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Nerissa Campbell, Vocal Teacher at LessonFace.com
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Australian-born, New York-based Nerissa Campbell holds a Certificate & Associate Degree of Performing Arts (Jazz Performance & Composition) from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. She has released three albums of original music under her own label, Crooked Mouth Music (Paint Me Orange – 2003,... Read More

$40/30 minutes
October Crifasi Online Guitar Teacher for Women and Girls

October Crifasi is a guitarist, songwriter and music educator based in Los Angeles, California. She received her first formal classical and flamenco guitar training under the wise guidance of Gloria Cullver-Jacobson at Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Massachusetts and rock technique informally with Cliff Maddix of the... Read More

$35/30 minutes
Gary Joynes Online Saxophone Teacher

Gary Joynes is a songwriter, composer, producer, keyboardist, saxophonist and educator based in Washington, DC and New York. Gary earned his Bachelors and Masters degrees from New England Conservatory, both with distinction. While a student, Gary was featured  in George Russell's  "The African Game," which received two... Read More

$35/30 minutes
Aaron Levy, LessonFace.com Online Teacher
5

I have been playing piano since the age of four and guitar since the age of 13. I've been teaching both guitar and piano for the last 12 years. I also teach voice, songwriting, music theory, and performance. Six years ago, I started a summer camp to teach kids ages 7-16 to play rock music in bands. I've studied songwriting... Read More

$30/30 minutes
Billy Norris, LessonFace Online Guitar Teacher
5

Hey, folks! My name is Billy Norris. I'm 25 years old and have been playing guitar since the ripe old age of 8! I am a full-time professional guitarist, vocalist, musical director, songwriter, and producer. Since 2008, I have toured and recorded both in the US and abroad as the guitarist and musical director for RCA artist... Read More

$45/30 minutes
John Paolilli, LessonFace Online Guitar and Mandolin Teacher
5

I graduated Berklee College of Music in 2009 with a degree in Guitar Performance. I have extensive live and studio experience, recently voted Best Local Guitarist by WMRC Radio. Currently, I perform regularly with The Peacheaters, an Allman Brothers Experience; The Road Dawgs (blues-rock group playing all over New England... Read More

$22/30 minutes
Steve Stine, LessonFace Online Guitar Teacher
5

My name is Steve Stine, and I've been a private and group lesson guitar teacher for nearly 25 years. I'm an enthusiastic teacher, including serving as an adjunct professor at NDSU, teaching at local institutions such as Elevate Rock School and Red River Valley Academy Montessori school, writing a monthly lesson column for... Read More

$40/30 minutes
Mina Yu, LessonFace Piano Teacher
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Mina Yu is a pianist-composer from Seoul, South Korea. At the age of four, she began studying piano with her mother, Kyung Hee Kim, a highly renowned piano teacher. After beginning her training as a professional classical pianist, she found it more fun to play pop, blues, and jazz. Her talent was soon recognized, and she... Read More

$25/30 minutes
Sam Rogers, One Mouth Band and LessonFace Online Teacher

Sam Rogers is an international award-winning solo performer, skilled educator/facilitator, experienced CircleSong leader, and Certified TaKeTiNa Rhythm Teacher. He is called "The One Mouth Band" for good reason: he makes all the sounds of a band -- bass, guitar, synthesizers, horns, mouth-defying drums/percussion, and more... Read More

$30/30 minutes
tyler downie, online guitar teacher

I recently graduated from the University of South Florida with my BA in Psychology, and also sought after a minor in ASL (American Sign Language). I have been played guitar since I was twelve, being privately taught, and was part of the middle school jazz band. From there I moved on to high school and continued taking... Read More

$22/30 minutes
Ehud Ettun, LessonFace Online Bass Teacher
5

Growing up in Jerusalem, Israel, Ehud Ettun started playing the piano at a young age. However, his serious interest in music came only when Ehud was in his teenage years playing electric guitar. Around that time Ehud started understanding the importance of ear training. "I just wanted to be able to play melodies that I... Read More

