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Darren S.

14 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Cantonese (Chinese) 粵語, Mandarin (Chinese) 普通话/國語, Thai ภาษาไทย, English
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Darren S.

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Students can expect a teacher that addresses every single aspect of learning orchestral upright bass: from honing bow technique, to left-hand formation and fingering choices, to reading musical notation, interpreting music and learning rhythm.

My goal is to help students develop a technical foundation on the bass for playing just about any kind of music that they are interested in, and to support students with practicing tips for areas in their playing where they want to improve. My specialty is symphony orchestra training, so I primarily use the Essential Elements for Strings books at the beginning, and then later as students make progress, I begin to introduce standard orchestral repertoire, sonatas, and concertos written for the bass. I have been teaching since August 2016 and so far I have helped students get into All-States, ensembles at the New England Conservatory Preparatory Division, Districts/Regional festivals, youth orchestra programs, and music degree programs at ...

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Darren is one of the leading private teachers for double bass lessons in Greater Boston and specializes in audition preparation for music festivals, colleges, and youth orchestra programs. Darren focuses on improving his students' playing ability by focusing on their technique, phrasing, tone, a

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Lee K.
Darren is a very good teacher. Would recommend him to any bassist beginner or advanced.
Kim
My 11 year old has attended an after school music program in our district for a few years playing the double bass. When Covid hit, she was no longer able to continue learning, but her music teacher recommended her to audition for a selective music program at Berklee College of Music. That's when I reached out to Darren via his website to see if he could work with my child for the 8 week period to prepare for the online audition submission.

Darren worked with her every week on a completely new song, introduced great techniques that enabled her to learn quickly and develop new skills. Those 8 weeks were very productive as my she learned the entire song, did the audition and was accepted into the Berklee music program. Darren is a very knowledgeable and dedicated music instructor and I am grateful to him for helping my daughter get into a selective music program. The online lessons from Darren are exceptional. You will not be disappointed with his instructions.
Deb
My son Ethan started working with Darren early this summer after Ethan's previous instructor for 5 years had decided to retire . I was surprised how quickly Ethan was bonded with Darren in this virtual setting. Due to Covid 19, all lessons have been conducted via Skype. Here is what Ethan was talking about Darren. "I have nothing but good words to say about my experience with Mr. Sacks. within a few weeks, I improved a lot. He was able to help me fix fundamental issues with my playing. He was also incredibly kind and patient with me. Mr. Sacks was also always able to explain things well and give me new ways to improve my playing. He doesn't let go of my mistakes but very encouraging when providing advice."

Anastasia S.

8 Reviews
Newton Center, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, German, Ukrainian
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Anastasia S.

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I studied solfeggio as a kid and in college. Can practice dictations, harmony exercises etc.

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After Anastasia’s Carnegie Hall Debut in 2006, the New York Concert Review wrote: "For a critic, hearing a new pianist with a truly warm, luscious tone is like breathing in the scent of jasmine blooming - a pleasure to be recalled again and again - and so I'm happy to report that from the first not

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Weian Y.
Excellent teacher! My 9 years old daughter liked her immediately!
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Denny
As an adult beginner, I chose Anastasia for more personalized instruction, especially in technique, after learning the basics through community center group lessons. I have not continued only because another equally well-qualified instructor who lives close by, within walking distance, has become available. I am very pleased with the lessons and pointers that I have received. Anastasia is professional, encouraging, and friendly. An especially helpful part of her instruction is the set of comments and suggestions that she writes down to guide practice between lessons. If the neighbor instructor does not work out, I’ll be back.
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Claire J.

Watertown, MA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaching since 2020
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Claire J.

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I am a conservatory trained flutist that loves teaching beginning to intermediate students. I approach teaching as a unique collaboration between me, the student, and their parents, when working with children. A single concept can be approached from many angles, and I am committed to finding the best way to communicate with each student. My goal as a teacher is to see the potential in each student, and help them reach the next level of mastery.

About Claire

I have ten years of musical training and experience. I am a graduate of the Longy School of Music of Bard College. My studies in music performance have equipped me with the skills and knowledge to teach beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. Longy School of Music is committed to preparing

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Maggie G.

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  • Teaching since 2017
  • Awarded Teaching Excellence from Iowa State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Maggie G.

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I have been teaching violin for 3 years. Due to COVID, I switched to Zoom lessons this year, and it has been surprisingly awesome! Anything I teach in person translates to Zoom, and this makes learning the violin more accessible than ever.

I teach using the Suzuki Method and See Saw exercise books. I love to teach students of any age - adults and kids. For younger students, I recommend a parent be present to help with lesson setup and note-taking. You're welcome to sit in on the whole lesson or just the first and last 5 minutes or so.

Also, I love introducing students to alternative styles of violin. Want to learn how to play in a rock band? I can help! Want to play by ear and jam? We can do that too!

