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Aaron C.

Medford, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Teaches students 16 and up
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Aaron C.

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Experienced guitarist/composer specializing in beginner and intermediate guitar, theory, and composition lessons. Every student learns differently, so we will discuss your goals and then craft a lesson plan that will best help you to get where you want to be! Working through chord progressions and songs, learning how to play melodies, and gaining a better overall knowledge of the instrument are all key concepts which will be covered at the pace of the particular student. Please feel free to contact me if you're interested or have any questions!

About Aaron

I am a guitarist, percussionist, and composer originally from Maine and now based in the Boston area. I graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Composition from the University of Southern Maine, where I also studied jazz guitar. I'm currently a graduate student at Longy School of Music, in Cambridge,

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Justin O.

Sudbury, MA
Starting at $85
  • B.M. Perforamce from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Justin O.

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About Justin

Justin is Berklee College of Music Graduate and experienced performer of international tours and venues. His expertise ranges from Rock, Jazz, Latin, R&B, Funk, and more. Lessons are structured around the students' interests and musical aspirations. He encourages students to select music they ar

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Janet B.

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Bellingham, MA
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Psychology; Music Minor from Hofstra University
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Janet B.

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As a lifelong music theorist, I can take you from very beginner note reading through interval and chord identification and progressions, sight reading, sight singing and much more. I am patient, kind and respectful. I look at life with a philosophy of gratitude and a sense of humor. Learning music theory is an ongoing endeavor. We will work together at your pace to make the experience successful and enjoyable.

About Janet

Music is every person's birthright. It's a way of knowing, a way of being. Music is multi-cultural. Music learning will open up pathways in your brain that will make it easier to learn other subjects. It provides a way of expressing yourself and an outlet for your joy and pain. What aspects

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Martha
Janet really put me at ease as I was a bit nervous. She identified areas where I was reasonably strong and areas where we should strive for improvement, and (what seemed to me) innovative ways to achieve improvement. I'm really looking forward to my next lesson!
Connor
My son loved his 1st lesson, and is looking forward to more.
Chrissy Petersen
Janet loves music, loves teaching, and loves people. You will not find a more dedicated and compassionate teacher of the arts. In the 14 years that I have known Janet, music, teaching, and family has been her priority. Her skills continuously grow as she has explored music in many different settings such as early childhood music, piano accompaniment, and choir singing.

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Alexandra P.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $80
  • Speaks French
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alexandra P.

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I have been teaching music theory for fifteen years in my private studios and in classrooms.

I focus on beginning theory from note reading and rhythm recognition through to the ABRSM theory exams.

I also teach and tutor theory from the Laitz and Kastka Payne theory textbooks.

My desire is to help people understand music theory in an easy and fun way.

About Alexandra

Alexandra has been teaching harp and piano around the country for eighteen years through her personal harp studio and the Salvi Showroom in Southern California. She has also worked as a sectional coach for the Orange County Youth Symphony, Asia America Youth Symphony, and Palos Verdes Regional Symp

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George M.
Alexandra has met all my expectations. She is very patient. I feel like we are moving along at a good pace. I had zero musical experience and after only 3 lessons can read basic sheet music and actually have music come out of the piano!! I am enjoying the whole process.
Patricia F.
Great first lesson! Looking forward to next week.
christina
Alexandra was an excellent teacher! She really makes you feel at home even if you are nervous at the beginning… I look forward to taking more lessons from her

Max W.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, German, French
  • Masters in Music from Manhattan School Of Music
  • Awarded Outreach Commencement Award from Manhattan School Of Music
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Max W.

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As a faculty member of the prestigious Manhattan School of Music Precollege, Max has been teaching students of all ages and skill-levels for over 15 years. With his sheer passion for music and extensive teaching experience he is able to inspire his students to achieve their goals, in a fun and supportive environment.

Max is a firm believer that a positive learning experience is achieved by creating an environment in which the strengths and differences of each student are celebrated and encouraged. All lessons are tailored to the individual student, according to their goals, musical tastes, and skill-level.

Instruments and skills taught: saxophone, flute, clarinet, jazz piano, music theory, composition, song writing, ear-training, electronic music production with Ableton Live.

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Drawing from his wide experience as a performer in various genres, Max is able to teach a broad range of styles, from jazz, classical, to pop, electronic, and World Music.

