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David C.

29 Reviews
Lakewood, WA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Awarded Best Original Music Score from Animadness 2006 Film Festival
  • Teaching since 1989
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David C.

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Electronic music and software and keyboard based synthesis.

About David

Hello! My name is David, and I am a music teacher of many different subjects. These include guitar, piano, bass, ukulele, recording, music theory, production, composition and film music composition. All styles, and all ages. Classical, Rock, Alternative, Slide Guitar, Blues, Jazz, and more!

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Albert Cerrato
Well I’m 76 years old and took guitar lessons and piano lessons years ago and kind of faded away but Always a music lover. And now I need a guitar which they said they would tell me where to buy one I’m looking forward to this very professional operation. I am impressed.
Jennifer & Sarah G.
I actually feel I got somewhere on the first lesson. He starts by teaching a song. Love it.
Jordan Waits
Awesome lesson very knowledgeable and fun to be around
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David L.

7 Reviews
Seattle, WA
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Awarded Dean's List from University of Washington
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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.

Andrew B.

2 Reviews
Puyallup, WA
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor of Musical Arts, Classical Guitar Performance from Pacific Lutheran University
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrew B.

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About Andrew

My name is Andrew. I am a private guitar teacher in the Puyallup,WA area. I have been teaching professionally in the area for the past 6 years, and have been playing and studying the guitar since I was 11 years old. Music is my life, and teaching people to play this music on guitar is my passion. M

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He’s dedicated to taylor a great experience for his students
Hannah
Andrew is an excellent instructor. He is really knowledgeable in music theory. I took lessons for only a short time but was able to learn so much, because he used my knowledge of piano to help me understand guitar concepts and he focused on the techniques and songs that I was most interested in.

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Caroline T.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts in Violin Performance from Manhattan School of Music
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Caroline T.

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I am an experienced teacher of 16 years! I thrive on finding each student's specific learning style and cultivating a positive and productive learning experience within that. I apply consistent and focused energy in getting my students to strive for their best, and I aim to inspire them to respond in turn with the same focused and accurate effort.

I believe that every person can be taught, that parental involvement is crucial in the development of musicians from a young age through the high school years, and that music education must not only train and strengthen the fingers of a student to be agile on an instrument, but must ultimately train the ear, the mind, the body, and strengthen the person. My mission is to educate and enable well-rounded, excellent musicians that will be able to use their gifts and talents in a productive and fulfilling manner.  I am committed to offering full musical instruction of the highest quality to students of any age in order to enrich the local ...

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Dr. Caroline holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from the Manhattan School of Music, Master of Music degree from Mannes College of Music in violin performance, and Bachelor of Music degree from East Carolina University in violin performance and piano performance. Caroline has cultivated a priv

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Maxwell R.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maxwell R.

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My focus is on playing by ear; as a seasoned session and touring musician with over 10 years of experience, the value of learning songs/techniques by ear is invaluable.

I take a holistic approach focused on your needs and interests, and am happy to focus on any style or approach be it songs, techniques, theory, or writing skills.

We can discuss your goals and make sure we cover them in our lessons!

I've played for artists such as Halsey, Kitten, and Meg Myers. I studied music in England at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) and Trinity College of Music in London.

About Maxwell

I'm a session and touring guitarist with over ten years of experience. I've established myself as a sought after multi-instrumentalist, performing and recording with artists such as Halsey, Kitten, EERA, Psychic Love, Katie Burden, Veronica Bianqui, and Meg Myers. Proficient in guitar, piano, bass

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Jeremy S.

46 Reviews
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  • Awarded John Philip Sousa Award from High School
  • Master of Music in Trombone Performance from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeremy S.

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As a collegiate educator, I have been a trumpet instructor on TakeLessons since 2014, and have been teaching all the brass instruments since 2006.

For the beginner level, I have introduced many students to their first instrument ensuring that fundamentals are in place. At the intermediate level, I have helped many students advance in competitions and seat assignments within their band program. As a collegiate educator, I have given masterclasses at universities and private lessons to music performance students preparing for auditions and solo recitals.

My students truly enjoy the online interaction during their lessons.

I have taught a wide variety of ages - everyone from 10 years old to 76 years old. One of the great joys I have in teaching is that each student brings their own unique strengths to lessons. My goal is to raise their level of playing while always having fun.

About Jeremy

My name is Jeremy S. and I have been on TakeLessons since 2014 and have been teaching privately since 2006. As a college instructor, I teach in the brass areas at The Ohio State University, Ohio Wesleyan University, Kenyon College, and Mount Vernon Nazarene University. The trombone is my prim

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Lindsey
Good teacher and player, really helped me figure some things out with my tone this year. Highly recommend
Zach
Great teacher to work with on trombone! Kind, funny, and has excellent trombone/brass expertise.
Katie
Jeremy is very patient, kind, and an overall excellent teacher. His teaching style is very helpful.

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"Kristin does an amazing job of meeting me where my abilities and needs are. She listens to what I want out of the lessons, but also challenges me to stretch beyond what I think I can do... and I'm often delightfully surprised. She also teaches me a great deal of music theory as we work through singing which is wonderful. Her guidance in helping me use my "instrument" properly has been so valuable. And she is very patient and intuitive in the process."
Ralyn
Took Singing lessons from Kristin H.
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"I was nervous about trying to sing again after acid reflux affected my voice. Eric gave great tips and good feedback to help improve my vocals"
Tess
Took Singing lessons from Eric W.
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"Tyler worked with our daughter for over a year prior to relocating to Portland. He was engaging and a talented teacher (and drummer!). We were sorry to see him leave Chicago, but whoever works with him will be in for a treat."
Alan
Took Drum lessons from Tyler B.
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"When my son started Ukelele lesson, he was only 5 years old. Jesse has been very patient and taught him all the kids' songs. Ever since then, my son has increased interest in learning more and has memorized his finger positions really well. Jesse is very professional and always pleasant. We highly recommend him."
Canace
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Mary took a systematic approach to evaluating my voice and structured exercises to start me going in the right direction. She did a great job explaining how to breath, what to focus on and how to practice. I have have no doubt that she will have me competently and confidently singing in the near future.

Steve"
Steven Skuder
Took Singing lessons from Mary W.
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"Candida is exactly what I was looking for.

She understood what I needed and helped me to obtain the confidence I needed as well.

Highly recommended !"
Saar
Took Classical Piano lessons from Candid L. B.
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"Jordan is amazing! He is not only phenomenal with his knowledge, but he is so kind and patient! He does an amazing job at understanding how to teach my daughter, and how to encourage her in an effective way! We are very thankful to have found him!"
Mary
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Jordan D.
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"Murray is an exsquisite drum teacher. He teaches my son all of the fundamentals of playing the drums. He ensures that my son knows how to read music, and knows how to play all genres of music. His lessons are always fun and he encourages my son to have fun while playing, but to do so professionally as well. Murray makes sure that my son knows the different drum rudiments that he plays, such as, paradiddles/flamadiddles, so when speaks about a piece that he has played, he can sound educated and professional about his craft. Murray deposits fruitful information about how to conduct business, if you are planning to have a career in the music industry. Thank you for being a great teacher and influence to my child."
Anquinette Gibson
Took Drum lessons from Murray P.
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"Matthew is a caring attentive teacher. Both of our sons are thriving with their drum lessons through his teaching. Thank you Matthew!"
Seth
Took Drum lessons from Matthew H.
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"Mr. Chen is very patient and professional."
YANNIE
Took Viola lessons from Chen C.
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