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Peter B.

28 Reviews
Trumbull, CT
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Serbian, Russian
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Awarded Certificate of Excellence from Bridgeport Board of Education
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Peter B.

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Instructions are conducted by using custom curriculum for every student. The curriculum is based on student's desires and abilities. Teaching material is combined from several books that include American and European authors

About Peter

I teach Classically trained, energetic, experienced and creative music teacher with a proven ability to get the very best out of pupils; experienced in identifying the appropriate resources necessary for a subject matter and ensuring that they are used efficiently and effectively. Most of my studen

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Kim
Peter has not only honed my daughter's previous skills, but introduced techniques and music theory that was completely new to her. Peter has sought out music that will challenge and interest my daughter specifically. We've been very pleased.
Brian
Peter is an extremely patient and knowledgeable teacher; it has been a privilege studying the piano and cello with him for the past 2 months. In that brief time, I have completed 16 of the 17 pieces in the first Suzuki book for cello! I have also enjoyed the piano exercises and repertoire he has assigned, which are technical but melodious. He has a great understanding of theory and technique; he is very personable and encouraging; and he was flexible and accommodating about the times and modes (in person and online) for my lessons. I recommend him wholeheartedly to other adult beginners like me and am grateful to be under his tutelage.
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Peter is exceptional. His instruction is simple, straightforward and progressive
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William P.

38 Reviews
Waterbury, CT
Starting at $26
  • Speaks english, spanish
  • Bachelor of Performance in Vocal Music Contemporary Studies from Valley Forge Christian College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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William P.

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If you want to learn how to begin playing the piano, I am you man. I focus on scales, selections, and cadences to help you learn the beginnings of piano playing. I can take you through simple four part melodies with pedals, playing from a lead sheet, and even a bit of transposition. A small amount of music theory will be involved in your lessons. Contact me to talk about your piano playing goals and to set up your first lesson.

About William

Hello everyone. My journey into teaching has opened up so many doors for me and has made me a better instructor. I have been participating in music programs from the age of 3. Music is my passion. I have learned many instruments along the way, and I have pressed through to achieve not only my acade

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Sid
He’s been amazing with my middle schooler for euphonium!
Amanda G.
Very Patient during the lesson and also can adapt to your learning style. He is also very clear with his directions.
Izzy L.
Great Teacher very knowledgeable.
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Luther B.

46 Reviews
Bridgeport, CT
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • 3 years program Voice and Jazz Studies from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio Music Major
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Luther B.

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The student will be instructed on the basics of proper playing techniques, music theory, and musicianship. They will learn to read music and also play by ear which will make them a well rounded player.

About Luther A.

Luther unique talents as educator, instrumentalist, conductor, vocal coach, cinematographer, composer and arranger make him a sought-after teacher. Currently, Luther is working with the Bridgeport Board of Education at Roosevelt Elementary School for President Obama's Arts and Humanities Turn-Arou

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Danni B.
Mr. Blackwell is very patient, especially when it comes to finding the right notes in songs! Every tip I have gotten from him has improved my music time and time again! He always knows how and where I can improve in our music. Thank you very much, Mr. Blackwell!
Kawanda W.
I was intimated to to even try to learn the cello Luther made me feel at ease and confident! I'm looking forward to the next lesson!
Brian Gee
I can't say enough good things about Mr. Blackwell. He is an incredible teacher that gives you what you need at your level. If you are looking for a knowledgeable and patient instructor, Mr. Blackwell is for you! Going on 3 years and I am looking forward to the next 3 years.

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Eric S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Bachelor of Music Performance from State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Eric S.

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I offer music lessons in the lower Hudson Valley region as well as remotely via Skype or FaceTime.

I have decades of experience working with students of all ages and levels and I often prepare students for recitals and NYSMMA competitions. I do not use a cookie-cutter method for instruction. Lessons are tailored to meet the specific needs of each student and taught in a comfortable and friendly teaching environment.

I specialize in teaching:

* beginners students (ages 6 and up)
* basic classical repertoire
* music theory
* jazz & blues improvisation

Not sure? Try one lesson and see if you like it.
PS. I also give drum lessons!

About Eric

Eric is a third generation musician from Western New York. A multitalented artist, Eric has worked as a composer, percussionist, pianist, author and educator for most of his life. As a composer, Eric has received four prestigious Meet the Composer grants, a Utah Arts Council grant, NEA Foundat

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Hyunjung P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Bachelor performance in Jazz from California state of Northridge
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Hyunjung P.

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I have a lot of experience teaching piano and I am good at recognizing strengths and weaknesses that students need to work on. To do this, I provide piano materials that help students improve while having fun during their practice sessions. I always try my best to teach, and I love to teach students who are passionate to learn music. I can teach you not only classical, but also any pop, jazz, musical variety genre.

