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Eric C.

9 Reviews
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Starting at $55
  • Awarded Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching from Queens College, CUNY
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric C.

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Eric has decades of experience as a professional musician, teaching theory, ear training, keyboard harmony, score reading, chamber music, and related subjects in college, conservatory, and pre-college programs, as well as in private lessons and coachings.

About Eric

I teach lessons and courses in music theory, composition, musicology, and related fields. I am an active composer (ASCAP), arranger, and public lecturer, among many other hats I wear. My approach to teaching is to create a relaxed, fun, and conversational atmosphere for the students, meet each stud

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Katrina
Dr. C is not only an incredibly talented and knowledgeable musician, but a teacher who takes a genuine interest in his students' education, all while using humor to keep lessons engaging and fun. I would highly recommend studying with him.
Jake
Dr. C has the unique ability to make his lessons fun and profound. As someone who didn’t have a formal classical music background, he has consistently encouraged me and has intensified my creativity and curiosity by exposing me to music and ideas that are now indispensable to me. He is passionate, funny, witty, and undoubtedly the most valuable instructor I’ve ever had.
Dr. Daniel Plante
Dr. C. is a longtime trusted colleague with a sterling resume and excellent reputation among his students at both Queens College and Mannes College. Having taught a good number of his former students, I can attest to both the preparation they received from him but their respect and admiration they hold. Much Recommended.
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Elizabeth K.

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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music - Viola Performance from The Hartt School
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Elizabeth K.

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Hi, I'm Elizabeth! I teach private viola, violin, and piano lessons, and I also tutor music theory and history! I graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Music degree in Viola Performance from Shenandoah Conservatory, and just recently with my Master of Music degree from The Hartt School in Spring 2021. During my time at Shenandoah, I worked through the school as tutor, helping my peers through music history and theory courses. It always made me so happy seeing them improve in their classes!

I have been teaching viola, violin, and piano for four years, and it is my passion! It brings me so much joy to enrich my students' lives with music, and to watch their progress as they grow. While I don't expect the majority of my students to become professional musicians, I think it's vital that we all, as humans, learn the language of music so we can communicate and understand the world better. My biggest hope is that I make a difference in my students' lives.

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About Elizabeth

My name is Elizabeth, and I teach private viola, violin, and piano lessons. I also tutor music theory and history! I graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Music degree in Viola Performance from Shenandoah Conservatory, and just recently with my Master of Music degree from The Hartt School in

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Jinko H.

242 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 15 to 75
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Jinko H.

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I am a native speaker and former school teacher in Japan. Learning is fun-that's my motto. When you achieve your goals, you enjoy a feeling of accomplishment, right? I want to help you to achieve your goals. My lesson starts from finding what students really need to learn. Understanding student is the key to success. I am very strong in teaching proper Japanese, including reading and writing Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji with fun way. Also, casual, informal, practical Japanese too.

About Jinko

Ages taught: 15 to 75 こんにちは。 If you are trying to start learning Japanese, you found a right tutor!! I am very happy to see many people who want to learn and improve their Japanese. Please note that my current availability is really limited. If you want to learn Japanese with me, b

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Grant H.

182 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2007
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Grant H.

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I like to make learning an instrument fun and easy to fit into your schedule!

If you're an adult finally getting around to learning your dream instrument or a child following your passion of playing music I tailor your lessons specifically to you. We look at what you want to play, pick specific songs that you want to learn, and learn the techniques you need to play these songs. It sounds simple, but it's so effective and much more fun to learn this way!

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Hi! I'm Grant! And it would be my pleasure to be your music instructor. I teach all of the fretted string instruments: Guitar | Banjo | Mandolin | Bass | Ukulele I structure my lesson plans specifically around what you want to learn and how you want to learn it. We will go as slow or fa

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once again Grant has exhibited a lot of patience thank you Grant
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it is a pleasure working with Grant my piano knowledge is growing
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Yulia B.

29 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Master of Music, Percussion Performance from DePaul School of Music
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Yulia B.

