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Sky S.

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Boston, MA
Starting at $45
  • Awarded Berklee Urban Service Award from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Sky S.

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I have 10+ years of experience with classical theory and 4+ years of contemporary/jazz theory. I studied at Berklee College of Music

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SKY is a powerhouse vocalist originally from Sarasota Florida. She spent 9 years performing with the Sarasota Opera Company. Now a senior at Berklee College of Music, SKY has 10 years of professional experience under her belt. Since 2015 SKY has been instructing choral, group, and private lessons.

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David
Sky was awesome. She helped my daughter get ready for her performance. Was a fantastic experience and highly recommend Sky!

Ben S.

Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Ben S.

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Composer / pianist Ben Schwendener sustains a unique voice in contemporary creative music and is a leading authority on George Russell’s Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization, which he assisted Russell in teaching at the New England Conservatory from 1986 to 2004. After Russell’s retirement, he has continued to teach the LCC at NEC to this day. He was (from 1986 on) an editorial assistant to the late George Russell, and is a certified teacher (and while Russell was alive, of teachers) of the Lydian Chromatic Concept, and has given lectures, workshops and seminars at Universities around the USA and at institutions around the world. Schwendener has helped to establish a new direction in natural pedagogy and dialogue-based arts education, establishing Organic Music Theory and Universal Musical Elements as primary creative sources.

I customize our sessions to realize your musical aims. We take a creative approach and immediately begin - wherever you are - to make music that ...

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I customize our sessions to realize your musical aims. We take a creative approach and immediately begin - wherever you are - to make music that feels and sounds good. Proper technique, ear training (the ability to recognize and play what you hear), composition and improvisation are all introduced.

Karen D.

27 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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I am an expert at making the challenging task of learning the rudiments of music seem so easy. Learn notes, notation, key signatures, time signatures, rhythmic notation, scales, intervals, and so on. Theory is the preliminary to the study of harmony, counterpoint, and form. I am an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music with a degree in Theory and Arranging, written hundreds of songs since age seven; many placed in movies. If you want to really understand Music Theory and become a technician of music you have come to the right place.

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Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Earl L.
Excellent teacher
Catherine
I thought I wanted to take viola lessons. Then I read her website and I realized that she might be able to help me get my voice back! I thought there was no hope ever. She has been extremely generous with her time, and I haven't seen her yet, but I'm not buying the viola I was planning on buying. I play cello, and piano still, but I am going to see if she can help me with my voice. She sounds incredible. I never dreamed that I could even have HOPE like this!
Ferrari
She sounds like she is amazing

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Scott S.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches students 18 and up
  • Teaching since 2008
  • middle and high school clarinet student, 7 years from local
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Scott S.

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Through the foundation I've gained by the influences of Mel Bay, Hal Leonard, and Suzuki musical instruction methods, I compile my own teaching materials. Using personally constructed guitar lessons, I demonstrate, instruct, and guide the student based on my assessment of their individual needs, skill level, and progress. Lessons are formulated in Modules, and advancement through them is based on the student's personal aptitude, skill level, and practice commitment. Learning is accomplished by ear as well as through essential methods of musical notation (tablature, 5-line staff, rhythmic comprehension). Students are trained to perform written music as well as to write and express the music within themselves.
I'm an encouraging and motivating guitar teacher with a casual relaxed approach. Teaching new guitarists is very rewarding to me. To see the light come on and watch a student perform a song, express themselves musically, and create their own composition is an awesome experience.

About Scott

The key to learning guitar......is finding the right instructor! I am an encouraging, effective guitar instructor and an experienced performing musician, offering in-person beginner through intermediate guitar instruction in my home and on line. It is very rewarding to me to help others alon

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Joan B.
I'm enjoying my lessons with Scott. He has taught me a lot. He makes playing and learning exciting. I can't wait for my next lesson.
James
I started with Scott as a newbie and he has definitely helped me grow as a guitarist. He takes time and makes things easier to learn. As complicated learning can be, he simplifies it and breaks it down. When I feel like I’m not progressing he always shows me how I am. His modules are easy to follow. His teaching style is compatible with all types of learners whether you are visual, hands on or a listener. It’s not just business with him. He’s always available for questions after or between lessons. He’s knowledgeable in equipment so don’t hesitate to ask for some advice on what to buy. He’s affordable and lesson times are flexible. I highly recommend him for all ages and learning needs.
Curtis
Scott has been a great help to me, filling in the gaps and teaching exactly what I request: techniques, specific songs, and lesson times at work for me. He communicates well and follows up after each lesson with emails.
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Denise B.

