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Popular Music Theory Teachers Near Lexington

Bulent G.

Somerville, MA
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Katie O.

Somerville, MA
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Anastasia S.

Medford, MA
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Bulent G. Somerville, MA

Music theory is already part of the voice/singing and piano classes I offer, and it can also be taught independently.

About Bulent

Described by The Times Herald-Record, New York, as a "firm bass- baritone", and by The Boston Musical Intelligencer as "outstanding dramatically and musically", I am a classical singer with international credits, at home in diverse genres from opera to art song, Broadway to The American Songbook, spirituals to jazz and pop. I am also a professional drummer, pianist and instructor. I enjoy teaching, and view it as making music together in a class setting. Lessons are both disciplined and fun.

Recent highlights include the roles of The Master and Yefim in the U.S.-premiere of the opera "Desire to Sleep" by Moshe Shulman; the narrator in the world-premiere of "Experience" in English by Phivos-Angelos Kollias; world-premieres of "Missa Patri ...

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Alexander C. November 18, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
“I studied with Bulent for 3 months this past summer. Bulent is a fantastic teacher and every single lesson I noticed a prominent increase in my vocal talents, including my range and my breathing. He helped me do exactly what I wanted with my voice and was able to emphasize how I should be practicing to work on certain parts of my voice. He was always very effective and excited about teaching and I had a lot of fun learning from him. I was really grateful to have Bulent as a teacher and if I had the chance I would learn from him again!”
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Marie P. October 14, 2014
Piano · In studio
"For the past three years my high school aged son has taken piano lessons from Bulent. In all that time he has been consistently patient, kind, enthusiastic and inspiring. Bulent used every minute to provide the best instruction, correction and encouragement. His love of music is evident as he often shared suggestions and links for video and live performances. I recommend him unreservedly! I have read some of the other positive reviews of Bulent and I can attest to the truthfulness of all of them - there is no exaggeration. Bulent is a remarkable human being and a wonderful teacher."
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Jessica P. September 18, 2014
Drum · In studio
Verified Student
Bulent a very knowledgeable and talented instructor.
Katie O. Somerville, MA

I can couple basic music theory with piano or voice lessons.

About Katie

Hi! I am a conservatory graduate with degrees in Vocal Performance (BM, Oberlin Conservatory, MM, Boston Conservatory.) I have studied vocal pedagogy at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and have experience teaching and coaching students of all ages. As a pianist, I work in the Boston area as an accompanist, keyboardist, and music director, mainly in musical theater, so I am familiar with coaching singers in that style as well.

I believe that any singing style (classical, musical theater, jazz, pop, etc.) can benefit from a solid technical foundation based in breath, flexibility, and speech-to-singing connection. Although my singing background is in opera, my goal is to teach students to use good technique to free themselves to be comfortable and expressive in any style ...

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Robin H. December 6, 2014
Singing · In studio
Verified Student
Katie is a fantastic voice teacher. She is very knowledgeable about how singing works and has taught my daughter not just how to sing, but how to sing in a holistic, healthy way. After just a few lessons I could notice the improvement in my daughter's voice quality and projection. My daughter enjoys the lessons very much. We're very happy to have found Katie.
Anastasia S. Medford, MA

Notation, theory for all levels and curious, music harmony, counterpoint, form and analysis

About Anastasia

After Anastasia’s Carnegie Hall Debut in 2006, the New York Concert Review wrote: "For a critic, hearing a new pianist with a truly warm, luscious tone is like breathing in the scent of jasmine blooming - a pleasure to be recalled again and again - and so I'm happy to report that from the first note she touched at her Weill Hall recital, Anastasia S. was a genuine pleasure to listen to. Every piece, every measure, every note - no matter how complex the texture, no matter how many strands of melody and accompaniment - was wrapped in a halo of golden tone..."

Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Anastasia S. gave her first solo recital at the age of eleven. Ms. S. is a graduate of the Hochschule für Musik Würzburg, Germany, and holds a Master’s degree from The ...

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Maria P. March 9, 2014
Piano
Verified Student
funny and great teacher

My daughter 8 years old loves Anastasia, she can be very serious and also funny a good balance. Great personality!

Jay M.

Somerville, MA
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Aleksandra P.

Watertown, MA
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Ryan G.

Allston, MA
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Jay M. Somerville, MA

I offer music theory lessons both on a private-study basis and as a tutor for music school students.

For private study: We will focus on building your ear training skills and understanding how music works! For beginners, we will work on playing (or singing) what you hear, and also learn how to read music notation. With intermediate and advanced students, I start with the music that the student wants to understand — i.e. learning how to play the songs that you like to listen to (if you play an instrument), learning how the music "works" (if you don't) — and then move on to suggesting repertoire for further study.

For music school students: I will tutor you in your music theory studies, working with you to understand the *reasons* why certain "rules" work and others do not, so that you learn the connection between the ear and the page.

I look forward to learning together!

About Jay

Jay is a guitarist, composer, theater artist, and music director. He is originally from the Capital District of New York, but has lived in the Boston area since 2012. He started playing guitar at the age of five, and has a broad range of experience in many styles, including folk, rock, classical, jazz, blues, experimental, and several other genres. Jay teaches guitar students at all levels of experience in diverse styles. His creative work has lead him many places, including directing an arts program at a summer camp in the Adirondacks, and fixing pipe organs in Maine.

He received his training at New England Conservatory, Bard College Conservatory, and Fredonia State University of New York, where he studied classical guitar performance, music education, voice performance, and ...

Aleksandra P. Watertown, MA

Music theory, simply put, is how music works. No matter what instrument you play, all musicians must understand basic theory. It starts by learning how to read music.

About Aleksandra

I am a Berklee graduate with over a decade of experience performing, composing, and teaching. Music has shaped my life, and I would love to see how it can shape yours. There is no limit to the profound joy of learning an instrument and expressing ones self through it, and you are never to young or to old to start! Everyone has different musical tastes, and strengths and weaknesses. My goal is to bring out your inner excellence by teaching to your learning style, and showing you how to play the music that YOU are passionate about. I am not interested in force feeding you songs or styles of music that you are not interested in. I strive to keep my students constantly motivated and enthused each lesson.

Ryan G. Allston, MA

Do you want to become a star? Then take lessons with me!

Analyzing chordal structures and scales allows us to revisit sounds that we like. "Damn man, that chord was so hip and scary sounding." "Thanks, that was a Maj7(#11) Chord and I used the Lydian scale for the melody."

I've taken the core 4 music theory courses for jazz harmony at Berklee and some classes in high school.

About Ryan

Currently, Ryan is a Senior studying at Berklee College of Music on a full scholarship. He plays most woodwind instruments & keyboard, but primarily saxophone/flute.

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Jon F. November 17, 2014
Saxophone · In home
Ryan is an amazing musician and really helped me step up my game.
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Kelly B. November 16, 2014
Piano · In studio
So many teachers make you take lessons from scratch to see how much you have learned and go over the material again with you to fix errors. It is so boring for me!!! I hate that. I'm sure it works for some people. I like to play my hardest song and then go from there instead! He did no for met. He caught on right away, exactly where I needed help. I didn't waste hours and hours of tedious lessons that I would quit rather than have to do that same material again! Also, he breaks things down that are very complicated, to easy to understand chunks and bits to make it easy.
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Ryan G. November 12, 2014
Saxophone · In studio
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