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Steve K.

14 Reviews
Vernon Rockville, CT
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1993
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
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Steve K.

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Guitar is a wonderful and expressive instrument. I will teach you the basic chords and progressions as well as reading music and being able to play melodies on your 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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Tim M.

11 Reviews
Manchester, CT
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Hall of Fame - Instrumental from Manchester Arts
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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.

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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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Ruben D.

33 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks english
  • Music Education from UTEP
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Ruben D.

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Students will learn the chords and rhythms that are most used with blues music. Students will also be able to visualize the fretboard for improvising over common blues progressions.

About Ruben

Over the course of my musical career, I have had the opportunity to learn from many musicians. I am skilled at taking complicated ideas and conveying them in an easy to understand manner for my students. My passion is being able to share my knowledge and experiences with you so you will be able to

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GREG C.
Ruben is a great instructor and very flexible. He tailors his lesson strategy to the student's goals and creates a supportive environment. His focus is on building a solid understanding of music structures first and then applying to the guitar.

There was some confusion with the 'take lessons' website in that it scheduled my lesson for CST when both I and Ruben are in PST. I didn't spot it until 'day of' and Ruben was gracious and flexible in still being able to do the lesson at the later time. Not his fault and I appreciate his willingness to adjust his schedule once the issue was realized.
Chris R
Reuben was well prepared and very engaging.
Stephanie L.
GREAT TEACHER!!!
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Geoff B.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks some Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1978
  • Awarded 4 Year Full Scholarship, Outstanding Musician Award from Manhattan School of Music, De Anza Community College
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Geoff B.

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Hi, My name is Geoff and I' m here to teach you the Cello. I offer Technical studies, Solo pieces, NYSSMA, Scales and Arpeggios, Bow Technique, Symphony Repertoire, School Orchestra and other ensemble work and Reading skills. My students do great at NYSSMA, All County as well as LI String Festival. What I teach you, you' ll take with you for ever. Let' s get playing!

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Hi, my name is Geoff and I play Double Bass, Bass Guitar, Cello and Piano. I played full time in a Symphony orchestra for 20 yrs., began playing Piano in 1963, Bass Guitar 1970, Double Bass 1977 and Cello 1982. I prescribe lessons complete with Solo, Ensemble, and Technical Playing and Reading Skill

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Ron E.
I've taken lessons from a number of double bass teachers. I've never found an instructor who gave me exactly what I needed until Geoff. He's the consummate professional double bass player and teacher. Geoff is intelligent, courteous, patient, humorous and above all knowledgeable. So, if you're a serious upright bass student, I would, without hesitation, recommend Geoff Bowater.
terri
Patient and Kind. Explains theory well!
Daria S.
My daughter had few lessons with Geoff, so far it seems like her skills has improved.
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Billy N.

15 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $75
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • BFA Jazz Performance from CCNY
  • Teaching since 1982
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Billy N.

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20 years I've been including music theory in my lessons and many times giving private lessons just on the subject to Singers, Percussionists and instrumentalists outside of guitar. I have some fantastic sight singing books but I start with your memory, the melodies that have touched you. We explore your personal contact with music to find that you actually know the intervals, the building blocks of music. My understanding of chord function and harmonic colour gets clearly categorized and explained for the student so she/he can use for her/his self to develop a better ear and the right tools to analyze how any song works.

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Billy N. has played Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music in the NYC area for the last 20 years. He has actively taught both finger-style and pick guitar for the last 20 years. He was on staff at the American Institute of Guitar for 11 years. His book on Brazilian Guitar is published by Alfred Music a

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Matt H.
Great! Loved it! A high-level teacher, extremely knowledgeable and accomplished. This will certainly challenge me as a beginner.
John
I was a beginner wanting to learn some Brazilian guitar: samba, bossa nova, etc. Billy was great for that as a very accomplished guitarist of that genre. He is very engaging and enthusiastic. He was patient with me in working on the difficult chords and strumming that this type of music requires. Having literally, "written the book", he had an organized approach. I also enjoyed his humor and occasional stories about guitarist he has know. Acho que ele tem Jeito para ensinar violao.
Rolf T.
So far great - just started
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Robert M.

27 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Bachelor of Arts from University of North Carolina at Asheville
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Robert M.

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Professional musician in the Asheville, NC. area offering private guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, and bass lessons. I am also available for studio recording and live performance. With over 28 years experience, I have been teaching all ages, styles, and levels. This is not a hobby or part-time j

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Robert C.
Very informative - tailors the lesson to the student. Understands musical theory and practice. Strong communicator and a pleasant demeanor that makes the experience a true joy.
Paula W.
So helpful and knowledgeable. It has to be really hard to teach a music lesson online, but this experience has been great! Can't wait to learn more :-)
Blake
Blake really enjoyed it & Robert was patient & very informative.

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Took Spanish lessons from Ana S.
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"Oyamada sensei is very patient and accommodating. I'm a bit obsessed with getting all my crazy questions answered, and Sensei gives me all the information I need. I could never get this degree of detailed instruction from a college class. He's both fun and informative. As a first-time student of Japanese, I give Sensei two thumbs way up!"
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Took Japanese lessons from Yoshifumi O.
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Leah
Took Spanish lessons from Angie M.
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"An incredibly engaging and competent teacher, Philippe saw immediately where I needed to focus my efforts to improve, and immediately gave me just the right materials to work on. Worth his weight in gold!"
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Took French lessons from Philippe F.
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"Love to work with her! She is an amazing teacher, she has quizlets and follow a very structured class with presentation. I have been working with him for a month and I am able to have a basic Chinese conversation."
Alejandro
Took Mandarin Chinese lessons from Zhao Yang L.
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"Great first lesson!! It was very organized and I loved going over in detail the song I picked. Thanks Candida! Looking forward to the next."
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Took Portuguese lessons from Candid L. B.
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"I just finished my first sax lesson with Sergio and already know my way around the frets. I appreciated that we also tied in useful information about the circle of fifths. Great teacher. Highly recommended."
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Took English lessons from Sergio M.
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"Mr. Psoras gave 4 lessons to my 8.5 yeal old daughter, Katherine. He evaluated her first for free, which was a clear indication that he works to achieve better results rather than to make more money. Mr. Psoras was always on time, responsive, friendly, enthusiastic. Greek is his native language, and he knows how to teach. He is full of resources too, so you won't get bored. We had to stop lessons on line because of an opportunity to continue lessons in person."
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Took Greek lessons from Pantelis P.
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"I love working with Georgi! She is energetic and helpfully corrects in a way that doesn't make you feel bad or embarrassed. The materials are really helpful to review later and reinforce what I've learned."
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Took Spanish lessons from Georgina L.
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