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Karen D.

36 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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Rapping:
Using the same techniques I use to teach voice I will help the student wishing to learn to rap . I can teach you how to rap the songs you love or, using my famous song writing techniques, help them write their own.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Stacie J.
Karen obviously loves the piano & guitar. She’s probably an excellent teacher for those instruments. Why do I say that? That’s what she talked about! She spent half my lesson trying to convince me to learn one of those instruments. Could work on listening skills! Not even sure if she owns a set of bongos herself. Didn’t start teaching me anything until last 10 min & then I had to leave early anyway. So 50 min out of 60 and about 5 I actually learned a few things I could have been practicing for at least 30 min of class. Use her if you want to learn something else other than bongos.
John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
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Chris S.

21 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Piano Performance and Studio Recording from Greenville College
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Chris S.

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Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams!

I can teach you how to craft the perfect rhyme as well as create your own beats. Learn how to develop your skills as a wordsmith, improve your delivery and perform like a legend. I can also help you make beats that will compliment your style and ignite your audience!

These are lessons for students of all ages and all skill levels. Your lessons will focus on what you want to learn. Whatever it is that gets you excited about music, that is what we will focus on!

This is more than just lessons. This is a mentorship with a professional musician that can take your skills to the next level. Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned pro, we will set clear goals and get to work on accomplishing them together!

About Chris

Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams! I teach how to play piano by ear by teaching the system that professional musicians use to learn songs quickly. You can be one of those people who hears a song on the radio once an

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Aubrey
Chris has been spot-on in figuring out exactly where I'm starting (lots of musical training but have been away from an instrument for ~10 years). And he makes it fun - the take-home practice exercises right from the start made me appreciate that I'm working towards playing songs. Would highly recommend!
Angela L.
Chris is a stellar piano teacher. He figures out student's level very quickly and starts from there.
Jason
Chirs is an awesome teacher. definitely looking forward to the next class.
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Joy M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Awarded Best Saxophonist in the State of Georgia from The State of Georgia
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Music Major from Long Beach
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Joy M.

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I can help with lyrics and production tips to create the sound you are looking to achieve. I also teach the core values of hip hop and figure out where your natural talent lies.

About Joy

Jazz Saxophonist and Singer with the gift of bringing the best out of students. I make learning fun & easy. I can help you discover your true sound and voice. I’m proficient in jazz, free jazz, soul, funk, reggae, dub, drum n bass, house, and world music. You'll be improving in not time ; )

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Max L.
Joy is a warm and patient teacher who can assess the appropriate pace for a new student to learn at. She's also a wonderful musician herself. Will definitely be back for more lessons!
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Rene S.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Associate´s Degree Guitar Performance from Musicians Institute
  • Teaching since 2005
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Rene S.

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Graduated from Musicians Institute California.
Graduated from Fermatta-a Berklee College of Music affiliated School.

Former lead guitar player at #1 Tribute to Metallica - Masters of Puppets, you probably heard of it.

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About Rene

15 Years teaching professionally makes me charismatic, nice, patient and cheerful, I can teach any age. Singing, Guitar and Piano. Also, years as a working musician in the music industry allows me to teach you what you need to succeed in the music industry, or maybe you just want to learn a few song

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robin
Rene is incredibly knowledgeable but that doesn’t prevent him from breaking down the basics to help me as a beginning singer.

He’s very informative, explaining the why and the how, and doing so in a way that’s easy to understand. It’s helping me establish the foundations of musicality while working on the physicality of developing my muscles, mind and body, to be successful with this new skill.

Aside from the art/skill of singing, Rene has been patient and flexible with my nomadic lifestyle, which can be susceptible to weather, connectivity, and a myriad of other disruptions. I don’t wish him another student in my circumstances, but he’s been willing to work with mine!
Tyler
Rene is a great guitar player and a great teacher! He has an incredible ability of assessing where you are currently at in your guitar journey and using that’s information to determine what lessons/knowledge you need in order to achieve your music goals.
Anthony R.
Rene is a talented patient teacher which will give all the tools you need to be a great guitarist. Save yourself months of messing around and book him now! He will teach you anything you want to learn from theory or your favorite guitar riffs.
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Kait K.

39 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Kait K.

