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Robin O.

5 Reviews
Lee, MA
Starting at $35
  • Bachelors Degree: Integrated Arts In Education from UMass Amherst
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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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Chelsea D.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chelsea D.

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Experienced teacher of 15 years, specializing in the beginner/intermediate studies of acting! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you be learning the ins and outs of acting, you will also learn about the business, how to prep for an audition, how to create a believable character and so much more. Are you ready to put your career first? Great! Let's get started!

About Chelsea

Hello fellow actors! I'm a trained theatre actor who is starting to make her way in television/film. I have been trained by The Lee Strasberg Film and Theatre Institute in Script Analysis, Method Acting and Emotional Memory. My list of studies includes Shakesphere, Cold Readings, Character Develop

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Ricardo P.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1990
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Ricardo P.

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Learn everything you need to understand the theory behind all western music. Learn how to read music, learn harmony and how to build any chord, scales, arranging, scoring, jazz theory, classical theory. Learn what makes different styles sound different and how to be authentic with each style.

About Ricardo

I have been a professional musician and teacher all my adult life. Music is my passion and has always been how I make a living. I teach piano/keyboards, guitar, voice, bass and ukulele. I studied classical piano at SUNY at Buffalo and I initially learned to play guitar and singing on my own. Years l

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Ollie M.
Clear instruction, patient with the process, and encouraging when I get it right. A good lesson. I finally figure this jazz thing out!
Mark
I like the direction that we are headed!
Ollie M.
Quickly figured out what I needed and began working on the plans to move me forward. Felt like I learned a lot in the initial lesson and am looking forward to the ones to follow.
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Jonathan G.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, French, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jonathan G.

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I have taught the Humanities at the college level since 1987. In
all of my teaching in other areas (music, writing, etc.) I emphasize the Humanities' relationship to those other areas.

About Jonathan

I have over thirty years of experience working with students of all ages, both in private and group settings. I have also taught in Latin America - in Spanish - as a Fulbright scholar. I have had the privilege of teaching with TakeLessons.com since 2012.

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Adam
I've been taking piano lessons with Jonathan for over a month now and I've been very pleased with his teaching. He's extremely knowledgeable and skilled, but what I appreciate most is his enthusiasm during lessons. He keeps the lessons fun, even when the subject matter is difficult. On top of this, he's just a cool, nice guy who I've enjoyed getting to know.
Brandon
Working with Johnathan has been a joy.

It was my purpose setting out to study music in general, not just to study an instrument but to use the instrument as a means of approaching music in the abstract. I set out to study music’s mechanics and theoretical foundations.

Jonathan is very knowledgeable and very meticulous. He has a precise and analytical sort of mind, and very strong foundations in his classical training.

To have a wealth of knowledge in one's subject is not enough, one also has to know how to teach (which is a whole skillset of its own). It is clear Jonathan is an experienced teacher. I have never felt rushed with Jonathan, he is very generous with his time. He provides ample resources for study outside of our sessions, and is quick to respond to emails. He has lent me books, sent me links to videos, and provided me with plenty of homework.

Jonathan has also been very accommodating in allowing me to have some authority in planning lessons and exploring my own interests. Particularly I wanted to study modal music and found a folk song in the Locrian Mode. We took a break from the Suzuki work we had been doing and he helped me transcribe the song and practice.

I could not recommend Jonathan enough, I am switching focus from violin to piano for the time being and will be employing him as my piano tutor, and I’m very much considering taking spanish lessons under his tutelage as well.
Ian S.
Ian Really enjoyed his lesson. Jonathan is very knowledgeable and helped Ian with his basic skills and gave him great pointers. He also gave him an outline and daily practice requirements.
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Mel P.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $29
  • Teaching since 1968
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Education from Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
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Mel P.

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Classical and finger picking styles. You will learn correct technique.
I am excited to show you!

About Mel

I have tons of experience and formal university training in music education. I know how to take the complex and make it simple. There are very good reasons my students rise to the top. Experience makes a difference, and I have more professional teaching experience than 99% of other instructor

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Hannah
I highly recommend Mel for fiddle. He had a lot of really good tips and was very willing to find songs that fit the kind of music I wanted to play. Highly recommend!
Ilona
I absolutely love Mel’s lessons and look forward to them every week! I haven’t played seriously in years and have developed some bad bowing habits and difficulty with pitch over time and was close to not playing anymore. After reading the other reviews, I decided to give him a try and am so thankful I did!! My bowing and intonation is improving, he incorporates some music theory appropriate to what we are learning to master the song. I can’t wait to see where I am in 6 months from now! Thank you Mel, my passion for music is returning and am looking forward to my audition in the community orchestra next season!
Hannah
I just started working with Mel and he is awesome! He really listened to my goals and the type of music I am interested in playing and he is planning our lessons based on that. He is very good at explaining things and giving examples. I look forward to our lessons. Highly recommend!
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Daniel A.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks Chinese-Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • A.F.A. Fine Arts-Music from Harper College
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Daniel A.

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14+ years experience in training and teaching the traditional styles listed below. Feel free to check website for authenticity and lineage. Certified instructor under "Green Mountain Arts."

Chow Gar Southern Praying Mantis
Chen Tai Chi

www.chicagochowgar.com

About Daniel

In addition to teaching music, I have also worked as a special education assistant and wrestling/track coach at Lake Zurich Middle School South and an assistant Kung Fu/Tai Chi instructor at Green Mountain Arts in Logan Square, Chicago, Illinois. Jazz piano, Guitar, Singing, and Composition are my m

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Alicia T.
Great teacher. He has patience and so much knowledge. Lessons are going well, I've made more progress in 3 meetings than I did in months with my previous teacher.
Jessica
My son had his first guitar lesson with Daniel and he LOVED it. He's asked me every day since if we get to go back today. This is an incredible win for me, because he never wants to go anywhere that doesn't have video games.
Kristin L.
I've been really struggling to get myself back into playing seriously. I was so nervous reaching out to ask for help, but signing up for lessons with Dan is seriously the best decision I've made! He's got a great approach, really pushes you to believe in yourself, which is huge for me!

He's professional, easy going, and easy to get in touch with, but he's also holding me accountable. Something which I definitely need! Just all around a positive experience!

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"Claudia is great. She quickly got up to speed on my level and what I need, and is very encouraging. She is fun to work with and knows her stuff in terms of grammar, which is important to me (though she doesn't force it on people who don't want it). Also, the Colombian accent is one of the easier ones for English-speakers to understand, which is great for beginners. I highly recommend her."
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