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Ray T.

1 Review
Franklin, MA
Starting at $38
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • BA Film Scoring and Synthesis from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2000
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Ray T.

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I've been playing piano since I was 5 years old. I've been playing professionally since I was 16 and can cover many styles of music. Berklee College of Music graduate.
I really love teaching and try to incorporate new techniques and technologies into my lesson. It comes down to getting to know you and making the lessons relevant to you.

About Ray

I like to get to know my students so I can teach them from a point of empathy. *** Styles and Disciplines *** Jazz, Pop, Classical, Ear Training, Music Theory

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Alisa
Mr. Tarantola has taught my three kids to play piano and to read music. Their confidence in their music abilities has grown over the years as they continue to learn. The skills they learned with Mr. Tarantola has helped them in school music, band and in learning new instruments such as drum set and clarinet. Mr. Tarantola has the ability and personality to teach all ages including new beginners such as I - who began lessons in my 40's. Highly recommend!
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Vasiliy M.

31 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Russian, Ukrainian, Russian
  • DMA in Composition from Boston University
  • 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 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.

Jeanne W.

9 Reviews
Billerica, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Music Certificate from Eastern Nazarene College
  • Awarded Recognition certificate: from Marquis:
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Jeanne W.

9 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.

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Gordon L.

13 Reviews
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Starting at $15
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Gordon L.

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About Gordon

Gordon L. began playing music at a very early age but didn't begin to learn the saxophone until he was in fifth grade. Gordon's interest in music grew when he began to work sound systems for bluegrass bands and eventually he started to experiment more with music. Soon after he would pick up g

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Kathy
Supportive, encouraging and very relaxed. Good pace.
Akshay S.
Gordon is an excellent teacher. The thing that stood out most about him is that he will let you learn anything you want! He doesn’t just read off a book, but asks you for what you want to play, and guides you through it. He also makes you more confident, and pushes your boundaries. The experience is highly interactive and entertaining. I have accelerated so fast through his teaching and I would highly recommend him!
Gerry S.
The reason for 3 stars is that the audio was terrible. Gordon sounded like he was in a tunnel , and I was getting feedback on my voice, it was very disconcerting and hard to understand. Difficult to learn under those circumstances. The video was just fair. Gordon is good, but the experience was not.
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Cory P.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Bachelor of Music, Music Performance from Michigan State University
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Cory P.

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I have been the principal bassist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra since 2017. Upright bass is the only instrument that I perform on professionally but I've been playing piano since I was seven years old. My teaching is influenced by a lot of my experience as a professional upright bass player. I start off my young piano students in the Piano Adventures books and I start adults in the Bastian Piano for Adults. Both of these series give a solid foundation and present new concepts at a good pace. I also use materials by Bartok, Hanon, Czerny, and other composers to fit individual students' needs.

About Cory

I have been the principal bassist of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra since 2017 and professor of double bass at Nazareth College since 2019. I grew up around Atlanta, GA and started playing piano when I was around 7 years old and bass and guitar when I was 11. Most of my education has been

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Kaden F.
Cory was an awesome & patient piano teacher for my 4 year old son. He did hands on training and gave him work to do on his own which helped tremendously! Thanks Cory!!!!
Skip F.
My experience with Cory has been excellent. He is a good teacher who knows how to keep me going and understands my goals. I have temporarily with- drawn from the program as the erratic nature of my life and travel requirements makes it difficult for me to schedule reliably. Also, some problems with the communication software have, at times, made the learning difficult. Please understand that my decision to stop is in no way a reflection on Cory or his teaching ability. I will be glad to re-connect with him when conditions permit.
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Diane G.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English;
  • Bachelor of Music; Master of Education from Bonston Conservatory and Univeristy of Maryland College Park
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Diane G.

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I teach from pre-primer piano repetoire through advanced Beethoven Sonatas and all classical music

About Diane

I have a degree and certification in violin and piano from the Boston Conservatory as well as a Master's Degree from the University of Maryland. I have had additional training and certification as a Suzuki teacher from The Suzuki Teacher Training Institute. I am a member of SAGWA-Suzuki Associati

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Medea
Diane has a profound love for children, at least my 7 yr old son. She is so sweet makes learning very easy. She even teaches me along with my son at his lesson. We love Ms. Diane!
Akino
Ms Diane is a wonderful violin teacher for my 9 years old
daughter. It has been three years since we started and my daughter always enjoys her lesson. Ms Diane is very patient, positive and a great listener as well.
Vicki
Diane works with my teenage daughter and she is absolutely wonderful. My daughter loves the way she teaches and enjoys each lesson.

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Average Cost of Piano Lessons in Dorchester, MA

The average cost of 60-minute piano lessons in Dorchester is $72. 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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"Alexandra is a great teacher. She is calm, reassuring, nice, patient and explains very well, . She is always positive Alexandra managed to hold the attention of my 6 & 9 year old boys for the entire lesson, and left my children excited about learning and confident that they can do it! I like the way she adapt to each boys needs and personality. Thank you Alexandra!"
Marie
Took Piano lessons from Alexandra P.
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"Howard is not only an excellent teacher, very professional, honest, talented and qualified, but a WONDERFUL human being full of many virtues -hard to mention them all in such a short space-
Highly recommended."
Cristina
Took Piano lessons from Howard R.
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"My children really enjoy working with Aaron!"
Gabriel
Took Piano lessons from Aaron C.
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"My daughter Vada loves her piano lessons with Fawn! Such a friendly, fun teacher and very knowledgeable! Vada practices because she doesn't want to disappoint Fawn! She's been studying 2 years now and is playing at a very advanced level. Thank you Fawn!"
Cody
Took Piano lessons from Fawn A.
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"Only one 1/2 hour lesson so far - so I'm hesitant (but nearly willing) to give Randy a "best instructor ever" rating (which is how 5-stars is categorized here). But I'm thinking the 5-stars will come very shortly. I'm VERY encouraged with that short introductory session - we covered many things in the limited time and at this point I am confident Randy is heading me down the path I'd hoped for with my music journey after decades of neglect on my part."
Dennis
Took Piano lessons from Randy L.
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"My son and I have been taking piano lessons from Corinne for almost a year. She is a lovely person, extremely patient and dedicated to teaching. She genuinely cares about her students. Corinne is quite gifted working with young children as well as adults. I took piano lessons as a child, and she immediately assessed where to resume instruction. She took a totally different approach with my six year old son, who had no experience. Even though he had just started to read and write in school, she used a very understandable, age- appropriate method with him. He is now playing the piano while reading basic music at the same time. She knows exactly how much and how hard to gently push, in order to encourage improvement each week. Corinne is also very professional, dependable, punctual and takes the time you spend with her seriously. I highly recommend Corinne as a piano teacher. We enjoy our lessons immensely."
Jeff
Took Piano lessons from Corinne D.
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"IT WAS A GREAT EXPERANCE"
Mason
Took Piano lessons from Jill M.
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"He works great with kids! Has the perfect balance and isn't strict. My daughter really enjoys her lessons."
Roopa
Took Piano lessons from Stephen M.
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"My son had taken lessons with Esther for the past few years. She is very kind and has great patience with young students. She always encourages my son to practice more and provides opportunities for him to perform in front of large audience. We are really happy with Esther’s musical knowledge."
Ken
Took Piano lessons from Esther B.
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"We have multiple aged children taking piano lessons with Sylvia. She has a good disposition with each child from 3 to 10 years of age and knows how to work at each of their levels. Sylvia's attention to detail and follow through when teaching is impeccable."
Frances
Took Piano lessons from Sylvia W.
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