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Cameron S.

5 Reviews
New Britain, CT
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Hot pick! from Pacific Songwriting Competition
  • Teaches students Male: 10 and up; Female: 8 and up
  • BA degree in music with a concentration in studio production from Purchase College SUNY
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Cameron S.

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My students have spanned every age, experience level, and walk of life through the years... Some wanted to join a band, some wanted to go on to music school, some were aspiring songwriters, and others were simply interested in an awesome hobby! I've been teaching acoustic guitar for over 13 years and teach a mix of playing technique, music theory, ear training, as well as working on songs and styles of playing that the student is interested in. Along with my teaching experience, I have plenty of stage and studio experience as well which allows me to bring those things to the table. More real world and less dry and academic you might say...

About Cameron

STUDYING WITH ME: Learning guitar should be interesting and fun! While we're studying all the different aspects of the instrument, you'll also be learning how to play your favorite songs and solos! I approach each student as an individual and structure their lessons according to what I determine

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Tristan
I've taken guitar lessons on and off for a while, and Cameron is hands-down the best teacher I've had. He points out specific technical good points and bad points, and offers concrete suggestions and examples for improvement. The lesson material is progressively challenging, but not overwhelming, and is targeted to the student's interests, and lessons are fun and interesting. Fantastic instructor.
Tessa
Cameron is an excellent teacher for me. I am 11 years old and have been playing for almost a year with him. He is patient and makes me stretch to be a better guitarist. He takes time to find songs at my level of learning and accommodates my tastes in music. I would recommend him for anyone who is interested in playing guitar.
Kim K.
I enjoyed my first lesson with Cameron. He explained things clearly so I could understand. Can't wait for my next lesson.

Peter C.

14 Reviews
Newington, CT
Starting at $24
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • 2 years of Study from Hartford Conservatory
  • Teaching since 1980
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Peter C.

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Bass guitar can be a lonely instrument to practice on your own. I use instruction books that come with a CD to play along with to simulate real playing with a drummer and band instruments. This prepares a student to learn songs of their choice and be able to perform with others.

About Peter

*** Specialties *** I teach all styles and all ages but my specialty is in electric rock music and applied music theory as in guitar soloing and improvisation as well as song crafting. I can teach a student any song requested by looking it up on you tube if you don't have it and immediately tra

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Peter
This is Peter. Rick doesn’t know me, never been here for a lesson. Shame on him. I will request it to be taken down. Who is he?
Rick
WORST TEACHER EVER, IF YOU WANT TO WASTE YOUR TIME AND MONEY GO TO THIS INSTRUCTOR,OUTDATED LESSONS, AND VERY EXPENSIVE, YOU ARE NOT EVEN QUITE FINISH YOUR FIRST LESSON THE DUDE IS ASKING YOU FOR MONEY..!
Joseph
Pete is the best instructor that I have ever had. He is the only person I ever had that was able to explain things in a way that I could understand. I have taken lessons from other people and was not able to learn anything.
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Soonbee K.

Farmington, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, Korean, English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Soonbee K.

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Want to learn expressive techniques? Keen to learn what it takes to effectively practice? I am just the right teacher to cater to all students' needs ranging from levels beginner to advanced! With 11 years of experience of volunteering as a local teacher for cello, competitive piano, performing viola, and a little dose of perfect pitch, I will help you establish all the fundamentals of musicality, sight reading, performing, music theory, and especially ear training. Having a capable, relatable teacher like me, I can assure you that you will be playing from 2 notes to sonatas in no time! Shoot me a message to see if we're a good match!

About Soonbee

Hi everyone! My name is Soonbee Kwon, and I am a cellist, pianist, violinist, and violist. I am going to college at University of Mass. Boston, majoring with a Bachelors of Psychology and Music, specifically music in cello. As a musician who has experienced times without a private teacher, I can

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Paloma R.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $110
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Finalist from The USA Songwriting Competition
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Paloma R.

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I have been a voice teacher for more than a decade, providing vocal lessons to professionals and amateurs alike. Whether you're a musician getting ready for a tour, or an amateur preparing for an open-mic, I can teach you the basics, solidify your core technique, and help you overcome any vocal obstacles in your way.
I've done musical theater, opera, sang in rock and hip hop bands and am also a professional recording artist, and a lot of my songs have been featured on TV and film.
If you take lessons with me I'm happy to share my knowledge of technique and industry with you.

About Paloma

Hi! Some things you should know about me are that aside from vocal coaching, I am also a professional recording artist and songwriter. I record in studios up to three times a week, and you've heard my songs on shows like Keeping Up with The Kardashians, MTV's Real World, Bones on Fox, Pose on FX, m

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Vincent
Phenomenal teacher and clearly the most qualified one of could find online. She's a published singer songwriter with over a decade of professional experience, and it shows.
Michelle
I never had vocal lessons before and I’m very happy to have found Paloma! She’s extremely talented and knowledgeable and really knows breakdown technique to target specific areas to work on. She took me from a beginner to intermediate within just a few months and on top of that, she’s very patient and fun to work with. I’d highly recommend her!

Alex L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Awarded 2nd Place from Taichung International Jazz Saxophone Competition
  • Teaches Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Alex L.

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Specialized approach for each individual student. Focusing on the students needs not dated pedagogy. From the budding beginner to professionals, I can create a program for students to reach their musical goals.

