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Joshua B.

10 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Teaching since 2000
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Joshua B.

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Music Performance is about much more than just being technical proficient on an instrument. Work with me to build on technical skills in order to perfect the finer points of performing for an audience.

About Joshua

I am a tutor who earned a music teaching degree, substitute taught, and didn't become a school teacher. I held professional tech retail jobs and am supplementing my life with my passion - education. Whatever subject or instrument I teach, I celebrate students' successes; and I enjoy helping lear

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Jj P.
Great with my 9yo son!!
Dee Dee B.
My son had a wonderful lesson and was well prepared for his exam
Cameron P.
Our son first time playing bassoon. Base on my son experience, he find Joshua to be very nice, patients, and explains a lot of information. It help him understand about the instrument and the sound when he play. He do have a sense of humor which help my son to have fun and be more comfortable. He also teaches other instruments, too. Highly recommended to everyone!!!!
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Mitch E.

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Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2008
  • BA in Communication, Cum Laude from Truman State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mitch E.

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I am a self-taught musician with 15 years of experience playing electric and acoustic guitar. My lessons begin by learning what inspires you as a musician, and working to take you where you want to go! Learning some of your favorite songs is often a great place to start. By learning a variety of music, you'll quickly begin to notice patterns & understand basic theory on what notes work together well. From there, you can apply that knowledge to improvisation, as well as songs you may want to write!

From those first few lessons, there's a million different ways we can explore the guitar together. With my lessons, I offer recording time in my home studio where you can learn how to write, record, produce, and mix fully arranged songs!

Reach out to say hi, and let me know what some of your immediate goals and questions are!

Specialties: Indie, Rock, Pop, Alternative, Psychedelic, Folk, Acoustic.

About Mitch

Hi! My name is Mitch. I am the lead guitarist, songwriter and producer for Seattle-based indie pop band Hi Crime. We play shows regularly around the NW, and occasionally tour to other parts of the country. Our music has been featured on popular Seattle radio stations KEXP & 107.7 The End, and has a

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Jean-Christian
So far so good!
Mary
Mitch gave lessons to my son about 6 years ago (when Mitch still lived in St. Louis). He still picks up the guitar a few times each week to unwind, and often mentions things Mitch taught him while practicing.

Andrew B.

2 Reviews
Puyallup, WA
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew B.

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About Andrew

My name is Andrew. I am a private guitar teacher in the Puyallup,WA area. I have been teaching professionally in the area for the past 6 years, and have been playing and studying the guitar since I was 11 years old. Music is my life, and teaching people to play this music on guitar is my passion. M

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David
He’s dedicated to taylor a great experience for his students
Hannah
Andrew is an excellent instructor. He is really knowledgeable in music theory. I took lessons for only a short time but was able to learn so much, because he used my knowledge of piano to help me understand guitar concepts and he focused on the techniques and songs that I was most interested in.

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Daniel T.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $125
  • Speaks English, Portuguese
  • Awarded 1st Place Winner: Small Ensemble Composition from United States Air Force
  • Teaching since 1995
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Daniel T.

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It is generally true that you get what you pay for. I have a doctorate in Trumpet Performance, and I have taught all levels extensively for over 25 years, including at five universities and multiple all-state high school students in Texas. The trumpet method books I have written are my curriculum, and with a commitment of three lessons, the student receives a free 230-page book in PDF format, valued at $50. My teaching style is fun and engaging, including all styles, though my primary focus is classical.

About Daniel

As evidence of my expertise on trumpet teaching, I've written six method books on the subject! Your success is my number one priority. I teach fundamentals (breathing, embouchure, finger technique, articulation, etc.) in very unique and effective ways. My teaching philosophy: To eliminate distra

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Laurence
Finding a highly competent teacher who has been "around the block" and is a PROFESSIONAL PERFORMER, is not easy. Dr. Thrower has a wide spectrum of experience ranging from Jazz Band, to Brass Quintet, to British Brass Band, to Orchestra -- including Solo performance(s). Besides that, he is a composer and has written several trumpet study books. So he brings all of those components to his knowledge base -- an excellent resource base.

A significant improvement for me, due to his input, was to change my mouthpiece to a Giddings Stainless Steel model. It was one of the most profound improvements that now allows me to practice/play longer -- with less effort and greater control of my horn.

A key point for me to make to ANY student.... IF you are serious about the trumpet and you want to advance, then you MUST find a good teacher who will help DRIVE you to excellence. Because trumpet is such a demanding instrument, and you have such limited time to practice (embouchure-oriented restraints), you cannot afford to develop either bad or compromising habits/methods. I have seen other promising students become "ruined" because they did not have the proper tutelage.

