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Ed D.

6 Reviews
Meriden, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
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Ed D.

6 Reviews
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Learn how it all works. All styles from classical to jazz/blues to many ethnic/world music styles

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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Itati S.
I took 5 lessons with Ed, very great instructor. I learned a lot in those few lessons. He helped with with my pitch and with my accent that I had to prepare for an audition. With his help I was accepted into my high school’s A cappella group “Madrigals” and overall I would recommend. We made it work and tried to make the best out of the situation. Great experience:)
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!

Maria O.

Brewster, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 1982
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from The KIng's College
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Maria O.

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Experienced violin, viola and piano teacher of 30+ years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of reading, theory and performance skills. I specialize in classical music. I use a variety of methods and literature all dependent on personal need and style of each student.

About Maria

Maria O has been teaching piano lessons since she was in high school. There were enough children in the neighborhood who inspired her to teach piano. She took up BS degree in Music Education, and her main interest was teaching private violin and piano lessons. Her usual clients really varies a g

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Helen S.

Hopewell Junction, NY
Starting at $17
  • Speaks French, English
  • Teaching since 2018
  • Awarded Dean's List from SUNY Fredonia
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Helen S.

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I began studying music theory in high school, and have taken several semesters of college-level music theory. To complement and support my music theory and ear training knowledge, I have studied piano at the intermediate level. Music theory will help you appreciate, interpret, and enjoy music - I can't imagine not knowing what I know about music theory, and I want you to feel the same way. Here are materials I can use in music theory lessons:

- The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis (Clendinning and Marvin)

- The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis workbook (Clendinning and Marvin)

- The Musician's Guide to Aural Skills Sight-Singing book (Murphy, Phillips, Marvin, Clendinning)

- Materials and Techniques of Post-Tonal Music (Kostka and Santa)

- Grand piano (in my College Studio and can be used online)

- Yamaha electric piano (in my Home Studio and can be used online)

About Helen

Hello! I've loved music since I was young, and am very passionate about helping others learn and enjoy music. I started playing violin in elementary school, loved it, and now am a junior music education major at SUNY Fredonia with an instrumental (strings) concentration. I am a graduate of the Mann

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Lillian
Helen is very patient and knowledgeable. She pays attention to details (which I love) because then I won't develop bad habits that I will have a hard time correcting later.
Tori
Helen is a very responsible young lady. She is patient, and encouraging, and customizes the lessons to fit the student needs and goals. My daughter is really enjoying her lessons.
Lene
Helen is a great teacher. She's patient, encouraging and very professional. What I like the most is that she customizes the lessons to fit my daughter's needs.

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Matt M.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks english
  • Awarded Bobby Hacket Award from CCRI
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matt M.

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Learning Music Theory is a great way for students of all instruments to improve their musicianship. My lessons focus on the basics of melody, harmony and rhythm and how they can be applied to whatever style you want to play.

About Matt

I am a professional jazz guitarist, singer-songwriter and teacher. I've been teaching music to students of all ages privately and in groups since 1998. After graduating from William Paterson University with a Bachelors Degree in Jazz Performance I spent 10 years in New York City working as a free

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Tracy
Matt’s lessons are exactly what I’ve been looking for. He puts together wonderfully well-crafted lessons — tailored to my level and tastes — that build on one another, methodically strengthening my knowledge of the instrument and my abilities while also being really fun. I finally have hope of actually progressing.
Jessica R.
He is very patient and kind. I am very novice, and he is moving at a comfortable pace. I would recommend Matt!
Eric
Great first class cleverly used to refresh old skills and learn new things. Looking forward to my next class.
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James G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2011
  • AA Jazz Studies from Cuesta Community College
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James G.

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Learning how to play the music is much like building a relationship with anything you believe, care, cherish, or love. With over ten years of professional experience playing music in all styles and genres, I believe together we can set key learning outcomes and joyfully help build your confidence as a musician. My goal for you as my student is to reach your musical potential while having a wonderful time!

About James

I'm a bassist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and actor. I received my BA in Music (with a Classical Double Bass focus) from California Polytechnic State University in 2017 and I've been a professional freelance musician since 2010; primarily working in the state of California. My love for musi

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Chris C.
I took around 15 lessons for bass guitar with James and really enjoyed it. James was able to tailor the experience for what I wanted, which was heavy on music theory, but still made sure we applied the theory to the instrument. I had prior experience with some music theory and playing, but hadn't touched my bass in almost 10 years. James was able to figure out exactly where to pick up, provided great materials, and kept me engaged. James is very knowledgeable, a great player, and a cool cat.
Tom
James is a highly qualified instructor and was very thoughtful in answering my questions. I was impressed with the amount of resources he had on hand, such as worksheets, method books, sheet music, etc. I would definitely recommend James for anyone curious about learning music theory and/or the many instruments he plays.

