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Kelly A.

39 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Master of Music - Jazz Performance from New York University
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Kelly A.

39 Reviews
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I teach Ear Training to music majors in college - all levels!
matching pitches/ repeating melodies
identifying intervals
identifying chords
solfegge - major, minor, chromatic
transcribing melody
transcribing harmony
transcribing rhythm
sight-reading/ sight-singing
hearing and singing/ playing intervals

About Kelly

After 13 years of teaching all levels (I also teach music at Cornish College of the Arts - since 2015), and many different styles of voice and piano lessons, I can tell you this-- I LOVE teaching! My students have ranged from 5 to over 65, from classical piano, or jazz/pop piano, to pop/rock/jazz s

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Matt
I'm a 49 year old trying to take my piano skills to the next level. Kelly is very patient and after just two lessons I've learned quite a lot. Looking forward to continuing with her and highly recommend.
Daniel
Kelly is easy to connect with and took the time to find out what my interests were so that she could create a plan oriented towards my goals.
Ryder G.
We are return customers to Kelly. My son loved her as a piano teacher but we stopped when he was taking trumpet during school. Now that he’s over trumpet, we excitedly reenrolled with Kelly. She’s so encouraging and positive. We just did my son’s first online lesson through TakeLessons and it worked flawlessly. I’d recommend Kelly in a heartbeat.
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Dan H.

74 Reviews
Tacoma, WA
Starting at $69
  • Speaks German, Russian, Danish, Swedish, English, Norwegian
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Master's Degree from Uppsala University (Sweden)
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Dan H.

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Highly saught-after. Some of Dan’s past students have been finalists in televised talent shows and now enjoy professional music careers. For example, Sofia Olsson, (”True Talent" Finalist, Sweden), Feridah Rose ("Denmark's Got Talent" Semi-Finalist), and Rasma Freimane ("Top Overall Vocalist", Tech Music School, London) —see videos.

Now you have an opportunity to learn from acclaimed producer, composer, pianist, and vocal coach, Dan whose resume includes studio recordings, Radio- and TV broadcasts, and concerts in venues such as the Presidential Palace of Ukraine, the Latvian Cabinet, the nationally televised talent show, ‘Clash Of The Choirs’, Christmas Spectacular, Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan, Northwest Folklife Festival, and Leavenworth’s 50th Anniversary Christmas Lighting Festival. Dan has performed in 30+ countries on four continents, and his music is available on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon, etc.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science from Uppsala ...

About Dan

Highly sought-after. Some of Dan’s past students have been finalists in televised talent shows and now enjoy professional music careers. For example, Sofia Olsson, (”True Talent" Finalist, Sweden), Feridah Rose ("Denmark's Got Talent" Semi-Finalist), and Rasma Freimane ("Top Overall Vocalist", Tech

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Rick C.
Dan is awesome! Love his teaching technique.
Arlene L.
Dan gives me lots of ideas on how to use techniques to express the song differently , I am learning a lot of new approaches
Kathy
Dan is truly enthusiastic about sharing his love for his native language! Of course his pronounciation is excellent, and he has infinite patience. He is also open to meeting his student wherever they are in the process. I am really enjoying learning Danish with Dan!
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Jared G.

5 Reviews
Everett, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Diploma from Desert Mountain Higschool
  • Teaching since 1999
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Jared G.

5 Reviews
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I can teach how to recognize intervals by hearing them and learn a song just by listening to it

About Jared

I have been teaching guitar almost 20 years and as an instructor, My teaching method comes from a curriculum I have developed which uses popular guitar driven rock tunes as musical etudes. Educating the student with valuable theory, reading, technique, and scale theory, while remaining fun. As a so

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Gerard O.
I am 4 or 5 lessons in with Jared and I am truly and entirely thrilled with the progress I am seeing and the depth of guitar knowledge I have gained. Jared has a way of teaching that not only allows for actually playing right away but learning the foundations of knowing the guitar and music. I can see that this allows for not just playing "songs" but making music of my own. This is the freedom of "knowing" the guitar.
Alex
Headline: Jared is amazing teacher.
Jared has excellent knowledge of music foundations and music theory.
Knows styles and genres, knows not only how to play but create too... And how this style was born.
He helps to build habit to do things right - I'm talking about technique - or, in other words - how to use your hands!
Same time he's extremely patient.

