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Vasiliy M.

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

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I teach general piano lessons since 2010.With every new student our mutual journey into the world of music begins from the very basic stage; we begin with discussing student's proper sitting position at the instrument,basic introduction sessions on the general buildup of the instrument, its keyboard layout, and proceed, gradually, to the notation symbols on the music staff introduction to the student. Through the diligent preliminary talk we will discuss various aspects of interest that my students have developed in relation to playing piano, 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 ...

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 199

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Peter T.
Vasiliy is an excellent teacher and a very pleasant and knowledgeable person .
I had a fine session..
Brianna
Mr. Vasiliy Medved is the kindest, warmest and most understanding piano teacher! All of my children adore him as do my husband and myself. I am so happy we found him!
Nika
Vasiliy is very good with our 5yo daughter. He is patient and kind with her, while giving her a strong foundation of technique.
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Karen D.

34 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor Of Music Magna Cum Laude from Berklee School Of Music
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
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Karen D.

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Piano:
A great instrument to learn if a basic and well laid out instrument suits you best. The notes are easy to find and with my method it will be easy to learn so you will playing songs in no time. I always start from the very beginning and only move on when the student feels confident about the lesson. Learning to play piano is a lot of fun and very rewarding. I will teach you the basics of finger technique, notes, music notation, reading music, rhythms, songs, theory, etc. Piano and all instruments will bring much joy to your life.

About Karen

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
Carter
This teacher misrepresented her ability to teach the C system chromatic button accordion. I don't believe that she has ever played one. I asked her before purchasing a set of classes if she knew this instrument and was competent to teach it, and she said she was.

She didn't have one, so she could never demonstrate anything I asked about. She didn't know the key layout. She didn't know the conventions for numbering fingers. She didn't know the basic home key scale pattern.

I waited until I'd finished four classes with my new teacher before writing this so I'd have a good basis for comparison. He is immensely better at teaching this than she was. It further convinced me that she never should have represented herself as competent to teach this particular instrument.
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Elias M.

1 Review
Somerville, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Chinese, German
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2016
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Elias M.

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I tailor my teaching approach to my individual students' needs, and help my students pursue the piano at the speed and level of intensity they desire. I am as happy to help beginners take casual lessons as I am to help more advanced students prepare for recitals and auditions. I believe that a varied dose of repertoire with a sprinkling of scales and exercises is essential to any pianist's success. Most importantly, I help my students develop musicality alongside their technical skills.

About Elias

Hello! My name is Elias, I'm a professional pianist, cellist, and orchestra and opera conductor, and I couldn't be more excited to be taking piano, cello, and conducting students of all ages and levels. No matter what you're hoping to get out of your studies, I couldn't be happier to help you along

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Paul
Elias has been my piano teacher for 5 months and a half. He's very kind, patient, methodical and detail oriented. With his continuous help, I went from zero to playing minuets by Bach and Mozart with ease. I also learned to play scales, arpeggios, progressions and a lot of music theories along the way. In my opinion, what sets him apart is not only does he teaches you how to play, but also teaches you how to phrase music with lines, contrasts, crescendos and decrescendos, making "real" music. I really cannot thank him enough for my progress, and I would recommend him to anyone who wants to play great music!
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Shalun L.

Brighton, MA
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  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shalun L.

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My educational philosophy is to focus on the cultivation of interest and the cultivation of artistic aesthetics. I'm passionate to share my knowledge of classical music from different period, knowing the history of the music you are playing is always a fascinating part of piano learning, it deepens the understanding of music and helps appreciating the music. My approach to piano technique is grounded in body awareness and psychological well being. My goal in teaching is to help the student rid the body and fingers of any extra tension, help my students to become their own coach. The significance is far more than just playing the piano, but getting a steady stream of fun and inspiration from creating art and appreciating art.

About Shalun

My educational philosophy is to focus on the cultivation of interest and the cultivation of artistic aesthetics. I'm passionate to share my knowledge of classical music from different period, knowing the history of the music you are playing is always a fascinating part of piano learning, it deepens

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Yunhee K.

1 Review
Cambridge, MA
Starting at $70
  • Speaks Korean, English
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
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Yunhee K.

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I am passionate about teaching piano and experienced working with students of all ages and levels. Holds a doctoral degree in Piano Performance and a master's degree in Piano Pedagogy. I am very flexible and patient depending on each student’s level and learning speed, yet I make sure to teach important techniques and musicianship that are crucial when learning music. My hope for students is to enjoy music making!

About Yunhee

I am passionate about teaching piano and experienced working with students of all ages and levels for over ten years. Holds a doctoral/master’s degree in Piano Performance as well as a master's degree in Piano Pedagogy. I am very generous, patient and flexible depending on each student’s learnin

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Stephen B.

5 Reviews
Newton Highlands, MA
Starting at $53
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Piano and Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music
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Stephen B.

