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Mark M.

28 Reviews
Worcester, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks German, English
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mark M.

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I teach both baroque and modern technique on a tracker action instrument, which is then applicable to modern instruments. My teaching style is rooted in developing a technique that is centered, focused, and free. Beginning organ students should have reached an intermediate level of piano performance and be tall enough to sit comfortably on a lowered organ bench with feet touching the pedals without flexing.

About Mark

I am an active performer eager to teach organ, piano, voice, and provide collaborative keyboard accompaniment to vocalists. I teach youth and adults. Private lessons are given at my church in Worcester or online through the TakeLessons platform. I also teach in-home piano lessons. My students have g

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Michele
I have been taking organ lessons with Mark Mummert since May, 2020. He is an excellent teacher. I am an accompanist at a small church. I started as a pianist but there is a greater need in our community for organists. Mark has been so valuable in improving my organ playing. He has emphasized organ fundamentals as well as technique. I am impressed as to how much we have accomplished with virtual lessons.
Jo Anna Savage
It is obvious that Mark M. is a well seasoned teacher who doesn't waste time so that a great deal of material can be explained and demonstrated. I am happy to have found someone who can guide me for many years and understands the demands on a church organist.
Lily
Lily enjoys her lessons and I can already see an improvement in both skill and confidence after only 3 lessons. Thank you!
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Steve K.

14 Reviews
Vernon Rockville, CT
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded Dove Seal of Approval from Dove Foundation
  • 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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Jason S.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner
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Jason S.

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While clarinet is my main instrument, I am equally comfortable teaching beginner flute to students of all ages. I have found that many of the same principals and techniques of clarinet apply when teaching flute.

About Jason

I hold a masters degree in music from the University of Michigan, and have 10+ years of experience teaching students from beginner through advanced playing levels. Previous students have gone on to win multiple awards, scholarships and acceptance into summer music festivals and youth orchestras acro

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Ryan C.
Jason was great, and exactly what I was hoping for. I am looking forward to working with him for the rest of our time together.
Kelly
My son had his first lesson today and has already learned so many things! When the lesson ended, he smiled and told me it was so much fun and the teacher was nice. My son is a beginner at clarinet and usually has a hard time with learning new things, but he was able to understand Jason very well.
Jason is friendly, focused, patient, knowledgeable, confident, professional, and cool. He is organized and communicated clearly what we need to work on and what is the upcoming plan. Jason is awesome and exceeded my expectations. My son is really looking forward to his next lesson!
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Simeon S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Awarded Top 50 Tutors, USA from WyzAnt
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 13 and up
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Simeon S.

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I've helped students from diverse backgrounds and at every stage of educational career plan for their future, from strategizing about standardized tests to making sense of essay prompts.

The whole process can seem overwhelming at first, but it's nothing a bit of brainstorming can't solve!

About Simeon

The most important attributes of any teacher are empathy and patience. I currently attend Harvard University and work as a professional writer and tutor. I've lived all over the United States, although I grew up in Scotland of all places. My scores on the SAT and ACT were perfect (1600 and 36 res

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Lucas
Words cannot express how awesome Simeon is....but here is an attempt. As parents, my wife and I cannot say enough great things about Simeon. Our child was preparing for his second attempt at the SAT's. Our child has a 4.0 GPA but did not do as well as he would have liked on the SAT's his first time. Our son was hesitant at first to work with a tutor since he thought he could prepare on his own and improve his score but as parents, we decided he needed outside help. That's when we found Simeon. Our son not only increased his SAT scores by almost 100 points in a very short window, but he extremely enjoyed his time with Simeon. Now that he and Simeon no longer meet on a weekly basis our son misses his time with Simeon. Simeon is extremely intelligent and has a way of explaining the concepts in a manner that anyone can understand. Simeon truly cares about the students he works with. We have another child entering high school next year and you better believe if he needs any tutoring Simeon will be getting a call.
Thelma A.
Very intellectual and patient ... Cares and wanted to help .
Sadie
Simeon has been an absolutely invaluable resource for my SAT prep. His encouragement is appropriately supplemented by challenging material and (appropriately) challenging expectations. He manages to make studying for the SAT fun rather than a laborious task and I could not recommend him more.
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Sean C.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Performance Percussion from Colburn Conservatory
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Sean C.

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I have been teaching for about 8 years with students ranging from beginner to advanced. All ages are welcome! I also welcome all different styles of music from rock, to jazz, and even classical. Each lesson is catered specifically to the student. I want each student to be able to reach their own specific goals, while having the time of their life!

About Sean

Drummer Sean C., 31, started playing at age 7 when he began studying with Mark Foster, a local free-lance percussionist in the Denver area. After high school he enrolled at the Colburn Conservatory in LA, where he studied with Jack van Geem, former Principal Percussionist of the San Francisco Sympho

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Kristen S.
I can't say enough about Sean! He is funny and engaging. My 8 yo looks forward to his weekly online lessons and loves to practice. Sean presents material that is a perfect balance of challenging and achievable. It is so exciting to see my son's progress with the Djembe and his understanding of music theory grow. Sean is a fabulous find!
Nancy A.
It went perfectly fine.
Megan
Sean has been teaching my 10-year old son percussion for almost two years. Before covid, my son had lessons in-person. Since covid, my son has been doing lessons online. Sean has done an amazing job teaching my son in-person and online.

