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Ben H.

Murfreesboro, TN
Starting at $51
  • Teaches students 7 to 40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2010
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Ben H.

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Students can expect a very professional lesson where they can grow their abilities in percussion and music as a whole.

About Ben

I am an experienced teacher and drummer, living in Murfreesboro, TN. I graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelors of Music. Percussion students can expect to improve in areas of fundamentals, rudimental techniques, and overall growth in their ability to read music with my tea

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Joshua A.

8 Reviews
La Vergne, TN
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Belmont University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joshua A.

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To me, learning any instrument is about balancing the exercises with the fun material that makes you want to keep playing. I am a technique-focused teacher insofar as making sure any student of mine is avoiding bad and sometimes unhealthy habits in their playing. I do, however, try to find fun ways to work on technique, with the end goal being playing repertoire that is fun for the student. I believe technical exercises have their place in learning any instrument, but that it's important to spend the majority of your practice time on material which is ultimately enjoyable to play.

I do have certain sets of books I like to follow depending on the student's interests and age, but I am always happy to tweak the lesson plan to fit the student's needs. I also tend to supplement whichever books I'm using with material of my own, to make sure we're also covering important topics such as music theory and maybe a bit of relevant music history in the process.

About Joshua

Hi there! My name is Josh, and I'd love to be your teacher! I've been playing guitar since I was eight, starting out playing rock and roll, then focusing on classical training for my college career. In both undergraduate and graduate school, I studied classical composition as a classical guitarist,

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Michael
Joshua has helped me become a better guitar player by showing me how I can work towards my goals, and giving me exercises, information and musical practice that makes my goals attainable. Joshua is a student-directed teacher, and he has worked with me to focus on my areas of interest (songwriting and fingerstyle/chord work). He is willing to answer questions, responsive to ideas, and able to explain difficult concepts. I've learned things that will help me improve my guitar playing for years. Thank you, Joshua.
Ashlyn
I was self taught when I started taking lessons, Josh helped me fix some bad habits that helped me push my playing to the next level!
Marco
I grew up on bossa, and wanted to learn how to play it. I had played guitar for years but mostly rock and folk. Josh was able to take what I knew and teach me how to play bossa music.
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Luke W.

8 Reviews
Nashville, TN
Starting at $30
  • Awarded NPR Tiny Desk on the Road Performer from National Public Radio
  • B.M. - Jazz Studies from University of Southern California
  • Teaching since 2014
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Luke W.

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Hi! My name is Luke. I've been playing drums for 15 years and have been teaching private drum lessons for over 8 years. I love playing many styles ranging from jazz, rock, pop, hip-hop, funk, worship, Afro-Cuban, and classical. I graduated from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles with both an undergraduate and masters degree. I taught drumset classes at USC for two years and currently teach students from grades 5-12 at a public school here in Nashville. I have a full 8 microphone recording/broadcasting setup for online lessons along with two drum sets for interactive lessons and in-person jamming. We will work on groove, soloing, rudiments, independence, and reading, but above all we will HAVE FUN! Hope to hear from you soon!

About Luke

I've played drums for most of my life and the one thing I always tell my students is to have fun! If the drummer isn't enjoying it, the rest of the band will follow! Through music I've gotten to experience some amazing things such as working on the same bill as T-Pain for a short tour, playing in NY

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Daniel
Luke is the best drum instructor ever. He's helped me go from learning how to hold drum sticks to performing music around town! He knows how to set challenging, yet achievable goals and always makes lessons fun. Would recommend Luke for all ages and all skill levels. He is an absolutely killer drummer too!
Elizabeth
Luke did a great job teaching my daughter to play drums.
Leon
Luke has been incredible with my son. He is patient, talented, and helped my son improve his drum skills. It no longer gives me a headache when my son is practicing at home!
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Andrew M.

Antioch, TN
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
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Andrew M.

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I believe in teaching what you love. And that doesn't mean just playing and recreating all of your favorite songs. It means deconstructing and understanding the ins and outs of music that you and others love, giving you the theory, techniques, and process to make great music of your own.

About Andrew

Andrew McFarlane is a songwriter, producer, guitar, and bassist based out of Nashville, TN. Andrew grew up playing blues and rock music in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota, then honed his skills as a guitarist, bass guitarist, and producer at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Andrew's music can

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Tamika T.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 11 to 65
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tamika T.

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Whichever level you are starting in- the key is to start! Allow me to help you take that first step towards ripping the runway!

