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Popular Music Teachers in Deerfield, WI

Lyle R.

26 Reviews
Sun Prairie, WI
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lyle R.

26 Reviews
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I cannot learn something without wanting to immediately begin sharing what I know. That's what inspired me to begin teaching, and it continues to drive me today.

My credo is, "Take fun seriously." There is a reason we say that we "play" music; it is meant to be entertaining, for the listener and the performer. I know you want to learn to play an instrument so that you have one more pleasure in your life, and not to take up a new profession. But I also assume the highest potential in my students. If something is worth learning, it's worth learning well. My goal is for people to say to each other, "There seem to be a lot of good guitarists coming out of the Madison area. What's in the water?" My bottom line: Whatever your personal objectives, it is my job to discover them and help you meet them, whether you're interested performing at the campfire or the concert hall.

If you do not live nearby, we can learn together through online chat via FaceTime, Skype, or Google Hangout. I ...

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

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Scott R.
So far so good. Very patient as mistakes after mistake was made. Corrected quite a few mistakes I was making so that my habits would be good habits from the start. Let me talk to myself as I messed up and complimented me when I was on the right track.
Nancy C.
Great lesson! Thanks!
Robert C.
complete novice; adult student. First lesson very relaxed. Excellent blend through-out lesson of questions and information my goals and background as well as instructor's goals for me and his background. First "technical" part of lesson was manageable and care taken by Lyle to make sure I understood what was being presented. I left the first lesson feeling this would be a good fit between instructor and student

Kay S.

18 Reviews
Whitewater, WI
Starting at $27
  • Speaks Italian, German
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music Education from University Of Kansas
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Kay S.

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Teach technique- Vocal Production. and styles- Broadway, Classical, Pop, Jazz, Country

About Kay

Greetings, my name is Kay. I have been singing and acting professionally since the age of 8. I started in Broadway Musicals and am presently an Opera and Sacred singer. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and a Masters in Voice Performance. I have taught private voice lessons in New York

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Aydon C.
Kay seems very knowledgeable and has great experience!
Julian
I have been working with Kay for 4 years and have seen great improvement in not only my sound, but my technique, going from a frequent ensemble member, to being fortunate enough to be cast in leading roles, Kay has brought me a very long way.
Elijah
Kay has been teaching me for about a year now and it has been a wonderful experience. She is always polite and kind when we meet, she is flexible with scheduling when the issues of life come up. Of course she is incredibly knowledgeable with vocal technique and the world of Professional Singing which is very helpful for someone like me who has little experience.

Xin H.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Xin H.

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I have had many experiences preparing for auditions for schools, symphonies and even for mock auditions. I have also learned about the audition experience through studying with my professor at Eastman, Peter Kurau, and through masterclasses with the renowned horn professor, William VerMeulen of Rice University.

About Xin

I am a professional Horn player. I am currently a student at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester getting my Bachelor's of Music under Professor Peter Kurau. Horn players can expect to have a unique sound, and I intend to let the student harness that rather than stick to whatever standard o

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Sarah
Xin is an energetic and friendly instructor. I was so glad to see she brings her horn to the lessons as well. My child connected with her right away, and he has a renewed excitement for his instrument.
Jill D.
Xin is a superb instructor. She is very patient and has provided me with techniques and tips that have improved my horn skills significantly. She is very knowledgeable and online instruction allows her to provide immediate feedback during the lesson. Though I have a long way to go, the improvements I have experienced have far surpassed my expectations.
Andrew
I haven't taken lessons from Xin, but as a colleague of hers at the Eastman School of Music, I can honestly say that she is one of the best and most dedicated horn players I've ever met. I have no doubt that Xin's skills as a musician would transfer well to her teaching. You won't go wrong with her.

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Michelle A.

103 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Magna cum laude from University of Redlands
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Michelle A.

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These lessons are focused on re-awakening the student to their creative potential through authentic self-expression. Although centered around the voice, Michelle will use various techniques to help unlock any resistance or hesitation to expressing ones whole self more fully in the world. By first understanding and recognizing the voice as a vessel for creativity and authenticity, we can then cultivate habits and techniques, which allow the student to gain confidence, joy and inspiration through the expression of their authentic self. These lessons are ideal for those wishing to gain more confidence in their speaking voice, the individual looking to overcome any type of performance anxiety and/or for the student wishing to cultivate a speaking voice that more fully reflects and resonates the individual they desire to express themselves as. This can also be a wonderful opportunity for the seasoned performer to take their artistry and connection to their craft to the next level.
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I believe that everyone can sing, it is just a matter of learning how to use your own unique instrument. From a very young age, as a performer, I was sharing my love of the arts with others. I grew up with an immense appreciation for the self-expression and creativity that result from all forms of

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Lei C.
Fun first class with Michelle, Ella loves it. We've learned a lot. Ella wants to give 10 stars......
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Christi
My first lesson was fun, and i'm looking forwards to my next ones! I would recommend for beginners, because Michelle is really excitable, and makes you want to do your best and have fun.
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Victoria S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's in Piano Performance from Bryan College
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Concerto Competition, Co-Champion from Bryan College
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Victoria S.