Paul F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Bachelors of Music from University of Brigeport
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 18 and up
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Paul F.

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I believe Music Theory is very fundamental in music learning as it holds a strong basis to teach to read and understand music more fluently. Scales, modes, key signatures, time signatures, borrowed chords, modulation, secondary dominant, jazz improvisation, counterpoint, etc... I can teach beginner to advanced to AP Level Prep and College prep.

About Paul

I've been a teacher and a freelance musician for over 8 years. I've done everything from: teaching in private schools, composing for video games, jingles, commercials, film scores, short videos, being a studio musician, going on tour and more. I love music deeply and would love to teach and s

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Newtown, CT

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Newtown is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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"Shon Morgan is absolutely the greatest most talented musician and music teacher I have ever had the privilege of learning from and playing music with. I am a drummer/guitarist/vocalist. We did some touring gigs together in our earlier years and he was already amazing back then. He sat down and taught me the circle of fifths off the top of his head in one conversation. I learned so much just playing along side him. So not only is he an amazing player, but he is also very well suited and experienced as a teacher. He is the most knowledgeable musically but patient and kind personally. He plays and teaches multiple instruments and vocals really well but he stands out tremendously on bass guitar! You can not go wrong having Shon Morgan as your teacher, period!"
Jesse
Took Music Theory lessons from Shon M.
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"I was a music student at Azusa Pacific University and Adam Tune helped me with Music Theory for two semesters. He is very knowledgeable of the subject, and has a clear, friendly, and logical teaching approach that makes the experience fun. He can explain topics and concepts in a way that is easy to understand.
He is also very knowledgeable in music composition, arranging, and in the use of Logic Pro software that he could use while teaching theory."
Gilbert
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Keith is a an awesome teacher! I learned so much from him in the span of a few weeks. Every lesson is packed full of information and he makes sure you totally get and understand the lesson before moving onto the next chapter. I really appreciate that he corrects me whenever I make mistakes especially when it comes to staying on beat while playing the piano with the metronome. Lessons are also never boring with him. I feel that he truly cares for the musical growth of his students. Although, I'm taking a break from Take Lessons when I enroll again I will choose Keith for Piano/Music Theory."
Eileen
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith J.
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"This guy's great!!

Eric is wonderful! He's great at explaining things, VERY patient and has a lot of fun while teaching. Best music teacher I've had so far!"
Angelique
Took Music Theory lessons from Eric J.
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"I started taking Italian lessons from Mya a year ago, and after finding out she's also a music teacher I decided to give it a try, Best decision ever! Not only Mya is the best Italian teacher I've had (she's very detailed oriented and helps me tremendously with my pronunciation) but she's also an experienced and skilled music teacher. After only a few classes, I was able to play decent music with my violin!"
Lia
Took Music Theory lessons from Mya B.
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"I start Berklee School of Music next Monday and I feel s much better for having start with Molly first. She has so much materials and resources that make learning a breeze. This is probably my 3rd or 4th review about her as a teacher but shes just that awesome!!!!"
Ginger
Took Music Theory lessons from Molly M.
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"David is awesome! I began lessons with him because i was not satisfied with the music theory classes at the school i am enrolled in, as well as the classes did not accommodate well to my learning differences. David not only has endless knowledge of music theory but also has shown me tools and helpful methods for studying music. I highly recommend taking lessons from David if you are either a beginner or you are at a higher level and would like to expand your knowledge of music theory."
Ian Merrill
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Trevor is wonderful and sensitive to special learning needs."
Will
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor H.
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"Adam is extremely knowledgeable and knows how to help people with what they don't understand. He explains things as clearly and simply as possible and is good at finding other ways of explaining things if you don't understand the first time. His kindness and patience is always a good bonus. 10/10 would recommend."
Madison
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"He's a great tutor and a very nice guy. He was very understanding and flexible with scheduling, despite my multiple last minute cancellations and his teaching was well worth the wait. His teaching method might be slow at first, but it's clear he definitely knows his music theory and music history. Even though it's a little slow at first, he does help establish the basics and provide a more thorough understanding of the subject matter. Moreover, it made retaining the knowledge that much easier. It's also clear that he has a clear passion for the subjects he teaches and it bleeds into his teaching, which makes the subject considerably less dry and boring.

I'd highly recommend him to anyone who is just beginning music theory and/or piano playing as you'll pick up a solid foundation in these subjects. He is also extremely patient, making sure I understood the initial concepts before moving on to more complex topics. I just wouldn't recommend him for any last minute cramming: as he does like to take his time to provide a quality learning experience rather than just reviewing and memorizing."
Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Simon I.
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