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Popular Music Theory Teachers in Oakdale, CT

Harry G.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • 3 years music performance from University of Denver
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Harry G.

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I individualize each students instruction. I keep in mind the students and parents goals and schedule when I make this plan.

About Harry

I started playing clarinet in the school band at age six. My father was a musician, and he thought that playing in the school band would help me overcome my extreme shyness. I remember my first music lesson. I really liked my teacher. He came to my house, and he helped me to care for my clarine

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Javier B.
Very good first lesson
Rylee
Harry helped my daughter polish up some pieces for an audition. She was nervous and didn't feel fully prepared. Three visits from Harry gave her some great instruction and the confidence to go in and nail her audition!
Tracy L.
My son has had three lessons so far, and we have been very impressed. Mr. Grainger does a great job of encouraging my son through positive feedback, making lessons fun, and giving him very specific, targeted feedback to improve his playing. He has been very flexible and responsive to our changing needs. I highly recommend him.

Mark L.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 6 to 80
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1994
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Mark L.

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Theory is an important element essential to understanding and developing your music. Basic scale patterns such as diatonic, pentatonic as well as the numerous modes will give you insight into what you're doing as well as help you to devise your own songs, if that's something you desire to do.

About Mark

Mark L. I was born in California but raised in the sleepy town of Beaverton, Oregon, enmeshed in massive groves of pine and poplar trees and long, cool rainy days. I entered into the world of creativity and music when I was just thirteen by composing poetry and song lyrics, and began dabbling wit

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John D.
Mark is awesome and has a lot of knowledge if you're willing to put in the effort and listen.
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Rebecca S.

25 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Rebecca S.

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Music Theory is just like grammar - the grammar of music. Don't let that scare you! Studying at the Mannes School of Music (a conservatory notorious for its very intense Music Theory classes) I have learned great strategies for tackling its difficulty. I will break down complex chordal harmony or counterpoint and give simple steps in order for you to completely understand the material. Or maybe you have no background in Music Theory - that is great too! I can start simply with learning how to reading music. A good foundation is very necessary! :)

I am able to teach Music Theory at 4 locations:
- Home Studio
- West 13th Street (Mannes School of Music)
- Your Home
- Online

About Rebecca

Hello! Thank you for coming to view my profile! I am a graduate of the Mannes School of Music with a degree in Flute Performance. I have students of all ages and levels and love helping each student find their voice through music. I have always had a passion for teaching and hope to instill my

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Mercedes
Very patient and talented. Rebecca is fun to learn from and play music with. I would definitely hire again.
Anne
Rebecca is a great teacher, very motivating and enthusiastic. She adapted to my needs and preferences. Highly recommended!
Rena
Rebecca is a great teacher. She is always supportive and flexible.

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David B.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, English
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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David B.

22 Reviews
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Advanced rock, jazz and classical theory teacher; can help with song writing, analysis, and ear training

About David

Originally from Indiana, David has been teaching music in both the private and public school sectors for 12 years. Getting his start as a drumline instructor with only 4 students, David soon expanded his teaching to include both guitar and piano, which he studied under Frank Puzzulo (of Miles Davi

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Lindsey M.
David is absolutely awesome! I started with him in his home in Chicago and had to move to Los Angeles for work. We continued our lessons through Skype when I moved and have been doing them ever since! He is patient, fun, and EXTREMELY knowledgeable. He is absolutely wonderful and well worth the money!
Lindsey M.
David is absolutely awesome! I started with him in his home in Chicago and had to move to Los Angeles for work. We continued our lessons through Skype when I moved and have been doing them ever since! He is patient, fun, and EXTREMELY knowledgeable. He is absolutely wonderful and well worth the money!
Heather Just
David is a bright and multi-talented musician and teacher. He has shared his passion for music with my two daughters, teaching them piano. He is patient and kind. His approach strikes a perfect balance between imparting theory, technique and mechanics and being silly and having fun! Both of my daughters really enjoy him and look forward to their weekly lessons. The two girls are very different in their strengths, interests and personalities. He tailors his lessons to each of them to play to their strengths and tastes beautifully. And he is always positive and encouraging even when they are squirrely. I can't recommend him highly enough.
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Kris S.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Bachelor's of Arts in Music and Psychology from University of Connecticut
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2014
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Kris S.

22 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

Learn chord structures, progressions, scales, and how music works. Expand your music tool box!

