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Jon C.

Hixson, TN
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jon C.

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I have been teaching guitar since 1988 and I have taught 1000’s of students over the years.

On my site, there are some mini lessons to help you grow with your study of the guitar. I am constantly updating this site with more free lessons.

Be sure to like my social media profiles over on the right side of the page. Also check out my YouTube channe (GuitarInstruct) for free mini lessons.

About Jon

Thank you for taking time to look at my profile. My name is Jon C. I have been teaching and performing since 1988. I teach students throughout the United States. I use almost any video platform to teach. If you are local to the Chattanooga, TN area, you can schedule an in-person lesson with me.

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Andrei P.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Russian
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Andrei P.

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I have been teaching since 2008 and have a BA in Music. I have written music for Rock Bands, Classical and Jazz Guitar, Jazz Ensembles, and Classical Configurations. One of my pieces was performed by Rutgers Mason Gross Jazz Ensemble.

About Andrei

Teaching music is one of my passions. I value each student and the time I have with them; helping them to explore the world of music. After each lesson, my students walk away with a deeper understanding of music and have enjoyed their time. Music is a lifelong skill that can always be practiced and

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Xenia W.
He was very encouraging and knowledgeable, and hope to take lessons with him again.
Larry
I have the pleasure of being a student of Andre he is a true master of the art of music. Now that my Cancer is in remission I can't wait to get back in the swing of things.
Aleksander F.
Great and thorough teacher!
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James W.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2020
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James W.

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Interested in learning guitar for the first time, or have been playing for a while and want to develop your skills? When I teach guitar, I try to focus as much as possible on the student's goals as a musician, so we can get you playing songs you enjoy in only a few lessons. I also encourage students to try learning by ear as much as possible to improve their skills and be able to apply it to their own music. If you're interested in taking lessons with me, be sure to reach out and don't be afraid to ask questions!

About James

I'm James, and I'm willing to help you pursue your future musical endeavors! Over the course of my life I have about 13 years of musical experience, as I grew up in a very musical family. I have been teaching music lessons privately for about 2 years. I have also been volunteering at a local communi

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Patricia T.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $46
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Patricia T.

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I am a full time jazz musician with years of experience using the concepts of music theory in composition and improvisation. I can teach classical based theory as well as jazz. Understanding functional harmony is essential for the music student that wants to “get” what’s going on in their favorite songs and perhaps compose some of their own. I am extremely patient and will work with you and your learning style to set your lesson plan. And we’ll have fun in the process.

About Patricia

Hello! I am a professional musician and guitar/ukulele instructor with over 20 years experience teaching one on one and group lessons. As a child, while learning piano and playing trumpet in the school band I began teaching myself guitar. It quickly became my favorite instrument and I moved on to

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Adam
I can't say enough great things about Patricia as a teacher. Her love of music, her enthusiasm for the guitar and her deep understanding of harmony were standout qualities that really made her a great teacher for me. I recommend her highly.
Gary
Patricia's forte is rock and jazz but don't rule out contemporary and classical. Her knowledge and flexibility enable thinking outside the box and tailoring lessons to every student's needs. Her lessons are always informative, fun, and will give the student a strong musical base from which to build upon.
Adrienne
Patricia is an exceptional teacher! She is flexible and creative, finding ways to interest all ages with an integrative approach to instruction. Not only is she a top- notch player herself, she makes learning fun and accessible for any level of ability. My family has benefited from Patricia’s expertise for four years and I would highly recommend her to anyone! Whether you are just starting out, looking to improve your playing, or simply perfecting your technique, you will benefit from her tutelage!
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Jeff P.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 7 to 97
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Jeff P.

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Magic isn't just a mystery or puzzle to be figured out...Its a performing art (actually one of the variety arts) that designed to entertain. But most importantly, it should be FUN: a delight to both learn & master!

What type of magic would you like to perform for your friends & family? Stage or platform magic (sometimes called Parlor or Cabaret)? Mentalism or mind-reading? How about close-up magic (like cards & coins): Is that your thing? No matter what kind of magic we choose to explore, I've got whole library of teaching references & secret resources (all stowed away in my magic room) to share with you.

