Music Mind Lessons

Music Mind Lessons

5.0(3 reviews)
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I have been a performing musician for almost 20 years and a music teacher for over 10 years. I consider myself a multi-instrumentalist, my first instruments were the drumset and piano and I began studying guitar in my teens.

My love of music has led me to study a wide range of subjects, but my primary teaching these days is focused in intermediate classical music or rock/pop/jazz styles. I tend to help steer students towards a learning path based on their goals and experience. I strongly believe that there is no single path to becoming a good musician, so I've worked hard to be flexible in how and what I teach. I'm just as comfortable teaching Bach and Beethoven as I am teaching The Beatles and Foo Fighters.

One thing that is common among all my lesson is a strong foundation of music fundamentals: sight reading, rhythm, basic theory. I focus on building skills that will last a lifetime in addition to learning your favorite songs. Students who build a solid foundation learn much faster and retain much better!

Lessons are fast paced but thorough and always friendly and encouraging. I use a wide variety of materials, method books and play-along tracks - I have also written two instructional drum books which I use frequently with my drum students.

I love empowering new students, watching them grow and develop their love of music - hope to hear from you soon!


Hired 5 times
1 employee
14 years in business
Serves Eden Prairie , MN
Offers online services

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    Kevin K.

    Chresten is a wonderful instructor. He genuinely listened to my goals for the guitar and has led me on a path to feeling comfortable and confident with the instrument in my hand. Recommend very highly.
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    March 24, 2022
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    Debbie L.

    Chrestan teaches in a fashion that allows you to learn rhythm as well as theory. He gets to know his students and what their interests are and makes learning fun. He has been very flexible with scheduling and is always punctual. As an adult learner I have learned many new ways of playing. The lessons have inspired me to want to play again and I am very much enjoying the lessons! I would highly recommend him.
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    February 09, 2022


    Al C.

    Chresten has been a great teacher. He has focused on what I want to learn and has had made it very easy to understand.
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    February 09, 2022

    Services offered

    Music Theory
    Audio Production