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James Chenevert, Ph.D.
5.0
from 35 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
Raya E.
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I have only been taking the lessons for less than two months, but I absolutely love them! Jim is so clear in the teachings, patient, and encouraging. He is also very flexible in class timings and easily offers alternatives if one class needs to get cancelled or rescheduled. I was very nervous when I first started the classes (being almost 30 and never have had music lessons!), but Jim made everything seem so simple and achievable. He is a great instructor!

  • 21 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
Sharrilyn E.
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I am a woman in my 40s with very little formal vocal training. I sing very part time in a cover band (mostly 80s & 90s rock). I have had weekly half-hour singing lessons with Arlys for the past year. In just the first few months, I experienced a dramatic transformation in my voice and confidence. I have learned how to warm-up my voice, stand and breathe correctly, form vowel sounds to enhance pitch and tone, transition more easily through chest and head voice, and added at least 4 notes to the upper end of my “performance range.” Over time, my skills increased to the point where our lessons focus on "tweaks" to the songs I will be performing. Arlys’ strengths are her knowledge of how anatomy affects the voice, her ability to explain techniques in a variety of ways (so that at least one of them clicks for me), a prodigious sense of humor, flexibility, and a passion for both teaching and her own continuous learning. Arlys is delightful, and I wholeheartedly recommend her for anyone who wishes to sing better, especially shy singers, young people, and those who need to know “why” or “how” something works.

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Allured Music Studio
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nancy S.
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Piano lessons: Knows music/piano/techniques. Informal setting, which I love. But also: very professional approach; is meeting my goals and suggesting others; organized; supportive; appropriately, constructively critical. Financial arrangements clearly spelled out, easy to do online.

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Pianoshul
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joan L.
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My two sons both studied with Shulamit over the course of five years. As a teacher, Shulamit was patient, yet motivating. She has a lively personality that both of my sons responded to. She remained true to her training and philosophy of teaching, yet was flexible when my son's interest was veering away from classical music. Shulamit knew that she was not going to become a different teacher, but she incorporated some popular music into his lessons to try to meet him where he was. As the mother of the student, I have always enjoyed my contact with Shulamit and have felt privileged to be audience to her magnificent playing.

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Mike O'Malley Guitar Lessons
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chris S.
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Mike is very thorough making sure he picks lessons and songs that meet his students tastes and skill level. Mike is patient with his students taking time to review a lick as many times as needed. He is also willing to work on songs chosen by his students. He is price is affordable and he is reliable, rarely missing or rescheduling a lesson.

  • 39 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Grazi O.
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Carolyn Reisinger teaches two of my children and does a wonderful job. My kids are loving piano lessons and learning fast! She is very professional on what she does, still a very kind and loving teacher. I would recommend her over and over again!

Real Guitar Now
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Girish B.
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My 7 yr old son and I have been learning from Jeff for 4 months now. I can definitely say he is very good at what he does and is also very patient with beginners like us ( 40 year old & the other 7:) He has been playing for over 20 years and so knows his stuff. He is constantly trying to find ways to help us understand and learn things more easily. I have a traveling job and have had to reschedule a few times and he has always accommodated that. I strongly recommend Jeff for lessons, no matter what you sort of guitar lessons you are looking for.

  • 35 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy C.
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I frequently take my grandchildren to their music lessons with Dr Barbara Lamb. Dr Lamb has a vast knowledge of music and of different instruments. My grandson has improved greatly under Dr Lamb’s tutelage, both as a school teacher and leader of The Fabulous Fiddlers through fourth grade and as a private teacher. He is now able to read music in both treble and bass clefs and the tone when he plays has improved greatly. She includes vocabulary slowly, as in the musical signs and terms for tempo, etc. She gently guides him into making improvements in his stroking and incorporates interesting bits of information about the music he is playing. When it is obvious he hasn’t practiced enough she doesn’t chide but instead tells him how and why the music would sound better if he were able to spend more time playing. He enjoys the fact that in addition to the standard teaching books she will coach him on music he brings in, Star Wars themes in particular. When he brought in his recorder and played a piece for her she complimented his playing and also gave hints on fingering and breath technique. She is very patient and when my grandson starts rambling about other things she listens and gently guides him back to the topic. She instilled a love of music in both children and I enjoy hearing them sing when they are in the shower. My grandson says he would give Dr Lamb a 5-star rating, adding that she is nice, patient and she knows a lot. He was very disappointed when she left his school and the Fabulous Fiddlers program was dropped. It had taught him discipline and had prompted him to work harder on improving his cello skills. He is looking forward to continuing cello as he moves on to middle school. My granddaughter has had to drop lessons temporarily due to school responsibilities but she also enjoyed her lessons and progressed well. She hopes to be able to continue guitar lessons in the future.

