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Colleen K.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $20
  • Music from Columbia College Chicago
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Colleen K.

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Whether you want to cover your favorite songs, write your own songs or just jam with friends, I can help provide you with all the tools and techniques you need to get there. I have 14 years of experience playing guitar, from jazz and ambient to rock and metal. I also have a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree and two years experience teaching students of different levels, ages and interests. There is no limit to what you can accomplish. Want to shred some sick solos? I'll work with you every week to help you get there. Want to play some Taylor Swift? No problem. Want to learn some jazz tunes, how to improvise and the music theory behind it all? Let's do it. I will tailor my lessons specifically to fit your needs, and make sure you get the most out of our time together. No matter what your desires are as a guitarist, I'll help you get there. Message me and let's get started!

About Colleen

I have had a strong passion for music ever since I was in elementary school. I started playing guitar at 11 years old, beginning with rock and alternative music. In high school I got into playing jazz and classical, and started my first band that I performed with consistently and wrote songs for. I

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Zoe
Colleen patiently made connections and answered my questions. She does a great job at explaining guitar techniques using music theory. Every lesson was custom and she tailored the lessons to be exactly what I needed. Highly recommend!
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Great lesson. Colleen is patient and knowledgeable.
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Isaac W.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $70
  • Bachelor of Design in Interaction Design from University of Washington
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Isaac W.

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The power of music comes from our capacity to share it. We call it performance, whether alone with a loved one on a beach or surrounded by screaming fans.

To effectively share music involves sharing ourselves with it. When we offer ourselves as conduits for music's beauty, our body becomes a prism uniquely refracting its experience to others. No two performances are identical, and no two performers are alike.

My job is to help you craft techniques for different situations, different performance applications, and particular moments within them. If you're playing at a coffee shop tonight and an online benefit concert the next, I'll help you translate yourself as an artist through whatever medium you choose.

My experience ranges from musical theatre to jazz to rock n' roll to acoustic folk and beyond, from intimate venues to enormous halls, and from vocal performance to piano to guitar to drums and more.

Let's play together.

About Isaac

CUSTOM-MADE FOR YOU Learning involves playfulness, curiosity, and personal connection. I've studied how people learn and how people play, along with 25 years of professional and performance experience, and I focus it entirely on you. We start with what you love, discover what you already know, then

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Ansley
Isaac helped to distinguish the difference between creating art and copying which tapped a different side of drawing for me. Had a good session on training on seeing the tones of shades.
Bill P.
Isaac was great and very patiently explained everything I needed to do to get started on my guitar.
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Gordon L.

27 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Associate of Arts Degree from Mesabi Range Community College
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Gordon L.

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About Gordon

Gordon L. began playing music at a very early age but didn't begin to learn the saxophone until he was in fifth grade. Gordon's interest in music grew when he began to work sound systems for bluegrass bands and eventually he started to experiment more with music. Soon after he would pick up gu

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Nylah C.
It was a good first experience. But had a few technical issues with the internet.
Joshua K.
I'm afraid I don't really know what to say, except that he has a pleasant manner and seemed to give me the good information to start with. It's only my first lesson
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Andrew S.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, spanish
  • Awarded Chosen Arranger for the University of North Texas's 2010 Gomez residency Artist, Kurt Rosenwinkel from University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 1993
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Andrew S.

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Have my undergraduate in Jazz Performance from the prestigious University of North Texas where I was a part of UNT Jazz Singers, the Zebras, lab bands and other small groups. accomplished in jazz, classical, rock, r&b and other genres. Perform regularly with several groups around the DFW area. also performed and recorded with artists from the Nashville, Miami and Washington D.C. areas.

About Andrew

Education/Experience: Guitarist/ Singer/Composer/Arranger/Music Producer, Andy S., is an experienced, well-versed musician in many disciplines of music. He has a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz studies from the prestigious University of North Texas and Masters in Jazz Arranging/Composition from

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Justin S.
Patient and knowledgeable. Made me feel immediately at ease and was a pleasure to work with. Would recommend to anybody that wants to improve their singing.
Sydney H.
Andrew has been a wonderful teacher. Funny and patient.
Mike
Excellent knowledge, presentation and communication. He taught at the right level for me. He's a great teacher.
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Vandi E.

90 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Italian, German, French, Spanish
  • Cosmetology & Cosmetology Instructor from Gadsden State Community College
  • Teaching since 2011
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Vandi E.

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I have two performance degrees. I have been teaching and performing for several years. I am an excellent performance coach. I can get you polished, confident, and ready to wow your audience.

