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Jeanne W.

7 Reviews
Billerica, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Music Certificate from Eastern Nazarene College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeanne W.

7 Reviews
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All students are required to learn the basics in piano, such as,
the lines, spaces in both clefs, time signatures, note values.
Once the students have mastered the above, they can go on to learn
major and minor scales along with music pieces.
Students play songs that are in the John Thompson book and also
plays some supplementary songs.

About Jeanne

I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a B.M. (Bachelor of Music in Applied Piano(Performance Degree). I also attended Eastern Nazarene College, where I received a Massachusetts state certificate to teach. I've taught classroom music in public schools in Templeton, Boston and Somervil

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Holton D.
She was so patient with my son (an active 6 year old!)!
Alex A.
Excellent teacher! Very kind and patient.
Tracey
Jeanne is a wonderful person and knows children very well. My sons are an energetic handful and she patiently guides them through the work. For distracted 9 years olds, they steadily make progress.

Jean P.

7 Reviews
Randolph, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors Degree in Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Jean P.

7 Reviews
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General Piano Lessons for beginners. How difficult it can be to find a reliable and effective teacher that focuses on your goals for great Piano Lessons. Teachers need to be able to motivate and guide students towards success. I can do that while keeping it fun. As an experienced and passionate Music Teacher, I believe in an approach that gives students positive, constructive ways to learn. I design my lessons according to my students’ needs, with an emphasis on confidence-boosting activities.

About Jean

In 2014, I found my passion for helping others as a Music Teacher. I was living in Boston at the time, and offered my services to the many students who reached out for help. Through my years of experience, I’ve gained the reputation to guarantee great results, and the skills to get my students to e

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Simon I.
jean is very down to earth with kids
Nilton
Amazing teacher and my daughter loves her lesson. Jean has a great personality and she is very patient. Its a beautiful thing to see my daughter playing the piano.
mike
Great job getting my daughter who is not afraid to sing in front of people to open her voice up even further. She just preformed as a lead in a play and displayed what she has learned very well

Liana P.

3 Reviews
Quincy, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian
  • Professional Diploma from Manhattan School of Music
  • Teaching since 2005
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Liana P.

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Liana has performed at international festivals in Norway, Hungary, Syria, Canada, Italy, and Israel. Liana performed three times at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Most recently, Liana played in concert halls of Scotland, South Africa, and in multiple states of the USA . Her solo recital in 2016 at the Myra Hess Concert Series in Chicago was broadcast live on WFMT Radio. In 2002 Liana is winning prizes in the international piano competitions in Ukraine , she earned Third Prize at the International Competitions in Memory of E. Gilels, First Prize at the International Competition in Memory of Prokofiev, and Second Prize at the International Competition in Memory of A. Karamanov. In 2008, Liana continued winning competitions: she won First Prize in the “Music World” International Competition in Italy. In 2008 in Israel Ms. P won a prize in memory of Bracha Eden for a most impressive performance during the competition " The Voice of Music " Jerusalem . In the United ...

About Liana

I provide piano lessons at my studio in North Quincy. I have 15 years' teaching experience of all levels and ages . I performed at international festivals in Norway, Hungary, Syria, Canada, Italy, and Israel. Liana performed three times at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Most recently, Liana

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Rishi
My 5 year old takes classes with her. She is a very shy and anxious child. Ms Paniyeva has been very patient and accommodating. She can read and play in 5 months. I can’t believe her progress. I think we were very lucky to find her. My daughter calls her always Smiling.
Beverly
I'm satisfied with the lessons I took, even though seven months of piano still not enough.
Beverly
I learned a lot in seven months with Liana. I was pleased to have her, but I'm still slow. I think I need six months more in order to gain enough speed. Anyway, Liana is a good instructor to start with. She encourages and leaves you with no fear.

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Reece J.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelors of Music in Music Education from Appalachian State University
  • Teaching since 2014
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Reece J.

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Piano is the foundation for a strong music education. Our lessons can give you the tools to play your favorite songs or start you on the path to be a professional musician!

About Reece

Hello! Thanks for stopping by! I am a music therapist and music teacher based in the Atlanta-metro area. Music has always been a strong tool for self-expression and for connecting people, and that guides me in my teaching and therapy work. I love making music with people and helping them to mak

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Jared J.

93 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Associates Degree (General/Music) from Pasadena City College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jared J.

93 Reviews
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I have been playing the piano for years and took several years of formal piano training throughout college and have gone on to play the piano in a wide variety of professional situations ranging from the classroom to on stage. I can teach it in a variety of styles and with a variety of techniques.