About Kris

2020 Update: all lessons are taught over Skype or Zoom. Check the remote lessons demo video in my profile to get a sense of what it's like! Music is a rewarding art with infinite depths - the approach you take to learn it should reflect this. When you take piano lessons with me we’ll cover a

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Lino
9 months in taking lessons from Chris and it has been a great experience so far. Not only am I learning how to play the piano, but I'm also learning music theory. Not just how to play certain notes and chords but why. Highly recommended.
Zac
Kris is an excellent teacher and instructor. He caters each lesson to my abilities and interests. He explains music theory concepts clearly and follows up each lesson with an emailed summary of what was taught. He's willing to work with you at your pace. My skills as a pianist and song writer have improved significantly since I began working with Kris. He's been able to successfully adapt to online lessons in a way that has made it possible for us to continue working together even though he's on the East coast and I'm on the West coast. His talent as a musician is only surpassed by his skill as a teacher. I can't recommend him highly enough. If you want to take piano seriously and really develop as a musician, Kris is the best mentor you will find.
Judson
Kris tailored a curriculum for exactly what my goals were and in just under a year I went from 0 to quite confident on the piano! He's patient, flexible, and there seem to be no gaps in his knowledge.

Mary R.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Reed/Brass Player of the year from Wisconsin Area Music Industry
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Mary R.

7 Reviews
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Music theory is the mathematics behind the art. It connects math to what we hear, see and feel in music. Understanding theory can help you accentuate the piece you are working on, improve your improvisational skills, and connect you to the music on a deeper level. This can be the most difficult part about learning music. But have no fear!! I love to make sense out of the non-sense! We can add theory practices to your instrumental lesson or take them separately.

About Mary

I started playing saxophone in 1994. It was an immediate passion! As the years went on my thirst for music grew and I picked up more instruments. No matter which instrument I play the passion is the same. I like to write and arrange as well so I feel an extreme importance on music theory. I am clas

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She is very nice.
Austin H.
Mary was a fun and patient piano lesson teacher. I have never taken any music lessons before so we started with the basics but she did a good job of finding the pace that I learned at. She taught slow enough for me to catch on, but not too slow to where I felt like my 30 min lessons were a waste of time/money.

Unfortunately, I had to cancel the rest of my lessons with Mary because I was becoming too busy with work to stay committed to my lessons and practice. If I ever take lessons again I'll definitely sign up with Mary again, zero complaints.
Madison A.
Mary was amazing teacher for me, and she really sparked my passion for music. I had really just started clarinet when I began taking lessons from her, and I truly believe one of the reasons I am going into music is because of how she made me see it. In the short time that I was able to be her student I learned more than just the fundamentals, and have yet to find a teacher that I work with as well as I did with her. If I could take up lessons with her again, I would in a heartbeat.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Oakdale, CT

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Oakdale 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 $276 per hour.
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$52 average
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"Really enjoyed my lessons and learned a lot. Would recommend!"
Kacey
Took Music Theory lessons from Grady T.
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"Francis is a very patient teacher, he taught me how to practice while I have some parts with technical difficulty, and those approaches are very effective. I'm also learning a lot of music theory!"
Jill
Took Music Theory lessons from Dr. Francis H.
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"I studied music theory with Adam because I needed extra help for college classes, and he was a huge help! There were so many concepts that I knew a little about, but Adam helped fill in the gaps of knowledge and familiarized me with the concepts so well, that I could teach them myself! He is patient, humorous, and a complete joy to take lessons from."
Eric
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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David is a great tutor and teacher! He helped me to understand the basic fundamentals of music theory and how to develop the skills to be able to practice it at home. He gave me really good tips that were easy to understand and fun to learn. If you really want to learn how to compose, write and read music go to David!!"
maya
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Thank you Gleb for your support and sharing experience !"
Kasum
Took Music Theory lessons from Gleb V.
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"Love Dave!

Dave is excellent at bestowing his knowledge upon his students! He is engaging, thoughtful, helpful, easy-to-talk-to, and knows how to make you understand the subject matter, is very patient.
He creates a friendly environment in which learning becomes fun, interesting, and fulfilling!"
Daria
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"Devin is so personable and easy-going! He was prepared for our lessons and helped me better understand the material. He's the best!"
Vanessa
Took Music Theory lessons from Devin A.
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"Jimmy is a great instructor. He takes you seriously no matter what you skill or knowledge level is. When I started with Jimmy I could play guitar but generally only Cowboy chords.

Jim was patient, he analyzed how I played , what I knew and he tailored lessons around what I knew. That way I got the most out of my time and money spent. I can go on and on about Jimmy but for you sake I'll just say that I highly recommend him"
Patrick
Took Music Theory lessons from James R.
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"My middle-school aged son did a two hour session with Dr. Darrell one day where I would venture to say they covered a month's worth of music theory material. After a while I got tired listening to it, but my son didn't. Darrell is patient yet firm, tough but caring. The pairing of Darrell's deep knowledge with a student who wants to learn is a powerful combination. He is committed to the success of his students."
Andy Gallo
Took Music Theory lessons from Darrell V.
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"Jon knew right away what I needed... Jon drew out cords and progression for me to study. He also advised me how to prolong my sequences and progressions. Fun learning environment..."
Willabe
Took Music Theory lessons from Jon A.
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