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Robin O.

5 Reviews
Lee, MA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelors Degree: Integrated Arts In Education from UMass Amherst
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Robin O.

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Robin is a touring musician who was a 2013 Boston Blues Challenge Finalist. She has toured regionally in the US and in Europe, headlining Blues Festivals in Italy and the Czech Republic.

Learn alternate bass and melody lines, finger-picking techniques, slide basics, and repertoire of Delta and country blues. Learn how to build muscle-memory and integrate the music into your body, so you can play what you feel.

About Robin

*** Travel Equipment *** I tell students what they need to buy and they do, although I will pick up books that they then pay me for. *** Specialties *** Piedmont blues, delta bottleneck blues, folk, beginning guitar introduction to Adobe Suite, color correction in Photoshop, Photoshop for pr

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Tanya
As a beginner & my first lesson was today , Robin was very helpful and had so much to share. I feel confident in her ability & knowledge to help me in learning to play the guitar .
William
I loved my teacher. Very professional and fun! I will not be continuing my lessons due to time restraints.
Greg
Really worked to help me learn what I wanted to learn
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Bobby S.

29 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • M.M. Jazz Trumpet Performance from New England Conservatory of Music
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Bobby S.

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The trombone is a colorful and exciting instrument played in many styles of music throughout the world, from jazz and classical to funk and soul to reggae, afro-beat, and Latin American music. In addition to covering the basic technical requirements of the instrument, I'm particularly interested in the many genres in which the trombone can be found, and I like to focus on the styles of music that most interest and challenge my students. I began playing soprano trombone over ten years ago, and I have taught tenor trombone privately and in public school programs for several years. I encourage the use of long tones, air support, and brass calisthenics to improve tone, increase range and endurance, and work towards greater flexibility.

About Bobby

I am a jazz trumpeter, improviser, and composer as well as an avid listener and enthusiastic educator. I maintain an active performance schedule playing improvised music as well as funk, soul, afro-beat, reggae, hip-hop, and American folk music. In addition to trumpet, I have experience performing a

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Jennifer G.
Bobby Spellman is a very skilled music teacher. We met him when my son was in the fifth grade and had just started playing the French horn. Bobby came to our house every week and did a truly fantastic job helping my son learn a really tough instrument. He has taught my son for three years--switching to Zoom classes during the pandemic--and established a terrific rapport him which enabled him to improve significantly and develop a real passion for his instrument.
george
Bobby is a great teacher, trumpet player and musician. He is the real deal. Look no further. I highly recommend him!
Filiz
Bobby is a great teacher. He analyzes the needs of the student very well and he is very patient while correcting and guiding the student. I highly recommend taking lessons from him!
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Andrew B.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Best Drum Teacher from Southern California Music School
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Andrew B.

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I am the owner of Light & Sound Studio, a recording/video production studio and have been an audio engineer since 2012. Learn to record/produce, within the first few lessons be able to create a multi-track recording with drums, guitar, vocals etc. learn to mix, master and export songs for distribution. I specialize in Logic Pro and typically use a hands on approach, and have the following tools available for your lessons: full service recording studio with Logic Pro X, vocal booth, reference monitors, professional microphones, midi keyboard, full drum set, guitar, electric guitar/bass etc. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you!

About Andrew

Andrew is available to teach lessons at his recording studio located in Feasterville. Andrew is a graduate of Musicians Institute College of Contemporary Music in Hollywood, California. Andrew spends his time teaching, recording, and playing music for local artists/bands. While in Los Angeles

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Mike
Wish there were more stars. Andrew is the most patient and gifted teacher. He’s been teaching our son since he he was two years old and we’ve stuck with him for almost 6 years. Highly recommend Andrew to anyone who wants to learn the drums.
Dana S.
Helpful, considerate, knowledgeable, and flexible.
annie
Andrew is teaching my daughter snare drum for marching band tryouts in the spring. The first lesson was excellent and she looks forward to working with Andrew in more lessons.
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Christian L.

24 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Classical Guitar from Bower School of Music at Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Teaches students 15 to 82
  • Teaching since 2006
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Christian L.

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Alongside the basic understanding of music structure, one of the most beneficial methods I have found when discussing writing is simply listening to music to transcribe, dissect, and discover what you, the student, wants out of your arrangements or original music.

Things that I find to be extremely important and the defining elements of a musicians writing style are chord progressions, melodies and note choice, meter (time signature), and overall sound and texture.

