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Adam S.

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Granby, MA
Starting at $67
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA Ethnomusicology from Hampshire College
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Adam S.

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I have a ba in music and certificates in violin and Viola from the New England conservatory of Music. I majored in ethnomusicology at Hampshire college, and played principal viola in the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra. My method is adapted to the Suzuki program, focusing on the ear and learning to read. Students are encouraged to study the masters, including JS Bach sonatas and partitas.

About Adam

I am the president of Mandolin New England a 501c3 non-profit Mandolin Orchestra. I have a BA in music and certificates in violin from the New England Conservatory of Music, the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, and the Conservatory at Rivers. I studied ethno music ecology at Hampshire College wi

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Nancy
I have learned more from Adam than I had from my two previous mandolin teachers. He is very knowledgeable and skilled in all of the instruments he teaches.
Bob
I play guitar in a local band and we decided we needed mandolin on this part, so I put an ad in Craigslist. Long story short the guy we hired to do the part turns out was a teacher. I always wanted to learn the fiddle so I thought a couple lessons would be enough, but this guy knows so much and so many styles that I'm hooked. I live in Greenfield, so most of my lessons are online
Wendy
I asked at Downtown Sounds in Northampton who is the best fiddle teacher in western MA. Joe said "Adam Sweet". I called and he responded promptly. I must say, he's very patient and knowledgeable. I've been taking lessons now from Mr. Sweet since 2009 when he was teaching in South Hadley
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Wassim E.

Easthampton, MA
Starting at $25
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2015
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Wassim E.

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My name is Wassim, and I have been a guitarist for over 10 years, and an avid lover of music for as long as I can hear and remember. My area of focus and interest is customizing a modern learning approach that fits your goals, pace, and aspirations. Learning guitar techniques and music theory isn’t all you can expect to gain from my time, you will also be able to learn about all the other captivating aspects of music on this quest; such as music notation, arranging, transcribing, ear training, tracking and producing (if they happen to align with your goals). We all have music in us, and together you’ll be able to not only tap into the music you want to make, but you'll also create and share it with the world.

With an ever-growing amount of instructional guitar content available at our fingertips, it can be easy to get overwhelmed on your musical journey and often find it challenging to know where to begin, or if you’re even on the most impactful path for you.

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About Wassim

Everyone has the ability to reach their musical goals, with the right amount of correct guidance, planning, patience, practice, time and consistency. Take it from someone who has made this their life mission, who has seen the joy that the feeling and sound of progress brings to people, and who will

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James M.

Longmeadow, MA
Starting at $42
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2010
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James M.

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I have had the pleasure of studying trumpet at James Madison University with Jim Kluesner, who was a student of perhaps the greatest trumpet teacher of all time, Vincent Chicowitz. As a student of Jim, my process and pedagogy is based on the teaching of Chicowitz. Most of my experience as a player is in the classical realm, performing with Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. I also have experience playing lead trumpet in a big band and can give good insight and direction if that is the style of playing you are interested in. I am a licensed teacher for k-12 Instrumental Music. I have directed both middle school and high school band programs. I am currently a Doctoral student in Instrumental Conducting at The Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford.

About James

Hello trumpet players! My name is James and I am an accomplished performer and teacher. My grand teacher was Vincent Chicowitz, the famous 2nd trumpet player from the legendary Chicago Symphony brass section. He is regarded as one of the best if not the best trumpet pedagogue of his time, and muc

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Kevin T.

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Starting at $35
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  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kevin T.

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My goal as Piano teacher is to encourage, inspire, and challenge each one of my students. I bring my passion and love for the instrument into every lesson. I enjoy teaching many different styles ranging from jazz, classical, and pop. I also received my Bachelors Degree in Music Composition from Cal State Northridge.
Learning to play music has been my biggest blessing in life, and my goal is to share this wonderful world with my students.

"Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for Music"
-Sergei Rachmaninov

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My name is Kevin Thomas and I love teaching anything that has to do with the piano. Music is my passion, and I want nothing more than to share this amazing world of music with my students. I have experience in many different styles and love to make advanced concepts very simple to understand. I have

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Monica A.

13 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaching since 2017
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Monica A.

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We will focus on the basics of improv in the Upright Citizen's Brigade method.

About Monica

If you want to learn to LOVE performing, get in touch with me! I'm a graduate of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts (Vocal Major), as well as the Hartt School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, where I got my BFA in Musical Theatre, and performing is truly in my blood! I believe that more t

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Jessica
My 11 yr old daughter has absolutely loved working with Monica and has shown tremendous improvement over the last few months. If you aren't sure what teacher to choose, give her a try. I think you'll like her too!
Albert F.
Monica has been a wonderful teacher. I appreciate that the experience has been very collaborative. She will teach a technique and ask if it feels right or sounds right to you and to test it out for a week and if that's not working for you well try a different approach, So it's more trial and error than there is one way to sing. And I think having some control and agency over your vocal journey leads to a more confident and positive experience. Lessons with Monica have been very open and fun. I feel like I have progressed at a faster rate in the past 3 months working with her than the past 5 years I have been trying to improve my voice. And I am very curious and excited about how much further I'll grow in the future with Monica's assistance.
Kit
Monica is wonderful!
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Andrew L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • AA in Traditional Music Theory/Composition from American River College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew L.

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For beginners, I can focus on how to come up with melodies, structuring your music, using various notational software, working and rehearsing with performers, etc. For more advanced students, we can work on contrapuntal or atonal/modernist idioms.

About Andrew

NOTE: Due to various health advisories relating to the Corona virus, I will only be doing online lessons for the immediate future. Hi, my name is Andy, and I am a classically-trained singer, composer, pianist and teacher! I studied Music Composition, Voice and Piano at American River College a

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laura L.
I am enjoying my piano lessons with andrew and learning alot
Rob
Andy is great with our 3 kids (10, 7, and 5). He customized the lessons for them, while finding the right balance between structure and allowing them to explore the instrument. His patience and sense of humor provide a warm learning experience for our children. We are happy to have him as their teacher!
Kim H.
Awesome first lesson! A perfect fit for my piano goals! Andrew is really nice and asked a lot of great questions to figure out what I needed. I can’t wait until my next lesson!

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