Barrett Voice Studio
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Jenny V.
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Andrew works with me to help improve the support for my voice and improve the quality of my sound. Our lessons are usually at the Christ the King Lutheran Church and last about a half hour. Andrew impresses me with his extensive knowledge of the workings of the voice and how he uses that knowledge to determine exercises that help enhance the sound. In the short amount of time spent with Andrew I feel more knowledgeable about my instrument which, in addition to the exercises, has brought my singing to a higher level than before I started the lessons. The techniques that I have learned from Andrew will stay with me for a lifetime as I continue to learn and improve.

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Mark Frisbie Guitar Studio
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lori H.
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Mark is a very open and kind instructor. He made my son feel welcome and kept the lesson fun.

  • 41 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Brenda K.
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Was quick to respond. Grand daughter is excited to continue with voice lessons.

The Guitar Shop
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Laurie S.
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my experience with piano lessons with Ms Diane are fun and amazing...

Michael Abresch
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Christina K.
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Mike is supportive and professional. He has introduced my daughter to many different types of piano music and helped her continue to love music by teaching to her strengths and not putting unnecessary pressure on her.

  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jennifer M.
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Jonathan is an excellent musician/performer and an excellent music instructor. He designs my guitar lessons to fits my needs as a K-5 elementary music specialist in the public schools. He is patient and kind while maintaining high expectations. I would recommend Jonathan Ehresmann to anyone looking for a high quality music lesson experience.

TC Vocal Arts
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Mellisa M.
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My daughter has taken vocal lessons from TC Vocal Arts for 2 years. Within a month of starting lessons, she had noticeable vocal growth. Over time she has expanded her range almost a full octave, as well as improving intonation and sight reading. Angela has been very supportive, including attending some of my daughter's other vocal performances and has been easy to work with for scheduling.

Lundstrum Performing Arts
4.7
from 7 reviews
  • 93 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Sam L.
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Excellent teaching! I've had such a great experience, unfortunately I have to discontinue lessons for a bit. Once I am ready to take vocal lessons again I will surely do them through Lundstrum and Susan!

Ryan Dugan
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Brittany R.
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I love Ryan already! Can't wait to continue lessons!

Jared Sells Music Lessons
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sarah S.
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Jared teaches our daughter both cello and ukulele. He has also given my husband some guitar lessons. He is professional, genuine, and works flexibly with our schedule. He works hard to help our daughter do her best in a way that resonates with her. She enjoys her lessons with Jared and has really progressed in her musicianship with him as her teacher.

Bunkamade Lessons
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Rachel S.
    Verified review

    Great experience. She tailored her lessons to the learning style and strengths of the individual student. Nicely done, genuinely interested in her students.

    Scott Fraser Music

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      I am one of the most skilled and accomplished guitarists in the country. You can see me on you tube at: scott fraser guitar.

      Jesus Purisaca

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        I teach guitar for beginners. The students will learn the following: * Proper position to play the guitar * Parts of the guitar * Tuning the instrument * Music theory * Technique to use properly both hands (right and left) * Identify notes in first position, string by string * Play popular melodies * Play the basics chords * Be able to understand the relationship between the notes on the fretboard and the staff All the students at the end of this course will be able to continue growing in their skills, going to a different level. This is my specialty. Please contact me for further details. Thank you.

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