About Christian

My name is Christian L. and I am a 29 year old guitar/music instructor in the Orlando area. My interest in guitar began when I was 12 years old and blossomed into a full time obsession about 3 years later when I started playing small gigs as a solo guitarist playing simple jazz and classical pieces

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Rachel B.
I had an awesome first lesson with Christian, and I intend to have many more.

He is clear and thorough in his explanations, he checks in to ensure I'm understanding his instruction, and he is genuine in his efforts to help me reach my goals.

I'm looking forward to having my guitar technique and knowledge improve under his instruction.
Chloe
Christian has gone above and beyond my expectations for a guitar teacher. I feel very lucky to have found him as an instructor. My music and guitar knowledge has grown leaps and bounds over the past year. I highly recommend Christian!
Robert
Christian is great. Excellent communication and knowledge of the guitar. Most importantly, his enthusiasm for the guitar is infectious. I'm very much looking forward to my next lesson. Highly recommended.
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Jimi Z.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music
  • Teaching since 1981
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Jimi Z.

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All levels. Embouchee focused on with sound production first month with cutting edge Method Books utilized.

About Jimi

*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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Rakeen
Some people might fare better with this instructor. More chatting than instructing. Usually telling stories trying to sell himself and talk about how great he is. Delusional ideas about your relationship. Accusatory. Takes things personally. Burns bridges. Claims to be a vocal therapist but doesn't do any vocal therapy. Can provide bad advice and medical information.
Jim
This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
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Seth D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Seth D.

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Having a variety of experiences professionally and academically, I am very well suited to cater to the interests of my students. I am currently getting my Master's degree in classical guitar performance, but I often include a variety of styles in order to motivate your practice times at home. Whether you want really nail the sound of a Black Sabbath riff, learn to solo over a blues progression, or even learn a piano piece on guitar. I can help give you the tools to form your own musical identity.

About Seth

In my lessons, I make sure that I do my best to serve your interests. No matter what style of music you are passionate about, I want to help you develop that passion into musical ability. This is done through practice, analysis, reading, and listening. Even if you want to focus on metal or popular m

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Shaun K.
Very pleased with Seth who is patient and has a very positive teaching style conducive to learning the guitar!
Pauline Eadie
Seth is very talented and explains things in simple ways that are easy to understand. I am so glad to have found him!

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"Susan knows her stuff. One lesson was a good start."
Edward
Took Singing lessons from Susan S.
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"I started taking guitar lessons for the first time 10 months ago and am thankful I found such a great teacher in Ahmad. His positive attitude and love of music helps me stay engaged and lessons are productive and fun.

One of the great things about Ahmad is he listens to you and adjusts lesson content based on the feedback you provide. His ability to listen allows Ahmad to deliver a personalized lesson plan that incorporates your goals and gets you excited about what you are working on.

Ahmad also has taught me techniques to prevent and address minor aches that come up while learning to play. He takes this seriously and shows you how to prevent and resolve any issues that come up.

Overall, taking lessons from Ahmad has been a very positive experience. I look forward to continuing working with him to get better."
Shawn
Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"John is always on time and willing to make adjustments ahead of time when life happens. He is kind, friendly, and patient...helping our daughter become a better piano player."
Tammy
Took Piano lessons from John C.
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"I feel very comfortable taking ukelele lessons from Grant and plan to take another set soon to continue learning new melodies and practicing what he has taught me."
Martina
Took Ukulele lessons from Grant H.
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"Molly is a wonderful teacher. She is very sweet, funny and knowledgeable. This was my first ever singing lesson but she was very encouraging."
Debra
Took Singing lessons from Molly M.
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"Jesse has been teaching me ukelele and my husband guitar for the past few months. I had never picked up a ukelele before I started, and at the end of my first lesson he had me playing a song! He works great with absolute beginners (like me) and with those who have been playing but want to hone their skills (like my husband). He comes to our house, is always on time, and is a great teacher. I would recommend Jesse to anyone."
Janna
Took Ukulele lessons from Jesse H.
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"Just go to ronnie. Very knowledgeable from his mistakes and victories"
Brandon
Took Singing lessons from Ronnie B.
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"She is very knowledgeable, gives great feedback, and extremely personable. Would definitely recommend for classical training!"
Shanna
Took Singing lessons from Michelle T.
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"Heather is a such great teacher. I felt so great to have choose her. I'm definitely will continue taking classes with her. Heather has the talent to guide you in the right path. I loved it. =D A wonderful person to be around. She is just THE BEST."
Liliane
Took Singing lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Cris is great so far... one lesson in and my son is looking forward to the next."
Ben
Took Guitar lessons from Cristopher H.
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