$35/30 minutes
Todd Isler, LessonFace Online Drum Teacher
5

Drummer, percussionist, teacher and author Todd Isler is based in New York City, where he has been active in the jazz and world music scenes for over 20 years. He currently plays with Mike Gordon of Phish, his trio, International Orange, and TriBeCaStan. He has released two original CDs (Two Step: Duets and Beyond and his... Read More

$35/30 minutes

Ali Ramsaier has had music in her life since she was in the crib. She has performed professionally in the musical theater world, and she has studied in several universities for musical theater, jazz, pop, blues, and R&B. Since the age of 16, she has been selected to sing as a guest soloist for venues such as Spivey... Read More

$35/30 minutes
Valeriya Sholokhova, LessonFace Online Cello Teacher

Valeriya Sholokhova, born in Kyiv, Ukraine, is a recent graduate of The Juilliard School, where she was a full-scholarship student of Bonnie Hampton. Valeriya began to study the cello at the age of nine. In 2001, Valeriya’s family immigrated to New York, where she enrolled in the Special Music School for gifted children at... Read More

$30/30 minutes
Laurel Thomsen teaches violin viola and fiddle live online lessons at Lessonface.com

Classically trained violinist and violist Laurel Thomsen enjoys performing, composing, improvising, and recording across a variety of genres and with ensembles ranging from orchestras and chamber ensembles, to bands and singer-songwriters. Laurel is frequently sought for her particular ability to add depth and emotion to... Read More

$40/30 minutes

I've given personalized bass lessons for nine years, and as a musician I have been playing the bass for 13 years. I've played and recorded with numerous groups and recognized musicians from the U.S., Europe, and Latin America, such as: Doug Webb (Stanley Clarke, Jeff Berlin, Horace Silver, George Duke), Jamie Kime (Steve... Read More

$25/30 minutes
Liz Turner, LessonFace Online Music Teacher

A mezzo-soprano vocalist specializing in classical, Broadway, jazz, and contemporary music.  Education B.M in Vocal Performance from Berklee College of Music Teaching Experience Inside Broadway, Musical Director (2014)  Music teacher for St. Joseph’s Regional Catholic School, Salem, New Hampshire. Grades K-8 Voice, piano ... Read More

$15/30 minutes
Dimitrios Bogris - Bouzouki Teacher in Toronto Ontario Canada

Dimitri Bogris was born in 1987, and started playing bouzouki in 1999. He has dabbled in other instruments over the years but has found that his expertise is better suited to the bouzouki alone. This instrument, and the lessons that were taught to him, are paying off now in many ways, and he eagerly wants to help you... Read More

BIO    Canadian New York-based saxophonist and composer Nathan Cepelinski began playing music at the age of twelve, and began performing professionally at fourteen. Nathan has received a total of five awards from the famed Downbeat Magazine, for his playing and for various compositions. In 2006, the American National... Read More

$40/30 minutes
Natalie Cressman, LessonFace Online Trombone and Voice Teacher

Trombonist, vocalist, and composer Natalie Cressman defies the expected. Her vocal agility and crystalline delivery, paired with her expressive range on trombone, offers audiences a fully three-dimensional experience. Hailing from an illustrious musical family, the San Francisco-raised trombonist, vocalist, and composer... Read More

$45/30 minutes
Anne Dearth, flute

Anne Dearth (Master's of Music, flute performance) is a flutist and music teacher in New York City.  She has appeared with Symphony Z, Contemporaneous, the W4 New Music Collective, the Open Music Ensemble, and with various NYU ensembles.  She has participated in the Bang on a Can Marathon, the Tribeca New Music Festival,... Read More

$35/30 minutes
Peter Ferreira

Critically acclaimed concert violinist, recording artist, composer, and author, Peter Ferreira (born: Pedro Ferreira) has been a very active violinist since the age of 6, inspired by his grandfather, who was also a violinist. He entered the Conservatorio De Musica in Coimbra, Portugal, where he studied with teacher Dario... Read More

