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Popular Piano Teachers Near Fairfield

Peter B.

Stratford, CT
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Craig C.

Massapequa, NY
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Sam W.

Fairfield, CT
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Peter B. Stratford, CT

Instructions are conducted by using custom curriculum for every student. The curriculum is based on student's desires and abilities. Teaching material is combined from several books that include American and European authors

About Peter

I am energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability to get the very best out of pupils. I am an expert at identifying the appropriate resources required for a subject matter and then ensuring that they are used efficiently, effectively and safely, always keen on building a strong relationship with my students. Most of my students read and play simple music after 4-5 classes of active instruction.

I posses an extensive classical music and music pedagogy training. All my musical knowledge and expertise was attained in Eastern Europe. I play and teach piano, upright bass, bass guitar and a range of other instruments. Over the years I taught basic piano, the beginner violin, viola, cello and a variety of school instruments such as recorder and xylophone. I ...

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Ralia B. October 24, 2014
Viola · Online
Verified Student
Very understanding teacher. My 13 year old thinks he is awesome. He said he's going to help my son learn to play Star Wars.
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Marc R. September 22, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Was very impressed with Peter's methods, demeanor, patience with my 9 year-old daughter, who is a beginner at piano. She had some experience at reading music, and Peter was adept at recognizing this and 'pushing the envelope' a bit with her and she responded enthusiastically. She left every lesson with a smile on her face.
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Nick S. July 8, 2014
Violin · In studio
Verified Student
Peter is a great teacher I have been going to him for about a year and I have learned so much! Thank you Peter
Craig C. Massapequa, NY

About Craig

Craig C. is a pianist, accompanist, and musical director from Massapequa, NY. He holds a Bachelor of Music with a degree in Piano from Westminster Choir College of Rider University. During high school, Craig studied primarily jazz piano and was chosen as the All Jazz piano Player for New York State in 2005. While in college, he studied classical piano with Phyllis Lehrer and gained a great interest in teaching piano. His coursework included studies in piano and voice pedagogy and techniques, accompanying, vocal diction, and choir. Craig has performed with some of the best orchestras in the world in the Westminster Symphonic Choir. Notable performances include Mahler's 8th Symphony with Pierre Boulez and the Bavarian Radio Orchestra, performed in Carnegie Hall and "Die ...

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Robert F. February 12, 2014
Piano
Verified Student
Craig's Patience and Knowledge

Craig is very knowledgeable and patient. I am an older student (64) who started lessons at age 4 and then my playing became sporadic, sometimes not playing for weeks at a time. Craig has been focusing on open chords and using the Jazz repertoire to put concepts into practice. I tend to be a little hard on myself and Craig has helped me with that, too. His suggestion of working on songs two measures at at time has been very helpful
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Richard B. February 5, 2014
Piano
Verified Student
Great teacher!

Craig is an excellent teacher and a very nice, person. He teaches piano to three of us and easily adjusts his lessons for each of our competency levels. His instructions are easy to follow and his suggestions for mastering skills work. Our lessons are friendly and low pressure. I would highly recommend Craig.
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PamB4 November 3, 2010
Craig is a terrific instructor. He's very knowledgeable and patient. He clicked with my son immediately, and I'm impressed by how much he has taught my son in only a few lessons.
Sam W. Fairfield, CT

About Sam

Hey all,

My name is Sam W. I've been teaching private music lessons for nearly 10 years, and have enjoyed meeting new students and helping them discover their love of music.
I've recently received my Masters of Music in Scoring for Film and Multimedia at NYU Steinhardt. Outside of giving lessons, I also compose music professionally for use in film, TV and the web.

I specialize in teaching guitar, piano and drumkit, as well as music theory/composition and audio recording techniques and software.

I look forward to helping you along on your musical journey!

Peter G.

Centereach, NY
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Eugene P.

Purchase, NY
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Alexei T.

New Haven, CT
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Peter G. Centereach, NY

About Peter

Hi! My name is Peter and I love to play, compose and teach music. I have over 7 years of experience teaching students of all ages, and over 10 years of experience playing in symphonic orchestras, wind ensembles, chamber orchestras, big bands, and jazz combos. I'm currently living in South Setauket where I'm pursuing a D.M.A. in Trombone and Jazz at Stony Brook University, and actively participating in the local music scene. I'm also available for high school level subject tutoring, Regents/SAT/ACT test preparation, writing/editing services, and college admissions counseling.

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Jacqueline A. October 11, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Kamary enjoys lessons with peter and never wants to go home. Peter is patient and makes learning fun for Kamary. Anyone who takes lessons with Peter will learn well while totally enjoying the process.
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Jacqueline A. August 21, 2014
Piano · In studio
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Peter is very patient, understanding and pleasant.
Eugene P. Purchase, NY

Each lesson starts with technical warm-ups. Once the student is fully warmed-up, we then move on to repertoire. Within the repertoire, technique is added with my guidance. Certain repertoire may require certain technical attention which will always be addressed. I give demonstrations whenever needed. It is my job to make sure the student can view a live demonstration and receive guidance to apply the same aspects to their music making. Students shall learn through experiential, feeling and muscle memory.

About Eugene

I am currently enrolled as a student of the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College working toward a Bachelor of Opera Performance and Vocal Studies. I am also enrolled as a Spanish and Italian Language and Culture minor. I have finished three semesters (including 89 credits) and have a GPA of 4.11.

I have a few years of experience interpreting and translating for Spanish speaking families in public schools. Additionally, I have tutored middle school, high school, and college students in Spanish. I also teach online Spanish courses. I have helped college students with grammar and have proofread their compositions for College Writing courses. I have held study sessions with college students to prepare for ear training, music theory, and sight singing midterms and finals. I have also ...

Alexei T. New Haven, CT

I have been teaching students of all ages and skill levels since 2005. My students have ranged from beginners looking to play the piano for fun to professional conservatory students.

My students make quick progress. I make a strong emphasis on proper technique and sound production right from the beginning, while tailoring the choice of music we work on to the student's skill level and personal tastes.

About Alexei

Called “a thoughtful and serious musician” by the New York Concert Review, Alexei Tartakovsky is one of the foremost pianists of his generation.

Alexei has performed at Weill Recital hall at Carnegie Hall. Since then he has given numerous solo, concerto, and chamber music recitals in the United States, Russia, Canada, Holland, China, Japan, and England.

After studies with Matti Raekallio at the Juilliard School, Alexei completed his Bachelor of Music degree at CUNY Queens College and his Master of Music degree at the Peabody Conservatory (Johns Hopkins).

Alexei is currently pursuing his Artist Diploma at the Yale School of Music.

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