Sean really knows percussion. I've witnessed this both during lessons and when my family watched him perform with the Lone Tree Symphony. Sean is wonderful with kids. Although my son has attention issues, Sean is extremely patient, and he is able to efficiently redirect and focus my son. With Sean, music lessons are enjoyable. He has taken the time to get to know my son and how my son learns. I feel like the lessons are tailored extremely well for my child's abilities. Best of all, Sean is just a wonderful person. He's easy to talk to and has a great sense of humor. My son looks forward to his lessons with Sean each week. You won't find a better percussion instructor!
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Mikala P.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
  • High School Diploma from Park Hill South HS
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Mikala P.

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Are you a beginner, intermediate or advanced guitar player interested in learning more chords, notes, strumming patterns, finger picking styles, guitar theory or how to read tab? Do you just want to get better at that acoustic guitar you've had? Or learn a song for a special occasion?

Guitar was the first instrument I gravitated towards and learned 13 years ago, and now my guitar is a must have whether I'm home or on the road. I write a majority of my songs on it & love the unique style of bonding that everyone has in relation to their guitar.

Whether you are planning on leading with it, using it as accompaniment to someone else/yourself, or just want to learn for fun as a hobby, I can teach you all you need to know to meet your guitar goals! If you have any questions, please message me!

About Mikala

Want to learn how to play or sing your favorite song? Are you interested in learning how to write your own songs? Since the start of my teaching career 4 years ago, my lessons have expanded to include guitar, ukulele, bass, piano, drums, singing, and even songwriting! I'm eager to help you find

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Garrett
The best instructor anyone could hope for! Attentive, thorough, and keeps it fun. Look no further for an instructor - Mikala is it.
John
I had a great time taking voice lessons with Mikala! She is an amazing teacher! She helped me learn how to properly use my voice to sing well, and she taught me a variety of styles as well! She really cares about her students, and I would highly recommend her to anyone!
Zhongjin Li
Mikala is a great piano instructor, clear, helpful and patient. Highly recommended!

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"Jonathan is knowledgeable, patient, and I would recommend him as a teacher for anybody of any age."
Maxine
Took Piano lessons from Jonathan H.
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"Esther has taught both piano and guitar to my two sons during the past five years. She is wonderful! Esther individualizes her teaching to each child in a way that reaches the child's playing ability to amazing level. I can highly recommend Esther to anyone seeking a highly skilled music tutor."
Iria
Took Piano lessons from Esther B.
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"She was great - very helpful and encouraging"
Kathryn
Took Singing lessons from Rachel S.
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"First lesson with Avi was great! I have been playing guitar for about 6 months self-taught and could feel myself plateauing, in need of a teacher. He made things really easy by listening to what I want to improve upon and learn, immediately giving some useful tips on things I had been struggling with, and going over what we could do to achieve my goals. He's very good at explaining things in a way that is clear and doesn't make them seem intimidating, even if it's something I typically have a hard time with. Also, it was a great mix of physical guitar stuff (such as helping me improve barre chords), basic theory to begin with (such as how to form a chord), and also breaking down mental barriers which had previously kept me intimidated by songwriting. I am already much more confident and ready to try new things! Overall, if you are looking to improve at guitar or start for the first time, I recommend Avi."
Isabella
Took Guitar lessons from Avi B.
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"Veroslav is the consummate piano teacher--dedicated, patient, caring and encouraging. He has been teaching our nine and six year old children for the past year and a half and they have made significant progress under his tutelage. He is firm and exacting, but also kind and praising, when praise is due. Veroslav has an individualized approach to teaching—he is able to connect with children and tailor his teaching style to the temperament and aptitude of each child. Veroslav chooses pieces of classical and contemporary music that would not only be enjoyed by his students but would teach them particular skills. His lessons include a wide diversity of skill development through level appropriate performance and practice books. We are extremely happy that Veroslav has been our children's piano teacher and are looking forward to working with him in the years to come."
Boryana L Dimitrova
Took Piano lessons from Veroslav T.
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"Indigo is amazing! Extremely supportive, talented, and warm. As a super beginner, I noticed a dramatic change in just 5 lessons. She intuitively knows just what to do to open your voice and guide you. I felt immediately comfortable with her and she's very professional. She's a magic one! Couldn't recommend more highly."
Robin
Took Singing lessons from Indigo S.
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"Steve is more than just a good upright bass teacher, he’s a good music teacher and an upbeat guy to take lessons with."
Tom
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Steve M.
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"Joe is great with our son! I would highly recommend him to any one looking for a teacher!!"
Owen
Took Guitar lessons from Joe B.
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"Tim is a great instructor. He is knowledgeable and very good hearted."
Saman
Took Guitar lessons from Tim B.
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"Eric is a fantastic instructor... I was learning how to play on my own for a 2 months before my first sit down with him. He immediately picked up on where I was at so far and built around it quickly. And filled in my blanks. Long story short.. You can't go wrong with him."
Derrek
Took Guitar lessons from Eric J.
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