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Popular Music Teachers Near Needham

Kathryn T.

Brighton, MA
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Amir M.

Newton Center, MA
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Derrick C.

Dedham, MA
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Kathryn T. Brighton, MA

About Kathryn

Kat is an enthusiastic and patient contemporary string player specializing in teaching violin and viola. Growing up she played violin and viola in school and community orchestras, as well as bass in jazz bands and small ensembles. She is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, where she studied violin and viola. At Berklee, Kat majored in Film Scoring (writing music for film and TV), so she is accomplished in composition as well as performance. She has performed onstage with musicians from all over the world including: Brazilian singer Rosa Passos, Cuban bassist Cachao, alternative rock singer Paul Cole, and Christopher Guest from "This is Spinal Tap." As a teacher, Kat utilizes her training in and experience playing a diverse range of styles in her lessons. She has been teaching ...

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Deborah S. August 16, 2014
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Patient and encouraging
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AlisonZ June 17, 2011
Thanks so much, Kat! Cole responds so well to your gentle guidance, and he's motivated via your choice of slowly more challenging pieces. No complaints at all!
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JesseH January 30, 2011
Helpful, Patient

Kathryn is extremely helpful with beginners. She is patient, which is very important. She also gives very appropriate, easy to understand lessons which makes practicing on your own easy. Taking lessons with Kathryn is a great experience!
Amir M. Newton Center, MA

About Amir

*** Specialties *** Flute & Saxophone- Classical, Jazz and world music. Ear training, music theory and improvisation in several genres.

Derrick C. Dedham, MA

About Derrick

I've been playing the guitar for twenty-six years now, and I've been working as a guitar teacher for the last twenty years. I've been making a living as a guitar teacher in the Boston area for fourteen years now, and I teach in two locations - Brighton and Dedham. Prior to that I also taught at Guitar Attention Center in Springfield, Ohio while I was in college, where I graduated with honors at Wright State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications. I've also played in a variety of original and cover bands, and have written a number of songs of my own. I'm working on recording these as instrumentals in my home studio. I also play in a rock cover band called Element 78. We play out every weekend, and even on some Sundays. The singer and I have also started doing some

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Bill V. May 19, 2014
Bass Guitar · In studio
Verified Student
Terrific teacher!
Derrick does a great job of mixing fun and fundamentals. I'm a beginner, and I'm stoked to keep playing after my lessons.
I highly recommend Derrick!
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santoshn July 26, 2012
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He is so good at Guitar... nice to learn and much to learn from him.
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DannyL December 28, 2011
Great

Great instructor answer question in a very simple manner so you can understand it.

Bil M.

Dorchester Center, MA
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Anna S.

Jamaica Plain, MA
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Aleksandra P.

Watertown, MA
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Bil M. Dorchester Center, MA

About Bil

I am one of those individuals for whom teaching is just something that I have to do. I started giving music lessons sometime in the 80’s and have loved working with all levels of skill and experience. My students say that I am patient, adaptive and encouraging, committed to making music fun. I have a Masters of Music from New England Conservatory in Jazz Piano and am comfortable and fluent in a number of musical styles, including pop, rock, gospel, traditional hymnody, jazz, and R&B. Although I love and study classical music, it is not something I teach at this point. In addition to private lessons and performing, I do music transcription, workshops, and all forms of vocal and instrumental arranging. Having served as a church musician for more than 30 years, I currently co-lead ...

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Genevieve N. December 7, 2012
Piano
Verified Student
Gifted teacher and musician

His method of teaching is amazing. He makes music accessible and joyful. I feel challenged without being intimidated. This experience is so valuable because of his ability to bring out the musician inside of me and to help me understand why and how to make beautiful sounds.
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India E. September 6, 2012
Piano
Verified Student
A born teacher

Bill is a remarkable teacher. After 22 years of not playing I am truly grasping music theory which is opening my ears and hands up to music in a way that I have never experienced. Bill's teaching style is mellow and exciting at the same time, he is clear with the information and can sense when I get it and when I don't. His communication relates so well to tangible examples that I am able to grasp that it is making the learning easy and fun. Bill is quick with praise and kind with corrections.I look forward to seeing him every week.
Anna S. Jamaica Plain, MA

About Anna

I have a passion for training cellists to a high level of musicianship. I have mentored cellists from the first lesson through professional symphony auditions. I generally start beginners and children with the Suzuki Method. While there are many wonderful facets to the method, a main principal is simple: to nurture. We nurture infants to learn how to speak, walk, love- so then why not apply the same with learning music? More information can be found on the Suzuki Association of the Americas website. Background on my cello career: My formation as a cellist started early; from age four on the Suzuki Method. As a Colorado adolescent, I was a finalist for the Young Musician's Foundation and recorded several Colorado Public Radio broadcasts with the Colorado Young Chamber Players. As I ...

Aleksandra P. Watertown, MA

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.

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