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Lydia L.

3 Reviews
Hudson, MA
Starting at $25
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded New England Intercollegiate Band Solo and Ensemble Award from New England Intercollegiate Band
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Lydia L.

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Hand drumming is a lot of fun and a great way to reduce stress!

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*Availability starts June 24th! Please reserve your spot in advance!* I have experience teaching percussion to children from preschool through adults in their early thirties. I have recently graduated with a master’s degree in performance from the Longy School of Music of Bard College, where I

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Callum
Great first lesson! My son was very comfortable and excited to keep going.
Natalie
Lydia was very welcoming and kind, and put me at ease during our first lesson. She knew I wanted to work on mallet percussion, and had a lesson plan ready for me on the marimba. She moved at a pace that worked for me, and I already feel as though I have learned some basics. I'm excited to continue my lessons with her!
Mike
Lydia's teaching style is fantastic! As an older learner, she was very patient and understanding with me while still helping me reach my goals. She taught me many different ways of playing and different styles. It is a pleasure to be taught by such a remarkable percussionist!
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Jimi Z.

16 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaching since 1981
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
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Jimi Z.

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All levels. Embouchee focused on with sound production first month with cutting edge Method Books utilized.

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*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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Jim
This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
Ryan
Very engaging. My 16 year old is enjoying the lessons.
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Gwenn O.

Hudson, MA
Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • BA with Honors in Music from Wesleyan University
  • Teaching since 1986
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Gwenn O.

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I love music and love helping people enjoy playing the saxophone. The sax is a great instrument. I play every type of music from classical to jazz and and look forward to helping you on your musical journey. Whether you are wanting to play your favorite music or prepare for an audition, I'll help you accomplish your goal and find the musical tools you need to be the musician you want to be. Give me a call if you would like to try out a lesson. All student levels welcome!

About Gwenn

I've been playing the saxophone for 40 years! I come from a very musical family. My grandfather and father are both musicians and there was always something musical happening in our home with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra members just hanging out playing quartets with my dad and grandpa.

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Max R.

4 Reviews
Allston, MA
Starting at $47
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 2021
  • Awarded Certificate of Distinction in Vocal Pedagogy from Boston Conservatory at Berklee
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Max R.

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Healthy singing is a multifaceted endeavor. It requires synergistic engagement not only between the vocal folds and vocal tract but also between the entirety of the body and the perceptive mind, regardless of genre or style. My teaching addresses and fuses each component of this pivotal trio comprising mind, body, and voice. The result will allow your instrument to find a newfound freedom of expression, progressively giving you the increased power and the agility to emote in a multitude of styles across the vocal spectrum.

Recognizing singing as a deeply individual experience, I am a fervent advocate of student empowerment. My job is to bestow you and guide you with the fundamental technical tools that you can then use to earn the gratification of becoming your own best teacher for whatever you desire to sing. Although I specialize in classical technique and employ it as a foundational anchor, my holistic approach is adaptable across the range of age, level, and style and can be ...

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I have had a lifelong fondness for music, science, and the aesthetic expression of emotion through sound. My Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Boston University serves as a hallmark of my enduring performance background in opera, art song, chamber music, church services, choral repert

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Emilie
I’ve really enjoyed working with Max, and have often picked his brain because I know his knowledge of the voice is so valuable. He’s a vulnerable and wonderful performer and a personable teacher who goes out of his way to keep learning- I think that makes him the best teacher! I recommend him to anyone who has a chance to be his student or work with him.
Stephanie Pfundt
Max is an absolute pleasure to work with and a front running professional in the voice pedagogy industry. His sensitivities from everything diction to vocal mechanics and body/mind awareness in singing helped me think of my voice in a whole new way. I have never met a voice teacher so able to communicate technical advice in plain speech. Each lesson I had firm take aways and felt I dramatically improved in the space of a month. Thanks Max!!
Jeannette Lee
Max is one of the most passionate and knowledgeable vocal science pedagogues I know. As his colleague, I know his students will benefit from his detailed explanation in mastering a comprehensive understanding of the human voice. He is dedicated to his craft as a musician and as a teacher and I highly recommend him!
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Karen D.

34 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Concertina:
A free-reed musical instrument, like the various accordions and the harmonica. It has a bellows, and buttons typically on both ends of it. When pressed, the buttons travel in the same direction as the bellows, unlike accordion buttons, which travel perpendicularly to the bellows. Always starting with basics the student will learn how to hold the instrument, notes, chords, reading, and playing songs.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
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Nicole S.

