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Gabriel H.

29 Reviews
Clarksville, TN
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Spanish
  • Music and Education from Johnson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Gabriel H.

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In Music performance, whether you are in a band, in a musical or have solo ambitions you need to know the "tricks" of stage performance. There are several techniques that a performer can use to enhance that performance.
Looking to get the lead in a school musical? I can help you not only enhance your audition but more importantly make it to where people will remember you after the show.

About Gabriel

My name is Gabriel. I have been playing and teaching for over 35 years both piano and Voice, Theater, Songwriting, Film, Stage Acting and so much more. As a Music Major and Christian Education major at Johnson Bible College. As a Student you will find that learning to play and sing can be fun a

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Megan
My kids really enjoy their lessons! Gabriel uses a step-by-step approach that makes it easy for children to learn how to play and read notes with tunes that are familiar.
John H.
Great
Cara D.
Instructor was very knowledgeable and friendly. It helps to have a song you want to sing and bring it to the first lesson.
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Polina D.

59 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Italian, English, Russian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Arts in Piano Performance from State Academy of Music, Minsk, Belarus
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Polina D.

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You don't have to feel frighten of the stage. Everything comes with work and experience. But it might be essential for certain individuals and professional who just cannot deliver. Sounds familiar? I am here to help you to feel comfortable while performing for the audience. Being an experienced concert performer, I will show you a few tricks and share my personal secret skills which will help you to open up to public and music you are performing.

About Polina

I am an experienced classical pianist with honorable degrees obtained from the most prestigious musical institutions in the world - State Academy of Music (Russian conservatory of music) located in Minsk, Belarus, as well as The College of Saint-Rose, Albany, New York, Unites States. Piano has been

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William
Polina is by far and away the best piano teacher I ever had. Her lessons are of much higher value than what she charges. Her musical knowledge and ability is extraordinary. I would give her 6 stars if I could!
Samantha
I have been with Polina for two years and I cannot recommend her enough. She will introduce you to music in such a way that you cannot help but feel her love and passion for the subject. This is what makes every weekly lesson something I look forward to. Flexible and fun, she has guided me from my first time at the keys to Liszt. As an adult learner, I came in thinking my goals were impossible, but she made it all possible!

Polina radiates kindness, and always knows how to push me to succeed at any given piece I bring to her (even ones that I thought I’d never be able to play). Her teaching style is repertoire over technique which has meant in all my time with her I have never gotten bored with the piano or stuck in the seven levels of Hanon.

I highly recommend her to anyone and everyone, I often brag about her to my friends. Schedule her if you find an opening. It’s not often you can find someone so gifted in teaching music.
Veronica
Polina is an amazing teacher. I learned so much in my first lesson. She's encouraging but honest, which is perfect for those who want real feedback to improve. Can't wait for my next lesson!
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Paul J.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Italian, Spanish, French for musical purposes
  • Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Paul J.

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I can be a great help to musicians who are looking to get feedback for their performance and to be able to get a better idea of how their performance is being received by an audience.

About Paul

I hold a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University with a minor in music and an emphasis on music theory. I have studied classical piano extensively for over 20 years and jazz piano for over 10 years. I studied jazz improvisation with world-famous jazz guitarist, Ted Dunbar, Rutgers University Mason

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Abtein
Very passionate about piano and able to convey ideas.. also very good at feeling out what student is seeking to achieve. Definitely recommend Paul if you are wanting to take playing piano as a serious endeavor
Arthur
My experience with this teacher was horrible. Paul has no patience for a child that might not pay attention as much as necessary. He has forgotten what it is to be a child or how to win over a child and make a lesson fun.
My child had one previous lesson with Paul. It is true that she was not following his directions and his frustration was quite obvious.
On my second visit I was appalled by Paul’s behavior. Again my child wouldn’t sit down on the bench correctly. Verbatim this what occurred next, I quote: “This is not going to work out. Get out of my house NOW, NOW!(Screaming, like I was going to prolong this). I have better things to do than waste my time with your daughter. I don’t want to take your money.

It is true that my daughter can be difficult when approached in an authoritarian manner. However, my daughter is not yet six and Paul brought my daughter to tears. Surely this behavior was at best inappropriate and says more about the person Paul is than about my daughter. A simple “ May I have word with you in private” would be a mature way to part company. Not throwing a 6 year out of your house because you are frustrated. I was horribly offended by his manner and attitude. No way to treat a 6 year old.

This man has no patience with young kids. I would stay away from this teacher unless your child has some experience with piano. Definitely not child friendly.
Normally I do not post reviews unless something extraordinary happens This is one of those: extraordinarily bad.
An apology is in order if this poor excuse for a “teacher” has any understanding of the unnecessary hurt he has caused.
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Pamela S.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $55
  • Master of Music, Voice from Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Awarded The Phyllis Bryn Julson Award for Commitment to and Performance of 20th and 21st Century Music from Peabody Conservatory
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Pamela S.

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I have been teaching voice for more than 15 years. I am on the faculty of two universities, and work with many college and graduate students to prepare them for competitions, auditions, and conservatory admissions. Please see my website for my full teaching credential.

About Pamela

Praised for her "rich dramatics" (The Boston Globe), soprano Pamela S. has earned a reputation for bringing passion, intelligence and style to every performance. Through an international singing career that has included everything from Baroque opera to working with some of some of today's most promi

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Alex A.
it was good.
Paul
First lesson with Pam and it was awesome. Tremendous energy and extremely friendly. Made me relax.
Taylor
Nice, friendly, and encouraging. Awesome teacher!
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Jerry M.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND e

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Savannah M.
Went way above and beyond to work with my son and help him with the things that he struggled with. We are very pleased and thankful to Mr. Jerry.
Michelle
Extremely unprofessional to abruptly cancel scheduled/paid lessons without the courtesy of a message or any notice because this instructor was unhappy with a 12-year-old child's progress. Very surprised by and disappointed in the manner in which he handled this situation, certainly could have been handled with more respect and maturity.
Julie
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Christopher M.