I'd like to recommend Jared for everyone who want's to learn play guitar (don't look at your age), his teaching approach works great, because he is teaching you and adjust classes for you.
Tom
Jared is real patient and easy to learn from, he keeps things simple and makes sure you understand.

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Gary R.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education from University of North Texas
  • Awarded Outstanding music student from Richland jr College
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Gary R.

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This skill set includes interval study and the relationships of notes to each other.

About Gary

Hello, my name is Gary R. and I am a life long music instructor. YES! I teach online and have been for years. If you would like to use your down time to learn something new, let's get started! Whether you are just beginning, or have been making music since you were a kid, you should know that

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Jill B.
Gary is cool
Andy K.
Gary did a great job of getting me started on my first piano lesson. Learned a lot on my first day...hope I can measure up to my practice plan for the week! Bravo!
John R.
Gary's just fantastic. He has the knowledge and the attitude that makes learning both effective and fun. He's working with me to help learn the kind playing I want (mostly modern songs) but knows when to reach for other material to help learn important techniques.

Tamari (Tamara) W.

37 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Teaches students Male: 5 to 68; Female: 5 to 85
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Tamari (Tamara) W.

37 Reviews
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I use audio and visual aids, cues, metaphors and analogies and other teaching methods to develop the student's 'inner ear', sense of pitch and understanding of the Western Tonal System. Beginning Lessons explore and explain the difference between Absolute and Relative pitch and how one may acquire each; the difference between tempered tuning and absolute tuning.

About Tamari (Tamara)

Hi, there! I'm TamarI and I can't wait to meet you! We all learn in different ways; some are more visual; others, auditory; some, kinesthetic--I combine a number of different modalities in my teaching, including direct feedback-teaching--once you learn a concept or skill, teach it, as soon as you

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Lise
I have had a wonderful experience studying piano with Tamari. She is an enthusiastic teacher making the lesson not only rewarding but also joyful. We had to go virtual because of Covid-19 and Tamari spent a lot of time getting all of us familiarized with virtual lessons. She is very dedicated, patient, caring, has a warm personality and she really enjoys teaching.
Ralph
Hi Everyone,
I’d like to tell all about what a wonderful experience I’m having with Tamari as my piano teacher.
First about me. I’m a 70 year old male with virtually no hands-on music experience or knowledge (other than listening). My parents forced me to take piano music lessons 60+ years ago which I totally resisted. Playing piano was a sissy thing and after a few months they gave up.
For the past 50 years I regretted my youthful error. So when I had the chance to take a piano/keyboard class from Tamari, through OLLI at Uconn I jumped at the chance.
Tamari started the first class totally prepared. Not only did she have startup handouts geared to beginner level students. She also came with extension cords and power outlet strips so all could set up comfortably. Right away we (9) were playing notes and learning. Tamari gave us terrific learning tips (beyond Every Good Boy Does Fine) to make grasping lessons much easier.
Sadly, the Virus hit, and self-isolation became the norm. So Tamari set up her classes through the ZOOM video conferencing software. Wonderfully, a fun learning experience.
One example from yesterday. Tamari helped me learn that just playing the notes , G A G C B by pecking at the keys isn’t music. There’s a certain rhythm needed to make the sound correct and enjoyable. And after, patiently, staying with me, turn after turn, I got it right. Bravo to her and me.
Let me wrap this up by saying, I couldn’t be happier or more satisfied with Tamari as my Piano teacher.
Ralph A Famiglietti.
Anna C.
Tamari is a remarkably accommodating teacher. Uses instructional strategies that are effective and appropriate. Also, presents new material clearly and logically. Demonstrates enthusiasm and interest in lesson presentation. My daughter loves learning classical piano with Tamari.
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Jonathan G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1987
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Jonathan G.

5 Reviews
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I have taught aural skills/ear training in a variety of settings for over twenty years, mostly at the college level.

About Jonathan

I have nearly thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish.

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Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
Jordan
Jordan really enjoyed his first lesson. Jonathan validated for him that the daily work he is putting in is helpful and gave him small steps to go forward with.
Catalina
Great first lesson! Friendly, and very easy to follow. Looking forward to our next lesson.

