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Tia N.

6 Reviews
Lake Stevens, WA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
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Tia N.

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I've been teaching clarinet since 2012 and been playing woodwinds for over 10 years. Embouchure, fingering, sight-reading, posture, and tone quality are some of the topics I cover.

About Tia

Tia graduated from Dordt College in 2014 with a BA in Music Performance and Pedagogy. An avid vocalist and single-reed woodwind player, she has been studying music for over 15 years with a variety of teachers, and has experience in the Jazz, Musical Theatre, Praise, and Classical styles. Tia has

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Wanda K.
So wonderful and caring. Tia set me at ease and let me know it was all going to be just fine and then she proceeded to teach me and make the experience fun and interesting. Wonderful experience!
Laurel J.
Tia is friendly, and extremely helpful as well as knowledgeable. We love that she can come to our house.
The people we've talked with to set this up were also helpful and courteous.
Michelle
Tia is great! She improved my range by almost 2 octaves in a month!
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Will V.

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

7 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Dean's List from University of Washington
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David L.

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My teaching technique is learner-centered. I work with students to help them build a strong vocabulary of drum rudiments and have them apply their newly acquired drumming knowledge to the songs and genres that interest them most. I have found this to be ideal for those at the beginning and intermediate levels. For the advanced drummers out there, I may be able to assist with some minor application of technique or perhaps deviate from standard drumming practices to acquire a fuller awareness of the body's interaction with not only the drumsticks and drum set, but how to maintain total postural awareness.

For those interested in flamenco, I have a lifetime of experience with the rhythms of flamenco, am a professional cajón player, and study/perform flamenco guitar.

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.

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Joshua A.

14 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, German, Spanish
  • B.A. Sustainable Development from Columbia University
  • Teaching since 2015
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Joshua A.

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Build confidence in your singing, and learn to sing more clearly, beautifully, and resonantly. Together we will focus on exercises and repertoire that strengthen and build flexibility in your voice. I am a professional opera singer, active performer, and avid teacher of voice. I'm certain that in our work together you will gain confidence in your singing, be it in the shower, in front of an audition panel, or on a big stage! I hope to hear you soon!

About Joshua

Hello! I am a professional opera singer, and have studied singing, languages, and diction for over 10 years. Over this time, I've trained my ear to hear the subtleties of language and music, so whether your goals are to communicate clearly in English, or to sing and/or speak with confidence, I am h

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Nabeel
Very encouraging and excellent communicator.
Devon C.
Great teacher. 6 stars.
Devon C.
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Valerie B.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Teacher of the Month from Takelessons.com
  • BS in Music Education, K-12 from West Chester Universtity, West Chester, PA
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Valerie B.

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My approach is fun, simple, and easy to understand. I focus on getting a strong foundation and excellent first experience with music. The child will be given a lesson and theory book to work from, but will also be encouraged to play music they personally like. This keeps the child motivated to play and adds an element of fun! These songs can then be used in our recitals, for auditions, or put in their personal repertoire book.

About Valerie

Hi there! My name is Valerie. I'm a certified music teacher that loves to see a person grow in their love and ability for music. With 20+ years of teaching privately, experience teaching publicly in elementary school music classrooms, enjoying several years as a certified Kindermusik (preschool

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Alexander M.
Valerie is an excellent piano teacher. As an adult, I worked an obvious challenging schedule. She was extremely flexible and I always appreciated it! Valerie is very passionate about teaching piano and she is an incredibly talented and fun teacher! 10/10 would recommend!
Lisa A.
Valerie has been helping our daughter for several months with singing, music theory and piano. A very well-rounded, supportive and upbeat instructor. My daughter looks forward to seeing her every week.
Barb
Valorie is a wonderful teacher!!! She’s very up beat and keeps the lesson moving. Very committed to teaching, and to your child learning. Highly recommended!
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Iryna P.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
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Iryna P.

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I have been teaching the piano for 30 years. My lessons are fun and interesting. My student can chose the songs they want to play. I explain the material in an easy way to understand for all levels and ages.