39 Reviews
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Hip Hop & Rap highlights and demands excellence in one of my personal favorite aspects of music: rhythm! As a singer who started out as a drummer, rhythm was everything. The complex rhythms in these genres make me come alive as an artist and a teacher. Syncopation, one of the concepts in rhythm can be a challenging thing to understand but it's at the core of every interesting rap vocal. These vocals 'dig into' the music as another instrument in a way that they don't as strongly in other genres. Also the rhyming schemes used by various artists in these genres can be so challenging but SO rewarding when you can master them!

About Kait

Kait K. has been coaching singers of all ages and abilities since 1997. "Every singer has stumbling blocks. It is my passion to help them identify those, understand them and then move past them. Singers are complex people with complex instruments, and no matter what our expertise level, the desire t

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Julie
Kait is kind, so talented and knowledgeable. Very comfortable being with her. She's a pro and a pleasure.
Julie *.
Kait is kind, professional and very knowledgeable. Love working with her!
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Jonathan B.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks German
  • Music Theory from Temple University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jonathan B.

36 Reviews
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There aren't too many schools for rapping that I know of. I learned the way most people learn: on the streets of the city they live in. I've listened heavily to records across Hip-Hop history and I practice MCing regularly as part of my work as a song improviser. I combine techniques from Classical Poetry to modern vocabulary to raise the ceiling on what is possible for an MC.

Things you can expect in rap lessons from me...

-Freestyle: we'll build your confidence and toolset for off-the-top rhyming
-Verse-writing: I'll examine your verses and teach you to refine the writing and delivery to help you reach your audience
-Music Theory: most rappers don't even consider this, but I emphasize understanding music and knowing how to improve your technique and writing through deep understanding of poetry and music theory
-Career Advice: I make sure you get the most bang for your buck when you study rap with me

About Jonathan

I studied music therapy and music theory at Temple University from '06-'10. Learned a lot. Then again, I learned even more teaching at a school for kids with learning disabilities and working as a traveling street performer. Once you see the world and work with some unexpected challenges, you learn

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Preston T.
Mr. Jonathan was absolutely fantastic with my son. He was patient, supportive and always so positive. He worked hard to connect with my son and figure out ways that would make the learning fun.
Ramon L.
great human beign.
Jim M.
The first class was very good. We covered a good amount of ground. There's only so much an instructor can do during a first class as the teacher and student get to know each other, however, so I'm looking forward to future classes to get deeper into the lessons

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"Very caring teacher. Very wise and master of his craft. Understanding of the students need and helps him or her to reach his or her goal. Sky is the limit is what he instilled in his students"
Justin
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from @NARD2HARD I.
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"It was great. Prophet is highly educating me with the Lessons. I didn't expect for them to be so good. He's a talented rapper a great teacher and a nice person."
Ashley
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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"Very helpful, even in small doses! He cares!"
Joshua
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from @NARD2HARD I.
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"My little girl plays the piano and also raps with Fawn.
Fawn is so amazing! We all love Fawn and she has been a great thing for my daughter. Her rapping is now on point and her piano playing is getting better very quickly!"
DIerdre
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Fawn A.
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"Great instructor, really brought me to that next level I need to go to."
Jacob
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Fawn A.
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"CRAZY TALENT THIS GUY"
@REAL
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from @NARD2HARD I.
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"Nothing short of phenomenal! Also profit is a pasture and that style of music suits me. I suppose this prophecy is to guide others"
Dhruva
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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"So very helpful! I'm looking forward to next class already. Patient and extremely knowledgable."
Kira
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Prophet C.
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"I cannot recommend Rick highly enough! We purchased rap coaching sessions from Rick for our teen, and Rick brought an amazing blend of talent, authenticity, life coaching, industry knowledge, and best practices for improvement to each session. He's very skilled at helping others break though creative block and creative defensiveness/fear. Rick was highly personal and genuinely invested in his student's personal and professional success, and was committed to helping his student build the best foundation for a continuing successful music practice.
I cannot imagine having found a better instructor. This is your guy."
Stephanie
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Rick C.
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"She helped me so much and every time I go in to a recording studio, no matter where I am in the world she helps produce my vocals and flow. My studio engineers love her too. She’s legit, straight up. Thanks Fawn!"
Mel
Took Hip Hop & Rap lessons from Fawn A.
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