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Steve K.

14 Reviews
Vernon Rockville, CT
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
  • Awarded Dove Seal of Approval from Dove Foundation
  • Two Bachelors of Music (Vocal performance) and (Music Theory) from Southern Methodist University
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Steve K.

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I teach a well structures journey into learning this wonderful expressive and fun instrument. All aspects of the rudiments of the instruments are covered and beginning students will follow their progress through a method book and several additions to learn the musical language and the instrument.

About Steve

I am a Musical Director who has scored original music for many motion pictures and television and was musical arranger for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. I've scored and arranged original music for several television shows including, Desperate Housewives, MTV's Making the Band, It's Showtime at the

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Kathleen
Steve is an excellent voice instructor. Very knowledgeable. Extremely talented and has a great ability to teach and demonstrate exercises to expand voice range, hold notes, and sing on key! I would definitely recommend Steve for voice instruction!
Samuel C.
Very good at visualizing the skills for singing. Helped me immensely, I could not recommend Steve enough
Suzanne
Steve is an excellent musician and gifted teacher. He is intuitive and nurtures individual talent.
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Kendra E.

19 Reviews
East Hartford, CT
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor of Music in saxophone performance from University of Arizona
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Kendra E.

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I have been teaching saxophone for 15+ years. I enjoy teaching people of all ages, both children and adults, of all levels. I believe in teaching a strong core of music fundamentals but also in finding what makes music special to each student. Lessons should be fun and engaging. I have several students audition into regional bands, and select school ensembles every year. But we also make sure to play some pop tunes and top 40.

About Kendra

Now accepting vaccinated students for in person lessons. Happy to teach virtual lessons for unvaccinated students. I am a musician with an equal passion for performing and teaching. I have taught ages 8-80 at all levels from beginner to advanced. I believe in the importance of teaching a strong c

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Jeff B.
Diagnosed my instrument problem and I was able to fix it in the first 5 minutes. Looking forward to working with Kendra weekly
Davis
Kendra knows exactly how to push a student to improve while always being positive which makes the process perfect as a student tries to improve their capabilities over time.
Francesca B.
Great lesson! thank you!
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Rachel A.

8 Reviews
West Hartford, CT
Starting at $40
  • Speaks German, Italian, French
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel A.

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About Rachel

Mezzo-soprano Rachel A. has captured audiences throughout the United States with her rich and warm timbre, beautiful blend, and dynamic stage presence. A native of Stockton, California, Rachel was born into a musical family and quickly developed an affinity for the performing arts. She first fell in

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Karyl C.
Great Lesson!as a first timer, I m very happy and comfortable with Rachel
Serena K.
I really enjoyed working with her, she gave me some great tips on how to improve my voice and my posture so I can become an even better singer.
Daniel
Rachel is a such amaizing teacher, knowledgeful ,creative, patient enough,
Fast to identify mistakes, very optimistic by giving hope -encouraging To push hard all things are possible. She deserves all stars in the Universe!
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Tim M.

11 Reviews
Manchester, CT
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Hall of Fame - Instrumental from Manchester Arts
  • Bachelor of Music: Classical Guitar Performance from Hartt School - University of Hartford
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Tim M.

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It starts with where the student is and where they want to go. A personalized approach that involves the student some say in how we get there.

About Tim

I am a Hartt School of Music trained classical guitarist raised on the electric guitar. With over 20 years of teaching experience, I have helped students of all ages achieve their musical goals. Whether it's getting into the school jazz band, a college degree program or simply playing for friends, I

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Cullen
I have been a student of Tim’s for a little over a year now. I started playing guitar at age 52 and when I started with Tim I was very close to giving up or settling on just being able to strum a few chords. I have had many hand injuries in the past that have resulted in arthritis and lack of dexterity in my wrists and some of my fingers and I started doubting I would ever be able to progress in my ability to play. From the very first lesson where I told Tim about my hand issues and my frustrations, he told me he was sure we could work around any physical limitations I had, and he was right. Tim has been able to work with me on alternative ways to play the chords I was having trouble with and has shown me that these alternate techniques along with the bit of music theory he sprinkles into lessons can really expand my ability to play.

In the time I have been studying with Tim, I have done more than I thought I ever could. I went from a frustrated beginner guitar player to having enough confidence to play on stage with some of Tim’s other students and I am now looking forward to what I will be able to do on the guitar instead of being frustrated with what I can’t do.

