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Xin H.

16 Reviews
New Haven, CT
Starting at $15
  • Speaks English, Chinese
  • Bachelor of Music, Applied Music (Horn) from Eastman School of Music
  • Teaching since 2014
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Xin H.

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There are two routes we can go with Music Theory lessons. We can either do a lesson plan-based class structure, or it can be help with weekly Theory homework from another class!

About Xin

**For a limited time, my prices for lessons are lowered for first-time students. I look forward to helping you meet your musical goals!** I'm also offering a shortened first lesson trial for free and in the same week of the first lesson. This will mainly be treated as an introduction with some play

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Ramon L.
a teacher dedicated to the student.
Ramon L.
charming and organized.
Ramon L.
knowledgeable, prepared and professional ; a good teacher.
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Ari S.

3 Reviews
Hamden, CT
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 85
  • Teaching since 2009
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Ari S.

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Theory creates a foundation upon which all musical expression can be built. Whether you realize it or not, you might already know some! Dive deeper as we analyze and figure out why things "work" (or don't!).

About Ari

I am a guitarist, bassist, writer and composer based in New Haven county. With international touring experience, songs licensed to film and television, and a degree from The New School, I have an approach that is both holistic and comprehensive. I am easygoing, adaptable and excited to approach musi

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Jonathan
Fantastic and versatile teacher, able to cover all styles comfortably. Definitely recommended for in-home lessons for adults or kids. Relaxed & easygoing, Ari can also push when you need to get over that next practice hurdle. Super nice guy and great teacher.
Carolyn
Wonderful teacher. Creative patient and kind
George
Ari is very knowledgable but presents information in a relaxed, approachable way. It's obvious that he really enjoys teaching and his low key manner makes students feel at ease. Highly recommended!
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Ed D.

8 Reviews
Meriden, CT
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, English, Spanish, Spanish
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music Completed in 2008 from Western CT State University
  • Teaches students 5 to 90
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Ed D.

8 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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Ryan
Solid guy with diverse chops. I can learn a lot from his instruction.
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.
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Kit G.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $60
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • M. M. in Composition from The Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College
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Kit G.

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Want to learn how to read music, how to find your way around a keyboard, or advance your knowledge of musical terms, symbols, time signatures, rhythm, key signatures, the basics of composition, etc.? I am an internationally-produced composer, and love tutoring theory and tailoring my lessons to student's interests to give them a better understanding of the fascinating mechanics of music!

About Kit

I am an internationally-produced composer and lyricist, with over 15 years of experience in musical theater and composition. I have studied at Juilliard and the Tony Award-winning BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop, and hold a Master of Music degree in Composition from Brooklyn College Conservato

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Kim
I took a songwriting class that Kit taught at Schenectady County Community College, and it was a lot of fun and extremely helpful! She knows tons about all sorts of song genres both as a composer and a lyricist, and helped me understand a lot of basic ideas about music composition that I'd never really grasped. I would study with her again if she were back in town!
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Dominic S.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Bachelor of Music Degree in Composition from West Chester University
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Dominic S.

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I teach music theory while integrating the concepts into current pieces we are working on.

About Dominic

Music Lessons should be fun! I have been playing music all my life. I share my love of music with my students and tailor each lesson to their specific needs. I also teach music composition. If you ever had that idea for a song, I'll teach you how to develop it.

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Kim K.
Dominic is a fantastic teacher. He makes the lesson so enjoyable, that I don't want it to end. It is the fastest hour of my life. He's extremely talented & professional but still personable all at the same time.
Joanne F.
Very helpful; took time to find out where I am and what I need. Lessons are immediately applicable to Sunday work. He has "patient ears".
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Nate C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Nate C.

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This is NOT your typical music theory class! More accurately, it is the theory behind music production and making records. If you are a music creator, but struggle getting the ideas in your head to come out of the speakers, this course is for you! Maybe you already have the vibe you're looking for, but don't know how to keep it engaging for the listener... I can equip you with concepts that will unlock creativity and inspiration!

About Nate

I am a professional music producer, singer and songwriter based in Nashville, TN. I have been producing music professionally since 2013 and have been fortunate to work with many major and independent artists and songwriters over the years. Most notably I have worked on projects with: For King & Co

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in West Haven, CT

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in West Haven is $66. 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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"One of the best teacher I have ever had!!

I highly recommend him! He is one of the best!!!!!"
Rozbeh
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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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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"The lessons (piano & music theory) I learned from Buzz Amato was the sole reason I got signed to a label & was able to produce 2 Billboard charted singles (which he co-produced with me). I now tour the world djing and produce with talented artists that come to me based off my musical knowledge, that I received from Buzz. I can honestly say NONE of this would happen without the musical instruction of Buzz. Thank you Buzz!"
Aaron 'DJ Kidd Star' Payes
Took Music Theory lessons from Buzz A.
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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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"Working with Eli was amazing. He's a great teacher and he moved through the material at just the speed I needed. I improved greatly over the semesters I spent working with him. I highly recommend him as a teacher."
Mason
Took Music Theory lessons from Eli S.
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"Nils opened my mind to the musical potential I've always dreamed of. He is incredibly kind and was always positive no matter how much, or how little(!), practicing I did in between lessons. I feel so grateful to have finally found my music sensei!!"
Drew
Took Music Theory lessons from Nils B.
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"Madeline was so friendly and helpful. She connected with me on a personal level through tutoring and we're still friends today! She helped me through my music theory classes in college and adapted to my learning styles easily. One of the sweetest people I know, thank you Madeline!"
Hannah
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"Adam was great! Very helpful. The only thing that was difficult was finding times to get together. I know that many in the class struggled to meet with Adam. Other than that, keep it up!"
Madeline
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Thanks Rosita for your patience, for your cares and effort on making us better singers. Although some of us in the Church quire had no idea of what correct singing was u helped us excel and move forward in knowledge of musical notes, pitch ranges, tuning, proper breathing, diet and all that good stuff about singing. I can only describe u as an AWESOME teacher!!! Love u bunch your friend and student always
Marichuy! :-);-)"
Maria D. Aburto
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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"Great first lesson! My son enjoyed it. Thank you."
Obi
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith J.
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