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Pecos S.

32 Reviews
Red Hook, NY
Starting at $62
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Baroque Concerto Competition Winner from San Francisco Conservatory Of Music
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Pecos S.

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I am a professional performing artist and educator who believes that everyone is inherently musical. I have extensive experience with students of all ages and abilities and enjoy cultivating the interests in those whom I teach.

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New York-based cellist Pecos was the winner of the 2016 Baroque Concerto Competition at the San Francisco Conservatory and has performed on baroque and modern instruments across the US, the Czech Republic, Italy and Austria. Pecos has recorded for the Naxos label as a Fellow at the National Orchestr

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Cheryle
Pecos is a wonderful teacher. Very patient. Has excellent tips to accelerate the learning process. Customizes the classes to achieve my personal goals. I previously took cello years ago and got frustrated. Now I am 67 years old and his teaching recommendations have enabled me to accel far beyond where I quit last time. I am encouraged now to continue on. C.Hart
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Robin O.

5 Reviews
Lee, MA
Starting at $35
  • Bachelors Degree: Integrated Arts In Education from UMass Amherst
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Robin O.

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Robin is a touring musician who was a 2013 Boston Blues Challenge Finalist. She has toured regionally in the US and in Europe, headlining Blues Festivals in Italy and the Czech Republic.

Learn alternate bass and melody lines, finger-picking techniques, slide basics, and repertoire of Delta and country blues. Learn how to build muscle-memory and integrate the music into your body, so you can play what you feel.

About Robin

*** Travel Equipment *** I tell students what they need to buy and they do, although I will pick up books that they then pay me for. *** Specialties *** Piedmont blues, delta bottleneck blues, folk, beginning guitar introduction to Adobe Suite, color correction in Photoshop, Photoshop for pr

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Tanya
As a beginner & my first lesson was today , Robin was very helpful and had so much to share. I feel confident in her ability & knowledge to help me in learning to play the guitar .
William
I loved my teacher. Very professional and fun! I will not be continuing my lessons due to time restraints.
Greg
Really worked to help me learn what I wanted to learn
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Aubrey H.

Red Hook, NY
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition (quarterfinalists) from Fischoff National Chamber Music Association
  • MM-Violin Performance from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2008
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Aubrey H.

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Hello! My name is Aubrey, and I have over 15 years of teaching experience teaching students of different ages and backgrounds, from early childhood up and through to the collegiate level where I was faculty at a Conservatory. I cater my lessons towards the needs and wants of each student. From career-track professional musicians to adult amateurs, lessons with me will center around the goals and interests of the individual.

About Aubrey

"...a warm sound, and much joy...vivacious" -The Strad Aubrey Holmes was a founding member of the Heimat Quartet (2014-2020), which gave their Carnegie Hall Debut in 2019. In the fall of the same year, they joined the faculty at Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA (2019-2020) giving their

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Judy I.

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Starting at $42
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1970
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Judy I.

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I can help you build a basic foundation and skill set that will propel you to the next level in your musical journey.

About Judy

In my early childhood, my parents owned a 77-acre riding stable. There was a radio in the barn that was always on “for the horses” and a jukebox (dating myself here) in the clubhouse. I loved hearing all those songs (of the ‘60’s) and singing along! One day, a man came to ride and also br

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Kendra
Just has taught two of my kids. Currently acoustic guitar and previously ukele with an exchange student. She was wonderful with my German daughter and teaching her to read music and use an instrument. Just keeps my ADHD son on task and challenges his fast moving brain using several techniques, practice methods, and pieces simultaneously. She's patient when he gets off task and quickly shifts gears when he needs a different explanation.
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David L.

41 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Studies from University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
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David L.

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One of the subdivisions of Music Theory, Composition is a closer look at musical form and style. Counterpoint, melody and harmony along with rhythm and meter are discussed in great depth. Broadening the student’s knowledge of composers and their output is a key component as well.
Listening to music, start to finish, often times with a score in hand, is essential to understanding how music is composed. This can include early music or popular music of today.

About David

My name is David and I'm a professional musician in the greater Cincinnati area. I attended the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. I teach guitar, piano, bass guitar and even upright bass. If it's a tutor you are looking for I can also teach music theory and appreciation. I

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Olga Alvarado
David is a wonderful instructor, fun and really enjoyable, and excellent professional. Thank you so much, David. Andre really enjoys the lesson.
Shaina M.
Piano lessons with David are really enjoyable. I chose him because of all the reviews that mentioned how patient and encouraging he is, and they were absolutely right. I'm an adult beginner and I was afraid to start lessons for a while because I can be an embarrassingly slow learner, but now I'm looking forward to them. Another thing that I think makes him a great teacher is how he provides specific feedback. Highly recommend.
Ron E.
I searched for an excellent upright bass teacher for a good while. Then I found David Lloyd. David is patient, humorous, friendly, knowledgeable and very professional. He carefully taught me all the necessary groundwork to enable me to continue on my own for a while. In a few months I will, without question, continue my studies with David. I would, without hesitation, recommend David to anyone interested in seriously studying the Upright Bass.
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Victor C.

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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Victor C.

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Want to play your favorite songs on the drums?I will help you build a solid foundation of technique and styles while tailoring to your personal tastes and goals. Shoot me a message to see if we're a good match!

About Victor

Passionate and experienced musician with many years of teaching experience; in person, and remotely as well. A highly skilled drum player, adept at performing and producing music. Experienced in digital and analog recording processes. Bringing forth a self motivated attitude and a lifelong love and

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