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David L.

7 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2004
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David L.

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12+ years immersion in Ableton DAW studio environments. Nearly five years active music production, composition, and recording. Ready to get your ideas recorded, or take your tracks to the next level, inquire within!

About David

Many years of drum instruction with students who have learned best with alternative learner-centered approaches including: extreme patience, slow to fast repetition of patterns and exercises, focused breathing, as well as sight-reading, rhythm and ear training. Students with: Asperger's, Autism, D

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Phillip Gardner
Day 1 of drumming lessons! David answered all my questions led the conversation and helped ease my need to be perfect! I am excited to practice the skills we worked on and excited to see where the next lessons go!! Thanks David for a great 1st experience!
mike
DAVID IS AN OUTSTANDING TEACHER IN EVERY RESPECT. HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH SEEMS EXCELLENT, AND HIS INTEREST IN THIS LANGUAGE IS CLEARLY VERY STRONG. THIS ALLOWS CLOSE ANALYSIS OF SPANISH, AND STANDS AS A SIGNIFICANT BENEFIT TO THE DIDACTIC PROCESS. IN TURN THIS PROMOTES A SPIRIT OF LEARNING IN CLASS WHICH IS INFORMATIVE AND GOOD FUN. FINALLY HIS KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH/ENGLISH COGNATES AND INDO-EUROPEAN ROOTS IS UNUSUALLY BROAD, WHICH MAKES LEARNING SPANISH WITH HIM EASY AND ENTERTAINING. I BELIEVE DAVID HAS A TRUE VOCATION FOR TEACHING, AND I HOPE I CAN GO ON WITH LESSONS WITH HIM FOR SOME TIME TO COME.
Jacob
David is a great instructor. My son is 9 and a beginner and David is very good with him.

Jordan M.

22 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $60
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, English
  • B.A. Music from The San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jordan M.

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Lessons begin with stretching, vocal warm ups, scales, and extensive breath work, as well as resolving any tensions that may be hindering your vocal production. I then through collaboration with the student, work on beginning repertoire that is suited for the voice, and challenging at the same time. I record all lessons, and email them to the student so that one has the opportunity to review the warm ups, and hear the improvement in the voice, I also write a review of every lesson, with notated warm-ups and a list of "To Do's" for the week so that the student will have a structured practice week. I provide music, and if needed recordings of the pieces so that the student can take the materials back to their homes and practice them on their own.

About Jordan

Lesson Details/Services: Singing/Audition and Resume Coach: Lessons begin with stretching, vocal warm ups, scales, and extensive breath work, as well as resolving any tensions that may be hindering your vocal production. I then through collaboration with the student, work on beginning repert

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Gale Greyson
Jordan is very skilled in Opera, Voice, and Teaching. She at once puts you at ease and quickly empowers you with knowledge and new skills. Although it may feel like baby-steps, you can hear and feel changes in your voice almost immediately . Studying Opera Voice is a long road of very hard work, so much to remember. There is a reason 4 year degrees are offered in it. But it is well worth it for those who have the stamina.
Melanie
Jordan is very experienced and knowledgeable, I watched as she worked with me. She has an amazing ear. she hears nuances of differences in the slightest tone difference and can tell just what to do to help you sound wonderful. Looking forward to going back.
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Doon
My daughter had a fantastic first lesson and is looking forward to the next!
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Will V.

16 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1970
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Will V.

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I am a patient, professional teacher with over 20 years of experience. If you are a beginner, I will get you off to a great start and you be surprised at how much you wil be able to play after only one lesson. If you've already been playing for a while, I can make suggestions that will immediately improve your playing. I customize your lessons to match your learning style, so you can learn faster. The lessons are enjoyable and challenging enough to move you to the next level of your playing.

About Will

I am a patient, professional teacher with over 20 years of experience working with students of all ages, from beginner to advanced. If you are a beginner, I will get you off to a great start and you be surprised at how much you wil be able to play after only one lesson. If you've already been playi

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Kimberly Fritsch
Will gets right to the lesson, keeps things moving while making sure you’re grasping the instructions, and answers questions appropriately without overextending. Great first lesson!
Jack H.
Will was great!! Warm and welcoming to my 11 year old.
Laurel
Amazing! I've learned so much after just 3 lessons! I look forward to my lessons each week.

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Logan A.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Regional Champion of the "Colgate Country Showdown" from Colgate Country Showdown
  • Teaching since 2004
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Logan A.

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A few quick things about me:
• Have been teaching for 16 years
• Am a professional studio musician
• Have played in several touring bands
• Play/teach nearly all genres
• Took 12 years of lessons from a master
• Love teaching all ages and genres

Enough about me! We all know that everyone learns differently and has different strengths and weaknesses. My process is to analyze each student's unique abilities and to create a personalized learning experience for everyone. I have taught people from 5 to 83. I believe it is important to be empathetic to each person's needs, for example, I have experience teaching left-handed people, kids with Cerebral Palsy, Asperger's syndrome, people with missing fingers and other difficulties. Parents always ask me how I can be so patient with their kids, (the real secret is that I don't have to take them home ;) but on a serious note, I always remember the extreme amount of frustrating hours I put in before I got any real results. It's the least

About Logan

Hi, I'm Logan. I'm 31 years old and I've been working with students of all ages since I was 16. I currently teach about 40 students locally at my studio. I play for several bands around Ohio and I'm also hired a as a studio musician to play on tracks for one of Ohio's biggest recording studios. I p

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DeAnna H.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks German, English
  • Awarded Fulbright/ITT Award to Austria 1984 from Institute of International Education
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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DeAnna H.

