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Robin O.

5 Reviews
Lee, MA
Starting at $35
  • Bachelors Degree: Integrated Arts In Education from UMass Amherst
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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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Kait K.

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

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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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Donna W.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students Male: 6 to 10; Female: 6 and up
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Bachelors in Music Education from Shenandoah University & Conservatory
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Donna W.

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For Music Theory, we start with the basics of note-reading and rhythm. As we progress, we learn various music symbols and terms, along with chords, scales, and how to compose harmonies.

I typically use Alfred's Essentials of Music Theory or Fundamentals of Piano Theory by Keith Snell for the theory workbooks. Both series of books do focus on piano as the basic instrument but all the information can be applied to just about any instrument.

About Donna

I have been teaching music for 23 years, both in private lesson and classroom settings. I have a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Shenandoah University & Conservatory and I have experience teaching all age groups, from age 3 through senior adults, and every age in between. I enjoy teaching

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Diane C.
Sharath
My daughter loves learning from Donna and Donna is very patient and works well over Zoom,
Linda G.
Donna is professional and an excellent teacher. She quickly assessed what I needed from our first few lessons. I am excited about the progress I have already made and look forward to each lesson. Thank you Donna for helping me get back to basics without feeling like I'm starting over.
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Carrie A.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business and Music from University of Toledo
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Carrie A.

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About Carrie

I’ve been teaching and performing professionally for over 15 years. I have my BA in music and business. I have had some amazing experiences along the way. I've worked with world renowned vocal coaches, sang at Carnegie Hall, and played on various cds to raise money/awareness for charity proj

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Janice (Tony) G.
Carrie is great! She is very patient, positive and encouraging. We have three members of our household taking lessons from her, and she tailors the lessons for the individual goals, levels and interests of each of us.
Steve H.
Had a great time and look forward to more lessons.
Logan P.
It was awesome! Great experience with Carrie and she got me playing within our first lesson! Couldn't be happier!
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Tara L.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Thai, Nepali, English
  • Awarded first place at many music competitions from Mt. Airy Fiddler's Convention, Maury River Fiddler's, Deer Creek Fiddlers, etc
  • Teaching since 1995
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Tara L.

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I learned from some great musicians out west that the ukulele can be really fun and have more range of notes too when tuned GDAE as a violin would be tuned. Ever since I learned that I have loved playing the ukulele and also have fun helping others to become well versed in playing many styles of music on there. One can play rhythm, melodies, improvise, write songs, play almost any style of music on a ukulele.

About Tara

I have a Masters in Education as well as having spent many years performing, teaching in one on one and group settings both privately and at music camps and festivals. I play and teach bluegrass, old time, blues, folk, Irish, and swing jazz styles. I like my students to really enjoy playing music an

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Trevor
Tara is a wonderful, enthusiastic, and knowledgable teacher! As someone new to mandolin, she quickly broke down the basics and was able to provide me with the foundations of playing bluegrass, blues, jazz, and more on the mandolin. I feel much more confident with my playing because of her and plan to continue coming back to learn more in the future! You'll also be guaranteed to laugh from her jokes, which lightens the struggle of learning an instrument : )
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In just 2 of 5 lessons, I am already better. Tara has helped me build some basic chord theory and knowledge that I never understood as a G, C, D guitarist. I have not taken lessons since I was 10 and took piano - at 48, lessons are not so intimidating. Looking forward to learning more!
Stefan S.
Tara is a very knowledgeable and easy-going instructor. Her ability to teach theory in bite-sized chunks while keeping the lesson light and fun is extremely commendable. No grad-school music theory textbooks here, just color-coded fun. Her mnemonic devices are also hilarious. 6/5 stars
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Richard W.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $28
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Richard W.

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About Richard

Rick's been teaching Guitar, Banjo, and Ukulele at his home, and at the Mount Olivet School of Music in South Minneapolis, since graduating with a degree in music from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 2003. He gigs around town in various bands, pit orchestras, and weddings. He also taught at Da

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Bob
As a 57 year old student Rich understands life and its commitments. I enjoy the half an hour with him. My appreciation for music has grown with Rich. He introduces me to material I would have never picked on my own. I am still taking banjo lessons because of Rich.
Thank you Rich. Bob
Jordan G.
Richard is awesome! Really knows his stuff and funny too!
Andrea
As an adult learner, I was put at ease and able to work on songs I was interested in right away. Wonderful teaching style.

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"Chris is simply the BEST!! patient and very thoughtful If your trying to learn the piano or simply wanting to brush up on your technique look no further because Chris is well versed in all genres of music. His trio played for my benefit last Friday to a standing room only crowd making the event both a success and memorable."
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Took Piano lessons from Chris S.
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Took Violin lessons from Elisa R.
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"Kleb was fantastic!!! Carter is super excited and can’t wait for his next lesson"
Carter
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"We couldn't ask for more. John was very kind, fun, patient - perfect fit for our 12 yo daughter, beginner to guitar."
Anne
Took Guitar lessons from John B.
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"Eric has been great! He helps me to challenge myself and I am very happy about the improvement in my vocal range and ability!"
Noel
Took Singing lessons from Eric J.
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"Stephanie is so easy to work with and very knowledgeable. Love her! Learned so much in my first half hour."
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Took Violin lessons from Stephanie Y.
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"Ms. Judy is a patient, friendly, and an encouraging instructor. My six year old has enjoyed her lessons and have complimented Judy’s encouraging teaching style. We had an in person local instructor, but due to the pandemic she was not able to resume teaching lessons. Judy conducted an assessment and began where the other instructor ended without missing a beat! I am grateful for her sharing her gift and talent with my child."
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Took Piano lessons from Judy F.
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"I love the passion behind his teaching. I felt he really took in to consideration the style and music that I wanted to learn/play. He also challenged me by picking songs that had different skill levels that I would not have learned if trying to teach myself how to play. He has an incredible background in music (of all genres) and teaching. I highly recommend him for anyone no matter their skill level."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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