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Brett R.

11 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Español
  • AAAS digital/analog audio engineering from Shoreline Comm. College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Brett R.

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Lessons will include basic theories on chord progressions and modal options. Moreover, a fundamental ability to read and write music will be achieved early on.

About Brett

MUSIC INSTRUCTION AND ENJOYMENT OFFERED. Very enthusiastic and experienced musician available for instruction offering the following: # In-depth written music theory coupled with an equivalent of ear training and tone recognition # Introduction to performance skills with instruments

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Julie
I'm into my second month of weekly guitar lessons with Brett and can't believe how well I am playing already!! I've had some basic guitar lessons in the past but still very much a beginner. Brett knew precisely where to start and what I needed next to advance my playing, and broke it down into attainable steps. So far I've learned a good handful of strum patterns; I can finally play two songs pretty well and sing along; and I am in the rudimentary stage of learning to finger pick. Really love the fact that beautiful sounds are coming from my instrument! Highly recommend if you're ready to make the commitment to becoming a capable player.
Charlie E.
What a terrible experience. I signed up for lessons for my wife from Brett as a gift because he listed times that would work for my wife given that we have a young daughter, and have a hard time making time for lessons. Brett told us 3 days before the lesson that the time wouldn't work, then simply never showed for the rescheduled first lesson. Worse, he simply refused to do scheduling via email (he would leave voicemails and failed to return my wife's call when she called back as they were playing phone tag), and then told us he had another commitment during the slot we had supposedly reserved for him. Worse, he failed to update the site as he continually cancelled lessons and never showed up for scheduled times. I now have a huge hassle of getting a refund on the money I paid for lessons as opposed to a lovely gift for my wife. Life's too short and we're too busy for such an awful experience.
Scott P.
Great teacher for my young daughter

Brett has been a great teacher for my 5 year old daughter. She is just learning the basics of piano and Brett has been great at expanding her skill sets. She really enjoys practicing with him and actually looks forward to when he comes over every week!
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Ben G.

18 Reviews
Kenmore, WA
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Ben G.

18 Reviews
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I teach all levels of music theory.

About Ben

I have been teaching French Horn, piano and composition privately for about eleven years, mainly in Snohomish and King counties. I have also coached horn players in local school bands during this time, as well as helping students with learning disabilities. There are many difficulties that studen

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Lyric & Harmony B.
Ben was kind and reassuring at all times and also very knowledgeable and helpful with the technical help we needed. The kids felt very at ease with the way he gave instruction and I felt very confident that they are going to really learn from him.
Janie J.
Great teacher even with a language barrier.
Jeana J.
Shared lots of knowledge about his musical expertise. Excellent working with my 9 year old.
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Jonathan G.

5 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, French, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jonathan G.

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I have taught this subject at the college level. I emphasize theory in all of my studio teaching (piano, violin, viola).

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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Jeremie W.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • B.A. Music Composition from Columbia College Chicago
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Jeremie W.

31 Reviews
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Music theory is the basic foundation for every good composer and songwriter. There's a lot to learn and a lot that can be used in your own music. Even if you only want to play guitar and not write music, music theory can help you be a better improvisor, increase your harmonic knowledge, and play better in group settings.

About Jeremie

I'm a self taught guitarist who has been playing for 20 years. I have played professionally in numerous bands and ensembles ranging from jazz to folk to rock, and I've been writing music for the same length of time. I currently perform with one of my students from TakeLessons named Mackenzie O'Brie

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Kris
Jeremie has been awesome. Super patient and works on what you want to play!
Didi L.
Based on my first lesson with Jeremie, I feel very confident that he will be able to help me achieve my music goals, to learn jazz guitar and music theory in a gradual manner without feeling overwhelmed.
Samantha Prestenbach
Great first lesson

Jonathan B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded Finalist, Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards from ASCAP Foundation
  • Master of Music from University of Denver
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Jonathan B.

4 Reviews
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About Jonathan

I'm a friendly and fun guitar teacher. I help my students play their favorite songs quickly. From the first lesson you can expect to be playing the music you love! The lessons are completely customized to you. You are free to learn any style of music you wish. I also love to help students write and

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Mali D.
Highly recommended, very happy we found Jonathan! My daughter took to him right away, and learned a lot from him right from the start. The material he gave her to work on will be challenging for her, but not overwhelming, and she's excited to learn and progress.
Chris iannetta
Great teacher. Easy to understand. Great communication skills.
Tina H.
A great instructor!

