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Bobby G.

1 Review
Haverhill, MA
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Outstanding Student Award from Bridgewater State University Music Department
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Bobby G.

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Music Theory can be quite a pain to master. I offer two class options to help alleviate some of that pain. Attend my bi-weekly class in theory that begins with a complete coverage of Music Fundamentals, or customize your educational experience with an individual lesson tailored to your specific needs as a student. (Bi-weekly course requires a minimum of ten 45-minute lessons.)

About Bobby

$25/half hour and $40/hour, in-person and Google Meet/Zoom lessons available! I am a professional, classically trained vocalist in the Boston area who is offering voice, piano, and music theory lessons at a competitive price. I am a music teacher for the City of Haverhill and I offer virtual les

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Jake
Fantastic experience, very talented.

Sergio M.

Boston, MA
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English , Spanish
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Awarded Zyldjan scholarship. Full tuition Berklee. HIgh specialitation grant. from Zyldjan Cymbals.//Berklee Colleg of Music.// AIE
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Sergio M.

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Word Percussionist specialist in Flamenco rhythm and cajon, and afrocuban percussionwho have performed and toured around the globe accompanying some of the most important artists in the contemporary scene including names like Paul Simon or Wayne Shorter. Music Education is my vocation as well as

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Vasiliy M.

30 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Russian, Ukrainian, Russian
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Vasiliy M.

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I would be more than willing to assist my prospective students with their various musical endeavors in Music Theory/ Musicianship. Through the diligent preliminary talk we will discuss various aspects of interest that my students have developed in relation to music, so we could plan and design our future lessons according to an initial discussion. My job and responsibility will be to make an intelligent assessment of my students' natural abilities for the given subject of study, to create vigorous learning atmosphere during our meetings, and to give my students professional instructions to the best of my humble abilities, for the benefits of their musical , aesthetic, and personal development. I will encourage my students to learn as much as they can, at the given moment, but I will not ever attempt to exceed people's natural capabilities. Participation in Music with love and fun should be as rewarding and valuable to the music amateur, as professional performing career (with its ...

About Vasiliy

Hello, I am Vasiliy M, Boston University School of Music Alumnus (DMA in Composition). We dwell in Boston since Fall 2002; before that time , we lived in New York, where I studied Composition at Mannes College, The New School For Music. I received both BM, and MM degrees from Mannes in 19

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Chris C.
Wonderful teacher. I have referred two friends.
Don
Great V is the man helps me with my breathing & bringing out the richness in my voice. Also he gave me more confidence in myself as a artist.
Adhiti H.
Mr.Vasiliy is very patient, enthusiastic and very detailed. My daughter was able to learn so fast and efficient from him. I really thank him for being kind and motivating her!

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Ana N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2012
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Ana N.

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Hello and welcome to my studio! I am a clarinetist, saxophonist, composer and arranger known for my multi-genre diversity in both classical and jazz styles. I have over 7 years of teaching all ages and levels of students in piano, violin, voice, clarinet, saxophone, and music theory.

Each lesson is catered to your specific goals and needs, whether you're a beginner or a serious student seeking a career path in music. Let's make music together!

About Ana

I am a professional musician and educator fluent in classical, jazz, Latin jazz, R&B, and pop styles. Currently residing in the Bloomington IN area, I have performed with a variety of groups across the Midwest including Michael Spiro's Descarga 5, the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, and the Buselli

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James
I really enjoy taking saxophone lessons with Ana. She is extremely knowledgeable in topics related to saxophone, jazz, and improvisation. Her lessons are very organized, intellectually stimulating, and she provides just the right amount of structure while allowing me the space to develop my own creative ideas. I highly recommend taking a lesson with her. You’ll thank me later!
Christine
I have played clarinet for 5 years now and am working on music for solo pieces and band class. Ana gives me lots of material to work on and I am feeling more confident about my playing!
Amanda D.
I'm a classically-trained flutist and have been taking Jazz improv and theory lessons with Ana for four months. I have learned so much from her - she has opened my eyes to jazz and made it fun and approachable. The lessons have given me a deeper appreciation when listening to jazz, improved my listening skills, and made me a better player. I never thought I would be able to do improv, and after a few weeks of lessons it came very easily to me. I highly recommend Ana to anyone who wants to learn jazz improv, regardless of what instrument they play!
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Yung-Ai Chloe W.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Chinese Mandarin, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Teng-Hsiu Chen Music Scholarship from Shih Chien University
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Yung-Ai Chloe W.

