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John S.

29 Reviews
Collierville, TN
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Grant: Ensemble music for children from Fayette county, TN
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John S.

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I have a masters degree in music theory and can teach you whatever you want to know, especially as it applies to playing music such as jazz, rock, RnB and other current styles.
Knowing music theory will open up whole worlds for you and give you a broader knowledge of the music you are playing. Pieces will become much easier to memorize because you will understand how they go together. Theory also opens the door to skilled improvisation.

About John

I have been teaching young people and adults how to play musical instruments for over 20 years. A lot of my students are well on their way to a rewarding future with music, some as professionals and others as hobbyists. In addition to being a teacher, I am also a professional performer who has worke

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Katie
I have three children with varying levels of commitment to learning to play the piano, and they each took a break from lessons at different times. I think John Sanders did a great job of managing that so they stayed interested and didn’t feel pressured. The individual instruction is most helpful, and all three kids progressed pretty quickly because it was driven by their individual goals—not a too-demanding teacher.
Chris
John is a great teacher, for a child of any age, or an adult. We've worked with him many years. He can teach lessons on many instruments, or can teach theory. He's great to work with.
Tara
Excellent teacher beginner to advanced! Our son has been taking piano lessons from John for 5.5 years and saxophone lessons for 3 years. As a beginner, John taught him to play quickly; and through the years has helped him advance with both instruments. John is an excellent teacher and has been quick to discern not only when our son needs to be challenged more, but also when he needs additional time on a piece. John’s love of music instruction is evident in the patience he’s always exhibited and in how he wants students to not only excel, but to truly love learning.

We’ve had both in-person and online lessons; and have had great experiences with both. John is always perfectly punctual and totally professional.

I truly feel that a great part of our son’s deep love for musical instruments and music appreciation is in great part due to John’s instruction. Very pleased!
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Kevin F.

30 Reviews
Memphis, TN
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French
  • Teaching since 2004
  • BA from Harding University
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Kevin F.

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Been playing piano since age 5, flute since 4th grade and much more music encompassing a lot in the classical field, some jazz and other genres as well. I have a Master's degree in wind conducting and am fully capable of teaching any standard subject in music.

About Kevin

I have had a fairly diverse musical background, including playing with bands and orchestras, as well as participating in choral groups and opera. I have a master's degree in music performance for wind conducting, and a bachelor's degree in music with an emphasis on piano performance. I have taugh

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Jim Atherton
Kevin pays close attention to details and helps you to get it right.
Oscar
thanks a lot.
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Ben R.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ben R.

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I have studied music theory at the college level and have been writing and composing for over a decade, both alone and in a number of successful bands. I believe in theory as a creative tool rather than simply as an intellectual exercise, and I put strong emphasis on putting knowledge to use.

About Ben

Hi, I'm a lifelong musician and educator with 20+ years of experience writing, recording, performing and improvising across multiple instruments and genres. After years of teaching music on the side, I left my day job as a college history professor in 2018 to devote myself full time to building a co

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Andrew
A great present for my wife to learn the ukelele. She annoyingly (jk) brings it out at all gatherings now. Thanks Ben!
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Peng D.
I'm a new learner in guitar, I barely read notes. Ben is very patient on me. The learning process is dense but smooth. Ben let me feel I can achieve my goal in near future. Thanks!
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Michelle A.

111 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from University of Redlands
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Michelle A.

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Michelle feels it is incredibly important that all vocal/singing students have at least a basic understanding of music theory, reading music and ear training. This greatly assists them as they mature as a singer and as a performer, giving them the confidence, skills and knowledge to thrive in their musical endeavors. Michelle designs a specific curriculum for each student’s goals and needs so that these important music skills can be fun and accessible to anyone.

About Michelle

I believe that everyone can sing, it is just a matter of learning how to use your own unique instrument. From a very young age, as a performer, I was sharing my love of the arts with others. I grew up with an immense appreciation for the self-expression and creativity that result from all forms of a

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She was great!
Tiffany
wow amazing
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Jeffrey Zane H.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $19
  • Bachelor of Music in Composition from Greatbatch School of Music at Houghton College
  • Awarded Ensemble Ibis International Composition Competition College Level Honorable Mention from Frost School of Music
  • Teaching since 2018
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Jeffrey Zane H.

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I teach music theory from an applied perspective; as a composer, I help my students learn theory through actually doing music. My students will learn to identify music theory in the music they already make, and will be challenged to compose music incorporating the music theory they learn.

