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Lisa A. West Bend, WI

About Lisa

Lisa studied Classical Piano under Ruth Jones for 13 years and under Audrejean Heydenburg at Spring Arbor University for 2 years. She studied Voice under Tamara Whitley for 6 years and under Charles Livesay at Spring Arbor University for 2 years. Lisa has been teaching Piano lessons for 10+ years and Voice lessons for nearly as long. She studied piano pedagogy and vocal music education at Spring Arbor University for 2 years. She then taught music at West Highland Christian Academy for K-12 students and Home School Band and Choir for upper elementary students. Along with teaching, Lisa leads worship at Bend City Church and has accompanied for several community plays and student scholarship events. "I enjoy all kinds of music and really want to share my love of music with people of all ...

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Don S. January 24, 2015
Piano · In studio
Lisa's knowledge and patience is amazing.
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marisela P. October 2, 2014
Singing · In home
Verified Student
Lisa is always so excited and ready to teach she makes it fun every time I really enjoyed her teaching me, thank you Lisa!
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Ava C. August 14, 2014
Singing · In home
Verified Student
I feel Lisa has knowledge of vocal nuances that could only come from a life devoted to music and song.+
Deborah B. Oconomowoc, WI

About Deborah

I have enjoyed teaching music and piano for many years I want students to enjoy music as much as I do. I have accompanied various choral groups, as well as students who participated in band competitions. Teaching music has always been a passion for me, and I believe every student has the potential to learn and have fun while doing so. *** Lesson Details *** The lessons I teach are laid back, fun, and challenging. Each student learns at his/her own pace, so I tailor the lessons to him/her. Within 3-6 months, the student should be able to play simple pieces with a sense of pride and accomplishment. *** Travel Equipment *** I will buy the piano books, and they can reimburse me. They need to have the piano or keyboard. *** Specialties *** I have used many different courses, but ...

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AvantikaN July 25, 2012
Deborah has a good command over the subject and knows good tricks to make the learning easy even for beginners like me. So far I have taken three lessons and I am happy with what I have learned till now and looking forward to learn more...
Justin B. Oconomowoc, WI

About Justin

I currently stay at home with my two kids, and I love seeing the excitement in their faces whenever they strum on my guitar, plunk around on the piano, or learn a new song to sing. This, along with my own childhood steeped in music, sparked a desire to share music with others and help them learn music. My teaching philosophy has always been more student interest driven, relaxed and less structured. I think that a very strict, highly structured, cookie-cutter environment, especially in music, can be suffocating to a student's interest. Students have less invested in learning music, and likely won't have any fun, if they are simply being told, "This is what we are learning, this is how we will learn it, and this is the pace at which we will learn it." Experience: Completely ...

Lyle R. Sun Prairie, WI

About Lyle

- Degree in Music Theory / History from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. - 25 years' teaching and performing experience. - Fluent in all electric styles, plus acoustic and classical. *** Lesson Details *** I like to cover the fundamentals while focusing on your personal goals. All stages of ability are welcome, from rank novice to pro. We'll determine what you wish to learn, and build a roadmap to get there. *** Studio Equipment *** Home Office in his Townhouse: Music stand, recording equipment, two chairs. *** Travel Equipment *** Student provides guitar, amp, music stand. I bring laptop and speakers when necessary. *** Specialties *** All types of jazz, from swing to modern. Rock, Metal, Blues and Country. Composition and improvisation.

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Adam K. March 27, 2015
Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Lyle has been a great instructor so far. He has taught me how to think about and practice guitar better. He has a wealth of experience and knowledge that he shares in an easy-going way. I feel better prepared and confidant that I can reach my desired skill level, rather than it seeming like a fantasy. Highly recommended.
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Jen M. February 5, 2015
Banjo · Online
Verified Student
Good combination of book learnin' and improvisational instruction.
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Katrina G. July 11, 2014
Banjo · In home
Verified Student
Lyle is awesome! Lessons are fun and helpful, he focuses on helping you meet your musical goals. I am an adult absolute novice, never played an instrument before, and I feel really good about my progress. If a year ago someone would have asked me "will you ever play an instrument?" I would have said absolutely no and that I didn't think I was even capable of learning an instrument, I considered myself to be very non-musical; but not anymore. 1 star off because we've had a lot of cancellations and reschedules but that's partially my fault as well since our lessons are on Friday nights and he warned me he often plays gigs or has to travel to gigs on that night.
Dafydd B. Madison, WI

About Dafydd

I am an active freelance hornist in the Madison, WI area. Beginning my studies at the age of nine, I have been playing the horn for 15 years. After finishing high school in Houston, Texas, I relocated to Baton Rouge, Louisiana where I began my undergraduate work at Louisiana State University under the instruction of Seth Orgel of the Atlantic Brass Quintet. Upon completion of my Bachelor of Music degree in 2011, l moved to Chicago, IL where I spent the next two years earning a master's degree in music performance. During this time I studied with Dale Clevenger, long time Principal Horn of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. During my career, I have performed in a wide variety of settings including orchestral performances, musicals, operas, chamber music, and solo performances. *** ...

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Cheryl J. May 10, 2014
Trumpet
Verified Student
Dafydd is a Top Notch Instructor

Dafydd is an incredibly gifted trumpet instructor. He is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, innovative and artful. I have noticed great improvements in my breath control, technique and overall sound since I began taking lessons from him. He tailors the lessons to capitalize on my strengths and improve my weaknesses by stressing good trumpet playing basics. He has helped me to achieve the competitive edge I was looking for and to gain the confidence I need to succeed as a trumpet player. The lessons are challenging and enjoyable.
Heather R. Mukwonago, WI

About Heather

Having begun teaching lessons while still in high school, I went on to major in music and graduated with a degree in sacred music in 1999. Since earning that degree, I have accompanied for three separate vocal music CDs using original improvised piano accompaniments. I have played sacred music in church for 25 years and have a great deal of experience improvising with hymns. I have taught piano, flute, choir, and general music at a private academy for over ten years. Having recently earned my Masters in Education, I enjoy discovering students' strengths and seeking to shape them into the best musicians and individuals they can be.

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