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Melody C.

29 Reviews
Knoxville, TN
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2014
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Melody C.

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I teach online or in-person piano lessons from my home studio on my beautiful Steinway baby grand piano.

A typical lesson with me will look something like this:

-The student plays what they have practiced, and we work on any difficult areas and techniques for playing better.

-I introduce new lesson material, asking questions to make sure my student understands.

-We work on music theory, sight reading, good posture, and helpful practice techniques.

-I expect my students to practice every day, just as I do. It is the only way to become proficient.

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For online lessons, you may use the online platform provided by TakeLessons, or we can use Zoom. Most of my students are using Zoom.

You will need to order lesson books before your first lesson. After you sign up, we will discuss which books to order. I usually use Alfred's Basic Piano Library lesson and theory books as a starting point for lessons.

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About Melody

My name is Melody Cook. I began learning to play the piano when I was five. My mother had a piano and some books. I loved the piano and I mostly taught myself. As an adult, I finally received professional musical instruction when I studied music at Valencia college and the University of Central

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Marvin
Melody has been a gift. Under her encouragement, patience and knowledge, my 8 year old has flourished and has a new found appreciation for music. 5 stars isn't enough.
Arzo
Melody is an awesome piano instructor. I am an adult beginner and I have been taking online piano lessons with her for almost a year now. She is always patient and kind and she has helped me learn so much. It is also convenient that the lessons can be held online. I look forward to many more lessons with Melody and would definitely recommend her!
Alexandra
Melody is wonderful. She keeps it great fun for my 10-year old all while teaching great technique and theory. Thanks!!
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Cody B.

8 Reviews
Knoxville, TN
Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded SPBGMA Band Competition - 1st Place from SPBGMA
  • Education from Johnson University
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Cody B.

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Want to learn bluegrass, old-time, western swing, country or Irish fiddling? With 18 years playing fiddle and 10 years teaching, I have the experience to help a beginner gain basic skills or an advanced student analyze bowing patterns, moving double stops, backup and improvisational skills and ideas and more. From the student who is picking up the fiddle for the first time to the fiddler who’s been playing their whole life, I hope to inspire a love for traditional fiddle music and culture.

About Cody

I was first inspired to play the fiddle by my grandfather, Tom Smith. Many of my cousins started learning traditional instruments around the same time and we had a lot of fun jamming at family gatherings and at music festivals in our home state of Indiana. In 2015 I was proud to carry the family tra

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Becky
Really great at getting into the kind of help I need to learn to jam with other bluegrass musicians
Matt
I was basically a beginner approximately 6-7 months ago. I’ve been taking lessons online with Cody every week this whole time. I honestly can’t believe how far we’ve progressed. Cody is a real professional with an immense amount of talent! 100% highly recommend!
Chad C.
Growing up and taking music classes I have always struggled with grasping the concept of music and instruments. Currently a college student with a busy schedule, Cody has helped me accomplish a lot with the time I have been taking lessons with him. Coming from never being able to grasp music to starting to play some songs and understanding theory more, progress has really shown. Learning from Cody will give you a fun, patient, and an exciting environment that will keep you wanting to learn more. Cody is extremely talented, very nice, and makes music easy! I would suggest if anyone would want to learn from the best, learn from Cody!
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Will F.

21 Reviews
Knoxville, TN
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Will F.

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About Will

Will Fletcher Instruction has been going strong since 2009. New students starting this year are doing great along w all the older, more musically advanced students. I want you to play music. I don't care how we get there as long as on your specific instrument you want to learn, you are making music.

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Jeff A.
If you are looking for a teacher who can sharpen all your skills Will is your guy. As an older student learning to sing and arrange covers that suite my style I could not ask for a better teacher. Be smart go with Will
Jeff A.
Always the best
Kevin S.
Exactly what I need - authentic, informal, and no b.s.
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Maria P.

34 Reviews
Knoxville, TN
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition from Houston Symphony
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maria P.

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Get ready for a truly rich and rewarding experience. Maria studied at the Moscow Conservatory with Viktor Merzhanov. She is a 4th-generation pupil of Franz Liszt and 6th-generation of Beethoven. She was one of the fortunate few (Garrick Ohlsson among them) to study with Roberto Eyzaguirre, who was a student and friend of Claudio Arrau, one of the 20th-century's greatest pianists. Arrau studied with Martin Krause, who was one of Franz Liszt's final pupils. Liszt was taught by Carl Czerny. And Beethoven was Czerny's teacher. Through this great lineage, learn an incredible technique that will enable you to play the music of your dreams!

About Maria

Maria was born in Moscow, Russia. Her mother was a piano teacher and started Maria playing at 4. She studied at the legendary Moscow Conservatory with Victor Merzhanov. In the US, she won the Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Young Artist Competition and debuted with the Symphony performing Beethoven's Thir

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Melody C.
I am gaining a lot from my lessons with Maria. She is helping me to play more musically, to really listen and feel the music. She is also helping me to learn technically how to achieve the musical expression I desire.
Evan
I have enjoyed my lessons from Maria immensely. After just a few lessons I have noticed significant improvements in my overall technique and comfort while playing. Her feedback during lessons has been amazing, not just shallow compliments but solid criticism that most teachers would avoid.
Irwin ..
Maria is the best all-around music teacher I've ever head. She combines deep musicality, technical precision, rigor, and warmth. In just a handful of lessons, she's helped me find a level of ease and expression that I've never experienced with any other teacher.
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Clarice C.

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Knoxville, TN
Starting at $42
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 3 to 80
  • Bachelors of Music : Violin Performance from Arizona State Universtiy
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Clarice C.

