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Melissa A.

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Lebanon, TN
Starting at $38
  • Bachelor's of Music, cum laud from Vanderbilt University
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Awarded Robin Nell Dickerson Award from Vanderbilt University
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Melissa A.

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Whether you want to learn to fingerpick Blackbird by the Beatles or strum basic chords to play your favorite songs, in our lessons you will learn everything from the anatomy of the guitar, how to hold it, to tips and tricks to build up calluses. Learning guitar can be challenging because of the initial learning curve (it can really hurt your fingers!), but in your first lesson, you will be strumming chords, within a couple of weeks (or faster!) you will be ready to play four-chord songs.

Your lessons will be customized to whatever your goals are, whether that be singing while playing guitar, performing, or writing songs.

About Melissa

Hello! My name is Melissa, and above all, I want my students to love music. Whether you have been singing for years, or you are just trying it out, I will help customize your lessons so that you can learn exactly what it is you are interested in. My students will learn proper breathing, posture, vo

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Hannah
I have learned so much from Melissa, not only about improving my singing and learning how to use my air better, but I have also grown so much more confident in performing I have auditioned and gotten roles in my school musicals!
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Sam K.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 1992
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sam K.

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About Sam

I play and teach Guitar (Electric/Acoustic), Bass (Electric/Upright), 5-String Banjo (Bluegrass and Old-timey), Violin/Fiddle, Mandolin, Dobro, Pedal Steel Guitar and Lap Steel Guitar, Ukulele, Piano and Piano Accordion. I have been teaching in the Pittsburgh area for over 20 years and owned my musi

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Catherine
Sam was awesome - is a wealth of knowledge and skill and had so much to share. I will definitely be going back for many more lessons!
Katharina K.
Sam is very patient with this novice student and has given great practice tips for improvement.
Marc S.
Great first lesson with Sam. Learned a lot the entire way through
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Demetrius H.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $75
  • Music from San Bernardino Valley College
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Demetrius H.

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I've been creatively writing for around 15 years, ever since I first started writing. I have a STRONG & POWERFUL Gift (Talent), for "Creative Writing". I will work with you on better understanding and applying "literary elements" and "figurative language" intelligently. I will have you writing creatively, yet Professionally! You may have trouble fully expressing your thoughts and getting them out of your mind, and written down in a way you feel people will understand it. I will help you Overcome that Struggle!!

You've found the Right Person! If you have any questions, feel free to ask me Anything!! :)

About Demetrius

Hello! I am Demetrius Hill, and I am a Teacher of Wisdom! :) I have gained, learned, and developed so much POWERFUL Wisdom in my Life. I'm from Southern California (I currently reside here), and I am also a Singer, Musician, Podcast Host, and Overall an Entrepreneur. I am on the path to Success

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Samuel
Its a only my first lesson and I am thrilled to have connected with Demetrious very quickly. This is going to pay off real real soon
Empris D.
Very good. This young man is very nice and manner-able.
He made my granddaughter feel comfortable as we tried to make him comfortable also.
We are looking forward to our next meeting
Roy
He has a passion for teaching and mentorship which is much needed for teaching singing!
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Joshua F.

62 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks French, Russian, Hebrew, English
  • Psychology & Music from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Joshua F.

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I am a big fan of analog synthesizers and digital sound engines. Using analog synthesizers like the Prophet 6 or Moog SubPhatty give you control and immediacy to synthesis. Using MIDI and softsynths are great for versatility and ease. I would love to explore the world of syntheses with you!

About Joshua

Teaching is my passion and privilege. I work with students of all ages and experiences, and I’d love to work with you. I am an independent artist, producer, and private lessons instructor based in Boston, MA. I have studied psychology and contemporary music composition and performance at Berkle

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David
I've been working with josh for a while now and he bas helped me learn songs that I tried (and failed) to learn on my own... vvvv good teacher :P
Justin
Very knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with. He put me at ease immediately and helped me grow as a musician.
Elizabeth
Joshua is a great instructor! He worked well with my more advanced high school student. Also, he was extremely accommodating to our somewhat chaotic schedule. Highly recommend!
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Kelvin L.

157 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded 4th National violin competition from Poland
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Kelvin L.

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I do believe that classical piano instruction is the best way for anyone to learn how to play an instrument. Individual instruction encourages the growth of excellent music skills, and provides a foundation for music literacy. I will develop individualized programs for piano study, offering instruction that best suits the student. Private lessons can offer flexibility to learn the type of music students are personally the most interested in.