About Iryna

I am originally from Russia. I have been teaching piano for 11 years in Russia, and 19 years in the United States. The way my lessons stands out is travel to my students. I teach my students at the comfort of their home. Also, I teach students in way that is easy for them to understand difficult ma

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Audrey W.
Iryna has been working with my young daughter for about 5 months now, and she is wonderful! She keeps the lessons fun and gives us lots of ideas and varieties of things to work on throughout the week to keep it engaging for a 5 year old, which is no small feat!
Evie T.
Iryna has been an excellent fit as my granddaughter's first piano teacher. She is clearly a knowledgeable professional, with the way she evaluated this young student for readiness, carefully assessing her physical abilities, temperament, listening skills, rhythm, etc. I am confident our granddaughter is getting grounded with a superb music foundation and piano instruction. You may be able to find a less expensive option, but spending a little extra money now so a child does not need to unlearn bad habits later seems worth it to me!

Iryna is punctual, joyful and makes our granddaughter's learning experience truly fun and very effective. We highly recommend you try Iryna! We are very happy with her as an instructor! E. Taylor
Rosali
Great first lesson.

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"My daughter never had singing lessons of any kind before Cyndi. Since the lessons, she has improved tremendously. Cyndi has done an outstanding job connecting to my 10 year old daughter! Highly recommend!"
Galan V
Took Singing lessons from Cyndi E.
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"Great first class cleverly used to refresh old skills and learn new things. Looking forward to my next class."
Eric
Took Guitar lessons from Matt M.
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"Amazing knowledge and unique vision when it comes to arrangement and composition in many genres."
Kavi
Took Arrangement and Composition lessons from Aashray H.
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"My daughter and I both took lessons from Robert. He is a great teacher and a really great person. Robert impressed me immediately with his knowledge and proficiency on the guitar, bass, ukulele and piano, and his patience and understanding about how to teach music. Some music teachers are incredible musicians but not good teachers, but Robert is great at both.

I highly recommend Robert to anyone looking for a music teacher for any instrument, any age, any genre."
John
Took Guitar lessons from Robert M.
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"First lesson was great! My son is very excited for the next one!"
Brenten
Took Guitar lessons from Chris L.
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"Nancy is awesome! I'm so happy I have this opportunity to tell everyone what a really great person and teacher she is. She's really demanding (but in a nice way) and knows her stuff technically, but she's also really encouraging and kind and I feel like she "gets" her students.

I'm going into my junior year at Cornell where I'm studying pre-med, and believe it or not I really feel like voice lessons with Nancy helped me get here. I love singing, but never had much confidence. I started taking lessons with Nancy my senior year in high school and she helped me sing so much better than I ever thought i could. She was really supportive of my song-writing too. I ended up getting a good part in the school musical (I went to a super competitive high school too) and performing my own songs at a couple of local venues.

Then as part of my college applications she suggested that I include a recording of me performing some French art songs by Claude Debussy. Not that I was a classical singer or was even going to study music seriously in college, but my family is French and I really like the poetry of Paul Verlaine. Nancy introduced me to some cool Debussy settings of Verlaine poems. I thought the songs would be way too hard for me, but with Nancy's help I actually sang them really well and did a good recording that I think helped set me apart in my college applications.

Now when I come back home I always have a few lessons with Nancy. (I still compose and perform my own songs) And don't tell anyone, but she's a lot better than any of the voice teachers at Cornell! Not naming names of course."
Cleo
Took Singing lessons from Nancy R.
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"Teresa is a wonderful intuitive teacher who takes her time to help children that are not so musically tuned to appreciate music. My 11 yr. old boy did not know what instrument to play nor did he want to play one, but Teresa was able to pinpoint one that he could start with and he progressed so much. My 6 yr. old daughter enjoyed a more free spirited song and instruments approach where she was introduced to sounds and singing. Milena wants to play the Piano now. I my self never played an instrument and I wanted my kids to be more tuned than me, I am so lucky to have found the guidance of such resourceful and kind spirited Lady. Thank You Teresa."
carol
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Teresa Y.
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"I have been trying to master an instrument forever. By that i mean guitar or piano since age 12. In my first five lessons I have made more progress than in all those years. I admit that the demands of everyday life can get in the way of my goal of being a musician, but Keith has brought me so very far.His empathy and professionalism has helped me to begin to overcome performance anxiety. His support has been priceless!!"
sherylann
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Keith D.
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"I was a student of Eric's for many years. He is very attentive, patient, and has real world tour experience & technical training to be able to help singers of all styles of music. He also helped me be a more well-rounded musician, producer & songwriter. A++"
Richard
Took Singing lessons from Eric J.
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"I thought I would be shy singing in front of another person but Mary has made me feel comfortable from the start."
Cheryl
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Mary W.
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