145 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Bulgarian, Turkish, Italian, German, Russian
  • Awarded Big Easy Award nominee from New Orleans Big Easy Enterntainment Awards
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Denise B.

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I hold a Master's in Voice Performance degree from University of New Orleans and Bachelor of Science degree in Voice Performance from State Music Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria. In 2001, I toured with International European Opera Company which performed numerous times in Denmark, France, Italy and USA.

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Padmaja
Great experience
Excellent teacher
Happy to have found her. Just what I needed.
Jason M.
so helpful
Jason M.
such a good teacher
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A.J. V.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Best Keyboards of Austin from Austin Music Awards
  • English Creative Writing from Texas State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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A.J. V.

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I've been studying music theory since I was 5 years old.

Music theory is a very dense subject that I can break down into easy-to-remember pieces that will help students understand why theory matters, and how to use it to enhance their music.

About A.J.

A.J. Vincent has been playing keyboards for 27 years, he has been singing for 12 years, and he has been working in the music industry as a professional performer for 15 years. He has worked and toured with bands such as: ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, The Bright Light Social Hour, an

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Jim T.
One lesson, and I'm already better. Cool dude.

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Jamaica Plain, MA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Jamaica Plain is $65. 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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$52 average
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Teresa
Took Music Theory lessons from Rosita R.
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"Very easy going and patient. Jamie would easily explain concepts that I didn't understand. Also had guitar lessons and he was wonderful! Would definitely recommend him!"
Jennifer
Took Music Theory lessons from Jamie C.
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"I had taken piano lessons as a child but never learned music theory. Claire has patiently taught me about theory in a way that makes sense to me. She listens to my questions and tailors our lessons to aspects that I want to learn. Plus, she is in a band and is super cool! Great teacher!!"
Geri
Took Music Theory lessons from Claire C.
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"I worked with Madeline while I was taking my music theory classes and she was great at helping me simplify and understand the content. She worked well with people at all different levels and always had these small tricks to make things easier."
Emily
Took Music Theory lessons from Madeline H.
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"Trevor is wonderful and sensitive to special learning needs."
Will
Took Music Theory lessons from Trevor H.
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"Music theory has always fascinated me but I could never quite get the hang of it. Zack explains things clearly and works thoroughly to make sure you understand each topic and how it works before moving on. I recommend him to all of my music friends, and if you're reading this I recommend him to you,
too! You won't regret it, he's worth every penny."
Ginnie
Took Music Theory lessons from Zack D.
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"This tutoring session was probably the best I have ever had. I am taking a Music 101 course in which I am finding myself having trouble with. I took up tutoring with Stephen and he really broke down the steps. Sometimes, I do not understand things the first time when they are explained to me; and reading music happens to be one of them. However, I am very lucky to have Stephen as my tutor who is very patient in explaining the lesson to me. If you want a tutor who is patient and willing to invest time in helping you understand music, I highly recommend that you take Stephen."
Movses
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"My middle-school aged son did a two hour session with Dr. Darrell one day where I would venture to say they covered a month's worth of music theory material. After a while I got tired listening to it, but my son didn't. Darrell is patient yet firm, tough but caring. The pairing of Darrell's deep knowledge with a student who wants to learn is a powerful combination. He is committed to the success of his students."
Andy Gallo
Took Music Theory lessons from Darrell V.
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"Awesome teacher! Patient and knowledgeable. Highly recommended"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"Kevin is very good he explains what he wants from my granddaughter and she is very comfortable with him. He has patients with her and works very well
She is learning a lot and really enjoys and looks forward to her lessons."
Cierra
Took Music Theory lessons from Kevin M.
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