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Ryan T.

3 Reviews
Denver, CO
Starting at $67
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ryan T.

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I am a fun teacher who loves to teach. I have extensive training and playing experience in both classical, jazz, improvisation, and composition.

I really strive to inspire my students and spend a lot of extra time developing a personalized lesson and experience with me.

About Ryan

My most important characteristic is how well prepared I am for each student's lesson. You will get personalized instruction that is designed to inspire you each and every lesson. This is so important in order for you to develop to your fullest potential potential. I have over 15 years of teach

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Jonas
Ryan Is a great piano teacher who caters his teaching style to his students preferences and strengths. I have been taking piano lessons with him for about 7 years and he keeps me very engaged and motivated. I would highly recommend him for all levels of students.
Erik Flatland
Ryan is a wonderful piano and music teacher. He is enthusiastic, talented and organized. I continue to learn from him and apply his wealth of knowledge.
Carmen
Ryan has been my children's piano teacher for more than 6 years. He is enthusiastic, talented, and loves teaching. My older son started playing piano because his Grandma was a very good concert pianist in Germany, and my husband wanted him to learn how to play. According to my son, the only reason he kept learning was Ryan: his way of teaching, his talent and his inspiration.

Julie G.

4 Reviews
Denver, CO
Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Julie G.

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Are you looking to start piano, brush up on previously learned skills, or desire to learn piano for fun? I specialize in beginner to intermediate levels and all ages are welcome! I have taught for over 10 years and adapt each lesson to fit the individual need and style. I am great with young children-gentle and kind with a passion to be creative in teaching. My goal is to help each student understand music concepts, grow in confidence and celebrate achievements!

About Julie

I was introduced to piano lessons when I was 5 and fell in love with music. Lessons were a part of my life for over 20 years and being comfortable playing in a public setting was a goal I achieved at an early age. For over 10 years I have had the delight of teaching children, teenagers, and some ad

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Valerie B.
Hi Julie, thanks for your great comments. I will continue to work hard and I appreciate all your help in my piano lessons, because I continue to learn and advance. Thank you again and have a great week.

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Janelle
She taught by me piano from 5 years old through my teen years and worked well with me through each learning stage. Her skill and passion for music continue to be an inspiration and I have been able to use what I have learned for both personal pleasure and accompaniment purposes in various settings. Thanks Julie for shaping my life in this way!
Pam
As a home schooling mother, I desired that our children had an opportunity to include musical training in their daily curriculum. When I asked Julie about lessons she readily accepted the challenge to teach in our home. She adapted each lesson to the specific needs of our children & sought to make learning enjoyable. All of them have a very good foundation & love for music & several have & still do play publically.
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Kristen J.

6 Reviews
Denver, CO
Starting at $50
  • Tap Dance from Cherry Creek Dance
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Kristen J.

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I’m available to teach private lessons for teens and adults interested in learning piano for the first time, or who want to improve their skills. My strengths are patience, enthusiasm, and an unusual way of approaching piano. I’m not famous or particularly interested in becoming famous, so if that’s your goal, I’m not the right teacher for you. I strongly believe everyone can play piano, and should. There are so many ways to access the piano -- sight reading music, improv, composition, accompaniment, playing by ear -- and whatever way works for you is the right way. Finally, I believe it’s never too late to start learning something new, and your bucket list should not wait until you retire.

About Kristen

I started dance later in life -- tap at 19 and ballet at 31 -- because I was so tall and awkward as a child. It never occurred to me that people my size could be dancers. I fell in love with dance as an escape from a stressful job teaching high school history. I saw such changes in myself the more

