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Newport News Music Teachers

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Steve Jolemore
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brian C.
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After exchanging a few emails with Steve and one other potential teacher/coach, I chose to work with Steve. We have been meeting weekly for the last few weeks and the experience has been great! He is very talented, not only on the guitar but in teaching and helping me to progress. I'm an older student (over 50) who has had lessons before during my younger years. My experience with Steve so far (and I expect this will not change) has been wonderful - I look forward to the sessions and my practice is productive. His attitude and approach are supportive and encouraging. I strongly recommend that you give him a try if you are thinking about taking lessons at all.

  • 11 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
Shanda H.
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Awesome working with Chris! My daughter has tried piano lessons twice in the past and her interests always fell off, but with Chris she's motivated to even PRACTICE without being told. I'm loving it!!

Curt Brady Music
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jerry C.
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I started taking guitar lessons with Curt about a year ago. I had no previous music lessons whatsoever and felt it may be a little late in life to learn to play. Curt is very patient with beginners, like myself. I was nervous at my first lesson. Curt was able to break the music and chords down to a level for me to understand. He made me feel very comfortable and I appreciate the time he's taken to help me learn to play the guitar, which is a lifelong dream. I have highly recommended Curt to several friends.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karla O.
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As an adult, I was nervous about taking guitar lessons but Nell made it easy. She creates an environment that is comfortable and easy to learn in.

Nate Creates
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Jen R.
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Nate immediatlely replied to my request for guitar lessons, and went beyond what I would have expected by offering to go guitar shopping with me. He is extremely talented, and he explains things in a way that is easy to understand. He was also very flexible in setting up a lesson time that worked with my schedule.

  • 3 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Lubana L.
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Cara is a calm and understanding teacher who really pays attention to the songs that I want to sing and my personal voice. She is patient and fun to work with. I like that she laughs when I tell a joke, or that she doesn't focus too much on me becoming a professional singer all in one lesson. She just wants me to keep improving. If you want someone laid back with a natural ability to make you want to sing, she's your girl.

Jan Haflin piano teacher
4.1
from 7 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda S.
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I have 2 sons who take lessons from Jan. They had been to another piano teacher but were bored and lost interest. Jan is able to assess each child's talent, ability, and interest and tailor each lesson to keep them interested and learning. They are doing so much better! She also comes to our home and is wonderful about being flexible to keep up with our flexible with our hectic schedule. Thank you so much, Jan! Amanda

Living Waters Music
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Chris Y.
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I had an amazing experience learning piano here. My instructor, Sharon, is truly gifted in both her musical knowledge and teaching ability, guiding me through difficult pieces I never thought I could possibly learn. I used Living Waters Music for close to 6 years and enjoyed every minute of it ?

  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
MT T.
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Destiney is an incredible teacher, a wonderful pianist, and an absolutely lovely person. She is compassionate, patient, energetic and just amazing with children. My daughter was 4 years old when she started lessons. I recall an incident when she started working on a new recital piece that was a bit more challenging for her. Following her lessons, I asked her to play it for me and she struggled with a particular measure in the piece. I tried different methods with her: one hand only, count out loud, play really slowly, copy my fingers. But whining turned into tears, and tears quickly turned into a complete physical meltdown. Destiney happened to return for my son's lesson within minutes of the meltdown and my daughter was still emotionally tuned out at this time. But within 10 minutes, Destiney not only got her to play the section perfectly, she brought back my daughter's calm self, her confidence, and her smile. We have seen her bring out the best in all of three of our children.

Pamela M.
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Alexandra is an amazing musician who loves sharing her passion for music in a professional setting. With Alexandra, you will get so much more for your investment because of the depth and quality of her experience.

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I am a father of three who loves to share the most amazing gift in the entire world with anyone who's wanting to learn how to use it: the gift of making music. I offer guitar lessons for beginners at a very fair price! I also am a songwriter and can write custom songs for you. Impress your girlfriend; pay respect to a lost loved one; get some things off your mind and into a memory that you can share with the world forever!

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Parker Piano Outlet offers affordable music instruction in a comfortable, professional environment. Our educators have degrees from some of the top music universities in the country. Ages 5 to 100 will find the perfect fit and learn piano in an entertaining and fun manner!

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I am a voice talent, instructor and coach, particularly in the musical theatre style. Audition techniques and acting coaching are my specialties.

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I provide a complete instruction for all string instruments, bowed and fretted. I also give a complete instruction in music theory. I work with live instrumental performance groups. Composition and arranging services are offered. Fees are $35.00 per half-hour lesson. You provide the materials. My goal is to provide each student with the necessary knowledge and skill set to enable them to perform either as a soloist in their home and perform as a member of an ensemble, such as a church, neighborhood bands, etc. I can get this done in a two-year period if the student is diligent with his/her practice routine.

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We partner with music students to help them develop their skills. We also produce live music, record artists, and arrange preexisting music and original compositions. We partner with businesses to maximize returns on their marketing efforts to gain new customers and clients as well as repeat customers and clients through social media marketing, web development, and custom marketing tools based on their target audiences.

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I am a student at William and Mary studying linguistics and Spanish. I have been playing piano for 10 years and teaching lessons for 5. I have also played guitar for 5 years and taught lessons for 3. In addition, I have experience tutoring youth of all ages, from elementary school to high school. I would say Spanish is my specialty; my knowledge is extensive, especially instructing at the introductory level. I am a straight A student and am competent to tutor most subjects, but I also have particular previous experience in Algebra. Though I am skilled in presenting material from a textbook or workbook clearly along the format of the class, I also enjoy coming up with creative methods for teaching and tutoring and designing my own exercises.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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My method is fairly orthodox -- I teach what is needed for a student to actually be able to play songs in just a few weeks. While we will learn the basic chord shapes and scales, I will also teach alternative tuning, many of which have much simpler chord shaping, enabling some popular songs to be learned even by the beginner.

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I can give the best of both worlds in my music lessons by combining an intuitive, ear training based approach with a strong foundation in music theory. My hope is to teach my students the skills they need to keep growing as musicians long after their lessons cease.

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I train on breathing properly for singing. I train on all styles, and I have trained in opera, classical, pop, and R&B. I teach site reading, give my students a schedule to practice at home, and help them find their own sound. I train in vibrato, falsetto, and all other mainstream voice diversions. I can train male or female. I teach at a studio in Virginia Beach called OBW Theatre Company. If close or nearby, I can drive to a student's residence, if necessary. It's $30 for a half hour if you don't want to take a whole-hour session.

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We are Portsmouth's only music shop. We are a local, old-fashioned "mom and pop" shop.

  • 1 year in business
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I try to give people the best experience possible by making things as simple as possible.

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