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Dongbin S.

2 Reviews
West Hartford, CT
Starting at $38
  • Speaks English, Korean, Japanese
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Winner of the 2011 Central Washington University Concerto Competition from Central Washington University
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Dongbin S.

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I have been teaching children of all age groups to acquire a solid foundation in violin playing. Whether it be pre-K beginners, or high school students getting ready for college auditions, I will communicate with the students and parents to set a number of goals to achieve.
I also welcome adult students, beginners and amateur enthusiasts alike.

In addition to gaining expertise in the techniques in violin playing, students in my studio will be given opportunities to gain comprehensive music knowledge including theory, sight singing, ear training, and any relevant music history, as the above-mentioned knowledge are indispensable elements in violin playing. Singing and clapping are essential parts of the lesson. When students are equipped with the basics, they can play anything and make the music they want.

About Dongbin

I am a concert soloist, and have given concerts home and abroad. I have previously served as the concertmaster at the Hartt Symphony Orchestra and the Waterbury Chorale. I am also an avid chamber musician with chamber music experience from age of 15 as a member of the Shin Trio. I was appointed as

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Giana
My son has been taking violin lessons with Dongbin for almost 3 years since he started playing at age 5. Dongbin has been a great teacher, and my son enjoys learning from him. His lessons include not only violin playing, but also clapping rhythms, singing notes, and other exercises that have been effective ways of learning for my son, while keeping him engaged throughout the lesson. Dongbin recognizes my son’s strengths in playing violin, but also identifies the skills and techniques that he should focus on to become a better player and to build a strong foundation as he progresses. He also gives suggestions to help sharpen those skills while practicing at home. We have been very pleased with our experience with Dongbin as our son’s violin teacher.
Emiko
Wonderful teacher! I'm an adult student and his instructions are clear and easy to understand.
Highly recommended!
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Ed D.

6 Reviews
Meriden, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Ed D.

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I am proficient on all DAWs

About Ed

*** Travel Equipment *** Student just needs a guitar and amp if electric. I travel with a laptop/portable studio. *** Specialties *** Classical, Jazz, Rock, Metal, World, Electronic etc.

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Michael Y.
My kids thoroughly enjoyed lessons with Ed (both guitar and piano). Lessons started with my 7yo and when his brother turned 4yo, he started as well.
Chris
Having a great time learning the banjo with Ed!
Michele R.
Ed is an excellent piano teacher! He is kind, approachable, and great with kids. It is clear he is an experienced musician, we are most likely going to try guitar lessons with him as well!
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James N.

Norwich, CT
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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James N.

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All ages are welcome! I've been playing guitar for 15 years, and been involved in multiple groups and bands (playing guitar, bass, drumset, marching drums, and sometimes vocals) since 2008. I teach fundamentals of playing (finger-picking or with a pick), how to read tabs, alternate tunings, chord structure, the importance of scales, and can help you learn to pick up your favorite songs just by listening to them! If you are interested, I can also show you how to get started on recording your own music!

About James

I'm a guitar/marching drum teacher from Oxford, AL. I've been playing guitar for 15 years and marching percussion for 11 years. I am currently employed as an electrician on a US Navy submarine in New London, CT, but music has always been my main passion. I teach guitar (beginner to intermediate)

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Adam W.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Adam W.

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I've been playing for twenty years in a variety of styles and truly love the bass. I have a music degree for both jazz and classical music. I've played professionally as a freelance bassist for the last ten years. I have a wealth of lessons that are geared toward students individual needs and learning styles. My focus on fundamentals stretches across skill levels and ties technique to theory in easily understandable ways so that not only can my students play, but they understand what they're playing and how that interacts with the music they're playing to. Additionally, I'm a professionally trained Life Coach which means I have a particular set of skills that directly effect motivation and accountability.

About Adam

I've been playing and a teaching professional bassist for over 20 years and have a deep love for the bass. I enjoy working with all ages and focus on what brings my students the most joy. I'm classically trained, but have spent my career playing and teaching many styles and techniques. My goal is t

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Kate
My daughter began taking in-home lessons with Adam in the winter and we’ve continued with online lessons during the pandemic. He is professional, knowledgeable, warm, and makes it fun for my daughter. He’s engaging and has ignited a love of music in her and I’d recommend his services to kids and adults alike.
Jordan
Adam was a great tutor, he tailored our lessons to elements of bass playing that I was most interested in. He walked the tight line between helping me learn and pushing me to make discoveries for myself in my bass education with him.
Andy M.
Adam is my favorite teacher ever! In my experience many teachers out there are fantastic musicians but lacking when it comes to the actual teaching skill set to communicate knowledge and craft. Adam has the rare ability to listen to you, understand where you’re coming from, and help you get where you’re trying to go—in addition to being a fantastic musician! Highly recommended.
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Omar G.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Omar G.