I'm Jeff, my stage name is "Mr. Jeffo" and I specialize in entertaining children & families with my own brand of magic and storytelling. I've been performing magic as a part-time pro for decades now, starting out with birthday party shows as a teen, and working my way up to performing corporate meetings, school shows, gatherings and special events over the past 15 years.

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About Jeff

Jeff P. was a Founding Advisory Committee member of the Fairfield Theatre Company (FTC) and eventually became their first Managing Director. He was the first Director of Marketing & Public Relations at Westport Country Playhouse during Joanne Woodward’s earliest seasons as Artistic Director, and h

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Jack L.
My son loved magic lessons with Jeff. He is very patient too!
Brian R.
Jeff has been providing great instruction in a comfortable environment. Each class Jeff is prepared with a list of things we are going to go over, and we review things from the previous week. He will show you how to make or bring props that you may not have and will let you try them out to make sure the trick works for your routine. After each class he has emailed me links to videos that provide alternate explanations as well as some more advanced techniques of things we may not have gone over. For me, in person learning works a lot better than Zoom and Jeff makes the classes both fun and instructional. The 1-1 in person environment he has will really help you excel your abilities. Each class you leave with at least a few tricks that you can start working on immediately. I would highly recommend Jeff!
Shia
Jeff is an amazing teacher!!! He has so much patience plus talent!!!! He always responds to my questions and answers efficiently!!! He customized the classes to my specific needs. I really enjoyed all of his classes!! Thank you Jeff!!
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Mary D.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $37
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 1984
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mary D.

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Music Theater Vocal training, audition prep, acting in song, monologue coaching, preparation for high school and college auditions, contemporary and pop singing styles.

About Mary

My name is Mary and I have been teaching piano, voice, violin, and music theory for more than 35 years. I have an undergraduate degree in music, a masters degree in special education, and a doctoral degree in education. I am a professional musical director and have directed over 50 shows.  I am a

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Hindy R.
I was very happy with Mary’s lesson. I only did one so far, but I was impressed with her talent, her skill, and her methods. She’s great! I definitely recommend using Mary as your violin teacher.
Dayana
Merry is the best teacher we love her
Sofia G.
first piano class, a "10"

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"Brandy was vary knowledgeable kind and patient teacher. Brandy is passionate about her art and sharing it"
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"My first class was excellent; I learned several new things from Dawn. She taught me how to use several of the feet for my sewing machine as well as several straight line designs I can use while quilting. Thank you Dawn for your patience and willingness to share your knowledge."
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"My son has improved a lot after he started taking chess lessons from Mr. Siddharth. He has learnt a lot of new techniques and is excited to use them in games."
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Took Chess lessons from Siddharth G.
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"Siddharth has been the best instructor I have had so far. He is extremely patient and challenges you to think.
He lets you make mistakes so you can learn from them and really has a great understanding of the game.
He has a great positive outlook which makes everything that much better.
looking forward to future lessons!"
Nagesh
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"Bonnie is an excellent knitting instructor. She is very patient and astute. She pays close attention to her student’s work during the lesson and she is very knowledgeable about the knitting she teaches. She really wants to give her students a rewarding and complimentary experience making something Nice or useful. I highly recommend taking knitting lessons with Bonnie."
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Took Knitting lessons from Bonnie N.
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"Lily, by far and away has exceeded mine and my wife's expectations. She was extremely patient and knowledgeable. We are in the process of opening a embroidery and screen printing store and Lily was very helpful with eliminating some of the road blocks we have faced over last month. It was only an hour but I felt that we accomplished a lot in that 60 minutes. My wife has accomplished a bunch of shirts in the one day since our lesson. With eliminating some of the road blocks she had encountered, she was able to finish a project without frustration and wasting hours. We look forward to next weeks lesson. I rarely give reviews and I am not doing this to be nice. I truly want to give LILY the Props she deserves. She immediately makes you feel very comfortable and never makes you feel dumb. We highly recommend her services."
Kevin
Took Embroidery lessons from Lily Q.
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