$35/30 minutes
Jazz and Improvisation Sax Teacher

Born and raised in Denmark, saxophonist Stephan Kammerer has made his career in the United States. A scholarship to Berklee College of Music brought him to Boston, MA in 1993. After graduating with honors in 1997, he stayed in Boston performing with local bands. In 2001 after moving to New York City he toured with Maynard... Read More

$55/30 minutes
Rohan Krishnamurthy, LessonFace Online Mridangam Teacher

Acclaimed as an “international performer and promoter” of the South Indian pitched drum, the mridangam, by USA Today in its “All-College Academic Team,” and “Pride of India” by India's leading newspaper, Times of India, Rohan Krishnamurthy is considered a young musical ambassador in the Indian music scene. Having initially... Read More

$30/30 minutes
Gabriel Lit teaches clarinet guitar piano and voice live online at lessonface.com

Gabriel Lit is a multi-instrumentalist, performer, composer, song-writer, arranger, and board-certified music therapist based in New York. Originally from Austin, Texas, Gabriel received his bachelor’s degree in music composition (with clarinet as his primary instrument) from the University of North Texas. After spending... Read More

$36/30 minutes
Oded Tzur, Saxophone Teacher at LessonFace.com

New York City-based saxophonist Oded Tzur is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, and band leader. He has toured across Europe and the United States, taught at some of the most prestigious music institutions in the world, and created innovative techniques for saxophonists. Visit his website for more information...

$30/30 minutes

John Gray was born in 1987 in Phoenix, Arizona. He started playing music when he was seven years old, learning classical guitar, and taking up bass not soon after. John used all the knowledge he gained at a young age to become one of Phoenix's best young musicians. He was in demand for all kinds of gigs: from playing jazz... Read More

$30/30 minutes
Julius Bucsis, LessonFace Online Guitar Teacher

Julius Bucsis is a composer, guitarist, music technologist, and educator.  He has played guitar for over 40 years with extensive performance experience in rock, jazz, and improvisational music. He has released two CDs of guitar-oriented instrumental music, For Those Who Don’t Fit In (1998) and Traveler’s Tales (2000).... Read More

$20/30 minutes
Live at McMenamin's Bend Oregon

Greetings! I have had a passion for drumming most of my life. I started on the practice pad in 5th grade before eventually moving up to the drum set in junior high. I played in many ensembles in high school and college from concert band, choral, marching band, winds, and jazz bands. I was always in a leadership position... Read More

$30/30 minutes
Eric Kalver, Online Drum Teacher at LessonFace.com

Eric Kalver is a professional drummer and arranger who graduated from Berklee College of Music with degrees in Drum Set Performance and Contemporary Writing & Production. He has been playing percussion for over 14 years and has had much experience playing in rock bands, jazz bands, wind ensembles, concert bands, jazz... Read More

$30/30 minutes
Eric Kramer, LessonFace Guitar Teacher

Eric Kramer has 20 years experience as a vocalist/guitarist/songwriter, and has toured the U.S. and Europe with his band Object. He is a DIY musician who has worked in the industry on the business/marketing side, learning the ropes and figuring out how to do it on his own in this world of new media. During his school years... Read More

$25/30 minutes
Andy Cantu Drum Teacher

Andy Cantu has been playing drums/percussion for more than 14 years and has taught for more than 10 years. He has performed different styles of music such as rock, funk, jazz, free jazz/avant garde/third stream, blues, pop, R&B, contemporary chamber music, and Latin music. Over the past years Andy has collaborated in... Read More

$30/30 minutes
Christina Park, Piano Teacher at LessonFace.com

Ji Hyun (Christina) Park was introduced to the piano at the age of six. She took to the piano quickly, and started entering and winning many of the piano competitions around her hometown of Busan, South Korea. When it came time for middle school, she enrolled in a conservatory and started studying piano very diligently.... Read More

