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Aaron C.

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Medford, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Bachelor of Music in Composition from University of Southern Maine
  • Awarded Nathan E. Corning Jazz Prize from Bay Chamber Concerts
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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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Charlie M.

7 Reviews
Charlestown, MA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded SAC grant recipient from Somerville Arts Council
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Charlie M.

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Having fun exploring a variety of songs while establishing a foundation of understanding music theory

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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Anastasia S.

8 Reviews
Newton Center, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, German, Ukrainian
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from The Hartt School
  • Awarded First Prize and the Special Prize from International Piano Competition in Rome, Italy
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Anastasia S.

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Notation, theory for all levels and curious, music harmony, counterpoint, form and analysis

About Anastasia

After Anastasia’s Carnegie Hall Debut in 2006, the New York Concert Review wrote: "For a critic, hearing a new pianist with a truly warm, luscious tone is like breathing in the scent of jasmine blooming - a pleasure to be recalled again and again - and so I'm happy to report that from the first not

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Weian Y.
Excellent teacher! My 9 years old daughter liked her immediately!
Dmitry
Excellent
Denny
As an adult beginner, I chose Anastasia for more personalized instruction, especially in technique, after learning the basics through community center group lessons. I have not continued only because another equally well-qualified instructor who lives close by, within walking distance, has become available. I am very pleased with the lessons and pointers that I have received. Anastasia is professional, encouraging, and friendly. An especially helpful part of her instruction is the set of comments and suggestions that she writes down to guide practice between lessons. If the neighbor instructor does not work out, I’ll be back.

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Sophia M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Teaches students Male: 9 to 90; Female: 8 to 90
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sophia M.

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I am able to prepare students to take entry exams. And to give them the knowledge they need to succeed!

About Sophia

I am a vocalist and a voice teacher but I have taught acting. I have performed in Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, the cities of Oderzo, Feltre and Bologna in Italy, as well as Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, and at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City. I have graduated from the Mary Pappert School of Musi

Kelly A.

41 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Italian
  • Master of Music - Jazz Performance from New York University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Kelly A.

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everything from basic "square one" (learning note names) to advanced jazz theory (harmonic/rhythmic), transposition, and music transcription (learning by ear and writing it down)… you can also learn to use theory to help you write your own songs. I teach theory to college-level music majors AND I can break music theory down really easily and simply for casual learners.

About Kelly

After 13 years of teaching all levels (I also teach music at Cornish College of the Arts - since 2015), and many different styles of voice and piano lessons, I can tell you this-- I LOVE teaching! My students have ranged from 5 to over 65, from classical piano, or jazz/pop piano, to pop/rock/jazz s

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Daniel
Kelly is easy to connect with and took the time to find out what my interests were so that she could create a plan oriented towards my goals.
Ryder G.
We are return customers to Kelly. My son loved her as a piano teacher but we stopped when he was taking trumpet during school. Now that he’s over trumpet, we excitedly reenrolled with Kelly. She’s so encouraging and positive. We just did my son’s first online lesson through TakeLessons and it worked flawlessly. I’d recommend Kelly in a heartbeat.
Amelia K.
Kelly is super friendly, encouraging and helpful. After a couple lessons I’ve already learned so much that I never learned while in choir or working with my previous voice coach. I’m really looking forward to continue working with her and excited to see what we can accomplish together.
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Mark S.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $100
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Mark S.

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Want to eliminate writers block? Or make amazing musical compositions? Are you interested in music production? My take on theory is like no other! I make it easy to follow, covering an array of topics I find important to help you gain not only a deeper understanding but ultimate control over music itself and your vision for it. Starting from the ground up from pitch tuning and scales to advanced topics like counterpoint workflow and creativity and everything in between. I've been composing for 21 years since the age of 12 and I'm an amazing teacher with a lesson plan designed to get you to a level where you are constantly inspired and creative with all the skills you need to take the music from mind to sound.

