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Graham H.

3 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from The University of Akron
  • Teaches students 9 and up
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Graham H.

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You can play what you can hear. I work on developing the student's mental concept of how a particular piece of music sounds. This solid musical thinking translates into a reliable technique. Technique should come naturally and not be overly thought, but I will explain what seems to work for me and analyze the student's playing.

Beginning students might start with a method such as the well-known 'Piano Adventures'. Lessons should include some study of theory or harmony. More advanced students will work on progressively more demanding literature.

My adult students say I am insightful.

About Graham

I am a musician with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance. I studied with Philip Thomson, Laura Silverman, Douglas Hicks, and Eugene Mancini. I have experience teaching young children, older adults, and those in between. I am patient and encouraging. Presently, I am available to teach online

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Rj H.
Graham is very patient, knowledgeable, and professional.
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Extremely dedicated, patient and caring teacher.
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Excellent teacher.
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Monica S.

12 Reviews
Harwood Heights, IL
Starting at $20
  • Musical Theatre from North Central College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
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Monica S.

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About Monica

I have been a professional Singer, Actor and occasional Dancer for the past 16 years with a Bachelors Degree in Musical Theatre. I love teaching just as much as I love performing. I have at least a little experience in everything performance related. You name it - chances are I've done it! The

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Julie Fisher
IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A MUSIC TEACHER- just take the dive and book with Monica!!! She is the absolute best. I am so self-conscious about my singing voice and Monica put me at ease immediately. She is so approachable and friendly. I've been in lessons for a few months and have already learned to so much that I can hear it in my voice. She is the absolute best.
Tara
I just had my first lesson with an acting teacher besides a high school theatre teacher. I didn’t know what to expect but I’m glad I decided to try. I’m excited to see where I can go from here.
Christopher M.
It was very fun and good and even tho it has only been 1 class. I have already learned so much

Eric H.

23 Reviews
Chicago, IL
Starting at $29
  • Speaks Mandarin, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Eric H.

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It's NEVER too late to start learning piano.

I focus on the fundamentals (technique, sightreading, playing by ear) to prepare all my students to tackle any pieces they want, whether it's classical, pop, jazz, ragtime.

About Eric

I enjoy sharing my love of music by helping others embark on their musical journeys. I am a strong supporter of using a combination of aural training and sightreading to boost musicality and finesse. In the past 6 years, I have taught students of all ages, ranging from children to seniors. You

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Ella H.
My daughter Ella says she has a great piano teacher and She learned a lot from Eric.
Matt
Eric's a fantastic mentor and passionate about all genres of music!

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Abraham S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2018
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Abraham S.

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I help students understand the fundamentals of piano and music in a way that makes sense to them. Once we’ve covered that, we learn skills and mindsets to continue to grow into more difficult material whether it’s contemporary or classical music.

About Abraham

I want to help students discover the love of music and develop confidence through craftsmanship the way my teachers did for me.

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Susan M.
Can't wait for next class!
Willa
Abraham was great with my 8yo. He has a great personality for teaching!
Aiden
Very thankful for such a kind instructor! We are excited about our future lessons.
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Charles C.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • BFA Jazz Studies from Chicago College of Performing Arts
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2008
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Charles C.

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Being a musician is not merely a matter of notes on a page. Technique, theory, and reading are important and always play a role, but in my lessons, I strive to also put a strong focus on personal goals, aspirations, and passions. With these as a guide, I’ll help you not only play but also to create. I’m an active performer and songwriter and have a decade of experience writing, producing, and recording music of all varieties. Let’s book a lesson today and begin looking at the big picture. There’s so much more to be found just beyond the notes.

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Cândida L. B.

62 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaching since 1997
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Cândida L. B.

62 Reviews
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In English, Español ou Português! The piano classes are a very fun and practical way to learn and practice classical songs, as well as pop and Brazilian tunes! Can be based on playing by ear or reading sheet music and chords. Also, can includes some trainings on technique, creativity and composition, to start putting your ideas together to create your own songs or creating your own arrangement for composers you like!

* Classes in studio in NYC too. Please ask for it by message!

PROGRAM - Choose your goals!
- Piano workout - chords, scales, progressions, voicings.
- Sight- reading development
- Playing by ear training
- Preparing repertoire: choosing different styles, composers, levels.
- Learning how to arrange - playing from fakebooks.
- Transcribing your favorite songs to the piano

Practicing rhythms, melodies, harmonies, chords, you will develop your musicality and apply everything in your chosen repertoire. Using apps, videos, tracks, you will have amazing material ...

About Candid L.

International Musician, Expert and Scholar in Music Education, with modern methodologies to teach music (performance, creation, well-being) - in person in New York and ONLINE! TOP artistic training and experience, in high-quality studios in Times Square area, top equipment in class or ONLINE,

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Courtney
Candida is a very learned and talented vocal teacher. She has a vast amount of knowledge and is constantly expanding her understanding of vocal technique and pedagogy. This includes not just Western signing technique, but also an understanding of the importance of diverse and inclusive technique and de-colonizing classical singing technique.

Candida has identified the techniques I use when I sing and has suggested ways to improve while also constantly checking in to see how I want my voice to sound. She has been encouraging even during the times I lost motivation, and she has put so much work into our sessions. Candida created a personalized lesson plan with me to help keep my notes and progress organized. She has had to think of many different ways of presenting information to me when I have not understood how to use my voice in new ways, and she has never failed to find a way to explain how to create sound. Candida’s teaching does not simply focus on the voice but focuses on mental and physical wellness that is necessary in order to understand how to use the voice. I would recommend Candida to anyone.
Hai
Candida is a great instructor and has really helped me to develop and learn about my voice. She is very knowledgeable and gives me the right technique/tool/exercise and feedback that I need at each junction of my singing journey. My experience has been fun, interesting, enlightening and even surprising at times. I totally recommend her!
Bea
She is an excellent teacher and is able to create a different method based on student’s need.

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"Kwame is a great instructor!! He is knowledgeable about the craft he teaches and is great at explaining things in a comprehensible manner. My daughter is young, and his teaching method provided her with the skills and confidence to learn you how play. She went from not liking to play as much to not being able to stay away from a piano."
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"I've always wanted to learn the basics of piano so I can learn how to play my favorite songs, I never thought this would be possible until Fawn, She is so good; informative, strict; fun; patient; thorough; honest; detailed in helping me build my foundation with note reading, scales, theory, ear training, songs, composition, and exercises so I can now play everything I want to with ease."
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"Wow - we’ve only done our first lesson, but it was amazing. Alexandra is so positive and really checked in with our daughter to make sure she was teaching her at the right level; not overwhelming, but still challenging enough to really get her hooked. She was very sensitive to, and conscious of, accommodating our daughter’s learning disability. It feels like a great match! Thank you , Alexandra, for a great first lesson. Looking forward to the next one!"
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"Christabel is awesome. My daughter enjoyed her class."
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"Bill is a great paino teacher. He has has been offering his kindness, expertise and patience instructing my daughter for the past couple of months. I have gone through a couple of teachers before finding BIll and I have been absolutely blessed to have such a great person teaching Jospehine...Thank You Take Lessons"
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Learning fast & lessons are fun and stress free. Brian is patient while my left hand keeps up with my right. :)"
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"Grady is totally fun and made me feel very comfortable. He listened to what kind of songs I want to learn. Grady is the best teacher I have ever had! I can’t wait to have another lesson with him!
- Olivia, 10 years old"
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