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With 15 years of teaching experience and over 20 years performance experience, I have dedicated my entire life to the violin and finding innovative, creative, and effective ways of teaching and learning. In my studio, students of all ages, levels, and backgrounds are welcome! I have experience teaching beginners (both child and adult) all the way to students at the university level. I strive to create lessons and materials that cater to the uniqueness of each student and their goals. A love of music and the instrument will always be at the forefront of the learning experience!

About Clarice

Violinist and teacher Clarice Collins has established herself as a highly respected pedagogue and versatile musician of the 21st century, with a repertoire spanning music across genres and periods. A graduate of Arizona State University, where she studied with acclaimed professor Danwen Jiang, she r

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Brian
Ms. Clarice is an all-star teacher and a extremely talented violinist. I had the honor of working with Clarice as an undergrad student at Arizona State University. Clarice was the teaching assistant for Danwen Jiang's Violin Studio. Clarice helped shape me to the violinist I am today, she helped instill a confidence in me I did not have before. She helped bring out passion to my playing in my performances. Clarice has a vast knowledge of violin pedagogy, technique, repertoire and music theory. Ms. Clarice loves each of her students and it shows through her character, you can tell she truly loves what she does and has a passion for teaching music. I am happy to call her not only my former but my friend as well. if you are looking for a teacher who makes learning fun and pushes you to greatness, then I highly recommend working with Clarice Collins!
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Fawn A.

458 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Speaks German, Yiddish, Italian, French, Spanish, Chineese, Main Language: English. OTHER: Spanish
  • Awarded Billboard Top 10 Hit Song from Billboard Magazine
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Fawn A.

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"To hear the note, you have to see the note". I'm not your typical music coach. As a recent Billboard hit recording artist & coaching 20 years, I immediately get to your goals & together we reach them! What you learn becomes part of you & that's the key to success. Whether you're beginner, advanced, special needs, have a short term issue, long term issue or even damaged vocal chords, whatever your situation, I successfully can handle it all. :)

About Fawn

"Make one stop at the music shop!" Fawn® is not your typical music coach. As a Billboard hit recording artist, songwriter, TV & film composer & coaching over 20 years, Fawn immediately gets to your goals & together you reach them. What you learn becomes part of you & that's the key to success. Whe

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Olive
Couldn't ask for any one better! Fawn is professional, personable, kind hearted, talented and has a knack for knowing exactly what a person needs to advance and change old habits. Her intuition is off the charts! She tailor makes lessons to fit (even inventing exercises), does what is needed and wastes no time whatsoever. Lessons are worth every penny.
Shira
Fawn is knowledgeable, perceptive and flexible, with the ability to meet her clients where they live on their journeys toward their goals. I continue with her because the results of our lessons show progress and are proof of her abilities and my motivation.
Tom
Fawn is the best! She really wants to see you reach your goals and succeed and is very flexible! She takes copious notes every lesson and sends them to you to give you something to work on. She is very good at what she does and produces excellent results! You won’t regret signing up with her!

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"Learning piano at a good, steady pace

I thought a long time before I started piano again at the age of 67.
It has been over 40 years since I touched a keyboard. However,
Cheryl has made each lesson not only fun but she has been a very patient teacher. I recently extended my lesson time so I could benefit even more from her knowledge. I look forward to my weekly lessons and my practice time at home. I would recommend Cheryl to anyone no matter your age."
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Took Piano lessons from Cheryl (Cher) O.
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"Eric is an extraordinary teacher. My vocal abilities were about zero when I came to him. A few months later, I was singing at open mics. A year later, I was taking turns at singing lead with my band.

Eric is patient, thoughtful and dedicated. Whatever you bring to the table, he'll match you 110%. He knows when to push, when to criticize and when to inspire. I'd recommend Eric for anyone who wants to take their music to the next level."
Brian
Took Singing lessons from Eric J.
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"Very patient and willing to improve his students at their own pace!"
Kim
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Donnie E.
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"Valerie truly is the best piano teacher ever! I took piano when I was my children’s age, so I have a reference. I have two daughters and they have taken piano with Valerie for 5 years. My kids started when they were 6 years old. They have transformed into great pianist. Valerie’s approach to teaching is with gentle and honest instruction. She is warm, funny and good at what she does. She is professional and experienced in all things music. She deserves 6 out of 5 stars in our book! Start your lessons today!"
Melanie
Took Piano lessons from Valerie B.
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"Jeremie was calm and very supportive for this beginner. I have made progress over the first week. As with any instrument, practice is the key. He gave me the tools to do so."
Paul
Took Ukulele lessons from Jeremie W.
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"Camille is an experienced performer and teacher. She is trained to protect your voice as well as challenging your range and improvement. Having been musical theater for so many years she is also able to help with auditions. She is always kind and professional. I highly endorse her."
Mary
Took Singing lessons from Camille V.
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"Quentin's teaching style is chill and simple. But you learn a lot during the process. He is calm and patient as well!"
Poojitha
Took Piano lessons from Quentin S.
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"This guy's great!!

Eric is wonderful! He's great at explaining things, VERY patient and has a lot of fun while teaching. Best music teacher I've had so far!"
Angelique
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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"As an adult, time to practice is a luxury. I really like that the practice pieces are music that I like and are challenging enough for me to enjoy the time spent. Also, he takes time to answer my questions thoroughly, so that I actually feel like I am learning. He is patient and isn't hard on me when I make mistakes. I have started lessons a couple of times, without success. I believe Edward, by far has the best technique and teaching style, for me to enjoy this learning experience."
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Took Piano lessons from Edward E.
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"Stacey has been training my daughter since November 2014. While it has been a short time only, the training my child has received has been exemplary. She has grown in maturity and presence as well as performance."
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