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Amanda A.

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Seattle, WA
Starting at $67
  • Speaks Thai, Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Amanda A.

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At the age of nine, music started to become a major staple in my life. I took a strong interest in guitar, being shaped by many well-known musical influences. Also expanding my string family, adding violin/fiddle and ukulele at an early age, as well as studying classical piano. I love writing and recording my own music, working with various genres such as Folk, rock, pop, indie, country, alternative, and various Spanish and classical style guitar.

I enjoy adapting my music lessons to the style and genre of music my students love and enjoy learning. In turn, I want to help people find a love and joy for music, just as I have!

About Amanda

Amanda is an aspiring music teacher from Bend, Oregon living in the beautiful West Seattle area. At the age of nine, music started to become a major staple in Amanda’s life. She took a strong interest in guitar, being shaped from many well known musical influences. Amanda expanded her string famil

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Alexis
Amanda makes things easy to understand and is very patient! I love our music lessons.
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Holly T.

18 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, American Sign Language
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Holly T.

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I have been teaching piano in the Seattle area for close to ten years. I have worked with young beginners to intermediate and some advanced students. My methods are eclectic and I often draw from the Kodaly Method for beginners. I encourage my students to sing along while they play to reinforce learning, accessing multiple neural pathways.

I teach my students to read music and play with feeling and heart. I instill a love of music in my students by creating musical moments in them and expose them to a wide variety of genres and styles. Students will learn basic technique, theory, improvisation, and performance etiquette, all while having fun!

About Holly

I am an enthusiastic musician with a talent for teaching. I have worked as a voice and piano teacher in Seattle for over 16 years. Previously employed at The West Side Music Academy in 2003-2006, I realized my passion for individual instruction early in my career. I studied Music Education under D

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Jennifer
Very happy with my lessons. She is an excellent teacher.
Jennifer
Lesson went well. I am very happy.
Tarani
Excellent first lesson. Holly makes piano and voice feel less intimidating. I feel confident and excited for more.
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Evan W.

19 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Brechemin Scholarship 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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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!!!
Drayden F.
Evan was very nice. This was the first lesson. More to come!
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David L.

7 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $62
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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David L.

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Studied nearly two years of Portuguese while receiving B.A. in Spanish from the UW. Portuguese is extremely fun and relevant for anyone interested in travel!

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, Dy

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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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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 two graduate degrees in Music Performance. I have taught this subject for over twenty years. I have played as a regular substitute violinist with the Seattle Symphony.

About Jonathan

I have over 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 - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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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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Will V.

17 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • 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 playin

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Brenna
Will is great! Very patient and was able to slow down and break things down when I was too challenged. Very astute! I plan to buy more lesson packages with him.
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.

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Took Theater Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Such a helpful instructor! He really takes the time to make sure you're getting it and is always welcome to stop him whenever you don't get it. I would definitely take classes from him again! Oh! His choreographies are always so fun!"
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Took Hip Hop Dance lessons from Kenneth Jordan M.
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"Kelsey is an amazing teacher! She absolutely loves what she does and has such a fun energy. Kelsey challenges you and helps you come out of your comfort zone to show your true potential. She has absolutely helped boost my confidence."
Erica
Took Acting lessons from Kelsey J.
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"Jared is a great instructor!"
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"Gabriel is awesome! I had absolutely zero acting experience before him. He taught me the basics of acting as well as tips to get into the industry. I am now working on video reels and perfecting monologues. I highly recommend Gabriel for any experience level. I am now much more confident in my abilities and am very excited to continue learning from him."
Emily
Took Acting lessons from Gabriel
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