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Lyle R.

26 Reviews
Sun Prairie, WI
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor of Music from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • Teaching since 1989
  • 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.

Music Theory is a field of study which enables performers and composers to better understand the "nuts and bolts" of their craft. It can be exciting, and I intend to make it so by applying the concepts we discuss to real musical examples in all genres.

If you do not live nearby, we can learn together through online chat via FaceTime, Skype, or Google Hangout. I have openings during early daytime CST, which means if you're in the UK or Europe and you're an English speaker, I would be happy to schedule you.

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
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Kris S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's of Arts in Music and Psychology from University of Connecticut
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Kris S.

8 Reviews
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Learn chord structures, progressions, scales, and how music works. Expand your music tool box!

About Kris

Music is a rewarding art with infinite depths - the approach you take to learn it should reflect this. When you take piano lessons with me we’ll cover all sides of musicianship, with a focus on building creative ability. Your classes will be varied and fun, from useful music theory to piano exe

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Lino
9 months in taking lessons from Chris and it has been a great experience so far. Not only am I learning how to play the piano, but I'm also learning music theory. Not just how to play certain notes and chords but why. Highly recommended.
Zac
Kris is an excellent teacher and instructor. He caters each lesson to my abilities and interests. He explains music theory concepts clearly and follows up each lesson with an emailed summary of what was taught. He's willing to work with you at your pace. My skills as a pianist and song writer have improved significantly since I began working with Kris. He's been able to successfully adapt to online lessons in a way that has made it possible for us to continue working together even though he's on the East coast and I'm on the West coast. His talent as a musician is only surpassed by his skill as a teacher. I can't recommend him highly enough. If you want to take piano seriously and really develop as a musician, Kris is the best mentor you will find.
Judson
Kris tailored a curriculum for exactly what my goals were and in just under a year I went from 0 to quite confident on the piano! He's patient, flexible, and there seem to be no gaps in his knowledge.

Sara J.

30 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Awarded Schubert Fellowship from Songfest 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music, Minor in Theatre from University of South Carolina
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sara J.

30 Reviews
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Want to understand the building blocks of music? Music theory knowledge can help students in playing an instrument, singing, and reading music.

About Sara

**I have temporarily lowered prices on online lessons due to all of the COVID-19 school and work closings! Learning music is a great way to spend your time at home!** Hello, and welcome to my page! I am a classically trained singer from Columbia, SC. I have also taught and performed in Southern

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John
Sara is a wonderful Yoga instructor - very patient and flexible in supporting me as I learn Yoga.
Andreagia Bevilacqua
She really listens to what and how you sing and is clearly very knowledgeable.
Owen K.
I have a very shy 12 yr old boy. Sara has been wonderful working with him. He had never touched a piano until he started lessons with her and loves it. He has had 5 lessons plans to continue. Sara is great at sharing his progress and communicating with us on where he is. I would highly recommend her.

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Bonnie M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Winner, Convention Performer's Competition from National Flute Association
  • DMA from Graduate Center, CUNY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bonnie M.

2 Reviews
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Learn about scales, chords, chord progressions, and voice-leading! Learn for fun, or prepare for the AP exam.

About Bonnie

Learn to express yourself musically ​ Build connections with others through music ​ Develop pattern recognition strengths ​ Develop Fluency with musical languages ​ Bonnie is a flutist, composer and educator with over twenty years of experience teaching music. She has worked with student

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Casey R.
Amazing Player...Even Better Teacher.

From my first lesson with Bonnie, she opened me up to a new realm of musicianship and technique that I had never experienced before. She re-ignited a passion in my music that I was beginning to lose. I am forever grateful to her for this.

Bonnie is a hundred percent devoted to music, her playing and her teaching. One of the things I love most about her is that she seems to know everything about the flute, yet she is always striving to learn more. And if, every once in a while, there is something she doesn't know, she investigates. She finds an answer, contemplates it, and teaches me.

Bonnie is also a genuinely caring person who is entirely invested in her students. She often e-mails me after my lesson to tell me something that she had thought about relating to my lesson, proving that she is always thinking about ways to help me in my playing.

Bonnie continues to challenge me and encourage me in all my playing - she truly makes me feel that with enough practice and determination there is nothing I can't play. She even helped me attain a 100 on my all-state level piece this year. However, the score is less meaningful than the feeling I had after I performed that day. I knew that I was playing on a level I had never imagined - all due to Bonnie's inspiring me to always be better and her total confidence in me, not only as a flute player, but also as a musician.

Bonnie's musicianship and playing is unparalleled, her teaching style unique and engaging and, once you get to know her, she is quite the comedian. I am truly lucky to have her as my teacher.
Mary Ellen B.
An engaging and wonderful instructor

I have been extremely fortunate to have had Bonnie McAlvin teaching flute, piccolo and music theory to my older daughter for nine years and flute to my younger daughter for four. She is an enthusiastic and energetic teacher that inspires a great love of musicianship in her students. My older daughter is a first chair flutist in a wind ensemble and plays with a prestigious children's orchestra entirely due to the patient and thorough instruction she has received from Bonnie. It is a great blessing to have musically talented children but an even bigger blessing to have an instructor who can give them the skills and encouragement to achieve excellence. My older daughter is working towards attending a conservatory for college and the younger daughter fully expects to have music be part of her education going forward. This is entirely due to Bonnie's influence and guidance. We could not be more pleased. My girls love their lessons with Bonnie and I cannot recommend her highly enough.