In addition, I have specialized insight in the fundamentals of approaching music, and other art forms, cross-culturally, due to my studies and experiences with World Arts and Ethnomusicology. At more advanced levels this may include complex analysis of art forms avoiding labels like 'music' and 'dance' since it may not be possible to analyze an art form fully, without analyzing complex multi-modal features of these art forms.

About Jeffrey Zane

As an ethnomusicologist/world arts researcher and an award-winning composer whose music has been described as "what Renaissance composers would have written if they had heard gospel music," I enjoy being known for music that draws from many sources, is intellectually rigorous, and is pleasant to the

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Ramon L.
excellent.
Ramon L.
clear and understanding.
Ramon L.
excellent human being.
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David P.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Hebrew, English
  • Awarded Woody Herman Jazz Award from Franklin High School
  • Teaching since 2000
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David P.

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I privately tutor students who want to study music theory in order to enhance their composition and performance skills.

About David

Learning to play music goes beyond understanding how to play an instrument alone. It is a craft and mentorship that teaches us the value of self expression, creativity, communication, focus, and more. As a professional musician, music therapist and educator, I understand what it takes to show you ho

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Jen
David is patient, warm and easy to work with. He turned the lessons into games and my boys loved it. He’s very talented but more importantly understands how to communicate with kids and keep them engaged.
Reanna
Excellent, patient instructor. I'm taking a break through December but can't wait to start back up again with David.
Tina
David is a pleasant and patient piano teacher. My ten year old son enjoys how David tailors his music to what is interesting to the student , which makes it fun!

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"Ahmad is very energetic and passionate about guitar and teaching guitar to people. He is very organized and systematic in his teaching. His style of teaching enables students to learn and get to know a wide variety of guitar aspects very quickly. He breaks up lessons into short but consumable modules while at the same time giving something concrete to start playing and get going from the word go whether you are a beginner or not. I've been going to him for several months now and would highly recommend Ahmad for his guitar teaching skills!"
Emma
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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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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"Thanks Rosita for your patience, for your cares and effort on making us better singers. Although some of us in the Church quire had no idea of what correct singing was u helped us excel and move forward in knowledge of musical notes, pitch ranges, tuning, proper breathing, diet and all that good stuff about singing. I can only describe u as an AWESOME teacher!!! Love u bunch your friend and student always
Marichuy! :-);-)"
Maria D. Aburto
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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"Ms. Carol is a great teacher. She is patient, kind and knowledgeable teacher. She makes sure that you understand every single thing. I enjoyed my first lesson with her a lot!😄"
Hanaa
Took Music Theory lessons from Carol K.
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"Adam explains things in a way that makes you think critically about the subject and gives logical ways to work through theory problems. HES THE BEST IMSTRUCTOR EVER! I would not have passed theory without him"
Sarah
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"I had such a great first lesson with stephanie I learned a lot and had fun and am excited to continue taking lessons with her!!"
Bella
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephanie H.
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"I started taking guitar lessons for the first time 10 months ago and am thankful I found such a great teacher in Ahmad. His positive attitude and love of music helps me stay engaged and lessons are productive and fun.

One of the great things about Ahmad is he listens to you and adjusts lesson content based on the feedback you provide. His ability to listen allows Ahmad to deliver a personalized lesson plan that incorporates your goals and gets you excited about what you are working on.

Ahmad also has taught me techniques to prevent and address minor aches that come up while learning to play. He takes this seriously and shows you how to prevent and resolve any issues that come up.

Overall, taking lessons from Ahmad has been a very positive experience. I look forward to continuing working with him to get better."
Shawn
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"A really interactive and caring teacher he knows his material and really wants his students to learn.very paticent and makes his material very easily understood"
Sinead
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith G.
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"Carlos is a great teacher. My daughter is very happy in her lessons and she’s learning a lot. He is patient and explains things in a way that she can understand."
Eva
Took Music Theory lessons from Carlos G.
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"David is awesome! I began lessons with him because i was not satisfied with the music theory classes at the school i am enrolled in, as well as the classes did not accommodate well to my learning differences. David not only has endless knowledge of music theory but also has shown me tools and helpful methods for studying music. I highly recommend taking lessons from David if you are either a beginner or you are at a higher level and would like to expand your knowledge of music theory."
Ian Merrill
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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