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Vasiliy M.

31 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Russian, Ukrainian, Russian
  • DMA in Composition from Boston University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Murphy
Vasiliy is great! He's an amazing teacher, I know this because teachers usually get frustrated with me very quickly(I'm a slow processor and have some learning difficulties), but Vasiliy explained things in a way I could understand and never expressed anything but positivity and patience when I did get a bit confused or took extra time to understand something.
Overall, he's a really nice guy with a patient, calm, yet enthusiastic disposition, who is clearly very experienced in music and life in general. I'm an extremely nervous person and it usually takes me a long time to relax around a new person, but he's really chill and I felt pretty comfortable within a few minutes of talking.

I went into my first lesson frankly pretty terrified, and with almost no direction, and I left feeling uplifted with a clear path for pursuing music. The lesson exceeded my expectations by far, I would recommend him to anyone.
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.
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Sophia F.

3 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 4 to 80
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Sophia F.

3 Reviews
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I am an experienced music teacher of 5 years, specializing in voice and piano for all ages! Each lesson is catered to YOUR goals and needs. Not only will you get to learn your favorite songs, you will also learn proper technique, music theory foundations, sight-singing, and so much more. Let's get started and have a great time!

About Sophia

Hello music students! I am a recent graduate from University of Miami in Music Education and Vocal Performance and I am currently in graduate school at Berklee College of Music studying Opera Performance. I have performed throughout Dallas, TX, Miami, Florida, Valencia, Spain, Nashville, TN, with a

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Majken R.
I’ve had three lessons with Sophia so far and they’ve all been great! She is incredibly patient and always answers my questions. The pace of the class is perfect, I couldn’t recommend her enough!
Jean L.
Sofia was wonderful teacher. she was very punctual and my child liked her bright and fun personality. She taught piano very well considering young child’s age and providing relaxed and flexible method rather than traditional way with tension. We liked her but her schedule didn’t work with us so we had to let her go unfortunately.
P.S. Sofia, thank you for teaching my child her first piano lessons and we wish you the very best luck for your future~!
Yuchen/Annie
An accountable and professional teacher. First, the course set is rational. Sophia usually chooses appropriate pieces which match with the actual level of me. For example, the difficulty level is step by step, which makes me confident and very willing to have classes each time. In addition, she is also good at perceiving my lost points, and is patient to give me efficient direction on how to do better! Really hope more students can reach her out, and explore your own potential on music!

Gregg R.

1 Review
Boston, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 1 and up
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Gregg R.

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I have been learning music theory since
the mid-70s. I became an assistant to composer and author of "The Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization" copyrighted by George Russell. I also leaned music theory traditionally. Students can learn all definable chord types, intervals and rhythms etc. I am a composer, guitarist and percussionist, who has the ability to share this information with my students !

About Gregg

I have had extensive jazz a rock studies from attending The Guitar Institute of Technology in Hollywood, to becoming George Russell's teaching assistant at The New England Conservatory of Music in Boston before he retired. I learned from a true master of jazz and contemporary music regarding compos

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Mike Hays
Gregg was my musical instructor during the early 1980ties. What I learned in a few lessons with him was more that I could have expected. I was primarily focused on percussion, of which his vast knowledge was highly dynamic. I learned about poly-rhythms, Indian ti-hies, and complex time signatures. He had available much reference material that he provided me. And over the years his musical insights have not only supplemented my inquiries, but made me a better musician and person. I hope you have a chance to study with Gregg, as you will be introduced to a new and better way of musicianship!

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Juliet J.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 12 and up
  • Masters in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Juliet J.

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About Juliet

I have been a teacher in private practice for 20 years. I have a wide range of experience with singers of all styles and age groups with a variety of goals and skills. I sang with a professional jazz octet for a number of years while maintaining my practice, have taught various master classes, m

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Denise S.
She's observant and funny and knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I look forward to learning from her!
Miriam S.
Juliet was amazing! Her space was very cool and I loved her technique. I’m so excited!
Rosie
Our first lesson was really good!

James G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 to 60
  • Teaching since 2011
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James G.

2 Reviews
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Learning how to play the music is much like building a relationship with anything you believe, care, cherish, or love. With over ten years of professional experience playing music in all styles and genres, I believe together we can set key learning outcomes and joyfully help build your confidence as a musician. My goal for you as my student is to reach your musical potential while having a wonderful time!

About James

I'm a bassist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and actor. I received my BA in Music (with a Classical Double Bass focus) from California Polytechnic State University in 2017 and I've been a professional freelance musician since 2010; primarily working in the state of California. My love for musi

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Chris C.
I took around 15 lessons for bass guitar with James and really enjoyed it. James was able to tailor the experience for what I wanted, which was heavy on music theory, but still made sure we applied the theory to the instrument. I had prior experience with some music theory and playing, but hadn't touched my bass in almost 10 years. James was able to figure out exactly where to pick up, provided great materials, and kept me engaged. James is very knowledgeable, a great player, and a cool cat.
Tom
James is a highly qualified instructor and was very thoughtful in answering my questions. I was impressed with the amount of resources he had on hand, such as worksheets, method books, sheet music, etc. I would definitely recommend James for anyone curious about learning music theory and/or the many instruments he plays.

Brett R.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Español
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • AAAS digital/analog audio engineering from Shoreline Comm. College
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Brett R.