About Mark

I'm a prolific composer music producer pianist and vocalist with hundreds of pieces of unreleased music not including hours and hours of unreleased recorded piano jams. I've written hundreds of thousands of notes and melodies. Started piano lessons at the age of 7 and started composing and perfor

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Min
Marq is a mad creative genius, and any knowledge that he happens to pass onto you will be highly worthwhile. Marq is also fun to work with and very open to your ideas and feedback.
StevenJewel "CULTURE"
Definitely enjoyed my first session with Mark!! He is very thorough with a fun energy that makes learning feel stress free and natural. I definitely recommend his services to all levels of producers that are looking to get some solid knowledge!
Mike
Mark knows all about music from a-z. I have been teaching myself music for years, and Mark knows right where im at and knew how to help me EQ better, arrange songs better, and helped me focus on my live set up as a performer and an engineer. THANKS MARK!!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Brookline, MA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Brookline is $66. 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.
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"THANK YOU! I really could never get my head around music theory and you made it fun and easy to understand. I feel like I can really appreciate my songwriting skills having a better understanding about the science of music. Thanks so very much Ms. Christine."
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Took Music Theory lessons from Christine G.
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"Honestly I couldn't have picked a better teacher. Above all else, Christian really takes the time to help you understand what he's teaching and how to apply it to your own playing. I've been playing guitar for 10 years now and before I started taking lessons from him, I never knew how much I didn't know. Every lesson is fun and engaging and definitely well worth the rate. Bar none."
Justin Kirschbaum
Took Music Theory lessons from Christian L.
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"Carolyn moves at a great pace and is extremely helpful. I especially love when we practice rhythm on a piece of music!"
Olivia
Took Music Theory lessons from Carolyn M.
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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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"Paul not only has a passion for music, but he has a passion for teacjing music and sharing his gift with others."
George
Took Music Theory lessons from Paul M.
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"Six words describe Cindy. I WISH I DISCOVERED HER SOONER! She is exactly what I was looking for in a music theory teacher for my son. The chemistry between them is fantastic. She customizes the lesson to my son's needs. I have seen a major difference in a short period of time, with his sight reading, playing by ear, playing scales and chords. I would definitely recommend her and will be taking lessons as long as she is teaching."
Charlene
Took Music Theory lessons from Cindy H.
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"Hi Everyone,
I’d like to tell all about what a wonderful experience I’m having with Tamari as my piano teacher.
First about me. I’m a 70 year old male with virtually no hands-on music experience or knowledge (other than listening). My parents forced me to take piano music lessons 60+ years ago which I totally resisted. Playing piano was a sissy thing and after a few months they gave up.
For the past 50 years I regretted my youthful error. So when I had the chance to take a piano/keyboard class from Tamari, through OLLI at Uconn I jumped at the chance.
Tamari started the first class totally prepared. Not only did she have startup handouts geared to beginner level students. She also came with extension cords and power outlet strips so all could set up comfortably. Right away we (9) were playing notes and learning. Tamari gave us terrific learning tips (beyond Every Good Boy Does Fine) to make grasping lessons much easier.
Sadly, the Virus hit, and self-isolation became the norm. So Tamari set up her classes through the ZOOM video conferencing software. Wonderfully, a fun learning experience.
One example from yesterday. Tamari helped me learn that just playing the notes , G A G C B by pecking at the keys isn’t music. There’s a certain rhythm needed to make the sound correct and enjoyable. And after, patiently, staying with me, turn after turn, I got it right. Bravo to her and me.
Let me wrap this up by saying, I couldn’t be happier or more satisfied with Tamari as my Piano teacher.
Ralph A Famiglietti."
Ralph
Took Music Theory lessons from Tamari (Tamara) W.
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"Ugh Music Theory is very difficult, but she made it so muchhhh more easier. She is very patient and kind. I love that she made sure i had a understanding of the concepts and notes. I would definately recommend her. I wish i discovered her sooner ! I had a great experience working with Ms.Cindy"
Amanda
Took Music Theory lessons from Cindy H.
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"Adam was our Theory 4 tutor and he did an amazing job making it comprehensible and make sense!"
Moxy
Took Music Theory lessons from Adam T.
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"I studied piano with Brittany for over a year when she lived in Chicago. She was a wonderful teacher who was both encouraging and on point with criticism about areas where I needed to improve. She was also a great resource for theory and voice. It was also a great experience to see her bring voice lessons or examples of her singing to the lessons. `"
Richard
Took Music Theory lessons from Brittany H.
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