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I view each individual I work with as unique and valuable. This translates into providing student-centered lessons where I strive to offer not only high quality instruction, but also a healthy relationship where questions are welcomed and humor and creativity can abound. Since first teaching privately in 2016 I have enjoyed getting to work with people of a wide range of ages, levels, personalities, and learning styles. Finding ways to keep music fun and alive for my students is something I am passionate about and something my training has prepared me for. I have a Bachelor's in Piano Performance and have completed coursework for my Master's in Music Therapy. The wide variety of courses I have taken, from those on teaching piano to those on human psychology and development have helped me in both my teaching and in relating with my students.

About Victoria

I am a piano teacher, pianist, songwriter, and future music therapist. I have a Bachelor degree in Piano Performance and have completed all coursework for my Master's in Music Therapy. I have taught students of various ages, levels, and learning styles since 2016, including an internship teachi

Kenny S.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 14 and up
  • Awarded Arts and Letters from Council for the Arts
  • Teaching since 1990
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Kenny S.

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Kenny has been playing guitar since the age of 14, has received awards and grants from the Canada Council, and is an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His approach to teaching guitar helps students learn quickly and maximize musical potential.

I'm a guitar player and singer songwriter from Montreal, Canada, have been living in Chicago for seven years, and have been playing electric, dobro, and acoustic guitar in the studio and on the stage for 20+ years. I play fingerstyle in a variety of tunings and am also a proficient flatpicker covering folk, bluegrass, electric, blues, and country picking techniques.

Whether you are a songwriter looking to improve your basic skills to perform a wider range of material, or a flatpicker looking to refine your improvisation skills or learn fingerstyle and open tunings, I can help you learn the correct approach to help bring your playing to a new level.

We all have within us, the ability to be an excellent player. ...

About Kenny

Kenny has been playing guitar since the age of 14, has received awards and grants from the Arts Council, and is an instructor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His approach to teaching guitar helps students learn quickly, have fun, and maximize musical potential. Kenny has played at Fe

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Robert
Great first day!
Jim
I recently started taking lessons with Kenny to try to learn some basic lead guitar in a one on one setting. I've been very impressed with his preparation, taking the time to tailor the lesson to my level of play and the music I am interested in playing. He also is very encouraging and is interested in my learning and progress, even going beyond the one hour lesson time to ensure that I have the tools necessary to continue to work at home.
Zion and Isadora R.
Great 1 st lesson. He was patient and supportive with the kids!

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Tommy taught me bass for about a year and in that time I learned more about my bass and amps, how to play better and read and interpret music better, how to play better with others and even music theory (especially as it relates to bass playing).
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Tommy W.
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"Ree is a very down to earth person and an amazing singer, even more so in person. I love the way she teaches, she knows what she is doing. I’m a very nervous person when it comes to singing, and she has techniques for relaxing and giving me my own space to be free and have fun. And through all of that she always stays professional."
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Took Singing lessons from Ree B.
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"Stephanie is very knowledgeable and teaches in a warm and patient way. She is fantastic! I would highly recommend her!"
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Took Vocal Training lessons from Stephanie H.
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"Francesca is an excellent teacher and we learn a lot of interesting things in each session. She is an amazing voice coach."
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"Lana has proven to be a wonderful teacher over the past couple of months since I have been using her. I have a demanding sales job in Florida that requires me to travel by car all of the time. Basically living out of hotel rooms a couple months out of the year, I have not been able to continue my hobbies so easily especially playing the piano. After having a dinner conversation with a co-worker, he mentioned to me that I take online piano classes. He knew of Lana through a relative that recently had a recital that he attended and was impressed with their progress. Sounded like a great idea. I reached out to Lana, put the keyboard in the trunk of the car, and the rest was history! I was a little hesitant of taking online instruction at first but it really has allowed me to continue my hobbies on the road and greater flexibility when I am home as well. The quality of the video streaming works well and I really enjoy the instruction that Lana has provided for me. She seemed to understand my pace of learning and had me fine tuning some technical issues that I was having. I am extremely satisfied with her services and look forward to our instructional sessions. I would definitely recommend her to anyone interested in taking piano lessons online or in person."
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