Lesson Market

Private Lessons with Lesson Market

Have you ever had these thoughts during class?

I can’t withdraw when I want, the process for withdrawing is too much work.
The school requires too expensive of materials and textbooks.
I don’t like having mandatory recitals and events.
Dealing with the other people in class is too bothersome.
The schedule doesn’t fit with mine, it’s too strict.
My learning pace does not match my classmates.

With Lesson Market, you don’t have to worry about any of these things!

Here is how Lesson Market differs

Learn anytime​​​​

With Lesson Market, you and your teacher decide a lesson time together. Lessons are 60 minutes long, and the lesson frequency is up to you.

Private Lessons

At Lesson Market, a professional in the field will be your instructor. Unlike group lessons, you will be able to receive one-on-one instruction under a teacher that will be able to cater to your needs.

Beginners welcome

Students may sometimes be intimidated by their teacher. No need! At Lesson Market, your instructor will create a friendly teaching atmosphere. In addition, in order to avoid creating bad habits, attending in-person lessons in the beginning is recommended.

There are 3 lesson types you can choose from

Online Lessons

If you have internet, you’re able to do online lessons. Regardless of where you are, you will able to enjoy online lessons and pick whoever you like as your teacher.

In-person Lessons

In-person Lessons

In-person lessons at a rental studio are also possible. For those who are interested in learning small details that may be difficult to learn online, this is recommended.

In-home Lessons

In-home Lessons

A teacher near your will conduct the lesson in your home. For those who are interested in learning small details that may be difficult to learn online, and for those who prefer to stay at home, this is recomennded.

What kind of teachers are available?

Every teacher that is registered to Lesson Market goes through an interview and review and are all qualified.

I will be your teacher!

Gustavo Eiriz

Gustavo Eiriz

Position: online
Categories: Guitar
Location: Online
One Lesson (60min.)$32
Trial Lesson (60min.)$9 ※72% Off
Registration Fee$50Free

Hi there. I am professional musician born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I am a Viola Player in a Opera House´s Symphony Orchestra in Buenos Aires. I have also studied Classical Guitar, Violin, Piano, Composition and Orchestral Conducting in my country`s national conservatory. But.. I am mostly a popular music player, and I love Pop/Rock music. Even when I have a very fast sightseeing sheet music skills, i think that for playing popular music is by far more important developing the intuition, as a main criteria for choosing what to do. Speaking about Popular music; I play Rock, Pop, Ballads and Blues. I also compose and arrange for groups of such music. I have toured all around the world playing music, as a guitar player and arranger, and also as a Violin player. I have many years of experience on teaching to students, and i think the most important thing is to be flexible to be able to see what the student really needs to develope his art. Thank you very much for reading. Hola a todos. Soy un músico profesional nacido en Buenos Aires, Argentina. Soy violista en la Orquesta Sinfónica de un Teatro de Ópera en Buenos Aires. También he estudiado guitarra clásica, violín, piano, composición y dirección orquestal en el conservatorio nacional de mi país. Pero… soy principalmente un intérprete de música popular, y me encanta la música Pop/Rock. Aun cuando tengo una habilidad muy destacada para tocar partituras, creo que para tocar música popular es mucho más importante desarrollar la intuición, como criterio principal para elegir qué hacer. Hablando de música popular; toco Rock, Pop, Baladas y Blues. También compongo y hago arreglos para grupos de este tipo de música. He realizado giras por todo el mundo tocando música, como guitarrista y arreglador, y también como violinista. Tengo muchos años de experiencia en enseñar y considero que lo mas importante es amoldarse a las necesidades de cada alumno. Muchas gracias por leer.

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James Barrett

James Barrett

Position: online
Categories: Trumpet
Location: Online
One Lesson (60min.)$45
Trial Lesson (60min.)$13 ※71% Off
Registration Fee$50Free

James Barrett is a freelance trumpet player based in Osaka Japan. While living in Osaka he has played almost all genres including big bands, jazz combos, R&B, funk, latin, reggae, kayokyoku, and free improvisation. On stage, he has performed with and backed up Satoko Fujii, Gilad Atzmon, Mitsuyoshi Azuma, Sadao Watanabe, Natsuki Tamura, Yumi Hara Cawkwell, Eric Marienthal, Eric Miyashiro, Bobby Shew, Wayne Bergeron, Charito, Tim Hagans, Ingrid Jensen, Brian Lynch, Conrad Herwig, John Fedchock, and Terri Lynne Carrington. He plays in Azalea Jazz Orchestra, Eiichiro Arazaki Big Band, Satoko Fujii Orchestra (Kobe), Planet Bop, and other big bands and ensembles and also leads his own projects Octopus Space Ferry, Mononoke Opera, and RATS IN CARS.

