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Johanna B.

2 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $45
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Master of Music from San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Johanna B.

2 Reviews
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Private Music Performance Teacher

Opera, art song, broadway, folk, world, jazz

About Johanna

Currently teaching all lessons online! Whether you have aspirations to become a professional singer, sing in a community choir, learn to harmonize with friends, or just sound around the campfire, I'll work with you to achieve your musical goals! Some skills you'll learn will include: bre

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Liz
I joined a small group session with Johanna a few times and it was one of the most positive singing experiences of my life. Johanna is extremely knowledgeable, patient, and kind. As a novice singer, it was really awesome for me to learn more about how to use my breath and body as a tool to free my voice. Johanna is truly embodied in her work and her enthusiasm and passion are contagious. Whether you are a professional or a beginner, I can't recommend Johanna more highly.
MarcusS2
Johanna knows what she is doingShe knows how to get me to produce a better toneI just have to remember the techniques and keep on practicingShe is patient and effective, and she prioritizes the my weakest areas
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Charlie M.

7 Reviews
Charlestown, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish
  • Awarded SAC grant recipient from Somerville Arts Council
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Charlie M.

7 Reviews
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During my time teaching privately and in the Boston public schools for the last fifteen years, I have focused on creating engaging, fun, and collaborative music lessons. We have explored a variety of songs and styles as well as different activities and approaches to improvising and composing. We’ve had a variety of ensembles playing many different types of music and performing all over Boston at the public library, community events, bars, and art and science fairs.

About Charlie

I like to keep the lessons engaging by finding songs and material that the student is interested in. Every song is a world in itself and can offer many insights into the history and development of music. I'm currently finishing my second album of music that I wrote with SlowPokeNTurtle wh

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Richard
Charlie is the most patient and musical music teacher I have ever experienced and I am old! His approach to teaching is first rate. He is incredibly knowledgeable about all forms of music.
Larry B
This guy is incredible. He creates a safe space where you feel inspired to improvise and experiment with music. He showed me songs that changed my music taste and playing style completely. The best part of learning with him is that it feels like you are jamming with a good friend. He not only is an incredible musician but also a great mentor. I have only good things to say about Charlie
Kevin
Charlie McClaren is one of the greatest music teachers I've ever had. Learning music with him never felt like a chore, rather it was a journey we shared. He's patient and understanding, but he'll make sure you understand the music thoroughly. He showed me that music was more than an art form, it's a lens you see the world through. I can't recommend Charlie enough, no matter where you are on your musical journey, he'll take you to the next level!
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Johnny M.

10 Reviews
Roxbury Crossing, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor in Music Performance from University of Alabama
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Johnny M.

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I strive to treat each student equally no matter how advance the student are. My job as a teacher is to provide students a tool in life. Students will learn the way life works through the art of music. Should the students decide to pursue music or not in the future, I only hope that students will apply what they've learned in music to their everyday problem solving.

About Johnny

Johnny received his Bachelors of Music at the University of Alabama, under the tutelage of Carlton McCreery, and a Masters of Music at The Boston Conservatory with Andrew Mark. Johnny made his debut performance in 2011, performing Dvorak's Cello Concerto with Albuquerque Youth Symphony under the di

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Isaac P.
Johnny is experienced in teaching cello. His lessons are always passionate, musical, and informative. There are several aspects of his lessons that I'd like to share.

1. Full of Content: He delivers enough details of a new technique with simplification for an easy understanding.
2. Learning Curve: By breaking down and reorganizing the knowledge, he teaches new concepts step by step, from approachable actions to efficient actions.
3. Customization: He helps you find out a suitable solution to grow on the techniques based on your own physical and cognitive characteristics.
4. Experimentation: The correct ways he suggests you do is demonstrated by experimenting with different ways for comparison, which you would not only know what to do but know the reason behind it.

Cello is a beautiful yet complicated instrument. To enjoy it, a great mentorship is necessary and truly valued.
Nina
After coming from a high pressure - pre professional cello teacher, Johnny Mok is a breath of fresh air! I am learning at a faster rate and accomplishing more due to his relaxed and happy teaching style. So glad I found you Jonny!

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Rebeka D.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks French, Italian, German, Latin
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Rebeka D.

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Online Music Performance Teacher

Senior Music Education Major with 2+ years of teaching experience and a member of the Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra. The Music Director of an a cappella ensemble (less than a year), a member of the MSJ University Singers (3+ years), and a worship leader and band member (6+ years). A violinist and vocalist with 11+ years of experience, and 2+ years of viola and piano experience. As a current college student, I am presented with a wide variety of different performance experiences including recitals, charity events, ensemble concerts, festivals, and many others.

I believe that music is an experience that is felt and understood differently among each person and because of this, all lessons are customized according to the interests, needs, and goals of each student. My students will develop a solid foundation of music theory, aural skills, and sight-reading that will prove to be extremely beneficial in their musical studies. My greatest desire is to help all of my students to ...

