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John A.

7 Reviews
New Milford, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German, English, German, French
  • Awarded Emmy Award for Music Direction from Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
  • BA Composition from University of California Berkeley
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John A.

7 Reviews
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I'm a product of the piano school of Tobias Matthay at the Royal College of music in London. I studied with two of his proteges, Frank Mannheimer and Denise Lassimone, as well as Trinity College of Music, London. I can teach anyone from preschoolers who can't read music to advanced colleagues.

About John

My job is to get your child crazy about the piano. If you have to nag your child to play, something is wrong. The basics are, of course, important, but until you have gotten the child to accept and love the piano as an object of enjoyment, all that practicing will go nowhere. How do I do it?

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Andrew R.
John has been teaching my 6 year old daughter for 3 months now and not only has he done a tremendous job gauging her abilities and teaching her but he has made it so much fun she wants to play the piano all the time.
Janet S.
John's biggest strengths are his patience, understanding and seeming endless facility with music. I read music but not fast enough to allow me to play good pieces, so John translates everything into physical movements. This makes it very easy to play interesting music, which makes me want to play more. I think he has shown me how learn, how to refine things so they are satisfying. I highly recommend him as a teacher, for beginners or advanced.
Heather S.
My son is six years old and has been taking piano lessons with John for six months. John is a unique and engaging teacher. His extensive knowledge of music and skill at the keyboard were apparent from the beginning. He can easily demonstrate a multitude of songs and then teach them on the spot. My son is excited to play a "whole song," be it Sponge Bob or Beethoven. John's teach-by-numbers technique appeals to my son's love of numbers and patterns yet he is also quickly learning how to read sheet music. John really is skilled at disguising a lesson on technique or theory as a game. He is goofy while at the same time encouraging and supportive of my son. He keeps it light, fun, and skill appropriate. Since he comes to our home, I also appreciate John's focus on the lesson - he arrives and departs in a timely manner. I highly recommend John as a piano teacher.

Jason M.

98 Reviews
West Simsbury, CT
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Awarded Voyage Air Guitar VAD-06 from ASCAP
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Jason M.

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Taking up Ukulele was a great way to look at music from a new perspective. I love teaching ukulele to younger kids who cannot make chords on a guitar quite yet as well as adults who are serious musicians that have been playing for years. I welcome everyone from the novice to the hobbyist and do my best work with student requests.

About Jason

TakeLessons.com Instructor since 2005, Jason M. is now available for online lessons worldwide featuring multiple-camera angles and a share screen experience leaving no stone un-turned! Jason has been playing guitar for over 15 years and teaching music since 1996. Although trained in standard tea

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Samwise
He knows how to teach, but he taught from his iPad, iPhone, in his car. I kept asking him how to draw, and he kept showing me from his iPad. This didn't translate to a good experience. If he wants to teach, he needs to do it NOT from his car.
Ashley
Jason was very patient with me and very nice. I loved what I've learned so far and can't wait to learn more!
Beverly V.
Great lesson. Jason is working with my mom to tailor the lessons to her level. Mom enjoyed the lesson and is looking forward to more.
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Tamari (Tamara) W.

34 Reviews
Canaan, CT
Starting at $33
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • MM Piano; Composition; Comparative Literature Music in Film from Indiana University Jacob's School of Music
  • Teaching since 1990
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Tamari (Tamara) W.

34 Reviews
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I use audio and visual aids, cues, metaphors and analogies and other teaching methods to develop the student's 'inner ear', sense of pitch and understanding of the Western Tonal System. Beginning Lessons explore and explain the difference between Absolute and Relative pitch and how one may acquire each; the difference between tempered tuning and absolute tuning.

About Tamari (Tamara)

Hi, there! I'm Tamara and I can't wait to meet you! On social media and for those who are more familiar, I'm Tamari. We all learn in different ways; some are more visual; others, auditory; some, kinesthetic--I combine a number of different modalities in my teaching, including direct feed

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Rhea Farbman
I have known Tamari professionally for fifteen years.
She is an excellent music teacher for piano and voice. Her expertise is noticeable as she patiently meets her student at his/her level and guides that student to the next step.
The process is perfect for any student, even if developmentally challenged and for any age. I highly recommend Tamari.

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Justine
I've been consistent weekly taking yoga lessons from Tamari at the Y in Canaan CT. I try not to miss it. She's a compassionate and caring yoga teacher and will trailer her classes to fit your needs. Her classes are good for newbies and seniors and those who want a simple class. No athletics. Hatha Yoga are basic yoga stretches that will make you feel good after participating . My aches and pains are gone after each session. To be continued....
Jeff
Tamara is a very highly qualified, and extremely capable musician and instructor. While away on a leave from my position as music director at a local church, Tamara planned and provided the music for services, and led the congregation's music programs in my absence. While I was away, it was a great comfort to know that Tamara provided quality music for each service. In addition to demonstrating an extraordinary level of musicianship, Tamara is a dependable, and dedicated professional. I am pleased to provide my strongest recommendation!

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Daniela K.