Demonstration video

Dolores Derksen

Dolores Derksen

Position: online
Categories: Violin
Location: Online
One Lesson (60min.)$71
Trial Lesson (60min.)Free
Registration Fee$50Free

Dolores has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Southern Methodist University, started violin lessons at age 5 in Germany, and currently teaches piano and violin lessons. At age 8, she moved to Texas, where for next 10 years she continued her violin studies under Houston Symphony first violinist Sergei Galperin, a former student of famed Julliard teacher Dorothy Delay. She studied violin and music at Southern Methodist University under Emanuel Borok, former concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony. Dolores is also an advanced piano player and has studied under concert pianist and master piano teacher Dr. Saida Kafarova from 2010 to 2014 and under Dr. David Karp while attending Southern Methodist University. Dolores earned the concertmaster position as a 6th grader in the Austin Youth Orchestra and won the 2014 Maurer Award. Over the past 10 years, Dolores has played in several orchestras, including Regional Orchestra (2008-2014), Austin Youth Orchestra (2008-2014), and Texas All-State Orchestra (2012-2014.) She was also the concertmaster of the top orchestra in the Austin Youth Orchestra in 2014. In addition to teaching at the Pfluger-Rock School of Music, Dolores teaches violin lessons at McNeil high school in the Round Rock school district and another private school in Austin. In her free time, Dolores likes to learn languages and draw.

Demonstration video

 

Dolores Derksen

Dolores Derksen

Position: online
Categories: Japanese
Location: Online
One Lesson (60min.)$39
Trial Lesson (60min.)Free
Registration Fee$50Free

My name is Dolores, and I am an Japanese teacher. I have 1 year of experience teaching foreign languages, but have worked in education for over 5 years. I can help you improve your speaking, reading, listening and writing skills. I can teach you grammar, as well as academic writing. I work with students of all ages and levels, and will create a lesson plan that will fit your needs.

Seiji

Seiji

Position: online
Categories: Japanese
Location: Online
One Lesson (60min.)$36
Trial Lesson (60min.)$13 ※64% Off
Registration Fee$50Free

Hello, my name is Seiji. a native Japanese speaker. I’m from Tokyo, born and raised, but I live in Izu in Shizuoka prefecture and doing tour guide now. I used to live in Australia when I was 20’s, and have experiences of working at foreign companies for 11 years after I came back to Japan so I speak English too. I have traveled all around Japan by motorbike so I know many beautiful places in Japan. I think I can help you if you are planning to visit Japan in near future. I also did overseas travel over 80 times and visited many countries so I may have been visited your country! Beside that, I also like playing music (playing guitar, piano and singing in an acappella chorus group). Now I’m teaching music too. Also I like to Cycling, Hiking, Camping, Scuba diving and Snorkeling. I’m also Yoga instructor as well. I’m interested in not only sports, but also very interested in Japanese history, culture and religion too. So I’m quite curious person. Let’s talk about those topics in my lesson! In my lesson, I focus on having natural conversation first, rather than using textbook. But It’s also possible to use your Japanese language textbook, if you have it. Also if you are already in intermediate level and would like to get a job in Japan, I can teach you a professional business Japanese too. I can help you because I have been working in Japan for many years and have experiences of job hunting too. So let’s meet at on-line lesson soon!

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In-person Lesson Location

In-person Lesson Location

Lesson Market does not provide or own studios. Venue/Studio fees are not included in your course fees.

Harutaka Tomiyoshi
About Our School

My daughter was kicked out of the classroom.

Hello, I am the representative for Lesson Market, Tomiyoshi. One day, I went to a certain school with my daughter to take a trial lesson. It was a long trip, but whenever I remember how excited my daughter was, I did not mind the trip at all. My daughter seemed to be nervous, but also very excited. Despite that, I did not think *that* would happen…

We arrived to the classroom, and class starts. It was a classroom filled with many students. It seemed like all the other students were experienced, and my daughter was the only one who was new. My daughter gets flustered. The teacher did not seem like they would pay any attention to my daugther, so the lesson continued while she fell behind. I could not bear to watch that, so I would help my daughter by whispering to her some advice while also being considerate of my surroundings. The teacher saw that, and told us “Whispering is not allowed, please leave”, and thus we were kicked out of the classroom.

I acknowledge that I broke the no-whispering rule. However, whenever I think of how much my daughter was looking forward to this day, I could not let this go. I wanted the teacher to give some attention to my daughter. Whenever I think of my daughter who was so looking forward to this day, I am overcome with sadness. I will not forget this experience. From this experience, I started Lesson Market, where you can have completely private lessons. I will not let you have a sad experience like my daughter did. I hope from the bottom of my heart, that you will enjoy your lessons.

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FAQ

Can I take the class even if I’m just doing as a hobby?

Yes, of course! Our goal is for our students to have fun and enjoy the class.

If I take a trial lesson, am I obligated to join the class officially?

Not at all. The point of the trial lesson is to see if the teacher is the right fit for you. If you find that you don’t click with the teacher and don’t join, that is ok.

I am not sure what materials I will need for lessons.

At Lesson Market, you will be able to directly chat with your teacher. You can ask them any questions, including what materials you may need, any concerns you have, etc. Don’t worry, they won’t force you to buy anything expensive.

If I decide to withdraw from lessons, will there be a charge?

If you decide to withdraw from lessons, there will be no charge or fees. You may cancel anytime with a click of a button.

Is it possible to switch instructors mid-way?

If an instructor that fits your needs is available, you may switch instructors.

What app can I use for online classes?

There is a Lesson Market app. App Download → Android / iOS

What kind of payment methods are available?

Payments will be made through credit-card. All information will have an SSL, and private information such as passwords are protected, so you will not have to worry about privacy.

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Get your computer, pick your teacher, and then your trial lesson application will be complete.

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Get your tablet, pick your teacher, and then your trial lesson application will be complete.

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