My son had started with Jonathan in August and he has learned so many songs he loves and wants to learn! My son connects with Jonathan really well and I find my son practicing and doing what Jonathan has told him to do. Jonathan is great!
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Danielle L.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
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Danielle L.

33 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

I studied Music Theory for many years and have developed a solid technique that I teach all my students so that they can read music fluently

About Danielle

I have been taking the world by surprise since the age of 4. I began studying at Queens College at 6 years old and was a recital pianist by the age of 12. I was a consumer of music, from the Music Theory lessons on Saturdays, piano lessons on Thursdays and voice lessons on Saturday afternoons, my l

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Amanda C.
My daughter loved her first session and is excited for more!
Maya Y.
Danielle was encouraging and warm as an instructor for my nine year old daughter;immediately made her feel at ease. Danielle’s also very knowledgeable and experienced in her piano expertise .
Marilyn D.
Excellent teaching.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Seattle, WA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Seattle is $66. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Kelly really knows her theory, inside and out. And she can explain how it all works. It's much easier to memorize a piece once you understand the theory behind it: the progression of the chords, and their functions. I wish my former teachers had known theory instead of making me memorize all those notes with no explanation."
Andy
Took Music Theory lessons from Kelly A.
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"Really enjoyed my lessons and learned a lot. Would recommend!"
Kacey
Took Music Theory lessons from Grady T.
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"Greg helped me onto the path of speaking the language of music and why it matters. Music theory is not daunting if someone can show you how to apply it correctly. Greg has decades of experience and application. Let him help you!"
Andy
Took Music Theory lessons from Greg C.
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"By far the best teacher I have ever had. Paul makes lessons engaging, and his wealth of knowledge never comes off as elitist. He explains complicated theory in a practical way for anyone to understand. If I wasn't leaving Chicago I would have signed up for ten more lessons. Ask him about the own music he makes with his band. He's a super talented guy!!!"
Reid
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul W.
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"I have been taking lessons with Jimmy for 3 years and could not ask for a better teacher. He makes my interest grow and has a wealth of knowledge and the patience to share it. He challenges me regularly. I only wish I had found him sooner as previous instructors never had the flexibility or patience that Jimmy has.
Learning in such a relaxed environment has worked very well for me. My son has since started lessons with Jimmy as well and it has become a great experience for both of us."
Tim
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Patricio is the type of teacher that spends time making sure you understand the theory of music instead of just jumping to play the instrument. He knows how to integrate theory into his lessons so that everything make more sense when playing the instrument. He is very knowledgeable about music which makes the experience of learning enjoyable and fun. I had never touched a guitar before I started taking acoustic guitar lessons from Patricio, and he is gradually teaching me the basics with a lot of patience. I am still a beginner, but one of the reasons that I am still motivated to learn is because Patricio is so inspirational. I leave each lesson wanting to learn and practice more. In order to learn something new, you have to be inspired, and Patricio knows how to inspire people to learn."
Carlos
Took Music Theory lessons from Patricio P.
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"My name is Mary Mercurio Santos, and I am the Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction Coordinator for Azusa Pacific University. Adam worked under my direct supervision as a Tutor and Supplemental Instruction Leader for approximately three years while he was an undergrad at APU.
Adam's knowledge of music, and Music Theory is extensive and comprehensive, and yet he has the ability to break down these complicated theoretical concepts and make them easy to understand for even the most basic learner. I have seen him successfully tutor students at all levels of musical knowledge and experience. If you need to know ANYTHING about music, I strongly recommend you reach out to Adam for services."
Mary Mercurio Santos
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Lisa has been great at explaining some aspects of Jazz theory and improvisation that I have missed or only glossed over in the past. She has given me worksheets and examples that are nicely presented for further study. I recommend her for woodwinds and theory studies! A great teacher and a teachers teacher actually!"
Don
Took Music Theory lessons from Lisa N.
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"David really listens! Not only to what I want and need, but to where I am and to when I'm being too ambitious. I look forward to the rest of our lessons; I know I'm going to learn a lot."
Diane
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Amazing she’s perfect. Learned all I need to know. Can’t wait for future lessons to get so much better. Truly greatful"
Megan
Took Music Theory lessons from Summer L.
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