49 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English only
  • Teaches students 8 to 70
  • Music from Musicians Institute
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Christopher M.

49 Reviews
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How to put a band together, Setting your bands stage up and getting your live sound dialed in!

About Christopher

My name is Chris and I am a professional guitar player. I have been teaching sense 2008 now and sharing the joy of music with others has become a passion of mine. I started playing the piano at the age of five, the trumpet at nine and the guitar at thirteen. Over the years I have also learned to p

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Matthew D.
Phenomenal teacher. Chris is extremely knowledgeable and makes learning how to play very simple. I always look forward to his lessons as I am constantly improving and hitting new milestones.
Charles F.
Chris is the perfect teacher for what i need, he knows his craft and is a straight shooter and he,s a nice guy.
Dianna S.
I was apprehensive in the beginning for my first in person ukulele lesson. I didn’t want to feel stupid or be a slow learner. But Chris Immediately made me feel comfortable and by the end of the lesson I felt I had made a friend. He is so knowledgeable and walked me through at my pace. After watching endless hours of YouTube ukulele videos, I finally understood the concepts with Chris’s help. Can’t wait till my next lesson with him.

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"James worked with me in Youth Group leadership and mentoring. Completely responsible, very creative, and ready to try everything -- we used music, art, dance, theater, games, word puzzles, and anything else we could think of to develop the teaching material/learning outcomes that we were seeking. James brings a spirit of confidence and integrity to all he does. Certainly one of my favorite people to work on a project with and a true gift to a team or ensemble."
Michael
Took Music Performance lessons from James B.
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"Marissa is amazing. She has been guiding my daughter through improving vocal techniques, building confidence, preparing for auditions, and navigating the ups and downs of life in the performing arts for a few years now. She is a wonderful teacher and mentor."
Kristin
Took Music Performance lessons from Marissa V.
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"Bill is a thoughtful teacher, an amazing musician, and a really caring guy

I would highly recommend Bill! He is such a great player and teacher! He has helped enormously with my saxophone playing, clarinet playing, and improvising.

Since my saxophone playing is already fairly advanced. In our lessons on saxophone focus heavily on advanced jazz improvisation topics, like standard tunes, and transcription. He is so knowledgeable on these advanced topics but is really great at showing me the basics so that I can learn at my own level and pace.

On clarinet Bill and I work on more classical studies and instrument technique to get my clarinet playing more on track.

Bill is such a patient and motivating teacher. It is clear that he cares deeply about MY SUCCESS in music. He has helped me feel good about my musical progress and inspired me to work harder!

He has even given me lots of great music business advice, and helped me think about what I want out of music in my life.

Bill is so easy to get along with and is really careful to explain things in a way that I can understand them.

Its been really awesome getting to know and work with him!"
Jason
Took Music Performance lessons from Bill T.
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"Since I was in high school, I’ve always wanted to develop my skills as a piano player, drummer, or guitarist. I had a ways to go, and Greg was assigned to help me grow in our youth worship team. Out of the years I spent there, Greg was the best teacher I had! Hands on training, coherent instructions, and constructive feedback from our sessions were what made me into the musician I am today. Greg Campbell is the best!"
Christian
Took Music Performance lessons from Greg C.
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"Karen’s recitals, showcasing 6 to 12 students each time, always thrill
me. Men, women, boys, & girls of all ages and various degrees of
achievement stand before their audience with confidence. They have
practiced, not only the pieces which they play, but showmanship, not
pushy or cocky, but polite and welcoming. They make eye contact and
smile; some invite the crowd to sing along on the choruses. Even the
1st year students exude confidence.

The crowd returns those smiles, along with cheers and clapping. One
can tell that Karen has kindly and persistently shown and encouraged
each student. If any show fear, she does not chide; she accompanies
them in the performance and nods approval as they continue. I watch
that fear subside. They are then met with handshakes and pats on the
back. Next time, they will be even more eager to share the pieces that
they worked on and not expect criticism.

Karen picks a theme and arranges guitar, piano, and voice selections,
intermingled into a program that leaves a person well entertained and
planning to come back next time. I am not related to any of the
participants and have no obligation to be at the recitals. I love the
music, the talent, and the progress that I see and hear. You, too,
will be glad you came."
Alice
Took Music Performance lessons from Karen R.
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"Great teacher with lots of knowledge to impart and tons of patience. I highly recommend."
David
Took Music Performance lessons from Melissa G.
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"Paul is a wonderful person and very competent. He does a great job and gives his best effort. I recommend him."
Alan
Took Music Performance lessons from Paul M.
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"I feel so honored to speak on the behalf of Christine, she has truly helped me with my own small business. I'm a professional real estate agent that enjoyed good old fashion family fun, which includes karaoke. I was never a singer, but always enjoyed singing. I figured it was worth an effort to take a few lessons with Christine and see if I liked it. Well, I loved it!

I've been enjoying music and singing every since I started taking lessons with Ms. Christine. I now give monthly dances and include karaoke with prizes; I'm a featured singer/host and it's been WONDERFUL. Never would have thought voice lessons could bring so much meaning to my life. Forever grateful. Thanks so very much :)"
Joe
Took Music Performance lessons from Christine G.
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"Nice, friendly, and encouraging. Awesome teacher!"
Taylor
Took Music Performance lessons from Pamela S.
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"Adam was extremely prepared and thoughtful in his approach to teaching. I highly recommend him to be your teacher, you won't regret it!"
Josue
Took Music Performance lessons from Adam E.
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