About Hyunjung

Hello, I am a professional pianist, accompanist, jazz pianist, songwriter and also teach Korean. I graduated from California state of Northridge with a Bachelor degrees, performance in Jazz music. I have been teaching for almost 6 years and I teach all ages with individual level. I have played

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Jimi Z.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music
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Jimi Z.

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Learn Pop and Rock Piano in cutting edge approach learning chords, melody, reading. Lots of Jamming to live music is encouraged.

About Jimi

BIOGRAPHY AND GENERAL OVERVIEW With a nationally known reputation as a Pop Music Producer, Voice and Piano Teacher, Voice Therapist and Vocal Rehabilitation Specialist and Woodwind expert with over 30 years of Teaching Experience, Jimi Z. will connect with you or your child's needs at their very

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Zalmen
So much in so little time!
Zalmen
I'm happy to have learned so much from Jimi in my first session.
He takes you very siriuly and is ready to accommodate according to your level.
Marcia E.
Very disappointed! He was more interested in telling me I needed a producer (him) instead of producing my own music. Continued to discuss reasons I should attend college in person and the degree I should attain even though I told him I wanted to stick with the voice lessons. He did not listen to anything and I was very frustrated by the entire process the two weeks I had him. I am hesitant to try someone else but I have been told it will be a better experience!

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Derby, CT

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Derby is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $29 and $300 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$56 average
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"My 8 year old son has been taking lessons with Melody for months and he has been progressing very quickly. She has been great and he very much enjoys his lessons."
Mari
Took Piano lessons from Melody C.
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"I decided to wait until middle age to begin taking piano lessons so that my brain would be as resistant as possible to learning.

I'm glad I found a teacher as patient, friendly and knowledgable as Laurel. I've been taking lessons with her for almost a year. She tailors the sessions to my spooky interests and encourages me to push my abilities.

When we began I had barely touched a piano in my life. Now I'm able to read sheet music, recognize relative pitches and play a list of my favorite songs with independent hand movement.

I'd recommend Laurel to anyone who wants to learn piano regardless of age or skill level."
Kevin
Took Piano lessons from Laurel S.
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"Mrs Marty is positive and uses kind words! She always claps for me. I want to play Beethoven soon!"
Angie
Took Piano lessons from Marty W.
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"Victoria has taught my daughter piano for over a year now and she is a talented instructor. She is always on time for her lessons and accommodates rescheduling. My daughter enjoys her teaching and she is growing."
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Took Piano lessons from Victoria C.
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"Lydia taught my daughter both harp and piano for 8 years. She is an excellent teacher. I could not have asked for better. Lydia is extremely musical, and is professional, yet down-to-earth, kind and friendly. She is very patient and has pleasant to be around. She has recorded CD's of her harp music, has played with orchestras, and has attended many music study programs. Her musical ability is superior and she LOVES to share her the joy of playing both harp and piano to others. Lydia is also flexible with the pieces she teaches. She is very good at teaching the classical pieces and exercises, but also can teach pop and other genres. She has two recitals a year which are in a relaxed atmosphere but still give the student the performance experience. GREAT TEACHER!"
Anita
Took Piano lessons from Lydia H.
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"We are very pleased

Sandra has been teaching our daughter for six weeks. She is prompt and very, very understanding with our daughter. She relates well with children and is compassionate, yet firm. She communicates her expectations to both our child and her parents. Our daughter is improving very quickly thanks to Sandra's teaching. We would recommend Sandra without hesitation."
Delona
Took Piano lessons from Sandra H.
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"Emily is an awesome piano teacher! She motivates yet does not intimidate. She helps lay a strong foundation in theory which will help the student as they grow and even play other instruments. She has been very accommodating with scheduling when a conflict occurs. The spring recital this year was a highlight for our family and a confidence booster for our child."
Angela
Took Piano lessons from Emily G.
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"Brittany is a talented, patient musician. I am a 50+ year old woman that took lessons many years ago and started up again with Brittany last summer. I instantly felt comfortable with her, and am not only learning about notes, and fingering but also about theory. She's awesome & I'm learning so much."
Kathy
Took Piano lessons from Brittany D.
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"Remi my grandson enjoy his piano class very much. Especially when Remi got home he practice or continue the song he did with his teacher...like he appreciate himself because it sounds beautiful. We grandparents are very proud to here a lovely melody he played.
The instructor is very good and patient with Remi, she makes sure she gets through him in her own special way.
Very grateful,
Remi's grandparents."
Remi Adam A.
Took Piano lessons from DeAnna H.
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"Melissa was very patient and very knowledgeable."
Milena
Took Piano lessons from Melissa M.
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