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Koon W.

10 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Cantonese, Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA in Music from Arizona State University
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Koon W.

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Young multilingual (English, Cantonese, and Mandarin) piano and violin teacher who combines the formal traditional Eastern style of teaching, and the fun approach of Western style of teaching into his music lessons.

Fun lessons but also challenging
- I believes that fun lessons are easy to gain young student interest, but it often lack to give them motivation. In the lessons, I often challenge my students, let them be self-motivated and become a better musician.

Techniques
- I focus lessons on teaching proper techniques with their instruments. With my experiences in taking lessons from American, Chinese, and Russian teachers, I learnt a great spectrum of techniques and I would like to teach my students what I had learn.

Learning pieces and other related topics
- Playing pieces and songs is only a small part of learning to play an instrument. In our lessons, we would also cover proper music theory, and ear-training.

I have been teaching students from pre-k to retirement age. Early ...

About Koon

I was born in Hong Kong, China. I have been studying music with a dual focus on piano, and violin since the age of 8. I Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music with a primary focus on piano performance from Arizona State University. I also hold a violin performance diploma from Trinity College L

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Vanessa
Absolutely loved this class, I really enjoyed how flexible his lessons were. He was more than willing to adjust and go over theory more than playing. Definitely the highlight of week!
Della O.
Koon is patient, correct many mistakes I made and gave me good techniques advices. Very good impressions for my first lesson. Thanks
Anya
My 5yo who are hyper and easy distraction able to play "o madonna had a farm" at home after 2 months of basic class. highly recommended!
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David C.

29 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Best Original Music Score from Animadness 2006 Film Festival
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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David C.

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As a performer in a blues band, and producer of blues albums I find there's a special place in my heart for the blues.

Acoustic, electric, flat picking, finger picking, or slide guitar. Mississippi Delta blues, Texas blues, English blues, Southern blues, Chicago blues, and more.

Whether you want to be a weekend warrior who plays around the campfire, or someone who wants to study at a professional or advanced level, we can make that happen!!!! My unique approach to teaching guitar will have you playing guitar on the first day. No joke.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around
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Nathan M.

5 Reviews
Olympia, WA
Starting at $40
  • Music Theory & Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Nathan M.

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Hi, I’m Nate and I want to help you build a lifelong relationship with the guitar! I’m an award-winning, nationally-toured musician / video game composer, and I’m passionate about fun and effective music education. I offer individualized lessons in beginning and intermediate guitar to students of all ages. I’ll support you in meeting your musical goals and help you develop the tools you need to follow your musical curiosity wherever it takes you :)

About Nathan

All my students receive: • Individually-tailored lessons for the music YOU want to learn • A pre-lesson questionnaire about your goals and interests • Coaching & support in building a sustainable personal music practice With me you can learn: • To play your favorite songs & riffs •

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Will
After a long time trying to find a guitar instructor with affordable rates and availability that suits my needs, I am so glad to have been referred to Nathan. He radiates kindness and patience, making it easy to quickly feel comfortable with him. He moves at my pace and shows interest in the songs I want to learn and my own goals rather than working from an agenda. Nathan offers Covid conscious in-person as well as Zoom lessons which is convenient. I highly recommend him and I am so glad to learn from him.
Brian
I've worked with Nathan as a songwriting collaborator on various projects in the past and I can attest to his talent as a guitarist and songwriter. Nathan is a very innovative composer and an incredibly kind and thoughtful person. I've had the pleasure of co-writing and workshopping songs with him and it's always an inspiring experience. I would strongly recommend him as a guitar instructor and songwriting teacher.
Adam
Nathan’s optimism and continuous support helped reignite my passion for writing and playing! It’s obvious that he puts in an abundance of time and energy into personalizing a lesson plan for you, constantly assessing (and reassessing) your goals and then laying out achievable steps you can take to reach those. He has never been discouraging or judgmental; on the contrary, I look forward to sharing my progress with him each week. He breaks otherwise daunting concepts into small, palatable portions, teaching and incorporating into your practice regimen seamlessly. Outside of musical theory and technique, he also has advice for a number of problems, whether it be regarding networking, stage presence, recording, or less music-based problems such as burning out or handling drastic life changes.

If you’re looking for a talented, empathetic teacher who truly cares about you and your pursuit of music, Nathan is my only recommendation!
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Hannah C.

Bonney Lake, WA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Hannah C.

