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Jason M.

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

98 Reviews
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I consider myself a theorist sometimes more than a musician. The studies that I use are a combination of taking songwriting structures and breaking them down so that they make sense to anyone. I teach chord progressions as well as scales and sometimes go a bit off the deep end when I feel students are ready.

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.

Rachel A.

8 Reviews
West Hartford, CT
Starting at $40
  • Speaks French, Italian, German
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rachel A.

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About Rachel

Mezzo-soprano Rachel A. has captured audiences throughout the United States with her rich and warm timbre, beautiful blend, and dynamic stage presence. A native of Stockton, California, Rachel was born into a musical family and quickly developed an affinity for the performing arts. She first fell i

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Karyl C.
Great Lesson!as a first timer, I m very happy and comfortable with Rachel
Serena K.
I really enjoyed working with her, she gave me some great tips on how to improve my voice and my posture so I can become an even better singer.
Daniel
Rachel is a such amaizing teacher, knowledgeful ,creative, patient enough,
Fast to identify mistakes, very optimistic by giving hope -encouraging To push hard all things are possible. She deserves all stars in the Universe!

John A.

7 Reviews
New Milford, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, German, English, German, French
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Emmy Award for Music Direction from Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
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John A.

7 Reviews
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I have a BA in composition from the University of California at Berkeley, and am qualified to tutor you on harmony, counterpoint and all aspects of both classical and pop music theory.

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.

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Ben Z.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Ben Z.

16 Reviews
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Online Music Theory Teacher

I teach music theory as integrated with the activity of playing music.
Learning "how and why" things work together is an essential undertaking to deepen your understanding of music you listen to and play, accelerating your ability to improvise, compose and write original music, and communicate effectively in the language of music. This type of lesson can be customized to fit your specific goals and is not instrument specific.

About Ben

Ben Z. has been helping people achieve their goals in guitar and music since 2001, and is passionate about teaching students of all ages and skill levels. As an instructor, Ben combines traditional teaching methods with ear training and improvisation to create well rounded experience for the studen

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Zoe W.
Great guy! Really easy-going and knows what he is doing. 10yr old daughter can’t wait for the next lesson!
Greg
Ben was really chill, and even though I had no experience at all, he was patient. His style is super easy to follow, and he encouraged me to really enjoy it.
Tim D.
I was a great experience and Ben is very knowledgeable easy to learn from
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Teri D.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Teri D.

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Music theory for vocalists, students and songwriters

About Teri

I love to sing (yay!) and am a professional singer/songwriter and a vocal coach & have been for many years. Named a top vocal coach in Backstage Magazine, I have coached beginners to pros, children to adult, whether they want to perform, record, just enjoy/fun or eventually pursue a serious singing

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Nicole S.
Promising first lesson, very encouraging.
Jason H.
Teri was extremely helpful in teaching my 10 year old son vocal development. She is an enthusiastic teacher and I highly recommend her to people looking to improve their singing.
Paula A.
Teri is very enthusiastic and encouraging in her lessons.
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Taylor A.

24 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks english
  • Bachelors Degree in Percussion Performance from The Boston Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Taylor A.

24 Reviews
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Whether a beginner or an advanced musician, I love working with students of any age and skill level. I tailor each lesson to specifically fit the student’s skills and interests, making sure that they are not only progressing but enjoying the process of making music. 

About Taylor

About: I'm a video game composer who loves working with students of any age and skill level, whether they are beginning music for the first time or have been a musician for years. Getting people started composing or playing piano and watching them discover that they have a lot to say through musi

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Geane R.
This was my first lesson, so it’’s a little difficult to critique; however, Taylor was patient with me, and ,knowledgeable, interesting and informative. I like that.
Kristen
Taylor is kind, thoughtful and very knowledgeable with teaching piano. Highly recommend!
Bruno M.
Taylor is a very knowledgeable and in just a few minutes figured out my level and what I wanted to accomplished and put an awesome class full of precise information that I always needed to know. Excited for my upcoming classes!

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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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"Ben was really pleased with the first lesson and looking forward to the weeks to come!"
- Ben
Took Music Theory lessons from Jared N.
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"Very personable. Clearly knowledgeable. Encouraging and patient.

I am a beginner, with usual stage fright and hesitation and did not feel uncomfortable at all."
- Danielle
Took Music Theory lessons from Molly M.
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"Adam explains things in a way that makes you think critically about the subject and gives logical ways to work through theory problems. HES THE BEST IMSTRUCTOR EVER! I would not have passed theory without him"
- Sarah
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"I had taken piano lessons as a child but never learned music theory. Claire has patiently taught me about theory in a way that makes sense to me. She listens to my questions and tailors our lessons to aspects that I want to learn. Plus, she is in a band and is super cool! Great teacher!!"
- Geri
Took Music Theory lessons from Claire C.
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"Ms. Carol is a great teacher. She is patient, kind and knowledgeable teacher. She makes sure that you understand every single thing. I enjoyed my first lesson with her a lot!😄"
- Hanaa
Took Music Theory lessons from Carol K.
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"When I was third trumpet Dr D was the Drum Major. Our marching and field show bands under NY legend David Bournazian won many local and state competitions. I was just happy to be part of it, but Dr. D was leading it. He has deep knowledge of music theory and is equally expert at improvisation. His ability to communicate theory to beginners or higher level learners is amazing. He has the unique skill of being able to make complex concepts seem simple with illustrative examples until you find yourself starting to 'get it'. Highly recommended."
- Rick Allen
Took Music Theory lessons from Darrell V.
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"Carolyn is awesome. I love everything about our lessons. Things that I wasn't 100% clear on before, I now feel confident about. Something about the way she teaches theory makes it accessible and simple."
- Melanie
Took Music Theory lessons from Carolyn M.
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"Richard knows his music. If you want to know the why's and how's and patterns of music, Richard is your guy."
- Glen
Took Music Theory lessons from Richard W.
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"She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well"
- Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle R.
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