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Hello,
I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring.
I teach Piano, Analysis of scores, Film Scoring, Ear Training, Conducting and Photography.

I provide a fun and enjoyable class for students of all ages.

Styles I teach include: Film scores, Pop, New age, Rock, improv, Classical and some Jazz. (Scales, finger exercises, chords, arpeggios, theory, simple songs, basic composition, posture, emotion, etc.)

About Stephen

Hello, I am a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston with a degree in Piano and Film Scoring. I teach Piano, Analysis of scores, Film Scoring, Ear Training, Conducting and Photography. I provide a fun and enjoyable class for students of all ages. Styles I teach include: Film scores,

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Jake
Stephen's a great instructor both from a technical and personable perspective.

He's got a cornucopia of musical knowledge that's evident from how speaks to how he teaches. If you like any film score, chances are he knows how to play it.

Speaking as a beginner, I can say he's been very patient and knows a bunch of exercises and books to learn everything thing from theory to practical pieces to finger exercises.

He provides constructive guidance on what you're doing wrong, and I'm happy to see myself improve under his tutorage. (oh and if you're a sci-fi fan, you'll have a lot in common with him)
Saelle D.
Great ., very nice person
Rahul
Steve is an excellent teacher! I always look forward to my classes. I am a student in high school, and he fully understands my need to balance my school work with piano, and he makes sure that I am able to comfortably commit to both aspects of my life. Steve makes sure that I stay on task and that I am progressing with my piano skills all while making the lessons fun and enjoyable.

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The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Chelsea is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $300 per hour.
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"My daughter enjoyed her first lesson very much! She was excited to get home and practice what she just learned."
Emma
Took Piano lessons from Christian R.
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"Natalie does a wonderful job teaching. She mixes the right level of encouragement, disciple, and fun. I have really enjoyed my lessons so far and signed up for some more!"
Al
Took Piano lessons from Natalie H.
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"My 14 year old daughter and Francesca have been working together for 2 years now. Initially the lessons were geared towards piano to build a foundation to singing and all music, and we have incorporated singing for the last year. My daughter and Francesca have built an understanding together on what to work on, focus on, and build on. My daughter is the ability to sing and play piano simultaneously, each week coming to Francesca with what she is inspired by with her own natural skills and Francesca knows how to take this to the next level. My daughter trusts Francesca and her guidance and is motivated by everything she shares. If you are looking for an instructor to motivate you to be a confident musician and not just someone who plays an instrument well, she is the one! We love Francesca!"
Holly
Took Piano lessons from Francesca V.
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"I had been wanting to learn piano for awhile now and finally decided to start lessons with Elisa. She was super helpful right away and over the past couple months I have learned so much! She's very patient explaining new concepts and helps me make the most of my practice time at home. I'd definitely recommend her to anyone looking to learn piano!"
Justin
Took Piano lessons from Elisa T.
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"For those who are interested in learning piano, and composition, I highly receommend Val. As a insturctor who is very skillful, responsbile, yet has a decency and caring heart. He will adjust to your comfortable level of education with a practical advices and sometimes assignments. Coming from very competetive Russian educational background, he understands a hardship and competetive nature. However, he is one of the few instructors who knows a good balance between a compsure and focused trainning. Having said that, I took a quite short lesson with him due to a limited time, however, I did feel productive and fun with his time. If you are determined to learn, I can tell you he would be the best choice!"
Michael
Took Piano lessons from Val K.
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"My granddaughter, Brittney, is in her third year of lessons with Esther. Brittney's piano playing has continued to improve and she loves music, which I attribute to Esther's kind and patient manner of teaching. She is a wonderful teacher!"
Karen
Took Piano lessons from Esther B.
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"My daughter (7 years) loves and enjoys learning piano from Robin. Robin is patient, nice, and works with my daughter at her pace."
Aadhya
Took Piano lessons from Robin L.
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"Absolutely amazing!!! Highly recommended!!!

We live out of state and was temporarily relocated to Miami and found Karen online. Based on her previous reviews, we gave it a gamble that paid off!!!! Our little one can sometimes be distracted like any 10 yr old but Karen was patient and GREAT with her!!! The best part, she learned the piano much faster with Karen than she has with any other teacher. Karen recharged our 10 yr old's passion for the piano and made the learning experience fun again. Thank goodness because now I know our baby grand piano won't go to waste at home! I highly recommend Karen for any parent - she's reliable and trustworthy. I wish we could take her back with us to continue teaching the little one but I don't think Karen will go for it. For all parents, definitely choose Karen! She's worth every penny and more."
Danny Huston
Took Piano lessons from Karen J.
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"Very professional Zoe has learn so much in the short time you’ve worked with her."
Zoe
Took Piano lessons from Elisa S.
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"Dan was an awesome instructor - even after our first lesson I came away with a ton of actionable ways to practice and improve my playing."
Courtland
Took Piano lessons from Dan B.
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