Tia N.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • B.A. Music Performance and Pedagogy from Dordt College
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Tia N.

6 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

Received A's in 4 classes of college-level Music Theory, scored a 4 on the AP Music Theory Exam.

About Tia

Tia graduated from Dordt College in 2014 with a BA in Music Performance and Pedagogy. An avid vocalist and single-reed woodwind player, she has been studying music for over 15 years with a variety of teachers, and has experience in the Jazz, Musical Theatre, Praise, and Classical styles. Tia has

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Wanda K.
So wonderful and caring. Tia set me at ease and let me know it was all going to be just fine and then she proceeded to teach me and make the experience fun and interesting. Wonderful experience!
Laurel J.
Tia is friendly, and extremely helpful as well as knowledgeable. We love that she can come to our house.
The people we've talked with to set this up were also helpful and courteous.
Michelle
Tia is great! She improved my range by almost 2 octaves in a month!
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Jack S.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Italian, English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • B.A. in Music and Economics from University of Chicago
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Jack S.

10 Reviews
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Jack earned his BA in Music from the University of Chicago in June of 2019 and has been actively tutoring Music Theory since then. He has experience with a wide range of theory instruction, from integrating theory into beginner-level instrument lessons to assisting with AP Music Theory exam prep and college-level coursework.

About Jack

Jack Slavin is a music educator, aspiring musicologist, and pianist. Jack’s musical training began at the Pre-College Division of the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Sheryl Canellakis from 2005 to 2015. While in school, Jack performed in several New York venues, including Weill

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Chris
Jack is fantastic with working at YOUR pace. I had played piano years ago and wanted to get back into it. Jack was able to adapt exercises on the spot when he could see i was breezing through some things but struggling in other areas. Jack is also a very kind and understanding person - he was accommodating to my financial situation even before COVID. I would recommend Jack to anyone looking to start or brush up on piano.
Claire
Jack has been absolutely fantastic! My husband and I have had other instructors for our two children but they never worked out. Jack is very patient with them and very enthusiastic about what he teaches them. He is very supportive and has high expectations of them, which is exactly what my family was looking for.
Allison
Jack is the most lovely teacher. I couldn't recommend him more! He is patient and kind but also incredibly knowledgable. If you're looking for a piano teacher, look no further.

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The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Sun Prairie is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
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"Ms. Carol is a great teacher. She is patient, kind and knowledgeable teacher. She makes sure that you understand every single thing. I enjoyed my first lesson with her a lot!😄"
Hanaa
Took Music Theory lessons from Carol K.
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"Although, I've only worked with her for about 3 months, I have learned so much musically. Ms. Christine is very professional in her work. She's very passionate about her craft and loves teaching. She will go out of her way to check on my progress musically and see how I'm doing throughout the work week.

I'm very grateful for her dedication to the art of music. Anyone who is looking for a caring instructor; look no further than Ms. Christine."
Nancy
Took Music Theory lessons from CHRISTINE G.
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"Jimmy teach music not just guitar. He teaches common senses ways to make it easy to understand and retain. He is an excellent teacher"
James
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"Very personable. Clearly knowledgeable. Encouraging and patient.

I am a beginner, with usual stage fright and hesitation and did not feel uncomfortable at all."
Danielle
Took Music Theory lessons from Molly M.
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"Ahmad is an amazing teacher to say the least!! I've playing guitar for years with never a full grasp of harmony, and within a few short hours he caught me up on some of the most vital information I was missing. A true expert teacher.. Give him a chance... You won't be disappointed!!!"
Bill
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"David really listens! Not only to what I want and need, but to where I am and to when I'm being too ambitious. I look forward to the rest of our lessons; I know I'm going to learn a lot."
Diane
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"So easy even this old timer can get it

Tim is an excellent, patient and caring instructor. I am a brand new guitar owner from a rural area in North Dakota. I was looking for a guitar teacher but all required a 30-60 minute drive. I found Tim through the Betterfly website and have taken several lessons through Skype. It has been a great experience that I would recommend to anyone from beginner on up"
Christine
Took Music Theory lessons from Tim B.
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"Bill is an excellent teacher! He caters the lessons to what you want to learn and sure knows how to teach. I like that Bill was able to highlight my strengths while still challenging and bettering my weaknesses. Highly recommend lessons with him!"
Jonathan Miller
Took Music Theory lessons from Bill G.
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"Shon is an expert at all aspects of teaching music on multiple instruments but is especially gifted at teaching music theory that helped me learn to play by numbers which helped me change keys on the fly. No more writing out the chords for praise and worship music. So knowledgeable. You need to stop think about it and call him up and schedule your first lesson. Shon rocks!!"
Ken
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"Rebecca has GREAT PATIENCE. Best teacher I've ever studied with and I can't wait for our next lesson. Just from one lesson, my music theory skills have vastly improved."
Richie G.
Took Music Theory lessons from Rebecca S.
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