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Robin O.

5 Reviews
Lee, MA
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1988
  • 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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Jonathan S.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks English, Music
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Jonathan S.

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The process of composing, performing and even understanding music is hugely influenced by how much time we have spent listening to and analyzing what we hear. Over the course of the 2 decades and 30,000+ hours, I've acquired relative perfect pitch, and the ability to identify notes, intervals, chords and virtually all types of auditory musical information at an expert level.

Not only did I excel in multiple ear-training specific courses during my 6 years of conservatory training, I have been able to apply that knowledge practically and have earned 31 international musical awards over the course of my career thus far, some for musical performance and others for musical composition/arranging.

I've earned Bachelor of Music, Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees all with concentrations in musical performance and I've been performing, recording and teaching internationally as a trumpeter based out of New York City for over a decade.

About Jonathan

Hi, I'm Dr. Jonathan Saraga—professional musician and educator based out of New York City. My 30,000+ hours of experience within music is expressed through my 9 years of conservatory training, which includes Bachelor of Music, Master of Music and Doctor of Music degrees, and my work as a trumpe

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Les S.
I would highly recommend Jonathan as a music teacher. Jonathan is absolutely passionate about music, which is evident by his enthusiastic and energetic teaching techniques. He is very patient with my five year old and encourages her to get her very best effort. Jonathan customizes the music and lessons for my daughter’s skill level while at the same time provides challenges to keep the learning process interesting. In a short period of time, my daughter's keyboard playing abilities have dramatically increased. I am very grateful to Jonathan for making learning fun for my daughter, who always looks forward to her lessons!
Joanie
Jonathan has made a great impression with my son. He displays a great combination of patience and encouragement with Nick. I have seen an improvement in his trumpet skills as well as his confidence.
Sonia R.
NICE, HELPFUL AND PATIENT.

THANK YOU.
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Natalie B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Natalie B.

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I'm a piano, voice, and songwriting teacher with over 10 years experience in teaching, playing, singing, and musical directing!
I teach classical, rock, broadway, pop, and improvisational piano. I teach voice for musical theatre as well. I’m always able to get my students to a higher level quickly, while making sure they have fun and make their own discoveries about the music they’re approaching along the way.
I’ve been the musical director of a youth theatre program for 10 years, and a piano and voice teacher at a music studio in LA for around 2 years as well.

I love to inspire the artist within every student, and to make them believe they can play anything. I often try to sneak more musical knowledge into a lesson than what is typically presented at their level, since I believe everyone can musically accomplish a whole lot more than what they might think they’re capable of at first.

I love to help people understand their own unique musical inspiration, and to help them be drawn

About Natalie

Hi, I would love to meet with you to start working on piano! No matter what level you're playing, we’ll have a great time and be very productive. I’ll help you discover new ways to love practice, how to dig into music you really love, and that it’s not too difficult to quickly get good at pl

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Lisa C.

90 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 1997
  • B.S. Music Education from TAMU - Commerce
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lisa C.

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Come learn to play the ukulele with me!
This is a very fun instrument that is very popular right now. With just a few chords you can play along with your favorite songs or accompany yourself singing!

About Lisa

I have been a music teacher and private lesson instructor for the past 20 years. I have a bachelor of science degree in Music Education and hold a teaching certificate for all-level Music Education. In my private studio I have taught students from 3-70 and have enjoyed them all! In addition to te

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Amber
Lisa was wonderful. Very patient, detailed explanations, and went above and beyond. I’ve felt intimidated by sewing and even the process of setting up my machine but she was able to illuminate that process. This lesson was worth every penny and I’m looking forward to the next one.
Valeria
Paige K.
very friendly and knowledgable!
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Joe S.

40 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $47
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joe S.

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I have played with hundreds of people through the years in a variety of styles and settings. This has given me great practice in learning about how to make not only yourself sound good, but those you are playing with as well!

