Find a music lesson in Memphis, TN

Find music lessons in Memphis, TN

Find music lessons in Memphis, TN

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Find music lessons in Memphis, TN

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Top 10 music classes in Memphis, TN

Students agree: these Memphis music lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Crescendo Music Studio

Crescendo Music Studio

New on Lessons
5+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
Crescendo Music Studio offers other music classes. Apart from professional piano lessons, we offer ear training, theory, music production, and after school programs.
Crescendo Music Studio

Crescendo Music Studio

5.0(4)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
5+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
Crystal B. says, "I appreciated Mr. Johnson's eagerness to teach. He had amazing lessons that were so easy to learn. He was very attentive in listening to every concern we had. He was very patient with my sons even though they did not know how to play the piano. Thank You!!!" Read more
David Schnell

David Schnell

5.0(1)
Offers online services
1 hire on Lessons
12+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
Lydia F. says, "I have worked with David Schnell for 6 years now and I don’t know where I’d be as a singer if it weren’t for him! His teachings are technically proficient and he teaches you how to not just sing the song, but actually perform and live it! I highly recommend him! " Read more
VocalFit Artists

VocalFit Artists

5.0(1)
Offers online services
5+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
Kelsey J. says, "Jordan is such a great teacher. He's very knowledgeable, friendly, and professional. He listens well and and takes makes sure I understand everything thing is teaching. I was afraid about singing with a real teacher at first but honestly I’m so glad I am with him. " Read more
Sisung Guitar Lessons

Sisung Guitar Lessons

5.0(1)
3+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
Tellez says, "Great teacher! Flexible, patient, and reliable. Couldn’t recommend enough " Read more
Mario Monterosso

Mario Monterosso

New on Lessons
Serves Memphis, TN
I’ve been playing guitar since 1987. I worked with many international artists touring around USA and Europe. I specialize in Rock’n’Roll and Rockabilly technique. Blues, Swing, Country, for beginners and advanced students. Music is something extremely serious. I like to provide my students with solid roots to improve their skills over the years.
Island 20 Productions

Island 20 Productions

New on Lessons
Serves Memphis, TN
Hello, I've been a musician nearly all my life. I grew up playing the piano for churches and received my formal piano and voice training at Millikin University in Decatur, IL. I won two major piano competitions when I still just a student in High School. Currently I play keyboards and sing in a Memphis cover band, Sassy Jones. Piano is my main axe and I would be able to give advanced instruction on this instrument. I can also teach voice, trumpet, guitar, bass guitar, and drums up to an intermediate level. I also teach improvisation and production skills. I have taught for 10 years or more in the West Tennessee area and I can help you become ...
Music With Mr. Dave

Music With Mr. Dave

5.0(4)
6+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
Emma L. says, "Mr. Dave continues to be such a positive figure in my son’s childhood! We have been taking music classes with him since my son was barely 2 years old. Dave’s uplifting energy and compassionate understand of young children’s emotional development has given us a warm and loving start to our musical journey." Read more
Dottie Moore

Dottie Moore

New on Lessons
Offers online services
37+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
My name is DOTTIE. I’m a singer/songwriter originally from MEMPHIS,TN. The birthplace of RnB,Soul,and the blues. I’ve been singing professionally for 17yrs and have had a very successful career for 10yrs as a background singer. I’ve sang for Jlo,Ciara,Monica,Kendrick Lamar,Maren Morris,Raphael Saadiq,Ella Mai and more! I have acquired on-the-job training and skills that I am so eager to pass along. My expertise is pitch, tone,breath work,riffs,songwriting and performance coaching. Let’s begin an exciting journey of finding your best voice! All you need is me to unlock the greatness that awaits. Are you ready?
Studio708

Studio708

New on Lessons
Serves Memphis, TN
We are a group of piano teachers who are passionate about teaching the young and not so young.

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?

Reviews for Memphis music classes

Recent success stories from people in the Memphis area.
Jordon D.
Earl is extremely professional and has a wealth of knowledge of musicianship, musicality, and craftsmanship. He really has a commendable skill of breaking down high level concepts and taking the scary out of learning a new instrument. I truly appreciate his time and efforts in being an outstanding teacher.
Crescendo Music Studio
Andrea W.
He makes music class so much fun for these little guys. He’s amazing.
Music with Mr. Dave
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