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Chris C.

82 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music from Belmont University
  • Teaching since 2014
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Chris C.

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Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself?

I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. My aim is to help every student achieve their personal goals on their instrument within the context of a relaxed and patient environment that promotes a love of music!

I achieve this by:

1) Individualizing lesson plans so that each student stays engaged and learns in the style that is best for them as learners.

2) Ensuring that students learn BOTH how to play their instrument as well as the theory behind what they are playing. This creates a more well-rounded musician that is capable of problem solving on their instrument and being able to play in a variety of settings.

I have been playing music for over 10 years and teaching private lessons since 2014. I ...

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Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instru

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Khonnie G.
Chris is very very knowledgeable on the guitar and bass instruments. He is fun and very patient teacher. Highly recommend him!
Caitlin
Chris is great to work with. He's patient and very knowledgeable. I like that he focuses on music theory as well as playing. His approach to teaching makes for a well-rounded learning experience. I feel more confident learning songs on my own and understanding the structure behind them.
Jonas
Chris is an excellent guitar instructor. After picking up the guitar after a 40 year hiatus, he has quickly got me going again. Chris has been really good at customizing instruction to meet individual needs. For me, I wanted to get beyond just strumming chords. After just a few lessons, I feel we are well on our way to meeting that objective.
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Matt G.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks Thai, Mandarin
  • Teaching since 2007
  • B.A. in Economics with a minor in Business Management from Auburn University
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Matt G.

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I use exercises and logic puzzles to help students understand math better.

About Matt

I went to Pensacola Catholic High and graduated in 2003. I then attended and Auburn University, where I became a Christian, and graduated in 2007. Once I finished, I went overseas to teach English and do missions. I taught in Thailand from 2003-2007 and then in China from 2012-2016. I have been teac

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Kerry K.

7 Reviews
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Starting at $27
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Awarded $1,000 from Wright State University
  • Teaches students Male: 7 to 80; Female: 7 to 85
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Kerry K.

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Have played many different percussion over the years.
The trip to Brazil helped with Samba and other percussion.
Three years with Holland America Line put it into use, along
with drum set.

About Kerry

Online Masters Jazz program from University of Arkansas at Monticello, (2018-2019) these studies will help students understand various Jazz, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban drum patterns. I attended Wright State University for two (2) years studying Music , and then transferred to Belmont University to

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Mary
Kerry has an incredible knowledge and experience with drumming. He encouraged me and challenged me. I highly recommend Kerry to anyone looking to be a skilled and educated drummer.
Theresa Lauterbach
I saw improvement each week from my lessons with Kerry. He offered great resources and gave me advise for purchasing my drums. After just 5 months, I could read and play music on my own!
King Koeller
Fantastic jazz drummer!
Professional and knowledgeable about many diverse drumming styles.
Super swingin'!
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William P.

41 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Speaks spanish, english
  • Bachelor of Performance in Vocal Music Contemporary Studies from Valley Forge Christian College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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William P.

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I can teach you how to hear and play a song and tricks to identifying harmonies and choral structure. There are so many ways to approach ear training and I can tailor your lessons to aim at making it as effective and pertinent to what you do as musician. Contact me and let's talk about the different approaches of ear training so that we can find one that appeals to you.

About William

Hello everyone. My journey into teaching has opened up so many doors for me and has made me a better instructor. I have been participating in music programs from the age of 3. Music is my passion. I have learned many instruments along the way, and I have pressed through to achieve not only my academ

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Ron K.
Excellent teacher, with an ability to focus pointedly on your strengths and where you might need help. He then offers specific drills to perfect your singing. Gentle but realistic style of assessment. I highly recommend William P.
Peter S.
Will is knowledgeable, thorough and kind! He is a great instructor.
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Kay

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches students 18 to 80
  • Japanese 1 from St Petersburg State University
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Kay

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My dance fitness class is a fun and personalized way to work out without lifting weights! Its 30 minutes of music, dance, sweat and motivation. Brings a group of friends and move your body! Message for more details.

