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Chris J.

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Auburn, WA
Starting at $100
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1999
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Chris J.

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Students can expect a lesson that explores their specific interests, from basics to any style you like. I have been teaching bass for all styles of music for over 15 years and I am excited to share my skills with others. Let me help you learn the bass skills you want and have a fun time doing it.

About Chris

Chris has been playing the bass since the age of ten. He loves music and sharing has enthusiasm with students. Chris has been teaching students of all ages for seventeen years and is eager to share his skills with others. He teaches upright and electric bass, as well as music theory for students

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Sue F.
It's back to the basics for me! That is good because I am a new bass player. Lots of good feedback!

Rebecca B.

14 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, French, German, Hebrew
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Masters of Music in Voice Performance from University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance
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Rebecca B.

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Whether singing is your chosen career or just a treasured hobby, my goal is to help you succeed! I offer voice lessons to students of all backgrounds, ages and a variety of styles. I take a healthy, classical vocal approach to encourage freedom, ease and power in the voice. A student of Bel Canto, Alexander Technique and Yoga, I incorporate a full body approach to singing. My students range from amateurs to Broadway talent. I have prepared students to perform on stage, book agents, and to be featured in television and film. My younger students have been accepted into top performing arts programs such as The Professional Performing Arts School, Interlochen Center for the Arts and various conservatory programs.

Lessons are tailored to each individual student but generally begin with a breathing and vocal warm-up, followed by some technical exercises and finishing with a piece of music or several of their choosing. That being said, the lesson can be focused on whatever is ...

About Rebecca

"Whether it is nailing that next key audition, speaking with more confidence at your next big board meeting or just honing a skill that brings you joy, I look forward to working with you to give you the tools, training and support to succeed..." Praised by Opera News for her “pearly tone,” REBEC

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Isabel
Rebecca was very warm and friendly which helped my teenager feel comfortable and confident. She focused on technique. My daughter felt she learned a lot and is looking forward to her next lesson.
Noa
Rebecca is the most caring person I have ever seen. She wants her students to get better and find the voice that fits them. My experience with her was unforgettable and it will help me as I proceed with an intention of pursuing a career in singing.
Abby
Rebecca is a wonderful vocal teacher with an incredibly warm personality that puts me at ease at encourages me to enjoy the practice of singing. During lessons, she explains each exercise very clearly and always knows the right advice to give when I am having trouble grasping a concept. She always inspires me to work hard to reach my own goals and her dedication to our lessons together has already led to amazing leaps in progress in my voice. I would absolutely recommend her for students of any level of training; you will very quickly notice the progress in your own voice while enjoying the art of singing.
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Koon W.

2 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Koon W.

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Young multilingual (English, Cantonese, and Mandarin) piano and violin teacher who combines the formal traditional Eastern style of teaching, and the fun approach of Western style of teaching into his music lessons.

Fun lessons but also challenging
- I believes that fun lessons are easy to gain young student interest, but it often lack to give them motivation. In the lessons, I often challenge my students, let them be self-motivated and become a better musician.

Techniques
- I focus my lessons on teaching proper techniques with their instruments. With my experiences in taking lessons from American, Chinese, and Russian teachers, I learnt a great spectrum of techniques and like to teach what I had learn.

Learning pieces and other related topics
- Playing pieces and songs is only a small piece of playing an instrument. In lessons, I also teach proper music theory, and ear-training.

I have students from age 4 to retirement age. Early beginner to preparing for college ...

About Koon

I was born in Hong Kong, China. I have been studying music with a dual focus on piano, and violin since the age of 8. I Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music with a primary focus on piano performance from Arizona State University. I also hold a violin performance diploma from Trinity College

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Rebecca W.
Koon is very in tune with my sons needs and encourages him while also challenging him. I like the curriculum he uses and the foundational approach. JJ is doing great and we have high hopes. Thanks Koon!
JJ W.
Koon is excellent! Very attentive to the needs of my son. I expect JJ to learn a lot, he’s being challenged and is growing as pianist already, just 5 lessons in. Thank you Koon!

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Michan W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michan W.

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I”m patient, engaging, and have a deep love of learning and communicating my passion for music. Even though I’ve performed professionally as a soloist with orchestras, I know what it’s like to be a beginner- I was there just ten years ago!

If you take lessons with me, prepare to see your progress skyrocket. I work together with my students to create objectives that will enthuse them and make them want to practice, and then break those down into micro-goals, so that they are going to see tangible progress every day that they pick up the guitar.

I look forward to hearing from you!

About Michan

Hi there! My name is Michan. I’m twenty two years old, half Israeli/half Irish, and a recent graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, an well as an aspiring orchestral conductor. I’m always learning something new, so I know what it’s like to be a student. Right now, besides working as a pro

Paul R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul R.