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have been teaching for 10 years specializing in the beginner/intermediate guitar student! All ages welcome. Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Not only will you begin to play in a short time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. I'm looking forward to teaching you, Let's get started!

About Omar

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter. I graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelors of Music, specifically voice. Voice students can expect to improve week to week in their vocal technique. Every voice has a unique timbre; I teach students to release built up tension and

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Lauren M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $84
  • BA American History - phi beta kappa, summa cum laude from Yale University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Lauren M.

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For over 30 years, i've helped hundreds of students, of all ages and experience levels, to develop their singing technique, to boost their confidence, to strengthen performance skills, and most importantly, to nurture their love of singing. I am a faculty member at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, a phi beta kappa graduate of Yale University, a 5-time recipient of the San Francisco Cabaret Gold Award, and an award-winning songwriter. And I love helping new students make the most of their voices!

About Lauren

As a vocal coach, I combine singing technique, musicianship, interpretation, and choice of repertory to help you develop your voice and your performance skills. My current students range in age from 10 to 80, and we cover Broadway, pop, standards, and jazz, prepping for local theater productions

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Melanie
Lauren coaches my teenage son. She is highly motivating, and her approach encourages my son to work consistently on improving his vocal technique, and at the same time she has helped his self confidence tremendously. She is a warm and caring teacher, and amazingly talented herself. She inspires my son to reach to achieve his best. We are so happy that she is working with him.
Cindy
I have taken voice from Lauren for years, and she is THE BEST vocal teacher ever. Besides being a superb vocal instructor, Lauren is also a very talented musical director and parody writer. I have been fortunate to work with Lauren on many fronts; she has musically directed myriad shows that I have directed and/or choreographed. I highly recommend her for all and anything musical.
Lucy
Lauren has been my teenagers' voice teacher for the past 4 years. She is fabulous, knowledgeable, supportive and caring. Lauren goes the extra mile & brings out the best in her students. She has helped prepare my high schoolers for auditions, YouTube recordings and has provided fun singing sessions. Lauren is a treasure, we are very fortunate to have found her. I highly recommend Lauren.

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"Melanie is phenomenal! I'm a professional artist and songwriter here in Nashville, TN. When I came to Melanie, I explained all of my trouble areas a long with areas of poor technique and bad habits. Not to mention her incredible niche for hearing all the areas in my voice that needed to be fixed. In just the first two lessons with her, my voice became stronger and healthier. I recommend her for any areas that you may need rather it be maitenence on your voice, beginner lessons or pro lessons. She's amazing!"
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Took Singing lessons from Melanie A.
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"Liam loves his first violin lesson. The instruction is easy to understand and fun!"
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Took Violin lessons from Dr. Tatiana C.
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"Eric Ferrer teaching style is very clear/simple/ and intuitive. He really shows you there’s simplicity in learning anything. I thought the piano was a stride i always wanted to take on. Yet with Eric the process in learning how to use both hands was so simple that I was very surprised."
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Took Piano lessons from Eric F.
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"Jessie is a very competent multi-talented voice instructor. I've learned more from her in a few months than I have from others in several years. She is great with all age groups, and would highly recommend her for everything from opera to pop."
Marc
Took Singing lessons from Jessie M.
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"Ms. Lana is an amazing teacher. I have three children who take lessons from her ages 15, 12 and 11. We started using Lana because we didn't see much progression with our previous teacher. Since taken lessons with Lana the kids have enjoyed their lessons and shown nice improvement. It is clear that she teaches for the love of teaching piano, it is not just about the money for her. I highly recommend her to anyone who is seriously interested in learning piano."
Anastasia
Took Piano lessons from Lana G.
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"My experience with Jose has been wonderful and has made me grow not only in the musical field, but also to grow personally.

In the musical field, his classes are dynamic, his pedagogy in composition and musical theory is very creative. He also encourages me to take risks and overcome my fears. His vision is unique and novel.

In addition, there are values that always accompany his teachings, such as teamwork, empathy, optimism, among many others.

This experience has changed my life entirely."
Hazel
Took Piano lessons from Jose S.
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"He is a awesome instructor"
teala
Took Ukulele lessons from Jason M.
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"I really appreicate Julia's flexible schedule!"
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Took Singing lessons from Julia V.
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