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Alex L.

22 Reviews
Fontana, CA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Master of Music Conducting from California Baptist University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex L.

22 Reviews
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Private Accordion Teacher

All levels and styles from classical to contemporary music.

About Alex

Trained and educated (MM) in Russia and USA, over 20 years experience in teaching. Individual approach to the course development based on student personality, goals, skills. Major instruments are piano, classical guitar, accordion. Student must have own instrument and desire to learn! *** Le

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Nikki P.
Alex was very kind and enthusiastic. Unfortunately we do not have the same kind of accordion so I did not end up continuing lessons with him. The introductory lesson we did have was a lot of fun and I can tell he is very passionate and knowledgeable about technique and music theory.
Ilona
Soooo Smart! So much fun! Really, I couldn’t have felt more at ease and excited for the next one!
Ken K.
please cancel and refund my remaning lessons
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Karen D.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

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I make accordion easy by first teaching one hand at a time . Once the student feels proficient we will begin to incorporate coordination between the right hand, which plays the piano notes and left hand which pulls the bellow and plays the chords. In no time at all the student will be playing accordion songs. I encourage the student to bring in songs they like want to learn.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
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Kenneth T.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 1965
  • Awarded Entertainer of the Year from Echo Magazine, Phoenix
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Kenneth T.

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The basics of standard accordion taught. Reading music, music theory, coordinating the keyboard and button section of the accordion. I also concentrate on co-ordination of the right and left hand while playing.

About Kenneth

I have been teaching professionally since 1965 I am also a professional) jazz and gospel pianist. I perform primarily in the Phoenix area but have performances throughout the year throughout the United States. I have written and produced a musical, "Kleo the Kat", which includes 10 original songs.

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Steve
Kenny helped me make real progress on the Hammond organ, I would not be playing at my church without his knowledge and guidance. Take a Lesson was a great find I would recommend It to anyone wanting to learn or improve their skills.
Tyler B.
Love Kenny, he is excellent with children.
Erin Corridon
He is perfect and already has me enthusiastic and playing...i couldn't be happier.
Erin
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Andrew M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Andrew M.

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Music college graduate, with plenty of experience in real-world musical settings and five years of teaching experience. When it comes to teaching I have plenty of patience and no judgment!
My goal is to help you define realistic goals and then, how to obtain them. If you are unsure of what your goals are, that's okay too. We can cover the basics and in time, find out what your musical interests are. However, I expect my students to work towards improving their skills by practicing a little each day, or as I like to say students need to be hitting the woodshed.
My lessons are tailored toward each student's goals but I always include certain topics. The core of my teaching involves a clear understanding of rhythm, scales, chords, and music notation. In addition, I enjoy music theory and always work it into my lesson. Personally, knowing the form and function, or the why of song structure is important for musicians to understand.
In addition to theory, we will work on ...

About Andrew

Hello! My name is Andrew M., and I obtained my Bachelor of Arts in Music at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. During my undergraduate, I became a proficient composer, arranger, and performer. I perform solo piano at wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, and private events. I also per

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Katie
Just judging off our first lesson, it was great! I was really nervous because I haven’t tried to learn to play an instrument in over a decade, but I really enjoyed the lesson with Andrew and I’m looking forward to continuing.
Zach
I've been taking lessons from Andrew for almost 2 years now. He's a great teacher; he's patient, encouraging and accommodating. He builds a strong foundation for playing and understanding music by focusing on the fundamentals first and foremost. I highly recommend him as a teacher!
Gare
I came to Andrew as an intermediate-to-advanced level pianist looking to learn jazz piano. Andrew does a great job pacing his lessons to push new ideas and techniques without being overwhelming. He will also relate the techniques he teaches to how he plays in real life, which is extremely helpful. Andrew is very easy to get along with and is also very responsive between lessons. I'd recommend him for any skill level
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Alex M.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $54
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alex M.

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I am a Grammy nominated recording and touring artist who has been teaching beginning- advanced piano accordion and diatonic button accordion lessons for over 20 years. I combine my formal music education and real world performing experiences cross numerous genres with compassion and drive to help you achieve your musical goals. Whether your aim is to enter the professional gigging world, restart after a hiatus for other life goals/ responsibilities or completely start from scratch- I work with my students to provide the right balance of work push, relating to your life and having fun in the process.

