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Eric F.

Waltham, MA
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Professional Music: Concentrations in electric bass performance and composition/arranging. from Berklee College Of Music
  • Teaching since 2008
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Eric F.

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My personal pedagogy is a combination of the basic technical and theoretical aspects of the instrument and what music the student is interested. It is paramount that students of all levels are learning their instrument through performing their favorite music. All necessary technical exercises can be adapted to a specific genre of music. I have many resources and a vast library of literature available for my lessons that I have compiled through my years at Berklee studying with the world's greatest bassists and theorists.

My main goal in every lesson is to be as time efficient as possible. We start with introducing new warm up exercises or new approaches to playing the instrument with confidence and facility. This is important for students of all levels so we can learn the correct ways to execute our favorite music in the most efficient way possible. From there I always spend the most time on the student's goals, like learning a new song or perhaps theory and improvisation. My ...

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I began teaching privately in high school at the age of 16, what started as one weekly lesson quickly became several; over that time I developed a strong passion for teaching. Watching a student's talent grow is extremely rewarding to me. Over the past 11 years I have taken my knowledge gained thro

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David R.

Jamaica Plain, MA
Starting at $34
  • BFA Musical Theatre from Hartt School of Music
  • Teaches students Male: 12 and up; Female: 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2018
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David R.

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After Teaching voice for the past few years it's clear that one thing is universal no matter what kind of singer you are: It takes an impressive amount of courage and self awareness to be heard through song. The Voice is one of the highest form of emotional expression, taking the whole body; as the whole body is the instrument. In these lessons we will focus on breath, bring attention to tension, support, and placement of the voice. Giving you the freedom to be heard. I'm excited to work together with you to find your voice.

"The best singers are relaxed in performance. That is they have no extraneous tension. Their muscles are ready to receive the impulse necessary to fulfill action and will ripple with energy."
Kristin Linklater

About David

Hey Ya'll. I've recently relocated to the Boston area from NYC, where I was constantly working on new and original musical theater and straight theatre material; doing every thing form off broadway projects to working as a singer for the NYU Musical theater writing department. I'm currently represe

Anastasia S.

8 Reviews
Newton Center, MA
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Russian, German, Ukrainian
  • Teaching since 1998
  • Awarded First Prize and the Special Prize from International Piano Competition in Rome, Italy
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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!
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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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Daniel P.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Rock and Roll, English, Classical (Baroque/Classical/Romantic), Celtic (Irish/Scottish), Blues, Bluegrass (The High Lonesome Sound)
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel P.

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Instrumentalists: if you can sing it, you can play it! No matter what you play your voice is your first instrument

About Daniel

Daniel teaches and performs classical, jazz, gypsy swing, traditional irish music, old time fiddle, bluegrass and country, blues, and rock and roll. Instruments included but not limited to: cello, violin, guitar, and mandolin. Daniel graduated in 2007 with a cello performance degree from the Lon

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Kenneth M.
Daniel does a nice job explaining the lesson.
Kimberli H.
He is an amazing teacher! Very kind and I am advancing well. I highly recommend Daniel.
Sam O.
We’re very happy with how the lessons are going!

Cheyenne R.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelors in Applied Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies from San Diego State University
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Cheyenne R.

5 Reviews
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Work on bowing exercises, finger exercises, rythm and pitch. Learn the different tempos and how to play them.

About Cheyenne

I have played the violin for 15 years, starting from when I was in elementary school. I participated in the orchestras for middle and high school. In these orchestras, we participated in many competitions and festivals. When I was in college, I joined a community orchestra called the East County Y

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Ivy
She is good with children. Could be a little stricter. But she is decicated and always on time. :-)
Vanessa
Very patient and helpful for a beginner.
Sophia
Friendly and patient
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Alec D.

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Starting at $30
  • Speaks Chinese, English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Alec D.

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I am a lifelong musician passionate about guitar improvisation - I pride myself on being able to play over any song within 30 seconds of hearing it. I am so excited to share my experience with you all so that you can experience the same joy that I do every time I learn a new song.

About Alec

I am a lifelong musician, songwriter and music producer and I am so excited to have the opportunity to share my experience with you!!! I am excited to work with you to learn the songs that YOU love, and learn how to develop your own style in the process. I specialize in guitar improvisation, and

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Alec is super encouraging and positive! His lesson plans are thorough and adaptive!

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"Will is an excellent teacher who has taught bass, acoustic and electric guitar to our son for the last 7 years.

Will's unique teaching method allows the student to assume ownership of the learning process. His student-driven lessons had our son playing songs from the very beginning. Not chords or scales, but songs that he chose. It has kept my son engaged and passionate about music throughout his childhood.

Will is also exceptionally flexible and kind, making it easy for us to fit lessons into our schedule. He has really shaped our son's childhood and love of music. We are so thankful and would highly recommend him as an excellent teacher for any student."
Heather
Took Acoustic Guitar lessons from Will V.
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"Great guy, i had a lot of fun"
Jose
Took Guitar lessons from Ben H.
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"My daughter is thrilled with her 1st lesson. Thanks for adjusting and being so kind! And she says, “you’re the best!.”"
Mackenzie
Took Piano lessons from Ryan B.
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"This was my daughter's first lesson with Michelle and she is so excited to continue with her as her singing teacher. Michelle has given my daughter valuable advice to improve her singing voice for auditions. I'm so glad we discovered takelessons!"
Bella
Took Broadway Singing lessons from Michelle A.
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"Remi has been a fantastic and dependable teacher. He has been providing piano lessons for my daughter and guitar lessons for my son. Both are in tae kwon do which equates to frequent reschedules and cancellations. Remi has always been accommodating and willing to work with us to make this work. As a teacher he exhibits the patience of a saint and is willing to go through lessons repeatedly and from different angles to ensure that the student 'gets it'. I have been, and continue to be, very satisfied with Remi."
Stacy
Took Piano lessons from Raymond (Remi) L.
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"Phil is a naturally gifted teacher. He listens well and took time to understand what I feel I need to concentrate on right now. He knows how to work with a person effectively."
Carolyn
Took Guitar lessons from Phillip Z.
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"Joel's music theory lessons are superb!"
Matty
Took Guitar lessons from Joel J.
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"Peter is an outstanding instructor! He has a nice space for teaching and works to understand where the student is starting from - making sure to emphasize a base of fundamentals that will see you through for the rest of your piping career. I highly recommend him!"
Cathy
Took Bagpipes lessons from Peter W.
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"Scott is an excellent teacher, very knowledgeable about music & guitar. I was impressed that he took the time to incorporate some of everything that I said I wanted to learn in the FIRST lesson!"
Paula
Took Classical Guitar lessons from Scott K.
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"Rachel is a wonderful teacher! My daughter loves her lessons with Rachel! Rachel is very insightful and observant. She also has a wealth of knowledge on singing and musical theater. My daughter is very serious about having a career in musical theater someday and she really appreciates how compassionate and dedicated Rachel is to making her a better singer. After many talks with my daughter, I can tell you Rachel has a great sense of humor, great knowledge, wisdom, industry insight and she is very caring. You could not find a better teacher! My daughter plans to keep taking lessons from Rachel for a long time. Don't walk, RUN to get your lessons with her! She is that awesome!"
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Took Musical Theater lessons from Rachel E.
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