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Susan R. Camp Hill, PA

About Susan

I have over six years of teaching piano to children and adults, from beginner to intermediate levels. I also have over eight semesters of piano, as well as a minor in music. I occasionally play the piano for special music in church. I use what ever method I find suitable to the student. I also occasionally allow the student to pick his or her own music. For children, particularly younger ones, I use different things for incentives, such as stickers and lollipops. I worked in daycare for twenty two years, so I have experience with children from ages three to twelve.

Gary B. Harrisburg, PA

About Gary

I love the piano and I am always excited at the prospect of sharing my passion for the instrument with those; young and old who are eager to explore this unique instrument for themselves. From the time I began taking lessons in the 3rd grade and now into my post retirement years, I have been an active player. My experience includes playing in jazz bands, choirs, supper clubs, special occasions, accompaniment for vocalists; playing and directing worship bands for traditional and contemporary worship services in gospel as well as contemporary Christian genres. My commitment to the piano has led me to adapt a lifestyle of study and practice that has given me the proficiency as well as the knowledge of theory to adapt to many different musical environments. I am currently part of the ...

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MelissaG1 July 6, 2012
Mr. Banks is wonderful! My daughter Jordyn really enjoys coming to piano lessons. She's learned so much in a few short months. She is really motivated to continuously improve and I never have to remind her to practice.
Amber R. Carlisle, PA

About Amber

I began taking piano lessons at a young age and continued with them through my freshman year of college. I have a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and five years of experience teaching private piano lessons. My degree and experience with elementary aged children have prepared me to be able to tailor lessons to my students' individual needs, explain concepts in creative ways, and adjust the pace of lessons as needed. Playing piano is something that I really enjoy, so I love having the opportunity to give students the skills they need to enjoy it, too! *** Lesson Details *** I try to create a learning environment that's fun and laid back while still maintaining reasonable expectations for my students. I love seeing my students succeed, so I do my best to give them all the tools

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Cris K. November 19, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
We feel so lucky to have found Amber to teach our son piano lessons. She is very sweet and understanding, and our son really enjoys learning from her. He never complains about practicing, and looks forward to his weekly lesson. I would highly recommend her!
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Martina W. July 24, 2014
Piano · In studio
Verified Student
Amber is very sweet, encouraging, and a fabulous teacher! My daughter is learning so quickly. We are very happy to gave found her.
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Billie Jo D. April 26, 2014
Piano
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Learned a lot from Amber

I am a 37 year old who started taking lessons January 2014 and I must say Amber is wonderful. Amber is patient, reliable, and easy going. I must say it has been a WONDERFUL 4 months so far and I hope many more to come. She is a GREAT teacher. I never had luck in school with music but I must say she is helping it all to come together easily for me.
Kenneth B. Dover, PA

About Kenneth

My passion is music and I've known since a very young age that I wanted to be a professional musician and music teacher. I trained at Berklee College of Music in Boston & Neupauer Conservatory in Philadelphia, and obtained a BA in Music Education, with a concentration in classical and jazz guitar, from Shepherd University in West Virginia. I currently teach out of a studio in PA and play in two working bands. I am excited about teaching via the internet and look forward to sharing my love of music with my students. *** Lesson Details *** I teach guitar, bass, mandolin & banjo. I teach my students to read music and give them a firm foundation in chord structure and music theory that will enable them to play diverse styles of music. Once a student becomes competent with these basics, ...

Jody S. Etters, PA

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Experienced drummer provides lessons. Learn rudiments or a song.

Wayne C. Harrisburg, PA

About Wayne

Over the past 15 years I have continued to study and grow as a guitarist, bassist and teacher taking inspiration mostly from jazz and fusion luminaries like Eric Johnson, Jeff Beck and Jaco Pastorius (bass). I have played professionally in just about every genre of music on the New Jersey/ New York club scene: top 40/dance, straight ahead jazz, funk R&B, fusion, and blues, classic, heavy and alternative rock.

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How to Practice Singing: Practical Tips for Memorizing Lyrics

Need to memorize lyrics--quickly? Take a look at these helpful tips from Ann Arbor, MI voice teacher Elaina R...   For many people, memorizing words is easier if the words are set to music–that is why songs are often used in education (there is even a song that lists all 50 states!). That being said, trying to memorize a song on a deadline is not fun. Not many people know how to practice singing lyrics effectively, and singers often need to learn multiple songs on short notice. … Read More
How to Practice Singing: Practical Tips for Memorizing Lyrics
Need to memorize lyrics--quickly? Take a look at these helpful tips from Ann Arbor, MI voice teacher Elaina R...   For many people, memorizing words is easier if the words are set to music–that is why songs are often used in education (there is even a song that lists all 50 states!). That being said, trying to memorize a song on a deadline is not fun. Not many people know how to practice singing lyrics effectively, and singers often need to learn multiple songs on short notice.
5 Exercises for Faster Fingers When Teaching Yourself Piano
So you've started your piano lessons and you're in it for the long haul... but playing the same exercises over and over again is starting to get frustrating. We understand. Listen, no one goes to the gym and does the same routine day in and day out. Why should you have to trudge your way through the same repetitive piano exercises over and over? Teaching yourself piano requires a bit of creativity in this respect. So crack your knuckles, climb down off the top of the piano before you scratch th
7 Crowd-Pleasing, Classic Good Songs to Learn on the Piano
Whether you’re just beginning piano lessons or you have been playing for a while now, it’s important to have a list of a few good songs to learn. That way, you can set goals for yourself and build up an impressive repertoire. Here are seven good songs to learn on piano, from classical to jazz to ragtime. They are listed in order from least to most difficult. “Für Elise” by Ludwig Van Beethoven While this solo piano piece is actually titled “Bagatelle No. 25” in A minor, it’s more commonly k
3 Reasons Pianists Should Be Playing Hanon Exercises Daily
Hanon exercises: they might not be the most fun, but they can make a big impact on your progress as you're learning how to play piano! Read on as Saint Augustine, FL teacher Heather L. explains why...   Sure, you could buy a technique book, a book of warm-ups, and a book of "finger-strengthening exercises," and work with all three every day. And some of you may be advised by your teachers to do so, based on your past playing experience and future goals. But if you're a middle-scho
14 Common Musical Terms All Piano Players Need to Know
As you're learning how to read music on the piano, you'll come across a lot of different words and terms that will seem like a foreign language. And that's because... they are! Most sheet music terms you'll see are Italian, or have Italian roots, while others are taken from French, German, Latin, or Spanish. But don't worry -- you don't need to learn how to speak Italian fluently to be a good piano player. There are many piano terms and symbols, but the 14 listed in the infographic below are

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