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Miranda
Kristen is a human that makes her students feel immediately at ease. She is kind, quirky, and hilarious, but more importantly, she is patient and meets students where they are to ultimately fulfill their potential and their goals. I first started taking tap classes from Kristen a few years ago as a nervous adult (25 yo) seeking a bare bones beginner tap class. Since then, having incorporated exercises, games, and routines to awesome music, I have come leaps and bounds, built up my courage and confidence, and am proud to officially feel part of the tap community. If you’re looking for an excellent teacher, regardless of experience level, look no further!
Katie O
I can not say enough positive things about Kristen and her teaching! She is one of the best teachers I have had. She understands that adults learn differently than kids. Kristen has a great way of giving feedback that inspires you to grow and learn. I especially enjoy the flexibility she demonstrates in her teaching style. If I am not getting something, the next week she has a different method to teach it and bingo, it has clicked.
Mona Jacobson
Kristen is an amazing teacher; she exudes a love for dance. Her teaching style is supportive and encouraging. Her feedback is provided in a gentle way. She is excellent at explaining all the steps in ballet and tap. I look forward to my lessons with her and have loved her teaching style so much during ballet that I am now taking tap lessons with her. I think Kristen is the perfect teacher for adults wanting to learn ballet and tap and I highly recommend taking lessons with her.

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John B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Italian, German, French
  • Teaching since 1985
  • Awarded Koldofsky Graduate Scholarship in Accompanying from University of Sourpthern California
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John B.

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30 years experience teaching at all levels
Classical Training with a BM, MM and DMA degree
Continuing Lecturer in Collaborative Arts
University of California Santa Barabara since 2005

About John

I have been a piano teacher and vocal coach since 1985. I have a Doctorate in Collaborative Arts from the University of Southern California (1992) I teach Collaborative Arts at the University of California Santa Barbara (since 2005) I have been on the musical staffs of Opera Santa Barbara,

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Jose G.
Meeting John was great, very friendly and professional and to the point, which is my cap of tea and he suggested to get a weighted keys piano to strengthen my fingers, I’m looking into one
Thanks John I will recommend you as a teacher
Jose G Garcia
Lawrence
John is a fantastic instructor. He has a love for educating others on musical expression and he is a wellspring of musical knowledge. He provides a depth to the piano that I wouldn't have noticed if I taught myself how to play.

John emphasized how to shape musical phrases to make music as opposed to a collection of notes. He had a good ear for honing in on my weaknesses such as how some notes that I played stuck out or the movement of my arms. Most importantly, he taught me how to approach practicing the piano in an effective way. I learned how to listen to myself and how give each note, phrase, and piece the attention and musicality it needed to sound beautifully.

For an adult learner as myself, he was accommodating with how busy I was. He adjusted to my needs and work schedule and taught at a reasonable pace. However, he also never veered from his expectations and praised what I was doing right and provided methods to fix what I was doing wrong.

Although there were times when John expressed his passion for music by delving into tangents on the broader historical significance of pieces, his mini-lectures were never irrelevant nor inappropriate. For example, he commented on how in waltzes, the rhythm on the left hand would need to emulate how a Romantic era string section would play it. For anyone who is serious about how or why pieces of music are meant to be played in a certain way, John is great about contextualizing pieces to make them sound great.

Most importantly, he made practicing piano something that was both enjoyable and challenging, which is difficult to find in a teacher. I owe a great deal of my musicianship to John and he met my expectations of learning the piano. Thank you!
Kenny
John is really great. He takes the time to understand what your goals are and teaches according to your needs. He is patient and provides constructive comments.
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Alty N.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $39
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students Male: 7 and up; Female: 6 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alty N.

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I very much like but not take it seriously with an American way of learning skills by just having fun lessons without committed practice. I trust in every child’s sense of understanding and smart motivation.
Russian school of teaching piano is traditionally the best due to centuries of polishing teaching skills by greatest musicians and teachers. We strive to master both technique and artistry. However, in reality, to achieve this might be a challenge. A fun makes it better. I use a combined American and Russian approach. To help students keep progressing, balancing between hard work and fun attitude, between technical skills and artistically emotional performance is my philosophy and passion.

