Find a music lesson in Omaha, NE

Find music lessons in Omaha, NE

Find music lessons in Omaha, NE

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Find music lessons in Omaha, NE

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Top 10 music classes in Omaha, NE

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Adkins Music Lessons

Adkins Music Lessons

5.0(1)
5 hires on Lessons
13+ years in business
Serves Omaha, NE
Terry M. says, "Rocker really enjoys his lessons and his teacher is so very patient with him. We are very pleased," Read more
Hannah Hetrick Piano Studio

Hannah Hetrick Piano Studio

New on Lessons
Offers online services
7+ years in business
Serves Omaha, NE
Hello! I am a pianist and piano instructor in the Omaha area, and have over 20 years of piano experience. I hold my degree in music education, and have been teaching private piano lessons for the past 7 years. My students range in age from 5 to 70+ years old, from beginners all the way to advanced levels. One of my primary goals as a teacher is to ensure that my students are learning both the "how" and the "why" - growing in both their skills and abilities at the piano, as well as in their understanding of what is taking place musically. As an instructor, I love both the musical and relational facets of teaching, as doing so allows me to he
Jennifer Meyer

Jennifer Meyer

New on Lessons
2 hires on Lessons
Serves Omaha, NE
I have graduate training in both piano and flute and have maintained a private studio for many years. My students consistently score superior ratings in festivals and competitions and they also perform in two recitals a year. I find this gives them confidence and poise. I teach my students "how to practice" so they see progress in their skills and playing. When they practice these techniques at home, improvement is guaranteed! I love children and music and find that giving a child personal attention and instruction in becoming musical to be a fascinating and exhilarating experience! Learning to play the piano improves attention span and atten...
Favero Music Studio

Favero Music Studio

New on Lessons
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
28+ years in business
Serves Omaha, NE
I have two degrees in Piano Performance, so I have the background to understand traditional methods of teaching thoroughly. I have several years of experience teaching and performing under my belt. I also like to think outside of the box, when it comes to instructing piano. I also am a certified Personal Trainer through American Council on Exercise with an additional certifications in post-physical therapy and senior fitness. If poor technique has caused injury, I help to rework one's technique to prevent further injury and soreness. I work with all ages groups, from young children to adults of all ages (5 years on up). My oldest student is 8...
Jeremy Duck Music Studio

Jeremy Duck Music Studio

New on Lessons
Offers online services
21+ years in business
Serves Omaha, NE
I completed my doctorate degree in piano performance at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. My bachelors in piano and voice and masters in piano are from West Texas A&M University. I also have an associates from Amarillo College. In addition to performing around the United States, I’ve performed and studied in the UK, Austria, and Greece. I’m constantly improving my teaching methods to ensure students receive the best possible results; and, I am currently writing and developing my own teaching method. I specialize in the music of living composers, and have performed several world premieres. I teach music from all major musical eras. I teach...

Your Music Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do music lessons cost?

Music lessons cost $40 to $90 per hour. Most teachers offer weekly lessons in order to provide regular feedback, keep students motivated, and provide enough opportunities to learn new techniques and pieces of music. More frequent lessons do not provide enough time to practice and master skills between lessons.

To save money on music lessons consider group lessons, which are often cheaper than private lessons and allow you to learn from other students. Another option is to take online lessons which tend to be more affordable than in-person lessons and can be a great way to learn from a qualified teacher that isn't local. Finally, look for scholarships or grants to help pay for music lessons.

At what age can you start music lessons?

The best age to start music lessons depends on the individual and their interests. Most experts agree that children can start learning music as early as 3 or 4 years old when they can communicate and follow instructions. There is no age that is too late to take music lessons – even seniors can benefit from learning or improving their musical skills.

Studies have shown that children who are exposed to music at an early age have better language skills, memory, and problem-solving skills. Music lessons help improve fine motor skills like hand-eye coordination and finger dexterity which are important for other activities like writing and drawing. Learning to play an instrument can also build a child's self-confidence and help to develop a child's creativity.

How long does it take to learn an instrument?

The amount of time it takes to learn an instrument depends on the instrument, the student's age, and the amount of time they practice. In general, it takes several months to a year to learn the basics of most instruments including how to read music and play basic scales and chords. With regular practice, students can expect to play simple songs within a few months.

Piano, guitar, and percussion instruments are some of the easier instruments to learn. Strings and horn instruments take a bit longer to learn. Becoming proficient at any instrument takes several years of lessons and regular practice.

Do I need an instrument at home to take music lessons?

No, you do not need an instrument at home to take music lessons, but it does make it easier to practice and improve your skills. Without an instrument at home, you will need to find an instrument to practice between lessons if you hope to improve.

Before investing in any musical instrument, you will want to talk with the music teacher to find the instrument that is right for you. Guitars are a popular instrument for beginners since they are relatively inexpensive to buy. The flute is another simple instrument to learn and is a good choice for students who want to learn to play an instrument quickly. Pianos are a more costly instrument but are a popular choice for families since everyone can enjoy playing the same instrument.

How do online music lessons work?

Online music lessons are similar to in-person lessons, only the teacher and student are not in the same physical location. Using video conferencing platforms such as Skype or Zoom, the teacher and students can communicate with each other from the privacy of their homes.

In order to take advantage of the affordable online lessons, you need a computer and internet connection with good audio and video quality to avoid frustration. The teacher and student join the video call and the lesson proceeds in the same way they would for an in-person lesson. Online music lessons require more focus and patience and are not suggested for very young students.

What questions should I ask a music teacher?

Here are some important questions you should ask a music teacher before you start taking lessons:

  • What is your teaching style?
  • What is your experience teaching music?
  • What are your rates?
  • How long are your lessons?
  • What is your availability?
  • What are your expectations for students?
  • Can you provide references from your current and past students?

How do I choose a music teacher?

Choosing a qualified music teacher is important for those wanting to learn or develop their musical skills. Find a teacher that fits your schedule, budget, and learning style by following these recommendations:

  • Look for a teacher with a degree in music or years of experience teaching your preferred instrument.
  • Make sure the teacher with a teaching style that suits you. For example, if you learn better with a more formal teacher that focuses on technique, don't choose a teacher that is more relaxed and focuses on creative, free-style playing.
  • Find a teacher that is affordable for your budget and has availability for lessons that fit your schedule.
  • Confirm that the teacher will help you reach your goals whether it is to learn a new instrument, read music, learn music theory, or just have fun.How do I choose a music teacher?

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