Ian Lee Music

Ian Lee Music

5.0Exceptional(7 reviews)
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Offers online services


Barry Harris, the great Jazz pianist, and educator says, “I have such a ball in my classes, and I learn so much from my students. They probably don’t realize that I come to school here, too. I’m just the oldest member of the class. I wish everyone could experience the blessing of learning new things all the time.”

The above statement describes how I feel when I am teaching. I have been playing and performing for over 25 years in many capacities, and still, music continues to teach me new things every time. Not only do I want to share that experience with you, but I also want to guide you into having that experience for yourself.

In teaching, I meet each student where they are. I do my best to listen and bring humility to each lesson. Teaching is a strange phenomenon; it would appear the teacher knows all; however, the more I teach, the more I learn. I am always and forever a student of music. As the french moralist and essayist Joseph Joubert once said, “to teach is to learn twice.”

Music is a profound force in life. It affects so many of us one way or another, even in what appear to be the simplest and smallest moments of our lives. My love for Music stretches back as long as I can remember. I cannot remember a time when I wasn't singing, tapping, or dreaming of sound. My philosophy is to make the world a better place through the Music I play and teach; of course, "making the world a better place" can mean many different things to different people. Therefore, all I can state from here is that I wish to bring more kindness, joy, light, love, laughter, and dancing to the world through Music, whether that is in the heart of a show or teaching another whose desire is to play. I guess it feels like a kind of service, not by force or for good credit, simply because I love it, and I wouldn't know what else to do without it. Thank you Music, and many thanks to YOU for taking the time to read this.


Hired 3 times
1 employee
6 years in business
Serves Wimberley , TX
Offers online services

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Musical styles

Rock, Country, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Classical, Recommendations available

Guitar style

Acoustic guitar, Electric guitar, Banjo, Recommendations available

Has instrument

Student who have a guitar, Student who don't have a guitar, but are planning to purchase one

Years experience

No formal training, No formal training; some self-taught experience, 0 – 2 years experience, 2 – 4 years experience, 4+ years of experience

Able to read music

Students who can read music staff, Students who can read guitar tabs, Students who cannot read music

Lesson length

30 minutes, 45 minutes, 60 minutes

Student's age

Under 5 years old, 5 – 10 years old, 11 – 13 years old, 14 – 18 years old, 19 – 25 years old, 26 – 45 years old, 46 – 65 years old, Over 65 years old

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  • Reviews

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    Gary R.

    Ian Lee is a remarkable teacher of music. I have commented on him before on this format but Ive been with him now for 4 months and I think it bears additional recognition of his excellent work. His knowledge is extremely vast. His focus and his direction have given me much more than I could have ever gotten on my own or through video lessons. I have grown very confident in my abilities through his efforts and am extremely confident that I will become a very decent guitarist. Give Ian a try because you just cant lose. Hes is the best
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    November 10, 2021

    Hannah R.

    Ian was a fantastic teacher who helped me get back into violin after not playing for quite a few years. I grew up playing and he helped to reinstill the passion I had when I was younger. Additionally, he helped introduce me to a new style of playing that I hadn’t delved much into previously. Thank you Ian!
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    July 23, 2021

    Denise E.

    Ian was very personable and able to teach my feisty, 10 yr old girl with no problem. We liked his methods and personality. Highly recommend him for any age!
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    June 28, 2021

    Matthew F.

    Ian is a very keen and understanding fellow. He is experienced enough to see where a student is at on their path and what advice can best guide them to improving. He works outside of lessons to answer questions and provide guidance. His depth of knowledge enables him to approach a lesson from a variety of different backgrounds, equipping the student with experience best suited for their age, learning style and instrument. I highly recommend working with Ian.
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    June 26, 2021

    Stacey S.

    Ian is an incredibly talented musician, very easy going, and makes the lessons personalized and exciting :)
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    June 25, 2021

    Shan L.

    Ian is an extremely talented and patient teacher. Our son enjoys his lessons and has learned a lot over the past 9 months. I highly recommend Ian.
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    June 04, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    I meet each student where they are. I have specific ways to start my beginning students off, however I don't hold to tight to any one way or method.

    Although I don't have any college Degrees, I have been playing and studying music for over 25 years now. I continue my education, study, and practice to this day, and there is no end in sight.
    I have completed teacher training through the Suzuki association and I have a lot of "real world," experience playing live, recording, and more. 
    My love for music has brought me to many incredible teachers and pedagogues. I toured extensively, learning from anyone I can. I believe it is essential always to remain a student, and therefore I can be a better teacher.

    I charge $60 an hour and $30 for a half hour. If I have to drive to a student the price changes based on my drive time.

    I've always enjoyed sharing anything and everything I can about music. Teaching, I feel, is the natural next step in forever being a student of music.

    I have worked with students that are as young as four years old to students in their seventies. It's never too late to start!

    You should find someone who has a deep and genuine passion for music. Wisdom and knowledge combined with love can bring about an outstanding education. I wouldn't suggest signing up with a teacher that says my way is the best and only way. Yes, there are authentic traditions that even I utilize; however, every student is unique and deserves their own time and attention from the teacher.

    I suggest they contemplate what they want to learn. Is there a particular style, genre, song, or artist that just brings that light out in you. Do you feel particularly inspired by certain sounds or artists. These things will point us in the direction you're looking to go.

    Services offered

    Music Theory