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In my voice studio, students can expect to learn the foundations of vocal technique, breath support, and gain confidence in their musical abilities. Humans were made to sing and I believe that everyone’s voice has unlocked potential and beauty. Together we will discover how to create the most beautiful sounds your body can possible make and find your unique sound. Anyone can learn to sing with freedom, confidence, and expression. As a professional opera singer and performer, I teach from my own extensive experience and training.

About Hannah

As a professional opera singer and music instructor, I have taught over 200 private voice and piano students over the past 8 years. I got my Bachelors of Music in Vocal Performance at Portland State University School of Music (PSU) and my Masters of Music in Vocal Performance/Opera at the University

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Evan W.

21 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Brechemin Scholarship from University of Washington
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music, cum laude, Jazz Studies from University of Washington
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Evan W.

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Professional teacher since 2008. Started with a snare drum in fourth grade and never stopped! Alumnus of University of Washington (BM, cum laude, Jazz Studies) + Roosevelt High School. I make sure to teach students what they are most interested in while also providing them with a strong musical foundation they can apply to any path.

About Evan

Hello, my name is Evan, and I’d love to teach you to play some drums! As a graduate of the University of Washington's acclaimed jazz program as well the prestigious Roosevelt High School Jazz Band, I am a professional drummer and teacher with an extensive and varied set of experiences. I began

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Brian
Evan has been really helpful for me as I get back into drum lessons after taking a break from formal learning. He helps me focus on the things that I want to learn, and breaks down challenges I face into parts that are easy to understand and practice. I value Evan’s humbleness, openness, knowledge, and general joy when it comes to drums and lessons. We are doing online lessons and I don’t think they miss a beat compared to in-person - in fact, it works better for my schedule. Thank you, Evan!
Jerker O.
Evan took extra time to check out some of my recordings before the lesson. Much appreciated, and it led to focusing on relevant stuff. Great first lesson!
Mason S.
He is amazing!!! My shy kiddo is feeling very confident about drumming now!!!
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Pamela M.

7 Reviews
Olympia, WA
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Williamson Foundation for Music- Fellowship Recipient from Wiliiamson Foundation
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Pamela M.

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About Pamela

In my lessons I offer personalized instruction according to the needs and desires of the student. My teaching philosophy centers around the idea that traditional violin-based folk music ("fiddle") can be used as a tool to learn and refine the techniques required to play the violin. I believe lear

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Megan
I always looked forward to my lessons with Pamela. She brought kindness, patience, and a sense of fun to the session. I learned a lot about music as well, and she honored my intentions for learning an instrument, helping to set a pace that was comfortable for me yet exciting and challenging.
Jemuel
Pamela knows how to teach, not just play, the violin. Many people charging for lessons simply were taught how to play once upon a time, but don’t have a plan or an ear/eye for what to work on to improve a new or experienced player. But Pamela is a professional and very serious about her job for someone who laughs every thirty seconds. She’s very fun and vibrant too!
Hilarie Hauptman
For the past two years I have enjoyed private fiddle lessons with Pamela Margon. She is most encouraging and positive while always challenging me to go further. I appreciated her support in the music I wanted to play. As an older student (65), I have enjoyed learning to play by ear; it's like learning a new language, and I have grown in my playing confidence. I look forward to continuing with the fiddle for years to come thanks to Pamela's delightful teaching manner. Highly recommend!

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"We met Steve through my uncle who also takes lessons from him. Our daughter takes Ukulele classes and loves it. We love the fact that Steve makes it fun and is very professional. We can always reach him with any questions and he's always flexible with our schedule. I would definitely recommend Steve to any age group. I believe that everyone is given a gift from God and Steve certainly has the gift as an amazing music teacher .
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Took Ukulele lessons from Steve G.
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Took Harp lessons from Jill W.
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"Matt has taught me electric guitar through High School and I had learned techniques beyond I thought I could ever conquer. He is a exceptional teacher and is very inspiring to my guitar playing and music capabilities."
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Took Electric Guitar lessons from Matt O.
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"Kelly was very supportive and helpful to Sophie. We look forward to s great relationship."
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"Very good instructor. Very relaxed way of teaching. Learned to play a song during the first lesson."
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Took Harmonica lessons from Jordan M.
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"Had a great time learning about note value and the best part about it...I had a chance to create my own composition. Thanks so very much :)"
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Took Piano lessons from Christine G.
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Took Jazz Voice lessons from Fawn A.
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