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Samantha D.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Samantha D.

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How to apply theory in all instruments. Song writing and through better technique in each instrument.

About Samantha

Samantha started taking piano lessons at age 3 from her mother, who was also a music teacher. She played piano continuously through school, and also learned to play clarinet, guitar, flute, trumpet and sax, often playing different instruments in her school's band. She also learned the violin and cel

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MaureenC
Wonderful!

Samantha D. is wonderful. My kids play so well for only 1 year'sworth of lessons. I would highly recommend her to anyone! I am blownaway by the music that comes out of the Piano from a 7 and 11 year old.My 11 year old signed up for her first music competition at school. Ifyou told me one year ago I would have girls playing a piano, I would notbelieve you. I truly thought they would quit after a couple of months.Not the case. They are musically talented and still love it. Thanks toSamantha D! They are now thriving in the in-school music program.Thank you, TakeLessons, for filtering out the best teachers. When achild has a small window of interest, you have to grab it the rightway...the wrong teacher would not have given me these results.
PatK
My granddaughter, Katelynn, enjoys her trumpet lessons with Samantha. Samantha is caring, seems to enjoy teaching & has patience; which is needed since Katelynn needs a little extra attention learning things
MaureenC
Highly Recommend her!

My daughters (10, & 6) have only had three lessons with Samantha! They love it. Her nature is kind and welcoming. She can tell how much they can handle so doesn't overwhelm them with too much theory or pieces to play. She strikes a nice balance. My 10 year old started composing her own song when she became bord with the beginner book! Samantha has added to this excitement and changed her teaching style to match my daughters learning style. My daughter was beaming! Samantha has taught her how to take the next pieces of theory and add it to her song. She also ordered music my daughter enjoys like Selena Gomez. My 6 year old is excited every week and doesn't want to be late. My husband and I thought this would be just another thing to start and quit. So far they are going strong!
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Christopher G.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
  • B.M. Performance/Composition from Berklee College of Music
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Christopher G.

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Graduate of Berklee College of Music, considered by many to be the top conservatory in the world.

Primary styles of expertise: jazz(all sub-genres), blues, rock(all sub-genres), metal, classical, pop, folk, country, R&B(classic and modern)

Extensive experience (25 years) with every kind of student at every skill level.

Specialization in college/conservatory preparation, all styles and skill levels.

Taught thousands of students all over the country.

Developed proven methods for each type of student's learning style, to improve student abilities quickly and efficiently.

Built a reputation as one of the top teachers in the D.C. area with proven methods that work.

About Christopher

Hi! My name is Chris and I don't see skill level. The learning process is the same regardless of skill level. I've been teaching music for many years at every level, from scratch beginners to college conservatory professors, to professional touring musicians, and I have learned over these year

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Patrick
I have been taking lessons with Chris for 7 years and the knowledge he has given me has proved invaluable in my experience as a musician. I am currently attending Vanderbilt University and majoring in jazz guitar performance. My lessons with Chris prepared me for my audition and have helped me face the tedious workload that all music majors face. The work I have done with Chris helped me develop a jazz vocabulary for improvising, learn a repertoire of jazz standards, and develop a time feel that has helped me when playing everything from jazz to rock to metal. I would recommend Chris's lessons to anyone who would like to learn guitar or improve upon the skills they already have..
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Alani S.

22 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alani S.

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Have you always had a hard time with the Circle of Fifths, or never could quite understand the purpose of modes? Well, I've been there too, and I can help!

Music Theory is a struggle for everyone, but over the years I've reached a deep understanding with it, and found it very helpful for me as a musician.

In our first lesson, I will likely ask you to demonstrate your level to me, so that I can better understand your strengths and weaknesses and go from there. You can expect to come away from our first lesson with some learning materials, a plan for going forward, and an encouraging start to our journey as music theorists together!

About Alani

I am a multi-instrumentalist with a passion for bluegrass and old time music. I have been studying music since the age of 9, and fell in love with traditional music when I was 13. I love to perform and have had the opportunity to share the stage with many of my hero's. My interest in teaching sta

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Rosa
Wonderful wonderful actitud super patience and very knowledgeable about the need & goals for my class.
Thank you Alina for such a wonderful class.
Marissa
Alani is very experienced, professional, and kind. She’s efficiently teaching me, who has no experience with the violin, how to play one. I’d recommend her to anyone.
Kat T.
I have little experience playing the fiddle and felt awkward a LOT! Alani helped me feel more at ease and really is helping me zero in on what my goals are and how to reach them. I recommend her highly!
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Leanna L.

25 Reviews
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  • Speaks Cantonese, German, Mandarin, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Leanna L.

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Experienced music theory teacher of over eight 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 theory skills, which are a vital foundation to learning any instrument. I specialize in working at the student's pace and needs, typically use personal material that is skewed towards the student's level.

About Leanna

Ms. L. studied with Margaret Hair in Australia and has made several appearances performing in the United States, Canada, Germany, Asia and Russia. Previously, Leanna attained a Bachelor of Music at The Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California, where she studied with John Perry

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Ethan
Leanna is incredible. She's kind and patient and extremely easy to work with, which is rare for someone with such deep experience in a field. One thing that continued to stand out and amaze me is her unbelievable ear. Even in remote sessions via zoom, she could tell immediately if one note in a chord or progression was off, and helped me fix it. I've heard the same from other students of hers.