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I am a professional percussionist with over 10 years of teaching experience.Currently available to teach lessons at your home or in my home studio, and online.I have helped my students to learn how to read music, obtain good hand posture, develop their technique and musicality.
I received Bachelors of Music in Percussion performance from the Chicago College of Performing Arts, Roosevelt University in 2015 and Masters Degree in Percussion Performance at the DePaul School of Music in 2018. I look forward to helping my new students achieve their goals.
Beginner students will learn how to read music, how to properly hold drum sticks, learn basic strokes, drumming techniques, beginning rudiments.
Intermediate and advanced students will learn how to improve their playing technique and virtuosity. They will also learn how to approach a specific piece of music; how to become expressive and creative with their skills.

About Yulia

Yulia joined the TakeLessons teacher's team in 2015. She is an active performer and an enthusiastic educator. Born in Chelyabinsk, Russia, Yulia received a Bachelor of Music performance degree from the Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts in 2015 and a Master’s Degree in Pe

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Rikka T.
Initially I was hesitant to do on-line, but Yulia had the materials and the expertise to get our daughter started learning mallets for band class in middle school. Our daughter really looked forward to her lessons. Yulia engaged with our daughter in a very fun and still professional way. Lessons were well-planned and they included a plan of practice for our daughter leading up to her next lesson. We are thankful that we found such a great teacher through TakeLessons!
Leslie H.
First lesson was informational. Looking foward to next lesson
Annika
Yulia is energetic and so welcoming! I had a ton of fun in our first lesson and I can’t wait for the rest of our lessons!
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Steven S.

15 Reviews
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Starting at $37
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from California State University, Northridge
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Steven S.

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Ukulele lessons are fun for all styles, ages and levels. I'll help your musical dreams come true! Beginners are encouraged to apply. You'll have fun while reaching your musical goals.

About Steven

Steven graduated with his bachelor of music degree from California State University, Northridge and obtained his teaching credential from Cal Lutheran University. While at C.S.U.N., Steven was the winner of the Andres Segovia memorial scholarship and the Randy Rhoads memorial scholarship. Also, Ste

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Chris
Steven is an extremely well versed and educated guitar teacher. Both in person and online, Steven managed to meet the interests and push the knowledge of music notation no matter what style. My son became a confident player in a short amount of time due to Steven’s vast knowledge and experience. As a 20+ year schoolteacher myself, I really appreciate his student connection and teaching style. An all over excellent experience.
Thomas S.
Fun experience.
Fredrick B.
Steve is an exellent instructor. Easy going and brings a beginner like me to ease and motivated. Look forward to my next class!

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"I took a couple of lessons from Ahmad. I am a novice with the guitar and needed some help. He was beyond patient and helped me gather the basics I needed to begin my long lived desire to learn the guitar. I still have a long way to go, but I feel like he will help me get where I want to go."
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Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Ahmad G.
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"My daughter has really enjoyed her first lesson . Andrew has been very flexible with our schedule to meet my daughter's need. She's going to have the final singing on next month. He will help her to get through. I highly recommend him as a great teacher."
Lily
Took Vocal Training lessons from Andrew S.
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"Awesome instructor. Autumn really knows how to connect with the student at all levels of ability."
Elizabeth
Took Violin lessons from Autumn D.
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"once again Grant has exhibited a lot of patience thank you Grant"
James C. Harney II
Took Piano lessons from Grant H.
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"I have taken lessons from Benjamin, and found him to be an excellent teacher. If you are looking for someone to teach you bass, or guitar you can't find a more patient teacher. I would recommend him to anyone seeking lessons."
Frederick
Took Bass Guitar lessons from Benjamin K.
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"Niki has been teaching our son for a year since he was 6. He has learned so much in the last year- she does a great job of starting with the basics- sight reading, music theory, fingering. Her quiet way keeps him calm but also pushes him to learn. Most of all, he really enjoys the piano and looks forward to lessons!"
Kate
Took Classical Piano lessons from Niki S.
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"Michael is very enthusiastic and hopefully that enthusiasm will rub off in my child!"
Luke
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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Took Singing lessons from Moriah D.
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"Heather is amazing and does a wonderful job of keeping my 10-year-old excited about the piano. Highly recommend her!"
Lisa
Took Piano lessons from Heather M. L.
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"Very patient and knowledgeable. I enjoyed my first lesson and I'm looking forward to the next lesson."
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Took Piano lessons from Ramona D.
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