The reason why the best universities and music conservatories staff with the best teachers is because it is the only way to produce the greatest players. If you are serious about your horn, and want to move BEYOND the "crowd", then you need a teacher who is above the norm. Dr. Thrower will make it worth your while -- I know.
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Mariana L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Mariana L.

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I am not only passionate about violin but a people lover! I enjoy working with young ones and helping adults achieve their musical goal on their bucket list. My 10 years of violin experience has made me into the person I am today, and I can not imagine life without music. I want to teach my students the beauty of the violin and that it is a fun hobby. I have studied the violin with Manuel Diaz, Sylvia Whers, Tzu-yi Chen, Ruslan Apostolov, Tian Xu, Gina Moody, Lazslo Stan, James Palmer, Jon Carmack, and Boris Abromov. Studying with several teachers has made me learn through different perspectives which I can share with my students. I have been concertmaster for most of the orchestras I have played in and made a state-wide orchestra audition.

About Mariana

**** Hello! I am currently booked, so I am not accepting students at the moment. :( I started playing the violin at the age of 9 and have taken private lessons ever since. I joined the Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus when I was 12 and moved up to the symphony orchestra at 15 years old. I was

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Ian
She’s great! Very good with my son he loves her.
Susan G.
I can tell already that Mariana is a great teacher! She seems very receptive, knowledgeable, patient and kind.
Hope T.
My daughter lesson with Ms. Mariana was great! She’s very patient. She went over the most basic, from the parts of the violin to the proper way of standing. We can’t wait for my daughter to continue her lessons!
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Zachary J.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Zachary J.

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All kind of fiddling taught.
Have played fiddle for over 25 years, have taught fiddle for 15 years.

About Zachary

Zachary is a multi-talented teacher and performer. He teaches violin, piano, guitar, voice, mandolin, banjo and more. As a singer/ songwriter, he has released 3 cds, tours nationally with over 100 dates per year and has shared the stage with multiple multi-Grammy award winners. He is an inspiration

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Chance S.
Chance really enjoyed her lesson. She said Zachary was encouraging, engaging, super nice and knowledgeable. She is looking forward to next week.
Eric S.
Zach has been great to work with! I look forward to every lesson.
Chas E.
My first lesson with Zach was great! 5 stars. He asked the right questions as to what aI am looking to do. And we quickly came up with a lesson plan that with the right amount of work in my part will get me headed in the right direction. Zach does a great job of making his students feel comfortable and good about their abilities.

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"Excellent violin teacher

Charlene has done a wonderful job with teaching my 6 year old daughter the fundamentals of playing the violin using the Suzuki method. She has not only helped technically, but has also given my daughter the encouragement and patience necessary to develop her confidence with playing. Her high level of experience and passion for playing the violin is very evident. I would highly recommend Charlene to anyone looking to improve their performance with this instrument."
Nicole
Took Violin lessons from Charlene G.
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"Paient and understanding, a terrific instaructor."
Brad
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ruben D.
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"Wonderful teacher! Connected with my daughter right away!"
Alaina
Took Piano lessons from Lonze R.
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"So sweet and caring. She was patient and one time. So happy we found her."
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Took Piano lessons from Rebecca P.
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"I hired Tim to teach my daughter guitar, and am very glad I did! Tim is a gentle soul, and has loads of patience, especially helpful for shy students and those who are just getting started. Highly recommended."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"John Krauss has been teaching our 4th grade boy acoustic guitar for the past year. When he started, our son could not clap a rhythm to save his life but now is learning to strum on beat and follow along with lessons successfully. John challenges our 9 year old with different styles and techniques that push him to the next level. He encourages our child in a warm and respectful way. We appreciate John's professionalism and patience with working with a young student. We highly recommend him. "John is a nice guy who helps me learn new chords and licks. I like my lessons!" says the 4th grader."
Laurie
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from John K.
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"The best teacher EVER!!"
Taneisha Calloway
Took Guitar lessons from Brandi B.
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"Right from my first lesson Evelyn was able to accurately evaluate my playing level and give me helpful instruction. It's made my practice time more effective and enjoyable. Great teacher!"
Luke
Took Classical Piano lessons from Evelyn L.
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"David is AWESOME! Very encouraging and patient."
Diana Twadell
Took Guitar lessons from David B.
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"The kids both loved taking lessons from Mike, as they could sing modern and show pieces, and they even did excerpts from Handel's Messiah. Highly recommend him."
Tom
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Mike O.
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