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Charlie M.

7 Reviews
Charlestown, MA
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Music Education and Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
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Charlie M.

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Having fun exploring a variety of songs while establishing a foundation of understanding music theory

About Charlie

I like to keep the lessons engaging by finding songs and material that the student is interested in. Every song is a world in itself and can offer many insights into the history and development of music. I'm currently finishing my second album of music that I wrote with SlowPokeNTurtle wh

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Richard
Charlie is the most patient and musical music teacher I have ever experienced and I am old! His approach to teaching is first rate. He is incredibly knowledgeable about all forms of music.
Larry B
This guy is incredible. He creates a safe space where you feel inspired to improvise and experiment with music. He showed me songs that changed my music taste and playing style completely. The best part of learning with him is that it feels like you are jamming with a good friend. He not only is an incredible musician but also a great mentor. I have only good things to say about Charlie
Kevin
Charlie McClaren is one of the greatest music teachers I've ever had. Learning music with him never felt like a chore, rather it was a journey we shared. He's patient and understanding, but he'll make sure you understand the music thoroughly. He showed me that music was more than an art form, it's a lens you see the world through. I can't recommend Charlie enough, no matter where you are on your musical journey, he'll take you to the next level!

Ben S.

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

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Anastasia S.

8 Reviews
Newton Center, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, German, Ukrainian
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from The Hartt School
  • Teaching since 1998
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Anastasia S.

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Notation, theory for all levels and curious, music harmony, counterpoint, form and analysis

About Anastasia

After Anastasia’s Carnegie Hall Debut in 2006, the New York Concert Review wrote: "For a critic, hearing a new pianist with a truly warm, luscious tone is like breathing in the scent of jasmine blooming - a pleasure to be recalled again and again - and so I'm happy to report that from the first not

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Weian Y.
Excellent teacher! My 9 years old daughter liked her immediately!
Dmitry
Excellent
Denny
As an adult beginner, I chose Anastasia for more personalized instruction, especially in technique, after learning the basics through community center group lessons. I have not continued only because another equally well-qualified instructor who lives close by, within walking distance, has become available. I am very pleased with the lessons and pointers that I have received. Anastasia is professional, encouraging, and friendly. An especially helpful part of her instruction is the set of comments and suggestions that she writes down to guide practice between lessons. If the neighbor instructor does not work out, I’ll be back.

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Joshua F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaches students 1 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joshua F.

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I've written a textbook on the subject, in fact.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on m

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Mendel
Connects well to kids
Owen
Joshua was great for my 10 year old son. He enjoyed playing!
mikhail
Really great teacher who has a great connection to kids
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Niki S.

35 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Farsi
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Niki S.

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Experienced teacher of 11 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation . I specialize in classical , pop as well as music theory.

About Niki

I am a passionate classically trained Piano Teacher specializing in Classical music and pop . I create an enjoyable, customized, yet disciplined lesson plan to help my students achieve their musical goals . I enjoy working with the students of all ages( Young children and Adults). I am determined t

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Payne
My son really enjoyed his first lesson. We look forward to next week!
Susan
My daughter started with Niki almost 2 years ago at age 9 and we feel so fortunate to have her as a piano teacher. Niki provides a wonderful balance of patience, nurturing and encouragement with building solid discipline and understanding. She has fostered joy and pride in my daughter and a love of piano that will stay with her a lifetime.
Heather
Niki is very patient and encouraging with my son. We've been with her for four years and counting!
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Joanna K.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $24
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor of Music from Temple University
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Joanna K.

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I will begin where you are and teach you what you need to learn to meet the goals you desire. I have taught music theory for 8 years and have experience with 4 years of college level theory.

About Joanna

I create individualized plans for each of my students based on their experience, willingness to put work in, age, and goals for themselves. I make lessons fun and also educational. My background as both a music therapist and music teacher enables me to provide help for students of all ability level

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Marisa M.
Joanna is very patient and knowledgeable!
Janet
Joanna is a caring and patient teacher. She was able to meet my needs as an adult learner in a supportive and non patronizing way. She is extremely skilled, knowledgeable and empathetic.
Jonathan
Jodie has been my violin teacher for years now, and she is truly a technical reference point for me. She is a teacher of teachers and a caring mentor!

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Average Cost of Music Theory Lessons in Marlborough, MA

The average cost of 60-minute music theory lessons in Marlborough 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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"Awesome teacher! Patient and knowledgeable. Highly recommended"
Matt
Took Music Theory lessons from Stephen O.
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"Jenny is on time always. The first lesson, she had the books ready and was very professional. I am very happy with her teaching abilities."
Matthew
Took Music Theory lessons from Jenny J.
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"Upbeat beautiful positive sweet person who loves what she does."
Wendy
Took Music Theory lessons from Sue D.
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"Hi Ms Bethany, this is Sheenu(Gia & Dia's mom). I was just confused after the class coz I had signed them both for singing lessons not theory lessons. But as far as I know you gave a great class on the basics of theory, which was wonderful. Thank you so much for your excellent class. Please let me know if I need to do anything more to change it to singing lessons.
Thank you!!

Kind regards,
Sheenu."
Gia
Took Music Theory lessons from Bethany R.
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"Great teacher. Very kind, easy to understand, and covered quite a bit."
Andrew
Took Music Theory lessons from William D.
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"David really listens! Not only to what I want and need, but to where I am and to when I'm being too ambitious. I look forward to the rest of our lessons; I know I'm going to learn a lot."
Diane
Took Music Theory lessons from David W.
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"she is a very good, patient and charismatic teacher!!! and she knows her job!!!"
Willy
Took Music Theory lessons from Katie P.
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"I am a good pianist but I really wanted to work on music theory and analysis. I chose Aaron because I wanted to know more about what I was playing. Aaron has really provided me with profound insight on multiple levels into the music I am working on, such that my performances have gained entirely new meanings. I have been working on Shostakovich's Piano Concerto no. 2 and he has really helped me to understand the harmonies in the second movement. Aaron has a warm, inviting personality and is a delight to take lessons from. I highly recommend this teacher."
Benjamin
Took Music Theory lessons from Aaron R.
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"Makala is easy to work with. She makes music so easy to understand and she approaches lessons in funny and focused way that keeps them enjoyable while staying on-track. She also has an encyclopedic knowledge of music across a surprisingly extensive range of styles. Every time I see her I learn of a new artist that I love. Highly recommend Makala!"
Rebecca
Took Music Theory lessons from Makala W.
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"Gifted teacher with amazing skill and knowledge

Our experience with Nick was outstanding. Nick gave our son multiple years of guitar lessons, as well as music theory and composition instruction. This was while our student was in a charter high school for music, and playing for hours a day. Yet, Nick's lessons were the ones he looked forward to the most. Nick treated him not only like a valued student but also as a capable musician. Guitar was not our son's first instrument, yet Nick never forgot that he needed to learn some things as a beginner and others by building on skills of an already playing musician. The individualization was the best we have seen in any music teacher. Nick was able to take him far very quickly too. And, they had a great time. The in-person lessons and Skype lessons were at an equally high level. Each lesson was personalized to our student's needs at that moment in time. Nick respected his needs in school to be working on a specific composition or learning a specific skill or even the need to be flexible with traveling. Our student has gone on to play his own music, as well as covers, at large and small venues in multiple states. He still uses the warm-ups Nick gave him to keep his speed up. Thanks Nick!"
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Took Music Theory lessons from Nick B.
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