, IA 50322
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Amy L.

Ames, IA

About Amy

I have been playing the violin for more than 15 years. I have experience teaching and playing in several orchestras. I sincerely enjoy playing violin and would love to teach you!
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Mikayla G. July 11, 2016
Violin · Online
Verified Student
My daughter loved her first lesson! Looking forward to more.
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Ava June 30, 2016
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Ava has had three lessons with Amy now and she loves it! Ava is 5 years old and has special needs. Amy is very patient with her, and is working within her limits.
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Aretha F. June 7, 2016
Violin · Online
Verified Student
My first lesson was great. She gave me a lot of pointers..
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Amy L.

Ames, IA 50014
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Evan H.

Des Moines, IA

About Evan

Hi, there! My name is Evan and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2014 and have loved helping my students develop new skills, gain artistic confidence, and pursue their
musical dreams whether it be professionally or as a hobby. I have been playing bass, acoustic and electric guitar for over 10 years. I'm a relaxed and humorous person and my teaching style is organic, motivating, and authentic. I look forward to helping your musical talents soar!
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Matt R. April 13, 2016
Bass Guitar · In home
Verified Student
Evan was great to work with. He worked around my schedule and gave me the tools to become a better player. I would recommend him.
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Evan H.

Des Moines, IA 50316
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starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Thomas T.

Des Moines, IA

About Thomas

I've been playing guitar since the age of 11. Have poured through many volumes of material. I have been able to synthesize this in an effort to make things simpler. Most books on guitar are scholarly
feats trying to be impressive, often they can lead you in a long drawn out endeavor, only to teach a very simple concept. Everyone has their own way of looking at things, that is the great lesson of art. The most successful artists are original. So my true purpose then, is to help you find your own voice and equip you with the tools you need to express that in a way that is valid.
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Thomas T.

Des Moines, IA 50312
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$25 / 30-min

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