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About Max

Hi, my name is Max. I have been teaching for over 15 years, teaching a range of instruments from saxophone, clarinet, and flute, to jazz piano. I also teach music theory, ear training, song-writing, and electronic music production. I teach students of all ages and skill-levels and hold a Masters de

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Mohamed
Max is very well experinced music producer he made ableton seem very easy for me..thanks a lot
Ana C.
Great instructor, he’s very knowledgeable and also patient when teaching. Highly recommend.
Amy
My first lesson was extremely productive. I am an adult student and hadn't played in many years and Max focused on techniques to help me with my weaknesses, and to quickly surpass the level of playing I was previously at. He is patient, encouraging and an excellent teacher.
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Jerry M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2000
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Jerry M.

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My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands. It all one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not having fun while learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND educational at the same time. I have had many parents tell me I'm one of the best teachers they have ever seen. (A couple of them were public school teachers themselves). I truly want my students to succeed and I will do everything in my power to help them accomplish that!

About Jerry

My name is Jerry. I LOVE music and passing my knowledge on to others. I have played many different instruments in many different kinds of bands/groups. They all had one major thing in common, it was FUN! If you are not enjoying learning an instrument you won't want to learn. Lessons can be fun AND

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Jerry is a wonderful instructor. I wasn’t sure how online lessons would go but they have been seamless and fun and my son is making progress with the bugle. I would highly recommend this format and this teacher. The convenience and quality of instruction are excellent. We are signing up for more lessons and may move on to another instrument once my son feels confident on the bugle.
Michelle

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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 $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $276 per hour.
30 min
$39 average
45 min
$53 average
60 min
$67 average

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"Ramona is a Great instructor, Very knowledgable in different aspects of music and instruments; also has a nice set up in her home. grateful for the experience and lessons."
- Obsidian
Took Music Theory lessons from Ramona D.
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"Greg helped me onto the path of speaking the language of music and why it matters. Music theory is not daunting if someone can show you how to apply it correctly. Greg has decades of experience and application. Let him help you!"
- Andy
Took Music Theory lessons from Greg C.
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"Extremely supportive, positive, encouraging teacher. We worked on form and theory, and always left me with things to work on until our next lesson. Really helped me get started. Thanks Victor!"
- Adin
Took Music Theory lessons from Victor M.
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"One of the best teacher I have ever had!!

I highly recommend him! He is one of the best!!!!!"
- Rozbeh
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"I started taking guitar lessons for the first time 10 months ago and am thankful I found such a great teacher in Ahmad. His positive attitude and love of music helps me stay engaged and lessons are productive and fun.

One of the great things about Ahmad is he listens to you and adjusts lesson content based on the feedback you provide. His ability to listen allows Ahmad to deliver a personalized lesson plan that incorporates your goals and gets you excited about what you are working on.

Ahmad also has taught me techniques to prevent and address minor aches that come up while learning to play. He takes this seriously and shows you how to prevent and resolve any issues that come up.

Overall, taking lessons from Ahmad has been a very positive experience. I look forward to continuing working with him to get better."
- Shawn
Took Music Theory lessons from Ahmad G.
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"I am extremely happy with my first five lessons. I feel that my instruction is individualized well to my short term goals, which is to develop a solid theoretical foundation that enables me to understand compositional approaches and methodologies and prepare me to create my own compositions and arrangements. Currently the format of our lesson is to analyze/discuss a piece in detail with a compositional or arrangement exercise to reinforce the main techniques of the piece. (which is reviewed at the subsequent lesson). The exchange of ideas (as well as the exercises) have resulted in me learning something fun and interesting every single lesson. I highly recommend Jaxon as a music theory instructor."
- David
Took Music Theory lessons from Jaxon W.
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"Indigo is simply the best at simplifying music theory into bite size pieces that are easy to grasp. She is a very gifted teacher."
- Geoffrey
Took Music Theory lessons from Indigo S.
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"Tomoko is a fantastic tutor. I had a lot of trouble understanding music theory because it had been a topic I hadn't seen before. She was able to explain things to me in a very clear and easy way. She was also able to help me with ear training lessons which was also surprisingly easy, considering it was a topic I felt I had a lot of trouble with at the time. She's one of the best, no doubt.

Also, if you happen to get piano lessons from her, I'm sure you'll get more than your money's worth. She's an amazing jazz, classical, and overall pianist."
- Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Tomoko O.
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"I’m a 50+ year old that’s been working with Summer for three years studying music theory. She is a talented musician and passionate educator that has helped me advance my knowledge in ways that I never thought possible."
- Laura
Took Music Theory lessons from Summer L.
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"There are those who teach out of necessity, and those who teach out of passion

I'm taking music theory and composition lessons from Daniel to supplement what I already know from composing by ear. He's an excellent teacher, very enthusiastic about teaching the material, and extremely knowledgable. I feel like I've learned a ton so far and we're not even close to done yet! Highly recommended."
- Sam
Took Music Theory lessons from Daniel K.
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