11 Reviews
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Lessons will include basic theories on chord progressions and modal options. Moreover, a fundamental ability to read and write music will be achieved early on.

About Brett

MUSIC INSTRUCTION AND ENJOYMENT OFFERED. Very enthusiastic and experienced musician available for instruction offering the following: # In-depth written music theory coupled with an equivalent of ear training and tone recognition # Introduction to performance skills with instruments

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Julie
I'm into my second month of weekly guitar lessons with Brett and can't believe how well I am playing already!! I've had some basic guitar lessons in the past but still very much a beginner. Brett knew precisely where to start and what I needed next to advance my playing, and broke it down into attainable steps. So far I've learned a good handful of strum patterns; I can finally play two songs pretty well and sing along; and I am in the rudimentary stage of learning to finger pick. Really love the fact that beautiful sounds are coming from my instrument! Highly recommend if you're ready to make the commitment to becoming a capable player.
Charlie E.
What a terrible experience. I signed up for lessons for my wife from Brett as a gift because he listed times that would work for my wife given that we have a young daughter, and have a hard time making time for lessons. Brett told us 3 days before the lesson that the time wouldn't work, then simply never showed for the rescheduled first lesson. Worse, he simply refused to do scheduling via email (he would leave voicemails and failed to return my wife's call when she called back as they were playing phone tag), and then told us he had another commitment during the slot we had supposedly reserved for him. Worse, he failed to update the site as he continually cancelled lessons and never showed up for scheduled times. I now have a huge hassle of getting a refund on the money I paid for lessons as opposed to a lovely gift for my wife. Life's too short and we're too busy for such an awful experience.
Scott P.
Great teacher for my young daughter

Brett has been a great teacher for my 5 year old daughter. She is just learning the basics of piano and Brett has been great at expanding her skill sets. She really enjoys practicing with him and actually looks forward to when he comes over every week!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Chestnut Hill, MA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Chestnut Hill is $66. 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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"I have been learning music from Frankie for a couple years now. He has always been extremely knowledgeable about music. Whether I want to learn guitar scales or learn to write songs, he is always able to help. He is also very supportive, friendly, and interested in your well-being as a person and as a music student."
Justin
Took Music Theory lessons from Frankie P.
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"Keith is a an awesome teacher! I learned so much from him in the span of a few weeks. Every lesson is packed full of information and he makes sure you totally get and understand the lesson before moving onto the next chapter. I really appreciate that he corrects me whenever I make mistakes especially when it comes to staying on beat while playing the piano with the metronome. Lessons are also never boring with him. I feel that he truly cares for the musical growth of his students. Although, I'm taking a break from Take Lessons when I enroll again I will choose Keith for Piano/Music Theory."
Eileen
Took Music Theory lessons from Keith J.
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"Lisa has been great at explaining some aspects of Jazz theory and improvisation that I have missed or only glossed over in the past. She has given me worksheets and examples that are nicely presented for further study. I recommend her for woodwinds and theory studies! A great teacher and a teachers teacher actually!"
Don
Took Music Theory lessons from Lisa N.
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"Taking lessons with Carolina had helped me to improve enormously. She is a great one teaching and advising about almost anything. Flexible and comprehensive. I strongly recommend her."
Paulina Muñoz
Took Music Theory lessons from Carolina M.
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"She was suuuuuper nice and she knew how to explain herself really well"
Daniel
Took Music Theory lessons from Michelle T.
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"Gregg was my musical instructor during the early 1980ties. What I learned in a few lessons with him was more that I could have expected. I was primarily focused on percussion, of which his vast knowledge was highly dynamic. I learned about poly-rhythms, Indian ti-hies, and complex time signatures. He had available much reference material that he provided me. And over the years his musical insights have not only supplemented my inquiries, but made me a better musician and person. I hope you have a chance to study with Gregg, as you will be introduced to a new and better way of musicianship!"
Mike Hays
Took Music Theory lessons from Gregg R.
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"Although, I've only worked with her for about 3 months, I have learned so much musically. Ms. Christine is very professional in her work. She's very passionate about her craft and loves teaching. She will go out of her way to check on my progress musically and see how I'm doing throughout the work week.

I'm very grateful for her dedication to the art of music. Anyone who is looking for a caring instructor; look no further than Ms. Christine."
Nancy
Took Music Theory lessons from Christine G.
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"I had the pleasure and honor of being one of his students in Mexico City while I was in music college. He's a very disciplined teacher (never missed a class) and he has complete dominion over the subjects he teaches. Roberto's not only an amazing guitarist but he has a unique way of teaching music theory and history that makes you quite familiar with the different approaches to music over the different ages. He also shows a legitimate interest over his students, he challenges then and even owns when he's pointed out mistakes by them. During my time as his student I also realized that he was quite respected by the other professors. Fair warning: he can be a little sarcastic but he means no offense whatsoever to his students and fellow musicians."
Manuel Vargas Mena
Took Music Theory lessons from Roberto S.
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"Excellent first lesson -Ronald is very knowledgeable and very easy to work with. Looking forward to progressing in theory with him!! Would highly recommend!!"
Linda
Took Music Theory lessons from Ronald A.
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"I took a few college courses on music theory but they never quite helped me learn how to actually write rock music. ROEL SAVED THE DAY. He had such a strong grasp of what makes music tick, and by the end of our sessions together I was composing songs much more fluidly."
Ellen
Took Music Theory lessons from Roel R.
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