About Rebeka

I am a Senior at Mount Saint Joseph University pursuing a degree in Music Education. My primary instruments are violin and voice, with my secondary instruments being viola and piano. I have been playing violin and singing for 11+ years and playing viola and piano for 2+ years. I am a classicall

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Dawn
Friendly and has a good relationship with my child.
Megan M.
very good.
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Dave L.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1994
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Dave L.

16 Reviews
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Online Music Performance Teacher

Incorporated into instrumental lessons for the aspiring performance major or student interested in pursuing a career in music performance.

About Dave

Teaching Experience: Private Lessons - 20+ years Public School - 4 years Primary Instruments taught: piano, woodwinds Masters Degree in TV/Film Music Orchestration - 2019 University of Chichester, United Kingdom Bachelor's Degree in Music Education - 2001 University of Central Flori

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Janice Z.
Very patient with this senior citizen. Looking forward to my next lesson.
Matt
David is a great instructor. He can hear what you are doing wrong and tell you how to correct. I am learning Saxophone much faster than I thought possible.
Mark M.
Good first lesson with Dave. He's a great communicator and seemed to understand my level of music experience; he knew the right subjects to linger on, and what information he could skip over, confident that I already knew it. I felt like we were able to cover a lot of ground in 45 short minutes.
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Frixos P.

53 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, some Portuguese, some Greek, Some Spanish
  • Bachelor of Music in Music Composition from New World School of the Arts College
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Frixos P.

53 Reviews
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I will teach you concert etiquette and how to present yourself as a performer in a classical and/or jazz setting

About Frixos

Frixos states that his love for music probably started before he was born. “I’m pretty sure the Motown sounds my mother loved to listen and move to permeated to me through her.” Add to that his exposure to different ethnic sounds like Greek (his origins) folklore and contemporary music, Portuguese

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Aidan
Good vibes after one lesson. Frixos seems patient and competent! My son is looking forward to his next lesson!
Masayo R.
Tyler had his first lesson and he enjoyed it very much. He says it was very informative, so 5 stars for the first lesson!
junwei
A very patient teacher, explains things well. Learned a lot about solos and got to play some cool pieces. Very knowledgeable.

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Average Cost of Music Performance Lessons in Boston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute music performance lessons in Boston is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$69 average

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"We just wanted to thank you so much for all your help over the last few months in preparing Sara for her recitals. Her talent show at school was last night and she did fabulously and projected for all to hear and she couldn’t have done it without your teaching!"
Jennifer
Took Music Performance lessons from Melissa M.
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"Since I was in high school, I’ve always wanted to develop my skills as a piano player, drummer, or guitarist. I had a ways to go, and Greg was assigned to help me grow in our youth worship team. Out of the years I spent there, Greg was the best teacher I had! Hands on training, coherent instructions, and constructive feedback from our sessions were what made me into the musician I am today. Greg Campbell is the best!"
Christian
Took Music Performance lessons from Greg C.
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"Very fun and easy going. He is very knowledgeable and encouraging. I had a great time working with him!"
Ruben
Took Music Performance lessons from Michael R.
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"Daughter Loves Class

My six-year-old loves to perform. Randy has been helping her with her intonation, piano playing, performing, and general ear for music in a manner that is fun and successful. My daughter is excited all week to go to her class."
Erika
Took Music Performance lessons from Randy L.
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"Excellent musician, vocalist and performer. Worth your time and money to utilize T King as your instructor."
Lynn
Took Music Performance lessons from Timothy K.
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"Patrick is from Miami, Fl. the capital of music. He graduated from a very reputable Arts school and it shows in his work as a musician and teacher. I highly recommend Patrick not only as a teacher but also as an entertainer."
Jaimy
Took Music Performance lessons from Patrick L.
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"Danny has an approach that is professional and realistic to real life situations. Most coaches I've worked with before were only able to help me with basic piano scales. Danny actually went further and worked on my song which is R&B and taught me how to interact with a small crowd. Yikes, it works."
Jerry M
Took Music Performance lessons from Danny V.
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"I have very much enjoyed Jan's Acting For Singers class at the Songwriting School of LA in Burbank. Jan is an enthusiastic teacher with a wealth of knowledge and a real passion for encouraging talent. I highly recommend studying with her to improve performance and hone your craft."
Megan
Took Music Performance lessons from Jan L.
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"Mrs. C is a dedicated and accomplished musical performer and teacher who shares her enthusiasm while providing the foundations of musical education to young learners. As a wife and mother with two children of her own, Mrs. C is certainly a woman you can trust to provide professionalism and care when dealing with students. Highly recommended to children of all ages - even teens and young adults - who hope to cultivate and develop their musical passion into a skilled hobby."
Matt M.
Took Music Performance lessons from Hallie C.
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"Patrick is an extraordinary performer and based on personal observation, an exemplary teacher. I highly recommend him in multiple facets of music performance."
Peter
Took Music Performance lessons from Patrick L.
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