About Joe

I absolutely love teaching music! After over 20 years of teaching, performing, writing, and recording in all styles/genres, it continues to be a great adventure. It is a joy to pass this on to others...especially seeing my students that never touched the instrument going on to be very proficient p

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Stan
Joe is an excellent observer and listener. In our first lesson, was able to assess where I was at and immediately start providing constructive feedback. Looking forward to continuing!
Jim J.
Excellent
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Laurelanne D.

31 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $33
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • BA Music Education from Georgia College and State University
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Laurelanne D.

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Experienced voice teacher of over 20 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of technique including breathing and exercises designed to improve strength, power, and range while decreasing tension in the jaw, face, and throat. I specialize in teaching students to relax and to not sing from the throat and chest. For non-singers I can focus solely on ear training and pitch matching which is often necessary for auditions and performing on other instruments as well as voice.

About Laurelanne

I graduated from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, GA with a BA in Music Education, voice principal. During my years in public schools, I taught a variety of age ranges and subjects including kindergarten general music, beginning band, high school chorus, and remedial middle sch

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Brilyn
Very patient and helpful teacher. Excited to learn and grow with her.
Anthony V.
Very knowledgable and patient.
Lori
I was made to feel comfortable. Laurelanne. Tought me some stretching and beeathing excersises. We did some excersised to see where I am at and ahe gave me a few rhings to work on at home.

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"As an "older" student, I wanted to learn how to play the piano. In addition to playing, I am learning about music. I don't tell people I'm taking piano, I say I'm taking music lessons. Randy's method(s) is so much more than just playing piano. I'm having a great time. I believe he is too."
Marilyn
Took Piano lessons from Randy L.
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"Omar is very relaxed and patient, which makes for a constructive environment. And he's obviously very knowledgable on the guitar."
Wayne
Took Guitar lessons from Omar G.
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"extremely knowledgeable constructor, and a great teacher."
Mara
Took Singing lessons from April S.
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"Shelley is an amazing teacher! She is always so positive and supportive, and the exercises and songs she has provided have really helped me develop as a singer and musician. As someone who picked up singing after playing a wind instrument for years, I really appreciate how she's able to explain the purpose of each exercise and what aspect of my singing it is working to improve."
Sophia
Took Singing lessons from Shelley M.
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"Absolutely the best ever. She not only helped me achieve small goals but was so encouraging and got out of my comfort zone without feeling judged or embarrassed. I’ve never felt confident about my voice and now I do open mic nights for fun!! Can’t thank her or recommend her enough, especially if you’re brand new to singing. Thanks again!!"
Natalie
Took Singing lessons from Kinnie D.
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"Best classical guitar teacher ever! Alex is a very easy-going, super friendly and straightforward teacher. He has an amazing ability to make complicated guitar techniques into very easy tasks. I surprised how much I learned just from his first lesson and how much I improved in a week. I would recommend any student regardless your age and level to study with him. You will get your money worth."
Celine
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Alex L.
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"Great! Loved it! A high-level teacher, extremely knowledgeable and accomplished. This will certainly challenge me as a beginner."
Matt
Took Guitar lessons from Billy N.
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"Lessons with Kyle have really opened up Ableton to me as a beginner. Each time I come to the lesson with a challenge I've been hitting while messing around with the software, and after the lesson I leave with a new toolkit to not only solve that problem, but open up so many new creative options. Love it! Highly recommended."
Ian
Took Ableton lessons from Kyle K.
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"Phil is a phenomenal teacher - right from the start, he will get you on track with exercises and practice routines that keep you focused on learning to play the guitar. He will cover the areas that you must know to become proficient on the guitar, including forms, modes, chords and progressing toward learning to read music.

After struggling to teach myself to play the guitar, I realized that I had hit a wall in my self-instructed learning and I needed to find a guitar teacher. I found Phil through word of mouth - and I have made great progress under his tutelage.

If you want to learn to play the guitar, Phil is the teacher you want - if you just want to learn to play songs, well, there’s YouTube."
Greg
Took Blues Guitar lessons from Phil C.
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