About Jared

I am overjoyed and grateful to say I have been teaching music since 2008. I am a very friendly and fun teacher with a great deal of professionalism and patience. More importantly, I love teaching and playing music with a passion. I play a great variety of instruments and have had the opportunity

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Charlie N.
Jared displays an excellent ability to tune into exactly the kind of both teaching and nurturing I need as an adult learner.
Ben
My junior high aged son just had his first lesson with Jared and it was just what he needed. Jared is engaging, enthusiastic and inspiring.
Robert Silverman
5 star teacher - coach and mentor - Great patience for a beginner like myself - never played before but now I’m comfortable easing into lessons - he shows you why your playing and then guides you through the lessons at your own pace - he also has the latest technologies to help - like overhead screens and sheet music that you can understand- I just signed up for another discount series of 7 lessons - I never give reviews but in this case if I can help someone who us not sure were to start - he is the perfect instructor-
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Adam R.

85 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Awarded 1st Chair Tenor 1 from PA State Chorus
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Adam R.

85 Reviews
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I am available to teach beginning piano students. Hour sessions are available but count as two 30 minute sessions back to back.

About Adam

I love working with students of all ages and levels in person and online. I've worked with professionals on TV, Broadway, MTV as well as students 3 years old to 97 just studying for fun. Adam runs successful teaching studios in New York City, Watchung, New Jersey, and online. *** Lesson Deta

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Konrad R.
I enjoyed working with Adam on reducing my accent. He has an uncanny talent to pick up subtleties in my pronunciation to identify where my accent becomes apparent. He worked iteratively with me to find words, syllable, vowels or consonants that I mispronounce. What makes him a great teacher is that he approaches the pronunciation from many different angles. It's not easy to work on your own accent which is why his witty teachings helps a lot to make every session very enjoyable.
Sergio
He pinpoints a lot of small things, that overall help tremendously. He has a great ear and picks up on little subtleties in your voice that you can improve, and this causes you to hold yourself accountable to the same standards as a result. Overall, after just one lesson, i have learned a lot and am eager to continue learning with Adam.
Justin
Adam was great to work with for my first lesson. He has a lot of experience and gives good tips and advice. I'm looking forward to more lessons with him.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Boston, MA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Boston is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $20 and $276 per hour.
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"Very personable and seems to be a good fit with our 6 year old. Were looking forward to our next lesson."
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Took Piano lessons from Lawrence G.
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"Amazing teacher. Been trying to teach myself piano for a little over a year but i realized that i needed to get a teacher. I saw Caleb’s profile and saw that he was a Jazz musician and a trumpet player. I used to play trumpet and since i wanted to learn to improvise eventually i knew Caleb was my guy. So far the lessons have been extraordinary. Definitely feeling good about my direction. The problem I used to have with the trumpet was that i couldn’t play without sheet music. If you want to be able to improvise on an instrument you need a teacher to teach you how to do just that. If this is something you want, then Caleb will get you there on Piano and Trumpet I am sure."
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Took Piano lessons from Caleb M.
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"Jennifer is the best piano teacher! She makes learning fun for our son. She challenges him and makes learning engaging, even while 600 miles away."
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Took Piano lessons from Jennifer W.
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"Brent is a fantastic teacher! My son takes both drum and piano lessons from Brent in our home. He's a calm and patient instructor to my high-energy kid. He's a musical pro with a wide range of styles and techniques to help kids explore their own interests while learning the necessary fundamentals. I recommend him highly!"
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Took Piano lessons from Brent E.
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"Trey was ecstatic about his music teacher and the fact that he is going to learn how to make music come out of the piano.
He is looking forward to his next lesson."
Trey
Took Piano lessons from Agnes H.
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"Chelsea is an awsome, excellent Piano instructor. I am an adult mentee and she is patient and walks me through each step. She dissect each piece in a way that you can come over a new piece easily. I really recommend her as a music instructor for all age spectrum."
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Took Piano lessons from Chelsea B.
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"Our first lesson went very well. The teacher took time to see at what level the students were and gave them pieces to work on. I am sure this will be great! Looking forward to next lesson."
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Took Piano lessons from Britta Y.
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"So talented and easy to understand. She is amazing! Glad I decided to do this for myself."
Michelle
Took Piano lessons from Denise R.
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"William is very patient and very knowledgeable. He not only answers your questions but explins why it is. Bravo!"
Shirley
Took Piano lessons from William P.
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"Marvelous instructor for an old student (76). Apparently if you can teach young students, you are best equipped to handle the older students."
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Took Piano lessons from Ryan L.
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Learning Piano in Boston

by Eunhye J. - Boston piano teacher

Greetings! My name is Eunhye and I teach piano lessons in Boston, Massachusetts.