14 Reviews
Watertown, MA
Starting at $17
  • Speaks English
  • Child Development & Urban Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts Univeristy
  • Teaching since 2011
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Nicole S.

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Go at your own pace and have fun are my knitting mottos! I teach continental style knitting and have been teaching beginners to knit for over 5 years. Together we'll experience the excitement that comes when you cast on something new, learn a new stich, or finish a favorite project.

I'm can start with the basics (cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch) or jump straight into helping on a project you have planned (or started and got stuck on? don't worry - it happens to all of us!). There is no limit to the kind or number of projects we can do. I have plenty of project ideas and am always happy to help with your ideas, too.

About Nicole

My grandmother taught me to knit when I was 11 years old, and after taking a few years off I picked up the hobby again in my 20s. Now in my 30s I am an avid knitter - there are always several projects on my needles (I need one I can travel with, one I can do while watching TV, and usually one I'm ma

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Belva
Nicole was very knowledgeable and patient. I look forward to our next lesson.
Beth Garrison
Ok - this was incredible. I go in with a really wonky purl stitch and she was able to recognize what I was doing wrong! I thought I was knitting/purling continental style and she noticed it wasn't that at all - but Norwegian knitting/purling and got me on the right track. I would recommend her in a heartbeat, I have been to two other in person instructors with little success and she was able to fix my problem over zoom!
Betsy
Nicole is just wonderful. I could not ask for a better knitting teacher!!!

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"I took voice lessons from Mary Ann at Groovin' On Music from 2007-2009, and they were worth every penny. I was a background singer in a worship team at church and I was shy to sing lead because I didn't know how to sing vibrato or navigate the falsetto break in my range. I had always wanted to take lessons as a kid but never was able to until adulthood. I was a bit nervous when I first came in, but Mary Ann put me at ease. She is a beautiful spirit who inspired me, challenged me, and made me laugh. She is not only amazingly talented and experienced, but she genuinely loves people and makes the lessons an enjoyable experience. Mary Ann definitely took my voice to the next level. Many people have commented on the difference in my voice and my confidence level before and after the lessons. I now sing lead, am at home with my vibrato and know how to use all the notes in my range. I would absolutely recommend Mary Ann as a voice coach for people of all ages!"
Amie
Took Singing lessons from Mary Ann G.
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"I have never had a voice teacher who has been so invested in my success. She is excited with every breakthru and willing to be patient as you learn her techniques and terms. SD has given me confidence in parts of my voice where I was lacking for years."
Abbey
Took Broadway Singing lessons from SD L.
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"Tony is more than a good musician. Anyone can play chords or build a song (both of which he does excellently), but Tony goes beyond and really listens to you to bring your ideas to life. His encouragement and genuine care for both storytelling and the craft of songwriting make him an exceptional teacher."
Ashley
Took Ableton lessons from Tony N.
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"Mark is thorough as an instructor and relatable as a person. He takes time to explain theory and is very patient and reassurant about my progress in my lessons. I feel fortunate to have found Mark on my initial search for a music instructor."
Wanda
Took Violin lessons from Mark L.
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"I have learned more and have had more improvement with my singing with this instructor! She really helped me learn how to strengthen my voice and be able to dissect a song. I definitely recommend her for anyone who wants singing lessons. This was within a short time, that I saw these results. She knows how to get to the point and it be fun. I noticed a drastic change! Thanks so much!!!"
Alegria
Took Singing lessons from Fawn A.
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"Tanisha is the bear!"
Timothy
Took Singing lessons from Tanisha H.
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"Meghan is an absolute gem and I hope I get to work with her again someday. I was only able to afford 5 lessons but I've learned so much more in those few sessions than I have with any of my previous instructors. I'm painfully self-conscious when it comes to singing, but she was very encouraging and patient. She takes time to explain all the exercises she gives, ensuring that I'm able to understand how they would help in improving my voice. Highly recommend her to anyone who loves to sing, but might be shy like myself!"
Shannel
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Meghan L.
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"If you are looking for someone to not only teach you how to sing, but how to perform, Lauren is your woman. She is someone who not only has an extensive knowledge about the human voice and the art of singing but also knows how to command a stage. If you have any doubts, just look at her performance resume, and you'll see she's no stranger to a stage. She has taught me so much about performance and can teach you how to own the stage. She is a kindhearted person and will work her hardest to help you succeed in whatever musical path you choose."
C.J.
Took Opera Voice lessons from Lauren F.
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Took Piano lessons from Foteini M.
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Took Singing lessons from Katie P.
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