About Kay

* I am located in LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, to avoid confusion. My calendar on Take Lessons does not reflect my actual schedule. We can discuss what days and times are truly available in the messages. I am a DVIDA certified Ballroom Dance Instructor and Co- Owner of Nova Star Dance Company LLC in Las Ve

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Janna
Just wanted to update my review as I've continued working with Kay. She's wonderful! I've been super impressed with her ability to teach to adult beginners. She is very knowledgeable and I have a lot of trust in how she safely guides me through lessons. Additionally, she is excellent at communicating and teaching the nuances of each move and combination. I'm learning so much and having a blast. I would absolutely recommend Kay to my friends and family!
Janna
Kay made me feel very comfortable and I really enjoyed my first class. She's a great instructor; I'm really looking forward to my future lessons.
Trina
My 7 year old boy did online hip hop lessons with Miss Kay, she was WONDERFUL! She was kind and encouraging and my son grew in confidence and his love of dance from her encouragement and instruction. He looked forward to these classes all week, he screamed, "that was soo much fun!" frequently when we signed off. She even educated him on the four styles of hip hop and now he is eager to learn a little bit of each of them. Couldn't recommend Kay more highly. Such an all around kind and genuine person and positive influence in my son's life each week. Grateful for her.
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Zane B.

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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Zane B.

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Together we will learn to think about the guitar differently. We will start with the basics of strumming, rhythm, and fundamental chords. We will also learn the major scales, blues, and pentatonic scales. These ideas will open the door for your creativity within the guitar fretboard and translate to other instruments as well. I will teach you how to solo and play along with any song of your choosing. The skills and ideas I will teach you will allow you to create your own music, and set you up for a successful experience with the guitar.

I have been a guitarist since I was a kid and I have learned from real professionals and online tutorials. I have recorded 4+ albums in the last 3 years under the name Randy Sax. I will instill confidence in your guitar playing to unlock your genius and style. Let's Rock!

About Zane

Hello! My name is Zane. I am a passionate guitarist and musician. I have a large fundamental knowledge in creating melodies, riffs, and solos. I create my own alternative rock music and play live shows around Chicago under the name Randy Sax. I learned everything I know from professional teachers an

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"Daniel is as passionate about singing as he is about teaching. He is very technical and knowledgeable about how to use the different body parts correctly to produce the best sound. My daughter enjoyed taking lessons from him and learned a great deal."
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Took Classical Voice lessons from Daniel G.
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"Greg is an excellent teacher for any level or age of student. He has fantastic and proven methods of teaching. My lessons are something I look forward to every week. Comfortable atmosphere. He has exceptional talent. Has the gifting and ability to make learning fun and exciting. He is dedicated and passionate about teaching can also repair and set up your instrument. Highly recommend him."
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Took Bass Guitar lessons from Greg C.
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"Our son took his first lesson with Ahmad this week and thoroughly enjoyed himself. Ahmad is patient and understanding, which are two traits that beginner guitar lessons absolutely require. He sent our son home with practice sheets, and wrote out the basic chords for "Smoke On The Water", which was awesome because he can learn to play something that he has heard on the radio, which inspires him to play more! Ahmad Guitar Lessons are a perfect starting point for the little Eddie Van Halen in your house as well!"
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Took Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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""I like Mr. Matthew because he's a good bass player, he's very nice, he teaches me new songs that I don't know, and he's kind because he lets me use his amp."
-Bradley, 5 years old

"Mr. Matthew is a really good teacher because he waits for me when something is really hard and he has taught me some new, really cool songs. I used to think guitar was boring, but he has made it fun. He is very patient and now I LOVE guitar!
-Adalyn, 7 yrs old"
Kourtney
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Matthew H.
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"Absolutely amazing!! My son loved it."
Jace
Took Piano lessons from Zaid D.
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"Love how She teaches, so encouraging, works with young children very well. She makes Accommodations, and is well educated. I enjoy seeing my daughter learn and always can’t wait for the next lesson."
Natalya
Took Violin lessons from Panagiota K.
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"Great! My daughter loved it and is excited to continue voice lessons with Mr. Tim!"
Sailor
Took Singing lessons from Tim K.
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"Great Singing Coach

Julie has been wonderful to me. She is honest and is full of energy which is contagious. I have always wanted to learn how to sing and I am still nervous before each lesson but Julie sets my mind at ease and makes my lessons fun. She has given me the encouragement that I needed to be brave enough to tackle this. I would recommend Julie to anyone who was ready to take the leap and go for it."
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Took Singing lessons from Julie L.
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