Boston attracts musical talents from all over the world and has been home to many Grammy winners and nominees. It provides a rich musical environment to learn piano or music in general.

Let’s take a look at some resources that may help your piano learning in Boston.

  1. Find Your Own Keys!
    • Keyboard/Digital Piano If you are planning to purchase your keyboard/digital piano, Guitar Center is a great place to start. There are two branches in Back Bay and Fenway, which are easily accessible by T. The Natick store (321 Speen St, Natick, MA 01760) is more convenient for Framingham, Wellesley, and Weston residents. Various brands of keyboards are on display for you to try and the staff can help you to find the right model for your needs.

*Tip: Get a velocity sensitive or touch-sensitive keyboard with weighted keys. These features ensure musical expression and you will enjoy playing piano more. Make sure that it has more than 66 keys as well!

  • Grand/Upright Piano If you are looking for an acoustic piano, visit the M. Steinert & Sons showroom located in Downtown Boston (at Boston Common, Boylston Station, 162 Boylston St, Boston, MA). I suggest making an appointment to get full assistance and plan for about a half an hour to try several pianos. Once you bring your piano at home, be sure to maintain it! Sudden changes in temperature and humidity can ruin the acoustics of piano. Call a piano tuner every six months!

*Tip: Did you know you can practice on a grand piano at the Harvard Musical Association at Boston Commons for free? HMS offers musicians the opportunity practice for 1 ½ hours at a time without cost. Reservation is a must. More info here: http://hmaboston.org/rooms/.

  1. Get Inspired! I recommend checking out a variety of live concerts that will nurture and inspire you as you’re taking piano lessons in Boston!
  • Venues Berklee Performance Center (BPC): This is the hot place for all contemporary music of all kinds – rock, world, jazz, pop, folk, classical, and more. You name it! Many promising Berklee students’ concerts are held here, as well as world-class musicians. (https://www.berklee.edu/BPC)

Symphony Hall: This is the home of the historic Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO). It’s located only a few blocks away from BPC. Although it is primarily a classical venue, Boston Pops and jazz giants regularly perform here. Fun fact: Near Symphony Hall on Westland Avenue there is a building that used to be a hotel (now an apartment called the Parkside) where Stravinsky stayed and worked during his Boston residency.

Clubs: Hang out with your friends and listen to great music! Scullers at the Hilton Hotel, Regattabar at the Charles Hotel, Lilypad, Ryles Jazz Club, Lizard Lounge, the Beat Hotel in Cambridge, and the Beehive in South Boston are among your many options.

  • Festivals Beantown Jazz Festival: https://www.berklee.edu/beantownjazz Tanglewood: http://www.bso.org/brands/tanglewood/features/2015-tanglewood-season.aspx African Festival of Boston: http://www.africanfestivalofboston.com JP Porchfest: http://www.jpporchfest.org

  • Enjoy Free Recitals at Colleges Berklee College of Music: You will be surprised by how diverse Berklee’s own music scene is! The annual piano concert hosted by the piano department features both faculty and students. (www.berklee.edu)

New England Conservatory (NEC): Third Stream, a synthesis of classical music and jazz improvisation, started here. The finest classical musicians, jazz musicians, and musicians from other traditions showcase classical or jazz music and the combination of those genres here. (http://necmusic.edu)

  1. Explore Books and Materials Now that you are inspired to work on your own piano skills, you’ll want to get some instructional books, scores, and other supplementary materials. If you’re taking piano lessons in Boston already, your teacher can guide you. But here are some additional places to check out:

Music Espresso (295 Huntington Ave #212, Boston, MA) is NEC’s music bookstore that has been serving the New England community for a long time. You can find various method books, popular music scores for piano, jazz giant’s solo transcriptions, and imported classical scores. Learn more at www.musicespresso.com.

The Berklee Bookstore (1090 Boylston St, Boston, MA) sells traditional piano method books. But the beauty of this store is in its pop/jazz oriented instructional book selections. Many of them are written by Berklee faculty and published by Berklee Press. Some introductory course books (Ear Training and Harmony) can be also very helpful if you are inclined to learn jazz, pop, and other contemporary styles.

Now you are all set to go! You and your piano teacher will go through your musical journey together and it will be a success! Good luck!

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