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Music theory is a must for students in order to understand how to read notes. I'll even incorporate some games to develop creativity!

About Yung-Ai Chloe

I hope you will consider me for my passion, expertise and experience in music teaching. I also customize my lessons towards my students' abilities and goals. My greatest satisfaction is from seeing my students improve. I love helping people learn to play music; because music has been a constant

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SHIANG
Due to the coronsvirus, I decided to restart the piano I had abandoned as a kid. I am very pleased so far with my lessons. Chloe takes the time to understand my goals and developed a lesson plan customized to my needs. She explains much more than my previous music teacher. She makes learning music much more interesting.
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Nicole D.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Nicole D.

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As a student at Berklee College of Music, I have a very thorough knowledge of music theory and as a teacher, I think it's important for students to understand how and why music is written. From reading music to figuring out scales and modes to harmonic analysis and the circle of fifths, I will focus on whatever my students' interests and goals are.

About Nicole

Hi, I'm Nicole! I am going into my junior year as a voice student at Berklee College of Music, majoring in Songwriting and minoring in Musical Theater Performance and Musical Theater Writing. My two favorite genres to write and perform are pop and musical theater. I have experience (both in person

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Durga
Nicole is fantastic with our 5-year old. She has been our piano teacher since March and we could not be happier. She is articulate and has patience with our kid and I am sure she will be great with any kid any age. Get Nicole to help your child become an amazing piano player.
Namrita
Nicole is engaging and patient with my ever distracted 6-year-old - and we’ve seen terrific progress even online.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Boston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Boston is $64. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $300 per hour.
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$52 average
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"I started taking Italian lessons from Mya a year ago, and after finding out she's also a music teacher I decided to give it a try, Best decision ever! Not only Mya is the best Italian teacher I've had (she's very detailed oriented and helps me tremendously with my pronunciation) but she's also an experienced and skilled music teacher. After only a few classes, I was able to play decent music with my violin!"
Lia
Took Music Theory lessons from Mya B.
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"I had started taking gigs with new bands but I was struggling with my sight reading and general music theory. I found Kellen through a friend and I'm so glad. He was friendly and super knowledgeable and I felt like it all clicked all of a sudden. I was able to learn easily online from my home in Portland. I keep taking lessons with him because I keep learning great tips about performance and theory. He's also really funny. Kellen's awesome!"
Emilie
Took Music Theory lessons from Kellen H.
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"Very personable. Clearly knowledgeable. Encouraging and patient.

I am a beginner, with usual stage fright and hesitation and did not feel uncomfortable at all."
Danielle
Took Music Theory lessons from Molly M.
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"Music Theory made easy. Cole helped everything make sense"
Scott J.
Took Music Theory lessons from Cole P.
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"Richard knows his music. If you want to know the why's and how's and patterns of music, Richard is your guy."
Glen
Took Music Theory lessons from Richard W.
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"Very personable. Clearly knowledgeable. Encouraging and patient.

I am a beginner, with usual stage fright and hesitation and did not feel uncomfortable at all."
Danielle
Took Music Theory lessons from Molly M.
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"My name is Mary Mercurio Santos, and I am the Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction Coordinator for Azusa Pacific University. Adam worked under my direct supervision as a Tutor and Supplemental Instruction Leader for approximately three years while he was an undergrad at APU.
Adam's knowledge of music, and Music Theory is extensive and comprehensive, and yet he has the ability to break down these complicated theoretical concepts and make them easy to understand for even the most basic learner. I have seen him successfully tutor students at all levels of musical knowledge and experience. If you need to know ANYTHING about music, I strongly recommend you reach out to Adam for services."
Mary Mercurio Santos
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Rebecca came well prepared and she has a very positive, energetic personality.
She is a true pleasure to be around. To hear her play is a blessing. She has it all:
personality and musically. We are blooking forward to many more lessons to come."
May
Took Music Theory lessons from Rebecca S.
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"Adam explains things in a way that makes you think critically about the subject and gives logical ways to work through theory problems. HES THE BEST IMSTRUCTOR EVER! I would not have passed theory without him"
Sarah
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"Kory is a fantastic teacher. He explains things in a very clear way that are easy to understand. Learning is fun and exciting even when the material is complex. I highly recommend Kory as an instructor."
Nicolas
Took Music Theory lessons from Kory I.
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