About Tamika

Tamika was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is a 2004 alum from The School for the Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) with a dual diploma in Creative Writing and Drama. Likewise, she is the youngest of three, and a first generation college graduate in her family from The Ohio State Universi

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Jaimele
If you are looking for someone to help you get a freash START. Tamika is the one who will get the job done. I hate shopping and I suffered from separation disorder when it came too my clothes.( Which over had for over 20yrs). I'm also very cheap. I had a budget n an idea about change but no direction. TAMIKA helped me to figure out why I couldn't get rid of things, how to prepare for new things, how too get results within your budget. She was very patient with me. Even though I had too practically try on all my clothes n think of reasons too keep them. One thing people are shy about is asking questions, and how people see them. Welcome to the No Judgement zone. I was very comfortable working with Tamika. I've gained not only a new look ,but I gained a sense of self love n worth.
Joy W.
It was a great working together with Tamika on my baby shower...She had wonderful creative ideas. I enjoyed her organization skills when we both went shopping...I really appreciate how passionate she was about getting tasks done...it was so helpful having her around...it was a lot smoother....
Tierra
This was my first time modeling in a show, and my overall experience was great. Tamika provided great feedback regarding walking, using modeling stance, posing, and how to have fun and interact with the audience. She chose awesome people to walk for her in the show, and we all got along really well. Tamika communicated professionally and respectfully to her models. She also provided all of the clothing for the show which was great because I did not have to come out of pocket to get additional clothing. I would suggest that she get an assistant to help her on the day of the show.
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Mark S.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1995
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Mark S.

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With my broad performance and compositional background in folk, classical, jazz, rock, bluegrass, soul, blues, and musical theater, I offer students a wide musical perspective and tailor lessons to match student interests. I work with students on music of their choosing to improve technique and develop an understanding of music theory, improvisation, and composition.

For classical guitar students who would like to pursue the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) graded exams, Mark offers coaching in preparation for all aspects of the practical exams.

About Mark

I am a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter working in a variety of genres. I regularly perform around the Washington, DC, area as a solo guitarist, as a singer/songwriter, and with numerous classical, folk, rock, and musical theater groups. My primary musical influences include folk and

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Melody L.
Mark was very patient yet informative. He pointed out areas to improve upon and complemented me where I had been working hard. I was comfortable with his online lesson because he looked me straight in the eyes as though we were face to face. I know he will teach me how to play my mandolin; so looking forward to the next lesson!
Kristen
Mark has been a great teacher for this adult beginner! I take lessons in clawhammer banjo and ukulele with him, and his easy-going nature and skill in identifying ways to improve make it a joyful experience! Highly recommend.
SK
Mr. Sylvester is one of the greatest. He is not just an amazing guitarist, but he is also very kind. He treats people with so much respect. He speaks to me and my mom so nicely. He is very patient. He has a deep knowledge of music and knows how to get the most out of even the least talented people (like me!). He doesn't ever get mad if you make a mistake or forget to bring your music notes. We were so lucky to find Mr. Sylvester.

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"Cristopher was very informative and a patient instructor."
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Took Guitar lessons from Cristopher H.
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"Jocelyn has been great with my 9-year old daughter-- very patient and calm but also encouraging and motivating!"
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Took Piano lessons from Jocelyn H.
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"Dan is an awesome teacher. He is kind, supportive, patient, and knows what he's talking about. If you're looking for a vocals teacher, stop looking and get started with Dan."
Joe
Took Singing lessons from Dan G.
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"Great teacher! Funny, easy going and went along with me at the right pace. Totally recommend him."
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Took Ukulele lessons from Richard W.
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"I can not recommend Kathryn as both a voice and piano Instructor highly enough. She is an extremely down-to-earth and highly gifted instructor. She makes her students feel comfortable but will also challenge them to bring out the best in them. She has extensive knowledge of vocal repertoire as well as an efficient and fun approach to piano methods. Kathryn is also an active and professional vocalist which gives her an ability to guide students through auditioning processes, audition piece selection, and requirements for overall performance preparedness. Her background as a Celtic harpist and pianist also enables her to help singers approach their musicianship skills with the acumen of an instrumentalist; a truly important skill that will set you a part from other singers. Kathryn has specifically helped me work through issues with my vocal health. She has given me practical and tangible strategies to ensure that I develop a healthy vocal tone and maintain good vocal care habits. If you are looking for a teacher with a TON of experience, an unassuming demeanor, and the ability to help you reach YOUR unique musical goals and needs, Kathryn is just the instructor for you."
Carole
Took Classical Voice lessons from Kathryn L.
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"Jackson was truly awesome today. He was very clear and very helpful, with great insights into singing. He’s the first professional instructor I’ve had, and he’s great. I would recommend him to anyone"
Eli
Took Singing lessons from Jackson C.
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"Andrei has been our weekly music teacher for more than three years. He teaches my son (now 9 years old) to read music and play the drums and the piano, and he teaches me to play the guitar.

Andrei has been nothing but reliable and generous with his time. He is proficient in music history and theory, in a wide range of musical styles, on multiple instruments. His patience, diverse knowledge and skills along with what appears to be an intuitive approach toward each of his varied students, has been very effective for us. Also, he knows A LOT of music, has a great ear and doesn't seem to mind working with us to play whatever tunes we come up with each week.

If you or your child wants to learn to play an instrument, this is the guy!"
Kimberly
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Andrei P.
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"Awesome lesson. Friendly, knowledgeable, and gets right to the lesson. Highly recommend."
Michael
Took Guitar lessons from Michael S.
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