I have extensive experience in a myriad of ethnic folk styles and polkas, in addition to pop, rock, country, jazz and classical genres with artists as diverse as Jack Black, Guy Klucevsek, Post Modern Jukebox, Dany Brillant, Brave Combo and Canada's Polka King- Walter Ostanek.

About Alex

I started playing piano accordion at age 4- growing up as a 4th generation musician in my family. Although my college degrees are in trumpet, playing accordion (both Piano Accordion and Diatonic Button Accordions) is how I've made my living for my whole life. I've toured the world as a soloist and w

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Amy B.
Great first lesson! Alex seems to have a bunch of experience teaching all kinds of levels and brains!
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Mary R.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music from UW-Milwaukee
  • Teaching since 2006
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Mary R.

10 Reviews
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I play the piano accordion. I can not teach the various other types of accordion. We can learn anything from Classical to Honky Tonk! I mix sight-reading with theory to teach a variety of styles. I use a metronome and fun recordings to play along with!

About Mary

I started playing saxophone in 1994. It was an immediate passion! As the years went on my thirst for music grew and I picked up more instruments. I earned my Bachelor’s of Arts in Music from UW-Milwaukee in 2006. I continued to study privately on Saxophone with Curt Hanrahan and on Accordion with

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John J Conlon
Knowledgeable and good teacher of subject matter.
Chris P.
Excellent start, very patient.
Heather L.
Fun and informative

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The average cost of 60-minute accordion lessons in Montclair is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $122 per hour.
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"Alex is an excellent teacher. While he is a very accomplished musician he communicates in ways I can understand as a beginner. He quickly identifies areas I need to work on and both shows and tells me how to do that. He encourages questions as well as creativity that builds on the basics. He makes good use of the lesson time and is very encouraging. I can easily take what I learn in the lesson and practice it on my own. I look forward to my next lesson!"
Ellen
Took Accordion lessons from Alex L.
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"My lessons with Rodrigo were great! He certainly has a solid knowledge about music and how to play it. He’s a nice guy. Very friendly."
Scott
Took Accordion lessons from Rodrigo R.
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"I really appreciate Mark's teaching ability. He breathes music and make it easy to understand. I wasn't expecting to make that much progress or to have that depth of knowledge of music or my instrument in only 5 lessons. He gives a lot and he is eager to respond to my questions. I recommend Mark as a accordion teacher."
Marie
Took Accordion lessons from Mark V S.
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"Mark is very knowledgeable regarding the Accordion-----knows it like the back of his hand. He helped me identify a problem with the accordion that I purchased, as used musical instrument, giving me ideas on how to address the problem with the seller. I personally like the man and expect him to be a very good teacher."
John J Conlon
Took Accordion lessons from Mark V S.
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"Knowledgeable and very helpful."
Teresa
Took Accordion lessons from Grey W.
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"Alex was wonderful! He was very friendly and personable, knowledgeable about the accordion, and was very supportive and encouraging for my son. Alex was also very patient, for this was my son's first accordion lesson. He welcomed any questions and took the time to explain things. My son is excited to go home and practice and can't wait for the next lesson. Would highly recommend Alex for accordion lessons!!!"
Dean
Took Accordion lessons from Alex L.
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"Mark has a set system for imparting musical knowledge regarding the accordion, but he allowed me to interrupt his lesson so that I could make sure that I was getting what he was attempting to impart to the unskilled listener.

I have been provided with a few concepts to practice, in anticipation of our next session. He has a great deal of confidence that I will get it-------hopefully he is more right about this than I am. Yet, this is only lesson two and I have set up this new learning experience so that I am only chewing on small bits of the new learning materials a time. John Conlon"
John J Conlon
Took Accordion lessons from Mark V S.
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"Fantastic teacher! Very knowledgeable very helpful encouraging and kind. Great musicians! Wonderful person! Hardly to find anyone better."
Gergana Mellin
Took Accordion lessons from Ivan F.
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"Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC"
John J Conlon
Took Accordion lessons from Karen D.
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"It can’t be easy teaching accordion to a stubborn old lady with no musical background. Despite this, Ivan is exceedingly patient and at the same time manages to be very productive with each lesson. He is kind and generous with his time. I would recommend him without hesitation."
Marta
Took Accordion lessons from Ivan F.
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