28 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • M.A. in Pedagogical Science Music from The Russian State Pedagogical University, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Teaching since 1994
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Daniela K.

28 Reviews
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I have been teaching for more then 20 years and my main goal is to develop deep love and appreciation for music.

About Daniela

Hi ! My name is Daniela and I can't wait to meet you! I have been teaching piano and theory since 1994 and have loved helping my students discover the beautiful world of music. Seeing my students grow into well rounded and educated people that love art, are able to recognize different styles

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Vidita S.
Daniela was very patient with my child. My daughter was a little nervous but Daniela made her comfortable and boosted her confidence.
Tammy F.
Daniela is wonderful and our lessons are always fun. She lets me play pieces that I enjoy plus introduces me to new music that she believes I will also enjoy. She allows me to play freely but will correct my mistakes (wrong fingering :). But this only make me a better player and learning a new piece easier. As an adult learner I cannot say enough good things about her and her style. I really enjoy my lessons with her and I highly recommend her.
Nathan
Daniela is obviously a skilled piano teacher. She connects well with my 8 year old son, and I am continually surprised by all of the details that she is able to perceive over skype- every finger placement, gesture, etc. She is careful, thorough, and kind. We are thankful to have found her.

Scarlet F.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Education in Music from UNLV School of Music
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Scarlet F.

6 Reviews
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The CLASSICAL GUITAR is a mobile instrument that does not require electrical amplification. The hollow body amplifies the vibrations of the NYLON strings. Despite its name, you can learn any genre on classical guitar. This is my specialty.

SKILLS:
-How to read music on the guitar
-How to accompany yourself while you sing
-Finger-style playing
-Play full songs or pieces
-How to play scales, chords, and building your own
-How to compose/write your own music
-Proper technique and tone
-Harmonics and other fun techniques
-Basic to advanced rhythms
-Effective ways to practice + memorize the music for a performance
-OPTIONAL: playing with an amplifier + effects

About Scarlet

Hi there! My name is Scarlet and I can't wait to meet you. I've been teaching private lessons since 2017 and have loved helping my students learn how to read music, play guitar, and learn the songs they love. I currently attend the UNLV School of Music for music education. Teaching music is my p

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Brian
Scarlet was an amazing teacher! Helped me quite a bit with guitar
Esaul
She is so patience, passionate and very skilled teacher. I made a great choice in picking her.
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RasTaylor W.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Music Composition from Glendale Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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RasTaylor W.

10 Reviews
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Learn the secrets of blues guitarYou will learn proven methods of technique, improvisation, warm up routines, chord & scale memory improvement, music theory, and how to play your favorite songs/albums of ANY genre. Yes ANY genre, Heavy Metal, Jazz, Rock, Blues, Classical, Flamenco, Finger-Tapping, Funk, Country.

About RasTaylor

20 years in Music. Taylor has created a proven method of practice guaranteed to keep the student on their finger tips! All skill levels are welcome: beginner intermediate advanced. All Styles, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Classical, Flamenco, Jazz, Blues, Heavy Metal, Rock, Reggae,

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Allison
Taylor is a gifted musician and an excellent instructor. And very patient. I look forward to my lessons with him each week.
Adam T.
Ras is very patient and methodical which is perfect and necessary for learning flamenco guitar.
Jade
Taylor is awesome, very dedicated and patient with helping his students understand what hes saying. I’m not a quick learner but wow I play guitar 100x better than I did before our lessons ! He’s very nice. Thanks Taylor (:

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"I'm comfortable and confident with Molly, and I believe that I made the right choice for piano lessons with her."
- Jean
Took Piano lessons from Molly M.
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"Matt is very patient with my 6 year old. He is always always on time, and flexible with scheduling around what works best for our family."
- Andrew
Took Ukulele lessons from Matt L.
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- Annemarie
Took Cello lessons from Amy A.
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"Aaron is a great instructor! I've been taking drum lessons with Aaron for over 2 years. He brings enthusiasm and positive energy into each lesson. He is very talented, and his passion for drumming is evident in the way he teaches. Lessons are always fun. Aaron is patient and encouraging. I have a very random work schedule, and Aaron is always willing to accommodate me when scheduling a lesson."
- Michelle
Took Drum lessons from Aaron B.
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"Brian is a great guy and a very knowledgable musician. He was very patient with my 12 yr old daughter during the piano lessons and she enjoyed spending her time with her. He's encouraging and supportive."
- Sam
Took Piano lessons from Brian V.
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"Melissa was great at explaining the details and had me playing my first song at my first lesson!"
- Dannielle
Took Guitar lessons from Melissa F.
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"He's great and friendly"
- Alex
Took Cello lessons from Ted L.
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"Excellent teacher. Trains me from the basics. I improve after each lesson. Thanks for teaching me!"
- Xin
Took Violin lessons from Sepehrdad A.
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"Wonderful approach to teaching a beginner."
- Jeff
Took Piano lessons from Rina M.
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"First lesson... the teach has the talent!!! I'm impressed."
- Steve
Took Guitar lessons from Derek V.
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