About Vandi

Vandi has extensive performance experience in multiple genres: professionally with opera, orchestra, chamber music, musical theater, straight theater, film, sacred works, church music, jazz, and contemporary music. Credentials: Russian Opera Workshop-Philadelphia 2020 Opera Programs Berlin-2020

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Michelle
Ariele
My daughter loves it
Evon
She is fun and enjoyable. She is also understanding. I love her lessons!
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Sarah E.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks French
  • Awarded Michael Bane Award from Stony Brook University Department of Music
  • Honors High School Diploma from Las Vegas Academy of Performing and Visual Arts
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Sarah E.

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Students studying audition preparation with me will:
-prepare materials with great competency
-develop a confident and authentic stage presence
-rise above performance anxiety
-learn how to relax and focus in audition situations
-become familiarized with different audition processes
-how to project musicality and expression to an audience
-optional: learn body awareness and mindfulness skills

About Sarah

Sarah began her classical training early and is fluent in piano and string instruments. In high school, Sarah first realized she loved teaching when she started a piano instruction program volunteering at the Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation. She has maintained a studio of students of various in

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Angie A.
Love taking lessons with Sarah. She encourages me by pointing out what I do right (positive reinforcement) and also corrects me if I didn't quite master something yet. Perfect lessons. She definitely respects the time and gets to the lessons right away. I enjoy the practices and tips you gave me when I have never been a fan of "practices" prior to taking classes with you. Thanks, Sarah.
Brittany
I love learning from Sarah as an adult student! She is so patient and kind, and explains things in multiple ways if I am confused. I definitely recommend her for any student!
Eliana A.
It was a very welcoming approach to the Violin world my daughter felt on her 1st lesson. Sarah was so patient,soft spoken and well versed with her violin skills that made the class worthwhile.

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"I am a math/science nerd and do not have much experience in proper singing, less in stage performance. After reading Benjamin's profile, I was very positive that he had the right personality and teaching style suited for me. My guess was correct! I have enjoyed every single of the 10-15 lessons with him and look forward to many more.
Teaching how to sing is much more than just giving instructions and demonstrating correct techniques. Even a YouTube video can do that. You hire a mentor so that he/she can criticize what you are doing wrong and create exercises customized to fix such malpractices. Benjamin has been doing exactly that. Additionally, he has been helping me improve on my stage etiquette, as well as performance skills. His sessions are also thoroughly entertaining, and he puts you under right amount of pressure, allowing you to be motivated without feeling embarrassed.
I started as an amateur singer and planned to pursue singing as a hobby at best, but now I hope to turn singing into an avocation. I am happy to recommend Benjamin to anyone looking for singing and stage performance lessons!"
Tara
Took Music Performance lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Preparing for a performance at my friend's wedding. His experience has been vital in prepping me to anticipate variables and how to play through mistakes etc."
Ingrid
Took Music Performance lessons from Phil C.
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"Peter was a wonderful surprise. In addition to being a beautiful pianist himself, he showed me how to really enjoy the music I was learning. He was very patient and I could tell that he knew how to approach me as a student. Thanks Peter!"
Daniel
Took Music Performance lessons from Peter D.
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"Josh is an incredibly versatile musician and teacher. He understands the individual's source of desire to learn and meets them at the right place - remaining flexible to explore all of the many facets of music creation from writing to performance to production. His approach is about the joy of making music, as it should be!"
John
Took Music Performance lessons from Joshua F.
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"THE. BEST. PERIOD.

Ms. Chau is a parent's dream! She is soft spoken, incredibly kind, patient, and talented. My daughter is shy and sensitive, but Ms. Chau had her laughing and playing with confidence from the from the first lesson! I HIGHLY recommend this instructor for first timers like us as she is truly a gem. She makes learning notes, rhythm, and rests so easy."
Yvonne
Took Music Performance lessons from Chau K.
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"Simply amazing. Best decision I've made in a long time."
Don
Took Music Performance lessons from Shanita J.
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"Really friendly, easy to talk to, and positive teacher. I can already tell that I will learn a lot from him!"
Shelby
Took Music Performance lessons from Alex P.
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"Barbara is very musical, very talented and very attuned to my needs. She is not only a singing teacher or a pianist, she is all and more. Most importantly, she is a mentor.
I highly recommend Barbara."
Michal
Took Music Performance lessons from Barbara M.
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"Nick has given my kids lessons on drums, piano, and musical performance. (both online and in person). He has amazing levels of patience that are essential for kids and beginners. Critically, he's given my kids the mindset and the space to be creative and realize that they don't have to be virtuosos to start writing their own songs."
David Z
Took Music Performance lessons from Nick R.
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"Nice class! I like it and learnt a lot !"
Jessica
Took Music Performance lessons from Robert H.
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