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About Paul

You might not always notice it, but music is all around—from the stereo in your car to the music piped in at department stores. And you also may not be aware that music has a wide array of impacts on your health: Studies show that music has a strong effect on your mood levels and emotions, and also

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Julian L.
Paul is an amazing teacher. He took the time to find out what i needed, and focused the lesson on my needs. He made sure throughout the lesson to ask if everything was clear.
Trace. Mother of Sophia
Teacher Paul is teaching Guitar lesson in his place for my Daughter 9 years old who is a beginner to learn Guitar. Paul is very detail oritate and patient to teach my daughter step by step using very easy way to help my daughter getting into the point and make my daughter interesting to learn more and quickly jump into the based skill. Paul also provided flexible schedule to meet our need for the class. Paul shows his professional guitar skill and teaching skill for his guitar lesson. Paul is an excellent teachers. Thank him very much.
Julian L.
I had a great lesson, Paul took the initiative, and personalized a lesson for me. he took the time to find out what i know and what i wanted to learn. Thanks Paul
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Julian J.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Hebrew, French, Italian, Spanish
  • BM Jazz Performance from Berkee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Julian J.

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I have been teaching for the past 8 years, and have worked with any age or skill level you can imagine. This has allowed me to create a methodology that will make sure you obtain the foundation you need in order to thrive at playing an instrument, but never lose track of what kind of music you're looking towards learning, and where your interests lie. I also have extensive performing experience having played and learned styles such as Flamenco (my first introduction to music), Jazz (I have a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Jazz Performance), Rock, Blues, Classical music and many more.

About Julian

I have a Bachelors degree in Jazz Performance from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a Masters Degree from Queens College in Jazz performance, studying under musicians such as Mike Moreno, Antonio Hart, Alain Mallet, David Berkman, Michael Mossman, Tim Miller and many

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Aaron
Our lessons with Julian are eye opening. He showed me many great exercises to become a better guitarist. He has a great attitude and knows a lot about music! If you want to learn guitar, Julian is the perfect teacher. Always looking forward to my lessons.
Nick
If you're serious about learning Guitar, you should talk to Julian. Seriously, my playing has improved exponentially since studying with him, 100% recommended!
Mike
Julian is the man! I started learning guitar from him a while ago and I can't believe how far we've come. I can now play some songs by myself, even learn them without his assistance. I had this idea that I wasn't cut for music making (I used to play some violin when I was younger, never got any good at it) but I couldn't resist the idea of learning how to play some guitar. Thanks to Julian (and his patience!) I no longer feel like I'm unable to do this. Take a lesson with him, you wont regret it!

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"Just completed my first 5 lessons with Michelle and booked another 5. Such a lovely lady and an excellent teacher. I’m a 70 year old beginner and consider myself lucky to have found her.
No hesitation in recommending her ."
Sarah
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Michelle W.
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"Loved the lessons!

I am an adult learner and felt very intimidated about learning the violin at 45. Autumn is very patient, understanding, and encouraging. I have been working with Autumn for about five years and am now able to play in a small adult orchestra and am one of the most advanced in the group thanks to her. Thank you."
Leah
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"I've really enjoyed my lessons so far. Amy is a great teacher - very personable, patient, and funny, which makes learning a great experience!"
Erin Treacy
Took Violin lessons from Amy N.
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"Krisztina is a great musician, experienced teacher and wonderful person. I am grateful that I had the opportunity to work and play with her during the past years. She is really devoted to the instrument and music. She has my highest endorsement and recommendation."
Orsi
Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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"Our daughter really likes her. She's patient and eager to help Lessa learn and catch up to her grade level."
Lessa
Took Clarinet lessons from Robin L.
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"Linda’s an awesome Teacher"
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Took Banjo lessons from Linda L.
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"My experience with Mrs. Alice has been nothing but pleasant, not only is she caring, kind, and considerate, she's extremely talented in what she does. I have had the honor of being her student for nearly 5 years and am glad to say that if you're a student of Mrs. Alice then you are in good hands."
Frances
Took Piano lessons from Alice C.
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"Encouraging, receptive, genuine, and able to connect with my child on her level to give her a good start in learning her instrument. Pretty great for a first lesson.The studio was a really small area but not a problem for us."
Lauren
Took French Horn lessons from Rebecca F.
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"Very good technically. Very good teaching skills. A pleasure to work with."
Joseph
Took Piano lessons from MaryAnn D.
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"When I began taking piano lessons with Ruth, I had some elementary experience playing instruments years ago. I am an older adult student and although I hesitated initially to start learning again, I am very happy that I did start taking piano with Ruth. She understands exactly my strong and weak points and suggests better ways for me to practice. She is patient, tactful and encouraging and helps me working on my technique. I've been enjoying my classes with Ruth immensely. And I've been enjoying listening to her playing as well. Any time, at the end of our class, I ask her to play a different piece for me, she does it beautifully. I can highly recommend Ruth for children and adults alike."
Klara
Took Classical Piano lessons from Ruth F.
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