Tim is a talented and passionate musician as well as a knowledgeable and very relatable instructor which is a rare combination and he's also a really great guy and any student of any age or ability will benefit from studying with him.
Sam
Tim is an excellent guitar teacher and an overall great guy. He provided me with structure and support, enabling me to make the most out of my practice and ultimately progress as a player. His warm personality and contagious enthusiasm for music kept me looking forward to our time together each week. He was also very flexible when it came to scheduling to accommodate for my dynamic schedule.
Brad
Tim is an excellent teacher, providing excellent advice, practice techniques, and insights. He makes learning and improving easy and enjoyable.
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Corey D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • A.A. Music from Montgomery County Community College
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Corey D.

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My name is Corey, and I have been playing the drums for over 25 years. My teaching style is focused on practical application, and I have helped my students acquire the skills and tools they need to land gigs, perform as part of a group for live audiences, and express themselves creatively on the drum set.

With me, you will learn how to:

- Get great speed with your hands and feet - play FAST!

- Read and write musical notation - get PROFESSIONAL!

- Play awesome beats rhythms - get COORDINATED!

- Make up beats and fills on the spot - get CREATIVE!

- Play any style of music - Rock, Hard Rock, Punk Rock, Metal, Funk, Fusion, Country, Folk, Jazz, Latin, Afro-Cuban, R&B, Hip-Hop, Concert snare, Marching snare - get VERSATILE!

About Corey

My name is Corey, and I have been playing the drums, guitar, and piano for over 25 years. I am currently a full-time working drummer with the Philly-area modern country band Shot of Southern. My teaching style is focused on practical application, and my goal is to help my students acquire the sk

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Steve
Corey is a fantastic drummer! Take advantage of time at home while learning new skills, and this is a great way to stay active and keep your energy up. Corey has been drumming for a very long time and has an excellent positive attitude, you can't miss!
Alex
A great experience! I have been learning with Corey for about two months, and am already improving. I am a guitar player with some basic drumming experience. I was looking to finally get to the next level so I could record my own drum beats (also drumming always looked like a lot of fun!), and Corey is helping me to achieve this. He is a talented drummer himself, and was able to quickly assess my playing level so we could start building on it. He has a great eye and ear for issues with my technique and always has an exercise to address them. In a short time I have experienced significant improvement, playing some more creative drum patterns, and am looking forward to continuing.
A lot of fun, very fulfilling, great instructor! Highly recommended!
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Tommy C.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 6 to 65
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Brass Performance from Boston University
  • Teaching since 2012
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Tommy C.

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My approach in teaching is firmly grounded in developing a healthy and self-driven practice culture in my students. As a practicing teacher, I strive tirelessly to lead by example. I ensure my students feel empowered after each lesson and hold them accountable to commit to their own daily grinds. For working with a new student, my typical process is to begin with the end in mind. According to the particular needs and expectations of the student, we discuss attainable and measurable goals for a given period of time. Especially during times of difficulty, I encourage my students to follow their curiosity and guard their motivation as we share the journey of music making together.

About Tommy

As a strong believer in the life-changing power of music, my teaching is driven by my purpose to serve and empower students of all backgrounds to realize their full potential and to leave a positive impact on the lives of others. Currently a doctoral candidate in brass performance at Boston Universi

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Kerry
During the last 6 months, Tommy has been a wonderfully patient, kind, and knowledgeable teacher to my 12 year-old son. He focused on my son's particular needs and provided lessons he put together to focus on areas to improve his skills. Moreover, Tommy is a talented musician, with the skill and experience to teach any level of trombone. I am very glad I chose Tommy to mentor my son in trombone.
Arnaud
During my time with Tommy, he has helped me improve in many areas. I feel that I learn and improve every lesson. Tommy is committed to teaching and points things out where I can improve upon. While teaching, Tommy uses many analogies that help me better understand what I'm doing wrong and how I can fix it.

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Took Dialect Coaching lessons from Erin C.
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"Excellent introductory session with solid explanations of work ahead and strategy for improvement."
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"Very patient and thorough. She sent me documents to review for my pronunciation and a last of textbooks to practice with at home. I look forward to additional sessions."
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Took Spanish lessons from Julissa F.
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"Seiko walks with me every lesson through the "Japanese for busy people" book and I like how she asks me to go through exercises in japanese so I can get used to listening. We also spend time enriching vocabulary."
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Took Japanese lessons from Seiko D.
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Took English lessons from Ms. Patino F.
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"I have just started learning Japanese and Sensei Yoshifumi is helping tremendously. He is patient and focuses on correct pronunciation and grammar. He teaches in a very light and fun manner. If you are just starting out then he is your best choice for a teacher."
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