No matter your end goal, we'll work on posture and playing technique to help you achieve a beautiful sound and comfortable playing. We'll also work on basic music theory and note-reading.

I look forward to meeting you!

About Maggie

I have been teaching violin for several years. Due to COVID, I switched to Zoom lessons this year, and it has been surprisingly awesome! Anything I teach in person translates to Zoom, and this makes learning the violin more accessible than ever. I teach using the Suzuki Method and See Saw exerci

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Maggie is an excellent teacher! Super patient and great at breaking things down into parts that are easy to pick up and remember. I'm often a very frustrated learner, but Maggie has been amazing about encouraging at the exact moment it's needed (often before I even fully realise I need it!). Starting to learn violin as an adult was daunting, but something I had wanted to do since I was young, but it hasn't been the impossible task I thought it would be -- and that's definitely due to having engaging instruction that makes learning both challenging and fun!
Leah Jardon Juarez
I have been with maggie for 1 year now and she has showed me so much She explains everything so so good she does lovely complements she has patience I love learning with maggie she is the best violin teacher I have ever gotten she is really kind I have learned so so so much I would never ever change my teacher I love her 😊 I love learning with her she’s the best teacher! I know you will love her too!
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Emily B.

3 Reviews
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Emily B.

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Welcome to my violin and viola studio! I believe that every student can enjoy the process of studying an instrument, and can learn to play with ease and joy. As a result, I work to determine each student's learning style, look for ways to encourage individual ownership of learning, and adapt my approach to help meet each student’s needs and goals. I teach both Suzuki and traditional lessons, and draw from a variety of musical styles and approaches to help students develop a broad range of skills that include a strong technical foundation, ear training, sight-reading, ensemble playing, and musical self-expression. Through this approach, I hope to help students develop a lifelong love for music that will serve them in all future endeavors, musical or otherwise.

About Emily

Welcome to Emily Benoit's violin and viola studio! Due to COVID-19, please contact me for updated availability and location options. I believe that every student can enjoy the process of studying an instrument, and can learn to play with ease and joy. As a result, I work to determine each studen

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Sravya S.
Emily is an excellent teacher. I have no knowledge of music at all and she has been very patient in teaching me the basics. I have done 5 lessons with her (one in person and 4 online) and she has been very helpful thoughout. She made sure to send me copies of the lessons and recommended books, so I could practice offline.
Anne
Emily is patient, motivating, encouraging, and knowledgeable - a terrific teacher in every way!
James
Emily is a fantastic teacher! She is very easy to work with, and is great at explaining technical and musical details. I highly recommend lessons with Emily!
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Dee F.

46 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded OUTSTANDING EDUCATOR from Marquis Edition, Who's Who of American Women, 2006
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Dee F.

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I have 35 years experience in composition. Currently I compose music for film and television. I have produced 6 albums of music, and compose and arrange for piano, guitar, voice, choral octavos, orchestra, and band. I also compose and arrange for bells/chimes.

About Dee

I have been a private studio teacher of piano, guitar, voice, violin for 29 years. I have taught band, orchestra, and choir in public schools for over 20 years, which enables me to teach many instruments and voice. I hold an ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE ENDORSEMENT, K-12, from University of Phoenix

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Dee is very kind. My daughter truly enjoyed her first lesson!

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"Lulu is a very talented musician, and that translates very well into her teaching. She made the lessons fun by allowing me the opportunity to learn my favorite piano songs. She was so creative with teaching students of different ages and proficiency. I had a really positive experience here. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to learn and master playing piano."
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"Tom is great! Relaxed, patient and experienced with children. Highly recommend to anyone looking for an instructor. Our 10 year old is eager to see him again."
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Took Guitar lessons from Thomas V.
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Took Piano lessons from Daniel E.
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"I’m extremely happy with my singing progress from Stephanie’s coaching. I always thought that I couldn’t be a singer but decided to take a chance and was very pleasantly surprised that, with Stephanie’s method of teaching, that almost anyone could learn to sing. I can’t recommend her enough. Stephanie is an outstanding vocal teacher with an impressive musical educational background as well as formidable singing abilities herself. Finally, and perhaps most importantly, she cares. It is important to her that you improve and she will put a lot of blood sweat and tears into your singing. You really can’t go wrong with her. Did I mention that she’s one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet? Yeah, there’s that too."
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Took Singing lessons from Stephanie H.
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"Ray was very informative, and very passionate about teaching me and was very respectful and made me feel welcome.. I'm very excited about returning for my other lessons."
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Took Banjo lessons from Ray M.
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"She has great knowledge, patience, and positive reinforcer. It was a very nice experience."
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Took Piano lessons from Angela H.
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"First lesson was great! Easy to learn from!"
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Took Piano lessons from Rebecca H.
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Took Singing lessons from Amber J.
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Took Fiddle lessons from Margaret G.
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Took Classical Guitar lessons from Andrew D.
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