About Kelvin

I am a highly organized, outcome-driven and motivated professional musician and educator with solid experience in the classroom. For the past 25 years, I have been employed with Amati music academy and seven years on the faculty of University of St Francis. I am very comfortable with all aspects o

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Diego
This rating is based on just a single 30 minute lesson. We may try to make it longer for our next two lessons. Our grandson, 9, really enjoyed it.
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Cara Isadora M.

72 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Czech, Hebrew, Latin, German, French, Italian, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Cara Isadora M.

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I started singing opera with Va Opera when I was a young girl and private operatic training at 13 from the Governor's School for the Arts. I have sung leading roles and solos in several productions including operas and musical theatre. Let’s have fun!

About Cara Isadora

Hi there! My name is Cara. I am an award winning vocalist and experienced performer who loves to teach singing. My goal is to demystify vocal technique for students and help them “find their voice" pretty quickly with patience and care in a safe and friendly environment. In a relaxed, positive, an

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Nicole
Awesome teacher! I am an adult with no singing experience, I chose her because it appeared she had a lot of experience in teaching beginners. She was extremely informational and did so in a way that I could understand and follow.
Shoshana priel
After just one lesson my 8 year old daughter announced that she feels like "a key has unlocked something in her, like a treasure chest." Looking forward to booking additional lessons with Cara.
Katherine
Cara is a fantastic teacher. She brings a great deal of knowledge and expertise to the table, and her lessons are well organized. She's great at giving you the tools you need to figure out how to change your voice (for the better!)

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"Chrystie is an amazing instructor! She is very enthusiastic, encouraging, and worked with my daughter's energy level. She used music appropriate to my daughter, and built up a routine over several weeks so my daughter could learn the parts. She made effective and efficient use of every minute of every lesson and appropriately pushed my daughter to learn, even though it was her first time taking tap lessons. I highly and ecstatically recommend Chrystie really to anyone because I am sure that fun, bubbly, energetic personality, combined with a high skill level, and excellent instructional strategies, can really help any student. Thank you again Christie!"
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Took Tap Dance lessons from Chrystie S.
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Took Acting lessons from Ryan P.
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"Miss Ashley is a breath of fresh Dance Education/Instruction air. She's energetic, fun and timely. She gets to the point. My daughter is thoroughly taken with her dance education approach and minute movement dissection and correction. We are coming out of Saudi, where dance is shunned and every camp Dance instructor is a volunteer parent with time on their hands, and into refresher Tap lessons with Miss Ashley. It's like night and day, at the very least. LOL! THANK YOU for your help in filling in her egregious Tap gaps while we are on Covid Evacuation to the US. We look forward to exploring other genre lessons with you in time, where possible. Any student would be in excellent hands with you."
Belinda
Took Dance lessons from Ashley M.
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"Will was an outstanding member of our NYC company. His imagination, vibrancy, generosity and goofy sense of humor make him fantastic to work with. Will also taught with us in public schools, where his thoughtful feedback and unfailing support made him one of our best teachers. He has our highest recommendation."
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Took Improv Acting lessons from William C.
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"Shirley is an excellent teacher, gives great structure advice , walks you through everything every step of the way"
Aleena
Took Voice Acting lessons from Shirley N.
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"Super fun and Tanya was great at breaking everything down for me into super simple steps!"
Desiree
Took Dance lessons from Tanya A.
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"Grace is phenomenal! She's not only a nice person but she's serious about ballet. She encouraged me to push beyond my limitations and I'm excited about my next lesson!"
Erica
Took Ballet lessons from Grace M.
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"great first lesson, very personable"
Dennis
Took Speaking Voice lessons from Vanessa G.
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"Fawn is a great person and a superb musical coach. The musicality and structure she helped me develop led to my acceptance to one of the top music schools in the country, multiple awards and a full-time career as a music industry professional. You'd be nuts to pass over Fawn."
Jon
Took Stage Performance lessons from Fawn A.
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"Fawn is a good hearted, amazingly talented entertainer and music coach with a great soul! She made a fantastic music CD for my first Cookbook ,published in the Czech Republic. I feel blessed to know Fawn and I will definitely work with her talent again in the near future! Highly recommend to all of you, who need great music with soul and a coach who knows what she is doing. Fawn is amazing! You will fall in love with her and her music and you will not want to stop working with her! She changes lives! ! :-)"
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Took Stage Performance lessons from Fawn A.
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