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Peter B. Stratford, CT

Instructions are based on custom curriculum for every student. The curriculum is based on student's desires and abilities and compiled from multiple sources.

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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Brian S. January 5, 2015
Bass Guitar · Online
Verified Student
Peter is a really knowledgeable and a good instructor.
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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.
Hopengrace C. Westbury, NY

About Hopengrace

Born in Cebu City, Philippines in 1990, raised primarily in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and other Southeast Asian countries, and pursuing further education in the United States of America, Hopengrace ("Penny") is a Global Nomad currently situated in the Greater New York City Area. She started taking music lessons from her mother at the age of four and learned to read music at the same time she started to read storybooks. ​From the age of ten, Hopengrace took violin lessons, during her parents' rare furloughs, from Mr. Frederico Regner, a World War II veteran returned from the United States. While in the Philippines for a combined year of junior and senior level high school, she took violin lessons from Mr. Marc Hamlet Mercado and Mr. Rodelio Flores. Hopengrace has also taken coaching from ...

Mehmet A. Brooklyn, NY

About Mehmet

*** Studio Equipment *** Separate music room: violin, viola, keybaord *** Specialties *** I teach based on the Ivan Galamian method as well as Suziki styles and methods based on my teachers which I studied with at the conservatories I have attended over the many years I have studied music.

Emily V. Hicksville, NY

Whether young or old, raw beginner or experienced player, I am happy to teach you! I adjust my teaching to accommodate each individual student while using methods such as Suzuki or Tune a Day, particularly for grade-school aged students.

About Emily

American violinist Emily V. is an active and versatile performer of chamber and orchestral music. As a chamber musician, Emily has appeared with the Mannes American Composers Ensemble in the ensemble's Alice Tully Hall debut. Additionally, she has collaborated with the Newman and Oltman Guitar Duo in a concert that has been broadcast on WWFM, and is a member of Trio des Waldes, a horn trio that has performed throughout NYC and on the Bucks County (PA) Performing Arts concert series. As an orchestral violinist, she regularly performs with the Symphony of Westchester and the Chappaqua Orchestra; previously, she served as concertmaster of the Mannes Orchestra, Columbus State University Philharmonic, and the pit orchestra for LoftOpera, and as section violinist in the Columbus and ...

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Katrina M. April 18, 2015
Violin · In home
Verified Student
Emily was so patient and encouraging. Great first lesson!
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Min H. February 10, 2015
Violin · In home
Verified Student
I am excited to write a review for our awesome violin instructor~! Our little pre-teen 10 year old daughter took lessons prior Miss Emily for about 6 months but had no motivation to practice and so there was no progress. However, since we met Miss Emily, our daughter has been so motivated! Only after her first lesson, she understood how to read notes, she was engaged, and must've picked up her violin to practice at least 3 times a day for a good 20-30 minutes on her own (under no request by Miss Emily)! I believe it is because Miss Emily is very passionate about her teaching and is very encouraging towards her students. She doesn't make violin lessons a chore, rather an amazing experience!

Miss Emily is very knowledgeable and an amazing and very professional instructor! She patiently goes step by step to make sure all the basis for a firm foundation in music is there and then thoroughly goes to all the steps to keep it simple in learning! She builds great rapport and brings her personal experience to make her more relatable! I would highly recommend Miss. Emily as an instructor!
Isabel E. East Northport, NY

I am a classically trained violinist who has taught for 8 years. I love working with students of ALL ages and ability levels--I'm especially good with kids!

Students of mine achieve outstanding NYSSMA scores, placement in elite music festivals, and first-chair positions in their respective orchestras.

My students learn instrument technique through fun, engaging, music-theory-based lessons. This theory emphasis enables my clients to excel more quickly as violinists by becoming well-rounded musicians.

About Isabel

Hello! I am a music teacher, academic tutor, composer, and music producer with over 8 years of teaching experience, and I am so excited to help you reach your goals. Students learn fastest in positive, rewarding, memorable situations; my lessons epitomize those characteristics. Beyond my knowledge and professionalism, you'll also find a comfort level in my instruction that cannot be found elsewhere. My students appreciate my warmth, compassion, and sincerity. Teaching is such a joy to me, and that enthusiasm only further inspires my clients to achieve. I welcome the opportunity to discuss with you how I can help you grow musically, academically, and personally.

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Bella R. February 11, 2015
Guitar · In studio
I have been taking guitar lessons with Isabel for about 7 months now and she is an amazing teacher. She is very energetic, funny and is easy to get along with. Within my first 2 months of playing guitar I was able to play Led Zeppelin's Stairway To Heaven and now I can play more music like AC/DC's Back In Black and Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit. I like taking lessons from Isabel because she teaches me the music that I am interested in (rock) and makes it fun. I would recommend her to anyone looking to take lessons.
Nichole P. Port Chester, NY

Been teaching Violin since 2006. Students have gone on to win all-state and NYSSMA.

About Nichole

Nichole began music lessons at the age of 6 on Viola, Violin & Piano. She competed professionally and was the winner of Regionals & All-State throughout her four years in High School as a violist. When she was 16, she began studying Classical Voice under the instruction of Joan Caplan at The Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division. She studied at "The Bel Canto Institute" in Florence Italy and attended "The Institute for Young Dramatic Voices" in Orem, Utah with world-renowned dramatic mezzo-soprano, Dolora Zajick. In July 2012, she made her operatic debut as Dame Quickly in Martina Arroyo's Production of "Falstaff" at the Kaye Playhouse in New York City and was pictured and mentioned in The New York Times as "a drolly, comical, Dame Quickly." She was most recently heard last May ...

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