About Alty

My name is Ms. Alty, I am a professional pianist, Piano teacher, and educator in a great state of Texas, have been a teacher for 15 years. I teach all of the levels of Piano, from early beginners to advanced. My educational background is Russian Classical School of Piano, which is recognized as on

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Camia
She’s an awesome piano teacher and my daughter felt comfortable with her . Approachable and nice. Looking forward to next meet.
Valencia Z.
Professional and great with my daughter. Kept my high energy 7 year old on task and gave plenty of encouragement and praise!
Comfort
Ms. Alty is a very patient yet thorough piano teacher. Since we left our hometown for Houston, it's been really difficult getting a piano teacher that matches the same talent as our previous teacher. We had gone through 4 teachers in Houston. However finding Ms. Alty was like finding a rare gem at the top of the mountain.
She is very knowledgeable and has the skills to get a child to listen and actually want to practice. My children have improved tremendously and actually started playing more complicated musical piece.
My children love Ms. Alty and always look forward to having their piano class. I would recommend Ms. Alty if you're looking for a very musically knowledgeable and talented piano teacher who is both firm and gentle when teaching,
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Martyna K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Lithuanian, English
  • Teaches students 5 to 80
  • Teaching since 2016
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Martyna K.

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I am a graduate piano performance student and love teaching everyone, who wants to learn play piano! At the same lesson's time I can also teach music theory. I have a lot of teaching experience and can explain the lesson both to beginners and already advanced students. Currently teaching over Zoom!

About Martyna

I started playing piano when I was 4 years old, did my Bachelor's degree in my home country Lithuania, Vytautas Magnus university, Music academy. Currently studying for my Master's degree in CUNY, Brooklyn college Music conservatory, NYC. Teaching experience always brings me joy, I like the challen

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Boulder, CO

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Boulder is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Michael was an amazing teacher. he worked very well with my 7 year old. He really knows how to connect with kids as well as adults and keeps them interested. He is very talented and knowledgeable about many instruments, always on time and super professional. I would definitely recommend taking lessons with Michael he is amazing!"
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Took Piano lessons from Michael C.
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"Mrs. Patti has been inspirational for both our children and we welcome her timely (she is always on time) arrival for piano every week. Great teacher with lots of patience and love for music. We were just very lucky to find her!"
Rick
Took Piano lessons from Patti C.
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""I like Jonathan as my piano teacher because he can identify the skills I need to practice in order to become more successful at playing the piano. He is patient yet pushes me to do better. I have also enjoyed learning more about jazz." Student, age 15"
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Took Piano lessons from Jonathan H.
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"Nicole is absolutely fantastic and we have enjoyed her lessons thoroughly."
Anouska
Took Piano lessons from Nicole O.
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"My 8 year old daughter started taking piano lessons from Nicole a few months ago. Nicole is such a caring and inspiring teacher. My daughter loves to go to piano lessons and adores Nicole. It's so great to see how much she loves taking piano lessons and how much she has learned in such a short time!"
Catherine
Took Piano lessons from Nicole O.
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"Rebecca was amazing!! Extremely knowledgeable and
Helpful I learned so much with only one hour session cannot wait to continue learning with her!!

Elsa"
Elsa
Took Piano lessons from Rebecca H.
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"Jon is a very good teacher. He showed patience and persistence with my son, who was not the most motivated student I'm sure. Jon taught chord structure and basic theory and was verify good at keeping my son focused. In the year he gave instruction, my son progressed consistently. He enjoyed Jon's teaching techniques. I would recommend Jon without hesitation based on our positive experience with him."
Mike
Took Piano lessons from Jonathan H.
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"MaryAnn did a great job keeping my five year old daughter entertained and enjoying her first lesson!"
James
Took Piano lessons from MaryAnn D.
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"Howard Richman is a Master. Not only of Piano, Music Theory, Composition, and performance. Howard is a Master of Human Emotion. Howard is extremely intuitive. You will find him to adapt your lessons to your particular needs and desires and if you are open to the idea - he may just give you the Cosmic Short cuts to unlock your true potential. Sound Hyperbolic? Howard is the Master who removes blocks. And that sometimes brings up emotions in we mere mortals! Within a year of studying with Howard... He built my Musical confidence to the level of having one of my songs licensed by ABC for the show Cougartown! I'm grateful to have Howard as a friend and Master!"
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Took Piano lessons from Howard R.
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"Aaron is amazing with our girls, even when they have trouble focusing-;)"
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