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Average Cost of Ear Training Lessons in Mercer Island, WA

The average cost of 60-minute ear training lessons in Mercer Island is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $134 per hour.
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"It has been a pleasure having Yoon Jae as a teacher. He took a very personalized approach with my ear training, developing a solid idea of my strengths and weaknesses before honing in on specific issues. What sets him apart is that he's adamant about reinforcing the musical applications of the skills I'm developing, and he challenges me in ways that never feel dry or superfluous. I've seen great improvement in the relatively short time I've been with him."
Eric
Took Ear Training lessons from Yoon Jae L.
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"Chris is an awesome teacher! I have been taking lessons with Chris for a few months. I had spent quite an extended period studying with other instructors but Chris is still helping develop me to a better musician and guitar player. Have been working on some ear training stuff that other instructors maybe would not have taken the time to work with me on! Working on hearing and playing the divided sky by phish right now not an easy piece of music. Also working on more phrasing and country blues licks and theory. I would definitely recommend Chris to anyone👍🎸"
Terry
Took Ear Training lessons from Chris C.
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"Yulia is a devoted, persistent, and an encouraging teacher. Yulia has taught me for 3 years and I am very thankful to have her teach me. She is a teacher that will think of ways to help her students during and outside lessons. When teaching, she will give many examples and tricks to help you understand. As a college student, I was very thankful she would find times to work with me. Yulia has been very supportive in helping me succeed and I highly recommend her."
Danielle Guilmette
Took Ear Training lessons from Yulia B.
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"Fawn is a great teacher who really knows how to help others learn their craft. Fawn caters to the student and provides an affordable service. You can't beat the price for what she does! Head and shoulders above other coaches. I love my lessons and am able to learn what I want and more importantly, she addresses exactly what I NEED. Highly recommended."
Sasha C
Took Ear Training lessons from Fawn A.
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"Billy's approach to ear training really helped me a lot! He went at my pace and made references to popular song a to hear chords that, without context, are hard to hear. He accommodated to my way of learning and went from there. I still use some of the methods he's taught me till this day!"
Rosdeli Marte
Took Ear Training lessons from Billy D.
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"Excellent start. Ms. Batbara Davis is a pro."
Charles
Took Ear Training lessons from Barbara D.
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"Rachel is great! So happy to be taking lessons and hearing differences in my voice already!"
Maddie
Took Ear Training lessons from Rachel S.
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"INCREDIBLE. WORTH EVERY PENNY!"
Paulie
Took Ear Training lessons from Fawn A.
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"I brought my son to Randy two years ago to see if he would be a good fit as an instructor.

I had always wanted to learn to play the piano myself, but thought that because I never learned (and probably never would), I would make sure my son learned how!

My son is not only well on his way to learning to play the piano by by ear, he is also having a blast recording his own music! Randy always emails out a recap of the lesson along with things to work on for the upcoming week. I love these recaps because I can listen to the music they recorded and know what my son should be working on. It's great!

I always remembered hearing about what learning to play an instrument was like when I was younger (probably why I never tried to learn), an old blue hair wapping your hand with a ruler when you did not practice enough.

This is not what it is like at all with Randy. Lessons can be as engaging as you want them to be. Randy has a special talent to know what to focus on every week based on how his student is feeling.

I know this because I have witnessed several lessons where my son has been a real bundle of energy bouncing off the walls and Randy was able to reel him in and make progress for the day!

I have enjoyed watching my son grow as a musician so much , that I started taking lessons from Randy about a year ago. My favorite part about the process is I told Randy up front that I wanted to play November Rain by Guns -n- Roses, (no easy task). He did not tell me that it was an impossible, or that it was a bad idea... He just drew the sheet music and we got after it. It has been awesome learning my favorite song along and at the same time learning how to play the piano by ear.

You will begin to listen to all music differently after spending time with Randy, that is a fact.

I have always been a lover of music, but it goes to the next level when you start to gain an understanding and a feeling of how the music is put together.

I know that Randy is able to look down the road with each student and know how exactly how to teach each individual because everyone responds differently.

Randy really does a terrific job making sure you know that it is not IF you will reach your goals, but WHEN.

I am confident that we will be his students as long as he will have us, and I highly recommend you give him a try! You won't be disappointed!"
Rob H
Took Ear Training lessons from Randy L.
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"My daughter is a beginner and Cyndi is very patient and positive with her!!"
Jeff
Took Ear Training lessons from Cyndi E.
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