About Alex

*** Studio Equipment *** Digital Piano, stereo, Logic Studio *** Specialties *** Saxophone, Improvisation, Jazz, Composition, Sibelius. Logic

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Robert
Thanks for letting me provide a reference for Alex. I have taken alto sax lessons from him over the years, starting about 4-5 years ago. Alex is a great musician and teacher. Each lesson was consistently structured for: sound quality and listening, technical work and reading, duets, and improvisation. Rather than heavy music theory, he would instead provide routines to reinforce these concepts. He was always patient, and emphasized what I did well, with subtle redirection to correct problems. I definitely improved under his guidance and teaching.

The only reason I stopped seeing him was that my job became very demanding, and I could not devote enough time to practice and justify the time and cost of lessons. But even when I showed up unprepared, he was understanding and flexible to work with me.

If it would have been possible to have Alex come to me, I would have welcomed that.
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Nicole B.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Nicole B.

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Get ready for the most unique voice lessons you've ever experienced. Based on MDH Breathing Coordination, Nicole will do an assessment of your breathing mechanism and relate proper breathing to vocal production. Once the body is ready for singing, proper techniques will be explored through vocal exercises, which will then be applied to song selections. Laryngeal massage also available.

About Nicole

Lessons with Nicole are like none other! Students will learn methods of MDH Breathing Coordination* as the foundation of proper singing. This will bring clarity to common concepts like "support" and "placement." MDHBC is also very beneficial for musicians, actors, public speakers, dancers, and athl

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Andreau
Amazing coach who teaches you the little details you need in a very simple way. You can tell she cares about the client. I’ve only had 5 sessions with her and already hear a difference in myself
Michael A.
Nicole is very welcoming and truly love what she does. You can tell that she loves what she does and truly wants to help her students to be better. She’s patient and passionate. I highly recommend her.
Renna
Nicole is an excellent teacher. She is highly educated and trained. With her MDH certificate, she offers what many other teachers can't. MDH has improved my voice, as well as my booking rate substantially! She is patient, fun, and compassionate to boot!

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"Lucian's a great teacher...very patient....and makes lessons fun. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher."
Carolyn
Took Piano lessons from Lucian W.
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"Joe taught my 13 year old son.

On the lesson side, he brought a great mix of fundamentals (scales, etc.) and keeping my son really engaged by also teaching him tunes he wanted to learn.

On the logistics side, he was equally perfect: great communicator, never late, personable.

A nice guy, great player/teacher, and professional: I can't recommend him highly enough."
Matt
Took Guitar lessons from Joe Danny O.
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"Best singing teacher ever!
Very knowledgeable and personable.
I felt totally at ease with her from the first lesson.
I could not have made a better choice for beginning instruction,"
Davi
Took Singing lessons from Norma S.
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"My son has been under Karen’s instruction for over two years. She is a very sweet and kind person while providing a strong, productive direction. He has been consistently getting better and more confident. I am extremely satisfied with Karen’s impact on my son’s musical abilities and would recommend her without reservation. She is an amazing teacher and coach!"
Deb
Took Violin lessons from Karen L.
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"He has a lot of knowledge, and have passion for music. He is very nice and fun to talk. He speaks Japanese pretty well."
Lauren
Took Upright Bass lessons from Shawn G.
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"I started receiving lessons from David a few years ago, to improve my guitar abilities. I always used to tell people, "I've been playing guitar since the Eighties, though you would never know it." At the time I started, I knew some Metal riffs, three-chord Punk Rock progressions, and simple 12-bar blues. Though I took two guitar classes and first-year Music Theory in college in the early Nineties, the only scale I could say I knew was "blues pentatonic," emphasis on the quotation marks.

My goal was to relearn Modes/Scales, and brush up on theory, so that I could write more complex material. David taught me that, and so much more. Over these few years, I've learned Progressive Rock, Fusion/Jazz, and even some Country styles, as well as a great deal more about Metal and, yes, even Punk from David. I can play leads and solos with much more proficiency, in timing with the rhythm, and more tonally correct, than I ever could before. He has also helped me read music better, construct more professional-sounding compositions, and has started me on my own path to produce my own recordings, from recommending and using recording software, to capturing dynamics with mic placement, to mixing the rough takes to get the most out of the sound.

For a musician of any level or caliber, having an instructor like David is a true asset--for he has the knowledge and skills to take an entry-level musician every step of the way to becoming a professional performer, recorder, mixer, engineer, and producer. The only limit to the lesson's potential is your own level of determination, which David quite expertly helps you to improve with every session. Even if your goal is to simply learn to play one song on one instrument--and David teaches MANY instruments--he will have you playing that song like the musician who wrote it before you realize it--as long as you stick with your practice between lessons. That part's up to you!"
Marc
Took Guitar lessons from David C.
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"My daughter plays flute in a high school wind ensemble and orchestra. She is first chair of 23 and has recently been learning very challenging music including many solos. When she needed instruction above what her school could offer her, I went online and found Brenda's profile. Brenda's resume for performance and teaching is impressive. What the resume can't speak to is how well she works with her students. Brenda helped my daughter immensely when she needed it most not only technically with her playing, but with her confidence. I would recommend Brenda as an instructor for any age or skill level."
Jamie
Took Flute lessons from Brenda B.
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"It was fun and good!"
Darin
Took Trombone lessons from Brennan J.
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"Danielle really do know her music. Thanks for the first steps"
Tee
Took Singing lessons from Danielle L.
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"I've finished my third lesson with Jennifer, and its a joy. She is very helpful, considerate, and full of knownledge. Tuesdays have become my favorite day of the week. Thank you :)"
Halvard
Took Piano lessons from Jennifer H.
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