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I have a strong background in music theory. My doctoral dissertation was analytical in content. I love music theory - it is like solving puzzles! If you want to learn about theory in an exciting and fun way, I would love to help you!

About DeAnna

Hello! I have been teaching piano since 1982 when I finished my degree in piano performance. I also have a Doctorate in Piano Performance, and have an artist diploma from the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg, Austria. However, I think what makes me special is that I combine a friendly approach to t

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Daniel
Most single productive day I’ve had at the piano.
Martin
DeAnna has excellent credentials as a pianist and music theorist, but more importantly for me she is a patient teacher and good communicator who works hard to ensure that I learn and understand even the most basic skills and techniques. She is also fun to talk to and be with, and her love of music is infectious. She is an excellent teacher for an older student, and I imagine for younger ones too.
Ian
Deanna was great! Nice, patient, encouraging, and knowledgeable. I learned basic technique which already has me feeling more comfortable. I'm looking forward to progressing and confident I've made the right choice.
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Kojo J.

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Starting at $25
  • History from Clark Atlanta University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Kojo J.

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Love Djembe!? Have a child who loves to drum on everything in the house?
Learn all you you need to know to enjoy your personal djembe drum and bring joy to your family and community. Hi, my name is Kojo and I have been teaching children & adults the traditional music of the West African Djembe for a little more than 15 years. I bring my unique experience and teaching style which has been perfected through years of Teaching Artist work in Brooklyn, NY.
Looking forward to making music, and helping you reach your Djembe goals together!

About Kojo Ayinde

My name is Kojo, professional musician & educator with my specific focus on the Djembe orchestra of Guinea, West Africa. I began studying and playing Djembe back in 1992 in NYC with local master drummers between Manhattan & my home town, Brooklyn, NY. Soon after that I began studying with Djembefol

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Patient and knowledgeable instructor.

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"I took my two daughters to see Fawn. That's when the love affair began! She was and is amazing. She's teaching them how to sing and play piano and she covers every genre from classical to jazz to show tunes to pop to ragtime to anything and everything! She also has them writing and recording their own original songs. My daughters adore her, we adore her and you will too!"
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Fawn A.
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"Brad Farmer is a classically trained guitarist with an emphasis in Bluegrass guitar. He has the perfect teacher "temperament" and never gets frustrated with me...very patient and able to provide great insight on the best ways to practice so that you can obtain your goals quickly. While taking lessons with Brad, I have made marked improvements in a short period of time. Highly recommended!"
Landon
Took Bluegrass Guitar lessons from Brad F.
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"Thomas is great. My 5-year old daughter took to him immediately, and while this was only her first lesson I already saw her interest sparked. He's not just a musician, but a true educator - which is crucial for kids of a younger age starting a new instrument."
Elora
Took Guitar lessons from Thomas V.
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"My name is Justin, and I've been tutored by Paul since October 2018. I came to him without any prior music experience and unsure if I could ever learn to play the guitar. I'm glad that I chose him as my tutor. He knows how to explain different concepts in a way that I can understand. That coupled with his eagerness for me to get better makes him an excellent teacher. Every time I attend his class I'm always motivated to improve. I would definitely recommend him to anyone trying to play an instrument."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Paul W.
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"Rob is a fantastic teacher who makes lessons enjoyable and extremely informative. He is great at breaking down and explaining concepts in an easy to learn manner. Overall incredible teacher, very talented and I definitely recommend him!"
Eric
Took Guitar lessons from Rob S.
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"Veronica was patient while we figured out the logistics of distance learning and gave me homework to challenge me.
She is personable, and someone I would be friends with outside of the professional relationship we share."
Amy
Took Piano lessons from Veronica B.
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"Anne is very patient, encouraging and understanding with different learning styles and beginners."
Elisabeth
Took Harp lessons from Anne R.
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"Lance is my first voice teacher. I decided to take lessons in preparation for reading poetry and short stories. Lance encouraged me to keep singing because he believes that I have a great voice. After practicing his exercises, reading his simplified approach to music theory and singing a few songs, I heard a marked difference in my voice and feel compelled to continue this journey.

Above all, I've benefited from Lance's pleasant, encouraging approach and am very excited about where this new journey can take me."
Jasmine
Took Singing lessons from Lance R.
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"Excellent teacher - deep concept; excellent skill

David adapted very well to the student's skill level and helped student improve greatly. He communicates the concepts clearly, observes and offers advise or play an example to provide the required guidance."
Okey
Took Guitar lessons from David R.
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"Awesome teacher!

Since our son started drum lessons, his progress in the past six months with Steve blows away that of his previous four years under two other teachers. Steve stresses fundamental drum skills but also encourages implementation of those skills through songs that are enjoyable, engaging, and current.

Steve has also helped our son succeed outside of just the lesson room. He gave him invaluable tips to help him shine during his Rock School gig. He instilled him with insight and confidence as he prepared to audition for his school's advanced jazz band; when we told Steve that our son was one of only two seventh grade percussionists to make the mostly eighth-grade band, he exuded such genuine pride and joy in our son's accomplishment. As parents, Steve is exactly the kind of teacher we want for our child!"
Sue
Took Drum lessons from Steven B.
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