If you're a serious student, considering music as a career, or in any competitive sense, Leanna is an irreplaceable ally with the skill to push you further than you may have thought possible. Absolutely recommend.
Zachary
As a beginner, taking lessons with Leanna has offered a structured approach to learning the fundamentals of piano, along with developing good technique, which has made the process less daunting. After only a couple of lessons, I feel more confident not only in my playing, but also in understanding elements of music theory (like reading sheet music) that I expected to be more difficult to grasp.
Sonya T.
Excellent goal-oriented teacher! Leanna is able to provide effective feedback and instruction to an advanced student like myself. I was impressed with the detailed coaching provided in the online environment.
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Melissa F.

7 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor's Of Music in Violin Performance from Hunter College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Melissa F.

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I’ve been teaching violin, voice, guitar, bass, ukulele, piano and theory/composition for over a decade, and pride myself on making lessons for specific peoples’ goals and needs, and making sure it’s fun while I’m doing so. Over the years I’ve spoken to so many people who once expressed interest in learning music until they had a teacher uninspire them through rigid, judgmental pedagogy - and I never want to do that! My students have fun and learn about music (and sometimes even a bit more about themselves), and leave with a furthered curiosity about music. I wouldn’t have it any other way.

About Melissa

Firstly, thanks for taking the time to learn a bit more about me! I’m Melissa Folzenlogen, aka Baethoven, a Black and Japanese NY born and raised multi-instrumentalist and singer. I started studying music, specifically violin at 4 years old, and basically never stopped. I’ve played on streets an

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Ming ..
She's very patient and friendly, I highly recommend her.
Nicole H.
I had to learn the basics of violin for a film I am working on, and was only able to come in for three lessons with a Melissa - but let me just say, she was amazing! I can’t believe how far I came in just three sessions with her. She is so easy to be around and super accommodating in terms of scheduling. If I decide to pick back up with violin after I finish the film, I definitely will be back to Melissa. Thanks so much!!
Jennifer
I enjoy learning from Melissa, she is very patient with a warm personality. She always has great techniques to teach me. I feel like I'm learning and making progress with her instructions.
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Glynis D.

76 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Awarded The Vocal Jazz Achievement Award from CSULB
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Glynis D.

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I love music theory and enjoy teaching it greatly. I think it's so great because there is one right way and once you understand it you know it for life. I think it is very important for any musician to understand the theory behind what they are doing in order to fully appreciate the music.

About Glynis

Glynis has been reading music since before she knew how to read words. Her mother started teaching her piano lessons at age 3, and she started taking voice lessons at age 7. She learned from an early age to practice every day. She has taught all levels and ages of piano and voice for many years. Gly

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Kristen
Glynis is great! We had our first lesson and I feel like I learned a lot already.
Loie
Glynis is so patient and kind with my 7 year old. She accommodates her requests with ease and helps her through any anxiety like a true professional.
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"Composer here, who studied with Bill. A kind and insightful teacher! Bill was always ready to help with odd requests for pieces I was working or interested in as we went over piano topics, music theory, and ear training. Gave me a great foundation to work with."
Josie
Took Music Theory lessons from Bill T.
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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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"Ezra is patient and exceptionally gifted at explaining complex topics to students of all levels. His own excellence as a performer and composer make him capable of addressing both performance technique and academic musical concerns with great specificity and clarity. And he's just a nice guy!"
Claire
Took Music Theory lessons from Ezra D.
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"Vasily is a knowledgable and patient teacher and a creative artist."
Daisy
Took Music Theory lessons from Vasiliy M.
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"I now love music theory!"
Alex
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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"We hired Brian to work with our barely 3 year old to play the drums we got him for his birthday. He loves it! We don’t have any grand aspirations for him, but he likes to bang around and we wanted to give him some direction to see if he latched on to it. Our main objective is that he has fun. Brian is GREAT with him and he looks forward to it every week. 10/10!"
Cliff
Took Music Theory lessons from Brian H.
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"Greg helped me onto the path of speaking the language of music and why it matters. Music theory is not daunting if someone can show you how to apply it correctly. Greg has decades of experience and application. Let him help you!"
Andy
Took Music Theory lessons from Greg C.
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"Music Theory and Music Performance

Ms. Wilma's enthusiasm for life and music shines through in her instrumental playing and teaching style. She shows a strong proficiency in many music genres and can teach different kinds of musical instruments.

She's reliable, experienced, professional, and easy to be around. One of her main strengths is her ability to convey musical thoughts in a way that is meaningful, constructive and easily understood.
I really enjoyed how she have enriched my ability to think about musical concepts, discuss theories in music, and listen to different types of music."
Dr. Wilma Evangeline
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"We were great peers in college

I had the privilege to work with Melissa when I was a student at Cornish College of the Arts. Melissa was always so dedicated and encouraging towards me and my musical goals. If I had a question she would be right there to help me solve it. Melissa's strongest suit in my opinion is her ability to compose music. She is extremely patient, passionate and detailed in her work. Thanks Melissa for everything!"
Krystal
Took Music Theory lessons from Melissa F.
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"Great teacher. Much better than my theory teachers at Kennesaw State. If it wasn't for Maria I would have never gotten an A or even passed Music Theory or Aural Skills. I plan to start working with her in the fall to help me test out of Group Piano."
Dan
Took Music Theory lessons from Maria S.
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