$20/30 minutes
Jarrod Robertson, Piano Teacher at LessonFace.com

I have been playing the piano/keyboard for 18 years and have been an instructor for seven years. I began taking music lessons from a classical instructor at the age of five and transitioned into contemporary lessons in later years which propelled me to have the musical ability for many things such as: becoming a piano... Read More

$35/30 minutes
Miles Ryan, Drum Teacher at LessonFace.com
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I'm 27 and grew up in a woodsy town outside of Boston. I've been playing drums for 14 years, and love to jam over blues and funk grooves, rock out to odd time signatures, improvise over bossa nova foot patterns, compose music, and constantly improve my own drumming skills. I can usually be found drumming on any given... Read More

Kwesi Thomas (aka Kue)  Has made his living for last 20 plus years as a vocalist(multi-instrumentalist), composer/arranger and music director. Kue's knowledge and ablility to contribute meaninfully to a musically project regardless of style or genre all while helping those around him do the same is what is unique and keeps... Read More

$35/30 minutes

Chuck Wilson was born to rock. He has played guitar, bass, trumpet, trombone, tuba, French horn, violin, cello, and string bass in groups of virtually all styles and appeared on records with dozens of NYC area bands. He also performs as a classical trombonist in all five boroughs and New Jersey. Chuck has shared the stage... Read More

$30/30 minutes
Jad Abdallah, LessonFace Online Guitar Teacher

I've always loved music. I started playing guitar at the age of 14 years old. At the age of 15 I was playing live in a Santana cover band in pubs and had to sneak in and play because I was underage. At the age of 17 I was playing in different clubs and competed in a jazz fusion competition where I finished second. I was... Read More

$50/30 minutes
Victor Carracedo, Drums Teacher at LessonFace.com

Victor Á. Carracedo was born in Barcelona. Growing up in a musical environment he developed his love for music. At an early age he began his musical studies including flute, guitar and many others, but ultimately decided that he wanted to play the drums at 11 years old. Later on, he went on to study at L'AULA de Jazz de... Read More

$25/30 minutes
Gregory Delcore, bassist, LessonFace Instructor

Gregory Delcore is a Boston area native who was born into a musical family and has been active in music his entire life, playing bass for over 31 years in a variety of bands and for TV, motion picture, and countless recordings. He cut his musical teeth playing electric bass in award-winning middle school and high school... Read More

$40/30 minutes
Joe Kataldo, teacher at LessonFace.com

I have been teaching guitar and music for about 10 years, I'm specialized in making lessons entertaining for younger students and focused for people that don't have too much time to practice. I explaing topics in a clear and effective way and I can teach from basic to super advanced. Education: Berklee College of Music,... Read More

$30/30 minutes
Marc Mendes, Drum Teacher at LessonFace.com

Marc Mendes has studied music at Berklee School of Music and taught in cities such as Atlanta, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Boston, New York City, and more. He has done work for Lady Gaga, Fun 107 Radio, Channel 7 news, the Boston Herald, Richard Branson, Mayor Menino, the NBA, the NFL, and more, and was a Holland America... Read More

$35/30 minutes
Jimmy Mio, LessonFace Piano and Songwriting Teacher

I have a BA in Music from Rutgers University, and I’ve played keyboards and sang professionally for the last 25 years. During that time my home has been in the San Francisco Bay Area but I have performed all over the country and have toured several times in Germany, Switzerland, and Japan. I’m a two-time winner of the West... Read More

$29/30 minutes
Reid Poole, Trumpet Teacher at LessonFace.com

Reid Poole is a professional trumpet player/educator/composer in the state of New York. As a performer, Reid has been a professional musician for the last five years. He has toured with the Glenn Miller Orchestra as a featured soloist in the trumpet section, as well as sharing the stage with some of the world's most... Read More

$25/30 minutes
Grant Rudd, Bass Teacher at LessonFace.com

Musically, Grant started off playing classical music, just like many young musicians in the public school band program. Under the guidance of his middle school band teacher, Mr. Johnson, Grant started learning to improvise in the after-school jazz band. Grant was drawn to jazz and joined the high school jazz band and... Read More

$25/30 minutes